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1250s in art

The decade of the 1250s in art involved some significant events. C.1250: The doorway from Moutiers-Saint-Jean is carved 1250: The illuminated manuscript Morgan Bible is completed 1251: Kei school sculptor produces Tamayori-bime statue in Yoshino Mikumari Shrine 1251-1254: Tankei sculpts a Thousand-armed Kannon at Sanjūsangen-dō 1250: Giovanni Pisano, Italian sculptor and architect 1254 Ren Renfa, Chinese painter of horses, people and birds Zhao Mengfu, Chinese scholar and calligrapher during the Yuan Dynasty c.1255 Duccio, Italian artist, influential in his time Filippo Rusuti, Italian painter and mosaicist 1259: Pietro Cavallini, Italian painter and mosaic designer working during the late Middle Ages 1256: Tankei, Japanese sculptor of the Kei school 1258: Giunta Pisano, Italian painter

William Webster (theologian)

William Webster was a British priest in the Church of England and a theological writer. Born at Cove, Suffolk in December 1689, was the son of Richard Webster, by his wife Jane, daughter of Anthony Sparrow. Webster was educated at Beccles, was admitted to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, on 2 March 1708, he graduated B. A. in 1712, M. A. in 1716, D. D. in 1732. Webster was ordained deacon on 24 June 1713 as curate of Depden in Suffolk, priest on 26 February 1716 as curate of St. Dunstan-in-the-West, London. Leaving St. Dunstan's in 1731, he was appointed in August 1732 to the curacy of St Clement, in February 1733 was presented to the rectory of Depden. In July 1740 he was instituted to the vicarages of Ware and Thundridge, which he retained till his death, resigning his rectory and curacy. In life he fell into great poverty, he died unmarried at Ware on 4 December 1758. Webster was a voluminous writer. In 1723 he edited The Life of General Monk, from the manuscript of Thomas Skinner, contributing a preface in vindication of George Monck's character.

A second edition appeared in 1724. In 1730 he translated ‘The New Testament, with Critical Remarks’, from the French of Richard Simon. On 16 December 1732, under the pseudonym of ‘Richard Hooker of the Inner Temple,’ he began to edit a periodical entitled The Weekly Miscellany. From the number of religious essays it contained it became known as ‘Old Mother Hooker's Journal.’ It is known for the attacks made in its columns on William Warburton's Divine Legation of Moses. Webster's contributions to the controversy were republished in 1739, under the title of Remarks on the Divine Legation, they earned him a place in the Dunciad, Alexander Pope, in 1742, inserting a passage in which Webster was coupled with George Whitefield, who had criticised Warburton. In 1740, from materials furnished by a merchant, Webster published a pamphlet on the wool industry called Consequences of Trade to the Wealth and Strength of any Nation, by a Draper of London, it sold well and went into a fifth edition in 1741, the same year as Webster wrote a refutation of his own arguments, published under the pseudonym Andrew Freeport as The Draper Confuted.

Christopher Smart addressed to Webster his seventh ode, complimenting him on his ‘Casuistical Essay on Anger and Forgiveness’. Other works were: ‘The Clergy's Right of Maintenance vindicated from Scripture and Reason,’ London, 1726. 1727. ‘The Fitness of the Witnesses of the Resurrection of Christ considered,’ London, 1731. ‘The Credibility of the Resurrection of Christ,’ London, 1735. A Complete History of Arianism from 306 to 1666. To, added the History of Socinianism translated from the French of Louis Maimbourg and Bernard Lamy, London, 1735, 2 vols. ‘Tracts, consisting of Sermons and Letters,’ London, 1745. ‘A Vindication of his Majesty's Title to the Crown,’ London, 1747. ‘A Treatise on Places and Preferments,’ London, 1757. ‘A plain Narrative of Facts, or the Author's case and candidly stated’, asking for money. Skedd, S. J. "Webster, William". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/28948.. The first edition of this text is available at Wikisource: "Webster, William".

Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900. Attribution This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: "Webster, William". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900

Something Something 2

Something Something 2 is a 2014 Oriya language romantic comedy film starring Anubhav Mohanty and Barsha Priyadarshini in the lead roles. It was directed by Sudhakar Vasanth and produced under the banner of Vishnupriya Art and Graphics by Anuprash Mohanty and released on 14 June 2014; the film is sequel to 2011's Something Something and the first sequel to be produced by the Ollywood film industry. This movie is a remake of 2007 Kannada movie Milana. Anubhav Mohanty as Shree Ram Barsha Priyadarshini as Shayira Banu and Bhumi Dhirendra Nath Hari Udit Narayan, Human Sagar,Krishna Beaura,Abhijeet Bhatacharya, Dj Papu, Ira Mohanty. Title Track has been sung by popular Bollywood Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Jeong Ho-seung

Jeong Ho-seung is a popular South Korean poet. Born in South Gyeongsang Province, on 3 January 1950 Jeong grew up in Daegu, graduated in Korean literature from Kyung Hee University. In that same year he began to contribute to the literary magazine Anti-Poetry and in 1982 he published his first novel, A Memorial Service for the Departed, he was the winner of the Tenth Dong Seo Literary Prize in 1997 winning the So-Wol Literary Prize Jeong's themes include societal schisms and alienation, but his work presents these themes with lyrical grace and innocence that removes any trace of hectoring. Jeong intentionally focuses on suffering in the hope that in despair some hope can be found and that this can become the basis for a more successful future; the poet depicts the resentment and enmity that stirs in the hearts of farmers and workers whose roots have been taken from them in a sterile South Korean society, their attempts to resist and overcome these conditions. He spoke for the masses and took as his poetic duty, praising people for their willful and courageous attitude toward life and helping them believe in their future.

