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With Cortez in Mexico, or By Right of Conquest

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G. A. Henty


In perhaps the most audacious military enterprise in the history of human conquest, Cortez, with only a few hundred men, conquered a civili…

Stories from the Adirondacks

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Albert A. Young


A collection of five stories all of which take place in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, and most which contain elements of som…

Fire - Flowers

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E. Pauline Johnson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Fire - Flowers by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 18,…

Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories

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Giovanni Verga


The short stories of Giovanni Verga, one of the leading authors of Italian verismo, or realism, tell mostly of working-class characters in r…

Winds of Doctrine: Studies in Contemporary Opinion

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George Santayana


Even before the Great War turned the world upside down, Western civilization was being revolutionized at all levels: intellectually, philos…

The Seven Poor Travellers

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Charles Dickens


One of Dickens' Christmas stories, this was first published as part of the Christmas number of Household Words for 1854. The first chapter r…

Oldtown Folks

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Harriet Beecher Stowe


1870's rural Massachusetts communities became famous as “Oldtown” in Harriet Beecher Stowe's 7th novel and national bestseller. Based partia…

The Quest of the Silver Fleece

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W. E. B. Du Bois


The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a story of romance, race, economics and politics set around the 1900s. Here, a traditionally educated boy …

Revolution, and other Essays

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Jack London


A collection of 13 essays written between 1900 and 1908, published in 1910. The lead essay, "Revolution", outlines how and why Lon…

Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

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William Dean Howells


Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy" Willia…

Myths And Legends Of The Pacific Northwest Especially Of Washington And Oregon

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Katharine Berry Judson


The basis on which these myths were selected necessarily excluded those which showed traces of the white man's religion or of the red man's …

Сотворение Карамзина

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Лотман Юрий


Сотворение Карамзина Издаваемая книга — не исследование творчества Карамзина в целом и не биография в смысле перечня внешних фактов его жиз…

Old Santeclaus

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Clement Clarke Moore


Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 – July 10, 1863) was an American Professor of Oriental and Greek Literature, as well as Divinity and Bib…

The Vocation of the Scholar

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Johann Gottlieb Fichte


Johann Gottlieb Fichte (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈɡɔtliːp ˈfɪçtə]; May 19, 1762 – January 27, 1814) was a German philosopher. He was one of t…

Stories From Wagner

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J. Walker McSpadden


Eleven stories of eleven operas by Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold. Die Walküre. Siegfried. Götterdämmerung. Parsifal. Lohengrin. Ta…

The Marrow of Tradition

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt


In The Marrow of Tradition, Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the ra…

The Age of the Motored Things

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Age of the Motored Things by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.This was the Fortnightly Poetry project…

The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

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Various


A fourth grade English textbook published by the Minister of Education for Ontario in 1909. This reader features various pieces of Poetry a…

Christmastide

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William Sandys


Christmastide: Its History, Festivities and Carols, With Their Music is a collection of essays detailing the early traditions of Christmas i…

A Short Discourse Concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Methods to Be Used…

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Richard Mead


This is a work written about the plague in France and how to prevent its spread. It is considered an important historical work for the unde…

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