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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free 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... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ar, transit, lighting, building, and every sort of manufacture, even agri- culture, every material human concern—’ Then Holsten stopped short. Lawson ... ...y and then had a pedestrian tour from Genoa to Rome, crossed in the air to Greece and Egypt, and came back over the Balkans and Germany. His family fo... ...at cast the smallest of shadows upon his delighted departure for Italy and Greece and Egypt with three congenial companions in one of the new atomic m... ...e speck of a life was so manifestly overwhelmed— this and its yesterday in Greece and Rome and Egypt were noth- ing, the mere first dust swirls of the...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Third

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Third T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt i... ...taigne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...at would, for money thereby to gain his living: and Solon was the first in Greece, ’tis said, who by his laws gave liberty to women, at the expense of... ...oaths and promises.”—Catullus, lxiv. 147.] And Thrasonides, a young man of Greece, was so in love with his passion that, having, gained a mistress’s c... ...ed the good seeds that nature had there produced; mixing not only with the culture of land and the ornament of cities, the arts of this part of the wo... ...gnificence, upon the account of which I engaged in this discourse, neither Greece, Rome, nor Egypt, whether for utility, difficulty, or state, can com... ...he earth, hate this inhuman wisdom, that will have us despise and hate all culture of the body; I look upon it as an equal injustice to loath natural ...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

...Contents CHAPTER I OF PROFIT AND HONESTY................................................................................... 4 CHAPTER II OF REPENTANCE ................................................................................................

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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... ...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... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...the nobler benefits of wealth, with extra means of health, of intellectual culture, and of elegant enjoyment, on the other hand, we knew nothing of it... ...ous, race of ancient days, the Pelasgi, that overspread, in early times of Greece, the total Mediterranean,—a race distinguished for beauty and for in... ... world—how much more so, therefore, by comparison with any race in ancient Greece, inevitably rendered effeminate by dependence too generally upon sla... ...e, the Cyclopean race diffused over the Mediterranean in the elder ages of Greece, and certain tribes amongst the Alps, known to Evelyn in his youth (... ... The school which professes to teach grammatica, professes, therefore, the culture of lit- erature in the widest and most liberal extent, and is oppos... ...dioms, and verbal peculiarities belonging to the primitive ages of Ro- man culture were to be found still lingering in the old Ro- man settlements, bo...

...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, expressly to di...

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

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...The Marble Faun or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne In Two Volumes Volume Two A Penn State... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni: Volume Two by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pe... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any pur- pose, and in... ...ric. It was the same noble breed of men, of Asiatic birth, that settled in Greece; the same happy and poetic kindred who dwelt in Arcadia, and— whethe... ... egar. Yet all these vineyard scenes, and the processes connected with the culture of the grape, had a flavor of poetry about them. The toil that prod... ...rs of ripening grapes in the interval between. Under such careless mode of culture, the luxuriant vine is a lovelier spectacle than where it produces ... ...answered Hilda. “But what have I done that a girl of New England birth and culture, with the right sense that her mother taught her, and the conscienc...

...Excerpt: The tower among the Apennines It was in June that the sculptor, Kenyon, arrived on horse back at the gate of an ancient country house (which, from some of its features, might 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 endeavo...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the First T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William ... ... First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... of the Emperor Leo, which prophesied all the emperors and patri- archs of Greece. This I have been an eyewitness of, that in public confusions, men a... ...to use by the legislator Charondas; and that, before his time, the laws of Greece punished those with death who fled from a battle; whereas he ordaine... ... so admirable effects. They used to go, it is said, to the other cities of Greece, to inquire out rhetoricians, painters, and musicians; but to Laceda... ...is not to be blamed if he did not reap fruits answerable to so exquisite a culture. Of this, two things were the cause: first, a sterile and improper ... ...of ours, in several fruits wherein those countries abound with- out art or culture. Neither is it reasonable that art should gain the pre-eminence of ...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

............................................................................................................................................. 6 THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE ...................................................................................................................................... 9 THE LETTERS OF MONTAIGNE .....................................................

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...omas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...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... ...cument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle, the Pennsylvania State University, Elec... ...h I was wont to carry to his seat a well-thumbed duodecimo, the History of Greece by Oliver Goldsmith. I remember the mental agonies I endured in atte... ..., he, if reduced to choose from them, would choose Cambridge as a place of culture for the young idea. So that, in these bad circumstances, Ster- ling... ...r can display on the stage; but I have no doubt that, by practice and self-culture, 47 Thomas Carlyle she will be a far finer actress at least than a... ... Sterling’s habit. It is expected in this Nineteenth Century that a man of culture shall under- stand and worship Art: among the windy gospels address...

