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In The Art of Travel

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Sir Francis Galton


The Art of Travel is a handbook of practical advice for the adventure seeking Victorian. We hear how to organize all steps of a voyage, from…

Chapter XXXII

In The Deluge Volume 1

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Henryk Sienkiewicz


The Deluge (Polish: Potop) is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1886. It is the second volume of a th…

Book VII, Chapter V: The story of Mrs. Bennet continued.

In Amelia (Vol. 2)

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Henry Fielding


The second volume of Amelia. - Summary by Libby Gohn

16 - Part 3, Chapter 1 - Of Entertainments

In The Gentleman and Lady's Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment

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Elisabeth Celnart and Élisabeth Celnart


A mid-nineteenth century book of etiquette. (Summary by Libby Gohn)

On the Heptameron - Part 1

In The Heptameron of the Tales of Margaret, Queen of Navarre, Volume 1

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Margaret of Navarre and Marguerite Of Navarre


THE HEPTAMERON, first published posthumously in 1558, is divided into seven complete days containing 10 stories each, and an eighth day cont…

CHAPTER 3 - THE TORN DRESS.

In The Girls of St. Wode's

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L. T. Meade


This is a story about the life of a school girl. The story centres around the girls' college of St. Wode's, Wingfield. This is the place in …

The First Step

In Anthony Trent, Master Criminal

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Wyndham Martyn


In 1918, Anthony Trent, a well-educated young man in his late twenties, lives an unsatisfactory life in a New York boarding house. He writes…

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