By Lewis Henry
So that it will be the lifetime of the social gathering, if you are creating a speech, writing a paper, trying to find a telling word, or just examining for excitement, flip the pages of this incomparable treasure trove for a great, updated choice of renowned quotations. this is poetry and prose, songs and maxims, utterances either nice and delightfully to the purpose. prepared alphabetically through topic and resource to offer you the citation you would like straight away, there's additionally a convenient selective authors' index. As important as a dictionary, and as a laugh as a witty good friend, most sensible QUOTATIONS FOR ALL events is a one-stop encyclopedia of the writings and instructing of the world's maximum minds.
By Hilaire Belloc
Belloc captures the essence of every position he visits--whether at the gloomy English fens, or the sunny Provence and Languedoc areas of France, or navigating the North Sea in a leaky boat. Praised for his combination of wit and philosophy, Belloc additionally weaves jointly delusion and truth, generating graphics that tackle mythic proportions.
By Josh Lanyon
Can one evening in Paris switch everything?
It's been ten years considering Colin Lambert final observed his former bodyguard, Thomas Sullivan. Now Colin is all grown-up and they are assembly on equivalent phrases for the 1st time within the urban of lighting. Mais oui! there is a cause they name French "the language of Love."
(This brief tale can also be to be had within the print assortment IN SUNSHINE OR IN SHADOW)
By Hal Clement
A Nomadic relatives sooner or later is allied with an octopus-like alien who can live on in earth's new surroundings, which has mixed with nitrogen. people needs to stay in shelters with oxygen-generating vegetation, or use compatible respiring apparatus. a few of earth's unique lifestyles varieties have mutated to outlive within the replaced surroundings. on account that virtually no metals can exist within the corrosive surroundings, any know-how is predicated on ceramics or glass.
Some people are suspicious of the extraterrestrial beings, blaming them for the switch within the surroundings because they're tailored to it. The relatives has a nearly deadly come upon with a bunch of such humans, who're maintaining one other alien hostage. but the extraterrestrial beings may be able to pool thoughts biochemically in order that they turn into an identical character in our bodies. Their mixed wisdom and abilities support the kinfolk to flee. the adventure unearths simply who the extraterrestrial beings are, the place they got here from, and why the earth's surroundings changed.
By Elizabeth Adler
A stunning Jane Doe with out reminiscence of who she is or how she obtained to the ground of a treacherous ravine; and a psychiatrist who joins her on her look for her identification. Dr. Phyl Forster was once intrigued via the beautiful lady who have been recovered from a San Francisco hillside and brought to the clinic the place Forster was once a resident psychiatrist. whilst Jane Doe regained attention, Dr. Phyl was once at her facet. It used to be then she learned that the sufferer had misplaced all reminiscence of who she used to be or why she used to be in a clinic. used to be it an twist of fate, or used to be she, as Detective Franco Mahoney used to be starting to suspect, the sufferer of tried homicide? In an try and reconstruct her prior, sufferer and medical professional trip again in time throughout continents to Hawaii, Paris, and the South of France. it's a lengthy and circuitous trip - one who results in mortal possibility and exciting romance.
By M. L. West
This abridged model of the author's booklet "Greek Metre" will supply scholars with a extra simply approachable and digestible advent to the topic. the reasons of uncomplicated issues were simplified, and extra examples were integrated to demonstrate the commoner metres. Readership: institution and college classics academics and scholars.