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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...e I didn‘t know what I was eating, but it was all delicious. No wonder you people don‘t get fat. You can eat for hours and take in so few calories—al... ...atisfaction as earning another $50,000 a year. —―In our country people tend to work instead of vacationing so they have extra money to add... ...nother 400 years. He couldn‘t have written it down because he died before Greek writing was developed. While it may have been written in another lan... ... While it may have been written in another language, it wasn‘t written in Greek for another 400 years. So we might question whether everything in th... ...ges than the rural areas. Atheists and agnostics make up 20 to 30% of the Canadian population. ―When we look at scientific studies of any... ...cience confirms the empirical findings of our multi-million year descent to who we are today. ―As the human genome was studied ... ...ups. It put the net cost to California residents at $433 per European and Canadian immigrant household, $1,240 per Asian immigrant household and $8,1...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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Encyclopedia of Home Remedies for Better Life

By: Dr Izharul Hasan

... first time a Naturopathic Doctor opens his vault to unveil the complete list of home remedies used by professionals Holistic Practitioners... The ... ...itioners... The God of heaven, who created us, has given us the simple things of nature for our healing. It is my prayer that this encyclopedia will... ...eases and disorders. Back in the old days, the pioneers were practical minded people. They knew how to make-do Encyclopedia of Home remedies for be... ... hundreds of reports and studies, and putting my findings to the test on real people in my natural healing clinic... I can say that the majority of ... ...he word 'arthritis' means 'inflammation of the joints'. It is derived from two Greek words: athron, meaning joints; and itis, meaning inflammation. I... ...or: Dr Izharul Hasan Page 47 HOME REMEDIES FOR ASTHMA Asthma is an ancient Greek word meaning 'panting or short drawn breath'. It is an allergic ... ...to have fewer apocrine sweat glands, such as older adults and people of Asian descent. Poor hygiene, of course, is another reason unpleasant smells ... ...nights. 2. 1 teaspoon blue cohath root 1 teaspoon feverfew leave 1 teaspoon Canadian fleabane leaves 1 teaspoon horehound leaves 2 cup boiling wa...

...After researching 1,300's of natural cures and home remedies, spending months sifting through hundreds of reports and studies, and putting my findings to the test on real people in my natural healing clinic... I can say that the majority of natural...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... By Indrek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyri... ...drek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presen... ...ns: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this, and other Dynamics. My challenge to the reader is simple. ... ...0 The Reason for the Human Sense of Pure Wonder Pg 1814 David Icke’s Lizard People explained Pg 1815 Secret Hidden Dynamics of The Realm of the U... ... was subtle: a slight miscalculation, but devastating in its ramifications. People didn’t realize that the slight curve of sunlight detected was o... ...ardless of size. By using the theoretical abstract straight line of ancient Greek geometry and abstract mathematics which does not exist in the ac... ...between equals was created, when Paris of Troy fell in love with Helen of the Greeks, and both the Trojans and the Greeks were almost completely des... ...that whatever is glorified: is a complete reversal of the actual truth. The Canadian Anthem glorifies Canadians as standing on guard. Guarding the... ...lite power by intermarriage and the inheritance of power and wealth by direct descent which had ruled Europe before the Industrial Revolution. This ...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects a...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics P...

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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... ...(s); adjec- tive Albanian Ethnic divisions: 96% Albanian; remain- ing 4% are Greeks, Vlachs, Gypsies, Serbs, and Bulgarians Religion: Albania claims t... ...rthodox, 10% Roman Catholic Language: Albanian (Tosk is official dia- lect), Greek Infant mortality rate: 86.8/1,000 (1971) Life expectancy: 69 Litera... ...nguillan(s); adjec- tive Anguillan Ethnic divisions: mainly of black African descent Beligion: Anglican, Methodist, and Catho- lic Language: English (... ...25,857,943 (July 1987), aver- age annual growth rate 0.91% Nationality: noun Canadian(s); adjec- tive Canadian 42 Ethnic divisions: 45% British Isles... ...es: Mobile Command, Maritime Command, Air Command, Communica- tions Command, Canadian Forces Europe, Training Command Military manpower: males 15-49, ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ... or duties of third parties towards the right-holder. One has a right AGAINST other people. The fact that one possesses a certain right - prescribes... ...rights and duties as two sides of the same ethical coin - creates great confusion. People often and easily confuse rights and their attendant dutie... ...heir role in history, past and present. Endless lists of prominent people of Jewish descent are produced in support of the above contention. Yet, g... ...ber's "Homo Economicus" yielded to communism's supercilious version of the ancient Greeks' "Zoon Politikon". John of Salisbury might as well have b... ...uthanasia are, indeed, motivated by (some say: misplaced) mercy. Not so others. In Greek, "eu" means both "well" and "easy" and "Thanatos" is death... ...s – Vice President in charge of Sovereign Debt Financing 1985 to 1986 Represented Canadian Venture Capital Funds in Israel. 1986 to 1987 General ...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ... or duties of third parties towards the right-holder. One has a right AGAINST other people. The fact that one possesses a certain right - prescribes... ...rights and duties as two sides of the same ethical coin - creates great confusion. People often and easily confuse rights and their attendant dutie... ...heir role in history, past and present. Endless lists of prominent people of Jewish descent are produced in support of the above contention. Yet, g... ...ber's "Homo Economicus" yielded to communism's supercilious version of the ancient Greeks' "Zoon Politikon". John of Salisbury might as well have b... ...uthanasia are, indeed, motivated by (some say: misplaced) mercy. Not so others. In Greek, "eu" means both "well" and "easy" and "Thanatos" is death... ...s – Vice President in charge of Sovereign Debt Financing 1985 to 1986 Represented Canadian Venture Capital Funds in Israel. 1986 to 1987 General ...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

