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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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John Keble's Parishes a History of Hursley and Otterbourne

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...JOHN KEBLE’S PARISHES A HISTORY OF HURSLEY AND OTTERBOURNE By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Cl... ...e Electronic Classics Series Publication John Keble’s Parishes: A History of Hursley and Otterbourne by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pe... ...story of Hursley and Otterbourne by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...an upper deposit of peaty, boggy soil, all having been brought down by the rivers of which the Itchen and the T est remain. On the western side of the... ...is uneven ground, varied by undulations, with gravelly hills, rising above valleys filled with clay , and both alike favourable to the growth of woods... ...he deer which left their bones and horns in the black, boggy soil near the river, for unfortu- nately these were disinterred before the time when digg... ...thes having been found insufficient for the main- tenance of the vicar, he united to Hursley the rectory of Otterbourne, giving the great tithes to th... ...e crossing the moat fell in and choked it; it became a marsh; the farm was united to another, the picture removed, and the only inhabitants are such a...

...Preface: To explain the present undertaking, it should be mentioned that a history of Hursley and North Baddesley was compiled by the Reverend John Marsh, Curate of Hursley, in the year 1808. It was well and carefully done, with a considerable a...

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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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Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ouis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsy... ...n Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. 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... ...ca, where, by the way, he owned and afterwards sold an estate on the James River, called, after the parental seat; of which I should like well to hear... ...some of her defects, besides, she made him heir. Kind as was the bond that united her to her son, kind and even pretty, she was scarce a woman to ador... ...nsavoury surroundings. But when their walk brought them within view of the river, she beheld a sight to her of the most novel beauty: four great, sea-... ...th bushes of a metallic green with coppery patches of soil in between; the valleys filled with dry salt mud and a little stagnant water; where that ve... ...RGH, for a considerable time, Fleeming’s family, to three generations, was united: Mr. and Mrs. Austin at Hailes, Captain and Mrs. Jenkin in the subur...

...Excerpt: Preface To The American Edition. On the death of Fleeming Jenkin, his family and friends determined to publish a selection of his various papers; by way of introduction, the following pages were drawn up; and the whole, forming two cons...

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The Essays or Counsels, Civil

By: Viscount St. Albans

... This publication of Francis Bacon’s THE ESSAYS OR COUNSELS, CIVIL AND MORAL, OF FRANCIS Ld. VERULAM VISCOUNT ... ...his publication of Francis Bacon’s THE ESSAYS OR COUNSELS, CIVIL AND MORAL, OF FRANCIS Ld. VERULAM VISCOUNT ST. ALBANS is a publication of the Penns... ...L AND MORAL, OF FRANCIS Ld. VERULAM VISCOUNT ST. ALBANS 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... ...f religion, and of cantons. For utility is their bond, and not respects. The united prov inces of the Low Countries, in their government, excel; for ... ...be full of discord and faction, and those that are against it, be entire and united. I have noted, that some witty and sharp speeches, which have f... ...ng to the health of some plantations, that they have built along the sea and rivers, in marish and un wholesome grounds. Therefore, though you begin ... ...and races; too near the sea, too remote; having the commodity of navi gable rivers, or the discommodity of their overflowing; too 98 far off from gr... ...pare his way to a just sentence, as God useth to prepare his way, by raising valleys and taking down hills: so when there appeareth on either side an ...

...eritie. For your Fortune, and Merit both, have been Eminent. And you have planted Things, that are like to last. I doe now publish my Essayes; which, of all my other workes, have beene most Currant: For that, as it seemes, they come home, to Mens Businesse, and Bosomes....

...THE ESSAYS 5 ?Of Truth 7 ?Of Death 9 ?Of Unity in Religion 12 ?Of Revenge 13 ?Of Adversity 14 ?Of Simulation and Dissimulation 17 ?Of Parents and Children 18 ?Of Marriage and Single Life 20 ?Of Envy 24 ?Of Love 25 ?Of Great P...

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...HE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career o... ...LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of t... ...OLUME ONE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication V olume One of THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Acco... ...ME ONE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication V olume One of THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account... ...tty well!’ echoed Mr Bonney. ‘It’s the finest idea that was ever started. “United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muf- fin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual D... ...nto consideration the propriety of petitioning Parliament in favour of the United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Del... ...OLAS NICKLEBY lowly cabins, and muffin bells should ring in her rich green valleys. And, after him, came the Scotch member, with vari- ous pleasant al... ... the fair sisters. Heaven above was blue, and earth beneath was green; the river glistened like a path of diamonds in the sun; the birds poured forth ... ...on the box beside the driver. They went into the city, turning down by the river side; and, after a long and very slow drive, the streets being crowde...

