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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...com http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After... ...ml Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United S... ...f opprobrium and odium is hardly surprising, or unprecedented. Empires - Rome, the British, the Ottomans - were always targeted by the disgruntled,... ...ast decade alone) is in avowed opposition to crucial pillars of the international order. Naturally, America's enemies and critics are envious of i... ...ad to invade Panama to depose the latter and to molest Iraq for the second time in order to force the removal of the former. The Kosovo Liberation ... ...llies and either conquered or otherwise absorbed them into its body politic. Roman commanders and procurators meddled in the internal affairs of th... ...May 29, 1453 Turkish soldiers forced their way into the shattered city. Most of the commanders (among them Venetians and Genoese) were dead or wound...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

... Drama set in India By Audrey Blankenhagen ‘GOD IS LOVE, IS THIS THE FINAL MESSAGE OF INDIA’ E.M. Forster, 1924 ... ...a By Audrey Blankenhagen ‘GOD IS LOVE, IS THIS THE FINAL MESSAGE OF INDIA’ E.M. Forster, 1924 This bo... ...r dead, is coincidental. © 2002 by Audrey Blankenhagen. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retriev... ...s, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from the author. ISBN: 1-4033-8037-6 (e-book) ISBN: ... ... ‘And how do they not trouble you?’ Thuggee: ‘Are not the people whom we kill, killed by the orders of KALI?’ THUGS - A murderous, fanatical,... ...the loss of a traveller in India could be attributed to a wild animal or some other mishap. When British travellers went missing on journeys to the ... ...e, female infanticide and the practice of suttee, as one of the important humanitarian reforms of British rule. v Historical Note to Reader T... ...old. When does the Nawab expect us? Tell me something about him and his family, Gavin.’ ‘I have ordered our carriage for six o’clock to-morrow even... ...sequently, the orgies of retribution, drunkenness and looting by some British troops (which their commanders seemed unable, or Audrey Blankenhagen ...

...THE CURSE OF KALI is a historical fiction set in 19th century India by Audrey Blankenhagen. The exotic beauty of India, her British rulers living in splendid isolation; the opulence and intrigue of a Muslim Royal Court; the m...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russ... ... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia a... ..." "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made ... ...The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made by ... ... Kubla Khan suppresses an insurrection -- Defeats a body of 500,000 cavalry -- Orders the execution of the leader by tossing him in a carpet -- The ha... ...als to the religious fervor of his soldiers -- An overture for peace -- Cortez orders the hands of the ambassadors cut off -- His triumphal entrance i... ... -- A glorious day in Seville -- A procession of notables -- Appearance of the commanders -- A sight of bewildering splendor -- The departure from Sev... ...ly common in the Middle Ages, and their influence upon early voyagers, whether commanders or common sailors, render a chapter on sea superstitions not... ...of impending danger. Such a spectre appeared in 1664, to Captain Rogers of the British Navy. He was heading for the Hatteras Capes, but still deemed h...

...Thrilling narratives of voyages, discoveries, adventures, battles, darings and sufferings of the heroic characters, bold explorers and dauntless spirits who have made ocean history and established christian supremacy over the most savage lands of...

...The Rolling Stone of History. -- Surprising revelations -- Ancient Cities that are now no more -- Effects of Cataclysms upon the human race -- The rise and fall of nations -- Cave dwellers who became masters of the world -- T...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

... Pathological Narcissism – An Overview A Primer on Narcissism and the Narcissistic ( ) Personality Disorder NPD The Narcissist's Ent... ...arcissistic ( ) Personality Disorder NPD The Narcissist's Entitlement of Routine – Pathological Narcissism A Dysfunction or a Blessing? ... ...t of Routine – Pathological Narcissism A Dysfunction or a Blessing? The Narcissist's Confabulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliog... ...sfunction or a Blessing? The Narcissist's Confabulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliography The Narcissist in the Workplace Th... ...everage his pathology, how to use it to his advantage, how to deploy it in order to maximise benefits and utilities – in other words, how to transf... ... lies at the drop of a hat, needlessly, and almost ceaselessly. He lies in order to avoid the Grandiosity Gap – when the abyss between fact and (n... ...- The Space Industry Russia's Vodka Wars Lukoil's Changing Fortunes Russia's British Turning Point Let My People Go - The Jackson-V anik Controversy F... ...hy ad depicting the precocious leader berating his pusillanimous and craven commanders ahead of a crucial battle. He speaks fluent Macedonian (the ... ... return to Babylon, once there, he executed scores of his satraps, military commanders, and other functionaries. Alexander was known for his hubris ...

