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Title:   Chicago Manual of Style
Author:   University of Chicago
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press
Language:   English
Date:   1906
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Reference, Style Manual
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002118018
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community. That sheet grew into a pamphlet, and the pamphlet grew into a book--the first edition of the Manual of Style, published in 1906. Now in its fifteenth edition, The Chicago Manual of Style--the essential reference for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, ...
 
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...Facsimile of the 1st Edition: Manual of Style The history of The Chicago Manual of Style spans more than one hundred years, beginning in 1891 when the University of Chicago Press first opened its doors. At that time, the Press had its own composing room with exp...
 
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...tion The Use of Italics Quotations Spelling Punctuation Divisions Footnotes Tabular Work Technical Terms Appendix Hints to Authors and Editors Hints to Proofreaders Hints to Copyholders Proofreader’s Marks Index Specimens of Types in Use...
 
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... University of Chicago Manual Style by University of Chicago Classi... ...lassic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: Chicago Style Manal Author: University of Chicago Language: English Subject: Non... ...... ... works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around ... ...irst proofreader; added to from year to year, as opportunity would offer or new necessities arise; revised and re-revised as the scope of the work,... ... or in conjunction, to distinguish definite regions or parts of the world: Old World, Western Hemisphere, North Pole, Equator, the North (=Scan'din... ... Kingdom, Northwest Territory, Cook County, Evanston Township, Kansas City (New York City-exception); (2) Department of the Lakes, Town- of Lake, Bo... ...e, Reforma- tion, Inquisition, Commonwealth (Cromwell's), Commune (Paris); Old English (OE-see IIO), Middle High German (MHG), the Age of Elizabeth... ...l matter or in long enumerations : from January I to April 15 (omit, after dates, st, d, and th). 93. "United States," except in quotations and suc...
 
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Title:   The New Machiavelli
Author:   H. G. Wells
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678440
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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Excerpt: The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells.
 
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...LI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...he document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State University, Electron... ...ling against the red that I have to tell. The state-making dream is a very old dream indeed in the world’s history. It plays too small a part in novel... ...se it, I myself am just as free to be a prince. The appeal was unfair. The old sort of Prince, the old little principality has vanished from the world... ...omstead Station. They were big clumsy residences in the earliest Victorian style, interminably high and with deep damp basements and downstairs coal-c... ...ours acquiring the skill to bowl Flack out. He was a bat in the Corinthian style, rich and voluminous, and succumbed very easily to a low shooter or a... ...that time—I find it hard to place these things in the exact order of their dates because they were so disconnected with the regular progress of my wor...
 
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Title:   The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:  
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Historical Fiction
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235235
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...isk he picked up in Jerusalem? • Who is Frankenberg, the investigative journalist and how did he track down the fearsome former Chief of the Nazi ... ...t by the Nazi Party’s own intelligence service, the SD? • Who blackmailed Hitler and what was the dark secret in his past? • Why was the Holoca... ..., Roth must find the answers to these questions and remain one step ahead of Nazis, old and new, as well as the Israeli Mossad. There is only one... ...ust find the answers to these questions and remain one step ahead of Nazis, old and new, as well as the Israeli Mossad. There is only one rule: T... ...arded personal belongings. It is the usual mayhem this time of dawn: hundreds of new inmates, baffled, terrified, clinging to obsolete vestiges o... ... barely audible goodbyes. The air outside was fresh with life. I was 46 years old but didn’t have much to show for it, except a string of fail... ...iscrepancies, undersurface pointers, minor errors. It’s like the very impurities of style and language in the interview are meant to be, are designe... ...er would take hundreds of years.” “Aren’t the documents dated? Can’t we use their dates to determine the correct order?” – asked Libby. Dan sta... ... Libby. Dan stared at her appreciatively: “Precisely what I thought. But which dates to use? The ones mentioned in the imaged documents? The da...
 
