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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...ication North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope, the Pennsylvania... ..................................... 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES ................................................................ .............................. 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES ....................................................................... ......................... 226 CHAPTER XI: THE LA W COURTS AND LA WYERS OF THE UNITED STATES ........................................... 242 CHAPTER XII: ... ...a, wood (?), glass, pottery wares, leather, paper, iron, steel, lead, tin, copper, zinc, brass, gold and silver, horn, ivory, bone, bristles, wholly o... ...n ignorance of religion as is to be found in some of our manufacturing and mining districts, and also, alas! in some of our agri- 334 North America V...

........................................................................................................................................ 30 CHAPTER III: THE CAUSES OF THE WAR .......................................................................................................... 47 CHAPTER IV: WASHINGTON TO ST. LOUIS ............................................................

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...he Air by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...y H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...n with war, the smash-up of civilization is inevitable. It is chaos or the United States of the World for mankind. There is no other choice. Ten years... ...ntity of seventeen ounces to the ton. But the whole story of her submarine mining, intensely interesting as it is, must be told at some other time; su... ...the whisper, “They are really gentlemen,” and then dollop, dollop came the coppers in the hat. Sometimes even silver. It was all income; no outgoings,... ...ness of equipment and military efficiency. The great powers were first the United States, a nation ad- dicted to commerce, but roused to military nece... ... The Prince was on the point of issuing orders to drop earthward and trail copper lightning chains when the news of the aeroplane attack came to him. ...

Excerpt: The War in the Air by H. G. Wells.

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

... and Other Essays by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...ge 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... ...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... ...ained within the docu ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. What Is Man and Other Essays by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens... ...e cannot be educated into gold.” O.M. There are gold men, and tin men, and copper men, and leaden mean, and steel men, and so on—and each has the limi... ...grew with a rush; it brought inspiration and cheer with it. Midnight saw a united community, full of zeal and pluck, and with a clearly defined and we... ... debtors for shillings and cop pers; being sued himself for shillings and coppers; and act ing as confederate to a neighbor who tried to rob the tow... ... something less robust to do, and find it. I know the argot and the quartz mining and milling industry famil iarly; and so whenever Bret Harte introd... ...y have ever served that trade. I have been a “pocket” miner—a sort of gold mining not findable in any but one little spot in the world, so far as I kn...

...................................................................................................................................................... 4 THE DEATH OF JEAN ............................................................................................................................................ 75 THE TURNING-POINT OF MY LIFE .....................................

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publicat... ...tate University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpos... ...nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. N... ...h the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmi... ... beings. It ain’t any use to tell me a bluejay hasn’t got a sense of humor, because I know better. And memory, too. They brought jays here from all ov... ...d struc- ture, with a towerlike spire adorned with all sorts of gro- tesque images. The inner walls of the church were placarded with large mural tabl... ...as 103 A Tramp Abroad clear as crystal, and is tempered to 28 degrees Re’aumur (about 95 degrees Fahrenheit). Sunk into the floor, by the tub, is a c... ...ew,” and seen them throw themselves down in exhausted attitudes for a rest in that commanding situation. In Nevada I used to see the children play at ... ...appear in these tables, but they are scattered so widely over the country that they furnish a 277 A Tramp Abroad good general average of city health ...

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The Octopus a Story of California

By: Frank Norris

...ssics Series Publication enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris is a publication of the... ...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... ...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... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris, the Pennsy... ...- hind the mosquito-bar on the front porch, reading “David 20 The Octopus Copperfield,” and gorging himself with dried prunes. Annixter—after the two... ... had been his ambition to represent his native State—North Carolina—in the United States Senate. Calhoun was his “great man,” but in two succes- sive ... ...e chances, to hazard every- thing on the hopes of colossal returns. In the mining days at Placerville there was no more redoubtable poker player in th... ...porch, pre- cisely as Presley had found him the day before, reading “David Copperfield” and stuffing himself with dried prunes. When he recognised Mag... ...ommission is a railroad board, and reverses all our figures?” The one-time mining king, the most redoubtable poker player of Calaveras County, permitt...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...y H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION War and the Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publicatio... ...uture: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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 the Future by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...are affable. I had but recently had an encounter with an imported Colonial statesman, who was being adver- tised like a soap as the coming saviour of ... ...insisting upon high security or high freights. The control of British coal-mining and shipping is in the national interests—for international interest... ...ght!—the shells march, are shaped, cut, fitted with 74 War and the Future copper bands, calibrated, polished, varnished…. Then we go on to another sy... ...war on that level might be as tedious as the South African war. But if the United States preferred to go into Mexican affairs with what I may perhaps ... ...rought upon the western front. These are Britain, France, Germany, and the United States of America. Less certainly equal to the effort are Italy, Jap...

