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In ecclesiastical usage, the recognition by the State of a particular Church as that of the State. In OT Judaism and in much of the ancient world, religious observance was part of the ...

establishment book

establishment book  

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‘Establishment book’ is a term applied to a formal register or account book listing in detail, with their respective fees and order of precedence, the principal offices of the realm ...
Rudolfs Blaumanis

Rudolfs Blaumanis  

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(1863–1908), Latvian author, son of a cook, who later turned to farming. Blaumanis, whose real name is Leonids Kärlis, worked at a business establishment in Riga for a while, wrote ...
Marta Brunet

Marta Brunet  

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(1897–1967), one of the first Chilean women novelists, who surprised the male-dominated literary establishment with her honest portrayal of controversial issues such as poverty and injustice in her ...
Aldershot

Aldershot  

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HampshireTown some 35 m. SW of London, best known for its long‐standing association with the army, whose presence here has been continuous since the establishment of a base in ...
Erbkaiserliche Partei

Erbkaiserliche Partei  

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A predominantly Liberal party in the National Assembly (see Frankfurter Nationalversammlung) of 1848–9, which supported the establishment of a hereditary Hohenzollern empire in Germany. It was ...
Doll and Toy Stories

Doll and Toy Stories  

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Stories that feature personified dolls and other toys have been popular since the establishment of modern children's literature. Toys that come to life inhabit a secret world hidden from most ...
Julian Croft

Julian Croft  

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(1941– ),born Newcastle, NSW, is associate professor of English and communication studies at the University of New England. Keenly interested in Australian literature, he helped in the establishment ...
Orford

Orford  

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SuffolkCoastal village on the river Ore. The deserted Secret Weapons Research Establishments on Orfordness are visited by the narrator of W. G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn (1998), the ...
Philippe-Auguste

Philippe-Auguste  

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(1165–1223)was king of France from 1180 to 1223. He made a vital contribution to the establishment of the French state and the expulsion of the English from France, and ...
Philip Tocque

Philip Tocque  

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(1814–99).Born in Carbonear, Newfoundland, he became a clerk in the mercantile establishment of Slade, Elson and Company, where he was acquainted with the naturalist P. H. Gosse. In 1841 ...
Yandy

Yandy  

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(1959),a novel by Donald Stuart, gives a fictional account of the establishment of the Aboriginal Pindan Co-operative in WA in 1946. The station Aborigines of north-west WA, led by ...
Fryer Memorial Library

Fryer Memorial Library  

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Part of the University of Queensland library, is named after J. D. Fryer, an ex-serviceman who died in 1924 from injuries sustained in the First World War; its establishment in ...
Imperium in Imperio

Imperium in Imperio  

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Sutton E. Griggs's first novel, Imperium in Imperio (1899), is a visionary work positing the establishment of an underground organization of educated and militant African Americans bent on either an ...
History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire  

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A work by Gibbon, vol. i of the first (quarto) edition published 1776, vols ii and iii 1781, and the last three vols 1788.This, the most celebrated historical work in English literature, falls into ...
Circumlocution Office

Circumlocution Office  

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The type of a government department, satirized in Dickens's Little Dorrit (1857), in which the establishment is shown as run purely for the benefit of its incompetent and obstructive officials, ...
Angas family

Angas family  

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A notable pioneering family of SA, was headed by George Fife Angas (1789–1879), who was born at Newcastle-on-Tyne. He was instrumental in the establishment of the colony of SA by ...
Dialektdichtung

Dialektdichtung  

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Term applied to dialect works written after the establishment of the modern standard language, especially when the dialect is consciously used, either to maintain a threatened tradition or because of ...
Eisenbart, Professor

Eisenbart, Professor  

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An enigmatic creation of the poet Gwen Harwood, has been interpreted as a ‘mask’ through which the poet expresses certain anarchic or anti-Establishment views, and as a persona which allows ...
Jean-Claude Germain

Jean-Claude Germain  

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(1939– )Québec playwright, director. In 1969 he founded the anti-establishment Théâtre du Même Nom, a parodic anagram (TMN) of Québec's conservative Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (TNM), which presented ...
Rumpole, Horace

Rumpole, Horace  

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Is the hero and first-person narrator of eleven collections of stories by John Mortimer Q. C., amiably satirizing the follies of the Bar, the judiciary, and the British Establishment in general. All ...

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