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

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF BOOK THREE by WILL... ...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF BOOK THREE by WILLIAM MAKEPEAC... ...M MAKEPEACE THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty ... ...THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, ... ...ady now was styled; and along with this letter (which was read in a family council, namely, the Viscountess, Mistress Beatrix, and the writer of this ... ...ign, many of his family, and the greater part of the civilized world, were members.” And his lordship added a postscript, of which Esmond knew the ins... ...rian, and as eager for war as Prince Eugene himself. I say not that he was privy to Duke Hamilton’s death, I say that his party profited by it; and th... ... chants in the City. The Prince had friends numberless in the army, in the Privy Council, and the Officers of State. The great object, as it seemed, t... ...and brigadiers, seven colonels, eleven Peers of Parliament, and twenty-one members of the House of Commons. The Guard was with us within and without t...

...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 fri...

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A Child's History of England

By: Charles Dickens

...ens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...on A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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 ... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...is reign, without fear, allowed his child to be baptised, and held a great council to consider whether he and his people should all be Christians or n... ...h, to what was called a Committee of Government: consisting of twenty four members: twelve chosen by the Barons, and twelve chosen by himself. But, at... ...ople who had suffered from them. He also called about his bed the enriched members of the Woodville family, and the proud lords whose honours were of ... ...nd Everard Hampden, for refusing were taken up by a warrant of the King’s privy council, and were sent to prison without any cause but the King’s ple... ...wn brother in law from his Council because he was a Protestant, and made a Privy Councillor of the before mentioned Father Petre. He handed Ireland o...

...Excerpt: If you look at a map of the World, you will see, in the left-hand upper corner of the Eastern Hemisphere, two Islands lying in the sea. They are England and Scotland, and Ireland. England and Scotland form the greater part of these Islands. Irela...

...Contents CHAPTER I ANCIENT ENGLAND AND THE ROMANS......................................................... 7 CHAPTER II ANCIENT ENGLAND UNDER THE EARLY SAXONS .................................. 18 CHAPTER III ENGLAND UNDER THE GOOD SAXON, ALFRED......................

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Kenilworth

By: Sir Walter Scott

...assics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e she lay, to another where the bed’s head of the chamber stood close to a privy postern door, where they in the night came and stifled her in her bed... ...ewhat like a gallery. This apart- ment the abbot had used as an occasional council-room, but 64 Kenilworth it was now beautifully wainscoted with dar... ...s himself already with austerity enough, and I wish him not to be judge or privy- 75 Sir Walter Scott councillor in my affairs.” “T ush,” said Varney... ...rity enough, and I wish him not to be judge or privy- 75 Sir Walter Scott councillor in my affairs.” “T ush,” said Varney, “what has the surly groom ... ...y child knows it. But my poor head forgets all it should remember, and re- members only what it would most willingly forget. My brain has been at faul...

...Introduction: A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting ?her sister and her foe,? the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have ap...

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Sketches of Young Couples

By: Charles Dickens

... Sketches of Young Couples by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Document file is fu... ... Sketches of Young Couples by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer sity. This Portable Document file is furni... ... 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 i... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...23rd day of November last past, declare and pronounce to Her Most Honourable Privy Council, Her Majesty’s Most Gracious intention of entering into th... ...ay of November last past, declare and pronounce to Her Most Honourable Privy Council, Her Majesty’s Most Gracious intention of entering into the bond... ...esty, in so making known Her Most Gracious intention to Her Most Honourable Privy Council as aforesaid, did use and employ the words — ‘It is my int... ...in so making known Her Most Gracious intention to Her Most Honourable Privy Council as aforesaid, did use and employ the words — ‘It is my intention... ...arriage which is to take the young couple into the country has arrived. Such members of the party as are most disposed to prolong its enjoyments, affe...

