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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...te—almost—yes, I really think so,” replied Hilda, a slender, brown-haired, New England girl, whose percep- tions of form and expression were wonderful... ...more favored individuals did credit to Miriam’s selection. One was a young American sculptor, of high promise and rapidly increasing celebrity; the ot... ...adle. According to a third statement, she was the off-spring of a Southern American planter, who had given her an elabo- rate education and endowed he... ...ide and dreary precincts of the catacomb, seeking, as some say, to beguile new victims into his own misery; but, according to other statements, endeav... ...ot, as you will own, more than half a dozen positively original statues or groups in the world, and these few are of immemorial antiquity. A person fa... ...hing akin to the ideal. So, when the guests collected themselves in little groups, here and there, in the wide saloon, a cheerful and airy gossip be- ... ...still, we are almost afraid to say, it was seen, though with a fainter and wavering course, in the early morn of Christendom, when the Roman Empire ha... ...ive orchards; there, too, were fields of every kind of grain, among which, waved the Indian corn, putting Kenyon in mind of the fondly remembered acre... ...ichly dressed, scattering forth their laughter, shrill, yet sweet, and the musical babble of their voices, to thicken into an airy tumult over the hea...

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The American

By: Henry James

...an by Henry James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The American by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...he document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The American by Henry James, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas... ...ard the cock crow without a yawn. But Raphael and Titian and Rubens were a new kind of arithmetic, and they inspired our friend, for the first time in... ...ple of months ago, something very curious happened to me. I had come on to New York on some important business; it was rather a long story—a question ... ...absence several persons had come in. They were scattered about the room in groups, two or three of them having passed into a small boudoir, next to th... ... in five days. She is a charm- ing hostess; we talk of Shakespeare and the musical glasses. She is extremely clever and a very curious type; not at al... ... mo- ment he perceived Mrs. Tristram at the other side of the room, and he waved his hand in farewell to M. de Bellegarde and made his way toward her.... ... irritated sense that Madame Alboni had a thin, shrill voice, and that her musical phrase was much gar- nished with a laugh of the giggling order. Aft... ...anest winding-up of a man’s af- fairs that I can imagine!” Valentin feebly waved his hand to and fro. “Don’t in- sist—don’t insist! It is mean—decided...

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The Ulysseans

By: Antonio Mercurio

... contains I suggest that besides reading it individually you discuss it in groups, together with other people who are enthusiastic about the ideas it... ...though they were morsels of food. One day you will find you have developed new thoughts and behaviours that will surprise you and that will bring yo... ...have been working to create centers of energy that are capable of giving a new soul to tomorrow’s Western World; a soul that can handle the massive ... ...e anonymity of the masses. 36 Otherwise, let’s take the example of a musical instrument: a violin, a standup bass or an entire orchestra. Some... ... a melody or a symphony. If we want to, we can imagine our lives like a musical instrument that has four strings: the body, the psyche, the I Per... ...k at how Ben-Hur manages to enter into deep contact and get on to the same wavelength with each of the horses. Those who have seen the film will r... ...he comments you made yesterday evening and this morning, both in the small groups and in the big one. Allow me, after having expressed my admiration ... ...lopment of my reflections on the anthropic principle created by a group of American scientists. Anyone who would like to know more about the anthro... ...d being devoured by Polyphemous or the Sirens or being swallowed up by the waves; he still must face the anguish of how to get by Scylla and Charybd...

