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A Lady Captivity Among Chinese Pirates In The Chinese Seas

  [english | ]  

Fanny Loviot

Excerpts: [... SQUARE, FLEET STREET. Dedication. TO MADAME * * *. MADAME AND FRIEND,. When I first related to you the following strange and eventful episode, ...... away, all that recalls one's fatherland is welcome. By the way, I have forgotten to observe that our crew was entirely French. And now the weather ...... the novice whom they have selected for their victim. This system of robbery is a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 160

A Lady Life In The Rocky Mountains

  [english | ]  

Isabella Bird

Excerpts: [... wall in the town, and great pines stood out, sharp and clear cut, against a sky in which a moon and stars were shining frostily. It was a sharp frost ...... solitary, glaring frame houses, where coarse, greasy meals, infested by lazy flies, were provided at a dollar per head. By evening we were running across ...... or consumption of intoxicating liquor, and I hear that the men of ...]
Genres: [travel | essays | natureDownloads: 22

A Lady Of Quality

  [english | 1896]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Summary: [I really enjoyed this book. The style of writing is great and the story is interesting.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | romanceDownloads: 264

A Lady Visit To The Gold Diggings Of Australia In 1852 53

  [english | ]  

Ellen Clacy

Summary: [A Lady S Visit To The Gold Diggings Of Australia In 1852 53 by Mrs Charles Ellen Clacy. Ellen Clacy set off from England to accompany her brother to the Victorian diggings in 1852. In 1963 editor Patricia Thompson noted that she seemed an ideal girl to take to the diggings She noticed everything enjoyed everything and willingly turned her hand to cooking camping or washing for gold. She filled a ...]
Genres: [travel | non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 92

A Laodicean A Story Of To Day

  [english | 1881]  

Thomas Hardy

Summary: [A vacillating young woman is thrust onto the horns of religious and romantic dilemmas.]
Genres: [fiction | religious | romanceDownloads: 165

A Last Diary

  [english | 1920]  

Bruce Frederick Cummings

Summary: [An Assassins Diary is the title of a book released in 1973 which was based on part of the diary of Arthur Bremer the would-be assassin of Alabama Governor George Wallace. Bremer shot Wallace at a shopping mall in Laurel Maryland while Wallace was making his third campaign for President on May 15 1972. In the book Bremer states that he was not particularly opposed to Wallaces political agenda ...]
Genres: [biography | healthDownloads: 236

A Leaf From The Old Forest

  [english | 1870]  

J Cossar

Excerpts: [... better far my tongue had held its peace,. And though my mission be a barren task,. And woe betide me in the course I take. If ye my motive deem ...... dead or wounded, at a single blow. Laid prostrate, thus to feed their evil lust,. Their satiate thirst which can no limit know. Or it may be for ...... these balmy odors with them,. Throughout all the holy regions. Thus he wanders ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 285

A Leap In The Dark

  [english | ]  

Albert Venn Dicey

Summary: [A Leap In The Dark by Albert Venn Dicey. This book is not a disquisition on the details of the Home Rule Bill. It is an examination into the leading principles of the Bill with a view to establishing two conclusions. ]
Genres: [politics | criticismDownloads: 211

A Lear Of The Steppes

  [english | 1870]  

Ivan Turgenev

Summary: [Ivan Turgenev Born October 28 1818(1818-10-28)Oryol Russian Empire Died September 3 1883 (aged 64)Bougival Seine-et-Oise Occupation Novelist and Playwright Genres Realism Notable work(s) A Sportsmans Sketches ? Fathers and Sons ? A Month in the Country Influences Shakespeare Goethe Pushkin Belinsky Lermontov Byron Schiller Hegel Schlegel Schopenhauer Bakunin Influenced Theodor Storm Gustave ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 93

A Learned Dissertation On Dumpling

  [english | ]  


Excerpts: [... Dumpling the author displays a considerable knowledge of cooks and cookery in London by insinuating that to love dumpling is to love corruption, ...... be dated, accord closely to the life, views, and writings of Carey. All three managers of Drury Lane were subscribers to Carey's Poems on Several ...... Fricassee of Mine. I write not this, to Bite you by the Ear, (i.e.) flatter ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 433

A Learned Dissertation On Dumpling 1726

  [english | 1727]  

