This collection has the following works:
Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah, New American Edition (Complete Vol.1-2)
Jewish Angelogy And Demonolgy & The Fall... More > Of The Angels< Less
Alfred the Great by Jacob Abbott, first published in 1876.
Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred successfully defended his kingdom against the Viking attempt at conquest, and... More > by his death had become the dominant ruler in England. He is the only English monarch to be accorded the epithet "the Great". Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself "King of the Anglo-Saxons".
The thrilling story of one of the most remarkable figures in history. Recounts how Alexander ascended the Macedonian throne at the age of 20, overthrew his rival claimants, and then began preparations for the expedition against Persia. After defeating Darius, he proceeded to Egypt where he founded Alexandria, then turned back into Asia, where he subdued the most powerful nations, and in a span of eleven years conquered almost all of the known world. But, as his fortunes rose, his character deteriorated, and he died unexpectedly at the age of 33. Ages 14-18< Less
Alfred Dolge, who pioneered the world's first employer-based pension, disability compensation and profit-sharing programs, came from Germany in 1866 as a skilled piano maker and made a fortune... More > manufacturing piano components. Inspired by his father's revolutionary past, as well as by such diverse authors as Adam Smith and Karl Marx, Dolge set out to establish a social democratic utopia in central New York state where working people could share in the wealth they created. Yet in 1898 he was forced into bankruptcy through a betrayal by his closest advisers and all his promises became impossible to fulfill. This short biography is designed to introduce to the contemporary reader a long neglected forerunner of social security programs in the United States and other liberal democracies.< Less
Alfred is stuck in his day to day routine while at the same time building a legitimate space rocket in his back yard. This is a book i made for friends and for fun. the drawings are quite bad, and... More > scanned poorly, enjoy.< Less
Bill was raised on Earth, but always felt that he was destined for the stars. His recurring dreams were of a far off distant world where a man, who resembled his "Uncle Alfred", told him... More > that he and his brothers and sisters were their saviors< Less
Philip Jeffries is a soldier invalided out of the Crimean War. With a wound that will not heal, he believes he has no chance of a future. Then he meets the old 'Gramfer, ' who has a beautiful garden... More > and keeps budgerigars. Alfred is the leading budgie, and Philip comes to stay with the ‘Gramfer,’ because the little bird is friendly with him Philip's recovery is aided by a young doctor, who encourages him to take daily dips in the sea. He also meets a nurse who had attended him in the hospital at Scutari. Once more believing that he has a future ahead of him, he realizes that his love for her was not a part of his fever, but a true feeling. Finding that she is the daughter of a titled lady, he thinks he has no chance of winning her. But he has reckoned without the help of the ‘Urchin,’ a child from the local Orphanage, and Alfred.< Less