... ISBN: 9989-929-23-8 Created by:LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Additional articles about Digital Content on the Web: ht... ... This letter constitutes a permission to reprint or mirror any and all of the materials mentioned or linked to herein subject to appropriate cred... ...cts. The very definition of "artist" will expand to encompass all creative people. One will seek to distinguish oneself, to "brand" oneself and to au... ...to third party web sites (such as Bartleby.com and SatireWire). It allows people to donate money or effect micro-payments, apparently through its pa... ...ttp://www.Turnitin.com Latin kidnapped the word "plagion" from ancient Greek and it ended up in English as "plagiarism". It literally means "to k... ... Swedish, Danish, Welsh, Portuguese, Old Dutch, Bulgarian, Dutch/Flemish, Greek, Hebrew. We have texts in Old French, Polish, Russian, Romanian, and... ... debating the issue. So do Luxemburg and Norway. According to Wired, the Canadian Private Copying Collective, the music industry trade group, has p... ...s and MP3 players." Precedent is hardly encouraging. The aforementioned Canadian Collective has yet to distribute to its members even one tax doll... ... contributors promoted into IT management roles where they began a steady descent in performance and confidence that brought pain to themselves, thei...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...et http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neg... ...oximation. According to this latter day - rational - version of the dismal science, people refrain from repeating their mistakes systematically. The... ...ize their preferences. Altruism can be such a preference, as well. Still, many people are non-rational or only nearly rational in certain situa... ...usy. The eminent Nobel prize winning British economist and philosopher of Austrian descent, Friedrich Hayek, suggested in "The Constitution of Libe... ... Irian, 2001 Heyne, Paul and Palmer, John P. - The Economic Way of Thinking - 1st Canadian edition - Scarborough, Ontario, Prentice-Hall Canada, 1... ...ng to the Ernst & Young 2002 Alberta Technology Report released in March 2003, the Canadian hi-tech sector is languishing with less than $3 billion... ...esting to note, as I said in my previous letter, that "Cybernetics" (derived from a greek word: kybernetes: "pilots", steersmen), which can be fair...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...IN THE FOURTH YEAR Anticipations of a World Peace BY H. G. WELLS 1918 A Penn State Electronic Classics Serie... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication In the Fourth Year: Anticipations of a World Peace by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...imperialism, but it was a phrase whose chief con- tent was its aspiration. People were already writing in those early days of disarmament and of the a... ...thing here which was not the possible thought of great multitudes of other people, and capable of becoming the common thought of mankind. One writes i... ...acedonia, for instance, there is a jumble of Albanian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek and Rumanian villages always jostling one another and maintaining an ... ...y than intervention in an 24 In the Fourth Year external quarrel. Could a Greek village in Bulgarian Macedonia plead in the Supreme Court? Could the ... ...now, or are we to look for the time when we, too, like the Africander, the Canadian and the Austra- lian, will be your confessed and equal partners?” ... ...imes has styled the crown the “golden link” of the empire. Australians and Canadians, it was argued, had little love for the motherland but the greate... ...th which it is so fatally entangled 58 In the Fourth Year by marriage and descent, and to make its intention of be- coming henceforth more and more B...

...Excerpt: In the latter half of 1914 a few of us were writing that this war was a ?War of Ideas.? A phrase, ?The War to end War,? got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essentially pacifists...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve 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... ...stablished in ordinances sealed with blood, in many great struggles of the people. They were not new to the people. They were consecrated theories, bu... ...nto license and result in the tyranny of absolutism, without saving to the people the power so often found necessary of repressing or destroying their... ...ntroduced in the South – Period of the Revo- lution – Change in the law of descent – Effects produced by 65 Tocqueville this change – Democracy carri... ...ing seems to be more prejudicial to society than these virtues. The French Canadians, who have faithfully preserved the traditions of their pristine m... ...r- son wholly ignorant of them is a sort of phenomenon. When I compare the Greek and Roman republics with these American States; the manuscript librar... ...chased an extensive estate with the earnings of a short term of labor, the Canadian paid as much for land as he would have done in France. Nature offe... ...er authors are aliens; they are to the Americans what the imitators of the Greeks and Romans were to us at the revival of learning – an object of curi...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential t...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume Two 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... ...ghts is picturesque, but nei- ther large nor good. It has before it a high Greek colon- nade, which seems to be almost bigger than the house itself. H... ...er mouth! Life in Alexan- dria at this time must have been sad enough. The people were all secessionists, but the town was held by the North- 25 Trol... ...iefly to the excel- lence of his cause, and the blood and character of the people who put him forward as their right arm in their contest; but that he... ...ntellectual inferiority of the negro race, I allude to those of pure negro descent—or of descent so nearly pure as to make the negro element manifestl... ...limbed to the top of one little hill, and when there became aware that the descent would be very much more difficult. I did get down, but should not c... ...tween us and them, it would depend mainly, I think, on the feelings of the Canadians. Neither could they annex Canada without the good-will of the Can...

............................................................................................................................. 30 CHAPTER III: THE CAUSES OF THE WAR .......................................................................................................... 47 CHAPTER IV: WASHINGTON TO ST. LOUIS .......................................................................

