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Myths And Legends Of British North America

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Katharine Berry Judson


[The Native American] story tellers of the camp related, with dramatic gestures, stories of the Days of the Grandfathers, in the beginning o…

The Good Soldier; A Selection Of Soldiers' Letters, 1914-1918

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N. P. Dawson


“Here are boys, all sorts of boys: French, English, Italian, American… These are soldiers’ letters written home. But reading, one finds t…

The Man Without A Country And Other Tales

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Edward Everett Hale


Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman. Hale first came to notice as a writer in 1859, when he contri…

Dog Ghosts

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Elliott O'Donnell


Stories in which ghosts of dogs figure. This is chapter 2, Apparitions Of Dogs, of the book Animal Ghosts Or, Animal Hauntings and the Here…

A Shepherd's Life; Impressions Of The South Wiltshire Downs

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William Henry Hudson


Hudson wrote this classic work in 1910; it is admiringly mentioned by many other writers. It focuses on the memories of a head shepherd, Ca…

Jim The Story Of A Backwoods Police Dog (And Other Stories)

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Sir Charles G. D. Roberts


Deputy Sheriff Tug Blackstock wanted a dog to help with his work. As for Jim, at first glance he might almost have been taken for a slim, y…

The Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale For Tired Men

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Max Beerbohm


Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist. The Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale for Tir…

The Cathedral

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Hugh Walpole


Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (1884 – 1941) was an English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the c…

A Christmas Miscellany 2019

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Various


Nine stories about Christmas or around Christmastime. - Summary by david wales

Visits To The Dead In The Catacombs Of Rome

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George Washington Greene


This essay of a cultured observer, for many years United States consul in Rome, appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol 10, issue 59,…

Escape From The Confederacy

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Benjamin F. Hasson


Benjamin F Hasson was a Union officer in the Civil War of the United States. After being captured by the Confederacy, he escaped from a pris…

Modern Essays

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Christopher Morley


Thirty three essays by more or less well-known authors of Britain, the United States, and Canada, each fronted by an introductory paragraph.…

Kaffir, Kangaroo, Klondike; Tales Of The Gold Fields

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Thaddeus William Henry Leavitt


Seven short stories. - Summary by david wales

Christmas Eve At Swamp's End

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Norman Duncan


Four selected chapters from The Measure Of A Man; A Tale of the Big Woods, by Norman Duncan. What could be more Christmasy than: Babies, esp…

A Fleet In Being; Notes Of Two Trips With The Channel Squadron

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Rudyard Kipling


[Kipling] became involved in the debate over the British response to the rise in German naval power known as the Tirpitz Plan to build a fle…

The Tower Of London

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Arthur Poyser


Description. History. “… those who read this book and have no opportunity of visiting the Tower expect that the characters in the moving d…

Through Glacier Park; Seeing America First With Howard Eaton (version 2)

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


This is the first of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park. (The other is e…

A Mirror Of Shalott

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Robert Hugh Benson


Fourteen stories of the strange by the Anglican then Roman Catholic priest, Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914). The form of the book is of stori…

In Exile and Other Stories

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Mary Hallock Foote


Six short stories by Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938), an American author and illustrator. She is best known for her illustrated short stories…

The Light Invisible

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Robert Hugh Benson


Fifteen short ghost stories by the Anglican then Roman Catholic priest, Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914). The form of the book is of an old En…

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