...Excerpt: Volume One of the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family by Charles Dickens....

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...HE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career o... ...LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of t... ...ly by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfor... ...tty well!’ echoed Mr Bonney. ‘It’s the finest idea that was ever started. “United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muf- fin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual D... ...nto consideration the propriety of petitioning Parliament in favour of the United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Del... ...OLAS NICKLEBY lowly cabins, and muffin bells should ring in her rich green valleys. And, after him, came the Scotch member, with vari- ous pleasant al... ... the fair sisters. Heaven above was blue, and earth beneath was green; the river glistened like a path of diamonds in the sun; the birds poured forth ... ...on the box beside the driver. They went into the city, turning down by the river side; and, after a long and very slow drive, the streets being crowde...

...Excerpt: The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family by Charles Dickens....

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The Prince

By: Nicolo Machiavelli

...ted by W. K. Marriott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli, trans. W. K. Marriott is a publication of... ... The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli, trans. W. K. Marriott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...he Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli, trans. W. K. Marriott 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... .... Hence, he who at- tacks the Turk must bear in mind that he will find him united, and he will have to rely more on his own strength than on the revol... ...nature of localities, and gets to find out how the mountains rise, how the valleys open out, how the plains lie, and to understand the nature of river... ... the valleys open out, how the plains lie, and to understand the nature of rivers and marshes, and in all this to take the greatest care. Which knowle... ...r which it may be necessary for him to study hereafter; because the hills, valleys, and plains, and riv- ers and marshes that are, for instance, in Tu... ...other half, or perhaps a little less. I compare her to one of those raging rivers, which when in flood overflows the plains, sweeping away trees and b...

...Introduction: Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility....

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...S STEVENSON V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pen... ...V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pennsylvania St... ...ity. 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... ...movably to anchor on a sickbed. It is a meadow and bank on a corner on the river, and is connected in my mind inseparably with Virgil’s Eclogues. Hic ... ...ch weather, and doesn’t set up his lungs and cry back to the birds and the river. Follow, follow, follow me. Come hither, come hither, come hither – h... ...ad it nearly all over again; you have no rivals! Bancroft’s History of the United States, even in a cente- nary edition, is essentially heavy fare; a ... ...long-shore story. As for the two members which you thought at first so ill-united; I confess they seem per- fectly so to me. I have chosen to sacrific... ...as) as the leader of a great horde of irregular cavalry, devastating whole valleys. I can still, looking back, see myself in many favourite attitudes;...

Excerpt: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One.

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ORY by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the ... ...ATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle 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 University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...ously in our mi- raculous Being, and name World.—But if the very Rocks and Rivers (as Metaphysic teaches) are, in strict language, made by those outwa... ...c Oath, of the One- 70 The French Revolution and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new- idea, which, in these coming years, shall ... ...ardest winter seen since 1709; thermometer below zero of Fahrenheit, Seine River fro- zen over. (Marmontel, Memoires (London, 1805), iv. 33. Hist. Par... ...u stands silent, far off, on its scarped rock, in that ‘gorge of two windy valleys;’ the pale-fading spectre now of a Chateau: this huge World-riot, a... ...; all Dwellings of men destroyed; the very mountains peeled and riven, the valleys black and dead: it is an empty World! Wo to them that shall be born...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History.

...Contents THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY.......................................................................................................... 12 VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE ...............................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

... U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a public... ...ench Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...h Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania 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... ...lously in our miraculous Being, and name World.— But if the very Rocks and Rivers (as Metaphysic teaches) are, in strict language, made by those outwa... ...Espremenil, a most patriotic Oath, of the One-and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new-idea, which, in these coming years, shall n... ...ntation, ’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,... ...st win- ter seen since 1709; thermometer below zero of Fahren- heit, Seine River frozen over. (Marmontel, Memoires (Lon- don, 1805), iv. 33. Hist. Par... ...u stands silent, far off, on its scarped rock, in that ‘gorge of two windy valleys;’ the pale-fading spectre now of a Chateau: this huge World-riot, a...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume One).

...Contents VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE .................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. .....................................................

