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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... are probably not consciously decided. But we hope that as we become more humanized we are more able to think for ourselves. ―Studies in German... ...e are and what approaches to life we need to take to be happy. Philosophers have added to the mix. As have playwrights, poets, witch doctors, noveli... ...ily member abuse and in prisoner abuse and torture? When I was at Stanford, Dr. Zimbardo, who was a psychologist, recruited a couple of dozen male s... ... 20 in authority told them it was acceptable.(3) I guess that we shouldn‘t be surprised when young German... ...s certainly not a universal. Eleanor Roosevelt got hers from her brains, as did Marie Curie. But back to Ardrey. He gives many examples of how male a... ...on. Was it really just searching for orgasm? ―Some species are prepared to die for sex. The preying mantis bites off the head of its male m... ...a Venetian shell hit it and exploded the ammunition that the Turks had stored there. I experienced the spectacle in English, Greek, French and German...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...lves and, thus, are a highly deceptive form of compensation; the Congress of German Economists resolves: that patents of invention are injurious to co... ...e slanted toward American sensibilities, downplaying both anti- Semitism and German expansionism. His solution? T o publish his own English translatio... ...on? T o publish his own English translation, taken direct and uncut from the German edition. He wanted to prove, with Hitler’s own words, that the Uni... ...hen, and each time it was also extended retrospectively. Artists, musicians, novelists, and filmmakers who had created their works on the understanding... ...-mockery, as it explores the concerns of the rich African-American celebrity male. My favorite line is “If you ain’t no punk, holler ‘We want prenup!!... ...l, who uses her sexuality for profit. Put them together and you have bookends—male fantasy and male nightmare. Was that Mr. West’s point? Perhaps. The ...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...orth, and discovered the northern coast of Spain, France, England, Holland and Germany. It is also believed that he proceeded as far north as Iceland.... ...anding, as related by the Sagas, is to the effect that among the company was a German named Tyrker, who being the most impetuous of the crew, was not ... ... been killed by Indians, which they had seen on shore. But towards evening the German returned, bearing in his arms a great quantity of grapes, a frui... ...hantom Vessel is the best known and most poetical of all the nautical legends. Novelists have used it, poets have embellished it, dramatists have put ... ...emale of which is superstitiously believed to lay her eggs on the back of the male who flies about with them until they are hatched; he watched the p... ...s usually their custom. As soon as they occupied the city, they seized all the male population and locked them Tip in the churches, then issued a proc... ...h from the outside. "As soon as one of the family had been selected all of the male members were looked upon as devoted to the same horrid purpose. It...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...nd. Long before Europe was familiar with the engaging person- ality of the German Crown Prince, he represented great air- ships sailing over England (... ...he trenches of France and Flanders, and on the battlefields of Russia, the Germans have been spending and making the world spend the comfort, the luxu... ...sources, arrest of material progress, the killing of a large moiety of the males in nearly every European country, and universal loss and unhappiness?... ...ria to send an impossible ultimatum to Serbia, and invaded Belgium because Germany was being attacked. The Krupp-Kaiser Empire, he assures us, is no e... ...ely. It has not only killed and wounded an unprecedented proportion of the male population of all the combatant nations, but it has also destroyed wea... ...end, a fraction of his debt, and gets his discharge. “B’s” feelings, as we novelists used to say, are “better imagined than described”; he does his be... ...asted your substance—contemptuously. Now, mark you, you have multitudes of male children between the ages of nine and nineteen running about among you...

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An Inland Voyage

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... detect anything in the nature of a meal among this pleasing people; they seem to peck and trifle with viands all day long in an amateur spirit: tenta... ...ind my heart beat at the thought of this one. ’Tis to fail in life, but to fail with what a grace! That is not lost which is not regretted. And where ... ...aning than an oath or a salutation. We are so much ac- customed to see married couples going to church of a Sun- day that we have clean forgotten what... ...iation of their arms and the loss of Alsace and Lorraine made a sore pull on the endurance of this sensi- tive people; and their hearts are still hot,... ...asant little village, gath- ered round a chateau in a moat. The air was perfumed with hemp from neighbouring fields. At the Golden Sheep we found exce... ...ar in reality!’ He particularised a complaint for every joint in the landlady’s body. Timon was a philanthropist alongside of him. And then, when he w... ... digging and hoe- ing and making dinner, this company of coquettes under arms made quite a surprising feature in the landscape, and convinced us at on...

