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Charles Dickens As A Reader

  [english | 1872]  

Charles Foster Kent


Excerpts: [... as the writer of the Sketches and of the earlier numbers of Pickwick, he contributed an opera and a couple of farces with brilliant success to the boards ...... period he had not only securely established his reputation in authorship, but had evidenced repeatedly, at intervals during the later portion of it, ...... to be that monster Richard the Third, he deserved to be hanged ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 356

Chateaubriand Et Madame De Custine

  [french | 1893]  

Francois Ren De Chateaubriand


Summary: [Franois-Ren vicomte de Chateaubriand (4 September 1768 - 4 July 1848) was a French writer politician and diplomat. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature.]
Genres: [correspondence | non fictionDownloads: 416

Chess And Checkers The Way To Mastership

  [english | 1922]  

Edward Lasker


Summary: [I tried to read this book on my Kindle but the formatting (mobi format) made the board examples unviewable. There was some good information in the introduction and explanation of chess but beyond that it was kind of useless. I may try a different format when I get the chance to see if the grids are viewable to follow the strategy examples properly.]
Genres: [reference | non fiction | gamesDownloads: 399

Children Of Revolution

  [english | 1925]  

Anna Louise Strong


Summary: [Children Of Revolution Story Of The John Reed Children S Colony On The Volga Which Is As Well A Story Of The Whole Great Structure Of Russia by Anna Louise Strong. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 426

China And The Chinese

  [english | 1902]  

Herbert Giles


Summary: [The Kine Saga is a heroic fantasy trilogy written by British author A. R. Lloyd (Alan Richard Lloyd). It comprises Kine (also published as Marshworld) Witchwood and Dragon Pond (first published as Dragonpond) and chronicles the life of a wild Least Weasel named Kine. The name Kine comes from an Old English word for the weasel.]
Genres: [non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 259

Churchwardens Manual

  [english | ]  

George Henry


Summary: [George Augustus Henry Sala (24 November 1828 - 8 December 1895) English journalist]
Genres: [religion | non fictionDownloads: 185

Civil Government Of Virginia

  [english | ]  

William Fox


Summary: [Sir Adolphus William Ward (2 December 1837 ? 19 June 1924) was an English historian and man of letters. He was born at Hampstead London and was educated in Germany and at Peterhouse Cambridge. In 1866 he was appointed professor of history and English literature in Owens College Manchester and was principal from 1890 to 1897 when he retired. In 1898 Ward delivered the Ford Lectures at Oxford ...]
Genres: [non fiction | politicsDownloads: 28

Cock Lane And Common Sense

  [english | 1894]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... then we have discovered the origin of the world-wide practice of crystal-gazing. It arises from an equally world-wide form of hepatic malady. In ...... Barristers and solicitors would be more useful for that purpose. Thus hardly anything is left which physical science can investigate, except the conduct ...... in obedience to a compact made while in the body. Here and there a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 492

Coinneach Odhar

  [english | 1900]  

D Blair


Summary: [Cha n eil ach duin ainneamh am measg nan Gidheal nach cuala bheag no mhr mu Choinneach Odhar ach tha ine cho fada on bha e ann?mu dha cheud gu leth bliadhna?s gu bheil eachdraidh a bheatha agus na fiosachdan a rinn e a dol ann an tomhas mor cuimhne. Chuir an sr Ghidheal Alasdair Mac Coinnich a mach leabhar beag Beurla mu thimchioll an fhiosaiche ainmeil so anns a bhliadhna]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 379

Combed Out

  [english | 1920]  

Fritz August Voigt


Excerpts: [... tired and depressed that I resolved to ignore it and postpone my usual search to the following day. But as I lay still, trying hard to fall asleep, ...... We struck the road once again. We passed houses of which the scarred walls were still standing, but with their bare, splintered rafters, empty ...... Suddenly he asked: Don't yer want it, mate? I said No, whereupon he exclaimed ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 403

Commentarii De Bello Gallico

  [latin | ]  

