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  • 21The Doors of Perception —   …

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  • 22John Bale — For the American baseball player use John Bale (baseball) John Bale (21 November, 1495 ndash;November, 1563) was an English churchman, historian and controversialist, and Bishop of Ossory. He wrote the oldest known historical verse drama in… …

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  • 23William Kempe — See Will Kempe (actor) for the contemporary television actor William Kempe (died 1603?), also spelled Kemp, was an English actor and dancer best known for being one of the original actors in William Shakespeare s plays. Specialising in comic… …

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  • 24Rule, Britannia! — is a British patriotic song, originating from the poem Rule, Britannia by James Thomson and set to music by Thomas Arne in 1740. [cite book | last = Scholes| first = Percy A| title = The Oxford Companion to Music (tenth Edition)| publisher =… …

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  • 25Vsevolod Meyerhold — Vsevelod Meyerhold Meyerhold dressed as Pierrot for his production of Alexander Blok s The Fairground Booth in 1907. Birth name Karl Kasimir Theodor Meyerhold …

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  • 26Infidels — For the religious concept, see Infidel. For the Canadian funk rock band, see Infidels (band). Infidels Studio album by Bob Dylan …

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  • 27Sarah Bas Tovim — (lived in the late 17th and early 18th centuries) was a Ukrainian Jew, author of Shloshe Shearim ( Three Portals ) the most widely circulated of the tkhines, Yiddish language prayer booklets intended mainly for Jewish women. [Liptzin, 1972, 16]… …

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  • 28Secondary characters in Calvin and Hobbes — Bill Watterson s comic strip Calvin and Hobbes features a wide range of secondary characters. These range from his fellow students at school to monsters and aliens from Calvin s vivid imagination. Contents 1 Calvin s family 1.1 Calvin s father… …

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  • 29The Devils of Loudun — For the opera, see The Devils of Loudun (opera). The Devils of Loudun   …

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  • 30Viaje al Parnaso — (or Viaje del Parnaso ) ( es. Journey to Parnassus) is a poetic work by Miguel de Cervantes, generally rated as his second greatest work after the novel Don Quixote . It was first published in 1614, two years before the author s death.The chief… …

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  • 31Sarcasm — is stating the opposite of an intended meaning especially in order to sneeringly, slyly, jest or mock a person, situation or thing. It is strongly associated with irony, with some definitions classifying it as a type of verbal irony intended to… …

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  • 32Coptic Persecutions — • During the first two centuries the Church of Alexandria seems to have been freer from official persecution at the hands of the Roman Government than its sister churches of Rome and Antioch. . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Coptic… …

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  • 33Music at Night — 1st UK edition (publ. Chatto Windus) Music at Night is a 1931 collection of essays by Aldous Huxley. The essays in this books cover different subjects, such as morality in arts ( To the Puritan All Thing are Impure , a defence of his friend D. H …

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  • 34NADIR, MOYSHE — (pseudonym of Isaac Reis; 1885–1943), Yiddish poet and humorist. Born in eastern Galicia, Nadir emigrated to New York at the age of 13 and at 16 began to write lyrics in which he emphasized the hardships of the immigrant generation. His later… …

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  • 35STUDY — The study of the Torah (talmud Torah) as a supreme religious duty is one of the most typical and far reaching ideas of rabbinic Judaism. Talmudic literature is full of references to the mitzvah of Torah study, especially of the difficult halakhic …

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