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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

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 Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey, t... ...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... ...h the two earliest of the three, viz., the immor- tal Williams’ murders of 1812. The act and the actor are each separately in the highest degree inter... ...he highest degree interesting; and, as forty- two years have elapsed since 1812, it cannot be supposed that either is known circumstantially to the me... ...earts of men, as that exterminating murder, by which, during the winter of 1812, John Williams in one hour, smote two houses with emptiness, extermina... ... own memories, unsupported by a grand traditional history of persecutions— conflicts—and martyrdoms, lurking moreover in blind al- leys, holes, corner...

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Miscellaneous Essays

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. Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Sta... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them.... ...roblem until further knowledge should enable me to solve it. At length, in 1812, Mr. Williams made his début on the stage of Ratcliffe High- way, and ... ...ead he 42 was not; and of that we soon had ocular proof. One morn- ing in 1812, an amateur surprised us with the news that he had seen T oad-in-the-h... ...of its sentimental incidents. Being as old as the valleys at the dinner of 1812, naturally he was as old as the hills at the Thug dinner of 1838. He h... ...hich were gradually moulding the destinies of Christendom, with the vulgar conflicts of ordinary warfare, which are oftentimes but gladiatorial trials...

...Excerpt: From my boyish days I had always felt a great perplexity on one point in Macbeth. It was this: the knocking at the gate, which succeeds to the murder of Duncan, produced to my feelings an effect for which I never could account. The effect was, that it reflected back upon the murder a peculiar a...

...Contents On the Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth....................................................4 On Murder, Considered as One of the Fine Arts .........................................9 LECTURE....................................................................

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The Third Part of Henry the Sixth

By: William Shakespeare

...ford all a- brest 13 Charg’d our maine Battailes Front: and breaking in, 14 Were by the Swords of common Souldiers slaine. 15 Ed... ...d so doe I, victorious Prince of Yorke. 27 Before I see thee seated in that Throne, 28 Which now the House of Lancaster vsurpes, 29 ... ...st me then, sweet Warwick, and I will, 34 For hither we haue broken in by force. 35 Norf. Wee’le all assist you: he that flyes, shall... ...rule a while, 1811 Yet Heau’ns are iust, and Time suppresseth Wrongs. 1812 Warw. Iniurious Margaret. 1813 Edw. And why not Queene... ... of this young Richmond: 2482 So doth my heart mis- giue me, in these Conflicts, 2483 What may befall him, to his harme and ours. 2484 Th...

...rooke retreat, Chear?d up the drouping Army, and himselfe. Lord Clifford and Lord Stafford all abrest Charg?d our maine Battailes Front: and breaking in, Were by the Swords of common Souldiers slaine. Edw. Lord Staffords Father, Duke of Buckingham, Is either slaine or wounded dangerous. I cleft his Beauer with a down- right blow: That this is true (Father) behold his blood...

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A House of Gentlefolk

By: Ivan S. Turgenev

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...Excerpt: Chapter 1. A bright spring day was fading into evening. High overhead in the clear heavens small rosy clouds seemed hardly to move across the sky but to be sinking into its depths of blue. In a handsome house in one of the outlying streets of the government town of O---- (it was in the year 184...

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The Poems of Goethe Translated in the Original Metres

By: Edgar Alfred Bowring

...The Poems of Goethe Translated in the original metres by Edgar Alfred Bowring A Penn State Electronic Clas... ...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 Poems of Goethe, trans. Edgar Alfred Bowring, the Pennsylva... ...irst kiss she gave, On the greensward, to me,— Something I see! Is it she? 1812. 75 Goethe Premature Spring. Days full of rapture, Are ye renew’ d ?—... ...t thou more? Those feelings never-dying My spirit aid to soar From earthly conflicts trying; Sleep on! what wouldst thou more? From earthly conflicts ...

............................................................................................................................................... 39 Lover in All Shapes. ..................................................................................................................................................... 40 The Goldsmith?s Apprentice. ................................

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Memorials and Other Papers

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. Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvan... ...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... ... (those two of them especially which so profoundly impressed the nation in 1812) were in themselves, for dramatic effect, the most impressive on recor... ... currish of enemies. Those who fancied so much adventurousness in the lion conflicts of Mr. Gordon Cumming appear never to have read the missionary tr... ...eculiar denomination are also those which record its hon- orable political conflicts; so that his own connection, through his religious brotherhood, w... ...; and my health grew distressingly worse. Then it was, after dreadful self-conflicts, that I took the unhappy resolution of 80 Memorials, and Other P... ...he Russian service as mere private sec- retary to Admiral Tchitchagoff, in 1812, had, in a space of three years, insinuated himself into the favor of ... ... inter- nal evidence of his book, which brings down affairs below the year 1812, that his information was collected somewhere about 1810. We must carr...

...ouse exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in having brought together so widely scattered a collection--a difficulty which in my own hands by too painful an experience I had found from nervous depression to be absolutely insurmountable; secondly, in having made me a p...

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Adventures in the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...ille A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...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. Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville, the Penn... ... 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 British cruiser, and, after seeing ... ...nes were heard high above the low, smooth voice of the captain. Of all his conflicts with the men, this was the first in which Jermin had been worsted...

Excerpt: Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville.

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

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...zac, dealing as he did with traits of character and the minute and daily circumstances of life, has never been accused of representing actual persons in the two or three thousand portraits which he painted of human nature....

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

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. Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Jame... ...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... ...Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life The civil war caused by the Constitution of 1812 in Spain, whither this energetic man had betaken himself, enabled him ... ...or his own passions or interests. It was one of those obscure but terrible conflicts on which are ex- pended in marches and countermarches, in strateg... .... It was from this intimacy that she derived her knowledge of poisons. “In 1812 and in 1816 she spent two years in prison for placing girls under age ...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...Henry Reeve A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reev... ...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... ...ained within the document or for the file as an elec- tronic transmission, in any way. Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocquevi... ...he United States is the com- mander-in-chief of the militia. In the war of 1812 the Presi- dent ordered the militia of the Northern States to march to... ...asioned by the despotism of the majority occurred at Baltimore in the year 1812. At that time the war was very popular in Baltimore. A jour- nal which... ...o disprove its right *See the conduct of the Northern States in the war of 1812. “During that war,” says Jefferson in a letter to General Lafayette, “... ... supremacy exercised by the majority; they never sustain any but necessary conflicts with it. They take no share in the altercations of parties, but t...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of...

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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

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...pt: William Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great arena of modern poetry, and the glory of the human intellect, was born at Stratford-upon- Avon, in the county of Warwick, in the year 1564, and upon some day, not precisely ascertained, in the month of April. It is certain that he was baptized on the 25th; and from that fact, combined with some shadow of a tradition, Ma...

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