Books published in 1881

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A Catechism Of Familiar Things

  [english | 1881]  

Anonymous


Summary: [A Catechism Of Familiar Things by Anonymous. This book a reprint of a successful English publication has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been carefully revised by a Reverend gentleman who for some time filled the chair of Physics and Chemistry in one of our colleges. ]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 152

A Fair Barbarian

  [english | 1881]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [When the beautiful American Octavia goes to visit her aunt in SlowbridgeEngland everyone is shocked because she is so different then Octavia turns the town upside down. 4-stars because the ending could have been better.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 408

A Fearful Responsibility And Other Stories

  [english | 1881]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 334

A Laodicean A Story Of To Day

  [english | 1881]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A vacillating young woman is thrust onto the horns of religious and romantic dilemmas.]
Genres: [fiction | religious | romanceDownloads: 165

Abissinia

  [italian | 1881]  

Giuseppe Vigoni


Excerpts: [... l'ora destinata a proseguire per la loro meta, il Cairo. L'elica riprende il suo continuo e monotono girare, e ciascuno dei passeggeri cerca ragione ...... in rivista centinaia di sacchi di stuoia pieni di grano e di caff, pelli essicate, otri colme di burro liquido, casse imballate in Europa, denti di elefante ...... suolo e applicato il coperchio all'otre e ben chiuso all'ingiro ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 481

Adventures In The Far West

  [english | 1881]  

W G Kingston


Excerpts: [... was still dark we caught and watered our horses and, having cast off their hobbles and loaded the pack animals, we were in the saddle by sunrise. We ...... was not very talkative, but Dick managed to draw him out more than could any of the rest of the party. Buffet, in his broken English, talked away ...... to take a steady aim at the stag. I agreed to fire first, and, should I ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literature | westernDownloads: 232

Bartholdus Simonis

  [english | 1881]  

Evald Ferdinand Jahnsson


Excerpts: [... kuukauden kuluessa luopunut rakkaudestas. Et kuitenkaan. -. Anna (on vaiti ja katsoo maahan). Bartholdus Simonis. Vastaa Anna. - Mutta l vastauksellas ...... edest voisi tehd vaikka ihmeit. Jns Barrus. Sin tosin et puhu vrin, nuori ystvni, mutta pelkn toki, ett psi on pyrhtnyt paikaltaan. Jt sellaiset ...... juur' iknkuin pelstynyt kyyhkyinen ja vavahtaa kuin lintu pienimmstkin ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 8

Belles And Ringers

  [english | 1881]  

Hawley Smart


Excerpts: [... so it was absolutely necessary to approach him in another manner, and I flatter myself I was equal to the occasion.. All this took place some ...... the scenes as he was, that had been so nearly too much for his risible faculties that he dared not hazard another. As he advanced to shake hands ...... contingent must show with its chief at its head. Who knows but you may want to ...]
Genres: [humorDownloads: 243

Bouvard And Pecuchet

  [english | 1881]  

Gustave Flaubert


Summary: [Nowhere do Flauberts explorations of the relation of signs to the objects they signify reach a more thorough study than in this work. Bouvard and Pcuchet systematically confuse signs and symbols with reality an assumption that causes them much suffering as it does for Emma Bovary and Frdric Moreau. Yet here due to the explicit focus on books and knowledge Flauberts ideas reach a climax. ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 40

Bouvard Et Pecuchet

  [french | 1881]  

Gustave Flaubert


Summary: [Par une chaude journe dt Paris deux hommes Bouvard et Pcuchet se rencontrent et font connaissance. Ils dcouvrent que non seulement ils exercent le mme mtier (copiste) mais en plus ils ont les mmes centres dintrts. Sils le pouvaient ils aimeraient vivre la campagne. Un hritage fort opportun va leur permettre de changer de vie. Ils reprennent une ferme dans le Calvados non loin de Caen et se ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 50

Bulfinchs Mythology

  [english | 1881]  

