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The Devil‘S Legacy- to Earth Mortals. Being the Key Note to Black Arts!! Witchcraft, Devination , Omens, Forewarnings, Apparitions, Sorcery, Daemonology, Dreams, Predictions, Visions, And Compacts with the Devil!! with the Most Authentic History of Salem Witchcraft!

By: M. Young

..., PREDICTIONS, VISIONS, AND Compacts with the Devil!! WITH THE MOST AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF SALEM WITCHCRAFT! Compiled by the publisher. ... ...TIONS, VISIONS, AND Compacts with the Devil!! WITH THE MOST AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF SALEM WITCHCRAFT! Compiled by the publisher. NEW YO... ... double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Second Witch. Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake: Eye of newt and to... ...fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake: Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder‘s fork and blind-worm‘s sting, Lizz... ...onfess their master, ―This is the finger of God‖! The spirit of the Jewish history loudly affirms, that the Creator of heaven and earth had ado... ...f danger. Sailing upon the river is one of the common amusements of the city of Rouen, in France. My father also took great pleasure in these water-... ... occasion he agreed with a party to sail to Port St. Omer, about ten miles from Rouen. Dinner and musical instruments had been sent on board the ves... ...truth, much less in a matter which contradicted all his principles. Another history of this kind, for the truth of which I can vouch, was related...

...Perhaps the title of this Book – The Devil‘s Legacy to Earth Mortals may at first seem somewhat strange; they will pause as they do at a Witches Prayer, and wonder whether they had best look into it or no, lest they should really raise the Dev...

...The power of these witches as we find in their earliest records originated in their intercourse with familiar spirits, invisible beings who must be supposed to be enlisted in the armies of the prince of darkness. We do not read in thes...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...E E E E VO VO VO VO VO L L L L L UTI UTI UTI UTI UTI O O O O O N N N N N A HISTORY Volume Two by TH TH TH TH THO O O O OMA MA MA MA MAS CA S CA S CA S... ...LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvan... ...ench Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...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... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The French Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle, the Pennsylvania State University, ... ...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... ...velin magnetique,’ of the Sieurs d’Hozier and Petit-Jean, Parlementeers of Rouen. Sweet young d’Hozier, ‘bred in the faith of his Missal, and of parch... ...e-aged one! The Prison-doors are open. Hardly again shall ye pre- side the Rouen Chamber of Accounts; but vanish obscurely into Limbo. (See Deux Amis,... ...ere is also a plot, which emerges more than once, for carrying the King to Rouen: (See Hist. Parl. vii. 316; Bertrand-Moleville, &c.) plot after plot,...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume Two).

...TITUTION ...................................................................................................................... 6 BOOK 2.I. THE FEAST OF PIKES ............................................................................................................................. 6 Chapter 2.1.I. In the Tuileries. ..........................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume Three

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...ch Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle 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... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The French Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle, the Pennsylvania State University... ...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... ........ 274 6 The French Revolution - V olume Three THE FRENCH REVOLUTION A HISTORY by THOMAS CARLYLE VOLUME III. THE GUILLOTINE BOOK 3.I. SEPTEMBER Ch... ...ders from the Sovereign people; and right glad were Lyons, were Bourdeaux, Rouen, Marseilles, as yet Provincial Towns, to welcome us in their turn, an... ...hearing the news of what happened on the 8th, embraces his kind Friends at Rouen, leaves their kind house which had given him refuge; goes forth, with... ...tears. On the morrow morn- ing, 16th of the month, ‘some four leagues from Rouen, Paris-ward, near Bourg-Baudoin, in M. Normand’s Avenue, ’ there is s...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume Three).

........................................................................................................................... 77 Chapter 3.2.V. Stretching of Formulas. ............................................................................................................................ 80 Chapter 3.2.VI. At the Bar. ...........................................................

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

...les Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...ens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...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 ... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University,... ... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ...NGLAND UNDER HENRY THE SECOND PART THE FIRST .............. 92 A Child’s History of England iii PART THE SECOND....................................... ...heard of it than he or dered Harold to be escorted to the ancient town of Rouen, where he then was, and where he received him as an honoured guest. N... ...ick about it. When the news reached Norman William, hunting in his park at Rouen, he dropped his bow, returned to his palace, called his nobles to cou... ...e followers from his father’s court, and endeavoured to take the Castle of Rouen by surprise. Failing in this, he shut him self up in another Castle ...

