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On spectacles

their history and their uses
  • 28 Pages
  • 4.58 MB
  • English
Balli©·re, Tindall & Cox , London
Ophthalmology, Eyeglasses
Other titlesRefraction III.
Statementby Professor Horner
ContributionsOphthalmological Society of the United Kingdom. Library, University College, London. Library Services
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination28 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25653579M

Martial’s first book, On the Spectacles (ad 80), contained 33 undistinguished epigrams celebrating the shows held in the Colosseum, an amphitheatre in the city begun by Vespasian and completed by Titus in 79; these poems are scarcely improved by their gross adulation of the latter emperor.

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For at the spectacles there is both sitting 'in the chair' (in cathedra) and standing 'in the way' (in via). For 'ways' (viae) they term both the gangways that run round the girding walls and the aisles that slope down the incline and divide the seats of the populace; in like manner is the very place for chairs in the curving gallery called 'chair' (cathedra).

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The conception of this book is not cavalier; it is rooted in the profound biblical strategy of sanctification by seeing (2 Cor. The spectacle of Christ’s glory is “the central power plant of Christian sanctification.” Ugly spectacles make us ugly. Beautiful spectacles make us beautiful.

Spectacle explores the circumstances of Ota Benga’s captivity, the international controversy it inspired, and his efforts to adjust to American life. It also reveals why, decades later, the man most responsible for his exploitation would be hailed as his friend and savior, while those who truly fought for Ota have been banished to the shadows.

on the public works of domitian. Here, where the starry Colossus 1 surveys the skies from nearer point than we, and where lofty scaffoldings 2 now rise the midst of the street, the detested halls of a cruel king lately glistened, and one single mansion began to occupy the whole space of the city.

The Spectacles (short Story) - Plot Summary.

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Plot Summary. He courts her and proposes marriage; she makes him promise that, on their wedding night, he will wear his spectacles. When he puts on the spectacles, he sees that she is a toothless old woman. He expresses horror at her appearance, and even more so when he learns she is 82 years old.

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The spectacle is a central notion in the Situationist theory, developed by Guy Debord in his book, The Society of the the general sense, the spectacle refers to "the autocratic reign of the market economy which had acceded to an irresponsible sovereignty, and the totality of new techniques of government which accompanied this reign.".

How closely you can read a book depends a great deal upon your age. When you pass the ripe, old age of 20 the closest distance that you can hold a book and see clearly starts to change and that closest distance starts to slowly get further and further away.

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