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When it begins to be thick, pour it into the Dish over theBread; let it stand till it is cold, and serve it up."
---, Hannah Glasse, facsimile of the first (1747) edition, [ProspectBooks:Devon] 1995 (p.79)If you need more details, ask your librarian to help you find this article from , a British food history journal: "Whims and Fancies of the Trifle," Helen Saberi issue 50, page 11.

A year of adventures in Rome, Italy

a style that had differentiated Northern European dress from Rome and Byzantium for some time

The history of nose piercing dates back to ancient times; ..

Ear piercing isn't just for girls; it's an almost universal practice for men and women alike. It's only in western society that it has been deemed effeminate, although that prejudice has diminished in recent years, and rightly so. At various times in history, great men wore elaborate . For instance, during the Elizabethan era, many famous men such as Shakespeare, Sir Walter Raleigh and Francis Drake wore gold rings in their ears. The practice for men of status to wear earrings goes back even further than that. "As the Roman Republic grew more effeminate with wealth and luxury, earrings were more popular among men than women; no less a he-man than Julius Caesar brought back to repute and fashion the use of rings in the ears of men."1

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Historic Government - Following Greek, Roman, Gothic and Byzantinerule, several Fatimid emirates in the century immediately preceding 1061, then a sovereign Normancounty until 1130 when the wasfounded. This monarchical state existed until 1816 – though often ruled from afar after 1400. The ("Naples and Sicily")existed from 1816 until 1861, when it was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy,predecessor state of the Italian Republic established by popular referendum in June 1946. Until the 19th century when it was claimed by Britain, was part of the Kingdom of Sicily.


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The history of nose piercing dates back to ancient times; it was first recorded in the Middle East aproximately 4,000 years ago. It's also mentioned in The Bible in Genesis 24:22, where it's recorded that Abraham asked his oldest servant to find a wife for his son, Isaac. The servant found Rebekah, and one of the gifts he gave her was a "golden earring". The original Hebrew word used was Shanf, which translates to "nose ring".

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Narrative or history painting was another important genre in Romanticism: leading exponents include: Francisco Goya (1746-1828) Henry Fuseli (1741-1825), James Barry (1741-1806), Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) and Eugene Delacroix (1798-63), as well as later exponents of , and moody and Symbolists.

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To the Whigs who came to power on the accession of George I in 1714, the Baroque was inextricably linked with the authoritarian rule of the Stuarts. A new style was needed for a new age, and the new ruling class, which aspired to build a civilisation that would rival that of ancient Rome, looked for a solution in antiquity.

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Castell Coch, near Cardiff (1872-79), is a piece of inspired lunacy by William Burges, best known for his restoration of Cardiff Castle, an opium habit and the fact that he used to relax at home with a pet parrot perched on the shoulder of his hooded medieval robe. This reconstruction of a 13th century chieftain's stronghold - right down to the working portcullis - is scholarly, at least as far as the exterior is concerned. The interior is downright weird, combining High Victorian romanticism with Burges' own eclectic drawings from ancient British history, Moorish design and classical mythology.

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An interest in witchcraft developed in the 19th century. By 1828 one historian proposed that the supposed witches of the 16th-17th centuries were in fact underground practitioners of Pagan religion. And in 1899 an American journalist, Charles Godfrey Leland, claimed he had discovered modern day witches in Italy.