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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...

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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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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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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...arge 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 Stat... ...contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , ... ... ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them.... ...wars ensued, which have of late only been terminated. In the course of these conflicts the United States received great injury from several of the par... ...r a wise policy the debts contracted in our Revolution and during the War of 1812 have been happily extinguished. By a judicious application of the re... ...a great people through prosperity and peace and through the shock of foreign conflicts and the perils of domestic strife and vicissitudes. By the Fath...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...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. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, the Pennsylvania State University... ...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... ...uplifted soul, now blossoming into a new life. 342 War & Peace BOOK NINE: 1812 CHAPTER I FROM THE CLOSE of the year 1811 intensified arming and conce... ...ied arming and concentrating of the forces of Western Europe began, and in 1812 these forces-millions of men, reckoning those transporting and feeding... ...ince 1811 Russian forces had been similarly drawn. On the twelfth of June, 1812, the forces of Western Europe crossed the Russian frontier and war beg... ...at manipulates lifeless objects, but every- thing results from innumerable conflicts of various wills! After Smolensk Napoleon sought a battle beyond ... ... of Mos- cow that followed it and the flight of the French without further conflicts, is one of the most instructive phenom- ena in history. All histo... ...historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct resul...

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