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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...e University, Wisconsin. It is in the public domain. "Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essays was first published in 1603. In 'The World's Classic... ...al material was supplied by R.S. Bear from the Everyman's Library edition of 1910. Content unique to this presentation is copyright © 1999 The Univer... ...10. Content unique to this presentation is copyright © 1999 The University of Oregon. For nonprofit and educational uses only. Send comments and corr... ...ow countries, always provided the king should attempt nothing against the Dukes life; which promise notwithstanding, being neere his end, he expresl... ...ve strange springs and ridiculous causes. What ruine did our last Duke of Burgundy runne into for the quarrell of a cart-load of sheepes-skinnes? An...

...no other than a familiar and private end: I have no respect or consideration at all, either to thy service, or to my glory: my forces are not capable of any such desseigne. I have vowed the same to the particular commodity of my kinsfolk and friends: to the end, that losing me (which they are likely to do ere long), they may therein find some lineaments of my conditions a...

...They have a secret, unperceived and delicate beauty; he had neede of a cleere, farreseeing and true-discerning sight that should rightly discover this secret light. Is not ingenuity (according to us) cosin germaine unto sottishnesse, and a quality of reproach? Socrates maketh his soule ...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby 1922 edition of Ormsby’s translation A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication... ...ote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby (1922 ed.) 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... ...st do without sonnets at the beginning, at least sonnets whose authors are dukes, marquises, counts, bishops, ladies, or famous poets. Though if I wer... ...ld can persuade another that the story of the Princess Floripes and Guy of Burgundy is not true, or that of Fierabras and the bridge of Mantible, whic... ...no such knight-errant as the valiant Lusitanian Juan de Merlo, who went to Burgundy and in the city of Arras fought with the famous lord of Charny, Mo... ...e and honour; or adventures and challenges achieved and delivered, also in Burgundy, by the valiant Spaniards Pedro Barba and Gutierre Quixada (of who... ...an Roland? and who more gallant and courteous than Ruggiero, from whom the dukes of Ferrara of the present day are descended, according to Turpin in h...

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The Tragedy of King Lear

By: William Shakespeare

...The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare The Tragedy of King Lear is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. The P... ...sylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. The Tragedy of King Lear is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This... ...y. This Portable Docu ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... DRAMATIS PERSONAE LEAR, King of Britain KING OF FRANCE DUKE OF BURGUNDY DUKE OF CORNWALL DUKE OF ALBANY EARL OF KENT EARL OF GLOUCESTER ED... ... us: but now, in the division of the kingdom, it appears not which of the dukes he values most; for equalities are so weighed, that curiosity in neit... ... dowers, that future strife May be prevented now. The princes, France and Burgundy, Great rivals in our youngest daughter’s love, Long in our court h... ...h the last, not least; to whose young love The vines of France and milk of Burgundy Strive to be interess’d; what can you say to draw A third more opu... ...wn to my chance, Is queen of us, of ours, and our fair France: Not all the dukes of waterish Burgundy Can buy this unprized precious maid of me. Bid t... ...what are they? CURAN: Have you heard of no likely wars toward, ‘twixt the Dukes of Cornwall and Albany? EDMUND: Not a word. CURAN: You may do, the...

...Excerpt: ACT I. SCENE I. King Lear?s palace. Enter KENT, GLOUCESTER, and EDMUND. KENT: I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall. GLOUCESTER: It did always seem so to us: but now, in the division of the kingdom, it appears not which of the dukes he values most; for equalities are so weighed, that curiosity in neither can make ch...

...LEAR, King of Britain KING OF FRANCE DUKE OF BURGUNDY DUKE OF CORNWALL DUKE OF ALBANY EARL OF KENT EARL OF GLOUCESTER EDGAR: Son to Gloucester. EDMUND: bastard son to Gloucester. CURAN: a courtier. Old Man: tenant to Gloucester. Doctor ...

