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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...ped and flared, a lock blew wild. A girl on a hilltop; credulous, plastic, young; drinking the air as she longed to drink life. The eternal aching com... ...m from the wickedness of the universities. But it secretes friendly girls, young men who sing, and one lady instructress who really likes Milton and C... ...d sweetness and light, that she was more energetic than any of the hulking young women who, with calves bulging in heavy-ribbed woolen stockings benea... ... betrothed meant to be teachers. Of these there were two sorts: care- less young women who admitted that they intended to leave the “beastly classroom... ... again that their youth was senile and cruel on the day when she overheard Cy Bogart and Earl Haydock. Cyrus N. Bogart, son of the righteous widow who... ... time a boy of fourteen or fifteen. Carol had already seen quite enough of Cy Bogart. On her first evening in Gopher Prairie Cy had appeared at the he... ...t had felt rather complimented; had gone out and distributed a dollar. But Cy was a capitalist in charivaris. He returned with an entirely new group, ... ...nders and a carnival rattle. When Kennicott again interrupted his shaving, Cy piped, “Naw, you got to give us two dollars,” and he got it. A week late... ... piped, “Naw, you got to give us two dollars,” and he got it. A week later Cy rigged a tic-tac to a window of the living-room, and the tattoo out of t...

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The Soul of a Bishop

By: H. G. Wells

...EAM THE DREAM 1 1 1 1 1 IT WAS A SCENE of bitter disputation. A hawk-nosed young man with a pointing finger was prominent. His face worked violently, ... ...- puting! Which had gone on. Until last night. When this very disagreeable young man with the hawk nose and the point- ing finger had tackled one when... ...black sheep full of reproof, with disordered hair and a pointing finger. A young man with a most disagree- able voice. At which the other sheep took h... ...m to pretend that the atmosphere was a liberal and inquiring one, when the young man who had sat still and dormant by the table was in reality a keen ... ...eed is the unfortunate aspect of the whole af- fair.” Whereupon the fierce young man had exploded with: “T o that, is it, that you Anglicans have come... ...P TEAR OF EP TEAR OF EP TEAR OF EPISCOP ISCOP ISCOP ISCOP ISCOPA A A A ACY CY CY CY CY 1 1 1 1 1 IT WAS ONLY in the last few years that the bishop had...

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

...AR AND ARIST ON FEAR AND ARIST ON FEAR AND ARISTOCRA OCRA OCRA OCRA OCRACY CY CY CY CY 1 1 1 1 1 THE STORY OF William Porphyry Benham is the story of ... ...was nothing, it was like walking along a kerbstone, it was an exercise for young la- dies…. 7 7 7 7 7 In his younger days Benham had regarded Fear as ... ...n the chief thing present in my mind was that all those fellows round were young soldiers who wouldn’t at all understand bad behaviour. My arm was—orc... ...orce. His wife, William Porphyry’s mother, made the acquaintance of a rich young man named Nolan, who was recuperating at Seagate from the sequelae of... ... great London surgeon. Nolan was a dark, rather melancholy and sentimental young man, and he left about a third of his very large fortune en- tirely t... ...f plans in those days for the education of his boy, and the thought of the youngster played a large part in the series of complicated emotional crises...

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ill of great weight in his own profession, may not be equally known to the younger generation who have grown up since the words ‘Mr. Justice Patteson’... ... of Ottery St. Mary School, and the poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, was the youngest. The strong family affection that existed between all Colo- nel Co... ...leridge, a year older than, and one brother, James Henry, nearly two years younger than Coleridge, made up the family. Three years later, in 1830, Mr.... ...Many years later we shall find a refer- ence to this, the watchword of the young hearer’s life. The Archdeacon’s sermon was from John xvii. 20, 21: ‘N... ... time.’ 23 Yo n g e No doubt the whole family (except the yet unconfirmed younger brother) did so receive it in the summer holidays, the last that we... ...CHAPTER CHAPTER V V V V V THE CURA THE CURA THE CURA THE CURA THE CURACY A CY A CY A CY A CY AT ALFINGT T ALFINGT T ALFINGT T ALFINGT T ALFINGTON. 185...

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

...ll, now that Ulysses is dead there are many great men in Ithaca both old and young, and some other may take the lead among them; nevertheless I will b... ...lazing torches. Laertes had bought her with his own money when she was quite young; he gave the worth of twenty oxen for her, and shewed as much respe... ... no meeting of our councillors until now; who then can it be, whether old or young, that finds it so necessary to convene us? Has he got wind of some ... ...t shall surely be when an old man like you, who should know better, talks a young one over till he becomes troublesome, in the first place his young ... ... buildings, jeering at him tauntingly as they did so. “Telemachus,” said one youngster, “means to be the death of us; I suppose he thinks he can bring... ...seeing those of us who had es caped death, but wept for the others whom the Cy clops had killed. However, I made signs to them by nodding and frowni...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