...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 i...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Muse of the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication... ...f the Department by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring 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... ... Baudraye added several plots to his vineyards, and devoted himself to the culture of the vine. The Restoration seemed to him at first so insecure tha... ...nation, the commonplace of second-rate ideas, in- difference to dress, the culture of vulgar people, swamp the sublimer essence hidden in the youthful... ... organiz- ing it on a better footing. In the eyes of the great families of Greece and Rome, Socrates and Jesus were criminals; to those ancient aristo...

Excerpt: The Muse of the Department by Honore de Balzac, translated by James Waring.

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Twilight in Italy

By: D. H. Lawrence

...s Series Publication Twilight in Italy by D. H. Lawrence 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... lake. They are very cold and fragrant, and their scent seems to belong to Greece, to the Bacchae. They are real flowers of the past. They seem to be ... ...- light. The old matting and boards, the old disused imple- ments of lemon culture made shadows in the deserted place. Then there would come the call ...

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The Prelude Or, Growth of a Poets Mind

By: William Wordsworth

...ESIDENCE IN LONDON . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 BOOK EIGHTH RETROSPECT—LOVE OF NATURE LEADING TO LOVE OF MAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... . . . 213 ADVERTISEMENT T he following Poem was commenced in the beginning of the year 1799, and completed in the summer of 1805. The design and occ... ... the year 1799, and completed in the summer of 1805. The design and occasion of the work are described by the Author in his Preface to the Excursion, ... ...Almost as silent as the turf they trod. Nor less, when spring had warmed the cultured Vale, Moved we as plunderers where the mother bird Had in high p... ...ure and record. ’Tis true, the history of our native land— 620 With those of Greece compared and popular Rome, And in our high wrought modern narrativ... ...pression worse than death 195 Salutes the being at his birth, where grace Of culture hath been utterly unknown, And poverty and labour in excess From ...

...Excerpt: Several years ago, when the Author retired to his native mountains with the hope of being enabled to construct a literary work that might live, it was a reasonable thing that he should take a review of his own mind, and examine how far Nature and Education had qualified him for such an employment. ?As sub...

...Table of Contents: ADVERTISEMENT, ii -- BOOK FIRST INTRODUCTION?CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOL-TIME 1 -- BOOK SECOND SCHOOL-TIME (continued), 19 -- BOOK THIRD RESIDENCE AT CAMBRIDGE, 33 -- BOOK FOURTH SUMMER VACATION, 51 -- BOOK FIFTH BOOKS,...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lily of the Valley by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a ... ...y by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ... the Rhetoriere, move me more than the sacred names of the Holy Land or of Greece? “Who loves, knows!” cried La Fontaine. Those names possess the tali... ..., and industri- ous man, who saw the advantages of the new system of agri- culture, was ready to take a lease on it. The Cassine and the Rhetoriere ne... ...tation was constant. Perhaps the care of his farms, the interests of agri- culture, an active out-door life had formerly soothed his atrabilious tempe... ...ll uneasy. That pretty plant, whose bloom had lately rewarded the mother’s culture, was now frail and pallid and anemic. The countess, worn-out by Jac...

...Excerpt: ENVOI. Felix de Vandenesse to Madame la Comtesse Natalie de Manerville: I yield to your wishes. It is the privilege of the women whom we love more than they love us to make the men who love them ignore the ordinary rules of common-sense. To smooth the frown upon their brow, to soften the pout upon their lips, what obstacles we miraculously...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...wn as afternoon tea. There are circum stances in which, whether you partake of the tea or not—some people of course never do—the situation is in itse... ... history offered an admirable setting to an innocent pastime. The implements of the little feast had been disposed upon the lawn of an old English cou... ...wn of an old English country house, in what I should call the perfect middle of a splendid summer afternoon. Part of the afternoon had waned, but much... ...ry justly said, after you had read the Interviewer you had lost all faith in culture. Her tendency, with this, was rather to keep the Interviewer out ... ...ne, which at times, in its strained deliberation, suggested a person of high culture speaking a foreign language. Ralph Touchett subsequently learned ... ...rmless paradox, intended to puzzle her? or was it the last refinement of high culture? She trusted she should learn in time; it would be very interesti... ...wo ladies accordingly embarked on this expedition, and spent three months in Greece, in Turkey, in Egypt. Isabel found much to interest her in these c... ...ese emotions had remained. She came back by the last of March from Egypt and Greece and made another stay in Rome. A few days after her arrival Gilber... ...or amusement). Isabel had kept her sentiments to herself, and her journey to Greece and Egypt had effectually thrown dust in her companion’s eyes. Mad...

