Coffee Breaks Short Stories And Poems

Author: Bett Taylor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483607593
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There's nothing there. The view? Maybe to see where we have come from, but
not where we are going. It's all downhill to where you lot are. We train our bodies
to run or swim faster, jump higher. But what for? To win? To beat one another and
be the best at it! To get accolades and medals. Why? To put on your mantelpiece
and then you move house? We have to follow. We box each other senseless.
Why? To get our hand held high at the end of the bleeding carnage and prepare
for ...

Common Carnage

Author: Stephen Dobyns
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140587487
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Taking a different tack than John Keats in 'Ode to a Nightingale, ' Stephen Dobyns joins sixty-nine poems in Common Carnage, his ninth book of poetry, in order to address the conundrum 'How hard to love the world; we must love the world.

Jack London Novels Short Stories Poems Plays Memoirs Essays Over 250 Titles In One Illustrated Edition

Author: Jack London
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8027221099
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You remember what he said of his first meeting with Beatrice, "At that moment I
saw most truly that the spirit of life which hath its dwelling in the secretest
chambers of the heart began to tremble so violently that the least pulses of my
body shook therewith." And he ... we drank blood from the skulls of our enemies,
and hailed as highest paradise the orgies and carnage of Valhalla. ... I shall show
the higher part intellect plays in conjugal love, the control, restraint, forbearance,

Christmas Classics 150 Novels Stories Poems Illustrated Edition

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 807583948X
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giving joyous little cries of delight with every hit, and then we turned our attention
to the soldiers. "I want some playing now," he said gleefully, as I informed him
that he had beaten me out of my boots at one of my best games. "Show me what
you were ... It needed only a little red ink on the carpet to reproduce in miniature a
scene of great carnage, but I shall never forget the expression of mingled joy and
regret on his countenance as those creatures went down. "Don't you like it, son?

A Darzit Voice Poems And Stories From A Dorset Man

Author: Beau Parke
ISBN: 1411694481
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The Reserves first match was to be at Home to Ensbury Park, one of our
traditionally tough opponents. I was chosen to play at 'Left Half', and at 14 years
of age I was absolutely ecstatic at the prospect of playing for 'Lytchett men'. But
there were rumblings of war in the air that week and our local Territorials were
already on short notice for call-up. Newspapers and the BBC Radio discussed it
incessantly. The 'possibility' of war on the Monday became the 'probability' by the

The Greatest Christmas Novels Short Stories Poems In One Volume Illustrated

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026848179
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he cried, jumping up and down upon the floor and clapping his hands with glee. "
I've got lots more of these stored away in my toycloset," he went on, "but I never
knew that you could do such things as this with them." "But what did you think
they were for?" I asked. "Why—just to—to keep," he said hesitatingly. "Wait a
minute," said I, wheeling a couple of cannon off to a distance of a yard from the
passing troops. "I'll show you something else you can do with them." I loaded
both cannon to ...

The Greatest Christmas Stories Poems Illustrated Edition

Author: Louisa May Alcott
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8027222028
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"Show me what you were doing with those soldiers when I came in." "All right,"
said I, obeying with alacrity. "First, we'll have a parade." I started a great talking-
machine standing in one corner of the room off on a spirited military march, and
inside often minutes, with his assistance, I had all the troops out and to all intents
and purposes bravely swinging by to the martial music of Sousa. "How's that?"
said I, when we had got the whole corps arranged to our satisfaction. "Fine!" he
cried ...

Arthur Conan Doyle Ultimate Collection 21 Novels 188 Short Stories 88 Poems 7 Plays Including Works On Spirituality Historical Writings Personal Memoirs Illustrated

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026877527
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The Sherlock Holmes Series, The Professor Challenger Books, The Brigadier
Gerard Stories, The White Company, The Great Shadow, Mystery of Cloomber,
Beyond The City, A History of the Great War... Arthur Conan Doyle ... “In refusing
to commit yourself you are but showing a proper scientific reserve,” said
Challenger, with massive condescension. “I am not myself ... I have already
expressed my anticipation that something of the sort might exist upon this plateau
.” “We have to bear ...

Carnage And Courage

Author: Page Wilson
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1631580736
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strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall
fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in ...
guns, ammunition and untold numbers of other armaments had to be left behind.
Further, the stories of the human tragedy, such as the troops no one was able to
rescue, were not announced immediately to the people of Britain: for instance, at
another port in France, 6,000 men of the famous 51st Highland Division were
taken ...

John Buchan Ultimate Collection 28 Novels 40 Short Stories Including Poems War Writings Essays Biographies Memoirs Illustrated

Author: John Buchan
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026851668
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The British Prime Minister gave our losses up to 4th February as 104,000, and
since January was not a month of heavy fighting, we can probably take 100,000
as the figure at the end of December. Of these, we know on German ... are always
in arrear; and since there is some evidence that only serious wounds were
counted, we shall probably be right in putting the total, on Germany's own
showing, at 11⁄2 millions for purpose of comparison with other armies. Some
estimates put the ...