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How Bessie Kept House

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Amanda Minnie Douglas

Bessie desperately wants to be trusted with taking care of the house alone, instead of being bossed by Cousin Jane, while her mother goes on…

The Peaceful Atom

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Bernice Kohn Hunt

In this children's science book from the early 1960s, the concept of atoms and the science behind them is introduced. The book recounts the …

Poems by a Slave

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George Moses Horton

This book of poems, published originally in 1829 and reprinted in 1837, was the second book written by George M. Horton. It addresses themes…

Railroads from the Investor's View Point

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Federal Securities Corporation

This small booklet was written in 1921 as a guide for Americans interested in investing in railroad securities. The majority of the book is …

Section 11

In Life and Sayings of Mrs. Partington and Others of the Family

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B. P. Shillaber

Mrs. Partington, not unlike Mrs. Malaprop, is prone to using the wrong words when expressing her sentiments. However, the "inappropriat…

Copyright Law of the United States, Preface, Sections 101-102

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 004

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United States of America

Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Ethics of Human Subjects Research: A Historical Perspective, Chapter 4, Part 2

In Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

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Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments and Advisory Committee On Human Radiation Experiments

Researchers in the United States have performed thousands of human radiation experiments to determine the effects of atomic radiation and ra…


In The Heavenly Twins

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Sarah Grand

First published in 1893, this novel came to question many subjects which were considered taboo. Through a few interconnected plots and sub p…

Serious Intent, Part 2

In Arthur Wing Pinero, Playwright - A Study

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Hamilton Fyfe

A discussion about the life and works of the playwright Arthur Wing Pinero. The perfect accompaniment to the plays by Pinero available here …

Ameliar-anne and the Green Umbrella

In Children's Short Works, Vol. 028

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Constance Heward

Librivox's Children's Short Works Collection 028: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

Familiar Dialogues

In English as She is Spoke

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Pedro Carolino

English as She is Spoke is a 19th century Portuguese-to-English phrasebook that has become a classic of absurdist humor, owing chiefly to th…

Capítulo XVIII

In Persuasión

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Jane Austen

Una de las novelas famosas de Jane Austen. - Summary by kathrinee