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Ultrapolemici

By: Florentin Smarandache

...unm.edu/~smarandache/IonSoare2.pdf, iar alta, tot în englez ă, “Aesthetics of Paradoxism”, de Titu Popescu, se poate accesa la: http://gallup.unm.ed... ... Gheorghe NICULESCU 7 PARadOXisM, THE LAST VANGUARD OF SECOND MILLENNIUM A) Definition: PARADOXISM is an avant-g... ... movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations. It was set up and ... ...arian protest against a closed society, Romania of 1980’s, where the whole culture was manipulated by a small group. Only their ideas and their publ... ...otalitarisme contre une societé fermée, la Roumanie des années 1980, où la culture entière était manipulée par un petit groupe. Seulement leurs idée... ...tarian protest against a closed society Romania of 1980’s, where the whole culture was manipulated by a small group. Only their ideas and their publ... ...e to be understood with a sixth sense. Pi O is an ingeneous pen name of a Greece born “number poet” leaving in Australia. He published the followin...

...PARADOXISM is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations. It was set up and led by the writer Florentin Smarandache since 1980’s who said: “The goal is to enlargement of theartisti shere through non-artistic elements. But expeci...

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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty: Volume II

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...VII THIS EDITION PUBLISHED BY J G TILLIN ENGLAND © MM THE COMING OF MESSIAH IN GLORY AND MAJESTY. PART II. (CONTINUED) PHENOME... ...s which we now proceed to examine, viz. the Christian church, and the captivity of Babylon, do not deserve so much the name of Phenomena, as of Anti... ...ena, as of Antiphenomena, or veils, clouds, and impediments, to the observation of the true Phenomena. They are those two great and ancient fortress... ...ion, and withdrew some to Carthage, a colony of the Tyrians, others to Ionea or Greece, others to different parts of Europe or Africa, leaving to th... ...ch great iniquity to an end, and anew to plant righteousness, giving their last culture to the few plants which remain fit for use; and by these mea... ...aul, writing to the Corinthians, which was one of the most flourishing cities of Greece, most prudently accommodates himself to the opinions which pr...

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I and Thou

By: Martin Bube

...n fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may ... ... this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. . It has hitherto been eompa... ... has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology. 1 and TIum' is to be understood in the context... ...t is called in question; it is pointed out that the successive realms of culture have their beginning in a primitive state, whose colour may differ... ...So small world of objects. The life not of the race but of the particular culture would thus correspond to the individual life. But, apart· from the... ... isolated realms, through the historical in­ fluence of other pre-existing cultures they take over, ata certain stage, the world of It belonging to ~... ...y. It may take the form of direct acceptance of what is contemporary, as Greece accepted the Egyptian world; or it may tak~ the form of indirect ac...

...Tms work in its oripl, German form has already, since its publication fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. It has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-sp...

...The primal natm:e of the effort to establish relation is already to be seen in the earliest and most confined stage. Before anything isolated can be perceived, timid glances mOve out into indistinct space, towards something indefinite; and in...

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The Ulysseans

By: Antonio Mercurio

...traveling from one universe to another Sophia University of Rome 2 Published by The SOLARIS INSTITUTE of The SOPHIA UNIV... ...me 2 Published by The SOLARIS INSTITUTE of The SOPHIA UNIVERSITY OF ROME. (S.U.R.) Creative Commons Licence - Attribution-NonCommercia... ...icensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial pu... ...ver. A populace distinguishes itself from another populace by the type of culture it has been able to create and for the type of soul it has manage... ...en able to create and for the type of soul it has managed to instill in its culture. Experts say that humanity is moving towards a terrible conflict... .... Experts say that humanity is moving towards a terrible conflict between cultures; cultures that have a soul and cultures that don’t have one at a... ..., May 25 th , 1996. 193 The Iliad talks about a great army that leaves Greece and goes to Troy to conquer it and bring Helen, Menelaus’ wife, ba...

