Love Locks

Love Locks PDF
Author: Cory Martin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 194789207X
Size: 33.38 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 234
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Get swept away to Paris with a second chance romance... Once upon a time in Paris, Lindsey, an idealistic young painter, and Jack, the son of a hotel owner, fell in love. Before Lindsey returned to New York, she and Jack wanted to attach a lock to the Pont de Arts bridge—a traditional way to symbolize their eternal devotion. But they accidentally dropped their lock into the river. And although they made plans for Jack to join her in New York, he never did. Twenty years have passed. Lindsey, now a divorced businesswoman, has returned to Paris with her daughter, who will be studying art at the Sorbonne. Lindsey’s own dreams of being an artist are long gone. When Lindsey and Jack meet again, all their memories come rushing back...along with their regrets. Could they recapture the magic they shared when they were young? Or will it be too late for a love they once believed would last forever? This book includes a free recipe for French Potato Salad with Haricot Verts.

Unlocking The Love Lock

Unlocking the Love Lock PDF
Author: Ceri Houlbrook
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781789209228
Size: 53.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 260
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A padlock is a mundane object, designed to fulfil a specific – and secular – purpose. A contemporary custom has given padlocks new significance. This custom is ‘love-locking’, where padlocks are engraved with names and attached to bridges in declaration of romantic commitment. This custom became popular in the 2000s, and its dissemination was rapid, geographically unbound, and highly divisive, with love-locks emerging in locations as diverse as Paris and Taiwan; New York and Seoul; Melbourne and Moscow. This book explores the worldwide popularity of the love-lock as a ritual token of love and commitment by considering its history, symbolism, and heritage.

Poets Corner

Poets  Corner PDF
Author: John Chippendall Montesquieu Bellew
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 80.29 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : English poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 920
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Why Are Animals Funny

Why are Animals Funny  PDF
Author: EDA Collective
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1782793917
Size: 22.12 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Philosophy
Languages : en
Pages : 136
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Why are Animals Funny? comprises 46 articles in which nigh on everything is analyzed, from the smartphone to the 2010 general election, from toasties to Margaret Thatcher, from anxiety in children's literature to David Cameron's music tastes...

The Magic Of Coin Trees From Religion To Recreation

The Magic of Coin Trees from Religion to Recreation PDF
Author: Ceri Houlbrook
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331975517X
Size: 40.28 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 307
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This book traces the history of ritual landscapes in the British Isles, and the transition from religious practice to recreation, by focusing on a highly understudied exemplar: the coin-tree. These are trees imbued with magical properties into which coins have been ritually embedded. This is a contemporary custom which can be traced back in the literature to the 1700s, when it was practiced for folk-medical and dedicatory purposes. Today, the custom is widespread, with over 200 coin-trees distributed across the British Isles, but is more akin to the casual deposition of coins in a wishing-well: coins are deposited in the tree in exchange for wishes, good luck, or future fortune. Ceri Houlbrook contributes to the debate on the historic relationships between religion, ritual, and popular magic in British contexts from 1700 to the present.

A Glossary K Z

A Glossary  K Z PDF
Author: Robert Nares
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 15.65 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : English language
Languages : en
Pages :
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The Lazy Minstrel

The Lazy Minstrel PDF
Author: Joseph Ashby-Sterry
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 66.84 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 235
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The Sonnets

The Sonnets PDF
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521678374
Size: 67.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 277
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Updated edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, with an introduction by Stephen Orgel.