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A Napa Christchild And Benicia Letters

  [english | 1896]  

Charles Gunnison


Excerpts: [... Evening Star. The colour slowly fades till all is dead and ashy, and the silver star drops down below the purpled hills, leaving for a moment a soft, ...... was to be seen with the tall adobe chimney built up the outside the smoke blew, beaten here and there, about the roof till it finally disappeared, ...... in their place he daily left a bunch of his sweetest onions or some rare ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 409

A Narrative Of A Nine Months Residence In New Zealand In

  [english | 1909]  

Augustus Earle


Excerpts: [... on his Lordship's first expedition against the Barbary States. He afterwards visited the ruins of Carthage and the remains of the ancient city of ...... among themselves. We came to an anchor off a native village called Pakanae, where two chiefs of consequence came on board, who soon cleared ...... employed in planting a small, cleared patch of land. He appeared highly delighted at ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 340

A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook

  [english | 1786]  

David Samwell


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook by David Samwell. Preface To those who have perused the account of the last voyage to the Pacific Ocean the following sheets may at first sight appear superfluous. The author however being of the opinion that the event of Captain Cook s death has not yet been so explicitly related as the importance of it required trusts that this Narrative will not ...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 416

A Narrative Of The Expedition To Botany Bay

  [english | 1788]  

Watkin Tench


Excerpts: [... their side, either to contest the command, or to force their escape, should be punished with instant death orders to this effect were given to the ...... after an excellent passage of three weeks from the day we left England. Chapter Iii.CHAPTER III. From the Fleet's Arrival at Teneriffe, to its ...... Iv. The Passage From Teneriffe To Rio De Janeiro, In The Brazils.CHAPTER IV. The ...]
Genres: [history | audiobook | nauticalDownloads: 268

A Narrative Of The Expedition To Dongola And Sennaar

  [english | 1822]  

George Bethune English


Summary: [George Bethune English (March 7 1787 - Washington D.C. September 20 1828) was an American adventurer diplomat soldier and convert to Islam. The oldest of four children English was born in Cambridge Massachusetts where he was baptized at Trinity Church on April 1 1787. He later attended Harvard College where his dissertation won a Bowdoin Prize he received a Masters in theology in 1811. During his ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 257

A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture

  [english | 1798]  

Venture Smith


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Life And Adventures Of Venture by Venture Smith. A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture a Native of Africa but Resident above Sixty Years in the United States of America Related by Himself was written in 1798. Venture came to the United States as a slave when he was eight years old. His narrative begins I was born at Dukandarra in Guinea about the year 1729. My ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 185

A Narrative Of The Mutiny

  [english | 1790]  

William Bligh


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 442

A Narrative Of The Mutiny On Board The Ship Globe

  [english | 1828]  

Cyrus Hussey


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 188

A Narrative Of The Shipwreck

  [english | 1836]  

Horace Holden


Excerpts: [... that subject by H. Holden:-. In addition to the gentlemen mentioned in the Narrative, we are under great obligations to Mr. Stephen Oliphant and his ...... dashing over and around us with tremendous violence. At this awful moment I was in my berth, in the steerage. When the ship struck the third time, ...... there might be some chance of rescuing him from the waves. They were ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | historyDownloads: 71

A Narrative Of The Siege Of Delhi

  [english | 1910]  

Charles John Griffiths


Excerpts: [... through the streets of the city in pursuit of plunder. Great danger and possible annihilation of the small army would result were these precautions ...... ranks-the Ensign five shares, Lieutenant six and a half, Captain eleven and a half, and so in proportion among the higher grade of officers, while ...... large stores of money, chiefly sicca or native rupees, while in the houses ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 277

A Naughty Boy

  [english | ]  

Anton Chekhov


Excerpts: [... and Anna Zamblitskaya, a girl with a tip-tilted nose, descended the steep river bank and took their seats on a bench at its foot. The bench stood at the ...... Sitting there, one was hidden from all the world and observed only by fish and the daddy-long-legs that skimmed like lightning across the surface of ...... for my existence. I knew that you were the idol at whose feet I was ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A Neta Do Arcediago

