Elizabeth Ingersoll died 20 February 1784, and Thomas remarried to Mercy Smith, widow of Josiah Smith, on 26 May 1785. Mercy had no children. She has been credited with teaching her stepdaughters to read and do needlework before her death from tuberculosis in 1789.
In explaining his spelling choice for the name, Burton says, ‘ (Persian) = City-freer; in the older version Scheherazade (probably both from ’ = lion-born). = World-freer. The Bres[lau] Edit[ion] corrupts the former to Sháhrzád or Sháhrazád; and the Mac[naghten] and Calc[utta] to Shahrzád or Shehrzád.
The opening theme, I’m in Between, was written for the show by series composer, Jared Faber, and Emily Kapnek. The song was first recorded with vocals by Melissa Disney, in character as Ginger. But this version was replaced before initial North American broadcasts with another version performed by Cree Summer.
From the eighth century onwards the Orinoco populations started to merge with the older groups. This fusion produced what is known as Valenciode culture. People lived in houses built on artificial mounds in the very fruitful valleys to the East and West of the Valencia Lake.
Mr. Justice Lopes, summing up, said it had been clearly proved that no struggle had taken place before the murder, and if the defence rested on no solid foundation, then the jury must do their duty to the community, by the oath they had sworn.
In August the band participated in Avex’s A-nation tour, performing in eight venues all over Japan. Do As Infinity’s fourteenth single, Shinjitsu no Uta, was released in October, and sparked the beginning of a new project for the band.
The Rubenstein R-371 is a custom built piano that is 12 feet 2 inches long (3.71 m), weighs, and features a jig-welded steel plate. Steinbuhler & Company produce keyboards that are 7⁄8 and 15⁄16 normal size.
Hughes has never married, although in an interview with The Daily Telegraph in 2006, he claimed he had been turned down by several women. He denied persistent rumours about his sexuality, when asked if he was gay, saying The answer is no, as it happens, but if it were the case, which it isn’t, I hope that it would not be an issue.
As he confided to his friend Camille Mauclair in 1895: It is no slight work. I should like to find a place for it, but you know I am badly received everywhere. He also told Mauclair that he had contemplated asking the wealthy aesthete Robert de Montesquiou to have it performed at his Pavillon des Muses, but nothing came of this.