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The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet

By: George Bernard Shaw

...D SHAW A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...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... ... or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...ave been translated and performed in all European countries except Turkey, Greece, and Portugal. They have been performed extensively in America. Thre... ...try with a complete ignorance of art and history. Even when they have some culture, their livelihood is at the mercy of subscribers and committee men ...

...sorship would permit its performance, it might possibly help to set right-side-up the perverted conscience and re-invigorate the starved self-respect of our considerable class of loose-lived playgoers whose point of honor is to deride all official and conventional sermons....

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne Book the Second

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the Second T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second trans. Charles Cotton, ed. William ... ... Second trans. Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furn... ...erred the open- ing of it, saying, which afterwards turned to a proverb in Greece, “Business to-morrow.” A wise man may, I think, out of respect to an... ...y have consented to exchange these for the most beautiful creatures of all Greece; or that Alexander or Caesar ever wished to be deprived of the grand... ... us, O admirable Ulysses, come hither, thou greatest ornament and pride of Greece.”—Homer, Odysseus, xii. 184.] These philosophers said, that all the ... ...the most frequent, are, for the most part, men who have little care of the culture of the soul, but that look upon honour as the sum of all blessings,...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel de Montaigne, Book the Second translated by Charles Cotton, ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

...Contents CHAPTER I OF THE INCONSTANCY OF OUR ACTIONS ...................................................... 5 CHAPTER II OF DRUNKENNESS .............................................................................................. 14 CHAPTER II...

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The Longest Journey

By: E. M. Forster

...s Series Publication The Longest Journey by E.M. Forster 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...lower-supports mechanically, not in any im- pulse of love. He passed for a cultured man because he knew how to select, and he passed for an uncon- ven... ...tra with a sense of duty—these suggested her a little. She was not born in Greece, but came overseas to it—a dark, in- telligent princess. With all he... ...hristianity was the type best described as “cathedral.” “What a hole for a cultured woman! I don’t think it has blunted my sensations, though; I still... ... bold ‘no’ is at times the best. Take your stand upon classics and general culture.” Classics! A second in the Tripos. General culture. A smattering o... ...ntemplate its own bliss. United with refinement, such a type was common in Greece. It is not common today, and Ansell was surprised to find it in a fr...

...Excerpt: ?THE COW IS THERE,? said Ansell, lighting a match and holding it out over the carpet. No one spoke. He waited till the end of the match fell off. Then he said again, ?She is there, the cow. There, now.? ?You have not proved it,? said a voice. ?I have proved it to myself.? ?I have proved to myself that she isn?t,? said the voice. ?The cow is not t...

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The Perfect Wagnerite : A Commentary on the Ring of the Niblungs

By: George Bernard Shaw

...Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by George Bernard Shaw is a publica- tion 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... ...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... ..., for its builders’ sakes, of the age of Christian chivalry and faith; and Greece, for its sculptors’ sakes, of the Periclean age. These Holy Lands ar... ...is creations have been able to inspire in minds of ex- ceptional power and culture. More plausible was the line taken by those who admitted the falseh...

...ts ...................................................................................................................................... 12 The Ring of the Niblungs ............................................................................................................................................. 14 The Rhine Gold ....................................................

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The Divine Comedy Volume 1 Hell

By: Dante Aligheri

...he Inferno] by Dante Aligheri, trans Charles Eliot Norton 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... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ing that way, the cruel virgin saw a land in the middle of the fen without culture and bare of inhabitants. There, to avoid all human fellowship, she ... ... his cheek stretches his beard upon his dusky shoulders, was an augur when Greece was so emptied of males that they scarce re- mained for the cradles,...

...nts INTRODUCTION .................................................................................................................7 AIDS TO THE STUDY OF THE DIVINE COMEDY .......................................................... 14 HELL .............................................................................. 16 CANTO I. Dante, astray in a wood, reaches the foot of a...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...THE KALEVALA The Epic Poem of Finland T ranslated into English By John Martin Crawford 1888 1888 1888 ... ... P UBLICATION The Kalevala trans. John Martin Crawford 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... ... knows no master.” The Finnish deities, like the ancient gods of Italy and Greece, are generally represented in pairs, and all the gods are probably w... ...e wicked hostess of the dismal Sariola, he, like Atlas in the mythology of Greece, relinquishes the support of the heavens, thunders along the borders... ... Finnish Styx, like Charon, the son of Erebus and Nox, in the mythology of Greece. The second daughter of T uoni is Lowyatar, black and blind, and is ... ...ee, dear mother, For thy tender care and guidance, For my birth and for my culture, Nurtured by thy purest life blood! Gratitude to thee, dear brother...

...Preface: The following translation was undertaken from a desire to lay before the English-speaking people the full treasury of epical beauty, folklore, and mythology comprised in The Kalevala, the national epic of the Finns. A brief description of this peculiar people, and of their ethical, linguistic, social, and religious life, seems to be calle...

