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JEROME CARDAN
WILLIAM GEORGE WATERS JEROME CARDAN

A BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY

  • Biography & Autobiography
  • English
  • 95691 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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No attempt is made in the following pages to submit to historical treatment the vast and varied mass of printed matter which Cardan left as his contribution to letters and science, except in the case of those works which are, in purpose or incidentally, autobiographical, or... Read more...

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JOHN ENDERBY
GILBERT PARKER JOHN ENDERBY
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 11101 Words
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Sir Horatio Gilbert George Parker, 1st Baronet PC ( 23 November 1862 – 6 September 1932),[1] known as Gilbert Parker, Canadian novelist and British politician, was born at Camden East, Addington, Ontario, the son of Captain J. Parker, R.A.

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JOHN FREWEN, SOUTH SEA WHALER 1904
LOUIS BECKE JOHN FREWEN, SOUTH SEA WHALER 1904
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 31538 Words
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George Lewis Becke (or Louis Becke; 18 June 1855 – 18 February 1913) was an Australian Pacific trader, short-story writer and novelist. Becke was born at Port Macquarie, New South Wales, son of Frederick Becke, Clerk of Petty Sessions and his wife Caroline Matilda, née Beil... Read more...

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JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN
HENRIK IBSEN JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN
  • Drama
  • English
  • 26021 Words
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Henrik Johan Ibsen (Norwegian: 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre.[2] His major works include Brand, Pe... Read more...

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JAMES MADISON
SYDNEY HOWARD GAY JAMES MADISON
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 89881 Words
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Sydney Howard (7 August 1884 – 12 June 1946) was an English stage comedian and film actor born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire.James Madison was born on March 16, 1751, at Port Conway, Virginia; he died at Montpellier, in that State, on June 28, 1836.

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JOHN HENRY SMITH
FREDERICK UPHAM ADAMS JOHN HENRY SMITH

A HUMOROUS ROMANCE OF OUTDOOR LIFE

  • Humor
  • English
  • 70616 Words
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Frederick Upham Adams (December 10, 1859 – August 28, 1921) was a noted inventor and author. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an American Civil War veteran/mechanical engineer, and died on August 28, 1921 at Larchmont, New York. In 1886 he invented the electric light post.

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JOHN HUS
WILLIAM DALLMANN JOHN HUS

A BRIEF STORY OF THE LIFE OF A MARTYR

  • Biography & Autobiography
  • English
  • 7452 Words
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In a humble hamlet in the southern section of beautiful Bohemia near the Bavarian border of poor peasant parents was born a boy and called Jan--Hus was added from Husinec, his birthplace; some say he saw the light of day on July 6, 1373, but that is not certain.

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JANET HARDY IN RADIO CITY
RUTHE S. WHEELER JANET HARDY IN RADIO CITY
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • English
  • 40921 Words
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Janet Hardy stirred sleepily as the alarm clock sounded its lusty summons and it was only after a real effort that she managed to reach out and shut off the insistent clock.

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INTRODUCTION TO ROBERT BROWNING
HIRAM CORSON INTRODUCTION TO ROBERT BROWNING
  • Poetry
  • English
  • 104648 Words
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Hiram Corson (6 November 1828 – 15 June 1911) was an American professor of literature. Corson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He held a position in the library of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (1849-1856), was a lecturer on English literature in Phil... Read more...

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JOHN RUTHERFORD, THE WHITE CHIEF
GEORGE LILLIE CRAIK JOHN RUTHERFORD, THE WHITE CHIEF
  • Travel
  • English
  • 55222 Words
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George Lillie Craik (1798–1866) was a Scottish writer and literary critic. Born at Kennoway, Fife, he was educated at the University of St. Andrews, and went to London in 1824, where he wrote largely for the "Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge."

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