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Title:   Life on the Mississippi
Author:   Mark Twain
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000679999
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...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and of 300,000 square miles in Texas and New Mexico, which in many aspects form a part of it, this basin contains about 1,250,000 squar...
 
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...arge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvania St... ...contained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Life on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) ,... ... ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them,... ...se, and back the Mississippi up before it; we would have to do a little craw fishing, then, to get away from the obstruction. We often hit white logs... ...eam ers; next the war came and almost entirely annihilated the steamboating industry during several years, leaving most of the pilots idle, and the c... ...ee hundred thousand miles long, and stuck out over the Gulf of Mexico like a fishing rod. And by the same token any person can see that seven hundred... ...fficiency of money out of what is left of the once prodi gious steamboating industry. I suppose that St. Louis and New Orleans have not suffered mate... ...prohibitory impost upon it to keep it from working serious injury to her oil industry. Helena occupies one of the prettiest situations on the Mississi... ... house wept as one individual. My friend went on summer vacation up into the fishing regions of our northern British neighbors, and carried this sermo...
 
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Title:   Some Reminiscences
Author:   Joseph Conrad
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678905
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...e of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...n. Over all this hung the oppressive shadow 31 Joseph Conrad of the great Russian Empire—the shadow lowering with the darkness of a new-born national... ...ch a successful example of self-help based on character, determination and industry; and my great-grandmother, her health completely broken down, died... ...uted Polish kingdom under the sceptre of Alexander I., Autocrat of all the Russias. This kingdom, created by the Vienna Congress as an acknowledgment ... ...because, being a separate organisation, it took no part in the wars of the Russian Empire against Persia or Tur- key. Its first campaign, against Russ... ...itude of fellow-beings even as a fish is drawn from the depths of the sea. Fishing is notoriously (I am talk- ing now of the deep sea) a matter of luc...
 
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Title:   A Personal Record
Author:   Joseph Conrad
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000679397
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...e of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Personal Record by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State Univer... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ... I have forgot- ten. Over all this hung the oppressive shadow of the great Russian empire—the shadow lowering with the darkness of a new-born national... ...e Man of St. Helena in view of his deplorable levity in the conduct of the Russian campaign. It was during the memorable retreat from Moscow that Mr. ... ... a successful example of self- help based on character, determination, and industry; and my great-grandmother, her health completely broken down, died... ...tuted Polish kingdom under the sceptre of Alexander I, Autocrat of all the Russias. This kingdom, created by the Vienna Congress as an ac- knowledgmen... ...itude of fellow beings even as a fish is drawn from the depths of the sea. Fishing is notoriously (I am talking now of the deep sea) a matter of luck....
 
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Title:   The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact
Author:   Sam Vaknin
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Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Historical Fiction
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235235
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...What was in Hitler's personal file kept by the Nazi Party's own intelligence agency, the SD? Israel Sarid Roth, only son of two survivors of the Holocaust is about to find out, as a routine assignment in Jerusalem plunges him into the...
 
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... © 2006-2007 All Rights Reserved Based on hundreds of newly-discovered documents in archives the world over – now … THE HITLER FILE Israel S... ...lf at the deadly center of a nightmare. • What is on the floppy disk he picked up in Jerusalem? • Who is Frankenberg, the investigative journali... ...f the SS, release Frankenberg’s father from the death camp Auschwitz? • What was in Hitler’s personal file, kept by the Nazi Party’s own intellige... ...some trust in life, not least by making a small fortune in the specialty publishing industry. My mother slid the plate of broiled vegetables acros... ... face a hostile mask. I forced myself to proceed: “Yesterday you told me that Russia was in the clutches of a Jewish- Bolshevik clique, that Am... ...ews in the 15 th century, tradition in my family has it that we moved to Poland or Russia. An offshoot settled in the fertile Hungarian plains of N... ...inal thinker. People were captivated and so was I.” “Presumably, he spoke with a Russian accent?” – Himmler surprises me. “His German struck me... ... Goebbels, for instance? You tried to discredit him in her eyes, yes?” He wasn’t fishing. He clearly knew the answer. “Yes, I did.” The offi...
 
