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Virginibus Puerisque, And Other Papers

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...inibus Puerisque & Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ...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... ...long run. Even Iago had a wife, and, what is far stranger, he was jealous. People like Jacques and the Fool in Lear, although we can hardly imagine th... ...long as Death withholds his sickle, you will always have a friend at home. People who share a cell in the Bastile, or are thrown together on an uninha... ...e. “The blind bow-boy,” who smiles upon us from the end of terraces in old Dutch gardens, laughingly hails his bird- bolts among a fleeting generation... ...y) takes his determination, votes for the six- pences, and in the emphatic Americanism, it “goes for” them. And while such an one is ploughing distres... ...the tracery of the frost upon his win- dow-panes at morning, the reluctant descent of the first flakes, and the white roofs relieved against the sombr... ... yet, when one comes to think upon it calmly, the situation of these South American citizens forms only a very pale figure for the state of ordinary m... ...n flagship, the venerable, and only one other vessel, heard that the whole Dutch fleet was putting to sea. He told Captain Hotham to anchor alongside ...

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Captains Courageous a Story of the Grand Banks

By: Rudyard Kipling

...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ... into a credit to your country if you don’t take care.” “I know it. I’m an American-first, last, and all the time. I’ll show ‘em that when I strike Eu... ...ere ain’t no boy here ‘cep’ me sence Otto went overboard-an’ he was only a Dutchy , an’ twenty year old at that. How d’you come to fall off in a dead ... ... you’re through. Hurry! Dad’ s waitin’.” Like many other unfortunate young people, Harvey had never in all his life received a direct order-never, at ... ...ry .” Harvey had a notion that the greater part of America was filled with people discussing and envying his father’ s dollars. “Mebbe I do, an’ mebbe... ...rough. Say , it’ s good to hev a boy aboard again. Otto was too old, an’ a Dutchy at that. Him an’ me we fought consid’ble. ‘Wouldn’t ha’ keered fer t... ...he strained cable, she pounced on it like a kitten, while the spray of her descent burst through the hawse-holes with the report of a gun. Shaking her... ...ted him as a brother. Then the trade began. They had tobacco, plenty of it-American, that had never paid duty to France. They wanted chocolate and cra...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing- fleet....

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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

...ics Series Publication The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling 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... ...he big gong had brought the dinghy back at racing speed, and Peroo and his people were stripped to the waist, working for the honour and credit which ... ...pling grow as fat as myself. And I, who am Ganesh of Good Luck, I bless my peoples.” “They have changed the face of the land-which is my land. They ha... ...lay on her side at the top, and shot into the next hollow, twisting in the descent. A huge swell pushed up exactly under her middle, and her bow and s... ...’s Work Servia said, “Haw!” and the Kaiser and the Werkendam said, “Hoch!” Dutch fashion—and that was absolutely all. “I did my best,” said the Steam,... ... across the sea. As the Guiding Light she was very badly wanted in a South American port for the little matter of entering harbour at full speed, coll... ...s—or on the polo-ground, or in the high-walled fives- court, hotter than a Dutch oven. Half a dozen grooms, squat- ted at the heads of their ponies, w... ...ving-wheels into the brick ash-pit beneath him. 007 was an eight-wheeled “American” loco, slightly different from others of his type, and as he sto...

...Excerpt: The least that Findlayson, of the Public Works Department, expected was a C.I.E.; he dreamed of a C.S.I.: indeed, his friends told him that he deserved more. For three years he had endured heat and cold, disappointment, discomfort, danger, and disease,...

.................... 34 THE SHIP THAT FOUND HERSELF......................................................................................... 53 THE TOMB OF HIS ANCESTORS ............................................................................................ 68 THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP SEA ........................................................................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Three

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...olume Three A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Three is a publication of the Pe... ...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 to share my dreary solitude, and render me comfort by his caresses. Most people love their dogs—but for Tiger I had an affection far more ardent tha... ...tion of the brig entirely from the water, against which she thumped in her descent with such a concussion as would be occasioned by going ashore. W e ... ... or any thing of that kind; but windmills, ships, large birds, bal- loons, people on horseback, carriages driving furiously, and similar moving object... ...ing like a child. The vessel in sight was a large hermaphrodite brig, of a Dutch build, and painted black, with a tawdry gilt figure-head. She had evi... ...appearance, as I have be- fore stated, led us to the belief that she was a Dutch trader, and the dresses of the crew also sustained this opinion. We m... ...was not long after Captain Patten’s visit that Cap- tain Colquhoun, of the American brig Betsey, touched at the largest of the islands for the purpose... ...1, a Captain Haywood, in the Nereus, visited Tristan. He found there three Americans, who were residing upon the island to prepare sealskins and oil. ...

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

...Contents NARRATIVE OF A. GORDON PYM ..........................................................4 LIGEIA ........................................................................................................169 MORELLA.............................

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

... Factbook 1987 CP/1S WF 87-001 US Government officials should obtain copies of The World Factbook directly from their own organization or through lia... ... channels from the Central Intelligence Agency. Requesters in the Department of Defense may obtain copies from: Defense Intelligence Agency RTS-2C Was... ...rn Sahara 264 Western Samoa 265 Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) 266 Yemen, People's Democratic Republic of (South Yemen) 267 Yugoslavia 269 Zaire 27... ...of Germany (West Germany) GDR German Democratic Republic (East Germany) PDRY People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South Yemen) UAE United Arab Emira... ...nguillan(s); adjec- tive Anguillan Ethnic divisions: mainly of black African descent Beligion: Anglican, Methodist, and Catho- lic Language: English (... ...ces Member of: FAO, G-77, GATT, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAC, ICAO, IDA, IDE Inter-American Development Bank, IFAD, IFC, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, INTELSAT, INTER... ...es- tant; also small Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, and Jewish minority Language: Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English dia- ... ...nde- pendence from the Netherlands is granted in 1996 Legal system: based on Dutch civil law system, with some English common law influence Government... ... Europe, DAC, ECE, EFTA, EMA, ESRO (ob- server), FAO, GATT, IAEA, IDE Inter- American Development Bank, IBRD, ICAC, ICAO, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, In...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...AN ENGLISHMAN LOOKS AT THE WORLD Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks upon Contemporary Matters By H.G. WELLS 1914 A Penn... ...lication An Englishman Looks at the World by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... .............................................................. 175 IS THERE A PEOPLE? ...................................................................... ..................................................................... 182 THE AMERICAN POPULATION .......................................................... ... an astonishing effect of ease, that was incredible not simply to ignorant people but to men well informed in these mat- ters. It cannot be fifteen ye... ...ory of this development and arrive at any other conclusion. The French and Americans can laugh at our aeroplanes, the Ger- mans are ten years ahead of... ...asting a hill on a bicycle. It wasn’t a tithe of the thrill of those three descents one gets on the great mountain railway in the White City. There on... ... men presented for my selection have not been English at all, but of alien descent. This, then, is the sum of the political liberty of the ordinary Am... ...ants, Scandinavians, a few Irish still, im- poverished English, occasional Dutch; they halt for a mo- ment at little desks to exhibit papers, at other...

...Contents THE COMING OF BLRIOT ......................................................................................................... 5 MY FIRST FLIGHT..............................................................................................

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