Jeong's style is familiar, as in folk songs or popular ballads, which critics attribute to three things. First, they have the rhythm of songs. Second, his vocabulary is chosen for its emotive nature, he takes the quotidian live of Koreans and makes them into dramatic stories. ソウルのイエス Five poems in English at Azalea: Journal of Korean Literature and Culture "Snail" at Alchemy: Journal of Translation "South Han River" at Alchemy: Journal of Translation 달밤. 2004. 이 짧은 시간 동안. 2004. 눈물이 나면 기차를 타라. 1999. 사랑하다가 죽어버려라. 1997. 바다로 날아간 까치. 1996. 별들은 따뜻하다. 1990. 슬픔이 기쁨에게. 1979. 내가 사랑하는 사람 Hankook Ilbo New Spring Literary Contest Sowol Poetry Prize Chosun Ilbo New Spring Literary Contest Daehan Daily New Spring Literary Contest Chosun Ilbo New Spring Literary Contest Jeong Jiyong Literature Prize List of Korea-related topics Poem 산낙지를 위하여 with a German translation About the poet

Hunk (film)

Hunk is a 1987 American comedy film directed by Lawrence Bassoff and starring John Allen Nelson, Steve Levitt, James Coco and Deborah Shelton. The plot concerns a man, Bradley Brinkman, who signs an agreement with an agent of the devil, which grants him a transformed body and a new identity, Hunk Golden, he must decide whether to return to his old one. After his girlfriend elopes with her aerobics instructor, Bradley Brinkman spends so much time daydreaming of being a confident and powerful man that he is about to lose his job. While trying to meet a deadline he types, "I'd sell my soul for a money making program," into the computer; the computer prints "The Yuppie Program", which becomes hugely popular and gains him a large bonus and a paid summer off to write anything he wants. Bradley spends his entire bonus renting a run-down beach house in a high-end part of California coastline, he first sees O'Brien, the devil's agent, while taking a walk on the beach with his new neighbor Chachka, who introduces him to his stuck-up yuppie neighbors who verbally and physically abuse him.

His further attempts to socialize with his neighbors and live a rich yuppie lifestyle are mocked and when he throws a house party that no one else comes to, O'Brien appears again and explains that she occupied his computer and wrote the Yuppie Program for him. She offers to make him a "hunk", the kind of man women want and men want to be, in exchange for his soul; this includes a "sell your soul for the summer" trial, where he can get his previous body and his soul refunded if he is not satisfied with the deal. Without taking it he signs the contract, he wakes up the next day as Hunk Golden, in a transformed beach house. After a day, O'Brien steps in and helps him become his new persona; as Hunk Golden he is a natural martial arts master, can eat anything and not gain weight, drink without getting drunk, has self-cleaning teeth and unbreakable bones. Women flock to have sex with him, he sets fashion trends. As the deadline to finalize the deal approaches, Hunk seeks help from a psychiatrist, Dr. Sunny Graves, to try and save his old soul and body.

She tells him to embrace being the hunk that he is, while she helps him with his apparent delusion of being Bradley Brinkman. After another night of sex with a random woman, O'Brien introduces Hunk to the chairman of the board of the Devil Himself Incorporated, Dr. D in the form of Atilla the Hun. Hunk notices that he looks like Captain Kravitz, the former owner of the beach house, he tells Hunk there is a vast demon shortage and Dr. D plans to have him working with some of the worst killers in history, like Ivan the Terrible, Jack the Ripper and Benito Mussolini. After Dr. D leaves, O'Brien romanticizes the two of them bombing Pearl Harbor together as a pair of time-traveling Satanic salespeople. While at the beachfront with Sunny, a drunk television host Garrison Gaylord is about to hit them and drive his Jeep off the pier when Hunk turns and stops it with his bare hands. Gaylord's television director catches the entire incident on film and Hunk becomes an instant celebrity. Sunny and Hunk kiss.

Sunny is revealed to be O'Brien. Dr. D chastizes her for falling in love with another client, he warns her that her own deal is coming due, if she does not deliver Bradley's soul, she will be reverted to who she was. Hunk struggles with changes in his personality, leading him to turn a garden hose on his fans in rage. Hunk dreams about Bradley escaping from hell and warning him not to take the deal, of helping Dr. D start World War III. Bradley and Sunny meeting with Dr. D, Bradley chooses to give up being Hunk and not take the deal. Dr. D reveals the truth about Sunny, offers them both a 6-months extension on their contracts. Bradley refuses and convinces O'Brien to do the same, she is reverted into her original self, a 10th Century princess who sold her soul to avoid a Viking marriage her father sold her into, which inspires Bradley to create the Princess Program. John Allen Nelson... Hunk Golden Steve Levitt... Bradley Brinkman Deborah Shelton... O'Brien James Coco... Dr. D Rebeccah Bush... Dr. Sunny Graves Cynthia Szigeti...

Chachka Hilary Shepard Turner... Alexis Cash Avery Schreiber... Constatine Constapopolis Robert Morse... Garrison Gaylord J. Jay Saunders... Director James Coco, who plays Dr. D, died days. Brad Pitt is a background extra in one scene. Being the first of several uncredited parts Pitt had in 1987, based on release date Hunk, technically marks his first film appearance. "Real Man", "Don't Stop", Music and lyrics, by John Baer. "Destiny", Music and lyrics, by John Baer. "Take a Second Look", Music by David Kurtz, Lyrics by Monday, Sung by Jolie Jones and Donny Gerrard, Produced by David Kurtz. List of American films of 1987 Hunk on IMDb Hunk at AllMovie Hunk at Rotten Tomatoes