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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...e of any kind. Any per- son 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. War and Peace: Book Ten by Leo Tolstoy, the Pennsylvania State ... ...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... ... opportunity university. 3 Tolstoy War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy BOOK TEN: 1812 CHAPTER I NAPOLEON BEGAN THE WA R with Russia because he could not res... ...r they stand in the social hierarchy the less are they free. The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their per- sonal interests have vanish... ...id the actual fighting. The cause of the destruction of the French army in 1812 is clear to us now. No one will deny that that cause was, on the 4 Wa... ...that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills! After Smolensk Napoleon sought a battle beyond ...

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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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