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Count the Cost An Address to the People of Connecticut, On Sundry Political Subjects, and Particularly on the Proposition for a New Constitution –by: David Daggett

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COUNT THE COST.

AN ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE of CONNECTICUT, ON SUNDRY POLITICAL SUBJECTS,

AND

PARTICULARLY ON THE PROPOSITION FOR A NEW CONSTITUTION.

BY JONATHAN STEADFAST

1804

"However combinations or associations of the above description may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things to become potent engines, by which cunning ambitions and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people, and to usurp to themselves, the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines whic...

Black Rock: a Tale of the Selkirks

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BLACK ROCK

A TALE OF THE SELKIRKS

By Ralph Connor

INTRODUCTION

I think I have met "Ralph Conner." Indeed, I am sure I have once in a canoe on the Red River, once on the Assinaboine, and twice or thrice on the prairies to the West. That was not the name he gave me, but, if I am right, it covers one of the most honest and genial of the strong characters that are fighting the devil and doing good work for men all over the world. He has seen with his own eyes the life which he describes in this book, and has himself, for some years of hard and lonely toil, assis...

A Rebel War Clerk s Diary at the Confederate States Capital –by: John Beauchamp Jones

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A REBEL WAR CLERK'S DIARY AT THE CONFEDERATE STATES CAPITAL.

BY J. B. JONES,

CLERK IN THE WAR DEPARTMENT OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES GOVERNMENT; AUTHOR OF "WILD WESTERN SCENES," ETC. ETC.

VOLS. I and II.

PHILADELPHIA: J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO. 1866.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by J. B. LIPPINCOTT & CO.,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

PREFACE.

This Diary was written with the knowledge of the Pre...

The Home Life of Poe –by: Susan Archer Weiss

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[Illustration: EDGAR ALLAN POE

[REPRODUCED FROM A PHOTO GIVEN TO MRS. WEISS BY POE THREE DAYS BEFORE HE LEFT RICHMOND]]

THE HOME LIFE OF POE

BY SUSAN ARCHER WEISS

BROADWAY PUBLISHING COMPANY NEW YORK 1907

Title Page by Wm. Lincoln Hudson ยท Cover by Stephen G. Clow

Copyright, 1907, BY SUSAN ARCHER WEISS.

All rights reserved.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. PAGE. First Glimpse of Edgar Poe 1

CHAPTER II. Poe's First Home 9...

The Menace of Prohibition –by: Lulu Wightman

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THE MENACE of PROHIBITION

BY LULU WIGHTMAN

ADVOCATE OF CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Patrick Henry

Price 10 Cents

Los Angeles Printing Co. 314 West First Street.

GREAT QUESTIONS OF THE HOUR

A pamphlet containing a series of Mrs. Wightman's Lectures on themes of absorbing interest about the very things that YOU are THINKING and TALKING about TO DAY!

the all important questions the perplexin...

Preliminary Report of the Commission Appointed by the University of Pennsylvania to Investigate Modern Spiritualism In Accordance with the Request of the Late Henry Seybert –by: University of Pennsylvania. Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism

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PRELIMINARY REPORT

OF THE COMMISSION APPOINTED BY

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

TO INVESTIGATE

MODERN SPIRITUALISM

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUEST OF THE LATE HENRY SEYBERT

WITH A FOREWORD BY H.H. FURNESS, JR.

1887, 1920

FOREWORD

Now, at the present time, when the attention of the public is turning towards questions of Psychology and Psychiatry, it is most appropriate that a volume such as the present Report be again placed in the hands of the public. While it cannot be said that the conclusions reached by the Seybert Commission w...

McGuffey s Fifth Eclectic Reader

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ECLECTIC EDUCATIONAL SERIES.

McGUFFEY'S

FIFTH ECLECTIC READER.

REVISED EDITION.

McGuffey Editions and Colophon are Trademarks of

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York Chichester Weinheim Brisbane Singapore Toronto

Copyright, 1879, by VAN ANTWERP, BRAGG & CO. Copyright, 1896, by AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY. Copyright, 1907 and 1920, by H. H. VAIL. M'G. REV 5TH EC. EP 310

PREFACE.

The plan of the revision of McGUFFEY'S FIFTH READER is the same as that pursued in the other books of the REVISED SERIES. The book has been considerably enlarged, but the n...

Lord Dolphin

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LORD DOLPHIN

[Illustration: "A GREAT VESSEL WAS STRAINING AND TUGGING. AND I COULD SEE LIGHTS"]

LORD DOLPHIN

BY

HARRIET A. CHEEVER

AUTHOR OF "THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF BILLY TRILL," "MADAME ANGORA," "MOTHER BUNNY," ETC.

Illustrated by

DIANTHA W. HORNE

LORD DOLPHIN

1903

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. LORD DOLPHIN INTRODUCES HIMSELF

II. UNDER THE WAVES

III. A CORAL GROVE

IV. THE MERMAID'S CAVE

V. MY GARDENS

VI. MY TREASURE GROUNDS

VII. WHAT I SAW ONE DAY

VIII. MY STRANGE ADVENTURE

IX. LORD DOLPHIN ON LAND

X. HURRAH!

The Fugitives The Tyrant Queen of Madagascar

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The Fugitives, by R.M. Ballantyne.

A group of people from a British ship have gone ashore to stretch their legs, when enemies approach, the ship's boat retreats to the ship and they are left stranded ashore. The book deals with their efforts to find what they hope will be civilisation in the capital of the Island of Madagascar, which is something like the size of France. Unfortunately the reigning Queen has a hatred of Christianity which had been brought to the Island by missionaries ...

Sir Gibbie

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Note from electronic text creator: I have compiled a word list with definitions of most of the Scottish words found in this work at the end of the book. This list does not belong to the original work, but is designed to help with the conversations in Broad Scots found in this work. A further explanation of this list can be found towards the end of this document, preceding the word list.

There are three footnotes in this book which have been renumbered and placed at the end of the work.

Any notes that I have made within the text (e.g. relating to Greek words in...

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