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Four Americans

  [english | 1919]  

Henry Beers


Summary: [America and Americans is a 1966 collection of John Steinbecks journalism.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 234

Four Weeks In The Trenches

  [english | ]  

Fritz Kreisler


Summary: [Four Weeks In The Trenches by Fritz Kreisler. Four Weeks in the Trenches recounts the experiences of one of the greatest violinists of all time when he fought in World War I as an Austrian soldier. Fritz Kreisler briefly served in the Austrian Army in World War I before being honorably discharged after he was wounded. He spent the remaining years of the war in America. He returned to Europe in ...]
Genres: [war | biography | audiobookDownloads: 70

Fra Angelico

  [english | ]  

J Supino


Summary: [Fra Angelico by J B Supino. Fra Angelico is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by J. B. Supino is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of J. B. Supino then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 145

Frank H Nelson Of Cincinnati

  [english | 1945]  

Warren Herrick


Excerpts: [... of a member of the City Council, and with the knowledge and acquiescence of the police department. It was inevitable that some members of Christ ...... light of this happening one is not surprised that later when a essor dogmatically stated that there could be no true Sacrament without the Apostolic ...... capable man, full of energy and charm and a first-class organizer. This is a ...]
Genres: [biography | religion | post 1930Downloads: 242

Frau Pauline Brater

  [german | 1908]  

Agnes Sapper


Excerpts: [... Ruhe herrscht in den weiten Straen und auf den groen Pltzen. Manche der Einwohnerzahl nach kleinere Stdte machen durch hhere Huser, engere Straen und ...... machte sich an die mhsame Arbeit. Vierzehn Bogen Papier - so sagt wenigstens die Familientradition - mute seine Frau aneinanderkleben, damit ...... war ihm gegenber schchtern und unsicher. Was sie sagen konnte, erschien ihr ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 377

Frdric Mistral

  [english | 1901]  

Charles Alfred Downer


Excerpts: [... world-wide celebrity. The man who must justly be looked upon as the father of the present movement was Joseph Roumanille. He was born in 1818, in the ...... the labors, the ways, and the ideas of the Maillanais. At this time, too, he attempted a translation, in Provenal, of the first eclogue of Virgil, ...... the so-called Latin race has, for the base of its unity, a common history,...]
Genres: [poetry | biographyDownloads: 451

Frederick Douglass

  [english | 1899]  

Charles Chesnutt


Summary: [Life and Times of Frederick Douglass is Frederick Douglass third autobiography published in 1881 revised in 1892. The emancipation of American Slaves during and following the Civil War allowed Douglass to go into greater specifics of both his life as a slave and his escape from slavery in this volume than he could in his two previous autobiographies (which would have put both himself and his ...]
Genres: [biography | african american studiesDownloads: 285

Fredrika Runeberg

  [english | ]  

Aleksandra Gripenberg


Excerpts: [... ja sitten hn omin pin rupesi tavailemaan arkkipiispa Tengstrmin Lsefningar fr mina barn-nimist lastenkirjaa. Kun Fredrika oli oppinut puhtaasti lukemaan ...... ja viel monta vuotta koulusta lhdettynkin jatkoi kirjevaihtoa hnen kanssaan. Tsskin oppilaitoksessa luotiin phuomio vieraihin kieliin. Siit Fredrika ...... schawletiksi, jommoisen hn (Fredrika) nki erss klubissa talvella ja ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 262

French Life

  [english | 1864]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell. Excerpt Paris February 1862. We went to-day along the Boulevard S evastopol Rive Gauche to pay a call. I knew the district well about six years ago when it was a network of narrow tortuous streets the houses high irregular picturesque historical dirty and unhealthy. I used to have much difficulty in winding my way to certain points in the Quartier Latin from the ...]
Genres: [travel | biography | essaysDownloads: 100

From Canal Boy To President

  [english | 1881]  

Horatio Alger Jr


Summary: [From Canal Boy To President by Jr Horatio Alger. Horatio Alger wrote 135 dime novels in the latter part of the 19th century. His stories were rags to riches stories illustrating how down-and-out boys might be able to achieve the American Dream. Alger s stories empathize the need for hard work and honesty as a way to get ahead. Alger describes young men in the city trying to get a head as newsboys ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 302

