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Potash and Perlmutter: Their Copartnership Ventures and Adventures

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Montague Glass


Montague Glass was a lawyer who eventually abandoned the practice of law to write full time. He wrote a series of stories in the New York P…

The Fables of Pilpay

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Abdullah Ibn Al-Muqaffaʿ


These moralistic stories within stories date back to the Sanskrit text Panchatantra (200 BC – 300 AD). They were first translated into Arabi…

Poems of American History, Volume 4, The Civil War

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This volume is a fascinating reflection on the Civil War years from a perspective in 1908, when many Civil War veterans were still alive, wh…

The Sturdy Oak

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Various


At a certain committee meeting held in the spring of 1916, it was agreed that fourteen leading American authors, known to be extremely gener…

Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem

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François-René de Chateaubriand


Préfaces très intéressantes, édition 1867. "Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem" est …

Baltimore Hats

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William T. Brigham


It is not impossible that some useful information may be conveyed by this book. Should these pages prove of such service, their cost in labo…

The Child in the Midst: A Comparative Study of Child Welfare in Christian and N…

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Mary Shauffler Labaree


Chapters follow the progression of a child from birth through working years.Thus, Chapter 1 traces the child from newborn to toddler stage i…

牛郎織女傳 (Cowherd and Weaver Girl)

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Mingshi Zhu 名世朱


牛郎织女传为明代朱名世编辑的白话神话小说,原作者已不可考,讲述了牛郎和织女被玉帝拘禁,分开至天河两侧,后因情深而得以于每年七月七夕自天河两侧踏鹊桥团聚的爱情故事,其中牛郎趁织女洗澡时偷走织女的衣服的情节是编者首次加入的。该书整合了历朝历代关于牛郎和织女的故事,是目前的第一部完整记…

Original Stories from Real Life

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Mary Wollstonecraft was one of the early promoters of gender equality long before other crusaders took up the cause. She is perhaps best kno…

Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion

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Beatrice E. Clay


"Among the stories of world-wide renown, not the least stirring are those that have gathered about the names of national heroes. The &A…

Imperium in Imperio: A Study of the Negro Race Problem

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Sutton Griggs


Imperium in Imperio is a historical fiction novel by Sutton Griggs, published in 1899. The novel covers the life of Belton Piedmont, an educ…

The Cliff-Dwellers

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Henry Blake Fuller


Between the former site of old Fort Dearborn and the present site of our newest Board of Trade there lies a restricted yet tumultuous territ…

The Golden Book of Springfield

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Vachel Lindsay


The Golden Book of Springfield is American poet Vachel Lindsay's strange and mystical odyssey through the Springfield, Illinois of 2018, whe…

Stories and Pictures

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I. L. Peretz


A collection of short stories written originally in Yiddish and later translated into English. These stories were published under censorship…

Old Santeclaus

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Clement Clarke Moore


Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779 – July 10, 1863) was an American Professor of Oriental and Greek Literature, as well as Divinity and Bib…

Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman

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Various


On the occasion of Walt Whitman's 70th Birthday a "Committee of Citizens" in Camden, NJ held a special commemoration in his honor.…

Innocencia: a story of the prairie regions of Brazil

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Alfredo D'Escragnolle Taunay


The story of Innocencia, an 18-year-old girl who lives in the prairies of Brazil, is a twist on the traditional love triangle. The plot has …

In Old Plantation Days

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


With this collection of short stories, Dunbar sought to draw on the success of his dialect poems by recreating and portraying the southern p…

The Black Candle

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Emily Murphy


Emily Murphy wrote about the Vancouver, BC Downtown Eastside and its various residents. This is one of her quotes from the book - "It …

The Garies and their Friends

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Frank Webb


The book which now appears before the public may be of interest in relation to a question which the late agitation of the subject of slavery…

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