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The Almanacke Of Wonders By Edgar Harrison
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Allegedly based on a long suppressed 1930's collection of adventure stories - with a difference! The Almanacke of Wonders is a splendid collection of thrill-a-minute adventures that will leave you... More > breathless with laughter. Encounter granite-jawed heroes, gloating villains, blind Victorian orphans , Atomic Space Vampires and more - all topped off with lashings of British Spunk A play for 13m 15f (Can be performed by 5m 5f)< Less
Poor Richard's Almanack By Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia first published Poor Richard’s Almanack. The book, filled with proverbs preaching industry and prudence, was published continuously for 25 years and became the... More > most popular publications in colonial America. Franklin was born in Boston in 1706 and was apprenticed to his brother, a printer, at age 12. In 1729, Franklin became the official printer of currency for the colony of Pennsylvania. He began publishing Poor Richard’s, as well as the Pennsylvania Gazette, one of the colonies’ first and best newspapers. By 1748, Franklin had become more interested in inventions and science than publishing. He spent time in London representing Pennsylvania in its dispute with England and later spent time in France.< Less
Poor Richard's Almanack Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Poor Richard's Almanack Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries &... More > Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Poor Richard's Almanack.< Less
The Entrepreneurial Ben Franklin - Fourth Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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Benjamin Franklin ended his days as a beloved statesman and diplomat.... But what we are about to unfold is the story of Ben Franklin, the entrepreneur. A young man, not so dearly loved at... More > times, who fought his way to the top commencing with little.... From his youth in Boston to his middle years in Philadelphia, he plied himself ever upward.... Often labeled a “money-grubber” by his competitors, he philosophically shook off the insult to cheerfully take away their patrons, as they were trying to take away his.... Still, belied by an outward appearance of avarice during the early days in his career, he had an inner earnestness to do his fellow man well, which surfaced as his affluence grew. “A rich rogue,” he would quote in the first issue of Poor Richard’s Almanack in 1733, “is like a fat hog, who never does good until dead as a log.” Of his final belief in this, we shall observe in these pages....Illustrated with period drawings, artwork and paintings.< Less
The Entrepreneurial Ben Franklin - Fourth Edition By James Charles Bouffard, Psy.D., Ph.D.
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Benjamin Franklin ended his days as a beloved statesman and diplomat.... But what we are about to unfold is the story of Ben Franklin, the entrepreneur. A young man, not so dearly loved at... More > times, who fought his way to the top commencing with little.... From his youth in Boston to his middle years in Philadelphia, he plied himself ever upward.... Often labeled a “money-grubber” by his competitors, he philosophically shook off the insult to cheerfully take away their patrons, as they were trying to take away his.... Still, belied by an outward appearance of avarice during the early days in his career, he had an inner earnestness to do his fellow man well, which surfaced as his affluence grew. “A rich rogue,” he would quote in the first issue of Poor Richard’s Almanack in 1733, “is like a fat hog, who never does good until dead as a log.” Of his final belief in this, we shall observe in these pages....Illustrated with period drawings, artwork and paintings.< Less
Lambert's Framlingham (1871–1916) By John McEwan
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Lambert’s Family Almanacks recorded annually events occurring during the first eighteen years of the twentieth century. The Almanack reached a circulation of around 10,000 and had become a... More > household name by the turn of the century. This book contains extracts from those entries for Framlingham, a small market town, which in the nineteenth century had a population of around 2,500 inhabitants. It is located almost twenty miles due north of Ipswich in East Suffolk. The first Lambert’s Family Almanack appeared in November 1856 for the year 1857 and continued to be published until the title year of 1917. It contains the birth and deaths and obituaries of many of it citizens; Trade Directories and Lists of Officials; Retrospects on Agriculture, Social, Church & Chapel and Commerce; Weather; Miscellany and Noteworthy events.< Less
The Valley of Fear: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is based on the real life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story... More > was first published in the Strand Magazine between September 1914 and May 1915, and the first book edition was published in New York on 27 February 1915. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a letter from an informant known by the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Porlock is part of Professor Moriarty's criminal organization. The letter is written in a numeric code, and Holmes realises that the numbers refer to words in a book, by page and column. They decode the letter (finding the book in question to be Whitaker's Almanack), which warns that John Douglas of Birlstone House is about to be murdered. After they have deciphered the message, Inspector MacDonald of Scotland Yard comes to consult Holmes. MacDonald is astonished when he sees the message...< Less
Quick Guide: The Valley of Fear By College Guide World
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson receive a letter from an informant known by the pseudonym Fred Porlock. Porlock is part of Professor Moriarty's criminal organization. The letter is written in a... More > numeric code, and Holmes realises that the numbers refer to words in a book, by page and column. They decode the letter (finding the book in question to be Whitaker's Almanack), which warns that John Douglas of Birlstone House is about to be murdered. After they have deciphered the message, Inspector MacDonald of Scotland Yard comes to consult Holmes. MacDonald is astonished when he sees the message, because it has pre-empted his news: a man called John Douglas has indeed been mysteriously killed in Sussex. MacDonald demands to know the true identity of the informant who predicted the crime, but Holmes does not know it, because he promised not to try and find out who 'Porlock' really is. Holmes can only tell MacDonald that the informant works for Professor Moriarty.< Less
A Taste Of Hartley By Charlie Walker
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A Tribute To That Great Yorkshire Dialect Poet. John Hartley. These extracts are taken from some of his Clock Almanacks The annual publication that was to become something of an institution in... More > Yorkshire a hundred years ago. When many thousands laughed and wept with him, as he sang of the joys and woes of colliers, factory hands, and humble workers. The brave colliers of Tow Moor, the gallant Lifeboat men at Whitby, all and each have known what it is, to feel the warm words of this famous poet of the Yorkshire dialect, as he sang their praises far and wide. What a quality this man had, what a happy smile, in all his beautiful writings. . John Hartleys name was to become an household word in Yorkshire and indeed throughout the country. He was truly a man of the people and ought to be remembered still. But in the passing of time and changing values, I doubt if he ever will!< Less
A Taste Of Hartley By Charlie Walker
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A Tribute To That Great Yorkshire Dialect Poet. John Hartley. These extracts are taken from some of his Clock Almanacks The annual publication that was to become something of an institution in... More > Yorkshire a hundred years ago. When many thousands laughed and wept with him, as he sang of the joys and woes of colliers, factory hands, and humble workers. The brave colliers of Tow Moor, the gallant Lifeboat men at Whitby, all and each have known what it is, to feel the warm words of this famous poet of the Yorkshire dialect, as he sang their praises far and wide. What a quality this man had, what a happy smile, in all his beautiful writings. . John Hartleys name was to become an household word in Yorkshire and indeed throughout the country. He was truly a man of the people and ought to be remembered still. But in the passing of time and changing values, I doubt if he ever will!< Less