By: Thomas Hardy

...e rising sun. His Christian name was Gabriel, and on working days he was a young man of sound judgement, easy motions, proper dress, and general good ... ...ar well, which Oak did not. He had just reached the time of life at which ‘young’ is ceasing to be the prefix of ‘man’ in speaking of one. He was at th... ...usehold goods and window plants, and on the apex of the whole sat a woman, young and attractive. Gabriel had not beheld the sight for more than half a... ...he said, stepping forward and handing twopence to the gatekeeper; ‘let the young woman pass.’ He looked up at her then; she heard his words, and looke... ...lessly down, covered half the floor of this little habitation, and here the young man stretched himself along, loosened his woollen cravat, and closed ... ...ing the light sky, must have been visible for miles around as a glistening Cy THE SHEEP WASHING—THE OFFER 107 clops’ eye in a green face. The grass ...

... extending upon his countenance like the rays in a rudimentary sketch of the rising sun. His Christian name was Gabriel, and on working days he was a young man of sound judgement, easy motions, proper dress, and general good character. On Sundays he was a man of misty views, rather given to postponing, and hampered by his best clothes and umbrella: upon the whole, one who ...

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Love and Life an Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...efly thus:— V enus was jealous of the beauty of a maiden named Psyche, the youngest of three daughters of a king. She sent misery on the land and fami... ...mily, and caused an oracle to declare that the only remedy was to deck his youngest daughter as a bride, and leave her in a lonely place to become the... ...century expecting the return of his daughters from the first gaiety of the youngest darling, are probably not dissimilar to those of Major Delavie, in... ...r and light. However, nobody cared for stuffiness, certainly not the three young ladies, who, fan in hand, came tripping down the steps that were unro... ...into a queue, and a blue and brown livery which sat like a uniform. “Well, young ladies,” he said, “I hope you enjoyed your- selves.” “Vastly, thank y... ...ly.” CHAPTER XXVII CHAPTER XXVII CHAPTER XXVII CHAPTER XXVII CHAPTER XXVII CY CY CY CY CYTHEREA THEREA THEREA THEREA THEREA’S BO ’S BO ’S BO ’S BO ’S ...

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First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

... ter of resemblance and the matter of difference—upon all those issues the young science student is as apt to dismiss as Rot, and the young classical ... ...nd see what is there, to cross mountain ranges, to open boxes and parcels. Young animals at least have that disposition too. For me it is something th... ...timate, flesh of my flesh and spirit of my spirit, like the drawings of my youngest boy. I put it aside as I would put aside the gay figure of a costu... ...e.) I know what love for an idealized person can be. It happens that in my younger days I found a character in the history of literature who had a sin... ...nwealth had come. But in many cases, since great numbers of women marry so young and so ignorantly that their thinking about reali- ties begins only a... ...EMOCRA 3.22. DEMOCRA 3.22. DEMOCRA 3.22. DEMOCRA 3.22. DEMOCRACY AND ARIST CY AND ARIST CY AND ARIST CY AND ARIST CY AND ARISTOCRA OCRA OCRA OCRA OCRA... ...AND ARIST CY AND ARIST CY AND ARIST CY AND ARISTOCRA OCRA OCRA OCRA OCRACY CY CY CY CY And now having dealt with the general form of a man’s duty and ...

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The Odyssey of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

...but to furnish him with a further stipend, urging, that, “While he was yet young, it was fitting that he should see with his own eyes the coun tries ... ...s the sire supreme address’d, Ægysthus’ fate revolving in his breast, Whom young Orestes to the dreary coast Of Pluto sent, a blood polluted ghost. “P... ...n’d Sincere from royal blood, and faith profaned; To warn the wretch, that young Orestes, grown To manly years, should re assert the throne. Yet, impo... ...b Ulysses robb’d of light; Great Polypheme, of more than mortal might? Him young Thousa bore (the bright increase Of Phorcys, dreaded in the sounds an... ...the spacious hall prepare, And form the costly feast with busy care. There young T elemachus, his bloomy face 32 The Odyssey of Homer Glowing celesti... ... THE CICONS, L L L L LO O O O OT T T T TOP OP OP OP OPHA HA HA HA HAGI AND CY GI AND CY GI AND CY GI AND CY GI AND CY CL CL CL CL CLOPS OPS OPS OPS OP...

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Prince Otto a Romance 1905 Edition

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...he green garden in which it stood, and that yet was a sea-traveller in its younger days, and had come round the Horn piecemeal in the belly of a ship,... ...ed the interminable order of the pine-tree pyramids, regular and dark like cy- presses, their light was of small service to a traveller in such lonely... ...’ ‘I suppose you see nothing of the Prince?’ inquired Otto. ‘No,’ said the young man, speaking for the first time, ‘nor want to.’ ‘Why so? is he so mu... ... innocent amusement, the subjects would be the better off.’ ‘Ay,’ said the young man Fritz, ‘you are in the right of it there. That was a true word sp... ...nterrupted Otto, who had no great anxiety to hear the song, ‘the Prince is young; he may yet mend.’ ‘Not so young, by your leave,’ cried Fritz. ‘A man... ...lusion, ‘a man of middle age! And they said he was so handsome when he was young!’ ‘And bald, too,’ added Fritz. Otto passed his hand among his locks....

