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Admiral Farragut

  [english | 1892]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... ship cruised off the coast, making several prizes of vessels much inferior to herself in force, and on the 7th of September anchored within the capes ...... that I did not fear him, I offered to go back and proceed with him to Valparaiso. He was informed that I was in command, he being simply my adviser ...... a fair wind to follow. As Porter stood out, however, he thought possible,...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 63

Adolphe Et De Lesprit De Conqute Et De Lusurpation

  [french | 1842]  

Benjamin Constant


Excerpts: [... mes yeux un nouveau besoin se fit sentir au fond de mon coeur. Il y avait dans ce besoin beaucoup de vanit, sans doute, mais il n'y avait pas uniquement ...... le transport passager d'un homme qui avait dix ans de moins qu'elle, dont le coeur s'ouvrait des sentiments qui lui taient encore inconnus, et qui ...... m'couter. En mme temps je craignais horriblement de l'affliger. Ds que ...]
Genres: [biography | dramaDownloads: 265

Adventures And Reminiscences Of A Volunteer

  [english | 1892]  

George Ulmer


Summary: [Adventures And Reminiscences Of A Volunteer Illustrated Edition by George T Ulmer. A book of reminscences of the American Civil War first published in 1892. The author served with Company H of the 8th Maine Vulunteers.]
Genres: [biography | war | historyDownloads: 117

Adventures Of A Despatch Rider

  [english | 1915]  

W L Watson


Summary: [A must read for the WWI collector lively hurmorous informative front line narrative of the early campaings of the BEF through 1915. A very pleasant read. Many interesting insights into the day to day lives of the civilian population in the front line areas.]
Genres: [war | adventure | biographyDownloads: 70

Alessandro Manzoni

  [english | ]  

Alessandro De Gubernatis


Summary: [Alessandro Manzoni Studio Biografico Letture Fatte Alla Taylorian Institution Di Oxford Nel Maggio Dell Anno 1878 Notevolmente Ampliat Cd Rom Edition Of An Italian Language Non Fiction Biography by Alessandro De Gubernatis. CD-ROM Edition For reading or research No illustrations not an audio CD produced in a Microsoft Word Compatible format for your reading or research. About the subject ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 194

Alexander Crummell An Apostle Of Negro Culture

  [english | 1920]  

William Ferris


Excerpts: [... man is in touch with and in relation to his spiritual environment and a spiritual world. They also tell us that at death, the soul and body ...... then estimate the weight, worth and significance of the ideas which he advocated, for which he lived and which were incarnated in his personality. The ...... returned to this country in the late sixties or the early seventies, was for a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 369

Alfred Tennyson

  [english | 1901]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... here followed Shelley are the Italian scene of the story, the character of the versification, and the extraordinary luxuriance and exuberance of the ...... there was, assuredly, more than enough of the bizarre. There were no hyphens in the double epithets, and words like tendriltwine seemed provokingly ...... classical perfection of thought and form, is nowhere more remarkable than ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 357

Alice Cogswell Bemis

  [english | 1920]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... the northeast and great tidal waves made it a total wreck. John Cogswell and all his family were washed ashore from the broken decks of their ship, but ...... was due the establishment of the parish and church and the building of the meeting-house and when, according to the quaint custom of those days, the ...... my childhood recollections is a little incident that occurred when I ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 240

Allan Ramsay

  [english | 1896]  

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton


Excerpts: [... John Morison, merchant. The child was born on the 1st instant. 3rd October 1714. 'Registrate to Allan Ramsay, weegmaker, and Christian Ross, his spouse, ...... As high as ony Roman wa'. Driving their ba's frae whins or tee, There's no ae gowfer to be seen Nor doucer fouk, wysing a-jee The biassed bowls ...... after only eighty-six years of alternate loyalty and revolt, the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 35

American Boy Life Of Theodore Roosevelt

  [english | 1904]  

Edward Stratemeyer


Excerpts: [... YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE ISTHMUS. YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE AMAZON. Great American Industries Series. Cloth. Illustrated. Price per volume $1.00, ...... ever sober. He gave the lad some money to replace the amount lost, and the next day sent word to Mr. Brace that he would do all he possibly could toward ...... And in this he was right Theodore Roosevelt knew exactly what he was trying ...]
Genres: [biography | history | politicsDownloads: 498

