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Laurence Oliphant : supplementary contributions to his biography

by Charles Newton Scott

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Published by Leadenhall Press Ltd. in London .
Written in English


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Pagination42 p.
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL24346825M

The book he wrote after his Russian excursion, The Russian Shores of the Black Sea, made his diplomatic career. When the Crimean War broke out in , the British had no reliable intelligence on the Russian naval buildup at the port of Sebastopol. The most recent information was in Oliphant’s book. Editor’s Note: This manuscript is based upon a considerably lengthier earlier book chapter by the author, Terumichi Morikawa, titled “Mori Arinori,” published in Ten Great Educators of Modern Japan: A Japanese Perspective, ed. Benjamin C. Duke (Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, ), 39– On the morning of Febru , Minister of Education Mori Arinori [ ].

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Piccadilly A Fragment of Contemporary Biography Author: Laurence Oliphant Illustrator: Richard Doyle Release Date: June 1, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO. Of particular interest, both critically and biographically, are James’s commentaries on Nathaniel Hawthorne, including his still-controversial book-length study of His estimates of his predecessor’s work remain highly debatable, but are perhaps more interesting as evidence of his own feelings about being an American writer of a later.

LibriVox recording of Piccadilly: A Fragment of Contemporary Biography, by Laurence Oliphant. Laurence Oliphant, author, international traveller, diplomatist and mystic, who spent a decade in later life under the influence of the spiritualist prophet Thomas Lake Harris, writes here under the amusing guise of Lord Frank Vanecourt, bringing us a.   Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine, and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. Three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with the future: Sybil Gerard--fallen woman, politician's tart, daughter of a Luddite agitator; Edward "Leviathan" Mallory--explorer and paleontologist; Laurence Oliphant--diplomat.


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Laurence Oliphant (3 August – 23 December ), a Member of Parliament, was a South African-born British author, traveller, diplomat, British intelligence agent, Christian mystic, and Christian his lifetime, his best known book was his satirical novel Piccadilly (). In modern times, his scheme for planting Jewish agricultural colonies in the Holy Land, The Land of Gilead.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Salisbury, H.H. Correspondence with and about and newspaper cuttings relating to his dismissal as Police Commissioner; also copy of Oliphant's address at the launching of a book on the dismissal by Stewart Cockburn, letters from Mrs Salisbury after her husband's death and obituaries.

Additional letters 27/7/ - 9/12/ from. Laurence Oliphant lived one of the most remarkable lives of the Victorian era, dedicated to making a real difference for his fellow man-sometimes in very unconventional ways.

At the age of 38, Laurence Oliphant, a successful Victorian writer, diplomat and Member of Parliament gave up his glittering career to join an American cult for a life of. Series Papers collected by Stewart Cockburn relating to Oliphant, The Life and Times of Sir Mark Oliphant, by Stewart Cockburn and David Ellyard (Axiom Books, ).

cm Copies of this book are available in the Barr Smith Library Main Collection and also in Rare Books & Special Collections 'University Collection' at OC. Leesehing, L. Personal Reminiscences of Laurence Oliphant. [] Oliphant, Margaret O. Memoir of the Life of Laurence Oliphant and of Alice Oliphant his wife.

2 vols. Pater, Walter Horatio. Essay on Winckelmann. The Westminster Review. ——Studies in. laurence oliphant: supplementary contribu- tions to his biography. By CHARLES NEWTON SCOTT, Author ot "The Foregleams of Christianity." LONDON: The Leadenhall Press, Ltd:.

Laurence Oliphant lived one of the most remarkable lives of the Victorian era, dedicated to making a real difference for his fellow man–sometimes in very unconventional ways. At the age of 38, Laurence Oliphant, a successful Victorian writer, diplomat and Member of Parliament gave up his glittering career to join an American cult for a life.

Oliphant, Laurence, Piccadilly: A Fragment of Contemporary Biography (English) (as Author) Stories By English Authors: Italy (Selected by Scribners) (English) (as Contributor) Oliphant, Mrs.

(Margaret), A Contribution To The History Of Saga Development In England And The. Carolina Oliphant was born at the Auld Hoose, Gask, Perthshire (her father’s ancestral family home) on 16 August She was the fourth child of the three sons and four daughters of Laurence Oliphant (–), laird of Gask, and his wife Margaret Robertson (–); her mother was the eldest daughter of Duncan Robertson of Struan, the chief of Clan Donnachie, which fought on the.

Laurence Oliphant (–) was a Jacobite army officer who belonged to a branch settled at Findo Gask in Perthshire, took part in the Jacobite rising ofand both he and his son Laurence (died ) were actively concerned in the rising of Oliphant senior served as Governor of Perth during the advance to Derby and both were present at the battles of Falkirk and Culloden.

Casey (The Double Life of Laurence Oliphant, ) and LeBaron (Santa Rosa, ) center their study of Fountaingrove on minibiographies of its three most famous members: Thomas Lake Harris, Laurence Oliphant, and Kanaye Nagasawa.

Harris, Fountaingrove’s founder, was a product of the religious mania that swept New York state in the s and. The Trans-Caucasian Campaign of The Turkish Army Under Omer Pasha by Laurence Oliphant Oliphant's life was interesting enough while he was traveled extensively, a friendly British eye in a suspiciously convenient number of political hot-spots, he was an early Zionist, and in later life became entangled with mysticism.

Mrs Oliphant’s Life of Laurence Oliphant () has not been shaken in any important particular, and Oliphant’s own portrait of Harris in Masollam is apparently unexaggerated.

But Harris had much personal magnetism, unbounded self-confidence, along with endless fluency, and to the last was believed in by some disciples of character and.

Laurence Oliphant () was a South African-born British author, traveller, politician, diplomat and Christian mystic. He is probably best known known today as the author of the satirical novel "Piccadilly". The work had originally appeared in the pages of 'Blackwood's Magazine,' and was revised and altered for the book date:   L.

OLIPHANT, THOMAS (–), writer and musical composer, was born 25 Dec. at Condie, Strathearn, Perthshire, in the house of his father, Ebenezer Oliphant; his mother was Mary, the third daughter of Sir William Stirling, bart., of Ardoch, being educated at Winchester College and by private tutors, he became for a short time a member of the Stock.

LAURENCE OLIPHANT: SUPPLEMENTARY CONTRIBU-TIONS TO HIS BIOGRAPHY. By CHARLES NEWTON SCOTT, Author of "The Foregleams of Christianity." LONDON: The Leadenhall " The Idle Thoughts by JEROME, with his special private views, Is a book all busy people should undoubtedly peruse."-Punch.

A BOOK FOR CHRISTMAS. Laurence travelled with his parents because of his father's work, especially in Ceylon and throughout Europe. He began work as a secretary in his father's law firm but soon left to travel at the request of an Indian prince.

He published his first book, A Journey to Khatmandu, in Laurence gained much fame from this publication, but it was.The story of the Brotherhood of the New Life (), a utopian community founded by prophet Thomas Lake Harris and continued by his leading disciple Laurence Oliphant (in Brockton, New York Title: Writer and Sub-Archivar at Bibliomad.Livingstone, Speke and Burton also make an appearance, with the shadowy and elusive Laurence Oliphant spying from the sidelines.

Written with Thompson's masterly touch, this is history at its best. 'A tale of Empire at its most eccentric. Part biography, part history, part adventure yarn, Imperial Vanities is an ingeniously enjoyable read.'.