An ALA Notable Book and winner of the National Book Award for Children's Books, Isaac Bashevis Singer's A Day of Pleasure shares his memories as a boy growing up in Warsaw, Poland prior to World War II--featuring striking black and white ...
Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Publisher: Square Fish
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
An ALA Notable Book. A Day of Pleasure is the winner of the 1970 National Book Award for Children's Books.
A DAY'S PLEASURE I. THE MORNING. THEY were not a large family, and their pursuits and habits were very simple; yet the summer was lapsing toward the first pathos of autumn before they found themselves all in such case as to be able to ...
Author: William Dean Howells
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
This volume includes the following stories by William Dean Howells: "A Day's Pleasure", "Buying a Horse", "Flitting", "The Mouse" and "A Year in a Venetian Palace."
We were going on a day's pleasure, the house was too full, my mother was bilious, the car would not start for my father but roared for a moment in the yard, then spluttered and stopped. There were already in the house, ...
Author: Nigel Heseltine
Publisher: Parthian Books
Cariad County: a place of anarchy and farce, of the grotesque and the slapstick, of tragedy and violent comedy, where the local hunt is disrupted by a camel-riding hero, where the town hall burns down as the town cheers, a place haunted by grotesque revenants from the First World War. This is the world of Nigel Heseltine’s short stories, fantastic fictions which lampoon and lament the slow decline of the once-powerful squires and landowners of mid-Wales, the very Montgomeryshire of which Heseltine (1916-1995) formed a part.
About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.
Author: Mrs. Harriet Myrtle
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Excerpt from A Day of Pleasure: A Simple Story for Young Children The grey dawn begins slowly to spread over earth and sky; the stars grow pale, and one by one disappear. The moon looks like a thin, round, white mist, and sinks towards the west, fading from sight as she sinks. A streak of bright crimson is seen in the east; the birds awake and sing joyously on hedge and tree. The crimson in the east grows brighter and beams with golden light; the morning breeze springs up, and rosy clouds ﬂoat over the clear blue sky. The glorious sun rises over the green earth; the dew drops glitter on every leaf and every blade of grass and lake and stream and ocean reﬂect his ﬂashing rays. Sheep and cattle can be seen feeding in the meadows and on the hill sides; the trees and woods throw long shadows on the ground. The sunbeams make the window panes of all the cottages and houses glance like diamonds, and dart in to wake the sleepers. There is one window into which a sunbeam peeps gently through roses and jasmines and quivering green leaves, and lights up a pretty room. First it tips with silver the harp that an angel holds then touches his wings and his face; then it shows pictures on the wall; now it reaches a small bed with white curtains, steals inside them and kisses a little sleeping boy. How fast asleep he is! There he lies with his head on the pillow breathing peacefully. He has rosy cheeks and curly hair, but his eyes are shut, so we cannot see them yet, and he does not feel the sunbeam nor hear the birds. The door opens softly. Who is it that comes in so silently in her white dress, with roses in her hand, and leans over the little sleeper with looks of tender love? It is his mother. She kisses his cheek fondly; she strokes his hair; she says, Bless you, my little darling, but he sleeps soundly still. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
A Day of Pleasure - Ellen Wood Ellen Wood (17 January 1814 - 10 February 1887), was an English novelist, better known as Mrs. Henry Wood. She is perhaps remembered most for her 1861 novel East Lynne, but many of her books became international best-sellers, being widely received in the United States and surpassing Charles Dickens' fame in Australia. Wood's works were translated into many languages, including Russian. Leo Tolstoy, in a 9 March 1872 letter to his older brother Sergei, noted that he was "reading Mrs. Wood's wonderful novel In the Maze." Wood wrote several works of supernatural fiction, including "The Ghost" (1862) and the often anthologized "Reality or Delusion?" (1868). At her death (caused by bronchitis) her estate was valued at over 36,000, then a very considerable sum. She was buried in Highgate Cemetery, London. A monument to her was unveiled in Worcester Cathedral in 1916."
Release on 1795 | by Baron of Evesham Somers (John Lord)
THE next day being Shroue - tuesday , a day of pleasure , and lollitie by custome , but farre more delightfull by reason of this magnificent marriage , which moued many occafions of mirth in his Highnes court , for euery day in feuerall ...
A Wonderful Novel A Day of Pleasure Ellen Wood Ellen Wood (17 January 1814 - 10 February 1887), was an English novelist, better known as "Mrs. Henry Wood". She is perhaps remembered most for her 1861 novel East Lynne, but many of her books became international best-sellers, being widely received in the United States and surpassing Charles Dickens' fame in Australia. Ellen Price was born in Worcester in 1814. In 1836 she married Henry Wood, who worked in the banking and shipping trade in Dauphine in the South of France, where they lived for 20 years. On the failure of Wood's business, the family (including four children) returned to England and settled in Upper Norwood near London, where Ellen Wood turned to writing. This supported the family (Henry Wood died in 1866). She wrote over 30 novels, many of which (especially East Lynne) enjoyed remarkable popularity. Among the best known are Danesbury House, Oswald Cray, Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles, The Channings, Lord Oakburn's Daughters and The Shadow of Ashlydyat. In 1867, Wood purchased the English magazine Argosy, which had been founded by Alexander Strahan in 1865. Her writing tone would be described as "conservative and Christian," occasionally expressing religious rhetoric. She wrote much of the magazine herself, but other contributors included Hesba Stretton, Julia Kavanagh, Christina Rossetti, Sarah Doudney and Rosa Nouchette Carey. Wood continued as its editor until her death in 1887, when her son Charles Wood took over.
