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A Moonlight Walk to Paradise

By: Frederick Fontanilla Jacob

...“There are certain moments in an individual's life that makes them pause for a while and fall in a deep lost thought of sorting through their memories and picking out what they can assert as the “best day of their lives”. As same as everybody else, I too had quite a few good ones that I can decently share wit...

..."She began to smile as though the room was lit bright by her radiance and overtook the darkness that occupied the whole place! By now our hands were touching each other and intimately caressing, I on my part was slowly running the back of my hand to where a portion of the skin of her arm was sh...

.................................Page 13 Chapter VI: “Life According to Sandra”................................Page 15 Chapter VII: “Kitchen Floor Drama”......................................Page 17 Chapter VIII: “Sharing the Night Together”...........................Page 20 Chapter IX: “Orange was the Dress She Wore”.....................Page 23 Chapter X: “Man...

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Decadence (English Version)

By: Rosario Volpi

...Late at night or at dawn, when dreams are shattered, there is someone who opens his eyes and he restless moves his sweaty head in the pillow. It is as if a sword hurt him by treachery and blood gets coagulating immediately, leaving a permanent scar in the mind of the man for all the days to come. “For a week I...

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Tales From The Imaginational Abyss : Three Tales To Thrill You

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Harry Roberts
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SOUL ALIVE! : Poetry & Prose: Poetry & Prose

By: Atlas Brown; Delmetria Millener, Editor

...Writer and poet, atlas brown opens up the book stating, “SOUL ALIVE! Prose & Poetry was written out of frustration in my studio. When you want something so bad that you can taste it, what would you do to get it?”...

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Light Star : When All Else Fails; Book One, Chapter 3

By: Anthony James Kemp

...The story is about people just trying to get along and make the best of what happening most of which they cannot control. It is not in a galaxy for far away or long long ago, it is in the next bit of our galaxy about five strings of stars to the left. Here life spins out ...

...Harris had been with the Admiral for over five hours and was starving. He was half way through a double helping of treacle pudding when he saw Peters coming across the canteen towards him. Was it a habit of Peters to spoil peoples meals. Peters sat down at the table and ask how...

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French Chronicles of the 1590s and Francis de Sales

By: Robert Lalonde, Dr.

...s, based on Pierre de L'Estoile's Journal in the reign of King Henry IV of France Francis de Sales, based on biographies by Etienne-Marie Lajeunie and Michael de la Bedoyere ...

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Undressing Shadows : Postwar Germany, The story of two women

By: Ursula Tillmann, Ms.

... victors. But what about the civilians in any country who suffer when men go into battle? Like in Germany. Displaced Germans suffered by the millions and were killed when they were chased off the land of their forefathers. Who talks about them and writes their stories? Today their ancestors live in North and South America while their parents rest in unmarked graves along r...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ............................................. 556 Fragments of an Unfinished Drama......................................................................... ...we in particular a revised and greatly enlarged version of the fragmentary drama of “Charles I”. But though not seldom successful in restor- ing the t... ...e wilful exaggeration of its own despair. This influ- ence has tainted the literature of the age with the hopeless- ness of the minds from which it fl... ...d the Reformation, the translators of the Bible, Shakespeare, Spenser, the Dramatists of the reign of Eliza- beth, and Lord Bacon (Milton stands alone... ... style of intense and comprehensive imagery which distinguishes the modern literature of England has not been, as a general power, the product of the ...

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The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

By: Rudyard Kipling

...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Phantom ‘Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Penn- sy... ...- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...rt of an ongoing student publication project to bring classi- cal works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...y are never happy till they have chalked it up on a door. And this also is Literature. He was in a high fever while he was writing, and the blood- and... ... right to tell one story, to work out one little contribution to the light literature of the day. If Charlie were permitted full recollection for one ...

Excerpt: The Phantom ?Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling.

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The Hidden Masterpiece

By: Honoré de Balzac

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man...

...a young man, whose clothing betrayed his poverty, was standing before the door of a house in the Rue des Grands-Augustine, in Paris. After walking to and fro for some time with the hesitation of a lover who fears to approach his mistress, however complying she may be, he ended by crossing the threshold and asking if Maitre Francois Porbus were within. At the affirmative an...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...harge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any pur- pose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man...

...ight almost be called a castle) situated in a part of Tuscany somewhat remote from the ordinary track of tourists. Thither we must now accompany him, and endeavor to make our story flow onward, like a streamlet, past a gray tower that rises on the hillside, overlooking a spacious valley, which is set in the grand framework of the Apennines....

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Honorine

By: Honoré de Balzac

...sylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...and by the good taste which will surprise no one after the list of guests, literature had scarcely been mentioned. However, the butterfly flittings of... ...n, of savages, of Orientals, and of consummate diplomatists. In discussing literature, they spoke of the perennial stock- in-trade of the republic of ... ...of the mechanical amusement of crumbling bread to fishes. “This is how the drama was disclosed of this second inner life, so deeply ravaged and storm-... ...ing explained, seemed to me more obscure than ever. I foresaw some strange drama indeed, for I understood that there could be no vulgar difference bet... ...ied them away, he finished his story with this revelation:— “ ‘This is the drama of my soul, but it is not the actual living drama which is at this mo...