...This book is perhaps the one that is most difficult to understand with just one reading, because it contains a concentration of all of A. Mercurio’s innovative thought. It is difficult to make a short synthesis of this book, so here we will simply mention some of the papers presented by the Author that the book contains. The book opens with an “Inv...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

... 2 Published by The SOLARIS INSTITUTE of The SOPHIA UNIVERSITY OF ROME. (S.U.R.) Creative Commons Licence -... ...censor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial pu... ...O MERCURIO HYPOTHESES ON ULYSSES This book presents a new way of interpreting the Odyssey that is ingenious, beautiful and elegant. It ... ... The Odyssey is not an adventure tale but is a book of wisdom (every great culture has one). We all can use it to profoundly understand ourselves an... ...scribed throughout the Odyssey. Alchemy is something found in all world cultures. It has its own specific language, and it also is described with... ...nspires poets and prophets, leaving to the identity and creativity of each culture the freedom to organize and develop the inspiration they have rec... ...the numerous commentaries on the Odyssey, written from the time of ancient Greece up until today, which Filippomaria Pontani gives an accurate catal... ...eidae. This epic poem was sung and celebrated all throughout the courts of Greece and was listened to with great enthusiasm by the Greek people. ... ...nd it does not seem to me that they all hope to leave America to return to Greece. The reason is because they are not really goddesses, they’re onl...

...“The Odyssey is not an adventure story. It is, rather, a book of wisdom that explains the art of humanity’s journey toward becoming artists of life and of the life of the universe. It tells the tale of a love story that is based on love as a decision and as a project. It is not a tale o...

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The Best of Four

By: Paul Surdi

...Four Volume #3 Faculty Editor Jim Manis Student Editor Paul Surdi The Best of Four is a publication of The Pennsylvania State University. The Pennsylv... ...niversity is an equal opportunity university. Reflections & Opinions Best of Four Table of Contents: The College Experience from Beginning to Beginni... ................................................. .............. 14 A Stay in Greece ....................................................................... ............................................. ................ 16 The Absence of Face to Face Communication ................................................ ... and writing, formal academic language and an orientation to United States culture and student survival skills (Lehigh University 1996-97 Catalog, 35)... ...ow Andy Lin’s essay gains authority because he cites source material . Greece is a popular destination for many Europeans. While you are visiting ... ...opeans. While you are visiting Greece, not only are you experiencing Greek culture, but also German, Italian, French, and a host of other European cul... ...es are on display there. The open air markets are also a very A Stay in Greece Michael Stienbauer Michael Stienbauer Michael Stienbauer Michael Sti... ...se popular choices. Greece is to Europe what St. Thomas is to America; its culture diversity is what makes it so appealing. popular option. The market...

...Excerpt: Welcome to the third volume of the Best of Four. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we have enjoyed bringing it to you. The purpose of Best of Four is to bring the best writing produced in English 004 to the widest possible audience. Our students h...

...Best of Four Table of Contents: The College Experience from Beginning to Beginning.................................................................... 6 Bead Girl .............................................................

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The Treaty of the European Union the Maastrict Treaty, 7Th February, 1992

By: Various

...f the European Union The Maastrict Treaty, 7th February, 1992. The Treaty of the European Union: The Maastrict Treaty – February 7, 1992 is a publica... ...e European Union: The Maastrict Treaty – February 7, 1992 is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...the solidarity between their peoples while respecting their history, their culture and their traditions, DESIRING to enhance further the democratic an... ...tribution to education and training of quality and to the flowering of the cultures of the Member States; (q) a policy in the sphere of development co... ...rticle 92(3): — the following point shall be inserted: “(d) aid to promote culture and heritage conservation where such aid does not affect trading co... ...mber States: —for a first cycle of six years: Belgium, Denmark, Ger- many, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxem- bourg, Netherlands, Portugal,... ...United Kingdom; —for the following cycle of six years: Denmark, Bel- gium, Greece, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Ireland, 69 The Maastrict Treaty Ne... ... and Social Committee shall be as follows: Belgium 12 Denmark 9 Germany 24 Greece 12 Spain 21 France 24 Ireland 9 Italy 24 Luxembourg 6 Netherlands 12...

Excerpt: Treaty On European Union. A new stage in the process of European integration undertaken with the establishment of the European Communities.

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Walking

By: Henry David Thoreau

... Walking by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is fu... ...sity. This Por table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...itor, Hazle ton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...N ATURE, for absolute freedom and wildness, as contrasted with a freedom and culture merely civil—to regard man as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel... ...ckness, and we no longer produce tar and turpen tine. The civilized nations—Greece, Rome, England—have been sustained by the primitive forests which ... ...hey stand. They survive as long as the soil is not exhausted. Alas for human culture! little is to be expected of a nation, when the vegetable mould i... ...ild strain. It is an essentially tame and civilized lit erature, reflecting Greece and Rome. Her wilderness is a green wood, her wild man a Robin Hoo... ...ve that I demand something which no Au gustan nor Elizabethan age, which no culture, in short, can give. Mythology comes nearer to it than anything. ...