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air 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 person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...blished in the Fall of that year. At that time the aeroplane was, for most people, merely a rumour and the “Sausage” held the air. The con- temporary ... ...t hardly my idea of a lady—flying about in the air, and throwing gravel at people. It ain’t what I been accus- tomed to consider ladylike, whether or ... ... Palace, from which ascents were continually being made, and presently the descent of ballast upon his potatoes, conspired to bear in upon his unwilli... ...ff at the top. Drachenflieger. Drachenballons. Ballonstoffe. Kugelballons. Greek to me. “But he was trying to sell his blessed secret abroad. That’s a... ...“But he was trying to sell his blessed secret abroad. That’s all right. No Greek about that! Gollys! Here is the secret!” He tumbled off the seat, ope... ...irectly Great Britain and France declare war, wrecked the country upon the Canadian side for nearly ten miles inland. They began to bring up men and m... ...rge marbled with froth and then away to the west the great crescent of the Canadian Fall shining, flickering and foaming in the level sunlight and sen...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...shed in a journal dedicated to purposes of politi- cal change such as many people thought revolutionary. I thought so myself, and did not go along wit... ...ular—but many of my readers will know it for a truth— that vast numbers of people, though liberated from all rea- sonable motives to self-restraint, c... ...ork. It was a long passage, containing some very useful illustrations of a Greek idiom; useful I call them, because four years after- wards, when I ha... ...four years after- wards, when I had made great advances in my knowledge of Greek, they so appeared to me. 16 But then, being scarcely seven years old... ... cheerfully with my brother’s suggestion. He had the advantage of a slight descent: the wicked pony went down “with a will;” his echoing hoofs drew th... ...ice in the art of contending with the rapids of the St. Lawrence and other Canadian streams. However, as the danger had been considerable, he was pro-... ...r point with me: of all things I could not endure to be supposed of French descent; yet it was a vexation I had con- stantly to face, as most people s...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expressly to di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................................

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The Light That Failed

By: Rudyard Kipling

...IES PUBLICATION The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling 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... ...e atom, choosing her words very deliberately, ‘I shall write to my lawyer- peoples and tell them that you are a very bad woman. Amomma is mine, mine, ... ...worse than you can ever beat me. If you beat me I shall write to my lawyer-peoples and tell them that you do not give me enough to eat. I am not afrai... ...’ said Dick; and he helped Maisie down the slope of the fort to the sea,—a descent that she was quite capable of cov- ering at full speed. Equally gra... ...evening. Mrs. Jennett prophesied an immediate judgment of Providence and a descent into Tophet later, but Dick walked in Para- dise and would not hear... ...rs the Channel.’ ‘Is it a wreck?’ said Maisie, to whom these words were as Greek. 78 The Light That Failed Dick’s eyes were turned to the sea. ‘Wreck... ...duty as a fives-court.—We shall have the Suakin-Berber line built at last.—Canadian voyageurs are too careful. Give me a half-drunk Krooman in a whale... .... The boat comes to Suakin in four days. There will go with thee George, a Greek muleteer. Another bribe of ten pounds. I will pay; they must not know...

...nswered, without hesitation. ?Have you got the cartridges?? ?Yes; they?re in my pocket, but they are joggling horribly. Do pin-fire cartridges go off of their own accord?? ?Don?t know. Take the revolver, if you are afraid, and let me carry them.? ?I?m not afraid.? Maisie strode forward swiftly, a hand in her pocket and her chin in the air. Dick followed with a small pin-fi...

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...e Quincey A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...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... ...s, &c., of this drug, expresses himself in the following mysterious terms [Greek text]: “Perhaps he thought the subject of too delicate a nature to be... ...hought the subject of too delicate a nature to be made common; and as many people might then indiscriminately use it, it would take from that neces- s... ...rnishing a key to some parts of that tremendous scen- ery which afterwards peopled the dreams of the Opium-eater. 3. As creating some previous interes... ...stinguished for my clas- sical attainments, especially for my knowledge of Greek. At 9 Thomas de Quincey thirteen I wrote Greek with ease; and at fif... ... the groom hoisted his burden again, and accomplished the remainder of his descent without accident. I waited until I saw the trunk placed on a wheelb... ...uses) are of- ten, to the English ear, adequate exponents of high birth or descent. Sackville, Manners, Fitzroy, Paulet, Cavendish, and scores of othe... ... even to gentlemen, if I am no to have the article good of its kind? No, a Canadian winter for my money, or a Rus- sian one, where every man is but a ...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...y George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...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... ...at distinctive article of his attire. At the same time, for these friendly people about him to share the fun of the annoyance, he looked hastily brigh... ...s recent mishap. But, in fact, a thing had occurred to vex him more than a descent upon the pavement or damage to his waistcoat’s whiteness: he abomin... ... the roar of cries and stilled it, by capping the cries in turn, until the people cheered him; and the effect of the scene upon Victor Radnor disposed... ...s. Inchling dreaded Scotchmen as well, and Ameri- cans, and Armenians, and Greeks: latterly Germans hardly less; but his dread of absorption in Jewry,... ...ctor had known his purse to leap for a Raphael with a history in stages of descent from the Master, and critics to swarm: a Raphael of the deal- ers, ... ...me lines of Homer, and beseeches him for the designation of that language. Greek, is it? Greek of the Asiatic ancient days of the beginning of the poe... ...n, and Mr. Pempton took their usual places. There was no fluting. A famous Canadian lady was the principal singer. A Galician 340 One of Our Conquero...

