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Punch
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1876
  • Category:
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: N.A

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Punch Lines
  • Author : Curtis Hutson
  • Publisher : Sword of the Lord Publishers
  • Release Date : 2000-08
  • Category: Sermons, American
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN Code: 9780873986656

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White Porcelain and Punch'ŏng Ware
  • Author : Chae-yŏl Kim,Jae-yeol Kim
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Category: Porcelain, Korean
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN Code: 9781856693592

Summary: This is one of three titles to be published in the 'Handbooks of Korean Art' series. This book focuses on white porcelain and punch'ong ware and is written by Jae-yeol Kim. He is the Deputy Director of Ho-Am Art Museum and lectures on the history of Korean ceramics at Seoul National University.


Sucker Punch
  • Author : Marc Strange
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2007-08-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 9781554886197

Summary: Short-listed for the 2008 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel Joe Grundy is an ex-heavyweight boxer whose main claim to fame was that he got knocked out by champ Evander Holyfield. Now he’s chief of security for a posh old hotel, the Lord Douglas, in downtown Vancouver, and life is pretty good. But then a young neo-hippie inherits more than half a billion dollars and decides to give it all away. As soon as the kid checks into the Lord Douglas with the intention of holding a press conference to announce the scheme, Joe knows big trouble is headed his way, especially when the kid winds up dead. Grundy sets out to discover who murdered the would-be philanthropist only to collide with suspects and sucker punches around every corner. Joe had some pretty tough battles during his days in the ring, but this time the stakes are higher, the opponents are lethal, and the final count could be fatal.


Rum Punch & Revolution
  • Author : Peter Thompson
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN Code: 9780812216646

Summary: Thompson shows how the public houses provided a setting in which Philadelphians from all walks of life revealed their characters and ideas as nowhere else. He takes the reader into the cramped confines of the colonial bar room, describing the friendships, misunderstandings, and conflicts which were generated among the city's drinkers, and investigates the profitability of running a tavern in a city which, until independence, set maximum prices on the cost of drinks and services in its public houses.


Punch
  • Author : Allison Moore
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN Code: 1480997609

Summary: Punch is the story of two twenty-somethings living under assumed identities, put into hiding by the FBI. Out of touch with their families and friends and ignored by the very people who put them there, they each must invent new methods of adapting in a world they no longer understand. This book asks the question: What happens when the world no longer presents a reference point? For Jessica Lansing, the answer lies in pursuing her thesis after putting it on hold for two years. But as the months drag on without a word from the FBI and haunted by her sense of herself and her place in the world, she pushes the envelope, not always the best answer when you’re being hunted by a serial killer. Conrad Wood, on the other hand, just wants to get back home to Eve, his fiancée, his predictable job at the Steakhouse and his horse Hamburger. But he, too, finds himself ignored by the FBI, and left to himself in an obvious play on his psyche, he, too, must learn to improvise and adapt even against his own will. Paul Bung is the catalyst in the psychological game of cat-and-mouse. And he would like nothing better than to get the whole tawdry business over with and get back to his life as a fashion mogul and to his stuffed bunny, Ignatius.


Punch and Judy in 19th Century America
  • Author : Ryan Howard
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-02
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN Code: 1476601542

Summary: The hand-puppet play starring the characters Punch and Judy was introduced from England and became extremely popular in the United States in the 1800s. This book details information on nearly 350 American Punch players. It explores the significance of the 19th–century American show as a reflection of the attitudes and conditions of its time and place. The century was a time of changing feelings about what it means to be human. There was an intensified awareness of the racial, cultural, social and economical diversity of the human species, and a corresponding concern for the experience of human oneness. The American Punch and Judy show was one of the manifestations of these conditions.


Punch!
  • Author : Jennifer Lawler
  • Publisher : Wish Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN Code: 9781930546509

Summary: Through interviews and questionnaires with athletes, coaches, observers, and mental health professionals, Lawler examines the reasons why women participate in contact sports--and what they get out of them.


