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The Birth of Tragedy

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Friedrich Nietzsche


In this famous early work of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, he investigates the artistic characteristics of Apollonian (reason) and…

Laws (version 2)

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Plato


Laws (Greek: Νόμοι) is Plato's last and longest dialogue. It is generally agreed that Plato wrote this dialogue as an older man, having fail…

My Bondage and My Freedom

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Frederick Douglass


The life of Frederick Douglass, recorded in the pages which follow, is not merely an example of self elevation under the most adverse circum…

Early Greek Philosophy and Other Essays

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Friedrich Nietzsche


The essays contained in this volume treat of various subjects. With the exception of perhaps one we must consider all these papers as fragme…

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

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Alfred Thayer Mahan


The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783 is a history of naval warfare written in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan. It details the role…

Monte-Cristo's Daughter

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Edmund Flagg


"Monte-Cristo's Daughter," a wonderfully brilliant, original, exciting and absorbing novel, is the Sequel to "The Count of Mo…

The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche: Volume 3

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Friedrich Nietzsche


Volume 3 of the complete works contains several short critical introductory essays, five lectures under the heading "On the Future of o…

The Pilot

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James Fenimore Cooper


The work, which was admired by Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad for its authentic portrayal of a seafaring life and takes place during the …

Cleopatra

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Georg Ebers


The world knows the fate of the classic lovers Cleopatra and Mark Antony, so there is no need to announce a spoiler alert. Georg Ebers was a…

Smoke Bellew

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Jack London


Smoke Bellew, or really Jack London, leaves his less than satisfying writing job in San Francisco for the opportunity to search for gold in …

Trial and Triumph

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Frances E. W. Harper


This novel, like two other novels that Harper serialized in The Christian Recorder, sets forth the principles which make for a meaningful, m…

The Mabinogion, Volume 3

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Anonymoustranslated Bycharlotte Guest


This is final volume of the Mabinogion. As with the other volumes, these Arthurian tales are translated from Welsh manuscripts and largely r…

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 5

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Max Arthur Macauliffe


This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. MacAuliffe had exte…

Sons of Fire

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


"He was a stranger in Matcham, a 'foreigner' as the villagers called such alien visitors. He had never been in the village before, knew…

Cane

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Jean Toomer


Reading this book, I had a vision of a land, heretofore sunk in the mists of muteness, suddenly rising up into the eminence of song. Innume…

The Life of Washington, Volume 1

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John James Marshall


If it be true that it takes a great man to interpret the life of a great man then Bushrod Washington made no mistake in the selection of a b…

Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

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Alice Dunbar Nelson


It seems eminently fitting and proper in this year, the fiftieth anniversary of the Proclamation of Emancipation that the Negro should give …

The Chronicles of America Volume 08 - The Quaker Colonies

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Sydney Fisher


The Quaker Colonies describes the Quaker emigration to the colonies in the sixteen and seventeen hundreds and at the same time its involveme…

The Adventures of Gil Blas de Santillane

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Alain René Lesage


Gil Blas is born in misery to a stablehand and a chambermaid of Santillana in Cantabria, and is educated by his uncle. He leaves Oviedo at t…

Prince or Chauffeur? A Story of Newport

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Lawrence Perry


Newport, of course, means aristocratic families and naval adventures. In this tale, we wonder if the heiress will actually marry the Russian…

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