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Jo sir. Paul Moral:
Tho name of Marat will forever be associated with the Reign of Terror during
the French devolution. Ho fell at last by the hand of Charlotte Corday to
avenge the loss of 'her lover. This period contains more of dramatic interest
than any 'other in the world's history. It is out of this period that the Empire
waa born, dominated and ruled .by rfapQloon. It la generally conceded the beat account
of Uio French Revolution is by America's great historian. Dr. John Clark Ridpath
Tho story of this period should be read by every American who prizes his citizenship
and loves his country. How else are wo to Judge of tho great questions that confront
our own Republic except from the lessons of the past?
Six Thousand Years of History
Ridpath the historian, takes the reader back to the very beginning of civiliza
tion and traces man's career down through the long highway of time, through
the rise and fall of empires and nations. He covers every race and every na
tion, and holds the reader spellbound by his wonderful eloquence. Nothing more
interesting or inspiring has over been written. If you would know the history of
mankind, every sacrifice for principle, every struggle for liberty, every conflict and
every achievement, then embrace thiB opportunity to place in your home tho world
RmlA?nr0 He was a strong advocate of the rights and liberties of th nomrnnn 1
Partv ir mSnnS I Zt 7 1 T or Congress his e district, and received the warm support of the Leader, of the
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WILLIAM McKINLEY said:
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add a charm to tho clear an'd vigorous stylo
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PRESIDENT WARREN, Bos
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PROP. LONG, Supt. Publio
Schools, St. Louis, said:
"I unhesitatingly commend Dr. Itldpath's
History pftho World as tho ablest woVkr on
that subject which I havo evoruxamlned.
HjoongravlnKS, maps and charte art alone
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COHHOHER REflBERS ffave sown rtn apprecia-
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... Wii7 lR w jiuuw yeopies ana races. klnK-
s. doras and empires, principalities and nowers: to hfihniii
vsenat3 ln .session, armies marching: battles fought
? ?r-11 ctorloJ(us, leglpns coming home; Ridpath's
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author; Henry M. TeUer. Snatnr
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4,000 Double-column Pages
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EVERY flWERlCflH CITIZEH ' should know the hiBtory of hlB
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, as a republic and finally as an empire, and familiarize yourself with
nnvowYo' fhVQl(???rt and d0Cay' Read th0 history of the French
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