BSOAS

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BSOASBulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
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The Mayas had a peculiar civilization of their own, thousands of years ago, and their calendar system was so involved "
For blacks, the year's calendar should show naught but three hundred and sixty-five Fourth of Julys and New Year's Days.
The room is about thirty feet square, with whitewashed walls, bare save for a calendar.
This was, indeed, a bad failure, for this animal would now be dubbed a martyr, and would take his place among the saints of the Roman calendar.
I made no notes, and have forgotten the details, but the construction of the floral calendar was very entertaining while it lasted.
She had not been able, however, to borrow her parents' virtues and those of other generous ancestors and escape all the weaknesses in the calendar.
THE morning of her husband's return to North Shingles was a morning memorable forever in the domestic calendar of Mrs.
And it was he, without doubt, who scratched a calendar on this stone.
But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round -- apart from the veneration due to its sacred name and origin, if anything belonging to it can be apart from that -- as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time: the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow-passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.
She kept a calendar of the holidays in this way, and every morning checked a day off in exactly the same manner.
When he fell asleep of an evening, with his knotted hands clenching the sides of the easy-chair, and his bald head tattooed with deep wrinkles falling forward on his breast, I would sit and look at him, wondering what he had done, and loading him with all the crimes in the Calendar, until the impulse was powerful on me to start up and fly from him.
The inhabitants of Raveloe were not severely regular in their church-going, and perhaps there was hardly a person in the parish who would not have held that to go to church every Sunday in the calendar would have shown a greedy desire to stand well with Heaven, and get an undue advantage over their neighbours-- a wish to be better than the "common run", that would have implied a reflection on those who had had godfathers and godmothers as well as themselves, and had an equal right to the burying-service.