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Title:   The Wife and Other Stories
Author:   Anton Tchekhov
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000660011
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............. 78 THE PRIVY COUNCILLOR ...................................................................................................... 134 THE MAN IN A CASE ................................................................................................................ 151 GOOSEBERRIES ........................................................................................
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Wife and other stories by Anton Chekhov, the Pennsylvania S... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... .... I was writ- ing “A History of Railways”; I had to read a great number of Russian and foreign books, pamphlets, and articles in the magazines, to mak... ...ve it was disappointment. I had actually given up my post in the *Sobol in Russian means “sable-marten.”- TRANSLATOR’S NOTE. 6 Anton Chekhov Departme... ...May and June a summer villa a good distance out of town; walks, sketching, fishing, nightingales; and then from July right on to autumn an artist’s to... ...stinguished man of great gifts and unquestionable useful- ness. I have the industry and power of endurance of a camel, and that is important, and I ha... ...re of today strikes me as not being literature, but a special sort of home industry, which exists simply in order to be encouraged, though people do n... ... conjur- ing trick. T o us idlers, knowing nothing of systematic work, his industry seemed simply miraculous. Getting up at nine, he sat down to his t...
 
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Title:   Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh
Author:   Thomas Carlyle
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Book Id:   WPLBN0000679379
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the document or for the file as an elec- tronic transmission, in any way. Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ... take the size of pots of ale;” still more, of that altogether misdirected industry, which is seen vigorously thrashing mere straw, there can nothing ... ...h, let them take the consequence. Nevertheless be it remarked, that even a Russian steppe has tumult and gold ornaments; also many a scene that looks ... ..., new means must of neces- sity be had recourse to. In a world existing by Industry, we grudge to employ fire as a destroying element, and not as a cr... ...difference, our Economists, nigh buried under Tables for minor Branches of Industry, have altogether overlooked the grand all-overtopping Hy- pocrisy ... ... high even as at One to a Hundred (which, considering the Wages of a Pope, Russian Autocrat, or En- glish Game-Preserver, is probably not far from the... ... also I was free to do. Nay from the chaos of that Library, I succeeded in fishing up more books perhaps than had been known to the very keepers there...
 
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Title:   Main Street
Author:   Sinclair Lewis
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would be the same in Ohi...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ... some nice spring evening.” “Yes.” “And sleigh-riding in winter, and going fishing—” Blarrrrrrr! The orchestra had crashed into the “Soldiers’ Chorus”... ...n to a certi- fied Studio Party, with beer, cigarettes. bobbed hair, and a Russian Jewess who sang the Internationale. It cannot be reported that Caro... ...remism, Chinese lyrics, nationalization of mines, Christian Sci- ence, and fishing in Ontario. She went home, and that was the beginning and end of he... ...at the old building!” “I heard he did.” “Yes. He’s a prince. He and I went fishing together, last time he was here. The Dawsons and Mr. Mott teetered ... ...en duty as a pro-ducer to resist every attack on the integrity of American industry to the last ditch. Yes—sir!” Mr. Elder wiped his brow. Dave Dyer a... ...below, or thirty. Winter is not a season in the North Middlewest; it is an industry. Storm sheds were erected at every door. In every block the househ...
 
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Title:   The Secret Places of the Heart
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Book Id:   WPLBN0000678442
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...ut these people go on. They go on as though nothing had changed…. Strikes, Russia, nothing will warn them. There are men on that Commission who would ... ...shillings a head a week. You could run over all Europe, barring Turkey and Russia, without even a passport. You could get to Italy in a day. Never wer... ... me by some woman. Without the vision they give me, I should be a hard dry industry in the world, a worker ant, a soulless rage, making much, valu- in... ...an the Ponte V ecchio at Flo- rence. Down below was a man in waders with a fishing-rod going to and fro along the foaming weir, and a couple of boys p... ... curious—and very sympathetic. “ “She is wonderful.” …. “That man is still fishing,” said Miss Grammont. For a time she peered down at the dark figure... ...ea at night, a silver biscuit tin; all the apparatus for the lonely intent industry of the small hours. There was a book- case of bluebooks, books of ...
 
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Title:   Modeste Mignon
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott W... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ... sheathed in Northern woods carved and cut in open-work like the beautiful Russian chalets. The little antechamber formed by the landing and the well ... ... Legion of honor and major of a regiment of cavalry. Taken prisoner by the Russians he was sent, like so many others, to Siberia. He made the journey ... ...hese cherished darlings, was sent, at the 21 Balzac peace of 1814, across Russia and Prussia on foot, accompa- nied by the lieutenant. No difference ... ...eal character of these gentlemen here, in the country, on a few hunting or fishing excursions.” Modeste bowed her head and walked home with her fa- th... ...ruth of that theory. She is, undoubtedly, excelled by England in commerce, industry, and navigation, and yet she is, I believe, at the head of the wor... ...ecret and lend him their tongues. They served him well. The captain of the fishing-smack told Germain that one of his cousins, a sailor, had just retu...
 
