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A Captive Of The Roman Eagles

  [english | 1902]  

Felix Dahn


Excerpts: [... in charge of the troops or the sutlers and their wives struggled forward for several days, each night carefully establishing a well-fortified camp. ...... Gaul: the yew and-carefully tended-some fine roses. Across the top of the ridge-pole was a four-pointed star, clumsily carved from pine-wood, ...... the playmate of my childhood to give herself to me. Yes, I confess I hoped that ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 280

A Cardinal Sin

  [english | 1892]  

Eugne Se


Summary: [Pope Pius XII is a 1959 biography of Pope Pius XII by Cardinal Richard Cushing. Although it was Cushings only book it is of some literary value due to the fact that it presents alternative historiographical perspectives on the late pontiff who has been sharply criticized by other writers. It is an almost hagiographic biography written shortly after the death of bishop Pacelli.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 377

A Caricature of Bolshevism

  [english | 1909]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin and Trotsky had seen the Russian revolution merely as the prologue to the international revolution. In isolation backward Russia was not ready for socialism. The beginning of socialism meant a higher level of productive forces than even the most developed capitalist economy. This was only possible on a world scale. In the phrase of Lenin capitalism had broken at its weakest link. But the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 8

A Caricature of Marxism and Imperialist Economism

  [english | 1903]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin was a prolific political theoretician and philosopher who wrote about the practical aspects of carrying out a proletarian revolution he wrote pamphlets articles and books without a stenographer or secretary until prevented by illness. He simultaneously corresponded with comrades allies and friends in Russia and world-wide. His Collected Works comprise 54 volumes each of about 650 pages ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 486

A Case For Lombroso

  [english | ]  

Frank Norris


Excerpts: [... that so long as they kept apart they were safe-the moment they should come together they would break and fill and sink. Haec fabula docet and ...... his genuineness and his fine male strength and honesty and courage. Furthermore, he was well-looking, but that's a detail. Cresencia Hromada (as ...... of her family, proud of her beauty (which was a marvel), proud of her exclusiveness,...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 24

A Case Of Conscience

  [english | ]  

Ernest Dowson


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-162).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 441

A Catechism Of Familiar Things

  [english | 1881]  

Anonymous


Summary: [A Catechism Of Familiar Things by Anonymous. This book a reprint of a successful English publication has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been carefully revised by a Reverend gentleman who for some time filled the chair of Physics and Chemistry in one of our colleges. ]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 152

A Catechism Of Familiar Things Their History And The Events Which Led To Their Discovery

  [english | ]  

Benziger Brothers


Summary: [A Catechism Of Familiar Things by Anonymous. This book a reprint of a successful English publication has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been carefully revised by a Reverend gentleman who for some time filled the chair of Physics and Chemistry in one of our colleges. ]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 376

A Cautionary Tale

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... Boar was what they liked to call the horned demons at the hunting lodge. That or Long Pig. No matter how many times they heard it, it always made ...... and clean the gristle from their trophy horns. Pete Winnetka told the rest how his group hadn't seen a single demon that day, but had found some ruins ...... far inside, but they didn't have to. Pete and his boys showed the others ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 70

A Celtic Psaltery

  [english | ]  

Alfred Perceval Graves


Summary: [I. Irish poems. Lays of the Irish saints. Lays of monk and hermit. Invocations and reflections. Lamentations. Songs to music.--II. Welsh poems.--III. Old and New Testament studies.--IV. Church festivals.--V. Good and faithful servants.--VI. Personal and various.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 63

A Century Of Negro Migration

  [english | 1918]  

Carter Woodson


Excerpts: [... there was a decided reaction which soon blighted their hopes.[3] In the Northern commonwealths, however, the sentiment in behalf of universal freedom, ...... were not free to extend their operations throughout the colonies, they did much to enable the Negroes to reach free soil. As the Quakers believed in ...... the sea, especially on the slavery question.[33] The natural endowment ...]
Genres: [non fiction | history | african american studiesDownloads: 381

A Century Of Roundels

  [english | ]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Summary: [v. 1. Poems and ballads (first series)--v. 2. Songs before sunrise and songs of two nations.--v. 3. Poems]
Genres: [drama | poetryDownloads: 378

A Century Of Wrong

  [english | 1900]  

F Reitz


Summary: [Francis William Reitz Jr. (Swellendam 5 October 1844 - Cape Town 27 March 1934) was a South African lawyer politician statesman publicist and poet member of parliament of the Cape Colony Chief Justice and fifth State President of the Orange Free State State Secretary of the South African Republic at the time of the Second Boer War and the first president of the Senate of the Union of South Africa....]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 13

A Certain Dr Thorndyke

  [english | 1927]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [A winding adventure that begins in an exotic teasing location. Richard Austin Freeman introduces the reader to the delights of an extraordinary jewel heist. Hollis is a retired soap manufacturer richer than Croesus and some say mad. Obsessed with amassing wondrous jewels precious stones and bullion Hollis chooses a strong room to deposit his dazzling hoard. But when he discovers that hes the ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 443

A Certain Lady

  [english | ]  

Dorothy Parker


Summary: [Lady Lazarus is the first novel by O. Henry Award-winning writer Andrew Foster Altschul published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath Lady Lazarus also deals with themes similar to the poem namely issues of exhibitionism and the publics hunger for tragedy and spectacle. Described by Publishers Weekly as a gleeful difficult debut with razor-sharp ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 23

A Chance Acquaintance

  [english | 1873]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 7

A Changed Man And Other Tales

  [english | 1913]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218

A Channel Passage And Other Poems

  [english | 1904]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Excerpts: [... WILLIAM HEINEMANN. First printed(_Chatto_), 1904. Reprinted1904, '09, '10, '12. (_Heinemann_), 1917. London: William Heinemann 1917. A ...... moonlight, hallowing all the breathless air,. Made earth and heaven for Spenser faint and fair. But song might bid not heaven and earth ...... as fate. Strange pity, scarce half scornful of her tear,. In Berkeley's vaults bowed down on ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 189

A Chapter In The Philosophy Of Value

  [english | ]  

Georg Simmel


Excerpts: [... The practically effective value is conferred upon the object, not merely by its own desirability, but by the desirability of another object. Not ...... unity of all the determinations and relationships out of which the interested parties select each a certain group, and make it into a picture ...... into which, for the purposes of our interests, we subdivide the totality of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 83

A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

G Henty


Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265
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