Adelphi

(from the article `Adam, Robert`) In 1768 Robert and James Adam leased a site on the River Thames for a speculative development to be known as the Adelphi (it was almost totally ...
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Adelphi

(from the article `comedy`) ...girl from his son that he falls into a trap set for him by his wife (Plautus` Casina); and on an overstern father whose son turns out worse than ... ...hanger-on whose flattery of and services to his patron were rewarded with free dinners—both of them from another play by Menander, the Kolax (The ... ...
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Adelphi

Adelphi The name of a group of buildings in London between the Strand and the Thames, laid out by the four brothers, James, John, Robert, and William Adam and hence called Adelphi; the name of the theater in the vicinity of these buildings, at which a certain type of melodrama was prevalent c. 1882 -1900.
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Adelphi

[Exeter College, Oxford] Formed in the 1850s, the Adelphi Wine Club is reputed to be one of the oldest three wine clubs in Oxford. The club draws its membership from undergraduates studying at Exeter College, one of the constituent colleges of Oxford University. It has been forcibly closed down by college authorities several times throughou...
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