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The Free Press –by: Hilaire Belloc

I propose to discuss in what follows the evil of the great modern Capitalist Press, its function in vitiating and misinforming opinion and in putting power into ignoble hands; its correction by the formation of small independent organs, and the probably increasing effect of these last. (Introduction by Hilaire Belloc)

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THE FREE PRESS

by

HILAIRE BELLOC

London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Ruskin House 40 Museum Street W.C 1 First published in 1918 (All rights reserved)

DEDICATION

KINGS LAND, ...

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall

“I seen my opportunities and I took ‘em.”, George Washington Plunkitt of Tamminy Hall. There’s honest graft and dishonest graft according to Plunkitt. Listen to this candid discourse from a 19th century politician, and decide for yourself if things have changed.

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PLUNKITT OF TAMMANY HALL

By George Washington Plunkitt

A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, Delivered by Ex senator George Washington Plunkitt, the Tammany Philosopher, from His Rostrum the New York County Court House Bootblack Stand

Recorded by William L. Ri...

A Dialogue Between Dean Swift and Tho. Prior, Esq. In the Isles of St. Patrick s Church, Dublin, On that Memorable Day, October 9th, 1753 –by: Anonymous

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A

DIALOGUE

BETWEEN

Dean Swift and Tho. Prior , Esq;

IN THE

Isles of St. Patrick's Church, Dublin ,

On that memorable Day, October 9th, 1753.

By a Friend to the Peace and Prosperity of IRELAND.

Quae Gratia Curram Armorumque fuit vivis, quae Cura nitentes Pascere Equos, eadem sequitur Tellure repostos.

VIRG. AEN. VI.

DUBLIN :

Printed for G. and A. EWING, at the Angel and Bible in Dame Street , 1753.

Transcribers Note. Inconsistent spelling has been retained as i...

Freedom In Service Six Essays on Matters Concerning Britain s Safety and Good Government –by: F. J. C. (Fossey John Cobb) Hearnshaw

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FREEDOM IN SERVICE

SIX ESSAYS ON MATTERS CONCERNING BRITAIN'S SAFETY AND GOOD GOVERNMENT

By F. J. C. HEARNSHAW, M.A., LL.D.

PROFESSOR OF MEDIAEVAL HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1916

TO THE GLORIOUS AND IMMORTAL MEMORY OF LORD ROBERTS

CONTENTS

PAGE PREFACE ix

I. THE ANCIENT DEFENCE OF ENGLAND

I. UNIVERSAL OBLIGATION TO SERVE 1

...

Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; In which Certain Demagogues in Tennessee, and Elsewhere, are Shown Up in Their True Colors

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[Illustration: REV. W. G. BROWNLOW.]

AMERICANISM CONTRASTED

WITH

Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy,

IN THE LIGHT OF

REASON, HISTORY, AND SCRIPTURE;

IN WHICH

CERTAIN DEMAGOGUES IN TENNESSEE, AND ELSEWHERE, ARE SHOWN UP IN THEIR TRUE COLORS.

BY

WILLIAM G. BROWNLOW,

EDITOR OF "BROWNLOW'S KNOXVILLE WHIG."

" Go to your bloody rites again: Preach perpetuate damnation in your den; Then let your altars, ye blasphemers, peal With thanks to Heaven, that let you loose again, To practice deeds with torturing fire and stee...

The Causes of the Rebellion in Ireland Disclosed In an Address to the People of England –by: Anonymous

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THE CAUSES OF THE REBELLION IN IRELAND DISCLOSED,

IN AN Address to the People of England .

IN WHICH IT IS PROVED BY INCONTROVERTIBLE FACTS,

THAT THE System for some Years pursued in that Country ,

HAS DRIVEN IT INTO ITS PRESENT DREADFUL SITUATION.

BY AN IRISH EMIGRANT.

Insita mortalibus natura violentiae resistere. TACITUS.

LONDON :

Printed for J. S. JORDAN, No. 166, Fleet Street.

[PRICE ONE SHILLING AND SIXPENCE.]

CAUSES OF THE REBELLION,

&c. &c.

FELLOW SUBJECTS,

It is always a bold undertaking in a private individual to become the advo...

Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry –by: Thomas Osborne Davis

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[Illustration: Thomas Davis]

THOMAS DAVIS

Selections from his Prose and Poetry

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY T. W. ROLLESTON, M.A.

NEW YORK: FREDERICK A. STOKES COMPANY PUBLISHERS

Library of Irish Literature

General Editors : ALFRED PERCEVAL GRAVES, M.A.

WILLIAM MAGENNIS, M.A. DOUGLAS HYDE, LL.D. (Dublin).

1. Thomas Davis. Selections from his Prose and Poetry. Edited by T. W. ROLLESTON, M.A. (Dublin).

2. Wild Sports of the West. W. H. MAXWELL. Edited by THE EARL OF DUNRAVEN.

3. Legends of Saints and Sinne...

Russia –by: Donald Mackenzie Wallace

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RUSSIA

by Donald Mackenzie Wallace

Copyright 1905

Contents

Preface

CHAPTER I

TRAVELLING IN RUSSIA

Railways State Interference River Communications Russian "Grand Tour" The Volga Kazan Zhigulinskiya Gori Finns and Tartars The Don Difficulties of Navigation Discomforts Rats Hotels and Their Peculiar Customs Roads Hibernian Phraseology Explained Bridges Posting A Tarantass Requisites for Travelling Travelling in Winter Frostbitten Disagreeable Episodes Scene at a Post Station.

CHAPTER II

IN THE NORTHERN FORESTS

Bird's eye View o...

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