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An Appeal To Congress For Impartial Suffrage

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Frederick Douglass


Excerpts: [... fundamental and unanswerable argument in favor of the enfranchisement of the negro is found in the undisputed fact of his manhood. He is a man, and ...... and put an end to that dreadful strife. Something then, not by way of argument, (for that has been done by Charles Sumner, Thaddeus Stevens, Wendell ...... of Ireland may with greater truth be said of the negro's. It may be ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 7

An Appeal To Honour And Justice Though It Be Of His Worst Enemies

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Daniel Defoe


Summary: [An Appeal To Honour And Justice Though It Be Of His Worst Enemies Being A True Account Of His Conduct In Public Affairs by Daniel Defoe. 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: 99

An Appeal To The Christian Women Of The South

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Angelina Emily Grimke


Excerpts: [... rights among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is even a greater absurdity to suppose a man can be legally born a slave ...... personal Man then, I assert never was put under the feet of man, by that first charter of human rights which was given by God, to the Fathers of ...... keep the way of the Lord to do justice and judgment. Now my dear friends many of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 229

An Australian In China

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G Morrison


Summary: [William Alexander (Alex) Morrison MSC CD (born 1941) is a former Lieutenant Colonel of the Canadian Forces. Born in Sydney Nova Scotia he is a graduate of Xavier Junior College. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 from Mount Allison University. He joined the Canadian Forces in 1959 and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1990. While in the CF he completed the year-long course at the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 116

An Authenticated Vampire Story

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Franz Hartmann


Excerpts: [... believed that this was due to the invasion of a vampire, supposed to be the last Count B-, who died and acquired that reputation. The castle was situated ...... ghosts, only a wing of it was used as a dwelling for the caretaker and his wife. Now it so happened that when I read the above notice, I was sitting ...... Hermannstadt, and being engaged in engineering a road through the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 427

An Authority On Causation Or Causality

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Charles Mercier


Excerpts: [... 'It is probable' means 'I incline to believe that the statement is true' and corresponds in some cases with 'I think' in others with 'I suspect ...... had been white. According to rule, therefore, it seems that they were justified in entertaining the certain conviction that all swans thereafter ...... in the heart. In many arguments, as for instance in the argument a fortiori, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 87

An Autobiography Of Buffalo Bill colonel W F Cody

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Buffalo Bill william Frederick Cody


Summary: [William Frederick Buffalo Bill Cody (February 26 1846 ? January 10 1917) was an American soldier bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory near LeClaire. He was one of the most colorful figures of the American Old West and mostly famous for the shows he organized with cowboy themes. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 192

An Eddy On The Floor

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Bernard Capes


Summary: [Reprint of the 1899 ed.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 323

An Egyptian Hornet

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Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [The tryst.--The touch of Pan.--The wings of Horus.--Initiation.--A desert episode.--The other wing.--The occupant of the room.--Cains atonement.--An Egyptian hornet.--By water.--H. S. H.--A bit of wood.--A victim of higher space.--Transition.--The tradition.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 48

An Egyptian Princess

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Georg Ebers


Excerpts: [... and had yet determined on my ruin, I was sentenced to two days' and nights' exposure on the pillory. My foot was chained to it during the night ...... apartments. Only when the most intimate friends and nearest relations are with her husband, does she venture to appear in their midst, and ...... as to the will of a god, this crime will be seen in all its heinousness. The punishment ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 55

An Engineer Story

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [An Engineer S Story by Amelia B Edwards. I noticed now that he looked pale and agitated and an uneasy sense of apprehension stole upon me. We decided on the Pescatore a little out-of-the-way trattoria down near the Molo Vecchio. There in a dingy salon frequented chiefly by seamen and redolent of tobacco we ordered our simple dinner. Mat scarcely swallowed a morsel but calling presently for a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 242

An Enquiry Concerning The Principles Of Taste And Of The Origin Of Our Ideas Of Beauty Etc

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Frances Reynolds Et Al


Excerpts: [... quoting from the final version which she wished the world to see. The story of Miss Reynolds' attempts to publish her essay can at last be pieced ...... printer. If you will come to tea this afternoon we will talk together about it.[3] On 30 April he commented further: Mr. Allen has ...... of Dr. Johnsons approbation, would be highly advantageous to me in the disposal of the copy ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 296

An Enquiry Into The Origin Of Honour And The Usefulness Of Christianity In War

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Bernard Mandeville


Summary: [An Enquiry Into An Origin Of Honour And The Usefulness Of Christianity In War by Bernard Mandeville. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Philosophy Ethics]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 118

An Essay On Man In Four Epistles

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Alexander Pope


Excerpts: [... is placed in, and what is the proper end and purpose of its being. The science of human nature is, like all other sciences, reduced to a few ...... worlds unnumber'd tho' the God be known, 'Tis ours to trace him only in our own. He, who thro' vast immensity can pierce, See worlds on worlds compose ...... is, but always to be blest: The soul, uneasy and confin'd from home, Rests and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 125

An Essay Towards Fixing The True Standards Of Wit Humour Railery Satire And Ridicule 1744

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Corbyn Morris


Summary: [An Essay Towards Fixing The True Standards Of Wit Humour Railery Satire And Ridicule 1744 by Corbyn Morris. An Essay towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit Humour Railery Satire and Ridicule 1744 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Corbyn Morris is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 396

An Essence Of The Dusk 5th Edition

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F Bain


Summary: [Donald Bain (born 1935) is a United States author and ghostwriter having written over 80 books in his 40-year career. A graduate of Purdue University he is the recipient of many writing awards. Bain is a professional jazz musician as well as a writer. He is married to Rene Paley-Bain who is also a writer.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 192

An Exhortation To Peace And Unity

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Attributed Incorrectly To John Bunyan


Excerpts: [... calls for, and requires Christians to endeavour after hence it is that we are exhorted, by one spirit, with one mind, to strive together for the ...... this I shall demonstrate in five particulars. 1. This unity and peace may consist with the ignorance of many truths, and in the ...... appears from Matt. xvi. 16-18. Peter having confessed that Christ was the Son of the living God, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 206

An Heiress From Redhorse

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Ambrose Bierce


Summary: [Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24 1842 - after 1913) was an American editorialist journalist short story writer fabulist and satirist. Today he is best known for his short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon The Devils Dictionary. The sardonic view of human nature that informed his work ? along with his vehemence as a critic with his motto nothing matters ? earned him ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 362

An Indian Boy Story

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Daniel La France


Excerpts: [... know anything about my father's medicines, and seemed to hate to touch them. When my father was out mother was frequently asked to sell the medicines, ...... the results of knowledge that had been handed down through many generations in our tribe. My brother and I also wore long hair, and ...... and roots, and they gathered there the materials for basket making. There were also as ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 146

An Interesting Journal Of Abner Stocking Of Chatham Connecticut

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Abner Stocking


Summary: [An Interesting Journal Of Abner Stocking Of Chatham Connecticut by Abner Stocking. Formatted for the Kindle. JOURNAL OF ABNER STOCKING AS KEPT BY HIMSELF DURING HIS LONG AND TEDIOUS MARCH THROUGH THE WILDERNESS TO QUEBEC UNTIL HIS RETURN TO HIS NATIVE PLACE. DETAILING THE DISTRESSING EVENTS OF THE EXPEDITION AGAINST QUEBEC UNDER THE COMMAND OF COL. ARNOLD IN THE YEAR 1775. INTRODUCTION The reader ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 236
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