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  • The Arabian Nights

    Burton,Sir Richard Francis
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    The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a...

  • A Treasury Of Irish Fairy And Folk Tales

    Barnes & Noble
    (9281216)

    These lrish tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back to a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling that had yet to be committed to the printed page. They were passed down through the ages virtually unaltered and...

  • Fragile Things: Short Fictions And Wonders

    Gaiman,Neil; Gaiman, Neil
    (2868058)

    A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night, taking one of the spectators along with it . . . In a novella set two years after the events of American Gods, Shadow pays a visit to an...

  • Psychedelics - Vintage Minis

    Lawson,Nigella
    (9726200)

    In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs,...

  • Science And Culture, And Other Essays...

    Huxley, Thomas Henry
    (9934661)

    Excerpt from Science and Culture, and Other Essays III -technical education An Address delivered to the Working Men' s Club and Insti tute, December 1, int - Nineteenth Century, 1878. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • Irish Impressions (Classic Reprint)

    CHESTERTON, G K
    (9935855)

    Excerpt from Irish Impressions When laws can stay it was impossible that an old rhyme should not run in my head, and words that appealed to the everlasting revolt of the green things of the earth. And when the leaves in summer time their colour dare...

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  • A History Of Italian Literature (Classic...

    GARNETT , RICHARD
    (9936020)

    Excerpt from A History of Italian Literature Prom causes which will appear in the course of this history, many of the most gifted Italians wrote in Latin. Prom Petrarch down to Nicius Erythrzeus a succession of books which would have adorned the...

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  • The Bookworm - An Illustrated Treasury Of...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9937459)

    Excerpt from The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-Time Literature An amusing instance of this occurred during the Manchester strike in 1842, which also helped me to understand what had hitherto puzzled me, how so unassuming and mild-mannered...

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  • American Histories - Stories

    Wideman, John Edgar
    (9932954)

    In a new short story collection, John Edgar Wideman--the acclaimed author of Writing to Save a Life--explores subjects from the historical to the imagined, with a cast of fictional and real-life characters as diverse as Frederick Douglass, Jean...

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  • Tecumseh And The Shawnee Prophet - Including...

    Eggleston, Edward
    (9935091)

    Excerpt from Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet: Including Sketches of George Rogers Clark, Simon Kenton, William Henry Harrison, Cornstalk, Blackhoof, Bluejacket, the Shawnee Logan, and Others Famous in the Frontier Wars of Tecumseh's Time IN this...

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  • The History Of Chesterfield - With...

    Hall, George
    (9936682)

    Excerpt from The History of Chesterfield: With Particulars of the Hamlets Contiguous to the Town, and Descriptive Accounts of Chatsworth, Hardwick, and Bolsover Castle Successively appeared, have been received with approbation by his friends, and met...

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  • The Monthly Anthology, Vol. 9 - And Boston...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9935807)

    Excerpt from The Monthly Anthology, Vol. 9: And Boston Review; Containing Sketches and Reports of Philosophy, Religion, History, Arts and Manners Possessing literature as well as talents, and thirsting for more knowledge, he abandoned commerce, and...

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  • The Letters And Works Of Lady Mary Wortley...

    Montagu, Mary Wortley
    (9934651)

    Excerpt from The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Vol. 2 of 3 I wrote to you, dear sister, and to all my other English correspondents, by the last ship, and only Heaven can tell when I shall have another opportu nity of sending to you...

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  • Limbo - And Other Essays (Classic Reprint)

    Lee, Vernon
    (9937539)

    Excerpt from Limbo: And Other Essays And now for the other half of my pre liminary illustration of the subject, to wit, the Children's Rabbits' House. The little gardens which the children played at cultivating have long since disappeared, taken...

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  • Beautiful Days - Stories

    Oates, Joyce Carol
    (9938217)

    A new collection of thirteen mesmerizing stories by American master Joyce Carol Oates, including the 2017 Pushcart Prize-winning 'Undocumented Alien'The diverse stories of Beautiful Days, Joyce Carol Oates explore the most secret, intimate, and...

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  • The Edinburgh Review, Or Critical Journal,...

    AUTHOR,UNKNOWN
    (9935116)

    Excerpt from The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal, Vol. 91: For October, 1849;;; April, 1850; To Be Continued Quarterly V. - l. Polynesia (edinburgh Cabinet Library). By the Right Reverend M. Russell, LL. D. And D. C. L. Edinburgh: 1842. About...

