• The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser

    The Faerie Queene

    by Edmund Spenser
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    The Faerie Queene is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The first half was published in 1590, and a second installment was published in 1596. The Faerie Queene is notable for its form: it is one of the longest poems in the English language and the origin of a verse form that came to…

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  • The Danish History by Saxo Grammaticus

    The Danish History

    by Saxo Grammaticus
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    Originally written in Latin in the early years of the 13th Century A.D. by the Danish historian Saxo, of whom little is known except his name. The text of this edition is based on that published as “The Nine Books of the Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus”, translated…

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  • King Arthur, Tales of the Round Table

    King Arthur, Tales of the Round Table (Illustrated Edition)

    By Andrew Lang
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats: Illustrated
    Here are the best-loved legends of the Round Table, recounted by one of the world’s great storytellers: how the young Arthur pulled the sword from the stone to become king, how he acquired the sword Excalibur, the beginnings of the Round Table, the passing of…

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  • Folk Tales From the Russian by Verra de Blumenthal

    Folk Tales From the Russian (Illustrated Edition)

    by Verra de Blumenthal
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats: Illustrated
    This is a short illustrated collection of Russian folklore, including the famous Tale of Baba Yaga, the witch who lives in the wood in a moveable hut with hen’s feet. Other tales include; The Tsarevna Frog; Seven Simeons; The Language Of The Birds…

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  • Folk-lore of Shakespeare by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer

    Folk-lore of Shakespeare

    By Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
    This is a comprehensive studies of the folklore aspects of Shakespeare, providing a full-spectrum exposure to the cultural background of Elizabethan society. The Reverend Dyer, who also wrote Folk-lore of Women, delves into the source of innumerable…

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  • Cupid and Psyche by Apuleius

    Cupid and Psyche (Illustrated Edition)

    by Apuleius
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats: Illustrated
    Cupid and Psyche is a story from the Latin novel Metamorphoses, also known as The Golden Ass, written in the 2nd century AD by Apuleius. It concerns the overcoming of obstacles to the love between Psyche (“Soul” or “Breath of Life”) and Cupid (“Desire”), and…

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  • A Theologico-Political Treatise

    A Theologico-Political Treatise

    By Benedict de Spinoza
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    Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most controversial texts of the early modern period. It was a preemptive defense of Spinoza’s later work, Ethics, published posthumously…

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  • A Mission Record of the California Indians

    A Mission Record of the California Indians

    By Alfred L. Kroeber
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
    This is a survey taken in 1811 by the Spanish government of Mexico regarding the status of the Native Californians at each mission in Alta California, translated and heavily annotated by A.L. Kroeber. Along with Boscana’s account, this one of the few glimpses we have…

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  • Creep, Shadow!

    Creep, Shadow!

    By Abraham Merritt
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    Following the inexplicable suicide of his friend, Dr. Alan Caranac is drawn into the mystery of the shadow woman who promises untold delights…into the horrors of the terrible sacrificial rites of The Gatherer Within The Cairn… and into a forbidden netherworld…

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  • Before Adam

    Before Adam

    By Jack London
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
    Before Adam is a novel by Jack London, serialized in 1906 and 1907 in Everybody’s Magazine. It is the story of a boy who dreams he lives the life of an early hominid Australopithecine. The story offers an early view of human evolution. The majority of the story…

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How to Use New Thought in Home Life

How to Use New Thought in Home Life

by Elizabeth Towne
Available in Scanned PDF format
Chapters include: How to Reduce Friction and Preserve Love; The Getting Mad Habit; On Pulling Together; Getting Rid of Jealousy; Making Money and Spending Money; How to Live with a Groucher; and many more.

The Art of Money Getting

The Art of Money Getting

by P. T. Barnum
Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats
American showman P.T. Barnum became famous for founding what would become the Barnum & Bailey Circus, but he also pursued many other business ventures throughout his life. In this book written later in his life, Barnum provides practical wisdom from his experiences…

Mental Efficiency

Mental Efficiency

by Arnold Bennett
Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats
Chapters include: Mental Efficiency; Expressing One’s Individuality; Breaking With The Past; Settling Down In Life; Marriage; Books; Success; The Petty Artificialities; and, The Secret Of Content.

