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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 ...

Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes Mystic-Humorous Stories

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Transcriber's Note: Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note. Dialect spellings, contractions and discrepancies have been retained.

Masterpieces of Mystery

In Four Volumes

MYSTIC HUMOROUS STORIES

Edited by

Joseph Lewis French

[Illustration]

Garden City New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1922

COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THAT OF TRANSLATION INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES, INCLUDING THE SCANDINAVIAN

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE COUNTRY LIFE PRESS, GARDEN CITY...

Stories By English Authors: Italy

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STORIES BY ENGLISH AUTHORS

ITALY

CONTENTS

A FAITHFUL RETAINER James Payn BIANCA W. E. Norris GONERIL A. Mary F. Robinson THE BRIGAND'S BRIDE Laurence Oliphant MRS. GENERAL TALBOYS Anthony Trollope

A FAITHFUL RETAINER, By James Payn

When I lived in the country, which was a long time ago, our nearest neighbours were the Luscombes. They were very great personages in the country indeed, and the family were greatly "respected"; though not, so far as I could discern, for any par...

Lilith –by: George MacDonald

A fantasy novel first published in 1895, Lilith follows a young man on his inter-dimensional journey of spiritual discovery, as he acquaints himself with his family’s past and unearths a life-changing secret. Moreover, it deals with the introspection of its protagonist, as he is hurled into a mysterious setting where he encounters bizarre creatures that challenge the validity of his temporal values. Examining issues including the essence of life, wisdom, death, redemption, and salvation, the novel presents a masterfully woven plot that marks the piece as one of MacDonald’s darkes...

Prince Otto, a Romance

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PRINCE OTTO—A ROMANCE

A ROMANCE

BY

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

[Picture: Decorative graphic]

A NEW EDITION

LONDON CHATTO & WINDUS 1905

TO NELLY VAN DE GRIFT (MRS. ADULFO SANCHEZ, OF MONTEREY)

At last, after so many years, I have the pleasu...

From a Cornish Window A New Edition

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FROM A CORNISH WINDOW.

By

ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER COUCH.

DEDICATION.

MY DEAR WILLIAM ARCHER,

Severe and ruthlessly honest man that you are, you will find that the levities and the gravities of this book do not accord, and will say so.

I plead only that they were written at intervals, and in part for recreation, during years in which their author has striven to maintain a cheerful mind while a popular philosophy which he believed to be cheap took possession of men and translated itself into politics which he knew to be nasty. I may summarise it, in...

Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories –by: Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often sprinkled with subtle cynical comments on human behaviour. Nothing is known of his death, as he went missing while an observer with Pancho Villa’s army in 1913/14.
(Summaries by Peter Yearsley)

The Ways of Ghosts: Stories of encounters with the ghosts of the dead and dying. The spirits of the dead reach out to the living, to pass on a message or to pursue a killer.

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