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Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret de Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Stray Pearls Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont Viscountess of Bellaise By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge is ... ... Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... I sometimes wonder whether a better time will come, when out good Duke of Burgundy tries to carry out the maxims of Monseigneur the Archbishop of Cam... ... that may well call down the vengeance of Heaven. Yet, if our good Duke of Burgundy fulfil the prom- ise of his youth, the evil may yet be averted. Th... ... in the Great Gallery, while the mob roared outside, and the Cardinal, the Dukes of Orleans and Longueville, and other great nobles, argued the matter... ...window in the court.’ So there they all were, except one little Count from Burgundy, who slept serenely through the tumult. By this time we could reco... ...d never felt so well in her life. Near the town of Saint Cere they met the Dukes of Bouillon and La Rochefoucauld, with eight hundred men, mostly gent... ...rive la Gaillarde was taken from the royal troops 204 Stray Pearls by the Dukes. The regiment sent by the Cardinal to occupy the place was Prince Tho...

Excerpt: Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge.

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...y George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...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... ...he document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...nd there your Law did good work.—You’re for Bordeaux. What is your word on Burgundy?’ ‘Our Falernian!’ ‘Victor Radnor has the oldest in the kingdom. B... ...e heart I wanted to rouse to hear me! One may be sure that the man for old Burgundy has it big and sound, in spite of his legal practices; a dear good... ...e, they talked of the sum over and over in the solitude of their chamber. ‘Dukes have married for less.’ Such an heir- ess, they said, might buy up a ...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ...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 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... ...ht well do, for it did not hold half a pint, and tasted like a small wine of Burgundy, but much more delicious. They brought me a second hogshead, whi... ...eads, to dwell any longer on so nice a subject. But as to counts, marquises, dukes, earls, and the like, I was not so scrupulous. And I con fess, it ...

...Excerpt: The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother?s side. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curious people c...

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The Two Brothers Tranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...e Opera, in January, 1821, than she captured one of the most distinguished dukes of the court of Louis XVIII. Philippe tried to make head against the ... ...h is drunk throughout the two departments, and which, if manufac- tured as Burgundy and Gascony manufacture theirs, would be one of the best wines in ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s Publication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is fur... ...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... ...lity which was maintained at Queen’s Crawley. The cellars were filled with burgundy then, the kennels with hounds, and the stables with 84 V anity Fa... ...ould not such wine make any conversation pleasant? We must get some of his Burgundy at any price, the mourners cry at his club. “I got this box at old... ...prietress of the Pineries, Fulham, who gave summer dejeuners frequented by Dukes and Earls, and drove about the parish with magnificent yellow liverie... ... small way. All the great company in Rome thronged to his saloons—Princes, Dukes, Ambassadors, artists, fiddlers, monsignori, young bears with their l...

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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

...s A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylva- ... ...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 file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State Univer- sit... ... was not quite so glad of this, when he found that they knew all the great dukes, lords, viscounts, mar- quesses, duchesses, knights, and baronets, qu... ...arly and above all, to what extent he had become acquainted with the great dukes, lords, viscounts, marquesses, duchesses, knights, and baronets, in w... ... heart, like a ray of light shining through the ruddy medium of choice old burgundy. His neckerchief and shirt-frill were ever of the whitest, his clo...

...Preface: What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions, is plain truth to another. That which is commonly called a long-sight, perceives in a prospect innumerable features and bearings non-existent to a short-sighted person. I sometimes ask myself whether...

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The Tragedie of King Lear

By: William Shakespeare

...TRAGEDIE OF KING LEAR. by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Based on the Folio Text of 1623 DjVu Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc.... ...s ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Shakespeare: First Folio Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The Tragedie of King Lear... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Scena Tertia. - i - The Tragedie of King Lear qq2 Actus Primus. Scoena Prima. 2 Enter Kent, ... ...ow in the diuision of the Kingdome, it ap-peares 8 not which of the Dukes hee valewes 9 most, for qualities are so weigh’d, that curiosi... ... Cordelia, and attendants. 39 Lear. Attend the Lords of France & Burgundy, Gloster. - 1 - The Tragedie of King Lear Shakespeare: First Foli... ... that future strife 50 May be preuented now. The Princes, France & Burgundy, 51 Great Riuals in our yongest daughters loue, 52 Lon... ... Her Fathers heart from her; call France, who stirres? 135 Call Burgundy, Cornwall, and Albanie, 136 With my two Daughters Dowres, d... ... Is Queene of vs, of ours, and our faire France: 283 Not all the Dukes of watrish Burgundy, 284 Can buy this vnpriz’d precious Maid of... ... Cur. Haue you heard of no likely Warres toward, 939 ’Twixt the Dukes of Cornwall, and Albany? 940 Bast. Not a word. 941 ...

