Poetical Works

Containing Original Poems, Tales, and Translations

Author: John Dryden





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A Perfect Treasure

An Incident in the Early Life of Marmaduke Drake, Esq

Author: James Payn




Page: 354

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The Brahmins' Treasure, Or, Colonel Thorndyke's Secret

Author: George Alfred Henty



Category: Adventure stories

Page: 366

View: 438

Colonel Thorndyke brought home from India a diamond bracelet stolen from a Hindu idol by a British soldier. Theft from a Hindu temple was considered a crime in India, obligating one or more persons to hunt down the thief and bring back what was stolen. The members of the Thorndyke family soon learned that they were being watched but could not determine whether by English highwaymen or Indian pursuers. A mysterious death followed, and this determined Mark Thorndyke, the hero of the tale, to become a detective in the London police force for the purpose of unraveling the mystery.

THE GREAT SEA ADVENTURE - Pirate Novels, Treasure-Hunt Tales & Maritime Stories

47 Books: The Sea Wolf, Moby Dick, Lord Jim, Captain Blood, Robinson Crusoe, The Pirate, Treasure Island…

Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: e-artnow


Category: Fiction

Page: 13046

View: 512

The goal of this collection of the greatest sea adventure novels is to awake your lust of voyage, your sense of adventure and the joy of discovery. Content: Captain Charles Johnson: The History of Pirates R. L. Stevenson: Treasure Island Jack London: The Sea Wolf The Mutiny of the Elsinore A Son of the Sun Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe Captain Singleton Tobias Smollett: The Adventures of Roderick Random Walter Scott: The Pirate Frederick Marryat: Mr. Midshipman Easy Masterman Ready; Or, The Wreck of the "Pacific" Edgar Allan Poe: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket James Fenimore Cooper: The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea The Red Rover Afloat and Ashore: A Sea Tale Miles Wallingford Homeward Bound; Or, The Chase: A Tale of the Sea Thomas Mayne Reid: The Ocean Waifs: A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea Victor Hugo: Toilers of the Sea Herman Melville: Redburn White-Jacket Moby Dick Benito Cereno R. M. Ballantyne: The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean Fighting the Whales Jules Verne: The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras In Search of the Castaways; Or, The Children of Captain Grant 20 000 Leagues under the Sea Dick Sand: A Captain at Fifteen An Antarctic Mystery L. Frank Baum: Sam Steele's Adventures on Land and Sea Randall Parrish: Wolves of the Sea Charles Boardman Hawes: The Dark Frigate The Mutineers Joseph Conrad: The Nigger of the 'Narcissus' Lord Jim Typhoon The Shadow Line The Arrow of Gold Rudyard Kipling: Captains Courageous Ralph Henry Barbour: The Adventure Club Afloat Rafael Sabatini: Captain Blood The Sea-Hawk Jeffery Farnol: Black Bartlemy's Treasure Martin Conisby's Vengeance Henry De Vere Stacpoole: The Blue Lagoon The Garden of God

The Composition of Sense in Gertrude Stein's Landscape Writing

Author: Linda Voris

Publisher: Springer


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 264

View: 838

This book offers a bold critical method for reading Gertrude Stein’s work on its own terms by forgoing conventional explanation and adopting Stein’s radical approach to meaning and knowledge. Inspired by the immanence of landscape, both of Provence where she travelled in the 1920s and the spatial relations of landscape painting, Stein presents a new model of meaning whereby making sense is an activity distributed in a text and across successive texts. From love poetry, to plays and portraiture, Linda Voris offers close readings of Stein’s most anthologized and less known writing in a case study of a new method of interpretation. By practicing Stein’s innovative means of making sense, Voris reveals the excitement of her discoveries and the startling implications for knowledge, identity, and intimacy.

A Paraguayan Treasure

The Search and the Discovery

Author: Alexander Francis Baillie

Publisher: London : Simpkin, Marshall



Page: 368

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The Home Treasure

A Guide to Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Author: Ransom Sabin



Category: Child rearing

Page: 480

View: 494

The Treasure-finders

A Boy's Adventures in Nicaragua

Author: James Otis



Category: Adventure stories

Page: 288

View: 314

The Aztec Treasure-house

A Romance of Contemporaneous Antiquity

Author: Thomas Allibone Janvier



Category: Aztecs

Page: 446

View: 923

A group of men search for an Aztec treasure.

The Treasure of the Ice

A Romance

Author: Eugene Shade Bisbee



Category: Fantasy fiction, American

Page: 280

View: 727