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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...not true.” Hackluyt. “WHALE. * * * Sw. and Dan. hval. This animal is named from roundness or rolling; for in Dan. hvalt is arched or vaulted.” Webster... ...ed or vaulted.” Webster’s Dictionary. “WHALE. * * * It is more immediately from the Dut. and Ger. Wallen; A.S. Walw ian, to roll, to wallow.” Richards... ...ked fangs.” Montgomery’s Pelican Island. “Io! Paean! Io! sing, To the finny people’s king. Not a mightier whale than this In the vast Atlantic is; Not ... ...t me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off — then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I... ...w that I recall all the circumstances, I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various dis... ...ght be nothing but a good coat of tropical tanning; but I never heard of a hot sun’s tanning a white man into a purplish yellow one. However, I had ne... ...nn 35 cannibal, while his horrid flourishings of the tomahawk scattered the hot tobacco ashes about me till I thought my linen would get on fire. But th... ...eizing the line knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duellist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six inch blade to reac... ... curious touches at the whale, where all manner of spouts, jets d’eau, hot springs and cold, Saratoga and Baden Baden, come bubbling up from his unexh...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...s not true.” —Hackluyt “Whale. ... Sw. and Dan. Hval. This animal is named from roundness or rolling; for in Dan. Hvalt is arched or vaulted.” —W ebst... ...ed or vaulted.” —W ebster’ s Dictionary “Whale. ... It is more immediately from the Dut. and Ger. wallen; a.s. walw-ian, to roll, to wallow.” —Richard... ...— Montgomery’ s World before the Flood. “Io! Paean! Io! sing. To the finny people’s king. Not a mightier whale than this In the vast Atlantic is; Not ... ...me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knock- ing people’s hats off—then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I c... ...w that I recall all the circumstances, I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cun- ningly presented to me under various d... ...ght be nothing but a good coat of tropical tanning; but I never heard of a hot sun’s tanning a white man into a purplish yellow one. How- ever, I had ... ...he cannibal, while his horrid flourishings of the toma- hawk scattered the hot tobacco ashes about me till I thought my linen would get on fire. But t... ...eizing the line-knife from his broken prow, had dashed at the whale, as an Arkansas duellist at his foe, blindly seeking with a six inch blade to reac... ... curious touches at the whale, where all manner of spouts, jets d’eau, hot springs and cold, Saratoga and Baden-Baden, come bubbling up from his unexh...

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This Publication of Mark Twains the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Mark Twain

... This illustration and the one on the cover are from a Nineteenth Century edition of Mark Twain‘s The Adven tures of Hu... ...then I didn’t care no more about him, because I don’t take no stock in dead people. Pretty soon I wanted to smoke, and asked the widow to let me. But... ...clean, and I must try to not do it any more. That is just the way with some people. They get down on a thing when they don’t know nothing about it. ... ...hing to it; but he never told what it was he said to it. Niggers would come from all around there and give Jim anything they had, just for a sight o... ...ried him. When breakfast was ready we lolled on the grass and eat it smoking hot. Jim laid it in with all his might, for he was most about starved. T... ...nt to be nowhere else but here. Pass me along another hunk of fish and some hot corn bread.” “Well, you wouldn’t a ben here ‘f it hadn’t a ben for Ji... ...em cheats so you can throw a dog through it anywheres; then the nice breeze springs up, and comes fanning you from over there, so cool and fresh and ... ... carryin’ on like that when he’s drunk. He’s the best naturedest old fool in Arkansas — never hurt nobody, drunk nor sober.” Boggs rode up before the ...

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What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

...onic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written consent from the author. ISBN 0-7596-7159-1 This book is printed on ... ...rs who encouraged me to stop investing my talents, skills and intellect in other people and start investing them in myself. Also for being wise eno... ... that will make your journey through the materials go more smoothly. A message from the Author........................................................ ..., they invest that money so as to earn more than they are paying you. What most people don’t know is that, for decades, banks, insurance companies ... ...ve, Navajo, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma Lillian R. Villanova 112 Arkansas: Tax Lien Certificate State 75 Counties Arkansas, Ashley,... ...las, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnso... ... Counties Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Pl... ...nties Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Platte...

...make on your savings or insurance premiums? We all know that basically, they invest that money so as to earn more than they are paying you. What most people don’t know is that, for decades, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions have been making Tax Defaulted Paper part of their investment portfolios. Banks and other institutional investors enjoy high...