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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...sful man of busi- ness; he died, most unfortunately, when Thomas was quite young. V ery soon after our author’s birth the family removed to The Farm, ... ... solitude, and when his elder brother, William, a real boy, came home, the young author followed in humility mingled with terror the diver- sions of t... ...ot without significance that he men- tions as especially attractive to the young only writings with a large narrative element.* Few boys read poetry, ... ...ful readers. It would be too much to say that the talent that attracts the young to him must needs be the Opium-Eater’s grand talent, though the notio... ...ollege; in Oxford there were five-and-twenty, all of which were peopled by young men, the élite of their own generation; not boys, but men: none under... ... Under this eminent man, whom in Greek I cognominated Cyclops Diphrélates (Cy- clops the Charioteer), I, and others known to me, studied the diphrelat...

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The Merry Wiues of Windsor

By: William Shakespeare

..., and her father is make her a petter penny. 61 Slen. I know the young Gentlewoman, she has good 62 gifts. 63 Euan. Seuen hu... ...comes my Master. 432 Qu. We shall all be shent: Run in here, good young 433 man: goe into this Closset: he will not stay long: what 434... ... Sir Iohn affects thy wife. 654 Ford. Why sir, my wife is not young. 655 Pist. He wooes both high and low, both rich & poor, 65... ...d (Bully) let 2240 her descend: my Chambers are honourable: Fie, priua-cy? 2241 Fie. 2242 Fal. There was (mine Host) an old- fat- woma...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ith this inscription on the wrap- per, Vanitas vanitatum et omnia vanitas. Young La Baudraye did not die, but he owed his life to habits of monastic s... ...ey of the Loire may be seen extending for forty leagues. From 1802 to 1815 young La Baudraye added several plots to his vineyards, and devoted himself... ...eigneur the Arch- bishop of Bourges, had converted to the Catholic faith a young person, the daughter of one of the citizen families, who were the fir... ... little man was very much startled, as I am told, at hearing that handsome young Milaud, the Attorney-General’s deputy at Nevers, say to Monsieur de C... ...able as their narrow circumstances allowed. In order not to be ruined by a young lady so very superior as Dinah seemed to be, Monsieur de la Baudraye ... ...d of the tincture of the shield, and surmounted by a ducal coronet. Motto, Cy paroist! A proud and sonorous device. “I want to put my own coat of arms...

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A Little Tour in France

By: Henry James

...ortifications, known to the Tourangeaux of today as the Tour de Guise. The young Prince of Joinville, son of that Duke of Guise who was murdered by th... ...easure, perhaps, is the charming little tomb of the two children (who died young) of Charles VIII. and Anne of Brittany, in white marble, embossed wit... ...down on this melancholy spot, on the other side of which is a seminary for young priests, one of whom issues from a door in a quiet corner, and, holdi... ...nd him, shows a glimpse of a sunny garden, where you may fancy other black young figures strolling up and down. Mademoiselle Gamard’s house, where she... ... of Henry IV.,— who was no more fortunate as a father than as a hus- band,—younger brother of Louis XIII., and father of the great Mademoiselle, the m... ...taph as this, which I quote from the “Biographie Universelle”:— “Celui qui cy maintenant dort, Fit plus de pitie que d’envie, Et souffrit mille fois l...

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The First Part of Henry the Fourth. Edited by Frederic W. Moorman

By: William Shakespeare

...eport: 56 On Holy- roode day, the gallant Hotspurre there, 57 Young Harry Percy, and braue Archibald, 58 That euer- valiant and a... ...4 But let him from my thoughts. What thinke you Coze 95 Of this young Percies pride? The Prisoners 96 Which he in this aduenture hat... ... Falst. Yfaith, my Lord, they are false: Nay, Ile tickle 1402 ye for a young Prince. 1403 Prin. Swearest thou, vngracious Boy? henceforth ... ...51 For I was trayn’d vp in the English Court; 1652 Where, being but young, I framed to the Harpe 1653 Many an English Dittie, louely well, ... ...st Part of Henry the Fourth Shakespeare: First Folio 1852 Which by thy younger Brother is supply’de; 1853 And art almost an alien to the heart... ...ut 3105 if I be not Iacke Falstaffe, then am I a Iacke: There is Per-cy, 3106 if your Father will do me any Honor, so: if not, let him 3107...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... an- tique statues, a well-known masterpiece of Grecian sculp- ture, and a young Italian, the fourth member of their party. “You must needs confess, K... ... member of their party. “You must needs confess, Kenyon,” said a dark-eyed young woman, whom her friends called Miriam, “that you never chiselled out ... ...an, “pray gratify us all by taking the exact attitude of this statue.” The young man laughed, and threw himself into the posi- tion in which the statu... ... express its magic peculiarity in words. The Faun is the marble image of a young man, leaning his right arm on the trunk or stump of a tree; one hand ... ... “I entreat you to take the tips of my ears for granted.” As he spoke, the young Italian made a skip and jump, light enough for a veritable faun; so a... ... that you hardly knew which tree had made it. Again, there were avenues of cy- press, resembling dark flames of huge funeral candles, which spread dus...

