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George Sand Et Ses Amis

  [french | 1903]  

Abert Le Roy


Excerpts: [... des lgumes et des fruits qui produisait au march de 12 15 francs par semaine. Puis l'horizon s'claircit, sans que jamais la fortune patrimoniale, aprs ...... Aussi Aurore regrettait-elle l'humeur mobile, parfois brutale, mais affectueuse de sa mre, et souffrait-elle de l'excs de tenue qu'on lui imposait. ...... de Brienne, qui tait pour la malade une manire de beau-fils, car il ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 160

George Washington

  [english | 1922]  

William Roscoe Thayer


Excerpts: [... Barnwell acted: the character of Barnwell and several others was said to be well perform'd there was Musick a Dapted and regularly conducted by ...... party sufficiently strong to be able to capture Fort Duquesne, and to confirm the British control of the Ohio. The Burgesses, however, pleaded economy, ...... Washington and she seemed to be mutually attracted. He lingered throughout ...]
Genres: [biography | history | audiobookDownloads: 112

Georges Guynemer

  [english | 1918]  

Henry Bordeaux


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 492-493.]
Genres: [biography | warDownloads: 402

Geraldine Farrar The Story Of An American Singer

  [english | 1916]  

Geraldine Farrar


Excerpts: [... has not been my intention to weary the indulgent reader with a lengthy dissertation of literary pretension, or tiresome data resulting from the obvious ...... and expectations. But I looked upon them as a trying period which had to be endured before I could devote myself entirely to my ambition. I was ...... I could impersonate Massachusetts better than any other girl in the class. ...]
Genres: [biography | musicDownloads: 416

Geronimo Story Of His Life

  [english | 1905]  

Geronimo


Summary: [Originally published: Geronimos story of his life. New York : Duffield 1906.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 216

Giordano Bruno

  [english | 1889]  

Walter Horatio Pater


Summary: [Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition is a 1964 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book delves into the history of Hermeticism and its influence upon Renaissance philosophy and Giordano Bruno. With the publication of Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition Yates transformed Renaissance historiography. In it she revealed the hermeticism with which the Renaissance was ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 196

Giorgione

  [english | 1904]  

Herbert Cook


Excerpts: [... note here two outside events which were not without importance in the young artist's career. The one was the visit paid by Leonardo to Venice in ...... is equally conspicuous in the other two works universally ascribed to Giorgione. These are the Adrastus and Hypsipyle, in the collection of Prince ...... in the Castelfranco altar-piece. The main difference is that in the latter the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 25

Goldsmith

  [english | 1878]  

William Black


Summary: [List of the works of Oliver Goldsmith : p. 88.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 168

Grace Darling

  [english | 1875]  

Eva Hope


Summary: [Akua Lezli Hope is an African American woman artist poet and writer. Akua is a third generation New Yorker. She was born in Manhattan and grew up in the South Bronx and Queens. Akua has degrees from Williams College and Columbia University in psychology journalism and business. Akua is a talented woman with diverse interests including music. She also sings and plays the saxophone.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | biography | women studiesDownloads: 84

Great Britain And Her Queen

  [english | 1897]  

Annie Keeling


Excerpts: [... miserable marriage, but of a fitting union her parents had been sundered only by death, not by wretched domestic dissensions. People heard that ...... on the most numerous class-that of the humble and the poor. [Illustration: Rowland Hill]. How would the Englishman of to-day endure the former ...... to himself. Whether any salvation for the unhappy land did lie in such a ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 37

Great German Composers

  [english | 1891]  

George Ferris


Summary: [Great German Composers by George T Ferris. BACH. HANDEL. GLUCK HAYDN. MOZART. BEETHOVEN. SCHUBERT SCHUMANN FRANZ. CHOPIN. WEBER. MENDELSSOHN. RICHARD WAGNER. ]
Genres: [music | biographyDownloads: 205

Great Indian Chief Of The West

  [english | 1854]  

Benjamin Drake


Excerpts: [... these two tribes, which then took place, and continues to this day, was as much a matter of necessity as of feeling. The period of their migration ...... who were the Eagle and the Tortoise. These four last named were not chiefs but braves of distinction, who held honorable places in the council, and ...... Sacs and Foxes, fought under the British standard as a matter of choice: ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 455

Greyfriars Bobby

  [english | ]  

Eleanor Atkinson


Summary: [Greyfriars Bobby by Eleanor Atkinson. The story of a Skye terrier in Edinburgh]
Genres: [biography | young readersDownloads: 214

H G Wells

  [english | 1915]  

J Beresford


Excerpts: [... in my reading of Mr Wells, I have seen him as regarding all life from a reasonable distance. By good fortune he avoided the influences of his early training, ...... of Comte. Mr Wells' experiments with the relatively improbable have become increasingly involved with the social problem, and it would be possible ...... I inferred, and maintained them in their habitual needs perhaps ...]
Genres: [biography | criticismDownloads: 65

Handel

  [english | ]  

Edward Dent


Summary: [The Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and Industry 1775-1920 by Edward H. Milligan includes entries for some 2800 people arranged alphabetically. The last page is numbered 606.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 422

Haydn

  [english | ]  

J Cuthbert Hadden


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 193-194.]
Genres: [biography | non fictionDownloads: 484

Hendrik Conscience

  [dutch | ]  

Eugeen De Bock


Excerpts: [... van stormen en tempeesten, van Napoleon, van den oorlog en van de pontons te Norman Cross, waar hij drie keer had krijgsgevangen gezeten. Dit ...... ne tarda pas avoir sous la main, dans ses ruches-pot-fleurs, une vingtaine de sous-genres. Faut-il ajouter qu'il s'empressa d'en faire trs scientifiquement ...... althans in het leger, dien strijd niet aangaan. Andermaal zou zijn ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 61

Henri Poincar

  [french | 1912]  

Ernest Lebon


Excerpts: [... vtre aucune juridiction mais par une tradition plus que trois fois sculaire, chaque fois que, dans l'Acadmie des Sciences sa soeur cadette et son ...... lgendaire. Rarement historien aura trouv une aussi propice occasion d'en noter sur le vif les caractres externes, et, dfaut de rendre compte de vos oeuvres, ...... en cinq actes et vous ne seriez point Lorrain, si l'hrone n'en et t ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 13

Henrik Ibsen

  [english | 1908]  

Edmund Gosse


Excerpts: [... in Norway have indeed, by this time, been so burned down. We may speculate on what the effect of this genial open-handedness might have been, had it ...... The opening words of Sallust, which every schoolboy has to read-we can imagine with what an extraordinary force they would strike upon the resounding ...... without an overcoat yet without being troubled by colds or other bodily ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 10

Henry James Jr

  [english | ]  

William Dean Howells


Excerpts: [... Dean Howells. ********The Etext of Henry James, Jr.********. #2 in our series by William Dean Howells. Henry James, Jr. by William Dean Howells. November, ...... to record in his case: the cabin hearth-fire did not light him to the youthful pursuit of literature he had from the start all those advantages which, ...... is much securer of one's judgment at twenty-nine than, say, at ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 44
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