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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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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...LICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. 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... ... many quarters in England, in Ireland, in the British colonies, and in the United States, a series of letters expressing a far profounder interest in ... ...able.” This, from the nature of the ground, never happened. We crossed the river at Garrat, out of sight from the enemy’s position; and, on our return... ...ds are carried variously combined through the at- mosphere, or by means of rivers, by birds, by winds, by wa- ters, into remote countries. But the rea... ...ensible by Wordsworth of one grievous defect in the structure of the Welsh valleys; too generally they take the basin shape—the level area at their fo... ...triking effect from the op- posite form of the Cumberland and Westmoreland valleys, which almost universally present a flat area at the base of the su...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expre...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .........................................................

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The Duchesse de Langeais, With an Episode under the Terror, The Illustrious Gaudissart, A Passion in the Desert, And the Hidden Masterpiece

By: Honoré de Balzac

...s by Honoré de Balzac A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsy... ...Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...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... ... their existence. Buried away in the 4 The Duchesse de Langeais loneliest valleys, hanging in mid-air on the steepest mountainsides, set down on the ... ...s, left the Place Royale and the centre of Paris for good, and crossed the river to breathe freely in the Faubourg Saint-Germain, where pal- 22 The D... ...ngth for this, they perish as Rome perished, and Venice, and so many other states. This distinction between the upper and lower spheres of social acti... ... reason for her presence without delay. Montriveau hoisted the flag of the United States before they came in sight of the island, 128 The Duchesse de... ...anned by treasure-seekers, a gang of men whose hobby was well known in the United States; indeed, some Spanish writer had writ- ten a history of them....

...Excerpt: In a Spanish city on an island in the Mediterranean, there stands a convent of the Order of Barefoot Carmelites, where the rule instituted by St. Theresa is still preserved with all the first rigour of the reformation brought about by that illustrious woman. ...

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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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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope Volume I.

By: George Gilfillan

... POPE VOL. I. With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by THE REV. GEORGE GILFILLAN M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.LVI. V... ....LVI. VI. VI. VI. VI. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dis... ...I. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Expl... ...ation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...c of that murmuring spring Is not so mournful as the strains you sing; Nor rivers winding through the vales below, So sweetly warble, or so smoothly f... ...Earth receives him from the bending skies! Sink down, ye mountains, and ye valleys, rise; With heads declined, ye cedars, homage pay; Be smooth, ye ro... ...s’ late abodes, The green reed trembles, and the bulrush nods, Waste sandy valleys, once perplex’d with thorn, The spiry fir, and shapely box adorn: T... ...er, and even thine, O Rome!) No single parts unequally surprise, All comes united to th’ admiring eyes; 250 61 The Poetica... ... To grace the mansion of our earthly gods: 45 ‘Still bears the name:’ the river Loddon. 99 The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope – V olume One Nor al...

Excerpt: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan.

...Contents LIFE OF ALEXANDER POPE.................................................................................................................................. 6 PREFACE2......................................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume Three

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ree by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle is a publ... ...ch Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle 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... ...om behind ditches, death-vol- leys bursting out of thickets and ravines of rivers; huts burn- ing, feet of the pitiful women hurrying to refuge with t... ...by Guards at each end: all Citizens are ordered to be within doors. On the River float sentinal barges, lest we escape by water: the Barriers her- met... ... At home this Killing of a King has divided all friends; and abroad it has united all enemies. Fraternity of Peoples, Revo- lutionary Propagandism; At... ...own side: and now there is no Election, or only the third of one. Black is united with white against this clause of the Two-thirds; all the Unruly of ... ...; 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 (Volume Three).

...Contents VOLUME III. THE GUILLOTINE................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 3.I. SEPTEMBER ..............................................................

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russ... ... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia a... ..." "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made ... ...The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made by ... ...VIII. Rewards fixed for services and for injuries. -- An expedition up Chagres River -- 1200 men exposed to the dangers of tropical floods and starvat... ... them to the Spanish -- A thrilling adventure at the crossing of the St. Lucia River -- Trouble with a Spanish viceroy -- His vessels are damaged by a... ...ave driven animal life towards the tropics? And may we not also infer from the united evidences of lofty mountains, deep valleys, high tablelands, isl... ...? And may we not also infer from the united evidences of lofty mountains, deep valleys, high tablelands, islands of the deep, active volcanoes and all... ...m in view of a solid wall of masonry, extending to the right and left, through valleys and over hills, until lost to view. It was constructed of immen...

...Thrilling narratives of voyages, discoveries, adventures, battles, darings and sufferings of the heroic characters, bold explorers and dauntless spirits who have made ocean history and established christian supremacy over the most savage lands of...