Caius Julius Caesar


Summary: [Commentarii De Bello Gallico by Julius Caesar. L. Domitio Ap. Claudio consulibus discedens ab hibernis Caesar in Italiam ut quotannis facere consuerat legatis imperat quos legionibus praefecerat uti quam plurimas possent hieme naves aedificandas veteresque reficiendas curarent. Earum modum formamque demonstrat. Ad celeritatem onerandi subductionesque paulo facit humiliores quam quibus in nostro ...]
Genres: [non fiction | classicDownloads: 428

Commercialism And Journalism

  [english | 1909]  

Hamilton Holt


Summary: [Commercialism And Journalism by Hamilton Holt. 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: [non fictionDownloads: 376

Compleat Surgeon

  [english | 1696]  

Charles Gabriel Le Clerc


Excerpts: [... the Mercurial Panaca. Written in French by M. le Clerc, Physician in Ordinary, and Privy-Counsellor to the French King and faithfully translated ...... perform'd. It is done by Contraction and Extension the former causeth the Antagonist to swell, and the other compels it to stretch forth in length. What ...... the Myology, or Anatomy of the Muscles of the lower Belly. How many ...]
Genres: [health | instructional | non fictionDownloads: 74

Concerning Cats

  [english | 1900]  

Helen Winslow


Summary: [Comic and Curious Cats (aka Martin Lemans Comic and Curious Cats) is a childrens book with text by Angela Carter and illustrations by Martin Leman. It was first published by Gollancz 1979 in 1989 a poster and postcard books of the illustrations were also released. It is not an actual story but a poetic alphabet of cats in which Carter describes each felines characteristics with the same letters ...]
Genres: [essays | non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 365

Confidences

  [english | 1911]  

Edith Belle Lowry


Summary: [Letters: Books. Henry James. Alphonso Daudet. Guy de Maupassant. Anatole France. Turgenev. Stephen Crane: a note without dates. Tales of the sea. An observer in Malaya. A happy wanderer. The life beyond. The ascending effort. The censor of plays.--Life: Autocracy and war. The crime of partition. A note on the Polish problem. Poland revisited. First news. Well done. Tradition. Confidence. Flight. S]
Genres: [health | women studies | non fictionDownloads: 455

Conservation Through Engineering

  [english | 1920]  

Franklin Lane


Summary: [At head of title: Department of the interior.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 310

Considrations Gnrales Sur Ltat Actuel Du Japon

  [french | 1866]  

Charles De Montblanc


Excerpts: [... familiariss avec les produits des pays les plus loigns, que nous ne nous tonnons plus de les voir chaque instant autour de nous, dans nos vtements, ...... Depuis une dizaine d'annes, ce pays est sorti de son mystrieux isolement. Des lignes de bateaux vapeur le relient aujourd'hui l'Europe, et Marseille ...... possdent une valeur individuelle et sociale qui les distingue ondment de ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 112

Construction Work For Rural And Elementary Schools

  [english | 1909]  

Virginia Mcgaw


Excerpts: [... be made without elaborate preparation or special material. Believing that a child is most likely to appreciate his tools when he realizes their value ...... one color. (See page 14.). Double in the middle and leave two loops, each two inches long. Take two strands as the center and foundation and attach ...... On the reverse side of the board draw diagonals to determine the center. ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 241

Contemporary American Novelists 1900 1920

  [english | 1922]  

Carl Van Doren


Excerpts: [... amiable sentiments. Poetic justice prospered and happy endings were orthodox. To a remarkable extent the local colorists passed by the immediate problems ...... by the half-dozen distinguishing features which in legend are always enough for any type. In the North and West, of course, much the same process ...... that even Mrs. Freeman's Pembroke, one of the best novels of its class,...]
Genres: [criticism | non fictionDownloads: 165

Contestaciones Y Consideraciones

  [spanish | 1900]  

Apolinario Mabini


Excerpts: [... SEOR APOLINARIO MABINI, MANILA, P.I. DEAR SEOR:. I enclose a list of questions which you were kind enough to inform me you would be pleased ...... de su Excelencia, con la mayor consideracion y respeto, su mas obediente servidor. APOLINARIO MABINI. PREGUNTAS Y RESPUESTAS. GENERAL. ...... en la forma y con las garantias que se convengan previamente con el Congreso de los ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 283
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