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The House by the Lock
C. N. Williamson The House by the Lock
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  • Englisch
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Robin C. N. Williamson (1942-) is Professor and Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital, London and a former Dean and president of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM).

He is the son of a Fellow of the RSM, and was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and St... mehr lesen

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Oriental Literature
Anonymous Anonymous Oriental Literature

The Literature of Arabia

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  • Englisch
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Anonymous works are works, such as art or literature, that have an anonymous, undisclosed, or unknown creator or author. In the United States it is legally defined as "a work on the copies or phonorecords of which no natural person is identified as author."[1]

In the case of... mehr lesen

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The Parish Clerk (1907)
Peter Hampson Ditchfield The Parish Clerk (1907)
  • Architektur
  • Englisch
  • 96907 Wörter
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18th-century job undertaken by a parishioner (usually the parish clerk), in British churches.[1] The sole task of the sluggard waker was to watch the congregation during the services and tap anyone who appeared to be falling asleep sharply on the head.[2] The actual tapping w... mehr lesen

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The Parish Clerk (1907)
Peter Hampson Ditchfield The Parish Clerk (1907)
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  • Englisch
  • 96906 Wörter
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18th-century job undertaken by a parishioner (usually the parish clerk), in British churches.[1] The sole task of the sluggard waker was to watch the congregation during the services and tap anyone who appeared to be falling asleep sharply on the head.[2] The actual tapping w... mehr lesen

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The Mission
Frederick Marryat The Mission
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  • Englisch
  • 107726 Wörter
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aptain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy an... mehr lesen

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The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784
George D. Wolf The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784

A Study of Frontier Ethnography

  • Science Fiction
  • Englisch
  • 46572 Wörter
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eorge Wolf (August 12, 1777 – March 11, 1840) was the seventh Governor of Pennsylvania from 1829 to 1835. On June 29, 1888, he was recognized as the “father of the public-school system” in Pennsylvania by the erection of a memorial gateway at Easton. Wolf was born in Allen T... mehr lesen

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The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7)
Samuel Richardson The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7)
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  • Englisch
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Samuel Richardson (19 August 1689 – 4 July 1761) was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and The History of Sir Charles Grandison (175... mehr lesen

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The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7)
Samuel Richardson The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7)
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  • Englisch
  • 107620 Wörter
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Samuel Richardson (19 August 1689 – 4 July 1761) was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and The History of Sir Charles Grandison (175... mehr lesen

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The House in Good Taste
Elsie de Wolfe The House in Good Taste
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  • Englisch
  • 55369 Wörter
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Elsie de Wolfe, also known as Lady Mendl,[2] (December 20, 1859?[3][4][5] – July 12, 1950) was an American actress, interior decorator, nominal author of the influential 1913 book The House in Good Taste,[6] and a prominent figure in New York, Paris, and London society. Accor... mehr lesen

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The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon
Cornelis De Witt Willcox The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon
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  • Englisch
  • 53869 Wörter
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Headhunting is the practice of taking and preserving a person's head after killing the person. Headhunting was practised in historic times in parts of Oceania, South and Southeast Asia, West and Central Africa, and Mesoamerica, as well as among certain tribes of the Celts, th... mehr lesen

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