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  • In "The Age of Doubt: Tracing the Roots of Our Religious Uncertainty" 2011, which details this and several other major wrangles over doctrine and dogma, I show that Nicholson's pamphlet was not the only one to appear after observance of Sunday as "the Lord's Day" became law across Britain for more than 150 years.

    Christopher Lane: The Striking History Of Britain's Sunday Law

  • However, Nicholson's intervention helps underline how well-argued doubts about the Bible galvanized British freethinkers in the 1780s, creating a vibrant culture of doubt and unbelief that, among other things, helped temper the extremes to which some Victorians, in their attempt at restricting the public's movement on Sundays, made clear they were still very much prone.

    Christopher Lane: The Striking History Of Britain's Sunday Law

  • Reports drafted - Allister's zero here is again largely a consequence of his not being in a group, and therefore not being in the way of getting this sort of task; but actually I find all three MEPs a little disppointing; de Brún's sole report, and both of Nicholson's are Regional Development Committee reports on EU funds being spent in Northern Ireland.

    Sore tooth and things

  • This is the second in Nicholson's Noble Warriors trilogy, following the excellent Seeker.

    Jango by William Nicholson: Book summary

  • Nicholson's Intermediate Micro book is a good example of math gone bad.

    Teaching Economics as Common Sense, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Within three pages, Ms. Vreeland has punched literary agent Swifty Lazar in the nose and treated Jack Nicholson's back pain by pasting an old-fashioned "plaster" on his bare backside.

    Books on Fashion's Secrets, Even Theft

  • The near perfection of Roman Polanski's Chinatown starts with Diener/Hauser/Bates's haunting art nouveau poster for the film: an emblematic Hokusai wave breaks against Jack Nicholson's silhouette as the smoke from his cigarette floats up to merge with Faye Dunaway's medusa-like hair.

    Chinatown: No 1

  • Nicholson's screenplays (for Shadowlands and Gladiator) have been nominated for Oscars, and he brings an intensely visual sensibility to his writing.

    All the Hopeful Lovers by William Nicholson - review

  • Above all there is Nicholson's Gittes, a cocky, confident man losing his social moorings and ending up as the proverbial drowning man reaching out for straws.

    Chinatown: No 1

  • Nicholson's experience of writing for stage and screen also tells in his keen ear for dialogue.

    All the Hopeful Lovers by William Nicholson - review


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