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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...

Vittoria Accoramboni –by: Unknown

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VITTORIA ACCORAMBONI DUCHESSE DE BRACCIANO

Stendhal

Malheureusement pour moi comme pour le lecteur ceci n'est point un roman, mais la traduction fidŠle d'un r‚cit fort grave ‚crit … Padoue en d‚cembre 1585.

Je me trouvais … Mantoue il y a quelques ann‚es, je cherchais des ‚bauches et de petits tableaux en rapport avec ma petite fortune, mais je voulais les peintres ant‚rieurs … l'an 1600, vers cette ‚poque acheva de mourir l'originalit‚ italienne d‚j… mise en grand p‚ril par la prise de Florence en 1530.

Au lieu de tableaux, un vieux patricien ...

The Two Elsies A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket

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The Two Elsies

A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket

BOOK 10

By Martha Finley

1868

LIST OF THE ELSIE BOOKS AND OTHER POPULAR BOOKS BY MARTHA FINLEY

ELSIE DINSMORE. ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS. ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD. ELSIE'S WOMANHOOD. ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD. ELSIE'S CHILDREN. ELSIE'S WIDOWHOOD. GRANDMOTHER ELSIE. ELSIE'S NEW RELATIONS. ELSIE AT NANTUCKET. THE TWO ELSIES. ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN. ELSIE'S FRIENDS AT WOODBURN. CHRIS...

The Last Man –by: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The plague gradually kills off all people. Lionel Verney, central character, son of a nobleman who gambled himself into poverty, finds himself immune after being attacked by an infected “negro,” and copes with a civilization that is gradually dying out around him.

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The Last Man

Mary W. Shelley

First edition. Henry Colburn London 1826

VOL. I.

INTRODUCTION.

I VISITED N...

My Friend Bobby

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from The Counterfeit Man More Science Fiction Stories by Alan E. Nourse published in 1963. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed. Minor spelling and typographical errors have been corrected without note.

My Friend Bobby

My name is Jimmy and I am five years old, and my friend Bobby is five years old too but he says he thinks he's really more than five years old because he's already grown up and I'm just a little...

Rollo in Rome

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ROLLO IN ROME,

BY

JACOB ABBOTT.

BOSTON:

BROWN, TAGGARD & CHASE,

(SUCCESSORS TO W. J. REYNOLDS & CO.)

25 & 29 CORNHILL.

1858.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by

JACOB ABBOTT,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

ELECTROTYPED AT THE BOSTON STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY.

[Illustration: THE VATICAN BY TORCHLIGHT. See page 204.]

[Illustration: ROLLO'S TOUR IN EUROPE.

Publishers. Boston.]

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE DILIGE...

Tartarin de Tarascon –by: Alphonse Daudet

Qui n’a jamais entendu parler de Tartarin de Tarascon, le grand Tartarin, héros de Tarascon, chef des chasseurs de casquettes ?

Alphonse Daudet nous le présente, nous dépeint son << chez lui >>, ses habitudes, sa vie à Tarascon, qu’il va être amené à quitter pour une chasse au lion …

Il nous invite à le suivre en Algérie et à découvrir ses aventures burlesques.

(Introduction de Ezwa)

“Tartarin de Tarascon” tells the burlesque adventures of Tartarin, a local hero of Tarascon, a small town in southern France, whose invented adventu...

Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

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SOME EXPERIENCES OF AN IRISH R.M.

by

E. OE. SOMERVILLE

and

MARTIN ROSS

THOMAS NELSON & SONS LTD

LONDON EDINBURGH PARIS MELBOURNE

TORONTO AND NEW YORK

Reprinted by permission of Messrs. Longmans Green & Co., Ltd.

CONTENTS

I. GREAT UNCLE MCCARTHY II. IN THE CURRANHILTY COUNTRY III. TRINKET'S COLT IV. THE WATERS OF STRIFE V. LISHEEN RACES, SECOND HAND VI. PHILIPPA'S FOX HUNT VII. A MISDEAL VIII. THE HOLY ISLAND IX. THE POLICY OF THE CLOSED DOOR X. THE HOUSE OF FAHY XI. OCCASIONAL LICENSES XII. "OH LOVE! OH FIRE!...

Parrot & Co.

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PARROT & CO.

by

HAROLD MacGRATH

Author of "The Best Man," "The Carpet from Bagdad," "The Place of Honeymoons"

With Four Illustrations in Color

By André Castaigne

[Frontispiece: The Game of Gossip.]

A. L. Burt Company Publishers New York Copyright 1913 The Bobbs Merrill Company

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I EAST IS EAST II A MAN WITH A PAST III THE WEAK LINK IV TWO DAYS OF PARADISE V BACK TO LIFE VI IN THE NEXT ROOM VII CONFIDENCES VIII A WOMAN'S REASON IX TWO SHORT WEEKS ...

The Adventures of Gerard –by: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

These lesser known stories were penned by Conan Doyle during the period between killing off Sherlock Holmes in 1893 and reluctantly resurrecting him some ten years later. The swashbuckling, eponymous hero, Etienne Gerard, is one of Napoleon's gallant French Hussars, who considers himself the finest of them all. Through these "Boys Own Adventures", Conan Doyle pokes gentle fun at both the French and the English. This is the second volume containing eight adventures.

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THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD

By A. Conan Doyle

"Il etait brave mais avec cette graine de folie dan...

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