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Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...in Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written perm... ... book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in cr... ...ic motivation for our actions. If it could, we would be able to “program” people to behave as we wish. But because we cannot perceive our most esse... ...his book, The Mighty Hand, Maimonides describes how there was a time when people knew that there was only one force governing the world. He explaine... ...ntradicted everything his contempo- - Perhaps one of the best known Native American traditions is the Council Circle. Here, the members sit in a cir... ...ah. One of these people was Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463r1494), an Italian scholar. His book, Conclusions, contains the following statement: ... ...couples, whose numbers have been declining for decades as a proportion of American households, have finally slipped into a minority, according to an... ...ntire reality below the Creator: the worlds, everything within them, the descent of the soul into this world, and its return up- - wards. In other w... ...neously translated into six languages: English, Russian, Spanish, german, Italian, and Turkish. In the near future, broadcasts will also be translat...

...The Kabbalist Rabbi Laitman, who was the student and personal assistant to Rabbi Baruch Ashlag from 1979-1991, follows in the footsteps of his rabbi in passing on the wisdom of Kabbalah to the world. This book is based on sources that were passed down by Rabbi Baruch's father, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, the author of the commentaries on The Book of Zohar, who conti...

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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...is By Steven Sills 1 He assumed that in being exhausted from sporadic fits of sleep and wakeful spans of dull, hypnagogic thoughts matching the inerti... ... sleep and wakeful spans of dull, hypnagogic thoughts matching the inertia of his confinement he would finally become ensconced there, in this train j... ...and time seemed reassuringly cognate. With the memory of that light, white American, Kimberly Debecrois--or something French--pulling away from his gr... ...ully that he began to believe it himself. On canvas, distorting the French-American into an Asian half-breed and a lady of the night, he brought to hi... ...n of such comfort to them as teenagers. Back then, before finding the dead people and each other, each of them had been wandering respectively through... ...re it belongs out of the corners. This was his response to silence. - Why, people ask me are we, I, an archaeological anthropologist and you, a playbo... ...nebrous tomb until all elated sleepers were awakened and summoned to their descents, Nawin decided that he would loiter in this toilet, at least until... ...nd reliving it again boosted his stress. It was as if he were there at the Italian restaurant with Kimberly and his wife. It was as if he were once ag... ...urn to his bunk, cover himself up, and return to sleep. His brain was on a descent from its high, but it seemed to him that even if he were to land gr...

...This is the continuation of Nawin's story. Now a famous prostitute painter suffering a midlife crisis, he abandons supercilious makings of wealth for a train trip ride to Laos where he repudiates and ventures onto something new...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publi... ...y Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any ... ...he carpetway clear. Nobody moved or spoke any more but only waited. In a short time the shrill piping of a coming train was heard, and immediately gro... ...e lofty Neckar hills to their beguiling and im- pressive charm in any country; but German legends and fairy tales have given these an added charm. The... ...ves of foreign lands were very numerous. They hailed from every corner of the globe—for instruction is cheap in Heidelberg, and so is living, too. The... ... Go”ttingen, to fight with a Go”ttingen expert; if he is victorious, he will be invited to other colleges, or those colleges will send their experts t... ...gend, too, but I should not feel justified in repeat- ing it because I doubted the truth of some of its minor de- tails. Along in this region a multit... ...a. It did no other harm, but we took to the water just the same. It seems that the heavy work in the quarries and the new railway gradings is done mai... ... where he was born. 8. No student can belong to it who is not of noble blood. 9. No student can belong to it who cannot show three full generations of...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free by H. G. Wells 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... ...excluding the 5 H G Wells United States, Russia, and most of the ‘subject peoplesof the world), meeting obscurely amidst a world-wide disre- gard t... ...st dreamt of attacking the mammoth; every one of them was of his blood and descent; and the thing they sought, all unwit- tingly, was the snare that w... ... it boil away, seeing the lids of vessels dance with its fury; millions of people at different times must have watched steam pitching rocks out of vol... ... automobiles, aeroplanes, waterplanes, and such-like, mobile purposes. The American Kemp engine, differing widely in principle but equally prac- ticab... ... it was at last possible to add Redmayne’s ingenious helicopter ascent and descent engine to the verti- cal propeller that had hitherto been the sole ... ...the world until the twentieth century. Then, the growing impatience of the American people with the monstrous and socially paralysing party systems th... ...y saw the black shape of a man. ‘Any one here?’ he asked, speaking with an Italian accent. The king broke into a cold perspiration. Then Pestovitch an...

