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Though Silent They Speak

Author : Johney Larned
ISBN : 9781599260280
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Beginning with William Learned who arrived in America in 1630, the Larned’s are examined as they emigrate from Charlestown Massachusetts. Ancestors included in this compilation are: William Learned of Bermondsey England, Charlestown and Woburn Massachusetts; Isaac Learned Sr. of Bermondsey England, Charlestown, Woburn, and Chelmsford Massachusetts; Isaac Learned Jr. of Sherborn and Framingham Massachusetts; William Larned of Killingly Connecticut, Sutton Massachusetts and Thompson Connecticut; Simon Larned of Thompson Connecticut; Darius Larned of Pittsfield Massachusetts and Thompson Connecticut; Benjamin Franklin Larned of Pittsfield Massachusetts, Detroit Michigan, St. Louis Missouri, New Orleans Louisiana, St. Francis Co. and Pulaski Co., Arkansas, Baltimore Maryland, and Washington DC; Frederick Sylvester Larned of Pittsfield Massachusetts, San Francisco California, St. Louis Missouri, New York NY, Waco, and Paluxy Texas; Walter Franklin Larned of St. Genevieve Missouri, New York NY, Waco Texas, Paluxy Texas, Haskell Texas, and Douglas Arizona; Norval Gordon Larned of Paluxy and Haskell Texas; Johney Gordon Larned Sr. of Haskell Texas; and Johney Gordon Larned Jr. of Haskell, Wichita Falls, and New Braunfels Texas. Not only are the direct Larned descendants reviewed, but accounts from siblings and connecting families are also revealed. Additional families mentioned are: Gilman, Sternes, Bigelow, Bryant, Merrils, Marsh, Willis, Newman, Wilson, Wooster, Roberson, Tidwell, Turnbow, and Griffis.Many significant events in American history are investigated as the Larneds were very directly involved in military actions before the American Revolution through the Civil War and after World War II. Larned descendants have served their country in King Philip’s War, the Great Swamp Fight, the American Revolution, Shay’s Rebellion, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, WWI, WWII, and other conflicts. Special recognition is given to U.S. Paymaster-General Benjamin Franklin Larned with many previously unpublished details of his life and military career disclosed. Numerous interactions with key personnel of the U.S. Civil War are revealed. Related newspaper articles and the content of original letters from Benjamin F. Larned are furnished. Fort Larned Kansas is named in honor of Colonel B.F. Larned. Additional information is noted concerning the migration of the Larned Family into Texas. Included is an autobiographical manuscript from Dr. Edward Spalding Larned describing his migration to Waco Texas in 1856 which would lead to his harrowing 1300 mile escape by horseback from the Knights of the Golden Circle during the very beginning of the Civil War. Local histories of Hood County and Haskell County, Texas are discussed that directly involve members of the Larned family. Census data, biographical histories, deed records, old photographs, and numerous publications are utilized to paint an accurate description of the Larneds of Texas. Correspondence from several original letters illustrate the tough economic times in Haskell County during World War II. This compilation accompanies the Larned families from 1630 to 2005 and discloses Larned family lore which is abundant in love, pride, and humor. Though Silent They Speak, The Larned Family History is a revelation of the love of God, continuous challenges of character, and a devoted tenacity of a great American family.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

I Speak For The Silent Prisoners Of The Soviets

Author : Vladimir V. Tchernavin
ISBN : 9781406720723
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Being Silent They Speak

Author : David J. B. Smith
ISBN : 0957392508
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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His Majesty's submarine Unbeaten was last heard from via a signal sent to Flag Officer Submarines on 1st November 1942. The signal simply stated 'Operation Bluestone completed'. After this date the 58-metre British U-Class submarine inexplicably disappeared. Unbeaten was fully operational for just over two years. During her short tenure she successfully returned to war-torn Malta many times, symbolically flying her Jolly Roger. 'Being Silent They Speak' endeavours to highlight the varied triumphs, tragedies, events and sacrifices of submarine life during World War II.
Category: World War, 1939-1945

