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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

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    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...

  • Cuentos de La Selva

    Horacio Quiroga
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    Hermoso título para un escritor maldito, perseguido por la fatalidad: muerto por accidente de caza su padre, suicidio de su padrastro tras una enfermedad incurable, suicidio de su primera esposa y finalmente, suicidio de él mismo. Tal es la biografía...

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  • Tales Of Norse Mythology

    Berger,Helen A.
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    Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helene Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monsters of these stories in Tales of Norse Mythology....

  • Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

    Grimm,Wilhelm; Brothers Grimm; Grimm,Jakob
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    Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales collects more than two hundred tales set down by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early decades of the nineteenth century, among them some of the best-loved and most famous fairy tales in all literature: “Little Red Riding...

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

    MacAulay, Thomas Babington
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    Excerpt from The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal, Vol. 63: For April-July, 1836 IV. 1. Correspondence relating to the Slave Trade. Classes A. And B. Presented to Parliament, 1833, 4, and 5. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • William Howitt's Abridgment Of His Popular...

    Howitt, William
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    Excerpt from William Howitt's Abridgment of His Popular History of Priestcraft This is a heavy charge; but alas! It is capable of ample proof. Be it observed, however, that the worst systems have often involved in their dark intricacies the very best...

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  • The True Principles Of The Revolution -...

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    Excerpt from The True Principles of the Revolution: Revived and Asserted; Being a Defence of the Present Administration, in a Letter to a Friend A late celebrated T reatife on Politicks, which boaf'rs an Author of a dif'tinguifhed Ca pacity, (and who...

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  • Enigma Variations

    Aciman,Andre
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    Andre Aciman, hailed as a writer of 'fiction at its most supremely interesting' (The New York Review of Books), has written a novel that charts the life of a man named Paul, whose loves remain as consuming and as covetous throughout his adulthood as...

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  • The Real Issues Of The Canvass - Or, The Need...

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    Excerpt from The Real Issues of the Canvass: Or, the Need of New Men and New Measures; An Address The Civil War, and the Constitutional Amendments it ren dered necessary, closed a great era in our politics - that which grew out of the existence of...

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  • The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017

    Vowell, Sarah
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    'A gift . . . One wonders how the world might be different if works in The Best American Nonrequired Reading were indeed required.' --USA Today Sarah Vowell, author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States and other best-selling titles 'gilded with...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 59 (Classic...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 59 The poets, especially Virgil and Horace, make frequent allusions to the barbarity of the ancient Britons. Horace talks of bringing them in chains down the Sacred Way of the remote Britons; of visiting...

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  • The Writings Of Prosper Merimee - Comprising...

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    Excerpt from The Writings of Prosper Merimee: Comprising His Novels, Tales, and Letters to an Unknown To guard against every manifestation of pleasure, never to abandon himself unreservedly to the expression of emotion, to be tricked neither by...

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  • A Letter From A Member Of Parliament For A...

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    Excerpt from A Letter From a Member of Parliament for a Borough in the West to a Noble Lord in His Neighbourhood There, Concerning the Excise Bill and the Manner and Causes of Losing It Before I left your Neighbourhood to come to my Seat in the Houfe...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 111 (Classic...

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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 111 The sculpture galleries at Berlin and Dresden, which are very inferior to those at Paris and London, needed to be supplement ed by proportionately large and comprehensive collections of casts. Even in...

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  • The North British Review, Vol. 23 Of 28 -...

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    Excerpt from The North British Review, Vol. 23 of 28: February and May, 1858 TO beg the infamy he did not earn; To challenge hate when honour was his due, And plead his crimes, when all his virtues knew. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes...

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  • The Rolling Earth - Outdoor Scenes And...

    Whitman, Walt
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    Excerpt from The Rolling Earth: Outdoor Scenes and Thoughts From the Writings of Walt Whitman Another place, and is so hotly spiced, that our notes may seem hardly more than breaths of common air, or draughts of water to drink. But that is part of...

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  • Biographical, Literary, And Philosophical...

    Foster, John
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    Excerpt from Biographical, Literary, and Philosophical Essays By the principles of our undertaking, we are pledged not to advance any opinions on the grand controversy be tween the religious establishment of our country and the dissenters from its...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 233 (Classic...

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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 233 There was very little variety in the procedure, at least the parts that we could hear. First, a definitely irate door slam; second, a murmur of voices, in crescendo; third, a sud den, loud, shrill...

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  • A Manual For Cleaning Women - Selected...

    Berlin, Lucia
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    One of The New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2015One of Jezebel's Favorite Books of 2016'I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they...

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  • Rosamund Gray, Essays And Letters (Classic...

    Lamb, Charles
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    Excerpt from Rosamund Gray, Essays and Letters TO descant upon his merits as a Comedian would be superfluous. 1th his blended private and pro fessional habits alone I have to do; that harmonious fusion Of the manners of the player into those of...

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  • Studies In Literature - Second Series...

    Quiller-Couch, Arthur
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    Excerpt from Studies in Literature: Second Series I allowed that the word Studies might well seem an exorbitant one for the familiar discourses bound within its cover, and gave half a promise to justify the title more thoroughly next time. That...

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  • How To Write An Autobiographical Novel -...

    Chee,Alexander
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    From the author of The Queen of the Night, an essay collection exploring his education as a man, writer, and activist--and how we form our identities in life and in art. As a novelist, Alexander Chee has been described as 'masterful' by Roxane Gay,...