...ew hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. There are circumstances in which, whether you partake of the tea or not--some people of course never do--the situation is in itself delightful. Those that I have in mind in beginning to unfold this simple history offered an admirable setting to an innocent pastime. The implement...

...Table of Contents: CHAPTER 1, 1 -- CHAPTER 2, 10 -- CHAPTER 3, 15 -- CHAPTER 4, 22 -- CHAPTER 5, 28 -- CHAPTER 6, 38 -- CHAPTER 7, 46 -- CHAPTER 8, 54 -- CHAPTER 9, 60 -- CHAPTER 10, 66 -- CHAPTER 11, 77 -- CHAPTER 12, 83 -- CHAPTE...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...ENN S TAT E ELE C T R O N IC CLAS SIC S SERIES PUBLICA TIO N The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...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... ...nt or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Cla... ... justly said, after you had read the Interviewer you had lost all faith in culture. Her tendency, with this, was rather to keep the Interviewer out of... ...which at times, in its strained deliberation, sug- gested a person of high culture speaking a foreign lan- guage. Ralph Touchett subsequently learned ... ...ess paradox, intended to puzzle her? or was it the last refinement of high culture? She trusted she should learn in time; it would be very interesting... ... ladies accordingly embarked on this expedition, and spent three months in Greece, in Turkey, in Egypt. Isabel found much to interest her in these cou... ...emo- tions had remained. She came back by the last of March from Egypt and Greece and made another stay in Rome. A few days after her arrival Gilbert ... ... amusement). Isabel had kept her sentiments to herself, and her journey to Greece and Egypt had effectually thrown dust in her companion’s eyes. Ma- d...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...ge Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...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... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith, the Pennsylvania State University, E... ... sung, Regeneration to the young, Reverberation of the truth, And virtuous culture unto youth! Youth! in whose season let abound All flowers and fruit... ...d mortals worship, hear me! for indeed It was our oath to aid the cause of Greece, Not unespoused by Gods, and most of all By thee, if gentle currents... ...point at Wisdom fixed on lofty skies, As mid barbarian hordes a sculptured Greece: She falls. T o live and shine, she grows her fleece, Is shorn, and... ...n erewhile when I gloried in the page Of radiant singer and anointed sage. Greece was my lamp: burnt out for lack of oil; Rome, Python Rome, prey of ...

Excerpt: The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith.

........................... 23 THE WILD ROSE AND THE SNOWDROP ............................................................................. 24 THE DEATH OF WINTER .......................................................................................................... 25 SONG .......................................................................................................

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Tess of the Durbervilles

By: Thomas Hardy

...Tess of the d’Urbervilles THOMAS HARDY 1891 Based on the Wessex Edition of 1912 Contents Phase the First — The Maiden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... Maiden 1 Phase the First — The Maiden I O n an evening in the latter part of May a middle aged man was walking home ward from Shaston to the village... ...f May a middle aged man was walking home ward from Shaston to the village of Marlott, in the adjoining Vale of Blake more or Blackmoor. The pair of ... ...e had casually mentioned some thing to her about pastoral life in ancient Greece. She was gathering the buds called ‘lords and ladies’ from the bank ... ...oment of irritation, that it might have resulted far better for mankind if Greece had been the source of the religion of modern civilization, and not ... ...ner of the drawing room young man. A prig would have said that he had lost culture, and a prude that he had become coarse. Such was the contagion of d... ... even the unconscious instincts of human nature; but up to the present day culture, as far as he could see, might be said to have affected only the me...

...Excerpt: Phase the First; The Maiden -- I -- On an evening in the latter part of May a middle-aged man was walking homeward from Shaston to the village of Marlott, in the adjoining Vale of Blakemore or Blackmoor. The pair of legs that carried him were rickety, and there was a bias in his gait which inc...

...Table of Contents: Phase the First ? The Maiden, 1 -- I, 1 -- II, 5 -- III, 10 -- IV, 16 -- V, 24 -- VI, 32 -- VII, 36 -- VIII, 39 -- IX, 43 -- X, 48 -- XI, 55 -- Phase the Second? Maiden No More, 61 -- XII, 61 -- XIII, 68 -- XIV, ...

