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Clare then laid aside her rich dress, and St. Francis, having cut off her hair, clothed her in a rough tunic and a thick veil, and in this way the young heroine vowed herself to the service of Jesus Christ.
Certain it is that after the death of Gregory IX Clare had once more to contend for the principle of absolute poverty prescribed by St. Francis, for Innocent IV would fain have given the Clares a new and mitigated rule, and the firmness with which she held to her way won over the pope.
Clare, calmly rising from her sick bed, and taking the ciborium from the little chapel adjoining her cell, proceeded to face the invaders at an open window against which they had already placed a ladder.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04004a.htm   (2481 words)

 Clare, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clare is a city located in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The city lies mostly within Clare County, though a portion extends south into adjacent Isabella County.
Michigan State Highway 115 has is southern terminus in downtown Clare.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clare,_Michigan   (465 words)

 Clare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Clare, one of the 32 counties of Ireland.
Clare County, Michigan, a political division in the United States.
Clare, South Australia, a town in the Clare Valley.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clare   (144 words)

 Stage on Screen . The Women . Clare Boothe Luce | PBS
Even Clare, herself, would admit that at least part of her ascent had to do with luck but her story is still Horatio Alger in quality -- of a female variety.
Clare's second husband, Henry R. Luce, president of Time, Inc., would be an equal match to her wit and ambition.
Clare would go on to be a war correspondent for LIFE and eventually would become a congresswoman from Connecticut and later ambassador to Italy.
www.pbs.org /wnet/stageonscreen/thewomen/clare.html   (376 words)

 Clare Golf and Country Club - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Clare golf course, until the past couple years was truly a little known Nova Scotian golfing secret but now the word is out and those that visit once generally return for the challenge as well as the friendly atmosphere.
Clare has been the home to many fine golfers over the years but their most famous son is Kevin Dugas, 1981 Canadian Junior Champion and the defending Champion of the Atlantic Provinces Professional Golfers Association.
Clare is highly recommended as a destination for golfers of all skill levels as well as tourists and nature lovers.
www.nsga.ns.ca /CLARE/CL.HTM   (494 words)

 Clare-UK - Places of Interest
Clare Common is the site of the former Manor of Erbury which, following demolition of the extensive manorial building many centuries ago, has been used continuously as grazing land.
Clare Priory, founded 1248, is the mother house of the Augustinian Friars in Britain.
Clare Walk is an easy 3.5 mile circular walk in the countryside around Clare using the Country Park as your gateway.
www.clare-uk.com /interest/index.shtml   (568 words)

 Clare College: About Clare (History)
The history of Clare in its earliest days in the later fourteenth century is not well recorded (a fire in 1521 destroyed most of the college’s early muniments), and we have little more than a list of names of those who were the college’s Masters, of whom the first was one Walter de Thaxted.
Clare in the eighteenth century is similarly marked by the careers of a number of remarkable men.
A few years later, in 1972, Clare was one of three Cambridge colleges to admit undergraduate women, a change which had a dramatic effect on the nature of the society, particularly in the immediately enhanced academic standing of the college in examination results.
www.clare.cam.ac.uk /about/history.html   (1570 words)

 CSDL - Research - CLARE
The goal of CLARE research is to construct a useful representation for human learning of scientific literature that also supports useful computational manipulations.
CLARE was evaluated through a case study with sixteen usage sessions involving six groups of students from two classes.
A survey of CLARE's sessions shows that about 70% of learners think that CLARE provides a novel way of understanding scientific text, and about 80% of learners think that CLARE provides a novel way of understanding their peers' perspectives.
csdl.ics.hawaii.edu /Research/CLARE/CLARE.html   (422 words)

 Gilbert de Clare
Richard de Clare (d.1090), the son of Gilbert, count of Brionne, accompanied William the Conqueror to England in 1066.
Richard de Clare's heir, Gilbert (1243-95) - Gilbert "the Red" as he was known after the fiery color of his hair - was to become involved in the turbulent English politics of the 1260s.
By 1287 Gilbert de Clare had cleared the road to Brecon and had begun another castle on his new frontier at Morlais near Merthyr Tydfil.
www.castlewales.com /clare.html   (806 words)

 Clare Kramer
Clare attended Delaware Hayes High School in Delaware, Ohio, the birthplace of President Rutherford B. Hayes.
Clare was on the staff of the school newspaper 'The Talisman'-- http://www.thetalisman.cjb.net/.
Clare's very smart, graduated from NYU in 3 years, with a semester of her Masters, and can best be described as a voracious reader of fiction & non-fiction, siometimes as much as a book a day, she said.
www.tv.com /clare-kramer/person/14769/summary.html   (294 words)

