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Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable

Reproduction of the original: Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age Of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch

By-Gone Tourist Days: Letters of Travel

"By-gone Tourist Days: Letters of Travel" by Laura G. Case Collins. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Central-Station Electric Lighting, With Notes on the Methods Used for the Distribution of Electricity

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Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan and Lorraine, 1522-1590

Reproduction of the original: Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan and Lorraine, 1522-1590 by Julia Cartwright

Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America

"Try to be one of the people on whom nothing is lost!" Henry James as a traveler amply fulfilled his own famous directive to aspiring novelists. Collected here for the first time in two volumes, James's travel books and essays display his distinctive charm and vivacity of style, his sensuous response to the beauty of place, and his penetrating, sometimes sardonically amusing analysis of national characteristics and customs. Observant, alert, imaginative, these works remain unsurpassed guides to the countries they describe, and they form an important part of James's extraodinary achievement in literature. This volume brings together James's writings on Great Britain and America. The essays of "English Hours" convey the freshness of James's "wonderments and judgements and emotions" on first encountering the country that became his adopted home for half a century. He captures the immensely varied life of London in a series of walks through that "murky, modern Babylon, " which contains"the most romantic townvistas in the world." Lively vignettes of a winter visit to an unfashionable watering place and excursions to the cathedral towns of Wells and Salisbury are followed by a haunting evocation of the desolate Suffolk coast at Dunwich. James includes vivid accounts of New Year's weekend at a perfectly appointed country house, midsummer dog days in London, and the spectacle of the Derby at Epsom. In every essay he enriches his portrait of the English Character, governed by social conventions and yet prone to startling eccentricities. Joseph Pennell's delightful illustrations, which appeared in the original 1905 edition, are reprinted with James's text.In "The American Scene"(1907) James revisits his native country after a twenty-year absence, traveling throughout the eastern United States from Boston to Florida. Views of the Hudson River arouse memories of his own past - the river "seemed to stretch back... to the earliest outlook of my consiousness, " he writes. James's poignant rediscovery of what remained of the New York of his childhood ("the precious stretch of space between Washington Square and Fourteenth Street") contrasts with his impression of the modern commercial New York, a new city representing "a particular type of dauntless power, ... crowned not only with no history, but with no credible possiblity of time for history." Edmund Wilson, who praised "The American Scene" 's "magnificent solidity and brilliance, " remarked that "it was as if...his emotions had suddenly been given scope, his genius for expression liberated."Sixteen essays on traveling in England, Scotland, and America conclude this volume. The essays, most of which have never before been collected, range from early pieces on London, Saratoga, and Newport, to articles on World War I that are among James's final writings.

Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America

"Try to be one of the people on whom nothing is lost!" Henry James as a traveler amply fulfilled his own famous directive to aspiring novelists. Collected here for the first time in two volumes, James's travel books and essays display his distinctive charm and vivacity of style, his sensuous response to the beauty of place, and his penetrating, sometimes sardonically amusing analysis of national characteristics and customs. Observant, alert, imaginative, these works remain unsurpassed guides to the countries they describe, and they form an important part of James's extraodinary achievement in literature. This volume brings together James's writings on Great Britain and America. The essays of "English Hours" convey the freshness of James's "wonderments and judgements and emotions" on first encountering the country that became his adopted home for half a century. He captures the immensely varied life of London in a series of walks through that "murky, modern Babylon, " which contains"the most romantic townvistas in the world." Lively vignettes of a winter visit to an unfashionable watering place and excursions to the cathedral towns of Wells and Salisbury are followed by a haunting evocation of the desolate Suffolk coast at Dunwich. James includes vivid accounts of New Year's weekend at a perfectly appointed country house, midsummer dog days in London, and the spectacle of the Derby at Epsom. In every essay he enriches his portrait of the English Character, governed by social conventions and yet prone to startling eccentricities. Joseph Pennell's delightful illustrations, which appeared in the original 1905 edition, are reprinted with James's text.In "The American Scene"(1907) James revisits his native country after a twenty-year absence, traveling throughout the eastern United States from Boston to Florida. Views of the Hudson River arouse memories of his own past - the river "seemed to stretch back... to the earliest outlook of my consiousness, " he writes. James's poignant rediscovery of what remained of the New York of his childhood ("the precious stretch of space between Washington Square and Fourteenth Street") contrasts with his impression of the modern commercial New York, a new city representing "a particular type of dauntless power, ... crowned not only with no history, but with no credible possiblity of time for history." Edmund Wilson, who praised "The American Scene" 's "magnificent solidity and brilliance, " remarked that "it was as if...his emotions had suddenly been given scope, his genius for expression liberated."Sixteen essays on traveling in England, Scotland, and America conclude this volume. The essays, most of which have never before been collected, range from early pieces on London, Saratoga, and Newport, to articles on World War I that are among James's final writings.

Cosas Que Fueron

A lo largo de 1855 Pedro Antonio de Alarc?n public? en la prensa madrile?a c?lebres art?culos, como "La Noche-Buena del poeta", "El pa?uelo", "Lo que se ve con un anteojo", "La fea", "Cartas a mis muertos"..., reunidos en el a?o 1871 con el gen?rico nombre Cosas que fueron. Cosas que fueron es un cuadro de costumbres de la Espa?a del XIX.

Court Life From Within

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Covered With Mud and Glory: A Machine Gun Company in Action (“Ma Mitrailleuse”)

The author of this book, SERGEANT-MAJOR GEORGES LAFOND, of the Territorial Hussars, was in South America at the time of mobilization. He returned to France as soon as possible and joined his corps, but asked to be assigned as intelligence officer to the machine-gun sections of the first regiment of Colonial Infantry.With this picked corps, which has been decimated several times, he took part in the engagements in Champagne, on the Somme, at Lihons, Dompierre, Herb?court, and notably in the days from the first to the fifth of July, where the regiment earned its second citation and received the fourrag?re.Lafond was discharged after the battles of Maisonnette, and wrote this book of recollections in the hospital at Abbeville, and afterwards at Montpellier, where he had to undergo a severe operation. Sergeant-Major Lafond?s narrative makes no claim to literary pretension, but it is simply a collection of actual occurrences. It is a series of short narratives which give the life of a company of machine gunners from the day of its formation to the hour when it was so decimated that it had to be reorganized with men from other corps.

Curialia Miscellanea; Or Anecdotes of Old Times; Regal, Noble, Gentilitial, and Miscellaneous: Including Authentic Anecdotes of the Royal Household, and the Manners and Customs of the Court, at an Early Period of the English History (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Curialia Miscellanea; Or Anecdotes of Old Times; Regal, Noble, Gentilitial, and Miscellaneous: Including Authentic Anecdotes of the Royal Household, and the Manners and Customs of the Court, at an Early Period of the English History Mr. Pegge was led into the investigation, he says, by a natural and kind of instinc tive curiosity, and a desire of knowing what was the antit state Of the Court to which he had the honour, by the favour of his Grace William the late Duke of Devonshire. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Dagonet Abroad

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Daisy Miller – a Study

Originally published in 1897, this early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Contents include; The function of Latin, Chansons De Geste, The Matter of Britain, Antiquity in Romance, The making of English and the settlement of European Prosody, Middle High German Poetry, The 'Fox, ' The 'Rose, ' and the minor Contributions of France, Icelandic and Provencal, The Literature of the Peninsulas, and Conclusion..... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwor

Degeneration: XA-GB. …

Degeneration, and the controversy it aroused, served to define the fin de sihcle. Its targets included Nietzsche, Oscar Wilde, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Richard Wagner, Zola, and Walt Whitman.