Comus is a masque in three acts by English composer Thomas Arne. The work uses a libretto by John Dalton, based on John Milton's 1634 masque of the same name; the work was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, on 4 March 1738. Comus was Arne's first major success, the masque enjoyed regular revivals throughout his lifetime; the work boasts some of his finest music with songs like "Now Phoebus sinketh in the West" and "Would you taste the noontide air" displaying a fresh lyrical style. The work was published without the recitatives and choruses; the original score containing the additional music is now lost, but a copy of that score, made around 1785, does exist with all of the original music and some additional pieces taken from Handel’s L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato that supplement Arne’s limited chorus writing. A lady is lost in the forest. A spirit warns the lady's two brothers, they are waylayed by Comus's stooges. The spirit supplies the brothers with an enchanted potion to help them thwart Comus's spell over the lady.
A banquet is organized in Comus's palace and the lady, succumbed to the power of the spell, is diverted by the songs and dances of the festivities. Comus forcefully encourages her to drink from his cup but the brothers dash in just in time, putting Comus to flight; the nymph Sabrina frees the lady from the magician's spell and all rejoice the triumph of virtue in the masque's final chorus
Motril Club de Fútbol was a Spanish football team based in Motril, Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Founded in 1984 and dissolved in 2012, it held home matches at Estadio Escribano Castilla, with a capacity of 4,400 seats. Motril first reached the third division in 1997. In 2001–02 it inclusively finished the regular season in first position, but lost in the promotion playoffs against Getafe CF, 0–1 on aggregate. From 2003–12, Motril competed again in the fourth level, appearing in the promotion playoffs on five occasions, always without success. In July 2012 the team due to heavy debts and financial difficulties. 6 seasons in Segunda División B 16 seasons in Tercera División Pablo Paz Noé Acosta Enrique Miguel Ángel Espínola Javi Guerra Juanlu Armando Lozano Luis Rubiales Futbolme team profile
Igor Dmitrievich Chueshov was a Ukrainian mathematician. He was both a correspondent member of the Mathematics section of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and a professor in the Department of Mathematical Physics and Computational Mathematics at the National University of Kharkiv. Chueshov was born in Leningrad on 23 September 1951, he started his higher education at the School of Mechanics and Mathematics at the National University of Kharkov in 1968. He graduated with a Master of Science degree in Mathematics in 1973. In 1977, he earned a Candidate of Sciences, an equivalent to a Ph. D. Chueshov earned a Doctorate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences in 1990 with his dissertation, "Mathematical Description of the Non-regular Dynamics of the Elastic Shell". Upon graduation, he joined Kharkiv University's department of Mechanics and Mathematics. Chueshov became Professor of the Department of Mathematical Physics and Computational Mathematics in 1992. In February 2000, he was named the head of the department.
In February 2009, Chueshov was elected as one of the Correspondent Members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for the Section of Mathematics, specializing in Probability Theory and Mathematical Physics. He was a laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology, which he received in 2010, he remained at the Mechanics and Mathematics department of Kharkiv University, living with his wife Galina and two sons and Gennadiy, both born in California, until his death on 23 April 2016 from acute leukemia. Chueshov authored a number of papers in the field of fundamental mathematics, he made significant contributions to mathematical physics and influenced the development of modern infinite-dimensional dynamical systems theory. He solved a number of important problems associated with non-linear partial differential equations that arise in mechanics and physics, initiating the development of several areas in the qualitative theory of dissipative systems. Chueshov's investigations were related to the well-posedness and asymptotic behavior of the evolutionary von Karman equations, describing nonlinear oscillations of a thin elastic shell under the influence of non-conservative loads.
One of Chueshov's theorems provided a solution to a well-known problem posed by I. V. Vorovich in the 1950s; the results became an essential step in understanding the structure of attractors for dynamical systems. Chueshov was a pioneer in the field of nonlinear fluid-structure interactions models those arising in aeroelasticity. Chueshov succeeded in developing a new effective method for the analysis of general infinite-dimensional dissipative systems generated by non-linear second-order in time equations. Quasi-stability allows one to resolve many important questions that arise in the hyperbolic dynamics with nonlinear internal or boundary dissipation, relying only on a single estimate. Chueshov obtained important results on the uniqueness of invariant measures for stochastic perturbations of the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations in thin regions; the results provided a fundamental opportunity to use methods of two-dimensional stochastic hydrodynamics to describe the phenomenon of turbulence in some three-dimensional systems.
