A Thousand Notable Things on Various Subjects

A Thousand Notable Things on Various Subjects

A cypher and character so contrived , that one line , without returns and circumflexes , stands for each and every of the twenty - four letters ; and as ready to be made for the one letter as the other . 4.

Author: Thomas Lupton

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ISBN: OXFORD:N10899840

Category: Birds

Page: 220

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Categories: Birds

A Thousand Notable Things on Various Subjects Disclosed from the Secrets of Nature and Art Practicable Profitable and of Great Advantage

A Thousand Notable Things  on Various Subjects  Disclosed from the Secrets of Nature and Art  Practicable  Profitable  and of Great Advantage

A cypher and character so contrived , that one line , without returns and circumflexes , stands for each and every of the twentyfour letters ; and as ready to be made for the one letter as the other . 4. This invention refined , and so ...

Author: Thomas Lupton

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ISBN: BL:A0021667516

Category: Inventions

Page: 187

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Categories: Inventions

A Thousand Miles of Dreams

A Thousand Miles of Dreams

Letters of Chen Xiying and Ling Shuhua Courtesy of Chen Xiaoying (Ying Chinnery). Letters of Virginia Woolf From The Letters of Virginia Woolf, edited by Nigel Nicolson, published by the Hogarth Press. Reprinted with permission of The ...

Author: Sasha Su-Ling Welland

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781442210066

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 392

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*For the bibliography mentioned in the book, click here. A Thousand Miles of Dreams is an evocative and intimate biography of two Chinese sisters who took very different paths in their quests to be independent women. Ling Shuhao arrived in Cleveland in 1925 to study medicine in the middle of a U.S. crackdown on Chinese immigrant communities, and her effort to assimilate began. She became an American named Amy, while her sister Ling Shuhua burst onto the Beijing literary scene as a writer of short fiction. Shuhua's tumultuous affair with Virginia Woolf's nephew during his years in China eventually drew her into the orbit of the Bloomsbury group. The sisters were Chinese "modern girls" who sought to forge their own way in an era of social revolution that unsettled relations between men and women and among nations. Daughters of an imperial scholar-official and a concubine, they followed trajectories unimaginable to their parents' generation. Biographer Sasha Su-Ling Welland stumbled across their remarkable stories while recording her grandmother's oral history. She discovered the secret Amy had jealously hidden from family in the United States—her sister's fame as a Chinese woman writer—as well as intriguing discrepancies between the sisters' versions of the past. Shaped by the social history of their day, the journeys of these extraordinary women spanned the twentieth century and three continents in a saga of East-West cultural exchange and personal struggle. Visit the author's website for more information and upcoming events. http://www.sashawelland.com/index.html
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

A Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania from the year one thousand seven hundred to the twenty fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and eighteen With references to reports of judicial decisions in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

A Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania  from the year one thousand seven hundred  to the twenty fourth day of March one thousand eight hundred and eighteen  With references to reports of judicial decisions in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

... and whereas it was the general practice from the year one thousand seven hundred and nine , until the abolition of the office of master of the rolls in the year one thousand eight hundred and pine , to record such letters of ...

Author: John W. PURDON

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ISBN: BL:A0017719735

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Page: 734

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A Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania From the year one thousand seven hundred to the sixteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and thirty six Fifth edition etc The editor s preface signed G M S i e G M Stroud

A Digest of the Laws of Pennsylvania  From the year one thousand seven hundred  to the sixteenth day of June  one thousand eight hundred and thirty six     Fifth edition  etc   The editor s preface signed  G  M  S   i e  G  M  Stroud

Proviso as to inventory where letters Register to make and certify copies of testamentary previously granted in bonds , inventories , & c . on request 32 another state ib . | Treasurer's receipt to executor , & c .

Author: John W. PURDON

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ISBN: BL:A0017719736

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Page: 1070

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Widows by the Thousand

Widows by the Thousand

24th 1862 My dear Sister , I received your letter of the 22nd of Oct. some weeks ago . We were so glad to hear from you , for it is so seldom that we ever here . The letter and things you sent us by Capt . Taylor we have never yet rec'd ...

Author: Theophilus Perry

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 1557286213

Category: History

Page: 333

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This collection of letters written between Theophilus and Harriet Perry during the Civil War provides an intimate, firsthand account of the effect of the war on one young couple. Perry was an officer with the 28th Texas Cavalry, a unit that campaigned in Arkansas and Louisiana as part of the division known as "Walker’s Greyhounds.” His letters describe his service in a highly literate style that is unusual for Confederate accounts. He documents a number of important events, including his experiences as a detached officer in Arkansas in the winter of 1862-63, the attempt to relieve the siege of Vicksburg, mutiny in his regiment, and the Red River campaign, just before he was killed in the battle of Pleasant Hill. Harriet’s writings allow the reader to witness the everyday life of an upper-class woman enduring home front deprivations, facing the hardships and fears of childbearing and childrearing alone, and coping with other challenges resulting from her husband’s absence.
Categories: History

The Letters of Margaret Fuller

The Letters of Margaret Fuller

For the rest the delight of meeting him again would a thousand times overpay annoyances if such should arise. ... Since taking it up, Mrs. Farrar writes that she has a hundred dollars for me— A letter from Mother that she has placed a ...

Author: Margaret Fuller

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9781501725227

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 460

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This single-volume selection of the letters of Margaret Fuller invites acquaintance with a great American thinker of the Transcendentalist circle.
Categories: Literary Collections

Gentlemen s Prescriptions for Women s Lives A Thousand Years of Biographies of Chinese Women

Gentlemen s Prescriptions for Women s Lives  A Thousand Years of Biographies of Chinese Women

A Thousand Years of Biographies of Chinese Women Sherry J. Mou ... 310 woman of letters talent 22 Ms. Wang =E (=EH' fr) integrity (jie), filiality (beauty) chaste daughter 23 Woman of (#)\) widow chastity; filiality Liu Yao #|# chaste ...

Author: Sherry J. Mou

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317469940

Category: History

Page: 304

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As far back as the first century BCE, Chinese dynastic historians - all men - began recording the achievements of Chinese women and creating a structure of understanding that would be used to limit and control them. To men, these women became role models for their daughters and wives; to the few literate women readers, they became paradigms for their own behavior. Thus, although these biographies are descriptive by nature, they actually became prescriptive. Gentlemen's Prescriptions for Women's Lives is an enlightening source for studying Chinese women of the Imperial era as well as for understanding Chinese womanhood in general. By contextualizing these biographies, the author shows us these women not just as the complaisant, calm-eyed, delicate figures that adorn Confucian texts, but also as the products of the Confucian tradition's appropriation of women.
Categories: History