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This website included Chinese idioms, popular words, dialogue, extensive reading and allegories etc.
|Chinese intermediate, Chinese advanced, Adorno||view|
|The Domesday Book on-line||
Describes the history of the Domesday Book, gives descritions of life at the time of its compilation, and provides information and links on...
|Medieval, Local history, 11th century||view|
This website provides radio and TV. For English-speaking learners, these Chinese materials are designed to develop the learners' ability to listen...
|Chinese radio, Chinese TV||view|
|'No one can serve two masters’:1 Female recusancy and rebellion during the Elizabethan period by Maria Neary||
In its literal sense ‘recusant’ means a person who refuses to submit to an authority or to comply with a regulation. In its...
|'Shades Of Meaning': The Significance Of Hair Colour In Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret (1862) And Rossetti's Lady Lilith (1866–68, Altered 1872–73), Jessica Lenihan||
In a culture obsessed with physiognomy, where the Victorian female body was a canvas of symbols to be read, the portrayal of hair – and...
|Social history, Gender, Sexuality, 19th century||view|
Introduction to Vides Volume 6 - 2018.
|A border to the unknown: folk ritual and interpretations of astrological phenomena in Edmond Halley’s A Description of the Passage of the Shadow of the Moon over England (1723) and James Catnach’s almanac, The Prophetic Messenger (1833), Anya Hancock||
Halley’s widely circulated broadside presents one of the earliest rational analyses of a solar eclipse. In it, the Enlightenment scientist...
|A Chapel, a Novel, and the Word of God. Virginia Brookes||
This essay attempts to portray two artefacts, the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Oxford, and the novel Adam Bede by George Eliot. These two...
|A chivalric knight and deep sea dredging; or, ‘the everlasting thunder of the deep’ by Nicholas Pritchard||
For Britons in the mid- to late nineteenth century the deep sea was starting to take a hold on the imagination. The successful...
|A comparative study of Lady Hertford’s grotto at Marlborough and William Kent’s illustration of Spring in James Thomson's The Seasons. Richard D A Lamont||
‘Poetry, Painting and Gardening, or the Science of Landscape, will forever by men of taste be deemed Three Sisters, or the Three Graces who dress...