The Creative Process in the Individual

The Creative Process in the Individual

By Thomas Troward
Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats
Chapters include: The Starting-Point; The Self-Contemplation Of Spirit; The Divine Ideal; The Manifestation Of The Life Principle; The Personal Factor; The Standard Of Personality; Race Thought And New Thought; The Dénouement Of The Creative Process; The Divine Offering; and…

The Quimby Manuscripts

The Quimby Manuscripts

by Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
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P. P. Quimby has been called the founder of ‘New Thought.’ This set of documents, published in 1921 in response to a campaign to question his early role in Christian Science, shows that Quimby indeed anticipated many of the key ideas of both movements. Dresser, the editor was an…

The Art of Worldly Wisdom By Balthasar Gracian

The Art of Worldly Wisdom

By Balthasar Gracian
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A long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest. As acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius.

The Law of the New Thought

The Law of the New Thought

by William Walker Atkinson
Available in Scanned PDF format
Chapters include: What is the New Thought?; Thoughts are Things; The Law of Attraction; Mind Building; The Dweller of the Threshold; Mind and Body; The Mind and its Planes; The Sub-conscious Plane; The Super-Conscious Faculties; The Soul’s Question; The Absolute…

Your-Word-Is-Your-Wand

Your Word is Your Wand

By Florence Scovel Shinn
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A short self help book from the author of ‘The Game of Life’. This is basically a book of affirmations about various things like love, sickness, happiness, etc. Florence Scovel Shinn believes that words are very powerful and that by using…

Your-Forces-And-How-To-Use-Them

Your Forces and How to Use Them

By Christian D. Larson
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Predating ‘The Secret’ by about 100 years, this 1912 book shows you how to put the law of attraction into practise. Chapters include, How We Govern The Forces We Possess, The Use Of Mind In Practical Action, The Forces Of The Subconscious, Training…

Within-You-Is-The-Power

Within You is the Power

By Henry Thomas Hamblin
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Chapters include: Infinite Life And Power; The Overcoming Of Life’s Difficulties; Fate Or Free-Will?; Cause And Effect; Success; Health; The Secret Of Abundant Supply; The Powers And Limitations Of The Sub-Conscious Mind; The Use Of The Spiritual…

What-All-The-Worlds-A-Seeking

What All the World’s A-Seeking

By Ralph Waldo Trine
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This short book by Ralph Waldo Trine stands out in the huge body of New Thought literature. Most interesting in this book is the way he stresses how important service and compassion are; not only to humanity, but to also animals, in fact, all sentient…

Twelve-Powers-Of-Man

The Twelve Powers Of Man

By Charles Fillmore
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A self help book that utilises Christian thought, The Twelve Powers of Man is a metaphysical look at twelve expressions of the divine power inherent in each of us. Expressions such as love, faith, strength, zeal, and imagination…

Thought-Power

Thought Power

By Sri Swami Sivananda
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Swami Sivananda’s Thought Power, is a Free eBook that tells you how to control your mind, enhance your concentration, focus your thoughts and direct it the way you want. A simple, straightforward, inspiring book that holds out many methods for the culture…

Think-And-Grow-Rich

Think and Grow Rich

By Napoleon Hill
Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
This is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. Written during the Great Depression, it incorporates practical advice along with more esoteric things like harnessing Kundalini energy, manifesting psychic powers such as telepathy, tapping into higher…

Self-Suggestion

Self-Suggestion

By Max Freedom Long
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This is one of Max Freedom Long’s latter books. One of the highlights of this book is the review of the self-help scene during the mid-50s, including a mention of Dianetics, as well as General Semantics and other belief systems. Mostly though…

Secret-Of-The-Universe

The Secret of the Universe

By Nathan R. Wood
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Many New Thought books leave one wanting a bit more. They claim that there is a deeper secret of life, but refrain from explaining it. Nathan R. Woods, on the other hand, pulls no punches. He attempts to get to the heart of the issue by addressing…

A Mission Record of the California Indians

A Mission Record of the California Indians

By Alfred L. Kroeber
Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
This is a survey taken in 1811 by the Spanish government of Mexico regarding the status of the Native Californians at each mission in Alta California, translated and heavily annotated by A.L. Kroeber. Along with Boscana’s account, this one of the few glimpses we have…

The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser

The Faerie Queene

by Edmund Spenser
PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
The Faerie Queene is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The first half was published in 1590, and a second installment was published in 1596. The Faerie Queene is notable for its form: it is one of the longest poems in the English language and the origin of a verse form that came to…