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The Sorrows of Young Werther

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...kell Dole A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell... .... von Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell Dole is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- n... ...ty. This Portable Document file is fur- nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...isunderstandings and neglect occasion more mischief in the world than even malice and wickedness. At all events, the two latter are of less frequent o... ...eam, and was so lost to the dim world around me, that I scarcely heard the music which resounded from the illuminated ballroom. The two Messrs. Andran... ...entirely from heat, grew more violent; and the thunder was heard above the music. When any distress or terror surprises us in the midst of our amuseme... ... me in a moment. I believe every word that is said of the magic of ancient music. How her simple song enchants me! Sometimes, when I am ready to commi... ...man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.” “Paradox, all paradox!” exclaimed Albert. “Not so paradox... ...tion, all the imperti- nence that would be further circulated, and how the mali- cious would triumph; how they would rejoice over the pun- ishment of ...

Excerpt: The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe, translated by R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell Dole.

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ssics Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott 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 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...en Prince of Wales, in 1641. The catch in the text has been happily set to music.] As the chorus ended, there followed a loud and hearty laugh by way ... ... been repeatedly hinted to me, had no good name; and the attraction of the music, without rivalling that of the si- rens in melody, might have been fo... ...it was into knells and sand-pits, would permit me to obtain a sight of the musicians before I should be observed by them. As I advanced, the old ditty... ...rnly, ‘If I understand your trick, sir, you want to take advantage of some malicious reports con- cerning things in this family, and particularly resp... ...d I advise him to do so—the Quakers, with all their demure- ness, can bear malice as long as other folk; and though I have not the prudence of Mr. Pro... ...erry tidings this to me, who had been the d—d’ (he paused a moment) ‘origo mali—Gad, I think my confession would sound better in Latin than in English...

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Agnes Grey

By: Anne Brontë

...ic Classics Series Publication Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë 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 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ut an advertisement, myself, in the paper, stating my qualifications, &c. ‘Music, singing, drawing, French, Latin, and German,’ said she, ‘are no mean... ...consider- able vivacity, some quickness of perception, and some talent for music and the acquisition of languages, but till fifteen she had troubled h... ... when I came it was the same: everything was neglected but French, German, music, singing, dancing, fancy-work, and a little drawing—such drawing as m... ...lever in inventing falsehoods: not simply to hide his faults, but, in mere malicious wantonness, to bring odium upon others. In fact, Master Charles w... ..., and subsequently of his mamma; to whom he would relate my transgressions mali- ciously exaggerated, or adorned with embellishments of his own; and o... ...n seeing me Rosalie broke off in the middle of a sentence to exclaim, with malicious glee— ‘Oh-ho, Miss Grey! you’re come at last, are you? No won- de...

...n some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity, that the dry, shriveled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut. Whether this be the case with my history or not, I am hardly competent to judge. I sometimes think it might prove useful to some, and entertaining to others; but the world may judge for itself. Shielded b...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ...rsity. 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... ...aracter, in point of cleanliness, to the world; which, I am told, some of my maligners have been pleased, upon this and other occasions, to call in qu... ... was left with a strong guard, to prevent the impertinence, and probably the malice of the rabble, who were very impatient to crowd about me as near a... ... not so honourable as I could have wished; which pro ceeded wholly from the malice of Skyresh Bolgolam, the high admiral: whereupon my chains were im... ...ntrivances of the author to please the king and queen. He shows his skill in music. The king in quires into the state of England, which the author re... ... it but some little toys that girls are fond of. The king, who delighted in music, had frequent con certs at court, to which I was sometimes carried... ...s and windows of it, and draw the window curtains; after which I found their music not disagreeable. I had learned in my youth to play a little upon t...

...Excerpt: The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother?s side. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curious people c...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ssics Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf 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 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ation into smooth waters. They were further silenced by Katharine’s rather mali- cious determination not to help this young man, in whose upright and ... ...e time for anything decent—” “As for instance?” “Well, going for walks, or music, or books, or seeing interesting people. You never do anything that’s... ...d Mrs. Hilbery, looking at her with her odd sidelong glance, that was half malicious and half tender, would liken her to “your wicked old Uncle Judge ... ...ersonage, but a desire to laugh, which was, how- ever, entirely lacking in malice. Mr. Rodney was evidently so painfully conscious of the oddity of hi... ... blue. “There are one or two people I’m fond of, and there’s a little good music, and a few pictures, now and then— just enough to keep one dangling a... ...g about here. Ah, but I couldn’t live with savages! Are you fond of books? Music? Pictures? D’you care at all for first editions? I’ve got a few nice ...

