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Mudfog & Other Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... Mudfog and Other Sketches by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Documen... ...01 1291 is a Portable Document File pro duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, t... ...nd Other Sketches by Charles Dickens MUDFOG AND OTHER SKETCHES Contents: I. PUBLIC LIFE OF MR. TULRUMBLE ONCE MAYOR OF MUDFOG II. FULL REPORT OF TH... ...II. FAMILIAR EPISTLE FROM A PARENT TO A CHILD AGED TWO YEARS AND TWO MONTHS PUBLIC LIFE OF MR. TULRUMBLE: ONCE MAYOR OF MUDFOG M udfog is a pleasant ... ..., but they give you a very faint idea of Mudfog. There are a great many more public houses in Mudfog more than in Ratcliff High way and Limehouse p... ...his beautiful instrument to his boots, any Bank or public office clerk could transport himself from his place of residence to his place of business, a...

...Contents: I. PUBLIC LIFE OF MR. TULRUMBLE - ONCE MAYOR OF MUDFOG II. FULL REPORT OF THE FIRST MEETING OF THE MUDFOG ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF EVERYTHING III. FULL REPORT OF THE SECOND MEETING OF THE MUDFOG ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADV...

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Penn... ...01-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...ION TO GUY MANNERING. THE NOVEL OR ROMANCE of Waverley made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating p... ...is said that the Diary of this modern Astrologer will soon be given to the public. The fact, if truly reported, is one of those singular coinci- dence... ... the Cheviot hills, adjoin- ing to the English Border. The author gave the public some account of this remarkable person, in one of the early num- ber... ...sed to the care of Arthur Mervyn, Esq., of Mervyn Hall. Mac-Morlan, in the transports of his wrath, flung the power of attorney at the head of the inn... ...lways regarded as the greatest and happiest man on earth. Neither were his transports diminished upon a hasty exami- nation of the contents of these v... ...e face was blackened with powder, apparently because he was unable to bear transportation. He died in about half an hour after. On examining the corps... ...und reached Dinmont’s ears, but without dissipating the illusion which had transported him from this wretched apartment to the free air of his own gre...

...Excerpt: Introduction To Guy Mannering. The novel or romance of Waverley made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating popularity as to encourage the author to a second attempt. He looked about for a name and a subject; and the manner in which the novels were composed c...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

...agues Under the Sea by Jules Verne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne is a publication o... ...01-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...o men- tion rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of conti- nents, seafaring men were parti... ...nd Pacific Steam Navigation Company. But this extraordinary creature could transport itself from one place to another with surprising velocity; as, in... ...ion seemed buried, never to revive, when new facts were brought before the public. It was then no longer a scien- tific problem to be solved, but a re... ...uch was the last fact, which resulted in exciting once more the torrent of public opinion. From this moment all unlucky casualties which could not be ... ...er or no; we have got a captain who is pretty wide-awake.” Our luggage was transported to the deck of the frigate immediately. I hastened on board and... ... than scarcely de- fined shadows, when the Nautilus found herself suddenly transported into full light. I thought at first that the beacon had been li... ...and the Nautilus again plunged under the waves. So these millions had been transported to their ad- dress. To what point of the continent? Who was Cap...

...ious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the Governme...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...d Unpublished BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication ... ...18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...........................118 CHAPTER V I: AM INTRODUCED TO THE WARFARE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.......... 131 CHAPTER VIII: DUBLIN ............................. ...t use of them you see fit, be it little or much. It may so happen that the public demand will give you no opportunity for using them at all. I go on t... ...GLISH EDITION THE MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS which I propose to lay before the public in this body of selections are in part to be re- garded as a republi... ... and the other chief, weary of his savage life, had surrendered himself to transportation. It diffused general satisfaction throughout Ireland, that, ... ...carriages of this description were an available and a most useful means of transport. Cumbrous and unweildy they were, as we know by pictures; and the... ...pen, a tent was pitched on shore for my brother, and the chronometers were transported thither for the period of their stay. The island selected for t...

... FEMALE INFIDEL ...................................................................................118 CHAPTER V I: AM INTRODUCED TO THE WARFARE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL.......... 131 CHAPTER VIII: DUBLIN ........................................................................................................... 192 CHAPTER IX: FIRST REBELLION........................................

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My Dear Strunz: I Should Beungrateful If I Did Not Set

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ted by Clara Bell and James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Massimilla Doni by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and Jam... ...ssimilla Doni by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document fi... ...02-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...es have titles. And even at a time when the nobles of the aristocratic re- publics were all equal, the title of Prince was, in fact, given at Genoa to... ...s mooring-posts, while graceful masked figures and the magnates of the Re- public crowded up the steps kissed by the waters; when its halls and galler... ...dreads the jealousy which has ceased to exist. “For three zwanziger he can transport himself into the Council of T en, can wield there terrible power,... ...ower of art, can soar whither your immense love carries you, whither opium transports me. Then none can under- stand them but those who are like them....