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Arthurian Chronicles : Roman de Brut

By: Eugene Mason

... Chronicles: Roman De Brut by Wace, trans. Eugene Mason is a publication of the Pennsylva nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ronicles: Roman De Brut by Wace, trans. Eugene Mason is a publication of the Pennsylva nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...for the Roman de Brut served as the direct source for one of the greatest members of the Arthurian literature of any period. This is the Brut, writ ... ... done such sore mischief to the land. After these things they held a great council at Cirencester, commanding thereto all the lords and barons of the ... ...ud king. He hewed him in many pieces, dividing him limb from limb, and his members he sent throughout the realm. Hearken and learn what Samuel said wh... ...om near and far, by brief and message, to come with their wedded dames and privy house holds to London for his feast. So all the lords came at the ki... ...he met his eye. All that he dared of love he showed. He saluted her by his privy page, and bestowed upon her a gift. He jested gaily with the dame, lo...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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 in... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...tal city, about half a mile distant; whither it was agreed by his majesty in council that I must be con veyed. I answered in few words, but to no pur... ...lors both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal... ...ivering their opinions? And particularly, whether they were ever admitted as members in the lower senate?” He fell next upon the management of our tre... ...ries in art or in nature, yet he would rather lose half his kingdom, than be privy to such a secret; which he commanded me, as I valued any life, neve... ...es, and letters: for instance, they can discover a close stool, to signify a privy council; a flock of geese, a senate; a lame dog, an invader; the pl...

...Excerpt: The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother?s side. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curio...

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The Talisman

By: Sir Walter Scott

...n by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott 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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...of that tiding, That the kingis wants were swyche, To the steward he spake privyliche— “Our lord the king sore is sick, I wis, After porck he alonged ... ...it of Engaddi, had, in that character, been the correspondent of popes and councils; to whom his letters, full of eloquent fervour, had described the ... ...ians in the Holy Land, in colours scarce inferior to those employed at the Council of Clermont by the Hermit Peter, when he preached the first Crusade... ...nt from which he derives his surname.” With the assistance of those of his privy chamber, the King then hastily robed himself in a doublet and mantle ... ...capable of deceit. He forgets neither friend nor foe—re- 272 The Talisman members, and with accuracy, both benefit and injury. He hath a share of man...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume One

By: Hugh Clough

... Plutarch’s Lives – Volume One trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...lutarch’s Lives – Volume One trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...hat had a hollow in it exactly fitting them; and went away making her only privy to it, and commanding her, if she brought forth a son who, when he ca... ...forced into a compliance. He then dissolved all the distinct state-houses, council halls, and magistracies, and built one common state-house and counc... ... in the basin, the suitor was rejected, so desirous were they that all the members of the company should be agreeable to each other. The basin was cal... ...rosecute the wrongdoer; intend- ing by this to accustom the citizens, like members of the same body, to resent and be sensible of one another’s inju- ... ...way from their fleet: a contrivance that all the princi- pal Rhegians were privy and assisting to, who had a great desire that the affairs of Sicily s...

.... 5 ROMULUS ........................................................................................................................... 34 COMPARISON OF ROMULUS WITH THESEUS .............................................................. 64 LYCURGUS .......................................................................................................................... 68 ...

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Plutarchs Lives Volume Two

By: Hugh Clough

... Plutarch’s Lives – Volume Two trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...lutarch’s Lives – Volume Two trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...rendered to the Romans in his treaty with Sylla. Sertorius summoned a full council which he called a senate, where, when others joy- fully approved of... ...d order in the cities, and without bloodshed or banishment of any of their members, reestablished the proper constitution in the governments, and now ... ... had entered into the conspiracy of themselves, without any oth- ers being privy to, or guilty of it. But yet afterwards, in a letter to Antipater, he... ...to his brother, “Brother, help!” Upon this first onset, those who were not privy to the design were astonished and their hor- ror and amazement at wha... ...ns he wrote against Antony, and so they are called to this day. When these members of Cicero were brought to Rome, Antony was holding an assembly for ...

... ...................................................................................................................................... 31 COMPARISON OF SERTORIUS WITH EUMENES................................................................. 50 AGESILAUS ............................................................................................................................

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The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

... by Anthony T rollope A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...eries Publication The Prime Minister 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... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...verett Wharton at a new club, called the Progress, of which they were both members. The Progress was certainly a new club, having as yet been open har... ...nd smoked and played billiards and pre- tended to read. Some few energetic members still hoped that a good day would come in which their grand ideas m... ... get to work. I suppose you would wish that I should take the chair at the Council.’ ‘Certainly;—of course,’ said the Duke of Omnium, turn- ing to the... ...esident of the Council.’ ‘And you?’ ‘If I were wanted at all I should take Privy Seal.’ ‘Certainly not, my friend. If there were any question of my re... ...e that place which required him to labour like a galley slave. Would he be Privy Seal? Would he undertake the India Board? But the Duke of Omnium was ...