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Adventures in the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...on Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas 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... ...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... ... way of knocking them down, that no one could find it in his heart to bear malice against him. So much for stout little Jermin. All English whalemen a... ... strange, hollow little notes of laughter, that sounded like the bass of a music-box, playing a lively air with the lid down. Now, I knew not that the... ...st, where a stranger is always welcome. A good loud squeal, therefore, was music in our ears. It showed something going on in that direction. Breaking... ...siness. Nevertheless, we were not to be shaken off so easily; and taking a mali- cious pleasure in annoying our old enemy, we resolved, for the presen... ...s, alas! as sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal; one of those who make no music unless the clapper be silver. In the course of a few days, the sailor... ...s found to be only nine thousand. This amazing decrease not only shows the malignancy of the evils necessary to produce it; but, from the fact, the in...

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...or Grimshawe’s Secret: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...vast antipathy to rank, without the trace of awe that made it so much more malignant: it required a low born Englishman to feel the two together. What... ...and from the grim Doctor. And even then, in those after years, the strange music that had been awakened was continued, as it were the echo from harps ... ...hat had never been touched till now, and that sometimes made a sweet, high music. But this was rarely; and as far as the general duties of an instruct... ...e fiend, and were doing the duty of a superior one, without any individual malice of his own, though a general satisfaction in doing what would accrue... ...ft, made a cheery melody that was like a spire of audible flame,—rapturous music, as if the whole soul and substance of the winged creature had been d... ...seem to exist on a for eign shore; and even, perhaps, to be heightened of malice prepense. The cold, unbelieving eye of Englishmen, expect ant of so...

... A preface generally begins with a truism; and I may set out with the admission that it is not always expedient to bring to light the posthumous work of great writers. A man generally contrives to publish, during his lifetime, quite as much as the public has time or inclination to read; and his surviving friends are apt to show more zeal than discretion in dragging forth f...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...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... ...t or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...rdsworth— ‘The earthquake is not satisfied at once.’ All perils, specially malignant, are recurrent. A murderer, who is such by passion and by a wolfi... ...r, precisely on such a tenure of a whisper was now suspended the murderous malice of the man below. No; there is but one way to save the child; to- wa... ...d be presumption in the provincial audi- ence, so slightly trained to good music and dancing, if it should affect to reverse a judgment ratified in th... ...d indulgence for mounting a Eu- ropean tribunal, from which they pronounce malicious edicts against ourselves. Sentinels present arms to Von Raumer at... ...ose. But what the world knows Wieland by is his ‘Oberon.’ Now in this gay, musical romance of Sir Huon and his enchanted horn, with its gleams of volu... ...nal abstractions. Hence, he did not read, and did not like Shakspeare; the music was here too rapid and life-like: but he sympathized profoundly with ...

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...Contents The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater ...4 THREE MEMORABLE MURDERS .............................................................................................. 4 THE TRUE RELATIONS OF THE BIBLE TO MERELY HUMAN SCIENCE.....................

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

... Ten Years Later– Volume One (The Thr... ... Ten Years Later– Volume One (The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Duma [Pere] is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Duma [Pere], the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA... ...o be near his person; you will see splendid fetes; you will see the king, who they say is so handsome, so agreeable!” “Ay, and still more, I shall see... ...ile of the two girls; and he did not remark that the hand of Louise remained in his. “There “ said Montalais, “you have pardoned me, Louise, for havin... ... in great agitation. “Mesdemoiselles, I inconvenience you very much. I have, without doubt, been very indiscreet,” stammered Raoul, very ill at ease. ... ...se continued lotions, became rivers at the bottom of the city, and the pave- ment, generally very muddy, it must be allowed, took a clean face, and ab... ...s. “Mademoiselle Auricule,” said the princess, presenting to his majesty a fat, fair girl of two-and-twenty, who at a village fete might have been tak... ... pleasure of conversing with her sister-in-law, and likewise constrained by the glance of Mazarin, did not appear to comprehend any of the suppli- cat...

...Excerpt: Towards the middle of the month of May, in the year 1660, at nine o?clock in the morning, when the sun, already high in the heavens, was fast absorbing the dew from the ramparts of the castle of Blois a little cavalcade, composed of three men a...

