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A Bubble Burst How A Stock Exchange Scare Dislocated The Life Of The Empire For Two Days

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Fred White


Excerpts: [... in the history of commerce. It was the golden hour of the promoter. Yet, for the most part, the schemes promised well. There was, however, an enormous ...... Ericsson yesterday had been waiter in an unimportant restaurant. Today he had a fine set of offices and a small mansion at Hampstead. He had arrived ...... that Bertha has lost her aunt, and the water has been packed in the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 328

A Budget Of Christmas Tales By Charles Dickens And Others

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Charles Dickens


Summary: [A Budget Of Christmas Tales By Charles Dickens And Others by Charles Dickens. This is the classic book presented by Optiqal. The book is formatted with text links for the Kindle and other e-readers. See our other books by searching the Kindle store for optiqal . Includes the following works A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The Christmas Babe by Margaret E. Sangster. A Western Christmas by ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 486

A Budget Of Paradoxes Volume I

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Augustus De Morgan


Excerpts: [... false. What a moral lesson this for the students of the University of London from its head! Man! demonstrate corollary 3, in this note, by ...... its diameter. In 1855 Mr. Ambrose Smith, of Aberdeen, made 3,204 trials with a rod three-fifths of the distance between the planks: there were 1,213 ...... points-I wrote Earl Grey[686] upon the 13th of July, 1831, informing him that his ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 255

A Bushranger At Bay

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E Hornung


Excerpts: [... of sticking up without a word. had reluctantly accepted an officious introduction. He wished himself out of the absurd little two-horse coach, ...... led a pack-horse, to which the driver and the inside passenger were compelled to strap the long canvas bags, under his eye-glass and his long revolver. ...... an insensitive smile, and, after a moment's deliberation, handed it for the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

A Busy Year At The Old Squire

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Charles Asbury Stephens


Excerpts: [... to find them. They were a yoke of sparked oxen-red and white in contrasting patches. Each had wide-spread horns and a star in his face. Bright ...... the smoke of the fire under the kettle in which he heated water for scalding out the casks. The first hint we had that things were going ...... tallow, he put them in what he called a fox bed, of oat chaff, behind that old barn. The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 37

A Canticle Of Mar Jacob The Teacher On Edessa

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A Canticle Of Mar Jacob The Teacher On Edessa


Excerpts: []
Genres: [classicDownloads: 250

A Canyon Voyage

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Frederick Dellenbaugh


Summary: [Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an American explorer.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 160

A Case For Lombroso

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Frank Norris


Excerpts: [... that so long as they kept apart they were safe-the moment they should come together they would break and fill and sink. Haec fabula docet and ...... his genuineness and his fine male strength and honesty and courage. Furthermore, he was well-looking, but that's a detail. Cresencia Hromada (as ...... of her family, proud of her beauty (which was a marvel), proud of her exclusiveness,...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

A Case Of Conscience

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Ernest Dowson


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-162).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 441

A Catechism Of Familiar Things Their History And The Events Which Led To Their Discovery

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Benziger Brothers


Summary: [A Catechism Of Familiar Things by Anonymous. This book a reprint of a successful English publication has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been carefully revised by a Reverend gentleman who for some time filled the chair of Physics and Chemistry in one of our colleges. ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 376

A Celtic Psaltery

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Alfred Perceval Graves


Summary: [I. Irish poems. Lays of the Irish saints. Lays of monk and hermit. Invocations and reflections. Lamentations. Songs to music.--II. Welsh poems.--III. Old and New Testament studies.--IV. Church festivals.--V. Good and faithful servants.--VI. Personal and various.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 63

A Certain Lady

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Dorothy Parker


Summary: [Lady Lazarus is the first novel by O. Henry Award-winning writer Andrew Foster Altschul published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath Lady Lazarus also deals with themes similar to the poem namely issues of exhibitionism and the publics hunger for tragedy and spectacle. Described by Publishers Weekly as a gleeful difficult debut with razor-sharp ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 23

A Chapter In The Philosophy Of Value

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Georg Simmel


Excerpts: [... The practically effective value is conferred upon the object, not merely by its own desirability, but by the desirability of another object. Not ...... unity of all the determinations and relationships out of which the interested parties select each a certain group, and make it into a picture ...... into which, for the purposes of our interests, we subdivide the totality of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 83

A Chave Do Enigma

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Antonio Feliciano De Castilho


Excerpts: [... longinqua, hospedeira minha ha muitos dias folha que uma virao despegou, volveu nos ares, me atirou fronte, e me lanou aos ps, para ahi fenecer ...... adoraram, e nos ensinaram a adorar, sem nome, todos os grandes poetas, desde Orpheu at o Thomaz dos passarinhos. o que a virgem mais ingenua ...... o mais que posso dizer que a primeira impresso photographica da bella Natureza, toda ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 322

A Child History Of England

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Charles Dickens


Summary: [I. England from the ancient times to the death of King John.--II. England from the reign of Henry the Third to the reign of Richard the Third.--III. England from the reign of Henry the Seventh to the revolution of 1688.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A Child Of The Covenant

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Eva Wilder Mcglasson


Excerpts: [... The other boarders were, for the most part, young men who went to work in the morning just as he was getting well to sleep, and who came back at ...... presence, with a Quakerish part in her black hair and a flutter of little curls at the brow. She was from Kansas, the landlady said, and was spending ...... a journalist, that he seemed to work only at night. God knows, said the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 450

A Child Story Garden

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Elizabeth Heber


Excerpts: [... of wind came, and the leaf let go, without thinking of it, and the wind took it up and turned it over and over, and whirled it like a spark of fire ...... Baby's eyes are opening, and we must hide, and each dimple nestled away in baby's cheeks. Then her big, blue eyes opened wide, to see the sunbeams ...... to himself: Before I go on my way I will once more look at my old home. And ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 153

A Chilhowee Lily

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Charles Egbert Craddock


Summary: [The raid of the guerilla.--Who crosses Storm Mountain?--The crucial moment.--Una of the hill country.--The lost guidon.--Wolfs head.--His unquiet ghost.--A Chilhowee lily.--The phantom of Bogue Holauba.--The Christmas miracle.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 105

A Christmas Carol The Original Manuscript

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Charles Dickens


Summary: [Dickens C. A Christmas carol.--Sangster M. E. The Christmas babe.--Corning Mrs. W. H. A western Christmas.--Bacheller I. Joes search for Santa Claus.--Schayer J. Angelas Christmas.--The first Puritan Christmas tree.--Butterworth H. First New England Christmas.--Dickens C. The chimes.--Redmond C. Billys Santa Claus experience.--Stowe Mrs. H. B. Christmas in Poganuc.--Molesworth Mrs. Th]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 248

A Christmas Eve Suit

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E Roe


Excerpts: [... to make as good a wife as he would try to be a husband, and with a fair amount of self-esteem, he was conscious of imperfections. Therefore, ...... had in a measure decided that when he married it should be to a girl whom he had played with in childhood and whom he knew a good deal about, and ...... proceeding, or his best efforts afterward, could settle the question as it related ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 2
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