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Essays of Travel

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ad of his brother of the steerage is one altogether of sentiment. In the steerage there are males and females; in the second cabin ladies and gentleme... ...second cabin ladies and gentlemen. For some time after I came aboard I thought I was only a male; but in the course of a voyage of discovery between d... ...learned that I was still a gentleman. Nobody knew it, of course. I was lost in the crowd of males and females, and rigorously confined to the same qua... ...s and Irish in plenty, a few English, a few Ameri- cans, a good handful of Scandinavians, a German or two, and one Russian; all now belonging for ten ... ... and the songs of all nations. Good, bad, or indifferent—Scottish, English, Irish, Russian, German or Norse,—the songs were received with generous app... ...son, entirely inno- cent of English, adding heartily to the general effect. And perhaps the German mason is but a fair example of the sin- cerity with... ...e known to think it the best of Sir Walter’s by nearly as much as Sir Walter is the best of novelists. Perhaps Mr. Lang is right, and our first friend...

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Vailima Letters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... transmit my orders or translate my censures. And with all this, honest, sober, industrious, miserably smiling over the miserable issue of his own un-... ...d. (Remember that the last third of my road, about a mile, is all made out of a bridle-track by my boys—and my dollars. )It was supposed a white man h... ...lked late, and it was arranged I was to write up for Fanny, and we should both dine on the morrow. On the Friday, I was all forenoon in the Mission Ho... ...aces were all arranged with much care; the native ladies of the house facing our party; the sides filled up by the men; the guests, please observe: th... ...he most heroic industry. So far, I have managed to please the jour- nalists. But I am a fictitious article and have long known it. I am read by journa...

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The Soul of a Bishop

By: H. G. Wells

...er to imply her differences in sensibility and re- sponse from the hardier male. Her hesitation marked the full gravity of her reply. “It’s just that,... ...ively unemployed minds during those first dramatic days, the days when the Germans made their great rush upon Paris and it seemed that France was down... ...edless, for catastrophic unemployment. The war prob- lem and the puzzle of German psychology ousted for a time all other intellectual interests; like ... ...several sermons upon Ger- man materialism and the astonishing decay of the German character. He also read every newspaper he could lay his hands on—li... ... tolerate the world as it is if it were not for smoking and drinking. Even novelists have their moments of lucidity. Certainly these things soothe the...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...the Spanish throne; or whether she was tenderly attached to the Emperor of Germany; or whether she was obliged to fight out the quarrel of William of ... ...Bavarian service; and when, after the battle of Blenheim, two regiments of Germans came over to the winning side, Gustavus Adolphus Maximilian found h... ...he village maidens, who love soldiers as flies love treacle; presently the males began to arrive, and lo! the parson of the parish, taking his evening... ...er on certain days;—all which circumstances commonly are expunged from the male brain immediately after they have occurred, but remain fixed with the ... ... She have killed, they say, nine gentlemen at supper, and have strangled a German prince in bed. She have robbed him of twenty thousand guineas, and h... ...and our commission is to apprehend all able- 60 Catherine: A Story bodied male persons who can give no good account of them- selves, and enrol them i... ...onged to have colds in order to partake of the remedy. Some of our popular novelists have compounded their drugs in a similar way, and made them so pa...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...Charles, would it interrupt your undoubt- edly fascinating pursuit of that malevolent fly if I were to ask you to tell us that you do not know anythin... ...ng up some cute kids and knowing nice homey people?” It was the immemorial male reply to the restless woman. Thus to the young Sappho spake the melon-... ... official. None of them made her more than pause in thought. For months no male emerged from the mass. Then, at the Marburys’, she met Dr. Will Kennic... ...ver his order-blanks. But the older people, Yankees as well as Norwegians, Germans, Finns, Canucks, had settled into submission to poverty. They were ... ... hundred and fifty inhabitants, at which the train was stopping. A bearded German and his pucker-mouthed wife tugged their enormous imitation-leather ... ...treet From them a stink of stale beer, and thick voices bellow- ing pidgin German or trolling out dirty songs—vice gone feeble and unenterprising and ... ...e Henty books and the Elsie books and the latest optimisms by moral female novelists and virile clergymen were in gen- eral demand, and the board them...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

... the Greeks, the Romans, the Persians, the Egyp tians, the Russians, the Germans, the French, the English, the Spaniards, the Americans, the South A... ...ly!)— until nine—which is late for us—then went upstairs, Jean’ s friendly German dog following. At my door Jean said, “I can’t kiss you good night, f... ...stressed and said I must think of Clara. Clara would see the report in the German papers, and as she had been nursing her husband day and night for fo... ...e so tram meled in his material that his name stands for whatever is most malevo lent and perfidious in human nature. You see how easy and flowing i... ...ter Scott Charles Bronte Alfred the Great and Johnson were the first great novelists. Thomas Babington Makorlay graduated at Harvard and then studied ... ...the laborers. No work is done, in the hive or out of it, save by them. The males do not work, the queen does no work, unless laying eggs is work, but ... ...toms of members of the Inns of Court and with legal life generally. “While novelists and dramatists are constantly making mistakes as to the laws of m...

