A Train Of Powder

Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453207228
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So ingenious was this plan of campaign that the police at first thought that Hume
must be a spy. But they found out that the story was a simple one of imposture,
and he was bound over to come up for judgment after being kept in prison for
some time under medical treatment. While he was jailed he wrote to Mrs. Clare,
who sent him sweets and food. But when he came out he did not go to see her.
He cut himself off from his second chance of a contented home life because it
was more ...

Harriet Hume

Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453207422
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In this modern fairy tale, Rebecca West transports her reader with a tale of the polar opposites of mind and spirit, love and power Harriet Hume’s unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex’s ...


Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453206744
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A beautiful actress of the 1920s faces painful decisions about her lovers and her future in Rebecca West’s posthumously published semi-autobiographical novel Star of the stage, Sunflower has everything but the attention she craves from ...

Trendeki Kiz

Author: Paula Hawkins
ISBN: 9786053754428
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Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning, flashing past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stopping at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck.

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you enter a Ship, or other place, * * * * * : 1 F you imagine that there is forme train
laid to blow you up ( as it often happeneth ) you may, prevent the fame, by
washing certain Purses of Čanvas, filled half full of goodcorn-powder, and with
eightörten fiery bufets of aninch, or an inch and half in height, and filling the other
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being well ...

Survivors In Mexico

Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453206779
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A travelogue and historical exploration of Mexico from one of the twentieth century’s greatest travel writers Dame Rebecca West travels through Mexico and explores its people, history, religion, and culture in her unfinished work ...

Black Lamb And Grey Falcon

Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453207465
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Hailed as among the most important books of the twentieth century, Rebecca West’s magnum opus is a history, a travelogue, and a sociological study of Yugoslavia that examines how the past shapes the present In a breathtakingly wide ...

A Course Of Instruction In Ordnance And Gunnery

Author: James Gilchrist Benton
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But when these gases are forced to pass through the interstices of powder, the
resistance offered will considerably diminish the velocity of their expansion : it is
found to vary with the form and size of the grains ; and may be supposed to be
reduced to 33 feet per second. The velocity of combustion, as before stated, is
only .48 inch per second. Although the velocity of inflammation of a train of
powder can afford but an imperfect idea of this velocity in a gun, it may be
interesting to study it.

The Literary Achievement Of Rebecca West

Author: Harold Orel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349180386
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A Train of Powder deals with three trips to Germany, the first visit to attend the
Nuremberg trial (1946), and the second and third visits to report on that nation's
fantastic economic rebuilding (1949 and 1954); a racist trial in Greenville, South
Carolina (1947); and a somewhat uncharacteristic crime shocker about the
murder of a Mr Setty, and the discovery of his body off the Essex coast, 'some
distance north of the Thames estuary'. The final essay in A Train of Powder,
treating the case of ...

Insurgent Testimonies

Author: Nicole M. Rizzuto
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823267814
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She titles her report on a lynching trial “Opera in Greenville,” and she remarks
that two of the Nuremberg trials “took off and left the earth, becoming
phantasmagoric, chapters out of The Mysteries of Udolpho, not trials at all” (A
Train of Powder, 239). She describes the main Nuremburg trial also as “a
performance” (A Train of Powder, 247). In “Mr. Setty and Mr. Hume,” she claims
this murder trial in Britain operates as a kind of “morality play” (A Train of Powder,
202). 61. Mark Sanders ...