Books published in 1856

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A Lie Never Justifiable

  [english | 1856]  

H Clay Trumbull


Summary: [Henry Clay Trumbull (1830 - 1903) was an American clergyman and author born on June 8 1830 at Stonington Connecticut and educated at Williston Northampton School. He became a world famous editor author and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement. Poor health kept him from formal education past the age of fourteen. He earned three honorary degrees from Yale Lafayette and the University of New York.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 46

Aims And Aids For Girls And Young Women

  [english | 1856]  

George Sumner Weaver


Summary: [Aims And Aids For Girls And Young Women by George Sumner Weaver. Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women - On the Various Duties of Life Physical Intellectual And - Moral Development Self-Culture Improvement Dress Beauty - Fashion Employment Education The Home Relations Their - Duties To Young Men Marriage Womanhood And Happiness. is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular ...]
Genres: [instructional | womens studiesDownloads: 337

Auriol

  [english | 1856]  

William Harrison Ainsworth


Excerpts: [... chanced to employ a deformed, crack-brained dwarf, who assisted him in his operations, and whom he appropriately enough denominated Flapdragon. Doctor ...... of it on some animal.. No - no it is the true elixir, replied Darcy. Not a drop must be wasted. You will witness its effect anon. Like the ...... life. Help me, good grandson. Place the phial to my lips. Pour its contents down ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 186

Bartleby The Scrivener

  [english | 1856]  

Herman Melville


Summary: [The narrator an elderly lawyer who has a very comfortable business helping wealthy men deal with mortgages title deeds and bonds relates the story of the strangest man he has ever known.The narrator already employs two scriveners Nippers and Turkey. Nippers suffers from chronic indigestion and Turkey is a drunk but the office survives because in the mornings Turkey is sober even though Nippers is ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 373

Cours Familier De Littrature volume 1

  [french | 1856]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... main, et elle conduit de l'autre main un enfant qui commence marcher et qui trbuche sur les pierres. On les suit de l'oeil dans les vignes des ...... de cour, de guerre et de chasse il aimait M. de Vaudran, qui lui avait ouvert sa bibliothque il commenait m'aimer, tout enfant que j'tais moi-mme, ...... alors trs-dcent et mme recherch, mon oncle. Cet oncle tait un amateur exquis de ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 50

De Vandrande Djaeknarne

  [swedish | 1856]  

Viktor Rydberg


Summary: [Abraham Viktor Rydberg (Jnkping December 18 1828 - Djursholm September 21 1895) was a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy 1877-1895. Primarily a classical idealist Viktor Rydberg poet novelist essayist idealist philosopher and one of the prominent figures in Swedish intellectual life in the latter half of the nineteenth century has been described as Swedens last Romantic and by ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 230

Der Wahnsinnige

  [german | 1856]  

Friedrich Gerstcker


Summary: [Friedrich Gerstcker (May 10 1816 Hamburg - May 31 1872 Braunschweig) was a German traveler and novelist.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 422

Edgar Poe Sa Vie Et Ses Oeuvres

  [french | 1856]  

Charles Baudelaire


Excerpts: [... boucheront toutes les issues, matelasseront les fen??tres contre les projectiles du hasard? mais le Diable entrera par la serrure? une perfection ...... qui a dirig?? des journaux et des revues, un ami du po??te, avoue qu???il ??tait difficile de l???employer et qu???on ??tait oblig?? de le payer moins ...... de Philadelphie ?? Boston, de Boston ?? Baltimore, de Baltimore ?? ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 11

Gurre Kamilaroi

  [english | 1856]  

William Ridley


Summary: [gurre kamilaroi or Kamilaroi Sayings was a manual of Biblical instruction for the Kamilaroi people in their own language produced by William Ridley and published in Sydney in 1856. Ridley wanted to make sure that the text was easy for those just learning to read. Majuscules were avoided so that only one letter shape would have to be learnt. He represented the sound of ng with a single letter eng ...]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 314

History Of The Girondists Volume I

  [english | 1856]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... dreaded recognition. He therefore determined, in spite of M. de Bouill's reiterated advice, to pass through Varennes. The chief inconvenience of this ...... life, the confidence that he had lost. The first impulse of the people would naturally be to massacre the perfidious general, who had answered for the ...... Your majesty, said he to the king, knows my attachment for your royal ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 367

