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A Dream Of Empire

Auhtor: William Henry Venable

Language: english
Published: 1901

Genres:

fiction and literature
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Review by M. Erb, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Dream Of Empire':

William Henry Venable (April 29 1836?1920) was an American author and educator.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Dream Of Empire':


... voice won Byle's complete approbation, and led him to describe her as one who 'peared not to know there was a valley of the shadder of trouble here below.. Madam ...
... freedom.. Why not. We are discussing a public question.. Certainly. But your idea, that an expedition against Mexico, conducted as a private ...
... He could only open his cavernous mouth, and gasp. His heavy hand relaxed its hold, and dropped as if paralyzed. For a moment he stared at Arlington. Then ...
... not Burr strode into the room, followed by the French doctor. The colonel's sudden appearance on the scene prevented further turbulent demonstrations. ...
... of wooden steps, and entered the vestibule of the inn, a long, narrow corridor which the landlord considered very imposing. The first objects to attract ...
... it cannot last long.. Colonel Burr, you are right. The Union is held together by a thread. Yet the salutary restraints of religion and morality are ...
... jeered at from deck and shore. It completed his mortification to observe Danvers waving him a disdainful farewell. He returned to the tavern, paid his ...
... whether other attractions of the lovely isle would have detained the restless conspirer. Once more the American statesman stood in the presence ...
... Virtue is all-seeing, but fraud is blind.. You mint apothegms, sir. It is an intellectual feast to hear you talk.. Burr replaced Machiavelli ...
... lungs, left him in a wretched condition, but by no means in need of a coffin. His teeth chattered, his hands were blue, he whimpered, but when Burr landed ...
... tour had been as the triumphal progress of a beloved monarch. In the course of the talk, Madam Blennerhassett chanced to mention the name of Miss Hale. Ah. ...
... in the next room, after a grumble and whirr, struck eleven, as if reproving the old couple for sitting up so late to read a novel. Before the ringing ...
... man looked when I told him he couldn't have her, I do believe she might have shook Danvers and took Arlington. That's what I had to say to you, Squire ...
... in the skiff might approach the sinking wreck. This they did. They pulled alongside the half-hull, and with great difficulty and risk succeeded in taking ...
... lies on the shore of this Dead Sea.. Joyfully Chester sprang to the ground, and leaving the animal to browse, ran down to the edge of the bluff ...
... These last words were addressed to a ghost-like man with a long white beard and insane eyes, who had glided into the store. He was recognized by all present ...
... you from your present purpose. You are misinformed-deluded.. The lord of the isle plucked up spirit and replied haughtily:. I thank you for your ...
... Excuse my not shaking hands sooner.. Phelps assumed a haughty military attitude, which displayed to advantage his large and imposing form. Who is ...
... his superior, and with many apologies, handed him a letter, crumpled from having been carried long in the bearer's pocket. This came by mail to the ...
... Warren Danvers, his wife and a small daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Arlington, their two pretty little girls and a boy-baby. The children, excepting ...