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The Shadow Out of Time by H. P. Lovecraft
The Shadow over Innsmouth by H. P. Lovecraft
The Shadow over Innsmouth is a horror novella with the aid of H. P. Lovecraft, written in November–December 1931]. It types phase of the Cthulhu Mythos, the use of its motif of a malign undersea civilization. It references countless shared factors of the Mythos, consisting of place-names, legendary creatures and invocations.
The Shaurya Unbound by Nitu And M. Dhinakaran
The lead Internal Security Fore of the country, the central Reserve Police Force holds the proud distinction of being the highest decorated Central Armed Police Force of the country. 'The Shaurya, Unbeaten', Chronicles the stories of the C.R.P.F brave hearts with indomitable courage, grit and determination in the face of adversity.
The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow
The Sheltered Life' stands as one of the most stirring epitaphs to the romantic South in American literature. In the town of Queenborough, Virginia, the Archbalds and the Birdsongs, the two remaining families on Washington Street, hold their ground and attempt to ignore the industrial invasion in the years before the first World War. Told from two perspectives - the wise outlook of elderly General Archbald, a civilized man in an uncivilized world, and the romantic vantage point of Jenny Blair, his impetuous grandchild - the story is a vivid parable of a society in decline.
The Short-story by Atkinson, Harte, Hawthorne, Irving, Kipling, Poe, and Stevenson by William Patterson Atkinson
Contents include: Introduction: I. Definition and Development, II. Forms, III. The Short-story as Narration, IV. Representative Short-stories, V. Bibliography, Washington Irving: Rip Van Winkle (1820), Edgar Allan Poe: The Gold Bug (1842), The Purloined Letter (1845), Nathaniel Hawthorne: Howe's Masquerade (1838), The Birthmark (1843), Francis Bret Harte: The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1869), Robert Louis Stevenson: The Sire de Maletroit's Door (1878), Markheim (1885) and Rudyard Kipling: Wee Willie Winkie (1888).
The Shunned House by H. P. Lovecraft
The Shunned House' is a horror novel by H. P. Lovecraft. It was first published in the October 1937 issue of "Weird Tales". It is based on an actual house in Providence, Rhode Island, built around 1763 and still standing at 135 Benefit Street; Lovecraft was familiar with the house because his aunt, Lillian Clark, lived there in 1919-20 as a companion to Mrs. H. C. Babbit. But it was another house in Elizabeth, New Jersey that actually provoked Lovecraft to write the story.
The Sick-a-Bed Lady by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei by Galileo Galilei and Johannes Kepler
"In this Discussion Kepler gives reasons for accepting Galileo’s observations—although he was not able to verify them from want of a telescope—and entirely supports Galileo’s views and conclusions, adducing his own previous speculations, or pointing out, as in the case of Galileo’s idea of earth-light on the moon, the previous conception of[ix] the same explanation of the phenomenon. He rejects, however, Galileo’s explanation of the copper colour of the moon in eclipses. Kepler ends by expressing unbounded enthusiasm at the discovery of Jupiter’s satellites, and the argument it furnishes in support of the Copernican theory." -Introduction
The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantel-piece and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle, and rolled back his left shirt-cuff. For some little time his eyes rested thoughtfully upon the sinewy forearm and wrist all dotted and scarred with innumerable puncture-marks. Finally he thrust the sharp point home, pressed down the tiny piston, and sank back into the velvet-lined arm-chair with a long sigh of satisfaction.
The Silence: What It Is and How To Use It by David V. Bush
There are steps of approach to the Silence. Stillness is one thing and the Silence is another. One may quiet himself physically and not be still, and he may be still without entering the Silence. When one becomes physically and mentally at rest, he is apt to become receptive to psychic influences; and when these are not desired it is advisable to protect oneself while mentally negative. One may affirm his Oneness with God, his being surrounded and protected by the divine Goodness, and may symbolize this by enveloping himself in thought with the white light of love or the mellowed tints of sunshine.