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The Author of Beltraffio

By: Henry James

...enry James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Author of Beltraffio by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...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... ...onvinced that he was tormented by strangers, and especially by my country- people, and not exempt from the suspicion that he had the irritability as w... ...ad yet been made of the gospel of art; it was a kind of aesthetic war-cry. People had endeavoured to sail nearer to “truth” in the cut of their sleeve... ...his I had picked up, and also that Mrs. Ambient was charming—my friend the American poet, from whom I had my introduc- tion, had never seen her, his r... ...lied with my privilege long enough, I despatched to him the missive of the American poet. He had already gone out of town; he shrank from the rigour o... ... moved and was “cut,” as to the neck and sleeves, like the garments of old Italians. She suggested a symbolic picture, something akin even to Durer’s ... ...l from the annals of the time that was dear to him beyond all periods, the Italian cinque-cento. It came to me thus that in his books he had uttered b... ...hich I recognised, as I had placed it on that spot at the early hour of my descent from my room. “Is this the new book?” she asked, holding it up. “Th...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Much as I wished to see him I had kept my letter of introduction three weeks in my pocket-book. I was nervous and timid about meeting him-- conscious of youth and ignorance, convinced that he was tormented by strangers, and especially by my countrypeople, and not exempt fro...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...nrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...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... ...ume picked up outside a second-hand book-shop. It was the life story of an American sea- man written by himself with the assistance of a jour- nalist.... ...hat was interesting was that he would boast of it openly. He used to say: “People think I make a lot of money in this schooner of mine. But that is no... ... the mere story. A rascal steals a large parcel of a valuable commodity—so people say. It’s either true or untrue; and in any case it has no value in ... ...os—the “beautiful Antonia.” Whether she is a possible varia- tion of Latin-American girlhood I wouldn’t dare to affirm. But, for me, she is. Always a ... ...eing torn to pieces. Providentially, Nostromo— invaluable fellow—with some Italian workmen, im- ported to work upon the National Central Railway, was ... ...own, a man who, when I discovered his value, sir, was just the bos’n of an Italian ship, a big Genoese ship, one of the few European ships that ever c... ... of estates on the plain, grave, courteous, simple men, caballeros of pure descent, with small hands and feet, conservative, hospitable, and kind. The...

Excerpt: Nostromo. A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad.

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

...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... ...lexingly just isn’t… . 2 2 2 2 2 Benham did not go about the world telling people of this con- suming research. He was not the prophet or preacher of ... ...ome a smash in a minute!’ Far ahead I saw the grey sheds of Eastchurch and people strolling about apparently unaware of our disaster. There was a sudd... ... talking of Eugenics and the “family”—Benham was almost knocked down by an American trotter driven by Lord Breeze. “Whup there!” said Lord Breeze in a... ...uestrian… .” That night some malignant spirit kept Benham awake, and great American trotters with vast wide-striding feet and long yellow teeth, uncon... ...it, and then they commented on Amanda and Benham, assuming an ignorance of Italian in the visitors that was only partly justifiable. “Bellissima,” “br... ... up to when he wanted the money beforehand.” He came to the * This is vile Italian. It may—with a certain charity to Benham—be rendered: “The beastlie... ... Durazzo. The eye fell in succession down the stages of a vast and various descent, on the bazaars and tall minarets of the town, on jagged rocks and ...

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

...ssics Series Publication Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence 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... ...d diffidence contrasted with Ursula’s sensitive expectancy. The provincial people, intimidated by Gudrun’s perfect sang-froid and exclusive bareness o... ...run’s face. She did not want to be too definite. ‘When one thinks of other people’s children—’ said Ursula. Again Gudrun looked at her sister, almost ... ..., blackish boughs came down close to the grass. There were present a young Italian woman, slight and fashionable, a young, athletic-looking Miss Bradl... ...n and seeing the Pa- cific.’ ‘Silent upon a peak in Dariayn,’ murmured the Italian, lifting her face for a moment from her book. ‘Not necessarily in D... ...y syllable distinctly. She looked at the cover, to verify herself. ‘An old American edition,’ said Birkin. ‘Ha!—of course—translated from the French,’... ...iked the West Afri- can wooden figures, the Aztec art, Mexican and Central American. He saw the grotesque, and a curious sort of me- chanical motion i... ...track towards the summit of the slopes, where was the marienhutte, and the descent on the other side. But he was not really conscious. He only wanted ...

