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A Grass Orphan

  [english | ]  

Franklin Harry

Excerpts: [... Etext from Argosy , Feb 16, 1918 YOUNG BENNINGS ...... No, he said eleven, she said sadly, her eyes hungry upon the crowd. You don't know my grandfather! If I don't, he said lightly, I know ...... was changed. Couldn't have been otherwise, for they are about as near alike as a Plymouth Rock rooster and a brindle bull pup. And each tried his .....]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 174

A Gratidao

  [english | ]  

Camilo Castelo Branco

Summary: [Camilo Ferreira Botelho Castelo-Branco1st Viscount de Correia Botelho (March 16 1825 - June 1 1890) was a prolific Portuguese writer of the 19th century having authored over 260 books. His writing is overall considered original in that it combines the dramatic and sentimental spirit of Romanticism with a highly personal combination of sarcasm bitterness and dark humour. He is also celebrated for ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 107

A Gratido

  [english | ]  

Camilo Castelo Branco

Excerpts: [... velha, e uma criancinha, apesar do rigor do frio, seguiam com difficuldade o caminho, que da serra de Vallongo conduz a S. Cosme. A criana, d'espao ...... que a sua fortuna tinha augmentado consideravelmente. Os visinhos do lugar diziam que, pela avareza e mesquinharia, que tinha alcanado a ...... arredores. Esta distinco n'uma criana, ainda to tenra como Rosa, nascia da sua ...]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 210

A Grave

  [english | ]  

Edith Wharton

Summary: [Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave And Other Stories is a book by Antonia Fraser. First published in 1991 it a collection of nine short stories featuring series character Jemima Shore. It includes such settings as the Caribbean and the Mediterranean. The book includes murderous drama black comedy and a maniacal rapist.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 75

A Gravura Em Portugal

  [english | 1909]  

F De Sousa Viterbo

Excerpts: [... GRAVURA EM PORTUGAL. Breves apontamentos para a sua historia. POR. F. M. de Sousa Viterbo. Proprietaria e editora, a Real Associao. LISBOA ...... vieram de fra do reino, havendo todavia algumas que seriam gravadas em Portugal. Assim neste caso parece-me estar o frontespicio da Ley que disp ...... contm, alm d'aquella, outra gravura, que se encontra no fim da obra, antes da Tauoada, ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 96

A Great Beginning

  [english | 1907]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Summary: [The Russian Revolution of 1917 is also called the Bolshevik Revolution or the October Revolution. In 1917 there were actually two revolutions in Russia. One was the February Revolution in which the Tsar abdicated his throne and the Provisional Government took power. The other was the October Revolution in which the Provisional Government was overthrown by the Bolsheviks. The Russian Revolution ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 109

A Great Man

  [english | 1904]  

Arnold Bennett

Summary: [The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression is a book by Amity Shlaes and published by HarperCollins. The book is a re-analysis of the events of the Great Depression generally from a free-market perspective. The book criticizes Herbert Hoover and the Smoot-Hawley Tariff for their role in exacerbating the Depression through government intervention. It criticizes Franklin D. Roosevelt ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 446

A Guest At The Ludlow

  [english | 1896]  

Bill Nye

Excerpts: [... are POOR. 115. Three or four times as much oxygen is consumed in activity as in repose, hence the hors' nests introduced by me last season 124. Playing ...... for two minutes. She dressed simply, wearing the same clothes while tooling cross-country before breakfast that she wore at the scalp dance the evening ...... He went along to explain things to me, and talk to me when I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 181

A Guest At The Ludlow And Other Stories

  [english | ]  

Edgar Wilson Bill Nye

Summary: [Edgar Wilson Bill Nye (August 25 1850 - February 22 1896) was a distinguished American journalist who later became widely known as a humorist. He was also the founder and editor of the Laramie Boomerang.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 100

A Guide For The Religious Instruction Of Jewish Youth

  [english | 1855]  

Isaac Samuele Reggio

Excerpts: [... and generally acted upon, must bring about the supreme reign of justice, charity, and universal love, and-as far as attainable-the ultimate perfection ...... good and evil, between just and unjust, conceive an idea of things never perceived through the senses it can recognise the supreme Author of the universe, ...... desiring. . Chapter Iii.CHAPTER III. XIX. ON man governing ...]
Genres: [religion | instructionalDownloads: 424

