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Chapter XVII. The Christian Renaissance by M.R. James (part 3)

In The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 01, The Renaissance

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Various


The Cambridge Modern History is a universal history covering the period from 1450 to 1910. It was published in 14 volumes between 1902 and 1…

Chapter XXX Giovanni Gastone

In The Medici, Volume 2

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G. F. Young


This work relates the history of the Medici family through three centuries and eleven generations, from its rise from obscurity, to its zeni…

Women and Holy Orders (1921)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 074

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Arthur C. A. Hall


Twenty-one short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "We must learn to dignify common labor." Booker T. Washington spoke plain…

The Boy Soldier

In Rhymes of Childhood

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Edgar A. Guest


Not nursery rhymes, but poems about different scenes of childhood. Poems about Grandpa, Grandma, story time, castor oil, “Wait till your pa …

Preface

In An Essay of the Shaking Palsy

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James Parkinson


This publication is said to be the first to present a systematic view of what was later named Parkinson's disease. Six case studies are desc…

Section 1

In On Being Negro in America

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J. Saunders Redding


A penetrating, insightful, and thoroughly honest view of one's life in the United States as an African-American. - Summary by KevinS

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