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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 14, 1913)
VOLUME 13, NUMBER f
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XTAPni.RnV'S nnmn fills morn. niues in the world's solemn History uian WWl oi any ouier uiuruu. j-iiia liuiwus ikuuiiui; ouua mui a tapme,
il on board Uio English Bhip Bellerophon, gazing out across the solemn sea toward France, where he was once Emperor. He realizes that
his dream of Universal Empire Is at an end, yet Is unconscious mat ne is soon w ue uamsuuu iute an outcast a uiousanu uuies roni snore to
Uio lonely and barren rocks of St Helena. This famous picture from Rldpath's History illustrates but one event out of thousands which make
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Ridpath's History of the World
Dr. John Clark Ridpath is universally recognized as the world's greatest historian. He was the friend and advocate of the masses of
the common people. In 189G he was the democratic nominee for congress in his home district and received the warm support of the
Leader of the Party. Hundreds have already availed themselves of this remarkable opportunity to secure the greatest History of
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OIDPATH'S enviable position as an historian is due to his
wonderfully beautiful etvin efi , !,:.:
lias ever equalled. He pictures the great historical events
tuuugu uiey were Happening before your eyes; he
.mea jruu wiui mm to sec the battles of old; to
xuuul Kings ana queens and warriors; to sit in
uio noman senate ; to march against Saladin
una ins dark-skinned followers ; to sail the
southern Seas with Drake; to circum
navigate the globe with Magellan;
to watcn the Greek snearmnn
work havoc with the Persian
.JW hordes on the field of
.K. Marathon. He comb in on
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talulnc photouravures of Napoleon and Uuren
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JIDPATH throws the mantle of personality over the old
heroes of history. Alexander is there; patriot, warrior,
statesman, dinlm , :.. x, , ' - ' . . '
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statesman, drolomnf: n,.,:.. .. .. . K. "... '
srn0 . , . """'"b uj giory or ureeian History.
tiree hundred Zn ?latorm- sees Themistocles with
over a thousln -iP y sllips smash his " flt of
tl it na UlS,ajiand to i .the language in whieh
throve or dearth an d o tetlZ? ?!T' , UPn the gl'CateSi
for oonntw M.i "S.n?. poor """an's name to stand
Icon fiohts wTtM-lnn , siami'm- savage cruelty; Napo
fore thfiron fnoVtLfE T, ldcr your very ' and reels be
cottBl8ZLtreatiStffthe CIJd oi. Ws KHded ream has
the diolomaHn Z I . ,i ? ;bearing, a giant pugilist in
which says "You shall nof" w ?"m disdain at France'
to all the I winds IM? i" as'"n8t'n is there, ' 'four-square
British strategy and S .Th proof aSainst the of
seeing over the TJTf, darts of falso fris; clear-
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