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Lights And Shadows In Confederate Prisons

  [english | 1915]  

Homer Sprague


Summary: [Lights And Shadows In Confederate Prisons by Homer B Sprague. THIS IS A REPRINT NOT THE ORIGINAL PUBLICATION. TEXT ONLY. This narrative of prison life differs from all others that I have seen in that it is careful to put the best possible construction upon the treatment of Union prisoners by the Confederates and to state and emphasize kindnesses and courtesies received by us from them. For the ...]
Genres: [biography | war | historyDownloads: 237

Lineage Life And Labors Of Jos Rizal Philippine Patriot

  [english | ]  

Austin Craig


Excerpts: [... setting of detail, Rizal has been portrayed from every side and the reader must leave the biography with a knowledge of the elements that entered ...... of a settled policy. Such instances are rather to be classed among the mistakes to which governments as well as individuals are liable. Yet even such ...... to stir up trouble. One of the last native Chinese emperors, not wishing ...]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 41

Little Abe

  [english | 1880]  

F Jewell


Summary: [Derek Jewell was a British writer broadcaster and music critic. A music critic for the London Sunday Times for twenty three years Jewell wrote extensively about jazz and also introduced British audiences avant garde jazz rock and improvisational music especially through live performances on his BBC Radio show Sounds Interesting.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 186

Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Businessmen

  [english | 1909]  

Elbert Hubbard


Summary: [Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Businessmen by Elbert Hubbard. Millionaires as a rule are woefully ignorant. Up to a certain sum they grow with their acquisitions. Then they begin to wither at the heart. The care of a fortune is a penalty. I advise the gentle reader to think twice before accumulating ten millions. -from John J. Astor Elbert Hubbard was one of the most respected journalists ...]
Genres: [biography | non fictionDownloads: 124

Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers

  [english | 1916]  

Elbert Hubbard


Excerpts: [... heaven for the good and a hell for the bad, he did not know of them. The laws of Moses were designed for the Now and the Here. Many of them ring true ...... to learn from them. In China there are now trolley-cars, telephone-lines, typewriters, cash-registers and American plumbing. China is a giant awaking ...... in the brook, all combined to develop the boy's body to a splendid ...]
Genres: [essays | biography | religionDownloads: 44

Lives Of The Grammarians And Rhetoricians

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Excerpts: [... for the earliest men of learning, who were both poets and orators, may be considered as half-Greek: I speak of Livius [844] and Ennius [845], who ...... and shortly afterwards made a freedman and that Lucius Apuleius, who was taken into the pay of Epicius Calvinus, a wealthy Roman knight, at ...... one of these, whose name was Princeps, to take alternate days for declaiming and ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 300

Lives Of The Most Eminent Painters Sculptors And Architects

  [english | 1912]  

Giorgio Vasari


Summary: [The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters Sculptors and Architects from Cimabue to Our Times or Le Vite de piu eccellenti pittori scultori e architettori as it was originally known in Italian is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari which is considered perhaps the most famous and even today the most- read work of the older ...]
Genres: [biography | artDownloads: 228

Lives Of The Poets

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Excerpts: [... Caesars, Volume 14. [LIVES OF THE POETS]. Author: C. Suetonius Tranquillus. Release Date: August, 2004 [EBook #6399]. [This file was first ...... while he thinks of being a constant guest at the table of Furius, and the handsome Laelius while he thinks that he is fondly loved by them, and often ...... prevailed in aftertimes. Quintus Memmius, in his speech in his own defence, says ...]
Genres: [poetry | biography | historyDownloads: 41

Lives Of The Three Mrs Judsons

  [english | 1855]  

Arabella Stuart


Excerpts: [... with advantages for improving my mind, I felt that I should be like the slothful servant if I neglected them. I therefore diligently employed all my hours ...... been out only one hundred and twelve days. We could distinguish nothing but the lowering mountains of Golconda. Yesterday we were nearer land . and the ...... he must have acquired incalculable merit, or he would not now ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 479

Lloyd George

  [english | 1917]  

Frank Dilnot


Summary: [it is very interesting and valuable book....]
Genres: [biography | history | politicsDownloads: 274

Loeuvre Des Conteurs Allemands

  [french | 1913]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... de raison que la plupart des femmes. Ceci est votre conviction sinon vous ne m'exposeriez pas votre trange dsir de vous communiquer sans ambages et ...... suivaient dans le miroir tous leurs mouvements et tous leurs gestes. Les mille sentiments qui m'agitaient alors ne me permirent pas de juger que ...... qu'il s'agissait de choses dfendues je voulais prendre mes prcautions. J'tais ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 387

London To Berlin

  [english | 1894]  

Giacomo Casanova


Summary: [Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2 1725 ? June 4 1798) was a Venetian adventurer and author. His main book Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life) part autobiography and part memoir is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He was so famous as a womanizer that his name remains synonymous with the art of ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 318

Lord George Bentinck

  [english | ]  

Benjamin Disraeli


Excerpts: [... requests to him to take office were equally in vain. Lord George, therefore, was an original and hearty supporter of the Reform Bill, and he continued ...... the experience of the last three years justified the reversal of the system which the existing administration had been summoned to office to uphold, ...... and rapidly increasing at the rate of three hundred thousand a-year, ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 350

Lord Kitchener

  [english | 1917]  

G Chesterton


Summary: [First edition according to Sullivan cited below.]
Genres: [biography | audiobookDownloads: 390

Luiz De Cames Notas Biograficas

  [english | 1880]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... romantico, remodelado na phantasia melancolica d'um grande poeta exilado, amoroso, nostalgico. A ideal tradio romanesca impediu, com as suas nevoas ...... procedencia asiatica-e das economias da preta, arrastando-se sobre moletas do adro de S. Domingos para o catre do hospital. Quem nos mostrar Cames ...... os amores com boa correspondencia, mudou ella de objecto para os agrados ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 260

Mahomet Founder Of Islam

  [english | ]  

Gladys Draycott


Summary: [lets read first and then judge]
Genres: [biography | religionDownloads: 106

Marge Askinforit

  [english | 1921]  

Barry Pain


Excerpts: [... British subject, who showed his love for his adopted country by trading as Stanley Harcourt. He was a striking figure with his coal-black hair and ...... perfect artist in his own medium, which happened to be hair. It is to him that I owe what is my only beauty, and I am assured that it defies detection. ...... Only an abstruse theologian with a taste for the more recondite ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | humor | biographyDownloads: 94

Mark Twain

  [english | 1910]  

Archibald Henderson


Excerpts: [... ethical lesson of 'The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg'. Anyone may pay the tribute of irresistible explosions of laughter to the horse-play of 'Roughing ...... stern, unbending man, a lawyer by ession, a merchant by vocation after his removal to Hannibal he became a Justice of the Peace, an office he filled ...... fancy-a traveller. When he reached New Orleans, after the prolonged ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 485

Mark Twain A Biography

  [english | ]  

Albert Bigelow Paine


Summary: [A bibliography of books essays and articles dealing with Mark Twain... 1869 (September)-1910 (September): p. 215-230.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 208

Mark Twain A Biography 1835 1866

  [english | ]  

Albert Bigelow Paine


Summary: [A bibliography of books essays and articles dealing with Mark Twain... 1869 (September)-1910 (September): p. 215-230.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 134
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