• Ken's War

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    Its vast sands, rocky mountains, giant worms, and subterranean oceans create a magical feeling that makes the plot even more engaging. She’d not been around the back before and fell even more in love with the property. There was little chance of making Saunders take the patent pill by persuasion---main force was a dangerous argument, and some thought claymores had edges. And theatre itself was in a kind of a revolution, as the stilted declamatory style and tragic poses of 18th century actors gave way to a more natural, more intimate performance, such as that of Edmund Kean, changing old style caricatures into authentic credible characters.
  • Alice of Peppermint Grove (Our Australian Girl)

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    This is a very well written book, evoking so well those old court diaries and the hothouse world in which those women lived with all the pettiness and rivalry of people living close together with too much time on their hands, vying for position or favour. Etheldreda’s School for Young Ladies in Cambridgeshire England have a problem — their stern headmistress Constance Plackett and her despised brother drop dead at the dinner table, apparently poisoned.
  • Aaron and His Saturday Surprise

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    Also try: Jessica Brockmole ("Letters from Skye"), Rebecca Cantrell ("A Trace of Smoke"), David Gillham ("City of Women") and Kaye Starbird ("The Lion in the Lei Shop"). This rebellion "had been preceded by widespread riots with a Jacobite flavour, prompting the new Whig and Hanoverian government to make riot, hitherto a common-law misdemeanour, into a capital offence by statute" ( Hay & Rogers 1997: 33). Spain later joined France against Portugal.
  • Freefall

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    In the meantime, Lull had managed to get Fulda placed under his jurisdiction and appointed a new abbot, but the monks at Fulda refused to accept the bishop’s puppet. TF31, with the first digit indicating the number of the Fleet), which would be ships assembled for a specific operation. He achieved without difficulty, the task of driving the soldiers from Tully-Veolan; but although he did not venture to encroach upon the interior of the family, or to disturb Miss Rose, being unwilling to make himself a powerful enemy in the Chevalier's army, For well he knew the Baron's wrath was deadly; The first three couplets are from an old ballad, called the Border Widow's * Lament.
  • Autumn Street

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    The war between a browsable Yahoo Directory and Google Search is long over: Google won. A Thousand Suns is a Flash-generated, interactive look at the science behind, and precedent set by, the first atomic bombs. The depiction of Indians as wild beasts was quite common among early American leaders, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Fictional characters supplement the recollections of actual survivors, presented in the pages of a fictional magazine.
  • Friend or Foe

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    I suppose the information that the Baron had altered the destination of his estate, was quite a sufficient reason for slighting your friend's sister, and carrying off your friend's mistress.'' ``Did the Prince tell you I was engaged to Miss Bradwardine?'' said Waverley. ``Impossible.'' ``He did, sir,'' answered Mac-Ivor; ``so, either draw and defend yourself, or resign your pretensions to the lady.'' ``This is absolute madness,'' exclaimed Waverley, ``or some strange mistake!'' ``O! no evasion! draw your sword!'' said the infuriated Chieftain,---his own already unsheathed. ``What title have you,'' cried Waverley, utterly losing command of himself,---``What title have you, or any man living, to dictate such terms to me?'' And he also drew his sword.
  • Emil and Karl

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    There was no need to bid the party trudge. All you have are the whispered accusations of men like Lord Despenser, vile insinuations that my mother aims to betray you.” “But she hasn’t, has she? The Comanche lost over 80 warriors and a number of others were captured, including women and children. This revelation supports the widespread perception that the sandworms represent, among many other things, giant phallic symbols. 0. As the practical utility of this ingenious system depends entirely on this point, we feel it our duty to notice the evidence on the subject.
  • Stepping on the Cracks

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    I mysell''------ Here John Mucklewrath, who dreaded her entering upon a detail of personal experience, interposed his matrimonial authority. ``Gae hame and be d------ (that I should say sae), and put on the sowens for supper.'' ``And you, ye doil'd dotard,'' replied his gentle helpmate, her wrath, which had hitherto wandered abroad over the whole assembly, being at once and violently impelled into its natural channel, ``ye stand there hammering dog-heads for fules that will never snap them at a Highlandman, instead of earning bread for your family, and shoeing this winsome young gentleman's horse that's just come frae the north!
  • Escape to the Everglades (Florida Historical Fiction for

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    Scene changes from Feroe and Iceland to the Albion in Aldersgate Street---Exeunt Scald, champion, and whale---Enter common councilman, turbot, and lobster-sauce. The difference produced by a degree of refinement is only that, still arranging our bloody banquet as before, the task of destroying life is, in the case of tame animals, committed to butchers and poulterers--- while, in respect of game, where considerable exertion and dexterity is necessary to accomplish our purpose, and where the sense of excitement, and pride in difficulties surmounted by our own address, overbalance our sympathy with the pain inflicted, we interdict, by strict laws, the vulgar from interference, and reserve the exclusive power of slaughter for our own hands.
  • The Sky Is Falling (Guests of War Trilogy)

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    He was a pudding-headed, thick-brained sort of person, who could act well enough in circumstances with which he was conversant, especially as he was perfectly acquainted with the routine of his profession, and had been often engaged in action, without ever, until the fatal field of Preston, having shown sense enough to run away. Buffalo Creek Post (1863), near Stewart, a military detachment post located about one-quarter mile west-northwest of the present town.
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