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I Like Hymnals, But...

This morning’s barrage of marketing e-mails included a rather interesting plug for a new hymnal, which, in a kind-hearted gesture, they allow you to peruse full-text… 266 more words



I suppose the easiest place to begin is to start with myself. I’m 21, live in London and have for the past 3 years almost. I was brought up in rural Australia between two dairy farms, falling asleep to cows farting rather than car-horns beeping. 93 more words

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The Black Count: Glory Revolution Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction and no where is that more thoroughly proven than in this book about the life of General Alex Dumas. 715 more words


1560 - The Anna Throndsen Affair

Anna Throndsen (also referred to as Anna Trond, Anna Trondsen or Anna Rustung) was the daughter of Kristoffer Throndsen and his wife Karine. They had eight children and so Anna was able to get away with doing pretty much as she wanted, including helping her father with his business affairs, which is possibly how she came to meet the Earl of Bothwell. 752 more words


President Muhammadu Buhari's Biography

Written by: The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica

Muhammadu Buhari, Muhammadu also spelled Muhammad   (born December 17, 1942, Daura, Nigeria), Nigerian military leader and politician, who served as head of state in 1984–85 and was elected president of… 538 more words

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The answer to yesterday’s Who am I? – Leonardo Da Vinci
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