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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...

  • Tales Of Norse Mythology

    Berger,Helen A.
    (9721751)

    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....

  • A Treasury Of Irish Fairy And Folk Tales

    Barnes & Noble

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    (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...

  • Almost Midnight

    Rowell, Rainbow
    (9909661)

    Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell is a beautiful gift edition containing two wintery short stories, decorated throughout for the first time with gorgeous black and white illustrations by Simini Blocker. Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who...

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  • Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

    Grimm,Wilhelm; Brothers Grimm; Grimm,Jakob
    (8970495)

    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...

  • Beauty And The Beast And Other Classic Fairy...

    Vários Autores

    (1)

    (9281685)

    Beauty and the Beast and Other Classic Fairy Tales features 101 stories in which beauties and beasts capture the charm and magic of the classic fairy tale. Chosen from The Blue Fairy Book and other fairy tale collections by Andrew Lang, the...

  • The Short Stories Of Ernest Hemingway - The...

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    The fourth in the series of new annotated editions of Ernest Hemingway's work, edited by the author's grandson Sean and introduced by his son Patrick, this 'illuminating' (The Washington Post) collection includes the best of the well-known classics...

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  • Dr. Walker's True, Modest, And Faithful...

    Long, Thomas
    (10100545)

    Excerpt from Dr. Walker's True, Modest, and Faithful Account of the Author of Eikωn Baσiλikh: Strictly Examined, and Demonstrated to Be False, Impudent, and Deceitful; In Two Parts, the First Disproving It to Be Dr. Gauden's, the Second Proving It to...

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  • The Realms Of Gold - A Book For Youthful...

    Dennis,John
    (10091681)

    Excerpt from The Realms of Gold: A Book for Youthful Students of English Literature There is a definite purpose in this little volume, and I hope that it will be in some measure accomplished. My aim is to create in youthful readers a love Of good...

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  • Scenes Of Clerical Life, Vol. 2 (Classic...

    (10100664)

    Excerpt from Scenes of Clerical Life, Vol. 2 Why, he '11 eat his head oh, and yours too. How can you go on keeping a pig, and making nothing by him? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find...

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  • Le Sacrifice - Comedie En Trois Actes...

    Daudet, Alphonse
    (10102741)

    Excerpt from Le Sacrifice: Comedie en Trois Actes Oh! Je t'en supplie, ma petite enfant, laisse-moi finir; ton frere va arriver, et tu sais queje tie_ns a ce qu'il trouve toujours tous nos comptes bien en regle. About the Publisher Forgotten Books...

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  • Under Four Flags For France (Classic Reprint)

    Musgrave, George Clarke
    (10088120)

    Excerpt from Under Four Flags for France The super-strategy of Germany was based on a plan to extend her frontier straight across France to the mouth of the Seine. Hinged on Metz, her armies were to carry her frontier posts outward across Luxemburg...

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  • The Senses And The Soul, And, Moral Sentiment...

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    Excerpt from The Senses and the Soul, And, Moral Sentiment in Religion: Two Essays What we know is a point to what we do not know. The first questions are still to be asked. Let any man bestow a thought on himself, how he came hither, and whither he...

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  • Remorse - A Tragedy, In Five Acts (Classic...

    Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
    (10101162)

    Excerpt from Remorse: A Tragedy, in Five Acts I need not say to Authors, that as to the essentials oa Poem, little can be superinduced without disso trance, after the first warmth of conception and com position.ago I saw the song inf-tlrefthird Act...

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  • Moliere (Classic Reprint)

    Oliphant, Margaret Wilson
    (10096672)

    Excerpt from Moliere Among the many great names which make French lit erature illustrious, there is scarcely one which is so uni versally acknowledged and of such national importance as that of Moliere. The graver poets, of whose works Frenchmen are...

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  • Was Shakespeare Shapleigh? A Correspondence...

    Winsor, Justin
    (10088316)

    Excerpt from Was Shakespeare Shapleigh? A Correspondence in Two Entanglements Elizabethan library in Northamptonshire which I ought to see. Presently he said, And here comes the owner of it. Turn ing to the door, I saw a gentleman of. About the...

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  • Sights And Spectacles, 1937-1956 (Classic...

