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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
    (9357259)

    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.
    (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....

  • 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...

  • The Rambler, Vol. 4 - Seu Vetus Est Verum...

    (10008361)

    Excerpt from The Rambler, Vol. 4: Seu Vetus Est Verum Diligo Sive Novum When the Pope came back from Gaeta, he granted fresh reforms; not those which had been so frightfully abused, but reforms based on a sounder principle, though requiring time for...

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  • Notes On Novelists - With Some Other Notes...

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    Excerpt from Notes on Novelists: With Some Other Notes To this absorbing extension of the story then the two volumes of Letters1 now published by Mr. Sidney Colvin beautifully contribute. The Shelf of our li brary that contains our best...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 235 (Classic...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10005114)

    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 235 Field, louise maunsell. American Novelists vs. The Nation, 5 52; Philo Vance 81 Co., Benefactors, 2 54; The Modest Novelists, 6 3 5 War Makes the Hero, 370. About the Publisher Forgotten Books...

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  • Die Geschichte Der Getrennten Wege

    (10015606)

    Es sind die turbulenten siebziger Jahre und die beiden inzwischen erwachsene Frauen. Lila ist Mutter geworden und hat sich befreit und alles hingeworfen – den Wohlstand, ihre Ehe, ihren neuen Namen – und arbeitet unter entwürdigenden Bedingungen in...

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  • Essays (Classic Reprint)

    Todhunter, John
    (10004730)

    Excerpt from Essays English friends that for an Irishman to make a bad Speech was a brilliant and meritorious thing, and reflected the greatest credit on the bad Speaker. Nor must it be imagined that he was all good nature and humorous tolerance. He...

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  • The Lounger, Vol. 2 Of 3 - A Periodical Paper...

    MacKenzie, Henry
    (10015265)

    Excerpt from The Lounger, Vol. 2 of 3: A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1785 and 1786 My brother, you mull know, has a mind to be a parliament-man, and fo he invites all the coun try, high and low, to eat and drink with him and...

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  • Things That Bother Me - Death, Freedom, The...

    Strawson, Galen
    (10001185)

    An original collection of lauded philosopher Galen Strawson's writings on the self and consciousness, naturalism and pan-psychism. Galen Strawson might be described as the Montaigne of modern philosophers, endlessly curious, enormously erudite,...

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  • Democracy, And Other Papers (Classic Reprint)

    Lowell, James Russell
    (10004558)

    Excerpt from Democracy, and Other Papers October 6, 1884. It was felt at once, on both sides of the water, to be a noble confession of political faith. In a let ter to his friend, Charles Eliot Norton, Mr. Lowell says: I send you a copy of my address...

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  • The Rambler, Vol. 9 - A Catholic Journal And...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
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    Excerpt from The Rambler, Vol. 9: A Catholic Journal and Review With respect to the ordinations of the Oriental Churches in general, there is no more doubt than there is of the Latin ordinations; that is, there is none at all. The doubts that have...

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

    (10005703)

    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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  • The Critical Review, Vol. 2 - Or Annals Of...

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    Excerpt from The Critical Review, Vol. 2: Or Annals of Literature French Fabliau ia\ ms. In'. Therimperial library. It is in common circulation all Over Germany at this da and was translated into-english and printed by Pynson. Lb Italy, it formed the...

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  • Primitive Tradition Recognised In Holy...

    (10006475)

    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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  • Representative American Orations To...

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    Excerpt from Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political History ON the proposed repeal OF the sedition law - house OF representatives, february 25, 1799. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of...

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  • Imaginary Portraits And Gaston De LaTour - An...

    (10007282)

    Excerpt from Imaginary Portraits and Gaston De Latour: An Unfinished Romance Antony Watteau comes here Often now. It is the instinct Of a natural fineness in him, to escape when he can from that blank stone house, with so little to interest, and that...

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  • The New Princeton Review, Vol. 1 (Classic...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10005201)

    Excerpt from The New Princeton Review, Vol. 1 The family was the fetich. In this high social caste the estates were entailed to the limit of the law, for one generation, and this entail was commonly religiously renewed by the heir. It was not...

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

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10006551)

    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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  • Health Holiness - A Study Of The Relations...

    Thompson, Francis
    (10005182)

    Excerpt from Health Holiness: A Study of the Relations Between Brother Ass, the Body, and His Rider, the Soul It is therefore for building-up and not for destruction. In the Saints, the ascetical tendency is frequently complicated with the...

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  • A View Of Society And Manners In France,...

    Moore, John
    (10005440)

    Excerpt from A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany, Vol. 1 of 2: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters Thole who are acquainted with what the prevalent manners and opinions of the French were, when thefe...

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  • The British Prose Writers, Vol. 7 - Lady M....

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10004782)

    Excerpt from The British Prose Writers, Vol. 7: Lady M. W. Montagu's Letters From Gonstantinople I was going, like common editors, to advertise the reader of the beauties and excellencies of the work laid before him to tell him, that the illustrious...

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  • Sydney Smith's Essays (Classic Reprint)

    (10005678)

    Excerpt from Sydney Smith's Essays The idea of danger from the extension of the Catholic religion in England I utterly deride. The Catholic faith is a misfortune to the world, but those whose faith it conscientiously is, are quite right in professing...

