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Oera Linda By Wiliam R. Sandbach
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The Oera Linda Book, known in Frisian as Thet Oera Linda Bok, came to light in 1867 when Cornelis Over de Linden (1811–1874) handed the manuscript, claimed to have been kept in the Over de... More > Linden family for generations, over to Eelco Verwijs (1830–1880), the provincial librarian of Friesland, for translation and publication. Verwijs rejected the manuscript, but in 1872 Dr. Jan Gerhardus Ottema (1804–1879), a prominent member of the Frisian Society for History and Culture, published a Dutch translation. The book was subsequently translated into English by William Sandbach in 1876, and published by Trübner & Co. of London.< Less
Around the World In 80 Days By Jules Verne
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Around the World in 80 Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to... More > circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (the approximate equivalent of £2 million in 2016) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works. The story starts in London on Tuesday, 1 October, 1872. Phileas Fogg is a rich British gentleman living in solitude. Despite his wealth, Fogg lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision. Very little can be said about his social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. Having dismissed his former valet, James Forster, for bringing him shaving water at 84 °F (29 °C) instead of 86 °F (30 °C), Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout as a replacement.< Less
Bob Barton By Tony Bowden
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Times are hard in South Devon and many of the farmers are facing bankruptcy. For Bob Barton a carpenter, this means very little work. With a wife and seven children to support times are desperate. On... More > hearing of the massive amount of building work going on north of London, as London along with the railways expands, Bob suggests to his wife that the family should move to North London and take advantage of the high wages. Harriet, Bob's wife, refuses to go and they eventually agree that Bob should go alone and send money home each week. However three of their daughters are keen to go with him. Bob insists that he will only be gone for six or seven months, by which time things should have improved. Harriet makes it plain that she doubts if he will be back so quick. For if the girls find good jobs and prospective husbands, then they are not likely to want to return. In May 1872 Bob, together with his three daughters set out for London to embark on an adventure that will change all their lives forever.< Less
Quick Guide: Around the World In Eighty Days By College Guide World
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The story starts in London on October 2, 1872. Phileas Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, which is... More > £40,000 (equal to £2,648,577 today), Mr Fogg, whose countenance is described as "repose in action", lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision. Very little can be said about Mr. Fogg's social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. Having dismissed his former valet, James Foster, for bringing him shaving water at 84 °F (29 °C) instead of 86 °F (30 °C), Mr Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout, who is about 30 years old, as a replacement.< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jules Verne
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The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman living in solitude. Despite his wealth, Fogg lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical... More > precision. Very little can be said about his social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. Having dismissed his former valet, James Foster, for bringing him shaving water at 84 °F (29 °C) instead of 86 °F (30 °C), Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout as a replacement. At the Reform Club, Fogg gets involved in an argument over an article in The Daily Telegraph stating that with the opening of a new railway section in India, it is now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. He accepts a wager for £20,000 from his fellow club members, which he will receive if he makes it around the world in 80 days...< Less
A Man's Life By Arthur Adams
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Arthur Henry Adams (1872-1936) was a journalist and author. His works include: Maoriland, and Other Verses (1899), Tussock Land (1904), The New Chum (1909), Galahad Jones (1910), The Collected... More > Verses of Arthur H. Adams (1913), Mrs. Pretty and the Premier (1914), Double Bed Dialogues (1915), Australian Nursery Rimes (as editor) (1917), The Australians (1920) and A Man's Life (1929). Excerpt: In this case, a fatal accident in a London street, there was nothing to be done. No hope at all...a cracked skull. The resident surgeon had looked at him, and passed on to his other duties. A matter of routine. The police must be called for identification. A cracked skull. Street accident. A hopeless case, was the resident's report.< Less
Shout Out With Joy!: Based On R. Vaughan Williams' Motet "O Clap Your Hands" (Parts) By Fr. Robert Anello, MSA
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R. Vaughan Williams' motet "O Clap Your Hands" is a lively, bright choral rendition of Psalm 47 (KJV). "Shout Out With Joy!" captures that motet's enthusiasm in a concert band... More > arrangement. Note: This version of the "Shout Out With Joy!" parts is a PDF of 8-1/2 x 11 sheets that you will need to print, tape, and copy yourself. To purchase a full set of pre-printed parts, go to: http://robertanello.wix.com/robertanellomusic. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) arranged by Robert L Anello. Public domain in the USA. Copyright 2005 Robert L Anello in the USA only. For all territories outside the USA © 1920, 2005 Stainer & Bell Ltd, 23 Gruneisen Road, London N3 1DZ. www.stainer.co.uk. Used by permission. All rights reserved.< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jules Verne
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Mysterious Phileas Fogg is a cool customer. A man of the most repetitious and punctual habit – with no apparent sense of adventure whatsoever – he gambles his considerable fortune that he... More > can complete a journey around the world in just 80 days… immediately after a newspaper calculates the feat as just barely possible…This is an adventure novel of the first water, with wholly unexpected perils, hair-breadth escapes, brilliant solutions to insoluble problems, and even a love story. And can this be? – That he returns to London just five minutes too late to win his wager and retain his fortune? The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, which is £40,000 (roughly £3,020,000 today), Fogg, whose countenance is described as "repose in action", lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision..< Less
Around the World in 80 Days By Jules Verne
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Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet... More > Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to £1,324,289 today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works. Fogg gets involved in an argument over an article in The Morning Chronicle, stating that with the opening of a new railway section in India, it is now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. He accepts a wager for £20,000 from his fellow club members, which he will receive if he makes it around the world in 80 days. Accompanied by Monsieur Passepartout, he leaves London by train at 8:45 P.M. on October 2, 1872, and thus is due back at the Reform Club at the same time 80 days later, on December 21.< Less
Around the World In Eighty Days By Jules Verne
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The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, Fogg lives a... More > modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision. Very little can be said about his social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. Later on that day, in the Reform Club, Fogg gets involved in an argument over an article in The Daily Telegraph, stating that with the opening of a new railway section in India, it is now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. He accepts a large wager from his fellow club members, which he will receive if he makes it around the world in 80 days. During the trip, they come across a procession in which a young Indian woman, Aouda, is to be sacrificed by the process of suttee the next day by Brahmins. Since the young woman is drugged and is obviously not going voluntarily, the travellers decide to rescue her...< Less