...The Rolling Stone of History. -- Surprising revelations -- Ancient Cities that are now no more -- Effects of Cataclysms upon the human race -- The rise and fall of nations -- Cave dwellers who became masters of the world -- T...

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A Unifying Field in Logics : Neutrosophic Logic. Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability

By: Florentin Smarandache

...ace by Charles T. Le: 3 0. Introduction: 9 1. Neutrosophy - a new branch of philosophy: 13 2. Neutrosophic Logic - a unifying field in logics: 87 ... ...nifying field in sets: 112 4. Neutrosophic Probability - a generalization of classical and imprecise probabilities - and Neutrosophic Statistics: 11... ...ction. It was a surprise for me when in 1995 I received a manuscript from the mathematician, experimental writer and innovative painter Florentin Sm... ...al writer and innovative painter Florentin Smarandache, especially because the treated subject was of philosophy - revealing paradoxes - and logics. ... ...Manifesto of the PARADOXISM is especially a revolt of the emigrant to the United States who doesn't speak English, against the language - an anti- la... ...to of the PARADOXISM is especially a revolt of the emigrant to the United States who doesn't speak English, against the language - an anti- language ... ...oems; - poems in Pirissanorench (language spoken in the South-West of the United States by a single person!); - super-poems; 6 - graphic poems; ... ...ic character of mathematical assertions, it can become itself a knowledge river of future mathematics." (Al. Froda, <Eroare şi paradox în matematic ... ...de-Down Way: "Via Negativa" of St. Thomas Aquinas). The development has valleys and hills. Entities are tight by their differences too. Paradox i...

...It was known to me his setting up in 1980’s of a new literary and artistic avant-garde movement that he called “paradoxism”, because I received some books and papers dealing with it in order to review them for the German journal “Zentralblatt fár Mathematik”. It was an...

...Paradoxism is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, antinomies, contradictions, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations....

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French Ways and Their Meaning

By: Edith Wharton

...ight © 2001 by Global Language Resources, Inc. All rights reserved. Based on the first edition of 1919. Electronic text created by Sara Triggs. Conten... ...obal Language Resources, Inc. All rights reserved. Based on the first edition of 1919. Electronic text created by Sara Triggs. Contents Preface . . . ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 VI — The New Frenchwoman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 VII — ... ...EIR MEANING 1 PREFACE T his book is essentially a desultory book, the result of intermittent observa tion, and often, no doubt, of rash assumption. H... ...ears before the war, a French journalist produced a “thoughtful book” on the United States. Of course he laid great stress on our universal hustle for... ...ossible to ask Americans to picture our situation if Germany had invaded the United States, and had held a tenth part of our most important territory ... ...falo, and all our best manhood were in a fighting line centred along the Ohio River. One of the cruellest things about a “people’s war” is that it need... ...son, for instance, why the French have beautiful stone quays along the great rivers on which their cities are built, and why noble monuments of archi ... ...nd vine dressing and dying and tanning and working and hoarding, in the same valleys and on the same river banks as their immemorially remote predeces...

...Excerpt: PREFACE; This book is essentially a desultory book, the result of intermittent observation, and often, no doubt, of rash assumption. Having been written in Paris, at odd moments, during the last two years of the war, it could hardly be more than a series of disjointed notes; a...

...Table of Contents: Preface, 1 -- I ?First Impression, 4 -- I, 4 -- II, 6 -- III, 8 -- II? Reverence, 10 -- I, 10 -- II, 13 -- III, 15 -- III? Taste, 17 -- I, 17 -- II, 17 -- III, 18 -- IV, 21 -- IV? Intellectual Honesty, 24 -- I, 2...

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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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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...es Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...ther, warm already, became warmer; culinary and meta- physical irritations united to derange his liver: he took to his bed, and died. Such is the comm... ...ner. In fact, it was one of its sentimental incidents. Being as old as the valleys at the dinner of 1812, naturally he was as old as the hills at the ... ...r fron- tiers, produced a mixed race representing the cis and the trans. A river (it is true) formed the boundary line at this point— the river Meuse;... ...ffing smile on their features—how should she throw her line into so deep a river to angle for a king, where many a gay creature was sporting that masq... ... the demur, asked them if they fancied God, who clothed the flowers of the valleys, unable to find raiment for his servants. The answer of Joanna move...

...Excerpt: From my boyish days I had always felt a great perplexity on one point in Macbeth. It was this: the knocking at the gate, which succeeds to the murder of Duncan, produced to my feelings an effect for which I never could account. The effect was, that it reflected back upon the murder a peculiar awfulness and a depth of s...

