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Title:   Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers
Author:   Thomas de Quincey
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:   WPLBN0000662362
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........................ 76 KATE?S PASSAGE OVER THE ANDES ................................................................................... 102 FLIGHT OF A TARTAR TRIBE.................................................................................................. 140 Volume Two ................................................................. 189 SYSTEM OF THE HEAVENS AS...
 
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... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...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. Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey, the Pe... ...rative and Miscellaneous Papers of the sunny beams into a dark wilderness. Shipwrecks and nightly conflagrations are sometimes, and especially among s... ... a vast distance from the metropolis, she had positively no friends on her list of visitors who resided in this great capital; secondly, and far above... ... to find much leisure for answering individual questions. Some, how- ever, listened with a marked air of attention to my earnest request for the circu... ...o the end of George I., Vol. iv., p. 1760, printed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1751.) ‘The crown being too little for the King’s head, was often in a tott...
 
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Title:   The Voyage of the Beagle
Author:   Charles Darwin
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:   WPLBN0000678927
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...AGLE by Charles Darwin A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin 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... ...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 Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin, the Pennsylvania St... ...‘Linnean Transac- tions.’ The Reverend Professor Henslow has pub- lished a list of the plants collected by me at the Keel- ing Islands; and the Revere... ...s islet; yet it is inhabited by several insects and spiders. The following list completes, I believe, the terrestrial fauna: a fly (Olfersia) living o... ... sight of such a coast is enough to make a landsman dream for a week about shipwrecks, peril, and death; and with this sight we bade farewell for ever... ...: these facts are remarkable because this island, during the earthquake of 1751, was then also affected more violently than other places at an equal d...
 
       
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