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In the Eye of the Beholder

By: By Sharon E. Cathcart

... end, I thank my husband Jeffrey Cathcart, my dear friend Tom Westlake, and actors Gerard Butler and Earl Carpenter for inspiration. I am also grat... ...bers to prepare for the night’s performance. Overhead, I heard a beautiful male voice singing. This was not the first time: probably one of the 4... ...owers over the beasts. I finished my toilette by making up my face for the stage. The footlights required extra enhancements so that the performer... ...cs a month. I could not even hold the bank account in my name as long as a male relative was available to manage the funds for me. It was a generou... ... opportunity to consider further, though, as it was now my time to take the stage. As promised in the note, Cesare performed beautifully. I did not ... ...mud tail.” Christine Daae, now the Comtesse de Chagny, had unmasked him on stage, revealing a face reputed to be so scarred and hideous that women ... ...y favorite recipes for madeleines and cheese crisps, and had Russian tea and American coffee on offer. The ladies came to the first one in droves, a... ...was grateful for the black weeds that held off potential suitors. I had no male guardian, and so was considered ripe spoils for the taking. It se...

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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

...res whom we have deliberately suffered to be bred for misery and ruin. The American portion of this story is in no other respect a carica- ture than a... ...or the most part (Mr. Bevan ex- pected), of a ludicrous side, only, of the American character—of that side which was, four-and-twenty years ago, from ... ...s to say the rumour origi- nated in the same base quarters, that a certain male Chuzzlewit, whose birth must be admitted to be involved in some obscur... ...is: merely adding, by way of a final spadeful, that many Chuzzlewits, both male and female, are proved to demonstration, on the faith of letters writt... ...ts bonds, and hung upon her neck; for which instance of its waywardness no male observer would have had the heart to blame it. Her attire was that of ... ..., as one may say, particu- larly in the wine department, which had so many stages of declen- sion, that sometimes a young gentleman was a whole fortni... ...mon capacity or accomplishments, I think! Am I, or am I not?’ ‘You are the American aloe of the human race, my dear Chiv,’ said Mr Tigg, ‘which only b... ...iff remarked that he would trouble his eldest daughter, even in this early stage of their journey, for the brandy-bottle. And from the narrow neck of ... ...n who had effectually corked the subject also; and went to sleep for three stages. The tendency of mankind when it falls asleep in coaches, is to wake...

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

...are—mistily engaged in one of the ten thou 7 Bleak House – Vol. One sand stages of an endless cause, tripping one another up on slippery precedents,... ... that day week, amply provided with all necessaries, I left it, inside the stagecoach, for Reading. Mrs. Rachael was too good to feel any emotion at p... ...nleaf, seeing in those around me, as it might be in a looking glass, every stage of my own growth and change there, when, one November morning, I rece... ... Vol. One ain, the Sisters of all the cardinal virtues separately, the Fe males of America, the Ladies of a hundred denominations. They appeared to b... ...ith another blot headed candle in his hand. “Pray is your lodger within?” “Male or female, sir?” says Mr. Krook. “Male. The person who does copying.” ... ...ut Boodle and his retinue, and Buffy and his retinue. These are the great actors for whom the stage is reserved. A People there are, no doubt—a certa... ...g up at me. I felt all through the performance that he never looked at the actors but constantly looked at me, and always with a carefully prepared ex... ... but still a demon of the patrician order. All the Dedlocks, in the direct male line, through a course of time during and beyond which the memory of m... ...ghts as I lie here. T ake an extreme case. T ake the case of the slaves on American plantations. I dare say they are worked hard, I dare say they don’...

