World Library  
  

Search Results (37 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 1.22 seconds

 
Music of Cuba (X)

       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 37 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

Frate Cu Meridianele Si Paralelele, Vol. 2

By: Florentin Smarandache

...Ghisa de la 19 York University – Toronto, D. Pa şnicu de la University of Puerto Rico). Irinel Dr ăgan (de la Texas State University, Arlington)... ...i le-am pierdut prin localuri. Joi seara am mers la un concert de country music, numit bluegrass ( iarb ă albastr ă – de ce „albastr ă”, nu ştiu!). ... ...Cor de fete în blugi. Dr ăcoase! Altele, cu fuste scurte, dau University of Las Cruces – Campusul 31 din fese. Strig ă in şii înnebuni ţi!... F... ...(taxiul) de la aeroport la hotel... Încerc o escapad ă la UTA (University of Texas Austin). Ce plou ă! Pânz ă de ap ă. Iarba face valuri. Sunt bloca... ... şin ă japonez ă. Trecem prin Bernadillo. Frumu şel ora ş, printre pomi. Cuba (ce nume!), alt ă a şezare. Afar ă e cald, te op ăre şte. Rezerva ţii... ...ut niciodat ă tat ăl. Întrucât din SUA nu se poate merge direct în Cuba datorit ă embargoului american contra regimului Fidel Castro, turi ş... ...Castro, turi ştii merg întâi în Mexic, Jamaica sau Bahamas şi de aici în Cuba. În Nassau exist ă o agen ţie special ă, Havanatur, pentru excursii...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

... - J.Cross/Stone 2 THE MYSTERY OF JAMIESON STONE A Novel by Jonathan Cross ... ...ross/Stone 3 CHAPTER 1 WASHINGTON, D.C. The studios of WNN (Worldwide News Network) were as hectic as usual. Pr... ...ic as usual. Producers, assistant producers, directors, assistant directors and a beehive of workers were all scurrying around pawning off papers an... ...hink I’m very happy… I’ve known him for twenty-five years. I helped bring his family from Cuba, he feels indebted.” “And why haven’t you brought a ... ...easily been a warning to Jose, there’s a lot of people in this area that don’t appreciate Cubans.” “I think this desk job has dulled your brain. You... ...things.” “Like what?” Jose now looked up with a fiery stare. “After one of your famous Cuban salads.” “Go in my office, I’ll bring it there.” ... ...nted to several areas in the room. “You, of course. I’ll just sit here and listen to some music.” He pushed a button on the radio, and it immediatel... ...es widened, as Brand looked around the bathroom. He found a knob and twisted it, and the music came on blaring an oldie, “Since I found you, baby…” ... ...ement he saw a long line of traffic clipping by. They must be listening to some very loud music, Brand thought. The traffic was too heavy to cross t...

...ities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...

...Weaving international intrigue with a high-level murder case, The Mystery of Jamieson Stone will leave you on the edge of your seat. When the world’s most famous television news anchor, Jamieson Stone, apparently commits suicide on live international television, Stone’s widow hires detective Mi...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russ... ..." "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made ... ...NDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made by Europeans to the Wild Races of the World; FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF ADVANCING CIVILIZATION FROM T... ...- The Island of St. Domingo -- Ambitions of its Governor -- The subjugation of Cuba by Velasquez -- The escapades of Cortez -- He joins the expedition... ...uba by Velasquez -- The escapades of Cortez -- He joins the expedition against Cuba -- Religion and effeminacy of the Cubans -- The burning of an hero... ... Cubans -- The burning of an heroic chief -- Settlements and cities founded in Cuba -- Cortez the hero/of a love adventure -- Expeditions to Yucatan -... ...breeze, and when the breeze is blowing will curse the whistlers, lest by their musical efforts a storm should, be provoked. He will not tell the numbe... ...ries of magnificent scenery, composers have made it familiar to the lovers of music in more than one famous opera. The story is told with variations ... ...night was there, nor heat of the sun; pleasant prospects charmed the eye; soft music from unseen sources fascinated the ear; every flower was fragrant...

...Thrilling narratives of voyages, discoveries, adventures, battles, darings and sufferings of the heroic characters, bold explorers and dauntless spirits who have made ocean history and established christian supremacy over the most savage lands of...

