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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...barely heard her sealing his verdict. One year or until such time when his new master saw fit to liberate him before his service was done. It might as... ...Dreams by Gracie C. McKeever 8 CHAPTER 1 Present Day America Mount Vernon, New York Therese turned into her husband's body, buried her face against hi... ...o like a Bedouin warrior—turns to her, flashing an adventurous smile as he waves. In this moment, Therese knows that he is the reason she is here. He ... ...t had seemed so real! She was relieved to see she only had on her good old American short Tasmanian Devil flannels. She stretched as she got up and he... ...al Saudi Arabian garb on display, along with rugs, woven objects, jewelry, musical instruments and other artifacts. The library alone contained severa... ...red at one time to ogle the exhibit Therese had wangled compliments of the American Numismatic Society—a collection of coins and medals from around th... ...hos and kowtowing sycophants. "Hey, Hunter!" Jakob Lundquist spied her and waved from across the crowded room before strutting in her direction. One o... ...llowed him through the crowded living room, weaving in and out of assorted groups of ghouls, goblins, vamps and frighteningly accurate renditions of h... ...ance and appreciate the view unnoticed. On his knees, head bowed, voice so musical and soothing she wanted to join him. Or join with him. Where had th...

...Old World Evil vs New Age Passion ... A centuries old djinni betrayed...A modern career woman and wife bereft...Can this thoroughly mismatched couple find comfort and vindication in each other's arms? More importantly, can Kane and Therese's l...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. ... ...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...u (The Boat), hung upside down for 2 months in 1961 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Not one of the art critics, journalists, 116,000 visit... ...ryplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not include the 27 books of New Testament in their Bible. The factoids below relate to the v... ...ion in 1834. http://humanityquest.com/topic/Index.asp?theme1=chauvinism Chicago (musical) The musical "Chicago" won 6 Academy awards (Oscars) in... ...3.stm Decapitation The brain of a decapitated person continues to produce brain waves recordable by EEG 3-8 seconds after the head is severed. I... ... are composites of: I. Primary (or compression) and secondary (or shearing) body waves (that travel in the rocks under the surface of the Earth a... ...ions were trounced by Isaac Shoenberg and his team, set up in 1931 by Electric and Musical Industries (EMI). RCA refined its own system, as did the...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...a most monstrous size. * * This came towards us, open mouthed, raising the waves on all sides, and beating the sea before him into a foam.” Tooke’s Lu... ...ner Had never seen; from dread Leviathan To insect millions peopling every wave: Gather’d in shoals immense, like floating islands, Led by mysterious i... ... the Pacific Ocean. ” By Owen Chase of Nantucket, first mate of said vessel. New York. 1821. “A mariner sat on the shrouds one night, The wind was pipin... ...pen the haunts of the whale, the whalemen seem to have indirectly hit upon new clews to that same mystic North West Passage.” From “Something” unpubli... ...ock. “It is generally well known that out of the crews of Whaling vessels (American) few ever return in the ships on board of which they departed.” Cr... ...water there be in all that region. Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied... ... enter into the inquiry as to the true method of dividing the cetacea into groups and families. Utter confusion exists among the historians of this an... ...ing and weaving away when I started at a sound so strange, long drawn, and musically wild and unearthly, that the ball of free will dropped from my ha... ...Here we go again. This wooden mallet is the cork, and I’m the professor of musical glasses — tap, tap!” (Ahab to himself.) “There’s a sight! There’s a...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...most mon- strous size. ... This came towards us, open-mouthed, raising the waves on all sides, and beating the sea before him into a foam.” —Tooke’ s ... ...ner Had never seen; from dread Leviathan To insect millions peopling every wave: Gather’d in shoals immense, like floating islands, Led by mysterious ... ...the pacific ocean.” By Owen Chace of Nantucket, First Mate of said vessel. New York, 1821. “A mariner sat in the shrouds one night, The wind was pip- ... ... of the whale, 12 Moby Dick the whalemen seem to have indirectly hit upon new clews to that same mystic North-West Passage.” —From “Some- thing” unpu... ...ack. “It is generally well known that out of the crews of Whaling vessels (American) few ever return in the ships on board of which they departed.” —C... ...water there be in all that region. Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied... ... enter into the inquiry as to the true method of dividing the cetacea into groups and families.... Utter confusion exists among the historians of this... ...ING and weaving away when I started at a sound so strange, long drawn, and musically wild and unearthly, that the ball of free will dropped from my ha... ...Here we go again. This wooden mallet is the cork, and I’m the professor of musical glasses—tap, tap!” (Ahab to himself.) “There’s a sight! There’s a s...

