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The Hated Son

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ics Series Publication The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... terrifies most women, than by certain dangers which awaited her child. In order not to awaken her husband who was sleeping be- side her, the poor wom... ...t at the will of the wind. The arms of the family of Herouville, carved in white marble with their mantle and supporters, gave the ap- pearance of a t... ...ch and elegant treasures of their personal adornment,—laces, bodices, high collars and ruffs, gowns of price, alms-purses, masks, gloves, veils,—in fa... ... and traced two shining lines, re- maining suspended at the bottom of that white face, like dewdrops on a lily. What learned man would take upon him- ... ...antoms. “Saddle my war-horse instantly, and come with me your- self.” This order was given in a deep tone which roused the man’s intelligence. He rais...

...Excerpt: On a winter?s night, about two in the morning, the Comtesse Jeanne d?Herouville felt such violent pains that in spite of her inexperience, she was conscious of an approaching confinement; and the instinct which makes us hope for ease in a change of posture in...

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The Little Duke

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Little Duke by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...Series Publication The Little Duke by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... no chim- neys over the ample hearths, and the smoke curled about in thick white folds in the vaulted roof, adding to the wreaths of soot, which made ... ...ght hair, hardly touched with grey, was bound round her head, under a tall white cap, with a band passing under her chin: she wore a long sweeping dar... ...he Duke of Normandy. 21 Yo n g e Thus, they proceeded, in slow and solemn order, till they came to the church of our Lady. The clergy were there al- ... ...Eric de Centeville on each side of him, and all his other vas- sals in due order, in the Choir. After the beautiful chant of the hymn was ended, the s... ...retched-looking creatures, with wasted limbs, aguish faces, and often iron collars round their necks. Wherever there was anything of more prosperous a...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. On a bright Autumn day, as long ago as the year 943, there was a great bustle in the Castle of Bayeux in Normandy. The hall was large and low, the roof arched, and supported on thick short columns, almost like the crypt of a Cathedral; the walls were thick, and th...

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...rnhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...tains behind them were grey and solemn. Farms and gardens, convent towers, white villages and churches, and buildings that no doubt were hermitages on... ...lieutenant on board the steamer is stated to be so tremendous, that he may order it to stop, to move, to go larboard, starboard, or what you will; and... ...ge stars glittering on his portly chest, and tights and boots of the first order. Presently, after a good deal of trumpeting, the little men marched o... ...wish physiognomies. There was one, a solemn lean fellow in black, with his collars extremely turned over, and holding before him a long ivory-tipped e... ...and-six, with which he came up to us. We examined him—his red whiskers—his collars turned down—his duck trousers, his bullion epaulets—with awe. With ...

...Excerpt: After a voyage, during which the captain of the ship has displayed uncommon courage, seamanship, affability, or other good qualities, grateful passengers often present him with a token of their esteem, in the shape of teapots, tankards, trays, &c. of pre...

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Mens Wives

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s Publication Men’s Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ublication Men’s Wives by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...who himself had misfortunes in early life, and vowed he knew Mr. Walker in Whitecross Street Prison in 1820, he was a very young-looking person consid... ...was active and slim, his leg neat, and he had not in his whiskers a single white hair. It must, however, be owned that he used Mr. Eglantine’s Regener... ...art, a baked shoulder of mutton and potatoes, pig’s- fry and Irish stew. I ordered the dinner, sir, and got more credit for inventing it than they eve... ... disappeared in a twin- kling. But it must not be imagined that he fled in order to avoid Mr. Woolsey. He only went away for one minute just to put on... ...red boots, and plastered hair, and waxed moustaches, and turned-down shirt-collars, and stays and goggling eyes, and hear how they talk of a good simp...

...Excerpt: In a certain quiet and sequestered nook of the retired village of London -- perhaps in the neighborhood of Berkeley Square, or at any rate somewhere near Burlington Gardens--there was once a house of entertainment called the ?Bootjack Hotel.? Mr. Crump, the landlor...

