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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...FROM THE COVER OF VOICES FROM THE PAST: In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent n... ...COVER OF VOICES FROM THE PAST: In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author Paul Alexander Bartlett acco... ...of Lesbos, the famous Greek poet; Jesus; Leonardo da Vinci; Shakespeare; and Abraham Lincoln. Each novel appears here in its entirety within a sin... ...d, impressive, highly pictorial.” JOE KNOEFLER in the L.A. Times: “...an American writer gifted with...perception and sensitivity.” FRANK TANNENBA... ... arranging his treatises on perspective, anatomy, horses, flight, and the arts. His patron, King Francis, called him “Mon Père.” Da Vinci’s last yea... ...ay, “You should have done a lot less fishing in the Avon, boy! Why, these fellows will never learn, not the way you teach. See, they grin at you. Th... ... all my schooling did not amount to one year. I was never in a college or academy as a student, and never inside of a college or academy building ti... ... best to enlighten me on scientific points since I have never studied the sciences, a brief elementary course, I might call it. I found the two rema...

...In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author Paul Alexander Bartlett accomplishes a tour de force of historical fiction, allowing the reader to enter for the first time into the private worlds of...

...illis Barnstone 3 SAPPHO’S JOURNAL 5 CHRIST’S JOURNAL 155 LEONARDO DA VINCI’S JOURNAL 221 SHAKESPEARE’S JOURNAL 343 LINCOLN’S JOURNAL 511 ABOUT THE AUTHOR 621 COLOPHON 625...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION by DONALD BROADRIBB With contributions by Marilyn H... ...ELIGIOUS DIMENSION by DONALD BROADRIBB With contributions by Marilyn Holly and Norma Lyons Second Edition Published by the Author York, Western Austra... ...on Published by the Author York, Western Australia 2006 The first edition of this book was published under the title The Mystical Chorus by Millenniu... ..., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1953. The Spiritual Legacy of The American Indian, by Joseph Epes Brown. © 1982 by Joseph Epes Brown. Reprint... ... Greece and Rome it was Plato’s teachings, as taught and ex- panded by the Academy which he had founded, that dominated. Christian belief as we know i... ...ons of the myth, the Evil Twin creates and gives healing herbs and healing arts to humans to whom he earlier brought sickness. He thus becomes a heale... ... The individual psyche of the Aborigine is already largely merged with his fellows and his land, so that perhaps for him the experience of the ceremon... ...h of what the “New Agers” claim to have discovered as of what our orthodox sciences claim. I also tend to suspect that those hypothetical future being...

...Most readers of this book will have had some type of religious instruction. Whether as children we were taught at a church Sunday school or some other religious institution, or weabsorbed simple social assumptions from the culture we live...

...What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

...TITU POPESCU THE AESTHETICS OF PARADOXISM (second edition) American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 2... ...TITU POPESCU THE AESTHETICS OF PARADOXISM (second edition) American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 2 Titu Popescu THE AESTHETICS OF ... ...(second edition) American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 2 Titu Popescu THE AESTHETICS OF PARADOXISM (second edition) Translated from Romanian by... ...second edition) Translated from Romanian by P. Georgelin, F. Smarandache, and L. Popescu American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 3 This book can b... ...f metacreation (through metalanguage): “where should be collocated the new arts if not in a sensual combinative system, the first stage of an operati... ...paradoxes exist in mathematics? Does the most exact science, the queen of sciences - as Gauss had said - admit false and simultaneously true things?... ...rom the Bible), extrapolated theorems, folklore of the running to and fro fellows, absurd legislative proposals, remade maxims and, finally, all kind... ...phical area. * In 1995 Florentin Smarandache is granted the prize of the Academy of Letters and Arts in Perigord (France) and is co-opted as a memb...

...In the history of thought and creation, the decisive events, the great and significant moments, the strongly affirmative stages - then the imposition of the optimizing novelties - have depended on the name and prestige of a pe...

