released as the final instalment in lara croft's origin trilogy, shadow of the tomb raider received generally positive reviews from critics, with particular praise going to the game's emphasis on challenge tombs and puzzles, although some criticized that the series' gameplay had become stale and lacked innovation.
the south fence-wire and rail fence-was badly scattered, the rails nearly all being carried away and the wire twisted into ugly snarls. half a mile down the lane from the point last named, to the north side, stands a tenement house belonging to sam wood, around which there is a large orchard, to the west and north of which is a beautiful willow fence, which the storm did not hurt. a strange .
mad max is a 1979 australian dystopian action thriller film directed by george miller, produced by byron kennedy, and starring mel gibson as 'mad' max rockatansky, joanne samuel, hugh keays-byrne, steve bisley, tim burns, and roger ward.james mccausland and miller wrote the screenplay from a story by miller and kennedy. set in a future australia, the film presents a saga of societal collapse .
according to the department of housing and urban development, 'the fair housing act makes it unlawful to discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of sale of a dwelling because of race or national origin. the act also makes it unlawful for any person or other entity whose business includes residential real estate-related transactions .
summary. similar to its rival show, saturday night live, this season saw a considerable shake-up in the cast and lots of hiring and promotion to fill the void.longtime cast member and last member of the original 1995-1996 cast, debra wilson, left the show, leaving this cast as the first with no one from the first season.
some loan officers referred to blacks as 'mud people' and to subprime lending as 'ghetto loans.' 8 9 61 a lower savings rate and a distrust of banks, stemming from a legacy of redlining, may help explain why there are fewer branches in minority neighborhoods.
a comprehensive history of the watergate scandal by teddy white, a respected journalist and author of the making of the president series. woodward, bob and bernstein, carl wrote a best-selling book based on their experiences covering the watergate scandal for the washington post titled all the president's men, published in 1974.
catalan /ˈkætəlæn, -ən, ˌkætəˈlæn/; autonym: català; eastern catalan: kətəˈla is a western romance derived from vulgar latin and named after the medieval principality of catalonia, in northeastern modern spain. it is the only official of andorra, and a co-official .
the unicorn is a legendary creature that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a single large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. the unicorn was depicted in ancient seals of the indus valley civilization and was mentioned by the ancient greeks in accounts of natural history by various writers, including ctesias, strabo, pliny the younger, aelian and cosmas .
maclura pomifera, commonly known as the osage orange, hedge, or hedge apple tree is a small deciduous tree or large shrub, typically growing to 8 to 15 metres 30–50 ft tall.the distinctive fruit, from a multiple fruit family, is roughly spherical, bumpy, 8 to 15 centimetres 3–6 in in diameter, and turns bright yellow-green in the fall. the fruits secrete a sticky white latex when cut .
a mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, or entertainment.masks have been used since antiquity for both ceremonial and practical purposes, as well as in the performing arts and for entertainment. they are usually worn on the face, although they may also be positioned for effect elsewhere on the wearer's body.
by 1930 work had started on the project which converted an ugly stone quarry into a horticultural showcase, known as the royal botanical gardens. a decade later a bill was introduced in the provincial legislature calling for an even more ambitious project which when completed would become the 'mecca of flower lovers from all parts of north america' its supporters claimed.
jason voorhees / ˈ v ɔːr h iː z / is the main character from the friday the 13th series.he first appeared in friday the 13th 1980 as the young son of camp cook-turned-killer mrs. voorhees, in which he was portrayed by ari lehman.created by victor miller, with contributions by ron kurz, sean s. cunningham and tom savini, jason was not originally intended to carry the series as the main .
below is an alphabetical list of widely used and repeated proverbial phrases. whenever known, the origin of the phrase or proverb is noted. a proverbial phrase or a proverbial expression is type of a conventional saying similar to proverbs and transmitted by oral tradition. the difference is that a proverb is a fixed expression, while a proverbial phrase permits alterations to fit the grammar .
this is a list of characters in jeff kinney's diary of a wimpy kid graphic novel series, as well as in the film adaptations of the first, second, and third books. the books take the format of the journals kept by the protagonist, greg heffley. there is also an eponymous series of film adaptations, for which kinney was an executive producer, based on the original graphic novels.
the story was proposed by 1904 as the origin of the word 'lynch'. it is dismissed by etymologists, both because of the distance in time and place from the alleged event to the word's later emergence, and because the incident did not constitute a lynching in the modern sense.
ugly and evil apparition, ghost: hasdeu: western aiazmă, eastern agheazmă; from greek agíasma αγίασμα ‘holy water; sacred spring’. iele mythology white lady, dames blanches, who bewitch men with song and dance: hasdeu: variant ele; from romanian ele, feminine form of el 'they'.
a ha-ha french: hâ-hâ or saut de loup is a recessed landscape design element that creates a vertical barrier while preserving an uninterrupted view of the landscape beyond. the design includes a turfed incline that slopes downward to a sharply vertical face typically a masonry retaining wall .
the fens is the origin of english bandy and speed skating. it is the base of great britain bandy federation and in littleport there is a project in place aiming at building an indoor stadium for ice sports. if successful it will have the largest sheet of ice in the country with both a bandy pitch and a speed skating oval. settlements