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Jeanne la Fileuse
'Episode de l''Emigration Franco Canadienne aux 'Etats Unis
Par H. Beaugrand
DE LA DEUXI`EME 'EDITION
Le gouvernement de la province de Québec a promis de faire de nouveaux efforts pour enrayer la marche de l'émigration qui dépeuple les campagnes du Canada francais, au profit des centres industriels des '...
By Edward Bulwer Lytton
Ou peut on etre mieux qu'au sein de sa famille? French Song. [Where
can on be better than in the bosom of one's family?]
I am an only child. My father was the younger son of one of our oldest
earls; my mother the dowerless daughter of a Scotch peer. Mr. Pelham was
a moderate whig, and gave sumptuous dinners; Lady Frances was a woman of
taste, and particularly fond of diamonds and old china.
Vulgar people know nothing of the necessaries required in good society,
and the credit they give ...
Women of Trachis (Ancient Greek: Τραχνιαι, Trachiniai; also translated as The Trachiniae or The Trachinian Maidens) is an Athenian tragedy by Sophocles. The story begins with Deianeira, the wife of Heracles, relating the story of her early life and her plight adjusting to married life. She is now distraught over her husband's neglect of her family. Often involved in some adventure, he rarely visits them. She sends their son Hyllus to find him, as she is concerned over prophecies about Heracles and the land he is currently in. After Hyllus sets off, a messenger arrives with word th...
Eleven-year-old Jude Fawley, inspired by his teacher Mr. Phillotson, who leaves Marygreen for Christminster to take a university degree, decides to adopt the same course for himself. Raised by his great-aunt, he studies hard with the aid of some old Latin and Greek books sent to him by Phillotson.He trains as a stonemason in order to enable him to support himself when at the university. However when he finally arrives in Christminster he soon finds that a university education is not easily come by for one of his social standing.Meeting and falling in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead his futu...
Book 3 - The History of the Castle. The focus of the novels is on the events surrounding Henry VIII's replacing Catherine of Aragon with Anne Boleyn as his wife. During Henry's pursuit of Boleyn, the novel describes other couples, including the Earl of Surrey and Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald, a match Henry does not support. However, some of the individuals oppose Henry and his desires for Boleyn, including Thomas Wyat who wants her for himself and Cardinal Wolsey, who uses a maiden of mysterious birth, Mabel Lyndwood, to lure Henry away from Boleyn. [...] Intertwined with the Court is the story o...
CELEBRATED CRIMES, COMPLETE
BY ALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
IN EIGHT VOLUMES
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK [An Essay]
(This is the essay entitled The Man in the Iron Mask, not the novel
"The Man in the Iron Mask" [The Novel] Dumas 28[nmaskxxx.xxx]2759)
For nearly one hundred years this curious problem has exercised the
imagination of writers of fiction and of drama, and the patience of
the learned in history. No subject is more obscure and elusive, and none
more attractive to the general mind. It is a legend to the meaning
of which none can find the key a...
The purpose of this book "is to tell in simple fashion the story of some Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die; who proved their truth by their endeavor; and who joined to the stern and manly qualities which are essential to the well-being of a masterful race the virtues of gentleness, of patriotism, and of lofty adherence to an ideal." (from the Introduction)
HERO TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY
By Henry Cabot Lodge And Theodore Roosevelt
Hence it is that the fathers of these men and ours also, and
they themselves likewise, ...
TRUE VERSION OF THE PHILIPPINE REVOLUTION
DON EMILIO AGUINALDO Y FAMY
PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINE REPUBLIC.
Tarlak (Philippine Islands), 23rd September, 1899 .
TO ALL CIVILIZED NATIONS AND ESPECIALLY TO THE GREAT NORTH AMERICAN REPUBLIC.
I dedicate to you this modest work with a view to informing you respecting the international events which have occurred during the past three years and are still going on in the Philippines, in order that you may be fully acquainted with the facts and be thereby placed in a position to pronounce judgment upon the iss...
LibriVox readers bring you 9 readings of Most Blessed For Ever, by Frances Ridley Havergal. This was the weekly poem for January 11 to 18, 2015.
Henry Altemus Company
Copyrighted 1895, by Henry Altemus.
Book 6 - Jane Seymour. The focus of the novels is on the events surrounding Henry VIII's replacing Catherine of Aragon with Anne Boleyn as his wife. During Henry's pursuit of Boleyn, the novel describes other couples, including the Earl of Surrey and Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald, a match Henry does not support. However, some of the individuals oppose Henry and his desires for Boleyn, including Thomas Wyat who wants her for himself and Cardinal Wolsey, who uses a maiden of mysterious birth, Mabel Lyndwood, to lure Henry away from Boleyn. [...] Intertwined with the Court is the story of Herne the ...