...Contents On the Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth....................................................4 On Murder, Considered as One of the Fine Arts .........................................9 LECTURE..........................................

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP , AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORY By Thomas Carlyle A PENN S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS ... ...TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...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... ...th and strength of a man. Nature had as yet no name to him; he had not yet united under a name the infinite variety of sights, sounds, shapes and mo- ... ...ternatural. This green flowery rock-built earth, the trees, the mountains, rivers, many-sounding seas;—that great deep sea of azure that swims overhea... ...t is the Jotun Aegir, a very dangerous Jotun;—and now to this day , on our river T rent, as I learn, the Nottingham bargemen, when the River is in a c... ...to seek or see him: nine days and nine nights he rides through gloomy deep valleys, a labyrinth of gloom; ar- rives at the Bridge with its gold roof: ... ...ls over all! And then those three strokes you struck,— look at these three valleys; your three strokes made these!” Thor looked at his attendant Jotun...

...Excerpt: The text is taken from the printed ?Sterling Edition? of Carlyle?s Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications: The footnote (there is only one) has been embedded directly into text, in brackets, [thusly]....

...Contents LECTURES ON HEROES ............................................................................................................... 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM............................................... 38 LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE...

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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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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...arrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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 married. Oh! calendar of everlasting months—months that, like the mighty rivers, shall flow on for ever, immortal as thou, Nile, or Danube, Euphrate... ...h him on the shores 86 Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers of that ancient river for crocodiles, the Nile, furnished but one moment’s work to the acti... ...or two hundred and twenty years. It is enough that she is reported to have united the stately tread of Andalusian women with the innocent voluptuousne... ...; and the French reporter of Catalina’s memoirs dwells upon the theme. She united, he says, the sweetness of the German lady with the energy of the Ar... ...f the canon, except an unpleasant guffaw that rises, at times, in solitary valleys of Etna. 191 Thomas de Quincey mere justice; but, supposing it wer...

...Contents Volume One ..................................................................... 4 THE HOUSEHOLD WRECK.......................................................................................................... 4 THE SPANISH NUN ....................................................................................

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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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The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs

By: George Bernard Shaw

...The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by Bernard Shaw A Penn State Electronic Classics Series ... ... Ring by Bernard Shaw A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by George Bernard... ...Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by George Bernard Shaw is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...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... ...ve episodes, both orchestral and dramatic. The nature music alone—music of river and rain- bow, fire and forest—is enough to bribe people with any lov... ...he curtain to rise, you suddenly catch the booming ground-tone of a mighty river. It becomes plainer, clearer: you get nearer to the surface, and catc... ...s dominion over it is complete, when the soft airs and green mosses of its valleys shall be changed into smoke, slag, and filth; when slavery, disease... ... who have no general ideas, no touch of the concern of the philosopher and statesman for the race, can- not enjoy The Rhine Gold as a drama. They may ... ...ve. Now a human being is both man and woman: it is only when these two are united that the real human being exists; and thus it is only by love that m...

Excerpt: The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung?s Ring by George Bernard Shaw.

...Contents Preface to the First German Edition................................................................................................ 5 Preface to the Second Edition ...........................................................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...E VOLUMES Volume Five A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five is a publication ... ...Volume Five A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five is a publication of the Pen... ... Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five 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... ...fensive to the eye of an artist than the interior of what is termed in the United States— that is to say, in Appallachia—a well-furnished apartment. I... ... to the eye of an artist than the interior of what is termed in the United States— that is to say, in Appallachia—a well-furnished apartment. Its most... ..., book in hand, at an open window, commanding, through a long vista of the river banks, a view of a distant hill, the face of which nearest my positio... ...e populous avenue, then, with a heavy sigh, turned in the direction of the river, and, plunging through a great variety of devious ways, came out, at ... ... glory.” 1833. 161 V olume Five THE HAUNTED PALACE In the greenest of our valleys By good angels tenanted, Once a fair and stately palace — Radia...

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...Contents PHILOSOPHY OF FURNITURE .................................................................................................................................. 6 A TALE OF JERUSALEM ..............................................................

