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  1. Cousin Sophie, two years his junior, prided herself on her fine education, contrasting it to that of the rustic, uneducated Joseph, and ridiculing his use of language. In turn, he accused her of swallowing a grammar book. 24 Sophie was an exceptionally well educated and pious young woman of twenty-four, a high school graduate at a tune when ...

  2. Balzac put him in a book, so did George Sand. All the painters and sculptors, Delaroche and Ary Scheffer among others made his portrait. Nevertheless, his head was not turned, and when, after an exile of a few years, Thalberg had conquered Paris in his absence, he returned and engaged in an ivory duel, at the end worsting his rival.

  3. The “Royal George," a first-rate man-of-war, of one hundred guns, upset and sank while at anchor in the Spithead, by the guns rolling to one side of the uessel, June 28, 1782. In this dreadful catastrophe nearly a thousand persons perished, among whom was Admiral Kempenfelt, who was writing in his cabin at the time. .

  4. George Eliot; a Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy eBook George Eliot; a Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy. The following sections of this BookRags Literature Study Guide is offprint from Gale's For Students Series: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Works: Introduction, Author Biography, Plot Summary, Characters, Themes, Style ...

  5. letter written by George Herbert to Bishop Andrewes, about a holy life, which the latter “put into his bosom,” and after showing it to his scholars, “did always return it to the place where he first lodged it, and continued it so, near his heart, till the last day of his life.” Great is the power of goodness to charm and to command. The man

  6. We counted deaths in jails across the country. One year after Sandra Bland’s death in custody sparked national outrage, people are still dying (in largely preventable ways) in jails across the country. The federal government doesn’t track these deaths in any meaningful way, so we did. 2. We investigated lead paint violations in New York City.

  7. 22 the life and death of andy warhol with a glance and the threat of his hand moving But Paul, to his belt. who was now seventeen and working was reasonably in a steel mill, independent, and Andrei was usually so tired when he came home from work that it was all he could do to stand in the backyard, silenUy hosing the tiny garden.