Books published in 1880

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A Book Of Strife In The Form Of The Diary Of An Old Soul

  [english | 1880]  

George Macdonald


Excerpts: [... the pure heat-throb momently. Of the spirit-fire still uttering this I.-. Lord, see thou to it, take thou remembrance' load:. Only when I bethink ...... winged faith. When that its path into the air shall find,. My heart will follow, high above cold, rain, and wind. I can no more than lift my ...... clear-joyous, to my ken,. Fair as the morn trampling the dull night. Then. The lone ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | essays | poetryDownloads: 276

A Influencia Europea Na Africa Perante A Civilisao E As

  [english | 1880]  

Carlos Testa


Excerpts: [... Carlos Testa. INFLUENCIA EUROPEA NA AFRICA. perante a civilisao. e as relaes internacionaes. Consideraes cerca do tratado de 30 de ...... do selvagem e entre elle estabelea os laos sociaes o commercio, que obrigue ao trabalho util e ao desenvolvimento da riqueza natural do solo e por ...... portuguezes, cujas frotas navegavam nos golfos da Arabia e Persia, para cortar outro ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 255

A Jolly Fellowship

  [english | 1880]  

Frank Stockton


Summary: [Frank Richard Stockton (April 5 1834 ? April 20 1902) was an American writer and humorist best known today for a series of innovative childrens fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to childrens stories of the time instead using clever humor to poke at greed violence abuse of power and other human foibles ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 456

A Senhora Rattazzi

  [english | 1880]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... acha que o zangarem-se os portuguezes beliscados por madame falta de espirito. Assim como, no dizer da princeza de pacotilha, il y a ventre ...... no segredo dos processos e, se no batem nos homens, no porque elles o no meream. O amigo de madame, esse, tem de apanhar do sexo, mais hoje, mais ...... luz, obra entre cinco e sete tostes-740 reis com estampilha. Por isso, antes quero ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 354

A Strange Disappearance

  [english | 1880]  

Anna Katharine Green


Summary: [A housekeeper reports the disappearance of a sewing-maid from a wealthy household. She insists that the girl has been abducted. Mr Gryce and a young detective investigate. The missing young woman has a secret. But she is not the only one]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 400

Abdallah Eli Nelilehtinen Apila

  [english | 1880]  

douard Laboulaye


Summary: [Abdallah Eli Nelilehtinen Apila by Edouard Laboulaye. SIS ALLYS Alkulause LUKU 1. Perheen ilo 2. Horoskopo 3. Kasvatus 4. Kiitollisuuden osoitus 5. Uusi Salomo 6. Palkittu hyve 7. Barsim 8. Juutalainen 9. Zobeyden kaivo 10. Vaskilehti 11. Iremin puutarhat 12. Molemmat veljekset 13. Karavaani 14. Kafur 15. Kertomus Kandaharin sulttaanista 16. P a allekarkaus 17. Sulttaanitar 18. Hopealehti 19. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 158

Across The Zodiac

  [english | 1880]  

Percy Greg


Summary: [Across The Zodiac by Percy Greg. 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 | science fictionDownloads: 359

Aunt Rachel

  [english | 1880]  

David Christie Murray


Excerpts: [... back of the chair of the youngest player, turning his music for him, and beating time with one foot upon the grass. The girl, with twined fingers, leaned ...... a little slip of a creator', no higher than a well-grown gell o' twelve, but pretty in a sort o' way.. Why, Jabez, lad, cried Isaiah, thee lookest ...... While I pay you sixpence a day I am practically two hundred and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 294

Baby Chatterbox

  [english | 1880]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... the angels carried her down in their arms. From the far-away, beautiful blue. Brought her down from the arms of God,. A present to me and to you. So, ...... and making. a good meal of Winny's cake. Do you think he can have flown straight from the. Canary Islands. asked Winny. But George shook his ...... never fade. [Illustration: F]. Found in Fern-leaves,. Which grow in the shade. ...]
Genres: [young readers | poetryDownloads: 392

Ballads In Blue China

  [english | 1880]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... of the Voyage to Cythera Ballade of the Summer Term Ballade of the Muse Ballade against the Jesuits Ballade of Dead Cities Ballade of the Royal Game of ...... Mr. Swinburne wrote a serious ballade, but the form, I venture to think, is not 'wholly serious,' of its nature, in modern days and he did not persevere. ...... enclose the grave slabs: a roof of a massive kind has been ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 283

