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On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church

By: Martin Luther

... THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY OF THE CHURCH 1520 Translated by A. T. W. Steinhäuser and revised by Fred... ...äuser and revised by Frederick C. Ahrens and Abdel Ross Wentz INTRODUCTION The primary importance of this treatise for the present-day reader of Lut... ...ederick C. Ahrens and Abdel Ross Wentz INTRODUCTION The primary importance of this treatise for the present-day reader of Luther lies in its courage... ... for the present-day reader of Luther lies in its courageous interpretation of the sacraments. But it is important also for its place in Luther’s pro... ... (1519). WA 2, 180–240. 6 Trossulorum, originally a designation for Roman knights who had conquered the city Trossulum, later came to have the der... ...nts of the chalice, and having prayed, restored it to its former shape.” The Golden Legend of Jacobus de Voragine, trans. Granger Byan and Helmut Rip... ...ion by faith [Gen. 17:3–11]. Thus he granted to Gideon the dry and the wet fleece to confirm his promise of victory over the Midianites [Judg. 6:36... ...ally gave to the fathers living under the law, such as the sign of Gideon’s fleece [Judg. 6:36–40], Manoah’s sacrifice [Judg. 13:16–23], or that whi... ..., according to Greek legend, Jason had to lead his Argonauts in quest of the Golden Fleece. While they seemed to afford secure passage, the two cliff...

...Martin Luther goes through the seven sacraments of the medieval Catholic Church with his interpretation of the Bible. He teaches his opinions on the different pratices taken place within the Catholic Church and what they should or do represent. The b...

...“Rise up then, you popish flatterers, one and all! Get busy and defend yourselves against the charges of impiety, tyranny, and lèse-majesté against the gospel, and of the crime of slandering your brethren. You decry as heretics those who refuse to contravene such plain and powerful words of Scripture in order to a...

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...n by John Florio (1553-1625) Book I. | Book II. | Book III. Note on the e-text: this Renascence Editions text was provided by Professor Emeritu... ...essor Emeritus Ben R. Schneider, Lawrence University, Wisconsin. It is in the public domain. "Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essays was first p... ...e University, Wisconsin. It is in the public domain. "Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essays was first published in 1603. In 'The World's Classic... ...al material was supplied by R.S. Bear from the Everyman's Library edition of 1910. Content unique to this presentation is copyright © 1999 The Univer... ...at take we not hold of, to have something to strive withall? It is not the golden locks thou tearest, nor the whitenesse of the breast, which thou th... ... as I could, and desired her to relie upon me. I had by chance a peece of golden plate in my trunke, wherein were ingraven certaine celestiall figur... ...ivided into severall companies: in the first were found a hundred and ten Knights sitting at one table and all called Williams; besides private gent... ...ted Pigge:) Alphonsus, King of Spaine that first established the order of Knights called the order of the Bend or skarfe, amongst other rules devise... ..., with bristles, with hides, with mosse, with feathers, with skales, with fleeces, and with silke, according as their quality might need or their co...

...(Author to reader)--Reader, loe here a well-meaning Booke. It doth at the first entrance forewarne thee, that in contriving the same I have proposed unto my selfe no other than a familiar and private end: I have no respect or consideration at all, either to thy service, or to my glory: my force...

