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Classic Readers: The Abominations of Modern Society By T. De Witt Talmage
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The book “The Abominations of Modern Society” explores the abominations or the evil practices prevailing in this modern world. It is a Christian book which explores and talks in great... More > details about the topics of drinking, fashion, blasphemy, gambling, and administrative taxes imposed on the common people. The most striking point that the book eloquently asserts is: The best being that God ever made is a good woman, and the worst that the devil ever made is a bad one. The author has written the book with a view to contribute to the society which he seems is rapidly degenerating. The insight is very deep and highly ingenious. This epub edition of the book can be downloaded on most of the reading devices.< Less
Classic and Modern Dream Recall Techniques By Avraham Saltoun
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Remember your Dreams and Understand them. This illustrated guide covers basic techniques for dream recall, dream journal, dream partner, to modern methods such as using blogs, mp3 players, even... More > twitter. See preview at www.learn-creative-visualization.com< Less
Early Modern Copybook: Easy Classical Version By Julie Shields
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This copybook is designed to be used with the Easy Classical history curriculum, with selections exactly matching the history topics in that curriculum. Selections are formatted in Italics cursive,... More > (GDI), and is suitable for grades 3-6.< Less
Early Modern Copybook: Easy Classical Version By Julie Shields
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This copybook is designed to be used with the Easy Classical history curriculum, with selections exactly matching the history topics in that curriculum. Selections are formatted in Italics cursive,... More > (GDI), and is suitable for grades 3-6.< Less
Charlotte M. Yonge Classics: A Modern Telemachus By Charlotte M. Yonge
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A Modern Telemachus was inspired by The Mariners' Chronicle; it was compiled by a person named Scott early in the last century--a curious book of narratives of maritime adventures, with exceedingly... More > quaint illustrations. Nothing has ever shown me more plainly that truth is stranger than fiction, for all that is most improbable here is the actual fact. The Comte de Bourke was really an Irish Jacobite, naturalised in France, and married to the daughter of the Marquis de Varennes, as well as in high favour with the Marshal Duke of Berwick. In 1719, just when the ambition of Elizabeth Farnese, the second wife of Philip V. of Spain, had involved that country in a war with England, France, and Austria, the Count was transferred from the Spanish Embassy to that of Sweden, and sent for his wife and two elder children to join him at a Spanish port.< Less
The Modern Griselda By Maria Edgeworth
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The Modern Griselda is a novel by Maria Edgeworth from 1804. Patient Griselda is one of a group of historical or legendary dinner-party guests in Caryl Churchill's 1982 play Top Girls. Griselda is a... More > figure from certain folklores whose name is eponymous for patience and obedience. In the tale as written by Giovanni Boccaccio, Griselda marries Gualtieri, the Marquis of Saluzzo. He tests her by declaring that their first child—a daughter—must be put to death, likewise their second child—a son. Griselda obediently gives up both of them without protest, while Gualtieri secretly sends them away to Bologna to be raised rather than killed.< Less
The Harvard Classics Vol 33: Voyages and Travels: Ancient and Modern By Charles W. Eliot, LL.D.
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This classic, originally published in 1909 details the journeys of many famous explorers and their accounts.
Women's Speaking Justified - the 1666 classic by Margaret Fell with modern English By Mark Baker-Wright
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Many today believe that the debate about women's ordination is a modern phenomenon. In truth, Christians have wrestled with this issue for centuries. "Women's Speaking Justified" is a... More > 1666 example of this controversy, as written by Quaker legend Margaret Fell (later the wife of George Fox). The 17th-century English of Fell is a bit off-putting to many, so this version includes a modern English version, placed on opposing pages with the 17th-century text for comparison.< Less
Heath's Modern Language Series: Spanish Short Stories - The Original Classic Edition By Louise Reinhardt
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These Spanish Short Stories are, for the most part, realistic pictures of the manners and customs of modern Spain, written by masters of Spanish prose. All were written in the second half of the... More > nineteenth century or in the first decade of the twentieth,—except the story by Larra, which was written about seventy-five years ago. And all describe recent conditions,—except the tale, partly historical and partly legendary, by Bécquer, which goes back to the invasion of Spain by the French under Napoleon in the early years of the nineteenth century; the story by Larra, which, however, is nearly as true of Castile to-day as it was when written; and Trueba's story, which is partly legendary, partly symbolic, and partly realistic. The stories by Bécquer and Pérez Galdós contain incidents that are supernatural, and those by Fernán Caballero and Alarcón have romantic settings that are highly improbable; but all the stories are, in the main, true to the every-day life of contemporary Spain.< Less
Heath's Modern Language Series: Spanish Short Stories - The Original Classic Edition By Louise Reinhardt
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These Spanish Short Stories are, for the most part, realistic pictures of the manners and customs of modern Spain, written by masters of Spanish prose. All were written in the second half of the... More > nineteenth century or in the first decade of the twentieth,—except the story by Larra, which was written about seventy-five years ago. And all describe recent conditions,—except the tale, partly historical and partly legendary, by Bécquer, which goes back to the invasion of Spain by the French under Napoleon in the early years of the nineteenth century; the story by Larra, which, however, is nearly as true of Castile to-day as it was when written; and Trueba's story, which is partly legendary, partly symbolic, and partly realistic. The stories by Bécquer and Pérez Galdós contain incidents that are supernatural, and those by Fernán Caballero and Alarcón have romantic settings that are highly improbable; but all the stories are, in the main, true to the every-day life of contemporary Spain.< Less