Ben Hur A Tale Of The Christ

  [english | 1880]  

Lewis Wallace


Summary: [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12 1880 by Harper Brothers. Wallaces work is part of an important sub-genre of historical fiction set among the characters of the New Testament. The novel was a phenomenal best-seller it soon surpassed Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin (1852) as the best-selling American novel and retained this distinction until ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | religiousDownloads: 168

Boule De Suif

  [french | 1880]  

Guy De Maupassant


Summary: [Boule De Suif by Guy De Maupassant. M^eme si n est pas la premi ere nouvelle de Maupassant c est le chef d oeuvre de ce genre qui assure sa c el ebrit e litt eraire. Surnomm ee la prostitu ee Elisabeth Rousset se donne a un officier prussien pour sauver les autres voyageurs qui la m eprisent. Henry-Ren e-Albert-Guy de Maupassant na^it le 5 ao^ut 1850 au ch^ateau de Miromesnil a ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 86

Bucholz And The Detectives

  [english | 1880]  

Allan Pinkerton


Excerpts: [... deal table, and two or three unpainted chairs, completed the inventory of the contents of the chamber in which the greater portion of his time was ...... of perfect intimacy. To him, therefore, perhaps as much as to any other agency, was due in a great measure the fabulous stories of the old man's wealth. Being ...... and duly accounted for. These men were without a doubt the ...]
Genres: [mysterydetectiveDownloads: 19

Captain Burle

  [english | 1880]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [Tales: The millers daughter. Captain Burle. The death of Olivier Becaille. Jacques Damour. The inundation. Nantas. Coqueville. Nais Micoulen. Angeline. Madame Neigeon.--Novels: A love episode. Lassommoir. The mysteries of Marseilles.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 189

Chatterbox Stories Of Natural History

  [english | 1880]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... over their bodies, from head to foot, and from nose to tail, with the same regular marks of black. Strong and wild by nature, the zebra family are left ...... I never saw anything so extraordinary before in all my life why here is an animal with three heads, and two of them are very low down, and much ...... a fox who made an attack on its nest-showing that the instinct of ...]
Genres: [short story collection | young readers | natureDownloads: 259

Contes Divers

  [french | 1880]  

Guy De Maupassant


Excerpts: [... s`eche, tr`es longue et comme crisp'ee, les muscles, d'une force extraordinaire, 'etaient retenus `a l'int'erieur et `a l'ext'erieur par une lani`ere ...... Mais je ne retrouvai rien de bien clair et de bien pr'ecis. Cependant je fus amen'e `a 'etablir cette hypoth`ese qui est du moins fort vraisemblable. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 381

Cowper

  [english | 1880]  

Goldwin Smith


Summary: [Goldwin Smith (August 13 1823 - June 7 1910) was a British-Canadian historian and journalist.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 250

Cuentos De Invierno

  [spanish | 1880]  

Ignacio Manuel Altamirano


Summary: [La muy conocida obra Cuentos de invierno la conforman cuatro novelas de Ignacio Manuel Altamirano escritas en momentos diferentes. Parecera que ese ttulo evoca el ocaso de la vida amorosa puesto que el hilo conductor que liga a estas cuatro novelas no es otro que precisamente la aventura del amor.En efecto tanto el sbito e inesperado encuentro de Julin con Julia el no menos casual contacto entre ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 490

De Ziekte Der Verbeelding

  [dutch | 1880]  

Hendrik Conscience


Summary: [Henri Hendrik Conscience (December 3 1812 Antwerp - September 10 1883 Elsene) was a Belgian writer. He was a pioneer in writing in Dutch after the secession from the Netherlands in 1830 left Belgium a mostly French speaking country. He was the son of a Frenchman Pierre Conscience from Besanon who had been chef de timonerie in the navy of Napoleon Bonaparte and who was appointed ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 343

Democracy

  [english | 1880]  

Henry Adams


Summary: [De la democratie en Amerique (published in two volumes the first in 1835 and the second in 1840) is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville on the democratic institutions of the United States in the 1830s and its strengths and weaknesses. A literal translation of its title is Of Democracy in America but the usual translation of the title is simply Democracy in America. It is regarded as a ...]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 309
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