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nineteenth hole

n. a place to buy an alcoholic beverage after a golf game. (Likely to be filled with golfers who have played eighteen holes of golf.) I hit a hole-in-one on the first hole and went straight to the nineteenth hole to celebrate.
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But one cannot forget also that Lamb was early an enthusiastic admirer of Wordsworth: of Wordsworth, the first characteristic power of the nineteenth century, his essay on whom, in the Quarterly Review, Mr.
Friederich Nietzsche, the mad philosopher of the nineteenth century of the Christian Era, who caught wild glimpses of truth, but who, before he was done, reasoned himself around the great circle of human thought and off into madness.
A noted educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries of the Christian Era.
Away with you, and cultivate the favorite vice of the nineteenth century.
The crime was committed this day two-and-twenty years--on the nineteenth of March, one thousand seven hundred and fifty-three.
2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced the international advisory board for Nineteenth Century Collections Online, a new global digitization and publishing program that brings together rare nineteenth century primary source content from around the world.
The 'individual' in a modern sense, he argued, was a product of the nineteenth century.
Tenaciously occupying the same site since the nineteenth century, it is the oldest covered market in the city and its recent radical remodelling by Enric Miralles and Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT) marks another stage in its long civic and commercial evolution.
Since the colonies in what is now the United States had a greater amount of space, for a while--or at least until the "land hunger of the colonists became unquenchable" in the nineteenth century--native populations were not systematically attacked.
This important book examines the Social Gospel movement and its influence on social reform and social service activity well beyond the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the usual temporal boundaries of the Social Gospel.
It goes through the "fortuna" of Bruno's Italian dialogues, starting from the nineteenth century editions by Vittorio Imbriani and Paul de Lagarde to Giovanni Gentile's canon in the early twentieth century (especially 1907-08), thence to the new canon of the Italian dialogues by Giovanni Aquilecchia in the 1950s, and concluding with the new Italian editions that Ciliberto and his colleagues at the Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento are producing at the turn of the twenty-first century.
Crary says that the autonomization of vision and the concomitant regulation of the spectator were contrivances designed to deactivate the truth, newly recognized in the nineteenth century, of embodied vision.
In the previous volume, William Wright describes a shift in the critical attention that has been brought to bear on rhetorical theory and practice in the nineteenth century that "might best be described as the shift from a philosophical focus on overarching theory and first principles to an anthropological focus on local knowledge and ethnographic methodology.
He provides historical detail and analysis of scandals involving new religions since the nineteenth century to sustain his thesis.
The end of the nineteenth century and the coming of the twentieth century brought significant changes to the Southern Baptist operation in China.