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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ssics Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...cs Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por- table 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... ...o whether she should say anything more or not. A feeling of great intimacy united the brother and sister, and the semicircular lines above their eyebr... ...ach any name to him. But in a second these heterogeneous elements were all united by the voice of Mr. Rodney, who suddenly strode up to the table, and... ...y down one of the narrow passages which lead through ancient courts to the river. Among the crowd of people in the big thor- oughfares Rodney seemed m... ...crossed the road, Rodney slapped his hand upon the stone parapet above the river and exclaimed: “I promise I won’t say another word about it, Katharin... ...o its couch of bracken beneath the stars of midnight, and visited the snow valleys of the moon. These fancies would have been in no way strange, since...

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Vittoria

By: George Meredith

... Classics Series Publication Vittoria by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...assics Series Publication Vittoria by George Meredith 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 University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... seas crossing the Deluge. Long arms of vapour stretch across the urn-like valleys, and gradually thickening and swelling upward, en- wrap the scored ... ...tnut, or more like the hazeledged sunset brown which lies upon our western rivers in the winter floods, when night begins to shadow them. The side-vie... ...ved intellects which admitted the possibility of a coming Kingdom of Italy united: the lunatics who preached of it he considered a sort of self-electe... ...nd read:— ‘Best Beloved,—Am I soon to be reminded bitterly that there is a river of steel between my heart and me? ‘Fail not in coming to-night. Your ... .... ‘Did he look on these mulberry trees?—did he look on these green-grassed valleys?—did he hear these falling waters?’ she asked herself, and closed h...

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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... ...LICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. 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... ... many quarters in England, in Ireland, in the British colonies, and in the United States, a series of letters expressing a far profounder interest in ... ...able.” This, from the nature of the ground, never happened. We crossed the river at Garrat, out of sight from the enemy’s position; and, on our return... ...ds are carried variously combined through the at- mosphere, or by means of rivers, by birds, by winds, by wa- ters, into remote countries. But the rea... ...ensible by Wordsworth of one grievous defect in the structure of the Welsh valleys; too generally they take the basin shape—the level area at their fo... ...triking effect from the op- posite form of the Cumberland and Westmoreland valleys, which almost universally present a flat area at the base of the su...

...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, expre...

...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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Sons of the Soil

By: Honoré de Balzac

...rescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a pu... ...cott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Sons of the Soil by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publi... ...l by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...rds it. Tall forests lying on the horizon, along vast slopes which skirt a river, command this rich valley, which is framed in the far distance by the... ... Morvan, fall into the pond, after adorning with their silvery ribbons the valleys of the park and the magnificent gardens around the chateau. The nam... ...s in Burgundy, not in Greece; Arcadia is at Les Aigues and nowhere else. A river, made by scores of brooklets, crosses the park at its lower level wit... ...ainted from designs by Boucher. Bath, table and love are therefore closely united. After the salon, which, I should tell you, my dear fellow, exhibits... ...uture of her husband’s son by marrying him to Rigou’s only daugh- ter. The united fortunes of the Soudrys and the ex-monk, which would come eventually...

Excerpt: Sons of the Soil by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

... (1915) (1915) (1915) A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...RIES PUBLICATION The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells 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... ...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... ... over precipices, I fell and fell with a floating swiftness towards remote valleys, I was assailed by eagles upon a peril- ous ledge that crumbled awa... ...through tree-stems and blue haze a twisted strand of bright whiteness, the river that joins the Rhone at Sion. It looped about and passed out of sight... ...thousand feet or so, in a clear, sweet air over the town of Sheerness. The river, with a string of battleships, was far away to the west of us, and th... ...If you are going for the handsome thing in life then the world has to be a united world, Benham, as a matter of course. That was settled when the rail... ...ries and creeds, and so on, that stand in the way. Just as Italy had to be united in spite of all the rotten little dukes and princes and republics, j...

Excerpt: The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells.

