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  • 1 Brilliant (diamond cut) — A brilliant is a diamond or other gemstone, cut in a particular form with numerous facets so as to have especial brilliancy. The shape resembles that of a cone and is meant to maximize light return through the top of the diamond.Even with modern… …

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  • 2 Brilliant Trees — Infobox Album Name = Brilliant Trees Type = Album Artist = David Sylvian Released = 1984 Recorded = 1983 1984 Genre = Rock Length = 44:34 Label = Virgin Producer = David Sylvian, Steve Nye Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… …

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  • 3 Ashleigh Brilliant — Ashleigh Ellwood Brilliant (born December 9, 1933 in London, England) is an author and syndicated cartoonist living in Santa Barbara, California. He is best known for Pot Shots , a single panel comic of illustrated one liners, which began… …

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  • 4 Descartes: methodology — Stephen Gaukroger INTRODUCTION The seventeenth century is often referred to as the century of the Scientific Revolution, a time of fundamental scientific change in which traditional theories were either replaced by new ones or radically… …

    History of philosophy

  • 5 John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville — John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville, 7th Seigneur of Sark, PC (22 April 1690 ndash;22 January 1763), commonly known by his earlier title as Lord Carteret, was an English statesman and Lord President of the Council from 1751 to 1763. FamilyThe… …

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  • 6 Sorbonne — • This name is frequently used in ordinary parlance as synonymous with the faculty of theology of Paris Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sorbonne     Sorbonne      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 7 Thomas Stephens —     Thomas Stephens     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Thomas Stephens     (Also known in India as PADRE ESTEVÄO or ESTEVAM; less familiarly PADRE BUSTEN, BUSTON, or DE BUBSTON)     Born about 1549 at Bulstan, Wiltshire; died in 1619 at Goa, India. He …

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  • 8 University of Dillingen —     University of Dillingen     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► University of Dillingen     Located in Swabia, a district of Bavaria. Its founder was Cardinal Otto Truchsess von Waldburg, Prince Bishop of Augsburg (1543 1573). He first established it… …

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  • 9 James Russell Lowell — Infobox Writer name = James Russell Lowell caption = James Russell Lowell circa 1855 birthdate = birth date|1819|2|22|mf=y birthplace = Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States deathdate = death date and age|1891|08|12|1819|02|22 deathplace =… …

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  • 10 Herbart and Herbartianism — • Article on the life and philosophy of Johann Friedrich Herbart, by Michael Maher Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Herbart and Herbartianism     Herbart and Herbartianism …

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  • 11 St. Ignatius of Constantinople —     St. Ignatius of Constantinople     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Ignatius of Constantinople     Born about 799; died 23 October, 877; son of Emperor Michael I and Procopia. His name, originally Nicetas, was changed at the age of fourteen to… …

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  • 12 GRENVILLE, WILLIAM WYNDHAM, LORD —    statesman; entered Parliament in 1782; was not a man of brilliant parts, but his integrity and capacity for work raised him to the highest offices of State; in 1789 he was Speaker of the House of Commons, and a year later was raised to the… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 13 STERLING, JOHN —    a friend of Carlyle s, born at Kames Castle, Bute, son of Captain Sterling of the Times; studied at Glasgow and Cambridge; a man of brilliant parts and a liberal minded, but of feeble health; had Julius Hare for tutor at Cambridge, and became… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 14 talented — a. Gifted, of talent, of brilliant parts …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

    Universalium

  • 16 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.… …

    Universalium

  • 17 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 20 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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