Excerpt: War and the Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells.

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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. Nei ther the Pennsylvania St... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Life on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) ,... ...and shouted out— “Whoo oop! I’m the old original iron jawed, brass mounted, copper bellied corpse maker from the wilds of Arkansaw!—Look at me! I’m t... ...of them that you are allowed to run at all down stream. There’s a law of the United States against it. The river may be rising by the time we get to 1... ..., he promptly resented even the merest sugges tions. Indeed, the law of the United States forbade him to listen to commands or suggestions, rightly c... ...n Irishman lager for a month, and he’s a dead man. An Irishman is lined with copper, and the beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is ... ... case anybody wanted it done. I had a contract to survey a route for a great mining ditch in California, and I was on my way thither, by sea—a three o...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...et Free by H.G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The World Set Free by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ... land a poor little League of (Allied) Nations (excluding the 5 H G Wells United States, Russia, and most of the ‘subject peoples’ of the world), mee... ... quick- ened his fire by blowing, and his simple tools, pointed first with copper and then with iron, increased and varied and became more elaborate a... ..., he added first one metal to his resources and then another, until he had copper and tin and iron and lead and gold and silver to supplement his ston... ...o- posed to fire shot out of corked iron bottles full of heated water. The mining of coal for fuel, the smelting of iron upon a larger scale than men ... ...llows, come and scrap the mint!’ In the year 1955 the suicide rate for the United States of America quadrupled any previous record. There was an enor-...

Excerpt: The World Set Free by H. G. Wells.

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...OMAS DE QUINCEY AUTHOR OF CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER, ETC. ETC. IN TWO VOLUMES. V V V V VOL. II. OL. II. OL. II. OL. II. OL. II. A PENN STA... ...says and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ... is thus al- ready made to what is technically known as Voluntaryism. TheUnited Secession,’ that is the old collective body of Scottish Dissenters, ... ...uation, combined with one of their two characteristic principles. The same United Secession journal openly anticipates an- other and more diffusive re... ... his account of a Lybian nation, that the women and girls universally wore copper rings about their ankles. And at an after period, these ornaments we... ..., and had little pendu- lous cylinders of gold, (in the poorer classes, of copper,) so contrived as to make a jingling sound on the least motion of th... ...g, as regarded philosophy, any internal principle of gravitation or deter- mining impulse to draw him in one direction rather than another, was left t...

...Contents SECESSION FROM THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ................................................................ 4 TOILETTE OF THE HEBREW LADY........................................................................................ 43 CHARLEMAGNE........

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...Classics Series Publication Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State University, E... ..., doctors, agents for ma- chinery, for emery wheels, for wire fencing, for mining- stock. Their gold signs shone on the windows. The en- trance was to... ...ght expensive ties “and could pay cash for ‘em, too, by golly;” and at the United Cigar Store, with its crimson and gold alertness, he reflected, “Won... ...powerful Mazda globe, his face hot, his shirt-front a glar- ing white, the copper sink a scoured red-gold. He tasted the sacred essence. “Now, by goll... ...tfully cool and fragrant! For a fact, you never hooked such double-decked, copper-riv- eted. two-fisted smoke enjoyment! Go to a pipe—speed-o-quick li... ...The next week-end he came in joyously with, “Say, Dad, why couldn’t I take mining engineering instead of the 268 Babbitt academic course? You talk ab...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-...

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dick... ... Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document fil... ...ument file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his o... ...ssoci- ated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material con- tained within the document or for the file as an e... ...otel-advertisement is personally addressed to me, no hotel-room tapestried with great-coats and railway wrappers is set apart for me, no house of publ... ... the Charles Dickens 42 male sex, in a checked shirt and without a coat, reading a newspaper; now, it was a man crimp and a woman crimp, who always i... ... this matter. I travel by railroad. I start from home at seven or eight in the morning, after breakfasting hurriedly. What with skim- ming over the op... ...r’s name before him was Chips, and they were all Chipses. And Chips the father had sold himself to the Devil for an iron pot and a bushel of tenpenny ... ...d half a ton of copper and a rat that could speak; and Chips the grandfather had sold him- self to the Devil for an iron pot and a bushel of tenpenny ...

