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Theodore Roosevelt; An Address Delivered Before The Congress Of The United Stat…

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Henry Cabot Lodge


A biographical encomium delivered on the occasion of Roosevelt's death. Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. (1858 – 1919) was an Amer…

The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

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William John Locke


This 1912 collection of short stories is of lighthearted adventures of an irresponsible -- and irrepressible -- Frenchman in England and Par…

The Mirror Of Kong Ho

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Ernest Bramah


This 1905 tongue-in-cheek book is ostensibly the letters of a dutiful son to his Chinese father describing his encounter with and experience…

That Pup

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Ellis Parker Butler


A puppy, unannounced and unordered, arrives in a crate at Mr. Murchison's house. Humorous events follow. - Summary by david wales

A Surgeon In Arms

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Robert James Manion


Robert James Manion (1881-1943) was a Canadian doctor who volunteered in the Canadian medical corps during World War I. This book is his me…

Kai Lung's Golden Hours

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Ernest Bramah


Kai Lung’s Golden Hours is a frame story or frame novel, that is, the narrative provides a frame for different stories. Think One Thousand A…

Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

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James O. Brayman


There is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of t…

The Talking Thrush And Other Tales From India

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W.H.D. Rouse and W. H. D. Rouse


This is the second collection by this author of charming folk tales from India. The first collection is entitled The Giant Crab (Librivox au…

Custer Battlefield: A History And Guide To The Battle Of The Little Bighorn

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Robert Marshall Utley


It should be noted that this national park is now called the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. “The long, tragic history of Ind…

A Child's Book Of The Seasons

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Arthur Ransome


This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its t…

Ludwig Van Beethoven

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Pitts Sanborn


The late Pitts Sanborn wrote this booklet under the title Beethoven and his Nine Symphonies... I have left Mr. Sanborn’s pages on the symph…

From Slave Cabin To Pulpit and Sketches Of Slave Life

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Peter Randolph


Peter Randolph was born a slave in 1825 (?), was freed before the American Civil War, and became a clergyman in the Baptist tradition, dying…

The Night The Mountain Fell; The Story Of The Montana-Yellowstone Earthquake

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Edmund Christopherson


A severe earthquake, centered in the vacation area of West Yellowstone, Montana, shook the ground and its inhabitants and visitors on August…

The Giant Crab And Other Tales From Old India

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W.H.D. Rouse and W. H. D. Rouse


This is the first collection by this author of charming folk tales from India. There is a second entitled The Talking Thrush (LibriVox audio…

Padre Ignacio, Or The Song Of Temptation

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Owen Wister


Padre Ignacio has been the pastor of California mission Santa Ysabel del Mar for twenty years. In 1855 a stranger rides into the mission bri…

Philosophy 4: A Story of Harvard University

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Owen Wister


Owen Wister's wry humor enlivens this comedic story of three sophomores during exam week at Harvard. (Summary by David Wales)

Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Her…

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Izaak Walton


The full title of Walton's book of short biographies is, Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Rich'd Hooker, George Herbert, &C.; Sir Henr…

Use Of The Dead To The Living

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Thomas Southwood Smith


In 1827 Thomas Southwood-Smith published The Use of the Dead to the Living, a pamphlet which argued that the current system of burial in the…

Lectures On Painting Delivered To The Students Of The Royal Academy

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Edward Armitage


This 1883 book contains chapters on ancient costumes, Byzantine and Romanesque art, David and his school, modern schools of Europe, drawing,…

The Compleat Bachelor

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Oliver Onions


George Oliver Onions was a British writer of story collections and over 40 novels…. Onions wrote detective fiction, social comedy, historica…

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