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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... ... “Perhaps the Beauforts don’t know her,” Janey suggested, with her artless malice. Mr. Jackson gave a faint sip, as if he had been tasting invis- ible... ...r little mouth into a grimace of mimic prudery and twinkled at him through mali- cious lids. “`Ask Mamma,’ I suppose—the usual story. Ah, these Mingot... ...u’re alone—at the Parker House?” She looked at him with a flash of her old malice. “Does it strike you as dangerous?” “No; not dangerous—” “But unconv...

...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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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Third

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Third T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt i... ...taigne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ..., to furnish me with other means more suitable to my own liking: this is a mali- cious kind of justice, and I look upon it as no less wounded by itsel... ...at spring from private interest and pas- sion, duty, nor a treacherous and malicious conduct, cour- age; they call their proneness to mischief and vio... ... a greater traitor than he does, against whom you are so: for he tries the malignity of your disposition by your own hands, where he cannot possibly b... ...uch thing, to write books without learning and without art? The fancies of music are carried on by art; mine by chance. I have this, at least, accordi... ...r need to give myself a little lustre, of the invention of Antigenides the musician, who, when he was asked to sing or play, took care beforehand that... ...e auditory should, either before or after, be satiated with some other ill musicians. But I can hardly be without Plutarch; he is so universal and so ...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

...Contents CHAPTER I OF PROFIT AND HONESTY................................................................................... 4 CHAPTER II OF REPENTANCE ................................................................................................

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The History of Tom Jones

By: Henry Fielding

... Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII 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 ... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books I... ... if ever I love my friend better than when I am fighting with him! To bear malice is more like a Frenchman than an Englishman.” He then proposed a l... ...ts forth notes which might charm the ears of some modern connois seurs in music; now, in the imagination of the half drunk clown, as he staggers thro... ...amation are used by ladies in a fright, as fa, la, la, ra, da, &c., are in music, only as the vehicles of sound, and without any fixed ideas. Next t... ...g of her. She then ripped up the story of Molly Seagrim, and gave the most malicious turn to his formerly quitting Sophia herself; which, I must confe... ...y speak truth with a smiling countenance. In reality, to depreciate a book mali ciously, or even wantonly, is at least a very ill natured of fice; a... ...leader, his heart beating time, but not after the manner of heroes, to the music of the drum, which ceased not till they had traversed the common, and...

Excerpt: The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII.

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Aaron's Rod

By: D. H. Lawrence

...lassics Series Publication Aaron’s Rod by D. H. Lawrence 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... ... downstairs after changing he went into the icy cold parlour, and took his music and a small handbag. With this he retreated again to the back kitchen... ... braces. He sat under the gas-jet of the back kitchen, looking through his music. Then he opened the bag, in which were sections of a flute and a picc... ...’s Rod which was grateful to him. Then he cocked his eye over the sheet of music spread out on the table before him. He tried his flute. And then at l... ...round the room. “I like looking at you,” said Jim, his smile becoming more malicious. “But you shouldn’t, when I tell you not,” she returned. Jim twis... ...gement?” said Robert. “Listen to the row fools make, rushing in,” said Jim mali- ciously. “No, the engagement is broken,” said Josephine. “World comin... ...on’t breathe out, you asphyxiate.” “Right you are, Mock T urtle—” said Jim maliciously. “Breathing out is a bloody revolution,” said Lilly. “You’ve hi...

...liant evening star in the early twilight, and underfoot the earth was half frozen. It was Christmas Eve. Also the War was over, and there was a sense of relief that was almost a new menace. A man felt the violence of the nightmare released now into the general air. Also there had been another wrangle among the men on the pit-bank that evening....

........... 16 CHAPTER III: ?THE LIGHTED TREE? .............................................................................. 25 CHAPTER IV: ?THE PILLAR OF SALT? ............................................................................. 38 CHAPTER V: AT THE OPERA ............................................................................................ 45 CHAPTER VI: TAL...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of... ... 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publica... ... J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ears, in a street which now bears his name, and gained a living by copying music. Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, the author of ‘Paul and Virginia’, who be... ...e of that time, escaped my memory. Though my taste, or rather passion, for music, did not show itself until a considerable time after, I am fully per-... ...ect me of not having dared to reveal the whole. I give sufficient scope to malignity in what I say; it is unnecessary I should furnish still more by m... ...ry accouterment; I fol- lowed processions, and was pleased with the solemn music of the priests; I next went to see the king’s palace, which I approac... ... my services to M. Basile on his return; but there was something so false, malicious, and ironi- cal, in his air and manner, that it was by no means c... ...te, another importunate visitor arrived, she would add to her amusement by mali- ciously prolonging the visit, meantime casting glances at me for whic...