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Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys, In Black and White

By: Rudyard Kipling

...sez one to another, thinkin’ I was out av listen-reach: “Fwhat an obligin’ young man is this Corp’ril Mulvaney!” I was a Corp’ril then. I was rejuced ... ... an’ sweated, for I was wanted for to shif the second scene. I tell you, a young gurl’s e-vasion manes as much baggage as a rig’mint on the line av ma... ...red the chief officer sweetly. ‘Beastly thing to go down in a fog,’ said a young gentleman 13 Rudyard Kipling who was travelling for pleasure. ‘Choke... ...the jaw straight. ‘“You’re an ould fool, Mister Bragin,” sez I. ‘“You’re a young thief,” sez he, “an’ you’ve bruk my heart, you an’ Annie betune you!”... ...u say, Sorr, an Oirish rig’mint is the divil an’ more. ’Tis only fit for a young man wid eddicated fisteses. Oh the crame av disruption is an Oirish r... ...12 Soldiers Three CAPT . G. Thank Goodness it isn’t. (Aside.) I expected a cy- clone, but not an earthquake. MRS. H. She can’t! Is there anything that...

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When the Sleeper Wakes

By: H. G. Wells

...IA INSOMNIA INSOMNIA INSOMNIA ONE AFTERNOON, at low water, Mr. Isbister, a young artist lodging at Boscastle, walked from that place to the pictur- es... ...esterday.” It was the Isbister of the last chapter, but he was no longer a young man. The hair that had been brown and a trifle in excess of the fashi... ...too. I played cricket with him when I was still only a lad. And he looks a young man still. Yellow perhaps. But that is a young man nevertheless.” “An... ... blurr in his accent!” whispered the red-haired man. “Wire, sir?” said the young man with the flaxen beard, evidently puzzled. “He means send an elect... ...,” he said weakly, and glanced at the others. “That was it, sir,” said the youngster. “Boscastle, in the old Duchy of Cornwall—it’s in the southwest c... ...a space it seemed to be gathering breath, and a regular throbbing from its cy- lindrical body was audible. Then it trumpeted “Galloop, Galloop,” and b...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

................................................................ 300 CATO THE YOUNGER ...................................................................... ...city of Nursia, in the country of the Sabines; his father died when he was young, and he was carefully and decently educated by his mother, whose name... ... Afterwards, when Marius died, and Cinna shortly after was slain, when the younger Marius made himself consul against Sertorius’s wishes and contrary ... ... possession of Spain, a coun- try flourishing and populous, abounding with young men fit to bear arms; but on account of the insolence and covet- ousn... ...ewarded liberally those who presented them, the countryman brought him his young hind, which he took and was well pleased with at the first sight, but... ...ended the departure of his army, the image of Orpheus at Libethra, made of cy- press-wood, was seen to sweat in great abundance, to the discouragement...

...ON ..................................................................................................................................... 300 CATO THE YOUNGER ............................................................................................................... 330 AGIS ...................................................................................................

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...d friends, the corn and the vine and the hearth; the untamed spirit of the young has turned for ever to wandering and the sea. The soul of man has nev... ...arted a little in- coherently and in tears, and it had not occurred to the young 39 H G Wells man to imagine she was not going off to conventional li... ...l,” he says. “But how could I go back to my laboratory, mixed classes with young ladies, you know, after a thing like that? How could we live and wher... ...of them to unmistak- able adults, and they will make the temptation of the young a grave offence. In so migratory a population as the Modern Utopian, ... ...ch these children were coming. I noted the health and cleanliness of these young heirs of Utopia as they passed below. The pervading quality of the wh... ...f the club quadrangles. Two or three main roads with their tramways, their cy- clists’ paths, and swift traffic paths, will converge on the ur- ban ce...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...way of reaching that place would offer, till the following Monday. As most young candidates for the pains and penalties of whaling stop at this same N... ...sses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to deline... ...may gulph down for a shilling. Upon entering the place I found a number of young seamen gathered about a table, examining by a dim light divers specim... ... meat and potatoes, but dumplings; good heavens! dumplings for supper! One young fellow in a green box coat, addressed himself to these dumplings in a... ...e marked, as if a parcel of dark green frogs were running up the trunks of young palms. It was now quite plain that he must be some abominable savage ... ...r reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cy clades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyag...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

............................................... 292 CHAPTER XXXVI OF CATO THE YOUNGER ...................................................................... ...Virgil and Cicero. The study of Greek took precedence. At six years of age young Montaigne went to the College of Guienne at Bordeaux, where he had as... ... him to return as speedily as possible. He left for France, accompanied by young D’Estissac and several other gentlemen, who escorted him a considerab... ...th this journey of sym- pathy, than to repeat the words of Pasquier: “That young lady, allied to several great and noble families of Paris, pro- posed... ...ded the whole support and honour of his house, and soon after of that of a younger brother, the second hope of his family, and having withstood these ... ...t. Zeno used to say that he had two sorts of disciples, one that he called cy——ous, curious to learn things, and these were his favourites; the other,...

