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The Story of Chautauqua

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 91,850 / 142 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.7
LoC Category: BX
Downloads: 605
Added to site: 2010.06.11 28115
Genres: History, Religion

DEAR FRIEND: I have been watching the progress of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle inaugurated by thyself, and take some blame to myself for not sooner expressing my satisfaction in regard to its objects and working thus far. I wish it abundant success, and that its circles, like those from the agitated center of the Lake, may widen out, until our entire country shall feel their beneficent influences. I am very truly thy friend,


After these endorsements, we may confidently affirm that a book on Chautauqua, its story, its principles, and its influence in the world, is warranted.

And now, a few words of explanation as to this particular book. The tendency in preparing such a work is to make it documentary, the recital of programs, speakers, and subjects. In order to lighten up the pages, I have sought to tell the story of small things as well as great, the witty as well as the wise words spoken, the record of by-play and repart



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