...Introduction: Among the notable books of later times-we may say, without exaggeration, of all time--must be reckoned The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. It deals with leading personages and transactions of a momentous epoch, when absolutism and feudalism we...

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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 ...

Excerpt: The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey.

...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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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

...sics Series Publication The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf 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... ...cloak. But some enchantment had put both man and woman beyond the reach of malice and unpopularity. In his guess one might guess from the moving lips ... ...ht line to their offices; there were the poor who were unhappy and rightly malig- nant. Already, though there was sunlight in the haze, tattered old m... ...hough he had suddenly loosened his clothes, and had become a vivacious and malicious old ape. Winding veils round their heads, the women walked on dec... ...d to sigh, “Poor little goats!” “If it weren’t for the goats there’d be no music, my dear; music depends upon goats,” said her father rather sharply, ... ...leave to sit, she did not think of the particular case, and, unpacking her music, soon for- got all about the old woman and her sheets. Mrs. Chailey f... ...ered it her room, and there she would sit for hours playing very difficult music, reading a little German, or a little English when the mood took her,...

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...SARTOR RESARTUS: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh By Thomas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SE... ...TRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...ty. 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 in a... ...poison-brewing, and choking by sul- phur. From the Palace esplanade, where music plays while Serene Highness is pleased to eat his victuals, down to t... ... Gay mansions, with supper- rooms and dancing-rooms, are full of light and music and high-swelling hearts; but, in the Condemned Cells, the pulse of l... ...chess is respectable, is venerable; but nowise for her pearl bracelets and Malines laces: in his eyes, the star of a Lord is little less and little mo... ... is so sly and still, so imperturbably saturnine; shows such indifference, malign coolness towards all that men strive after; and ever with some half-... ...lls; so that when a man walks, it is with continual jingling. Some few, of musical turn, have a whole chime of bells (Glockenspiel) fastened there; wh... ...aphical duty, grudge to reimpart) incurably infect therewith! Art thou the malignest of Sansculottists, or only the maddest? “It will remain to be exa...

Excerpt: Sartor Resartus. The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh.

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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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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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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the First T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William ... ... First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rmingly narrates how they used to awake him by the sound of some agreeable music, and how he learned Latin, without suffering the rod or shed- ding a ... ...h a department or such a choice; and in those systems, where ignorance and malice, favouritism, intrigue, and violence govern, if any selection happen... ...3, p. 3]—The Italians have more fitly baptized by this name—[La tristezza]—malignity; for ’tis a quality always hurtful, always idle and vain; and as ... ...h her losses), to have been at last trans- formed into a rock— “Diriguisse malis,” [“Petrified with her misfortunes.”—Ovid, Met., vi. 304.] thereby to... ...ople about the cataracts of the Nile; and what philosophers believe of the music of the spheres, that the bodies of those circles being solid and smoo... ....]—The Ephoros who so rudely cut the two strings that Phrynis had added to music never stood to ex- amine whether that addition made better harmony, o...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

............................................................................................................................................. 6 THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE ...................................................................................................................................... 9 THE LETTERS OF MONTAIGNE .....................................................

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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY Edited with Introduction and Notes by Milton Ha... ...TE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...y sad fu- neral blights upon the gorgeous mosaics of dreams? Frag- ment of music too passionate, heard once, and heard no more, what aileth thee, that... ...tly. 56 The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc drifting towards us amidst music and incense, amidst blos- soms from forests and gorgeous corymbi from... ...he shadow of our mighty bows. But then, as at some signal from heaven, the music, and the carols, and the sweet echoing of girlish laughter—all are hu... ...ongst the shrouds stood the lady of the pinnace. The deeps opened ahead in malice to receive her, towering surges of foam ran after her, the billows w... ...aves and the raving of the storm; until at last, upon a sound from afar of mali- cious laughter and mockery, all was hidden for ever in driv- ing show... ...doubtful person, yet, merely for the magic perseverance of his indomitable malice, won from the same Romans the only real honour that ever he received...

