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  • Henry Percy (Hotspur) and his father, the earl of Northumberland, thought their services ill-requited, and finally made common cause with the partisans of Mortimer and the Welsh.
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  • In this respect, too, he anticipates the reaction in England which followed securely on the publication of Percy's Reliques.
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  • General Botha was defeated at Pretoria East by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, and at Georgetown - a Rand constituency - Mr Hull was beaten by Sir George Farrar.
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  • Northumberland House, from which is named Northumberland Avenue, opening upon Trafalgar Square, was built c. 1605 by Henry Howard, earl of Northampton, and was acquired by marriage by Algernon Percy, earl of Northumberland, in 1642.
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  • His father, remembering his own early difficulties, bestowed special care on his son's education, and sent him in his twelfth year to Mr Bruce's school in Percy Street, Newcastle, where he remained about four years.
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  • The Scots then retreated to Otterburn, where Percy, who was bent on recovering his pennon, attacked them on a fine August evening in 1388.
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  • Disputes with the king arose over the disposal of the Scottish prisoners, Percy insisting on his right to hold Douglas as his personal prisoner, and he was summoned to court to explain.
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  • High words followed, in the course of which Henry called Percy a traitor, struck him on the face, and drew his sword on him.
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  • Percy is said to have answered this defiance with the words, "Not here, but on the field."
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  • Percy's body was buried at Whitchurch, but was disinterred two days later to be exhibited in Shrewsbury.
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  • For some time he had been greatly interested by the poetry of the north, more particularly Percy's Reliques, the poems of " Ossian" (in the genuineness of which he like many others believed) and the works of Shakespeare.
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  • The Contemporary Review (1866), long edited by Sir Percy Bunting, and the Nineteenth Century (1877), founded and edited by Sir James Knowles, and renamed Nineteenth Century and After in 1900, are similar in character, consisting of signed articles by men of mark of all opinions upon questions of the day.
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  • It must be noticed, however, that Percy independently made the same discovery, and stated his results at the meeting of the British Association (at Swansea) in 1849, but the Report was not published until 1852.
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  • Its use was proposed as early as 1818 and 1819 by Hare and Henry; Percy advocated it in 1869, and Davis adopted it on the large scale at a works in Carolina in 1880.
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  • Percy Lyulph Wyndham, who followed his father in the Coldstream Guards, was married in 1913, a few weeks before his father's death, and was killed in action in France on Sept.
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  • Percy, the mineral matter being also changed by the removal of silica and alkalis and the substitution of substances analogous in composition to fire-clay.
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  • Mr Percy Fitzgerald's Life (2 vols., 1868; new edition, 1899) is full and spirited, and has been reprinted, with additions, among Sir Theodore Martin's Monographs (1906).
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  • This detachment, commanded by Lord Percy, was assaulted, and returned with heavy loss.
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  • In April 1622 Laud, by the king's orders, took part in a controversy with Percy, a Jesuit, known as Fisher, the aim of which was to prevent the conversion of the countess of Buckingham, the favourite's mother, to Romanism, and his opinions expressed on that occasion show considerable breadth and comprehension.
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  • See also Percy Andreae, who collated eighteen MSS.
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  • In England, besides the ballads in Percy's Reliques, William Godwin introduced the idea of an eternal witness of the course of civilization in his St Leon (1799),(1799), and his son-in-law Shelley introduces Ahasuerus in his Queen Mab.
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  • A large army, under the command of Sir Henry Percy and Sir Robert Clifford, was sent against the insurgents, and came up with them at Irvine.
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  • There is more than one meaning of Thomas Percy discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
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  • In general the commune is a body corporate, its assembly consisting either (in small villages) of the whole body of the qualified inhabitants (Gemeindeversammiung), or of a representative See the comparative study in Percy Ashleys Local and Central Government (London, 1906).
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  • The most remarkable of these was Percy Bysshe Shelley, who in the glowing dawn of his genius turned to Godwin as his teacher and guide.
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  • In Northern Nigeria, which continued for the time to be a separate protectorate, Sir Frederick Lugard was, at the beginning of 1907, succeeded as high commissioner by Sir Percy Girouard.
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  • This important work, essential for the welfare of the northern territories, was begun under the superintendence of Sir Percy Girouard,' the builder of the Wadi Halfa-Khartum railway.
