Wordsworth - Reference

Wordsworth - Reference

Wordsworth - Reference

Wordsworth - Reference

WORDSWORTH DICTIONARY OF DREAMS
GUSTAVUS HINDMAN MILLER    Book Number: 23895
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Miller's Dictionary of Dreams first appeared in 1909, ten years after Sigmund Freud's pioneering work The Interpretation of Dreams, and is therefore an historical work on dream analysis first publi...
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS: Wordsworth
EDIT. BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 23928
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The aim of this marvellous new edition is to provide the reader with, firstly, the means of finding a half-remembered phrase or reference. Secondly, examples of what has been said by the famous, th...
ORIGIN OF SPECIES
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 27140
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A Grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die... Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief: no being or...
SOCIAL CONTRACT
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques    Book Number: 27141
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Rousseau (1712-1778) argues for the preservation of individual freedom in political society. An individual can only be free under the law, he says, by voluntarily embracing the law as his own. Henc...
WORDSWORTH BOOK OF HUMOROUS QUOTATIONS
EDITED BY CONNIE ROBERTSON    Book Number: 27150
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From Oscar Wilde's witty observation in Lady Windermere's Fan that "I can resist everything except temptation", to Zsa Zsa Gabor's admission that "I know nothing about sex, because I was always mar...
WORDSWORTH ULTIMATE COCKTAIL BOOK
NED HALLEY    Book Number: 30587
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This book contains more cocktails than any other - 1,500 of them - ranging from classic Martinis to unblushing modern concoctions such as 'Sex on the Beach'. Recipes are user friendly, assembled o...
WORDSWORTH DICTIONARY OF CULINARY AND MENU TERMS
RODNEY DALE    Book Number: 31456
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms contains over 12,000 entries and will be invaluable to chefs and gourmands, fascinating to browsers and crossword enthusiasts, and a handy compani...
DICTIONARY OF DRINK: New Edition, Updated and Illustrated
NED HALLEY    Book Number: 33876
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What is a slack-ma-girdle? How did White Horse whisky get its name? Or Old Bawdy barley wine? In a straightforward A to Z format, the book identifies thousands of individual brewers, distillers and...
THE ART OF WAR and THE BOOK OF LORD SHANG
SUN TZU    Book Number: 35497
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The two political classics in this book are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. They are anything but armchair strategy or ivory-tower speculation: they are serious, urgen...
GEORGE ELIOT
MATHILDE BLIND    Book Number: 56224
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This is the first full-length biography of George Eliot, published just three years after her death, by a freethinking German-Jewish émigré and proto-feminist: the first to tackle the Lewes relatio...
SHACKLETON: Heart of the Antarctic and South
INTRO. BY DR BEAU RIFFENBURGH    Book Number: 56596
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Ernest Shackleton led two Antarctic expeditions, and died shortly after the beginning of the third. His first expedition was not a total success (they did not reach the South Pole), and the second ...
MOHAMMED
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 56597
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According to Mohammed, the one true religion was revealed to five great prophets before him - Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. But each time their message was ignored and people chose to worsh...
MRS BEETON'S GARDEN MANAGEMENT
ISABELLA BEETON    Book Number: 58187
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Isabella Beeton was born in 1836, the eldest of 21 children, and died at the age of just 28. The subjects covered are soil structures, manures and compost, planning and landscaping, walls and fenc...
HOBSON JOBSON: The Anglo-Indian Dictionary
HENRY YULE    Book Number: 60724
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Hobson-Jobson is short-hand for the assimilation of foreign words to the sound pattern of the adopting language. Bungalow, pyjamas, verandah, curry, chintz, gingham, mango, junk and catamaran are a...
ESSENTIAL PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS
DAVID HUME    Book Number: 65536
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David Hume (1711-1776) was the most important philosopher ever to write in English, as well as a master stylist. This volume contains his major philosophical works. A Treatise of Human Nature (173...
HOLY QUR'AN
ABDULLAH YUSUF ALI    Book Number: 30323
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The Holy Qu'ran (also known as The Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. Th...
THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
KARL MARX AND F. ENGLES    Book Number: 58204
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Marx's prediction that the state would wither away of its own accord has proved inaccurate, and he did not foresee the tyrannies which have ruled large parts of the globe in his name. But some of ...
THE PRINCE
Machiavelli, Nicolo    Book Number: 80667
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Written in 1513 for the Medici, immediately following their return to power in Florence, The Prince remains as relevant a text on the craft of ruling and the exercise of power in today's world of c...
LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR
HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595
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A masterpiece of social observation. Mayhew takes us into the abyss, into a world without fixed employment where skills are declining and insecurity mounting, a world of criminality, pauperism and...