Excerpt: The Uncommercial Traveler by Charles Dickens.

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...d A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylv... ...ed backwards and forwards in a rocking-chair of the sort exported from the United States. The ceiling of the largest drawing-room of the Casa Gould ex... ...e for a country where they come impoverished to seek their for- tunes, the mining population of San Tome, etc… .” and ended with the declaration: “The... ...ith many arguments and entreaties, but without success. He knew nothing of mining; he had no means to put his concession on the European market; the m... ...by the infinitely graduated shades of reddish-brown, of blackish-brown, of coppery-brown backs, as the two shifts, stripped to linen drawers and leath... ... hilt of the sabre standing upright between his legs. The white plume, the coppery tint of his broad face, the blue-black of the moustaches under the ...

Excerpt: Nostromo. A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad.

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Sta... ...ersate diurne; Especially nocturnâ. In these assassinations of princes and statesmen, there is nothing to excite our wonder; important changes often d... ...ther, warm already, became warmer; culinary and meta- physical irritations united to derange his liver: he took to his bed, and died. Such is the comm... ...hat was a trifle by comparison with the more fearful revolutions that were mining below the Church. By her own internal schisms, by the abominable spe... ...ted together by cords of superstition. What else was it but her constancy, united with her angelic gentleness, that drove the fanatic English soldier—... ...on name for the public bath, which was made of cop- per; in our navy, “the coppers” is a name for the boilers. “No- body believes in such tales except...

...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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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...ics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...rwin quickened the thought of the world. Those were all perfect and static States, a balance of happi- ness won for ever against the forces of unrest ... ...oilsome or dangerous land with never a household; there will be regions of mining and smelt- ing, black with the smoke of furnaces and gashed and deso... ...its of energy, the grand total of work upon which the social fabric of the United States or England rests, it would be found that a vastly preponderat... ...sibilities of Utopian labour laws. We should examine our remaining change, copper coins of an appearance orna- mental rather than reassuring, and we s... ... civilised State—even that compendium of old- fashioned Individualism, the United States of America—is now disposed to admit the necessity of that pro...

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Bureaucracy

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Bureaucracy by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Worm... ...d prevented all ameliorations of home rule. In Austria, where many diverse united nations present so many conflicting interests to be conciliated and ... ... with that of registra- tion and the management of domains. Thus Rabourdin united in one centre all divisions that were allied in nature. The mortgage... ...ortune. Special careers, such as civil and military engineering, the navy, mining, and the pro- fessorial chair were all fenced about by strict regula... ...Transon, Godard and company, borers and burrowers, who proved their under- mining power in the thirtieth year of this century. But now it is time to s... ...ng, fault-finding old housekeeper of a civil service on God’s earth. Not a copper farthing of the nation’s money is spent or hoarded that is not order...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Rabourdin household in Paris, where men of thought and study bear a certain likeness to one another, living as they do in a common centre, you must have met with several resembling Monsieur Rabourdin, whose acquaintance w...

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The Village Rector

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Village Rector by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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 Village Rector by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Presco... ...ghing. At the close of his third year Sauviat added the hawking of tin and copper ware to that of his pottery. In 1793 he was able to buy a chateau so... ...Auvergnat settled at Limoges, where he married, in 1797, the daughter of a coppersmith, a widower, named Champagnac. When his father-in-law died he bo... ...ntly at Veronique as she returned to her seat from the altar where she had united herself with God,—a moment when she appeared to all the parish in he... ...f all chance of the episcopate. 38 The Village Rector This eminent priest united in himself great Christian mod- esty and a noble character. Without ... ...r naval engineering, artillery, or staff duty, or the civil engineering of mining, and ponts et chaussees.* By your advice, I chose the latter. * Depa...

Excerpt: The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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England, My England

By: D. H. Lawrence

...ies Publication England, My England by D. H. Lawrence is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. England, My England by D. H. Lawrence, the Pennsylvania State U... ...my child, that I may see him with my child in his arms, and that we may be united in holy family love. Ah, my Alfred, can I tell you how I miss you, h... ...n to close on the road, he was entering the straggling, formless, desolate mining village, that he knew of old. On the left was a little space set bac... ...ing for her pocket handkerchief. ‘He left me when Maryann was a baby, went mining to America, and after about six months never wrote a line nor sent m... ...puts up a darn good fight. Darn me if I could find a woman in all the darn States as could get me down like that. Wonderful fine woman 125 England, M... ...ered up her sodden clothes, gently, and put them in a separate heap on the copper-top in the scullery. It was six o’clock on the clock. His own watch ...

