Books published in 1917

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God And Mr Wells

  [english | 1917]  

William Archer

Excerpts: [... Nevertheless, one cannot but put forward, even at this stage, the tentative theory that he is playing tricks with his own mind, and attributing reality ...... that he does not know. In that case this modern God is suspiciously like all the ancient Gods, whose most unfortunate characteristic was that they never ...... hypothesis. Let us suppose that the Artificer was a free agent, ...]
Genres: [religion | criticismDownloads: 348

God The Invisible King

  [english | 1917]  

H Wells

Summary: [God The Invisible King By H G Wells by H G Wells. PREFACE 1. THE COSMOGONY OF MODERN RELIGION 2. HERESIES OR THE THINGS THAT GOD IS NOT 3. THE LIKENESS OF GOD 4. THE RELIGION OF ATHEISTS 5. THE INVISIBLE KING 6. MODERN IDEAS OF SIN AND DAMNATION 7. THE IDEA OF A CHURCH THE ENVOY PREFACE This book sets out as forcibly and exactly as possible the religious belief of the writer. That belief is not ...]
Genres: [religionDownloads: 44

Great Possessions

  [english | 1917]  

David Grayson

Excerpts: [... went from clump to clump of the lilacs testing and comparing them with great joy and satisfaction. They vary noticeably in odour the white varieties ...... to itself by some strange chemical process the tang of earthy things. It is a true saying that nothing will so bring back the emotion of a past time ...... senseless life-that. It is a strange thing, also, that instead of ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 202

Green Fancy

  [english | 1917]  

George Barr Mccutcheon

Excerpts: [... has no sense about her clothes. Mrs. Van Dyke, her daughter, was a woman of thirty, tall, dark and handsome in a bold, dashing sort of way. She ...... to release the pad-locked chain and throw open the gate. O'Dowd leaned closer to Barnes and lowered his voice. See here, Barnes, ...... destinies of two great nations. Mr. O'Dowd is only human. He isn't immune. I catch the point, Mr. ...]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 62

Greenwich Village

  [english | 1917]  

Anna Alice Chapin

Excerpts: [... half marsh and half sand, was just about what was wanted. It was retired, the right distance from town and excellently adapted to the purposes of a ...... reason, have never been either demolished or improved. Now they are doomed at last, and are to make way for new and grand apartment houses and ...... (Canal Street) it ran upon a causeway, but the marshes overflowed in the spring,...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 449

Hazel Squirrel

  [english | 1917]  

Howard Famous

Summary: [Hazel Squirrel by Howard B Famous. Hazel Bushy-Tail began teetering up and down on the branch in his excitement I m sick of peanuts aren t you No she answered I love them. Mother says they make my coat thick and sleek. They were city squirrels you know who lived in a park and had their daily supply of peanuts left at their door by the park-keeper. No I am not sick of peanuts she continued. But ...]
Genres: [young readers | nature | fiction and literatureDownloads: 217

His Family

  [english | 1917]  

Ernest Poole

Summary: [A Treatise on the Family is a book by Nobel-winning economist Gary Becker.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 168

His Last Bow

  [english | 1917]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [An amazing book of sherlock holmes!!!!]
Genres: [mysterydetective | short story | audiobookDownloads: 188

How Janice Day Won

  [english | 1917]  

Helen Beecher Long

Summary: [How Janice Day Won finds Janice still in Polktown and her dad still in Mexico and danger. When the opening of a bar in Polktown causes things to go wrong Janice starts a temperance campaign. Also Nelson is accused of stealing some rare old coins. Will they prove him innocent?]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 443

How John Became A Man

  [english | 1917]  

Isabel Byrum

Summary: [The Lives of John Lennon is a 1988 biography of musician John Lennon by American author Albert Goldman. The book is a product of several years of research and hundreds of interviews with many of Lennons friends acquaintances servants and musicians. Notwithstanding it is best known for its criticism and generally negative representation of the personal lives of Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono.]
Genres: [religion | young readersDownloads: 11

