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Author: Arthur Cooper
Editor: Imre Galambos

’; and (466 C ) 壽 long life 壽 (466 C ) ‘shòu’, ‘long life’. All these have many variant ‘Seal’ and merely fanciful forms; 喜 often being doubled 囍, on menu covers especially and as a wedding symbol; whilst 福 and 壽 have respectively 105 and 289 fanciful variants listed in one seventeenth

In: The Other Greek

, linguistically motivated disambiguation e.g. anaphor resolution. (Bottom up) Free enrichment : The sentence She took out the key and opened the door would generally be interpreted in a way such that the key that was taken out was the key used to open the door. Usually, free enrichment corresponds to the

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In: Enthymemes and Topoi in Dialogue
Chapter 12 Nation, Nature and Industry

attitudes towards the North, at the time a battleground of assimilation politics towards the Finnish-speaking kvens and the indigenous Sami. Throughout, the main message is one of hard work and industriousness, with humans wrestling a living from nature. Also, respect for nature and animals is a message

In: Exploring Textbooks and Cultural Change in Nordic Education 1536–2020
Chapter 1 Teaching and Educational Reforms in Denmark and Norway c. 1500–1750

clerk or sexton was residing, or if he resided far from a village, the local community would often raise means among themselves to hire a teacher who could teach the village children for a few weeks every winter in a suitable place such as a living room on a farm. By the seventeenth century

In: Exploring Textbooks and Cultural Change in Nordic Education 1536–2020
Author: Bronwyn Davies

the necessary independent income to sustain their lifestyle. This lack of capital had a profound effect on the rest of their lives. Back in England, after that war was over, with no independent income, their way of life was unsustainable: [Maria] was particular about her social connections and

In: New Lives in an Old Land
Author: Bunkyō Kin

Ōtomo, who was a son of Emperor Tenji (r. 668–672) and who committed suicide following defeat in the Jinshin War in 672. Ōmi no Mifune had been ordained as a Buddhist priest, but later returned to lay life and received the kabane (hereditary family title) Mabito. When the diplomatic mission from Silla

In: Literary Sinitic and East Asia

Environment (Hugenholtz and Guibault), to name just a few. What motivates this preoccupation with the future? The reasons are several. First, predicting the future is a mode of professional legal debate in which reforms and amendments to the existing law are proposed. In this sense, the future is not distant

In: On the Fringes of Literature and Digital Media Culture

death Greaves exclaims: “No wait, he didn’t hit me then! I’m sure of it!” Second, there is an entire category of “miraculous” events. When Greaves retells an adventure in which he ran short of ammunition, he says a dead Apache “miraculously” appeared “like manna from Heaven” and saved his life, making

In: On the Fringes of Literature and Digital Media Culture
Author: Anna Ślósarz

commercial message embedded in another text), which has pragmatic purposes, refers to practical contexts, and is economically motivated. Product placement may penetrate into literature. In such cases, the strategy usually involves favorable presentation of merchandise, or goods, in a literary piece aimed at

In: On the Fringes of Literature and Digital Media Culture

social relationships and the potential value of epistolography. The fact of the letter, as much as anything said in it, was significant. The assumption that simply writing letters might sustain a friendship underwrote the claim that correspondence was motivated above all by the disinterested desire of

In: A Companion to Byzantine Epistolography