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The Castle of Otranto

By: Horace Walpole

... The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document ... ...8201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish,... ...fects the execution of them might have, his work can only be laid before the public at present as a matter of entertainment. Even as such, some apolog... ...young La dies had brought the Princess Hippolita to herself, who amidst the transports of her own sorrow frequently de manded news of her lord, woul... ...ugh a cranny of the ruin above, shone directly on the lock they sought. “Oh! transport!” said Isabella; “here is the trap—door!” and, taking out the k... ...hom she had not seen since the death of their son. She would have flown in a transport mixed of joy and grief to his bosom, but he pushed her rudely T... ...ied, to impart something of conse quence to her. The Princess, who had been transported at hearing the voice of Theodore, as he called to her to come... ...ould inform me. Destitute and friendless, hopeless al most of attaining the transport of a parent’s embrace, I took the first opportunity of setting ...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...cqueville Translator – Henry Reeve A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocquev... ...ica, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document fi... ...01-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...tionary, but it will, ultimately, react because it has not the sanction of public opinion. If M. De T ocqueville could now search for a law that would... ...he unwritten law of the natural aversion of the races. He would find it in public opinion, which is the vital force in every law in a free government.... ...ies, and afterwards on the coast of South America, they thought themselves transported into those fabulous regions of which poets had sung. The sea sp... ...ies, and afterwards on the coast of South America, they thought themselves transported into those fabulous regions of which poets had sung. The sea sp... ...ow the children of these same Americans are the persons who, year by year, transport their dwellings into the wilds; and with their dwellings their ac... ...ic Institutions in Other Countries Besides America The Anglo-Americans, if transported into Europe, would be obliged to modify their laws – Distinctio...

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The Odyssey of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

...Homer Translated by Alexander Pope A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Odyssey of Homer trans. Alexander Pope is a publication ... ...01 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...aving been born near the river Meles in Boeotia, whither Critheis had been transported in order to save her reputation. “At this time,” continues our ... ... by this favourable reception, he declared that, if they would allow him a public maintenance, he would ren der their city most gloriouslv renowned. ... ... and which the naked manuscript could never reproduce. Not for the general public—they were accustomed to receive it with 15 Pope its rhapsodic deliv... ...ch a change was important at a time when poetry was the only known mode of publication (to use a modern phrase not altogether suitable, yet the neares... ...e; Assist him, Jove, thou regent of the skies!” He spoke. T elemachus with transport glows, Embraced the omen, and majestic rose (His royal hand the i... ...e bowl circles and the banquet warms; Though to his breast his spouse with transport flies, Torn from her breast, that hour, Ulysses dies. But hence r... ...man, half divine, The chief shall honour as some heavenly guest, And swift transport him to his place of rest, His vessels loaded with a plenteous sto...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

... of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, tr... ...ssions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document fi... ...02-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ... ‘Emile’. It is not easy in our day to realize the effect wrought upon the public mind by the advent of ‘La Nouvelle Heloise’. Julie and Saint-Preux b... ... joys and sorrows appealed irresistibly to every breast. Shortly after its publication began to flow that stream of tourists and travellers which tend... ...n, and readily give into the character of the personage whose life I read; transported by the recital of any extraordi- nary instance of fortitude or ... ...y my example. Both in the same bed, we embraced each other with convulsive transport; we were almost suffocated; and when our young hearts found suffi... ...it up, and having carefully covered our work with well—trodden earth, in a transport of hope and fear attended the hour of watering. After an interval... ...is sight was too much for our prudence, and we involuntarily expressed our transport by a shout of joy. The sudden exclamation made Mr. Lambercier tur...

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The C‘Sars

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THE CÆSARS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION THE CÆSARS By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsy... ...A 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...m such an edict as left him no hope of much longer escaping with impunity. Public vengeance was now awakened; the imperial troops were marching from e... ...rom the office of Pontifex Maximus, which he held at an early stage of his public career. This office, by letting him too much behind the curtain, and... ...in the heats of summer. It is probable, however, that men of high rank and public station may have introduced the practice by way of releasing corpo- ... ... His purpose, in making this preference, must have been with a view to the transport of luggage. The carriage which he generally used was a rheda, a s... ...ed at his guests, the elderly gentleman whirls out of the room in the same transport of emotion with which he entered it; the panic-struck visitors ar... ...ic is exhausted.” No sooner did the Goths hear of his approach, than, with transports of ferocious joy, they gave up the siege, and hurried to annihil... ...hed the ends proposed. In one in- stance, where a party of Franks had been transported into the Asiatic province of Pontus, as a column of defence aga...