...Excerpt: If you look at a map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Irela...

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A Horse's Tale

By: Mark Twain

... A Horse’s Tale by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) 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 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... .....................................................4 CHAPTER II LETTER FROM ROUEN TO GENERAL ALISON................................................... ...ls is out on depredation and I can’t get hold of him. CHAPTER II LETTER FROM ROUEN TO GENERAL ALISON My dear Brother in Law, — Please let me write a... ...ully aristocratic. Of ten a duke is called a reptile; it is set down so, in history.” “Isn’t that grand! Potter wouldn’t ever associate with me, but ...

...e is no telling how much he does weigh when he is out on the war-path and has his batteries belted on. He is over six feet, is young, hasn?t an ounce of waste flesh, is straight, graceful, springy in his motions, quick as a cat, and has a handsome face, and black hair dangling down on his shoulders, and is beautiful to look at; and nobody is braver than he is, and nobody i...

...le CHAPTER I SOLDIER BOY - PRIVATELY TO HIMSELF............................................................................. 4 CHAPTER II LETTER FROM ROUEN - TO GENERAL ALISON........................................................................7 CHAPTER III GENERAL ALISON TO HIS MOTHER.........9 CHAPTER IV CATHY TO HER AUNT MERCEDES........10 CHAPTER V GENERAL ALISON TO...

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The Caged Lion

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... Series Publication The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge 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 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...w what liberties have been taken, and how much of the sketch is founded on history. In the present case, it is scarcely necessary to do more than refe... ...cal com- pilation of the early part of the century, with an account of the history of that grand old foundation, and the struggle for appointments bet... ...t upon fiction. And for the Hospital of St. Katharine’s-by-the-T ower, its history is to be found in Stowe’s ‘Survey of London,’ and likewise in the e... ...xed for the surrender. The difficulty was, as Henry had found at Harfleur, Rouen, and many other places, to enforce forbear- ance on his soldiery, who... ... The Caged Lion Queen Catherine and her ladies joined the funeral march at Rouen, or rather followed it at a mile’s interval; but the two trains kept ... ...n to that burthen of care which in thirteen years laid him in his grave at Rouen. As he left the Castle and came out into the steep fortified street, ...

...Preface: When the venture has been made of dealing with historical events and characters, it always seems fair towards the reader to avow what liberties have been taken, and how much of the sketch is founded on history. In the present case, it is scarcely necessary...

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The Second Funeral of Napoleon

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...h” A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Second Funeral of Napoleon by William Makepeace Thackeray, writing as “Michael Angelo Titm... ...Makepeace Thackeray, writing as “Michael Angelo Titmarch” 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... ...d what is mean; and many and many is the puzzle that I have had in reading History (or the works of fiction which go by that name), to know whether I ... ...nd the last-named authors, dear Miss Smith, have written each an admirable history,—that of the Reverend Dr. Primrose, Vicar of Wakefield, and that of... ...ers were, you would blush all over as red as a hollyhock, and put down the history-book in a fury. Many of our English worthies are no better. You are... ...ht, and came to anchor at Val de la Haye on the Seine, three leagues below Rouen. Here the next morning (10th), it was met by the flo- tilla of steamb... ...ition, embarked immediately in the flotilla, which arrived the same day at Rouen. At Rouen salutes were fired, the National Guard on both sides of the...

...s no easy task in this world to distinguish between what is great in it, and what is mean; and many and many is the puzzle that I have had in reading History (or the works of fiction which go by that name), to know whether I should laud up to the skies, and endeavor, to the best of my small capabilities, to imitate the remarkable character about whom I was reading, or whet...

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...es Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...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... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... .............................................51 In Reference to M. Michelet’s History of France.........................................51 THE ENGLISH MA... ... a manner “created the taste by which he is to be enjoyed.” T o sketch the history of the art, and to examine its principles critically, now re- mains... ...ingle maid-servant, neither of them having any pretension to the notice of history but what they derived from the great artist whose workmanship I am ... ... the fiery scaffold, the spectators without end on every road pouring into Rouen as to a coronation, the surging smoke, the volleying flames, the host... ...self separately. Now Joanna, if hated at all, was hated personally, and in Rouen on national grounds. Hence there would be a certainty of calumny aris... ...? Who is she that cometh with blackened flesh from walking the furnaces of Rouen? This is she, the shepherd girl, counsellor that had none for herself...

