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Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street.

Read by Bob Tassinari

Herman Melville

"Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by Herman Melville. The story first appeared, anonymously, in Pu…

Ruth Bought by New York Americans

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006

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New York Times and The New York Times

A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were inde…

Chapter XI, Part 10

In The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 11)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay

In chapter 11 William and Mary have been crowned and settle down to the task of ruling England. An endless succession of British noblemen jo…

Chapter VIII: The Federal Constitution—Part III

In Democracy in America Vol. I

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Alexis de Tocqueville and Alexis De Tocqueville

When Tocqueville visited America in the 1830s he found a thriving democracy of a kind he had not seen anywhere else. Many of his insightful …