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Fortuitous Knowledge By George Foote
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Cataloguing the work of George Foote, 2014-2017. Fortuitous Knowledge is a book of essays, social commentary, and research from the fresh perspective of a former military strategist, celebrated... More > academic and thinker.< Less
Symposiacs By Plutarch
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Plutarch then named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus, c. 46 – 120 AD,[citation needed] was a Greek historian, biographer, and essayist, known primarily for his... More > Parallel Lives and Moralia.[2] He is considered today to be a Middle Platonist. He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi.< Less
ST. Francis of Assisi By G.K. Chesterton
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A short tale of the history and life of St. Francis of Assisi. Contents: problem of St. Francis; world St. Francis found; Francis the fighter; Francis the builder; le jongleur de dieu; little poor... More > man; three Orders; mirror of Christ; miracles and death; testament of St. Francis. Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (1874 – 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox". Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."< Less
The Hypergraphist By Lewis Jacobs
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There are those few human beings who are afflicted with the strange condition of hypergraphism. Lewis Jacobs is one such individual. If you were to write your entire life down what would it look... More > like? Would it be interesting or mundane? Would you write secrets, knowing that ultimately they might be read? Or would you instead list the trivialities of a Joycean epic? Whatever the answer, The Hypergraphist allows us access to the outer and inner world of one of these people cursed to record everything. Lewis Jacobs is The Hypergraphist.< Less
Fairly Legal Eagle By Philip Y. Coleman
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Ted O’Daniel avenges his Mother’s rape then extricates himself by stealing the victim’s name, becoming a lawyer, and enabling murder for hire. His life becomes successively more... More > tangled. Then he finds a way out. Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and former college professor, Phil Coleman writes about killing for revenge and the entanglements that follow.< Less
Fairly Legal Eagle By Philip Y. Coleman
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Ted O’Daniel avenges his Mother’s rape then extricates himself by stealing the victim’s name, becoming a lawyer, and enabling murder for hire. His life becomes successively more... More > tangled. Then he finds a way out. Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and former college professor, Phil Coleman writes about killing for revenge and the entanglements that follow.< Less
Lore of Proserpine (Esprios Classics) By Maurice Hewlett
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Maurice Henry Hewlett (1861-1923), was an English historical novelist, poet and essayist. He was born at Weybridge, the eldest son of Henry Gay Hewlett, of Shaw Hall, Addington, Kent. He was educated... More > at the London International College, Spring Grove, Isleworth, and was called to the bar in 1891. He gave up the law after the success of Forest Lovers (1898). From 1896 to 1901 he was Keeper of Lands, Revenues, Records and Enrolments, a government post as adviser on matters of medieval law.< Less
Representative Men - Seven Lectures By Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, (1803-1882), was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a... More > prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Representative Men is a collection of seven lectures by Ralph Waldo Emerson, published as a book of essays in 1850. The first essay discusses the role played by "great men" in society, and the remaining six each extoll the virtues of one of six men deemed by Emerson to be great:Plato ("the Philosopher"),Emanuel Swedenborg ("the Mystic"),Michel de Montaigne ("the Skeptic"),William Shakespeare ("the Poet"),Napoleon ("the Man of the World"),Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ("the Writer")< Less
This Essay Must Not Tell Lies: An Unapologetic Essay Concerning Human Understanding By Robert S. Holland
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This Essay Must Not Tell Lies: An unapologetic essay concerning human understanding. This essay underlines the crisis of humanity having been dismissed from the progression of the human being. It... More > outlines core theory about how human societies are filled with sabotage and disease due to our way of life. Each section explores a different pillar of society that connects to an alarming chain reaction that humans have been participating in, but kept unaware of. This essay boldly exposes concerning truths about humanity that will change everything.< Less
Quotes We Cherish: Quotations from Fausto Cercignani By Brian Morris
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A few, cherished quotations from Fausto Cercignani, scholar, essayist and poet.

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