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The Mirror of the Sea

By: Joseph Conrad

...eph Conrad A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...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... ...e of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad, the Pennsylvania State ... ...hen the great soul of the world turned over with a heavy sigh, a perfectly new, extra-stout foresail vanish like a bit of some airy stuff much lighter... ... And so on and so on, the ship meanwhile rushing on her way with a heavier list, a noisier splutter, a more threatening hiss of the white, almost blin... ...th the man on board, but it was hopeless for Captain S- to try to make his new iron clipper equal the feats which made the old Tweed a name of praise ... ...harves, they felt themselves no captives, but honoured guests. XXXIV THESE TOWNS of the Antipodes, not so great then as they are now, took an interest... ...inamen (Sun-kum-on’s was not bad), is heard at regular in- tervals. I have listened for hours to this most perti- nacious pedlar (I wonder whether he ...

...Excerpt: Landfall and departure mark the rhythmical swing of a seaman?s life and of a ship?s career. From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship?s earthly fate. A ?Departure? is not what a vain people of landsmen may think. The term ?Landfall? is more easily understoo...

...Contents: I. Landfalls and Departures IV. Emblems of Hope VII. The Fine Art X. Cobwebs and Gossamer XIII. The Weight of the Burden XVI. Overdue and Missing XX. The Grip of the Land XXII. The Character of the Foe XXV. Rules of East and West...

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The $30,000 Bequest : And Other Stories

By: Mark Twain

...st and Other Stories by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. 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 ... ...ge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State ... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark T wain (Samuel L... ..................................... .............................. 193 “THE NEW GUIDE OF THE CONVERSATION IN PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH” ..................... ...TOWN of five or six thousand inhabitants, and a rather pretty one, too, as towns go in the Far West. It had church accommodations for thirty five thou... ...around?” “Of course, but what of it? Nobody would suspect who I was.” “Oh, listen to the man! Some day you’ve got to prove to the executors that you n... ...to any of the young people concerned, nor to any one else except Sally. He listened to her and understood; understood and admired. He said: “I get the... ...it will be seen that he is a country expert on the fiddle, and has a three township fame. 65 Mark Twain lar arm of mine can do, whenever it shall be ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Lakeside was a pleasant little town of five or six thousand inhabitants, and a rather pretty one, too, as towns go in the Far West. It had church accommodations for thirty-five thousand, which is the way of the Far West and the South, where everybody is religio...

.... 134 EDWARD MILLS AND GEORGE BENTON: A TALE...................................................................................... 137 THE FIVE BOONS OF LIFE ................................................................................................................................ 143 THE FIRST WRITING-MACHINES ............................................................

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