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WA Today
The BFG review: Roald Dahl classic gets Spielberg magicstreet outside with a blunt "oi!" before covertly reading a book that features
The BFG review: Roald Dahl classic gets Spielberg magic
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
street outside with a blunt "oi!" before covertly reading a book that features a far worse academy for unwanted children: Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby. She has an everyday defiance, but not a hint of precocious entitlement, which aids the... Read more
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Canberra Times
The BFG review: Roald Dahl classic gets Spielberg magicstreet outside with a blunt "oi!" before covertly reading a book that features
The BFG review: Roald Dahl classic gets Spielberg magic
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
street outside with a blunt "oi!" before covertly reading a book that features a far worse academy for unwanted children: Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby. She has an everyday defiance, but not a hint of precocious entitlement, which aids the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
As a lifelong English European, this is the biggest defeat of my political life | Timothy Garton Ashdamage to this country. And if it turns out that “this country” is to be withou
As a lifelong English European, this is the biggest defeat of my political life | Timothy Garton Ash
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 hours ago
damage to this country. And if it turns out that “this country” is to be without Scotland, then let England be the one of Charles Dickens and George Orwell, not that of Nigel Farage and Nick Griffin. Since we have predicted, in entirely good... Read more
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DW
French business to gain from Brexit, but Frexit menaces | Brexit: Bye-bye Europe |As Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities," about Paris and London, begins, "It
French business to gain from Brexit, but Frexit menaces | Brexit: Bye-bye Europe |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
As Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities," about Paris and London, begins, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." The same could be said after Great Britain's decision to leave the European Union with a nearly 52 percent... Read more
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Daily Liberal
My wordespecially one with newly acquired power or wealth. You can decide who that pe
My word
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
especially one with newly acquired power or wealth. You can decide who that person might be. In 1933 DL Sayers described Charles Dickens as “that incomparable vulgarisateur” and I don’t think the word was meant to be complimentary. Other words... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The British Referendum And The Long Arm Of The Lawlessand accurate idiom with little thought as to how it came to be a part of our mo
The British Referendum And The Long Arm Of The Lawless
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
and accurate idiom with little thought as to how it came to be a part of our modern language. The credit should go to Charles Dickens for bringing that borrowed but altered expression forward in time. It was he who first coined and made use of... Read more
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The Coast
Summer 2016’s must-see playsfor everyone. June 2-25 Theatre Arts Guild presents The Mystery of Edwin Droo
Summer 2016’s must-see plays
The Coast / Posted 2 days ago
for everyone. June 2-25 Theatre Arts Guild presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood "Interactive, musical comedy" and "Charles Dickens" aren't often uttered in the same sentence, but in the case of Edwin Drood, they have to be. The show takes... Read more
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The Irish Times
A Q&A with ER Murray and Helen Falconerfew books in my house and I’d outgrown the school library very young. I was alw
A Q&A with ER Murray and Helen Falconer
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
few books in my house and I’d outgrown the school library very young. I was always an avid reader, devouring Hard Times by Charles Dickens when I was 10 years old, so the limited selection of Sweet Valley High and romance books in the teen section... Read more
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Quartz
Why my immigrant father says he is voting to leave the EUin Manchester, and then worked at academic institutions in London. He loved mee
Why my immigrant father says he is voting to leave the EU
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
in Manchester, and then worked at academic institutions in London. He loved meeting overseas students. He admires Charles Dickens and the Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, is a practicing Buddhist, and is a longtime subscriber to the famously... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Emmanuella Samuel Among 10 Nigerian YouTube Starsscript calls for a straight face, for example, Emmanuella puts up one like a po
Emmanuella Samuel Among 10 Nigerian YouTube Stars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
script calls for a straight face, for example, Emmanuella puts up one like a poker player and when it's time for a frown, Charles Dickens' Scrooge has got nothing on the youngster. Toke Makinwa (Toke Moments) YouTube users with a strong point of... Read more
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Northern Star
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Queensland Times
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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News Mail
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Should we be napping during the day?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Should we be napping during the day?
