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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...he Register of Copyrights · January 2006 Report on Orphan Works w Library of Congress U. S. Copyright Office 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington,... ...ce Avenue SE Washington, DC 20559-6000 Report on Orphan Works A Report of the Register of Copyrights · January 2006 w The Register of Copyright... ... the Register of Copyrights · January 2006 w The Register of Copyrights of the United States of America United States Copyright Office • 101 Indepe... ...- based access for its collection, during which it discovered that for the books in the study, 22% of the publishers could not be found. 27 This Se... ...opyright owner. Examples include basic Internet searches, using old phone books, and searches for death certificates and records concerning estates.... ...able online independently of the Copyright Office. See, e.g., The Online Books Page: Information About the Catalog of Copyright Entries, available a... ...ated by the Copyright Office: for example, they advocated publication of lists of all works as they were about to fall into the public domain; 210 ... ...ices” for searches in particular industries. 263 These would consist of lists of resources that should be searched in order to conduct a “reasonab... ...d publish such filings? For instance, would the Copyright Office publish lists of these notices on a regular basis, similar to the lists of notice...

...This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyrig...

...Many commenters were in favor of determining whether a search was reasonable on an “ad hoc” or case-by-case basis, whereby each search is evaluated according to its circumstances. This approach was offered as having the advantage of flexibility to cover t...

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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...he Register of Copyrights · January 2006 Report on Orphan Works w Library of Congress U. S. Copyright Office 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington,... ...ce Avenue SE Washington, DC 20559-6000 Report on Orphan Works A Report of the Register of Copyrights · January 2006 w The Register of Copyright... ... the Register of Copyrights · January 2006 w The Register of Copyrights of the United States of America United States Copyright Office • 101 Indepe... ...- based access for its collection, during which it discovered that for the books in the study, 22% of the publishers could not be found. 27 This Se... ...opyright owner. Examples include basic Internet searches, using old phone books, and searches for death certificates and records concerning estates.... ...able online independently of the Copyright Office. See, e.g., The Online Books Page: Information About the Catalog of Copyright Entries, available a... ...ated by the Copyright Office: for example, they advocated publication of lists of all works as they were about to fall into the public domain; 210 ... ...ices” for searches in particular industries. 263 These would consist of lists of resources that should be searched in order to conduct a “reasonab... ...d publish such filings? For instance, would the Copyright Office publish lists of these notices on a regular basis, similar to the lists of notice...

...This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyrig...

...We also recommend one other threshold requirement for a user to qualify for the orphan works limitations on remedies: throughout the use of the work, the user must provide attribution to the author and copyright owner of the work if such attribution is possible and as is reasonably appropriate under the circumstances. The idea is that the user, in the course o...

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The COUNTER Code of Practice

By: COUNTER

... Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources The COUNTER Code of Practice Books and Reference Works: Release 1 March 2006 ... ...Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources The COUNTER Code of Practice Books and Reference Works: Release 1 March 2006 Abstract COU... ... March 2006 Abstract COUNTER has been developed to provide a set of international, extendible Codes of Practice that allow the usage of onl... ...onsistent and compatible way using vendor­generated data. This COUNTER Code of Practice for Books and Reference Works specifies: the data elements to ... ...mpatible way using vendor­generated data. This COUNTER Code of Practice for Books and Reference Works specifies: the data elements to be measured; def... ...ter T Shepherd (pshepherd@projectCounter.org) 1 COUNTER Code of Practice Books and Reference Works Release 1: March 2006 CONTENTS 1. Foreword 2. G... ...tice. See Section 10 below. 7 3. Definitions of terms used Table 1 below lists the terms directly relevant to Release 1 of the Code of Practice for... ... is first published in any medium. 3.1.1.24 4. Usage Reports This section lists the COUNTER Usage Reports for books and reference works and specifie...

...COUNTER has been developed to provide a set of international, extendible Codes of Practice that allow the usage of online information products and services to be measured in a credible, consistent and compatible way using vendor generated data. This COUNTER Code of...

