Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

East And West A Diplomatic History Of The Annexation Of The Ionian Islands To The Kingdom Of Greece

Author: Stefanos Xenos
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Accompanied by a Translation of the Dispatches Exchanged Between the Greek
Government and Its Plenipotentiary at London, and a Collection of the Principal
Treaties, Conventions and Protocols, Concerning the Ionian Islands and Greece,
Concluded Between 1797 and 1864 ... In some towns they were insulted as they
passed through the streets, and pelted with stones. ... But, after the revolution of
the 3rd September, 1843, strange to say, that party began to show signs of vitality
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The Ladies Repository

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It matters not how long a particular form of speech has been the instrument of
thought, ! or how usefully it has subserved a purpose, if it is not available for
hurried thoughts and telegraphic dispatches it is carelessly left by the wayside,
and the great caravan of society moves forward and leaves it to perish in the
desert. In our rapid pronunciation the vowel sounds aro generally those which
suffer most. It is well known that tho English language is somewhat rough, having
many harsh ...

The Thirty Years Wars

Author: Andrew Kopkind
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859840962
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Dispatches and Diversions of a Radical Journalist, 1965-1994 Andrew Kopkind
Joann Wypijewski. Sammy Davis ... It's hard to believe that anyone who isn't paid
to watch these stone drags on TV is staying very close to the set. ... Governments
have always seen Olympic medals as political objects; they spend vast sums of
money to gear their athletes up for victories over competitors from hostile
countries: Americans over Russians, East Germans over West Germans, Latin
Americans ...

The Naming Of Names

Author: Anna Pavord
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408820765
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been published in Seville by a Spanish physician, Nicolas Monardes (1493 1588
), the first book ever to describe the strange and unknown plants of the Americas.
Called Dos Libros . ... The plants that came into Western Europe from
Constantinople and the Near East had been rated by plantsmen for their beauty
and rarity, but the plants that, shortly after, began to flood into Europe from the
New World were valued chiefly for their medicinal qualities. The pox had arrived
in the Old ...

The Granite Monthly

Author: Henry Harrison Metcalf
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EARTHQUAKES FROM 1678 TO 1883, IM 7HE AWE WEAVGZAMD S7A TES
AAWD IN THE BRITISH POSSESSIONS AWOR7 H OF 7"HE UAVITED STATES
AAWD EAST OF THE ROCKY MOUAV. ... the Journal of Science and Arts; from
the newspaper press; and, latterly, in addition, from the general press dispatches;
from (London) Nature, since its establishment in 1869; from the United States
Weather Review, since it began (wisely) to notice earthquakes; and from other
Sources.

The London Chronicle

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Captain Charles Jones, of the Warren Hastings East ndiaman, was charged with
evading the Custom house duty, by endeavouring clandestinely to convey on
shore articles of East India manufacture. ... A select band of eight of the society of
St. Peter's Youths.at Norwich, ascended the flint stone west end gothic tower of St
. Giles's church, in that ancient city, and most nobly brought round a well rung
prai containing 627? musical changes, in the intricate and seiensific method of
Oxford ...

The Boston Magazine

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After the churches of the east and west began to separate, the Greeks perceived
that the Latins had proscribed the beard, and from a spirit of contradiction they
reinstated it in all its rights, honours and dignities. ... It is said the dispatches from
the Spanish Court, with which the chevalier D'Yrujo has gone to the seat of
Government are of a very important nature, requir. ing from the American
Executive no less than a complete renunciation of their demands upon the
Floridas.

Boston Weekly Magazine

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After the churches of the east and west began to separate, the Greeks perceived
that the Latins had proscribed the beard, and from a spirit of contradiction they
reinstated it in all its rights, honours and dignities. ... JDOMESTICK. It is said the
dispatches from the Spanish Court, with which the chevalier D'Yrujo has gone to
the seat of Government are of a very important nature, requiring from the
American Executive no less than a complete renunciation of their demands upon
the Floridas.