...The Rolling Stone of History. -- Surprising revelations -- Ancient Cities that are now no more -- Effects of Cataclysms upon the human race -- The rise and fall of nations -- Cave dwellers who became masters of the world -- The first boats -- ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...SUSAN BRACKEN Copyright © 2010 Susan Bracken. All rights reserved. No part of this print publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, ... ..., mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. ISBN: 978-0-9864879-1-0 The first part of this book (excludi... ...9864879-1-0 The first part of this book (excluding the Appendix) is a work of fiction. Names, characters and events are a product of the author’s imag... ...isis; about Wayne Gretzky being traded to the Los Angeles Kings; and about music. Lacey 52 SUSAN BRACKEN was enthralled by her first intimate convers... ...nto his embrace and followed him slowly around the room, mesmerized by the music, the twinkling lights of the city, and the nearness of Jake’s body. S... ...love of nature, and their wonderful house; the world of books; evenings of music and theatre in Toronto and Barrie; their chil- dren. Jake bought a ca... ...u, the lacquered fish head she had given a little girl five dollars for in Cuba, the painting they had bought in Paris. She poured a brandy and paced ...

... fame and riches as a popular author, and finds true love and happiness with wealthy entrepreneur, Jake Edmonds. Then cancer strikes. Lacey is afraid of the pain and indignity she thinks is coming and wants to die. Her beloved daughter, Jana, will help her. But her doctor does not approve. To complicate matters, Jana and the doctor are in love. Will Lacey get her wish?...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...l chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows acr... ...fix as he closed his eyes and began to recite out-loud the Five Holy Mysteries of the Rosary. His nightly reverie, before bed, calmed him and conne... ...verie, before bed, calmed him and connected his soul to the sublime obedience of God. During these moments of prayer, he put the chaos of his Office ... ...fresh salads, black olives, large plates of spaghetti, and the sound of opera music wafting over the tops of loud Sicilian voices. As Antonio walked... ...the many hotels and sit around the pool bar, sipping Margaritas while Mexican music floated through the air. He was scanning dozens of beautiful wom... ...ly, lit bar; they were almost blown backwards by the exploding sound of Latin music. Brand, instantly, started gyrating to the music. As they made t... ...usely. "It's good to see you. It's been awhile. I've missed you." Jose was a Cuban refugee, and owner of the club. "We need a meeting room," Brand ... ... best to cajole Madero. "I'm glad you did, my friend. Would you like a nice Cuban cigar and a glass of Brandy?" Alvarez began to feel uneasy. Ma... ...and still for this." "The Russians will go to war with the Puerto Ricans and Cubans over territory. Stupidly, they have no fear of the Mafia. They...

...The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate the drug cartels of the world to save the children of...

...Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope knelt his thin, angular body before it; his white cassock cascaded across the red, soft cushion. He gently entwined the eb...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...et http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neg... ...O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neglected Branch II. The Misconception of Scarcity III. The Roller Coaster Market – On Volatility IV.... ... Fukuda- Parr" the lead author of the Report. Public declarations issued in Havana, Cuba, in San Jose, Costa Rica in the late 1990's touted the bene... ...olarly publishing and other form of intellectual property such as software, films, music, and e-books. Consumers are divided on the issue of multi... ... This is untrue. In the USA only few authors actually live by their pen. Even fewer musicians, not to mention actors, eke out subsistence level inco... ...through which divine grace flowed. Texts, discoveries, inventions, works of art and music, designs - all belonged to the community and could be repl... ...e recent crisis over Iraqi disarmament. With the exception of the Gulf War and the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has alway...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... By Indrek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyri... ...ns: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this, and other Dynamics. My challenge to the reader is simple. ... ...not? Preface The Basic Elements of Human Understanding are: ... ...on of Reptilian Bird Culture into Living Humans Cultures Pg 1736 The evil of Music Pg 1737 Human Enlightenment: Carrol and Stevenson Pg 1752 Bob... ...ines of mammals contain 24 vertebrae. This is why there are twelve notes on a musical scale. This is also why there are twelve meridians of the h... ...roperties of both waves and particles. This is why the main vibration of any musical note exists only as a whole, a half, and a third. This is why... ...ge: even if they could make more money stealing than they could working. Cuba already has such a law for any Cuban possessing black-market dolla... ...lack-market dollars. They are jailed one day for every dollar they possess. Cuba is almost free of petty theft because everyone is poor. That law ... ...e poor, not upon the rich owners who legally possess thousands of dollars. If Cuba’s law was enforced across the board regardless of how rich, or po...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects a...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics P...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Logic, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability and Statistics