 Clare County, Michigan - InfoMI.com
Clare County is located a little northeast of the middle of Michigan’s lower peninsula.
The rapid growth produced such lawlessness in the lumber camps and even local government that citizens burned down the courthouse in Farwell in 1877 and moved the county seat to Harrison for a fresh start.
Its largest community is Clare, where a diverse economic base consisting of small manufacturing and agriculture continues to develop.
www.multimag.com /county/mi/clare   (252 words)

 Clare, Michigan 48617 - InfoMI
Clare, located in the southern part of Clare County at the junction of US-10 and US-27, is the largest city in the county.
Clare is a favorite stop-over point for sportsmen and fishermen, who visit the area regularly to fish the Tobacco River, (which flows through town), and take advantage of the many other surrounding recreational opportunities.
Clare was founded during the early 1870’s, when the Pere Marquette Railroad built a station here during the lumber boom.
www.infomi.com /city/clare   (158 words)

 St. Clare of Assisi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saint Clare of Assisi (1194-11 Aug 1253) is considered co-founder of the Franciscan Family.
Clare died on August 11, 1253, shortly after receiving a Bull from Pope Innocent IV granting her and her sisters the Privilege of Poverty.
In 1958 Pope Pius XII proclaimed St. Clare the patron saint of television.
www.wtu.edu /franciscan/pages/intro/clare.html   (130 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Clare of Montefalco
Much dispute has existed as to whether St. Clare of Montefalco was a Franciscan or an Augustinian; and while Wadding, with Franciscan biographers of the saint, contends that she was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis, Augustinian writers, whom the Bollandists seem to favour, hold that she belonged to their order.
From her very childhood, St. Clare gave evidence of the exalted sancity to which she was one day to attain, and which made her the recipient of so many signal favours from God.
Upon the death of her older sister in 1295, Clare was chosen to succeed her in the office of abbess of the community at Santa Croce; but it was only in obedience to the command of the Bishop of Spoleto that she could be prevailed upon to accept this new dignity.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04006a.htm   (310 words)

 Poor Clare Nuns - Boston, Massachusetts
This edition of the eight volume Clare Series makes available to the public a selection of resources for further study on Saint Clare and the history of her followers.
"Clare and the Ancren Riwle." The Cord 36 (1986): 202-214; 275-288; 304-312.
Three speakers examine Clare of Assisi and appropriate her life and values for today's seeker of the holy.
www.stanthonyshrine.org /PoorClares/index.html   (604 words)

 The John Clare Society of North America
The John Clare Society of North America is a non-profit literary organization devoted to the study, preservation, and publication of the works of John Clare.
Clare's poetic voice is more fully developed in his later collections of poetry, entitled The Village Minstrel (1821), The Shepherd's Calendar (1827), and The Rural Muse (1835).
Founded in 1997, the John Clare Society of North America is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, literary and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.
www.johnclare.org   (327 words)

 St. Clare's Hospital - Schenectady, New York
Clare's Hospital is a 200 bed acute care community hospital established in 1949 by the Albany Catholic Diocese.
It is located in the City of Schenectady on 19.8 acres of land.
St. Clare's is a major provider of diagnostic, medical, surgical and therapeutic services.
www.stclares.org   (115 words)

 Clare on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Clare is an area laden with prehistoric ruins and ancient Christian sites.
Clare Short La ministre britannique du Développement international Clare Short, qui s'était opposée à la guerre en Irak, a.
Clare Short (G) et Tony Blair en novembre 2002 La ministre chargée du Développement international Clare Short a déclaré di.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/ClareI1re.asp   (586 words)

 St. Clare's, Oxford - independent college - IB, English language courses, Study Abroad
Clare's, Oxford is an independent, international college with the mission of advancing international education and understanding.
Clare's was founded in 1953 bringing together students from Britain and other countries after the Second World War.
Clare's is a registered charity and provides courses for up to 500 students throughout the year, except over Christmas, in the following areas:
www.stclares.ac.uk   (120 words)

 Clare Boat Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Clare M1 and Clare W2 won their respective divisions in the Champs VIII head today.
Clare M3 also rowed a very respectable time considering they were a scratch composite of the third and fourth men.
All the Clare crews racing bumps were out in force today for Pembroke Regatta, a 1.1km side by side race on the reach.
www-boatclub.clare.cam.ac.uk   (794 words)