...CONTENTS 1. Foreword 2. General information 3. Definitions of terms used 4. Usage reports 5. Data processing 6. Auditing 7. Compliance 8. References to other standards, protocols and codes of practice 9. Governance of COUNTER 10.Maintenance and development of the COUNTER Code...

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Curly Line with Flowers

By: Ronit Baras

... A word from the author Monday, 7 April 2006 This e-book is part of a very special mission – to make the world a happy place. Today, ... ...rld a happy place. Today, I’m releasing this story to the world, with the aim of reaching 1 million (1,000,000) people around the globe. It excite... ...preading the word on acceptance, tolerance and diversity, until it reaches all of humanity. Thanks to the Internet and to e-mail, and with your help... ... and others and would love to read your review and testimonial. Contact me on books@behappyinlife.com or www.behappyinlife.com/contact.php. Ronit ... ... Baras 2 © 2005 Be Happy in LIFE. All rights reserved www.behappyinlife.com/books To be yourself, in a world that is constantly trying to ma... ... Baras 3 © 2005 Be Happy in LIFE. All rights reserved www.behappyinlife.com/books This story is dedicated to all the people with learning diffi... ... the 1,000 entry stamps. Gosh its too much for one word. Then she geiv me two lists, and said “tel me which one will be harder to lern” she said ... ...the risk of anyone looking at my notebook. Some time ago, Mises Heart gave me lists of words. She said if I lernd them in the right order I’d have... ... right order I’d have les and les red lines on the computer. She shode me five lists. One was the 12 most used words, the second was the 36 most us...

...The inspiring story of a dyslexic girl's journey of self-discovery, in which she overcomes her disability and finds her true worth with the help of some special people. http://www.behappyinlife.com ...

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In the Outback with Jasmine Banks

By: Ronit Baras

...Baras A word from the author Monday, 3 April 2006 This e-book is part of a very special mission – to make the world a happy place. Today, I’m r... ... happy place. Today, I’m releasing this story to the world, with the aim of reaching 1 million (1,000,000) people around the globe. It excites me ... ...ng the word on positive thinking and positive focus, until it reaches all of humanity. Thanks to the Internet and to e-mail, and with your help, I k... ...others and would love to read your review and testimonial. Contact me on books@behappyinlife.com or www.behappyinlife.com/contact.php. Ronit In t... ... 2 © 2006 Be Happy in LIFE. All rights reserved www.behappyinlife.com/books “It all started on the day I found out that I was going to die,” sai... ... 3 © 2006 Be Happy in LIFE. All rights reserved www.behappyinlife.com/books “Jay,” he smiled. “We have just received an offer from Katherine Jo... ...en. Jay had read over 27 articles on Katherine Johnson and composed long lists of questions, but she already knew the answers. On the white board ...

...A story of a young woman's liberation. With the help of a seasoned mentor, a reporter learns to relax and have fun, dream about love and excitement and realize her dream. http://www.behappyinlife.com ...

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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...ry Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Sierra Vista, AZ http://www.trebleheartbooks.com Th... ...ublished in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Sierra Vista, AZ http://www.trebleheartbooks.com This is a non-fict... ...ebleheartbooks.com This is a non-fiction work. All rights reserved. No part of this book or any other copyrighted materials contained herein, used by... ...Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996, 2004. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights re... ... learned that it never pays to compare myself to others who are selling more books, winning more awards or getting more attention from the media. They... ... and have been writing since age thirty-five. I have several self-published books which are regarded less highly by the professionals than if I had a... ...rejection letters, including the big name authors always on the Best Sellers Lists. And actually, a writer can use their rejections to plot their care... ...company. Y ou can learn something about their ministry or denomination, find lists of the books they have Finding the Right Address/Sally Stuart 86 p...

...Join a variety of well-known authors as they share the Scripture or quotations they find inspiring to their writing. The devotionals they?ve contributed reflect all aspects of the writing life: basic motivation, rejection, publishing and su...

