Books published in 1850

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A Childs Dream Of A Star

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

A Christmas Tree

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... real watches (with movable hands, at least, and an endless capacity of being wound up) dangling from innumerable twigs there were French-polished ...... eyes of his to bear upon me-when I affected to laugh very much, but in my heart of hearts was extremely doubtful of him. Close beside him is that infernal snuff-box, ...... knowledge of its existence anywhere, was sufficient to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 31

Antonina Or The Fall Of Rome

  [english | 1850]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [Ancient Rome AD 408: Young Antonia had the misfortune to live in interesting times -- the days when mighty Rome was brought low by the terror of the Goths.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 228

Aphorismen Zur Lebensweisheit

  [german | 1850]  

Arthur Schopenhauer


Summary: [Die Arbeiten die Schopenhauer eigentlich erst nher in der ffentlichkeit bekanntmachten waren die kleinen philosophischen Schriften denen er den Titel Parerga und Paralipomena gab. Die bei weitem bedeutendste Abhandlung ja man knnte wohl sagen den eigentlichen Kernpunkt dieser Schriften bildet die jener eng zusammengehrigen 6 Kapitel die er selbst Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit nennt.Das Ringen ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 454

Atheism Among The People

  [english | 1850]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... No. 2 Water Street. ADVERTISEMENT. Through the past year, M. de Lamartine has published a monthly journal, called The People's Counsellor, Le Conseiller ...... their instincts, their sensations, their obtuse intelligence, assisted by organs less perfect than ours, there is a clouded, secret sentiment of this ...... see him with the eyes of the body, because the Infinite is not ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 333

Chanticleer

  [english | 1850]  

Cornelius Mathews


Summary: [In the childrens book Chanticleer and the Fox Barbara Cooney adapted the story of The Nuns Priests Tale from Chaucers Canterbury Tales and illustrated it. Released by Crowell in 1958 it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1959.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 9

David Copperfield

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickenss own life. Its eponymous hero orphaned as a boy grows up to discover love and happiness heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics innocents and villains. Praising Dickenss power of invention Somerset Maugham wrote: There were never such people as the Micawbers Peggotty and Barkis Traddles Betsey Trotwood and Mr. ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 444

David Copperfield Tome I

  [french | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [La vie de David Copperfield est sans histoire jusquau jour o sa mre se remarie. Maltrait par son beau-pre envoy en pension David commence une lente descente aux enfers. Travaillant Londres pour survivre il na plus quune ide en tte: senfuir et retrouver le bonheur perdu... Mais il ne peux compter que sur lui et la providence pour sen sortir...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 167

Eidolon Or The Course Of A Soul

  [english | 1850]  

Walter Cassels


Excerpts: [... woe, and clamour, wherewith this world's life. Ebbs and declines unto the printless shore. Of death. O. blessed change, if there were one. To ...... spheres. A splendour, and a triumph, and a joy,. That on the brightness of thine azure breast. Settest the constellated stars like gems,. To ...... its gladness and serenity. Thine is a joyance passing utterance,. A deep delight, that ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 257

Ethan Brand

  [english | 1850]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Excerpts: [... nothing changed since he had thrown his dark thoughts into the intense glow of its furnace, and melted them, as it were, into the one thought that took ...... in the vacant round of the interior, which is open to the sky, and grass and wild-flowers rooting themselves into the chinks of the stones, look already ...... last, it is finished. Drunk!-or crazy! muttered Bartram to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 321

Hard Times

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... of at the bar of his little Public-office, ready to fight all England. To continue in fistic phraseology, he had a genius for coming up to the scratch, ...... vagrant. Tell Josiah Bounderby of Coketown, of your district schools and your model schools, and your training schools, and your whole kettle-of-fish ...... a special inaptitude for any kind of sharp practice, and an untiring ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 53

Hop Frog

  [french | 1850]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... qui e^ut plus d'entrain et qui f^ut plus port'e `a la fac'etie que ce brave roi. Il ne vivait que pour les farces. Raconter une bonne histoire dans ...... la minute, des bons mots subtils, en 'echange des miettes qui tombaient de la table royale. Notre roi, naturellement, avait son fou. Le fait ...... nonobstant la pro'eminence de sa panse et une bouffissure constitutionnelle de la ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 356