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  • The Lounger, Vol. 1 Of 3 - A Periodical Paper...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The Lounger, Vol. 1 of 3: A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1785 and 1786 A Correfpondent, Prof. Richardfon. The Notes at the End, by Mr. Macken zie. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • Some Seasonable Directions And Advice For The...

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    Excerpt from Some Seasonable Directions and Advice for the Choice of Members: To Serve in Parliament, and the Qualifications Described Which Render a Gentleman Worthy, or Undeserving of So Great a Trust Influence of the Adminiflration} be preferved...

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  • Letters To And From The Late Samuel Johnson,...

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    Excerpt from Letters to and From the Late Samuel Johnson, LL. D, Vol. 1 of 2: To Which Are Added, Some Poems; Never Before Printed And fhould I be charged with obtruding trifles on the Public, I might reply, that the meanefi animals preferved ln amber...

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  • Rejected Articles (Classic Reprint)

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    Excerpt from Rejected Articles Periodical writings, and that every Article it contains has been Rejected from at least one celebrated Journal of the day, he not only settles the pretensions of the Work he is appointed to usher into the world, but...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 8 (Classic...

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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 8 History of the War of the Inde en ence of the United States of America, written by harles Botta, translated from the Italian by George Alexander Otis. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes...

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

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    Excerpt from The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal, Vol. 197: For January, 1903; ..April, 1903; To Be Continued Quarterly The English volumes are, in the main, what the title denotes-the documentary history of the blockade of Brest. About the...

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  • Selected Essays Of Education, Areopagitica...

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    Excerpt from Selected Essays of Education, Areopagitica the Commonwealth N or yet import any such Book Or Books, or part of Book or Books formerly Printed here, from beyond the Seas, upon paine of forfeiting the same to the Owner, or Owners of the...

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  • Miscellanies Of Edward Fitzgerald (Classic...

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    Excerpt from Miscellanies of Edward Fitzgerald Thus far - without fear of trespass - from the Calcutta Review. Though the Sultan showered favours upon him, Omar's epicurean audacity of thought and speech caused him to be regarded askance in his own...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 8 (Classic...

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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 8 The curiosity of the reader may perhaps be gratified by a few of the more general remarks contained in this grammar upon the structure of the Chinese language. About the Publisher Forgotten Books...

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

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal, Vol. 60: For July, 1834;;; January, 1835; To Be Continued Quarterly Though the disadvantageous circumstances above mentioned are not to be counted as merits, they may reasonably enhance the...

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  • The Rambler, Vol. 10 - A Catholic Journal And...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The Rambler, Vol. 10: A Catholic Journal and Review House of Commons on Sir Charles Napier's motion on man ning the navy, with that which would gather round a sparring match between Gladstone and Bethell, or a triangular duel between...

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  • Primitive Tradition Recognised In Holy...

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    Excerpt from Primitive Tradition Recognised in Holy Scripture: A Sermon, Preached in the Cathedral Church of Winchester, at the Visitation of the Worshipful and Reverend William Dealtry, D.D., Chancellor of the Diocese, September 27, 1836 Now both...

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  • Good Friday To Easter Sunday (Classic...

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    Excerpt from Good Friday to Easter Sunday Should my style prove unpalatable to the taste of some, I can only plead for my excuse that it is my own, that is to say, myself. But as these thoughts were born within my heart in humble prayer to God and...

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  • The Works Of Francis Bacon, Baron Of Verulam,...

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    Excerpt from The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England, Vol. 3 OF thele things we {hall {peak more, when we handle the title of fympa thy and antipathy in the proper place. About the...

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  • American Philosophers At Work - The...

    Hook, Sidney
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    Excerpt from American Philosophers at Work: The Philosophic Scene in the United States About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of...

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  • Letters Chiefly Connected With The Affairs Of...

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    Excerpt from Letters Chiefly Connected With the Affairs of Scotland: From Henry Cockburn, Solicitor-General Under Earl Grey's Government, Afterwards Lord Cockburn, to Thomas Francis Kennedy, M. P., Afterwards the Right Hon. T. F Kennedy, With Other...

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  • The Literature Of The Georgian Era (Classic...

    Minto, William
    (10006450)

    Excerpt from The Literature of the Georgian Era The Literature of the Georgian Era were origi nally delivered, not to the Arts students whom he addressed in the University class-room, but to a special audience brought together in the Music Hall of...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 19 (Classic...

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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 19 Now, though there are not many men capable of origin ating these comprehensive, self inspecting surveys and esti mates, yet, after they are made, there are large numbers who can read them with enjoyment...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 95 (Classic...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 95 Earl Russell replies to this, that the neglect to send in the Trent was by no means the sole ground of the demand; he does not admit that Great Britain has abandoned any of her ancient doctrines, and he...

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  • The Letters Of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. 2...

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    Excerpt from The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. 2 of 4 Sharer Of all his thoughts and staunch companion Of all his adventures; the most open-hearted Of friends to all who loved him; the most shrewd and stimulating critic Of his work; and in...

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  • Apocalyptic Sketches - Lectures On The Seven...

    Cumming, John
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    Excerpt from Apocalyptic Sketches: Lectures on the Seven Churches of Asia Minor The epistles to these churches are really addressed to the Ca tholic or Universal Church - they are not prescriptions for a century, but for all succeeding ages - duties...

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