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Forum: Taunts and Challenges 10-03-2019
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I have written a caption; to a yet to be drawn...

I have written a caption; to a yet to be drawn political cartoon. it goes like this.


Mr. President is standing at podium at press conf.


Mr. President:" I just spoke for 5 minutes and...
Forum: General discussion 09-30-2019
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wow, that would have been the first civil war in...

wow, that would have been the first civil war in a long time
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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“The victors could not afford to follow the...

“The victors could not afford to follow the fugitives, for during the battle messengers had been sent from Unterwalden calling for help. In pursuance of their plan of battle Count Otto of Strasburg...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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“Just then the fog lifted and the sun rose....

“Just then the fog lifted and the sun rose. Brightly gleamed the polished steel armor and helms gayly adorned with many-colored plumes, and the dense forest of spears flashed in the dazzling light....
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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“Now they were sure where the attack would be...

“Now they were sure where the attack would be made. The Duke chose for his advance that one of the two roads that leads to the rocky ridge known as the Morgarten, and by way of Stein directly to...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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What the death of the Emperor Rudolph had...

What the death of the Emperor Rudolph had prevented him from accomplishing, Albert, his son and successor, sought to carry out. He aimed to dominate the country and make its free people his vassals....
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Chapter II The Battle of Morgarten About...

Chapter II
The Battle of Morgarten

About ten miles distant from Stans, and high above the glistening Lake of the Four Forest Cantons, is a somewhat long valley, about three miles in width,...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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A simple chapel was erected on the spot where...

A simple chapel was erected on the spot where Leopold’s body was found, which was dedicated July fifth, 1387. The titles and coats-of-arms of the nobles were placed upon the walls. In the centre...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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The knights felt sure of victory, and the...

The knights felt sure of victory, and the Confederates were losing confidence. More than sixty of their bravest, among them their leader, were lying dead on the field; the knights had not yet lost a...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Chapter IX Winkelried’s Heroic Death On...

Chapter IX
Winkelried’s Heroic Death

On the eighth of July, Duke Leopold appeared before the little city of Sempach with fourteen hundred knights and horsemen and several thousand foot-soldiers....
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Life Stories for Young People ARNOLD OF...

Life Stories for Young People

ARNOLD OF WINKELRIED
THE HERO OF SEMPACH

Translated from the German of
Gustav Höcker

BY
GEORGE P. UPTON
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Posted By Froggy
Wednesday, 19th. This morning Lycurgus, whose...

Wednesday, 19th. This morning Lycurgus, whose real name is Toobouratomita, came with his family from the Westward in order, from what we could understand, to live near us. He brought with him the...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Saturday, 15th. Winds at East during the day, in...

Saturday, 15th. Winds at East during the day, in the Night a light breeze off the land; and as I apprehend it be usual here for the Trade wind to blow during a great part of the day from the Eastern...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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Posted By Froggy
CHAPTER 3. TAHITI. REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES,...

CHAPTER 3. TAHITI.

REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES, ETC., AT GEORGE'S ISLAND.

[At Tahiti.]

NOTE. The way of reckoning the day in Sea Journals is from Noon to Noon, but as the most material...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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The two first-mentioned Journals are in the...

The two first-mentioned Journals are in the handwriting of an amanuensis, Mr. Orton, the clerk. No autograph journal is, so far as is known, in existence, but some rough original must have been kept,...
Forum: General discussion 09-17-2019
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CAPTAIN COOK'S JOURNAL DURING HIS FIRST...

CAPTAIN COOK'S JOURNAL
DURING HIS
FIRST VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
MADE IN
H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR"
1768-71
A Literal Transcription of the Original MSS.
WITH
NOTES AND INTRODUCTION
EDITED...
Forum: General discussion 09-16-2019
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Posted By Froggy
THE FOOL AND HIS JOKE. [22] [23] ...

THE FOOL AND HIS JOKE.

[22]


[23]

THE FOOL AND HIS JOKE.

W
Forum: General discussion 09-16-2019
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Posted By Froggy
Welsh Rarebit Tales BY HARLE OREN CUMMINS ...

Welsh Rarebit Tales

BY
HARLE OREN CUMMINS



Illustrated by
R. EMMETT OWEN
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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Posted By Froggy
It was just 6.30 in the morning, when there was a...

It was just 6.30 in the morning, when there was a loud tap at my door, and the servant rushed in, in the wildest state of excitement, handing me a note from General Le Gendre. The note read somewhat...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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accomplished amidst the cheers of a Corean crowd,...

accomplished amidst the cheers of a Corean crowd, which, like other crowds, is always ready to cheer the last comer. At the Pekin Pass, a "triumphal arch"—for want of a better word—could be seen. It...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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A few yards from the signal station, though still...

A few yards from the signal station, though still on Mount Nanzam, there is a picturesque red joss-house with a shrine in close proximity to it. The story goes—and the women of Cho-sen find it...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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Posted By Froggy
CHAPTER VIII Seoul—The City Wall—A large...

CHAPTER VIII

Seoul—The City Wall—A large image—Mount Nanzam—The fire-signals—women's joss-house—Foreign buildings—Japanese settlement—An anecdote—Clean or not clean?—The Pekin Pass—The...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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Posted By Froggy
Absolute sterility in women is not an uncommon...

Absolute sterility in women is not an uncommon phenomenon, and want of virile power in the male part of the community is also often the subject of complaint; many quaint drugs and methods being...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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Posted By Froggy
Admiration is to a great extent, a modification...

Admiration is to a great extent, a modification of astonishment, and is by the Coreans expressed more by utterance than by any very marked expression of the face. Still, the eyes are opened more than...
Forum: General discussion 09-15-2019
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Posted By Froggy
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CHAPTER XXI

Corean physiognomy—Expressions of...
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