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By: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

The French Revolution by Hilaire Belloc The French Revolution

“It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both cannot be right. Reasoning men have also protested, and justly, against the conception that what a majority in numbers, or even (what is more compelling still) a unanimity of decision in a community may order, may not only be wrong but may be something which that community has no authority to order since, though it possesses a civil and temporal authority, it acts against that ultimate authority which is its own consciousness of right...

Europe and the Faith by Hilaire Belloc Europe and the Faith

The Catholic brings to history (when I say "history" in these pages I mean the history of Christendom) self-knowledge. As a man in the confessional accuses himself of what he knows to be true and what other people cannot judge, so a Catholic, talking of the united European civilization, when he blames it, blames it for motives and for acts which are his own. He himself could have done those things in person. He is not relatively right in his blame, he is absolutely right. As a man can testify to his own motive so can the Catholic testify to unjust, irrelevant, or ignorant conceptions of the European story; for he knows why and how it proceeded...

Book cover The Path to Rome
Book cover A General Sketch of the European War The First Phase
Book cover Avril Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance

By: Hilda T. Skae

Book cover Stories from English History

By: Hilmar R. (Hilmar Robert) Baukhage (1889-)

Book cover "I was there" with the Yanks on the western front, 1917-1919

By: Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893)

Book cover The Ancient Regime
Book cover The French Revolution
Book cover The Modern Regime, Volume 1
Book cover The Origins of Contemporary France, Complete Table of Contents
Book cover The Modern Regime, Volume 2

By: Hiram Bingham (1875-1956)

Inca Lands by Hiram Bingham Inca Lands

Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Peak in the Andes of Peru.There is nothing new under the sun, they say. That is only relatively true. Just now, when we thought there was practically no portion of the earth's surface still unknown, when the discovery of a single lake or mountain, or the charting of a remote strip of coast line was enough to give a man fame as an explorer, one member of the daredevil explorers' craft has "struck it rich...

By: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1848-1895)

Book cover Essays on Scandinavian Literature

By: Holland Thompson (1873-1940)

Book cover The Age of Invention : a chronicle of mechanical conquest

By: Homer B. (Homer Baxter) Sprague (1829-1918)

Book cover Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons A Personal Experience, 1864-5

By: Homer Greene (1853-1940)

Book cover Lincoln Conscript

A heartwarming novel which visits the last two years of the American Civil War. The center of the story is the conflict of emotions and deeds between a father and son who hold opposing views of the conflict and the surprising role that President Lincoln plays in wishing to reconcile the two. A novel of both pathos and rejoicing. - Summary by KevinS

By: Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)

Book cover A Woman of Thirty

By: Horace Curzon Plunkett (1854-1932)

Book cover Ireland In The New Century

By: Horace Edwin Hayden (1837-1917)

Book cover A Refutation of the Charges Made against the Confederate States of America of Having Authorized the Use of Explosive and Poisoned Musket and Rifle Balls during the Late Civil War of 1861-65

By: Horace Greeley (1811-1872)

Book cover Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

By: Horace Green

Book cover The Log of a Noncombatant

By: Horace Walpole (1717-1797)

Book cover The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 1
Book cover Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

By: Horace Wyndham (1875-)

Book cover The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

By: Horatio Alger (1832-1899)

Book cover Young Captain Jack Or, The Son of a Soldier
Book cover Bound to Rise
Book cover From Farm to Fortune or Nat Nason's Strange Experience
Book cover Frank and Fearless or The Fortunes of Jasper Kent
Book cover The Telegraph Boy
Book cover The Young Miner or Tom Nelson in California
Book cover The Young Adventurer or Tom's Trip Across the Plains
Book cover The Young Musician ; Or, Fighting His Way
Book cover Chester Rand or The New Path to Fortune
Book cover Luke Walton
Book cover Robert Coverdale's Struggle Or, On The Wave Of Success
Book cover Ben's Nugget A Boy's Search For Fortune
Book cover In A New World or, Among The Gold Fields Of Australia
Book cover The Young Outlaw or, Adrift in the Streets
Book cover Sam's Chance And How He Improved It

By: Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899)

Adrift in New York by Horatio Alger, Jr. Adrift in New York

Set in 19th century New York, this is the story of a wealthy old man who adopts his orphaned nephew and niece after his own four year old son mysteriously disappears. However, under a smooth exterior, the nephew is a conniving and avaricious villain who wants to grab all the old man's wealth for himself. This is also the story of a young boy, who doesn't know he's the sole heir to a fabulous fortune, but grows up homeless in the streets of New York. The villainous nephew proposes marriage to his cousin with a view to grabbing the entire inheritance...

Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr. Fame and Fortune

Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry Eads)

Book cover Timothy Crump's Ward

A poor family is surprised with an infant on their doorstep on New Year’s Eve with a note and monetary support requesting them to raise the child. Eight years later, the child is stolen and the family is put into more trouble trying to find her. This is a story of how love and good morals are reward with a fairy tale “happily ever after” ending.

Book cover Mark the Match Boy or Richard Hunter's Ward

In this third installment from the “Ragged Dick” series by Horatio Algers, Jr., the reader is reacquainted with some old friends and meets young Mark Manton. Mark is a match boy plagued by bad luck and an even worse guardian. But, with new friends, hard work, and smart choices, Mark may just find his luck taking a turn for the better. summary by tfaulder

Book cover Rough and Ready OR Life Among the New York Newsboys

Join Rough and Ready for his adventure on the streets of New York City. Working as a newsboy, Rough and Ready tries to support himself and his sister on his meager earnings. Unfortunately, their stepfather is seeking to kidnap little Rose, getting an education is hard work, swindlers are trying to trick him out of his money, and thieves are planning nefarious deeds. Luckily for Rough and Ready, he makes some good friends along the way. Summary by Tori Faulder

By: Horatio Hale (1817-1896)

Book cover The Iroquois Book of Rites
Book cover Hiawatha and the Iroquois Confederation A Study in Anthropology

By: Horatio Nelson

The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton by Horatio Nelson The Letters of Lord Nelson to Lady Hamilton

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté, KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was an English flag officer famous for his service in the Royal Navy, particularly during the Napoleonic Wars. He won several victories, including the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, during which he was killed. These are the letters that he wrote to Lady Hamilton, with whom he was having a notorious affair until his death in 1805.

By: Howard Clemens Hillegas (1872-1918)

Book cover With the Boer Forces

By: Howard Pyle

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle Men of Iron

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle is historical fiction that transports us back to the 1400’s, a time of knighthood and chivalry. Myles Falworth is eight years old when news comes they must flee their home. His blind father is accused of treason. We see Myles grow up, train as a knight, and with perseverance, clear his father of any wrong-doing and restore their family name.

By: Howard Trueman (1837-1908)

Book cover The Chignecto Isthmus and its first settlers

By: Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832-1918)

Book cover Some Cities and San Francisco, and Resurgam

By: Hudson Bay Company

Book cover Charter and Supplemental Charter of the Hudson's Bay Company

By: Hudson Stuck (1863-1920)

Book cover Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

By: Hugh Binning (1627-1653)

Book cover The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

By: Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881)

Book cover Discourse of the Life and Character of the Hon. Littleton Waller Tazewell

By: Hugh Charles Clifford (1866-1941)

Book cover In Court and Kampong Being Tales and Sketches of Native Life in the Malay Peninsula

By: Hugh Dalton Dalton (1887-1962)

Book cover With British Guns in Italy A Tribute to Italian Achievement

By: Hugh E. (Hugh Exton) Seebohm (1867-1946)

Book cover On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay

By: Hugh Gibson (1883-1954)

Book cover A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium

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