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  • 121Rashid Al-Daif — (or Rasheed Al Daif, Rachid El Daïf, Rachid El Daif) is a Lebanese author. He writes in Arabic and is translated in 9 languages (French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Swedish, Dutch, Italian, Greek). Bibliography Novels1982, Unsi yalhu… …

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  • 122Gilyonim — is a term used by the scribes flourishing between 100 and 135 CE to denote the Gospels.Play upon wordsThe designation as used by them did not imply any mockery; Rabbi Meïr, who flourished after 135, a descendant of Greek proselytes, was the first …

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  • 123Julian Sturgis — Julian Russell Sturgis (21 October 1848 – 13 April 1904) was an American born novelist, poet, librettist and lyricist. He played football as an amateur for the Wanderers F.C. winning the English FA Cup in 1873, and was thus the first American to… …

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  • 124Kareem Salama — is known as the first Muslim country western singer. His music is a product of the combination of his Islamic values and the passion for western country music. Salama was born to two Egyptian Muslim immigrants and was raised in Oklahoma and Texas …

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  • 125Mirabile Illud — is an encyclical of Pope Pius XII on the crusade of prayer for peace, given at Rome from St. Peter s on the sixth day of December, the year 1950, the twelfth of his Pontificate. The Pope is concerned about imminent war spreading from the Korea to …

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  • 126History of Georgia (country) — History of Georgia This article is part of a series Prehistory …

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  • 127George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick — George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick, FRS, FSA (16 September 1746 – 1816), styled Lord Greville until 1773, was a British nobleman and politician.cite web|url=http://everything2.com/title/Earl%2520of%2520Warwick|title=Earl of… …

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  • 128Literatura griega moderna — El texto que sigue es una traducción defectuosa o incompleta. Si quieres colaborar con Wikipedia, busca el artículo original y mejora o finaliza esta traducción. Puedes dar aviso al autor principal del artículo pegando el siguiente código en su… …

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  • 129Предпосылки Гражданской войны в США — Сражение за форт Самтер  первое в ходе гражданской войны. Главной причиной гражданской войны в США было …

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  • 130sordor — [sôr′dər] n. 〚ModL < L sordes, filth: see SORDID〛 wretchedness or squalor; sordidness * * * …

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  • 131Juvenal — Juvenalian /jooh veuh nay lee euhn/, adj. /jooh veuh nl/, n. (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) A.D. c60 140, Roman poet. * * * orig. Decimus Junius Juvenalis born с AD 55 died 130 Roman poet. He is believed to have been born into a wealthy family, to&#8230; …

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  • 132misery — /miz euh ree/, n., pl. miseries. 1. wretchedness of condition or circumstances. 2. distress or suffering caused by need, privation, or poverty. 3. great mental or emotional distress; extreme unhappiness. 4. a cause or source of distress. 5. Older …

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  • 133performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 134social science — social scientist. 1. the study of society and social behavior. 2. a science or field of study, as history, economics, etc., dealing with an aspect of society or forms of social activity. [1775 85] * * * Any discipline or branch of science that&#8230; …

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  • 135sorrow — sorrower, n. sorrowless, adj. /sor oh, sawr oh/, n. 1. distress caused by loss, affliction, disappointment, etc.; grief, sadness, or regret. 2. a cause or occasion of grief or regret, as an affliction, a misfortune, or trouble: His first sorrow&#8230; …

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  • 136squalor — /skwol euhr, skwaw leuhr/, n. the condition of being squalid; filth and misery. [1615 25; < L squalor dirtiness, equiv. to squal(ere) to be dirty, encrusted + or OR1] Syn. wretchedness. Ant. splendor. * * * …

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  • 137woe — /woh/, n. 1. grievous distress, affliction, or trouble: His woe was almost beyond description. 2. an affliction: She suffered a fall, among her other woes. interj. 3. an exclamation of grief, distress, or lamentation. [bef. 900; ME wo (interj.&#8230; …

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  • 138wretched — wretchedly, adv. wretchedness, n. /rech id/, adj., wretcheder, wretchedest. 1. very unfortunate in condition or circumstances; miserable; pitiable. 2. characterized by or attended with misery and sorrow. 3. despicable, contemptible, or mean: a&#8230; …

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  • 139Pascal, Blaise — born June 19, 1623, Clermont Ferrand, France died Aug. 19, 1662, Paris French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher. The son of a mathematician, he was a child prodigy, earning the envy of René Descartes with an essay he wrote on&#8230; …

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  • 140political philosophy — Branch of philosophy that analyzes the state and related concepts such as political obligation, law, social justice, and constitution. The first major work of political philosophy in the Western tradition was Plato s Republic. Aristotle s&#8230; …

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