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  • 141German literature — Introduction       German literature comprises the written works of the German speaking peoples of central Europe. It has shared the fate of German politics and history: fragmentation and discontinuity. Germany did not become a modern nation… …

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  • 142Mangan, James Clarence — ▪ Irish writer born May 1, 1803, Dublin died June 20, 1849, Dublin       a prolific and uneven writer of almost every kind of verse whose best work, inspired by love of Ireland, ranks high in Irish poetry.       The son of an unsuccessful grocer …

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  • 143Radishchev, Aleksandr Nikolayevich — ▪ Russian author born Aug. 20 [Aug. 31, New Style], 1749, Moscow, Russia died Sept. 12 [Sept. 24], 1802, St. Petersburg       writer who founded the revolutionary tradition in Russian literature and thought.       Radishchev, a nobleman, was… …

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  • 144Rutherford B. Hayes: Wealth in the Hands of the Few — ▪ Primary Source              Unlike most of his fellow Republicans, President Rutherford B. Hayes held an unsympathetic attitude toward the trusts. This was one of many issues that caused Hayes to lose the support of portions of the party early… …

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  • 145James Madison: First Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Saturday, March 4, 1809       Unwilling to depart from examples of the most revered authority, I avail myself of the occasion now presented to express the profound impression made on me by the call of my country to the… …

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  • 146Frederick Douglass: The Color Line in America (1883) — ▪ Primary Source       After 1877, following the withdrawal of Union troops from South Carolina, Louisiana, and Florida, Reconstruction officially ended. In theory, African Americans were free, but, in practice, their status was far from equal.… …

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  • 147Alms and Almsgiving — • Any material favour done to assist the needy, and prompted by charity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alms and Almsgiving     Alms and Almsgiving      …

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  • 148Byzantine Literature — • The four cultural elements included are the Greek, the Christian, the Roman, and the Oriental Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Byzantine Literature     Byzantine Literature …

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  • 149Hospitals — • Originally, hospital meant a place where strangers or visitors were received; in the course of time, its use was restricted to institutions for the care of the sick Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hospitals     Hospitals …

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  • 150John of Hauteville — • Moralist and satirical poet of the twelfth century (flourished about 1184) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. John of Hauteville     John of Hauteville      …

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  • 151Property — • The person who enjoys the full right to dispose of it insofar as is not forbidden by law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Property     Property      …

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  • 152distress — dis·tress n [Anglo French destrece, literally, tightness, anguish, deprivation, from Old French, ultimately from Late Latin districtus severe, from past participle of distringere to hinder, punish see distrain] 1: seizure and detention of the… …

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  • 153misery — noun a) Great unhappiness; extreme pain of body or mind; wretchedness; distress; woe. b) Cause of misery; calamity; misfortune …

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  • 154Cho Seon-jak — Born November 13, 1940 (1940 11 13) (age 71) Occupation Novelist Nationality South Korea Period 1940 present Genres …

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  • 155Church of Cyprus — Main article: Religion in Cyprus Church of Cyprus Coat of arms Founder St Barnabas the Apostle Independence …

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  • 156Conversation poems — Samuel Taylor Coleridge portrayed by Washington Allston in 1814 The conversation poems are a group of eight poems composed by Samuel Taylor Coleridge …

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  • 157Glossary of ancient Roman religion — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. Ancient Roman religion …

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  • 158Devil's Acre — The Devil s Acre with the Palace of Westminster in the background, in an 1872 illustration by Gustave Doré. The illustration shows the Devil s Acre some years into the slum clearance, with the courtyard of small low lying houses surrounded by… …

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  • 159List of recurring The Mighty Boosh characters — The following is a list of recurring characters from The Mighty Boosh, including characters from the television series, the radio series, and the various stage shows. Most of the recurring characters are played by Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding,… …

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  • 160Magdalen Society of Philadelphia — The Magdalen Society of Philadelphia was a private charitable organization founded in 1800 to redeem prostitutes and other fallen women. This was the first association in the United States that sought to rescue and reform wayward women. A number… …

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