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  • Rejected Articles (Classic Reprint)

    (10007760)

    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 British Letter Writers - A Comprehensive...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10004789)

    Excerpt from The British Letter Writers: A Comprehensive Collection of the Best English Letters From the 15th Century to the Present Time The heralds and swift harbingers that move From east to west on embassies of love. They can the Tropics cut, and...

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  • Letters From Barbary, France, Spain, Portugal...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (10005111)

    Excerpt from Letters From Barbary, France, Spain, Portugal, &C, Vol. 1 of 2 VI. An Audience of the Emperor. His Fa; mily, hls Courtl Injuf'tice, Govern ment, 36c. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic...

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  • Monologues (Classic Reprint)

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    Excerpt from Monologues A fit medium of expression for tranquil minds, they reveal with a careless generosity the mind emotions and placid processes of thought that give them birth. The delicately flattered reader feels that the essayist is guarding...

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  • A Memoir Of Sir Thomas More - With Extracts...

    (10005718)

    Excerpt from A Memoir of Sir Thomas More: With Extracts From His Works and Letters But in the publication many delays have occurred. Some of them I have taken no pains to obviate, as. They concerned the convenience of my publisher: meantime, while...

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  • Familiar Letters Of Sir Walter Scott, Vol. 2...

    Scott, Walter
    (10004887)

    Excerpt from Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott, Vol. 2 of 2 Baronetcy 76 Lockhart 77 Belzoni 77 Duke of Wellington 77 Employers and employed 78 Radicalism 78, 79 To lady abercorn The Monastery and the Abbot 79 Lord Archibald Hamilton 79, 80 Dean...

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  • The Round Table, Vol. 1 - A Collection Of...

    (10006308)

    Excerpt from The Round Table, Vol. 1: A Collection of Essays on Literature, Men, and Manners Upon this design, with the assistance Ofa few companions, and with all sorts of determinations to be equally instructive and delightful, I am accord ingly...

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  • A Letter From Mr. Burke, To A Member Of The...

    (10005906)

    Excerpt from A Letter From Mr. Burke, to a Member of the National Assembly: In Answer to Some Objections to His Book on French Affairs Some of the errors you point out to me in my printed letter are really fuck. =one only I find to be material. It is...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 67 (Classic...

    (10008497)

    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 67 To us, who have watched the progress Of events in the British Colonies with intense interest for many years, every thing seems to indicate a final and complete separation from the mother country....

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  • The Speech Of The Honorable Charles James Fox...

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    Excerpt from The Speech of the Honorable Charles James Fox: On the Motion for an Enquiry Into the State of the Nation, on the 25th of March, 1801 About half pal't nine Mr. Pitt rore, and, in an eloquent fpeech, refificd Mr. Grey's motion till twelve...

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  • Parkersburg Platform - Addresses, 1905...

    Love, William
    (10006800)

    Excerpt from Parkersburg Platform: Addresses, 1905 That these offspring of my brain and heart. So nobly godfathered by the Societies before whom they were delivered, might not be born and abandoned, or condemned to float about during their precarious...

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  • Res Judicatae - Papers And Essays (Classic...

    Birrell, Augustine
    (10004540)

    Excerpt from Res Judicatae: Papers and Essays T is difficult to describe mankind either in a book or in a breath, and none but the most determined of philosophers or the most desperate of cynics have attempted to do so, either in one way or the...

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  • Paris Days And Evenings (Classic Reprint)

    (10007470)

    Excerpt from Paris Days and Evenings Since you request it, I attest here the little adventure of this sack. It travelled with me fifteen hundred miles in 1861, when I left Guernsey on account of my health. I carried with me the manuscript of 'les...

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  • Saint Pauls, A Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2 -...

    (10007534)

    Excerpt from Saint Pauls, a Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2: April 1868 to September 1868 IX. No Sponge wipes out Spoken Words Sybel's History of the French Revolution Vieusseux, Giampietro, the Florentine Bookseller whowastheh'rstpl-inter? About the...

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  • The Life, Letters And Journals Of Lord Byron,...

    Moore, Thomas
    (10005490)

    Excerpt from The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, 1866 In these two sets of correspondence (given as they are here, with as little suppression as a regard to private feelings and to certain other considerations warrants) will he found a...

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  • The Works Of The Reverend William Law, A. M,...

    Law, William
    (10015427)

    Excerpt from The Works of the Reverend William Law, A. M, Vol. 7 of 9: Containing, I. The Spirit of Prayer, or the Soul Rising Out of the Vanity of Time, Into the Riches of Eternity, in Two Parts; II. The Way to Divine Knowledge; Being Several...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 90 (Classic...

    (10007828)

    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 90 That we may lift from out the dust A voice as unto him that bears, A cry above the conquered years To one that with us works, and trust. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • Mr. Pope, His Life And Times, Vol. 1 (Classic...

    (10006776)

    Excerpt from Mr. Pope, His Life and Times, Vol. 1 Here is a certain type Of reader (more common than the cultured may suppose) who, when the name Of Pope is mentioned exclaims, Pope! That's the man who said Whatever is, is right.' A little more...

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  • The Dublin Review, Vol. 48 - May And August,...

    (10008727)

    Excerpt from The Dublin Review, Vol. 48: May and August, 1860 Art. Page 2. Correspondence with Her Majesty's Envoy Extra ordinary, and Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by com mand of Her Majesty. 1860. About...

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