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Fame

cardinal flower
traditional symbol of eminence. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 290]
daphne
traditional symbol of fame. [Plant Symbolism: Jobes, 414]
Grauman’s Chinese Theater
famous for the imprints of movie stars’ footprints in its forecourt. [Am. Cinema: Payton, 284.]
Halls of Fame
national shrines honoring outstanding individuals in a particular field (baseball, football, acting, Great Americans, etc.). [Am. Culture: WB, 9, 22–23]
Lady Fame
capriciously distributes fame and slander. [Br. Lit.: Chaucer The House of Fame in Benét, 479]
Madame Tussaud’s Waxworks
representation by a wax figure in this London museum is a sure sign of notoriety. [Pop. Culture: EB (1963) XXII, 634]
trumpet
attribute of fame personified. [Art: Hall, 119]
trumpet flower
indicates notoriety. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Who’s Who
biographical dictionary of notable living people. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 922]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Fama's free verse has a narrative gait that combines detailed descriptions of external events and interior insights stemming from the poet's Sicilian and American culture, and unique spirituality, all sung in the rhapsodic, ballad-like movement typical of folk tradition.
"You make enough mistakes by mistake, don't make one on purpose," was Fama's reply.
A continuacion Marte enumera a los Nueve de la Fama y vaticina los futuros exitos de los Augsburgo espanoles, en una alocucion tipica en la que se mezclan la laudatio y la funcion aulica.
Beginning in the 1960s, Fama and several collaborators demonstrated that stock prices are extremely difficult to predict in the short run, the academy said.
-Photos of Eugene F Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J Shiller, the Nobel laureates in Economic Sciences 2013, displayed on a screen during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in Stockholm.
Pero Pio X, en 1904 con motivo del 50[grados] aniversario del dogma de la Inmaculada promovio las investigaciones preliminares sobre la fama de santidad y en 1907 introdujo el proceso de beatificacion.
However, if they had bothered to watch a couple of Fama Mac's races on video or carefully analyse the form of his Ripon effort in May, they might well have been tempted to back him to land that Catterick event.
Oilsands Quest Inc has entered into a purchase and sale Agreement with FAMA and the transaction, subject to normal closing conditions, is anticipated to close on or before 23 March 2012.
Philip Hardie's piece on fama takes historiographical considerations in a different direction.
In an attempt to overcome some of the CAPM's limitations, Fama and French proposed a new model, the Fama French Three Factor Model, which adds two more risk factors, size and value factors, to the market risk "beta" (Fama & French, 1992).
Bro: Papurau Bro: Papur Fama (S4C, 8.25pm) Heno, yn rhaglen olaf y gyfres bresennol o Bro, bydd Iolo Williams a Sh--n Cothi yn teithio i'r Wyddgrug a'r cylch i ymweld ag ardal papur bro Papur Fama.