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American Fairy Tales

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L. Frank Baum


This collection of fantasy stories was originally serialized in regional newspapers, prior to being published as a complete volume. The stor…

The Autobiography of Methuselah

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John Kendrick Bangs


A satirical look at early biblical events from the point of view of someone who was there to witness most of them: the oldest man in recorde…

Tarzan and the Ant Men

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Edgar Rice Burroughs


Lord Greystoke, Tarzan of the Apes, is embroiled in thrilling adventures among the tiny, warlike Minunians. (Summary by Matthew Reece)

Elves and Heroes

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Donald Alexander Mackenzie


This volume describes, in verse, the mythical creatures and people of ancient Scotland. It also includes explanatory notes about about the c…

Melmoth the Wanderer, part 2

In Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 3

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Julian Hawthorne, ed.


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Joan of Arc pt 3

In The Heroines of History

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John S. Jenkins


A look at some of the famous women in European history. Includes biographies on Cleopatra; Isabella of Castile; Joan of Arc; Maria Theresa; …

The attitude of the public towards the blind

In Five Lectures on Blindness

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Kate M. Foley


The [five] lectures were written primarily to be delivered at the summer sessions of the University of California, at Berkeley and at Los An…

07 - Science and Art Under Socialism

In Proposed Roads to Freedom

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Bertrand Russell


Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 – 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, political activist and Nobel laureate. …

38 - Chapter XXXVIII

In Aurora Floyd

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


Aurora Floyd, the daughter of a rich banker and an actress, could not have had a better start: back from a finishing school in Paris, she is…

04 - The Story of Caliph Stork

In The Green Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang


Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Altho…

08 - A Raid on the Stale-Beer Dives

In How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

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Jacob Riis and Jacob A. Riis


How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (1890) was a pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting…

03 - Railroad Tennis

In The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore

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Laura Lee Hope


In this third volume of the “Bobbsey Twin Series”, the twins – Nan and Bert and Freddie and Flossie – go with their family to visit relative…