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A Cathedral Courtship

Read by Ric F


Kate Douglas Wiggin


An romantic comedy. A pretty young American girls tours English Cathedrals, with her very blue-blooded Aunt. Then boy meets girl. Boy chases…

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

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Charles Dickens


The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, A Fancy for Christmas-Time, (better known as The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain) is a novella …

42 - F. A. Cowperwood, Guardian

In The Titan

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Theodore Dreiser


Cowperwood moves to Chicago with his new wife Aileen. He decides to take over the street-railway system. He bankrupts several opponents with…

00 - Preface

In The Byzantine Empire

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

Lay of Ancient Rome, A

In The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10

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Thomas Ybarra


The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Lesley Castle, Part 2 (Letters 4-6)

In Jane Austen's Juvenilia

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Jane Austen


Before becoming the author of such classics as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Jane Austen experimented with various w…

01 - THE PRISON AT CAESAREA

In Pearl Maiden

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Henry Rider Haggard and H. Rider Haggard


This is the story of Miriam, an orphan Christian woman living in Rome in the first century. She falls in love with a Roman officer, but know…