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To Sail Beyond the Sunset : Natural History in Australia 1699-1829

By: Ph.D. C. M. Finney
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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... About "After the Rain" A Abdication Crisis The love affair of Edward, Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) and Wallis Simpson in 1936 is the stuff of r... ...to introduce her in court, but George V was outraged. Upon his death, the Prince of Wales became King on January 20, 1936. Ernest Simpson - who was... ... France but other French ships landed invading troops on the shores of Ireland and Wales. These surrendered to superior British forces later on. T...

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The Romance of the Rose Illuminated

By: Alcuin Blamires; Gail C. Holian

...ry and full contextual discussion, all the miniatures from five unpublished illuminated manuscripts of Le Roman de la Rose in the National Library of Wales. This book is a "must" for those who teach and study medieval literature in most European languages and especially for those who study Chaucer — a poet who absorbed the Romance of the Rose to the core by translating it....

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Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation

By: Owen Wister

... years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bringing news and a spiritual crisis. It's really more of a novella than a novel. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Ten Thousand Year Old Boats Found on Britain's Hillsides : One of the - 13 Ancient Things that Don't Make Sense in History

By: Robert John Langdon

...Have you ever wondered what civilisation brought the Bluestones 200 miles from Wales to Stonehenge? Or the reason why they undertook this monumental task? Then this book is a must for you. Robert John Langdon takes you back 10,000 years to a time when the last Ice Age melted leaving a series of smaller ...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...r. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many king... ...er he should wed her and have all her lands. This cry was made in England, Wales, Scotland, and also in France and in Brittany. It befell upon a day L... ...o reneye my lord. CHAPTER XXXVIII How Sir Tristram and his wife arrived in Wales, and how he met there with Sir Lamorak. N ow turn we unto Sir Tristra... ...en they were from the land, there was a wind drove them in to the coast of Wales upon this Isle of Servage, whereas was Sir Lamorak, and there the bar... ...l those of the realm of Logris should be there to joust with them of North Wales: and thither came five hundred knights, and they of the country broug...

...f Cornwall, and she was called Elizabeth, that was called both good and fair. And at that time King Arthur reigned, and he was whole king of England, Wales, and Scotland, and of many other realms: howbeit there were many kings that were lords of many countries, but all they held their lands of King Arthur; for in Wales were two kings, and in the north were many kings; and ...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in espe... ...d, said Sir Persant, and worshipfully. And so the cry was made in England, Wales, and Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, and in all the Out Isles, and in Br...

...high feast of Pentecost should be holden at a city and a castle, the which in those days was called Kynke Kenadonne, upon the sands that marched nigh Wales. So ever the king had a custom that at the feast of Pentecost in especial, afore other feasts in the year, he would not go that day to meat until he had heard or seen of a great marvel....

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

... speeches. I received an honorary doctorate in education from Johnson and Wales Uni­ versity, was inducted into the Babson College Academy of Dis­ ti...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...to his hand. For there were many kings within the realm of England, and in Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall. So it befell on a time when King Arthur was ... ... came a knight and told the king tidings how that the King Rience of North Wales had reared a great number of people, and were entered into the land, ... ...o Swords and Balan his brother, and brought with them King Rience of North Wales, and there delivered him to the porters, and charged them with him; a...

...thur his son, the which had great war in his days for to get all England into his hand. For there were many kings within the realm of England, and in Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall. So it befell on a time when King Arthur was at London, there came a knight and told the king tidings how that the King Rience of North Wales had reared a great number of people, and were entered...

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Love and Friendship and Other Early Works Also Spelled Love and Freindship a Collection of Juvenile Writings

By: Jane Austen

...ted me to give you. My Father was a native of Ireland and an inhabitant of Wales; my Mother was the natural Daughter of a Scotch Peer by an italian Op... ...hed my eighteenth Year I was recalled by my Parents to my paternal roof in Wales. Our man- sion was situated in one of the most romantic parts of the... ...t being left by her Parents in indigent Circumstances she had retired into Wales on eoconomical motives. There it was our freindship first commenced. ... ... but I found myself entering this beautifull Vale which I find is in South Wales, when I had expected to have reached my Aunts.” “After having wandere... ...ay that we ever performed; and after having acted it all over England, and Wales, we came to Scotland to exhibit it over the remainder of Great Britai... ...s it may, he did not live for ever, but falling ill, his son the Prince of Wales came and took away the crown; whereupon the King made a long speech, ... ...A TOUR THR OUR THR OUR THR OUR THR OUR THROUGH W OUGH W OUGH W OUGH W OUGH WALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—in a LETTER ALES—i... ...left our dear home on last Monday month; and proceeded on our tour through Wales, which is a principality contiguous to England and gives the title to... ... a principality contiguous to England and gives the title to the Prince of Wales. We travelled on horseback by preference. My Mother rode upon our li...