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Title:   The Age of Innocence
Author:   Edith Wharton
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678456
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...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 which should compete in costliness and splendour with those of the great European capitals, t...
 
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...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...venties, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New Y ork. Though there was already talk of the erection, in remote metropo... ...f the erection, in remote metropolitan distances “above the Forties,” of a new Opera House which should compete in costliness and splendour with those... ...o reassemble every winter in the shabby red and gold boxes of the sociable old Academy. Conservatives cher- ished it for being small and inconvenient,... ...anned the op- posite side of the house. Directly facing him was the box of old Mrs. Manson Mingott, whose monstrous obesity had long since made it imp... ...the shoe-polish posters; her hair’s intensely black, you know—the Egyptian style. Anyhow, he—eventually—married her.” There were volumes of innuendo i... ...en- ace from abroad; then he reflected that he did not know her epistolary style, and that it might run to picturesque exaggera- tion. Women always ex... ...ing forth their new attractions, dinner-engagements were accumulating, and dates for dances being fixed. And punctually at about this time Mrs. Archer...
 
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Title:   The Chimes
Author:   Charles Dickens
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000700616
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...Excerpt: FIRST QUARTER; THERE are not many people --and as it is desirable that a story-teller and a story-reader should establish a mutual understanding as soon as possible, I beg it to be noticed that I confine this observation neither to young people nor to little people, b...
 
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...ontents: ILLUSTRATION: TROTTY VECK., ii -- FIRST QUARTER, 1 -- THE SECOND QUARTER, 20 -- THIRD QUARTER, 36 -- FOURTH QUARTER, 52 -- ILLUSTRATION: MR. AND MRS. TUGBY., 68...
 
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... THE CHIMES. AGoblinStory OF SOME BELLS THAT RANG AN OLD YEAR OUT AND A NEW YEAR IN. CHARLES DICKENS 1844 DjVu Editions Copyr... ... THE CHIMES. AGoblinStory OF SOME BELLS THAT RANG AN OLD YEAR OUT AND A NEW YEAR IN. CHARLES DICKENS 1844 DjVu Editions Copyright © 2001 b... ... THE CHIMES. AGoblinStory OF SOME BELLS THAT RANG AN OLD YEAR OUT AND A NEW YEAR IN. CHARLES DICKENS 1844 DjVu Editions Copyright © 2001 by Glob... ...R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 ILLUSTRATION: MR. AND MRS. TUGBY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 ii THE CHIMES They ca... ...people, but extend it to all conditions of people: little and big, young and old: yet growing up, or already growing down again — there are not, I say... ... people are coming to. Lord send we may be coming to something better in the New Year nigh upon us!” “Why, father, father!” said a pleasant voice, har... ...hy temples rarely; and a smile — a smile that bore out Meg’s eulogium on his style of Con versation. “See how he leaves it cooling on the step!” said... ... such things were, companioning a host of others that were not; there are no dates or means to tell. But, awake and standing on his feet upon the boar...
 
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Title:   The Blithedale Romance
Author:   Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000650835
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...Excerpt: Old Moodie. The evening before my departure for Blithedale, I was returning to my bachelor apartments, after attending the wonderful exhibition of the Veiled Lady, when an elderly man of rather shabby appearance met me in an ...
 
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...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ... university. 3 Hawthorne The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne I. OLD MOODIE I. OLD MOODIE I. OLD MOODIE I. OLD MOODIE I. OLD MOODIE THE EVE... ...n the mesmeric line; one of the earliest that had indicated the birth of a new science, or the revival of an old humbug. Since those times her sisterh... ...rliest that had indicated the birth of a new science, or the revival of an old humbug. Since those times her sisterhood have grown too numerous to att... ... world, I am bold to affirm—nobody, at least, in our bleak little world of New England,—had dreamed of Paradise that day except as the pole suggests t... ...enerously. For my part, I should have taken it as far less an insult to be styled “fel low,” “clown,” or “bumpkin.” T o either of these appellations ... ...all and well developed figure, and as handsome a man as ever I beheld. The style of his beauty , however, though a masculine style, did not at all com... ... man of show thus meditated,—that very evening, so far as I can adjust the dates of these strange inci dents,—Priscilla poor, pallid flower!—was eith...
 
