WINNER OF THE WISDEN BOOK OF THE YEAR
Author: Jonny Bairstow
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Category: Sports & Recreation
It contains four Memoirs by Mr. Maclear, — viz.. a continuation of his '
Examination of the Southern Stars of the B.A. ... can be more accurately observed
, with a reprint of the Annual Report, and a revised list of Fellows, will complete
the 4to. ... The Council have to regret the loss, by death, of the following Fellows:
— W. T. Clark, Esq. ; Major- General Sir T. Colby; ... transparent when viewed by
transmitted light, but which exhibits nevertheless in certain aspects a peculiar sky
At the next moment, the wind, changing its direction, swept out every vestige of
smoke and extinguished every tongue of flame, and the tall trees, in clear and
flameless ignition, standing parallel in thousands, resembled some blinding
Category: New York (N.Y.)
the fight which shall end in life or death for him, taken in 15% by Marshal Biron,
and one of the grant of land, but no money. ... The family, which has been a
prosperous and influential one, preserve this symbol of their early history to ...
landscape veil, The summit lies so very far awa The feet may falter, and the
courage fail, The stern pale lips will quiver, then, ... The audacious capture of the
fort of Fécamp, which involved a remarkable feat of climbing, is described in the
Memoirs of Sully.
Some questions which he deals with have been already entirely or partially
decided by the course of events, and it will be seen that ... biographical memoir,
to Miss Bremer's social Circle in her residence at Stockholm, a year or two before
she died. ... to the University town of Upsala, where Miss Howitt was invited by
one of the young ladies whose family resided there ... The phosphorescence of
the external layers was a deep blue, while that of the internal layers was
colourless, except ...
Category: Great Britain
The records of early genius do not afford a more remarkable instance of its
richest promise being quenched in an early tomb, ... In her poems, written before
the age of seventeen, at which she died, there is, fsaid Southey, in the London
Quarterly,) ... her peculiar habits, her entire devotion to books and scribbling, (as
she called it,) unfitted her for the care of a family. ... the skies, Be blest if victorious
— and cursed if ye fly V* "We have already allotted more room to our notice of
this memoir ...
Author: Theodore Sedgwick Fay
A very fine scriptural picture, and one by which the English school of art will be
raised high. ... artist has shewn that the high reputation he has arrived at has
been obtained deservedly : it is remarkable for vigour of feeling and ... “The Holy
Family. ... and too little of the forge in the representation ; but the great merits of
the picture overcome these defects or orjections, and ... Weathercocks gleamed
in the sunlight against the blue sky; long trucks of crisp fragrant heath and tinted
Travellers and tourists in America hereafter will owe a debt of honest gratitude to
the Songof Hiawatha. ... his mission ended, and his work performed, underwent
human loss and sorrow, and faded away in the light of dawning Christianity. ... we
advance they speak to us more and more clearly of -—the rushing of great rivers
Through their palisades of pine trees, And the thunder in the ... But to be bored
with the Ojibway for “ blue heron,” or “ crawfish," or “ seagulls " is quite
This updated edition covers Anjelica's stormy relationship with Jack Nicholson, her liberating marriage to artist Robert Graham, the exploits of her brothers Tony and Danny, the mysterious silence of Maricela, John's last love interest and ...
Author: Lawrence Grobel
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Of course, some there are who will say that since the advent of photography the
value of the artist has been greatly ... Stubbs was endowed with remarkable
strength, and it is said that when 79 years of age, only three years before his
death in 1806, ... will be interested in Mambrino, for from the Thoroughbred blood
running in his veins came the great trotting family of ... The coloring brings out the
sheen of the silks of the two monkeys, the blue and cloudy sky in the background,
and the ...
Traces the author's experiences as a mathematics wizard, author, inventor, hedge-fund manager, and card-counter who revealed casino-beating strategies, invented the first wearable computer, and launched a Wall Street revolution.
Author: Edward O. Thorp
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
Category: Biography & Autobiography