...Excerpt: If the French have as great an aversion for traveling as the English have a propensity for it, both English and French have perhaps sufficient reasons. Something better than England is everywhere to be found; whereas it is excessively difficult to find the charms of France outside France. Other countries can show admirable scenery,...

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Floor Games

By: H. G. Wells

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man...

...Excerpt: The Toys to Have. The jolliest indoor games for boys and girls demand a floor, and the home that has no floor upon which games may be played falls so far short of happiness. It must be a floor covered with linoleum or cork carpet, so that toy soldiers and such-like will stand u...

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In the Days of the Comet

By: H. G. Wells

...sylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ... I read with a sympathetic envy every scrap I could get about the world of literature and the lives of literary people. It is something, even amidst t... ...ing in his brain. Nor, though I bragged perpetually of my shorthand, of my literature, of my indispensable share in Rawdon’s business, did Parload lay... ...sult simply from ignorance and want of thought and feeling. We needed more dramatic factors than these mental fogs, these mere atmo- spheric devils. W... ... 51 H. G . Wells open, contemplating a leap from the train. It was to be a dramatic leap, and then I would go storming back to her, denounce her, over... ... I first tore this note into minute innumerable pieces, and then dashed it dramatically all over the floor of my room—from which, to keep my mother fr...

...Excerpt: I saw a gray-haired man, a figure of hale age, sitting at a desk and writing: He seemed to be in a room in a tower, very high, so that through the tall window on his left one perceived only distances, a remote horizon of sea, a headland and that vague haze and glitter in the sunset that ma...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...t less than feather-weight, He smote the web like bolt of Fate. This muted drama, hour by hour, I watched amid a world in flower, Ere yet Autumnal thr... ...red; In whom the city over forest flowered, The forest wreathed the city’s drama-mart. XXVII There found he in new form that Dragon old, From tangled ...

....................................................................................................................................... 23 THE WILD ROSE AND THE SNOWDROP ............................................................................. 24 THE DEATH OF WINTER .......................................................................................................... ...

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

By: Stephen Crane

...nn sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file,... ...y 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. Neither the Pennsylvania ... ...s part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...lication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Copyright © 1998 Th... .... Shady persons in the audience revolted from the pic tured villainy of the drama. With untiring zeal they hissed vice and applauded virtue. Unmistak... ...uilding. “Dere she stands,” she cried, wheeling suddenly and point ing with dramatic finger. “Dere she stands! Lookut her! Ain’ she a dindy? An’ she ...

...d upon a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley. He was throwing stones at howling urchins from Devil?s Row who were circling madly about the heap and pelting at him. His infantile countenance was livid with fury. His small body was writhing in the delivery of great, crimson oaths. ?Run, Jimmie, run! Dey?ll get yehs,? screamed a retreating Rum Alley child. ?Naw,? respon...

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

... Ten Years Later– Volume One (The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Duma [Pere] is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...re Duma [Pere] is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kin... ... University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing... ... Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to ... ... of your majesty cannot prevent M. Fouquet from being surintendant-general.” “Well?” “That, in consequence of holding that post, he has for him all th...

...n the sun, already high in the heavens, was fast absorbing the dew from the ramparts of the castle of Blois a little cavalcade, composed of three men and two pages, re-entered the city by the bridge, without producing any other effect upon the passengers of the quay beyond a first movement of the hand to the head, as a salute, and a second movement of the tongue to express...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...sylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...xact scholar, or technical proficient at any time in either of the ancient literatures. But he freely read in Greek and Latin, as in various modern la... ...the sky;”—means are always there to stop them short of the sky. CHAPTER VI LITERATURE: THE ATHENAEUM Of all forms of public life, in the Talking Era, ... ... hand, the want of the living tones, swift looks and motions, and manifold dramatic accompaniments, tells heavily, more heavily than common. What can ... ...e full depth and har- mony of creative song. Curious, by the way, how that Dramatic Form of the old Greek, with only some superfi- cial changes, remai... ...ish, and the Epic barbarous, compared to this. But of the true and perfect Drama it may be said, as of even higher mysteries, Who is sufficient for th...

...Introduction: Near seven years ago, a short while before his death in 1844, John Sterling committed the care of his literary Character and printed Writings to two friends, Archdeacon Hare and myself. His estimate of the bequest was far from overweening; to few men could the small sum-total of his activities in this world seem more inconsiderable than, in tho...

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An Essay on Criticism

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

...Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, ... ...ny 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. Nei ther the Pennsylvania... ...s part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to mak... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim ...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...boards; lis- tens, with that black bushy head, to the sound of the world’s drama: shall the Mimetic become Real? Did ye hiss him, O men of Lyons? (Buz... ...made the walls of Paris didac- tic, suasive, with an ever fresh Periodical Literature, wherein he that ran might read: Placard Journals, Placard Lam-... ...en, as was said, Pit jumps on Stage, then is it verily, as in Herr Tieck’s Drama, a Verkehrte Welt, of World Topsyturvied! Having seen the Human Speci... ...oard simulacrum of that ‘Federation of the French People, ’ brought out as Drama: this of Nanci, we may say, though not played in any pasteboard Theat...

..................................................................................................................... 38 Chapter 2.1.VIII. Solemn League and Covenant. ...................................................................................................... 40 Chapter 2.1.IX. Symbolic. ..................................................................................

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