Books published in 1838

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A Predicament

  [english | 1838]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... Pigs were whistling. Carts they rattled. Bulls they bellowed. Cows they lowed. Horses they neighed. Cats they caterwauled. Dogs they danced. Danced! ...... companions. Diana, my poodle! sweetest of creatures! She had a quantity of hair over her one eye, and a blue ribband tied fashionably around her neck. ...... his ankles (as usual with that race) in the middle of the upper ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 337

Du Service Des Postes Et De La Taxation Des Lettres Au Moyen

  [french | 1838]  

A Piron


Excerpts: [... donne la marche des courriers exemples pris dans la correspondance de Paris avec Marseille, p. 3.-Dans le service journalier, p. 6.-Dans le service ...... accrus de 2,500,000 fr.[5] Mais si les dpenses faites par le trsor se sont trouves aux trois quarts couvertes ds la premire anne, ce n'est pas l que se ...... devoir tre considrable. Or, maintenant, que l'on veuille donc ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 39

How To Observe

  [english | 1838]  

Harriet Martineau


Excerpts: [... them, though their subject matter is far less diversified than the human subject, and nothing of so much importance as human emotions,-love and dislike, ...... great pains to think for themselves, have a notion that every human being has feelings, or a conscience, born with him, by which he knows, if he will ...... dim regions of antiquity, they pass over in the dawn, and are still ...]
Genres: [instructional | etiquette | philosophyDownloads: 384

How To Write A Blackwood Article

  [english | 1838]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... Tabitha Turnip indeed! Oh the little wretch! But what can we expect from a turnip? Wonder if she remembers the old adage about blood out of a turnip, ...... he chose it because it sounded big like an empty rum-puncheon. (A vulgar man that sometimes-but he's deep.) We all sign the initials of the society ...... T. T. Y. B. L. U. E. B. A. T. C. H.- that is to say, Philadelphia, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 335

Le Capitaine Paul

  [french | 1838]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... comme un lac d'argent fondu - c''etait Alicadi, se dessinant, pareil `a une pyramide sombre, entre l'azur du ciel et l'azur d'Amphitrite c''etait ...... dans la garde nationale? - Toujours. - Je ne m''etonne plus de la tranquillit'e de Paris. `A demain. - `A demain. Le lendemain, `a une heure, nous 'etions ...... de sa car`ene, et l''el'egante finesse de ses agr`es. Les uns ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | adventureDownloads: 170

Lectures On Language

  [english | 1838]  

William Balch


Summary: [its a very nice book]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 359

Les Employes

  [french | 1838]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... destin'ee `a un r^ole manqu'e par sa faute, `a lui elle 'etait comme un cheval anglais de pur sang, un coureur attel'e `a une charrette pleine de ...... pays, retardait sept ans dans ses cartons le projet d'un canal qui e^ut stimul'e la production d'une province, s''epouvantait de tout, perp'etuait les ...... ou de la col`ere, il se lamentait ou riait avec le ministre. Anneau ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 443

Ligeia

  [french | 1838]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... fois depuis lors, dans une vaste et antique ville d'elabr'ee sur les bords du Rhin. Quant `a sa famille, - tr`es-certainement elle m'en a parl'e. Qu'elle ...... dans les ouvrages classiques du paganisme. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 97

Opsculos Por Alexandre Herculano Tomo Ii

  [english | 1838]  

Alexandre Herculano


Excerpts: [... para alm da vida as nossas melhores esperanas, tomaremos o bordo do romeiro e iremos rasgar os ps pela vereda d’espinhos. Resignar-nos-hemos nos ...... ensina sciencias em summa, tudo e mora por toda a parte. Attento ao menor murmurio dos tempos que foram, indignado pela mais fugitiva lembrana ...... nas columnas avermelhadas do velho templo, vos reflecte nas faces envilecidas ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 425

Sylph Etherege

  [english | 1838]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


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Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 200

The American In Paris Vol I

  [english | 1838]  

John Sanderson


Summary: [(Two volumes.) Sketches of Paris and French people : In Familiar Letters to His Friends. An account of the teacher and writers experiences and perceptions of France where he had traveled for health reasons in 1835. Noted for its astute and striking descriptions it became popular in the United States is published in London as The American in Paris (1838) and would be later translated into French ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 204

The Ancient Monuments Of North And South America 2nd Ed

  [english | 1838]  

C Rafinesque


Excerpts: [... 2nd ed. Author: C. S. Rafinesque. Transcriber's Note. A number of typographical errors have been maintained in this version of this book. ...... from Syria to Spain, from Lybia to Britain. If the British annals should ever be lost hereafter by neglect or revolutions, the ruins of dwellings, ...... Delrio, &c., of some of them, chiefly found in the Spanish part of America, as well ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 469

The Drunkards Dream

  [english | 1838]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... strange coincidence,' to use a phrase By which such things are settled now-a-days. BYRON. Dreams-What age, or what country of the world has not felt ...... been unequivocal. My thoughts were directed to this subject, in a manner to leave a lasting impression upon my mind, by the events which I shall now ...... to me but, however fruitless my visits and advice might have been at ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 497

The Ghost And The Bone Setter

  [english | 1838]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... of old local traditions-a commodity in which the quarter where he resided mightily abounded. The collection and arrangement of such legends was, as long ...... each endeavouring to secure to his own dead priority of sepulture, and a consequent immunity from the tax levied upon the pedestrian powers of the ...... threw the coffin over the wall, lest time should be lost in making ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 470

Une Fille Deve

  [french | 1838]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... ou les 'etudes indispensables `a des filles bien n'ees et les soins de leur personne se passait en travaux `a l'aiguille faits pour les pauvres en promenades ...... `a l''epoque o`u elles ne riaient d'ej`a plus du vieux Schmuke, elles surprirent le secret des soucis qui sillonnaient le front du comte elles reconnurent ...... elle peut nous ^etre utile, elle est hardie avec son mari,...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 4