Books published in 1854

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Alexandria And Her Schools

  [english | 1854]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [Sir Walter Raleigh and his time.--Plays and Puritans.--Burns and his school.--Hours with the mystics.--Tennyson.--The poetry of sacred and legendary art.--North Devon.--Phaethon.--Alexandria and her schools.--My winter-garden.--England from Wolsey to Elizabeth.]
Genres: [history | non fiction | philosophyDownloads: 213

Boyhood

  [english | 1854]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Excerpts: [... those recollections lost their power, and gave place to a consolatory feeling of life, youthful vigour, freshness, and hope. Seldom have I spent four ...... is not doing her proper share of the pulling. One could not put Diashak on the left, replied Philip, altogether ignoring my last remark. He ...... journey, was busy helping Philip, and only when everything had been put straight ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 179

Catherine Blum

  [french | 1854]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Fort de Villers-Cotterts mai 1829. Les poux Watrin dont le mari est garde-chasse du duc dOrlans ont lev trois enfants : Bernard leur fils maintenant garde-chasse lui aussi Catherine leur nice dont le pre tait un prisonnier allemand bless recueilli par la famille et Mathieu un enfant abandonn quils ont recueilli. Catherine et Bernard ont peu peu appris saimer dabord comme frre et soeur puis ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 222

Folhas Cahidas Apanhadas Na Lama

  [english | 1854]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... enferma poesia,. Que resiste Revalenta. Braz Tisana esse que diga,. Em que estado anda a barriga. Da Musa, nos seus outenta. Deixai ...... esteril, sinto aqui. Como o lyrio enruga o calix. A fronte calva pendi. Poeta da lyra amarga,. Vrgo ao peso desta carga. De descrena e maldio. Lacerado ...... nas folhas da cve tronxuda. Viu-se escripto: Gloria ao Sr Fontes.. Senhor Fontes. ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 496

Fostina Woodman The Wonderful Adventurer

  [english | 1854]  

Avis Stanwood


Excerpts: [... beauty, in this great land of wonders. Before introducing you to the leading characters whose history will form the principal part of this work, I ...... wonder and admiration of all that knew her. Here, in the cottage of the Mountain Glen, dwelt this lovely maiden, in quiet and peaceful seclusion, with ...... From her infancy she had been cradled in the home of indulgence, and ...]
Genres: [adventureDownloads: 217

Gabriel

  [french | 1854]  

George Sand


Summary: [Furst Gabriel or Last Days of the Pirita Monastery is an Estonian historical novelle by Eduard Bornhohe. This historical story first published in 1893 is the last of Eduard Bornhohes historical novelles as in 1893 the Russian Empires censorship prohibited publication of historical novelles fearing it might cause too strong patriotic feelings in provincial regions. The story is set during a ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 10

Great Indian Chief Of The West

  [english | 1854]  

Benjamin Drake


Excerpts: [... these two tribes, which then took place, and continues to this day, was as much a matter of necessity as of feeling. The period of their migration ...... who were the Eagle and the Tortoise. These four last named were not chiefs but braves of distinction, who held honorable places in the council, and ...... Sacs and Foxes, fought under the British standard as a matter of choice: ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 455

Histoire De La Bretagne Ancienne Et Moderne

  [french | 1854]  

Charles Barthelemy De Paris


Summary: [En 58 avant J-C toute la Gaule est occupe par les Romains... Toute? Non! Un village peupl dirrductibles Gaulois rsiste encore et toujours lenvahisseur... Mais l nous nous garons... En ralit les Romains ont peu dinfluence sur les Celtes qui vivent dans la fort armoricaine. Aussi quand les Vntes se rvoltent cest toute la Bretagne qui les suit. Bretons et Romains saffrontent lors dune bataille ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | history | essaysDownloads: 235

Lensorcelee

  [french | 1854]  

Jules Amedee Barbey Daurevilly


Summary: [Lhistoire relate un vnement fondateur du rcit lengagement de labb de la Croix-Jugan auprs des Chouans. Lorsque ce dernier pense sa cause perdue il tente de se suicider et renie son humilit de prtre. Il survit malgr une horrible blessure au visage signe de sa rbellion. Quelques annes plus tard lorsquon rouvrit les glises nous retrouvons cet ancien moine aux vpres de Blanchelande.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 498