Silent Conversations

Author : David Cysewski
ISBN : 9780595300280
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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You are invited to engage in a stimulating series of Silent Conversations with poet-essayist David Cysewski, immersing yourself in his verse, letters and "mutterings" on personal and global events. You will laugh, cry, find yourself "gentled" by romance, delight in the beauty and humor of nature, and rage or poke fun with David at the nation's perennial wars, violence and foolishness. During David's eighty years of life he has gained the reputation of being something of a sage as well as a teacher. Certainly you will come away with your thinking nudged, your heart touched and your life enriched by his simple yet profound musings.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Neutral One

Author : Glen Carl Cutlip
ISBN : 9781462801510
Genre : Religion
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The Neutral One is what we are at the core of being, the reconciliation of the seeming opposites of being. The Neutral One represents the Christ Self, the Sun of Righteousness, the Day star.

Although we cannot say what the Neutral One is, we Can. We can by saying and not saying what it is at the same time.

To describe the indescribable, we must do so without doing so. The Neutral One is what it is and what it is not too in reconciliation.

The Neutral One is that which is with us always, from everlasting to everlasting, without beginning or end. It is the beginning and the end of all things without being either, for it is ever before and after itself as two parts of the same thing.

The Neutral One is the living Christ that reconciles all things of heaven and earth unto one and delivers that unto God that God may be realized to be, indeed, the all in all dwelling in all.

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They Speak By Silences

Author : A. Carthusian
ISBN : 0852446721
Genre : Religion
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The thoughts contained in this book were from the pen of one who, in the silence of the Charterhouse, had already arrived at the summits of the spiritual heights, and dwelt there unceasingly. Souls who have reached such perfection in this life are rare; not so rare, however, are those who ardently aspire thereto. It is chiefly for such as these - to encourage and help them to arrive at those same heights - that these thoughts have been preserved and collected. They Speak by Silences was first published in French in 1948, and has since allowed Carthusian wisdom and spirituality to reach the widest possible audience. This new, and widely requested edition carries on the tradition. It will provide material for daily reading and reflection for newcomers to Carthusian spirituality and, equally, for those who have already discovered the riches it has to offer. Not everyone can experience that same recollection that exists in a Charterhouse, but they must not be afraid to set aside as far as possible at least some moments, however short, for recollection and to give some time to Him Who is within them. It is in that silence that He speaks to us, and bids us listen to Him. Other books of classic Carthusian spirituality published by Gracewing include The Call of Silent Love, The Prayer of Love and Silence and The Wound of Love.
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Author : Cheryl Glenn
ISBN : 0809325845
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In our talkative Western culture, speech is synonymous with authority and influence while silence is frequently misheard as passive agreement when it often signifies much more. In her groundbreaking exploration of silence as a significant rhetorical art, Cheryl Glenn articulates the ways in which tactical silence can be as expressive and strategic an instrument of human communication as speech itself. Drawing from linguistics, phenomenology, feminist studies, anthropology, ethnic studies, and literary analysis, Unspoken: A Rhetoric of Silence theorizes both a cartography and grammar of silence. By mapping the range of spaces silence inhabits, Glenn offers a new interpretation of its complex variations and uses. Glenn contextualizes the rhetoric of silence by focusing on selected contemporary examples. Listening to silence and voice as gendered positions, she analyzes the highly politicized silences and words of a procession of figures she refers to as ?all the President's women,” including Anita Hill, Lani Guiner, Gennifer Flowers, and Chelsea Clinton. She also turns an investigative ear to the cultural taciturnity attributed to various Native American groups?Navajo, Apache, Hopi, and Pueblo?and its true meaning. Through these examples, Glenn reinforces the rhetorical contributions of the unspoken, codifying silence as a rhetorical device with the potential to deploy, defer, and defeat power. Unspoken concludes by suggesting opportunities for further research into silence and silencing, including music, religion, deaf communities, cross-cultural communication, and the circulation of silence as a creative resource within the college classroom and for college writers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Good Words

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ISBN : UCAL:B2935129
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Daily Reflections On Divine Mercy