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  • La Dame De Volupte, Vol. 2 - Memoires De Mile...

    Dumas, Alexandre
    (9937325)

    Excerpt from La Dame de Volupte, Vol. 2: Memoires de Mile de Luynes Je tremblais bien un peu; mais j'ai toujours ete hardie. Je me remis promptement, et je suivis Son Al tesse, qui marchait devant, en homme sur de sa route. About the Publisher...

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  • Paul Verlaine, Correspondance Et Documents...

    Verlaine, Paul
    (9937829)

    Excerpt from Paul Verlaine, Correspondance Et Documents Inedits, Relatifs A Son Livre 'Quinze Jours en Hollande' Avec une Lettre de Stephane Mallarme Et un Portrait de Verlaine Ecrivant d'Apres la Pointe-Seche de Ph. Zilcken, sur un Croquis de J....

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  • Le Mexique, Ancien Et Moderne (Classic...

    Chevalier, Michel
    (9937140)

    Excerpt from Le Mexique, Ancien Et Moderne 1. Juan de Gma]va etait le neveu du gouverneur de Cuba, Diego Velasquez, qui l'avait envoye avec quatre navires pour explorer la cote du continent, a la suite d'un voyage qu'a vait entrepris a ses_ risques...

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  • The Foundations Of English Literature...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9935375)

    Excerpt from The Foundations of English Literature The author believes that there is no other way to understand fully the literature and the intellectual life of a people; nor is he alone in this view. There is no greater desideratum in our...

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  • New Letters And Memorials Of Jane Welsh...

    Carlyle, Jane Welsh
    (9936499)

    Excerpt from New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle, Vol. 1 of 2 Bow of Ulysses (the long bow of Ulysses it should have been), provoked numerous damaging replies, the most effective of which was 'mr. Froude's Negrophobia; or, Don Quixote as...

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  • The Bibliophile, Vol. 1 - A Magazine And...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9936053)

    Excerpt from The Bibliophile, Vol. 1: A Magazine and Review for the Collector, Student and General Reader Holland is the work of a man who has closely studied the people of the great Island Empire. His essay on the Legendary Genius of J apan and the...

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  • Die Judische Bewegung, Vol. 1 - Gesammelte...

    Buber, Martin
    (9937071)

    Excerpt from Die Judische Bewegung, Vol. 1: Gesammelte Aufsatze und Ansprachen; 1900-1914 Ich habe im allgemeinen den Text der Erst drucke, uber die das Inhaltsverzeichnis ausweist, unverandert gelassen, nur stellenweise, wo es mir des Verstandnisses...

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  • Memorial Lincoln Bibliography - Being An...

    Boyd,Andrew
    (9937395)

    Excerpt from Memorial Lincoln Bibliography: Being an Account of Books, Eulogies, Sermons, Portraits, Engravings, Medals, Etc There IS a niche for Abraham Lincoln in Freedom's holy fane. In that niche he shall stand proudly, glo riously, with...

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  • I'll Be Your Mirror - Essays And Aphorisms

    Lazar, David
    (9934470)

    In his third book of essays, David Lazar blends personal meditations on sex and death with considerations of popular music and coping with anxiety through singing, bowling, and other distractions. He sets his work apart as both in the essay and of...

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  • The Taming Of The Shrew

    Shakespeare,William
    (9933835)

    The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with...

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  • Sir Walter Raleigh And His Time, With Other...

    Kingsley, Charles
    (9935614)

    Excerpt from Sir Walter Raleigh and His Time, With Other Papers To that question, perhaps, the eleventh chapter of the Epistle to the Hebrews will give the best answer, where it says, that by faith were done all the truly great deeds, and by faith...

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  • Commemorative Addresses - George William...

    Godwin, Parke
    (9936088)

    Excerpt from Commemorative Addresses: George William Curtis; Edwin Booth, Louis Kossuth; John James Audubon William Cullen Bryant It is a sorrowful task for me to utter the memorial words you require, because, although somewhat younger than myself,...

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  • A Memoir Of Honoré De Balzac (Classic...

    Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
    (9936432)

    Excerpt from A Memoir of Honoré De Balzac The reader is asked to remember that this memoir is meant to be a presentation of the man, ' and not of his work, except as it was a part of himself. Three fourths of that work, in translation, is, or will...

