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2011-11-24 11:46:32

Body-conscious Shakespeare: Sensory disturbances in troubled characters Shakespeare was a master at portraying profound emotional upset in the physical symptoms of his characters, and many modern day doctors would do well to study the Bard to better understand the mind-body connection, concludes an analysis of his works, published in Medical Humanities. Kenneth Heaton, a medical doctor and extensively published author on William Shakespeare's oeuvre, systematically analyzed 42 of the...

2008-10-17 09:00:18

Western Troy Capital Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: WRY)("Western Troy") announced today that it has staked 29 claims in three areas on molybdenum showings and geochemical anomalies approximately 15 to 40 kilometers southwest of the Troilus Mine in Northern Quebec. Western Troy's VP of Exploration, Wayne Holmstead, has identified the anomalies as part of Western Troy's detailed analysis of available information generated by regional geochemical sampling programs undertaken by the Quebec...

2006-03-22 13:54:00

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The Edinburgh International Festival unveiled its 2006 program on Wednesday including a topical Shakespearean play on political corruption along with theater, music and dance offerings from around the world. The festival, a premier arts extravaganza running from August 13 to September 3, will also provide all nine of Beethoven's symphonies in sequence conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, and the nine Bruckner symphonies. German-born Peter Stein,...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Cressida -- Cressida is a moon of Uranus. It was named after the daughter of Calchas in William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida. Other than its size and orbit, virtually nothing is known about it. ----- Discovery Discovered by Voyager 2 Discovered in 1986 Orbital characteristics Mean radius 61,767 km Eccentricity 0.00023 Orbital period 0.46357d Inclination 0.04 Physical characteristics Equatorial diameter ~79.6 km Surface area km2...

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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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