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Verses 1889-1896

By: Rudyard Kipling

...................................................................... 37 THE YOUNG BRITISH SOLDIER ........................................................ ...y, The regiment’s in column, an’ they’re marchin’ us away; Ho! the young recruits are shakin’, an’ they’ll want their beer to-day, After h... ...rink that ‘ud eat the live steel from your butts — An’ it’s bad for the young British soldier. Bad, bad, bad for the soldier . . . When the c... ...t, For the sickness gets in as the liquor dies out, An’ it crumples the young British soldier. Kipling 40 Crum-, crum-, crumples the soldier... ...lind; Be handy and civil, and then you will find That it’s beer for the young British soldier. Beer, beer, beer for the soldier . . . Now, if... ...E KIN AD OF THE KIN AD OF THE KING’S MER G’S MER G’S MER G’S MER G’S MERCY CY CY CY CY Abdhur Rahman, the Durani Chief, of him is the story ...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume 3

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...though mine enemy be great and strong, His cruel threat—do thou defend the young!’ 20 Volume 3 66. 66. 66. 66. 66. So speaking, the Cyllenian Argipho... ...5 Of great Hyperion, who to him did bear A race of loveliest children; the young Morn, Whose arms are like twin roses newly born, The fair-haired Moon... ... in scorn and spite of them. Therefore he poured desire into her breast Of young Anchises, _55 ... ...and loved, and the love clung Like wasting fire her senses wild among. THE CY THE CY THE CY THE CY THE CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS OPS OPS OPS OPS A S A S A S... ...ering flocks. _30 My sons indeed on far declivities, Young things themselves, tend on the youngling sheep, But I remain to fill ... ...tance, comrades, haste, assistance! The Cyclops, Silenus, Ulysses; chorus. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: What is this tumult? B... ...NUS: See! I now gape at Jupiter himself; I stare upon Orion and the stars. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Well, is the dinner fi... ...ILENUS: SILENUS: SILENUS: SILENUS: All ready, if your throat is ready too. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Are the bowls full of ... ... _195 So you may drink a tunful if you will. CY CY CY CY CYCL CL CL CL CLOPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: OPS: Is it ewe’s milk or co...

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Under the Deodars

By: Rudyard Kipling

...t it might be an instructive tale to put into print for the benefit of the younger generation. The younger generation does not want instruction, being... ...’ ‘And a military man?’ ‘When he has had the same amount of ser- vice. The young of both species are horrible. You would have scores of them in your s... ...s, and sends him into the collar with coltish earnestness and abandon; too young to be yet able to look back upon the progress he had made, and thank ... ... on which the State rests. The older ones have lost their aspirations; the younger are putting theirs aside with a sigh. Both learn to endure patientl... ... the road I’d like to box your ears. Ask, my dear boy, ask! Look! There is young Hexarly with six years’ service and half your talents. He asked for w... ...uess what her surroundings were like, while she stuck out her tongue.’ ‘Lu-cy!’ ‘Well I’ll withdraw the tongue, though I’m sure if she didn’t do it wh...

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Modern Broods or Developments Unlooked For

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...trying for an engagement, and finding that beside your high-school diploma young ladies I am consid- ered quite passee—” “My dear! With your art, and ... ... my back, and making me ready to throw up 6 Modern Broods my heels like a young colt.” “Ah! you will be taking another burthen, perhaps.” “No doubt, ... ...s afraid afterwards that there had been a good deal of noisiness among the young folks at Christmas. Hubert Delrio was there, and I fancy there was so... ...it after dinner.” And Magdalen felt her colour flushing up under all those young eyes. “Kitty Best said—” But here Mrs. Best interposed. “We don’t tal... ...them have to themselves for the half hour before Magdalen’s train, and the young ones’ return to the High School. She was at once established with The... ... her suspect that there was still poignancy in the remembrance. CHAPTER IV—CY CHAPTER IV—CY CHAPTER IV—CY CHAPTER IV—CY CHAPTER IV—CYCLES CLES CLES CL...