    (10088806)

    Excerpt from Sights and Spectacles, 1937-1956 This was not difficult, for most books, plays, and films were sitting ducks. You could attack them in all honesty. Moreover, nobody else did it. Conformity in the American cultural scene was not...

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  • America's Answer To The Russian Challenge -...

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    Excerpt from America's Answer to the Russian Challenge: In Which Electric Power, as a Common Denominator, Is Requisitioned to Throw Light on the Russian Enigma and the Challenge It Presents to Western Civilization As a consequence we are tempted to...

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  • James Russell Lowell - An Address (Classic...

    Curtis,George William
    (10090056)

    Excerpt from James Russell Lowell: An Address It is not only Washington the soldier and the statesman, but Washington the citizen, whom we chiefly remember. Americans are accused Of making an ex cellent and patriotic Virginia gentleman a mythological...

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  • Characters Of Shakspeare's Plays (Classic...

    Hazlitt, William
    (10099090)

    Excerpt from Characters of Shakspeare's Plays But sweeter than the lids of J uno's eyes, Or Cytherea's breath. No one who does not feel the passion which these objects inspire can go along with the imagination which seeks to. About the Publisher...

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  • Letters From John Ruskin To REV. J. P....

    Ruskin, John
    (10098691)

    Excerpt from Letters From John Ruskin to Rev. J. P. Faunthorpe, M. A, Vol. 1 There are many things in these letters quite worthy of preservation in print, and, as the words of a great man, even the slightest of them are worthy of memory. I have...

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  • Spirits - And The Destruction Of San...

    Ball, John
    (10098411)

    Excerpt from Spirits: And the Destruction of San Francisco Although it is only recently that I have realized the fact, I know now that I have been made the storm-center, so to speak, around which this battle of men and spirits has been waged. In the...

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  • Why We Christians Believe In Christ - Bishop...

    Gore, Charles
    (10100587)

    Excerpt from Why We Christians Believe in Christ: Bishop Gore's Bampton Lectures Shortened for Popular Use Tee deep interest awakened by the publication of Bishop Gore's well-known Bampton Lectures, and the wide circulation that they have had amongst...

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  • Correspondence Of George Bancroft And Jared...

    Bancroft, George
    (10099231)

    Excerpt from Correspondence of George Bancroft and Jared Sparks, 1823-1832: Illustrating the Relation Between Editor and Reviewer in the Early Nineteenth Century The smith college studies IN history is published quarterly, in October, January, April...

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  • A Tennyson Primer - With A Critical Essay...

    Dixon, William Macneile
    (10088968)

    Excerpt from A Tennyson Primer: With a Critical Essay Sure she was nigher to heaven's spheres, Listening the lordly music flowing from Th' illimitable years. Ode to Memory. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare...

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  • Lettres - A Son Fils; Suivies De Lettres...

    Racine, Jean
    (10102737)

    Excerpt from Lettres: A Son Fils; Suivies de Lettres 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 an important historical work....

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  • George Chapman - A Critical Essay (Classic...

    Swinburne, Algernon Charles
    (10089700)

    Excerpt from George Chapman: A Critical Essay His subtle and sleepless ingenuity can never resist the lure of any quaint or perverse illustration which may start across its path from some obscure corner at the unluckiest and unlikeliest time; that...

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  • The Shipwreck - A Poem (Classic Reprint)

    Falconer, William
    (10095181)

    Excerpt from The Shipwreck: A Poem On board the Aurora to fettle in the Ball: Indies. In December, 1769, he arrived at the Cape of Good Hope, from whence. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books....

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  • Britain's Homes - A Study Of The Empire's...

    Haw, George
    (10104042)

    Excerpt from Britain's Homes: A Study of the Empire's Heart-Disease And the medical Officer is about right. Only a few months ago this country held its breath apprehensively, lest the plague, which was raging in Asia, breaking out in various parts of...

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  • Essays On Rhetoric - Abridged Chiefly From...

    (10091539)

    Excerpt from Essays on Rhetoric: Abridged Chiefly From Dr. Blair's Lectures on That Science Introduction On Ta/z'e critici/ln-genius - Plrafures qf Ta/le - Sublizuigy in Ol'jee'fs Sublimigy in [writing Beauty, and arber Pleajiires of ta/ze Origin and...

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  • Elements Of Criticism, Vol. 2 (Classic...

