Books published in 1852

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A Discourse For The Time

  [english | 1852]  

William Henry Furness


Excerpts: [... Church, by W. H.. Title: A Discourse for the Time, delivered January 4, 1852 in the First Congregational Unitarian Church. Author: W. H. Furness. Release ...... But there is no help for it. We must take our lot as we find it. And such is the nature of our social fabric drawing all the power of the government ...... their comforts, and keep aloof and indifferent, and flatter ...]
Genres: [religion | essaysDownloads: 306

A Plain Cookery Book For The Working Classes

  [english | 1852]  

Charles Elm Francatelli


Excerpts: [... OF THIS EBOOK PLAIN COOKERY BOOK ***. Produced by Chris Curnow, Jana Srna . PHILLIPS & COMPY.,. TEA MERCHANTS,. 8, KING WILLIAM STREET, CITY, ...... mint may be strewn over the soup when eaten. No. 6. ONION SOUP FOR SIX PERSONS. Chop fine six onions, and fry them in a gallon saucepan with two ...... up each egg into about ten pieces of equal size, and put them into some ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 229

Basil

  [english | 1852]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A tale of criminality almost revolting from its domestic horrors.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | thrillersDownloads: 314

Calvert And Penn

  [english | 1852]  

Brantz Mayer


Excerpts: [... of Parliament. There may be submission to law, external indifference, hypocritical compliance, but, that implicit adoption and correspondent honest ...... ecclesiastical system, which, by its concessions to the ancient faith, its adoption of novel liberalities, its compromises and its purity, might contain ...... IX. They saw that it was not well to stay in the land of their birth. ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 92

Canadian Crusoes

  [english | 1852]  

Catherine Parr Traill


Summary: [Canadian Crusoes by Catherine Parr Traill. The Indians offered the first of the birds as an oblation to the Great Spirit as a grateful acknowledgment of his bounty in having allowed them to gather food thus plentifully for their families sometimes distant tribes with whom they were on terms of friendship were invited to share the sport and partake of the spoils. Indiana could not understand why ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 434

Childhood

  [english | 1852]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Summary: [Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Christs Childhood Pal is the sixth novel by absurdist author Christopher Moore published in 2002. In this work the author seeks to fill in the lost years of Jesus through the point of view of Jesus childhood pal Levi bar Alphaeus who is called Biff. The original edition of Lamb was issued in hardback and paperback and contains an afterword by the author ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 296

Ely Cathedral

  [english | 1852]  

Anonymous


Summary: [The Fly in the Cathedral is a 2004 book by Brian Cathcart telling the story of how physicists around the world but particularly in the University of Cambridges Cavendish Laboratory split the atom in the 1930s. The title refers to the size of the atomic nucleus in relation to the size of the whole atom. Although this analogy was made in the very early 20th century many years before accurate ...]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 383

Esther Hammond Wedding Day

  [english | 1852]  

Catherine Crowe


Excerpts: [... him, I fear you will not suit me.. I meant to say, he continued, turning paler than before, as if pained by my ready denial-I meant to say that ...... to stand alone.. I've no fear of him none whatever, he replied. To say the truth, he had an awful lesson before his eyes in regard to excessive ...... broke my best decanters. His hand so shook with agitation when I had friends to ...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 326

Far Off

  [english | 1852]  

Favell Lee Mortimer


Excerpts: [... God destroyed them with fire and brimstone. You have heard of Sodom and Gomorrah. A clergyman who went to visit the Dead Sea rode on horseback, and ...... silver horns sticking out from under their veils, the strangest head-dress that can be imagined. There are sweet flowers growing on the sides of ...... angry Arabs were hidden among the rocks and hills and every now and then they ...]
Genres: [travel | criticism | humorDownloads: 378

Feathertop A Moralized Legend

  [english | 1852]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Excerpts: [... that the scarecrow should represent a fine gentleman of the period, so far as the materials at hand would allow. Perhaps it may be as well to enumerate ...... of the substance of the velvet. Next came a pair of scarlet breeches, once worn by the French governor of Louisbourg, and the knees of which had touched the ...... looked the better she was pleased. Dickon, cried she sharply, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 128