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The Wheels of Chance a Bicycling Idyll

By: H. G. Wells

... Idyll by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Wheels of Chance, A Bicycling Idyll by H. G. Wells is a publication of ... .... G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Wheels of Chance, A Bicycling Idyll by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsyl... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Edi- tor, nor anyo... ...th of August, 1895, had turned to the right-hand side, where the blocks of white linen and piles of blankets rise up to the rail from which the pink a... ...Prints depend from the brass rails above them, behind are fixtures full of white packages containing, as in- scriptions testify, Lino, Hd Bk, and Mull... ...hat his quest had escaped him, and he had to reconnoitre the Angel yard in order to satisfy himself. There he found the ostler (How are the mighty fal... ...ank Goodness! over), there is a Coffee T avern with a steak Mr. Hoopdriver ordered, done to a cinder long ago, his American-cloth parcel in a bedroom,... ...sgust of Widgery; and young Phipps, a callow youth of few words, faultless collars, and fervent devotion, was also enrolled before the evening was out...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Twenty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...enty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nis... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...er in which George renewed his offer of marriage. She looked at the little white bed, which had been hers a few days before, and thought she would lik... ...s. So he sent off Amelia once more in a carriage to her mamma, with strict orders and carte blanche to the two ladies to pur- chase everything requisi... ...woman who was?) She gave herself a little treat, obedient to her husband’s orders, and purchased a quantity of lady’s gear, showing a great deal of ta... ...s had sunk in a chair —he had torn off his neckcloths, and turned down his collars, and was sitting with both his hands lifted to his throat. “Coupez-... ...efences of the throne of England, and came up with all his stars, garters, collars, and cordons, and paid particular attention to the little woman, kn...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...ic Classics Series Publication Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Classics Series Publication Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...him, and they crouched together on a shadowy hillside. She was so slim, so white, so eager! She cried that he was gay and valiant, that she would wait... ...re thin bars of gold. In them he was the modern business man; one who gave orders to clerks and drove a car and played occasional golf and was 10 Bab... ...elk’s-tooth-proclamation of his membership in the Brotherly and Protective Order of Elks. Most signifi- cant of all was his loose-leaf pocket note-boo... ...s missus went into the gents’ wear department at Parcher’s to buy him some collars, and before she could give his neck-size the clerk slips her some t... ...ize?’ says Mrs. Babbitt, and the clerk says, ‘Men that let their wives buy collars for ‘em always wear thirteen, madam. ’ How’s that! That’s pretty go...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-...

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Virgin Soil

By: Ivan S. Turgenev

...Virgin Soil by Ivan S. T urgenev T ranslated from the Russian by R. S. T ownsend A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publ... ...n Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev, trans. R. S. Townsend is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev, trans. R. S. Townsend is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...gin Soil, is the prophetic intention he had of the woman’s part in the new order. For the real hero of the tale, as Mr. Edward Garnett has pointed out... ...ly-set mouth. The head looked round, nodded, smiled, showing a set of tiny white teeth, and came into the room with its feeble body, short arms, and b... ...t.” “All right, all right! We know you are clever! “Your nerves are out of order,” Paklin remarked hesitat- ingly. “Or has something really happened?”... ...ailovna remarked, “Mariana does not wear glasses and has not yet discarded collars and cuffs; but, unfortunately, she studies natural his- tory, and i... ...d Kant! [The word kant in Russian means a kind of braid or piping.] on the collars of our engineers! And it’s no better in art! You go to a concert an...

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The Stokesley Secret

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Stokesley Secret by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...s Publication The Stokesley Secret by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e, Purday, if we don’t give a pig to—” He was screamed at, and pulled into order and silence, ere the words, “Hannah Higgins” had quite come out; and ... ..., playthings too frail to be played with and the like, were ranged in good order, and never taken out except when some one child was unwell, and had t... ...an. It was a large mug, representing a man with a red coat, black hat, and white waistcoat, very short legs, and top-boots. The open- ing of the cup w... ...mer dress— not in the least worn nor stained yet? And those fine spikes of white blossom, all tending up—up—while the masses of those leaves fall so g... ...back, it must look so like Ida’s. Then there were white sleeves, and white collars, that made them feel like young women; and little pink silk handker...

Excerpt: The Stokesley Secret by Charlotte M. Yonge.

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The Pit a Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of... ...The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story... ...f Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago A Story of Chicago By By By By By F F F F FRANK NO RANK NO RANK NO RANK NO RANK NOR... ...RIES P P P P PUBLICA UBLICA UBLICA UBLICA UBLICA TION TION TION TION TION The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsyl... ... in itself a colour. It was a tint rather than a shade, like ivory; a warm white, blending into an exquisite, delicate brownness towards the throat. S... ...itself a little crowded, and Jadwin and Cressler were obliged to stand, in order to see the stage. Although they all spoke in whispers, their arrival ... .... The melody was simple, the tempo easily followed; it was not a very high order of music. But to Laura it was nothing 18 The Pit short of a revelati... ... stood for a moment on the threshold of the storm-doorways, turning up the collars of their sealskins, settling their hands in their muffs, and search... ...of the wet.’” The two friends stood a moment under the portico, their coat collars turned up, watching the scurrying in the street. “Well,” said Cress...

