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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...pines 197 Pitcairn Islands 198 Poland 199 Portugal 200 Qatar 202 Reunion 203 Romania 205 Rwanda 206 S St. Christopher and Nevis 207 St. Helena 20S St.... ...67 estimates of religious affiliation 70% Muslim, 20% Albanian Orthodox, 10% Roman Catholic Language: Albanian (Tosk is official dia- lect), Greek Inf... ... Pharmaceuticals Major trade partners: exports Yugosla- via, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Italy, Po- land, France; imports Yugoslavia, Czech- oslovakia, F... ...n: 9,873,066 (July 1987), average annual growth rate 0.07% Nationality: noun Belgian(s); adjective Belgian Ethnic divisions: 55% Fleming, 33% Walloon,... ... or pressure groups: Chris- tian and Socialist Trade Unions; Federa- tion of Belgian Industries; numerous other associations representing bankers, man... ...n balance (1983); 1.1% real growth rate (1985); average exchange rate 59.378 Belgian francs= US$1 (1985) Natural resources: coal Agriculture: livestoc... ...6% unaffiliated or other; less than 5% of Protestants and about 25% of Roman Catholics active participants Language: German, Serbian Infant mortality ... ...s supported financially by contributions (known as Peter's pence) from Roman Catholics throughout the world; some income derived from sale of Vatican ...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

... equal opportunity University. Contents CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS......................................................... 7 CHAPTER I... ...s History of England by Charles Dickens CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS IF YOU LOOK AT A M AP of the World, you will see, in the left ha... ...alled Britain, we bring this tin and lead,’ tempted some of the French and Belgians to come over also. These people settled themselves on the south co... ... cient Britons, fifty five years before the birth of Our Saviour, when the Romans, under their A Child’s Histroy of England 12 great General, Julius ... ...to England she began to be the centre of plots and miseries. A rise of the Catholics in the north was the next of these, and it was only checked by ma... ...th to consent to his marriage with Mary and to repeal the laws against the Catholics, he was re committed to the Tower and brought to trial. He was fo... ...e. This dull creature was made to be lieve by his mother and other fierce Catholics about him that the Huguenots meant to take his life; and he was p...

...Contents CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS......................................................... 7 CHAPTER II ANCIENT ENGLAND UNDER THE EARLY SAXONS .................................. 18 CHAPTER III ENGLAND UNDER THE GOOD SAXON, ALFRED..........................

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The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

... to dispose of a manuscript of this kind, he can never know what stores of romance and sensibil- ity lie hidden in breasts he would not have suspected... ... have reason to believe that you, on your part, were equally free from all romantic regard to me. Still, out of school hours we walked and talked con-... ...ctive, fertile look. Steam, trade, machinery had long banished from it all romance and seclusion. At a distance of five miles, a valley, opening betwe... ...hat they 48 The Professor said—yet French, in the mouths of Frenchmen, or Belgians (I was not then sensible of the horrors of the Belgian accent) was... ...!” said I. “But,” asked he, “do you understand French well enough to teach Belgian boys English?” Fortunately I could answer this question in the affi... ...ch circumstance, all who are in any degree acquainted with the ongoings of Belgian schools, and who know the relation in which professors and pupils t... ...r, I long to live once more among Protes- tants; they are more honest than Catholics; a Romish school is a building with porous walls, a hollow floor,...

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

...up without any clear traces about it or near it, like the brazen castle of romance round which the sea-tide flows. My father must have borne me miles ... ...I remem- bered of my mother. The ladies observed that it was clear I was a romantic child. I noticed that the old gentleman said ‘Humph,’ very often, ... ...he spoke of his exposure to the risk of marrying again; it added a curious romantic tenderness to my adoration of him, and made me feel that he and I ... ...t or marvel pre- tending to amuse us. Temple and I cantered over the great Belgian battlefield, talking of Bella Vista tower, the statue, the margravi... ...ve to be speaking French in an hour.’ ‘German, Richie, German.’ ‘But these Belgians speak French.’ ‘Such French as it is. You will, however, be engage... ...l I should become efficient in German to amuse her, but the dulness of the Belgian city compared with her lively German watering- places compelled her... ...f faith, and it was found refractory. Hence our many divisions. ‘The Roman Catholics admit reason?’ said Janet, who had too strong a turn for showing ...

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A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

By: Honoré de Balzac

...blouse, and how shall you recognize the god- like creature of the Greek or Roman chisel? The eyes note and compare before the heart has time to revise... ...ment he believed in chance. Had he not a volume of poems and a magnificent romance entitled The Archer of Charles IX. in manuscript? He had hope for t... ...oth partners. The booksellers nodded slightly. “I have a French historical romance after the style of Scott. It is called The Archer of Charles IX.; I... ...“But my book is very serious. It is an attempt to set the struggle between Catholics and Calvinists in its true light; the Catholics were supporters o... ...tyle of Scott. The char- acter of the struggle between the Protestants and Catholics is depicted as a struggle between two opposed systems of governme... ...y a Liberal if it was well reviewed by the Opposition papers; but then the Belgian pirated editions were not as yet. The preparatory attacks made by L...

