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In 1786, the last archbishop-elector of Trier, Clemens Wenceslaus of Saxony, greatly assisted the extension and improvement of the city, turning the Ehrenbreitstein into a magnificent baroque palace.
The celebration was held originally in the San Marcos church, neighborhood, and its magnificent neoclassical garden ; since then, it has greatly expanded to cover a huge area of exposition spaces, bullrings, nightclubs, theaters, performance stages, theme park, hotels, convention centers, and other attractions.
Ayrivank suffered greatly in 923 from Nasr, a vice-regent of an Arabian caliph in Armenia, who plundered its valuable property, including unique manuscripts, and burned down the magnificent structures of the monastery.
She was said to be generous and magnificent in her ways, although she did play " favourites " and was greatly influenced by them.
" It added, " The sets, costumes, lighting, and direction by George Cukor all contribute greatly to this magnificent film, but the performances, especially Hepburn's, are what make the simple story so moving.

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* KALAHARI-Magnificent Desert, coffee-table book by Erwin Niemand and Nicoleen Niemand, spending 2 years photographing this magnificent desert.
Wilson was delighted with the adaptation, saying: " I was thunderstruck at what a magnificent job they did in capturing the exact tone and mixture of fantasy and reality in the book.
Kronborg Castle and the Øresund from the 1580s geography book Civitates Orbis Terrarum. From 1574 to 1585 Frederick II had the medieval fortress rebuilt into a magnificent Renaissance castle, unique in its appearance and size throughout Europe.
The critic for Time magazine acknowledged the critical storm around Fleming and Dr. No, but was broadly welcoming of the book, writing that whilst " not all readers will agree that Dr. No ... is magnificent writing, ... pages of it, at least, qualify for Ezra Pound's classic comment on Tropic of Cancer: ' At last, an unprintable book that is readable '.
There was a magnificent art collection attached to this library, according to Paul Zanker's book The Power of Images in the Age of Augustus, Pollio loved Helenistic art at its most imaginative, even including the rather extravagant group known as the Farnese Bull, etc.
The Atlantic Monthly praised the book for doing " a magnificent job of re-creative chronicling, enthralling from the first word to the last.
The book was referred to in the 1970 film Patton, when George C. Scott yells, " Rommel, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!
Although often dismissed as a lightweight forerunner of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species, Chambers ' book was in reality a programme for the unification of science which aimed to show that Laplace's nebular hypothesis for the origin of the solar system and Lamarck's theory of species transformation were both instances ( in Lewes ' phrase ) of ' one magnificent generalization of progressive development.
In the third book, the general concepts proposed thus far are applied to demonstrate that the vital and intellectual principles, the Anima and Animus, are as much a part of us as are our limbs and members, but like those limbs and members have no distinct and independent existence, and that hence soul and body live and perish together ; the argument being wound up by a magnificent exposure of the folly manifested in a dread of death, which will for ever extinguish all feeling.
Cricket writer John Woodcock wrote in The Times that " his magnificent innings contained every stroke in the book.
Reviewer Groff Conklin characterized Prelude as " a magnificent book.
Sigmund Freud called it " the most magnificent novel ever written " and was fascinated with the book for its Oedipal themes.
" Autopsy " is a magnificent book possessing a vibrancy and objectivity that when I first read it I found quite remarkable.
* Akira Naito, Takeshi Nishikawa ( photographs ), ( translated Charles S. Terry ), Katsura: A Princely Retreat ( Kodansha, New York, 1977 ) is a magnificent book, the definitive work on Katsura in English
The authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, called the episode, " a magnificent show, with Jackie Mason wonderfully over the top as Krusty's long-lost pa, and Lois Pennycandy giving Krusty a good talking to about Bart.
Kathryn Hughes described his 2002 book The Victorians as " a magnificent achievement: plucky, engaged and full of awe at the way we continue to live out its inheritance today ".
This is described by Simon Jenkins in his 1999 book England's Thousand Best Churches as ' magnificent, a unified Perpendicular composition of red brick with black Tudor diapering.
The editor of the Alpine Club, John Percy Farrar, wrote to Young on the book's publication, saying: ' The book is magnificent ...
This magnificent hall contains the book collection of Prince Eugene, an enormous ceiling fresco by Daniel Gran, and statues of emperors by Paul Strudel making this part of the Hofburg its most significant in artistic terms.
The authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, gave the episode a positive review, and wrote that it was " A magnificent end to the season.
He wrote of the Masons, " Five magnificent chapters out of an amazing, human book, these beautiful human beings, loving, tender, strong, courageous, dutiful, kind, so like the salt of the sea, the grit of the earth, the sheer face of the cliff.
He referred to it a " magnificent book " and " a stupendous work " which cast " new and revealing light on nearly every episode in Mao's tumultuous life.

