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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...ign Copyright © 2008 Lee Emory Edited by Lee Emory Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Si... ...ry Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Sierra Vista, AZ http://www.trebleheartbooks.com Th... ...ebleheartbooks.com This is a non-fiction work. All rights reserved. No part of this book or any other copyrighted materials contained herein, used by... ...nal storage and retrieval system, without express permission in writing from the publishers. ISBN: 978-1-932695-79-3 “Scripture taken from the New Ce... ... in another state. But because the magazine goes to subscribers all over the United States and even into foreign countries, my words are reaching peop... ...o do not know the Lord will be influenced by something I have written, to be united with Him. So my advice to you fellow writers is don’t be discourag... ...r. The valley has shadows that can turn ominous at times. On the other hand, valleys do have meadows, with wild flowers and streams. Still waters run ... ...ne. When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire ... ...o play cards, roller blade together, walk along the levee of the Mississippi River and especially visit anything that has to do with science, includin...

...Join a variety of well-known authors as they share the Scripture or quotations they find inspiring to their writing. The devotionals they?ve contributed reflect all aspects of the writing life: basic motivation, rejection, publishing and su...

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The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans By Steven David Justin Sills "My work is not a piece of writ... ...ven David Justin Sills "My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the taste of an immediate public, but was done to last forever" --Thucydide... ...Justin Sills "My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the taste of an immediate public, but was done to last forever" --Thucydides Part I K... ...be had in a long morphine induced sleep where dreams were as uneventful as the idealized restfulness of death; but though privileged enough to be imp... ...And diffused feeling she had throughout her body and inordinately so, like river water diffused with the silt of lamentation. Chapter Three Somethi... ...f a girl with bright auburn tresses whom she often saw at a park along the river front – a ten year old who was sometimes seen eating $3.00 double d... ...bug traversed on her body most intimately. She was their mountains, their valleys, their rivers, their sinkholes. And there, on her, she heard one s... ... such, she had been the inheritor of a large portion of the coffers of the United States government. Only from being such an heiress had she been abl... ...she had been the inheritor of a large portion of the coffers of the United States government. Only from being such an heiress had she been able to ge...

...This experimental literary novel seeks to probe the mind of Kenyon, an isolated invalid in her home, as she goes through morphine induced sleep and lucid wakefulness, and in both seeking meaning for her life and to be reconciled to her estranged marriage...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...ter and imitate any object, and should propose to make a public display of his talents and his productions, we shall pay him reverence as a ... ...owning him with woolen fillets; but for ourselves, we shall employ, for the sake of our real good, that more austere and less fascinating ... ... with woolen fillets; but for ourselves, we shall employ, for the sake of our real good, that more austere and less fascinating poet and le... ...re and less fascinating poet and legend-writer, who will imitate for us the style of the virtuous man." Plato (Republic) Chapter One At Tok... ...ka?," (where you go?) asked the taxi driver sharply. The word, "kang," meant river and "mul" meant water. What, he thought to himself, was the word fo... ... resented him some for quaking and thwarting the direction of his passionate river that most men felt, rode, and defined themselves from. Still, he k... ...some of unknown Antarctica, a dreamy non-asthmatic land of ice mountains and valleys. In such a place dreamed about and sketched from her asthmatic yo... ...er, which was becoming less odd annually, concerned her especially after the United Nations report that the world temperature would rise two degrees o... ...t contracts would have taken place in the 19th century when the deceased was united in the ultimate act of consummation: the decay into that plot of l...

...rean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single parent in Ithaca New York who manifests a more open and less asphyxiating rebellion against society...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...onathan Cross 2 J.Cross/Artemis THE VATICAN CONSPIRACY A Novel by Jonathan Cross ... ...s 3 J.Cross/Artemis CHAPTER 1 THE VATICAN Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel n... ...l chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows acr... ...fix as he closed his eyes and began to recite out-loud the Five Holy Mysteries of the Rosary. His nightly reverie, before bed, calmed him and conne... ... to know about him first. The second name on the list is Alexander Artemis, a United States Senator. His picture, conveniently enough, was all over ... ...e me what I have always dreamed of, but never imagined possible. To go to the United States is more than a dream come true.” Antonio fell to his knee... ...as elegantly as a garden. Garlands of flowers weaved through the table like a river. Servants moved like shadows as they brought in an assortment of... ...mis president. He yearned to feel the hot Santa Ana winds sweep through the valleys of Southern California, and the blue Pacific ocean he surfed i... ...ears all the networks would be back in place, and the drugs would flow like a river. You are a consumer nation. Your country’s addiction to drugs is...

...The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate th...

...Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope knelt his thin, angular body before i...

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Sappho's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...FROM THE COVER OF SAPPHO’S JOURNAL: In Sappho’s Journal, the author brings the famous Greek poet Sappho back to life in a finely ... ...poet Sappho back to life in a finely crafted novel that reveals her sense of beauty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a carefu... ...ty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a careful study of ancient Greece and Sappho’s surviving fragments of poetry, Bartlett re... ...g fragments of poetry, Bartlett recreates Sappho in a lyrical account of the life, passion, fears, and faith of this remarkable woman whose intimat... ... Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006025662 Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publicatio... ...ary of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006025662 Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication Data ... ...ayed on his dining room walls. Of hide and metal, in various shapes, they united the room and its glazing lamps and candles. I felt myself the focal... ...thinking. Phaon led us through a jumble of hillside rocks, through little valleys, right to her door, a hut of rocks and straw, her shepherd’s crook... ... my relationship with Phaon affords discovery, Sumerian lassi- tude, great rivers and forests, prowling sand, the bay and its currents, the hull dipp...

...In Sappho’s Journal, the author brings the famous Greek poet Sappho back to life in a finely crafted novel that reveals her sense of beauty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a careful study of ancient Greece and Sappho’s...

FOREWORD by Willis Barnstone xi PREFACE by Steven James Bartlett xiii SAPPHO’S JOURNAL 1 ABOUT THE AUTHOR 151 COLOPHON 153

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Listen with Your Heart

By: Barbara Scott

...cott ISBN 10: 1-936000-02-4 ISBN 13: 978-1-936000-02-9 Published in the United States of America Publish Date: March 29, 2009 Editor-I... ... ISBN 10: 1-936000-02-4 ISBN 13: 978-1-936000-02-9 Published in the United States of America Publish Date: March 29, 2009 Editor-In-Ch... ...936000-02-4 ISBN 13: 978-1-936000-02-9 Published in the United States of America Publish Date: March 29, 2009 Editor-In-Chief: Gail R. ... ...y Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc © 2009 All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any elec... ...ng or by any information retrieval and storage system without permission of the publisher. Names, characters and incidents depicted in this boo... ...faded Abusson rug. Wind whips flames as homeless flee devastation. Riverside business district laid waste. 300 killed; 90,000 homeless. ... ...clenched fists up. Then distracted by the blue veins that traced a winding river between her whitening knuckles, she became lost in fascination as ... ...said. “According to the law, any immigrant who has raised arms against the United States government is subject to deportation.” “But that’s ludicr... ...w it. She traced the outline of each burned patch, dipping up and down the valleys between his fingers. “You walked into the fire for her.” She ki...

...Morgan Gable first falls for Daniel Connolly, a popular Irish tenor, when she hears him sing. Starstruck, she is consumed by thoughts of love with the handsome troubadour. Real life intrudes and Morgan must put aside her own dreams for awhile. Five years later, she and her troubadour meet again, AND fate hands her the chance to make her every wish come true...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

...A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publi... ...vid Thoreau A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau is a publication ... ...lectronic Classics Series Publication A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylva nia Stat... ...the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylva nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylva nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...miles; a huge volume of matter, ceaselessly rolling through the plains and valleys of the substantial earth with the moccasoned tread of an Indian war... ...d not, till, as we read on the stone on our right, it “gave peace to these United States.” As a Concord poet has sung:— “By the rude bridge that arc... ...mpshire on the bosom of the flood formed by the tribute of its innumerable valleys. The river was the only key which could unlock its maze, presenting...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ication North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ..................................... 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES ................................................................ ...tages of a sea-port. Ships can come up, but not ships of large burden. The river seems to have dwindled since the site was chosen, and at present it i... ...olute foundation of the edifice is bad— that the ground, which is near the river and swampy, would not bear the weight intended to be imposed on it. A... ...tate House at Harrisburg, but it commands a magnificent view of one of the valleys into which the Alleghany Mountains is broken. Harrisburg is immedia... ...le. The heat in this State, in midsummer, is very great, especially in the valleys of the rivers. At St. Louis, on the Mississippi, it reaches commonl...

........................................................................................................................................ 30 CHAPTER III: THE CAUSES OF THE WAR .......................................................................................................... 47 CHAPTER IV: WASHINGTON TO ST. LOUIS ............................................................

