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The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Maria Susanna Cummins
Release : 1854
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The story of Gertrude Flint, an abandoned and mistreated orphan rescued at the age of eight by Trueman Flint, a lamplighter, from her abusive guardian, Nan Grant. Gerty is lovingly raised and taught virtues and religious faith, forming her to become a moral woman. In adulthood, she is rewarded for her many tribulations by marriage to a childhood friend.

The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Charles Dickens
Release : 2020-03-16
Publisher : Good Press
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"The Lamplighter" by Charles Dickens. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Anthony O'Neill
Release : 2003-03-18
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 0743254295
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An atmospheric thriller set in nineteenth-century Edinburgh, Anthony O'Neill's elegant, darkly masterful novel is full of psychological suspense and first-rate horror. Evelyn is a clever orphan at the Fountainbridge Institute for Destitute Girls. Enchanted by a cheerful lamplighter who fires the streetlamp outside her window each evening, she mesmerizes the other girls with flights of fancy. In a time before Freudian awareness of sexuality and the subconscious mind, such tales are forbidden by the institute's governor, who warns Evelyn to cease her nocturnal storytelling. Evelyn defies him -- and is cast out of the orphanage and sacrificed to a shadowy figure claiming to be her long-lost father. Who is this man, and why does he lock Evelyn away in a hunting lodge? Years later, the mutilated body of a professor of ecclesiastical law turns up on one of Edinburgh's finest streets; the grave of a famous colonel is ravaged; a shady entrepreneur is slaughtered while dashing for a train; and a retired lighthouse keeper is ripped to shreds while walking his dog -- all this after Evelyn, now a young woman, has reappeared in the city. What connects the victims? And what of Evelyn, anguished and appealing, who repeatedly claims to have dreamed the murders in great detail -- each time blaming a mysterious "lamplighter"? Leading the official investigation is Carus Groves, a conceited yet effective police inspector desperate to cap his unremarkable career with a sensational case. Heading up the unofficial investigation is a disillusioned professor of logic and metaphysics, Thomas McKnight, and his assistant, Joseph Canavan, a strapping young gravedigger. Using reason, intuition, philosophy, and luck, these men race to solve the murders and unveil the source of Evelyn's torment, and in so doing penetrate the very gates of Hell.

The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Charles Dickens
Release : 1879
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The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Чарльз Диккенс
Release : 2018-07-11
Publisher : Litres
ISBN : 5040826400
File Size : 68.11 MB
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The Lamplighter's Story

The Lamplighter's Story Author : Charles Dickens
Release : 1861
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The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Maria Susanna Cummins
Release : 1894
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The Lamplighter. Author's Edition

The Lamplighter. Author's Edition Author :
Release : 1854
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The Gentleman and the Lamplighter

The Gentleman and the Lamplighter Author : Summer Devon
Release : 2015-01-06
Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN : 1466881488
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THE GENTLEMAN AND THE LAMPLIGHTER is a historical romance short story about two men from different worlds who find acceptance—and red-hot passion—in each other's arms. From Summer Devon, who writes "gay Victorian romance with emotional tension" (Publishers Weekly). You Can't Walk Away from Love. Destroyed by the death of his former schoolmate yet unable to show it publicly, Giles Fullerton has taken to walking the streets of London in the middle of the night, the only time he can safely mourn the only person he's ever loved—until one chance meeting with a lamplighter changes everything.... But You Can Walk Toward It... Widower John Banks knows a thing or two about grief, and immediately recognizes a kindred spirit when he finally meets the handsome, haunted gentleman he's admired from afar. And in fact, the two men discover shared passions and the possibility of a forever love—if they can overcome social taboos, and their own fears.... A HeroesandHeartbreakers.com Original Short Story

Hunted Down and the Lamplighter

Hunted Down and the Lamplighter Author : Charles Dickens
Release : 2009-03-19
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN : 1427031894
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Hunted Down is taken from the life of notorious criminal Thomas Wainewright, whom Dickens met in prison before he committed suicide. The Lamplighter is a play written for the comic actor Macready. It is a very funny play.

The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author : Maria Cummins
Release : 2017-12-14
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN : 9781981694556
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The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins. The Lamplighter is a sentimental novel written by Maria Susanna Cummins and published in 1854, and a best-selling novel of its era. A female Bildungsroman, The Lamplighter tells the story of Gertrude Flint, an abandoned and mistreated orphan rescued at the age of eight by Trueman Flint, a lamplighter, from her abusive guardian, Nan Grant. Gertrude is lovingly raised and taught virtues and religious faith. She becomes a moralistic woman. In adulthood, she is rewarded for her long suffering with marriage to a childhood friend. The Lamplighter was Cummins's first novel and was an immediate best-seller, selling 20,000 copies in twenty days. The work sold 40,000 in eight weeks, and within five months it had sold 65,000. At the time it was second in sales only to Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. It sold over 100,000 copies in Britain and was translated into multiple different languages.

The Lamplighter

The Lamplighter Author :
Release : 1854
Publisher : Ardent Media
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The Old Lamplighter

The Old Lamplighter Author : Nat Simon
Release : 1946
Publisher : Roba Digital Sheets
ISBN : 3841803326
File Size : 82.70 MB
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This Ebook contains the score of the song in F-Major. It includes Piano, Vocals & Chords. The musical genre is Traditional Pop. ### Die Originalversion von "The Old Lamplighter " wurde 1946 veröffentlicht. Von verschiedenen Künstlern wurden in den letzten Jahrzehnten zahlreiche Bearbeitungen des Songs angefertigt. Mittlerweile gehört dieser Song zum Popular Standard. In dieser Ausgabe sind die Klaviernoten in der Tonart F-Dur im Violin- und Bassschlüssel notiert. Akkordbezeichnungen, Text und Gesangsmelodie sind in dieser Ausgabe ebenfalls enthalten.

The Lamplighter: Or, an Orphan Girl's Struggles and Triumphs

The Lamplighter: Or, an Orphan Girl's Struggles and Triumphs Author : Maria S. Cummins
Release : 2018-11-10
Publisher : Franklin Classics Trade Press
ISBN : 9780353065673
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Lamplighter

Lamplighter Author : David M. Cornish
Release : 2009
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ISBN : 9781862916883
File Size : 60.57 MB
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The Half-Continent is becoming even more unsafe - monster attacks are on the rise, and every far-flung village or town is calling for help to fight them. Into this dangerous landscape the lamplighters must venture daily, keeping the roads safely lit for travellers. Rossamund Bookchild, sworn into the Emperor's Service as a prentice lamplighter, is finding his training at Winstermill Fortress difficult and lonely. His life is further complicated by the arrival of a young wit determined to spite her famous mother by becoming a lowly lantern-stick. As Rossamund begins to make new friends in this sinister world, he also seems to make more enemies, finding himself pushed towards a terrible destiny, a fate beyond anything he could ever have imagined.