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George Sand

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Bertha Thomas


A Victorian Novelist herself, Bertha Thomas presents a biography of the Life of George Sand - Summary by Christine Rottger

Murad the Unlucky and Other Tales

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Maria Edgeworth


A collection of short stories by this famous Irish author who spent her life writing for the advancement of humanity and to alleviate the …

Home Vegetable Gardening

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Fredrick Frye Rockwell


Either as hobby or a great economic help, home vegetable gardens are valued. With spare time limited, this book is a great aid to those who …

Discourses of Epictetus

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Epictetus


Philosophical discourses of Epictetus as recorded by his affectionate student, Arrian. One main precept expounded is that we do not fear eve…

Eyes and No Eyes and Other Stories

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John Aikin, Anna Laetitia Barbauld, Jane Marcet and Jane Taylor


Whatever will stimulate the observing tendencies of the young cannot but be of value to them. "Eyes and No Eyes" does this in a de…

O Living Always, Always Dying

In Whispers of Heavenly Death

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Walt Whitman


"Whispers of Heavenly Death" is a short collection of poems within Walt Whitman's major work "Leaves of Grass".In these …

Chapter 6 (part 1)

In Initiation

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Robert Hugh Benson


A tale of all types of human pain (physical, spiritual, and psychological), this book teaches what it means to be truly human. An interestin…

A Night of Misery

In The Mystery of Mrs. Blencarrow

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Margaret O. Oliphant


The location is the English Lake District and the characters very ordinary people. Mrs. Blencarrow is a widow with five children and control…

Preface

In The Mary Frances Sewing Book

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Jane Eayre Fryer


This enchanting book was first published in 1913 “for all girls who love to make pretty things”. Meet Tommy Pin Cushion, Mr. Silver Thimble,…

Chapter 6

In The Green Millennium

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Fritz Leiber


From the classic science-fiction and fantasy author Fritz Leiber comes this intriguing tale of a green cat. From the author's introduction:…

The Scarlet Eye

In The Shagganappi

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E. Pauline Johnson


Tales of adventure in the context of white and first nations peoples interacting in North America, told by Tekahionwake, Haudenosaunee of Si…

The Elizabethan Adventurers, by William Allan Neilson

In Lectures on the Harvard Classics

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Charles William Eliot


The Lecture Series on the contents of The Harvard Classics ought to do much to open that collection of literary materials to many ambitious …

Man's Animal Allies

In Animal Heroes of the Great War

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Ernest Baynes


This book is written by a man who loved to be around animals & birds, treating them as his friends. Published articles by him had people…

Hombourg and Return

In Memories of My Life

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Sarah Bernhardt


Sarah Bernhardt was a popular French actress who starred in some of the most popular French plays of the late 19th and early 20th centuries…

Section 7

In The Feather

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Ford Madox Ford


The headstrong Princess Ernalie is one day carried off from her kingdom by an eagle. Unable to return home because of impassable terrain, sh…