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Creep Shadow

  [english | 1934]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... And no shadow fell upon me whispering in my ear- He interrupted, harshly: Don't talk like that! And now I was truly surprised, for there was panic ...... blew my desire to meet Dr. de Keradel up to fever point. I was half an hour late getting to Dr. Lowell's. The butler showed me into the library. A girl ...... it has once created. Therefore it is that at a certain stage of its ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 450

Chaucer

  [english | ]  

Adolphus William Ward


Excerpts: [... variously dated but at any period of his manhood he might have said, as he says there, that he was too old to learn astronomy, and preferred to ...... was more especially connected. But the multitude, whose turn in truth comes but rarely in the history of a nation, must every now and then make ...... genuine works. The poem of the Court of Love, which was likewise long erroneously ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 261

Canada The Empire Of The North

  [english | 1909]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... she was doing. Railroad man, farmer, miner, manufacturer, all had the same struggle, the big outlay of labor and money at first, the big risk and ...... and {18} tramp and stamp, though twenty-five lie dead and only four are able to keep on their feet. The corpses are hidden in snowdrifts or crammed ...... of ferns, grows fatigued and drinks at a fresh-water rill. Going in the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 163

The Canadian Commonwealth

  [english | 1915]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... backwoods of the Great Lakes country. The French came pursuing an ideal of religion. The English came pursuing an ideal of government. We may smile at ...... marriage, is usually blessed at his death at the ripe age of niy or a hundred. It is a simple and on the whole a very happy, if not progressive, life. ...... this area put under wheat would feed Great Britain. But note-only ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 339

The Cariboo Trail

  [english | 1916]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... LYTTON, B.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 From a photograph. [Illustration: Map of the Cariboo Country]. {1} . Chapter I. The 'argonauts'.CHAPTER ...... Otter to San Francisco in February with gold dust and nuggets from New Caledonia to exchange for money at the mint. The Hudson's Bay men had thought ...... not yet been able to find a place where we can work anything but rockers....]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 312

The Composer

  [english | 1910]  

Agnes Castle


Excerpts: [... who had an air of assurance that would have graced a drum-major. Johnny knew her well by sight: she was a niece of Lord Warborough a recent appearance ...... for some one with a yellow sash. Ton honour.. While she paused again, not unkindly, her gaze wanderea linterestedly beyond him then lit up. Ah, ...... himself:. And where do you come in, John Holdfast. You juggins, you don't ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 453

Cavalry Of The Clouds

  [english | 1917]  

Alan Bott


Excerpts: [... of that of the General Staff. The Flying-Corps-in-the-Field is an organisation great in numbers and varied in functions. Many separate duties are ...... or two hours over Archie and the enemy lines. As regards the mechanics, the quality of their skilled work is tempered by the technical sergeant-major, ...... persons and things so diverse as the thingumy fool whose machine had ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 185

Circus

  [english | 1963]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [If I Ran the Circus is a childrens book by Dr. Seuss published in 1956 by Random House. Although it is perhaps not the best known of Seusss books its title is often used in North American English as a saying for introducing an opinion. Like The Cat in the Hat or the more political Yertle the Turtle If I Ran the Circus develops a theme of cumulative fantasy leading to excess. The overt social ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 310

Contamination Crew

  [english | 1958]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Orders were orders! The creature had to be killed. But just how does one destroy the indestructible?]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 486

The Coffin Cure

  [english | 1957]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [When the discovery was announced it was Dr. Chauncey Patrick Coffin who announced it. He had of course arranged with uncanny skill to take most of the credit for himself. If it turned out to be greater than he had hoped so much the better.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 206

Cuba Old And New

  [english | 1915]  

Albert Gardner Robinson


Summary: [Vamos a Cuba ISBN 1-57572-384-0 is a controversial childrens book about Cuba. Critics say that the book doesnt accurately represent life in the communist state. When Miami-Dade County Public Schools attempted to remove this book from the public schools library system the ACLU filed a law suit saying that it was a violation of the First Amendment. A federal appeals court ruled that the Miami-Dade ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 311

Cerebrum

  [english | 1963]  

Albert Teichner


Summary: [For thousands of years the big brain served as amaster switchboard for the thoughtsand emotions of humanity.Now the central mind was showing signs of decay... and men went mad.]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 294

Christo No Volta

  [english | 1873]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel


Excerpts: [... 200 ris. CHRISTO NO VOLTA. CHRISTO NO VOLTA. (Resposta ao Voltareis, Christo. de Camillo Castello-Branco). NARRATIVA. POR. ALBERTO ...... dia da grande submerso da terra. Li os jornaes de fio a pavio, como se diz no sei se em bom portuguez, reli-os, decorei-os. Cheguei a devorar os annuncios ...... pude duvidar ao ouvir um grito surdo como o de quem cahia contra o solo. Chamei ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 303

Chronicas De Viagem

  [english | 1888]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel


Excerpts: [... venerandos, sentados em torno da casa das pulverisaes, voltados contra a parede, de bocca escancarada, n'uma immobilidade paciente, deixam perar na garganta, ...... no mar com grande applauso dos espectadores, que jubilavam catholicamente por vr assim justamente castigado o diabo. Quando outro dia fui das Caldas ...... as suas casas, um pouco conforme ao que eu havia imaginado a ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 251

Crome Yellow

  [english | 1921]  

Aldous Huxley


Summary: [Written directly after WWI this novel reflected Huxleys unchanging and always detached world view -- expressed in his often bitter and cynical probing into what he took as the universal failure of humans to either comprehend themselves or others. This novel is primarily a series of character studies marked by philosophical digressions. In this as his other works the author takes a lofty moral ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satire | audiobookDownloads: 170

Catherine Blum

  [french | 1854]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Fort de Villers-Cotterts mai 1829. Les poux Watrin dont le mari est garde-chasse du duc dOrlans ont lev trois enfants : Bernard leur fils maintenant garde-chasse lui aussi Catherine leur nice dont le pre tait un prisonnier allemand bless recueilli par la famille et Mathieu un enfant abandonn quils ont recueilli. Catherine et Bernard ont peu peu appris saimer dabord comme frre et soeur puis ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 222

Countess De Saint Geran

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Countess De Saint Geran by Alexandre Dumas. Alexandre Dumas pre born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie 24 July 1802 5 December 1870 was a French writer best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels including The Count of Monte Cristo The Three Musketeers Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 265

The Cenci

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [All for love or The world well lost.--The school for scandal.--She stoops to conquer.--The Cenci.--A blot in the scutcheon.--Manfred.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 208

The Count Of Monte Cristo

  [english | 1845]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [revenge full storyall characters are memorable ones]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 469

Camille

  [english | 1844]  

Alexandre Dumas Fils


Summary: [Camille by Desmond Davis. One of the world s most famous love stories comes to vibrant life in this lavish production filled with stunning scenery and a once in a lifetime cast Nicknamed Camille the beautiful Marguerite Greta Scacchi Brideshead Revisited sacrifices her honor to become a high society escort who only entertains the richest men in Paris. However the young and dashing Armand Duval ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 224
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