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On The Firing Line In Education

  [english | 1919]  

Adoniram Judson Ladd

Excerpts: [... at hand in the graduates of our colleges and universities-broadly trained men capable of assimilating, or learning, or in other ways gaining quickly, ...... have to pay for our democracy. On the other hand, an absolute monarchy can act quickly, for there may be but one individual to assimilate the new idea ...... room practises and likewise greatly aided in putting education on a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 273

The Old Coast Road

  [english | 1920]  

Agnes Rothery

Excerpts: [... beauty, won the approval of that connoisseur of beautiful streets-Henry James) one can pick out successively the numbers 59, 76, 83, 84, the first and ...... future. Those white domes and pillars gleaming like Greek temples across the blue Charles, are the new buildings of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ...... and water to meet, for many are the streams, and they are ...]
Genres: [travel | historyDownloads: 347

Ohne Den Vater

  [german | ]  

Agnes Sapper

Excerpts: [... und erfreute ihn in tiefster Seele, da solch ein neues Familienglck in seinem Forsthaus erblht war und so sah er auch jetzt mit Wonne auf die junge ...... rasch seiner jungen Frau einen Abschiedsku-das war nichts besonderes aber da er im Vorbeigehen auch Gebhard einen Ku gab, das kam dem Kind sehr verwunderlich ...... Sie sollten mitlaufen bis zum Haus des Straenwrters, meinte der ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literature | warDownloads: 418

The Old English Physiologus

  [english | ]  

Albert Cook

Excerpts: [... object, beginning with the lion, and ending with the ostrich examples of these are the pelican, the eagle, the phoenix, the ant (cf. Prov. 6.6), the ...... be illustrated from many English authors. Two passages from Elizabethan literature may serve as specimens-the one from Spenser, the other from Shakespeare. ...... East. Thus Egypt symbolized the sun, with his death at night ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 2

O Annel Mysterioso

  [english | 1904]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel

Excerpts: [... 47. 1904. PROLOGO DA 3. EDIO. Este um dos romances da minha mocidade. Foi publicado pelos editores da Bibliotheca Universal, de Lisboa, em 1873. ...... no dia 17 em que ali entrou, que era impossivel qualquer defeza, mandou retirar pela estrada do Porto, resolvido a embargar denodadamente o passo ...... Strech. Ferido no peito, se bem que houvesse dissimulado a gravidade do ...]
Genres: [war | historyDownloads: 7

O Poeta Chiado

  [english | 1903]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel

Excerpts: [... da Historia de Portugal. Sociedade editora LIVRARIA MODERNA. R. Augusta, 95 TYPOGRAPHIA. 35, R. Ivens, 37 1903. As relaes de amizade ...... o nome de Chiado antiga rua da Porta de Santa Catharina ou a parte d'ella. O povo baptiza melhor do que a camara municipal, porque baptiza com mais ...... prior da dita Igreya e guomcallo diaz e Jorge Rebejro e pedro ortyz e ffrancisquo de ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 381

Othon Larcher

  [french | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [Le comte Karl en revenant de guerre sarrte chez son vieil ami le comte Ludwig. Il le trouve en grande peine tortur par le doute et la jalousie. Il souponne sa femme daimer Albert il craint quOthon son fils bien-aim soit le fils de cet amour coupable. Il ordonne donc sa femme de quitter le chteau pour une abbaye et destine Othon une vie de moine dans un couvent austre. Mais Othon senfuit et ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 169

The Outlet

  [english | 1905]  

Andy Adams

Excerpts: [... me, when the old man tells him he's to have a herd. Now, I've never said a word in favor of either one of you. Of course, when Mr. Lovell asked me if ...... ones were left. In order that these should bear a fair share in the work, I took one of them for a night-horse and allotted the others to the second, ...... too often he's about the easiest man I know to ring in short ages on. ...]
Genres: [westernDownloads: 469

Oroonoko Or The Royal Slave

  [english | 1688]  

Aphra Behn

Summary: [Oroonoko Or The Royal Slave by Aphra Behn. A classic early piece of anti-slavery fiction Aphra Behn s Oroonoko is now available through Buki Editions ]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 453

