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Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus 1820 By Mary Wollestonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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Chapter 16 "Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed? I know not; despair had not yet... More > taken possession of me; my feelings were those of rage and revenge. I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery. "When night came I quitted my retreat and wandered in the wood; and now, no longer restrained by the fear of discovery, I gave vent to my anguish in fearful howlings. I was like a wild beast that had broken the toils, destroying the objects that obstructed me and ranging through the wood with a staglike swiftness. Oh! What a miserable night I passed! The cold stars shone in mockery, and the bare trees waved their branches above me; now and then the sweet voice of a bird burst forth amidst the universal stillness.< Less
Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus 1820 By Mary Wollestonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
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Chapter 16 "Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed? I know not; despair had not yet... More > taken possession of me; my feelings were those of rage and revenge. I could with pleasure have destroyed the cottage and its inhabitants and have glutted myself with their shrieks and misery. "When night came I quitted my retreat and wandered in the wood; and now, no longer restrained by the fear of discovery, I gave vent to my anguish in fearful howlings. I was like a wild beast that had broken the toils, destroying the objects that obstructed me and ranging through the wood with a staglike swiftness. Oh! What a miserable night I passed! The cold stars shone in mockery, and the bare trees waved their branches above me; now and then the sweet voice of a bird burst forth amidst the universal stillness.< Less
Sword of Lochglen Issue 2 By Chaz Wood
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Scotland, 1933... Recently ensconced at St. Saviours' University, young William Stanley MacFaddyen has desires to become a romantic poet, an author of historical adventure novels, and above all, a... More > succesful student. Realising he has fallen hopelessly in love with his tutor, Dr. Jeanette Mackenzie, MacFaddyen finds a finds a serious obstruction to his romantic ambitions in the form of her stoic and snobbish husband, Gregor. Deciding to use the grim facts of his life as fuel for his fantasy fiction, MacFaddyen casts those around him as the heroes and villains in his epic novel, 'The Sword of Lochglen'. As reality begins to blur, life begins to get very complicated indeed... This is the second part of the complete and utterly unexpurgated confessions of William Stanley MacFaddyen.< Less
Homemade Bug Repellents By Jackie Bass
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Homemade Bug Repellents - The Complete Guide To Easy Homemade Tick, Mosquito And Bug Repellents! Summer is fun, isn’t it? The beautiful summer season could be a lot more fun if obstructions... More > like ticks, bugs, and mosquitoes stay out of your family’s way. This e-book is about how to make natural repellents to keep bugs, ticks, and mosquitoes off your body. Here you will learn all the tricks to make the best repellents which serve less harmful for your skin and more to the bugs. The repellents available in stores have high toxic level in the solution which proves bad enough for the human skin. Not only human skin is infected with toxicity but your pets and favorite plants have the adverse effects due to the toxicity. It is important to save your plants and animals too from itchy bugs and ticks, after all.< Less
Creating Eve By Chloelia Salome
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It is the year 2078, and this wondrous nation is under the control of a domineering Chancellor, who seeks the creation of an ideal human being. When his plans come into fruition and he finds just the... More > answer with the help of a team of secret scientists, the world Evadene has grown up in is about to crumble. The destruction of mankind is but one thing on the Chancellor’s list, and nothing is going to obstruct his path. One girl named Evadene will fight for everything she has, and the survival of her dying, younger brother, Micah. The clock is ticking, and she has to make some of the biggest decisions in her life—from leaving the comfort of her farming village, fighting government officials who have put a price on her head, and joining a secret underground society wrought on the principles of uprooting the current government and its Chancellor. The survival of mankind depends on one girl: Evadene. And time is almost up to save humanity from itself.< Less
Surviving Eve: Eve 1.0 Sequence By Chloelia Salome
