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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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Barnaby Rudge a Tale of the Riots of Eighty

By: Charles Dickens

...Barnaby Rudge A Tale of the Riots of Eighty by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publi... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Barnaby Rudge, A Tale of the Riots of ‘Eighty by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Penns... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Barnaby Rudge, A Tale of the Riots of ‘Eighty by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylv... ..., 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... ...faggots which were heaped upon the hearth, old John withdrew to hold grave council with his cook, touching the stranger’s entertain ment; while the g... ... yesterday, and would quite explain her conduct. Do you suppose Barnaby is privy to these circumstances?’ ‘Quite impossible to say, sir,’ returned the... ... not?’ ‘Formerly the ‘Prentice Knights, my lord. The indentures of the old members expiring by degrees, they changed their name, it seems, though they... ...ed down there in grand array, their roars and shouts would be heard by the members inside; with a great deal more to the same purpose, all of which Hu... ...eaded night drew near again. At last, at seven o’clock in the evening, the Privy Coun cil issued a solemn proclamation that it was now necessary to e...

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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

...Out by Virginia Woolf A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...sics Series Publication The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf 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... ... she was greatly relieved to pass a build- ing put up by the London County Council for Night Schools. “Lord, how gloomy it is!” her husband groaned. “... ...just opinion of the stupidity of mankind until you have sat upon a Borough Council!” The little man fixed her with a glance of ferocious energy. “I ha... ... their heads balancing baskets, and cripples hastily displayed muti- lated members; it issued among steep green fields, not so green but that the eart... ...ached the second column of the report, a spas- modic column, for the Irish members had been brawling three weeks ago at Westminster over a question of... ...difficult to get on with?” “Intolerable… . They want me to be a peer and a privy councillor. I’ve come out here partly in order to settle the matter. ...

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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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The History of Tom Jones

By: Henry Fielding

... Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...elding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII 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... ...r arrival at London; with some remarks for the use of travel lers Those members of society, who are born to furnish the blessings of life, now bega... ...e had not gone far before he arrived at a crossway. Here he called a short council of war, in which, after hearing different opinions, he at last gave... ...are laid aside, often lay aside all their ferocity, and become very gentle members of civil society. In the same manner an attorney may feel all the m... ...hideous dream; The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then ... ... I meant. —Come to me at eight this evening. Jones, by the advice of his privy council, replied: MADAM, It is impossible to express how much I a...

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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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