Books published in 1888

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A Brother To Dragons And Other Old Time Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Amlie Rives


Excerpts: [... in vain, and that while Turnip, the farrier, had eight as fine lads as one would care to father, of a puny wench that my Marian could have slipped in ...... flower blown down upon a snow-bank and by-and-by, what with the warmth and Marian's strokings, she fell into a deep sleep. But we two sate and gazed ...... hers. It shall be saved, she saith, God helping.. And she kissed Marian,...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 175

A Dream Of John Ball

  [english | 1888]  

William Morris


Summary: [A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court (1889) by Mark Twain - it describes a dream and time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. However unlike Twains vision of a violent and chaotic Dark Age Morris ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | politicalDownloads: 355

A Lover Litanies

  [english | 1888]  

Eric Mackay


Excerpts: [... man be found, this side the Stygian shore,. So meek as I, so patient under blame,. And yet, withal, so minded to proclaim. His life-long ...... like the empress-flower,. And there could grow, unwing'd, and be a bud,. With all his warblings ta'en at singing-flood. And turned to vgaries of ...... teach thee all I know, though unbesought,. And make thee prouder of a poet's dream. Than ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 162

A Pair Of Clogs

  [english | 1888]  

Amy Catherine Walton


Excerpts: [... on the door-step. The woman with the tambourine hurried along, keeping the child's head covered with her shawl, at her heels a dirty-white poodle followed ...... and also her passionate sobs and cries. She was in trouble, as he had often been, and one day this trouble was even deeper than usual. They had stopped ...... and brass clasps she was making small murmuring sounds to ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 234

A Phyllis Of The Sierras

  [english | 1888]  

Bret Harte


Summary: [A Phyllis Of The Sierras by Bret Harte. A Phyllis of the Sierras is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Bret Harte is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Bret Harte then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [westernDownloads: 495

A Raw Recruit War Experiences

  [english | 1888]  

Ansel Nickerson


Excerpts: [... the urgent requests of numerous friends to outweigh his own judgment. It does not assume to be a connected or detailed history of the regiment nor ...... and consequently I kept my plans to myself. A year had passed away, and yet I was not enrolled among the boys in blue. Three hundred thousand nine ...... killed September 1st, 1862, in the battle of Chantilly, Virginia, while ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 447

A Strange Manuscript Found In A Copper Cylinder

  [english | 1888]  

James De Mille


Summary: [The satiric and fantastic romance is set in an imaginary semi-tropical land in Antarctica inhabited by prehistoric monsters and a cult of death-worshipers called the Kosekin.The main story of the novel is the narrative of the adventures of Adam More a British sailor shipwrecked on a homeward voyage from Tasmania. After passing through a subterranean tunnel of volcanic origin he finds himself in a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 185

Aino Folk Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Basil Hall Chamberlain


Excerpts: [... MORRIS. ALFRED NUTT. EDWARD PEACOCK, F.S.A. Z. D. PEDROSO. ESSOR A. H. SAYCE, M.A. CAPTAIN R. C. TEMPLE. HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A. AUDITORS. G. ...... collected and classified all the tales that were communicated to me by Ainos, in Aino, during my last stay in the island, and more latterly in T[=o]ky[=o], ...... States. But such things have no scientific value. They are not meant ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mythDownloads: 309

Among The Millet And Other Poems

  [english | 1888]  

Archibald Lampman


Excerpts: [... 64. The Weaver 67. The Three Pilgrims 69. The Coming of Winter ...... soul, and bade you pipe for her. In those mute days when spring was in her glee,. And hope was strong, we knew not why or how,. And earth, the mother, ...... street. Into the arms of our mother we come,. Our broad strong mother, the innocent earth,. Mother of all things beautiful, blameless,. Mother ...... ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 3

Amos Kilbright

  [english | 1888]  

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 literature | short story collectionDownloads: 192

Annie Kilburn

  [english | 1888]  

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: [romanceDownloads: 430

Aunt Judith

  [english | 1888]  

Grace Beaumont


Excerpts: [... a trifle. Why, she may be a green-grocer's daughter for all you know to the contrary and the speaker's dainty nose was turned up with a gesture ...... O mother, mother, she sobbed, how I miss you. it is all so strange and lonely. What shall I do. But even as she wailed in her young heart's anguish, ...... of her hat, and pulled with such violence that the elastic snapped and struck ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 261

Black Bass

  [english | 1888]  

Charles Barker Bradford


Excerpts: [... may be had and when the individual is a unit in the population of a large city and suddenly learns that this is obtainable within an easy distance, ...... every facility for its pursuit, would still be elated at finding some well-stocked stream near at hand. Anglers, as a rule, are unable to go far a-field ...... Milton Mills. In each of these streams there are plenty of bass, but ...]
Genres: [natureDownloads: 5

Brancas Les Amours De Quaterquem

  [french | 1888]  

Alfred Assollant


Excerpts: [... l'avocat d'un air d'admiration. -Je le crois. Cette dague a son histoire comme un cheval arabe ou comme un prince. M. de Loignac le reut d'Henri ...... il n'y faut pas penser: o les aurait-il rencontrs. tait-il blond ou brun. grand ou petit, aquilin ou camus. Dans cette incertitude, les minutes coulaient ...... la route le regardaient avec une inquitude mle d'admiration. Voil un ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 109

Buck Hawk Detective

  [english | 1888]  

Edward Wheeler


Summary: [I enjoyed this book more than any book I have read for awhile. The mystery was not really suspenseful like todays books but the characters were great. It was like I had these people at my house for a couple of days---now that I have finished the book and they are gone I really miss them. I would recommend this book for just a fun and a little mystery book. Who wouldnt like characters that have a ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | pulpDownloads: 99

By Ways In Book Land

  [english | 1888]  

William Davenport Adams


Summary: [Micro-opaque. Louisville Ky. Lost Cause Press 1957. 6 cards. 8 x 13 cm.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 410

Christmas With Grandma Elsie

  [english | 1888]  

Martha Finley


Summary: [A Christmas story from the Elsie series.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 399

Chronicas De Viagem

  [english | 1888]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel


Excerpts: [... venerandos, sentados em torno da casa das pulverisaes, voltados contra a parede, de bocca escancarada, n'uma immobilidade paciente, deixam perar na garganta, ...... no mar com grande applauso dos espectadores, que jubilavam catholicamente por vr assim justamente castigado o diabo. Quando outro dia fui das Caldas ...... as suas casas, um pouco conforme ao que eu havia imaginado a ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 251

Colonel Quaritch Vc

  [english | 1888]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [Microfilm.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 129

Conscience

  [english | 1888]  

Anna Dorsey


Summary: [A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination is the title of a 2000 book by biologists Gerald Maurice Edelman and Giulio Tononi. The book aims to explain the neural substrate of consciousness (p. xii). It also reviews some ideas of brain organization and brain theory.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religionDownloads: 179
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