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A Reversible Santa Claus

  [english | 1917]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [A humorous and exciting story of a burglar who reformed on Christmas Eve and returned the things he had stolen told in Mr. Nicholsons best vein.]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 9

A Review Of The Frogs Of The Hyla Bistincta Group

  [english | 1964]  

William Duellman


Excerpts: [... observations have been made on the ecology and life histories of three of the species the other two species are known to me only from preserved specimens. Acknowledgments. For ...... but not tuberculate. An anal sheath is present. The skull is rather broad, flat, and solidly roofed. The ethmoid is broad, curved downward laterally, ...... of the tympanum to the eye apparently are of ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 307

A Review Of The Resources And Industries Of The State Of

  [english | 1909]  

Ithamar Howell


Excerpts: [... of the exalted name, so happily bestowed upon it, the most carping critic must admit. With a population now reaching up toward a million and a half, and ...... that haunt the mountain [Page 13] streams, through the long list of delectable salt and fresh water food, the fisherman of Washington has an enticing ...... the ocean tides ebb and flow, upon whose surface the navies of the ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 386

A Review Of Uncle Tom Cabin

  [english | 1853]  

A Woodward


Excerpts: [... not guilty of the charges alleged, need not feel aggrieved thereby. My remarks, for the most part refer to what is calledultra-abolitionism It is ...... secured by the Constitution, and pursuing measures which must lead to civil war.. The union of these States is based on what has been called ...... It is in the very nature of things impossible. No, no. Negro novels piled mountain ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 232

A Review Of Vestiges Of The Natural History Of Creation

  [english | ]  

Francis Bowen


Excerpts: [... development, upon mechanical and necessary principles, and as fast as proper occasions were offered, of these qualities thus made inherent ...... of the earth's crust. Some of the convulsions caused by the fiery mass within threw up rock above the surface of the waters, and thus the dry land began ...... seem to be not much more elaborate and intricate than the other. If the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 96

A Ribband Of Blue

  [english | ]  

J Hudson Taylor


Summary: [A Ribband Of Blue by J Hudson Taylor. The Kindle edition of J. Hudson Taylor s classic work. Taylor is considered one of the greatest missionaries to serve China he spent 51 years in the country and is responsible for bringing over 800 missionaries into the country who in turned began 125 schools and directly resulted in the conversion of 18 000 people to Christianity. Taylor was known for his ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 371

A Ride Across Palestine

  [english | 1864]  

Anthony Trollope


Excerpts: [... to ride through that country without paying the regular price for protection, than you have to stop in Z- 's hotel without settling the bill.. I ...... were more in his favour, or whose face and gait and outward bearing seemed to betoken better breeding. He might be some twenty or twenty-one years ...... first on horseback. Joseph, the Frenchman, was strapping on to a rough pony ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 435

A Ride For Mr Two By Four

  [english | ]  

Bruno Fischer


Summary: [To Ride Pegasus is a 1973 book by Anne McCaffrey published by Del Rey. It is a short story collection about the origins of the Talents people with psionic powers who would play an important role in the future of humanity. Several of its stories were previously published elsewhere.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 430

A Ride To India Across Persia And Baluchistn

  [english | 1891]  

Harry De Windt


Summary: [A Ride To India Across Persia And Baluchistn by Harry De Windt. A spacious apartment its polished _parquet_ strewn with white bearskins and the thickest and softest of Persian rugs its panelled walls hung with Oriental tapestries costly daggers pistols and shields of barbaric but beautiful workmanship glistening with gold and silver. Every detail of the room denotes the artistic taste of the ...]
Genres: [travel | warDownloads: 42

A Ride With A Mad Horse In A Freight Car

  [english | ]  

W H Murray


Summary: [Alexander Murray (1775 ? 15 April 1813) was a Scottish linguist and professor of Oriental languages in Edinburgh University (1812) Murray was born at Dunkitterick Kirkcudbrightshire and after graduating from Edinburgh University became parish minister of Urr in his native shire. Amongst his works are his editions of Bruces Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile In the Years 1768 1769 1770 ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 235