...From my boyish days I had always felt a great perplexity on one point in Macbeth. It was this: the knocking at the gate, which succeeds to the murder of Duncan, produced to my feelings an effect for which I never could account. The effect was, that it reflected back upon the murder a peculiar awfulness and a depth of solemnity; yet, however obstinately I endeavored with my...

...Contents On the Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth....................................................4 On Murder, Considered as One of the Fine Arts .........................................9 LECTURE..................................................................................................... 11 Second Paper on Murder, Considered as One of the Fine...

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The Chaplet of Pearls

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...E M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...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 Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge, the Pennsylvania State University, Electro... ...at the imagination must necessarily form when dwelling upon the records of history. That faculty which might be called the passive fancy, and might al... ...at presumptuously deal with days gone by, as enabling the young to realize history vividly—and, what is still more de- sirable, requiring an effort of... ...uentin Durward’ and ‘Anne of Geierstein.’ Scott, however, willfully carved history to suit the purposes of his story; and in these days we have come t... ...at Leurre to the Combe Walwyn service. Therefore when he spent a Sunday at Rouen, and attended a Calvinist service in the building that the Huguenots ... ... wholesale had surely been perpetrated. Now came stories of death-bells at Rouen from the fishermen on the coast; now markets and petty sessions discu... ...ere passports were demanded. He had much wished to procure surgical aid at Rouen, but learning from the boatmen on the river that the like bloody scen...

...Preface: It is the fashion to call every story controversial that deals with times when controversy or a war of religion was raging; but it should be remembered that there are some which only attempt to portray human feelings as affected by the events that such warfare occasioned. ?Old Mortality? and ?Woodstock? are not controversia...

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The Little Duke

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Series Publication The Little Duke by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in... ...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... ...her, had sailed into the mouth of the Seine, and how Archbishop Franco, of Rouen, had come to meet him and brought him the keys of the town, and how n... ...eet him and brought him the keys of the town, and how not one Neustrian of Rouen had met with harm from the brave Northmen. Then she told him of his g... ...” cried Richard, starting forward; for to his childish fancy this dreadful history was more like one of Dame Astrida’s legends than a reality, and at ... ...all ride with us to-morrow, my Lord,” answered Bernard, “but it must be to Rouen, there to be invested with your ducal sword and mantle, and to receiv... ...te clavete De sol itant ert tresorier Kar nul tresor n’vait plus cher. The history of the adventures of Jumieges is literally true, as is Martin’s ref... ...ichard. “And it was!” said Abbot Martin. Then the good Abbot told them the history, part of which was already known to some of them. About five or six...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. On a bright Autumn day, as long ago as the year 943, there was a great bustle in the Castle of Bayeux in Normandy. The hall was large and low, the roof arched, and supported on thick short columns, almost like the crypt of a Cathedral; the walls were thick, and the windows, which had no glass, were very small, set i...

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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY Edited with Introduction and Notes by Milton Ha... ...TE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...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... ...love of literature proper by De Quincy than by any other writer whatever.”—History of Nineteenth-Century Literature, p.198. *“T o read the Essay on Mu... ... an incident appears that is quite in its proper place—but is un- known to history. In his Confessions the same constructive power bears its part in t... ...Santo”:—It is probable that most of my readers will be acquainted with the history of the Campo Santo (or cemetery) at Pisa, composed of earth brought... ...he fiery scaffold, the spectators without end, on every road, pouring into Rouen as to a coronation, the surging smoke, the volleying flames, the host... ...elf separately. Now, Joanna, if hated at all, was hated personally, and in Rouen on national grounds. Hence there would be a certainty of calumny aris... ...? Who is she that cometh with blackened flesh from walking the furnaces of Rouen? This is she, the shepherd girl, counsellor that had none for herself...

...Excerpt: Some portions of this Introduction have been taken from the Athenaeum Press Selections from De Quincey; many of the notes have also been transferred from that volume. A number of the new notes I owe to a review of the Selections by Dr. Lan...

