Chaikovskii

Chaikovskii

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Chaikovskii Raion, Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Votkinsk Reservoir. Railroad station (Saigatka) 260 km southwest of Perm’. Population, 64,000 (1977).

Chaikovskii was established as a settlement in 1955 during the construction of the Votkinsk Hydroelectric Power Plant. A city since 1962, it is named for the great Russian composer P. I. Tchaikovsky. Industry in Chaikovskii includes a silk combine, the Stroidetal’ Plant, a repair and machine shop, a timber log pond, a sawmill, an operations and repair base for a river steamship line, a meat-packing plant, and a milk plant. Construction of a plant for the production of synthetic rubber was in progress in 1978. A district heat and power plant is located in the city. Chaikovskii has a branch of the Perm’ Polytechnic Institute, a secondary specialized polytechnic for light industry, medical and music schools, a museum of local lore, and an art gallery.

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Hemp is a dusky, dark fellow, a sort of Indian; but Manilla is as a golden-haired Circassian to behold.
Seduce the Circassian girls, shoot the enemies of the fatherland and.
How should you like a fair Circassian, with a dagger in her belt?
Best brands Circassians, crop of 1850, L200; 1852, L250; 1854,
Sales of one lot Circassians, prime to good, 1852 to 1854, at L240
say, also, that the new crop of Circassians is looking extremely
From force of habit, though the small studio with the stove lit was very hot, he kept on his great-coat, with the collar turned up, and his bowler hat: he looked with satisfaction on the four large fiaschi of Chianti which stood in front of him in a row, two on each side of a bottle of whiskey; he said it reminded him of a slim fair Circassian guarded by four corpulent eunuchs.
He doffed his Circassian cap to his master and looked at him scornfully.
How contemptible would the brightest Circassian beauty, drest in all the jewels of the Indies, appear to my eyes
At these words he started up, and beheld--not his Sophia--no, nor a Circassian maid richly and elegantly attired for the grand Signior's seraglio.
She falls down on her knees and entreats him to restore her to the mountains where she was born, and where her Circassian lover is still deploring the absence of his Zuleikah.
The man came up near them with a flag of truce, and called to them; but though he spoke several of their languages, or dialects of languages rather, he could not understand a word they said; however, after some signs to him not to come near them at his peril, the fellow came back no wiser than he went; only that by their dress, he said, he believed them to be some Tartars of Kalmuck, or of the Circassian hordes, and that there must be more of them upon the great desert, though he never heard that any of them were seen so far north before.