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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By: Washington Irving

... “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this docu ment file, for any purpose, and... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, the Pennsylvania State Universit... ..., esteemed by the women as a man of great erudition, for he had read several books quite through, and was a perfect master of Cotton Mather’s “Histor... ...abod was too con scious of the superior might of his adversary to enter the lists against him; he had overheard a boast of Bones, that he would “doub... ...stice recently inflicted, for his scholars were all busily intent upon their books, or slyly whispering behind them with one eye kept upon the master;... ... and then in the rear, to quicken their speed or help them over a tall word. Books were flung aside with out being put away on the shelves, inkstands...

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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... ...ity. 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... ...g currente calamo, and the second that of a middle- aged man writing for a bookseller. On the other hand, it is closer and more literal, the style is ... ...clined rather to the humanities and light literature, and as a producer of books Alcala was already beginning to compete with the older presses of Tol... ...imen of the pauper gentleman, with his lean hack and his greyhound and his books of chivalry, dreaming away his life in happy ignorance that the world... ... the rest of the household had gone to dinner. Lothario saw himself in the lists according to his friend’s wish, and facing an enemy that could by her... ...laza; a knight shows to advantage arrayed in glittering armour, pacing the lists before the ladies in some joyous tournament, and all those knights sh... ...was greatly pleased at the news, and promised himself to do wonders in the lists, and reckoned it rare good fortune that an opportunity should have of...

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Brooksmith, The Real Thing, The Story of It, Flickerbridge, And Mrs. Medwin

By: Henry James

...me Short Stories by Henry James “Brooksmith,” “The Real Thing,” “The Story of It,” “Flickerbridge,” and “Mrs. Medwin” A PENN S TATE ELECTRONIC CLASSIC... ...ICS SERIES PUBLICATION Some Short Stories by Henry James 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... ...letters must have rubbed off on him from the mere handling of his master’s books, which he was always carrying to and fro and putting back in their pl... ...he had told them how I worked in black-and-white, for magazines, for story-books, for sketches of contemporary life, and consequently had co- pious em... ...M into my branch of the enterprise. They knew I was to do the first of the books, Rutland Ramsay, but I had to make clear to them that my participatio... ... the current fashion for young women so equipped was to enter the Parisian lists. Addie had accordingly chanced upon her, on the slopes of Montparnass...

...Excerpt: We are scattered now, the friends of the late Mr. Oliver Offord; but whenever we chance to meet I think we are conscious of a certain esoteric respect for each other. ?Yes, you too have been in Arcadia,? we seem not too grumpily to allow. When I pass the hous...

................................................................. 4 THE REAL THING ........................................................ 21 THE STORY OF IT ........................................................ 48 FLICKERBRIDGE ......................................................... 65 MRS. MEDWIN ............................................................. 85...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... a polished necklace of codfish vertebra; and Hosea Hussey had his account books bound in superior old shark-skin. There was a fishy flavor to the mil... ... anatomy. Neverthe- less, though of real knowledge there be little, yet of books there are a plenty; and so in some small degree, with cetology, or th... ...d whale is deposed,—the great sperm whale now reigneth! There are only two books in being which at all pretend to put the living sperm whale before yo... ...e- landic, Dutch, and old English authorities, there might be quoted other lists of uncertain whales, blessed with all manner of un- couth names. But ...

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Ivanhoe

By: Sir Walter Scott

... Classics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ich, when need- ful, he could sustain with great decorum. His knowledge of books, however superficial, was sufficient to impress upon their ignorance ... ... so?—Prior, your collar is in danger; I will wear it over my gorget in the lists of Ashby-de-la-Zouche.” “Win it fairly,” said the Prior, “and wear it... ... have friends, I have followers—man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists; let him come in his plate and his mail, and all that can render cowa... ...ield in the presence of Prince John himself, who was expected to grace the lists, had attracted universal attention, and an immense confluence of pers... ...nherited Knight; for by this name the stranger had recorded himself in the books of the tourney. “Then take your place in the lists,” said Bois-Guilbe... ...rtance. What is called a taking title, serves the di- rect interest of the bookseller or publisher, who by this means sometimes sells an edition while...

