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The History and Antiquities of Filey in the County of York By John Cole
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A reprint and transcription of a very rare history of the seaside town of Filey, North Yorkshire, England. Originally published in 1828 and of interest to historians or researchers of genealogy... More > relating to old Filey. This a fully transcribed reprint which allows word or phrase searches from within a normal PDF reader.< Less
The History and Antiquities of Scarborough and the Vicinity (1798) By Thomas Hinderwell
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The first edition of Thomas Hinderwell's Antiquities of Scarborough and its Environs. The first published history of Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, produced in print in 1798. It contains 361 pages... More > of information both historical and contemporary information. This is a fully transcribed reprint of the text which allows word or phrase searches from within a normal PDF reader which is essential for quick access to such a large work. The ebook file is very large and does not inclue the images contained within this work. These are available seperately.< Less
Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? By Larry Murdock
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A collection of essays on outmoded phrases and words we still use in everyday speech, told with the help of childhood memories, bits of Midwestern history, and liberal dashes of humor.
Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? By Larry Murdock
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A collection of essays on outmoded phrases and words we still use in everyday speech, told with the help of childhood memories, bits of Midwestern history, and liberal dashes of humor.
Madmen Have No Ears By J. Aldric Gaudet
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The Story of Romeo and Juliet. English has gone through 400 years of evolution since Shakespeare. Archaic words, unfamiliar phrases and antiquated references make comprehension difficult on first... More > exposure and require serious study. I began this project simply to clear up the thees and thous that cluttered the text in order to make the lines flow more smoothly for the 21st century ear. Whenever the experts disagreed, which was often, I used the meaning which best suited my understanding of the author’s intent and reworked the line wherever necessary. The poetic imagery was favoured always, although verse and metre were sacrificed for clarity. My rationale rests on the shoulders of George Steevens who, in 1766, said of Shakespeare: To make his meaning intelligible to his audience seems to have been his only care, and with the ease of conversation he has adopted its incorrectness.< Less
Madmen Have No Ears By J. Aldric Gaudet
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The Story of Romeo and Juliet. English has gone through 400 years of evolution since Shakespeare. Archaic words, unfamiliar phrases and antiquated references make comprehension difficult on first... More > exposure and require serious study. I began this project simply to clear up the thees and thous that cluttered the text in order to make the lines flow more smoothly for the 21st century ear. Whenever the experts disagreed, which was often, I used the meaning which best suited my understanding of the author’s intent and reworked the line wherever necessary. The poetic imagery was favoured always, although verse and metre were sacrificed for clarity. My rationale rests on the shoulders of George Steevens who, in 1766, said of Shakespeare: To make his meaning intelligible to his audience seems to have been his only care, and with the ease of conversation he has adopted its incorrectness.< Less
DARK MATTERS By Anova Nun-Re NoopooH
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DARK MATTERS is not a Science Fiction Story; it is “An Afro-Science Future Story”. The term “Science Fiction” is a commonly misused oxymoron, which is a phrase or figure of... More > speech in which contradictory terms are brought together. By definition, “science” is “the systematic knowledge of, and the seeking after facts of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation”, of which was originally called Natural Philosophy in antiquity. On the other hand, “fiction” by definition means “something imagined, deliberately falsified, artificially invented, or something not corresponding to actual fact.” Even the term “non-fiction” reveals that it is defined by, or gains its value by fiction. Now, how can something be “facts” and “not factual” at the same time? Creativity is a major key to shaping the future, BEYOND FICTION…< Less
DARK MATTERS By Anova Nun-Re NoopooH
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DARK MATTERS is not a Science Fiction Story; it is “An Afro-Science Future Story”. The term “Science Fiction” is a commonly misused oxymoron, which is a phrase or figure of... More > speech in which contradictory terms are brought together. By definition, “science” is “the systematic knowledge of, and the seeking after facts of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation”, of which was originally called Natural Philosophy in antiquity. On the other hand, “fiction” by definition means “something imagined, deliberately falsified, artificially invented, or something not corresponding to actual fact.” Even the term “non-fiction” reveals that it is defined by, or gains its value by fiction. Now, how can something be “facts” and “not factual” at the same time? Creativity is a major key to shaping the future, BEYOND FICTION…< Less
Les interdits de Créon By Gilles Guignard
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Pièce en trois actes, d’après Antigone de Sophocle. “Les infortunes se succèdent”. Ici, la phrase de Sophocle peut s’appliquer non seulement à... More > Antigone, mais aussi à la troupe qui souhaite jouer cette tragédie antique. Le public pourra donc rire des mésaventures des comédiens, tout en s’interrogeant sur la réelle nécessité des nombreux règlements qui régissent nos vies quotidiennes. Cette pièce a reçu le Masque d'Or et le prix spécial du public lors du festival "Auteur Amateur" du Puy-Sainte-Réparade en 2012.< Less
Les interdits de Créon By Gilles Guignard
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Pièce en trois actes, d’après Antigone de Sophocle. “Les infortunes se succèdent”. Ici, la phrase de Sophocle peut s’appliquer non seulement à... More > Antigone, mais aussi à la troupe qui souhaite jouer cette tragédie antique. Le public pourra donc rire des mésaventures des comédiens, tout en s’interrogeant sur la réelle nécessité des nombreux règlements qui régissent nos vies quotidiennes. Cette pièce a reçu le Masque d'Or et le prix spécial du public lors du festival "Auteur Amateur" du Puy-Sainte-Réparade en 2012.< Less