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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...ng symmetric forms. And soon these forms began turning to walls and roofs, domes and towers, high narrow windows, gates bound with fine metal cover, s... ... the mob downstairs shook and quaked like a tide rising up, like a mass of lava rushing to its way out... And then the cry came, “Kill them! Kill!” So...

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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

...ld have called “spiritual” had I been so inclined. Between wailing walls and golden domes, this metropolis played host to King David and to Jesus, t... ...hat the interviewee is Muller and two,” – he gargled contentedly as he let the dark lava caress his larynx – “the fact that this floppy disk seems t... ...ort.” – protested Dan – “Who says I failed?” Chapter the Fifteenth The Infected Domestic Even through the thick walls of the underground cell ...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...) 707- TREE or email info@HawaiianLegacyHardwoods.com Green Jobs Foreign & Domestic Investment Conservation EB5 Visa Program Carbon Credits Timber Pr... ...ku Corp. “We think that the U.S. market is in its infancy,” he says. “The domestic market is about 5 percent of the global market but the potential... ...ustry and universities: 2010 Hawai‘i State Data Book. $63.84 billion Gross Domestic Product (2008) TV and Film Industry $ 393.6 million Production ex... ...et) high, with an aluminum-like coating distinguishing it from the white domes that currently dot the summit. On top of a dormant volcano It takes... ...unique natural laboratory where scientists study the chemistry of molten lava and the dynamics of earth-forming forces. Others, such as Professor ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...s eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD only buried a few thousand people under the lava at Herculeneum and the ash at Pompeii. Krakatau’s eruption in Indone... ...basic to my liberal views.” —‘I agree, Lee. I think that particularly in domestic issues we conservatives lean to liberty while you liberals lean... ... Arnold Toynbee said ‘We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unp... ...pews and outside the holy walls. How much food and medicine would the golden domes, the art collections, the real estate holdings and the gilded idol...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... love with Otaheitan girls -- Description of the islanders -- Concerning their domestic customs 428- 435 CHAPTER XLII. The Female Dancers of Bolabola.... ...down, but everybody knows Paul was in Malta, and Ætna still sends out fire and lava, and what better proof can be asked. APPARITIONS AND PHANTOMS OF T... ...of three years; but during this time, it happened that they were troubled with domestic afflictions and failure of crops, which they attributed to the... ...swinging motion, and caused them to send forth a pleasant, tinkling sound. The domes of these towers were covered with plates, one of gold and the oth... ...terest and not a few stories were picked up by the sailors as to the lives and domestic habits of the people. Extravagant enough were these tales to t... ...his charming picture rose the gray walls, the white palaces and the glittering domes and steeples of the great city of Panama. The battle-stained vete...

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

By: Jules Verne

...sequence of the disas- trous eruptions last Easter Day, which covered with lava and ashes the poor and scanty vegetation upon which four thou- sand pe... ...r severely; “and why, pray?” “Because this crater is evidently filled with lava and burn- ing rocks, and therefore—” “But suppose it is an extinct vol... ...extends along a low and marshy level, between two hills. An immense bed of lava bounds it on one side, and falls gently towards the sea. On the other ... ...nely farm, called a boer built either of wood, or of sods, or of pieces of lava, looking like a poor beggar by the wayside. These ruinous huts seemed ... ...ng trachyte, basalt, and tuffs and agglomerates associated with streams of lava, have made this a land of supernatural horrors. I had no idea of the s... ...m- plete darkness reigned beneath those giants; they formed settlements of domes placed in close array like the round, thatched roofs of a central Afr...

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Vailima Letters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...etter yet—and would divide thus:— BUTARITATI. I. A Town asleep. II. The Three Brothers. III. Around our House. IV . A Tale of a Tapu. V . The Five D... ... so I put in a month over my Lives of the Stevensons with great pleasure and profit and some advance; one chapter and a part drafted. The whole promis... ... CHAPTER XI SEPT. 28. MY DEAR COLVIN,- Since I last laid down my pen, I have written and rewritten The Beach of Falesa; some- thing like sixty thousan... ...y nainsel; back and piped again, and now dinner nearing. Take up this sheet with nothing to say. The weird figure of Faauma is in the room washing my ... ...is here running steady and pretty full; strange these intermittencies—and just a little below the main stream is quite dry, and all the original brook... ...n the surveyor, the expedition struck forty yards due west till it struck the top of a steep bank which it descended. The whole bottom of the ravine i... ...nd dangerous to walk among; no water in the course, scarce any sign of water. And yet surely water must have made this bold cutting in the plateau. An... ... present for ‘the chief of the great powers. ’I should say the gifts were, on the proper signal, dragged out of the field of food by a troop of young ... ... Swan, Ardchapel, Helensburgh—mark it private and confidential—one to yourself; and come on with criticisms!But I’ll have to see. The total plan of th...

