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 Its essential contribution to modern political thought lies in Machiavelli's assertion of the then revolutionary idea that theological and moral imperatives have no place in the political arena. "It must be understood," Machiavelli avers, "that a prince ... cannot observe all of those virtues for which men are reputed good, because it is often necessary to act against mercy, against faith, against humanity, against frankness, against religion, in order to preserve the state." With just a little imagination, readers can discern parallels between a 16th-century principality and a 20th-century presidency.


Tags: against, political, religion, order, preserve, state, Machiavelli, little
Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving CastleIn the land of Ingary, it is considered a great misfortune to be born the eldest of three. It means that you are destined to fail, no matter what you do, and Sophie Hatter, a meek little hat shop owner's daughter, firmly believes in this. She herself is the oldest of three in the town of Market Chipping, and her younger sisters are considered far more pretty and talented than she. But Sophie's miserable little world is turned upside down when she is transformed into an old hag by a woman known as the Witch of the Waste, and she leaves the hat shop to seek her fortune in the world.


Tags: Sophie, castle, Calcifer, little, named, world, three, considered
Little Women. Louisa M. Alcott

Little Women. Louisa M. AlcottLittle Women. Louisa M. Alcott

Посібник для позакласного читання англійською мовою
Луїза Мей Олкотт (1832–1888) — відома американська письменниця, автор популярних, проникнутих ідеєю добра і довір’я до дитини книг "Little Women" та "Little Men". У них розповідається про виховання дітей у звичайній американській родині та про часто непрості стосунки між ними та вихователями у приватній школі. Дана книга є адаптованим варіантом роману "Little Women" і рекомендується для школярів середнього і старшого віку, студентів, учителів.
Tags: Louisa, Alcott, Women, Little, reading, стосунки
Little Men. Louisa M. Alcott

Little Men. Louisa M. AlcottLittle Men. Louisa M. Alcott

Guide for extracurricular reading in English
Louisa May Olkott (1832-1888) - a famous American writer , author of the popular , to get a good idea and confidence in the child's book "Little Women" and "Little Men". They tell about the education of children in ordinary American family and the often uneasy relationship between them and the teachers in private schools. 
Tags: Alcott, Louisa, Little, reading, Retold, American, family
Big or Little? (tumblebook) flash story
Big or Little? (tumblebook)flash storyBig or Little? (tumblebook)flash story Big or Little? Sometimes Matthew feels little and sometimes Matthew feels B I G!! This classic story from acclaimed children's writer, Kathy Stinson, will delight young children, and show them that, big or little, they're all special in their own way! Keywords: opposites, ages and stages
Tags: Kathy, Stinson, Little, story, children, feels, Matthew
Lobo and the Rabbit Stew - tumblebook flash

Lobo and the Rabbit Stew (tumblebook)flashLobo and the Rabbit Stew (tumblebook)flash

Tumbebooks are animated stories

Lobo and the Rabbit Stew
Lobo is a wolf who must eat a succulent rabbit stew while the moon is full or he will go cuckoo. He tries a variety of temptations to entice a bunny out of his burrow. The little rabbit uses his wits to escape becoming an entree.

Tags: Rabbit, rabbit, little, burrow, bunny, flash, tumblebook
Other Goose - Part 2 (tumblebook)
Other Goose - Part 2 (tumblebook)Other Goose - Part 2 (tumblebook) It's Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack Be Nimble, Miss Muffet, Little Boy Blue, and more, like you've never seen them before! Renowned artist J.otto Seibold re-nursuries and re-rhymes over the Mother Goose classics in this must-have collection. Featuring recurring characters and an ending that brings everyone back for a showstopping finale, this book is the most fun dear old Mother Goose has ever had! Keywords: poems, Mother Goose, Old Mother Hubbard, Old King Cole, Little Miss Muffet, Rub-a-dub-dub
Tags: Goose, Mother, Little, Muffet, everyone, Other