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A Characterisation of Economic Romanticism

  [english | 1898]  

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: 107

A Chariot Of Fire

  [english | 1905]  

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


Summary: [This story is a little too sentimental and emotional for my taste.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 357

A Chave Do Enigma

  [english | ]  

Antonio Feliciano De Castilho


Excerpts: [... longinqua, hospedeira minha ha muitos dias folha que uma virao despegou, volveu nos ares, me atirou fronte, e me lanou aos ps, para ahi fenecer ...... adoraram, e nos ensinaram a adorar, sem nome, todos os grandes poetas, desde Orpheu at o Thomaz dos passarinhos. o que a virgem mais ingenua ...... o mais que posso dizer que a primeira impresso photographica da bella Natureza, toda ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 322

A Child Book Of Saints

  [english | 1906]  

William Canton


Summary: [William Canton (27 October 1845 ? 2 May 1926) was a British poet journalist and writer now best known for his contributions to childrens literature. These include his series of three books beginning with The Invisible Playmate written for his daughter Winifred Vida (1891-1901). In his lifetime he was known for his use of recent archeological evidence of prehistory in his poetry.]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 89

A Child History Of England

  [english | ]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [I. England from the ancient times to the death of King John.--II. England from the reign of Henry the Third to the reign of Richard the Third.--III. England from the reign of Henry the Seventh to the revolution of 1688.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 252

A Child Of The Covenant

  [english | ]  

Eva Wilder Mcglasson


Excerpts: [... The other boarders were, for the most part, young men who went to work in the morning just as he was getting well to sleep, and who came back at ...... presence, with a Quakerish part in her black hair and a flutter of little curls at the brow. She was from Kansas, the landlady said, and was spending ...... a journalist, that he seemed to work only at night. God knows, said the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 450

A Child Of The Glens

  [english | 1875]  

Edward Newenham Hoare


Excerpts: [... downward, while the narrow valley itself is studded with trees and pretty homesteads. The people of The Glens are peculiar, primitive, and distinct. ...... But, as it was quite evident that no such relationship as this could exist, so it came to be generally understood that there was no tie of blood ...... four miles off, up on the open moorland. It was only in summer that the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 354

A Child Story Garden

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Heber


Excerpts: [... of wind came, and the leaf let go, without thinking of it, and the wind took it up and turned it over and over, and whirled it like a spark of fire ...... Baby's eyes are opening, and we must hide, and each dimple nestled away in baby's cheeks. Then her big, blue eyes opened wide, to see the sunbeams ...... to himself: Before I go on my way I will once more look at my old home. And ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 153

A Childs Dream Of A Star

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

A Chilhowee Lily

  [english | ]  

Charles Egbert Craddock


Summary: [The raid of the guerilla.--Who crosses Storm Mountain?--The crucial moment.--Una of the hill country.--The lost guidon.--Wolfs head.--His unquiet ghost.--A Chilhowee lily.--The phantom of Bogue Holauba.--The Christmas miracle.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 105

A Choice Of Miracles

  [english | 1957]  

James Cox


Summary: [Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 112

A Chosen Few

  [english | 1895]  

Frank Stockton


Excerpts: [... or seven miles to see the sun set behind some low mountains to the west of the town. Most of our walk had been along a hard, smooth highway, and then ...... It seemed to us that, in marrying Ja Gilbert, Herbert would secure for himself, in the very beginning of his career, the most important element of ...... look on the face of one of the boys but of this I am not sure, and I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 173

A Christmas Accident And Other Stories

  [english | 1900]  

Annie Eliot Trumbull


Excerpts: [... was out doing the last thing. Mrs. Gilton was not, to be sure. Of course they would have a big dinner, but even that was all arranged for, although ...... and darkness almost blinded him, and confirmed the impression that he was the victim of an illusion. The sound of many voices, and then the hush of sudden ...... some words-what were the words. He'd forgotten they had anything to ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 266

A Christmas Carol

  [english | 1905]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [I cant believe Im 51 years old and never read this Christmas classic before now!! It is so much better than any of the many movie versions that I have seen!! A wonderful wonderful story timeless and beautiful and haunting. I cant recommend this book highly enough.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobook | ghost storiesDownloads: 174

A Christmas Carol The Original Manuscript

  [english | ]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Dickens C. A Christmas carol.--Sangster M. E. The Christmas babe.--Corning Mrs. W. H. A western Christmas.--Bacheller I. Joes search for Santa Claus.--Schayer J. Angelas Christmas.--The first Puritan Christmas tree.--Butterworth H. First New England Christmas.--Dickens C. The chimes.--Redmond C. Billys Santa Claus experience.--Stowe Mrs. H. B. Christmas in Poganuc.--Molesworth Mrs. Th]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 248

A Christmas Eve Suit

  [english | ]  

E Roe


Excerpts: [... to make as good a wife as he would try to be a husband, and with a fair amount of self-esteem, he was conscious of imperfections. Therefore, ...... had in a measure decided that when he married it should be to a girl whom he had played with in childhood and whom he knew a good deal about, and ...... proceeding, or his best efforts afterward, could settle the question as it related ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 2

A Christmas Faggot

  [english | 1884]  

Alfred Gurney


Excerpts: [... of the following poems have appeared in the 'S. Barnabas' Parish Magazine.' For my godchildren and my people I have made them up into a little ...... I would fain repeat. Some fragments of her song. A Birthday-song my heart would sing. Its rapture to express. My Father's son must be a ...... stream,. To look beyond the Child and Mother seem. A twisted thorn-branch and a cross to ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 15

A Christmas Greeting

  [english | 1847]  

Hans Christian Andersen


Excerpts: [... The Young Readers. -. THE OLD HOUSE. In the street, up there, was an old, a very old house,-it was almost three hundred years old, for ...... at the broker's came to the broker's again and there it hung, for no one knew her more-no one cared about the old picture. In the spring they pulled ...... lonely he must have been. said she. Very, very lonely. said the pewter soldier but it ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 159

A Christmas Mystery The Story Of Three Wise Men

  [english | 1910]  

William Locke


Summary: [This is a surprising little story that begins with enough ominous notes to prepare the reader for a downer ending but instead it turns on a dime and becomes something completely different. I recommend it and am using it to give to my subscribers as a free download this month.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 290

A Christmas Sermon

  [english | 1900]  

Robert Louis Stevenson


Summary: [By the time this paper appears I shall have been talking for twelve months and it is thought I should take my leave in a formal and seasonable manner. Valedictory eloquence is rare and death-bed sayings have not often hit the mark of the occasion. Charles Second wit and sceptic a man whose life had been one long lesson in human incredulity an easy-going comrade a manoeuvring kingremembered and ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 186
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