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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin


Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions …

Common Sense

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Thomas Paine


Common Sense, Paine's pro-independence monograph published anonymously on 10 January 1776, spread quickly among literate colonists. Within t…

The Philosophy of Style

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Herbert Spencer


“The Philosophy of Style,” explored a growing trend of formalist approaches to writing. Highly focused on the proper placement and ordering …

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy

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John Stuart Mill


This is Mill’s first work on economics. It foreshadows his Political Economy which was the standard Anglo-American Economics textbook of the…

Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy

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George Santayana


Before the beginning of World War II, during the time of the Modernist movement in philosophy, George Santayana wrote these five descriptive…

The Calvanism of To-day

In What's Wrong With the World

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) has been called the “prince of paradox.” Time magazine observed of his writing style: “Whenever possibl…

The Tribal Terror

In What's Wrong With the World

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) has been called the “prince of paradox.” Time magazine observed of his writing style: “Whenever possibl…

Chapter IX: Why The People May Strictly Be Said To Govern In The United

In Democracy in America Vol. I

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Alexis De Tocqueville


When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful …

Chapter X: Parties In The United States

In Democracy in America Vol. I

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Alexis De Tocqueville


When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful …

John DeWitt I

In 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…

John DeWitt II

In 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…

John DeWitt III

In 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…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 1

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 4

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 5

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 6

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 2

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 3

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter XXV: Jovian and Valentinian Pt. 7

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. II

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

Chapter 11

In The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

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Olaudah Equiano


The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written in 1789, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It discusses his time sp…

Letter XV - SOURCE OF THE CARBON AND NITROGEN OF PLANTS

In Familiar Letters on Chemistry

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Justus Von Liebig


Justus von Liebig (1803-1873) was a German chemist who made major contributions to agricultural and biological chemistry and is known for hi…

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