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An Historical Mystery

By: Honoré de Balzac

...eavy rifled carbine. “Shall you kill a roe-buck, Michu?” said his handsome young wife, trying to assume a laughing air. Before replying, Michu looked ... ...ier, rejected at the Louvre, married the widow of the Comte de Cinq-Cygne, younger branch of the famous fam- ily of Chargeboeuf, one of the most illus... ... the arms of the Simeuse fam- ily, richly carved, with their noble motto, “Cy meurs.” The old mother, in peasant dress, had moved her chair in front o... ...e wore a spencer, an aristocratic garment adopted by the Clichiens and the young bloods of Paris, which sur- vived both the Clichiens and the fashiona... ... words. The first man seemed on the whole a good fellow compared with this younger man, who was slashing the air with a cane, the top of which, made o... ...r. Such men have passions which keep them slaves to their calling. But the young man was plainly without passions and without vices. If he was a spy h... ...untess. “The cry of the five young girls of my house is mine!” “And ours, ‘Cy meurs,’” said the elder Simeuse. “There- fore, no quarter, I say; for, o... ...already in command of their troop. The last words of each were, “Laurence, cy meurs!” The elder d’Hauteserre died a colonel at the attack on the redou...

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Droll Stories Volume II : The Second Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ed with fat, and was called Mon- sieur. At the time of the last fair three young fellows, who were apprentices in knavery, in whom there was more of t... ...e good man then went and got into the bed of the maid-ser- vant, who was a young and pretty wench. The old bungler, bemuddled with wine, went ploughin... ...verbs, jests, jokes, and idle tales. The nuns of the said Poissy were good young ladies, who now this way, now that, cheated God to the profit of the ... ...other danger than that of having a child at an unseasonable time?” asked a young sister. “During the present reign,” replied Ursula, raising her head,... ..., after having eaten, drunk, and gambled away her inherit- ance. This poor young lady lived in a hovel, without fire in winter or cherries in spring; ... ...do we owe to him who made these leonine verses in the Abbey of Theleme:— ‘“Cy vous entrez, qui le saint Evangile En sens agile annoncez, quoy qu’on gr...

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The Story of the Gadsby

By: Rudyard Kipling

...t was the Gorgan you’re mashing. CAPT . G. (With withering emphasis.) Y ou young cub! What the—does it matter to you? Proceeds to read Gilded Youth a ... ... tarbrush in the family, I suppose. JERVOISE. T ar-brush! Not an anna. You young fellows talk as though the man was doing the girl an honor in marryin... ...MACKESY. Nonsense. That business was knocked on the head last season. Why, young Mallard— ANTHONY. Mallard was a candlestick, paraded as such. 26 Rud... ... one that I know? CAPT . G. Thank Goodness it isn’t. (Aside.) I expected a cy- clone, but not an earthquake. MRS. H. She can’t! Is there anything that... ...):— “You may carve it on his tombstone, you may cut it on his card, That a young man married is a young man marred!” Miss DEERCOURT. (From her horse.)... ...S. G. That means she was older than you. I shouldn’t like her to have been younger. Well? CAPT. G. Well, I fancied myself in love and raved about a bi...

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

By: H. G. Wells

...ion, for such glories and positions only as a “scientist” may expect, what young man would have given his life to such work, as young men do? No, they... ...n investigation into the Diurnal Variation in the Butting Frequency of the Young Bull Calf, an investigation that was yielding curves of an abnormal a... ...wooded blackness that hid the Farm from their eyes. “It’s all right,” said young Fulcher, ending a silence. “Don’t see any lights,” said Witherspoon. ... ...y meditated for a space. “‘E’d ‘ave come back if anything was wrong,” said young Fulcher, and this seemed so obvious and conclusive that pres- ently o... ...ersuade himself that he had heard the distant squeal of a fox—or perhaps a young rabbit gripped by a ferret. Swish, swish, swish, pitter, patter, swis... ...on, and found pres- ently a multitude of peering eavesdroppers about them, cy- clists, pedestrians, peeping from the bushes, rustling (as spar- rows w...

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England, My England

By: D. H. Lawrence

...e, and Winifred on the other. Ah, how he had wanted her: Winifred! She was young and beautiful and strong with life, like a flame in sunshine. She mov... ...e was the long, long barn or shed which he had made into a cottage for his youngest daughter Priscilla. One saw little blue-and-white check curtains a... ...wn intensity for so many generations. It seemed to cast a spell on the two young people. They be- came different. There was a curious secret glow abou... ...shed, and he was gratified by the glow of physical passion between the two young people. To the man who in London still worked hard to keep steady his... ...n still worked hard to keep steady his modest fortune, the thought of this young couple digging away and loving one another down at Crockham Cottage, ... ...s only a surface cut. The doctor was out. Egbert left the message and came cy- cling swiftly home, his heart pinched with anxiety. He dropped sweating...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

... an- tique statues, a well-known masterpiece of Grecian sculp- ture, and a young Italian, the fourth member of their party. “You must needs confess, K... ... member of their party. “You must needs confess, Kenyon,” said a dark-eyed young woman, whom her friends called Miriam, “that you never chiselled out ... ...an, “pray gratify us all by taking the exact attitude of this statue.” The young man laughed, and threw himself into the posi- tion in which the statu... ... express its magic peculiarity in words. The Faun is the marble image of a young man, leaning his right arm on the trunk or stump of a tree; one hand ... ... “I entreat you to take the tips of my ears for granted.” As he spoke, the young Italian made a skip and jump, light enough for a veritable faun; so a... ... that you hardly knew which tree had made it. Again, there were avenues of cy- press, resembling dark flames of huge funeral candles, which spread dus...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

