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Fragments of an Intimate Diary By HENRI FRÉDÉRIC AMIEL
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HENRI FRÉDÉRIC AMIEL Fragments of an Intimate Diary Henri Frédéric Amiel, born at Geneva on September 21, 1821, was educated there, and later at the University of Berlin;... More > and held a professorship at the University of Geneva from 1849 until his death, on March 11, 1881. The "Journal Intime," of which we give a summary, was published in 1882-84, and an English translation by Mrs. Humphrey Ward appeared in 1885. The book has the profound interest which attaches to all genuine personal confessions of the interior life; but it has the further claim to notice that it is the signal expression of the spirit of its time, though we can no longer call it the modern spirit. The book perfectly renders the disillusion, languor and sentimentality which characterise a self-centred scepticism. It is the record, indeed, of a morbid mind, but of a mind gifted with extraordinary acuteness and with the utmost delicacy of perception.< Less
A Diplomat In Japan By Ernest Mason Satow
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A Diplomat In Japan, subtitled The inner history of the critical years in the evolution of Japan when the ports were opened and the monarchy restored, recorded by a diplomatist who took an active... More > part in the events of the time, with an account of his personal experiences during that period. The first portion of this book was written at intervals between 1885 and 1887, during my tenure of the post of Her Majesty's minister at Bangkok. I had but recently left Japan after a residence extending, with two seasons of home leave, from September 1862 to the last days of December 1882, and my recollection of what had occurred during any part of those twenty years was still quite fresh. A diary kept almost uninterruptedly from the day I quitted home in November 1861 constituted the foundation, while my memory enabled me to supply additional details. (Excerpt from the book's preface)< Less
What Is Christian Science? By M. M. (Mangasar Mugurditch) Mangasarian
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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: Mangasar Magurditch Mangasarian (December 29, 1859–June 26,... More > 1943) was an American rationalist and secularist of Armenian descent.Born in Mashger (now within Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire, he attended Robert College in Constantinople, and was ordained as minister in Marsovan in 1878. In about 1880 he enrolled at Princeton University. He was pastor at a Presbyterian church in Philadelphia from 1882 to 1885, when he resigned, becoming an independent preacher and a lecturer on "independent religion" in New York. In 1892 he became leader of the Ethical Culture Society of Chicago, a group established by Felix Adler. In 1900 he organized the Independent Religious Society of Chicago, a rationalist group, of which he remained pastor until 1925. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._M._Mangasarian< Less
A History of Freedom of Thought By J. B. (John Bagnell) Bury
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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: John Bagnell Bury (16 October 1861 – 1 June 1927), known as... More > J. B. Bury, was an Irish historian, classical scholar, Medieval Roman historian and philologist. He objected to the label "Byzantinist" explicitly in the preface to the 1889 edition of his Later Roman Empire.Bury was born and raised in Clontibret, County Monaghan, where his father was Rector of the Anglican Church of Ireland. He was educated first by his parents and then at Foyle College in Derry and Trinity College in Dublin, where he was elected a scholar in classics in 1879, graduated in 1882, and was made a fellow in 1885 at the age of 24. In 1893 he gained a chair in Modern History at Trinity College, which he held for nine years. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Bury< Less
Wild Life in a Southern County By Richard Jefferies
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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: John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887)... More > was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction.Jeffries' corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Jefferies< Less
Field and Hedgerow: Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies By Richard Jefferies
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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: John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887)... More > was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction.Jeffries' corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Jefferies< Less
Round About a Great Estate By Richard Jefferies
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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: John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887)... More > was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction.Jeffries' corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Jefferies< Less
Fragments of an Intimate Diary [Christmas Summary Classics] By Henri Frédéric Amiel
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Henri Frédéric Amiel, born at Geneva on September 21, 1821, was educated there, and later at the University of Berlin; and held a professorship at the University of Geneva from 1849 until his death, on March 11, 1881. The "Journal Intime," of which we give a summary, was published in 1882-84, and an English translation by Mrs. Humphrey Ward appeared in 1885. The book has the profound interest which attaches to all genuine personal confessions of the interior life; but it has the further claim to notice that it is the signal expression of the spirit of its time, though we can no longer call it the modern spirit. For more eBooks visit www.kartindo.com< Less
After London; Or, Wild England By Richard Jefferies
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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: John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887)... More > was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction.Jeffries' corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Jefferies< Less
Saved at Sea A Lighthouse Story By O. F., Mrs. Walton
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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: Amy Catherine Walton (9 August 1849 – 1939), better known... More > as Mrs O. F. Walton, was a British author of Christian children's books, mainly but not exclusively fiction. She was born Amy Catherine Deck and died in Leigh, Kent in 1939.Amy was the daughter of the vicar of St Stephen's Church, Spring Street, Hull.Her career as an author began with My Mates And I, written in 1870 but not published until 1873. Her first published work was My Little Corner in 1872. In 1874 came one of her most famous books, Christie's Old Organ, which has been regularly reprinted up to the present day. It is the story of orphaned Christie and his friend, the aged organ-grinder Treffy. It was introduced to Japan in 1882 and was published in 1885 by the translation of Tajima Kashi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Catherine_Walton< Less

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