Author : John Paul Thomas
Genre : Religion
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"Daily Reflections on Divine Mercy" was written to provide an awakening to the abundant Mercy of God. It offers daily reflections and prayers to help deepen the day-to-day faith life of every Catholic so that you can understand the abundance of Mercy poured forth from the Heart of our Savior as it is revealed in the writings of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska. "Divine Mercy in My Soul: Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska" is soon to become a classic spiritual book that everyone is encouraged to read in their lifetime. However, many find this invitation intimidating, not just because of the width of her book, but because of the depth of its message on The Divine Mercy in each of Saint Faustina’s notebook entries. This book, "Daily Reflections on Divine Mercy," was written with the hope of guiding you through Saint Faustina’s Diary and her six notebooks of reflections. It can be used on its own to help you pause and reflect on the beauty of Jesus’ messages to her, or as a companion book, as you simultaneously read Saint Faustina’s Diary. "Daily Reflections on Divine Mercy" offers 365 daily teachings, reflections and prayers based upon the pages of Saint Faustina’s Diary. The structured way to use this daily reflection book is to do just that…reflect upon one page each day. However, some may feel called to skip around a bit, read a few reflections at a time, or return to a particular reflection through which God spoke to you. Therefore, though this book was written with the intent of providing one reflection for each day of the year, the best way to use it is any way you feel called and the way that benefits your relationship with God the most. The first paragraph for each day offers this author’s insights to the words and teachings of Saint Faustina. The section of her Diary used for the day’s teaching is marked so that the reader can also read her Diary first hand so as to see the primary source that the author of this book took inspiration from for that day’s reflection. Though the primary text of the Diary is never quoted, nor are the reflections of this book exact representations of the Diary, they do provide the foundational basis for the spiritual message shared in each reflection. The second paragraph for each day offers a short reflection put more as a question to the reader. It offers the same insight in a different format so as to enter more deeply into the message of the day. Finally, each daily reflection ends with a prayer focused upon the message and reflection for that day. The reader is encouraged to pray this prayer several times. Ideally, it is prayed first thing in the morning, again during the day, and again at night as an examination on how well the daily message was received. As you seek to survive the world we live in, allow these pages to be a font of Mercy for you from God. Allow God’s Divine Mercy to penetrate your heart so that you will know the abundance of His love and be more prepared to share that love with others.
Category: Religion

A Search Past Silence

Author : David E. Kirkland
ISBN : 9780807771792
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This beautifully written book argues that educators need to understand the social worlds and complex literacy practices of African-American males in order to pay the increasing educational debt we owe all youth and break the school-to-prison pipeline. Moving portraits from the lives of six friends bring to life the structural characteristics and qualities of meaning-making practices, particularly practices that reveal the political tensions of defining who gets to be literate and who does not. Key chapters on language, literacy, race, and masculinity examine how the literacies, languages, and identities of these friends are shaped by the silences of societal denial. Ultimately, A Search Past Silence is a passionate call for educators to listen to the silenced voices of Black youth and to re-imagine the concept of being literate in a multicultural democratic society.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Glad Day

Author : Joan Larkin
ISBN : 1568381891
Genre : Social Science
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Glad Day
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Silent Invasion Of The Usa

Author : Ida Zerpa
ISBN : 9781597542258
Genre : Social Science
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Legal and illegal aliens. Ways in which Mexicans try to take possession of the United States under the leadership of left-wing organizations. My book is divided in three parts. The first part consists of a synthesized history of the countries of the immigrants that are concerning to the United States, their governments, their laws and their ways of life. The second part consists of what we can expect from the immigrants according to their habits of life in their home countries, the intentions and actions of the Mexican immigrants and government. The third part or the epilogue consists of the reactions of certain political figures and the U.S. government, and my premonitions.
Category: Social Science

Silent Tears

Author : Claire Coughlan
ISBN : 9781477159255
Genre : Fiction
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After her ex-boyfriend died, Sam pretty much wasnt expecting to meet Ethan so soon, another gorgeous guy. But after they meet, things start spiralling out of control. Ethans ex-best friend, Blake starts causing catastrophic havoc. And while new people come into the picture Sam and Ethan fi ght for freedom and fi ght to save their lives. Would you be willing to risk everything for the one you loved?
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Silent Voices

