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1) Butt, Isaac. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Irish politician and nationalist leader. A member of both the Irish and the English bar, he was a noted conservative lawyer and scholar and an opponent of Daniel...

2) pile. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vertical piles, or bearing piles, the most common form, are generally needed for the foundations of bridges, docks, piers, and buildings. Slender tree trunks, roughly...

3) Freron, Elie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French critic and journalist. His critical journal, Annee litteraire, virulently attacked the philosophes of the Enlightenment. Voltaire made him a butt of his ridicule...

4) Austin, Alfred. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Originally trained for a legal career, he eventually turned to writing and politics. From 1883-95 he edited the National Review. Although in 1896 he succeeded Tennyson...

5) Home Rule. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Home Rule, in Irish and English history, political slogan adopted by Irish nationalists in the 19th cent. to describe their objective of self-government for Ireland....

6) Parnell, Charles Stewart. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Irish nationalist leader. Haughty and sensitive, Parnell was only a mediocre orator, but he possessed a marked personal fascination and was a shrewd political and...

7) Butler, Samuel, 1612-80, English poet and satirist. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English poet and satirist, 1612-80, English poet and satirist. During the Puritan Revolution he served Sir Samuel Luke, a noted officer of Cromwell. After the restoration...

8) Hebrides, the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Western Isles, or Western Islands, group of more than 50 islands, W and NW Scotland. Less than a fifth of the islands are inhabited. The Outer Hebrides (sometimes...

9) Clarence, George, duke of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Clarence married Isabel Neville and joined her father, Richard Neville, earl of Warwick, in rebellion against the king in 1469-70. He deserted that party in 1471,...

10) Grass, Gunter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German novelist, lyricist, artist, and playwright, b. Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland). Writing from his experience in the Luftwaffe and as a prisoner of war, Grass deplores...

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