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The Getting of Wisdom (Twelve Point)

by Henry Handel Richardson

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Published by North Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8788564M
    ISBN 101582871973
    ISBN 109781582871974
    OCLC/WorldCa655485577

    Henry Handel Richardson’s The Getting of Wisdom is the coming-of-age story of a spontaneous heroine who finds herself ensconced in the rigidity of a turn-of-the-century boarding school. The clever and highly imaginative Laura has difficulty fitting in with her wealthy classmates and begins to compromise her ideals in her search for popularity and acceptance.   Henry Handel Richardson's The Getting of Wisdom is the coming-of-age story of a spontaneous heroine who finds herself ensconced in the rigidity of a turn-of-the-century boarding clever and highly imaginative Laura has difficulty fitting in with her wealthy classmates and begins to compromise her ideals in her search for popularity and acceptance.

    The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight. Romans ESV / helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. The Wisdom of God for Leaders The Wisdom of God: Seeing Jesus in the Psalms and Wisdom Books is an in-depth study of the Old Testament Wisdom Literature of the Bible, with the goal of understanding it in the way that Jesus himself taught the disciples to read and under-stand the .

    The Getting of Wisdom is a portrait of an artistic and unwieldy soul chafing against stuffy ordinariness, told with great empathy and passion. Posts about The Getting of Wisdom Looks like there are no posts about this book. The book of wisdom can be activated like scrimshaw to provide a passive effect during combat. The book can be recharged with any Saradomin page, giving 45 minutes of active time per is shared, unchanged, with the illuminated book. The passive has a 5% chance to activate per hit.


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"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding" Although overall I found that this story went on rather longer than it needed, I was pleasantly surprised by the wit and prose of Henry Handel Richardson.

The story predominantly rests on Laura, a headstrong and imaginative child who is packed off to boarding school in Australia after her mother /5.

Described by H. Wells as the best school story he knew, The Getting of Wisdom is the classic Australian novel of school days, a compelling and frank account of a young girl’s coming of age. ‘Sexual tension tightens every page’ writes Germaine Greer. The Getting of Wisdom - novel Henry Handel Richardson is the pen-name for one of Australia's greatest novelists.

Despite the name HHR was a she, not a by:   The Getting of Wisdom - Kindle edition by Richardson, Henry Handel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Getting of Wisdom. The Getting of Wisdom - Kindle edition by Richardson, Henry Handel/5(18). Set in the s, but published inThe Getting of Wisdom defiantly flouts the conventions of the British girls’ school story that were established by the first decades of.

The Getting of Wisdom By: Henry Handel Richardson () The Getting of Wisdom tells the story of Laura Rambotham, a year-old girl who is just starting at her boarding school. This is based on Henry Handel Richardson’s experiences of her own school, the.

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Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of Henry Handel Richardson’s The Getting of Wisdom. We found no such entries for this book title. The Getting of Wisdom Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Autobiographical fiction Subject: Australia -- Fiction Subject: Young women -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans audio books by Jane Austen.

The Getting of Wisdom Quotes Showing of 2 “After all, there was something rather pleasant in knowing that you were misunderstood.

It made you feel different from everyone else.” ― Henry Handel Richardson, The Getting of WisdomCited by: "The getting of wisdom is not so easy," the Wise Woman replied. "It is not a matter of learning, but of becoming. A bookworm can eat all the words in a book and not become wise.

So too it is with you and your desert mouse.". Directed by Bruce Beresford. With Julia Blake, Dorothy Bradley, Kay Eklund, Max Fairchild.

Oscar-nominated director Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy, Tender Mercies) crafts a tender coming-of-age tale that introduces one of Australian literature's most beloved characters to the screen, Laura Tweedle Rambotham (Susannah Fowle).

The getting of wisdom (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The getting of wisdom. As occasionally as unformed as some of its subjects, "Getting of Wisdom" is still a witty and engaging look at an awkward teenager trying to fit in to school society in Victorian Australia while Category: Drama.

The getting of wisdom (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The getting of wisdom. [Henry Handel Richardson] -- Laura strives to adapt to the discipline of boarding school life and to conform to its codes of behaviour -often with a conspicuous lack of success. Henry Handel Richardson: The Getting of Wisdom University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, Academy Edition.

Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 22cm x 15cm. lv, pages. Very minor foxing and wear to boards and edges. 4 Wisdom will never enter the soul of a wrong-doer, nor dwell in a body enslaved to sin.

5 for the holy spirit of instruction flees deceitfulness, recoils from unintelligent thoughts, is thwarted by the onset of vice. 6 Wisdom is a spirit friendly to humanity, though she will not let a blasphemer's words go unpunished; since God observes the very soul and accurately surveys the heart.

Librivox recording of The Getting of Wisdom, by Henry Handel Richardson. The Getting of Wisdom tells the story of Laura Rambotham, a year-old girl who is just starting at her boarding school.

This is based on Henry Handel Richardson’s experiences of her own school, the Prebysterian Ladies College in central Melbourne. Wisdom The Book of Wisdomor The Wisdom of Solomon {} Love righteousness, ye that be judges of the earth: think of the Lord with a good (heart,) and in simplicity of heart seek him.

{} For he will be found of them that tempt him not; and sheweth himself unto such as do not distrust him. Verse 7. - Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom. The older versions, such as the Alexandrian LXX. (the verse is omitted by the Vatican LXX.), Targum, and Syriac, agree in rendering this verse, "The beginning of wisdom is get wisdom," which is equivalent to saying that the beginning of wisdom consists in the acquisition of wisdom, or, as Umbreit explains, "in the resolution to.

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1 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 1. The Book of Wisdom of Solomon Chapter 1 1 Love justice, you that are the judges of the earth.

Think of the Lord in goodness, and seek him in simplicity of heart. 2 For he is found by them that tempt him not: and he sheweth himself to them that have faith in him. 3 For perverse thoughts seperate from God: and his power, when it is tried, reproveth the unwise.Saradomin's Book of Wisdom, formerly Saradomin's holy book is the God book aligned with Saradomin.

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To get us through, finding the wisdom of books written in isolation In Gary Paulsen’s Newbery Honor book a year old boy confronts the Canadian wilderness with nothing but.