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Title:   The Chimes
Author:   Charles Dickens
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676265
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...Excerpt: Here are not many people three-fourths and as it is desirable that a story-teller and a story-reader should establish a mutual understanding as soon as possible, I beg it to be noticed that I confine this observation neither to young people nor to little people, b...
 
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...Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file,... ...y charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania ... ...eople, but extend it to all conditions of people: little and big, young and old: yet growing up, or already growing down again there are not, I s... ..., with any one opponent chosen from the rest, who will meet me singly in an old churchyard, before an old church door; and will previously empower me... ...people are coming to. Lord send we may be coming to something better in the New Year nigh upon us!’ ‘Why, father, father!’ said a pleasant voice, har... ...ined of and guarded against. One way or other, we fill the papers. Talk of a New Year!’ said Toby, mournfully. ‘I can bear up as well as another man a... ... temples rarely; and a smile a smile that bore out Meg’s eulogium on his style of conversation. ‘See how he leaves it cooling on the step!’ said R... ... such things were, companioning a host of others that were not; there are no dates or means to tell. But, awake and standing on his feet upon the boar...
 
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Title:   The Europeans
Author:   Henry James
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000651781
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...ve-yard in the heart of a bustling, indifferent city, seen from the windows of a gloomylooking inn, is at no time an object of enlivening suggestion; and the spectacle is not at its best when the mouldy tombstones and funereal umbrage have received the ineffectual refreshment of a dull, moist snow-fall. If, while the air is thickened by this frosty drizzle, the calendar sh...
 
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...sylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...uld happen to indicate that the blessed vernal season is already six weeks old, it will be admitted that no depressing influence is absent from the sc... ...t this moment for his strongly-lighted face. He was eight and twenty years old; he had a short, slight, well-made figure. Though he bore a noticeable ... ...ustfulness of the golden age; or what is more to the purpose, with that of New England’s silvery prime. Gertrude slowly passed through it, and went fr... ...her a singular one. It ‘s a morganatic marriage.” “Morganatic?” These were new names and new words to poor Gertrude. “That ‘s what they call a marriag... ...” “My dear sister,” said Felix, “the inhabitants are charm- ing.” “In what style?” “In a style of their own. How shall I describe it? It ‘s primitive;... ... would speak French; it would seem more in keep- ing. It must be quite the style that we have heard about, that we have read about—the style of conver... ...Acton. “Oh—several years,” said Eugenia. “You should never ask a woman for dates.” “Why, I should think that when a woman was relating history” .... A...
 
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Title:   The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume Two
Author:   Alexandre Dumas
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000675878
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort. We will now relate what was passing in the house of the king?s attorney after the departure of Madame Danglars and her daughter, and during the time of the conversation between Maximilian and Valentine, which we have just detailed. M. de Villefort entered his father?s room, followed by Madame de Villefort. Both of the visitors, after ...
 
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...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ... followed by Madame de Villefort. Both of the visitors, after saluting the old man and speaking to Barrois, a faithful servant, who had been twenty-fi... ...s language of the poor paralytic; these were Villefort, Valentine, and the old servant of whom we have already spoken. But as Villefort saw his father... ... father’s wishes to the contrary?” said Ma- dame de Villefort, selecting a new point of attack. “That is a serious thing.” Monte Cristo, who pretended... ... understand them?” “They are always the same.” “And they mean — “ “Nothing new; You have an hour; or To-morrow.” “This is simple enough,” said the cou... ...alking through the apartments, many of which were fitted up in the Eastern style, with cushions and divans instead of beds, and pipes instead of furni... ...lied the baroness sharply, “I tell you I will not hear cash named; it is a style of language I never heard in the house of my parents or in that of my... ...ing to a prejudice, too firmly rooted to be exterminated, a nobility which dates back five centuries is worth more than one that can only reckon twent...
 
