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Woolf Essays

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...EFFIELD PLACE THE MAN AT THE GATE SARA COLERIDGE "NOT ONE OF US" HENRY JAMES 1. WITHIN THE RIM 2. THE OLD ORDER 3. THE LETTERS OF HENRY J... ... AN AIR RAID THE COMMON READER There is a sentence in Dr. Johnson's Gray which might well be written up in all those rooms, too humb... ...l, the sanction of the great man's approval. The common reader, as Dr. Johnson implies, differs from the critic and the scholar. He is worse educ... ...cies as a critic are too obvious to be pointed out; but if he has, as Dr. Johnson maintained, some say in the final distribution of poetical honours... ...te combination, as the works of Samuel Butler, George Meredith, and Henry James may be taken to prove. Each despised the public; each desired a publ... ...rederick Prince of Wales. But then Dr. Wilkinson was transported. Captain James Jones might assert that, as Captain of His Majesty's third regiment ...

...Excerpt: THE COMMON READER There is a sentence in Dr. Johnson's Gray which might well be written up in all those rooms, too humble to be called libraries, yet full of books, where the pursuit of reading is carried on by private people. ... I rejoice to concur with the common re...

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John and James Woolf

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...Sir John Woolf (15 March 1913, London – 28 June 1999, London) and his brother James Woolf (2 March 1920, London – 30 May 1966) were Briti... ... John Woolf (15 March 1913, London – 28 June 1999, London) and his brother James Woolf (2 March 1920, London – 30 May 1966) were British film producer... ...es Woolf (2 March 1920, London – 30 May 1966) were British film producers. John and James founded the production companies Romulus Films and Remus Fil... ...olf (2 March 1920, London – 30 May 1966) were British film producers. John and James founded the production companies Romulus Films and Remus Films, w... ...(2 March 1920, London – 30 May 1966) were British film producers. John and James founded the production companies Romulus Films and Remus Films, which... ...ompanies Romulus Films and Remus Films, which were active during the 1950s and 1960s,[1] and the distribution company Independent Film Distributors (k... ... 3 Selected filmography 3.1 John Woolf only 4 ... ...al links Biography John and James Woolf were the sons of the British producer C. M. Woolf (187... ... Biography John and James Woolf were the sons of the British producer C. M. Woolf (1879–1942), ...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

... Virginia Woolf A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer... ...sylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...he rook. She then said, without any preface: “It’s about Charles and Uncle John’s offer… . Mother’s been talking to me. She says she can’t afford to p... ...“The truth is,” he observed gloomily, “that I ought to have accepted Uncle John’s offer. I should have been making six hundred a year by this time.” “... ...ing’s got to be settled, one way or an- other. Charles must write to Uncle John if he’s going there.” Ralph sighed impatiently. 25 Virginia Woolf “I ... ...the wall, within the black tube, was a voice which recked nothing of Uncle James, of China teapots, or of red velvet curtains. She watched the oscil- ... ...l of eighteen, abruptly. “The whole house will be down one of these days,” James muttered. “Nonsense,” said Mrs. Denham. “It’s only a little bit of pl... ...s at street cor- ners on Sunday mornings, thereby making it impossible for James to have his sleep out, and tampering with the rights of individual li...

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Virginia Woolf

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... Virginia Woolf in 1927 Bo... ...olf (; née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. ... ...interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. ... ...ous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929), w... ...raphies. Julia Stephen was a renowned beauty, born in British India to Dr. John and Maria Pattle Jackson. She was also the niece of the photographer J... ...hen's eminence as an editor, critic, and biographer, and his connection to James Russell Lowell, were among the visitors to the house. Julia Stephen w... ...ive Bell, Rupert Brooke, Saxon Sydney-Turner, Duncan Grant, Leonard Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, David Garnett, and Roger Fry, who together formed the ... ...tream of consciousness writing alongside her modernist contemporaries like James Joyce and Joseph Conrad.[23] The intensity of Vir... ...sity of California Press, 1992. Virginia Woolf by James King. NY: W. W. Norton, 1994. Art and Affect...

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To the Lighthouse

By: Virginia Woolf

...TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...ystallise and transfix the moment upon which its gloom or radiance rests, James Ramsay, sitting on the floor cutting out pictures from the illustrat... ...have gashed a hole in his father's breast and killed him, there and then, James would have seized it. Such were the extremes of emotion that Mr Rams... ...his wife, who was ten thousand times better in every way than he was (James thought), but also with some secret conceit at his own accuracy of j... ...de her turn to steel and adamant there, in the horrible little room in St John's Wood, when with her own eyes she had seen that odious woman turn hi... ...ned pages over and over, without reading them, sitting in his room in St. John's Wood alone? She did not know what he had done, when he heard that A...

