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The Baron's Quarry

By: Egerton Castle

... THE BARON'S QUARRY by EGERTON CASTLE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ... ... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE BARON'S QUARRY Author: EGERTON CASTLE Language: English Subject: Fic... ...n World Public Library.org Title: THE BARON'S QUARRY Author: EGERTON CASTLE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World ... ...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...... ... remote Ireland. Now, being in Bukowina, within measurable distance of his Carpathian abode, and curious to see a Polish lord at home, I remembered... ...ween two wood−covered folds of ground—the first eastern spurs of the great Carpathian chain. "'There stands Yany,' said he. I looked at my far−off... ...ly: "And I confess it seemed to me a little strong even for a baron in the Carpathians. The travelers were our quarry. But the reason why the Lor...

...ing theories on every department of human knowledge or conducting paradoxical arguments without a single inflection or pause of hesitation. ?I am, on the contrary, much interested in your hunting talk. To paraphrase a well?worn quotation somewhat widely, nihil humanum a me alienum est. Even hunting stories may have their point of biological interest; the philologist someti...

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The Carpathian Castle

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... Series The Extraordinary Voyages #37 ... ... Claudius Bombarnac The Carpathian Castle (French: Le Château des Carpathes) is a novel by Jule... ... Claudius Bombarnac The Carpathian Castle (French: Le Château des Carpathes) is a novel by Jules Ve... ... Claudius Bombarnac The Carpathian Castle (French: Le Château des Carpathes) is a novel by Jules Verne first p... ...rnal links 4 Title The original French title was Le Château des Carpathes and in English there... ... des Carpathes and in English there are some alternate titles, such as The Castle of the Carpathians, The Castle in Transylvania, and Rodolphe de Gort... ... and in English there are some alternate titles, such as The Castle of the Carpathians, The Castle in Transylvania, and Rodolphe de Gortz; or the Cast... ...the Carpathians, The Castle in Transylvania, and Rodolphe de Gortz; or the Castle of the Carpathians. Synopsis ... ...s, The Castle in Transylvania, and Rodolphe de Gortz; or the Castle of the Carpathians. Synopsis In the village...

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The Baron's Quarry

By: Egerton Castle

...THE BARON'S QUARRY by EGERTON CASTLE The Baron's Quarry Egerton Castle Copyright © 2002 All Right... ...THE BARON'S QUARRY by EGERTON CASTLE The Baron's Quarry Egerton Castle Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved Worl... ... Library, Public Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - To download the PDF version of this document become a member of the World eBook Library... ...a member of the World eBook Library Consortia and gain unlimited access to the enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Co... ... remote Ireland. Now, being in Bukowina, within measurable distance of his Carpathian abode, and curious to see a Polish lord at home, I remembered hi... ...ween two wood-covered folds of ground—the first eastern spurs of the great Carpathian chain. "'There stands Yany,' said he. I looked at my far-off go... ...y: "And I confess it seemed to me a little strong even for a baron in the Carpathians. The travelers were our quarry. But the reason why the Lord of ...

...ling theories on every department of human knowledge or conducting paradoxical arguments without a single inflection or pause of hesitation. I am, on the contrary, much interested in your hunting talk. To paraphrase a well-worn quotation somewhat widely, nihil humanum a me alienum est. Even hunting stories may have their point of biological interest; the philologist someti...

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Carpathian Mountains

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... Inner Western Carpathians, High Tatras, Slovakia ... ... Satellite image of the Carpathians ... ... Satellite image of the Carpathians Coun... ...n Alps The Carpathian Mountains or Carpathians are a range of mountains forming an... ... Alps The Carpathian Mountains or Carpathians are a range of mountains forming an arc... ... km (932 mi) long across Central and Eastern Europe, making them the second-longest mountain range in Europe (after the Scandinavian Mountai... ... View of Spiš Castle in Slovakia, from the Branisko Pass ...

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Authenticated Vampire Story

By: Franz Hartmann

... Library, Public Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - To download the PDF version of this document become a member of the World eBook Library... ...a member of the World eBook Library Consortia and gain unlimited access to the enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Co... ... text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access to the world's largest PDF eBook Collection (60,000+ and growing daily). To j... ... Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B— had been burned by the populace, because there was a great mor... ...pposed to be the last Count B—, who died and acquired that reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mountains... ...hat reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mountains and was formerly a fortification against the Turks. It... ... known journal and who had spent several months in the neighborhood of the castle. From him I obtained the following account and it appears that the v...

...On June 10, 1909, there appeared in a prominent Vienna paper (the Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B— had been burned by the populace, because there was a great mortality among the peasant children, and it was generally believed that th...

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Vysoká (Carpathian mountain)

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...on Location Malé Karpaty (Little Carpathians) ... ...Easiest route from Zochova chata Vysoká is the second-highest mountain in the Litt... ... from Zochova chata Vysoká is the second-highest mountain in the Little Carpathians mountains, part of the Carp... ...nd-highest mountain in the Little Carpathians mountains, part of the Carpathians mountain range, located above the village Kuchyňa in Slovakia. The mo... ..., located above the village Kuchyňa in Slovakia. The mountain is part of Nature Reserve Vysoká protected area. The 754-meter (2,474 ft) AMSL high... ...rve Vysoká protected area. The 754-meter (2,474 ft) AMSL high peak offers views of the surrounding Little Carpathians' relief, Tribeč mountains, ... ...ta and Kuchyňa. There are many popular tourism locations nearby (observation tower Veľká homoľa, Červený Kameň Castle, Štúr's way and others). ...

