Books published in 1882

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A Rent In A Cloud

  [english | 1882]  

Charles James Lever


Excerpts: [... on it she doesn't care she's over now. Well done, old lady. That back-hander was neatly given and see, she has marshalled her forces ...... in a quiet business-like way, that promised well for the spirit is which his trust would be exercised. Calvert laughed as he laid down the cigar, but ...... point to more work. Tell me of a plan for a holiday, some grand scheme for idleness, ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 66

American Hero Myths

  [english | 1882]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [American Hero Myths by Daniel G Brinton. AMERICAN HERO-MYTHS. A STUDY IN THE NATIVE RELIGIONS OF THE WESTERN CONTINENT. BY DANIEL G. BRINTON M.D. MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY THE AMERICAN ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY THE NUMISMATIC AND ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY OF PHILA. ETC. AUTHOR OF THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLD THE RELIGIOUS SENTIMENT. ETC. 1882. ]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 463

Among The Red Skins

  [english | 1882]  

W G Kingston


Summary: [Heroes In Black Skins by Booker T Washington. Booker Taliaferro Washington April 5 1856 - November 14 1915 was an American educator orator author and leader of the African-American community. He was freed from slavery at the age of nine and after working at several menial jobs in West Virginia he earned his way through an education at Hampton Institute and Wayland Seminary. Upon recommendation of ...]
Genres: [young readers | adventureDownloads: 351

An Impromptu Ascent Of Mont Blanc

  [english | 1882]  

W Le Mesurier


Excerpts: [... scars of many a conflict of opposing obstacles. All this while, though wasting, it is renewed by an unseen power,-it evaporates, but is not consumed. On ...... having nothing of the kind, I was fortunate in being able to procure a pair of goggles at the Grands Mulets, without which I could not have made the ...... add to the monotony, talking was prohibited, for, having made some ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 285

An Old Meerschaum

  [english | 1882]  

David Christie Murray


Excerpts: [... Constantinople. Boat starts at six.'. 'Ah.' said Barndale placidly. 'I'm going on to Constantinople too.'. 'Now that's what I call jolly,' said the ...... that account. By a curious coincidence I find we are travelling together to Constantinople.'. Her hand still lingered in his whilst he said this, ...... each enjoying their own charming spiritual discomforts. They say little, but,...]
Genres: [short storyDownloads: 43

Animal Carvings From Mounds Of The Mississippi Valley

  [english | 1882]  

Henry Henshaw


Summary: [Animal Carvings From Mounds Of The Mississippi Valley by Henry W Henshaw. Book Description Henry Wetherbee Henshaw 1850-1930 was an American ornithologist. Henshaw studied at Cambridge High School where he met William Brewster. In 1869 he was forced to give up school due to ill health and went on a collecting trip to Louisiana. This marked the start of his career as a field naturalist. In 1870 ...]
Genres: [government publicationDownloads: 113

Arrows Of Freethought

  [english | 1882]  

George William Foote


Summary: [Arrows Of Freethought by G W George William Foote. 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: [philosophy | religionDownloads: 441

Asja

  [english | 1882]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [Ivan Turgenev Born October 28 1818(1818-10-28)Oryol Russian Empire Died September 3 1883 (aged 64)Bougival Seine-et-Oise Occupation Novelist and Playwright Genres Realism Notable work(s) A Sportsmans Sketches ? Fathers and Sons ? A Month in the Country Influences Shakespeare Goethe Pushkin Belinsky Lermontov Byron Schiller Hegel Schlegel Schopenhauer Bakunin Influenced Theodor Storm Gustave ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 170

Bases Pour Servir Aux Entreprises De Colonisation Dans Les

  [french | 1882]  

Auguste Brougnes


Excerpts: [... culture. On ne peut le croire et les soixante millions provenant de la conversion de la rente, distribus chaque anne nos trois millions de petits cultivateurs, ...... c'est que le pays que l'on veut coloniser offre des garanties d'ordre et de paix, une situation hyginique et climatrique, sans danger pour ...... Par le chapitre 1er, il est cr un bureau de terres et des colonies ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 284

Ben Nugget

  [english | 1882]  

Horatio Alger Jr


Summary: [Bens Nugget is really readable storyfor all.]
Genres: [young readers | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 102

Bond And Free

  [english | 1882]  

