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My Hunt After 'The Captain'

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


Holmes describes his frantic search through Civil War torn landscapes for his wounded son, the future Supreme Court Justice. Originally publ…

Walden, ou La Vie dans les Bois

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Henry David Thoreau


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), poète, écrivain, antiesclavagiste, fut aussi un naturaliste accompli et un membre émin…

Famous Impostors

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Bram Stoker


Aliases. Fraudsters. Confidence tricksters. People pretending to be what they are not, for financial, political or personal gain. Fiction is…

The Life of Mozart Volume 1

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Otto Jahn


An in depth look into the life of one of the greatest ever composers and musicians. Mozart was truly a gifted individual and this is an inte…

The Underground Railroad, Part 4

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William Still


"The work is intensely interesting. Many of the narratives thrill the reader through and through. Some of them awaken an indignation, a…

The Life of St. Teresa

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St. Teresa of Avila


Saint Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, (March 28, 1515, at …

Letters on an Elk Hunt

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Elinore Pruitt Stewart


This is a sequel to Letters of a Woman Homesteader in which Elinore Rupert (Pruitt) Stewart describes her arrival and early years on a Burnt…

The Lives of the Queens of England, Volume 7

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Agnes Strickland


The Lives of the Queens of England is a multi-volumed work attributed to Agnes Strickland, though it was mostly researched and written by he…

Abraham Lincoln: A History (Volume 1)

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John Hay


This is the biography of Abraham Lincoln, written by two of his private secretaries. (Summary by ashleighjane)

Great Artists: Volume 1

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Jennie Ellis Keysor


Biographies of Raphael Santi, Murillo, Peter Paul Rubens, and Albrecht Durer. This is a wonderful tool for art study as there are references…

Van Dyck

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Percy M. Turner


A biography and critique of Van Dyck in The Masterpieces in Colour series. The Plates of the paintings are fully described and the artistic …

A Small Boy and Others

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Henry James


A Small Boy and Others is a book of autobiography by Henry James published in 1913. The book covers James's earliest years and discusses his…

The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

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Helen Nicolay


The Boys’ Life of Abraham Lincoln is a biography with many anecdotes that takes one deeper into the thoughts, personality, and beliefs of th…

The Underground Railroad, Part 5

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William Still


"I congratulate you that, after much patient research, careful preparation, and untiring labor, you have completed your voluminous work…

Autobiography

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John Stuart Mill


John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873), British philosopher, political economist, civil servant and Member of Parliament, was an influe…

For Greater Things: The Story of Saint Stanislaus Kostka

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William T. Kane


Saint Stanislaus Kostka was a 16th century Polish novice in the Society of Jesus. Polish nobleman John Kostka was not pleased with the spir…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II

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James Boswell


Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, edito…

George Frideric Handel

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Herbert Francis Peyser


Handel’s long career resembles a gigantic tapestry, so bewilderingly crowded with detail, so filled with turmoil and vicissitude, with vast …

The Story of a Soul (Version 2)

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Saint Therese Of Lisieux


She is also known as St.Thérèse of Child Jesus. She was born at Alençon, France, 2 January 1873; died at Lisieux 30 Sep…

The Life of St. Teresa

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Frances Alice Forbes


Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus, baptized as Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada (28 March 1515 – 4 October …

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