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An Authenticated Vampire Story

By: Franz Hartmann

...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...he Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B— had been burned by the populace, because there was a great m... ...supposed to be the last Count B—, who died and acquired that reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mountai... ... that reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mountains and was formerly a fortification against the Turks. ... ...ll known journal and who had spent several months in the neighborhood of the castle. From him I obtained the following account and it appears that the...

...Excerpt: On June 10, 1909, there appeared in a prominent Vienna paper (the Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B? had been burned by the populace, because there was a great mortality among the peasant children, and it was generally believed that th...

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Vajdahunyad Castle

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...: For the castle in present-day Hunedoara, Romania, see Hunyad Castle . Vajdahunyad Castle ( Hungarian : Vajdahunyad vára ) is a cas... ... Vajdahunyad Castle ( Hungarian : Vajdahunyad vára ) is a castle in the City Park of Budapest, Hungary . It was built between 1896 and 1908... ...rk of Budapest, Hungary . It was built between 1896 and 1908 as part of the Millennial Exhibition which celebrated the 1000 years of Hungary since ... ...hich celebrated the 1000 years of Hungary since the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin in 895. The castle was designed by Ignác Alpár to f... ... celebrated the 1000 years of Hungary since the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin in 895. The castle was designed by Ignác Alpár to featu... ...Hungary since the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin in 895. The castle was designed by Ignác Alpár to feature copies of several landmark ... ...dings from different parts the Kingdom of Hungary, especially the Hunyad Castle in Transylvania (now in Romania ). As the castle contains parts ...

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Authenticated Vampire Story

By: Franz Hartmann

...... ...ias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educato... ...o serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as wel... ...the Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B had been burned by the populace, because there was a great ... ... supposed to be the last Count B , who died and acquired that reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mounta... ...d that reputation. The castle was situated in a wild and desolate part of the Carpathian Mountains and was formerly a fortification against the Turks.... ...ell known journal and who had spent several months in the neighborhood of the castle. From him I obtained the following account and it appears that th...

...Excerpt: On June 10, 1909, there appeared in a prominent Vienna paper (the Neues Wiener Journal) a notice (which I herewith enclose) saying that the castle of B had been burned by the populace, because there was a great mortality among the peasant children, and it was generally believed that thi...

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The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians

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... Country Czechoslovakia The Mysterious Castle in the Carp... ... Country Czechoslovakia The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians[2] (Cze... ...ntry Czechoslovakia The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians[2] (Czech: Tajemství ... ... The Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians[2] (Czech: Tajemství hradu v Karpatech, literally "The Mystery/Secret of the Castle ... ...he Mysterious Castle in the Carpathians[2] (Czech: Tajemství hradu v Karpatech, literally "The Mystery/Secret of the Castle in the Carpathians") is a ... ...Castle in the Carpathians[2] (Czech: Tajemství hradu v Karpatech, literally "The Mystery/Secret of the Castle in the Carpathians") is a 1981 Czechoslo... ... the Carpathians") is a 1981 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Oldřich Lipský. It is based on Jules Verne's novel The Carpathian Castle (called Taj... ... Carpathians") is a 1981 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Oldřich Lipský. It is based on Jules Verne's novel The Carpathian Castle (called Tajemný... ...s") is a 1981 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Oldřich Lipský. It is based on Jules Verne's novel The Carpathian Castle (called Tajemný hrad v Kar...

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Orlando Furioso

By: Ludovico Ariosto

...c Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - This eBook was obtained from the World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membersh... ...e World eBook Library Consortia enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Consortia is only $8.95 per year. Your $8.95 help... ...or text to speak. Let your computer read to you. Join now and gain access to the world's largest PDF eBook Collection (60,000+ and growing daily). To... ...do is now indifferent. Eventually, Orlando and Ranaldo arrive at Angelica's castle. Others also gather at Angelica's castle, including Agricane, King... ... a Holy War between Pagans and Christians ensues. Ranaldo leaves Angelica's castle, and Angelica and a very love-sick (but very chaste and proper) Or... ...ing a Christian. By the end of the poem, Ruggiero is imprisoned in Atlantes' castle. However, Bradamante (who has decided to follow her heart) is in p... ...rds his Syrian realm had shaped his way. XXVII "But as we scoured the fell Carpathian sea, With flowing sheet, at distance from the shore, A storm...

...INTRODUCTION: This work is a continuation of the Orlando Innamorato of Matteo Maria Boiardo, which was left unfinished upon the author's death in 1494. It begins more or less at the point where Boiardo left it. This is a brief synopsis of Boiardo's work, omitting most o...

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Der Herr der Liebe

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...e, Halbblut . Lang himself is said to have acted in a supporting role. The film is now considered to be lost . Plot Residing in a castle in ... ...ng role. The film is now considered to be lost . Plot Residing in a castle in the Carpathian Mountains, Hungarian nobleman Vasile Disecu becom... ...ilm is now considered to be lost . Plot Residing in a castle in the Carpathian Mountains, Hungarian nobleman Vasile Disecu becomes infatuated w... ...untains, Hungarian nobleman Vasile Disecu becomes infatuated with Suzette, the daughter of his neighbor. He mistakes Stefana, a maid who is secretly i...

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Macmillan's Reading Books

...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ... ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS. ......21 CASTLES IN THE AIR. ...................................................... ... REPORT OF AN ADJUDGED CASE, NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OF THE BOOKS. • CASTLES IN THE AIR. • THE INCHCAPE BELL. • THE DEATH OF NELSON. • BATT... ...ndlelight—Eyes should be shut! COWPER. * * * * * CASTLES IN THE AIR. Alnaschar was a very idle fellow, that never would se... ...witzerland, and poplar valleys of France, and dark forests of the Danube and Carpathians stretch from the mouths of the Loire to those of the Volga, s...

