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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr¨ ockh THOMAS CARLYLE 1831 DjVu Editions Copyright c ... ...HAPTER IV — CHARACTERISTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CHAPTER V — THE WORLD IN CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 CHAPTER VI — APRONS . .... ...9 CHAPTER VII — MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . ... ...— MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . . . . . . . . ... ...nd 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... ... 5 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 advent... ...sure to hear something noteworthy. Nay, perhaps to hear a whole se ries and river of the most memorable utterances; such as, when once thawed, he wou... ...y his own boot maker, jeweller, and man milliner; he bounds free through the valleys, with a perennial rain proof court suit on his body; wherein warm... ... from below; the little Kuhbach gushing kindly by, among beech rows, through river after river, into the Donau, into the Black Sea, into the Atmospher...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; PRELIMINARY -- CONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more...

...Table of Contents: BOOK I 3 -- CHAPTER I ?PRELIMINARY, 3 -- CHAPTER II ?EDITORIAL DIFFICULTIES, 7 -- CHAPTER III ?REMINISCENCES, 11 -- CHAPTER IV? CHARACTERISTICS, 19 -- CHAPTER V? THE WORLD IN CLOTHES, 24 -- CHAPTER VI? APRONS, 29...

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

...The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by Bernard Shaw A Penn State Electronic Classics Series ... ... Ring by Bernard Shaw A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung’s Ring by George Bernard... ...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... ...ve episodes, both orchestral and dramatic. The nature music alone—music of river and rain- bow, fire and forest—is enough to bribe people with any lov... ...he curtain to rise, you suddenly catch the booming ground-tone of a mighty river. It becomes plainer, clearer: you get nearer to the surface, and catc... ...s dominion over it is complete, when the soft airs and green mosses of its valleys shall be changed into smoke, slag, and filth; when slavery, disease... ... who have no general ideas, no touch of the concern of the philosopher and statesman for the race, can- not enjoy The Rhine Gold as a drama. They may ... ...ve. Now a human being is both man and woman: it is only when these two are united that the real human being exists; and thus it is only by love that m...

Excerpt: The Perfect Wagnerite: A Commentary on the Niblung?s Ring by George Bernard Shaw.

...Contents Preface to the First German Edition................................................................................................ 5 Preface to the Second Edition ...........................................................................

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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...HE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career o... ...LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of t... ...OLUME ONE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication V olume One of THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Acco... ...ME ONE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication V olume One of THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account... ...tty well!’ echoed Mr Bonney. ‘It’s the finest idea that was ever started. “United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muf- fin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual D... ...nto consideration the propriety of petitioning Parliament in favour of the United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Del... ...OLAS NICKLEBY lowly cabins, and muffin bells should ring in her rich green valleys. And, after him, came the Scotch member, with vari- ous pleasant al... ... the fair sisters. Heaven above was blue, and earth beneath was green; the river glistened like a path of diamonds in the sun; the birds poured forth ... ...on the box beside the driver. They went into the city, turning down by the river side; and, after a long and very slow drive, the streets being crowde...

...Excerpt: Volume One of the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family by Charles Dickens....

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The Magic Skin

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ted by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication ... ...The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage 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... ...ity, the joys of an idleness natural to mankind, a peaceful fate by a slow river of sweet water under a plantain tree that bears its pleasant manna wi... ...ine, at the clamoring waves that reflected the lights of Paris. Above that river, in which but now he had thought to fling himself, the old man’s pred... ... ditions for existence for you is the heavier atmosphere of the plains and valleys. Yes, the vital air for a man consumed by his genius lies in the fe... ...ective; a pine-tree a hundred feet in height looks to be a mere weed; wide valleys look as narrow as meadow paths. The lake is the only one where the ... ... the hand of a pretty woman in his, went on board the Ville d’Angers. Thus united they both looked and wondered long at a white form that rose elusive...

...Excerpt: The talisman towards the end of the month of October 1829 a young man entered the Palais-Royal just as the gaming-houses opened, agreeably to the law which protects a passion by its very nature easily excisable. He mounted th...

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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... ...assics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot 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... ...ile complete knowledge with devoted piety; here was a modern Augustine who united the glories of doctor and saint. The sanctity seemed no less clearly... ...hing doesn’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 mo... ...ady Chettam, who attributed her own remarkable health to home-made bitters united with constant medical attendance, entered with much exercise of the ... ...ing wood; and the stray hovel, its old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with wondrous modula- tions of light and shadow such as we travel f... ... kind as to propose a second favorite song of his—”Flow on, thou shin- ing river”—after she had sung “Home, sweet home” (which she detested). This har...

...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...

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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 . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...XLII. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 Book V — The Dead Hand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 345 Chapter ... ...III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 418 Book VI — The Widow and the Wife. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 429 Chapter LIV... ...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... ...ile complete knowledge with devoted piety; here was a modern Augustine who united the glories of doctor and saint. The sanctity seemed no less clearly... ...hing doesn’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 m... ...ady Chettam, who attributed her own remarkable health to home made bitters united with constant medical attendance, entered with much exercise of the ... ...ing wood; and the stray hovel, its old, old thatch full of mossy hills and valleys with wondrous modulations of light and shadow such as we travel far... ...so kind as to propose a second favorite song of his—“Flow on, thou shining river”—after she had sung “Home, sweet home” (which she detested). This har...

...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...

...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 Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

By: Charles Dickens

...HE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career o... ...LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of t... ...ly by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfor... ...tty well!’ echoed Mr Bonney. ‘It’s the finest idea that was ever started. “United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muf- fin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual D... ...nto consideration the propriety of petitioning Parliament in favour of the United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Del... ...OLAS NICKLEBY lowly cabins, and muffin bells should ring in her rich green valleys. And, after him, came the Scotch member, with vari- ous pleasant al... ... the fair sisters. Heaven above was blue, and earth beneath was green; the river glistened like a path of diamonds in the sun; the birds poured forth ... ...on the box beside the driver. They went into the city, turning down by the river side; and, after a long and very slow drive, the streets being crowde...

...Excerpt: The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family by Charles Dickens....

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Heartbreak House : A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

By: George Bernard Shaw

...HEARTBREAK HOUSE: A FANTASIA IN THE RUSSIAN MANNER ON ENGLISH THEMES by BERNARD SHAW 1913-1916 A Penn State... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes by George Bernard Shaw is a publicatio... ...e Russian Manner on English Themes by George Bernard Shaw 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... .... And of the two atmospheres it is hard to say which was the more fatal to statesmanship. Revolution on the Shelf Heartbreak House was quite familiar ... ... climax of legal lawlessness was reached in France. The greatest Socialist statesman in Europe, Jaures, was shot and killed by a gentleman who resente... ... wrath on which many suns go down before it is appeased. Yet it was in the United States of America where nobody slept the worse for the war, that the... ...utside them. Go out on the seas; climb the moun- tains; wander through the valleys. She is still too young. MANGAN [weakening]. But I’m very little ov... ... I call the drunken skipper, though he drank nothing but the waters of the River Jordan. ELLIE. Splendid! And you haven’t had a drop for an hour. You ...

...Excerpt: Heartbreak house is not merely the name of the play which follows this preface. It is cultured, leisured Europe before the war. When the play was begun not a shot had been fired; and only the professional diplomatists and the very few amateurs whose hobby ...

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