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Why The Little Frenchman Wears His Hand In A Sling

  [english | 1839]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... Barronitt, 39 Southampton Row, Russell Square, Parrish o' Bloomsbury. And shud ye be wantin' to diskiver who is the pink of purliteness quite, ...... that am excadingly will proportioned all over to match? And it is ralelly more than three fut and a bit that there is, inny how, of the little ould furrener ...... to the widdy, who was looking through the windy, it was a gone case ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 379

Wicked Captain Walshawe Of Wauling

  [english | 1869]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... his early days, and so long as health and strength permitted, was a scamp of the active, intriguing sort and spent his days and nights in sowing his ...... the young lady was decidedly plain, though good-humoured looking, with that style of features which is termed potato and in figure she was ...... house with her cursed stories, and so forth. But years passed away, and old Molly ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 266

Wieland Madness

  [english | ]  

Charles Brockden Brown


Excerpts: [... imparted to me an emotion altogether involuntary and uncontrollable. When he uttered the words, for charity's sweet sake, I dropped the cloth ...... me. In the first impulse of my terror, I uttered a slight scream and shrunk to the opposite side of the bed. In a moment, however, I recovered ...... which clustered among the lattices, rendered this my favorite retreat in summer. On ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 88

Wieland Or The Transformation

  [english | 1798]  

Charles Brockden Brown


Summary: [Wieland: or The Transformation: An American Tale is a Gothic novel by Charles Brockden Brown first published in 1798. It recounts the terrifying story of how Theodore Wieland is driven to madness and murder by a malign ventriloquist called Carwin.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 233

Wife In Name Only

  [english | ]  

Charlotte Braeme bertha Clay


Summary: [The Innkeepers Wife is a 1958 Christmas story written by A. J. Cronin for The American Weekly. The story is about the wife of the innkeeper in Bethlehem who had no room for Mary and Joseph to spend the night. It originally appeared in the December 21 issue before being printed in book form by Hearst Publishing and is accompanied by Ben Stahls beautiful illustrations.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 235

Wigwam Evenings

  [english | ]  

Charles Alexander Eastman


Excerpts: [... shape darkened the low doorway. The children hid their faces in fear, but father Badger got up and welcomed the stranger kindly. He was a large black ...... Chagah aoo po-o-o! (Somebody bring me a kettle!) He called and called for a long time. At last somebody appeared with the kettle. It ...... an Elk, for he had learned that their life is full of anxiety. The Elks had taught him ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 352

Wild Animals At Home

  [english | ]  

Ernest Thompson Seton


Summary: [Marginal illustrations.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 250

Wild Animals I Have Known

  [english | ]  

Ernest Thompson Seton


Summary: [Wild Animals I Have Known Yesterday S Classics by Ernest Thompson Seton. A stirring account of the lives of eight wild animals including Lobo the king of Currumpaw Silverspot the story of a crow Raggylug the story of a cottontail rabbit Bingo the story of a dog the Springfield fox the pacing mustang Wully the story of a yaller dog and Redruff the story of the Don valley partridge.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 7

Wild Life On The Rockies

  [english | ]  

Enos Mills


Excerpts: [... in the open, but this did not seem to trouble Scotch he flung himself upon them with great ferocity, and finally drove them all back into the ...... as it proved. From time to time, as I climbed to the summit of the Continental Divide, I stopped to take photographs, but on the summit the cold ...... near enough for me to identify them. One of these birds was an eagle, another a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 420

Wild Nature Won By Kindness

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Brightwen


Excerpts: [... feels it has a friend, and takes you instead of its feathered companions, and begins to delight in your company. A person going silently to a ...... of ways. Never was there a more active, busy little creature. Her characteristic was life, so she was named Zoe, and before long she ...... them in her beak, and searching for some convenient hiding-places, but as I did not desire to ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 480

Wild Wives

  [english | ]  

Charles Willeford


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 7 (2nd group)]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 420

Wilderness Station

  [english | ]  

Elia Wilkinson Peattie


Excerpts: [... there - fifty miles from anywhere - to make the desert less incommunicable. The instrument was a good one, and calculated to perform all that ...... It suits me, said the man. So the superintendent sent him out fifty miles beyond anywhere. It beats me, said the superintendent ...... he meant the populous group of adobes, the large depot and eating station, and the comfortable ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 272

Wildfire

  [english | 1917]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [Horse hunter Lin Sloan never wanted anything more than the wild stallion he called Wildfire. Lucy Bostil found the horse and the unconscious man who had roped him. She saved both their lives and took Sloans heart in the process. Now another man wants Lucy and the horse--and will stop at nothing short of killing to get them.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 147

Wilful Murder

  [english | ]  

E Hornung


Excerpts: [... concerned, it is but the few, I find, that will bear telling at any length. Not that the others contained details which even I would hesitate to recount ...... himself a master. Moreover, he invariably employed the same 'fence', who was ostensibly a money-lender in a small (but yet notorious) way, and in reality ...... chair as he lit a cigarette, and looking much amused. 'What ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 360

Wilhelm Tell

  [english | ]  

Friedrich Von Schiller


Excerpts: [... you were born to fill- Stand by your people and your native land- And battle for your sacred rights! RUD. Alas! How can I win you-how ...... who till it never may enjoy The fruits of what they sow. WALT. Live they not free, As you do, on the land their fathers left them? ...... Has the Emp'ror confirm'd them? He never has. And only by obedience May you that favour hope to win from ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 59

William Lloyd Garrison

  [english | ]  

Archibald Grimke


Excerpts: [... to this summons, a reception committee in the shape of a dense mob, breathing threatenings which forboded a storm, did pay their respects to the ...... as martyrs in this great, benevolent, and holy cause. Twin pledge it was to that ancestral, historic one made in 1776: And for the support of this ...... traceable, to no inconsiderable extent, doubtless, to the loose business ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 318

William The Conqueror

  [english | ]  

E Freeman


Excerpts: [... work was to turn strangers into Englishmen. And that character was impressed on William's work by William himself. The king claiming by legal ...... made England for ever one. In 1086 every land-owner in England swore to be faithful to King William within and without England and to defend him against ...... subdue England, soul and body and they subdued it. That work could not be ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 298

William Wilson

  [french | 1839]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... dor'ees? - et un nuage 'epais, lugubre, illimit'e, n'est-il pas 'eternellement suspendu entre tes esp'erances et le ciel? Je ne voudrais pas, ...... d'enfants ont quitt'e leurs lisi`eres, je fus abandonn'e `a mon libre arbitre, et devins le ma^itre de toutes mes actions, - except'e de nom. Mes premi`eres ...... de notre banc rel'egu'e dans la tribune, quand il montait en chaire ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 87

Willie Mouse

  [english | ]  

Alta Tabor


Excerpts: [... Mouse Willie Mouse had often heard his Ma and Pa say that the moon was made of green cheese, and one evening he thought ...... the moon it's made of green cheese, you know. I don't believe it's made of green cheese at all, said Mr. Woodmouse, but Willie wouldn't ...... bonnet. Where are you off to? she asked. I'm on my way to find the moon. The moon! cried Miss Wren, you'll never ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 71

Wilson Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland V2

  [english | ]  

Alexander Leighton


Summary: [Wilson S Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland Volume Xxii by Various. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 405
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