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FROM LOWER DECK TO PULPIT
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[TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: Greek words in this text have been transliterated and placed between marks. A complete list of changes follows the text.]
English Men of Letters
EDITED BY JOHN MORLEY
London: MACMILLAN AND CO. 1880.
The Right of Translation and Reproduction is Reserved.
The life and writings of Pope have been discussed in a literature more voluminous than that which exists in the case of almost any other English man of letters. No biographer, however, has produced a defi...
THE YOUTH OF GOETHE
BY P. HUME BROWN, LL.D., F.B.A.
LONDON JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1913
THE VISCOUNT HALDANE OF CLOAN, LORD CHANCELLOR OF GREAT BRITAIN.
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"Anfangs ist es ein Punkt der leise zum Kreise sich "offnet, Aber, wachsend, umfasst dieser am Ende die Welt."
"In the beginning a point that soft to the circle expandeth, ...
A Slave Girl's Story
Being an Autobiography of KATE DRUMGOOLD.
BROOKLYN NEW YORK.
Once a slave girl, I have endeavored to fill the pages with some of the most interesting thoughts that my mind is so full of, and not with something that is dry.
This sketch is written for the good of those that have written and prayed that the slaves might be a freed people, and have schools and books and learn to read and write for themselves; and the Lord, in His love for us and to us as a race, has ever found favor in His sight, f...
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CHAPTER I. Parentage 8
CHAPTER II. Babyhood ...
This biography contains three main sections. the first covers Adams's early years and his time as a diplomat--both in America and overseas. The second tells of his two careers as Secretary of State and President. The last involves his years in the House of Representatives.
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[Illustration: John Quincy Adams]<...