...Excerpt: This seems a fitting place in which to explain the general aim of this series of Reading Books. Primarily, it is intended to provide a systematic course for use in schools which are under State inspection; and, with this view, each Book in the series, after the Primer, is...

...Table of Contents: MacMillan's Reading Books, 1 -- Anonymous, 1 -- Preface TO BOOK V, 3 -- Introduction, 4 -- INCIDENT IN THE LIFE OF DR. JOHNSON, 6 -- THE OLD PHILOSOPHER AND THE YOUNG LADY, 6 -- MEN OF ENGLAND, 9 -- BARBABA S??, 10 -- A BALLAD, 12 -- DR. ARNOLD, 17 -- MARTYRS, 18 -- A PSALM OF LIFE, 19 -- BOYHOOD'S WORK, 20 -- WORK IN THE WORL...

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Bojkovice

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...Bojkovice is a town in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic . It is part of the region of Slo... ...han administrative unit. With its population of 4760 people it ranks among the smaller towns of the Czech Republic. It lies in the White Carpathian ... ...anks among the smaller towns of the Czech Republic. It lies in the White Carpathian Mountains, which has the status of a protected landscape area. ... ...the Czech Republic. It lies in the White Carpathian Mountains, which has the status of a protected landscape area. History The history of the tow... ... Officially, the town was given its status in 1965. Places of interest Castle Nový Světlov: the original fort was built in 1480s to protect the to... ...ect the town from the attacks of Hungarians. Later it was converted into a castle in the Neo-gothic style . There are only two other castles built i... ... are only two other castles built in the same style - Hluboká nad Vltavou Castle in the Czech Republic and Miramare in Italy . Museum of local fo...

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Stories by Modern English Authors Classic Mystery and Detective Stories

By: Julian Hawthorne

...... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...erve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well a... ...-) A Case of Identity A Scandal in Bohemia The Red-Headed League EGERTON CASTLE (1858-) The Baron's Quarry STANLEY J. WEYMAN (1855-) The Fowl in th... ... A Case of Identity A Scandal in Bohemia The Red-Headed League EGERTON CASTLE (1858-) The Baron's Quarry STANLEY J. WEYMAN (1855-) The Fowl in ... ...ington Substitution Scandal it was of use to me, and also in the Arnsworth Castle business. A married woman grabs at her baby--an unmarried one reache... ... remote Ireland. Now, being in Bukowina, within measurable distance of his Carpathian abode, and curious to see a Polish lord at home, I remembered hi... ...een two wood-covered folds of ground--the first eastern spurs of the great Carpathian chain. "'There stands Yany,' said he. I looked at my far-off go... ...y: "And I confess it seemed to me a little strong even for a baron in the Carpathians. The travelers were our quarry. But the reason why the Lord of...

...Somewhere in the Other World, where there are books and pictures and plays and shop windows to look at, and thousands of men who spend their lives in building up all four, lives a gentleman who writes real stories about the real insides o...

...Table of Contents RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-) My Own True Ghost Story The Sending of Dana Da In the House of Suddhoo His Wedded Wife A. CONAN DOYLE (1859-) A Case of Identity A Scandal in Bohemia The Red-Headed League EGERTON CASTLE (1858-) The Baron's Quarry STANLEY J. WEYMAN (1855-) The Fowl ...

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Józef Kasparek

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...mov (in German, Braunau), Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire, in what is now the Czech Republic, near that country's border with what was then German Si... ... German Silesia and is now Poland's Lower Silesian Province. Kasparek was the son of Teodor Kasparek (1867–1940) and Emilia, née Obst. The father was... ...-father's conservatism and Germanic-culture orientation, he had co-founded the Polish Socialist Party with Ignacy DaszyńskiIgnacy Daszyński, Pamiętnik... ...hort stories that was about to be published when World War II supervened. Carpathian Rus In late 1938, soon after the Munich Conference, Józef Kaspar... ... and carry out, under Polish General Staff direction, covert operations in Carpathian Rus. The object of (Operation Crowbar)—Kasparek was unaware of ... ...d restore that easternmost, smallest region of Czechoslovakia to Hungary. Carpathian Rus was being turned by the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalis... ...ent to Żółkiew for maps and, at 16th-century Hetman Stanisław Żółkiewski's castle, met Colonel Stanisław Maczek (who later in the war, in Great Britai... ...ed Kasparek, who had just been wounded by a German aerial bomb outside the castle, to a newly formed artillery battery, thereby liberating him from hi...

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The Lock and Key Library

By: Julian Hawthorne

...rne Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: The Lock and Key Library Author: Julian Hawthorne Language: English... ...... ...pedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educ... ...LIAN HAWTHORNE MODERN ENGLISH Rudyard Kipling A. Conan Doyle Egerton Castle Stanley J. Weyman Wilkie Collins Robert Louis Stevens... ...e of Identity A Scandal in Bohemia The Red-Headed League Egerton Castle The Baron's Quarry Stanley J. Weyman The Fow... ...Darlington Substitution Scandal it was of use to me, and also in the Arnsworth Castle business. A married woman grabs at her baby—an unmarried one ... ...ce in remote Ireland. Now, being in Bukowina, within measurable distance of his Carpathian abode, and curious to see a Polish lord at home, I rememb... ..., between two wood-covered folds of ground—the first eastern spurs of the great Carpathian chain. "'There stands Yany,' said he. I looked at my far-... ...yly: "And I confess it seemed to me a little strong even for a baron in the Carpathians. The travelers were our quarry. But the reason why the L...

