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1984

By: George Orwell

Excerpt: Chapter One. It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.

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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Adventures in Wonderland : Issue 2

By: Lev Gleason Publications
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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

Teenage twins James and Samantha Blake are caught up in a seemingly random terrorist bombing while on a school trip. Many of their friends are killed. When the twins wake up in hospital, their lives have changed forever.The doctors are amazed at the speed with which James and Sam recover from their injuries and, when the twins begin to exhibit extraordinary powers, it is obvious that something incredible has happened.As James and Sam attempt to overcome their fears and e...

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Final Memorials of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Chemical Abstracts : Vol. 9

By: American Chemical Society. Chemical Abstracts Service

Cotton

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Hindu-Pariwar-Meemansa

By: Sri Haridatt Vedalankar
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O Haloa, Ka Hawaii Mua Loa

By: William H. Wilson

The internationally known Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to revitalize the nearly extinct Hawaiian language and establish schools taught entirely through that language. The following year, the organization founded the first Punana Leo school which was also the first Native American language immersion school in the United States. After the Punana Leo families changed an 1896 law banning Hawaiian language schools, the Punana...

O Wakea, o ia hoi ka makuakane o na mokupuni o Hawaii nei, o ia ke kane. O Hoohokukalani ka wahine. Hapai o Hoohokukalani a nui aela kona opu. O kana pepe mua ana keia, o ia hoi kana hiapo. Hanau o Hoohokukalani. He pepe eepa kana; he keiki alualu. Olelo ia o ia e kanu i ia pepe ma ka aoao hikina o ka hale, o ia hoi ma ka aoao e pii mai ai ka la i ke kakahiaka.

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Devils and the Wonder Glasses

By: Star Comics

Description: First 3D comic to be published in India.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow : Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Proceedings o...

By: Maine Historical Society, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, Burrage, Henry S., Henry Sweetser, 1837-1926
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Big Cats

By: Angela Beesley

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Introduction: Foreword to Parents. Wikijunior books welcomes you to Big Cats, a free children's book from the Wikibooks community. Big cats are some of Earth's grandest treasures, and their stories excite the imagination of kids of all ages. Many of these lords of the wild are endangered, and the children who will one day shoulder our responsibilities need to learn to admire and love our world...their world. After all we appreciate what we understand, and save what we ap...

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The Duchess of Padua

By: Oscar Wilde

Excerpt: SCENE The Market Place of Padua at noon; in the background is the great Cathedral of Padua; the architecture is Romanesque, and wrought in black and white marbles; a flight of marble steps leads up to the Cathedral door; at the foot of the steps are two large stone lions; the houses on each aide of the stage have coloured awnings from their windows, and are flanked by stone arcades; on the right of the stage is the public fountain, with a triton in green bronze ...

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The Adventure of the Dying Detective

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpt: Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes, was a long-suffering woman. Not only was her first?floor flat invaded at all hours by throngs of singular and often undesirable characters but her remarkable lodger showed an eccentricity and irregularity in his life which must have sorely tried her patience. His incredible untidiness, his addiction to music at strange hours, his occasional revolver practice within doors, his weird and often malodorous scientific exp...

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The Girl Who Was the Ring

By: George Bird Grinnell

Excerpt: Grinnell, George Bird. The Girl Who Was the Ring. Harper's Monthly 102 (Feb. 1901): 425-30. Of all the games played by men among the Pawnee Indians, none was so popular as the stick game. This was an athletic contest between pairs of young men, and tested their fleetness, their eyesight, and their skill in throwing the stick. The implements used were a ring six inches in diameter, made of buffalo rawhide, and two elaborate and highly ornamented slender sticks, o...

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Hindi Mahabharat 1

By: Ramnaresh Tripathi
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Mohamet and His Successors

By: Washington Irving

Excerpt: IT is the intention of the author in the following pages, to trace the progress of the Moslem dominion from the death of Mahomet, in A. D. 622, to the invasion of Spain, in A. D. 710. In this period, which did not occupy fourscore and ten years, and passed within the lifetime of many an aged Arab, the Moslems extended their empire and their faith over the wide regions of Asia and Africa, subverting the empire of the Khosrus; subjugating great territories in Indi...

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General Alumni Catalogue, 1916

By: New York University; Maxwell, W. J
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Botany [A Lecture Delivered at Columbia University in the Series o...

By: Richards, Herbert Maule, 1871-1928
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The Seven Ages of Man: From Shakespeare's as You Like It.

By: William Shakespeare
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Prufrock and Other Observations

By: T. S. Eliot

The yellow fog that rubs its back upon the window-panes, The yellow smoke that rubs its muzzle on the window-panes, Licked its tongue into the corners of the evening, Lingered upon the pools that stand in drains, Let fall upon its back the soot that falls from chimneys, Slipped by the terrace, made a sudden leap, And seeing that it was a soft October night, Curled once about the house, and fell asleep.

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