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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 De re coquinaria. English Apicius Vehling, Joseph Dommers (1879) (1950) 5000 8000 13000 16000 20000 24000 94575
    (236)
    12.5 1.65 11.5 54.3 8.8
    Details On the Sublime Longinus, 1st cent. Havell, H. L. (Herbert Lord) (1913) 3000 5000 8000 11000 14000 20000 28948
    (72)
    17.0 1.6 13.0 54.3 9.9
    Details The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: the Book of the Spiritual Man Pata├▒jali 3000 4000 7000 9000 11000 20000 30099
    (75)
    20.8 1.55 14.2 54.3 10.9
    Details The Anatomy of Melancholy Burton, Robert 1577 1640 4000 8000 14000 17000 20000 24000 513147
    (1282)
    11.3 1.67 11.6 54.3 8.5
    Details The Canterville Ghost Wilde, Oscar 1854 1900 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 19000 11587
    (28)
    26.1 1.49 14.9 54.5 12.1
    Details Mosses from an Old Manse and other stories Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804 1864 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 20000 72871
    (182)
    22.0 1.53 13.8 54.7 11.1
    Details The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, Volume 2 Russell, R. V. (Robert Vane) 1873 1915 3000 5000 8000 12000 17000 21000 201803
    (504)
    19.5 1.56 13.2 54.7 10.5
    Details Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 1822 1885 2000 3000 5000 7000 9000 15000 276868
    (692)
    20.5 1.55 13.9 54.7 10.7
    Details Edison's Conquest of Mars Serviss, Garrett Putman 1851 1929 3000 4000 6000 8000 10000 15000 64861
    (162)
    21.5 1.54 14.1 54.7 11.0
    Details My Bondage and My Freedom Douglass, Frederick 1818 1895 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 18000 131906
    (329)
    23.6 1.51 14.2 54.7 11.5
    Details She Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider) 1856 1925 3000 5000 10000 12000 15000 23000 129365
    (323)
    27.4 1.47 15.1 54.7 12.4
    Details Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of Schlebecker, John T. 4000 6000 9000 11000 13000 18000 22455
    (56)
    7.1 1.71 9.7 54.7 7.4
    Details All Things Considered Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith) 1874 1936 3000 4000 7000 9000 11000 17000 59337
    (148)
    21.3 1.54 13.6 54.7 10.9
    Details The Power of Mesmerism A Highly Erotic Narrative of Voluptuous Facts and Fancies Anonymous 3000 5000 9000 12000 14000 19000 25020
    (62)
    26.8 1.48 14.9 54.8 12.3
    Details Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers Winks, William Edward 3000 4000 7000 9000 12000 18000 99421
    (248)
    20.5 1.55 13.5 54.9 10.7
    Details The Book of the Aquarium and Water Cabinet or Practical Instructions on the Form Hibberd, Shirley 3000 5000 9000 12000 17000 22000 40114
    (100)
    17.5 1.59 12.8 54.9 10.0
    Details Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards Edwards, Jonathan 3000 4000 7000 9000 12000 16000 70313
    (175)
    25.6 1.49 15.3 55.1 11.9
    Details Sense and Sensibility Austen, Jane 1775 1817 2000 3000 5000 7000 10000 14000 120454
    (301)
    22.9 1.52 14.4 55.1 11.3
    Details Up from Slavery: an autobiography Washington, Booker T. 1856 1915 2000 3000 4000 6000 7000 12000 76133
    (190)
    24.6 1.5 14.3 55.1 11.7
    Details The Bontoc Igorot Jenks, Albert Ernest 1869 1953 3000 4000 7000 10000 11000 19000 103603
    (259)
    22.1 1.53 13.3 55.2 11.0
    Details The Devil's Dictionary Bierce, Ambrose 1842 1914 4000 7000 10000 13000 16000 22000 58601
    (146)
    13.9 1.62 11.9 55.3 9.0
    Details Twice Told Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804 1864 4000 6000 9000 11000 14000 20000 145292
    (363)
    23.8 1.5 13.9 55.3 11.5
    Details Walden Thoreau, Henry David 1817 1862 3000 4000 8000 10000 13000 20000 114891
    (287)
    27.9 1.46 15.0 55.4 12.5
    Details Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie) (1856) (1928) 4000 6000 10000 13000 17000 25000 37282
    (93)
    19.9 1.55 11.9 55.4 10.5
    Details From sketch-book and diary Butler, Elizabeth 1846 1933 3000 5000 8000 11000 14000 21000 34038
    (85)
    23.5 1.51 13.6 55.4 11.4
