Fanning out from the Madras Observatory, British surveyors used it as a fixed location from which they could calculate the exact location of sites in Mysore.
Mother Orange Tree, one of the survivors of the Gold Rush still lives in Oroville and is said to be the oldest orange tree in California!
Proclamations of the “Global Britain” that will emerge post-Brexit seem rather hollow.
Except in a few smaller nations, the political risks of free trade after the 1848 revolutions (involving disgruntled workers and uncompetitive manufacturers) deterred statesmen from decisive change
Atop the empty lifeguard stand, her heartbeat hails the ages; her skeleton sings of prehistory.
This meeting of arguably the greatest war poets of World War I happened only once. But clearly, Owen made an impact on Sassoon’s friend Graves, for he was invited to the young captain’s wedding the following January.
It seems that neoliberal cricket just can’t compete with the liberation cricket of yore.
Prior to the 13th century, legitimate marriage or its absence was not the key factor in determining quality of birth.
Leading figures of the French Revolution denounced the nobility as descendants of barbarian invaders, and identified the common people as the true heirs of the Celts.