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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Limerick

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..., on the Dublin rail-line, garrisoned by the 20 th Hussars. EE AWJ Anthony...

Silverbridge

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..., main railroad town in northern Barsetshire, 20 miles (32 km) by road and 40 miles (64 km) by rail from Barchester. Revd Josiah Crawley is brought there to face charges of theft. LCB NCS Nelson C....

Wyndham, Captain Harry

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...Captain Harry , brother of Fanny Wyndham , a soldier in the Guards whose death makes his sister sole heir of their father's fortune, raising her worth from £20,000 to £100,000. KOK MRS Monika Rydygier...

Dunstable, Emily

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...Emily , niece (or cousin) of Martha Thorne . An heiress worth £20,000, good-humoured, and kind, she becomes an intimate friend of Lily Dale after her engagement to Captain Bernard Dale . LCB NCS Nelson C....

Golightly, Clementina

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...Clementina , daughter of Mrs Valentine Scott , and an heiress. Clementina is a ‘doosed fine gal’ (XVII) whose only passion is for the latest polka. Her £20,000 fortune proves too tempting for her trustee Alaric, who speculates with her money. She marries the Frenchman Victoire Jacquêtanàpe, and dances happily ever after. TC MT Mark W....

Soames, Mr

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...Mr , business manager of Lord Lufton in Barsetshire. Convinced that Revd Josiah Crawley has misappropriated a £20 cheque that he has lost, he institutes charges of theft that become the talk of Silverbridge and disrupt the lives of the Grantlys and the Crawleys. LCB NCS Nelson C....

Tallowax, Miss

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...Miss . The amiable, vulgar, shrewd, and rich great-aunt of Lady George Germain is impressed by her visit to Manor Cross, but she none the less clearly sees the narrowness of life there. She becomes the godmother of Lord Popenjoy with a gift of £20,000. IMP MG Mickie...

‘Accusations against Lord Brougham, The’

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...against Lord Brougham, The’ (letter) . Lord Brougham , now elderly, known for public service over 50 years, stands accused of selling patronage. His faults do not include personal venality. The facts will surely exonerate him; all should wait for evidence. Pall Mall Gazette ( 20 March 1865 ), 3. AKL Anne K....

Colligan, Dr

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...Dr , unprepossessing doctor, ‘excessively dirty in his person and practice’ (XXIII), who, on attending Anty Lynch , is horrified to be offered 50 acres (20 ha) of land by her brother Barry in return for ensuring Anty 's death. Revealing this to Lord Ballindine , he becomes a factor in hounding Barry out of Ireland. KOK MRS Monika Rydygier...

‘Convocation’

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... (article) . This periodic meeting of clerics to argue over proposed ecclesiastical changes is farcical. Parliament alone is empowered to alter laws. Convocations should be abolished, as participation is beneath the dignity of deans and bishops. Pall Mall Gazette ( 20 February 1865 ), 2. AKL Anne K....

Ennis

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..., assize town of Co. Clare. Its cavalry barracks house a detachment of the 20th Hussars to which Fred Neville is assigned. Mrs O'Hara pushes past the guard to those rough quarters, demanding to know when Fred will marry her daughter. EE AWJ Anthony...

Percy Hall

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...Percy Hall , family home of the Percy family in Wellington's Land, 20 miles west of Wellington's Glass Town, in the Glass Town and Angrian saga ; bought in 1792 by Northangerland ’s father Lord Edward Percy . Together with Alnwick Hall , Percy Hall remains the home of Northangerland's mother Lady Percy after the murder of his...

Cabinet Edition

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... that a uniform edition of George Eliot's novels was desirable. In April Blackwood was considering a 19–20-volume set, details being finalized in July. In January 1878 publication began with volume i of Romola , one volume of the works being added per month, though Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda were probably issued in December 1878 . In 1879 the poetry (2 volumes), in 1880 Impressions of Theophrastus Such were added, making 20 volumes. Eliot made a number of corrections and alterations. The original binding was olive green cloth, brown...

voice of George Eliot

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...responses to George Eliot's voice, it undoubtedly had charm. Its most consistently recorded quality was that of softness, but it was also found ‘singularly musical and impressive’ ( L ix. 182 n.), ‘penetrating’ ( L iv. 337), and—by Henry James —‘most harmonious’ ( L vii. 20 n.). It seems to have struck Tennyson as ‘soprano … almost … like a fine falsetto’ ( L v. 169 n.), though John Walter *Cross establishes it as rich, deep, and flexible, with ‘organ-like tones’ (Cross, iii. 370). See also appearance, personal ; voice, representation of ....

‘Day and the Hour, The, by Capt. W. A. Baker’

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... (review) . Baker, a mathematician for the Royal Bombay Engineers, insanely devised these prophecies, based on arithmetical applications to the Book of Revelation. Examples: Victoria will abdicate in favour of a Prince Regent; Christ will descend over Mount Olivet at sunset on 20 September 1878 ; Napoleon III will be named Pope and prove himself the Antichrist. Fortnightly Review ( 15 September 1865 ), 379–80. AKL Anne K....

de Larochejaquelin, Henri

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...Larochejaquelin, Henri (based on historical figure) . Only 20, Henri is one of the main activists in the Vendean rebellion, supporting Cathelineau as leader, true to his friend Denot , loyal to Charles de Lescure, his cousin (whose sister he marries), brave in action. His home, Durbellière in Poitou, is central to the action. He leads the Vendean forces in the final phases of the revolt until his death. LV GRH Graham...

Pound, Ezra

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...); Hardy's discussion of them in a letter dated 18 March 1921 ( L vi 77) indicates that he had read them carefully and sympathetically. Pound later remarked, with more enthusiasm than accuracy, in relation to Hardy's Collected Poems , ‘There is the harvest of having written 20 novels first’ ( Letters of Ezra Pound, 1907–41 , ed. D. D. Paige ( 1950 ),...

‘Chateau of Prince Polignac, The’

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...of Prince Polignac, The’ , first serialized in Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper 20 and 27 October 1860 (reprinted in TAC1). An English widow, Mrs (‘Fanny’) Thompson , has retired with her two daughters to live the French town of Le Puy, where she is wooed by a local merchant, M. Lacordaire . He takes her and her younger daughter Mimmy on an excursion to the ruined castle at Polignac and proposes. Mrs Thompson has snobbish doubts about accepting him when she discovers that he is a tailor. But eventually she sees the wisdom of becoming Mme...

Colburn, Henry

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...poor sales of the former (140 of a print run of 375), he told Trollope it was evident readers did not like Irish novels and that it was impossible to encourage him to continue writing ( Auto IV). Yet Colburn did take La Vendée , though it fared little better. Trollope got £20 as an advance and no further payment. RCT R. C....

Dictionary of National Biography

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... Trollope 's routine and discipline. Though he insists that the writing is mechanical and Trollope ‘never creates—only depicts’, Garnett correctly predicts that his faithfulness to detail in the depictions of 19th-century life will enhance Trollope 's reputation in the 20th. JK Judith...

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