Farm Animals Punch-Out Masks
  • Author : Christy Shaffer
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1998-12
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 6
  • ISBN Code: 9780486405827

Summary: These colorful masks let children masquerade as a rooster, goat, duck, donkey, cow, and horse. Little farmers simply punch out the masks and the eyeholes, add a string or rubber band, and the barnyard disguises are ready to wear. Great for Christmas pageants, Halloween, everyday fun! 6 die-cut full-color masks on 6 plates.



Punch and Shakespeare in the Victorian Era
  • Author : Alan R. Young
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN Code: 9783039110780

Summary: The English humour magazine Punch, or the London Charivari, which first appeared in 1841, quickly became something of a national institution with a large and multi-layered readership. Though comic in tone, Punch was deeply serious about upholding high literary and artistic standards, about dealing with serious subject-matter, and about attempting to nurture its readers' appreciation of the national drama and of Shakespeare's plays in particular. The author's detailed examination of Punch's constant advocacy of Shakespeare reveals telling new evidence concerning the ubiquitous presence of Shakespeare within Victorian culture. New research in the Punch archives and elsewhere also reveals the identities of many of the Punch authors and artists. The author shows how those who worked for Punch often subsumed their collective identities within the single persona of Mr. Punch, a fictional creation who repeatedly presents himself in both texts and graphics as a close friend and admirer of Shakespeare, a man able to remind Victorian readers constantly of the supreme literary and moral values represented by Shakespeare's works.



Punch Bug
  • Author : Lorne Bachynski,Carmen Bachynski
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2007-10
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN Code: 1434324486

Summary: I grew up in a family of five that went on numerous road trips. While traveling we needed ways to entertain ourselves. One of the family favorites was "punch bug ." I thought it would be great to put the rules into book form so that other families could use them to make their family road trips more enjoyable. The book contains the rules in large easy to read print form accompanied by a visual copy of each vehicle used. Our book is small and therefore very convenient to carry with you or have handy in the vehicle. The large type print makes it easy to read while traveling not only for adults but also for children. Along with the visuals it makes the book family friendly. I believe it would be very successful and quickly become a must-have for all.


Sucker Punch
  • Author : Roy Williams
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-06-11
  • Category: Drama
  • Pages : 86
  • ISBN Code: 1408131366

Summary: Roy Williams' Sucker Punch looks back on what it was like to be young and Black in the 80s and asks if the right battles have been fought, let alone won.


Butterfly Punch-Out Masks
  • Author : Anna Pomaska
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2002-12-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 16
  • ISBN Code: 9780486423951

Summary: This colorful collection invites youngsters and masqueraders of all ages to don some of the most imaginative and intriguing masks ever! Each mask is whimsically embellished with flowers, celestial objects, and swirls of fantastic colors. Play-pretenders simply punch out the mask and eyeholes, add a string or a rubber band.


Kachina Punch-Out Masks
  • Author : A. G. Smith,Josie Hazen
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1995-03-27
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 6
  • ISBN Code: 9780486284934

Summary: 6 full-color cover-ups: yellow corn girl, badger kachina, Havasupai kachina from the '50s, three others.


Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. I—1841-1857 (of 4 ) (Illustrations)
  • Author : Charles Larcom Graves
  • Publisher : CASSELL AND COMPANY, LTD
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Category:
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: Example in this ebook The title of this work indicates at once its main source and its limitations. The files of Punch have been generally admitted to be a valuable mine of information on the manners, customs, and fashions of the Victorian age, and of the wealth of material thus provided liberal use has been made. But it must not be forgotten that Punch has always been a London paper, and that in so far as English life is reflected in his pages, London always comes first, though in this volume, and especially during the "Hungry 'Forties," Lancashire comes a very good second. For pictures of provincial society—such, for example, as that given in Cranford or in the novels of Trollope—or of life in Edinburgh or Dublin, the chronicler of Victorian England must look outside Punch. The "country cousin" is not forgotten, but for the most part comes into view when he is on a visit to London, not when he is on his native heath. Yet even with these deductions the amount of material is embarrassingly rich. And this is due not only to the multiplicity of subjects treated, but to the manner in which they were discussed. Of Punch, in his early days at any rate, the criticism recently applied to Victorian writers in general by a writer in Blackwood holds good: "They had a great deal to say, and they said it sometimes in too loud a voice. Such was their virtue, to which their vice was akin. Their vice was the vice of rhetoric. They fell to the temptation of many words. They wrote too often as the tub-thumper speaks, without much self-criticism and with a too fervent desire to be heard immediately and at all costs." In the 'forties Punch doubled the rôles of jester and political pamphleteer, and in the latter capacity indulged in a great deal of vehement partisan rhetoric. The loudest, the most passionate and moving as well as the least judicial of his spokesmen was Douglas Jerrold. The choice of dividing lines between periods must always be somewhat artificial, but I was confirmed in my decision to end the first volume with the year of the Indian Mutiny by the fact that it coincided with the death of Douglas Jerrold, who from 1841 to 1857 had, more than any other writer, been responsible for the Radical and humanitarian views expressed in Punch. My task would have been greatly simplified by the exclusion of politics altogether. But to do that would have involved the neglect of what is, after all, perhaps the most interesting and in many ways the most honourable phase of Punch's history, his championship of the poor and oppressed, and his efforts to bridge the gap between the "Two Nations"—the phrase which was used and justified in the finest passage of Disraeli's Sybil, and which I have chosen as the title for the first part of the present volume. To write a Social History of England at any time without reference to the political background would be difficult; it is practically impossible in a chronicle based on Punch in the 'forties and 'fifties. In the second part I have endeavoured to redress the balance. Here one recognizes the advantages of Punch's London outlook in dealing with the Court and fashion and the acute contrasts furnished between Mayfair on the one hand and the suburbs and slums on the other. No attempt has been made to represent Punch as infallible whether as a recorder, a critic, or a prophet. He was often wrong, unjust, and even cruel—notably in his view of Peel and Lincoln, and in his conduct of the "No Popery" crusade—though he seldom failed to make amends, even to the extent of standing in a white sheet over Lincoln's grave. To be continue in this ebook


Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III—1874-1892 (of 4 ) (Illustrations)
  • Author : Charles Larcom Graves
  • Publisher : CASSELL AND COMPANY, LTD
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Category:
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: Example in this ebook PART I THE NATIONAL OUTLOOK HIGH POLITICS The pageant of the Victorian age reached its grand climacteric in the period on which we now enter. As a "drum and trumpet chronicle" the history of the eighteen years from 1874 to 1892 was void of any British military operations on the grand scale. Of the names Kandahar, Maiwand, Isandhlwana, Majuba, Khartoum and Tel-el-Kebir only the first and last minister to our complacency. Yet the achievements of Lord Roberts in the two Afghan campaigns were splendid examples of bold leadership and British endurance, and Lord Wolseley's suppression of the revolt of Arabi was more than efficient. In the mid 'seventies Germany came perilously near forcing a fresh war on France; but the influence of the British Crown and Government was largely instrumental in averting the calamity. We were twice on the verge of war with Russia in 1878, first in April after the Treaty of San Stefano at the close of the Russo-Turkish war, and second in July over Russia's intervention in Afghanistan. The country was divided, for while there had been a revival of the old distrust of Russia, Gladstone had thrown the whole weight of his influence into the campaign of protest against the "Bulgarian atrocities." The Government, on the whole, steered a middle course between the "Jingoes" and those who supported Gladstone's "bag and baggage" policy towards the Turks. At the height of the Tory Press campaign against Russia, Lord Salisbury, in a speech in the City, observed: "It has been generally acknowledged to be madness to go to war for an idea, but it is yet more unsatisfactory to go to war against a nightmare." Punch, who was never pro-Russian, but at the moment was strongly anti-Turk, interpreted this saying as a caution against Jingo scaremongering. In one of the earliest of his cartoons on the possibility of war over the Eastern question, he represented Disraeli standing on the edge of a precipice with Britannia, asking her to move "just a leetle nearer." Britannia declines to move one inch farther, adding, "I'm a good deal nearer than is pleasant already." But four months later, in May, 1878, when he showed Britannia between two advisers, Disraeli and Bright—the former wearing a sword camouflaged with an olive wreath—Punch supported neither, but applauded the third Voice, that of Neutrality. Professorial intervention he resented strongly; and severely rebuked Freeman, the historian, for a violent and unpatriotic speech. In fine, he was equally down on the blatant bunkum of the music-halls and the ill-considered agitation of fussy Pacificists; on War-Donkeys and Peace-Donkeys; "Asses are asses, whether bound in Lion or in Calf." But if in Europe Great Britain never got beyond the stage of naval demonstrations and the summoning of troops from India, these eighteen years were not devoid of great as well as spectacular events. They opened with the triumphant return to power of Disraeli, admirably symbolized in Tenniel's great cartoon of the chariot driver and his fallen rival, and with his efforts to translate into practical politics his grandiose doctrines of Imperialism. He made the Queen Empress of India, he riveted our hold on the Suez Canal by the opportune purchase of the Khedive's shares in 1875; he claimed to have brought back "Peace with Honour" from the Berlin Congress of 1878, the year which marked the zenith of his power and the beginning of its decline. The twelve years that followed Gladstone's success at the polls in 1880 were crowded with momentous events; the rise and ferment of the new nationalities abroad; the advent of new champions and gladiators in the political arena at home—Parnell and Randolph Churchill and Chamberlain. To be continue in this ebook


Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II—1857-1874 (of 4 ) (Illustrations)
  • Author : Charles Larcom Graves
  • Publisher : CASSELL AND COMPANY, LTD
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Category:
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN Code: N.A

Summary: Example in this ebook PART I THE NATIONAL OUTLOOK Mr. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND THE AGE OF NON-INTERVENTION "Whether splendidly isolated or dangerously isolated, I will not now debate; but for my part I think splendidly isolated, because this isolation of England comes from her superiority." These words were used by Sir Wilfrid Laurier in 1896, but they were prompted by a retrospect of the Victorian age, and may serve as a motto for the policy which governed England in her relations with foreign countries in the period surveyed in this volume. There was serious friction with France in the early days of the Empire owing to the distrust of the Emperor's warlike preparations and his manipulation of the opportunities presented by his assistance of Italy in 1859. In the war of North and South in America, England as a whole "backed the wrong horse," and English diplomacy mishandled the obligations of our neutrality. We were on the verge of war over the Trent case, and the slackness of the Government in failing to detain the Alabama burdened the country with a costly legacy of moral and intellectual damage—to say nothing of pecuniary loss. Popular sentiment was strongly anti-Prussian in the war on Denmark in 1864; misgivings of Prussian aggression were heightened by the crushing defeat of Austria in 1866 and the French débâcle in 1870. Yet the old diplomacy, whatever its shortcomings, kept us out of European wars. The Court as well as the Government strove hard for peace in 1859; the Queen's influence was successfully exerted to prevent interference on behalf of Denmark in 1864, which had been foreshadowed in a menacing message to Austria from Lord Palmerston. After the defeat of the Austrians at Sadowa in 1866, Disraeli justified abstention from unnecessary interference in European politics, on the ground that England had outgrown the European Continent, and was really more of an Asiatic than a European power. With Gladstone the restraining motive was economic rather than anti-imperialist, though his distrust of a "spirited foreign policy" became more pronounced in later years. But under Liberals and Conservatives alike, non-intervention in European wars remained the unbroken rule, and the only serious military operations undertaken between 1857 and 1874 were those involved in the suppression of a great revolt within our own dominions. The Chinese quarrel was the only cloud on the horizon in the beginning of 1857. Parliament was dissolved as the result of the vote of censure passed in the Commons, but Palmerston was returned with a strong majority, and the pacificists under Cobden lost their seats, Punch expressing the hope that Cobden might be "master of himself though China fall." The war with China was not a glorious page in our annals: it remained in abeyance during the Mutiny and was not concluded till 1860. Indirectly it was one of the means of saving India by the diversion of the troops intended for the Far East, and already at Singapore, to the relief of Bengal at the urgent summons of Lord Canning, the Governor-General of India. The first mention of the outbreak in Punch followed close on the tragedy of Meerut early in May. In his "Essence of Parliament" we read:— Lord Ellenborough delivered an alarmist speech about the mutinies in our Indian Army. Among other terrors, he was hideously afraid that Lord Canning, the Governor-General, had been taking some step which showed that he thought Christianity a true religion, but this damaging accusation was happily explained away. Lord Lansdowne was almost sure that Lord Canning could not so far have misconducted himself. To be continue in this ebook



