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Bygone Beliefs

  [english | 1919]  

H Stanley Redgrove


Summary: [Bygone Beliefs H Stanley Redgrove by H Stanley Redgrove. IN the earliest days of his upward evolution man was satisfied with a very crude explanation of natural phenomena--that to which the name animism has been given. In this stage of mental development all the various forces of Nature are personified the rushing torrent the devastating fire the wind rustling the forest leaves--in the mind of ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 16

Bygone Punishments

  [english | 1899]  

William Andrews


Excerpts: [... he wished to spare. In the days of Edward I. the Abbot of Peterborough set up a gallows at Collingham, Nottinghamshire, and hanged thereon a thief. This ...... town has been in use to pay his house rent, and a salary over and above. Roger Wilson, the present executioner, has, since he was admitted, received ...... Frampton, Wilberton, and Sherbeck, all on the right, and by a gibbet ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 52

Byzantine Churches In Constantinople

  [english | 1912]  

Alexander Van Millingen


Excerpts: [... in Constantinople. BYZANTINE CHURCHES IN CONSTANTINOPLE. MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED. LONDON ? BOMBAY ? CALCUTTA MELBOURNE. THE MACMILLAN ...... and the Shahzad?. But they are generally trifling in size, and are rather ornaments than serious attempts to buttress the dome. Walls.-The walls ...... viz. Athanasius, Euthemius, Timotheus, or more probably of the abbots, Sophronius ...]
Genres: [art | historyDownloads: 14

California

  [english | 1849]  

Henry Vizetelly


Excerpts: [... On leaving the strait we found ourselves on a broad sheet of rippling water looking like a great inland lake, hemmed in on all sides by lofty hills ...... (which it seems is the Rio de los Americanos, a tributary to the Sacramento) about a week ago, and stopt a day or two at Sutter's fort, a few miles ...... spot, we soon saw that here all was bustle and activity. Boatmen were ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 162

California And The Californians

  [english | 1907]  

David Starr Jordan


Summary: [David Starr Jordan Ph.D. LL.D. (January 19 1851 ? September 19 1931) was a leading eugenicist ichthyologist educator and peace activist. He was president of Indiana University and Stanford University. Jordan was born in Gainesville New York and studied at Cornell University Butler University and the Indiana University School of Medicine. During 1885 he was named President of Indiana University ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 153

Caligula

  [english | ]  

C Suetonius Tranquillus


Summary: [An amazing account of a madman written well. One finds it hard to beleive that such a man existed even in Rome]
Genres: [history | biographyDownloads: 479

Campaign Of Battery D First Rhode Island Light Artillery

  [english | 1913]  

Ezra Knight Parker


Summary: [Campaign Of Battery D First Rhode Island Light Artillery by Ezra Knight Parker. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Campaign of Battery D First Rhode Island light artillery. is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Ezra Knight Parker is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Ezra Knight Parker then we highly recommend this ...]
Genres: [history | war | biographyDownloads: 235

Canada The Empire Of The North

  [english | 1909]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... she was doing. Railroad man, farmer, miner, manufacturer, all had the same struggle, the big outlay of labor and money at first, the big risk and ...... and {18} tramp and stamp, though twenty-five lie dead and only four are able to keep on their feet. The corpses are hidden in snowdrifts or crammed ...... of ferns, grows fatigued and drinks at a fresh-water rill. Going in the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 163

Captain Richard Ingle

  [english | 1884]  

Edward Ingle


Summary: [Captain Richard Ingle by Edward Ingle. Excerpt March 16th Lewger showed that whereas Richard Ingle was obnoxious to divers suits complaints of his Lo^p for divers and sundry crimes all w^ch upon composition for the publique good safety were suspended ag^st the said Richard Ingle assuming to leave in the country to the publique need at this time powder and shot but he had not paid the composition ...]
Genres: [history | biography | pirate talesDownloads: 209

Captains Of The Civil War

  [english | 1921]  

William Wood


Summary: [Captains Of The Civil War A Chronicle Of The Blue And The Gray by William Charles Henry Wood. 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 United States History General History United States Civil War Period 1850-1877 History United States Civil War ...]
Genres: [war | historyDownloads: 266

Carlos Broschi

  [spanish | 1912]  

