Books published in 1889

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A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court

  [english | 1889]  

Mark Twain


Summary: [This is the tale of a 19th-century citizen of Hartford Connecticut who awakens to find himself inexplicably transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur in AD 528.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 119

A Life Sentence

  [english | 1889]  

Adeline Sergeant


Excerpts: [... Vane's expressive countenance. The General's eyes were remarkably fine, clear and blue as sea-water or the sky, but their expression on this occasion ...... a relief to you. commented his sister, with almost incredible coolness. He turned away from her, catching at his throat as if something ...... the girl's education-that was all that he could do. And so another year went by, and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 457

A Little Book Of Western Verse

  [english | 1889]  

Eugene Field


Summary: [A Little Book Of Western Verse by Eugene Field. an 1889 book of verse by Eugene Field with an introduction by Rowell Martin Field]
Genres: [poetry | audiobookDownloads: 125

A Midsummer Holiday And Other Poems

  [english | 1889]  

Algernon Charles Swinburne


Excerpts: [... can breach. Concludes and confines and absorbs them on either side,. All forces of light and of life and the live world's pride. Sands hardly ruffled ...... love they claim. Fair befall the fair green close that lies below the mill. All the place breathes low, but not for fear lest ill betide, Soft as roses ...... gladness more. And surely his heart should answer, The light. of the ...]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 277

Allan Wife

  [english | 1889]  

H Rider Haggard


Summary: [this is a touching story of the english young man on his adventure is south africa only to find his love. good one.]
Genres: [adventure | romance | audiobookDownloads: 469

Allans Wife

  [english | 1889]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... tall, foreign- looking gentleman who stood beside her, and, tapping him affectionately on the shoulder with her gold eye-glasses, said- Look, cousin-look ...... at it with his finger, then turning round to point with the assegai towards his rival. For a while I looked at him in silence. He was a curious wizened ...... of these Kaffir wizards or witch-finders. But Indaba-zimbi ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 233

Autobiography Of Friedrich Froebel

  [english | 1889]  

Friedrich Froebel


Summary: [v. 1. The autobiography etc. translated by John Oxenford. 13 books.--v. 2. The autobiography etc. The concluding books. Also Letters from Switzerland and Travels in Italy tr. by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison.]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 315

Bartek Sankari

  [english | 1889]  

Henryk Sienkiewicz


Summary: [Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Sienkiewicz (May 5 1846?November 15 1916) was a Polish journalist and Nobel Prize-winning novelist. A Polish szlachcic (noble) of the Oszyk coat of arms he was one of the most popular Polish writers at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905 for his outstanding merits as an epic writer. Born into an impoverished ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 341

Bas Les Coeurs

  [french | 1889]  

Georges Darien


Excerpts: [... beau-frre et que. -Oh. c'est tout comme, Jules, car dans deux mois Louise et toi vous serez maris. -Et si la guerre tourne mal. Je rpondrais bien ...... je lui demande un bouquet de la part de ma soeur qu'il a un petit mouvement d'paules accompagn d'un mince sourire railleur-toujours le mme-qui en ...... essionnelle me le dmontre. Dans l'histoire passe on peut lire l'histoire ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 19

Cactus Culture For Amateurs

  [english | 1889]  

William Watson


Summary: [Cactus Culture For Amateurs Fully Illustrated by William Watson. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS CACTUSES GROWN IN THIS COUNTRY. With FULL AND PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION By W. WATSON Assistant Curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Published 1889.]
Genres: [non fiction | instructional | natureDownloads: 418

Camillo Castello Branco

  [english | 1889]  

Antonio Da Silva Pinto


Excerpts: [... Ivens, 1. LISBOA 1889. CAMILLO CASTELLO BRANCO. Quando se interroga um leitor portuguez sobre a individualidade litteraria de Camillo Castello Branco, ...... ares com os seus gemidos, quando cerradas noites dolorosas de meditao lhes arrancam dez paginas de original, morto ao nascer,-uns reformadores sarrafaaes ...... de luz com a escuridade interior dos eunucos que o doestam l da ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 9

