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  • 61Reproach — Re*proach , n. [F. reproche. See {Reproach}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of reproaching; censure mingled with contempt; contumelious or opprobrious language toward any person; abusive reflections; as, severe reproach. [1913 Webster] No… …

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  • 62Scorn — (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF. escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to mock.] 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs… …

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  • 63Scorn — (sk[^o]rn), v. i. To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully. [1913 Webster] He said mine eyes were black and my hair black, And, now I am remembered, scorned at me. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 64To laugh to scorn — Scorn Scorn (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF. escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to mock.] 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain… …

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  • 65To think scorn — Scorn Scorn (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF. escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to mock.] 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain… …

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  • 66Upbraid — Up*braid , n. The act of reproaching; contumely. [Obs.] Foul upbraid. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 67Natural law — For other uses, see Natural law (disambiguation). Natural law, or the law of nature (Latin: lex naturalis), is any system of law which is purportedly determined by nature, and thus universal.[1] Classically, natural law refers to the use of… …

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  • 68Margaret Singer — For the birth control activist, see Margaret Sanger. Dr. Margaret Singer Born 1921 Denver, Colorado, United States …

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  • 69Kanishka — Infobox Monarch name =Kanishka I title =Kushan king caption =Gold coin of Kanishka I (late issue, c.150 AD). Kanishka standing, clad in heavy Kushan coat and long boots, flames emanating from shoulders, holding standard in his left hand, and… …

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  • 70Charles Peace — Charles Frederick Peace (14 May 1832 – 25 February 1879) was a notorious English burglar and murderer from Sheffield, whose somewhat remarkable life later spawned dozens of romanticised novels and films. Peace is mentioned by name in the Sherlock …

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  • 71Matthew Parris — Not to be confused with Matthew Paris. For the lawyer and writer on Balkan affairs see Matthew Parish. Matthew Parris Member of Parliament for West Derbyshire In office 3 May 1979 – 8 May 1986 Preceded by James Scott Hopkins …

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  • 72William Hull — Infobox Officeholder caption = William Hull circa 1800 order = 1st title=Governor of Michigan Territory term start = March 22, 1805 term end = October 29, 1813 successor = Lewis Cass president = Thomas Jefferson, James Madison birth date = birth… …

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  • 73Sedition Act of 1918 — The Sedition Act of 1918 was an amendment to the Espionage Act of 1917 passed at the urging of President Woodrow Wilson, who was concerned that dissent, in time of war, was a significant threat to morale. The passing of this act forbade Americans …

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  • 74To be, or not to be — For other uses, see To Be or Not to Be. To be, or not to be is the opening phrase of a soliloquy from William Shakespeare s play Hamlet (written about 1600), Act III, Scene 1. It is the best known quotation from the play and one of the most… …

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  • 75Norman Podhoretz — Born January 16, 1930 (1930 01 16) (age 81) Brownsville, Brooklyn United States Occupation Author Commentator Nationality American Subjects …

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  • 76Thomas Bernhard — Born 9 February 1931(1931 02 09) Heerlen, Netherlands Died 12 February 1989(1989 02 12) (aged 58) Gmunden, Upper Austria …

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  • 77Harmonium (poetry collection) — Harmonium is a book of poetry by U.S. poet Wallace Stevens. His first book, it was published in 1923 by Knopf in an edition of 1500 copies. He was in middle age at that time, forty four years old. The collection comprises 85 poems, ranging in… …

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  • 78Crepitus (mythology) — Crepitus is an alleged Roman god of flatulence. It is unlikely that Crepitus was ever actually worshiped. The only ancient source for the claim that such a god was ever worshiped comes from Christian satire. The name Crepitus standing alone would …

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  • 79Friday's Child (novel) — infobox Book | name = Friday s Child title orig = translator = image caption = author = Georgette Heyer cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Regency, Romance novel publisher = Sourcebooks, Inc. release date …

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  • 80Meg Zamula — is a former DJ at WMUC, a onetime writer for Pitchfork Media, co creator of the Soi Disantra blog, and editor of a few mid 1990s fanzines. In 2005, the band Swirlies released an album called Winsome Zamula s Hammer of Contumely in response to… …

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