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The Iliad of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

... WITH NO WITH NO WITH NO WITH NO WITH NOTES BY TES BY TES BY TES BY TES BY THE THE THE THE THE RE RE RE RE REV V V V V. . . . . THEODORE AL THEODORE A... ....A. .S.A. .S.A. .S.A. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore A... ....S.A. .S.A. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckl... ...otes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley, M. A., F . S. A. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ilty, and received the name of Melesigenes, from having been born near the river Meles, in Bœotia, whither Critheis had been transported in order to s... ...cellent music’ among them. Many of these, like those of the negroes in the United States, were extempo- raneous, and allusive to events passing around... ...n and raise us like the sound of a trumpet. They roll along as a plentiful river, always in motion, and always full; while we are borne away by a tide... ...Whom Hyrmin, here, and Myrsinus confine, And bounded there, where o’er the valleys rose The Olenian rock; and where Alisium flows; Beneath four chiefs... ...ide The warrior’s toils, and combat by his side. Who fair Zeleia’s wealthy valleys till, 66 Fast by the foot of Ida’s sacred hill, Or drink, Æsepus, o...

Excerpt: The Iliad of Homer, translated by Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley, M.A., F.S.A.

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

... Plutarch’s Lives – Volume Two trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...lutarch’s Lives – Volume Two trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania 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... ...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... ... parts of his body, and lost his horse, yet, nevertheless, swam across the river Rhone in his armor, with his breastplate and shield, bearing himself ... ...Spanish shore on his right hand, he landed a little above the mouth of the river Baetis, where it falls into the Atlantic sea, and gives the name to t... ...y cohorts. And when now all the cities on this side of the river Ebro also united their forces together under his command, his army grew great, for th... ...ermany, flying with their effects into the deepest and most densely wooded valleys. When he had burnt all the enemy’s country, and encouraged those wh... ...ly laid with solid masses of gravel. 458 V olume Two When he met with any valleys or deep watercourses crossing the line, he either caused them to be...

... ...................................................................................................................................... 31 COMPARISON OF SERTORIUS WITH EUMENES................................................................. 50 AGESILAUS ............................................................................................................................

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...CS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...bled and hastened. Well do I remember that half-mile of rivulet; all other rivers and cascades have their reference to it for me. And after I was elev... ...usty 32 The New Machiavelli cans, abandoned boots and the like, and was a river only when unusual rains filled it for a day or so with an inky flood ... ...ade me see and trace and see again the Roman Empire sweep up these winding valleys, and the coming of the first great Peace among the warring tribes o... ...o Republican and Democrat, for example, and you have the conditions in the United States. The Crown or a dethroned dynasty, the Estab- lished Church o... ...a broad spectacular effect of wide parks, diversified by woods and bracken valleys, and dappled with deer; of great smooth lawns shaded by ancient tre...

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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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The Sorrows of Young Werther

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...y Nathen Haskell Dole A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Na... ...kell Dole A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell... .... von Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell Dole is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- n... ...on Goethe, trans. R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell Dole is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nish... ...ersect each other with the most charming variety, and form the most lovely valleys. The garden is simple; and it is easy to perceive, even upon your f... ...onceived the possibility of such intense devotion, such ardent affections, united with so much purity. Do not blame me if I say that the recollection ... ...ow often in my wanderings from the hillside or from the meadows across the river, have I beheld this hunting-lodge, which now contains within it all t... ...hat point of rock! Then, that delightful chain of hills, and the exquisite valleys at their feet! Could I but wander and lose myself amongst them! I w... ...n in bygone days I gazed from these rocks upon yonder mountains across the river, and upon the green, flowery val- ley before me, and saw all nature b...

Excerpt: The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe, translated by R.D. Boylan, ed. Nathan Haskell Dole.