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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...T, LONDON MDCCCXXVII THIS EDITION PUBLISHED BY J G TILLIN ENGLAND © MM Coming of Messiah Vol. 1 -ii- CONTENTS DEDICATION. ............ ............................................................................129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK .................................................... ............................................................................143 THE COMING OF MESSIAH...................................................... ...g the Old Testament only when the language manifestly carried me thither, and the other books of the New Testament for further exposition and unfold... ...Cortez, they formed secret societies, of which the object was to procure and read those books expressly which were prohibited by the Inquisition. In... ...aken a few lessons, and practised a little the reading of the scriptures and some other books, I durst venture upon the perusal of it, and permitted... ... it seemed to me like taking an advantage of the honest, well-meaning man, to enter the lists against him, unaccoutred as he was. Besides, I was so ... ...in which this weightiest dispute may be brought to issue. To this end I lay off, as the lists within which I purpose to keep myself, and with which a... ...nsideration, respect, or duty, ill understood! if, at the least, they did not enter the lists so strenuously against it. We are not ignorant that ma...

The coming of the Messiah.

...ALL that I have to say to thee, my venerable friend Christophilus, reduces itself to the serious and formal examination of one single point; which, in the present constitution or system of the church and the world, appears to me of the highest importance; viz. Whether the ideas which we entertain concerning the coming of Messiah, that essentia...

...ART II...32 CHAPTER I.....33 CHAPTER II....46 CHAPTER III ....67 CHAPTER IV....85 CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY...113 TO THE READER....129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK ...130 DEDECATION....135 PREFACE.....137 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE.....143 THE COMING OF MESSIAH...151 CHAPTER I.....151 CHAPTER II....160 CHAPTER III....163 CHAPTER IV....167 CHAPTER V.....168 ARTICLE I.......

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...samvak.tripod.com/ ISBN: 9989-929-40-8 Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...XI. The Author XXII. About "After the Rain" A Abdication Crisis The love affair of Edward, Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) and Wallis Simpson in 1... ...he Heart of Three Faiths and Walking the Bible: A Journey By Land Through the Five Books of Moses. http://www.ot-studies.com/Documents/Ur.htm htt... ...me in Hungary was a crime. http://www.angelfire.com/realm/shades/demons/vampires/booksandm oviesebathory.htm http://www.alienplayground.net/dis... ...www.historyplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not include the 27 books of New Testament in their Bible. The factoids below relate... ...s and studies for Leonardo's works of art and engineering are found on his shopping lists, personal notes, and personal expenditure ledgers. No ...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...d http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Talented Mr. Ripley I... ...x IV. Shattered V. Titanic VI. Being John Malkovich VII. Dreamcatcher – The Myth of Destructibility VIII. I, Robot – The Fourth Law of Robotics ... ...Fourth Law of Robotics IX. Surrogates: The Interrupted Self X. Avatar: The Ecology of Environmentalism XI. The Invention of Lying: Fact and Truth ... ...in other words that markets are prone to failure). At the end of the 19th century, books and pamphlets were written about "peak coal". People and g... ...litics ("World in Conflict and Transition"). Owner of the Narcissistic Abuse Study Lists and the Abusive Relationships Newsletter (more than 6,000 ... ...- click here) The Narcissism, Psychopathy, and Abuse in Relationships Series (E-books regarding relationships with abusive narcissists and psych...

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The Princess

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

...Series Publication The Princess by Alfred, Lord Tennyson 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...r courses, children of despair.’ ‘Poor boy,’ she said, ‘can he not read—no books? Quoit, tennis, ball—no games? nor deals in that Which men delight in... ...r countrywoman, I your old friend and tried, she new in all? But still her lists were swelled and mine were lean; Y et I bore up in hope she would be ... ... fight, But now fast barred: so here upon the flat All that long morn the lists were hammered up, And all that morn the heralds to and fro, With mess... ...beasts of prey And prospered; till a rout of saucy boys Brake on us at our books, and marred our peace, Masked like our maids, blustering I know not w... ...myself the shadow of a dream: And ere I woke it was the point of noon, The lists were ready. Empanoplied and plumed We entered in, and waited, fifty ... ...ht, and she that was, became Her former beauty treble; and to and fro With books, with flowers, with Angel offices, Like creatures native unto graciou...

