His comedies give a truthful and interesting picture of 18th century society, especially his best comedy, the Alec rim e Mangerona, in which he treats of the fidalgo pobre, a type fixed by Gil Vicente and Francisco Manoel de Mello.
Mrs Alec Tweedie's Mexico as I saw it (London, 1901) and Life of Porfirio Diaz (1906) contain valuable information personally obtained from good authorities in Mexico.
His first conspicuous success was achieved in 1862 with David Elginbrod, the forerunner of a number of popular novels, which include Alec Forbes of Howglen (1865), Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood (1866), Robert Falconer (1868), Malcolm (1875), The Marquis of Lossie (1877), and Donal Grant (1883).
bookseller's catalog, there is listed for sale Alec Waugh ' s The Prisoner of Mainz (1919 ).
Alec Says: May 8th, 2006 at 1:57 pm ItÃ¢s an outrage they should be advertising a holiday in Blackpool not crummy Cuba.
This also features the voices of Scarlett Johansson and Alec Baldwin, rapidly becoming the doyen of kid's movies.
Alec has a heart-to-heart with Hilary about her effect on men.
Alec was a real character and left in the early 1900s to farm in the Canadian prairie.
Had just ransacked the Llandoger Trow up the road to no avail when I got a text from Alec about relocating up the road.
Alec Duthie - farmers ' markets, organic production, woodland strategies, derelict land reclamation, permaculture design.
Alec Glass will demonstrate the skills of a professional upholsterer in the first term.
She claims that Farrell contacted her after learning of her self-published book, My S/M Romp with Alec Baldwin.
Actor Alec Baldwin said he blames the stress of his custody battle with his ex-wife, actress Kim Basinger, for his recent scandalous outburst toward his 11-year-old daughter.
Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger wed in 1993, but separated in 2000.
Big brother Alec Baldwin is by far the most successful of the brood, but Stephen Baldwin has also been in his fair share of films.
She is the former wife of billionaire art dealer Alec Wildenstein.
On 30 Rock, Fey plays Liz Lemon, the head writer for the fictional sketch comedy show TGS, opposite Alec Baldwin.
Daniel Baldwin - TV and film actor and brother to Alec, Stephen and Billy Baldwin.
Kim Basinger - This southern belle and ex-wife of Alec Baldwin has agoraphobia, a fear of open spaces.
The 2005 winner, Alec Musser, went on to play the role of Del Henry on All My Children for several months.
For example, a search of All My Children turns up videos of love scenes featuring Justin Bruening (Jamie Martin), workout sessions and other shirtless scenes with favorites like Collin Eggsfield, Alec Musser, Jacob Young, and others.
Stephen Baldwin: Actor and younger brother of Alec Baldwin, Stephen has a tiger tattoo on his left shoulder blade and an indistinguishable design on his right.
The bands lineup has included, over time, Charlie Clouser (now of Alec Empire), Chris Vrenna (now of Tweaker), and Jerome Dillon (now of Nearly).
The soundtrack to this Tim Burton film starring Winona Ryder, Michael Keaton (as Beetlejuice), Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin was not released until two years after the movie.
Despite having one of the lowest scores in the first season, the Dancing with the Stars results for Kelly Monaco and Alec Mazo was first place.
The first four volumes, originally published in Mentor Books and recently reprinted by Scarecrow Books, trace the origins of science fiction from Lucian of Samosata through Wells, Heinlein, and Asimov, up to George Alec Effinger.
I think that his books (savage black stallion who loves only Alec Ramsay) hit the same cord as urban fantasy/paranormal romance have with the vampires/werewolves (big scary monster who would eat other people alive, but loves me).
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