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  • 61 Maude Robinson — (1859–1950) was a Quaker writer of short stories and a memoir about growing up on a South Downs farm at Saddlescombe in the 1860s. She was the younger sister of the paediatrician Louis Robinson. Life and works Maude Robinson described her stories …

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  • 62 Salamander (legendary creature) — This article is about the legendary creature; for the amphibian, see Salamander. The salamander is an amphibian of the order Urodela. As with many real creatures, pre modern authors often ascribed fantastic qualities to it (compare the… …

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  • 63 Eliza Rennie — Infobox Writer name = Eliza Rennie/ Mrs Eliza Walker caption = birthdate = 17 May 1813 birthplace = Aberdeen, Scotland deathdate = unknown occupation = Author movement = notableworks = Traits of Character influences = Mary Shelley influenced =… …

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  • 64 fable — fabler, n. /fay beuhl/, n., v., fabled, fabling. n. 1. a short tale to teach a moral lesson, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare; Aesop s fables. 2. a story not founded on fact:… …

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  • 65 Foster, Hannah Webster — ▪ American writer née  Hannah Webster  born Sept. 10, 1758, Salisbury, Mass. [U.S.] died April 17, 1840, Montreal, Que., Can.       American novelist whose single successful novel, though highly sentimental, broke with some of the conventions of… …

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  • 66 Morton, Sarah Wentworth Apthorp — ▪ American poet née  Sarah Wentworth Apthorp,  pseudonym  Constantia  or  Philenia  born August 1759, Boston, Mass. [U.S.] died May 14, 1846, Quincy, Mass., U.S.       American poet whose verse, distinctively American in character, was admired in …

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  • 67 Gines Perez de Hita —     Ginés Pérez de Hita     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ginés Pérez de Hita     Spanish writer, born at Murcia. Little is known of his life except that he lived during the second half of the sixteenth century, and probably took part in campaigns… …

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  • 68 Harrison Weir — 1889 Harrison William Weir (* 1824 in Lewes, East Sussex; † 4. Januar 1906) war ein Künstler im viktorianischen England. Er gilt als der Begründer der modernen Katzenzucht und organisierte 1871 die erste Ausstellung von Katzen in London …

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  • 69 Florence Maybrick — (née le 3 septembre 1862 à Mobile (Alabama) et décédée le 23 octobre 1941 à South Kent dans le Comté de Litchfield, Connecticut) fut au cœur d une célèbre affaire criminelle de la fin du XIXe siècle en Grande Bretagne. Sommaire 1 Biographie… …

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  • 70 documentary — doc·u·men·ta·ry /ˌdä kyə men tə rē/ adj: being, consisting of, or contained in documents documentary evidence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 71 Romolo — m Italian (characteristic of the region around Rome): from the Latin name Rōmulus, borne by one of the legendary founders of the Roman state. According to the legend, Romulus won a competition with his twin brother Remus to name and rule over the …

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  • 72 experimental — a. 1. Empiric, empirical, experiential, from experience, tried, tested, verified, ascertained, founded on fact, supported by experiment or observation. 2. Inwardly felt, actually undergone, really had or experienced. 3. Tentative, in the way of… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 73 fable — fa•ble [[t]ˈfeɪ bəl[/t]] n. v. bled, bling 1) lit. a short tale used to teach a moral, often with animals as characters 2) lit. a story not founded on fact 3) lit. a legend or myth 4) lie; falsehood 5) lit. archaic to tell or write fables 6) to… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 74 fable — /ˈfeɪbəl / (say faybuhl) noun 1. a short tale to teach a moral, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare. 2. a story not founded on fact. 3. a story about supernatural or… …

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  • 75 unfounded — [unfoun′did] adj. not founded on fact or truth; baseless …

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  • 76 un´sub|stan´tial|ly — un|sub|stan|tial «UHN suhb STAN shuhl», adjective. 1. not based or founded on fact; flimsy; slight; unreal: »these deep but unsubstantial meditations (Edward Gibbon). Nor build on unsubstantial hope thy trust (Robert Southey). 2. lacking in… …

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  • 77 un|sub|stan|tial — «UHN suhb STAN shuhl», adjective. 1. not based or founded on fact; flimsy; slight; unreal: »these deep but unsubstantial meditations (Edward Gibbon). Nor build on unsubstantial hope thy trust (Robert Southey). 2. lacking in substance: »a rather… …

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  • 78 Black Cadets at the Coast Guard Academy — Founded in 1876, the U. S. Coast Guard Academy graduated their first African American Cadet in 1966. Prior to 1962, there was one African American Cadet, Jarvis Wright, admitted. The Coast Guard Academy is the only Military Academy that does not… …

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  • 79 History of Harbin Institute of Technology — Founded in 1920, [ [http://en.hit.edu.cn/about/international.htm WelCome to Harbin Institute of Technology ] ] , Harbin Institute of Technology has developed into an important research university focusing on engineering with supporting faculties… …

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  • 80 Language Freedom Movement — Founded in 1966, the Language Freedom Movement was an organization dedicated to the opposition of the state sponsored Gaelic Revival of the Irish language in the Republic of Ireland with backing by such notable figures as Irish speaking writers… …

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