Books published in 1857

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A Fair Penitent

  [english | 1857]  

Wilkie Collins


Excerpts: [... behind him, in his own country, the reputation of a lively writer of the second class, who addressed the public of his day with fair success, and who, ...... at painting in miniature, and, most remarkable quality of all, she was possessed of prodigious muscular strength. It is recorded of Mademoiselle, that ...... immediately, and the connection between them was broken off. In all ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 118

Adventures Of A Sixpence In Guernsey By A Native

  [english | 1857]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... each as she was caught up to be kissed, and found herself on the floor once more after a sudden whirl to the ceiling. Now catch, said their ...... that is so charming. How each toy is seized on in its turn, to be relinquished in a moment for one more beautiful. It was no easy task that Mrs. Campbell ...... from further temptation. And we, too, must wish them good-by, with the hope ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 385

Barchester Towers

  [english | 1857]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [fiction | religiousDownloads: 131

Cours Familier De Littrature volume 4

  [french | 1857]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... de style, c'tait une consquence de principes. Il y a plus de rapports qu'on ne le suppose entre la vie et le got. Don Paez, non content d'avoir immol ...... cette chambre et ces frais orangers, Ces livres, ce mtier, cette branche bnite Qui se penche en pleurant sur ce vieux crucifix Ne chercherait-on pas ...... mrir.). Bref, je lisais peu de vers alors, except ceux d'Hugo, de Vigny,...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 321

Cours Familier De Littrature volume 5

  [french | 1857]  

Alphonse De Lamartine


Excerpts: [... contemporains les appellent par le nom qui les dshonore. Tant mieux. Ce n'est pas assez pour le travail d'tre le travail, il faut encore qu'il soit un ...... bonheur la Grce et au monde. Il semble qu'Homre, le plus merveilleux des hommes, ft prdestin ne pas connatre son pre, comme si la Providence avait ...... pauvre oiseau. Voil l'abrg de l'histoire d'Homre elle est simple comme ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 119

Der Nachsommer

  [german | 1857]  

Adalbert Stifter


Excerpts: [... und fter, wenn er sich nach Tische oder zu einer andern Zeit einen Augenblick abkargen konnte, machte die Flgel eines Kastens auf, sah die Bcher an, ...... in dem Verkaufsgewlbe zu wachen. Nachmittag ging er grtenteils auch wieder in die Stadt. Die Sonntage und die Festtage brachte er mit uns zu. Von der ...... fr die menschliche Gesellschaft. Wen Gott zum besten Maler auf dieser ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 358

Farina

  [english | 1857]  

George Meredith


Summary: [The tale of Chloe -- The house on the beach -- Farina -- The case of General Ople and Lady Camper.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 120

Hints To Husbands

  [english | 1857]  

George Morant


Summary: [Hints To Husbands By George Morant by George Morant. Hints to Husbands by George Morant ]
Genres: [essays | healthDownloads: 203

Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms

  [english | 1857]  

Charles Munde


Excerpts: [... of an English or American pen but this publication has been called forth by the tears of mothers mourning over the bodies of their darlings during ...... gradually continuing all over the body. In such parts as are covered with a thin delicate cuticle (as the face, breast, &c.) the cuticle comes off in ...... to which those are most opposed who know the least of it. 10. SCARLATINA ...]
Genres: [health | instructional | non fictionDownloads: 208

Le Bossu

  [french | 1857]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Un grand classique du roman de cape et dpe. Vous connaissez tous lhistoire de Lagardre par les multiples films qui ont t faits. Pourquoi ne pas lire loriginal ?...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 80

Le Meneur De Loups

  [french | 1857]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Une fois par an le diable se rincarne sur terre sous la forme dun loup noir. Durant ce jour fatidique son enveloppe mortelle le rend vulnrable. Cest pourquoi en cette anne 1780 lorsque le diable se trouve pourchass par la meute du seigneur Jean dans les environs dHaramont il va chercher refuge dans la cabane dun pauvre sabotier nomm Thibault. La premire surprise passe Thibault dcide daccepter un ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | adventureDownloads: 329

Le Secret

  [french | 1857]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [A Secret History of the IRA (Penguin 2002 2007) by award-winning journalist Ed Moloney. In The Blanket an on-line journal reviewer Liam O Ruairc described the book as potentially the standard if not the definitive work on the history of the Provisional IRA. Eamonn McCann in The Nation commented that it was the best book yet written on the Provisional IRA as it traced the rise of the Provos from ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 322

Les Compagnons De Jehu

  [french | 1857]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [En 1799 sous le gouvernement corrompu du Directoire coups de main et complots se multiplient en France. Les compagnons de Jehu pillent les diligences et remettent leur butin aux gnraux royalistes qui veulent rtablir la monarchie. Cette bande est commande par un gentilhomme masqu que lon surnomme Morgan. Mais Bonaparte revenu incognito dgypte charge un de ses officiers Roland de Montrevel de le ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 255

Les Compagnons De Jhu

  [french | 1857]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Brave Companions: Portraits in History is a 1992 book by American historian David McCullough. The book consists of previously published essays most of which are biographical portraits of a specific historical figure or group of figures. It is divided into five sections.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 424

Les Errants De Nuit

  [french | 1857]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [1832 dans les Ardennes du ct de Sedan. La famille Legagneur dorigine belge passe pour tre trs riche mais jouit de peu de considration car mle quelques affaires peu nettes. Antoine Legagneur officier de larme franaise sarrange pour faire accuser de rbellion le marchal des logis Hector qui ne sait pas qui sont ses parents. Sauf miracle ce dernier sera fusill. Le but de la manoeuvre est de faire ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 496

Les Fleurs Du Mal

  [french | 1857]  

Charles Baudelaire


Summary: [I need this book for school thanks :).]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 80

Lheritage Mysterieux

  [french | 1857]  

Pierre Ponson Du Terrail


Summary: [Dans ce premier roman Rocambole ne joue encore quun rle trs secondaire. Laction du prologue dbute en 1812 au cours de la retraite de Russie pendant laquelle le colonel Armand de Kergaz un noble de Bretagne est assassin par son aide de camp la capitaine Felipone. Quatre ans plus tard la veuve du capitaine de Kergaz dont elle a eu un fils galement prnomm Armand pouse sans savoir le rle quil a jou ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 334

Life Of Charlotte Bront

  [english | 1857]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... disapproves of couching. Papa displayed extraordinary patience and firmness the surgeons seemed surprised. I was in the room all the time as it was ...... to lose money, time after time, in this way but where is the use of dwelling on such subjects. It will make him no better.. December 28th. I ...... spirit seems to preside at - Street, to that which guides the helm at 65, ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 150

Little Dorrit

  [english | 1857]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Upon its publication in 1857 Little Dorrit immediately outsold any of Dickenss previous books. The story of William Dorrit imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea Prison and his daughter and helpmate Amy or Little Dorrit the novel charts the progress of the Dorrit family from poverty to riches. In his Introduction David Gates argues that intensity of imagination is the gift from which Dickenss other ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 319

Madame Bovary

  [french | 1857]  

Gustave Flaubert


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 273).]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 36
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