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  • Sir Percy Girouard devoted much attention to land tenure, probably the most important of the questions concerning imperial policy in West Africa.
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  • Percy and Clifford led the English forces to suppress him, and (7th July) made terms with the bishop, the Steward and Robert Bruce, who submitted; but Wallace held out in Ettrick Forest.
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  • Near Durham he came into touch with English levies under Henry Percy and the archbishop of York.
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  • Here Douglas fell in the thickest of the melee, but his death was concealed and Henry Percy, with many other English knights, were captured and held to heavy ransom (r5th of August 1388).
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  • The southern nobles, under the Douglases and March, kept up a semipublic feud with the Percy on the border, after the accession of Richard II., still a child, and piece by piece Scottish territory was recovered, mainly in Teviotdale and Liddesdale.
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  • Restored to the regency, Albany permitted his son, Murdoch, with Douglas, to retort on a successful raid by Percy and the traitor March.
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  • Percy, dissatisfied with Henry's treatment of him in the matter of ransoms, led an army into Scotland which was to have trysted at Cocklaw with Albany and the whole forces of the realm, and invaded England.
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  • But Douglas and Percy left Cocklaw before Albany came up, and hurried to join hands with the Welsh rebel, Glendower.
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  • Percy was slain; Douglas was the prisoner of England.
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  • Owen had already been intriguing with Henry Percy (Hotspur), who during 1401 held command in north Wales, and with Percy's brother-in-law, Sir Edmund Mortimer.
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  • But Owen's share in the undertaking miscarried through his own defeat near Carmarthen on the 12th of July, and Percy was crushed at Shrewsbury ten days later.
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  • The earl of Northumberland took refuge in Wales, and the tripartite alliance of Owen with Percy and Mortimer (transferred by Shakespeare to an earlier occasion) threatened a renewal of danger.
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  • The fullest biography is Mr Percy Fitzgerald's (1864).
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  • A revised edition of Mr Percy Fitzgerald's Life of Sterne, containing much new information, appeared in 1896.
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  • Governors Of Virginia Under the Company Edward Maria Wingfield, President of the Council 1607 (April to Sept.) John Ratcliffe, President of the Council 1607-1608 John Smith, „ „ „1608-1609George Percy, 1609 -16101610 Thomas West, Lord Delaware, "Governor and Captain General".1610-1618George Percy, Deputy Governor 161 I (March to flay) Sir Thomas Dale, "High Marshal" and Deputy Governor 1611 (May to Aug.) Sir Thomas Gates, Acting Governor 1611-1612 Sir Thomas Dale, „ „.1612-1616George Yeardley, Lieutenant or Deputy Governor..
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  • At the beginning of the 14th century Sir Alexander Percy claimed the hereditary right of buying and selling in Whitby without payment of toll.
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  • In this style are the town hall (1652), and a house dated 1580, in which was born in 1729 Thomas Percy, bishop of Dromore, the editor of the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry.
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  • A Memoir by Percy Fitzgerald was published in 1866.
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  • In the library are portraits of Paul Revere, William Dawes and Lord Percy.
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  • On their return they were continually fired upon by Americans from behind trees, rocks, buildings and other defences, and were threatened with complete destruction until they were rescued at Lexington by a force of moo men under Lord Hugh Percy (later, 1786, duke of Northumberland).
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  • Percy received the fugitives within a hollow square, checked the onslaught for a time with two field-pieces, used the Munroe Tavern for a hospital, and later in the day carried his command with little further injury back to Boston.
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  • The polls were remarkable for the defeat of three ministers - General Botha (by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick) at Pretoria East, Mr Hull (by Sir George Farrar) on the Rand, and Mr Moor in Natal.
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  • He received instruction in mathematics from Hobbes, and was early initiated into all the vices of the age by Buckingham and Percy.
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  • The use of sodium hyposulphite as solvent, and sodium sulphide as precipitant, was proposed in 1846 by Hauch and in 1850 by Percy, and put into practice in 1858 by Patera (Patera process); calcium hyposulphite with calcium polysulphide was first used by Kiss in 1860 (Kiss process, now obsolete); sodium hyposulphite with calcium polysulphide was adopted about 1880 by 0.
