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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, literary critic and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He shared volumes and collaborated with Charles Lamb, Robert Southey, Charles Lloyd, he wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. His critical work on William Shakespeare, was influential, he helped introduce German idealist philosophy to English-speaking culture. Coleridge coined many familiar phrases, including suspension of disbelief, he had a major influence on American transcendentalism. Throughout his adult life Coleridge had crippling bouts of depression, he was physically unhealthy, which may have stemmed from a bout of rheumatic fever and other childhood illnesses. He was treated for these conditions with laudanum. Coleridge was born on 21 October 1772 in the Town of Ottery St Mary in England. Samuel's father was the Reverend John Coleridge, the well-respected vicar of St Mary's Church, Ottery St Mary and was headmaster of the King's School, a free grammar school established by King Henry VIII in the town.

He had been master of Hugh Squier's School in South Molton and lecturer of nearby Molland. John Coleridge had three children by his first wife. Samuel was the youngest of ten by the Reverend Mr. Coleridge's second wife, Anne Bowden the daughter of John Bowden, Mayor of South Molton, Devon, in 1726. Coleridge suggests that he "took no pleasure in boyish sports" but instead read "incessantly" and played by himself. After John Coleridge died in 1781, 8-year-old Samuel was sent to Christ's Hospital, a charity school, founded in the 16th century in Greyfriars, where he remained throughout his childhood and writing poetry. At that school Coleridge became friends with Charles Lamb, a schoolmate, studied the works of Virgil and William Lisle Bowles. In one of a series of autobiographical letters written to Thomas Poole, Coleridge wrote: "At six years old I remember to have read Belisarius, Robinson Crusoe, Philip Quarll – and I found the Arabian Nights' Entertainments – one tale of which made so deep an impression on me that I was haunted by spectres whenever I was in the dark – and I distinctly remember the anxious and fearful eagerness with which I used to watch the window in which the books lay – and whenever the sun lay upon them, I would seize it, carry it by the wall, bask, read."

Coleridge seems to have appreciated his teacher, as he wrote in recollections of his school days in Biographia Literaria: I enjoyed the inestimable advantage of a sensible, though at the same time, a severe master At the same time that we were studying the Greek Tragic Poets, he made us read Shakespeare and Milton as lessons: and they were the lessons too, which required most time and trouble to bring up, so as to escape his censure. I learnt from him, that Poetry that of the loftiest, that of the wildest odes, had a logic of its own, as severe as that of science. In our own English compositions he showed no mercy to phrase, metaphor, or image, unsupported by a sound sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words... In fancy I can hear him now, exclaiming Harp? Harp? Lyre? Pen and ink, you mean! Muse, Muse? Your Nurse's daughter, you mean! Pierian spring? Oh aye! the cloister-pump, I suppose! Be this as it may, there was one custom of our master's, which I cannot pass over in silence, because I think it... worthy of imitation.

He would permit our theme exercises... to accumulate, till each lad had four or five to be looked over. Placing the whole number abreast on his desk, he would ask the writer, why this or that sentence might not have found as appropriate a place under this or that other thesis: and if no satisfying answer could be returned, two faults of the same kind were found in one exercise, the irrevocable verdict followed, the exercise was torn up, another on the same subject to be produced, in addition to the tasks of the day, he wrote of his loneliness at school in the poem Frost at Midnight: "With unclosed lids had I dreamt/Of my sweet birthplace." From 1791 until 1794, Coleridge attended Cambridge. In 1792, he won the Browne Gold Medal for an ode. In December 1793, he left the college and enlisted in the 15th Light Dragoons using the false name "Silas Tomkyn Comberbache" because of debt or because the girl that he loved, Mary Evans, had rejected him, his brothers arranged for his discharge a few months under the reason of "insanity" and he was readmitted to Jesus College, though he would never receive a degree from the university.

At Jesus College, Coleridge was introduced to political and theological ideas considered radical, including those of the poet Robert Southey with whom he collaborated on the play The Fall of Robespierre. Coleridge joined Southey in a plan abandoned, to found a utopian commune-like society, called Pantisocracy, in the wilderness of Pennsylvania. In 1795, the two friends m

