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English Literary Criticism

  [english | ]  

Anonymous


Summary: [English Literary Criticism by Various. I find I have anticipated already and taken up from Boccace before I come to him but there is so much less behind and I am of the temper of most kings who love to be in debt are all for present money no matter how they pay it afterwards besides the nature of a preface is rambling never wholly out of the way nor in it. This I have learned from the practice of ...]
Genres: [non fiction | criticismDownloads: 137

Entertaining Made Easy

  [english | 1919]  

Emily Rose Burt


Excerpts: [... be, and there's hardly a woman in the world-is there.-who wouldn't like to be known as a good hostess. But, says one of you, I haven't the knack.. And ...... were asked for. Jokes and funny rhymes or sayings were read in turn. If various persons dislike the publicity of such a procedure, all the smiles ...... fast as they can backward to an appointed goal. 4. Low Speed. Any number ...]
Genres: [non fiction | cookingDownloads: 165

Entertainments For Home Church And School

  [english | ]  

Frederica Seeger


Excerpts: [... must do this. FRENCH RHYMES. Each member of the company writes upon a slip of paper two words that rhyme. These are collected by one player and ...... but thrown loosely. Chapter Iv.CHAPTER IV. MAGIC MUSIC-CUSHION DANCE-ANIMAL BLINDMAN'S BLUFF-MY LADY'S TOILET -GOING TO JERUSALEM. MAGIC ...... the body, and small portions of the stalk of the same fruit the head and legs. With a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 206

Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 1

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... ascended the Andes, contributed by their discoveries and collections to augment the vegetable riches of the Old World. But, in their time, geology ...... to La Victoria, and the valleys of Aragua. This road is cut out of a talcose gneiss* in a state of decomposition. (* The direction of the strata ...... half every second. The equinoctial current is felt, though feebly, even beyond ...]
Genres: [nature | non fictionDownloads: 175

Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 2

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... in 1788 one of those monastic revolutions, of which it is difficult to form a conception in Europe, according to the ideas that prevail of the peaceful ...... set free. The curare is sold in little calabashes but its preparation being in the hands of a few families, and the quantity of poison attached to each ...... A hunter preserves the same blow-tube during his whole life, and ...]
Genres: [nature | non fictionDownloads: 489

Equinoctial Regions Of America Vol 3

  [english | 1851]  

Alexander Von Humboldt


Excerpts: [... determining the position of several points in latitude and longitude during the passage from Batabano to Trinidad of Cuba and to Carthagena. It would ...... governors, Diego Velasquez and Pedro de Barba. The oppression of the natives dates from the arrival of the cruel Hernando de Soto about the year 1539. ...... of refined sugar furnished by the island of Cuba for its own ...]
Genres: [nature | non fictionDownloads: 111

Escape And Other Essays

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [I like this quote by Arthur Christopher Benson]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 164

Essays Before A Sonata

  [english | ]  

Charles Ives


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fiction | musicDownloads: 194

Essays From The Guardian

  [english | 1910]  

Walter Horatio Pater


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 101

Essays In Little

  [english | 1891]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty (2008) is a collection of essays studying all of William Peter Blattys novels from Which Way To Mecca Jack? (1959) to Elsewhere (2009).]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 67

Essays In War Time

  [english | ]  

Havelock Ellis


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fiction | healthDownloads: 43

Essays Of Francis Bacon

  [english | ]  

Francis Bacon


Summary: [Essayes: Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and Allowed was the first published book by the philosopher statesman and jurist Francis Bacon. The Essays are written in a wide range of styles from the plain and unadorned to the epigrammatic. They cover topics drawn from both public and private life and in each case the essays cover their topics systematically from a ...]
Genres: [non fiction | essays | audiobookDownloads: 195

Essays On Russian Novelists

  [english | ]  

William Lyon Phelps


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 485

Essays On Work And Culture

  [english | ]  

Hamilton Wright Mabie


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 26

Everybody Guide To Money Matters

  [english | 1898]  

William Cotton


Summary: [Everybody S Guide To Money Matters by F S A William Cotton. THE Author emboldened by a Banking expe- rience of over forty years offers this little work to the public in the hope that elementary though it be it may prove acceptable to many persons of both sexes. ]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 416

Evolution Of Expression Vol 1

  [english | ]  

Charles Wesley Emerson


Excerpts: [... text, however, can take the place of a discerning teacher. A knowledge of the philosophy of education in expression avails little without the ability ...... very spirit of nature in a Haydn or a Beethoven. We may follow the growth of the English drama through the same process, from its dawning in the ...... thorough digging for the nuggets of thought beneath. The pupil must live ...]
Genres: [essays | non fictionDownloads: 155

Exercises In Knitting

  [english | 1847]  

Cornelia Mee


Summary: [Exercises In Knitting by Cornelia Mee. AUTHORESS OF A MANUAL OF KNITTING NETTING AND CROCHET WORK THE COMPANION TO THE WORK TABLE CROCHET EXPLAINED AND ILLUSTRATED CROCHET DOILIES AND EDGINGS ETC. 1846 ]
Genres: [instructional | non fictionDownloads: 250

Famous Flyers

  [english | 1932]  

J Grayson


Excerpts: [... wanted to see him, and to see him quickly. Something was up. At least, that was what it should have meant to Hal, but evidently it didn't, because no ...... a few more, and suddenly the outburst that had been promising for hours poured down. Bob's father, with the aid of the two boys, put up the windows of ...... He has not flown, and has acted as advisor to his company as they ...]
Genres: [non fiction | post 1930Downloads: 322

Far Off Things

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to Life is a 200 page book by A. C. Grayling first published in 2001. Written without footnotes with the intention to popularize philosophical reasoning it consists of short essays on a variety of subjects which although deeply rooted in philosophy are everyday phenomena encountered recognized and understood by everyone.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 196

Fasting Girls

  [english | 1879]  

William Alexander Hammond


Summary: [Fasting Girls William Alexander Hammond by William Alexander Hammond. excerpt from the book.. ABSTINENCE IN THE MIDDLE AGES. Among the many remarkable manifestations by which hysteria exhibits itself for the astonishment of the credulous and uneducated portion of the public and--alas that it should have to be said --for the delectation of an occasional weak-minded and ignorant physician the ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 75
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