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  • 1 On the strength of — Strength Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force;… …

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  • 2 Strength — Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; …

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  • 3 Upon the strength of — Strength Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force;… …

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  • 4 strength — n. 1. Power, might, force, potency, puissance, nerve, vigor. 2. Solidity, toughness, hardness. 3. Impregnability. 4. Lustiness, brawniness, robustness, stoutness. 5. Fortitude, courage, spirit, animation, firmness, resolution. 6. Validity,… …

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  • 5 English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 6 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 7 Fujiwara no Teika — A portrait of Teika by Kikuchi Yōsai (菊池 容斎) Born 1162 Kyoto, Japan Died September 26, 1241( …

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  • 8 History of Medicine —     History of Medicine     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Medicine     The history of medical science, considered as a part of the general history of civilization, should logically begin in Mesopotamia, where tradition and philological… …

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  • 9 vigorous — vigorous, energetic, strenuous, lusty, nervous can all mean having or manifesting great vitality and force. A person or thing is vigorous that has or manifests active strength or force and exhibits no signs of a depletion of the powers associated …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Katharine Hepburn — Studio publicity photo, circa 1940 Born Katharine Houghton Hepburn May 12, 1907(1907 05 12) …

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  • 11 Doorways in the Sand —   …

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  • 12 Poetry analysis — is the process of investigating a poem s form, content, and history in an informed way, with the aim of heightening one s own and others understanding and appreciation of the work.The words poem and poetry derive from the Greek poiēma (to make)… …

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  • 13 Seattle Men's Chorus — Infobox musical artist Name = Seattle Men s Chorus Img capt = Img size = 188 Landscape = Background = classical ensemble Alias = SMC Origin = flagicon|USA Seattle, Washington, United States Instrument = 275 voices Genre = Broadway, choral,… …

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  • 14 Vocal pedagogy — Vocal pedagogy, or voice pedagogy, is the study of the teaching of singing. Vocal pedagogists are people who study the teaching of singing. To some extent all voice teachers are vocal pedagogists because vocal pedagogy informs them about not only …

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  • 15 Aristotle: Aesthetics and philosophy of mind — David Gallop AESTHETICS Aesthetics, as that field is now understood, does not form the subjectmatter of any single Aristotelian work. No treatise is devoted to such topics as the essential nature of a work of art, the function of art in general,… …

    History of philosophy

  • 16 Novel — For other uses, see Novel (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Novell. New novels in a Oldenburg bookshop, February 2009 …

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  • 17 Ezra Pound — Infobox Writer name = Ezra Pound caption = Ezra Pound in 1913 birthdate = birth date|mf=yes|1885|10|30 birthplace = Hailey, Idaho Territory, United States deathdate = death date and age|mf=yes|1972|11|1|1885|10|30 deathplace = Venice, Italy… …

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  • 18 Fred Astaire — Infobox actor name = Fred Astaire imagesize = 200px caption = Astaire in Royal Wedding (1951) birthname = Frederick Austerlitz birthdate = birth date|1899|5|10|mf=y birthplace = Omaha, Nebraska, USA deathdate = death date and… …

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  • 19 Magic realism — or magical realism is an aesthetic style or genre of fiction [1] in which magical elements blend with the real world. The story explains these magical elements as real occurrences, presented in a straightforward manner that places the real and… …

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  • 20 Colonial Williamsburg — Williamsburg Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark District …

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