...In aesthetics, the paradox means the apparent resolution of an enigmatic situation (the result of such a process is the satisfaction of a distention), the emotional moving force being the unforeseen, the unexpected (which generates and al...

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French Ways and Their Meaning

By: Edith Wharton

...ight © 2001 by Global Language Resources, Inc. All rights reserved. Based on the first edition of 1919. Electronic text created by Sara Triggs. Conten... ...obal Language Resources, Inc. All rights reserved. Based on the first edition of 1919. Electronic text created by Sara Triggs. Contents Preface . . . ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 FRENCH WAYS AND THEIR MEANING 1 PREFACE T his book is essentially a desultory book, t... ...ecific instances. There fore, when he had laid down the principle that every American’s ruling passion is money making, he cast about for an instance,... ...plumber may conceivably make better fighters than inferior representatives of arts less remote from war. Therefore, to judge France fairly to day, the ... ...—explains the existence of such re ally national institutions as the French Academy, and the French national theatre, the Th´ eˆ atre Franc ¸ais. The... ..., and make French not only elegant, but capable of dealing with the arts and sciences.” Think of the significance of such an act at such a moment! Fran... ...f their own long moral experience by their universal comment on the American fellows in arms whose fine qualities they so fully recognise. “Ce sont de...

...Excerpt: PREFACE; This book is essentially a desultory book, the result of intermittent observation, and often, no doubt, of rash assumption. Having been written in Paris, at odd moments, during the last two years of the war, it could hardly be more than a series of disjointed notes; a...

...Table of Contents: Preface, 1 -- I ?First Impression, 4 -- I, 4 -- II, 6 -- III, 8 -- II? Reverence, 10 -- I, 10 -- II, 13 -- III, 15 -- III? Taste, 17 -- I, 17 -- II, 17 -- III, 18 -- IV, 21 -- IV? Intellectual Honesty, 24 -- I, 2...

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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... ...ication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ....................................................... 151 CHAPTER XI: CERES AMERICANA .................................................................... ...ls, and you love American cotton better than American loyalty and American fellowship.” This I found to be unfair, and in what politest language I cou... ...was in consequence obliged to abandon his commis- sion and retire from the Academy. Will that young lady ever again sleep quietly in her bed? I should... ...r right to render that worship in the mode most consistent with their con- sciences, no person shall be by law compelled to join or be classed with an... ...c institutions by rewards and immunities for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of th...

...?RHODE ISLAND ................................................................................................. 20 CHAPTER III: MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND VERMONT ............................................................................ 34 CHAPTER IV: LOWER CANADA ...............................................................................................................

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Travels in England during the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

By: Paul Hentzner

...Travels in England During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner and Fragmenta Regalia by Sir ... ...Travels in England During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner and Fragmenta Regalia by Sir Robert Nau... ...Travels in England During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth by Paul Hentzner and Fragmenta Regalia by Sir Robert Naunton A PENN S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASS... ...gn, having entered as Fellow Com- moner at Trinity College, and obtained a Fellowship at Trinity Hall. Naunton went to Scotland in 1589 with an uncle,... ...great num- ber of learned men are supported, and the studies of all polite sciences and languages flourish. I think proper to mention some few things ... ...s colleges. Cantaber, a Spaniard, is thought to have first instituted this academy 375 years be- fore Christ, and Sebert, King of the East Angles, to ... ...e, to which are admitted earls, barons, gentlemen, doctors, and Masters of Arts, but very few of the latter—this is more plentifully and expensively s... ...velvet, in some of which were woven history pieces; in others, Turkish and American dresses, all extremely natural. In the hall are these curiosities:...

...Introduction: Queen Elizabeth herself, and London as it was in her time, with sketches of Elizabethan England, and of its great men in the way of social dignity, are here brought home to us by Paul Hentzner and Sir Robert Naunton....

