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A Venetian June

  [english | ]  

Anna Fuller


Summary: [On verso of t.-p.: 23d printing.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 326

A Venetian Night Entertainment

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [The descent of man.--The mission of Jane.--The other two.--The quicksand.--The dilettante.--The reckoning.--Expiation.--The ladys maids bell.--A Venetian nights entertainment.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 361

A Very Pleasaunt And Fruitful Diologe Called The Epicure

  [english | ]  

Desiderius Erasmus


Summary: [Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (October 28 1466 ? July 12 1536) sometimes known as Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was a Dutch Renaissance humanist and a Catholic priest and theologian. His scholarly name Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus comprises the following three elements: the Latin noun desiderium (longing or desire the name being a genuine Late Latin name) the Greek adjective ???????? ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 204

A Veue Of The Present State Of Ireland

  [english | ]  

Edmund Spenser


Excerpts: [... kingdome, and but lately entred to the mild and godly goverment of King Edward surnamed the confessor besides now lately growne unto a lothing ...... Surelie this was a great violence: but yett by your speche it semeth that onlie the Countrie and vallies near adjoyninge unto those mountaynes and ...... yeres, she rode at peace, thorough his onlie paynes and excellent endurance, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 163

A Victim Of Higher Space

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Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Case I: A psychical invasion -- Case II: Ancient sorceries -- Case III: The nemesis of fire -- Case IV: Secret worship -- Case V: The camp of the dog -- Case VI: A victim of higher space.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 34

A Village Of Vagabonds

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F Berkeley Smith


Excerpts: [... studied cruelty and indifference! You, with your nose of coral pink, your velvet ears that twitch in your dreams, and your blue-white breast! You, who ...... Phryne at the Vari'et'es-une merveille, mon cher! he exclaimed, addressing the sous-lieutenant on his right, and he blew a kiss to the ceiling. The ...... frog, your bell. Dieu! What a fuss it makes over its crack. You shall ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 439

A Village Ophelia And Other Stories

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Anne Reeve Aldrich


Excerpts: [... She touched my fingers lightly with a chilly little hand, yet she never looked at me as she replied, Yes, some day. As I plodded ...... in one's life comes a crisis, when one must snatch at some remedy, or else die, or go mad. If there is not then something in us that makes us believe ...... no purpose to live for, you see. I sent for it, cancelled the agreement. They wrote to me ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 300

A Vindication Of The Press

  [english | ]  

Daniel Defoe


Summary: [Bound with Richardson J. of Newent. Thoughts upon thinking. 1972.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 42

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman

  [english | 1792]  

Mary Wollstonecraft


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 427

A Virginia Girl In The First Year Of The War

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C Harrison


Summary: [Albert Harrison Hoyt (1826?1915) was an American editor and author born in Sandwich New Hampshire. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1850 studied and practiced law in Portsmouth New Hampshire was a paymaster in the army during the Civil War rising to the rank of lieutenant-colonel. After the peace he was editor of the New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1868?76) and of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 161

A Visit To Eton

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Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... I do not altogether approve of but perhaps a visit to the College, with you at my side to explain all we see, may remove my prejudices. ...... is a bright morning, and we have nothing else to do. Agreed, said I and before half an hour was over we were making our way to the ...... shouting Windsor so after waking F - - , we walked down towards the College together. We entered ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 31

A Voice From The Factories

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Caroline Sheridan Norton


Excerpts: [... giving our views on any point because we fear due attention will not be paid us, savours rather of vanity than humility, which have induced me ...... of great and pressing interest are so numerous, that many questions which affect the lives and happiness of hundreds, become, as it were, ...... my voice to that of wiser and better men, in behalf of those who suffer and if the matter ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 21

A Voice In The Wilderness

  [english | 1916]  

Grace Livingston Hill


Summary: [Margaret Earle an Eastern girl thinking she has reached her destination in Arizona where she is going to teach school steps off the train at a lonely desert water tank and the train moves on leaving her in the darkness and in a strange forlorn land. But she steps off into a series of adventures and thrilling events which make entertaining reading indeed. After an unpleasant encounter with one man ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | westernsDownloads: 399

A Voyage In The Sunbeam

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Annie Allnut Brassey


Excerpts: [... had, after a very brief objection, quietly submitted to the introduction of this novelty into the equipment of his rider. [Illustration: La ...... in, until they were told, at the end of the day. The servants all turned to and worked with a will but it was rather a different matter from having ...... Government corrals, to see the cattle lassoed and branded-an operation which is ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 400

A Voyage To Abyssinia

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Father Lobo


Excerpts: [... all we desired, both getting us a permission to go out of the kingdom, and procuring us camels to carry our baggage, and that of the Abyssinian ambassadors ...... Portuguese in the reign of King John the Second. The country is properly called Abyssinia, and the people term themselves Abyssins. Their ...... that they never feed but surrounded with other beasts that defend them. Deer ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 370

A Voyage To Arcturus

  [english | 1920]  

David Lindsay


Summary: [A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920 it combines fantasy philosophy and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. It has been described by the critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the greatest novel of the twentieth century and was a central influence on C. S. Lewiss The Space ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 288

A Voyage To Cacklogallinia

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Captain Samuel Brunt Et Al


Excerpts: [... be referred only to the literary family of which his progenitor Captain Lemuel Gulliver is the most distinguished member. Like so many other works ...... for when he had done speaking, my Comrades Heads were brought in, and thrown at the Captain's Feet, who returned but a short Answer to Cuffey, ...... and the Lives of his Followers. About a Week after this Promise, I reminded him ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 358

A Voyage To The Moon

  [english | 1827]  

George Tucker


Summary: [On my return to this my native State as soon as it was noised abroad that I had met with extraordinary adventures and made a most wonderful voyage crowds of people pressed eagerly to see me.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 234

A Voyage With Captain Dynamite

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Charles Edward Rich


Excerpts: [... the man in the stern of the small boat had scrambled over the rail of the Mariella and strode rapidly aft. He sprang lightly up the steps to the ...... direction the camp lay behind them. They dared not shout, and they looked at each other in dismay. We are a brilliant pair, said Bert ...... What is it? asked Bert, startled by Harry's movement. Don't look to right or left. I just ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 488

The Valet Tragedy And Other Stories

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Andrew Lang


Summary: [Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet novelist and literary critic and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named for him.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 370
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