Books published in 1820

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An Account Of Timbuctoo And Housa Territories In The

  [english | 1820]  

Abd Salam Shabeeny


Excerpts: [... in West Barbary, 279.-Policy of the Servants of the Emperor.-El Wah El Grarbee, or the Western Oasis, 280.-Prostration, the Etiquette of the Court ...... meet with no Arabs in this part, but the country on the right and left of their route, at the distance of from three to eight days' journey, is inhabited ...... The physicians have a very superior and general knowledge of the ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 477

Broad Grins

  [english | 1820]  

George Colman


Summary: [Broad Grins by George Colman. TOM DICK and WILL were little known to Fame -- No matter -- But to the Ale-house oftentimes they came To chatter. It was the custom of these three To sit up late And o er the embers of the Ale-house fire When steadier customers retire The choice _Triumviri_ d ye see Held a debate.]
Genres: [poetry | humorDownloads: 457

Ivanhoe

  [english | 1820]  

Sir Walter Scott


Summary: [Ivanhoe is the story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the English nobility was overwhelmingly Norman. It follows the Saxon protagonist Wilfrid of Ivanhoe who is out of favour with his father owing to his courting the Lady Rowena and for his allegiance to the Norman king Richard I of England. The story is set in 1194 after the end of the Third Crusade when many of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 278

Little Britain

  [english | 1820]  

Washington Irving


Summary: [A tour thro the Whole Island of Great Britain is an account of his travels by English author Daniel Defoe first published in three volumes from 1724 to 1726. A non-fiction work that gives a matter-of-fact account of Defoes visits to various places at a time when there were no ready reference works. Anyone living in Great Britain may find their own locality described there. It is also a valuable ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 79

Mathilda

  [english | 1820]  

Mary Shelley


Summary: [Narrating from her deathbed Matilda tells the story of her unnamed fathers confession of incestuous love for her followed by his suicide by drowning her relationship with a gifted young poet called Woodville fails to reverse Matildas emotional withdrawal or prevent her lonely death.]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 295

Meditations Poetiques

  [french | 1820]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Summary: [Ce recueil est un des plus beaux fleurons de la posie romantique. On pourrait disserter pendant des heures mais le plus simple est de le lire...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 5

Melmoth Ou Lhomme Errant

  [french | 1820]  

Charles Robert Maturin


Excerpts: [... qui avait 'et'e autrefois une avenue, il d'ecouvrait sans cesse de nouvelles marques d'une d'esolation qui s''etait consid'erablement accrue ...... Je n'en sais rien. Cette r'eponse occasionna un cri g'en'eral d'horreur. L'interrogatoire continue. - Si vous croyiez Olavida coupable ...... n'eanmoins que le bruit terrible qui se faisait l`a-haut provenait de ce qu'elle s''etait ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 275

Melmoth The Wanderer Lock And Key Version

  [english | 1820]  

Charles Robert Maturin


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 31.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 425

Precaution

  [french | 1820]  

James Fenimore Cooper


Summary: [La vie scoule paisiblement pour Sir Edward Moseley et son pouse retirs dans leur chteau de la campagne anglaise en compagnie de leurs enfants. Larrive dun nouveau voisin M. Jarvis honnte marchand en retraite et de sa famille semble apporter un peu de nouveaut dans la monotonie du quotidien dautant que Mrs Wilson soeur dEdward laquelle celui-ci avait entirement confi lducation dEmilie la plus ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 269

The Invisible Girl

  [english | 1820]  

Mary Shelley


Summary: [The Invisible Girl by Mary Shelley. A Mary Shelley short story.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 292

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

  [english | 1820]  

Washington Irving


Summary: [Irving Washington. Rip Van Winkle The legend of Sleepy Hollow.-Hawthorne Nathaniel. The paradise of children The three golden apples The golden touch The pomegranate seeds Circes palace.- Bulfinch Thomas. Cupid and Psyche The golden fleece.- Farrington Margaret Vere. The tournament at Winchester The lady of Shalott.- Kingsley Charles. Perseus.- De la Rame? Louisa. A dog of Flanders.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost stories | harvard classicsDownloads: 408