...They have a secret, unperceived and delicate beauty; he had neede of a cleere, farreseeing and true-discerning sight that should rightly discover this secret light. Is not ingenuity (according to us) cosin germaine unto sottishnesse, and a quality of reproach? Socrates maketh his soule ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... By Indrek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyri... ...ht January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and ... ...e various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the title. The word: ‘Splitness’ is used to describe two complimentar... ...ns: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this, and other Dynamics. My challenge to the reader is simple. ... ...ll human civilization: is the mythic 12 disciples of Jesus, and the 12 mythic knights of King Arthur. The trouble with these groups is the unlucky ... ...e unlucky number of 13. There were 12 disciples plus one more; there were 12 Knights of the Round Table plus one more. Neither of these two mythic... ...industry or business becomes centralized enough to become a scam, a racket, a fleece job. Where the customers have no choice whatsoever but to pay ... ...lization The Effect of Civilization on Humans 744 When was the golden Age of American Music? When simple African American Ethnic Musi... ...thless. Everything they want: becomes idolized and untouchable. They have a ‘golden touch’. Americans have the ability to turn anything they touch ...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic ...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING ............... 24 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES ......................... 28 SELF-CENTERED A... ...et you all. I‘ve arranged for us to have our chat over lunch. Here at the Golden Dragon they make the finest of Chinese food and do unusual French an... ...ghted people? Where is that universal ethic that all religions preach—the Golden Rule? ‗Do unto others as you would have them do unto you‘ or ‗Don‘t ... ...egiance‘ to its flag and its country in 1954 when the Catholic group, the Knights of Columbus, asked President Eisenhower to put it in the Pledge.‖ ... ...e, the lobbyist graft of politicians and other ways the people at the top fleece the little investing or voting lambs. In 169 the past they have...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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The Dove in the Eagles Nest

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... by Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pulication The Dove In The Eagle’s Nest by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the ... ...ation The Dove In The Eagle’s Nest by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ketches. The return of the squire with the tidings of the death of the two knights was vividly depicted in sleep; and, though without local habitation... ...d named his son Friedmund; and there were dim memories of his days as of a golden age, before the Wildschlossen had carried off the best of the proper... ... as one of the thickwitted giants meant to be food for the heroism of good knights of ro- mance. Except that he was fairly conversant with the use of ... ...y was second nature. On one side, in black and gold, with the jewel of the Golden Fleece on his breast, rode Maximilian, responding gracefully to the ... ...econd nature. On one side, in black and gold, with the jewel of the Golden Fleece on his breast, rode Maximilian, responding gracefully to the salutat...

...Introduction: In sending forth this little book, I am inclined to add a few explanatory words as to the use I have made of historical personages. The origin of the whole story was probably Freytag?s first series of pictures of German Life: probably, I say, for its first commencement was a dream, dreamt some weeks after read...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...Moby Dick or The Whale HERMAN MELVILLE 1851 IN TOKEN OF MY ADMIRATION FOR HIS GENIUS, This book is Inscribed TO NATHANIEL HAWTHO... ... 1 Loomings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2 The Carpet Bag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 3 The... ...3 The Spouter Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 4 The Counterpane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 5 Br... ...tscript . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 26 Knights and Squires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 iv... ...quires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 iv CONTENTS 27 Knights and Squires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 28 ... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 42 The Whiteness of the Whale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184 43 Hark! . . . . .... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 54 The Town Ho’s Story(As told at the Golden Inn.) . . . . . . . . 237 55 Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales . .... ...lion like tread — an Ahasuerus to behold. Suspended from his ears were two golden hoops, so large that the sailors called them ring bolts, and would t... ...ed the smacking of his own epicurean lips. “Cook, cook! — where’s that old Fleece?” he cried at length, widening his legs still further, as if to form...

...Excerpt: Etymology (SUPPLIED BY A LATE CONSUMPTIVE USHER TO A GRAMMAR SCHOOL.); The pale Usher --threadbare in coat, heart, body, and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations o...

...Table of Contents: Etymology, 1 -- Extracts, 3 -- 1 Loomings, 15 -- 2 The Carpet-Bag, 20 -- 3 The Spouter-Inn, 24 -- 4 The Counterpane, 36 -- 5 Breakfast, 40 -- 6 The Street, 42 -- 7 The Chapel, 45 -- 8 The Pulpit, 48 -- 9 The Serm...

