“John, saddle my horse, and bring him around
to the door.”
The speaker was a boy of fifteen, handsomely dressed,
and, to judge from his air and tone, a person of consi...
Horatio Alger (1832-1899) was the American author of prodigiously popular and influential juvenile novels and biographies.Horatio Alger was born in Revere, Mass., the son of a Unitarian minister. The ...
Perhaps the quality which has been most closely identified with the American spirit is success. Success--upward mobility, material prosperity acquired through hard work and shrewd ability--has been fo...