Les Chimeres

  [french | 1854]  

Gerard De Nerval


Summary: [Singulier paradoxe que ces Chimres une centaine de vers peine qui ont aliment depuis des milliers de pages dexgses et de commentaires. Tour tour symbolistes rimbaldiennes mallarmennes ou surralistes voire fertile terreau pour la psychanalyse elles nont pourtant pas fini dinterroger le lecteur. Joyaux cisels enflamms de lueurs et de couleurs avec leurs parfums secrets leurs scintillements ...]
Genres: [fiction | poetryDownloads: 473

Les Temps Difficiles

  [french | 1854]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [M. Gradgrind a donn ses enfants Tom et Louise une ducation rigoureuse sans tendresse ne laissant place ni limagination ni la rverie comme il nous lexplique: Ce que je veux ce sont des faits. Enseignez des faits ces garons et ces filles rien que des faits. Les faits sont la seule chose dont on ait besoin ici-bas.. Louise pouse M. Bounderby lami de M Gradgrind riche industriel parti de rien et ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 180

Little Ferns For Fanny Little Friends

  [english | 1854]  

Fanny Fern


Excerpts: [... find out that it was way across the room, instead of close by. How should you like to tire yourself out crawling way across the carpet, to pick up a pretty ...... smile her face used to wear in dear papa's life-time. Floy became very tired of that close room. There were no pretty pictures on the walls, like those ...... ever brought your satchel to school for you.-that you have ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 155

Merkwaardige Kasteelen In Nederland Deel Ii

  [dutch | 1854]  

W Hofdijk


Excerpts: [... onder den naam van het Land van Heusden: die stad is Heusden: die dorpen zijn Engelen, Vlijmen, Honsoirt of Onsenoord, Hedikhuizen, Herpt, Oud-Heusden ...... overlaten, en dat het dus maar zaak was, zich by voorraad in 't bezit daarvan te stellen. 't Kan echter ook zijn, dat Jan IX zwak van geestvermogens ...... daar de rondom liggende schansen te Doeveren, Elshout en Hemert alle ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 264

My Life Or The Adventures Of Geo Thompson

  [english | 1854]  

George Thompson


Summary: [My Life Or The Adventures Of Geo Thompson by George Thompson. First published 1854.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 32

No Compromise With Slavery

  [english | 1854]  

William Lloyd Garrison


Summary: [LC copy has numbers on verso of t.p. Written in blue pencil: 74076 in pencil: 114208 08.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 314

The Angel Children

  [english | 1854]  

Charlotte Higgins


Excerpts: [... upon the dirty ground, at the side of the afflicted child, without ever thinking of the blue frock and clean pantalettes she was soiling. O, dear, ...... kiss you, she said to Genevieve, if my face were not so dirty, and you look so clean.. I don't care. said Genevieve, and so she kissed Hepsa and ...... can go to school, father makes me saw so much wood.. Then Hepsa asked him to ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 208

The Calvinistic Doctrine Of Predestination Examined And

  [english | 1854]  

Francis Hodgson


Summary: [The Calvinistic Doctrine Of Predestination Examined And Refuted by Francis Hodgson. Subtitle Being the Substance of a Series of Discourses Delivered in St. George s Methodist Episcopal Church Publisher Higgins and Perkinpine Publication date 1855 Subjects Calvinism Predestination Philosophy Free Will]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 61

The Elements Of Agriculture

  [english | 1854]  

George Edwin Waring


Summary: [The Elements Of Agriculture A Book For Young Farmers by George Edwin Waring. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 423

The Home In The Valley

  [english | 1854]  

Emilie Carln


Excerpts: [... a fortunate dog, for the farm was so small that he could keep his entire charge within sight at all times. Near the centre of the valley stood a large ...... be fruitless, still I feel assured that there is not one man amongst them who would not peril his existence to rescue 'the tiger,' as they call me, ...... right, and even if we are at present in straightened circumstances all ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 251

The Life Of Admiral Viscount Exmouth

  [english | 1854]  

Edward Osler


Summary: [Havent read the book. However Mr. Homers review of this book seems to contain some false information. I am unable to verify any of it so far...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 39
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