letters from my windmill by alphonse daudet; letters from russia by astolphe de custine; letters from a stoic by seneca; the letters of abelard and heloise by peter abelard; the letters of john and abigail adams by abigail adams and john adams; letters of the late ignatius sancho, an african by ignatius sancho; the letters of vincent van gogh
santa claus, also known as father christmas, saint nicholas, saint nick, kris kringle, or simply santa, is an imaginary figure originating in western christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of christmas eve 24 december or during the early morning hours of christmas day 25 december . the .
the alphonse daudet windmill was built in 2002 photo: see above as a replica. the prototype was built in 1813 in fontvieille near arles in french provence. the poet, alphonse daudet 1840–1897 , immortalised it in the 19th century in his book, letters from my mill. in 1935 the 'society of the friends of alphonse daudet' dedicated the mill as a museum and, in 1936, it appeared on a french postage stamp.
l'arlésienne, l'arlésienne: madame ginoux, or portrait of madame ginoux is the title given to a group of six similar paintings by vincent van gogh, painted in arles, november 1888 or later , and in saint-rémy, february 1890.l'arlésienne pronounced 'lar lay zyen' means literally 'the woman from arles'. the subject, marie jullian or julien , was born in arles june 8, 1848 and died there .
bolesław prus pronounced: bɔ'lεswaf 'prus ; 20 august 1847 – 19 may 1912; born aleksander głowacki is a leading figure in the history of polish literature and philosophy and a distinctive voice in world literature. głowacki adopted the pen name bolesław prus.. as a 15-year-old, głowacki joined the polish 1863 uprising against imperial russia. .
monty python also collectively known as the pythons were a british surreal comedy group who created the sketch comedy television show monty python's flying circus, which first aired on the bbc in 1969. forty-five episodes were made over four series. the python phenomenon developed from the television series into something larger in scope and .
in 1866, daudet's lettres de mon moulin letters from my windmill , written in clamart, near paris, and alluding to a windmill in fontvieille, provence, won the attention of many readers. the first of his longer books, le petit chose 1868 , did not, however, produce popular sensation. it is, in the main, the story of his own earlier years told with much grace and pathos.
dr. henry jekyll and his alternative personality, mr. edward hyde, is the central character of robert louis stevenson's 1886 novella strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde.in the story, he is a good friend of main protagonist gabriel john utterson. jekyll is a kind and respected english doctor who has repressed evil urges inside of him.
the letter ø-with-umlaut ø̈, ø̈ was used by the øresund bridge company, as part of their logotype, to symbolize its union between sweden and denmark. since ø-with-umlaut did not exist in computer fonts, it was not used in the text. the logotype now uses the spelling øresundsbron, with øresunds- being danish and -bron being swedish.
the harvard universal classics, originally known as dr. eliot's five foot shelf, is a 51-volume anthology of classic works from world literature compiled and edited by harvard university president charles w. eliot and first published in 1909.. eliot had stated in speeches that the elements of a liberal education could be obtained by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books .
as roman numerals are composed of ordinary alphabetic characters, there may sometimes be confusion with other uses of the same letters. for example, 'xxx' and 'xl' have other connotations in addition to their values as roman numerals, while 'ixl' more often than not is a gramogram of 'i excel', and is in any case not an unambiguous roman numeral.
mill of alphonse daudet at fontvieille letters from my windmill french : lettres de mon moulin is a collection of short stories by alphonse daudet first published in its entirety in 1869. some of the stories had been published earlier in newspapers or journals such as le figaro and l'evénement as early as 1865.
jehovah's witnesses is a millenarian restorationist christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream christianity. the group reports a worldwide membership of approximately 8.68 million adherents involved in evangelism and an annual memorial attendance of over 20 million.
paper size standards govern the size of sheets of paper used as writing paper, stationery, cards, and for some printed documents.. the iso 216 standard, which includes the commonly used a4 size, is the international standard for paper size. it is used everywhere except in north america and parts of latin america, where north american paper sizes such as 'letter' and 'legal' are used.
various ptolemaic funerary texts emphasize that isis took the active role in horus's conception by sexually stimulating her inert husband, some tomb decoration from the roman period in egypt depicts isis in a central role in the afterlife, and a funerary text from that era suggests that women were thought able to join the retinue of isis and .