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to "first" and "second" sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Slate
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Disingenuous Argument About Intellectual Property and the TPPexample, until 1891, the U.S. did not grant copyrights to the works of foreign
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Disingenuous Argument About Intellectual Property and the TPP
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
example, until 1891, the U.S. did not grant copyrights to the works of foreign authors. We legally “pirated” the works of Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Oscar Wilde, Émile Zola, and Stendhal. And even after copyright was extended to foreign... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A death in the Chicago Tribune family: Jack Fuller, 1946-2016a conversation was advised to engage him. He could talk at length about Miles D
A death in the Chicago Tribune family: Jack Fuller, 1946-2016
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
a conversation was advised to engage him. He could talk at length about Miles Davis, constitutional law, Chicago history, Charles Dickens and the charms of Door County, Wis. When he wrote his 2010 nonfiction book, "What Is Happening to News: The... Read more
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Brandon Sun
All Dressed Up: Oliver was a hootfrom May 12-15 at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium. A classic family
All Dressed Up: Oliver was a hoot
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 days ago
from May 12-15 at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium. A classic family musical, Lionel Bart's “Oliver!” is based on Charles Dickens’ famous novel. This show has it all — great story, great characters and great songs, such as “Consider... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Grand finale for Ilfracombe’s Victorian weekbased on the Victorian era), ghost tours, fire shows, seafront marvels, travell
Grand finale for Ilfracombe’s Victorian week
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
based on the Victorian era), ghost tours, fire shows, seafront marvels, travelling shows, scientific wonders of the age, Charles Dickens and much more besides. Another hit was an alternative take on Alice in Wonderland called Steampunk Alice by... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle's Assembly Rooms' 240th birthdayhistoric figures including the Duke of Wellington who, in 1827, attended a ball
Newcastle's Assembly Rooms' 240th birthday
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
historic figures including the Duke of Wellington who, in 1827, attended a ball to celebrate his visit to Newcastle, and Charles Dickens in 1852. The Assembly Rooms and Bonbar, Newcastle, 2016 Members of the Royal Family have also graced the... Read more
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Sun Star
Say hello to ErnestWhile everyone in his class was reading Harry Potter, Ernest buried his nose in
Say hello to Ernest
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
While everyone in his class was reading Harry Potter, Ernest buried his nose into his first book, The Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. “That probably set the tone for my entire outlook on life,” Ernest said. Music was also an early influence... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Should we be having two sleeps a day?and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refere
Should we be having two sleeps a day?
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes “He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Should we be having two sleeps a day?and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refere
Should we be having two sleeps a day?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes “He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Should we be having two sleeps a day?and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refere
Should we be having two sleeps a day?
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes “He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Perth Now
Should we be having two sleeps a day?and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refere
Should we be having two sleeps a day?
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
and diaries and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes “He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jury Is Out On Mikoani Vs. Bakhresa Over Trademarkexpand; the 'warfare' between them has since crossed borders following the expa
Jury Is Out On Mikoani Vs. Bakhresa Over Trademark
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
expand; the 'warfare' between them has since crossed borders following the expansion of their operations into Rwanda. Charles Dickens said in his 'Old Curiosity Shop' that 'if there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.' In... Read more
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metro
Driver fined for masturbating while he drove his BMW down the M40only motorist they caught out. They also found another man reading a novel at
Driver fined for masturbating while he drove his BMW down the M40
metro / Posted 4 days ago
only motorist they caught out. They also found another man reading a novel at the wheel (come on, no John Grisham or even Charles Dickens is worth your life). And they stacked up a massive 147 drivers using mobile phones over the course of the... Read more
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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 20-26 June 2016Hill on this guided walk, taking in the markets, canal towpaths and more. Hear
Free And Cheap London Events: 20-26 June 2016
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
Hill on this guided walk, taking in the markets, canal towpaths and more. Hear stories about past residents including Charles Dickens, Sylvia Plath and Amy Winehouse. Free, book in advance, 9.30am-11am YOGA: Yoga teacher Anna Karides leads a... Read more
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New York Post
Go to Rome without buying a plane ticketCharles Dickens wrote about a Roman carnival like the one depicted in 1816 by B
Go to Rome without buying a plane ticket
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
Charles Dickens wrote about a Roman carnival like the one depicted in 1816 by Bartolomeo Pinelli, at the Morgan.Photo: The Morgan Library & Museum You won’t need a plane ticket to see Rome this summer: You’ll find it on Madison Avenue at 36th... Read more
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Greenwich Time
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting Peoplewhoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are auth
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
whoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are authentic to a fault. The famous English author Charles Dickens personified this. No matter where he was working -- in a friend’s house or in a hotel -- he would bring... Read more
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The News-Times
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting Peoplewhoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are auth