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

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

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Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

By: Mary Wollstonecraft

...odern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley , is a publication of the Pennsyl vania State University. This Portable Document file is fu... ...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... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project, the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...cility of expression and a voice whose varied intonations are soul subduing music. Frankenstein 14 August 19, 17 Yesterday the stranger said to me,... ...nxiety. She attended her sickbed; her watchful attentions triumphed over the malignity of the distemper —Elizabeth was saved, but the consequences of ... ...her; should I by my base desertion leave them exposed and unprotected to the malice of the fiend whom I had let loose among them? At these moments I w... ...fe which I had so thoughtlessly bestowed. When I reflected on his crimes and malice, my hatred and revenge burst all bounds of moderation. I would ha... ...re indeed harsh, but supple; and although my voice was very unlike the soft music of their tones, yet I pronounced such words as I understood with to... ...y beyond expression; he sighed frequently, and once his father paused in his music, and I conjectured by his manner that he inquired the cause of his...

...Excerpt: You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking....

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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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Pierrette

By: Honoré de Balzac

...e by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Por- table Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classi- cal works of lit... ..., is the privi- lege of those popular songs which are the superstitions of music,—if we may use the word “superstition” as signifying all that remains... ...ed shoes echoed on the stones with a sound eas- ily distinguished from the music of the mill, and no doubt heard by the person who opened the window. ... ...The Rogrons beat a retreat, say- ing to each other that the world was very malicious. Sylvie perceived that the news of her benevolence had missed its... ...ad tried to warn you from those people you might have supposed we had some mali- cious motive in what we said. If you like a game of cards in the even... ...n. Sylvie, a woman and a jealous woman, an- swered that magnetic look with malignant flashes. A dread- ful silence reigned. The clenched hand of the B... ...r Madame Auffray, thinking to amuse Pierrette who was passionately fond of music. It was a poem to watch her listening to a theme of Weber, or Beethov...

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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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He Sat, In Defiance of Municipal Orders

By: Rudyard Kipling

...nic Classics Series Publication Kim by Rudyard Kipling 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... ...‘ said the Amritzar girl. ‘That we believe,’ snorted the cultivator’s wife malignantly. ‘Nay, but all who serve the Sirkar with weapons in their hands... ...etically. ‘And by what sign didst thou know that we would beg from thee, O Mali?’ said Kim tartly, using the name that a market gardener least likes. ... ... ‘It is otherwise in Hind,’ said Kim drily. ‘Their Gods are many armed and malignant. Let them alone.’ ‘I would set thee on thy road for a little, Fri... ...little later a marriage procession would strike into the Grand T runk with music and shoutings, and a smell of marigold and jas mine stronger even th... ...e beating of an artery in the head. Soon a sharp ness was added. ‘Ah! The music,’ Kim explained. He knew the sound of a regimental band, but it amaze... ...the woman gave him food. In many respects, this big procession that played music at intervals this crowd that talked and laughed so easily–resembled ...

...Excerpt: He sat, in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam Zammah on her brick platform opposite the old Ajaib-Gher -the Wonder House, as the natives call the Lahore Museum. Who hold Zam-Zammah, that ?fire-breathing dragon?, hold the Punjab, f...

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...t Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publi... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...at Arcis this young man had lent his name during the T error to the famous Malin de l’Aube, the repre- sentative of the people, in order to hold posse... ... An Historical Mystery.”] Conse- quently, all the support and influence of Malin, now become count and senator, was at the service of the Marion famil... ...oisie revolved, for they felt themselves to be fully worth either Monsieur Malin, otherwise called Comte de Gondreville, the Keller Bros., the Cinq-Cy... .... The sound of the water as it runs through the courses above the dam, the music of the wheels, from which the churned water falls back into the basin... ...in- ference was that he was either a clerk in some office, or that he gave music lessons in private houses. One detail alone in the midst of this vagu... ...me quite intimate with a comrade in the Academy named Desroziers. He was a musician and a man of distinguished and very ob- serving mind, who would pr...

...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no deputy from Arcis in the Chamber....