Anastasia, Margravine of Meissen

Princess Anastasia of Saxony is a member of the House of Ascania. Anastasia was born on 22 December 1940 in Regensburg, Germany, the only child of Prince Eugen of Anhalt and his wife Anastasia Jungmeier and a granddaughter of Eduard, Duke of Anhalt, the penultimate ruler of the Duchy of Anhalt. Anastasia married Prince Maria Emanuel of Saxony, eldest child of Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen and his wife, Princess Elisabeth Helene of Thurn and Taxis, on 23 June 1962 in Vevey, Switzerland. Anastasia and Maria Emanuel do not have children. 22 December 1940 – 23 June 1962: Her Highness Princess Anastasia of Anhalt 23 June 1962 – 9 August 1968: Her Royal Highness Princess Anastasia of Saxony 9 August 1968 – 23 July 2012: Her Royal Highness The Margravine of Meissen 23 July 2012 – present: Her Royal Highness The Dowager Margravine of Meissen

Legislative district of Lanao

The Legislative district of Lanao was the representation of the historical province of Lanao in the various national legislatures of the Philippines until 1969. Marawi and Iligan remained part of the province's representation after becoming chartered cities in 1940 and 1950, respectively; the undivided province's representation encompassed what are now the urbanized city of Iligan, the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur. Being excluded from representation in the lower house of the Philippine Legislature in 1907, the then-non-Christian-majority areas of the Philippines — which included the Department of Mindanao and Sulu, of which Lanao was part — were extended legislative representation with the passage of the Philippine Autonomy Act in 1916 by the United States Congress; the Revised Administrative Code enacted on 10 March 1917 further elaborated on the manner by which these areas would be represented. The non-Christian areas were to be collectively represented in the upper house's 12th senatorial district by two senators, both appointed by the Governor-General.

Five assembly members appointed by the Governor-General, were to represent the seven component provinces of Department of Mindanao and Sulu — Agusan, Cotabato, Lanao and Zamboanga — in the lower house as a single at-large district. These arrangements remained in place despite the abolition of the Department in 1920, it lasted until 1935, when each of the seven provinces was provided a single representative to the National Assembly of the Philippines, albeit the manner of election varying between provinces. Voters of the more Christianized provinces of Agusan, Bukidnon and Zamboanga could elect their representative through popular vote by virtue of Article VI, Section 1 of the 1935 Constitution. In the Muslim-dominated provinces of Cotabato and Sulu, voter qualifications were more restrictive: the only persons allowed to vote for the province's representative were past and present municipal officials; this was the manner by which Lanao's representative was elected in 1935. The 1st National Assembly of the Philippines passed Commonwealth Act No. 44 on 13 October 1936 to give all qualified voters of Lanao the right to elect their own representatives through popular vote.

Voters in Lanao Province began to elect their representatives in this manner beginning in 1938. After Dansalan became a chartered city in 1940 by virtue of Commonwealth Act No. 592, it remained part of the province's representation. During the Second World War, the Province of Lanao sent two delegates to the National Assembly of the Japanese-sponsored Second Philippine Republic: one was the provincial governor, while the other was elected through a provincial assembly of KALIBAPI members during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. Upon the restoration of the Philippine Commonwealth in 1945 the province retained its pre-war lone district. For the duration of the war, Dansalan was annexed to the province and was not represented separately like other chartered cities at the time. Upon the restoration of the Philippine Commonwealth in 1945 Lanao Province and Dansalan City retained their combined pre-war lone congressional district. After receiving its own city charter by virtue of Republic Act No. 525 on 16 June 1950, Iligan remained part of the representation of the Province of Lanao.

The enactment of Republic Act No. 2228 on 22 May 1959 divided the old Lanao Province into Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur, provided them each with a congressional representative. In accordance with Section 8 of R. A. 2228, the incumbent representative of Lanao Province, Laurentino Badelles, continued to represent both successor provinces until the next election in 1961. Includes Dansalan and Iligan includes the chartered city of Dansalan Legislative district of Mindanao and Sulu Legislative district of Lanao del Norte Legislative district of Iligan Legislative district of Lanao del Sur

Gem (disambiguation)

