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Extracts from the commonplace books of Lord Cromer and Mrs. Henry Baring

Cromer, Evelyn Baring 1st earl of

Extracts from the commonplace books of Lord Cromer and Mrs. Henry Baring

by Cromer, Evelyn Baring 1st earl of

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Other titlesCommonplace books of Lord Cromer and Mrs. Henry Baring
ContributionsBaring, Henry
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p.,
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15000692M

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. T he reign of Henry II has long been regarded, and rightly, as a period of major importance in the history of English law. For most legal historians it is the period when it first becomes possible to recognise the existence of an English ‘Common Law’: both a set of national legal institutions bringing law and justice to the whole of England, and a body of legal rules applicable over the.

  Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More The Observer. History books Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII’s .   Henry VIII and History by Mr. Thomas S. Freeman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Book Condition: A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.   This is a great book charting the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell Henry VIII's brilliant chief minister, who is generally remembered for instigating the reformation in the s, but there is much more than that, such his new ideas of governing the realm and Reviews:


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Lord Cromer's 'Ancient and Modern Imperialism': A Proconsular View of Empire Intwo years after his retirement as British Consul-General in Egypt, Evelyn Baring, Lord Cromer - knighted inhe was created Baron Cromer inviscount in and earl in - was invited to be the President of the Classical Association.

Lord Cromer was not a career diplomat but his credentials were very much those of the British establishment. Born inhe was the grandson of Evelyn Baring, the long-serving imperial consul in Egypt for whom the Earldom of Cromer was created in Cited by: 1.

The “Commonplace Book” “does not represent Jefferson’s complete range of reading, and it will be noticed that purely literary and philosophical matters receive little attention in it. The extracts he made from Greek, Latin, English and French poets and from ancient and modern philosophers he set down in a smaller book kept in the.

review the chief features of the remarkable book just pub-lished by the Earl of Cromer, but it also-accidentally--expresses the fact that Modern Egypt-since is Lord Cromer's, in the sense that it is the outcome of his work and policy.

It has already become a commonplace to describe this book as interesting. I would venture, with every desire. "A book into which notable extracts from other works are copied for personal use." "A commonplace book is a central resource or depository for ideas, quotes, anecdotes, observations and information you come across during your life and didactic pursuits." "A collection of learned things.".

Evelyn Baring (–) was the 1st Earl of Cromer and Consul-General to Egypt (see R. Owen, Lord Cromer, Victorian Imperialist, Edwardian Proconsul (Oxford, ) for further biographical details).

“The commonplace books of the old Puritans were invaluable to them. They would never have been able to compile such works as they did if they had not been careful in collecting and arranging their matter under different heads.” ― Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, Based on the English Standard Version.

A commonplace book is a central resource or depository for ideas, quotes, anecdotes, observations and information you come across during your life and didactic pursuits. The purpose of the book is to record and organize these gems for later use in your life, in your business, in your writing, speaking or.

A commonplace book, from George Redgrave on flickr (creative commons). A commonplace book helps you process, understand, and retain anything that’s valuable to you. Ryan Holiday (“How and Why to Keep a Commonplace Book,” Thought Catalog) defines a commonplace book as “a central resource or depository for ideas, quotes, anecdotes, observations and information.

Lord Cromer spoke warmly of the part taken in the fight for Congo reform by the guest of the evening, and, in almost identical terms with those employed in the letter of the Bishop of Winchester, attributed to his efforts in large measure that awakening of the conscience of the civilised world which made reform not only possible but inevitable.

- Internet searches of samplers & commonplace books. See more ideas about Commonplace book, Books, Fabric book pins. I wrote an article a while back about the ancient tradition of keeping a commonplace book — and about my contemporary version, which is on a kind of hiatus at the moment.

And now I learn from Daniel Seidel that he has started a website,where people can create online commonplace books and share them with site needs some design work, I think — while it’s.

Commonplace books (or commonplaces) are a way to compile knowledge, usually by writing information into have been kept from antiquity, and were kept particularly during the Renaissance and in the nineteenth century. Such books are essentially scrapbooks filled with items of every kind: recipes, quotes, letters, poems, tables of weights and measures, proverbs, prayers, legal.

As I consider the full name of my site, Commonplace Book Blog, I like the fact that it can be interpreted in so many ways, each for its individual functions.

My online “commonplace book” has indeed evolved into a loci communes, a common place to find all things bookish. But I’d like to call attention to one final association with its name. Reasons to Keep a Commonplace Book "Professional writers still carry notebooks that resemble commonplace books.

In keeping with this practice, we suggest that aspiring rhetors carry a notebook with them so that they can write down ideas that occur to them while they are engaged in doing other things.

And when you are reading, or talking, or listening to others, you can use the notebook as. Commonplace book predominantly in the hand of Mary Kingsley, mother of Charles Kingsley; including several of her own compositions; also includes six original autograph manuscript poems by Charles Kingsley, two apparently unpulished; four autograph manuscript poems by George Henry Kingsley, brother of Charles; and an extract from one of Charles Kingsley's letters in the hand of his wife.

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The commonplace book is a collection of quotations, anecdotes, facts, and ideas of some value to the writer (the owner of the commonplace book). A staple of literary culture for centuries, commonplace books generally aim to aid memory in preserving information that helps in the writer's quest for moral, artistic, or intellectual growth.

A commonplace-book to the Holy Bible: or, The Scripture's sufficiency practically demonstrated. Wherein the substance of Scripture, respecting doctrine, worship, and manners, is reduced to its proper heads: weighty cases are resolved.

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This hedonistic, selfish aristocrat has the whole world at his fingertips, and, rather than doing something good for humanity, he simply goes about his business in a totally self-indulgent manner. Nothing seems to have any meaning for Lord Henry except his own pleasure.No Part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher, except for the quotation of brief passage in criticism.

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