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Definition: Blockade

Blockade simply means to block an area from being able to trade with others. Much of the time this happens with boats. Watch the following video for an illustrated example:


Hyperbole and a Half

Brosh, Allie. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened (2013). Touchstone. 384 Pages. $6.99

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¶ Nicolay — Les navigations (1576)

Nicolay, Nicolas de. Les navigations, peregrinations et voyages faicts en la Turquie. Antwerp: Guillaume Silvius, 1576.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 689 (sold to Henry Wellcome for 9s.). — Unlocated.

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Sotheby 1898

¶ Oger le Dannois (1583)

Oger le Dannois duc de Dannemarche qui fut l’un des douze pers de France lequel avec le secours et ayde du roy Charlemaigne chassa les payens hors de Rome et remist le pape en son siege et fut longtemps en Faerie puis revint comme vous pourrez lire cy apres… 21 more words

Sotheby 1898

The Poetical Works of John Milton

The Poetical Works of John Milton, edited by Sir Egerton Brydges, Bart, published in 1854. Purchased for a mere $25 at Cabot Mill Antique Mall, Brunswick, Maine.


Great Moments in History by Nisenson & Parker

Great Moments in History: A Graphic Survey of 150 Decisive Events in the World’s History by Samuel Nisenson & Alfred Parker, 1932 edition, with a handwritten note dated November 22, 1932 on the inside cover. 24 more words


The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

1999 Reader’s Digest: The World’s Best Reading Edition, illustrated by Rowland Wheelright, purchased at Half Moon Antiques, Windham, ME