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Woolf Barnato

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... Born Joel Woolf Barnato (1895-09-27)September 27, 1895 Spencer ... ... 3 (1928, 1929, 1930) Joel Woolf Barnato[note 1] (27 September 1895 – 27 July 1948) was a British fina... ...Barnato[note 1] (27 September 1895 – 27 July 1948) was a British financier and racing driver, one of the "Bentley Boys" of the 1920s. He achieved thre... ... Early life The youngest son of Fanny Bees and Barney Barnato, who had made a fortune as a "Randlord" in South African... ...y Barnato, who had made a fortune as a "Randlord" in South African diamond and gold mining, he was a relative of the Joel family of entrepreneurs. ... ... family of entrepreneurs. Born at Spencer House, 27 St James's Place, London, he had a sister Leah Primrose (died 1933) and brothe... ..., Brighton, Colwyn Bay and South Africa. In 1897, when Woolf two years old, his father died near Madeira during a sea crossing fro... ...ght boxer's build. Inspired by the 1924 Le Mans win by John Duff and Frank Clement, Barnato agreed to finance Bentley's business. ... ...to Folkestone. Barnato reached Dale Bourne's club (the Conservative) in St James's, London, at around 3:30 pm, having covered the 830 miles (1,340&nbs...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: NIGHT AND DAY Author: VIRGINIA WOOLF Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literat... ...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...ook. She then said, without any preface: "It's about Charles and Uncle John's offer. . . . Mother's been talking to me. She says she can't afford... ...The truth is," he observed gloomily, "that I ought to have accepted Uncle John's offer. I should have been making six hundred a year by this time." ... ...hing's got to be settled, one way or another. Charles must write to Uncle John if he's going there." Ralph sighed impatiently. "I suppose it do... ...he wall, within the black tube, was a voice which recked nothing of Uncle James, of China teapots, or of red velvet curtains. She watched the oscill... ...f eighteen, abruptly. "The whole house will be down one of these days," James muttered. "Nonsense," said Mrs. Denham. "It's only a little bit of... ...ns at street corners on Sunday mornings, thereby making it impossible for James to have his sleep out, and tampering with the rights of individual l...

It was a Sunday evening in October, and in common with many other young ladies of her class, Katharine Hilbery was pouring out tea.

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Virginia Woolf bibliography

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... This is a bibliography of works by the English novelist and essayist Virginia Woolf. ... ... This is a bibliography of works by the English novelist and essayist Virginia Woolf. Contents ... ... 7 Autobiographical writings 8 Diaries and journals 9 Letters ... ...nals 9 Letters 10 Prefaces and contributions 11 Reference... ...horter Fiction (1985) Biographies Virginia Woolf published three books which she gave the subtitle "A Bi... ...sterfield's Letters to his Son' 'Two Parsons: James Woodforde, John Skinner' ... ...rs to his Son' 'Two Parsons: James Woodforde, John Skinner' 'Dr.... ... '"Not One Of Us"' 'Henry James' '1. Within ... ... '2. The Old Order' '3. The Letters of Henry James' 'George Moo...

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Monday or Tuesday

By: Virginia Woolf

...MONDAY OR TUESDAY by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...sometimes when the night's been bad it seems as if washing helped. And John at breakfast--the children--meals are worst, and sometimes there are ... ...sire to peer and peep at the man opposite--one's as much as I can manage. James Moggridge is it, whom the Marshes call Jimmy? [Minnie, you must prom... ...my? [Minnie, you must promise not to twitch till I've got this straight]. James Moggridge travels in--shall we say buttons?--but the time's not come... ...hold, set that in motion. Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself. He reads Truth. But his passion? Roses--and his wife a reti... ..." (But why do you look about you? Hilda don't come to the station, nor John; and Moggridge is driving at the far side of Eastbourne). "I'll wai...

...as a door shunting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure--a ghostly couple. Here we left it, she said. And he added, Oh, but here too! It's upstairs, she murmured. And in the garden, he whispered Quietly, they said, or we shall wake them....

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Wolfe Tone

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...ne (20 June 1763 – 19 November 1798), was a leading Irish revolutionary figure and one of the founding members of the United Irishmen and is regarde... ...blicanism . He was captured by British forces at Lough Swilly in Donegal and taken prisoner. Before he was to be executed, Wolfe Tone attempted ... ...and taken prisoner. Before he was to be executed, Wolfe Tone attempted suicide and subsequently died from his wounds eight days after the attempt, thu... ...ion of the committee then passed to more violent leaders, most prominently to John Keogh, a Dublin tradesman, known as "Gog". The active participatio... ...2.1_Kleinman.pdf"Un brave de plus: Theobald Wolfe Tone, alias Adjudant-general James Smith, French officer and Irish patriot adventurer, 1796-8", by S...

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Jacob's Room

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...laid against it to be judged. "Now she's going up the hill with little John," said Mrs. Cranch to Mrs. Garfit, shaking her mat for the last time,... ... the orchard gate, Mrs. Flanders walked to the top of Dods Hill, holding John by the hand. Archer and Jacob ran in front or lagged behind; but they... ...n, or when some insect dashed at her, boomed in her ear, and was gone. John kept trotting up and slapping down in her lap grass or dead leaves wh... .... An old inhabitant himself, he had much in common with Mrs. Barfoot-- James Coppard's daughter. The drinking-fountain, where West Street joins B... ...e drinking-fountain, where West Street joins Broad Street, is the gift of James Coppard, who was mayor at the time of Queen Victoria's jubilee, and ... ... a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title, James Spalding, or Charles Budgeon, and the passengers going the opposite ...

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Henry James

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...f the key figures of 19th-century literary realism . He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William Ja... ...gures of 19th-century literary realism . He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and dia... ...the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James . James alternated between America and Europe for the first 20 y... ...t William James and diarist Alice James . James alternated between America and Europe for the first 20 years of his life, after which he settled i... ...e series of novels in which he portrays the encounter of Americans with Europe and Europeans. His method of writing from the point of view of a charac... ... and his style in later works has been compared to impressionist painting . James contributed significantly to literary criticism, particularly in... ...ats other universal themes: loneliness, fate, love and death. The parable of John Marcher and his peculiar destiny speaks to anyone who has speculat... ...most valuable contribution was his favourable assessment of fellow expatriate John Singer Sargent, a painter whose critical status has improved marke... ...he Friends)The Turn of the Screw (1898)Covering End (1898)In the Cage (1898)John Delavoy (1898)The Given Case (1898)Europe (1899)The Great Condi...