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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

...Le Morte Darthur by Thomas Malory Sir Thomas Malory»s Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table Volume Two Conta... ...Malory Sir Thomas Malory»s Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table Volume Two Containing Books Ten through Twenty-one A Penn S... ...ation Le Morte D’Arthur: Volume Two by Sir Thomas Malory is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...on Le Morte D’Arthur: Volume Two by Sir Thomas Malory is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... that he had put him to dishonour that day. Then Gawaine called privily in council all his brethren, and to them said thus: Fair brethren, here may ye... ...e he came all armed. And where Sir Lamorak alighted he tied his horse to a privy postern, and so he went into a parlour and unarmed him; and then he w... ...is bed to sleep, whereof Sir Dinadan was ware, for it was his manner to be privy with all good knights. And as Sir Launcelot slept he stole the letter... ...Mark would not send for Sir Tristram, for he hated him deadly. So when his council was come they devised and cast many perils of the strength of their... ... And if thou be overcome thou shall not be quit for los- ing of any of thy members, but thou shalt be shamed for ever to the world’s end. And then he ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. How Sir Tristram jousted, and smote down King Arthur, because he told him not the cause why he bare that shield. And if so be ye can descrive what ye bear, ye are worthy to bear the arms. As for that, said Sir Tristram, I will answer you; this shield was given me, not desired, of Queen Morgan le Fay; a...

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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... ... Don Juan by George Byron is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ... meet and share ‘em. But as it was, his Highness had to hold His daily council upon ways and means How to encounter with this martial scold, ... ... attack’d by water. New batteries were erected, and was held A general council, in which unanimity, That stranger to most councils, here preva... ... nations vainly aim; And the Lord Henry was a great debater, So that few members kept the house up later. Byron’s Don Juan “Canto Thirteen” 270... ...re a messenger brought in despatches: And being of the council call’d ‘the Privy,’ Lord Henry walk’d into his cabinet, To furnish matter for s... ... Of the poor partridge through his stubble screen. There were some massy members of the church, Takers of tithes, and makers of good matches, ...

...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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In the South Seas

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... In The South Seas by Robert Louis Stev... ... In The South Seas by Robert Louis Stevens... ... In The South Seas by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free ... ...ment file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or... ...loving Highlander; long- pig, pirated from the next village, to the man-eating Kanaka. The grumbling, the secret ferment, the fears and resent- ments,... ...ther children, who had a father or a mother in the company of Oro, stood condemned from the moment of conception. A freemasonry, an agnostic sect, a c... ... is the fact that all the faithful enjoy office; perhaps more important still, the strict- ness of the discipline. ‘The veto on liquor,’ said Mr. Mage... ...oast. A woman saw a man swim from the high seas and plunge direct into the bush; he was no man of that neighbourhood; and it was known he was one of t... ...inst a pillar: the armoury of these drowsy musketeers. At the far end, a little closed house of wood displayed some tinsel curtains, and proved, upon ...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS By THOMAS DE QUINCEY AUTHOR OF CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER, ETC. ETC. IN TWO VOLUMES. V V V V... ... Essays and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...says and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...sentee, through the presbytery, what is designated a ‘call,’ subscribed by members of the parish congregation. This call is simply an invitation to th... ...h the eighteenth century; so much of the fact is acknowledged by their own members. The two churches awoke, as from a trance, in or just before the da... ... doubtless some equi- librium to a nobler nature in the other. NOTE 13. In council, we say purposely and in candor; for the only pleas in palliation e... ...able’ existed, it would have been assigned to burglars, and by no means to privy-councillors; as again our English prefix of ‘Venerable’ would have be... ... that lubricated gladiator had defied all the powers of Chan- cery and the Privy Council, for months after months, once to get a ‘grip’ of him, or a h...

...Contents SECESSION FROM THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ................................................................ 4 TOILETTE OF THE HEBREW LADY........................................................................................ 43 CHARLEMAGNE........