    Details El Filibusterismo. English Rizal, Jos├ę Derbyshire, Charles E. 1861 1896 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 21000 113914
    (284)
    19.9 1.55 13.4 55.5 10.5
    Details Etiquette Post, Emily 1873 1960 2000 4000 7000 9000 11000 17000 200614
    (501)
    23.2 1.51 13.7 55.5 11.3
    Details Human Animals Hamel, Frank 3000 5000 8000 10000 13000 20000 97180
    (242)
    23.3 1.51 14.0 55.5 11.3
    Details The Red Record Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United Wells-Barnett, Ida B. 1862 1931 3000 5000 8000 10000 11000 16000 33314
    (83)
    20.7 1.54 13.4 55.5 10.7
    Details A Child's History of England Dickens, Charles 1812 1870 2000 4000 6000 8000 11000 15000 161921
    (404)
    29.2 1.44 15.5 55.5 12.8
    Details Pen Drawing An Illustrated Treatise Maginnis, Charles Donagh 1867 1955 3000 3000 5000 7000 10000 15000 16817
    (42)
    14.9 1.61 12.1 55.5 9.2
    Details Myths and Legends of China Werner, E. T. C. (Edward Theodore Chalmers) 1864 1954 3000 5000 8000 11000 14000 21000 117310
    (293)
    21.9 1.52 13.6 55.8 10.9
    Details Anabasis Xenophon Dakyns, Henry Graham 431BC (1838) 350BC (1911) 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 20000 93859
    (234)
    26.4 1.47 15.1 55.8 12.0
    Details Soap-Making Manual A Practical Handbook on the Raw Materials, Their Manipulation Thomssen, E. G. 4000 7000 14000 17000 18000 22000 59096
    (147)
    9.9 1.67 10.7 55.9 7.9
    Details Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1803 1882 3000 5000 8000 10000 14000 22000 91306
    (228)
    21.0 1.53 13.6 55.9 10.7
    Details The Republic Plato Jowett, Benjamin 427BC (1817) 347BC (1893) 2000 3000 6000 8000 10000 16000 215540
    (538)
    24.7 1.49 14.7 56.0 11.6
    Details Steam, Its Generation and Use Babcock & Wilcox Company 3000 4000 7000 10000 15000 20000 120558
    (301)
    9.8 1.67 10.7 56.0 7.9
    Details Phaedo Plato Jowett, Benjamin 427BC (1817) 347BC (1893) 2000 3000 5000 7000 10000 16000 42694
    (106)
    26.6 1.46 15.2 56.0 12.1
    Details Walking Thoreau, Henry David 1817 1862 3000 5000 7000 10000 14000 17000 12032
    (30)
    24.9 1.48 14.2 56.1 11.6
    Details The Prehistoric World; or, Vanished races Allen, Emory Adams 1853 3000 4000 7000 10000 13000 19000 206643
    (516)
    18.2 1.56 13.0 56.2 9.9
    Details Shakespearean Tragedy Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth Bradley, A. C. (Andrew Cecil) 1851 1935 3000 4000 7000 8000 11000 16000 165374
    (413)
    21.2 1.53 13.7 56.2 10.7
    Details Bartleby, the Scrivener A Story of Wall-Street Melville, Herman 1819 1891 3000 5000 9000 12000 17000 19000 14288
    (35)
    17.6 1.57 12.3 56.2 9.8
    Details The Spell of Belgium Anderson, Isabel 3000 4000 8000 11000 14000 21000 89821
    (224)
    21.1 1.53 13.4 56.3 10.6
    Details Gorgias Plato Jowett, Benjamin 427BC (1817) 347BC (1893) 2000 3000 6000 8000 10000 17000 59271
    (148)
    23.6 1.5 14.7 56.3 11.3
    Details Modern Essays Beerbohm, Max, Sir 1872 1956 3000 5000 8000 10000 13000 20000 83522
    (208)
    20.8 1.53 13.1 56.3 10.6
    Details From the Earth to the Moon; and, Round the Moon Verne, Jules 1828 1905 3000 5000 8000 11000 12000 20000 90543
    (226)
    15.8 1.59 12.5 56.4 9.3
    Details Defenders of Democracy Anonymous 3000 5000 7000 9000 11000 17000 12711
    (31)
    5.7 1.71 9.4 56.4 6.8
    Details The Raven Poe, Edgar Allan 1809 1849 4000 7000 10000 13000 17000 24000 7059
    (17)
    19.1 1.55 12.7 56.5 10.1
    Details Greek Sculpture A collection of sixteen pictures of Greek marbles with introduct Hurll, Estelle M. (Estelle May) 1863 1924 3000 5000 8000 12000 16000 23000 17268
    (43)
    17.7 1.56 12.6 56.6 9.8
    Details The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Duncker, Max Abbott, Evelyn 3000 4000 7000 10000 13000 22000 140000
    (350)
    16.9 1.57 12.8 56.8 9.5

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    The "Pages" shown in the parentheses at the "Word Count" are the results of the division of the "Word Count" by 400, where this website assumes a page of a book includes 400 words.