2016年2月22日 星期一

whistlestop tour, oppugnancy



"Take but degree away, untune that string,
And hark, what discord follows! each thing meets
In mere oppugnancy."
--Ulysses from "Troilus and Cressida" (Act 1, Scene 3)




Guardian cultureAt the height of his notoriety, the great Russian director came to Britain for a whistlestop tour of everything from Bloomsbury to Windsor and Hampton Court. As a new exhibition opens up his dazzling sketchbooks, we reveal a different side of Sergei Eisenstein



From Battleship Potemkin to Baker Street: sightseeing with Sergei Eisenstein
At the height of his notoriety, the great Russian director came to Britain for…
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whistle stop or whistle-stop tour is a style of political campaigning where the politician makes a series of brief appearances or speeches at a number of small towns over a short period of time. Originally, whistle-stop appearances were made from the open platform of an observation car or a private railroad car.
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt on whistle stop tour in 1932



oppugnancy

Noun[edit]

oppugnancy ‎(plural oppugnancies)
  1. the act of oppugningoppositionresistance

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