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A Boy of the Dominion: A Tale of Canadian Immigration

by Frederick Sadleir Brereton

Finding a Profession It was just past ten o'clock on a chilly morning in the early spring when Joe Bradley emerged from the shop door of the little house which had been his father's, and stepped, as it were, abruptly into life. The banging of ...

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A Breeze From the Woods

by William Chauncey Bartlett

The greater number of the papers comprised in this volume were originally contributed to the Overland Monthly, and nearly in the order in which they now appear. Two essays, written at later dates, were printed in the Californian. The final paper

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A Bridge Too Far

by Cornelius Ryan

<p>The Battle of Arnhem, one of the most dramatic battles of World War II, was as daring as it was ill-fated. </p><p>It cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. </p><p>This is the whole compelling story, told through the vast ...

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A Brief History of Death

by W. M. Spellman

<div>As humans, death—its certainty, its inevitability—consumes us. We make it the subject of our literature, our art, our philosophy, and our religion. Our feelings and attitudes toward our mortality and its possible afterlives have evolved ...

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A Brief History of Magna Carta, 2nd Edition

The Origins of Liberty from Runnymede to Washington

by Geoffrey Hindley

<p>2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, the influence of which is still felt today around the world. In 1215 the barons of England forced King John to sign a revolutionary document which would change the political ...

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A Brief History of Nakedness

by Philip Carr-Gomm

<div> <p>As one common story goes, Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, had no idea that there was any shame in their lack of clothes; they were perfectly confident in their birthday suits among the animals of the Garden of Eden. All was well ...

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A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers

by Tom Bowling

<p>From Stevenson's Treasure Island to <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and ...

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A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR

A Collection of Scientific Essays

by S. Y. Braude, B. A. Dubinskii, N. L. Kaidanovskii & others

<p>This translation of *A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR* makes descriptions of the antennas and instrumentation used in the USSR, the astronomical discoveries, as well as interesting personal backgrounds of many of the early key ...

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A Brief History of the English Language and Literature

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

<p>The book, which is worthy of the wide reputation and ripe experience of the eminent author, is distinguished throughout by clear, brief, and comprehensive statement and illustration. It is especially suited for private students or for classes

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A Brief History of the United States

by John Bach McMaster

Feeling in Spain.—America, at this time, was to the Spaniard a land of vague, but magnificent promise, where the simple natives wore unconsciously the costliest gems, and the sands of the rivers sparkled with gold. Every returning ship brought ...

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A Broken Journey, Illustrated Wanderings from the Hoang-Ho Yo the Island of Saghalien and the Upper Reaches of The Amur River

by Mary Gaunt

Each time I begin a book of travel I search for the reasons that sent me awandering. Foolishness, for I ought to know by this time the wander fever was born in my blood; it is in the blood of my sister and brothers. We were brought up in an ...

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A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others

by Various Authors

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. BY CHARLES DICKENS. Stave One. MARLEY'S GHOST. Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. ...

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A Budget of Paradoxes (Complete)

by Augustus De Morgan

It is not without hesitation that I have taken upon myself the editorship of a work left avowedly imperfect by the author, and, from its miscellaneous and discursive character, difficult of completion with due regard to editorial limitations by ...

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A Burlesque Autobiography

by Mark Twain

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

ISBN: 9781613100578

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A Cadet's Honor: Mark Mallory's Heroism

by Upton Sinclair

A "YEARLING" MEETING. The whole class came to the meeting. There hadn't been such an important meeting at West Point for many a day. The yearling class had been outrageously insulted. The mightiest traditions of the academy had been violated, ...

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A Calendar of Sonnets

by Helen Hunt Jackson

O winter! frozen pulse and heart of fire, What loss is theirs who from thy kingdom turn Dismayed, and think thy snow a sculptured urn Of death! Far sooner in midsummer tire The streams than under ice. June could not hire Her roses to forego the ...

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A Canadian Farm Mystery

Or Pam the Pioneer

by Bessie Marchant

ISBN: 1230000308120

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A Canadian Heroine, a Novel (Complete)

by Mrs. Harry Coghill

It was near sunset, and the season was early summer. Every tree was in full leaf, but the foliage had still the exquisite freshness of its first tints, undimmed by dust or scorching heat. The grass was, for the present, as green as English ...

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A Candid Examination of Theism

by George John Romanes

The following essay was written several years ago; but I have hitherto refrained from publishing it, lest, after having done so, I should find that more mature thought had modified the conclusions which the essay sets forth. Judging, however, ...

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A Captain in The Ranks: A Romance of Affairs

by George Cary Eggleston

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