...Excerpt: The Tragedie of King Lear; Actus Primus -- Scoena Prima -- Enter Kent, Gloucester, and Edmond. Kent. I thought the King had more affected the Duke of Albany, then Cornwall. Glou. It did alwayes seeme so to us: But now in the division of t...

...Table of Contents: The Tragedie of King Lear, 1 -- Actus Primus. Scoena Prima., 1 -- Scena Secunda., 8 -- Scena Tertia., 12 -- Scena Quarta., 12 -- Scena Quinta., 20 -- Actus Secundus. Scena Prima., 21 -- Scena Secunda., 25 -- Actu...

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King Henry V

By: William Shakespeare

... William Shakespeare’s King Henry V is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu ment file is f... ...ity. This Portable Docu ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...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... ... A Herald. CHARLES the Sixth : King of France. LEWIS: the Dauphin. DUKE OF BURGUNDY : (BURGUNDY:) DUKE OF ORLEANS : (ORLEANS:) DUKE OF BOURBON : ... ...ance. The KING’S palace. [Flourish. Enter the FRENCH KING, the DAUPHIN, the DUKES of BERRI and BRETAGNE, the Constable, and others.] KING OF FRANCE ... ...an carefully it us concerns To answer royally in our defences. Therefore the Dukes of Berri and of Bretagne, Of Brabant and of Orleans, shall make for... ...ave me: the day is hot, and the weather, and the wars, and the king, and the dukes: it is no time to discourse. The town is beseeched, and the trumpet... ...nce; You Dukes of Orleans, Bourbon, and of Berri, Alencon, Brabant, Bar, and Burgundy; Jaques Chatillon, Rambures, Vaudemont, Beaumont, Grandpre, Rous... ...n, John Duke of Alencon, Anthony Duke of Brabant, The brother of the Duke of Burgundy, And Edward Duke of Bar: of lusty earls, Grandpre and Roussi, Fa...

...Excerpt: Chorus: O for a Muse of fire, that would ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars; and at his h...

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King Henry Vi, Part Iii

By: William Shakespeare

... King Henry VI, Part III by William Shakespeare is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni versity. This Portable Document file is f... ...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... ...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... ...RD: Where is the Duke of Norfolk, gentle Warwick? And when came George from Burgundy to England? WARWICK: Some six miles off the duke is with the so... ...rs; And for your brother, he was lately sent From your kind aunt, Duchess of Burgundy, With aid of soldiers to this needful war. RICHARD: ’Twas odds,... ...: That Edward is escaped from your brother, And fled, as he hears since, to Burgundy. WARWICK: Unsavory news! but how made he escape? Post: He was ... ...ter! [He and his forces enter the city .] GLOUCESTER: Two of thy name, both Dukes of Somerset, Have sold their lives unto the house of York; And thou... ...like to autumn’s corn, Have we mow’d down, in tops of all their pride! Three Dukes of Somerset, threefold renown’d For hardy and undoubted champions; ...

...Excerpt: While we pursued the horsemen of the north, He stole away and left his men: Whereat the great Lord of Northumberland, Whose warlike ears could never brook retreat, Cheer?d up the drooping army; and himself, Lord Clifford and Lord Stafford, all abreast, Ch...

