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The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics)
William Shakespeare

Signet, 1998

This is one of Shakespeare’s darkest comedies, for the romantic story of a young man, Bassanio, who has squandered his fortune and must borrow money to woo the wealthy lady he loves is set against the more disturbing story of the Jewish moneylender Shylock and his demand for the “pound of flesh” owed him by the Venetian merchant, Antonio. Here pathos and farce combine with moral complexity and romantic entanglement to display the ...


The Merchant's Daughter
Melanie Dickerson

Zondervan, 2011

An unthinkable danger. An unexpected choice. Annabel, once the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. Her circumstances are made even worse by the proximity of Lord Ranulf’s bailiff—a revolting man who has made unwelcome advances on Annabel in the past. Believing that life in a nunnery is the best way to escape the escalation of the ...


The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library)
William Shakespeare

Simon & Schuster, 2009

Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar ...


The Merchant of Venice

Prospekt LLC, 2012

William Shakespeare's tragic comedy fulfilled with humor and sadness at the same time.


The Merchant Emperor (The Symphony of Ages)
Elizabeth Haydon

Tor Books, 2014

The long awaited seventh book in Elizabeth Haydon’s critically-acclaimed epic fantasy series, the Symphony of Ages. The war that they had feared is now upon them. Ashe and Rhapsody, leaders of the Cymrian Alliance, are gathering their allies to combat the machinations of Talquist, who will soon be crowned emperor of Sorbold. Gwydion Navarne remains by Ashe’s side. Anborn, Lord Marshal, has taken to the field. And Rhapsody has been ...


Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global ...
Naomi Oreskes, Erik M. Conway

Bloomsbury Press, 2011

"Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."-Elizabeth Kolbert "Brilliantly reported andwritten with brutal clarity."-Huffington Post Merchants of Doubt was one of the most talked-about climate change books of recent years, for reasons easy to understand: It tells the controversialstory of how a loose-knit group of ...


Merchant & Mills Sewing Book: Hand Sewing Techniques / Machine Know-How / Tools / Notions / Projects / ...
Carolyn N. K. Denham

Chronicle Books, 2014

With an emphasis on quality materials, careful craftsmanship, and simplicity, Merchant & Mills Sewing Book presents 15 functional, beautiful projects. Crafters and aspiring designers will master hand- and machine-sewing techniques, learn about fundamental tools and materials, and improve their tailoring skills before sewing timeless projects such as a maker's apron, bolster cushion, flight bag, classic shirt, and more. Reflecting the ...


Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
John B. Thompson

Plume, 2012

"All you need to know about the industry at a time of momentous change." -Drake McFeely, chairman and president, W.W. Norton & Company For nearly five centuries, the world of book publishing remained largely static. But at the dawn of the twenty-first century, the industry faces a combination of economic pressures and technological change that is forcing publishers to alter their practices and think hard about the future of the book. ...


The Merchant of Venice (SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare)
SparkNotes Editors, William Shakespeare

SparkNotes, 2003

No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of  The Merchant of Venice  on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right.   Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original play A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language A complete list of characters with descriptions Plenty of helpful commentary


Merchants of Grain: The Power and Profits of the Five Giant Companies at the Center of the World's Food Supply
Dan Morgan

iUniverse, 2000

The first and only book to describe the seven secretive families and five far-flung companies that control the world's food supplies. Little has changed their central role since Morgan's best-selling book first appeared in 1979.


Chocolate Indulgence: Simple Healthy Recipes for All Occasions

The Nutrition Mom, LLC, 2015

Do you feel guilty eating delicious, decadent chocolate? Are you ready to learn how to make chocolate a Healthy Indulgence! What if you learned that Chocolate was really good for you? What if it helped you have less anxiety, was as good for you as exercise, and also helped you to have the same feeling that you have when falling in love? After transforming her health and her life, Stephanie Merchant founded The Nutrition Mom. She has shared ...


Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600--1900
Stephen R. Bown

Thomas Dunne Books, 2010

Commerce meets conquest in this swashbuckling story of the six merchant-adventurers who built the modern world It was an era when monopoly trading companies were the unofficial agents of European expansion, controlling vast numbers of people and huge tracts of land, and taking on governmental and military functions. They managed their territories as business interests, treating their subjects as employees, customers, or competitors. The leaders ...


Elementary Sewing Skills
Merchant & Mills, Carolyn Denham, ...

Pavilion, 2015

Have sewing questions? This super-stylish handbook has the answers! Created by Merchant & Mills, this handy volume provides a thorough overview of sewing—from tools and materials, to measuring and marking, to seaming and hemming, to adding buttons, zips, and finishing touches. And it's all seasoned with homegrown tips on essential good practice, so you'll successfully master any sewing project you take on.


Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House of ..., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of ...
Robert Zubrin

Encounter Books, 2013

There was a time when humanity looked in the mirror and saw something precious, worth protecting and fighting for—indeed, worth liberating. But now we are beset on all sides by propaganda promoting a radically different viewpoint. According to this idea, human beings are a cancer upon the Earth, a species whose aspirations and appetites are endangering the natural order. This is the core of antihumanism. Merchants of Despair traces the ...


Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son
George Horace Lorimer

Fili-Quarian Classics, 2010

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son - Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House - of Graham & Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago, familiarly - known on 'Change as


The Merchant of Venice (Norton Critical Editions)
William Shakespeare

W. W. Norton & Company, 2005

The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare’s most beautiful plays and, conversely, his ugliest. Juxtaposed within the same conceptual frame are heavenly and musical harmonies, romantic love, materialism, and racism. This Norton Critical Edition has been carefully edited to make The Merchant of Venice , its surrounding history, and the history of its critical reception and rewritings accessible to readers. The text of this edition is ...


The Merchant of Venice (The Modern Shakespeare: The Original Play with a Modern Translation)

The Modern Shakespeare, 2014

Enjoy and understand The Merchant of Venice as you never thought you could. With The Modern Shakespeare edition, which includes the original play plus a modern translation, you will delight in the richness of Shakespeare's writing without ever getting bogged down by archaic and incomprehensible language. With The Modern Shakespeare edition you can read the original play and the modern translation simultaneously, or read the original play by ...


The Bloodline Feud: A Merchant Princes Omnibus
Charles Stross

Tor Books, 2014

Bloodline Feud: an omnibus edition of the first two novels in Charles Stross's The Merchant Princes series   The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of Gruinmarkt from behind the scenes. They are a mixture of nobility and criminal conspirators whose power to walk between their world and ours makes them rich in both. Miriam, a hip tech journalist from Boston, discovers her alternate-world relatives with explosive results that shake ...


The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Made Easy)
William Shakespeare

Barron's Educational Series, 1985

Here are the books that help teach Shakespeare plays without the teacher constantly needing to explain and define Elizabethan terms, slang, and other ways of expression that are different from our own. Each play is presented with Shakespeare's original lines on each left-hand page, and a modern, easy-to-understand "translation" on the facing right-hand page. All dramas are complete, with every original Shakespearian line, and a full-length ...



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