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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

By: Kate Chopin

.....................................................................101 A Pair of Silk Stockings........................................................... ...110 The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document File is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document File is furnished free and with out any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...llier boys were permit ting them to do so, and making their authority felt. Music, dancing, and a recitation or two were the entertainments fur nish... ...pression into the strains which was indeed inspiring. She was keeping up her music on account of the children, she said; because she and her husband b... ...ase herself in her selections. Edna was what she herself called very fond of music. Musical strains, well rendered, had a way of evoking pictures in h... ...on to linger and hold themselves apart. He walked between them, whether with mali cious or mischievous intent was not wholly clear, even to himself. ... ... son, too. It must have been quite hard to let him go.” Mademoiselle laughed maliciously. “Her favorite son! Oh, dear! Who could have been imposing su... ...eason?” “They are your husband’s,” returned Mademoiselle, with a shrug and a malicious elevation of the eyebrows. “Oh! I see there is no deceiving you...

... all right!? He could speak a little Spanish, and also a language which nobody understood, unless it was the mocking-bird that hung on the other side of the door, whistling his fluty notes out upon the breeze with maddening persistence....

............................................99 The Kiss.......................................................................................101 A Pair of Silk Stockings..............................................................103 The Locket..................................................................................106 A Reflection.....................................

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

...ke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche, trans. Thomas Common 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... ...ditor, Hazleton, PA 18201- 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...e form of a sudden and decisive alteration in my tastes—more particularly in music. It would even be possible to con- sider all ‘Zarathustra’ as a mus... ...tro, Peter Gast—also one who had been born again—discovered that the phoenix music that hovered over us, wore lighter and brighter plumes than it had ... ...antulas teach oth- erwise: and they themselves were formerly the best world- maligners and heretic-burners. With these preachers of equality will I no... ...then doth she seduce most.” When I had said this unto Life, then laughed she mali- ciously, and shut her eyes. “Of whom dost thou speak?” said she. “P... ...trangle you, ye singing birds of my hopes! Yea, at you, ye dearest ones, did malice ever shoot its arrows—to hit my heart! And they hit it! Because ye... ...aration. As a boy and a youth Nietzsche had shown such a remarkable gift for music that it had been a question at one time whether he should not perha...

............................................................................................................................. 33 II. THE ACADEMIC CHAIRS OF VIRTUE................................................................................................................. 35 III. BACKWORLDSMEN ...................................................................................

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The Noble Qur'An

By: Rev. J. M. Rodwell

.... Rev. J. M. Rodwell, Introduction by Rev. G. Margoliouth is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... ‘rahhmani ‘rrahheem. El-hamdoo lillahi rabi ‘lalameen. Arrahhmani raheem. Maliki yowmi-d-deen. Eyaka naboodoo, wa‚yaka nest aeen. Ihdina ‘ssirat almo... ...kut on 1 Kings vi. ch. 182. 6 Lit. unless ye bear me witness. 7 That is, malignant. “The efreets are generally believed to differ from the other dji... ...elieved to differ from the other djinn in being very powerful and al- ways malicious; but to be in other respects of a similar na- ture” (Lane’s Moder... ...t the head of a caravan, and that all the congregation, at- tracted by the music of the tambours which preceded it, left the sermon for the spectacle....

...Introduction: The Koran admittedly occupies an important position among the great religious books of the world. Though the youngest of the epoch-making works belonging to this class of literature, it yields to hardly any in the wonderful effect which it has produced on large masses of men. It has created an all but new ph...

...1 96 Thick Blood or Clots of Blood 2 74 The Enwrapped 3 73 The Enfolded 4 93 The Brightness 5 94 The Opening 6 113 The Daybreak 7 114 Men 8 1 Sura I. 9 109 Unbelievers 10 112 The Unity...

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The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

...son, M.A. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of the Thirty Years’ War by Friedrich Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J.... ...h Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison, M.A. 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... ...to the distresses of another, save where national jealousy could indulge a mali- cious joy at the reverses of a rival. This barrier the Reformation de... ...ees tottering, their churches pro- faned, and their religion degraded. The malice of his enemies had circulated the most fright- ful representations o... ...rraine. A distrust of the Swedish monarch was now loud and open, while the malice of his enemies busily circulated the most injurious reports as to hi... ...ping on their knees, burst into a moving hymn, accompanied by the military music. The king then mounted his horse, and clad only in a leathern doublet...

...Preface: The present is the only collected edition of the principal works of Schiller which is accessible to English readers. Detached poems or dramas have been translated at various times, and sometimes by men of eminence, since the first publication of the original works; a...

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