Eugne Scribe


Excerpts: [... esta fortuna, aun despus de mi muerte, Fernando, ser preciso devolverla. Me lo jura. Fo en su honor. Pero si esa persona no apareciese, todos esos bienes ...... al pequeo Carlos, que era de mi edad, prximamente. Esperando su contestacin, Gerardo no respiraba y yo, plida y conmovida, temblaba de pies a cabeza. Agradablemente ...... y hacanos concebir las ms halageas esperanzas. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | musicDownloads: 335

Casa Grande Ruin

  [english | 1896]  

Cosmos Mindeleff


Summary: [Casa Grande Ruin Cosmos Mindeleff by Cosmos Mindeleff. The Casa Grande ruin situated near Gila river in southern Arizona is perhaps the best known specimen of aboriginal architecture in the United States and no treatise on American antiquities is complete without a more or less extended description of it. Its literature which extends over two centuries is voluminous but of little value to the ...]
Genres: [government publication | historyDownloads: 460

Catalogue Of Early Pennsylvania And Other Firearms And Edged

  [english | 1927]  

Henry Shoemaker


Summary: [Henry Wharton Shoemaker (1880?1958) was a prominent American folklorist historian diplomat writer publisher and conservationist.]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 489

Celebrated Claimants From Perkin Warbeck To Arthur Orton

  [english | 1874]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... with the Earl of Warwick, who was confined in the same prison. The unfortunate prince listened readily to his fatal proposals, and a new plan was laid. ...... swooped down upon the town and took the alcalde and his soldiers prisoners. He next wrote to the cardinal regent, ordering him to quit the palace and ...... to Rome, where he was received with open arms by Alexander VII. On ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 331

Celebration In Baltimore Of The Triumph Of Liberty In France

  [english | 1830]  

William Wirt


Summary: [Celebration In Baltimore Of The Triumph Of Liberty In France by William Wirt. 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: 410

Celt And Saxon

  [english | 1910]  

George Meredith


Excerpts: [... thought of shame devolving on him from a kinsman that had shot at a mark and hit it. Who sees the shame of taking an apple from a garden of the Hesperides. ...... of men of his blood too much to brood though it is for our better future to have a capacity for them, and the insensible race is the oxenish. But ...... it so, it accounted for everything: for her absence, and her ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | historyDownloads: 99

Cent Vingt Jours De Service Actif

  [french | ]  

Charles Daoust


Excerpts: [... PARTIE. LE BATAILLON DROIT. Chapitre I.-D'Edmonton Victoria. Chapitre II.-De Victoria Fort Pitt. Chapitre III.-Fort Pitt et la Butte-aux-Franais. ...... l'habitation et pour la premire fois depuis leur dpart de Montral, les volontaires dormirent bien et se reposrent. dix heures l'on se rveilla et les ...... impraticables. 1er mai.-C'est aujourd'hui la douzime journe de la marche. ...]
Genres: [history | adventure | non fictionDownloads: 403

Cessions Of Land By Indian Tribes To The United States

  [english | 1881]  

C Royce


Excerpts: [... Illustrated by Those in the State of Indiana. Cessions of Land by Indian Tribes to the United States: Illustrated by Those in the State of Indiana. The ...... them nothing but a possessory title, involving a right of occupancy and enjoyment until such time as the European sovereign should purchase it from them. ...... former not only relinquished the right of government, but ...]
Genres: [science | government publication | historyDownloads: 68

Cham Et Japhet

  [french | ]  

Ausone De Chancel


Excerpts: [... pupilles, portant dsaveu devant Dieu et rprobation devant l'humanit de la race nouvelle ainsi cre, et qui la Gense n'a assign aucune place dans ...... jusque-l sans unit politique, s'organisent dfinitivement en corps de nation la jeune rpublique, sous le nom de Libria, prend rang au nombre des ...... ncessairement une insurrection prtendue des multres du sud. Massacre par le sabre, ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 120

Chancellorsville And Gettysburg

  [english | 1882]  

Abner Doubleday


Excerpts: [... action until Anderson had fortified his lines and Lee had come forward with the main body to join him. Hooker should have pressed on immediately to ...... near Scott's Dam the line was then continued in a southerly direction by Couch's corps, facing east, French's division being extended to a point near ...... the panic produced by the enemy's reverse fire, regiments and artillery ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 425
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