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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 ...

Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A POCKET HANDKERCHIEF

by

James Fenimore Cooper

CHAPTER I.

Certain moral philosophers, with a due disdain of the flimsy foundations of human pride, have shown that every man is equally descended from a million of ancestors, within a given number of generations; thereby demonstrating that no prince exists who does not participate in the blood of some beggar, or any beggar who does not share in the blood of princes. Although favored by a strictly vegetable descent myself, the laws of nature have not permitted me to escape from the influence of t...

A Hero and Some Other Folks –by: William A. (William Alfred) Quayle

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E text prepared by Al Haines

A HERO AND SOME OTHER FOLKS

by

WILLIAM A. QUAYLE

Author of "The Poet's Poet and Other Essays"

Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye New York: Eaton & Mains Copyright, 1900, by The Western Methodist Book Concern

To think some one will care to listen to us, and to believe we do not speak to vacant air but to listening hearts, is always sweet. That friends have listened to this author's spoken and written words with apparent gladness emboldens him to believe they will give him hearing once again.

May some one's...

The Kenzie Report

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from If Worlds of Science Fiction May 1953. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

THE Kenzie REPORT

By Mark Clifton

Illustrated by Kelly Freas

If this story has a moral, it is: "Leave well enough alone." Just look what happened to Kenzie "mad about ants" MacKenzie, who didn't....

...

The Angel and the Author, and others

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OTHERS

Transcribed from the 1908 Hurst and Blackett edition by David Price, email ccx074@pglaf.org

THE ANGEL AND THE AUTHOR AND OTHERS

BY JEROME K. JEROME

Author of "Paul Kelver," "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow," "The Passing of the Third Floor Back," and others.

LONDON: HURST AND BLACKETT, LIMITED 182, HIGH HOLBORN, W.C. 1908

CHAPTER I

I had a vexing dream one night, not long ago: it was about a fortnight after Christmas. I dreamt I flew out of the window in my nightshirt. I went up and up. I was glad that I was going up. "They have been notici...

Pretty Madcap Dorothy Or, How She Won a Lover

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PRETTY MADCAP DOROTHY

OR How She Won a Lover

A Romance of the Jolliest Girl in the Book Bindery, and a magnificent Love Story of the life of a Beautiful, Willful New York Working Girl.

BY MISS LAURA JEAN LIBBEY

HART SERIES No. 19.

COPYRIGHT, 1891, BY GEO. MONRO'S SONS

Published by THE ARTHUR WESTBROOK COMPANY, CLEVELAND, O., U.S.A.

CONTENTS. PAGE Chapter I 5 Chapter II 12 Chapter III 20 Chapter IV ...

The Man Who Staked the Stars

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Transcriber's Note:

This etext was produced from Planet Stories July 1952. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

[Illustration]

THE MAN WHO STAKED THE STARS

By CHARLES DYE

Bryce Carter could afford a smug smile. For hadn't he risen gloriously from Thieves Row to director of famed U.T.? Was not Earth, Moon, and all the Belt, at this very moment ...

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