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Don Juan

By: George Byron

... Don Juan by George Byron 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 i... ...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... ...t, sublimed with snow, Nor the first sparkle of the desert spring, Nor Burgundy in all its sunset glow, After long travel, ennui, love, or sla... ...ron: Through Courland also, which that famous farce saw Which gave her dukes the graceless name of ‘Biron. ’ ‘T is the same landscape which th... ...eyond their brink, And long the latest of arrivals halts, ‘Midst royal dukes and dames condemn’d to climb, And gain an inch of staircase at a ... ...have hardly left them one tenant. Some who once set their caps at cautious dukes, Have taken up at length with younger brothers: Some heiresse...

...Excerpt: Dedication. Bob Southey! You?re a poet -- Poet-laureate, And representative of all the race, Although ?t is true that you turn?d out a Tory at Last,-- yours has lately been a common case; And now, my Epic Renegade! what are ye at? With all the Lakers, in and out of place? A nest of tuneful persons, t...

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories

By: H. G. Wells

... G. Wells A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Penns... ...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... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories by H.G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...work up to tragic culminations. Bricklayers kick their wives to death, and dukes betray theirs; but it is among the small clerks and shopkeepers nowad... ...stout and a nice Welsh rarebit, and I’ll order that. I ain’t much given to Burgundy,” and forthwith stout and Welsh rarebit promptly appeared at his c... ...on’t quite follow,” said Mr. Maydig, pouring out a glass of miraculous old Burgundy. Mr. Fotheringay helped himself to a second Welsh rarebit out of v...

...Introduction: The enterprise of messrs. T. Nelson & Sons and the friendly accommodation of Messrs. Macmillan render possible this collection in one cover of all the short stories by me that I care for any one to read again. Except for the two series of l...

...RODUCTION ............................................................................................................................. 5 THE JILTING OF JANE ................................................................................10 THE CONE.....................................................................................................16 THE STOLEN BACILLUS......

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

... Ten Years Later– Volume One (The Thr... ... Ten Years Later– Volume One (The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Duma [Pere] is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Duma [Pere], the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA... ...ure.” “Vatel,” cried Fouquet, pressing the hand of his maitre d’hotel, “you are a man! I thank you, Vatel, for having understood that at my house M. d... ...w, the people knew nothing of the king of France. They not only did not know him, but were unwilling to know him. One face — a single one — floated vi... ...m his glass, with the air of a connoisseur. “Let me never hear any ill words against the fare of the Bastile,” said he, half closing his eyes; “happy ...

...Excerpt: Towards the middle of the month of May, in the year 1660, at nine o?clock in the morning, when the sun, already high in the heavens, was fast absorbing the dew from the ramparts of the castle of Blois a little cavalcade, composed of three men a...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SER... ...CTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 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... ... than in the wine provinces, where the land is fit for producing it: as in Burgundy, Guienne, and the Upper Languedoc. The numerous hands employed in ... ...rtation of all foreign wines, merely to encourage the making of claret and Burgundy in Scot- land? But if there would be a manifest absurdity in turni... ...e greater part of them, assessed according to the degree of their rank; as dukes, marquises, earls, viscounts, barons, esquires, gentlemen, the el- de...

Excerpt: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

...Contents INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DIS...

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The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

...son, M.A. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of the Thirty Years’ War by Friedrich Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J.... ...h Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison, M.A. 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... ...jected it. Hesse-Cashel could not be prevailed upon to declare itself, the Dukes of Brunswick and Luneburg also hesitated. But the three cities of the... ...he Prince of Weimar and others were shedding their blood in the field. The Dukes of Pomerania, Mecklenburg, Luneburg, and Wirtemberg, and the free cit... ... further contempt of law, committed to Spain as Sovereign of the circle of Burgundy, to the Duke of Bavaria, and the League. Had the Evangelic Union b... ...d an army of 60,000 men in motion; the administrator of Magdeburg, and the Dukes of Brunswick and Mecklenburgh, entered into an alliance with him. Enc... ...prepared to carry the war into the interior of France. He actually entered Burgundy, while the Spaniards from the Netherlands made progress in Picardy...

...Preface: The present is the only collected edition of the principal works of Schiller which is accessible to English readers. Detached poems or dramas have been translated at various times, and sometimes by men of eminence, since the first publication of the original works; a...

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