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The Chimes

By: Charles Dickens

... Strutt’s Costumes, and see what a Porter used to be, in any of the good old English reigns.” “He hadn’t, in his very best circumstances, a shirt to h... ... he? Or has the like appeal been ever made, by seventy years at once upon an English labourer’s head, and made in vain! The streets were full of motio... ... and saw that he had elaborately stationed himself behind the chair of their male visitor, where with many mysterious gestures he was holding up the s... ...nful strain — a Dirge — and as he listened, Trotty heard his child among the singers. “She is dead!” exclaimed the old man. “Meg is dead! Her spirit c...

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The Bostonians

By: Henry James

... use, as he did generally, of terms of op probrium extracted from the older English literature. He had seen Tarrant, or his equivalent, often before;... ...e go, Miss Olive?’ he asked of his cousin. ‘Do you flee before the individual male?’ And he turned again to Verena. This young lady gave a laugh that r... ... unprepared to surrender her; and this made her look with suspicion upon all male acquaintance. Mr. Pardon was not the only one she knew; she had an e... ...been occupied with her, had placed a barrier between them—a barrier of broad male backs, of laughter that verged upon coarseness, of glancing smiles d... ...peratic season had begun, he was much occupied in interviewing the principal singers, one of whom he described in one of the leading journals (Olive, ... ...d themselves, but he had a longish pedigree (it had flowered at one time with English royalists and cav aliers), and he seemed at moments to be inhabi... ...th everything it contained, the swiftness of his horses, the softness of his English cart, the pleasure of rolling at that pace over roads as firm as m... ..., on the way back to Tenth Street, had spoken only of Wagner’s music, of the singers, the orchestra, the immensity of the house, her tremendous pleasu... ... house on which (with its approach to the platform), the withdrawing room of singers and speakers was situated; he had chosen his seat in that quarter...

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...ing foster-father, having transported it from France to England; put it in English clothes; taught it to talke our tongue (though many-times with a j... ...e your other servants: it may not onely serve you two, to repeate in true English what you reade in fine French, but many thousands more, to tell th... ...aigne's Essays norable, Lucie Countesse of Bedford. Relucent lustre of our English Dames, In one comprising all most priz'de of all, Whom Ve... ...he stone over the head of Tantalus:' Our lawes doe often condemne and send malefactors to be executed in the same place where the crime was committed... ...you enjoy it longer? -- cur amplius addere quæris Rursum quod percat male, et ingratum occidat omne? -- LUCRET. 1. iii. 985. Why seeke you mor... ...the first day of his birth. Where fathers have the charge to punish their male children, and mothers only maidchildren, and whose punishment is to h... ...him, that it is a custome of popular or base men to call for minstrels or singers at feasts, and an argument they want witty or good discourses and p...

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The American

By: Henry James

... and brushes, and stood rubbing her hands. “How much?” said our friend, in English. “Combien?” “Monsieur wishes to buy it?” asked the young lady in Fr... ...insulte, no?” her interlocu- tor continued. “Don’t you understand a little English?” The young lady’s aptitude for playing a part at short notice was ... ....” Then she tried to repeat it aloud, and laughed at her bad accent. “Your English names are so droll!” “Droll?” said Mr. Newman, laughing too. “Did y... ...uis; “he has great Irish estates. Lady Bridget, in the complete absence of male heirs, either direct or col- lateral—a most extraordinary circumstance... ...rty. What is the grandest thing one can do here? I will hire all the great singers from the opera, and all the first people from the Theatre Francais,... ... be incidental to this unexpected encounter with the infe- rior grace of a male and a Briton. He blushed a good deal, and greeted the object of his la...

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Fire and für : The Last Sorcerer Dragony

By: Roger C. Schlobin

...UTOBIOGRAPHY Roger C. Schlobin is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at East Carolina University and Professor Emeritus of Purdue Unive... ...reening her fading bronze scales with her tail and foolishly ogling every male in the place; Ao Jun, fascinated with everything and knowing nothing, ... ... scars that marked his chest and neck. Mumblings of praise rose from the male dragonettes. He led them in the elaborate, mental war games that sen... ...?" "Challenge?" Suddenly, one sound began to dominate. It was the young males, chanting: "THE SUN, THE SUN, WE WANT THE SUN." Over and over again... ... of the magic makers, the spellbinders, the star trippers, the poets, the singers. Once read, once heard, they haunt, dreams in the mist. Their ec...

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Reprinted Pieces

By: Charles Dickens

...ing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Copy... ...................................................................... 21 OUR ENGLISH WATERING PLACE ....................................................... ...ove to off Pitcairn’s Island; says his simple grace before eating, in good English; and knows that 7 Charles Dickens a pretty little animal on board ... ... is usually a drawn game. After that, the performer instantly departs with male dictory expressions, and is never heard of more. But the most wonderf... ... comes, the Fantoccini come, the T umblers come, the Ethiopians come; Glee singers come at night, and hum and vibrate (not always melodiously) under o... ...ose that between the T orrid Zone and the North Pole there are to be found male dancers with such astonishingly loose legs, fur nished with so many j... ..., git along with you, Sir, if you please; me and Mrs. Bigby don’t want no male parties here!’ That female was Mrs. Prodgit. I immediately withdrew, o...