  [english | 1860]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... como se diz da que se d por obrigao de casamento, para ser assim mais feliz. No fallemos n'isto. Essa palavra esteve para ser a minha morte. no ...... era tanto mais caro a seu pae, quanto a sua intelligencia, com pequeno esforo, aproveitava nas irregulares lies dos mestres soffredores. Aos quinze ...... dos hospedes privavam-na de expandir-se a ss com sua me que a beijava, como se ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 274

A New Bat genus Leptonycteris From Coahuila

  [english | 1957]  

Howard Stains


Excerpts: [... From Coahuila. A New Bat (Genus Leptonycteris) From. by Howard J. Stains. The EBook of A New Bat (Genus Leptonycteris) From. Coahuila, ...... PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Editors: E. Raymond Hall, Chairman, Henry S. Fitch, Harrison B. Tordoff. Volume 9, No. 10, pp. 353-356 ...... a collection of mammals obtained in Coahuila, Mxico, there is a series of 24 long-nosed ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 221

A New Bog Lemming genus Synaptomys From Nebraska

  [english | 1958]  

J Knox Jones


Excerpts: [... of A New Bog Lemming (Genus Synaptomys) From. Nebraska, by J.. Title: A New Bog Lemming (Genus Synaptomys) From Nebraska. Author: J. Knox Jones. A ...... Nebraska. J. KNOX JONES, JR. In the autumn of 1952, I obtained a southern bog lemming, Synaptomys cooperi, at Rock Creek State Fish Hatchery, Dundy ...... assigning it to Synaptomys cooperi gossii, the subspecies occurring in ...]
Genres: [science | post 1930Downloads: 348

A New Coup dEtat in Preparation

  [english | 1913]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian statesman Vladimir Lenin was a profoundly influential figure in world history. As the founder of the Bolshevik political party he was a successful revolutionary leader who presided over Russias transformation from a country ruled by czars (emperors) to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.) the name of the communist Russian state from 1922 to 1991.]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 8

A New Hochelagan Burying Ground Discovered At Westmount On

  [english | 1898]  

William Douw Lighthall


Summary: [William Douw Lighthall (December 27 1857 - August 3 1954) was a Canadian lawyer politician and poet. Born in Hamilton Canada West the son William Francis Schuyler Lighthall and Margaret Wright Lighthall attended McGill University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1879 a Bachelor of Civil Law degree in 1881 and a Master of Arts degree in 1885. He practiced law with the firm of Cahan ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 97

A New Home Wholl Follow Or Glimpses Of Western Life

  [english | ]  

Caroline Matilda Kirkland


Excerpts: [... for the first homes of settlers in Michigan. It was logs and nothing else, the fire made on the ground, or on a few loose stones, and a hole in ...... sumptuously. It was the first time since we left Detroit, that we had been able to procure more than a small allowance for the tea. My first care ...... ridiculously superfluous when they came out. The many observations made by the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 273

A New Leaf

  [english | 1931]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... wine. Julia Ross ate a few with her bread and listened to the big goldfish rippling in the pool and the sparrows whirring about an abandoned table. You could ...... down his hostess' back, kisses the serving maid and passes out in the dog kennel. But he's done it too often. He's run through about everybody, until ...... slouched and postured rather than sat and stood very straight, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 62

A New Name For The Mexican Red Bat

  [english | 1951]  

E Raymond Hall


Summary: [Little Mexican (titled Young Archimedes in the U.S. ) (1924) Aldous Huxley]
Genres: [science | non fictionDownloads: 76

A New Philosophy Henri Bergson

  [english | 1912]  

Edouard Le Roy


Summary: [A New Philosophy Henri Bergson by Edouard Le Roy. Underneath and beyond the method you have caught the intention and the spirit states Bergson in a letter to the translator.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 113
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