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'The Fullness Of Life' by Edith Wharton

The Fullness Of Life by Edith Wharton, 1893

The magic trick:

Using perfectly chosen details in order to breathe life into a clichéd plot… 404 more words

Analysis

Oak Cliff Trolley -- 1895

“Dallas from Oak Cliff” by Henry Stark, 1895/96 (click for larger image)

by Paula Bosse

As present-day trolley service to Oak Cliff has yet to be realized, here’s a pastoral view of a little trolley chugging through the wilds of Oak Cliff in 1895. 111 more words

Historic Dallas

Morrison Bridge, 1894

In this image is a view of the first Morrison Bridge,looking east during the 1894 flood. The river is sitting at a high level not far from the bridge’s deck. 16 more words

Portland

Christopher

ORIGIN:
From the Greek “Christophoros”, meaning “bearer of Christ”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Chip, Chris, Christie, Christoffel, Christoffer, Christophe, Christophoros, Christy, Cris, Cristobal, Cristoforo, Hristo, Hristofor, Kester, Kit, Kris, Kristof, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Kristopher, Krsto, Krystof, Krzys, Krzysiek, Krzysztof, Risto, Toph, Topher, etc. 110 more words

English

Margery

ORIGIN:
Alternate spelling of “Marjorie” / “Marjory“, a medieval English version of “Margaret“, influenced by the name of the herb “marjoram”. 149 more words

English

Jeremy

ORIGIN:
Variation of “Jeremiah”, meaning “God has raised high”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Jarmo, Jer, Jere, Jeremiah, Jeremie, Jerrie, Jerry, Jorma, Reme, Remy, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE: 66 more words

English

Maps Show Detail of Old Mauston Brewery

Newly digitized Sanborn Fire Insurance maps of Mauston, Wisconsin, provide more detail of the sprawling Mauston Brewery complex that once covered much of the land at the corner of Morris and Winsor streets along the Lemonweir River. 341 more words

Wisconsin