In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Although many of the words and phrases of the Prologue are found in numerous secular Greek literary prologues, two have a ‘Christian’ nuance.
- Even if it is the History Channel and not the Myth Channel, I expected at least a nod to this prologue to the historical events.
- With cold indifference, Mark knew it was only a prologue to what was to come later.
- She brings up many a valid point throughout the prologue but Chaucer voids her opinion because of her social class and looks when in truth she is actually wise.
- The piece has an extremely haunting ending, an epilogue that reflects the prologue of alternating canons, consisting of a twelve tone row and based exclusively on minor seconds and tritones.
- The tone is that of rancorous comedy, and there is skill in the writing, but the play, unlike the movie, is weighed down with a confusing prologue and a clumsy epilogue.
- In this prologue, Chaucer introduces all of the characters who are involved in this imaginary journey and who will tell the tales.
- Thirty years later, the miners' triumph in 1974 looks hubristic, an ironic prologue to the tragedy of 1984-85.
- Still, two senior WPP execs see her likely exit as a prologue to her leaving altogether.
- The progression had been gradual, a series of tiny, inconsequential steps, a typical prologue to a cataclismic event.
- The Ark brought Hancock to public attention in the late 1980s and has formed the prologue to his search for lost civilisations.
- If you haven't read the prologues yet this won't make any sense.
- As the poet tells us in the prologue and again in the epilogue, the superior value of saints' lives in comparison to secular literature resides in the better advantages of the former.
- His explanation that it was put aside as a mere prologue to another book doesn't carry complete conviction.
- In an opening prologue, Wilmot tells the audience that they will not like him.
- However, it was the prologue to the England game which was most instructive about the rottenness of the state.
- He was a friend of Dryden, for several of whose plays he wrote prologues and epilogues.
- Only in this way will its temporary revolutionary hegemony become the prologue to a socialist dictatorship.
- A few more weeks of reports like this and the 6% growth rate in the second half of 2003 will look less like a fluke and more like a prologue to the first half of 2004.
- The prologue introduces this theme by describing the cycle of the seasons ‘north of everything’ where fall turns to winter and then spring.
- This has been the common prologue to the academic career of many engineering hopefuls.
- This novel consists of three primary sections that are framed by a prologue and an epilogue.
- They also condition profoundly interaction within and between regional international systems, and underlie the long prologue to the quite recent development of a truly global international system.
- There had been a prologue to this confrontation.
- The announcement of the prologue and each successive part frames it additionally as a literary text, which is conventionally partitioned.
- The brief prologue to Love is a Treasure shows a veterinarian caring for a badly injured guinea pig.
- This prologue masquerading as an epilogue does not provide the expected closure, but instead another opening into the text.
- As you can see, it goes straight to the point without any prologues or any kind of introduction.
- The epilogue repeats the prologue: people are born into this world, they quarrel, they love, they die, and there lies the higher meaning of life.
- The prologue that sets the tone of the book depicts a vivid bond with the tropics, a keen interest in the weather inspired by his father, a spirit of adventure, observations about people and an innate bond with the rain.
- Like the novel it studies, it is framed by a prologue and epilogue that place the core of the book in an extremely revealing and resonant context.
- History is a prologue written in stone, but the present offers new possibilities.
- The book contains 11 chapters, plus a prologue and epilogue, and an extensive suggested reading list.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.