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Poems of Nature

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Henry David Thoreau


The fifty poems here brought together under the title ‘Poems of Nature’ are perhaps two-thirds of those which Thoreau preserved. Many of the…

A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818

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Elisabeth G. Stryker


This is a brief biography of Samuel J. Mills who was instrumental in establishing the first missionary society in the United States, and als…

Clara A. Swain, M.D.

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Mrs. Robert Hoskins


This is a brief biography of Clara A. Swain, M.D. who is regarded as the "first Medical Missionary to the Women of the Orient." S…

The Man with the Hoe and Other Poems

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Edwin Markham


Edwin Markham was an American poet whose poems often drew attention to the laborers of the world and frequently expressed elements of faith.…

Haiti: Its Dawn of Progress after Years in a Night of Revolution

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John Dryden Kuser


This book is part history and part travelogue, an account of a brief visit by a wealthy, white U.S. politician during a lamentable time in H…

G.K. Chesterton in The Open Road

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G. K. Chesterton


A collection of 2 book reviews written by G.K. Chesterton in "The Open Road", both from 1911. (Summary by Maria Therese)

Songs by the Sea

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Rebecca Ruter Springer


Best known for her mystical writing, IntraMuros, Rebecca Ruter Springer was also a sensitive poet. This a short volume of her poems celebra…

G.K. Chesterton in The Bibliophile Magazine

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G. K. Chesterton


Two essays/articles by G.K. Chesterton, published in 'The Bibliophile' magazine in 1908. (Summary by Maria Therese)

The New Joan and Other Poems

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Katherine Hale


Katherine Hale is the pen name of Amelia Beers Warnock Garvin, a Canadian poet and literary critic. This volume is one of her collections w…

Evening Past Times Part 3

In Enquire Within Upon Everything

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Robert Kemp Philp


Enquire Within Upon Everything was a book of how to do things in domestic life It was first published in 1856 by Houlston and Sons of Patern…

First Milestone

In T. De Witt Talmage As I Knew Him

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Thomas De Witt Talmage and Eleanor McCutcheon Talmage


The Autobiography of Thomas De Witt Talmage, he was one of the most prominent religious leaders in the United States during the mid 19th cen…

Book I - Chapter 1

In Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus

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Xenophon


The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentle…

Second Part, chapter II, part I: French Circumnavigators, 6

In Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol. 3

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Jules Verne


This volume, entitled "The great explorers of the 19th century", forms the third of three volumes under the general title of "…

Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 1

In Poems of American History, The Colonial Era

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Various


A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing throug…