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The Lost Art of Reading

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Gerald Stanley Lee


Gerald Stanley Lee speaks here-in of books and self in the time of factories, tall buildings and industry and big city making, the effects o…

The Celebrity

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Winston Churchill


Satirizes the rise of a young novelist (thought to be Richard Harding Davis, but denied as such by Churchill). - Summary by Joseph Tabler

Bunker Bean

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Harry Leon Wilson


Young, self conscious, timid stenographer for a New York businessman with a beautiful daughter (the flapper). He emulates stronger types, bu…

Section 37: Special Messages (March 1875)

In A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant

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James D. Richardson and Ulysses S. Grant


The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising of proclamations, special messag…

18 - The Bible as an Educator: Mysteries of the Bible

In Education

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Ellen G. White


Ellen White said that one of the most delicate tasks in life was working with youthful minds. Teaching should be varied which can make it po…

Ch 7 - The Career of the Charitable Quen-Ki-Tong, Part 1

In The Wallet of Kai Lung

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Ernest Bramah


The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-t…

RUNE XX. The Brewing of Beer

In The Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland (Crawford Translation)

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Elias Lonnrot and Elias Lönnrot


This is the epic of Finland. It is the combined folk tales of the Finnish nation starting with the birth of the world from the egg of a seab…

Sport of Pirate Island

In John Dough and the Cherub

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L. Frank Baum


An evil Arabian sorcerer loans a golden flask full of the Great Elixir - a magic liquid that endows a person with pronounced health, strengt…

Book 8, Chapter 4, Part 2: Spheres of Action - Censorship

In History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3

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Henry Charles Lea


The 3rd volume of Lea's monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. This volume covers torture practices; the trial process; punishments; Je…

The Fairy Wicket

In Pagan Papers

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Kenneth Grahame


We join our thoughtful author on a dreamy stroll at dusk through the English countryside, and listen to his nonchalant, slightly scattered m…

To the Same

In Selected Letters of Saint Jane Frances de Chantal

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Saint Jane Frances De Chantal


Saint Jane Frances de Chantal (1572 – 1641) is a Roman Catholic Saint, who founded The Congregation of the Visitation after the death of her…

Campcraft, part 3

In Boy Scouts Handbook

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Boy Scouts of America and Boy Scouts Of America


The Boy Scouts of America was founded over a hundred years ago to serve the young men of the United States of America and give them the same…

Biographical Note on Caius Julius Cæsar

In Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 07

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John Howell Westcott


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Slang of Criminals

In Criminal Investigation: a Practical Handbook for Magistrates, Police Officers a…

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Hans Gross


Reputedly inspired by the Sherlock Holmes stories, Austrian criminal jurist and examining magistrate Hans Gross wrote the first handbook on …

Letter 46 M'Donald

In Clarissa Harlowe, or the History of a Young Lady - Volume 6

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Samuel Richardson


It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, It is generally regarded as Richardson'…

The Nashville Warbler

In Birds and All Nature, Vol. V, No 4, April 1899

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Various


"Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and br…