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A Room with a View

By: E. M. Forster

...cs Series Publication A Room with a View by E.M. Forster is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...in. A few minutes ago she had been all high spirits, talking as a woman of culture, and half persuading herself that she was full of original- ity. No... ...gdom of this world; it will accept those whom breeding and in- tellect and culture have alike rejected. The common- place person begins to play, and s... ...a great artist. She doubted that Mr. Eager was as full of spirituality and culture as she had been led to suppose. They were tried by some new test, a... ... could not go to Cissie Villa, had changed their plans. They were going to Greece instead. “Since Florence did my poor sister so much good,” wrote Mis... ...er.” “Then you don’t see the wonder of this Greek visit. I haven’t been to Greece myself, and don’t mean to go, and I can’t imagine any of my friends ... ...ink so? Italy is just about as much as we can manage. Italy is heroic, but Greece is godlike or devilish—I am not sure which, and in either case absol...

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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 Univer... ...ersity. This Portable Document File is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni vers... ...ch them agri INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 23 culture and the domestic arts; to encourage them to that industry which a... ...on are much more so, for no such nation can long exist with out the careful culture of those feelings of confidence and affection which are the effec... ...and powerful fleet. It was, indeed, to the ambition of the leading States of Greece to control the domestic concerns of the others that the destructio... ...vering and have been able to meet all the requirements of the service. Agri culture has been very slow in reviving, but the price of cereals at last ...

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

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Wild Apples

By: Henry David Thoreau

...cs Series Publication Wild Apples by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... migrates with man, like the dog and horse and cow; first, perchance, from Greece to Italy, thence to * The stories of the early Scandinavians. **An E... ...to * The stories of the early Scandinavians. **An English authority on the culture of orchards and gardens. 5 Henry David Thoreau England, thence to ...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

... Classics Series Publication Howards End by E.M. Forster is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... they are too). It was interesting, and down at Swanage no one appreciated culture more than Mrs. Munt; but it was dangerous, and disaster was bound t... ...ars, to such life as is conferred by the stench of motor-cars, and to such culture as is implied by the advertisements of antibilious pills. To histor... ...legels on the whole at that time— 37 EM Forster and while her lips talked culture, her heart was plan- ning to invite him to tea. “How tired one gets... ...mber you from year’s end to year’s end.” “Have you been in the East?” “Oh, Greece and the Levant. I used to go out for sport and business to Cyprus; s... ...red, a little surprised. “What did you talk about? Me, presumably.” “About Greece too.” “Greece was a very good card, Henry. Tibby’s only a boy still,... ...eater melodies about our country-side have all issued through the pipes of Greece. Deep and true as the native imagination can be, it seems to have fa...

... or left into diningroom or drawing-room. Hall itself is practically a room. You open another door in it, and there are the stairs going up in a sort of tunnel to the first-floor. Three bed-rooms in a row there, and three attics in a row above. That isn?t all the house really, but it?s all that one notices--nine windows as you look up from the front garden....

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Matthew Arnold Selected Poems

By: Atthew Arnold

... Matthew Arnold: Selected Po... ... Matthew Arnold: Selected Poetry is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free a... ...cted Poetry, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document ... ...trive nor cry, The power to feel with others give! Calm, calm me more! nor let me die Before I have begun to live. Memorial Verses: April 1850 Goethe ... ...heir drops of blood, their death in life. The garden, overgrown—yet mild, See, fragrant herbs are flowering there! Strong children of the ... ...9 Foil’d by our fellow-men, depress’d, outworn, 13 G Glion?—Ah, twenty years, it cuts 23 Go, for they call you, shepherd, from the hill; 53 Goethe ...

....................................................................................................................................... 11 From the Hymn of Empedocles .................................................................................................................................... 12 Immortality...................................................................

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...LASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...a of facts. The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man. ... ...able agreed upon?” This life of ours is stuck round with 9 Emerson Egypt, Greece, Gaul, England, War, Colonization, Church, Court and Commerce, as wi... ...y. I will not make more account of them. I believe in Eternity. I can find Greece, Asia, Italy, Spain and the Islands, —the genius and creative princi... ... secur- ing of his bread to each shareholder, to surrender the liberty and culture of the eater. The virtue in most re- quest is conformity. Self-rel... ... beam over the universe as on the first morning. 2. It is for want of self-culture that the superstition of Travelling, whose idols are Italy, England... ...ts of Egypt, history honestly confesses that man must have been as free as culture could make him. These appearances indicate the fact that the univer...

