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Historia Calamitatum - The Story of My Misfortunes by Peter Abelard
The complete text of the Historia Calamitatum, or, The Story of My Misfortunes by Peter Abelard, translated into modern English by Henry Adams Bellows.
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Historia Calamitatum - The Story of My Misfortunes - Appendix
The Appendix to the Historia Calamitatum, or, The Story of My Misfortunes by Peter Abelard, translated into modern English by Henry Adams Bellows.
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Philosophical Quotes on Catastrophes, Misfortunes, and Compassion
Here is a favorite collection of quotes on catastrophes, misfortunes, and the capacity for compassion, which may be useful especially for those with an interest in ...
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Peter Abelard - Philosopher and Teacher
In addition to these scholarly efforts, Abelard wrote a letter to a friend, which has come down to us as the Historia Calamitatum ("Story of My Misfortunes").
http://historymedren.about.com/od/awho/p/who_abelard.htm
Radio Tower Accidents, Mishaps, and Misfortunes - About.com
Radio towers are nothing to mess around with. Even though they are constructed to be tough and resilient, they also need maintenance and are sometimes the ...
http://radio.about.com/od/tragicevents/a/Radio-Tower-Accidents-Mishaps-And-Misfortunes.htm
A Misfortune - Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Read "A Misfortune," by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Chekhov is well-known for his short fiction and plays, particularly "The Cherry Orchard," "The Three Sisters ...
http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/achekhov/bl-achek-misfor.htm
Abelard and Heloise: The Letters - Classic Literature - About.com
And therefore... am I now minded to write of the sufferings which have sprung out of my misfortunes..." The story of Abelard and Heloise is tragic, but what's more ...
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"Candide" : Quotes From Voltaire's Novel
"...and private misfortunes make the public good, so that the more private misfortunes there are, the more everything is well." - Voltaire, Candide, Chapter 4
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Latin: translation, aspera ad astra, correct translation - AllExperts
May 11, 2005 ... aspera ad astra, correct translation, misfortunes: Hello, The Latin motto“Per aspera ad astra” means literally: “Through difficulties (adversities, ...
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- Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) - Classic Literature
Read The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flander, by Daniel Defoe (1660-1731). Defoe was a political pamphleteer, writer, journalist, and much ...
http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/ddefoe/bl-ddefo-moll-pre.htm
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