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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey, th... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... .... And this continued till Mr. Waterton* changed the relations between the animals. The mode of escaping from the reptile he showed to be not by runni... ...ot by running away, but by leaping on its back booted and spurred. The two animals had misunderstood each other. The use of the crocodile has now been... ...he granddaughter of a crocodile, awakens a dreadful host of semi-legendary animals—grif- fins, dragons, basilisks, sphinxes—till at length the whole v... ...name in a line of Peter Pindar’s (Dr Wolcot) fifty years back, where he is described as “Kempis Tom, Who clearly shows the way to Kingdom Co... ...a con- flict of unparalleled grandeur. These honorary distinctions are all described circumstantially in the First or introductory Section (‘The Glory... ...ike sec- tion of the road, six hundred yards long, under the solemn lights described, with lofty trees meeting overhead in arches. The guard’s horn, a...

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Seraphita

By: Honoré de Balzac

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Seraphita by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormel... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...s then present and still living, how completely he has been de- ceived. In 1758, shortly after the death of the Prince of Prussia Swedenborg came to c... ...compose it, find little difference between its elements and those of other animals. On the other hand, the idea pro- duced in man by the comparison of... ... Creator, you dwarf Him. He did not create, as you think He did, plants or animals or stars. Could He proceed by a variety of means? Must He not act b... ...ve. Brought by the exaltation of their faculties to a point that cannot be described in any language, they were able to cast their eyes for an instant...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...ousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London,... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, tra... ...e—against poor Jean-Jacques. The quarrels of these two great men cannot be described in this place; but they constitute an important chapter in the li... ...delight in mischievous waste, in ac- cusing others, or tormenting harmless animals. I recollect, indeed, that one day, while Madam Clot, a neighbor of... ...t difficulty that he could return to the bass. With the figure I have just described, and which is by no means overcharged, M. Simon was gallant, ever... ... to read an air at first sight, that in the charm- ing concert I have just described, I could not possibly follow the execution a moment, or know whet... ...iged to lessen the familiarity. I have ever taken great pleasure in taming animals, particularly those that are wild and fearful. It appeared delightf... ...d, having them on my hands and face without appre- hending any danger. All animals are distrustful of man, and with reason, but when once assured he d...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Life of Johnson by James Boswell, abridged and edited with an i... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...letters are lost; but Mr. Hector recollects his writing ‘that the poet had described the dull sameness of his existence in these words, “Vi- tam conti... ... ludicrous, when applied to a woman of her age and appearance. Mr. Garrick described her to me as very fat, with a bosom of more than ordinary protube... ...bsolutely necessary to live upon the same scale with that which his friend described, when the value of money was diminished by the progress of commer... ...a smile of ridicule. ‘Why yes, Sir, it is good for vegetables, and for the animals who eat those vegetables, and for the animals who eat those animals... ...pen to attend when he whips his horses, I may feel unpleas- antly that the animals are put to pain, but I do not wish him to desist. No, Sir, I wish h... ...ee his apart- ment, we went in and found curious scraps of descriptions of animals, scrawled upon the wall with a black lead pencil. On Saturday, Apri...

...Preface: In making this abridgement of Boswell?s Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell?s criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson?s opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing wi...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations ... ...oing student publication project to bring classical works of litera- ture, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...t to inquire. It is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals, which seem to know neither this nor any other species of contracts... ...t to gain the friend- ship of a few persons. In almost every other race of animals, each individual, when it is grown up to maturity, is entirely inde... ...this same disposition which renders that difference useful. Many tribes of animals, acknowledged to be all of the same species, derive from nature a m... ...on, industry, and populousness, almost in the same terms in which they are described by travellers in the present times. It had, per- haps, even long ... ...n some country villages. The effects of it have been precisely those above described. The business of the country is almost entirely carried on by mea... ... they very seldom, I believe, had the good fortune to find it. {The method described in the text was by no means either the most common or the most ex...

...ts INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE PEOPLE........... 10 CHAPTER I OF THE DIVISION OF LABOUR .............................

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