Arthur

Arthur is a common masculine given name. Its etymology is disputed, but its popularity derives from its being the name of the legendary hero King Arthur.

Art is a diminutive form of the name. A common spelling variant used in many Slavic, Romance, and Germanic languages is Artur.

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Port Arthur, Tasmania - Location
... Port Arthur is located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) south east of the state capital, Hobart, on the Tasman Peninsula ... Hobart, via the Tasman Highway to Sorell and the Arthur Highway to Port Arthur, takes around 90 minutes and covers approximately 96 kilometres (60 mi) ... At the 2006 census, Port Arthur and the surrounding area had a population of 499 ...
Arthur, Prince Of Wales - Ancestors
... Ancestors of Arthur, Prince of Wales 16 ... Maredudd ap Tudur 8 ...
The Inheritors (Joseph Conrad And Ford Madox Ford) - Plot Summary
... The story is told through the eyes of Arthur, a writer turned journalist who feels he is compromising his art ... Although Arthur at first holds to high ideals (he values "literature" over journalism, sacrificial literary types over opportunists), he gradually moves ... While her reasons for bringing Arthur into play are not clear at first, they are complex ...
Christopher Cross
... US Top Ten hit songs, "Sailing", "Ride Like the Wind", and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", the last of which he recorded for the film Arthur starring Dudley ... Sailing" earned three Grammy Awards in 1981, while "Arthur's Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and ...
Port Arthur, Tasmania - Tourism Development
... Before Port Arthur was abandoned as a Prison in 1877, some people saw the potential tourist attraction ... Anthony Trollope in 1872 declared that no man desired to see the “strange ruins” of Port Arthur ... to distance themselves from the dark image of Port Arthur ...

Famous quotes containing the word arthur:

    I trust the time is nigh when, with the universal assent of civilized people, all international differences shall be determined without resort to arms by the benignant processes of civilization.
    —Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)

    When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant. Prominent among them are probity, industry, good sense, good habits, good temper, patience, order, courtesy, tact, self-reliance, many deference to superior officers, and many consideration for inferiors.
    —Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)