F Hopkinson Smith Books

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A Gentleman Gentleman

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [A proper dyaloge betwene a Gentilman and a Husbandman eche complaynynge to other their miserable calamite through the ambicion of the clergye was printed in two versions by Hans Luft of Antwerp in 1529. This book appears in Robert Steeles list of books banned in Henrys reign Steele refers to it as Dialogue between gentleman plowman. While clearly in the Piers Plowman Tradition Piers does not ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 254

A Gentleman Vagabond And Some Others

  [english | 1895]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... of several thousand acres of land and water,-mostly water,-a manor house, once painted white, and a number of outbuildings in various stages of ...... face, good-humored mouth, and white teeth, the whole enlivened by a pair of twinkling eyes, you forgot for the moment that he was not really ...... men shook hands. It was beautiful, too, to see the major welcome Jack to his own ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 311

A List To Starboard

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [A List To Starboard And The Parthenon By Way Of Papendrecht Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by F Hopkinson Smith. Francis Hopkinson Smith 1838-1915 was an American author artist and engineer. He was a descendant of Francis Hopkinson one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Smith became a contractor in New York City and did much work for the federal government including the foundation ...]
Genres: [short story | nauticalDownloads: 0

Abijah Bubble

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [I found this story interesting. Good moral lesson]
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Colonel Carter Christmas And The Romance Of An

  [english | 1903]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... to one of these festivals-a particular and most important festival-was omitted, much to my regret, from my published chronicles, owing to the express ...... she's comin'. And, Major,-did I tell you-here the Colonel turned to me-that she's going to bring a servant with her this time. The dear woman ...... never once mentioned the Colonel's name. About noon a customer in the outer ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 142

Colonel Carter Christmas And The Romance Of An Old Fashioned Gentleman

  [english | ]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... You should have remembered your blood, Olivia, and my name and position. Judge Colton! cried Adam, stepping nearer and looking the Judge ...... best way would be to signal Bundy and call to him before the old man could fully identify him. He could then open the door softly and step in front ...... friends they would never see again-a woman for her husband a mother for her son a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 405

Colonel Carter Of Cartersville

  [english | 1903]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [Colonel Carter Of Cartersville by F Hopkinson Smith. Small collectible HB of author s recollections of stories his mother as a young girl heard the one-time Confederate colonel tell about the Old South.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 353

Felix Oday

  [english | ]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... had touched his horse lightly with the whip, bringing the big wheels to a stop in front of the huge trunk which Kitty was anathematizing. ...... and more than that, many of them painted wonderfully well. And a narrow-minded, bigoted lot they were, broke in Crackburn. If they'd ...... the better and said: Can we talk here? Yes, and with absolute privacy and freedom. Take this chair ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 161

Fiddles

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [Fiddles by F Hopkinson Smith. This is Marny s story not mine. He had a hammer in his hand at the time and a tack between his teeth. Going to hang Fiddles right under the old fellow s head he burst out. That s where he belongs. I d have given a ten-acre if he could have drawn a bead on that elk himself. Fiddles behind a .44 Winchester and that old buck browsing to windward --and he nodded at the ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 266

Forty Minutes Late

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [This is a short I didnt like the first time I read it. Upon reading it again I thought it to be humorous and well thought out.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 384

Homo

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is is the title of the last original book written by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche before his final years of insanity that spanned until his death in 1900. It was written in 1888 and was not published until 1908. According to one of Nietzsches most prominent English translators Walter Kaufmann the book offers Nietzsches own interpretation of his development ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 32

Kennedy Square

  [english | ]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... wagging. Out at Moorlands, the point of view varied as the aftermath of the tragedy developed, the colonel alone pursuing his daily life ...... He had frequently looked about its bare walls wondering how so great an inspiration could have started from such meagre surroundings. He had, ...... a better look at his uncle's face. No-it doesn't sound like it, but it may be profound ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 217

Peter A Novel Of Which He Is Not The Hero

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F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... soft rosy light falling on the egg-shell cups and saucers and silver service, and the lovely girl dispensing all this hospitality and cheer! ...... desk-not an ostrich egg of a head at all, but an evenly parted, well-combed, well- slicked brown wig, covering the careful pate of one of the ...... rub his hands and break out with: Fine fellow!-square peg in a square hole this time. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 34

The Fortunes Of Oliver Horn

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F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... plates, placed over the hot-air register-drew out a damp napkin from a bone ring, and took a bird's-eye view of the table and its occupants. ...... of the traditions of the club. Despite Mrs. Van Tassell's protest against the uproar on the top floor, she had invariably spoken in high terms ...... askance at her the usual talk had ceased, and for a time there had been an ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 348

The Little Gray Lady

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... fragments thrust themselves out of the past as do the cuffs of an old-fashioned coat, the flutings of a flounce, or the lacings of a bodice ...... the Little Gray Lady. And yet no sobriquet could better express her personality: She was little-a dainty, elf-like littleness, with tiny feet and ...... and knobs, there was a narrow hall hung with old portraits, opening into a room ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 252

The Man In The High Water Boots

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [The secret of the growing gold.--Draculas guest.--The invisible giant.--The judges house.--The burial of the rats.--A star trap.--The squaw.--Grooken sands.--The combeen man (from The snakes pass).--The Watters Mou.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 186

The Parthenon By Way Of Papendrecht

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... 'a'penny-from the likes o' 'im to the likes o' me. Damn 'im.-and away went the coin into the river. You'll excuse me, sor, but i couldn't choke it ...... blue eyes set in a clean-shaven face bronzed by the sun, and a double row of teeth that would have shamed an ear of corn. I caught, too, the muscles ...... up the backwater to the Mill-William stretched beside me while I worked, ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 154

The Tides Of Barnegat

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F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... brought a little angel with you to bring up and share your loneliness? How pathetic, and how good of you! The village women-they came in ...... he say to break your heart? Jane slipped her arm about the old nurse's neck, drawing her closer, and without lifting her own head from the ...... were always filled with the child's doings his illnesses and recoveries but whenever Lucy ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 184

The Underdog

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F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... gazing at us intently. I recognized his kind the moment I looked at him. He was like my Jonathan Gordon, my old fisherman who lived up in the Franconia ...... with Marny-every month a new batch came to Covington jail. What about that girl, Sergeant-the one with the baby? I demanded, in a tone that made ...... his head and shoulders only outlined against the dim light of the stars ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 185

The Veiled Lady

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F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... Order Light, to be made of iron, to be properly packed, and to have three coats of red lead before shipment-together with a cross-section of ...... with the tiles rattling off the roofs and the natives hugging the cocoanut trees. With this he turned to the plans again. Better add ...... fires the city over. My poor trees! sighed Joe, as he slowly mounted the steps to the top floor. ...]
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