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22 - Chapter IX - The Conservation of Archaic Traits, Part Three

In The Theory of the Leisure Class

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Thorstein Veblen


Originally published by the Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen while he was a professor at the University of Chicago in 1898, the…

Alphabet of Birds

In Soup of Alphabets, Volume 003

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Unknown


This third "stove-top" full of Alphabet Soups --again-- runs the fullest gamut! It ranges from country scenes (Alphabets of Fruits…

The Blatant Brutality of Little Bow Peep

In Mother Goose for Grownups

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Guy Wetmore Carryl


Mother Goose for Grownups is a delightfully silly collection of parodies on well-known Mother Goose tales by Guy Wetmore Carryl. (Summary by…

Chapter IV

In The Journal of Lewis and Clarke (1840)

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and Meriwether Lewis


"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and Clarke, for exploring the river Missouri, and the best communication from that to the Pacific Ocea…

13 - Tarragon - Turnip

In The Family Kitchen Gardener

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Robert Buist


The Family Kitchen Gardener contains plain and accurate descriptions (ca 1847) of all the different species and varieties of specifically Am…

Vol 2 - The Dinner of Trimalchio, Ch 53-59

In The Satyricon

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Gaius Petronius Arbiter


Satyricon (or Satyrica) is a Latin work of fiction in a mixture of prose and poetry. It is believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius,…

09 - Chapter 3 Part 2

In My Life in the South

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Jacob Stroyer


My Life in the South is the vivid and touching autobiography of African-American former slave, Jacob Stroyer. It recounts experiences from …

Letter From Mr. Biggs, A

In The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 01

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E. W. Howe


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the first volume, 53 short stories and poems have been gathered from 44 authors…

23 - Pauperism in the Tenements

In How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

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Jacob Riis and Jacob A. Riis


How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (1890) was a pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting…

1 - A Strange Woman

In The Curtezan Unmasked

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Anonymous


"The Curtezan unmasked or, the Whoredomes of Jezebel Painted to the Life: With Antidotes against them, or Heavenly Julips to cool Men i…

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