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20, 000 Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

...s upon which its white houses and forts stood in relief. I saw the rounded domes of its mosques, the elegant points 153 Jules Verne of its minarets, ... ...n diam- eter, and 30 feet in height. It was composed of black and vitreous lava, mixed with fragments of felspar. And lastly, on the 10th of March, a ... ...ain of stones and scoriae, a large crater was vomiting forth tor- rents of lava which fell in a cascade of fire into the bo- som of the liquid mass. T... ...e extreme limits of the horizon. I said that the submarine crater threw up lava, but no flames. Flames require the oxygen of the air to feed upon and ... ...f the air to feed upon and cannot be developed under water; but streams of lava, having in themselves the prin- ciples of their incandescence, can att... ...ntact. Rapid currents bearing all these gases in diffusion and torrents of lava slid to the bottom of the mountain like an eruption of Vesuvius on ano... ...ey are also capable of receiving a certain amount of education, are easily domesticated, and I think, with other naturalists, that if properly taught ...

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Life of John Coleridge Patteson : Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Cousins; but as these either repeat the same adventures or else are purely domestic, they have been little brought forward, except where any gap occur... ... Life of John Coleridge Patteson sions Arthur and I talk incessantly about domestic matters, and indulge our fancies in conjecturing what you are all ... ...oup of islands came next—Great Banks Isle, or in the native language Vanua Lava, Valua or Saddle Isle, a long narrow ridge of hills, Mota or Sugarloaf... ...d a pair of scarlet braces were purchased for two beautiful bows. At Vanua Lava, or Great Banks Island, on the 20th, a large canoe with seven men came... ... but there was an exchange of civilities with the Saddleites, and in Vanua Lava, the largest member of the group, a beautiful harbour was discovered, ... ... men were the departed spirits of deceased friends. A walk inland at Vanua Lava disclosed pretty villages nestling under banyan trees, one of them pro... ... world—no yellow fever, no snakes, &c. I think of the Banks Islands, Vanua Lava, with its harbour and streams, and abundance of food, and with eight o... ...of an ordinary 278 Life of John Coleridge Patteson clergyman. Much of the domestic and cooking department I may manage, of course, to superintend. I ... ...rdinarily developed religion, which enters into every detail of social and domestic life, and is mixed up with the daily life of every person in the a...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Three

