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Long-distance race. The standard marathon is 42.2km (26.2mi) long, which was the distance run by the ancient Greek soldier who brought news to Athens of victory over the Persians at the...

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Adrian Henri 1932–1956

in A Gallery to Play to

February 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 3764 words.

Louis Ernest Henri Celine was born in 1854 in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean. In 1887 he set sail on a marathon voyage and reached the city of Liverpool, where he met his...

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