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A Book of Discovery

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M. B. Synge


Telling the history of geographical discoveries, "Book of Discovery" is a record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne…

The Tale of Three Lions

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H. Rider Haggard


Taking place in the heart of Africa, “The Tale of Three Lions” is one more thrilling adventure from the eventful life of old hunter Quaterma…

Heroes of the Middle Ages

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Eva March Tappan


"The object of this book is to bring together stories of the most important movements in the history of Europe during the Middle Ages, …

A Short History of the World

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H. G. Wells


A Short History of the World is a non-fictional historic work by English author H. G. Wells, largely inspired by Wells's earlier 1919 work T…

Lāčplēsis

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Andrejs Pumpurs


Lāčplēsis is an epic poem by Andrejs Pumpurs, a Latvian poet, who wrote it between 1872-1887 based on local legends. Lāčplēsis is regarded a…

North-Pole Voyages

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Zachariah Atwell Mudge


For more than three hundred years an intense desire has been felt by explorers to discover and reveal to the world the secrets of the immed…

Book 5, Chapter III

In Last Days of Pompeii

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Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton and Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culmi…

Ch 17 The Crusades, Their Decline and End, pt 1

In A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 2

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Francois Guizot and François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

Part 1, Chapter 11: From Pevas to the Frontier

In Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

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Jules Verne


First published in 1881, Eight Hundred Miles on the Amazon is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, having elements of codes and cryptography. …