...Excerpt: He was working on the edge of the common, beyond the small brook that ran in the dip at the bottom of the garden, carrying the garden path in continuation from the plank bridge on to the common. He had cut the rough turf and bracken, leaving t...

...Tickets, Please .................................................................................................................................. 35 The Blind Man ................................................................................................................................. 47 Monkey Nuts .....................................................................

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...A Journey to the Interior of the Earth By Jules Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicatio... ...es Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...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... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne, the Penn... ...bly injure a specimen by his too great ardour in handling it; but still he united the genius of a true geolo- gist with the keen eye of the mineralogi... ..., coloured with delicate shades of green, ran in winding course threads of copper and man- ganese, with traces of platinum and gold. I thought, what r... ...e to the light of the sun by rending asunder the huge arches of rock which united over my head, buttressing each other with impregnable strength? Who ... ...n. “This will do it,” I said. “It will,” replied my uncle. By midnight our mining preparations were over; the charge was rammed into the hole, and the... ...ourney to the Interior of the Earth all the principal cities in the United States! But there was one ‘dead fly’ amidst all this glory and honour; one ...

...Excerpt: While the translation is fairly literal, and Malleson (a clergyman) has taken pains with the scientific portions of the work and added the chapter headings, he has made some emendations concerning Biblical references of his own, li...

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Dynevor Terrace

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...DYNEVOR TERRACE: OR THE CLUE OF LIFE BY THE AUTHOR OF ‘THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFE,’ CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. V V V V VOL OL O... ...I A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Dynevor Terrace: or The Clue of Life, Volume One by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of the P... ...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. Dynevor Terrace: or The Clue of Life, Volume One by Charlotte M... ...and then to sleep. They are capital people. Dobbs is superintendent of the copper and tin works—a thoroughly right-minded man, with a nice, lady- 30 ... ... that mines were a tender sub- ject, the eager speaker became certain that copper must exist in the neighbourhood, and what an employment it would aff... ...rsation. Some information had been wanted about the terms of labour in the mining districts, and Louis’s visit to Illershall enabled him to throw ligh... ...that afternoon, bringing his sister with him, for he had not withstood the united voices that entreated him to become Fitzjocelyn’s tutor during the v... ... Oliver Dynevor reiterated requests for an intelligent man conversant with mining operations, and Oliver had indicated a person whom he remembered at ...

...Excerpt: An ancient leafless stump of a horse-chestnut stood in the middle of a dusty field, bordered on the south side by a row of houses of some pretension. Against this stump, a pretty delicate fair girl of seventeen, whose short lilac sleeves revealed slender white arms, and her ti...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ...us yellow. The buildings were as ill- assorted, as temporary-looking, as a mining-camp street in the motion-pictures. The railroad station was a one- ... ...ys could function; that boys who were not compounded of the gutter and the mining-camp were mol- lycoddles and unhappy. She had taken this for granted... ...rnished a fender, removed from beneath the back seat the debris of gloves, copper wash- ers, crumpled maps, dust, and greasy rags. Winter noons he wan... ...re to be illuminated by a ray from offstage. The high light was a polished copper pot filled with primroses. Less clearly she sketched the Grimm drawi... ...ch Carol derived from them were: Lincoln was a celebrated president of the United States, but in his youth extremely poor. James J. Hill was the best-...

...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohi...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

...n King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...le, 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 anyo... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic trans mission, in any way. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Sa... ...and stature of the individual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and th... ...acks of hide by hand, at the rate of a ton a day; but I had begun to put the mining on a scientific basis as early as I could. Yes, I had made pretty... ...ree sects, so that they will police each other, as had been the case in the United States in my time. Concentration of power in a po litical machin... ...f moisture hath he started yet, even so much as might qualify as mist upon a copper mirror an ye count not the barrel of sweat he sweateth betwixt sun... ...f war, and wallow in details of battle and siege, of supply, transportation, mining and countermining, grand tactics, big strategy and little strategy...

