The Well in the Desert, An Old Legend of the House of Arundel, by Emily Sarah Holt.
The action takes place at the end of the fourteenth century and the start of the fifteenth. It deals largely with a family connected with Arundel in Sussex. They seem to have been rather nasty people, highly motivated by greed and desire for even higher stations in life. They were fairly well placed by today's standards, being closely related to various of the Kings of England of the day. Some of the women ...
Nota de editor: Devido à quantidade de erros tipográficos existentes neste texto, foram tomadas várias decis~oes quanto à vers~ao final. Em caso de dúvida, a grafia foi mantida de acordo com o original. No final deste livro encontrará a lista de erros corrigidos.
Rita Farinha (Set. 2008)
ROMANCE CHRONICA DO SECULO XIV.
A. C. LOUSADA.
PORTO: TYPOGRAPHIA DE J. J. GONCALVES BASTO, LARGO DO CORPO DA GUARDA N. 106.
A mensagem do Mestre.
A SOLDIER OF VIRGINIA
A TALE OF COLONEL WASHINGTON AND BRADDOCK'S DEFEAT
BY BURTON EGBERT STEVENSON
TO THE MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN WHO FELL WITH DUST OF FAILURE BITTER ON
THEIR LIPS THAT OTHERS MIGHT BE TAUGHT THE LESSON OF THE WILDERNESS
I. LIEUTENANT ALLEN GROWS INSULTING
II. THE STORY OF FONTENOY
III. IN WHICH I INTRODUCE MYSELF
IV. THE ENDING OF THE HONEYMOON
V. THE SECRET OF A HEART
VI. I AM TREATED TO A SURPRISE
VII. I DECIDE TO BE A SOLDIER
VIII. A RIDE TO WILLIAMSB...
When an agriculture professor wanders into a wicked Kansas cowtown in order to experiment raising wheat, both the professor and the town get more than they bargain for. A wild and wooly Western.
G. W. OGDEN
Author of The Duke of Chimney Butte, The Flockmaster of Poison Creek, The Land of Last Chance, Etc.
Frontispiece by P. V. E. Ivory
[Illustration: Morgan, grim as judgment, stood among the crowd of wastrels and women of poisoned lips (Page 229)]
Grosset & Dunlap Publishers New York Made in the United States of America
Copyright A. ...
"The Shades of the Wilderness" is the seventh book of the Civil War Series by Joseph A. Altsheler. Picking up where "The Star of Gettysburg" left off, this story continues the Civil War experiences of Harry Kenton and his friends in the Southern army, from the retreat after Gettygurg, to Richmond, and then through the battles of the Wilderness and Spottsylvania, to Robert E. Lee's heroic stand during the siege of Petersburg.
Other books in the Civil War series are: "The Guns of Bull Run," "The Guns of Shiloh," "The Scouts of Stonewall," "The Sword of Antietam", "The Star of Gettysburg",...
Eighteenth-century sailors adrift in a lifeboat encounter strange lands and weird creatures in their search for home. A creepy tale of nautical adventure.
THE BOATS OF THE 'GLEN CARRIG'
Being an account of their Adventures in the Strange places of the Earth,
after the foundering of the good ship Glen Carrig through striking upon
a hidden rock in the unknown seas to the Southward. As told by John
Winterstraw, Gent., to his son James Winterstraw, in the year 1757, and
by him committed very properly and legibly to manuscript.
By William Hope Hodgson
A fictionalized biography of George Mackay (1844-1901), an influential Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan.
THE BLACK BEARDED BARBARIAN
by Mary Esther Miller MacGregor (AKA Marion Keith)
THE BLACK BEARDED BARBARIAN (1)
(1) The name by which George Leslie Mackay was known among the Chinese of north Formosa.
CHAPTER I. SPLITTING ROCKS
Up in the stony pasture field behind the barn the boys had been working all the long afternoon. Nearly all, that is, for, being boys, they had managed to mix a good deal of fun with their labor. But now they wer...
THE POSSESSED (The Devils)
A Novel In Three Parts
By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated From The Russian By Constance Garnett
CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY
CHAPTER II. PRINCE HARRY. MATCHMAKING.
CHAPTER III. THE SINS OF OTHERS
CHAPTER IV. THE CRIPPLE
CHAPTER V. THE SUBTLE SERPENT
CHAPTER I. NIGHT
CHAPTER II. NIGHT (continued)
CHAPTER III. THE DUEL
CHAPTER IV. ALL IN EXPECTATION
CHAPTER V. ON THE EVE OF THE FETE
CHAPTER VI. PYOTR STEPANOVITCH IS BUSY
A story about the Irish, just before the onset of the famine of 1847, with all the color and dialogue of a man who lived it.
THE BLACK PROPHET:
A TALE OF IRISH FAMINE.
By William Carleton
CHAPTER I. Glendhu, or the Black Glen; Scene of Domestic Affection.
Some twenty and odd years ago there stood a little cabin at the foot of a round hill, that very much resembled a cupola in shape, and which, from its position and height, commanded a prospect of singular beauty. This hill was one of a range that ran from north to southwest; but in consequence of its stand...
This is one of the Victorian “Sensationist” Mary Elizabeth Braddon's many novels (best known among them: “Lady Audley’s Secret”). It is extremely well written, fluid, humorous and, in places, self-mocking: one of the main characters is a Sensation Author. The motifs of the-woman-with-a-secret, adultery, and death are classic “sensationist” material. Yet this is also a self-consciously serious work of literature, taking on various social themes of the day. Specifically, Braddon presents the psychological struggle and cognitive dissonance which are the inevitable plight of the marr...