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Abelard, Tome I [French] By Charles de Remusat
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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: Charles François Marie, Comte de Rémusat (13 March... More > 1797 – 6 June 1875), was a French politician and writer.He was born in Paris. His father, Auguste Laurent, Comte de Rémusat, of a good family of Toulouse, was chamberlain to Napoleon Bonaparte, but acquiesced in the restoration and became prefect first of Haute Garonne, and then of Nord.Charles' mother was Claire Élisabeth Jeanne Gravier de Vergennes, Madame de Rémusat, born in 1780. She married at sixteen, and was attached to the Empress Josephine as dame du palais in 1802. Talleyrand was among her admirers, and she was generally regarded as a woman of great intellectual capacity and personal grace. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_de_R%C3%A9musat< Less
Columbus: De ontdekker van Amerika [Dutch] By John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
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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: John Stevens Cabot Abbott (September 19, 1805 – June 17,... More > 1877), an American historian, pastor, and pedagogical writer, was born in Brunswick, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott.He was a brother of Jacob Abbott, and was associated with him in the management of Abbott's Institute, New York City, and in the preparation of his series of brief historical biographies. Dr. Abbott graduated at Bowdoin College in 1825, prepared for the ministry at Andover Theological Seminary, and between 1830 and 1844, when he retired from the ministry in the Congregational Church, preached successively at Worcester, Roxbury and Nantucket, all in Massachusetts.Owing to the success of a little work, The Mother at Home, he devoted himself, from 1844 onwards, to literature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stevens_Cabot_Abbott< Less
Die Versuchung des Pescara [German] By Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
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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: Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (11 October 1825 – 28 November 1898)... More > was a Swiss poet and historical novelist, a master of realism chiefly remembered for stirring narrative ballads like "Die Füße im Feuer" (The Feet in the Fire).Meyer was born in Zürich. He was of patrician descent. His father, who died early, was a statesman and historian, while his mother was a highly cultured woman. Throughout his childhood two traits were observed that later characterized the man and the poet: he had a most scrupulous regard for neatness and cleanliness, and he lived and experienced more deeply in memory than in the immediate present. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_Ferdinand_Meyer< Less
Klingsors letzter Sommer Kinderseele / Klein und Wagner / Klingsors letzter Sommer [German] By Hermann Hesse
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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: Hermann Karl Hesse (German: [ˈhɛɐ̯man... More > ˈhɛsə]; 2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.Hermann Karl Hesse was born on 2 July 1877 in the Black Forest town of Calw in Württemberg, German Empire. His parents served in India at a mission under the auspices of the Basel Mission, a Protestant Christian missionary society. Hesse's mother, Marie Gundert, was born at such a mission in India in 1842. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Hesse< Less
Histoire des salons de Paris (Tome 2/6) Tableaux et portraits du grand monde sous Louis XVI, Le Directoire, le Consulat et l'Empire, la Restauration et le regne de Louis-Philippe Ier [French] By Laure Junot, duchesse d' Abrantes
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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: Laure Junot, Duchess of Abrantès (née Martin de... More > Permond; 6 November 1784 – 7 June 1838) was a French writer. She was the spouse of French general Jean-Andoche Junot.Laure was born at Montpellier, the daughter of Charles Martin de Permond and his wife Panoria, to whom during her widowhood the young Napoleon Bonaparte made an offer of marriage—such at least is the version presented by the daughter in her celebrated Memoirs. Her mother, Panoria, was descended from the Comnene family, the last Greek dynasty from the Empire of Trebizond. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laure_Junot,_Duchess_of_Abrantes< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 2 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 4 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 1 avec notes et commentaires, comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish... More > poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.Thomas Moore was born at 12 Aungier Street in Dublin, Ireland. over his father's grocery shop, his father being from the Kerry Gaeltacht and his mother, Anastasia Codd, from Wexford. He had two younger sisters, Kate and Ellen.From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Moore< Less
Hermann Lauscher [German] By Hermann Hesse
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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: Hermann Karl Hesse (German: [ˈhɛɐ̯man... More > ˈhɛsə]; 2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature.Hermann Karl Hesse was born on 2 July 1877 in the Black Forest town of Calw in Württemberg, German Empire. His parents served in India at a mission under the auspices of the Basel Mission, a Protestant Christian missionary society. Hesse's mother, Marie Gundert, was born at such a mission in India in 1842. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Hesse< Less
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