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  • 1 Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn — Infobox Painting title=Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn artist=William Hogarth year=1738 type= museum= Strolling Actresses Dressing in a Barn is a painting from 1738 by William Hogarth reproduced as an engraving and issued with Four Times… …

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  • 2 vagabond — I. a. Wandering, homeless. II. n. Vagrant, outcast, castaway, loafer, lounger, nomad, land loper, idle wanderer, strolling beggar, tramp …

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  • 3 gab|er|lun|zie — «GAB uhr LUHN zee, LOON yee», noun. Scottish. 1. a wallet or pouch carried by beggars for receiving contributions. 2. a strolling beggar; mendicant: »barking at a gaberlunzie (Scott). ╂[origin uncertain] …

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  • 4 Four Times of the Day — is a series of four paintings by English artist William Hogarth. Completed in 1736, they were reproduced as a series of four engravings published in 1738. They are humorous depictions of life in the streets of London, the vagaries of fashion, and …

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  • 5 A Jovial Crew — A Jovial Crew, or the Merry Beggars is a Caroline era stage play, a comedy written by Richard Brome. First staged in 1641 and first published in 1652, it is generally ranked as one of Brome s best plays, and one of the best comedies of the… …

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  • 6 theatre, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of the Western theatre from its origins in pre Classical antiquity to the present.       For a discussion of drama as a literary form, see dramatic literature and the articles on individual national literatures.… …

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  • 7 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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  • 8 Durrus and District History Modern — Durrus is an area of West Cork in Ireland. For earlier history, see Durrus and District History1900 2000 James Gilhooley M.P. and Elections 1910James Gilhooley MP (he had been a merchant in Bantry, and was jailed on a number of occaasions under… …

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  • 9 Schnorrer — Schnor rer, n. [Yiddish, fr. G. schnurrer, fr. schnurren to hum, whir, hence, from the sound of the musical instrument used by strolling beggars, to beg.] Among the Jews, a beggar. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 10 William Hogarth — Infobox Person name= William Hogarth image size=220px caption= William Hogarth, self portrait, 1745 birth date= birth date|1697|11|10|df=y birth place= London, England, Great Britain death date= death date and age|1764|10|26|1697|11|10|df=y death …

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  • 11 1884 in music — Events * late December Seventh Symphony of Anton Bruckner is premiered in Leipzig, bringing the composer his first great success. Published popular music * Oh My Darling, Clementine w.m. Percy Montrose * The Coon s Salvation Army by Sam Lucas *… …

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  • 12 Mack the Knife — For other uses, see Mack the Knife (disambiguation). Mack the Knife or The Ballad of Mack the Knife , originally Die Moritat von Mackie Messer , is a song composed by Kurt Weill with lyrics by Bertolt Brecht for their music drama Die… …

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  • 13 Charlotte Charke — Charlotte Charke, in pink, plays Damon as a breeches role in her father Colley Cibber s pastoral farce Damon and Phillida. Charlotte Charke (née Cibber, also Charlotte Secheverell, aka Charles Brown) (13 January 1713 – 6 April 1760) was an… …

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  • 14 Hilsner Affair — The Hilsner Affair (also known as the Hilsner Trial, Hilsner Case or Polná Affair) was a series of anti semitic trials following an accusation of blood libel against a Jew called Leopold Hilsner in Bohemia in 1899 and 1900. The affair achieved… …

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  • 15 William Hogarth — Der Maler und sein Mops, Selbstporträt, 1745 William Hogarth (* 10. November 1697 in London; † 26. Oktober 1764 ebenda) war ein sozialkritischer englischer Maler und Grafiker. Als Vorläufer der modernen Karikaturisten prangerte er in Gemälden und …

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  • 16 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 17 Literary or Profane Legends —     Literary or Profane Legends     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Literary or Profane Legends     In the period of national origins history and legend are inextricably mingled. In the course of oral transmission historic narrative necessarily becomes …

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  • 18 Deborah Hawksley — (* 1970[1] in Singapur) ist eine britische Opern und Konzertsängerin mit der Stimmlage Mezzosopran. Leben Hawksley wuchs in East Yorkshire auf und absolvierte eine Ausbildung als Krankenschwester mit Zusatzqualifikation (Registered Nurse) am… …

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  • 19 drifter — Synonyms and related words: Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Bowery bum, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, angler, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, bird of passage, blighter, budmash, bum, bummer, caitiff,… …

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  • 20 vagabond — Synonyms and related words: Arab, Bowery bum, arab, bat around, beach bum, beachcomber, beggar, beggarly fellow, bird of passage, blighter, bo, budmash, bum, bummer, caitiff, canter, circumforaneous, count ties, derelict, devil, discursive,… …

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