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  • ...ears of working in this city, Šafárik occupied himself with scientific research, so that when he moved to [[Prague]] in 1833, he was already a recognized e ...Josef Jireček, a Czech literary historian and politician and previously a tutor in Šafárik's family. Vojtech together with Božena’s son and husband pe
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  • ... never interested in the restrictions of the school room, according to her tutors [[Pierre Gilliard]] and [[Charles Sydney Gibbes|Sydney Gibbes]]. Gibbes, G ...0.</ref> Anastasia sometimes tripped the servants and played pranks on her tutors. As a child, she would climb trees and refuse to come down. Once, during a
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  • ...eist]] and consented to his wife's adulterous affair with their children's tutor, the biologist Douglas Spalding. Both were early advocates of [[birth contr ... mathematics kept him from suicide. He was educated at home by a series of tutors, and he spent countless hours in his grandfather's [[library]]. His brothe
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  • |image_caption= Sketch based on photograph [http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/portrait.asp?LinkID=mp00196&rNo=3 NPG Ax18347] by Henri Claudet, 1860s. ...om it all the advantages that I might have done." The second was an Oxford tutor from whom Babbage learned enough of the Classics to be accepted to Cambridg
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  • ... concerns for European society in the run-up to the Second World War. Mann searched in vain for answers to forestall the collapse of the tradition of Western ...ius becomes undeniable. His parents hire a tutor for him, only to have the tutor conclude in a matter of months that there is nothing more he can teach the
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  • ...[Johann Ambrosius Bach]]), becoming a close friend of Johann Ambrosius and tutoring his children. Pachelbel only spent one year in Eisenach before his patro ...ence [[Johann Sebastian Bach]] (indirectly: the young Johann Sebastian was tutored by Johann Christoph Bach, who studied with Pachelbel), but although JS Ba
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  • ... by Barjawan, a "white eunuch whom al-‘Azīz had appointed as ''Ustad'' 'tutor'" (O'Leary 2000, 123). Al-Ḥākim killed many of his officials both high and low in rank: his tutor Abū l-Qasim Sa‘īd ibn Sa‘īd al-Fāriqī, most of his viziers, judges
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  • ...y took some notice of his scholarly interests. In 7, [[Livy]] was hired to tutor him in history, with the assistance of Sulpicius Flavus. He spent a lot of ...ius was concerned with the spread of eastern mysteries within the city and searched for more Roman replacements. He emphasized the [[Eleusinian mysteries]] w
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  • ...d a one-story house with distinctive guttering and tiling. After extensive searching, they found that Thondup's house resembled that in Reting's vision. They ...hasa]] through his [[telescope]]. Harrer effectively became young Tenzin's tutor, teaching him about the outside world. The two remained friends until Harre
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  • ...ligence]] weeks before the expedition which warned of an impending British search, and had moved much, but not all, of the supplies to safety. They had also ...nd 52nd Regiments of Foot) up the road two miles (3 km) past the bridge to search Barrett's property, two companies (from the 4th and 10th Regiments of Foot)
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  • While in prison, Hiss acted as a voluntary attorney, advisor, and tutor for many of his fellow inmates. After his release, Hiss, who had been [[Dis ...p://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=BG&p_theme=bg&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EADDC78A3348618&p_field_direct-0=
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  • ...ef>[http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2009-06-04-obama-roots_N.htm Researchers: Obama has German roots]. ''USATODAY'' (June 4, 2009). Retrieved Februar ...=Obama/> Obama helped set up a job training program, a college preparatory tutoring program, and a tenants' rights organization in [[Altgeld Gardens, Chicag
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  • ...ocial studies]], and [[moral psychology|moral development]]. Much of the research in this field is designed to address the desire of teachers to improve thei In a century of research since James, psychologists have offered a variety of applications of their
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  • ...ersity of life. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society, continued his research, and wrote a series of books on plants and animals, including humans in ''T The 14 species of [[finch]]es he researched in the [[Galapagos Islands|Galápagos Islands]] are affectionately named
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  • Young "Teedie," as he was nicknamed as a child, was mostly home schooled by tutors. He matriculated at Harvard College in 1876. His father's death in 1878 wa ... and entered Columbia Law School. Finding law boring, however, Roosevelt researched and wrote his first major book, ''[http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/9104 Th
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  • ...amily back and forth between Europe and the United States. He studied with tutors in [[Geneva]], [[London]], [[Paris]] and Bonn. At the age of 19 he briefly ...g boy growing up in a mendacious and dishonorable family. He befriends his tutor, who is the only adult in his life that he can trust. James presents their
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  • ...port [[Metaphysics|metaphysical]] realism and the ''regulative'' idea of a search for truth. ...cationism]] by arguing that science progresses by the falsification of ''research programs'' rather than the more specific [[universal quantification|univers
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  • ...pinettier''—a [[zither]]-player—constantly followed Montaigne and his tutor, playing a tune any time the boy became bored or tired. When he wasn't in t ...gne traveled in France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy, partly in search of a cure. He kept a detailed journal recording various episodes and region
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  • ...Greece]], [[Italy]], and [[Palestine]] before settling in [[Egypt]]. While searching for a spiritual teacher, he came under the tutelage of Pantaenus, the he ...rotreptikos'' (''Exhortation to Conversion''), the ''Paidagogos'' (''Moral Tutor''), and the ''Stromateis'' (''Miscellany''). In his bold literary undertaki
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  • ...tatistics]]. Historically, both encyclopedias and dictionaries have been researched and written by well-educated, well-informed content experts, who have att .... Further, electronic media offer previously unimaginable capabilities for search, indexing and cross reference. The epigraph from [[Horace]] on the title pa
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