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CAPTAIN BRAND OF THE "CENTIPEDE"
H. A. (HENRY AUGUSTUS) WISE CAPTAIN BRAND OF THE "CENTIPEDE"
  • Fiction
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Henry Augustus Wise (May 24, 1819 – April 3, 1869) author and United States Navy officer born in Brooklyn, New York, to George Stewart Wise and Catherine Standsberry. The Wise family moved to Virginia and his Naval career began in 1834 as a midshipman. Henry served in the U... Read more...

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The Golden Lion of Granpere
Anthony Trollope The Golden Lion of Granpere
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  • English
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Anthony Trollope (/ˈtrɒləp/; 24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary count... Read more...

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ASHTON-KIRK, INVESTIGATOR
JOHN T. MCINTYRE ASHTON-KIRK, INVESTIGATOR
  • Mystery & Crime
  • English
  • 67785 Words
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John Thomas McIntyre (26 November 1871 - 21 May 1951[1]) was an American novelist. Lewis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of Patrick and Sarah (Walker) McIntyre. He grew up in the Northern Liberties district and attended St. Michael's School and then the Harrison... Read more...

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A Lecture on the Preservation of Health
Thomas Garnett, M.D. A Lecture on the Preservation of Health
  • Essay
  • English
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He was born 21 April 1766 at Casterton in Westmoreland, where his father had a small landed property. After attending Sedbergh School, he was at the age of fifteen articled at his own request to the celebrated John Dawson (surgeon) of Sedbergh, Yorkshire, surgeon and mathem... Read more...

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The Golden Goose Book
L. Leslie Brooke The Golden Goose Book
  • Short Story
  • English
  • 5127 Words
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Leonard Leslie Brooke (1862–1940) was a British artist and writer. Brooke was born on 24 September 1862, in Birkenhead, England.[1][2] His skillful and witty illustrations in Andrew Lang's Nursery Rhyme Book (1897) established his reputation as a leading children's b... Read more...

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ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS II.
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS II.

FROM VOLUME III., THE WORKS OF WHITTIER: ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS AND SONGS OF LABOR AND REFORM

  • Poetry
  • English
  • 9826 Words
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John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish ... Read more...

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The Golden Face A Great 'Crook' Romance
William Le Queux The Golden Face A Great 'Crook' Romance
  • Romance
  • English
  • 56315 Words
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William Tufnell Le Queux[a] (2 July 1864 - 13 October 1927) was an Anglo-French journalist and writer. He was also a diplomat (honorary consul for San Marino), a traveller (in Europe, the Balkans and North Africa), a flying buff who officiated at the first British air meeti... Read more...

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The Golden Dagger
Jacques Futrelle The Golden Dagger
  • Mystery & Crime
  • English
  • 10065 Words
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Jacques Heath Futrelle (April 9, 1875 – April 15, 1912) was an American journalist and mystery writer. He is best known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine" for his application of logic to any and all situations.

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AMERICAN MISSIONARY
VARIOUS VARIOUS AMERICAN MISSIONARY

VOLUME 50, NO. 2, FEBRUARY, 1896

  • Adventure
  • English
  • 17499 Words
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The American Missionary Association (AMA) was a Protestant-based abolitionist group founded on September 3, 1846 in Albany, New York. The main purpose of this organization was to abolish slavery, to educate African Americans, to promote racial equality, and to promote Chris... Read more...

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ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS I.
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS I.

FROM VOLUME III., THE WORKS OF WHITTIER: ANTI-SLAVERY POEMS AND SONGS OF LABOR AND REFORM

  • Poetry
  • English
  • 16236 Words
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John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish ... Read more...

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