...Excerpt: History. There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can under...

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Utilitarianism

By: John Stuart Mill

...S ERIES P UBLICATION Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...re is absolutely no reason in the nature of things why an amount of mental culture sufficient to give an intel ligent interest in these objects of co... ... associations which are wholly of artificial cre ation, when intellectual culture goes on, yield by degrees to the dissolving force of analysis: and ... ...and those of his fellow creatures. If differences of opinion and of mental culture make it impossible for him to share many of their actual feelings p... ...chae, of which the prin cipal meaning, at least in the historical ages of Greece, was a suit at law. Originally, indeed, it meant only the mode or ma...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

...the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylva nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Docu ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...thenon, of Baiae, and Athens with its sea walls, and Arcadia and Tempe. Greece, who am I that should remember thee, Thy Marathon and thy Thermop... ...e but I should betake myself in extremi ties to the liberal divinities of Greece, rather than to my country’s God. Jehovah, though with us he has acq... ...d. No god ever dies. Perhaps of all the gods of New England and of ancient Greece, I am most con 50 AWeekontheConcordandMerrimackRivers stant at his... ...ion of the worthies of the world, betrays the narrowness of his Euro pean culture and the exclusiveness of his reading. None of her children has done... ...Rice of those parts could even comprehend, and long anticipated this man’s culture,—a glance of his pure genius, which did not much enlighten him, but... ...n 211 HenryDavidThoreau to what interests himself. Men and women of equal culture, thrown together, are sure to be of a certain value to one an othe...

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The Georgics

By: Virgil

... The Georgics & The Eclogues of Virgil is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Po... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ... file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Georgics & The Eclogues of Virgil , the Pennsylvania State University, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor,... ...thee king, Nor may so dire a lust of sovereignty E’er light upon thee, howso Greece admire Elysium’s fields, and Proserpine not heed Her mother’s voic... ...tilth to each belongs According to their kinds, ye husbandmen, And tame with culture the wild fruits, lest earth Lie idle. O blithe to make all Ismaru... ...dight In T yrian purple, drive along the bank A hundred four horse cars. All Greece for me, Leaving Alpheus and Molorchus’ grove, On foot shall strive...

...mile; beneath what star Maecenas, it is meet to turn the sod Or marry elm with vine; how tend the steer; What pains for cattle-keeping, or what proof Of patient trial serves for thrifty bees;-- Such are my themes....

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Phaedrus

By: Plato

... Phaedrus by Plato, trans. Benjamin Jowett is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...re rhythm than reason; the creative power of imagination is wanting. ‘ ’ Tis Greece, but living Greece no more.’ Plato has seized by anticipation the ... ... confined’ within a province or an island. The East will provide elements of culture to the West as well as the West to the East. The religions and li...

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Walden, Or Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...Henry David Thoreau s or Life in the Woods This publication of Walden, or Life in the Woods is part of The Pennsylvania State Universit... ... Walden, or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ..., I am deterred, for, so to speak, the country is not yet adapted to human culture, and we are still forced to cut our spiritual bread far thinner tha... ...select language of literature. They had not learned the nobler dialects of Greece and Rome, but the very materials on which they were written were was... ...s of intellect and genius, and is sensible only of the imperfection of his culture and the vanity and insufficiency of all his riches, and further pro... ...e by the pains which be takes to secure for his children that intellectual culture whose want he so keenly feels; and thus it is that he becomes the f... ... Even music may be intoxicating. Such appar ently slight causes destroyed Greece and Rome, and will destroy England and America. Of all ebriosity, wh...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...ns. John Oxenford, with an introduction by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... a far different, far harder enterprise, to which other years and a higher culture were required; but even this utterance of the pain, even this littl... ...ing else than himself, be his subject what it might. Yet as a test for the culture of a Poet, in his poetical capacity, for his pretensions to mastery... ...n 1773 to John George Schlosser. Goethe’ s education was irregular. French culture gave at this time the prevailing tone to Europe. Goethe could not h... ...ble brood, stand high as Olympus, and firm as Parnassus. May no phalanx of Greece with Roman ballistoe be able to destroy Germania and Hendel. Thy wea...

...resented in this Goethe; a singular, highly significant phenomenon, and now also means more or less complete for ascertaining its significance. A man of wonderful, nay, unexampled reputation and intellectual influence among forty millions of reflective, serious and cultivated men, invites us to study him; and to determine for ourselves, whether and how far such influence h...

