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📒Spreading Like Wildfire ✍ Mark A. Cochrane
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📒Early American Proverbs And Proverbial Phrases ✍ Bartlett Jere Whiting
✏Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases Book Summary : p.B. J. Whiting savors proverbial expressions and has devoted much of his lifetime to studying and collecting them; no one knows more about British and American proverbs than he. The present volume, based upon writings in British North America from the earliest settlements to approximately 1820, complements his and Archer Taylor's Dictionary of American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases, 1820-1880. It differs from that work and from other standard collections, however, in that its sources are primarily not "literary" but instead workaday writings - letters, diaries, histories, travel books, political pamphlets, and the like. The authors represent a wide cross-section of the populace, from scholars and statesmen to farmers, shopkeepers, sailors, and hunters. Mr. Whiting has combed all the obvious sources and hundreds of out-of-the-way publications of local journals and historical societies. This body of material, "because it covers territory that has not been extracted and compiled in a scholarly way before, can justly be said to be the most valuable of all those that Whiting has brought together," according to Albert B. Friedman. "What makes the work important is Whiting's authority: a proverb or proverbial phrase is what BJW thinks is a proverb or proverbial phrase. There is no objective operative definition of any value, no divining rod; his tact, 'feel,' experience, determine what's the real thing and what is spurious."
📒Fire Metaphors ✍ Jonathan Charteris-Black
✏Fire Metaphors Book Summary : This detailed study of fire metaphors provides a deep understanding of the purposeful work of metaphor in discourse. It analyses how and why fire metaphors are used in discourses of awe (mythology and religion) and authority (political speeches and media reports). Fire serves as a productive and salient lexical field for metaphors that seek to create awe and impose authority. These metaphors offer a rich linguistic and conceptual resource for authors of mythologies, theologies, literature, speeches and journalism, and provide insight into the rich interplay of thought, language and culture. This book explores the purpose of fire metaphors in genres ranging from the Norse sagas to religious texts, from Shakespeare to British and American political speeches. Ultimately it arrives at an understanding of the rhetorical work that metaphor accomplishes in communicating evaluations and ideologies.
📒A Sound Like Fire ✍ K D Veron
✏A Sound Like Fire Book Summary : Dax Soileau is a powerful US Senator from Louisiana who prizes the riches of this world over God. His younger brother, Zack, a pastor and evangelist, receives from God a revelation concerning the Rapture of the Church and attempts to win his brother to Christ before it is too late. Dax ignores his warnings and becomes deeply involved in the formation and emergence of a one-world government. Once the Christian Church is gone, life on earth becomes a living hell. Dax and his wife, Sally, abandon everything and flee before the harsh, evil demands of the new world leader. As highly sought-after criminals, they wander the land, seeking the hidden communities of what are called "the last Christians". Their hope is to find forgiveness and restoration with God as they live out their final days on earth. They will do anything to go to Heaven.
📒Anglick Obrazn Fr Ze A Idiomy English As Easy As Abc ✍ Daphne M. Gulland
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📒Wildfire ✍ Heather Hansen
✏Wildfire Book Summary : "Wildfire is a primer on both wildfires and firefighting. Hansen mixes history with interviews and descriptions, and the book has a nice you-are-there feeling.... a book that defines the challenge of fighting the devastation that wildfires bring." -- Sandra Dallas, The Denver Post The author was embedded with one of the busiest wildfire crews in the United States Reveals wildfires through the experiences of the people who go face-to-face with them Focuses on challenges faced in Western states. Every year wildfires ravage forests, destroy communities, and devastate human lives, with only the bravery of dedicated firefighters creating a barrier against even greater destruction. Throughout the 2016 wildfire season, journalist Heather Hansen witnessed firsthand the heroics of the Station 8 crew in Boulder, Colorado. She tells that story here, layered with the added context of the history, science, landscape, and human behavior that, year-by-year, increases the severity, frequency, and costs of conflagrations in the West. She examines the changes in both mindset and activity around wildfires and tracks the movement from wildfire as something useful, to something feared, to something necessary but roundly dreaded. Wildfire shares the drama, hardships, and experiences of the firefighters who try, sometimes in vain, to prevent destruction when a spark flares out of control. Hansen tells the rich and frightening stories of the firefighters themselves and the challenges they face: a safety system struggling to keep up with fire seasons that are lengthening, fires that are becoming more extreme, and agencies that are struggling to cover the bills.
📒The Rap Scene ✍ Sarah W. Moore
✏The Rap Scene Book Summary : "Read about the music, stars, clothes, contracts, and world of rap music"--Provided by publisher.
📒Do I Know What The Bible Says ✍ Cook David C
✏Do I Know What the Bible Says Book Summary : Custom Curriculum allows you to address the issues that students face in today’s world in a way that can be fully customized to be a perfect fit for your group.
📒The Hip Hop Scene ✍ Ann Graham Gaines
✏The Hip Hop Scene Book Summary : "Read about the music, stars, clothes, contracts, and world of hip-hop music"--Provided by publisher.