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Sophisms of the Protectionists

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Frédéric Bastiat


"To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them," Bastiat said and believed. He reasoned, employing repetition to various appl…

The Valley of Fear

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Doyle's final novel featuring the beloved sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, brings the detective and his friend to a country manor where they are pre…

Fourteen Months in American Bastiles

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Francis Key Howard


Francis Key Howard recounts in this book his life as a political prisoner of the United States. He points out that he was held captive at th…

Essays on Political Economy

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Frédéric Bastiat


Bastiat asserted that the only purpose of government is to defend the right of an individual to life, liberty, and property. From this defin…

Part 4, Chapter 44a

In The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 2

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

Bk. 1 Ch. 5

In Marcella

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Mrs. Humphry Ward and Mary Augusta Ward


Mary Augusta Ward (Mrs. Humphry Ward) was a very popular author at the end of the 19th century. The arrival of Marcella was discussed a lot …

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In The Spell of the Yukon

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Robert W. Service


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Spell of the Yukon by Robert W. Service. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Dece…