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...sics Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...s Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. 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... ...d shadows piously dozing, spitting, and begging—was to plunge into a fiery river, and swim for life to the nearest strip of shade. So, with people lou... ... of the town a deadly sewer ebbed and flowed, in the place of a fine fresh river. What secular want could the million or so of human beings whose dail... ...overty; and so dragged at by poverty and the children together, that their united forces had already dragged her face into wrinkles. ‘All such things ... ...reep- ing up to the highest ridges of the Alps. It was vintage time in the valleys on the Swiss side of the Pass of the Great Saint Bernard, and along... ...as within a few hours easy reach. Mountain-peaks of great celebrity in the valleys, whence no trace of their existence was visible some- times for mon...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being r...

...CONTENTS Preface to the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Moth...

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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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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...es Publication Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...Publication Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. 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... ...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... .... B. L. NOONDAY IN CHEPE ’TWA S NOONDA Y IN CHEPE. High Tide in the mighty River City!— its banks wellnigh overflowing with the myriad-waved Stream of... ...r author, in which Sen- timent and History, or the True and Beautiful, are united. CHAPTER XXIV BUTTON’S IN PALL MALL. THOSE WHO FREQUENT the dismal a... ...ry- chimneys, and its clumsy fanes—hidden in fog and smoke by the dirtiest river in the world—in all the cities of mankind there is One Home whither m... ... UPON ONE OF THOSE balmy evenings of November, which are only known in the valleys of Languedoc and among the mountains of Alsace, that two cavaliers ... ...g waits.” The Bishop ran off, with more than youthful agility, to seek the United States’ Minister. “These Republi- cans,” he added, confidentially, a...

...Excerpt: VOL I. In the morning of life the truthful wooed the beautiful, and their offspring was Love. Like his Divine parents, He is eternal. He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glori...

................ 5 BUTTON?S IN PALL MALL.............................................................................................................. 9 THE CONDEMNED CELL. ..............................................................................................................12 CODLINGSBY ....................................................................................

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

... Classics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...assics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por- table 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... ...ile complete knowledge with devoted piety; here was a modern Augustine who united the glories of doctor and saint. The sanctity seemed no less clearly... ...hing doesn’t often run in the female-line; or it runs underground like the rivers in Greece, you know—it comes out in the sons. Clever sons, clever mo... ...ady Chettam, who attributed her own remarkable health to home-made bitters united with constant medical attendance, entered with much exercise of the ... ...ing wood; and the stray hovel, its old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with wondrous modula- tions of light and shadow such as we travel f... ... kind as to propose a second favorite song of his—”Flow on, thou shin- ing river”—after she had sung “Home, sweet home” (which she detested). This har...

...Excerpt: Prelude. Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little...

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No Thoroughfare

By: Charles Dickens

...on No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ... No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. 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... ...s main approach, the point nearest to its base at which one could take the river (if so inodorously minded) bore the appellation Break-Neck-Stairs. Th... ... had ceased to ply there. The slimy little cause- way had dropped into the river by a slow process of suicide, and two or three stumps of piles and a ... ...rs, the two ‘prentices, and the odd men?” “Y es. I hope we shall all be an united family, Joey.” “Ah!” said Joey. “I hope they may be.” “They? Rather ... ...he boat upon the lake, floating among the reflections of the mountains and valleys, the crags and pine woods, which were my earliest remembrance, I dr... ...t silence?” “Your sense of justice, my dear patron,” answered Obenreizer, “states in a word the cruelty of the case. Does it stop there? No. For, what...

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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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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

...THE DAY’S WORK THE DAY’S WORK THE DAY’S WORK by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...RK by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ics Series Publication The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling 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... ...nks that flared away north and south for three miles on either side of the river—and permitted himself to think of the end. With its approaches, his w... ...y’s Work the drivers’ sticks, and the swish and roll-down of the dirt. The river was very low, and on the dazzling white sand be- tween the three cent... ...ner yet no Vermont, in our business. There’s jest two kind o’ horse in the United States—them ez can an’ will do their work after bein’ properly broke... ...d for a constable! lock him up! “ said that man, adjusting his collar; and unitedly they cast him into the lamp-room, and turned the key, while the dr... ...vel over a swell of rising ground covered with short, withered grass, into valleys of wonder and unrea- son. Beyond the ridge, which was crowned with ...

...Excerpt: The least that Findlayson, of the Public Works Department, expected was a C.I.E.; he dreamed of a C.S.I.: indeed, his friends told him that he deserved more. For three years he had endured heat and cold, disappointment, disco...

...Contents THE BRIDGE-BUILDERS ............................................................................................................. 4 A WALKING DELEGATE..............................................................................

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