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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2005 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005... ...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/... ...guerrilla movements in eastern Van (the Armenakans, in 1885) and in Russia. Radical nationalist parties were established by Russian-Armenian emigran... ... The Bible contains words in Hebrew, Aramaic and Koine Greek. The Bible is the bestseller of all times. More than 50 copies are still being sol... ...tal, at the head of a small army and declared himself a dictator. He made Congress award him the title of El Libertador (the Liberator). The seeds ... ...nted in 1893 and 1889. During the first world war, in 1917, the US War Industries Board called on women to stop buying metal-rich corsets. Some 28... ...epresents 38,000 mental health professionals - joined other professional groups in supporting the right of homosexual (gay and lesbian) couples to ... ...ions. His contemporaneous notoriety had to do with the fact that he appeared as an actor, lyre player and charioteer in religious dramas all over t...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...he Register of Copyrights · January 2006 Report on Orphan Works w Library of Congress U. S. Copyright Office 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington,... ...707-8350 January 23, 2006 Dear Chairman Hatch and Senator Leahy: Thank you for your request of the Copyright Office to study of the issue of "orphan w... ... of access to that work. We would like the Copyright Office to undertake a review of this orphan works issue, and, based on that review, develop polic... ...ks significantly impedes the ability of both commercial and non-commercial actors to utilize those works. Further, orphan works are at significant ris... ...ommenters in this proceeding agreed that the prospect of a large monetary award from an infringement claim, such as an award of statutory damages an... ...tellectual Property Law Clinic, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and Arts, National Humanities Alliance); • illustrators (e.g., Graphic Artists Guil... ... help subsequent users avoid a situation where they are forced to make a “best guess” about copyright ownership. Yet the comments suggest that wher... ... for the Canadian orphan works system, under which the Canadian Copyright Board reviews applications for use of ... ...ts, the Internet and Intellectual Property, sent letters to the Register supporting this effort. The Office is gratified that Congress has shown a...

...This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyrig...

...Many commenters were in favor of determining whether a search was reasonable on an “ad hoc” or case-by-case basis, whereby each search is evaluated according to its circumstances. This approach was offered as having the advantage of flexibility to cover t...

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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...he Register of Copyrights · January 2006 Report on Orphan Works w Library of Congress U. S. Copyright Office 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington,... ...707-8350 January 23, 2006 Dear Chairman Hatch and Senator Leahy: Thank you for your request of the Copyright Office to study of the issue of "orphan w... ... of access to that work. We would like the Copyright Office to undertake a review of this orphan works issue, and, based on that review, develop polic... ...ks significantly impedes the ability of both commercial and non-commercial actors to utilize those works. Further, orphan works are at significant ris... ...ommenters in this proceeding agreed that the prospect of a large monetary award from an infringement claim, such as an award of statutory damages an... ...tellectual Property Law Clinic, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and Arts, National Humanities Alliance); • illustrators (e.g., Graphic Artists Guil... ... help subsequent users avoid a situation where they are forced to make a “best guess” about copyright ownership. Yet the comments suggest that wher... ... for the Canadian orphan works system, under which the Canadian Copyright Board reviews applications for use of ... ...ts, the Internet and Intellectual Property, sent letters to the Register supporting this effort. The Office is gratified that Congress has shown a...

...This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copyrig...

...We also recommend one other threshold requirement for a user to qualify for the orphan works limitations on remedies: throughout the use of the work, the user must provide attribution to the author and copyright owner of the work if such attribution is possible and as is rea...

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The Kabbalah Experience

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...enue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada. Printed in Canada. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written pe... ...isher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. ISBN: 0-9738268-0-0 FIRST EDITION: DECEMBER 2005 TA B L E O ... ........................................ Spiritual Work 141 Chapter 5. The Desire for Pleasure: Discovery and Correction ........ 204 Chapter 6. Soul, Bo... ...wever, this only happens when the intent resembles the Creator’s attribute of bestowal by one’s free choice. Be- cause this attribute is not limited ... ...sely when we are in pain that we can turn that suffering, whether individual, national or global into pleasure. The pain is given to us for one purp... ...or the sake of giving is regarded as a reward. If giving is desired, then the award is there. Take sexual intercourse or eating as the crudest exampl... ...fort. In general, man grows like a baby, which unconsciously imitates adults. Actors learn the same way. In fact, any study is based on repeti- tion;... ...he full sense of the word: physically – to become a part of the body, to be a supporting organ – and spiritually – to try to think, experience, and ... ... C O N C E P T S I N K A B B A L A H 359 would be given a piece of chalk and board to write on, so that they would not waste precious paper, until ...

...The Kabbalah Experience is one of the most fascinating books ever published in Kabbalah. It is a journey in time from the past to the future, in situations we might all experience at some point. Anyone who wants to learn how to make the most of every momen...

...Introduction: The wisdom of Kabbalah teaches us how to live in the reality that is spread before us. It is a systematic method that has evolved over thousands of years, taught by a handful of unique individuals in every generation. Their task has bee...

...T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Chapter 1. The Thought of Creation ................................................... 13 Chapter2. The Wisdom of Kabbalah ................................................... 54 Chapter 3. The Study of Kabbalah ......................................

