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A Sermon Preached At The Quaker Meeting House

  [english | 1694]  

William Penn


Summary: [William Penn Adair Will Rogers (November 4 1879 ? August 15 1935) was an American cowboy comedian humorist social commentator vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s. Known as Oklahomas favorite son Rogers was born to a prominent Indian Territory family. He traveled around the world three times made 71 movies wrote more than 4000 ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 277

A Service Of Danger

  [english | ]  

Amelia Edwards


Summary: [A Service Of Danger by Amelia B Edwards. The snow was now some fourteen inches deep upon the ground and still falling in such thick flakes as made it impossible to see twenty yards ahead. The gloomy pine-trees closed round our steps in every direction thick-set uniform endless. Except the broad chauss ee down which the artillery was lumbering slowly and noiselessly no paths or side-tracks were ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 363

A Set Of Rogues

  [english | ]  

Frank Barrett


Excerpts: [... that so they might attack us on all sides and surely this had done our business but that Don Lopez, flinging himself before us with his knife raised ...... from the other, how the sort of sanctuary thus provided was never violated either by Algerine or Spaniard, but each was free to come and go ...... two peas in a pod, and having no sort of adversities to give savour to our ease, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 163

A Shameful Fiasco

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 326

A Short History Of Australia

  [english | ]  

Ernest Scott


Summary: [Bibliographical notes: p. 422-430.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 132

A Short History Of England

  [english | ]  

G Chesterton


Summary: [A Short History Of England G K Chesterton by G K Chesterton. Chesterton has been called the Prince of Paradox. His works include journalism philosophy poetry biography fantasy and detective stories. Chesterton says he decided to write this work because up till now no one has written a history that shows the populace in a favorable light. Most histories depict the people of a country as ignorant ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 204

A Short History Of Monks And Monasteries

  [english | ]  

Alfred Wesley Wishart


Excerpts: [... three miles long and one broad, lying west of Scotland. Many kings of Scotland were crowned here on a stone which now forms a part of the British ...... orders were raised to the priesthood to fill the ranks depleted by war. These promoted clerks were previously required to separate from their wives, ...... much splendid, chivalrous courage and magnificent energy should be ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 185

A Short History Of Scotland

  [english | ]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references and index.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 488

A Short History Of Women Rights

  [english | ]  

Eugene Hecker


Excerpts: [... unknown to the Roman law wherein brethren and sisters were allowed to succeed to equal portions of the inheritance. As an example, suppose we look ...... Eight of the ten men's universities of Great Britain now allow examinations and degrees to women also Oxford and Cambridge do not. [Sidenote: ...... followed by numerous works and articles, such as Margaret Fuller's, The Great ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 473

A Short Trip Home

  [english | 1927]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... gleaming at the neck of his fur coat. He was a senior at New Haven, I was a sophomore. He was prominent, a member of Scroll and Keys, and, in my ...... excited, appeared in the dining-room door. Mr. Jelke, she called in a low voice. Joe's face fell as he turned toward her, sensing bad news. Miss ...... chauffeur approached it on the wrong side???the side on which the line of cars ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 276

A Short View Of The Frauds And Abuses Committed By Apothecaries

  [english | ]  

Christopher Merrett


Excerpts: [... number) being reserved to another opportunity. I shall only add by way of preface that the last year a Book was printed on the same argument, by an ...... quantity with that which is adulterated You may easily discover the Oyl of Turpentine, by setting it on fire, for it yields abundance of ill-scented ...... less its Physical) so they could but have them cheap. Besides their ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 498

A Shropshire Lad

  [english | ]  

A Housman


Summary: [A Shropshire Lad is a cycle of sixty-three poems by the English poet Alfred Edward Housman. Some of the better-known poems in the book are To an Athlete Dying Young Loveliest of Trees the Cherry Now and When I Was One-and-Twenty. The collection was published in 1896. Housman originally titled the book The Poems of Terence Hearsay referring to a character in the volume but changed the title at the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 150

A Shroud For Mr Hyde

  [english | ]  

Benton Braden


Summary: [The goober-eating gumshoe adds a dash of gunpowder to a boiling crime stew before serving plotters up to the law!]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 265

A Sicilian Romance

  [english | ]  

Ann Radcliffe


Summary: [Ann Radcliffe (9 July 1764 ? 7 February 1823) was an English author a pioneer of the gothic novel. She published as Mrs. Radcliffe. It was her technique of the explained supernatural in which every seemingly supernatural intrusion is eventually traced back to natural causes and the impeccable conduct of her heroines that finally met with the approval of the reviewers transforming the gothic novel ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 84

A Sick Collier

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... way in movement recalling a mating bird, which denotes a body taut and compact with life. Being a good worker he had earned decent money in the mine, ...... th' table for my breakfast, an' put my pit-things afront o' th' fire. I s'll be gettin' up at ha'ef pas' five. Tha nedna shift thysen not till when ter ...... I like ter be able to slobber if I feel like it, he said. He put ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 113

A Silent Witness

  [english | 1914]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [A Silent Witness by R Austin Freeman. One of the many tales of Dr. Thorndyke a British detective from famed mystery novelist R. Austin Freeman.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 255

A Simple Act Of Piety

  [english | ]  

Achmed Abdullah Alexander Nikolayevitch Romanoff


Summary: [Achmed Abdullah (12 May 1881 ? 12 May 1945) a pseudonym of Alexander Nicholayevitch Romanoff was a Russian-born writer. He is most noted for his pulp stories of crime mystery and adventure. He wrote screenplays for some successful films. He was the author of the progressive Siamese drama Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness an Academy Award nominated film made in 1927. He earned an Academy Award ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 214

A Simpleton

  [english | ]  

Charles Reade


Summary: [v. 1. Hard cash.--v. 2. The double marriage or White lies.--v. 3. Put yourself in his place.--v. 4. A perilous secret.--v. 5. Peg Woffington. Christie Johnstone.--v. 6. Foul play.--v. 7. It is never too late to mend.--v. 9. Readiana comments on current events. Bible characters.--v. 11. The cloister and the hearth.--v. 12. The autobiography of a thief and other histories. The wandering heir.--v.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 178

A Singer From The Sea

  [english | ]  

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr


Summary: [The Singer of Tales is a book by Albert Lord that discusses the oral tradition as a theory of literary composition and its applications to Homeric and medieval epic. It was published in 1960.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 49

A Sixth Century Fragment Of The Letters Of Pliny The Younger

  [english | ]  

Edward Kennard Rand


Excerpts: [... for by the fact that both pages are on the hair side of the parchment, and the hair side is always darker than the flesh side. Quires of six leaves ...... custom is observed by Coptic scribes.] [Sidenote: Original size of the manuscript] In the fifteenth century, as the previous demonstration ...... ll. 12, 15, 16, 17, 20, 27 fol. 53v, ll. 5, 10, 15. [Footnote 10: I venture to read ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 391
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