Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

The Personal Memoirs Of Ulysses S. Grant

The Personal Memoirs Of Ulysses S. Grant – Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States and the Union general who was imperative for the North’s victory in the Civil War. His autobiography has … Weiterlesen

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The Young Emperor William II. of Germany

The Young Emperor William II. of Germany – Harold Frederic Two of the four stories contained are founded on incidents of the American Civil War; these are entitled „The deserter“ and „A day in the wilderness.“ The others are called … Weiterlesen

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G. K. Chesterton – A Criticism

G. K. Chesterton – A Criticism – Cecil Chesterton Cecil Edward Chesterton was the brother of G.K. Chesterton, a journalist and political commentator throughout his short life of only 39 years. His biography of his better-known brother was first published … Weiterlesen

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The Confessions of St. Augustine

The Confessions of St. Augustine – St. Augustine of Hippo “The Confessions of St. Augustine” (Latin: Confessiones) is an autobiographical work by St. Augustine of Hippo. The work describes Augustine’s sinful youth and his conversion to Christianity. It is generally … Weiterlesen

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Thomas Jefferson – His permanent influence on American institutions

Thomas Jefferson – His permanent influence on American institutions – John Sharp Williams Very popularly written, these lectures are seven in number, and treat respectively of Jefferson as revolutionist, democratizer of state institutions, diplomat, democratizer of federal institutions, and president, … Weiterlesen

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The Life of Walter Bagehot

The Life of Walter Bagehot – Emily Barrington Mrs. Emily Barrington was the daughter of James Wilson MP, Liberal politician and founder of The Economist, and sister of Eliza Wilson, who married Walter Bagehot. Her intimate biography is one of … Weiterlesen

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Jane Austen – Woman of Letters

Jane Austen – Francis W. Cornish Mr. Francis Warre Cornish has devoted most of his chapters to a running comment on the novels. His criticism of the characters is shrewd and has the pleasant flavor of talk about people with … Weiterlesen

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen – Oscar W. Firkins A biography worth reading. The author has looked at Miss Austen more through his own eyes, and less through the eyes of her many illustrious eulogists, than any other writer we know of. Even … Weiterlesen

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