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China and the Chinese

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Edmund Plauchut


Edmund Plauchut spent many years in China and gives an account of his observations of the places, people, and culture as he experienced them…

Miss Maitland, Private Secretary

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Geraldine Bonner


Semi-retired sleuth Molly Morgenthau Babbitts goes undercover as a governess to investigate a robbery at the aristocratic Janney mansion on …

Mob Rule In New Orleans

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett


Born into slavery in Mississippi in 1862, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist…

Betty Baird's Ventures

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Anna Hamlin Weikel


Betty has graduated from the Pines and is now with her parents at their new home on Long Island. When Betty finds out that her father is hav…

Betty Baird

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Anna Hamlin Weikel


This is the first book in the Betty Baird Series of boarding school books, a genre which was popular among young girls in the early 1900s. O…

Betty Baird's Golden Year

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Anna Hamlin Weikel


It seems that all the people close to Betty are going through major life changes. Lois is certainly spending a lot of time with Dunmore Lane…

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth (version 2)

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Olive Gilbert


Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree) was born into slavery in 1797 (or thereabouts) in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York. This narrati…

In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World by Elizabeth Bisland

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Elizabeth Bisland


In November 1889, the New York World announced that it was sending its reporter Nellie Bly around the world, in a bid to beat Phileas Fogg's…

The Worshipper of the Image

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Richard Le Gallienne


"The Worshipper of the Image," by Richard Le Galliene first published in 1900. The protagonist Antony, a poet buys a death mask i…

Public Speaking Phrases: Take another instance - The whole story of civilization

In 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…

36 - Beth's Secret

In Little Women

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Louisa May Alcott


Little Women is the classic story of The March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls--Practical, yet fashion con…