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A Love Story Reversed

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Edward Bellamy


Summary: [Edward Bellamy (26 March 1850 - 22 May 1898) was an American author and socialist most famous for his utopian novel Looking Backward set in the year 2000.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 19

A Luckless Santa Claus

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F Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... whim, Talbot would not have made a fool of himself, and-but I am getting ahead of my story. It was Christmas Eve. Salvation Army Santa ...... for they were engaged to be married in June. Harry Talbot, said Dorothy Harmon, as she rose and stood laughing at the merry young gentleman ...... very choice bills last month, as you will find if you consult my father. That's not spending ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 495

A Mad Love

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Bertha Clay


Summary: [The Love Dare is a non-fiction marriage-related book written by Alex and Stephen Kendrick. It is a 40-day Christian devotional designed to strengthen marriages. Each daily devotion includes scripture a statement of principle the days dare and a journaling area and check box to chart progress. It is used in the storyline for the 2008 film Fireproof which is directed by author Alex Kendrick. For ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 321

A March On London

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G Henty


Summary: [A March On London by G A Henty. An excerpt And what do you think of it all good Father Tis a difficult question my son and I am glad that it is one that wiser heads than mine will have to solve. But they don t seem to try to solve it things get worse and worse. The king is but a lad no older than myself and he is in the hands of others. It seems to me a sin and a shame that things should go on as ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 396

A Marriage

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Ella Arcy


Summary: [Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage is a book of short stories by Alice Munro published by McClelland and Stewart in 2001. In 2006 the story The Bear Came over the Mountain was adapted into a film Away from Her which was directed by Sarah Polley and produced by Atom Egoyan. A film adaptation of the story Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage starring Julianne Moore and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 146

A Merry Dialogue Declaringe The Properties Of Shrowde Shrews And Honest Wives

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Desiderius Erasmus


Summary: [Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (October 28 1466 ? July 12 1536) sometimes known as Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam was a Dutch Renaissance humanist and a Catholic priest and theologian. His scholarly name Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus comprises the following three elements: the Latin noun desiderium (longing or desire the name being a genuine Late Latin name) the Greek adjective ???????? ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 178

A Minor Poet And Other Verse

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Amy Levy


Summary: [A Minor Poet And Other Verse by Amy Levy. I May Not Weep Not Weep And He Is Dead. A Weary Weary Weight Of Tears Unshed Through The Long Day In My Sad Heart I Bear The Horrid Sun With All Unpitying Glare Shines Down Into The Dreary Weaving-room Where Clangs The Ceaseless Clatter Of The Loom And Ceaselessly Deft Maiden-fingers Weave.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 421

A Modern Symposium

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G Lowes Dickinson


Summary: [A Modern Symposium Classic Reprint by G Lowes Dickinson. A MODERN SYMPOSIUM SOME of my readers may have heard of a club known as the Seekers. It is now extinct but in its day it was famous and included a number of men prominent in politics or in the professions. We used to meet once a fortnight on the Saturday night in London during the winter but in the summer usuallyat the country house of one ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 306

A Monastery Of European Monks An Anonymous Persian Play

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Frank Morlock


Summary: [Franois-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 ? 30 May 1778) better known by the pen name Voltaire was a French Enlightenment writer and philosopher famous for his wit and for his advocacy of civil liberties including freedom of religion and free trade. Voltaire was a prolific writer and produced works in almost every literary form including plays poetry novels essays historical and scientific works ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 349

A Morgadinha De Val Damores Entre A Flauta E A Viola

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Camilo Ferreira Botelho 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 ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 188

A Morte Do Athleta

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Antonio Gomes Leal


Excerpts: [... Tejo. Gomes Leal MORTE DO ATHLETA. PORTO. Typ. de A. J. da Silva Teixeira. 1883. GOMES LEAL MORTE DO ATHLETA. PORTO. TYP. DE A. ...... um vencido, e olhando o Egoismo, a Ingratido,. sentido-vos morrer, inevitavelmente,. lembrando a vossa aldeia, a infancia, a multido,. talvez ...... astros dos seu ceu, e um peito que o console,. poder inda expirar, assim como um athleta,. -aos ps ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 265

A Most Pleasant Comedy Of Mucedorus The King Son Of Valentia And Amadine The King Daughter Of

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Attributed In Part To William Shakespeare


Excerpts: [... it is, Which I present unto your majesty. KING. The slaughter of this bear deserves great fame. SEGASTO. The slaughter of a man deserves ...... and after greetings done, bids thee depart the court: shepherd, begone. MUCEDORUS. Whose words are these? came these from Amadine? MESSENGER. ...... that Paris gave the Grecian queen The like doth Mucedorus yield. AMADINE. Then, Mucedorus, ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 96

A Naughty Boy

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Anton Chekhov


Excerpts: [... and Anna Zamblitskaya, a girl with a tip-tilted nose, descended the steep river bank and took their seats on a bench at its foot. The bench stood at the ...... Sitting there, one was hidden from all the world and observed only by fish and the daddy-long-legs that skimmed like lightning across the surface of ...... for my existence. I knew that you were the idol at whose feet I was ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A New Home Wholl Follow Or Glimpses Of Western Life

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Caroline Matilda Kirkland


Excerpts: [... for the first homes of settlers in Michigan. It was logs and nothing else, the fire made on the ground, or on a few loose stones, and a hole in ...... sumptuously. It was the first time since we left Detroit, that we had been able to procure more than a small allowance for the tea. My first care ...... ridiculously superfluous when they came out. The many observations made by the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 273

A New Year Eve Adventure

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E A Hoffman


Summary: [Abbot Howard Abbie Hoffman (November 30 1936 - April 12 1989) was an American social and political activist who co-founded the Youth International Party (Yippies). Hoffman was arrested and tried for conspiracy and inciting to riot as a result of his role in protests that led to violent confrontations with police during the 1968 Democratic National Convention along with Jerry Rubin David Dellinger ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 474

A Nonsense Anthology

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Carolyn Wells


Summary: [A Nonsense Anthology by Collected By Carolyn Wells. A Nonsense Anthology. please visit www.valdebooks.com for a full list of titles]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 254

A Noose For The Desperado

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Clifton Adams


Summary: [A Noose For The Desperado by Clifton Adams. He came forward slowly in that curious toe-heel gait that Indians have. With a big left hand he grabbed Marta by the hair and jerked her half out of the chair. I hit him in the face and pulled Marta behind me. Keep your damn hands off her if you want to go on living I said. He was surprised. The next thing I knew his gun was coming out of the holster.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 58

A Pact

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Ezra Loomis Pound


Excerpts: [... ReadingAre you enjoy this book? Other books that may be interesting to you:Ezra Loomis Pound : Further InstructionsGeneral Instructions ...... book? Other books that may be interesting to you:Ezra Loomis Pound : Further InstructionsGeneral Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors ...... to you:Ezra Loomis Pound : Further InstructionsGeneral Instructions For The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 14

A Penalidade Na India Segundo O Codigo De Manu

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Antonio Candido De Figueiredo


Summary: [Antonio Candido de Mello e Souza was born in Poos de Caldas Minas Gerais Brazil on July 24 1918. He is a writer professor and literary critic. He was the co-winner of the Prmio Jabuti for essays in 1965.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 436

A People Man

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E Phillips Oppenheim


Summary: [Bringing Out the Best in People (How to Enjoy Helping Others Excel) is a leadership book written by Alan Loy McGinnis in 1985. The book describes 12 rules that a leader should follow to motivate team members. This book has been used frequently by people new to a supervisor or management position. This book was originally published in May 1985 and an 20th anniversary edition was published in 2005. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 128
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