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R. Holmes & Co., Adventures of Raffles Holmes, by John Kendrick Bangs

Rab and His Friends by John Brown

Rabbi Who Found the Diadem by Dr. A. S. Isaacs

Rabbit and the Peas by Mrs. M. R. Allen

Rabbit by Guy de Maupassant

Raccoon and the Bees by Howard B. Famous

Race, by George Bird Grinnell

Race for Number One by Jack London

Race for the Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodg

Radiant Shell, by Paul Ernst

Radio Boys Cronies, by Wayne Whipple and S. F. Aaron

Raft Builders, by Lord Dunsany

Raft of Gambier Islanders by Unknown

Raft that No Man Made by Robert T. S. Lowell

Ragged Christmas Feast

Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger

Ragged Edge, by Harold MacGrath

Ragged Lady, Part 1, by William Dean Howells

Ragged Lady, Part 2, by William Dean Howells

Raggedy Man by James Whitcomb Riley

Raid of The Guerilla and Other Stories by Charles Egbert Craddock

Raid on the Oyster Pirates by Jack London

Railroad Corral, Oh we're up

Railroad Crossing by Hezekiah Strong

Railway Junctions by Clayton Hamilton

Railway Tunnels of 1851

Rain, by Madison Cawein

Rain Crow, by Madison Cawein

Rain on the Roof by Coates Kinney

Rainbow by Campbell

Rainbow Pilgrimage by Grace Greenwood

Rainbow's End, by Rex Beach

Raindrops by Ellen Robena Field

Raindrops by T. H. Evans

Rainy Afternoon by H. S. Caswell

Rainy Day by H. W. Longfellow

Rainy Evening by Caroline Lee Hentz

Rainy June by Ouida

Rallying Song of the Virginians by Susan A. Tally

Ralph Waldo Emerson, by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Ram and the Pig who went into the Woods to Live by Themselves

Ramai and the Bonga, A Santhal Pargana Tale

Ramapo Salamander by Charles M. Skinner

Ramble with Eulogia, by Gertrude Atherton

Ramblin' Kid, by Earl Wayland Bowman

Rambling Boy, I am a wild and roving lad

Rambling Cowboy, There was a rich old rancher

Ramjit Bonga, A Santhal Pargana Tale

Ranching for Sylvia, by Harold Bindloss

Range Riders, Come all you range riders

Rangeland Avenger, by Max Brand

Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Rapture of Hetty by Mary Hallock Foote


Rapunzel, by Brothers Grimm

Raspberry Jam, by Carolyn Wells

Rat and Mouse by Francis C. Woodworth

Rat Catcher's Daughter, by Laurence Housman

Rather Hard to Take by C. W.

