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The Watsons

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Jane Austen

This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austen in 1804 and remained untitled and unpublished until her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer

In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The Riddle of the Sands

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Erskine Childers

Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain

Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…


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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Die Fürstin ist auf einem Spazierritt, als auf einem Jahrmarkt, auf dem auch wilde Tiere ausgestellt sind, ein Feuer ausbricht. Ein ent…

02 - The Goblin Pony

In The Grey Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang

The tales in the Grey Fairy Book are derived from many countries — Lithuania, various parts of Africa, Germany, France, Greece, and other re…

Both Shatters, Die

In Sammlung kurzer Werke

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Karl May

Sammlung von 19 kurzen Werken von Karl May: • Die beiden Kulledschi. Eine Orienterzählung aus Ägypten. Veröffentlicht in: D…

Of the Primacy of Pure Practical Reason in its Union with the Speculative Reason

In The Critique of Practical Reason

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Immanuel Kant

The Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft) is the second of Immanuel Kant's three critiques, first published in 1788…

Chapter 14: Postscript

In Memoir of Jane Austen

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James Edward Austen-Leigh

"The Memoir of my Aunt, Jane Austen, has been received with more favour than I had ventured to expect. The notices taken of it in the …

Chapter 01

In Murder at Bridge

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Anne Austin

Inhabitants of the small town of Hamilton joke that they are afraid of being the dummy when playing Bridge, for fear of being murdered. Mean…

A Nautical Ballad - Read by GE

In A Nautical Ballad

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Charles Edward Carryl

LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 different recordings of A Nautical Ballad by Charles Edward Carryl.

Pretty Open Pattern

In Exercises in Knitting

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Cornelia Mee

Mrs. Mee, her husband, and her sister ran a yarn and needlework import/warehouse business in Bath, England. Her books primarily contain prac…

Section Two

In The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights), Volume 01

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Translated by Richard Burton and Anonymoustranslated Byrichard Francis Burton

This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythol…


In Märchen 5

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grimm, Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts begannen die Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, traditionelle, bisher vor allem mündlich weitergegebene E…

Day 1, The Fifth Story

In The Decameron

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Giovanni Boccaccio

The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and…