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Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…

The Mentor: Benjamin Franklin

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Albert Bushnell Hart


This is Vol. 6, No. 7, Serial No. 155 of The Mentor, published May 15, 1918. Benjamin Franklin was one of the leading figures of the 18th c…

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…

On an Irish Jaunting-Car through Donegal and Connemara

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Samuel Gamble Bayne


This book gives a brief glimpse into the social history of Ireland in the early part of the 20th Century. During his 1902 tour through the n…

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 …

Maria Chapdelaine (version 2)

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Louis Hémon


The novel Maria Chapdelaine portrays life in rural Quebec at the beginning of the 20th century. Published first in French in 1913, it is a f…

The Child in the Midst: A Comparative Study of Child Welfare in Christian and N…

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Mary Shauffler Labaree


Chapters follow the progression of a child from birth through working years.Thus, Chapter 1 traces the child from newborn to toddler stage i…

Мост через бездну. Великие мастера

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Волкова Паола


МОСТ ЧЕРЕЗ БЕЗДНУ  Великие мастера Что появилось раньше – человек или зеркало? Этим вопросом задается Паола Дмитриевна Волкова в четве…

Козел отпущения

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Жирар Рене


Козёл отпущения Рене Жирар - французский философ, создатель оригинальной всеобъемлющей теории происхождения религии и культуры. Его прослав…

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…

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…

Забытое королевство

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Гуляр Пётр


Забытое королевство В юности Петр Гуляр бежал в Китай от Октябрьской революции и до конца своих дней жил в странах Востока. Как путешествен…

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

Èmile

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Emile, or On Education or Émile, or Treatise on Education (French: Émile, ou De l’éducation) was published in 1762 in F…

Wives and Daughters (version 2)

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel was serialized in Cornhill Magazine from 1864 to 1866, and completed by her editor posthumously. It looks at …

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…

Old Rail Fence Corners

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Lucy Leavenworth Wilder Morris


Old Rail Fence Corners is an historical treasure trove containing the stories of the first significant waves of European-American settlers i…

Java Head

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Joseph Hergesheimer


Java Head is a novel of the American merchant marine at the beginning of the great clipper ship era. It is laid in Salem, when that city was…

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 …

Duizend en één Nacht, Eerste deel

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Anonymous


Koning Schahriar denkt door zijn vrouw bedrogen te zijn. Om herhaling te voorkomen besluit hij voortaan elke avond een nieuwe vrouw te trouw…

Hagar of the Pawn-Shop

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Fergus Hume


Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly Lo…

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