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...rr Teufelsdrockh By Thomas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh b... ...sartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document fi... ...1- 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... .... Whereby, at least, our nautical Log- books can be better kept; and water-transport of all kinds has grown more commodious. Of Geology and Geognosy w... ...despair. Thus did the Editor see himself, for the while, shut out from all public utterance of these extraordinary Doctrines, and con- strained to rev... ... had never delivered any Course; perhaps never been incited thereto by any public furtherance or requisition. To all appearance, the enlightened Gover... ...igs up certain black stones from the bosom of the earth, and says to them, Transport me and this luggage at the rate of file-and-thirty miles an hour;... ...s, quick-changing; as if our Traveller, instead of limbs and highways, had transported himself by some wishing-carpet, or Fortunatus’ Hat. The whole, ... ...been struck, and sent flying? Oh, could I (with the Time-annihilating Hat) transport thee direct from the Beginnings, to the Endings, how were thy eye...

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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

...A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pen... ...-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...ay be alluded to in a volume which is a personal note in the margin of the public page. Not that I feel hurt in the least. The charge—if it amounted t... ...ntionality of form (which is an impropriety). I was told severely that the public would view with displeasure the informal character of my recollectio... ...the ship to the, I will not say short-lived, but ephemeral Franco-Canadian Transport Company. A death leaves some- thing behind, but there was never a... ... A Personal Record John ambulance classes, corresponded industriously with public bodies and members of Parliament on subjects touching the interests ... ...ending to establish a regular monthly line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. But, frankly, this sort of thing d... ...r to cross the Western Ocean was the absolute cause of the Franco-Canadian Transport Company’s failure to achieve even a single passage. It might have... ...aluable and useful to me, remained behind through unfortunate accidents of transportation. I call to mind, for instance, a specially awkward turn of t...

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A Modern Telemachus

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...n Telemachus By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Modern T elemachus by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of... ...01-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ... drove the tartane apart from her captor, for it also shattered the French transports and interfered with Berwick’ s Spanish campaign. The circumstanc... ...e seldom assumed till late in the day, when the toilette was often made in public. So Madame de Bourke’s hair was simply rolled out of her 15 Yo n g ... ... the suite of the Jacobite Comte de Bourke, he was only to be known to the public by his first name, which was not much harder to French lips than Max... ..., and saw, opposite to him, Madame de Bourke lying back in the corner in a transport of grief, one arm round her daughter, and her little son lying ac... ...f the Revolu- tion, this was by far the most convenient and secure mode of transport, especially in the south of France. It was very con- venient to t... ...vice, unless she would prefer waiting for the arrival of one of the French transports which were to take men and provisions to the army in Spain. This... ...oo faint or nauseated to be able to swallow such food as could survive the transport under such circumstances. Y et high-spirited little Estelle entre...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...e of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publica... ...-1291 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...ditated of the longer novels which belong to the period following upon the publication of the “Typhoon” volume of short stories. I don’t mean to say t... ... had thought myself to a standstill over the tangled-up affairs of the Re- public, I would, figuratively speaking, pack my bag, rush away from Sulaco ... ...sness of her saloon, whereas the Ganymede was fitted out mainly for cattle transport, and to be avoided by coastwise passengers. The humblest In- dian... ...s evacuation by the army of the king, had given him a Bible in Italian—the publication of the British and Foreign Bible Society, bound in a dark leath... ...table patience. “Lucia, Lucia di Lammermoor! I am passionate for music. It transports me. Ha! the divine—ha!—Mozart. Si! divine … What is it you were ... ...mstances, and the state of inland trade did not visibly require additional transport facili- ties; but the man seemed to find his account in it. A few... ... were no national ships except a couple of old merchant steam- ers used as transports. Captain Mitchell, feeling more and more in the thick of history...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...iam Makepeace Thackeray Volume Two A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Vanity Fair: Volume Two (Chapters Twenty-six through Fifty) by... ...wo (Chapters Twenty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document f... ...01-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...bout his affairs. They talked about them over their pints of beer at their public-house clubs to other clerks of a night. Y e gods, what do not attorn... ...uarters. He could hear the cheering from the ships in the river, where the transports were already taking in their cargoes preparatory to dropping dow... ... Amelia Invades the Low Countries THE REGIMENT WITH ITS OFFICERS was to be transported in ships provided by His Majesty’s government for the occasion:... ...g,” the officers waving their hats, and the crews hurrahing gallantly, the transports went down the river and pro- ceeded under convoy to Ostend. Mean... ...a was brought to life again as the packet made Ostend, by the sight of the transports con- veying her regiment, which entered the harbour almost at th... ...nd Ghent, thence to march to Brussels. Jos accompanied the la- dies in the public boats; the which all old travellers in Flanders must remember for th...

