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Product Description: "We must have peace, not only in Atlanta, but in all America," declared General Sherman to the civic leaders who protested against the evacuation and burning of their city. "We don't want your Negroes, or your horses, or your lands, or anything you have, but we do want and will have a just obedience to the laws of the United States...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486448510 | Dover Pubns, December 1, 2006, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: "We must have peace, not only in Atlanta, but in all America," declared General Sherman to the civic leaders who protested against the evacuation and burning of their city.

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Product Description: First of America's "great communicator" presidents Speeches and letters as postmaster, country lawyer, legislator, and president; his "words are as much alive today as when written or uttered" This 1941 original has never been replaced or improved upon Lincoln's words ring with great rigor, clarity, and simplicity when compared to most of today's political utterances...read more

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9780811701600 | Stackpole Books, December 28, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: First of America's "great communicator" presidents Speeches and letters as postmaster, country lawyer, legislator, and president; his "words are as much alive today as when written or uttered" This 1941 original has never been replaced or improved upon Lincoln's words ring with great rigor, clarity, and simplicity when compared to most of today's political utterances.

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Product Description: This collection, spanning four centuries of English wit, wisdom, and common sense, contains the thoughts of a number of renowned masters of the essay. From Francis Bacon--the English author who reputedly imported the genre from France, to literary critic, mystery writer, and social commentator G...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486440828 | Dover Pubns, July 26, 2005, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: This collection, spanning four centuries of English wit, wisdom, and common sense, contains the thoughts of a number of renowned masters of the essay.

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Product Description: The relative peace and prosperity of the Elizabethan age (1558–1603) fostered the growth of one of the most fruitful eras in literary history. Lyric poetry, prose, and drama flourished in sixteenth-century England in works that blended medieval traditions with Renaissance optimism...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486437941 | Dover Pubns, January 17, 2005, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: The relative peace and prosperity of the Elizabethan age (1558–1603) fostered the growth of one of the most fruitful eras in literary history.

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Product Description: "The time for compromise has now passed. The South is determined to maintain her position, and make all who oppose her smell Southern power and feel Southern steel." — Jefferson Davis."Talk! Talk! Talk! That will never free the slaves...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486434131 | Dover Pubns, June 17, 2004, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: "The time for compromise has now passed.

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Product Description: The best-known works of more than 60 British and American poets, written over a period of nearly 400 years, comprise this superb collection of verse. Focusing on poems of faith — inspiring, comforting, and profound works with religious themes and ideals — the volume includes "Holy Sonnets" by John Donne, Ben Jonson's "To the Holy Trinity," "Paradise" by George Herbert, "On His Blindness" by John Milton, as well as poems by Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Edward Taylor, Samuel Johnson, William Cowper, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and many others...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486424477 | Dover Pubns, January 16, 2003, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: The best-known works of more than 60 British and American poets, written over a period of nearly 400 years, comprise this superb collection of verse.

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Product Description: This concise anthology presents a broad selection of writings by the world’s leading revolutionary figures. Spanning three centuries, the works include such milestone documents as the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789), and the Communist Manifesto (1848)...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486424651 | Dover Pubns, January 15, 2003, cover price $5.00 | About this edition: This concise anthology presents a broad selection of writings by the world’s leading revolutionary figures.

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Product Description: Celebrated for their unique poetic sensibility and wondrous way with words, the Irish have produced a rich heritage of great poetry. This volume attests to the Irish love of language, spanning fourteen centuries of literary history and featuring works by more than 60 of the Emerald Isle's most distinguished poets...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486419145 | Dover Pubns, December 19, 2001, cover price $4.00 | About this edition: Celebrated for their unique poetic sensibility and wondrous way with words, the Irish have produced a rich heritage of great poetry.

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Presents stories from Tolstoy's childhood, his adaptations of fables and presents his children's work, 'Ivan the Fool and His Two Brothers.'

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9780613836982 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $28.15 | About this edition: Presents stories from Tolstoy's childhood, his adaptations of fables and presents his children's work, 'Ivan the Fool and His Two Brothers.

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Product Description: Brilliant essays comprising a masterful exposition and defense of the proposed federal system of government and of the Constitution's carefully architected system of checks and balances. This volume contains 35 of the most famous and important pieces, concerning impeachment, dangers from foreign arms and influence, the need for a power of taxation, freedom of the press and the inadvisability of a bill of rights, the three-fifths rule for counting slaves, and much else...read more

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9780486415987 | Dover Pubns, May 18, 2001, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Brilliant essays comprising a masterful exposition and defense of the proposed federal system of government and of the Constitution's carefully architected system of checks and balances.

