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    Vocabulary Coverage
    (Difficult: 98%, Appropriate: 99%)
    Conventional Readability Formula
    Title Author Translator Born Died 90% 95% 98% 99% 99.5% 99.9% Word Count (Pages) Words per Sentence Syllables per Word Fog Index Flesch Reading Ease Flesch-Kincaid
    Details Handwork in Wood Noyes, William 1862 1928 3000 5000 10000 13000 17000 21000 58844
    (147)
    9.0 1.48 7.3 72.5 5.4
    Details English Grammar in Familiar Lectures Accompanied by a compendium, embracing a ne Kirkham, Samuel 4000 6000 10000 14000 16000 22000 91181
    (227)
    13.9 1.56 11.3 60.4 8.3
    Details Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Hell Dante Alighieri Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1265 (1807) 1321 (1882) 4000 7000 10000 14000 17000 23000 38252
    (95)
    26.1 1.4 13.6 62.1 11.1
    Details The Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography Butler, Samuel 1774 1839 3000 6000 10000 17000 19000 19000 1703
    (4)
    18.1 1.85 16.9 31.6 13.4
    Details The Iliad of Homer Translated into English Blank Verse by William Cowper Homer Cowper, William 750BC (1731) 650BC (1800) 4000 7000 10000 13000 18000 24000 169570
    (423)
    21.2 1.46 12.7 61.8 9.9
    Details Babbitt Lewis, Sinclair 1885 1951 3000 5000 10000 16000 21000 21000 120915
    (302)
    15.4 1.49 10.0 65.0 8.0
    Details Katerfelto A Story of Exmoor Whyte-Melville, G. J. (George John) 1821 1878 3000 6000 10000 13000 14000 20000 87404
    (218)
    20.7 1.45 11.9 62.9 9.6
    Details Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex Freud, Sigmund Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden) 1856 (1874) 1939 (1948) 3000 6000 10000 11000 16000 18000 40617
    (101)
    25.5 1.84 20.0 25.3 16.1
    Details Byzantine Churches in Constantinople Their History and Architecture George, Walter S.Henderson, Arthur E. (Arthur Edward) 1870 4000 5000 10000 13000 16000 20000 99523
    (248)
    12.9 1.65 12.0 54.1 8.9
    Details Le Mort d'Arthur: Volume 1 Malory, Thomas, Sir 1400 1470 3000 5000 10000 13000 17000 22000 168617
    (421)
    26.0 1.32 12.7 69.0 10.1
    Details The Fall of the House of Usher Poe, Edgar Allan 1809 1849 4000 6000 10000 13000 15000 20000 6977
    (17)
    29.1 1.62 17.8 40.3 14.9
    Details Barkham Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 188 Burroughs, Barkham 1952 4000 6000 10000 13000 16000 21000 147356
    (368)
    19.3 1.51 12.1 59.8 9.7
    Details Poetics. English Aristotle Butcher, S. H. (Samuel Henry) 384BC (1850) 322BC (1910) 3000 5000 11000 12000 14000 18000 15099
    (37)
    23.4 1.59 16.0 48.9 12.2
    Details Ulysses Joyce, James 1882 1941 4000 7000 11000 14000 18000 23000 260586
    (651)
    11.2 1.5 8.7 68.9 6.4
    Details Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare, William 1564 1616 4000 7000 11000 15000 19000 23000 25924
    (64)
    8.0 1.32 5.1 86.7 3.2
    Details The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1604 Marlowe, Christopher 1564 1593 4000 6000 11000 15000 20000 23000 19258
    (48)
    12.3 1.46 8.2 70.8 6.4
    Details The Waste Land Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) 1888 1965 4000 6000 11000 14000 17000 22000 4490
    (11)
    12.0 1.51 8.9 66.6 7.0
    Details The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated Dante Alighieri Cary, Henry Francis 1265 (1772) 1321 (1844) 4000 7000 11000 13000 17000 23000 108262
    (270)
    24.5 1.34 12.1 68.4 9.8
    Details Oedipus Trilogy Sophocles Storr, Francis 495BC (1839) 406BC (1919) 4000 7000 11000 15000 19000 24000 37158
    (92)
    14.7 1.38 8.9 75.1 6.4
    Details Woodwork Joints How they are Set Out, How Made and Where Used. Fairham, William 3000 6000 11000 13000 13000 20000 35294
    (88)
    14.4 1.49 9.9 66.1 7.6
    Details Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) -Goudiss, Alberta M. (Alberta Moorhouse) 1876 4000 6000 11000 13000 18000 20000 27844
    (69)
    15.4 1.53 10.8 61.4 8.5
    Details The Hindu-Arabic Numerals Karpinski, Louis Charles 1878 1956 3000 6000 11000 15000 18000 23000 45182
    (112)
    11.6 1.69 11.9 51.6 8.9
    Details Beowulf Gummere, Francis Barton (1855) (1919) 4000 7000 11000 14000 19000 24000 25594
    (63)
    23.1 1.37 11.2 67.2 9.6
    Details Paradise Lost Milton, John 1608 1674 4000 7000 11000 13000 17000 23000 80144
    (200)
    43.3 1.42 21.0 42.9 18.0