...Excerpt: Somewhere in the Other World, where there are books and pictures and plays and shop windows to look at, and thousands of men who spend their lives in building up all four, lives a gentleman who writes real stories about the real insides o...

...Table of Contents: Rudyard Kipling -- My Own True Ghost Story -- The Sending of Dana Da -- In the House of Suddhoo -- His Wedded Wife -- A. Conan Doyle -- A Case of Identity -- A Scandal in Bohemia -- The Red-Headed League -- Egerton Castle -- The Baron's Quarry -- Stanley J. Weyman -- The...

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Tourism in Poland

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... Wawel Royal Castle Malbork Castle Książ Castle Chojnik Czocha Castle Grodno Castle Grodziec castl... ...tle Książ Castle Chojnik Czocha Castle Grodno Castle Grodziec castle Niesytno Castle Gorzanów Castle Gola Dzierżoniowska Castle Kliczków Castle Krzyż... ...la Dzierżoniowska Castle Kliczków Castle Krzyżtopór Ogrodzieniec Dunajec river castles Popular villagesChochołów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship Bączal ... ...hip Henryków, Lower Silesian Voivodeship Oleśnica Mała Legnickie Pole, site of the Battle of Legnica Gogołów (near Świdnica, World Heritage Church... ...of Polish Song in Opole Tourist resorts There are dozens of sea resorts on the coast of Baltic Sea like Wolin Island, located close to the Ger... ...st of Baltic Sea like Wolin Island, located close to the German border and the coast of Pomerania . In southern Poland there are resorts for skii... ...and Szklarska Poręba . Other famous resorts for skiing and hiking include in Carpathian Mountains : Zakopane in the Tatra mountains ; Szczyrk, ...

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Hungry Ghosts and Foreign Bodies

By: David Punter

... vii Contents Acknowledgements ix Notes on the Contributors x Introduction: Gothic Modernisms: History, Culture and A... ...h and Jeff Wallace 1 Hungry Ghosts and Foreign Bodies 11 David Punter 2 The ‘Spectrality Effect’ in Early Modernism 29 David Glover 3 ‘Psychical’... ... Early Modernism 29 David Glover 3 ‘Psychical’ Cases: Transformations of the Supernatural in Virginia Woolf and May Sinclair 44 David Seed 4 The G... ... D. H. Lawrence’s Modernist Gothic 150 Andrew Smith 10 Arctic Masks in a Castle of Ice: Gothic Vorticism and Wyndham Lewis’s Self Condemned 167 Fran... ...uld feel a ship (or the floor of a cathedral, or a trapdoor in some Gothic castle) ‘move’ under one’s feet and yet regard this as the effect of one’s ... ...ee Haimovici, Tschammer and Caroli Carter, Angela, 91 Carter, Lin, 143 Castle, Terry, 5, 122–3 Catalain, Jacques, 107 Galerie des Monstres, 107 ... ...asari, G., 172 Veidt, Conrad, 103 Verlaine, Paul, 97 Verne, Jules, 200 Carpathian Castle, The, 200 Villiers de L’Isle-Adam, 200–1 Future Eve, Th...

... la Mare, Forrest Reid finds it necessary to distinguish de la Mare’s tales of haunting from those of Poe: Poe’s stories, Reid says, ‘are forced from the writer by some dark, secret collaborator; they are written with the terrible intensity of one who abandons himself to an obsession’.1 Such a process of writing, no matter to whom it might attach itself, would be haunted a...

...Contents Acknowledgements ix Notes on the Contributors x Introduction: Gothic Modernisms: History, Culture and Aesthetics 1 Andrew Smith and Jeff Wallace 1 Hungry Ghosts and Foreign Bodies 11 David Punter 2 The ‘Spectrality Effect’ in Early Modernism 29 David Glo...

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Zemplén Mountains

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... Füzéri vár (Füzér Castle) in the Zemplén Mountains Zempl... ... Füzéri vár (Füzér Castle) in the Zemplén Mountains Zemplén Mountain... ...1] is a mountain range in Hungary. Its highest peak is the Nagy-Milic at 894 metres above sea level. The range is part of the Nort... ...above sea level. The range is part of the North Hungarian Mountains within the Carpathian Mountains. Its steep peaks are the bases for many medieval s... ...e sea level. The range is part of the North Hungarian Mountains within the Carpathian Mountains. Its steep peaks are the bases for many medieval stone... ...arpathian Mountains. Its steep peaks are the bases for many medieval stone castles, such as the castle of Sárospatak and Füzéri vár (Füzér Castle). ... ...ain ranges of Hungary Mountain ranges of the Western Carpathians All stub articles H... ... Füzéri vár (Füzér Castle) in the Zemplén Mountains Zempl... ...e sea level. The range is part of the North Hungarian Mountains within the Carpathian Mountains. Its steep peaks are the bases for many medieval stone...

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Equinoctial Regions of America

By: Humboldt, Alexander Von, 1769-1859

...... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ...erve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well a... .... CHAPTER 1.5. PENINSULA OF ARAYA.--SALT-MARSHES.-- RUINS OF THE CASTLE OF SANTIAGO. CHAPTER 1.6. MOUNTAINS OF NEW ANDALUCIA.--VALLEY... ...breaks with considerable violence. We remained with our eyes fixed on the castle of St. Antonio, where the unfortunate Malaspina was then a captive ... ... the capital of the island of Lancerota. Mistaking a rock of basalt for a castle, he saluted it by hoisting the Spanish flag, and sent a boat with ... ...o feet high. I had visited the beautiful grotto of Treshemienshiz, in the Carpathian mountains, the caverns of the Hartz, and those of Franconia, wh...