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Marmion a Tale of Flodden Field

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...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... ...or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field by Sir Walter Scott, the Pennsylvania State University, El... ...h the crest and helm of gold! Full well we know the trophies won In the lists at Cottiswold: There, vainly Ralph de Wilton strove ‘Gainst Marmio... ...nts that rival’s fame With treason’s charge—and on they came, In mortal lists to fight. Their oaths are said, Their prayers are prayed,... ...e Wilton to the block!’ Say ye, who preach Heaven shall decide When in the lists two champions ride, Say, was Heaven’s justice here? When, loyal in... ... cheer, I come, Well pleased, to seek our city home; For converse, and for books, to change The Forest’s melancholy range, And welcome, with renewed d... ...ole century, They shall not spell you letters three; Their pleasure in the books the same The magpie takes in pilfered gem. Thy volumes, open as thy h...

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The Vicar of Tours

By: Honoré de Balzac

...tt Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Vicar of Tours by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publi... ...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine 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... ...oor canon could 7 Balzac put in was a bed, a table, a few chairs, and the books he possessed. The apartment was like a beautiful woman in rags. But t... .... The Abbe Birotteau spent the first days of his mourning in verifying the books in his library, in making use of his furni- ture, in examining the wh... ...tteau. “I hope you are not going to litter up my dining-room with your old books!” “They are books I wanted,” replied the Abbe T roubert. “Mon- sieur ... ...hampion, and strengthened his valor by useful counsel until he entered the lists, so the sly old fox had said to the baroness at the last moment: “Don...

Excerpt: The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...GRISLY GRISELL or THE LAIDLY LADY OF WHITBURN: A TALE OF THE WARS OF THE ROSES By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn S... ...Electronic Classics Series Publication GRISLY GRISELL, or The Laidly Lady of Whitbern is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This P... ...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... ...w I shall never be wedded to her daughter—let the wench live or die as she lists!” That was not by any means the opinion of the Lady of Whitburn, and ... ...re a sponge, and spite of all my Lady Mother’s bounties to the place, what lists he do but turn out the poor maid for lack of a dowry, not so much as ... ...Harry may roam from Church to shrine, from Abbey to chantry, so long as he lists, but none of us will brook to be ruled or misruled by the foreign wom... ...he left the hall she made up a bundle of needments, and in it her precious books and all the jewels she had inherited. That Thora did not follow her w... ...singing to him, telling some of her store of tales, or reading to him, for books were more plenti- ful at Bruges than at Sunderland, and there were ev... ..., and said her prayers backward, and had un- 129 Charlotte M. Young known books.” “Did your squire tell this, or was it only the men?” “My squire! Po...

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

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Twenty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished 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... ... that she was yet in utter darkness, put into her hands three little penny books with pictures, viz., the “Howling Wil- derness,” the “Washerwoman of ... ...n always has such a share to give away. Her mamma ordered her dresses, her books, her bon- nets, and her ideas for her. She was made to take pony-ridi... ...y be- fore she rests this night. And Emily, my love, get ready a packet of books for Miss Crawley. Put up ‘A V oice from the Flames,’ ‘A Trumpet-warni... ...gs of exultation and gratitude, bereavement and sickening dismay, when the lists of the regimental losses were gone through, and it became known wheth... ...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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Samson Agonistes

By: John Milton

... Samson Agonistes by JOHN MILTON 1671 DjVu Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Milton Table of Contents .... ... DjVu Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Milton Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . 1 Of that sort of Dramatic Poem which is... ...he Persons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 SAMSON Agonistes. - i - Of that sort of Dramatic Poem which is call’d Tragedy TRagedy, as it ... ... compos’d, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most prof- itable of all other Poems: therefore said by Aristotle to be of power by raisi... ...now ’Twixt God and Dagon; Dagon hath presum’d, Me overthrown, to enter lists with God, His Deity comparing and preferring Before the God o... ...alm. Chor. Many are the sayings of the wise In antient and in modern books enroll’d; Extolling Patience as the truest fortitude; And to t...