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ds towards Townhalls and Election Committee-rooms, to de- fend itself from domestic Aristocrats. Let the Reader con- ceive well these two cardinal mov... ...ents, as we said, agitate this distracted National mind: a rushing against domestic Traitors, a rush- ing against foreign Despots. Mad movements both,... ...cated, mon- ied, respectable class prescribe? That is to say: the volcanic lava-flood, bursting up in the manner described, will ex- plode and flow ac... ... as always in the hour of need. Great is his voice, reverberating from the domes:—Citizen-Representatives, shall we not, in such crisis of Fate, lay a... ..., and even to “freeze him with terror, glacer d’effroi;” but first to have domestic Traitors punished! Who are they that, carping and quarrelling, in ... ...d right-hand, Lasource having done: and descends from the Mountain, like a lava-flood; his answer not unready. Lasource’s probabilities fly like idle ... ...ne, we are at the Bridge of Neuilly; here is Paris with her thousand black domes,—the goal and purpose of thy journey! Arrived at the Inn de la Provid... ...‘redouts of cotton-bags;’ hemming them in, ever closer, with his Artillery-lava? Never would that Ci-devant d’Autichamp arrive; never any help from Bl...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...odern edifices, piled rudely up with ancient brick and stone, and over the domes of Chris- tian churches, built on the old pavements of heathen temple... ...of a vast reti- nue, but with no vision of a happy fireside or any mode of domestic enjoyment) does the humblest or the haughtiest occupant find comfo... ...ng what looked like heart into her produc- tions. The latter sketches were domestic and common scenes, so finely and subtilely idealized that they see... ... the roofs of the city, unimpeded even by the stateliest palaces. Only the domes of churches ascend into this airy region, and hold up their golden cr... ...- ture, a minute’s walk will transport the visitor from the small, uneasy, lava stones of the Roman pavement into broad, grav- elled carriage-drives, ... ...woods, and had run wild all his childhood, and were as yet but imperfectly domesticated. Life, even in our day, is very simple and unso- phisticated i... ...flag of any stains that it may have incurred. The Roman washerwomen at the lavatory yonder, plying their labor in the open air, would serve admirably ...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...ing near at hand in stately indolence; on is lands, crowned with gorgeous domes and turrets: and where golden crosses glittered in the light, atop of... ... silver in the thaw and sunshine, the metal covered, red, green, yel low, domes and church spires of a Swiss town. The business of these recollection... ... going away, but never does. This is the haughty, or scornful model. As to Domestic Happiness, and Holy Families, they should come very cheap, for the... ...e of water turned to marble, at its height—and that is what is called ‘the lava’ here. Some workmen were digging the gloomy well on the brink of which... ...of guards and warriors; little household bells, yet musical with their old domestic tones. The least among these objects, lends its aid to swell the i... ...ards on either side of them, and emerge upon a bleak bare region where the lava lies confusedly, in enor mous rusty masses; as if the earth had been ... ...d valley, bright with the winding Arno, and shut in by swelling hills; its domes, and towers, and palaces, rising from the rich coun try in a glitter...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...methods of national defence, of effective for- eign Anti-gallicism, and of domestic ditto; which formed the staple of editorial speculation at that ti... ...place naturally brought changes in John Sterling’s schoolmasters: nor were domestic trag- edies wanting, still more important to him. New brothers and... ...nder olive-tinted haze, the illimitable limitary ocean of London, with its domes and steeples definite in the sun, big Paul’s and the many memories at... ...the most beautiful spectacles which eyes ever beheld. The company of great domes rising from a mass of large and solid buildings, with a few stone-pin... ...he Clergy to be generally profligate, and the state 143 Thomas Carlyle of domestic morals as bad as it has ever been repre- sented.”— Or, in sudden c... ...l as yourself. “If I go to Vesuvius, I will try to carry away a bit of the lava, which you wish for. There has lately been a great eruption, as it is ... ...t breaking-out of hot ashes and fire, and of melted stones which is called lava. “Miss Clark is very kind to take so much pains with you; and I trust ... ...well whether in any. Not till after good study did you see the deep molten lava-flood, which simmered steadily enough, and showed very well by and by ... ... I define them, were the mere scoriae and pumice wreck of a steady central lava- flood, which truly was volcanic and explosive to a strange degree, bu...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...odern edifices, piled rudely up with ancient brick and stone, and over the domes of Chris- tian churches, built on the old pavements of heathen temple... ...of a vast reti- nue, but with no vision of a happy fireside or any mode of domestic enjoyment) does the humblest or the haughtiest occupant find comfo... ...ng what looked like heart into her produc- tions. The latter sketches were domestic and common scenes, so finely and subtilely idealized that they see... ... the roofs of the city, unimpeded even by the stateliest palaces. Only the domes of churches ascend into this airy region, and hold up their golden cr... ...- ture, a minute’s walk will transport the visitor from the small, uneasy, lava stones of the Roman pavement into broad, grav- elled carriage-drives, ... ...woods, and had run wild all his childhood, and were as yet but imperfectly domesticated. Life, even in our day, is very simple and unso- phisticated i... ...flag of any stains that it may have incurred. The Roman washerwomen at the lavatory yonder, plying their labor in the open air, would serve admirably ... ... crooked, intricate streets, so uncomfortably paved with little squares of lava that to tread over them is a penitential pilgrimage, so inde- scribabl...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...me. They stand at large; they are intruded upon and elbowed by neighboring domes and summits, and their grandeur is diminished and fails of effect. It... ...r soft sentimentali ties to her in the sensuous music of the crashing ice domes and the boom and thunder of the passing avalanche—mu sic very famili... ...ly on the golden gloves that tremble like pea cocks crests above the vast domes, and plumed them with softest white; it robed the saints in ermine; a... ...lly covered with snow [sic]? Name the length and breadth of the streams of lava which issued from the Skaptar Jokul in the eruption of 1783. That list... ... France, the Government is the only cigar peddler. Italy has three or four domestic brands: the Minghetti, the T rabuco, the Virginia, and a very coar... ... nail at first. However, I like all the French, Swiss, German, and Italian domestic cigars, and have never cared to inquire what they are made of; and...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ath- letic figure, rolls in the sound of his voice ‘reverberating from the domes;’ this man also, like Mirabeau, has a natu- ral eye, and begins to se... ...needs multi- ply, intensify; French Life will step out of doors, and, from domestic, become a public Club Life. Old Clubs, which al- ready germinated,... ...cage that shelters it on this hand and on that, and struck direct on those Domes and two-and-forty Windows of the Ecole Militaire, and made them all o... ...his own wild head, by pistol-shot, and so end it. 183 Thomas Carlyle Such lava welters redhot in the bowels of this Mountain; unknown to the world an... ...rs!’ (See Hist. Parl. xiii. 11-38, 41-61, 358, &c.) They have their secret domestic correspondences, as their open foreign: with disaffected Crypto-Ar... ...is; and be for a defence, cunningly devised, against foreign Austrians and domestic Austrian Committee alike. So much can a Patriot Ministry and Legis...