By: Florentin Smarandache

... Florentin Smarandache editor Proceedings of the First International Conference on Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic L... ...phic Probability and Statistics University of New Mexico - Gallup 1-3 December 2001 (sec... ... (second printed edition) FLORENTIN SMARANDACHE editor PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEUTROSOPHY, NEUTROSOPHIC ... ...height and lowness arise from the contrast of the one with the other; that the musical notes and tones become harmonious through the relation of one... ...very easily interfered and distracted by things outside, e.g., friends, games, music, movie, TV, etc. So the problem is: there are two sources (two k... ... Methodological & Epistemological Implications of Complexity Theory. La Habana, Cuba. Gödel, Kurt (1931). Über formal unentscheidbare Sätze der Princi...

...As an alternative to the existing logics we propose the Neutrosophic Logic to represent a mathematical model of uncertainty, vagueness, ambiguity, imprecision, undefined, unknown, incompleteness, inconsistency, redundancy, contradiction. It is a non-classical logic. Eksioglu (1999) explains some of them: “Imprecision of the human sy...

Read More
  • Cover Image

And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...r © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................... ...s that we hold in high esteem. For example, do you like classical or rock music, more money or more free time? Or on a higher level it might be the ... ... are preparing for your occupation. When you take courses in art history, music appreciation or tennis you are preparing to enjoy your non-working li... ... side of your tally, we have the monuments to architecture, sculpture and music, some orphanages and hospitals, and some people who hope for redempt... ...had their hands full with these anti-Castro rebels. So what had value for Cuba did not have value for the U.S. ―Kofi Annan in June of 2006 sa... ...ntegration. Whether it is the Portuguese or Italian areas of Toronto, the Cuban areas of Miami, the Moroccan areas of Paris or the Korea town in Los... ... Cambodia. A Mexican or Argentinean businessman is quite different from a Cuban convict.‖ —―So often what appears to be valid statistics are...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

...Edith Wharton A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...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... ...ocument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ... early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New Y ork. Though there was already talk of the erection, in remot... ...to; and the sentimental clung to it for its historic associations, and the musical for its excellent acous- tics, always so problematic a quality in h... ... tics, always so problematic a quality in halls built for the hear- ing of music. It was Madame Nilsson’s first appearance that winter, and what the d... ...hronged audiences in the old Opera-house on the Battery had taken ship for Cuba. But these mysteries, and many oth- ers, were closely locked in Mr. Ja... ..., and she continued: “My Ellen has taken me in for a few days. I came from Cuba, where I have been spend- ing the winter with Spanish friends—such del... ...a, there’s al- ways some one she wants to marry. But perhaps the people in Cuba just got tired of her! I think she was with them as a sort of paid com...

...Excerpt: On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York. Though there was already talk of the erection, in remote metropolitan distances ?above the Forties,? of a new Opera House whi...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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... ...ex as guard mount and the trooping of the colors; and it had its own special music, composed for the occasion by the bandmaster of the Sev enth; and ... ... for instance, this morning: “Cathy dear, what is a cube?” “Why, a native of Cuba.” She still drops a foreign word into her talk now and then, and the... ...The Reveille] “Faint and far, but isn’t it clear, isn’t it sweet? There’s no music like the bugle to stir the blood, in the still solemnity of the mor... ...and said, ‘That’s for you, you rebels; the Rangers don’t ever retreat!’ “The music frightened them away, but they were hungry, and kept coming back. A...

...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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

I and My Chimney

By: Herman Melville

...s Series Publication I and My Chimney by Herman Melville 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... ...ether, with the main one at bottom, re- sembles not a little a balcony for musicians, in some jolly old abode, in times Elizabethan. Shall I tell a we... ...mney in a November day is as good for an invalid as a long season spent in Cuba. Often I think how grapes might ripen against my chimney. How my wife’... ...es on at odd hours with her new course of history, and her French, and her music; and likes a young company; and offers to ride young colts; and sets ...

...which settles more and more every day. Though I always say, I and my chimney, as Cardinal Wolsey used to say, ?I and my king,? yet this egotistic way of speaking, wherein I take precedence of my chimney, is hereby borne out by the facts; in everything, except the above phrase, my chimney taking precedence of me....