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles D... ... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dick... ... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free... ...ument file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his o... ...otel-advertisement is personally addressed to me, no hotel-room tapestried with great-coats and railway wrappers is set apart for me, no house of publ... ...on the whole, I should say, it was considered rather a distinction to have a complication of disorders, and to be in a worse way than the rest. From s... ...erers, all the rigging in the docks was shrill in the wind, and every little steamer coming and going across the Mersey was sharp in its blow- ing off... ... would not be the space of a pin’s point in all the streets and ways for the living to come out into. Not only that, but the vast armies of dead would... ...to collision? Thoughts, too, arise (the voice never silent all the while, but marvellously suggestive) of the gulf below; of the strange, unfruitful m...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

...ens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...on A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens 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 ... ...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... ...ea faring people from the coun tries to the North of the Rhine, the great river of Germany on the banks of which the best grapes grow to make the Ger... ...tended his power over the whole of England, and so the Seven Kingdoms were united into one. When England thus became one kingdom, ruled over by one Sa... ... King, that once, when the King held his court at Chester, and went on the river Dee to visit the monastery of St. John, the eight oars of his boat we... ...ut at any rate it is true that Fine Scholar could not hold out against his united brothers, and that he abandoned Mount St. Michael, and wandered abou... ...bove all this, Oliver found that the Vaudois, or Protestant people of the valleys of Lucerne, were insolently treated by the Catholic powers, and wer...

...Excerpt: If you look at a map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Irela...

...Contents CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS......................................................... 7 CHAPTER II ANCIENT ENGLAND UNDER THE EARLY SAXONS .................................. 18 CHAPTER III ENGLAND UNDER THE GOOD SAXON, ALFRED......................

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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...THE PIONEERS OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State... ...THE PIONEERS OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State El... ...James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by Jame... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper is a public... ...d it was necessary to transport the bag gage of the troops by means of the rivers—a devious but practicable route. One brigade ascended the Mohawk unt... ...eak with greater deference to geographical defi- nitions, of mountains and valleys. It is among these hills that the Delaware takes its rise; and flow... ...of this region the numerous sources of the Susquehanna meander through the valleys until, uniting their streams, they form one of the proudest rivers ... ...gh the valleys until, uniting their streams, they form one of the proudest rivers of the United States. The mountains are generally arable to the tops... ... until, uniting their streams, they form one of the proudest rivers of the United States. The mountains are generally arable to the tops, although ins...

Excerpt: The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper.

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...assics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells 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 Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...rst convention works out to this, that not only is every earthly mountain, river, plant, and beast in that parallel planet beyond Sirius also, but eve... ...23 H G Wells Down the mountain we shall go and down the passes, and as the valleys open the world will open, Utopia, where men and women are happy and... ...y night of the North and the blaze of the tropical midday, to follow great rivers, to taste loneliness in desert places, to traverse the gloom of trop... ...its of energy, the grand total of work upon which the social fabric of the United States or England rests, it would be found that a vastly preponderat... ...ers; I climbed three high moun- tain passes, and slept on moss in desolate valleys. I saw no human being for seven days. Then I came down through pine...

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Typee a Romance of the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...ille A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Typee: A Romance of the South Seas by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...e A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Typee: A Romance of the South Seas by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ...of eight brothers and sisters to the village of Lansingburg, on the Hudson River. There Herman remained until 1835, when he attended the Albany Classi... ...ur months, employed as a clerk. He joined the crew of the American frigate United States, which reached Boston, stopping on the way at one of the Peru... ...s—groves of cocoanut—coral reefs—tattooed chiefs—and bamboo temples; sunny valleys planted with bread-fruit-trees—carved canoes dancing on the flashin... ...nce along the shore, catching, as we proceeded, short glimpses of blooming valleys, deep glens, waterfalls, and waving groves hidden here and there by... ...urface. I remember upon one occasion plunging in among a par- cel of these river-nymphs, and counting vainly on my supe- rior strength, sought to drag...

Excerpt: A Romance of the South Seas by Herman Melville.