...INBOW ............................................................................................................................. 87 RUNE IX ORIGIN OF IRON.................................................................................................................................................... 92 RUNE X ILMARINEN FORGES THE SAMPO ...................................

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

... Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is f... ...ity. 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 i... ...e document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman , the Pennsylvania State University, Electroni... ... rolling round. Leaves of Grass –Whitman 204 2 Come Muse migrate from Greece and Ionia, Cross out please those immensely overpaid accounts, Tha... ... it not been, I would not now be here, as I am, With Egypt, India, Phenicia, Greece and Rome, With the Kelt, the Scandinavian, the Alb and the Saxon, ... ...nners in a long stretch’d game; The course of Time and nations—Egypt, India, Greece and Rome; The past entire, with all its heroes, histories, arts, e... ...Grass –Whitman 555 (Wrapt in these little potencies of progress, politics, culture, wealth, inventions, civilization,) Have lost my recognition of y...

...Excerpt: BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS. One?s-self I sing, a simple separate person, Yet utter the word Democratic, the word En-Masse. Of physiology from top to toe I sing, Not physiognomy alone nor brain alone is worthy for the Muse, I say the Form complete is worthier far, The Female equally with the Male I sing. Of Life immense in passion, pulse, and powe...

...Contents LEAVES OF GRASS.......................8 BOOK I. INSCRIPTIONS..................9 One?s-Self I Sing...................................9 As I Ponder?d in Silence.....................10 In Cabin?d Ships at Sea.......................11 T...

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The $30,000 Bequest : And Other Stories

By: Mark Twain

...st and Other Stories by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. 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 ... ...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... ...nition every time, which showed me that she had more presence of mind than culture, though I said nothing, The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories 34 o... ...tell a cow from a horse by the like process, the result of observation and culture. I should ex plain that I am speaking of legitimate verbs, those v... ...st iron program would not have lasted so long under such circumstances. In Greece he plainly betrays both fright and flight upon one occasion, but wit...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Lakeside was a pleasant little town of five or six thousand inhabitants, and a rather pretty one, too, as towns go in the Far West. It had church accommodations for thirty-five thousand, which is the way of the Far West and the South, where everybody is religio...

.... 134 EDWARD MILLS AND GEORGE BENTON: A TALE...................................................................................... 137 THE FIVE BOONS OF LIFE ................................................................................................................................ 143 THE FIRST WRITING-MACHINES ............................................................

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...h and the nectarine are said to have radiated from this austere stock when cultured, developed, and trans- ferred to all varieties of climate. Superst... ...able, that the whole ancient system of civi- lization, all the miracles of Greece and Rome, Persia and Egypt, moved by the machinery of races that wer... ...flictions of our human state that spring up as inevitably without separate culture and in defiance of all hostile culture, as verdure, as weeds, and a... ...rom the bosom of war itself. Gradu- ally the mere practice of war, and the culture of war though merely viewed as a rude trade of bloodshed, ripened i...

........................ 76 KATE?S PASSAGE OVER THE ANDES ................................................................................... 102 FLIGHT OF A TARTAR TRIBE.................................................................................................. 140 Volume Two ................................................................. 189 SYSTEM OF THE HEAVENS AS...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

... Classics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...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... ...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... ... journal of his youthful Continental travels. “Look here—here is all about Greece. Rhamnus, the ruins of Rhamnus—you are a great Grecian, now. I don’t... ...ing for Parnassus, the double- peaked Parnassus.’ All this volume is about Greece, you know,” Mr. Brooke wound up, rubbing his thumb transversely alon... ...’t often run in the female-line; or it runs underground like the rivers in Greece, you know—it comes out in the sons. Clever sons, clever moth- ers. I... ...again, without any special object, save the vague purpose of what he calls culture, preparation 73 George Eliot for he knows not what. He declines to... ...f medial evidence— any glimmering of these can only come from a scientific culture of which country practitioners have usually no more notion than the... ...aving off because they were “no good,” and observing that, after all, self-culture was the principal point; while in politics he would have been sympa...

...Excerpt: Prelude. Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little girl walkin...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...liot 1872 To my dear Husband, George Henry Lewes, in this nineteenth year of our blessed union. Contents Book I — Miss Brooke . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...arch 1 Book I Miss Brooke Prelude W ho that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiment... ... man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has ... ... journal of his youthful Continental travels. “Look here—here is all about Greece. Rhamnus, the ruins of Rhamnus— you are a great Grecian, now. I don’... ...ning for Parnassus, the double peaked Parnassus.’ All this volume is about Greece, you know,” Mr. Brooke wound up, rubbing his thumb transversely alon... ...’t often run in the female line; or it runs underground like the rivers in Greece, you know— it comes out in the sons. Clever sons, clever mothers. I ... ...ain, without any special object, save the vague pur pose of what he calls culture, preparation for he knows not what. He declines to choose a profess... ...f me dial evidence—any glimmering of these can only come from a scientific culture of which country practitioners have usually no more notion than the... ...aving off because they were “no good,” and observing that, after all, self culture was the principal point; while in politics he would have been sympa...

