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Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

By: William Dean Howells

...apham. (Reader’s Note for story 3: A pony engine is a small locomotive for switching cars from one track to another.) (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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John Caldigate

By: Anthony Trollope

...n disowned by his father, John Caldigate sets sail for Australia with his friend Dick Shand hoping to make his fortune in the goldfields in New South Wales. On the voyage, he meets Euphemia Smith and they conduct an indiscreet affair aboard. After various problems, Caldigate literally strikes gold and returns to Sydney where he meets Euphemia again and they settle. living ...

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Ulysses S. Grant

By: Owen Wister

...pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Alhambra: A Series Of Tales And Sketches Of The Moors And Spaniards, The

By: Washington Irving

...les of Alhambra in these rooms in 1829. The book was instrumental in reintroducing the Alhambra to Western audiences. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

By: Izaak Walton

...s his Angler, and like it are of value less as exact knowledge than as harmonious and complete pictures of character. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Men of Harlech

By: Talhaiarn ; John Jones

...on Welsh Melodies with the Welsh lyrics by the Welsh poet John Jones (Talhaiarn). A version translated by John Oxenford was published in The Songs of Wales in 1873 with music edited by Brinley Richards. This is the version recorded in this week's poetry project....

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Luck Of Roaring Camp And Other Sketches, The

By: Bret Harte

...k along with other stories and sketches, especially “The Outcasts of Poker Flats,” of which several movies were made. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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In the Midst of Life; Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

By: Ambrose Bierce

... anticipate and parallel Ernest Hemingway's later arrival, whereas the civilian tales later influence horror writers. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Phillips Brooks

By: Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe

...degree by the University of Oxford, England (1885). He is known for being the lyricist of O Little Town of Bethlehem. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Faces and Places

By: Henry W. Lucy

...terest in the 1871 trial of the Tichborne Claimant; The Battle of Merthyr contains an eye-witness account of the Merthyr Riots of 1831; The Prince of Wales paints a portrait of the future King Edward VII.<P/>Lucy, who also wrote as Toby, M.P. for the satirical magazine Punch, loved to poke gentle fun, particularly at the establishment, and this is especially evident in A P...

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Pentecost of Calamity, The

By: Owen Wister

...r, and that you can pay too high a price for peace; but that you cannot pay too high for the finding and keeping of your own soul.” (Summary by David Wales)...

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