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The Common Reader Second Series

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...learning, must be generally decided all claim to poetical honours."--DR. JOHNSON, Life of Gray, CONTENTS THE STRANGE ELIZABETHANS DONNE ... ...MENTAL JOURNEY" LORD CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS TO HIS SON TWO PARSONS-- I. JAMES WOODFORDE II. JOHN SKINNER DR. BURNEY'S EVENING PARTY JACK MYTTON ... ... CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS TO HIS SON TWO PARSONS-- I. JAMES WOODFORDE II. JOHN SKINNER DR. BURNEY'S EVENING PARTY JACK MYTTON DE QUINCEY'S AUTOBIO... ...'s Masterpiece", that she excelled all women in all ages, we realise that John Donne is not writing to Lucy Bedford; Poetry is saluting Rank. And th... ...lows and the trout stream at Laracor when he saw the trees budding in St. James's Park and heard the politicians wrangle at Westminster. Unknown to ... ...n to excuse it. When he was in Suffolk Street the Vanhomrighs were in St. James's Street and thus saved him a walk. When he was in Chelsea they wer...

...joice to concur with the common reader; for by the common sense of readers, uncorrupted by literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be generally decided all claim to poetical honours.--DR. JOHNSON, Life of Gray ?...

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James Woodforde

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...lergyman, best known as the author of The Diary of a Country Parson .(ed. John Beresford, 5 vols. 1924-1931 Early life James Woodforde was born at... ... of a Country Parson .(ed. John Beresford, 5 vols. 1924-1931 Early life James Woodforde was born at the Parsonage, Ansford, Somerset, England o... ...ordinariness of which provides a unique insight into the everyday routines and concerns of 18th century rural England . The sixth child of the Rever... ...and . The sixth child of the Reverend Samuel Woodforde, rector of Ansford and vicar of Castle Cary, and his wife Jane Collins, James was one of four... ...e, rector of Ansford and vicar of Castle Cary, and his wife Jane Collins, James was one of four brothers (one of whom died in infancy) and the only o... ...Jane Collins, James was one of four brothers (one of whom died in infancy) and the only one to attend public school — Winchester College, and un... ...'Mumper' Clarke, 'Riddle' Tucker. The extended Woodforde family, including James's frequently drunken brothers, figure prominently in these Somerset y... ... — Richd Buck, Thos Cushing, Thos Cary, Thos Carr, Nathaniel Heavers, John Buckman, and my Clerk Js Smith.R.L. Winstanley & Peter Jameson (eds.)... ...exists, and is now documented online . accessed 19 July 2008 * Beresford, John (ed.) The Diary of a Country Parson, 5 Vols. 1924-31 Winstanley, Roy,...

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Mrs. Dalloway

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...Bexborough who opened a bazaar, they said, with the telegram in her hand, John, her favourite, killed; but it was over; thank Heaven--over. It was J... ...he reward of having cared for people; they came back in the middle of St. James's Park on a fine morning--indeed they did. But Peter--however beauti... ...rfect hostess, he said. So she would still find herself arguing in St. James's Park, still making out that she had been right--and she had too--n... ...f unable to pass. Clarissa was suspended on one side of Brook Street; Sir John Buckhurst, the old Judge on the other, with the car between them (Sir... ...ohn Buckhurst, the old Judge on the other, with the car between them (Sir John had laid down the law for years and liked a well-dressed woman) when ... ...thing very profound. Gliding across Piccadilly, the car turned down St. James's Street. Tall men, men of robust physique, well-dressed men with th...

...d she would buy the flowers herself. For Lucy had her work cut out for her. The doors would be taken off their hinges; Rumpelmayer's men were coming. And then, thought Clarissa Dalloway, what a morning--fresh as if issued to children on a beach....

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James Bowdoin

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...mes Bowdoin II (; August 7, 1726 – November 6, 1790) was an American political and intellectual leader from Boston, Massachusetts during the Ameri... ...nitially supportive of the royal governors, he opposed British colonial policy and eventually became an influential advocate of independence. He auth... ...e constitutional convention that drafted the state's constitution in 1779, and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1780, losing to John Hancock . ... ...constitution in 1779, and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1780, losing to John Hancock . In 1785, following Hancock's resignation, he was electe... ...Bowdoin College in Maine was named in his honor after a bequest by his son James III . Early life James Bowdoin II was born in Boston to Hannah ... ... Early life James Bowdoin II was born in Boston to Hannah Portage Bowdoin and James Bowdoin, a wealthy Boston merchant .Danver, p. 217 His grandfath... ...t-day Maine ), before finally settling in Boston in 1690.Winthrop, pp. 91–94 James Bowdoin I had a modest inheritance from his parents, but greatly ... ...tific subjects. During his Harvard years, he was educated in the sciences by John Winthrop, and developed an interest in electricity and astronomy. ... ...inancially, but he did so without damaging his own business interests, unlike John Hancock, whose business suffered from neglect.Manuel and Manuel, p...