One day the headlines in two different newspapers read “Blizzard Paralyzes Capital” and “Snow Gives 300,000 Day Off in D.C.” Both headlines were factually ... The first headline told of a storm; the second told of a day of pleasure.
Author: Randal S. Chase
Publisher: Plain & Precious Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
La vida y el ministerio de Jesucristo. Este volumen es el primero de tres sobre el Nuevo Testamento. Abarca la vida de Cristo, desde la selección premortal como el Cordero de Dios a través de Su nacimiento e infancia. Luego seguimos al Maestro durante el primer año de Su ministerio, de como es tentado, bautizado, hace milagros, selecciona a los Doce Apóstoles, y luego enseña con parábolas y en el Sermón de la Montaña durante el segundo año de Su ministerio, Él enseña el sermón del Pan de Vida, se transfigura y otorga las llaves del sacerdocio a los Doce. Termina el segundo año de Su ministerio en Jerusalén, donde se declara a Si mismo la Luz del Mundo, el Hijo de Dios y el Mesías. La cubierta exhibe la imagen clásica de "El Sermón de la Montaña", pintado por Carl Heinrich Bloch en 1890.
Release on 1992-10-31 | by John Henry Cardinal Newman
pleasure of the mere passive reception of recitals or narratives, which neither profess to be true nor claim to be believed. ... assent,—contemporary history, political occurrences, the news of the day,—the pleasure resulting from these.
Author: John Henry Cardinal Newman
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess
This classic of Christian apologetics seeks to persuade the skeptic that there are good reasons to believe in God even though it is impossible to understand the deity fully. First written over a century ago, the Grammar of AssentGrammar, highlights its principal themes, and evaluates its philosophical originality.
"Surely, in the name o' goodness, you're never going to baulk yourself of a day's pleasure for the sake of yon little cripple that's dead and gone!" "No,—it's not baulking myself of—don't be angry, Anne Dixon, with him, please; ...
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof
Anna, a German mill-owner’s daughter, marries a French aristocrat and moves to France. She discovers that her husband killed his previous wife and that he is trying to kill her as well. Quick, intriguing, and with an extremely interesting plot, ‘The Grey Woman’ (1861) is a short story by Elizabeth Gaskell for anyone who enjoys a good gothic shudder. Incredibly progressive for its time, it is about the survival of the ill-treated woman who has decided that enough is enough. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810-1865) was an English novelist, short story writer, and biographer, best known for her novels ‘North and South’ and ‘Wives and Daughters’ as well as her biography of Charlotte Brontë. Gaskell was viewed as a minor author until the 1950s where it became evident that her depiction of industrial environments and social problems was brilliant and poignant.
Many singles do without pleasure and self-care and focus all their energy on work. Think of adding luxurious, pleasurable things to your day. These don't have to be huge and expensive, perhaps a short drive, a few minutes reading a book ...
Author: Malti Bhojwani
Publisher: Om Books International
Category: Mind and body
Do you believe in magic, in prayers being answered, in dreams coming true and in goals being achieved? The Mind Spa: Ignite Your Inner Life Coach promises to transform your life in unimaginable ways. It will help you cleanse your soul from toxins, slough away the unwanted layers and ultimately leave you rejuvenated. The Mind Spa is interlaced with holistic therapies, unreasonable requests, bitter pills, gentle healing and self-coaching invitations that will motivate you into taking immediate action to achieve success in area of love, health and relationships. the Mind Spa Journal that comes along with this edition will encourage you to explore the wonders of writing, expressing gratitude and engaging in little acts of kindness. This is your opportunity to ignite the life coach within. If not now, when? Discover your bigger FOE to success, Escape the big trap of procrastination, Awaken the god inside you. About the Author Malti Bhojwani is a professional certified coach (PCC with the ICF) International Coach Federation, trained in ontological coaching NLP - Neuro Linguistic Programming and a yoga teacher (Yoga Alliance America). She has been in the personal development industry for over 14 years and brings her experience to individuals, teams in corporations and entrepreneurs all over the world. Her workshops based on presonal power, body communication, self-discovery and leadership have motivated people to create new and lasting changes in their lives. She has facilitated workshop and coached teams for international clients including Microsoft, Thoughtworks and The British Council. She has spoken to members of YPO, Eo, Rotarians and BNI among others. She is regular contributor and expert consultant for the Time of India and several international publications. She is a Singaporean, has lived in Jakarta, Indonesia and spent most of her adult life in Sydney. Australia where her daughter Drishti, also an author, resides. Malti currently lives in Pune, India.
According to the Pew Research Center, “80% of Americans age 16 and older say they read at least occasionally for pleasure. Some 36% read for pleasure every day or almost every day” . Reading for pleasure outranked other reasons for ...
Author: Paula Kotzé
The four-volume set LNCS 8117-8120 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2013, held in Cape Town, South Africa, in September 2013. The 55 papers included in the second volume are organized in topical sections on E-input/output devices (e-readers, whiteboards), facilitating social behaviour and collaboration, gaze-enabled interaction design, gesture and tactile user interfaces, gesture-based user interface design and interaction, health/medical devices, humans and robots, human-work interaction design, interface layout and data entry, learning and knowledge-sharing, learning tools, learning contexts, managing the UX, mobile interaction design, and mobile phone applications.