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Sappho and Phaon

Sappho and Phaon

Mary Robinson | History (Academic)
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Mary Robinson, nee Darby (1757-1800) was an English poet and novelist. During her lifetime she was known as 'the English Sappho'. She was also known for her role as Perdita (heroine of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale) in 1779 and as the first public mistress of George IV. After seeing her as...

A History of Witchcraft in England

A History of Witchcraft in England

Wallace Notestein | History (Academic)
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In its original form this essay was the dissertation submitted for a doctorate in philosophy conferred by Yale University in 1908. When first projected it was the writer's purpose to take up the subject of English witchcraft under certain general political and social aspects. It was not long...

On the Art of War

On the Art of War

Sun Tzu | History (Academic)
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The classic in studies of war and battle strategy

Constitutional History of England

Constitutional History of England

Henry Hallam | History (Academic)
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Few historical works have stood the test of time better than Hallam's Constitutional History. It was written nearly a century ago—the first edition was published in 1827

Boy Scouts Handbook

Boy Scouts Handbook

Boy Scouts of America | History (Academic)
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1911 version

The Story of Switzerland

The Story of Switzerland

Lina Hug and Richard Stead | History (Academic)
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The early history of Switzerland

Nooks and Corners of Old England

Nooks and Corners of Old England

Alan Fea | History (Academic)
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A recent glance over some old Ordnance Maps, the companions of many a ramble in the corners of Old England, has suggested the idea of jotting down a few fragmentary notes, which we trust may be of interest.

The Recollections of Abraham Lincoln

The Recollections of Abraham Lincoln

Ward Hill Lamon | History (Academic)
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There are now but few left who were intimately acquainted with Mr. Lincoln. I do not call to mind any one who was so much with him as yourself. You were his partner for years in the practice of law, his confidential friend during the time he was President. I venture to say there is now none living...

Albana

Albana

E. F. KNIGHT | History (Academic)
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19th century tour of Albania

The Ruins

The Ruins

C. F. Volney | History (Academic)
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Minds of little penetration rest naturally on the surface of things. They do not like to pierce deep into them, for fear of labor and trouble; sometimes still more for fear of truth."