Ceux De La Glebe

  [french | 1889]  

Camille Lemonnier


Summary: [Commentaire de lecteur : la lecture de la premire nouvelle jai failli refermer le livre. Y aurait-il eu une littrature gore avant terme? Puis engag par lenvie de finir ce que javais commenc jai t au bout du livre. Habitu au style je me suis attach aux rcits. Pour rester dans le genre de Lemonnier : jai vomi avant davaler. La lecture sest rvle trs intressante et le rapprochement est immanquable ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 84

Characteristics Of Women

  [english | 1889]  

Anna Brownwell Jameson


Excerpts: [... we have no means of reconciling, though doubtless they might be reconciled if we knew the whole, instead of a part. MEDON. But instance-instance. ALDA. Examples ...... ourselves. He has a lofty and a fearless trust in his own powers, and in the beauty and excellence of virtue and with his eye fixed on the lode-star ...... hope and joy and her wit has not a particle of malevolence ...]
Genres: [women studiesDownloads: 475

Chiaroscuro

  [dutch | 1889]  

Carel Van Nievelt


Summary: [Chiaroscuro by Jenna Jones. Jamie Makepeace isn t sure what to do with his work or his love life. Laid off at his job and at odds with his ultra-conservative boyfriend Micah he s searching for something to fill the empty spots. When he meets Ben Gallagher a cake decorator Jamie knows he s found a friend. Taking a chance Jamie turns to art for his new career and Ben becomes his muse. He creates an ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 445

Choice Cookery

  [english | 1889]  

Catherine Owen


Excerpts: [... to study economy, except where economy is a relative term where, perhaps, the housekeeper could easily spend a dollar for the materials of a luxury, ...... made twice as thick, to allow for the addition of cream, wine, or stock. The only advantage in a private family of making it thus thick is when, perhaps, ...... is a gift. It is not as a novelty, therefore, that the manner of ...]
Genres: [cookingDownloads: 342

Christianity And Islam In Spain

  [english | 1889]  

Charles Reginald Haines


Excerpts: [... Suevi, on the river Baetis, and had left an abiding record of their brief stay in the name Andalusia. [1] Inter barbaros pauperem libertatem quam inter ...... men under Tarif abu Zarah,[3] a Berber. This took place in October 710 but the actual invasion did not occur till April 30, 711, when 12,000 men landed ...... had only to pronounce the simple formula: There is no God but God, ...]
Genres: [history | religionDownloads: 445

Civilisation Its Cause And Cure

  [english | 1889]  

Edward Carpenter


Summary: [Civilisation Its Cause And Cure by Edward Carpenter. As a philosopher Carpenter is particularly known for his publication of Civilisation Its Cause and Cure in which he proposes that civilisation is a form of disease that human societies pass through. Civilisations he says rarely last more than a thousand years before collapsing and no society has ever passed through civilisation successfully. ...]
Genres: [religion | essays | philosophyDownloads: 19

Cleopatra

  [english | 1889]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (xxv-xxvi).]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | romanceDownloads: 210

Consolations In Travel

  [english | 1889]  

Davy Humphrey


Excerpts: [... golden halls of Nero appear in the distance, their gray and tottering turrets and their moss-stained arches reposing, as it were, upon the decaying ...... Colosaeum, and which said,-See the birth of Time. Look at man in his newly created state, full of youth and vigour. Do you see aught in this state ...... the most marvellous kind, and to make them all distinct would require a ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 11

Contes Et Nouvelles Tome Iv La Sonate A Kreutzer Suivie De Pourquoi

  [french | 1889]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Summary: [Le petit tailleur. Blanche-neige. Par Grimm.--Lintre?pide petit soldat de plomb par Andersen.--Peau da?ne. La belle au bois dormant. Par Perrault.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | short storiesDownloads: 321
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