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A Hymn To The Mob

  [english | ]  

Daniel Defoe

Summary: [A Hymn To The Mob by Daniel Defoe. By Dyet Cortez States And Sanhedrins Of Men They re All But Thy Great Representatives In Whom Thy Greater Self Survives Meer Rabble Drawn In Miniature Whose Bus ness tis Thy Plagues To Cure.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 211

A Illustre Casa De Ramires

  [english | ]  

Eca De Queiroz

Summary: [Jos Maria de Ea de Queiroz or Ea de Queirs (November 25 1845?August 16 1900) is generally considered to be the greatest Portuguese writer in the realist style. Zola considered him to be far greater than Flaubert. The London Observer critics rank him with Dickens Balzac and Tolstoy. Ea never officially rejected Catholicism but was very critical of the Catholic Church of his time and of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 205

A India Portugueza

  [english | 1908]  

Hypacio De Brion

Excerpts: [... em todas as livrarias-2$000 rs. Sr. presidente, minhas senhoras e meus senhores:. Agradeo a V. Ex., sr. presidente, as palavras amaveis com que ...... homens, que assim empregavam o tempo entre dois combates. J vdes, pois, meus senhores, que bem verdade vos fallava, quando classificava de difficil ...... laos de sangue, e pelo respeito dos costumes e das leis. Mas no foi assim. A ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 44

A Influencia Europea Na Africa Perante A Civilisao E As

  [english | 1880]  

Carlos Testa

Excerpts: [... Carlos Testa. INFLUENCIA EUROPEA NA AFRICA. perante a civilisao. e as relaes internacionaes. Consideraes cerca do tratado de 30 de ...... do selvagem e entre elle estabelea os laos sociaes o commercio, que obrigue ao trabalho util e ao desenvolvimento da riqueza natural do solo e por ...... portuguezes, cujas frotas navegavam nos golfos da Arabia e Persia, para cortar outro ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 255

A Jolly Fellowship

  [english | 1880]  

Frank Stockton

Summary: [Frank Richard Stockton (April 5 1834 ? April 20 1902) was an American writer and humorist best known today for a series of innovative childrens fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to childrens stories of the time instead using clever humor to poke at greed violence abuse of power and other human foibles ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 456

A Journal Of A Visit Of Three Days To Skibbereen

  [english | 1847]  

Elihu Burritt

Excerpts: [... Poor Relief Bill, March 12th, 1847. A gentleman who lately called upon me, and whom I have every reason to trust, gave me a letter from a person ...... pressure of famine and disease. In this appeal, which was sent to the United States by the last steam packet, Elihu Burritt, speaking of the locality ...... measures and that of giving the cultivators of the soil a proper security ...]
Genres: [history | politicsDownloads: 29

A Journal Of A Visit Of Three Days To Skibbereen And Its Neighbourhood

  [english | ]  

Elihu Burritt

Excerpts: [... AND ITS VICINITY. SKIBBEREEN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20.-Rev. Mr. F-called with several gentlemen of the town, and in their company I took ...... this gate of stinted charity, one poor man presented himself under circumstances that even distinguished his case from the rest. He lived several ...... was warned of his danger, but answered that die he must, unless he found a shelter before ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 198

A Journal Of A Young Man Of Massachusetts 2nd Ed

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Benjamin Waterhouse

Excerpts: [... people will be very easily divested of their liberty my word for it, they will not give up at the sight of their men-of-war, or their red ...... will be for the worse. It is the untried scene, that fills us with anxiety. We are more disposed to bear our present ills, than fly to others which ...... dirty, sickly, and but half clothed, they excited in us all, commisseration for ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 109

A Journal Of The Plague Year

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Daniel Defoe

Summary: [A Journal Of The Plague Year by Daniel Defoe. In 1665 the plague swept through London claiming over 97 000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague but he later called on his own memories as well as his writing experience to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims. A Journal 1722 follows Defoe s fictional narrator as he traces the devastating progress of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 365

