A Flower of the Tropics: And Other Stories of Mexico and the Border

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Abbey Press, 1900 - Americans - 136 pages
 

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Page 134 - Brief, pithy characterizations by Charles F. Rideal. Fully illustrated. YOUNG GENTLEMEN OF TO-DAY. Eighteen of Them. By Charles F. Rideal. Fully illustrated. ZENITH MEMO-PAD, THE. Designed by Lady Constance Howard and Mr. Charles F. Rideal. Containing Seven-day Tearoff Sheets and Cover, in convenient form either for laying flat on the desk, or suspending from rack, etc., a Complete Calendar for the Year, Postal Information, Chief Events, Lessons for Sundays, Quotations from well-known Authors, and...
Page 127 - Thick and the Thin ; On Cranks ; On Pouring Cold Water; On the Art of Making Oneself Uncomfortable; On Always Doing Something; Some of the Advantages of Being Religious; On Playing One's Cards; On Living it Down; On Friendship; On Fame, etc. Cloth. One Dollar. Being a List of those Ladies who have Qualified in Medicine and Surgery, and who are Officially Registered as such, with Statistical and General Information of Universities, Colleges, Hospitals, etc. FROM CLOUDS TO SUNSHINE ; or. The Evolution...
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Page 132 - ELOCUTIONIST. A Book of Readings and Recitations for the Home, School and Platform. Selected and arranged, together with a chapter on Reading and Speaking, by Charles F. Rideal, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and formerly a member of the Council of the Lecturers
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