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Mrs. Bonny

In Deephaven

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Sarah Orne Jewett


Sarah Orne Jewett is best known for her clean and clear descriptive powers that at once elevate common-place daily events to something remar…

Part 1 Ch. 6 The Wounded Squirrel

In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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Hugh Lofting


Doctor John Dolittle is the central character of a series of children's books by Hugh Lofting. He is a doctor who shuns human patients in fa…

02 - Going to the South

In Clotel, or, The President's Daughter

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William Wells Brown


Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (1814-84), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published…

02 - The First Ages

In A Popular History of Ireland, Book 01

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Chapter 08

In The Portrait of a Lady, Volume 1

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Henry James


The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880-1881 …

Lard, Tallow, Soap and Candles

In Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers

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Elizabeth E. Lea


The compiler of [this book] having entered early in life upon a train of duties, was frequently embarrassed by her ignorance of domestic aff…

01 - The Accident

In The Cinder Pond

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Carroll Watson Rankin


Years ago, a manufacturer built a great dock, jutting out from and then turning parallel to the shore of a northern Michigan town. The facto…

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