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Send Them Victorious

Author : David Stubbs
ISBN : 9781846944574
Genre : Humor
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Since 2006, under the guise of the Wing Commander, a somewhat xenophobic veteran of numerous campaigns including the Boer War, David Stubbs has written reports on every major England fixture. These lay stress just not on the inestimable virtues of the England team, who merely by being English hold an advantage over the opposition, but on the shabby deficiencies of their hapless foreign opponents. They're larded with historical reference and cultural speculation as to the frightfulness of the swarthy foe. England, as ever, expects in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup. These reports capture the essence of fervent, St George cross flag waving optimism as footballing fever grips the nation.
Category: Humor

A Victorious Union

Author : Oliver Optic
ISBN : PSU:000005994151
Genre : Armed Forces
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Category: Armed Forces

Brains Confounded By The Ode Of Abu Shaduf Expounded

Author : Yusuf al-Shirbini
ISBN : 9781479840212
Genre : Literary Collections
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Witty, bawdy, and vicious, Yusuf al-Shirbini’s Brains Confounded pits the “coarse” rural masses against the “refined” urban population. In Volume One, al-Shirbini describes the three rural “types”—peasant cultivator, village man-of-religion, and rural dervish—offering anecdotes testifying to the ignorance, dirtiness, and criminality of each. In Volume Two, he presents a hilarious parody of the verse-and-commentary genre so beloved by scholars of his day, with a 47-line poem supposedly written by a peasant named Abu Shaduf, who charts the rise and fall of his fortunes. Wielding the scholarly tools of elite literature, al-Shirbini responds to the poem with derision and ridicule, dotting his satire with digressions into love, food, and flatulence. Volume Two of Brains Confounded is followed by Risible Rhymes, a concise text that includes a comic disquisition on “rural” verse, mocking the pretensions of uneducated poets from Egypt’s countryside. Risible Rhymes also examines various kinds of puzzle poems, which were another popular genre of the day, and presents a debate between scholars over a line of verse by the tenth-century poet al-Mutanabbi. Together, Brains Confounded and Risible Rhymes offer intriguing insight into the intellectual concerns of Ottoman Egypt, showcasing the intense preoccupation with wordplay, grammar, and stylistics and shedding light on the literature of the era.
Category: Literary Collections

The British Almanac

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ISBN : OXFORD:555078190
Genre : Almanacs, English
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Category: Almanacs, English

United States Congressional Serial Set

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ISBN : UOM:39015087667799
Genre : United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Category: United States

The Ladies Companion

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ISBN : NYPL:33433081685475
Genre : Women's periodicals, English
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Category: Women's periodicals, English

Music Trades

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ISBN : PRNC:32101078729835
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A Victorious Life

Author : Leonora B. Halsted
ISBN : PRNC:32101066122332
Genre : Orphans
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Socialism Victorious

Author : Joseph Stalin
ISBN : IND:32000004081776
Genre : Communism
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" ... Contains the most important reports and speeches delivered at the seventeenth congress of the [C.P.S.U.] ... held January 26 to February 10, 1934, in Moscow."--Publisher's preface.
Category: Communism

Maigret Victorious

Author : Georges Simenon
ISBN : UOM:39015010486903
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, French
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Category: Detective and mystery stories, French

The Country Gentleman

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ISBN : UOM:39015013718278
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Christ Victorious Over All

Author : Joseph S. Johnston
ISBN : HARVARD:32044069673499
Genre : Restorationism
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Category: Restorationism

Author : Aḥmad ibn Qāsim Ibn al-Ḥajarī
ISBN : UOM:39015052244350
Genre : Africa, North
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Annual Report

Author : Missouri. State Board of Agriculture
ISBN : UCAL:B3014885
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