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The Lost Art of Reading

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Gerald Stanley Lee

Gerald Stanley Lee speaks here-in of books and self in the time of factories, tall buildings and industry and big city making, the effects o…

The Celebrity

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Winston Churchill

Satirizes the rise of a young novelist (thought to be Richard Harding Davis, but denied as such by Churchill). - Summary by Joseph Tabler

Bunker Bean

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Harry Leon Wilson

Young, self conscious, timid stenographer for a New York businessman with a beautiful daughter (the flapper). He emulates stronger types, bu…

Ch 7 - The Career of the Charitable Quen-Ki-Tong, Part 1

In The Wallet of Kai Lung

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Ernest Bramah

The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-t…

18 - The Bible as an Educator: Mysteries of the Bible

In Education

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Ellen G. White

Ellen White said that one of the most delicate tasks in life was working with youthful minds. Teaching should be varied which can make it po…

Section 37: Special Messages (March 1875)

In A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant

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James D. Richardson and Ulysses S. Grant

The Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents is an eleven-volume series of tomes comprising of proclamations, special messag…

RUNE XX. The Brewing of Beer

In The Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland (Crawford Translation)

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Elias Lonnrot and Elias Lönnrot

This is the epic of Finland. It is the combined folk tales of the Finnish nation starting with the birth of the world from the egg of a seab…

The Tides

In Poems of Power

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

This is a volume in a series of books of poetry by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This time, the theme is "Power". - Summary by Carolin

Ch.22 - The Palms

In Among the Trees at Elmridge

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Ella Rodman Church

"On that bright spring afternoon when three happy, interested children went off to the woods with their governess to take their first l…

CHAPTER XIV: Blazes--Survey Marks--Natural Signs of Direction

In The Book of Camping and Woodcraft: A Guidebook for Those Who Travel in the Wild…

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Horace Kephart

In the Introduction to Camping and Woodcraft, Horace Kephart wrote: “My one aim in writing this little book is to make it of practical servi…


In The Chronicles of Clovis

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This is the third collection of short stories by Saki, following on from “Reginald” and “Reginald in Russia”. Although some of the stories h…

Books for Reference

In Boy Scouts Handbook

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Boy Scouts of America and Boy Scouts Of America

The Boy Scouts of America was founded over a hundred years ago to serve the young men of the United States of America and give them the same…

The Investigating Officer i-ii

In Criminal Investigation: a Practical Handbook for Magistrates, Police Officers a…

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Hans Gross

Reputedly inspired by the Sherlock Holmes stories, Austrian criminal jurist and examining magistrate Hans Gross wrote the first handbook on …