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"I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself."
Niccolo Machiavelli

"Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in."

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Prudence Definition: Wise or careful in conduct. Shrewd or thrifty in planning ahead.

Etymology of 'Prudence'
mid-14c. (c.1200 as a surname), mid-14c., "intelligence; discretion, foresight; wisdom to see what is suitable or profitable;" also one of the four cardinal virtues, "wisdom to see what is virtuous;" from Old French prudence (13c.) and directly from Latin prudentia "a foreseeing, foresight, sagacity, practical judgment," contraction of providentia "foresight".

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Prudence"
"Perfect Prudence is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Prudent now"
"Accept Prudence"
"Trust in your Prudence"
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Prudence: A Novel
by David TreuerSearch for David Treuer
$13.63 new/used

A haunting and unforgettable novel about love, loss, race, and desire in World War II?era America.
On a sweltering day in August 1942, Frankie Washburn returns to his family?s rustic Minnesota resort for one last visit before he joins the war as a bombardier, headed for the darkened skies over Europe. Awaiting him at the Pines are those he?s about to leave behind: his hovering mother; the distant father to whom he?s been a disappointment; the Indian caretaker who?s been more of a father to him than his own; and Billy, the childhood friend who over the years has become something much more intimate. But before the homecoming can be celebrated, the search for a German soldier, escaped from the POW camp across the river, explodes in a shocking act of violence, with consequences that will reverberate years into the future for all of them and that will shape how each of them makes sense of their lives.
With Prudence, Treuer delivers his most ambitious and captivating novel yet. Powerful and wholly original, it?s a story of desire and loss and the search for connection in a riven world; of race and class in a supposedly more innocent era. Most profoundly, it?s about the secrets we choose to keep, the ones we can?t help but tell, and who?and how?we?re allowed to love.
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Prudence (The Custard Protocol)
by Gail CarrigerSearch for Gail Carriger
$8.90 new/used

Introducing the Custard Protocol series, in which Alexia Maccon's daughter Prudence travels to India on behalf of Queen, country...and the perfect pot of tea.

When Prudence Alessandra Maccon Akeldama ("Rue" to her friends) is bequeathed an unexpected dirigible, she does what any sensible female under similar circumstances would do -- she christens it the Spotted Custard and floats off to India.

Soon, she stumbles upon a plot involving local dissidents, a kidnapped brigadier's wife, and some awfully familiar Scottish werewolves. Faced with a dire crisis (and an embarrassing lack of bloomers), Rue must rely on her good breeding -- and her metanatural abilities -- to get to the bottom of it all...

The Custard Protocol

For more from Gail Carriger, check out:

The Parasol Protectorate

Finishing School (YA)
Etiquette & Espionage
Curtsies & Conspiracies
Waistcoats & Weaponry
Manners & Mutiny

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Mail-Order Brides of the West: Prudence: A Montana Sky Novel (Montana Sky Series)
by Debra HollandSearch for Debra Holland

Shrewish Prudence Crawford is the last woman left at the Mail-Order Brides of the West Agency because she?s rejected every match offered to her as not good enough. One-by-one, she?s watched her fellow brides leave for their new lives and has heard tales of their happiness, and she wants that for herself?but not just any man. She will only take a husband who offers wealth and status.

Michael Morgan struck it rich in mining, or at least richer than anyone else in the tiny town of Morgan?s Crossing, Montana. He?s built himself the nicest house in town, which isn?t saying much when there are only ten homes in the whole place. He?s elected himself mayor of the population of 61 inhabitants and keeps his kingdom under tight control. When he hears stories of the mail-order brides arriving in nearby Sweetwater Springs, he decided to send for a wife, even if he has to exaggerate a mite to attract one.

A wealthy mine owner who?s the mayor of a town named after him and has a mansion sounds perfect to Prudence, even if the place is too close to the other mail-order brides whom she dislikes. But when Michael and his circumstances are not what Prudence dreamed, tempers flare and the fighting begins.

Can Michael tame the shrew, or are they destined to have a miserable marriage?

1886 Mail-Order Brides of the West Series in order:

Mail-Order Brides of the West: Trudy
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Evie
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Heather
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Lina
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Darcy
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Kathryn
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Prudence
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Bertha (Spring 2016)

Montana Sky Series in Chronological Order:

Beneath Montana Skies

Mail-Order Brides of the West: Trudy
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Lina
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Darcy
Mail-Order Brides of the West: Prudence


Wild Montana Sky
Starry Montana Sky
Stormy Montana Sky
Montana Sky Christmas
A Valentine's Choice
Painted Montana Sky
Glorious Montana Sky
Sweetwater Springs Christmas
Sweetwater Springs Scrooge
Healing Montana Sky (October 2015)
Mystic Montana Sky (July 2016)

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Once Upon a Potty -- Girl
by Alona FrankelSearch for Alona Frankel
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The classic books on a timeless subject -- for a new generation.

In 1975, Alona Frankel wrote and illustrated her first book, especially for her son Michael, on how to use the potty. Thirty-two years later, Once Upon a Potty -- Boy and Once Upon a Potty -- Girl are the classic books on potty training and have sold more than four million copies worldwide. These children's books help parents everywhere deal successfully with an often vexing challenge for the whole family.

Thanks to their timeless words and beloved images, Once Upon a Potty -- Boy and Once Upon a Potty -- Girl are being discovered and used by a new generation of parents. These two books, with their phenomenal staying power, target and meet the needs of an obviously perpetual market.

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The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar (The Parasol Protectorate)
by Gail CarrigerSearch for Gail Carriger

A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate.
Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting
tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?

In this short story, New York Times Bestselling Author Gail Carriger uses her comedic voice to delve into the history of one of her most beloved characters. If you have ever wondered about Alexia's father, this will give you a glimpse into his adventures and character. This story was first published in The Book of the Dead, a Jurassic London anthology. 8,300 words.
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Jane and Prudence
by Barbara PymSearch for Barbara Pym
$3.88 new/used

This early novel by Barbara Pym captures the charm and folly of English middle-class life. The two title characters share a devoted friendship based on memories of Oxford school days, poetry and their neighbors' private affairs- all discussed over leisurely lunches. And they share a common goal: finding a suitable mate for Prudence.
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The Essential Guide to Graphic Design Success
by Jordan PrudenceSearch for Jordan Prudence

The Essential Guide to Graphic Design Success Releases on Kindle

The Essential Guide to Graphic Design Success is the latest eBook by innovator and author Jordan Prudence.

Success in the field of Graphic Design, especially as a Sole Proprietor or hobby based graphic designer, can be tricky. It requires a set of talents that -oftentimes- creative persons do not have naturally. Therefore, the designer who is looking for success in her or his own terms must invest in learning these skills and adapt their way of thinking to something more linear. The Essential Guide to Graphic Design Success provides tips to people who already have some background in the field or a base understanding of the technical aspects of design. It covers the essentials of graphic design, the types of people who enter the field, and their options in the corporate world versus being a freelancer.

The field of graphic design is both an interesting one and challenging. Each day graphic designers are brought into contact with new people who need their vision and creativity to make their own dreams come true. It is a field were empathy and whimsy are as important as precision and structure. The book guides the would be designer in the fundamentals of design, as well as, understanding what type of designer they are and what area of design is best suited for them. It touches on how to find a style and refine it, while also being adaptable. It is a guide for the recent college graduate, the corporate designer who is thinking of going on her own, or even someone who has had talent in the field as a freelancer but wishes to rethink their modality of business.

Table of Contents


Chapter One
*What Graphic Design Is
*Back at Point One
*Elements of Design
*Principles of Design

Chapter Two: Who Graphic Designers Are
*Visual Problem-Solvers
*Modern-Day Artisans
*Anyone Can Be a Graphic Designer

Chapter Three: How Graphic Design Works
*A Career as a Corporate Graphic Designer
*A Career as a Freelance Graphic DesignerConclusion

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Prudence Wants a Pet
by Cathleen DalySearch for Cathleen Daly
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A Spool of Blue Thread: A novel
by Anne TylerSearch for Anne Tyler
$10.09 new/used

by Michele KimbroughSearch for Michele Kimbrough
$15.48 new/used

Prudence Payne seems to have it all together if you're viewing from the outside looking in. However, once you?re inside, it?s a completely different story. She?s a woman who?s been pushed and pulled in so many directions, she?s lost who she is. And, to add to the chaos, her best friend loses her fight to cancer. Just when she thinks she can?t take anymore, a long hidden family secret is revealed and her life is turned upside down. But that?s not all for Prudence. She?s in love?forbidden love, at least that?s how she sees it. Boxed in on all sides, she doesn?t seem to have any fight left in her. When her boyfriend of eleven years finally proposes, she thinks things are about to turn around for her. Richard Mayweather is a widower who lost his wife to cancer almost a year ago. He?s now a single father raising two young daughters with the help of his in-laws and lifelong friend, Prudence. When a blizzard shuts him in with his daughters and Prudence, all of the feelings he?s been suppressing for Prudence resurfaces. See, Richard?s been holding a secret for a long time. Ever since he was twelve years old, he?s been holding a torch for Prudence. Unfortunately, there are too many obstacles between him and the love of his life. First, his in-laws. It has only been a year since their daughter died and they aren?t about to let some woman, particularly Prudence, take her place. Then there is the eleven year relationship that Prudence is in. Richard believes in second chances and he feels this is the time to seek his with Prudence. Despite the obstacles, is Richard able to win Prudence?s heart? Or will Prudence choose to keep things just the way they are? Safe.
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