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Some Reminiscences

By: Joseph Conrad

...ome Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pe... ...-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ...ay be alluded to in a volume which is a personal note in the margin of the public page. Not that I feel hurt in the least. The charge—if it amounted t... ...ntionality of form (which is an impropriety). I was told severely that the public would view with displeasure the informal character of my recollec- t... ...ending to establish a regular monthly line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. But, frankly, this sort of thing d... ...r to cross the Western Ocean was the absolute cause of the Franco-Canadian Transport Company’s failure to achieve even a single passage. It might have... ...u- able and useful to me, remained behind through unfortunate accidents of transportation. I call to mind, for instance, a specially awkward turn of t... ...of 1863. This is a far cry back from the MS. of “Almayer’s Folly,” but the public record of these formative im- pressions is not the whim of an uneasy... ...he examination was over he imparted to me a few interesting details of the transport service in the time of the Crimean War. “The use of wire rigging ...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Balzac T ranslated by James Waring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Jam... ...enes from a Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document fi... ...02-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to ... ... Flora to Republican Rome, which she made her heir, and which paid off the public debt with her fortune! What would Horace be without Lydia, Tibullus ... ...dame de Serizy, to whom he owed the patronage of Mon- sieur Granville, the Public Prosecutor, and of the Comte Octave de Bauvan, a Minister of State, ... ...sked. “Eugenie,” replied Corentin, who bowed and withdrew. The Baron, in a transport of joy, left his business for the day, shut up his office, and we... ...he prison omnibus (known in London as “Black Maria”) in which convicts are transported to the hulks, instead of the horrible tumbril which formerly di...

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The Prelude of 1805 in Thirteen Books

By: William Wordsworth

... the presence of my eye. Hence by obeisance, my devotion hence, And hence my transport. 400 Nor should this, perchance, Pass unrecorded, that I still ... ...e, yea, in the wave itself And mighty depth of waters. Wonder not If such my transports were; for in all things 435 I saw one life, and felt that it w... ...his back with stormy joy, Caressing him again and yet again. And when in the public roads at eventide I sauntered, like a river murmuring 110 And talk... ...a swarm Of heady thoughts jostling each other, gawds And feast and dance and public revelry And sports and games—less pleasing in themselves 275 Than ... ...hath it been with me From time of earliest youth to walk alone 365 Along the public way, when, for the night Deserted, in its silence it assumes A cha... ...epose In comfort, I entreated that henceforth 490 He would not linger in the public ways, But ask for timely furtherance, and help Such as his state r... ...83 And phrases pleased me, chosen for delight, For pomp, or love. Oft in the public roads, Yet unfrequented, while the morning light 585 Was yellowing... ...ens, with their frame Imperial, and elaborate ornaments, Would to a child be transport over great, When but a half hour’s roam through such a place 16... ...ad, and by reason and by will 645 Acknowledging dependency sublime. Erelong, transported hence as in a dream, I found myself begirt with temporal shap...

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The Light That Failed

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ght That Failed by Rudyard Kipling A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of t... ...02-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of litera- ture, in English, t... ...wer of living alone,— a power that was of service to him when he went to a public school and the boys laughed at his clothes, which were poor in quali... ... Mrs. Jennett relaxed her tender care of him, but the average canings of a public school—Dick fell under punishment about three times a month— filled ... ...ith cut-paper ham-frills and turned him out, a bearded derision, among the public ways! Then she dropped her eyes: this was not the boy. ‘Don’t be stu... ...than over twenty generals slaving even to baldness at the gross details of transport and commissariat. He had met at Suakin a young man, sitting on th... ...f the Nilghai, and their talk was of war in the near future, the hiring of transports, and secret preparations among the dockyards. He did not wish to... ...desert, that if the news could be sent through the world, and the means of transport were quick enough, there would be one woman at least at each man’... .... Everybody spoke at once, discussing press cen- sorships, railway-routes, transport, water-supply, the capacities of generals,—these in language that...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...The World Set Free by H.G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Penn... ...18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of litera- ture, in English, t... ...iscussion and expectation in that more intelligent section of the educated publics of the various civilised countries which followed scientific devel-... ...- ness of energetic fractions, progress went on outside of and in spite of public activities, and legislation was the last crippling recognition of ne... ...e.’ That was the time of the attempted suppression of any criticism of the public judicature and the place was crowded with journalists who had ventur... ...ere were large developments of the engineer- ing arm, concerned with motor transport, motor-bicycle scouting, aviation, and the like. 40 The World Se... ...ch. All the barges and shipping upon the canals had been requisitioned for transport. In that clear, bright, warm weather, it would all have looked fr... ...orld Set Free speedily if entire depopulation was to be avoided, and their transportation and the revival of communications generally absorbed a certa...

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