Books published in 1859

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A House Of Gentlefolk

  [english | 1859]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [v. 1. Rudin.--v. 2. A house of gentlefolk.--v. 3. On the eve.--v. 4. Fathers and children.--v. 5. Smoke.--v. 6-7. Virgin soil.--v. 8-9. A sportsmans sketches.--v. 10. Dream tales and prose poems.--v. 11. The torrents of spring.--v. 12. A Lear of the steppes and other stories.--v. 13. The diary of a superfluous man and other stories.--v. 14. A desperate character and other stories.--v. 15. The]
Genres: [fiction and literature | harvard classicsDownloads: 401

A Plea For Captain John Brown

  [english | 1859]  

Henry David Thoreau


Summary: [Henry David Thoreau (born David Henry Thoreau July 12 1817 ? May 6 1862) was an American author poet abolitionist naturalist tax resister development critic surveyor historian philosopher and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings and his essay Civil Disobedience an argument for individual resistance to civil ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 69

A Tale Of Two Cities

  [english | 1859]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is the second historical novel by Charles Dickens set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It depicts the plight of the French proletariat under the brutal oppression of the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution and the corresponding savage brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 103

Acadia

  [english | 1859]  

Frederic Cozzens


Summary: [The Acadian Exiles by Arthur G Doughty. Having removed the menace of the French forts Lawrence was now able to deal more freely with the question of the Acadians. The opportunity for action was not long in presenting itself. In June the Acadians of Minas presented to Lawrence a petition couched in language not as tactful as it might have been. In this memorial they requested the restoration of ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 241

Adam Bede

  [english | 1859]  

George Eliot


Summary: [LC copy has inscription of former owner Bruce Rogers dated 1891.]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 403

An Epitome Of Homeopathic Healing Art

  [english | 1859]  

B Hill


Excerpts: [... acid, tr 2 p 3 36 Podophyllum peltatum. |Podophyllin, tt 1 p 3 37 Pulsatilla. |Pulsatilla 3 38 Rhus Toxicodendron. |Rhus Tox. p 3 39 Secale cornutum. ...... more or less dilute, in Pellets or Powders. The Pellets may be taken dry upon the tongue, allowed to dissolve and swallowed. The dose for an adult is ...... in the former case, great benefit will be derived from large ...]
Genres: [healthDownloads: 191

Carnet Dun Inconnu Stepantchikovo

  [french | 1859]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Excerpts: [... se laissait entretenir pendant les douze longues ann'ees qu'il v'ecut encore. Il n'en exigeait pas moins un train de vie confortable, ne regardait pas ...... de caract`ere et sans doute, il 'etait trop faible cependant, ce n''etait pas manque d''energie, mais crainte d'humilier, crainte de faire souffrir ...... enchant'e de pouvoir parler de son malheur. - Quel malheur, imb'ecile? ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 181

Correspondence Conversations Of Alexis De Tocqueville With

  [english | 1859]  

Alexis De Tocqueville


Excerpts: [... Length of speeches French public men Lamartine Falloux Foreign French Narvaez and Kossuth French conversers Montalembert Monsieur, Madame, and Mademoiselle ...... from the tribune appeared often strange, but coming from so honest a man we accepted them. One falsehood, however, after another was exposed, and ...... of democracy, I think that it would have been easier to attack the ...]
Genres: [biography | correspondenceDownloads: 298

Curious If True Strange Tales

  [english | 1859]  

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Summary: [A collection of five spooky Victorian stories.]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 282

El Origen De Las Especies

  [spanish | 1859]  

Charles Darwin


Summary: [s On the Origin of Species published on 24 November 1859 is a work of scientific literature which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. For the sixth edition of 1872 the short title was changed to The Origin of Species. Darwins book ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | scienceDownloads: 477

Elle Et Lui

  [french | 1859]  

George Sand


Summary: [The She-bear is an Italian literary fairy tale written by Giambattista Basile in The Pentamerone. Ruth Manning-Sanders included it in A Book of Princes and Princesses. It is Aarne-Thompson classification system folktale type 510B the persecuted heroine. Others of this type include Cap O Rushes Catskin Allerleirauh The King who Wished to Marry His Daughter Donkeyskin Little Cat Skin Mossycoat The ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 317