...Excerpt: In that pleasant district of merry England which is watered by the river Don, there extended in ancient times a large forest, covering the greater part of the beautiful hills and valleys which lie between Sheffield and the pleasant town of Doncaster. ...

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The History Of

By: H. G. Wells

... G. Wells A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells 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... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic ... ...hy and history, as the repeating of names that were hard to pronounce, and lists of products and populations and heights and lengths, and as lists and... ...discovered reading and its joys. He began to read stories voraciously, and books of travel, provided they were also adventurous. He got these chiefly ... ...er tempting to a schoolmaster 11 H G Wells with a cane…. And twice he had books confiscated. Recalled to the realities of life, he would rub himself ... ...y should the handle of one’s pen point over one’s right shoulder? His copy books towards the end foreshadowed his destiny and took the form of commerc...

...Excerpt: ?HOLE!? said Mr. Polly, and then for a change, and with greatly increased emphasis: ??Ole!? He paused, and then broke out with one of his private and peculiar idioms. ?Oh! Beastly Silly Wheeze of a Hole!?...

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

...A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A story of the French... ...the French Revolution A PSU Electronic Classics Series Publication A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania St... ...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 ... ...im. Then only was he permitted to be seen, spectacularly poring over large books, and casting his breeches and gaiters into the general weight of the ... ...hat would be produced, would show the prisoner to have been furnished with lists of his Majesty’s forces, and of their disposition and preparation, bo... ...e had habitually conveyed such information to a hostile power. That, these lists could not be proved to be in the prisoner’s handwriting; but that it ... ...ner in coaches, inns, and packets? No. Sure he saw the prisoner with these lists? Certain. Knew no more about the lists? No. Had not procured them him... ...may be a quarter of an hour later.” They went into a dingy room lined with books and lit tered with papers, where there was a blazing fire. A kettle ... ...he first was the best room, and in it were Lucie’s birds, and flowers, and books, and desk, and work table, and box of water colours; the second was t...

...Excerpt: It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the ...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s Publication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is fur... ...ity. 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... contemplative, not uncharitable frame of mind, and apply yourself to your books or your business. I have no other moral than this to tag to the prese... ...ery room of the house, and everything in every one of her drawers; and her books, and her piano, and her dresses, and all her neck- laces, brooches, l... ...of knives, pencil-cases, gold seals, toffee, Little Warblers, and romantic books, with large coloured pictures of knights and robbers, in many of whic... ...gs of exultation and gratitude, bereavement and sickening dismay, when the lists of the regimental losses were gone through, and it became 358 V anit... ...t, even now, feel at second-hand this breathless pause of expectation. The lists of casualties are carried on from day to day: you stop in the midst a... ...ine carriage, and her fine horses, and her name on half the public charity-lists of the town, was a lonely, miserable, persecuted old maid. She though...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...e by Somerset Maugham A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...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... ...in the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...or a moment neither Mr. Carey nor his wife knew what to do. “I’ll put some books under him,” said Mary Ann. She took from the top of the harmonium the... ...he Bible,” said Mrs. Carey , in a shocked tone. “Couldn’t you get him some books out of the study?” Mr. Carey considered the question for an in- stant... ...thought of that, William,” said Aunt Louisa. Philip perched himself on the books, and the Vicar, having said grace, cut the top off his egg. “There,” ... ...st be treated with respect and which were in low water . Now and then long lists of figures were given him to add up. He at- tended lectures for his f... ...Medical School. Just inside the door a num- ber of notices were pinned up, lists of lectures, football fixtures, and the like; and these he looked at ... ...ly the question recurred, but flung now like a challenging gauntlet in the lists: Why not order today? “I’m the press representative of Lynn and Sedle...

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Ballads

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Ballads by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publicat... ...ds by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any cha... ...ennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as p... ...hy as a cat, with never a change of face, Taheia slips to the door, like one that would breathe a space; Saunters and pauses, and looks at the stars, ... ...any a man he counselled Of high and low degree, With the herdsmen on the mountains And the fishers of the sea. And he came and went unweary, And read ...

