Books published in 1841

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A Descent Into The Maelstrom

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Inspired by the Moskstraumen it is couched as a story within a story a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - You suppose me a very old man he says but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white to weaken my limbs and to unstring my nerves. The narrator convinced by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

Amusing Trial In Which A Yankee Lawyer Renders A Just

  [english | 1841]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... by Anonymous. Title: Amusing Trial in which a Yankee Lawyer Renders a Just Verdict. Author: Anonymous. START OF THIS EBOOK AMUSING TRIAL ...... Cabi, 126 Fulton Street. NEW YORK. 1841. [Illustration: _A Slave sold at Auction._]. A time there was, when no one thought. It sin, to ...... have the command,. As much as of his house and land. A Yankee Lawyer long had kept. A negro-man ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 122

Atar Gull Un Corsaire Le Parisien En Mer

  [french | 1841]  

Eugne Se


Summary: [Eugene Demolder (16 December 1862 - 8 October 1919) was a Belgian author. He is probably best known among English speakers for his romantic novel Le jardinier de la Pompadour (Madame de Pompadours Gardener). A novelist short story writer and art critic he was also educated in law. His memoirs Sous la robe (Under the Robe) offers a cultural view of the Belgian professional class of the late 19th ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | nautical | short story collectionDownloads: 303

Barnaby Rudge

  [english | 1841]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens. As fierce mobs riot in the streets of London the decent and sincere Geoffrey Haredale forges a strange alliance with the dishonest John Chester. Their aim is to prevent the marriage of Haredale s niece Emma to Chester s honorable son Edward selfishly using the violence around them to their advantage. Meanwhile unintentionally drawn into the mayhem is the ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 129

Double Assassinat Dans La Rue Morgue

  [french | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Double assassinat dans la rue Morgue (The Murders in the Rue Morgue dans ldition originale) est une nouvelle dEdgar Allan Poe parue en avril 1841 dans le Grahams Magazine traduite en franais dabord par Isabelle Meunier puis en 1856 par Charles Baudelaire dans le recueil Histoires extraordinaires. Cest la premire apparition du dtective invent par Poe le Chevalier Dupin qui doit faire face une ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 37

Eleonora

  [french | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Eleanor (1996) is a biography of Eleanor Roosevelts childhood describing her as a shy girl who goes on to do great things. A childrens book written by Barbara Cooney.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 275

Essays First Series

  [english | 1841]  

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Summary: [A collections of essays: History Self-reliance Compensation Spiritual laws Love Friendship Prudence Heroism The over-soul Circles Intellect Art.]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 268

La Pianta Dei Sospiri

  [italian | 1841]  

Defendente Sacchi


Excerpts: [... attenersi alle norme di gentilezza che governano il moderno viver civile. A ricondur sul buon sentiero gli abituati all'ira e alla critica mordace, ...... sentire che la vera dote di un animo generoso in cui si accompra coll'esser vile la facolt di diventare insolente in cui non si abborrono la cieca ...... l'arte di costringere il calore entro cave vlte di creta, per cuocervi i ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 59

Lamour Impossible

  [french | 1841]  

Jules Amedee Barbey Daurevilly


Summary: [Extrait de la Prface: LAmour impossible est peine un roman cest une chronique et la ddicace quon y a laisse atteste sa ralit. Cest lhistoire dune de ces femmes comme les classes lgantes et oisives le high life dun pays o le mot daristocratie ne devrait mme plus se prononcer nous en ont tant offert le modle depuis 1839 jusqu 1848. cette poque si on se le rappelle les femmes les plus jeunes les ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 279

Le Maitre Darmes

  [french | 1841]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [En 1824 Grisier jeune matre darmes franais part pour Saint-Ptersbourg en qute de gloire et de fortune. Aprs un voyage prouvant il se lie damiti avec Louise Dupuis une modiste franaise expatrie et son amant le comte Alexis Vaninkoff jeune lieutenant dans les chevaliers gardes de lempereur. A la mort de lempereur Alexandre des conspirateurs avec lesquels le comte Alexis sest laiss entraner par ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 229

Le Tueur De Daims

  [french | 1841]  