A Rill From The Town Pump

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [A Rill From The Town Pump by Nathaniel Hawthorne. THIS 7 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK Master Thoughts of Master Minds in Poem Prose and Pencil by Nathaniel Hawthorne. To purchase the entire book please order ISBN 0766101495.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 360

A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari

  [english | 1915]  

Frederick Cornell


Summary: [A Rip Van Winkle Of The Kalahari by Frederick Cornell. MOST of these stories were written on the veldt at odd times in out- of-the-way prospecting camps in the wilds of the Kalahari Desert or of that equally little-known borderland between Klein Namaqualand and Gordonia Cape Colony and what was at that time known as German South- West Africa.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 447

A Rogue Life

  [english | 1879]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A young man of respectable family finds it difficult to settle down to the dull life his relatives expect of him and they cast him off. Then he falls in love at first sight with a mysterious young woman and gets into further trouble. Pleasant but unexciting reading.]
Genres: [humor | mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 64

A Roman Lawyer In Jerusalem

  [english | ]  

W Story


Summary: [Alfred Thomas Story (1842 ?1934) was an English journalist poet and author of numerous books. He was born in North Cave in the county of York the fourth child in the large family of James Story. His family was an old Durham branch of the Northumbrian Story family. His father a property-owner and keen amateur musician composer and poet died when his son was about ten years of age. He was educated ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 430

A Roman Singer

  [english | ]  

F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... before, while the maid was combing her hair, for she seemed terribly excited and restless. So they got the bottle and found it nearly empty. Then ...... it appears to me that my throat is my own, and whatever voice there may be in it. Are you a physician, signore? And pray why do you tell me that Rome ...... fools, excepting myself. Will you smoke? No? Allow me, then. It is a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 392

A Romance In Transit

  [english | 1897]  

Francis Lynde


Summary: [A Romance In Transit by Francis Lynde. An exceedingly bright and vivacious love-story set upon the railroad and marked by a thorough grasp of all the intricacies involved in the life of a railroad man.]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 373

A Romance Of Billy Goat Hill

  [english | 1912]  

Alice Hegan Rice


Excerpts: [... answer. He turned his head slightly to the left, in the general direction of the negro cabins whose roofs could be seen through the trees, ...... thunder could be heard in the west. Does this street go through to the boulevard. he asked of a man, pointing with his knobless whip. The lank person ...... was his for a moment. It was the riding whip whose handle he had fallen heir to ...]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 171

A Romance Of Kangaroo Point

  [english | 1876]  

Ernest Favenc


Summary: [A Romance Of Kangaroo Point by Ernest Favenc. o The first Kindle version of A Romance of Kangaroo Point for sale on Amazon. o MY name is Mervington Smythers. I was born in London but have not had the inestimable advantage of in any way profiting by my short residence in that centre of civilisation being only some four years old when my parents landed in Sydney. My father was a gentleman living ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | satire | humorDownloads: 272

A Romance Of The West Indies

  [english | ]  

Eugene Sue


Summary: [Albert Eugene Kahn (May 11 1912 - September 15 1979 also known as Alfred) was an American journalist photographer author and nephew of modernist industrial architect Albert Kahn. Albert E. Kahns father Moritz Kahn was senior engineer in the firm who set up the Kahn brothers Soviet Union operation in conjunction with Gosproekstroi. He was the American Labor Party candidate in the 1948 elections ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 319

A Romance Of Youth

  [english | ]  

Franois Coppe


Excerpts: [... were on the walls the doors were always open, and the children could always play where they liked, chase each other through the apartments or pillage ...... Wait a little before you send him to school. He is very quiet, and if Maria did not excite him so-upon my word, she is more of a boy than he-your Amedee ...... some poor person, a woman in a cap dragging along a crying child, a ...]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 318
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