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World's Best Moms : A Collection of Memories

By: Editor Bob, Compiler
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A Christmas Carol : In Prose

By: Charles Dickens
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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...however, the sperm whale, scientific or poetic, lives not com plete in any literature. Far above all other hunted whales, his is an unwritten life. No...

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The Prelude Or, Growth of a Poets Mind

By: William Wordsworth

...e, 25 Not seeking frequent intercourse with men, RESIDENCE IN FRANCE 145 By literature, or elegance, or rank, Distinguished. Scarcely was a year thus...

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The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth: A Historical Play

By: William Shakespeare
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Samson Agonistes

By: John Milton
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Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen
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The Tragedie of Othello, The Moore of Venice

By: William Shakespeare
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Areopagitica

By: John Milton
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Much Adoe about Nothing

By: William Shakespeare
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The Merry Wiues of Windsor

By: William Shakespeare
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Troilus & Criseyde

By: Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Tragedie of Macbeth

By: William Shakespeare
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The Call of the Wild

By: Jack London
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French Ways and Their Meaning

By: Edith Wharton

... heritage that have been too long allowed to run to waste: our language, our literature, and many other things pertaining to the great undefinable doma... ...need only note what that rich language has shrunk to on the lips, and in the literature, of the heterogeneous hundred millions of American citizens wh... ... as in the years before the war. Every sham and substitute for education and literature and art had steadily crowded out the real thing. “Get rich qui... ... cuts in spelling them; she would jealously have upheld the standards of its literature instead of lowering them to meet an increased “circulation.” I... ...icted under that name by French novelists and dramatists; but in truth every literature, in its main lines, reflects the chief characteristics of the p... ...people for whom, and about whom, it is written— and none more so than French literature, the freest and frankest of all. The statement that the real F... ...her day of need. At ev ery stage in French history, in war, in politics, in literature, in art and in religion, women have played a splendid and a de... ...ate” business has almost everything to teach, not only in the way of art and literature, and all the graces of life, but also in the way of municipal ... ...what it is, is to pick out the words that preponderate in its speech and its literature, and then try to define the special meaning it gives them. The ...

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The Sea Wolf

By: Jack London

...ticular things, such as, for instance, the analysis of Poe’s place in American literature — an essay of mine, by the way, in the current Atlantic. Com... ...d I remarked Bulfinch’s “Age of Fable,” Shaw’s “History of English and American Literature,” and Johnson’s “Natural History” in two large volumes. Then... ...ith Wolf Larsen, eating at the cabin table and doing nothing but discuss life, literature, and the universe, the while Thomas Mugridge fumed and raged... ...help nor sympathy, I did it all for myself — navigation, mathematics, science, literature, and what not. And of what use has it been? Master and owner... ...rouse this man’s animosity. Be quite friendly with him, talk with him, discuss literature and art with him — he is fond of such things. You will find h...

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

By: Conan Doyle

...na. I have made a small study of tattoo marks and have even contributed to the literature of the subject. That trick of staining the fishes’ scales of ... ...hin fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin player, boxer, swordsman, l...

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The Prelude of 1805 in Thirteen Books

By: William Wordsworth

...th after month. Obscurely did I live, 20 Not courting the society of men, By literature, or elegance, or rank, Distinguished—in the midst of things, i...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...ous reason, and thinking of the book only. “I have little leisure for such literature just now. I have been using up my eyesight on old characters lat... ... this conception. Here was something beyond the shallows of ladies’ school literature: here was a living Bossuet, whose work would reconcile complete ... ... of her embroidery. A light bookcase contained duodecimo volumes of polite literature in calf, completing the furniture. “Yes,” said Mr. Brooke, “this... ...arriage, these being sub jects on which he felt himself amply informed by literature, and that traditional wisdom which is handed down in the genial ... ...orant of. You would hardly believe how little I have taken in of music and literature, which you know so much of. I wonder what your vocation will tur... ...cious, and Mr. Ned was satisfied that he had the very best thing in art and literature as a medium for “paying addresses”—the very thing to please a ni... ... said young Plym dale, a little cheered by this advantage. “Oh, I read no literature now,” said Lydgate, shutting the book, and pushing it away. “I r... ...d more like a ghost in his ghostly blue green world; the volumes of polite literature in the bookcase looked morn like immovable imitations of books. ... ... the privileges of a sublime rage which is an apology for every thing (in literature and the drama). Happily Rosamond did not think of commit ting a...

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The Chimes

By: Charles Dickens
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