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  • He declared to Northumberland, the kinsman and master of Thomas Percy, the conspirator, "as for the Catholics, I will neither persecute any that will be quiet and give but an outward obedience to the law, neither will I spare to advance any of them that will be of good service and worthily deserved."
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  • It was in May 1603 that Catesby told Percy, in reply to the latter's declaration of his intention to kill the king, that he was "thinking of a most sure way."
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  • Subsequently the three and Thomas Percy, who joined the conspiracy in May, met in a house behind St Clement's and, having taken an oath of secrecy together, heard Mass and received the Sacrament in an adjoining apartment from a priest stated by Fawkes to have been Father Gerard.
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  • On the 24th of May 1604 a house was hired in Percy's name adjoining the House of Lords, from the cellar of which they proposed to work a mine.
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  • A great hunting match was organized at Danchurch in Warwickshire by Digby, to which large numbers of the Roman Catholic gentry were invited, who were to join the plot after the successful accomplishment of the explosion of the 5th of November, the day fixed for the opening of parliament, and get possession of the princess Elizabeth, then residing in the neighbourhood; while Percy was to seize the infant prince Charles and bring him on horseback to their meeting-place.
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  • Catesby, however, after some hesitation, finding from Fawkes that nothing had been touched in the cellar, and prevailed upon by Percy, determined to stand firm, hoping that the government had put no credence in Monteagle's letter, and Fawkes returned to the cellar to keep guard as before.
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  • Catesby, Percy and the two Wrights were killed, Winter and Rokewood wounded and taken prisoners with the men who still adhered to them.
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  • A large number of letters and papers in the State Paper Office relating to the plot were collected in one volume in 1819, called the Gunpowder Plot Book; these are noted in their proper place in the printed calendars of State Papers, Domestic Series; see also articles on FAWKES, GUY; TRESHAM, FRANCIS; MONTEAGLE, WILLIAM PARKER, 4TH BARON; PERCY, THOMAS; CATESBY, ROBERT; GARNET, HENRY; DIGBY, SIR EVERARD.
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  • Largely with the view of studying the problem of maintaining equilibrium, several experimenters, including Otto Lilienthal, Percy Filcher and Octave Chanute, cultivated gliding flight by means of aeroplanes capable of sustaining a man.
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  • His father, Arthur Lowe Percy, a grocer, was of sufficient means to send his son to Christ Church, Oxford, in 1746.
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  • When his name became famous he was made domestic chaplain to the duke and duchess of Northumberland, and was tempted into the belief that he belonged to the illustrious house of Percy.
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  • Both were buried in the transept which Percy added to Dromore Cathedral.
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  • Dr Percy's first work was a translation from a Portuguese manuscript of a Chinese story, published in 1761.
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  • This was based on an old manuscript collection of poetry, rescued by Percy in Humphrey Pitt's house at Shifnal, Shropshire, from the hands of the housemaid who was about to light the fire with it.
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  • The fourth edition was by Percy's nephew, Thomas Percy (1768-1808), himself a writer of verse.
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  • Owing to the fact of his being unknown in London, to his exceptional courage and coolness, and probably to his experience in the wars and at sieges, the actual accomplishment of the design was entrusted to Fawkes, and when the house adjoining the parliament house was hired in Percy's name, he took charge of it as Percy's servant, under the name of Johnson_ He acted as sentinel while the others worked at the mine in December 1604, probably directing their operations, and on the discovery of the adjoining cellar, situated immediately beneath the House of Lords, he arranged in it the barrels of gunpowder, which he covered over with firewood and coals and with iron bars to increase the force of the explosion.
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  • Percy's name, which Fawkes gave, aroused fresh suspicions and they retired to inform the king.
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  • At about ten o' clock Robert Keyes brought Fawkes from Percy a watch, that he might know how the anxious hours were passing, and very shortly afterwards he was arrested, and the gunpowder discovered, by Thomas Knyvett, a Westminster magistrate.
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  • Cavers, nearer Hawick, was once the home of a branch of the Douglases, and it is said that in Cavers House are still preserved the pennon that was borne before the Douglas at the battle of Otterburn (Chevy Chase), and the gauntlets that were then taken from the Percy (1388).(1388).
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  • This decision usurps the throne with the support of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland.
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  • Dr. Percy is also adjunct Professor of Theology at Hartford Seminary, Connecticut.
