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The Exercises of Saint Gertrude
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A classic series of meditations by St. Gertrude the Great. Highly profitable to anyone aspiring to advance in the spiritual life. This edition first published in 1863.
Visions of Gertrude
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"Visions Of Gertrude" exhibition catalogue.
"Visions Of Gertrude" is an exhibition dedicated to feminism, initiated by the Gerrit Rietveld academy students in Amsterdam, in the... More > spring of 2013.< Less
Rodhesian by Gertrude Eliza Page, first published in 1912.
Gertrude Page (1873-1922), She was the daughter of John Elliott Page. He moved to this area when Gertrude was three, and bought a coal and... More > malting business at Bedford. He had had two wives, with three children by the first, and seven by the second.
The Page family resided at “The Mount”, Aspley Heath, which John may have had built in 1880, then they moved to “Heatherbank” in 1882. John amassed 5 acres, by buying up the land from other landowners to build this house on, which was enough to build his house in some seclusion.
Tells the story of living in Rodhesia. Throughout its history, Rhodesia continued to be referred to by the British, who did not recognise the state, as "Southern Rhodesia". The name "Rhodesia" had referred to the territory consisting of Southern Rhodesia and Northern Rhodesia which formed the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. It consisted of modern Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.< Less
Paddy the Next Best Thing
Paddy the Next Best Thing by Gertrude Page, first published in 1908.
Paddy Adair, the “next-best-thing,” as she was fond of calling herself, and the reason for which will appear... More > hereafter, sat at the table, and spread all around her were little square books of “patterns for blouses,” from which she was vainly endeavouring to make a selection. Meanwhile she kept up a running conversation with the only other occupant of the room, a girl with dreamy eyes of true Irish blue, who sat in the window, motionless, gazing across the Loch at the distant mountains. She heard no word of all her sister was saying, but that did not appear to trouble Paddy in the least, so doubtless it was not an unusual state of affairs.
Gertrude Page (1873-1922), She was the daughter of John Elliott Page. He moved to this area when Gertrude was three, and bought a coal and malting business at Bedford. He had had two wives, with three children by the first, and seven by the second.< Less
Tender Buttons is the best known of Gertrude Stein's "hermetic" works. It is a small book separated into three sections: Food, Objects and Rooms each containing prose under subtitles. It is... More > sometimes viewed as a modern classic experimental novel made up of prose poems. While living in Paris, Gertrude began writing for publication. Her earliest writings were mainly retellings of her college experiences. Mabel Dodge promoted Gertrude's works in the United States. Foreshadowing Gertrude's later critical reception, Mabel wrote in "Speculations":
In Gertrude Stein's writing every word lives and, apart from concept, it is so exquisitely rhythmical and cadenced that if we read it aloud and receive it as pure sound, it is like a kind of sensuous music. Just as one may stop, for once, in a way, before a canvas of Picasso, and, letting one's reason sleep for an instant, may exclaim: "It is a fine pattern!"< Less
First published in 1914, Gertrude Stein's revolutionary poetic work Tender Buttons is a must-read for every serious lover of literature. Delighting in the rhythm of words, its first section,... More > "Objects," runs playful linguistic circles around teacups, ribbons, umbrellas, and other quotidian artifacts. Presented here in an exquisite small package, this new edition of "Objects" pairs Stein's avant-garde verse with colorful contemporary illustrations by indie art star Lisa Congdon, who illuminates and interrogates the classic Cubist text with visuals as capricious as Stein's own prose. A celebration of independent thinking old and new, this captivating marriage of image and text is a treasure of arts and letters.< Less
Besides increasing one's Bible vocabulary, it will help the solver to become familiar with the books of the Bible and to turn more readily to Scripture references. It will teach one... More > how to use a Bible dictionary and Bible concordance. A knowledge will be gained of Bible history, persons, places, birds and animals, and it is hoped that whole passages will be read, where single references are given.
Where the definition gives you an unfamiliar name, use your Bible dictionary or concordance and it will direct you to the Scripture passages in which you will then be able to find the answer. Don't be afraid to ask your friends to help you. They will be interested and you can make it a real lively game. Only Bible words are to be used in these puzzles. No answers for these puzzles are provided; however, you will know you have solved them when all the words fit into their required spaces. Wouldn't it be good to learn more of what's in your Bible?< Less
The tale might be termed an adventure in snobbery. There are snobs by divine right of birth within the Charmed Circle. Marriage affords entrance for the cultivated snobs of another sort, but they... More > never become spiritually at one with the oldest residents within the Circle. The love of two sisters-in-law for the same man is complicated by these caste limitations.< Less