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Beethoven

  [english | 1905]  

George Alexander Fischer


Summary: [La gioconda. Act III: Dance of the hours / Ponchielli (NBC Symphony Orchestra Arturo Toscanini conductor) (9:32) -- Rigoletto. Act IV: La donna e? mobile / Verdi (Enrico Caruso tenor) (2:10) -- Die Walkure. Act II: Ho-yo-to-ho! / Wagner (Kirsten Flagstad soprano) (2:00) -- Sonata in C-sharp minor op. 27 no. 2 : (Moonlight). First movement / Beethoven (Vladimir Horowitz piano) (7:08) -- Do]
Genres: [music | biography | non fictionDownloads: 327

Behind The Scenes

  [english | 1868]  

Elizabeth Keckley


Summary: [The Rising: Selected Scenes From The End Of The World is a short story collection set in the world of the Rising written by Brian Keene.]
Genres: [african american studies | biographyDownloads: 266

Benjamin Constant

  [french | ]  

Hippolyte Castille


Summary: [Benjamin Constant French Edition by Hippolyte Castille. Hippolyte Castille 1820-1886 n e a Montreuil-sur-Mer est un ecrivain francais. Ses oeuvres comprennent Le Dernier Banquet de la Bourgeoisie 1849 Les Hommes et les Moeurs en France Sous le R egne de Louis-Philippe 1853 Benjamin Constant 1857 et Lettres de Paris 1873 .]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 96

Between You And Me

  [english | 1919]  

Harry Lauder


Summary: [Sir Henry Lauder (4 August 1870 ? 26 February 1950) known professionally as Harry Lauder was a Scottish entertainer described by Sir Winston Churchill as Scotlands greatest ever ambassador!]
Genres: [war | biographyDownloads: 65

Biographies Of Working Men

  [english | ]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24 1848 ? October 25 1899) was a science writer author and novelist and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution.]
Genres: [biography | short story collectionDownloads: 374

Bjornstjerne Bjornson

  [english | ]  

William Morton Payne


Summary: [Bjornstjerne Bjornson by William Morton Payne. It will be well however to make certain distinctions between the life work of Bjornson and that of the two men whom a common age and common aims bring into inevitable association with him. These distinctions are chiefly two --one of them is that while Tolstoy and Ibsen grew to be largely cosmopolitan in their outlook Bjornson has much more closely ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 93

Blood Brothers

  [english | 1985]  

Eugene Jacobs


Excerpts: [... United States, the Japanese most wanted the Philippines. General MacArthur, as well as the Japanese, believed that the Philippine Islands were the ...... of the Philippines. In December, 1941, there were only two companies of the 43rd Infantry of Philippine Scouts (P.S.), a housekeeping detachment, stationed ...... by saying, Moshi, moshi. (hello) and sayonara (good-bye).. We ...]
Genres: [war | post 1930 | biographyDownloads: 343

Books And Authors

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... most finished specimens of autobiography in the whole compass of English literature. The publication of the Diary, with a selection of familiar letters, ...... think he was silenced at last-he was a mortal man. But out of that silence came a few low-toned words, in a broad Scotch accent. And who, on earth, ...... had long been supposed to be irretrievably lost. FOX AND GIBBON. When ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 286

Caligula

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Summary: [An amazing account of a madman written well. One finds it hard to beleive that such a man existed even in Rome]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 479

Camilla A Tale Of A Violin

  [english | 1874]  

Charles Inman Barnard


Summary: [Camilla deals with the matrimonial concerns of a group of young people-Camilla Tyrold and her sisters the daughters of a country parson and their cousin Indiana Lynmere-and in particular with the love affair between Camilla herself and her eligible suitor Edgar Mandlebert.]
Genres: [biography | musicDownloads: 260

Camillo Castello Branco

  [english | 1889]  

Antonio Da Silva Pinto


Excerpts: [... Ivens, 1. LISBOA 1889. CAMILLO CASTELLO BRANCO. Quando se interroga um leitor portuguez sobre a individualidade litteraria de Camillo Castello Branco, ...... ares com os seus gemidos, quando cerradas noites dolorosas de meditao lhes arrancam dez paginas de original, morto ao nascer,-uns reformadores sarrafaaes ...... de luz com a escuridade interior dos eunucos que o doestam l da ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 9