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Grisly Grisell or the Laidly Lady of Whitburn : A Tale of the Wars of the Roses

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...GRISLY GRISELL or THE LAIDLY LADY OF WHITBURN: A TALE OF THE WARS OF THE ROSES By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn S... ...GRISLY GRISELL or THE LAIDLY LADY OF WHITBURN: A TALE OF THE WARS OF THE ROSES By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classic... ...ge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication GRISLY GRISELL, or The Laidly Lady of Whitbern is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni-... ...Electronic Classics Series Publication GRISLY GRISELL, or The Laidly Lady of Whitbern is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This P... ... Grisly Grisell the place, all the grown-up persons of the establishment— knights, squires, grooms, scullions, and females of every de- gree—had thro... ...ree—had thronged round them, but parted at her approach, though one of the knights said, “Nay, Lady Countess, ’tis no sight for you. The poor little m... ...Edith’s taper, proved to be the musical rush of the incoming tide, and the golden sunrise over the sea, while all lay sound asleep around her, and she... ...me in shone upon his fair hair and was reflected on his armour, and on one golden spur that still he wore, the other no doubt lost in the fight. All w... ... finally fixed that a boat should put in to the Abbey steps to receive the fleeces of the sheep-shearing of the home grange, and that, rolled in one o...

...Excerpt: A terrible shriek rang through the great Manor-house of Amesbury. It was preceded by a loud explosion, and there was agony as well as terror in the cry. Then followed more shrieks and screams, some of pain, some of fright, others of anger and recrimination...

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The Two Brothers Tranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...iness by selling for the producers and buying for the manufacturers of the golden fleeces of Berry; thus pocketing a commission on both sides. In this... ...y selling for the producers and buying for the manufacturers of the golden fleeces of Berry; thus pocketing a commission on both sides. In this way th... ...d were employing their capital in buying up the forfeited estates,—another golden fleece! Their son-in-law Doctor Rouget, who, about this time, felt p... ...hts of the mystery of an organized conspiracy. They called themselves theKnights of Idleness.” During the day these young scamps were youthful saint... ...ter the nights on which they had been playing their malicious pranks. TheKnights” began with mere commonplace tricks, such as unhooking and changing...

Excerpt: The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Fovrth Booke of the Faerie Queen

By: Edmund Spencer

... THE Fovrth BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGENDE OF CAMBELAND TELAMOND, OR OF FRIENDSHIP. by Edmund Spencer ... ... THE Fovrth BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGENDE OF CAMBELAND TELAMOND, OR OF FRIENDSHIP. by Edmund Spencer is a public... ... CAMBELAND TELAMOND, OR OF FRIENDSHIP. by Edmund Spencer is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...MBELAND TELAMOND, OR OF FRIENDSHIP. by Edmund Spencer is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...euer ioyed day, A perilous fight when he with force her brought From twentie Knights, that did him all assay: Yet fairely well he did them all dismay:... ... set: Which straight to her was yeelded without let. Then since that strange Knights loue from him was quitted, She claim’d that to her selfe, as Ladi... ...ues were fitted. With that her glistring helmet she vnlaced; Which doft, her golden lockes, that were vp bound Still in a knot, vnto her heeles downe ... ..., Of sacred Salem, and sad Ilion For memorie of which on high there hong The golden Apple, cause of all their wrong, For which the three faire Goddess... ...ell: That each of life sought others to depriue, All mindlesse of the Golden fleece, which made them striue. The Faerie Queene : Book IV. 10 And eke ...

...Excerpt: The rugged forhead that with graue foresight Welds kingdomes causes, & affaires of state, My looser rimes (I wote) doth sharply wite, For praising loue, as I haue done of late, And magnifying louers deare debate; By which fra...

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The Second Booke of the Faerie Queen

By: Edmund Spencer

...THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGEND OF SIR GVYON. by Edmund Spencer THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE ... ...THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGEND OF SIR GVYON. by Edmund Spencer THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Con... ...VYON. by Edmund Spencer THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGENDE OF SIR GVYON, OR OF TEMPERAUNCE. by Edmund Spencer is a publi... ...und Spencer THE SECOND BOOKE OF THE FAERIE QVEENE. Contayning THE LEGENDE OF SIR GVYON, OR OF TEMPERAUNCE. by Edmund Spencer is a publication of th... ...e for troth, How shamefully that Maid he did torment. Her looser golden lockes he rudely rent, And drew her on the ground, and his shar... ... sorrow did augment, And offred hope of comfort did despise: Her golden lockes most cruelly she rent, And scratcht her face with ghastl... ..., and deckt with due habiliments. For all he did, was to deceiue good knights, And draw them from pursuit of praise and fame, To slug i... ... And that deare Crosse vpon your shield deuizd, Wherewith aboue all knights ye goodly seeme aguizd. The Faerie Queene: Book II. 12 Ioy ma... ...ty charmes, her furious louing fit, His goodly conquest of the golden fleece, His falsed faith, and loue too lightly flit, The wondred ...

