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Concern Grows for Missing Maine Man Derek Adams as Winter Weather Continues - NBC News

Nearly three weeks have passed since Derek Adams disappeared from his home in rural Byron, Maine, but family members and volunteers are undeterred in their search for him. 50 more words


Fragment of a novel

Fragment of a novel

by Lord Byron

In the year 17—, having for some time determined on a journey through countries not hitherto much frequented by travellers, I set out, accompanied by a friend, whom I shall designate by the name of Augustus Darvell. 1,928 more words


Tauchnitz 'Cabinet Editions'

Tauchnitz Editions sold for around the equivalent of 1s 6d, certainly much cheaper than the typical 7s 6d price for a hardback in the UK in the 19th century, but they were not exactly cheap paperbacks.   744 more words

Vintage Paperbacks

Salute to Lord Byron

She walks in beauty

Light to be accepted only from his Lordship,

Otherwise, soft as night, as mysterious,

As elegant as the darkness.

A youthful desire of theirs’ 111 more words

Massacres in history

As the violence and brewing disorder of our times disturbs us, we can readily fall into a comforting delusion: either our liberal minds have conquered the violent instincts of the human animal… 996 more words


Blackstone's Byron Wien unveils his big surprises for 2017

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Blackstone Vice Chairman and ace investor Byron Wien has unveiled his list of 10 surprises for 2017.

Wien believes these things have a better-than-50% chance of happening, but the average investor anticipates a less than 30% likelihood of occurring. 862 more words

Money Matters

Nemesis: ..... By, George Gordon - Lord Byron....

Nemesis …..

Shadow! Or Spirit

Whatever thou art,

Which still doth, inherit

The whole or part

Of the form of thy birth,

Of the mould of thy clay, 277 more words

New Poetry