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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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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

... reveals the truths about Asian culture, which will shock you to the marrow of your bones and open a hidden world of long-guarded — secrets. ABOUT ... ... social, political and retired — — engineer. He currently lives in a myriad of places, including Los Angeles and San Diego. Yellow on the Outside, ... ...to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever. Any part of this book may be reproduced, distributed, disseminated or transmitted... ...I really wish I could live somewhere far away, perhaps Timbuktu, which is in Mali. I know this because I'm Asian; we're suppose to know everything. B... ... or any instrument for that matter not for the love and — — appreciation of music, but just as a way to get ahead since it looks good on your resume.... ...ying the piano, from classical to contemporary, for the pure inspiration of music. I resent my parents butchering this with their lust for a good-pay... ...on't have any “ plans. What about you? Emilie asks, her lack of plans being music to my ears. ” None at all. What do you feel like eating? “ ” Being ...

...ever, it goes much deeper than that—much, much deeper! This didactic novel reveals the truths about Asian culture, which will shock you to the marrow of your bones — and open a hidden world of long-guarded secrets. http://ansonchi.webng.com...

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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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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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Selected Writings

By: Guy de Maupassant

...Selected Writings by Guy De Maupassant Short Stories of the T ragedy and Comedy of Life with a Critical Preface by Paul Bourget ... ... Series Publication Selected Writings by Guy de Maupassant: Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life with acritical preface by Paul Bourget of... ... French Academy and an introduction by Robert Arnot, M.A. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... keynote, gives a picture in words which haunt the memory like a strain of music. The description of the ride of Madame T ellier and her companions in... ...changing that movement into noise, and by that metamorphosis give birth to music, which makes the mute agitation of nature a harmony. So with our sens... ...l see immediately. “I am strong and mild-tempered, without a pennyworth of malice in me. But she! oh! la! la! she looks insignificant, she is short an... ...the first time that I had lis- 144 De Maupassant tened to that beautiful, musical, and fairy-like drama, and I had derived from it the liveliest plea... ...ked the nurse. “She is rather better, on the contrary,” he replied, with a malignant look out of the corner of his eyes. Then he went out. La Rapet wa... ...ery few friends, at the office of the mayor of the English urban district, malicious people in the Faubourg were making fun of the whole affair, and a...

...Excerpt: Selected Writings by Guy de Maupassant: Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life with a critical preface by Paul Bourget of the French Academy and an introduction by Robert Arnot, M.A....

........................................................................................................................................... 22 AN AFFAIR OF STATE............................................................................................................................................... 36 THE ARTIST ..............................................................

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