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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 ...

Three Hats A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts –by: Arthur Shirley

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THREE HATS

A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts

Adapted by

ARTHUR SHIRLEY

From

LES TROIS CHAPEAUX

by

HENNEQUIN

Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation Successor To Dick & Fitzgerald 18 Vesey St. New York

CHARACTERS.

SAM SELWYN, with a night adventure.

FRED BELLAMY, Selwyn's unwilling slave.

CAPT. KATSKILL, of the Kilkenny Irregulars.

BOSCO BLITHERS, Professor of Penmanship.

DIBBS, a boy in buttons.

MRS. SELWYN, Sam's Wife.

GRACE, Sam's Daughter.

LOTTIE BLITHERS, secretly married to Fred.

TILLY, a parlor maid.

C...

Uusi Grottelaulu

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UUSI GROTTELAULU

Viktor Rydberg

Suomentanut Severi Nyman

Ensimm"aisen kerran julkaissut Kustannusosakeyhti"o Otava 1896.

JOHDANTO.

Oleskellessani Hildesheimiss"a Bernward piispan luona, joka viel"a 900 vuoden per"ast"a siell"a el"a"a t"oiss"a"an, tapahtui er"a"an"a iltana kun t"aysikuu loisti, ett"a kohtasin miehen, joka oli kaksi kertaa niin vanha kuin piispa ja viel"a vaelteli joukossamme. Se oli pienell"a kapealla Juutalaiskadulla, joka raastuvantorille p"ain k"ay ahtaammaksi ja lopulta niin ahtaaksi, ett"a taustalla oleva kuu n"aytti hopeaviivalta, joka...

Last Days in a Dutch Hotel (from Literature and Life)

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LITERATURE AND LIFE Last Days in a Dutch Hotel

by William Dean Howells

LAST DAYS IN A DUTCH HOTEL

(1897)

When we said that we were going to Scheveningen, in the middle of September, the portier of the hotel at The Hague was sure we should be very cold, perhaps because we had suffered so much in his house already; and he was right, for the wind blew with a Dutch tenacity of purpose for a whole week, so that the guests thinly peopling the vast hostelry seemed to rustle through its chilly halls and corridors like so many autumn leaves. We were but a ...

An Ideal Husband –by: Oscar Wilde

This story opens at a fashionable dinner party in Sir Robert Chiltern's home in the heart of London's stylish Grosvenor Square. One of Lady Chiltern's old school-friends, Mrs. Cheveley, a woman with a dubious past, accosts Sir Robert and threatens to expose a financial crime that he had once participated in, unless he agrees to finance a fraudulent construction project that she's promoting. Lady Chiltern is astounded when her husband who had been the severest critic of this project suddenly begins to speak in its favor. Yet she has secrets of her own, which she desperately needs to hide. Be...

B. C. 30,000

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[Illustration: With a roar, the apemen charged. ]

B. C. 30,000

By Capt. S. P. Meek

Back in the dim dawn of civilization Anak the Hunter stands in his might before the encroaching Neanderthal men.

A scream of rage split the darkness. From the side of the fire where the women sat darted Esle, the High Priestess, a bloody bit of liver in her hand. Following her, and snarling like an enraged cat, came one of the maidens of the tribe. The aged hag, Esle, whose duty it was to declare to the tribe the will of Degar Astok, the mighty one who dwe...

The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

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Illustration: Copyright 1906 By Marie Corelli Signature: Marie Corelli FROM A PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN THIS YEAR BY GABELL, LONDON

The Treasure Of Heaven

A Romance Of Riches By Marie Corelli

AUTHOR OF "GOD'S GOOD MAN," "THELMA," "THE SORROWS OF SATAN," "ARDATH," "THE STORY OF A DEAD SELF," "FREE OPINIONS," "TEMPORAL POWER," ETC.

NEW YORK DODD, MEAD & COMPANY 1906

Copyright, 1906, by DODD, MEAD & COMPANY Published, August, 1906

To Bertha 'A faithful friend is better than gold.'

Author's Note

By the special request of the Publishers, a portrait of myself, taken...

Laupeuden tyt

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LAUPEUDEN TY"OT

Kirj.

W. H. Riehl

Suomensi Katri S.

Helsingiss"a, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran kirjapainossa, 1879.

ENSIMM"AINEN LUKU.

Nuori Konrad sepp"a seisoi alasimensa "a"aress"a. "Joudu, s"alli, joudu, pid"a tahtia!" huusi h"an nauraen ja heilutti kepe"asti ja vapaasti aimo vasaratansa niin ett"a s"akenet sinkoelivat h"anen ymp"arill"a"an, valaisten h"am"ar"aisen pajan.

S"allilt"a ei ty"o niin nopeasti sujunut, sill"a h"anell"a oli yll"a"an liivit ja hame h"an oli reipas talonpoikainen tytt"o. Mutta eip"a h"ank"a"an vasaratansa huonosti k"...

As You Like It –by: William Shakespeare

In a tiny French dukedom, a younger brother usurps his elder brother's throne. Duke Senior is banished to the Forest of Arden along with his faithful retainers, leaving his lovely daughter Rosalind behind to serve as a companion for the usurper's daughter, Celia. However, the outspoken Rosalind soon earns her uncle's wrath and is also condemned to exile. The two cousins decide to flee together and join Duke Senior in the forest. Meanwhile, a young nobleman, Orlando is thrown out of his home by his cruel older brother Oliver. He too finds his way into the forest. What follows is absolutely c...

Circular Study –by: Anna Katharine Green

In this well-plotted, character-driven mystery, Detective Gryce receives a cryptic message calling him to the scene of a “strange” crime. He soon finds that the adjective is correct, for in a quiet brownstone house in a respectable New York City neighborhood, he finds the body of a man brutally stabbed to death, yet lovingly laid out on the floor of his study. The only apparent witnesses are a deaf and dumb butler driven mad by the event, and a caged bird that sings out a vital but puzzling clue. Before he solves the crime, with the help of the redoubtable Miss Amelia Butterworth, Gryce mu...
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