... creaking, and became affected in flavour by progress and petrol. And then young Bert Smallways got a motor bicycle …. 2 2 2 2 2 Bert, it is necessary... ...e Smallways blood. But there was something advanced and enterprising about young Smallways before he was out of short frocks. He was lost for a whole ... ...oubt at all concerning the sort of stuff Bert had in him. He was six years younger than Tom, and for a time there was an attempt to utilise him in the... ...rogressive quality his nature had craved. His employer was a pirate-souled young man named Grubb, with a black-smeared face by day, and a music-hall s... ...the south of England. “Orf to Brighton!” said old Smallways, regarding his young- est son from the sitting-room window over the green-grocer’s shop wi... ...d get down; the third got itself entangled in the front wheel of a passing cy- clist, who came through the plate glass, and proved to be an actor out ...

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The Octopus a Story of California

By: Frank Norris

...he driveway and met Harran by the horse-block. Harran was Magnus Derrick’s youngest son, a very well-looking young fellow of twenty-three or twenty-fi... ...ine. In a corner of the room, during the whole course of his din- ner, two young Mexicans (one of whom was astonishingly handsome, after the melodrama... ...ast Range. I remember when De La Cuesta was married. He had never seen the young lady, only her miniature portrait, painted”—he raised a shoul- der—”I... ...zing there this week.” Solotari, the keeper of the restaurant, explained: “Young Annixter sold his wheat stubble on the ground to the sheep raisers of... ... Sierra foothills. “Since Sunday the herd has been down. Very clever, that young Annixter. He gets a price for his stubble, which else he would have t... ...ay,” he added, “you know we served notices yes- terday upon S. Behrman and Cy. Ruggles to quit the coun- try. Of course, they won’t do it, but they wo...

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...n old elm which buttressed it in front, and which often in spring sent its young sprays through the window panes. My uncle was tolerably well off for ... ...d everything in it. The living con- tents were his god-daughter Grauben, a young Virlandaise of seventeen, Martha, and myself. As his nephew and an or... ...ere invented, it is said, by Odin himself. Look there, and wonder, impious young man, and admire these letters, the invention of the Scandinavian god!... ...le, I at the other. “Axel,” said he very mildly; “you are a very ingenious young man, you have done me a splendid service, at a moment when, wearied o... ...n. “It is quite absurd!” I cried, “there is no sense about it. No sensible young man should for a moment entertain such a proposal. The whole thing is... ... ferns, as tall as our fir-trees in northern latitudes; lepidodendra, with cy- lindrical forked stems, terminated by long leaves, and bris- tling with...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

...a woman standing by the poop, holding an infant in her arms. She was quite young. 93 Jules Verne I could distinguish her features, which the water ha... ... holes from the bites, and quite dead. From its mutilated fin still hung a young whale which it could not save from the massacre. Its open mouth let t... ...nd American whalers, in their rage for destruction, massacred both old and young; thus, where there was once life and animation, they had left silence... ...d Conseil. “No; not unless you attack them. When they have to defend their young their rage is terrible, and it is not uncommon for them to break the ... ...of thunder. The wind veered suddenly to all points of the horizon; and the cy- clone, rising in the east, returned after passing by the north, west, a... ...t. The enterprise was successfully terminated; and for its first despatch, young America addressed old Eu- rope in these words of wisdom, so rarely un...

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Puck of Pooks Hill

By: Rudyard Kipling

.......................................................................... 20 YOUNG MEN AT THE MANOR ....................................................... ... as he any fair-day in the County, and about four o’clock in the morning a young novice came along from the monas- tery that used to stand on the top ... ...days people sent their sons to a monastery just the same as a school. This young fellow had been to a monastery in France for a few months every year,... ...er because I was walking the old horse in circles all this time—“What, you young jackanapes?” said he. “Then by your reasoning I ought to say ‘Thank y... ...eep in his cot, and Weland put the sword into his hand, and I remember the young fellow gripped it in his sleep. Then Weland strode as far as he dared... ...he Government by a one- eyed smith from Carthage. I remember we called him Cy- clops. He sold me a beaver-skin rug for my sister’s room.’ ‘But it coul...

..................................................................................................................................................... 20 YOUNG MEN AT THE MANOR .................................................................................................................................................................... 21 Sir Richard?s Song ..................

