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The Miser and Other Plays

Author : Jean-Baptiste Moliere
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Molière combined all the traditional elements of comedy - wit, slapstick, spectacle and satire - to create richly sophisticated and enduringly popular dramas. The Miser is the story of Harpagon, a mean-spirited old man who becomes obsessed with making money out of the marriage of his children, while The Hypochondriac, another study in obsession, is a brilliant satire on the medical profession. The School for Wives, in which an ageing domestic tyrant is foiled in his plans to marry his young ward, provoked such an outcry that Molière followed it with The School for Wives Criticized - a witty retort to those who disapproved of the play's supposed immorality. And while Don Juan is the darkest and most tragic of all the plays in this collection, it still mocks the soullessness of the skinflint with scathing irony.

Christmas Entertaiments

Author : Alice M. Kellogg
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Reproduction of the original: Christmas Entertaiments by Alice M. Kellogg

Christmas Entertainments

Author : Alice Maude Kellogg
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Christmas Entertainments" by Alice Maude Kellogg. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.


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The north-west wind, driving feathery flakes of snow before it, heaps up gray masses of cloud over the sunny afternoon, and then, as if bent on subduing what cheeriness remains among the shadows it has brought, howls dismally down the chimneys, moans at the casements dismally. The Lieutenant throws himself down on the lounge, and draws a long sigh. Kate slips quietly out of the room, catches up her shawl and hat from the rack in the hall, and her brother, hearing her go down the steps into the street, wonders where she is bound for, and why she didn’t say something about it, and then falls back into his gloomy reverie...

Christmas Entertainments

Author : Alice Maud Kellogg
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A book full of fancy drills, acrostics, motion songs, tableaux, short plays, recitations in costume, for children of five to fifteen years.

A Christmas Treasury

Author : Charles Dickens
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Here is A Christmas Treasury for all ages. Included are Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum, and other delightful poetry and fiction. This book will become part of your family's Christmas tradition for years to come

China Official Standard Names Approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names

Author : United States. Office of Geography
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A dictionary of the Chinese language in three parts

Author : Robert Morrison
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Minutes Taken at the Several Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America

Author : Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences
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Stories and Ballads for Young Folks

Author : Ellen Tracy Alden
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