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The Red Hand

Read by Wanda White

Arthur Machen

Two London gentlemen ponder the evolution of humankind as they investigate a modern-day murder committed with an ancient tool. - Summary by…

Lesson 11. Cetacea. Part 1

In The Elements of Mammalogy

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William Ruschenberger

The Elements of Mammalogy is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This s…

Ch 3 - General Nature of Wounds

In War Surgery - From Firing Line to Base

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Basil Hughes

One of the first volumes dedicated to systematized medical treatment of soldiers in modern warfare, including a chapter on specific care for…

Antonio and Piero Pollaiuolo

In Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 3

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Giorgio Vasari

The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

Chapter II

In A Cursory History of Swearing

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Julian Sharman

This is a very readable scientific account of Swearing and Cursing in the English Language. Not only is an enlightening historical account g…

Lincoln's First Inaugural Speech

In Noted Speeches of Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln

A few of Lincoln's most famous speeches and the Lincoln-Douglas debate make for historic reading. (summary by David O)