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  • Olson, Hilda S.
    Introduction: The head of the American branch of the Hawthorne family, Ww. Hathorne of Wilton, Wiltshire, England, emigrated with Winthrope and arrived at Salem Bay, Mass. June 12, 1630. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in ...
  • Gardiner, Mary Maud
    Introduction: We generally think of nature as being free from all mathematical exactness and regular arrangement – that nature never places herself in straight lines and exact angles. We feel that she is free from square ...
  • Spohr, Bertha J.
    Introduction: “War is the organization and exercise of the combative instincts of man common to him and beasts.” With the progress of science and civilization its methods have varied, but through all history, it has recorded ...
  • Yeoman, Frank
    Introduction: The term law is not well chosen, because of its broad meaning, serving as it does alike the theologist, the physicist, the chemist the economist or other natural philosopher as well as the compiler and ...
  • Palmer, Inez Luella
    Introduction: It is manifest that labor is necessary to the production of wealth, and to the existence of a civilized society. The decree has gone forth “In the sweat of thy face shalt those eat bread till those return ...
  • Felton, Ray Bonifield
    Introduction: Nature works in a misterious way her wonders to perform. Often some valuable tree or cereal will be found in one country or locality only, while it may be adapted to many parts of the globe because of some ...
  • Houghton, Winifred A.
    Introduction: Criticism does not flourish in great creative epochs, neither do great works come during any great critical epoch; but rather they alternate. In Greece, all the creative force was spent before anything like ...
  • Donaven, Ernest A.
    Introduction: The soil to the agriculturist is the decomposed rock of the geologist, usually with other material, the product of life, intermingled with it. It is the loose porous coating, covering the earth wherever plant ...
  • Ingman, C.B.
    Introduction: There are many reasons ascribed for the lack of progress in agriculture. Not the least of these is ignorance of the chemistry of the soil and the conditions of plant growth. Farmers are beginning to understand ...
  • Lantz, Edith Lynnette
    Introduction: “Poetry is the rhythmical expression of beauty or imagination, the verbal utterance of the ideal, and therefore the highest and most permanent form of literature.” According to this definition, even the most ...
  • Cunningham, Jules Cool
    Introduction: The United States is becoming the greatest fruit consuming nation in the world. The interest in the work of planting parks and lawns as well as landscape gardening is increasing year by year and we hope ...
  • Havens, Gertrude Julia
    Introduction: There is constant agitation in these times about women entering the professions, while a century ago it was thought of little and talked of less. There are many reasons for this agitation, and it is now ...
  • Pierce, John Martin
    Introduction: Until recently, the world has depended chiefly upon the wild trees for its supply of nuts. They were never used as a staple article of food, but were merely incidental features in our living. It is probably ...
  • Old songs 
    Short, Charlotte Jane
    Introduction: There is always a feeling of sadness which clings to a volume of old songs. The limp and faded leaves, and the torn and ragged edges are filled with memories of other days. Even though we may prize the old ...
  • Kirkwood, Mildred I.
    Introduction: At the present time, physical training and the games of various sorts are attracting more general attention than at any previous time. This awakening of the people to the delights of this nature, together ...
  • Bridgman, Judd Noble
    Introduction: That a solution of the “Indian Question” whereby the Indian race may be questioned must come quickly few will question. That the Indian has received nothing but abuse and cruelty from the hands of the whites ...
  • Long, Olive A.
    Introduction: Among the traits which distinguish man from lower organized life that of conveying that by means of articulates speech stands foremost. Scientists cannot say with certainty that lower animals do not have an ...
  • Kellogg, Royal S.
    Introduction: “The quality of animal bodies rendering them susceptible to the influences of heaven and earth”—such were the extravagant and meaningless terms in which, one hundred and thirty years ago, Anton Mesmer defined ...
  • Adams, Emory Sherwood
    Introduction: Fabulous narrative, like almost every one of the arts of man, originated in the desire of rendering the great more vast, the rich more splendid, and the gay more beautiful. It removed, as it were, from the ...
  • Noyes, Fannie Gertrude
    Introduction: “ ‘ Tis to the pen and press we mortals owe all we believe and almost all we know. Printing has been defined as “the act, art or practice of impressing letters, characters, or figures on paper, cloth, or other ...

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