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A Succinct Account Of The Plague At Marseilles

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Francois Chicoyneau


Excerpts: [... Rule. FIRST CLASS. The First Class, observed especially in the first Period, and in the greatest Fury of the Distemper, contains such as ...... sinking and Faintness Distraction of the Mind dosing, an Inclination to vomit, Vomiting, &c. The Persons thus seized, perished commonly ...... or jugular Glands as likewise Carbuncles, especially on the Arms, Legs or Thighs, small, white, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A Summary History Of The Palazzo Dandolo

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Anonymous


Excerpts: [... converted it into an hotel, giving it his own name-Hotel Danieli. Although the use to which this Palace, which once occupied so large ...... original positions. [Illustration: PANORAMAS FROM THE BALCONIES OF THE PALAZZO DANDOLO (NOW HOTEL ROYAL DANIELI)] [Illustration: PANORAMAS ...... Ambassadors, Alfred de Musset (then a fair and charming young man in delicate health) took up ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 56

A Summer Evening Dream

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Edward Bellamy


Summary: [Edward Bellamy (26 March 1850 - 22 May 1898) was an American author and socialist most famous for his utopian novel Looking Backward set in the year 2000.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 57

A Sunny Little Lass

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Evelyn Raymond


Summary: [Title within ornamental border.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 146

A Sweatshop Romance

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Abraham Cahan


Summary: [Abraham Abe Cahan (July 7 1860 - August 31 1951) was a Lithuanian-born American socialist newspaper editor novelist and politician.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 10

A Switch In Time

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C M Scanlon


Summary: [The Kite That Raised the Payoff on Tom Hansons Thousand Dollar Check Comes Back to Earth!]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 384

A System Of Instruction In The Practical Use Of The Blowpipe

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Anonymous


Excerpts: [... once what the substance may be. The reagents used for this purpose are borax (NaO, 2BrO^{3}) and the microcosmic salt (NaO, NH^{4}O, PO^{5}, HO). ...... the figure. The oil is poured into the orifice, A, which has a cap screwed over it. C' is a wickholder for a flat lamp-wick. a is a socket containing ...... will give distinct indications of sulphur. Preparation.-The nitroprussides ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 331

A Tale Of A Lonely Parish

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F Marion Crawford


Excerpts: [... unhesitatingly yielded the post of honour to the vicar, adding to enforce his opinion the very plausible argument that if he, the squire, took Mrs. ...... in his short holiday, had never so much as mentioned him. One afternoon in January the squire found himself alone with Mrs. Goddard. It was ...... to do it. Mrs. Ambrose had great faith in the sternness of her eye under certain ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 228

A Tale Of The Summer Holidays

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G Mockler


Excerpts: [... of paper and a pencil before her, and a glass of water at her elbow. Good-morning, she said, rising and shaking hands with them all round. ...... have you been up to? I know, he said, catching sight of the tumbler now really empty at last in Drusie's hand. A secret meeting. You might have ...... a very big party of rabbits that went with them. But as Jumbo followed a great deal ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 409

A Tame Surrender A Story Of The Chicago Strike

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Charles King


Excerpts: [... perhaps, which to a humble civilian like himself might call for explanation. He was merely stating a fact, one which he regretted, of course, as he ...... train in Southern Kansas. Allison invited them all into the private car and proposed making them his guests on the homeward run. The chief declined ...... point of view, yet who, while paying her lover-like devotions, dared to ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 136

A Terrible Temptation

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Charles Reade


Excerpts: [... invited to dine and sleep at Mr. Hardwicke's, distance fifteen miles they went, and found Richard Bassett dining there, by Mrs. Hardwicke's invitation, ...... risks of a public trial. Whatever the result, you have played the honorable and womanly part of peacemaker and it is unfortunate for your ...... stuff. You are a good, sensible girl and too beautiful to want a husband long. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 125

A Test Of The Truth

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Felicia Skene


Summary: [Felicia Mary Frances Skene (1821?1899) was a Scottish author philanthropist and prison reformer in the Victorian era. Skene used the pseudonym Erskine Moir and was a friend of Florence Nightingale (1820?1910). There is a blue plaque for Felicia Skene installed on 2 July 2002 by the Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board located at 34 St Michaels Street Oxford England.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 171

A Textbook Of Theosophy

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C Leadbeater


Summary: [Charles Leadbeater (formerly known as Charlie Leadbeater) is a British author and former advisor to Tony Blair. He first came to widespread notice in the 1980s as a regular contributor to the magazine Marxism Today. Later he was Industrial Editor and Tokyo Bureau Chief at the Financial Times. While working at The Independent in the 1990s he devised Bridget Joness Diary (originally a column) with ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 63

A Thane Of Wessex

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Charles Whistler


Excerpts: [... hill, thinking him slain. But men had seen him remount and ride on, And Osric bid me, and all of us who seek him, pray Heregar-if Heregar it be- ...... dawning I think, I awoke, shivering, and with a great untellable fear on me, and saw a tall, gray figure standing by my couch. And I looked, and ...... till we came to the great abbey. It was not so great then as now, nor is it now ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 37

A Theodicy Or Vindication Of The Divine Glory

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Albert Taylor Bledsoe


Excerpts: [... to do a thing against his will, this is not, properly speaking, his act at all nor is it an omission of his, if he wills to do a thing, and ...... the opposite motions imply no contradiction and we only have to vary the force in order to vary the motion. Hence, freedom in this sense of the ...... celebrated, but now obsolete fiction, of a preestablished harmony. Now, if the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 127

A Theologico Political Treatise Part I

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Baruch Spinoza


Excerpts: [... This element of inconsistency has been the cause of many terrible wars and revolutions for, as Curtius well says (lib. iv. chap. 10): The mob ...... would no longer fiercely persecute, but rather be filled with pity and compassion. (31) Furthermore, if any Divine light were in them, it ...... the mind, as all who have enjoyed intellectual certainty will doubtless attest. (11) Here, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 35

A Theologico Political Treatise Part Ii

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Baruch Spinoza


Excerpts: [... that men go on to this day imagining miracles, so that they may believe themselves God's favourites, and the final cause for which God created ...... them from the fixed and immutable order of nature. (41) By miracle, I here mean an event which surpasses, or is thought to surpass, human comprehension: ...... (72) In Psalm civ:4, wind and fire are called the angels and ministers of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 147

A Theologico Political Treatise Part Iii

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Baruch Spinoza


Excerpts: [... of Elijah to Jehoram, 2 Chron. xxi:12, which begins, Thus saith the Lord. (4) In the Apostolic Epistles we find nothing of the sort. ...... for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. (34) We therefore conclude that the Apostles were only indebted to special revelation ...... the Apostolic imprimatur, possibly with a view to the attention of the reader by ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 469

A Theologico Political Treatise Part Iv

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Baruch Spinoza


Excerpts: [... OF THE NATURAL AND CIVIL RIGHTS OF INDIVIDUALS AND OF THE RIGHTS OF THE SOVEREIGN POWER. (1) Hitherto our care has been to separate ...... it sanctions. [16:4] (55) It will, perhaps, be thought that we are turning subjects into slaves: for slaves obey commands and free men ...... may be thus defined. (61) A slave is one who is bound to obey his master's orders, though they are ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 362

A Thorny Path

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Georg Ebers


Summary: [Georg Moritz Ebers German Egyptologist and novelist discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus of ca 1550 BCE named for him at Luxor in the winter of 1873-74. Now in the library of the University of Leipzig the Ebers papyrus is among the most important ancient Egyptian medical papyri. It is one of two of the oldest preserved medical documents anywhere the other main source being the Edwin Smith ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 398
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