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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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Liver Twist

By: Charles Dickens

... Twist or the Parish Boy’s Progress by Charles Dickens 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 ... ...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... ...mble, stopping short, and dart ing at his little charge a look of intense malignity. ‘Well! Of all the ungratefullest, and worst disposed boys as eve... ...uld take place; and entered upon various topics of petty annoyance, like a mali cious and ill conditioned charity boy as he was. But, mak ing Oliver... ...ich will get us into trouble.’ ‘That’s very likely,’ returned Sikes with a malicious grin. ‘You’re blowed upon, Fagin.’ ‘And I’m afraid, you see, adde... ...to spare, it would be more wholesomely expended on the treadmill than in a musical instrument. He made no answer: being occupied mentally bewailing th... ...ves of the old tree stirred gently in the night wind. It seemed like quiet music for the repose of the dead. Sunbury was passed through, and they came... ...dream of a love and affection he had never known. Thus, a strain of gentle music, or the rippling of water in a silent place, or the odour of a flower...

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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... ...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... ... in its own conge- nial, midnight darkness, can, and does, develop all its malign and shocking characteristics; where it can be indecent with- out sha... ...manner of justice. He was an overseer; but he was something more. With the malign and tyrannical qualities of an overseer, he combined something of th... ...ll aware that what I have now written will by some be branded as false and malicious. It will be denied, not only that such a thing ever did transpire... ... 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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Rhoda Fleming

By: George Meredith

...sics Series Publication Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith 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... ...da shook her head, full sure that she could never be brought to utter such musical words naturally. “Yes, dearest, when you know what love is,” said D... ...seen her. I expect I’ve seen a portrait of her, though.” “Ah!” Mrs. Lovell musically drew him on. “Was she dark, too?” “No, she’s fair. At least, she ... ...e like heaven. On these inspired occasions, Robert presented the form of a malignant serpent in her ideas. Then Dahlia made excursions upon glaciers w... ...rench; it is, as sure as my blood’s British.” “Oh! Missis,” quoth Sedgett, maliciously, “as to tales, you’ve got witnesses enough it crassed chann’l. ... ...ner any more,” she said, putting up her wand, and pouting. “You don’t bear malice?” said Algernon, revived. “There is my hand. Now you must play a gam... ...an live without the other?” and horrid pangs smote him to hear her telling musically of the places she was journeying to, the men she would see, and t...

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Kenilworth

By: Sir Walter Scott

...assics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott 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... ...is fact, being a man formerly addicted to hospitality, company, mirth, and music, was afterwards observed to forsake all this, and with much melanchol... ...it. Thou hast deep sagacity—an unrelenting purpose—a steady, long-breathed malignity of nature, that surpasses mine. But then, I am the bolder, the qu... ...ve downright brute force. Canst thou not make home pleas- ant to her, with music and toys? Canst thou not make the out-of-doors frightful to her, with... ...shovel-board; and there was at the other end an el- evated gallery for the musicians or minstrels, who might be summoned to increase the festivity of ... ...moment’s consideration, “and I will deal frankly with thee. If these men’s malice is directed against me—as I deny not but it may—it is because they a... ...earned man “well was it sung by Junius Juvenalis, ‘Numinibus vota exaudita malignis!”” “Learned Magister,” said T ressilian, “your erudition so greatl...

...Introduction: A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting ?her sister and her foe,? the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have ap...

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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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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...LICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...of the mail, was transformed into a dream, as tumultuous and changing as a musical fugue. This troubled Dream is circumstantially reported in Section ... ...ity with which we have adopted into our grave political faith the rash and malicious sketches of our novelists. With Fielding commenced the practice o... ...ur order of country gentlemen. His picture of Squire Western is not only a malicious, but also an incongruous libel. The squire’s ordinary language is... ...l, and Miss Watson very well, and with the power of singing difficult part music at sight, they did so for the same reason that the lark sings, and ch... ...” which I, who stood by a silent observer, could not but feel to involve a malicious calumny. Naturally it happened that coroneted carriages, superb h... ...pital disadvantage, in my eyes, that its chapel possessed no organ, and no musical ser- vice. But any other choice would have driven me to an in- stan...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in having brought ...

... I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. .......................................................... 4 EXPLANATORY NOTICES......................................................................................................................................

