Together we might peruse some of the more notable entries submitted to that inane contest in case a gem lays molding in the rubble heap of stupid begging missives from fantasying idiots.
What are your thoughts on my trying to see what happened to the entries in the million dollar contest?
"There are hundreds, maybe thousands of entries," I offered in a weak effort to give her hope.
Date listings proved none of the entries were current.
My entries start where the red string is.
In the earliest Audit Rolls after the restoration of the college in 1467 there are many entries of visits of Provost Westbury to "the lord of Winchester," which in January1468-1469were for "beginning the work of the church" "and providing money for them."
The royalist anecdotes relating to his youth, including charges of ill-conduct, do not deserve credit, the entries in the register of St John's, Huntingdon, noting Oliver's submission on two occasions to church censure being forgeries; but it is not improbable that his youth was wild and possibly dissolute.'
It is not uncommon for its entries to be five to ten times the length of other encyclopedias.
The 1911 Classic Encyclopedia is now giving you all these thousands of entries, preserving the treasured entries that make it so unique, and where necessary and possible adding the current point of view.
What was particularly remarkable was that many of the entries were written by the most famous people of the age.
The chief Lenten food from the earliest days was fish, and entries in the royal household accounts of Edward III.
As illustrating heavy weights, there were in the 1893 show, out of 310 entries of cattle, four beasts which weighed over a ton.
In the 1895 show, out of 356 entries of cattle, there were seven beasts of more than a ton in weight.
Out of 301 entries in 1905 the top weight was 19 cwt.
See Victoria County History: Yorkshire; Eighth Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts (1870-1897); Book of Entries of the Pontefract Corporation, 1653-1726 (ed.
Many other entries occur in the succeeding centuries.
Much shorter entries are found in two of the old martyrologies printed in Migne (cxxxviii.
In those driving northeast rains which tried the village houses so, when the maids stood ready with mop and pail in front entries to keep the deluge out, I sat behind my door in my little house, which was all entry, and thoroughly enjoyed its protection.