Two Foot Punch
  • Author : Anita Daher
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-10-01
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN Code: 1554697689

Summary: Nikki blames her brother, Derek, for their parents' death in a house fire, but when Derek gets involved with a gang, Nikki knows she is the only one who can save him. Enlisting the help of a girl named Rain, who uses her athletic abilities to carry out acts of petty thievery, Nikki uses all her gymnastic and free-running skills to stay ahead of the gang and keep her brother from being killed.


Contributions to Punch, Etc.
  • Author : William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1434499294

Summary: Thacker's contributions to the magazine "Punch," with illustrations by the author and a portrait. Facsimile reprint edition.



Super Simple Punch & Kick
  • Author : Nancy Tuminelly
  • Publisher : ABDO Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 1617879622

Summary: This fun title will help kids find a variety of ways to exercise by punching and kicking indoors and outdoors! With step-by-step instructions and photos for each activity, kids will learn how easy it is to be healthy and active for an hour a day. They will use simple items from around the house for the activities, like a string and balloon for kickboxing or a Styrofoam ball and paper bag for lawn golf. Also included is a sample exercise chart and pledge for kids to use as motivation to get moving! Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.



Punch and Judy
  • Author : John Payne Collier,George Cruikshank,Tony Sarg
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1929
  • Category: Drama
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN Code: 0486449033

Summary: Traces the origins of puppetry's famous duo Punch and Judy from their birth in Italy to their travels across medieval Europe, exploring the show's moral and cultural significance and the people who created it.



Mr Punch
  • Author : Bill Ridgway
  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Category: Readers for new literates
  • Pages : 47
  • ISBN Code: 9780748760619

Summary: The puppet looked just like the ones you see on a seaside holiday. But this Mr Punch had taken on a murderous life of his own.


The Punch
  • Author : Nancy Storch Silverman
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2006-11
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN Code: 0595405347

Summary: Haggarty, Karan, and Marks___still the triangle! As Haggarty looked at the three of them sitting in the same room together, still working basically on the same on-going case, the three of them nearly dying in the past week, he wondered if they were up to the final task of getting it together to fight Jodi and the group she worked for one more time. Did they have the courage or the stamina again? Would Karan do something foolish to screw this up? It was a subject they couldn't ignore. They had to discuss this together! The Punch, the sequel to author Nancy C. Storch Silverman's first novel Stitches, is a mixture of romance and mystery that reunites nurse Alexis Marks, police captain Glenn Haggarty, and computer expert Scott Karan. And then there's Jodi. The villainous Jodi Smith has escaped from jail to exact revenge against Alexis, her former fellow-nurse. Their paths converge as Jodi carries out her sinister plan. But is she willing to go over the edge of sanity to get rid of Alexis permanently? Beginning in St.Woodside, continuing to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and ending in beautiful Belize, The Punch is an action-driven thriller about love, hate, revenge, and adventure!