James Fenimore Cooper


Summary: [Au dbut de la conqute de lAmrique par les Anglais et les Franais la concurrence euphmisme pour une vritable guerre fait rage entre les deux camps. Pour les aider dans leurs manoeuvres et dans lexploration du territoire les deux partis se sont allis avec des tribus indiennes. Les Franais qui nont pas vraiment le beau rle dans ce rcit avec les Hurons branche du peuple Iroquois. Les Anglais ce sont ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | westernsDownloads: 294

Lile De La Fee

  [french | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... Et cette puissance de produire des effets dont on jouisse pleinement dans la solitude ne lui est pas particuli`ere elle est commune `a tous ...... Mais il est un plaisir toujours `a la port'ee de l'humanit'e d'echue, - et c'est peut-^etre l'unique, - qui doit m^eme plus que la musique `a la sensation ...... contempler cette gloire dans la solitude. Pour moi du moins, la pr'esence, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 393

Los Crimenes De La Calle Morgue

  [spanish | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Se produce el brbaro asesinato de dos mujeres madre e hija en un apartamento de una populosa calle de Pars. Las primeras investigaciones no dan resultado alguno evidencindose la impotencia de la polica para esclarecer los hechos. Finalmente se hace cargo del asunto un detective aficionado M. Dupin que tras intensa y brillante investigacin ofrece una explicacin extraordinaria.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 483

Never Bet The Devil Your Head

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... are pure personally, it signifies nothing what are the morals of his books. We presume that Don Thomas is now in Purgatory for the assertion. It ...... more precise words, a tale with a moral. They are not the critics predestined to bring me out, and develop my morals:-that is the secret. By and by the ...... It is not my design, therefore, to vituperate my deceased friend, Toby ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 233

On Calvinism

  [english | 1841]  

William Hull


Excerpts: [... my own life and writings will secure me from the imputation of servile deference to others, with whatever reverence I may contemplate their rank, their ...... the most rigid disciple of that eminent Reformer, who, in the protestant city of Geneva, committed Servetus to the flames. The Socinian controversy ...... of great consideration, is cheerfully granted. No man, for example, ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 329

Practical Rules For The Management Of A Locomotive Engine

  [english | 1841]  

Charles Hutton Gregory


Excerpts: [... the following pages was written several months since, and subsequently sent to the Institution of Civil Engineers, where it was read in abstract on ...... trip, the fire should be properly kept up,-the tubes clear at both ends,-and the fire-bars picked free from clinkers: the regulator should be closed ...... boiler, and if there should be leakage to any serious extent, it would be ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 205

The American Housewife

  [english | 1841]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... 84 245 Tomato Pie, 84 246 Lemon Pie, 84 247 Cherry and Blackberry Pies, 84 248 Grape Pies, 85 249 Currant and Gooseberry Pies, 85 250 Prune Pie, ...... Mahogany and Marble Furniture, 131 422 To clean Stoves and Stone Hearths, 131 423 To extract Ink from Floors, 131 424 To remove Paint and Putty from ...... add a piece of butter of the size of a hen's egg, then put the chickens back ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 380

The Colloquy Of Monos And Una

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... human bliss-saying unto it thus far, and no farther! That earnest mutual love, my own Monos, which burned within our bosoms how vainly did we flatter ...... Monos, I comprehend you. In Death we have both learned the propensity of man to define the indefinable. I will not say, then, commence with the ...... to doubt the propriety of the term improvement, as applied to the progress ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 360

The Deerslayer

  [english | 1841]  

James Fenimore Cooper


Summary: [The Deerslayer or The First Warpath (1841) was the last of James Fenimore Coopers Leatherstocking tales to be written. Its 1740-1745 time period makes it the first installment chronologically and in the lifetime of the hero of the Leatherstocking tales Natty Bumppo. The novels setting on Otsego Lake in central upstate New York is the same as that of The Pioneers the first of the Leatherstocking ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 97

The Devil On Two Sticks

  [english | 1841]  

Alain Ren Le Sage


Summary: [Novelized by Joseph OBrien from Henry W. Savages great play]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 102
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