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Mary Slessor of Calabar: Pioneer Missionary

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MARY SLESSOR

OF CALABAR

PIONEER MISSIONARY

BY

W. P. LIVINGSTONE

PREFATORY NOTE

Life for most people is governed by authority and convention, but behind these there lies always the mystery of human nature, uncertain and elusive, and apt now and again to go off at a tangent and disturb the smooth working of organised routine. Some man or woman will appear who departs from...

Nos Hommes et Notre Histoire Notices biographiques accompagn

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NOS HOMMES

ET

NOTRE HISTOIRE

Notices biographiques accompagnées de reflexions et de souvenirs personnels.

Hommage à la population créole, en souvenir des grands hommes qu'elle a produits et des bonnes choses qu'elle a accomplies.

PAR

R. L. DESDUNES

"De quelques superbes distinctions que se flattent les hommes, ils sont tous de la même origine".

BOSSUET.

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MONTREAL ARBOUR & DUPONT, IMPRIMEURS 'EDITEURS 419 et 421, rue Saint Paul

1911

=Table des Matières=

...

Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War

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CAMPAIGNS

OF

A NON COMBATANT,

AND HIS

ROMAUNT ABROAD DURING THE WAR.

BY GEO. ALFRED TOWNSEND.

NEW YORK: BLELOCK & COMPANY, 19 BEEKMAN STREET, 1866.

Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1866, by

GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

SCRYMGEOUR, WHITCOMB & CO.,

Stereotypers,

15 WATER STREET, BOSTON.

Transcriber's note: Inconsistency in hyphenation in this etext is as in t...

Elizabeth Fry –by: Emma Raymond Pitman

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Famous Women

ELIZABETH FRY.

The next volumes in the Famous Women Series will be:

THE COUNTESS OF ALBANY. By Vernon Lee. HARRIET MARTINEAU. By Mrs. Fenwick Miller. MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT. By Elizabeth Robins Pennell.

Already published:

GEORGE ELIOT. By Miss Blind. EMILY BRONT"E. By Miss Robinson. GEORGE SAND. By Miss Thomas. MARY LAMB. By Mrs. Gilchrist. MARGARET FULLER. By Julia Ward Howe. MARIA EDGEWORTH. By Miss Zimmern. ELIZABETH FRY. By Mrs. E.R. Pitman.

[Illustration: Famous Women]

ELIZABETH FRY.

BY

MRS. E.R. PITMAN.

B...

Charles Dickens as a Reader –by: Charles Kent

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CHARLES DICKENS

AS A READER.

By Charles Kent.

[Illustration: Titlepage.jpg]

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. London: Chapman & Hall, 193, Piccadilly.

1872.

LONDON: BRADBURY, EVANS, AND CO., PRINTERS, WHITEFRTARS,

[Illustration: Dedication.jpg]

TO

JOHN FORSTER,

THE BIOGRAPHER OF CHARLES DICKENS,

PREFACE.

As the title page of this volume indicates, no more is here attempted than a memorial of Charles Dickens in association with his Readings. It appeared desirable that something in the shape of an accurate record should be made of an episode ...

Robert Louis Stevenson

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ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

BY WALTER RALEIGH

PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD AUTHOR OF 'STYLE,' 'MILTON,' 'WORDSWORTH,' ETC.

FOURTH IMPRESSION

LONDON EDWARD ARNOLD 41 & 43 MADDOX STREET, BOND STREET, W. 1906

THE GREATER PART OF THIS ESSAY WAS GIVEN AS A LECTURE AT THE ROYAL INSTITUTION ON THE 17TH OF MAY 1895

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

When a popular writer dies, the question it has become the fashion with a nervous generation to ask is the question, 'Will he live?' There was no idler question, none more hopelessly impossible and ...

Sermons on Biblical Characters –by: Clovis Gillham Chappell

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SERMONS ON BIBLICAL CHARACTERS

BY

REV. CLOVIS G. CHAPPELL, D.D.

RICHARD R. SMITH, INC.

NEW YORK

1930

COPYRIGHT, 1922,

BY GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

SERMONS ON BIBLICAL CHARACTERS. II

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CONTENTS

I THE MISSING MAN THOMAS II THE GREAT REFUSAL JONAH III THE ROMANCE OF FAITH PETER IV LOVE'S LONGING PAUL V GOING VISITING JONATHAN VI THE WOMAN OF THE SHATTERED ROMANCES THE WOMAN OF SYCHAR VII A GOOD MAN BARNABAS VIII THE INQUEST PHARAOH IX A SON OF SHAME JEPHTHAH X A CAS...

The Life of Thomas Telford; civil engineer with an introductory history of roads and travelling in Great Britain

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The Life of Thomas Telford civil engineer with an introductory history of roads and travelling in Great Britian

by Samuel Smiles

"Let us travel, and wherever we find no facility for travelling from a city to a town, from a village to a hamlet, we may pronounce the people to be barbarous" Abbe Raynal

"The opening up of the internal communications of a country is undoubtedly the first and most important element of its growth in commerce and civilization" Richard Cobden

CONTENTS

Preface

EARLY ROADS AND MODES OF T...

Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men First Series –by: Franois Arago

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BIOGRAPHIES

OF

DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIFIC MEN.

BY FRANCOIS ARAGO,

MEMBER OF THE INSTITUTE.

TRANSLATED BY

ADMIRAL W.H. SMYTH, D.C.L., F.R.S., &c.

THE REV. BADEN POWELL, M.A., F.R.S., &c.

AND

ROBERT GRANT, Esq., M.A., F.R.A.S.

FIRST SERIES.

BOSTON:

TICKNOR AND FIELDS.

M DCCC LIX.

RIVERSIDE, CAMBRIDGE:

PRINTED BY H.O. HOUGHTON AND COMPANY.

TRANSLATORS' PREFACE.

The present volume of the series of English translations of M. Arago's works consists of his own autobiography and a selection of some of his memoirs of eminent scientific men, bot...

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