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

... are—mistily engaged in one of the ten thou 7 Bleak House – Dickens sand stages of an endless cause, tripping one another up on slippery precedents,... ... that day week, amply provided with all necessaries, I left it, inside the stagecoach, for Reading. Mrs. Rachael was too good to feel any emotion at p... ...nleaf, seeing in those around me, as it might be in a looking glass, every stage of my own growth and change there, when, one November morning, I rece... ...– Dickens ain, the Sisters of all the cardinal virtues separately, the Fe males of America, the Ladies of a hundred denominations. They appeared to b... ...ith another blot headed candle in his hand. “Pray is your lodger within?” “Male or female, sir?” says Mr. Krook. “Male. The person who does copying.” ... ...ut Boodle and his retinue, and Buffy and his retinue. These are the great actors for whom the stage is reserved. A People there are, no doubt—a certa... ...g up at me. I felt all through the performance that he never looked at the actors but constantly looked at me, and always with a carefully prepared ex... ... but still a demon of the patrician order. All the Dedlocks, in the direct male line, through a course of time during and beyond which the memory of m... ...ghts as I lie here. T ake an extreme case. T ake the case of the slaves on American plantations. I dare say they are worked hard, I dare say they don’...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...e o’er each scene’ with him, as he actually ad- vanced through the several stages of his life. Had his other friends been as diligent and ar- dent as ... ..., Mr. Levett, Captain Garrick, father of the great ornament of the British stage; but above all, Mr. Gilbert Walmsley, Register of the Prerogative Cou... ...ceived my notions with contempt. He was a whig, with all the virulence and malevolence of his party; yet difference of opinion did not keep us apart. ... ...the law, from which he was soon diverted by his decided preference for the stage. They were recommended to Mr. Colson, an eminent mathematician and ma... ...hter from the motley assem- bly of philosophers, printers, and dependents, male and female. I know not how so whimsical a thought came into my mind, b... ...iga- tion, by transmitting to me copies of two letters from Dr. Johnson to American gentlemen. On Saturday, April 3, the day after my arrival in Londo... ...ll who was my grand- father.’ He maintained the dignity and propri- ety of male succession, in opposition to the opin- ion of one of our friends, who ... ...as to the justice and wisdom of the conduct of Great-Britain to- wards the American colonies, while I at the same time requested that he would enable ... ...tled, Taxation no Tyranny; an answer to the Resolutions and Address of the American Congress. He had long before indulged most unfavourable sentiments...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...yes first of all men. She talked frankly of her cousins and friends, young males. She could have replied to his bitter wish: “Had you asked me on the ... ...ere and there, all around, she was yielding her hand to partners—obscurant males whose touch leaves a stain. Far too generally gracious was Her Starri... ...ke me pity it.” He smiled at her youthfulness. “I have passed through that stage. It leads to my sentiment. Pity it, by all means.” “No,” said she, “b... ...; out of which a breath of peace drew her to revolt again in gradual rapid stages, and once more the aspect of that singular day of merry blackness fe... ...ay not be lasting. Applied to Sir Willoughby, as to thousands of civilized males, the touch- stone found him requiring to be dealt with by his betroth... ...he while she laughed, as at a vile theatre whereof the imperfection of the stage machinery rather than the per- formance is the wretched source of amu... ...re not ‘calculating’. More offensive than debris of a midnight banquet! An American tour is in- structive, though not so romantic. Not so romantic as ... ...ook of the vestry, they enter into an engagement with a body of provincial actors to join the troop on the day of their nup- tials, and away they go i... ...t and sisterly. But taking a glance at the others of her late com- pany of actors, she compresses her lips. T o return to the Electronic Classics Seri...

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: John Locke

...t it does. 20. Sticking on and under-propping. Whatever a learned 159 John Locke man may do here, an intelligent American, who inquired into the nat... ...in confu- sion. 6. Another reason for the necessity of names to num- bers. This I think to be the reason why some Americans I have spoken with, (who ... ... that, with language and reason and a shape in other things agreeing with ours, have hairy tails; others where the males have no beards, and others wh... ...s not distinguished by generation. Nor let any one say, that the power of propagation in animals by the mixture of male and female, and in plants by s... ...des, being actions which perish in their birth, are not capable of a lasting duration, as substances which are the actors; and wherein the simple idea... ... without being peremptory in defining the dif- ferent states which creatures shall come into when they go off this stage. It may suffice us, that He h... ...n lost among us, we should in a few ages be unavoidably reduced to the wants and igno- rance of the ancient savage Americans, whose natural endowments...

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