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...AMSTOWN, MASS., MONDAY, MARCH 18, 1907 NO. 1 THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 and 1910 End of the March J7th... ...thletic tal onts (liBiilayod. Nor was the fac- ulty overlooked. One of the best a))prociatnd was " Hail to North Ad ! " No wonder, for oven the Hoosao... ...looked. One of the best a))prociatnd was " Hail to North Ad ! " No wonder, for oven the Hoosao Valley had to run an ex- tra car. Mud and Glory When th... ...ugural With the present issue The Record passes into the hands of the 1908 board of editors. The pleasure experienced by the. new board in assuming co... ...t Present Evils Mr. Iloiiior Fulks of New York oity, viooohairinuii of thn National Child Labor o(jMiinitleo, addreBHed tlio Good Governmen t club in ... .... W. Rice of Wesleyan. The championship for the past season was officially awarded to Will- iams and the j eiiant ordered. It was further decided to s... ...lans. ^Vhat one class has been willing at least to try to do in the way of supporting its annual another ought to be will- ing to drj, and such u meth... ...localized jokes of the first part were appreciated equally by audience and actors. The "entire circle" sang the 'grand ensemble" just as the cur- tain... ...r., Columbia Law 1908, has been elected to the board of the Co- lumbia Law Review. CHE average man would be astonished to ice the many intricate proce...

...lliams is the Williams Record, a weekly broadsheet paper published on Wednesdays. The newspaper was founded in 1885, and now has a weekly circulation of 3,000 copies distributed in Williamstown, in addition to more than 600 subscribers across the country. The newspaper does not receive financial support from the college or from the student government and relies on revenue ...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...ons Imprint, Skopje 2003 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, ... ... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/... ... Account Deficit XXVI. Anarchy as an Organizing Principle XXVII. Narcissism in the Boardroom XXVIII. Is Education a Public Good? XXIX. The Demise ... ...is impossible to describe any human action if one does not refer to the meaning the actor sees in the stimulus as well as in the end his response is... ...ne simultaneously). Such ease of replication gives rise to network effects and awards first movers with a monopolistic or oligopolistic positio... ...tion, on May 1999, he said: "I propose combining market signals of risk with the best aspects of current regulation to help mitigate the moral h... ...reds of examples - from bankruptcy law to income security, from flood mitigation to national defense, and from consumer protection to deposit insur... ...elegating the rampant corruption of its predecessors - whom it seemed to be tacitly supporting - to a few footnotes. On at least two occasions - in ...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Report on Orphan Works

By: Library of Congress

...he Register of Copyrights · January 2006 Report on Orphan Works w Library of Congress U. S. Copyright Office 101 Independence Avenue SE Washington,... ...707-8350 January 23, 2006 Dear Chairman Hatch and Senator Leahy: Thank you for your request of the Copyright Office to study of the issue of "orphan w... ... of access to that work. We would like the Copyright Office to undertake a review of this orphan works issue, and, based on that review, develop polic... ...ks significantly impedes the ability of both commercial and non-commercial actors to utilize those works. Further, orphan works are at significant ris... ...ommenters in this proceeding agreed that the prospect of a large monetary award from an infringement claim, such as an award of statutory damages an... ...tellectual Property Law Clinic, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and Arts, National Humanities Alliance); • illustrators (e.g., Graphic Artists Guil... ... help subsequent users avoid a situation where they are forced to make a “best guess” about copyright ownership. Yet the comments suggest that wher... ... for the Canadian orphan works system, under which the Canadian Copyright Board reviews applications for use of ... ...ts, the Internet and Intellectual Property, sent letters to the Register supporting this effort. The Office is gratified that Congress has shown a...

...This Report addresses the issue of “orphan works,” a term used to describe the situation where the owner of a copyrighted work cannot be identified and located by someone who wishes to make use of the work in a manner that requires permission of the copy...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2002-7 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005 Copyr... ... ISBN: 9989-929-23-8 Created by:LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Additional articles about Digital Content on the Web: ht... ...- How the West Lost the East. He served as a columnist for Central Europe Review, PopMatters, Bellaonline, and eBookWeb, a United Press Internationa... ...very substantially. Content creators can thus concentrate on what they do best: content creation, and reduce their overhead by outsourcing the funct... ...ed from this arduous and convoluted tale? Are works of reference not self-supporting regardless of the revenue model (subscription, ad-based, print, ... ... the ARPANET. Other government departments joined the fray, headed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) which withdrew only lately from the Inte... ...r labels - George Michael had to fight Sony to do just that) and very few actors come close to deriving subsistence level income from their professio... ...y agencies (like the Better Business Bureau - BBB, VeriSign, TRUSTe) - or awards won (from credible and reputable organizations). Links from other, ... ...phy and Computers of the American Philosophical Association. He is on the board of governors of the International Consortium for the Advancement of ...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ternet— And How to Stop It This page intentionally left blank The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Pres... ... Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & London A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.caravanbooks.org. The cover was designed ... ...ng permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law and except by reviewers for the public press), without written permission from the publ... .... It boasts an undeniably at- tractive aesthetic, and it bottles some of the best innovations from the PC and Internet in a stable, controlled form. T... ... detach wires linking individual components to one another, reconfiguring the board to imi- tate any number of appliances: radio, doorbell, lie detecto... ...cols they developed on paper testable in a real-world environment. The money supporting this was relatively meager—on the order of tens of millions of... ...idized by the U.S. government, allowing flat- rate pricing for its users. The National Science Foundation (NSF) managed the Internet backbone and asked... ...nt advances in information technology while non-market-motivated and amateur actors led the charge. Recall that Tasmanian amateur coder Peter Tat- tam... ...to some of EchoStar’s dish systems. 7 A T exas jury found for TiVo. TiVo was awarded $90 million in damages and interest. In briefs filed under seal, T...

...xtraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity?and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of innovation?and facilitating unsettling new kinds of control. (futureoftheinternet.org)...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...... ...rary. With permission copies may be distributed so long as such copies (1) are for your or others personal use only, and (2) are not distributed or... ...d Department T-1 0 1 Pittsburgh, PA 15209 Cover design & Typesetting: Drawing Board Studios All rights reserved. No part of this publication may b... ...ical, photocopy, recording or any other, except for brief quotations in printed reviews-without prior permission of the publisher. Printed in the U... ...ld help." "No shit," he said annoyed, and then sighed. "At least, give me your best guess as to what the pattern might mean." She examined it again... ...xpectedly, an intrusive and disturbing thought entered his mind. Was he just an actor playing a part in a scene already written in some mystical wor... ...A campus and read up on the inimitable Aaron Matloch. In short, it read: multi-national mining industrialist, multi-billionaire, and the richest ma... .... His flamboyant style in front of an audience was something to behold, academy award work. He impressed everyone, his manner and confidence persuad... ...ere contributing-billions of dollars to the rebuilding of Ameri­ can cities, and supporting the President, calling him the Leader of the Century. The...

A One man's quest for truth, freedom and pure spirituality in a world without.

...Beside a riverbed, an old man sits lost in his thoughts; he is SEATTLE, Chief of the Suqamish Indians. He remembers his boyhood when his grandfather foretold him of his destiny, when he was told of the Web Of Life and his duties as it's protector. The Web of Life, they believe, is the symbiotic connect...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2007 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2004-7 Cop... ... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...as good as saying: " I do not want to sign this contract, I am doing my reasonable best not to sign it, if it is signed – it is contrary to my expr... ...and, as a result, harbors a death wish)? Should he better be "terminated"? Having reviewed the above arguments and counter- arguments, Don Marquis ... ...lic - is frequently marginal. Shareholders meet once a year to vent and disperse. Boards of directors are appointed by management - as are auditor... ...tion, disturbance, drugs, violence or aggression witnessed by him, to social or to national conflict, to elation and even to sexual excitation. The... ... or the rights thereto. Concessions, licences, permits, assets privatized, tenders awarded are all subject to reallocation fees. Here the damage is... ...is impossible to describe any human action if one does not refer to the meaning the actor sees in the stimulus as well as in the end his response is... ...and violent, soldiers inflexible and programmed. Stereotypes are selective filters. Supporting data is hoarded and information to the contrary is ig...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2007 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2004-7 Cop... ... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...as good as saying: " I do not want to sign this contract, I am doing my reasonable best not to sign it, if it is signed – it is contrary to my expr... ...and, as a result, harbors a death wish)? Should he better be "terminated"? Having reviewed the above arguments and counter- arguments, Don Marquis ... ...lic - is frequently marginal. Shareholders meet once a year to vent and disperse. Boards of directors are appointed by management - as are auditor... ...tion, disturbance, drugs, violence or aggression witnessed by him, to social or to national conflict, to elation and even to sexual excitation. The... ... or the rights thereto. Concessions, licences, permits, assets privatized, tenders awarded are all subject to reallocation fees. Here the damage is... ...is impossible to describe any human action if one does not refer to the meaning the actor sees in the stimulus as well as in the end his response is... ...and violent, soldiers inflexible and programmed. Stereotypes are selective filters. Supporting data is hoarded and information to the contrary is ig...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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The Malignan Self Love : Narcissism Revisited

By: Sam Vaknin

...ion from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaksam@mt.net.mk All rights for this book are for sale. Literary agents and pub... ...ale. Literary agents and publishers, please contact Lidija Rangelovska. To get FREE updates of this book JOIN the Narcissism Study List. To JOI... ...et about to know everything there is about the psychopathic narcissist." Ian Walker, ABC Radio National Background Briefing, July 18, 2004 "Sa... ... Like His Father?" "If you want to understand Narcissistic Personality Disorder from the best, don't look any further. I cannot recommend thi... ...our life back. This book is a lifesaver!" Kathy Stringer, Webmistress of "Kathy's Mental Health Review" http://www.toddlertime.com "I love to r... ...ssists and their victims and families." Darla Boughton, Owner, Narcissistic Personality Disorder Board http://groups.msn.com/NARCISSISTICPERSONALITY... ... he cuts in his senescence. As a child prodigy, a sex symbol, a stud, a public intellectual, an actor, an idol, the narcissist was at the centre of ... ... media. They are snubbed and disregarded. They are never the recipients of perks, benefits, or awards. They are blamed when not blameworthy and ra... ...sist and this is her Narcissistic Supply. So these two typologies can essentially become a self-supporting, symbiotic system. In reality though, bo...

