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14 - Chapter 3B

In John Quincy Adams

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John T. Morse


This biography contains three main sections. the first covers Adams's early years and his time as a diplomat--both in America and overseas. …

30 - Hypnotism and Mesmerism

In Your Psychic Powers and How to Develop Them

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Hereward Carrington


Instructions in how to develop your psychic powers including telepathy, clairvoyance, self-projection, reincarnation, and other topics. Seri…

The Ghost That Got The Button

In Humorous Ghost Stories

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Dorothy Scarborough


Includes: An introduction by Dorothy Scarborough -- The Canterville ghost / by Oscar Wilde -- The ghost-extinguisher / by Gelett Burgess -- …

06 - Turning the Tables

In Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat

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Victor Appleton


Otherwise known as 'Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure', is Volume 4 in the original Tom Swift novel series. Tom persuades his father to us…

67alt - A Sermon to Leopold (alternate reading)

In Thomas Wingfold, Curate

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George MacDonald


Republished in modern times as "The Curate's Awakening". A young man (Thomas Wingfold) "enters the church" through no re…

The Axton Letters

In The American Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

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William Macharg and Edward Balmer and William MacHarg


To follow up on the heels of volumes 1 and 2 of "The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes" released on LibriVox, here is a collection of stor…

Geo. W. Childs

In Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous

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Sarah Knowles Bolton


These characters have been chosen from various countries and from varied professions, that the youth who read this book may see that poverty…

15 - Chapter XV

In Afloat on the Ohio

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Reuben Gold Thwaites


Afloat on the Ohio, An Historical Pilgrimage, of a Thousand Miles in a Skiff, From Redstone to Cairo.There were four of us pilgrims—my Wife,…

Describes Engineering Difficulties, a Perplexing Case, and a Harmonious Meeting

In The Iron Horse

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R. M. Ballantyne


“Is that your bundle, sir?” repeated Mr Blunt a little louder. “Eh? yes, yes—all right,” replied Edwin, annoyed at the interruption, and thi…

Friar Bacon and the Brazen Head

In Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

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James Baldwin


Thirty More Famous Stories Retold, the sequel to the popular Fifty Famous Stories Retold, retells the stories of legendary people and mythol…

Chapter 9

In Abandoned

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Jules Verne


Explorers in a hot-air balloon land on an island, figuring that they must be the only inhabitants. However, they discover a bullet inside a …

Cromwell 1599-1658

In Saints and Heroes Since the Middle Ages Volume 2

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George Hodges


In this second volume, Hodges uses stories of the lives of fourteen well-known saints and heroes of the faith to continue the history of the…

First Impressions Of Yucatan

In The American Egypt

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Channing Arnold


Arnold and Frost were English archaeologists who traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula and wrote "the first book ever written by Englishmen…