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Hovin Inkeri

  [english | 1897]  

Annie Kepplerus


Excerpts: [... joka vuosi pitvn antaa kreivin kamreerille kirjalliset luettelot kunkin viljasta ja karjasta ja niityst, ja sen mukaan kuuluvat sitten lisvn veroja. ...... mustan juovan toisen vedenkantajan poskelle sanoen, ettei kasva pirakka nauris, jos ei nauriskasken viertj ole hyvll tuulella. Pirtin vieress pellolla ...... roiskahtelivat ja tullinkantaja kellahti nurmikolle. - Vaan kun ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 171

How The Flag Became Old Glory

  [english | 1912]  

Emma Look Scott


Summary: [How The Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott. 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: [historyDownloads: 450

How The Piano Came To Be

  [english | 1913]  

Ellye Howell Glover


Summary: [Plan of the English Commerce: Being a Compleat Prospect of the Trade of This Nation As Well the Home Trade As the Foreign is perhaps chief among Daniel Defoes tracts dealing with economic issues. In it he argues that the employment of labour on the working up of domestic produce particularly wool would be the true path to prosperity. In the tract Defoe describes how the Tudors Henry VII and ...]
Genres: [music | historyDownloads: 207

Hugh Bishop Of Lincoln

  [english | 1901]  

Charles Marson


Excerpts: [... perhaps one should say the end of the age of monastic influence. Pope Eugenius III., the great Suger and St. Bernard, all died when Hugh was a young ...... rough robe would rake the skin and flesh from young bones. The harsh discipline would crush the very frame of tender youth. The other monks were less ...... the chapter-house, milk for the auditorium. The secular people, if they ...]
Genres: [history | biography | religionDownloads: 26

Hypnerotomachia

  [english | 1592]  

Francesco Colonna


Summary: [Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (from Greek hypnos sleep eros love and mache fight) called in English Poliphilos Strife of Love in a Dream is a romance said to be by Francesco Colonna and a famous example of early printing. First published in Venice 1499 in an elegant page layout with refined woodcut illustrations in an Early Renaissance style Hypnerotomachia Poliphili presents a mysterious arcane ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 70

Idonia A Romance Of Old London

  [english | 1913]  

Arthur Wallis


Excerpts: [... nodding as before. But, go warn Simon Powell that he look to his poultry-lofts. And learn wisdom, Denis, for you have some need of it, in my judgment.. The ...... him. Strike the bargain, Mr. Ptolemy, and pay when thou hast checked over the tale of beasts.. [Illustration: The argument between Mr. Skegs & ...... for his release, as I was bound to do, yet I would thereafter bring him ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 296

Il Sacro Macello Di Valtellina

  [italian | 1832]  

Cesare Cant


Excerpts: [... Grigioni ed ai Tirolesi, una volta per scabri sentieri alpestri, oggi per vie stupende. Ad occidente la Valtellina finisce in un vasto delta, impaludato ...... canti, or lieti e trionfali, or teneri e melanconici, gravi sempre e maestosi, e le cerimonie, venerabili per antichit e per significazione onda, riposano ...... so se qui porre il famoso Lodovico Castelvetro, che il ...]
Genres: [religion | historyDownloads: 104

Illustrated Catalogue Of A Portion Of The Collections Made

  [english | 1884]  

William Holmes


Summary: [William Henry Holmes (December 1 1846 - April 20 1933) was an American anthropologist archaeologist geologist and museum director.]
Genres: [science | government publication | historyDownloads: 0

Impressions Of A War Correspondent

  [english | 1903]  

George Lynch


Excerpts: [... galloping past them, clattering furiously over the stony veldt. No wonder the men stared it was a sight to be remembered. The rider was firmly fixed ...... view of their pain-inflicting possibilities, with what may be done in that way by the fragment of a shell. That's the thing that hurts. Shell fire, ...... was not extremely high, but he seemed to be falling away from the pain of ...]
Genres: [war | correspondence | historyDownloads: 201

In Ancient Albemarle

  [english | 1914]  

Catherine Albertson


Summary: [History of the Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina the peninsula bordered by the Chowan River Albemarle Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 22

In Eastern Seas

  [english | 1883]  

J Smith


Summary: [In Eastern Seas by J J Smith. From Content To write something which shall please one s own friends is one thing to undertake the task of pleasing anybody else is another and I take it a far more difficult one. The writer of the following pages never sought to sail beyond the peaceful and well-marked area of the first until inducedat the suggestions of his shipmates though against his better ...]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 183

In Search Of Gravestones Old And Curious

  [english | ]  

W Vincent


Summary: [Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22 1892 - October 19 1950) was an American lyrical poet playwright and feminist. She was the second woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and was known for her activism and her many love affairs. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. Poet Richard Wilbur asserts: She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century.]
Genres: [history | travelDownloads: 193

In The Boyhood Of Lincoln

  [english | 1898]  

Hezekiah Butterworth


Summary: [In The Boyhood Of Lincoln A Tale Of The Tunker Schoolmaster And The Times Of Black Hawk by Hezekiah Butterworth. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc. that were either part of the original artifact or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is ...]
Genres: [biography | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 232

In The Early Days Along The Overland Trail In Nebraska

  [english | 1905]  

Gilbert Cole


Excerpts: [... little volume became part and parcel of my life and experience, as gathered from a trip made across the continent in the morning glow of a territory ...... morning came, and at sunrise we started on the trail that led up the hollow and on to the great plains of Kansas and Nebraska. The day ...... the major portion of it seemed to the observer to be motionless. This immense ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 10

In The Footprints Of The Padres

  [english | 1911]  

Charles Warren Stoddard


Excerpts: [... he and I, through the streets of that old Monterey, old no longer save in memory, he would invariably take me to a certain high board fence, and looking ...... and so returned to the Star of the West for another load of passengers. There was mire at Machuca, and steaming heat but the path along the river-bank ...... came quite up to the tent when, sitting down, the king took off ...]
Genres: [biography | travel | historyDownloads: 148

In The Heart Of Old Canada

  [english | 1913]  

William Wood


Excerpts: [... with the hope of death in victory. Planning and acting entirely on his own initiative he crowned three nights and days of finely combined manoeuvres, ...... to Wolfe and Montcalm together:. MORTEM VIRTUS COMMUNEM FAMAM HISTORIA MONUMENTUM POSTERITAS DEDIT. Montcalm was buried in the Ursuline Chapel, ...... But these-together with the crews of two small men-of-war, the Lizard and ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 242

In The Ranks Of The C I V

  [english | 1900]  

Erskine Childers


Summary: [Dornbusch C. E. King]
Genres: [war | biography | historyDownloads: 440

In The Reign Of Terror

  [english | 1887]  

G Henty


Summary: [In The Reign Of Terror by G A Henty. From the preface This time only a few words are needed for the story speaks for itself. My object has been rather to tell you a tale of interest than to impart historical knowledge for the facts of the dreadful time when the terror reigned supreme in France are well known to all educated lads. I need only say that such historical allusions as are necessary for ...]
Genres: [young readers | historyDownloads: 149

Incentives To The Study Of The Ancient Period Of American

  [english | 1846]  

Henry Schoolcraft


Summary: [Incentives To The Study Of The Ancient Period Of American History An Address 1847 by Henry R Schoolcraft. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 215

Independent Bohemia

  [english | 1918]  

Vladimir Nosek


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 183-190.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 433
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