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The Matchlock Gun

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The Scottish bachelor died five or so years after the war and Strachan went hunting for the heirs. Historical fiction is riding a crest of popularity, so much so that publishers are now promoting not only individual historical novels but entire series of historical fiction. Edgar’s was a peaceful reign, free from invasion. Features the colorful military exploits of aristocratic British soldier "Fancy" Jack Crossman in the 19th century.

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Eyes Like Willy's

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Collectively known as the Revolution of 1848. This led to mass emigration of these refugees into industrial cities of the United States as well as to other locations around the world. Sometimes, however, she gleamed forth a dubious light upon the scene of action. We have heard, for example, that, in a former generation, this used to be the rule at Trentham, where a large party of country-gentlemen used to assemble once a-week, on a public day appointed for the purpose.

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David & the Mighty Eighth

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Wide, wide on the winds of the north let it fly, Like the sun's latest flash when the tempest is nigh! The contents of the letter greatly surprised him. War affects everyone, young and old, rich and poor – whether you are a member of the armed forces, a general reader interested in the human experience of war or a military specialist, there will be something here to excite your interest. From American Doughboys in World War One, to desperate Kamikaze attacks on World War Two Battleships.

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The Bombed House (Keystone Books)

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Of ulcerous bodies politic, To roister, ravage, loot and kill; Murder, the Sergeant of their drill, Their force's Sovereign head, King Mob? ~Henry Bedlow (1821–1914), War and Worship; A Poem, Convictions Based on Recollections of the Revolts of 1848, 1902 A day of battle is a day of harvest for the devil. ~William Hooke For though war is evil, it is occasionally the lesser of two evils. ~McGeorge Bundy (1919–1996), "They Say in the Colleges," in Zero Hour: A Summons to the Free, 1940 There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it. ~Havelock Ellis All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers. ~François Fénelon War should belong to the tragic past, to history: it should find no place on humanity's agenda for the future. ~Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) Men were made for war.

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Battle at Blue Licks: Settlers of the Ohio Frontier

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In 2007, Lex became the first actively working U. Maybe our genes are degenerating or poisoned. And it worked: 71 percent of the Hugo ballot consists of nominees promoted by Sad Puppies 3 and/or Rabid Puppies, with the Rabid Puppies list actually doing better. But credit me, gentlemen, yon man is not a deacon o his craft. But time pressed, calumny was busy with his fame, and every hour's delay increased the power to injure it. For a time, Misha lives a comfortable underground life, thieving with Uri and a group of other boys, always sharing some of what he steals with the local orphanage.

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Four-Four-Two

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But as our Civil War continued, the ferocity of the fighting grew worse and the carnage ever greater, with tens of thousands dying or being wounded within hours of the beginning of a major battle. HMS had worked with GRD Games for a number of years and brings additional resources to continue the series and commitment to Grand Europa. Then, instead of removing the swimsuit, Natasha lay her fingers on me, tugging playfully at the buttons of my shirt. It was with some idea of this kind that, about the year 1805, I threw together about one-third part of the first volume of Waverley.

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Night Mission (Tales of the RAF)

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She was taught the song by her mother’s maid, Barbary, who suffered a misfortune similar to that of the woman in the song; she even died singing “Willow.” The song’s lyrics suggest that both men and women are unfaithful to one another. Parker�s short stories in the second part, while her novels are in the first part. One evening he felt himself, from indisposition, unwilling to sustain the usual conflict, and on that occasion evaded a drawn battle by omitting the line entirely.

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FORGOTTEN ROAD (Secrets of the Wyrde Woods Book 1)

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Stretching over twenty-two years, Britain’s war with France affected every level of British society. The focus shifts to the Northern Empire (Black Sea, Crimea and the steppes) in the concluding three volumes. The main reasons for this are: it has a name that could be derived from Catraeth; it seems a likely sort of site for a battle, since it is on an important Roman road and at a river crossing; it is in or close to the known location of Deira, and therefore a plausible location for a battle in which Deira was one of the sides; although it is a long way from Edinburgh, early medieval armies are recorded by Bede as campaigning over similarly long distances, and I don’t think there is any obvious reason why the army of Gododdin should have been any less capable than its approximate contemporaries in Gwynedd or Northumbria.

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Josie Under Fire (The Historical House)

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Lord Lauderdale almost alone interfered, and procured, to his infinite honour, a delay of six months in the extension of this act,---a sort of reprieve from the southern _jougs,_---by which we may have some chance of profiting, if, during the interval, we can show ourselves true Scotsmen, by some better proof than merely by being ``wise behind the hand.'' In the first place, sir, I would have this Old Treaty searched for, and should it be found to be still existing, I think it decides the question.

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William the Good (Just William)

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But in the present improved system of store-farming there is much more economy of animal life. But this disappointment was nothing to the extent of the threatened evil; and Edward, with horror, regarded himself as the original cause of both. Vortigern, a play ascribed to Shakspeare, gave rise to one of these hallucinations of popular absurdity. Brooks, who praised Madame Foa in the preface as follows: Her tone is pure, her morals are high, her teachings are direct and effective.

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