In Memoriam W M Thackeray

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... in arms who pens these lines, and of whom he often wrote himself, and always with the warmest generosity. I saw him first nearly twenty-eight years ago, when ...... He was very cheerful, and looked very bright. In the night of that day week, he died. The long interval between those two periods is marked in my ...... fresh, and honestly impulsive, than I have seen him at those times....]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 351

Indice Chronologico Dos Factos Mais Notaveis Da Historia Do

  [english | 1850]  

Agostinho Marques Perdigo Malheiro


Excerpts: [... dos factos mais. notaveis da Historia do Brasil, by Agostinho Marques Perdigo Malheiro This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no ...... Baro de Jacuhy e sua briosa pertinacia em continuar no seu intento contra a Banda Oriental, at que se dissolvero voluntariamente suas foras, e elle se ...... Indio Tebyri (depois do baptismo Martim Affonso) salvo-a e repellem os Indigenas....]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 206

Journal Dun Homme De Trop

  [french | 1850]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev


Excerpts: [... un journal peut-^etre quinze jours seulement avant l'heure de la mort? Bah! qu'est-ce que cela fait? En quoi quinze jours diff`erent-ils de quinze ...... `a quoi bon tout cela? Je ne puis plus 'ecrire aujourd'hui. `A demain. 22 mars. Aujourd'hui il fait de nouveau sombre et froid. Ce temps-ci me convient ...... de vouloir apprendre avant la mort quelle sorte d'oiseau l'on a 'et'e. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 286

La Fee Des Greves

  [french | 1850]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [En ce 15e sicle entre le Mont-Saint-Michel et celui de Tombelaine un brouillard blanchtre et cotonneux recouvre parfois la baie. Malheur limpudent gar dans cet univers de dsesprance. Le sable se drobe lentement sous ses pieds et lensevelit inexorablement. Les habitants des villages voisins paysans ou pcheurs de coques nvoquent pas sans frmir cette mort terrifiante dans les sables mouvants. Ils ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 95

La Femme Au Collier De Velours

  [french | 1850]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... et je suis fier, madame, car j'esp`ere qu'apr`es que vous aurez lu ce que je viens d''ecrire, je grandirai peut-^etre encore de quelques lignes dans ...... pape pouvait se tromper mais Nodier 'etait infaillible. Les recherches dur`erent trois ans. Tous les dimanches, le marquis de Chalabre, en ...... dans la lampe. Le bedeau jura ses grands dieux qu'il n'en 'etait rien que tous les ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 32

La Lettre Ecarlate

  [french | 1850]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [ Boston dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre puritaine du XVIIe sicle Hester Prynne jeune pouse dun vieux savant anglais dont on est maintenant sans nouvelles a commis le pch dadultre et refuse de rvler le nom du pre de son enfant. Elle est condamn affronter la vindicte populaire sur le pilori avec sa fille Pearl de trois mois puis porter brode sur sa poitrine la lettre carlate A. Elle est bannie et ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 342

La Tulipe Noire

  [french | 1850]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... que nous avons des mousquets? fit tout furieux le commandant des bourgeois. - Je le vois pardieu bien, que vous avez des mousquets, dit Tilly, ...... par la fen^etre 'etroite et treilliss'ee de fer qui laissait arriver la lumi`ere et les murmures du dehors. Il 'etait si bien engourdi dans la continuit'e de ...... p`ere, et qu'on appelait le cachot secret, offrait aux deux ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 142

Le Collier De La Reine Tome I

  [french | 1850]  

Alexandre Dumas


Excerpts: [... Mais M. le comte de Haga, qui est un des convives de monseigneur. -Eh bien. -Eh bien. le comte de Haga est un roi. -Je ne connais pas de roi ...... cts. L'espoir que je lui enlevais, songez-y donc, c'est la dernire consolation que le malheureux garde sous le couteau, alors que dj le couteau le touche, ...... la chasse, et le jockey, debout derrire, criait Gare. quand le matre avait ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 77
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