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Vices are not Crimes

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Lysander Spooner


Lysander Spooner (1808 – 1887) was an American individualist anarchist, entrepreneur, political philosopher, abolitionist, supporter of the …

Five Months at Anzac

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Joseph Lievesley Beeston


A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force . From his leaving Australi…

The Amateur Emigrant

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Robert Louis Stevenson


In July 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson left Scotland to meet his future wife in her native California. Leaving by ship from Glasgow, Scotland,…

A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53

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Ellen Clacy


"If you have visions of a middle-aged parasol-bearing lady smiling sweetly from her carriage as she tours Bendigo think again. In 1852,…

Lisbeth Longfrock or Sidsel Sidsærkin

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Hans Aanrud


Lisbeth Longfrock - (Sidsel Sidsærkin in its original Norwegian) was seen by the author as a book written for adults, telling the stor…

06 - The Stuff of Dreams

In Maria Chapdelaine

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Louis Hemon and Louis Hémon


Maria Chapdelaine is one of the most famous French Canadian novels. It is the love story of Maria Chapdelaine, daughter of a peasant family …

08 - Marjoram - Mustard

In The Family Kitchen Gardener

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Robert Buist


The Family Kitchen Gardener contains plain and accurate descriptions (ca 1847) of all the different species and varieties of specifically Am…

02 - Village Gossip

In The Mystery at Number Six

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Augusta Huiell Seaman


A mysterious girl, a mysterious pool, and a mysterious businessman combine to send two Florida teens to adventureland in this pre-Nancy Drew…

34 - Pulmonary Veins; Systemic Veins: Veins of the Heart

In Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 3 (Gray's Anatomy)

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Henry Gray


Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded th…

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In Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

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Samuel Richardson


"Now first published in order to cultivate the Principles of Virtue and Religion in the Minds of the Youth of Both Sexes.A Narrative wh…