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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...TA A A A ATE TE TE TE TE E E E E ELE LE LE LE LECTR CTR CTR CTR CTRO O O O ON N N N NI I I I IC C C C C C C C C CL L L L LA A A A AS S S S SS S S S SI... ...P P P PU U U U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle... ... U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a public... ...h Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ... 7 Decembre, 1789.) welcomed by National As- sembly, though they are but a London Club; whom Burke and Toryism eye askance. On thee too, for country’s... ...th him, after the manner 135 Thomas Carlyle of a whirlblast, whither they listed!—Enough, it were well the King did not go. Lafayette is forewarned a... ...y did they not, in the name of Heaven, let the Korff Berline go whither it listed! Nameless incoherency, incompatibility, perhaps prodigies at which t... ...r daily and hourly desertions, which an Editor must daily record, of whole Companies, and even Regiments, crying Vive le Roi, vive la Reine, and march... ...y, gone down with old Marshal Maille to review the troops; and the nearest companies of them an- swer so. Her Majesty bursts into a stream of tears. Y...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume Two).

...Contents VOLUME II.?THE CONSTITUTION ...................................................................................................................... 6 BOOK 2.I. THE FEAST OF PIKES .............................................................

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...dited with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furnish... ...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... ...nothing that he could use. ‘I have sometimes been obliged to run half over London, in order to fix a date correctly.’ He agonized over his work with t... ... of the scholar amid the elegant comfort of Buckingham House. He is intent on his book before the fire. Then the approach of the King, lighted on his ... ...ne must reckon in considering any important matter of his day. His love of London is but a part of his hunger for men. ‘The happiness of London is not... ...anionship with a great and friendly man. The Life of Johnson is not a book on first ac- quaintance to be read through from the first page to the end. ... ...for these articles is doubled, and sometimes tripled. I have, there- fore, listed Dr. Samuel Johnson in some of my memorandums of the principal plante... ...be a fine talker; so he goes to Buxton, and such places, where he may find companies to listen to him. And, Sir, he is a valetudinarian, one of those ... ...e of this, Sir Joshua observed, was, that his common con- versation in all companies was such as to se- cure him universal attention, as something abo...

...ment 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 with matters which were of greater importance in Boswell?s day than now. I have kept in mind an old habit, common enough, I dare say, among its devotees, of opening the book ...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

... Series Publication Celt and Saxon by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...chase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner of those marches, the Squire Adister, who... ... shy it away is an incident so uncommon, that if we can but pause to dwell on the singularity of the act, we are unlikely to abjure our fellowship wit... ...or others, that when we have submitted our persons to the charge of public companies, immediately, as if the renouncing of our independence into their... ... He would rather have looked upon the desert under a sand-storm, or upon a London sub- urb yet he looked thirstingly. Each variation of landscape of t... ... that took the first leap for the Cambrian highlands, up to his arrival in London, scarcely one of his ‘ideas’ darted out before Patrick, as they were... ...sion running.’ She gazed at Patrick as if to intimate that he might be en- listed, and said: ‘It will be to Caroline. She will break it to her uncle.’... ... Rockney’s was new to a land where the politi- cal opinions of Joint Stock Companies had rattled Jovian thunders obedient to the nod of Bull. Though n...

...Excerpt: A young Irish gentleman of the numerous clan O?Donnells, and a Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landowner...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ORY by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the ... ...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... ...IS XV. Chapter 1.1.I. Louis the Well-Beloved. President Henault, remarking on royal Surnames of Honour how difficult it often is to ascertain not only... ...ires de M. le Baron Besenval (Paris, 1805), ii. 59- 90.) But for the rest, on green field and steepled city, the May sun shines out, the May evening f... ...nd said little or nothing. (Weber, Memoires concernant Marie- Antoinette (London, 1809), i. 22.) So it has lasted for the better half of a fortnight;... ...f all kinds, for he had written Academic Prize Essays, struggled for India Companies, given dinners to Philosophes, and ‘realised a fortune in twenty ... ...s; Books on the Prussian Monarchy, on Cagliostro, on Calonne, on the Water Companies of Paris:—each book comparable, we will say, to a bituminous alar... ...ve; and roll away with him, after the manner of a whirlblast, whither they listed!—Enough, it were well the King did not go. Lafayette is forewarned a... ...y did they not, in the name of Heaven, let the Korff Berline go whither it listed! Nameless incoherency, incompatibility, perhaps prodigies at which t...

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...Contents THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY.......................................................................................................... 12 VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE ...............................................................

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF by WILLIAM MAKEPEA... ...M MAKEPEACE THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty ... ........................................ 118 CHAPTER XIV WE RIDE AFTER HIM TO LONDON. ...................................................................... .......................................................... 179 CHAPTER V I GO ON THE VIGO BA Y EXPEDITION, TASTE SAL T-W A TER AND SMELL POWDER. ........... .......................................... 293 CHAPTER II I GO HOME, AND HARP ON THE OLD STRING . .......................................................... ...n America because I am, Y our obliged friend and servant, W. M. Thackeray. London, October 18, 1852. 6 Henry Esmond PREFACE. THE ESMONDS OF VIRGINIA.... ...ty small feet which she was fond of showing, with great gold clocks to her stockings, and white pantofles with red heels; and an odor of musk was shoo... ...oney and ill-treated her and her children. The girl died; one of the boys ‘listed; the other had gone apprentice. Old Mr. Rogers, the clerk, said he h... ...ew that one was devoted to us. The Governor of the Tower was ours; the two companies on duty at Kensington barrack were safe; and we had intelligence,...

...Excerpt: The writer of a book which copies the manners and language of Queen Anne?s time, must not omit the Dedication to the Patron; and I ask leave to inscribe this volume to your Lordship, for the sake of the great kindness and fri...

...CE. ........................................................................................................................................ 6 BOOK I THE EARLY YOUTH OF HENRY ESMOND, UP TO THE TIME OF HIS LEAVING TRINITY COLLEGE, IN CAMBRIDGE.....................................................................................11 CHAPTER I AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF ESMOND ...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

... Joseph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...UBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ... document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...im with his first dog. I saw Stephen Crane a few days after his arrival in London. I saw him for the last time on his last day in England. It was in D... ... such a man existed. I remembered only that not long before he had visited London. The recollection was rather of a cloud of insignificant printed wor... ... head sea and bound for the gateway of Dover Straits. Singly, and in small companies of two and three, they emerged from the dull, colourless, sunless... ...In my time I have never been able to detect any faint hearts in the ships’ companies with whom I have served in vari- ous capacities. But I reflected ... ...er officers are responsible. It would have been won- derful if she had not listed with such a hole in her side. Even the Aquitania with such an openin...

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....... 32 STEPHEN CRANE?A NOTE WITHOUT DATES?1919 ......................................................................................... 46 TALES OF THE SEA?1898 ....................................................................................................................................... 49 AN OBSERVER IN MALAYA?1898..................................................

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