...When the personality is rigid to the point of being unable to change in reaction to changing circumstances - we say that it is disordered. Such a person takes behavioral, emotional, and cognitive cues exclusively from others. His inner world is, so to speak, vacated. ...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005... ...anals * Should we have more development Villages and houses Place for a human community 51 Culture of the river valleys 51 * Lampang Provi... ... religion Buddhism of the village community 107 From local religion to national faith 107 * Temple monks 108 * Ordination of monks 110 Po... ...al language (dialect) - local concepts, cognitions and categories Folklore supporting community - localization of storytelling - moralistic narratives... ... machines. I have two ploughing machines. Which style of house do you like best? Ban Srii Muod Klao 1985. Mr Vong, 75. Cruelty comes from animal milk ... ...s of thousands of baht. This house of mine is built from teak; I sawed the boards myself from tree trunks, and now, if I was to sell this house and as... ...on television, and then the young act accordingly. In my opinion, it's the actors' fault. What we see has a What kinds of changes would you want in li... ... the park, where young musicians and dancers may show off their skills and awards of merit are presented to those who have made best progress. On the ... ...ailand. Unpubl. ms. University of Melbourne, Monash. American Sociological Review. August 1965, 480–488. — (ed.) 1969. Loosely Structured Social Syst...

...The book is a descriptive overview of the culture of the villages. It contains material on the villagers' housing, rice farming and other means of livelihood, community life, festivals, weddings, funerals, sorcerers and healers, as well as village Buddhism. Th...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ................................................................. 11 LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS ................................................................ .................................................... 163 BUDGET DEFICITS AND NATIONAL DEBTS ............................................................... ... children will have parents capable of loving them and helping them be the best they can be. But I‘m sure he has strong psychological motivations. In... ...xas, was that he trusted what the courts had found through their complete review of the facts and values of the case. He did this in the 152 death ca... ...men, that the fact that your education is controlled through local school boards may be responsible for your low level of educational achievement in ... ...hange. The situations change. The rationalizations for the actions of the actors change. It is in the reporting of the actions, actors and oratory t... ... sue the company. Courts, representing society, often give huge financial awards to people for their stupidity of having smoked. ―While socie... ...hinese—but British, Greek, French, and other nationalities. They were not supporting China‘s positions, but rather supporting the Olympic ideals. I g...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, ...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

.../08 11:04 AM Page ii James Boyle The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind Yale University Press New Haven & London ___-1 ___0 ___ 1 372... ...___-1 ___0 ___ 1 37278_u00.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Page iii A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.caravanbooks.org. Copyright © 2008 by Jam... ...uenced it. That influence remains. Beyond the academy, my main debt is to the board members and staff of Creative Commons, Science Commons, and ccLearn... ...astrophysics, and Harlan Onsrud in geospatial data. Paul Uhlir’s work at the National Academy of Sciences intro- duced me to many of these issues. The... ...he environment, or civil rights, or the way the economy works. I will try my best to be fair, to explain the issues and give both sides of the argumen... ...e public domain would include the privilege to excerpt short quotations in a review. This vision is messier, but more instructive. If one uses a spati... ...ruling sounded reasonable and clear, something that would only strike at bad actors while paying heed to the Sony Axiom and the assurance of safety th... ...ered Machine (iGEM) competition at MIT. The group—which received an engraved award in the shape of a large aluminum Lego piece—explored a way to use e... ...a rich information and in- novation commons, from which all can draw freely, supporting a thin and well-defined layer of intellectual property rights c...

...e ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale University Press) James Boyle introduces readers to the idea of the public domain and describes how it is being tragically eroded by our current copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinat...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...COVER OF VOICES FROM THE PAST: In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author Paul Alexander Bartlett acco... ...shes a tour de force of historical fiction, allowing the reader to enter for the first time into the private worlds of five remarkable people: Sapp... ...or-artist. Bartlett’s writing has been praised by many leading authors, reviewers, and critics, among them: JAMES MICHENER, novelist: “I am muc... ...DITIONS Autograph Editions is committed to bringing readers some of the best of fine quality contemporary literature in unique, beautifully design... ...on and bring him back to me. P This is theatre season and the talk is of actors and acting. I like to familiarize myself with a play before attendi... ... the body, the breath on my neck, special ways, his weight underneath me, supporting me, the sea coming through the windows. There is nothing better... ...monkey-man dove for shells, youngsters swam from small boats, hailing us, boarding us, some bringing fish as gifts. A blond, husky body, his shoulde... ...one’s intellect, guard one’s health. It is also an opportunity to perfect national and international law. Cer- tainly, freedom should not be a code b... ...lair, Evelyn Eaton, and many others. He was the recipient of many grants, awards, and fellowships, from such organizations as the Leopold Schepp Fou...

