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Emile Zola

  [english | ]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [I. T. Leben und Lehre Rousseaus / von Dr. Frohlich -- II. T. Rousseaus Emil / bearbeiter von G. Weber und Prof. Glabbach.]
Genres: [biography | criticismDownloads: 295

Emily Bront

  [english | 1883]  

A Mary Robinson


Summary: [Reprint of the ed. published by Roberts Bros. Boston which was issued as v. 2 of Famous women.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 295

Emma Goldman

  [english | 1940]  

Charles Madison


Summary: [Biographic sketch.--Preface.--Anarchism: what it really stands for.--Minorities versus majorities.--The psychology of political violence.--Prisons: a social crime and failure.--Patriotism: a menace to liberty.--Francisco Ferrer and the modern school.--The hypocrisy of Puritanism.--The traffic in women.--Woman suffrage.--The tragedy of womans emancipation.--Marriage and love.--The drama: a powerfu]
Genres: [biography | post 1930Downloads: 27

Epistles From Pap

  [english | ]  

Andrew Durham


Excerpts: [... Western Military Academy, Upper Alton, Illinois, the first to Mitch Taylor, a Civil War veteran, the other to his mother.). Upper Alton, Ill. March ...... it and say nothing. But it is a demand, and I am therefore at complete loss to account for it. It might be for the postage on that set extending ...... pro and con, Senator Durham demanded the floor and made a statement which ...]
Genres: [biography | essaysDownloads: 320

Eulogy On Chief Justice Chase

  [english | 1874]  

William Evarts


Excerpts: [... solemn rites of sepulture, the sobbings of sorrowing affection, the homage of public grief, the concourse of the great officers of state, the assemblage ...... force of his education with the work he did, with the influence he wielded in life, with the power of the example which lives after him, and always ...... and State. An unpropitious turn of the commercial affairs of the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 258

Everlasting Pearl

  [english | 1913]  

Anna Magdalena Johannsen


Excerpts: [... been told the day and hour of her birth, declared the child had been born under a lucky star. Her heart was good, her disposition kind and amiable they ...... with a spinning-wheel, but separating the threads with her fingers, and afterwards winding the thread into balls. Or she would be learning to sew, to ...... and give his verdict as to the advisability of the two young people ...]
Genres: [biography | religionDownloads: 11

Evesham

  [english | 1904]  

Edmund New


Excerpts: [... forefathers, whether because of the character and beauty of their handiwork, or from the historical associations which are indissolubly connected with ...... of popular architecture. Every line is rigid and without human feeling: the style, where any exists, is exotic, not national or local classical, ...... As we recall the scene the dazzling effulgence fades into a glow, the glow ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 360

Expelled From Spain

  [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: 452

F Chopin

  [french | 1890]  

Franz Liszt


Summary: [Clementi. Sonata in F sharp minor op. 26 no. 2.--Mozart. Sonata no. 11 in A major K. 331.--Beethoven. Sonata 23 in F minor op. 57 (Appassionata). Chopin. Ballade no. 1 in G minor op. 23 Waltz no. 4 in F major op. 34 no. 3.--Schumann. Fantasiestuke no. 1 Des abends no. 7 Traumeswirren. Liszt. La campanella from 6 grandes etudes de Paganini.--Ravel. Jeux dea]
Genres: [biography | musicDownloads: 277

Familiar Letters Of John Adams And His Wife Abigail Adams

  [english | 1875]  

Abigail Adams


Summary: [--v. 1-3. Plays.--v. 4. The fathers or The good-natured man a comedy. The life of Jonathan Wild the Great. A journey from this world to the next]
Genres: [biography | correspondence | historyDownloads: 193

Father And Son

  [english | ]  

Edmund Gosse


Summary: [Father Roquelaure is a French fairy tale collected by Achille Millien. It is a type 516 tale in the Aarne-Thompson classification system. Others of this type are Trusty John and The Raven.]
Genres: [biography | audiobook | religionDownloads: 462

Fathers Of Biology

  [english | 1890]  

Charles Mcrae


Excerpts: [... of the history of Biology, which may be obtained from a perusal of this little book, will show that, so far from such being the case, this branch ...... coction, the phenomena displayed in the critical days, and the aspect and nature of the critical discharges-not to attempt to check the process ...... and On the Articulations. They embody the result of a vast amount of observation ...]
Genres: [science | biography | audiobookDownloads: 22

Field Hospital And Flying Column

  [english | 1915]  

Violetta Thurstan


Summary: [Field Hospital And Flying Column Classic Reprint by Violetta Thurstan. I THE BEGINNING OF IT ALL VAR var var. For me the beginning of the var vas a torchlight tattoo on Salisbury Plain. It vas held on one of those breathless evenings in July vhen the peace of Europe vas trembling in the balance and vhen most of us had a heartache in casein case England at this time of internal crisis did not rise ...]
Genres: [war | biography | healthDownloads: 154

Fielding

  [english | 1883]  

Austin Dobson


Excerpts: [... of its appearance-is an ill-judged emulation of Forster's Goldsmith. The author attempted to make Fielding a literary centre, which is impossible and ...... been successfully produced. Finally, most ancient of them all, there was the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane, otherwise the King's Play House, or Old House. ...... Tragedies or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great, with the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 93

Fifteen Chapters Of Autobiography

  [english | ]  

George E Russell


Summary: [Fifteen Chapters Of Autobiography by George William Erskine Russell. Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by George William Erskine Russell is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of George William Erskine Russell then we highly recommend this ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 348

Figures Of Several Centuries

  [english | 1916]  

Arthur Symons


Excerpts: [... moments that his narrative moves, with a more reticent and effective symbolism than any other narrative known to me. They are the moments in ...... only Lamb, who was always wandering, never lost sense of direction, or failed to know how far he had strayed from the road. The quality which came ...... into his daily life at Dux, as in this note, scribbled on a fragment of paper ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 270

Five Months On A German Raider

  [english | 1919]  

Frederic George Trayes


Excerpts: [... everything was all right and there was nothing to fear. Even the Japanese commander of the gun crew betrayed no anxiety on the matter, ...... and the German sailors busied themselves bringing tea and cigarettes to their latest captives. We were then left to ourselves for a short time on deck, ...... If the Hitachi had manoeuvred at all, it was simply so that she should not[1] ...]
Genres: [biography | war | nauticalDownloads: 294

Florence To Trieste

  [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: 107

Foch The Man

  [english | 1918]  

Clara Laughlin


Summary: [Foch The Man by Clara E Laughlin. -]
Genres: [biography | warDownloads: 322

Four American Leaders

  [english | 1906]  

Charles Eliot


Excerpts: [... promptly in earning his living. He knew all departments of the business. He was a pressman as well as a compositor. He understood both newspaper and ...... printing, becoming the manager of a small printing office, in which he was the only skilled workman and was expected to teach several green hands. At ...... when he needed it, sufficiently well to enable him to exercise great ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 464
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