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands By Charlotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic C... ...lotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands by ... ...ry Bishop of the Melanesian Islands by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...t these tastes bring him into debt or ex- travagance. His turn for art and music began to show itself, and the anthems at St. George’s Chapel on the S... ...tteson’s chief delight was the Midsummer Night’s Dream, with Mendelssohn’s music. He had a tuneful baritone voice and a correct ear for music. We hire... ...ng some of Mendelssohn’s Lieder very pleasingly, and knew most of the bass music from the Messiah by heart. He began to play a few scales on the piano... ... more than touch at Aurora, and exchange some fish-hooks for some bows. At Malicolo, in 1851, the Bishop and his party , while fetch- ing water, had b... ... more personal letters. On his sister Fanny’s birthday , when the visit to Malicolo was just over, after his birthday wishes, he goes on:— ‘And now, h... ...he whalers, for there were six in the chiefs house, and one was fired, not mali- ciously but out of display. The Bishop told them his object, and they...

...Preface: There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and...

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Dynevor Terrace

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...DYNEVOR TERRACE: OR THE CLUE OF LIFE BY THE AUTHOR OF ‘THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFE,’ CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. V V V... ...STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Dynevor Terrace: or The Clue of Life, Volume One by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...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... ...ssed in the query, ‘but not quite as you suppose. See here,’ as he held up mali- ciously a railway novel. ‘I am afraid I know where it came from,’ sai... ...ost to-morrow to send him to the binder.’ ‘Is it of any use to ask for the music?’ ‘I assure you, Mr. Holdsworth, I am very sorry. I’ll write at once ... ... he was seen no more till just before dinner, when, with a shade of French malice, Mrs. Frost inquired about Jane and the carpenter: she had seen the ... ...I get any possible good by staying?’ ‘A vast deal.’ ‘I’m sure Italian, and music, and drawing, are not a good compared with truth, and honour, and kin... ...f you would be so kind.’ He smiled superciliously as he regretted that his music was not of that description, and Charlotte felt ready to sink into th...

...Excerpt: An ancient leafless stump of a horse-chestnut stood in the middle of a dusty field, bordered on the south side by a row of houses of some pretension. Against this stump, a pretty delicate fair girl of seventeen, whose short lilac sleeves revealed slen...

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Chronicles of the Canongate

By: Sir Walter Scott

...lter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...bers of the Fund to the Gentlemen of the Edinburgh Professional Society of Musicians, who, finding that this meeting was appointed to take place on th... ...s of the Canongate and Prosperity to the Edinburgh Professional Society of Musicians.” (Applause.) Mr. Pat. Robertson Proposed “The Health of Mr. Jeff... ...experienced a fall in his turn. My next thought was as mean, though not so mali- cious. “I have had the better of this fellow,” thought I. “If I lost ... ...canvas to the breeze, all “shipshape and Bristol fashion,” pennons flying, music playing, cheering each other as we pass, we are rather amused than al... ... head, and stop for ever thy cursing and accursed voice! Begone, with this malison! Elspat will never, never again bestow so many words upon living ma... ... friend.” “Pshaw, dame! Robin Oig is an honest fellow, and will never keep malice.” “Do not trust to that; you do not know the dour temper of the Scot...

...Excerpt: Introduction to Chronicles of the Canongate. The preceding volume of this Collection concluded the last of the pieces originally published under the Nominis umbra of The Author of Waverley; and the circumstances which rendered it impossible for the wri...

...Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. .......................................................................... 4 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

... The Odyssey by Homer, trans. Samuel Butler is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Document file is f... ... 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... ...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... ...ere before them. As soon as they had had enough to eat and drink they wanted music and dancing, which are the crowning embel lishments of a banquet, ... ...et of foot and are excellent sailors. We are extremely fond of good dinners, music, and danc ing; we also like frequent changes of linen, warm baths,... ...g that is going to happen over the whole world.’ “They sang these words most musically, and as I longed to hear them further I made by frowning to my ... ...t by, and the suitors gathered round him with fair words in their mouths and malice in their hearts; but he avoided them, and went to sit with Mentor,... ...nd The Odyssey – Book XX 251 by. Father Jove, of all gods you are the most mali cious. We are your own children, yet you show us no mercy in all ou... ... had had it washed, its splendour was as that of the sun or moon. “Then some malicious god conveyed Ulysses to the upland farm where his swineherd liv...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...nrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...r for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State University, Elec- ... ...de of the mountain, thinking that in this sight, as in a piece of inspired music, there could be found together the utmost delicacy of shaded expressi... ...drawing-rooms of Sta. Marta, in a soft and implacable voice, and with such mali- cious glances that Mr. Gould’s best friends advised him earnestly to ... ...whose views are tinged by prejudices. There was for him in that af- fair a malignancy of perverted justice which, by means of a moral shock, attacked ... ...ith inscrutable patience. “Lucia, Lucia di Lammermoor! I am passionate for music. It transports me. Ha! the divine—ha!—Mozart. Si! divine … What is it... ... of multicoloured flags fluttering on tall poles. Faint bursts of military music would be heard suddenly, and the remote sound of shouting. A knot of ... ...ined his neighbour ferociously with a stone axe from necessity and without malice. The stupidest mind may invent a rankling phrase or brand the innoce...

