Books published in 1912

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A Cynic Looks At Life

  [english | 1912]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... every custom of our barbarian ancestors in historic times persists in some form today. We make ourselves look formidable in battle-for that matter, ...... of civilization who is not proud of his heritage in England's glory is unworthy to enjoy his lesser heritage in the lesser glory of his own country. The ...... an aristocracy of leisure is the best possible kind of human ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 200

A Dear Little Girl Thanksgiving Holidays

  [english | 1912]  

Amy Ella Blanchard


Excerpts: [... and uncles that can get there. Aunt Lucia and Uncle Bert and of course Aunt Alice and her boys, Ben and his brother. Ben will have to go, and I'm ...... She was not so old as you when she did it.. Edna crossed the room and knelt on a chair in front of the sampler. It was dim with age, but she could ...... It fair makes my mouth water to think of it pies and cakes and doughnuts and ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 191

A History Of Giggleswick School

  [english | 1912]  

Edward Allen Bell


Summary: [A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 338

A Hoosier Chronicle

  [english | 1912]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [The history of the making and marring of men in politics.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 125

A Legend Of Old Persia And Other Poems

  [english | 1912]  

Alfred Lord Tennyson


Excerpts: [... p. 53. The King's Cloak: p. 56. The Knight and the Witch: p. 59. The Dreamer: ...... still in strange surmise. Never faster had prince ridden. From the place of Persian devils,. Where its huge and inky bastions. Frowned across ...... reddened the eternal snows,. I plunged the pines among,. And came down thro' the forest sons. In their deep-ranked battalions. With practised ........]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 321

A Man And His Money

  [english | 1912]  

Frederic Stewart Isham


Summary: [The Future of Money is a book written by Bernard Lietaer published by Random House in 2001 and currently out of print. It was written as an overview of how money and the financial system works the effects of modern money paradigms especially relating to debt and interest and how it can work to everyones benefit to solve a wide range of problems especially with the use of complementary currencies. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 369

A Miscellany Of Men

  [english | 1912]  

G Chesterton


Summary: [Salamander: A Miscellany of Poetry was an anthology of poetry published by George Allen and Unwin in 1947 and featuring the work of many of the Cairo poets. It was edited by Keith Bullen and John Cromer. The title alluded to the rebirth of culture from the ashes of World War II. It put itself forward as a microcosm of world literature but the sympathies of the editors were Georgian and ...]
Genres: [mysterydetective | humor | short story collectionDownloads: 323

A New Philosophy Henri Bergson

  [english | 1912]  

Edouard Le Roy


Summary: [A New Philosophy Henri Bergson by Edouard Le Roy. Underneath and beyond the method you have caught the intention and the spirit states Bergson in a letter to the translator.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 113

A Pair Of Schoolgirls

  [english | 1912]  

Angela Brazil


Excerpts: [... don't you think in me you'd find A candidate suited to your mind. No bookworm I, but fond of sports, Hockey or games of other sorts At acting I can ...... for you but it's true, all the same, and I can't take back my words.. How can it be true.. Agnes put on her hat hastily and seized her satchel. You'd ...... two steps, entered the low-ceiled, oak-panelled dining-room, and rushed ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 452

A Personal Record

  [english | 1912]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... complete. He remains, to a certain extent, a figure behind the veil a suspected rather than a seen presence???a movement and a voice behind the draperies ...... so much to our happiness as the How. As the Frenchman said, Il y a toujours la maniere. Very true. Yes. There is the manner. The manner in ...... line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 120

A Princess Of Mars

  [english | 1912]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Suggested reading: p. 617.]
Genres: [adventure | science fiction | pulpDownloads: 337

A Romance Of Billy Goat Hill

  [english | 1912]  

Alice Hegan Rice


Excerpts: [... answer. He turned his head slightly to the left, in the general direction of the negro cabins whose roofs could be seen through the trees, ...... thunder could be heard in the west. Does this street go through to the boulevard. he asked of a man, pointing with his knobless whip. The lank person ...... was his for a moment. It was the riding whip whose handle he had fallen heir to ...]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 171

A Shameful Fiasco

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 326

A Son Of The Sun

  [english | 1912]  

Jack London


Summary: [A number of lesser-known South Pacific tales.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 192

About a Certain Newspaper Article

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Lenin was the initiator of the central drama--the tragedy--of our era the rise of totalitarian states. A bookish man with a scholars habits and a generals tactical instincts Lenin introduced to the 20th century the practice of taking an all-embracing ideology and imposing it on an entire society rapidly and mercilessly he created a regime that erased politics erased historical memory erased ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 240

Advice of an Onlooker

  [english | 1912]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [A Marxist movement had developed in Russia during the last decade of the nineteenth century. It was a response to the rapid growth of industry cities and the proletariat (a group of lower-class workers especially in industry). Its first intellectual spokesmen were people who had turned away from relying on the peasants (rural poor people) of the Russian villages and countryside and they placed ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 403

Aesop Fables A New Translation

  [english | 1912]  

Aesop


Summary: [This is exactly what I was looking for how wonderful.]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 193

Alexanders Bridge

  [english | 1912]  

Willa Cather


Summary: [LC copy formerly owned by Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 291

Amateur Gardencraft

  [english | 1912]  

Eben Rexford


Summary: [Eben Eugene Rexford (16 July 1848 - 18 October 1916) was an American writer and poet and author of lyrics to popular and gospel songs. Born in Johnsburg New York he moved with his family to Ellington Wisconsin in 1855. His first poems were published in the New York Ledger when Rexford was 14. Among the many songs he wrote Rexford is best remembered for the lyrics to Silver Threads Among the Gold ...]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 489

Americans And Others

  [english | 1912]  

Agnes Repplier


Summary: [America and Americans is a 1966 collection of John Steinbecks journalism.]
Genres: [essays | audiobookDownloads: 170
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