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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... ...ent his want of zeal and exertion. Coley was sufficiently forward to begin Greek on his first arrival at Ottery, and always held a fair place for his ... ...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... ...ent, viz. general knowl- edge of history, and a thorough acquaintance with Greek and Roman customs, law courts and expressions, and Greek and Roman wr... ... 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... ...ance was to return at once. So we did, but the fearful difficulties of the descent I shall never forget. Even in the finest weather they reckon it ver... ...ith a mo- notonous, not unpleasing refrain, reminded us of some old French Canadian ditties. I remember well the excitement when the Bishop sent up a ...

...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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At the Sign of the Cat and Racket

By: Honoré de Balzac

...lara Bell A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication At the Sign of the Cat and Racket by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell is a publicati... ...the Cat and Racket by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...shion introduced as much by David’s school of painting as by the mania for Greek and Roman styles which characterized the early years of this century.... ... in the depths of a wood. The mute and constant looks which made the young people’s eyes meet by sheer need of change in the midst of persistent work ... ...her to find Madame Roguin, from whom she had been sepa- rated by a tide of people. At that moment her frightened eyes fell on the impassioned face of ... ...because, above everything, they must understand each other; if a man spoke Greek and his wife Latin, they might come to die of hunger. He had himself ... ...imb a hill whose summit is a nar- row ridge, close to a steep and slippery descent: the painter’s love was falling down it. He regarded his wife as in... ... again and never finished, told her nothing more unheard-of concerning the Canadian savages. “What, child, your husband shuts himself into a room with... ...t never allow a man to despise us; it is impossible to recover from such a descent but by odious manoeuvring. Come,” she added, “I will give you a mea...

...Excerpt: Half-way down the Rue Saint-Denis, almost at the corner of the Rue du Petit-Lion, there stood formerly one of those delightful houses which enable historians to reconstruct old Paris by analogy. The threatening walls of this tumbledown abode seemed to have been decorated with hier...

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The Young Step-Mother; Or a Chronicle of Mistakes

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...ctronic Classics Series Publication The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...r Albinia!’ ‘T wo years, my dear.’ ‘Pray explain to me, Maurice, why, when people become widowed in any unusually lamentable way, they always are 7 T... ...orn June 12th, 1844. Died June 19th, 1844.’ Then followed, in the original Greek, the words, ‘Because I live, ye shall live also.’ Four infants! how m... ... half century, and the lun- cheon-tray in the middle of all, ready for six people, for the two girls were there, and though Mr. Kendal stood up by the... ...nts of forgotten authors, and immortalized his name by some edi- tion of a Greek Lyric poet, known by four poems and a half, and two-thirds of a line ... ...rd the renewal of his broken story—the praise of his Emily, the fairest of Canadians, whom even the General could not dislike, though, thorough soldie... ... sparing much of the plaintive weariness which accompa- nied that mournful descent of life’s hill. Albinia had reckoned on a rational Lucy until the O... ... the smiling, confiding, animated face, not the less pleasant for a French Canadian grace that recalled Genevieve. ‘The right article for building a h...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...ge Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...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... ............................................................... 181 A CERTAIN PEOPLE ....................................................................... ... ark of human fate, Long baffled by the wayward wind, Is drifting with its peopled freight, Safe haven on the heights to find; 23 Safe haven from the... ...reat Poseidon’s sudden-veering wrath Scattered the happy homeward-floating Greeks Like foam-flakes off the waves, the King of Crete Held lofty commune... ...ere!’ 127 THE PROMISE IN DISTURBANCE How low when angels fall their black descent, Our primal thunder tells: known is the pain Of music, that nigh t... ...n’s topmost tower, Ilion’s fierce prophetic flower Cried the coming of the Greek! Black in Hades sits the hour. IV Eyeing phantoms of the Past, Folded... ...redominant; And he cried, ‘Had I petitioned for a cup of chill aconite, My descent to awful Hades had been soft, for now must I go With the curse by f... ...ruth once scored on Britain’s breast Now keeps her mind awake. Australian, Canadian, T o tone old veins with streams of youth, Our trust be on the bes...

Excerpt: The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith.

........................... 23 THE WILD ROSE AND THE SNOWDROP ............................................................................. 24 THE DEATH OF WINTER .......................................................................................................... 25 SONG .......................................................................................................

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...Moby Dick or The Whale HERMAN MELVILLE 1851 IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHO... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 42 The Whiteness of the Whale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 43 Hark! . . . . .... ...ian, to roll, to wallow.” Richardson’s Dictionary. tan, Hebrew. ^ o& , Greek. CETUS, Latin. WHAEL, Anglo Saxon. HV AL, Danish. WAL, Dutch. HWAL, S... ...ked fangs.” Montgomery’s Pelican Island. “Io! Paean! Io! sing, To the finny people’s king. Not a mightier whale than this In the vast Atlantic is; Not ... ...t me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knocking people’s hats off — then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I... ...did the old Persians hold the sea holy? Why did Chapter 1 Loomings 17 the Greeks give it a separate deity, and make him the own brother of Jove? Sure... ...ef mate of the Pequod was Starbuck, a native of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent. He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seeme... ...urious life, was smitten bodily into the air, and making a long arc in his descent, fell into the sea at the distance of about fifty yards. Not a chip ... ...last they carry home the oil of forty fish. Whereas, in the days of the old Canadian and Indian hunters and trappers of the West, when the far west (in...

... and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the world. He loved to dust his old grammars; it somehow mildly reminded him of his mortality....