...Introduction: This tale, of which I have not consciously changed a single feature, I received from tradition. It is highly popular through all the country of the eight Tevas, the clan to which Rahero belonged; and particularly in Taiarapu, the windwa...

...Contents THE SONG OF RAHERO ............................................................................4 I. THE SLAYING OF TAMATEA ..................................................................................................................

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Twelve Stories and a Dream

By: H. G. Wells

...ES PUBLICATION Twelve Stories and a Dream by H. G. Wells 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... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...n of a “military bootmaker” (“cobbler” in the vulgar tongue) of Dover, and lists his various examination proofs of a high proficiency in chemistry and... ...o astronomers. Afterwards, for the space of seven years, save for the pass lists of the Lon- don University , in which he is seen to climb slowly to a... ...ys. It was hung with little engravings after Morland and it had a shelf of books. But as it happened, Banghurst had left a rook rifle he sometimes pla... ...s sitting- room in a state of untidy disorder, plates and dishes among the books and writing things, and several chairs overturned, but Pyecraft— “It’... ...me in the end. The truth I dare not tell. I have consulted a number of law-books in the British Museum, and there is not the slightest doubt that I ha...

...2. THE MAGIC SHOP................................................................................................................... 21 3. THE VALLEY OF SPIDERS..................................................................................................... 31 4. THE TRUTH ABOUT PYECRAFT .....................................................................................

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...ssics Series Publication Night and Day by Virginia Woolf is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ..., lights sprang here and there, and revealed a square mass of red-and-gold books, and then a long skirt in blue-and-white paint lus- trous behind glas... ...ckground was made up equally of lustrous blue-and-white paint, and crimson books with gilt lines on them. The vitality and composure of her attitude, ... ...er know the pleasure of buying things after saving up for them, or reading books for the first time, or making dis- coveries.” “Go on,” Katharine obse... ...mehow suggested the extreme of intimacy; there were two or three keys, and lists of com- missions against which crosses were set at intervals. But she...

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...or Grimshawe’s Secret: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...nient had been selected by Doctor Grimshawe as a study, and fitted up with bookshelves, and various machines and contrivances, electrical, chemical, a... ...ed, even before he began to read at all, an instinctive attraction towards books, and a love for and interest in even the material form of knowledge,—... ...e to mix with men, and catch something from their intercourse fresher than books could give him; though these would give him what they might. In the g... ...d over them with interest. They seemed to consist of letters, genealogical lists, certified cop ies of entries in registers, things which must have b...

... A preface generally begins with a truism; and I may set out with the admission that it is not always expedient to bring to light the posthumous work of great writers. A man generally contrives to publish, during his lifetime, quite as much as the public has time or inclination to read; and his surviving friends are apt to show more zeal than discretion in dragging forth f...

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Abbeychurch or Self-Control and Self-Conceit

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...h, or Self-control and Self-conceit 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... ideas of comfort better just then, than in its usual state. A num- ber of books and papers had been cleared from the table, to leave it free for Anne... ...of brown-paper cov- ered volumes, and many-coloured and much soiled little books, belonging to the lending library. The walls were hung with Elizabeth... ...cal characters, tables of Christian names and their derivations, botanical lists, maps, and drawings—all in such confusion, that once, when Helen atte... ...rs ago, that it was better to be naughty than good, because good people in books were always stupid.’ ‘Idle as we were,’ said Elizabeth, smiling, ‘I d...

... sooner or later, and the world has done me the kindness so often to inquire after my first crude attempt, that after it has lain for many years ?out of print,? I have ventured to launch it once more-- imperfections and all-- though it is guilty of the error of pointing rather to a transient phase of difficulty than to a general principle. The wheels of this world go so qu...