...Excerpt: Right well I wote most mighty Soueraine, That all this famous antique history, Of some th?aboundance of an idle braine Will iudged be, and painted forgery, Rather then matter of iust memory, Sith none, that breatheth liuing aire, does know, Where is that happy land of Faery, Which I so much do vaunt, ye...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...ms of George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith is a publication of the Pen... ...ge Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ow soon the wrecking discords cease, When every wandering wave is gay With golden argosies of peace! Now when the ark of human fate, Long baffled by t... ...wers. The sun’s betrothing kiss it never knows, Nor all the glowing joy of golden showers; But ever in a placid, pure repose, More like a spirit with ... ...ght palaces; Here in our May-blood we wander, careering ‘mongst ladies and knights. 31 THE POETRY OF SHAKESPEARE Picture some Isle smiling green ‘mid... ... SONG OF COURTESY I When Sir Gawain was led to his bridal-bed, By Arthur’s knights in scorn God-sped:- How think you he felt? O the bride within Was y... ... hordes a sculptured Greece: She falls. T o live and shine, she grows her fleece, Is shorn, and rubs with follies and with lies. So following her, yo...

Excerpt: The Poems of George Meredith by George Meredith.

...Contents CHILLIANWALLAH..................................................................................................................... 14 THE DOE: A FRAGMENT........................................................................................................... 15 BEAUTY ROHTRAUT ..................................................................................

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

... WITH NO WITH NO WITH NO WITH NO WITH NOTES BY TES BY TES BY TES BY TES BY THE THE THE THE THE RE RE RE RE REV V V V V. . . . . THEODORE AL THEODORE A... ....A. .S.A. .S.A. .S.A. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore A... ....S.A. .S.A. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckl... ...otes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley, M. A., F . S. A. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ask, presumptuous, what the king detains Hence, with thy laurel crown, and golden rod, Nor trust too far those ensigns of thy god. 58 The Iliad of Ho... ...For both the princes claim’d her equal care); Behind she stood, and by the golden hair Achilles seized; to him alone confess’d; A sable cloud conceal’... ... his sceptred hand; But, when he speaks, what elocution flows! Soft as the fleeces of descending snows, 77 The copious accents fall, with easy art; Me... ...aming horse, Skill’d in the dart, and matchless in the course: Full twenty knights he tumbled from the car, While yet he learn’d his rudiments of war.... ... large scale. The chiefs fight in advance, and enact almost as much as the knights of romance. The siege of Troy was as little like a modern siege as ...

Excerpt: The Iliad of Homer, translated by Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley, M.A., F.S.A.

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...elville A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...s Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ...we whalemen supply your kings and queens with coronation stuff! CHAPTER 26 Knights and Squires T HE CHIEF MATE of the Pequod was Starbuck, a na- tive ... ...st champions from the kingly commons; bear me out in it, O God! CHAPTER 27 Knights and Squires S TUBB WA S THE SECOND MATE. He was a native of Cape Co... ...a lion-like tread—an Ahasuerus to behold. Suspended from his ears were two golden hoops, so large that the sailors called them ring-bolts, and would t... ... at home in lonely pride, the memory of their absent conquering Earls, the golden helmeted suns! For sleeping man, ’twas hard to choose be- tween such... ...hat the irresponsible ferociousness of the creature stands invested in the fleece of celestial innocence and love; and hence, by bringing together two...

Excerpt: Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville.