Rats and the Wine-Cask by W. H. G. Kingston

Rats Wedding by Flora Annie Steel

Rattlesnake, A Ranch Haying Song

Rattlesnake by F. T. Buckland

Rattlesnake God by Edward Eggleston

Raven, by Brothers Grimm

Raven by Giambattista Basile

Ravine by Anton Chekhov

Ray Stannard Baker

Rayner Slade Amalgamation , by J. S. Fletcher

Ray's Ride for Life by General Charles King

Re Echo Club, by Carolyn Wells

Reader, by Robert Louis Stevenson

Reading Party in the Long Vacation

Ready Money Jack, by Washington Irving

Ready Money Mortiboy by Walter Besant

Real and the Make Believe by Rex Beach

Real Happening by Mary B. Claflin

Real Princess by Hans Christian Andersen

Real Riches by John G. Saxe

Reaper, by Dorothy Easton

Reason and Instinct

Rebecca the Drummer by Charles Barnard

Rebecca's Hymn by Sir Walter Scott

Rebel Band, Old Eve she did

Rebel Chief, A Tale of Guerilla Life by Gustave Aimard

Rebel is a Sacred Name

Rebel Raider, by H. Beam Piper

Rebel Toasts; or, Drink it Down

Rebelís Dream by A. F. Leovy

Recalled to Life, by Grant Allen

Reckless Character, by Ivan Turgenev

Reckoning by Edith Wharton

Recollection by Guy de Maupassant

Recollections of a Scorer by Lyof N. Tolstoi

Recollections of Europe, by J. Fenimore Cooper

Reconciliation by H. L. Havell

Record by Forrest J. Ackerman

Recruit, by Honore de Balzac

Recruit's Story by Frank Luther Mott

Rector of Veilbye by Steen Steensen Blicher

Red Apples by Anonymous

Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett

Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane

Red Bonnet by Charles Dudley Warner

Red Bud Tree, Re-told by Ellen C. Babbitt

Red Camp by Arthur Christopher Benson

Red Chignon, for Female Characters Only

Red Coats by Gail Hamilton

Red Earth, Mocka-Doota-Win, by Mary Eastman

Red Flower, by Henry Van Dyke

Red Flower, by Madame De Gasparin

Red Flower Pear-Tree by Eo Yang Siu

Red Headed Windego by Edward William Thomson

Red Inn, by Honore de Balzac

Red Jacket by George M. Baker

Red Lily, by Anatole France, v1

Red Lily, by Anatole France, v2

Red Lily, by Anatole France, v3

Red Man's Wife by Douglas Hyde

Red Old Man, Mik-A'pi, by George Bird Grinnell

Red Room by H. G. Wells

Redbird, by Madison Cawein

Reed Anthony, Cowman, by Andy Adams

Reel Life Films, by Jacques Jean Ferrat

Reflections and Moral Maxims by La Rochefoucauld

Reflections in A Horse Pond by Max.

Reflections of a Proud Pedestrian by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Reflections on the Brevity of Life

Reformation of James Reddy by Bret Harte

Refugee, by Samuel Warren

Refugees, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Regents Wager, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Regina, Regina Pigmeorum, Veni, by W. B. Yeats

Reginald in Russia and Other Sketches by Saki

Reginald's First School Day

Register, by William D. Howells

Regret by Guy de Maupassant

Reincarnations, by James Stephens

Rejected Manuscripts by William H. Rideing

Rejected Titian by Robert Herrick

Relation of Jesus to the Present Age by Charles Carroll Everett

Relation of Literature To Life by Charles Dudley Warner

Relations of Ethics and Theology by Andrew P. Peabody

Relic by Guy de Maupassant

Relics of St. Pius by C. S. L.

Religion by Jason Whitman

Religion in Common Life by Caird

Religion of A Sailor, by W. B. Yeats

Religion of the Blackfoot, by George Bird Grinnell

Religious Obligation in Rulers by John W. Chickering

Reluctant Genius, by Henry Slesar

Reluctant Voyagers by Stephen Crane

Remains of Hajji Bara by Unknown

Remains of Strata Florida Abbey, in South Wales

Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes, by H. G. Wells

Remarkable Experiences of Famous Persons by Dr. Walter F. Prince

Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde

Remarkable Voyage of the Bounty by Anonymous

Reminder by Allan Updegraff

Reminiscences of Carl Schurz

Reminiscences of the Cholera by Thomas Frost

Remonstratory Ode to Mr. Cross by Joyce Jocund

Renatus by Arthur Christopher Benson

Rendezvous, by Ivan Turgenev

Renunciation by Rabindranath Tagore

Reo, The Fisherman, by Louis Becke

Repairman, by Harry Harrison

Reply to "A Woman's Question" by Nettie H. Pelham

Reporter Who Made Himself King by Richard Harding Davis

Repose by Frances Fuller Victor

Repose In Activity by Charles Dudley Warne

Representative Men by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reprimand by Frances Fuller Victor

Reprinted Pieces, by Charles Dickens

Reproach to the Pipe

Reproof, A Santhal Pargana Tale

Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward

Requiem, by Madison Cawein

Rescue by Edward Dyson

Rescue from Shipwreck by Arthur Quiller-Couch

Residence at Whitminster by Montague Rhodes James

Resources of Quinola, by Honore de Balzac

Responsibility Of Writers by Charles Dudley Warner

Resurrection, by Robert Joseph Shea

Resurrection of Alta, by Francis Clement Kelley

Resurrection of Our Lord, by Simpson

Reticence of Lady Anne, by Saki

Retreat from Mahopac, by Charles M. Skinner

Retrospection, by Frank Bird Linderman

Return, by Algernon Blackwood

Return, by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire

Return Game, by Ethel May Dell

Return of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle

Return of Tarzan, by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Return of the Dead, by George Borrow

Return of the Dove, by Mackay

Return of the Exiles, by Lord Dunsany

Return of the Soul, by Robert S. Hichens

Rev. J. J. Meldon and the Chief Secretary by George A. Birmingham

Revealment, by Madison Cawein

Revelations, by Katherine Mansfield

Revenge!, An Alpine Divorce, by Robert Barr

Revenge, by Alfred Tennyson

Revenge, by Arthur Porges

Revenge of Her Race, by Mary Beaumont

Revenge of Josiah Breeze

Revenge of Shandaken by Charles M. Skinner

Reverie in a Summer-house by Men Hao-Ran

Reversal of Human Judgment by Mozley

Revolt of Lesbos by H. L. Havell

Revolt of the Scientists by Technocrat Bruce Yerke

Revolutions of Time by Jonathan Dunn

Reward, by Lord Dunsany

Reward of A Benevolent Life, by J. Macgowan

Reynard and the Cock, Retold by Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen

