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Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift By Jonathan Swift J. Daly(commentary)
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J.B. Daly was a 19th Century Irish nationalist who ended up in Jail more than once for his nationalist views. It's not surprising he was attracted to Jonathan Swift, both viewing to change the Irish... More > Government in Their way, Swift towards a more religious or societal view, Daly in a more Radical way. This is a Collection of Swifts works, on Which J.B. Daly comments upon throughout the Book.< Less
Ireland in the Days of Dean Swift By Jonathan Swift J. Daly(commentary)
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J.B. Daly was a 19th Century Irish nationalist who ended up in Jail more than once for his nationalist views. It's not surprising he was attracted to Jonathan Swift, both viewing to change the Irish... More > Government in Their way, Swift towards a more religious or societal view, Daly in a more Radical way. This is a Collection of Swifts works, on Which J.B. Daly comments upon throughout the Book.< Less
Jocelyn By Elizabeth Jayne
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Danger and forbidden romance … England, 1688: Imperious and handsome, Sir Gaden Brehnt is on a mission to overthrow King James. Brehnt has made many enemies by joining sides with the usurper.... More > Enemies that now threaten the lives and safety of those he cares about. Jocelyn Chambers is beautiful, stubborn and fiercely independent. She has her life planned out before her, and her plans do not include losing her freedom to the dictates of a husband. But when she tries to save her friend from a disastrous betrothal, she comes face to face with a man who turns her ordered world upside down. Thrown together when she becomes an unwilling pawn in Sir Gaden’s mission, Jocelyn resists his arrogant authority as she is drawn deeper into his dangerous world. But she soon finds she has another battle to contend with – her traitorous heart as she becomes irresistibly drawn to this dark-haired knight. Everything is at risk: her life, her reputation, and, above all, her heart.< Less
Sganarelle By Moliere Moliere
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A farce in one act
Sganarelle By Moliere Moliere
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A farce in one act
The History of the South Church in Andover Massachusetts By Julie Pike
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This year, 2011, South Church in Andover, Massachusetts, United Church of Christ, is celebrating its 300th Anniversary. This is an important reason to update and document our history for this... More > celebration and also for the future generations to come.< Less
The Works of Aphra Behn Volume V By Aphra Behn
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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: Aphra Behn (/ˈæfrə bɛn/;[a] 14 December... More > 1640? – 16 April 1689) was a British playwright, poet, translator and fiction writer from the Restoration era. As one of the first English women to earn her living by her writing, she broke cultural barriers and served as a literary role model for later generations of women authors. Rising from obscurity, she came to the notice of Charles II, who employed her as a spy in Antwerp. Upon her return to London and a probable brief stay in debtors' prison, she began writing for the stage. She belonged to a coterie of poets and famous libertines such as John Wilmot, Lord Rochester. She wrote under the pastoral pseudonym Astrea. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aphra_Behn< Less
The Town Records of Marshfield during the time of Plymouth Colony, 1620-1692 By Jeremy Bangs
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The book presents an integral transcription of the earliest records of Marshfield, Massachusetts, in the time of Plymouth Colony (1620-1692). Additionally, the documentary entries are summarized in... More > chronological order, which gives an overview of Marshfield's history; and the book includes an every-name index.< Less
A Modest Proposal By Jonathan Swift
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The Modest proposal was Swifts attempt at an idea to help the state create a system to deal with impoverished Children i Ireland, but was void of any ideology of freedom for poor parents to choose... More > how to deal with their own kids. Free thinking was a new idea in Ireland at this time, and this proposal seemed to envelope only the idea of what was good for Ireland, and not the individual.< Less
A Tale of a Tub (Prose Vol.1) By Jonathan Swift
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Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745) Born in Dublin Ireland, was was an Anglo – Irish satirist, and Essayist. He wrote many Letters and Essays to people in high Society in Ireland. The Irish... More > Tracts include the most prevalent of these Essays and Letters. Born in Dublin, Swift was well connected to upper society and literary circles through family ties. His Grandmother was married to Sir Erasmus Dryden, Grandfather to the Poet John Dryden. His Cousin was married to Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1702 Swift got his Doctorate of Divinity from Trinity college in Dublin. It was during this time on visits to England that he published A Tale of a Tub and Battle of the Books. He had a mysterious relationship with a woman named Ester Johnson, nicknamed Stella. Swift spent another twenty years in England as a Political adviser, returning home to Ireland in 1720. He spent the rest of his days “Pampleting” for noble causes in his home country, writing the Drapier's Letters, and other prose works. He died of an eye infection in 1745.< Less

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