...Table of Contents: Etymology, 1 -- Extracts, 3 -- 1 Loomings, 15 -- 2 The Carpet-Bag, 20 -- 3 The Spouter-Inn, 24 -- 4 The Counterpane, 36 -- 5 Breakfast, 40 -- 6 The Street, 42 -- 7 The Chapel, 45 -- 8 The Pulpit, 48 -- 9 The Serm...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...s Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville 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... ...llen; a.s. walw-ian, to roll, to wallow.” —Richardson’ s Dictionary KETOS, GREEK. CETUS, LA TIN. WHOEL, ANGLO-SAXON. HV ALT, DANISH. W AL, DUTCH. HW A... ...— Montgomery’ s World before the Flood. “Io! Paean! Io! sing. To the finny people’s king. Not a mightier whale than this In the vast Atlantic is; Not ... ...me from deliberately stepping into the street, and methodically knock- ing people’s hats off—then, I account it high time to get to sea as soon as I c... ... of sight of land? Why did the old Persians hold the sea holy? Why did the Greeks give it a separate deity, and own brother of Jove? Surely all this i... ... MATE of the Pequod was Starbuck, a na- tive of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent. He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seeme... ...i- ous life, was smitten bodily into the air, and making a long arc in his descent, fell into the sea at the distance of about fifty yards. Not a chip... ...ast they carry home the oil of forty fish. Whereas, in the days of the old Canadian and Indian hunt- ers and trappers of the West, when the far west (...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation... ...rican Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...art shock before com ing below, which, but that we were the most sanguine people living, might have prepared us for the worst. The imaginative artist... ... little washing slab as standing room, — we could manage to insinuate four people into it, all at one time; and entreating each other to observe how v... ... pretty nigh as large as cheese plates (or for thy dear sake, heartiest of Greek Professors!), but because of all kinds of caters of fish, or flesh, o... ...; for the assembly room of the Five Point fashionables is approached by a descent. Shall we go in? It is but a moment. Heyday! the landlady of Almack... ...ch the changing rain bows made! I never stirred in all that time from the Canadian side, whither I had gone at first. I never crossed the river again... ... secret despatches for the self styled Patriots on Navy Island, during the Canadian Insurrec tion: sometimes dressing as a girl, and carrying them in... ...ighted by two dim candles, called the drawing room: from which there was a descent by a flight of steps, to another vast desert, called the dining roo...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existence not in my imagination. The...

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The Pathfinder

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...ries Publication The Pathfinder by James Fenimore Cooper 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... ...nce from the ground. The reader is to anticipate none of the appliances of people of condition in the description of the personal appearances of the g... ...ld, there is more or less ocean all round the land; that’s what I tell the people ashore, youngster. They are living, as it might be, in the midst of ... ...sage, at an angle of about forty or forty five degrees. Down this ticklish descent the canoe had glanced, amid fragments of bro- ken rock, whirlpools,... ... an object so fragile. But the very lightness of the canoe had favored its descent; for, borne on the crest of the waves, and directed by a steady eye... ...nd the place where he believed them to have taken refuge below. Should the Canadian Indians return on their own trail, and discover that made by the P... ...eir language, as a matter of course, and got his name from the Indians and Canadians, who are fond of calling men by their qualities, as it might be.”... ...onfess,” answered Pathfinder, to whom even the terms of his companion were Greek. “No! Well, I own that surprises me, for I thought your eyes could se...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ssics Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf 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... ... was so rich in the gifts which make tea- parties of elderly distinguished people successful, that she scarcely needed any help from her daughter, pro... ...ss which inevitably attends the entrance of a stranger into a room full of people much at their ease, and all launched upon sentences. At the same tim... ... on the staircase, and she slipped her paper between the leaves of a great Greek dictionary which she had purloined from her father’s room for this pu... ...own-eyed, a little clumsy in move- ment, and suggested country birth and a descent from respectable hard-working ancestors, who had been men of faith ... ... it all, that center which was constantly in the minds of people in remote Canadian forests and on the plains of India, when their thoughts turned to ... ...he poor men’s college. He lectures there—Roman law, you know, or it may be Greek. The landlady said Mr. Alardyce only slept there about once a fortnig...

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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

...CS SERIES PUBLICATION A Personal Record by Joseph Conrad 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... ...ly reality in an invented world, among imagi- nary things, happenings, and people. Writing about them, he is only writing about himself. But the discl... ...ct, not good enough for his insistent emotion. From laughter and tears the descent is easy to snivelling and giggles. These may seem selfish considera... ...r- tered the ship to the, I will not say short-lived, but ephemeral Franco-Canadian Transport Company. A death leaves some- thing behind, but there wa... ...ated never to cross the Western Ocean was the absolute cause of the Franco-Canadian Transport Company’s failure to achieve even a single passage. It m... ...his worship for Napoleon the Great, he loved really, I believe, only three people in the world: his mother—your great-grand- mother, whom you have see... ...o be no more question of it at all, no where or with any one. We began the descent of the Furca Pass conversing merrily. Eleven years later, month for... ...from the house. This justice must be rendered to the parish priests of the Greek Church that, strangers to the country as they were (being all drawn f...

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Some Reminiscences

By: Joseph Conrad

...S SERIES PUBLICATION Some Reminiscences by Joseph Conrad 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... ... reality in an invented world, amongst imaginary things, hap- penings, and people. Writing about them, he is only writing about himself. But the discl... ..., not good enough for his insis- tent emotion. From laughter and tears the descent is easy to snivelling and giggles. These may seem selfish considera... ...hartered the ship to the, I will not say short-lived, but ephemeral Franco-Canadian Trans- port Company. A death leaves something behind, but there wa... ...ated never to cross the Western Ocean was the absolute cause of the Franco-Canadian Transport Company’s failure to achieve even a single passage. It m... ...his worship for Napoleon the Great, he loved really, I believe, only three people in the world: his mother—your great- grandmother, whom you have seen... ...Reminiscences question of it at all, nowhere or with any one. We began the descent of the Furca Pass conversing mer- rily. Eleven years later, month f... ...from the house. This justice must be rendered to the parish priests of the Greek Church that, strangers to the country as they were (being all drawn f...