Rhinoceros by Francis C. Woodworth

Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rhyme of the Duchess May by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Rich and Poor by Ellen M. H. Gates

Richard and Kate: A Ballad, by Robert Bloomfield

Richard B. Kimball, the author of "St. Leger"

Richard Baxter, by John Greenleaf Whittier

Richard Dane's Venture, by Edward Stratemeyer

Richard Wagner

Richie Barter, the Man who Should, But Did Not by Anonymous

Richmond is a Hard Road to Travel

Richmond on the James by Annie Marie Neeby

Ridan The Devil And Other Stories by Louis Becke

Riddle, by Brothers Grimm

Riddle of the Rocks by Charles Egbert Craddock

Ride by Night by Edward William Thomson

Ride of Collins Graves by John Boyle O'Reilly

Ride With a Mad Horse in a Freight-Car, by W. H. H. Murray

Riders of the Silences, by Max Brand

Riding a Raid, Tis old Stonewall

Riding Together by William Morris

Right Decision by Unknown

Right Eye of the Commander by Bret Harte

Right Man by Ethel M. Dell

Rights and Duties of American Citizens by S. E. Forman

Rights of the Soul by Giuseppe Giacosa

Rigmarole About A Tea Party

Rinaldo and Bayard by Thomas Bulfinch

Ring of Polycrates by M. M. Bird

Ring Out, Wild Bells by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Ringfalla Bridge by K. E. Sutter

Ringleted Youth of my Love by Douglas Hyde

Rip Van Winkle by Charles M. Skinner

Ripping Trip, You go aboard a leaky boat

Riquet with the Tuft

Rise and Decline of the Romish Church by Athanase Coquerel, Fils

Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides by Florence Finch Kelly

Rise of David Levinsky by Abraham Cahan

Rise of Poetry Among the Romans by Spence

Risen Dead, A Mystery, by Max Pemberton

Risen from the Ranks, by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Rising of Gouverneur Morris

Rival Fiddlers

River By Night in Spring by Chang Poh-Hsu

River Jordan by the London Reading Book

River of Dreams, by Louis Becke

River of Sorrows, translated by George Souliť

River Pirates by Edward Eggleston

River Snake, A Santhal Pargana Tale

Road by the Sea by S. Elizabeth Hall

Road From Colonus by E. M. Forster

Road Song, by Madison Cawein

Road to Cook's Peak, If you'll listen a while I'll sing you a song,

Road to Fortune

Robber Bridegroom, by Brothers Grimm

Robert Browning by Edwin Watts Chubb

Robert Coverdale's Struggle by Horatio, Jr. Alger

Robert Dinsmore, by John Greenleaf Whittier

Robert F. Murray, his Poems, by Andrew Lang

Robert Fulton by Hattie E. Macomber

Robert Lockwood's Fate

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson, by G. K. Chesterton

Robert of Lincoln by William Cullen Bryant

Robert of Sicily by Sara Cone Bryant

Robert Roberts and the Fairies by Anonymous

Robert Schumann

Robin by Ellen Robena Field

Robin Hood and Allen A Dale by Unknown

Robin Hood and the Butcher by Mary Macleod

Robin Hood and the King by Bertha E. Bush

Robin Hood and the Knight by Mary Macleod

Robin Redbreast

Robin Redbreast, An American Indian Story

Robins by John Woolman

Robins Red Breast by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets

Rochester, Minn. by Marie G. Stapp

Rock A By Baby by Ellen Robena Field

Rock, by George Bird Grinnell

Rocker, by Oliver Onions

Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories by Louis Becke

Rodney Wallace

Roger Malvin's Burial by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Roger's Lesson by Unknown

