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A Dog's Tale

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Mark Twain


This short novel of Twain’s, from 1903, is told from the point of view of a loyal and beloved family pet. Themes of heroics, valor and heart…

De Profundis

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Oscar Wilde


This short work of Wilde's was written during his two year incarceration for "gross indecency". This work is a letter which sorts …

Hospital Sketches

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Louisa May Alcott


Alcott in 1862 served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War. She wrote home what she observed there. Those harrowing and someti…

Appendix B-The Control of Corporations and the New Freedom & C-The Blaine Campa…

In Theodore Roosevelt: an Autobiography

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Theodore Roosevelt


In his vital, illustrative and dynamic autobiography, Theodore Roosevelt let us into the life that formed one of the greatest and outspoken …

Epilogue

In Adam Bede

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George Eliot


Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously,…

Chapter 43

In Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 3)

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Mark Twain


The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River, and its sober and often scathing look at en…

Sex Diseases

In Sex

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Henry Stanton


Henry Stanton’s 1922 book Sex – Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English is intended as a frank (although conservative and moralistic) gu…

Chapter 86 & Finale

In Middlemarch

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George Eliot


The book examines the role of education in the lives of the characters and how such education and study has affected the characters. Rosamon…

Brief Biographical Sketch

In Mozart: The Man and the Artist as Revealed in His Own Words

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Friedrich Kerst


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His name is one of the most recognizable names in history and one of the most enduring of composers. At age 5, this…

Preface

In The Wings of the Dove

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Henry James


"The Wings of the Dove," published in 1902, represents to my memory a very old--if I shouldn't perhaps rather say a very young--mo…

Chapter 46

In The Custom of the Country

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Edith Wharton


Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this nov…

August 1, 1714

In The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Quee…

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William Makepeace Thackeray


A classic Victorian novel and a historical novel rolled into one! Read about court and army life during the reign of Queen Anne - a story of…