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The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet

By: George Bernard Shaw

...D SHAW A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...ave been translated and performed in all European countries except Turkey, Greece, and Portugal. They have been performed extensively in America. Thre... ...try with a complete ignorance of art and history. Even when they have some culture, their livelihood is at the mercy of subscribers and committee men ...

...sorship would permit its performance, it might possibly help to set right-side-up the perverted conscience and re-invigorate the starved self-respect of our considerable class of loose-lived playgoers whose point of honor is to deride all official and conventional sermons....

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The Longest Journey

By: E. M. Forster

...s Series Publication The Longest Journey by E.M. Forster is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...lower-supports mechanically, not in any im- pulse of love. He passed for a cultured man because he knew how to select, and he passed for an uncon- ven... ...tra with a sense of duty—these suggested her a little. She was not born in Greece, but came overseas to it—a dark, in- telligent princess. With all he... ...hristianity was the type best described as “cathedral.” “What a hole for a cultured woman! I don’t think it has blunted my sensations, though; I still... ... bold ‘no’ is at times the best. Take your stand upon classics and general culture.” Classics! A second in the Tripos. General culture. A smattering o... ...ntemplate its own bliss. United with refinement, such a type was common in Greece. It is not common today, and Ansell was surprised to find it in a fr...

...Excerpt: ?THE COW IS THERE,? said Ansell, lighting a match and holding it out over the carpet. No one spoke. He waited till the end of the match fell off. Then he said again, ?She is there, the cow. There, now.? ?You have not proved it,? said a voice. ?I have proved it to myself.? ?I have proved to myself that she isn?t,? said the voice. ?The cow is not t...

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The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs

By: George Bernard Shaw

...Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by George Bernard Shaw is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ..., for its builders’ sakes, of the age of Christian chivalry and faith; and Greece, for its sculptors’ sakes, of the Periclean age. These Holy Lands ar... ...is creations have been able to inspire in minds of ex- ceptional power and culture. More plausible was the line taken by those who admitted the falseh...

...ts ...................................................................................................................................... 12 The Ring of the Niblungs ............................................................................................................................................. 14 The Rhine Gold ....................................................

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The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell

By: Dante Aligheri

...he Inferno] by Dante Aligheri, trans Charles Eliot Norton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ing that way, the cruel virgin saw a land in the middle of the fen without culture and bare of inhabitants. There, to avoid all human fellowship, she ... ... his cheek stretches his beard upon his dusky shoulders, was an augur when Greece was so emptied of males that they scarce re- mained for the cradles,...

...nts INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................7 AIDS TO THE STUDY OF THE DIVINE COMEDY .......................................................... 14 HELL .............................................................................. 16 CANTO I. Dante, astray in a wood, reaches the foot of a...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume One

By: Edgar Allan Poe

... Volume One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume One is a publication of the Penn... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume One, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...g-place, no respectful shelter, where, with the delicacy due to genius and culture, be might secure aid, till, with return- ing health, he would resum... ... classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. Lo! in yon brilliant window-niche ...

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............................................................................................................................................... 14 DEATH OF EDGAR A. POE BY N. P. WILLIS........................................................................................................ 19 THE UNPARALLELED ADVENTURES OF ONE HANS PFAAL............................................

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... This publication of The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ... for the file as an electronic trans mission, in any way. The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , the Pennsylvania State University, J... ... such a growth has sprung Of rank and venom’d roots, as long would mock Slow culture’s toil. Where is good Lizio? where Manardi, Traversalo, and Carpi... ...e more of kindly strength is in the soil, So much doth evil seed and lack of culture Mar it the more, and make it run to wildness. These looks sometim... ... following, with the laws and me, To yield the shepherd room, pass’d o’er to Greece, From good intent producing evil fruit: Now knoweth he, how all th...

