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When the Sleeper Wakes

By: H. G. Wells

...ave as remote and curious survivals, three other languages alone held sway—German, which reached to Antioch and Genoa and jostled Spanish- English at ... ...ge of lucidity, which shared the Mediterranean with the Indian English and German and reached through a negro dialect to the Congo. And everywhere now... ... as antique, curious gatherings. And even in the two Empires of Russia and Germany, the influence of his wealth was conceivably of enormous weight. Th... ...w they work, marry, bear children, die—” “Y ou get that from our realistic novelists,” suggested Ostrog, suddenly preoccupied. “I want reality,” said ... ...stly muscles was taken by some dexterous machine. The latter-day labourer, male as well as female, was essen- tially a machine-minder and feeder, a se...

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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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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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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...of taking it. There are methods of so-called presentation, I believe among novelists who have appeared to flourish—that offer the situation as indiffe... ...n short, on the consciousness of your heroine’s satellites, especially the male; make it an interest contributive only to the greater one. See, at all... ...Portrait of a Lady had been trudging over the sandy plains of a history of German Thought. Suddenly she became aware of a step very different from her... ...en, for a Frenchwoman; but extended observation might have ranked her as a German—a German of high degree, perhaps an Austrian, a baroness, a countess... ...ained for some days a mystery. Isabel remembered perfectly the neat little male child whose hair smelt of a delicious cos- metic and who had a bonne a... ...alian, as if it needed to be translated. “Yes,” the other went on, “he’s a German, and we’ve had him many years.” The young girl, who was not heeding ... ... deplorable degree the quality known and esteemed in the appearance of fe- males as style; and that if she is dressed with great fresh- ness she wears...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ed at random. Mr. Fortescue had been observing her for a moment or two, as novelists are inclined to observe, and at this remark he smiled, and made i... ...—”we don’t even print as well as they did, and as for poets or painters or novelists—there are none; so, at any rate, I’m not singular.” “No, we haven... ...people beyond the family circuit, just as it was part of his plan to learn German this autumn, and to review legal books for Mr. Hilbery’s “Critical R... ...he Church. In times gone by, Mrs. Hilbery had known all the poets, all the novelists, all the beautiful women and distinguished men of her time. These... ...inner, the sense of being women together coming out most strongly when the male sex was, as if by some religious rite, se- cluded from the female. Kat... ...onclusion that it would be a good thing to learn a language—say Italian or German. She then went to a drawer, which she had to unlock, and took from i... ... his, and to be certain that he spared her female judgment no ounce of his male muscularity. He seemed to argue as fiercely with her as if she were hi... ...nham’s unfashionable appearance. He seemed to wish to find some outlet for malevolence, but, failing one, he remained silent. The glance, the slight q...

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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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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...intimated that she was secretly engaged to that popular character whom the novelists and versifiers call Another, and that such a marriage would make ... ...ciously with his dessert-knife. Mortimer proceeds. ‘We must now return, as novelists say, and as we all wish they wouldn’t, to the man from Somewhere.... ...rted, and re- turned. Lizzie, following him, arrived as one of the two fe- male domestics of the Fellowship Porters arranged on the snug little table ... ...dwise, and too many sharp angles of him angle-wise. One of those shambling male human creatures, born to be indiscreetly candid in the revelation of b... ..., but simply Mr Lammle’s room, so it would have been hard for stronger fe- male heads than Georgiana’ s to determine whether its frequent- ers were me... ... which you have no control, interpose obstacles between yourself and Small Germans, you can’t do better than bring a contented mind to hear on’— again... ...ard-grained face of Wegg, and in his stiff knotty figure (he looked like a German wooden toy), there was expressed a politic conciliation, which had n...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...f pioneers of agriculture— those frontier farmers, who are nearly one-half German and nearly the other half Irish, would desert their clearings and ru... ...nfusion—so much so that the Western towns appear to have been peopled with Germans. I found regiments of volunteers consisting wholly of Germans. And ... ...ed the fact that hired labor is chiefly done by fresh comers, by Irish and Germans, who have not as yet among them any combination sufficient to prote... ...self is that seen from the wood. And here again I would point out that any male visitor should walk the channel of the river up and down. The descent ... ...ion as that of landlord and tenant as regards agricultural holdings. Every male citizen of New York may vote who is twenty- one, who has been a citize... ...author of the “Scarlet Letter” I regard as certainly the first of American novelists. I know what men will say of Mr. Cooper,—and I also am an admirer... ... places are sup- plied by younger relatives. A large proportion of the fe- male population of New England has been employed at some time in manufactur...

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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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