    Home, Henry
    (10095342)

    Excerpt from Elements of Criticism, Vol. 2 A talte for natural objects is born with us in per zfeetion; for reliihing a fine countenance, a rich land fcape, or a vivid colour, culture is unnecelfary. The oblervation holds equally in natural founds,...

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  • Pluralities Indefensible (Classic Reprint)

    Newton, Richard
    (10092749)

    Excerpt from Pluralities Indefensible I.-that plurality of benefices with cure of souls, is contrary to the first design of parochial endowments. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more...

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  • The Letters And Works Of Philip Dormer...

    Stanhope, Philip Dormer
    (10098288)

    Excerpt from The Letters and Works of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, Vol. 5 of 5: Including Numerous Letters and Papers To give only two instances: Lord Chesterfield mentions the expected death of Queen Caroline, as what I take to be...

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  • Chicago Yesterdays - A Sheaf Of Reminiscences...

    Kirkland, Caroline
    (10092080)

    Excerpt from Chicago Yesterdays: A Sheaf of Reminiscences The historian sifts and Sifts through his sieve, and from the residue that which is too thick and solid to go through his meshes he constructs his story. In this book we lov ers of Chicago...

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  • Walter Pater Er, Vol. 5 - A Critical (Classic...

    Thomas, Edward
    (10089792)

    Excerpt from Walter Pater Er, Vol. 5: A Critical There were times when it seemed to Dorian Gray that the whole of history was merely the record of his own life, not as he had lived it in act and circumstance, but as his imagination had created it for...

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  • Dialogues On Various Subjects (Classic...

    (10100557)

    Excerpt from Dialogues on Various Subjects I should wish my interlocutors, however, when real characters, to be strict observers of chronology; and make no allusions to persons, or things, posterior to their own times. About the Publisher Forgotten...

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  • Considerations On Commerce, Bullion And Coin,...

    Chalmers, George
    (10102266)

    Excerpt from Considerations on Commerce, Bullion and Coin, Circulation and Exchanges: With a View to Our Present Circumstances I also engaged in similar enquiries, in order to satisfy my own judgment on those difficult questions, in our existing...

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  • British Sports And Pastimes 1868 (Classic...

    Trollope, Anthony
    (10086477)

    Excerpt from British Sports and Pastimes 1868 Considered that it is too delicate, too pretty, too refined to be dealt with by men who profess that, in speaking Of British Sports, they have intended to speak of things rough and violent. Tennis is not...

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  • The Life Of Samuel Johnson, LL. D, Vol. 5 Of...

    Boswell, James
    (10098694)

    Excerpt from The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D, Vol. 5 of 5: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides The death of dear Mr. Thrale has made my attendance upon his home necessary; but we have sold the trade, which we did not know how to manage,...

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  • The Life Of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 3 Of 4...

    Boswell,James
    (10090316)

    Excerpt from The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 3 of 4 He praised the ladies of the present age, insisting that they were more faithful to their husbands, and more virtuous in every respect, than in former times, because their under standings were...

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  • Translations Chiefly From The Italian Of...

    Petrarca, Francesco
    (10102481)

    Excerpt from Translations Chiefly From the Italian of Petrarch and Metastasio The following Tranflations (with a very few captions) were written many years ago, and at early age, when the mind is particularly alive to the fen fiations defcribcd by...

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  • The Technic Of Versification - Notes And...

    Odling, William
    (10092417)

    Excerpt from The Technic of Versification: Notes and Illustrations IN a magazine article on The Rationale of Verse, ' Poe in 1843 - 47, himself a lively critic, wrote as follows. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of...

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  • Daranzel, Or The Persian Patriot - An...

    Everett, David
    (10101230)

    Excerpt from Daranzel, or the Persian Patriot: An Original Drama, in Five Acts, as Performed at the Theatre in Boston Ore. True my good Ofmyn. - Buttofpare one gem; One precious gem, from ruin'd royalty, Would be more worth than worlds to this fond...

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  • The English Poets (Classic Reprint)

    (10093632)

    Excerpt from The English Poets And as I say this another Obstacle rises in my path. The papers of which this volume is made up are more than thirty years old. Now, a preface is in some sort also a letter of introduction, and how shall I assume such a...

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