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U.S. Department of State Background Note Search Background Notes  Find resultswith all of the words10 results20 results30 results50 results100 resultsAdvanced Searchwith the exact …

Notes

Notes [The references are, except in the first note only, to the stanzas of the Fifth edition.] (Stanza I.) Flinging a Stone into the Cup was the signal for "To Horse!" in the Desert. …

The True George Washington: Note

NoteIn every country boasting a history there may be observed a tendency to make its leaders or great men superhuman. Whether we turn to the legends of the East, the folk-lore of Europe, or th…

Background Notes

Background Notes These publications include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies,…

Prefatory Note

Book: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Prefatory NoteThe execution of this version of the ILIAD has been entrusted to the three Translators in the following thr…

Notes to the Reader

Book: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Notes to the ReaderThe reader will perhaps also be helped by the following list of the Greek and Latin names of the gods …

Accommodation Note

or Accommodation Bill An acceptance given on a Bill of Exchange for which value has not been received by the acceptor from the drawer, and which, not representing a commercial transaction,…

Leading Note

in music. The sharp seventh of the diatonic scale, which leads to the octave, only half a tone higher. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Leading QuestionLeadin…

Note of Hand

(A). A promise to pay made in writing and duly signed. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894NothingNotch A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S …

The American's Creed

William Tyler Page “I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed…