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The Valley of Fear

Read by Katie Riley


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Doyle's final novel featuring the beloved sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, brings the detective and his friend to a country manor where they are pre…

Essays on Political Economy

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Frédéric Bastiat


Bastiat asserted that the only purpose of government is to defend the right of an individual to life, liberty, and property. From this defin…

Sophisms of the Protectionists

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Frédéric Bastiat


"To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them," Bastiat said and believed. He reasoned, employing repetition to various appl…

Fourteen Months in American Bastiles

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Francis Key Howard


Francis Key Howard recounts in this book his life as a political prisoner of the United States. He points out that he was held captive at th…

Ch 05 (1564, 1565) Conspiracy

In Pioneers of France in the New World

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Francis Parkman and Francis Parkman, Jr.


Parkman has been hailed as one of America's first great historians and as a master of narrative history. Numerous translations have spread t…