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House of Mirth

By: Edith Wharton

... E DITH WHARTON A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION House of Mirth by Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer... ...ity. 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... ... document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Cl... ...she found herself in a small library, dark but cheerful, with its walls of books, a pleasantly faded Tur- key rug, a littered desk and, as he had fore... ...ot really a collector, you see; I simply like to have good editions of the books I am fond of.” She made a slight grimace. “And Americana are horribly... ... you ever mind,” she asked suddenly, “not being rich enough to buy all the books you want?” He followed her glance about the room, with its worn furni... ...ught “peculiar” were now in a position to be critical about their visiting-lists; she had discussed the perils of divorce with her rector, and had fel... ...ares of brougham-windows, peeps of familiar pro- files bent above visiting-lists, of hurried hands dispensing notes and cards to attendant footmen—thi... ...he moment, and if I could find something to do—notes to write and visiting-lists to make up, or that kind of thing—it would tide me over till the lega...

...Excerpt: Selden paused in surprise. In the afternoon rush of the Grand Central Station his eyes had been refreshed by the sight of Miss Lily Bart. It was a Monday in early September, and he was returning to his work from a hurried dip into the country; but what was Miss Bart doing i...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...es Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens 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 ... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...greeably, and with a better understanding of what they are to expect. Many books have been written upon Italy, affording many means of studying the hi... ... and impossibility of perspective, they are not unlike the woodcuts in old books; but they were oil paintings, and the artist, like the painter of the... ...iest; a young Jesuit, his companion—who carried their breviaries and other books, and who, in the 56 Pictures from Italy exertion of getting into the... ...s course among the streets and houses, with true despotism: going where it lists, and spurning every obstacle away, before it. The Grand Duke has a wo...

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Persuasion

By: Jane Austen

...ic Classics Series Publication Persuasion by Jane Austen is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...thin the next twelvemonth or two. Then might she again take up the book of books with as much enjoyment as in her early youth, but now she liked it no... ...w, by successive captures, have made a handsome fortune. She had only navy lists and newspapers for her authority, but she could not doubt his being r... ...you some. I have been mak- ing a duplicate of the catalogue of my father’s books and pic- tures. I have been several times in the garden with Mackenzi... ...ts are for Lady Russell. I have had all my own little concerns to arrange, books and music to divide, and all my trunks to repack, from not having und...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...y George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...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... ...he document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith, the Pennsylvania State University, El... .... Odd, to read his name and Mrs. Burman Radnor’s at separate places in the lists! Well, we’ll hope. It’s a case for a compromise of sentiments and cla... ...ience and her tastes: the pine-panels of the interior, the shelves for her books, pegs to hang her favourite drawings, and the couch-bunk under a wind... ...e a reluctant appeal to figures, and it hung upon the bolder exhibition of lists and tables as to whether he was beaten; and if beaten, he was mor- al... ...hanged!’ cried the ruffled pork-butcher. ‘Our best men never got it out of books. Now, you tell me—you’ve got a spiflicating style of talk about you—n... ... world—the civilization protecting women: sentences therea- nent in modern books and Journals. But the remembrance of moods of fiery exaltation, when ...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...i by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...thousand ridiculous stories are told about the author of one of the finest books in French literature,—”Pantagruel.” Aretino, the friend of Titian, an... ... had the religious question entered it. Moreover, Diane boldly entered the lists against the queen’s project by coquetting with the Guises and giving ... ... The family lamp, standing on the table where his father was making up his books for the day, spoke to him, no doubt, of the joys of family and the pe... ...done; but the Guises now knew of the plot; they must al- ready possess the lists she held in her hand, and were evi- dently drawing the Reformers into... ...id the furrier as he entered, looking at the surgeon, who sat, with opened books and scat- tered instruments, before the head of a dead man, lately bu... ...ded the efforts made by Catherine to persuade her husband not to enter the lists. The prognostic, and the dream produced by the prog- nostic, were ver...

...Excerpt: When we think of the enormous number of volumes that have been published on the question as to where Hannibal crossed the Alps, without our being able to decide to-day whether it was (according to Whittaker and Rivaz) by Lyon, Geneva, the ...

