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Title:   Survivors' Tales of Famous Crimes
Author:   Walter Wood
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1916
Subjects:   Non-fiction
Collections:   Survivors' Tales of Famous Crimes
Book Id:   WPLBN0002954073
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...the deceased or criminal or in the course of their professional duties. This work provides a personal look at some of the most sensational crimes and scandals of late 19th and early 20th century Britain. (Summary by Nullifidian)...
 
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Title:   His Last Bow
Author:   Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   Fiction, Mystery, Short stories
Collections:   His Last Bow; by Arthur Conan Doyle
Book Id:   WPLBN0002954120
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
Average Rating:   (15)
 
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...In this collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, the great detective continues doing what he does best: averting political scandals, tracking down murderers, dragging Dr. Watson into unpleasant situations. As always, it's adventurous fun for the rest of us. This book was published in 1917, after The Return of Sherlock Holmes. (Summary by Laurie A...
 
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Title:   Way We Live Now, The
Author:   Anthony Trollope
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1875
Subjects:   Fiction, Satire
Collections:   Way We Live Now, The
Book Id:   WPLBN0002951442
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...k. One of his longest novels (it contains a hundred chapters), The Way We Live Now is particularly rich in sub-plot. It was inspired by the financial scandals of the early 1870s, and lashes at the pervading dishonesty of the age, commercial, political, moral, and intellectual. It is one of the last memorable Victorian novels to have been published in monthly parts. –from W...
 
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Title:   Charitable Getting
Author:   Sam Starbuck
Publisher:   Extribulum Press
Language:   English
Date:   2010
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Satire
Collections:   Authors Community
Book Id:   WPLBN0002118154
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (166)
 
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...alist determined to uncover who it is, and a client who not only doesn’t want to pay their fee, but wants to sue Sparks for telling the truth. Sex scandals, embezzlement, gossip, clandestine love affairs, and one misplaced cake: it’s all in a day’s work for SparkVISION. Also available for sale in hardcopy at http://http://extribulum.wordpress.com/charitablegetting/...
 
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Title:   Warden, The
Author:   Anthony Trollope
Publisher:   LibriVox Audio Books
Language:   English
Date:   1855
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature
Collections:   Warden, The
Book Id:   WPLBN0002950957
Format Type:   Mp3 (Audio Book)
 
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...first of the Barsetshire series and was also Trollope’s first really successful novel. In the mid nineteenth century there were a number of financial scandals in the Church of England including those of Rochester, where the endowments which should have supported the King’s School Canterbury had been diverted to the Dean and Chapter; and of the hospital of St Cross at Winch...
 
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Title:   The First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn : One Hundred Fifty Years
Author:   Olive Hoogenboom
Publisher:   The First Unitarian Church
Language:   English
Date:   1987
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of America, First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn, New York
Collections:   History
Book Id:   WPLBN0004450988
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...rsalist congregation founded in 1833 and housed in a magnificent building which was designed by Minard Lafever and completed in 1844. It is a tale of scandals and sorrows, of the rough Brooklyn waterfront intertwined with the elevated airs of affluent Brooklyn Heights, and sharp theological differences that, at one time, rendered the church into four congregations. Thi...
 
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Title:   Painted
Author:   Eliza Wyatt : Christian Leffler
Publisher:   Eliza Wyatt
Language:   English
Date:   2013
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, High fantasy intrigue
Collections:   Fantasy
Book Id:   WPLBN0002829056
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (30)
 
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...ing speech, trying to get the sounds right. By day she would play with her toys and listen to the adults and the things they’d said to each other, scandals and inner-palace politics, who was hated, who was admired, suppositions when she might get a normal sibling, why Duke Chyril Jadis insisted on keeping her, what things would be like when Wyrren grew older. They weren...
 
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Title:   The Rape of the Lock
Author:   Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676619
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (132)
 
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...ed Steel? *Notorious (1709) publication, with allu- sions to contemporary scandals. 34 CANTO IV But anxious cares the pensive nymph oppressed, And s...
 
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Title:   Overruled
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678782
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (118)
 
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...uite enough hindrance to the heretic without being complicated by personal scandals. Thus the theoretic libertine is usually a person of blameless fam...
 
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Title:   The Diary of a Man of Fifty
Author:   Henry James
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000651780
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...with a lot of so-called ‘fash- ionable intelligence.’ There, among various scandals in high life, and other delectable items, I read that the Count- e...
 
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Title:   The Doctors Dilemma: Preface on Doctors
Author:   George Bernard Shaw
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674912
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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..., based wholly on the prevalence of ill- ness. It is true, there are grave scandals in the public medical ser- vice. The public doctor may be also a p... ...y administration and vigilant prevention of infec- tion. Such absurd panic scandals as that of the last London epidemic, where a fee of half-a-crown p...
 
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Title:   Paz
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000677119
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...as using her to discover the philosopher’s stone. Some even more envenomed scandals drove her to a curiosity that was greater than Psyche’s. She repor...
 
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Title:   The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660317
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (15)
 
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...y favorably judged on the whole. We may, of course, dismiss the child- ish scandals (arising, as usual, from clumsy or malevolent misinterpretation of...
 
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Title:   Pierrette
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000677121
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...atred of that class and all its adherents. The brother told the sister the scandals that Colonel Gouraud and the lawyer Vinet had put into his head ab... ... war between the Vinet party and the Tiphaine party was at its height. The scandals which the Rogrons and their adherents were disseminating through t... ...osom. In Madame Tiphaine’s salon vengeance was had for all the mischievous scandals that the Vinet party had disseminated for the past two years. The ...
 
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Title:   The Good Soldier
Author:   Ford Madox Ford
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674897
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... Maidan to hers. She desired then to cause the horrors and pains of public scandals. For, watching Edward more intently and with more straining of ear... ...tchfulness. She persuaded herself that this was because she had a dread of scandals. Edward might get himself mixed up with a marriageable daughter of... ...—and she realized that she had not, before, been afraid of husbands and of scandals, since, then, she did her best to keep Maisie’s husband unsuspicio...
 
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Title:   The Glimpses of the Moon
Author:   Edith Wharton
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678460
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (175)
 
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... to absent friends, the light allusions to last year’s loves and quarrels, scandals and absurdities. The women, in their pale summer dresses, were so ... ... people whom he saw through and satirized, and that the rather commonplace scandals he narrated interested him as much as his own racy considerations ... ...l motors, caravan tea and modern plumbing, perfumed cigarettes and society scandals; and her son, while apparently less sensible to these forms of lux... ... at first, had hopelessly lost her way in this laby- rinth of subterranean scandals, rivalries and jealousies; and finding Lansing’s hand within reach...
 
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Title:   The Vicar of Tours
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678554
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...d, and a good liver! He wants fashion, luxury, witty conversation, and the scandals of the town.” These words of course obliged Mademoiselle Gamard to...
 
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Title:   Love and Friendship and Other Early Works Also Spelled Love and Freindship a Collection of Juvenile Writings
Author:   Jane Austen
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000661267
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (132)
 
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...uch opinions when they reflect that these men, these boasted men were such scandals to their Country and their sex as to allow and assist their Queen ...
 
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Title:   In the Eye of the Beholder
Author:   By Sharon E. Cathcart
Publisher:  
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Love Story
Collections:   Love
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235261
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (150)
 
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... house each day of the week. I found them dreary affairs; listening to the scandals of Lady Thus-and-So grew dull with repetition. Eventually, I tri...
 
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Title:   A Daughter of Eve
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678928
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...nged; fair and giddy girls betrayed desires; jealous women told each other scandals behind their fans, or paid exaggerated compliments. Society, anoin...
 
       
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