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A Little Tour in France

By: Henry James

...old houses of Tours; for the town contains several goodly specimens of the domestic architecture of the past. The dwelling to which the average Anglo-... ... any direction will bring you to the knowledge of some curious fragment of domestic or ecclesiastical ar- chitecture, some turreted manor, some lonely... ..., the color of this beautiful front, to which the new feeling for a purely domestic architecture—an architecture of security and tranquillity, in whic... ...uld be through which the insatiate American wanders in the rear of a bored domestic, pausing to stare at a faded tapestry or to read the name on the f... ...o-called pagan altar, embossed with fighting warriors, its three pyramidal domes, so unexpected, so sinister, which I have not met elsewhere, in churc... ...e reason that it is a mere confusion of ruin. It has not been preserved in lava like Pompeii, and its streets and houses, its ramparts and castle, hav...

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The Alkahest

By: Honoré de Balzac

...wives in Bruges or Ghent, in Liege or in Holland; so that the time-honored domestic customs 9 Balzac might be perpetuated around their hearthstones. ... ... lowed to break forth, of which traces were left on this woman’s face like lava congealed about a crater. She might have been a dying mother compelled... ...r! Never was Balthazar Claes’s appearance more poetic than at this moment. Lavater, had he seen him, would fain have studied that head so full of pati... ...ollow existence which suited neither his ardent soul nor his loving heart. Domestic life, so calm, so tender, which the very name of Flanders re- call... ...tling its affairs. His first grief over, he wished to marry; he needed the domestic happiness whose every religious aspect had fastened upon his mind.... ...ielded herself to happiness. She asked herself if Claes were not seeking a domestic slave,—one who would necessarily keep the house? whether he had hi... ...ears and the terror that marked her face at the moment when this tale of a domestic drama then lowering over the quiet house begins, were caused by th...

