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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free 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 per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...y-side and concentrating in hitherto unthought- of masses about a few city centres, food was coming to them over enormous distances upon a scale that ... ...to be sent back 50 The World Set Free on the morrow to their mobilisation centres. The country was on the eve of war. He was to go back through Londo... ...ur Bureaux were now partially transformed into enrolment offices, and were centres of hotly patriotic excitement. At every convenient place upon the l... ... ests remained untouched. Indeed, the whole world even in its most crowded districts was filthy with flies and swarming with needless insect life to a... ...ruck across coun- try to Winchester, fearing to approach the bomb-poisoned district round London, and at Winchester he had the luck to be taken on as ... ... The cathedral bells, which had been silent ever since I had come into the district, were beginning, with a sort of rheumatic difficulty, to ring. Pre...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...What is Coming? A Forecast of Things after the War By H.G. WELLS A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERI... ...N STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION What Is Coming? A Forecast of Things after the War by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...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... ...iddle of this high road is a frontier. The south side belongs to the urban district of Braintree; the north to the rural district of Bocking. If the c... ...gainst the most un- worldly. And when one goes up the scale from the urban district and rural district boundaries, one finds equally crazy county arra... ...ds straight and good for the world to go through. Every American knows the district that sends its congress- man to Washington for the good of his dis... ... examined) the forts at Liége. She bought and prepared a hundred strategic centres in individualistic Bel- gium and France. So we pass from the fact t... ...onial empire, vindictive, intriguing, and unscrupulous, a mere se- ries of centres of attack upon adjacent territory, to compli- cate the immense dise... ...king only a necessary outlet to the seas of the world, or has he dreams of Delhi? Here again, as in all these questions, personal idio- syncrasy comes...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle 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... ...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... ...hen- tic fragment of the oldest Past. It is the Keblah of all Moslem: from Delhi all onwards to Morocco, the eyes of innumerable praying men are turne... ...turned towards it, five times, this day and all days: one of the notablest centres in the Habitation of Men. It had been from the sacredness attached ... ...reat; within one century afterwards, Arabia is at Grenada on this hand, at Delhi on that;—glancing in valor and splendor and the light of ge- nius, Ar... ... sand; but lo, the sand proves ex- plosive powder, blazes heaven-high from Delhi to Grenada! I said, the Great Man was always as lightning out of Heav... ...nt to be chosen by the whole of England; equable electoral divi- sion into districts; free suffrage, and the rest of it! A very ques- tionable, or ind... ...mained nothing but the way of Despotism. Military Dictators, each with his district, to coerce the Royalist and other gainsayers, to govern them, if n...

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................................................. 68 LECTURE IV. THE HERO AS PRIEST. LUTHER; REFORMATION: KNOX; PURITANISM. 99 LECTURE V.THE HERO AS MAN OF LETTERS. JOHNSON, ROUSSEAU, BURNS. ........ 131 LECTURE VI.THE HERO AS KING. CROMWELL, NAPOLEON: MODERN REVOLUTIONISM............................................................................................................

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