.................................... 11 THE ENGLISH MAIL-COACH....................................................................13 SECTION I?THE GLORY OF MOTION .................................................................................. 13 GOING DOWN WITH VICTORY................................................................................................ 30 SECTIO...

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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

...CS SERIES PUBLICATION A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ths on this earth are humble, not heroic; and there have been times in the history of mankind when the ac- cents of heroic truth have moved it to noth... ...wa, on board of which, gripped by the inclement winter alongside a quay in Rouen, the tenth chapter of “Almayer’s Folly” was begun. With interest, I s... ...rd in a large package in Victoria Dock, London, just before we started for Rouen, France. And in the shadowy life of the F. C. T. C. lies the secret o... ...nch company intending to establish a regular monthly line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. But, frankly, this ... ...xistence only seven chap- ters of “Almayer’s Folly,” but the chapter in my history which followed was that of a long, long illness and very dismal con... ... rendered forever famous by the termi- nation of the eighth chapter in the history of Almayer’s decline and fall. The events of the ninth are inextric...

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Some Reminiscences

By: Joseph Conrad

...S SERIES PUBLICATION Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...s on this earth are humble, not he- roic: and there have been times in the history of man- kind when the accents of heroic truth have moved it to noth... ...a,” on board of which, gripped by the inclement winter alongside a quay in Rouen, the tenth chapter of “Almayer’s Folly” was begun. With interest, I s... ... in a large pack- age in Victoria Dock, London, just before we started for Rouen, France. And in the shadowy life of the F.C.T.C. lies the secret of t... ...nch company intending to establish a regular monthly line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. But, frankly, this ... ...xistence only seven chapters of “Almayer’s Folly,” but the chap- ter in my history which followed was that of a long, long illness and very dismal con... ...rendered for ever famous by the termi- nation of the eighth chapter in the history of Almayer’s decline and fall. The events of the ninth are inextric...

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The Hated Son

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ics Series Publication The Hated Son by Honoré de Balzac 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... ...is great es- tates by marrying seven months before the night on which this history begins, Jeanne de Saint-Savin, a young lady who, by a not uncommon ... ...the seditions in Paris, her mother’s family had sent the young courtier to Rouen, hoping that he could there be trained to the duties of the magistrac... ...nd never was judicial astrology held in greater honor; for at no period in history was there a greater general desire to know the future. This ignoran... ...im by the hand and lead- ing him into the great hall. At this epoch of our history, a duke and peer, with great possessions, holding public offices an... ...bonesetter’ s ambition. The duke ordered out his equipages and started for Rouen, bringing with him the Comtesse de Grandlieu, her sister the Marquise... ...he passion of the young Duc de Nivron for Gabrielle Beauvouloir. People in Rouen spoke of it to the Duc d’Herouville in the midst of a banquet given t...

...Excerpt: On a winter?s night, about two in the morning, the Comtesse Jeanne d?Herouville felt such violent pains that in spite of her inexperience, she was conscious of an approaching confinement; and the instinct which makes us hope for ease in a change of posture induced her to sit up in her bed, either to study the nature of these new sufferings, ...

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The Brotherhood of Consolation

By: Honoré de Balzac

...meley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Brotherhood of Consolation by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a... ...n 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... ...e faults of his life. This dreamer was named Godefroid. Whoever reads this history will understand the reasons which lead the writer to use the Christ... ...the roof, and appeared to be in a dilapidated condition. Whoever knows the history of Paris, knows that the soil before and around the cathedral has b... ....” Godefroid then succinctly, and in as few words as possible, related his history, and expressed his desire to change his existence. “Formerly,” he s... ...isonment,” replied Alain. “As she was already transferred to Bicetre, near Rouen, to undergo her punishment, noth- ing was attempted on her behalf unt... ...ul and made her the angel of Parisian charity. In that dreadful Bicetre of Rouen, she conceived the plan to the realization of which we are now devote... ...examine, saying it was by Gericault. “Gericault,” she told him, “came from Rouen; his family were under certain obligations to my father, who was pres...

