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The Little Quaker; or, the Triumph of Virtue. A Tale for the Instruction of Youth By Susanna Moodie
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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: Susanna Moodie (born Strickland; 6 December 1803 – 8 April... More > 1885) was an English-born Canadian author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at the time.Susanna Moodie was born in Bungay, on the River Waveney in Suffolk. She was the younger sister of a family of writers, including Agnes Strickland, Jane Margaret Strickland and Catharine Parr Traill. She wrote her first children's book in 1822, and published other children's stories in London, including books about Spartacus and Jugurtha. In London she was also involved in the Anti-Slavery Society, transcribing the narrative of the former Caribbean slave Mary Prince. On 4 April 1831, she married John Moodie, a retired officer who had served in the Napoleonic Wars. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susanna_Moodie< Less
Beatrix By Honore de Balzac
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Beatrix Tóth (born March 10, 1967 in Szabadszállás) is a former Hungarian handball player who was member of the Hungarian team, that won the bronze medal on the 1996 Summer... More > Olympics. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrix_T%C3%B3th Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Katherine Prescott Wormeley (January 14, 1830 – August 4, 1908) was an American nurse in the Civil War, author, editor, and translator of French language literary works. Her first name is frequently spelled as "Katharine".Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the daughter of a naval officer, Katherine Prescott Wormeley emigrated to the United States at a young age.During the American Civil War, she, with noted landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and the Rev. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Prescott_Wormeley< Less
Sons of the Soil By Honore de Balzac
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Sons of the Soil (Danish: Borgslægtens historie, Icelandic: Saga Borgarættarinnar) is a Danish film directed and shot by Gunnar Sommerfeldt in Iceland in 1919, based on the novel by... More > Gunnar Gunnarsson. It was released in 1921. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sons_of_the_Soil Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Katherine Prescott Wormeley (January 14, 1830 – August 4, 1908) was an American nurse in the Civil War, author, editor, and translator of French language literary works. Her first name is frequently spelled as "Katharine".Born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the daughter of a naval officer, Katherine Prescott Wormeley emigrated to the United States at a young age.During the American Civil War, she, with noted landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and the Rev. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Prescott_Wormeley< Less
Facing up to Reality By David Goyder
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An excellent contribution to the science vs religion debate, although written before the current polemic espoused by Dawkins et al. A must-read if you want to get a balanced viewpoint.The author,... More > David Goyder, explores the nature of reality and what is truth, and finds that it takes him into the heart of the Christian faith. It is a very clear, concise and stimulating read, even if you are non-religious. David Goyder entered the Civil Service immediately before the war, in which he served with the R.A.F. mainly in the Western Desert and in Greece. In later years he resigned from the Civil Service in order to do something practical. Buying a piece of land in a remote corner of Suffolk, he set to work to build, on his own, a rather large house, learning each trade as he went along — often with the help of library books. A life-long Anglican with a lively interest in theology, he planned this book during the solitary months spent in brick-laying.< Less
The Castle of Andalusia: A Comic Opera, in Three Acts By John O'Keeffe
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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: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
Kemps Nine Daies Wonder: Performed in a Daunce from London to Norwich By William, active 1600 Kemp
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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: Alexander Dyce (30 June 1798 – 15 May 1869) was a Scottish... More > dramatic editor and literary historian.He was born in Edinburgh and received his early education at the high school there, before becoming a student at Exeter College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1819. He took holy orders, and became a curate at Lantegloss, in Cornwall, and subsequently at Nayland, in Suffolk; in 1827 he settled in London.His first books were Select Translations from Quintus Smyrnaeus (1821), an edition of Collins (1827), and Specimens of British Poetesses (1825). He issued annotated editions of George Peele, Robert Greene, John Webster, Thomas Middleton, Marlowe, and Beaumont and Fletcher, with lives of the authors and much illustrative matter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Dyce< Less
Dick and Fitzgerald Catalog (1866) By Edward FitzGerald
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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: Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 – 14 June 1883) was an... More > English poet and writer, best known as the poet of the first and most famous English translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The writing of his name as both FitzGerald and Fitzgerald is seen. The use here of FitzGerald conforms with that of his own publications, anthologies such as Quiller-Couch's Oxford Book of English Verse, and most reference books up until about the 1960s.Edward FitzGerald was born Edward Purcell at Bredfield House in Bredfield, around 2 miles north of Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, in 1809. In 1818, his father, John Purcell, assumed the name and arms of his wife's family, the FitzGeralds.This name change occurred shortly after FitzGerald's mother inherited her second fortune. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_FitzGerald_(poet)< Less
Inkle and Yarico: An opera, in three acts By George Colman
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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: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
A Bold Stroke for a Husband A Comedy in Five Acts By Hannah Cowley
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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: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
The Unseen World: And Other Essays By John Fiske
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John Fiske was born Edmund Fiske Green at Hartford, Connecticut, March 30, 1842. He was the only child of Edmund Brewster Green, of Smyrna, Delaware, and Mary Fiske Bound, of Middletown, Connecticut.... More > His father was editor of newspapers in Hartford, New York City, and Panama, where he died in 1852, and his widow married Edwin W. Stoughton, of New York, in 1855. On the second marriage of his mother, Edmund Fiske Green assumed the name of his maternal great-grandfather, John Fiske. As a child, Fiske exhibited remarkable precocity. He lived at Middletown during childhood, until he entered Harvard. He graduated from Harvard College in 1863 and from Harvard Law School in 1865. He had already admitted to the Suffolk bar in 1864, but never practised law. His career as author began in 1861, with an article on “Mr. Buckle's Fallacies” published in the National Quarterly Review. After that, he was a frequent contributor to American and British periodicals.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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