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consisting of or made of wood of the beech tree

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Beechen Cliff headteacher Andrew Davies said: "People are quick to put young people down but in this case they have proved themselves to be very honest.
As early as their excursion to Beechen Cliff in Volume One, Chapter Fourteen, Henry instructs Catherine in the ways of proper perception and expression in accordance with the natural sights she encounters.
The Beechen Cliff and Woodston episodes illustrate that Austen shared with Radcliffe the conviction that picturesque scenarios facilitate the development of natural predilection, self-knowledge, and the ability to identify the right idiom on which to found a lasting relationship.
to cut or carve" as one would "the bark of trees and smooth surfaces of wood"--"and hence even the word Boc," he continues, "or book, which recalls the beechen tablets in which [runes] were inscribed" (11-12).
If in its etymological sense a "book" is no less natural than the beechen tablets on which its content is inscribed, then the Chinese wen in its etymological sense as "a mark of crisscross strokes" is indisputably a sign no less artificial than those inscribed on the bark of a tree.
is the best writing tool I've seen in 22 years of teaching," says Lani Beechen, a language arts teacher at Lake Weir Middle School in Marion County, Florida.
STRIKER Kris Owens scored a late penalty as West Derby beat Beechen Cliff, from Bath, 1-0 in the final of the Under-16 Premier League Schools Cup.
Striker Kris | |Owens scores the late penalty winner as West Derby beat Beechen Cliff
This subordination of the aesthetic production of space to a conceptual one can be seen in a well-known moment when Austen brings her characters to the top of Beechen Cliff, "that noble hill, whose beautiful verdure and hanging coppice render it so striking an object from almost every opening in Bath" (77).
During the scene on Beechen Cliff, the Tilneys and not the Morlands are described as the true visual aficionados.
Boys from Mr Ludlow's Beechen Cliff School in Bath, Somerset, were due to face arch rivals Ralph Allen School in the first round of the Somerset Cup.
Poetic ekphrasis began with the shield of Achilles and the beechen bowl of Theocritus, flowered in high modernism, and remains a favorite of post-modern poets and theorists alike.
Contrast Eleanor Tilney's reaction on Beechen Cliff when Catherine refers to "something shocking" that is to come out of London.
Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,-That, thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.
Henry Tilney's lecture at Beechen Cliff on the picturesque brings in another popular literary form.