Samuel Johnson

Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674035852
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Published to commemorate the influential essayist's 300th birthday, a volume of top-selected moral and critical essays includes his periodical writings from the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler; the fable, Rasselas; and selections from Lives of the Poets.

Prolegomena to a Grammar of the Hebrew Language

Author: Samuel David Luzzatto
Publisher: Gorgias PressLlc
ISBN: 9781593333348
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"First published in 1836, Prolegomeni ad una grammatica ragionata della lingua ebraica, is perhaps the most important grammatical work of the influential Italian scholar Samuel David Luzzatto (1800-1865). Never reprinted, and never before fully translated, this long inaccessible work has become almost unknown. Intended to serve as an introduction to a comprehensive Hebrew grammar, the book is replete with information and innovative insights that are still valuable to contemporary scholars. Moreover, in addition a complete translation with copious annotations, Aaron Rubin's edition of Luzzatto's Prolegomeni contains an appendix consisting of biographical sketches of the roughly 275 Hebrew scholars mentioned by Luzzatto. This book will be of great value to anyone interested in the Hebrew language and its fascinating history."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author: G. Michael Hopf
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698159381
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Book 3 of the New World Series Surviving the attack proved to be more than they could have imagined… Months after a super-EMP attack devastated the United States, the country is now unrecognizable. Major cities are run by gangs, survivors are dying of starvation and the government is falling victim to lawlessness. Those who were prepared for the end find that they weren’t really prepared at all. While some seek vengeance for their losses, others are determined to restore the nation. Gordon, Samantha, Sebastian, Barone, Connor and Pablo are all on different paths, but they are all in search of a home away from chaos. They are all in search of a sanctuary.

Sandi C Shore s Secrets to Stand up Success

Author: Sandi C. Shore
Publisher: Emmis Books
ISBN: 9781578601608
Format: PDF
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The Comedy Store in L.A. is a family affair, founded by Sammy and Mitzi Shore, the parents of comedians Pauly Shore and Sandi Shore. In Secrets to Standup Success, Sandi offers valuable insider instruction on how to shape a comic persona and develop a personal delivery style, plus secrets on timing, pacing, and creating characters.

Sand Cake

Author: Frank Asch
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442466707
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On a hot summer day, the Bear family goes to the beach, but Baby Bear soon gets restless and decides to make a cake which turns out to be not exactly to his taste.

Hermit Songs

Author: Samuel (COP) Barber
Publisher: G Schirmer Incorporated
ISBN: 9781480395169
Format: PDF
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(Vocal Collection). This new edition includes detailed prefatory notes on the songs and new music engravings.

Sand and Pebbles

Author: Mujū Ichien
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780887060595
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Sand and Pebbles presents the first complete English rendering of Shasekishu--the classic, popular Buddhist "Tale Literature" (setsuwa). This collection of instructive, yet often humorous, anecdotes appeared in the late thirteenth century, within decades of the first stirrings of the revolutionary movements of Kamakura Buddhism. Shasekishu's author, Muju Ichien (1226-1312), lived in a rural temple apart from the centers of political and literary activity, and his stories reflect the customs, attitudes and lifestyles of the commoners. In Sand and Pebbles, complete translations of Book One and other significant narrative parts are supplemented by summaries of the remaining (especially didactic) material and by excerpts from Muju's later work. Introduced by a historical sketch of the period, this work also contains a biography of Muju. Illustrations, charts, a chronology, glossary of terms, notes, an extensive bibliography and an index guide the reader into a seldom seen corner of old Japan. Muju and his writings will interest students of literature as well as scholars of Japanese religion, especially Buddhism. Anthropologists and sociologists will discover details of Kamakura life and thought unrecorded in the official chronicles of the age.

Samuel Johnson s Insults

Author: Samuel Johnson
ISBN: 9781843543763
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Lackbrain, oysterwench, wantwit, clotpoll...Samuel Johnson's famous dictionary of 1755 contained some of the ripest insults in the English language and, in this book, Jack Lynch has compiled more than 300 of the curmudgeonly lexicographer's mightiest barbs, along with the definitions that only the master himself could elucidate. Many of these expostulations have long lain dormant. Some have even become close to extinction. Now they are back in all their discomfiting glory, ready to be relished once more.

San Francisco Relocated

Author: Diane C. Donovan
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439653674
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San Francisco’s colorful history has been explored so extensively that it is surprising to note that its moved buildings remain one of the city’s best-kept secrets. Reports are widely scattered in newspapers and architectural references; yet, despite the fact that the city’s relocations are second only to Chicago’s, there are no books in print concerning this curious history—until now. And it is a long, lively tale indeed. Beginning in 1850 and continuing today, it involves hundreds of moved structures, from houses and apartment buildings to churches and schools. Buildings were relocated for many reasons, from street modifications in the early 1900s to the advent of freeways and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in the 1950s and 1960s. Buildings were cut in half and moved in pieces, disassembled and moved brick by brick, or (more commonly) moved intact—some as heavy as 9,000 tons or as long as 110 feet. Buildings moved to San Francisco via ship around Cape Horn, traveled across town using horses and wagons or (later) trucks, and were barged over the Bay.

San Sombrero EBook

Author: Santo Cilauro
Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing
ISBN: 1742734707
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Proudly considered the birthplace of tinted sunglasses and sequins, this fascinating land is packed with things to see and do. Have your photo taken with a colourfully dressed ruhmero (drunk) while his accomplice steals your wallet. Sway to the steamy bababumba, one of the few dances in the world to routinely involve an exchange of body fluids. Try 'red-water rafting' your way down a river of boiling lava. Or simply sit back and sip a molitivo cocktail while listening to the hypnotic rhythm of government helicopters strafing a nearby rebel stronghold. Crammed with expert advice, this fully upd.