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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland. I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing ...
A Tale of Two Cities: A Story of the French Revolution
It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
Introduction to Cornelio Fabro
A brief biography of the priest, philosopher, and theologian.
Called: The Making & Unmaking of a Nun
Margaret Rogers grew up in a large family in a small town on the prairie, lively and free-spirited. But in high school, God called her. In 1963, she entered the convent to become Sister Zoe. And th...
India, Old and New
A fascinating insight of this wonderful country pre-independence.
Indian speeches (1907-1909)
Lord Minto became Viceroy, I think, in November, 1905, and the present Government succeeded to power in the first week of December. Now much of the criticism that I have seen on the attitude of His...
Village Life in America 1852-1872
The diary of Caroline Cowles Richards, who along with her sister Anna, was sent to the home of their mother's parents in Canandagua, New York following her death. There they were brought up in the ...
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles, dealing with incidents in my life, which were published consecutively in the Outlook. While they were appearing in that magazine I was const...
The "Betrothed" did not greatly please one or two friends, who thought that it did not well correspond to the general title of "The Crusaders." They urged, therefore, that, without direct allusi...
The Life of Flavius Josephus
The Life of (Flavius) Josephus is an autobiographical text written by Josephus in approximately 94-99 CE ? possibly as an appendix to his Antiquities of the Jews (cf. Life 430) ? where the author f...
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