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C 8WGPREFACEThe motive which prompted the author to prepare and publish Cost Accounting, was the desire to supply a demand for a text book on the part of the students in New York University School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance. In presenting it for public consideration it is desired to have clearly understood the fact that it is intended as a text book especially adapted to the needs of students, and is not intended as a general reference work.The supply of literature on the subject of cost accounting is increasing rapidly. The quality of such literature is of a high order. The fault to be found with it from the point of view of a teacher is that it is too highly specialized. The tendency on the part of authors on this subject is to select some particular industry or line of production and describe a particular system, attempting to make such typical of the entire subject.Most systems are accompanied by elaborate forms. In fact it may be said that many systems are nothing mAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org
This story describes the adventures of 29 travelers who travel to Canterbury on a pilgrimage which happen in the 14th century. The company of the pilgrims consists of a knight, a monk, a prioress, a plowman, a miller, a merchant, a clerk, and an oft-widowed wife from Bath. Their trip is quite dangerous and adventurous, often they lose their spirit and belief and have to support and entertain each other. Although Geoffrey Chaucer wrote his Canterbury Tales about five hundred years ago in the Middle-aged English, for those who want to read these stories and dive into their events there is a chance to find Canterbury Tales in the adaptation of Lee Harriet. Canterbury Tales are focused on such phenomena as love, sex, death, which are usual and interesting for all times and all people and which are described in a witty and entertaining way.
Although the book is pretty short, it is full of very interesting events and characters. Its plot is simply magical and amazing. From each word and on each page you can feel the warmth of the author's soul and his kindness. Although Helen with the High Hand may not seem serious at the first glimpse, it is very entertaining and definitely has its own advantages and appeal for readers.
The Victorian Age in Literature is a real discovery for all lovers of the English literature belonging to the period of the Victorian Era. Chesterton does a great job in analyzing the most prolific and outstanding writers and poets of that time paying a special attention to the works of Charles Dickens. Presenting broad knowledge of the topic, the author uses his unique style of writing and structuring the book so that makes the book interesting and more fascinating.
Adventures of a Roman Nobleman in the Days of the Empire. By an American author and poet Edward Lucas White (1866 –1934).” When I look back on the beginning of my adventures, I can set the very day and hour when the tranquil course of my early life came to an end, when the comfortable commonplaces of my previous existence altered, when the placid current of my former life broke suddenly and without warning into the tumultuous rapids which hurried me from surprise to surprise and from peril to peril”.
A posthumous collection of 36 early works by Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, also known as Koizumi Yakumo European-born American-Japanese author, orientalist and philosopher, who wrote novels and articles with exotic themes in highly precise and polished prose. Lyrical and passionate, these brief romantic sketches can be regarded as prose poems. The “Fantastics” proper and the “Other fancies” have been grouped indiscriminately in chronological order, though differing greatly in spirit and in excellence of style. But it is not alone the charm that clings about all that is weird and fanciful that gives value to this early work of Hearn’s. It sheds rich light upon one phase of his development and forms an essential part of his biography; and it helps to furnish proof, along with much else of varying form and excellence that he put forth a vast deal of literary effort in the years of his stay in New Orleans…
This book contains 4 plays by unknown authors: ‘Dicke of Devonshire by Heywood’, ‘The Lady Mother by Glapthorne’, ‘Sir John Van Olden Barnavelt’, and ‘Captain Underwit’. All of the plays are amazing. Editor has given a detailed introduction to every play. There are 2 appendixes that contain a lot of info. Footnotes are given at the end of the book. The Old English language is quite easy to understand.