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The first R&B vocal group to be promoted by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs ’ Bad Boy stable, 112 was formed in the mid-90s by Quinnes ‘Q’ Parker (b. 24 March 1976 ...

Cornelius (RE 112) Cossus, Aulus

Cornelius (RE 112) Cossus, Aulus   Reference library

Howard Hayes Scullard and Tim J. Cornell

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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... ( RE 112) Cossus, Aulus , a Roman commander who won the spolia opima by killing Lars Tolumnius , the king of Veii , in a cavalry duel. The breastplate of Tolumnius, which Cossus dedicated to Jupiter Feretrius, bore an inscription which was taken by some, including the emperor Augustus , to indicate that Cossus performed the feat as consul ( 428 bc ), although most of the literary tradition (Livy 4. 19–20; Dion. Hal. Ant. Rom. 12. 5) placed the event in 437 , when Cossus was military tribune ( see tribuni militum ). A minority opinion dated...

Licinius (RE 112) Macer, Gaius

Licinius (RE 112) Macer, Gaius   Reference library

Alexander Hugh McDonald and Antony J. S. Spawforth

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 112) Macer, Gaius , the Roman annalist ( see annals, annalists ), was tribune ( see tribuni plebis ) in 73 bc , when he agitated for popular rights (cf. Sallust, Hist. 3. 48); praetor in 68 , he was convicted of extortion in 66 and committed suicide. His history of Rome, in at least sixteen books, began with the origins; Pyrrhus appeared in book 2; its closing-point is unknown. It reflected democratic and family bias (Livy 7. 9. 5) and was rhetorically composed. At the same time, it rationalized legends and quoted original authorities,...

112

112 [Airline]   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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... [Airline] China Cargo...

112

112   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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2009
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468 words

... The first R&B vocal group to be promoted by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs ’ Bad Boy stable, 112 was formed in the mid-90s by Quinnes ‘Q’ Parker (b. 24 March 1976, Atlanta, Georgia, USA), Marvin ‘Slim’ Scandrick (b. 25 September 1974, Atlanta, Georgia, USA), Daron Jones (b. 27 December 1976, Atlanta, Georgia, USA) and Michael Keith (b. 18 December 1976, Atlanta, Georgia, USA). To media-watchers, it quickly became obvious that the members of this Atlanta, Georgia, USA-based quartet were being marketed as individual talents who could also perform collectively, based upon...

OF112

OF112   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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...112 Classified Material...

112

112  

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The first R&B vocal group to be promoted by Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs ’ Bad Boy stable, 112 was formed in the mid-90s by Quinnes ‘Q’ Parker (b. 24 March 1976 ...
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar   Reference library

Michael Dobson, Will Sharpe, Anthony Davies, and Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015
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...Recent major editions Arthur Humphreys (Oxford, 1984); David Daniell (Arden 3rd series, 1998); Marvin Spevack (New Cambridge, 1988); Norman Sanders (New Penguin, 1967) Some representative criticism Burckhardt, Sigurd , ‘How Not to Murder Caesar’, Centennial Review , 11/2 (1967) Charney, Maurice , Shakespeare’s Roman Plays (1961) Dobson, Michael , ‘Accents yet Unknown: Canonisation and the Claiming of Julius Caesar ’, in Jean Marsden (ed.), The Appropriation of Shakespeare (1990) Girard, René , ‘Collective Violence and Sacrifice in Shakespeare’s...

20b The History of the Book in Britain, 1801–1914

20b The History of the Book in Britain, 1801–1914   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...in Victorian England (1992) S. Eliot , ‘The Three-Decker Novel and its First Cheap Reprint, 1862–94,’ Library, 6/7 (1985), 38–53 — Some Patterns and Trends in British Publishing 1800–1919 (1994) — ‘Patterns and Trends and the NSTC’, PH 42 (1997), 79–104; 43 (1998), 71–112 J. Feather , A History of British Publishing , 2e (2006) N. N. Feltes , Modes of Production of Victorian Novels (1986) — Literary Capital and the Late Victorian Novel (1993) D. Finkelstein , The House of Blackwood (2002) E. A. Freeman Archive, John Rylands University...

