一九五八年今日世界出版社給當時的台大外文系教授夏濟安出版了兩卷中英對照的美國《名家散文選讀》。董橋曾經對我說過，夏先生的翻譯，他特別欣賞霍桑的〈古屋雜憶〉（The Old Manse）這一篇，因為讀來不像翻譯，而是一篇古雅的散文。
Florence's "Il Cupolone" is the largest masonry dome in the world. The history behind the dome's creation-designed by a goldsmith with no formal architectural training-might surprise you.
Google Says Guild Can't Stand in Place of Authors in Suit
Google asked a judge to dismiss a copyright lawsuit by an authors group over a proposed digital library of books, saying the group can't stand in the place of individual authors in making copyright claims.
Obelisk in Washington, D.C., U.S., honouring George Washington, the first president of the United States. Based on a design by Robert Mills (b. 1781 — d. 1855), it was built between 1848 and 1884. It is constructed of granite faced with Maryland marble and is some 555.5 ft (169.3 m) high, the world's tallest masonry structure. Inserted in the interior walls are more than 190 carved stones presented by various individuals, cities, states, and foreign countries. It is located on grounds that are a westward extension of the Mall. The top can be reached by elevator or by an interior iron stairway. It underwent a major restoration in the 1990s and reopened in 2001.
A Masonic lodge, often termed a private lodge or constituent lodge, is the basic organisational unit of Freemasonry. It is also commonly, but erroneously, used as a term for a building in which such a unit meets.
2 ((しばしばM-))＝freemasonry 2.The lawsuit in France had the backing of the country's authors' guild. The publishing houses had demanded $21 million from Google, a sum they argued was necessary to grab the attention of the powerful Internet company.
The court stopped shy of the publishers' demands, ordering Google to pay $430,000 in damages and interest.
By M.J. Stephey
In his new book, 'The Masonic Myth,' Jay Kinney dispels conspiracy theories about the Freemasons and writes about his experience in the secretive group
freemanson1. Craftsman capable of hewing, dressing, and setting
2. Person ‘Free’ of the Masons' Guilds, i.e. a Freeman.
3. Itinerant mason, emancipated, so able to travel widely to carry out work, enjoying an élite status among craftsmen.
4. Member of a secret or tacit Brotherhood organized into groups (Lodges) as a system of morality illustrated by symbols, allegories, and rituals, probably originating in the late C16 in Scotland.
━━ n. ギルド ((中世の同業組合)); （今日の）（同業）組合.
guild・hall ギルド会議所; 市役所; 市［町］の公会堂; （the G-） ロンドンの庁舎.
guild socialism ギルド社会主義 ((産業を国有化し同業組合が管理する)).