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Title:   Babbitt
Author:   Sinclair Lewis
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, the Pennsylvania State University, E... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...he faith. Where they knew only by passionate instinct that their system of industry and manners was perfect, Dr. Howard Littlefield proved it to them,... ...id go camping without their wives, but they were offi- cially dedicated to fishing and hunting, whereas the sa- cred and unchangeable sports of Babbit... ...ook like two cents!—but I didn’t realize it’d got to be such a reg’lar key-industry! Must rank right up with groceries and mov- ies. Always figured so... ...re. Him. Oh, that’s all off. But I want to hit Maine early—get in a little fishing, catch me a big trout, by golly!” A nervous, artificial laugh. “Wel... ... topics. They rapidly reviewed motor-car prices, tire-mileage, oil-stocks, fishing, and the prospects for the wheat-crop in Dakota. But the fat man wa... ...He did not confuse audiences by silly subtleties; Prout represented honest industry, Seneca Doane represented whining lazi- ness, and you could take y...
 
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Title:   Eve and David
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Eve and David by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage, the P... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...her important little enterprise. But just as the work began with strenuous industry, there 10 Eve and David came letters from Lucien in Paris, heart-... ...n lying there these fourteen hours.” The miller was busy spreading out his fishing-nets and lines. “It is my belief,” he said, “that the pretty fellow... ...nt and swallow it. Now, at that time a treaty was being negotiated between Russia and Sweden. The States-General insisted that Charles XII. should mak... ...t pardon him, but he connived at his escape. The secretary stole away in a fishing-boat with a few crowns in his pocket, and reached the court of Cour... ...he was regent; he ruled the Empress Anne, and tried to be the Richelieu of Russia. Very well, young man; now know this—if you are handsomer than Biron...
 
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Title:   The Soul of a Bishop
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Soul of a Bishop by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...verty and shyness that made them seem “stuck up” to successful captains of industry only too ready with the hand of friendship, the iron grip indeed o... ...f straw and suggested infectious hospital patients, on his way through the industry-scarred countryside to this second conversation. 21 H G Wells The... ...oque controversy. The idea of a reunion of the two great state churches of Russia and En- gland had always attracted him. But hitherto it had been a t... ...lle, the naval disaster in the Dardanelles, the sinking of the Falaba, the Russian defeat in the Masurian Lakes, all deepened the bishop’s impression ... ... and throwing a spray and tracery of lantern spots upon the dark; here was Russia under the noontide, and so great a battle of artillery raging on the... ...t ebb was the sea. Eleanor had gone to explore the black ribs of a wrecked fishing-boat that lay at the edge of a shallow lagoon. She was a little pin...
 
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Title:   The Uncommercial Traveller
Author:   Charles Dickens
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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... Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document fil... ...ssoci- ated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsibility for the material con- tained within the document or for the file as an e... ...Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classic... ...e so deformed as when we paused, sandwich in hand, to consider what would come of that resolution of Wicked- ness in boots, to sever Innocence in flow... ... perished within call, in wreaths and drifts of snow. One night the stove within, and the cold outside, awakened childish associations long forgotten,... ...nd he takes the boys out on sporting pretences into all sorts of suburban fields. He has likewise made them believe that he possesses some mysterious ... ...t, I gave time for the emergence of Jo- seph and Celia, who presently came towards us in the church- yard, bending under dusty matting, a picture of t... ...eep and kine upon the marshes, the gulls that wheel and dip around me, the crows (well out of gunshot) going home from the rich harvest-fields, the he... ...s bones. Alone sta- tionary in the midst of all the movements, the Namelesston boatmen leaned against the railings and yawned, and looked out to sea, ...
 
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Title:   The Deputy of Arcis
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Presc... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...ich, in its results, would attain to the height of statesmanship. In fact, industry of all kinds would gain by establishing within our borders the che... ...ulture will have conquered the unfertile portion of those departments, and industry has seconded capital on the Champagne chalk, the prosperity of tha... ... looked about for other ways of killing her time, and bethought herself of fishing, for which amusement the landlord of the inn supplied her with a ro... ...harming naiad in a flounced gown and a broad-brimmed straw hat, engaged in fishing with the conscientious gravity of a gamin de Paris. Up to this time... ... gravity of a gamin de Paris. Up to this time Mademoiselle Antonia and her fishing have had nothing to do with our election; but if you will recall, m... ...ny traces still existing of those vast works which have immortalized Roman industry. To this must be added that the modern study of geological science...
 