Excerpt: The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris.

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Mcteague : A Story of San Francisco

By: Frank Norris

...ris A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...on McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ghted down by cubes of ice, and china pigs and cows knee deep in layers of white beans. At one end of the street McTeague could see the huge power-hou... ..., the subservient provision men at their elbows, scribbling hastily in the order books. They all seemed to know one another, these grand ladies from t... ...hen we make der start, you childern will in der advance march. Dat is your orders. But we do not start,” he exclaimed, excitedly; “we remain. Ach Gott... ... enormous bone buttons—once a week, his linen shirts twice a week, and his collars and cuffs every second day. She broke him of the habit of eating wi... ... off at once. They took off their coats and vests, even their neckties and collars, and worked themselves into a lather of per- spiration for the sake...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. It was Sunday, and, according to his custom on that day, McTeague took his dinner at two in the afternoon at the car conductors? coffee-joint on Polk Street. He had a thick gray soup; heavy, underdone meat, very hot, on a cold plate; two kinds of vegetables; and a sort of suet pudding, full of strong butter and suga...

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Stalky & Co.

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ssics Series Publication Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...cs Series Publication Stalky & Co. by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...best, Safest, easiest and best— Expeditious, wise and best— T o obey your orders. Some beneath the further stars Bear the greater burden. Set to ser... ...key, what’s the matter? Are you hit?” McTurk’s lean face had turned pearly white; his mouth, generally half open, was tight shut, and his eyes blazed.... ...should devote myself for a week to their little performances. Boys of that order—and I may flatter myself, but I think I know boys—don’t join the Bug-... ...on’t like about you, Sefton, is, you come to the Coll. with your stick-up collars an’ patent-leather boots, an’ you think you can teach us something ... ... He touched his neck proudly. It was encircled by the stiffest of stick-up collars, which custom decreed could be worn only by the Sixth. And the Sixt...

...IN AMBUSH? ................................................................................................................................. 6 SLAVES OF THE LAMP ............................................................................................................... 29 AN UNSAVORY INTERLUDE ...............................................................................

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Plutarchs Lives Volume One

By: Hugh Clough

... Plutarch’s Lives – Volume One trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...lutarch’s Lives – Volume One trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...hat he should kill the Minotaur, he gave the pilot another sail, which was white, commanding him, as he returned, if Theseus were safe, to make use of... ..., and at his departure left a sum of money among the people of the island, ordering them to do sacrifice to Ariadne; and caused two little images to b... ... Then, as he had prom- ised, he laid down his regal power and proceeded to order a commonwealth, entering upon this great work not without advice from... ... two of them, and accom- panied the army, which were known by their brazen collars, 682 V olume One (the soldiers having caught them and put these ab... ...vision. For the allies carried away the golden bracelets, and armlets, and collars, and purple robes, and the Athenians had only the naked bodies of t...

.... 5 ROMULUS ........................................................................................................................... 34 COMPARISON OF ROMULUS WITH THESEUS .............................................................. 64 LYCURGUS .......................................................................................................................... 68 ...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...nrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...d A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...o the sunshine of the Plaza with 10 Nostromo her upright carriage and her white head; a relic of the past disregarded by men awaiting impatiently the... ...estal of for- est rising from the very edge of the shore. Amongst them the white head of Higuerota rises majestically upon the blue. Bare clusters of ... ...de Costaguana. Amongst these last he accounted as most unfavourable to the orderly working of his Company the frequent changes of government brought a... ... here.” Captain Mitchell was a thick, elderly man, wear- ing high, pointed collars and short side-whiskers, partial to white waistcoats, and really ve... ...atches.” The Minerva never let go her anchor that call. The superintendent ordered her out of the harbour at once. No cargo could be landed, of course...

Excerpt: Nostromo. A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad.

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...LASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...uplifters at the University Settlement in New York, and he had a beautiful white strong neck. He led a gig- gling class through the prisons, the chari... ...l man of thirty-six or -seven, with stolid brown hair, lips used to giving orders, eyes which followed everything good-naturedly, and clothes which yo... ...rise in the young Swedish farmers, and in a traveling man working over his order-blanks. But the older people, Yankees as well as Norwegians, Germans,... ...tapestry brick. One window of excellent clothes for men, interspersed with collars of floral pique which showed mauve daisies on a saffron ground. New... ...n the middle of the floor Kennicott was wrestling with Harry Haydock—their collars torn off, their hair in their eyes; and the owlish Mr. Julius Flick...