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The Lances of Lynwood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...By CHARLOTTE M. YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lances of Lynwood by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsyl... ...E M. YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lances of Lynwood by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...hat air and courte- ous demeanour that cannot be learnt here among us poor Knights of Somerset.” This was to his son, who, with a short abrupt reply t... ...took of the meal, which was served in the hall, the Squires waiting on the Knights and the Lady before them- selves sitting down to table. It was the ... ... assault, and loving best to plunder, waste, and plunder again, or else to fleece such sheep as our friend here.” “How could such a man gain entrance ... ...ing together, and pressing hastily forward. “Ha!” cried Sir Reginald, “the golden circlet! Henry of Trastamare himself!” and at the same instant he sp... ...isfaction of be- holding his young banneret arrayed in knightly guise, the golden spurs on his heels, Du Guesclin’s sword by his side, and his white m...

...Preface: For an explanation of the allusions in the present Tale, scarcely any Notes are necessary, save a reference to the bewitching Chronicle of Froissart; and we cannot but hope that our sketch may serve as an inducement to some young readers to mak...

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King Henry Vi, Part Iii

By: William Shakespeare

... King Henry VI, Part III by William Shakespeare is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni versity. This Portable Document file is f... ... King Henry VI, Part III by William Shakespeare is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...her: Methinks, ’tis prize enough to be his son. See how the morning opes her golden gates, And takes her farewell of the glorious sun! How well resemb... ... many weeks ere the poor fools will ean: So many years ere I shall shear the fleece: So minutes, hours, days, months, and years, Pass’d over to the en... ...tly he enjoys, Is far beyond a prince’s delicates, His viands sparkling in a golden cup, His body couched in a curious bed, When care, mistrust, and t... ... and thou, son Clarence, Shalt stir up in Suffolk, Norfolk, and in Kent, The knights and gentlemen to come with thee: Thou, brother Montague, in Bucki... ...hem out Give signal to the fight, and to it, lords! QUEEN MARGARET : Lords, knights, and gentlemen, what I should say My tears gainsay; for every wor...

...Excerpt: While we pursued the horsemen of the north, He stole away and left his men: Whereat the great Lord of Northumberland, Whose warlike ears could never brook retreat, Cheer?d up the drooping army; and himself, Lord Clifford and Lord Stafford, al...

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...rans. D. J. Hogarth, with an introduction by John Cournos is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...s. D. J. Hogarth, with an introduction by John Cournos is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...y the fact that if at a fair he chanced to fall in with a simpleton and to fleece him, he would then proceed to buy a quantity of the very first artic... ...n old 107 Gogol woman, and the other a damsel of about sixteen. A mass of golden hair fell daintily from a small head, and the oval of her comely fac... ...s until long after the strange equipage has become lost to sight. Thus the golden-haired maiden makes a sudden, unexpected appearance in our story, an... ...peated story of the passage of Spanish sheep across the frontier in double fleeces which carried between their outer 225 Gogol layers and their inner... ...s keep taking to philanthropy, to converting themselves into philanthropic knights-errant, and spend- ing millions upon senseless hospitals and instit...

...Introduction: Dead Souls, first published in 1842, is the great prose classic of Russia. That amazing institution, ?the Russian novel,? not only began its career with this unfinished masterpiece by Nikolai Vasil?evich Gogol, but practically all the Russian masterpieces that have...

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Underwoods

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...UNDERWOODS by Robert Louis Stevenson Of all my verse, like not a single line; But like my title, for it is not m... ...e. That title from a better man I stole: Ah, how much better, had I stol’n the whole! A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Underwoods ... ... SERIES PUBLICATION Underwoods by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...RIES PUBLICATION Underwoods by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...er speed; Yet hope not thou at all; hope is no more; And O, long since the golden groves are dead The faery cities vanished from the land! 21 Stevens... ...Where honour has the world to gain, Pour forth and bravely do your part, O knights of the unshielded heart! Forth and forever forward! – out From prud... ... my irreverent tail All over the most holy place; And when at length, some golden day, The unfailing sportsman, aiming at, Shall bag, me – all the wor... ...ng: Our house, they say; and mine, the cat declares And spreads his golden fleece upon the chairs; And mine the dog, and rises stiff with wrath If any...