Read More
  • Cover Image

Within the Tides Four Stories

By: Joseph Conrad

... S ERIES P UBLICA TION Within the Tides 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 person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...f hallucination. She was a misty and fair crea- ture, fitted for invisible music, for the shadows of love, for the murmurs of waters. After a time (he... ...any, having the rating of the captain’s coxswain. He was known on board as Cuba Tom; not be- cause he was Cuban however; he was indeed the best type o... ...the great envy of some. Our young officer dwells on the manly qualities of Cuba Tom with something like affection. This sort of relation between of- f... ... that iron-bound shore. A boat was lowered, and pulled in with Tom Corbin (Cuba Tom) perched in the bow, and our young man (Mr. Edgar 98 Byrne was hi...

...Contents of Within the Tides THE PLANTER OF MALATA......................................................................4 THE PARTNER ............................................................................................66 THE I...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Pickwick Papers

By: Charles Dickens

...on The Pickwick Papers, Volume Two by Charles Dickens 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 ... ...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 a mildewy appear ance, and emitted a fragrant odour of full flavoured Cubas. Mr. Bob Sawyer, who was habited in a coarse, blue coat, which, witho... ...ights in Ba ath are moments snatched from paradise; rendered bewitching by music, beauty, elegance, fashion, etiquette, and—and— above all, by the abs... ... rustled, feathers waved, lights shone, and jewels sparkled. There was the music—not of the quadrille band, for it had not yet commenced; but the musi... ... Pump Room is a spacious saloon, ornamented with Corinthian pillars, and a music gallery, and a T ompion clock, and a statue of Nash, and a golden ins...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. 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... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ..., where a single false note, a single word in a wrong key, ruins the whole music; and, secondly, I desire him to consider the utter sterility of unive... ... so much in request among us. It ruled us and swayed us as mysteriously as music. Our younger nurse, whom we all loved, would sometimes, according to ... ...-sustained. These visions needed not that any sound should speak to me, or music mould my feelings. The hint from the litany, the fragment from the cl... ...rd, which is just now revolving upon us in connection with the attempts on Cuba, &c., is constantly spelt by our own and the American journals as fill...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expressly to di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................................

Read More
  • Cover Image

Moran of the Lady Letty

By: Frank Norris

...by Frank Norris A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Moran of the Lady Letty by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ... document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Moran of the Lady Letty by Frank Norris, the Pennsylvania State University, Elect... ...r, and papa’s maiden sisters, and Jo’s school-teachers and governesses and music-teach- ers, and I don’t know what all.” 4 Moran of the Lady Letty Wh... ...acht- ing caps—all friends of his—crowded the decks. A little orchestra of musicians were reeling off a quickstep. The popping of a cork and a gale of... ...not forget the horses Charlie. You shall have four.” “Want six-piecee band musicians—China music—heap plenty gong. You no flogettee? Two piecee priest... ...the Lady Letty “No.” “Where, then?” Wilbur smote the table with his fist. “Cuba!” he cried. “I’ve got a crack little schooner out in the bay here, and...

...Excerpt: Shanghaied This is to be a story of a battle, at least one murder, and several sudden deaths. For that reason it begins with a pink tea and among the mingled odors of many delicate perfumes and the hale, frank smell of Caroline Testout roses. There had been ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Early Short Fiction

By: Edith Wharton

...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...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... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Se... ...at’s a capital cigar you’ve given me.” “Y ou like it? I get them over from Cuba.” Granice examined his own reflectively. “Then you believe in the theo... ...act to propose that they should dine together, and go on afterward to some music-hall or theatre. It was becoming nec- essary to Granice to feel himse... ...was as though a grand opera-singer had strained the acoustics of a private music-room. Thursdale stood up, facing his hostess. Half the room was betwe... ...t the lady’s feet lay the symbols of art and luxury: a flute and a roll of music, a platter heaped with grapes and roses, the torso of a Greek statuet...

Excerpt: The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton.

...5 THE DILETTANTE ....................................................................................................................... 73 THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD HAND ......................................................................................... 83...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Captains Courageous a Story of the Grand Banks

By: Rudyard Kipling

...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling 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... ...ttle supercargo, so that fwhin ye’ve filled out ye can ship from Boston to Cuba an’ tell thim Long Jack larned you. Now I’ll chase ye around a piece, ... ...h yer,” said Dan, returning the gift with precision. “Ef you don’t like my music, git out your fiddle. I ain’t goin’ to lie here all day an’ listen to... ...ind of mariner he was. Dan’s accordion and Tom Platt’s fiddle supplied the music of the magic verse you must not sing till all the salt is wet: “Hih! ... ...o their wives and womenfolks and owners, while the We’re Here finished the musical ride through the Fleet, her headsails quivering like a man’ s hand ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing- fleet....