...In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author Paul Alexander Bartlett accomplishes a tour de force of historical fiction, allowing the reader to enter for the first time into the private worlds of five remarkable people: ...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

... A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2004 First published by Central Europe Review Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. ... ...s Publications Imprint, Skopje 2004 First published by Central Europe Review Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002-4... ... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...flip-flop policies of the Great Powers turned Macedonia into the focus of shattered national aspirations grounded in some historical precedent of at... ...RO. Some say it was established in Thessaloniki (this is the official version, thus supporting its "Macedonian"- ness). Others - like Robert Kaplan -... ...e Serbs who quashed an Hungarian rebellion not 40 years before (in 1848-9) and were awarded with the half autonomous Duchy of Vojvodina, an integral... ... "white terror" of 1919 in Budapest (an anti-communist bloodshed). He did his best to tame the Hungarian fascist government of Gyula Gombos (1... ... and multi-faceted activity. Rather, it is a spectrum. At the one end, we find the "actors" - politicians who regard politics as their venue and the... ... and ("inadvertently") civilians (as "collateral damage") - it is considered above board. But when the terrorist decimates the very same soldier - ...

...The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...r transient occasion in which they arose; and others, it may be thought on review, might as well have been suppressed from the very first. Things immo... ...is it was which crowned thee with beauty and power. “Love, the holy sense, Best gift of God, in thee was most intense.” That lamp of paradise was, for... ...s, when made vocal to the meditative heart by the truths and services of a national church, God holds with children “communion undisturbed.” Solitude,... ...sitors, and my next younger brother,—in subsequent times a little middy on board many a ship of H. M., and the most predestined rebel upon earth again... ... individual, sometimes capricious and harsh, and car- rying out the public award by means of legs that ranged through all gradations of weight and agi... ...pon each a ridicule not to be effaced. It is in any case impossible for an actor to say words of farewell to those for whom he really designs his fare... ...them with effect. But, in the cases I now contemplate, the whole funds for supporting the proper offices attached to a library, such as librarians, su...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expressly to di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................................

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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... ....1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47... ...ugust 1998 115 4.3 Diplomacy 121 4.4 Covert Action 126 4.5 Searching for Fresh Options 134 5. AL QAEDA AIMS AT THE AMERICAN HOMELAND 145 5.1... ...as determined relevant by the Commission. In pursuing our mandate, we have reviewed more than 2.5 million pages of documents and interviewed more than... ...rage as they fought back.We have admired their determi- nation to do their best to prevent another tragedy while preparing to respond if it becomes ne... ...who arrived at the airport in Portland, Maine. 1.1 INSIDE THE FOUR FLIGHTS Boarding the Flights Boston:American 11 and United 175. Atta and Omari boar... ...ith Iraq,Turabi reportedly brokered an agreement that Bin Ladin would stop supporting activities against Saddam. Bin Ladin apparently honored this ple... ...elopment of interagency agreed guidelines” for action. 104 Clarke also was awarded a seat on the cabinet-level Principals Committee when it met on his... ...he Taliban’s human rights abuses than on driving out Bin Ladin.Another key actor, Marine General Anthony Zinni, the commander in chief of the U.S. Cen...

...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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Chronicles of the Canongate

By: Sir Walter Scott

...lter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ... the character, as will appear from the following theatrical anecdote:— An actor on the Italian stage permitted at the Foire du St. Germain, in Paris,... ... made a total failure. He had lost the audacity which a sense of incognito bestowed, and with it all the reckless play of raillery which gave vivacity... ... Erskine (a Scottish judge, by the title of Lord Kinedder), who afterwards reviewed with far too much partiality the Tales of my Landlord, for the Qua... ... worthy gentleman’s reputation for shrewd Scottish sense, knowledge of our national antiquities, and a racy humour peculiar to himself, must be still ... ... the earlier part of my life it is only necessary to say, that I swept the boards of the Parliament-House with the skirts of my gown for the usual num... ...le. T wo days passed, during which, neglecting even the slen- der means of supporting nature which her situation afforded, nothing but the strength of... ...rescue his unhappy recruit from the doom which military discipline and the award of a court-martial denounced against him for the crime he had committ...

...Excerpt: Introduction to Chronicles of the Canongate. The preceding volume of this Collection concluded the last of the pieces originally published under the Nominis umbra of The Author of Waverley; and the circumstances which rendered it impossible for the wri...

...Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. .......................................................................... 4 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...rans. D. J. Hogarth, with an introduction by John Cournos is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...out of it, like the limbs of a single tree. Dostoieffsky goes so far as to bestow this tribute upon an earlier work by the same author, a short story ... ...p the mirror to Russian officialdom and the effects it has produced on the national character. The plot of Dead Souls is simple enough, and is said to... ...as far as Lubeck he turned back. He then wanted to become an 8 Dead Souls actor, but his voice proved not strong enough. Later he wrote a poem which ... ...y head and to my heart—I beg of such writers again to favour me with their reviews. For in all sincerity I can assure them that whatsoever they may be... ... brought up, and gentle nurture, as we all know, is to be acquired only in boarding schools, and boarding schools, as we know, hold the three princi- ... ...ircase—nay, almost flew up it, since, longing to get rid of Manilov’s ever-supporting arm, Chichikov has- tened his steps, and Manilov kept darting fo... ...heard of a case of vice or seduction. Nay, even to mere frailty they would award the lash without mercy. On the other hand, should any instance of wha...

...Introduction: Dead Souls, first published in 1842, is the great prose classic of Russia. That amazing institution, ?the Russian novel,? not only began its career with this unfinished masterpiece by Nikolai Vasil?evich Gogol, but practically all the Russian masterpieces that have come since have grown o...

