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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...

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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...

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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....

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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 .............................................................................

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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 ...

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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...

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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... ...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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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....................................................................

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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..................................................................................................................

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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...

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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...

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

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SER... ...CTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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...

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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. ........

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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...

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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..............................................................................................

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