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
whoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are authentic to a fault. The famous English author Charles Dickens personified this. No matter where he was working -- in a friend’s house or in a hotel -- he would bring... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting Peoplewhoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are auth
8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
whoever they’re with and in whatever they’re doing. Interesting people are authentic to a fault. The famous English author Charles Dickens personified this. No matter where he was working -- in a friend’s house or in a hotel -- he would bring... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Spectacular finale planned for Ilfracombe Victorian weeksees the start of Mr Alexander’s Gala Weekend, with a ukulele workshop at 11am
Spectacular finale planned for Ilfracombe Victorian week
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
sees the start of Mr Alexander’s Gala Weekend, with a ukulele workshop at 11am on Landmark green, plus An Audience with Mr Charles Dickens at The Space opposite at 12noon, 2 and 4pm. Movez Maniax present Steampunk Alice at 1.30pm at the... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Gold Needs to Consolidate Before Challenging the All-time Highand an absence of an onerous bureaucracy to stifle trade. That is what made Br
Gold Needs to Consolidate Before Challenging the All-time High
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 8 days ago
and an absence of an onerous bureaucracy to stifle trade. That is what made Britain great. As an aside, it also gave Charles Dickens plenty to write about, but that’s another story. My guess is that it is this cultural memory that makes... Read more
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metro
Experts believe we should actually be sleeping twice a dayresearcher at the University of South Australia. You don’t have to ask this gu
Experts believe we should actually be sleeping twice a day
metro / Posted 8 days ago
researcher at the University of South Australia. You don’t have to ask this guy twice (Picture: Getty) For example, in Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (published in 1840), he refers to the concept of a first and second sleep, writing: He knew... Read more
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Miami New Times
Brenmar on Balancing Mainstream and Underground: "An Effective DJ Gives a Little Bit of Both"If Charles Dickens were a contemporary writer for Resident Advisor, he may have
Brenmar on Balancing Mainstream and Underground: "An Effective DJ Gives a Little Bit of Both"
Miami New Times / Posted 8 days ago
If Charles Dickens were a contemporary writer for Resident Advisor, he may have authored the introduction to A Tale of Two Cities under decidedly different circumstances: We live in an age where Kraftwerk can host a sold-out residency at the Museum... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Enjoying our vast backyardbest of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the
Enjoying our vast backyard
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...” We’re pretty sure Charles Dickens wasn’t referring to a family camping trip when he wrote this in A Tale of Two Cities, but it still rings... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SA’s floating prison for wayward teensRanging from petty thieves to rapists, the troublesome lads were not unlike the
SA’s floating prison for wayward teens
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Ranging from petty thieves to rapists, the troublesome lads were not unlike the street vagrants famously depicted by Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist. In 1880, with increasing numbers being locked up by judges and special magistrates at the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
It’s time for the Nichols General Information Test!to “beware the Ides of March.” On what date do the Ides fall? 2. “Marley was d
It’s time for the Nichols General Information Test!
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
to “beware the Ides of March.” On what date do the Ides fall? 2. “Marley was dead to begin with.” Which of these Charles Dickens novels begins with that sentence? a. “Bleak House” b. “A Christmas Carol” c. “David Copperfield” d.... Read more
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express
Experts reveal we need to be sleeping TWICE a dayhave found evidence that during pre-industrial Europe, bi-modal sleeping was co
Experts reveal we need to be sleeping TWICE a day
express / Posted 9 days ago
have found evidence that during pre-industrial Europe, bi-modal sleeping was considered the norm.” They argue that in Charles Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge (published in 1840), he refers to the idea of a first and second sleep. He wrote: “He knew... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
the best hotels in Edinburgh city centreApex Waterloo Place Charles Dickens — once a guest in Edinburgh’s first purpos
the best hotels in Edinburgh city centre
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Apex Waterloo Place Charles Dickens — once a guest in Edinburgh’s first purpose-built hotel — certainly would not recognise the latest incarnation of this hotel. It displays its intent from the moment you enter the dramatically contemporary lobby:... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should we be sleeping TWICE a day?that suggests this period of wakefulness occurring between two separate sleep p
Should we be sleeping TWICE a day?
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
that suggests this period of wakefulness occurring between two separate sleep periods was the norm, researchers claim In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Len Barcousky’s Hidden History of Pittsburgh edifies and amusesfor Equality” and “Everybody Comes to Pittsburgh.” That latter chapter has anec
Len Barcousky’s Hidden History of Pittsburgh edifies and amuses
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 9 days ago
for Equality” and “Everybody Comes to Pittsburgh.” That latter chapter has anecdotes about visits to Pittsburgh by Charles Dickens, Albert Einstein, native daughter Nellie Bly and Mark Twain. But it’s the stories of lesser-known... Read more
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WA Today
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: "He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Canberra Times
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: "He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: "He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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The Age
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: "He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common refer
Did we used to have two sleeps rather than one? Should we again?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
and diaries, and even in African and South American tribes, with a common reference to “first” and “second” sleep. In Charles Dickens' Barnaby Rudge (1840), he writes: "He knew this, even in the horror with which he started from his first... Read more
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