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Title:   The Mystery of Jamieson Stone
Author:   Jonathan Cross
Publisher:   Jonathan Cross
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Adventure, Space station
Collections:   Mystery Fiction
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235262
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...An ex-intelligence officer, who handles elite politicians and celebrities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...
 
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...ry. Brand uncovers information pointing to Jamieson’s involvement in arming the international space station. As rogue generals from Russia, China and the U.S. try to install a mind-control weapon designed to divide the world into three parts, Brand tries to stop them. Enlisting the help of Mrs. Stone, the mafia and covert operatives, he must find the weapon before it c...
 
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...) were as hectic as usual. Producers, assistant producers, directors, assistant directors and a beehive of workers were all scurrying around pawning... ...irectors and a beehive of workers were all scurrying around pawning off papers and giving and taking orders. Cameras jostled into position as the li... ...ass lion’s head knocker on Susannah York-Stone’s front door, which was a massive Georgian-style house on the outskirts of Georgetown. An elderly bu... ...nta, and the insistence of his father’s family sent him to live with his mother’s aunt in New York, a fashion designer. Fearing discrimination, his ... ...open up his own firm at the age of twenty-six. It was then that he met and married one of New York’s top fashion models, not so much because he love... ... you set the alarm?” “At exactly eight o’clock, each evening.” “And tonight?” “I may be old, sir, but I’m not addled. Tonight was no exception.” “... ...t, some of what he was looking for,” Brand said, and then asked, “Where would he file his old appointment books?” “I haven’t the slightest,” she sai... ...wn behind the desk, adjusted the goose-necked lamp and flipped opened the first book. The dates on the books were chronicled by years. He spread the... ...yours. I apologize,” Barkley replied. “Let’s cut the shit. What do you want? I know your style; you can be charming if it suits your agenda. Is the...
 
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Title:   The Portrait of a Lady
Author:   Henry James
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000700555
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...old this simple history offered an admirable setting to an innocent pastime. The implements of the little feast had been disposed upon the lawn of an old English country-house, in what I should call the perfect middle of a splendid summer afternoon. Part of the afternoon had waned, but much of it was left, and what was left was of the finest and rarest quality. Real dusk w...
 
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...me. The implements of the little feast had been disposed upon the lawn of an old English country house, in what I should call the perfect middle of a ... ... summer afternoon. Part of the afternoon had waned, but much of it was left, and what was left was of the finest and rarest quality. Real dusk would no... ...dows were long upon the smooth, dense turf. They lengthened slowly, however, and the scene expressed that sense of leisure still to come which is perh... ...s on the perfect lawn were straight and angular; they were the shadows of an old man sitting in a deep wicker chair near the low table on which the te... ...ick chatter. His master now had had time to follow and to see that Bunchie’s new friend was a tall girl in a black dress, who at first sight looked pre... ...er’s ill health. Meantime the two other gentlemen had also taken note of the new comer. “Dear me, who’s that strange woman?” Mr. Touchett had asked. “... ...e him that she had adopted the right system. She was not fond of the English style of life, and had three or four reasons for it to 16 Portrait of a ... ...ther versatile. I like people to be totally different from Henrietta— in the style of Lord Warburton’s sisters for instance. So long as I look at the ... ...ean than I am to day. Of course I’ve seen you very little, but my impression dates from the very first hour we met. I lost no time, I fell in love with...
 
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Title:   Father Goriot
Author:   Honoré de Balzac
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000677996
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... person, who for the past forty years has kept a lodging-house in the Rue Nueve-Sainte-Genevieve, in the district that lies between the Latin Quarter and the Faubourg Saint-Marcel. Her house (known in the neighborhood as the Maison Vauquer) receives men and women, old and young, and no word has ever been breathed against her respectable establishment; but, at the same time...
 