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The Whole History of Grandfathers Chair or True Stories from New England History, 1620-1808

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...y NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Whole History of Grandfather’s Chair or True Stories from New England H... ...RNE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Whole History of Grandfather’s Chair or True Stories from New England History, 1620 1808 ... ...m New England History, 1620 1808 by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ew England History, 1620 1808 by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... Grandfather; “but when Roger Wil liams travelled thither, over hills and valleys, and through the tangled woods, and across swamps and streams, it w... ...ut any regular gov ern ment. There were likewise settlers near Piscataqua River, in the region which is now called New Hampshire. Thus, at various po... ...habitants must all have felt like brethren. They were fitted to become one united People at a future period. Perhaps their feelings of brother hood w... ...Canada and Nova Scotia were colonies of French. On the banks of the Hudson River was a colony of Dutch, who had taken pos session of that region many... ... good old gentleman really seemed to suppose that the whole surface of the United States was not too broad a foundation to place the four legs of his ...

...Preface: In writing this ponderous tome, the author?s desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals in such a form and style that the young may make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensib...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...LICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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 University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...he Papal Christianization of those countries, and in the neighborhood of a river-system so awful, of a mountain-system so unheard-of in Europe, there ... ...ency to lawless and gigantesque ideals of adventur- ous life; under which, united with the duelling code of Eu- rope, many things would become trivial... ... dozen lions seen drink- ing through the twilight at the very same pond or river as himself. Nobody can have any wish to undervalue the ad- venturous ... ... a sentiment as pity, in the fact of both from so early an age having been united in the calamity of orphan- age,—go where they might, these young wom... ...so. But enough; the reader will understand that a year spent either in the valleys of Wales, or upon the streets of London, a wanderer, too often hous...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in havin...

...s MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. .......................................................... 4 EXPLANATORY NOTICES...................................................................................................

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The Village Rector

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Village Rector by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...r by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...ntly at Veronique as she returned to her seat from the altar where she had united herself with God,—a moment when she appeared to all the parish in he... ...ontinued to make her mother’s house, from which was a charming view of the river, the object of her walks. From the road leading to it could be seen t... ...al old and disused greenhouses. In front of the house a rapid slope to the river bank gave a view of the Vienne. The courtyard, which also sloped down... ...nked on one side by the valley of the Vienne, on the other by the charming valleys of La Marche, then by Auvergne, and bounded by the mountains of the... ...e, up to the present time, these upland plains have been sacrificed to the valleys; the govern- ment has chosen to give all its help to those regions ...

Excerpt: The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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Unknown to History : A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland By Charlotte M Yonge A Penn State Elec... ...Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland By Charlotte M Yonge A Penn State Electro... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Unknown To History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scottland by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication Unknown To History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scottland by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of... ...ders. Bridgefield House stood on the top of a steep slope lead- ing to the river Dun, with a high arched bridge and a mill below it. From the bridge p... ...s had stone walls separating it from the paddock, which sloped down to the river, and was a good deal broken by ivy-covered rocks. Adjoining the stabl... ...ently had gained a sufficient height to look over the country, marking the valleys whence still were rising “fra- grant clouds of dewy steam” under th... ...lready shown herself resolved to cancel the very irregular bonds which had united them,—a most easy matter for a member of her Church, since they had ... ...ne whose crust was elevated into the altar of Hymen, with their own selves united thereat, attended by numerous Cupids, made chiefly in paste and suga...

Excerpt: Unknown To History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scottland by Charlotte M Yonge.

........................................... 5 UNKNOWN TO HISTORY.............................................................................6 CHAPTER I THE LITTLE WAIF ............................................................................................................................. 6 CHAPTER II EVIL TIDINGS ............................................................

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...Moby Dick or The Whale HERMAN MELVILLE 1851 IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHO... ... 1 Loomings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2 The Carpet Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3 The... ...3 The Spouter Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 4 The Counterpane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 5 Br... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 42 The Whiteness of the Whale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 43 Hark! . . . . .... ...nged into it and was drowned. But that same image, we ourselves see in all rivers and oceans. It is the image of the ungraspable phantom of life; and ... ... the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bake... ...n something like this: “Grand Contested Election for the Presidency of the United States. “WHALING VOYAGE BY ONE ISHMAEL. “BLOODY BATTLE IN AFFGHANIST... ...d, which towers between them like a great mountain separating two lakes in valleys; this, of course, must wholly separate the impressions which each i... ...was always replenished with the most excellent of the wines of the Rhenish valleys, so the tun of the whale contains by far the most precious of all h...

