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A Battery At Close Quarters

  [english | 1909]  

Henry Neil


Summary: [A Battery At Close Quarters A Paper Read Before The Ohio Commandery Of The Loyal Legion October 6 1909 by Henry M Neil. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. A Battery at Close Quarters - A Paper Read before the Ohio Commandery of the Loyal Legion - October 6 1909 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Henry M. Neil is in the English language. ...]
Genres: [essays | warDownloads: 377

A Book Of Exposition

  [english | 1922]  

Homer Heath Nugent


Summary: [The exposition of a mechanism The levers of the human body by Sir A. Keith.--The exposition of a machine The Mergenthaler linotype by P. T. Dodge.--The exposition of a process in nature The pea weevil by J. H. Fabre tr. by B. Miall.--The exposition of a manufacturing process Modern paper making by J. W. Butler Paper Company.--The exposition of an idea The gospel of relaxation by W. Jame]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 421

A Book Of Prefaces

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken


Summary: [A Book of Prefaces is H. L. Menckens 1917 collection of essays criticizing American culture authors and movements. Mencken describing this work as My My most important book in its effects upon my professional career. In fact the book was considered vitriolic enough that Menckens close friend Alfred Knopf was concerned about publishing it because of the massive increase in patriotism during World ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 201

A Book Of Sibyls

  [english | 1883]  

Anne Thackeray Ritchie


Excerpts: [... Mrs. Barbauld, their eldest child, was born here in 1743, and was christened Anna Ltitia, after some lady of high degree belonging to her mother's family. ...... now farewell,' she writes in conclusion: 'I shall write to you no more under this name but under any name, in every situation, at any distance of ...... ever been devised and we can agree with her brother, Dr. Aikin, when ...]
Genres: [women studies | essays | biographyDownloads: 279

A Book Of Strife In The Form Of The Diary Of An Old Soul

  [english | 1880]  

George Macdonald


Excerpts: [... the pure heat-throb momently. Of the spirit-fire still uttering this I.-. Lord, see thou to it, take thou remembrance' load:. Only when I bethink ...... winged faith. When that its path into the air shall find,. My heart will follow, high above cold, rain, and wind. I can no more than lift my ...... clear-joyous, to my ken,. Fair as the morn trampling the dull night. Then. The lone ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | essays | poetryDownloads: 276

A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem

  [english | 1899]  

Charles Cook


Summary: [A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem The American Negro His History And Literature by Charles C Cook. Living as we do in the midst of a people which if not of unmixed English blood is at least English in institutions language and laws where can we better read our destiny than in the pages of English history In our own hearts some will at once answer. But no the thread of our fate is to-day ...]
Genres: [african american studies | essaysDownloads: 39

A Cynic Looks At Life

  [english | 1912]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... every custom of our barbarian ancestors in historic times persists in some form today. We make ourselves look formidable in battle-for that matter, ...... of civilization who is not proud of his heritage in England's glory is unworthy to enjoy his lesser heritage in the lesser glory of his own country. The ...... an aristocracy of leisure is the best possible kind of human ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 200

A Discourse Concerning Ridicule And Irony In Writing

  [english | 1729]  

Archie Frederick Collins


Excerpts: [... he ignored his own wounds in order to applaud a critic's. suspicions that there is a sophism in what he calls my hypothesis. That is a temper that ...... an insidious blind to vindicate his attacks upon an organized priesthood. We can recognize now that his opponents oversimplified his intention, that they ...... and have not the least . of those qualitys for wch the superstitious ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 177

A Discourse For The Time

  [english | 1852]  

William Henry Furness


Excerpts: [... Church, by W. H.. Title: A Discourse for the Time, delivered January 4, 1852 in the First Congregational Unitarian Church. Author: W. H. Furness. Release ...... But there is no help for it. We must take our lot as we find it. And such is the nature of our social fabric drawing all the power of the government ...... their comforts, and keep aloof and indifferent, and flatter ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 306

A Fundao Da Monarchia Portugueza

  [english | 1860]  

Antonio Augusto Teixeira De Vasconcellos


Summary: [A Fundao Da Monarchia Portugueza by Antonio Augusto Teixeira De Vasconcellos. A fundao da monarchia portugueza A fundao da monarchia portugueza by A. A. Teixeira de Vasconcellos This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 157

