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  • 141slavery — /slay veuh ree, slayv ree/, n. 1. the condition of a slave; bondage. 2. the keeping of slaves as a practice or institution. 3. a state of subjection like that of a slave: He was kept in slavery by drugs. 4. severe toil; drudgery. [1545 55; SLAVE… …

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  • 142visionary — visionariness, n. /vizh euh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. visionaries. adj. 1. given to or characterized by fanciful, not presently workable, or unpractical ideas, views, or schemes: a visionary enthusiast. 2. given to or concerned with seeing visions.… …

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  • 143Bruno, Giordano — orig. Filippo Bruno born 1548, Nola, near Naples died Feb. 17, 1600, Rome Italian philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, and occultist. He entered a Dominican convent in 1565 and was ordained a priest in 1572. He abandoned the order in 1576… …

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  • 144children's literature — Body of written works produced to entertain or instruct young people. The genre encompasses a wide range of works, including acknowledged classics of world literature, picture books and easy to read stories, and fairy tales, lullabies, fables,… …

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  • 145Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 146All Hallows College — • An institution devoted to the preparation of priests for the missions in English speaking countries Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. All Hallows College     All Hallows College …

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  • 147Crusades — • Expeditions undertaken, in fulfilment of a solemn vow, to deliver the Holy Places from Mohammedan tyranny. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Crusades     Crusades      …

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  • 148Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel — • Inventor; b. at Vidalon lez Annonay, 26 August, 1740; d. at Balaruc les Bains, France, 26 June, 1810 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Montgolfier, Joseph Michel      …

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  • 149Original Sin — • Original sin is (1) the sin that Adam committed; (2) a consequence of this first sin, the hereditary stain with which we are born on account of our origin or descent from Adam. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Original Sin      …

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  • 150Paganism — • Paganism, in the broadest sense includes all religions other than the true one revealed by God, and, in a narrower sense, all except Christianity, Judaism, and Islam Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Paganism     Paganism …

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  • 151Cardinal Richelieu —     Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke de Richelieu     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke de Richelieu     Cardinal; French statesman, b. in Paris, 5 September, 1585; d. there 4 December 1642. At first he intended to follow a… …

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  • 152Francois Fenelon —     François de Salignac de la Mothe Fénelon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► François de Salignac de la Mothe Fénelon     A celebrated French bishop and author, b. in the Château de Fénelon in Périgord (Dordogne), 6 August, 1651; d. at Cambrai, 7… …

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  • 153Joseph-Michel Montgolfier —     Joseph Michel Montgolfier     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Joseph Michel Montgolfier     Inventor; b. at Vidalon lez Annonay, Department of Ardèche, France, 26 August, 1740; d. at Balaruc les Bains, Department of Hérault, France, 26 June, 1810.… …

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  • 154Philip II (King of Spain) —     Philip II     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Philip II     King of Spain, only son of the Emperor Charles V, and Isabella of Portugal, b. at Valladolid, 21 May, 1527; d. at the Escorial, 13 Sept., 1598. He was carefully educated in the sciences,… …

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  • 155The Bollandists —     The Bollandists     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Bollandists     An association of ecclesiastical scholars engaged in editing the Acta Sanctorum. This work is a great hagiographical collection begun during the first years of the seventeenth… …

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  • 156immaterial — im·ma·te·ri·al /ˌi mə tir ē əl/ adj: not essential, pertinent, or of consequence the jury could have discounted the medical history evidence, or while accepting its accuracy, found it immaterial Willett v. State, 911 S.W.2d 937 (1995) compare… …

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  • 157chimerically — adverb In a chimerical manner …

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  • 158qilin — noun A mythical Chinese hooved chimerical creature, said to appear in conjunction with the arrival of a sage. ...a red and gold textile with phoenixes in one row swooping towards qilins in the next amidst a densely foliated ground …

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  • 159Changeling: The Dreaming — 1st edition cover Designer(s) 1st edition: Mark Rein·Hagen, Sam Chupp, Ian Lemke, Joshua Gabriel Timbrook 2<sm all>nd edition: Ian Lemke, Jackie Cassada, Brian Campbell, Richard E. Dansky, Chris Howard, Angel Leigh McCoy, Neil Mick, Nicky… …

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  • 160Depiction of the Middle Ages in popular culture — Representations of the Middle Ages are frequently attested in various media of modern culture, from literature, drama and film to comics, reenactment and videogames. The following is meant to provide an overview of the various articles relevant… …

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