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The Professor

By: Charlotte Brontë

...thematics.” “Stuff! I dare say you have.” “I can read and write French and German.” “Hum!” He reflected a moment, then opening a drawer in a desk near... ...d gave it to me. “Can you read that?” he asked. 16 The Professor It was a German commercial letter; I translated it; I could not tell whether he was ... ...t may enable you to earn your board and lodging: since you know French and German, I will take you as second clerk to manage the for- eign corresponde... ...d back to M. Pelet’s. “Look at this little woman; is she like the women of novelists and romancers? To read of female character as de- picted in Poetr... ...ly soothed her. Juanna T rista remained in Europe long enough to repay, by malevolence and ingratitude, all who had ever done her a good turn; and she... ...ot like her thus, so I cut short the tete-a-tete and departed. CHAPTER XIX NOVELISTS SHOULD NEVER allow themselves to weary of the study of real life.... ... teeth, complexion, shape, which hold at bay the admiration of the boldest male cham- pions of intellect (for women can love a downright ugly man if h... .... I thought it represented a very handsome and very individual-looking fe- male face, with, as he had once said, “straight and harmonious features.” I...

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Sarrasine

By: Honoré de Balzac

... to deal, selecting the game to be played. 5 Balzac Spanish, English, and German, with sufficient fluency to lead one to suppose that they had lived ... ...ing to those persons who were addicted to the fantastic. Occasionally some German would take for realities these ingenious jests of Parisian evil- spe... ...see in the stranger some great criminal, the possessor of enormous wealth. Novelists described the old man’s life and gave some really interesting det... ...Sarrasine came to Paris to seek a refuge against the threats of a father’s malediction. Having one of those strong wills which know no obstacles, he o... ...s frantic admiration could not long escape the no- tice of the performers, male and female. One evening the Frenchman noticed that they were laughing ... ...e red facets sparkled merrily. He recognized the singers from the theatre, male and female, mingled with charming women, all ready to begin an artists...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...ead of a frank and honourable gathering of leading men, Englishman meeting German and Frenchman Russian, brothers in their offences and in their disas... ... val- leys would you have found the squatting lairs of his little herds, a male, a few females, a child or so. He knew no future then, no kind of life... ...ed beyond his reach. Or sud- denly he became aware of the scent of another male and rose up roaring, his roars the formless precursors of moral admo- ... ...crossed in the air to Greece and Egypt, and came back over the Balkans and Germany. His family for- 38 The World Set Free tunes, which were largely i... ... of modern methods; and he learnt Greek and Latin as well as he had learnt German, Spanish, and French, so that he wrote and spoke them freely, and us... ...her. From the day when man contrived himself a tool and suf- fered another male to draw near him, he ceased to be alto- gether a thing of instinct and... ...cutely aware of secu- lar change than their predecessors were. The earlier novelists tried to show ‘life as it is,’ the latter showed life as it chang... ... of the world coming about like a ship that sails into the wind. Our later novelists give a vast gallery of individual conflicts in which old habits a...

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...g circumstance, that there was not a single place where *Essays on Russian Novelists. Macmillan. *Ideals and Realities in Russian Literature. Duckwort... ...in the play was to be taken by a certain Monsieur Poplevin, and another *A German dramatist (1761-1819) who also filled sundry posts in the service of... ...ity, and, like the average Russian, such a de- sire for accuracy as even a German could not rival. To what the reader already knows concerning the per... ...e the lazy one a cut with his whip. “You know your business all right, you German pantaloon! The bay is a good fellow, and does his duty, and I will g... ... split within a fortnight, and brought down upon your head dire showers of male- dictions; with the result that gradually your shop grew empty of cust... ...ir business with the Governor’s wife, the ladies’ party descended upon the male section, with a view to influencing it to their own side by asserting ... ...women,” “pet- ticoats,” and others of a nature peculiarly offensive to the male sex. Also, however much they might arm themselves and take the field, ...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...les, the T urkish historian, which is exposed so severely by Spittler, the German, who, again, is himself miserably superficial in his analysis of Eng... ...pted into our grave political faith the rash and malicious sketches of our novelists. With Fielding commenced the practice of systematically traducing... ...fty years back (though manifestly at utter war, in the portraitures of our novelists, with the realities handed down to us by our Parliamentary annals... ...entury, or between the privileged cities and the un- privileged country of Germany down to the Thirty Years’ War; but, for us, they are in the last de... ...vailing conception of his order, as sketched by satiric and often ignorant novelists, he might be regarded, in all that concerned the liberalization o... ...ng Mrs. Harvey, as well as Colonel Watson. And amongst them was an ancient German gentle- man, to what century belonging I do not know, who had every ... ...r with the numerous chapels erected in it to different saints by devotees, male or female, in the families of forgotten Landgraves through four centur... ...h a marriage went to incapacitate the children who might be born under it, male or female, from succeeding. On that account, as well as because curren...

