Books published in 1766

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The History Of Little Goody Two Shoes

  [english | 1766]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... although of late years there have been no new issues. Even in 1802, Charles Lamb in writing to Coleridge, said-. Goody Two Shoes is almost ...... for the young, is calculated to enforce the attention and excite the interest of children of a larger growth.. Now one of this little group, The ...... p. 69, First Series.]. [Footnote D: A Storehouse of Stories, First Series, preface.]. ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 474

The Methodist

  [english | 1766]  

Evan Lloyd


Summary: [The Book of Discipline constitutes the law and doctrine of the United Methodist Church. It follows similar works for its predecessor denominations. It was originally published in 1784 in the Methodist Episcopal Church and has been published every four years thereafter following the meeting of the General Conference which passes legislation that is included in the Book of Discipline. The most ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 370

The Vicar Of Wakefield

  [english | 1766]  

Oliver Goldsmith


Summary: [Dr Primrose his wife Deborah and their six children live an idyllic life in a country parish. The vicar is well-off due to investing an inheritance he received from a deceased relative and the vicar donates the 34 pounds that his job pays annually to local orphans and war veterans. On the evening of his son Georges wedding to wealthy Arabella Wilmot the vicar loses all his money through the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 165

Travels Through France And Italy

  [english | 1766]  

Tobias Smollett


Summary: [After suffering the loss of his only child 15-year-old Elizabeth in April of 1763 Smollett left England in June of that year. Together with his wife he traveled across France to Nice. In the autumn of the next year he visited Genoa Rome Florence and other towns of Italy. After staying in Nice for the winter he returned to London by June 1765. Travels through France and Italy is his account of ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | travelDownloads: 206