...Prior to the travels of Humboldt and Bonpland, the countries described in the following narrative were but imperfectly known to Europeans. For our partial acquaintance with them we were chiefly indebted to the early navigators, and to...

...CONTENTS. EDITOR'S PREFACE. INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR. CHAPTER 1.1. PREPARATIONS.--INSTRUMENTS.--DEPARTURE FROM SPAIN.-- LANDING AT THE CANARY ISLANDS. CHAPTER 1.2. STAY AT TENERIFE.--JOURNEY FROM SANTA CRUZ TO OROTAVA.--EXCURSION TO THE SUMMIT OF THE PEAK OF TEYDE. C...

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Nove Davydkovo

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...видково, Hungarian: Újdávidháza, Russian: Новое Давыдково) is a small farming village in the suburbs of Mukachevo in Zakarpattia Oblast (province) of ... ...tia Oblast (province) of western Ukraine. It lies in a plain beneath the Palanok Castle near the foothills of the Carpathian Mount... ...province) of western Ukraine. It lies in a plain beneath the Palanok Castle near the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Histor... ... It lies in a plain beneath the Palanok Castle near the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Historically, it was part of the Kingdo... ...anok Castle near the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Historically, it was part of the Kingdom of Hungary from the 11th century until 1918, when...

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Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

...6, but train was an hour late. Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk... ...se which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through the streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived... ...ry far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible. The impression I had was that we were ... ...s it was a national dish, I should be able to get it anywhere along the Carpathians. I found my smattering of German very useful here, indee... ...three states, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Bukovina, in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Eur... ...le to light on any map or work giving the exact locality 5 of the Castle Dracula, as there are no maps of this country as yet to compare w... ...y known superstition in the world is gathered into the horseshoe of the Carpathians, as if it were the centre of some sort of imaginative whirlp... ... was full of beauty of every kind. Sometimes we saw little towns or castles on the top of steep hills such as we see in old missals; sometim... ...I asked him if he knew Count Dracula, and could tell me anything of his castle, both he and his wife crossed themselves, and, saying that they k...

... on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late. Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it rom the train and the little I could walk through the streets. feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible....

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White Carpathians

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... White Carpathians within the geomorphological division of Slovakia and the Czech ... ... White Carpathians within the geomorphological division of Slovakia and the Czech Republic ... ... Parent range Western Carpathians The White Carpathians (Cze... ... Western Carpathians The White Carpathians (Czech: Bílé Karpaty; Slovak: Biele Karpaty; German: ... ...ovak: Biele Karpaty; German: Weiße Karpaten; Hungarian: Fehér-Kárpátok) is the westernmost mountain range of the Carpathian Mountains. ... ...paten; Hungarian: Fehér-Kárpátok) is the westernmost mountain range of the Carpathian Mountains. They are part of the Slovak-Morav... ... The ruins of Lednica Castle The landscape is protected on b... ...eadows of the White Carpathians. In this area, Lednica castle is located, perhaps the most inaccessible one amongst the castles in...

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Romania, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ... last of the migrating tribes to establish a state in Europe, settled in the Carpathian Basin. A century later their king, Stephen I, integrated Trans... ...s. In 1241 the Mongols invaded Transylvania from the north and east over the Carpathians. They routed King Béla IV's forces, laid waste Transylvania a... ..., many Romanians emigrated from Transylvania eastward and southward over the Carpathians. ROMANIA a country study Federal Research Division Library of... ...hey had the emperor's support, rebelled against their feudal masters, sacked castles and manor houses, and murdered about 100 nobles. Joseph ordered t... ...in suburban Bucharest was protected by guards and traffic blockades. Several castles and palaces were renovated for his personal use and were no longe... ...rohibit state bodies—including banks— from seeking foreign credits. INDUSTRY Castle and steel mill at Hunedoara Courtesy Scott Edelman Geographic Dis...

...Foreword: This volume is one in a continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. The last two pages of this book list the other published studies. Most books in...

...1 -- Foreword, 6 -- Preface, 6 -- GEOGRAPHY, 7 -- TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, 7 -- NATIONAL SECURITY, 8 -- Chapter 1. Historical Setting, 8 -- The Getae, 9 -- The Age of the Great Migrations, 11 -- The Magyars' Arrival in Transylvania, 11 -- ROMANIA, 12 -- Foreword, 12 -- Acknowledgments, 12 -- Preface, 13 -- Country Profile, 13 -- GEOGRAPHY, 13 -- ECONOMY, 14 -- TR...

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National Environmental Park "Podilski Tovtry"

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...ark View of the entrance to the park, near the hist... ...dilski Tovtry" (Ukrainian: Націона́льний приро́дний парк «Поді́льські То́втри») is a national park, located in the Horodok, Kamianets-Podilskyi, and t... ...nets-Podilskyi, and the Chemerivtsi Raions (districts) of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) in southern region of the western Ukraine. It is the biggest ... ... 302 monuments of historical and cultural heritage (including the Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle), 205 of which are located in th... ...ity of Kamianets-Podilsky See also Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle Exter... ... Black Sea Carpathian ... ... Danube East Carpathian ... ... Buzk's Gard Carpathian ... ... Lutsk Upper Castle ...

