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Sister Dolorosa

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James Lane Allen


A Carmelite convent in Kentucky in the nineteenth century. A beautiful immature nun. A handsome immature visitor. A chance meeting. Whither?…

Walking-Stick Papers

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Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday (1880 – 1947) was an American writer and literary editor. Writer and friend, Christopher Morley, wrote of Holliday…

Tales Of Lonely Trails

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Zane Grey


Western novelist Zane Grey (1872-1939) also wrote nonfiction books about the American West and its country. This 1922 tribute to country he…

The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad

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Various


Charles Dickens started and edited a magazine called All The Year Round, a weekly collection of articles on a wide variety of topics. An an…

Causes Of The American Civil War: Secession Statements Of Five Confederate Stat…

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Various


Some of the states who rebelled against the Federal Government in the American Civil War issued statements by nascent governing bodies expla…

The Romance Of Modern Sieges; Describing The Personal Adventures, Resource And …

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Edward Gilliat


Lively narratives of some of the great siege battles of war. The book was written before World War I, in 1908. Some of the narratives contai…

Over There: War Scenes On The Western Front

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Arnold Bennett


Bennett's served in many capacities in the WWI war effort. After a visit to the Western Front he wrote this 1915 collection of essays about …

Poison Romance And Poison Mysteries

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Charles John Samuel Thompson


A writer and physician, Charles John Samuel Thompson wrote several works on poisons which are still consulted today. He is especially infor…

Prophets, Priests, And Kings

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Alfred George Gardiner


These biographical essays of (mostly) British subjects were written in 1907-1908 for The Daily News newspaper and reflect their subjects as …

Rada; A Belgian Christmas Eve

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Alfred Noyes


This is not heart warming holiday fare. It is a short (one-act) unsubtle antiwar play by the English poet Alfred Noyes (1880-1958), publishe…

Minstrel Weather

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Marian Storm


A series of poetically written meditations on the seasons and other nature subjects. Or “ …Minstrel Weather, a series of open-air vignettes…

The Long, Long Trail

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Max Brand


A willful flirtatious girl; a morose family; a dark, mysterious, and (to some) alluring man; lots of horses, guns, honor, love, courage, and…

Lanagan Amateur Detective

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Edward H. Hurlbut


This is a 1913 collection of ten short detective stories by a not well known writer. Jack Lanagan is a police reporter for a daily newspaper…

Rejected Of Men; A Story Of Today

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Howard Pyle


This is a setting of the story of Jesus as if it had occurred during early twentieth century America. The narrator's point of view is that o…

Christmas Eve At Swamp's End

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Norman Duncan


Four selected chapters from The Measure Of A Man; A Tale of the Big Woods, by Norman Duncan. What could be more Christmasy than: Babies, esp…

Kai Lung's Golden Hours

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Ernest Bramah


Kai Lung’s Golden Hours is a frame story or frame novel, that is, the narrative provides a frame for different stories. Think One Thousand A…

And Thus He Came

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Cyrus Townsend Brady


These short stories, perhaps we might call them modern parables, are not the usual fare of warm and fuzzy Christmas stories (pleasing as tho…

The Hotel D'Angleterre And Other Stories

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Mary Elizabeth Hawker


Five short stories by Lanoe Falconer which is the pseudonym of the English writer, Marie Elizabeth Hawker (1848 - 1908). Her works, though f…

London (Ancient And Modern) From The Sanitary And Medical Point Of View

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George Vivian Poore


This little book is an expansion of two addresses delivered in January, 1889. One deals with sanitary issues in London. The other deals with…

Romance of California Life; Illustrated By Pacific Slope Stories, Thrilling, Pa…

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John Habberton


These 37 short stories were authored by John Habberton (1842–1921), an American writer. He spent nearly twenty years as the literary and dr…

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