An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews: Together With a Full Account of All That Passed Between Her and Parson Arthur Williams
An Apology For The Life Of Mrs. Shamela Andrews: Together With A Full Account Of All That Passed Between Her And Parson Arthur Williams; Whose Character Is Represented In A Manner Something Different From That Which He Bears In Pamela. The Whole Being Exact Copies Of Authentick Papers Delivered To The Editor. This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a 'fresh and newly' reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition - OCR) reproductions. 2. Correction of imperfections: As the work was re-created from the scratch, therefore, it was vetted to rectify certain conventional norms with regard to typographical mistakes, hyphenations, punctuations, blurred images, missing content/pages, and/or other related subject matters, upon our consideration. Every attempt was made to rectify the imperfections related to omitted constructs in the original edition via other references. However, a few of such imperfections which could not be rectified due to intentionalunintentional omission of content in the original edition, were inherited and preserved from the original work to maintain the authenticity and construct, relevant to the work. We believe that this work holds historical, cultural and/or intellectual importance in the literary works community, therefore despite the oddities, we accounted the work for print as a part of our continuing effort towards preservation of literary work and our contribution towards the development of the society as a whole, driven by our beliefs. We are grateful to our readers for putting their faith in us and accepting our imperfections with regard to preservation of the historical content. HAPPY READING!
Clarissa, the History of a Young Lady, Volume 6, 7, 8 and 9
Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1748. It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the English language. Samuel Richardson (1689 - 1761) was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748). Clarissa Harlowe, the tragic heroine of Clarissa, is a beautiful and virtuous young lady whose family has become wealthy only recently and now desires to become part of the aristocracy. Their original plan was to concentrate the wealth and lands of the Harlowes into the possession of Clarissa's brother James Harlowe, whose wealth and political power will lead to his being granted a title. Clarissa's grandfather leaves her a substantial piece of property upon his death, and a new route to the nobility opens through Clarissa marrying Robert Lovelace, heir to an earldom. James's response is to provoke a duel with Lovelace, who is seen thereafter as the family's enemy. James also proposes that Clarissa marry Roger Solmes, who is willing to trade properties with James to concentrate James's holdings and speed his becoming Lord Harlowe. The family agrees and attempts to force Clarissa to marry Solmes, whom she finds physically disgusting as well as boorish. In this book: Clarissa, the History of a Young Lady Volume 6, 7, 8 and 9
Looking Back: An Autobiography
"Looking Back: An Autobiography" by Merrick Abner Richardson. 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.
The Secret Service, the Field, the Dungeon, and the Escape (Expanded, Annotated)
"In view of the author's rich material, his well-known trustworthiness, and graphic descriptive powers, the publishers feel justified in predicting a work of unusual interest, containing more of the fact, incident, and romance of the war than any other which has yet appeared." NEW YORK TIMES, April 1865The remarkable Civil War career of famous New York "Tribune" journalist, Albert D. Richardson, was packed with more action, intrigue, and danger than many of his colleagues. Like war correspondents today, Richardson reported from where the shells were flying and men were dying.He was also a Union spy.He reported from the south before the war and from "Bleeding Kansas" in the fifties. He met with and discussed the war with Abraham Lincoln before heading to Vicksburg. That's all here in his classic book.And in 1863, Richardson and the other famous "Tribune" correspondent, Junius Browne, were captured while trying to run the Confederate batteries protecting the river at Vicksburg. They spent 20 months in harrowing prison conditions until their dramatic and dangerous escape through enemy territory.It's a story that should be known by every American. Richardson aspired to great literary writing but along with the danger, there is plenty of wonderful humor.Every memoir of the American Civil War provides us with another view of the catastrophe that changed the country forever.For the first time, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers, tablets, and smartphones.?Be sure to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover above or download a sample.