The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
"What's made him break out?" the comedian whispered, aside, to Adeler. For it was an open secret that this man, whose financial operations shook the thrones of monarchy, whose social fêtes were attended by the smartest people, was subject to outbursts of the kind which now saw him seated before a rapidly emptying magnum in a corner of the great restaurant. At such times he would frequent the promenades of music-halls, consorting with whom he found there, and would display the gross vulgarity of a Whitechapel pawnbroker or tenth-rate variety agent.
The Sisters Rondoli, and Other Stories by Guy de Maupassant
The Sixth Sense by Charles Henry Brent
This book was planned and promised to the publisher more than three years ago. Exacting duties have compelled the writer from time to time, to defer the completion of his undertaking. The delay has been profitable in that it has afforded opportunity for the study of recent works on kindred topics, which in some respects has modified and in some enlarged the original conception of the subject in hand. A long ocean voyage at last has provided the quiet in which to write out these thoughts.
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving
The Skull by Philip K. Dick
The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers
Only when the Nan-yang Maru sailed from Yuen-San did her terrible sense of foreboding begin to subside. For four years, waking or sleeping, the awful subconsciousness of supreme evil had never left her. But now, as the Korean shore, receding into darkness, grew dimmer and dimmer, fear subsided and grew vague as the half-forgotten memory of horror in a dream. She stood near the steamer's stern apart from other passengers, a slender, lonely figure in her silver-fox furs, her ulster and smart little hat, watching the lights of Yuen-San grow paler and smaller along the horizon until they looked like a level row of stars.
The Sleeper Awakes by H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells's dystopian novel 'The Sleeper Awakes' was first published as a book in the year 1899. It narrates the story of a man who wakes up after a very long continuous sleep of hundred and three years. What happens next to him and how the world has changed for him is told interestingly in this novel.
The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope
First published in the year 1864, the present historical romance 'The Small House at Allington' by Anthony Trollope was his fifth novel in the series named "Chronicles of Barsetshire". The plot concerns the Dale family, who live in the "Small House", a dower house intended for the widowed mother of the owner of the estate. The landowner, in this instance, is the bachelor Squire of Allington, Christopher Dale. Dale's mother having died, he has allocated the Small House, rent free, to his widowed sister-in-law and her daughters Isabella and Lilian.
The Social Cancer: A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
"On the last of October Don Santiago de los Santos, popularly known as Capitan Tiago, gave a dinner. In spite of the fact that, contrary to his usual custom, he had made the announcement only that afternoon, it was already the sole topic of conversation in Binondo and adjacent districts, and even in the Walled City, for at that time Capitan Tiago was considered one of the most hospitable of men, and it was well known that his house, like his country, shut its doors against nothing except commerce and all new or bold ideas. Like an electric shock the announcement ran through the world of parasites, bores, and hangers-on, whom God in His infinite bounty creates and so kindly multiplies in Manila. Some looked at once for shoe-polish, others for buttons and cravats, but all were especially concerned about how to greet the master of the house in the most familiar tone, in order to create an atmosphere of ancient friendship or, if occasion should arise, to excuse a late arrival." -an excerpt
The Somme: The Second Battle of the Somme (1918) by Michelin & Cie
The Son of the Wolf by Jack London
"'Carmen won't last more than a couple of days.' Mason spat out a chunk of ice and surveyed the poor animal ruefully, then put her foot in his mouth and proceeded to bite out the ice which clustered cruelly between the toes. "'I never saw a dog with a highfalutin' name that ever was worth a rap,' he said, as he concluded his task and shoved her aside. 'They just fade away and die under the responsibility. Did ye ever see one go wrong with a sensible name like Cassiar, Siwash, or Husky? No, sir! Take a look at Shookum here, he's—' Snap! The lean brute flashed up, the white teeth just missing Mason's throat." -an excerpt
The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
Dr. Howard Archie had just come up from a game of pool with the Jewish clothier and two traveling men who happened to be staying overnight in Moonstone. His offices were in the Duke Block, over the drug store. Larry, the doctor's man, had lit the overhead light in the waiting-room and the double student's lamp on the desk in the study. The isinglass sides of the hard-coal burner were aglow, and the air in the study was so hot that as he came in the doctor opened the door into his little operating-room, where there was no stove. The waiting room was carpeted and stiffly furnished, something like a country parlor. The study had worn, unpainted floors, but there was a look of winter comfort about it. The doctor's flat-top desk was large and well made; the papers were in orderly piles, under glass weights. Behind the stove a wide bookcase, with double glass doors, reached from the floor to the ceiling. It was filled with medical books of every thickness and color. On the top shelf stood a long row of thirty or forty volumes, bound all alike in dark mottled board covers, with imitation leather backs.
