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Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)

Works: 2,091 works in 2,264 publications in 1 language and 179,326 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Fiction  Poetry  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Western stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PE1628, 423
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Publications about Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works about Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Cimarron by Edna Ferber( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Epic western about the Cravat family settling the Oklahoma prairie. Yancy Cravat is a newspaperman and lawyer who helps found the town of Osage. An adventurer, he finds town-life stifling and seeks his thrills even further into the frontier. His wife ends up becoming a town leader when his absences leave her no other choice
When we were very young by A. A Milne( Book )
2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems reflecting the experiences of a young English boy gorwing up in the early twentieth century
A book of Americans by Rosemary Benét( Book )
1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Fifty-six poems sketch the lives of famous men and women from Christopher Columbus to Woodrow Wilson
Men of art by Thomas Craven( Book )
1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Limited ... to painting in the western world, beginning with giotto and the occidental tradition, and driving a straight course through successive developments down to and including the latest French modernism and the new mural art of North America. Introd
Richard Carvel by Winston Churchill( Book )
1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
[This] novel focuses on the life of Richard Carvel; a wealthy young man from a prominent Maryland family just before and during the Revoloutionary War... Set at first around Annapolis, it's about a boy (Carvel) who is kidnapped and sent to England by pirates under his wicked uncle's direction in order to cheat him out of his estate. Meeting all sorts of major figures of the day, including John Paul Jones and Edmund Burke, he has all kinds of adventures in London. When the war breaks out he goes to sea again, this time aboard a ship commanded by Jones. He participates in the famous sea battle between the "Bonhomme Richard" and the "Serapis" (these might be the best scenes in the book). Wounded, he is brought to London to recuperate; he marries his childhood sweetheart there and they both sail to Annapolis to live. --A Customer & Bomojaz at
The mind in the making : the relation of intelligence to social reform by James Harvey Robinson( Book )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
"If some magical transformation could be produced in men's ways of looking at themselves and their fellows, no inconsiderable part of the evils which now afflict society would vanish away or remedy themselves automatically. If the majority of influential persons held the opinions and occupied the point of view that a few rather uninfluential people now do, there would, for instance, be no likelihood of another great war; the whole problem of "labor and capital" would be transformed and attenuated; national arrogance, race animosity, political corruption, and inefficiency would all be reduced below the danger point. As an old Stoic proverb has it, men are tormented by the opinions they have of things, rather than by the things themselves. This is eminently true of many of our worst problems today. We have available knowledge and ingenuity and material resources to make a far fairer world than that in which we find ourselves, but various obstacles prevent our intelligently availing ourselves of them. The object of this book is to substantiate this proposition, to exhibit with entire frankness the tremendous difficulties that stand in the way of such a beneficent change of mind, and to point out as clearly as may be some of the measures to be taken in order to overcome them"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Beveridge and the Progressive Era by Claude G Bowers( Book )
1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858 by Albert J Beveridge( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Modern democracies by James Bryce Bryce( Book )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Lincoln by Emil Ludwig( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
What's o'clock by Amy Lowell( Book )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Ol' man Adam an' his chillun : being the tales they tell about the time when the Lord walked the earth like a natural man by Roark Bradford( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Charles Francis Adams by Charles Francis Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Adams served as United States Minister to Great Britain and is largely responsible for Great Britain and France's failure to recognize the Confederacy. Charles was the son of John Quincy Adams. This biography was written his son, Charles Francis Adams, Jr
Heartbreak house ; Great Catherine ; and playlets of the war by Bernard Shaw( Book )
2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
This volume contains the 1919 play "Great Catherine" by George Bernard Shaw
A history of the people of the United States, from the Revolution to the Civil War by John Bach McMaster( Book )
in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
This work is a social history of the United States from the end of the American Revolution in 1784 to the beginning of the Civil War in 1861
James Bryce (Viscount Bryce of Dechmont, O.M.) by H. A. L Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
A dictionary of modern English usage by H. W Fowler( Book )
1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
"No book had more influence on twentieth century attitudes to the English language in Britain than Henry Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly became the standard work of reference for the correct use of English in terms of choice of words, grammar, and style. Much loved for his firm opinions, passion, and dry humour, Fowler has stood the test of time and is still considered the best arbiter of good practice. One of today's leading experts on the language, David Crystal, has now reassessed Fowler's contribution in this new edition." "Crystal goes beyond the popular mythology surrounding Fowler's reputation to retrace his method and practice and arrive at a fresh evaluation of his place in the history of linguistic thought. With a wealth of entertaining examples he looks at Fowler's stated principles and the tensions between his prescriptive and descriptive temperaments. He reaches some surprising conclusions and shows that the Dictionary does a great deal more than make normative recommendations and express private opinions. In addition he offers a modern perspective in notes on some 300 entries, in which he shows how English has changed since the 1920s."--Jacket
The doctor's dilemma ; Getting married ; and the shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by Bernard Shaw( Book )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
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The philosophy of loyalty by Josiah Royce( Book )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
"Josiah Royce (1855-1916), one of the outstanding classical American philosophers, is regarded by many as the foremost American idealist. A transitional book in the development of Royce's thought, The Philosophy of Loyalty is a key to understanding his influence on the development of pragmatism. Royce's basic argument is clear. Individual wills are a given, and social training is a natural aspect of community. But the two are not fully compatible, and conflicts naturally emerge. Loyalty to a cause unites many individuals into a community, but fanatical loyalty to causes often has inimical results." "Long out of print and never before available in paperback, The Philosophy of Loyalty has many beneficial implications for understanding contemporary social passions and outlooks, especially for our own fragmented American culture. As Royce himself asserted nearly ninety years ago, in the preface of this book, "I am writing...not merely and not mainly for philosophers, but for all those who love...ideals, and also for those who love...their country - a country so ripe at present for idealism, and so confused, nevertheless, by the vastness and the complication of its social and political problems."" "Royce speaks to these continuing concerns in a voice that is perceptive, learned, and sensitive to the human situation, and he offers powerful conceptual tools for our own troubled times."--BOOK JACKET
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