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...on Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...on- veying a stout man of middle height in the uniform of a captain of the National Guard. Among the Paris crowd, who are supposed to be so clever, th... ...tly like a journeywoman sempstress. But she did not leave the room without bestowing a little friendly nod on Monsieur Crevel, to which that gentleman... ... such a look at Madame Hulot as Tartuffe casts at Elmire—when a provincial actor plays the part and thinks it necessary to emphasize its meaning—at Po... ...al formed of three little figures back to back, wreathed with foliage, and supporting the Globe. They represented Faith, Hope, and Charity; their feet... ...rvants, no barrier to regulate the crowd. He looked up at the announcement-board, and beheld a strip of white paper, on which was printed the solemn n... ...ase. Count Wenceslas Steinbock was written about in all the newspapers and reviews without his having the least suspicion of it, any more than had Ma-... ...This is the reason why the same prize, the same triumph, the same bays are awarded to great poets and to great generals. Wenceslas, by nature a dreame...

...Excerpt: It is neither to the Roman Prince, nor to the representative of the illustrious house of Cajetani, which has given more than one Pope to the Christian Church, that I dedicate this short portion of a long history; it is to the learned commentator of Dante....

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

....S.A. .S.A. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Iliad of Homer, trans. Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckl... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...Hu- man nature, viewed under an induction of extended experi- ence, is the best help to the criticism of human history. His- torical characters can on... ...ation, in which truth is the requisite most wanting. Before taking a brief review of the Homeric theory in its present conditions, some notice must be... ...ivated. To take an ordinary case, we might refer to that of any first rate actor, who must be prepared, at a very short warning, to ‘rhapsodize,’ nigh... ...e discoverable in the language of the poems, the total absence of Athenian national feeling is per- haps no less worthy of observation. In later, and ... ...those which are necessary to transfus- ing the spirit of the original, and supporting the poetical style of the translation: and I will venture to say... ...pledge I learn’d, which, safely stored Among my treasures, still adorns my board: 150 The Iliad of Homer For Tydeus left me young, when Thebe’s wall ... ...elus had received the prize, But youthful Nestor, jealous of his fame, The award opposes, and asserts his claim. “Think not (he cries) I tamely will r...

Excerpt: The Iliad of Homer, translated by Alexander Pope with notes by the Rev. Theodore Alois Buckley, M.A., F.S.A.

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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... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ... daughter of Sciron and Chariclo; it was not probable, therefore, that the best of men should make these alliances with one who was worst, giving and ... ...hering to the kings so far as to resist democracy, and, on the other hand, supporting the people against the establishment of absolute monarchy. As fo... ... farther use of the priests, and that was to give people directions in the national usages at funeral rites. 114 V olume One Numa taught them to rega... ...ell provided for their voyage. When the whole city of Athens were going on board, it afforded a spectacle worthy of pity alike and admiration, to see ... ...c- tion so closely resembling that of Thrasybulus, in the cour- age of the actors, the danger, the encounters, and equally crowned with success, was c... ...gold itself. Cato, after reflecting upon these things, used to return, and reviewing his own farm, his servants, and housekeeping, increase his labor,... ...heir merits, and decide to which a preference is due, will it be an unfair award in the case, if we let the Greek bear away the crown for military con...

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

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY VOLUME 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER ... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ... rhyme or metre. In the course of an article published in the “Westminster Reviewfor July, 1870, Miss Mathilde Blind, with the aid of material furni... ...“Lines at Naples”, were beautifully written out for the press in Shelley’s best hand, but their very value and beauty necessi- tated the ordeal of tra... ...e Greek tragic writers, in selecting as their subject any portion of their national history or mythology, employed in their treatment of it a certain ... ...OMO: COMO: Nothing more? Alas! Bare must be the provision which strict law Awards, and aged, sullen avarice pays. _5 Why... ...wn no inclination for, nor given any specimen of his powers in framing and supporting the interest of a story, either in prose or verse. Once or twice... ...hould play. That is impossible, and I must be con- tented with an inferior actor.’ The play was accordingly sent to Mr. Harris. He pro- nounced the su... ... _935 From Thule to the girdle of the world, Come, feast! the board groans with the flesh of men; The cup is foaming with a nation’s bloo...

Excerpt: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One.

.................................. 7 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY TO FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, 1839. ......................... 16 POSTSCRIPT IN SECOND EDITION OF 1839. ........................................................................ 21 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY. TO THE VOLUME OF POSTHUMOUS POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1824...................................................................

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The Country Doctor

By: Honoré de Balzac

...by Honoré de Balzad, trans. Ellen Marriage and Clara Bell is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...use the unanimous voice of his regiment had singled him out as the man who best deserved to receive it after the battle of Borodino. He belonged to th... ...t out- bursts of anger, and apt to be tiresome in argument; he was full of national prejudices, and above all things, would insist that he was in the ... ...man?” “That is just what M. Benassis tells me, sir; but if other folk will board the children for the same money, one has to make it do. Nobody wants ... ...enough to say that I have a fund which will some day enable the Commune to award several scholar- ships for children who show signs of promise in art ... ...erself, and brought her up till she was nine years old. Then the burden of supporting La Fosseuse became too heavy for the good woman; so at the time ... ...s they were! Austerlitz, where the army was manoeuvred as if it had been a review; Eylau, where the Russians were drowned in a lake, just as if Napole... ...iastic lover of the theatre; and with my 170 The Country Doctor craze for actors and the play, the work of my demoralization began. The stage, in a g...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The countryside and the man on a lovely spring morning in the year 1829, a man of fifty or thereabouts was wending his way on horseback along the mountain road that leads to a large village near the Grande Chartreuse. This village is the market town of a populous canton that lies within the limits of a ...