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Three Guineas

By: Virginia Woolf

...THREE GUINEAS by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...ion World Public Library.org Title: THREE GUINEAS Author: VIRGINIA WOOLF Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Pub... ...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...ou who founded Queens'; the Countess of Richmond and Derby who founded St John's and Christ's. What is grandeur, what is power? Heavier toil, su... ...ly in memory of their noble benefactresses? What could £10,000 mean to St John's or Clare or Christ's? And the land belonged to St John's. But the l... ...n women in the nineteenth century. 4. Francis and Riversdale Grenfell, by John Buchan, pp. 189, 205. 5. Antony (Viscount Knebworth), by the Earl of ... ...a few windows were smashed, shins broken, and Sargent's portrait of Henry James damaged, but not irreparably, with a knife. Burning, whipping and pi...

...Excerpt: Three years is a long time to leave a letter unanswered, and your letter has been lying without an answer even longer than that. I had hoped that it would answer itself, or that other people would answer it for me. But there it is with its question--How in your opinion are we to pr...

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John Dukakis

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... Born John A. Chaffetz (1958-06-09) June 9, 1958 San Jose... ... Parents Kitty Dukakis and John Chaffetz John Dukakis (born J... ... Parents Kitty Dukakis and John Chaffetz John Dukakis (born John ... ... (born John A. Chaffetz; June 9, 1958) has had a varied career in politics and entertainment. Contents ... ... Contents 1 Early life and acting career 2 Political career ... ... Early life and acting career Dukakis was born John A. Chaffetz[1] in San Jose, California but reared in the Boston area. ... ...e 1988 campaign over, John began work with an attorney in Boston named Bob Woolf who had built a significant international practice representing profe... ...rvice management company owned and operated by Will Smith and his partner, James Lassiter. The company released the multi-platinum-certified soundtrac... ...rvice management company owned and operated by Will Smith and his partner, James Lassiter. The company released the multi-platinum-certified soundtrac...

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A Room of One's Own

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ... Can't we find a pretty girl to sit in the front row? Let us look up what John Stuart Mill said on the subject. Can anyone persuade the editor of th... ...nhead's opinion of, Dean Inge's opinion of, La Bruyere's opinion of, Dr Johnson's opinion of, Mr Oscar Browning's opinion of, . . . Here I... ...y capable of education or incapable? Napoleon thought them incapable. Dr Johnson thought the opposite. [* '"Men know that women are an overmatch fo... ...ons beyond her own family party. [* MEMOIR OF JANE AUSTEN, by her nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh.] Jane Austen hid her manuscripts or covered the... ...ing that is not life. Then since life it is in part, we judge it as life. James is the sort of man I most detest, one says. Or, This is a farrago of... ...eats; whom Atropos slew young, as she slew John Clare in a mad-house, and James Thomson by the laudanum he took to drug disappointment. These are dr...

...Excerpt: But, you may say, we asked you to speak about women and fiction--what, has that got to do with a room of one's own? I will try to explain. When you asked me to speak about women and fiction I sat down on the banks of a river and began to wonder what the words meant. They might...

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John McLendon

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...l of Fame Inducted in 2007 John B. McLendon, Jr. (April 5, 1915 – October 8, 1999) was a pioneering Am... ...irst African American basketball coach at a predominantly white university and the first African American head coach in any professional sport. He was... ... sport. He was a major contributor to the development of modern basketball and coached on both the college and professional levels during his career. ... ...els during his career. He is enshrined in both the Basketball Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. ... ... Background Born in Hiawatha, Kansas to John Blanche McLendon, Sr. (June 24, 1882 – October 15, 1973), a college te... ... flu pandemic[3] which would lead to the temporary break-up of his family. John and his younger brother Arthur were sent to be with his Delaware India... ...re he learned the intricacies of basketball from the sport's inventor, Dr. James Naismith, who was the athletic director at the school.[2] However, Mc... ... of Arkansas Press. pp. 6–7.   ^ Woolf, Alexander (2002). Big Game, Small World: A Basketball Adventure. New... ... James Enright ...

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Orlando: A Biography

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...le; Miss Violet Dickinson; the Hon. Edward Sackville West; Mr and Mrs St. John Hutchinson; Mr Duncan Grant; Mr and Mrs Stephen Tomlin; Mr and Lady O... ...s garter twinkle at his knee, and appeared once more at the Court of King James. He was young, he was rich, he was handsome. No one could have been ... ...gh a certain blueness about the lips hinted the truth. 'Twas a sight King James specially liked to look upon, and he would bring a troupe of courtie... ...h, some in Italian; all romantic, and all long. One he had had printed by John Ball of the Feathers and Coronet opposite St Paul's Cross, Cheapside;... ...ng; with Russian women, gold swords, and the bark of stags; with old King James' slobbering and fireworks and sacks of treasure in the holds of Eliz... ... obscure generations of my own obscure family. Not one of these Richards, Johns, Annes, Elizabeths has left a token of himself behind him, yet all, ...

...Preface: Many friends have helped me in writing this book. Some are dead and so illustrious that I scarcely dare name them, yet no one can read or write without being perpetually in the debt of Defoe, Sir Thomas Browne, Sterne, Sir Walter Scott, Lord Macaulay, Emily Bronte, De Quincey, and Walter ...

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James Rhodes (pianist)

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...ackground information Birth name James Rhodes ... ...Warner Bros. Records Website .tv.jamesrhodeswww ... ... Early life Born into a middle-class Jewish family in St John's Wood, North London, he was sent ... ...ublic school where he experienced abuse by his gym teacher.[1] Rhodes suffered mentally as well as physically, and later had a back operation.[2] ... ...he second round.[3] In 1993, he was offered a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.[4] But in part due to mental... ...gree at University College, London. On graduation, Rhodes took a job in the City of London and married an American writer who is t... ...13. Returning to his original label Signum Classics, Rhodes released his 4th album "JIMMY: James Rhodes recorded live at The Old M... ...ocks, Fiona. "James Rhodes – review". The Observer, 13 February 2011. ^ Nugent, John. "Live Music Review: James Rhodes ... ...classical pianists People educated at Harrow School People from St John's Wood Peopl...