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Lord Ormont and His Aminta

By: George Meredith

...ublication Lord Ormont and His Aminta by George Meredith 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... ...and there was a question or two about names, which belonged to verses, for people caring to read poems. To the joy of the school he displayed a greate... ...judgement on him. According to Mr. Shalders, the opinion of all thoughtful people in England was with John Company and the better part of the Press to... ...et privately excitable tradesmen, sedentary coachmen and cabmen, of Viking descent, were set to think like boys about him: and the boys, the women, an... ..., good at classics, fairish at mathemat- ics, a scholar in French, German, Italian, with a shrewd knowl- edge of the different races, and with sound E... ... at Caen and at a Paris Lycee; French fairly mas- tered; German, the same; Italian, the same; after studies at Heidelberg, Asti, and Florence; between... ...he work, doesn’t dispirit. Otherwise, one may say that an African or South American traveller has a more exciting time. I shall manage to keep my head... ...is boys: English, French, Germans, Italians, a Spaniard in my time—a South American I have sent him— two from Boston, Massachusetts—and clever!—all em...

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The Last of the Mohicans, A Narrative of 1757

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...The Last of the Mohicans A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pu... ...imore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper is a publicat... ...ll alike; but they are so far the predominating traits of these remarkable people as to be characteristic. It is generally believed that the Aborigine... ... to be characteristic. It is generally believed that the Aborigines of the American continent have an Asiatic origin. There are many physical as well ... ...ld do, being compelled to set bounds to fancy by experience; but the North American Indian clothes his ideas in a dress which is different from that o... ...that now composes the United States. They ascribe the known difficulty one people have to understand another to corruptions and dialects. The writer r... ...ger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the li... ...hter, though sun-burned and long-faced com- plexion of one who might claim descent from a European par- entage. The former was seated on the end of a ... ...d in artificial accessories, it is inferior to the finest of the Swiss and Italian lakes, while in outline and purity of water it is fully their equal...

Excerpt: The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 by James Fenimore Cooper.

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray 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... ...ge; and, having their book-learn- ing fresh in their minds, see the living people and their cities, and the actual aspect of Nature, along the famous ... ...s shores of the Mediterranean. CHAPTER I:VIGO THE SUN BROUGHT ALL the sick people out of their berths this morning, and the indescribable moans and no... ...e moored everywhere, showing their flags, Rus- sian and English, Austrian, American, and Greek; and along the quays country ships from the Black Sea o... ... abominably; you sit over your horse as it were on a tower, from which the descent would be very easy, but for the big peak of the saddle. A good way ... ...issaries, with silver maces shining in the sun. ’Twas the party of the new American Consul-General of Syria and Jerusalem, hastening to that city, wit... ... a much more Eastern look than the European quarter, with its Anglo-Gallic-Italian inhab- itants, and Babel-like civilisation. Here and there a large ... ...the town, who conveyed it in a language com- posed of French, Spanish, and Italian, and with a volubility quite worthy of a barber of “Gil Blas. ” The...

...Excerpt: After a voyage, during which the captain of the ship has displayed uncommon courage, seamanship, affability, or other good qualities, grateful passengers often present him with a token of their esteem, in the shape of teapots, tankards, trays, &c. of precious metal....

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Diana of the Crossways

By: George Meredith

...George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania St... ...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... ... laugh is an excellent progenitorial founda- tion for the wit to come in a people; and undoubtedly the diarial record of an imputed piece of wit is wi... ...lows there.’ But she would have us away with sentimentalism. Senti- mental people, in her phrase, ‘fiddle harmonics on the strings of sensualism,’ to ... ...y; and Mr. Sullivan Smith partly founded his preferable claim on her Irish descent, and on his acquaintance with her eminent defunct father—one of the... ...uring his recent term of Indian services, was on the hills, where a day of Italian sky, or better, a day of our breezy South-west, washed from the sho... ...na came to Copsley to introduce her husband. They had run over Italy: ‘the Italian Peninsula,’ she quoted him in a letter to Lady Dunstane: and were f... ...e worked for my bread. I had thoughts of America. I fancy I can write; and Americans, one hears, are gentle to women.’ ‘Ah, Tony! there’s the looking ... ... inducement she had received to embark her money in this Company: a South- American mine, collapsed almost within hearing of the trum- pets of prospec...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Of Diaries and Diarists Touching The Heroine. Among the diaries beginning with the second quarter of our century, there is frequent mention of a lady then becoming famous for her beauty and her wit: ?an unusual combination,? ...