Excerpt: Nostromo. A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad.

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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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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Second T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second trans. Charles Cotton, ed. William ... ... Second trans. Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furn... ...nt opinions, I look upon it indeed as an unmanly and stupid vice, but less malicious and hurtful 18 Book the Second than the others, which, almost al... ..., fit to in- spire old men with mettle to divert themselves in dancing and music; things of great use, and that they dare not at- tempt when sober. He... ... says: “Non est, ut putas, virtus, pater, Timere vitam; sed malis ingentibus Obstare, nec se vertere, ac retro dare.” [“Father,... ...nto it; “Multos in summa pericula misfit Venturi timor ipse mali: fortissimus ille est, Qui promptus metuenda pati, si cominus ... ...chariots surpassing all the others in magnificence, he sent also poets and musicians to present his verses, with tent and pavilions royally gilt and h... ...ho have not excelled me, except in running, at which I was pretty good. In music or singing, for which I have a very unfit voice, or to play on any so...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second translated by Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

...Contents CHAPTER I OF THE INCONSTANCY OF OUR ACTIONS ...................................................... 5 CHAPTER II OF DRUNKENNESS .............................................................................................. 14 CHAPTER II...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume 3

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY VOLUME 3 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER ... ... 3 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR ... ... State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Volume Three is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...range skill _555 Subdued the strong Latonian, by the might Of winning music, to his mightier will; 21 Shelley His left hand held the lyre, and i... ...th his hand in circling flight _560 The gathering music rose—and sweet as Love The penetrating notes did live and move 72. 72... ... _590 But such a strain of wondrous, strange, untired, And soul-awakening music, sweet and strong, Yet did I never hear except from thee, Offspring o... ...earth; Nothing that in a moment will make rich Men and the world with fine malicious mischief— There is no dagger drunk with blood; no bowl From which... ...in dust With spirit, thought, and love; on Man alone, Partial in causeless malice, wantonly Heaped ruin, vice, and slavery; his soul Blasted with with... ... _110 Might eat and perish, and My soul procure Wherewith to sate its malice, and to turn, Even like a heartless conqueror of the earth, All mise...

Excerpt: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Volume Three.

................................................................................................................... 27 HOMER?S HYMN TO THE EARTH: MOTHER OF ALL .................................................................................. 28 HOMER?S HYMN TO MINERVA................................................................................................................

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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...IES PUBLICATION Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...armonics” upon the feeling of an idiot, we may conceive what we mean. Such music does not utterly revolt the idiot; on the contrary, it has a strange ... ... of local posi- tion, much more when united with that avowed inveteracy of malignant feeling, which was bitter enough to rouse a re- action of bittern... ... suc- cession of disastrous events, by which it should seem that a perfect malice of misfortune pursued the vestiges of the mighty poet’s steps. In 16... ...is with the humility of his fortunes; secondly, under a baser impulse, the malicious pleasure of seeing a great man degraded. Accordingly, as in the c... ...3. TE 3. TE 3. TE 3. TE 3. A great modern poet refers to this very case of music enter- ing “the mouldy chambers of the dull idiot’s brain;” but in su... ...hat temptations did it unfold? These calls upon the moral powers, which in music so stormy, many a life is doomed to hear, how were they faced? The ch...

...Excerpt: William Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great arena of modern poetry, and the glory of the human intellect, was born at Stratford-upon- Avon, in the county of Warwick, in the year 1564, and upon some day, not precisely ascertained, in the month of April. It is certain that he ...

