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Institutions are more Important than People

I take it as a general rule that institutions are more important than people, and systems are more important than the individual institutions that comprise them. 583 more words

19th Century

The Bulgarian martyresses

The Bulgarian martyresses by Konstantin Makovsky, a painting depicting the rape of Bulgarian women by Ottoman troops during the April Uprising of 1876.

History

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea: Review


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This book was first published in 1870 and can be read for free online.

The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.

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Rules for Writing: Learning to Spell in Jane Austen's Era

Although I appreciate “a fine disregard for convention” in writers from the period, for my own project of learning to write like an accomplished young lady I feel the need for some guidance. 736 more words

History

The Bulgarian martyresses

The Bulgarian martyresses by Konstantin Makovsky, a painting depicting the rape of Bulgarian women by Ottoman troops during the April Uprising of 1876.

History