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A Little Girl Of Long Ago

  [english | 1897]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Excerpts: [... in the world that I am glad to live and be among them, if I can't ever be quite straight and strong.. My dear child. Doctor Joe's eyes said the ...... my thinking, he added, when he saw how disappointed the little girl looked. And, oh. see here, Mr. Willis is handsome and Gaylord Clark, and there ...... I've heard lambs make a dozen different sounds.. The little girl laughed. She ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 404

A Little Maid Of Massachusetts Colony

  [english | 1914]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Excerpts: [... she reached the spot where Anne had told the wonderful news neither the basket nor Anne was to be seen. She's run off with my basket. She means ...... set forth. I'll not be long away, she called back, as she passed down the sandy path. From the pleasant doorway Amanda watched her with a gloomy ...... shook her head. Umph. grunted the squaw, and turned toward Nakanit, evidently ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 442

A Little Maid Of Old Maine

  [english | 1920]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Excerpts: [... unusually full with the spring rains, dashed against its banks as if inviting the little girls to play a game with it. Usually Anna and Rebecca ...... as yellow as the floss on an ear of corn, and her skin was not tanned brown like Anna's, but was fair and delicate. Beside her Anna looked more like a ...... thought the little girl unhappily. Perhaps they will think I am drowned ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readers | historyDownloads: 15

A Little Maid Of Old Philadelphia

  [english | 1919]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Summary: [A Little Maid Of Old Philadelphia by Alice Turner Curtis. A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alice Turner Curtis is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Alice Turner Curtis then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 257

A Little Maid Of Province Town

  [english | 1913]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Excerpts: [... and that like as not the men will land and burn down the houses and kill all the cows. Anne looked at Mrs. Stoddard questioningly. Nonsense. responded ...... There was one question she longed to ask Mrs. Stoddard, yet almost feared to ask. As they reached the summit of the hill and turned for a look at ...... of a spy. Beggar-child. Beggar-child.. But their taunts vanished in ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 242

A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga

  [english | 1917]  

Alice Turner Curtis


Summary: [A Little Maid Of Ticonderoga by Alice Turner Curtis. This is the story of a little girl whose home was among the Green Mountains of Vermont then known as The Wilderness at the beginning of the American Revolution and at the time when Ethan Allen and his brave soldiers were on guard to defend their rights. Ethan Allen was the friend of Faith the heroine of the story whose earnest wish to be of ...]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 162

A Narrative Of The Expedition To Botany Bay

  [english | 1788]  

Watkin Tench


Excerpts: [... their side, either to contest the command, or to force their escape, should be punished with instant death orders to this effect were given to the ...... after an excellent passage of three weeks from the day we left England. Chapter Iii.CHAPTER III. From the Fleet's Arrival at Teneriffe, to its ...... Iv. The Passage From Teneriffe To Rio De Janeiro, In The Brazils.CHAPTER IV. The ...]
Genres: [history | audiobook | nauticalDownloads: 268

A Narrative Of The Mutiny

  [english | 1790]  

William Bligh


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 442

A Narrative Of The Mutiny On Board The Ship Globe

  [english | 1828]  

Cyrus Hussey


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 188

A Narrative Of The Shipwreck

  [english | 1836]  

Horace Holden


Excerpts: [... that subject by H. Holden:-. In addition to the gentlemen mentioned in the Narrative, we are under great obligations to Mr. Stephen Oliphant and his ...... dashing over and around us with tremendous violence. At this awful moment I was in my berth, in the steerage. When the ship struck the third time, ...... there might be some chance of rescuing him from the waves. They were ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | historyDownloads: 71

A Narrative Of The Siege Of Delhi

  [english | 1910]  

Charles John Griffiths


Excerpts: [... through the streets of the city in pursuit of plunder. Great danger and possible annihilation of the small army would result were these precautions ...... ranks-the Ensign five shares, Lieutenant six and a half, Captain eleven and a half, and so in proportion among the higher grade of officers, while ...... large stores of money, chiefly sicca or native rupees, while in the houses ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 277

A Parody Outline Of History

  [english | 1921]  

Donald Ogden Stewart


Summary: [A Parody Outline Of History by Donald Ogden Stewart. 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 Parodies United States Fiction Historical Fiction Humorous History General Humor General Humor Form Comic Strips]
Genres: [humor | history | satireDownloads: 36

A Popular History Of Astronomy During The Nineteenth Century

  [english | 1908]  

Agnes Clerke


Summary: [A Popular History Of Astronomy During The Nineteenth Century by Agnes M Clerke. Since the third edition of the present work issued from the press the nineteenth century has run its course and finished its record. A new era has dawned not by chronological prescription alone but to the vital sense of humanity. Novel thoughts are rife fresh impulses stir the nations the soughing of the wind of ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 81

A Portrait Of Old George Town

  [english | 1951]  

Grace Dunlop Ecker


Excerpts: [... much like the Jamestowns and Charlestowns and Williamsburgs named for the sovereign of the time, but this George Town of which I write was in Maryland ...... America, would have alarmed you or at least prevented you from exceeding the Company's limits so very much especially for so large a quantity. I suppose ...... a new fire engine, was bought. Its house is still on High Street, ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 292

A Raw Recruit War Experiences

  [english | 1888]  

Ansel Nickerson


Excerpts: [... the urgent requests of numerous friends to outweigh his own judgment. It does not assume to be a connected or detailed history of the regiment nor ...... and consequently I kept my plans to myself. A year had passed away, and yet I was not enrolled among the boys in blue. Three hundred thousand nine ...... killed September 1st, 1862, in the battle of Chantilly, Virginia, while ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 447

A Record Of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  [english | 1886]  

Faxian


Summary: [Record Of The Buddhistic Kingdoms by Fa Xian. Translated by Herbert Allen Giles. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1877 edition by Tr ubner Co Kelly Walsh London-Shanghai.]
Genres: [history | religion | travelDownloads: 404

A Refutation Of The Charges Made Against The Confederate

  [english | 1879]  

Horace Edwin Hayden


Summary: [A Refutation Of The Charges Made Against The Confederate States Of America Hayden Horace Edwin by Horace Edwin Hayden. excerpt from the book... EXPLOSIVE AND POISONED MUSKET AND RIFLE BALLS. The following remarkable statement occurs as a note to the account of the battle of Gettysburg on page 78 volume III of The Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America by Benson J. ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 191

A Residence In France During The Years 1792 1793

  [english | 1792]  

An English Lady


Excerpts: [... REMARKS BY THE EDITOR. The following Letters were submitted to my inspection and judgement by the Author, of whose principles and abilities I had ...... hands and they seem to bestow so little attention on their work, that it looks more like the amusement of idleness than an effort of industry. I ...... I have reproached many of the people of this place, who, from their education ...]
Genres: [history | correspondenceDownloads: 483

A School History Of The Great War

  [english | 1918]  

Charles Coulomb


Summary: [This book was incredible. so very helpful. im not studying the great war but as a person who wanted to just know more about it this book really worked. its very easy to understand. a good read as well as informative.]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 124

Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona

  [english | 1896]  

Cosmos Mindeleff


Summary: [Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona by Cosmos Mindeleff. The region described in the following pages comprises the valley of the Rio Verde in Arizona from Verde in eastern central Yavapai county to the confluence with Salt river in Maricopa county. The written history of the region treated extends back only a few years. Since the aboriginal inhabitants abandoned it or were driven from it ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 251
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