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King of the Mountains By Edmond About
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Edmond About was a best-selling author of the last half of the 1800's, in France. This book, The King of the Mountains, by an anonymous translator, is one of his most famous. It is also very good,... More > and very funny, with all that subtle French sarcasm that is done so well by the French. Along with the story, Andrew Lang provided a short Introduction, Edmond About and Greece, Edmund Gosse, the series Editor-In-Chief, wrote a brief Biographical Note, and Octave Uzanne discussed Portraits of Edmond About, that he saw when he visited his widow. Many engravings of the pictures that he saw are included in that chapter, and some of them had never been published before. Another great book by Edmond About is The Man with the Broken Ear, translated by Henry Holt. It is on Elfinspell as well. In both, the emphasis on scientific material as part of the theme and the descriptions is marked, and enjoyable, to boot.< Less
The King Of The Mountains By EDMOND ABOUT
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EDMOND ABOUT The King of the Mountains Edmond About was the son of a grocer at Dieuze, in Lorraine, France, where he was born Feb. 14, 1828. Even in childhood he displayed the vivacity of mind and... More > the irreverent spirit which were to make him the most entertaining anti-clerical writer of his period. His tales have the qualities of the best writing of the eighteenth century, enhanced by the modern interest of his own century. "The King of the Mountains" is the best-known of his novels, as it is also the best. In 1854 About was working as a poor archaeologist at the French School at Athens, where he noticed there was a curious understanding between the brigands and the police of modern Hellas. Brigandage was becoming a safe and almost a respectable Greek industry.< Less
Approach and Conquer By About-Secrets com
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How to Approach And Attract Beautiful Women Successfully... Without Fear or Hesitation... And Know Exactly What To Say... to Create Instant Intrigue and Interest! Here's your chance to learn to... More > talk to women anywhere, anytime... so you can get them interested and attracted to you right away... At last , you are about to easily learn the "little-known" skills, know-how and powerful "approaching" techniques of... How to know exactly what to say - and how to say it - to get a beautiful stranger to open up to you and start talking to you, with interest and even attraction. (You can even prepare all of your material ahead of time, so you never run out of interesting things to say.) How to STOP making the 5 most deadliest mistakes men make, to make women instantly want to be anywhere else but talk to you. (It happens within the first minute after you approach women. And, it can be the kiss of death - unless you fix it now.)......< Less
How to Travel Solo By Girl about the Globe
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Discover exactly how to travel solo with this short ebook full of practical advice. From choosing the right destination to booking flights and accommodation, this book covers everything you need to... More > plan your solo trip.< Less
You have to know... that's not me healing and deliverance journal VII By About Melissa White
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You have to ... that's not me… is a series of healing and deliverance books given by God for his people. In each volume you will find freedom and peace in the spirit. The spirit of the Lord is... More > moving and ready to heal. In this volume, You have to ... that's not me... you will go deeper with God into a place of deliverance and allow God to fill you with restoration. When you sin against God, you fall and loose spiritual giftings in the spirit that you once had. You also loose that close fellowship that you once had with him. Some of your light begins to leave and you become darkened in the spirit; you are now moved further away from God.< Less
Rome Contemporaine By Edmond About
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Ceci n’est ni un pamphlet ni même un livre politique. Si le lecteur y cherchait des considérations générales sur le gouvernement du pape, il serait trompé dans... More > son attente. On a dit pour et contre le pouvoir temporel tout ce qu’il y avait à dire, et je n’ai ni assez d’autorité ni assez de liberté pour résumer les débats. J’ai joué un rôle trop actif, comme accusateur et comme accusé, pour que mon impartialité ne soit pas suspecte. La parole est au président, qui se tait. Il se pourrait d’ailleurs que le temps des discussions fût passé, comme le temps des sages conseils et des réformes utiles. La question romaine est assez bien élucidée pour que les moins clairvoyants distinguent le vrai et pour que les plus hésitants aient pris un parti. Les uns se sont décidés par des raisons de conscience, les autres par des raisons d’intérêt ou de politique ; mais il est certain que l’action a succédé à la parole.< Less
Rome Contemporaine By EDMONT ABOUT
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Extrait : Ceci n’est ni un pamphlet ni même un livre politique. Si le lecteur y cherchait des considérations générales sur le gouvernement du pape, il serait... More > trompé dans son attente. On a dit pour et contre le pouvoir temporel tout ce qu’il y avait à dire, et je n’ai ni assez d’autorité ni assez de liberté pour résumer les débats. J’ai joué un rôle trop actif, comme accusateur et comme accusé, pour que mon impartialité ne soit pas suspecte. La parole est au président, qui se tait. Il se pourrait d’ailleurs que le temps des discussions fût passé, comme le temps des sages conseils et des réformes utiles. La question romaine est assez bien élucidée pour que les moins clairvoyants distinguent le vrai et pour que les plus hésitants aient pris un parti. Les uns se sont décidés par des raisons de conscience, les autres par des raisons d’intérêt ou de politique< Less
Ironia Pozorow [Polish] By Edmond About
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Germana [Spanish] By Edmond About
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Germana Marucelli (13 October 1905 - 23 February 1983) was an Italian fashion designer.Born in Settignano, Florence into a family of craftsmen, after the primary school at 11 years old Marucelli... More > started working as an apprentice in her uncle's atelier, Chiostri. In 1925 she left Chiostri to work in another Florentine atelier, and in 1932 she was appointed director of Gastaldi tailoring in Genoa.In 1938 Marucelli moved to Milan, where in via Borgospesso she opened her first atelier. During the war she was forced to abandon the atelier and to move in Stresa, guest of her friend and loyal customer Flora d’Elys. During the war years she conceived a new type of fashion, characterized by hourglass silhouettes, thus anticipating the New Look by Christian Dior. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germana_Marucelli Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
About a thèse By Agathe Moreau
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Une thèse pour étudier la fonte des glaces en Antarctique, quelle bonne idée! Mais c'est sans compter sur une directrice de thèse sympathique comme un dragon, et une... More > équipe de recherche un brin asociale... Récit autobiographique du naufrage d'une thèse, de la lutte contre la déprime et de la survie par l'amour!< Less