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A History Of Greek Art

  [english | 1905]  

F Tarbell


Summary: [Aunt Charlotte S Stories Of Greek History by Charlotte Mary Yonge. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Henry Horn s X-Ray Eye Glasses is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Dwight V. Swain is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Dwight V. Swain then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 142

A History Of Lumsden Battery C S A

  [english | 1905]  

George Little


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: [historyDownloads: 21

A History Of Rome Vol 1

  [english | 1904]  

A J Greenidge


Excerpts: [... soldier was in fact springing up, the man of a spirit adventurous and restless such as did not promise contentment with the small interests and ...... of Rome had not at the time attained a development which invited the mastery of conquered lands by the Roman capitalist. But, whether this Clodian ...... this land with a view to their own profit and the profit of the State. Free ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 115

A History Of Science Vol 2

  [english | ]  

Henry Smith Williams


Excerpts: [... that epoch something less or something more than justice. We may be sure, then, that the ideal of ecclesiasticism is not solely responsible for the scientific ...... by Mohammed as his chief medical adviser, and recommended as such to his successor, the Caliph Abu Bekr. Thus, at the very outset, the science of ...... Nicholas V., made its publication the more impressive. The output ...]
Genres: [science | historyDownloads: 137

A History Of Science Vol 4

  [english | ]  

Henry Smith Williams


Excerpts: [... of all the teachings, of the great Paracelsus had been gradually taking root among the better class of alchemists, and about the middle of the seventeenth ...... substances would yield, putting them into the vessel, which I filled with quicksilver, and kept inverted in a basin of the same . With this apparatus, ...... of the operation would be oxygenated and consequently ...]
Genres: [science | historyDownloads: 320

A History Of The Mcguffey Readers

  [english | 1911]  

Henry Vail


Summary: [A History Of The Mcguffey Readers by Henry H Vail. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [instructional | non fiction | historyDownloads: 338

A History Of The Third French Republic

  [english | 1916]  

Charles Henry Conrad Wright


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: [historyDownloads: 358

A Humorous History Of England

  [english | 1920]  

C Harrison


Excerpts: [... future progress of this State,. Must own the chiefest fact to be. Her escalator is the Sea._. [Illustration: Take cover]. Prehistoric Historians ...... too long to spell. He joined in little feuds no doubt. And with his weapons fashioned out. Of flint, went boldly to the fray. And cracked ...... the Saxons aches and pains. They sailed right up our rivers broad,. Putting the natives ...]
Genres: [poetry | humor | historyDownloads: 342

A Journal Of A Visit Of Three Days To Skibbereen

  [english | 1847]  

Elihu Burritt


Excerpts: [... Poor Relief Bill, March 12th, 1847. A gentleman who lately called upon me, and whom I have every reason to trust, gave me a letter from a person ...... pressure of famine and disease. In this appeal, which was sent to the United States by the last steam packet, Elihu Burritt, speaking of the locality ...... measures and that of giving the cultivators of the soil a proper security ...]
Genres: [history | politicsDownloads: 29

A Kut Prisoner

  [english | 1920]  

H W Bishop


Summary: [Le prisonnier du Bouddha written by Franquin and Greg drawn by Franquin with assistance by Jidehem is the fourteenth album of the Spirou et Fantasio series. The story was initially serialised in Spirou before its release as a hardcover album in 1960.]
Genres: [biography | war | historyDownloads: 275

A Lady Of Quality

  [english | 1896]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [I really enjoyed this book. The style of writing is great and the story is interesting.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | romanceDownloads: 264

A Lecture On The Study Of History

  [english | 1895]  

Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton


Excerpts: [... are bad copies of the reality, as the initiated know it. Even of a thing so memorable as the war of 1870, the true cause is still obscure much that ...... a background of obscurity. We soon reach the sphere of hopeless ignorance and unitable doubt. But hundreds and even thousands of the moderns have borne ...... the fall of Castelar, because he attempted to reconcile Spain with ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 405

A Letter To A Gentleman In The Country

  [english | 1757]  

Anonymous


Summary: [A Letter To A Gentleman In The Country From His Friend In London Giving An Authentick And Circumstantial Account Of The Confinement Behaviour And Attested By The Gentlemen Who Were Present by Anonymous. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. The Plotters is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alexander Blade is in the English language. If you ...]
Genres: [history | correspondenceDownloads: 460

A Letter To Hon Charles Sumner

  [english | 1870]  

Hamilton Wilcox Pierson


Excerpts: [... of Thomas Jefferson, and making public a larger portion of your ample materials, in the form of public lectures. The unanimous expression of approbation ...... man who held a civil office in the State, except the magistrate at Andersonville that a few days after my arrival there I performed the first religious ...... went to him last Friday a week ago, (January 29th, 1869) for a ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 436

A Letter To Lord Robert Bertie

  [english | 1757]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... reflecting on the supposed Authors of their Misfortunes. And when they call to mind that indelible Disgrace which has befallen them in the Mediterranean, ...... therefore take that Liberty which, as one of your Constituents, I may claim, of canvassing the Merits of that Transaction in which your Lordship had a ...... Repose. In these Circumstances, what Transports of Pleasure would ...]
Genres: [history | correspondenceDownloads: 207

A Little Girl In Old Boston

  [english | 1898]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... of the new country, and many discussions as to future policy. So, Aunt Priscilla, I'll beau you home, said he unless you have a mind to stay all ...... not ashamed of, to be sure, but family isn't everything. Behaving counts.. Aunt Priscilla took off her bon and shawl, and hung them in the best ...... around Boston shore.. Let it be summer time, then, rejoined Betty. Or, like the ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 243

A Little Girl In Old Detroit

  [english | 1902]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... In fact the English, as the French had before them, cherished dreams of recovering the territory, which would be in all time to come an important center ...... the other side of the globe of which we know very little.. The other side. Her eyes opened wide in surprise, and a little crease deepened in the ...... had been considerable emigration of better class people and more ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literature | historyDownloads: 38

A Little Girl In Old New York

  [english | 1896]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Summary: [A Little Girl In Old New York by Amanda Millie Douglas. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 375

A Little Girl In Old Quebec

  [english | 1906]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... fought for the dead King. And Paris-why, you cannot imagine anything like it.. Ah, but we are going to have new France here. And perhaps ...... only to get well.. Mre Dubray's face was alight with joy. The child smiled faintly. And the Sieur de Champlain. she asked. Oh, he is as busy ...... that thought. Something new had come in her life now. There was a vague, confused idea of ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 291

A Little Girl In Old Salem

  [english | 1908]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... though the business this side of the world cannot be settled in some time. I send her with a trusty maid and Captain Corwin, because I do not want her ...... me and make chains out of shells, and make bracelets and anklets, and dance. And she used to go to the Sahibs' house and dance with snakes. I'm afraid ...... I believe, are given largely to falsehood, and she has lived among ...]
Genres: [young readers | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 198
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