...Excerpt: CANTO I. In the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray Gone from the path direct: and e?en to tell It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, my dismay Re...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ...le of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to life. The existence of a right implies obligations or duties of third parties toward... ...ully. II. Issues in the Calculus of Rights IIA. The Hierarchy of Rights All human cultures have hierarchies of rights. These hierarchies reflect c... ...es, not primary ones. There have been periods in human history and there have been cultures devoid of either or both. The primary asymmetry seems t... ...with its proponents in the exact sciences as well - ran deeper than that. The very culture of commerce was thoroughly permeated and transformed. It... ...asazi culture in the southwestern United States and the Minoans in Crete (today's Greece). The Britannica Encyclopedia (2005 edition) recounts how... ...enezuela, Estonia, Argentina, Norway, Denmark, Sweden (until 1976), Brazil, Italy, Greece, and Spain. They talk about free contraceptives for low-I...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism

By: Mary Mills Patrick

... SEXTUS EMPIRICUS AND GREEK SCEPTICISM A Thesis accepted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Bern Switzerland, November... ...ty of Bern Switzerland, November 1897 BY MARY MILLS PATRICK PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE, CONSTANTINOPLE TURKEY This Thesis is accomp... ...OPLE TURKEY This Thesis is accompanied by a Translation from the Greek of the First Book of the "Pyrrhonic Sketches" by Sextus Empiricus CA... ...e immediate disciples of Timon, as given by Diogenes, were not men known in Greece or mentioned in Greek writings. c the well-known testimony of Aris... ...nder discussion, as Asclepiades made that city one of the centres of medical culture. On the other hand, the fact that there is no trace of the Hypot... ... without influence on his teachings. Oriental philosophy was not unknown in Greece long before the time of Pyrrho, but his personal contact with the... ...ompare Maccoll Op. cit. After the death of Alexander and Pyrrho's return to Greece, he lived quietly with his sister at Elis, and Diogenes says that...

...The following treatise on Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism has been prepared to supply a need much felt in the English language by students of Greek philosophy. For while other schools of Greek philosophy have been exhaustively and critically discussed by English scholars, there are few sources of information available to the student who wishes to make himself fa...

...“Interest has revived in the works of Sextus Empiricus in recent times, especially, one may say, since the date of Herbart. There is much in the writings of Sextus that finds a parallel in the methods of modern philosophy. There is a common starting-point in t...

...The Historical Relations Of Sextus Empiricus-Introductory paragraph.—The name of Sextus Empiricus. His profession.—The time when he lived.—The place of his birth.—The seat of the Sceptical School while Sextus was at its head.—The character of the wri...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr¨ ockh THOMAS CARLYLE 1831 DjVu Editions Copyright c ... ...— MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . . . . . . . . ... ...OMANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 CHAPTER VI — SORROWS OF TEUFELSDR ¨ OCKH . . . . . . . . . 97 CHAPTER VII — THE EVERLASTING NO... ...ELIMINARY 3 CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY C ONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne a... ...mpressing a political or other immediately practical tendency on all English culture and endeavor, cramps the free flight of Thought,—that this, not Ph... ...rtheless,” continues he, “I too acknowledge the all but omnipotence of early culture and nurture: hereby we have either a doddered dwarf bush, or a hi... ... both slopes of the Altaic chain, in the central Platform of Asia; in Spain, Greece, Turkey, Crim Tartary, the Curragh of Kildare? One man, in one yea...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; PRELIMINARY -- CONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more...

...Table of Contents: BOOK I 3 -- CHAPTER I ?PRELIMINARY, 3 -- CHAPTER II ?EDITORIAL DIFFICULTIES, 7 -- CHAPTER III ?REMINISCENCES, 11 -- CHAPTER IV? CHARACTERISTICS, 19 -- CHAPTER V? THE WORLD IN CLOTHES, 24 -- CHAPTER VI? APRONS, 29...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...Series Publication Democracy and Education by John Dewey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ts coming 13 John Dewey within urgent daily interests. But in an advanced culture much which has to be learned is stored in symbols. It is far from t... ...hat native differences are not sufficient to account for the difference in culture. In a sense the mind of savage peoples is an effect, rather than a ... ...ife, then the appliances become the positive resources of civilization. If Greece, with a scant tithe of our material resources, achieved a worthy and... ...ieved a worthy and noble intel- lectual and artistic career, it is because Greece operated for social ends such resources as it had. But whatever the ... ...ve- ment, it was henceforth impossible to conceive of insti- tutions or of culture as artificial. It destroyed completely— in idea, not in fact —the p... ... social. It originated, so far as con- scious formulation is concerned, in Greece, and was based upon the fact that the truly human life was lived onl...

...Excerpt: Renewal of Life by Transmission. The most notable distinction between living and inanimate things is that the former maintain themselves by renewal. A stone when struck resists. If its resistance is greater than the force of the blow...