...Excerpt: Etymology (SUPPLIED BY A LATE CONSUMPTIVE USHER TO A GRAMMAR SCHOOL.); The pale Usher --threadbare in coat, heart, body, and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations o...

...Table of Contents: Etymology, 1 -- Extracts, 3 -- 1 Loomings, 15 -- 2 The Carpet-Bag, 20 -- 3 The Spouter-Inn, 24 -- 4 The Counterpane, 36 -- 5 Breakfast, 40 -- 6 The Street, 42 -- 7 The Chapel, 45 -- 8 The Pulpit, 48 -- 9 The Serm...

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Summer

By: Edith Wharton

...onic Classics Series Publication Summer by Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is fur... ...c Classics Series Publication Summer by Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnis... ...y. This Por- table 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... ...bout North Dormer and its neighbours: Dormer, Hamblin, Creston and Creston River. She knew them all, mere lost clusters of houses in the folds of the ... ...desolate ridges: Dormer, where North Dor- mer went for its apples; Creston River, where there used to be a paper-mill, and its grey walls stood decayi... ...at he represented, or in sitting at home reading Bancroft’s History of the United States and the speeches of Daniel W ebster. Since the day when Chari... ...hem spoken of; but I’m told they have nothing to do with the people in the valleys—rather look down on them, in fact. I suppose they’re rough customer... ...red people up there. They seem to be quite outside the jurisdiction of the valleys. No school, no church—and no sheriff ever goes up to see what they’...

...Excerpt: A girl came out of lawyer Royall?s house, at the end of the one street of North Dormer, and stood on the doorstep. It was the beginning of a June afternoon. The springlike transparent sky shed a rain of silver sunshine on the roofs of the vi...

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Modeste Mignon

By: Honoré de Balzac

...n by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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 University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...mscribed by enclosing fortifications, and, in short, that the mouth of the river, the harbor, and the docks present a very different aspect from the f... ...leaving a margin of valley land more or less narrow between itself and the river, and containing in its cities, its ravines, its vales, its meadows, v... ...ignity and style, belonged to the Chalet, and separated, or if you prefer, united it to the villa Vilquin. Dumay consoled himself for the toils of bus... ...s (the domain yields a few chest- nuts) consists of two dismantled towers, united by a piece of wall covered by a fine ivy, and is taxed at twenty-two... ...probability dozes of Muses had already led you, rashly curious, into their valleys, and begged you to taste the fruits of their boarding-school Parnas...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...elville A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...s Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville 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... ...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... ...nged into it and was drowned. But that same image, we ourselves see in all rivers and oceans. It is the image of the ungraspable phan- tom of life; an... ... the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bake... ...n something like this: “Grand Contested Election for the Presidency of the United States. “Whaling V oyage by One Ismael. “Bloody Battle in Affghanist... ...d, which towers between them like a great mountain separating two lakes in valleys; this, of course, must wholly separate the im- pressions which each... ...was always replenished with the most excellent of the wines of the Rhenish valleys, so the tun of the whale contains by far the most precious of all h...

Excerpt: Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville.

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP , AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORY By Thomas Carlyle A PENN S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS ... ...TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle 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... ...th and strength of a man. Nature had as yet no name to him; he had not yet united under a name the infinite variety of sights, sounds, shapes and mo- ... ...ternatural. This green flowery rock-built earth, the trees, the mountains, rivers, many-sounding seas;—that great deep sea of azure that swims overhea... ...t is the Jotun Aegir, a very dangerous Jotun;—and now to this day , on our river T rent, as I learn, the Nottingham bargemen, when the River is in a c... ...to seek or see him: nine days and nine nights he rides through gloomy deep valleys, a labyrinth of gloom; ar- rives at the Bridge with its gold roof: ... ...ls over all! And then those three strokes you struck,— look at these three valleys; your three strokes made these!” Thor looked at his attendant Jotun...

...Excerpt: The text is taken from the printed ?Sterling Edition? of Carlyle?s Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications: The footnote (there is only one) has been embedded directly into text, in brackets, [thusly]....

...Contents LECTURES ON HEROES ............................................................................................................... 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM............................................... 38 LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE...

