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Woman and the New Race

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Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator and nurse who became one of the leading birth control activists of her time, having at one poin…

The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses

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Robert W. Service

Known as the Bard of the Yukon and as a people's poet, Robert Service immortalized his experience with the Yukon and its gold rush and this …

02 - Chapter II

In Afloat on the Ohio

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Reuben Gold Thwaites

Afloat on the Ohio, An Historical Pilgrimage, of a Thousand Miles in a Skiff, From Redstone to Cairo.There were four of us pilgrims—my Wife,…

06 - Chapter VI. Harry Feversham's Plan

In The Four Feathers

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A.E.W. Mason and A. E. W. Mason

The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title.The novel tells th…

21 - Foch, part 1

In Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers

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J. Walker McSpadden

These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the s…

Chapter 15-"Your Mother a Witch!"

In The Witch of Salem

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John R. Musick

A historical novel about the Salem Witch Trials. A fantastic illustrated historical novel by the prolific American author John R. Musick.Fro…

Ch. 2 - Girlhood and its Sorrows

In Behind the Scenes

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Elizabeth Keckley

This is the autobiography of Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who bought her freedom with the money she earned as a seamstress. She eventua…