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1) Burke, Robert O'Hara. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Robert O Hara, 1820-61, Irish explorer of Australia. After service in the Belgian and Austrian armies he went (1853) as inspector of police to Melbourne. In 1860,...

2) Dodsley, Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English publisher and author. He wrote occasional verses, and also several plays, including The King and the Miller of Mansfield (1737); a ballad opera, The Blind...

3) body snatching. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Before cadavers were legally available for dissection and study by medical students, traffic in stolen bodies was profitable. Those who engaged in the illicit practice...

4) Morley, John, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Viscount Morley of Blackburn, 1838-1923, English statesman and man of letters. Educated at Oxford, he made his reputation as a journalist in London and served (1867-82)...

5) Russell. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henry VIII when John Russell, 1st earl of Bedford, 1486?-1555, rose to military and diplomatic importance. He was lord high steward and lord keeper of the privy seal...

6) still life. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term derives from the 17th-century Dutch still-leven, meaning a motionless natural object or objects. 1 Evolution of Still LifeUntil the Renaissance, elements...

7) English literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English literature, literature written in English since c.1450 by the inhabitants of the British Isles; it was during the 15th cent. that the English language acquired...

8) Great Britain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (1996 est. pop. 57,412,000), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km),...

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