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A Dome Of Many Coloured Glass

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Amy Lowell

Summary: [Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin 1921.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 413

A Duet

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A Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... live all our lives together. We must foresee and prepare for all the chances of life.' 'But that is absurd.' 'You can't live all your ...... retrospective smile upon her face. 'Well, if you would really like to hear, Frank, as a proof of my confidence and trust, I will tell you. ...... of an army, so it is with the mistress of a house. Her spirit will be seen through the whole ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 172

A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

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Edward Bok

Summary: [Alfred Edward Housman (26 March 1859 ? 30 April 1936) usually known as A. E. Housman was an English classical scholar and poet best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad. Lyrical and almost epigrammatic in form the poems were mostly written before 1900. Their wistful evocation of doomed youth in the English countryside in spare language and distinctive imagery ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 414

A Fascinating Traitor

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Col Richard Henry Savage

Summary: [A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo Indian Story by Col Richard Henry Savage. 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 Fiction General Fiction General Fiction Literary ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 121

A Few Figs From Thistles Poems And Sonnets

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Edna St Vincent Millay

Summary: [Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 445

A Few Short Sketches

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Douglass Sherley

Excerpts: [... oriental odor. It intoxicated me with its subtle perfume. I picked up After-Dinner Stories (Balzac), then a translation from Alfred de Musset, an ...... small bunch of Russian violets. Evidently they had been worn to the reception, and while I was wondering if she would wear them to the ball I heard ...... All the evening I found myself nervously looking about for Russian violets, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 198

A Flight Into Texas

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Arthur Train

Summary: [Arthur Cheney Train (6 September 1875 - 22 December 1945) was an American lawyer and legal thriller writer particularly known for his novels of courtroom intrigue and the creation of the fictional lawyer Mr Ephraim Tutt.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 324

A Florida Sketch Book

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Bradford Torrey

Summary: [In the flat-woods.--Beside the marsh.--On the beach at Daytona.--Along the Hillsborough.--A morning at the old sugar mill.--On the upper St. Johns.--On the St. Augustine road.--Ornithology on a cotton plantation.--A Florida shrine.--Walks about Tallahassee.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 417

A Fome De Cames

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Antonio Gomes Leal

Excerpts: [... comprido chro. Como arrancaste as ponteagudas settas. O que fizeste, mundo. do thesouro. que vs homens mortaes chamais poetas:. mas cujo nome ...... nuvens colossaes acastelladas. smente a meia lua silenciosa,. boiava em morto ceu ermo d'estrellas,. como um navio que perdeu as vellas. Quem ...... esquife d'uma virgem bella,. Tedio bocejando lauta meza, a Fome da mansarda na janella,...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 286

A Fome De Camoes

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Antonio Duarte Gomes Leal

Excerpts: [... poente, se o vento dobra o cannavial flexivel, ouve-a nos sonhos, ouve-a intimamente, n'uma continua musica inflexivel, ...... da Avareza junto ao esquife d'uma virgem bella, o Tedio bocejando 'a lauta meza, a Fome da mansarda na janella, a Inveja ...... como o comparsa. Por que ha bastantes corac~oes vencidos, altos desejos que n~ao mais voaram, sinistros ais e intimos gemidos .....]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 4

A Fool And His Money

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George Barr Mccutcheon

Excerpts: [... all kinds of a fool. It was necessary for me to bribe all of your servants, Mr. Smart, she said. You did not offer the rascals money, ...... Go right ahead, said he. She scrambled the whole alphabet across his neat sheet but he didn't seem to mind. Isn't it jolly, Mr. Smart? If ...... within the next few days will be satisfactory. Take your time, sir. I appreciate that it requires ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 169

A Foreign Office Romance

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [The green flag.--Captain Sharkey.--The crime of the brigadier.--The Croxley master.--The Slapping Sal.--The Lord of Cha?teau Noir.--The striped chest.--A shadow before.--The king of the foxes.--The three correspondents.--The new catacomb.--The de?but of Bimbashi Joyce.--A Foreign Office romance.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 115

A Forest Hearth A Romance Of Indiana In The Thirties

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Charles Major

Summary: [Cecil John Charles Street MC OBE (1884 - January 1965) known as CJC Street and John Street began his military career as an artillery officer in the British army. During the course of World War I he became a propagandist for MI7 in which role he held the rank of Major. After the armistice he alternated between Dublin and London during the Irish War of Independence as Information Officer for Dublin ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 176

A Fruitless Assignment

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Ambrose Bierce

Summary: [Bierce A. An imperfect conflagration.--Bierce A. The crimson candle.--Bierce A. A fruitless assignment.--Bierce A. The devoted widow.--Stockton F. R. The lady or the tiger?--Bierce A. John Mortensons funeral.--Bierce A. Lion and mouse.--Poe E. A. The black cat.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 351

A Gauntlet

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Bjornstjerne Bjornson

Summary: [Bjrnstjerne Martinius Bjrnson (8 December 1832 ? 26 April 1910) was a Norwegian writer and the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. Bjrnson is considered as one of The Four Greats (De Fire Store) Norwegian writers the others being Henrik Ibsen Jonas Lie and Alexander Kielland. Bjrnson is celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem Ja vi elsker dette landet.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 192

A Gentle Spirit A Fantastic Story

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Summary: [Gentle Spirit by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky 1821-1881 was a Russian novelist and writer of fiction whose works including Crime and Punishment 1866 and The Brothers Karamazov 1880 have had a profound and lasting effect on intellectual thought and world literature. His literary output explores human psychology in the troubled political social and spiritual context of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 21

A Ghost Child

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Bernard Capes

Excerpts: [... reason of things, write to publish for Aristarchus alone but the gauntlet of Grub Street must be run in any bid for truth and sincerity. ...... passage to personal identification safeguarded, the story of a possession, or visitation, which is signified in the title to my narrative. ...... in her field of vision. Then spirit of the neutral ground as she was, inclining to earth or ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 132

A Girl Of The Commune

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George Alfred Henty

Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 31

A Girl Of The Limberlost

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Gene Stratton Porter

Summary: [I grew up reading my grandmothers Gene Stratton-Porter books and some I love some I dislike. This book is one I have read and re-read. If you saw the film of this story dont be put off by that (the film stunk). A lovely story.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 458

A Grass Orphan

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Franklin Harry

Excerpts: [... Etext from Argosy , Feb 16, 1918 YOUNG BENNINGS ...... No, he said eleven, she said sadly, her eyes hungry upon the crowd. You don't know my grandfather! If I don't, he said lightly, I know ...... was changed. Couldn't have been otherwise, for they are about as near alike as a Plymouth Rock rooster and a brindle bull pup. And each tried his .....]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 174
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