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The Body-Snatchers

In The Mysteries of London Vol. I part 1

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George W. M. Reynolds


The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-4…

21 - Book First, Chapters 11 to 15. Of the noble city of Tauris. Of the monaste…

In The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels o…

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Rustichello da Pisa and Rustichello Da Pisa


"Books of the Marvels of the World" or "Description of the World" (Divisament dou monde), also nicknamed "Il Milion…

53 - Intercession

In Thomas Wingfold, Curate

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George MacDonald


Republished in modern times as "The Curate's Awakening". A young man (Thomas Wingfold) "enters the church" through no re…

Chapter 17

In Cutlass and Cudgel

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George Manville Fenn


Based around the crew of cutter HMS White Hawk, this is a tale of smuggling in the early 19th century off the coast of Wessex. The midshipma…

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