...Excerpt: Prelude; Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little girl walkin...

...Table of Contents: Book I ?Miss Brooke, 1 -- Prelude, 1 -- Chapter I., 3 -- Chapter II., 10 -- Chapter III., 16 -- Chapter IV., 25 -- Chapter V., 31 -- Chapter VI., 38 -- Chapter VII., 47 -- Chapter VIII., 51 -- Chapter IX., 55 -- ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume One

By: Edgar Allan Poe

... Volume One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume One is a publication of the Penn... ...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... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume One, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...g-place, no respectful shelter, where, with the delicacy due to genius and culture, be might secure aid, till, with return- ing health, he would resum... ... classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. Lo! in yon brilliant window-niche ...

Excerpt: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume One.

............................................................................................................................................... 14 DEATH OF EDGAR A. POE BY N. P. WILLIS........................................................................................................ 19 THE UNPARALLELED ADVENTURES OF ONE HANS PFAAL............................................

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope 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... ...ifferent instincts, different appetites, different morals, and a different culture. It is well for one man to say that slavery has caused the separati... ...ong political existence. The Greeks are commercially rich and active; but “Greece” and “Greek” are bywords now for all that is mean. Cuba is a colony,... ...y, nor ragged, nor rough. They have about them no signs of want, or of low culture. Many of us also know the appearance of those girls who work in the...

....................................................................................................................... 212 CHAPTER XV: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK ................................................................. 243 CHAPTER XVI: BOSTON..................................................................................................................

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... This publication of The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...rsity. 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... ... for the file as an electronic trans mission, in any way. The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , the Pennsylvania State University, J... ... such a growth has sprung Of rank and venom’d roots, as long would mock Slow culture’s toil. Where is good Lizio? where Manardi, Traversalo, and Carpi... ...e more of kindly strength is in the soil, So much doth evil seed and lack of culture Mar it the more, and make it run to wildness. These looks sometim... ... following, with the laws and me, To yield the shepherd room, pass’d o’er to Greece, From good intent producing evil fruit: Now knoweth he, how all th...

...Excerpt: CANTO I. In the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray Gone from the path direct: and e?en to tell It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, my dismay Re...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ion Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. 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... ...rs-off” and “breakers-up,” who had first wanted to effect a diver- sion in Greece and then in Warsaw but never wished to go where he was sent: Chichag... ...f Russia, or the balance of power in Europe, or a certain kind of European culture called “progress” appear to me to be good or bad, I must admit that... ...glance from under his brows. “Prince Theodore and all those. T o encourage culture and philanthropy is all very well of course. The aim is excellent b... ... states to the writers of general histories and the new his- tories of the culture of that period. The strangeness and absurdity of these replies aris...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...Grosvenor Osgood A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of Johnson by James Boswell, abridged and edited with an introduction by Ch... ...d edited with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furn... ...ty. This Portable Docu- ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...vitality and significance to everything about him. A part of education and culture is the exten- sion of one’s narrow range of living to include wider... ...by the news-papers.’ Sir Adam mentioned the orators, poets, and artists of Greece. Johnson. ‘Sir, I am talking of the mass of the people. We see even ... ...e; they shine with reflected light, with light borrowed from the ancients. Greece ap- pears to me to be the fountain of knowledge; Rome of elegance.’ ...

...Preface: In making this abridgement of Boswell?s Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell?s criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson?s opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing with matters which were of gr...

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The Noble Qur'An

By: Rev. J. M. Rodwell

.... Rev. J. M. Rodwell, Introduction by Rev. G. Margoliouth is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. 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 Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... .... The liter- ary compositions to which he had ever listened were the half- cultured, yet often wildly powerful rhapsodies of early Ara- bian minstrels... ...ime, study, and meditation, and pre- sumes a far greater degree of general culture than any ortho- dox Muslim will be disposed to admit. In close conn... ...the Koran the principle of Evil. See Sura [xci.] ii. 32, n. 15 The sea of Greece and the sea of Persia. But as no literal interpretation of the passa... ...uir thinks that it may refer to Suheib, son of Sinan, “the first fruits of Greece,” as Muhammad styled him, who, while yet a boy, had been carried off...

...Introduction: The Koran admittedly occupies an important position among the great religious books of the world. Though the youngest of the epoch-making works belonging to this class of literature, it yields to hardly any in the wonderful effect which it has produced on large masses of men. It has created an all but new ph...

...1 96 Thick Blood or Clots of Blood 2 74 The Enwrapped 3 73 The Enfolded 4 93 The Brightness 5 94 The Opening 6 113 The Daybreak 7 114 Men 8 1 Sura I. 9 109 Unbelievers 10 112 The Unity...

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