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Sea Power And Other Studies

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Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge

Excerpts: [... and the fate of North America were determined by sea-power, so also at a very remote epoch sea-power decided whether or not Hellenic colonisation was ...... by men from the 'old country.' Moreover, it was small. The wealth of India would have sufficed to furnish a larger material element but, as the ...... ranks of our bluejackets till a date later than that of the launch of the ...]
Genres: [nautical | non fictionDownloads: 329

A Practical Physiology

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Albert Blaisdell

Summary: [vry nice]
Genres: [non fiction | science | instructionalDownloads: 280

The Golden Sayings Of Epictetus

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Excerpts: [... the contrary. Why, what am I?-A wretched human creature with this miserable flesh of mine. Miserable indeed! but you have something better than that ...... weep about to-morrow's food. Slave! if you have it, well and good if not, you will depart: the door is open-why lament? What further room is there for ...... to his will, and whom none can hinder. What then, is freedom madness? ...]
Genres: [classic | reference | non fictionDownloads: 364

The Recreations Of A Country Parson

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A H Boyd

Summary: [The Recreations Of A Country Parson by A K H Boyd. In such a life indeed these Essays which never would have been begun had my duty been always such must be written in little snatches of time and perhaps a sharp critic could tell from internal evidence which of them have been written in the country and which in the town. I look up from the table at which I write and the roses honeysuckle and the ...]
Genres: [religion | non fictionDownloads: 118

A Concise Dictionary Of Middle English

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A And Walter Skeat Mayhew

Excerpts: [... in addition to this, and for the purpose of illustration, forms are given from various texts and Dictionaries, and from the Glossaries to B (Bruce), ...... MDu.'encoren ~Aqueyntaunce~, sb. acquaintance, S2, CM, MD.-OF.acointance AF. aqueyntance. (~A-~ 7.). ~Aqueynten~, v. to become known, ...... S2 ~beien~, S ~beyne~, S.-AS. begen. ~Beyer~,adj. gen of both, PP ~beire~, PP, MD ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 222

Cowley Essays

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Abraham Cowley

Summary: [Bibliography: p. xxvii.]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 472

Alessandro Manzoni

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Alessandro De Gubernatis

Summary: [Alessandro Manzoni Studio Biografico Letture Fatte Alla Taylorian Institution Di Oxford Nel Maggio Dell Anno 1878 Notevolmente Ampliat Cd Rom Edition Of An Italian Language Non Fiction Biography by Alessandro De Gubernatis. CD-ROM Edition For reading or research No illustrations not an audio CD produced in a Microsoft Word Compatible format for your reading or research. About the subject ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 194

General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office

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Alexander Campbell

Summary: [General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors In The Dominion by Alexander Campbell. This routine work should be suitably and fairly apportioned amongst your clerks--each clerk under your superintendence being responsible for the duty assigned to him. You will after fair warning report to the Postmaster General any clerk who fails correctly and efficiently to perform this duty.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 145

The Child And Childhood In Folk Thought

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Alexander Chamberlain

Summary: [The Child And Childhood In Folk Thought by Alexander F Chamberlain. 1896. The Child in Primitive Culture. Contents Child-Study The Child s Tribute to the Mother The Child s Tribute to the Father The Name Child The Child in the Primitive Laboratory The Bright Side of Child-Life Parental Affection Childhood the Golden Age Children s Food Children s Souls Children s Flowers Plants and Trees Children ...]
Genres: [reference | non fictionDownloads: 357

Man In The Iron Mask essay

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Alexandre Dumas

Excerpts: [... interests, and persists in regarding the prisoner as sacrificed for the preservation of some dynastic secret involving the peace of the world and ...... was founded the other was a work by the bibliophile Jacob, who followed a new system of inquiry, and whose book displayed the results of deep research ...... that interferes with its development. A book, on the contrary, is written ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 257

Massacres Of The South

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Alexandre Dumas

Excerpts: [... help, and to carry out their promise doubled the patrol and appointed a captain of the town whose sole duty was to keep order in the streets. Now ...... Majesty has spared their modesty by addressing to them on many occasions words of praise which they would never have ventured to apply to themselves ...... and swords a few had even pistols and guns. On the stroke of ten, the hour ...]
Genres: [history | non fictionDownloads: 244

Oeuvres Compltes De Alfred De Musset Tome 6

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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

Library Work With Children

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Alice Hazeltine

Excerpts: [... receiving it. In the late eighteenth century it was the custom at Harvard College to grant a six-weeks' vacation in winter and summer, when students ...... would it be wise to change this. It would be wise, however, to appoint as one of the county superintendents of public instruction a trained librarian, ...... so little comprehended by the great majority of men, it can hardly be ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 421

The Rhythm Of Life And Other Essays

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Alice Meynell

Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 377

Secret Chambers And Hiding Places

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Allan Fea

Summary: [Secret Chambers And Hiding Places by Allan Fea. The secret chamber is unrivalled even by the haunted house for the mystery and romance surrounding it. Volumes have been written about the haunted house while the secret chamber has found but few exponents.]
Genres: [non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 369

Nol Dans Les Pays trangers

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Alphonse Chabot

Excerpts: [... a tendu les gerbes avant le battage. Est-ce en souvenir de la paille et de la pauvret de la crche. Nous serions ports le croire. Quoi qu'il en soit, ...... de ces amusements. Dans les recueils de Folk-Lore, on parle des joyeuses bandes que conduisaient, pendant les ftes de Nol, le Roi de la Draison ...... sa fte annuelle, Ah. Ah. c'est le jour, Dieu donne ici joie d'amour A tous ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 324

La Vie Littraire

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Anatole France

Summary: [Literary Taste: How to Form it is a long essay by Arnold Bennett first published in 1909 with a revised edition by his friend Frank Swinnerton appearing in 1937. It includes a long list of recommended books every item individually costed. Both the essay and the list were very influential although Bennetts decision to include only books originally written in English (along with a handful of Latin ...]
Genres: [biography | non fictionDownloads: 6

A Psychological Counter Current In Recent Fiction

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William Dean Howells

Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [non fiction | psychologyDownloads: 265

Lettre Lempereur Alexandre Sur La Traite Des Noirs

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William Wilberforce

Summary: [Lettre L Empereur Alexandre Sur La Traite Des Noirs French Edition by William Wilberforce. 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 fiction | historyDownloads: 203

The Letters Vol 1

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Summary: [The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett is a book published in 1923 by A. Trevor Barker. According to Theosophical teachings the letters were written between 1880 and 1884 by Kuthumi and Morya to A.P. Sinnett. The letters were previously quoted in several theosophical books (e.g. The Occult World by Sinnett) but not published in full. The book was both praised and criticized by theosophists. Dr H.N. ...]
Genres: [history | non fiction | biographyDownloads: 140
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