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Happy Homes and the Hearts that Make Them: Or Thrifty People and why They Thrive

Read by John Greenman


Samuel Smiles


Samuel Smiles was a Scottish author and government reformer, but he concluded that more progress would come from new attitudes than from new…

Toilers of the Sea (Version 2)

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Victor Hugo


The book is dedicated to the island of Guernsey, where Victor Hugo spent 15 years in exile. Hugo uses the setting of a small island communit…

The Diamond Sutra (Chin-Kang-Ching) or Prajna-Paramita

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Unknowntranslated Bywilliam Gemmell


The Diamond Sutra, also known as the ‘Diamond Cutter Sutra’ or ‘Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra,’ is a remarkable Buddhist text and is co…

Mark Twain's Autobiography: With An Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine - Volu…

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Mark Twain


While the Mark Twain Project has created and released a three-volume Mark Twain autobiography with extensive annotations, in the 21st centur…

Mark Twain's Autobiography: With An Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine - Volu…

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


While the Mark Twain Project has created and released a three-volume Mark Twain autobiography with extensive annotations, in the 21st centur…

Researches into the Physical History of Man

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James Cowles Prichard


Prichard’s Researches into the Physical History of Man has been called the most important pre-Darwinian anthropological work in English of t…

The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey

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George Cavendish


Thomas Wolsey was an English statesman and Catholic bishop. His appointment as a cardinal by Pope Leo X in 1515 gave him precedence over all…

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Volume Two

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Andrew Dickson White


"In all modern history, interference with science in the supposed interest of religion, no matter how conscientious such interference m…

Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe


Among the most “banned” books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beeche…

Abraham Lincoln's Lyceum Address, with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

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Various


Long before he was President and having just started his law practice, 28-year-old Abraham Lincoln delivered (January 27, 1838) a speech on …

Mark Twain: The Complete Interviews

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Mark Twain


This collection of the 258 known, publicly-printed interviews of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Gary Scharnhorst and …

Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (version 3)

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Mark Twain


This was the last story published by Twain, a few months before he died. The story follows Captain Elias Stormfield on his extremely long co…

Society as I Have Found It

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Ward Mcallister


Mark Twain illustrator Dan Beard recalled discussing McAllister’s book with Twain. “It was before Webster & Company failed that Ward McA…

The Innocents Abroad

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Mark Twain


Writer/entertainer Garrison Keillor (A Prairie Home Companion) on “The Innocents Abroad”: “…one of the best selling travel books of all time…

The Ordeal of Mark Twain (Version 2)

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Van Wyck Brooks


The Ordeal of Mark Twain analyzes the literary progression of Samuel L. Clemens and attributes shortcomings to Clemens' mother and wife. The…

Presidential Farewell and Last Addresses

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Various


This collection will put in one place, all the Farewell (or last) Addresses made by each of the 43 ex-US presidents.The first, George Washin…

More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain


"More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain" fills in the gaps left by the first collection of newspaper articles: "Newspaper Arti…

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Volume One

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Andrew Dickson White


The 21st Century, so far, has seen a dramatic and widespread questioning of "Science", much of it from "Evangelicals". B…

Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte." De Conte …

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Mark Twain


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of …

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