Author : Ann Cleeves
ISBN : 9780230758100
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the 2017 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger Vera Stanhope will return in The Seagull. Silent Voices is the fourth book in Ann Cleeves’ Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn, Vera. When DI Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the sauna room of her local gym, she wonders briefly if, for once in her life, she’s uncovered a simple death from natural causes. Then Vera spots ligature marks around the victim’s throat – death is never that simple . . . Vera revels being back in charge of an investigation again, working with Sergeant Joe Ashworth to find a motive. While Joe struggles to reconcile his home life with the demands of the case, death has never made Vera feel so alive. The duo investigates the victim’s past and discovers a shocking case, involving a young child. Probing the secretive community, they try to stop a killer in the present who can’t seem to let go of the past . . . Also available in the Vera Stanhope series are The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Hidden Depths and The Glass Room.
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The Silent Language Of Psychotherapy

Author : Ernst Gunter Beier
ISBN : 0202369994
Genre : Psychology
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This volume combines the elements of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy in a theoretical system that focuses on the importance of patient-therapist interaction, especially in terms of the exchange of subtle or covert communication cues. In this significantly updated and expanded edition of their classic text, Beier and Young analyze recent developments in new areas of practice facing today's therapist: managed care and the clinical impact of the control of health-care delivery; and biological intervention and other issues related to psychotropic medication.
Category: Psychology

The Comma Sutra

Author : Kanaan
ISBN : 9780595303830
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An autobiographical story that picks up where Literati ends, The Comma Sutra is about the art of saying goodbye to things that no longer serve us, giving ourselves permission to become our highest dreams, and letting true love make us whole again. Dreaming-Bear believes our souls originate from the silent nothingness of experiences that leave us with an utter sense of wordlessness a moment symbolized by the comma. These are the moments that make us drop our jaws in awe at the sheer enormity of what is happening, moments of brilliance, mistakes, tragedy, beauty, rage, and tranquility. Regardless of how many words we speak to one another, they all somehow eventually become lost in the silence. The Comma Sutra explores those wordless moments in which true enlightenment is born.
Category: Literary Criticism

Other Greek Writers John Of Damascus And Beyond The West To Hilary

Author : Frances Margaret Young
ISBN : 9042918853
Genre : Religion
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Papers presented at the Fourteenth International Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford 2003 (see also Studia Patristica 39, 40, 41 and 43). The successive sets of Studia Patristica contain papers delivered at the International Conferences on Patristic Studies, which meet for a week once every four years in Oxford; they are held under the aegis of the Theology Faculty of the University. Members of these conferences come from all over the world and most offer papers. These range over the whole field, both East and West, from the second century to a section on the Nachleben of the Fathers. The majority are short papers dealing with some small and manageable point; they raise and sometimes resolve questions about the authenticity of documents, dates of events, and such like, and some unveil new texts. The smaller number of longer papers put such matters into context and indicate wider trends. The whole reflects the state of Patristic scholarship and demonstrates the vigour and popularity of the subject.
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Distant Shores Silent Thunder

Author : Radclyffe
ISBN : 9781602822443
Genre : Fiction
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For Doctor KT O’Bannon, a near-fatal tragedy derails a career and disrupts everything she thought she knew about herself and her future. Battered and nearly broken, she turns for solace to the one woman who knows her best, her ex-lover Doctor Tory King. Their unexpected reunion in Provincetown uncovers old wounds, forges new bonds, and awakens long-buried passions. While Tory’s lover Sheriff Reese Conlon struggles to uncover a deadly drug ring and Officer Bri Parker navigates the torturous path between friendship and desire, Tory and KT—and those who love them—are forced to examine the boundaries of love, friendship, and the ties that transcend time.
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Between Speaking And Silence

Author : Mary M. Reda
ISBN : 9780791493717
Genre : Education
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Explores the question of student silence from students’ perspectives and challenges the conventional wisdom about silent students.
Category: Education