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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...

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...

Land und Volk in Afrika, Berichte aus den Jahren 1865-1870

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LAND UND VOLK IN AFRIKA

BERICHTE AUS DEN JAHREN 1865 1870.

VON

GERHARD ROHLFS

BREMEN, 1870. VERLAG VON J. K"UHTMANN'S BUCHHANDLUNG. U.L. FR. KIRCHHOF 4.

INHALT.

Bemerkungen über die Zukunft Algeriens

Beobachtung über die Wirkungen des Haschisch

Von Lagos nach Liverpool

Die Stadt Kuka in Bornu

Am Bénue

Titulaturen und Würden in einigen Centralnegerl"andern

Die Art der Begrüssungen bei verschiedenen Neger St"ammen

Von Magdala nach Lalibala, Sokota und Antalo, April/Mai 1868

Der Aschangi See in Abessinien

Nach Axum über Ha...

Aztec Land

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By Maturin M. Ballou.

AZTEC LAND. A new Book. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

THE NEW ELDORADO. A Summer Journey to Alaska. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

DUE WEST; or, ROUND THE WORLD IN TEN MONTHS. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

DUE SOUTH; or, CUBA PAST AND PRESENT. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS; or, TRAVELS IN AUSTRALASIA. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

DUE NORTH; or, GLIMPSES OF SCANDINAVIA AND RUSSIA. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

GENIUS IN SUNSHINE AND SHADOW. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

EDGE TOOLS OF SPEECH. Selected and edited by Mr. BALLOU. 8vo, $3.50.

A TREASURY OF THO...

The Real Dope

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Eric Eldred, William Flis and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team

[Illustration: Well, Al, just as this was coming off her old man come at me]

THE REAL DOPE,

By

RING W. LARDNER

AUTHOR OF

GULLIBLE'S TRAVELS, MY FOUR WEEKS IN FRANCE, TREAT 'EM ROUGH, ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY

MAY WILSON PRESTON

AND

M. L. BLUMENTHAL

CH...

Malta en de Maltezer Orde De Aarde en haar Volken, 1906 –by: Gaston Vuillier

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Malta en de Maltezer Orde.

Naar het Fransch van GASTON VUILLIER.

I.

Van Syracuse naar Malta. La Valette en de stichting door den Grootmeester der Orde. Aankomst in de groote haven. Aanzien van de stad. Koetsiers en schippers. De witte steenen huizen. Terrasvormige daken. Mannen en vrouwen van Malta. Het huiselijk leven. Het gezelschapsleven. De kantwerksters. Een avond in de Barraea. Het Hooglandersregiment en hun muziek op het plein. De hoofdstraten. De paleizen.

Ik was voornemens, mij van Tunis naar Malta te begeven, om er de plecht...

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    丁未歲,鳳陽、亳州並淮安等處,皆報黃河清一月。及秋,今上即 位。先是,庚寅春甘露降於郊壇鬆,時憲廟親郊,御齋宮,取以賜百官。 翰林院進《甘露頌》,然是瑞實兆今上之在娠。至秋孟朏,乃誕。自古 聖帝明王之降生不偶,蓋必有禎祥兆於先,而非人所預知也。況今上實 太平天子,天意固有在矣。   內監蟲蟻房,蓄養四方所貢各色鳥獸甚多。弘治改元,首議放省, 以減浪費。所司白虎豹之屬,放即...

Ismailia

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ISMAILIA.

A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION TO CENTRAL AFRICA FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE

ORGANIZED BY

ISMAIL,

KHEDIVE OF EGYPT.

by SIR SAMUEL W. BAKER, PACHA, M.A., F.R.S., F.R.G.S., Major General of the Ottoman Empire, Member of the Orders of the Osmanie and the Medjidie, late Governor General of the Equatorial Nile Basin, Gold Medallist of the Royal Geographical Society, Grande Medaille d'Or de la Societe de Geographie de Paris, Honorary Member of the Geographical Societies of Paris, Berlin, Italy, and America, Author of "The Albert N'ya...

Ways of Nature

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TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES

Passages in italics are indicated by underscore .

The words phoebe, manoeuvre, manoeuvring, Pooecetes and phoeniceus use "oe" ligature in the original text.

The printer's inconsistencies in spelling, punctuation, hyphenation, and ligature usage have been retained.

WAYS OF NATURE

[Illustration: A BIRD IN SIGHT]

WAYS OF NATURE

BY

JOHN BURROUGHS

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Life in a Tank

Richard Haigh was an Infantry lieutenant in the 2nd Royal Berkshire Infantry Regiment serving in the Somme area in 1916. Shortly after Tanks were first used in battle in September of 1916 the British Army asked for volunteers, Lieutenant Haigh signed up and was accepted in December of 1916. He describes the training and actions he participated in until the war ended in 1918. He was awarded MC in 1916 as Lt. (acting Capt.) Richard Haigh, Royal Berkshire Regiment. He was commissioned from the RMC (Sandhurst) to the Berkshires 16th Feb 1915; on resigning his commission in 1919, he joined the Gene...
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