A Journal Of The Swedish Embassy In The Years 1653 And 1654 Vol Ii

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Bulstrode Whitelocke

Excerpts: [... success to this negotiation. Whitelocke gave a visit to the Count de Montecuculi, to give him the welcome home from his journey with the Queen ...... thing, but believe the best way for effecting your business will be by the Queen herself and if any tell you the contrary, they are much mistaken ...... with them. He also gave way to their exercise and pleasure of dancing in his ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 424

A Journey From This World To The Next

  [english | 1749]  

Henry Fielding

Summary: [the site is interesting indeed but difficult to anderstand how to read the full text.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 16

A Journey In Other Worlds

  [english | 1894]  

John Jacob Astor

Summary: [What did our ancestors dream of when they gazed up at the stars and looked beyond the present? Wildly imaginative but grounded in reasoned scientific speculation A Journey in Other Worlds races far ahead of the nineteenth century to imagine what life would be like in the year 2000. At the beginning of the twenty-first century Earth is effectively a corporate technocracy with big businesses using ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 370

A Journey Into The Interior Of The Earth

  [english | 1877]  

Jules Verne

Summary: [Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre de la Terre). The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the center of the Earth. They encounter many adventures including prehistoric animals and natural hazards eventually coming to the surface again ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 468

A Journey Of Little Profit

  [english | 1898]  

John Buchan

Excerpts: [... kind in the land. For days in the late Autumn there is the lowing of oxen and the bleating of sheep among its high wooden pens, and in the rickety sale-rings ...... was heard of. I had taken to the droving for the love of a wild life, and a wild life I led. My father's heart would be broken long syne with my doings, ...... valued me only for the whisky which I gave them to drink my ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 16

A Jug Of Sirup

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Ambrose Bierce

Summary: [Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24 1842 - after 1913) was an American editorialist journalist short story writer fabulist and satirist. Today he is best known for his short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon The Devils Dictionary. The sardonic view of human nature that informed his work ? along with his vehemence as a critic with his motto nothing matters ? earned him ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 444

A Kidnapped Santa Claus

  [english | 1904]  

Lyman Frank Baum

Summary: [Santa Claus lives in the Laughing Valley where stands the big rambling castle in which his toys are manufactured. His workmen selected from the ryls knooks pixies and fairies live with him and every one is as busy as can be from one years end to another. On one side is the mighty Forest of Burzee. At the other side stands the huge mountain that contains the Caves of the Daemons. And between them ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 181

A King And No King

  [english | ]  

Francis Beaumont And John Fletcher

Summary: [The 21st Century King James Version is a minor update of the King James Version. However unlike the New King James Version it does not alter the language significantly from the 1611 version retaining Jacobean grammar (including thee and thou) but it does attempt to replace some of the vocabulary which no longer would make sense to a modern reader. An example from Ezra 9:3 Another example from the ...]
Genres: [drama | poetryDownloads: 98

A Knight Of The Nets

  [english | 1896]  

Amelia Edith Barr

Excerpts: [... letter. Such lovely words. They are like poetry they are as sweet as singing.. Did you tell Andrew this.. Why would I do that.. You are ...... return to the cottage with Christina to make known the engagement they had entered into. They met Andrew on the sands. He had been disappointed. Sophy ...... struck Christina, but which was not obvious to Andrew as he added, I'll not lie to ...]
Genres: [nautical | romanceDownloads: 121

A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century

  [english | ]  

E Roe

Excerpts: [... that her husband had remembered and complied with her request, she graciously thanked him for giving the young man a little change and diverting ...... hear I mean that you or any one else in my employ who abuses my trust and breaks the laws shall suffer their full penalty. You are ...... in her hands, as if to shut out a vision that would blast her, she rocked back and forth in ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 116

A Knight Of The White Cross

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G Henty

Summary: [A Knight Of The White Cross by G A Henty. Orders were given to the rowers to quicken their pace and in little over an hour they were alongside the hull. As soon as the vessels were close enough for those on the poop of the galley to look down on to the deck of the other craft it was seen that Ralph s suppositions were correct. Two bodies lay stretched upon it. One was crushed under the fallen ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 28
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