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...y H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION War and the Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publicatio... ...e Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...uture: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells 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... ... bloody storming of Mounts Podgora and Sabotino on the western side of the river above Goritzia, and simultaneously a crossing at Sagrado below Goritz... ...ugh which one could look down upon the blue trickles of water in the stony river bed far below. The driver of our automobile dis- played what seemed t... ...onzo to the Swiss frontier we are dealing with high mountains, cut by deep valleys be- tween which there is usually no practicable lateral commu- nica... ... that almost everywhere the Ital- ians are up to the head of the southward valleys and working over the crests so as to press down upon the Austrian v... ...war on that level might be as tedious as the South African war. But if the United States preferred to go into Mexican affairs with what I may perhaps ...

Excerpt: War and the Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells.

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The Lady of the Lake

By: William J. Rolfe

...tt, Bart. Edited with Notes by William J. Rolfe, A.M. Formerly Head Master of the High School, Cambridge, Mass. Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Cl... ... Bart. Edited with Notes by William J. Rolfe, A.M. Formerly Head Master of the High School, Cambridge, Mass. Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Class... ...ge, Mass. Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, ed. William J. Rolfe, A.M. is a p... ... Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, ed. William J. Rolfe, A.M. is a publicatio... ...the wheeling eddies boil, Jill from their foam his dazzled eyes Beheld the River Demon rise: 46 The Lady of the Lake The mountain mist took form and ... ...ound is thy slumber! Like the dew on the mountain, Like the foam on the river, Like the bubble on the fountain, Thou art gone, and forever! XVII... ...e of shine, I’ll wail for Alpine’s honored Pine! ‘What groans shall yonder valleys fill! What shrieks of grief shall rend yon hill! What tears of burn... ...their proscription, which had only the effect of rendering them still more united and desperate. It is a most extraordinary proof of the ardent and in... ...nd dancing; and therefore the Anglo-Saxon version of Saint Mark’s Gos- pel states Herodias to have vaulted or tumbled before King Herod. In Scotland t...

...Preface: When I first saw Mr. Osgood?s beautiful illustrated edition of The Lady of the Lake, I asked him to let me use some of the cuts in a cheaper annotated edition for school and household use; and the present volume is the result. The text of the poem has given me unexpected trouble. When...

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Bram Stoker's Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

... This publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... This publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...on the top of steep hills such as we see in old missals; sometimes we ran by rivers and streams which seemed from the wide stony margin on each side o... ... It takes a lot of water, and running strong, to sweep the outside edge of a river clear. At every station there were groups of people, some Chapter ... ...dark misti ness the gloom of the trees, oak, beech, and pine, though in the valleys which ran deep between the spurs of the hills, as we ascended thr... ...y. In the soft light the distant hills became melted, and the shadows in the valleys and gorges of velvety blackness. The mere beauty seemed to cheer ... ...uch so that Captain Donelson’s suspicions were aroused. But his superstition united with his canni ness played the Count’s game for him, and he ran w...

...Excerpt: Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through the streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible....

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Albert Savarus

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Albert Savarus by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ert Savarus by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...ery combination that the most exacting fancy can de- mand of mountains and rivers, lakes and rocks, brooks and pastures, trees and torrents. Here are ... ...anite cliffs, like plumes, de- serted but verdant reaches opening out, and valleys whose beauty seems the lovelier in the dreamy distance. As they pas... ...d their antagonism had no doubt had the result of tightening the bond that united them. Rodolphe was the natural son of a man of rank, who was carried... ...tance from Besancon. The town stands in a horseshoe cir- cumscribed by the river Doubs. Thus, to restore an aqueduct in order to drink the same water ... ...ills joined by a strong wall, to protect from inunda- tion the two lateral valleys opening into the valley of Rouxey, to the right and left at the foo...

...Excerpt: One of the few drawing-rooms where, under the Restoration, the Archbishop of Besancon was sometimes to be seen, was that of the Baronne de Watteville, to whom he was particularly attached on account of her religious sentiments. A...

