And the Blackbirds Sang

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ISBN: 9781479787425
Release Date: 2013-02-13
Number of pages: 135
Author: Patricia J. Lengi
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online And the Blackbirds Sang in PDF and EPUB “Hey, David, wait up a sec.” Long golden-blonde hair hid Jillian’s face as she bent over to tie a shoe. “Okay, two more miles before we turn around.” She wiped the sweat off her forehead, took a deep breath, and they resumed the long, seemingly effortless strides of distance runners. The dirt road curved up a hill, and Jillian looked forward to the view from the top. Dust spurted from their footsteps, and their breathing became harder as the road became steeper, but Jillian didn’t notice because she was thinking back to the day, three years ago, when she had first discovered the other side of the hill. Leaving the Bennington City limits behind, Jillian had pedaled her bike as far as she could up the country road, then pushed it slowly, slowly up the steep incline, stopping twice to rest while wondering what lay ahead. Finally, the view from the top had enchanted her. Aspen leaves whirred in the warm breeze, and an old pine shaded her as she settled back against a nearby log. Wild roses and purple lupines filled the air with a sweet scent, and tiny white flowers carpeted the ground where she sat. The Blue Mountains, whose peaks she could glimpse from her bedroom window, were a backdrop for a white cottage nestling near the banks of a stream far below. “Jill, are you in there?” David grinned at her startled expression. “I thought you must be at least on Mars.” “Oh, I’m sorry, David. I guess maybe I was lost in space. Actually, I was thinking about our run. I love going up this road and down the valley.” “Same here, but I’d rather think about winning at the state meet. Seriously, Jill, you have a great chance. I just hope to be in the top ten.” Jillian wrinkled her nose but said nothing as they breasted the hill, and she drank in the familiar scene as they descended the gravelly road and picked up the pace. The stream tumbled and gurgled and muffled their footsteps as they neared the cottage. Mrs. Sheldon, watering chrysanthemums in window boxes, waved hesitantly across to them as they ran by. A blackbird sang among the reeds along the creek, and Jillian sighed. “Do you know you always do that?” David asked. “Do what?”

The Birds of the Latin Poets

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Release Date: 1914
Number of pages: 260
Author: Ernest Whitney Martin
Publisher: Stanford University Press

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Fifty One Tales

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Release Date: 2011-10-15
Number of pages: 53
Author: Lord Dunsany
Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.

Download and read online Fifty One Tales in PDF and EPUB Fifty-One Tales is a collection of fantasy short stories by Irish writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula LeGuin and others.

Havoc s Sword

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ISBN: 9781429976558
Release Date: 2004-12-16
Number of pages: 384
Author: Dewey Lambdin
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Havoc s Sword in PDF and EPUB Dewey Lambdin's lovable but incorrigible rogue, Captain Alan Lewrie, Royal Navy, is back to cut a wide and wicked swatch through the war-torn Caribbean in an entirely new high seas adventure. It's 1798, and Lewrie and his crew of the Proteus frigate have their work cut out for them. First, he has rashly vowed to uphold a friend's honour in a duel to the death. Second, he faces the horridly unwelcome arrival of HM Government's Foreign Office agents (out to use him as their cat's-paw in impossibly vaunting schemes against the French). And last, he must engineer the showdown with his arch foe and nemesis, the hideous ogre of the French Revolution's Terror, that clever fiend Guillaume Choundas! We know Lewrie can fight, but can he be a diplomat, too? He must deal with the newly reborn United States Navy, that uneasy, unofficial "ally", and the stunning, life-altering surprise they bring. For good or ill, Lewrie's in the "quag" up to his neck, this time. Can sword, pistol, and broadsides avail, or will words, low cunning, and Lewrie's irrepressible wit be the key to his victory and survival, as even the seas cry "Havoc"?

The Master of Ballantrae

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ISBN: 9781847678072
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Canongate Books

Download and read online The Master of Ballantrae in PDF and EPUB Introduced by Roderick Watson. The Master of Ballantrae is Shakespeare’s darkest book, the strange tale of two Durie brothers whose differences symbolize the conflicting calls of romance and reason in 18th-century Scotland. Stevenson called this novel ‘a winter’s tale’, as if he were revisiting the brighter worlds of Kidnapped and Treasure Island in a bleaker light, as if the old romances could only lead us now to a wilderness of disorder, emptiness, coldness and night. The story’s conclusion bears this out: the two brothers are brought to a bleak and savage end, together and far from home, in the trackless wastes of North America. The Master of Ballantrae reviews and revises the world of the earlier novels (including Jekyll and Hyde) to make one of Stevenson’s most challenging and thought-provoking books.

