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Manners for Men

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Mrs. Humphry

Many men who go out into the world while still very young to earn their living have few opportunities of acquiring a knowledge of social obs…

Little Susy's Little Servants

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Elizabeth Prentiss

“As Little Susy had a kind mamma to take care of her, you will, perhaps, wonder why God gave her also, a great many servants of her own. He …

Social Life in England 1750-1850

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F. J. Foakes-Jackson

In 1916, the Cambridge historian, F.J. Foakes-Jackson braved the wartime Atlantic to deliver the Lowell Lectures in Boston. In these wide-ra…

Pauls Ontwaken

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Frederik Van Eeden

In dit aangrijpende korte werk beschrijft de schrijver en psychiater Frederik van Eeden het leven en met name de dood van Paul, de jongste z…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4

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Eliza Haywood

Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…

The Whole Family: a Novel by Twelve Authors

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A 1908 NaNoWriMo forerunner, told in twelve chapters, each with a different author. The basic plot was to show how an engagement or marriage…

Natalie Page

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Katharine Haviland Taylor

Natalie Page is coming to visit her aunt and uncle in New York. Of course they want her around, but every social engagement is more importan…

The Paying Guest

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George Gissing

George Gissing was one of the most accomplished writers of realism in the Victorian Era. Also The Paying Guest is a great example of realism…

Sentimental Tommy

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J. M. Barrie

"J. M. Barrie is most noted for being the author of Peter Pan, the beloved book about a child who does not want to grow up. The two Tom…

The Tale of Nimble Deer

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Arthur Scott Bailey

Another Sleepy Time Tale from Arthur Scott Bailey, this time Nimble Deer is the focus of the story and how he was such a tiny, frail, spotte…

Concerning Genealogies

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Frank Allaben

Written over a century ago, this comprehensive book offers insight into the methods used (still to this day, in spite of modern computers) t…

The Girl Scouts at Home

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Katherine Keene Galt

Little Rosanna Horton was a very poor little girl. When I tell you more about her, you will think that was a very odd thing to say. She liv…

The Inheritance

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Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier

"As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, t…

The Prairie Wife

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Arthur Stringer

GeeGee has fallen, in love that is. Witty, funny, intelligent. Gee Gee's Letters to her friend tell the unscripted story of the adventures i…

The Man On The Other Side

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Ada Barnett

Ruth never expected to have a house of her own. Raised in an orphanage, she is forced to work for her living. She chooses to work in a book …

In Times Like These

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Nellie Mcclung

"Believing that the woman's claim to a common humanity is not an unreasonable one, and that the successful issue of such claim rests pr…

Understood Betsy (version 3 Dramatic Reading)

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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Sickly and sheltered, nine-year-old Elizabeth Ann is horrified to hear she must be sent away to live with the "Putney cousins." Ac…

The Adopting of Rosa Marie

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Carroll Watson Rankin

In this charming girl's book we meet again the four chums of Dandelion Cottage. Their friendship knit closer than ever by their summer at pl…

The Misses Mallett

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E. H. Young

The arrival of the eligible Francis Sales disturbs the calm existence of the four Misses Mallett in this social satire. Three women love him…

The Elements of Mammalogy

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William Ruschenberger

The Elements of Mammalogy is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This s…

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