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Antwerp to Gallipoli

By: Arthur Ruhl

...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... serve the public, aid students and educators by providing public access to the world's most complete collection of electronic books on-line as well... ...people he has to deal with, living in a town where the towers of Francis I's castle still stand, rowing on a charming old river in the summer, and in ... ...that cosmopolitan menagerie trooping next morning up the stone stairs of the castle of the Counts of Flanders in Ghent; at noon inspecting old lace in... ...ward across the Hungarian plain, and toward dusk climbed up through the cool Carpathian pines and over the pass into Rumania. Vienna and the waltzes t... ...ars (Slav at any rate in speech), on the west Hungary, and here, between the Carpathians and the Black Sea, this Frenchified remnant of the empire of ... ...Pennsylvania, and, just before you cross into Hungary, the cool pines of the Carpathians and the villas of Sinaia, the summer home of the court, the d... ...six hours into the Vag valley, with its green hills and vineyards and ruined castles, and finally came to a little place consisting almost entirely of...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE Germans Are Coming! The Germans had already entered Brussels, their scouts were reported on the outskirts of Ghent; a little farther now, over behind the horizon wind?mills, and we might at any moment come on them. For mo...

...Table of Contents: Antwerp to Gallipoli, 1 -- Arthur Ruhl, 1 -- Chapter I. The Germans Are Coming!, 1 -- Chapter II. Paris At Bay, 6 -- Chapter III. After The Marne, 10 -- Chapter IV. The Fall Of Antwerp, 14 -- Chapter V. Paris Again?And Bordeaux: Journal of a Flight from a London Fogs, 24 -- Chapte...

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Murnau the Vampire

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... produced by OM Animation Studios and directed by Oscar Alvarado. This was the first Mexican animation film released on DVD format... ... This was the first Mexican animation film released on DVD format.[1] It was presented at the 2007 Blender Conference and the band Theatre des Va... ...was presented at the 2007 Blender Conference and the band Theatre des Vampires collaborated on the soundtrack.[2][3] ... ... Synopsis Count Murnau, a wealthy eccentric from the Carpathian region wishes to buy a property in Hannover,... ...ylvania leaving his wife Ellen waiting for his return. When he gets to the castle, Hutter begins to uncover the terrible secret th... ... his wife Ellen. The Count Murnau holds Hutter against his will inside his castle, as he begins the journey to his newly acquired ... ...ed property in Hannover, close to Ellen. Hutter escapes the dangers of the castle by jumping out of a window into a river, then he...

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Hungary

By: Stokes, Adrian Scott, 1854-1935; Stokes, Marianne

...TOR LIBRARY. | Proctor, Vermont. Hooks torn or damaged must be paid for bv the person to whom they stand charged. ^ J HUNGARY All rights reserved... ...y stand charged. ^ J HUNGARY All rights reserved AGENTS AHESICA . . . THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 64 & 66 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK APBTRAI.ABTA . OXFORD ... ...I.ABTA . OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 90s FLINDERS Lane, MELBOURNE CAHASA . . . THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA, LTtt 2f RICHMOND STREET WEST, TORONTO nrSI... ...ntains to the east and south-east ; Germans, the lower slopes of the great Carpathians, a large part of Transylvania, and the neighbourhood of PROCTOR... ...-do ..... 44 13. Slovak Women at Prayer, Vazsecz .... 48 14. A Road in the Carpathians ..... 52 15. Descended from a Brigand Chief . ... 56 16. View f... ...lva........ 84 23. Young Girl of Menguszfalva going to Church . 88 24. The Carpathian Mountains from Lucsivna-Fiirdii . 92 xvii c XVlll LIST OF ILLUS... ... Rumanian Church in Transylvania 68. A Rumanian Maiden ..... 69. A Gipsy's Castle, Transylvania.... 70. Rumanian Cottages in Transylvania . 71. A Ruma... ...Kings of Hungary—which is dominated by the ruins of a square, barrack-like castle, gaunt and ugly. The town looked bright in spite of tall factory chi... ...D BAGS 255 baths, mosaics, etc., still attest. King Bela IV. built a royal castle there, in 1247, which remained a residence of Magyar Kings until aft...

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Bucegi Mountains

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...untains ( Romanian : Munţii Bucegi ) are located in central Romania, south of the city Braşov . They are part of the Southern Carpathians group of... ...n central Romania, south of the city Braşov . They are part of the Southern Carpathians group of the Carpathian Mountains . To the east, the Buc... ...re part of the Southern Carpathians group of the Carpathian Mountains . To the east, the Bucegi Mountains have a very steep slope towards the popu... ...ation Prahova Valley (a.o. Buşteni and Sinaia ). At a higher elevation is the Bucegi Plateau, where wind and rain have turned the rock s into sp... ...rossing s between Wallachia and Transylvania, and was defended by the Bran Castle . Gallery Image:Cabana Omu, Varful Omu.JPG Omu Peak, 2505 m as...

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A Short History of the Great War

By: A. F. Pollard

...POLLARD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF THE GREAT WAR Title: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR Author: A. F. PO... ...... ..., and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educators ... ... and Von Auffenberg's forces and protected their communications with the Carpathian passes; and on 1 September the battle for the capital of easter... ...tly and promptly followed up. While Brussilov pressed on to Stryj and the Carpathians, Ruszky and Dmitrieff beat Von Auffenberg again at Rawa Ruska ... ...Galicia was defenceless, save for invested Przemysl, as far south as the Carpathians and as far west as the Dunajec. The days of the Marne were eve... ...n the 16th to lengthen and strengthen his left by forming two new armies. Castlenau gave up his command of the 2nd to Dubail in Lorraine and took ov... ... fall of Antwerp was as fatal to our scheme of controlling the Scheldt as Castlenau's and Maud'huy's successful defence between the Oise and Arras h... ...llenby, the luckiest of British generals, brought down these airy Turkish castles with a single blow. He had been largely reinforced from India, whi...

...On 28 June 1914 the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, heir-presumptive to the Hapsburg throne, was shot in the streets of Serajevo, the capital of the Austrian province of Bosnia. Redeemed by the Russo-Turkish war of 1876-7 from Ottoman rule, Bosn...