Igor Dmitrievich was one of the founders of the theory of monotone stochastic dynamical systems. Together with Professor L. Arnold, he obtained fundamental results on the structure of random attractors, introduced the important concept of the semi-equilibrium state of a monotone stochastic system; these results became the basis of the only monograph on monotonous stochastic dynamic systems, published by Springer in 2002. Chueshov authored more than 150 scientific works, which included five monographs, was a member of the editorial board of the journals Journal of Mathematical Physics, Geometry, Ukrainian Mathematical Journal and Dynamics, International Journal of Differential Equations, Visnyk of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Ser. Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, he was a member of several international mathematical societies as well as a guest professor at various universities. Under his supervision, seven candidates' theses were defended
St. Mary's High School is a secondary Catholic high school belonging to the Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board; the school serves students across Grey and Bruce counties as one of two Catholic high schools under the school boards administration. The school is ranked by the Fraser Institute as the top performing secondary school in the region; the original school building originates from 1891, an addition was added in 1924 to expand school capacity. The original annex was designated as a historic structure by local city council in 2008 in order to prevent its demolition. Following 3 years of debate it was decided that the building will be torn down as the buildings condition had deteriorated to the point that it was a safety concern. In its place the local council ordered a 3-D survey of the building, photography of the structure, a memorial to be built in its place; the entryway of the building was preserved. St. Mary's High School offers numerous athletic activities. Sports offered at the school include baseball, mountain biking, ice hockey, cross country running, golf and tennis.
Other clubs offered at the school a card club, a variety of music clubs, guitar club, chess club, yearbook club, an arts club
Stac an Armin, based on the proper Scottish Gaelic spelling, is a sea stack in the St Kilda archipelago. It is 196 metres tall, qualifying it as a Marilyn, it is the highest sea stack in the British Isles. The name Stac an Armin means stack of the soldier/warrior, evidence remains showing it was used by people living nearby as a hunting grounds, it has hosted some extended stays. Climbing the rocks was once done to collect eggs and has continued in the form of recreational sport; the island was once home to the now extinct great auk, rules exist to protect the bird habitats and breeding grounds. Stac an Armin is 400 metres north near the 172-metre-high Stac Lee. Stac an Armin is separated from Boreray by a channel "so littered with rocks" that it should not be sailed, though sailors write passionately about the views; the first written account of the island was Martin Martin's description in the early 18th century. Martin wrote about the island after the Scottish writer had visited St Kilda in 1697 and included a few anecdotes about the stack in his A Description of the Western Isles of Scotland published in 1703.
It was the first comprehensive book on the archipelago, to, appended "A Late Voyage to St Kilda". Martin calls the island "Stack-Narmin."It was never inhabited full-time, but hunting its bird population helped sustain the way of life of the population of St Kilda, as evidenced by the buildings they left behind. There are no fewer than 78 storage cleitean on Stac an Armin and a small bothy, built by the St Kildans. Martin describes these cleitean as "pyramids" and wrote they were used to "preserve and dry" birds the "solan goose". Martin observed one harvest. In addition to the geese, the islanders used Stac an Armin for harvesting great auks and puffins, as well as their eggs; the numerous birds that lived on the island were an important source of sustenance for the people of St Kilda. The longest recorded period anyone spent on the island was about nine months. Three men and eight boys from Hirta were marooned here from about 15 August 1727 until 13 May 1728; as luck would have it, Hirta suffered a smallpox outbreak while the eleven were on the stack, thus the islanders were unable to man a boat and retrieve them until the next year.
Such temporary accidental occupation of the island may have been a regular event, since Martin Martin relates, in an anecdote in A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, how a group of some twenty men were stranded on the island for a couple of days after the rope that held their boat broke. They survived by fishing, communicated to their wives that they were alive and well by lighting "as many fires on the top of an eminence as there were men in number." Martin adds, that the wives were so overjoyed that they managed to produce a record harvest of corn that year. The archipelago as a whole was evacuated in 1930, bequeathed to the National Trust for Scotland in 1957. Hunting birds is no longer allowed, the stack is visited only by scientists and climbers. On Stac an Armin, in July, the last great auk seen in Britain was caught and killed. A 75-year-old inhabitant of St Kilda told Henry Evans, a frequent visitor to the archipelago, that he and his father-in-law with another man had caught a "garefowl," noticing its little wings and the large white spot on its head.
They tied it up and kept it alive for three days, killed it by beating it with a stick because they believed it to be a witch. The last known specimens in the world were killed a few years either in Eldey, Iceland, or off Newfoundland. Native St Kildans have climbed Stac an Armin and other cliffs in St Kilda for centuries in order to harvest birds and eggs. Modern ascents are few. Mountaindays.net has information, or comments. The summit of Stac an Armin was reached by a party of 11 Marilyn baggers on 13 October 2014. Prior to that, the only verifiable modern ascent happened in 1969, when a group which included Dick Balharry and John Morton Boyd made a number of ascents in the archipelago, which included climbing Stac an Armin. Climbing Stac an Armin, though attractive is complicated by a number of factors; the climb of Stac an Armin itself is described as "little easier than Stac Lee," but the topography makes it a "major expedition" and "the weather can make nonsense of any landing plans." The stack is accessible only with difficulty.
The 2003 Management Plan is quite specific about the dangers of climbing in St Kilda: the object of prescription 21.5 is to "Ensure that breeding seabirds are not disturbed by climbing on the cliffs," though the Plan suggests the allowance of climbing the cliffs under monitored circumstances. Prescription 26.4 states that a policy that satisfies climbers and does not violate the Trust's mission is to be develope