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Diana of the Crossways

By: George Meredith

...rge Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...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... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith, the Pennsylvania Sta... ...h men and English women! though it’s putting the cart before the horse—the copper pen- nies where the gold guineas should be. So here’s the gentle- ma... ...Copsley raised an exclamation of, ‘Oh! that those two had been or could be united!’ She was conscious of a mystic symbolism in the prayer. She was not... ...at somehow you contrive to get the pick of us in the girls! If ever we ‘re united, ‘twill be by a trick of circumvention of that sort, pretty sure. Th... ...nown.’ She hinted at the peccant City Company. ‘I think I have checked the mining mania, as I did the railway,’ said he; ‘and so far it was a public s... ...onest! And he was not the only trickster preying on the multitudinous poor copper crowd, rightly to be protected by the silver and the golden. Revelat...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Of Diaries and Diarists Touching The Heroine. Among the diaries beginning with the second quarter of our century, there is frequent mention of a lady then becoming famous for her beauty and her wit: ?an unusual combination,? in the deliberate syllables of on...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume Two

By: Alexandre Dumas

...wo by Alexandre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of... ...he Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...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 Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas, the Pe... ...one, but who, nevertheless, possessed a fund of knowledge and penetration, united with a will as powerful as ever although clogged by a body rendered ... ...arino, when the Greek government was consolidated, he asked of King Otho a mining grant for that district, which was given him. Hence that immense for... ...w I ex- isted when it was arranged by your two families that you should be united. I have no enmity against M. Franz, and promise you the pun- ishment... ... from two deep dishes which were covered and placed on a stove, and from a copper pan placed in an old iron pot. In an adjoining room Andrea saw also ... ...f his pistols; but he simply heard the sound of the bolts sliding in their copper rings. It was only a precaution. The nocturnal visitor, ignorant of ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort. We will now relate what was passing in the house of the king?s attorney after the departure of Madame Danglars and her daughter, and during the time of the conversation between Maximilian and Valentine, which we have just detailed. M. de Villefort entered his f...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...ne by Alexandre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of... ...he Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...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 Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas, the Pe... ... word,” said Caderousse, from whose mind the friendly treatment of Dantes, united with the effect of the excellent wine he had partaken of, had efface... ...ized the dream of Machiavelli and Caesar Borgia, which was to make Italy a united kingdom.” “Monsieur,” returned the inspector , “providence has chang... ... have come out fifteen feet from where I intended. I took the wall you are mining for the outer wall of the fortress.” “But then you would be close to... ...ve given me some useful information.” “To Auteuil!” cried Bertuccio, whose copper complexion became livid — “I go to Auteuil?” “Well, what is there su... ...ing, and drawing from his pocket a pair of steel pliers and a small set of copper scales, he took the stone out of its setting, and weighed it careful...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Marseilles -- The Arrival. On the 24th of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d?If...

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Aaron's Rod

By: D. H. Lawrence

...sics Series Publication Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ...painted green, quite fresh, very clean, the floor was red tiles. The wash- copper of red bricks was very red, the mangle with its put-up board was whi... ...he little room was hot. Aaron rose and opened a square ventilator over the copper, letting in a stream of cold air, 12 Aaron’s Rod which was grateful... ...al characters. Only en masse the metal is all Britannia. In an ugly little mining town we find the odd ones just as distinct as anywhere else. Only it... ...he foot of the stairs, he let go again. He was in that rosy condition when united-we-stand. But unfortu- nately it is a complicated job to climb the s... ...ved or liked. He found all his affections snapping off, all the ties which united him with his own 180 Aaron’s Rod people coming asunder. And why? In...

...Excerpt: There was a large, brilliant evening star in the early twilight, and underfoot the earth was half frozen. It was Christmas Eve. Also the War was over, and there was a sense of relief that was almost a new menace. A man felt the violence of the nightmare released now ...

...Contents CHAPTER I: THE BLUE BALL ..............................................................................................4 CHAPTER II: ROYAL OAK.................................................................................................

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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 Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Presc... ...omise the influence of his family in the arrondissement of Arcis, that old statesman would doubtless propose for candidate some young man who could be... ... Historical Mystery.”] The Marions, Grevins, and Giguets were all the more united be- cause the triumph of their political opinions, called “consti- t... ...ked Monsieur Martener. “I doubt if our royalists will go into that kind of mining,” remarked Vinet, laughing. “What should you think from the air and ... ...ieur de Camps, “that, besides our coal and iron mines, we possess mines of copper, lead, and, possibly, silver?” “If you will take the trouble to cons... ...thful to any secret that concerned you per- sonally.” “ Ah! you are such a united pair,” said Madame de l’Estorade, with a heavy sigh. “I don’t regret...

