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Cars of Legend By Jorge Lucendo
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The origins of the automobile date back to the seventeenth century, specifically to the year 1678, in that year the French Jesuit Ferdinand Verbiest created the first rolling machine, as it was... More > called in his time. Later in 1769 a French engineer named Cugnot created what for many is the beginning of the history of the automobile, although previously in the fifteenth century, and according to some historians there was a German watchmaker, who invented a wooden car that moved like a device of watchmaking of the time. Also some historians afrirman that the inventor and man of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci, had created the first car-mobile of history. In this book Autos de Leyenda, we will review the history of the automobile, from its beginning until the mid-nineteenth century, (1769-1897), we will see the progression of the car through the ages, locomotives land, locomobiles, steam cars, electric vehicles , with wheels of wood, iron, rubber and all the technical advances that were emerging in each era.< Less
The Man of Destiny By George Bernard Shaw
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This is a work of English drama. The Man of Destiny is an 1897 play by George Bernard Shaw. It was published as a part of Plays Pleasant, which also included Arms and the Man, Candida and You Never... More > Can Tell. Shaw titled the volume Plays Pleasant in order to contrast it with his first book of plays, Plays Unpleasant. Applicable Subjects: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815; Italy -- Drama< Less
The Ramsden Estate By John Pateman
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This is the story of the Ramsden area of Orpington, Kent from 1769-2009. The focus is on the development of the Ramsden Estate which began with Council houses in 1956 and continued in the 1960s with... More > flats and maisonettes. After a period of decline in the 1980s and 1990s the Ramsden is experiencing a revival with the demolition of some older housing and the development of new roads and dwellings since 2002.< Less
The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau By Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not... More > published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death, even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places. The Confessions was two distinct works, each part consisting of six books. Books I to VI were written between 1765 and 1767, and published in 1782; books VII to XII were written in 1769-1770, and published in 1789.Rousseau alludes to a planned third part, but this was never completed. Though the book contains factual inaccuracies — particularly, Rousseau's dates are frequently off, and some events are out of order — Rousseau provides an account of the experiences that shaped his personality and ideas. For instance, some parts of his own education are clearly present in his account of ideal education, Emile, or On Education.< Less
To Lay a Ghost By Susan Hocking
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When Sir Silas Fortescue, a wealthy baronet killed in a hunting accident in 1769, meets Julia, the daughter of a present day builder supervising the restoration of Silas’ ancestral home,... More > emotions are awakened within each of them that neither can ignore. Silas is haunted by old memories previously long forgotten, Julia by something she cannot explain. Inevitably, inextricably they are drawn to each other, until a tragic twist of history seems certain to repeat itself and Silas is faced with the most terrible dilemma. This is the tale of a family tragedy, a mystery and a love story that spans more than 250 years.< Less
To Lay a Ghost By Susan Hocking
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When Sir Silas Fortescue, a wealthy baronet killed in a hunting accident in 1769, meets Julia, the daughter of a present day builder supervising the restoration of Silas’ ancestral home,... More > emotions are awakened within each of them that neither can ignore. Silas is haunted by old memories previously long forgotten, Julia by something she cannot explain. Inevitably, inextricably they are drawn to each other, until a tragic twist of history seems certain to repeat itself and Silas is faced with the most terrible dilemma. This is the tale of a family tragedy, a mystery and a love story that spans more than 250 years.< Less
Diderot's Dream By Walter Noetico
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FOREWORD By means of honouring the memory of Denis Diderot on the occasion of the third centenary of his birth in 2013, I wished to present this novel, as if this was his unpublished manuscript... More > which was discovered today, accompanied by a letter sent to his beloved Sophie Volland, wherein Diderot retells his dream. The letter is dated Paris, 20th September 1769, few days after Diderot actually wrote his work entitled: "The Dream of d'Alembert". With this imaginary literary discovery, I desired to bring back to life the contemporaneity of the eternal universality of thought of the great philosopher. Walter Noetico< Less
Diderot's Dream By Walter Noetico
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By means of honouring the memory of Denis Diderot on the occasion of the third centenary of his birth in 2013, I wished to present this short novel, as if this was his unpublished manuscript which... More > was discovered today, accompanied by a letter sent to his beloved Sophie Volland, wherein Diderot retells his dream. The letter is dated Paris, 20th September 1769, few days after Diderot actually wrote his work entitled: "The Dream of d'Alembert". With this imaginary literary discovery, I desired to bring back to life the contemporaneity of the eternal universality of thought of the great philosopher. Walter Noetico< Less
Life of Jonathan Edwards By Samuel Miller, D.D.
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Samuel Miller (1769-1850) was born near Dover, Delaware. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1789 and completed his theological studies at Dickinson College with Charles Nisbet. He... More > was ordained in 1793 and served as a Presbyterian minister until 1813 when he was appointed professor of ecclesiastical history and church government at Princeton Theological Seminary. He authored several works including "An Essay on the Warrant, Nature, and Duties, of the Office of the Ruling Elder in the Presbyterian Church" and "Thoughts on Public Prayer". His biography on Jonathan Edwards was first published for Jared Sparks' American Biography series in 1837.< Less
English-Arabic King James Holy Bible By Devoted Friends of God
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This is a side-by-side two-column English-Arabic illustrated version of the Holy Bible's New Testament. The Arabic translation is the Van Dyke version from 1865, and the English translation is the... More > Authorized King James version originally from 1611 and includes the typographical fixes from the 1769 version. It is illustrated with the engravings of Gustave Doré, scanned from the original sources and cleaned up digitally in Adobe Photoshop. Only the New Testament is presented; the Old Testament and right-side-binding Arabic-English versions will be available separately.< Less

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