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Arms and the Man By Bernard Shaw
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Arms and the Man is a comedy by George Bernard Shaw, whose title comes from the opening words of Virgil's Aeneid, in Latin: Arma virumque cano ("Of arms and the man I sing").The play was... More > first produced on 21 April 1894 at the Avenue Theatre and published in 1898 as part of Shaw's Plays Pleasant volume, which also included Candida, You Never Can Tell, and The Man of Destiny. Arms and the Man was one of Shaw's first commercial successes. He was called onto stage after the curtain, where he received enthusiastic applause. Amidst the cheers, one audience member booed. Shaw replied, in characteristic fashion, "My dear fellow, I quite agree with you, but what are we two against so many? Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arms_and_the_Man Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
In the Mahdi's Grasp By George Manville Fenn
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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: Lancelot Speed (1860–1931) was a Victorian illustrator of... More > books, usually of a fantastical or romantic nature. He is probably most well known for his illustrations for Andrew Lang's fairy story books. Speed is credited as the designer on the 1916 silent movie version of the novel She by H. Rider Haggard, which he had illustrated.He was also the director of a number of early British silent films.Lancelot Speed's cartoon work is the source of the nickname for the colourful commander of the WWII Special Forces unit "Popski's Private Army". Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Peniakoff DSO MC, a Belgian of White Russian descent, was called "Popski" by Bill Kennedy Shaw, the Intelligence Officer of the Long Range Desert Group, because his signallers had trouble with the spelling of his surname. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot_Speed< Less
The Story of General Gordon By Jean Lang
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Victor Hugo: His Life and Work By George Barnett Smith
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Poems (1840 to 1878) By John William Burgon
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A facsimile of John William Burgon's 1885 collection of poems.
Poems (1840 to 1878) By John William Burgon
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A facsimile of John William Burgon's 1885 collection of poems.
Mogens and Other Stories By J. P. (Jens Peter) Jacobsen
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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: Jens Peter Jacobsen (7 April 1847 – 30 April 1885) was a... More > Danish novelist, poet, and scientist, in Denmark often just written as "J. P. Jacobsen" (and pronounced "I. P. Jacobsen"). He began the naturalist movement in Danish literature and was a part of the Modern Breakthrough.Jacobsen was born in Thisted in Jutland, the eldest of the five children of a prosperous merchant. He went to school in Copenhagen and was a student at the University of Copenhagen in 1868. As a boy, he showed a remarkable talent for science, in particular botany. In 1870, although he was already secretly writing poetry, Jacobsen adopted botany as a profession. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jens_Peter_Jacobsen< Less
Roughing It in the Bush By Susanna Moodie
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Roughing It in the Bush (Full title: Roughing It in The Bush: or, Forest Life in Canada) is an account of life as a Canadian settler by Susanna Moodie. Moodie immigrated to Upper Canada (soon to... More > become Canada West), near modern-day Peterborough, Ontario during the 1830s. At the suggestion of her editor, she wrote a "guide" to settler life for British subjects considering coming to Canada. Roughing It in the Bush was first published in London in 1852 (then Toronto in 1871). It was Moodie's most successful literary work. The work is part memoir, part novelization of her experiences, and is structured as a chronological series of sketches.Publisher Richard Bentley's foreword to the third edition published in London in 1854 describes the "Canadian mania" that "pervaded the middle ranks of British society" in the 1830s. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roughing_it_in_the_Bush Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Eve of St. Agnes By John Keats
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Reprint of the classic 1885 illuminated edition of John Keats' famous poem.
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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Huckleberry Finn or simply Huck Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in February 1885. Commonly recognized as one of the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American... More > literature to be written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism.< Less

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