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Lucretia Borgia

Read by Emily Maynard

Ferdinand Gregorovius

According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day. Lucretia Borgia is the most unfortunate woman in modern history. Is this beca…

How to Judge Stories for Children

In The Latch Key of My Bookhouse

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Olive Beaupre Miller

This is the final book in a six volume set of the "My Bookhouse" books. This final title in the series leaves off the format of th…


In Greek Literature

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Henry Julius Wetenhall Tillyard

"The Greeks were the most intellectual people of the old world. … The study of Greek literature is therefore a proper element in a libe…

Empress Josephine, Part 1

In Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous Women

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Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings m…

Chapter IX. Of Puss in Proverbs, in the Dark Ages, and in the Company of Wicked…

In The Book of Cats

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Charles Henry Ross

One day, ever so long ago, it struck me that I should like to try and write a book about Cats. I mentioned the idea to some of my friends: t…