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The Art of Stage Dancing

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Ned Wayburn

Ned Wayburn, a popular and outstanding choreographer of the early 1900's, writes about the different styles and requirements of dancing and …

Spy Proof America!

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J. Francis Logan

A very impassioned piece from the first World War, introducing a volunteer civilian anti-spy organization to root out enemy spies from the U…

The Golden Gems of Life

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Emory Adams Allen

Life is full of ups and downs, joys and trials. In this work, we are advised on how to deal with what fate deals us, the good and bad, the c…

Woman as Decoration

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Helen M. Urban

A guide for women to complement their dress to their surroundings, be it in their own home, on outings or on stage. (Summary by Julie VW)

The Will and the Way Stories

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Jessie Benton Frémont

Simply put, this is a book of 9 short vignettes each of which describes a different scenario which demonstrates the age old adage: 'where th…

The Verbalist

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Alfred Ayres

Osmun arranges usage problems alphabetically and treats certain areas in greater detail as he sees fit. For example, his first entry is A-AN…

The Art of Conversation: Twelve Golden Rules

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Josephine Turck Baker

Many of us find it challenging to speak to other people, for various reasons. Some of us are afraid of being called a bore. Others are worri…

Calling God and Casting Lots

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Vic Zarley

Calling God and Casting Lots first shares a brief history of the practice of casting the lot by ancient Israelites as told in the Old and Ne…

The Lost Art of Reading

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Gerald Stanley Lee

Gerald Stanley Lee speaks here-in of books and self in the time of factories, tall buildings and industry and big city making, the effects o…

The Prospective Mother

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J. Morris Slemons

A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy. This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine, aims to answer the questions …

Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe

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Charlotte Mary Yonge

Travel with Little Lucy around the globe and learn a little geography and small bits about other cultures.(Summary by Laura Caldwell)

Marion Harland's Complete Etiquette

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Marion Harland and Virginia Terhune Van de Water

Haven't you always wondered how to properly accept a formal dinner invitation? Perhaps you have a débutante under your wing, in which…

The Curtezan Unmasked

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"The Curtezan unmasked or, the Whoredomes of Jezebel Painted to the Life: With Antidotes against them, or Heavenly Julips to cool Men i…

A Woman of the World: Her Counsel to Other People's Sons and Daughters

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Did you ever contemplate a carreer as a journalist, or to get married? Do you have problems with your children, parents, or colleagues? Do y…

Vom Gyps und vom Stucco

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Carl Schmied

Vom Gyps und vom Stucco ist eine Anleitung zur Herstellung von Gypsfiguren, nebst benötigter Formen, sowie zur Imitation des Marmors mi…

Sesame and Lilies

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John Ruskin

Sesame and Lilies proposes and answers the questions, how, what and why to read in the context of how and why to live. About earlier and la…

Self Help; with Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance

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Samuel Smiles

Self-Help is the book that gave its name to the whole genre of literature known by that name. It is full of profiles of individuals who, thr…

The Khaki Kook Book

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Mary Kennedy Core

We cannot ignore the fact that we must eat, and that much as we dislike to acknowledge it, we are compelled to think a great deal about fill…

Nuggets of the New Thought

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William Walker Atkinson

A series of essays by this forceful writer, constituting the cream of his magazine articles upon New Thought topics. The famous "I Can …

Simple Gifts

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Joseph Brackett

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Simple Gifts by Anonymous. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th, 2010.Several…

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