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...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...(known in the neighborhood as the Maison V auquer) receives men and women, old and young, and no word has ever been breathed against her respectable e... ... of lodging-houses and public institutions would see poverty and dullness, old age lying down to die, and joyous youth condemned to drudg- ery. It is ... ...gish externe will write his name on the surface, using his thumb-nail as a style. The chairs are broken-down invalids; the wretched little hempen mats... ...face. Though his manners were somewhat boorish, he was always as neat as a new pin and he took his snuff in a lordly way, like a man who knows that hi... ...r, or they are consumed by a desire to appear to possess, in the eyes of a new audience, the qualities which they have not, hoping to win the admirati... ...h, all the same, madame,” she reported on her return, “to keep her in such style. Just imagine it! There was a splendid carriage waiting at the cor- n... ...argain with a contractor to build the houses, paying them by bills at long dates; then in consideration of a small sum they leave my husband in posses...
 
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Title:   Howards End
Author:   E. M. Forster
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674899
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...Excerpt: ?Dearest Meg, ?It isn?t going to be what we expected. It is old and little, and altogether delightful--red brick. We can scarcely pack in as it is, and the dear knows what will happen when Paul (younger son) arrives tomorrow. From hall you go right or left into diningroom or drawing-r...
 
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...sylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ... “Tuesday. “Dearest Meg, “It isn’t going to be what we expected. It is old and little, and altogether delightful—red brick. We can scarcely pack i... ... I am that you did not come too; really Tibby is too tiresome, he starts a new mortal disease every month. How could he have got hay fever in London? ... ...rg to Speyer. Helen and I had got it into our heads that there was a grand old cathedral at Speyer—the Archbishop of Speyer was one of the seven elect... ...rminate note. Into which country will it lead, England or Suburbia? It was new, it had is- land platforms and a subway, and the superficial comfort ex... ...and inter- cepted by narrow creeks of sea.” Leonard was trying to form his style on Ruskin; he understood him to be the greatest master of English Pro... ...up to try for a scholar- ship at Oxford. The men were down, and the candi- dates had been housed in various colleges, and had dined in hall. Tibby was... ...rphyrion was the Porphyrion of the advertisement—a giant, in the classical style, but draped sufficiently, who held in one hand a burning torch, and p...
 
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Title:   Bunner Sisters
Author:   Edith Wharton
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678457
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...Excerpt: In the days when New York?s traffic moved at the pace of the drooping horse-car, when society applauded Christine Nilsson at the Academy of Music and basked in the sunsets of the Hudson River School on the walls of the National Academy of Des...
 
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...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ... 3 Edith Wharton Bunner Sisters by Edith Wharton PART I I IN THE DAYS when New York’s traffic moved at the pace of the drooping horse-car, when societ... ...ed pavement formed a mo- saic of coloured hand-bills, lids of tomato-cans, old shoes, cigar-stumps and banana skins, cemented together by a layer of m... ...the counters cleared and the wares in the win- dow lightly covered with an old sheet; but the shop-door re- 5 Edith Wharton mained unlocked till Evel... ... “The baby-waists?” “Yes.” “There, I knew it! Y ou swore to me you’d buy a new pair of shoes with that money.” “Well, and s’posin’ I didn’t want ‘em—w... ...Mr. Ramy continued, eased of his momentary doubt. “I always liked de quiet style—no fuss and airs, and not afraid of work.” He spoke as though dispass... ... could not but wish that Evelina had laid aside her swelling periods for a style more suited to the chronicling of homely incidents. She read the lett... ...ther hospital where she stayed a long time—how long she couldn’t remember. Dates and days meant nothing to her in the shapeless ruin of her life. When...
 
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Title:   Life on the Mississippi
Author:   Mark Twain
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000679999
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and of 300,000 square miles in Texas and New Mexico, which in many aspects form a part of it, this basin contains about 1,250,000 square miles. In extent it is the second great valley of the world, being exceeded only by that...
 
