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Notes On Agriculture In Cyprus And Its Products

  [english | 1919]  

William Bevan


Excerpts: [... kinds. It will scarcely be necessary to add that little more than a summary of the agricultural practice and resources of the Island has here ...... practically the only buyer of its perishable produce. During recent years the Cypriot agriculturist has come to realise more and more the value of the ...... in the Karpas and possibly in the Paphos district. It is still in use in some ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 281

Notes On Nursing

  [english | 1860]  

Florence Nightingale


Summary: [Microfilm.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 477

Nova Academia De Pintura

  [english | 1817]  

Cirilo Volkmar Machado


Excerpts: [... mais para confundir a mente de hum principiante, que para a illustrar. Ha em taes livros muitas cousas inuteis, e outras que parecem, ou so contradictorias ...... s Santas Imagens:[4] o Massolino[5] deu grande nobreza s figuras, e huma certa vida aos olhos mas o seu discipulo Massacio excedeu-o tanto, quanto ...... homens que della sahio. Alli se estudavo as tres Artes, a gravura, ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 325

O Vinho Do Porto Processo De Uma Bestialidade Ingleza

  [english | 1903]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... est na raa saxonia, se no vinho portuguez. Pelo menos e provisoriamente considera-se envenenado, o bruto. Pois o veneno que lograr infiltrar-se nas ...... exclama: Quem assim deteriora o vinho , a meu vr, mais criminoso que um ladro vulgar e conclue o seu opusculo n'estes termos: Os consummidores inglezes ...... comprava as colheitas a elle Affonso. Avultava o velho Manoel Browne, ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 290

Oeuvres Compltes De Alfred De Musset Tome 6

  [french | ]  

Alfred De Musset


Excerpts: [... trs bonne pour un mari d'ailleurs, et-on voulu tre plus svre, il n'tait personne que n'et dsarm la bienveillante gaiet d'Emmeline. L'oncle Duval ...... l'agilit de son corps l'et quitte, et ne ft reste que dans son esprit. Elle sortait rarement, comme son mari, et on ne passait gure le soir sous sa fentre ...... porte, et Emmeline se jeta dans un cabi. Le pauvre garon ne s'aperut ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 367

Old New Zealand

  [english | 1863]  

A Pakeha Maori


Summary: [An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand was an official encyclopedia about New Zealand published by the New Zealand Government in 1966. The editor was Dr Alexander Hare McLintock the parliamentary historian who was assisted by two others. The encyclopedia included articles written by 359 other authors. It contained over 1800 general articles and 900 biographies. It was published in three thick volumes ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 409

Old Roads And New Roads

  [english | 1852]  

William Bodham Donne


Summary: [The Book of Roads and Kingdoms is a 9th century geography text by the Persian geographer Ibn Khordadbeh. It maps and describes the major trade routes of the time within the Muslim world and discusses distant trading regions such as Japan Korea and China. It was written around 870 CE while its author was Director of Posts and Police for the Abbasid province of Djibal. The work uses much of the ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 217

Oliveira Martins

  [english | 1894]  

Antero De Quental


Excerpts: [... o que um povo foi e o que quiz ser, descobrem-nos a sua aspirao intima e marcam os limites dentro dos quaes lhe foi dado realisal-a. So o commentario ...... romana e portugueza. O Cid batalha mais de uma vez contra os castelhanos, ao lado dos arabes o condestavel de Bourbon vira a sua espada aventureira ...... grau de tenso em que o patriotismo, exaltando-se, se transforma numa ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 201

Om Viljans Frihet

  [swedish | 1922]  

Frans Von Scheele


Excerpts: [... FRIHET. ETT FREDRAG. FRANS v. SCHELE. STERSUND A.-B. JMTLANDS TIDNINGS TRYCKERI 1922. Vad jag i afton skall tala om, r varken den politiska friheten ...... r blott ett sjlvbedrgeri, grundat p hennes okunnighet om de orsaker, som i varje gonblick framkallar viljeyttringen ssom sin ovillkorliga verkan. Lika ...... Att tnka sig ngot annat n endast en drskap, viljefriheten r endast ett ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 419

Omzwervingen Door De Eilandenwereld Van Den Grooten Oceaan

  [dutch | 1888]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... naar den wal begaf, kon zich niet dan met eenige moeite een weg door die branding banen de geul, die wij te midden der banken en riffen volgden, werd ...... een anthropologisch oogpunt het meest overeen met het zoo opmerkelijke ras dat Tahiti bewoont. Echter bedraagt de lengte van de mannen op de Tubua-eilanden ...... kan niet meer geven dan zij zelve heeft. Bij een tweede tochtje, ...]
Genres: [travel | non fictionDownloads: 204

On Commando

  [english | 1902]  

