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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: 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...

Public Opinion –by: Walter Lippmann

Public Opinion (1922), by Walter Lippman, is a critical assessment of functional democratic government, especially the irrational, and often self-serving, social perceptions that influence individual behavior, and prevent optimal societal cohesion. (Introduction by author)

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PUBLIC OPINION

BY

WALTER LIPPMANN

TO FAYE LIPPMANN

Wading River, Long Island. 1921.

"Behold! human beings living in a sort of underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all across the den; they have been here from their childhood, and have their legs...

The Machine –by: Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair is best known for his novel The Jungle, an expose of the meatpacking industry. He was also a playwright whose works for the stage reflected the same progressive viewpoints found in his other writing. In The Machine, published as part of Sinclair's 1912 collection Plays of Protest, Socialist activists show a rich man's daughter the truth about the society in which she has been raised.

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THE MACHINE

By Upton Sinclair

CHARACTERS

(In order of appearance)

JULIA PATTERSON: a magazine writer. JACK BULLEN: a parlor Socialist. LA...

History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy –by: Niccol

History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy is an historical account by Niccolò Machiavelli. Toward the end of 1520, the Cardinal Giulio of Medici, later Pope Clement VII, offered Machiavelli the appointment to write a history of Florence. Although Machiavelli was reluctant to accept, accepting was his only way to regain the good graces of the Medici who had regained power and were in a position to offer him employment and protection. Doing the history also provided a way for Machiavelli’s views to become the “official” history of Florentine and Italian affairs. Once completed, t...

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