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Jacob's Room

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...laid against it to be judged. "Now she's going up the hill with little John," said Mrs. Cranch to Mrs. Garfit, shaking her mat for the last time,... ... the orchard gate, Mrs. Flanders walked to the top of Dods Hill, holding John by the hand. Archer and Jacob ran in front or lagged behind; but they... ...n, or when some insect dashed at her, boomed in her ear, and was gone. John kept trotting up and slapping down in her lap grass or dead leaves wh... .... An old inhabitant himself, he had much in common with Mrs. Barfoot-- James Coppard's daughter. The drinking-fountain, where West Street joins B... ...e drinking-fountain, where West Street joins Broad Street, is the gift of James Coppard, who was mayor at the time of Queen Victoria's jubilee, and ... ... a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title, James Spalding, or Charles Budgeon, and the passengers going the opposite ...

...g for it but to leave. Slowly welling from the point of her gold nib, pale blue ink dissolved the full stop; for there her pen stuck; her eyes fixed, and tears slowly filled them. The entire bay quivered; the lighthouse wobbled; and she had the illusion that the mast of Mr. Connor's little yacht was bending like a wax candle in the sun. She winked quickly. Accidents were a...

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Donald James Winslow

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... 4 References Life Donald James Winslow was born in 1911, the third of four children of... ...l Junior College in Auburndale, Massachusetts. His father was a trustee of Tufts College and a friend of John Cousens, who would become president of T... ... in Auburndale, Massachusetts. His father was a trustee of Tufts College and a friend of John Cousens, who would become president of Tufts.[1] During ... ...e at Lasell such as the poet Robert Frost. He graduated from Newton High School in 1929, and was admitted to Tufts, earning a BA in English in 1934 an... ...ching in the Boston University department of English in 1936, first as a teaching fellow and then as an instructor.[2] He earned a PhD from the Univer... ...rses on the subject of biography.[3] He also taught courses on "Thomas Hardy", "Virginia Woolf", "The Age of Johnson", "The Age of Pope" and "Literatu... ...of biography.[3] He also taught courses on "Thomas Hardy", "Virginia Woolf", "The Age of Johnson", "The Age of Pope" and "Literature of the Eighteenth... ...on Life Writing.[1] Bibliography Donald James Winslow (1935). Love in the novels of Thomas Hardy. Tuf... ... ^ a b c Charlotte Lindgren Winslow (July 19, 2010). "Remembering Donald James Winslow (1911-2010)". Retrieved 2010-12-16.  ...

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Jacob's Room

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...untries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete co... ...e day laid against it to be judged. "Now she's going up the hill with little John," said Mrs. Cranch to Mrs. Garfit, shaking her mat for the last time... ...ning the orchard gate, Mrs. Flanders walked to the top of Dods Hill, holding John by the hand. Archer and Jacob ran in front or lagged behind; but the... ... cotton, or when some insect dashed at her, boomed in her ear, and was gone. John kept trotting up and slapping down in her lap grass or dead leaves w... ...t strip. An old inhabitant himself, he had much in common with Mrs. Barfoot James Coppard's daughter. The drinking−fountain, where West Street joins ... ... The drinking−fountain, where West Street joins Broad Street, is the gift of James Coppard, who was mayor at the time of Queen Victoria's jubilee, and... ... of a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title, James Spalding, or Charles Budgeon, and the passengers going the opposite...

... for it but to leave.? Slowly welling from the point of her gold nib, pale blue ink dissolved the full stop; for there her pen stuck; her eyes fixed, and tears slowly filled them. The entire bay quivered; the lighthouse wobbled; and she had the illusion that the mast of Mr. Connor?s little yacht was bending like a wax candle in the sun. She winked quickly. Accidents were a...

...Table of Contents: Jacob's Room, 1 -- Virginia Woolf, 1 -- Chapter ONE, 1 -- Chapter TWO, 5 -- Chapter THREE, 13 -- Chapter FOUR, 21 -- Chapter FIVE, 32 -- Chapter SIX, 37 -- Chapter SEVEN, 41 -- Chapter EIGHT, 46 -- Chapter NINE, 50 -- Chapter TEN, 57 -- Chapter ELEVEN, ...

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James L. Lardner

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... Ring Lardner (nephew) James Lawrence Lardner (November 20, 1802 – April 12, 1881) was an officer ... ...e American Civil War. James Lardner Co... ... Born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the sixth son of John Lardner and Margaret (née Saltar) Lardner.[1] Lardner was appointed mi... ... Born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was the sixth son of John Lardner and Margaret (née Saltar) Lardner.[1] Lardner was appointed midshipman on M... ...pman on May 10, 1820. He served in the Pacific Squadron from 1821 to 1824, and joined the Mediterranean Squadron in 1825 after escorting General Lafay... ...] He received promotion to lieutenant on May 17, 1828, and served as navigating officer of the sloop Vincennes on her historic cir... ... Wilmer and had two further sons.[1] It was because of James Lawrence Lardner that one of his nephews came to be known as Ring Lar... ... References ^ a b c d John Woolf Jordan. "Colonial Families of Philadelphia (Vol.2)". ebooksread.... ... References ^ a b c d John Woolf Jordan. "Colonial Families of Philadelphia (Vol.2)". ebooksread.com. ...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: NIGHT AND DAY Author: VIRGINIA WOOLF Language: English Subject: Fiction, Liter... ...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ... the rook. She then said, without any preface: "It's about Charles and Uncle John's offer. . . . Mother's been talking to me. She says she can't affor... .... "The truth is," he observed gloomily, "that I ought to have accepted Uncle John's offer. I should have been making six hundred a year by this time."... ...e thing's got to be settled, one way or another. Charles must write to Uncle John if he's going there." Ralph sighed impatiently. "I suppose it doesn'... ...t the wall, within the black tube, was a voice which recked nothing of Uncle James, of China teapots, or of red velvet curtains. She watched the oscil... ...irl of eighteen, abruptly. "The whole house will be down one of these days," James muttered. "Nonsense," said Mrs. Denham. "It's only a little bit of ... ...hymns at street corners on Sunday mornings, thereby making it impossible for James to have his sleep out, and tampering with the rights of individual ...