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The Tragedy of King Lear

By: William Shakespeare

...The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare The Tragedy of King Lear is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. The P... ...sylvania State University is an equal opportunity university. The Tragedy of King Lear is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This... ...y. This Portable Docu ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... thy foot out of brothels, thy hand out of plackets, thy pen from lenders’ books, and defy the foul fiend 91 Still through the hawthorn blows the col... ...t sounds .] Herald: [Reads.] ‘If any man of quality or degree withinthe lists of the army will maintain upon Edmund, supposed Earl of Gloucester, t...

...Excerpt: ACT I. SCENE I. King Lear?s palace. Enter KENT, GLOUCESTER, and EDMUND. KENT: I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall. GLOUCESTER: It did always seem so to us: but now, in the division of the kingdom, it appears not which of the dukes he values most; for equalities are so weighed, that curiosity in neither can make ch...

...LEAR, King of Britain KING OF FRANCE DUKE OF BURGUNDY DUKE OF CORNWALL DUKE OF ALBANY EARL OF KENT EARL OF GLOUCESTER EDGAR: Son to Gloucester. EDMUND: bastard son to Gloucester. CURAN: a courtier. Old Man: tenant to Gloucester. Doctor ...

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The Prince and the Page

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ublication The Prince and the Page 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...y deep. The picture of Simon de Montfort drawn by his wife’s own household books, as quoted by Mrs. Everett Green in her Lives of the Princesses, and ... ...Monforte in the Maremma. Richard, the fourth son, appears in the household books as possessing dogs, and having garments bought for him; but his histo... ...r, so soon as I can wear my armour again, I offer him a fair combat in the lists, man to man; better so than staining his soul with privy mur- der—but... ... Montfort, ten thousand times no!” said Ed- ward. “I would maintain in the lists the honour and loyalty of my Richard towards you and me and all other...

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Mansfield Park

By: Jane Austen

...lassics Series Publication Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...h, and heard her read the daily portion of history; but he recommended the books which charmed 20 Mansfield Park her leisure hours, he encouraged her... ...serted, except by Fanny, when she visited her plants, or wanted one of the books, which she was still glad to keep there, from the deficiency of space... ...a- tion in some pursuit, or some train of thought at hand. Her plants, her booksof which she had been a collector from the first hour of her commandi... ...treet; the beautiful Mrs. R., whose name had not long been enrolled in the lists of Hymen, and who had promised to become so brilliant a leader in the...

...Excerpt: About thirty years ago Miss Maria Ward, of Huntingdon, with only seven thousand pounds, had the good luck to captivate Sir Thomas Bertram, of Mansfield Park, in the county of Northampton, and to be thereby raised to the rank of a baronet?s lady, with all the comfor...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Courtesan’s Life by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...age of your paper!—We must advertise the ap- pearance of one of the finest books of the age, l’Archer de Charles IX.! We will appeal to Dauriat to bri... ...o two years’ surveillance. They are ready enough to enter your name on the lists of disgrace, but make every difficulty about scratching it out again.... ...at last perfect disregard of the formu- las of art; they have read so many books, they see so many 29 Balzac pass away, they are so much accustomed t... ...tle children!” she echoed, in a tenderly pathetic tone. “As you are on the books of the police, a cipher outside the pale of social beings,” the pries... ...the unrecognized chiefs of the political police had kept his name on their lists. Contenson, like his fellows, was only a super in the dramas of which...

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Two Penniless Princesses

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...blication Two Penniless Princesses 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...e lad; ‘I long for the fair churches and cloisters and the learned men and books that my father tells of. My mother says that her brother, that I am n... ...haucer’s poetry by heart, the chief way in which people could as yet enjoy books, and there was an interchange between them of “Blind Harry “and of th... ...uecento. Eleanor and Annis were entranced, and the Prioress, see- ing that books had an attraction for her younger guest, prom- ised her on the morrow... ... while Eleanor could not help pausing to say, ‘She is more blithe than she lists to own! Sir Patrick, what the fellows claim must come from my uncle’s... ...rd, to bolster up my state like King Herod in a mystery play. If my father lists, he may send me out a band, but the Douglas shall have Douglas’s men,... ...n his eye of cousinly teasing. ‘ An’ ye do not, I shall proclaim ye in the lists at Nanci as a corbie messenger and mansworn squire, unworthy of your ...