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Footnote to History

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...lication A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson 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... ...etimes the workman at his toil. No occasion is too small for the poets and musicians; a death, a visit, the day’s news, the day’s pleasantry, will be ... ...s, found 28 A Footnote to History employment as a civil engineer, visited Cuba, took a sub- contract on the Panama canal, caught the fever, and came ... ...dland clients of the sire that the son acquired his fancy for this morning music. I have now sought to render without extenuation the impres- sions re...

...Preface: An affair which might be deemed worthy of a note of a few lines in any general history has been here expanded to the size of a volume or large pamphlet. The smallness of the scale, and the singularity of the manners and events and many of the characters, considere...

Read More
  • Cover Image

My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass. With an Introduction. By James M'Cune Smith

By: Frederick Douglas

...blication My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglas 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Por- table Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...he same relation to American slavery which they now bear to the slavery of Cuba or the Brazils,” is a statement, in a few words, which contains the re... ...n his inmost soul, because a something told him that harmony in sound, and music of the spirit, could not consociate with miserable degradation. To su... ... sung under Miss Lucretia’s window, I was very apt to get well paid for my music. The reader will see that I now had two friends, both at important po... ...mance is strictly southern. It supplies the place of a violin, or of other musical instru- ments, and is played so easily, that almost every farm has ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...s Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. 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... ...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... ... three pirate powers did Poland. Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their b... ...om the deck, reversing all other processions, by bringing up the rear with music. But ere stepping into the cabin doorway below, he pauses, ships a ne... ... corn when you may, say I. All legs go to harvest soon. Ah! here comes the music; now for it! Azore sailor. (Ascending, and pitching the tambourine up... ...l rest), whence requim denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music. Now, in allusion to the white, silent still- ness of death in this s... ...dure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tor- nadoes that never swept tame northern lands. So, too, it is...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...Moby Dick or The Whale HERMAN MELVILLE 1851 IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHO... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 42 The Whiteness of the Whale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 43 Hark! . . . . .... ... 54 The Town Ho’s Story(As told at the Golden Inn.) . . . . . . . . 237 55 Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254 56 Of... ... three pirate powers did Poland. Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their b... ...om the deck, reversing all other processions, by bringing up the rear with music. But ere stepping into the cabin doorway below, he pauses, ships a ne... ...e corn when you may,say I. All legs go to harvest soon. Ah! here comes the music; now for it! Azore sailor. (Ascending, and pitching the tambourine up... ...rest), whence Requiem denominating the mass itself, and any other funereal music. Now, in allusion to the white, silent stillness of death in this 18... ...dure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands. So, too, it is, ...

... and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the world. He loved to dust his old grammars; it somehow mildly reminded him of his mortality....

...Table of Contents: Etymology, 1 -- Extracts, 3 -- 1 Loomings, 15 -- 2 The Carpet-Bag, 20 -- 3 The Spouter-Inn, 24 -- 4 The Counterpane, 36 -- 5 Breakfast, 40 -- 6 The Street, 42 -- 7 The Chapel, 45 -- 8 The Pulpit, 48 -- 9 The Serm...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 6 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 6 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania 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... ...IVES: On the 3d of November, 1861, a collision took place off the coast of Cuba between the United States war steamer San Jacinto and the French brig ... ...; but these I will not mention. Having said this much, I will now take the music. 341 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Six SURRENDER OF VICKSBUR...

...Excerpt: The third section of the ?Act further to promote the efficiency of the Navy,? approved 21st of December, 1861, provides: ?That the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall have the authority to det...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...es Publication Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray 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... ...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... ...lingsby.” She had been seated at an ivory pianoforte on a mother-of- pearl music-stool, trying a sonata of Herz. She rose when thus apostrophized. Mir... ...ibouk of Lord Codlingsby. IV WHEN MIRIAM, returning to the mother-of-pearl music-stool, at a signal from her brother, touched the silver and enamelled... ...ot upon the escutcheon of the Mendozas.” As they sat talking together, the music finished, and Miriam having retired (though her song and her beauty w... ...et-cushioned balconies of the “Coventry Club,” smoking their full-flavored Cubas (from Hudson’s) after the opera. Everybody stared at such an exclamat... ...Mon Dieu, que ces cigarres sont mauvais!” he added as he too cast away his Cuba. “Try one of my Pickwicks,” said Franklin Fox, with a sneer, offering ...

