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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...

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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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