...Contents Chapter One: Education as a Necessity of Life .............................................................................. 5 Chapter Two: Education as a Social Function .............................................................................. 14 Chapter Th...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...AN ENGLISHMAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks upon Contemporary Matters By H.G. WELLS 1914 A Penn... ...lication An Englishman Looks at the World by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... that that is the work for which he is fitted by his inferior capacity and culture, that these others are a special and select sort, very specially tr... ...mity to consuming markets, it may present the con- centration of intensive culture. There may be an adjacent Wild supplying wood, and perhaps controll... ...pose of improving style, “as the exact and beautiful languages of Rome and Greece.” Is it not time at least that this last, this favourite but thread-... ...ation more marked than in military and naval affairs. In the great days of Greece and Rome war was a special calling, requiring a special type of man.... ...s- tined to develop into a great distinctive nation with a char- acter and culture of its own. Humanly speaking, the United States of America (and the...

...Contents THE COMING OF BLRIOT ......................................................................................................... 5 MY FIRST FLIGHT..............................................................................................

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...AUTOBIOGRAPHY A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION of John Stuart Mill Autobiography by John Stuart Mill is a publication of... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...o Watson, my favourite historical reading was Hooke’s History of Rome. Of Greece I had seen at that time no regular his tory, except school abridgme... ...o be my strongest predilection, and most of all ancient history. Mitford’s Greece I read con tinually; my father had put me on my guard against the T... ...paedia of the thoughts of the ancients on the whole field of education and culture; and I have retained through life many valuable ideas which I can d... ... author to whom my father thought himself more indebted for his own mental culture, than Plato, or whom he more frequently recommended to young studen... ... all the time he could spare be ing already taken up with his History of Greece . The article he wrote was on his own subject, and was a very comple... ... there was at that time an intermission of its natural ali ment, poetical culture, while there was a superabundance of the discipline antagonistic to...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Childhood and early education it seems proper that I should prefix to the following biographical sketch some mention of the reasons which have made me think it desirable that I should leave behind me such a memorial of so uneventful a life as mine. I do not for a moment imagine that any part of what I have to relate can be interesting to th...

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On Liberty

By: John Stuart Mill

... On Liberty by John Stuart Mill is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document File is furn... ...ersity. This Portable Document File is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any Any Any Any Any person using this document file, for an... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...ions of history with which we are earliest familiar, particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England. But in old times this contest was between subj... ...ers. The rulers were conceived (except in some of the popular governments of Greece) as in a nec essarily antagonistic position to the people whom th... ...of denying it to the rest of the world: thus giving to the elite more mental culture, though not more mental freedom, than it allows to the mass. By t... ...aining the kind of mental superiority which its purposes require; for though culture without freedom never made a large and liberal mind, it can make ... ... all that is designated by the terms civilization, in struction, education, culture, but is itself a neces sary part and condition of all those thin...

...Excerpt: The subject of this essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the mis-named doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately...

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Considerations on Representative Government

By: John Stuart Mill

...ations on Representative Government by John Stuart Mill is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...nt for Bedouins or Malays. The state of different communities, in point of culture and development, ranges downwards to a condition very little above ... ...ustrious class who are neither slaves nor slave owners (as was the case in Greece), they need, probably, no more to insure their improvement than to m... ... Oriental people, in that condition it continues to stagnate; but if, like Greece or Rome, it had realized any thing higher, through the energy, patri... ...ven of speculative, and much more of practical, talent. The intel lectual culture compatible with the other type is of that feeble and vague descript... ...n. The proofs of this are apparent in every page of our great historian of Greece; but we need scarcely look further than to the high quality of the a...

...Preface: Those who have done me the honor of reading my previous writings will probably receive no strong impression of novelty from the present volume; for the principles are those to which I have been working up during the greater part of my life, and most of the p...

....................................................................................................................... 4 Chapter I To What Extent Forms of Government are a Matter of Choice ............................................................. 5 Chapter II The Criterion of a Good Form of Government .........................................................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...Volume Four A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication of the Pen... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ent or for the file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four, the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...s called Bendis in Thrace, Bubastis in Egypt, Dian in Rome, and Artemis in Greece. There was a Grand Turk from Stamboul. He could not help thinking th... ..., might possibly, while retaining the necessary idea of art or interest or culture, so imbue his designs at once with extent and novelty of Beauty, as... ...ess, vastness, definitiveness, and magnificence, shall inspire the idea of culture, or care, or superintendence, on the part of intelligences superior... ...tion in the perversion of our taste, or rather in the blind neglect of its culture in the schools. For, in truth, it was at this crisis that taste alo... ... indefinite, and was the shadow nei- ther of man nor of God—neither God of Greece, nor God of Chaldaea, nor any Egyptian God. And the shadow rested up...

