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Adslogans The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project “For the matter of it—I consent to much—I regret much—I blame or reject nothing. I should as soon think of finding fault with you as with a thundercloud or a nightshade blossom. All I can say of you or them—is that God made you, and that you are very wonderful and beautiful.” —John Ruskin, from a letter to Swinburne, commenting on the poet’s Poems and Ballads. The Swinburne Project is a digital collection and scholarly project devoted to the life and work of Victorian poet Algernon Charles Swinburne and to digital encounters with Swinburne's works and related documents and information resources. News New Edition of The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project In March, 2012 a major new edition of The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project was published online. All six volumes of the collected Poems (London: Chatto and Windus, 1904). Supported Browsers The Swinburne Project uses current Web standards and technologies and requires a recent browser.

Générateur de Noms Elfiques Générateur de noms elfiques Êtes-vous une elfe ou un elfe ? requis Ataressë (votre prénom) Amilessë (facultatif) Kilmessë (facultatif) Epessë (facultatif) Notre générateur de noms elfiques a pour seul but de vous divertir. Vous souhaitez savoir comment nous générons les noms ? A voir aussi nos traducteurs : Runes elfiques Runes elfes sombres Runes naines Rejoignez-nous sur Facebook Devenez Fans Lettre d’informations Restez informé(e) sur les nouveautés, la vie du site, les offres spéciales. Bons de réduction CGV Nos engagements Mentions légales Générateur de noms elfiques Voudriez-vous connaître vos noms elfiques ? Nous contacter Vous avez une question et vous souhaitez nous contacter ? Generation of '27 The Generation of '27 (Spanish: Generación del 27) was an influential group of poets that arose in Spanish literary circles between 1923 and 1927, essentially out of a shared desire to experience and work with avant-garde forms of art and poetry. Their first formal meeting took place in Seville in 1927 to mark the 300th anniversary of the death of the baroque poet Luis de Góngora. Writers and intellectuals celebrated an homage in the Ateneo de Sevilla, which retrospectively became the foundational act of the movement. Terminology[edit] The name of "generation" has been discussed. Aesthetic style[edit] The Generation of '27 cannot be neatly categorized stylistically, due to the wide variety of genres and styles cultivated by its members. Members[edit] Finally, not all literary works were written in Spanish: Salvador Dalí and Óscar Domínguez also wrote in French. The Tendencies of '27[edit] The Spanish Civil War and its aftermaths[edit] List of members[edit] See also[edit] External links[edit]

The Video Game Name Generator Serendipity The Name Inspector ~ On Names and Naming Guide for Writers: Latin Phrases It’s a matter of taste and style, but not long ago American writers attempted to demonstrate their credentials to the world by including Latin and French phrases within works. A dash of Latin was expected of the moderately educated throughout the Western world. annus mirabilis - wonderful year arbiter elegantiae - judge of the elegant; one who knows the good things in life bona fides - good faith; credentials carpe diem - sieze the day; enjoy the present casus belli - cause justifying a war caveat emptor - buyer beware cui bono? caeteris paribus - all things being equal de facto - of fact; it is de gustibus non est disputandum - no disputing tastes; there is no accounting for taste Dei gratia - by the grace of God Deo gratias - thanks to God Deo volente - God willing dis aliter visum - it seemed otherwise to the gods Dominus vobiscum - Lord be with you dulce et decorum est pro patria mori - sweet and seemly it is to die for one’s country ecce homo - behold man ex cathedra - with authority

Expressions & Sayings Index If you prefer to go directly to the meaning and origin of a specific expression, click on its relevant entry in the alphabetical list below. Use this alphabet to speed up your search: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ALCE. Naming blog di Alberto Cellotto Chaotic Shiny - Writing and RPG-Related Generators Tagxedo Syllables, Scrabble Letters, and Picking Brand Names - Rich Barton | The Completely Ownable, “Made-Up” Consumer Brand Wins Long Term I wrote this as a private email in 2006 and just refreshed for the blog “Should we call our site something literal or should we make up a new word?” This is a question I often get asked by consumer product/service entrepreneurs. In light of Microsoft’s re-launch of Microsoft MSN Live Search as “Bing”, I thought it timely to re-fresh some old thoughts I’ve had about naming, words, and branding. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that I believe it is much more powerful long-term to make up a new word (e.g., Expedia, Zillow, or recently Glassdoor, 3 words that my teams have created) than it is to use a literal word (e.g.,,, or The siren’s song of a literal brand or a brand that is evolved from a literal word is hard to resist. Homonyms and Branding I know you have busily been thinking of counter-examples, so I’ll try to head off one of them at the pass: Homonyms. Acronyms and Branding

Synonyms for words commonly used in student's writing Amazing- incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary Anger- enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden Angry- mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed Answer- reply, respond, retort, acknowledge Ask- question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz Awful- dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant Beautiful - pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling Begin - start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate Brave - courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome