Charles Godfrey Leland Books

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Memoirs

  [english | ]  

Charles Godfrey Leland


Summary: [Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism (written in French but translated into English and first published in 1798-1799) is a book by the French Jesuit the Abbe Augustin Barruel. In the book Barruel claims that the French Revolution was the result of a deliberate conspiracy or plot to overthrow the throne altar and aristocratic society in Europe. The plot was allegedly hatched by a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 262

The Algonquin Legends Of New England

  [english | ]  

Charles Godfrey Leland


Excerpts: [... porcupine or toad. [Footnote: In the Eskimo mythology, Arnarkuagsak, the old woman of the sea, is tormented by vermin about her head. These are ...... bitter end, and yet it shall be. And as he said, so it came to pass and Mikchich, being of good cheer, bade farewell to his nephew. [Footnote: ...... that Indian magic depends on fetich, or objects having innate power. Glooskap ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 331

The Breitmann Ballads

  [english | 1889]  

Charles Godfrey Leland


Excerpts: [... at times to the latter as a near relation to Mephistopheles. But his mockery is as accidental and naif as that of Jewish Young Germany is keen and ...... him. Accordingly, on being asked to drink, he tells the Germans that none but hogs would drink their stinking beer, and that German wine was only made ...... und dis latter languashe he pring so wide dat he write. a pook of ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 57

The English Gipsies And Their Language

  [english | 1874]  

Charles Godfrey Leland


Summary: [If youve read Bury Me Standing by Isabel Fonseca or Tribe by John F. McDonald or even if youve seen Snatch and become fascinated by Brad Pitts character this book is worth a look. Leland spent enough time among the English Romany people to learn their true language which he traces back to Sanskrit roots. His analysis is fascinating but whats equally clear throughout the book is Lelands genuine ...]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 130

The Mystic Will

  [english | 1907]  

Charles Godfrey Leland


Summary: [The Mystic Will by Charles Godfrey Leland. This book teaches a simple theory and method of inducing the mystic power of the human will to bring about desired state of mind satisfying reality and miracles. By practicing the simple steps of forethought self-suggestion and repetition the divine nature of the mind works its own wonder even during one s sleep. The many benefits and applications of ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 318