...Excerpt: VOL I. In the morning of life the truthful wooed the beautiful, and their offspring was Love. Like his Divine parents, He is eternal. He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glorious as the u...

.........67 A PLAN FOR A PRIZE NOVEL. ......................................................................................................74 THE DIARY OF C. JEAMES DE LA PLUCHE, ESQ., ...................................................................77 A LETTER FROM ?JEAMES, OF BUCKLEY SQUARE.? ............................................................80 THE DIARY. ........

Read More
  • Cover Image

Best of Freshman Writing

By: Suzanne Harper

...Best of Freshman Writing Best of Freshman Writing Volume 8 Student Voices A Commonwealth College Publicat... ... Editors Suzanne Harper and Liz Wright Associate Editor David Russell Best of Freshman Writing is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. ... ...he Pennsylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. Best of Freshman Writing Best of Freshman Writing: Student Voices is a publicati... ...yle of dress, a type of lingo, and a state of mind. Sometime dur- ing this music revolution, the bitter rivalry of rap evolved as well. Stage battles ... ...ll white rappers com- ing from Detroit. Detroit has always been known as a music city. For decades, it has been a launch pad for many well-established... ... Freshman Writing 12 that is not mainstream. The Underground. Main- stream music fans are less substantial. They are die-hard fans for the here and no... .... Another camp used by the United States is Camp X-Ray, in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The camp is located on the southeastern coast of Cuba. Kept in Camp X...

...Excerpt: Welcome to the eighth volume of Best of ?. For the past several years we have been publishing student writing with the intention of both celebrating the work that our students do and of sharing it with others for a variety of instructional purposes. Begi...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

... Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is f... ...ity. This Por table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...e document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman , the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ...f Grass –Whitman 5 Wandering at Morn...........................412 Italian Music in Dakota.....................412 With All Thy Gifts.................. .....................414 BOOK XXV.....................................415 Proud Music of the Storm..................415 BOOK XXVI........................... .....................460 Quicksand Years...............................461 That Music Always Round Me..........461 What Ship Puzzled at Sea................. ...Behring’s straits, Others cape Horn, others sail the gulf of Mexico or along Cuba or Hayti, others Hudson’s bay or Baffin’s bay, Others pass the strai... ... Frenchman is sure, the German is sure, the Spaniard is sure, and the island Cuban is sure, The engineer, the deck hand on the great lakes, or on the ... ...lls and hollows, and the silver mountains of New Mexico—always soft breath’d Cuba, Always the vast slope drain’d by the Southern sea, inseparable with...

...Excerpt: BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS. One?s-self I sing, a simple separate person, Yet utter the word Democratic, the word En-Masse. Of physiology from top to toe I sing, Not physiognomy alone nor brain alone is worthy for the Muse, I say the Form complete is worthier far, The Female equally with the Male I sing. Of Life immense in passion, pulse, and powe...

...Contents LEAVES OF GRASS.......................8 BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS..................9 One?s-Self I Sing...................................9 As I Ponder?d in Silence.....................10 In Cabin?d Ships at Sea.......................11 T...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Up from Slavery : An Autobiography

By: Booker Taliaferro Washington

...Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Por- table Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... be great lawyers, or Congressmen, and many of the women planned to become music teachers; but I had a reasonably fixed idea, even at that early pe- r... ...g to be done to prepare the way for successful lawyers, Congress- men, and music teachers. I felt that the conditions were a good deal like those of a... ...changed to “Dixie” and the audience roared with shrill “hi-yis.” Again the music changed, this time to “Yan- kee Doodle,” and the clamour lessened. Al... ...at stormed El Caney and Santiago to give freedom to the enslaved people of Cuba, forgetting, for the time being, the unjust discrimination that law an... ...n hundred, coming from twenty-seven states and territo- ries, from Africa, Cuba, Porto Rico, Jamaica, and other foreign countries. In our departments ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Little Dorrit Book One Poverty

By: Charles Dickens

...tion Little Dorrit, Book One: Poverty by Charles Dickens 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...have seen it.’ ‘Well! One day when we took Pet to church there to hear the music—because, as practical people, it is the business of our lives to show... ...ed, and never took to that luxury any more. He had been a very indifferent musical amateur in his better days; and when he fell with his brother, reso... ...yes, yes, yes. It’s my leg, it’s my leg. But it pleases me to hear the old music, though I am very bad.’ ‘Y ou are a traveller! Stay! See, the water! ... ...ts, Importers of pure Havannah Cigars, Bengal Cheroots, and fine-flavoured Cubas, Dealers in Fancy Snuffs, &C. &C. ‘(Private) It an’t tobacco business...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being read as a whole. But, as it is not unreasonable to suppose that I may have held its...

