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James Fenimore Cooper

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James Fenimore Cooper is written by Mary E. Phillips. As a monumental record of the man, Fenimore Cooper, this work will be found invaluable, for it contains much personal material heretofore unpublished.

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Such is Life

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Such is Life is written by Tom Collins. A series various people's stories encountered by the narrator as he travels about the countryside, the novel provides some insight into the character of rural Australians in the latter half of the 19th century.

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The Esquimaux Lady

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The Esquimaux Lady is written by Olof Krarer. In writing this little book, it has been our constant aim to make it, as nearly as possible, an autobiography, giving Miss Krarer's own thoughts and words, avoiding some of the little errors, caused by her imperfect knowledge of English, which are thought by some to add a certain charm to her conversation.

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The Life of Blessed John B. Marie Vianney

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The young seminarian will find Vianney's life to be a genuine exhortation which will operate to fortify him in the face of trials and temptation. The priest himself, who aims to acquire all the graces which may bless the priesthood, may justly take pleasure in imitating the virtues, zeal, piety and charity of the humble curé of Ars.

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Stories of Inventors

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How Guglielmo Marconi telegraphs without wires.—Santos-Dumont and his air-ship.—How a fast train is run.—How automobiles work.—The fastest steamboats.

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Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes

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Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes is written by Thomas Carlyle. One of the most vital and pregnant books in our modern literature, Sartor Resartus is also, in structure and form, one of the most daringly original. It defies exact classification. It is not a philosophic treatise.

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William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare is written by Samuel Levy Bensusan. If the Homes and Haunts do not claim the greater part of the following pages, it is because nobody knows where to find them to-day. Stratford derives much of its patronage from unsupported traditions, the face of London has changed, and though we owe to the painstaking researches of Dr. Chas.

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Reminiscences

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Reminiscences is written by Hans Mattson. Hans Mattson began life as the son of an independent freeholder and successful farmer of the parish of Onnestad, near the city of Kristianstad, in Sweden. As a young man he decided to try his luck "in a country where inherited names and titles were not the necessary conditions of success."

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Watts

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Watts is written by William Loftus Hare. Biography of the popular English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement.

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is written by Frederick Douglass. The life of a gifted negro who became a famous anti-slavery orator.

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