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  • 101 Industry and Idleness — is the title of a series of 12 plot linked engravings created by William Hogarth in 1747, intending to illustrate to working children the possible rewards of hard work and diligent application and the sure disasters attending a lack of both.… …

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  • 102 Dule Tree — Dule or dool trees in Britain were used as gallows for public hangings.[1] They were also used as gibbets for the display of the corpse for a considerable period of time after such hangings. These Trees of Lamentation or Grief were usually… …

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  • 103 Beaumaris Gaol — is a disused jail located in Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales. Although no longer in use it remains largely unaltered and is now a museum open to visitors, with around 30,000 visiting each year.The jail was designed by Joseph Hansom, designer of the… …

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  • 104 Coventry to Leamington line — Overview The Coventry to Leamington line is a railway line linking the city of Coventry with the town of Leamington Spa. It was completed in 1851 by the LNWR, with the loop to Berkswell opening on 2nd March 1884. Stations served The line… …

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  • 105 Edward Jordan — (1771 1809) was an Irish rebel, fisherman and pirate in Nova Scotia. He was typical of the violent but short lived pirates in the 19th Century following the end of Golden Age of Piracy in the 18th Century. Born in Carlow County, Ireland, he took… …

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  • 106 Maronite mummies — Yasmine Born around 1283 A.D. Asi al Hadath, Qadisha Valley Died around 1283 A.D. Asi al Hadath grotto Cause of death Mameluke Siege …

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  • 107 William Newton (poet) — Infobox Person name = William Newton image size = caption = birth date = 1750William Newton at the Dictionary of National Biography now in the public domain] birth place = Abney, Derbyshire death date = 1830 death place = Tideswell education =… …

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  • 108 Fallbeil — Französische Guillotinen Links: Modell 1792, rechts: Modell 1872 (Bauzustand von 1907) – Modell Nachbauten Maßstab 1:6 Die Guillotine [gijo tiːn(ə)] (dt. Fallbeil) ist ein nach dem französischen Arzt Joseph Ignace Guillotin benanntes Gerät zur… …

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  • 109 Fallschwertmaschine — Französische Guillotinen Links: Modell 1792, rechts: Modell 1872 (Bauzustand von 1907) – Modell Nachbauten Maßstab 1:6 Die Guillotine [gijo tiːn(ə)] (dt. Fallbeil) ist ein nach dem französischen Arzt Joseph Ignace Guillotin benanntes Gerät zur… …

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  • 110 Guillotine — Französische Guillotinen Links: Modell 1792, rechts: Modell 1872 (Bauzustand von 1907) – Modellnachbauten Maßstab 1:6 …

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  • 111 Marie-Josephte Corriveau — Le squelette de la Corriveau terrorisant un voyageur un soir de tempête, illustration de Charles Walter Simpson pour les Légendes du Saint Laurent, 1926. Marie Josephte Corriveau, mieux connue sous le surnom de « la Corriveau »,… …

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  • 112 Coventry to Leamington Line — Overview Locale West Midlands (region) Operation Opened 1851 Owner Network Rail …

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  • 113 Drinsey Nook — Coordinates: 53°15′33″N 0°41′47″W / 53.25918900°N 0.69632493°W / 53.25918900; 0.69632493 …

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  • 114 Mosagallaku Mosagadu — Mosagallaku Mosagaru Directed by K. S. R. Das Produced by G. Adiseshagiri Rao Written by Arudra Starring Ghattamaneni Krishna Vijaya Nirmala …

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  • 115 Law French — El Kelham s Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language (1779) proporciona traducciones al inglés del Francés Legal a partir de actas parlamentarias y jurídicas El law french o francés legal es un lenguaje arcaico basado en el normando… …

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  • 116 gallows — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gibbet, scaffold, crosstree, hanging tree, yardarm. See punishment. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gibbet, scaffold, yardarm, hangman s tree, Tyburn Tree, tree, noose, halter, drop* …

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  • 117 hang — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. suspend, dangle, sag; attach; depend, be contingent (on); string up, lynch. See pendency, connection, killing, relation. n., informal, knack, art, skill. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To suspend] Syn. dangle …

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  • 118 jib — (n.) foresail of a ship, 1660s, gibb, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to GIBBET (Cf. gibbet), from notion of a sail hanging from a masthead [Barnhart, OED]. Or perhaps from jib (v.) shift a sail or boom (1690s), from Du. gijben, apparently… …

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  • 119 hanging — hang·ing || hæŋɪŋ n. act of suspending; act of executing by suspending by the neck (from a gallows, gibbet, etc.) hæŋ n. manner in which something hangs; knack, gist of how to do or operate something v. suspend; be suspended; attach,… …

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  • 120 gallows — plural noun 1) the wooden gallows Syn: gibbet, scaffold, gallows tree 2) they were condemned to the gallows Syn: hanging, being hanged, the noose, the rope, the gibbet, the scaffold, execution …

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