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Alleen op de wereld

By: Hector Malot

Zelden, misschien nooit, las ik een boek, dat zoo rein en eenvoudig en toch zoo boeiend en vol afwisseling is, als dit meesterstuk van Hector Malot, door den schrijver aan zijne dochter Lucie opgedragen en zoo terecht met den Montyon-prijs bekroond. Alleen op de wereld is rijk aan afwisselende gebeurtenissen, maar niet minder rijk aan gevoelvolle en ook spannende tafereelen. Het ademt evenveel menschenkennis als menschenliefde, en zonder dat de schrijver zich tot hoofddo...

Adventure, Fiction

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Alphabet of History, An

By: Wilbur D. Nesbit

An alphabet of historical characters presented in poetical form! In their original form, the contents of this book appeared in the Chicago Sunday Tribune, which newspaper is hereby thanked for the privilege of reproducing this Alphabet An alphabet of historical characters presented in poetical form! (Summary from the Acknowledgment and Ann Boulais) (Summary by Ann Boulais) Who frets about the mystery Enshrouding all of history On reading this will, maybe, see We've made it plain as A, B, C.

History, Poetry

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Altar of the Dead, The

By: Henry James

A fable of literally life and death significance, the story explores how the protagonist tries to keep the remembrance of his dead friends, to save them from being forgotten entirely in the rush of everyday events. He meets a woman who shares his ideals, only to find that the past places what seems to be an impassable barrier between them. Although James was not religious in any conventional sense, the story shows a deep spirituality in its treatment of mortality and the...

Fiction, Romance

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Amendments to the United States Constitution (version 2) : Chapter...

By: Founding Fathers of the United States

The Constitution has a total of 27 amendments. The first ten, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified simultaneously. The following seventeen were ratified separately. (Summary from wikipedia.org)

History

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American Housewife, The

By: Anonymous

This cookbook and reference guide leads the American Housewife through how to make everything from Meat to Common Drinks, as well as helpful tips and tricks for any housewife! Also included in this fine text are sections on Cooking for The Sick, and how to make your own: Essences, Perfumes, Dyes and Soaps. This work also features an extensive section on The Art of Carving-Which covers anything you might need to carve! (Summary by Jennifer Stearns

Cookery, Instruction, Advice

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