Sucker Punch
  • Author : Jack Cashill
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2006-01-29
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 1418551724

Summary: "Everything that he has done was against this country." Joe Frazier on Muhammad Ali Part man, part myth, and all American, Muhammad Ali is history's most beloved, most revered athlete. But though he was "The Greatest" inside the ring, outside he was a hulking mass of contradictions. This book is the first comprehensive, pull-no-punches account of America's least likely icon. Jack Cashill explores the changing mores and racial dynamics of the sixties alongside Ali's epic battles in the ring. "What Ali did, great or otherwise, was to channel the spirit of his age. . . . He captured the ethos of that decade all too well. It wasn't pretty. I was there, and I know what I saw." Cashill reveals how Elijah Muhammad seduced Ali--and how that seduction spelled the betrayal of Dr. King's dream, the death of Malcolm X, the humiliation of Joe Frazier, the rise of Don King, and the tragic undoing of Mike Tyson--and proves that: Ali was an unapologetic sexist and unabashed racist, calling for the lynching of interracial couples and an American apartheid as late as 1975. Ali routinely denigrated black heroes who did not share his point of view, including Joe Louis, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and especially Joe Frazier. Ali shamelessly courted some of the most brutal dictators on the planet: Qadaffi, Idi Amin, Papa Doc Duvalier, Nkrumah, Mobutu, and Ferdinand Marcos. With unusual sympathy and unflinching insight, Cashill assesses Ali's boxing conquests and political influence. He shows how the very figure who could have brought America's diverse people together when it mattered, instead tore them apart. Jack Cashill has written and directed The Holocaust through Our Own Eyes, The Soul of the West and the Emmy-Award winning The Royal Years among other documentaries for regional PBS and national cable channels. Cashill has a Ph.D. in American studies from Purdue and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fortune, Weekly Standard, WorldNetDaily, and Ingram's, where he serves as executive editor. He is also the author of First Strike, Ron Brown's Body, and Hoodwinked: How Intellectual Hucksters Have Hijacked American Culture.


Dinosaur Punch-Out Masks
  • Author : A. G. Smith,Josie Hazen
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1995-03-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 6
  • ISBN Code: 9780486285061

Summary: Six coverups include carnivorous Tyrannosaurus, multihorned Styracosaurus, bizarre Hadrosaurus, ghoulish Protoceratops, and 2 others.


Beat God to the Punch
  • Author : Eric Mason
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2014-09-15
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN Code: 1433684500

Summary: Jesus demands your entire life. Author Eric Mason succinctly articulates God's call of discipleship on every person. In a winsome, persuasive tone, Mason calls people into a posture of submission to the Gospel.


A Punch Line
  • Author : I. M. Kidding
  • Publisher : Mirador Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-02-08
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1908200014

Summary: Hello! This is Punch! Of course you know me. Everybody knows Mister Punch. I have performed more shows than you have eaten dinners. And people all over the world love me. I decided to write my biography. It tells you everything about me (well not exactly everything!). From my early assumed beginnings with the good old Romans and the better older Greeks to my triumphal stardom in England.Of course, there are many chapters in between. How about my real birth in Naples (filthy old place it was too). And then leaving my sons all over Italy (they made the Commedia dell "arte really funny). And then having grandsons who turned out to be wooden and puppetlike.And you wouldn "t want to miss my sojourn into France. After telling you about what "s going on there (historywise), I even talk about Moliere and Cyrano de Bergerac. And so it goes on. But don "t worry. This is NOT a history book only. It tells you about my thoughts on many subjects. People, governments, banks, etc., etc. But since I am Mister Punch, no one will take it the wrong way. After all, I "m only a puppet.


