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An Interpretation Of Slavophilism

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Arthur Rees

Excerpts: [... Spain, France or Great Britain-Russia remains to-day, for the most part, humble, and, in reality, a conquered people, living, dreaming and preaching ...... the other idols, and a little later, the picturesque investigation of his peripatetic commissioners having been completed, he became a Christian ...... around about the low hills of the southern Dnieper River, probably on the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

An Intimate Study Of Sherlock Holmes

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... editor, I have spent some days in looking over an old letter box in which, from time to time, I have placed letters referring directly or indirectly ...... So touched was I by this flattering statement that I at once prepared an autographed parcel of them to complete the fair invalid's collection. By good ...... as heartily as his pals were probably doing round the corner. There ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 111

An Introduction To The Industrial And Social History Of England

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Edward Potts Cheyney

Summary: [Edward Potts Cheyney A.M. LL.D. (1861-1947) was an American historical and economic writer born at Wallingford Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1883. He visited German universities and studied at the British Museum. The University of Pennsylvania conferred the degree of LL.D.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 332

An Introduction To The Mortuary Customs Of The North American Indians

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C Yarrow

Summary: [An Introduction To The Mortuary Customs Of The North American Indians by C H Yarrow. Two such mounds have been described already in the county of Perry. Others have been found in various parts of the country. There is one at least in the vicinity of Licking River not many miles from Newark. There is another on a branch of Hargus s Creek a few miles to the northeast of Circleville. There were ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 157

An Italian Institution

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Elizabeth Gaskell

Excerpts: [... figures. Even down to the itinerant orange-vendor, or the fabricator of cooling drinks on the Chiaja, all were visited, all were alike ...... he moves in his weary labour-all pay their quota in this iniquitous exaction, and all recognise in its infliction the existence of a system which no ...... else than an organised intimidation. Every one was under the influence of terror, and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 367

An Obscure Apostle

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Eliza Orzeszko

Summary: [An Obscure Apostle by Eliza Orzeszko. A Dramatic Story by the celebrated Polish novelist translated by C S De Soissons.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 228

An Old Man Sees Himself

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Conrad Aiken

Excerpts: []
Genres: [classicDownloads: 187

An Online Book Of English Verse

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Excerpts: [... joys here to no man befall: Who least, hath some who most, hath never all. unmeddled] unmixed.An Online Book of English Verse 109. The Burning ...... have yet been thine. But thou thy freedom didst recall That it thou might elsewhere enthral: And then how could I but disdain A ...... Wilt Thou forgive that sin which I have won Others to sin, and made my sins their door? Wilt Thou ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 474

An Open Letter On Translating

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Dr Martin Luther

Excerpts: [... Wenceslas Link to all believers in Christ: The wise Solomon says in Proverbs 11: The people who withhold grain curse him. ...... (alone), and that my changing of the words of God is not to be tolerated. Secondly, you ask if the departed saints intercede for us. Regarding ...... who were not good enough to clean his boots, judged his works. This is why it takes a great deal of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 169

An Original Belle

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E Roe

Summary: [An Original Belle by Edward Payson Roe. MARIAN VOSBURGH had been content with her recognized position as a leading belle. An evening spent in her drawing-room revealed that but at the close of the particular evening which it was our privilege to select there occurred a trivial incident.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 96

An Outcast

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F Colburn Adams

Summary: [Vieytes el Desterrado (in Spanish Vieytes the Vanished) is an Argentine historical novel written by Francisco N. Juarez in 2001 narrating the life of Hipolito Vieytes. The book is written from a first-person narrative in the manner of an autobiography but it is the work of Juarez not Vieytes himself.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 451

An Unexpected Result

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E Roe

Excerpts: [... I'm not so tempered. I am subject to the general law of nature, and a woman's love and sympathy are essential to success in my life and work. ...... as a cast-off glove. Tell me how it came about. How can I tell you? How can I in cold blood recall glances, words, intonations, ...... one who may be dead before you can fulfil it. Ackland said farewell to his friend with the fear that ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 118

Anabasis Alexandri Book Viii indica

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Summary: [When Cyrus and the Greek military leaders are killed in an attempt to seize the throne of Persia Xenophon a young Greek soldier is chosen to lead the troops out of the hostile country.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 177


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Edward Burnett Tylor

Excerpts: [... slope brought us into the first great vaulted chamber, perhaps a quarter of a mile long and eighty feet high then a long scramble through a narrow ...... of conveying grain to any distance, except by doubling and trebling its price. The disastrous effects of a failure of the crop in one district ...... is wretchedly paid, so that a small sum is acceptable to him and, moreover, the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 227

Analyzing Character

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Arthur Newcomb

Summary: [Crackpots abound! This is an interesting example of the sort of spurious scientific methods applied to business management in by-gone days.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 35

Ananias Green

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B Bower

Summary: [Hamilton Bower (1858-1940) was a British military officer who traveled through Chinese Turkestan and Tibet.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 63


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E Zenker

Summary: [Anarchism and Other Essays is a book by the feminist anarchist Emma Goldman]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 418

Anarchism What It Really Stands For

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Emma Goldman

Summary: [Anarchism A Criticism And History Of The Anarchist Theory With Linked Toc by E V Zenker. This ebook is complete with linked Table of Content making navigation quicker and easier. On the day of the bomb outrage in the French Parliament I gave an impromptu discourse upon Anarchism to an intelligent audience anxious to know more about it touching upon its intellectual ancestry its doctrines ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 64

Ancient And Modern Celebrated Freethinkers

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Charles Bradlaugh

Summary: [Ancient And Modern Celebrated Freethinkers by Charles Bradlaugh. From the preface In these pages appearing under the title of Half-Hours with the Freethinkers are collected in a readable form an abstract of the lives and doctrines of some of those who have stood foremost in the ranks of Free-thought in all countries and in all ages and we trust that our efforts to place in the hands of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 379

Ancient China Simplified

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Edward Harper Parker

Summary: [Microfilm.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 7
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