Coffee Breaks Short Stories And Poems

Author: Bett Taylor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483607615
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You sit there every night, feet raised by the hand operated mechanism on the
side of your lounge chair. ... You check the TV guide, then your watch to see
when the real make-believe will come on . . . not for another thirty minutes. ... for
him at the carnage. Best he sleeps through it she thinks. She wishes she could
sleep through it and it would all be a dream. Time passes. She knows he likes the
next show, so says his name loudly and he jolts awake and pretends he hadn't
dozed off at ...

The Greatest Christmas Novels Short Stories Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026848179
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And then for half an hour, despite the rich quality of our paraphernalia, that little
boy and I indulged in a glorious game of real plebeian miggs, and it was a joy to
see how quickly his stiff little fingers relaxed and adapted themselves to the uses
of his eye, which was as accurate ... It needed only a little red ink on the carpet to
reproduce in miniature a scene of great carnage, but I shall never forget the
expression of mingled joy and regret on his countenance as those creatures went
down.

A Darzit Voice Poems And Stories From A Dorset Man

Author: Beau Parke
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1411694481
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Our village side, Lytchett Red Triangle, had won Division 3 (East) three years
running, so a decision had been made to go from 'Minor' class to 'Junior' and
enter Dorset League Division 2 for the first time. A Reserve side ... The Great War
of Fourteen-Eighteen had surely made that point; Those millions of deaths, that
awesome carnage, those broken, mutilated, blood-grimed bodies buried in the all
-consuming mud of Flanders; Surely no Government could risk that again! My
schoolboy ...

Arthur Conan Doyle Ultimate Collection 21 Novels 188 Short Stories 88 Poems 7 Plays Including Works On Spirituality Historical Writings Personal Memoirs Illustrated

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026877527
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The Sherlock Holmes Series, The Professor Challenger Books, The Brigadier
Gerard Stories, The White Company, The Great Shadow, Mystery of Cloomber,
Beyond The City, A History of the Great War... Arthur Conan Doyle ... “In refusing
to commit yourself you are but showing a proper scientific reserve,” said
Challenger, with massive condescension. “I am not myself ... I have already
expressed my anticipation that something of the sort might exist upon this plateau
.” “We have to bear ...

The Greatest Christmas Tales Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026872363
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230+ Stories, Poems & Carols: The Gift of the Magi, The Mistletoe Bough, A
Christmas Carol, A Letter from Santa Claus, The Old Woman Who Lived in a
Shoe, The Fir Tree, The Christmas Angel¦ Louisa May Alcott, Mark Twain, O.
Henry, Beatrix Potter, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, ... "I want some playing
now," he said gleefully, as I informed him that he had beaten me out of my boots
at one of my best games. "Show me what you were doing with those soldiers
when I came in.

Jack London Ultimate Collection 250 Works In One Volume Novels Short Stories Plays Poetry Memoirs Essays Articles Illustrated

Author: Jack London
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ISBN: 8026875923
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As for the primitive, I hark back to it because we are still very primitive. How many
thousands years of culture, think you, have rubbed and polished at our raw
edges? One, probably; at the best, not more than two. And that takes us back to
screaming savagery, when, gross of body and deed, we drank blood from the
skulls of our enemies, and hailed as highest paradise the orgies and carnage of
Valhalla. And before that time, think you, how many thousands of years of
savagery did we ...

John Buchan Ultimate Collection 28 Novels 40 Short Stories Including Poems War Writings Essays Biographies Memoirs Illustrated

Author: John Buchan
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026851668
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The British Prime Minister gave our losses up to 4th February as 104,000, and
since January was not a month of heavy fighting, we can probably take 100,000
as the figure at the end of December. Of these, we know on German ... are always
in arrear; and since there is some evidence that only serious wounds were
counted, we shall probably be right in putting the total, on Germany's own
showing, at 11⁄2 millions for purpose of comparison with other armies. Some
estimates put the ...

The Greatest Christmas Stories Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026848462
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"I've got lots more of these stored away in my toycloset," he went on, "but I never
knew that you could do such things as this with them." "But what did you think
they were for?" I asked. "Why—just to—to keep," he said hesitatingly. "Wait a
minute," said I, wheeling a couple of cannon off to a distance of a yard from the
passing troops. "I'll show you something else you can do with them." I loaded
both cannon to the muzzle with dried pease, and showed him how to shoot. "Now
," said I, "fire!

Collected Works Of Edwin Arnold Buddhism And Hinduism Studies Poetry Plays Unabridged

Author: Edwin Arnold
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026844238
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The Essence of Buddhism, Light of the World, The Light of Asia, The Song
Celestial, Indian Poetry, Hindu Literature, The Japanese Wife, Death--And
Afterwards... Edwin Arnold ... The thing grew so bad that the beasts held a public
meeting, and drew up a respectful remonstrance to the Lion in these words:— "
Wherefore should your Majesty thus make carnage of us all? If it may ... 'Go,'
exclaimed King Fierceofheart in a rage; 'show me, instantly, where this insolent
villain of a lion lives.

Stories And Prose Poems

Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712158
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. crops. We wheeled our bicycles round the edges of the
fields and, finally, starting nowhere in particular, there emerged from the ground
an old, neglected, abandoned road, overgrown with weeds, which grew more
distinct as it drew nearer to the monument and even had ditches on either side of
it. Suddenly the crops came to ... wheat, and we were trampled to death beneath
their hoofs. Here, at the very axis of the bloody carnage, provided that the person
who ...