 Catholic Online - Saints & Angels - St. Clare
Clare was a beautiful Italian noblewoman who became the Foundress of an order of nuns now called "Poor Clares." When she heard St. Francis of Assisi preach, her heart burned with a great desire to imitate Francis and to live a poor humble life for Jesus.
Clare and her sisters wore no shoes, ate no meat, lived in a poor house, and kept silent most of the time.
Clare was sick and suffered great pains for many years, but she said that no pain could trouble her.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=215   (415 words)

 Patron Saints Index: Saint Clare of Assisi
Clare and her cousin Pacifica ran away from her mother's palace during the night.
Everywhere the Franciscans established themselves throughout Europe, there also went the Poor Clares, depending solely on alms, forced to have complete faith on God to provide through people; a lack of land-based revenues was a new idea at the time.
Clare's mother and sisters later joined the order, and there are still thousands of members living lives of prayer in silence.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintc03.htm   (535 words)

 John Clare Society homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The John Clare Society was founded in 1981 to promote a wider and deeper knowledge of this remarkable poet.
John Clare's life spanned one of the great ages of English poetry but, until about fifty years ago, few would have thought of putting his name with those of Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Browning and Tennyson.
His formal education, such as it was, ended when he was eleven years old, but this child of the 'unwearying eye' had a thirst for knowledge and became a model example of the self-taught man. As a poet of rural England he has few rivals.
vzone.virgin.net /linda.curry/jclaresociety.htm   (455 words)

 The de Clare Family
However, like so many of the de Clares before him, Gilbert was a brave and fierce fighter; he loyally supported the king, and fought and died for Edward II at Bannockburn against the Scots in 1314.
This was probably due to the fact that the vast fortune acquired by the de Clare family was now divided between the three sisters, to be spent on a first come, first served spending spree by whoever the King granted permission to marry the daughters.
espite the wealth and importance of the de Clare family in the medieval period, little remains to be seen of the family; certainly the surname no longer remains an especially common one, as the last surviving de Clares were all daughters.
www.castlewales.com /clares.html   (1410 words)

 Clare Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Clare, county maps...
County Clare, The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher
To the north of the county, the rugged Atlantic coast rises nearly 700 feet above the sea in the shape of the Cliffs of Moher.
Clare is an ideal destination for those in search of the outdoors; sea, lake and river fishing, walking and cycling and of course golfing are all popular activities in the county.
www.county-clare.com   (278 words)

 Poor Clare Sisters the Second Order of St. Francis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Poor Clare Sisters in New Orleans made it through the hurricane inside their monastery but have now evacuated to Brenham, Texas.
The Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration begin a new life of prayer and sacrifice in the desert of Arizona.
The Poor Clare Sisters in Spokane, Washington announce that they are now taking Advance donations for their Eucharist book.
www.poorclare.org   (423 words)

 Send flowers for next day flower delivery throughout the UK - Clare Florist, online florist.
You can Skip all navigation and go to the main content on this page or Skip to search our range of flowers or Skip to our list of arrangement styles or Skip to our information links.
Clare Florist is the No.1 online florist for flower delivery throughout the UK with the perfect flowers to send - whatever the occasion.
Send fresh flowers to express your feelings, send flowers to say thank you, or send flowers to let somebody know that you are thinking of them.
www.clareflorist.co.uk   (282 words)

 Clare Caravan Park - The Premier Caravan Park in the Clare Valley Wine Region
They provide help about what to see and do, choices and tips about to where to eat, where galleries, wineries, country pubs, and other places of historical interest are located.
The historic town of Clare is situated among wooded hills of the northern Mt Lofty Ranges at the head of a plateau valley.
Prior to white settlement there were a number of Aboriginal tribes in the region including the Kaurna, the Burkanendi and Nagadjuri.
www.clare-caravan-park.com.au   (395 words)

 The City of Clare
The City of Clare is pleased to announce that Ms.
She has an undergraduate and graduate degree, is a certified Planner, a certified Landscape Design Consultant, and has taught English and Workplace Communications at the university level.
On May 3, voters of the District (the City of Clare, and Grant, Vernon, and Wise Townships) approved an operating millage for the Library.
www.cityofclare.org   (336 words)

 West Clare - One of Ireland's Best Kept Secrets promoted by Kilrush Chamber of Commerce
West Clare is an area of unspoilt beauty wedged between the Shannon Estuary and the thundering Atlantic.
The appeal of West Clare is enhanced by attractions such as the Vandeleur Walled Garden, a local Heritage Trail and the nearby Kilkee Seaside Resort and Kilkee WaterWorld.
Recommended: Frommer's Ireland The Clare Coast is dotted with a variety of seaside resorts, such as Kilrush, Kilkee, Miltown Malbay, Ennistymon and Lahinch that are particularly popular with Irish families.
www.westclare.com   (1296 words)

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