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...d upon. The minis- ters, however, thought it proper to leave Dr. Cameron’s new schemes in concealment, lest, by divulging them, they had indicated the... ...he soul from the body; yet Dr. R— did but hint that the better air of this new district was more favourable to my health, as I was then suffering unde... ...y wake in the next world. The sky threatens a blast that will bring in the waves three feet abreast.’ So saying, he turned his horse and rode off, whi... ...h a vengeance; sounds as of distant-thunder (the noise of the more distant waves, doubtless, on the shore) mingled with the roaring of the neighbourin... ...d, well-made, white-ankled Thetis, who had obtained me manumission from my musical task. This was nothing less than the sudden appearance of the old w... ...a ram when be makes his race, darted off right down the street, scattering groups of weatherbeaten lairds and periwigged burgesses, and bearing down a... ...ght is by no means an improb- able fiction. Shortly after the close of the American war, Sir James Graham of Netherby constructed a dam-dyke, or cauld...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

... of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & London A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.carav... ...et with an extraordinary potential for growth, and pushing the industry to a new level of competition in ways to connect us to each other and to the W... ...echnologies and a community ethos that secures the keys to those locks among groups with shared norms and a sense of public purpose, rather than in th... ... accounted for an estimated 80 percent of the world’s total e-mail. 59 North American PCs led the world in De- cember 2006, producing approximately 46... ...demics, social analysts, and industry leaders surveyed by the Pew Internet & American Life Project in 2004 predicted serious attacks on network infras... ...could be- come part of the network by bringing a data-carrying wire or radio wave to the party. One needed only to find someone already on the network ... ...de what they perceive to be their traditional market. 27 They want to ride a wave, and they fail to establish alternatives or plumb new markets even a... ... way that millions of dollars can go into production and marketing for a new musical recording 39 while a gifted unknown musician hums an original tun... ...t in preferred outlet. Mozart might have turned to painting if there were no musical instruments for which to compose, but there is no particular reas...

... With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of innovation?and facilitating unsettling new kinds of control. (futureoftheinternet.org)...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...roblems that work in a modern and globalized world. Kino, as a new country, didn‟t have to endure the problems that plagued China during ... ...een lending so much to the U.S. to keep it afloat that it practically owns New York and California! China, of course, was a vast agricultural... ...or strawberries. 9 ―World cotton prices have never been lower but American cotton farmers earn nearly twice as much for their crops because... ...tes for a measure you may have to take into consideration special interest groups like farmers, unions or businesses. There is also the political co... ...fe by the Chinese or the realities of the ill-conceived war in Iraq for the Americans and British—it doesn‟t take long for the truth to be known. The... ...rom developing electrical power from the mechanical potential of the ocean waves near the desalinization plants and from power developed by the ebb a... ...nto better education, better libraries, better parks and pools, and better musical productions of opera, musical theater and symphonies. We want the ... ...ino. And I do want to use your recreational facilities and experience your musical presentations. I think every culture has something to teach other... ...three more pop up in your face. But we know this--if you‘re not riding the wave of change you will be drowned by it. In Kino we have learned to be t...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ngs out, continually wondering about things, continually looking at things in new ways, continually experiencing new things, continually comparing t... ...he more energy it sucks in, the more powerfully it spews gamma rays and radio waves out of its two polar orifices. Things do not disappear into bla... ... of one Totality to penetrate, there were two. This Condition was completely new to Impetus. He became confused, he became indecisive…. Which one... ...on; once they entered the 3 rd dimension, they became what Science calls the waves and troughs, or peaks and valleys of radiating 3-dimensional ene... ... infinitely small-split particles, and then began coming together into larger groups of infinitely small energy particles... to eventually merge tog... ...ines of mammals contain 24 vertebrae. This is why there are twelve notes on a musical scale. This is also why there are twelve meridians of the h... ...roperties of both waves and particles. This is why the main vibration of any musical note exists only as a whole, a half, and a third. This is why... ...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...tion by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publicati... ...in the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvan... ...f more than Eastern splendour, and filled (but not inconveniently so) with groups of ladies and gentlemen, in the very highest state of enjoyment and ... ... I am sorry to say.’ They are away, and never said, Good b’ye. Ah now they wave it from the little boat. ‘Good b’ye! Good b’ye!’ Three cheers from the... ...ast upon the ceiling. At the same time the door entirely disappears, and a new one is opened in the floor. Then I begin to comprehend that the state r... ...e the sky both dark and wild, and the clouds, in fearful sympathy with the waves, making another ocean in the air. Add to all this, the clattering on ... ...e little Scotch lady be fore mentioned, on her way to join her husband at New York, who had settled there three years before. Sec ondly and thirdly,... ...el discussions upon the same themes, in connection with Shakspeare and the Musical Glasses, of which we read in the Vicar of Wakefield. Near the city,... ...f the mixing of cool liquors: but they were a merrier people here, and had musical instruments playing to them o’ nights, which it was a treat to hear...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Farmer's festival calendar 172 * Modern annual festivals 173 * Chinese New Year 175 Songkran 176 New Year of Thai culture 176 * Programme of... ...ugs ever younger. In many countries, including Finland, young girls of the new, free generation have adopted behaviour patterns of gender equality and... ...umerous side alleys and lanes criss- cross the main lanes, twisting around groups of houses and village backwaters, but always ending up re-joining th... ...eek opportunities to manage together. In the cold season, villagers sit in groups in the mornings in the sun, warming themselves. By and by, the young... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...s do not have the characteristic timbre of the old way of singing, and the musical scale is tending towards the Western. Pop stars sing in the same st... ... by girls from remote northern areas and mountain peoples. The first great wave of Aids Fated to contract Aids. caught this group. Subsequently, the ... ...ion and Equality. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. Yupho, Dhanit 1960. Thai Musical Instruments. Transl. from Thai by David Morton. Siva Phorn Ldt., Ba...

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Twelve Stories and a Dream

By: H. G. Wells

.................................................................. 76 8. THE NEW ACCELERATOR .............................................................. ...patience seems to have been due to a needless panic, Bootle, the notorious American scientific quack, having made an announcement that Filmer interpre... ...ty was the elastic lining of the contractile balloon. He found he needed a new substance, and in the discovery and manufacture of that new substance h... ...ve indistinctly, enormous self-assertive things, he backs into the rear of groups by instinct if Banghurst drops the line for a minute, and when he wa... ...breathing a little more freely. “Magic!” said the shopman, with a careless wave of the hand, and behold! sparks of coloured fire flew out of his finge... ...heart! No!” and the shopman swept the little men back again, shut the lid, waved the box in the air, and there it was, in brown paper, tied up and—wit... ...d only say “you should have tasted it!” and of fairy music, “like a little musical box,” that came out of nodding flowers. There was a great open plac...

................. 64 7. JIMMY GOGGLES THE GOD ................................................................................................ 76 8. THE NEW ACCELERATOR .................................................................................................... 88 9. MR. LEDBETTER?S VACATION.................................................................................

