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Gambia

  [english | 1909]  

Frederick John Melville


Excerpts: [... on both sides of the Gambia river. The territory comprises the settlement of St. Mary, where the capital-Bathurst-is situated, British Cambo, Albreda, ...... of 2?d. for a packet of commercial papers, and of 1d. for a packet of patterns or samples. Fee for registration of any of the above named articles, ...... to compensation (having regard to the nature of the article, the care ...]
Genres: [instructional | historyDownloads: 298

Garibaldi In Toscana Nel 1848

  [italian | 1897]  

Giovanni Sforza


Excerpts: [... in modo conveniente a s illustre italiano.. Il Corriere Livornese, diretto allora da Giovanni La Cecilia, scriveva: Alle 8 stamane giungeva l'avviso ...... nostre libert, che negli ultimi avvenimenti dette le pi chiare prove della sua devozione sincera al bene della nostra citt, ospitasse Garibaldi, uno ...... un poco in pace. Lavoriamo il programma[2], che quantunque breve, ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 191

George Washington

  [english | 1922]  

William Roscoe Thayer


Excerpts: [... Barnwell acted: the character of Barnwell and several others was said to be well perform'd there was Musick a Dapted and regularly conducted by ...... party sufficiently strong to be able to capture Fort Duquesne, and to confirm the British control of the Ohio. The Burgesses, however, pleaded economy, ...... Washington and she seemed to be mutually attracted. He lingered throughout ...]
Genres: [biography | history | audiobookDownloads: 112

German Culture Past And Present

  [english | 1915]  

Ernest Belfort Bax


Excerpts: [... knight must live in suitable style, and this was often his only resource for obtaining the means thereto. The free cities, which were subject only to ...... in the Imperial Courts. In this respect also, though to a lesser extent, may be mentioned the Canon or Ecclesiastical law-consisting of papal decretals ...... the princes, and, from an economic point of view, of the nobility in ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 484

Germania And Agricola

  [english | 1847]  

Caius Cornelius Tacitus


Excerpts: [... in matters of fact or opinion, I have cited authorities not only when I have been indebted to them for the suggestion, but whenever, in a case of coincidence ...... except that Pliny says (Epist. iv. 13), he was much esteemed by the learned and the great at Rome, who went in crowds to his levees. Of the time of ...... quos pressos sacro curru sacerdos ac rex vel princeps civitatis ...]
Genres: [history | audiobookDownloads: 276

Getting To Know Spain

  [english | 1957]  

Dee Day


Summary: [s A Handbook for Travellers in Spain (1845) marked a defining moment in English travel literature. British tourists were travelling through Europe in increasing numbers and the need for guidebooks was beginning to be supplied by publishers like John Murray. Ford who had gained tremendous knowledge of Spain by extensive travel on horseback wrote this charming account enlivened by humour and ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | post 1930Downloads: 77

Glimpses Of Unfamiliar Japan Vol I

  [english | 1871]  

Lafcadio Hearn


Summary: [A Japanese magic-lantern show is essentially dramatic. It is a play of which the dialogue is uttered by invisible personages the actors and the scenery being only luminous shadows. Wherefore it is peculiarly well suited to goblinries and weirdnessess of all kinds and plays in which ghosts figure are the favourite subject. -from Of Ghosts and GoblinsIn 1889 Westerner Lafcadio Hearn arrived in ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | travelDownloads: 277

Golden Deeds

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Summary: [A short anthology of real-life stories such as William Tell or Handel told in a very brief Ladybird Book style. Great for children but alas so short!]
Genres: [young readers | historyDownloads: 419

Gouden Daden

  [dutch | 1914]  

Cornelis Johannes Kieviet


Excerpts: [... aanvoerder de zijnen toe. Maar die kreet bracht thans slechts verzet en murmureering. Waarom op voor den Bisschop. morden de ruiters. Zit hij ...... gaan koesteren voor de samenstelling van machines en voor de onderdeelen daarvan. En nu het zijne taak geworden was, de machine schoon te houden, ...... dochter in het huwelijk trad, en van haar het recht verkreeg, Karel VI bij diens ...]
Genres: [short story collection | young readers | historyDownloads: 357

