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Coleridge: The Beginnings

At Nether StoweyThe Beginnings Coleridge lived in what may safely be called the most momentous period of modern history. In the year following his birth Warren Hastings was appointed first …

Beginning a Long Journey

Chapter 1 Chapter 3 Beginning a Long Journey In 1803, availing himself of a plausible pretext to send out an exploring expedition, President Jefferson asked Congress to appropria…

Andersen's Fairy Tales: A Beginning

What Happened to the CouncillorA Beginning Every author has some peculiarity in his descriptions or in his style of writing. Those who do not like him, magnify it, shrug up their shoulders,…

Weather: Forecasting from the Beginning

Forecasting from the BeginningWeatherWhat Should I Wear?Playing the OddsGetting Down to BasicsForecasting from the Beginning Our brief exploration into forecasting pretty much follows the tec…

Pennzoil Place

Cincinnati, OhioDesigned in 1976 by Phillip Johnson by Carol M. Highsmith The American Institute of Architects and Harris Interactive selected Pennzoil Place as one of America…

Lewis & Clark: Beginning a Long Journey

by NoahBrooks A Great Transaction in LandFrom the Lower to the Upper RiverBeginning a Long Journey In 1803, availing himself of a plausible pretext to send out an expl…

The Men of Brewster Place

Author: Gloria Naylor Publisher: Hyperion The Men of Brewster Place is Gloria Naylor's companion piece to 1980's acclaimed novel The Women of Brewster Pla…

Sara Teasdale: Places

PlacesPlaces I love come back to me like music, Hush me and heal me when I am very tired; I see the oak woods at Saxton's flaming In a flare of crimson by the frost newly fired; And I am thi…

Weather: Placing the Instruments

Placing the InstrumentsWeatherMeasuring the AtmosphereThe Take on TemperatureIs the Pressure Getting to You?The Wind in the WillowsIt's Not the Heat, It's the HumidityMeasuring the RainPlacing…

Brewer's: High Places

in Scripture language, means elevated spots where sacrifices were offered. Idolatrous worship was much carried on in high places. Some were evidently artificial mounds, for the faithful are…