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In The Art of Travel

Read by Anna Simon

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…


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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