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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... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...f a body of barbar- ians. Among Greek commanders, Eumenes of Cardia may be best compared with him; they were both of them men born for command, for wa... ...enes wounded him in the ham, and got upon his feet before him. Neoptolemus supporting himself upon one knee, the other leg being disabled, and himself... ... taken with, he seemed not at all concerned about. Callippides, the tragic actor, who had a great name in all Greece and was made much of, once met an... ...hat guarded the walls, who nimbly repairing to the ships, were received on board and carried off. Caesar meantime perceiving their de- parture by seei... ...e another, Darius kept his men in arms, and by torch- light took a general review of them. But Alexander, while his soldiers slept, spent the night be... ...whose boast is its inexperience of evil, and whose truer name is, by their award, suppleness and ignorance of what all men who live aright should know... ...e same title as those sent to Delphi or Olympia for the performance of the national sacrifices in behalf of the state, at the great Greek festivals. T...

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

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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... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...gations: let this be done upon the plea that each congregation understands best what mode of ministrations tends to its own edification. There lies th... ...upture. But it is better placed at this point; because it closes the whole review of that topic; and because it reflects light upon the former practic... ...irculating the Scriptures, (whether through the Bible Society, that is the National Society, or Provincial Societies,) of translating the Scriptures i... ...ny with men whose principles they adopted only in part, or whose manner of supporting those principles they ab- horred. Universally it is evident, tha... ...that in cases purely spiritual, they could not in conscience submit to the award of the secular magistrate. Yet how merely im- practicable is this pri... ...tes, you see, from Amsterdam; and, had you been weak enough to take him on board, he would have proved that ‘Fly- ing Dutchman’ that would infallibly ... ...r, as if he were some feudal superior, they hold him little better than an actor bow- ing before the reader as his audience. The feudal relation of fe...

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

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ..., in building upon the Inde- pendence of the United States that wisest and best plan of general government that was ever devised for a free people. He... ... lived less than fifty years under our Constitution. In that time no great national commotion had occurred that tested its strength, or its power of r... ...d the nations would then be constrained to make the best of the social lot awarded to them by Providence. The Christian nations of our age seem to me ... ...ime and place, and to modify it in compliance with the occurrences and the actors of the age. A new science of politics is indispensable to a new worl... ...en chains which we sometimes see hanging from the vault of an edifice, and supporting nothing. This might ex- plain the destinies of certain nations, ... ...d other real expressions of true Christian love. The next day they went on board, and their friends with them, where truly doleful was the sight of th... ... the institutions of the United States; I have passed their legislation in review, and I have depicted the present characteristics of political societ...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential t...

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Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency

By: The Duke of Saint Simon

...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ...e and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any pur- pose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither t... ...teers, that is to say, in the March of the following year, the King held a review of his guards, and of the gendarmerie, at Compiegne, and I mounted g... ...entleman usher; he was grandson of a recorder of Coindrieu, and one of the best made men in France. There was a great deal of fighting in his young da... ...the case. The rage he conceived against us cannot be expressed, and, great actor that he was, he could not hide it. All his endeavour afterwards was t... ...our at which he would see it. The reception, however, was to take place on board a large Dutch vessel that he was going to examine. There were two amb... ...nd out something in the past life of Fargues for which punishment might be awarded; and Lamoignon, eager to please, and make a profit out of his eager... ...by marrying his son into a family she considered inimi- cal to her, and by supporting M. de Vendome against Monseigneur de Bourgogne! These were consi... ...e was only one remedy by which improvement could be effected; and this was National Bank- ruptcy. Had I occupied the office, I should have been too st...

Excerpt: Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon.

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...NSON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ... owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, th... ...t of these men re-created Scotland, and the second is its most essentially national production. T o treat fitly of Hugo and Villon would involve yet w... ...- cept upon a remark called forth by my study in the columns of a literary Review. The exact terms in which that sheet disposed of Burns I cannot now ... ...s, is to do the work of the wrecker disfiguring beacons on a perilous sea- board; but to call him bad, with a self-righteous chuckle, is to be talking... ...the great restric- tion is this, that a dramatic author must deal with his actors, and with his actors alone. Certain moments of suspense, certain sig... ... deformity of the laughing man. This, then, is the last praise that we can award to these romances. The author has shown a power of just subordination... ...nock upon his conscience; no one however fallen, but he finds a kindly and supporting welcome. IV. NOR HAS HE BEEN CONTENT with merely blowing the tru...

