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The Loss of the S. S. Titanic

This is a 1st hand account written by a survivor of the Titanic about that fateful night and the events leading up to it as well as the events that followed its sinking.

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Steve Schulze, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. This file was produced from images generously made available by the CWRU Preservation Department Digital Library

THE LOSS OF THE S. S. TITANIC

ITS STORY AND ITS LESSONS

BY

LAWRENCE BEESLEY

B. A. ( Cantab .)

Scholar of Gonville and Caius College

ONE OF THE SURVIVORS

PREFACE

The circumstances in which ...

King Arthur and His Knights

Published in 1903, King Arthur and His Knights by Maude L. Radford is an easy to read version of the Arthurian legends, made simple and interesting for children.

Maude Lavinia Radford Warren was a Canadian born American who taught literature and composition at the University of Chicago between 1893-1907. Following the success of some of her books, she left teaching to take up writing as a full time career. She also served as a war correspondent for the New York Times magazine during WWI and contributed several remarkable features on the role of women in the conflict. Some o...

In Friendship s Guise

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In Friendship's Guise

BY WM. MURRAY GRAYDON

AUTHOR OF "The Cryptogram," etc.

1899

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER.

I. The Duplicate Rembrandt

II. Five Years Afterwards

III. An Old Friend

IV. Number 320 Wardour Street

V. A Mysterious Discussion

VI. A Visitor from Paris

VII. Love's Young Dream

VIII. An Attraction in Pall Mall

IX. Uncle and Nephew

X. A London Sensation

XI. ...

A Victor of Salamis

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A VICTOR OF SALAMIS

The MM Co.

A VICTOR OF SALAMIS

A TALE OF THE DAYS OF XERXES, LEONIDAS AND THEMISTOCLES

BY

WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

AUTHOR OF "A FRIEND OF CSAR," "GOD WILLS IT," "BELSHAZZAR," ETC.

"... On the gean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air and light the soil, Athens, the eye of Greece."

New York THE MACM...

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts

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LEGENDS

OF

THE MADONNA,

AS

REPRESENTED IN THE FINE ARTS.

BY MRS. JAMESON.

CORRECTED AND ENLARGED EDITION.

BOSTON: HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY. The Riverside Press, Cambridge. 1881.

NOTE BY THE PUBLISHERS.

Some months since Mrs. Jameson kindly consented to prepare for this Edition of her writings the series of Sacred and Legendary Art , but dying before she had time to fulfil her promise, the arrangement has been intrusted to other hands. The text of the whole series will be an exact reprint of the last English Edition.

TICKNOR & FIE...

Italy, the Magic Land

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[Illustration: Temple, Taormina ]

ITALY

THE MAGIC LAND

BY

LILIAN WHITING

AUTHOR OF "THE FLORENCE OF LANDOR," "THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT," "THE WORLD BEAUTIFUL," ETC.

"And, under many a yellow star, We dropped into the Magic Land!"

Illustrated from Photographs

BOSTON LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY 1907

Copyright, 1907 ,

BY LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

All righ...

The Loves of Great Composers

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THE LOVES OF GREAT COMPOSERS

by

GUSTAV KOBB'E

[Frontispiece: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (photogravure)]

Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. New York Copyright, 1904 and 1905 By The Butterick Publishing Co. (Limited) Copyright, 1905, by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Published September, 1905 Composition and electrotype plates by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston

To Charles Dwyer

Table of Contents

Mozart and his Constance

Beethoven and his "Immortal Beloved"

Mendelssohn and his C├ęcile

Chopin and the Countess Delphine Potocka

The Schumanns: Ro...

R. Holmes and Co. –by: John Kendrick Bangs

Raffles Holmes is introduced in these stories as the son of the great Sherlock Holmes. He is also revealed to be the grandson of A.J. Raffles, a gentleman thief pursued by Sherlock Holmes many years earlier. This apparently contradictory family background sets the stage for his colorful and amusing adventures.

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R. HOLMES & CO.

Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth

by John Kendrick Bangs

Contents I. INTRODUCING MR. RAFFLES HOLMES II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DORRINGTON RUBY SEAL III. THE ADVE...

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