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Badger gave us in the drawing-room a biographical sketch of the life and services of Captain Swosser before his marriage and a more minute account of him dating from the time when he fell in love with her at a ball on board the Crippler, given to the officers of that ship when she lay in Plymouth Harbour.
It was long after their usual hour of retiring, and they had expected him, at the very latest, two hours ago; but the time had not hung heavily on their hands, for Mrs Nickleby had entertained Smike with a genealogical account of her family by the mother's side, comprising biographical sketches of the principal members, and Smike had sat wondering what it was all about, and whether it was learnt from a book, or said out of Mrs Nickleby's own head; so that they got on together very pleasantly.
Then, Mr Wegg, in a dry unflinching way, entered on his task; going straight across country at everything that came before him; taking all the hard words, biographical and geographical; getting rather shaken by Hadrian, Trajan, and the Antonines; stumbling at Polybius (pronounced Polly Beeious, and supposed by Mr Boffin to be a Roman virgin, and by Mrs Boffin to be responsible for that necessity of dropping it); heavily unseated by Titus Antoninus Pius; up again and galloping smoothly with Augustus; finally, getting over the ground well with Commodus: who, under the appellation of Commodious, was held by Mr Boffin to have been quite unworthy of his English origin, and 'not to have acted up to his name' in his government of the Roman people.
Des Lupeaulx was succinctly analyzed in five or six such paragraphs,-- the essence, in fact, of the biographical portrait which we gave at the beginning of this history.
Fragmented from promotional material -- Event official Facebook page CAIRO -- 30 December 2017: American biographical film, "The Agony and the Ecstasy", will screen at the Jesuit Cultural Center, Cairo, on December 30.
The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for US visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years, according to Inews.
This work investigates the biographical novel and its emergence in the 20th century as a literary genre.
A new publication Martinu in his Time--The Recorded Legacy: A Biographical Survey of the Early Recordings by Patrick Lambert has been published (in English).
Bill & Hillary: So This Is That Thing Called Love is both a biographical coverage of the Clintons and a political expose; so readers interested in more than the Clintons' personal lives now have a detailed, weighty exploration that traces the couple's social and political evolution, from how each entered the political arena to their White House years under Bill Clinton's presidency.
The Yogin & the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa.
Vitae Scholasticae is pleased to present the essays of ten distinguished scholars in this special issue on biographical research.
1214-1968: A Biographical Register; Part 1: The Deaneries of Aslacoe and Aveland
A biographical dictionary, "Colonels in Blue" catalogs the Union Army colonels who commanded regiments in Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia.
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We checked with DEC Librarian Deb Ferguson who found a short biographical sketch of Mr.
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