from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Husserl, Edmund 1859-1938. Austrian-born German philosopher and mathematician. A leader in the development of phenomenology, he had a major influence on the existentialists.


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  • Beards – both Eavis's and Uncle Bulgaria's – were probably tugged a bit hard.

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  • Whether or not you agree with Michael Eavis's assessment that it was a "mistake" to book the Wombles for Glastonbury, it's hard not to feel at least a little impressed by them before they even play a note of music.

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  • She seems to have heartily set about the whole thing pretty much like it's some extravagant class project, with potential practical benefits that are not only educational but also packed with adventure, a sense of doing good, and a commitment to fighting the grubby cynicism of the world out there, and allowing the world out there into the farm only on the Eavis's pragmatic, mysterious terms.

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  • Bristol-based Triodos Bank has granted a £500,000 loan to Eavis's Worthy Farm, home to the festival, to help pay for the installation of what will be Britain's biggest solar roof.

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  • Eavis's legendary event and was due to be played on the Pyramid Stage in June.

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  • They each paid £1 and were given free milk from Eavis's Worthy Farm.

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  • Of course, having never been, I was still unsure as to what my judgement of Eavis's 'party on

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  • After Eavis's rendition, Wonder remarked that, "man, he flat," but after a rain-free, five-day party there was nothing but heart-felt applause and loud cheers left for the organiser.

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  • Eavis's cow shed, which enjoys a fine view of the pyramid stage - skeletal at this time of year - and Glastonbury Tor in the far distance, now generates up to 200 kilowatts of power.

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  • On commercial real estate (Eavis's main bugaboo) extrapolated losses are all of 0. 9%, versus the government's adverse level of 9% to 10%. Home Page


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