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Don Juan

By: George Byron

...a house o’erturn’d, Whisper’d he had a mistress, some said two — But for domestic quarrels one will do. Now Donna Inez had, with all her merit, ... ... shine, ‘T is in arranging all my friends’ affairs, Not having of my own domestic cares. And so I interfered, and with the best Intentions, ... ...s youth, And of the folly of all prudish fears, Victorious virtue, and domestic truth, And then of Don Alfonso’s fifty years: I wish these... ...s, Where heart, and soul, and sense, in concert move, And the blood ‘s lava, and the pulse a blaze, Each kiss a heart quake, for a kiss’s st... ...ays, and put one’s servants into mourning. There ‘s doubtless something in domestic doings Which forms, in fact, true love’s antithesis; Roman... ...glancing, ‘Midst other indications of festivity, Seeing a troop of his domestics dancing Like dervises, who turn as on a pivot, he Perceiv... ...e; for so hot The fire was, that were red Vesuvius loaded, Besides its lava, with all sorts of shot And shells or hells, it could not more h... ...for (Now for a common place!) beneath the snow, As a volcano holds the lava more Within—et caetera. Shall I go on?—No! I hate to hunt down...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...prings Of fire and poison, inaccessible T o avarice or pride, their starry domes _90 Of diamond and of gold expand above ... ...ame on, The beams of sunset hung their rainbow hues High ‘mid the shifting domes of sheeted spray _335 That canopied his path o... ... light beech. The pyramids Of the tall cedar overarching frame Most solemn domes within, and far below, _435 Like clouds s... ...—civil war, famine, plague, supersti- tion, and an utter extinction of the domestic affections; the judicial murder of the advocates of Liberty; the t... ... Till free and equal man and woman greet _995 Domestic peace; and ere this power can make In human hearts its calm and ho... ...mons of the earthquake, who _60 Reply to them in lava—cry halloo! And call out to the cities o’er their head,— Roofs, towers...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...rose, T ook glory in the great repose, And over every postured form Spread lava-like and brooded warm, – And fixed on every frozen face Beheld the rec... ...ed height with thee compare! Not those vine-terraced hills that seethe The lava in their fiery cusps; Nor that high-climbing robe of snow, Whose summi... ...ids, All in its living glow. Like a dark cathedral city, Whose spires, and domes, and towers Quiver in violet lightnings, My soul basks on for hours. ... ...ek you, madam? ’Tis enough That you should have dominion o’er the springs Domestic and man’s heart: those ways, how rough, How vile, outside the stat... ...ou. XXXVI —We hear women’s shrieks on them. We like your phrase, Dominion domestic! And that roar, ‘What seek you?’ is of tyrants in all days. Sir, ...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ures borne si- lently by souls whose tender roots find stony ground in the domestic soil, whose earliest buds are torn apart by rancor- ous hands, who... ...e elevation of Napoleon, he took refuge in the quietude of the country and domestic life, accepting the unmerited accusations that fol- lowed him as t... ...st family in Europe.” The count’s good taste, or perhaps the advice of his domes- 74 The Lily of the Valley tic genius, appeared under his altered ci... ...e great lakes upon whose shores we live. Though to many souls passions are lava torrents flowing among arid rocks, other souls there be in whom passio... .... He was charming to behold. All the servants clustered round to share the domestic joy. The little heir smiled at his mother as he passed her, sittin... ... signal justice; alone with us he gave judgment on all things, foreign and domestic, yet we had no legitimate influence; often we were consulted like ...

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...ntimed period stood there, like another V esuvius, spouting smoke and flame, lava and ashes, raining pumice stone and cinders, shaking the moral earth... ...nappeasable. “And so we glide along; in due time encountering those majestic domes, the mighty Sugar Loaf, and the sublime Maiden’s Rock—which latter,... ...imity; then Prescott and the St. Croix; and anon we see bursting upon us the domes and steeples of St. Paul, giant young chief of the North, marching ...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...wshares and wheels of discarded cultivators. Hard- ened trampled mud, like lava, filled the pig-pen. The doors of the house were grime-rubbed, the cor... ... dropped her pose and smiled down she discovered Kennicott apoplectic with domestic pride—and gray Guy Pollock staring beseechingly. For a second she ... ...ock rattled, “They’re ungrateful, all that class of people. I do think the domestic problem is sim- ply becoming awful. I don’t know what the country’... ... the conference on husbands. The young matrons discussed the intimacies of domes- ticity with a frankness and a minuteness which dismayed Carol. Juani... ... their dances. And I certainly don’t see any need of a farm-bureau or this domestic science demonstration you talk about. In my day the boys learned t... ...y hearty. He looked absently at Carol. He was a medical machine now, not a domestic machine. “What is it, Carrie?” he droned. “No hurry. Just wanted t... ...ngland mill-towns with the hands living in rows of cottages like blocks of lava. A rich farming-center in New Jersey, off the railroad, furi- ously pi... ...g at the base of the mountain. A volcano does occasionally drop a river of lava on even the best of agriculturists, to their astonishment and consider...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...d back volumes of Punch, from which I derived concep- tions of foreign and domestic politics it has taken years of adult reflection to correct. And at... ...re vio- lent crimes, and in railway and mine disasters and in the minutest domesticities of the Royal Family . Most of the books at home were my fathe... ...ather is always “A.,” and I am always “D.” It is manifest she followed the domestic events in the life of the Princess of Wales, who is now Queen Moth... ...es had certainly barred my mistaking the profitable production and sale of lavatory basins and bathroom fittings for the highest good. It was only upo... ...ll. They never, so far as I know, dined out, and when at last after bitter domestic conflicts they began to go to dances, they went with the quavering... ... Motioned rather than an- nounced by a tall Scotch servant woman, the only domestic I ever remember seeing there, we made our way up a narrow staircas... ...—of that time we went from Naples to Vesuvius, and walked over the hot new lava there. Do you remember how tired I was? I know it disappointed you tha...

