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War Letters From A Young Queenslander

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Robert Marshall Allen


Letters from a Brisbane doctor posted to the Western Front from 1914 to December 1915. He tells anecdotes of World War I including stories o…

Скатерть Лидии Либединской (Сборник)

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Скатерть Лидии Либединской Лидия Либединская (1921–2006) — прозаик, литературовед; урожденная Толстая, дочь поэтессы Татьяны Вечорки, автор…

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)

The Problem of China

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Bertrand Russell


In 1920-21 Bertrand Russell lived and taught in Peking (Beijing), publishing this book on his return to England. In 1920 he had visited Bols…

Sir Thomas More

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Anthony Munday


Sir Thomas More is a collaborative Elizabethan play by Anthony Munday and others depicting the life and death of Thomas More. It survives on…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 2

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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…

Poems of American History, Volume 4, The Civil War

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Various


This volume is a fascinating reflection on the Civil War years from a perspective in 1908, when many Civil War veterans were still alive, wh…

Moving the Mountain

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Moving the Mountain is a feminist utopian novel written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodica…

Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

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Andrew Barton Paterson


From Banjo Paterson, bush poet and favorite son of Australia, here is a collection of colorful stories from Australia that offer a window in…

Elizabeth and her German Garden

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Elizabeth Von Arnim


Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, first published in 1898; it was very popular and frequently reprinted dur…

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

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Herman Melville


Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leavi…

King Alfred of England

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Jacob Abbott


The life and accomplishments of England's sole title holder of "The Great." King Alfred defended England from Viking invasions an…

Myths And Legends Of The Great Plains (version 2)

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Katharine Berry Judson


Here, amidst the vast sweep of the plains which stretch away to the horizon on every side, boundless, limitless, endless, lived the plains I…

A Place Of Burial In The South Of Scotland

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William Wordsworth


This poem is part of the "Ecclesiastical Sonnets," writen by Wordsworth between 1821 - 22. - Summary by David Lawrence

Мост через бездну. Комментарий к античности

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Волкова Паола


МОСТ ЧЕРЕЗ БЕЗДНУ Комментарий к античности «Мост через бездну» – первая книга Паолы Волковой, написанная ей на основе собственн…

The Whys of Cooking

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Janet Mckenzie Hill


An entertaining yet informative look at the history of Crisco, its place in the "modern" kitchen, basic recipes and how to set up …

Life's Enthusiasms

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David Starr Jordan


The words in this essay on positive thought sing like those in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass." The author praises joyous living and r…

Towards Democracy

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Edward Carpenter


“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

The Outcry

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Henry James


The story concerns the contemplated sale of a famous painting by a proud but relatively cash-strapped British aristocrat to a wealthy Americ…

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

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Robert Tressell


Clearly frustrated at the refusal of his contemporaries to recognise the iniquity of society, Tressell's cast of hypocritical Christians, ex…

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