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The Adventures of a Man of Science

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Clifford Halifax and L. T. Meade

"We have taken down these stories from time to time as our friend. Paul Gilchrist, has related them to us. He is a man whose life study…

The Kingdom of the Heavens

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Charles Nordmann

Thought is the most swift and subtle of vehicles. Let us therefore use that craft to reach a trysting-place in the skies. The light which r…

Of Embroidery

In Arts and Crafts Essays

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A series of essays by Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society with a preface by William Morris who writes "It is this conscio…

The Valley of the Colorado

In Canyons of the Colorado

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John Wesley Powell

John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colora…

The Evening of the Betrothal

In The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, …

On the Part Played by Accident in Discovery

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 032

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Ernst Mach

Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the history of aeroplanes, politica…

14 The Chemist as Creator

In The Outline of Science, Vol 3

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J. Arthur Thomson

The Outline of Science was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects rang…

The Blue Grosbeak

In Birds and All Nature, Vol. VII, No 4, April 1900

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"Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and br…

Mr. Bovey's Unexpected Will

In The Miss Florence Cusack Mysteries

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L. T. Meade

Miss Florence Cusack was featured as an amateur detective who assists in solving crimes in five short stories authored by L. T. Meade and Ro…

Electricity - Chapter 7 - Development of Electro-Chemistry

In The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 3: Physics & Electricity

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler

Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The third volume is on physics written by George Matthew and on electricity wri…


In Chronicles of Canada Volume 09 - The Acadian Exiles: A Chronicle of the Land o…

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Arthur Doughty and Arthur G. Doughty

The name Acadia, which we now associate with a great tragedy of history and song, was first used by the French to distinguish the eastern or…

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