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A Waif Of The Mountains

  [english | ]  

Edward Ellis

Summary: [Edward Mayne Ellis (November 12 1870 - July 26 1952) was an American film actor. He is best known for playing the title role in The Thin Man as well as in A Man to Remember.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 17

A Walk From London To John Ogroat

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Elihu Burritt

Excerpts: [... and successful agriculture in England, it is deemed requisite that a tenant farmer, on renting an occupation, should have capital sufficient ...... of Noah's raven that has come down to this particular community without a cross with any other branch of the family. It is called The Royston Crow, ...... added, this oat straw headed with barley is more valuable as fodder for live ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 70

A Wanderer In Florence

  [english | ]  

E Lucas

Summary: [Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas K.C.B. K.C.M.G. (1853-1931) was a civil servant and historian of Welsh extraction. Lucas was born at Crickhowell Brecon Wales. He was the grandson of Dr. Henry John Lucas (1773-1840) and Jenetta Illtyda (1776-1821) and son of Henry Lucas. His sister Mary Anne Lucas married the first Baron Glanusk. Lucas was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College Oxford. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 401

A Wanderer In Holland

  [english | ]  

E Lucas

Summary: [Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas K.C.B. K.C.M.G. (1853-1931) was a civil servant and historian of Welsh extraction. Lucas was born at Crickhowell Brecon Wales. He was the grandson of Dr. Henry John Lucas (1773-1840) and Jenetta Illtyda (1776-1821) and son of Henry Lucas. His sister Mary Anne Lucas married the first Baron Glanusk. Lucas was educated at Winchester College and Balliol College Oxford. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 193

A War Time Wooing

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Charles King

Summary: [A War Time Wooing A Story Charles King by Charles King. Excerpt from the book... After months of disaster there had come authentic news of victory. All Union-loving men drew a long breath of relief when it was certain that Lee had given up the field and fallen back across the Potomac ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 108

A Wayfarer In China

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Elizabeth Kendall

Excerpts: [... sort, for it is crossed by the main stream of the Min as well as by many smaller branches and canals, all alive with big and little craft. Chengtu is ...... dimly, carved on the face of the rock, the wonder of the region, a colossal Buddha more than three hundred feet in height, sitting serenely with ...... the Peace of the Great Release with one wild leap into the abyss below. At ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 270

A Week After the Dublin Massacre

  [english | 1903]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [Over the next twelve years bolshevism which had begun as a faction within the Russian Social-Democratic Workers party gradually emerged as an independent party that had cut its ties with all other Russian Marxists. The process involved long and bitter arguments against Mensheviks as well as against all those who worked to reunite the factions. It involved fights over funds struggles for control ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 203

A White Heart

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Aleksei Remizov

Excerpts: [... Ten tram-cars I let go past. I saw an old woman standing there, like myself, waiting. An ancient grandmother. To look at her face you would have thought ...... wait here for some time I'm no good for pushing, or hanging on. God preserve us from that! the grandmother interrupted me. Yes, the ...... was standing near us, and it was quite clear that she was with us but the young woman ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 181

A Wife Manufactured To Order

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Alice Fuller

Excerpts: [... city of W - - -a strange sign attracted my attention. I stopped, looked, fairly rubbed my eyes to see if they were rightly focused yes, there it was ...... and at least live in peace. But - what does this sign mean? I'll find out for myself. A ring of the bell brought a little white-haired, ...... home, something to live for. Beautiful - golly! I've seen some of the beautifulest ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 316

A Wild Education

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F St Mars

Summary: [Adam Mars-Jones (born 26 October 1954) is a British novelist and critic. He was born in London studied at Westminster School and read Classics at Trinity Hall Cambridge. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian The Observer The Times Literary Supplement and BBC Televisions Newsnight Review. His first collection of stories Lantern Lecture (1981) won a Somerset Maugham Award. Other works include ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 339

A Winter Tour In South Africa

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Frederick Young

Excerpts: [... the large and picturesque German Mission Station of Hebron, which is situated in the midst of a rich and fertile valley. One night we outspanned at ...... commander, whose unhappy and most unaccountable military blunder led to the lamentable and fatal defeat, which cost him his life, and resulted ...... spots, is an elevated suburb where many of the principal merchants, and others ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 346

A Wireless Message

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Ambrose Bierce

Summary: [Tom Swift (in some versions Tom Swift Jr. ) is the name of the central character in five series totaling over 100 volumes of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels that emphasize science invention and technology. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate a book-packaging firm. His adventures have been written by a number of different ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 321

A Witch Shall Be Born

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... was spat from between the snarling red lips. She did not die! Fool! Oh, enough of this mummery! Look-and let your sight be blasted! Light ran suddenly ...... Aye, they tell the tale in the market-places, with wagging beards and rolling eyes, the pious fools! They tell how the first queen of our line ...... Salome made an impatient gesture. Enough of this farce let us on to the next ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 290

A Woman Journey Through The Philippines

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Florence Kimball Russel

Excerpts: [... they merely advanced the day of execution. For had they not killed, and what is quite as bad in the Moro code of ethics, stolen? No punishment following ...... Then came sword-dances with naked blades, when some young Moro advanced and retreated, leaped high in the air, or crouched on the ground, waving ...... so that they were clothed quite decorously from shoulder to knee. There ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 185

A Woman Of The World

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Excerpts: [... would carry you through college. Yet when you had finished your course, you would find so many things you wanted to do, and must do, the debt ...... dear child, that I might talk from my heart, instead of writing from it. I am sorry that the secret, so long hidden, has been revealed to you, and ...... speech she may have carelessly dropped in your hearing which you know was not ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 495

A Woman Sold

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Augusta Webster

Excerpts: [... Dim shadow rests upon the quiet vale Night silence holds it yet in happy rest Voiceless the silver river shimmers pale ...... sentiment, Grace, innocence, aye even piety And taste in decking churches, such fawn eyes As yours are, Eleanor, and such a bloom Of an ...... Yes I who must see you pine, Worn with the weight of your heavy cross, Paler and thinner day by day, And know that ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 125

A Woman Thoughts About Women

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Dinah Maria Craik

Summary: [A Woman S Thoughts About Women by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik. This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 203

A Woman Wartime Journal

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Dolly Sumner Lunt

Summary: [Originally published: Macon Ga. : J.W. Burke 1927. --text--text--text]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 89

A Woman Will

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Anne Warner

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: [classicDownloads: 398

A Womans College From The Outside

  [english | 1926]  

Virginia Woolf

Summary: [1882. Born (25 Jan) Adeline Virginia Stephen third child of Leslie Stephen (Victorian man of letters first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography) and Julia Duckworth (of the Duckworth publishing family). Comfortable upper middle class family background. Her father had previously been married to the daughter of the novelist William Makepeace Thackery. Brothers Thoby and Adrian went to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47
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