...le, standing on steep rocks above the North Sea, was not only inaccessible on that side, but from its donjon tower commanded a magnificent view, both of the expanse of waves, taking purple tints from the shadows of the clouds, with here and there a sail fleeting before the wind, and of the rugged headlands of the coast, point beyond point, the nearer distinct, and showing ...

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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... ...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... ... tor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ittle about women, who played an equally minor role in his life and in his books. This may be partly because his personal appearance was not preposses... ...cherished a yearning for self- education. That is to say, he loved to read books, even though their contents came alike to him whether they were books... ...e as ragged and as thin as a wafer. In addition to his love of poring over books, he could boast of two habits which constituted two other essential f... ... glory—so much so that foreigners marvelled at it), peasants on the census lists who had ended their earthly careers were nevertheless, on the renderi... ...had ended their earthly careers were nevertheless, on the rendering of new lists, returned equally with the living, to the end that the courts might b... ... and camphor. Also, to while away the hours, he made new and more detailed lists of the souls which he had bought, perused a work by the Duchesse de l...

...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 come since have grown o...

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Bram Stoker's Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

... This publication of Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ersity. 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... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...hen in Lon don, I had visited the British Museum, and made search among the books and maps in the library regarding Transylvania; it had struck me th... ...ked. In the library I found, to my great delight, a vast number of English books, whole shelves full of them, and bound volumes of magazines and new... ...aga zines and newspapers, though none of them were of very recent date. The books were of the most varied kind, history, geography, politics, politic... ...Directory, the “Red” and “Blue” books, Whitaker’s Almanac, the Army and Navy Lists, and it somehow gladdened my heart to see it, the Law List. Whils... ... the slave of the galley, than the madman in his cell. He cannot go where he lists, he who is not of nature has yet to obey some of nature’s laws, why...

...Excerpt: Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through the streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible....

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Don Juan

By: George Byron

... Don Juan by George Byron is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ersity. 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... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ... Miss Edgeworth’s novels stepping from their covers, Or Mrs. Trimmer’s books on education, Or ‘Coelebs’ Wife’ set out in quest of lovers, ... ...ept a journal, where his faults were noted, And open’d certain trunks of books and letters, All which might, if occasion served, be quoted; ... ... the family Missal) Was ornamented in a sort of way Which ancient mass books often are, and this all Kinds of grotesques illumined; and how ... ...espatches. Oh, ye great bulletins of Bonaparte! Oh, ye less grand long lists of kill’d and wounded! Shade of Leonidas, who fought so hearty, ...

...Excerpt: Dedication. Bob Southey! You?re a poet -- Poet-laureate, And representative of all the race, Although ?t is true that you turn?d out a Tory at Last,-- yours has lately been a common case; And now, my Epic Renegade! what are ye at? With all the Lakers, in and out of place? A nest of tuneful persons, t...

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories

By: H. G. Wells

... G. Wells A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Penns... ...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... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories by H.G. Wells, the Pennsylvania State Unive... ... Kipling had made his astonishing advent with a series of little blue-grey books, whose covers opened like window-shutters to reveal the dusty sun-gla... ...s. He might have collected stamps or coins, or translated Horace, or bound books, or invented new species of dia- toms. But, as it happened, he grew o... ...e greater and lesser darknesses that indicated curtains, table, fireplace, bookshelves, and so forth. Then I began to perceive something unfamiliar in... ...ed to and fro from the College with little slips of mnemonics in his hand, lists of crayfish appendages, rabbits’ skull-bones, and vertebrate nerves, ...

...Introduction: The enterprise of messrs. T. Nelson & Sons and the friendly accommodation of Messrs. Macmillan render possible this collection in one cover of all the short stories by me that I care for any one to read again. Except for the two series of l...

...RODUCTION ............................................................................................................................. 5 THE JILTING OF JANE ................................................................................10 THE CONE.....................................................................................................16 THE STOLEN BACILLUS......

