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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
The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1604 By Christopher Marlowe
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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
Tamburlaine the Great -- Part 1 By Christopher Marlowe
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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
Fontainbleau; 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
The Count of Narbonne: A Tragedy, in Five Acts By Robert Jephson
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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 Heiress; a comedy, in five acts By John Burgoyne
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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
Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours (1664) By Robert Boyle
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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: Robert Boyle-Walsingham (March 1736 – October 1780) was an... More > Irish sailor and Member of Parliament.Born Robert Boyle, he was a younger son of Henry Boyle, 1st Earl of Shannon, by his wife Henrietta, daughter of Charles Boyle, 2nd Earl of Burlington. His great-grandfather Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery had married Lady Margaret, daughter of Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk; another daughter Lady Anne married Thomas Walsingham. Robert Boyle eventually succeeded to the estate of the Walsinghams' daughter Elizabeth, Lady Osborne (died 1733), and adopted the name Walsingham.In 1759 he married Charlotte, daughter of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams; she later built Boyle Farm. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Boyle-Walsingham< Less
The Grecian Daughter By Arthur Murphy
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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
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Connecticut 16th Infantry Regiment By John C. Rigdon
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The 16th Connecticut was formed in Hartford County, Connecticut, in July and August 1862. It was mustered into service August 24, 1862 and became part of Mr. Lincoln's Army of the Potomac. Three... More > weeks later the regiment first saw action at the Battle of Antietam, Maryland as part of Burnside's Ninth Army Corps. Having loaded muskets for the first time only the day before the battle, the regiment suffered significant casualties at Antietam. It next saw action at Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862, then at the Siege of Suffolk, Virginia in April/May 1863. In 1864, the 16th Connecticut, then with the 18th Army Corps, was part of the Union garrison at Plymouth, North Carolina, and vigorously defended Plymouth against a Confederate combined land and naval attack April 17-20, 1864 led by General Robert F. Hoke, C.S.A. Outnumbered more than 5 to 1, with no means of escape or opportunity for reinforcements, the Union garrison at Plymouth was surrendered on April 20, 1864 by Brigadier General Henry W. Wessells.< Less
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