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Magna Carta

The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version in the Gutenberg collection. – Magna Carta is the most significant early influence on the long historical process that has led to the rule of constitutional law today. Magna Carta was originally created because of disagreements between the Pope, King John and his English barons over the rights of the King. Magna Carta required the king to renounce certain rights and respect certain legal procedures and to accept that the will of the king could be bou...

Fires and Firemen: from the Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Vol XXXV No. 1, May 1855 –by: Anonymous

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This eBook was prepared by Gordon Keener.

The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art Vol XXXV. No. I May, 1855.

1: Fires and Firemen Annual Reports of Mr. Braidwood to the Committee of the Fire Brigade [From the Quarterly Review]

Among the more salient features of the Metropolis which instantly strike the attention of the stranger are the stations of the Fire Brigade. Whenever he happens to pass them, he finds the sentinel on duty, he sees the "red artillery" of the force; and the polished axle, the gleaming branch, and the sh...

Les Rois Fr

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LES ROIS

FR`ERES DE NAPOL'EON Ier

DOCUMENTS IN'EDITS

RELATIFS AU PREMIER EMPIRE

PUBLI'ES PAR

LE BARON DU CASSE

PARIS

LIBRAIRIE GERMER BAILLI`ERE et Cie

108, BOULEVARD SAINT GERMAIN

Au coin de la rue Hautefeuille

1883

Tous droits réservés.

OUVRAGES DU M^EME AUTEUR:

Mémoires du roi Joseph , 10 vol. ...

The Life of Phineas T. Barnum –by: Joel Benton

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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ...

By JOEL BENTON.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth School Life His First Visit to New York City A Landed Proprietor The Ethics of Trade Farm Work and Keeping Store Meeting house and Sunday school "The One Thing Needful."

CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father Left Penniless and Bare footed Work in a Store ...

The Chaplet of Pearls

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THE CHAPLET OF PEARLS

By Charlotte M. Yonge

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. THE BRIDAL OF THE WHITE AND BLACK

CHAPTER II. THE SEPARATION

CHAPTER III. THE FAMILY COUNCIL

CHAPTER IV. TITHONUS

CHAPTER V. THE CONVENT BIRD

CHAPTER VI. FOULLY COZENED

CHAPTER VII. THE QUEEN'S PASTORAL

CHAPTER VIII. 'LE BROUILLON'

CHAPTER IX. THE WEDDING WITH CRIMSON FAVOURS

CHAPTER X. MONSIEUR'S BALLET

CHAPTER XI. THE KING'S TRAGEDY

CHAPTER XII. THE PALACE OF SLAUGHTER

CHAPTER XIII. THE BRIDEGROOM'S ARRIVAL

CHAPTER XIV. SWEET HEART

CHAPTER XV. NOTRE DAME DE BELLAISE

...

The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 2

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[Illustration: AN ARTISTIC JOKE.

A London Slum. My Parody of the Venetian School. ]

THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST

BY

HARRY FURNISS

ILLUSTRATED

VOLUME II

[Illustration]

NEW YORK AND LONDON:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.

1902.

BRADBURY, AGNEW, & CO. LD., PRINTERS,

LONDON AND TONBRIDGE.

All rights reserved.

December, 1901.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VIII.

THE ARTISTIC JOKE.

The First Idea How it was Made "Fire!" I am a Somnambulist My Workshop My Business "Partner" Not by Gainsborough Lord Leighton The ...

Le Tour du Monde; Afrique Orientale Journal des voyages et des voyageurs; 2. sem. 1860 –by: Various

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Chaque fichier contient l'index complet du recueil dont ses articles sont originaires.]

LE TOUR DU MONDE

IMPRIMERIE GNRALE DE CH. LAHURE Rue de Fleurus, 9, à Paris

...

The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890 –by: Various

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THE AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS

VOL XXVII

JANUARY MARCH 1890

TICKNOR & CO. PUBLISHERS. 211 TREMONT ST. BOSTON.

S. J. PARKHILL & CO. Printers Boston Mass.

[Illustration: The AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS]

INDEX TO VOLUME XXVII.

JANUARY MARCH, 1890.

Abattoirs, 128

Aberbrothwick. The Abbey of, 13

Aboriginal Races of America. The, 151

ACCIDENTS: Fall of a Hotel in Sydney, N.S.W., 184 " " " Scaffold, 104 " " St. Louis Academy of Music, 66 " " the Roof of th...

Philippine Folklore Stories –by: John Maurice Miller

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PHILIPPINE FOLKLORE STORIES

By John Maurice Miller, Boston, U.S.A.

1904

Preface

As these stories are only legends that have been handed down from remote times, the teacher must impress upon the minds of the children that they are myths and are not to be given credence; otherwise the imaginative minds of the native children would accept them as truth, and trouble would be caused that might be hard to remedy. Explain then the fiction and show the children the folly of belief in such fanciful tales.

Contents

The Tobacco of Harisaboqued T...

Aboriginal American Weaving –by: Mary Lois Kissell

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Aboriginal American Weaving

BY

MISS MARY LOIS KISSELL,

American Museum of Natural History,

NEW YORK CITY.

A Paper Read before The National Association of Cotton Manufacturers at their Eighty eighth Meeting at Mechanics Fair Building, Boston, Mass., April 27th, 1910.

[Illustration]

ABORIGINAL AMERICAN WEAVING.

MISS MARY LOIS KISSELL, American Museum...

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