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Architectural Antiquities of Normandy By Dawson Turner
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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: Dawson Turner FRS (18 October 1775 – 21 June 1858) was an... More > English banker, botanist and antiquary.Turner was the son of James Turner, head of the Gurney and Turner's Yarmouth Bank and Elizabeth Cotman, the only daughter of the mayor of Yarmouth, John Cotman. He was educated at North Walsham Grammar School (now Paston College), Norfolk and at Barton Bendish as a pupil of the botanist Robert Forby. He then went up to Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he left without a degree due to his father's terminal illness. In 1796 he joined his father's bank.He became interested in botany and published a number of books. In December 1802 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawson_Turner< Less
A Selection from the Lyrical Poems of Robert Herrick By Robert Herrick
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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 Turner Palgrave (28 September 1824 – 24 October... More > 1897) was a British critic, anthologist and poet.He was born at Great Yarmouth, the eldest son of Sir Francis Palgrave, the historian and his wife Elizabeth Turner, daughter of the banker Dawson Turner. His brothers were William Gifford Palgrave, Inglis Palgrave and Reginald Palgrave. His childhood was spent at Yarmouth and at his father's house in Hampstead. At fourteen he was sent as a day-boy to Charterhouse; and in 1843, having in the meanwhile travelled extensively in Italy and other parts of the continent, he won a scholarship at Balliol College, Oxford. In 1846 he interrupted his university career to serve as assistant private secretary to Gladstone, but returned, to Oxford the next year, and took a first class in Literae Humaniores. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Turner_Palgrave< Less
The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson : Volume I (Illustrated) By Harriette Wilson
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The Duke of Wellington, the Marquis of Worcester, Lord Alvanley, "Poodle" Byng, Beau Brummell, "King" Allen, Lord Yarmouth (Thackeray's Marquis of Steyne), and the third Duke of... More > Leinster, were among the numerous men of rank and fashion who came to Harriette's house, and what is really valuable in her book is the almost photographic fidelity with which she reproduces the conversations and traits of her visitors. She observed the men of her "salon" as only a clever woman can, and, because of this, the Memoirs are lifted from worthlessness and form a most interesting addition to the society chronicles of the time. Sir Walter Scott in his Journal, December 9, 1825, writes as follows about the Memoirs and Harriette:< Less
The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson : Volume II (Illustrated) By Harriette Wilson
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The Duke of Wellington, the Marquis of Worcester, Lord Alvanley, "Poodle" Byng, Beau Brummell, "King" Allen, Lord Yarmouth (Thackeray's Marquis of Steyne), and the third Duke of... More > Leinster, were among the numerous men of rank and fashion who came to Harriette's house, and what is really valuable in her book is the almost photographic fidelity with which she reproduces the conversations and traits of her visitors. She observed the men of her "salon" as only a clever woman can, and, because of this, the Memoirs are lifted from worthlessness and form a most interesting addition to the society chronicles of the time. Sir Walter Scott in his Journal, December 9, 1825, writes as follows about the Memoirs and Harriette:< Less
It's Not Just About Rain By A. L. Smith
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Eddie Stormbart had a winning idea and he created a huge cloud machine that had a rain-making capacity four times that of current models and he called it ‘Cloudtanic’. In Scarborough the... More > town council hired a drizzle to quell any trouble from agitated holidaymakers. Oban’s ‘Fresh Food Gathering’ was saved by fresh water deliveries and watercress was the main beneficiary. Great Yarmouth’s ‘slot machines’ provided a jackpot shower. The Cloud Museum in deeper Salford is a revelation. Crime extends to all sectors of society and the world of weather is no exception. Two amorous undergraduates completed work experience aboard cloud machines. A honeymoon cruise onboard a cloud machine was a dream come true for an American couple. You can enjoy all this stuff without getting wet, but it would still be advisable to have an umbrella handy – better to be safe rather than drenched!< Less
It's not just about rain By A. L. Smith
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Weather solutions know no boundaries as this book will demonstrate. Eddie Stormbart had a winning idea and he created a huge cloud machine that had a rain-making capacity four times that of current... More > models and he called it ‘Cloudtanic’. In Scarborough the town council hired a drizzle to quell any trouble from agitated holidaymakers. Oban’s ‘Fresh Food Gathering’ was saved by fresh water deliveries and watercress was the main beneficiary. Great Yarmouth’s ‘slot machines’ provided a jackpot shower. The Cloud Museum in deeper Salford is a revelation. Crime extends to all sectors of society and the world of weather is no exception. Two amorous undergraduates completed work experience aboard cloud machines. A honeymoon cruise onboard a cloud machine was a dream come true for an American couple. You can enjoy all this stuff without getting wet, but it would still be advisable to have an umbrella handy – better to be safe rather than drenched!< Less
The Ghostman By Maxwell Grantly
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Jamie Summers works in the Great Yarmouth area as a mentalist, performing magic tricks and various mind routines with a psychological edge. To his friends he is simply known as Jamie but to his... More > audiences he is known by his stage name: Doctor Logic. However, Jamie has a third and more sinister name: The Ghostman. In the role of The Ghostman, he often finds himself in very difficult and scary situations. This collection of short stories takes the form of four different ghost stories, written for both adults and older children. These four tales will thrill and scare you as you read through but, afterwards, you will be left with a smile on your face and a keenness to explore further ghoulish adventures of Jamie Summers: The Ghostman.< Less
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
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The story traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David was born in Blunderston near Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk, England in 1820. David's father had died six months before he was... More > born, and seven years later, his mother re-marries Mr. Edward Murdstone. David is given good reason to dislike his stepfather and has similar feelings for Mr Murdstone's sister Jane, who moves into the house soon afterwards. Mr Murdstone thrashes David for falling behind with his studies. Following one of these thrashings, David bites him and soon afterward is sent away to a boarding school, Salem House, with a ruthless headmaster, Mr. Creakle. Here he befriends James Steerforth and Tommy Traddles, both of whom become significant later on in the novel.< Less
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
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The story traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David was born in Blunderstone, Suffolk, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, in 1820, six months after the death of his... More > father. David spends his early years with his mother and their housekeeper, Peggotty. When he is seven years old, his mother re-marries Edward Murdstone. David is given good reason to dislike his stepfather and has similar feelings for Murdstone's sister Jane, who moves into the house soon afterwards. Murdstone attempts to thrash David for falling behind in his studies. David bites him and soon afterwards is sent away to a boarding school, Salem House, with a ruthless headmaster, Mr. Creakle. There he befriends James Steerforth and Tommy Traddles ...< Less
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