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First Fifty Digits of Pi : Chapter 46 - The First Fifty Digits O

By: Scott Hemphill

56 flavors of Pi proudly produced by volunteers to celebrate Pi Day, 2008. (3/14) Don't worry, you don't have to listen to an infinite string of numbers: each reader presents just the first 50 digits in styles of their own choosing. In light of the spirit of this occasion (and the might of our spirited community), this offering makes a gentle exception to the policy of faithfully presenting just the text. This is the real Pi, but served up with a side of sillies -- it's ...

Science, Essay/Short nonfiction, Humor

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Write it Right : Chapter 05 - Write It Right

By: Ambrose Bierce

Witty, opinionated alphabetical examples of what Bierce considered poor (American) English and advice on alternatives - entertaining, thought-provoking, occasionally outdated but so interesting to see how style and taste have changed.

Instruction, Humor

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Gilded Age, The : Chapter 55 - Chapter 55

By: Mark Twain ; Charles Dudley Warner

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. The term gilded age , commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. Twain and Warner got the name from Shakespeare's King John (1595): To gild refined gold, to paint the lily... is wasteful and ridiculous excess. Gilding a lily, which is already beautiful and not in need of further adornment, is ...

Fiction, Satire

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Velveteen Rabbit, The : Chapter 01 - The Velveteen Rabbit

By: Margery Williams

What is REAL? asked the Rabbit one day... Written in 1922, The Velveteen Rabbit , or, How Toys Become Real is the tale of a sweet unassuming toy rabbit who questions what it is to live and to love. It was the first children's title written by Margery Williams (1881 - 1944), who had previously created only for adults. This story eclipsed all others, to become her most famous work, and an ever adored classic for all ages. (Summary written by Marlo Dianne) It was by a sort ...

Children

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Verse-Book of a Homely Woman, The

By: Fay Inchfawn ; Elizabeth Rebecca Ward

Published by the Religious Tract Society in London, The Verse-Book of a Homely Woman is a collection of domestic, spiritual, and fanciful poems from the point of view of a woman, a housewife, and a Christian. The natural, supernatural, and solidly mundane are mixed together as well as separated into two parts: Indoors and Outdoors . Summary by Clarica.

Poetry, Religion

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Vertheidigung des Socrates : Chapter 1 - Vertheidigung Des Socrates

By: Xenophon

Xenophon möchte zeigen, dass Sokrates ganz bewusst in den Tod gegangen sei. Das Unglück seines Todes war kein Zufall. Denn der Philosoph habe gespürt, dass seine Zeit gekommen sei, um das Leben zu vollenden und zu sterben. (Zusammenfassung von Wikipedia)

Philosophy, Classics (antiquity)

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Verzamelde korte Nederlandstalige Werken 001 : Chapter 01 Bounty, ...

By: Various

Dit is een verzameling van kort Nederlandstalig proza van allerlei aard - fictie en non-fictie. Uitgekozen en gelezen door vrijwilligers van .

Essay/Short nonfiction, Short stories

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Vicar of Wrexhill, The

By: Frances Milton Trollope

A villainous vicar insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy but foolish widow, ruining the fortunes and happiness of her three children, until they begin to fight back. Published in 1837 by the mother of the better-known Anthony Trollope, this highly readable romance portrays the evangelical movement of the Anglican church in a shocking light that may remind readers of some of the religious abuses of the present day. (Summary by Angela Rowland)

Fiction, Romance

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Wherein? : Chapter 1 - Introductory

By: G. Campbell Morgan

These studies in the book of Malachi were delivered as addresses to the students at Mr. Moody’s Bible School in Chicago, and then to my own congregation. They have also appeared in “The Record of Christian Work” in the United States, and in “Out and Out” in England. They are now sent out in a more permanent form, after careful revision, with the prayer that they may be used of God in calling His own children into the place of power without which form is nothing. (Introdu...

Religion, Instruction

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Spirits in Bondage

By: C.S. Lewis

Spirits in Bondage is C.S. Lewis’s first book and the first of his works to be available in the public domain. It was released in 1919 under the pseudonym of Clive Hamilton and was written in a period of darker thought for C.S. Lewis than was later evidenced in his Christian apologist writings. The darkness of the verse is most evident in Part One (The Prison House), begins to change in the short transitional Part Two (Hesitation) and attains a more hopeful tone in the f...

Poetry

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Sleep-Book : Chapter 01 Peace, Peace, Thou Over Anxious, Foolish H...

By: Leolyn Louise Everett

This is a compilation and publication of sleep-related poetry, exalting the delight of sleep, as well as bemoaning the lack of it. (written by Clarica)

Literature, Poetry

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Struwwelpeter

By: Heinrich Hoffmann

Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter) is an illustrated collection of humorous children’s poems describing ludicrous and usually violent punishments for naughty behavior. Hoffmann, a Frankfurt physician, wanted to buy a picture book for his son for Christmas in 1844. Not impressed by what the stores had to offer, he instead bought a notebook and wrote his own stories and pictures. While Struwwelpeter is somewhat notorious for its perceived brutal treatment of the erring childre...

Children, Poetry

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Twelfth Night : Chapter 01 - Twelfth Night

By: William Shakespeare

Tragedy, Romance

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Treasure Island : Chapter 01 - Treasure Island

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of buccaneers and buried gold. Traditionally considered a coming of age story, it is an adventure tale of superb atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now. (Summary from wikipedia.org)

Adventure

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Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution

By: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

In the heat of the failed 1905 revolution in Russia, Lenin here contrasts the precision of the Bolshevik political program and tactics with various inconsistent and servile factions within the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party. (Summary by Christian Pecaut)

History, Philosophy

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What Katy Did

By: Susan Coolidge

What Katy Did is a children's book written by Susan Coolidge, the pen name of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey. It follows the adventures of Katy Carr and her family, growing up in America in the 1860s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. When a terrible accident makes her an invalid, her illness and recovery gradually teach her to be as good and kind as she has always wanted. (Summary by Wikiipedia)

Children, Adventure

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Woyzeck

By: Georg Büchner

Woyzeck ist ein Dramenfragment des deutschen Dramatikers und Dichters Georg Büchner. Büchner begann vermutlich zwischen Juni und September 1836 mit der Niederschrift. Bei seinem frühen Tod im Jahr 1837 blieb das Werk als Fragment zurück. Das Manuskript ist in mehreren Entwurfsstufen überliefert. Im Druck erschien Woyzeck erstmals 1879 in der stark überarbeiteten und vom Herausgeber veränderten Fassung von Karl Emil Franzos. Woyzeck wurde am 8. November 1913 im Residenzth...

Play

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Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure : Chapter 01 - Yang Chus Garden of Plea

By: Lieh-Tzu ; Liezi

At the Court of Liang at the period of Yang Chu, about 300 B.C., the philosophers were treated as guests of the reigning king, who reserved for them lodging and maintenance, and encouraged all who had any pretence to the pursuit of truth and wisdom. Whether or not Yang Chu was actually a native of the Wei State, or whether he came there drawn by the attraction of a critical and unrivalled audience, it is at least certain that he settled there as small proprietor, probabl...

Philosophy

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37 American Poems

By: Various

Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD work. (Summary by BellonaTimes)

Poetry

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Abandoned Room, The

By: Wadsworth Camp

The mystery of a secret room, scene of many murders, is unraveled by Carlos Paredes, the Panamanian Sherlock Holmes. (Summary by manybooks.net)

Fiction, Mystery

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