...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is...

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Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency

By: The Duke of Saint Simon

...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics Ser... ...nic Classics Series Publication Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...e of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any pur- pose, 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. Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Du... ...e gossip brought to him by his unsuspecting friends; for neither courtier, statesman, minister, nor friend ever looked upon those notes which this “li... ...owed in speak- ing of young people, so unequal in position, friendship had united us. I made up my mind, therefore, to escape from my leading-strings;... ...alting-places was Marienburgh, where we camped for the night. I had become united in friendship with Comte de Coetquen, who was in the same company wi... ...g was obliged to seek for resources as a private person might have done. A mining speculator, named Rodes, having pretended that he had discovered man... ...were very sorry to deprive themselves of; others feared the dirti- ness of copper and earthenware; others again were annoyed at being obliged to imita...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...ublication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, the Pennsylvania St... ... not particularly lively—but he paraded twice before the box where the now united couples were met, and nobody took any no- tice of him. Covers were l... ...o hand out crisp bank-notes from a drawer and dispense sovereigns out of a copper shovel), winked at Mr. Driver, the clerk at the desk on his right. M... ...itors would have come rushing on him in a body, had they known that he was united to a woman without 168 V anity Fair fortune. “My relations won’t cr... ... be so glossy and trim, was white at the seams, and the buttons showed the copper. His face had fallen in, and was unshorn; his frill and neckcloth hu... ...ants, and lawsuits with them; lawsuits with the lawyers; lawsuits with the Mining and Dock Companies in which he was proprietor; and with every person...

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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...cs Series Publication Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...his pocket, as if unwilling to trust them even to the chances of being re- united and deciphered; and instead of ringing, as usual, for little Paul, h... ...nd seeing what a long way down it was, he answered: ‘Gold, and silver, and copper. Guineas, shillings, half-pence. You know what they are?’ ‘Oh yes, I... ...aul. ‘Your invitation,’ returned Mr Feeder. Paul, looking at it, found, in copper-plate print, with the exception of his own name and the date, which ... ...en and making the streets hum, flashing out into the meadows for a moment, mining in through the damp earth, booming on in darkness and heavy air, bur... ... furi- ously: burrowing with his head at the bottom, as if he were bent on mining his way out. 670 Dombey & Son ‘Can there be anybody there!’ asked F...

...Excerpt: Dombey sat in the corner of the darkened room in the great arm-chair by the bedside, and Son lay tucked up warm in a little basket bedstead, carefully disposed on a low settee immediately in front of the fire and close to it, as if his ...

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Vittoria

By: George Meredith

...assics Series Publication Vittoria by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Vittoria by George Meredith, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...ly arrive at a peaceful contemplation of Barto Rizzo’s character by deter- mining to tell all, and (since that seemed little) more than he knew. He go... ...iguing disaffected nationalities. The same policy which played the various States against one another in order to re- duce all to subserviency to the ... ...ved intellects which admitted the possibility of a coming Kingdom of Italy united: the lunatics who preached of it he considered a sort of self-electe... ...pite of themselves by that combination of genius and beauty which is found united nowhere but in Irma, the spir- its of heaven determined to rob earth... ...could in fact see no distinct thing beyond what appeared as an illuminated copper medallion, held at a great distance from her, with a dead man and a ...

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The Young Step-Mother; Or a Chronicle of Mistakes

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is ... ...ther; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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 Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte ... ...er, surely it might be hoped that the faith in which she had been bred up, united what was true and sound in the religion of both Reformed and Romanis... ... great auxilia- ries, and I don’t think John will be able to withstand our united forces.’ On the way home, on emerging from the alley, Albinia encoun... ... repent,’ said her brother. ‘The explosion is better than the subterranean mining.’ ‘It may be,’ said Albinia, ‘and I need not boast of the good I did... ...e! Mr. Dusautoy might as well hope that a Wedgwood cream-jug would guide a copper cauldron and keep verdigris aloof. His attraction for Lucy had alway... ...tendency on her. The rigidity and harsh judgment which had beto- kened her states of morbid depression since she had out- grown the sulky form, had pa...

