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The Phantom Ship By Frederick Marryat
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less
The Rights Of Man By THOMAS PAINE
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THOMAS PAINE The Rights of Man "The Rights of Man" by Thomas Paine (see Religion, Vol. XIII) was an answer to Burke's attack on the French Revolution. It was published in two parts in 1790... More > and 1792, and is an earnest and courageous exposition of Paine's revolutionary opinions, and from that day to this has played no small part in moulding public thought. The extreme candour of his observations on monarchy led to a prosecution, and he had to fly to France. There he pleaded for the life of Louis XVI., and was imprisoned for ten months during the Terror. He left France bitterly disappointed with the failure of the republic, and passed the rest of his days in America. "Paine's ignorance," says Sir Leslie Stephen, "was vast, and his language brutal; but he had the gift of a true demagogue—the power of wielding a fine, vigorous English."< Less
Sense and Sensibility. By Jane Austen
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Sense and Sensibility, published in 1811, is a British novel by Jane Austen, her first published work under the pseudonym, "A Lady." Jane Austen is considered a pioneer of the romance genre... More > of novels, and for the realism portrayed in her novels, is one the most widely read writers in English literature. A work of romantic fiction, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England in 1792 through 1797, and portrays the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, daughters of their father Henry's second wife, Mrs. Dashwood. The sisters are starkly different from each other; Elinor is the epitome of prudence and self-control while Marianne embodies emotion and enthusiasm. Elinor, Marianne, and their younger sister, Margaret, are left in reduced circumstances when their father dies and his estate is passed onto their half-brother, John.< Less
Masterman Ready: The Wreck of the "Pacific" By Frederick Marryat
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Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet By Frederick Marryat
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less
Rattlin the Reefer By Edward Howard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less
Poor Jack By Frederick Marryat
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The Scarlet Pimpernel By Baroness Emma Orczy
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Part romance, part adventure, and part suspenseful spy thriller, The Scarlet Pimpernel is one of the first tales of the masked avenger, paving the way for swashbucklers like the Lone Ranger, Zorro,... More > and Batman. Set in 1792, this is the story of Sir Percy Blakeney, armed with only his wits and cunning, who defies the French revolutionaries to rescue innocent men, women, and children from the guillotine. The ruthless Chauvelin is determined to uncover the identity of this masked Pimpernel and hunt him down. As part of his public persona, Blakeney plays the fool—and he does it so well that even his wife considers him a useless fop. Concerned for his safety, she follows him into danger to help save him. And that’s where the story really heats up!< Less
The Privateersman By Frederick Marryat
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less
The Three Cutters By Frederick Marryat
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