...Narcissistic and psychopathic leaders come in all shapes and degrees of virulence. Learn to recognize them in various settings (the workplace, religion, politics) and to cope with the toxic fallout of their "leadership"....

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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 ... ... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING ............... 24 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES ......................... 28 SELF-CENTERED A... ...tic principles. If it is a more totalitarian system we may appreciate the order that it gives. We seldom stray from our traditions. People are gener... ...hip positions.‖ -- ―Well gentlemen, here comes our lunch. The president ordered it. Just a twenty- seven course snack while we talk.‖ ... ...ical document whose aim was to incite the colonists to revolt against the British.‖ --―I don‘t buy that Lee. We have always been a primarily Ch... ...s? ` ―I don‘t know any of the particulars of these studies, but the British Broadcasting Company in 2004 found that 10% of Americans didn‘t be... ...e made. The uninformed individuals will continue to fall in line with the commanders of their kingdoms and the regents of their religions. In short, ...

...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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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 7 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 7 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...olumes V olume 7 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Seven is a public... ...itings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Seven is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ngs of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Seven is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ly a court of inquiry examined chiefly with refer- ence to disobedience of orders, and reported the evidence. The foregoing is a synoptical statement ... ...ut, although he more than once advised its withdrawal, he never positively ordered it. General Schenck, on the con- trary, believed the service of th... ...d their authority to prevent the departure of new hostile expeditions from British ports. The Emperor of France has, by a like proceeding, promptly v... ...Florida, where they will be sent under suitable guards by orders from army commanders. The commanding generals, who have power to act on pro- ceedings... ...t when General Grant was made Lieutenant-General, producing some change of commanders, General Blair sought to be assigned to the command of a corps. ...

...Excerpt: In June last a division was substantially lost at or near Winchester, Va. At the time, it was under General Milroy as immediate commander in the field, General Schenck as department commander at Baltimore, and General Halleck as general- in-chief at Washington. General Milroy, as immediate commander, ...

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The C‘Sars

By: Thomas de Quincey

... BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION THE CÆSARS By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...SSICS SERIES PUBLICATION THE CÆSARS By Thomas de Quincey 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 docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...n to geography , or recognised by the muse of History—than at this day the British empire on the sea can be brought into question or made conditional,... ...ef of Owyhee or Tongataboo should proclaim a momentary independence of the British trident, or should even offer a transient outrage to her sovereign ... ...rstition of portents, prodi- gies, and omens. Thus far, in common with his order, and in this sense, Julius Cæsar was naturally a despiser of supersti... ...n this fine and Cæsarean line, “this world” is to be understood not of the order of co-existences merely, but also of the order of successions; he was... ...e these wild marauders anxious to provide for a safe retreat; the imperial commanders in Moesia listened eagerly to their offers: and it set the seal ...

...Excerpt: The condition of the Roman Emperors has never yet been fully appreciated; nor has it been sufficiently perceived in what respects it was absolutely unique. There was but one Rome: no other city, as we are satisfied by the col...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rsity. 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... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ... directions to hire some young gentleman of either university to put them in order, and correct the style, as my cousin Dampier did, by my advice, in ... ...baskets full of meat, which had been provided and sent thither by the king’s orders, upon the first intelligence he received of me. I observed there w... ... the straight rope, at least an inch higher than any other lord in the whole empire. I have seen him do the summerset several times together, upon a t... ...e up of tradesmen in the several cit ies, and farmers in the country, whose commanders are only the nobility and gentry, without pay or reward. They ... ...arous people! But this description, I confess, does by no means af fect the British nation, who may be an example to the whole world for their wisdom...

...Excerpt: The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother?s side. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curio...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...et Free by H.G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The World Set Free by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...s, the opening campaign through the Neth- erlands, and the despatch of the British Expeditionary Force were all justified before the book had been pub... ...ng engine, the steam-engine and the steam-boat, followed one another in an order that had a kind of logical necessity. It is the most interesting and ... ...tific dis- covery was still rather a procession of happy accidents than an orderly conquest of nature? Y et the spirit of seeking was spreading steadi... ...which, for ex- ample, the reports of the British Admiralty and of the Slav commanders were recorded as they kept coming to hand. Upon these maps, as u... ...eth cen- tury understood it. T o one human being at least the consult- ing commanders had the likeness of world-wielding gods. She was a skilled typis...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 6 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 6 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...olumes V olume 6 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publicat... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...tings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Six is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ... with you; but while co-operating with General McClellan you will obey his orders, except that you are to judge, and are not to allow your force to be... ..., I suggested that it is dangerous to direct a subordinate not to obey the orders of his superior in any case, and that to give instructions to Genera... ...to myself, and which I cannot feel justified in leaving to the decision of commanders in the field. These are totally different questions from those o... ...e do the best we can. I mean to cast no blame where I tell you each of our commanders along our line from Richmond to Corinth sup- poses himself to be... ...ton himself endured greater physical hard- ships than if he had remained a British subject, yet he was a happy man because he had engaged in benefitin...