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The Confidence- Man

By: Herman Melville

...-bag, nor parcel. No porter followed him. He was unaccompanied by friends. From the shrugged shoul- ders, titters, whispers, wonderings of the crowd, ... ...or the capture of a mysterious impostor, supposed to have recently arrived from the East; quite an original genius in his vocation, as would appear, t... ...the elbows and toes of the crowd, he concluded his opera- tions by bidding people stand still more aside, when, jumping on a stool, he hung over his d... ...eece and good-natured, honest black face rubbing against the upper part of people’s thighs as he made shift to shuffle about, making music, such as it... ...wd suddenly come to be all justiciaries in the same case themselves; as in Arkansas once, a man proved guilty, by law, of murder, but whose condemnati... ...ing from the same root with disbelief of reli- gion, is twin with that. It springs from the same root, I say; for, set aside materialism, and what is ... ...ne, at sight of which proceeding the barber mechanically filled a cup with hot water from a copper vessel over a spirit-lamp, “for instance, now, supp...

...white fur one, with a long fleecy nap. He had neither trunk, valise, carpet-bag, nor parcel. No porter followed him. He was unaccompanied by friends. From the shrugged shoulders, titters, whispers, wonderings of the crowd, it was plain that he was, in the extremest sense of the word, a stranger....

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

... in the Republic than I had, when I landed in America. I purposely abstain from extending these observations to any length. I have nothing to defend, ... ...y, with a modest yet most magnificent sense of its limited dimensions, had from the first opined would not hold more than two enormous portmanteaus in... ...art shock before com ing below, which, but that we were the most sanguine people living, might have prepared us for the worst. The imaginative artist... ... little washing slab as standing room, — we could manage to insinuate four people into it, all at one time; and entreating each other to observe how v... ...ember of the little party having as much likeness to his natural mirth, as hot house peas at five guineas the quart, resemble in flavour the growth of... ...mfortable cordial; and nothing better occurring to me, at the moment, than hot brandy and water, I procured a tumbler full without delay. It being im... ... are something like the French coaches, but not nearly so good. In lieu of springs, they are hung on bands of the strongest leather. There is very lit... ..., and he sunk, to rise no more!’ American Notes – Dickens 251 ‘MURDER IN ARKANSAS. ‘We understand that a severe rencontre came off a few days sinc...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...ion in The Atlantic Monthly, where it began to appear in 1880. It differed from its two predecessors, however, in finding a course also open to it, fr... ...it of a Lady merely to help him out with a lame phrase; they draw him away from his small question to their own greater ones; so that, after a little,... ...ving ‘story’ enough. I seem to myself to have as much as I need—to show my people, to exhibit their relations with each other; for that is all my meas... ...the artist’s prime sensibility, which is the soil out of which his subject springs. The quality and capacity of that soil, its ability to “grow” with ... ... attendants and enter- 15 Henry James tainers who come down by train when people in the coun- try give a party; they represented the contract for car... ... obliged to you for calling me a duck. How’s your tea?” “Well, it’s rather hot.” “That’s intended to be a merit.” “Ah, there’s a great deal of merit,”... ...my mother has thoroughly mastered the art of condensation. ‘Tired America, hot weather awful, return England with niece, first steamer decent cabin.’ ... ...acquaintance I had made upon the steamer; a lovely group from Little Rock, Arkansas. In spite of that I felt cramped—I felt something pressing upon me...

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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

...have just set down. It is this: I have never touched a character precisely from the life, but some coun- terpart of that character has incredulously a... ...o born and so bred, admired for that which made him hateful, and justified from his cradle in cunning, treachery, and avarice; I claim him as the legi... ...workhouses, and judge whether those are monsters who disgrace our streets, people our hulks and penitentiaries, and overcrowd our penal colonies, or a... ...what is ridiculous or wrong at home, so I then hoped that the good-humored people of the United States would not be generally disposed to quarrel with... ...anvil. The gleaming iron, in its emulation, sparkled too, and shed its red-hot gems around profusely . The strong smith and his men dealt such strokes... ... morning, with as much regularity as any tame single gentleman expects his hot roll, but rest content with the society of idle bachelors and roving ma... ...hostly little churchyard, all overgrown with such straggling vegetation as springs up spontaneously from damp, and graves, and rubbish. In some of the... ...was so chawed up; and the last Ala- bama gouging case; and the interesting Arkansas dooel with Bowie knives; and all the Political, Commercial, and Fa...

