THE FITZ BOODLE PAPERS.
By William Makepeace Thackeray
THE FITZ BOODLE PAPERS.
FITZ BOODLE'S CONFESSIONS:
FITZ BOODLE'S PROFESSIONS:
FITZ BOODLE'S CONFESSIONS.
GEORGE FITZ BOODLE, ESQUIRE, TO OLIVER YORKE, ESQUIRE.
OMNIUM CLUB, May 20, 1842.
DEAR SIR, I have always been considered the third best whist player in
Europe, and (though never betting more than five pounds) have for many
years past added considerably to my yearly income...
In this epistolary novel, we find a young woman named Evelina, who was raised in rural seclusion until her eighteenth year because of her uncertain parentage. Through a series of harrowing and humorous events that take place in London and an English resort town, Evelina learns how to navigate the complex layers of 18th century society and earn the love of a distinguished and honorable nobleman. This comedy of manners often satirizes the society in which it is set; Evelina is a significant precursor to later works by Jane Austen and Maria Edgeworth, whose novels explore many of the same issu...
THE LETTERS OF THE YOUNGER PLINY. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY JOHN B.
THE WALTER SCOTT PUBLISHING CO., LTD,
LONDON AND FELLING ON TYNE.
NEW YORK: 3 EAST 14TH STREET.
NOTE. In the following translation the Teubner text, edited by Keil,
has been followed.
Some slight memoir and critical estimate of the author of this
collection of Letters may perhaps be acceptable to those who are
unfamiliar with the circumstances of the times in which he lived.
Moreover, few have studied the Letters themselves without feelin...
Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House of Graham & Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago, familiarly known on 'Change as "Old Gorgon Graham," to his Son, Pierrepont, facetiously known to his intimates as "Piggy." George Horace Lorimer was an American journalist and author. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post.
[Illustration: " Young fellows come to me looking for jobs and telling
me what a mean house they have been working for. "]
A Self Made Merchant
To His Son
Being the Le...
ROME IN THE THIRD CENTURY
IN LETTERS OF LUCIUS M. PISO, FROM ROME, TO FAUSTA, THE DAUGHTER OF GRACCHUS, AT PALMYRA.
AUTHOR OF "ZENOBIA," "JULIAN," ETC.
TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE IN ONE.
NEW YORK: PUBLISHED BY JAMES MILLER, (SUCCESSOR TO C. S. FRANCIS & CO.) 647 BROADWAY. 1874.
Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1838, By CHARLES S. FRANCIS, in the Clerk's office of the Southern District of New York.
Entered, according to the Ac...
Dear Enemy is the sequel to Jean Webster’s novel Daddy-Long-Legs. The story as presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy Abbott’s college mate in Daddy-Long-Legs. Among the recipients of the letters are the president of the orphanage where Sallie is filling in until a new director can be installed, his wife (Judy Abbott of Daddy-Long-Legs), and the orphanage’s doctor (to whom Sallie addresses her letters: “Dear Enemy”).
By Jean Webster
STONE GATE, WORCESTER,
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introduites par le typographe ont été corrigées. L'orthographe
d'origine a été conservée.]
MMES. DE VILLARS,
ET DE LA FAYETTE;
DE NINON DE L'ENCLOS,
Accompagnées de Notices biographiques,
de Notes explicatives, et de LA COQUETTE
VENG'EE, par NINON DE L'ENCLOS.
TOME PREMIER. ET TOME SECOND.
Chez L'EOPOLD COLLIN, Libraire,
Rue G^it le coeur, No. 18.
AN XIII. 1805.
Penelope's English Experiences is a fictional travelogue, which documents the experiences of three American ladies on a visit to England. Included are scenes in London and the village of Belvern, containing fanciful sketches of a West-end ball, portraits of domestic originals, etc., characterized by humorous trifling and droll exaggeration of English traits. By the author Mother Carey's Chickens, A Cathedral Courtship, etc.
PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCES
Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton
by Kate Douglas Wiggin.
To my B...
The History of the Count de St. Julian
Edited and with an Introduction by BURTON R. POLLIN [Blank Page]
The Count de St. Julian to the Marquis of Pescara
My dear lord,
It is not in conformity to those modes which fashion prescribes, that I
am desirous to express to you my most sincere condolence upon the death
of your worthy father. I know too well the temper of my Rinaldo to
imagine, that his accession to a splendid fortune and a venerable title
Three fellow travelers on a train enter into a discussion concerning what they would call an ‘indiscreet letter.’ The discussion albeit short, produces some rather interesting revelations during the journey and at journey’s end.
THE INDISCREET LETTER
ELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Author of Molly Make Believe , The Sick A Bed Lady , etc., etc.
New York The Century Co.
THE INDISCREET LETTER
The Railroad Journey was very long and slow. The Traveling Salesman was rather short and quick. And the Young Electrician who lolled across the...