From Lower Deck To Pulpit

  [english | 1902]  

Henry Cowling


Excerpts: [... would be converted into vehement crying. How little I dreamed then of my familiarity with them in after years. But I must not anticipate. After completing ...... memento of that Saturday afternoon. But I must pass on. I was now nine years of age and organist in the Wesleyan Sunday School, having for the past ...... played whilst encircled around it-. Goodnight, beloved, not ...]
Genres: [biography | nautical | religionDownloads: 422

From Slave To College President

  [english | 1902]  

Godfrey Holden Pike


Excerpts: [... Washington is not only the man of the hour to his own people in him the Man who has been wanted for forty years has been found. Being somewhat over forty ...... the younger, about sixteen years of age, had one child, and appeared to do nothing. The women, it seemed to me, worked harder than the men. I observed ...... did the work of a domestic servant, and during this time her son ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 404

From The Bottom Up

  [english | 1910]  

Alexander Irvine


Summary: [The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid is a book by C. K. Prahalad that discusses new business models targeted at providing goods and services to the poorest people in the world. It makes a case for the fastest growing new markets and entrepreneurial opportunities being found among the billions of poor people at the bottom of the financial financial pyramid. According to Bill Gates it offers an ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 159

From The Rapidan To Richmond And The Spottsylvania Campaign

  [english | 1920]  

William Meade Dame


Summary: [From The Rapidan To Richmond And The Spottsylvania Campaign by William Meade Dame. Formatted for Kindle. Linked Contents footnotes and Index. Illustrations. A Sketch in Personal Narrative of the Scenes a Soldier Saw By William Meade Dame Private First Company Richmond Howitzers CONTENTS Introduction I. Sketch of Camp Life the Winter Before the Spottsylvania Campaign II. Battle of the Wilderness ...]
Genres: [war | history | biographyDownloads: 106

Galba

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Excerpts: [... the Villa of the Hens [640]. The laurel groves flourished so much, that the Caesars procured thence the boughs and crowns they bore at their triumphs. ...... and Brutus in the conspiracy against him, for which he was condemned by the Pedian law. From him were descended the grandfather and father of the emperor ...... that when he came once, amongst other boys of his own age, to pay ...]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 285

Gaston De Latour

  [english | ]  

Walter Horatio Pater


Excerpts: [... more lightsome home it was visible they had cared for so much, even in some peculiarities of the very ground-plan of the house itself-everywhere was ...... being still at work over the immense harvest-field. Crazy bells startled them, striking out the hour from behind, over a deserted churchyard. Still ...... his life there had been little demand for sympathy on the part of those ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 437

George Borrow In East Anglia

  [english | 1896]  

William Dutt


Summary: [London and the home counties: William Blake. Charles Lamb. Keats. Meredith.--The Thames: Shelley. Matthew Arnold. William Morris.--The Downs and the South Coast: John Aubrey. Gilbert White. William Cobbet. William Hazlitt. Richard Jefferies. Thomas Hardy. Hilaire Belloc.--The West country: Herrick. Coleridge. W. H. Hudson.--The East Coast and midlands: Cowper. George Crabbe. Joh]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 283

George Cruikshank

  [english | 1840]  

William Makepeace Thackeray


Summary: [Podeschi J.B. Dickens]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 290

George Eliot Centenary November 1919

  [english | 1919]  

Coventry Libraries Committee


Summary: [George Eliot Centenary November 1919 by Coventry Libraries Committee. The Exhibition has special reference to George Eliot s residence in Coventry and to the Coventry circle of which she was the most distinguished member. ]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 320

George Sand

  [french | 1887]  

Elme Caro


Excerpts: [... enfin une ducation qui fut tour tour philosophique et religieuse, et tous les contrastes que sa propre vie lui a prsents ds l'ge le plus tendre. Elle ...... qui l'initiait la posie romantique plutt qu' une forme nouvelle de la vrit religieuse. Bientt elle passa la philosophie chaque livre nouveau marquait ...... dsignent sous le nom de Francueil seulement, et qui, l'ge de ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 365
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