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In the Days of the Comet

By: H. G. Wells

... beautiful, and in some subtle quality, in this small difference and that, new to me and strange. They were in no fashion I could name, and the simple... ...nd I am out of touch with my youth. The old life seems so cut off from the new, so alien and so unreasonable, that at times I find it bordering upon t... ...ver with a treacly blue enamel and further decorated by a fringe of pinked American cloth insecurely fixed by tacks. Below this was a little table tha... ...ion of that ad- venture. Nettie was dressed in white, her hair went off in waves of soft darkness from above her dark shining eyes; there was a little... ...r home that idea the first book I got from the Institute happened to be an American edition of the collected works of Shelley, his gassy prose as well... ...s chilled and checked. Numbers of men stood about the streets in knots and groups, as corpuscles gather and catch in the blood-vessels in the opening ... ...le inactive, but there were a lot of people standing dispersedly in little groups, and with a general direction towards the gates of the Bantock Burde... ...mpos- sible that we could really have parted ourselves for good and all. A wave of tenderness flowed over me, and still flooded me as I came through t... ... decorative crock- ery, and hangings, and embroideries, and bad music, and musical instruments shared this fate. And books, countless books, too, and ...

...miles away marks a city. All the appointments of this room were orderly and beautiful, and in some subtle quality, in this small difference and that, new to me and strange. They were in no fashion I could name, and the simple costume the man wore suggested neither period nor country. It might, I thought, be the Happy Future, or Utopia, or the Land of Simple Dreams; an erra...

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House of Mirth

By: Edith Wharton

... some one, but he hardly knew why the idea arrested him. There was nothing new about Lily Bart, yet he could never see her without a faint movement of... ...t, he had always made use of the “argument from design.” “The resources of New Y ork are rather meagre,” he said; 5 Edith Wharton “but I’ll find a ha... ...sure in her nearness: in the modelling of her little ear, the crisp upward wave of her hair—was it ever so slightly brightened by art?—and the thick p... ...inattentively, and he saw that she was preoc- cupied with a new idea. “And Americana—do you collect Americana?” Selden stared and laughed. “No, that’s... ... good editions of the books I am fond of.” She made a slight grimace. “And Americana are horribly dull, I suppose?” “I should fancy so—except to the h... ... at herself between the candle-flames. The white oval of her face swam out waver- ingly from a background of shadows, the uncertain light blurring it ... ...ned away as she spoke, letting him strut at her side through the gathering groups on the terrace, while every nerve in her throbbed with the conscious... ...e after the princi- pal actors had left the stage; but among the remaining groups, Lily could discover neither Gryce nor the youngest Miss V an 91 Ed... ...men have got new clothes and the singers haven’t got new voices. My wife’s musical, you know—puts me through a course of this every winter. It isn’t s...

... of a very definite purpose. It struck him at once that she was waiting for some one, but he hardly knew why the idea arrested him. There was nothing new about Lily Bart, yet he could never see her without a faint movement of interest: it was characteristic of her that she always roused speculation, that her simplest acts seemed the result of far-reaching intentions....

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The Ambassadors

By: Henry James

...qual opportunity university. 3 Henry James The Ambassadors by Henry James New York Edition (1909). Volume I Preface Nothing is more easy than to stat... ... of “The Ambassadors,” which first appeared in twelve numbers of The North American Review (1903) and was published as a whole the same year. The situ... ...s secrets. He would have issued, our rueful worthy, from the very heart of New England—at the heels of which matter of course a perfect train of secre... ...“arranged for”; its first appearance was from month to month, in the North American Review during 1903, and I had been open from far back to any pleas... ... my first care, I had thus inevitably to set him up a confidant or two, to wave away with energy the custom of the seated mass of explanation after th... ...is own likeness-poor Lambert Strether washed up on the sunny strand by the waves of a single day, poor Lam- bert Strether thankful for breathing-time ... ...ett—that he had already begun to take in. Who were they all, the dispersed groups and couples, the ladies even more unlike those of Woollett than the ... ...em. It might have been, on analysis, nothing more than Shakespeare and the musical glasses; but it had served all the purpose of his appearing to have...

