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Gulliver's Travels

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Jonathan Swift


Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is b…

Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

The Princess and the Goblin

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George MacDonald


The Princess and the Goblin is an enthralling fantasy tale written by George MacDonald. Her nurse Lootie raises the princess Irene in a hous…

The Talisman

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Sir Walter Scott


The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the …

The Princess and Curdie

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George MacDonald


The Princess and Curdie is the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. It's been a year since the Princess Irene and Curd…

The Iliad for Boys and Girls

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Alfred John Church


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a sty…

Miner and Minor Poets

In Reviews

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Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much that I think it proof against any exhumation of articles which he or his admirers would hav…

Chapter 25

In Jane Eyre

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Charlotte Brontë


Jane Eyre is not your typical romance. It is a story of a woman who struggles with a world in which she doesn't quite fit. Once finished wit…

A Sentimental Journey Through Literature

In Reviews

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Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much that I think it proof against any exhumation of articles which he or his admirers would hav…

Introduction

In Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable

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Thomas Bulfinch


Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes…

The Siege of Tyre

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

Defeat of Darius

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

Beowulf and Grendel

In Myths and Legends of All Nations

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Logan Marshall


This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

In The Blue Fairy Book

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Andrew Lang


Andrew Lang's Blue Fairy Book (1889) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was f…

Campaign in Asia Minor

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

Crossing the Hellespont

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

The Reaction

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

Beginning of His Reign

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

Alexander's Childhood and Youth

In Alexander the Great

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Jacob Abbott


Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, …

10 - Third Dynasty: Sea Divinities- Oceanus through Nike

In Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

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E. M. Berens


This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of majo…

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