Roger's Rangers by Francis S. Drake

Rogers's Slide by Charles M. Skinner

Roistering Dirck Van Dara by Charles M. Skinner

Roland for an Oliver by Thomas Bulfinch

Roll Call by N. G. Shepherd

Roll Call of the Reef by A. T. Quiller-Couch

Rollicking Song, by Comedian's Poetry

Rolling Stock, by Fannie Hurst

Roman Christmas

Roman Question, by Edmond About

Romance, by Madison Cawein

Romance of A Day, A Passage in the Life of An Adventurer

Romance of A Fisherman's Wife, by Selma Lagerlof

Romance of A Mortgage by Herbert Ward

Romance of A Soul by Robert Grant

Romance of American Geography, by William A. Quayle

Romance of an Old Fool, by Roswell Field

Romance of Elaine, A Detective Novel by Arthur B. Reeve

Romance of Lust, Victorian Erotic Novel by Anonymous

Romance of Nick Van Stann by John G. Saxe

Romance of the First Radical by Andrew Lang

Romance of Two Worlds by Marie Corelli

Romance of Wastdale, by A. E. W. Mason

Romano Lavo-Lil, English Gypsy Language by George Borrow

Romany Of The Snows, v1, by Gilbert Parker

Rome, I am in Rome! Oft as the morning ray by Rogers

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romulus and Remus by Mrs. Guy E. Lloyd

Rondoli Sisters by Guy de Maupassant

Ronicky Doone, by Max Brand

Rookery, by Evenings at Home

Rookery, by Washington Irving

Room of the Evil Thought, by Elia W. Peattie

Rooster, the Hand-Mill and the Swarm of Hornets

Rooum, by Oliver Onions

Roping at Pasco's by Ray Stannard Baker

Rosalie Prudent by Guy de Maupassant

Rosaura: A Tale of Madrid

Rose And Chrysanthemum by Charles Dudley Warner

Rose by Guy de Maupassant

Rose Garden, by Montague Rhodes James

Rose in January

Rose in the Ring, by George Barr McCutcheon

Rose of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill

Rosemont Grotto and the Petchaburg Caverns

Rosicrucian, by Madison Cawein

Rosie, the Lees

Rosin the Bow, I live for the good of my nation

Rostand, by G. K. Chesterton

Rosy Hannah: Song, by Robert Bloomfield

Rothenburg on the Tauber by Paul Heyse

Rotterdam by T. Hood

Rough Hew them How we Will by P. G. Wodehouse

Rough was a Donkey

Roulette, by Fannie Hurst

Round Anvil Rock, A Romance, by Nancy Huston Banks

Round Faced Beauty by L. Adams Beck

Round Table by Beatrice Clay

Roundabout to Boston, by William Dean Howells

Rounded Up in Glory, I have been thinking to-day

Rounding Cape Horn by Herman Melville

Rout of the White Hussars by Rudyard Kipling

Rover Boys at School, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys in Camp, by Edward Stratemeyer

Rover Boys in Southern Waters, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys in the Jungle, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys on Land and Sea, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys on the Great Lakes, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys on the Ocean, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover Boys on the Plains, by Arthur Winfield

Rover Boys on the River, by Arthur Winfield

Rover Boys on Treasure Isle, by Edward Stratemeyer

Rover Boys out West, by Arthur M. Winfield

Rover of the Plain by Henri Junod

Rowdy of the Cross L, by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B.M. Bower

Royal Bounty by McKenzie

Royal George by William Cowper

Royal Rose of England, by J. A. Wade

Royal Thief Catcher, Translated by S. M. Mitra

Rubaiyat of A Scotch Highball by O. Henry

Rubber Esophagus by Edgar Wilson Nye

Ruby of Kishmoor, by Howard Pyle

Rudin by Ivan Turgenev

Rufus A. Maxfield by J. P.

Rufus King  by Charles King, L.L.D.

Ruin of a Night by Grenville Mellen

Ruins of San Francisco, by Bret Harte

Rulers of the Lakes, by Joseph A. Altsheler

Rules and Glossary for the Game of Golf

Rumpel Stilts Ken

Rumpelstiltskin, by Brothers Grimm

Rumpty Dudget by Julian Hawthorne

Runaway Skyscraper, by Murray Leinster

Runaway Whale, by Capt. O. G. Fosdick

Running Away to Sea by Daniel Defoe

Running Elk by Rex Beach

Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason

Rural Insurance by Clotilde Graves

Ruse of Madame Martin by Edmund Leamy

Rush, Benjamin by Faye Huntington

Ruskin's Childhood by Edwin Watts Chubb

Russalka by Maurice Baring

Rustic Courtship, The night was dark when Sam set out

Rustic Mirror by M. R. W.

Ruth by Thomas Hood

Ruth Fielding at Snow Camp, by Alice B. Emerson

Ruth in Exile by P. G. Wodehouse


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