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

... though without increasing its usual brightness. All this was a species of domestic pre- monition concerning the result of the elections which were ab... ...ined, the old no- tary felt less regret in seeing that his daughter’s only domes- tic happiness lay in the autocracy which usually satisfies all women... ...ss terrible,—in fact, it terrified; a hidden heat was felt be- neath it, a lava of passions not yet extinct. The mouth, once so fresh and rosy, now ha... ...romising in the clientele he really pre- ferred, Desroches had his days of domesticity when he was husband and father, especially on Sundays. He appea... ...fe Gondreville, Malin, Comte de The Gondreville Mystery A Start in Life Domestic Peace Gothard The Gondreville Mystery Goujet, Abbe 336 The Deput... ...ortense A Man of Business Hulot, Victorin Cousin Betty Keller, Francois Domestic Peace Cesar Birotteau Eugenie Grandet The Government Clerks Kel...

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Roderick Hudson

By: Henry James

...n, tempered, however, by a certain amount of righteous wrath. He had had a domestic struggle, but he had remained master of the situation. He had shak... ... nowhere!” Rowland was at loss how to receive this account of his friend’s domestic circumstances; it was plaintive, and yet the manner seemed to him ... ... judicious, and that her good sense, habitually rigid under the demands of domestic economy, indulged itself with a certain agreeable laxity on this p... ...what were her reasons? She was interesting; Rowland wondered what were her domestic secrets. If her mother was a daughter of the great Republic, it wa... ... It was said she used to beat poor Savage with his mahl-stick and when the domestic finances were low to lock him up in his studio and tell him he sho... ... the great, dove-tailed polygons of pavement as hot to the tread as molten lava. Rowland, who suffered from intense heat, would have found all this un...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

... every turn attends.” —Falconer’ s Shipwreck. “Bright shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets blew self driven, To hang their momentary fi... ...ered in old Bildad’s lan- guage, heterogeneously mixed with Scriptural and domestic phrases. “Avast there, avast there, Bildad, avast now spoiling our... ... these things bent the welded iron of his soul, much more did his far-away domestic memories of his young Cape wife and child, tend to bend him still ... ... sometimes capture the Hyena whale, to keep up the supply of cheap oil for domestic employment—as some frugal housekeepers, in the absence of company,... ...of the whale-craft, this seems as good a place as any to set down a little domestic peculiarity on ship-board, arising from the existence of the harpo... ...s yet under- taken. Such an enterprise would seem almost as hopeful as for Lavater to have scrutinized the wrinkles on the Rock of Gibraltar, or for G... ...manipu- lated the Dome of the Pantheon. Still, in that famous work of his, Lavater not only treats of the various faces of men, but also attentively s... ...al, semi-crescentic depression in the forehead’s middle, which, in man, is Lavater’s mark of genius. But how? Genius in the Sperm Whale? Has the Sperm... ... grow anywhere, between the earthy clefts of Greenland ice or in V esuvius lava. How the wild winds blow it; they whip it about me as the torn shreds ...

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Little Dorrit Book Two Riches

