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She Stoops to Conquer By Oliver Goldsmith
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She Stoops to Conquer is a comedy by Anglo-Irish[1] author Oliver Goldsmith that was first performed in London in 1773. The play is a favourite for study by English literature and theatre classes in... More > Britain and the United States. It is one of the few plays from the 18th century to have an enduring appeal, and is still regularly performed today. It has been adapted into a film several times, including in 1914 and 1923. Initially the play was titled Mistakes of a Night, and indeed, the events within the play take place in one long night. In 1778 John O'Keeffe wrote a loose sequel, Tony Lumpkin in Town.< Less
Eit hjørne på jorda / A corner of the Earth By Hadaa Sendoo
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Sendoo Hadaa (f. 1961) er ein internajonalt kjend poet og omsetjar frå Mongolia. Sidan 1989 har han gitt ut 15 diktsamlingar. I 2006 grunnla han World Poetry Almanac, som han framleis er... More > redaktør for. Han er prisbelønna for dikta sine i ei rekkje land, også i Mongolia. Han har påverka poesien i mange land og er omsett til 40 språk. Sendoo Hadaa har undervist ved Mongolian National University. Han bur og arbeider i Ulaanbaatar, hovudstaden i Mongolia. Jostein Sæbøe (b. 1942, Norway) reviewer, journalist and translator, studied languages and literature at Bergen University. He has been teaching at Molde Secondary School (1971-2005). He has translated poetry by Macedonian, Irish, British, Dutch and Flemish poets into Norwegian. He lives in Oslo.< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 1 avec notes et commentaires, comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 11 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
Les voyages de Gulliver [French] By Jonathan Swift
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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: Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an... More > Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.Swift is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity and A Tale of a Tub. He is regarded by the Encyclopædia Britannica as the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry. He originally published all of his works under pseudonyms – such as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, Drapier's Letters as MB Drapier – or anonymously. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Swift< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 2 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 4 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
Rebilius Cruso: Robinson Crusoe, in Latin; a book to lighten tedium to a learner [Latin] By Daniel Defoe
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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: Francis William Newman (27 June 1805 – 4 October 1897), the... More > younger brother of Cardinal Newman, was an English scholar and miscellaneous writer.Born in London, Newman and his brother were both educated at Ealing, and subsequently at Oxford, where he had a distinguished career, obtaining a double first class in 1826. He was elected fellow of Balliol in the same year. In 1827 he went to Delgany, co. Wicklow, where for a year he tutored the sons of Edward Pennefather and fell under the influence of Pennefather's brother-in-law, the Rev John Nelson Darby, one of the nascent group of Plymouth Brethren, who he describes in Phases of Faith as "the Irish Clergyman". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_William_Newman< Less
Keltische Mythen en Legenden [Dutch] By T. W. (Thomas William) Rolleston
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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: Thomas William Hazen Rolleston (1857–1920) was an Irish... More > writer, literary figure and translator, known as a poet but publishing over a wide range of literary and political topics. He lived at various times in Killiney in South Dublin, Germany, London and County Wicklow; settling finally in 1908 in Hampstead, London, where he died. His Killiney home, called Secrora, subsequently became the home of tennis player Joshua Pim.He was born in Glasshouse, Shinrone, County Offaly, the son of a judge. He was educated at St Columba's College, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin. After a time in Germany he founded the Dublin University Review in 1885; he published Poems and Ballads of Young Ireland (1888), and a Life of Lessing (1889). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._W._Rolleston< Less
Kullankaivajat ja indiaanit: Kertomus Pohjois-Meksikosta [Finnish] By Mayne Reid
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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: Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a... More > Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.Reid was born in Ballyroney, a small hamlet near Katesbridge, County Down, in the north of Ireland, the son of Rev. Thomas Mayne Reid Sr., who was a senior clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. His father wanted him to become a Presbyterian minister, so in September 1834 he enrolled at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mayne_Reid< Less