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A Recruiting Pamphlet

By: George Bernard Shaw

...ish recruiting was badly bungled in 1915. The Irish were for the most part Roman Catholics and loyal Irishmen, which means that from the English point... ...cruiting was badly bungled in 1915. The Irish were for the most part Roman Catholics and loyal Irishmen, which means that from the English point of vi... ...tle. They were discouraged and repulsed by refusals to give commissions to Roman Catholic officers, or to allow distinct Irish units to be formed. T o... ... the collar of gold that Malachi won from the proud invader. Oh, she’s the romantic woman is my mother, and no mistake. SIR PEARCE [in great perturbat... ...o and look for another. Do you mind me now? MRS O’FLAHERTY. And was it the Belgians learned you such brazen impudence? O’FLAHERTY. The Belgians is goo... ...TY. Oh, you’re the mighty fine politician, aren’t you? Much you know about Belgians or foreign parts or the world you’re living in, God help you! MRS ... ...g them how they might put the land into decent tillage like the French and Belgians. SIR PEARCE. Yes, he’s quite right, you know, Mrs O’Flaherty: quit...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

... opens at the depopulation of Italy by the aggressive great estates of the Roman Empire, at the impoverishment of the French peas- antry by a too cent... ...; the rhythm is a little altered. As between the Gallic peasant before the Roman conquest, the peasant of the Gallic province, the Carlovingian peasan... ... chose to deal with them as they should be dealt with, as out of date as a Roman legion or a Zulu impi. Now, first, as to the impossibility of getting... ... doubt if there is any use for more than 400,000 men upon the whole Franco-Belgian frontier at the present time. Such an army , properly supplied, cou... ...ls is concerned. There are, for example, those great elements, the Spanish Catholics, the French Catholic population of Louisiana, the Irish Catholics... ...lent factors in the American synthesis, the immigrant European aliens, the Catholics, the coloured blood, and so forth. I would now observe that, in t...

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The Good Soldier

By: Ford Madox Ford

...s. With the far-away look in her eyes— which wasn’t, however, in the least romantic—I mean that she didn’t look as if she were seeing poetic dreams, o... ...the other guests. I have been exceedingly impatient at missing trains. The Belgian State Railway has a trick of letting the French trains miss their c... ...e, you come by Calais—you have to make the connection at Brussels. And the Belgian train never waits by so much the shade of a second for the one comi... ...d without making the stipulation that the children should be brought up as Catholics. And that, of course, was spiritual death to Leonora. I have give... ...ee that Leonora was a woman of a strong, cold conscience, like all English Catholics. (I cannot, myself, help disliking this religion; there is always... ...ence. For, of course, that frame of mind has been driven in on the English Catholics. The centuries that they have gone through—centuries of blind and... ... had never undeceived him on that point. She thought it made her seem more romantic. No, Edward had no remorse. He was able to say to himself that he ... ...nough, the first real trouble between them came from his desire to build a Roman Catholic chapel at Branshaw. He wanted to do it to honour Leonora, an...

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Three Soldiers

By: John Dos Passos

... barracks. A certain terror held him. In a week the great structure of his romantic world, so full of many colors and harmonies, that had sur- vived s... ...ching into towns, pursuing terrified Huns across po- tato fields, saving Belgian milk-maids against picturesque backgrounds. “Does many of ‘em come ... ...n, ain’t yer? Well, he’s a good friend o’ hers; see? Bein’ as they’re both Catholics … But I’m goin’ out this afternoon, see what the town’s like … an... ...that shone like lacquer. “This is wonderful,” said Andrews involuntarily. “Romantic I call it. Makes you think of Dickens, doesn’t it, and Locksley Ha... ...tween the palms of both hands. He remembered a speech out of some very bad romantic play he had heard when he was very small. “About your head I fling...

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The Dukes Children

By: Anthony Trollope

...im,—except the girl herself. He would find no other friend so generous, so romantic, so unworldly as the Duchess had been. It was clear to him that La... ... most pernicious courtship,—if she had encouraged it,—a repetition of that romantic folly by which she had so nearly brought herself to shipwreck her ... ... had been married. There was an absence in it of 85 Anthony Trollope that romance which, though he had never experienced it in his own life, was alwa... ...e House of Commons. I had assisted humbly in the emancipation of the Roman Catholics, and have learned by the legislative troubles of just half a cent... ...occasion there was to be a consid- erable infusion of royal blood,—German, Belgian, French, Spanish, and of native growth. Everybody, who was asked wo...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ur letter of the 13th has given me great delight. So you still love me, my romantic Julie? Separation, of which you say so much that is bad, does not ... ...than the feelings which the beautiful eyes of a young man can inspire in a romantic and loving young girl like your- self. The news of Count Bezukhov’... ...Bourienne, they quite understood one another as to the first part of their romance, up to the appearance of the pauvre mere; they understood that they... ... went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope’s indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays. And ... .... The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third com- posed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, ...

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