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The Early Short Fiction

By: Edith Wharton

...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...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... ...rather worth while to own the most romantic house in Brittany. The present people are dead broke, and it’s going for a song— you ought to buy it.” It ... ...the shivering greyhound. It was more as if they had lived a long time with people who never spoke to them or looked at them: as though the silence of ... ...t length she reached the bottom of the stairs and began the more difficult descent into the utter darkness of the basement. Here, how- ever, she could... ...turn to the primitive emotions might be as restorative as a holiday in the Canadian woods. And it was precisely by the girl’s candor, her direct- ness... ...nd a roll of music, a platter heaped with grapes and roses, the torso of a Greek statuette, and a bowl overflowing with coins and jewels; behind her, ...

Excerpt: The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton.

...5 THE DILETTANTE ....................................................................................................................... 73 THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD HAND ......................................................................................... 83...

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The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

...ics Series Publication The Professor by Charlotte Brontë 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... ...ou do? Do you know anything besides that useless trash of college learning—Greek, Latin, and so forth?” “I have studied mathematics.” “Stuff! I dare s... ...th the confidence that one would show an unlearned man a letter written in Greek; he might see lines, 18 The Professor and trace characters, but he c... ...; I hate your aristocrats.” “Y ou think, then, Mr. Hunsden, that patrician descent may 22 The Professor be read in a distinctive cast of form and fea... ... Professor be read in a distinctive cast of form and features?” “Patrician descent be hanged! Who doubts that your lordlings may have their ‘distincti... ...feel disposed for refreshment after walking nobody knows how far on such a Canadian night as this; but it shall not be brandy- and-water, and it shall... ...of respect to the peerage, oppose at every step the advancing power of the people, support your rotten order, and be ready for its sake to wade knee-d... ...y it if you dare.” “Oh, I shall not deny it! And if Hunsden hounded on the people to hiss you, he did quite right. You deserve popular execration; for...

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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? ...................................................................... ... 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... ...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... ...hem that the whole next 34 An Englishman Looks at the World generation of Canadians has drawn its ideas mainly from American publications, that India... ...ugh the ageing and whitening of the realistically coloured statuary of the Greeks and Romans. Much of the charm of the old furniture and needlework, a... ...n exception or so, it does not signify at all. He would set almost all the Greek and Roman literature in well-printed translations and with luminous i... ...e French Catholic population of Louisiana, the Irish Catholics, the French-Canadians who are now ousting the sterile New Englander from New England, t...

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

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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... ...e those against whom a writer does not intend to give a favorable verdict; people and places whom he desires to describe, on the peril of his own judg... ...general feelings of England to have been be- fore I found myself among the people by whom it was being waged. It is very difficult for the people of a... ...oyalty. If the Canadas were to rebel now, I should be for putting down the Canadians with a strong hand; but not the less have I an idea that it will ... ...ot obliged to reach that place via Montreal. Quebec is the present seat of Canadian government, its 52 North America V ol. 1 turn for that honor havi... ...ome- 60 North America V ol. 1 times not without an innocent tumble in the descent. As we were at Quebec in September, we did not experience the delig... ...h it has al- ways given when joined with a strong political existence. The Greeks are commercially rich and active; but “Greece” and “Greek” are bywor... ... It is not uncommon to see in front of a square brick house a wooden quasi-Greek portico, with a pedi- ment and Ionic columns, equally high with the h...

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

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Considerations on Representative Government

By: John Stuart Mill

...ations on Representative Government by John Stuart Mill 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... ..., and adapt ourselves to them. The fundamental political institutions of a people are considered by this school as a sort of organic growth from the n... ...y this school as a sort of organic growth from the nature and life of that people; a product of their habits, instincts, and unconscious wants and des... ...e Jews, instead of being stationary like other Asiatics, were, next to the Greeks, the most progressive people of antiquity, and, jointly with them, h... ...ith the cotemporary subjects of monarchical or oligarchical despotism: the Greek cities with the Persian satrapies; the Italian republics and the free... ...ed by various causes. Some times it is the effect of identity of race and descent. Commu nity of language and community of religion greatly contrib ... ...faction among the colonists; and this persistence in domineering cost us a Canadian rebellion before we had the happy thought of giving it up. England... ...rly lost, Sir William Molesworth, when he appointed Mr. Hinckes, a leading Canadian politician, to a West In dian government. It is a very shallow vi...

...Preface: Those who have done me the honor of reading my previous writings will probably receive no strong impression of novelty from the present volume; for the principles are those to which I have been working up during the greater part of my life, and most of the p...

....................................................................................................................... 4 Chapter I To What Extent Forms of Government are a Matter of Choice ............................................................. 5 Chapter II The Criterion of a Good Form of Government .........................................................................

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

...the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau 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... ...imackRivers I sailed up a river with a pleasant wind, New lands, new people, and new thoughts to find; Many fair reaches and headlands appear... ...ld verdant, with the Concord circling nine times round. I have read that a descent of an eighth of an inch in a mile is sufficient to produce a flow. ... ...hich causeth their meadows to lie much covered with water, the which these people, together with their neighbor town, have several times essayed to cu... ...y to day without the aid of posterity. In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sente... ... exert so intimate and genial an influence on nature, as many a god of the Greeks. I should fear the infinite power and inflexible justice of the almi... ...land between the Merrimack and the Piscataqua or the sea, you commence the descent eastward, the view toward the coast is so distant and unexpected, t... ... a naturalness, an un pretending and cold life in this traveller, as in a Canadian winter, what life was preserved through low temperatures and front...

