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In Het Oerwoud En Bij De Kannibalen Op De Nieuwe Hebriden

  [dutch | 1918]  

Felix Speiser


Excerpts: [... kwam, die in den laatsten tijd talrijk waren geweest in deze wateren. Men vertelde avonturen met haaien en roggen en sprak over cyclonen. Van ...... maar als gast van den heer Colonna kon ik die niet aannemen, en eerst later heb ik veel steun en raad van Mr. King gekregen, waarvoor ik hem altijd ...... den hoogwaterstand trachtten te houden. Ofschoon er voor mij niets te jagen viel,...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 481

In Het Oerwoud En Bij De Kannibalen Op De Nieuwe Hebriden Deel 1

  [english | ]  

Felix Speiser


Excerpts: [... en Co uit Sydney, dat ook met andere eilandengroepen relaties onderhoudt. Die stoombooten doen eerst de Lord Howe-en de Norfolkeilanden aan, dan Port ...... mogelijk te draaien, waarbij ze elkander met geschreeuw aanvuren. Het leek, alsof ze op een dansfeest waren, waar ze ook den heelen nacht kunnen ...... in het Kanaal, nam van alle planters goederen in, en nog twee dagen duurde ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 116

In His Image

  [english | ]  

William Jennings Bryan


Summary: [The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature is non-fiction and the last book written by C. S. Lewis. Multilayered it is on one level a work that deals with medieval cosmology and the Ptolemaic universe the model of the world used by the medievals - the medieval synthesis itself the whole organization of their theology science and history into a single complex ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 109

In His Steps

  [english | ]  

Charles Sheldon


Summary: [Steps to an Ecology of Mind is a collection of Gregory Batesons short works over his long and varied career. Subject matter includes essays on anthropology cybernetics psychiatry and epistemology. It was originally published by Chandler Publishing Company in 1972. The book begins with a series of metalogues which take the form of conversations with his daughter Mary Catherine Bateson. The ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religion | women studiesDownloads: 412

In Homespun

  [english | 1896]  

Edith Nesbit


Excerpts: [... mind, aunt dear. I really haven't brought much and what would you like me to do first?' 'I should think you'd see for yourself,' says she, thumping ...... while they were about it?' 'Come and have some dinner,' the old gentleman said again, 'and perhaps I can help you. I have a basin just like that.' So ...... young Barber went back to London, Ellen, she began to lose her pretty ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | juvenileDownloads: 457

In Indian Mexico 1908

  [english | ]  

Frederick Starr


Summary: [Frederick Starr (September 2 1858 ? August 14 1933) aka Ofuda Hakushi in Japan was an American academic anthropologist and populist educator born at Auburn New York.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 372

In Jail With Charles Dickens

  [english | 1896]  

Alfred Trumble


Excerpts: [... off. So, felons were not lodged and fed better than soldiers (to say nothing of paupers), and seldom set fire to their prisons with the excusable object ...... beadle runs out, and vociferates for the witness at the very top of his voice for you hear his cry grow fainter and fainter as he descends the steps ...... almost as heartily as Master Bates could have done if he had heard ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 325

In Kedar Tents

  [english | 1897]  

Henry Seton Merriman


Summary: [In Kedar S Tents by Henry Seton Merriman. It is in the staging of her comedies that fate shows herself superior to mere human invention. While we with careful regard to scenery place our conventional puppets on the stage and bid them play their old old parts in a manner as ancient she rings up the curtain and starts a tragedy on a scene that has obviously been set by the carpenter for a farce. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 90

In Macao

  [english | 1892]  

Charles Gunnison


Excerpts: [... beneath the great banyan tree and stood before us. The father jumped to his feet, and throwing back his brown robe, rushed forward toward my uncle with ...... bay, from Mount Nillau to Mount Charil, defended by the frowning forts of Sam Francisco and Our Lady of Bom Parto. Beautiful as this picture is, it ...... Pedro de Amaral with a laugh. How, pray. asked Adams as they entered ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 57

In Madeira Place

  [english | 1887]  

