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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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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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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 ...

Excerpt: In The South Seas by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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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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Adventures in the South Seas

By: Herman Melville

...e A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...on Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville 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 any- o... ...ce so famous as the island in question. The night after the holding of the council, I happened to go on deck in the middle watch, and found the yards ... ...ed, for gormandiz- ing, I would have matched him against any three common- council men at a civic feast. A friend of Bob’s told me that, owing to his ... ...eaving M. Bruat governor, assisted by Reine and Carpegne, civilians, named members of the Council of Government, and Merenhout, the consul, now made C... ...ht being shed through the transparent rind. As the evening advanced, other members of the household, whom as yet we had not seen, began to drop in. Th... ... we suddenly resolved upon going thither at once, and learning whether any privy counsellorships were vacant. Now, although there was a good deal of m...

Excerpt: Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas by Herman Melville.

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

...A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A story of the French... ...es A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A story of the French Revolution A PSU Electronic Classics Series Publication A Tale ... ...the French Revolution A PSU Electronic Classics Series Publication A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania St... ...ublication A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...isclose them to his Majesty’s Chief Secretary of State and most honourable Privy Council. That, this patriot would be produced before them. That, his ... ...e them to his Majesty’s Chief Secretary of State and most honourable Privy Council. That, this patriot would be produced before them. That, his positi... ...s a promising way of setting them right, half of the half dozen had become members of a fan tastic sect of Convulsionists, and were even then conside... ... voices remarking on the efficacy of cold immersion in bringing refractory members of the profession to reason, the protest was faint and brief. The r... ... when the Fifty T wo awaited their fate Madame Defarge held darkly ominous council with The V engeance and Jacques Three of the Revolutionary Jury. No...

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

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Series Publication Guy Mannering 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... ...is Bertram married a daughter of an eminent fanatic, who had a seat in the council of state, and saved by that union the remainder of the family prope... ... of the committee of noblemen and gentlemen, to report their griefs to the privy council of Charles II, anent the coming in of the Highland host in 16... ...atural consequence, was dissolved also. Sir Thomas Kittlecourt, like other members in the same situation, posted down to his county, and met but an in... ...ather by their own customs, habits, and opinions, than as if they had been members of the civilised part of the community. Some hordes of them yet rem... ...ve something to impart to Bertram, to which she does not mean we should be privy.” “The devil take the bedlamite old woman,” said the coun- sellor; “w...

...Excerpt: Introduction To Guy Mannering. The novel or romance of Waverley made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating popularity as to encourage the author to a second attempt. He looked about for a name and a subjec...

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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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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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Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

...ics Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is furn... ... Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens 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 ... ..., 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... ...ed fingers. He had worked his stony way into Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council’s Schedule B, and had taken the bloom off the higher branches... ...gers. He had worked his stony way into Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council’s Schedule B, and had taken the bloom off the higher branches of ma... ...e these. You saw nothing in Coketown but what was severely workful. If the members of a religious persuasion built a 21 CHARLES D ICKENS chapel there... ...of a religious persuasion built a 21 CHARLES D ICKENS chapel there—as the members of eighteen religious persua sions had done—they made it a pious w... ...ur man.’ After a few dashes in the public meeting way, Mr. Gradgrind and a council of political sages approved of Jem, and it was resolved to send him...

...ts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children. Stick to Fa...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...sics Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...s Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...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... ...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... ...with no knowledge even of the com- mon daily tone and habits of the common members of the free community who are not shut up in prisons; born and bred... ...n, the pewter-pots, glasses, pipes, tobacco- ashes, and general flavour of members, were still as that con- vivial institution had left them on its ad... ...uble door, in which the Circumlocution Sages appeared to be as- sembled in council, and out of which there was an imposing coming of papers, and into ... ... that Lord Decimus had bought his picture, and had asked the President and Council to dinner at a blow, and had said, with his own magnificent gravity... ...do anything.’ This was the first intimation he had ever given, that he was privy to the fact that they did something for a livelihood. He was still jo...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being r...

...CONTENTS Preface to the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Moth...