By: Charles Dickens

...with a whole English house-front of window, a prospect of beautiful church-domes rising into the blue sky sheer out of the water which reflected them,... ...ven put us wrong with our daugh- ter, and it might lead to a great deal of domestic trouble. Y ou see, don’t you?’ ‘Y es, indeed,’ returned Arthur, ‘t... ... Italy is she really?’ said Flora, ‘with the grapes growing everywhere and lava necklaces and bracelets too that land of poetry with burning mountains... ...kler began. ‘Don’t assure me!’ said Mr Dorrit. ‘I will not be assured by a domestic. Y ou are guilty of mockery. Y ou shall leave me— hum—the whole es... ...—Collegiate body. In return for which—hot water—general kitchen—and little domestic advantages. Those who are habituated to the—ha— Marshalsea, are pl... ...counts of indictment, but especially the last, which involved a species of domestic treason; and he soon became so confirmed in his seclusion, that hi...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...nd every turn attends.” Falconer’s Shipwreck. “Bright shone the roofs, the domes, the spires, And rockets flew self driven, To hang their momentary fire... ...ered in old Bildad’s language, heteroge neously mixed with Scriptural and domestic phrases. “Avast there, avast there, Bildad, avast now spoiling our... ...f his Chapter 26 Knights and Squires 119 soul, much more did his far away domestic memories of his young Cape wife and child, tend to bend him still ... ... sometimes capture the Hyena whale, to keep up the supply of cheap oil for domestic employment — as some frugal housekeepers, in the absence of compan... ...of the whale craft, this seems as good a place as any to set down a little domestic peculiarity on ship board, arising from the exis tence of the har... ... as yet undertaken. Such an enterprise would seem almost as hopeful as for Lavater to have scruti nized the wrinkles on the Rock of Gibraltar, or for... ...d manipulated the Dome of the Pantheon. Still, in that famous work of his, Lavater not only treats of the various faces of men, but also attentively s... ...al, semi crescentic depression in the forehead’s middle, which, in man, is Lavater’s mark of genius. But how? Genius in the Sperm Whale? Has the Sperm... ...l grow anywhere, between the earthy clefts of Greenland ice or in Vesuvius lava. How the wild winds blow it; they whip it about me as the torn shreds ...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...he elect. Lips of stone turned to flame, breasts of ice became like heated lava, so that to Franz, yielding for the first time to the sway of the drug... ... kids. These animals, though wild and agile as chamois, were too much like domestic goats, and Franz could not consider them as game. Moreover , other... ...m read and write before him, ordered his attendant to let him eat with the domestics, and to give him two piastres a month. With this, Luigi purchased... ...sa saw herself rich, superbly attired, and attended by a train of liveried domestics. Then, when they had thus passed the day in building castles in t... ..., upon the door being opened by a servant, said, “I signori Francesi.” The domestic bowed respectfully, and invited them to enter. They passed through... ...will do — that will do, Monsieur Bertuccio; spare these gentlemen all such domestic arrangements. You have the window, that is sufficient. Give orders...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...il. A single green leaf can scarcely be discovered over wide tracts of the lava plains; yet flocks of goats, together with a few cows, contrive to exi... ...at the bottom of a valley, bounded by lofty and jagged walls of stratified lava. The black rocks af- ford a most striking contrast with the bright gre... ... is interesting to trace the changes produced by the heat of the overlying lava, on the friable mass, which in parts has been converted into a crystal... ...o groups of beautifully radiated fibres resembling arragonite. The beds of lava rise in successive gently-sloping plains, towards the in- terior, when... ...ime required must be very long. Azara states,* that a female in a state of domestication laid seventeen eggs, each at the interval of three days one f... ...ncrease in numbers of the carrion-vul- ture, since the introduction of the domestic animals, must have been infinitely great; and we have given reason... ... own kind. F. Cuvier has observed that all animals that readily enter into domestication, consider man as a member of their own society, and thus fulf... ...nner, apparently in defiance as a challenge. These animals are very easily domes- ticated, and I have seen some thus kept in northern Patagonia near a... ...nta Cruz — Expedition up the River — Indians — Immense Streams of Basaltic Lava — Fragments not transported by the River — Excavations of the Valley —...

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The Magic Skin

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Eve Regenerate smiles pityingly. At the touch of a mosaic, made of various lavas from Vesuvius and Etna, his fancy fled to the hot tawny south of Ital... ...nd recrossed each other indefinitely; the dishes covered with their silver domes whet- ted both appetite and curiosity. Few words were spoken. Neighbo... ...do not deceive myself, my la- bors will complete the task begun by Mesmer, Lavater, Gall, and Bichat, and open up new paths in science. “There ends th... ...inner, and finished the evening after his own fashion in the retirement of domestic life. Just now a sweet smile wandered over his features. He seemed... ... his will to the homely common-sense of an old peasant whom fifty years of domes- tic service had scarcely civilized. He had given up all the rights o... ...ision and accuracy with those of man; it is rather larger than our largest domestic donkeys, and is pos- sessed of extraordinary courage. If it is sur... ...er lay cliffs split open by fissures and frowning ravines; great blocks of lava hung suspended from them, while the action of rain 218 The Magic Skin... ...set a ray of bright sunlight would penetrate between two sheer surfaces of lava, that might have been split apart by a hatchet, to the very depths of ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...ys when my heart was volcanic As the scoriac rivers that roll — As the lavas that restlessly roll Their sulphurous currents down Y aanek, In the... ... Streams up the turrets silently— Gleams up the pinnacles far and free— Up domes—up spires—up kingly halls— Up fanes—up Babylon-like walls— Up shadowy...

