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A Treatise on Staff Making and Pivoting

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Eugene Edward Hall


This instruction manual contains complete directions for making and fitting new staffs for watches from raw material. The author refers to s…

Missing: Page Thirteen

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Anna Katharine Green


Violet Strange, a clever petite detective, is called upon to solve the mystery of a page gone missing from an important document. The future…

The Mystery of a Turkish Bath

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Rita


A group of guests, at an exclusive luxury hotel in Hampshire, are the witnesses of an illustration of occult powers, demonstrated by “the My…

Revolted Woman

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Charles George Harper


One man's opinion of woman in 1894. Charles Harper believes in the superiority of the male sex and the subordination of the female. He pai…

Caleb Williams or Things As They Are

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William Godwin


The novel describes the downfall of Ferdinando Falkland, a British squire, and his attempts to ruin and destroy the life of Caleb Williams, …

Book the second- chapter VII

In Armadale

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Wilkie Collins


The novel has a convoluted plot about two distant cousins both named Allan Armadale. The father of one had murdered the father of the other …

Zadig the Babylonian, part 1

In Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 4

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Voltaire


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Oh, For a Home of Rest! - Read by BJS

In Oh, For a Home of Rest!

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Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney


Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney was a Quaker minister who, when her husband Joseph John Gurney died in 1847, continued the labours of a travelin…

chapter 3 - THE LIMITS OF INFERENCE

In The Ethics of Belief

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William Kingdon Clifford


This is an essay on decision biases and a critique on prejudices, neatly written and thought provoking. (Summary by sidhu177)

Tricks with Watches

In Modern Magic: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring

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Professor Louis Hoffman


This "how-to" book covers everything for the 1800's illusionist, from stage presence & dress, program and stage arrangement, t…

Quatrains 102 - 200

In The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám (Persian original and Whinfield translation)

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Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Whinfield and Omar Khayyám


Omar Khayyám (1048–1131) was a Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer. In the Western world he is most famous for his many rub&aa…

The Life of Samuel Johnson

In Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 05

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James Boswell


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…