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Revolutionary Heroes, And Other Historical Papers
James Parton Revolutionary Heroes, And Other Historical Papers
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 18060 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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James Parton (February 9, 1822 – October 17, 1891) was an English-born American biographer who wrote books on the lives of Horace Greeley, Aaron Burr, Andrew Jackson, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Voltaire.

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Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa
Mungo Park Life and Travels of Mungo Park in Central Africa
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 141628 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Mungo Park (11 September 1771 – 1806) was a Scottish explorer of the African continent. He was the first Westerner known to have travelled to the central portion of the Niger River.

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Reflections on Dr. Swift's Letter to Harley (1712) and The British Academy (1712)
John Oldmixon, Arthur Mainwaring Reflections on Dr. Swift's Letter to Harley (1712) and The British Academy (1712)
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 11512 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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John Oldmixon (1673 – July 9, 1742) was an English historian.

He was a son of John Oldmixon of Oldmixon, Weston-super-Mare in Somerset. He was brought up by the family of Admiral Robert Blake in Bridgwater and later became involved in trade through the port of Bristol.

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Why go to College? an Address
Alice Freeman Palmer Why go to College? an Address
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 7753 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Alice Freeman Palmer (February 21, 1855 – December 6, 1902) was an American educator. As Alice Freeman, she was Principal of Wellesley College from 1882 to 1887, when she left to marry the Harvard professor George Herbert Palmer. From 1892 to 1895 she was Dean of Women at t... Read more...

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The  Works  Of  John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian
John Dryden The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 114886 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 3
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John Dryden (/ˈdraɪdən/; 19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1631 – 12 May [O.S. 1 May] 1700) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668.

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Join Our Gang?
Sterling E. Lanier Join Our Gang?
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 3633 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Sterling Edmund Lanier (December 18, 1927 – June 28, 2007) was an American editor, science fiction author and sculptor. He is perhaps known best as the editor who championed the publication of Frank Herbert’s bestselling novel Dune.

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Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman Leaves of Grass
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 121632 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 3
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Walter "Walt" Whitman (/ˈhwɪtmən/; May 31, 1819 – March 26, 1892) was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential p... Read more...

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Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting R. Caldecott's Picture Books
Randolph Caldecott Caldecott Hey Diddle Diddle and Baby Bunting R. Caldecott's Picture Books
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 300 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 3
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Randolph Caldecott was a British artist and illustrator, born in Chester. The Caldecott Medal was named in his honour. He exercised his art chiefly in book illustrations.

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My First Picture Book
Joseph Martin Kronheim My First Picture Book
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 4660 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Joseph Martin Kronheim (1810-1896) was a German-born lithographer and wood engraver known for founding Kronheim & Co. and working with George Baxter.

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Pleasing Stories for Good Children with Pictures
Anonymous 's Pleasing Stories for Good Children with Pictures
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 1427 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 3
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PLEASING STORIES   FOR   GOOD CHILDREN.   WITH PICTURES. BY A FRIEND TO YOUTH.     CINCINNATI:   TRUMAN AND SMITH.   150, Main-street.

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