Fanny Estudo

  [english | 1859]  

Ernest Feydeau


Excerpts: [... cume do telhado. primeira vez que de longe a vi, caminhando eu atravez de desertos cabedellos, tinha ella um to triste aspecto, que eu senti serrar-se-me ...... Agora, deante do espelho, aperta na barba o broche da capa de veludo. Incaracola os cabellos rebeldes sobre a fronte pura. Involve as espadoas no ...... negros j betados de russas, revelava um espirito de vontade cheio de ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 339

Hindu Law And Judicature

  [english | 1859]  

Yjnavalkya


Excerpts: [... be told, that, among this people, law is entirely subservient to the mysterious despotism of cast,[8] a religious, rather than a political ordinance. With ...... him:. Reveal to us the several duties of the casts, of the orders,[13] and of the others.[14]. 2. The prince of the Yogs, who then abode in Mithil, ...... passage, Manu ch. 2, sl. 16.]. [Footnote 26: So we supply the ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 214

History Manners And Customs Of The North American Indians

  [english | 1859]  

George Mogridge


Excerpts: [... in the northern parts of Europe and Asia but most of the furs in use come from the northern region of our own country. If you look at the map of ...... The circle is then surrounded, to prevent their quitting it, while some of the hunters go into it, blocking up the entrance, and kill the deer with ...... | | | | | | | | | | | | |Pottawato-| | | | | | | | |mies of | | | | | | | | ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 258

Home Of The Gentry

  [english | 1859]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev


Excerpts: [... would be no need for them to be dragging themselves off into the country. In her heart Marya Dmitrievna more than once regretted her pretty Pokrovskoe, ...... sake of a witticism. You are careless and forgetful, like all men of the world, observed Lisa, that is all. Panshin frowned a little. Come, he ...... approaching the delighted old lady from one side with a low bow. Pardon me, ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 381

La Loi De Lynch

  [french | 1859]  

Gustave Aimard


Summary: [Lynch on Lynch is a book of interviews with David Lynch conducted edited and introduced by Chris Rodley himself a filmmaker. The interviews took place between 1993 and 1996. Each chapter is devoted to a separate film from his beginnings up to Lost Highway. It was published by Faber Faber Ltd. in London in 1997. A revised edition was published by Farrar Straus Giroux on March 16 2005]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | westernsDownloads: 163

La Maison De Pilate

  [french | 1859]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [La suite du Roi des gueux. Les personnages dont le lecteur a fait connaissance dans le premier volume continuent doeuvrer pour eux-mmes mais nont-ils pas tous le mme but: se venger de leurs ennemis et prendre le pouvoir?]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 313

Lassassinat Du Pont Rouge

  [french | 1859]  

Charles Barbara


Excerpts: [... Max en devan?ant brusquement de Villiers pour ?tre plus t?t aupr?s du nouveau venu. Dans les myst?res de notre nature, ? la vue de certains hommes, ...... cette Rosalie avec qui il vivait depuis trois ans, il est entr?, ce qui de sa part exigeait certainement plus que du courage, chez un agent de change, ...... fit Destroy, quand on t'a vu, comme je t'ai vu pendant dix ans, vivre ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 358

Le Fils Du Forcat

  [french | 1859]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Monsieur Coumbes portefaix Marseille na que deux passions dans la vie: son cabanon de Montredon entour dun coin de jardin o le mistral ne laisse rien pousser et la pche aux poissons de roche pour la bouillabaisse. Un soir il entend des hurlements dans lappartement au-dessus du sien. M. Coumbes est goste et insensible mais pas assez pour laisser se commettre un assassinat. Il intervient et empche ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 270

Le Roi Des Gueux

  [french | 1859]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [Durant le rgne de Philippe IV deux femmes venant dEstremadure entrent Sville de nuit. Elles ne savent pas encore que de nombreuses intrigues et complots les y attendent...]
Genres: [fiction | historicalDownloads: 264
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