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The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Orczy
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The Scarlet Pimpernel is set in 1792, during the early stages of the French Revolution. Marguerite St. Just, a beautiful French actress, is the wife of wealthy English fop Sir Percy Blakeney, a... More > baronet. Before their marriage, Marguerite took revenge upon the Marquis de St. Cyr, who had ordered her brother to be beaten for his romantic interest in the Marquis' daughter, with the unintended consequence of the Marquis and his sons being sent to the guillotine. When Percy found out, he became estranged from his wife. Marguerite, for her part, became disillusioned with Percy's shallow, dandyish lifestyle.< Less
The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Orczy
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The Scarlet Pimpernel is set in 1792, during the early stages of the French Revolution. Marguerite St. Just, a beautiful French actress, is the wife of wealthy English fop Sir Percy Blakeney, a... More > baronet. Before their marriage, Marguerite took revenge upon the Marquis de St. Cyr, who had ordered her brother to be beaten for his romantic interest in the Marquis' daughter, with the unintended consequence of the Marquis and his sons being sent to the guillotine. When Percy found out, he became estranged from his wife. Marguerite, for her part, became disillusioned with Percy's shallow, dandyish lifestyle.< Less
The Swiss Guard By Charlie Evans
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From the 15th century to the present, the Swiss Guard has maintained a reputation for discipline and steadiness in both peacetime service and foreign campaigning as personal guards of the kings of... More > France and bodyguards protecting the Pope in Rome. Over those centuries, many young Swiss men, who were a part of the Swiss Guard, have lost their lives performing their duty. This story is one of those tragic occurrences in history as two brothers, Daniel and Martin, along with nine hundred other Swiss Guards, have been charged to protect the King of France. The date is August 10, 1792, the beginning of the French Revolution. For most of the brave young men, it is the end. But for very few, it's a long road home.< Less
Quick Guide: Sense and Sensibility By College Guide World
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A work of romantic fiction, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England in 1792 through 1797, and portrays the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, daughters of their... More > father Henry's second wife, Mrs. Dashwood. The sisters are starkly different from each other; Elinor is the epitome of prudence and self-control while Marianne embodies emotion and enthusiasm. Elinor, Marianne, and their younger sister, Margaret, are left in reduced circumstances when their father dies and his estate is passed onto their half-brother, John. The novel follows the young ladies to their new home, a meager cottage on a distant relative's property, where they experience love, romance and heartbreak.< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1830 By Hon. William Wirt
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William Wirt. b.1772- d.1834. Admitted to the Virginia Bar, 1792. The Hon. Mr. Wirt, was privately educated as a Lawyer, and served as U.S. Attorney General, 1817-1829. Mr. Wirt’s exposition... More > of the necrotizing effect of political deceptions, which he no doubt encountered during his long tenure as U.S. Attorney General, to Rutgers College students of 1830 he exposes the "Secret and Dark Designs" of corrupt and ambitious leaders, who by their actions destroy the liberty of the people. He later commends his Rutgers proteges' to seek becoming virtuous officers, and genuine patriots for the sake of their generation, and their children.< Less
Rutgers Political Discourse 1830 By Hon. William Wirt
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William Wirt. b.1772- d.1834. Admitted to the Virginia Bar, 1792. The Hon. Mr. Wirt, was privately educated as a Lawyer, and served as U.S. Attorney General, 1817-1829. Mr. Wirt’s exposition... More > of the necrotizing effect of political deceptions, which he no doubt encountered during his long tenure as U.S. Attorney General, to Rutgers College students of 1830 he exposes the "Secret and Dark Designs" of corrupt and ambitious leaders, who by their actions destroy the liberty of the people. He later commends his Rutgers proteges' to seek becoming virtuous officers, and genuine patriots for the sake of their generation, and their children.< Less
A Guide to Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry By Raja’s Academy
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Among the English Romantic poets, Percy Bysshe Shelley stands as a highly distinct and venerable figure; his poems have given an undeniable flavour to the world of poetry; his revolutionary views on... More > the orthodox society and his opinion about the inconsistency in everything around us makes him a very special poet. The mention of romantic period of English poetry remains incomplete without mentioning his name. Shelly was born on 4 August 1792l; he was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. ISBN: 978-1-105-07385-4< Less
Isaiah Parlett (Black & White) By Jerry Rees
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Isaiah Parlett (William, William, Martin) was born in 1792, Lower Back River, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA, died December 16, 1856, Wills Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, USA. He was a veteran of... More > the War of 1812 with his brothers Moses and Thomas. He married Anne Wicks Steel April 17, 1817, Ohio County, Virginia, USA. She was born September 13, 1803, Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA, died May 1, 1884, Wills Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, USA. She is the daughter of John and Nancy Steel.< Less
La vie de Rossini, tome II [French] By Stendhal
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
Sinks of London Laid Open A Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated, to Which is Added a Modern Flash Dictionary Containing all the Cant Words, Slang Terms, and Flash Phrases Now in Vogue, with a List of the Sixty Orders of Prime Coves By Unknown
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Cruikshank (27 September 1792 – 1 February 1878) was... More > a British caricaturist and book illustrator, praised as the "modern Hogarth" during his life. His book illustrations for his friend Charles Dickens, and many other authors, reached an international audience.Cruikshank was born in London. His father, Isaac Cruikshank, was one of the leading caricaturists of the late 1790s and Cruikshank started his career as his father's apprentice and assistant.His older brother, Isaac Robert, also followed in the family business as a caricaturist and illustrator. Cruikshank's early work was caricature; but in 1823, at the age of 31, he started to focus on book illustration. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cruikshank< Less

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