...Excerpt: It was a Sunday evening in October, and in common with many other young ladies of her class, Katharine Hilbery was pouring out tea. Perhaps a fifth part of her mind was thus occupied, and the remaining parts leapt over the little barrier of day which interposed...

Table of Contents: Night and Day, 1 -- Virginia Woolf, 1

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George James Hopkins

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... 1917-1975 George James Hopkins (March 23, 1896 – February 11, 1985), was a art set designer,... ...s (March 23, 1896 – February 11, 1985), was a art set designer, playwright and production designer. A native of Pasadena, Californ... ...er of William Desmond Taylor Hopkins had a professional and intimate relationship with silent film director William Desmond Taylor,... ... instructed Hopkins to remove a basket of documents from the murder scene, and Hopkins obeyed. Hopkins' unpublished 1981 autobiography, Caught in the ... ... External links George James Hopkins at the Internet Movie Database ... ... 1943 (bw): James Basevi, William S. Darling, Thomas Little / (c): Alexander Golitzen, ... ...James Basevi, William S. Darling, Thomas Little / (c): Alexander Golitzen, John B. Goodman, Russell A. Gausman, Ira S. Webb ... ... 1947 (bw): John Bryan, Wilfred Shingleton / (c): Alfred Junge ... ... 1949 (bw): Harry Horner, John Meehan, Emile Kuri / (c): Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse, Edwin B. Willi...

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Monday or Tuesday

By: Virginia Woolf

...MONDAY OR TUESDAY by VIRGINIA WOOLF MONDAY OR TUESDAY VIRGINIA WOOLF Copyright © 2002 All Rights ... ... helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. ... ... been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access to the world's largest PDF eBook Collection (60,000+ and gr... ...pening there, making sure? a ghostly couple. "Here we left it," she said. And he added, "Oh, but here too!" "It's upstairs," she murmured. "And in th... ...and sometimes when the night's been bad it seems as if washing helped. And John at breakfast? the children? meals are worst, and sometimes there are f... ...esire to peer and peep at the man opposite? one's as much as I can manage. James Moggridge is it, whom the Marshes call Jimmy? [Minnie, you must promi... ...mmy? [Minnie, you must promise not to twitch till I've got this straight]. James Moggridge travels in? shall we say buttons? ? but the time's not come... ...ehold, set that in motion. Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself. He reads Truth. But his passion? Roses? and his wife a retir... ...re." (But why do you look about you? Hilda won't come to the station, nor John; and Moggridge is driving at the far side of Eastbourne). "I'll wait ...

...as a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure? a ghostly couple. Here we left it, she said. And he added, Oh, but here too! It's upstairs, she murmured. And in the garden, he whispered. Quietly, they said, or we shall wake them. But it wasn't that you woke us. Oh, no. They're looking for it; they're drawing the curt...

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C. L. R. James

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...ionel Robert James (4 January 1901 – 19 May 1989), best known as C. L. R. James, who sometimes wrote under the pen-name J. R. Johnson, was an ... ..., best known as C. L. R. James, who sometimes wrote under the pen-name J. R. Johnson, was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist, socialist ... ...nson, was an Afro-Trinidadian historian, journalist, socialist theorist and essayist . His works are influential in various theoretical, socia... ..., and historiographical contexts. His work is a staple of subaltern studies, and he figures as a pioneering and influential voice in postcolonial l... ...ering and influential voice in postcolonial literature .Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism, London: Chatto & Windus, 1993, p. 54. His work is ofte... .... 54. His work is often associated with Caribbean and Afro-nationalism, though James himself contended that the "either-or" was a false dichotomy, and... ...aid, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. p. 247-8. A tireless political activist, James's writing on the Communist International stirred debate in Tro... ...urth International, to facilitate its work among black workers, one Trotskyist John Archer encouraged him to leave in the hope of removing a rival. Ja... ...s would precipitate a much broader radical social movement. US career and the Johnson-Forest Tendency He then stayed in the USA until he was deported...

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Monday or Tuesday

By: Virginia Woolf

... MONDAY OR TUESDAY by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...untries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete co... ... and sometimes when the night's been bad it seems as if washing helped. And John at breakfast? the children? meals are worst, and sometimes there ar... ...desire to peer and peep at the man opposite? one's as much as I can manage. James Moggridge is it, whom the Marshes call Jimmy? [Minnie, you must p... ...mmy? [Minnie, you must promise not to twitch till I've got this straight]. James Moggridge travels in? shall we say buttons? ? but the time's not c... ...sehold, set that in motion. Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself. He reads Truth. But his passion? Roses? and his wife a r... ...re." (But why do you look about you? Hilda won't come to the station, nor John; and Moggridge is driving at the far side of Eastbourne). "I'll wai...

