#Common Sense by Thomas Paine: Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession…
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#Common Sense by Thomas Paine: Of Monarchy and Hereditary Succession…

COMMON SENSE : Thomas Paine Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an Englishman who came to America in 1774, he was a political philosopher who promoted change through revolution rather than reform. Paine is most renowned for his activities advocating democracy. Common Sense (1776) is his widely-read pamphlet, argued for America’s immediate separation from England. It is considered by many to be the catalyst that roused … Continue reading

#Common Sense by Thomas Paine: Origin and Design of Government…
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#Common Sense by Thomas Paine: Origin and Design of Government…

COMMON SENSE : Thomas Paine Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an Englishman who came to America in 1774, he was a political philosopher who promoted change through revolution rather than reform. Paine is most renowned for his activities advocating democracy. Common Sense (1776) is his widely-read pamphlet, argued for America’s immediate separation from England. It is considered by many to be the catalyst that roused … Continue reading

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No Place for Dynasty in Democracy: Common Sense…. by Thomas Paine

COMMON SENSE : Thomas Paine Thomas Paine (1737-1809) was an Englishman who came to America in 1774, he was a political philosopher who promoted change through revolution rather than reform. Paine is most renowned for his activities advocating democracy. Common Sense (1776) is his widely-read pamphlet, argued for America’s immediate separation from England. It is considered by many to be the catalyst that roused … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 07Oct13 : P L Travers’ Mary Poppins
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#DailyBookQuote 07Oct13 : P L Travers’ Mary Poppins

#DailyBookQuote : 7th October 2013   –          P L Travers (August 09, 1899 – April 23, 1993) –          P L Travers’ Mary Poppins From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. It all starts when Mary Poppins is blown by the east wind … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 17Sep13 : Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe
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#DailyBookQuote 17Sep13 : Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe

#DailyBookQuote : 17th September 2013   –          Sir Walter Scott (August 15, 1771 – September 21, 1832) –          Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe The epitome of the chivalric novel, Ivanhoe sweeps readers into Medieval England and the lives of a memorable cast of characters. Ivanhoe, a trusted ally of Richard-the-Lion-Hearted, returns from the Crusades to reclaim … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 30Aug13 : Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South
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#DailyBookQuote 30Aug13 : Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South

 #DailyBookQuote : 30th August 2013 –          Elizabeth Gaskell (Sep 29, 1810 – Nov 12, 1865) –          Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South When her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of England. Initially repulsed by … Continue reading

#DailyBookQuote 9Aug13 : Charles Dickens’s Bleak House
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#DailyBookQuote 9Aug13 : Charles Dickens’s Bleak House

#DailyBookQuote : 9th August 2013   –          Charles Dickens (Feb 07, 1812 – Jun 09, 1870) –          Charles Dickens’s Bleak House Bleak House is a satirical look at the Byzantine legal system in London as it consumes the minds and talents of the greedy and nearly destroys the lives of innocents – a contemporary tale … Continue reading