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Kindness to Animals
Charlotte Elizabeth Kindness to Animals

The Sin of Cruelty Exposed and Rebuked

  • Nature
  • English
  • 17799 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 231
  • 3

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (1 October 1790 – 12 July 1846) was a popular Victorian English writer and novelist who wrote as Charlotte Elizabeth. Her work focused on promoting women's rights (see her books The Wrongs of Women and Helen Fleetwood) and evangelical Protestantism... Read more...

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An Address to Men of Science
Richard Carlile An Address to Men of Science

Calling Upon Them to Stand Forward and Vindicate the Truth....

  • Fiction
  • English
  • 15873 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 195
  • 0

Richard Carlile (8 December 1790 – 10 February 1843) was an important agitator for the establishment of universal suffrage and freedom of the press in the United Kingdom.He was born in Ashburton, Devon, the son of a shoemaker who died in 1794 leaving Richard's mother strugg... Read more...

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The Child's Book of American Biography
Mary Stoyell Stimpson The Child's Book of American Biography
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • English
  • 45490 Words
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 170
  • 0

In every country there have been certain men and women whose busy lives have made the world better or wiser. The names of such are heard so often that every child should know a few facts about them. It is hoped the very short stories told here may make boys and girls eager ... Read more...

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The Elements of Agriculture A Book for Young Farmers, with Questions Prepared for the Use of Schools
George E. Waring The Elements of Agriculture A Book for Young Farmers, with Questions Prepared for the Use of Schools
  • Essay
  • English
  • 59730 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 143
  • 0

In 1857, Waring was appointed agricultural and drainage engineer for the construction of New York's Central Park.[2] This effort was considered to be the largest drainage project of its time. Prior to this time, much of the area of the proposed park.

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The Ideal
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum The Ideal
  • Essay
  • English
  • 7994 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 119
  • 1

He is best known for the groundbreaking science fiction short story, "A Martian Odyssey", which presented a sympathetic but decidedly non-human alien, Tweel. Even more remarkably, this was his first science fiction story (in 1933 he had sold a romantic novel, The Lady Dance... Read more...

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The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms
John A. Cone The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms
  • Essay
  • English
  • 27204 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 119
  • 0

Cone started refereeing independent wrestling matches in August 1995. He worked for Harley Race World League Wrestling from 1999 to 2006 and got his big break when a WWE official attended a match he refereed. Cone tried out for WWE and was quickly signed. He was sent to WWE... Read more...

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The Children's Own Longfellow
Henry W. Longfellow The Children's Own Longfellow
  • Essay
  • English
  • 13519 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 115
  • 1

Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, which was then a part of Massachusetts. He studied at Bowdoin College. After spending time in Europe he became a professor at Bowdoin and, later, at Harvard College. His first major poetry collections were Voices of the Night (1839) a... Read more...

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Early Plays
Henrik Ibsen Early Plays
  • Drama
  • English
  • 53705 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 108
  • 1

The following year, Ibsen had a fateful encounter with violinist and theater manager Ole Bull. Bull liked Ibsen and offered him a job as a writer and manager for the Norwegian Theatre in Bergen. The position proved to be an intense tutorial in all things theatrical and even... Read more...

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A Mating in the Wilds
Ottwell Binns A Mating in the Wilds
  • Erotic
  • English
  • 77227 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 87
  • 6

The man in the canoe was lean and hardy, and wielded the paddle against the slow-moving current of the wide river with a dexterity that proclaimed long practice.

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The Daughter of Brahma
I. A. R. Wylie The Daughter of Brahma
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 110128 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 84
  • 0

Ida Alexa Ross Wylie (16 March 1885 – 4 November 1959), known by her pen name I. A. R. Wylie, was an Australian-British-American novelist, screenwriter, short story writer, and poet who was honored by the journalistic and literary establishments of her time, and was known a... Read more...

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