A gem, or gemstone, is a cut rock or mineral. Gem or GEM may refer to: Gem Reeves, in Neighbours Gem, in Star Trek's "The Empath" Gem, in Tron: Legacy Gem, in Power Rangers RPM Gems, aliens in Steven Universe Gems, in Land of the Lustrous GEM, a Japanese idol girl group Gem, with Doug Gillard Gem, a rock band G. E. M. A Chinese singer-songwriter G. E. M. 2008 Gem, by Beni Arashiro, 2007 "The Gem", a song by Priestess from the 2009 album Prior to the Fire "Gem", a 2006 episode of TV series The Inside The Gem, an early 20th-century British story paper Gem Theater, South Dakota, U. S. a 19th-century saloon Gem Theatre, Michigan, U. S. Historic Place Gem TV, the name of several broadcasters GEM Motoring Assist, a British road safety and breakdown recovery organisation G. E. M. Membership Department Stores, a chain of discount stores in the U. S. and Canada Global Electric Motorcars, an American manufacturer of low-speed vehicles GEM, musical instruments by Generalmusic Global Earthquake Model, a public–private partnership to develop risk assessment software Gordon–Evernham Motorsports, a NASCAR Busch Series race team Grenoble École de Management, a French graduate business school Gem Archer, English musician Harry Gem, English lawyer, soldier and sportsman Gem, California Gem, Kansas Gem County, Idaho Gem, Indiana Gem, Kansas Gem, Ohio Gem, Texas Gem, West Virginia Gem Glacier, Glacier National Park, Montana Gem Valley, Idaho Gem Lake Lake Gem Gem, Canada Gem Lake, British Columbia, Canada Gem Constituency, Kenya GEM, GTP-binding protein Gem, a format of the RubyGems package manager for Ruby Gem, codename for the PlayStation Move controller Gem, the game engine of Best Way GEM of Egypt, a power shovel used for strip mining Geminal, in chemistry Gemini, in astronomy Gas electron multiplier, a type of gaseous ionization detector German equatorial mount, for astronomical telescopes and cameras GEM, a software operating environment Graphics Environment for Multimedia, graphics software Global Environmental Multiscale Model, a meteorological forecasting system Globally Executable MHP, a DVB specification for TV Graphics Execution Manager, video software Graphite-Epoxy Motor, a series of solid rocket boosters Gravitoelectromagnetism, formal analogies between the equations for electromagnetism and relativistic gravitation Gyrokinetic ElectroMagnetic, a plasma turbulence simulation SECS/GEM, semiconductor's equipment interface protocol for equipment-to-host data communications Gem, by the Gem Motor Car Company 1917–1919 Rolls-Royce Gem, a helicopter engine Gem 4/4, a Rhaetian Railway locomotive class USS Gem, a U.

S. Navy patrol vessel 1917-1919 Gem, of the family Geometridae Billbergia'Gem', a hybrid cultivar Gem, the commonest paper clip design Gender Empowerment Measure, an index designed to measure of gender equality Generalized Expertise Measure, a psychometric measure of expertise Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a research project into entrepreneurial activity Grand Egyptian Museum, or the Giza Museum, a planned museum of artifacts of ancient Egypt Growth Enterprise Market, a board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong All pages with titles beginning with Gem All pages with titles containing Gem All pages with titles beginning with G. E. M. All pages with titles containing G. E. M. Gems Gemstone Jem

Kosmos 1596

Kosmos 1596 is a Russian US-K missile early warning satellite, launched in 1984 by the Soviet Union as part of its military's Oko programme. The satellite is designed to identify missile launches using optical telescopes and infrared sensors. Kosmos 1596 was launched from Site 16/2 at Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the Russian SSR. A Molniya-M carrier rocket with a 2BL upper stage was used to perform the launch, which took place at 19:13 UTC on 7 September 1984; the launch placed the satellite into a molniya orbit. It subsequently received its Kosmos designation, the international designator 1984-096A; the United States Space Command assigned it the Satellite Catalog Number 15267. List of Kosmos satellites List of R-7 launches 1984 in spaceflight List of Oko satellites

Chandigarh Golf Club

Chandigarh Golf Club is an exclusive private members only golf club in Chandigarh, India. It has a 7,202 yard, 18 hole course known for its challenging narrow fairways, a long 613 yard long, dogleg 7th hole and floodlighting on the first nine holes; the club has been home to some fine professional golfers, the most noted being Jeev Milkha Singh, the winner or 2006 Asian Tour Order of Merit Winner and the first Indian to compete on the European Tour and at the Masters. The club has a swimming pool and a gymnasium for its 2300 members. Membership is notoriously difficult to get, with waiting periods running into tens of years, it has a 7,202 yard, 18 hole course known for its challenging narrow fairways, a long 613 yard long, dogleg 7th hole and floodlighting on the first nine holes. The club has been home to some fine professional golfers, the most noted being Jeev Milkaha Singh, the winner or 2006 Asian Tour Order of Merit Winner and the first Indian to compete on the European Tour and at the Masters.

The club has a swimming pool and a gymnasium for its 2300 members. Hisar Army Golf Course at Hisar Military Station Hisar Police Lines Golf Course at Hisar