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A Legend of Montrose

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ... Publication A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott 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... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ancestor, the Laird of Buchanan, and Lord Drummond, about sweeping certain valleys with their followers, on a fixed time and ren- dezvous, and “taking... ... ac- quaintance.” His evening promenade was on the bleaching- green by the river-side, where he was sometimes to be seen 20 Sir Walter Scott on an op... ...have thrown herself over one of the numerous precipices which overhang the river, or into a deep lake about a mile from the castle. Her loss was the m... ...our own honour—temperate, firm, and 83 Sir Walter Scott manly, to keep us united. Such is the man that must com- mand us. Are you prepared, Thane of ... ...t become a soldier; and hundreds of the inhabitants of these unfortu- nate valleys had now no means of maintenance, save by ex- ercising upon others t...

...Excerpt: I. Introduction to a legend of Montrose. The Legend of Montrose was written chiefly with a view to place before the reader the melancholy fate of John Lord Kilpont, eldest son of William Earl of Airth and Menteith, and the singular circumstances attendi...

...Contents I. INTRODUCTION TO A LEGEND OF MONTROSE. .............................................................. 4 II. INTRODUCTION (Supplement). ............................................................................................. 16 III. A LEGEND OF MO...

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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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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...A Journey to the Interior of the Earth By Jules Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publica... ...A Journey to the Interior of the Earth By Jules Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicatio... ...es Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...nn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Journey to the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...bly injure a specimen by his too great ardour in handling it; but still he united the genius of a true geolo- gist with the keen eye of the mineralogi... ...r, and surefooted. He never makes a false step, never shies. If there is a river or fiord to cross (and we shall meet with many) you will see him plun... ...hamlet of Alftanes, one mile beyond. That evening, after having forded two rivers full of trout and pike, called Alfa and Heta, we were obliged to spe... ...emed as if one of Helbesmer’s raised maps lay at my feet. I could see deep valleys intersecting each other in every direction, precipices like low wal... ...e to the light of the sun by rending asunder the huge arches of rock which united over my head, buttressing each other with impregnable strength? Who ...

...Excerpt: While the translation is fairly literal, and Malleson (a clergyman) has taken pains with the scientific portions of the work and added the chapter headings, he has made some emendations concerning Biblical references of his own, li...

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Seraphita

By: Honoré de Balzac

...a by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...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... ... upper end by a vast gneiss forma- tion crowned with forests, down which a river plunges in cascades, becomes a torrent when the snows are melting, sp... ... where it joins the declivities of the Sieg and forms a series of terraced valleys, the chilly temperature of which allows no growth but that of shrub... ...gdahlen,— a word which may be held to mean “the shedding of the Sieg,”—the river itself receiving that name. The curving shore opposite to the face of... ...s of nature are levelled beneath successive sheets of snow, and crests and valleys are alike mere folds of the vast mantle flung by winter across a la... ...ay. I love both you and Minna, believe me. To me you two are as one being. United thus you can be my brother or, if you will, my sister. Marry her; le...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY VOLUME 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER ... ... 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR ... ...OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR OF ... ...ORD WORDSWORTH. 1914. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One is a public... ...n-isles begem, With lightsome clouds and shining seas between, And fertile valleys resonant with bliss, Whilst green woods overcanopy the wave, ... ...wings Speeded like thought upon the light of Heaven. The Body and the Soul united then, _615 A gentle start convulse... ...fled, like foam _345 Down the steep cataract of a wintry river; Now pausing on the edge of the riven wave; Now leaving far behind th... .... Daylight shone _370 At length upon that gloomy river’s flow; Now, where the fiercest war among the waves Is calm, on the u... ...auty . The chalk hills break into cliffs that overhang the Thames, or form valleys clothed with beech; the wilder portion of the country is rendered b...

Excerpt: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One.

.................................. 7 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY TO FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, 1839. ......................... 16 POSTSCRIPT IN SECOND EDITION OF 1839. ........................................................................ 21 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY. TO THE VOLUME OF POSTHUMOUS POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1824...................................................................

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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...

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

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