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Rambles In The Mammoth Cave During The Year 1844

  [english | 1844]  

Alexander Clark Bullitt


Excerpts: [... Munfordsville, the new State road to the Cave, (virtually made by Dr. Croghan, at a great expense,) leaves the Turnpike, and joins it again at the ...... a scientific account of the Cave, embracing its Geology, Mineralogy, etc., which we could not, in time, insert in this publication. TABLE OF DISTANCES. FROM ...... by their employer where it now lies, to quiet their superstitious ...]
Genres: [nature | travelDownloads: 212

Rambles Of An Archaeologist Among Old Books And In Old

  [english | 1871]  

Frederick William Fairholt


Summary: [Rambles Of An Archaeologist Among Old Books And In Old Places by Frederick William Fairholt. The following Papers originally appeared in the _Art-Journal_ for which they were specially written. They are from the pen of that painstaking and accurate archaeologist the late F. W. FAIRHOLT F.S.A. The illustrations also were engraved from original sketches by the Author. It has been suggested that the ...]
Genres: [essays | artDownloads: 368

Rambles Of An Archaeologist Among Old Books And In Old Places

  [english | ]  

Frederick William Fairholt


Excerpts: [... fanciful by grotesque combination. The bosses from which spring the vaulted ribs of Wells Cathedral furnish us with the instance engraved in Fig. 64 ...... large cities have their archaeological institutes also. This is due to the good sense which has divested the study of its drier details, or has had ...... of the king's household. Henry Salt had one such in his collection, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 406

Rameau Nephew

  [english | ]  

Diderot


Excerpts: [... pretty woman who wakes up with a pimple on her nose, is as moody as an author who threatens to outlive his reputation-just look at Marivaux and the ...... HIM: Something I'll never put behind me. ME: But I've seen the time when you were desperate to be anything but an ordinary person. You'll ...... I don't take back a word of it. Let's please not argue about it. No one knows me ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 183

Rampolli

  [english | ]  

George Macdonald


Summary: [George MacDonald (10 December 1824 ? 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author poet and Christian minister. Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels George MacDonald inspired many authors such as W. H. Auden J. R. R. Tolkien C. S. Lewis E. Nesbit and Madeleine LEngle. It was C.S. Lewis who wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his master: Picking up a copy of Phantastes one ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 382

Ramsey Milholland

  [english | 1919]  

Newton Booth Tarkington


Summary: [Ramsey Milholland by Booth Tarkington. 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: [fictionDownloads: 93

Ranald Bannerman Boyhood

  [english | 1871]  

George Macdonald


Excerpts: [... strength, and how it was upheld. So that while my father was talking of the church as a company of believers, and describing how it was held together ...... sign of good to me and my brothers in short, I loved her so much that I do not know now, even as I did not care then, whether she was nice-looking or ...... for him. He must be at the farther side. I climbed up on the bed. I ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 96

Randiana

  [english | 1884]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... experience, the avouchment that it is a compendium of pure fact may serve to increase the zest with which I hope it may be read. I was born some fifty ...... long,' and still muttering despondent oaths, he got out of bed to make water. Now unfortunately the chamber pot was close to my head, and Emma's ...... but somewhat secluded dwelling, which was not very far from the south end ...]
Genres: [sexualityDownloads: 193

Randy And Her Friends

  [english | 1902]  

Amy Brooks


Excerpts: [... but whatever do you suppose Molly meant. She said to me, 'Belinda, even if mother can spare me, I may not go to school. You can't think how anxious ...... always give me pleasure to remember, and I know that if you both think best to let me do this, I shall always look back to it with happy thoughts.. There ...... pipe, and puffed a few times to determine if it intended to burn. ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 131

Randy Of The River

  [english | 1906]  

Horatio Alger Jr


Excerpts: [... his mother was busy finishing up the week's ironing. Very well, Randy, she answered, setting down her flatiron and giving him a smile. I suppose ...... Bangs, with a smile. How have things gone with you to-day.. Not very well.. What's the matter.. You forgot to give me my spending money ...... we'll have the law on you.. Bob Bangs was more alarmed than ever. He saw that Randy was ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 419

Ranger Style

  [english | 1928]  

J Allan Dunn


Excerpts: [... he motioned the teller to admit him back of the long counter that ran the length of the room. Back of it were the cages of the employees, with an open ...... nothing was said as they went through the back door with their guns ready for action. The simple plan had been rehearsed-the Kid to the front, Crawford ...... who lived there were, many of them, men of resource and action. ...]
Genres: [short story | westernDownloads: 14

Rape Of The Lock And Other Poems

  [english | 1712]  

Alexander Pope


Summary: [It is so much exciting. I am so happy for gettin a such kind of net.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 339

Raphael

  [english | ]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... oval, slightly emaciated in the lower part and at the temples, and, on the whole she seemed rather an embodying of thought than a human being. Besides ...... around, I could not believe that I was forever separated from her. Her remembrance, her image, her features, the sound of her voice, the peculiar ...... with one of the heated hearth-stones, according to the custom of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 354

Raphael Pages Of The Book Of Life At Twenty

  [english | 1905]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... of his Voyage en Orient, appearing in 1835. In his absence he had been elected from Bergues to the Assembly, in which, on his return, he made his first ...... by the morning frost fell in roseate showers from the vines and chestnut-trees. Until noon, the mist overspread the valley, like an overflowing nocturnal ...... natural to all those who live by strangers, would interpret ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 441

Rappaccinis Daughter

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Rappaccini S Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Typical of Hawthorne s stories Rappaccini s Daughter contains references to Dante s Divine Comedy and the Garden of Eden and Milton s Paradise Lost. The story juxtaposes the scientific aspects of research Professor Rappaccini and Professor Baglioni with spirituality Giovanni and Beatrice . This story provides an interesting approach to the voyeurism ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 81

Rapport Sur Linstruction Publique Les 10

  [french | 1791]  

Charles Maurice De Talleyrand Prigord


Excerpts: [... un terrein nouveau qui les rejette, annonce clairement que le moment est venu d'entreprendre ce grand ouvrage. En nous livrant au travail qu'il demande, ...... dans chaque division qui renferme une assemble primaire la seconde, dans chaque District la troisime, rpondroit chaque Dpartement afin que par-l ...... aussi l'lite des hommes instruits de toutes les parties de la France, et ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 462

Rashomon

  [english | 1917]  

Akutagawa Ryunosuke


Summary: [I just found out about this book. Will buy it the following days and looking forward to read it it seems a good from what youve said. Thank you!]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 109

Rashoumon

  [english | 1915]  

Ryunosuke Akutagawa


Summary: [Rashmon (Japanese: ) is a short story by Akutagawa Rynosuke based on tales from the Konjaku Monogatarish. A man considering whether or not to become a thief meets a woman stealing hair from corpses. Their conversation explores the morality of theft.The story was first published in 1915 in Teikoku Bungaku. Despite its name it provided no direct plot material for the Akira Kurosawa movie Rashmon ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophy | psychologyDownloads: 196

Raspberry Jam

  [english | 1920]  

Carolyn Wells


Summary: [This is an enjoyable locked room type mystery written in a whimsical style.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literatureDownloads: 305

Rasselas Prince Of Abyssinia

  [english | 1759]  

Samuel Johnson


Summary: [Rasselas prince of Abyssinia (or Ethiopia) grows dissatisfied with the unceasing pleasures of his utopian home in the Happy Valley. According to Ethiopian tradition the children of royalty were confined to an edenic valley secluded from the harsh realities of the outside world. Rather than being seen as a paradise by Rasselas Happy Valley is instead considered to be a prison harboring boredom and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 318
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