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...Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file,... ...y charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvani... ...o this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and of 300,000 square miles in Texas and New Mexico, which in many aspects form a part of it, this basin contains... ...ifty feet. But at Bayou La Fourche the river rises only twenty four feet; at New Orleans only fif teen, and just above the mouth only two and one hal... ...appening in the upper Life on the Mississippi Mark T wain 5 river in the old times, could have transferred a slave from Missouri to Illinois and m... ...f Mississippi. nearly the whole of that one thousand three hundred miles of old Mis sissippi River which La Salle floated down in his canoes, two hu... ... old about it. We do of course know that there are several comparatively old dates in American his tory, but the mere figures convey to our minds no ... ... her to transmit orders to her crew, for ours was a steamer where no end of “style” was put on. We tied up at the shore above 21, and got ready. It wa... ...es those people for New Yorkers. No, there is a godless grace, and snap, and style about a born and bred New Yorker which mere clothing cannot effect....
 
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Title:   Madame Bovary
Author:   Gustave Flaubert
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000674895
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...Excerpt: PART I. Chapter One. We were in class when the head-master came in, followed by a ?new fellow,? not wearing the school uniform, and a school servant carrying a large desk. Those who had been asleep woke up, and every one rose as if just surprised at his work. The head-master made a sign to us to sit down. T...
 
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...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...Chapter One W E WERE IN CLASS when the head-master came in, followed by a “new fellow,” not wearing the school uniform, and a school servant car- ryin... ...ory, he will go into one of the upper classes, as be- comes his age.” The “new fellow,” standing in the corner behind the door so that he could hardly... ...tled as an engineer or in the law. She taught him to read, and even, on an old piano, she had taught him two or three little songs. But to all this Mo... ...e an oak; he was strong on hand, fresh of colour. When he was twelve years old his mother had her own way; he began lessons. The cure took him in hand... ... compositions that allowed her to catch a glimpse athwart the obscurity of style and the weakness of the music of the attractive phantasmagoria of sen... ... 42 Madame Bovary Chapter Eight T HE CHATEAU, a modern building in Italian style, with two projecting wings and three flights of steps, lay at the foo... ...ls, small at first, bearing different names as endorsers, made out at long dates, and constantly renewed up to the day , when, gathering together all ...
 
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Title:   The Myth of Ulysses and Secondary Beauty
Author:   Antonio Mercurio
Publisher:   Sophia University of Rome
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Education, Philosophy
Collections:   Classical Antiquity
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235271
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...This book was developed from a paper I wrote for Russian and Baltic country psychologists. They had come to Italy to the Institute in Ascoli Piceno, which is a member of the Sophia University of Rome, to participate in a seminar on Sophia- Art and Cosmo-Art. The same paper was exp...
 
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... 1 Antonio Mercurio THE MYTH OF ULYSSES AND SECONDARY BEAUTY 2... ...s of the author’s books are mentioned. Some are already available English, and their titles are only in English. Some are in the process of being tr... ...tic Anthropology. Reading it can be useful to anyone who wants to discover new ways of thinking and acting, and who wants to transform him or hersel... ... as proposed in Cosmo-Art, if we are convinced we can become pioneers of a new art form that opens up new prospects and infinite creative opportunit... ...ities, and we must break free of the mental categories that pertain to the old philosophical and theological models. These models have imprisoned ou... ...over lost beauty and then create new beauty. If he does not go through his old traumas, he can do neither. This is why his unconscious wisdom pushes... ...wing are some examples: - individuality and universality - a particular style and universal content - unity and multiplicity of its parts - bein... ...” (Italian edition 2004, English edition 2009). I have pointed out the dates of my publications, because I would now like to quote what the art ...
 