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

...T wo With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes, B B B B By the y the y the y the y the RE RE RE RE REV V V V V. GEOR . GEOR . GEOR . G... ...GILFILLAN AN AN AN AN A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two is a publication of the Pe... ...AN A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...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... ...like motion of Milton’s loftier passages; or the gliding, pausing, fitful, river-like progress of Shakspeare’s verse; or the fretted fury, and “torren... ... 200 Back to his bonds their subject sea command, And roll obedient rivers through the land; These honours, peace to happy Britain brings, Thes... ...RDS. Of gentle Philips 78 will I ever sing, With gentle Philips shall the valleys ring; My numbers, too, for ever will I vary, With gentle Budgell, 7... ...’ head Propp’d the skies: See! and believe your eyes! See him stride Valleys wide, Over woods, Over floods! ... ...d for wit! See under Ripley rise a new Whitehall, While Jones’ and Boyle’s united labours fall; 379 While Wren with sorrow to the grave descends, 229...

Excerpt: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two.

...Contents THE GENIUS AND POETRY OF POPE........................................................................................ 7 MORAL ESSAYS ...............................................................................................

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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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Lay Morals

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... SERIES PUBLICATION Lay Morals by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...RIES PUBLICATION Lay Morals 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... ... now lives as a whole; his consciousness now moves on uninterrupted like a river; through all the extremes and ups and downs of passion, he remains ap... ...is- oner as he was; he can watch clouds and changing seasons, ships on the river, travellers on the road, and the stars at night; happy prisoner! his ... ...constrained and unnatural attitude of our Society. At present we are not a united body, but a loose gathering of individu- als, whose inherent attract... ... and clubs of every sort. Nor would it be a matter of much difficulty. The united societies would form a nucleus: one of the class- rooms at first, an... ...nother, we are told, pleasantly enough, how the wa- ter went down into the valleys, where it set itself gaily to saw wood, and on into the plains, whe...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The problem of education is twofold: first to know, and then to utter. Every one who lives any sem blance of an inner life thinks more nobly and profoundly than he speaks; and the best of teachers can impart only broken image...

..............................................4 FATHER DAMIEN.........................................................................................43 THE PENTLAND RISING A PAGE OF HISTORY 1666 ............................57 THE DAY AFTER TO-MORROW................................................................74 COLLEGE PAPERS..................................................

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr¨ ockh THOMAS CARLYLE 1831 DjVu Editions Copyright c ... ...HAPTER IV — CHARACTERISTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CHAPTER V — THE WORLD IN CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 CHAPTER VI — APRONS . .... ...9 CHAPTER VII — MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . ... ...— MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . . . . . . . . ... ...nd rock bound from the distance, will unfold itself, when visited, into rare valleys. Nay, in any case, would Criticism erect not only finger posts and... ... 5 to. For not this man and that man, but all men make up mankind, and their united tasks the task of mankind. How often have we seen some such advent... ...sure to hear something noteworthy. Nay, perhaps to hear a whole se ries and river of the most memorable utterances; such as, when once thawed, he wou... ...y his own boot maker, jeweller, and man milliner; he bounds free through the valleys, with a perennial rain proof court suit on his body; wherein warm... ... from below; the little Kuhbach gushing kindly by, among beech rows, through river after river, into the Donau, into the Black Sea, into the Atmospher...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; PRELIMINARY -- CONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more...

...Table of Contents: BOOK I 3 -- CHAPTER I ?PRELIMINARY, 3 -- CHAPTER II ?EDITORIAL DIFFICULTIES, 7 -- CHAPTER III ?REMINISCENCES, 11 -- CHAPTER IV? CHARACTERISTICS, 19 -- CHAPTER V? THE WORLD IN CLOTHES, 24 -- CHAPTER VI? APRONS, 29...

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Heartbreak House : A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

By: George Bernard Shaw

...HEARTBREAK HOUSE: A FANTASIA IN THE RUSSIAN MANNER ON ENGLISH THEMES by BERNARD SHAW 1913-1916 A Penn State... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes by George Bernard Shaw is a publicatio... ...e Russian Manner on English Themes by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...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... .... And of the two atmospheres it is hard to say which was the more fatal to statesmanship. Revolution on the Shelf Heartbreak House was quite familiar ... ... climax of legal lawlessness was reached in France. The greatest Socialist statesman in Europe, Jaures, was shot and killed by a gentleman who resente... ... wrath on which many suns go down before it is appeased. Yet it was in the United States of America where nobody slept the worse for the war, that the... ...utside them. Go out on the seas; climb the moun- tains; wander through the valleys. She is still too young. MANGAN [weakening]. But I’m very little ov... ... I call the drunken skipper, though he drank nothing but the waters of the River Jordan. ELLIE. Splendid! And you haven’t had a drop for an hour. You ...

...Excerpt: Heartbreak house is not merely the name of the play which follows this preface. It is cultured, leisured Europe before the war. When the play was begun not a shot had been fired; and only the professional diplomatists and the very few amateurs whose hobby ...

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