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Reprinted Pieces

By: Charles Dickens

...roned, tomahawked, or eaten. Sitting on my ruddy hearth in the twilight of New Year’s Eve, I find incidents of travel rise around me from all the lati... ...ees the first uncertain glimmer of the light, ‘rising and falling with the waves, like a torch in the bark of some fisherman,’ which is the shining st... ...ike a torch in the bark of some fisherman,’ which is the shining star of a new world. Bruce is caged in Abyssinia, surrounded by the gory horrors whic... ... the mel ancholy assembly were seated on the deck, which was strewed with musical instruments, and the wreck of furniture and other articles. ‘Here a... ... off by the surge. He now supported himself by swimming, until a returning wave dashed him against the back part of the cavern. Here he laid hold of a... ... ashington Irv ing and Benjamin Franklin may have put it in my head by an American association of ideas; but there I was, and the Horse shoe Fall was... ...hed up that morning. On the beach, among the rough buggers and cap stans, groups of storm beaten boatmen, like a sort of marine monsters, watched und... ... sa! A sharp, smil ing youth, the wit of the kitchen, interposes. He an’t musical to night, sir. I’ve been giving him a moral lecture; I’ve been a ta... ...gateway in their uniforms, as if they had locked up all the balance (as my American friends would say) of the inhabitants, and could now rest a little...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...material to the one fetus created. The egg and sperm can be compared to the famous wave function (state vector) in quantum mechanics – the represen... ...tates (=millions of potential embryos and lives). The fetus is the collapse of the wave function: it represents a much more limited set of potentia... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...m" still reign supreme. In extreme - though surprisingly frequent - cases, whole groups (typically minorities) are excluded from the nation's mor... ...scheme known as the stock exchange, this expectation is proportional to liquidity - new suckers - and volatility. Thus, the price of any given stock... ...Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) Anarchists are not opposed to organizat... ...ists (like musicians) - often describe their interpretation of an artwork (e.g., a musical piece) in terms of this type of intuition. Many mathemat... ...nt individualism play an important socio-cultural role in this semipternal game of musical chairs. Many products have a limited shelf life or an ex...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...- nies to twirl it by steam. Glare is a leading error in the philosophy of American house- hold decoration—an error easily recognised as deduced from ... ...ble flesh!” 16 EA Poe THE SPHINX DURING THE DREAD REIGN of the Cholera in New Y ork, I had accepted the invitation of a relative to spend a fortnight... ... frolics—often enacted among us, at our mas- querades: but here it will be new altogether. Unfortunately, however, it requires a company of eight pers... ...once put into new commotion, and overshadowed by a world of umbrellas. The waver, the jostle, and the hum in- creased in a tenfold degree. For my own ... ...- tween a London populace and that of the most frequented 35 V olume Five American city. A second turn brought us into a square, bril- liantly lighte... ...ong summer hours, The golden light should lie, And thick young herbs and groups of flowers Stand in their beauty by. The oriole should build and t... ...s, Descend along the shore, With bands of noble gentlemen, And banners waved before; And gentle youth and maidens gay, And snowy plumes they wor... ...me, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, b... ...y dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top. Steals drowsily and musically Into the univeral valley. The rosemary nods upon the grave; The l...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... was completed;—thereby, in these his seemingly so aimless rambles, planting new standards, founding new habitable colonies, in the immeasurable circu... ... to him; and then, by quite foreign suggestion. By the arrival, namely, of a new Book from Professor Teufelsdr¨ ockh of Weissnichtwo; treating express... ...lls; so that when a man walks, it is with contin ual jingling. Some few, of musical turn, have a whole chime of bells (Glocken 32 SARTOR RESARTUS s... ...with a Cupid for steersman! Consider their welts, a handbreadth thick, which waver round them by way of hem; the long flood of silver buttons, or rathe... ...hat of practical Reason’ proceeding by large Intuition over whole systematic groups and king doms; whereby, we might say, a noble complexity, almost ... ...ader may imagine. So much we can see; darkly, as through the foliage of some wavering thicket: a youth of no common endowment, who has passed happily ... ...tual hand grips with Destiny herself, may have comported himself among these Musical and Literary dilettanti of both sexes, like a hungry lion invited... ...t as articulately perhaps as the case admitted. Or call him, if you will, an American Backwoodsman, who had to fell unpenetrated forests, and bat tle... ..., considerably involved in haze. To the first English Edition, 1838, which an American, or two American had now opened the way for, there was slighting...

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An Outcast of the Islands

By: Joseph Conrad

...e for me to face both ways I had elected to face nothing. The discovery of new values in life is a very chaotic 4 An Outcast of the Islands experienc... ...of skill—poker. He had been the aptest pupil of a steady-eyed, sententious American, who had drifted mysteriously into Macassar from the wastes of the... ...pt him—half-caste wife and all! Hooray! He saw his shadow dart forward and wave a hat, as big as a rum barrel, at the end of an arm several yards long... ...—and drunk I fancy,” said Mr. Vinck over his shoulder. “I saw him jump and wave his hat.” The crunching of the gravel stopped. “Horrid man,” said Mrs.... ...iting out-of-the-way places of that part of the world, always in search of new markets for his cargoes—not so much for profit as for the plea- sure of... ...sehold was reposing, Babalatchi and Lakamba passed silent amongst sleeping groups to the riverside, and, taking a canoe, paddled off stealthily on the... ...of laughter, a loud hail, a name or a joke sent out in a soft drawl. Small groups squatted round the little fires, and the monotonous undertone of tal... ...rbarians, persistent, steady, repeating itself in the soft syl- lables, in musical tones of the never-ending dis- courses of those men of the forests ...

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Best of Four

By: Carol Ann Ellis

...g Center. Every student needs to find this out as soon as possible. What’s New When we began Best of Four five years ago, it was the intention of the ... ...work approach to teaching. In this case, students work together in smaller groups, sometimes referred to as teams. They then may be required to give p... ...ged and told me to “Get them next time.” Throughout the season, I played a new position—second base. It was difficult because I had to be ready to act... ... the moving escalator to board their flight he and my grandmother turn and wave a final good-bye. As he is going past the window, he sucks in his chee... ... he can and crosses his eyes. This makes him look like Popeye. I laugh and wave a final good-bye. As I am walking past the waiting area, I can still s... ...ities do give the band a impressive image but do not necessarily show real musical talent. T ony Phillips, a VH1 correspondent, writes on their self-t... ... the band wants to show off their clothes and good looks rather than their musical skills, which they have little of anyway. Aidin Vaziri writes on th... ...specially by the teenagers who find joy in murder. This also puts blame on American society because we are the ones who promote these types of movies ... ...known as run-on sentences. Comma spliced sentences occur when two are more groups of words, containing subject and verb parts, which are not subordina...

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