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A Poet's Pilgrimage By W H Davies
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W H Davies, born in Newport in 1871, is famous for his poem Leisure, which opens - "What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And... More > stare as long as sheep or cows." In A Poet’s Pilgrimage, published in 1918, he tries to take time to stand and stare on his walking tour from Carmarthen to London. He describes his route and the people he meets on the road and at the roadside taverns - hawkers, tramps, beggars, rag-and-bone men, boxers, sailors. Years earlier Davies fell and crushed his foot while attempting to jump a freight train in Ontario, his lower leg had to be amputated and since then he wore a wooden leg. Between 1893 and 1899 Davies spent years drifting, begging and taking on seasonal work in America - this time is chronicled in his The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp.< Less
The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp By W H Davies
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“I hasten to protest at the outset that I have no personal knowledge of the incorrigible super-tramp who wrote this amazing book,” is how George Bernard Shaw opens his preface. He was... More > introduced to Davies’s writing when he received a volume of poems through the post and was later instrumental in bringing his work to the attention of critics and publishers. At the time he wasn’t aware that Davies was a tramp living in a London dosshouse. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp chronicles the years between 1893 and 1899 when Davies left his home-town, Newport, and spent time drifting, begging and taking on seasonal work in America and Canada.< Less
The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp By W H Davies
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“I hasten to protest at the outset that I have no personal knowledge of the incorrigible super-tramp who wrote this amazing book,” is how George Bernard Shaw opens his preface. He was... More > introduced to Davies’s writing when he received a volume of poems through the post and was later instrumental in bringing his work to the attention of critics and publishers. At the time he wasn’t aware that Davies was a tramp living in a London dosshouse. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp chronicles the years between 1893 and 1899 when Davies left his home-town, Newport, and spent time drifting, begging and taking on seasonal work in America and Canada.< Less
Foliage: Various Poems By W. H. (William Henry) Davies
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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: William Henry Davies or W. H. Davies (3 July 1871 – 26... More > September 1940) was a Welsh poet and writer. Davies spent a significant part of his life as a tramp or hobo, in the United Kingdom and United States, but became one of the most popular poets of his time. The principal themes in his work are observations about life's hardships, the ways in which the human condition is reflected in nature, his own tramping adventures and the various characters he met. Davies is usually considered one of the Georgian Poets, but much of his work is not typical in style or theme of the group.The son of an iron moulder, Davies was born at 6, Portland Street in the Pillgwenlly district of Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, a busy port. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._H._Davies< Less
A Poet's Pilgrimage By WH Davies
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W H Davies, born in Newport in 1871, is famous for his poem Leisure, which opens - "What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And... More > stare as long as sheep or cows." In A Poet’s Pilgrimage, published in 1918, he tries to take time to stand and stare on his walking tour from Carmarthen to London. He describes his route and the people he meets on the road and at the roadside taverns - hawkers, tramps, beggars, rag-and-bone men, boxers, sailors. Years earlier Davies fell and crushed his foot while attempting to jump a freight train in Ontario, his lower leg had to be amputated and since then he wore a wooden leg. Between 1893 and 1899 Davies spent years drifting, begging and taking on seasonal work in America - this time is chronicled in his The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp.< Less
The Presidents By Jake Davies
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All The Presidents, seen for the first time, as their spirit animals. BOOK INCLUDES: *ABE LINCOLN AS A SEA TURTLE *RUTHERFORD B. HAYES AS A WHITE-TAILED DEER *GEORGE WASHINGTON AS A BALD... More > EAGLE *GEORGE H.W. BUSH A MEERKAT and so many more!< Less
Free Grace Broadcaster - Issue 203 - Repentance By Arthur W. Pink et al.
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Another quality eBook from Chapel Library. Articles in this edition of the FGB include: What Is Repentance, by William Plumer (1802-1880): The Necessity of Repentance, by J. C. Ryle (1816-1900):... More > Six Ingredients of Repentance, by Thomas Watson (c. 1620-1686): Repentance or Faith: Which Comes First, by John Murray (1898-1975):. Christ Commanded Repentance, by Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892 Sin, Sinners, and Repentance, by John Gill (1697-1771) The Fruit of Repentance, by Arthur W. Pink (1886-1952): Examining Our Repentance, by Thomas Watson (c. 1620-1686): The Greatest Motive to Repentance, by Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892): Repentance and Universal Judgment, by Samuel Davies (1723-1761): Heaven’s Joy and Repentance, by Edward Payson (1783-1827): answers the question, Why do God, the Son of God, and the angels rejoice over repenting sinners?< Less
Argosy (Fall 2016) By Frederick Nebel et al.
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The greatest pulp magazine returns with a star-studded installment featuring several of the best authors ever to appear in Argosy, encompassing a wide variety of genres and containing a mixture of... More > stand-alone novelettes. These stories also feature several of Argosy’s series characters such as swashbuckler Denis Burke, high-seas adventurer “Bellow Bill” Williams, soldier of fortune Jimmie Cordie, and rakehellies Cleve & d’Entreville.< Less
Prelude to Dream World By Paul W. Fairman et al.
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS BOOK: DREAM WORLD was an experiment by Ziff-Davis Publishing Company and the editors of AMAZING STORIES and FANTASTIC. For three issues in 1957 it lasted before the plug was... More > pulled on the experi-ment. Prior to that, two complete issues of FANTASTIC were devoted to “Dream World” stories, as well as two others stories in another issue. From 1955 and 1956, we present most of those stories.< Less
Greed 7 Deadly Sins Vol. 3 By Pure Slush
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prose & poetry by A.R. Abbott, M. Baer, A. C. Baird, G. Beck, P. Beckman, J. Bell, D. W. Bressack, H. Brown, M. H. Brownstein, I. Buckler, E. Buttimer, S. Carr, G. Castillo Oriard, C. S. Chesney,... More > J. Chronister, L. M. Crate, J. E. Cricelli, T. Daly, J. Davies, S. DiFalco, W. Doreski, M. Driscoll, M. Estabrook, C. Feild, A. Fish, N. Ghosh, K. Gosse, A. Grenfell, S. Guthrie, S. Hough, M. Hudson, A. Iyengar, C. Johnson, J. Khan, A. Konchalovsy, J. Lambremont Sr, R. Lavalette, L. Lefkowitz, C. Leslie-Bole, M. Lewis-Beck, P. Lingard, JP Lundstrom, DS Maolalai, B. MacWilliams, B. A. Meier, K. L. Merrifield, T. Mico, J. Mills, M. Mittman, P. Nieuwland, E. O’Dwyer, C. P. Palmer, M Pauseman, M. J. Porter, M. Quigley, D. Rae, N. Reddick, E. Reilly, L. Rhodes-Ryabchich, C. Rose, R. S. Rosenthal, S. A. Sanders, R. Scotellaro, W. Scheer, J. Slusher, C. Smadja, L. Stice, F. Trecost, L. Tyler, L. Tyrrell, R. Walker, M. Webb, J. Weisman and C. H. Williams< Less

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