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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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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

...e the tailor- ing of the world, while Brazilians, Frenchmen, Americans and Germans fly. That we are hopelessly behindhand in aeronautics is not a fact... ...arch. Not one in twenty of the boys of the middle and upper classes learns German or gets more than a misleading smattering of physical science. Most ... ... lassitude and 23 H. G . Wells a contented acquiescence in the rivalry of Germany and the United States for the moral, intellectual and material lead... ...tinual repetitions. Now this human over-life may take either beneficent or maleficent or neutral aspects towards the general life of hu- manity. It ma... ...en such a thing as a novel in England. This has been recognised equally by novelists, novel-readers, and the people who wouldn’t read novels under any... ...ns. You may say that is demanding more insight and power in our novels and novelists than we can possibly hope to find in them. So much the worse for ... ...in his method of treatment; or rather, if I may presume to speak for other novelists, I would say it is not so much a demand we make as an intention w... ...uality of this American tradi- tion of unconditional freedom for the adult male citizen. I have shown that from the point of view of anyone who re- ga... ...ion. It may be that this is incorrect, and that in devotion to an accepted male and his children most women do still and will continue to find their g...

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