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Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...u by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... dreaming, my friend.” “I am not dreaming, my beautiful white doe. Listen. People should always do what their position in life demands. Gov- ernment h... ...l store-house for bottle, crystals, and porcelains. The work- shop for our people, in the attic! Passers-by shall no longer see them gumming on the la... ...is hair, of a tint like hair that has been dyed black, indicated a mongrel descent, through which he derived his mental qualities from some libertine ... ...ls, walls hung with an olive-green paper, and otherwise decorated with the American Declaration of Independence, a portrait of Bonaparte as First Cons... ... doubt encounter some angel, com- plying yet majestic! I have always loved Italian women. Did you ever have an Italian woman yourself? No? Then come w...

Excerpt: Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Lady of the Lake

By: William J. Rolfe

...tt, Bart. Edited with Notes by William J. Rolfe, A.M. Formerly Head Master of the High School, Cambridge, Mass. Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Cl... ... Boston 1883 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, ed. William J. Rolfe, A.M. is a publicatio... ...first edition, the “ Globe “ edition, and about a dozen others English and American. I found many misprints and corrup- tions in all except the editio... ...nty street Beneath the coursers’ clattering feet, As slowly down the steep descent Fair Scotland’s King and nobles went, While all along the crowded w... ...s they, from far who roved, T o live by battle which they loved. There the Italian’s clouded face, The swarthy Spaniard’s there you trace; The mountai... ...minstrel I,—to share his doom Bound from the cradle to the tomb. T enth in descent, since first my sires Waked for his noble house their Iyres, Nor on... .... XXII. Lament. ‘And art thou cold and lowly laid, Thy foeman’s dread, thy people’s aid, Breadalbane’s boast, Clan-Alpine’s shade! For thee shall none... ...eath. Another writer, in 1843, says that the pool is still visited, not by people of the vicinity, who have no faith in its virtue, but by those from ... ...sword and shield. The masters of the noble science of defence were chiefly Italians. They made great mys- tery of their art and mode of instruction, n...

...Preface: When I first saw Mr. Osgood?s beautiful illustrated edition of The Lady of the Lake, I asked him to let me use some of the cuts in a cheaper annotated edition for school and household use; and the present volume is the result. The text of the poem has given me unexpected trouble. When...

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Mcteague : A Story of San Francisco

By: Frank Norris

...ris A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...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... ... were a small marble-topped centre table covered with back numbers of “The American System of Den- tistry,” a stone pug dog sitting before the little ... ...the difference. Nearly all the stores were closed. No wagons passed. A few people hurried up and down the sidewalks, dressed in cheap Sunday finery. A... ...e father, a young man, and a young girl, and three children. The two older people held 9 Frank Norris empty lunch baskets in their laps, while the ba... ...knew absolutely nothing further than that she 17 Frank Norris was Spanish-American. Miss Baker was the oldest lodger in the flat, and Maria was a fix... ... the upper deck as the boat started, and sat down to listen to the band of Italian mu- sicians who were playing outside this morning because of the fi... ...inct had halted him at the exact spot. The trail zigzagged down the abrupt descent of the canyon, debouching into a grav- elly river bed. “Indian Rive...

...e afternoon at the car conductors? coffee-joint on Polk Street. He had a thick gray soup; heavy, underdone meat, very hot, on a cold plate; two kinds of vegetables; and a sort of suet pudding, full of strong butter and sugar. On his way back to his office, one block above, he stopped at Joe Frenna?s saloon and bought a pitcher of steam beer. It was his habit to leave the p...

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The Early Short Fiction

By: Edith Wharton

...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part Two is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...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... ...gar necessities—were exactly those pleading in its favor with two romantic Americans per- versely in search of the economic drawbacks which were as- s... ...ithout pausing to 10 Early Short Fiction – Part 2 give her a hand for the descent. A slight tendency to dizziness obliged her, after a provisional cl... ... His wife felt a sting of compunction. Theoretically, she dep- recated the American wife’s detachment from her husband’s professional interests, but i... ...you appear to—I mean about the cir- cumstances of Elwell’s death. And then people are talking of it now; the whole matter’s been raked up again. And I... ...ll, and most of the prominent names in the place are down on the list, and people began to wonder why—” Parvis broke off to fumble in an inner pocket.... ...(in the coin his friend selected) they set out again to view the town. The Italian gentleman, who called himself Count Rialto, appeared to have a very...

