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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publi... ...y Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any ... ... this one gives. The first night we were there, we went to bed and to sleep early; but I awoke at the end of two or three hours, and lay a comfortable... ...or. Well, one Sunday morning 13 A Tramp Abroad I was sitting out here in front of my cabin, with my cat, taking the sun, and looking at the blue hill... ...cat, taking the sun, and looking at the blue hills, and listening to the leaves rustling so lonely in the trees, and thinking of the home away yonder ... ... beings. It ain’t any use to tell me a bluejay hasn’t got a sense of humor, because I know better. And memory, too. They brought jays here from all ov... .... It ain’t any use to tell me a bluejay hasn’t got a sense of humor, because I know better. And memory, too. They brought jays here from all over the ... ...ecipices. The view, look- ing sheer down into the broad valley, eastward, from this great elevation—almost a perpendicular mile—was very quaint and cu... ...appear in these tables, but they are scattered so widely over the country that they furnish a 277 A Tramp Abroad good general average of city health ...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...LICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...y of this little novel to a beautiful girl of seventeen, the daughter of a statesman in Westmoreland, not designing any deception (nor so much as any ... ...shment the pure gospel truth of the narrative could have been sullied. She listened, in a kind of breathless stupor, to my frank explana- tion—that no... ...ency to lawless and gigantesque ideals of adventur- ous life; under which, united with the duelling code of Eu- rope, many things would become trivial... ...ces—Somersetshire, Devonshire, Hampshire—are con- founded with our midland counties; and positively the dic- tion of Parricombe and Charricombe from E... ...times in every week dinner invitations to all the families on her visiting list, and lying within her winter circle, which was measured, by a radius o... ... a sentiment as pity, in the fact of both from so early an age having been united in the calamity of orphan- age,—go where they might, these young wom... ...th, concentrated in a small number of hands, exists in various continental states upon a larger scale than with us, moderately large estates, on the o...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in having brought ...

...Contents MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. ..........................................

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION The War in the Air by H. G. Wells 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... ...n with war, the smash-up of civilization is inevitable. It is chaos or the United States of the World for mankind. There is no other choice. Ten years... ...war, the smash-up of civilization is inevitable. It is chaos or the United States of the World for mankind. There is no other choice. Ten years have b... ... ULTIMATUM. BRITAIN MUST FIGHT. OUR INFATUATED WAR OFFICE STILL REFUSES TO LISTEN TO MR. BUTTERIDGE. GREAT MONO-RAIL DISASTER AT TIMBUCTOO. or this:— ... ... France or the Channel; but they were all British ordnance maps of English counties. That set him thinking about lan- guages and trying to recall his ... ...ness of equipment and military efficiency. The great powers were first the United States, a nation ad- dicted to commerce, but roused to military nece... ... equipment and military efficiency. The great powers were first the United States, a nation ad- dicted to commerce, but roused to military necessities... ...rovidential. Last grace of Heaven. Like a sign. Hullo!” He stood still and listened. Outside there was a going to and fro of feet, a sound of distant ...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby 1922 edition of Ormsby’s translation A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication... ...ote by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby (1922 ed.) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...tramping along the road singing; the reapers gathered in the venta gateway listening to “Felixmarte of Hircania” read out to them; and those little Ho... ...emporaries. In some of the others there is a good deal of exaggeration. To listen to most of his biographers one would suppose that all Spain was in l... ...te, “that this is done to divert our idle thoughts; and as in well-ordered states games of chess, fives, and billiards are allowed for the diversion o... ...a, thou hast conquered, for it is impossible to have the heart to deny the united force of so many truths.” Luscinda in her feebleness was on the poin... ... arms make answer that without them laws cannot be maintained, for by arms states are defended, kingdoms preserved, cities protected, roads made safe,... ...perfectly, and perceived it was promised to him that he should see himself united in holy and lawful matrimony with his beloved Dulcinea del Toboso, f... ...canon; “but for all that there is a good deal to be said on this matter of counties.” To which Don Quixote returned, “I know not what more there is to...