Out Of The Earth

  [english | 1923]  

Arthur Machen

Summary: [Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit is a 1992 book written by Al Gore published in June 1992 shortly before he was elected Vice President in the 1992 presidential election. Known by the short title Earth in the Balance the book explains the worlds ecological predicament and describes a range of policies to deal with the most pressing problems. It includes a proposed Global Marshall ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 282

On The Trail Of The Space Pirates

  [english | 1953]  

Carey Rockwell

Summary: [A Tom Corbett Space Cadet adventure.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 387

Observations Geologiques Sur Les Iles Volcaniques

  [french | 1844]  

Charles Darwin

Excerpts: [... au premier rang parmi les initiateurs de la g'eologie. Et ce qui t'emoigne hautement de la valeur de ces travaux de g'eologie pure, c'est qu'`a ...... g'eologue et explorateur allemand, et presque universellement admises par ses compatriotes, avaient 'et'e soutenues par 'Elie de Beaumont et par Dufr'enoy, ...... sont tapiss'ees et m^eme partiellement remplies d'un r'eseau de ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 348

On The Origin Of Species

  [english | 1872]  

Charles Darwin

Summary: [s On the Origin of Species published on 24 November 1859 is a work of scientific literature which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. For the sixth edition of 1872 the short title was changed to The Origin of Species. Darwins book ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | scienceDownloads: 140

Oliver Twist

  [english | 1867]  

Charles Dickens

Summary: [Set in Victorian London this is a tale of a spirited young innocents unwilling but inevitable recruitment into a scabrous gang of thieves. Masterminded by the loathsome Fagin the underworld crew features some of Dickens most memorable characters including the vicious Bill Sikes gentle Nancy and the juvenile pickpocket known as the Artful Dodger.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 162

Our Mutual Friend

  [english | 1865]  

Charles Dickens

Summary: [A satiric masterpiece about the allure and peril of money Our Mutual Friend revolves around the inheritance of a dust-heap where the rich throw their trash. When the body of John Harmon the dust-heaps expected heir is found in the Thames fortunes change hands surprisingly raising to new heights Noddy Boffin a low-born but kindly clerk who becomes the Golden Dustman. Charles Dickenss last complete ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 65

The Old Curiosity Shop

  [english | 1841]  

Charles Dickens

Excerpts: [... rain began to descend heavily, and then over-powered by fatigue though no less interested than I had been at first, I engaged the nearest coach and ...... considerations, a stout lady opened the proceedings by inquiring, with an air of great concern and sympathy, how Mr Quilp was whereunto Mr Quilp's wife's ...... over it out of the pepper-castor to make it look penitent. 'I'm in ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 49

Odour Of Chrysanthemums

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... at the house, as if to claw down the tiled roof. Round the bricked yard grew a few wintry primroses. Beyond, the long garden sloped down to a bush-covered ...... black hair was parted exactly. For a few moments she stood steadily watching the miners as they passed along the railway: then she turned towards the ...... he went: half a sovereign that was. When? asked the woman. A' ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 265

The Old Adam

  [english | 1934]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Summary: [Adam Copeland on Edge is an autobiographical book written WWE professional wrestler Adam Copeland better known by his ring name Edge. The first hardcover edition was published by WWE Books and distributed by Pocket Books on November 4 2004. A paperback edition was released on October 11 2005 and a Kindle edition on May 10 2010.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 41

The Overtone

  [english | 1933]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... still, almost too silent, inside the room. Mrs. Renshaw's quiet, musical voice continued: But think of a case like Mrs. Mann's now. She is a clever woman. ...... never leave. So she must stay with a dirty, drunken brute like Mann. If she had an income of two pounds a week, she could say to him: 'Sir, good-bye ...... in the air. He was living again his crisis, as we all must, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 316

Only The Neck Down

  [english | 2006]  

David Reagan

Summary: [The Thing Around Your Neck is a short story collection by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie it was first published in April 2009 by Fourth Estate in the UK and by Knopf in the US. It received many positive reviews including: She makes storytelling seem as easy as birdsong Stunning. Like all fine storytellers she leaves us wanting more]
Genres: [short story | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 480
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