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The Veiled Lady

  [english | ]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Excerpts: [... Order Light, to be made of iron, to be properly packed, and to have three coats of red lead before shipment-together with a cross-section of ...... with the tiles rattling off the roofs and the natives hugging the cocoanut trees. With this he turned to the plans again. Better add ...... fires the city over. My poor trees! sighed Joe, as he slowly mounted the steps to the top floor. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 191

The Veils Or The Triumph Of Constancy

  [english | ]  

Eleanor Anne Porden Franklin


Excerpts: [... And if your cause should martial aid require, Though stiff my limbs, and quenched my youthful fire, This arm, which erst in many a well-fought ...... that mock'd their eager gaze When lo ! a viewless hand the veil unbound, And rudely plung'd it in the deep profound, Then shook the earth, ...... tear, Who, at my onset, must perforce confess My sorrows lighter, as my beauty ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 395

The Velvet Glove

  [english | 1956]  

Harry Harrison


Summary: [The velvet glove -- Mora Montravers -- A round of visits -- Crapy Cornelia -- The bench of desolation.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 25

The Venetian Painters Of The Renaissance

  [english | ]  

Bernhard Berenson


Excerpts: [... at restoration, the better Venetian paintings present such harmony of intention and execution as distinguishes the highest achievements of genuine ...... real achievements would have tempted only the specialist or antiquarian into a study of their career, the buildings and monuments put up by them-by ...... were employed in the Doge's Palace to execute for their own meeting places ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 45

The Venus Trap

  [english | 1956]  

Evelyn Smith


Summary: [One thing Man never counted on to take along into space with him was the Eternal Triangle--especially a true-blue triangle like this!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 142

The Verdict

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [The hermit and the wild woman -- The last asset -- In trust -- The pretext -- The verdict -- The pot-boiler -- The best man.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 258

The Verse Book Of A Homely Woman

  [english | ]  

Fay Inchfawn


Excerpts: [... the talk ceases, and the ward grows still, And you have doffed your will: I know the anguish and the helplessness. I know the fears that ...... and so sweet. You can make raiment for them, and are glad, But can you add One cubit to their stature? Yet they grow! Oh, child, hands off! ...... - just her an' me - An' eggs, I 'spect, an' treacle rice. My goodness! Won't it all be nice? ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 91

The Very Black

  [english | ]  

Dean Evans


Summary: [Black Coffee is a novelisation by the Australian-born writer and opera expert Charles Osborne of the 1930 play of the same name by crime fiction author Agatha Christie. The novelisation was first published in the United Kingdom by HarperCollins on November 2 1998 and in the United States by St Martins Press on December 31 1998. It features Christies famous literary creation Hercule Poirot a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 363

The Very Secret Agent

  [english | 1954]  

Mari Wolf


Summary: [Poor Riuku!... Not being a member of the human race how was he supposed to understand what goes on in a womans mind when the male of the same species didnt even know?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 82

The Very Small Person

  [english | ]  

Annie Hamilton Donnell


Summary: [Little blue overalls -- The boy -- The adopted -- Bobby unwelcome -- The little girl who should have been a boy -- The lie -- The princess of make-believe -- The promise -- The little lover -- The child -- The recompense.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 91

The Vexed Questions of Our Party

  [english | 1905]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (22 April 1870 21 January 1924) was a Russian revolutionary author lawyer economic theorist political philosopher creator of the Soviet Communist Party leader of the 1917 October Revolution and founder of the USSR. As head of the Bolsheviks (19171924) he led the Red Army to victory in the Russian Civil War before establishing the worlds first officially socialist state. As a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 463

The Vicar Of Bullhampton

  [english | ]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Reprint. Originally published: London : Bradbury Evan 1870.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 273

The Vicar Of Wakefield

  [english | 1766]  

Oliver Goldsmith


Summary: [Dr Primrose his wife Deborah and their six children live an idyllic life in a country parish. The vicar is well-off due to investing an inheritance he received from a deceased relative and the vicar donates the 34 pounds that his job pays annually to local orphans and war veterans. On the evening of his son Georges wedding to wealthy Arabella Wilmot the vicar loses all his money through the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 165

The Vice Of Reading

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [The Vice Of Reading by Edith Wharton. Edith Wharton January 24 1862 - August 11 1937 was an American novelist short story writer and designer. In 1902 she built The Mount her estate in Lenox Massachusetts which survives today as the supreme example of her design principles. The house and its gardens have been extensively restored. There Edith Wharton wrote several of her novels including The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 300

The Vicomte De Bragelonne

  [english | ]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... exhibited very visible traces of this rude combat. Free upon the highway to abandon himself to every impression of the moment, Aramis did not fail ...... whom the most manifest sign of a lively emotion was the change of ideas in a conversation. Come, comte, how many days longer has Raoul to stay here? ...... among the principal members of the States he would make himself necessary,...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 137

The Vicomte Of Bragelonne

  [english | 1847]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas pre. It is the third and last of the dArtagnan Romances following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850.The Vicomte of Bragelonne is the first volume of this work relating the events of 1660.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 374

The Victor

  [english | 1953]  

Bryce Walton


Summary: [Under the new system of the Managerials the fight was not for life but for death! And great was the ingenuity ofThe Victor.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 292

The Victorian Age In Literature

  [english | ]  

G Chesterton


Excerpts: [... sing perfectly serious songs perfectly seriously in chorus: can with clear eyes and clear voices join together in words of innocent and beautiful ...... of what they said said better in Murder as One of the Fine Arts. One great man remains of this elder group, who did their last work only under ...... may be expressed by saying that the smaller Macaulay conquered the larger. Later ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 225

The Victories Of Love

  [english | ]  

Coventry Patmore


Summary: [Microfilm. Washington D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service 1986. 1 microfilm reel 35 mm.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 207

The Victory of the Cadets and the Tasks of the Workers Party

  [english | 1895]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The one factor that was missing in all these revolutions but which was present in October 1917 was the subjective factor a workers leadership capable of preparing in good season the working class for the socialist transformation of society. It was the policy and the tactics of the Bolshevik Party under the leadership of Lenin and Trotsky which led the Russian workers to victory. Lenin prepared ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 3
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