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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
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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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It is, therefore, a striking fact that in the Friendly archipelago, which consists of a group of atolls upheaved and since partially worn down, two volcanos, and perhaps more, are historically known to have been in action.
Historically much the most important feature of Wyatt's experiment was the introduction of the sonnet, a very substantial service indeed; for not only did this form, like the love-theme, become by far the most popular one among English lyric poets of the next two generations, setting a fashion which was carried to an astonishing excess; but it is the only artificial form of foreign origin which has ever been really adopted and naturalized in English, and it still remains the best instrument for the terse expression of a single poetic thought.
Yet this may be a question having no answer "which is still worth asking," because the investigation shows that we can not argue historically from the dates in Plato; it would be useless therefore to waste time in inventing far-fetched reconcilements of them in order avoid chronological difficulties, such, for example, as the conjecture of C.
The circumstances of man, we say, are historically somewhat better in this country and at this hour than perhaps ever before.
This argument, to me historically, was directed against idealism: the emphatic part of it was the assertion that the colour is physical, not psychical.
If England can point to the most brilliant feats of cavalry in military history, it is simply owing to the fact that she has historically developed this force both in beasts and in men.
current account deficit is homegrown--a low national savings rate, a negative household savings rate, and until recently, a high investment rate, driven by historically elevated residential investment on top of a historically average business fixed investment.
Preserves a historically important land area or a certified historic structure (the historic preservation requirement); see Sec.
Together, these new requirements disproportionately impact those citizens who have been historically marginalized in the political process: women, low-income people, members of ethnic and racial minorities, youth, people with disabilities and seniors.
Historically, the first quarter has had the highest farm jobless rate, Grammy said, adding that he anticipates the next several months should see greater employment in the farm sector as crop harvest gets into high gear.
What's particularly unsettling is that it was Georgia's only accredited library school, and its closure leaves only one library school program at a historically black college and university (HBCU), the state-funded North Carolina Central University in Durham.
HURRICANE KATRINA HIT THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN New Orleans hard, but none harder than the historically black colleges in the city.

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