The Power of Movement in Plants
The Power of Movement in Plants is a book by Charles Darwin on phototropism and other types of movement in plants. This book continues his work in producing evidence for his theory of natural selectio...
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The Tay Bridge Disaster
"The Tay Bridge Disaster" is a poem written in 1880 by the Scottish poet William McGonagall, who has been widely 'acclaimed' as the worst poet in history. The poem recounts the events of the evening ...
Boule de Suif
"Boule de Suif" (translated variously as "Dumpling", "Butterball", "Ball of Fat" or "Ball of Lard") is a famous short story by the late-19th century French writer Guy de Maupassant first published on ...
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In the Steppes of Central Asia
In the Steppes of Central Asia (Russian: В средней Азии, V srednyeĭ Azii, literally In Central Asia) is the common English title for a "musical tableau" (or symphonic poem) by Alexander Borodin, compo...
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May Night
May Night (Russian: Майская ночь, Majskaja noch) is an opera in three acts, four scenes, by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov from a libretto by the composer and is based on Nikolai Gogol's story May Night,...
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Kamehameha Statues
Several Kamehameha Statues honor the monarch who founded the Kingdom of Hawaii.
The pictured statue stands prominently in front of Aliʻiolani Hale in Honolulu, Hawaii. The statue had its or...
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Ivan Turbincă
"Ivan Turbincă" ([iˈvan turˈbiŋkə]; in full Povestea lui Ivan Turbincă, "The Story of Ivan Turbincă") is an 1880 short story, fairy tale and satirical text by Romanian writer Ion Creangă, echoing them...
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The Merchant Kalashnikov (opera)
The Merchant Kalashnikov (Russian: Купец Калашников, Kupets Kalashnikov) is a three-act opera by Anton Rubinstein, with a libretto by Nikolai Kulikov. It is based on The Song of the Merchant Kalas...
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Jean de Nivelle (opera)
Jean de Nivelle is an opera in three acts by Léo Delibes to a French libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille. It premiered on 6 March 1880 at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, with the French tenor, ...
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O Canada
"O Canada" is the national anthem of Canada. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the 1880 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremony; Calixa Lavallée co...
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Houser Memorial
Houser Memorial is a public artwork by an unknown artist, located at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C., United States. House Memorial was originally surveyed as part of the Smithsonian's Invento...
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Messa (Puccini)
Giacomo Puccini's Messa or Messa a quattro voci (currently more widely known under the apocryphal name of Messa di Gloria) is a Mass composed for orchestra and four-part choir with tenor, bass and bar...
La mascotte
La mascotte ("The Mascot") is an opéra comique by Edmond Audran. The French libretto was by Alfred Duru and Henri Charles Chivot. The story concerns a farm girl who is believed to bring good luck to w...
Resolute desk
The Resolute desk is a large, nineteenth-century partners' desk often chosen by presidents of the United States for use in the White House Oval Office as the Oval Office desk. It was a gift from Queen...
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Confederate Monument of Mt. Sterling
The Confederate Monument in Mt. Sterling overlooking Mt. Sterling, Kentucky in Montgomery County, Kentucky, commemorates those who fought for the Confederate States of America. It is inscribed by pas...
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A Blighted Life
A Blighted Life is an 1880 book by Rosina Bulwer Lytton chronicling the events surrounding her incarceration in a Victorian madhouse by her husband Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton and her subse...
Funiculì, Funiculà
"Funiculì, Funiculà" is a famous Neapolitan song composed in 1880 by Luigi Denza, with lyrics by Peppino Turco. It was written to commemorate the opening of the first funicular cable car on Mount Vesu...
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Thompson and Powell Martyrs Monument
The Thompson and Powell Martyrs Monument is a place on the National Register of Historic Places in St. Joseph, Kentucky, one of only three locations of the NRHP in Daviess County, Kentucky that is not...
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The Three Jovial Huntsmen
The Three Jovial Huntsmen (1880) was a popular British picture book illustrated by Randolph Caldecott, engraved and printed by Edmund Evans and published by George Routledge & Sons in London. The ...
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