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Who Was Famous

Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be

Edited by Irwin L. Gordon

Fifty Famous People

A BOOK OF SHORT STORIES

BY JAMES BALDWIN

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Famous Women - HARRIET BEECHER STOWE

Famous Women - HELEN HUNT JACKSON

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Famous Women - MARY A LIVERMORE

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KAISER, T. H. E., alias Emperor William, "Bill" to his friends;
a German of some prominence, who caused heartfailure in Europe,
considerable comment in England, and much applause in his own
country.  Was also a naval constructor.  Born of royal parents.
Inherited his father's position.  At a tender age he formed a
passion for an army.  Like all royal children, he had his own
way.  His plaything has grown steadily, is in fine condition,
but is only used for parading and scaring purposes.  His later
years were spent in making additions to the fleet, but for what
purpose even the wisest sages could not guess.  K. was also
honored by a visit from T. Roosevelt (see the Wonder) on his
exhibition through Europe.  It is said he could not learn
anything from his adviser.  Heir:  The crown prince.  Ambition:
His army applied to the socialists.  Recreation:  Army.
Address:  Army.  Clubs:  Army.

KEELEY, Doctor, water-wagon manufacturer.  Claimed fame solely
on account of the invention which prevented men from going home
to a scolding without the assistance of lamp posts.  Declared
his cure was as good as gold. Was strongly opposed by John
Barleycorn and his friends.  Never cared for New York, London,
or Paris.  K.'s end never has been made public.  Historians are
endeavoring to ascertain whether he practiced what he preached.
Ambition:  Large breweries.  Recreation:  Getting away from
business.  Address:  All large cities.  Clubs:  W. C. T. U.

KHAYYAM, Omar, a fine old Persian who wrote a beautiful and
heartfelt commentary on headache producers.  Ambition:  More
grapes. Recreation:  A flask, books, and a Persian "thou."
Epitaph: He Certainly Practised What He Preached.

KIDD, Captain, the man who spent his life burying the treasure
which several people have been sure they could locate. Was said
to have been one of the finest men who ever scuttled a ship.

KILLER, Jack The Giant, a man who combined his name and
accomplishments.

KIPLING, Rudyard, an English writer who has not been knighted.

KNOX, John, of Edinburgh.  He was the man who introduced the
kirk into Scotland, but failed to launch the collection plate.

KRUGER, Oom Paul, an Old Dutch cleanser who certainly made
England scrub up.

KUBELIK, Jan, the only violinist who never gave a farewell
concert.

Beatrix Potter - Peter Rabbit

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE

FIFTY FAMOUS PEOPLE - CONTENTS

SAVING THE BIRDS

ANOTHER BIRD STORY

SPEAKING A PIECE

WRITING A COMPOSITION

THE WHISTLE

THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD

THE CALIPH AND THE POET

BECOS! BECOS! BECOS!

A LESSON IN HUMILITY

THE MIDNIGHT RIDE (OF PAUL REVERE)

THE BOY AND THE WOLF

ANOTHER WOLF STORY

THE HORSESHOE NAILS

THE LANDLORD'S MISTAKE

A LESSON IN MANNERS

GOING TO SEA

THE SHEPHERD-BOY PAINTER

TWO GREAT PAINTERS

THE KING AND THE BEES

OUR FIRST GREAT PAINTER

THE YOUNG SCOUT

THE LAD WHO RODE SIDESADDLE

THE WHISPERERS

HOW A PRINCE LEARNED TO READ

READ AND YOU WILL KNOW

THE YOUNG CUPBEARER

THE SONS OF THE CALIPH

THE BOY AND THE ROBBERS

A LESSON IN JUSTICE

THE GENERAL AND THE FOX

THE BOMB

A STORY OF OLD ROME

SAVED BY A DOLPHIN

LITTLE BROTHERS OF THE AIR

A CLEVER SLAVE

ONE OF AESOP'S FABLES

THE DARK DAY

THE SURLY GUEST

THE STORY OF A GREAT STORY

THE KING AND THE PAGE

THE HUNTED KING

TRY, TRY AGAIN!

WHY HE CARRIED THE TURKEY

THE PADDLE-WHEEL BOAT

THE CALIPH AND THE GARDENER

THE COWHERD WHO BECAME A POET

THE LOVER OF MEN

THE CHARCOAL MAN AND THE KING

WHICH WAS THE KING?

THE GOLDEN TRIPOD

NAMES OF FAMOUS PEOPLE

Famous Women - LOUISA M ALCOTT

Famous Women - MARY LYON

Famous Women - HARRIET G HOSMER

Famous Women - MADAME DE STAEL

Famous Women - ROSA BONHEUR

Famous Women - ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

Famous Women - GEORGE ELIOT

Famous Women - ELIZABETH FRY

Famous Women - ELIZABETH THOMPSON BUTLER

Famous Women - FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

Famous Women - LADY BRASSEY

Famous Women - BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS

Famous Women - JEAN INGELOW

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