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penns... ... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...arrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... .... His saluta- tion was something to this effect. ‘What the hell do you gay fellows want with me? What the blazes is this humbugging letter about? My s... ...after so long a voyage, she only, out of the total crew, was thrown on the American shore, with one hundred and five pounds in her purse of clear gain... ...he state of their domestic politics amongst the Tartars by the undermining arts of Zebek-Dorchi, and his ally the Lama, that very little importance wo... ...s the ne- 215 Thomas de Quincey cessity of working) the apparatus of many sciences towards a composite result; the intellect that retires in one dire... ...arity school; and, in the year 1732, removed to the Royal (or Frederician) Academy. Here he studied the Greek and Latin classics, and formed an intima...

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...Contents Volume One ..................................................................... 4 THE HOUSEHOLD WRECK.......................................................................................................... 4 THE SPANISH NUN ....................................................................................

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...ated by John Oxenford Introduction by Thomas Carlyle Autobiography: Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, trans. John ... ...ns. John Oxenford, with an introduction by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... John Oxenford, with an introduction by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... mental development was Adam Frederick Oeser, at this time director of the academy of arts in Leipsic. Goethe, from his earliest years, was never with... ...elopment was Adam Frederick Oeser, at this time director of the academy of arts in Leipsic. Goethe, from his earliest years, was never without a pas- ... ...cene in Auerbach’s cellar. Egmont was also begun under the stimulus of the American Rebel- lion. A way of escaping from his embarrassments was unex- p... ...ferent shape. Besides, I had also to call to mind how I had labored in the sciences and other arts, and what, in such apparently foreign departments, ... ...nd would now do his best in hopes of attaining that domestic felicity. His fellows praised him for this, although they did not approve of a pre- matur...

...Excerpt: It would appear that for inquirers into Foreign Literature, for all men anxious to see and understand the European world as it lies around them, a great problem is presented in this Goethe; a singular, highly significant phenomenon, and now also means more or less complete for ascertaining its significance. A m...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ORY by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the ... ...ATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...s, it is said, What a spec- tacle! Now too behold our Deane, our Franklin, American Pleni- potentiaries, here in position soliciting; (1777; Deane som... ...hemist Berthollet too,—on the part of Monseigneur de Chartres. Had not the Academy of Sciences, with its Baillys, Franklins, Lavoisiers, interfered! B... ...hollet too,—on the part of Monseigneur de Chartres. Had not the Academy of Sciences, with its Baillys, Franklins, Lavoisiers, interfered! But it did i... ...-rooms: really a noble Hall; where uphol- stery, aided by the subject fine-arts, has done its best; and crimson tasseled cloths, and emblematic fleurs... ...orious faculty of self-help, and yet not lost the glorious natural gift of fellowship, of being helped. Rare union! This man can live self-sufficing—y...

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...Contents THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY.......................................................................................................... 12 VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE ...............................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

... U UB B B B BLI LI LI LI LICA CA CA CA CATI TI TI TI TIO O O O ON N N N N The French Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a public... ...ench Revolution: A History (Volume One) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...ons, it is said, What a spectacle! Now too behold our Deane, our Franklin, American Plenipotentiaries, here in position soliciting; (1777; Deane somew... ...hemist Berthollet too,—on the part of Monseigneur de Chartres. Had not the Academy of Sciences, with its Baillys, Franklins, Lavoisiers, interfered! B... ...hollet too,—on the part of Monseigneur de Chartres. Had not the Academy of Sciences, with its Baillys, Franklins, Lavoisiers, interfered! But it did i... ...-rooms: really a noble Hall; where uphol- stery, aided by the subject fine-arts, has done its best; and crimson tasseled cloths, and emblematic fleurs... ... the temper of his Invalides. This day, for example, he sent twenty of the fellows down to unscrew those mus- kets; lest Sedition might snatch at them...

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...Contents VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE .................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. .....................................................