...Excerpt: The third section of the ?Act further to promote the efficiency of the Navy,? approved 21st of December, 1861, provides: ?That the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall have th...

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Common Sense

By: Thomas Paine

... Common Sense by Thomas Paine is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ... Common Sense by Thomas Paine is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University, nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any... ...ith the least expense and greatest benefit, is preferable to all others. In order to gain a clear and just idea of the design and end of government, ... ...MONARCHY AND HEREDIT ARY SUCCESSION MANKIND BEING ORIGINALLY equals in the order of cre ation, the equality could only be destroyed by some subsequ... ...ent would never suffer itself to be drained of inhabitants, to sup port the British arms in either Asia, Africa, or Europe. Besides what have we to d... ...e by her dependence on Britain, she is made the make weight in the scale of British politics. Europe is too thickly planted with kingdoms to be long ... ...RMS. Give us proof of your sincerity by publishing it at St. James’s, to the commanders in chief at Boston, to the Admirals and Captains who are pirat...

...Introduction: Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favour; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...he Air by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...d to keep his secret safe from any further risk of leak- age. He faced the British public now with the question whether they wanted his secret or not;... ...sual dimensions and irregular circumstances and the still largely decorous British public learnt with reluctance and alarm that a sympathetic treatmen... ...ed tape! There are nations that will not fling away the empire of earth in order to slight an un- known man and insult a noble woman whose boots they ... ...throw his foot-pump about his shop, and take his stock of gongs outside in order to return them through the window-panes. It carried no real convictio... ...r navy. We have selected a certain point—it is at present ze secret of our commanders—which we shall seize, and zen 87 H G Wells we shall establish a...

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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... ...e and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... places and took up the pow- ers and duties of local government in perfect order and with- out embarrassment. This would have dispelled his appre- hen... ...entury, he would have cast away his fears of our ability to restore peace, order, and prosperity, in 7 Tocqueville the face of any difficulties, and ... ...ople has been clearly observable – In what respects all who emi- grated to British America were similar – In what they dif- fered – Remark applicable ... ...least revolutionary part, of a demo- cratic army, will always be its chief commanders. But the remarks I have just made on officers and soldiers are n... ...rity prevailed between the officers and the men. Plutarch’s lives of great commanders furnish con- vincing instances of the fact: the soldiers were in...

...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 th...

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The Whole History of Grandfathers Chair or True Stories from New England History, 1620-1808

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...y NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Whole History of Grandfather’s Chair or True Stories from New England H... ...RNE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Whole History of Grandfather’s Chair or True Stories from New England History, 1620 1808 ... ...m New England History, 1620 1808 by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ew England History, 1620 1808 by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...for his homestead; an other is hewing the trunk of a fallen pine tree, in order to build himself a dwelling; a third is hoeing in his field of In di... ...so, being a magistrate, he had often to punish some idler or evil doer, by ordering him to be set in the stocks or scourged at the whipping post. Ofte... ...ss caused the gover nor and Sir Francis Wheeler, who was commander of the British forces, to give up all thoughts of attacking Canada. “Soon after th... ... mand threw himself upon his sword and perished. Thus de prived of their commanders, the remainder of the ships re turned to France. This was as gr... ... a mob of the Boston people. They were so in censed at the conduct of the British Commodore Knowles, who had impressed some of their fellow citizens,...

...Preface: In writing this ponderous tome, the author?s desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals in such a form and style that the young may make acquaintance with them of their own accord. For this purpose, while ostensib...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...y H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION War and the Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publicatio... ...e Future: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...uture: Italy, France and Britain at War by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ist- ence for making things clear, counteracting hostile sugges- tion, the British official organisations are comparatively in- effective; but what is... ...btle critic, calling in upon me after brav- ing the wintry seas to see the British fleet; M. Joseph Reinach follows them presently upon the same erran... ...men at Madame T ussaud’s. An antiquated figure. The effect of these French commanders upon me was quite different from my encounter with that last bel... ...t above Monfalcone across an arm of the Adriatic, and which were now under orders to shift and move up closer. The bat- tery was the most unobtrusive ... ... smell…. Yet into this wilderness the Italians are now thrusting a sort of order. The German is a wonderful worker, they say on the Anglo-French front...

