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Prince Otto a Romance 1905 Edition

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...as far gone in the respectable stages of antiquity and seemed indissoluble from the green garden in which it stood, and that yet was a sea-traveller i... ...ther in those days the story of Braddock, and how, as he was carried dying from the scene of his defeat, he promised himself to do better another time... ...n Monterey, charged with tender greetings. Pray you, take him in. He comes from a house where (even as in your own) there are gathered together some o... ...Bohemia, celebrated for its flowers and mountain bears, and inhabited by a people of singular simplicity and ten- derness of heart. Several intermarri... ...f the two) it was already so far forward in the spring, that when mountain people heard horns echoing all day about the north-west corner of the princ... ... old man, nodding, ‘a very pleasant state, and a fine race, both pines and people. We reckon ourselves part Grunewalders here, lying so near the borde... ...id the 145 Robert Louis Stevenson Colonel. ‘I was well grounded indeed at Aberdeen. And as for this matter of forgiveness, it comes, sir, of loose vi...

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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass. With an Introduction. By James M'Cune Smith

By: Frederick Douglas

...y a principle essential to Christianity, a PERSON is eternally differenced from a THING; so that the idea of a HUMAN BEING, necessarily excludes the i... ...F THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF AN AFFLICTED, DESPISED AND DEEPLY OUT- RAGED PEOPLE, BY RANKING SLAVERY WITH PI- RACY AND MURDER, AND BY DENYING IT EITH... ...al plea—”not guilty;” the case must, therefore, proceed. Any facts, either from slaves, slaveholders, or by-standers, calculated to enlighten the publ... ... to do it. Not only is slavery on trial, but unfortunately, the en- slaved people are also on trial. It is alleged, that they are, naturally, inferior... ...wrongs, and do not apprehend their rights. Looking, then, at your request, from this stand-point, and wishing every- thing of which you think me capab... ...- thing of which you think me capable to go to the benefit of my afflicted people, I part with my doubts and hesitation, and proceed to furnish you th... ...indig- nantly cried out, from Greenock to Edinburgh, and from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. George Thompson, of London, Henry C. Wright, of the United States...

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

...n the United Kingdom greatly cares for my opinion of its brandy or sherry. When I go upon my jour- neys, I am not usually rated at a low figure in the... ... I travel for the great house of Human Interest Brothers, and have rather a large connection in the fancy goods way. Literally speaking, I am always w... ...been for some two hours and a half; there was a slight obstruction in the sea within a few yards of my feet: as if the stump of a tree, with earth eno... ...f as being then beside me, that I had purposed to myself to see, when I left home for Wales. I had heard of that clergy- man, as having buried many sc... ...the way was steep, and a horse and cart (in which it was wrapped in a sheet) were necessary, and three or four men, and, all things considered, it was... ... day; the beneficent Earth had already absorbed it. The drowned were buried in their clothes. T o supply the great sudden demand for coffins, he had g... ...ost any important town on the continent of Europe—I find very striking after an absence of any dura- tion in foreign parts. London is shabby in contra...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

........................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. ........................ ...pers MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY FR FR FR FR FROM OM OM OM OM THE A THE A THE A THE A THE AUTHOR, UTHOR, UTHOR, UTHOR, U... ... difficulty which in my own hands by too painful an experience I had found from nervous de- pression to be absolutely insurmountable; secondly, in hav... ... any, had been already tried for me vicariously amongst the Ameri- cans; a people so nearly repeating our own in style of intel- lect, and in the comp... ...rciful bloodshed”—In reading either the later religious wars of the Jewish people under the Maccabees, or the ear- lier under Joshua, every philosophi... ...s, it is painful to witness the childish state of feeling which the French people manifest on every possible question that connects itself at any poin... ... 1789, lost his father in early life. Inheriting from him a good estate in Aberdeenshire, and one more con- siderable in Jamaica, he found himself, at... ...st advantages of a finished education, studying first at the University of Aberdeen, and afterwards for two years at Oxford; whilst he had previously ...

...mely, first, in having brought together so widely scattered a collection--a difficulty which in my own hands by too painful an experience I had found from nervous depression to be absolutely insurmountable; secondly, in having made me a participator in the pecuniary profits of the American edition, without solicitation or the shadow of any expectation on my part, without a...

...ntents MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. .......................................................... 4 EXPLANATORY NOTICES..............................................................................................

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