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A Daughter Of Eve

  [english | 1845]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [Jean the Soldier and Eulalie the Devils Daughter is a French fairy tale collected by Achille Millien. The fable is classed as Aarne-Thompson type 313 (A girl helps the hero to flee) and revolves about a transformation chase. Others of this type include The Water Nixie The Foundling-Bird The Master Maid and The Two Kings Children. The motifs contain notable similarities to the legend of Jason and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 345

A Drama On The Seashore

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Honor De Balzac


Summary: [A Drama On The Seashore by Honor? De Balzac. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [nautical | dramaDownloads: 454

A Man Of Business

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life is a biography about Warren Buffett by Alice Schroeder. Before this book was written Warren Buffett rejected numerous approaches by biographers journalists and publishers to cooperate on an account of his life. After spending six years as the only Wall Street analyst Buffett would speak to Alice Schroeder was approached by Buffett to write his ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 305

A Passion In The Desert

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... Desert by Balzac #48 in our series Balzac. A Passion in the Desert. by Honore de Balzac. Translated by Ernest Dowson. December, 1998 [Etext ...... assume to show they are not taken in. Then, when I was expatiating on the courage of M. Martin, he smiled, shook his head knowingly, and said, 'Well ...... of provisions. Not surmising that the notion of flight would occur to their ...]
Genres: [short story | adventureDownloads: 312

A Prince Of Bohemia

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... prepared by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and John Bickers, jbickers@templar.actrix.gen.nz. When all other email fails try our Executive Director: ...... motto IN HOC SIGNO VINCIMUS-the Rusticoli, I repeat, retained their title, and received a couple of offices under the crown with the government of ...... was born, I suppose.'. 'What, sir.'. 'Yes, are you born. What is your name.'. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 218

A Second Home

  [english | 1845]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [A House is Not a Home is the 1953 autobiography of the famous New York madam Polly Adler.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 89

Adieu

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [Farewell Fantastic Venus is a science fiction anthology edited by Brian Aldiss and Harry Harrison. It was first published in 1968 as a direct response to the information returned from the first space probes sent to Venus especially the first atmospheric probe to return data Venera 4. The first data was not returned from the surface until Venera 7 successfully landed in 1970. The book contains ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 406

An Episode Under The Terror

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... dagnyj@hotmail.com and Bonnie Sala. AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERROR BY HONORE DE BALZAC. Translated By Clara Bell and others. DEDICATION. To ...... heavy tread of a man walking behind her. Then it seemed to her that she had heard that sound before, and dismayed by the idea of being followed, she ...... to her, and on a nearer view a sudden impulse of pity, blended perhaps with ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 27

An Historical Mystery

  [english | 1892]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [An Historical Mystery by Honor? De Balzac. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Literary Criticism European French ]
Genres: [mysterydetective | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 90

An Old Maid

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Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... for their square buckles, a style of which the present generation has no knowledge these buckles were fastened to a square of polished black leather. ...... velvet for a model of Venus although her face, fine about the eyes and forehead, degenerated, lower down, into commonness of outline. Hers was a ...... their vapors end in charcoal. In short, marriage (here he picked up his ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 7

Another Study Of Woman

  [english | 1845]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [This is a great piece that depicts the transition France (particularly French women) underwent after Napoleon. Balzac is brilliant in displaying it all in the dialogue at a party.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 63

At The Sign Of The Cat Racket

  [english | 1845]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... had meant to make game of the shop-owner and of the passing observer. Time, while impairing this artless painting, had made it yet more grotesque by introducing ...... the dormer-window of the loft was suddenly flung open, that he did not observe the apparition of three laughing faces, pink and white and chubby, but ...... of dressing the salad, the hapless youths trembled as they ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 90

Bureaucracy

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Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... dowry of two hundred thousand francs. Carefully educated by an artistic mother, who transmitted her own talents to her daughter, this young lady was ...... become head of a bureau. No one comes or stays in the government offices but idlers, incapables, or fools. Thus the mediocrity of French administration ...... four in the afternoon, when he returned. Madame Rabourdin, on her ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 272

Christ In Flanders

  [english | 1899]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... only numbered some two or three hundred hearths and the prosperous town of Ostend was an obscure haven, a straggling village where pirates dwelt in ...... see the coast of Flanders by the dying fires of the sunset, or to make out upon the hither shore any forms of belated passengers hurrying along the ...... stern of the shallop hastened to sit down on the benches, so as to leave ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 430

Die Frau Von Dreiig Jahren

  [german | 1845]  

Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... Blick erscheint denn in seinen Werken ist er ber allen Tand der Welt erhaben und kritisiert scharf und vernichtend alle Leerheit des Lebens, alle ...... diese Parade mitanzusehen. Nun, Julie, so gehen wir wieder. Du hast es nicht gern, in solchem Gedrnge zu sein.. Wir wollen noch bleiben, lieber ...... hatte, so galt ihre Aufmerksamkeit bei all den Bewegungen, die die alten ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 57

Domestic Peace

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Honor De Balzac


Summary: [Domestic Peace by Honore De Balzac. Honora de Balzac is considered the founder of social realism. Balzac was the first writer to write about the all social levels of the social scene in France. His vast collection of works encompasses the Restoration period and the July Monarchy. La Comedie Humaine was written between 1799 and 1850. This collection contains 95 novels stories and essays. Domestic ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 276

Droll Stories From The Abbeys Of Touraine

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Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher's name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated ...... smitten, repeated To-morrow, and dismissed him with a gesture which the Pope Jehan himself would have obeyed, especially as he was like a snail without ...... had been hanged buried in consecrated ground like godly ones, ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 494

Droll Stories Vol 2

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Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... that the ancient inhabitants had forgotten the great number of convents situated in this street, where the severe continence of the monks and nuns ...... of hell. The defunct knight having threatened with death whoever should appear to spy about the said house, I have by reason of great fear left the said ...... young Lord of Croixmare, who expired the seventh day afterwards, ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 86

Droll Stories Vol 3

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Honor De Balzac


Excerpts: [... of the manuscript. The poor author has often, from carelessness, mixed the inks, now here, now there but as soon as the heavy sentences, difficult ...... go to the devil wherever he may be, to count the gray peas in the dovecote, to find flowers under the snow, to say paternosters to the moon, to pat ...... I reck the want of gold, when all my riches are in thy heart, and my only ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 220

Eve And David

  [english | 1893]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [The History of England (sometimes referred to as The History of Great Britain) (1754-62) is David Humes great historical work written while he was serving as librarian to the Edinburgh Faculty of Advocates and published in six volumes in 1754 1756 1759 and 1762. His History became a best-seller finally giving him the financial independence he had long sought. (Both the British Library and the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gaylesbianDownloads: 287
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