Biographies & Memoirs
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

* * * OLALLA * * * 'Now,' said the doctor, 'my part is done, and, I may say, with some vanity, well done. It remains only to get you ...
( Category: Anthologies August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

* * * ORIGNY SAINTE-BENOITE * * * THE COMPANY AT TABLE Although we came late for dinner, the company at table treated us to sparkling wine. 'That is how ...
( Category: Thriller & Suspense August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

CHAPTER V - AES TRIPLEX * * * THE changes wrought by death are in themselves so sharp and final, and so terrible and melancholy in their consequences, that the ...
( Category: Essays August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

CHAPTER V - RANDOM MEMORIES * * * I. - THE COAST OF FIFE MANY writers have vigorously described the pains of the first day or the first night at ...
( Category: Authors August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

* * * CHAPTER X --GOTTHOLD'S REVISED OPINION; AND THE FALL COMPLETED The Countess left poor Otto with a caress and buffet simultaneously administered. The welcome word about his wife ...
( Category: British & Irish August 7,2019 )
epub | | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

Chapter III above.] [Note 34: _Robert Hunter, Sheriff of Dumbarton_. Hunter recognised the genius in Stevenson long before the latter became known to the world, and gave him much friendly ...
( Category: British & Irish August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robert Louis Stevenson

* * * CHAPTER XVII --THE DESPATCH-BOX * * * The doctor had scarce finished his meal before he hastened with an apology to attend upon his patient; and almost ...
( Category: Biographies & Memoirs August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ambrose Bierce

* * * THE MOCKING-BIRD The time, a pleasant Sunday afternoon in the early autumn of 1861. The place, a forest's heart in the mountain region of southwestern Virginia. Private ...
( Category: Short Stories August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

CHAPTER XLVII * * * Ernest returned to Cambridge for the May term of 1858, on the plea of reading for ordination, with which he was now face to face, ...
( Category: Victorian August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:E M Forster [Forster, E M]

CHAPTER XX Margaret had often wondered at the disturbance that takes place in the world’s waters, when Love, who seems so tiny a pebble, slips in. Whom does Love concern ...
( Category: Arts & Photography August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2006-01-30 | Author:Shikibu, Murasaki

Two monks “What could possibly prick your conscience this way? His Grace has never betrayed any such feelings. It has surprised and pained him to learn how ill you are, ...
( Category: Japanese August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James Branch Cabell

* * * VIII HEART OF GOLD As Played at Paris, in the May of 1750 "Cette amoureuse ardeur qui dans les coeurs s'excite N'est point, comme l'on sçait, un ...
( Category: Suspense August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Arundhati Roy

SCANDAL IN THE PALACE This essay first appeared in Outlook magazine (India) on 26 September 2007. SCANDALS CAN be fun. Especially those that knock preachers from their pulpits and flick ...
( Category: Canadian August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Charles Brockden Brown

* * * Chapter XVI. Here, my friend, thou must permit me to pause. The following incidents are of a kind to which the most ardent invention has never conceived ...
( Category: Classics August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Charles Brockden Brown

* * * Chapter XIII Here was wrought a surprizing change in my friend. What was it that had shaken conviction so firm? Had any thing occurred during my fit, ...
( Category: Epistolary August 7,2019 )