As soon as one enters the world of Walworth, in Great Expectations, one sees a whole new character in Wemmick, which is partly due to his having come far from the Newgate prison, and partly his sylvanity that emerges from the utopia he has constructed around his castle.
Essays, Travelogues, Memoirs, Fiction and Poetry on London, Lahore, Cairo and Calcutta (Vol. II)
What could have been a more appropriate choice than casting Marion Cottilard in A Good Year or Midnight in Paris to augment those Francestuous elements that have historically enthralled the colonials and the Americans, alike?
And lo, there in my view Pressed against an upper lattice Was a white face, gazing at us As we withdrew.
Between 1880 and 1890, Bexell employed engravers to inscribe verse and prose on the rocks of Torstorp...by Bacon, Caesar, Aristotle, Dante, Ericsson, Nansen, Mirabeau, and so on.
The gold artifact comes from an age when copper and gold first came to the knowledge of humans.
The Siddis first arrived in India in 628 AD. Others followed as Arab slaves and soldiers during the Islamic invasions of India in the 8th century...
The world's oldest existing library, is in University of Al Qarawiyyin in Fez, Morocco—it was established in 859 AD...by Fatima al-Fihri.
Instead of filling a stolen report for his wallet, he filled in an asylum application, and was taken to Dülmen.
Tucked away in the foothills of the Macayo Mountains in Aragon, in Spain, lies the village of Trasmoz which is plagued by such a strong curse which only the Pope can remove.
Although Gina tried to leave him and his memories back in Vietnam, whenever it rained she would go and sit near Marble Arch, and nurse the words of the petrichorist with whom she had spent the most memorable days of her life.
Harsson has claimed the Norwegian-Finnish border to be "geophysically illegal." If Finland has to have the peak, the border needs to be readjusted by about 490 feet to the north and 650 feet to the east.
During his marathon swim Walker found a two-meter large shark underneath him. Soon a pod of dolphins surrounded Walker, and swam alongside him for an hour.
Passengers travelled in horse-drawn carriages until the first steam-locomotive-hauled passenger trains came into use in 1833.
Meanwhile, for Bertrand, it was her first foreign assignment. She "meticulously replaced every one of the 230 strings, and 88 hammers and felts.
I was born in one of the most romantic places in the world—Darjeeling—although I have only confused impressions of its beauty, and of the gaiety of life there...
In the 1920s, Doyle became a regular visitor to the Cedars Spiritualist Church in Ipswich, Suffolk, where he tried to organize séances.
And now you find George Clooney making a guest appearance in it as Lord Hollywood, the new seventh Earl of Grantham. Even the Dowager Countess faints when he kisses her.
Rudyard Kipling sent the details of the case to Arthur Conan Doyle...the case was passed on instead to Agatha Christie.
As Hanson and Garrad, the two retired officers of the British army, planned their cartographical conquest over Ffynnon Garw, the local Welsh folk began raising their beloved mound from a surmountainous "hill" to a peak that that scaled well over the stipulated 1000 ft., so as to be able to see it on His Majesty's Ordnance maps as a mountain.