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The Story of Joan of Arc

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Andrew Lang

Joan of Arc is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. Claiming divine guidance, she led the French army to several important v…

Annie Besant

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Annie Besant

In her autobiography, Annie Besant poignantly writes of her search for the truth of what she believed in, leaving Christianity behind to emb…

William Wetmore Story

In Little Masterpieces of Autobiography - Artists and Composers

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George Iles

Artists and Composers is Volume 5 of Library of Little Masterpieces of Autobiography in Six Volumes published in 1913, and includes autobiog…

03 - A Great Household

In Life of St. Vincent de Paul

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Frances Alice Forbes

Vincent De Paul [c. 1581 - 1660] was a man renowned during his own century for his compassion, humility and generosity. During the days when…

Chapter II: Rooms in General

In The Decoration of Houses

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Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman and Edith Wharton

The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 1897. In …