A Guide To Men

  [english | 1922]  

Helen Rowland

Summary: [A Fictional Guide to Scotland is a collection of short stories and one poem from 17 writers who were either Scottish by birth or lived in Scotland at the time of submission. The pieces which made it into the book were selected through an anonymous submissions process with an OpenInk editor Elizabeth Reeder and guest editors Meaghan Delahunt and Suhayl Saadi choosing the final pieces. OpenInk was ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 131

A Guide To Methods And Observation In History

  [english | 1914]  

Calvin Olin Davis

Excerpts: [... of a general character. This fact explains the inclusion of such material as is found in the first few pages of the present booklet. In the hope, ...... definition of history. II. Aspects of History. 1. Military. 2. Political and Constitutional. 3. Ecclesiastical. 4. Economic, Industrial, and ...... works, biographies, and compendiums of history be used in the high school. 4. Is it ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 142

A Half Century Of Conflict

  [english | ]  

Francis Parkman

Summary: [pt. 1. Pioneers of France in the New world. 1865.--pt. 2. The Jesuits in North America. 1867.--pt. 3. La Salle and the discovery of the Great West. 1869.--pt. 4. The old re?gime in Canada. 1874.--pt. 5. Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. 1877.--pt. 6. A half-century of conflict. 1892. 2 v.--pt. 7. Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 311

A Half Century Of Conflict Volume I

  [english | ]  

Francis Parkman

Summary: [pt. 1. Pioneers of France in the New world. 1865.--pt. 2. The Jesuits in North America. 1867.--pt. 3. La Salle and the discovery of the Great West. 1869.--pt. 4. The old re?gime in Canada. 1874.--pt. 5. Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV. 1877.--pt. 6. A half-century of conflict. 1892. 2 v.--pt. 7. Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 495

A Half Century Of Conflict Volume Ii

  [english | 1892]  

Francis Parkman Jr

Summary: [Francis Parkman (September 16 1823 - November 8 1893) was an American historian best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seven-volume France and England in North America. These works are still valued as history and especially as literature although the biases of his work have met with criticism. He was also a leading horticulturist ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 443

A Half Interest In Hell

  [english | ]  

Emile Tepperman

Excerpts: [... the telegrams, left the desk, and crossed the lobby to the Western Union counter at the other side. Have you got a thousand dollars for me, ...... joined the game. They played till four o'clock in the morning. The game would have lasted longer, but some of the boys had to report for the four-to-noon ...... Well, I just thought if I pay you more than Sandra, you'll take my money ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 66

A Handbook Of The Cornish Language

  [english | 1904]  

Henry Jenner

Excerpts: [... comparisons which would otherwise have given a good deal of trouble. Even the somewhat unconventional lexicographical arrangement of the book has had ...... an Englishman and a German would be, if as much so. The three sets of Gaels, however, can understand one another with considerable difficulty, and Irish ...... English.&euro There is a letter of Lhuyd&euro&trades to Henry ...]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 20

A Handbook To Agra And The Taj Sikandra

  [english | 1904]  

E Havell

Summary: [Handbook To Agra And The Taj Sikandra Fatehpur Sikri by E B Havell. In the opening part that deals with the historical book ground he omits the unimportant name and dates attempting to give a sketch of the mugal emperors. It them describes the works of architecture in the city of Aarg and of its surroundings.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 465

A Handful Of Stars

  [english | 1922]  

Frank Boreham

Excerpts: [... soul. William Penn saw the world in his heart that day as he listened to Thomas Loe and, in order that he might overcome it, he embraced the faith ...... in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify Me-and her heart acquiesced in the conclusion: Surely this is the Word of God.'. In ...... James Chalmers was one of the truly great missionaries of the world. ...]
Genres: [non fiction | short story collectionDownloads: 444

A Happy Boy

  [english | 1860]  

Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson

Summary: [Dance of the Happy Shades is a book of short stories by Alice Munro published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in 1968. It was her first collection of stories and won the 1968 Governor Generals Award for English Fiction. The title of the main story is the English translation provided for the ballet in Glucks Orfeo ed Euridice when it was first presented in London.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 197
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