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Vices are not Crimes

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Lysander Spooner


Lysander Spooner (1808 – 1887) was an American individualist anarchist, entrepreneur, political philosopher, abolitionist, supporter of the …

Five Months at Anzac

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Joseph Lievesley Beeston


A Narrative of Personal Experiences of the Officer Commanding the 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force . From his leaving Australi…

The Amateur Emigrant

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Robert Louis Stevenson


In July 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson left Scotland to meet his future wife in her native California. Leaving by ship from Glasgow, Scotland,…

A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53

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Ellen Clacy


"If you have visions of a middle-aged parasol-bearing lady smiling sweetly from her carriage as she tours Bendigo think again. In 1852,…

Lisbeth Longfrock or Sidsel Sidsærkin

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Hans Aanrud


Lisbeth Longfrock - (Sidsel Sidsærkin in its original Norwegian) was seen by the author as a book written for adults, telling the stor…

Christmas

In Christmas Short Works Collection 2013

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Jacob William Wright


A selection of poems, short stories and other prose for the Christmas season in English, Finnish and German.

BECAUSE I LOVE HIM

In Graustark

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George Barr McCutcheon and George Barr Mccutcheon


The Graustark novels are stories of court intrigue, royal disguise, and romance similar to Anthony Hope's 1894 novel, The Prisoner of Zenda,…

Chapter 31

In The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

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Rudolf Erich Raspe


The stories about Münchhausen were first collected and published by an anonymous author in 1781. An English version was published in Lo…

The Examining Magistrate Questions...

In The Mystery of the Yellow Room

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Gaston Leroux


This crime novel was possibly the first to involve a 'locked room mystery', in which an attempted murder takes place, but with no obvious wa…

29 - The Inferior Nasal Concha; The Vomer

In Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 1 (Gray's Anatomy)

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Henry Gray


Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded th…

174 - A Curious Combination.

In The Lincoln Story Book

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Henry L. Williams


Subtitle: A Judicious Collection of the Best Stories and Anecdotes of the Great President, Many Appearing Here for the First Time in Book Fo…