World Library  

Other People Who Read A Tramp through the Bret Harte Country Also Read


 
  • Cover Image

Life in the Clearings Versus the Bush

By: Susanna Moodie

Introduction: ?Dear foster-mother, on whose ample breast. The hungry still find food, the weary rest;. The child of want that treads thy happy shore. Shall feel the grasp of poverty no more;. His honest toil meet recompense can claim. And Freedom bless him with a freeman?s name!? -- In our work of ?Roughing it in the Bush,? I endeavored to draw a picture of Canadian life, as I found it twenty years ago, in the Backwoods. My motive in giving such a melancholy narrative to...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems

By: Geoffrey Chaucer

Preface: THE object of this volume is to place before the general reader our two early poetic masterpieces?The Canterbury Tales and The Faerie Queen; to do so in a way that will render their ?popular perusal? easy in a time of little leisure and unbounded temptations to intellectual languor; and, on the same conditions, to present a liberal and fairly representative selection from the less important and familiar poems of Chaucer and Spenser. There is, it may be said at t...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Story of the Treasure Seekers

By: E. Nesbit

Then we left off going to school, and Father said we should go to a good school as soon as he could manage it. He said a holiday would do us all good. We thought he was right, but we wished he had told us he couldn?t afford it. For of course we knew. Then a great many people used to come to the door with envelopes with no stamps on them, and sometimes they got very angry, and said they were calling for the last time before putting it in other hands. I asked Eliza what th...

Read More
  • Cover Image

How Sammy Went to Coral-Land

By: Emily Paret Atwater

?Well, children,? said grandma, ?which shall it be, fairy stories, stories about giants, or ?really truly,? stories?? They had been spending a month at the seashore, grandma, Bob and Eleanor. Little Bob had been very ill in the spring, and when hot weather came the doctor ordered sea air and sea bathing to bring back color to the pale cheeks, and strength to the thin little body.

Read More
  • Cover Image

The English Governess at the Siamese Court : Being Recollections o...

By: Anna Harriette Leonowens

I have not asked your leave, dear friend, to dedicate to you these pages of my experience in the heart of an Asiatic court; but I know you will indulge me when I tell you that my single object in inscribing your name here is to evince my grateful appreciation of the kindness that led you to urge me to try the resources of your country instead of returning to Siam, and to plead so tenderly in behalf of my children.

Read More
 
1
|
2
|
3
Records: 41 - 45 of 45 - Pages: 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.