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2010 �  even supposing no longer set in Rutshire, Pandora and depraved! comprise a few of the characters from different books within the sequence, significantly the Campbell Blacks. �  sometimes called avid gamers. AUSTRALIAN STATES AND TERRITORIES  (from right here) Australian Capital Territory* / New South Wales Northern Territory / Queensland / South Australia Tasmania / Victoria / Western Australia *  The Australian Capital Territory is an inland enclave in New South Wales and the smallest self-governing territory or country in Australia. Following federation in 1901, land used to be ceded through the kingdom of recent South Wales in 1911 and development of the capital, Canberra, started in 1913. QUOTATIONS FROM SHAKESPEARE II  (from the following) 1. Julius Caesar (Caesar); 2. Henry V (King Harry); three. Richard III (King Richard); four. Julius Caesar (Antony); five. Romeo and Juliet (Chorus); 6. The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio); 7. Othello (Iago); eight. The Winter’s story (Mamillius); nine. Romeo and Juliet (Mercutio); 10. Henry V (King Harry); eleven. Romeo and Juliet (Romeo); 12. The Taming of the Shrew (Katherine); thirteen. Macbeth† (Lady Macbeth); 14. Hamlet (Ghost); 15. Macbeth (Second Witch); sixteen. The service provider of Venice (Shylock); 17. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lysander); 18. Hamlet (Queen Gertrude); 19. The service provider of Venice (Prince of Morocco); 20. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon); 21. Othello (Iago); 22. Romeo and Juliet (Juliet); 23. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lysander); 24. Richard II (John of Gaunt). †  The play has won a name within the theatre for being unfortunate even supposing nobody turns out to grasp why – participants of the appearing career frequently consult with it basically as ‘The Scottish Play’. possibly the numerous struggle scenes have brought on accidents and resulted in cancellations of exhibits, or that as a well-liked play it used to be usually staged instead for failing performs. or even it really is easily the play’s subject of witchcraft and darkish destiny. AMERICAN STATES WITH ADJECTIVES  (from right here) New Hampshire / New Jersey / New Mexico / ny North Carolina / South Carolina North Dakota / South Dakota / West Virginia varieties of CLOUD  (from right here) Cirrus excessive point Cirrocumulus excessive point Cirrostratus excessive point Altostratus medium point Altocumulus medium point Nimbostratus medium point Stratocumulus low point Stratus low point Cumulus low point Cumulonimbus vertically constructed MISCELLANY XIII  (from the following) 1. Lunatic; 2. Venus; three. Auguste Rodin; four. All named after gods; five. Halfpenny; 6. India*; 7. Oche (pronounced ‘ocky’); eight. Saffron; nine. Fleet road; 10. Hunter S. Thompson; eleven. Male; 12. Barack Obama (born in Hawaii); thirteen. The Godfather, half II and Lord of the jewelry: The go back of the King; 14. J. R. Ewing to Sue Ellen; 15. Georges Bizet; sixteen. Occidental; 17. Frankenstein; 18. The Baker road Irregulars; 19. Mumbai (formerly Bombay); 20. James II; 21. John Travolta (Saturday evening Fever); 22. Twelve; 23. actually not anything happened†; 24. Tuesday. *  The Wheel of legislation. Ashoka the nice governed India within the moment century BC. †  After 2 September, the next day to come was once 14 September, as a result of swap from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar.

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