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Elizabeth Prentiss - Little Susy's Little Servants
“As Little Susy had a kind mamma to take care of her, you will, perhaps, wonder why God gave her also, a great many servants of her own. He gave her so many, that you might spend your whole life in reading about them....
Charles Morris - Chronicles of America Volume 09 - Colonial Folkways
This work according to the subtitle is «a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges.» It describes land, locales, houses, habits, diversions, learning, religion, labor, and travel.
Chronicles of America Series
Proclus - Elements of Theology
The Elements of Theology (ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΣΙΣ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ) was written by the Greek Neoplatonist philosopher Proclus (ΠΡΟΚΛΟΣ) and translated by Thomas Taylor who named his youngest son Thomas Proclus Taylor. This book consists...
Amy Le Feuvre - Bulbs and Blossoms
Two young children, recently arrived back in England from India, discover their aunt's old gardener, and together they explore the beautiful hope of springtime, Easter, and eternal life. — Summary by Emily Isabella
War & Military
William Wolfe Capes - Roman Empire of the Second Century: Or, The Age of the Antonines
This short overview of the Roman Empire from AD 96-180 opens as the murderers of Domitian raise to power the wise old senator, Nerva. Ignoring assassination rumors, his successor, the brave soldier Trajan, «went about...
Martha Finley - Mildred at Roselands
In order to recover her health, Mildred Keith goes to visit her mother's extended family, the Dinsmores, in the South. Mildred makes new friends while at Roselands, learns important lessons and grows in her faith in...
George Frederick Kunz - Curious Lore of Precious Stones
Full title is «The Curious Lore of Precious Stones, being a description of their sentiments and folklore, superstitions, symbolism, mysticism, use in medicine, protection, prevention, religion, and divination, crystal...
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Marianne Kirlew - Story of John Wesley Told to Boys and Girls
Marianne Kirlew tells the story of John Wesley, English revivalist and founder of Methodism, in short chapters in simple language and an engaging style for children. With scraps of dialog, poetry and scripture, John...
and 8 more
John Locke - Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book II
John Locke wrote four essays on human (or humane) understanding. Here are a few quotes from the book: «I see no reason to believe, that the soul thinks before the senses have furnished it with ideas to think on....
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Unknown - Book of Enoch
The Book of Enoch, is an ancient, non-canonical Jewish work. Estimates vary on the actual dates of authorship. However, Enoch was alive during the Antediluvian period as recorded in the Hebrew Bible. Fragments of the...
John Hall - Life of Rev. Henry Martyn
Henry Martyn (1781-1812), a brilliant and ambitious young student in Cambridge, England, was led by God to be a missionary to India and Persia. While pastoring, starting schools, and teaching the locals as well as...
John Murray Mitchell - Two Old Faiths: Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Mohammedans
This book contains two essays, one by each of the listed authors. They describe the two religions of Hinduism and Islam, their history, and their contrast with Christianity. This book was part of the curriculum for...
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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