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Theodore Winthrop: A Civil War Narrative Aborted by Death

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Theodore Winthrop


Theodore Winthrop (1828 – 1861) was a charismatic writer, lawyer, and world traveler. In the New York Seventh Regiment, he was one of the fi…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A Touch of the Sun and Other Stories

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Mary Hallock Foote


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

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…

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…

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…

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)

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…

Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers

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Pedro Antonio De Alarcón Y Ariza


Fifteen short stories by Antoinette Ogden from French and Spanish writers of many times. - Summary by david wales

Myths and Legends of Alaska (version 2)

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Katharine Berry Judson


The myths in this 1911 volume are authentic. The original collections were made by government ethnologists. Only the quaintest and purest o…

The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad

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Various


Charles Dickens started and edited a magazine called All The Year Round, a weekly collection of articles on a wide variety of topics. An an…

A Study Of Army Camp Life During American Revolution

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Mary Hazel Snuff


Housing, Food, Clothing, Health, Sanitation, Recreation, Religion, Duties, Discipline. A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the req…

Gossip In The First Decade Of Victoria's Reign

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John Ashton


"I have written this Gossip not only for the edification of those to whom a portion, more or less, may be news, but for those who, like…

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…

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