... a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure? a ghostly couple. ?Here we left it,? she said. And he added, ?Oh, but here too!? ?It?s upstairs,? she murmured. ?And in the garden,? he whispered. ?Quietly,? they said, ?or we shall wake them.? But it wasn?t that you woke us. Oh, no. ?They're looking for it; they're drawi...

...Table of Contents: MONDAY OR TUESDAY, 1 -- VIRGINIA WOOLF, 1 -- A Haunted House, 1 -- A Society, 2 -- Monday or Tuesday, 10 -- An Unwritten Novel, 11 -- The String Quartet, 17 -- Blue Green, 19 -- Kew Gardens, 20 -- The Mark on the Wall, 23...

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James Stephen (politician)

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... ; the family home later being removed to Stoke Newington . He married twice and was the father of Sir James Stephen and grandfather of Sir James... ...ing removed to Stoke Newington . He married twice and was the father of Sir James Stephen and grandfather of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen and Sir... ...father of Sir James Stephen and grandfather of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen and Sir Leslie Stephen and great-grandfather of Virginia Woolf . Ea... ...Fitzjames Stephen and Sir Leslie Stephen and great-grandfather of Virginia Woolf . Early life James Stephen began his career reporting on parlia... ...nd Sir Leslie Stephen and great-grandfather of Virginia Woolf . Early life James Stephen began his career reporting on parliamentary proceedings... ...e a grave miscarriage of justice. The men were sentenced to death by burning, and Stephens' revulsion at both the trial and the verdict led him to vo... ...that America declared war, unbeknown to the American Congress . Abolitionism James Stephen's second marriage was to Sarah, sister of William Wilber... ... law, abolition and the civil service: Sir James Stephen (1789–1859), Henry John Stephen (1787–1864), and Sir George Stephen (1794–1879). NOTE:- ...

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Monday or Tuesday

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...MONDAY OR TUESDAY by VIRGINIA WOOLF Monday or Tuesday Virginia Woolf Copyright © 2002 All Rights ... ... helps to support a variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. ... ... been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access to the world's largest PDF eBook Collection (60,000+ and gr... ... opening there, making surea ghostly couple. "Here we left it," she said. And he added, "Oh, but here too!" "It's upstairs," she murmured. "And in th... ...and sometimes when the night's been bad it seems as if washing helped. And John at breakfastthe childrenmeals are worst, and sometimes there are frien... ... desire to peer and peep at the man oppositeone's as much as I can manage. James Moggridge is it, whom the Marshes call Jimmy? [Minnie, you must promi... ...mmy? [Minnie, you must promise not to twitch till I've got this straight]. James Moggridge travels inshall we say buttons?but the time's not come for ... ...ehold, set that in motion. Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself. He reads Truth. But 12 his passion? Rosesand his wife a ret... ...re." (But why do you look about you? Hilda won't come to the station, nor John; and Moggridge is driving at the far side of Eastbourne). "I'll wait ...

... was a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making surea ghostly couple. Here we left it, she said. And he added, Oh, but here too! It's upstairs, she murmured. And in the garden, he whispered. Quietly, they said, or we shall wake them. But it wasn't that you woke us. Oh, no. They're looking for it; they're drawing the curt...

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James Tait Black Memorial Prize

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...re founded in 1919 by Mrs Janet Coats Black in memory of her late husband, James Tait Black, a partner in the publishing house of A & C Black Ltd. Hi... ...r in the publishing house of A & C Black Ltd. History From inception, the James Tait Black prize was organised without overt publicity. There was a l... ...ack prize was organised without overt publicity. There was a lack of press and publisher attention, initially at least, because Edinburgh was distant ... ...y. The decision on the award would be made by the Regius Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at the University of Edinburgh. Four winners of the Nob... ... of Edinburgh. Four winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature received the James Tait Black earlier in their careers: William Golding, Nadine Gordimer... ...ames Tait Black earlier in their careers: William Golding, Nadine Gordimer and J. M. Coetzee each collected the James Tait Black for fiction, whilst D... ... 1926 Radclyffe Hall, Adam's Breed Reverend Dr H. B. Workman, John Wyclif: A Study of the English Medieval Church (John Wyclif) ... ... 1928 Siegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man John Buchan, Montrose (James Graham)Scholarly revision of Buchan's earlier ... ...onell, England, Their England Violet Clifton, The Book of Talbot (John Talbot Clifton)Biography of the explorer John Talbot Clifton (1868-192...

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Monday or Tuesday

By: Virginia Woolf

... MONDAY OR TUESDAY by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...untries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete co... ... and sometimes when the night's been bad it seems as if washing helped. And John at breakfast-the children-meals are worst, and sometimes there are ... ... desire to peer and peep at the man opposite-one's as much as I can manage. James Moggridge is it, whom the Marshes call Jimmy? [Minnie, you must pro... ...immy? [Minnie, you must promise not to twitch till I've got this straight]. James Moggridge travels in-shall we say buttons?-but the time's not come... ...esday An Unwritten Novel 14 Well, the family boots are mended on Sundays by James himself. He reads Truth. But his passion? Roses-and his wife a ret... ...ure." (But why do you look about you? Hilda won't come to the station, nor John; and Moggridge is driving at the far side of Eastbourne). "I'll wai...