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It is the year 2078, and this wondrous nation is under the control of a domineering Chancellor, who seeks the creation of an ideal human being. When his plans come into fruition and he finds just the... More > answer with the help of a team of secret scientists, the world Evadene has grown up in is about to crumble. The destruction of mankind is but one thing on the Chancellor’s list, and nothing is going to obstruct his path. One girl named Evadene will fight for everything she has, and the survival of her dying, younger brother, Micah. The clock is ticking, and she has to make some of the biggest decisions in her life—from leaving the comfort of her farming village, fighting government officials who have put a price on her head, and joining a secret underground society wrought on the principles of uprooting the current government and its Chancellor. The survival of mankind depends on one girl: Evadene. And time is almost up to save humanity from itself.< Less
Collisions. Espionage and Cybercrime in Science By Jan H. van Bemmel
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In the waning years of the Soviet Union scientific research falls far behind. Vasili, head of KGB, tries to gain Western knowledge by espionage. He persuades Dmitri, a physicist, to defect to the... More > USA. Dmitri obtains a position at NSF and later at FermiLab, while remaining entangled in the KGB web. After the disintegration of the Soviet Union Vasili becomes very powerful and wants to strengthen science in the new Russia. He asks Dmitri to return home, because Russian knowledge needs upgrading. Dmitri is appointed director of IHEP in Moscow. He is not successful, because the best Russian scientists have emigrated to the West. Blackmail and intimidation pursue him. To escape Vasili’s influence, Dmitri accepts a job at CERN in Geneva, where the largest particle accelerator in the world, the LHC, is under construction. Vasili now wants revenge. When he does not succeed in obtaining Western knowledge through espionage he wants to ruin Dmitri and to obstruct research at CERN.< Less
Charlotte M. Yonge Classics: Abbeychurch By Charlotte M. Yonge
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The wheels of this world go so quickly round, that I have lived to see that it would have been wiser in the clergyman to have directed rather than obstructed the so-called 'march of intellect.' I... More > have lived also to be somewhat ashamed of the exuberant outpouring of historical allusions, which, however, were perfectly natural among the set of girls from whom my experience was taken: but these defects, as well as the more serious one of tyrannical aversion to vulgarity, are too inherent in this tale to be removed, and the real lesson intended to be conveyed, of obedience and sincerity, of course remains unchanged. The later story was a rather hasty attempt to parody the modern sensation novel, as Northanger Abbey did the Radclyffe school, but it makes the mistake of having too real a mystery. However, such as they are, the two stories go forth in company, trusting that they may not prove too utterly wearisome to be brought forward this second time.< Less
The War Of Patrick O'Grady, VC By Robert Soper
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In all wars there are winners and losers. Others just grind to a halt leaving the same corrupt officials in power. The leaders draw a line under it all and move on. But the young widow who has lost a... More > husband, the parents who have buried a son and the children who will never know their father cannot move on. Nor can the seriously wounded soldier who is abandoned by his country. He can't move on. Patrick O'Grady is an Irish Catholic soldier who steps on a mine. His best friend is Ahmed Khan whose family come from the Taliban heartland of Pakistan. Both are involved and Ahmed is soon forgotten in Guantanamo Bay. Patrick strives to make a new life for his family. Both are frustrated and ignored by a politically correct Establishment that could not care less. This is the real war for Patrick O'Grady but there are no medals to be won as the bureaucrats obstruct his every move.< Less
THE WAR OF PATRICK O'GRADY, VC By Robert Soper
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In all wars there are winners and losers. Others just grind to a halt leaving the same corrupt officials in power. The leaders draw a line under it all and move on. But the young widow who has lost a... More > husband, the parents who have buried a son and the children who will never know their father cannot move on. Nor can the seriously wounded soldier who is abandoned by his country. He can't move on. Patrick O'Grady is an Irish Catholic soldier who steps on a mine. His best friend is Ahmed Khan whose family come from the Taliban heartland of Pakistan. Both are involved and Ahmed is soon forgotten in Guantanamo Bay. Patrick strives to make a new life for his family. Both are frustrated and ignored by a politically correct Establishment that could not care less. This is the real war for Patrick O'Grady but there are no medals to be won as the bureaucrats obstruct his every move.< Less

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