Grace Lintner


Excerpts: [... dead, and they had best remain where they are, or they would be taken and sold if they return. The children, all having been born in slavery, could not ...... de house, an' let Carline nuss de baby,' an' she's so little.. A knock at the kitchen door and without waiting for an invitation, Terence, a field ...... up the steps. The landlord, congratulating himself upon the reception ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 221

Brighter Britain Volume 1

  [english | 1882]  

William Delisle Hay


Excerpts: [... personally adapted to become colonists in Northern New Zealand or not. If one unsuitable emigrant is hereby deterred from leaving home, and if one ...... or kauri-gum there are others from Mahurangi with lime, from Whangarei with fat cattle, from Tauranga with potatoes, from Poverty Bay with wool, ...... he is a pest that Aucklanders inveigh heartily against, and would gladly see ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 426

Cashel Byron Profession

  [english | 1882]  

George Bernard Shaw


Excerpts: [... the necessity for greater-much greater-application to his studies a word to him on the subject of rough habits and to sound him as to his choice ...... income equal to the year's earnings of five hundred workmen, and under no external compulsion to do anything in return for it. In addition to the ...... me remind you also, since you are so rich, that it would he a great folly for ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 161

Cetywayo And His White Neighbours

  [english | 1882]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... the king. 3. That no Zulu's life shall be taken without the previous knowledge and consent of the king, after such trial has taken place, and the right ...... opponents of the Annexation, or even the members of the Transvaal Independence Committee, knew what a Zulu invasion meant, they would scarcely have ...... will also, I believe, suffice to convince any just and impartial mind ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | political scienceDownloads: 18

Chancellorsville And Gettysburg

  [english | 1882]  

Abner Doubleday


Excerpts: [... action until Anderson had fortified his lines and Lee had come forward with the main body to join him. Hooker should have pressed on immediately to ...... near Scott's Dam the line was then continued in a southerly direction by Couch's corps, facing east, French's division being extended to a point near ...... the panic produced by the enemy's reverse fire, regiments and artillery ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 425

Contes Litteraires Du Bibliophile Jacob A Ses Petits Enfants

  [french | 1882]  

Paul Lacroix Dit Bibliophile Jacob


Excerpts: [... d'une connaissance r'eciproque, plus ou moins prompte `a s''etablir entre nous je ne d'edaigne jamais d'en faire tous les frais, et je crois que l'amiti'e ...... peur et les mettre en fuite, s'ils nous rencontraient au passage. -Bah! la m`ere! objecta plaisamment Rabelais, souvenez-vous du dicton: ]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 38

Cruel Barbara Allen

  [english | 1882]  

David Christie Murray


Summary: [Cruel Barbara Allen by David Christie Murray. Christopher was a fiddler and a man of genius. Educated people do not deny the possibility of such a combination but it was Christopher s misfortune to live amongst a dull and bovine-seeming race who had little sympathy with art and no knowledge of an artist s longings. They contented themselves for the most part with the belief that Christopher was ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 482

Detailed Minutiae Of Soldier Life In The Army Of Northern

  [english | 1882]  

Carlton Mccarthy


Excerpts: [... He fought good wagons, fat horses, and tons of quartermaster's stores pontoon trains, of splendid material and construction, by the mile gunboats, ...... the subject introduced to them. They desire to hear of Jesus, but they lack courage to inquire of his people. An unusually large proportion of pious ...... them. It was not such an undertaking either, to eat three days' rations in ...]
Genres: [history | audiobookDownloads: 361

Euphorion

  [english | 1882]  

Vernon Lee


Summary: [Professor David Vernon Williams is the deputy dean of the University of Aucklands Faculty of Law. He came from the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand and was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School. His formal tertiary education qualifications include undergraduate degrees in history and in law from Victoria University of Wellington a graduate degree in law from the University of Oxford England ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 53

Found At Blazing Star

  [english | 1882]  

Bret Harte


Excerpts: [... this may have been the reason why early risers in that locality, during the rainy season, adopted a thoughtful habit of body, and seldom lifted ...... mitigated by hope. Dreams of this kind did not tend to promote his efficiency in the communistic labors of the camp, and brought him a self- isolation ...... smart, and yet so feeble and helpless lying there, so ghastly ludicrous in ...]
Genres: [western | fiction and literature | short storyDownloads: 354
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