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Emma

By: Jane Austen

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.

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The Story of Mankind

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

By: Thomas Hardy

One evening of late summer, before the nineteenth century had reached one-third of its span, a young man and woman, he latter carrying a child, were approaching the large village of Weydon-Priors, in Upper Wessex, on foot. They were plainly but not ill clad, though the thick hoar of dust which had accumulated on their shoes and garments from an obviously long journey lent a disadvantageous shabbiness to heir appearance just now.

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Up from Slavery

By: Booker T. Washington

Excerpt: This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles, dealing with incidents in my life, which were published consecutively in the Outlook. While they were appearing in that magazine I was constantly surprised at the number of requests which came to me from all parts of the country, asking that the articles be permanently preserved in book form. I am most grateful to the Outlook for permission to gratify these requests.

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Riddle of the Sands

By: Erskine Childers

Preface: A WORD about the origin and authorship of this book. In October last (1902), my friend ?Carruthers? visited me in my chambers, and, under a provisional pledge of secrecy, told me frankly the whole of the adventure described in these pages. Till then I had only known as much as the rest of his friends, namely, that he had recently undergone experiences during a yachting cruise with a certain Mr ?davies? which had left a deep mark on his character and habits. At t...

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Captain Blood

By: Rafael Sabatini

Then drink it thus, cried the rash young fool, and splashed the contents of his cup full into the face of Mr. Wilding even as that gentleman, on his feet, was proposing to drink to the eyes of the young fool's sister. The moments that followed were full of interest. A stillness, a brooding, expectant stillness, fell upon the company - and it numbered a round dozen - about Lord Gervase's richly appointed board. In the soft candlelight the oval table shone like a deep brow...

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