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A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies

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Bartolomé De Las Casas


A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Spanish: Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias) is an ac…

Chapter XXII

In The Pharaoh and the Priest

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Bolesław Prus


The Pharaoh and the Priest (Polish: Faraon) is the fourth and last major novel by the Polish writer Bolesław Prus. It was the sole historica…

Chapter 10

In Douglas Duane

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Edgar Fawcett


An introverted, kind-hearted book collector befriends a mad scientist, who isn’t exactly a good friend. When the scientist falls in love wit…

11 - Book 1, Chapter 11 - Years of Discretion

In The Mermaid

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Lily Dougall


"'What a fool I was not to go where she beckoned!' mused Caius. 'Where? Anywhere into the heart of the ocean, out of this dull, sordid …

00 - Preface

In Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

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Thomas Higginson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson


The sea has always been, by the mystery of its horizon, the fury of its storms, and the variableness of the atmosphere above it, the foreord…

John Adams, Part 2

In Hidden Treasures

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Harry A. Lewis


"Some succeed while others fail. This is a recognized fact; yet history tells us that seven-tenths of our most successful men began lif…

Periplus of Hanno

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 028

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Hanno the Navigator


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

19 - Winning Their Reward

In The Pony Rider Boys in the Alkali

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Frank Gee Patchin


Yee-Haww! The Pony Rider Boys are on the move again! This time the boys are in the desert of Nevada, discovering the beauty and perils in 10…

Chapter 1 Volume 1

In The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century

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Jane C. Loudon


The Mummy!: Or a Tale of the Twenty-Second Century is about a wise Egyptian mummy who is reanimated far in the future. With a different take…