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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... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication An Englishman Looks at the World by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ..................................................................... 182 THE AMERICAN POPULATION .......................................................... ...some small flutterings of effort, the foundation of some ridiculous little academy of literary busybodies and hangers-on, the public recognition of th... ...mmediate surroundings and all the urgencies of every day, into a limitless fellowship of thought and beauty. Now I am not writing this in any vague rh... ...large extent to bear children, they have dropped most of their home-making arts, they no longer nurse nor educate such children as they have, and they... ... a very obvious way, sociology seemed to Comte to crown the edifice of the sciences; it was to be to the statesman what pathology and physiology were ...

...Excerpt: The telephone bell rings with the petulant persistence that marks a trunk call, and I go in from some ineffectual gymnastics on the lawn to deal with the irruption. There is the usual trouble in connecting up, minute voices i...

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

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Letters on England

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778

...n Letters on England by Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Letters on England by Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...hat country. The first step he took was to enter into an alliance with his American neighbours, and this is the only treaty between those people and t... ...eserve, and most of them pedants. When these are told that in France young fellows famous for their dissoluteness, and raised to the high- est digniti... ... venerable part of mankind, consisting of those who study the laws and the sciences, of traders, of artificers, in a word, of all who were not tyrants... ...acted from her crown and titles, was born to encourage the whole circle of arts, and to do good to mankind. She appears as an ami- able philosopher on... ...ngue, the Elogium of Sir Isaac Newton, which M. de Fontenelle spoke in the Academy of Sciences. M. de Fontenelle presides as judge over philosophers; ...

...Introduction: Francois Marie Arouet, who called himself Voltaire, was the son of Francois Arouet of Poitou, who lived in Paris, had given up his office of notary two years before the birth of this his third son, and obtained some years afterwards a treasurer?s office in the Chambre des Comptes....

...Contents LETTER I.?ON THE QUAKERS .............................................................................................................................. 6 LETTER II.?ON THE QUAKERS .............................................................

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

... Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...S PUBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...UBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ovelist is simple. At the same time it is the most elusive of all creative arts, the most liable to be ob- scured by the scruples of its servants and ... ...ast instance be a history of a really very relentless warfare. Neither his fellows, nor his gods, nor his passions will leave a man alone. In virtue o... ...de visible, tan- gible, in the struggles, in the contacts of the fine con- sciences, in their perplexities, in the sophism of their mistakes. For a fi... ...ng, and he talked slowly with an into- nation which on some people, mainly Americans, had, I believe, a jarring effect. But not on me. What- ever he s... ...lish. A wild and stormy abode, sometimes, was that confined, shallow-water academy of seamanship from which I launched myself on the wide oceans. My t...

Excerpt: Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad.

.......... 32 STEPHEN CRANE?A NOTE WITHOUT DATES?1919 ......................................................................................... 46 TALES OF THE SEA?1898 ....................................................................................................................................... 49 AN OBSERVER IN MALAYA?1898...............................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...E VOLUMES Volume Four A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication ... ...Volume Four A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication of the Pen... ...ylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...ed seven or eight people with fiddles, fifes, trombones, and a drum. These fellows an- noyed me very much, at intervals, during the repast, by an infi... ... society after our names, in the fashion of the R. S. A., Royal Society of Artsthe S. D. U. K., Society for the Diffu- sion of Useful Knowledge, &c, ... ...on Barry. 74 Poe in Five V olumes DIDDLING CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE EXACT SCIENCES Hey, diddle diddle The cat and the fiddle SINCE THE WORLD BEGAN th... ...ously laid by itself “solitary and alone” (excuse me for quoting the great American poet Benton!), as a guarantee of the magnani- mous intention. We a... ...ie- Gras, just come of age, author of the ‘Mazurkiad,’ and Mem- ber of the Academy, should divest myself at your bidding of the sweetest pantaloons ev...

Excerpt: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four.

...Contents THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY ................................................................................................................................... 4 LIONIZING ............................................................

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