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To most of those who composed the Amen corner it was a magnificent and beautiful experience, something for which they lived from week to week.
Sometimes they struck me as horribly over-arranged -- which was the way I felt about her `` Come Rain or Come Shine '' -- and sometimes they were just plain magnificent, like her shatteringly beautiful `` Beautiful Weather ''.
The building was again remodeled by British architect Norman Foster in the 1990s and features a glass dome over the session area, which allows free public access to the parliamentary proceedings and magnificent views of the city.
The Mandara kingdom in the Mandara Mountains was founded around 1500 and erected magnificent fortified structures, the purpose and exact history of which are still unresolved.
Good examples of these are the magnificent castles of Queribus and Peyrepertuse which are both perched on the side of precipitous drops on the last folds of the Corbieres mountains.
Diderot's Essais sur la peinture was described by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, as " a magnificent work, which speaks even more helpfully to the poet than to the painter, though to the painter too it is as a blazing torch.
After reading a pamphlet by Doctor James Wilson, who operated a hydropathic establishment with James Manby Gully at Malvern, he stayed there for " some nine or ten weeks ", after which he " continued the system some seven weeks longer under Doctor Weiss, at Petersham ", then again at " Doctor Schmidt's magnificent hydropathic establishment at Boppart " ( at the former Marienberg Convent at Boppard ), after developing a cold and fever upon his return home.
Fortunately for Herbert, Uppark had a magnificent library in which he immersed himself, reading many classic works, including Plato's Republic, and More's Utopia.
While dining in the magical abode of the Fisher King, Perceval witnesses a wondrous procession in which youths carry magnificent objects from one chamber to another, passing before him at each course of the meal.
“ We will continue to accept and investigate credible reports of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers, and to promote protection and restoration of the old growth conditions upon which this magnificent species depended across the entire southeastern United States .”
Prior to the magnificent banquet which followed the wedding ceremony, Isabella rode through the main streets of Ferrara astride a horse draped in gems and gold.
His long life brimmed over with magnificent achievement and dedicated service to this country which he loved so well.
In 1876, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, was born in the city, which by now had become a bustling city with mosques, temples, courthouses, paved streets and a magnificent harbour.
The chief mountain range, however, lies north of the Zambezi, and east of Lake Chilwa, namely, the Namuli Mountains, in which Namuli Peak rises to, and Molisani, Mruli and Mresi attain altitudes of These mountains are covered with magnificent forests.
It has helped to sponsor popular traveling exhibits, such as an early 2010s " King Tut " exhibit featuring magnificent artifacts from the tomb of the young Egyptian Pharaoh ; " The Cultural Treasures of Afghanistan " which opened in May 2008 and traveled to other cities for 18 months ; and an exhibition of China's Terracotta Warriors in its Washington headquarters in 2009 – 10.
The Persian Gulf has hosted some of the most magnificent marine fauna and flora, some of which are near extinction or at serious environmental risk.
It was abandoned in the 16th century, and at one time the church, which boasts a magnificent crypt from the 10th century, was even used as a barn and a pigsty before being restored in the 1950s.
According to one legend, while traveling magically, Solomon noticed a magnificent palace to which there appeared to be no entrance.
Bielsko-Biała is enveloped by the magnificent Beskidy Mountains which are particularly popular with winter sports fans.
The last third is downhill, a long and cluttered anti-climax in which The Magnificent Seven grow slightly too magnificent for comfort.
At the Duchess of Richmond's ball ( which itself was held in something more like a barn than the magnificent ballroom depicted
By 1639 the exterior — which in keeping with the king's wish was reconstructed without major changes — was once again magnificent, but the interior never fully regained its former glory.
At the magnificent banquet to celebrate her father's elevation, Anne took precedence over the Duchesses of Suffolk and Norfolk, seated in the place of honour beside the King which was usually occupied by the Queen.
The movie ends with the troupe mounting a " spec " to open their improvised performance, which will keep the show in the black and enable them to continue their tour, a magnificent recovery from disaster.

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