Idylls Of The King

  [english | 1856]  

Alfred Lord Tennyson


Excerpts: [... her that is the fairest under heaven,. I seem as nothing in the mighty world,. And cannot will my will, nor work my work. Wholly, nor make myself ...... gateway, but abide. Without, among the cattle of the field. For an ye heard a music, like enow. They are building still, seeing the city is built. To ...... overthrow. And slay thee: then will I to court again,. And shame the King ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 448

Inez

  [english | 1856]  

Augusta Evans


Excerpts: [... looked at first with distrustful eyes on one who, she supposed, might abridge her numerous privileges but the affectionate manner of the kind-hearted ...... confessor to the whole family, and will be yet, despite her warning efforts, though I had rather deal with any three men. She is as untiring as myself. ...... Erasmo is.. Sitting on the steps, mother. I know he will help us to ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 481

La Louve Tome I

  [french | 1856]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Lantique manoir de Rohan-Polduc a t tmoin de deux tragdies : lexpulsion de Csar de Rohan avec sa jeune femme et son fils la maldiction de Valentine de Rohan portant sa fille dans ses bras. Csar en est mort et Valentine aussi peut-tre. Guy comte de Rohan leur pre jet lui-mme hors de sa demeure par la trahison dAlain Polduc tait parti seul sans tourner la tte. Depuis lors les gens de la contre ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 101

La Louve Tome Ii Valentine De Rohan

  [french | 1856]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Lantique manoir de Rohan-Polduc a t tmoin de deux tragdies : lexpulsion de Csar de Rohan avec sa jeune femme et son fils la maldiction de Valentine de Rohan portant sa fille dans ses bras. Csar en est mort et Valentine aussi peut-tre. Guy comte de Rohan leur pre jet lui-mme hors de sa demeure par la trahison dAlain Polduc tait parti seul sans tourner la tte. Depuis lors les gens de la contre ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 436

La Vampire

  [french | 1856]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [The Little Vampire is a childrens fantasy series by German author Angela Sommer-Bodenburg that follows the adventures of young Tony Peasbody and the child vampire Rudolph Sackville-Bagg (Anton Bohnsack and Rudiger von Schlotterstein in the original German version respectively). The series has sold over 12 million copies and has been translated into over 30 languages. Sommer-Bodenburg states that ...]
Genres: [fiction | horrorDownloads: 155

Lady Mary And Her Nurse

  [english | 1856]  

Catherine Parr Traill


Summary: [Lady Mary And Her Nurse by Catherine Parr Traill. The nurse smiled and said It is not a fish at all my dear it is a dried beaver s tail. I brought it from the back lakes when I was at home that you might see it. See my lady how curiously the beaver s tail is covered with scales it looks like some sort of black leather stamped in a diaper pattern. Before it is dried it is very heavy weighing three ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 236

Last Of The Huggermuggers

  [english | 1856]  

Christopher Cranch


Summary: [Last Of The Huggermuggers by Christopher Pearse Cranch. Christopher Pearse Cranch 1813-1892 was an American writer and artist. He attended Columbian College and Harvard Divinity School and briefly held a position as a Unitarian minister. However his involvement with the transcendentalist school diminished the demand for his services. He edited for a time a Transcendentalist publication and was a ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 483

Leah Mordecai

  [english | 1856]  

Belle Kendrick Abbott


Excerpts: [... fortune, it's giving way a little, and maybe we shall all get home after awhile. I'm desperately hungry. Of course, you will all promise me to come, ...... release from study. Then Leah stepped across the room, and gently taking Lizzie by the arm, said, Come, let's walk.. Lizzie put her arm around her ...... of the fragile horns, and the eyes of the elk's head, that lay scattered ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 88

Mr Chipfellow Jackpot

  [english | 1856]  

Dick Purcell


Summary: [Being one of the richest men in the world it was only natural that many people anticipated the day he would die. For someone should claim]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 91

Nuts For Future Historians To Crack

  [english | 1856]  

Various Authors


Summary: [Annie Adams Fields (June 6 1834 - January 5 1915) was a United States writer.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 138
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