"A Season of Splendor takes you on a spectacular journey through this Gilded Age, the period from roughly the 1870s to 1914, when old-money bluebloods and patricians confronted the nouveau riche - railway barons, steel magnates, and Wall ...
Author: Greg King
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Provides the inspiration and instruction needed for hundreds of Christmas ideas, including cookies, creating a winter wonderland in one's front yard, tree decorations, unique gift-wrapping ideas, wreath projects, and many more, in a ...
Author: Kimberly Meisner
These stories, told by parents to their children for many generations, make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics - from the life of the great god Krishna to how the monkey god ...
Author: Madhur Jaffrey
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Juvenile Fiction
He settles upon that most acceptable of activities, an excursion for admiring the
beauties proffered by the season, in this case, the autumn foliage of Uji. The
large party settles at Yūgiri's villa on the other side of the river and proceeds to
Author: Norma Field
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Category: Literary Criticism
Moses that memorable worthy , “ Chose rather to suffer affliction , with the people
of God ; than enjoy the pleasures of sin . for a season . ” What is a cup of physic ,
which reinoves a disease ; compared with a cup of poison , which takes away ...
Author: William Secker
Category: Christian life
A dagger of sun striking the earth through stone slabs marked the changing of the
seasons, celebrating the coming of the spring equinox and forewarning of the
winter solstice. When darkness fell across the land there was no fear, for the ...
Author: Laurie McBain
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
flowery splendor that forms a striking contrast with the general nakedness of the
plain . As the hues of this drapery fade by the withering of the catkins , the leaf -
buds of the trees gradually cast off their scaly coverings , in which the infant bud ...
Author: Wilson Flagg
[ 13 ] Winter , from the “ Seasons of Lucas ” Series Late seventeenth century ;
Paris or the Gobelins Manufactory , France Designed by a Netherlandish artist of
the school of Bernard van Orley , known as the Master of the Months of Lucas , ca
Author: Detroit Institute of Arts
You ' ll Have Season Changes Seasons of life dictate much of what we do . “
There is an appointed time for everything . And there is a time for every event
under heaven ” ( Eccles . 3 : 1 ) . My last cub left for college about the time I was
Author: Linda Weber
Publisher: Linda Weber Ministries
The dark , rainy weather of this season failed to depress his spirits , as it
sometimes did mine . On the contrary , he seemed to enjoy the mist and rain . The
only notes I heard from a Blueand - White Mockingbird definitely known to be a
Author: Alexander Frank Skutch
A SEASON OF SWANS After the firestorm of violence and tragedy that severed
North from South and brother from brother ... resistance , from California's golden
Sonoma Valley to the Victorian splendor of racing seasons at Saratoga Springs .
Author: Celeste De Blasis
They flaunted their charms shamelessly before him , hoping for a night's
assignation , or a few weeks of stolen pleasure . But she had come to court with
him for her own reasons , and those did not include a night in his bed , or a
season as his ...
Author: Diana Haviland
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
THE PRINCE'S COUNTRY HOUSES The annual rhythm of life at the Spanish
court was marked by sojourns at a different Royal Seat during each season :
Aranjuez in the spring , La Granja in the summer , El Escorial in the fall and El
Pardo in ...
Author: Bridget Marx
But to divide the day and night into hours was a more difficult task , for even at the
latitude of Memphis or Thebes the length of the day differs according to the
season of the year . The division of the day and night into twelve hours each was
Author: Margaret Alice Murray
... radiance tender , on the natural scenery . It is recorded genUpgazing to the
Heaven whose hues they win , Serene and steadfast in the season's splendor ,
erally as being found in open woods , -- but My blossoms blue beam beautiful
Such holidays , occurring during the season of harvest and lambing , served as a
release from the harshness of winter . In biblical times , as the exodus became a
central idea in Jewish life , the Passover celebration focused on the first ...
Author: Barbara Rush
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Her candlestick gave a clear and steady light ; the Spirit of grace was poured
copiously upon pastor and people ; 1784 - 92 was a season of almost constant
and , at times , of powerful revival ; there were enlargement and strength , unity ...
Author: Earle White Crawford
This is our most important event of the season . All the leading people of society
are coming . Winnie and I expect " Sylvia sighed as she interrupted her . " What is
it you want from me , mother ? " " I want you to be your most beautiful , Sylvia .
Author: Elizabeth Bright