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...bright consummate flower;” or, amongst human flowers, the most magnificent young female, apparelled in the pomp of womanhood. And thus not only the id... ...ich he treated them- selves, that he could be nothing more than some green young man, they concluded that they should have all the easier task in disp... ...y is familiar, though hitherto not put in a proper light. Berkeley, when a young man, went to Paris and called on Père Malebranche. He found him in hi... ... that, when he reached Cruickshank’s he was positively not dead. Mr. ——, a young student at that time, had the honor of giving him the coup de grâce, ... ...ecame known to fame under the title of the Master of the Rolls; but he was young and unspoiled: whereas this man was a monstrous feather-bed in person... ...Prophet and twenty such fellows. I used to call him Cyclops mastigophorus, Cy- clops the whip-bearer, until I observed that his skill made whips usele...

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Lady Hester : Or, Ursula's Narrative

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...use, named Sault St. Pierre, all looking prosperous and comfortable, and a young farmer, American in his ways—free-spoken, famil- iar, and blunt—but v... ... and everything pleasant; and Joel Lea called his wife, a hand- some, fair young woman. Bertram says from the first she put him in mind of some one, a... ...her. However, they had gone to another resort of theirs, where there was a young hunter who often visited them, and was on friendly terms. When he fou... ... that he had been a cruel, faithless tyrant, who had wilfully deserted his young wife. Joel Lea would not listen to her. Why should she wish to make h... ...ians, thought that the marriage could not be substantiated—but by a clever young clerk, who had managed to find out the state of things; a man named P... ...RE TRE TRE TREV V V V VOR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGA OR’S LEGACY CY CY CY CY JAQUETTA BORE the brunt of that night, and showed the stuff she...

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The Ethics of Aristotle

By: J. A. Smith

... it, and in a general way the man of general mental cultivation. Hence the young man is not a fit student of Moral Phi- losophy, for he has no experie... ...being practice and not mere knowl- edge. And I draw no distinction between young in years, and youthful in temper and disposition: the defect to which... ... age, but only 105 The Ethics of Aristotle to youth: we do think that the young should be Shamefaced, because since they live at the beck and call of... ...h that is wrong and Shame acts on them as a check. In fact, we praise such young men as are Shamefaced, but no one would ever praise an old man for be... ...ics of Aristotle A corroboration of what I have said is the fact, that the young come to be geometricians, and mathematicians, and Scientific in such ... ...glected, and each man lives just as he likes, ruling his wife and children Cy- clops-Fashion. Of course, the best thing would be that there should be ...

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

..., and seek out and train our own vastly greater resources of first quality young airmen, the Germans may come as near to being “driven out of the air”... ...ess of man- kind. IX IX IX IX IX DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRACY CY CY CY CY ALL THE TALK, all the aspiration and work that is making now to... ...DA OF GANDA OF GANDA OF GANDA OF DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRA DEMOCRACY CY CY CY CY IN THE PRECEDING CHAPTER I have dealt with the discussion of Pr... ...when it ceases; they must be continually explained and re-explained to the young and the negligent. And for this new world of democracy and the League...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...every day, fresh and glorious as the untired Sun-God. He is Eros, the ever young. Dark, dark were this world of ours had either Divinity left it—dark ... ...the God of the Other Bow! Dost know him, reader? Old is he, Eros, the ever young. He and Time were children together. Chronos shall die, too; but Love... ...he homely and tightened garments he wore. 7 Burlesques “Ahem! sir! I say, young man!” the customer exclaimed. “Ton d’apameibomenos prosephe,” read on... ...e customer burst out into a fit of laughter so shrill and cheery, that the young Student could not but turn round, and blushing, for the first time re... ..., as some folks do: but sell as low as any other house.” “Y ou’re precious young to have all these good things,” the girl exclaimed, not unwilling, se... ...he streams of Ching- wang-foo; where the minarets soar sparkling above the cy- presses, their reflections quivering in the lucid waters of the Golden ... ...those blue waters, with palace and pinnacle, with gilded dome and towering cy- press, it seemeth a very Paradise of Mahound: but, enter the city, and ...

...He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glorious as the untired Sun-God. He is Eros, the ever young. Dark, dark were this world of ours had either Divinity left it--dark without the daybeams of the Latonian Charioteer, darker yet without the daedal Smile of the God of the Other Bow! Dost know him, reader?...

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Lay Morals

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

......................................................................141 THE YOUNG CHEV ALIER ............................................................. ...asp of this inner law; but the vast majority, when they come to advise the young, must be content to retail certain doctrines which have been already ... ...-keep- ing, and how to walk through a quadrille. But, you may tell me, the young people are taught to be Christians. It may be want of penetration, bu... ...ies condensed, the very pith and epitome of all ethics and religion; and a young man with these precepts engraved upon his mind must follow after prof... ...this invaluable eighth command- ment, let me tell you a few pages out of a young man’s life. He was a friend of mine; a young man like others; gener- ... ...ere you’re going?’ ‘Fine!’ said Montroymont. ‘Fine do I ken where: bankrup’cy and the Bass Rock!’ ‘Praise to my bones that I never married!’ cried the...

..................................................129 THE GREAT NORTH ROAD ......................................................................141 THE YOUNG CHEVALIER ........................................................................176 HEATHERCAT.............................................................................................187...

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