Download Mark Twain Speaking by Paul Fatout PDF

By Paul Fatout

ISBN-10: 1587294680

ISBN-13: 9781587294686

Initially released in 1976 and reissued in 2006 after decades out of print, Mark Twain talking assembles Twain's lectures, after-dinner speeches, and interviews from 1864 to 1909. Explanatory notes describe events, establish personalities, and speak about options of Twain's oral craftsmanship. A chronology directory date, position, and identify of speech or kind of engagement completes the gathering.

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Download The Etheric Double (Theosophical Classics Series) by Arthur E. Powell PDF

By Arthur E. Powell

ISBN-10: 0835600750

ISBN-13: 9780835600750

First released in 1925, this vintage textual content has lengthy been used as a resouce by way of scholars and students of astral phenomena. Its topic is the sophisticated physique which all humans own, actual in nature yet invisible to bland eyes. Of curiosity to healers, physique staff, and all scholars of esoteric lore, Powell's dialogue of the anatomy of the delicate physique, its strength facilities, and services is perceptive and accomplished.

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Download 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne PDF

By Jules Verne

ISBN-10: 1606208446

ISBN-13: 9781606208441

Twenty Thousand Leagues below the ocean (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a vintage technological know-how fiction novel through French author Jules Verne, released in 1870. it truly is concerning the fictional Captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as visible through one in every of his passengers, Professor Pierre Aronnax. the unique version, released by means of Hetzel, features a variety of illustrations by means of Alphonse de Neuville and Edouard Riou.

The name refers back to the distance travelled below the ocean, to not the intensity, as 20,000 leagues is 20 occasions the radius of the earth. the best intensity pointed out within the e-book is four leagues. A literal translation of the French identify may result in the plural "Seas", therefore implying the "Seven Seas" by which the characters of the radical commute. in spite of the fact that, the ordinary English translation of the identify makes use of "Sea", which means the sea commonly, as in "going to sea".

The notice leagues within the English name is a literal translation of lieues, yet refers to French leagues. The French league have been a variable unit yet within the metric period used to be standardized as four km. therefore the identify distance is reminiscent of 80,000 km (twice round the Earth) or roundly 50,000 statute miles. In universal English utilization 1 league equals three miles. (Quote from wikipedia.org)

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Jules Gabriel Verne (February eight, 1828 - March 24, 1905) used to be a French writer who pioneered the science-fiction style. he's top recognized for novels corresponding to trip to the heart of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues below the ocean (1870), and worldwide in 80 Days (1873). Verne wrote approximately house, air, and underwater commute earlier than air shuttle and useful submarines have been invented, and ahead of sensible technique of area go back and forth were devised. he's the 3rd so much translated writer on the earth, accordi

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