...as a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making surea ghostly couple. ?Here we left it,? she said. And he added, ?Oh, but here too!? ?It?s upstairs,? she murmured. ?And in the garden,? he whispered. ?Quietly,? they said, ?or we shall wake them.? But it wasn?t that you woke us. Oh, no. ?They're looking for it; they're drawi...

...Table of Contents: Monday or Tuesday, 1 -- Virginia Woolf, 1 -- A Haunted House, 1 -- A Society, 2 -- Monday or Tuesday, 10 -- An Unwritten Novel, 11 -- The String Quartet, 17 -- Blue Green, 19 -- Kew Gardens, 20 -- The Mark on the Wall, 23...

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Murder of James Bulger

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... Born James Patrick Bulger (1990-03-16)16 March 1990 Liverp... ... Denise Bulger (now Fergus) James Patrick Bulger (16 March 1990[1] – 12 February 1993) was a boy from K... ...murdered on 12 February 1993, at the age of two. He was abducted, tortured and murdered by two ten-year-old boys, Robert Thompson (born 23 August 1982... ...d murdered by two ten-year-old boys, Robert Thompson (born 23 August 1982) and Jon Venables (born 13 August 1982).[2][3] Bulger disappeared from the N... ...ccompanying his mother. His mutilated body was found on a railway line two-and-a-half miles (4 km) away in Walton, Liverpool, two days after his ... ... the path of oncoming traffic.[9] That same afternoon, James Bulger (often called "Jamie" by the press, although never by his fami... ...ns of a society that is becoming unworthy of that name."[7] Prime Minister John Major said that "society needs to condemn a little more, and understan... ...e and redemption as Bulger killer goes back into custody". Yorkshire Post. Johnston Press. Retrieved 8 March 2010.  ... ...arliament.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-15.  ^ Johnston, Philip (3 March 2010). "Bulger killers: identifying them was a mi...

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The Common Reader First Series

By: Virginia Woolf

...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...ntemporary THE COMMON READER There is a sentence in Dr. Johnson's Life of Gray which might well be written up in all those rooms, ... ...ial, the sanction of the great man's approval. The common reader, as Dr. Johnson implies, differs from the critic and the scholar. He is worse educ... ...cies as a critic are too obvious to be pointed out; but if he has, as Dr. Johnson maintained, some say in the final distribution of poetical honours... ...Antiquaries speculate and differ. 1 The Paston Letters, edited by Dr. James Gairdner (1904), 4 vols. Not so very far off lie more ruins--the ... ... went into the question of smoke and its abatement--the lime trees in St. James's Park being, it is said, the result of his cogitations; he was comm... ... won prizes in Darton and Harvey's pocket-book. One of the Strutts knew James Montgomery, and there was talk, at those gay parties, with the Moori...

...Excerpt: There is a sentence in Dr. Johnson's Life of Gray which might well be written up in all those rooms, too humble to be called libraries, yet full of books, where the pursuit of reading is carried on by private people. ... I rejoice to concur with the co...

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John Fraser (actor)

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...18 March 1931, Glasgow, Scotland) is a BAFTA-nominated Scottish-born actor and writer. Contents ... ...r Wilde (playing Lord Alfred Douglas), Roman Polanski's Repulsion, Isadora and Schizo. He made appearances on television series including Danger Man (... ...made appearances on television series including Danger Man (1964), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969), Columbo (1972), Doctor Who (1981) and The Bi... ...actor Laurence Harvey was gay and that his long-term lover was his manager James Woolf. According to Fraser, "As a teenager, [Harvey] started out livi... ...Laurence Harvey was gay and that his long-term lover was his manager James Woolf. According to Fraser, "As a teenager, [Harvey] started out living wit... ...s. Throughout all these career marriages, he still managed to string Jimmy Woolf along."[1] Of Dirk Bogarde, Fraser wrote, "Dirk's life with Forwood h... ... Bibliography of works Fraser, John (2004), Close Up, Oberon,   Fraser, J. (... ...nks Official website John Fraser at the Internet Movie Database ...

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The Years

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...THE YEARS by VIRGINIA WOOLF Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ...lection World Public Library.org Title: THE YEARS Author: VIRGINIA WOOLF Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Pub... ...... ...orks of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around th... ...tries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete coll... ...hich was echoed, or parodied, here in the trees of Hyde Park, here in St. James's by the twitter of sparrows and the sudden outbursts of the amorous... ... genuinely; this was something that she said herself. But then, as Cousin James went on reading, something slipped. The sense was blurred. She could... ...e could feel the beauty of that. Again it was like music; but then Cousin James seemed to hurry, as if he did not altogether believe what he was say... ... scenting condescension; Mrs Lazenby, offering to write to her cousin Sir John, upon which Judd, the retired shopkeeper, snubbed her. She smiled as ...

...Excerpt: It was an uncertain spring. The weather, perpetually changing, sent clouds of blue and of purple flying over the land. In the country farmers, looking at the fields, were apprehensive; in London umbrellas were opened and then shut by people looking up at the sky. But in April such weather was to be expected...

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John Maynard Keynes

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... John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes,[1] CB, FBA ( ; 5 June 1883 – 21 Apri... ...was a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic policies of... ...roeconomics and informed the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and he i... ...he is widely considered to be one of the founders of modern macroeconomics and the most influential economist of the 20th century.[2][3][4][5] His ide... ... people will expect him to be clever. John Maynard Keynes was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, to an u... ...dge, Cambridgeshire, England, to an upper-middle-class family. His father, John Neville Keynes, was an economist and a lecturer in moral sciences at t... ... Baumol James Duesenberry ... ...e Klein James Meade ... ...muelson James Tobin ...

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