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Gambara

By: Honoré de Balzac

...a by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and James Waring 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 a... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Por- table Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classi- cal works of lit... ... genius, Ottoboni takes no end of pains to educate Italy; he writes little books to enlighten the intelligence of the children and the common people, ... ... of the four cymbals (tuned to C, D, C, G)! How elegant is the call to the lists! The whole move- ment of the heroic life of the period is there: the ...

...Excerpt: It was sitting by the fire, in a mysterious and magnificent retreat,--now a thing of the past but surviving in our memory,--whence our eyes commanded a view of Paris from the heights of Belleville to those of Belleville, from Montmartre to the triumphal Arc de l?Etoile, that one morning, refreshed by tea, ...

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Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...Series Publication Beauchamp’s Career 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... ...lieved him of his tyrant, and he is entreated notwithstanding to go to his books. Will you not own that the working of the system for scar- ing him an... ...h dien’ was the best motto afloat. Rosamund noticed the peculiarity of the books he selected for his private reading. They were not boys’ books, books... ... that he could not quite master it, liked it. He had dug the book out of a bookseller’s shop in Malta, captivated by its title, and had, since the day... ...mmand over him, that in spite of my nursery tastes, he drags me whither he lists. It is artless art and monstrous innovation to present so wilful a fi...

...Excerpt: The Champion Of His Country. When young Nevil Beauchamp was throwing off his midshipman?s jacket for a holiday in the garb of peace, we had across Channel a host of dreadful military officers flashing swords at us for some critical observ...

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The Amazing Marriage

By: George Meredith

...ries Publication The Amazing Marriage 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... ...ich was profound among the biped equine, jockeys, turfmen, sharpers, pugi- lists, demireps. He fronted Woodseer with square shoulders and wide knees, ... ...s of strife. They bless the spot, they light lamps on it; they put it into books of history, make it holy, if the cause was a noble one or a good one.... ...stood waiting for her initiative, when the minister interposed: ‘There are books, books of our titled people-the 156 The Amazing Marriage Peers, book... ...e throbbed rebelliously, and a picture of a desk near a lively fire-grate, books and pen and paper, and a piece of writing to be approved of by the He... ...If she were away we should hear of black doings. Twenty dozen of his pugi- lists wouldn’t stop the burning.’ They agreed that persuasions need not be ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Enter Dame Gossip As Chorus. Everybody has heard of the beautiful Countess of Cressett, who was one of the lights of this country at the time when crowned heads were running over Europe, crying out for charity?s sake to be amused after their tiresome work of slaughter: and ...

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The Poems of Goethe Translated in the Original Metres

By: Edgar Alfred Bowring

...red Bowring A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of Goethe, trans. Edgar Alfred Bowring is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...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... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Poems of Goethe, trans. Edgar Alfred Bowring, the Pennsylvania State University, ... ... Neither lamb nor steer, But the altars reek with human gore.” And he lists, and ev’ry word he weighs, While his eager soul drinks in each soun... ...4 and 1819, and first given to the world in the latter year. Of the twelve books into which they are divided, that of Suleika will probably be conside... ...ran a creation, then, be? Of that, I know nought! Yet that the book of all books it must be, I believe, as a Mussulman ought. That from Eternity wine,...

Excerpt: The Poems of Goethe, translated by Edgar Alfred Bowring.

...n. ..................................................................................................................................... 21 The Poems of Goethe. ................................................................................................................................................... 22 Dedication. ......................................................

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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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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY... ...THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, ... ...n Anne, Written by Himself by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...lderman very well, and sentence Jack after dinner. Starve me, keep me from books and honest people, educate me to love dice, gin, and pleasure, and pu... ... took water on the river, and Harry saw London Bridge, with the houses and booksellers’ shops thereon, looking like a street, and the Tower of Lon- do... ..., and read in the library, and bewildered his little brains with the great books he found there. After a while, the little lad grew accustomed to the ... ...mond repute and favoring the Prince’s cause, that were writ in our private lists, would have been visible enough on the great roll of the conspiracy, ...

...Excerpt: The writer of a book which copies the manners and language of Queen Anne?s time, must not omit the Dedication to the Patron; and I ask leave to inscribe this volume to your Lordship, for the sake of the great kindness and friendship whi...