A Lady Life In The Rocky Mountains

  [english | ]  

Isabella Bird


Excerpts: [... wall in the town, and great pines stood out, sharp and clear cut, against a sky in which a moon and stars were shining frostily. It was a sharp frost ...... solitary, glaring frame houses, where coarse, greasy meals, infested by lazy flies, were provided at a dollar per head. By evening we were running across ...... or consumption of intoxicating liquor, and I hear that the men of ...]
Genres: [travel | essays | natureDownloads: 22

A Lecture On Heads

  [english | ]  

Geo Alex Stevens


Excerpts: [... of employments and excellencies the world possesses. It actuates the prince and the beggar, the peasant and the politician, the labourer and the ...... the mode should be adapted to the nature of the vice or folly which demands correction. If the vice be of an atrocious nature, it certainly requires ...... he thought it too contemptible to affect his interest, which alone prevented ...]
Genres: [essays | satireDownloads: 221

A Message To Garcia

  [english | 1899]  

Elbert Hubbard


Summary: [Bibliography on thrift: p. 165-172.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 471

A Novelist On Novels

  [english | 1918]  

W George


Summary: [Alexander George (Alec) Craig (1897?1973) was an author and poet who wrote extensively about banned books. Craig was interested more generally in sexual behaviour and reform and was also engaged with the socialist movement. He was involved with the Progressive League reviewing books for their journal. His papers are in the archives of Senate House Library.]
Genres: [non fiction | essays | sexualityDownloads: 372

A Plea For Old Cap Collier

  [english | ]  

Irvin Cobb


Excerpts: [... her own, I ran across an ancient Fifth Reader, all tattered and stained and having that smell of age which is common to old books and old sheep. I took ...... broad, free strokes, which is the only satisfactory way to scratch. In our town they didn't spend Sunday they kept the Sabbath, which is a very different ...... cruel, gloating eyes. I say cruel advisedly, because up to a ...]
Genres: [satire | essaysDownloads: 363

A Review Of Uncle Tom Cabin

  [english | 1853]  

A Woodward


Excerpts: [... not guilty of the charges alleged, need not feel aggrieved thereby. My remarks, for the most part refer to what is calledultra-abolitionism It is ...... secured by the Constitution, and pursuing measures which must lead to civil war.. The union of these States is based on what has been called ...... It is in the very nature of things impossible. No, no. Negro novels piled mountain ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 232

About Orchids

  [english | 1893]  

Frederick Boyle


Summary: [Fertilisation of Orchids is a book by Charles Darwin published on 15 May 1862 under the full explanatory title On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects and on the good effects of intercrossing. Darwins previous book On the Origin of Species had briefly mentioned evolutionary interactions between insects and the plants they fertilised and this new ...]
Genres: [essays | natureDownloads: 71

Address Delivered By Hon Henry H Crapo

  [english | 1866]  

Henry Howland Crapo


Excerpts: [... FARM,. On Thursday, May 24th, 1866. LANSING: JOHN A. KERR & CO., STEAM BOOK AND JOB PRINTERS. 1866. ADDRESS. Mr. President, and Members of the ...... formed for the purpose of combining and concentrating a wider scope of individual action than could otherwise be attained, with a view to an increased ...... but of their emulation, and they, too, resolve to copy from a standard of ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 4

Address To The First Graduating Class Of Rutgers Female

  [english | 1867]  

Henry Pierce


Excerpts: [... founded. It grew out of an increasing sense of the importance of the duties of women, and of the need that her work should be well done. Hence the ...... of woman, is the question of her equality with man for if woman be inferior to man, so should be her education. Some might be disposed to reverse ...... over four thousand years were needed to prepare the human mind for the coming ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 140

Addresses

  [english | ]  

Henry Drummond


Excerpts: [... metalab.unc.edu. login: anonymous. cd etext90 through etext99 etext00 and etext01. . . GET GUTINDEX.. GET GUTINDEX. ***. (Three ...... God Christ spoke much of love to man. We make a great deal of peace with heaven Christ made much of peace on earth. Religion is not a strange or added ...... it consists in having and getting, and in being served by others. It consists in giving, ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 229
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