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The Amateur Gentleman

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THE AMATEUR GENTLEMAN

BY

JEFFERY FARNOL

AUTHOR OF "THE BROAD HIGHWAY"

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY

HERMAN PFEIFER

TO MY FATHER WHO HAS EVER CHOSEN THE "HARDER WAY," WHICH IS A PATH THAT CAN BE TRODDEN ONLY BY THE FOOT OF A MAN

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I In which Barnabas Knocks Down his Father, though as Dutifully as may be.

II In which is Much Unpleasing Matter regarding Silk Purses, Sows' Ears, Men, and Gentlemen.

III How Barnabas Set Out for London Town.

IV How Barnabas Fell In with a Pedler of Books, and Purchas...

High Endeavours: Messages to Alaska

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High Endeavours: Messages to Alaska

by Shoghi Effendi

Edition 1, (September 2006)

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Aunt Jane s Nieces Out West –by: L. Frank Baum

After visiting Louise, Arthur and Toodlums at their ranch in Southern California, Beth and Patsy, together with Uncle John, decide to spend the winter at an hotel in the little village of Hollywood, where they get drawn into the new motion picture industry. New friends, adventures and mysteries await.

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Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West

By Edith Van Dyne

1914

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA

II AN OBJECT LESSON

III AN ATTRACTIVE GIRL

IV AUNT JANE'S NIECES

V A THRILLING RESCUE

VI A. JONES

VII THE INVALID...

Knots, Bends, Splices With tables of strengths of ropes, etc. and wire rigging –by: Captain Jutsum

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[Illustration: Cover]

KNOTS,

BENDS, SPLICES,

WITH TABLES OF STRENGTHS OF ROPES, ETC.,

AND WIRE RIGGING.

BY CAPTAIN JUTSUM, CARDIFF.

Revised and Enlarged.

[COPYRIGHT.

GLASGOW:

The Nautical Press,

JAMES BROWN & SON,

NAUTICAL AND ENGINEERING PUBLISHERS.

1914

INTRODUCTION.

The object of this little work is to present in a compact form and systematic order a complete list of all the most useful and important workings connected with Cordage, and a lucid explanation of their various formations.

The explanations of some...

Memoria sobre a cultura, e productos da cana de assucar –by: Jos

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Nota de editor: Devido à quantidade de erros tipográficos existentes neste texto, foram tomadas várias decis~oes quanto à vers~ao final. Em caso de dúvida, a grafia foi mantida de acordo com o original. No final deste livro encontrará a lista de erros corrigidos.

Rita Farinha (Abr. 2008)

MEMORIA SOBRE A CULTURA, E PRODUCTOS DA CANA DE ASSUCAR

OFFERECIDA A S. ALTEZA REAL.

O PRINCIPE REGENTE NOSSO SENHOR. PELA MESA DA INSPECCA~O DO RIO DE JANEIRO. APRESENTADA POR JOZE CAETANO GOMES, E DE ORDEM DO MESMO S...

Democracy and Social Ethics

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The Citizen's Library of Economics, Politics, and Sociology

UNDER THE GENERAL EDITORSHIP OF

RICHARD T. ELY, Ph.D, LL.D.

Director of the School of Economics and Political Science; Professor of Political Economy at the University of Wisconsin

12mo. Half Leather. $1.25, net, each

Monopolies and Trusts. By RICHARD T. ELY, Ph.D., LL.D.

"It is admirable. It is the soundest contribution on the subject that has appeared." Professor JOHN R. COMMONS.

"By all odds the best written of Professor Ely's work." Professor SIMON ...

Francois De Bienville Scenes de la Vie Canadienne au XVII siecle

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FRANCOIS DE BIENVILLE

SC`ENES DE LA VIE CANADIENNE AU XVIIe SI`ECLE

PAR JOSEPH MARMETTE

DEUXI`EME 'EDITION

MONTREAL BEAUCHEMIN & VALOIS, Libraires Imprimeurs 256 et 258, rue St Paul

1883

Enregistré, conformément à l'acte du Parlement du Canada, en l'année 1883, par JOSEPH MARMETTE, au bureau du Ministre de l'agriculture, à Ottawa.

A L'HONORABLE P. J. O. CHAUVEAU PREMIER MINISTRE, SECR'ETAIRE ET MINISTRE DE L'INSTRUCTION PUBLIQUE POUR LA PROVINCE DE QU'EBEC PAR SON TR`ES HUMBLE ET D'EVOU'E SERVITEUR

JOSEPH MARMETTE

Québec...

The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1555-84)

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MOTLEY'S HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS, PG EDITION

THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, 1555 1566, Complete

A History

JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, D.C.L., LL.D. Corresponding Member of the Institute of France, Etc. 1855

[Etext Editor's Note: JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, born in Dorchester, Mass. 1814, died 1877. Other works: Morton's Hopes and Merry Mount, novels. Motley was the United States Minister to Austria, 1861 67, and the United States Minister to England, 1869 70. Mark Twain mentions his respect for John Motley. Oliver Wendell Holmes said in 'An Oration delivered before the...

Side Lights

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SIDE LIGHTS

By JAMES RUNCIMAN

WITH MEMOIR BY GRANT ALLEN, AND INTRODUCTION BY W.T. STEAD. EDITED BY JOHN F. RUNCIMAN

London T. FISHER UNWIN PATERNOSTER SQUARE MDCCCXCIII

CONTENTS.

A NOTE ON THE AUTHOR. BY GRANT ALLEN

AN INTRODUCTORY WORD ABOUT THE BOOK. BY W.T. STEAD

I. LETTER WRITERS

II. ON WRITING ONESELF OUT

III. THE DECLINE OF LITERATURE

IV. COLOUR BLINDNESS IN LITERATURE

V. THE SURFEIT OF BOOKS

VI. PEOPLE WHO ARE "DOWN"

VII. ILL ASSORTED MARRIAGES

VIII. HAPPY MARRIAGES

IX. SHREWS

X. ARE WE WEALTHY

...

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