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Product Description: To Emerson and other New England transcendentalists who knew him best, Thoreau often seemed prickly and antisocial. But in his writings he was (and is) a man anyone would treasure as a friend, sounding board, and spiritual advisor — a man who trafficked in that rarest of commodities, the truth...read more

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9780486414287 | Dover Pubns, November 2, 2011, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: To Emerson and other New England transcendentalists who knew him best, Thoreau often seemed prickly and antisocial.

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Product Description: Remarkable for their eloquence, depth of feeling, and oratorical mastery, these 82 compelling speeches encompass five centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous people. Beginning with a 1540 refusal by a Timucua chief to parley with Hernando de Soto ("With such a people I want no peace"), the collection extends to the 20th-century address of activist Russell Means to the United Nations affiliates and members of the Human Rights Commission ("We are people who love in the belly of the monster")...read more
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486411224 | Dover Pubns, June 20, 2000, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Remarkable for their eloquence, depth of feeling, and oratorical mastery, these 82 compelling speeches encompass five centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous people.

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Product Description: While the Black Death rages through 14th-century Florence, a group of young people retreat to the healthful air of the countryside and amuse themselves by telling tales of romance and adventure. This is the premise of Boccaccio's Decameron, a landmark of early Renaissance literature and one of the world's great story collections...read more

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9780486411132 | Dover Pubns, March 1, 2000, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: While the Black Death rages through 14th-century Florence, a group of young people retreat to the healthful air of the countryside and amuse themselves by telling tales of romance and adventure.

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Product Description: In the years before he wrote War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy founded and ran a school on his estate at Yasanya Polyana. Brimming with progressive and sometimes radical ideas on schooling, Tolstoy undertook to teach the peasant children many subjects-including imaginative writing-and wrote about what he learned...read more

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9780915924967 | Teachers & Writers, January 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In the years before he wrote War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy founded and ran a school on his estate at Yasanya Polyana.

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Product Description: Many of the 20th century's most important and influential poets rallied under the banner of Imagism, a radical poetic movement that extended the frontiers of English literature. By following a strict set of principles — including direct treatment of the subject, minimal use of adjectives, precision of language, and the development of an individual rhythmic style — the Imagists created dazzling works of gemlike appeal...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Robert Blaisdell (editor)

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9780486408750 | Dover Pubns, October 1, 1999, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Many of the 20th century's most important and influential poets rallied under the banner of Imagism, a radical poetic movement that extended the frontiers of English literature.

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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city

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9780486401669 | Dover Pubns, May 1, 1998, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city

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Product Description: As popular today as they were during the author's lifetime, the works of Thomas Hardy captivate readers with their gripping narrative power and arresting imagery. This collection presents a trio of the author's finest and most representative short stories...read more

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9780486299600 | Dover Pubns, July 7, 1997, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: As popular today as they were during the author's lifetime, the works of Thomas Hardy captivate readers with their gripping narrative power and arresting imagery.

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An adaptation of the legend of Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman and renowned for his great strength, who performs twelve 'impossible' tasks
By Robert Blaisdell and Thea Kliros (illustrator)

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9780486297682 | Dover Pubns, July 2, 1997, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: An adaptation of the legend of Hercules, son of the god Zeus and a mortal woman and renowned for his great strength, who performs twelve 'impossible' tasks

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A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

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9780486299303 | Dover Pubns, July 3, 1997, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

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After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

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9780486293547 | Dover Pubns, October 1, 1996, cover price $4.00 | About this edition: After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

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In the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
By Robert Blaisdell and John Green (illustrator)

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9780486288161 | Dover Pubns, January 22, 1996, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.

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Product Description: Widely known as the author of such classic novels as The Return of the Native and Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was also a great poet. His lyricism, subtlety, depth, and variety have earned him a significant place in the ranks of modern English poets...read more

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9780486287539 | Dover Pubns, October 24, 1995, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: Widely known as the author of such classic novels as The Return of the Native and Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) was also a great poet.

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Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny
By Robert Blaisdell and Thea Kliros (illustrator)

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9780486275734 | Dover Pubns, May 20, 1994, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny

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