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Wake-Robin : Classic Essays on the Study of Ornithology By John Burroughs
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Wake-Robin is the first of Burroughs' published essays, an 1871 classic “invitation to the study of ornithology.” The title is taken from the common name of the white trillium, which... More > blooms just as migratory birds (including robins) show up in the northern states in the Spring. Burroughs is an ardent reporter of the natural world, and of songbirds in particular. Artistically written in the style adapted from his personal diary. Sure to be enjoyed by any fan of Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, or Ralph Waldo Emerson. Includes: The return of the birds -- In the hemlocks -- The Adirondacks -- Birds'-nests -- Spring at the capital -- Birch browsings -- The bluebird -- Invitation. Burroughs is best-known for his observations on birds, flowers and rural scenes, but his essay topics also range to religion and literature. Since his death in 1921, John Burroughs has been commemorated by the John Burroughs Association.< Less
The Forsaken Inn: A Novel By Anna Katharine Green
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Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by... More > writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel.She was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 11, 1846. Green had an early ambition to write romantic verse, and she corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson. When her poetry failed to gain recognition, she produced her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case (1878), praised by Wilkie Collins, and the hit of the year. She became a bestselling author, eventually publishing about 40 books.On November 25, 1884, Green married the actor and stove designer, and later noted furniture maker, Charles Rohlfs (1853 – 1936),< Less
Blue jackets of '61: A history of the navy in the war of secession By Willis J. Abbot
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Born in New Haven, Connecticut to Waldo Abbot and Julia Holmes, he was a graduate of the University of Michigan in 1884. He was married to Marie A. Mack in 1887 and became managing editor of the... More > Chicago Times during 1892–93. In 1896–8 he was editor for the New York Journal. In 1905 he joined the New York American.[1] Abbot wrote for the Hearst's New York Journal in 1921. Later, he was named the editor of Christian Science Monitor, a position which he held from 1922 to 1927. He had a brief career in politics leading the movement for Ethics Enforcement with Herbert Bayard Swope working on the constitution of the ANSE. All these actions taken towards ethics amelioration was seen negatively by president Hopwood. Throughout this ethics debate. W. J. Abbot was on the board of directors of ANSE.< Less
By WADOO TAYLOR By Wadoo Taylor
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"BY WADOO TAYLOR" is a compeling look into the chasmic mind of the author Wadoo Taylor. There have been other books that delved into the mind and soul of the author but, none in a long time... More > have expressed so much emotion. "BY WADOO TAYLOR" is a beautiful journey full of wisdom, hope, love , pain and most imporantly self exploration. In "BY WADOO TAYLOR" you will get a view of the author's main literary influences Tupac Shakur and Ralph Waldo Emerson. A mixture in itself that makes this a worthy read. One read and you'll be captivated by the mind of of author Wadoo Taylor."By Wadoo Taylor" follows the thoughts and feelings of Mr. Taylor as he goes through different phases of life into adult/manhood. "By Wadoo Taylor" is an excellent read and leaves you hungering for round 2 of the deep cavernous mind ,emotions and most importantly soul of a young man.< Less
Leaves of Grass By Walt Whitman
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The poems of Leaves of Grass are loosely connected and each represents Whitman's celebration of his philosophy of life and humanity. This book is notable for its discussion of delight in sensual... More > pleasures during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral. Where much previous poetry, especially English, relied on symbolism, allegory, and meditation on the religious and spiritual, Leaves of Grass exalted the body and the material world. Influenced by Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalist movement, itself an offshoot of Romanticism, Whitman's poetry praises nature and the individual human's role in it. However, much like Emerson, Whitman does not diminish the role of the mind or the spirit; rather, he elevates the human form and the human mind, deeming both worthy of poetic praise.< Less
By WADOO TAYLOR By Wadoo Taylor
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"BY WADOO TAYLOR" is a compeling look into the chasmic mind of the author Wadoo Taylor. There have been other books that delved into the mind and soul of the author but, none in a long time... More > have expressed so much emotion. "BY WADOO TAYLOR" is a beautiful journey full of wisdom, hope, love , pain and most imporantly self exploration. In "BY WADOO TAYLOR" you will get a view of the author's main literary influences Tupac Shakur and Ralph Waldo Emerson. A mixture in itself that makes this a worthy read. One read and you'll be captivated by the mind of of author Wadoo Taylor."By Wadoo Taylor" follows the thoughts and feelings of Mr. Taylor as he goes through different phases of life into adult/manhood. "By Wadoo Taylor" is an excellent read and leaves you hungering for round 2 of the deep cavernous mind ,emotions and most importantly soul of a young man.< Less
The Essays of Montaigne: Complete By Michel de Montaigne
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The Essays of Montaigne: Complete, by Michel de Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton; Edited by William Carew Hazlitt, first published in 1877. He became famous for his effortless ability to... More > merge serious intellectual speculation with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers the world over, including René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare. His Essays, form a magazine of which such minds did not disdain. The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures.< Less
Flower Fables By Louisa May Alcott
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Flower Fables was the first work published by Louisa May Alcott and appeared on December 9, 1854. The book was a compilation of fanciful stories first written six years earlier for Ellen Emerson... More > (daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson). The book was published in an edition of 1600 and though Alcott thought it "sold very well", she received only about $35 from the Boston publisher, George Briggs. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_Fables Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Louisa May Alcott (/ˈɔːlkət, -kɒt/; November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_May_Alcott< Less
The Mind Of The Dreamer By Ronny Banda
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Introduction Chewing in and out of the substance of this book one will start to learn that our future is written in our hearts. The purpose of this book is to send a message of hope and wisdom that... More > our minds defines who we are and that everything is based off the energy you send out into the universe. The central idea is to spread the light that our thoughts have a lot to do with who we are. What you focus on, your beliefs, your dreams, your fears, worries and doubts, all become your reality because they are present in your mind. “We become what we think about all day long.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The second principal idea behind this book is to give us the wisdom that although failing is not ennobling experience because it entails fear, stress, and sometimes depression: it means a thousand petty humiliation and hardships yet after failing we ought to discover the primary reason of our existence.< Less
Leaves of Grass By Walt Whitman
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Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman, which was self-published in 1855. It has its origins in an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson 10 years earlier titled The Poet, which... More > called for a new poetic voice that embodied the spirit of America. Some of its well-known poems include "Song of Myself" and "I Sing the Body Electric," and most were fiddled with and added to over the course of Whitman's life. Whitman wanted his book to be small enough to fit in a reader's pocket, as it was more likely to be read in the "open air." And he noted "I am nearly always successful with the reader in the open air." The title of the book is also a pun: "Grass" was a term that publishers ascribed to inferior literary works and "leaves" refer to the pages on which they were printed. It was considered "obscene literature" when it first came out, and critics accused its anonymous author of homosexuality.< Less

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