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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group... ... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...free anthologies here: http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! ... ... So reveal documents released in January 2003 by the Public Record Office in the United Kingdom. Trundle is described as a "very charming adventu... .... Money comes in all sizes, shapes and forms. One meter long and half a meter wide copper plates were used in Alaska in the 1850s. They weighed 40 ... ...ine lives, it would seem. Nokia was founded in southwestern Finland, in 1865, by a mining engineer, one, Frederik Idestam, as a wood-pulp mill. An ... ...ocated 25 kilometers apart in today's territory of Iraq. Clay cylinders and albast, copper and gold tablets found at the site recount the story of t...

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Call Me Montana

By: John Richman

... Prologue The year was 1885 and the American west was still a rough place. William Dean Ritter had lef... ... first novel follows him from his Montana farm to a Texas cattle drive. Along the way, he en- counters a big slice of western life -- the good, the ... ... counters a big slice of western life -- the good, the bad, and all that lies in between. These are the stories of that young man who, guided by ... ...the other strong men and women he meets along the way, searches for his place in a world that, in many respects, isn’t all that different from today... ...ntirely coincidental. All Rights Reserved Printed in the United States of America E0510 Library of Congress Control Number 2... ...r. I was glad to see civilization again. Green River was just another little mining town, with a church, two hotels and several saloons, but it loo... ...e likely be spotted by other travelers. By heading south, they could pick up Copper Creek and follow it west, paralleling the stage road. Once suff... ...ce from the Carey station. After half an hour of hard riding, they came to Copper Creek and turned west on the creek trail. Davy, the youngest of... ...today. We tried to get him yesterday and were told Marshal Kopper is out at a mining camp about two days ride from here. He’s investigating a claim...

...This is the first novel in the series and introduces sixteen year old William Dean Ritter, aka "Montana." Two separate adventures take him from his Montana farm to a Wyoming cattle ranch, Dodge City, Kansas and Texas in his pursuit o...

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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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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...ija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2006 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial ed... ... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...ww.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! ... ...ml Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United S... ...essing in disguise. Western aid and investment can help resuscitate the Soviet era mining (Copper, Zinc) operations and finally tap Afghanistan's v... ...n disguise. Western aid and investment can help resuscitate the Soviet era mining (Copper, Zinc) operations and finally tap Afghanistan's vast rese... ...enrichment facility near the city of Natanz and an Iranian admission that they are mining their own ore, Alexander Rumyantsev, the Russian Atomic E...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...... ...serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our missio... ...pedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid students and educ... ...ludes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyri... ...s in printed reviews-without prior permission of the publisher. Printed in the United States of America Prologue 1855 PACIFIC NORTHWEST TERRITOR... ...and read up on the inimitable Aaron Matloch. In short, it read: multi-national mining industrialist, multi-billionaire, and the richest man in Amer... ...e of a video camera that was mounted on top of a ten foot wall. The huge ornate copper gate, emblazoned with a fancy script of A M, split slowly apa... ...t me as I do you." Hawk took a deep breath. "You made your first fortune strip mining for copper in the mid-west until it ran out, and then you mov... ...o you." Hawk took a deep breath. "You made your first fortune strip mining for copper in the mid-west until it ran out, and then you moved to Brazi...

A One man's quest for truth, freedom and pure spirituality in a world without.

...Beside a riverbed, an old man sits lost in his thoughts; he is SEATTLE, Chief of the Suqamish Indians. He remembers his boyhood when his grandfather foretold him of his destiny, when he was told of the Web Of Life and his duties as it's protector. The Web of Life, ...

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

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State Universit... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. T... ...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. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , ... ...ronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni versity, Electronic Classics ... ...the seventh time. The Capitol itself was sheathed in scaffolding because the copper and wood “Bulfinch” dome was being replaced with a cast iron dome ... ...protective sys tem and to the consequent development of manufac turing and mining enterprises in the States hitherto wholly given to agriculture as ... .... Is it not quite possible that the farmers and the pro moters of the great mining and manufacturing enter prises which have recently been establish...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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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,...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume One).

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

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Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason, And Seeking Truth in the Sciences. Translated from the French, And Collated with the Latin by John Veitch

By: René Descartes

...DISCOURSE ON THE METHOD OF RIGHTLY CONDUCTING THE REASON, AND SEEKING TRUTH IN THE SCIENCES by René Descartes This Electr... ...ISCOURSE ON THE METHOD OF RIGHTLY CONDUCTING THE REASON, AND SEEKING TRUTH IN THE SCIENCES by René Descartes This Electronic Book Is a Publication of ... ...IN THE SCIENCES by René Descartes This Electronic Book Is a Publication of the Pennsylvania State University’s Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis F... ...ISCOURSE ON THE METHOD OF RIGHTLY CONDUCTING THE REASON, AND SEEKING TRUTH IN THE SCIENCES by René Descartes , is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...hosen. After all, it is possible I may be mistaken; and it is but a little copper and glass, perhaps, that I take for gold and diamonds. I know how ve... ...ys disastrous. Then if there are any imperfections in the constitutions of states (and that many such exist the diversity of constitutions is alone su... ...eneral motion observed in animals, will afford the means of readily deter mining what should be thought of all the rest. And that there may be less d... ...aps to move its members, but that it is necessary for it to be joined and united more closely to the body, in order to have sensations and appetites ...

