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French Organ Music Past and Present By Harvey Grace
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An examination of French organ music in 1919 by the English musician Harvey Grace
Acte [French] By Alexandre Dumas
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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: Alexandre Dumas (French: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ... More > dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie [dy.ma da.vi də la pa.jə.tʁi]; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is one of the most widely read French authors. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Dumas' last novel, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, unfinished at his death, was completed by a scholar and published in 2005, becoming a bestseller. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas< Less
Barnave [French] By Jules Gabriel Janin
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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: Jules Gabriel Janin (16 February 1804 – 19 June 1874) was a... More > French writer and critic.Born in Saint-Étienne (Loire), Janin's father was a lawyer, and he was educated first at St. Étienne, and then at the lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris. He involved himself in journalism from an early date, and worked on the Figaro and the Quotidienne, among others, until in 1830 he became dramatic critic of the Journal des Débats. Long before, however, he had made a literary reputation for himself, publishing novels such as L'Âne mort et la Femme guillotinée ("The Dead Donkey and the Guillotined Woman") (1829). La Confession (1830) followed, and then in Barnave (1831), he attacked the Orléans family. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Janin< Less
Bourdonnements [French] By Alphonse Karr
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Vous pouvez partager vos connaissances en l’améliorant (comment ?) selon les recommandations des projets correspondants.Le bourdonnement est un son de basse... More > fréquence. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourdonnement Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alphonse Karr vers 1876-1884, par Antony-Samuel Adam-Salomon.modifier Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr, né à Paris le 24 novembre 1808 et mort à Saint-Raphaël le 30 septembre 1890, est un romancier et journaliste français.Alphonse est le fils du pianiste compositeur munichois Henri Karr. En 1832, à l'âge de 24 ans, il débute dans la littérature avec son roman le plus célèbre, Sous les tilleuls, qui lui valut son entrée au Figaro. En 1836, il participe à La Chronique de Paris, fondée par Honoré de Balzac, dont la parution ne durera que six mois, mais qui fut un joyeux intermède. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Karr< Less
Georges [French] By Alexandre Dumas
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Georges-Antoine Belcourt (April 22, 1803 – May 31, 1874), also George Antoine Bellecourt, was a Canadian Jesuit missionary and priest. Born in Baie-du-Febvre, Quebec, Belcourt was ordained in... More > 1827. He established missions in areas of Quebec and Manitoba. On the frontier, he became involved in a political dispute between the local First Nations population and the Hudson's Bay Company, the monopoly fur trading company.At the urging of the Company's Governor, Belcourt was recalled to Montreal. He was next assigned to Pembina, North Dakota. He established two missions in the 1840s to convert the local Ojibwe (also called Chippewa) and Métis to Catholicism. In 1859, Belcourt left Pembina for Quebec, but was quickly redeployed to North Rustico, Prince Edward Island. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges-Antoine_Belcourt Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Polynesia French Country Study Guide By IBPUSA
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Cara [French] By Hector Malot
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This is a list of the main career statistics of professional Zimbabwean tennis player Cara Black.By winning the 2010 Australian Open title, Black completed the mixed doubles Career Grand Slam. She... More > became the sixth female player in history to achieve this.Only Main Draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam Tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win–Loss records. This table is current through the 2014 WTA Finals.To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cara_Black_career_statistics Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hector Malot (French: [malo]; 20 May 1830 – 17 July 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, Seine-Maritime. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hector_Malot< Less
Jacques [French] By George Sand
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Jacques-Louis David (/ʒɑːkˈlwi ˈdɑːviːd/; French: [ʒak lwi david]; 30 August 1748 – 29 December 1825) was an influential French painter in the... More > Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. In the 1780s his cerebral brand of history painting marked a change in taste away from Rococo frivolity toward a classical austerity and severity, heightened feeling harmonizing with the moral climate of the final years of the Ancien Régime.David later became an active supporter of the French Revolution and friend of Maximilien Robespierre (1758–1794), and was effectively a dictator of the arts under the French Republic. Imprisoned after Robespierre's fall from power, he aligned himself with yet another political regime upon his release: that of Napoleon, The First Consul of France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques-Louis_David Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Passages from the French and Italian Notebook By Cathryn Starbird
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"To love and to promote the interests of the country to which he is accredited," said his friend. This is a very Christian and sensible view of the matter; but it can scarcely have happened... More > once in our whole diplomatic history, that a minister can have had time to overcome his first rude and ignorant prejudice against the country of his mission; and if there were any suspicion of his having done so, it would be held abundantly sufficient< Less
The Elliott Family of Matagorda County Texas By Gale L. French
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This book is about the Elliott family and their travels to Matagorda County Texas and the opportunities and challenges that they encountered. It is dedicated to the memory of all pioneering families... More > that came here from other countries to start new lives.< Less

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