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e eleven years that separated the Declaration of the In- dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our writ... ... seems to have regulated the separa- tion of land and water, mountains and valleys. A simple, but grand, arrangement is discoverable amidst the confus... ... this immense tract of country there are neither high moun- tains nor deep valleys. Streams meander through it irregu- larly: great rivers mix their c... ...n- tains nor deep valleys. Streams meander through it irregu- larly: great rivers mix their currents, separate and meet again, disperse and form vast ... ... tops of the Rocky Mountains. At the bottom of the valley flows an immense river, into which the various streams issuing from the mountains fall from ...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of th...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...fe on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...imes, the British Is lands or Italy ten times. Conceptions formed from the river basins of Western Europe are rudely shocked when we con sider the... ...f the Mississippi; nor are those formed from the sterile basins of the great rivers of Siberia, the lofty plateaus of Central Asia, or the mighty swee... ...of them that you are allowed to run at all down stream. There’s a law of the United States against it. The river may be rising by the time we get to 1... ...e of butter to bless yourself with, in any hotel in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys, outside of the biggest cities. Why, we are turning out oleomarga... ...this enchanting landscape, from the uppermost point of these bluffs upon the valleys below? The primeval wildness and awful loneliness of these sublim...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of 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...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation... ...rican Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...an Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...er mistaken. Prejudiced, I never have been otherwise than in favour of the United States. No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a st... ...Prejudiced, I am not, and never have been, otherwise than in favour of the United States. I have many friends in America, I feel a grateful interest i... ...d out of dock yesterday afternoon and was now lying at her moorings in the river. And there she is! all eyes are turned to where she lies, dimly disce... ...water side, and are intersected by cross streets running parallel with the river. The houses are chiefly of wood. The market is abundantly supplied; a... ...ough, and wild: but delicate slopes of land, gently swelling hills, wooded valleys, and slender streams, abound. Every little colony of houses has its...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existenc...

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Essays of Travel

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of th... ...Classics Series Publication Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document ... ...ania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any ... ...this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty E... ...rom the law. There was scarce a word interchanged, and no common sentiment but that of cold united us, until at length, having touched at Greenock, a ... ...sh to the starboard now announced that our ocean steamer was in sight. There she lay in mid-river, at the T ail of the Bank, her sea-signal flying: a ... ...mless humour, I turned up a lane and found myself following the course of the bright little river. I passed first one and then another, then a third, ... ...ver water and level land, where it did not jar, as here, with the soft contour of hills and valleys. The whole scene had an indefinable look of being ... ...ps of raw wine; river by river receive your body in the sultry noon. Wherever you went warm valleys and high trees and pleasant villages should compas...

...Excerpt: The Second Cabin. I first encountered my fellow-passengers on the Broomielaw in Glasgow. Thence we descended the Clyde in no familiar spirit, but looking askance on each other as on possible enemies. A few Scandinavians, who ...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 1 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...olumes V olume 1 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publicat... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...tings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...s; he read Robinson Crusoe, The Pilgrim’s Progress, a short history of the United States, and Weems’s Life of Washington. To the town constable’s he w... ...n their claims seemed to him unfair. Presenting his very first case in the United States Circuit Court, the only question being one of authority, he d... ...a squad of sailors who had rowed him ashore from the flotilla in the James River, a negro picked up on the way serving as a guide. Never had the world... ...ge of nineteen, when a neighbor employed him to accompany his son down the river to New Orleans to dispose of a flatboat of produce—a commission which... ...h themselves us, of this goodly land, and to uprear upon its hills and its valleys a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; it is ours only to...

...Introduction: Immediately after Lincoln?s re-election to the Presidency, in an off-hand speech, delivered in response to a serenade by some of his admirers on the evening of November 10, 1864, he spoke as follows: ?It has long been a grave question whether any government not too st...

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Across the Plains

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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 in... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...ers, and in the bag of my railway rug the whole of Bancroft’s History of the United States, in six fat volumes. It was as much as I could carry with c... ...lowed the porters into a long shed reaching downhill from West Street to the river. It was dark, the wind blew clean through it from end to end; and h... ... and threw a sudden flare over the shed. We were being filtered out into the river boat for Jersey City. You may imagine how slowly this filtering pro... ... day. There was not a cloud; the sunshine was baking; yet in the woody river valleys among which we wound our way, the atmosphere preserved a sparklin... ... where nomenclature is so rich, poetical, hu- morous, and picturesque as the United States of America. All times, races, and languages have brought th...

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...Contents CHAPTER I - ACROSS THE PLAIN........................3 CHAPTER II - THE OLD PACIFIC CAPITAL........38 CHAPTER III - FONTAINEBLEAU VILLAGE COMMUNITIES OF PAINTERS...............................52 CHAPTER IV - EPILOGUE TO ?AN INLAND VOYAGE?..........