Campaign Of Battery D First Rhode Island Light Artillery

  [english | 1913]  

Ezra Knight Parker


Summary: [Campaign Of Battery D First Rhode Island Light Artillery by Ezra Knight Parker. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Campaign of Battery D First Rhode Island light artillery. is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Ezra Knight Parker is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Ezra Knight Parker then we highly recommend this ...]
Genres: [history | war | biographyDownloads: 235

Canadian Wild Flowers

  [english | ]  

Helen Johnson


Excerpts: [... says:-. O Earth, thou art a lovely place, and some of thy inhabitants are as lovely and happy as thyself. See that beautiful bird, with shining ...... which gave them birth, can never die. O thought, what art thou. A blessing to angels, a curse to me. Distracted soul, sink into repose: others are happy, ...... like the love of Jesus. He is not like other friends -oftentimes wearied ...]
Genres: [short story collection | biographyDownloads: 346

Captain John Smith

  [english | 1881]  

Charles Dudley Warner


Excerpts: [... Generall Historie, etc., London, 1624. Reissued, with date of title-page altered, in 1626, 1627, and twice in 1632. An Accidence: or, The Pathway ...... took in these famous wars for the possession of Eastern Europe. The siege of Alba Regalis must have been about the year 1601-Smith never troubles himself ...... projectors was to establish a colony in Virginia. This proved too ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 178

Captain Richard Ingle

  [english | 1884]  

Edward Ingle


Summary: [Captain Richard Ingle by Edward Ingle. Excerpt March 16th Lewger showed that whereas Richard Ingle was obnoxious to divers suits complaints of his Lo^p for divers and sundry crimes all w^ch upon composition for the publique good safety were suspended ag^st the said Richard Ingle assuming to leave in the country to the publique need at this time powder and shot but he had not paid the composition ...]
Genres: [history | biography | pirate talesDownloads: 209

Casanovas Heimfahrt

  [german | 1918]  

Arthur Schnitzler


Excerpts: [... zehn und acht . Also noch keines in den Jahren, sich - mit Verlaub - sich - von Casanova das Kpfchen verdrehen zu lassen. Er lachte gutmtig und machte ...... die beiden Mnner die staubige, im sengenden Mittagsglanz daliegende Strae ins Land hinausfuhren, erzhlte Olivo weitschweifig und wenig geord von ...... ein leises Zucken des Bedauerns hervorzurufen, das gestand, wie gern man ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 371

Celsissimus

  [german | 1900]  

Arthur Achleitner


Excerpts: [... Jahres gab den Unterthanen hiervon einen Begriff, die unerhrte Pracht, welche selbst der unbarmherzige Salzburger Regen nicht zu beeintrchtigen vermochte, ...... der abgenommenen Kriminalgerichtsbarkeit auszunutzen. Vorsichtig brachte Alt hervor: Wenn wir in schuldiger Ehrfurcht eines vom gndigen Herrn ...... von Rubern, nicht ein Schatten zeigte sich in den wie ausgestorben ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 484

Charles Carleton Coffin

  [english | 1898]  

William Elliot Griffis


Summary: [William Elliot Griffis (September 17 1843 ? February 5 1928) was an American orientalist Congregational minister lecturer and prolific author. Griffis was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania the son of a sea captain and later a coal trader. During the Civil War he served three months in the 44th Pennsylvania Volunteers regiment after Robert E. Lee invaded Pennsylvania in 1863. After the war he ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 439

Charles Darwin

  [english | 1885]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [The Autobiography of Charles Darwin is the autobiography of the British naturalist Charles Darwin which was published in 1887 five years after his death. Darwin wrote the book which he entitled Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character for his family. He states that he started writing it on about May 28 1876 and had finished it by August 3. The book was edited by Charles Darwins ...]
Genres: [biography | scienceDownloads: 265

Charles Dickens

  [english | 1906]  

G Chesterton


Excerpts: [... The Dickens Period.CHAPTER I. THE DICKENS PERIOD. Much of our modern difficulty, in religion and other things, arises merely from this: that ...... last movements in literary criticism has done him any good. He has suffered alike from his enemies, and from the enemies of his enemies. The facts to ...... has disappointed you, do not think of it as a burst bubble, but at least as a ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 206
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