...ich her Heart disapproved. ........................................................................................................ 96 A TOUR THROUGH WALES?in a LETTER from a YOUNG LADY? ............................................................... 97 A TALE .....................................................................................................................

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How I Found Livingstone

By: Sir Henry Morton Stanley

...Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying Dr Livingstone, i Presume?. Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United States at the age of 18, he eventually became an overseas correspondent for the New York Herald. In 1869 Stanley was told by James Gordon Bennett Jr to find Livingstone, a scottish missio...

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Flint Heart, The

By: Eden Phillpotts

... is perfectly understandable without such explications. The droll narration makes the story as much fun for adults as for children. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Itinerary of John Leland in or About the Years 1535-1543, The, Part IX

By: John Leland

...John Leland's 'Itinerary' was the product of several journeys around England and Wales undertaken between 1538 and 1543. The manuscript is made up of Leland's notebooks, which were first published in the 18th century, and later in a ten-part, five-volume edition published by Lucy Toulmin (1906-10). Part I...

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Ulysses S. Grant

By: Owen Wister

...pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales)...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...Aboriginal Religions, Nelen Yubu Missiological Unit, Kensington (New South Wales), 1986. Zaehner, R.C.: The Dawn and Twilight of Zoroastrianism, Weide...

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Alhambra: A Series Of Tales And Sketches Of The Moors And Spaniards, The

By: Washington Irving

...les of Alhambra in these rooms in 1829. The book was instrumental in reintroducing the Alhambra to Western audiences. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

By: Izaak Walton

...s his Angler, and like it are of value less as exact knowledge than as harmonious and complete pictures of character. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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The First Part of Henry the Fourth. Edited by Frederic W. Moorman

By: William Shakespeare

... 40 But yesternight: when all athwart there came 41 A Post from Wales, loaden with heauy Newes; 42 Whose worst was, That the Noble M... ...will my Liege. Exeunt Scaena Secunda. 113 Enter Henry Prince of Wales, Sir Iohn Fal-staffe, 114 and Pointz. 115 Fal. Now Hal... ...ch this Bullingbrooke, 558 And that same Sword and Buckler Prince of Wales. 559 But that I thinke his Father loues him not, 560 And wo... ... it already vpon their confidence, 974 that though I be but Prince of Wales, yet I am the King 975 of Curtesie: telling me flatly I am no pr... ...ilde- geese, Ile neuer 1099 weare haire on my face more. You Prince of Wales? 1100 Prin. Why you horson round man? what’s the matter? 110... ...the Morning. The same mad fellow of the North, Percy; 1293 and hee of Wales, that gaue Amamon the Bastinado, 1294 and made Lucifer Cuckold,... ...in with the Sea, 1570 That chides the Bankes of England, Scotland, and Wales, 1571 Which calls me Pupill, or hath read to me? 1572 And bri... ... 1603 By South and East, is to my part assign’d: 1604 All Westward, Wales, beyond the Seuerne shore, 1605 And all the fertile Land within t... ...my heart. Exeunt. Scaena Secunda. 1815 Enter the King, Prince of Wales, and others. 1816 King. Lords, giue vs leaue: 1817 The Pr...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...he cause that King Arthur came into the Forest Perilous, that was in North Wales, by the means of a lady. Her name was Annowre, and this lady came to ... ...t cry of tournament between King Carados of Scotland and the King of North Wales, and either should joust against other at the Castle of Maidens; and ... ..., said Sir Persides, for his name is Sir Briant of 48 Thomas Malory North Wales; so he passed on among other knights of North Wales. And there came i... ...e all that did abide. Thus Sir Launcelot escaped from his enemies of North Wales, and then Sir Launcelot rode his way till a friend, and lodged him ti... ...d. And then the King with the Hundred Knights and an hundred more of North Wales set upon the twenty of Sir Launcelot’s kin: and they twenty knights h...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...ive kings assented, and so they passed forth with their host through North Wales, and came upon Arthur by night, and set upon his host as the king and... ...e was made great dole. And all King Arthur’s enemies, as the King of North Wales, and the kings of the North, [when they] wist of the battle, they wer... ...ter of age, and she brought him thereas was a tournament nigh the march of Wales. And at that tournament Sir Uwaine smote down thirty knights, therefo...

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