Graziella

  [french | 1852]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Summary: [Ce rcit voque le voyage de Lamartine tout jeune homme en Italie. Aprs une tape romaine il se rend Naples o Virieu un ami denfance le rejoint. Il fait connaissance dun vieux pcheur sur la plage de Margellina et aprs une promenade en barque o il manque perdre la vie il rencontre dans lle dIschia Graziella fille du pcheur. Celle-ci tombe amoureuse de ce Franais et refuse Cecco le parti qui lui tait ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 75

Kathay A Cruise In The China Seas

  [english | 1852]  

W Hastings Macaulay


Excerpts: [... in longitude 29 56' 50'' west, with such light breezes, that at meridian we had logged but 30' south. We escaped the usual visit of old Neptune upon ...... worthy of notice,-not even seeing the Flying Dutchman and if I except the white-winged albatross which followed in our wake, and the graceful ...... almost to make us fear he was robbing himself, and only exchanged his articles ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 441

La Baronne Trepassee

  [french | 1852]  

Pierre Ponson Du Terrail


Summary: [Roman de jeunesse de Ponson du Terrail La Baronne trpasse runit tous les composants du roman gothique : vampires fantmes chteau mdival. Ponson du Terrail ne mnage pas les effets non sans ironie voire parodie.Lhistoire souvre sur une promesse que fait le baron Hector de Nossac une ancienne matresse promesse dtre son esclave pendant 24 heures au moment quelle choisira. Celle-ci se rappelle au bon ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 310

La Reine Des Epees

  [french | 1852]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Au XVIIIe sicle Frdric jeune tudiant allemand pauvre mais courageux a conquis le poste suprme de Premire pe de luniversit de Tubingue. Il aime en secret Chrie pupille de luniversit et nice de tous les tudiants aprs le meurtre de son pre par des gardes royaux. la suite dun malentendu le baron de Rosenthal ennemi jur des tudiants se retrouve fianc Chrie qui pourtant partage les sentiments de ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 116

Mjallhvt

  [english | 1852]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... raua var fagurt hj drifthvtri mjllinni, hugsai hn me sjlfri sjer: a vildi jeg a jeg tti mjer svo lti barn, eins hvtt og mjll, eins rautt og bl, og eins ...... vn a skoa sig , og segja:. [Illustration]. Spegill, spegill, herm : hver hjer landi frust er.. Og af v a hn vissi, a spegillinn fr aldrei me ...... gegn me v. Hn fjell knje fyrir honum, spennti greipar, leit hann, bijandi ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 335

Notable Women Of Olden Time

  [english | 1852]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... of patriarchs, kings, and prophets, until it settled over the manger of Bethlehem, and was lost in the full glory of the Sun of righteousness,-Abraham ...... is, sooner or later, to fall upon each household. Abraham seems to have been at a distance-perhaps in the charge of some of his numerous flocks-when ...... and kindness. Behold thy handmaid is in thy hands. He recognised no ...]
Genres: [religion | women studiesDownloads: 53

Old Roads And New Roads

  [english | 1852]  

William Bodham Donne


Summary: [The Book of Roads and Kingdoms is a 9th century geography text by the Persian geographer Ibn Khordadbeh. It maps and describes the major trade routes of the time within the Muslim world and discusses distant trading regions such as Japan Korea and China. It was written around 870 CE while its author was Director of Posts and Police for the Abbasid province of Djibal. The work uses much of the ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 217

Peg Woffington

  [english | 1852]  

Charles Reade


Excerpts: [... was as full of goodness as intelligence-it was like no other farce the heart bounded to meet it. He rented a box at her theater. He was there ...... a roar of laughter, except from Mr. Vane. Peg Woffington laughed as merrily as the others, and showed a set of teeth that were really dazzling but all ...... as I believe Kitty here capable of doing. No. Statira was never so tenderly ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 451

Phaethon

  [english | 1852]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [The stage as it was once.--Thoughts on Shelley and Bryon.--Alexander Smith and Alexander Pope.--Tennyson.--Burns and his school.--The poetry of sacred and legendary art.--On English composition.--On English literature.--Grots and groves.--Hours with the mystics.--Frederick Denison Maurice. In memoriam.--Phaethon or Loose thoughts for loose thinkers. 1852.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 439

The Angel Over The Right Shoulder

  [english | 1852]  

Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


Summary: [The Angel is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about an angel and a dead child gathering flowers to carry to Heaven. The tale was first published with three others in Copenhagen Denmark by C. A. Reitzel in November 1843. The four tales were received by the Danish critics with great acclaim.]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 218
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