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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 ...

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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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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...

Excerpt: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur?s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...Middlemarch George Eliot 1872 To my dear Husband, George Henry Lewes, in this nineteenth year of our blessed union. Contents Book I — Miss Brook... ...XLII. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 Book V — The Dead Hand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 Chapter ... ...III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418 Book VI — The Widow and the Wife. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 Chapter LIV... ...entleness at the thought of the little girl walking forth one morning hand in hand with her still smaller brother, to go and seek martyrdom in the cou... ...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 hum... ...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 parents... ... 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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