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  • 1 bathos — n. Anticlimax, false sublime, moral sublime, sham exaltation, the fatal step from the sublime to the ridiculous, bombast …

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  • 2 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 3 Fitz Hugh Ludlow — Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as “Fitzhugh Ludlow,” (September 11, 1836 ndash; September 12, 1870) was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best known for his autobiographical book The Hasheesh Eater (1857).The explorations of altered …

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  • 4 Mehr Lal Soni Zia Fatehabadi — Zia Fatehabadi 1978 portrait, taken by family. Background information Birth name Mehr Lal Soni Born 9 February 1913 …

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  • 5 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 6 Argentine Catholic Apostolic Church — The Argentine Catholic Apostolic Church (ICAA Iglesia Católica Apostólica Argentina ) sometimes known as the Argentine National Church, is a derivative movement of the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church (Igreja Católica Apostólica Brasileira)… …

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  • 7 Franco-Mongol alliance — 1305 letter (a roll measuring 302 by 50 centimetres (9.91 by 1.6 ft)) from the Ilkhan Mongol Öljaitü to King Philip IV of France, suggesting military collaboration …

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  • 8 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 9 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 10 Stendhal — /sten dahl , stan /; Fr. /stahn dannl /, n. (Marie Henri Beyle) 1783 1842, French novelist and critic. * * * orig. Marie Henri Beyle born Jan. 23, 1783, Grenoble, France died March 23, 1842, Paris French novelist. He left for Paris in 1799 partly …

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  • 11 Character mask — Part of a series on Marxism …

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  • 12 ÉMOTION — On peut définir l’émotion comme un trouble de l’adaptation des conduites. En délimitant une catégorie précise de faits psychologiques, cette définition exclut des acceptions trop vagues du mot «émotion», comme dans l’expression une «émotion… …

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