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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
Associated concepts: Legal history
See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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The majority of the remaining essays deal with various aspects of the Histoire litteraire.
Another essay reflects Thierry's interest in structural motifs in the Histoire Universelle, here the recurring motif of the vieillard, or old man.
La Terre profode--de la croute au noyau: La longue histoire de l'evolution de la Terre n'a laisse une empreinte que dans la croute terrestre, qui est tres mince.
Cette volumineuse Histoire des Rolling Stones interessera surtout les chercheurs en histoire culturelle et en etudes britanniques, et comblera les amateurs de musique des annees 1960 a nos jours.
After a career in the fashion industry, the founders of Une Histoire Simple have created a complete line of home fabrics.
The idea originated with a French publisher called Ambroise Vollard who commissioned Picasso to illustrate a new version of a famous natural history book, Histoire Naturelle, written in the 18th Century by George-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.
A masterfully controlled mixture of genres, themes, and narrative techniques, Histoire de la femme cannibale is one of Conde's most personal and successful novels.
Picasso: Histoire naturelle, at the Herbert art gallery, Coventry, until March 16.
De l'asile a la sante mentale: les soins psychiatriques: histoire et institutions.
Riou is director of the French magazine Histoire du Christianisme.
Les histoires entourant le developpement de ce petit village Nordontarien, dune population d'environ 3 600 habitants, sont tout aussi nombreuses que les morsures des maringouins l'ete: d'une simple histoire de chasse a une courte visite de la reine Victoria, de la mort tragique de Louis Hemon jusqu'a un conflit entre notre corps policier et Archibald Belaney (alias Grey Owl), Chapleau a connu un peu de tout
Lucinda Childs's Histoire was the only premiere among Duets for Martha.