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  • 1The Stake — was a 1915 American silent short film directed by Lucius Henderson. Starring William Garwood in the lead role with Violet Mersereau. External links*imdb title|id=0324061 …

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  • 2The Stake Out — ] The opening scene caused some problems because it featured a woman walking off the set and taking one step down to get off it. Gleen Forbes, the set designer thought that this made the show look cheap. The scene in which Jerry and Elaine are in …

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  • 3the) stake —    killing by burning    The victim was tied to a pole. The significance of this form of death for heretics was that nothing remained to reappear and cause trouble at the Resurrection …

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  • 4burning at the stake — ▪ punishment       a method of execution practiced in Babylonia and ancient Israel and later adopted in Europe and North America.       Spanish heretics suffered this penalty during the inquisition, as did French disbelievers and heretics such as …

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  • 5go to the stake for something — go to the stake for/over/something phrase to defend a belief or idea even if you suffer as a result Thesaurus: to not change, or to refuse to change your opinionsynonym Main entry: stake * * * go to the ˈstake over/for st …

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  • 6go to the stake over something — go to the stake for/over/something phrase to defend a belief or idea even if you suffer as a result Thesaurus: to not change, or to refuse to change your opinionsynonym Main entry: stake * * * go to the ˈstake over/for st …

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  • 7go to the stake for/over — Brit : to defend (something or someone) even though your actions or statements may cause you trouble or harm She s willing to go to the stake for her beliefs. • • • Main Entry: ↑stake …

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  • 8go to the stake — mainly British if you say you would go to the stake for a belief or principle, you mean you would risk anything in order to defend it. She believed passionately that the government were wrong on this issue and was prepared to go to the stake for… …

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  • 9The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Michigan — The Detroit Michigan Temple Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints arrived in Michigan in the 1830s. It did not have an organized presence in the state from the late 1850s into the 1870s. However missionary work was reopened… …

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  • 10Stake — may refer to: * A stake is a long, pointed object thrust into the ground. Stakes have many applications, such as slaying vampires, demarcating a small plot of land, anchoring guy ropes for a tent or other portable structure, or slowly releasing… …

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  • 11The Vampire Diaries (season 2) — The Vampire Diaries Season 2 USA DVD box cover Country of origin United States …

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  • 12stake — Ⅰ. stake [1] ► NOUN 1) a strong post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a tree, form part of a fence, etc. 2) (the stake) historical a wooden post to which a person was tied before being burned alive. ► VERB 1) support (a… …

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  • 13The Staunton-Morphy controversy — concerns the failure of negotiations in 1858 for a chess match between Howard Staunton and Paul Morphy and later interpretations of the actions of the two players. The details of the events are not universally agreed, and accounts and… …

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  • 14The Six Swans — is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. [Jacob and Wilheim Grimm, Grimm s Fairy Tales , [http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/49sixswans.html The Six Swans] ] It is tale number 49, and Aarne Thompson type 451, the… …

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  • 15The Mayfair Witches — The Lives of the Mayfair Witches novels are a trilogy written by the horror author Anne Rice. They feature the Mayfair Family, haunted by a demon called Lasher. The trilogy consists of: The Witching Hour , Lasher , and Taltos .The Mayfair… …

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  • 16The Daughter of Buk Ettemsuch — is a fairy tale from northern Africa, collected by Hans von Stumme in Märchen und Gedichte aus der Stadt Tripolis . Andrew Lang included it in The Grey Fairy Book .ynopsisA man left his seven daughters with instructions not to leave the house,… …

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