...Excerpt: Volume I. Preface: Nothing is more easy than to state the subject of ?The Ambassadors,? which first appeared in twelve numbers of The North American Review (1903) and was published as a whole the same year. The situation involved is gathered up betimes, that is in the second chapter of Book Fifth, for the reader?s benefit, into as few words as possible-- planted ...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

... months of the year 1867 the question seemed buried, never to revive, when new facts were brought before the public. It was then no longer a scien- ti... ...tached me to that expedition. After six months in Nebraska, I ar- rived in New York towards the end of March, laden with a precious collection. My dep... ...- tion of the day. How could I be otherwise? I had read and reread all the American and European papers without be- ing any nearer a conclusion. This ... ...ofes- 11 Jules Verne sor, and not give too much cause for laughter to the Americans, who laugh well when they do laugh. I reserved for myself a way o... ...ty of the crew, when some capricious whale raised its black back above the waves! The poop of the vessel was crowded on a moment. The cabins poured fo... ... animal gained on us, sport- 26 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ing with the waves. It made the round of the frigate, which was then making fourteen kno... ...This group covers an area of 370 square leagues, and it is formed of sixty groups of islands, among which the Gambier group is remarkable, over which ... ...e chords. Captain Nemo was there, bending over his organ, and plunged in a musical ecstasy. “Captain!” He did not hear me. “Captain!” I said, touching... ...ith every sense, scarcely breathing; plunged, like Cap- tain Nemo, in that musical ecstasy, which was drawing him in spirit to the end of life. Then a...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

... ‘There you’re wrong; nor wouldn’t be.’ ‘What’s that?’ was the gentleman’s musical inquiry. ‘That’s flat, as you was half a minute ago,’ the man re- j... ... the infinitely little while threading his way to a haberdasher’s shop for new white waistcoats. Under the shadow of the rep- resentative statue of Ci... ...,’ exclaimed Mr. Radnor. ‘He informed me that Mrs. Burman has heard of the new mansion.’ ‘My place at Lakelands?’ Mr. Radnor’s clear-water eyes harden... ...n the voluptuous indolence of a man drawn along by Nereids over sunny sea- waves to behold the birth of the Foam-Goddess? ‘ According to Carling, her ... ...most, or most commercially, succoured and fattened by our rule there: they wave adieu to the conquering Islanders, as to ‘Parsees beneath a cloud.’ Th... ...as to meet the friends with whom her feelings were at home, among whom her musical gifts gave her station: they liked her for herself; they helped her... ... He thanked heaven to his wife often, that he had nothing to do with North American or South American mines and pastures or with South Africa and, gol... ...and in- structed Germans not deviously march; whom acute and ad- venturous Americans, with half a cock of the eye in passing, compassionately outstrip... ...g may have helped; he had it from Fenellan; and he was among the principal groups, claiming or making acquaintances, as a lawyer should do. The Concer...

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In the South Seas

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ds the close of ’89. By that time gratitude and habit were beginning to attach me to the is- lands; I had gained a competency of strength; I had made ... ... By 8 In The South Seas the same step I had journeyed forth out of that comfort- able zone of kindred languages, where the curse of Babel is so easy ... ...there dwelt an old, melancholy, grizzled man of the name of Tari (Charlie) Coffin. He was a native of Oahu, in the Sandwich Islands; and had gone to s... ...ey of Hapaa, known to readers of Herman Melville under the grotesque misspell- ing of Hapar. There are but two writers who have touched the South Seas... ...ir plantations. How plausible! And yet the Marquesans are dying out in the same houses where their fathers multi- plied. Or take opium. The Marquesas ... ...Nuka-hiva, facing the north-east, and Taahauku in Hiva- oa, some hundred miles to the southward, and facing the south-west. Both these were on the sam... ...uproarious breakers of the oppo- site beach. The sense of insecurity in such a thread of resi- 111 Robert Louis Stevenson dence is more than fanciful... ...ucted, or seem- ing so by contrast. There was much variety of measure, and towards the end of each piece, when the fun became fast and furious, a reco... ... fled; and when at length the leader found the wit or the author- ity to get his troop in motion and revive the singing, it was with much diminished f...