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The Maine Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

... II. FLOWERS AND SHRUBS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 III. LIST OF PLANTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 IV . LIST OF... ...7 VI. OUTFIT FOR AN EXCURSION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 VII. A LIST OF INDIAN WORDS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Ktaadn 1 Ktaadn O N... ...rs in the very name of the white man’s canoe, reminding me of Charlevoix and Canadian V oyageurs. The batteau is a sort of mongrel between the canoe a... ...trim looking building, but that is not Abenaki, that was Rome’s doings. Good Canadian it may be, but it is poor Indian. These were once a powerful tri... ...rprising neighbors that he did n’t know enough to put a question to them. No people can long continue provincial in character who have the propensity ... ... among the parents, than which nothing can be more acceptable to a backwoods people. It was really an important item in our outfit, and, at times, the ... ...ns half an hour before they arrived. McCauslin was a Kennebec man, of Scotch descent, who had been a waterman twenty two years, and had driven on the ... ...did not learn whether this word was Indian or English. It reminded me of the Greek kogche, a conch or shell, and I amused myself with fancying that it... ...would sing us a Latin song; but we did not detect any Latin, only one or two Greek words in it, — the rest may have been Latin with the Indian pronunc...

...Excerpt: ON THE 31st of August, 1846, I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine, by way of the railroad and steamboat, intending to accompany a relative of mine engaged in the lumber-trade in Bangor, as far as a dam on...

...Table of Contents: Ktaadn, 1 -- Chesuncook, 51 -- The Allegash and East Branch, 96 -- Appendix, 184 -- I. TREES., 184 -- II. FLOWERS AND SHRUBS., 185 -- III. LIST OF PLANTS., 188 -- IV. LIST OF BIRDS, 196 -- V. QUADRUPEDS., 197 -- ...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...m James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publ... ...ious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...— “Once-born” and “twice-born” charac- ters— Walt Whitman— Mixed nature of Greek feel- ing—Systematic healthy-mindedness— Its reason- ableness— Libera... ...in success of every life—Pessimism of all pure naturalism— Hopelessness of Greek and Ro- 6 The V arieties of Religious Experience man view— Pathologi... ...nging places with Scotsmen lecturing in the United States; I hope that our people may become in all these higher mat- ters even as one people; and tha... ...f lowly origin be asserted is seen in those comments which unsenti- mental people so often pass on their more sentimen- 19 William James tal acquaint... ...inct, a little loss of animal tough- ness, a little irritable weakness and descent of the pain-threshold, will bring the worm at the core of all our u... ...lity, and of the deep impression which they make on those who have them. A Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. R. M. Bucke, gives to the more distinctly charac... ...he Byss and the Abyss, and the eternal generation of the holy Trinity, the descent and original of the world and of all creatures through the divine w...

Excerpt: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James.

...NEUROLOGY............................................................................................................. 11 Lecture II: CIRCUMSCRIPTION OF THE TOPIC ................................................................................................ 34 Lecture III: THE REALITY OF THE UNSEEN ............................................................................

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...2 In a Far Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 The Wisdom of the Trail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 An Odyssey of the N... ... . . 44 An Odyssey of the North . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 The Law of Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 The God of His... ...r and across the portage.” “But the squaw?” asked Louis Savoy, the tall French Canadian, becoming interested; for he had heard of this wild deed, when... ...ngers), “all the time water, bad water. Then you come to great village, plenty people, just the same mosquitoes next summer. Wigwams oh, so high, — te... ...as he raved of swimming holes and coon hunts and wa termelon raids. It was as Greek to Ruth, but the Kid understood and felt, — felt as only one can ... ...tside next year, — her and I, — but it ’s too late. Don’t send her back to her people, Kid. It ’s beastly hard for a woman to go back. Think of it! — ... ...If you go down stream, you ’ll fall in with the Russians. There ’s bound to be Greek priests among them, and they ’ll see you safe through to Bering S... ...and yell, he exchanged the face of the wall for an earth slide and finished the descent in the midst of several tons of sliding earth and gravel. His fi... ...w that in that direction the Arctic Cir cle cut its forbidding way across the Canadian Barrens. This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Cop...

...t when it comes to brandy and peppersauce and?--?Dump it in. Who?s making this punch, anyway?? And Malemute Kid smiled benignantly through the clouds of steam. ?By the time you?ve been in this country as long as I have, my son, and lived on rabbit tracks and salmon-belly, you?ll learn that Christmas comes only once per annum. And a Christmas without punch is sinking a hole...

...Table of Contents: To the Man on Trail, 1 -- The White Silence, 12 -- In a Far Country, 24 -- The Wisdom of the Trail, 44 -- An Odyssey of the North, 53 -- The Law of Life, 90 -- The God of His Fathers, 99 -- The League of the Old ...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...NSON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...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... ...clerks, bears witness to a dreary, sterile folly, – a twilight of the mind peopled with childish phantoms. In relation to his contemporaries, Charles ... ...enewed and vivified history. For art precedes philosophy and even science. People must have noticed things and interested them- selves in them before ... ...ialect in the sister country, and a different school of poetry tracing its descent, through King James I., from Chaucer. The dialect alone ac- counts ... ... paraphrase of one tough verse of the original; and for those who know the Greek poets only by paraphrase, this has the very quality they are accustom... ...e, this has the very quality they are accustomed to look for and admire in Greek. The contemporaries of Burns were surprised that he should visit so m... ... man for any genuine quali- ties, as we see by his admirable sketch of the Canadian wood- cutter in Walden; but he would not consent, in his own words... ...ature the same face of awe and terror as to these courageous Japanese. The descent of Ulysses into hell is a parallel more near the case than the bold...

