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The Black Dwarf By Walter Scott
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The Black Dwarf was a satirical radical journal of early 19th century Britain. It was published by Thomas Jonathan Wooler, starting in January 1817 as an eight-page newspaper, then later becoming a... More > 32-page pamphlet. It was priced at 4d a week until the Six Acts brought in by the Government in 1819 to suppress radical unrest forced a price increase to 6d. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Dwarf Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel. She began it soon after she had finished Emma, completing it in August 1816. She died, aged 41, in 1817; Persuasion was published in December that... More > year (but dated 1818). Persuasion is connected with Northanger Abbey not only by the fact that the two books were originally bound up in one volume and published together two years later, but also because both stories are set partly in Bath, a fashionable city with which Jane Austen was well acquainted, having lived there from 1801 to 1805. (From Wikipedia)< Less
The Cossacks By Leo Tolstoy
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Includes an Introduction, Biography of Tolstoy, Plot Summary, Bibliography and Reading Guide Questions. The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy is a short novel about the experiences of Onenin, a young Russian... More > aristocrat, who decides to join the army and finds himself in a Cossack village during the Caucasian War (1817-1864). The novel explores a number of themes that were to become ever more important to Tolstoy as he developed as a writer: the purpose of life and nature of happiness and the truth of primitive rural life contrasted with the sophisticated culture of Russian urbane society. Tolstoy went on to write two of the most famous novels in history: War and Peace and Anna Karenina, but it was in The Cossacks that he started to find his voice as a writer.< Less
A Calm Inquiry Into The Scripture Doctrine Concerning The Person of Christ By Thomas Belsham
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Thomas Belsham (1750-1829) was an influential English Unitarian minister and theologian. In this book Belsham argues at length for his humanitarian unitarian Christology, giving his reading of all... More > the relevant New Testament texts, and interacting with numerous objections and alternative readings. In the final section of the book, Belsham classifies and critically weighs all the major approaches to Christology. This volume ends with a short biographical entry on Belsham from the Dictionary of National Biography. This is an unedited reprint of the second edition of 1817. For other books on the Trinity and the Incarnation, visit trinities.org/books.< Less
A Calm Inquiry Into The Scripture Doctrine Concerning The Person of Christ By Thomas Belsham
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Thomas Belsham (1750-1829) was an influential English Unitarian minister and theologian. In this book Belsham argues at length for his humanitarian unitarian Christology, giving his reading of all... More > the relevant New Testament texts, and interacting with numerous objections and alternative readings. In the final section of the book, Belsham classifies and critically weighs all the major approaches to Christology. This volume ends with a short biographical entry on Belsham from the Dictionary of National Biography. This is an unedited reprint of the second edition of 1817. For other books on the Trinity and the Incarnation, visit trinities.org/books.< Less
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife. The wife’s... More > brother, Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth, had been engaged to Anne in 1806, and now they meet again, both single and unattached, after no contact in more than seven years. This sets the scene for many humorous encounters as well as a second, well-considered chance at love and marriage for Anne in her second "bloom". Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death.< Less
Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen
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Northanger Abbey was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for publication, in 1803. However, it was not published until after her death in 1817, along with another novel of hers,... More > Persuasion. Northanger Abbey is a satire of Gothic novels, which were quite popular at the time, in 1798–99. This coming-of-age story revolves around Catherine Morland, a young and naïve "heroine," who entertains the reader on her journey to a better understanding of the world and those around her. In the course of the novel, she discovers that she differs from those other women who crave wealth or social acceptance, as instead she wishes only to have happiness supported by genuine morality.< Less
Persuasion By Jane Austen
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Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death. The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose... More > family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife. The wife’s brother, Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth, had been engaged to Anne in 1806, and now they meet again, both single and unattached, after no contact in more than seven years. This sets the scene for many humorous encounters as well as a second, well-considered chance at love and marriage for Anne in her second "bloom".< 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
Persuasion Illustrated By Jane Austen
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Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death. The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose... More > family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife. The wife’s brother, Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth, had been engaged to Anne in 1806, and now they meet again, both single and unattached, after no contact in more than seven years. This sets the scene for many humorous encounters as well as a second, well-considered chance at love and marriage for Anne in her second "bloom".< Less

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