Master of Ballantrae

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ISBN: 9781632098696
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Number of pages: 224
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Trajectory Inc

Download and read online Master of Ballantrae in PDF and EPUB Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "Master of Ballantrae" by Robert Louis Stevenson is set in Scotland during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, and centers around James Durie, the Master of Ballantrae and his influence on his brother, Henry and wife, Alison.

The Master of Ballantrae

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Release Date: 2011-02-25
Number of pages: 17
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.

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Master of Ballantrae A Winters Tale Easy

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ISBN: 9781425047931
Release Date: 2006-11-01
Number of pages: 376
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Download and read online Master of Ballantrae A Winters Tale Easy in PDF and EPUB The book narrates the story of two brothers, James Durie and Henry Durie. The former is an immoral person who teases and irritates his brother. It's an adventurous story full of sorrow, romance and revenge. This book of Stevenson is set in a variety of locations and keeps the readers in suspense about the next events.

Tales from a Gas Lit Graveyard

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ISBN: 9780486152622
Release Date: 2013-02-20
Number of pages: 240
Author: Hugh Lamb
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Tales from a Gas Lit Graveyard in PDF and EPUB Easy-to-use, well-illustrated volume explains grozzing, roughing, mitering, smoothing, polishing; joining bevels with lead or foil. Patterns in Victorian and contemporary styles for 14 projects: mirrors, lamps, hanging ornaments, panels.

A Night on the Moor and Other Tales of Dread

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ISBN: 1840225416
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 190
Author: R. Murray Gilchrist
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

Download and read online A Night on the Moor and Other Tales of Dread in PDF and EPUB Robert Murray Gilchrist (1868-1917) is perhaps best known for his interest in topography, and for his stories set in Derbyshire's Peak District.But he was also a master of mystery and horror, as this richly varied collection shows. If you are looking for a conventional horror story, in which the supernatural element is paramount, try 'The Crimson Weaver', 'Dame Inowslad', 'Witch In-Grain', or 'A Night on the Moor'. If you are more taken with the psychology of the participants, often allied to a fascination with the killing of friends or lovers, then 'Francis Shackerley', 'The Noble Courtesan', 'Althea Swathmore', and 'My Friend' will be right up your street.For humour we are offered the Peakland comedy of 'The Panicle' or 'A Witch in the Peak'. And when it comes to love, there are the tragic and poignant tales we might expect ('The Return', 'The Lost Mistress', ''The Madness of Betty Hooton), but also the engaging and unusual 'Bubble Magic' - a story of romantic betrayal which hints at a happy ending.

Parry to Finzi

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ISBN: 1843831740
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 463
Author: Trevor Hold
Publisher: Boydell Press

Download and read online Parry to Finzi in PDF and EPUB The works of twenty composers from the golden age of English romantic song, major figures - Parry, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Quilter, Ireland, Gurney, Warlock and Finzi - studied alongside the lesser-known.


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ISBN: UIUC:30112088377517
Release Date: 1913
Number of pages:
Author: Stanford University

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The Heritage of the Desert

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ISBN: 1595405372
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 328
Author: Zane Grey
Publisher: 1st World Publishing

Download and read online The Heritage of the Desert in PDF and EPUB Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - BUT the man's almost dead. The words stung John Hare's fainting spirit into life. He opened his eyes. The desert still stretched before him, the appalling thing that had overpowered him with its deceiving purple distance. Near by stood a sombre group of men. Leave him here, said one, addressing a gray-bearded giant. "He's the fellow sent into southern Utah to spy out the cattle thieves. He's all but dead. Dene's out-laws are after him. Don't cross Dene." The stately answer might have come from a Scottish Covenanter or a follower of Cromwell. Martin Cole, I will not go a hair's-breadth out of my way for Dene or any other man. You forget your religion. I see my duty to God.