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  • Right - off to a riverside boozer to drink away the majority of my £ 130 winnings for Sir Percy in the Derby.
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  • Jock (who goes by the name of Percy) has brawn, but little in the way of brains.
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  • This picture taken around 1928 shows Percy Read (on the right with flat cap) in front of the gasoline pumps.
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  • Percy SMITH was appointed chief of Police by the Executive.
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  • The First Eighty Years " by Percy Young, printed in 1959, 1st edition.
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  • I could see the glint in his eye; Percy was going to enjoy the day.
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  • I spotted Lesley Joseph coming out of top hairdresser Charles Worthington in Percy Street, central London.
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  • Their daughter and last surviving heir daughter and last surviving heir conveyed the estate to her husband, Henry Percy, first earl of Northumberland.
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  • M (Charter) Wed; gr 15 Feb 1327, by K Edw III to Henry de Percy, the king's kinsman.
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  • Percy popcorn Your the one looking for the website!
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  • If sir Percy wins wins the champion stakes with a rating of 130 then that will be his rating for the season.
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  • Mary later married the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and wrote Frankenstein.
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  • Originally posted by Percy popcorn Your the one looking for the website!
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  • The construction of disability began when Percy was placed in a segregated school for children labeled mentally retarded.
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  • In March 1648, Rupert fought Lord Percy, another of his enemies among the English royalists, whom he wounded.
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  • September 22 nd 1928 Percy Drury a hairdresser of Long Melford was fined 5s for riding a motor cycle without an effective silencer.
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  • Fairholt's edition of The Cytezen and Uplondyshman (Percy Soc. 1847), which includes large extracts from the other eclogues; also Zarncke's edition of Brant (Leipzig, 1854); and Dr Fedor Fraustadt, Uber das Verhdltnis von Barclays Ship of Fools zu den lateinischen, franzosischen and deutschen Quellen (1894).
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  • William and Rees ap Tudor captured Conway Castle on the ist of April 1401, and Percy in company with the prince of Wales set out to recover the place, Percy providing the funds.
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  • The marriage was declared invalid ab initio either on the ground of Anne's precontract with Lord Percy or more probably on the ground of the affinity established between Henry and Anne by Henry's previous relations with Mary Boleyn.
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  • Shortly afterwards he was initiated into the plot, after taking an oath of secrecy, meeting Catesby, Thomas Winter, Thomas Percy and John Wright at a house behind St Clement's (see Gunpowder Plot and Catesby, Robert).
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  • This pleased her very much and stimulated her ambition to excel Percy.
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  • In March 1648, Rupert fought Lord Percy, another of his enemies among the English Royalists, whom he wounded.
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  • But if sir percy wins a slow arc it will not prove much to me that i dont already know.
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  • Henry IV, son of John of Gaunt usurps the throne with the support of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland.
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  • Many years later his mother took the book to Walker Percy, who found a publisher for it in 1980.
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  • The Lightning Thief, the first book in Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, has been turned into a blockbuster movie after it proved extremely popular with kids.
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  • In this story, Percy must prove to Zeus that he did not steal Zeus's prized lightning bolt.
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  • In 1936, the first soy proteins were isolated by an American chemist named Percy Lavon Julian.
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  • Besides Thomas, children may also want to wear clothes featuring some of Thomas' friends from the Island of Sodor, including James and Percy.
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  • Surely the best place to spend a full day being pampered, Charles Worthington Percy Street has a reputation for excellence.
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  • In fact, British poet Percy Bysshe Shelley once made a boat out of a five pound note.
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  • The microwave was actually invented by a man named Dr. Percy Spencer.
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  • Among those who became stars during the '80s were Jill Summers as Phyllis Pearce, Bill Waddington as Percy Sugden and Lisa Lewis as Shirley Armitage, the program's first black character.
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  • Among the intrepid travelers were the poets Lord Byron and Percy Shelley.
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  • Grimm is a singer with a penchant for southern soul, and it was his rendition of Percy Sledge's When a Man Loves a Woman that netted him the top spot.
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  • Her 'significant other' was lyrical poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, with whom she had eloped when she was sixteen.
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  • In 1638 Algernon Percy, earl of Northumberland, obtained a grant of a fair every Wednesday from the first week in May till Michaelmas.
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