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Greek Athletics

Read by Heather Eney


Frederick Adam Wright


The history of Greek athletics as it pertains to the Olympics. Describes various activities such as boxing, wrestling, etc. and accounts fro…

War of the Flemings with Philip the Fair of France, AD 1302 by Eyre Evans Crowe

In The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07

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Charles F. Horne


A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narrati…

Chapter XXIII: Chaucer - "The Canterbury Tales"

In English Literature for Boys and Girls

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


"Has there ever been a time when no stories were told? Has there ever been a people who did not care to listen? I think not." Thu…

Riches and Charity, Part 2

In Thrift

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Samuel Smiles


"This book is intended as a sequel to Self-Help and Character. It might, indeed, have appeared as an introduction to these volumes; for…

Origin and History of Wild-Animal Training

In The Training of Wild Animals

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Frank Charles Bostock


Today, performing animals are frowned on by many but in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, traveling menageries afforded entertainment …

The American Red Cross

In The World’s Story Volume XV: The World War

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Horatio W. Dresser


This is the last volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story, originally started by Eva March Tappan. This book, edited by Horatio W. D…

Miraculous Cures

In Modern Magic

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Maximilian Schele De Vere


M. (Maxamilian) Schele de Vere was born in Sweden in 1820 and studied language in Germany before eventually becoming a professor of modern l…