...Excerpt: Discourse on the method of rightly conducting the reason, and seeking truth in the sciences by Rene Descartes, is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of ...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...Global Language Resources, Inc. All rights reserved. JACK LONDON Contents To the Man on Trail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The White ... .... . . . . . 1 The White Silence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 In a Far Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 The W... .... . . . . 12 In a Far Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 The Wisdom of the Trail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 An Odyss... .... . . 391 The Mexican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398 Told in the Drooling Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428 CONTENTS ii... ...s before your time,” Malemute Kid said as he turned to Stanley Prince, a young mining expert who had been in two years. “No white women in the country... ... miles of pain. “Contrary minded?” “No!” For the first time the Incapables were united without some compromise of personal interests. “And what are you... ...ing under the flag of the Japanese. And with them I went to the rich beaches of Copper Island, where our salt piles became high with skins. And in that... ...don or Klondike she gowned herself as befitted the daughter of a million naire mining engineer. Little Dickensen deposited his cigar on an outside win... ...across the Canadian Barrens. This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation...

...But I say, Kid, isn?t that going it a little too strong? Whiskey and alcohol?s bad enough; but when it comes to brandy and peppersauce and?--?Dump it in. Who?s making this punch, anyway?? And Malemute Kid smiled benignantly through the clouds of steam. ?By the time you?ve been in this country as long as I have, my son, and lived on rabbit tracks and salmon-belly, you?ll le...

...Table of Contents: To the Man on Trail, 1 -- The White Silence, 12 -- In a Far Country, 24 -- The Wisdom of the Trail, 44 -- An Odyssey of the North, 53 -- The Law of Life, 90 -- The God of His Fathers, 99 -- The League of the Old Men, 117 -- B?at...

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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,...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History.

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

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: John Locke

...by John Locke An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (First pubulished 1690) is a publi- cation of the Pennsylvania State University. ... ...le 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 or her ow... ...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 University n... ...s any responsibility for the material contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. An Essay Concerning Hum... ....” I shall not deny him the privi- lege he claims (p. 52), to state the question as he pleases, especially when he states it so as to leave nothing in... ... the man is not conscious of. For, I suppose nobody will make iden- tity of persons to consist in the soul’s being united to the very same numercial p... ...he cask, and manifestly derive their original from that union. If it always thinks, and so had ideas before it was united, or before it received any f... ...revailing uneasiness of their desires, let loose after the enjoyments of this life, take their turns in the deter- mining their wills; and all that wh... ...ow colour of gold, any one join in his thoughts the negation of a greater degree of fixed- ness than is in lead or copper, he may be said to have a fa...

...Excerpt: This treatise, which is grown up under your lordship?s eye, and has ventured into the world by your order, does now, by a natural kind of right, come to your lordship for that protection which you several years since promised it. It is not that I think any name, how great soever, set at the beginning of a ...

...Contents AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING (1690) ......................................................................... 6 EPISTLE TO THE READER .......................................................................................................................................... 9 INTRODUCTION:...............................................................

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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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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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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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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...u Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Two Years Before the Mast Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CHAPTER I — DEP... ...LOSS OF A MAN—SUPERSTITION . . . . . . . . 21 CHAPTER VII — JUAN FERNANDEZ—THE PACIFIC CHAPTER VIII — ‘‘TARRING DOWN’’—DAILY LIFE—’’GOING AFT’’—CA... ... THUNDER STORM CHAPTER XXXV — A DOUBLE REEF TOP SAIL BREEZE—SCURVY—A FRIEND IN . . . . . . . . 183 NEED—PREPARING FOR PORT—THE GULF STREAM CHAPTER ... ...n to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance on board at twelve o’clock, in f... ...er stern settling gradually down, her huge bows rose up, showing the bright copper, and her stern, and breast hooks dripping, like old Neptune’s loc... ...a small schooner had made a good voyage, by carrying a cargo of them to the United States. We returned by sun down, and found the Loriotte at a... ...ack eyes, intel- ligent countenances, dark olive, or, I should rather say, copper complexions and coarse black hair, but not woolly like the negroe... ...ms of New York and Washington, or the roughest life of the remote and wild mining regions of Mariposa,—with their fine family of spirited, clever ... ...earth in early morning; nor for the titanic operations of hydraulic surface mining, where large mountain streams are diverted from their ancient bed...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; DEPARTURE -- The fourteenth of August was the day fixed upon for the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made...

...AND -- HO!???POMPERO?CAPE HORN, 9 -- CHAPTER V ? CAPE HORN?A VISIT, 13 -- CHAPTER VI ? LOSS OF A MAN?SUPERSTITION, 18 -- CHAPTER VII ? JUAN FERNANDEZ?THE PACIFIC, 21 -- CHAPTER VIII ? ??TARRING DOWN???DAILY LIFE???GOING AFT???CALIFORNIA -- ., 25 -- CHAPTER IX ? CALIFORNIA?A SOUTH-EASTER, 28 -- CHAPTER X ? A SOUTH-EASTER?PASSAGE UP THE COAST, 32 -- CHAPTER XI ? PASSAGE UP T...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...cation Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant 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. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant, the Pennsylvani... ...ation my father re- ceived a letter from the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, Ulysses, I ... ...th of the City of Mexico; of Toluca, nearly as far west, and of Pachuca, a mining town of great importance, some sixty miles to the north-east. Vera C... ...uit every class and condition of people. In many of the booths tlackos—the copper coin of the country, four of them making six and a quarter cents of ... ... in gambling away their scanty week’s earnings. Their coin was principally copper, and I do not believe there was a man among them who had received as... ... the first. We lost none in the second. From this time forward the work of mining and pushing our position nearer to the enemy was prosecuted with vig...

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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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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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