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Mankind in the Making

By: H. G. Wells

... SERIES PUBLICATION Mankind in the Making 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 per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...is art rises to its most consummate triumphs in Venus and Madonna, and his music is saturated in love suggestions. Not only is this so with the right ... ...e same way that new diseases coming to peoples unused to them are far more malignant than among peoples who have suffered from them generation after g... ...ining I mean the differentiation of sounds—articu- late, inarticulate, and musical—fixing the child’s attention and causing it to imitate. As every so... ...des of expression need not begin till after five, or later. With regard to music, every child should begin to undergo a simple course of ear-training ... ... Beyond the limits of lunacy it might be possible to define a condition of malignancy or ruthlessness that would justify confiscation, attempts to for... ...t of the eyes. Most preposterous of all for some reason is a figure—one is mali- ciously disposed to present it as feminine and a little unat- 177 H ...

...Preface: It may save misunderstanding if a word or so be said here of the aim and scope of this book. It is written in relation to a previous work, Anticipations,* and together with that and a small pamphlet, ?The Discovery of the Future,?** presents a general theory of social development an...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ls faster than the flying showers upon the moun- tain-side, faster ‘than a musician scatters sounds;’ in which ‘it was’ and ‘it is not’ are words of t... ... unresigned as ever to this tragedy, in so far as it was the work of human malice. V engeance, as a mission for me, as a task for my hands in particul... ...t nothing at all, many such charges are made idly and carelessly, and some maliciously.” “But what charges?” I cried, and then he wanted to speak priv... ...two things is apparent to me; either the accusation is one of pure hellish malice, without a color of probability or the shadow of a foundation, and t... ...al bands. Attracted by one of these, Catalina was quietly listening to the music, when some street ruffians, in derision of the gay colors and the for... ...to the morning air. Kate had now no time to send back her compliments in a musical halloo. The Alcalde missed break- ing his neck on this occasion ver...

........................ 76 KATE?S PASSAGE OVER THE ANDES ................................................................................... 102 FLIGHT OF A TARTAR TRIBE.................................................................................................. 140 Volume Two ................................................................. 189 SYSTEM OF THE HEAVENS AS...

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The Greshams of Greshamsbury

By: Anthony Trollope

...lassics Series Publication Dr Thorne 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... ...iew hallo, knew every hound by name, and could wind a horn with sufficient music for all hunt- ing purposes; moreover, he had come to his property, as... ...ad humbled herself, and to show her humility she invited Mary to share the music-lessons of Augusta and Beatrice at the great house. A music-master fr... ...g, that he had perhaps better settle separately with Signor Cantabili, the music-master. He was very much obliged to Lady Arabella for giving his litt... ...y; for though the occa- sion was serious, he could not help smiling at the mali- cious vengeance with which his friend proposed to gratify himself. ‘I... ...this rich, ec- centric, railway baronet, and he would show that he bore no malice on that account. So he smiled blandly as he took off his hat, and in... ...ake her out. ’ ‘I couldn’t propose to her tonight, I suppose?’ said Frank, maliciously. ‘Don’t talk nonsense, Frank, ’ said the countess angrily. ‘I a...

...Excerpt: Before the reader is introduced to the modest country medical practitioner who is to be the chief personage of the following tale, it will be well that he should be made acquainted with some particulars as to the locality in which, and the neighbors among whom, our doctor followed his profession....

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...nd that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife t... ...hree days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it. Every pers... ...ance in any inn had more in com mon with one another than they, the members of the family and household of the Oblonskys. The wife did not leave her ... ... impossi ble now, at least till night time; he could not go back now to the music sung by the decanter women; so he must forget himself in the dream ... ... to work; why they were visited by those professors of French literature, of music, of drawing, of dancing; why at certain hours all the three young l... ...iftly lightly, and rhythmically moving over the slippery floor in time to the music. “It’s a rest to waltz with you,” he said to her, as they fell into... ... her. “I have already begged you so to conduct yourself in society that even mali cious tongues can find nothing to say against you. There was a time ... ...tion. “I cannot be your wife while I. . . ” she began. He laughed a cold and malignant laugh. “The manner of life you have chosen is reflected, I suppo... ...“That, anyway,” said Nikolay Levin, with an ironical smile, his eyes flashing malignantly, “has the charm of—what’s one to call it?—geometrical symmetr...

... had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it. Every person in the house felt that there was no sense in ...

...Table of Contents: Part I 1 -- Chapter 1, 1 -- Chapter 2, 3 -- Chapter 3, 6 -- Chapter 4, 9 -- Chapter 5, 13 -- Chapter 6, 20 -- Chapter 7, 23 -- Chapter 8, 24 -- Chapter 9, 27 -- Chapter 10, 32 -- Chapter 11, 38 -- Chapter 12, 42 ...

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