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Dictionnaire des idées reçues

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Gustave Flaubert


Le « Dictionnaire des idées reçues » : recueil d’exemples de l’intelligence humaine qui se dépasse elle-m&e…

A Dictionary of English Synonymes, Vol. 01

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Richard Soule


A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseolog…

Tremendous Trifles

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G. K. Chesterton


“None of us think enough of these things on which the eye rests. But don't let us let the eye rest. Why should the eye be so lazy? Let us ex…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 2

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Various


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and Short Stories Volume 3, 1848 to 1853

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Hans Christian Andersen


A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. (Summary by Kristin…

In Ghostly Japan

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Lafcadio Hearn


This collection of 14 stories collected by Lafcadio Hearn, contains Japanese ghost stories, but also several non-fiction pieces. Hearn tries…

Lectures on Landscape

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John Ruskin


A series of lectures on landscape painting delivered at Oxford in 1871, by artist, critic, and social commentator, John Ruskin.

Fathers of Biology

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Charles Mcrae


An account given of the lives of five great naturalists (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Vesalius and Harvey) will not be found devoid of int…

Walking

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Henry David Thoreau


This was originally a lecture given by Thoreau in 1851 at the Concord lyceum titled "The Wild" . He revised it before his death an…

George Bernard Shaw

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G. K. Chesterton


Chesterton and Shaw were famous friends and enjoyed their arguments and discussions. Although rarely in agreement, they both maintained good…

Lectures of Col. R.G. Ingersoll, Volume 1

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Robert G. Ingersoll


Colonel Robert Green Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for…

The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book

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William F. Bigelow


A collection of articles from Good Housekeeping magazine, The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book focuses on the subject of marriage. With instr…

Reflections on the Revolution in France

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Edmund Burke


Reflections on the Revolution in France is a 1790 book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant)…

The Gettysburg Address (version 4)

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Abraham Lincoln


The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States hist…

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

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Henry David Thoreau


Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thorea…

The Defendant

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G. K. Chesterton


A collection of reprinted articles on a wide-range of subjects, all in the unique style of G. K. Chesterton. Using wit, paradox, and good hu…

J'accuse...!

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Émile Zola


J'accuse est le titre d'un article rédigé par Émile Zola lors de l'affaire Dreyfus et publié dans le journal L'A…

Sadhana, The Realisation of Life, version 2

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Rabindranath Tagore


A collection of essays on the Hindu/Buddhist view of humankind's place in the universe. As the author says in his introduction: "in the…

What I Saw in America

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G. K. Chesterton


“Let me begin my American impressions with two impressions I had before I went to America. One was an incident and the other an idea; and wh…

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

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Grenville Kleiser


A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embelli…

The Anti-Federalist Papers

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Patrick Henry


During the period of debate over the ratification of the Constitution, numerous independent local speeches and articles were published all a…

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