War

War   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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...in the Age of the French Revolution , Ronceverte, 1988; Emsley, C. , British Society and the French Wars 1793–1815 , London, 1979; ‘ The Military and Popular Disorder in England 1790–1801 ’, Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research , 61 (1983), 10–21, 96–112. J. E....

35 The Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus

35 The Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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...living in St Petersburg, publishes his account of the freezing point of mercury. The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (G. Pamph. 1821(5) She supported the founding of the Society for the Publication of Foreign Books ( 1768–83 ), which was responsible for the publication of 112 separate translations (including Fielding, Tasso, *Rousseau , Montesquieu, Voltaire, and selections from the * Encyclopédie ), and became the leading voice for the Russian Enlightenment. In the wake of Catherine’s initiation of the journal Vsiakaia vsiachina (Odds and Ends, ...

Inversion

Inversion   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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610 words
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...Not Taught” ( 1953 ), in A Language Reader for Writers 189, 191 ( James R. Gaskin & Jack Suberman eds., 1966 ). • “In such desperately sad circumstances one is tempted to let grammatical faults pass. But a fault it is nevertheless.” Robert W. Burchfield , Points of View 112 ( 1992 ). • “Unaffected would be the marriage benefit of the current law, which gives a married couple a lower effective tax rate than an unmarried couple if one spouse has much less income than the other.” Kathy M. Kristoff , “Tax Cuts: How They Might Affect You,” L.A. Times ,...

Tenses

Tenses   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016
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...court out of fear that snipers will [read would ] gun him down.” Kempe, “So Noriega Is Ours,” Wall Street J . , 4 Jan. 1990 , at A1, A14. • “The term ‘request’ implied that you have [read had ] a choice in the matter.” Eoin Colfer , Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident 112 (Am. ed. 2002 ). An exceedingly common problem occurs with (tenseless) infinitives, which, when put after past-tense verbs, are often wrongly made perfect infinitives—e.g.: • “Remembering how busy General Maxwell Taylor must have been as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in ...

Miscues

Miscues   Reference library

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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2016
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1,911 words
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...historians agree that either a company of Bolivian cavalry, or four local police officers from el pueblo de la San Vicente, . . . shot Butch [Cassidy] and the [Sundance] Kid to death when they were discovered to be in possession of a stolen mule.” J. Lee Butts , Texas Bad Girls 112 ( 2001 ). (This seems to say that the historians reached an agreement on November 6, 1908 , not that they agree about the events of that date. A possible rewrite: Most historians agree that on November 6, 1908 . . . .) C. Clear Referents. When a word such as a pronoun points...

Maria Bayo

Maria Bayo  

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(b Fitero, 28 May 1962).Spanish soprano. She studied at the Conservatorio Pablo Sarasate in Pamplona and the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold. After winning a series of international competitions ...
balanced design

balanced design  

An experimental design in which the same number of observations is taken for each experimental condition.
L' Ami du Roi

L' Ami du Roi  

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There were two journals of this name between 1790 and 1792, one of which became the official organ of the émigrés and the clergy.
Arna

Arna  

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The journal of the University of Sydney Arts Society, began in 1918 and appeared irregularly; it was incorporated into New Literature Review in 1975. Several subsequently well-known writers ...
Australian Way Of Life

Australian Way Of Life  

A phrase denoting social beliefs and customs uniquely or distinctively Australian, gained currency from the late 1940s. George Caiger's The Australian Way of Life (1953) signalled its arrival as a ...
Hamid Aytaç

Hamid Aytaç  

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(b. Diyarbakır, 1891; d. Istanbul, 10 May 1982).Turkish calligrapher. Originally called Musa Azmi, he was the grandson of Seyyid Adem, a famous calligrapher of Diyarbakır. He practiced writing in ...

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