Gracchi Marius And Sulla

  [english | 1921]  

A Beesley


Excerpts: [... The rich man, on the other hand, could use such land for pasture, and leave the care of his flocks and herds to clients and slaves. [Sidenote: This ...... down the first slave revolt in Sicily. It is not known when it broke out. [Sidenote: Story of Damophilus.] Its proximate cause was the brutality of Damophilus, ...... and his friends would have gone far to turn failure into ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 361

Graham Of Claverhouse

  [english | 1907]  

Ian Maclaren


Summary: [Graham Of Claverhouse by Ian Maclaren. A splendid novel of love intrigue and adventure. Through every line breathes the spirit of vibrant human nature and flashing local color. It is the historical romance of the century instinct with poetic feeling and impelling dramatic charm.]
Genres: [history | romanceDownloads: 47

Great Britain And Her Queen

  [english | 1897]  

Annie Keeling


Excerpts: [... miserable marriage, but of a fitting union her parents had been sundered only by death, not by wretched domestic dissensions. People heard that ...... on the most numerous class-that of the humble and the poor. [Illustration: Rowland Hill]. How would the Englishman of to-day endure the former ...... to himself. Whether any salvation for the unhappy land did lie in such a ...]
Genres: [biography | historyDownloads: 37

Great Riots Of New York 1712 To 1873

  [english | ]  

J Headley


Summary: [The Great Riots Of New York 1712 To 1873 by J T Headley. The origin of the term Dead Rabbits which became so well known this year from being identified with a serious riot is not certainly known. It is said that an organization known as the Roach Guards called after a liquor dealer by that name became split into two factions and in one of their stormy meetings some one threw a dead rabbit into ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 415

Greenwich Village

  [english | 1917]  

Anna Alice Chapin


Excerpts: [... half marsh and half sand, was just about what was wanted. It was retired, the right distance from town and excellently adapted to the purposes of a ...... reason, have never been either demolished or improved. Now they are doomed at last, and are to make way for new and grand apartment houses and ...... (Canal Street) it ran upon a causeway, but the marshes overflowed in the spring,...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 449

Hampstead And Marylebone

  [english | 1902]  

Geraldine Edith Mitton


Summary: [Hampstead And Marylebone 1902 by Geraldine Edith Mitton. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [history | travelDownloads: 448

Hampton Court

  [english | 1912]  

Walter Jerrold


Excerpts: [... warm red brick, the varied roofs, the clustered decorative chimneys suggestive of the Tudor time make a rich and harmonious whole or from the south ...... and it was said that the Churchman's residence outshone in splendour the castles of the King. John Skelton, in his satire Why come ye not to Court. probably ...... all things touching our rooms, to be noblily garnished ...]
Genres: [travel | historyDownloads: 414

Hayslope Grange

  [english | 1894]  

Emma Leslie


Summary: [Hayslope Grange by Emma Leslie. 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 ]
Genres: [war | history | religionDownloads: 134

Heathen Slaves And Christian Rulers

  [english | 1907]  

Elizabeth Wheeler And Katharine Caroline Bushnell Andrew


Summary: [Heathen Slaves And Christian Rulers by Elizabeth Wheeler Andrew. Heathen Slaves and Christian Rulers is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Elizabeth Wheeler Andrew is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Elizabeth Wheeler Andrew then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 439

Hebrew Life And Times

  [english | 1921]  

Harold Hunting


Summary: [Hebrew Life And Times by Harold B Harold Bruce Hunting. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 380

Henry Clay Remarks In House And Senate

  [english | 1819]  

Henry Clay


Summary: [Henry Clay Lewis (1825?1850) was an American short story writer and medical doctor from the middle of the 19th century. Lewis wrote in the style of Old Southwest Humor for his only book Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor which he wrote under the pseudonym Madison Tensas. Lewis born in Charleston South Carolina moved to Cincinnati at an early age and lived for some time in Yazoo ...]
Genres: [politics | historyDownloads: 289
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