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The Iliad of Homer Done into English Prose

By: Andrew Lang

... M.A. A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, and Ernest Myers is a publicat... ...omer, trans. Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, and Ernest Myers is a publication of the Pennsyl vania 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 a... ...has been entrusted to the three T ranslators in the following three parts: Books I. – IX. . . . . W . Leaf. " X. – XVI. . . ... ...pression of that held by the third. Thus, for instance, the T ranslator of Books X. XVI. Would have preferred “c” and “us” to “k” and “os” in the sp... ...has been 4 The Iliad of Homer enclosed in brackets []. The T ranslator of Books X. XVI. Has to thank Mr. R.W . Raper, Fellow of Trinity College, Ox... ...ved Achaians, for the chariot racers these prizes lie awaiting them in the lists. If in some other’s honour we Achaians were now holding our games, it...

...Excerpt: Prefatory Note: The execution of this version of the Iliad has been entrusted to the three Translators in the following three parts: Each Translator is therefore responsible for his own portion; but the whole has been revised by all three Translators, and...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...Grosvenor Osgood A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of Johnson by James Boswell, abridged and edited with an introduction by Ch... ...d edited with an introduction by Charles Grosvenor Osgood is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furn... ...ty. This Portable Docu- ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e to be read through from the first page to the end. ‘No, Sir, do you read books through?’ asked Johnson. His way is probably the best one of undertak... ...native of Derbyshire, of obscure extraction, who settled in Lichfield as a bookseller and stationer. His mother was Sa- rah Ford, descended of an anci... ...me of which were at a con- siderable distance from Lichfield. At that time booksellers’ shops in the provincial towns of England were very rare, so th... ...rsue his travels on foot, partly by demanding at Universities to enter the lists as a disputant, by which, accord- ing to the custom of many of them, ... ..., was often very fortunate in his witty contests, even when he entered the lists with Johnson himself. Sir Joshua Reynolds was in company with them on...

...Preface: In making this abridgement of Boswell?s Life of Johnson I have omitted most of Boswell?s criticisms, comments, and notes, all of Johnson?s opinions in legal cases, most of the letters, and parts of the conversation dealing with matters which were of gr...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

...ics Series Publication Celt and Saxon by George Meredith 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...on, and the old mappemonde, and the severely-shin- ing orderly regiment of books breathing of her whether she had opened them or not, as he bowed to h... ...y should decide to come. ‘There is the library,’ he said, ‘if you care for books; the best books on agriculture will be found there. You can make your... ...ays that the sitting is at an end. She feared, as she laid aside her music-books, that there would be more to come about Adiante, but he spared her. H... ...ans that can hold up their heads beside the banking Jew as magnates in the lists of gold. The portrait is clearly no frontispiece of his qualities. He...

...Excerpt: A young Irish gentleman of the numerous clan O?Donnells, and a Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landow...

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A Letter Concerning Toleration

By: John Locke

...cerning Toleration by John Locke, trans. William Popple 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 ... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...rd to embrace her faith and doctrine, I could never yet find in any of the books of the New Testament. The end of a religious society (as has alread... ...as not only power to per suade the members of his Church to whatsoever he lists, either as purely religious, or in order thereunto, but can also enjo...

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The Long Vacation

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ries Publication The Long Vacation 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ance, “the ‘Pursuivant’ is more exacting, and the printing Will Harewood’s books has brought in more business—” “But how about space? We could squeeze... ...e the ‘Pursuivant’ to lie about, nor her writing for it, even about art or books; nor did his old bones enjoy the rivers at Vale Leston. Now you will ... ... “For good indeed,” said Clement; “he is a great power there.” “So are his books,” added Geraldine. “Will Harewood sets great store by them. Ah! I hea... ...bolic. History was delightful to me for the search for true knights. I had lists of them, drawings if possible, but I never 91 Yo n g e could indoctr...

