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Whitejacket

By: Herman Melville

Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE Jacket IT WAS NOT a very white jacket, but white enough, in all conscience, as the sequel will show. The way I came by it was this. When our frigate lay in Callao, on the coast of Peru her last harbor in the Pacific I found myself without a grego, or sailor?s surtout; and as, toward the end of a three years? cruise, no pea?jackets could be had from the purser?s steward; and being bound for Cape Horn, some sort of a substitute was indispensable; I ...

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Ulysses

By: James Joyce

Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed. A yellow dressinggown, ungirdled, was sustained gently behind him on the mild morning air. He held the bowl aloft and intoned: -- INTROIBO AD ALTARE DEI. Halted, he peered down the dark winding stairs and called out coarsely: -- Come up, Kinch! Come up, you fearful jesuit! Solemnly he came forward and mounted the round gunrest. He faced about and bles...

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Eothen (By A. W. Kinglake).

By: Alexander William Kinglake
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Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806; pr...

By: Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809; Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913, ed; Floyd, Charles, d. 1804; Whitehouse, Joseph; Clark, William, 1770-1838

Rare book preservation notes: Due to the deteriorated condition of this book, there were limitations with the digital preservation of this books. There may be pages missing, narrow margins or page content running into the gutter. Because of the historic u

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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the No...

By: Catlin, George, 1796-1872

Description: Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 32969-32971

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Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, And Condition of the No...

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Wanderings in Arabia : being an abridgment of Travels in Arabia de...

By: Doughty, Charles Montagu, 1843-1926; Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Canadian Libraries Collection; Canadian University Library Collection; Candian History

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Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes

By: Robert Louis Stevenson
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Twilight in Italy

By: D.H. Lawrence

Excerpt: Twilight in Italy by D. H. Lawrence.

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Station Life in New Zealand

By: Barker, Mary Anne

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature

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The Voyages of the Cabots

By: Hakluyt, Richard, 1552-1616; Hakluyt, Richard, 1552-1616. Principal Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the English Nation

Agricultural chemistry ; Growth (Plants)

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An Inland Voyage

By: Robert Louis Stevenson
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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Letters Written during a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

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The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

By: Noguchi, Yoné, 1875-1947

Law ; Criminal law ; Punishment

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On a Chinese Screen

By: Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
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English Hours

By: James, Henry, 1843-1916
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Italian Hours

By: James, Henry, 1843-1916; Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.), 1909
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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878. I looked about me for the right sort of person to accompany me in the capacity of agent, and finally hired a Mr. Harris for this service.

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The Hawaiian Archipelago. : Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Cora...

By: Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy), 1831-1904
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