American Indian Stories

  [english | 1921]  

Zitkala Sa


Excerpts: [... for the river, I stopped my play to run along with her. She was only of medium height. Often she was sad and silent, at which times her full arched ...... point of my finger, as I saw her do. Then the next difficulty was in keeping my thread stiffly twisted, so that I could easily string my beads upon it. ...... where I had found coffee, for she knew I had never made any, and that ...]
Genres: [short story collection | biography | fiction and literatureDownloads: 358

Amerigo Vespucci

  [english | 1907]  

Frederick Ober


Excerpts: [... VOYAGE 101. VIII. WITH OJEDA THE FIGHTER 126. IX. CANNIBALS, GIANTS, AND PEARLS 138. X. FAMOUS FELLOW-VOYAGERS 148. XI. ON THE COAST OF BRAZIL ...... you another letter which, some days since, I wrote to a friend of mine, a servant of the King of Portugal before the wars of Castile, in answer to another ...... quarter of the century in which the first-named of this distinguished ...]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 98

Among The Great Masters Of Music

  [english | 1906]  

Walter Rowlands


Excerpts: [... put to death. And Cecilia, having washed their bodies with her tears, and wrapped them in her robes, buried them together in the cemetery of Calixtus. ...... of music, broken and unstrung. Of the colouring I do not speak it eclipses nature, yet has all her truth and softness.. Dryden's Song ...... but fortunately this sweeping reform met with a vigorous protest from others. At last ...]
Genres: [music | biography | non fictionDownloads: 227

An Adventure With A Genius

  [english | 1920]  

Alleyne Ireland


Excerpts: [... Regulation of 1818, or the British Guiana Immigration Ordinance of 1891 be welcomed as a set-off to a complete unfamiliarity with Milton's Comus ...... a guest at his club in New York. When I left him I thought poorly of the chances of the remnant of the six hundred. Some weeks passed and I heard nothing ...... the arm of the major-domo. My first swift impression was of a very tall ...]
Genres: [adventure | biographyDownloads: 470

An American Idyll

  [english | 1919]  

Cornelia Stratton Parker


Excerpts: [... I asked. The rain. he answered. As if that makes any difference.. At which he gasped a little and said all right, he'd be around in a minute ...... paper, and of the University of California Magazine, the most serious publication on the campus outside the technical journals he made every honor ...... did not have to be said each time-that day of days, September 7, 1907, when we ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 394

An Autobiography

  [english | 1915]  

Catherine Helen Spence


Summary: [A Liars Autobiography (Volume VI) is a mostly true though outlandishly told accounting of the life of Graham Chapman of Monty Python fame. First published in Britain in 1980 it was republished in 1999. Unusually for an autobiography it has five authors: Chapman his partner David Sherlock Alex Martin Douglas Adams and David A. Yallop. Adams sole contribution was in the form of a sketch written by ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 412

An Englishwoman Love Letters

  [english | 1900]  

Anonymous


Summary: [wow what a beauty words that teach any one how to be and feel romantic in a world forget love and romance]
Genres: [romance | non fiction | biographyDownloads: 252

Anarchism And Other Essays

  [english | 1910]  

Emma Goldman


Summary: [Anarchism and Other Essays is a book by the feminist anarchist Emma Goldman]
Genres: [politics | biography | audiobookDownloads: 75

Andrew Jackson

  [english | 1900]  

William Garrott Brown


Summary: [The Reign Of Andrew Jackson by Frederic Austin Ogg. THIS IS A REPRINT NOT THE ORIGINAL PUBLICATION. TEXT ONLY. At the age of forty-five Jackson had not yet found himself. He was known in his own State as a successful planter a breeder and racer of horses a swearer of mighty oaths a faithful ami generous man to his friends a chivalrous man to women a hospitable man at his home a desperate and ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 84

Andrew Marvell

  [english | 1905]  

Augustine Birrell


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references and index.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 31
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