Herman White Chaplin


Summary: [Reprint of the 1887 ed.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 162

In Maytime

  [english | 1901]  

Anne Maynard Kidder


Excerpts: [... round shields. Large as this collection was, in the mind of the fastidious Timothy it was incomplete without a certain Crusader's dagger, exposed to ...... story of the ancient dagger and pointed out its jewelled hilt and the fine gold chains attached to each end. Then he had counted over his railway stocks, ...... girls was well known to these friends and it had occurred to one of ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 493

In Memmory of the Commune

  [english | 1898]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian Revolution was the greatest step forward in history. The working class though a minority led all oppressed and exploited people in smashing the Tsarist dictatorship. Taking state power through their Soviets (councils) the armed workers overthrew landlordism and capitalism laying the first foundations for a state owned and planned economy. Tragically the workers democracy established ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 75

In Memoriam W M Thackeray

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... in arms who pens these lines, and of whom he often wrote himself, and always with the warmest generosity. I saw him first nearly twenty-eight years ago, when ...... He was very cheerful, and looked very bright. In the night of that day week, he died. The long interval between those two periods is marked in my ...... fresh, and honestly impulsive, than I have seen him at those times....]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 351

In Memory of Count Heyden

  [english | 1897]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The honor of beginning the February 1917 revolution fell to the women textile workers of Petrograd on International Womens Day. Indignant at bread rations whilst the capitalists made fabulous war profits and with many of them having husbands and sons at the front 90000 came out on strike. The next day half the industrial workers struck in support. Slogans of Down with the aristocracy down with ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 22

In Memory of Herzen

  [english | 1904]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Before he became the general of the revolution Lenin was its pedant the journalist-scholar who married Marxist theory to an incisive analysis of insurrectionist tactics. His theories of what society ought to be and how that ideal must be achieved were the products of thousands of hours spent reading. The incomprehensibility of Lenin is precisely this all-consuming intellectuality--the fact that ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 55

In Midsummer Days And Other Tales

  [english | ]  

August Strindberg


Excerpts: [... the year, she lay there and looked at the meadows and towards the wood, where the dove was singing its song. It sang most beautifully of the Lord Jesus, ...... the front door and the mother called out if anybody were in. As there was no reply they went into the parlour. On the floor, surrounded by a whole forest ...... for the summer guests, where they could always be sure to catch ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 496

In Morocco

  [english | 1920]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [This is fascinating but the writing style itself is less wonderful than you might expect. Wharton is clearly blown away by what she sees on one of the first tours of Morocco by a Western person since the French occupation began and there are many beautiful moments. The writing is impressionistic but oddly formal. If youre interested in Morocco or the Merinid/Almohad empires this will be ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 36

In New Granada

  [english | ]  

W G Kingston


Summary: [South from Granada: Seven Years in an Andalusian Village is an autobiographical book by Gerald Brenan first published in 1957. Brenan a fringe member of the Bloomsbury Group lived in the Alpujarras region of Andalusia in the 1920s. The book is an example of travel literature mixing autobiography with detailed information about Spain. He describes local customs and cuisine as well as visits to his ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 497

In Old Kentucky

  [english | ]  

Charles Dazey


Excerpts: [... Ah, said the Colonel, smiling, but here, like a good angel, comes in your dear Aunt 'Lethe! He smiled at her. Isn't it so, Miss 'Lethe? ...... mountaineer's slow mind had been at work with his great problem and he had quite determined that he would take some action, definite and unmistakable, ...... he had halted, like a grim vision from the past. My God! he thought. Can the dead ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 205

In Our First Year Of The War

  [english | 1918]  

Woodrow Wilson


Summary: [The Year of Living Biblically: One Mans Humble Quest to follow the Bible as Literally as Possible is a book by A. J. Jacobs an editor at Esquire magazine published in 2007. He relates a year he spent trying to follow all the rules and guidelines he could find in the Bible which turned out to be more than 700. For the first eight months from September to April he followed the rules in the Old ...]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 207
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