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Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect (1879) Watch and Ward (1878) The poems of Edmund Clarence Stedman (1908) Grimshaw, Bagshaw, and Bradshaw (1851) Madame Butterfly; Purple eyes; A gentleman of Japan and a lady; Kito; Glory (1904) The Fables of Æsop (1922)
translated by Joseph Jacobs
A Christmas Carol (1843) A Landscape Painter (1919) Jim of the Hills (1919) Gitanjali (1912)
Myth, Ritual, and Religion (1887) A Short View of the Immorality and Profaneness of the English Stage (1698) Notes on the Present and Future of the Archaeological Collections of the University of Oxford (1881) Wikipedia’s Founder Lectures in Buenos Aires (2009)
by United States Department of State
Letter to Young Girls (1876) Some New Philosophical Views (1881) Reform of Parliamentary Procedure (1882)
by National Union of Conservative & Constitutional Associations
Canterbury Papers (1850)
by Association for Founding the Settlement of Canterbury in New Zealand
Historical and biographical sketches (1883) Cavalier Playing Cards (1886)
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The current Community collaboration is proofreading the text of Leaves of Grass (1860)

Recent collaborations: The Sikh Religion, Eminent Women Series, Edward VII of the United Kingdom, Henry David Thoreau, WikiProject NARA

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Featured article star - check.svg The current Proofread of the Month is The Hittites  (1890) by Archibald Henry Sayce.

Recent collaborations: Chicago Poems, Felix Holt, the Radical, A History of Wood-Engraving, William Blake in his relation to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Book of Record of the Time Capsule of Cupaloy, Unlawful Marriage, A Treatise on Medical Astrology, Evisceration, Fur and the Fur Trade, The Art of Modeling Flowers in Wax, On the Application of Sewage in Agriculture, Description of the Abattoirs of Paris, A Short Account of the Botany of Poole, A Contribution to the Pathology of Phlegmasia Dolens, The Real Cause of the High Price of Gold Bullion




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