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The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765 –by: J. E. (Jan Ernst) Heeres

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NOTE: Refer to the note at the end of this ebook for an explanation, by Peter Reynders, of usage regarding 17th Century Dutch Surnames.

THE PART BORNE BY THE DUTCH IN THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA 1606 1765.

BY

J. E. HEERES, LL. D. PROFESSOR AT THE DUTCH COLONIAL INSTITUTE DELFT

PUBLISHED BY THE ROYAL DUTCH GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY IN COMMEMORATION OF THE XXVth ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FOUNDATION

LONDON LUZAC & CO, 46 GREAT RUSSELL STREET W. C. 1899

CONTENTS.

List of books, discussed or referred to in the work

List of Maps and Figures

Int...

The Wild Man of the West A Tale of the Rocky Mountains

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The Wild Man of the West, by R.M. Ballantyne.

The action of this book takes place entirely in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in North America. We can certainly appreciate the hardness of the life of the hunters in those days, which were during the early part of the nineteenth century. The action is very well narrated, and is very exciting and interesting. All sorts of things are suddenly pulled together in the very last few pages, and it would be quite hard for the reader to guess w...

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This is a volume of poems by Amy Lowell, published in 1914. "Against the multitudinous array of daily verse our times produce this volume utters itself with a range and brilliancy wholly remarkable. I cannot see that Miss Lowell's use of unrhymed 'vers libre' has been surpassed in English. Read 'The Captured Goddess', 'Music', and 'The Precinct. Rochester', a piece of mastercraft in this kind. A wealth of subtleties and sympathies, gorgeously wrought, full of macabre effects (as many of the poems are) and brilliantly worked out. The things of splendor she has made she will hardly outdo in t...

Voyages of Doctor Dolittle (version 2) –by: Hugh Lofting

Doctor Dolittle and his friends travel to South America to meet the greatest naturalist in the New World. A note to listeners: This book was written in a different time, and as such, contains language and sentiments that are offensive to modern sensibilities.

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THE VOYAGES OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE

By Hugh Lofting

To Colin and Elizabeth

CONTENTS

PART ONE PROLOGUE I THE COBBLER'S SON II I HEAR OF THE GREA...

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 –by: Unknown

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A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY

VOLUME IX

By

VOLTAIRE

EDITION DE LA PACIFICATION

THE WORKS OF VOLTAIRE

A CONTEMPORARY VERSION

With Notes by Tobias Smollett, Revised and Modernized New Translations by William F. Fleming, and an Introduction by Oliver H.G. Leigh

A CRITIQUE AND BIOGRAPHY

BY

THE RT. HON. JOHN MORLEY

FORTY THREE VOLUMES

One hundred and sixty eight designs, comprising reproductions of rare old engravings, steel plates, photogravures, and curious fac similes

VOLUME XIII

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Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical

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CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN

MORAL, POETICAL, AND HISTORICAL

BY

MRS. JAMESON

From the last London Edition

[Illustration]

BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1889

PREFACE

TO THE NEW EDITION.

In preparing for the press a new edition of this little work, the author has endeavored to render it more worthy of the approbation and kindly feeling with which it has been received; she cannot better express her sense of both than by justifying, as far as it is in her power, the cordial and flattering tone of all the p...

Christmas Carol (version 6) –by: Charles Dickens

The tale begins on a Christmas Eve exactly seven years after the death of Ebenezer Scrooge's business partner. Scrooge has no place in his life for kindness, compassion, charity or benevolence. He hates Christmas, calling it "humbug", refuses his nephew Fred's dinner invitation, and rudely turns away two gentlemen who seek a donation from him to provide a Christmas dinner for the Poor...

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

IN PROSE BEING A Ghost Story of Christmas

by Charles Dickens

PREFACE

I HAVE endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, whic...

Pokanoket in Filip

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POKANOKET'IN FILIP

Indianilainen muistelma

Kirj.

WASHINGTON IRVING

Englannin kielest"a suomentanut Waldemar Churberg

Helsingiss"a, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuren Seuran Kirjapainossa, 1876.

Valitettava asia on, ett"a ne varhaiset kirjailiat, jotka puhuivat Amerikan l"oyd"ost"a ja asuttamisesta, eiv"at ole antaneet meille tarkempia ja oikeampia tietoja niist"a merkillisist"a luonteista, jotka vihannoitsivat mets"a el"am"ass"a. Ne harvat tarinat, jotka ovat s"ailyneet meille, ovat varsin omituisia ja vieh"att"avi"a; ne sallivat meid"an like...

Geological Observations on South America

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GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA

by CHARLES DARWIN

EDITORIAL NOTE.

Although in some respects more technical in their subjects and style than Darwin's "Journal," the books here reprinted will never lose their value and interest for the originality of the observations they contain. Many parts of them are admirably adapted for giving an insight into problems regarding the structure and changes of the earth's surface, and in fact they form a charming introduction to physical geology and physiography in their application to special domains. The ...

I Saw the Moon Rise Clear –by: Thomas Moore

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Moore is often considered Ireland's National Bard and is to Ireland what Robert Burns is to Scotland. (Wikipedia )

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