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An Autobiography

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An Autobiography

by

Catherine Helen Spence

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. EARLY LIFE IN SCOTLAND. CHAPTER II. TOWARDS AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER III. A BEGINNING AT SEVENTEEN CHAPTER IV. LOVERS AND FRIENDS. CHAPTER V. NOVELS AND A POLITICAL INSPIRATION. CHAPTER VI. A TRIP TO ENGLAND. CHAPTER VII. MELROSE REVISITED. CHAPTER VIII. I VISIT EDINBURGH AND LONDON. CHAPTER IX. MEETING WITH J. S. MILL AND GEORGE ELIOT. CHAPTER X. RETURN FROM THE OLD COUNTRY. CHAPTER XI WARDS OF THE STATE. CHAPTER XII. PREACHING, FRIENDS, AND WR...

The Observers

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THE OBSERVERS

By G. L. VANDENBURG

You can't be too suspicious when security is at stake. When everybody who is after a key military job wears a toupee, it is obviously a bald case of espionage.

A job as laboratory technician with the Army Weapons Development Center carried about as much prestige as a bat boy in a World Series.

George Fisher was a laboratory technician.

He was a shy but likeable fellow, a diligent worker and trustworthy. He didn't talk. He was rarely talked to. He had no burning ambition to push himself ahead in the wo...

Vital Ingredient

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It is man's most precious possession no living thing can exist without it. But when they gave it to Orville, it killed him. For the answer, read 1/M.

Vital Ingredient

By Charles V. De Vet

"Now watch," Remm said, indicating the native. Macker had been absent, exploring the countryside in the immediate vicinity of their landing place, and had not witnessed the capture of the native, or the tests his two companions made on it.

Macker followed Remm's gaze to where the biped native sat hunched. The creature was bent into an ungainly p...

On the Antiquity of the Chemical Art –by: James Mactear

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[Transcriber's Note: Typographical errors are listed at the end of the file. Misspelled Greek names were treated as errors; others are noted but not changed.]

President's Opening Address to Chemical Section.

ON THE ANTIQUITY OF THE CHEMICAL ART.

By JAMES MACTEAR, F.C.S., F.C.I.

THE PRESIDENT'S OPENING ADDRESS TO THE CHEMICAL SECTION.

On the Antiquity of the Chemical Art. By JAMES MACTEAR, F.C.S., F.C.I., Member of the International Jury, Par...

Child s Health Primer For Primary Classes With Special Reference to the Effects of Alcoholic Drinks, Stimulants, and Narcotics upon The Human System

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CHILD'S HEALTH PRIMER.

[Illustration: WASTING MONEY. (See p. 123.)]

PATHFINDER PHYSIOLOGY No. 1

CHILD'S

HEALTH PRIMER

FOR PRIMARY CLASSES

WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOLIC DRINKS, STIMULANTS, AND NARCOTICS UPON THE HUMAN SYSTEM

INDORSED BY THE SCIENTIFIC DEPARTMENT OF THE WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION OF THE UNITED STATES

COPYRIGHT, 1885 A. S. BARNES & COMPANY NEW YORK AND CHICAGO

PATHFINDER SERIES OF TEXT BOO...

History of the Mackenzies, with genealogies of the principal families of the name

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HISTORY OF THE MACKENZIES WITH GENEALOGIES OF THE PRINCIPAL FAMILIES OF THE NAME.

NEW, REVISED, AND EXTENDED EDITION.

BY

ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, M.J.I.,

AUTHOR OF "THE HISTORY OF THE MACDONALDS AND LORDS OF THE ISLES;" "THE HISTORY OF THE CAMERONS;" "THE HISTORY OF THE MACLEODS;" "THE HISTORY OF THE MATHESONS;" "THE HISTORY OF THE CHISOLMS;" "THE PROPHECIES OF THE BRAHAN SEER;" "THE HISTORICAL "TALES AND LEGENDS OF THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES;" "THE SOCIAL STATE OF THE ISLE OF SKYE;" ETC., ETC.

LUCEO...

Shock Absorber

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SHOCK ABSORBER

BY E. G. VON WALD

Illustrated by van Dongen

[Transcriber's Note: This etext was produced from Astounding Science Fiction June 1955. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.]

A man acts on what he believes the facts are, not on the facts. He lives or dies by what the facts are. Now sometimes you don't have time to correct a man's beliefs, yet he must act correctly....

The aging lit...

A Stake in the Land –by: Peter A. (Peter Alexander) Speek

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A STAKE IN THE LAND

[Illustration]

[Illustration: LONG, HARD MONTHS OF WORK SEPARATE THE ROUGH SHANTY FROM WHITE CLAPBOARDS AND AN AUTOMOBILE]

AMERICANIZATION STUDIES ALLEN T. BURNS, DIRECTOR

A STAKE IN THE LAND

BY PETER A. SPEEK

IN CHARGE, SLAVIC SECTION LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON 1921

A STAKE IN THE LAND

Copyright, 1921, by Harper & Brothers Printed in the United States of America

PUBLISHER'S NOTE

The material in this volume was gathered by the Division of Rural Developments...

The Great Stone of Sardis

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THE GREAT STONE OF SARDIS

BY FRANK R. STOCKTON

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. THE ARRIVAL OF THE EUTERPE THALIA

II. THE SARDIS WORKS

III. MARGARET RALEIGH

IV. THE MISSION OF SAMUEL BLOCK V. UNDER WATER

VI. VOICES FROM THE POLAR SEAS

VII. GOOD NEWS GOES FROM SARDIS

VIII. THE DEVIL ON THE DIPSEY

IX. THE ARTESIAN RAY

X. "LAKE SHIVER"

XI. THEY BELIEVE IT IS THE POLAR SEA

XII. CAPTAIN HUBBELL TAKES COMMAND

XIII. LONGITUDE EVERYTHING

XIV. A REGION OF NOTHINGNESS

XV. THE AUTOMATIC SHELL

XVI. THE TRACK OF THE SHELL

XVII. CAPTAIN HUBBELL DECL...

In Times Like These –by: Nellie McClung

" Believing that the woman's claim to a common humanity is not an unreasonable one, and that the successful issue of such claim rests primarily upon the sense of fair play which people have or have not according to how they were born, and Therefore to men and women everywhere who love a fair deal, and are willing to give it to everyone, even women, this book is respectfully dedicated by the author."

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IN TIMES

LIKE THESE

BY

NELLIE L. McCLUNG

Author of "Sowing Seeds In Danny," "The Second Chance," and "The Black Creek Stopping house."

TORONT...

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