...the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Mother 10. Containing the whole Science of Government 11. Let Loose 12. Bleeding Heart Yard 13. Patriarchal 14. Little Dorrit?s Party 15. Mrs Flintwinch h...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...LASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson 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 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... ...hrough this process, and added thereto the Catholic Church, its cross, its music, its processions, its Saints’ days and image-worship, we have as it w... ...mind are invigorated by hab- its of conversation with nature. The power of music, the power of poetry, to unfix and as it were clap wings to solid nat... ...art and brain, which created all things anew; which was the dawn in him of music, poetry, and art; which made the face of nature radiant with purple l... ...warthy masks he has a gang of Washingtons in chains. When they ar- rive at Cuba, will the relative order of the ship’s company be the same? Is there n... ...of the happiest latitudes, and we bask in the shining hours of Florida and Cuba; when everything that has life gives sign of satisfaction, and the cat...

...Excerpt: History. There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen any man, he can under...

Read More
  • Cover Image

North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope 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... ...main five minutes in the same cavern with their beloved ones. And then the music! There is always a piano in a hotel drawing-room, on which, of course... ...e pianos are in fact, as a rule, louder and harsher, more violent and less musical, than other instruments of the kind. They seem to be so, but that, ... ...and active; but “Greece” and “Greek” are bywords now for all that is mean. Cuba is a colony, and putting aside the cities of the States, the Havana is... ...Atlan- tic, and commercially the greatest; but the political vil- lainy of Cuba, her daily importation of slaves, her breaches of treaty, and the brib... ...em. And they, as they fall with a continual roar, not hurting the ear, but musical withal, will seem to move as the vast ocean waters may perhaps move... ...t her American colonies, and shall rejoice when Spain has been deprived of Cuba. But I hold that citizen King of the French in small esteem, seeing th...

....................................................................................................................... 212 CHAPTER XV: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK ................................................................. 243 CHAPTER XVI: BOSTON..................................................................................................................

Read More
  • Cover Image

Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State Univer... ...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... ... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni vers... ...t Portico of the Capitol. The parade featured soldiers from the campaigns in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. An inaugural INAUGURAL ADDRESSES ... ...ost important question that of the future relations of the United States and Cuba. With our near neighbors we must remain close friends. The declarati... ...egislative branch of the Government deems essential to the best interests of Cuba and the United States. The principles which led to our intervention ... ...n, and also open its mind and heart and soul to the treasures of literature, music, and po etry, and the values of faith, courage, and love. A dynami... ...old, as we raise our voices to the God who is the Author of this most tender music. And may He continue to hold us close as we fill the world with our... ...’s ide als: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. Though we march to the music of our time, our mis sion is timeless. Each generation of American...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

Read More
  • Cover Image

Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...sics Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 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... ...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... ...have seen it.’ ‘Well! One day when we took Pet to church there to hear the music—because, as practical people, it is the business of our lives to show... ...ed, and never took to that luxury any more. He had been a very indifferent musical amateur in his better days; and when he fell with his brother, reso... ...yes, yes, yes. It’s my leg, it’s my leg. But it pleases me to hear the old music, though I am very bad.’ ‘Y ou are a traveller! Stay! See, the water! ... ...ts, Importers of pure Havannah Cigars, Bengal Cheroots, and fine-flavoured Cubas, Dealers in Fancy Snuffs, &C. &C. ‘(Private) It an’t tobacco business...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being read as a whole. But, as it is not unreasonable to suppose that I may have held its...

...the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Mother 10. Containing the whole Science of Government 11. Let Loose 12. Bleeding Heart Yard 13. Patriarchal 14. Little Dorrit?s Party 15. Mrs Flintwinch h...

