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  • 1 Royall Tyler — (June 18, 1757 – August 26, 1826), American jurist and playwright who wrote The Contrast in 1787 and published The Algerine Captive in 1797. He also wrote several legal tracts, six plays, a musical drama, two long poems, a semifictional travel… …

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  • 2 sally — I. n. 1. Sortie. 2. Digression, excursion, trip, run. 3. Frolic, escapade, wild gayety. 4. Jest, joke, quip, quirk, crank, witticism, sprightly fancy, flash of wit, jeu d esprit. II. v. n. Rush out, issue suddenly …

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  • 3 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 4 performing 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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  • 5 whimsical — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Gothic, abnormal, absurd, adrift, afloat, agnostic, alternating, ambiguous, amorphous, amusing, anomalous, arbitrary, baroque, biting, bizarre, brain born, brilliant, capricious, chancy, changeable, changeful,… …

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  • 6 nonfictional prose — Introduction       any literary work that is based mainly on fact, even though it may contain fictional elements. Examples are the essay and biography.       Defining nonfictional prose literature is an immensely challenging task. This type of… …

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  • 7 List of Pokémon (387–440) — Pokémon has 646 (as of Pokémon Black and White) distinctive fictional species classified as the titular Pokémon. These creatures and entities reside throughout various locations of the fictional Pokémon universe and can be caught by humans… …

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  • 8 The Tangled Skein — Infobox Book | name = The Tangled Skein title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of the 1907 1st edition author = Baroness Orczy illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Historical novel… …

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  • 9 Gay — (g[=a]), a. [Compar. {Gayer}; superl. {Gayest}.] [F. gai, perhaps fr. OHG. g?hi swift, rapid, G. g[ a]h, j[ a]h, steep, hasty; or cf. OHG. w?hi beatiful, good. Cf. {Jay}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness or… …

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  • 10 Gayer — Gay Gay (g[=a]), a. [Compar. {Gayer}; superl. {Gayest}.] [F. gai, perhaps fr. OHG. g?hi swift, rapid, G. g[ a]h, j[ a]h, steep, hasty; or cf. OHG. w?hi beatiful, good. Cf. {Jay}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Gayest — Gay Gay (g[=a]), a. [Compar. {Gayer}; superl. {Gayest}.] [F. gai, perhaps fr. OHG. g?hi swift, rapid, G. g[ a]h, j[ a]h, steep, hasty; or cf. OHG. w?hi beatiful, good. Cf. {Jay}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness …

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  • 12 Vauxhall Chevette — Manufacturer Vauxhall Motors Also called Opel Chevette (Vauxhall) …

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  • 13 Neo-Grec — Severe Greek Revival in the tomb of the German actor Bogumil Dawison, died 1872, Dresden Neo Grec is a term referring to late manifestations of Neoclassicism, early Neo Renaissance now called the Greek Revival style, which was popularized in… …

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  • 14 The Vicar of Wakefield — This article is about the novel. For the 1916 silent comedy, see The Vicar of Wakefield (film). Choosing the Wedding Gown by William Mulready, an illustration of Ch. 1 The Vicar of Wakefield is a novel by Irish author Oliver Goldsmith. It was… …

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  • 15 Symphony No. 103 (Haydn) — The Symphony No. 103 in E flat major, Hoboken 1/103, is the eleventh of the twelve so called London Symphonies written by Joseph Haydn. This symphony is nicknamed The Drumroll , after the long roll on the timpani with which it begins. Contents 1… …

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  • 16 Do Re Mi (musical) — For the song from the musical The Sound of Music, see Do Re Mi. For other uses, see Do Re Mi (disambiguation). Do Re Mi Original Broadway Cast Recording Music Jule Styne Lyrics …

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  • 17 The Idler (1758–1760) — This article is about the 18th century series of essays. For other publications called The Idler, see The Idler (disambiguation). The Idler was a series of 103 essays, all but twelve of them by Samuel Johnson, published in the London weekly the… …

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  • 18 Enchanted (film) — Enchanted Promo poster artwork by John Alvin Directed by Kevin Lima Produced by …

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  • 19 Ode to St. Cecilia (Purcell) — Hail! Bright Cecilia (Z.328), also known as Ode to St. Cecilia, was composed to a text by Nicholas Brady by Henry Purcell in 1692 in honour of the feast day of Saint Cecilia, patron saint of musicians. Annual celebrations of this saint s feast… …

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  • 20 Hail! Bright Cecilia — Hail! Bright Cecilia, appelée également Ode to St. Cecilia (Ode à sainte Cécile), est une œuvre pour orchestre de Henry Purcell composée en 1692. Cette pièce a été composée sur un texte de Nicholas Brady (en) pour la fête de sainte Cécile,… …

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