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Lawrence’ The Lost Girl is a tragic story about a young woman who is trying to find herself choosing for that purpose different means and ways. She flirts and plays for fun, then gets into a mess. Gradually we get to know her rich background, how she was brought up and “guarded” by her father who didn’t let her try different occupations. After some time we feel the difference between her wealthy childhood and her rather poor maturity more distinct, yet she managed to find her identity in her beloved man…
Autobiography of Andrew T. Still: With a History of the Discovery and Development of the Science ...
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This book tells a story of Sir Walter Ralegh. He was more than a man promoting tobacco. And he was much more than a man who lay down his cloak so Queen Elizabeth I would not get her feet wet. Walter Ralegh came from a poor background and who rose almost as high as one could in Elizabethan England - and then fell about as low. The story tells about how Ralegh's strengths, weaknesses and luck, both good and bad made him who he was and changed the world. Wonderfully researched, brilliantly written, full of amazing facts this book will be a great delight for everyone interested in history of the Elizabeth England.
Letters of Madame Guyon (Madame Guion) (Madame Jeanne de la Mothe Guion) (Madame Jeanne Guyon) by P. L. Upham - Copyright 1858 brought by The School of Prayer's Founder - Peter-John Parisis (A.K.A. Bryan Edwin Dean of Linden, Michigan, USA)
"Islands of Space" is the second novel in the Arcot, Wade and Morey series. In this novel, Arcot, Wade and Morey develop some new devices using the technology of the Nigrans and build another ship with advanced capabilities. Departing the Earth, they wait until crossing the orbit of Pluto before engaging the space strain drive to take the Ancient Mariner into hyperspace. After the initial test, they find themselves fairly near to the Sirius system and travel even closer. In the Sirius system, they find the Nigrans already there readjusting the system. After taking observations of the changes, they take the Ancient Mariner onward at greater velocity and pass too close to a red giant. The resulting jar throws their gyros and drains power; their current orientation within the galaxy is problematical. Luckily, they relocate Sol and then move on, taking photographs of the surrounding stars at each stop. Traveling through intergalactic space, they are gravitationally captured by a collapsed star. Though they manage to break free, the great shock renders them unconscious and the ship travels without guidance for some hours. They are lost in intergalactic space. Restoring the Ancient Mariner to full operation, they select a galaxy close to their present course and then search therein for an advanced civilization having detailed intergalactic maps. The first star that they select goes nova centuries before they reach it. They find the remains of a city among the ice containing the frozen bodies of the inhabitants. Later they locate a central repository containing the works of the frozen race, select some elementary items to learn the language, and leave message about their presence and origin. The team eventually locates two planets with intelligent inhabitants, but then become embroiled in an interplanetary war..
The main character of this adventure book is Tom Swift who serves for the Navy and one day is sent for the mission to find the probe from Jupiter which crashed in the ocean. However, things do not move forward as planned and Tom has to oppose the Brungarians who come through time to get the probe and important data which is on it. The plot carries away and would appeal for everyone who likes getting in adventures or at least reading about them.
By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe one of the greatest figures in the history of German literature, best known as the creator of “Faust”. Thomas Carlyle says introducing the volume: A man of wonderful, nay, unexampled reputation and intellectual influence among forty millions of reflective, serious and cultivated men, invites us to study him; and to determine for ourselves, whether and how far such influence has been salutary, such reputation merited. That this call will one day be answered, that Goethe will be seen and judged of in his real character among us, appears certain enough. His name, long familiar everywhere, has now awakened the attention of critics in all European countries to his works: he is studied wherever true study exists: eagerly studied even in France; nay, some considerable knowledge of his nature and spiritual importance seems already to prevail there.
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