Henry Charles Carey

Excerpts: [... Vinton A. Dearing, University of California, Los Angeles Arthur Friedman, University of Chicago Louis A. Landa, Princeton University Earl Miner, University ...... is call'd BRAND's to this Day [' invisible] his real Name was John Brand, [here and above, see Author's Correction] not one of the King's Cooks [' invisible] ...... wiser and wiser, the Project was improv'd, and Dumpling ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 95

A Lecture On Heads

  [english | ]  

Geo Alex Stevens

Excerpts: [... of employments and excellencies the world possesses. It actuates the prince and the beggar, the peasant and the politician, the labourer and the ...... the mode should be adapted to the nature of the vice or folly which demands correction. If the vice be of an atrocious nature, it certainly requires ...... he thought it too contemptible to affect his interest, which alone prevented ...]
Genres: [essays | satireDownloads: 221

A Lecture On The Study Of History

  [english | 1895]  

Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

Excerpts: [... are bad copies of the reality, as the initiated know it. Even of a thing so memorable as the war of 1870, the true cause is still obscure much that ...... a background of obscurity. We soon reach the sphere of hopeless ignorance and unitable doubt. But hundreds and even thousands of the moderns have borne ...... the fall of Castelar, because he attempted to reconcile Spain with ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 405

A Legacy Of Peril

  [english | 1897]  

William Murray Graydon

Summary: [A Legacy Of Peril by William Murray Graydon. An excerpt Digby Tryon shipping merchant of New York had departed this life suddenly. So the newspapers with eloquent expressions of regret for the city s loss had informed the public on the morning previous to that which witnesses the commencement of this narrative. For the benefit of such as did not read the news a streamer of crape fluttered from ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 58

A Legend Of Old Persia And Other Poems

  [english | 1912]  

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Excerpts: [... p. 53. The King's Cloak: p. 56. The Knight and the Witch: p. 59. The Dreamer: ...... still in strange surmise. Never faster had prince ridden. From the place of Persian devils,. Where its huge and inky bastions. Frowned across ...... reddened the eternal snows,. I plunged the pines among,. And came down thro' the forest sons. In their deep-ranked battalions. With practised ........]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 321

A Letter From A Clergyman To His Friend

  [english | 1726]  


Excerpts: [... envious, disaffected). A person with a powerful ego and astringent sense of humor, Swift must have been a delightful friend, if somewhat difficult, but ...... correct, for it was not long before four Keys, the earliest commentary in pamphlet form on the Travels, were published by a Signor Corolini, undoubtedly ...... the author's intent is to vilify Swift in retaliation for attacks ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 219

A Letter From Mr Cibber To Mr Pope

  [english | 1742]  

Colley Cibber

Excerpts: [... and if he went on in his sauciness he might expect such a reception from him. The next night Gay came accordingly, and, treating him as Pope had ...... attack in the form of broadsides, pamphlets and the like, Cibber is clearly innocent however, like many actors, he was an expert improvisator of ...... in public throughout his life. But a charge of immorality did bother him, for he ...]
Genres: [correspondence | criticismDownloads: 66

A Letter Of Mara Son Of Serapion

  [english | ]  

A Letter Of Mara Son Of Serapion

Excerpts: [... which I have by careful observation discovered in the world. For the kind of life men lead has been carefully observed by me. I tread the path of ...... able still to preserve his previous character, and properly does that which it behoves him to do, he is that chosen man who is called the blessing ...... their virtue and those who cultivate philosophy, they are looking to escape ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 88

A Letter to a Comrade on Our Organizational Tasks

  [english | 1899]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Lenins April Theses form one of the most decisive manifestos in the history of the revolution. They consist of just a few short notes the bare skeleton of Lenins speeches when he arrived back in Petrograd in April 1917. But the ideas outlined within them brought about a decisive reorientation of the Bolshevik leadership. Lynn Walsh re-examines the April Theses and their lessons for today. Lenins ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 372

A Letter To A Gentleman In The Country

  [english | 1757]  


Summary: [A Letter To A Gentleman In The Country From His Friend In London Giving An Authentick And Circumstantial Account Of The Confinement Behaviour And Attested By The Gentlemen Who Were Present by Anonymous. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. The Plotters is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alexander Blade is in the English language. If you ...]
Genres: [history | correspondenceDownloads: 460
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