...Preface: If a book by an author who must call herself a veteran should be taken up by readers of a younger generation, they are begged to consider the first few chapters as a sort of prologue, introduced for the sake of those of elder years, who were kind enough to be interested in the domestic politics of the Mohuns ...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... This publication of The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...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... ... for the file as an electronic trans mission, in any way. The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , the Pennsylvania State University, J... ...patient of delay Exclaiming, “Lano! not so bent for speed Thy sinews, in the lists of Toppo’s field.” And then, for that perchance no longer breath Su... ...s study prefixed. Mus. Brit. MSS. 17, E. 1. Tesor. It is divided into four books, the first, on Cosmogony and Theology, the second, a translation of... ...e Purgatory 243 est ad vulgare prosaicum suum est); and he instances the books compiled on the gests of the Trojans and Romans and the delightful... ...hee, how for three hundred years and more It dwelt in Alba, up to those fell lists Where for its sake were met the rival three; The Divine Comedy of ... ...e wrote to refute the cavils of the Pagans against Christianity, and by his books against the Pelagians and Priscillianists.” Ibid. v. ii. cent. v...

...Excerpt: CANTO I. In the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray Gone from the path direct: and e?en to tell It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, my dismay Re...

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Crime Its Cause and Treatment

By: Clarence Darrow

...CATION Crime: Its Cause and Treatment by Clarence Darrow 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... ...ty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...reated are such as have al- ways held my interest and inspired a taste for books that discuss the human machine with its manifestations and the causes... ...rt there are many references to the human mind and its activities. In most books, whether scientific or not, the mind has generally been more closely ... ...people. The legislator never really makes the law; he simply writes in the books what has already become the rule of action by force of custom or opin... ...eir catalogues of causes that are responsible for crime, and most of these lists are more or less correct. There can be no doubt that more crimes agai...

...Preface: This book comes from the reflections and experience of more than forty years spent in court. Aside from the practice of my profession, the topics I have treated are such as have always held my interest and inspired a taste for books that discuss the human machine with its mani...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ion Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia 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 a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...s full of things evidently in con- stant use. The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, t... ...ting table, on which stood miniature portraits and which was littered with books and papers. The princess was as untidy as her father was tidy. She pu... ...dness some people have for confus- ing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving ... ...tin. Glancing through the army orders, Pierre found in one of them, in the lists of killed, wounded, and rewarded, the name of Nicholas Rostov, awarde...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Pr... ...omeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s App... ... of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, De... ...lation of intellectual capital.A university cul- ture with its versions of books and articles was giving way to the culture of the newsroom. During th... ... In the first months of 1999, the Joint Staff had developed broader target lists to undertake a “focused campaign” against the infrastructure of Bin L... ...eratives basic English words and phrases. He showed them how to read phone books,interpret airline timetables,use the Inter- net, use code words in co... ...uld have suggested changes to fix glaring vulnerabilities—expanding no-fly lists, searching passen- gers identified by the CAPPS screening system, dep... ...locate your base? Some of the same places come up again and again on their lists: • western Pakistan and the Pakistan-Afghanistan border region • sout... ..., see Henri Pirenne, A History of Europe, trans. Bernard Miall (University Books, 1956), pp. 25–26. 7. See Martin Marty and R. Scott Appleby , eds., F...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democra...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION O...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...Robert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. 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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...R AT HOME “THIS IS NO MY AIN HOUSE; I ken by the biggin’ o’t.” T wo recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically... ...reat stillness and solitude for the rebellious mind, when in the dearth of books and play, and in the intervals of studying the Shorter Catechism, the... ...ad, with strange extremes of pity and derision, the memorials of the dead. Books were the proper remedy: books of vivid human im- port, forcing upon t... ...we attain to worthy pleasures. Men and women contend for each other in the lists of love, like rival mesmerists; the ac- tive and adroit decide their ... ...II SINCE THE ABOVE was written another novelist has entered repeatedly the lists of theory: one well worthy of mention, Mr. W. D. Howells; and none ev...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Foreigner At Home. ?This is no my ain house; I ken by the biggin? o?t.? Two recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on the divisions of races and nations. Such thoughts should arise with particular congruity ...

...ER VII: THE MANSE .......................................................................................................... 48 CHAPTER VIII: MEMOIRS OF AN ISLET .................................................................................... 53 CHAPTER IX: THOMAS STEVENSON ? CIVIL ENGINEER...................................................... 58 CHAPTER X: TALK AND TA...

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