.......................................................................................................................................... 8 II ? A SONG OF THE ROAD .......................................................................................................... 8 III ? THE CANOE SPEAKS ....................................................................................

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope Volume I.

By: George Gilfillan

... POPE VOL. I. With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by THE REV. GEORGE GILFILLAN M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.LVI. V... ....LVI. VI. VI. VI. VI. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dis... ...I. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Expl... ...ation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e this idea along with us, that pastoral is an image of what they call the Golden Age. So that we are not to describe our shepherds as shepherds at th... ...ch at variance are her feet and eyes! 60 STREPHON. O’er golden sands let rich Pactolus flow, And trees weep amber on the banks of P... ...hanged to gold. VER. 61-64. It stood thus at first— Let rich Iberia golden fleeces boast, Her purple wool the proud Assyrian coast, Blest Thames’s sho... ....’ 280 ‘Not so, by Heaven!’ (he answers in a rage); ‘Knights, squires, and steeds must enter on the stage.’ ‘So vast a throng th... ...linda now, whom thirst of fame invites, Burns to encounter two adventurous knights, At ombre singly to decide their doom, And swells her breast with c...

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...Contents LIFE OF ALEXANDER POPE.................................................................................................................................. 6 PREFACE2......................................................................

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Dynevor Terrace

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...DYNEVOR TERRACE: OR THE CLUE OF LIFE BY THE AUTHOR OFTHE HEIR OF REDCLYFFE,’ CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. V V V... ...DYNEVOR TERRACE: OR THE CLUE OF LIFE BY THE AUTHOR OFTHE HEIR OF REDCLYFFE,’ CHARLOTTE M. YONGE. V V V V VOL OL O... ...I A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Dynevor Terrace: or The Clue of Life, Volume One by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of the P... ...STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Dynevor Terrace: or The Clue of Life, Volume One by Charlotte M Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvan... ...r picture that rose before her, of a young girl of radiant loveliness, her golden curls drooping over her neck, and her eyes blue as the starry veroni... ...e narrow flower- beds, illuminated by crocuses opening the depths of their golden hearts to the sunbeams and the revelling bees. Old Gervas, in a pat... ...ether in inextricable confusion, intermingled with many a broken end, like fleeces of cobweb driven together by the autumn wind,—some sailing aimlessl... ...loof, comparing the prostrate figure in blue and silver to all the wounded knights in history or fiction. He was past going in to dinner, and the part... ... Goes by to towered Camelot; And sometimes, through the mirror blue, The knights come riding two and two. She hath no loyal knight and true— The...

...Excerpt: An ancient leafless stump of a horse-chestnut stood in the middle of a dusty field, bordered on the south side by a row of houses of some pretension. Against this stump, a pretty delicate fair girl of seventeen, whose short lilac sleeves revealed slen...

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Droll Stories Volume I : The First Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

... I: The First T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...st T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stor... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stories, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- va... ...ries, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...s picture of French life and manners in the sixteenth century. The gallant knights and merry dames of that eventful period of French history stand out... ...ued has had a great success, as is amply proved by the royal orders of the Golden Fleece, of the Holy Ghost, of the Garter, of the Bath, and by many n... ... had a great success, as is amply proved by the royal orders of the Golden Fleece, of the Holy Ghost, of the Garter, of the Bath, and by many notable ... ...earing a trout canonically dressed, fresh from the Rhine, and shining in a golden platter, and spices contained in little ornamental boxes, and a thou... ...lding a harvest of rents of all kinds, so that he was one of the strongest knights-banneret of the province, and could easily have led to battle for o...

...Excerpt: When, in March, 1832, the first volume of the now famous Contes Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher?s name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would make u...

..... 4 PROLOGUE ..................................................................................................................................... 6 THE FAIR IMPERIA........................................................................................................................ 8 THE VENIAL SIN...........................................................................

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