...CONTENTS CHAP. I. THE BREACH OF THE PEACE II. THE GERMAN INVASION III. RUSSIA MOVES IV. THE WAR ON AND BEYOND THE SEAS V. ESTABLISHING THE WESTERN FRONT VI. THE FIRST WINTER OF THE WAR VII. THE FAILURE OF THE ALLIED OFFENSIVE VIII. THE DEFEAT ...

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Gelnica

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...Gelnica (, ) is a town in the Košice Region of Slovakia . It has a population of 6, 171. Geograp... ...f Slovakia . It has a population of 6, 171. Geography It is located in the northern part of the Slovak Ore Mountains, in the Hnilec river valle... ...Hnilec river valley, which flows few kilometres downstream into Hornád . The town lies at the both banks of Hnilec, has an altitude of 375 m, and is... ...ltitude of 375 m, and is located around 38 km from Košice . History Carpathian Germans chiefly from Bavaria began to settle the formerly Sla... ...ctivity in the town. Sights The town includes the ruins of a medieval castle, destroyed by a fire in 1685. Other attractions include a Gothic c...

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A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales

By: Jonathan Nield

...ISTORICAL by JONATHAN NIELD A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales Jonathan Nield Copyright © 2002 All Ri... ... Library, Public Access Collection. http://worldLibrary.net - To download the PDF version of this document become a member of the World eBook Library... ...a member of the World eBook Library Consortia and gain unlimited access to the enhanced PDF eBook Collection. Membership to the World eBook Library Co... ...ickering Period of Henry III. Blackie Son 11 THE ROBBER BARON OF BEDFORD CASTLE — A. J. Foster and E. C. Cuthell Period of Henry III. T. Nelson Sons... ... Dent Co. IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE — G. A. Henty Wallace and Bruce Blackie Son CASTLE DANGEROUS — Scott Scotch Wars A. C. Black THE DAYS OF BRUCE — G. Ag... ... — Louise Muhlbach (trans.) Period of Henry VIII. D. Appleton Co. WINDSOR CASTLE — Harrison Ainsworth Period of Henry VIII. Geo. Routledge Sons DEFE... ...s.) A romance of Spinoza the Philosopher. Sampson Low Co. 'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANS — M. Jokai (trans.) Transylvania, 1666 Jarrold Sons THE BLACK ... ...arlists Smith, Elder, Co. FOR THE RIGHT — Karl Emil Franzos (translation) Carpathian district, 1835 James Clarke Co. MIDDLEMARCH — George Eliot Time...

...INTRODUCTION: It is not proposed, in these preliminary remarks, to sketch in detail the origin and growth of the Historical Novel; this has already been amply done by Professor Saintsbury and others. I shall be content to approach the subject on its general side, offering, at the same time, some critical sug...

...TURY. · NINETEENTH CENTURY (EARLY AND MID) · * SUPPLEMENTARY LIST OF NOTABLE NOVELS, · SUGGESTED COURSES OF READING—JUVENILE. · ENGLISH HISTORY SINCE THE CONQUEST (Boys). · ENGLISH HISTORY SINCE THE CONQUEST (GIRLS). · BIBLIOGRAPHY · NOTE....

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Fisherman's Bastion

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...tion is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Castle hill in Budapest, around ... ... neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Castle hill in Budapest, around Matthias Church . It was designed and bu... ...ound Matthias Church . It was designed and built between 1895 and 1902 on the plans of Frigyes Schulek . Between 1947–48, the son of Frigyes Schule... .... Between 1947–48, the son of Frigyes Schulek, János Schulek, conducted the other restoration project after its near destruction during World War I... ... Its seven towers represent the seven Magyar tribes that settled in the Carpathian Basin in 896. The Bastion takes its name from the guild of fis...

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A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales

By: Jonathan Nield

...llection World Public Library.org NOVELS AND TALES Title: A GUIDE TO THE BEST HISTORICAL NOVELS AND TALES Author: JONATHAN NIELD Language: Eng... ...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ... E. Pickering Period of Henry III. Blackie Son THE ROBBER BARON OF BEDFORD CASTLE A. J. Foster and E. C. Cuthell Period of Henry III. T. Nelson So... .... M. Dent Co. IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE G. A. Henty Wallace and Bruce Blackie Son CASTLE DANGEROUS Scott Scotch Wars A. C. Black THE DAYS OF BRUCE G. A... ...ARR Louise Muhlbach (trans.) Period of Henry VIII. D. Appleton Co. WINDSOR CASTLE Harrison Ainsworth Period of Henry VIII. Geo. Routledge Sons DEF... ...rans.) A romance of Spinoza the Philosopher. Sampson Low Co. 'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANS M. Jokai (trans.) Transylvania, 1666 Jarrold Sons THE BLACK... ...e Carlists Smith, Elder, Co. FOR THE RIGHT Karl Emil Franzos (translation) Carpathian district, 1835 James Clarke Co. MIDDLEMARCH George Eliot Tim...

...Introduction: It is not proposed, in these preliminary remarks, to sketch in detail the origin and growth of the Historical Novel; this has already been amply done by Professor Saintsbury and others. I shall be content to approach the subject on its general side, offering, at the same time, some critical sug...

...Table of Contents: A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales, 1 -- Jonathan Nield, 1 -- Introduction, 1 -- PRE?CHRISTIAN ERA, 7 -- FIRST CENTURY A.D, 8 -- SECOND CENTURY, 9 -- THIRD CENTURY, 9 -- FOURTH CENTURY, 9 -- FIFTH CENTURY, 10 -- SIXTH CENTU...