................... 14 A CHILD?S DREAM OF A STAR................................................................................................. 21 OUR ENGLISH WATERING-PLACE ......................................................................................... 24 OUR FRENCH WATERING-PLACE.......................................................................................

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The Mirror of the Sea

By: Joseph Conrad

...ing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cove... ... have been many open mouths and following eyes on board those ships—Dutch, English, with a sprin- kling of Americans and a German or two—who had all h... ...equal the feats which made the old Tweed a name of praise upon the lips of English-speaking seamen. There was something pathetic in it, as in the ende... ...enerous nature of the West Wind. It is as if his heart were corrupted by a malevolent and brooding rancour. He devastates his own kingdom in the wanto... ...nes of railway-trucks clanking their couplings behind their backs, and run malevolent glances over your ship from headgear to taffrail, only wishing t... ... in our discourse, upon sci- ence, politics, natural history, and operatic singers. Then, after remarking abruptly, “You seem to be rather intelligent... ... the Fenchurch Street Railway- station, where, in those days, the everyday male crowd was attired in jerseys and pilot-cloth mostly, and had the air o...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...but the French language may exert even greater impact on the evolution of English. The Treasure of Our Tongue nourishes the rise of democracies. ... ...lism‖ simply because they were capitalists themselves. 16. Shaping the English Language William Caxton’s print shop helps standardize The Treasu... ... Henry VIII’s first act as ―pope‖ orders and then funds the first printed English Bible. 17. Ottmar Mergenthaler Does It Again Inventors strived ... ...nformation technology. Mnemonics skills that once worked well for poet-singers‘ stories failed to meet the needs of an economic species that irri... ...tock and women from neighbor tribes on the grassier steppes. The Mongol male was perfectly attuned to a natural cycle of raiding other tribes and ... ... the level of violence low but perpetuated tribal conflict. Virtually all male Mongols became warriors Boys began riding before they could walk. T... ...that the pope permit him to divorce his wife, who had failed to produce a male heir, and let him marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. Anne had strong...

...m the North Scandinavian tongues mingle with those of their Viking cousins, but the French language may exert even greater impact on the evolution of English. The Treasure of Our Tongue nourishes the rise of democracies. -- 13. He Unchained Books-The German goldsmith’s invention frees access to library books and breaks the chains of ignorance that held most of mankind in b...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

..., and Rot ten Boroughs, and Revolts of Paris, deafen every French and every English ear, the German can stand peaceful on his scientific watch tower; ... ...on in which pure Science, especially pure moral Science, languishes among us English; and how our mercantile great ness, and invaluable Constitution,... ...ution, impressing a political or other immediately practical tendency on all English culture and endeavor, cramps the free flight of Thought,—that this... .... Observe too how fond they are of peaks, and Gothic arch intersections. The male world wears peaked caps, an ell long, which hang bobbing over the si... ...(Offscourings of Vienna) vociferously superintending games of chance. Ballad singers brayed, Auctioneers grew hoarse; cheap New Wine (heuriger) flowed ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...ing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cove... ...s for her, and made themselves amiable in a thousand ways. And they talked English with adorable simplic- ity , and to the constant amusement of Becky... ...d mimic one or other to his face, and compliment him on his advance in the English language with a gravity which never failed to tickle the Marquis, h... ...on were seated in the little draw- ing-room, listening to the professional singers, who were sing- ing according to their wont, and as if they wished ... ...al, and was waiting for her husband in the adjoining dining-room, with fe- male instinct, auguring evil. The door of the dining-room hap- pened to be ... ...daughters even, may remember how uncommonly agreeable gentlemen are to the male relations when they are courting the females; and per- 83 Thackeray h... ...n, and whether they was fit to sit on a box before a lady?” Jos’s friends, male and female, suddenly became interested about Emmy, and cards of condol...

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Jerusalem Delivered

By: Torquato Tasso

...ing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cove... ...op, and but a thousand all, Under another Robert fierce they run. Then the English squadron, soldiers stout and tall, By William led, their sovereign’... ...y word, Ralph, Rosimond, and Eberard request, A Scottish, an Irish, and an English lord, Whose lands the seas divide far from the rest, And for the fi... ...he did, Those glances shamefaced were, close, secret, hid. XLII As cunning singers, ere they strain on high, In loud melodious tunes, their gentle voi... ...oniface And Beatrice his dear possessed the stage; Nor was there left heir male of that great race, To enjoy the sceptre, state and heritage; The Prin... ...spond the birds, the streams, the wind, But yet unseen those nymphs, those singers were, Unseen the lutes, harps, viols which they bear. 404 Jerusale...

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