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A Declaration Of The Causes

  [english | 1589]  


Summary: [A playne and godly Exposytion or Declaration of the Commune Crede is a 1533 work of religious commentary by Desiderius Erasmus written at the request of Thomas Boleyn 1st Earl of Wiltshire and dealing with the Apostles Creed from a Roman Catholic point of view. It was written in part as a result of the dispute between Erasmus and Martin Luther on certain aspects of the nature of the Catholic ...]
Genres: [politicsDownloads: 11

A Descent Into The Maelstrom

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Summary: [Inspired by the Moskstraumen it is couched as a story within a story a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - You suppose me a very old man he says but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white to weaken my limbs and to unstring my nerves. The narrator convinced by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

A Description Of Modern Birmingham

  [english | ]  

Charles Pye

Excerpts: [... and in the tower underneath it are ten musical bells, and a set of chimes that play a different tune every day in the week, at the hours of one, ...... under the above title. On the 4th of December, 1812, a general meeting was held, and a committee appointed, who, after making numerous enquiries ...... two constables one headborough, who, if he thinks proper to be vigilant, can act ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 340

A Description Of The Bar And Frame Hive

  [english | 1844]  

W Augustus Munn

Summary: [A Description Of The Bar And Frame Hive by W Augustus Munn. By first giving a general description of the bar-and-frame-hive the details of its construction can be better explained afterwards. An oblong box is formed of well seasoned wood of an inch in thickness about thirty inches long sixteen inches high and twelve inches broad but the size may be varied to suit the convenience or taste of ...]
Genres: [instructional | science | natureDownloads: 411

A Desert Drama

  [english | 1898]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... firm's windows to managing its business. For most of that long time he had been absolutely immersed in dry, technical work, living with the one idea ...... Stephens. I heard one when we went out to see the Sphinx by moonlight.. But the American lady had risen, and her face showed that her nerves had ...... Last time they overran this country they burned the Alexandrian library. You ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 50

A Desperate Chance

  [english | 1897]  

Harlan Page Halsey

Excerpts: [... some new quality, and held forth to Desmond that some day he would make a very startling revelation. The youth had no idea as to the character of the ...... thought not no use to survey out this way. I suppose you are looking for a lost mine.. Well, we might take in a lost mine or find a new one, ...... you are a tramp, a whisky-loving tramp, and that I remember you emptied my ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | pulpDownloads: 326

A Desperate Character

  [english | 1899]  

Ivan Turgenev

Summary: [A desperate character.--A strange story.--Punin and Baburin.--Old portraits.--The brigadier.--Pyetushkov.]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 291

A Devil Highball

  [english | ]  

G Fleming Roberts

Summary: [Misery likes company. So does the grave. And Gavin Clark had more than one foot in the grave. His brain warped by his wifes unfaithfulness concocted]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 200

A Dialogue Between Dean Swift And Tho Prior Esq

  [english | 1753]  


Excerpts: [... as false and personated, and most Governments look on such Authors at best, as so many out-lying Deer, and give all the World leave to hunt them and run ...... formidable People in it. Don't you consider how easily they are crusht by Power. SWIFT. No. But I consider how easily they can crush Power, I mean ...... Funds allowed this noble Design, are so small, as if they were ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 465

A Dialogue Concerning Oratory Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence

  [english | ]  

Cornelius Tacitus

Summary: [A Dialogue Concerning Oratory Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence The Works Of Cornelius Tacitus Volume 8 Of 8 With An Essay On His Life And Genius Notes Supplements by Cornelius Tacitus. A Dialogue Concerning Oratory Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence - The Works Of Cornelius Tacitus Volume 8 of 8 With An Essay On - His Life And Genius Notes Supplements is presented here in a high quality kindle ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 205

A Diary Without Dates

  [english | 1918]  

Enid Bagnold

Summary: [Reprint of the 1918 ed. published by W. Heinemann London.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 121

A Difficult Problem

  [english | 1900]  

Anna Katharine Green

Summary: [Run-of-the-mill detection in which a murderer is tracked down by the unnamed narrator in record time. No surprises here.]
Genres: [short story | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 235

A Discourse Concerning Ridicule And Irony In Writing

  [english | 1729]  

Archie Frederick Collins

Excerpts: [... he ignored his own wounds in order to applaud a critic's. suspicions that there is a sophism in what he calls my hypothesis. That is a temper that ...... an insidious blind to vindicate his attacks upon an organized priesthood. We can recognize now that his opponents oversimplified his intention, that they ...... and have not the least . of those qualitys for wch the superstitious ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 177

A Discourse For The Time

  [english | 1852]  

William Henry Furness

Excerpts: [... Church, by W. H.. Title: A Discourse for the Time, delivered January 4, 1852 in the First Congregational Unitarian Church. Author: W. H. Furness. Release ...... But there is no help for it. We must take our lot as we find it. And such is the nature of our social fabric drawing all the power of the government ...... their comforts, and keep aloof and indifferent, and flatter ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 306

A Discourse On The Life

  [english | 1870]  

William Cullen Bryant

Summary: [Discourse Of The Life And Character Of The Hon Littleton Waller Tazewell by Hugh Blair Grigsby. Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Hugh Blair Grigsby is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Hugh Blair Grigsby then we highly recommend this publication for your book ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 197

A Dissertation On Horses

  [english | 1756]  

William Osmer

Summary: [A Dissertation On Horses by William Osmer. A Dissertation on Horses Wherein it is Demonstrated by Matters of Fact as well as from the Principles of Philosophy that Innate Qualities do not exist and that the excellence of this Animal is altogether mechanical and not in the Blood.]
Genres: [non fiction | scienceDownloads: 348

A Dissertation On The Medical Properties And Injurious

  [english | 1830]  

A Mcallister

Excerpts: [... course may not effect an entire weaning from the use of tobacco. Most persons in good health, and all in younger life, may break off at once, without ...... a moderate degree of self-denial. Those who never felt the appetite may laugh at such directions as these but those who know its power, will at least ...... important subject, in a clear, forcible, and striking manner and the ...]
Genres: [health | non fictionDownloads: 491

A Dissertation On The Medical Properties And Injurious Effects Of The Habitual Use Of Tobacco

  [english | ]  

A Mcallister

Summary: [A Dissertation On The Medical Properties And Injurious Effects Of The Habitual Use Of Tobacco by A Mcallister. 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 Antiques]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 12

A Dixie School Girl

  [english | 1913]  

Gabrielle Jackson

Excerpts: [... soft greens which they have worn all summer, when the native birds are hobnobbing and gossiping with their friends who are journeying farther south, ...... Woodbine, Mary Ashby presented him with not only an heir but an heiress as well, and the old gentleman came very near a balloon ascension. The ...... glanced down at her khaki riding skirt and at Apache's mud-splashed body, and ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 458

A Doctor Of The Old School

  [english | 1895]  

Ian Maclaren

Excerpts: [... answer a question that has been often and fairly asked. Was there ever any doctor so self-forgetful and so utterly Christian as William MacLure. To ...... Hillocks' brother so far forgot himself as to slip awa at sixty, that worthy man was scandalized, and offered laboured explanations at ...... color by constant exposure to the weather, red hair and beard turning grey, honest blue ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 497
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