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...n Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ... upon which festive occasion, three cheers were given by all the sit- ting members of that respectable society, whose throats the wine had left capabl... ...w, nor indeed possible to trace them. This proposition was undeniable. The council therefore broke up without coming to any conclusion, as has occurre... ...s it had done to Edward. He indeed knew of more motives than W averley was privy to, for the peremptory order that he should join his regiment. But th... ...use?’ ‘I do not mean to disguise it; but I do deny, most resolutely, being privy to any of their designs against the Government.’ ‘You do not, however... ...e among comrades disposed to quarrel with them, both as Englishmen, and as members of the Church of England.’ ‘Well said, parson!’ replied the magistr...

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Reprinted Pieces

By: Charles Dickens

...eries Publication Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...es Publication Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...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 ... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...doll, with moveable eyes, was put up to be raffled for, by five and twenty members at two shillings, seven years ago this autumn, and the list is not ... ...the raffle will come off next year. We think so, because we only want nine members, and should only want eight, but for number two having grown up sin... ...from our own landlord of two summers, M. Loyal Devasseur, citizen and town councillor. Permit us to have the pleasure of presenting M. Loyal Devasseur... ...grossed two copies of the bill; one for the Signet Office, and one for the Privy Seal Office.’ I paid one pound, seven, and six, for this. Stamp duty ... ...is. The Clerk of the Signet made ‘a Signet bill for the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal.’ I paid him four pound, seven. The Clerk of the Lord Keeper of ...

...Contents THE LONG VOYAGE ...................................................................................................................... 5 THE BEGGING-LETTER WRITER .................................................................

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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...THE PIONEERS OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State... ...THE PIONEERS OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State El... ...James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by Jame... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper is a public... ...ssible that the appellation grew out of the meetings that were held at his council fires; the war drove off the agent, in common with the other office... ... from the ground, shot out hori- zontally , immediately beneath the living members of the tree, sat a bird, that in the vulgar language of the country... ...families then resident in the colonies who thought it a degradation to its members to descend to the pursuits of commerce; and who never emerged from ... ...never emerged from the privacy of do- mestic life unless to preside in the councils of the colony or to bear arms in her defense. The latter had from ... ...reasons for believing that both Mohegan and the Leather-Stocking have been privy to the existence of a mine in this very mountain for many years.” The...

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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... ...assics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e in its utmost extent; despising the feeble interference of the En- glish Council of State, fortifying their castles, increasing the number of their ... ... and con- versing with each other, without taking much notice of the other members of the cavalcade. The companion of the church dignitary was a man p... ...his space, which was called the dais, was occu- pied only by the principal members of the family, and visi- tors of distinction. For this purpose, a t... ...catching hold of his boar-spear; “I will go with my complaint to the great council; I have friends, I have followers—man to man will I appeal the Norm... ...f the injured Allan Stewart, Commendator of Crossraguel, to the Regent and Privy Council, averring his having been carried, partly by flat- tery, part...

...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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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ssics Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...cs Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...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... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...nion and unanimity which for some 5 Sir W alter Scott time animated their councils, were all in a considerable de- gree produced by the smallness of ... ...wife threw herself, on three different occasions, before George II and the members of his family, was rudely repulsed from their presence, and at leng... ...le time of my proposed tour. [It is well known and remem- bered, that when Members of Parliament enjoyed the un- limited privilege of franking by the ... ...r hell, I know not,’ said Steenie. ‘I will delate you for a warlock to the Privy Council!’ said Sir John. ‘I will send you to your master, the devil, ... ..., I know not,’ said Steenie. ‘I will delate you for a warlock to the Privy Council!’ said Sir John. ‘I will send you to your master, the devil, with t...

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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... ... by Miguel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby (1922 ed.) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...- ing petitions and drawing up statements of claims to be presented to the Council, and the like. So, at least, we gather from the depo- sitions taken... ... and middle; on the contrary, they construct them with such a multitude of members that it seems as though they meant to produce a chimera or monster ... ...ho. “I mean to say,” said Don Quixote, “that when the head suffers all the members suffer; and so, being thy lord and master, I am thy head, and thou ... ... astonishment at the words of Tosilos; and as he was one of those who were privy to the arrange- ment of the affair he knew not what to say in reply. ... ...f the enchanted head; but except Don Antonio’s two friends no one else was privy to the mystery of the enchantment, and if Don Antonio had not first r...

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