............................................................................................................................... 6 BOOK I THE EARLY YOUTH OF HENRY ESMOND, UP TO THE TIME OF HIS LEAVING TRINITY COLLEGE, IN CAMBRIDGE.....................................................................................11 CHAPTER I AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF ESMOND OF CASTLEWOOD HA...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope 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... ...read. Who would buy boots or coats, or want new saddles, or waste money on books, in such days as these, in such a town as Alexandria? And then out of... ... of the House calls out the names of the different Senators, and makes out lists of the votes according to the separate answers given by the members. ... ...labor under sufficient restraint; but where are their men, where are their books, where is their learn- ing, their art, their enterprise? I say it wit... ...wever, if I go to Rolla again during the war, I will at any rate leave the books behind me. What a night we spent in that inn! They who know America w... ... legal appropriation; no title of nobility shall be granted. The above are lists or catalogues of the powers which Congress has, and of the powers whi...

............................................................................................................................. 30 CHAPTER III: THE CAUSES OF THE WAR .......................................................................................................... 47 CHAPTER IV: WASHINGTON TO ST. LOUIS .......................................................................

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The Chaplet of Pearls

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...E M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls 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... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge, the Pennsylvania State University, Electro... ...is strength and height of his spirits, encountered young Des Lorges in the lists, re- ceived the splinter of a lance in his eye, and died two days aft... ... is an infant but thyself?’ ‘But who told thee that to talk of my father’s books would get him into trouble?’ continued the boy, as they still stood t... ...off by a screen from the great hall, and fitted on two sides by presses of books, surmounted the one by a terrestrial, the other by a celestial globe,... ... awe by most beholders. A solid oaken table stood in the midst, laden with books and papers, and in a corner, near the open hearth, a carved desk, bea...

...Preface: It is the fashion to call every story controversial that deals with times when controversy or a war of religion was raging; but it should be remembered that there are some which only attempt to portray human feelings as affected by the events that such warfare occasioned. ?Old Mortality? and ?Woodstock? are not controversia...

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Heartbreak House : A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

By: George Bernard Shaw

...e Russian Manner on English Themes by George Bernard Shaw 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... ...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... ...riday to Tuesday in it you found on the shelf in your bedroom not only the books of poets and novelists, but of revolutionary biologists and even econ... ...tionist. It was a curious experience to spend Sunday in dipping into these books, and the Monday morn- ing to read in the daily paper that the country... ...rain, complicated by the offended economic sense, produced by the casualty lists. The stupid, the selfish, the narrow-minded, the callous and unimagin... ...he entrance hall of the house. Between this door and the stern gallery are bookshelves. There are electric light switches beside the door leading to t...

...Excerpt: Heartbreak house is not merely the name of the play which follows this preface. It is cultured, leisured Europe before the war. When the play was begun not a shot had been fired; and only the professional diplomatists and the very few amateurs whose hobby is foreig...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ries Publication War and Peace: Book Nine by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. 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... ...e of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consist- ing of one of the innumerable combinations of... ...n. Glanc- ing 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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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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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...cation Catherine: A Story by William Makepeace Thackeray 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... ...or, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... his commanding officer. W e shall not say, after the fashion of the story-books, that Mr. Brock listened with a flashing eye and a distended nostril;... ...there one of us who does not shudder at the thought of descending into the lists to combat with it, and ex- pect anything but to be utterly crushed in... ...he had not the genius for getting which Mrs. Hayes possessed. She kept his books (for she had learned to read and write by this time), she made his ba... ...smoking; while the thrifty Mrs. Hayes, opposite to them, was busy with her books. “What’s in the confessions?” said Mr. Billings to Doctor Wood. “Ther...

...Excerpt: Advertisement. The story of ?Catherine,? which appeared in Fraser?s Magazine in 1839-40, was written by Mr. Thackeray, under the name of Ikey Solomons, Jun., to counteract the injurious influence of some popular fictions of that day, which made heroe...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...FAMILIAR STUDIES OF MEN & BOOKS by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pub... ...NSON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... State Electronic Classics Series Publication Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...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... ...r for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Pennsylvania State Universi... ...ile as an electronic transmission, in any way. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electro... ... many crude but genuine feelings tumble together for the mastery as in the lists of tournament, we are tempted to think of the Large 139 Familiar Stu...

...Excerpt: Preface By Way Of Criticism. These studies are collected from the monthly press. One appeared in the New Quarterly, one in MacMillan?s, and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was ...

...Contents PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM. ........................................................................................... 4 CHAPTER I ? VICTOR HUGO?S ROMANCES ........................................................................ 15 CHAPTE...

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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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