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Sandra Belloni Originally Emilia in England

By: George Meredith

...SANDRA BELLONI Originally Emilia in England By George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publi... ... Series Publication Sandra Belloni by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ne by their Christian names, and the way that he would catalogue emperors, states- men, and noblemen known to him, with familiar indiffer- ence, as th... ...ing it the footman came up to Arabella. Misfortunes, we know, are the most united family on earth. The news brought to her was that a lady of the name... ...ing! better marriage! than to submit in such a case,” cried Adela. For, so united were the ladies of Brookfield, and so bent on their grand hazy objec... ...hat I had missed a syllable. Ask C. to look it out—I mean, to tell me they mining on a little slip of paper in your next. I would buy a pocket-diction... ...atient, look about for amusement, and improve your mind.” And more of this copper coinage of wisdom in the way of proverbs. But Emilia was nowhere vis...

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

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 One) by Thomas Carlyle is a public... ...h Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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 French Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle... ...lad in jupes of coarse woollen, with large girdles of leather studded with copper nails; of gigantic stature, heightened by high wooden-clogs (sabots)... ... debauchery. Carbuncles stud his face; dark studs on a ground of burnished copper. A most signal failure, this young Prince! The stuff prematurely bur... ...hough in detail it is so cruel! Under all Falsehoods it works, unweariedly mining. No Falsehood, did it rise heaven-high and cover the world, but Bank... ...Espremenil, a most patriotic Oath, of the One-and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new-idea, which, in these coming years, shall n... ...ntation, ’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,...

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...Contents VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE .................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. .....................................................

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...E OF THE BEAGLE by Charles Darwin A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin, the Pennsylvania St... ...ing of a hard glossy substance with a pearly lus- tre, which is intimately united to the surface of the rocks. This, when examined with a lens, is fou... ...eous and fierce; the pupil con- sisted of a vertical slit in a mottled and coppery iris; the jaws were broad at the base, and the nose termi- nated in... ...eaving their persons as often exposed as covered. Their skin is of a dirty coppery-red colour. The old man had a fillet of white feathers tied round h... ... of the hill had been drilled by attempts to open gold-mines: the rage for mining has left scarcely a spot in Chile unexamined. I spent the evening as... ...ther man, for twenty days. It is now well known that the Chilian method of mining is the cheapest. My host says that the two principal improvements in...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES... ...Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publicati... ...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. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations ... ...ivided into any number of parts, as by fusion those parts can easily be re-united again; a quality which no other equally durable commodities possess,... ...se. Iron was the common instrument of commerce among the ancient Spartans, copper among the ancient Romans, and gold and silver among all rich and com... ...Tullius, the Romans had no coined money, but made use of unstamped bars of copper, to purchase whatever they had occa- sion for. These rude bars, ther... ...ptcy and ruin, and is upon that account shunned and avoided by every body. Mining, it seems, is consid- ered there in the same light as here, as a lot... ... to sell at its former, or not much below its former price. The profits of mining would for some time be very great, and much above their natural rate...

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...Contents INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRI...

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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 ... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle, the Pennsyl... ...lad in jupes of coarse woollen, with large girdles of leather studded with copper nails; of gigantic stature, heightened by high wooden-clogs (sab- ot... ...auch- ery. Carbuncles stud his face; dark studs on a ground of bur- nished copper. A most signal failure, this young Prince! The stuff prematurely bur... ...hough in detail it is so cruel! Under all Falsehoods it works, unweariedly mining. No Falsehood, did it rise heaven-high and cover the world, but Bank... ...c Oath, of the One- 70 The French Revolution and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new- idea, which, in these coming years, shall ... ...entation,’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,...

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

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...S STEVENSON V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pen... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One, the Pennsylvan... ...g one way or another, from New York to California, until, at Dutch Flat, a mining camp in the Sierra, I heard a cock crowing with a home voice; and th... ...ad it nearly all over again; you have no rivals! Bancroft’s History of the United States, even in a cente- nary edition, is essentially heavy fare; a ... ...gamemnon; it surprised me. We hope to get a house at Silverado, a deserted mining-camp eight miles up the mountain, now solely inhabited by a mighty h... ...long-shore story. As for the two members which you thought at first so ill-united; I confess they seem per- fectly so to me. I have chosen to sacrific... ...oodness knows when I shall be able to re-write; I must first get over this copper-headed cold. R. L. S. 169 The Letters of R. L. Stevenson: V ol. 1 L...

