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Affairs Of State

  [english | 1906]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [A tale of two totally improbable (but enjoyable) romances. It reads like a comic opera--full of histrionic misunderstandings and overblown comic characters. Dont take any of it seriously. It is simple escapist fun. Enjoy!]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 106

American Men Of Action

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [American Men Of Action Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by Burton E Stevenson. Burton Egbert Stevenson was an American author who wrote A Soldier of Virginia 1901 The Holladay Case 1903 The Marathon Mystery A Story of Manhattan 1904 Affairs of State 1906 American Men of Action 1909 American Men of Mind 1910 The Mystery of the Boule Cabinet 1912 The Gloved Hand 1913 Little Comrade A Tale of the ...]
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American Men Of Mind

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... the financial situation of the government had become desperate, he organized the Bank of North America to assist in financing it. For three years, ...... established clothing house of Wanamaker &Brown, 1861 established department store in Philadelphia, 1876, and in New York City, 1896 Postmaster-General, ...... covered in thirty-two hours, and there could no longer be any question ...]
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The Gloved Hand

  [english | 1913]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [I found this very disappointing. The author wrote a series of five detective novels that featured crime reporter Jim Godfrey. This is one of the later entries in the series. Sadly it has very little genuine mystery in it. It is also quite xenophobic focusing on an evil practitioner of a nonsensical eastern religion. Concerning this fictitious religion there is no authentic cultural background or ...]
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The Holladay Case

  [english | 1903]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [Excellent story. Reminds of the old black white mysteries on TV. Lots of fun.]
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The Home Book Of Verse V1

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... has been aching many a day with measures full of sadness! William Motherwell [1797-1835] The Home Book of Verse, V1 I LIKE LITTLE PUSSY ...... every child should dance and sing, And always have a smiling face, And never sulk for anything. I waken when the morning's come, And feel the ...... not for love. Cold lie the daisy banks Clothed but in green, Where, in the days agone, ...]
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The Home Book Of Verse V2

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... Saw I once a white dove, sole light of earth. Prim little scholars are the flowers of her garden, Trained to stand in rows, and asking if they ...... those kind souls that were The noble martyrs here: And if that be the only odds (As who can tell?), ye kinder gods, Give me the woman here! ...... flying-feather, And teach his feet a measure, And find his mouth a rein If you were ...]
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The Home Book Of Verse V4

  [english | ]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... the beds I rifled. The church is larger than before, You reach it by a carriage entry: It holds three hundred people more, And pews are ...... t' ye, Mounseer Nongtongpaw! Charles Dibdin [1745-1814] The Home Book of Verse, V4THE LION AND THE CUB How fond are men of rule and place, ...... since, And as she died so must we die ourselves, And thence ye may perceive the world's a ...]
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The Home Book Of Verse Vol 4

  [english | 1918]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... [1775-1864]. TO FANNY. Never mind how the pedagogue proses, You want not antiquity's stamp The lip, that such fragrance discloses, Oh. never should ...... dainty hand awhile On my shoulder, Dear, and I'll Put them on. Frederick Locker-Lampson [1821-1895]. A GARDEN LYRIC Geraldine And I. Dite, Damasippe, ...... - Some gloomy souls anticipate A waistcoat, straiter than the fashion. ...]
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The Marathon Mystery

  [english | 1904]  

Burton Stevenson


Summary: [A bit confusing at first. Main character Mr. Lester doesnt come in right away. But still a good mystery.]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 320

The Mystery Of The Boule Cabinet

  [english | 1911]  

Burton Stevenson


Excerpts: [... Mr. Vantine know him.. No, sir he wanted to know what he wanted.. What did he want.. I don't know, sir he couldn't speak English hardly ...... in Vantine, impatiently. Parks is as straight as a string-he's been with me for eight years.. Of course it's nonsense, assented Goldberger. ...... my eyes cleared, and I saw, on the very spot where d'Aurelle had died, another body-or was it ...]
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