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    The PirateSir Walter Scott The Pirate / Andrew Lang Edition INTRODUCTION TO THE PIRATE “Quoth he, there was a ship.”This brief preface may begin like the tale of the Ancient Mariner, since it was on shipboard that the author acquired the very moderate degree of local knowledge and information, bo...
    The PirateSir Walter Scott The Pirate / Andrew Lang Edition INTRODUCTION TO THE PIRATE “Quoth he, there was a ship.”This brief preface may begin like the tale of the Ancient Mariner, since it was on shipboard that the author acquired the very moderate degree of local knowledge and information, bo...
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    The Perpetual CurateOliphant Mrs. Margaret The Perpetual Curate CHAPTER I Carlingford is, as is well known, essentially a quiet place. There is no trade in the town, properly so called. To be sure, there are two or three small counting-houses at the other end of George Street, in that ambitious p...
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    The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long AgoArthur Conan Doyle The Last of the Legions and Other Tales of Long Ago I THE LAST OF THE LEGIONS Pontus, the Roman viceroy, sat in the atrium of his palatial villa by the Thames, and he looked with perplexity at the scroll of papyrus which he had...
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    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition. Volume 18Stevenson Robert Louis The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition, Vol. 18 EDITORIAL NOTE The following chapters are selected from a series which was first published partially in ‘Black and White’ (February to December 1...
    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition. Volume 18Stevenson Robert Louis The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson – Swanston Edition, Vol. 18 EDITORIAL NOTE The following chapters are selected from a series which was first published partially in ‘Black and White’ (February to December 1...
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    Little Men. Life at Plumfield with Jo's BoysLouisa M. Alcott Little Men / Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys CHAPTER I NAT “Please, sir, is this Plumfield?” asked a ragged boy of the man who opened the great gate at which the omnibus left him.“Yes; who sent you?”“Mr. Laurence. I have got a letter f...
    Little Men. Life at Plumfield with Jo's BoysLouisa M. Alcott Little Men / Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys CHAPTER I NAT “Please, sir, is this Plumfield?” asked a ragged boy of the man who opened the great gate at which the omnibus left him.“Yes; who sent you?”“Mr. Laurence. I have got a letter f...
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    Mississippi Outlaws and the DetectivesPinkerton Allan Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives / Don Pedro and the Detectives; Poisoner and the Detectives PREFACE In presenting to the public another volume of my detective stories, I would call the attention of the reader to the fact, that these sto...
    Mississippi Outlaws and the DetectivesPinkerton Allan Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives / Don Pedro and the Detectives; Poisoner and the Detectives PREFACE In presenting to the public another volume of my detective stories, I would call the attention of the reader to the fact, that these sto...
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    Rewards and FairiesKipling Rudyard Rewards and Fairies A CHARM Take of English earth as muchAs either hand may rightly clutch.In the taking of it breathePrayer for all who lie beneath —Not the great nor well bespoke,But the mere uncounted folkOf whose life and death is noneReport or lamentation.L...
    Rewards and FairiesKipling Rudyard Rewards and Fairies A CHARM Take of English earth as muchAs either hand may rightly clutch.In the taking of it breathePrayer for all who lie beneath —Not the great nor well bespoke,But the mere uncounted folkOf whose life and death is noneReport or lamentation.L...
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    Vera: or, The NihilistsWilde Oscar Vera; Or, The Nihilists PERSONS IN THE PROLOGUE Peter Sabouroff (an Innkeeper).Vera Sabouroff (his Daughter).Michael (a Peasant).Colonel Kotemkin.Scene, Russia. Time, 1795PERSONS IN THE PLAY Ivan the Czar.Prince Paul Maraloffski (Prime Minister of Russia).Prince...
    Vera: or, The NihilistsWilde Oscar Vera; Or, The Nihilists PERSONS IN THE PROLOGUE Peter Sabouroff (an Innkeeper).Vera Sabouroff (his Daughter).Michael (a Peasant).Colonel Kotemkin.Scene, Russia. Time, 1795PERSONS IN THE PLAY Ivan the Czar.Prince Paul Maraloffski (Prime Minister of Russia).Prince...
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    A Christmas Carol. The original manuscriptDickens Charles A Christmas Carol The original manuscript /My own, and only, MS of the Book/ Charles DickensPREFACE I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves...
    A Christmas Carol. The original manuscriptDickens Charles A Christmas Carol The original manuscript /My own, and only, MS of the Book/ Charles DickensPREFACE I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves...
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    Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump;Herbert George Wells Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump; / Being a First Selection from the Literary Remains of George Boon, Appropriate to the Times INTRODUCTIONWhenever a publish...
    Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump;Herbert George Wells Boon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last Trump; / Being a First Selection from the Literary Remains of George Boon, Appropriate to the Times INTRODUCTIONWhenever a publish...