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Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, Illustrator

In his adventures into several fantastic lands, Gulliver meets giants, little people, men who live on an island floating in the air, and other creatures; In his adventures into several fantastic lands, Gulliver meets giants, little people, men who live on an island floating in the air, and other creatures

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The Decameron

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375
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The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

Excerpt: It was Madame Nilsson?s first appearance that winter, and what the daily press had already learned to describe as ?an exceptionally brilliant audience? had gathered to hear her, transported through the slippery, snowy streets in private broughams, in the spacious family landau, or in the humbler but more convenient ?Brown coupe? To come to the Opera in a Brown coupe was almost as honourable a way of arriving as in one?s own carriage; and departure by the same me...

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The Fall of the House of Usher : And Other Tales and Prose Writing...

By: Edgar Allan Poe

American Literature 1800-1899

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Notes from the Underground

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I am a sick man....I am a spiteful man. I am an unattractive man. I believe my liver is diseased. However, I know nothing at all about my disease, and do not know for certain what ails me. I don't consult a doctor for it, and never have, though I have a respect for medicine and doctors. Besides, I am extremely superstitious, sufficiently so to respect medicine, anyway (I am well-educated enough not to be superstitious, but I am superstitious). No, I refuse to consult a d...

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Daniel Deronda

By: George Eliot
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White Fang

By: Jack London

Excerpt: Chapter 1?THE TRAIL OF THE MEAT. Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light. A vast silence reigned over the land. The land itself was a desolation, lifeless, without movement, so lone and cold that the spirit of it was not even that of sadness. There was a hint in it of laughter, bu...

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Beowulf

Excerpt: PRELUDE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE DANISH HOUSE LO, praise of the prowess of people?kings of spear?armed Danes, in days long sped, we have heard, and what honor the athelings won! Oft Scyld the Scefing from squadroned foes, from many a tribe, the mead?bench tore, awing the earls. Since erst he lay friendless, a foundling, fate repaid him: for he waxed under welkin, in wealth he throve, till before him the folk, both far and near, who house by the whale?path, heard hi...

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