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Adventures in the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...d the stem of his sooty pipe against the sleeve of his frock, and politely waved it toward me. The attention was sailor-like; as for the nicety of the... ...hundred tons, Yankee-built and very old. Fit- ted for a privateer out of a New England port during the war of 1812, she had been captured at sea by a ... ... or blow low, she was always ready for the breeze; and when she dashed the waves from her prow, and pranced, and pawed the sea, you never thought of h... ...haleboats were gone: and of the four harpooners, only one was left, a wild New Zealander, or “Mowree” as his countrymen are more com- monly called in ... ...g to the commander of the corvette, had recently gone ashore there from an American whaler, and were desirous of ship- ping aboard one of their own co... ...arcely any price too dear which will purchase his darling “tot.” Nowadays, American whalemen in the Pacific never think of carrying spirits as a ratio... ... classic. Its natu- ral features alone distinguish it from the surrounding groups. Two round and lofty promontories, whose mountains rise nine thousan... ...nd perpetually vio- lated laws against licentiousness of all kinds in both groups of islands. It is hardly to be expected that the missionaries would ... ...r Imeeo. It was a pleasant trip. The moon was up—the air, warm— the waves, musical—and all above was the tropical night, one purple vault hung round w...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...sked. “ Y es, I’ve come to fetch you.” 6 Of Human Bondage “ Y ou’ve got a new dress on.” It was in eighteen-eighty-five, and she wore a bustle. Her g... ...s sister; and while the ladies talked of parish matters, the curate or the new bonnet of Mrs. Wilson—Mr. Wilson was the richest man in Blackstable, he... ... Some of them had already started and those that were left now set off, in groups of two or three. “You’d better come along with me, Carey,” said the ... ...he Misses Watkin so that they might see his grief and pity him. XIV THEN A WAVE of religiosity passed through the school. Bad language was no longer h... ... , and his almond eyes almost closed as he did so. There were two or three American men, in black coats, rather yellow and dry of skin: they were theo... ... twelve months. But then I shall have to go. And I must leave all this”—he waved his arm round the dirty garret, with its unmade bed, the clothes lyin... ... tall and slim. He held himself with a deliberate grace. Weeks, one of the American students, seeing him alone, went up and began to talk to him. The ... ... the real thing: I felt the glow of your young passion, and your prose was musical from the sincerity of your emotion. You must be happy! I wish I cou... ...id style which seemed able to put com- plicated thought into simple words, musical and measured, he read as he might have read a novel, a smile of ple...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...ere Napoleon studied; and the noble river, bringing at every winding turn, new beauties into view. There lay before us, that same afternoon, the broke... ...s, hag like way with her forefinger, when approaching the remains of some new horror—looking back and walking stealthily, and making horrible grimace... ...ther figures, through a whole fever. Passing through the court yard, among groups of idle sol diers, we turned off by a gate, which this She Goblin u... ...ONS of such a place as Albaro, the suburb of Genoa, where I am now, as my American friends would say, ‘located,’ can hardly fail, I should imagine, t... ... from the heat of the fire, and where the brave Courier plays all sorts of musical instruments of his own manufacture, all the evening long. A mighty ... ...errara. But the long silent streets, and the dismantled palaces, where ivy waves in lieu of banners, and where rank weeds are slowly creeping up the l... ...y by the Jura mountains, sprinkled with snow, and lighted by the moon, and musical with falling water, was delightful; or how, below the windows of th... ...sed to view a little wooden doll, in face very like General Tom Thumb, the American Dwarf: gorgeously dressed in satin and gold lace, and actually bla... ...ion of great churches which come rolling past me like a sea, it is a small wave by itself, that melts into no other wave, and does not flow on with th...

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