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The Queen Against Owen

  [english | 1893]  

Allen Upward


Excerpts: [... of the above reviewers were friendly to the book on other points.]. 'In Scotland the verdict would certainly have been Not Proven.'-GLASGOW ...... Lewis behind him, and is bleeding him pretty freely. That accounts for the figures on my brief, so I oughtn't to complain. But I wish to goodness ...... there, he proceeded instantly to the police-station and demanded an interview with ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | romanceDownloads: 370

The Queen Ball

  [english | ]  

Caroline Clive


Excerpts: [... Ball THE QUEEN'S BALL How soon forgotten are the Dead! A splendid throng the Palace calls To meet and revel in its halls ...... heard it in their narrow bed, It pierced to each one's shrouded head, Where cold, and dark, and silent, they Beneath the Sod or Marble lay ...... music swell and fall, The flow'rs breathed perfume over all, With robes of state, the shrouds were blent, And, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 27

The Queen Cup

  [english | ]  

G Henty


Summary: [The Dragon Queen is a fantasy book by Alice Borchardt based around the legend of King Arthur. The story is set in the dark ages and follows a young girl called Guinevere who has inherited magical powers. In Britain just after the Romans have gone where war and magic are rife Guinevere daughter of a pagan queen is born. Forced into hiding by the dreaded sorcerer Merlin Guinevere grows up under the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 367

The Queen Like Closet Or Rich Cabinet

  [english | 1672]  

Hannah Wolley


Excerpts: [... and half an Ounce of Caraway-seeds, half an Ounce of Juniper Berries, half an Ounce of Bay Berries, One Ounce of green Licoras, three Nutmegs, one ...... therein still these till you leave no other tast but fair water, and draw also some of that, draw two Alembecks full more as you draw the first, ...... out. 47. To make Cakes of Quinces. Take the best you can get, and pare them, ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 390

The Queen Necklace

  [english | 1904]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... business, sir, is neither to believe nor suppose your business is to read, without comment, the orders I give you. When I wish a thing to ...... friend, it seems we must take our coffee tte-tte. Why, where the devil has he gone. Richelieu looked all around him, but Taverney had vanished like ...... for I have received no answer to any of my petitions.. You have seen neither the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 28

The Queen Of Spades

  [english | 1834]  

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin


Summary: [Pushkins story tells of the Russianized German card player Hermann--an engineer in the army in Russia--who becomes obsessed with the secret of three consecutive winning cards after hearing a story about an old countess winnings years prior. His obsession drives him to manipulate the countess ward Lizaveta Ivanovna into letting him into their home.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 295

The Queen Of The Pirate Isle

  [english | 1886]  

Bret Harte


Summary: [The Queen Of The Pirate Isle by Bret Harte. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [nautical | pulp | adventureDownloads: 334

The Queen Pedauque

  [english | ]  

Anatole France


Excerpts: [... He did so the more willingly as my father, who had a consideration for knowledge, paid for his lesson with a savoury morsel of roast turkey and a large ...... entry to the staircase, pushed her knitting needles with sharp little strokes. Catherine, surprised by this unfriendly reception, said drily:. Then ...... was never tired of listening to him. This M. Blaizot was a little old ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 430

The Querist

  [english | 1735]  

George Berkeley


Excerpts: [... as they set people at work, or create industry. 33. Qu. Whether it be not the opinion or will of the people, exciting them to industry, that truly ...... And shall the pubic act without an end, a view, a plan. 54. Qu. Whether by how much the less particular folk think for themselves, the public be not ...... Whether nations, as wise and opulent as ours, have not made sumptuary laws ...]
Genres: [politics | criticismDownloads: 47

The Quest Of Iranon

  [english | 1935]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [The Quest of Iranon is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. It was written on February 28 1921 and was first published in the July/August 1935 issue of the magazine Galleon. It was later reprinted in Weird Tales in 1939.The story is about a golden-haired youth who wanders into the city of Teloth telling tales of the great city of Aira where he was prince. While Iranon enjoys singing and telling his ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 424

The Quest Of The Sacred Slipper

  [english | 1919]  

Sax Rohmer


Summary: [A novel from the creator of Fu Manchu about a mysterious muslim organization in pursuit.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 177

The Quest Of The Simple Life

  [english | 1907]  

William Dawson


Summary: [Reverend William Dawson (1704??1752) was the second president of The College of William Mary in Williamsburg Virginia. A graduate of the Queens College at Oxford University Dawson ran the College from 1743?1752. He is also the brother of Thomas Dawson who was the fourth president of William Mary (1755?1760).]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 372

The Question of Co operative Societies

  [english | 1906]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [During the next few years Lenin was essentially dictator (a ruler with unquestionable authority) of Russia. The major task he faced was establishing this authority for himself and his party in the country. Most of his policies can be understood in this light even though he angered some elements in the population while satisfying others. Examples of such policies include the governments seizing of ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 74

The Question of Ministry of Education Policy

  [english | 1897]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Returning to Russia on April 3 Lenin arrived in Petrograd during the All-Russian Conference of Bolshevik Party Workers. In his first address to the delegates he advocated uncompromising opposition to the war and the Provisional Government and irreconcilable hostility toward all supporters of both he proposed that the party struggle for the establishment of a proletarian dictatorship. At the same ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 222

The Question of Nationalities or Autonomisation

  [english | 1917]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [During the next few years Lenin was essentially dictator (a ruler with unquestionable authority) of Russia. The major task he faced was establishing this authority for himself and his party in the country. Most of his policies can be understood in this light even though he angered some elements in the population while satisfying others. Examples of such policies include the governments seizing of ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 216

The Question of the General Agrarian Policy of the Present Government

  [english | 1904]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Every revolution begins at the top as the ruling class with no clear way forward split over what course of action to take. In January 1916 a strike wave developed against food shortages and speculators. Feeling the movement building up from below a section of the ruling class favored making limited concessions. During late 1916 the mystic monk Rasputin was murdered and plots were laid for a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 23

The Quick And The Dead

  [english | ]  

Eric Provost


Excerpts: [... to Arnold Leo's out-thrust palm. He watched two small urchins parade across the dusty street, amused at the way the children smiled up at their ...... Jim answered, except that it's heading this way. May not amount to much, but you never can tell this time of the year. Charlie Saylor was a ...... in buying the island town's only newspaper. There's tarpon off Point O' Rocks. How ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 78

The Quickening

  [english | ]  

Francis Lynde


Summary: [The Quickening by Francis Lynde. Deals with the power of the ancient Warrior-Sages and it teaches you etheric Life Force and psychological techniques for consolidating your energy.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 136

The Quicksand

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton


Excerpts: [... AS Mrs. Quentin's victoria, driving homeward, turned from the Park into Fifth Avenue, she divined her son's tall figure walking ahead of ...... his mother noticed that he sat staring at the embers with a look she had never seen on his face, though its arrogant young outline was as familiar ...... the fashion nowadays to be good by stealth. Mrs. Quentin said to herself, I didn't ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 115

The Quilt That Jack Built How He Won The Bicycle

  [english | 1904]  

Annie Fellows Johnston


Excerpts: [... WON THE BICYCLE. By Annie Fellows Johnston Author of The Little Colonel Series, Big Brother, The Story of Dago, Joel: A Boy of Galilee, etc. Illustrated ...... OWN IT 30. HOEING AWAY IN HIS GARDEN 38. 'I STOPPED AND READ IT THROUGH TWICE' 44. 'AND THAT KID JUST STARTED OFF ON FOOT' 52. THE QUILT ...... he could finish by Christmas. Todd would wait until then for his money. Three ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 20
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