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Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832)

Alger was an American author who wrote more than 100 children's books. Highly formulaic, each taught that through honesty, perseverance, and hard work, poor but virtuous lads could prevail in life. Published in 1868, the first of those books, Ragged Dick, was an immediate success. Despite the weaknesses of Alger's writing, his books ultimately sold more than 20 million copies, making him one of the most popular writers of the 19th century. What ended Alger's previous career as a minister? More...
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“I mean to turn over a new leaf, and try to grow up "'spectable”
― Horatio Alger Jr.

“Now, good clothes exert more influence upon the wearer than we might at first suppose. So it was with Tom.”
― Horatio Alger Jr., Tattered Tom: Or, the Story of a Street Arab
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