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A History Of Science Vol 2

  [english | ]  

Henry Smith Williams


Excerpts: [... that epoch something less or something more than justice. We may be sure, then, that the ideal of ecclesiasticism is not solely responsible for the scientific ...... by Mohammed as his chief medical adviser, and recommended as such to his successor, the Caliph Abu Bekr. Thus, at the very outset, the science of ...... Nicholas V., made its publication the more impressive. The output ...]
Genres: [science | historyDownloads: 137

A History Of Science Vol 4

  [english | ]  

Henry Smith Williams


Excerpts: [... of all the teachings, of the great Paracelsus had been gradually taking root among the better class of alchemists, and about the middle of the seventeenth ...... substances would yield, putting them into the vessel, which I filled with quicksilver, and kept inverted in a basin of the same . With this apparatus, ...... of the operation would be oxygenated and consequently ...]
Genres: [science | historyDownloads: 320

A History Of The Army Experience Of William A Canfield

  [english | 1869]  

William Canfield


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [war | biographyDownloads: 25

A History Of The Japanese People

  [english | ]  

Frank Brinkley


Excerpts: [... related to Mongol and to Manchu, and might therefore lay claim to be included in the so-called 'Altaic group' In any case, Japanese is what philologists ...... of her in verse: Thou Island of Awaji With thy double ranges Thou Island of Azuki With thy double ranges Ye good islands, ...... doubted until the days (1730-1801) of the prince of Japanese literati, Motoori Norinaga. The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 0

A History Of The Mcguffey Readers

  [english | 1911]  

Henry Vail


Summary: [A History Of The Mcguffey Readers by Henry H Vail. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [instructional | non fiction | historyDownloads: 338

A History Of The Nineteenth Century Year By Year

  [english | ]  

Edwin Emerson


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 338

A History Of The Third French Republic

  [english | 1916]  

Charles Henry Conrad Wright


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 358

A History Of The United States

  [english | ]  

Cecil Chesterton


Summary: [Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States is a 1989 book by humor columnist Dave Barry. In a style typical of the humorist yet also reminiscent of the English classic 1066 and All That Barry satirizes mangles and when necessary just plain makes up famous events in United States history. One running joke through the entire book is in an effort to simplify history all important ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 236

A Hive Of Busy Bees

  [english | ]  

Effie Williams


Excerpts: [... He only nodded his white head wisely. I see, he said. And some way, after that, Joyce felt that it would come out all right. It did. On the last ...... what interesting sights were whirling past. First there was a big flock of chickens then some calves in a meadow, running away from the train in a ...... are busy all the time. On sunny days, they gather honey and on cloudy days ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 330

A Honeymoon In Space

  [english | 1901]  

George Griffith


Summary: [A Honeymoon In Space by George Griffith. A sci-fi novel]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 79

A Hoosier Chronicle

  [english | 1912]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [The history of the making and marring of men in politics.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 125

A Hora Do Crime

  [english | ]  

Francisco Luiz Coutinho De Miranda


Excerpts: [... Bemdita a fatalidade que sem produzir os resultados negros a que mirava, operou a convers~ao espontanea de um illudido, que se deixou desvairar ...... que tem por evangelho a tolerancia, a deosa que manda respeitar a vida humana, mancharam-se de sangue no Mexico, mas j'amais se ennodoar~ao na nobre ...... de um corrilho! Um republicano n~ao devia, n~ao podia, sem deshonra, entregar ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 311

A Horseman In The Sky

  [english | ]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... to be dead. He was asleep at his post of duty. But if detected he would be dead shortly afterward, that being the just and legal penalty of his crime. ...... cliff. Had he been awake he would have commanded a view, not only of the short arm of the road and the jutting rock but of the entire profile of the ...... savage scene, and through which the road had somehow made its climb ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 242

A House Boat On The Styx

  [english | 1895]  

John Kendrick Bangs


Summary: [The book begins with Charon ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business he later finds out that he is to be appointed the boats janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat. There is no central theme each chapter features various souls from history and mythology and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 10

A House Of Gentlefolk

  [english | 1859]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [v. 1. Rudin.--v. 2. A house of gentlefolk.--v. 3. On the eve.--v. 4. Fathers and children.--v. 5. Smoke.--v. 6-7. Virgin soil.--v. 8-9. A sportsmans sketches.--v. 10. Dream tales and prose poems.--v. 11. The torrents of spring.--v. 12. A Lear of the steppes and other stories.--v. 13. The diary of a superfluous man and other stories.--v. 14. A desperate character and other stories.--v. 15. The]
Genres: [fiction and literature | harvard classicsDownloads: 401

A House Of Pomegranates

  [english | 1892]  

Oscar Wilde


Summary: [A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimisical short stories by Oscar Wilde. This collections includes the following tales: The Young King The Birthday of the Infanta The Fisherman and his Soul and The Star-child. Readers of all ages will be delighted by these fanciful tales.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | juvenileDownloads: 7

A House To Let

  [english | ]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

A House To Let Et Al

  [english | 1858]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | audiobookDownloads: 55

A Humorous History Of England

  [english | 1920]  

C Harrison


Excerpts: [... future progress of this State,. Must own the chiefest fact to be. Her escalator is the Sea._. [Illustration: Take cover]. Prehistoric Historians ...... too long to spell. He joined in little feuds no doubt. And with his weapons fashioned out. Of flint, went boldly to the fray. And cracked ...... the Saxons aches and pains. They sailed right up our rivers broad,. Putting the natives ...]
Genres: [poetry | humor | historyDownloads: 342

A Hunger Artist

  [english | 1922]  

Franz Kafka


Summary: [The judgement -- The metamorphosis -- A report to an Academy -- A hunger artist.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 115
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