Excerpt: The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part Two.

...Contents AFTERWAR .....................................................................................................4 THE FULNESS OF LIFE ...............................................................................33 A VENETIAN NIGHT?S ................................................................................43 ENTERTAINMENT.......................

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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... ...TRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...r natural grotto: but for Decoration he must have Clothes. Nay, among wild people, we find tattooing and painting even prior to Clothes. The first spi... ...er wohl mit schweren Zinsen, wird’s einst zuruckgefordert. ‘Good Christian people, here lies for you an invaluable Loan; take all heed thereof, in all... ...ess. 70 Sartor Resartus Topbooted Graziers from the North; Swiss Brokers, Italian Drovers, also topbooted, from the South; these with their subaltern... ...where valleys in complex branchings are suddenly or slowly arranging their descent towards every quarter of the sky. The mountain-ranges are beneath y... ...as articulately perhaps as the case admitted. Or call him, if you will, an American Backwoodsman, who had to fell unpenetrated forests, and battle wit... ...isian life was at best but a scientific Hortus Siccus, bedizened with some Italian Gumflowers, such virtue could come out of it; what is to be looked ... ...onsiderably involved in haze. To the first English Edition, 1838, which an American, or two American had now opened the way for, there was slightingly...

Excerpt: Sartor Resartus. The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh.

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands By Charlotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic C... ...lotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands by ... ...arnest wish to be a clergyman, because he thought saying the Absolution to people must make them so happy, ‘a belief he must have gleaned from his Pra... ...ng out to found a church, and then to die neglected and forgotten. All the people burst out crying, he was so very much beloved by his parishioners. H... ...or a day, and caused him 40 Life of John Coleridge Patteson to call in an Italian doctor, who treated him on the starva- tion system, administered no... ... very narrow, wet to the skin, and in constant peril; but we knew that the descent on the Chamouni side is far more difficult than that on the Courmay... ...hat I can only do a little of what I propose in the morning; and as for my Italian, an hour and a half a day is on an average more than I give to it. ... ...expeditions; but of late whalers and sandal wood traders, both English and American, had been finding their way among them, and too often acting as ir... ...e the chief obstacle to the Mission. After describing an interview with an American captain, he continues:—’Reports are rife of a semi-legalised slave...

...Preface: There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and...

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...omparison of ideas. There are no villages. The rickety buildings which the people call homes are sparsely scattered through the wilder- 16 The Chouan... ...nders of the monarchy came to recruit men among these ignorant and violent people they vainly tried to give, for the honor of the white flag, some gra... ...her, and her lips seemed to quiver on the verge of pronouncing it. Like an American Indian, she watched every muscle of the face of her enemy, tied, a... ...d the marquis, with a scoffing laugh. “And how will Bonaparte carry on the Italian campaign? As for General Brune, he is not coming. The First Consul ... ...from the other end of the Promenade, where the rock wall ended and a steep descent leading down to the Queen’s Staircase began. When Corentin reached ...

...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 their way to Mayenne, were going up...

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The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

...eries Publication The Prime Minister 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... .... It assists a man in getting a seat as the director of certain companies. People are still such asses that they trust a Board of Directors made up of... ...er. Indeed it had been perhaps a misfortune with Everett Wharton that some people had believed in him,—and a fur- ther misfortune that some others had... ...ty. I don’t want him to sell his country to Germany, or to turn it into an American republic in order that he may be president. But when he gets the r... ...er tion. The fact of his being “a nasty foreigner”, and probably of Jewish descent, remained. T o him, Wharton, the man must always be distasteful. Bu... ...r,—the result of which was, that he had gone rather deep into two or three American mines before the end of July. But he had already made some money o... ...think he’s an Englishman.’ ‘A foreigner!’ ‘He has got a foreign name.’ ‘An Italian nobleman?’ ‘I don’t think he’s noble in any country.’ ‘Who the d-d ... ...sidiary troubles, in order that she might settle herself for life under an Italian sky. But the idea does not generally remain with her very long. Alr...

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