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Shorty McCabe

Read by Scotty Smith


Sewell Ford


Yes, it's been a couple of years since I quit the ring. . . . I slid into a quiet corner for a month or so, and then I dropped into the only…

Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery

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Marion Harland


This is a practical guide to running a household in 1883. Marion Harland not only walks us through a number of important topics such as how …

Memoirs of Madame Vigée Lebrun

Read by James K. White


Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun


This memoirs chronicles Madame Vigée Lebrun's childhood and the early discovery of her talent, the fortuitous break that introduced h…

Men I'm Not Married To

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Dorothy Parker


A saucy little poem commenting upon all men that Ms. Parker didn't marry, perhaps implying (it's a bit ambiguous) that upon marrying, the hu…

His Lady Friend

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Ring Lardner


This week's poem is taken from Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner's Bib Ballads book of poetry about his child. In his Forward he say…

Dog Heroes of Many Lands

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Sarah Noble Ives


Dogs are great, everyone knows that. And they can be heroes, too! This book brings together eleven dogs from around the world who have prove…

My Strange Rescue

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James Macdonald Oxley


An anthology of short stories, anecdotes and observations of sport and adventure in Canada. Tobogganing, snowshoeing , ice skating and hocke…

Our Search for a Wilderness, An Account of Two Ornithological Expeditions to Ve…

Read by Sue Anderson


William Beebe and Blair Niles


In 1908-1909, Mary Blair Beebe and her husband, C. William Beebe made two private expeditions to Venezuela and British Guiana, exploring and…

Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 13, Jan. 27, 1880

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Various


Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction an…

The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

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Mary Webb


Mary Webb was a novelist and poet and two of her novels "Gone to Earth" and "Precious Bane" have been successfully adapt…

Atlantic Classics

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Various


The Atlantic was a popular periodical with a wide range of essays and stories. In an effort to remain current, many strong and valid submiss…

Poems

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Mary Baker Eddy


In May, 1910, Mrs. Eddy requested her publisher to prepare a few bound volumes of her poems, for private distribution. When this became know…

Constance Dunlap

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Arthur B. Reeve


Constance Dunlap is a young woman who in Chapter 1 turns amateur criminal in order to to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest.…

1000 Things Worth Knowing

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Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr.


Part almanac, part encyclopedia, part dictionary, Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr. gives us his idea of important, but sometimes obscure, facts that…

Peter Simple

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Frederick Marryat


Peter Simple, 'the fool of the family', son of a parson but heir presumptive to a title, goes to sea as midshipman during the Napoleonic war…

Nuoren Wertherin kärsimykset

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Nuoren Wertherin kärsimykset (saks. Die Leiden des jungen Werthers, 1774) on Johann Wolfgang von Goethen kirjoittama kirjeromaani. L&ou…

The Golden Spears, and other Fairy Tales

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Edmund Leamy


This is a little volume of original fairy tales by Irish lawyer, author and politician Edmund Leamy. - Summary by Carolin

Poems

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Frances E. W. Harper


Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an influential female African American poet. Her poetry often deals with themes of freedom, discrimination,…

The Cheery Way, a Bit of Verse for Every Day - June

Read by Bruce Kachuk


John Kendrick Bangs


There should be a bit of poetry in every day, and John Kendrick Bangs wrote a fitting poem for each day in the year. In 1920, a book was pub…

Eureka: A Prose Poem

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Edgar Allan Poe


Eureka is Poe's attempt at explaining the universe, using his general proposition "Because Nothing was, therefore All Things are".…

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