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The Passenger from Calais

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Arthur Griffiths

An army officer, and a mysterious lady with a maid and baby in tow, are the only passengers on the Engadine express from Calais. The lady is…

Chapter II

In White Dandy: A Horse's Story

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Velma Caldwell Melville

This book is written from the horse's point of view, much as Black Beauty was. Indeed, it is intended to be a companion book to Black Beaut…


In Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories; Second Series

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Charles Swain Thomas

This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern sho…

Chapter VI

In Hagar's Daughter. A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

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Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins

Hagar's Daughter was first published serially in "The Colored American Magazine" in 1901-1902 by Pauline E. Hopkins, a prominent A…

Chapter 1: Fox-Ways, Part 1

In Ways of Wood Folk

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William J. Long

Late nineteenth-century naturalist William J. Long invites us in to the secret worlds of the woodland animals. Containing Long's own animal …


In A Calendar of Sonnets (Version 2)

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Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Hunt Jackson is probably most famous for her work on behalf of Native Americans’ rights. However, this short volume presents a sonnet …

Thirteenth Letter

In The Sign of the Cross in the Nineteenth Century

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Jean-Joseph Gaume

A book that examines the sign of the Cross made by Christians since the primitive church up until the 19th century. It looks at stories of m…