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

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands By Charlotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic C... ...lotte Mary Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of John Coleridge Patteson: Missionary Bishop of the Melanesian Islands by ... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...e boy’s sharp, stormy gusts of passion, and his mother’s steady refusal to listen to his ‘I will be good’ until she saw that he was really sorry for t... ...vacations were spent some- times with the Judge’s relations in the Eastern counties, some- times with Lady Patteson’s in the West. Landwith Rectory, i... ... and may we learn to live with such holiness here that we may hereafter be united for ever in Heaven.’ This letter is marked twice over ‘Only for Papa... ...e may sleep in Him as our hope is this our sister doth, and may be finally united with her in Heaven. Yesterday was a day of great trial to us all: I ... ... his last examination for the Newcastle, in the spring of 1845. Before the list was given out he had written to his father that the Divinity papers we... ... one must think out each step, anticipate each probable result, before one states anything. It is of course full of the highest interest. Can’t you fa...

...Preface: There are of course peculiar advantages as well as disadvantages in endeavouring to write the life of one recently departed. On the one hand, the remembrances connected with him are far fresher; his contemporaries can he consulted, and...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 2 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 2 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Two is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...r proposed stipulation that all the candi- dates shall remain in their own counties, and restrain their friends in the same it seems to me that on ref... ...ink annexation an evil. I hold it to be a paramount duty of us in the free States, due to the Union of the States, and perhaps to liberty itself (para... ...berty itself (paradox though it may seem), to let the slavery of the other States alone; while, on the other hand, I hold it to be equally clear that ... ...write. Unless I can get some one to do this, Hardin, with his old franking list, will have the advantage of me. My reliance for a fair shake (and I wa... ...med sorrowing angels round, Whose swelling tears in dewdrops fell Upon the listening ground. But this is past, and naught remains That raised thee o’e... ... LINCOLN. 20 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Two RESOLUTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, DECEMBER 22, 1847 Whereas, The Pres... ... HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, DECEMBER 22, 1847 Whereas, The President of the United States, in his mes- sage of May 11, 1846, has declared that “the Mex...

...Excerpt: Dear Speed, yours of the 9th instant is duly received, which I do not meet as a ?bore,? but as a most welcome visitor. I will answer the business part of it first. In relation to our Congress matter here, you were right in supposing I would su...

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Mankind in the Making

By: H. G. Wells

... SERIES PUBLICATION Mankind in the Making by H. G. Wells 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 per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ll be equally available for applica- tion in the British Empire and in the United States. T o that we must come, unless our talk of co-operation, of r... ...qually available for applica- tion in the British Empire and in the United States. T o that we must come, unless our talk of co-operation, of reunion,... ...e that the real and ultimate business, so far as this world goes, of every statesman, every social orga- nizer, every philanthropist, every business m... ... of fluctuating legislation, this committee, except for an extremely short list of absolute prohibitions, would decide to leave matters almost exactly... ...u will add “sanity.” And the reader of Mr. Archdall Reid will round up the list with “immunity” from dipsoma- nia and all contagious diseases. “Let us... ...l’s returns for 1891 that among the causes of death specified in the three counties of Dorset, Wiltshire, and Hereford, where infant mortality is scar... ...at any rate, London and the Gold Coast and, I suspect, some regions in the United States of America, receive to consume. But it will be urged that the...

...Preface: It may save misunderstanding if a word or so be said here of the aim and scope of this book. It is written in relation to a previous work, Anticipations,* and together with that and a small pamphlet, ?The Discovery of the Future,?** presents a general theory of social development an...

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SER... ...CTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...of men of learn- ing, but upon the public conduct of princes and sovereign states. I have endeavoured, in the fourth book, to explain as fully and dis... ...e sea. The navigation of the Danube is of very little use to the different states of Bavaria, Austria, and Hungary, in comparison of what it would be,... ...ivided into any number of parts, as by fusion those parts can easily be re-united again; a quality which no other equally durable commodities possess,... ...nerally the same, or very nearly the same, through the greater part of the united king- dom. These, and most other things which are sold by retail, th... ...ght pence a-day; tenpence, some- times a shilling, about Edinburgh, in the counties which border upon England, probably on account of that neighbourho... ...ter, bring on the peculiar infirmity of the trade. If masters would always listen to the dictates of reason and humanity, they have frequently occasio... ... or regulation of commerce which comes from this order, ought always to be listened to with great precaution, and 214 The Wealth of Nations ought nev...

Excerpt: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

...Contents INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATU...

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