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On the Sublime

Read by Amelia Chesley


Unknowntranslated Byherbert Lord Havell and Translated Byherbert Lord Havell


This is a classical text on aesthetics and proper style in writing and rhetoric, including commentary on various ancient Greek works such as…

The Arte or Crafte of Rhethoryke

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Leonard Cox


This text is a reprint of the first English-language book on rhetoric, including an introduction and notes from Frederic Ives Carpenter of t…

The City of Din

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Dan McKenzie and Dan Mckenzie


A treatise on the increasing loudness of modern life, including philosophical and scientific discussion of what noise is, how effects us phy…

Letters to Catherine E. Beecher in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism

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Angelina Emily Grimké


This is a collection of thirteen letters from Angelina Grimké on the subjects of abolitionism and human rights in the United States.

Section 49: Veto Messages

In A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant

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James D. Richardson and Ulysses S. Grant


The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising of proclamations, special messag…

Chapter I

In With Her in Ourland

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Third in the trilogy of the feminist classics, after Moving the Mountain and Herland. It was published serially in Perkins Gilman's periodic…

The Talk of Two Women Concerning Ralph

In The Well at the World's End, Book 2: The Road Unto Trouble

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William Morris


In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) wit…

Book 1 Chapter 2

In British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

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Wirt Sikes


The British Isles, in particular Wales, are renowned for legend and folklore. The author, an American journalist working in Europe, was appo…

The Piper and the Puca - Daniel O'Rourke

In Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

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William Butler Yeats


This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and trans…

Lecture 1 of The Meaning of Relativity

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 004

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Albert Einstein


Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Fancy Needlework

In Enquire Within Upon Everything

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Robert Kemp Philp


Enquire Within Upon Everything was a book of how to do things in domestic life It was first published in 1856 by Houlston and Sons of Patern…