How To Study

  [english | 1917]  

George Fillmore Swain

Summary: [The New Interpreters Study Bible is a study Bible first published by Abingdon Press/Cokesbury in 2003 which utilizes the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV).]
Genres: [instructionalDownloads: 183

In A Belgian Garden

  [english | 1917]  

F Call

Summary: [Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) was a Waltham author. She wrote several books and published articles in the The Ladies Home Journal. Many articles are reprinted in her book Nerves and Common Sense. The common theme of her work is mental health.]
Genres: [poetryDownloads: 452

In And Out

  [english | 1917]  

Edgar Franklin

Excerpts: [... chap up there typifies my whole conception of opportunity.. Huh. Johnson Boller said. The chance for that fatal uppercut is there-it was there ...... put up a yell of some kind-and once a fight starts in this box these three behind are coming in.. Johnson, don't be absurd, Anthony smiled. Get ...... the rug. Johnson Boller laughed in a rich undertone. Anthony flushed, and his voice ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 375

In Defense Of Women

  [english | 1917]  

H Mencken

Summary: [Issued in case with: Attending marvels / George Gaylord Simpson.]
Genres: [satire | criticism | essaysDownloads: 349

In The Claws Of The German Eagle

  [english | 1917]  

Albert Rhys Williams

Excerpts: [... with making his playhouse the center of distribution for the forbidden newspapers smuggled into Brussels. There was a Belgian soldier in uniform, woefully ...... first I had been taken in the morning. It was now turned into a trial chamber. Javert, as prosecutor, was seated on one side of the table, while around ...... the utter absurdity of the charge against me. And my defense ...]
Genres: [war | biography | espionageDownloads: 346


  [english | 1917]  

Carl Van Vechten

Summary: [A five volume dictionary of the Bible. The volumes were released by Abingdon Press from 2006 to 2009. This work contains 8400 articles written by 900 scholars from forty different countries. The general editor is Katharine Doob Sakenfeld Professor of Old Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton NJ. According to Professor Sakenfeld the purpose of this work is to provide scholarship ...]
Genres: [music | biography | criticismDownloads: 294

Italy At War And The Allies In The West

  [english | 1917]  

Edward Alexander Powell

Excerpts: [... to filter through is coldly official, and is altogether unsuited for American consumption. The Italians are staging one of the most remarkable ...... On the Grand Canal, close by the railway-station, is the Chiesa degli Scalzi, whose ceiling by Tiepolo, one of the master's greatest works, has ...... relief the lean barrels of the anti-aircraft guns, which, from the roofs of the ...]
Genres: [war | historyDownloads: 2

Jacko And Jumpo Kinkytail

  [english | 1917]  

Howard Garis

Summary: [Jacko And Jumpo Kinkytail by Howard R Garis. Once upon a time not so very many years ago there were two little monkey boys who lived with their papa and mamma off in the woods in a funny house at the top of a tall tree. These little monkeys were the cutest and most cunning chaps you would want to see even if you went in an airship to the circus.]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 253

Jap Herron

  [english | 1917]  

Emily Grant Hutchings

Excerpts: [... which came over the board. The second installment of the story gave all of us much trouble. Incidentally it served to develop several bits of humorous ...... thing riffled out. It has slipped its tether. I have had such things happen often. Don't get scared.. We discussed the use of the word riffle, ...... were likely to occur. You were apt to employ temporary help, so eliminate.. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | occultDownloads: 106

Jemina The Mountain Girl

  [english | 1917]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Summary: [Written circa 1917 and published published much later in Vanity Fair. It was later first published in book form in Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922.Written like Tarquin of Cheapside while I was at Princeton this sketch was published years later in Vanity Fair. For its technique I must apologize to Mr. Stephen Leacock.I have laughed over it a great deal especially when I first wrote it but I can ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168
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