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The Village Rector

By: Honoré de Balzac

...r by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ling. From the formless fetichism of savages to the graceful inventions of Greece, or the profound and metaphysical doctrines of Egypt and In- dia, wh... ...ong will that condition last? For a certain length of time the magnificent culture which you are about to introduce will, let us hope, belong to only ... ... have a monopoly of milk in Paris, for her climate, happily, forbids grape culture. We shall soon see a curious phenomenon in the progressive rise in ...

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The Octopus a Story of California

By: Frank Norris

...on enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...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... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris, the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ... younger women was easily to be found—not the refinement of education, nor culture, but the natural, intuitive refinement of the woman, not as yet def... ...ith a mission; now a female elocutionist, whose forte was Byron’s Songs of Greece; now a high caste Chinaman; now a miniature painter; now a tenor, a ... ...cution- ist in cheese-cloth toga and tin bracelets, rendered “The Isles of Greece, where burning Sappho loved and sung.” The Chinaman, in the robes of... ...exploited by clubs of women, by literary soci- eties, reading circles, and culture organisations. The at- tention the Fake received, the time devoted ... ...ed, was to them a veritable rapture. Promptly they invested the apostle of culture with the glamour of a martyr. The fakirs worked the community as sh...

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The Prelude of 1805 in Thirteen Books

By: William Wordsworth

...don . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Book Eighth Retrospect: Love of Nature Leading to Love of Mankind . 126 Book Ninth Residence in France... ...Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228 ii The Prelude of 1805 Book First Introduction: Childhood and School time OH, there is ... ...clouds And from the sky; it beats against my cheek, And seems half conscious of the joy it gives. O welcome messenger! O welcome friend! 5 A captive g... ...cture and record. 775 ’Tis true the history of my native land, With those of Greece compared and popular Rome— Events not lovely nor magnanimous, But ... ...pression worse than death Salutes the being at his birth, where grace 195 Of culture hath been utterly unknown, And labour in excess and poverty From ...

...ing in this gentle breeze, That blows from the green fields and from the clouds And from the sky; it beats against my cheek, And seems half conscious of the joy it gives. O welcome messenger! O welcome friend! A captive greets thee, coming from a house Of bondage, from yon city?s walls set free, A prison where he hath been long immured. Now I am free, enfranchised and at l...

...Table of Contents: Book First Introduction: Childhood and School-time, 1 -- Book Second Childhood and School-time (Continued), 20 -- Book Third Residence at Cambridge, 34 -- Book Fourth Summer Vacation, 53 -- Book Fifth Books, 67 -...

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Somerset Maugham

...es Publication The Moon and Sixpence by Somerset Maugham 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...e that there was in that genteel Bohemia an 13 Somerset Maugham intensive culture of chastity , but I do not remem- ber so crude a promiscuity as see... ... through his dreams. Did he dream of the nymph flying through the woods of Greece with the satyr in hot pursuit? She fled, swift of foot and desper- a...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...own courts of justice. It cannot be doubted that the *This was the case in Greece, when Philip undertook to ex- ecute the decree of the Amphictyons; i... ...natural principle, it always presupposes the existence of a high degree of culture and enlightenment in society.* At the first glance it may be imagin... ...respecting their slaves. The most profound and capacious minds of Rome and Greece were never able to reach the idea, at once so general and so 500 De... ...s degree, amongst all democratic nations. Nothing is more necessary to the culture of the higher sci- ences, or of the more elevated departments of sc... ...the midst of a democracy, not unprepared by ancient traditions and present culture to partake in the pleasures of the mind. Ranks are there inter- min... ...er say that it was by the luxuries of Rome and the Epicurean philosophy of Greece. If their social con- dition, their present circumstances, and their...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential t...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby 1922 edition of Ormsby’s translation A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication... ...ote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby (1922 ed.) 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... ...ut in the main, apart from his craze, he is little more than a thoughtful, cultured gentleman, with instinctive good taste and a great deal of shrewdn... ... shall endure, And thy sage author stand without a peer. DON BELIANIS OF GREECE To Don Quixote of la Mancha SONNET In slashing, hewing, cleaving, w... ...” said the curate. “This that comes next,” said the barber, “is ‘Amadis of Greece,’ and, indeed, I believe all those on this side are of the same Amad... ... have seen and heard and talked with the invincible knight Don Belianis of Greece. This, then, sirs, is to be a knight-errant, and what I have spoken ... ... his sim- plicity into the abyss of his ignorance; and where he showed his culture and his memory to the greatest advantage was in dragging in proverb...

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