Materials for German Prose Composition, Or, Selections from Modern English Writers: With Grammatical Notes, Idiomatic Renderings of Difficult Passages, and a General Introduction

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Carl Adolf Buchheim
George Bell and Sons, 1876 - 104 páginas
 

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The Election of a Pope IV Roscoe
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Reminiscences of Goethe W M Thackeray
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A Parade in Canada Mrs Jameson
165
Dangerous Cannonades Prof J Tyndall
167
A Prison Scene Douglas JerrolS
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XXXA Word for the Germans From the Pall Mall Gazette
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Leigh Hunt N Hawthorne
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Byron to Goethe A Letter
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The Flood George Elwt
182
Indurtry of Musicians S Smiles
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Courage An Essay From the Saturday Review
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Martin Luther W Robertson
190
Christmas Prof Wilson
191
An Innocent Forgery Dramatic Scene John Oxenford
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Sir James Mackintosh Sydney Smith
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The Science op Histort Mill
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The Earl of Clancarty Macaulay
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From a Speech op Lord Derby
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Burgers Lenore Capt Basil Halt
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Among the Icebergs Capt J O Ross
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The Mak who hunts and doesnt like it Anthony Trollope
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Civilization The Rev C Merivale
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Light and Warmth Bulwer
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From the Diary of Thomas Moore
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A Letter from Washington Irving
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Effect of Cold Sir W E Parry
216
De Quincey on German Literature
217
Influence of Natural Agencies Buckle
220
A Fatal Joke Dr Doran
221
English Trade under Elizabeth A Fronde
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Modern Border Feuds T O Orattan
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German Popular Books Henry Hallam
227
Progress of Mankind Dr W B Hodgson
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Athenian Education The Rev Prof E H Plumptre
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A Conversion by Poetry Arthur Helps
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A Parallel Prof Huxley
238
Interlachen H W Longfellow
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The History of a Word Arclibishop Trench
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Shakespeares Biography R W Emerson
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Distinctive Character of Nations Sir James Stephens 244
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Página 240 - In other words, education is the instruction of the intellect in the laws of Nature, under which name I include not merely things and their forces, but men and their ways ; and the fashioning of the affections and of the will into an earnest and loving desire to move in harmony with those laws.
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