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Velleius Paterculus

Velleius Paterculus  

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Roman historical writer, b. in (probably) 20 or 19 bc. He spent ad 4–12 serving under the future emperor Tiberius in Germany twice, Pannonia, and Dalmatia. In 6, having completed his service as an ...
Two Offers, The.

Two Offers, The.  

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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's “The Two Offers” was first published in the Anglo-African Magazine in 1859 and is considered the first published short story by an African American woman in the United ...
Lord Orford Horace Walpole

Lord Orford Horace Walpole  

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(fourth earl of Orford) (1717–97), fourth son of Sir Robert Walpole, travelled in France and Italy with Gray during 1739–41, and met in Florence Sir Horace Mann, who became one of his most valued ...
Raymond Loewy

Raymond Loewy  

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(1893–1986)One of the most publicity conscious and productive of the American industrial designers who became feted as celebrities in the interwar years, Raymond Loewy did much to define the ...
lifesaving

lifesaving  

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Britain was the first nation in the world to adopt a comprehensive organization for saving life at sea. In 1824 a lifeboatman, William Hillary of the Isle of Man, founded the Royal National ...
excel

excel   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016

.... So spelled—not ✳excell . Cf. dispel , expel & extol . Current ratio:...

expel

expel   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016

.... So spelled—not ✳expell . Cf. dispel , excel & extol . Current ratio:...

knee-elbow position

knee-elbow position   Quick reference

Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)

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2015
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Medicine and health
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...position the buttocks-up position assumed by patients undergoing anorectal examinations, now commonly performed in the left lateral position. It is useful for helping patients dispel excess flatus following...

albariño

albariño   Quick reference

The Diner’s Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2013

...which means literally in Spanish ‘white (wine) from the Rhine’. It was probably brought to Spain in the twelfth century by Cluniac monks, and may well be a clone of the riesling grape. Its fresh, fragrant style helped considerably towards the end of the twentieth century in dispelling the negative image of Spanish white wines as heavy, over-oaked, and often...

Robinson, Marilynne

Robinson, Marilynne (1943– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...and essayist Housekeeping ( 1980 ) Fiction Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State, and Nuclear Pollution ( 1989 ) Non-Fiction The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought ( 1998 ) Non-Fiction Gilead ( 2004 ) Fiction Home ( 2008 ) Fiction Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self ( 2010 ) Non-Fiction When I Was a Child I Read Books: Essays ( 2012 ) Non-Fiction Lila ( 2014 ) ...

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