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Title:   Anna Karenina
Author:   Leo Tolstoy, Graf
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000691371
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... Oblonskys? house. The wife had discovered that the husband was carrying on an intrigue with a French girl, who 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 f...
 
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...on an intrigue with a French girl, who had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her hus band 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 thei... ...led with the housekeeper, and wrote to a friend asking her to look out for a new situation for her; the man cook had walked of the day before just at ... ...nd and rang the bell loudly. It was at once answered by the appearance of an old friend, his valet, Matvey, carrying his clothes, his boots, and a tel... ...ble to make her attractive again and able to inspire love, or to make him an old man, not susceptible to love. Except deceit and lying nothing could c... ...e children to put on for their walk? Should they have any milk? Should not a new cook be sent for?” “Ah, let me alone, let me alone!” she said, and go... ...t little paths between the little houses adorned with carving in the Russian style. The old curly birches of the gardens, all their twigs laden with s... ... a girl—he’d show her to Vronsky—a marvel, exquisite, in the strict Oriental style, “genre of the slave Rebecca, don’t you know.” He’d had a row, too,... ... rights. We must not forget that the subjection of women is so complete, and dates from such ages back that we are often unwilling to recognize the gu...
 
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Title:   Words to Wright By
Author:   Robin Bayne
Publisher:   Mountain View Publishing
Language:   English
Date:   2008
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Inspirational
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235178
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...find inspiring to their writing. The devotionals they?ve contributed reflect all aspects of the writing life: basic motivation, rejection, publishing and succeeding. Spend some time with the writers you love and discover what words they write by. www.robinbayne.com...
 
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...n Bayne Cover design Copyright © 2008 Lee Emory Edited by Lee Emory Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treb... ...ing, recording, scanning to a computer disk, or by any informational storage and retrieval system, without express permission in writing from the publ... ...ting from the publishers. ISBN: 978-1-932695-79-3 “Scripture taken from the New Century V ersion. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by ... ... Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1... ...nder as well as all those who are creative at heart just as David was in the Old Testament. The scripture reads, “The heavens declare the glory of God... ...ces, our writings will become a legacy for our family. I am now eighty years old and have been writing since age thirty-five. I have several self-pub... ...admitted they were word-weary and ill fitting. It was the age-old battle of style versus skill. That skirmish brings recollection of another place, a... ...Incrementally, the learning continued. Another teacher helped me find my own style. A book pointed out the mistakes that made me look like a beginner.... ...of three prayers I repeat each time I work on a new project. A second prayer dates to the year 2000. I wrote a book; my agent loved it; at least a doz...
 
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Title:   The Life of John Sterling
Author:   Thomas Carlyle
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000679380
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...Introduction: Near seven years ago, a short while before his death in 1844, John Sterling committed the care of his literary Character and printed Writings to two friends, Archdeacon Hare and myself. His estimate of the bequest was far from overweening; to few men could the small sum-total of his activities in this world seem more inconsiderable than, in tho...
 
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...sylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...ented to us here; weltering bewildered amid heaps of what you call ‘Hebrew Old- clothes;’ wrestling, with impotent impetuosity, to free itself from th... ... of all the scientific faculties he had;—very strange mystery indeed, this new arrival, and fresh deni- zen of our Universe: “Wull’t eat a-body?” said... ...- toration we find him again, safe, and as was natural, flour- ishing with new splendor; gifted, recompensed with lands;—settled, in short, on fair re... ...d was the only son;—descended, too, from the Scottish hero Wallace, as the old gentleman would sometimes ad- monish him; his own wife, Edward’s mother... ...genial abundance; but in a much more loquacious, ostentatious, much louder style than is freely patronized on this side of the Channel. Of Irish accen... ...ng of soft querulousness, eas- ily adapting itself to a light thin-flowing style of mirth on occasion, was characteristic: she had retained her Ulster... ...nd so adding to his income in the mean while. He left Llanblethian in May; dates from Dieppe the 27th of that month. He lived in occasional contact wi...
 
       
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