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According to an apocryphal tale from this era, in a televised face-off, either Capp ( on the Dick Cavett Show ) or ( more commonly ) conservative talk show host Joe Pyne ( on his own show ) is supposed to have taunted iconoclastic musician Frank Zappa about his long hair, asking Zappa if he thought he was a girl.
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According to both Pasteur Vallery-Radot and Maurice Vallery-Radot, the following well-known quotation attributed to Pasteur is apocryphal: " The more I know, the more nearly is my faith that of the Breton peasant.
According to the apocryphal Acts of Saint Callixtus, Asterius, a priest of Rome, recovered the body of Callixtus after it had been tossed into a well and buried Callixtus ' body at night.
According to the apocryphal Acts of Peter ( Vercelli Acts XXXV ), Peter is fleeing from likely crucifixion in Rome at the hands of the government, and along the road outside the city he meets a risen Jesus.
According to his biographers, he supervised the repair of Kiyosu Castle, a claim described as " apocryphal ", and managed the kitchen.
According to a frequently-repeated story, which may be apocryphal, Keaton acquired the nickname " Buster " at about eighteen months of age.
According to apocryphal lore, língchí began when the torturer, wielding an extremely sharp knife, began by putting out the eyes, rendering the condemned incapable of seeing the remainder of the torture and, presumably, adding considerably to the psychological terror of the procedure.
According to apocryphal acta dating to the 4th century at earliest, Clement was banished from Rome to the Chersonesus during the reign of the Emperor Trajan and was set to work in a stone quarry.
According to Gregory of Tours ( 538 – 594 ), Chilperic II was slain by his brother Gundobad in 493, and his wife drowned with a stone hung around her neck, while of his two daughters, Chrona took the veil and Clotilde was exiled-it is, however, assumed that this tale is apocryphal.
According to the apocryphal story, James I after a good meal, officially knighted Sirloin steak (" Sir " loin ) at Hoghton Tower, a large stately home to north east of the town, where William Shakespeare once worked.
According to an apocryphal combination of New World and Eurasian elements, Ponce de León was searching for the Fountain of Youth when he traveled to what is now Florida in 1513.
According to an apocryphal story, Werner Heisenberg was asked what he would ask God, given the opportunity.
According to Vasari, Andrea resolved never to touch the brush again because Leonardo, his pupil, had far surpassed him, but later critics consider this story apocryphal.
According to a possibly apocryphal story, in the mayhem that followed the premiere performance a woman was heard shouting that Ravel was mad.
According to the apocryphal Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs, he died aged 137 and was buried in Egypt.
According to Aviel Roshwald, despite the " widespread " belief that these famous last words are apocryphal, " the irony is that the authenticity of the official story about Trumpeldor's final utterance is actually well-attested and not disputed by historians.
According to an apocryphal tale, Unruh was nicknamed " Big Daddy " by Raquel Welch, when the two were allegedly romantically involved.
According to this apocryphal story, in 988 Vladimir captured the Greek town of Korsun ' ( Chersonesos ) in Crimea, highly important commercially and politically.
According to a popular apocryphal account, a mad religious ascetic prophesied the fall of Ivan and thus motivated the deeply religious Tsar to spare the city.
According to the " Pavilion of Vajra Peak and all its Yogas and Yogins Sutra " with the abbreviated name of the " Yogins Sutra ", possibly an apocryphal work attributed to the great Buddhist patriarch Vajrabodhi, Rāgarāja represents the state at which sexual excitement or agitation can be channeled towards enlightenment and passionate love can become compassion for all living things.
According to an apocryphal urban legend, later discounted by the company, a worker accidentally left the mixing machine on too long and the company chose to sell the " ruined " batch because mixing air longer did not change the basic ingredients of the soap.
According to various apocryphal stories, the custom of touching glasses evolved from concerns about poisoning.
According to an account written by Gordon in 1901, he allowed Barlow's wife Arabella to enter the Confederate camp to tend to her wounded husband, but this account is deemed apocryphal.
According to Philosophoumena, VII. 20, Basilides quoted apocryphal discourses that he attributed to Matthias.
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According to this tale, it was composed in order to persuade the Council of Trent that a draconian ban on the polyphonic treatment of text in sacred music ( as opposed, that is, to a more directly intelligible homophonic treatment ) was unnecessary.
According to the Mahabharata itself, the tale is extended from a shorter version of 24, 000 verses called simply Bhārata.
According to the tale, Callixtus jumped overboard to avoid capture but was rescued and taken back to his master.
According to a Bushmen folk tale of Namibia, the zebra was once all white, but acquired its black stripes after a fight with a baboon over a waterhole.
According to one version of the tale, the oil had then passed to Henry's maternal grandfather, Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster.
According to Bosley Crowther, " the essential purpose of this tale is to amuse with some devious dilemmas, and that it does right well "; he called the script " smart and lively.
According to the fifteenth-century tale entitled The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle, Gawain ’ s wife is Ragnelle, or the “ Loathly Lady ”.
According to the tale, a local colonial tavern ( sometimes said to be established by town father Isaac Storm ) had run out of wooden stirrers during the war and started using the quills of roosters ' tailfeathers to stir their drinks ; a more embellished version holds that the roosters were plundered from nearby Tory farmers.
According to that tale, in the days following the land run, some enterprising settlers decided to set up a chuckwagon and cook for their fellow pioneers, hanging a sign that read " DINE ".
According to Hesiod, who related the tale twice ( Theogony, 527ff ; Works and Days 57ff ), Epimetheus was the one who accepted the gift of Pandora from the gods.
Proud Mary was only promoted by Tamiko Jones and myself .” According to Mark Denning, " While that may have seemed like a bald-faced bid for pop radio play, in Burke's hands the song became a bracing tale of life in the Deep South as African-Americans searched for liberation aboard the ship that carried them as slaves and put them to undignified labor serving wealthy whites.
According to the tale, she starved there because any food that she put into her mouth would turn into charcoal.
According to this tale, “... one day when Alexander was 15 years old [...] sailing with Hephaestion, his friend, he easily reached Pisa [...] and he went off to stroll with Hephaestion .” That Alexander ’ s exact age is given provides another clue to Hephaestion ’ s upbringing because at fifteen Alexander and his companions were at Mieza studying under Aristotle.
According to Rebecca Langlands, Cordus's story "... is a tale which vividly demonstrates the possibility that a text might be received in a way which the author had not intended or anticipated, and be received in a way which might have dire consequences for author and text.
According a local folk tale, a cat, mouse and dog were traveling on a Chinese ship, when they attempted to steal a crystal from a merchant.
According to Peter Popham of The Independent: " Everybody here has long believed that Prodi's Ouija board tale was no more than an ill-advised and bizarre way to conceal the identity of his true source, probably a person from Bologna's seething far-left underground whom he was pledged to protect.
According to the tale told by Geoffrey, his father, King Uther Pendragon, was disguised by Merlin's sorcery to look like Gorlois, Duke of Cornwall the husband of Ygerna, Arthur's mother.
According to a tale preserved in Tarlton's Jests, Armin came to the attention of the Queen's famous jester Richard Tarlton.