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Alhambra: A Series Of Tales And Sketches Of The Moors And Spaniards, The

By: Washington Irving

...he then-governor of the historic Alhambra Palace as well as the archbishop of Granada for access to the palace, which was granted because of Irving's celebrity status. Aided by a 35-year old guide named Mateo Ximenes, Irving was inspired by his experience to write Tales of the Alhambra. Throughout his trip, he filled his notebooks and journals with descriptions and observa...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

...was able to serve the project by using my fame-and my name. Since I was a celebrity and an experienced promoter, I attracted attention to the proble... ...t my audi­ ences, yet my goal is always to leave them inspired. I feel my celebrity is a God-given responsibility, because I know that my fame can b... ...est way I can do that is to honor and value each individual I meet. As my celebrity grows, I develop my faith and my gratitude. I remain aware of an... ...istine and I was needing the quiet, both of us know not to disrespect my celebrity. We struck up a conversation and took an instant liking to the c...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...ognize you. I feel there's no real value in THE POWER IN GIVING being a celebrity unless that celebrity or fame can JL JL 9 be used to help others... ... fame can JL JL 9 be used to help others. (I came across a definition of celebrity that says, "celebrity is the art of being known by those who do ...

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Live an Inspiring Life

By: Wally Amos

...here is no value to fortune or fame unless it can be used to help others. Celebrity is nothing more than being known by those who do not know you. I...

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The Wife and Other Stories

By: Anton Tchekhov

...Anton Chekhov mous; already had made a reputation and was looked upon as a celebrity; or if not yet a celebrity, gave brilliant promise of becoming on... ...she had to go to some artist’s studio or to some exhibition or to see some celebrity — ei- ther to pay a visit or to give an invitation or simply to h... ... a triumphant expression, “It is he,” meaning by “he,” of course, some new celebrity . Dymov was not in the drawing-room, and no one remembered his ex... ...had behaved to him, she realized that they really had seen in him a future celebrity. The walls, the ceiling, the lamp, and the carpet on the floor, s... ...p, thou baldhead!” They are almost the only people who care nothing for my celebrity or my rank. Visitors do not come to me every day now. I will only...

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The Death of Ivan Ilych

By: Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

...s he was continually consulting them. That month he went to see another celebrity, who told him al most the same as the first had done but put h... ...d done but put his questions rather differently, and the interview with this celebrity only increased Ivan Ilych’s doubts and fears. A friend of a fri...

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The Sea-Gull

By: Anton Checkov

...be afraid of him, dear. He is a simple, good-natured soul, even if he is a celebrity. See, he is embarrassed himself. DORN. Couldn’t the curtain be ra...

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The Schoolmistress and Other Stories

By: Anton Chekhov

...her on being celebrated. ‘I congratulate you,’ he said; ‘you are already a celebrity and are beginning to win fame.’ Evidently actors or journalists o... ...nt’s thought. I must tell you, sir, that when I was younger I strove after celebrity with every fiber of my being. T o be popular was my craze, so to ... ...hat, sir? But to proceed. There are no minnesingers or bards nowadays, and celebrity is created almost exclusively by the newspapers. The day after th...

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Phaedrus

By: Plato

... be something, hoping to succeed in deceiving the manikins of earth and gain celebrity among them. Wherefore I must have a purgation. And I bethink me...

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Madame Bovary

By: Gustave Flaubert

...not, as a forlorn hope, send for Monsieur Canivet of Neufchatel, who was a celebrity. A doctor of medicine, fifty years of age, enjoying a good positi... ...herself for him. He had deserted her for other women, and this sentimental celebrity did not fail to enhance his artistic reputation. The diplomatic m... ...boluses, infusions, lotions, and potions, that would bear far and wide his celebrity . No one in the world set foot there, and he respected it so, tha...

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Cashel Byron's Profession

By: George Bernard Shaw

...thington, look- ing cunningly at the bewildered Bedford. “You shall have a celebrity—a real one—none of your mouldy old Germans— if I can only get him... ...” “It was a stupid joke. Mrs. Hoskyn had worried Worthington to bring some celebrity to her house; and, in revenge, he took his pugilistic protege.” “...

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The Forged Coupon, And Other Stories and Dramas

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...f young writers came to the surface, counting among them names of European celebrity, such as Dostoevsky, Nekrassov, and Saltykov. Unhappily the reign...

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Happy Families Are All Alike; Every Unhappy Family Is Unhappy in Its Own Way

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...t he had called to inquire about the dinner they were giving next day to a celebrity who had just arrived. 91 Tolstoy “And nothing would induce him t...

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The Subjection of Women

By: John Stuart Mill

...t, or where there has not been at some period of life, an ardent desire of celebrity. Nothing less is commonly a suffi cient stimulus to undergo the ...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...h soft fea- tures and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of ...

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An Unsocial Socialist

By: George Bernard Shaw

..., fact-hating, scribbling, chattering, wealth-hunting, plea- sure-hunting, celebrity-hunting mob, that, having lost the fear of hell, and not replaced...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...edical faculty in general shone above the others, with respect both to the celebrity of the professors and the number of the students; and I was the m...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ship. Additionally, his wrong instructions – motivated by greed and the pursuit of celebrity – were a crucial contributing factor. The owner should... ...rld which may be closely correlated to reality – and, yet again, may not. Fame and Celebrity The notions of historical fame, celebrity and notoriet... ...celebrities. But why? When the human foibles, vulnerabilities, and frailties of a celebrity are revealed, the fan feels humiliated, "cheated", hop... ..., the fan must establish his or her moral superiority over the erring and "sinful" celebrity. The fan must "teach the celebrity a lesson" and show ... ...sistic grandiosity. It puts the fan on equal footing with the exposed and "naked" celebrity. Q. This taste for watching a person being humiliated ... ... themselves in the place of the reporter (when he asks something embarrassing to a celebrity) and become in some way revenged? A. The reporter "re... ...ly because they are public figures and regardless of their true accomplishments. A celebrity is famous for being famous. Of course, such journalist... ...lleagues in an endless and self-perpetuating food chain... 7. I think that the fan-celebrity relationship gratifies both sides. What are the advant... ... are the advantages the celebrities get? A. There is an implicit contract between a celebrity and his fans. The celebrity is obliged to "act the par...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

... “an illustrious master of paradox and negation, that became a world-wide celebrity due to his unique artistic gift” (Serban Papacostea); “I agree...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...cious—self-mockery, as it explores the concerns of the rich African-American celebrity male. My favorite line is “If you ain’t no punk, holler ‘We wan...

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Heartbreak House : A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

By: George Bernard Shaw

...er is a very remarkable man, Addy. His name is Mazzini Dunn. Mazzini was a celebrity of some kind who knew Ellie’s grandparents. They were both poets,...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...ld look erudite and—and—and frank. “There are various other tones of equal celebrity, but I shall mention only two more—the tone transcendental and th...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

... constituency for which A stands, and beats him by one vote; another local celebrity, E, disposes of B in the same way; C is attacked not only by S bu...

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The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

...greater despots than Ferdinand II., yet he alone has had the unfor- tunate celebrity of kindling a thirty years’ war; but to produce its lamentable co...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...h soft features and polished manners, who evidently consid- ered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of ...

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