Suffolk-Punch
  • Author : K. Bennett,John Davidson
  • Publisher : Mendon Cottage Books
  • Release Date : 2015-02-16
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN Code: 1311197036

Summary: Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1The Gentle Giant Chapter 2 An Amazing Horse Chapter 3 A Few Suffolk Punch Facts Conclusion Nature's Great Wonders Author Bio Introduction “Majestic. Calm temperament. Hard worker. Beautiful. Energetic. Willing to serve.” *** The Suffolk Punch is an amazing horse with kind eyes and a willing spirit. However, unlike other horses, it is not well known. Have you ever heard of the Suffolk Punch before? Maybe not! This beautiful horse goes by many names like Suffolk Horse and Suffolk Sorrel. As a draft horse, they are tall, strong, and have a beautiful Chestnut coat. But the spelling of the color is different than you might think. Instead of Chestnut, it is spelled CHESNUT with a missing letter T. So, the color is Chesnut and not chestnut! As mentioned, the Suffolk Punch is a draft horse. This is a horse that “draws” or “hauls” something. It is also called a work horse or heavy horse, because it works hard and pulls heavy loads. However, these types of horses are strong, docile, easy to work with and very patient. The more recent history of the Suffolk Punch goes back many years to World War I. During those years, this horse became a work horse on big farms. One reason why farmers liked this horse so much was because of its personality. Their calm and patient nature was exactly what farmers needed to help them work better. Farmers also loved this horse because they are hard workers!


Core Punch
  • Author : Pauline Baird Jones
  • Publisher : Pauline Baird Jones
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 99
  • ISBN Code: 0996056696

Summary: She’s got the hots for her alien partner. He’s hunting an intergalactic evil. Will these two cops risk a kiss when it might lead to death? New Orleans New, 2061. Detective Violet Baker wants a real man who can put up with the judgement of her police brothers. So when the hunky alien cop shows up to help her evacuate the city before the hurricane hits, she doesn’t care if his skin is purple. But she’s forced to place her craving for romance on hold when they discover a grisly murder planet side… Intergalactic policeman Dzholh “Joe” Ban!drn has pursued his foe across light-years. He knows the telltale wounds on the corpse and the scanners on the fritz are sure signs that he’s almost cornered his evil nemesis. But with the threat so close, chancing even one kiss with the gorgeous Earthwoman could prove fatal. As Violet scrambles to collect evidence before it’s destroyed by the breakneck winds, she can’t help but feel the officer is hiding something. And as much as Joe longs to trust Violet, he needs to keep her at arm’s length as they face a manipulative enemy deadlier than the approaching cyclone. Can Violet and Joe solve the mysterious case before they’re blown away in a dangerous storm of emotions? Core Punch is the first book in the suspenseful An Uneasy Future science fiction romance series, a spinoff from The Big Uneasy Series. If you like hot aliens, wry humor, and a galaxy-full of twists and turns, then you’ll love Pauline Baird Jones’ action-packed mystery. Buy Core Punch to unscramble an interstellar puzzle today!


The Punch
  • Author : Noah Hawley
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2008-05-21
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN Code: 9780811864299

Summary: A novel of life, love, forgiveness, and redemption chronicles the dysfunctional lives of David, a firm believer that everyone is inherently rotten; Scott, who is convinced that is life is falling apart and that everyone he loves will abandon him, and who has two wives simultaneously; and their mother Doris, who feels she has nothing to lose by revealing a sixty-year-old family secret.


Boomshakalaka Punch
  • Author : Lula M. Charleston
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008-11-11
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 49
  • ISBN Code: 1477178570

Summary: Boomshakalaka Punch is a collection of short stories that are sure to entertain. The thirteen stories are all true accounts of events that help shape the authors life. The thought provoking tales will make you laugh and cry, cover some of lifes challenges in a way that will leave the reader wanting more. Boomshakalaka Punch will inspire readers, and is a collection of stories about faith, courage and love.