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Society

The upper ten thousand, or “the upper ten.” When persons are in “society,” they are on the visiting lists of the fashionable social leaders. The “society&#8221…

High Society

Book: Arthur Kopit; based on the play The Philadelphia Story, by Philip Barry, also based on the movie High Society; directed by Christopher Renshaw Music and Lyrics: …

Fabian Society

An association of socialists. “The Fabian Society aims at the reorganisation of society by the emancipation of land and industrial capital from individual and class ownership: and the…

Society and Culture

Almanac: Society & Culture Family Trends Education Gender Issues Calendar & Holidays Race & Ethnicity …

Dorcas Society

A society for supplying the poor with clothing. So called from Dorcas, mentioned in Acts ix. 39. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894DorchesterDorax A B C D …

Camden Society

for the publication of early historic and literary remains, is named in honour of William Camden, the historian. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CamelCambyse…

Kyrle Society

(The). Founded 1878, for decorating the walls of hospitals, school-rooms, mission-rooms, cottages, etc.; for the cultivation of small open spaces, window-gardening, the love of flowers, etc…

U.S. Societies & Associations

Cite The following is a partial list. A comprehensive listing of approximately 23,000 national and international organizations can be found in the Encyclopedia of Associations, available …

The World's Most Repressive Societies

Each year, Freedomhouse.org publishes a Freedom in the World report, which categorizes countries as free, partly free, or not free. The countries below were deemed not fr…

Port Royal Society

In 1637, Le Maître, a celebrated advocate, resigned the honour of being Counseiller d'Etat, and with his brother De Sericourt consecrated himself to the service of religion. The two br…