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Little Miss Grasshopper

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Johanna Spyri

The Feland family go on a holiday in Switzerland. While there, their impulsive younger daughter gets into a scrape that teaches the whole fa…

Donal Grant

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George MacDonald

After leaving home in search of work, Donal Grant accepts a position as tutor to a young boy who lives in a sprawling castle, which also hou…

The Marquis of Lossie

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George MacDonald

This book is the sequel to Malcolm.Having now learned the truth of his own parentage, and some important facts regarding the birth of his la…


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George MacDonald

Malcolm MacPhail has lived, for all of his twenty or so years, in a fishing village on the north coast of Scotland. He lives with his grandf…


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C. S. Lewis

This is a narrative poem written by C.S. Lewis, begun in his teen years and published when he was a tutor at Oxford. It appeared in print un…

How pardon was won for an exile (1808), by Madame Sophie Risteau Cottin

In The World’s Story Volume VI: Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States and Tur…

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Eva March Tappan

This is the sixth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

Introductory Material

In The Road

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Hilaire Belloc

"We are arrived at a chief turning-point in the history of the English highway. New instruments of locomotion, a greater volume of traf…

Pt 3 Ch 5 The Furniture-Van

In The Luggage of Life

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Frank W. Boreham

This collection contains 32 essays by the respected Baptist preacher Frank Boreham. Writing on topics that range from falling in love to eat…

Introductory Note

In A Spring Harvest

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Geoffrey Bache Smith

G.B. Smith is best known for his close friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien, who would go on to write the fantasy epic The Lord of the Rings. He w…

The World War, Part VI. The War in Asia and Africa. Historical note

In The World’s Story Volume XV: The World War

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Horatio W. Dresser

This is the last volume of the 15-volume series The World’s Story, originally started by Eva March Tappan. This book, edited by Horatio W. D…