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  • Morningstar - Growing Up With Books

    Hood, Ann
    (9938444)

    In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book That Matters Most, Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story behind these beloved novels.Growing up in a mill...

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  • The Compleat English Gentleman (Classic...

    Defoe, Daniel
    (9936178)

    Excerpt from The Compleat English Gentleman Thus, allowing some time for the news to reach Loud/on, and taking into account the delay mentioned in the letter, we get the year 1728 and the earlier half Of 1729 as the date of composition. About the...

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  • The Works Of Mr. Richard Hooker, Vol. 2 Of 2...

    Hooker, Richard
    (9936276)

    Excerpt from The Works of Mr. Richard Hooker, Vol. 2 of 2: With a General Index; Also, Mr. Isaac Walton's Life of the Author 67. The grace which we have by the holy Eucharist doth 3: c not begin, but continue, life. No man therefore receiveth mentao...

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  • The Works Of Sir William Jones, Vol. 12 Of 13...

    Jones, William
    (9935512)

    Excerpt from The Works of Sir William Jones, Vol. 12 of 13: With the Life of the Author The above is an extract from Mr. Wilford's Essay, and afifords a remarkable though not a singular instance of industry and ingenuity in literary forgeries. I...

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  • Eulogy On The Life And Character Of The Late...

    Cooper, James
    (9935566)

    Excerpt from Eulogy on the Life and Character of the Late Daniel Webster There is nothing more interesting or instructive than the lives of men who have played important and distinguished parts in the drama of nations. The lives of such, when they...

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  • All That Is Left Is All That Matters -...

    Slouka,Mark
    (9938560)

    In eleven beautifully wrought stories--ranging from occupied Czechoslovakia to California's Central Valley to the rainforests of the Pacific Northwest--Mark Slouka explores moments in life when our backs are to the wall. Whether battling the end of...

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  • The Bookworm - An Illustrated Treasury Of...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9935731)

    Excerpt from The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-Time Literature Grub Street of the period. It appears that Martin Eldred, of Jesus College, and Thomas Harbert, formerly of Trinity, Cam. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • Magic Hours

    Bissell, Tom
    (9938111)

    Award-winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process. He takes us from the set of The Big Bang Theory to the first novel of Ernest Hemingway to the final work of David Foster Wallace; from the films of Werner Herzog...

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  • The Letters Of Sylvia Plath Volume 1 -...

    Plath, Sylvia
    (9932110)

    A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath--most never before seen.One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues to inspire and fascinate the literary...

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  • The Childhood And Youth Of Charles Dickens -...

    Langton, Robert
    (9935227)

    Excerpt from The Childhood and Youth of Charles Dickens: With Retrospective Notes, and Elucidations, From His Books and Letters I have always observed within my experience, that the men who have left home young have, many long years afterwards; had...

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  • Daniel Defoe, Vol. 3 - His Life And Recently...

    Defoe, Daniel
    (9935756)

    Excerpt from Daniel Defoe, Vol. 3: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings Public Spirit, in modern as compared with ancient times, is a very able performance. It Will be observed that on the oth November, in the same year, Defoe notices the then...

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  • The Vanishing Princess - Stories

    Diski, Jenny
    (9938205)

    WITH A PREFACE BY HEIDI JULAVITS, AUTHOR OF THE FOLDED CLOCKThe only story collection from the beloved Jenny Diski--darkly funny, subversive, sexy, and eccentric tales from one of the most original and intelligent voices of our time 'Mordant and...

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  • Registrum Prioratus Omnium Sanctorum Juxta...

    Butler,Richard
    (9937360)

    Excerpt from Registrum Prioratus Omnium Sanctorum Juxta Dublin Chm. - The Four Masters, at I I 72, mention the churches he burned, but take no notice of those he founded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and...

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  • A History Of English Poetry, Vol. 2 (Classic...

    Courthope, William John
    (9935033)

    Excerpt from A History of English Poetry, Vol. 2 John Bale: His Ir'ing johan: Enforcement of the Moral by a historic example instead of by an abstract plot Religious partizanship: appearanceit. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • Leaves From A Journal In The East - December,...

    Smith, Julia
    (9936630)

    Excerpt from Leaves From a Journal in the East: December, 1899 November, 1901 The hotel is a weird place, and my bedroom has no ceiling, while its whitewashed walls con trast with the gloomy rafters. I shall keep a lamp burning! From my windows,...

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