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What really happened at Jalna stayed in Jalna

Mazo de la Roche  –  (pron. may’zo) was born on January 15, 1879, in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. She was the successful author of the prolific Jalna series of novels; one of the most popular of the era. An only child, … Continue reading

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Trust but in whom take care

Inset is from “The true story of the Amazing adventure of Philip Ashton of his capture by pirates and of his escape” which is one of the illustrations by William Nickless  for the Daily Mail Boys Annual.  William Nickless began … Continue reading

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