Babylon The Whore is associated with the Antichrist and the Beast of Revelation by connection with an equally evil kingdom. The word "Whore" can also be translated metaphorically as "Idolatress". There is much speculation within Christian eschatology on what the Whore and beast symbolize as well as the possible implications for contemporary interpretations. Rome and the Roman Empire[ edit ] See also:
Sherlock Holmes[ edit ] Doyle struggled to find a publisher for his work. His first work featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr.
John Watson owes his surname, but not any other obvious characteristic, to a Portsmouth medical colleague of Doyle's, Dr James Watson.
Doyle felt grievously exploited by Ward Lock as an author new to the publishing world The scarlet letter chapters 1 3 he left them. Doyle wrote the first five Holmes short stories from his office at 2 Upper Wimpole Street then known as Devonshire Placewhich is now marked by a memorial plaque.
He takes my mind from better things. In Decemberto dedicate more of his time to his historical novels, Doyle had Holmes and Professor Moriarty plunge to their deaths together down the Reichenbach Falls in the story " The Final Problem ". Public outcry, however, led him to feature Holmes in in the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles.
InDoyle published his first Holmes short story in ten years, " The Adventure of the Empty House ", in which it was explained that only Moriarty had fallen, but since Holmes had other dangerous enemies—especially Colonel Sebastian Moran —he had arranged to also be perceived as dead.
Holmes was ultimately featured in a total of 56 short stories —the last published in —and four novels by Doyle, and has since appeared in many novels and stories by other authors.
Habakuk Jephson's Statement", both inspired by Doyle's time at sea. The latter popularised the mystery of the Mary Celeste  and added fictional details such as the perfect condition of the ship which had actually taken on water by the time it was discovered and its boats remaining on board the one boat was in fact missing that have come to dominate popular accounts of the incident.
The Challenger stories include what is probably his best-known work after the Holmes oeuvre, The Lost World. He was a prolific author of short stories, including two collections set in Napoleonic times featuring the French character Brigadier Gerard.
Doyle's stage works include Waterloo, the reminiscences of an English veteran of the Napoleonic Warsthe character of Gregory Brewster being written for Henry Irving ; The House of Temperley, the plot of which reflects his abiding interest in boxing; The Speckled Band, after the short story " The Adventure of the Speckled Band "; and the collaboration with J.
Barrie on the libretto of Jane Annie. He was an occasional bowler who took just one first-class wicket, although one of the highest pedigree as it was W. Doyle wrote, "I was much inclined to accept However, the distance and my engagements presented a final bar. He had moved to Little Windlesham house in Crowborough with Jean Leckie, his second wife, and resided there with his family from until his death in July She was the youngest daughter of J.
Hawkins, of MinsterworthGloucestershire, and the sister of one of Doyle's patients. Louisa suffered from tuberculosis. He had maintained a platonic relationship with Jean while his first wife was still alive, out of loyalty to her. He had two with his first wife: He had an additional three with his second wife: Its Cause and Conduct, which argued that the UK's role in the Boer War was justified, and which was widely translated.
He stood for Parliament twice as a Liberal Unionist —in in Edinburgh Central and in in the Hawick Burghs —but although he received a respectable vote, he was not elected.
Morel and diplomat Roger Casement. During he wrote The Crime of the Congoa long pamphlet in which he denounced the horrors of that colony. He became acquainted with Morel and Casement, and it is possible that, together with Bertram Fletcher Robinsonthey inspired several characters in the novel The Lost World.
When Casement was found guilty of treason against the Crown after the Easter RisingDoyle tried unsuccessfully to save him from facing the death penalty, arguing that Casement had been driven mad and could not be held responsible for his actions.
The first case, ininvolved a shy half-British, half-Indian lawyer named George Edalji who had allegedly penned threatening letters and mutilated animals in Great Wyrley. Police were set on Edalji's conviction, even though the mutilations continued after their suspect was jailed.
Edalji was of Parsi heritage on his father's side. The story was fictionalised in Julian Barnes 's novel Arthur and Georgewhich was adapted into a three-part drama by ITV in The second case, that of Oscar Slatera Yekke and gambling-den operator convicted of bludgeoning an year-old woman in Glasgow inexcited Doyle's curiosity because of inconsistencies in the prosecution case and a general sense that Slater was not guilty.
He ended up paying most of the costs for Slater's successful appeal in He resigned from the Lodge inbut returned to it inonly to resign again in These included attending around 20 seancesexperiments in telepathy and sittings with mediums. Writing to Spiritualist journal Lightthat year, he declared himself to be a Spiritualist and spoke of one particular psychic event that had convinced him.lulu Sep 30 am i didn't watch it for two years because I know it is a very sad ending.
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The Scarlet Letter Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Scarlet Letter is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
A letter "A" is embroidered with golden thread on a scarlet cloth and represents a part of her punishment, a mark that will differentiate her from other women. The letter "A" stands for "adultery," but so far, the narrator shares no information about her deeds.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a classic which is the main reason I chose to read it. But, besides being a classic, it is also a very good book, and I enjoyed it immensely, though the ending was disappointing in that it was a little vague as to the fates of some of the characters.
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