Dietlof Van Warmelo


Excerpts: [... STEYN IN THE BOSCHVELD-LOST. IX. PRACTICAL HINTS-ADVENTURE ON THE SABIE-NORTH OF LYDENBURG. X. FROM ROOSSENEKAL TO PIETERSBURG-WITH GENERAL ...... I shall be able to take up the cudgels for my people in cases where the rest of the world turned from us because they were disappointed in their expectations ...... guns and from the exploding bullets, and heard the rattling of the shots ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 17

On The Firing Line In Education

  [english | 1919]  

Adoniram Judson Ladd


Excerpts: [... at hand in the graduates of our colleges and universities-broadly trained men capable of assimilating, or learning, or in other ways gaining quickly, ...... have to pay for our democracy. On the other hand, an absolute monarchy can act quickly, for there may be but one individual to assimilate the new idea ...... room practises and likewise greatly aided in putting education on a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 273

On The Ruin Of Britain

  [english | ]  

Gildas Sapiens


Summary: [Gildas (c. 500 ? 570) was a 6th-century British cleric. He is one of the best-documented figures of the Christian church in the British Isles during this period. His renowned learning and literary style earned him the designation Gildas Sapiens (Gildas the Wise). His work De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae which contains narratives of the post-Roman history of Britain is the only substantial ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 108

One Way Out

  [english | 1911]  

William Carleton


Excerpts: [... by the lamp with a pair of trousers I had worn when a kid in his hands. His head was bent and he was trying to sew. I went to his side and asked ...... the fall and winter we kept pretty much by ourselves, not deliberately but because neither of us cared particularly about whist parties and such things ...... Poor little woman, she worked harder for a quarter than I did and I was ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 154

Opsculos Por Alexandre Herculano Tomo Iv

  [english | 1879]  

Alexandre Herculano


Excerpts: [... antagonista, desenvolve e refora com argumentos novos as suas proprias idas. Como succede a todos os homens que, speriores s preoccupaes do seu tempo ...... vencedoras de novo houve homens turbulentos e cubiosos (os ambiciosos so raros no nosso paiz) que ora se apoderaram do poder, ora desappareceram na ...... cordato, que pretendesse applicar um capital avultado aos melhoramentos ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 92

Opsculos Por Alexandre Herculano Tomo Ix

  [english | 1909]  

Alexandre Herculano


Excerpts: [... a Europa: viu-se que as passagens bellas ou sublimes de Horacio, Pindaro e Virgilio, de Dante e Ariosto, deviam-lhe em grande parte a sua belleza ...... nossas reflexes. Em Portugal, onde a representao nacional no existia, onde os tribunaes eram fechados s defesas oraes e aos juizos publicos, e a arte ...... pois, que elles residam em ns como frmas da intelligencia. visivel que um ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 319

Opsculos Por Alexandre Herculano Tomo V

  [english | 1886]  

Alexandre Herculano


Excerpts: [... monumentos, a converter em latrinas[1] ou tabernas os logares consagrados pela historia ou pela religio. E, depois, se vos perguntarem: de que ...... mais proficua assim a historia ao genero humano. Para acabarmos um parallelo, que poderiamos levar mais longe, notaremos a tendencia dos dois escriptores, ...... que assim souberam conservar-se livres d'estranho jugo, grandes virtudes ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 43

Opsculos Por Alexandre Herculano Tomo Vii

  [english | 1898]  

Alexandre Herculano


Excerpts: [... projecto que, pela materia de que tracta, nos pareceu dever ser incluido no presente volume. Com esse projecto pretendia A. Herculano promover em grande ...... Inutilmente com a sua grande voz de bronze elle pede que o abriguem das injurias das estaces. As aguas do cu, filtrando-lhe por entre os membros, l os ...... no tem s applicao aos mysterios do cu tem-n'a s miserias da terra. ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 124

Orjien Vapauttaminen Pohjois Amerikassa

  [english | 1892]  

Aleksandra Gripenberg


Excerpts: [... omaa oikeuden-tuntoansa. Mutta se on samassa osoittava meille, mit kansa voipi tehd omaksi parannuksekseen, kun kaikki sen siveydelliset voimat hertetn ...... kuin valkoisia tylisi. Niin puhuivat orjuuden puolustajat, ja heit oli valitettavasti paljon. Mik alennuksen syvyys toiselta puolen ja tirannius ...... ja joista toinen oli toista julmempi, tirannillisempi. Niin oli asian ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 145

Orthography

  [english | 1904]  

Elmer Cavins


Excerpts: [... are explained. Insist that pupils in every case where it is possible define or illustrate so as to show the literal meaning, else much of the value ...... or from all around. #bene# = well, good. 1. bene dict ion, speak 2. bene fact ion, do 3. bene fact or, one who 4. bene fic ent, do 5. bene fic ial, ...... of the regular course excessive. #inter# = between, among, through. 1. ...]
Genres: [non fiction | languageDownloads: 103
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