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Title:   The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
Author:   Daniel Defoe
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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...Excerpt: That homely proverb, used on so many occasions in England, viz. ?That what is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh,? was never more verified than in the story of my Life. Any one would think that after thirty-five years? affliction, and a variety of unhappy circu...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ained within the document or for the file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, the ... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ..., and to borrow two large canoes, or periaguas, on pretence of going out a-fishing, or for pleasure. In these they came away the next morning. It seem... ...f it, so the two poor fellows lived by themselves; and finding nothing but industry and application would make them live comfortably, they pitched the... ...hen they looked on the colony of the other two, there was the very face of industry and success upon all they did; there was not a weed to be seen in ... ...economy, and the way of living miserable, though they boast so much of the industry of the people: I say miserable, if compared with our own, but not ... ...nd worshipping of devils.” – “Why , I will tell you,” says he; “except the Russian soldiers in the garrisons, and a few of the inhabitants of the citi... ... came, though at these towns and stations the garrisons and governors were Russians, and professed Chris- tians, yet the inhabitants were mere pagans,...
 
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Title:   The C‘Sars
Author:   Thomas de Quincey
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...Excerpt: The condition of the Roman Emperors has never yet been fully appreciated; nor has it been sufficiently perceived in what respects it was absolutely unique. There was but one Rome: no other city, as we are satisfied by the collation of many facts, either of ancient or modern times, has ever rivaled this astonishing metropolis in the gran...
 
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...e of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. THE CÆSARS By Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...n to-morrow—and abolished by a stroke of the pen, or a trick of diplomacy. Russia, again, a mighty empire, as respects the simple grandeur of magnitud... ...has ever risen into strength and opulence, except where unusual artificial industry has availed to coun- teract the tendencies of nature. So entirely ... ...uty allowed him, from these fierce spectacles to the gentler amusements of fishing and hunting. His taste and his affections naturally carried him to ... ... this way, and with these re- sults, became to Rome what commerce or rural industry is to other countries, viz. the only hopeful and general way for m... ...e’s Persian expedition, so much resembling in rashness and presumption the Russian campaign of Napoleon, though so much below it in the scale of its t...
 
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Title:   Madame Bovary
Author:   Gustave Flaubert
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
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Book Id:   WPLBN0000674895
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...Excerpt: PART I. Chapter One. We were in class when the head-master came in, followed by a ?new fellow,? not wearing the school uniform, and a school servant carrying a large desk. Those who had been asleep woke up, and every one rose as if just surprised at his ...
 
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, trans. Eleanor Marx-Aveling,... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...r its mouth, where there are a few trout that the lads amuse themselves by fishing for on Sundays. We leave the highroad at La Boissiere and keep stra... ...written, “To Commerce”; on the other, “To Agriculture”; on the third, “T o Industry”; and on the fourth, “T o the Fine Arts.” But the jubilation that ... ...stormy sea, knowing, moreover, how to make peace respected as well as war, industry, commerce, agriculture, and the fine arts?” “I ought,” said Rodolp... ... T uvache, the Prefect; Monsieur Derozerays, Agriculture; Monsieur Homais, Industry and the Fine Arts, those twin sisters; Monsieur Leplichey, Progres... ...ues that smiled beneath playing waters. And then, one night they came to a fishing village, where brown nets were drying in the wind along the cliffs ... ...t was there; that is to say, a little lower down against the terrace wall, fishing for crayfish. Bovary invited him to have a drink, and he thoroughly...
 
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Title:   A Journey to the Interior of the Earth
Author:   Jules Verne
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
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Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne, the Penn... ...oing student publication project to bring classical works of lit- erature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...uncle was the curator of the museum of mineralogy formed by M. Struve, the Russian ambassador; a most valuable collection, the fame of which is Europe... ...out 4 pounds). Hence the necessity to work for their livelihood; but after fishing, hunt- ing, and shoeing horses for any length of time, one soon get... ...uite convinced, although it is incredible!” By next evening, thanks to the industry and skill of our guide, the raft was made. It was ten feet by five... ...thern route, and to pass under the north countries of Europe—under Sweden, Russia, Siberia: who knows where?—instead of bur- rowing under the deserts ...
 
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Title:   A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
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...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (Lost Illusions Part II) by... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ..., neither more nor less; and you feed as you work, with morose or cheerful industry, according to the circumstances and the temperament. At that time ... ... a young man of five-and-twenty or thereabouts, working with the sustained industry which nothing can disturb nor distract, the sign by which your gen... ...se to his friend’s side as a soldier might keep by a comrade on the frozen Russian plains. During those early days of his acquaintance, he noticed, no... ...he printing-house, and works at her task with such devotion, patience, and industry, that I bless heaven for giving me such an angel for a wife. She h... ...he appearance of a bird or a flying-fish as a great event, who dilate upon fishing, and make transcripts from the log. Where, you ask, is that perfect... ...little Florville, are you cured already of your fancy? They told me that a Russian prince had carried you off.” “Who carries off women in these days” ...
 
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Title:   Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel
Author:   Thomas Urquhart
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