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Cashel Byron's Profession

By: George Bernard Shaw

...ds to ob- tain an invitation to dinner, or oven a bow in public, from Miss Lydia Carew, its orphan mistress. This Miss Carew was a remarkable person. ... ... in railways and mines incomplete without land. So many other legacies had Lydia received from kinsfolk who hated poor relations, that she was now, in... ...g before she under- stood the English into which she translated them. When Lydia was in her twenty-first year her father’s health failed seriously. He... ...rnard Shaw asked her to make a translation of a long extract from Lessing. Lydia, in whom self-questionings as to the justice of her father’s yoke had... ...the note, and went back to his daughter, who was already busy at Lessing. “Lydia,” he said, with a certain hesitation, which she would have ascribed t... ...y yourself for an hour than that my book should be advanced. Far greater!” Lydia, after some consideration, put down her pen and said, “I shall not en... ...ing if your excursion is given up for it,” he said. “I prefer your going.” Lydia obeyed silently. An odd thought struck her that she might end the mat... ... rebellious thoughts, and made the translation in the evening. Thenceforth Lydia had a growing sense of the power she had unwittingly been acquiring d... ...nd out ultimately that he was right. He replied gravely: “That pleases me, Lydia, because I believe you. But such things are better left unsaid. They ...

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The Long Vacation

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...e girl, and, as my uncle says, she would make an ideal Mona, or Miranda.” “Lydia Schnetterling,” exclaimed Mr. Flight. “She is a very pretty girl with... ...o the priest about her, but I believe he could make nothing of her. Still, Lydia is a very nice girl— comes to church, and has not given up the Choral... ...ine. “Some German or foreign name, Schnetterling, and the school calls her Lydia.” At that moment the council was invaded, as it sat in Miss Mohun’s d... ...rs. Henderson, do you think I must be Mona?” “Have you any real objection, Lydia? Mr. Flight and all of them seem to wish it.” “Yes, and I can’t bear ... ...can’t bear not to oblige Mr. Flight, who has been so good, so good!” cried Lydia, with a foreign gesture, clasping her hands. “Indeed, perhaps my moth... ...ay; but—oh! I am afraid!” 84 The Long Vacation “Please tell me, my dear.” Lydia lowered her voice. “I must tell you, Mrs. Henderson, mother was a sin... ... “No, you need not fear, I have nothing to do with that.” “I don’t think,” Lydia whispered again, “that she cares for me as she used to do when I was ... ...Mohun’s; and though he is such a musician, it is quite as an amateur. But, Lydia, I do think that if you sing your 85 Yo n g e best, he may very like... ...em the bottles of spirits which had not been mixed. It was very hard. “Ah, Lydia, one sin leads no one knows where! Those little boys, think of their ...

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Citadel of Machaerus

By: Gustave Flaubert

...s of India, like the Nubians of the cataracts, or like the Bac- chantes of Lydia. She whirled about like a flower blown by the tempest. The jewels in ...

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Resurrection

By: Mrs. Louis Maude

...isoned in the fortress, and she is ill and innocent.” “What is her name?” “Lydia Shoustova. It’s in the note.” “All right; I’ll see what I can do,” sh... ...such as he had slept after a heavy loss at cards. 315 Tolstoy CHAPTER XXV LYDIA SHOUSTOVA’S HOME Nekhludoff awoke next morning feeling as if he had b... ...ent double, sat a young fellow with a slight, black beard and moustaches. “Lydia, Prince Nekhludoff!” he said. The pale girl jumped up, nervously push... ...ed me to intercede for?” Nekhludoff asked, with a smile. “Yes, I am,” said Lydia Shoustova, her broad, kind, child- like smile disclosing a row of bea... ...id Shoustova, blushing, and looking round uneasily. “Don’t speak about it, Lydia dear,” said her mother. “Why not? I should like to relate it,” said S... ...ore excited, and twisted and untwisted the lock of hair round her finger. “Lydia, dear, be calm,” the mother said, touching her shoulder. But Shoustov... ... taking a cigarette that lay on the table, he began to smoke. CHAPTER XXVI LYDIA’S AUNT “Yes, that solitary confinement is terrible for the young,” sa... ...p. But the young and innocent (they always first arrest the innocent, like Lydia), for them the first shock is ter- rible. It is not that they deprive... ...came in at the door through which her daughter had gone out, and said that Lydia was very much upset, and would not come in again. “And what has this ...

