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The Fitz-Boodle Papers

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THE FITZ BOODLE PAPERS.

By William Makepeace Thackeray

CONTENTS

THE FITZ BOODLE PAPERS.

FITZ BOODLE'S CONFESSIONS:

Preface

Dorothea

Ottilia

FITZ BOODLE'S PROFESSIONS:

First Profession

Second Profession

FITZ BOODLE'S CONFESSIONS.

PREFACE.

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...

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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...

Letters of the Younger Pliny, First Series

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THE LETTERS OF THE YOUNGER PLINY. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY JOHN B. FIRTH.

FIRST SERIES.

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.

INTRODUCTION.

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...

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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.

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[Illustration: " Young fellows come to me looking for jobs and telling me what a mean house they have been working for. "]

Letters from A Self Made Merchant To His Son

Being the Le...

Aurelian or, Rome in the Third Century

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AURELIAN;

OR,

ROME IN THE THIRD CENTURY

IN LETTERS OF LUCIUS M. PISO, FROM ROME, TO FAUSTA, THE DAUGHTER OF GRACCHUS, AT PALMYRA.

BY

WILLIAM WARE,

AUTHOR OF "ZENOBIA," "JULIAN," ETC.

FIFTH EDITION.

TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE IN ONE.

VOL. I.

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 –by: Jean Webster

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”).

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DEAR ENEMY

By Jean Webster

STONE GATE, WORCESTER,

MASSACHUSETTS,

December...

Lettres de Mmes. de Villars, de Coulanges et de La Fayette, de Ninon de L Enclos et de Mademoiselle Ass

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[Notes au lecteur de ce ficher digital: Les erreurs clairement introduites par le typographe ont été corrigées. L'orthographe d'origine a été conservée.]

LETTRES

DE

MMES. DE VILLARS,

DE COULANGES,

ET DE LA FAYETTE;

DE NINON DE L'ENCLOS,

ET DE

MADEMOISELLE A"ISS'E;

Accompagnées de Notices biographiques, de Notes explicatives, et de LA COQUETTE VENG'EE, par NINON DE L'ENCLOS.

SECONDE 'EDITION.

TOME PREMIER. ET TOME SECOND.

A PARIS,

Chez L'EOPOLD COLLIN, Libraire,

Rue G^it le coeur, No. 18.

AN XIII. 1805.

AVERTISSEME...

Penelope s English Experiences –by: Kate Douglas Wiggin

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.

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PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCES

Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton

by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

To my B...

Italian Letters, Vols. I and II The History of the Count de St. Julian

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ITALIAN LETTERS

Or

The History of the Count de St. Julian

By

WILLIAM GODWIN

Edited and with an Introduction by BURTON R. POLLIN [Blank Page] Italian Letters

Volume I

Letter I

The Count de St. Julian to the Marquis of Pescara

Palermo

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 c...

The Indiscreet Letter –by: Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

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.

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THE INDISCREET LETTER

by

ELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT

Author of Molly Make Believe , The Sick A Bed Lady , etc., etc.

New York The Century Co.

1915

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...

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