The nineteenth century was marked by intense colonization by countries like Britain, France, Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. Initially, the pioneering efforts were made by men who battled unfamiliar terrain to create territories that they marked out as their own, while their wives, mothers, sisters and daughters kept the home and hearth in their native land. However, with travel becoming more common and family life assuming more importance, the women too began to travel to the four corners of the earth. There are many accounts by Victorian women of their travels to the colonies and the...
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 mÃ©lange of interesting, unusual ways to cook seafood without worrying about lists of ingredients, timings, temperature or any of the convention...
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...
First Page:THE WRITER:
A MONTHLY MAGAZINE TO INTEREST AND HELP ALL LITERARY WORKERS.
VOL. VI. BOSTON, APRIL, 1892. No. 4.
Copyright, 1892, by WILLIAM H. HILLS. All rights reserved. ENTERED AT THE BOSTON POST OFFICE AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MATTER.
WALT WHITMAN IN EUROPE. Roman I Zubof 63
SHALL WRITERS COMBINE? John Braincraft 65
NEWSPAPER COOKERY. Anna Borrows 67
DO THE BEST ...
LITERATURE AND NATIONAL POLICY.
VOL. I. FEBRUARY, 1862. NO. II.
OUR WAR AND OUR WANT.
Can this great republic of our forefathers exist with slavery in it?
Whether we like or dislike the question, it must be answered. As the war stands, we have gone too far to retreat. It clamors for a brave and manly solution. Let us see if we can, laying aside all prejudices, all dislikes whatever, discover an honest course, simply with a view to preserve t...
First Page:MOUNTAIN MEDITATIONS
AND SOME SUBJECTS OF THE DAY AND THE WAR
By L. LIND AF HAGEBY
AUTHOR OF "AUGUST STRINDBERG: THE SPIRIT OF REVOLT"
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LONDON: GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD. RUSKIN HOUSE 40 MUSEUM STREET, W.C. 1
First published in 1917
( All rights reserved )
MOUNTAIN TOPS 7
THE BORDERLAND 44
RELIGION IN TRANSITION 179
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Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note.
The oe ligature has been transcribed as [oe].
A table of contents, though not present in the original, has been provided below:
PREFACE. INTRODUCTION. PROFESSIONAL ET...
First Page:THE PRAIRIE FARMER
A Weekly Journal for
THE FARM, ORCHARD, AND FIRESIDE.
ESTABLISHED IN 1841. ENTIRE SERIES: VOL. 56 NO. 3.
CHICAGO, SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1884.
PRICE, $2.00 PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE.
[Transcriber's Note: The Table of Contents was originally located on page 40 of the periodical. It has been moved here for ease of use.]
THE CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER.
AGRICULTURE The Corn Root Worm, Page 33; Biographical Sketch of Patrick Barry, 33; Compiled Correspondence, 33; Illinois Tile Makers Convention Report, 34; Farmers Advice, 35; Cist...
First Page:THE ENTIRE WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
By Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The Autocrat of the Breakfast table The Professor at the Breakfast table The Poet at the Breakfast Table Over the Teacups Elsie Venner The Guardian Angel A Mortal Antipathy Pages from an Old Volume of Life Bread and the Newspaper My Hunt after "The Captain" The Inevitable Trial Cinders from Ashes The Pulpit and the Pew Medical Essays Homeopathy and its Kindred Delusions The Contagiousness of Puerperal Fever Currents an...
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