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How to Cook Fish

One hundred simple fish sauces. Sixty-five ways to cook mackerel. The Catching of Unshelled Fish. Twenty-seven ways to Cook Frogslegs. Now that should certainly make you reach for your apron and fish knife!

How to Cook Fish by Olive Green is a vintage culinary classic, filled with simple, easy to follow recipes rendered in a terse, no nonsense style. There's none of this fiddling with scales, weights and measures. What you get is a mélange of interesting, unusual ways to cook seafood without worrying about lists of ingredients, timings, temperature or any of the convention...

Alexander the Great –by: Jacob Abbott

Tutored by Aristotle, compelled to ascend the throne at the age of 20 when his illustrious father was assassinated, driven by a passion for expanding the borders of his tiny kingdom, Alexander of Macedon was one of the most towering figures of ancient history. He is brought to vivid life in this gripping volume by the American children's writer Jacob Abbott.

In his short but eventful life, the young Macedonian king went on to rule over one of the most powerful and largest empires in the ancient world, breaking the hegemony of the powerful Persian dynasty of Darius. Alexander's sudd...

The School and the World –by: Victor Gollancz

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E text prepared by Al Haines

THE SCHOOL AND THE WORLD

by

VICTOR GOLLANCZ and DAVID SOMERVELL

Authors of "Political Education in a Public School"

London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. 1919

TO

THE SCHOOL

WHICH BOTH WE

AND THOSE WHO DIFFERED FROM US

SOUGHT TO SERVE

PREFACE

In December, 1917, the present writers wrote a little book entitled "Political Education in a Public School," in which they put forward their views as to what the aims and methods of a modern liberal education should be. They also described certain experiments which they had been permi...

Little Folks (October 1884) A Magazine for the Young –by: Various

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Transcriber's Note: Phrases printed in italics in the original version are indicated in this electronic version by (underscore). A list of amendments are given at the end of the book.

LITTLE FOLKS:

A Magazine for the Young.

NEW AND ENLARGED SERIES.

CASSELL & COMPANY, LIMITED.

LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK.

[ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.]

[Illustration]

A LITTLE TOO CLEVER.

By the Author of "Pen's Perplexities" "Margaret's Enemy," "Maid Marjory" &c.

CHAPTER XII. AN UNEXPECTED FRIEND.

[Illustration]

For the first tim...

Gala Day Luncheons A Little Book of Suggestions

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GALA DAY LUNCHEONS

GALA DAY LUNCHEONS

A Little Book of Suggestions

BY CAROLINE BENEDICT BURRELL

[Illustration]

NEW YORK DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY 1901

Copyright, 1901 BY DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY

Thanks are due to Messrs. Harper and Brothers for their kind permission to use that part of this book which has already appeared in Harper's Bazar.

Table of Contents

PAGE LUNCHEON GIVING 1 A NEW YEAR'S L...

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第一卷

    丁未歲,鳳陽、亳州並淮安等處,皆報黃河清一月。及秋,今上即 位。先是,庚寅春甘露降於郊壇鬆,時憲廟親郊,御齋宮,取以賜百官。 翰林院進《甘露頌》,然是瑞實兆今上之在娠。至秋孟朏,乃誕。自古 聖帝明王之降生不偶,蓋必有禎祥兆於先,而非人所預知也。況今上實 太平天子,天意固有在矣。   內監蟲蟻房,蓄養四方所貢各色鳥獸甚多。弘治改元,首議放省, 以減浪費。所司白虎豹之屬,放即...

The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming. –by: Ellen Eddy Shaw

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The Library of Work and Play

GARDENING AND FARMING

BY ELLEN EDDY SHAW

1911

COPYRIGHT, 1911

THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO THE REAL BOYS OF THIS REAL CLUB AND TO THE GIRLS WHO ARE JUST AS GOOD AS BOYS

CONTENTS

PART I THE GARDEN CLUB

CHAPTER

I. The Garden Club

II. The Boys' Garden Difficulties

III. The Girls' Secret

IV. Garden Experiments Performed Indoors

V. The Work Shop End of the Garden

VI. What the Girls Made Winter Evenings

VII. Improving the School Grounds

VIII. Myron's Strawberry Bed<...

Law and Laughter –by: George A. (George Alexander) Morton

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LAW AND LAUGHTER

BY GEORGE A. MORTON AND D. MACLEOD MALLOCH

ILLUSTRATED WITH PORTRAITS OF EMINENT MEMBERS OF BENCH & BAR

T. N. FOULIS LONDON & EDINBURGH 1913

Published October 1913

Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & CO. at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh

TO THE MEMORY OF D. MACLEOD MALLOCH

"As crafty lawyers to acquire applause Try various arts to get a double cause, So does an author, rummaging his brain, By various methods, try to entertain."

PASQUIN.

PREFACE

Th...

Curious Myths of the Middle Ages –by: S. Baring-Gould

This volume is an example of Sabine Baring-Gould's extensive research into the middle ages. This volume of 12 curiosities was one of Baring-Gould's most successful publications.

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Transcriber's Note

Illustration captions in {brackets} have been added by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader.

CURIOUS MYTHS OF THE MIDDLE AGES.

BY S. BARING GOULD, M.A.

BOSTON: ROBERTS BROTHERS. 1867.

STEREOTYPED AT ...

Twenty-Five Cent Dinners for Families of Six

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TWENTY FIVE CENT DINNERS

FOR

FAMILIES OF SIX.

BY

JULIET CORSON,

Superintendent of the New York Cooking School .

AUTHOR OF "THE COOKING MANUAL," "OUR HOUSEHOLD COUNCIL," "THE BILL OF FARE, WITH ACCOMPANYING RECEIPTS AND ESTIMATED COST," "A TEXT BOOK FOR COOKING SCHOOLS," "FIFTEEN CENT DINNERS FOR WORKINGMEN'S FAMILIES," ETC.

THIRTEENTH EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED.

NEW YORK: ORANGE JUDD COMPANY, 245 BROADWAY, 1879. Copyright by JULIET CORSON, 1878. All Rights Reserved.

PREFACE

TO

THE REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION...

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