...Excerpt: Preface By Way Of Criticism. These studies are collected from the monthly press. One appeared in the New Quarterly, one in MacMillan?s, and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was ...

...Contents PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM. ........................................................................................... 4 CHAPTER I ? VICTOR HUGO?S ROMANCES ........................................................................ 15 CHAPTE...

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Walden Or, Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...den Economy 1 Economy W HEN I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a hous... ... a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the la... ...ed for a cloud that would sprinkle fertilizing rain on their fields. What old people say you cannot do you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old ... ...y and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new. Old people did not know enough once, perchance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep t... ... life than the poor. The ancient philosophers, Chinese, Hindoo, Persian, and Greek, were a class than which none has been poorer in outward riches, no... ...e, with Nature herself. I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks. I got up early and bathed in the pond; that was a religious exerc... ...he says, for he is above that, but to “keep himself in practice,” he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he... ...ad so suitable and poetic a name that I am sorry I cannot print it here, — a Canadian, a wood chopper and post maker, who can hole fifty posts in a day... ...ious line; and in Boston and London and Paris and Rome, thinking of its long descent, it speaks of its progress in art and science and literature with...

...Excerpt: WHEN I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. I lived there tw...

...Table of Contents: Economy, 1 -- Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, 50 -- Reading, 62 -- Sounds, 69 -- Solitude, 80 -- Visitors, 87 -- The Bean-Field, 97 -- The Village, 105 -- The Ponds, 109 -- Baker Farm, 126 -- Higher Laws, 13...

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Walden, Or Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...Henry David Thoreau s or Life in the Woods This publication of Walden, or Life in the Woods is part of The Pennsylvania State Universit... ... Walden, or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...for a cloud that would sprinkle fertilizing rain on their fields. What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old ... ...nd find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new. Old people did not know enough once, per chance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep t... ...ife than the poor. The ancient philosophers, Chinese, Hindoo, Persian, and Greek, were a class than which none has been poorer in outward riches, none... ... with Nature herself. I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks. I got up early and bathed in the pond; that was a religious exercis... ... says, for he is above that, but to “keep himself in practice,” he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he c... ...ad so suitable and poetic a name that I am sorry I cannot print it here a Canadian, a woodchopper and post maker, who can hole fifty posts in a day, ... ...us line; and in Boston and London and Paris and Rome, thinking of its long descent, it speaks of its progress in art and science and literature with s...

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The Long Vacation

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ries Publication The Long Vacation by Charlotte M. Yonge 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... ... of their youth. But those who write in elder years look on at their young people, not with inner sympathy but from the outside. Their affections and ... ...early days with Beechcroft, Stoneborough, and V ale Leston, when they were peopled with the outcome of a youthful mind, and that they may be ready to ... ... ready then; meantime, those two books, if you please.” She handed him his Greek T estament and Bishop Andrews, and repaired to the drawing-room, wher... ...ardsman, had shown himself enough disposed to flirt with the pretty little Greek to make the pru- dent very glad that her home was on the Italian moun... ...ether. No lack of illicit stores was found when the police- men made their descent, and a summons was accordingly served on its mistress to appear at ... ...marriages were still valid without the civil ceremony. “Another step in my descent,” said Gerald. “Still, it does not prove whether this first husband... ...is house, where his wife was equally kind. He fetched the priest, a French Canadian, and the doctor, and Lida has been watching over her most tenderly...

...Preface: If a book by an author who must call herself a veteran should be taken up by readers of a younger generation, they are begged to consider the first few chapters as a sort of prologue, introduced for the sake of those of elder years, who were kind enough to be interested in the domestic politics of the Mohuns ...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...es Publication Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray 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... ...n these, our times, the Artisan hath his voice as well as the Monarch. The people To-Day is King, and we 5 Burlesques chronicle his woes, as They of ... ..., not inglo- riously, in many wars, against mighty odds; but ’twas a small people, and on one dark night the Lion of Judah went down before Vespasian’... ...ids me to speak, by a Sioux’s council-fire and I can patter 71 Burlesques Canadian French with the hunters who come for peltries to Nachitoches or Th... ... she was not idle. The gallant Bowie and his intrepid crew made re- peated descents upon the enemy’s seaboard. The coasts of Rutland and merry Leicest... ...Palestine, he had sojourned in Constantinople, and learned the arts of the Greek. He is a cogger of dice, I tell thee—a chanter of horseflesh. He won ... ...UCH. I WA S ALWAYS FOND OF BILLIARDS: and, in former days, at Grogram’s in Greek Street, where a few jolly lads of my ac- quaintance used to meet twic...

...Excerpt: VOL I. In the morning of life the truthful wooed the beautiful, and their offspring was Love. Like his Divine parents, He is eternal. He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glorious as the u...

.........67 A PLAN FOR A PRIZE NOVEL. ......................................................................................................74 THE DIARY OF C. JEAMES DE LA PLUCHE, ESQ., ...................................................................77 A LETTER FROM ?JEAMES, OF BUCKLEY SQUARE.? ............................................................80 THE DIARY. ........

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