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John Gay Series: The Beggar's Opera By John Gay
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The Beggar's Opera is a ballad opera in three acts written in 1728 by John Gay with music arranged by Johann Christoph Pepusch. It is one of the watershed plays in Augustan drama and is the only... More > example of the once thriving genre of satirical ballad opera to remain popular today. Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece are set to popular broadsheet ballads, opera arias, church hymns and folk tunes of the time. The Beggar's Opera premiered at the Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre on 29 January 1728 and ran for 62 consecutive performances, the longest run in theatre history up to that time. The work became Gay's greatest success and has been played ever since.< Less
Ebenezer Gay Jr's Record of Deaths in his Parish, 1795-1814 By Ebenezer Gay
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Ebenezer Gay, Jr. served as pastor of the first Congregational Church in Suffield Connecticut from 1796 to 1826. He kept a diary of the deaths in the community from 1795 to 1814. The original... More > manuscript (currently stored at the Kent Memorial Library in Suffield) is difficult to read and in fragile condition. A mimeographed copy of a typed transcription of the diary was purchased by the editor from Tuttle Antiquarian Books, in Rutland, Vermont, in 1997. Neither the librarian at the Kent Memorial Library nor the curator at the Suffield Historical Society were aware of the existance of a typed transcription of this diary. It is currently unknown who transcribed the original diary, but it is likely that a woman named Frances Edwards, who dealt with old books and manuscripts may have been the person. The records in this book were copied from the typed transcription of the original document. Extreme care has been taken to reproduce the typed transcription as faithfully as possible.< Less
Pomegranate Stories By Gay Degani
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The title “Pomegranate” is inspired by the classic myth of Demeter, goddess of the grain, and her love for her daughter, Persephone, who is carried off to the Underworld by Hades. Demeter... More > wanders the earth, refusing to let any growing thing prosper until her child is returned. Also find hints in these eight mother/daughter stories by Gay Degani of Medea, Lizzie Borden, and the mom next door.< Less
Trivia: or, The Art of Walking the Streets of London By John Gay
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John Gay's 'Trivia' newly edited from Lintot's 1730 edition. Illustrations by George Cruikshank and a new index to the poem compiled by Ben Borek and Edmund Hardy, in addition to Gay's own index and... More > footnotes. Includes a bonus aquatint.< Less
Back When I Could Fly By Delmas Gay
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This is an autobiography of the life of Delmas Levi Gay (1939-2015) This is a story of love, loss, family and peaches. It is the story of our family.
Fables, Volume One By John Gay
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John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the... More > gossips, the opportunist politicians ... and many animals who know better. Fully illustrated with line drawings by Dandi Palmer.< Less
Digital Marketing 4 U By Gaye Doyle
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This is an easy to follow manual on how to get started with Digital Marketing. Good for students beginning in the subject or adults trying to learn about digital marketing made easy. Written by... More > Gaye Doyle - Dublin - Ireland.< Less
I wanna tell you a story By Trevor Gay
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I wanna tell you a story is a perfect example of the importance of storytelling in the leadership and management of any company. Trevor Gay offers a colorful matrix of stories that can help you... More > better understand the complexities of work and leadership.< Less

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