Books published in 1787

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Don Carlos

  [english | 1787]  

Friedrich Von Schiller


Excerpts: [... tell this to the king, who sent thee hither. DOMINGO. Who sent me hither. CARLOS. Ay. Those were my words. Too well-too well, I know, that ...... my dear France's gales come blowing here. Blame not this partial fondness-all hearts yearn. For their own native land. EBOLI. But then how ...... your oath forbids it, or your heart. QUEEN. Because my duty-but, alas, alas. To what avails ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 118

Paul And Virginia

  [english | 1787]  

Bernardin De Saint Pierre


Excerpts: [... his companions in virtue, it is also said, was saved by the intercession of Queen Philippa. In one of his smaller works, Bernardin asserts this descent, ...... for the undertaking. The success of the Etudes de la Nature surpassed the most sanguine expectation, even of the author. Four years after its publication, ...... returned to this country, so fondly loved and deeply cherished ...]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 7

The Federalist Papers

  [english | 1787]  

Publius


Summary: [The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent Journal and The New York Packet between October 1787 and August 1788. A compilation of these and eight others called The Federalist was published in 1788 by J. and A. McLean.The Federalist Papers serve as a primary ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | political scienceDownloads: 181

The History Of Caliph Vathek

  [english | 1787]  

William Beckford


Summary: [This gothic novel takes a different turn from most. Its not a story based in a castle in Europe with ghosts demons and vampires... this time its set in Middle East about a Caliphates descent to hell almost like Dantes Inferno without the happy ending. A wonderful read.]
Genres: [gothic | fiction and literature | horrorDownloads: 238

The United States Constitution

  [english | 1787]  

James Madison


Summary: [An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States is a 1913 book by American historian Charles A. Beard. It argues that the structure of the Constitution of the United States was motivated primarily by the personal financial interests of the Founding Fathers. More specifically Beard contends that the Constitutional Convention was attended by and the Constitution was therefore ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | political scienceDownloads: 274