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The Tragedy of Puddnhead Wilson: And the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins

By: Mark Twain

...edy of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Fac ulty Editor, nor an... ...en the clusters of buds came forth. The main street, one block back from the river, and running parallel with it, was the sole business street. It was... ... that corner. The hamlet’s front was washed by the clear waters of the great river; its body stretched itself rearward up a gentle in cline; its most... ...have lived long in the various countries of Europe, and several years in the United States. Our names are Luigi and Angelo Capello. You desire but on... ...ved long in the various countries of Europe, and several years in the United States. Our names are Luigi and Angelo Capello. You desire but one guest... ... his low places he found lifted to ideals, some of his ideas had sunk to the valleys, and lay there with the sackcloth and ashes of pumice stone and s...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...et Free by H.G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free 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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... land a poor little League of (Allied) Nations (excluding the 5 H G Wells United States, Russia, and most of the ‘subject peoples’ of the world), mee... ...ou would have sought him in vain; only in a few temperate and sub-tropical river val- leys would you have found the squatting lairs of his little herd... ...and pursued it and began pictorial art, moulded the soft, warm clay of the river brink between his fingers, and found a pleasure in its patternings an... ...h he died blindly unknowing. At last, in the generous levels of warm river valleys, where food is abundant and life very easy, the emerging human over... ...rtility, and the king ruled peace 9 H G Wells and war. In a hundred river valleys about the warm, temper- ate zone of the earth there were already to...

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A Book of Golden Deeds

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...RLOTTE M YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Book of Golden Deeds is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This... ...ic Classics Series Publication A Book of Golden Deeds is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ave called forth the actions that delight us. And this enthusiasm is often united with the utmost tenderness of heart, the very appreciation of suffer... ... in time of flood, and fought their way to him, putting all enemies in the valleys to flight. But the Eastern sun burnt on the bare rocks. A huge fis-... ...wns, And hied them to the wall. ‘They held a council standing Before the River Gate: Short time was there, ye well may guess, For musing or debate.... ...‘Saw on Palatinus, The white porch of his home, And he spake to the noble river That rolls by the walls of Rome: ‘O Tiber! father Tiber! To whom th... ...ar more among horses. The whole host was spread over the mountains and the valleys so that it is said that their bright armor and gold and silver shie...

...Preface: As the most striking lines of poetry are the most hackneyed, because they have grown to be the common inheritance of all the world, so many of the most noble deeds that earth can show have become the best known, and enjoyed thei...

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The Last of the Mohicans, A Narrative of 1757

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...The Last of the Mohicans A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pu... ...James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper is a... ...imore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper is a publicat... ...Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ... numerous tribes which formerly occupied the country that now composes the United States. They ascribe the known difficulty one people have to underst... ...ds, or rifts, as they were then termed in the language of the country, the river became navigable to the tide. While, in the pursuit of their daring p... ...CHAPTER 3 “Before these fields were shorn and till’d, Full to the brim our rivers flow’d; The melody of waters fill’d The fresh and boundless wood; An... ...OUTE TAKEN by Hawkeye lay across those sandy plains, relived by occasional valleys and swells of land, which had been traversed by their party on the ... ...n the arts of the wilderness. As they gradually rose from the level of the valleys, the thick darkness which usually pre- cedes the approach of day be...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publi... ... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publicat... ...y Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any ... ...nished free and without any 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. N... ...re the following incident oc- curred. Charlemagne, while chasing the Saxons (as he said), or being chased by them (as they said), arrived at the bank ... ..., and beyond that a nobler and loftier one. The Castle looks down upon the compact brown-roofed town; and from the town two picturesque old bridges sp... ... beings. It ain’t any use to tell me a bluejay hasn’t got a sense of humor, because I know better. And memory, too. They brought jays here from all ov... ...It took a mighty force to churn these big lumps of stone around in that vigor- ous way. The neighboring country had a very different shape, at that ti... ...Native Wilds THE RIGI-KULM IS an imposing Alpine mass, six thousand feet high, which stands by itself, and commands a mighty pros- pect of blue lakes,...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...he Air by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air 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 person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...n with war, the smash-up of civilization is inevitable. It is chaos or the United States of the World for mankind. There is no other choice. Ten years... ... minute wide prospect of weald and downland, at dim towns and harbours and rivers and rib- bon-like roads, at ships and ships, decks and foreshortened... ...ms, and the hills were deeply intersected by the gorges of several winding rivers interrupted at intervals by the banked-up ponds and weirs of electri... ...ntly below, and the only trees were clumps of pine and spruce in the lower valleys. Kurt went with three men into the still intact gas-chambers, let o... ...y ahead, through a land like a larger England, with bigger hills and wider valleys, larger fields, wider roads, fewer hedges, and wooden houses with c...

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