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A Tramp Through the Bret Harte Country –by: Thomas Dykes Beasley

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A TRAMP THROUGH THE BRET HARTE COUNTRY

By Thomas Dykes Beasley

Author of "The Coming of Portola"

With A Foreward by Charles A. Murdock

Above the pines the moon was slowly drifting, The river sang below; The dim Sierras, far beyond, uplifting Their minarets of snow. Dickens in Camp.

The Chapters

Reminiscences of Bret Harte. "Plain Language From Truthful James." The Glamour of the Old Mining Towns

Inception of the Tramp. Stockton to Angel's Camp. Tuttletown and the "Sage of Jackass Hill"

Tuolumne to Placerville. Ch...

Laperouse

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Laperouse

by

Ernest Scott

DEDICATION

To my friend T.B.E.

CONTENTS

I. FAMILY, YOUTH and INFLUENCES. II. THE FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER. III. THE LOVE STORY OF LAPEROUSE. IV. THE VOYAGE OF EXPLORATION. V. THE EARLY PART OF THE VOYAGE. VI. LAPEROUSE IN THE PACIFIC. VII. AT BOTANY BAY. VIII. THE MYSTERY, AND THE SECRET OF THE SEA. IX. CAPTAIN DILLON'S DISCOVERY. X. THE FAME OF LAPEROUSE.

FOREWORD

All Sydney people, and most of those who have visited the city, have seen the tall monume...

The Life of Phineas T. Barnum –by: Joel Benton

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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ...

By JOEL BENTON.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth School Life His First Visit to New York City A Landed Proprietor The Ethics of Trade Farm Work and Keeping Store Meeting house and Sunday school "The One Thing Needful."

CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father Left Penniless and Bare footed Work in a Store ...

The Chaplet of Pearls

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THE CHAPLET OF PEARLS

By Charlotte M. Yonge

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. THE BRIDAL OF THE WHITE AND BLACK

CHAPTER II. THE SEPARATION

CHAPTER III. THE FAMILY COUNCIL

CHAPTER IV. TITHONUS

CHAPTER V. THE CONVENT BIRD

CHAPTER VI. FOULLY COZENED

CHAPTER VII. THE QUEEN'S PASTORAL

CHAPTER VIII. 'LE BROUILLON'

CHAPTER IX. THE WEDDING WITH CRIMSON FAVOURS

CHAPTER X. MONSIEUR'S BALLET

CHAPTER XI. THE KING'S TRAGEDY

CHAPTER XII. THE PALACE OF SLAUGHTER

CHAPTER XIII. THE BRIDEGROOM'S ARRIVAL

CHAPTER XIV. SWEET HEART

CHAPTER XV. NOTRE DAME DE BELLAISE

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The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 2

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[Illustration: AN ARTISTIC JOKE.

A London Slum. My Parody of the Venetian School. ]

THE CONFESSIONS OF A CARICATURIST

BY

HARRY FURNISS

ILLUSTRATED

VOLUME II

[Illustration]

NEW YORK AND LONDON:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.

1902.

BRADBURY, AGNEW, & CO. LD., PRINTERS,

LONDON AND TONBRIDGE.

All rights reserved.

December, 1901.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER VIII.

THE ARTISTIC JOKE.

The First Idea How it was Made "Fire!" I am a Somnambulist My Workshop My Business "Partner" Not by Gainsborough Lord Leighton The ...

Le Tour du Monde; Afrique Orientale Journal des voyages et des voyageurs; 2. sem. 1860 –by: Various

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[Note au lecteur de ce fichier digital:

Ce fichier est un extrait du recueil du journal "Le Tour du monde: Journal des voyages et des voyageurs" (2ème semestre 1860).

Les articles ont été regroupés dans des fichiers correspondant aux différentes zones géographiques, ce fichier contient les articles sur l'Afrique Orientale.

Chaque fichier contient l'index complet du recueil dont ses articles sont originaires.]

LE TOUR DU MONDE

IMPRIMERIE GNRALE DE CH. LAHURE Rue de Fleurus, 9, à Paris

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The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890 –by: Various

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THE AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS

VOL XXVII

JANUARY MARCH 1890

TICKNOR & CO. PUBLISHERS. 211 TREMONT ST. BOSTON.

S. J. PARKHILL & CO. Printers Boston Mass.

[Illustration: The AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS]

INDEX TO VOLUME XXVII.

JANUARY MARCH, 1890.

Abattoirs, 128

Aberbrothwick. The Abbey of, 13

Aboriginal Races of America. The, 151

ACCIDENTS: Fall of a Hotel in Sydney, N.S.W., 184 " " " Scaffold, 104 " " St. Louis Academy of Music, 66 " " the Roof of th...

Philippine Folklore Stories –by: John Maurice Miller

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PHILIPPINE FOLKLORE STORIES

By John Maurice Miller, Boston, U.S.A.

1904

Preface

As these stories are only legends that have been handed down from remote times, the teacher must impress upon the minds of the children that they are myths and are not to be given credence; otherwise the imaginative minds of the native children would accept them as truth, and trouble would be caused that might be hard to remedy. Explain then the fiction and show the children the folly of belief in such fanciful tales.

Contents

The Tobacco of Harisaboqued T...

Aboriginal American Weaving –by: Mary Lois Kissell

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Aboriginal American Weaving

BY

MISS MARY LOIS KISSELL,

American Museum of Natural History,

NEW YORK CITY.

A Paper Read before The National Association of Cotton Manufacturers at their Eighty eighth Meeting at Mechanics Fair Building, Boston, Mass., April 27th, 1910.

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ABORIGINAL AMERICAN WEAVING.

MISS MARY LOIS KISSELL, American Museum...

The Travels of Sir John Mandeville –by: John Mandeville

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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk

THE TRAVELS OF SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE

THE PROLOGUE

FOR as much as the land beyond the sea, that is to say the Holy Land, that men call the Land of Promission or of Behest, passing all other lands, is the most worthy land, most excellent, and lady and sovereign of all other lands, and is blessed and hallowed of the precious body and blood of our Lord Jesu Christ; in the which land it liked him to take flesh and blood of the Virgin Mary, to environ that holy land with his ble...

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