Oliver Wendell Holmes, “The Deacon’s Masterpiece”
John Muir, “Save the Redwoods”
Willa Cather, “The Enchanted Bluff”
Mark Twain, “A Presidential Candidate”
Norman Manea, “Barney Greengrass”
Karl Kroeber, “Sisters and Science Fiction”
Lafcadio Hearn, “The Soul of the Great Bell”
Paul Goodman, “The Young Pacifist”
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Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Kiss”
Amy Lowell, “Spring Day”
Charles Brockden Brown, “Somnambulism”
Ellen N. La Motte, “Heroes”
Stephen Crane, “The Fight”
Frederick Law Olmsted, “Trees in Streets and in Parks”
Belle Marshall Locke, “The Hiartville Shakespeare Club”
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