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A House of Gentlefolk

By: Ivan S. Turgenev

...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. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A House of Gentlefolk by Ivan Turgenev, the Pennsylvania State ... ...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.... ... the money sent him, promised to return quickly—and did not come. The year 1812 at last summoned him home from abroad. When they met again, after six ... ...ure. He imagined also that the change in Lisa was the result of her inward conflicts, her doubts as to what answer to give Panshin. One day she brough...

...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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Biographical 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. Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ...den peripetteia, in the revolutionary catastrophe, and in the tu- multuous conflicts, through persons or through situations, of the tragic drama. Ther... ...om visited London, and Lamb so seldom quitted it. Somewhere about 1810 and 1812 I must have met Lamb repeatedly at the Courier Office in the Strand; t...

...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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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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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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