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Virginibus Puerisque, And Other Papers

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...pirit. Romeo and Juliet were very much in love; although they tell me some German critics are of a different opinion, probably the same who would have... ...not of the confraternity. The sentimental old maid is a commonplace of the novelists; and he must be rather a poor sort of human being, to be sure, wh... ...TORY of the wars of Rome which I have always very much envied for England. Germanicus was going down at the head of the legions into a dangerous river... ...gions into a dangerous river – on the opposite bank the woods were full of Germans – when there flew out seven great eagles which seemed to marshal th... ...so in a negative sense; in short, they are the typical young ladies of the male novelist. To say truth, either Raeburn was timid with young and pretty... ...them well enough for the purposes of art. Take even the very best of their male creations, take Tito Melema, for instance, and you will find he has an...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

... and this was natural enough; but he had much to say of modern theories in Germany which they had never heard of and received with misgiving. He talke... ...Rule. They realised that he was a Liberal. Their hearts sank. He talked of German philoso- 70 Of Human Bondage phy and of French fiction. They could ... ...hree years spent in a French lycee, to teach French to the upper forms and German to anyone who cared to take it up instead of Greek. Another master w... ...ons of love, and he felt in himself none of that uprush of emo- tion which novelists described; he was not car- ried off his feet in wave upon wave of... ... it’s a man, isn’t it?” “Why?” asked Philip. “They generally always like a male better,” said the attendant. “A female’s liable to have a lot of fat a... ...aging, and friendly . Like everyone connected with hospitals he found that male patients were more easy to get on with than female. The women were oft... ...ple don’t commit suicide for love, as you’d expect, that’s just a fancy of novelists; they com- mit suicide because they haven’t got any money . I won...

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Ordeal of Richard Feverel

By: George Meredith

...was no game-preserver, and could be popu- lar whenever he chose, which Sir Males Papworth, on the other side of the river, a fast-handed Whig and terr... ...themselves look as much like the public as it was pos- sible for two young malefactors to look, one of whom al- 35 George Meredith ready felt Adrian’... ...e defied. A summer-shower of cards fell on the baronet’s table. He had few male friends. He shunned the Clubs as nests of scandal. The cards he contem... ... attribute their successes and reverses. They are useful impersonations to novelists; but my opinion is sufficiently high of flesh and blood to believ... ... dame, and my lady the hope of Raynham. Joy and blessings unto all! as the German poet sings. Lady Judith accepted the hand of her decrepit lord that ... ...ne awaits him fruitful within. We heard of him last that he was trying the German waters—preparatory to his undertaking the re- lease of Italy from th...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...does leave a disconsolate family to mourn his loss; so in academies of the male and female sex it occurs every now and then that the pupil is fully wo... ...ut cakes that were lying neglected in a plate near him, and certainly (for novelists have the privilege of knowing everything) he thought a great deal... ...d gentleman was born), rector of Crawley-cum-Snailby, and of various other male and female members of the Crawley family. Sir Pitt was first married t... ...ders of the poor little blubbering wretches, and Sir Pitt, seeing that the malefactors were in custody, drove on to the hall. All the servants were re... ...place in mere story-books, and we are not going (after the fashion of some novelists of the present day) to cajole the.public into a sermon, when it i... ...t Miss Pinkerton’s academy “The very name,” George said. “Her father was a German Jew—a slave-owner they say—connected with the Cannibal 200 V anity ... ...XXX “The Girl I Left Behind Me” WE DO NOT CLAIM to rank among the military novelists. Our place is with the non-combatants. When the decks are cleared... ...y handle them. To use a cue at billiards well is like using a pencil, or a German flute, or a small-sword—you cannot master any one of these implement... ...re—qui brenoit des sangviches dans la voiture,” said the courier in a fine German French. Kirsch emerging presently from the neighbourhood of the hold...

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