The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A classic romantic novel that marked the turn of the conventional romantic literature and proved to be a landmark for the Romantic Age of English literature. It was first published in the year 1774. 'The Sorrows of Young Werther' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe narrates a sad and tragic, yet romantic story of young Wether, who fall in love with a married girl and eventually, kills himself to prevent any complications in her marriage.
The Soul of Man under Socialism by Oscar Wilde
The present book is a 1891 essay written by Oscar Wilde in which he argues that, under capitalism, "the majority of people spoil their lives by an unhealthy and exaggerated altruism—are forced, indeed, so to spoil them": instead of realising their true talents, they waste their time solving the social problems caused by capitalism, without taking their common cause away. Thus, caring people "seriously and very sentimentally set themselves to the task of remedying the evils that they see in poverty but their remedies do not cure the disease: they merely prolong it" because, as Wilde puts it, "the proper aim is to try and reconstruct society on such a basis that poverty will be impossible."
The Soul of the Soldier: Sketches from the Western Battle-Front by Thomas Tiplady
"The sketches in this book and in my previous one, "The Cross at the Front," are attempts to show the soul of the soldier serving in France as I have seen it during the year and a half that I have been with him. It is a padre's privilege and duty to be the voice with which, in public worship, the soldiers speak to God; and through which their last thoughts are borne to their friends at home. He is their voice both when they are sick or wounded, and when they lie silent in the grave. He speaks of their hopes and fears, hardships and heroisms, laughter and tears. As best he may he tries to tell, to those who have a right and a longing to know, how they thought, and how they bore themselves in the great day of trial when all risked their lives and many laid them down." -Preface
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
American social scientist W. E. B. Du Bois' classic work 'The Souls of Black Folk' is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history. First published in 1903, it contains several essays on race. Some of these essays were previously published by the Atlantic Monthly magazine. To develop this work, Du Bois drew from his own experiences as an African American in the American society. Outside of its notable relevance in African-American history, 'The Souls of Black Folk' also holds an important place in social science as one of the early works in the field of sociology.
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The Source and Mode of Solar Energy Throughout the Universe by Heysinger
This work is not presented to the reader as a treatise on astronomy, although the different phenomena pertaining to that splendid science are reviewed with some detail, and the established facts bearing upon the subjects discussed are briefly cited in the very words of the great writers upon whose authority they rest. A considerable experience in chemistry, electricity, and the other allied physical sciences long since convinced the author of this work that some simple and uniform principle must control the production of the physical phenomena of astronomy,—some general law capable of being extended in its application to the widest, as well as applied to the narrowest, limits of that science. Knowing the absolute certainty of a magnetic and electrical connection between the sun and the earth, as evidenced by the reflected energy of sun-spots, auroras, etc., and that no known cause except electricity could account for some, at least, of the cometic phenomena, it seemed that any comprehensive law must at all events include this mode of energy as an effective cause, and that if the law be uniform in its application, it must equally exclude all others which may be either antagonistic or not necessary.