Read More
  • Cover Image

New Arabian Nights

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...Publication New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. 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... .... One fine morning he came into the drawing-room and began to arrange some music on the top of the piano. Lady V andeleur, at the other end of the apa... ...gs come to an end, the evil like the good; pestilence as well as beautiful music; and as for this diamond, God forgive me if I do wrong, but its empir... ...rder of Wales; and the day after, a telegram would announce his arrival in Cuba or Y ucatan. But in all this there was no word of an Italian, nor any ... ...us inclination of the head. Partly from the smile, partly from the strange musical mur- mur with which the Sire prefaced his observation, Denis felt a...

...ents THE SUICIDE CLUB ....................................................................................................................... 4 STORY OF THE YOUNG MAN WITH THE CREAM TARTS .......................................................................... 4 STORY OF THE PHYSICIAN AND THE SARATOGA TRUNK....................................................................

Read More
  • Cover Image

Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...oks ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Two Years Before the Mast Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CHAPTER I — DEPARTURE . . . . ... .... . . 13 CHAPTER V — CAPE HORN—A VISIT . . . . . . . . 18 CHAPTER VI — LOSS OF A MAN—SUPERSTITION . . . . . . . . 21 CHAPTER VII — JUAN FERNANDEZ—T... ...ES—DISCONTENT—SAN PEDRO CHAPTER XV — A FLOGGING—A NIGHT ON SHORE—THE STATE OF THINGS ON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 BOARD—SAN DIEGO . . . . ... ...long time heaving at the windlass, and I listened for nearly an hour to the musical notes of a Sandwich Islander, called Mahannah, who ‘‘sang out’’... ...fandango at which I was afterwards present, and where they mustered all the music they could find, there were three violins and two guitars, and no o... ... a time and money saving people, but have not yet, as a nation, learned that music may be ‘‘turned to account.’’ We pulled the long distances to and f... ...fter the tradewinds left us, while we were in the latitude of the island of Cuba, we had a specimen of a true tropical thunder storm. A light breez...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; DEPARTURE -- The fourteenth of August was the day fixed upon for the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance ...

...Table of Contents: CHAPTER I ? DEPARTURE, 1 -- CHAPTER II ? FIRST IMPRESSIONS???SAIL HO!??, 3 -- CHAPTER III ? SHIP?S DUTIES?TROPICS, 6 -- CHAPTER IV ? A ROGUE?TROUBLE ON BOARD???LAND -- HO!???POMPERO?CAPE HORN, 9 -- CHAPTER V ? CA...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 2 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 2 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Two is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania 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... ...han it would be to argue that be- cause we have so far forborne to acquire Cuba, we have thereby, in principle, repudiated our former acquisitions and... ...us continue to obey the Constitution and the laws; let us keep step to the music of the Union. Let us draw a cordon, so to speak, around the slave Sta...

...Excerpt: Dear Speed, yours of the 9th instant is duly received, which I do not meet as a ?bore,? but as a most welcome visitor. I will answer the business part of it first. In relation to our Congress matter here, you were right in supposing I would su...

Read More
  • Cover Image

An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...AN ENGLISHMAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks upon Contemporary Matters By H.G. WELLS 1914 A Penn... ...lication An Englishman Looks at the World by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ooking out of a window into a street, or listening to a piece of agreeable music, and that might be the limit of its effect. But almost always the nov... ...ays been his dream to have a piano. The youngest girl, he is convinced, is musical. As a man who has knocked about the world and has thought, he quite... ... example, owning (partially, at least) a bank in New Zealand, a railway in Cuba, another in Canada, several in Brazil, an electric power plant in the ...

...Contents THE COMING OF BLRIOT ......................................................................................................... 5 MY FIRST FLIGHT..............................................................................................

Read More
  • Cover Image

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... ...were consumed in that operation. This was the case, too, with the mines of Cuba and St. Domingo, and even with the ancient mines of Peru, after the di... ...part of their value to many other sorts of riches. The poor inhabitants of Cuba and St. Domingo, when they were first discovered by the Spaniards, use... ...en, lawyers, physicians, men of letters of all kinds; players, buf- foons, musicians, opera-singers, opera-dancers, etc. The labour of the meanest of ... ...e declamation of the actor, the harangue of the orator, or the tune of the musician, the work of all of them perishes in the very instant of its produ... ... Mexico was the project, not of the council of Spain, but of a governor of Cuba; and it was effectuated by the spirit of the bold adventurer to whom i... ...er the direction of the public magistrate, in gymnas- tic exercises and in music. By gymnastic exercises, it was intended to harden his body, to sharp...

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...

Read More
       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 37 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.