January 2023

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/31/23)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/31/23)2023 Book Count: 241 New books: Title: Cork: Being the story of the origin of cork, the processes employed in its manufacture & its various uses in the world to-dayAuthor: Armstrong Cork CompanyPublished: US, 1909EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69909 Title: The cranberryAuthor: AnonymousContributor: Company, Bradley FertilizerPublished: US, 1892EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69910 Title: War against Germany and …

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At Least It’s Not Raining!

Got home yesterday afternoon from the bigger town a fer piece down the road just as the snowflakes started. Deep In The Heart Of Texas! Looks like today’s a day of frozen rain and sleet (what’s the difference?). Got everything we need so we can stay home and stay warm. Only concern is ice laden …

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The Miracle Vine

Books Bygone: The Miracle VineMarica Bernstein Channing Cope is a farmer, farm radio commentator, speaker, and a newspaper columnist who writes about farming and rural life. Front Porch Farmer (1949) So begins “About the Author” on the inside flap of the dust jacket for Front Porch Farmer (1949), a book about how to achieve “permanent …

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New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/30/23)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/30/23)2023 Book Count: 236 New books: Title: Women artists in all ages and countriesAuthor: Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877Published: US, 1859EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69897 Title: Cronica di Matteo Villani, vol. I: A miglior lezione ridotta coll’aiuto de’ testi a pennaAuthor: Villani, MatteoEditor: Moutier, IgnazioPublished: Italy, 1825Language: ItalianEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69898 Title: Cronica di Matteo …

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Superman’s mom | Horizon November 1961

COVER: Paul Klee had the kind of innocent magic that could evoke a wistful human face from the simplest of geometric forms. In Senecio he does it with circles for head and eyes, a straight line to suggest a nose, and two tiny rectangles where one would expect a mouth. “It is not my task to reproduce appearances,” he once wrote in his diary; “for that there is the photographic plate … but my faces are truer than life.”

“Read from some humbler poet”

Who is your favorite “humbler poet?” The Day is Doneby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The day is done, and the darknessFalls from the wings of Night,As a feather is wafted downwardFrom an eagle in his flight. I see the lights of the villageGleam through the rain and the mist,And a feeling of sadness comes o’er meThat …

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New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/28/23)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/28/23)2023 Book Count: 217 New books: Title: Aamutuuli: RunojaAuthor: Kojo, Viljo, 1891-1966Published: Finland, 1914Language: FinnishSubject: Finnish poetry — 20th centuryEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69883 Title: Uittomiehiä ja kullankaivajiaAuthor: White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946Translator: Kesäniemi, Paavo, 1879-1940Published: Finland, 1927Language: FinnishSubject: Western storiesSubject: Frontier and pioneer life — West (U.S.) — FictionEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69884 Title: The extraordinary confessions …

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Much that is of Value

Books Bygone: “Much that is of Value”Marica Bernstein The child of the fourth reader grade has a wide enough vocabulary to be able to understand the larger part of standard literature. As to his psychological development at this period, he is always interested in such stories as the Greek and Norse mythology contain. Much that …

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New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/27/23)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (01/27/23)2023 Book Count: 210 Lots of Dutch titles today for some reason. New books: Title: Schulmädelgeschichten: für Mädchen von 7-12 JahrenAuthor: Beeg, MariePublished: Germany, 1900Language: GermanEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69864 Title: The Southern Literary Messenger, Vol. II., No. 8, July, 1836Author: VariousEditor: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849Published: US, 1836Credits: Ron SwansonLanguage: EnglishCategory: TextEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69867 Title: …

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