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Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, published many sermons, wrote memoirs, was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting tuberculosis. Sterne was born in Clonmel, County Tipperary on 24 November 1713, his father, Roger Sterne, was an ensign in a British regiment returned from Dunkirk, disbanded on the day of Sterne's birth. Within six months the family had returned to Yorkshire, his great-grandfather Richard Sterne had been the Master of the Jesus College, Cambridge as well as the Archbishop of York. Roger Stern was the youngest son of Richard Sterne's youngest son and Roger Sterne inherited little of Richard Sterne's wealth. Roger Sterne left his family and enlisted in the army at the age of 25. Despite being promoted to an officer, he was of the lowest commission and lacked financial resources. Roger Sterne married the widow of a military captain.

The first decade of Sterne's life was spent moving from place to place as his father was reassigned throughout Ireland. During this period Sterne never lived in one place for more than a year. In 1724, his father took Sterne to Roger's wealthy brother, Richard, so that Sterne could attend Hipperholme Grammar School near Halifax. Sterne was admitted to a sizarship at Jesus College, in July 1733 at the age of 20. Sterne graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in January 1737, he returned in the summer of 1740 to be awarded his Master of Arts degree. Sterne was ordained as a deacon on 6 March 1737 and as a priest on 20 August 1738, his religion is said to have been the "centrist Anglicanism of his time", known as "latitudinarianism". A few days after his ordination as a priest, Sterne was awarded the vicarship living of Sutton-on-the-Forest in Yorkshire. Sterne married Elizabeth Lumley on 30 March 1741, despite both being ill with consumption. In 1743, he was presented to the neighbouring living of Stillington by Rev. Richard Levett, Prebendary of Stillington, patron of the living.

Subsequently Sterne did duty both there and at Sutton. He was a prebendary of York Minster. Sterne's life at this time was tied with his uncle, Dr Jaques Sterne, the Archdeacon of Cleveland and Precentor of York Minster. Sterne's uncle was an ardent Whig, urged Sterne to begin a career of political journalism which resulted in some scandal for Sterne and a terminal falling-out between the two men. Jaques Sterne was a powerful clergyman but a rabid politician. In 1741–42 Sterne wrote political articles supporting the administration of Sir Robert Walpole for a newspaper founded by his uncle but soon withdrew from politics in disgust, his uncle became his arch-enemy. Despite the friction with his uncle, Laurence's Whig sympathies remained with him throughout his life. Sterne lived in Sutton for twenty years, during which time he kept up an intimacy which had begun at Cambridge with John Hall-Stevenson, a witty and accomplished bon vivant, owner of Skelton Hall in the Cleveland district of Yorkshire.

In 1759, to support his dean in a church squabble, Sterne wrote A Political Romance, a Swiftian satire of dignitaries of the spiritual courts. At the demands of embarrassed churchmen, the book was burnt. Thus, Sterne discovered his real talents. Having discovered his talent, at the age of 46, he turned over his parishes to a curate, dedicated himself to writing for the rest of his life, it was while living in the countryside, having failed in his attempts to supplement his income as a farmer and struggling with tuberculosis, that Sterne began work on his best-known novel, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, the first volumes of which were published in 1759. Sterne was at work on his celebrated comic novel during the year that his mother died, his wife was ill, his daughter was taken ill with a fever, he wrote as fast as he could, composing the first 18 chapters between January and March 1759. Due to his poor financial position, Sterne was forced to borrow money for the printing of his novel, suggesting that Sterne was confident in the prospective commercial success of his work and that the local critical reception of the novel was favorable enough to justify the loan.

The publication of Tristram Shandy made Sterne famous on the continent. He was delighted by the attention, famously saying "I wrote not be fed but to be famous." He spent part of each year in London. After the publication of volumes three and four of Tristram Shandy, his love of attention remained undiminished. In one letter, he wrote "One half of the town abuse my book as bitterly, as the other half cry it up to the skies—the best is, they abuse it and buy it, at such a rate, that we are going on with a second edition, as fast as possible." Indeed, Baron Fauconberg rewarded Sterne by appointing him as the perpetual curate of Coxwold, North Yorkshire in March 1760. In 1766, at the height of the debate about slavery, the composer and former slave Ignatius Sancho wrote to Sterne encouraging him to use his pen to lobby for the abolition of the slave tra

Guinguette by the Seine

Guinguette by the Seine is a detective novel by Belgian writer Georges Simenon, featuring his character Inspector Jules Maigret. While visiting a condemned man in prison, he comments to Maigret that he knows someone at a "guinguette a deux sous", deserving of the death penalty. Lenoir further reveals that he and an accomplice had witnessed a man whom they knew from the bar take a body and dump it in the Canal Saint-Martin. Maigret is unable to find this tuppenny bar, but he chances to overhear a man mention it. Mingling with the crowd, Maigret is invited to join the party by James, an English bank clerk, discovers they meet there at weekends. Now part of the set, Maigret returns the following week, where one of the men, Feinstein, is shot dead by Basso after an altercation. Now Maigret a has two deaths. Simenon describes Maigret's view of the turning point in an investigation, he describes an investigation as a matter of painstaking labour and good luck. The book has been translated twice into English: In 1940, by Geoffrey Sainsbury and in 2003 by David Watson as "The Bar on the Seine".

The story has been dramatized twice. Georges Simenon The Bar by the Seine Penguin Classics, London ISBN 978-0-141-18733-4 Maigret at trussel.com

Esa Unggul University

The Esa Unggul University is a private university that located in 3 different areas in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia. Esa Unggul University was established in 1993 by Kemala Pendidikan Bangsa Foundation. Campus 1 or Kebon Jeruk Campus. Address: Jalan Arjuna Utara No.9, Kebon Jeruk, Jakarta 11510 Campus 2 or Citra Raya Campus I. Address: Jalan Citra Raya Boulevard - Ecopolis SA Blok VD. 02, Citra Raya Tangerang. Campus 3 or Harapan Indah Temporary Campus. Address: Komplek Office Park Blok 5 No. 11 - 17 Jl. Boulevard Raya - Kota Harapan Indah. Campus 4 or Esa Unggul University - International Program. Address: Jl. Raya LegokKarawaci, Curug Sangereng, Klp. Dua, Banten 15810 Citra Raya Campus II In January 11, 2017. Esa unggul rector had signed a MoU with Citra Raya Management to build Citra Raya Campus II; the location of this new campus is near with current active campus, Esa Unggul Citra Raya Campus I. The campus is expected to receive first student in 2019. Harapan Indah Harapan Indah main campus still in under construction and expected to begin operational in the end of 2019.

International Campus Esa Unggul University had started construction of new International Campus at Gading Serpong in 2019 and will be equipped with hi-tech facility. This campus is expected to completed in 2021. Kezia Warouw, Indonesian model and Puteri Indonesia 2016 winner, Miss Phoenix Smile & Top 13 of Miss Universe 2016. Bunga Jelitha, Indonesian model and Puteri Indonesia 2017 winner, Supermodel International 2011 & Guess Girl South East Asia 2015. Isman Thoyib, Indonesian basketball player. Evan Stiawan, Indonesian Ketua Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Syariah Nahdlatul Ulama Bengkulu. Aditya Muslim Indonesian Comedian Dimyati Natakusumah, member of Indonesian People's Representative Council Irna Narulita, current regent of Pandeglang Regency Abraham Damar Grahita, Indonesian basketball player