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Sophisms of the Protectionists

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Frédéric Bastiat


"To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them," Bastiat said and believed. He reasoned, employing repetition to various appl…

The Valley of Fear

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Doyle's final novel featuring the beloved sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, brings the detective and his friend to a country manor where they are pre…

Fourteen Months in American Bastiles

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Francis Key Howard


Francis Key Howard recounts in this book his life as a political prisoner of the United States. He points out that he was held captive at th…

Essays on Political Economy

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Frédéric Bastiat


Bastiat asserted that the only purpose of government is to defend the right of an individual to life, liberty, and property. From this defin…

Further Communications on Business Part 1

In Shirley

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Charlotte Brontë


Shirley is an 1849 social novel by the English novelist Charlotte Brontë. It was Brontë's second published novel after Jane Eyre (…

1766(cont) to 1767

In The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II

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James Boswell


Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, edito…

Ch 06 (1611, 1612) Jesuits in Arcadia

In Pioneers of France in the New World

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Francis Parkman and Francis Parkman, Jr.


Parkman has been hailed as one of America's first great historians and as a master of narrative history. Numerous translations have spread t…

29 - Christian Knowledge, pt 1

In Select Sermons

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Jonathan Edwards


Jonathan Edwards was a colonial American Congregational preacher, theologian, and missionary to Native Americans. Edwards "is widely ac…