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A Sketch Of The History Of Oneonta

  [english | ]  

Dudley Campbell


Excerpts: [... Making a dam across the outlet of the lake, Sullivan succeeded in causing the water of the lake to rise considerably above the common level, when ...... marked with rare beauty of scenery, Each boatman bending to his oar, With measured sweep the burden bore, and with the advance ...... commerce extends itself as far as the lakes of Canada and the Sinnekes Country in which is the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 15

A Slave Is A Slave

  [english | 1962]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [The Heroic Slave a Thrilling Narrative of the Adventures of Madison Washington in Pursuit of Liberty is a short piece of fiction written by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. When the Rochester Ladies Anti Slavery Society asked Douglass for a short story to go in their collection Autographs for Freedom Douglass responded in turn with The Heroic Slave. The novella published in 1852 by John P. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 461

A Slip Under The Microscope

  [english | 1896]  

H Wells


Excerpts: [... rose, thrust his hands into his pockets, and walked slowly down the laboratory towards the lecture theatre door. He stood listening for a moment, ...... brown holland aprons they wore while dissecting. Of the men, two went down the laboratory to their places, one a pallid, dark-bearded man, who had once ...... the introductory course in zoology. From ovum to ovum is the goal of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 263

A Smile Of Fortune

  [english | 1910]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... 1 By half-past seven in the morning, the ship being then inside the harbour at last and moored within a long stone's-throw from the quay, my stock ...... it was a remarkable feat to have produced it so quickly, and I congratulated the steward on his smartness in a somewhat ominous tone. He gave me a deprecatory smile ...... the quarter-deck two shabby individuals stepped forward ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 80

A Social History Of The American Negro

  [english | ]  

Benjamin Brawley


Summary: [Benjamin Griffith Brawley (April 22 1882 - February 1 1939) was a prominent African American author and educator. He studied at Atlanta Baptist College graduating in 1901 the University of Chicago and received his Masters degree from Harvard University in 1908. Brawley taught in the English departments at Atlanta Baptist College Howard University and Shaw University.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 94

A Society

  [english | 1921]  

Virginia Woolf


Summary: [An Essay on the History of Civil Society is a book by the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher Adam Ferguson first published in 1767. The Essay established Fergusons reputation in Britain and throughout Europe.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 404

A Soldier Life

  [english | ]  

Edwin Rundle


Excerpts: [... to occupy the Royal barracks. I again resumed my duties as drill instructor. We were considerably under the strength, having left a large number ...... McKinstry, who had commanded us for the last ten years. He always took a deep interest in the regiment, and did all in his power to make us comfortable ...... city at that time. We gave entertainments at the fort occasionally. There ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 161

A Soldier Of The Legion

  [english | ]  

C Williamson


Summary: [Charles Norris (C N) Williamson (1859?1920) was a British writer motoring journalist and founder of the Black and White (magazine) who was perhaps best-known for his collaboration with his wife Alice Muriel Williamson in a number of novels and travelogues. Born in Exeter Williamson was educated at University College London where he studied engineering. He spent eight years as a journalist on the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 95

A Soldier Trial

  [english | ]  

Charles King


Summary: [Photographic frontispiece with portrait of author.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 111

A Solution Of The Algiers Mystery

  [english | ]  

Arnold Bennett


Summary: [Albert Arnold Bennett (April 6 1849 ? October 12 1909) was a Baptist missionary and hymn composer who founded the Baptist Theological Seminary of Yokohama which later became Kanto Gakuin University.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 244

A Son Of The Sun

  [english | 1912]  

Jack London


Summary: [A number of lesser-known South Pacific tales.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 192

A Spaceship Named Mcguire

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The basic trouble with McGuire was that though he was a robot spaceship nevertheless he had a definite weakness that a man might understand....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 252

A Splendid Hazard

  [english | 1910]  

Harold Macgrath


Summary: [Lost treasure buried by early admirers of Napoleon Bonaparte is at the center of this incredible adventure.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 220

A Stable For Nightmares

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... A Stable for Nightmares Dickon the Devil About thirty years ago I was selected by two rich old maids to visit ...... property, including a house and demesne to which they had, a long time before, succeeded as coheiresses. The last forty miles of my journey I was obliged ...... I am told it is now a great deal less wild, and, consequently, less beautiful. At the inn where I had ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 124

A Star Trap

  [english | 1908]  

Bram Stoker


Summary: [Very short story which is kind of a murder mystery except for the fact that the method motive and culprit are completely clear throughout as there are only 4 characters in it. Its ok I suppose but hardly captivating.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetective | short storyDownloads: 200

A Story Of One Short Life 1783 To 1818

  [english | ]  

Elisabeth Stryker


Excerpts: [... and everywhere, and upon everybody, urged attention to the world's great needs, and their great duties. As the result of this planning, waiting ...... was sent to each of the reigning monarchs and other chief magistrates of the world. Before the art of printing, the Bible was the most expensive ...... a school, called the African School, for training young colored men to teach and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 65

A Story Of The Red Cross

  [english | ]  

Clara Barton


Excerpts: [... persons here under my direction in the care of the sick and wounded of the engagement about to take place. Although not here as a hospital ship by ...... given him to keep the little life in his body that seemed fast oozing out. All night it went on. It grew cold-for naked men bitter cold-before ...... closed by the future President of the United States slinging the big sack over ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 119

A Strange Disappearance

  [english | 1880]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [A housekeeper reports the disappearance of a sewing-maid from a wealthy household. She insists that the girl has been abducted. Mr Gryce and a young detective investigate. The missing young woman has a secret. But she is not the only one]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 400

A Strange Manuscript Found In A Copper Cylinder

  [english | 1888]  

James De Mille


Summary: [The satiric and fantastic romance is set in an imaginary semi-tropical land in Antarctica inhabited by prehistoric monsters and a cult of death-worshipers called the Kosekin.The main story of the novel is the narrative of the adventures of Adam More a British sailor shipwrecked on a homeward voyage from Tasmania. After passing through a subterranean tunnel of volcanic origin he finds himself in a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 185

A Strange Story

  [english | ]  

Edward Bulwer Lytton


Summary: [Strange Highways is a collection of 12 short stories and two novellas by best-selling American suspense author Dean Koontz released in 1995. Cemetery Dance Publications printed a limited edition hardcover of the book. It was slipcased and limited to 750 signed and numbered copies.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 447
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