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... as "likt."
Evidence: a terminus ante quem for A Shrew would seem to be August 1592; a stage direction at 3.21 mentions "Simon," which probably refers to the actor Simon Jewell, who was buried on 21 August 1592. The Shrew must have been written earlier than 1593, as Anthony Chute's Beauty Dishonoured, written under the title of Shore's wife (published in June 1593) contains the line "He calls his Kate, and she must come and kiss him." This must refer to ...
... it might be a good idea to climb it. On reaching the base of the tower, all breathless, we discovered a long queue of people all with the same idea as Brian's. Mary had already decided that tower climbing wasn't her thing and would rather do some people-watching at street level. It was about an hour before Brian was able to enter the tower itself, the reason being that there is room for only a limited number of visitors. Fortunately, there are lifts which go ...
had fresh tomatoes and cucumbers, cooked egg plant, an assortment of
olives, scrambed eggs and/or hard boiled eggs, egg rolls, bread,
orange slices, melon, corn flakes and Trix, orange and grape juice,
and fudge. This held me over until supper time with maybe a mid-day
snack of roasted chestnuts or a Turkish pretzel.
The hotel is located a five minute walk
from four of Istanbul's most popular tourist sites: Topkapi Palace,
Hagia Sophia, ...
... in front as well. After going up the large steps, there is a courtyard where some people were selling nice carpets. The entrance way had a cart of plastic bags to put shoes (shoes must be removed before entering). The interior was well decorated. A section was reserved for tourists as to not disturb those going for prayer.
We headed back to the hostel once the sky began to darken with storm clouds. Luckily we were not caught in ...
... but there were hundreds of people peering around trying to get a look at grotesque fingers, nail clippings and other beastly items. Not a particularly interesting way to spend the rest of my afternoon, I decided, and made my way to the exit.
I spent the rest of the afternoon having a good poke around the lesser streets of this ancient capital and decided I liked it immensely. I wandered through the Grand bazaar and took sneaky photos of all the shopkeepers falling asleep ...