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Predeal

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... ) is a town in Braşov County, Romania. Predeal, a mountain resort town, is the highest town in Romania. It is located in the Prahova Valley at a... ...nia. It is located in the Prahova Valley at an elevation of over 1000 m . The town administers three villages: Pârâul Rece, Timișu de Jos (Alsótö... ...ótömös/Untertömösch) and Timișu de Sus (Felsőtömös/Obertömösch). Beginning in the 2000s, the area experienced a boom in construction, and now many we... ...se proximity to Predeal are several tourist destinations, including the Peleş Castle, Râșnov Citadel, Bran Castle, The Old Town of Brașov, Biseric... ...redeal ski resort guide Official town map Pictures and landscapes from the Carpathian Mountains Predeal-alpine station, accommodation, sensitive...

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The Bible, King James Version, Book 5 : Deuteronomy

... World Public Library.org TORICAL NOVELS AND TALES Title: A GUIDE TO THE BEST HISTORICAL NOVELS AND TALES Author: JONATHAN NIELD Language: Eng... ...... ...as, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educator... ...ickering Period of Henry III. Blackie & Son THE ROBBER BARON OF BEDFORD CASTLE -- A. J. Foster and E. C. Cuthell Period of Henry III. T. Nelso... ...o. IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE -- G. A. Henty Wallace and Bruce Blackie & Son CASTLE DANGEROUS -- Scott Scotch Wars A. & C. Black THE DAYS OF BRUC... ...ouise Muhlbach (trans.) Period of Henry VIII. D. Appleton & Co. WINDSOR CASTLE -- Harrison Ainsworth Period of Henry VIII. Geo. Routledge & Son... ...A romance of Spinoza the Philosopher. Sampson Low & Co. 'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANS -- M. Jokai (trans.) Transylvania, 1666 Jarrold & Sons T... ...ts Smith, Elder, & Co. FOR THE RIGHT -- Karl Emil Franzos (translation) Carpathian district, 1835 James Clarke & Co. MIDDLEMARCH -- George El...

...Book 05. Deuteronomy 05:001:001. These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness, in the plain over against the Red sea, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab. 05:001:002 (There are eleven days? jou...

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Ceahlău, Neamț

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...l Mare. Attractions In addition to a respectable church at Bistricoara, the village of Ceahlău has a larger 19th century wooden church, with wild s... ... swirling spires similar to those at Curtea de Argeş in Argeş County . The village of Ceahlău also features a handful of three and four-star guest... ...o features a handful of three and four-star guesthouses and a hotel facing the beautiful Bicaz Lake ( Lacul Bicaz or Lacul Izvorul Muntelui, meaning... ...vorul Muntelui, meaning "Mountain Spring Lake"). Image:Satul Ceahlau Old Castle.jpg The Old Princely Castle at Ceahlău Image:Satul Ceahlau Biserica.... ..., the village offers an ethnographic museum, and the remains of a princely castle just up behind the museum. Lodging at Ceahlău is a reasonable alte... ...hy Ceahlău is on the edge of the Ceahlău Massif portion of the Eastern Carpathian Mountains . The village itself runs along the Hermitage Brook ( ...

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A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales

By: Jonathan Nield

...Jonathan Nield World eBook Library PGCC Collection Bringing the world's eBook Collection Together http://www.WorldL... ...... ... Limitations By accessing this file you agree to all the Terms and Conditions, as stated here. This eBook is for the ... ...-- E. Pickering Period of Henry III. Blackie & Son THE ROBBER BARON OF BEDFORD CASTLE -- A. J. Foster and E. C. Cuthell Period of Henry III. T. Nelson... .... Dent & Co. IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE -- G. A. Henty Wallace and Bruce Blackie & Son CASTLE DANGEROUS -- Scott Scotch Wars A. & C. Black THE DAYS OF BRUCE -... ...RR -- Louise Muhlbach (trans.) Period of Henry VIII. D. Appleton & Co. WINDSOR CASTLE -- Harrison Ainsworth Period of Henry VIII. Geo. Routledge & Son... ...rans.) A romance of Spinoza the Philosopher. Sampson Low & Co. 'MIDST THE WILD CARPATHIANS -- M. Jokai (trans.) Transylvania, 1666 Jarrold & Sons THE ... ... Carlists Smith, Elder, & Co. FOR THE RIGHT -- Karl Emil Franzos (translation) Carpathian district, 1835 James Clarke & Co. MIDDLEMARCH -- George Elio...

...Introduction: It is not proposed, in these preliminary remarks, to sketch in detail the origin and growth of the Historical Novel; this has already been amply done by Professor Saintsbury and others. I shall be content to approach the subject on its general side, offering, at the same time, some critical sug...

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Kežmarok

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...arok ( German : Kesmark/Käsmark, , , Latin : Kesmarkium ) is a town in the Spiš region of eastern Slovakia (population 17, 000), on the Popra... ...0), on the Poprad River . History Settlement at Kežmarok dates back to the Upper Stone Age . In the 13th century the region contained a community... ...ity of Saxons, a Slovak fishing village, a Hungarian border post and a Carpathian German settlement. Its Latin name was first mentioned in 1251 a... ...Sancte Elisabeth . In 1269 Kežmarok received its town charter. It also had the right to organize a cheese market (hence the German name Kesmark (... ...eum in the town's Lutheran church. The town's other monuments include a castle, many Renaissance merchant houses, and a museum of ancient books. In... ...had a large ethnic German minority until the end of World War II (see Carpathian Germans ). It also had a large and active Jewish community. Du...

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