...Excerpt: Of that sort of Dramatic Poem which is call?d Tragedy; Tragedy, as it was antiently compos?d, hath been ever held the gravest, moralest, and most profitable of all other Poems: therefore said by Aristotle to be of power by ra...

Table of Contents: Of that sort of Dramatic Poem which is call?d Tragedy, 1 -- The ARGUMENT., 2 -- The Persons., 3 -- SAMSON Agonistes., 4

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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. Part One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ... One by Miquel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby, 1922 ed. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...y. This Portable Document file is furnished free and with- out any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ng 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...

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The Lances of Lynwood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...E M. YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lances of Lynwood by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ment or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Lances of Lynwood by Charlotte M. Yonge, the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ... of Eustace’s cour- age and manhood when he found he had “gone back to his books,” and manifested, if not so much serious displeasure, yet even more a... ...l a letter! Sir Eustace, of your favour let me burn every one of your vile books.” “My innocent friends! Nay, nay, Gaston—they are too knightly to mer... ..., if we can but circumvent a wizard such as this!” “But he has brought his books! I saw that broad-faced En- glishman carry up a whole pile of them,” ... ... wards? This reminds me of the good old days, ere the Prince fell ill. The lists, the galleries, the ladies, the Prince’s own chair of state, too! Oh,... ...ves betrayed?” “But what means all this preparation?” asked Arthur— ”these lists! Oh, surely, there is not to be a tourney, which I have so longed to ... ...When the trumpets had ceased, and the procession reached the centre of the lists, they halted, and drew up in order,— the principal herald, Aquitaine,...

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

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Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...SARTOR RESARTUS: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh By Thomas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SE... ...TRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Sartor Resartus: The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...ty. This Portable Document file is furnished free and with- out any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...t have been made on any other scheme. Whereby, at least, our nautical Log- books can be better kept; and water-transport of all kinds has grown more c... ...r a space, and then take himself away. It was a strange apartment; full of books and tattered papers, and miscellaneous shreds of all conceivable sub-... ...eds of all conceivable sub- stances, “united in a common element of dust.” Books lay on tables, and below tables; here fluttered a sheet of manuscript... ...ks, in and without the German Empire, and through all manner of Subscriber-Lists (Pranumeranten), Militia-Rolls, and other Name-catalogues; extraordin... ...s in and without the German empire, and through all manner of Subscribers’-lists, Militia-rolls, and other Name-catalogues,’ but had nowhere been able...

Excerpt: Sartor Resartus. The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh.

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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 ... ...ry Bishop of the Melanesian Islands by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...;’ and had grown choice in the adorning of his room and the binding of his books, though he never let these tastes bring him into debt or ex- travagan... ..., but still I shall find great interest in my work as I go on, and reading books for the second or third time is light work compared to the first stod... ...th the aid of Hurwitz’s Grammar and Bernhard’s Guide to Hebrew Stu- dents, books familiar to Cambridge men, he was soon able to read the Psalms in the... ...n my mind about it. Sometimes I think these Banks Islanders may be evange- lists beyond the limits of their own islands. So many of the natives of oth...

...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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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...x by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine 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 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ..., as blind persons, on whose soul sound lingers like a divining echo, read books in which the pages are black and the letters white. Mademoiselle Zeph... ...n the mat- ter of Calyste and Mademoiselle des T ouches, did not enter the lists. “What does she do that is so extraordinary, Mademoiselle des T ouche... ...phle- teers, painters, musicians, a devilish society, in short. She writes books herself, and has taken a false name by which she is better known, the... ... dear Calyste adores! If that creature wanted to-night one of the infamous books in which the atheists of the present day scoff at holy things, Calyst... ...graphy of Camille Maupin you can then imag- ine the old baron entering the lists against that illustrious woman. 52 Balzac VI BIOGRAPHY OF CAMILLE MA... ...empting to compete, or what amount of fortune was nec- essary to enter the lists against the silverware, the delicate por- celain, the beautiful linen...

...Excerpt: Note. It is somewhat remarkable that Balzac, dealing as he did with traits of character and the minute and daily circumstances of life, has never been accused of representing actual persons in the two or three thousand portraits which he painted of human nature....

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