...Excerpt: The malady of the age. On a fine evening in the month of September, 1836, a man about thirty years of age was leaning on the parapet of that quay from which a spectator can look up the Seine from the Jardin des Plantes to Notre-Dame, an...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication... ...f the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring 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... ...s whose name, glorious in the Crusades, figured in the chief events of the history of Le Berry. The story must be told. In the time of Louis XIV . a c... ...This will also throw light on certain mysterious phenomena of contemporary history, and the underground difficulties in matters of politics which hamp... ...girls, and in a squalid room, Paquita sang; the murky town beneath Was Rouen whence the slender spires rise T o chew the storm with teeth. R... ...deous, noisy, full of rage— And here followed a magnificent description of Rouen— where Dinah had never been—written with the affected bru- tality whi... ...yron, exacted from Paquita a vow of absolute fidelity, in the Cathedral at Rouen in front of the alter of the Blessed Virgin, who Though a Maid is a... ...l the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the romances of the Middle Ages, the History of France, and of Rome, etc., etc. Excepting Bossuet’s Histoire des...

Excerpt: The Muse of the Department by Honore de Balzac, translated by James Waring.

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An Inland Voyage

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... An Inland Voyage by Robert Louis Steven... ... An Inland Voyage by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free an... ...venson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas- sics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document Fil... ...es, more stately than the greater part of moun- tains, and yet a living thing, liable to sicknesses and death, like you and me: is not that in itself ... ...able in the middle. Madame had three birds in a cage. They were no great thing, she explained. Fine birds were so dear. They had sought to get a Holla... ...veller as that? and as homely an object among the cliffs and orchards of the Seine as on the green plains of Sambre?) – they had sought to get a Holla... ...names of places are singularly inviting; the contour of coasts and rivers is enthralling to the eye; and to hit, in a map, upon some place you have he... ...to see about a church, whether living worshippers or dead men’s tombs; you find there the deadliest earnest, and the hollowest deceit; and even where ...

...so small a book with a preface is, I am half afraid, to sin against proportion. But a preface is more than an author can resist, for it is the reward of his labours. When the foundation stone is laid, the architect appears with his plans, and struts for an hour before the public eye. So with the writer in hisPreface: he may have never a word to say, but he must show himsel...

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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... ...en she willed and flying when wanted. Not until nigh upon the close of his history did she return, full-statured and embraceable, to Victor Radnor. 1... ... classic pictures, Victor had known his purse to leap for a Raphael with a history in stages of descent from the Master, and critics to swarm: a Rapha... ...ring and good: yes, finding the man to lift them the one step up! Read the history of the error. But presently we shall teach the Puritan to act by th... ...heaven designing it, have to face, and how to beat them; until he gazed on Rouen, know- ing by the size of it and by what Mr. Durance had informed him... ...ad informed him of the city on the river, that it must be the very city of Rouen, not so many years back a violated place, at the mercy of a foreign f... ... ‘Dreux?’ waved out of the carriage- window at a westerly distance, naming Rouen as not the place, not at all, totally other. Thus we are taught, that...

Excerpt: One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith.

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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... ...many years Into an hour glass: for the which supply, Admit me Chorus to this history; Who prologue like your humble patience pray, Gently to hear, kin... ...ones in an unworthy urn, Tombless, with no remembrance over them: Either our history shall with full mouth Speak freely of our acts, or else our grave... ...upon: Go down upon him, you have power enough, And in a captive chariot into Rouen Bring him our prisoner. Constable: This beco... ...he will give. Act III, scene v 36 Prince Dauphin, you shall stay with us in Rouen. DAUPHIN: Not so, I do beseech your majesty. KING OF FRANCE : Be ...

...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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Modeste Mignon

By: Honoré de Balzac

...n 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... ... by the wind. This eminence, or line of hills, which coasts the Seine from Rouen to the seashore, leaving a margin of valley land more or less narrow ... ...rop- erty, was very much attached to his cashier, Dumay, and the following history will prove that the attachment was mu- tual; to him therefore he of... ...d customs in which many a fam- ily could recognize the events of their own history; but it must suffice as it is to explain the importance of the few ... ...’t know what he is worth.” “There is no Cardinal Vilquin that I know of in history,” thought Ernest, as he walked back to Havre for the night mail to ... ...onsieur Mignon has come back from China with mil- lions,” some one said in Rouen; “and it seems he was made a count in mid-ocean.” “But he was the Com... ... I said, as I remember, on Sunday evening, that I had no whip), he sent to Rouen for this one,”—pointing to a whip in her father’s hand, with a top 2...

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