    Details The Cask of Amontillado Poe, Edgar Allan 1809 1849 3000 6000 11000 17000 19000 19000 2302
    (5)
    10.0 1.51 8.4 68.9 6.1
    Details The Real Mother Goose 4000 6000 11000 14000 16000 24000 15838
    (39)
    18.5 1.32 8.4 76.6 7.2
    Details The Pied Piper of Hamelin Browning, Robert 1812 1889 4000 7000 11000 15000 16000 20000 2145
    (5)
    23.3 1.38 11.3 66.5 9.8
    Details Erotica Romana Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von 1749 1832 4000 7000 11000 14000 17000 24000 6681
    (16)
    16.7 1.48 10.8 64.5 8.4
    Details The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Pyle, Howard 1853 1911 4000 6000 11000 15000 20000 22000 111009
    (277)
    22.3 1.31 10.1 73.7 8.5
    Details A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition) Cutter, Calvin 1807 1872 4000 6000 11000 15000 19000 24000 134981
    (337)
    10.9 1.62 10.9 58.6 7.8
    Details The Odyssey of Homer Homer Cowper, William 750BC (1731) 650BC (1800) 4000 7000 11000 13000 16000 23000 116500
    (291)
    22.1 1.43 12.4 63.1 10.0
    Details Ossian in Germany Bibliography, General Survey, Ossian's Influence upon Klopstoc Tombo, Rudolf 1875 1914 3000 7000 11000 15000 16000 23000 48589
    (121)
    5.9 1.7 9.7 56.9 6.8
    Details Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound and the Seven Against Thebes Aeschylus Buckley, Theodore Alois 525BC (1825) 456BC (1856) 4000 7000 11000 15000 19000 23000 27489
    (68)
    12.4 1.53 9.8 64.4 7.4
    Details Origin and Early History of the Fashion Plate Nevinson, John L. 3000 5000 11000 14000 18000 25000 9332
    (23)
    20.1 1.67 14.7 45.4 11.9
    Details Arabian nights. English Anonymous Burton, Richard Francis, Sir (1821) (1890) 4000 6000 11000 14000 18000 22000 172497
    (431)
    25.8 1.41 13.4 61.6 11.1
    Details The Divine Comedy by Dante, Illustrated, Hell, Complete Dante Alighieri Cary, Henry Francis 1265 (1772) 1321 (1844) 4000 7000 11000 14000 17000 23000 36446
    (91)
    22.3 1.34 11.1 71.3 8.8
    Details The Adventures of Robin Hood Pyle, Howard 1853 1911 4000 6000 11000 15000 20000 22000 110924
    (277)
    22.3 1.31 10.1 73.7 8.5
    Details Gargantua and Pantagruel Rabelais, Fran├žois Urquhart, Thomas, Sir 1483 (1611) 1553 (1660) 4000 7000 12000 16000 20000 24000 317921
    (794)
    21.5 1.49 13.0 58.9 10.4
    Details A Classification and Subject Index for Cataloguing and Arranging the Books and P Dewey, Melvil 1851 1931 5000 8000 12000 15000 18000 23000 11325
    (28)
    9.2 2.13 16.5 17.7 13.1
    Details The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus From the Quarto of 1616 Marlowe, Christopher 1564 1593 4000 6000 12000 16000 22000 24000 20740
    (51)
    10.7 1.44 7.4 74.4 5.5
    Details Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I Spenser, Edmund 1552 1599 4000 7000 12000 15000 20000 24000 70160
    (175)
    17.3 1.43 10.4 68.1 8.1
    Details Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art With Special Reference to Their Use in Br Vinycomb, John 4000 7000 12000 16000 19000 23000 52424
    (131)
    22.9 1.6 15.1 48.3 12.2
    Details The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Boccaccio, Giovanni Payne, John 1313 (1842) 1375 (1916) 3000 6000 12000 15000 18000 22000 306465
    (766)
    44.1 1.44 21.5 40.2 18.6
    Details Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases A Practical Handbook Of Pertinent Expressions, S Kleiser, Grenville 1868 1953 6000 9000 12000 15000 17000 22000 81255
    (203)
    230.2 1.83 101.1 -181.4 95.7
    Details The Big Trip Up Yonder Vonnegut, Kurt 1922 2007 3000 5000 12000 16000 16000 16000 3562
    (8)
    13.5 1.49 9.6 66.9 7.3
    Details Little Black Sambo Bannerman, Helen 1862 1946 4000 5000 12000 12000 12000 12000 1153
    (2)
    16.0 1.41 9.0 71.2 7.3
    Details Poems Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) 1888 1965 4000 7000 12000 15000 19000 22000 6546
    (16)
    21.2 1.49 12.5 59.2 10.3
    Details The Alchemist Jonson, Ben 1573 1637 4000 8000 12000 16000 21000 24000 47958
    (119)
    7.6 1.47 7.0 74.7 4.7
    Details The Art of Politicks Bramston, James 1694 1744 4000 8000 12000 17000 20000 24000 10432
    (26)
    16.9 1.68 13.6 47.7 10.8
    Details Volpone; Or, the Fox Jonson, Ben 1573 1637 4000 7000 12000 16000 20000 24000 48543
    (121)
    11.3 1.5 8.8 68.9 6.4

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