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Out-of-doors In The Holy Land; Impressions Of Travel In Body And Spirit.

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Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 - April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. *Biography* Henry van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School in 1869, Princeton University, in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877. He served as a professor of English literature at Princeton between 1899 and 1923. Van Dyke chaired the committee that wrote the first Presbyterian printed liturgy, The Book of Common Worship of 1906. In 1908-09 Dr. van Dyke was a lecturer at the University of Paris.By appointment of President Woodrow Wilson, a friend and former classmate of van Dyke, he became Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg in 1913. Shortly after his appointment, World War I threw Europe into dismay. Americans all around Europe rushed to Holland as a place of refuge. Although inexperienced as an ambassador, van Dyke conducted himself with the skill of a trained diplomat, maintaining the rights of Americans in Europe and organizing work for their relief. He later related his experiences and perceptions in the book Pro Patria (1921).Van Dyke resigned as ambassador at the beginning of December 1916 and returned to the United States. He was subsequently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and received many other honors. Van Dyke was a friend of Helen Keller. Keller writes, "Dr. van Dyke is the kind of a friend to have when one is up against a difficult problem. He will take trouble, days and nights of trouble, if it is for somebody else or for some cause he is interested in. 'I'm not an optimist, ' says Dr. van Dyke, 'there's too much evil in the world and in me. Nor am I a pessimist; there is too much good in the world and in God. So I am just a meliorist, believing that He wills to make the world better, and trying to do my bit to help and wishing that it were more.'" He died on April 10, 1933. He is buried in Princeton Cemetery.[A biography of Van Dyke, titled Henry Van Dyke: A Biography, was written by his son Tertius van Dyke and published in 1935.. Howard Crosby Butler (March 7, 1872 Croton Falls, New York - August 13, 1922 Neuilly) was a United States educator and archaeologist.


Traveling

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So, you've always wanted to travel the world, but have always found that budget that would be required for the same, well beyond your established means? You ever feel like it might not ever come to pass because you cannot envisage a time when you will have funds proportionate to the kind that are required to fulfill that lifelong dream of yours? Well, fret not! This book will show you just how far you can actually go on a shoestring budget (yes, literally shoestring!) and see all the places you've always dreamed of seeing, and more! So, if you are willing to live modestly you will find that there are a vast plethora of options out there that will help make your dream of travelling the world come well and truly alive. Over the course of this book you will find all that you need to plan your vacation while at the same time ensuring that you are well within your monetary means in the said process. You will then be able to sit back and relax (well, perhaps you might not be able to relax what with all the excitement of your upcoming trip!)


A Gringocua Travels Puerto Rico Dorado

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Dorado is one of the "classiest" pueblos in Puerto Rico. Join the Gringocua and his wife, the Boricua as they travel to this Northern pueblo in Puerto Rico. Learn history and cool things to see. This series of books offers an English perspective of Puerto Rico. The set is great for tourists and educators. Collect the whole set.



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