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A Thousand And One Afternoons In Chicago

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Ben Hecht


Summary: [A Thousand And One Afternoons In Chicago Webster S Spanish Thesaurus Edition by Ben Hecht. Webster s edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of synonyms and antonyms for difficult and often ambiguous English words that are encountered in other works of literature conversation or academic examinations. Extremely rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 148

A Tour In Ireland

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Arthur Young


Excerpts: [... ones are good and convenient. Mr. Latouche's, in Stephen's Green, I was shown as a model of this sort, and I found it well contrived, and finished ...... that and window too. If their eyes are not affected with the smoke, it may be an advantage in warmth. Every cottage swarms with poultry, and most of ...... the country. July 5. Left Mullingar, which is a dirty ugly town, and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 473

A Tour Of The Missions

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Augustus Hopkins Strong


Excerpts: [... its public buildings are fashioned after European models its streets are broad and finely paved there is every evidence of wealth and cultivation. ...... peppery sauce which the natives mix with other spices to form curry). We have learned to like curry. I cannot understand it but if seems as if the ...... With all their grossness and crudity, these shrines reveal a wealth of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 143

A Tragedian In Spite Of Himself

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Anton Chekov


Summary: [Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 ? 15 July 1904) was a Russian short-story writer playwright and physician considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practised as a doctor throughout most of his literary ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 414

A Traveler Narrative

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Abdu Baha


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references and index.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 354

A Travers Lhemisphere Sud Ou Mon Second Voyage Autour Du Monde

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Ernest Michel


Excerpts: [... `a Vera-Cruz 18 autres, venus de Mexico, prennent leur place: c'est l'escorte journali`ere. Les trains portent souvent de l'argent, soit qu'il ...... ici aux travaux publics. Le ministre n'est pas `a son bureau mais son secr'etaire me fournit plusieurs renseignements, et m'envoie `a l'h^otel six ...... Je vois alors que j'ai affaire `a des 'etudiants en m'edecine je n'ose reculer, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 120

A Treasury Of Eskimo Tales

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Clara Kern Bayliss


Excerpts: [... immediately said: My wife, Ulul, will soon be here and we will have a dance. Mind you don't laugh, or she will slice you in two with her knife ...... was a poor little orphan boy who had no home and no one to protect him. All the inhabitants of the village neglected and abused him. He was not allowed ...... and the mother and sister went out and skinned it and buried the meat in ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 156

A Treasury Of Heroes And Heroines

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Clayton Edwards


Excerpts: [... that even her bath was of silver and so heavy that it was all that her handmaidens could do to carry it, and a large sum of money was allotted as ...... was her rightful ruler. But the great king was not to enjoy for long the fruits of his victory. His hardships in the wilderness when flying from ...... were surrounded by the enemy. The Maid was dressed in a scarlet and gold cloak ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 432

A Treatise Of Daunses

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Anonymous


Excerpts: [... poyntes haue verye much nede to be opened and made plaine, rather then to trouble a mans selfe to write agaynst playes and daunses. Furthermore men ...... men, and of excellent learning and knowledge, haue so blessedly and diligently imployed them= selues to teach us the order and maner to liue well, ...... then that many be foulie &grosely deceaued in this behalfe, and that ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 313

A Treatise Of Human Nature

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David Hume


Summary: [An Abstract of a Book lately Published full title An Abstract of a Book lately Published Entitled A Treatise of Human Nature c. Wherein the Chief Argument of that Book is farther Illustrated and Explained is a summary of the main doctrines of David Humes work A Treatise of Human Nature published anonymously in 1740. There has been speculation about the authorship of the work. Some scholars ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 415

A Treatise Of Human Nature V1

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David Hume


Summary: [An Abstract of a Book lately Published full title An Abstract of a Book lately Published Entitled A Treatise of Human Nature c. Wherein the Chief Argument of that Book is farther Illustrated and Explained is a summary of the main doctrines of David Humes work A Treatise of Human Nature published anonymously in 1740. There has been speculation about the authorship of the work. Some scholars ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 62

A Treatise Of Witchcraft

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Alexander Roberts


Excerpts: [... face of the tyrant, that though she would, yet could not now disclose them. In remembrance whereof the Athenians caused a Lyon of Brasse to bee erected, ...... by this witch, was Elizabeth Hancocke, then widdow, now wife of Iames Scot: the maner, occasion, and proceeding of whose dealing against her was thus. ...... but grow from euill to worse. Thus euery light trifle (for what ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 19

A Treatise On Adulterations Of Food And Culinary Poisons

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Fredrick Accum


Excerpts: [... of the Excise, is technically called proof or proof spirit. This liquor (not being spirit sweetened, or having any ingredient dissolved in it, ...... cause the cheese to assume a brown or black colour, if the minutest portion of lead be present. FOOTNOTES: [103] Repository of Arts, ...... two of chlorate of potash) into a red-hot crucible, in small quantities at a time. The mass ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 303

A Treatise On Domestic Economy

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Catherine Esther Beecher


Excerpts: [... why it is recommended that persons should not sleep in the article they wear next the skin through the day. The alternate change and airing of the ...... the favorable influence on the nervous and muscular system, thus gained, it has been shown, that exercise imparts fresh strength and vitality to ...... then offered a reward for the future, if, in a given time, she succeeded in ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 14

A Treatise On Good Works

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Dr Martin Luther


Excerpts: [... again emphasizes the growth of the material on May 13. he speaks of its completion at an early date, and on June 8. he could send Melanchthon a ...... a pure heart and confidence toward God, he derives the good work of the Second Commandment, namely, to praise God, to acknowledge His grace, ...... he proved by his own example that to take s stand in the center of the Gospel does ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 426

A Treatise On Government

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Aristotle


Excerpts: [... of manners and this is evident, for different harmonies differ from each other so much by nature, that those who hear them are differently affected, ...... two, 15 Usury detested, 19 Venality to be guarded against, IDS Village, what, 3 Virtue of a citizen has reference to ...... limits to the art of medicine, with respect to the health which it attempts to procure the same also is ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 149

A Treatise On Staff Making And Pivoting

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Eugene Hall


Summary: [A Treatise On Staff Making And Pivoting Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by Eugene E Hall. Early twentieth century work on the staff making and pivoting aspects of watch making.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 89

A Treatise On The Tactical Use Of The Three Arms

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Francis Lippitt


Excerpts: [... skirmishers occupy every favorable point for holding the enemy in check. D. RULES FOR INDIVIDUAL SKIRMISHERS. 1. In advancing, in ...... a battery should avail itself of all inequalities of the ground, for the shelter of its pieces and gunners, or of its limbers and caissons, ...... section or battery should never consist of howitzers alone, for the proper fire of these pieces is ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 85

A Trip Abroad

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Don Carlos Janes


Excerpts: [... hostility, capturing the Ark of the Covenant in the days of Eli, and finally bringing Israel so completely under their power that they had to go ...... courage to kill a Jew who was about to sacrifice on a heathen altar. He escaped to the mountains, where he was joined by a number of others of the same ...... teach the truth of God. A book room is maintained in Birmingham, where ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 489

A True Friend

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Adeline Sergeant


Excerpts: [... liking for her. She was not experienced enough as yet to see that all this apparent friendliness did not mean anything but the world's way of making ...... true friend. I don't think my promises will be hard to keep! But even Janetta, in her wisdom, could not foresee what was yet to come. ...... rapidly recovered, but Mr. Colwyn's illness had a serious termination. Pleurisy came ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 34
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