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a pu... ...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...ans hind forests of oak, and forming on their declivities other and lesser valleys full of dewy freshness. These rocky heights made a vast enclosure, ... ...ds, which seemed to issue from a horn, such as the peasants of the western valleys use to call their flocks, the commandant turned sharply round, as i... ...at forest of Menil-Broust, serve as a foil to the delightful aspect of the river-scenery. The narrow causeway is bordered on each side by ditches the ... ...ught out the transparent rose of the nos- trils and the double curve which united the nose with the upper lip; at other times a pale glint of sunshine... ...wn is separated from the mountains by a gorge, through which flows a small river called the Nancon. To the east, the view is the same as from the summ...

...Excerpt: An Ambuscade. Early in the year VIII., at the beginning of Vendemiaire, or, to conform to our own calendar, towards the close of September, 1799, a hundred or so of peasants and a large number of citizens, who had left Fougeres in the morning on th...

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Series Publication Guy Mannering 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... ...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... ...oyalist, and full of zeal for the cause of his sacred majesty, in which he united with the great Marquis of Montrose, and other truly zealous and hono... ...deeply and darkly, at the extreme angles of a curtain, or flat wall, which united them, and thus protecting the main entrance, that opened through a l... ...landscape showed a pleasing alternation of hill and dale, intersected by a river, 41 Sir Walter Scott which was in some places visible, and hidden in... ... rear their scathed heads to the sky-lakes, that, wind- ing up the shadowy valleys, lead at every turn to yet more romantic recesses-rocks which catch... ... oak grows, Beneath whose dark and branching bowers, Its tides a far-fam’d river pours, By nature’s beauties taught to please, Sweet T usculan of rura...

...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 subjec...

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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... ... by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby (1922 ed.) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...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... ...f a man of erudition in polite literature and cosmography, manage that the river Tagus shall be named in your story, and there you are at once with an... ... there you are at once with another famous annota- tion, setting forth—The river Tagus was so called after a King of Spain: it has its source in such ... ... if you should remain here any time, señor, you would hear these hills and valleys resounding with the laments of the rejected ones who pursue her. No... ...ll my plaint be told, And by a lifeless tongue in living words; Or in dark valleys or on lonely shores, Where neither foot of man nor sunbeam falls; O... ...a, thou hast conquered, for it is impossible to have the heart to deny the united force of so many truths.” Luscinda in her feebleness was on the poin...

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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 ... ...Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Third T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 18... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt i... ...gne, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...n form, according to the country; living and mortal; without birth, as the river Nile; genealogical and common; of succession and simili- tude; drawn ... ...untains, they cut them through, and made them even, and filled up pits and valleys with lime and stone to make them level. At the end of every day’s j... ... ought others to do? In fine, we must live amongst the living, and let the river run under the bridge without our care, or, at least, without our inte... ...d, they still close and stick to- gether, both moving and in heaps; as ill united bodies, that, shuffled together without order, find of themselves a ... ...- ments of the world. May God drive our divisions far from her. Entire and united, I think her sufficiently defended from all other violences. I give ...

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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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

...e in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...n King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) 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 i... ...le, 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... ...nd rode into many strange and wild countries, and through many wa ters and valleys, and evil was he lodged. And at the last A Connecticut Yankee in... ...and reared in Hartford, in the State of Connecticut — anyway, just over the river, in the country. So I am a Yankee of the Yankees — and practical; y... ...he end of an hour we saw a far away town sleeping in a valley by a wind ing river; and beyond it on a hill, a vast gray fortress, with towers and tu... ...and stature of the individual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and th... ...morn ing in the first freshness of autumn. From hilltops we saw fair green valleys lying spread out below, with streams wind ing through them, and ...

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...SARTOR RESARTUS: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh By Thomas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SE... ...lyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publicat... ...TRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...e and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... rock-bound from the distance, will unfold itself, when visited, into rare valleys. Nay, in any case, would Criticism erect not only finger-posts and ... ... to. For not this man and that man, but all men make up mankind, and their united tasks the task of mankind. How often have we seen some such adventur... ...re to hear some- thing noteworthy. Nay, perhaps to hear a whole series and river of the most memorable utterances; such as, when once thawed, he would... ...s own boot-maker, jeweller, and man-milli- ner; he bounds free through the valleys, with a perennial rain-proof court-suit on his body; wherein warmth... ...rom below; the little Kuhbach gushing kindly by, among beech-rows, through river after river, into the Donau, into the Black Sea, into the Atmosphere ...

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