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American Spirit In Literature

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Bliss Perry


Excerpts: [... one has a pleasant picture of a booklover, traveler, and friend. But in his public speech he was arrogant, unsympathetic, domineering. Sumner is ...... and severe logician, on his emotional side he was a lover of the concrete and human. He was always, like John Bunyan, dreaming and seeing a ...... all these things seemed to go with the part of professional humorist, to be like the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 138

Americans All

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Benjamin Heydrick


Summary: [America and Americans is a 1966 collection of John Steinbecks journalism.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 483

Amis And Amile

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Eugene Mason


Summary: [Amis And Amile by Eugene Mason. Then forthwith they lighted from their steeds and clasped and kissed each the other giving grace to God Who granteth the treasure to the seeker. Moreover upon the guard of Amile s sword wherein was set a holy relic they swore faith and friendship and fellowship to death the one with the other. So set they forth from that place riding together to the Court of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 478

Amis And Amiloun

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Edith Rickert


Summary: [Amis And Amiloun by Edith Rickert. Thou art a gentle knight and I am a gay bride in bower of high lineage and so do I love thee all the while that my joy is forlorn Plight me thy troth to be true and to change me for no other that is born in this world and I will plight thee mine never to be forsworn till God and death do part us ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 79

Amor De Perdio

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Camillo Castello Branco


Summary: [Um dos melhores livros portugueses que j]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 409

Amor De Salvacao

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Camilo Castelo Branco


Summary: [Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo-Branco1st Viscount de Correia Botelho (March 16 1825 - June 1 1890) was a prolific Portuguese writer of the 19th century having authored over 260 books. His writing is overall considered original in that it combines the dramatic and sentimental spirit of Romanticism with a highly personal combination of sarcasm bitterness and dark humour. He is also celebrated for ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 221

Amores

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D Lawrence


Summary: [The Four Loves is a book by C. S. Lewis which explores the nature of love from a Christian perspective through thought-experiments and examples from literature. The content of the examination is prefaced by Lewis admission that he initially mistook St. Johns words God is Love for a simple inroad to his topic. By distinguishing need-love (such as the love of a child for its mother) from gift-love ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 301

Amoretti And Epithalamion

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Edmund Spenser


Summary: [Daphnaida.--Colin Clovts come home againe.--Astrophel.--Amoretti.--Epithalamion.--Fovre hymnes.--Prothalamion.--Dispersed sonnets.--Commentary.--Bibliographical and textual notes.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 177

Amos Kilbright His Adscititious Experiences

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Frank Stockton


Summary: [Frank Richard Stockton (April 5 1834 ? April 20 1902) was an American writer and humorist best known today for a series of innovative childrens fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to childrens stories of the time instead using clever humor to poke at greed violence abuse of power and other human foibles ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 201

Amusing Trial In Which A Yankee Lawyer Renders A Just Verdict

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Anonymous


Excerpts: [... [Transcribers note: This book included many illustrations. These illustrations are included in the HTML edition.] ...... NEW YORK. 1841. [Illustration: A Slave sold at Auction.] A time there was, when no one thought It sin, to hold ...... Lawyer long had kept A negro-man with whom he slept. [Illustration] And ate, and Sabbath day, He half the time from church ...... art a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 395

An Account Of Egypt

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Herodotus


Summary: [Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the 5th century BC (c. 484 BC ? c. 425 BC). He was born in Caria Halicarnassus. He is regarded as the Father of History in Western culture. He was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. He is exclusively known for ...]
Genres: [classic | travelDownloads: 8

An Account Of The Customs And Manners Of The Micmakis And Maricheets Savage Nations Now Dependent O

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Antoine Simon Maillard


Excerpts: [... the cruellest outrages of war, and the blackest acts of treachery. Poor Captain How! is well known to have paid with his life, infamously taken ...... about him, when he assisted at the beating of the woods for elks, or other beasts of the fur. His dexterity at catching this game was not superior ...... there was no room to think could ever be made and I have been so fortunate, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 81

An Account Of The English Colony In New South Wales Vol 1

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David Collins


Summary: [An Account Of The English Colony In New South Wales Volume 2 by David Collins. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 40

An Account Of The English Colony In New South Wales Vol 2

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David Collins


Summary: [An Account Of The English Colony In New South Wales Volume 2 by David Collins. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 162

An Account Of The Proceedings On The Trial Of Susan B Anthony

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Anonymous


Excerpts: [... in her right to vote as a citizen? A. She was not a male citizen. Q. That she was a woman? A. Yes, sir. Q. Did the Board consider ...... under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, she had a right to vote. I had not examined the question. I told her I would examine ...... and give it to whom he pleased-and he could in like manner dispose of the control of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 261

An Account Of The Province Of Vilcapampa And A Narrative Of The Execution Of The Inca Tupac Amaru

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Baltasar De Ocampo


Excerpts: [... person my memorials and proofs. Finding myself broken and altogether ruined, without any hope or remedy whatever, I ventured to kiss your Excellencyes ...... Canchis, and Collas were also invited, and men of all other nations that could be got together. Among the rest there came to the christening Titu ...... that he was very desirous of becoming a Christian, owing to having seen ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 97

An Account Of Timbuctoo And Housa Territories In The Interior Of Africa

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Abd Salam Shabeeny


Summary: [An Account Of Timbuctoo And Housa Territories In The Interior Of Africa by Abd Salam Shabeeny. An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Abd Salam Shabeeny is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Abd Salam ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 52

An Affair Of Honor

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F Britten Austin


Excerpts: [... Far Eastern base of Menangpore, was suddenly jerked out of the blissful Nirvana of his afternoon siesta to resumption of his temporarily forgotten identity. ...... would be sent to this station. He expected India. It's not your fault, he said, through his teeth. It's just one of those little tricks ...... back in the dusk of an English summer evening, he and she together within the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 135

An Alabaster Box

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Florence Morse Kingsley


Excerpts: [... Just out in the country a piece, Lois, replied Mrs. Daggett evasively. Well, I guess I'll git in and ride a ways with you, said Lois Daggett. ...... our yard, and she gave me a new kind of lilac bush-pink, it is, and sweet! My! you can smell it a mile off when it's in blow. Then you knew-the ...... little stick-tights that get all over your clo'es.... This room right next belonged ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 446

An Anthology Of German Literature

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Calvin Thomas


Excerpts: [... Aber mit massiger Kraft die eschene Lanze der stolze 1295 Gunter. Sie flog und sass in dem untersten Teile von Walters Schilde, und wie er ...... schworen, 2090 Als wir fortkamen? Die Fursten sprangen auf, Sie drangen dazwischen, Sie verwiesen es dem Konig. Sie sagten: Herr, ...... point of view not quite satisfactory but practical considerations decided in favor of it. To have ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 425
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