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A Brief Memoir

  [english | 1869]  

Eliza Southall


Summary: [Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.]
Genres: [biography | poetryDownloads: 99

A Brief Outline of the Split in the RSDLP

  [english | 1911]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Every revolution begins at the top as the ruling class with no clear way forward split over what course of action to take. In January 1916 a strike wave developed against food shortages and speculators. Feeling the movement building up from below a section of the ruling class favored making limited concessions. During late 1916 the mystic monk Rasputin was murdered and plots were laid for a ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 346

A Broadway Villon

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Cheney Train


Excerpts: [... behind which the horizon glowed in a brilliant, translucent mass of cloud. McCartney swung his thin legs clear of the bed and fumbled with his left hand ...... My poor Isabeau. I envy you-creature perfect in symmetry, perfect in feeling.. The cat rubbed her head against the buttons of his coat. ...... bier mit us.. Three teamsters, a card-sharp, a porter, two cabbies, and a dozen ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 490

A Brother To Dragons And Other Old Time Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Amlie Rives


Excerpts: [... in vain, and that while Turnip, the farrier, had eight as fine lads as one would care to father, of a puny wench that my Marian could have slipped in ...... flower blown down upon a snow-bank and by-and-by, what with the warmth and Marian's strokings, she fell into a deep sleep. But we two sate and gazed ...... hers. It shall be saved, she saith, God helping.. And she kissed Marian,...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 175

A Bubble Burst How A Stock Exchange Scare Dislocated The Life Of The Empire For Two Days

  [english | ]  

Fred White


Excerpts: [... in the history of commerce. It was the golden hour of the promoter. Yet, for the most part, the schemes promised well. There was, however, an enormous ...... Ericsson yesterday had been waiter in an unimportant restaurant. Today he had a fine set of offices and a small mansion at Hampstead. He had arrived ...... that Bertha has lost her aunt, and the water has been packed in the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 328

A Budget Of Christmas Tales By Charles Dickens And Others

  [english | ]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [A Budget Of Christmas Tales By Charles Dickens And Others by Charles Dickens. This is the classic book presented by Optiqal. The book is formatted with text links for the Kindle and other e-readers. See our other books by searching the Kindle store for optiqal . Includes the following works A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The Christmas Babe by Margaret E. Sangster. A Western Christmas by ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 486

A Budget Of Paradoxes Volume I

  [english | ]  

Augustus De Morgan


Excerpts: [... false. What a moral lesson this for the students of the University of London from its head! Man! demonstrate corollary 3, in this note, by ...... its diameter. In 1855 Mr. Ambrose Smith, of Aberdeen, made 3,204 trials with a rod three-fifths of the distance between the planks: there were 1,213 ...... points-I wrote Earl Grey[686] upon the 13th of July, 1831, informing him that his ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 255

A Bundle Of Ballads

  [english | 1891]  

Henry Morley


Summary: [Xenophon (Ancient Greek ??????? Xenoph?n Modern Greek ??????? Ksenofon ?????????? Ksenofontas c. 430 - 354 BC) son of Gryllus of the deme Erchia of Athens also known as Xenophon of Athens was a Greek historian soldier mercenary and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times the 4th century BC preserving the sayings of Socrates and ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 126

A Bundle Of Letters

  [english | 1879]  

Henry James


Summary: [Edel]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 365

A Burial Cave In Baja California

  [english | 1960]  

William Massey


Excerpts: [... the assistance of Mrs. Gene Marquez, whose services as a typist were provided by the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Florida. Above ...... of carrying 348 7. Detail showing insertion of feathers in hitches of carrying 349. [Illustration: Map 1. Baja California, showing location of Baha ...... along the gulf coast in the 16th century. Later there were ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 288

A Bushranger At Bay

  [english | ]  

E Hornung


Excerpts: [... of sticking up without a word. had reluctantly accepted an officious introduction. He wished himself out of the absurd little two-horse coach, ...... led a pack-horse, to which the driver and the inside passenger were compelled to strap the long canvas bags, under his eye-glass and his long revolver. ...... an insensitive smile, and, after a moment's deliberation, handed it for the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

A Busy Year At The Old Squire

  [english | ]  

Charles Asbury Stephens


Excerpts: [... to find them. They were a yoke of sparked oxen-red and white in contrasting patches. Each had wide-spread horns and a star in his face. Bright ...... the smoke of the fire under the kettle in which he heated water for scalding out the casks. The first hint we had that things were going ...... tallow, he put them in what he called a fox bed, of oat chaff, behind that old barn. The ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 37

A Calendar Of Sonnets

  [english | 1886]  

Helen Hunt Jackson


Summary: [A beautiful book of poem to match the Months and Seasons of the year.]
Genres: [poetry | audiobookDownloads: 117

A California Girl

  [english | 1902]  

Edward Eldridge


Summary: [Purple cloth stamped in silver gilt and yellow. Top edges gilt.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religionDownloads: 325

A Canadian Bankclerk

  [english | 1913]  

J Buschlen


Excerpts: [... him still further away. Evan sauntered, with his thoughts, past comfortable homes fronted with lawns and shaded by weeping willows. There is a peculiar ...... you. he asked suddenly. What do you mean-a business.. Yes.. No, sir. There doesn't seem to be anything so good as the bank for a young ...... but her own must lay the cloth and mix the salad. But Lou was strangely insistent, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | canadian literature | businessDownloads: 392

A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs

  [english | 1908]  

George Wrong


Summary: [A Canadian Manor And Its Seigneurs The Story Of A Hundred Years 1761 1861 by George M Wrong. With Illustrations]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 29

A Candid Examination Of Theism

  [english | 1878]  

George John Romanes


Excerpts: [... truly moral, way of regarding the question to be discussed in the following pages, even if the conclusions yielded by this discussion were more negative ...... require to read in the facts of the external world an indication, whether true or false, of some such presiding agency. The subjective mind being, ...... superfluous for these chapters have clearly shown that, if there is a ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 2

A Canticle Of Mar Jacob The Teacher On Edessa

  [english | ]  

A Canticle Of Mar Jacob The Teacher On Edessa


Excerpts: []
Genres: [classicDownloads: 250

A Canyon Voyage

  [english | ]  

Frederick Dellenbaugh


Summary: [Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an American explorer.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 160

A Captain In The Ranks

  [english | 1904]  

George Cary Eggleston


Summary: [A magnificent story highlighting the inside tricks played by businessmen in the game of High finance showing character and intelligence in the personality of the Hero....OverallAN OPTIMISTIC PLEASANT STORY TO READ.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 99
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