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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...fe on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ersity. 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... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...missionarying among them, and drawing whole populations of them at a time to Quebec, and later to Montreal, to buy furs of them. Necessarily, then, th... ... relic of a time when one could travel from the mouths of the Mississippi to Quebec and be on French territory and under French rule all the way. Pres... ...p in a week’s apprenticeship over in Jersey just before we sailed. My cattle culture and cattle enthusiasm have served their turn—I shan’t need them a... ...the repulse of the Union forces with great slaughter. Chapter 4O Castles and Culture BATON R OUGE WAS CLOTHED IN FLOWERS, like a bride—no, much mo... ... the toma hawk of commercial enterprise, sounding the warwhoop of Christian culture, tearing off the reeking scalp of sloth and Life on the Mississip...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and of 300,00...

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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... ...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 ... ...n to ornament these pretty villas and render them attractive, leads to the culture of trees and flowers, and the laying out of well kept gardens, the ... ...on at the word of God. CHAPTER XV —IN CANADA; TORONTO; KINGSTON; MONTREAL; QUEBEC; ST. JOHN’S. IN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN; LEBANON; THE SHAKER VILLAGE... ...eap from barren winter, to the blooming youth of summer. The steamboats to Quebec perform the journey in the night; that is to say, they leave Montrea... ...; that is to say, they leave Montreal at six in the evening, and arrive at Quebec at six next morning. We American Notes – Dickens 221 made this exc...

...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 Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel Defoe

... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia S... ...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 file as an electronic trans- mission, in any way. The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, the Pennsylvania State University, Elec... ...found it was a French merchant ship of three-hundred tons, home-bound from Quebec. The master gave us a long account of the distress of his ship; how ... ...ey catch the fish), where, meeting with a French ship bound from France to Quebec, and from thence to Martinico, to carry provisions, he thought he sh... ...ld have an opportunity to com- plete his first design, but when he came to Quebec, the mas- ter of the ship died, and the vessel proceeded no further;... ...I have so often described, as far as my bower; and as they increased their culture, it went always eastward. The English lived in the north-east part,...

...Excerpt: That homely proverb, used on so many occasions in England, viz. ?That what is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh,? was never more verified than in the story of my Life. Any one would think that after thirty-five years? affliction, and a variety of unhappy circumstances, which few men, if any, ever went through before, and a...

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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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ifferent instincts, different appetites, different morals, and a different culture. It is well for one man to say that slavery has caused the separati... ... New Hampshire—the American Alps, as they love to call them—and then on to Quebec, and up through the two Canadas to Niagara; and this route we follow... ... a branch striking from Richmond, a little within the limits of Canada, to Quebec, and down the St. Lawrence to Riviere du Loup. The main line is cont... ...only during those months in which it is shut out from the St. Lawrence and Quebec by ice. But the St. Lawrence and Quebec cannot offer the advan- tage... ...y, nor ragged, nor rough. They have about them no signs of want, or of low culture. Many of us also know the appearance of those girls who work in the...

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

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ench Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...and’ ghosts, who sank shamefully on so many battle-fields from Rossbach to Quebec, that thy Harlot might take revenge for an epigram,—crowd round thee... ... the sons of the Saxon Puritans, with their Old-Saxon tem- per, Old-Hebrew culture, sleek Silas, sleek Benjamin, here on such errand, among the light ... ...ea- tures, how shall he, in all Philosophe-soirees, and saloons of elegant culture, become notable as a Friend of Darkness? Among the Paris Long-robes...

... .................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. ............................................................................................................................. 6 Chapter 1.1.I. Louis the Well-Beloved. ................................................

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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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...is a high object not to alienate Gerald, as would certainly be done by the culture of the ugly—” “Or rather of that which pretends to be the reverse, ... ... and exposure before the boat was picked up, and she was finally landed at Quebec, where she was laid up with pleurisy in the hospital. And there was ...

...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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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...and’ ghosts, who sank shamefully on so many battle-fields from Rossbach to Quebec, that thy Harlot might take revenge for an epigram,—crowd round thee... ....) the sons of the Saxon Puritans, with their Old-Saxon temper, Old-Hebrew culture, sleek Silas, sleek Benjamin, here on such errand, among the light ... ...creatures, how shall he, in all Philosophe-soirees, and saloons of elegant culture, become notable as a Friend of Darkness? Among the Paris Long-robes... ...out a sigh from most Historians. The men were men of parts, of Philosophic culture, decent behaviour; not condemnable in that they were Pedants and ha...

...E ................................................................................................................................ 12 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. ........................................................................................................................... 12 Chapter 1.1.I. Louis the Well-Beloved. .................................................

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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... ...IAN WORDS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Ktaadn 1 Ktaadn O N THE 31st of August, 1846, I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backw... ...ercise of practical talent merely are a sure and rapid means of intellectual culture and independence. The last edition of Greenleaf’s Map of Maine hu... ...ng confinement in constrained positions in canoes, in their long voyages from Quebec to the Huron country; but afterwards I sat on the cross bars, or s... ... answered that they were another language. As Tahmunt said that he traded at Quebec, my companion inquired the meaning of Chesuncook 87 the word Queb... ...hs and humanized Nature for him. But there are spirits of a yet more liberal culture, to whom no simplicity is barren. There are not only stately pine... ...m over the woods beyond the rivers as that of a train of cars, — the cars at Quebec. Our minds anywhere, when left to themselves, are always thus busi...

...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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