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The Men Who Found America

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Frederick Winthrop Hutchinson


This Book is about the Men Who Found America and how it started - Summary by Elijah

The Battle of the Books

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Jonathan Swift


"The Battle of the Books" depicts a literal battle between books in the King's Library (housed in St James's Palace at the time of…

Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and Astrologer

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Richard Steele


Isaac Bickerstaff Esq. was a pseudonym used by Jonathan Swift as part of a hoax to predict the death of then famous Almanac-maker and astrol…

Days With Sir Roger de Coverley

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Joseph Addison


The author Sir Richard Steele, who was one of the writers for The Spectator, gets the opportunity to spend a month in Sir Roger de Coverley'…

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In Discoveries Among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon

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Austen Layard


Austen Henry Layard is best known as the excavator of Nimrud and of Nineveh, where he uncovered a large proportion of the Assyrian palace re…