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On the Origin of Species

By: Charles Darwin

...4 On the Origin of Species Contents Introduction Chapter I Variation under Domestication Causes of Variability — Effects of Habit — Correla- tion of G... ...y — Effects of Habit — Correla- tion of Growth —Inheritance — Character of Domes- tic Varieties — Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and S... ...s — Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species — Origin of Domestic Variet- ies from one or more Species — Domestic Pigeons, their Dif... ... its Effects —Methodical and Unconscious Selection — Unknown Origin of our Domestic Productions — Circumstances favourable to Man’s power of Selection... ...heir origin —Instincts graduated — Aphides and ants — Instincts variable — Domestic instincts, their origin — Natural instincts of the cuckoo, ostrich... ... cliffs of one or two thousand feet in height; for the gentle slope of the lava-streams, due to their formerly liquid state, showed at a glance how fa...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...you be of firm cour- age. You are in furnished lodgings, far from home and domes- tic comfort: little to do, but wander over the unlovely Cham- pagne ... ...seen and tried! From drill-sergeants, to prime-min- isters, to foreign and domestic booksellers, all manner of men he has seen. All manner of men he h... ...ational Assembly shall make the Constitution; and neither foreign Pandour, domestic Triumvirate, with levelled Cannon, Guy-Faux powder-plots (for that... ...m the beginning!—It is even so. The deceptive ‘sumptuous funeral’ (of some domestic that died); the hiding-place at Vitry towards Fontainbleau, have n... ...towards Fontainbleau, have not availed that wretched old man. Some living domestic or dependant, for none loves Foulon, has betrayed him to the Villa... ...sherds, and finally his own wild head, by pistol-shot, and so end it. Such lava welters redhot in the bowels of this Mountain; unknown to the world an... ...ducated, monied, respectable class prescribe? That is to say: the volcanic lava-flood, bursting up in the manner described, will explode and flow acco... ...ight- hand, Lasource having done: and descends from the Moun- tain, like a lava-flood; his answer not unready. Lasource’s prob- abilities fly like idl... ...redouts of cotton- bags;’ hemming them in, ever closer, with his Artillery-lava? Never would that Ci-devant d’Autichamp arrive; never any help from Bl...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume 3

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...re once old Salem’s haughty fane Reared high to Heaven its thousand golden domes, And in the blushing face of day Exposed its shameful glory. ... ...hey indulge without restraint in acrimony, and all the little tyrannies of domestic life, when they know that their victim is without appeal. If this ... ...perance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery... ...mouth—ah! ten long months. The volcano fermented, and in a fiery stream of lava cast me up. I lay torn by the torture-snakes of hell amid the glowing ... ...d invariably die either from external violence or natural old age. But the domestic hog, the sheep, the cow, and the dog, are subject to an incredible... ...irpation! How many thousands have become murderers and robbers, bigots and domestic tyrants, dissolute and aban- doned adventurers, from the use of fe...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...e for a minute or two at the hour prefixed, in order to make some promised domestic arrangements for the day, they had taken it for granted that she m... ...d her to lay aside her own plans for the moment at the risk of some little domestic inconvenience. Now, however, in a single in- stant vanished every ... ...n had gone forth as a subject of discus- sion for the public; and that the domestic seclusion and pri- vacy within which it was her matronly privilege... ...here was a scriptural pathos in what followed, as if it were some scene of domestic re-union, opening itself from patriarchal ages. The young officer ... ...tical moment, such were the changes already effected in the state of their domestic politics amongst the Tartars by the undermining arts of Zebek-Dorc... ...eally had done so by means of some collusive assistance from the layers of lava on Mount Etna. But there survives, at this day, very little to remind ...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...and his mother being indifferent, beyond considerations of saving, to most domestic arrangements that were not bounded by the walls of her own chamber... ...rculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of V esuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slip- per... ...-room, put her spectacles between two particular leaves of Doctor Buchan’s Domestic Medicine, and sat looking over the blind all day until they came b... ...and the Lodge below; they would glide down the stream of time, in pastoral domestic happiness. Y oung John drew tears from his eyes by finishing the p... ...t was the family custom to lay it down as family law, that she was a plain domestic little creature, without the great and sage 233 Little Dorrit exp... ...might, Fanny,’ said the mild Little Dorrit. ‘Y ou see, while you have been domestic and resignedly shut up there, Amy,’ pursued her sister, gradually ... ... Italy is she really?’ said Flora, ‘with the grapes growing everywhere and lava necklaces and bracelets too that land of poetry with burning mountains...

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