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British Museum Guide to the Exhibited Manuscripts : Illuminated Manuscripts and Bindings of Manuscipts Exhibited in the Grenville Library : Part III

By: Julius P. Gilson
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Corpus of a Siam Mosquito

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...." "Why don't they have kings now?" "Well, Canadians do have the British monarchy. Canada is a commonwealth." He didn't go further bec... ...y had seen of the kings' ancient boats that were housed in the Royal Barge Museum. The night and its dark appetites were mature in full ins... ...ng now intimacy?" she spoke with a bit of anger. "Isn' t going to an art museum even a higher intimacy? Isn't being an artist or in my case sharing... ...inception of their friendship, they had attended the natural science freak museum at Siriaj Hospital. In Thailand no one told the truth. They were c... ... of those restaurants. Instead, he was supposed to meet her in front of a museum. He meandered in different pathways throughout many buildings until ... ... buildings until he noticed her sitting on a stoop under a sign that said "Museum" in English. Her hair was shorter than the last time he saw her and...

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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...face. Therefore, whether I find craftsmanship and beauty in libraries or art museums, engagements with pen or with brush, there are writing techniques... ... a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. ~ James Bryce (British Historian) “For though I be free from all men, yet have I made my...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

... London. They had been on a day trip to St Paul’s Cathedral and the Imperial War Museum. There were shrieks, giggles, mobile ringtones, and competi... .... Anika was tearing out sheets of paper from another girl’s set of Imperial War Museum worksheets, screwing them up, and handing them to Emma. Emma... ... it might have had when it was new had long since been tarnished by time and the British weather. PC O’Brien of the Metropolitan Police trudged up a... ...poken to any of them so far because I have been too upset, I may decide that the British public, and people around the world, have a right to know h... ...p if we had him treated in the US by the very best doctors. 53 That way the British police would have no jurisdiction anyway. We’d pick up the ...

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In the Eye of the Beholder

By: By Sharon E. Cathcart

...ned possible. I tried to keep a normal life, going to cafes, galleries and museums; always, I imagined Erik there with me. Zareh and Antoinette vis... ... him handsomely to do it. So, it is he who goes with you to the cafes, 78 museums, gardens and market. It is he with whom you discuss books and en... ...times. Some days, Gilbert would persuade me to go on an outing with him; the British Museum was a particular favorite. On those occasions, I could f... ...ome days, Gilbert would persuade me to go on an outing with him; the British Museum was a particular favorite. On those occasions, I could forget my... ...y when I felt up to activity, it snowed in London. I had planned to visit a museum, but Gilbert had a different idea. “There is a frozen pond at the... ...iding one of the horses. Sometimes Erik insisted that Gilbert take me to a museum so that I would get out of the house for a while and he could wor...

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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

... all the way to Jerusalem and, standing on the grounds of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Museum, she taped the piercing sound and the ensuing silence. ... ...-supporting Jews.” He paused, as if for emphasis: “No one wanted the Jews. The British sealed off Palestine. The Americans imposed immigration ... ... Business Week predicted ‘a steady decline of jingoistic action against the Jews’. British political commentators concurred: ‘Herr Hitler has not in... ...d essentially the same job: Josh was a research librarian at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC. The Genocide Monitoring Group and the M... ... with more than a modicum of trepidation that I decided to pay him a visit. The Museum was the only exhibition space I knew that intentionally i... ... tried everything. We sent couriers with peace offers to both the Americans and the British. We released prisoners from concentration camps. We prom... ...ced moles everywhere: the OSS, later the CIA, not to mention the Communist-infested British MI6. It looked hopeless until someone came with the idea...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ical document whose aim was to incite the colonists to revolt against the British.‖ --―I don‘t buy that Lee. We have always been a primarily Ch... ...s? ` ―I don‘t know any of the particulars of these studies, but the British Broadcasting Company in 2004 found that 10% of Americans didn‘t be... ...e Soviet Union with a youth hostel group. Some in the group knew about the Museum of Religion and Atheism. The Intourist guide said it didn‘t exist, ... ...ttempt to prove that atheism was true. He said that when they entered the museum they first saw pictures of primitives worshiping gods in volcanoes ... ... ―I went to Leningrad and Moscow in the mid-80s to look for the museum. All of the exhibits on atheism had been removed. And I understand ... ...equired by other governmental agencies. Cut culture—the orchestras, zoos, museums. But keep the limos for the city council members. Just cut health... .... Were all German soldiers anti-Semitic? Was Churchill the genius that the British say he was? Did Roosevelt really know that the Japanese were going... ...Airlines is safer than flying on a transatlantic flight of an American or British airliner because of the terrorist threats? ―If the presi... ...have just enumerated are not mine alone. Roger Bacon, the 13 th . Century British philosopher said ‗There are four chief obstacles in grasping truth ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

.... The richest man in the UK picks up about a half million dollars from the British tax payers while Ted Turner and David Rockefeller are also report... ...ese or the realities of the ill-conceived war in Iraq for the Americans and British—it doesn‟t take long for the truth to be known. The ruling group ... ...g brought to us in the 7 th and 8 th centuries by the Arabs, then by the British in the 18 th Century, there has been a long history 16 of opi... ...nment has always fought bitterly against it. We lost the opium wars to the British so were forced to allow opium imports. Under the Communists drug u... ... West to immigrate. German engineers, American doctors and physicists, and British bankers were among those who were welcomed by the power elite of K... ...his is done by e-mail and in our newspapers. We also keep them informed of museum exhibits, theater performances, athletic events, youth athletic lea...

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

... mobs that stoned the Opera House to protest the New York appearance of the British tragedian, William Charles Macready. It was a senseless exercise... ...h tragedian, William Charles Macready. It was a senseless exercise in anti- British hatred that resulted in more than twenty deaths, not counting Jim... ...g green leaves and yellow cabbage roses as big as dinner plates. “And the British subjugated the world for tea,” she said. “Exactly so.” He sele... ... He opened a bottle of Irish whisky and filled a glass with it. “I am not British. An Irishman’s veins require stronger fluid than tea.” Ther... ... been pullin’ in such huge audiences for Barnum’s Minstrels at the American Museum, Christy never would have hired me to compete with him. Needless ...

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