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Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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The full title of Daniel Defoe's 1722 classic is The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, but it is commonly known as Moll Flanders. The authors own introduction to the novel... More > provides an excellent summary of the story: Moll Flanders, who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and dies a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums Defoe worked as a journalist and a political pamphleteer, and is also famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe.< Less
Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), Twelve Year... More > a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon in Virginia, at last grew Rich, liv'd Honest, and dies a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums . . .< Less
Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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Moll Flanders is a novel written by Daniel Defoe. Moll's mother is a convict in Newgate Prison in London who is given a reprieve by "pleading her belly", a reference to the custom of... More > staying the executions of pregnant criminals. Her mother is eventually transported to America, and Moll Flanders (not her birth name, she emphasizes, taking care not to reveal it) is raised until adolescence by a goodly foster mother, and then gets attached to a household as a servant where she is loved by both sons, the elder of whom convinces her to "act like they were married" in bed, yet eventually unwilling to marry her, he convinces her to marry his younger brother. She then is widowed, leaves her children in the care of in-laws, and begins honing the skill of passing herself off as a fortuned widow to attract a man who will marry her and provide her with security. The plot continues to twist and turn until the unexpected ending.< Less
A Dog of Flanders By Ouida
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A Dog of Flanders is an 1872 novel by English author Marie Louise de la Ramée published with her pseudonym "Ouida". It is about a Flemish boy named Nello and the titular dog,... More > Patrasche.< Less
Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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Moll's mother is a convict in Newgate Prison in London who is given a reprieve by "pleading her belly", a reference to the custom of staying the executions of pregnant criminals. Her mother... More > is eventually transported to America, and Moll Flanders (not her birth name, she emphasizes, taking care not to reveal it) is raised until adolescence by a goodly foster mother, and then gets attached to a household as a servant where she is loved by both sons, the elder of whom convinces her to "act like they were married" in bed, yet eventually unwilling to marry her, he convinces her to marry his younger brother. She then is widowed, leaves her children in the care of in-laws, and begins honing the skill of passing herself off as a fortuned widow to attract a man who will marry her and provide her with security.< Less
Moll Flanders By Daniel Defoe
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Moll's mother is a convict in Newgate Prison in London who is given a reprieve by "pleading her belly", a reference to the custom of staying the executions of pregnant criminals. Her mother... More > is eventually transported to America, and Moll Flanders (not her birth name, she emphasizes, taking care not to reveal it) is raised until adolescence by a goodly foster mother, and then gets attached to a household as a servant where she is loved by both sons, the elder of whom convinces her to "act like they were married" in bed, yet eventually unwilling to marry her, he convinces her to marry his younger brother. She then is widowed, leaves her children in the care of in-laws, and begins honing the skill of passing herself off as a fortuned widow to attract a man who will marry her and provide her with security.< Less
In Flanders Fields By John McCrae
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John McCrae, a Lieutenant-Colonel with the Canadian forces physician, soldier, and poet, died in France. The poem which gives this collection of his lovely verse its name has been extensively... More > reprinted, and received with unusual enthusiasm. The volume also contains,, an essay in character by his friend, Sir Andrew Macphail, who sets the poetry against the background of its creation< Less
In Flanders Fields By John McCrae
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John McCrae, a Lieutenant-Colonel with the Canadian forces physician, soldier, and poet, died in France. The poem which gives this collection of his lovely verse its name has been extensively... More > reprinted, and received with unusual enthusiasm. The volume also contains,, an essay in character by his friend, Sir Andrew Macphail, who sets the poetry against the background of its creation< Less
In Flanders Fields By Kara Parsons
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A small collection of poetry, reflecting my own thoughts about war, conflict and other things. My own thoughts on War and conflict and the sorrow and waste of War.
In Flanders Fields: an installation 2011 By Fran Bull
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Fran Bull: In Flanders Fields an installation