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Keeping up with Lizzie

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

The Honorable Socrates Potter was the only \"scientific man\" in the village of Pointview, Connecticut. In every point of manhood he was far ahead of his neighbors. In a way he had outstripped himself, for, while his ideas were highly modern, he clung to the dress and manners that prevailed in his youth. He wore broadcloth every day, a...


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Kophetua the Thirteenth

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The outburst of political speculation which followed the Renaissance is well known to us by its remarkable literature. True it is that the greater part of it is long since dead and sleeps in peace, save where every now and then its ghosts are scared by a literary historian. But this obscurity only adds to its interest, and increases at...


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Kept in the Dark

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

There came an episode in the life of Cecilia Holt which it is essential should first be told. When she was twenty-two years old she was living with her mother at Exeter. Mrs. Holt was a widow with comfortable means,—ample that is for herself and her daughter to supply them with all required by provincial comfort and provincial fashion....


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Kissing the Rod.

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 There was no name on the doorposts, nothing beyond the number--\"48\"--to serve as a guide; and yet it may be doubted whether any firm in the City was better known to the postman, the bankers\'-clerks, and all who had regular business to transact with them, than that of Streightley and Son. The firm had been Streightley and Son, and i...


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Knuckles and Gloves

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In the brickwork of a well-known London house, not far from Covent Garden, there is a stone with the date, 1636, which was cut by the order of Alexander, Earl of Stirling. It formed part of a building which sheltered successively Tom Killigrew, Denzil Hollis, and Sir Henry Vane; and that great kaleidoscope of a quack, a swordsman, and ...


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Kincaid\'s Battery

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

For the scene of this narrative please take into mind a wide quarter-circle of country, such as any of the pretty women we are to know in it might have covered on the map with her half-opened fan.


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Known to the Police

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

The kind reception accorded to a previous book encourages me to believe that another volume dealing with my experiences in the great under-world of London may not prove unacceptable.


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Kenilworth

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting “her sister and her foe,” the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have approached the task with the same feelings; for the candid Robertson himself confesses having fel...


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Kipps

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:H.G. Wells 

Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1905. Humorous yet sympathetic, this perceptive social novel is generally regarded as a masterpiece, and was the author's own favourite work.


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Knock, knock, knock

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Referred to by Henry James as 'the first novelist of his time' Ivan Turgenev's works focus on class, love and suffering. "Knock, Knock, Knock and Other Stories" with its themes of the supernatural was, therefore, something of a departure for a writer who was well known for his more humanitarian and liberal views. However, Turgenev uses...


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