Thomas Bulfinch


Summary: [This is an 1881 compilation of Thomas Bulfinchs previous writings: The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes (1855) The Age of Chivalry or Legends of King Arthur (1858) and Legends of Charlemagne or Romance of the Middle Ages (1863).Our work is not for the learned nor for the theologian nor for the philosopher but for the reader of English literature of either sex who wishes to comprehend ...]
Genres: [fiction | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 86

Captain John Smith

  [english | 1881]  

Charles Dudley Warner


Excerpts: [... Generall Historie, etc., London, 1624. Reissued, with date of title-page altered, in 1626, 1627, and twice in 1632. An Accidence: or, The Pathway ...... took in these famous wars for the possession of Eastern Europe. The siege of Alba Regalis must have been about the year 1601-Smith never troubles himself ...... projectors was to establish a colony in Virginia. This proved too ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 178

Cessions Of Land By Indian Tribes To The United States

  [english | 1881]  

C Royce


Excerpts: [... Illustrated by Those in the State of Indiana. Cessions of Land by Indian Tribes to the United States: Illustrated by Those in the State of Indiana. The ...... them nothing but a possessory title, involving a right of occupancy and enjoyment until such time as the European sovereign should purchase it from them. ...... former not only relinquished the right of government, but ...]
Genres: [science | government publication | historyDownloads: 68

Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave

  [english | 1881]  

Frederick Douglass


Summary: [Collected Articles Of Frederick Douglass A Slave by Frederick Douglass. The Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave written by legendary author Frederick Douglass are widely considered to be one of the greatest writings of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many Collected Articles of Frederick Douglass - A Slave is required reading ...]
Genres: [african american studies | essays | historyDownloads: 328

Como Atravessei frica

  [english | 1881]  

Alexandre Alberto Da Rocha De Serpa Pinto


Excerpts: [... D'EL-REI. A traio-Perdido-A Carabina d'El-Rei-Miseria-Novas scenas com o rei Lobossi-Partida-No Zambeze-Caa-Moangana-O Itufa-As pirogas-Sioma-Cataracta ...... seu roteiro com tanto elogio. Uma enorme panella de quimbombo foi collocada no meio da casa, e depois de o rei ter bebido, bebram tdos com profuso, ...... convocao guerra, e antes de falar nos motivos d'ella, direi em poucas ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 102

Culture And Cooking

  [english | 1881]  

Catherine Owen


Excerpts: [... a sharp knife, and done with one quick stroke so that the paste is not dragged at all in covering a pie dish or patty pan, you are commonly directed ...... a supply of various condiments warmed-over meat may then be converted into a delicious little entre with little trouble. I would recommend, therefore, ...... too small to make an appearance on the table, and which, if special ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 116

De MuisOf De Gestoorde Nachtrust

  [english | 1881]  

Wilhelm Busch


Summary: [Wilhelm Busch (15 April 1832 ? 9 January 1908) was an influential German caricaturist painter and poet who is famed for his satirical picture stories with rhymed texts. After initially studying mechanical engineering and then art in Dsseldorf Antwerp and Munich he turned to drawing caricatures. One of his first picture stories Max and Moritz (published in 1865) was an immediate success and has ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 245

Disturbed Ireland

  [english | 1881]  

Bernard Becker


Excerpts: [... But it was necessary for me to find out his whereabouts. To go and see whether he was at Lough Mask involved a ride of forty miles, enlivened ...... reply, Ye might lie down and sleep anywhere, and divil a soul would molest ye, barring the lizards in summer time and they are dreadful, are lizards. ...... on account of its low price and other good qualities, is the old Enfield rifle ...]
Genres: [history | correspondenceDownloads: 426

Doctor Wortles School

  [english | 1881]  

Anthony Trollope


Excerpts: [... in this. Doctor Wortle's School Chapter 2 THE NEW USHER The Doctor had found it difficult to carry out the scheme described in the ...... undoubtedly a lady. Many inquiries were made. Many meetings took place. Many difficulties arose. But at last Mr. and Mrs. Peacocke came to Bowick, and ...... was ten thousand pities that a man should be disturbed by unnecessary questionings who ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 45

Dr Breen Practice

  [english | 1881]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 234
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