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Library of Congress Historic Newspapers Enhanced access to America's historic newspapers through the Chronicling America project. Historic Sound Recordings The National Jukebox features over 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued by the Victor Talking Machine Co. between 1900 and 1925. Performing Arts Collections, articles and special presentations on music, theater and dance materials from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. Prints and Photographs Catalog of about half of the Library's pictorial holdings with over 1 million digital images. Veterans History Project Experience first-person stories of wartime service through personal artifacts, audio and video interviews.

Free-eBooks Quotes of the Day - Get daily quotes on Twitter. Follow us on Twitter and get more daily quotes!Don't forget to stop by the Motivational Quotes of the Day.Starling Fitness: Fitness weblog from the authors of The Quotations PageHear Motivational Quotes set to music at Affirmation StationStarling Travel: Travel weblog from the authors of The Quotations PageFind out what happened Today in History (Scope Systems)You can include these quotations on your own Web page.Read classic books, essays, plays, and poetry online at The Literature Page. If an author's name is highlighted, you can click it for more quotations by that author. View further information about the quote or link to it on its own page Email the quotation to yourself, or to a friend View notes about the quotation Note: These quotes are randomly selected from my collection by an automatic routine once a day.

National Library of South Africa - Catalogue: Basic Search Skip to content My Library Basic Keyword Search - Entire Collection IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are currently experiencing problems with the Journal Title Search function. More Search Options Latest Books ReceivedList of Newspapers on Microfilm About Collections The NLSA is not a lending library. We encourage you to preorder material where appropriate. Basic Keyword Search - Cape Town Collection About Collections Reference Section journalsnewspapersmagazinespost-1850 printed books Special Collections manuscriptsmusic and rare books (pre-1851 printed books) Basic Keyword Search - Pretoria Collection Multimedia Room microformsmultimedia Basic Keyword Search - SANB Collection The SANB is a comprehensive record of South Africas published documentary heritage and includes: monographspamphletsgovernment publicationsmicroformsmapselectronic mediavideosperiodicalsnewspaperspublished conference proceedingsSouth African standards and specifications, etc. Basic Keyword Search - Visual Collection

The Online Books Page Internet Archive 20,000 Free e-Books Wisdom Quotes Bookshelf Porn 225 Free eBooks: Download Great Classics for Free Download 800 free eBooks to your Kindle, iPad/iPhone, computer, smart phone or ereader. Collection includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including works by Asimov, Jane Austen, Philip K. Dick, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Neil Gaiman, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf & James Joyce. Also please see our collection 1,000 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free, where you can download more great books to your computer or mp3 player. Learn how to load ebook (.mobi) files to your Kindle with this video Religious Texts Assorted Texts This list of Free eBooks has received mentions in the The Daily Beast, Computer World, Gizmodo and Lifehacker Additional Sources for Free eBooks: Support Open Culture We're hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads.

World Digital Library Home Google Books Borrowed Words in English The English language has an enormous amount of words that have been borrowed (or loaned) from other languages. This is a collection of tables listing words from the many languages that have contributed words to English. For some languages the word list is complete; for others (French, Greek, Latin, Arabic, Spanish) only a selection of borrowed words is given as there are so many. There are brief explanations for most words and the original literal meaning if appropriate. Please note that some word derivations are disputed by etymologists. An Indo-European language spoken in South Africa and Namibia: apartheid, commando, slim, trek... An Indo-European language spoken in the Pakistani Himalayas: polo... A Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Southern China, Hong Kong, UK and USA: chopsuey, lychee, wok... An Indo-European language spoken in Denmark: fog, kidnap, ombudsman... The extinct language of Ancient Egypt. A creole language spoken in Haiti: meringue...

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