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The Angler 2: Without Representation By Donavan Hall
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"Without Representation" is the second issue of The Angler, a magazine for drinkers, thinkers, and idlers. In this issue you'll find Donavan Hall's essay on politics, social democracy,... More > race relations, immigration, localism, and culture, as well as the first installment of his Long Island Notebook. There are essays on smoking by Peter J. French and Lin Yutang. Also, you'll find original fiction by Justin C. Witt, Charles D. Phillips, Jamie Iredell, Courtney Kelsch, and Mike Damascus.< Less
The Angler 3: Open Source By Donavan Hall
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"Open Source" is the third issue of The Angler, a magazine for drinkers, thinkers, and idlers. In this issue you'll find Donavan Hall's essay on writing, work, brewing, drinking at home,... More > and loafing. There is an essay on baking by Marc Gulezian and another on fishing (or not) by Phillip Gardner. You'll also find original fiction by Noel Sloboda, Josh Davis, Justyn Harkin, Ken Joworowski, and Michael Constantine McConnell.< Less
Travel and Exploration Series: A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland By Samuel Johnson
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It cannot be denied that the following quote by Samuel Johnson will be enough to suggest to you why you should read this book, for it reveals the genius of the master writer: "Every writer of... More > travels should consider that, like all other authors, he undertakes either to instruct or please, or to mingle pleasure with instruction. He that instructs must offer to the mind something to be imitated, or something to be avoided; he that pleases must offer new images to his reader, and enable him to form a tacit comparison of his own state with that of others." .......Johnson: Idler #97 (February 23, 1760)< Less
Commentary On 1 & 2 Thessalonians By Vincent Cheung
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The two Pauline letters provide opportunities to cover a wide range of topics. They include the following: the doctrine of Scripture, the doctrine of election, the doctrine of the second coming of... More > Christ, the resurrection of the dead, the "catching up" of believers, the destruction of Jerusalem and the Jewish temple, and the slaughter and dispersion of the Jews in AD 70, persecution and providence, the Great Commission, "seeker-hostile" ministry, the relation of metaphysics and ethics in apologetics, justice, revenge, and atonement, the sin of slander, the minister's right to financial support, the sin of idleness, and the correct policy toward idlers, cessationism and prophecy, and some observations on hermeneutics. In addition, an outstanding feature of this book is an extended exposition and argument on the matter of whether the Jews murdered Jesus.< Less
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Those Who Gather Feathers Must Fly Early By Radenko Stojanovic
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There are five stories in the comic. Most of the comic is alternative in character, and most of the stories take place in the typical Serbian suburbs and provinces. The characters from the stories... More > are marginalized anti-heroes, idlers, rock musicians without financial resources, retired Santa Clauses, lousy horror movie directors. There is also a hip-hop musician which becomes disappointed in civilization and goes to The South Pole to associate with penguins. He even works as a DJ on a big glacier. There is also a young man from a mountain which fulfils his dream by getting a job at a local company. In all of the stories you will find black humor and a touch of Beckett-like atmosphere. Drawings are black-and-white, except for the story “Something Is Rotten in This Age of Hope”< Less
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
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Excerpt: The ship drew on and had safely passed the strait, which some volcanic shock has made between the Calasareigne and Jaros islands; had doubled Pomegue, and approached the harbor under... More > topsails, jib, and spanker, but so slowly and sedately that the idlers, with that instinct which is the forerunner of evil, asked one another what misfortune could have happened on board. However, those experienced in navigation saw plainly that if any accident had occurred, it was not to the vessel herself, for she bore down with all the evidence of being skilfully handled, the anchor a-cockbill, the jib-boom guys already eased off, and standing by the side of the pilot, who was steering the Pharaon towards the narrow entrance of the inner port, was a young man, who, with activity and vigilant eye, watched every motion of the ship, and repeated each direction of the pilot.< Less
The Aid-De-Camp: A Romance of the War. By James Dabney McCabe
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IT was growing dark, and the evening was very cold. The lamps were lit, and the streets were filled with an eager throng hurrying homeward--Baltimore always presents a busy scene at dark, as people... More > of all classes and ages throng its streets, returning from their daily avocations. The merchant and the mechanic, the professional man and the street laborer, the idler and the man of business, the millionaire and the beggar, the sewing girl and the lady of fashion, representatives of all classes, colors and nations under the sun, fill the streets, hurrying on as if their lives depended upon their speed; jostling each other unceremoniously, and filling the air with the sound of their voices. I have often stood upon the street at the hour of twilight, and watched the scene before me with intense interest. One sees human nature in all its forms, on the thoroughfares of Baltimore at this hour.< Less
The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes) By Oscar Wilde
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The Novels. • The Picture of Dorian Gray - Magazine. • The Picture of Dorian Gray - Book. The Plays. • Vera; or, The Nihilists. • The Duchess Of Padua. • Lady Windermere's... More > Fan. • A Woman of No Importance. • Salomé. (Illustrated) • An Ideal Husband. • The Importance Of Being Earnest. • A Florentine Tragedy. • La Sainte Courtisane. 3 x Short Story Collection Books. The Poetry and Sonnets Full. The Non Fiction. • The Essays and Lectures. • The Reviews. • Shorter Prose Pieces. • Miscellanies. • Impressions of America. (Inline Footnotes) The Biographies. • The Life of Oscar Wilde (Illustrated/ Footnotes) • The Trial of Oscar Wilde by Charles Grolleau. (Footnotes) • Recollections of Oscar Wilde. • Oscar Wilde and Myself. (Illustrated) • Oscar Wilde - His Life and Confessions Vol 1-2 (Illustrated/Footnotes) • Oscar Wilde - An Idler's Impression. The Criticism. • Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby. • Oscar Wilde, a Critical Study by Arthur Ransome. (Inline Footnotes)< Less
The Rejected Works of William L. Domme By William Domme
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In the spirit of transgressive fiction the short stories of The Rejected Works of William L. Domme Volume I use blunt language and straightforward storytelling to relate tales of socially aberrant... More > lives. The opulent and well heeled make few appearances within these 100 pages but the characters are no less rich. Impoverished mothers, narcissistic couples, a deluded madman caught up in his own mayhem, a band of thieves holed up in a sandstorm, and many more come to life by the time the back cover silences them all. Aggressive and to the point, what The Rejected Works lack in hyperbole they make up for in punch. Table of Contents: The Dogshit Summer Idler at the Window Knuckles' Broken Promise Malcolm's Apple Tree Morning Stellan Bambrey Talk of Sex Over Wine The High Price They Oughtta Make a Law From a Hand You've Once Shaken The Snake in the Hourglass The Death of Marcus Kasparov The News on TV< Less