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The Georgics

By: Virgil

... grandsire backward told. Moreover, not Aegyptus, nor the realm Of boundless Lydia, no, nor Parthia’s hordes, Nor Median Hydaspes, to their king Do su...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...om Sangar’s mouth to crooked Meander’s fall, Where they of Phrygia, Mysia, Lydia dwelled, Bithynia’s towns, and Pontus’ cities all: But when the heart... ...seen the blessed spirit poured hath. LXXIV Pure nectar from that spring of Lydia than, And panaces divine therein he threw, The cunning leech to bathe... ...ked with his cry, and with that blow, 210 Pure nectar from that spring of Lydia than, 265 R Raymond drew forth the shaft, as much behoved, 174 “Rec...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...om Sangar’s mouth to crooked Meander’s fall, Where they of Phrygia, Mysia, Lydia dwelled, Bithynia’s towns, and Pontus’ cities all: But when the heart... ...seen the blessed spirit poured hath. LXXIV Pure nectar from that spring of Lydia than, And panaces divine therein he threw, The cunning leech to bathe...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second

By: William Carew Hazilitt

... very like selling him his own kingdom: “Tot Galatae, tot Pontus, tot Lydia, nummis.” [“So much for Galatia, so much for Pontus, so much for Lydi...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...ite that you first have the Lesser Asia, Caria, Lycia, Pamphilia, Cilicia, Lydia, Phrygia, Mysia, Bithynia, Carazia, Satalia, Samagaria, Castamena, Lu... ...dgel, the devil gulp him, if I should not eat her up quick, as Candaul the Lydian king did his wife, whom he ravened and devoured. You are very stout,... ...wife, of Iphis, Autolycus, Lycambe, Arachne, Paedra, Leda, Achius, King of Lydia, and many thousands more, who were chiefly angry and vexed at this di... ...s in India, Po in Italy, Hebrus in Thrace, Tagus in Spain, and Pactolus in Lydia. The small arches between the pillars were of the same pre- cious sto...

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The Aeneid of Virgil

By: Virgil

...ey are, their looks and garb confess, Their locks with oil perfum’d, their Lydian dress.) He takes the spoil, enjoys the princely dame; And I, rejecte... ...wn, Of ancient building, and of high renown, T orn from the Tuscans by the Lydian race, Who gave the name of Caere to the place, Once Agyllina call’d.... ..., With these foreboding words restrains their hate: ‘Y e brave in arms, ye Lydian blood, the flow’r Of Tuscan youth, and choice of all their pow’r, Wh... ...r of the two: by birth, On one side royal, one a son of earth, Whom to the Lydian king Licymnia bare, And sent her boasted bastard to the war (A privi... ...e war, Directing pointed arrows from afar, And death with poison arm’d in Lydia born, Where plenteous harvests the fat fields adorn; Where proud Pact...

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The Republic

By: Plato

...wer as is said to have been possessed by Gyges the ancestor of Croesus the Lydian. Ac cording to the tradition, Gyges was a shepherd in the ser vic... ...ng to the tradition, Gyges was a shepherd in the ser vice of the king of Lydia; there was a great storm, and an earthquake made an opening in the ea... ...ical, and can tell me. The harmonies which you mean are the mixed or tenor Lydian, and the full toned or bass Lydian, and such like. These then, I sa... ... which are the soft or drinking harmonies? The Ionian, he replied, and the Lydian; they are termed ‘relaxed.’ Well, and are these of any military use?...

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Magnum Bonum or Mother Careys Brood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...manly idiosyncrasies beyond her power to fathom. 379 Yonge But she was no Lydia Languish to need opposition as a stimu- lus. It rather gave her tende...

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