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A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...gotta go, worm?” Tears forming, she tried to push past him as she felt the hot liquid trickle in her pants. She hung her head and forced her way into ... ...” Roger hissed, and she scuttled back to her house, tears falling again on hot, red cheeks. Numb with self-loathing, she took her books up to her bed ... ...concentration. Lacey’s father was a salesman whose territory took him away from home most days of the week. On weekends he went shopping for food and ... ...ornful name-calling. She rejoiced every June when summer offered a respite from the bullying. Lacey spent entire days sprawled on her bed engrossed in... ...ats. They sat in the car and watched kids climbing on the monkey bars, and people lined up to buy ice cream. “Hey,” Lacey said. “I just thought of som... ...oo. I was scared of advertising it for sale because I did not want strange people coming to the house. Now I will not have to worry. Will you take me ... ... went up the Queensland coast by bus to Cairns and then back down to Alice Springs. I bussed and hiked into New South Wales where there are almost no ... ... sitting next to Jana said their names were Margaret and Jean. “We’re from Arkansas. I guess it’s cold in Canada now.” “Yes,” answered Jana, trying to...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...f, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@... ... Internet, has been transformed beyond recognition since March 2000. From an open, somewhat anarchic, web of networked computers - it has evolve... ...cts. The very definition of "artist" will expand to encompass all creative people. One will seek to distinguish oneself, to "brand" oneself and to au... ...to third party web sites (such as Bartleby.com and SatireWire). It allows people to donate money or effect micro-payments, apparently through its pa... ...gness to pay for content. Browsers already sport "What's New" and "What's Hot" buttons. Most Search Engines and directories recommend specific sites... ...to pay. (3) Time dependent parameters. The more the content is linked to "hot" topics, "burning" issues, trends, fads, buzzwords, and "developments"... ...etter in the 106th Congress. Some of the states have picked up the slack. Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Iow... ...omplexity makes even this sometimes not feasible). An immediate question springs to mind: HOW will a robot identify a human being? Surely, in an ag...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

............................................................. 115 CHAPTER IX: FROM NIAGARA TO THE MISSISSIPPI............................................... ............................................................. 303 CHAPTER XX: FROM BOSTON TO WASHINGTON .................................................... ...e those against whom a writer does not intend to give a favorable verdict; people and places whom he desires to describe, on the peril of his own judg... ...general feelings of England to have been be- fore I found myself among the people by whom it was being waged. It is very difficult for the people of a... ...ew words in politics with those around him, till drop by drop the pleasant springs of his liberty creep into his mind and water his heart; and thus, e... ...see it, and, see- ing it, should speak out her true opinion.” The North is hot with such thoughts as these; and one cannot wonder that she should be a... ... husband, and Jones entreats the good offices of my wife in moderating the hot temper of his own. But we know better than that. If we interfere, the c... ...stem lies between the States of Tennessee and Missouri, of Mississippi and Arkansas, and through the State of Louisiana. The ancient province so calle... ...e been truly foreseen with a cunning eye, then a great and prosperous city springs up, ready made as it were, from the earth. Such a town is Milwaukee...

...HAPTER VIII: NORTH AND WEST ......................................................................................................... 115 CHAPTER IX: FROM NIAGARA TO THE MISSISSIPPI .................................................................................. 130 CHAPTER X: THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI ............................................................................

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...thing for publication. At the age of nearly sixty-two I received an injury from a fall, which confined me closely to the house while it did not appare... ...he aid of my eldest son, F . D. Grant, assisted by his brothers, to verify from the records every statement of fact given. The comments are my own, an... ...and but few east; and above all, there were no reporters prying into other people’s private affairs. Consequently it did not become generally known th... ...s in imitation of mine. The joke was a huge one in the mind of many of the people, and was much enjoyed by them; but I did not appreciate it so highly... ...dy, pine ridge, with spring branches in the valley, in front and rear. The springs furnished an abundance of cool, pure water, and the ridge was above... ...s seized and held by the teamsters while the blacksmith put upon him, with hot irons, the initials “U. S.” Ropes were then put about the neck, with a ... ... in mass. On the 19th General Taylor, with is army, was encamped at Walnut Springs, within three miles of Monterey. The town is on a small stream comi... ... him- self into the oven; a blanket would be thrown over the open end, and hot stones put into the water until the patient could stand it no longer. H... ...ad no fixed place for even nominal headquarters. He was as much at home in Arkansas as he was in Missouri and would keep out of the way of a superior ...

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