Excerpt: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four.

.......................................................................................................................................... 23 THE SYSTEM OF DOCTOR TARR AND PROFESSOR FETHER ...................................................................... 31 HOW TO WRITE A BLACKWOOD ARTICLE .....................................................................................

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

...AN A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume T wo, the Pennsylvania State University, Electron... ...lowing elements to be analysed:—His original genius—his kind and degree of culture—his purpose—his special faculties—the works he has written—and the ... ...vention.” A splendid sylph let us call him—a “giant angel” he was not. His culture, like his genius, was rather elegant than pro- found. He lived in a... ...ved. With honest scorn the first famed Cato view’d Rome learning arts from Greece, whom she subdued: 40 Your scene precariously subsists too l... ... your fame; And little would be left you, I’m afraid, If all your debts to Greece and Rome were paid. From this deep fund our author largely draws, No... ...: V ol. 2 And ‘scape the martyrdom of Jakes and fire: A Gothic library! of Greece and Rome Well purged, and worthy Settle, Banks, and Broome. 267 But,...

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...Contents THE GENIUS AND POETRY OF POPE........................................................................................ 7 MORAL ESSAYS .....................................................................................................................

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...THE KALEVALA The Epic Poem of Finland T ranslated into English By John Martin Crawford 1888 1888 1888 ... ... P UBLICATION The Kalevala trans. John Martin Crawford is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... knows no master.” The Finnish deities, like the ancient gods of Italy and Greece, are generally represented in pairs, and all the gods are probably w... ...e wicked hostess of the dismal Sariola, he, like Atlas in the mythology of Greece, relinquishes the support of the heavens, thunders along the borders... ... Finnish Styx, like Charon, the son of Erebus and Nox, in the mythology of Greece. The second daughter of T uoni is Lowyatar, black and blind, and is ... ...ee, dear mother, For thy tender care and guidance, For my birth and for my culture, Nurtured by thy purest life blood! Gratitude to thee, dear brother...

...Preface: The following translation was undertaken from a desire to lay before the English-speaking people the full treasury of epical beauty, folklore, and mythology comprised in The Kalevala, the national epic of the Finns. A brief description of this peculiar people, and of their ethical, linguistic, social, and religious life, seems to be calle...

...INBOW ............................................................................................................................. 87 RUNE IX ORIGIN OF IRON.................................................................................................................................................... 92 RUNE X ILMARINEN FORGES THE SAMPO ...................................

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ion Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...rs-off” and “breakers-up,” who had first wanted to effect a diver- sion in Greece and then in Warsaw but never wished to go where he was sent: Chichag... ...f Russia, or the balance of power in Europe, or a certain kind of European culture called “progress” appear to me to be good or bad, I must admit that... ...glance from under his brows. “Prince Theodore and all those. T o encourage culture and philanthropy is all very well of course. The aim is excellent b... ... states to the writers of general histories and the new his- tories of the culture of that period. The strangeness and absurdity of these replies aris...

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The Noble Qur'An

By: Rev. J. M. Rodwell

.... Rev. J. M. Rodwell, Introduction by Rev. G. Margoliouth is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... .... The liter- ary compositions to which he had ever listened were the half- cultured, yet often wildly powerful rhapsodies of early Ara- bian minstrels... ...ime, study, and meditation, and pre- sumes a far greater degree of general culture than any ortho- dox Muslim will be disposed to admit. In close conn... ...the Koran the principle of Evil. See Sura [xci.] ii. 32, n. 15 The sea of Greece and the sea of Persia. But as no literal interpretation of the passa... ...uir thinks that it may refer to Suheib, son of Sinan, “the first fruits of Greece,” as Muhammad styled him, who, while yet a boy, had been carried off...

...Introduction: The Koran admittedly occupies an important position among the great religious books of the world. Though the youngest of the epoch-making works belonging to this class of literature, it yields to hardly any in the wonderful effect which it has produced on large masses of men. It has created an all but new ph...

...1 96 Thick Blood or Clots of Blood 2 74 The Enwrapped 3 73 The Enfolded 4 93 The Brightness 5 94 The Opening 6 113 The Daybreak 7 114 Men 8 1 Sura I. 9 109 Unbelievers 10 112 The Unity...

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