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A Footnote to History

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...lication A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is fur... ...ation A Footnote to History by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...t, and whence he can see, on the line of the main coast of the island, the British and the new Ameri- can consulates. The course of his walk will have... ...d Mataafa was no sooner set down with the embassy than he was summoned and ordered on board by two German officers. The step is one of those triumphs ... ...gn power in treaty with his own king, and the captain of a German corvette orders him to quit his guests. But there was worse to come. I gather that T... ...ession, but to arbitrate on his remains. A confer- ence of the consuls and commanders met on board the Cal- liope, October 4th, Fritze alone being abs... ...ith difficulty, and the fear of whose misconduct marred the sleep of their commanders. Both paused aghast; both had time to recognise that not the who...

...Preface: An affair which might be deemed worthy of a note of a few lines in any general history has been here expanded to the size of a volume or large pamphlet. The smallness of the scale, and the singularity of the manners and events and many of the characters, considere...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 5 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 5 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...olumes V olume 5 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Five is a publica... ...ritings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Five is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Five is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...I will pay you for the papers and for your trouble. I wish the two sets in order to lay one away in the [undeci- pherable word] and to put the other i... ... which in commercial usage means interest-paying bonds with obligations or orders attached to them for the payment of annual or semiannual interest; t... ... were desirous of regulating their own concerns in their own way, that the British Government should not interfere; that at one 50 The Writings of Ab... ...f the 5th of August last Congress authorized the President to instruct the commanders of suitable vessels to defend themselves against and to capture ... ...specially, it seems to me that it would also be advisable to authorize the commanders of sailing vessels to recapture any prizes which pirates may mak...

...Excerpt: Sydney Spring. My dear sir, your letter introducing Mr. Faree was duly received. There was no opening to nominate him for Superintendent of Public Instruction, but through him Egypt made a most valuable contribution to the convention. I think it may be fairly said that he came off the lion of the day--or rather of the night. Can you not elect him to the Legisl...

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The Rose and the Ring

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Makepeace Thackeray A Penn State Electronic Cloassics Series Publication The Rose and the Ring by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of th... ...ion The Rose and the Ring by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ... quite tires me: and, my love, I should like you to have a new neck- lace. Order one. Not more than a hundred or a hundred and fifty thousand pounds.’... ...own nephew! our late King’s only son.’ ‘Giglio may go to the tailor’s, and order the bills to be sent in to Glumboso to pay. Confound him! I mean bles... ...er age at his royal father’s death, did not feel the loss of his crown and empire. As long as he had plenty of toys and sweetmeats, a holiday five tim... ...Army of Fidelity: it pottered along as nimbly as the gout of the principal commanders al- lowed: it consisted of twice as many officers as soldiers: a... ... very hottest battles His Majesty rode about as calmly as if he had been a British Grenadier at Alma. W ere I engaged in fighting for my country, I sh...

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The Talisman

By: Sir Walter Scott

...n by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott 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, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...imagination by yet more sacred remem- brances—had been of late surveyed by British eyes, and de- scribed by recent travellers. Had I, therefore, attem... ... invitation was gratefully accepted. Richard, in the meantime, gave secret orders to his marshal that he should repair to the prison, select a certain... ...s it were a tender chick, To see how the others will like.’ “This horrible order was punctually executed. At noon the guests were summoned to wash by ... ...ges and recriminations, and both the common soldiery and their leaders and commanders, who had been good comrades in time of victory, lowered on each ... ...the little mound; and as those of each different country passed by , their commanders advanced a step or two up the hill, and made a signal of courtes...

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Virginibus Puerisque, And Other Papers

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...inibus Puerisque & Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ...bus Puerisque & Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ............................................................. 49 CHAPTER IV – ORDERED SOUTH ................................................................ ... face; and truth in human relations is of this more intangible and dubious order: hard to seize, harder to communicate. Veracity to facts in a loose, ... ...rguments is supposed to reside in them, just as some of the majesty of the British Empire dwells in the constable’s truncheon. They are used in pure s... ...ing an ugly weir in a canoe has exactly as much thought about fame as most commanders going into battle; and yet the action, fall out how it will, is ... ...red, two things must be attended to that require no proof: FIRST, that the British constitution is the best that ever was since the creation of the wo...

....................... 38 CHAPTER III ? AN APOLOGY FOR IDLERS.......................................................................... 49 CHAPTER IV ? ORDERED SOUTH ........................................................................................... 58 CHAPTER V ? AES TRIPLEX ...............................................................................................

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