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices : No Thoroughfare ; The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

By: Charles Dickens

... Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...le, 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 anyo... ...contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens , t... ...cked for travelling. Everything became a nick nack in this curious room. The copper tea kettle, burnished up to the highest point of glory, took his s... ...le pivot, in the middle of the market place. Their appearance is partly of a mining, partly of a ploughing, partly of a stable, character. They are lo... ...er and its dry patches, changed into long bars of silver and gold in various states of burnishing, and there were fine views—on fine days—of the Scott... ...e was recaptured by the town council, or is bolting at this hour through the United Kingdom, they know not. They hope he may be still bolting; if so, ... ...ave it. ‘But, lo! Before he got it, she cheated him. In one of her imperious states, she froze, and never thawed again. She put her hands to her head ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. In the autumn month of September, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, wherein these presents bear date, two idle apprentices, exhausted by the long, hot summer, and the long, hot work it had brought with it, ran away from their...

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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

...ies Publication Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State U... ...ob Joe, for I never thought of any of the house- keeping property as his – united to the necessity of always keeping one hand on my bread-and-butter a... ...? It was Christmas Eve, and I had to stir the pudding for next day, with a copper-stick, from seven to eight by the Dutch clock. I tried it with the l... ...nging with it any relief to my feelings, and the company came. Mr. Wopsle, united to a Roman nose and a large shining bald forehead, had a deep voice ... ...59 Charles Dickens in the store-house, no smells of grains and beer in the copper or the vat. All the uses and scents of the brewery might have evapor... ...urance shares, and cut into the Direction. I shall also do a little in the mining way . None of these things will interfere with my char- tering a few...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Second T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1... ...tion ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second trans. Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publicati... ...e of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Penn- sylvania State... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second trans. Charles Co... ...at they will, I understand nothing of Greek; but I meet with sense so well united and maintained throughout his whole translation, that certainly he e... ...l qualities, in gross and piecemeal, the diversity of means by which he is united and knit, and the accidents that threaten him. Now those that write ... ...its perfection than we are able to do. Philosophy has obliged me in deter- mining that so brave an action had been indecently placed in any other life... ...actions; of such persons men love and contemplate the very statues even in copper and marble. This remonstrance is very true; but it very little conce... ...s a basin set by his bedside, and held one of his hands out with a ball of copper in it, to the end, that, beginning to fall asleep, and his fingers l...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second translated by Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

...Contents CHAPTER I OF THE INCONSTANCY OF OUR ACTIONS ...................................................... 5 CHAPTER II OF DRUNKENNESS .............................................................................................. 14 CHAPTER III A...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...assics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Middlemarch by George Eliot, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...ile complete knowledge with devoted piety; here was a modern Augustine who united the glories of doctor and saint. The sanctity seemed no less clearly... ...ady Chettam, who attributed her own remarkable health to home-made bitters united with constant medical attendance, entered with much exercise of the ... ... and had been chiefly his own teacher, he knew more of land, building, and mining than most of the special men in the county. His classification of hu... ...d poor, had nothing to ask of him, and understood all kinds of farming and mining business better than he did. But Mary had felt sure that her 234 Mi... ... to look over it with her, dwelling on the ladies and gentlemen with shiny copper-plate cheeks and copper-plate smiles, and pointing to comic verses a...

...Excerpt: Prelude. Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little...

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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

... Publication Dombey & Son Volume 2 by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...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... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Dombey & Son Volume 2 by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania Stat... ... dead body was to be seen upon the floating fragments. Log of the Defiance states, that a breeze springing up in the night, the wreck was seen no more... ... her emotions of happiness, arising in the contemplation of her dear child united to the man of her heart, but who, there is reason to suppose, found ... ...ereft of Mr Dombey’ s countenance—for no deli- cate pair of wedding cards, united by a silver thread, graced the chimney-glass in Princess’s Place, or... ...olishing the bridge of his nose with his arm until it shone like burnished copper, ‘don’ t you say a word to Ed’ard Cuttle, until such times as you fi... ... furi- ously: burrowing with his head at the bottom, as if he were bent on mining his way out. 260 Dombey & Son ‘Can there be anybody there!’ asked F...

...Excerpt: The opening of the eyes of Mrs Chick Miss Tox, all unconscious of any such rare appearances in connection with Mr. Dombey?s house, as scaffoldings and ladders, and men with their heads tied up in pocket-handkerchiefs, glaring...

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