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A Gratidao

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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 ...]
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A Grave

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Edith Wharton


Summary: [Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave And Other Stories is a book by Antonia Fraser. First published in 1991 it a collection of nine short stories featuring series character Jemima Shore. It includes such settings as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. The book includes murderous drama black comedy and a maniacal rapist.]
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A Guest At The Ludlow And Other Stories

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Edgar Wilson Bill Nye


Summary: [Edgar Wilson Bill Nye (August 25 1850 - February 22 1896) was a distinguished American journalist who later became widely known as a humorist. He was also the founder and editor of the Laramie Boomerang.]
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A Half Century Of Conflict

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Francis Parkman


Summary: [pt. 1. Pioneers of France in the New world. 1865.--pt. 2. The Jesuits in North America. 1867.--pt. 3. La Salle and the discovery of the Great West. 1869.--pt. 4. The old re?gime in Canada. 1874.--pt. 5. Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. 1877.--pt. 6. A half-century of conflict. 1892. 2 v.--pt. 7. Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 311

A Half Century Of Conflict Volume I

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Francis Parkman


Summary: [pt. 1. Pioneers of France in the New world. 1865.--pt. 2. The Jesuits in North America. 1867.--pt. 3. La Salle and the discovery of the Great West. 1869.--pt. 4. The old re?gime in Canada. 1874.--pt. 5. Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. 1877.--pt. 6. A half-century of conflict. 1892. 2 v.--pt. 7. Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v.]
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A Half Interest In Hell

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Emile Tepperman


Excerpts: [... the telegrams, left the desk, and crossed the lobby to the Western Union counter at the other side. Have you got a thousand dollars for me, ...... joined the game. They played till four o'clock in the morning. The game would have lasted longer, but some of the boys had to report for the four-to-noon ...... Well, I just thought if I pay you more than Sandra, you'll take my money ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 66

A Harpa Do Crente

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Alexandre Herculano


Summary: [Alexandre Herculano de Carvalho e Arajo (born March 28 1810 in Lisbon - died September 13 1877 in Santarm) was a Portuguese novelist and historian. Born of humble stock his grandfather was a foreman stonemason in the royal employ.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 334

A History Of Aeronautics

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E Charles Vivian


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
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A History Of English Prose Fiction

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Bayard Tuckerman


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 149

A History Of French Literature

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Edward Dowden


Summary: [Reprint of the 1897 ed.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 144

A History Of New York From The Beginning Of The World To The End Of The Dutch Dynasty Volume 13

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Diedrich Knickerbocker


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 320

A History Of Roman Literature

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Charles Thomas Cruttwell


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 172

A History Of The Japanese People

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Frank Brinkley


Excerpts: [... related to Mongol and to Manchu, and might therefore lay claim to be included in the so-called 'Altaic group' In any case, Japanese is what philologists ...... of her in verse: Thou Island of Awaji With thy double ranges Thou Island of Azuki With thy double ranges Ye good islands, ...... doubted until the days (1730-1801) of the prince of Japanese literati, Motoori Norinaga. The ...]
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A History Of The Nineteenth Century Year By Year

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Edwin Emerson


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 338

A History Of The United States

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Cecil Chesterton


Summary: [Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States is a 1989 book by humor columnist Dave Barry. In a style typical of the humorist yet also reminiscent of the English classic 1066 and All That Barry satirizes mangles and when necessary just plain makes up famous events in United States history. One running joke through the entire book is in an effort to simplify history all important ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 236

A Hora Do Crime

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Francisco Luiz Coutinho De Miranda


Excerpts: [... Bemdita a fatalidade que sem produzir os resultados negros a que mirava, operou a convers~ao espontanea de um illudido, que se deixou desvairar ...... que tem por evangelho a tolerancia, a deosa que manda respeitar a vida humana, mancharam-se de sangue no Mexico, mas j'amais se ennodoar~ao na nobre ...... de um corrilho! Um republicano n~ao devia, n~ao podia, sem deshonra, entregar ...]
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A Horseman In The Sky

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Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... to be dead. He was asleep at his post of duty. But if detected he would be dead shortly afterward, that being the just and legal penalty of his crime. ...... cliff. Had he been awake he would have commanded a view, not only of the short arm of the road and the jutting rock but of the entire profile of the ...... savage scene, and through which the road had somehow made its climb ...]
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A Hymn To The Mob

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Daniel Defoe


Summary: [A Hymn To The Mob by Daniel Defoe. By Dyet Cortez States And Sanhedrins Of Men They re All But Thy Great Representatives In Whom Thy Greater Self Survives Meer Rabble Drawn In Miniature Whose Bus ness tis Thy Plagues To Cure.]
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A Illustre Casa De Ramires

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Eca De Queiroz


Summary: [Jos Maria de Ea de Queiroz or Ea de Queirs (November 25 1845?August 16 1900) is generally considered to be the greatest Portuguese writer in the realist style. Zola considered him to be far greater than Flaubert. The London Observer critics rank him with Dickens Balzac and Tolstoy. Ea never officially rejected Catholicism but was very critical of the Catholic Church of his time and of ...]
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A Journal Of A Visit Of Three Days To Skibbereen And Its Neighbourhood

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Elihu Burritt


Excerpts: [... AND ITS VICINITY. SKIBBEREEN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20.-Rev. Mr. F-called with several gentlemen of the town, and in their company I took ...... this gate of stinted charity, one poor man presented himself under circumstances that even distinguished his case from the rest. He lived several ...... was warned of his danger, but answered that die he must, unless he found a shelter before ...]
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