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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

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The Herd Boy and His Hermit

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

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...Excerpt: On a Moorland slope where sheep and goats were dispersed among the rocks, there lay a young lad on his back, in a stout canvas cassock over his leathern coat, and stout leathern leggings over wooden shoes. Twilight was fast coming on; only a gleam of purple light rested on the top of the eastern hills, but was gradually fading away,...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

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...during his lifetime, quite as much as the public has time or inclination to read; and his surviving friends are apt to show more zeal than discretion in dragging forth from his closed desk such undeveloped offspring of his mind as he himself had left to silence. Literature has never been redundant with authors who sincerely undervalue their own productions; and the sagacio...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

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...Excerpt: If you look at a map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Ireland is the next in size. The ...

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories

By: H. G. Wells

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...Introduction: The enterprise of messrs. T. Nelson & Sons and the friendly accommodation of Messrs. Macmillan render possible this collection in one cover of all the short stories by me that I care for any one to read again. Except for the two series of linked incidents that make up the bulk of the book called Tales of Space and Time, no short story of mine of the ...

..........................................................................27 THE FLOWERING OF THE STRANGE ORCHID .....................................34 IN THE AVU OBSERVATORY .....................................................................42 ’PYORNIS ISLAND ....................................................................................48 THE REMARKABLE CASE OF DAVI...

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

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...Excerpt: Subject Of Contention. One midnight of a winter month the sleepers in Riversley Grange were awakened by a ringing of the outer bell and blows upon the great hall-doors. Squire Beltham was master there: the other members of the household were, his daughter Dorothy Beltham; a married daughter ...

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The Young Step-Mother; Or a Chronicle of Mistakes

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

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...ions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge?s eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate. There had been, he admitted, a trivial blemish or so in its rate of progress, but this was exaggerated and had been entirely owing to the ?parsimony of the public,? which guilty public...

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Under the Deodars

By: Rudyard Kipling

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.... 62 Only a Subaltern............................................................................................................................. 82 In the Matter of a Private .............................................................................................................. 99 The Enlightenments of Pagett, M.P. ....................................................

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

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...ts INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE PEOPLE........... 10 CHAPTER I OF THE DIVISION OF LABOUR .............................

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Framley Parsonage

By: Anthony Trollope

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...When young Mark Robarts was leaving college, his father might well declare that all men began to say all good things to him, and to extol his fortune in that he had a son blessed with an excellent disposition. This father was a physician living at Exeter. He was a gentleman possessed of no private means, but enjoying a lucrative practice, which had enabled him to maintain ...

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The Greshams of Greshamsbury

By: Anthony Trollope

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...er who is to be the chief personage of the following tale, it will be well that he should be made acquainted with some particulars as to the locality in which, and the neighbors among whom, our doctor followed his profession....

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