...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would...

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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

...CS SERIES PUBLICATION A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...SERIES PUBLICATION A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...course with the shades, unless one has made up one’s mind to write only in order to reprove mankind for what it is, or praise it for what it is not, o... ...nto play the extremities of emotions the debasing touch of insincerity. In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be car-... ...ous feature was a little cafe with curtained windows and a shabby front of white woodwork, corresponding with the squalor of these poorer quarters bor... ...ng set in. But indubitably it was a company, it had even a house-flag, all white with the letters F. C. T. C. artfully tangled up in a complicated mon... ...a recon- naissance right to my very table—I mean the one who wore stand-up collars. She was really calling upon my wife in the soft spirit of after- n...

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Father Goriot

By: Honoré de Balzac

... Father Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ther Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...triumphant. And you, too, will do the like; you who with this book in your white hand will sink back among the cushions of your armchair, and say to y... ...rdered by geraniums and ole- anders and pomegranates set in great blue and white glazed earthenware pots. Access into the graveled walk is afforded by... ...shionable quarters, are only to be seen lying in the gutter; the cuffs and collars were worn and frayed at the edges; ev- ery limp article of clothing... ...d soon unscrew it, take it to pieces, file it, oil and clean and set it in order, and put it back in its place again; “I am an old hand at it,” he use... ...d, as he gave the letter back to Christophe. “To the Rue du Helder. I have orders to give this into her hands myself.” “What is there inside it?” said...

...Excerpt: MME. VAUQUER (nee de Conflans) is an elderly person, who for the past forty years has kept a lodging-house in the Rue Nueve-Sainte-Genevieve, in the district that lies between the Latin Quarter and the Faubourg Saint-Marcel. Her house (known in the neighborhood as the Maison Vauquer) r...

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Some Reminiscences

By: Joseph Conrad

...S SERIES PUBLICATION Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ERIES PUBLICATION Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...course with the shades; unless one has made up one’s mind to write only in order to reprove mankind for what it is, or praise it for what it is not, o... ...nto play the extremities of emotions the debasing touch of insincerity. In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be carr... ...ous feature was a little cafe with curtained windows and a shabby front of white woodwork, corresponding with the squalor of these poorer quar- ters b... ... set in. But indubitably it was a com- pany, it had even a house-flag, all white with the letters F.C.T.C. artfully tangled up in a complicated monogr... ...d a reconnaissance right to my very table—I mean the one who wore stand-up collars. She was really calling upon my wife in the soft spirit of after- n...

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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...ies Publication Dombey & Son Volume 1 by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is fur... ... Publication Dombey & Son Volume 1 by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...say. Don’t touch him!’ The child glanced keenly at the blue coat and stiff white cravat, which, with a pair of creaking boots and a very loud ticking ... ...imes perceived in her hair; and it was observed by the curious, of all her collars, frills, tuckers, wristbands, and other gossamer articles—indeed of... ...s being with much ceremony invested with the Dombey baby, as if it were an Order, resigned her own, with many tears and kisses, to Jemima. Glasses of ... ...hick, ‘why, the very best of everything will be at your disposal. You will order your little dinner every day; and anything you take a fancy to, I’m s... ...t walking, unlike all other young gentlemen, in the largest possible shirt-collars, and the stiffest possible cravats. It was so classical, she said. ...

...Excerpt: Dombey sat in the corner of the darkened room in the great arm-chair by the bedside, and Son lay tucked up warm in a little basket bedstead, carefully disposed on a low settee immediately in front of the fire and close to it, as if his con...

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The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

...r by Charlotte Brontë A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Professor by Charlotte Brontë is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ics Series Publication The Professor by Charlotte Brontë is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...h its irid, but I watched in vain for a glimpse of soul. I am no Oriental; white necks, carmine lips and cheeks, clusters of bright curls, do not suff... ...t thirty-five, with a face at once sly and heavy, hastened to execute this order; he laid the letters on the desk, and I was soon seated at it, and en... ...elf-denying economy; husbanding my monthly allowance with anxious care, in order to obviate the danger of being forced, in some moment of future exige... ...“Yes, yes, you can work with Berlin wools, and embroider handkerchiefs and collars—that will do little for you.” Mdlle. Henri’s lips were unclosed to ... ...ly , and tumbled dresses in costly silk and satin, of the large unbecoming collars in ex- pensive lace; of the ill-cut coats and strangely fashioned p...

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