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Bride of Lammermoor

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...s Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott 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 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... ...ished race were suifficient to have accounted for the dignities which many members of the family attained, without any supernatural assistance. But th... ...ir parents in Edinburgh during the sessions of the Scottish Parliament and Privy Coun- cil, at other times in the old Gothic castle of Ravenswood, to ... ...ty, had applied to the 32 Bride of Lammermoor Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; s... ...d applied to the 32 Bride of Lammermoor Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; so that... ...erest the various preparations of dress, etc., etc., which the differ- ent members of the family had prepared for the occasion. The morning dawned bri...

...Excerpt: Introduction to the bride of Lammermoor. The author, on a former occasion, declined giving the real source from which he drew the tragic subject of this history, because, though occurring at a distant period, it might possibly be unpleasing ...

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr¨ ockh THOMAS CARLYLE 1831 DjVu Editions Copyright c ... ...HAPTER IV — CHARACTERISTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CHAPTER V — THE WORLD IN CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 CHAPTER VI — APRONS . .... ...9 CHAPTER VII — MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . ... ...— MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . . . . . . . . ... ... Noir languidly emits its voice of destiny to haggard hungry Villains; while Councillors of State sit plotting, and playing their high chess game, whe... ... might have seemed wonderful how Herr Heuschrecke should be named a Rath, or Councillor, and Counsellor, even in Weissnichtwo. What counsel to any man... ...ure: the beginning of Creation is—Light. Till the eye have vision, the whole members are in bonds. Divine mo ment, when over the tempest tost Soul, a... ...or already can the Society number, among its office bearers or corresponding members, the highest Names, if not the highest Persons, in Germany, Engla... ...ound est ignorance: in the Wahngasse all lies swept, silent, sealed up; the Privy Council itself can hitherto elicit no answer. “It had been remarked...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; PRELIMINARY -- CONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more...

...Table of Contents: BOOK I 3 -- CHAPTER I ?PRELIMINARY, 3 -- CHAPTER II ?EDITORIAL DIFFICULTIES, 7 -- CHAPTER III ?REMINISCENCES, 11 -- CHAPTER IV? CHARACTERISTICS, 19 -- CHAPTER V? THE WORLD IN CLOTHES, 24 -- CHAPTER VI? APRONS, 29...

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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... ... 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 C... ...Improvising a Homeland 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 ... ...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... ...r Bob Kerrey John F . Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R.Thompson COMMISSION MEMBERS Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page xi Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:2... ...heir screening. 8 While Atta had been selected by CAPPS in Portland, three members of his hijacking team—Suqami,Wail al Shehri, and Waleed al Shehri—w... ...iduals identified as involved in the assassination plot, the UN Secu- rity Council passed a resolution criticizing their inaction and eventually sanc-... ...iate, Zakariya Essabar. Both Binalshibh and KSM claim that Essabar was not privy to the meaning of the message and had no foreknowledge of the attacks... ... information on which the account is based comes from sources who were not privy to the full scope of al Qaeda and Taliban planning. Bin Ladin and Ate...

...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 an...

...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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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with Introduction and Notes Edited

By: Charles W. Eliot

...klin with introduction and notes edited by Charles W. Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...n with introduction and notes edited by Charles W. Eliot 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. An An An An Any per y per y per y per y person using this do... ...her o t his or her own wn wn wn wn risk. risk. risk. risk. risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ... would not dis cover his author. I too was taken up and examin’d before the council; but, tho’ I did not give them any satisfaction, they content’d t... ...ry of the Province, Isaac Pearson, Joseph Cooper, and several of the Smiths, members of Assembly, and Isaac Decow, the surveyor general. The latter w... ...made contraband, and prohib ited under small pecuniary penalties. The first members were Joseph Breintnal, a copyer of deeds for the scriveners, a go... ...w institutions, or alter ations in the old, and so much influence in public councils when I became a member; for I was but a bad speaker, never eloqu... ... men of the kingdom. HERE THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY BREAKS OFF 1760 Secures from the Privy Council, by a compromise, a decision obliging the Proprietary estat...

...ion: Benjamin Franklin was born in Milk Street, Boston, on January 6, 1706. His father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler who married twice, and of his seventeen children Benjamin was the youngest son. His schooling ended at ten, and at twelve he was bound apprentice to his brother James, a printer, who published the ?New England Courant.? To this journal he became a ...

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