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Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

On the death of Fleeming Jenkin, his family and friends determined to publish a selection of his various papers; by way of introduction, the following pages were drawn up; and the whole, forming two considerable volumes, has been issued in England.


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The catcher in the Rye

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:Jerome David Salinger 

The book's protagonist holden is a middle school student, was born in a rich middle-class family.He is only 16 years old, but higher than ordinary people, all day long in a trench coat, wearing a hunting hat, yu yu, unwilling to study.His all of the schools, teachers, classmates, homework, game, etc., are all sick, was the captain of t...


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Barry Lyndon

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

Irish youth Barry lyndon because his father died, had to take refuge in my uncle with my mom.Soon after the war, Britain and France had had an affair with Barry's cousin fell in love with a captain in the recruiting, Barry duel with the captain, the captain shot.In order to evade capture, he became a regiment of new recruits.From a par...


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The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

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I was born in the year one, of the present or Christian hera, and am, in consquints, seven-and-thirty years old. My mamma called me Charles James Harrington Fitzroy Yellowplush, in compliment to several noble families, and to a sellybrated coachmin whom she knew, who wore a yellow livry, and drove the Lord Mayor of London. Why she gev ...


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The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

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The Memoirs of Casanova, though they have enjoyed the popularity of a bad reputation, have never had justice done to them by serious students of literature, of life, and of history. One English writer, indeed, Mr. Havelock Ellis, has realised that ‘there are few more delightful books in the world,’ and he has analysed them in an essay ...


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Memories and Portraits

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

Two recent books [1881] one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on the divisions of races and nations. Such thoughts should arise with particular congruity and force to inhabitants of that United Kingdom, peopled from so many different stocks, babblin...


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Men Like Gods

Cate: Religious Fiction  Author:novel 

"Men Like Gods" is a 1922 novel written by H. G. Wells. It features a utopian parallel universe. The hero of the novel, Mr. Barnstaple, is a depressive journalist in the newspaper "The Liberal." At the beginning of the story, Mr. Barnstaple, as well as a few other Englishmen, are accidentally transported to the parallel world of Utopia...


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Other People's Money

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

A man must be something worse than a simpleton to still ply histrade on the high-roads, exposed to all sorts of annoyances on thepart of the gendarmes, when manufacturing and financial enterprisesoffer such a magnificently fertile field to the activity ofimaginative people.


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Men, Women and Gods

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

IT is thought strange and particularly shocking by some persons for a woman to question the absolute correctness of the Bible. She is supposed to be able to go through this world with her eyes shut, and her mouth open wide enough to swallow Jonah and the Garden of Eden without making a wry face. It is usually recounted as one of her mo...


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Mens Wives

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

In a certain quiet and sequestered nook of the retired village of London — perhaps in the neighbourhood of Berkeley Square, or at any rate somewhere near Burlington Gardens — there was once a house of entertainment called the “Bootjack Hotel.” Mr. Crump, the landlord, had, in the outset of life, performed the duties of Boots in some in...


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