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11 May 2010, 9:06 pm by Donn Zaretsky
Comic book artist Frank Frazetta died on Monday, and Bruce Weber's NYT obituary includes, at the very end, an update on the family feud over his work:"After [his wife's] death [last year], her children became embroiled in a custodial dispute over their father’s work, and in December, Frank Jr. was arrested on charges of breaking into the family museum and attempting to remove 90 paintings that had been insured for $20 million. [read post]
10 Nov 2011, 6:39 am by admin
I could get all historical on you and say that this is a system going back to the Domesday Book in 1085 by William the Conqueror. [read post]
28 Jul 2015, 10:44 am by Laura
YOU ARE MORE THAN A CONQUEROR! [read post]
29 May 2015, 11:19 am by Adotei Akwei
 I thank Amnesty International and their activist for the great support that made me a conqueror in this situation. [read post]
25 May 2007, 1:20 am
This noted stone was found in the year 1901, not in Babylon, but in a city of the Persian mountains, to which some later conqueror must have carried it in triumph. [read post]
6 Feb 2012, 4:26 pm by Buce
Anglo-Saxons use the same device when we speak of "The Norman Yoke"--the "foreign" hegemony that arrived with William the Conqueror in 1066. [read post]
1 Dec 2009, 8:42 am
Having dinner in the priory of Lincoln Cathedral (a stunning medieval construction, the third largest in the UK) and standing in the positively panoptic chapel of the 19th century Victorian prison that still stands in the middle of a fortress and castle (itself begun by the Conqueror, two years afte the Battle of Hastings) would have made the jetlag worth it. [read post]
3 Jul 2008, 3:18 pm
Personally, I realized ten years into a litigation career, (a) I wanted to be liked (if not loved) too much to be a conqueror, (b) dealing with the opponents' conception of the truth (opening up the other side's brief and reading it, for example) was frustrating and hard on my blood pressure, and (c) as I discuss below, once you get beyond the adrenaline rush that causes your eyeballs to pop out of your head (some people like that), the way trials work in cases that big firms do… [read post]
2 Feb 2010, 10:27 am by Jonathan Simon
Having overturned long settled rural arrangements and modes of social control going back to the Conqueror, this gentry class found in the criminal law subtle tools of terror and moralization that proved enough to settle down a restive and far more risky (for common people) society, but only by investing in law itself as a source of independent legitimacy. [read post]
24 Jun 2011, 2:00 am by Keith Paul Bishop
We can blame Julius Caesar and William the Conqueror for the Latin and that Angles and the Saxons for the Old English.  [read post]
4 Jan 2021, 11:43 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 12:45 pm by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
8 Feb 2021, 9:41 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
25 Jan 2021, 11:17 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
2 Mar 2021, 5:45 am by Steve Hartnett
The term became combined with “and Testament” after the Norman invasion of England by the French Duke of Normandy, who became known as William the Conqueror after the battle of Hastings (and his later coronation) in 1066. [read post]
15 Feb 2017, 2:53 am
We anticipate that the papers will go beyond exposing certain histories as conquerors’ histories, and turn their attention also to the less obvious blind spots and structural determinants of our historical projects in specific fields and in international law more generally.Submission of Proposals and TimelinePaper proposals should include a description of ca. 500 words and the applicant’s curriculum vitae. [read post]
7 May 2018, 8:23 am
Calhoun, not the freedom of Harriet Tubman, which calls you to risk your own; not the freedom of Nat Turner, which calls you to give even more, but a conqueror’s freedom, freedom of the strong built on antipathy or indifference to the weak, the freedom of rape buttons, pussy grabbers, and fuck you anyway, bitch; freedom of oil and invisible wars, the freedom of suburbs drawn with red lines, the white freedom of Calabasas.Ooh! [read post]