...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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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

... Classics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...helpless-looking as two fawns, but with human hearts, already beating to a national idea; until domestic reality met them in the shape of uncles, and ... ...st manifested. “I know something of all schools. I knew Wilberforce in his best days. Do you know Wilberforce?” Mr. Casaubon said, “No.” “Well, Wilber... ...ill be too hard on him if you turn round now and make yourself a Whig sign-board.” Mr. Brooke again winced inwardly, for Dorothea’s engage- ment had n... ...town as a gra- cious indication that a more manifest blessing is now to be awarded to my efforts, which have hitherto been much with stood. With regar... ...ee them for the first time in their own homes; some indeed showing like an actor of genial parts disadvanta- geously cast for the curmudgeon in a new ... ...arily be agreeable to an agreeable young gentleman. With a favor to ask we review our list of friends, do justice to their more amiable qualities, for... ... arrangement, Mr. Lydgate,” said Rosamond, coming to her mother’s aid, and supporting her arm to lead her away. When Mr. Vincy came home he was very a...

...Excerpt: Prelude. Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little girl walkin...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

...liot 1872 To my dear Husband, George Henry Lewes, in this nineteenth year of our blessed union. Contents Book I — Miss Brooke . . . . . . . . . . . ... .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Book III — Waiting For Death. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 Chapter XXIII. .... ...helpless looking as two fawns, but with human hearts, already beating to a national idea; until domestic reality met them in the shape of uncles, and ... ...st manifested. “I know something of all schools. I knew Wilberforce in his best days. Do you know Wilberforce?” Mr. Casaubon said, “No.” “Well, Wilber... ...ill be too hard on him if you turn round now and make yourself a Whig sign board.” Mr. Brooke again winced inwardly, for Dorothea’s engagement had no ... ...s town as a gracious indication that a more manifest blessing is now to be awarded to my efforts, which have hitherto been much with Middlemarch 99 s... ...see them for the first time in their own homes; some indeed showing like an actor of genial parts disadvantageously cast for the curmudgeon in a new pi... ...arily be agreeable to an agreeable young gentleman. With a favor to ask we review our list of friends, do justice to their more amiable qualities, for... ... arrangement, Mr. Lydgate,” said Rosamond, coming to her mother’s aid, and supporting her arm to lead her away. When Mr. Vincy came home he was very a...

...Excerpt: Prelude; Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little girl walkin...

...Table of Contents: Book I ?Miss Brooke, 1 -- Prelude, 1 -- Chapter I., 3 -- Chapter II., 10 -- Chapter III., 16 -- Chapter IV., 25 -- Chapter V., 31 -- Chapter VI., 38 -- Chapter VII., 47 -- Chapter VIII., 51 -- Chapter IX., 55 -- ...

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Speeches: Literary and Social

By: Charles Dickens

...n ii Speeches: Literary and Social by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ... 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...rument of conveying to you the heartfelt thanks of my fellow passengers on board the ship entrusted to your charge, and of entreating your acceptance ... ... you will feel that the draught is commended to your lips by friends whose best wishes you have; and who earnestly and truly hope for your success, ha... ... great means of refining and improving its people, and one great source of national pride and honour. You have in America great writ ers—great writer... ...nry Rogers as one of the soundest and ablest contributors to the Edinburgh Review. The next is the Queen’s College, which, I may say, is only a newly ... ...be more or less reflected in the great mirror which he holds up to nature. Actors, managers, and authors are all represented in this company, and it m... ...ester to receive the prizes and certificates of merit which it impartially awards. The most successful of the competitors in the list of these exami ... ...s and gentlemen, what it is proposed to do is, in fact, to find a new self supporting public school; with this additional feature, that it is to be av...

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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... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...we are ready to burn ours.” Prince V asili always spoke languidly, like an actor re- peating a stale part. Anna Pavlovna Scherer on the con- trary, de... ...art, who is connected with the Montmorencys through the Rohans, one of the best French families. He is one of the genuine emigres, the good ones. And ... ...illes. The room was crowded with small pieces of furniture, whatnots, cup- boards, and little tables. The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just ... ...f reflection are generally in a serious frame of mind. At such moments one reviews the past and plans for the future. Prince Andrew’s face looked very... ... was joyfully received. A thanksgiving service was ar- ranged, Kutuzov was awarded the Grand Cross of Maria Theresa, and the whole army received rewar... ...h, on “Matvevna’s” carriage. At the foot of the hill, a pale hussar cadet, supporting one hand with the other, came up to Tushin and asked for a seat.... ...ans. Besides being advocates of bold action, this section also represented nationalism, which made them still more one-sided in the dispute. They were...

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Celt and Saxon

By: George Meredith

...ics Series Publication Celt and Saxon by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...ch to his credit the declaration of his wife’s pronounc- ing him to be the best of husbands. She naturally said it of him in eulogy; his own relatives... ... guilty of it over there on the Continent. What if she had done it, upon a review of her treatment of her lover, and gone into a convent to wait for P... ...e big wigs filing up and down the thoroughfares with a great advertisement board on their shoulders, proclaiming no information to the mul- titude, bu... ...g for the future has not struck them. In fine, they are not solid, not law-supporting, not disposed to be (humbly be it said) beneficent, like the goo... ...glish Rockney resounds, with a simi- lar object: the ladies to look on and award the crown of vic- tory, Saxon though they be, excepting Rockney’s wif... ... is to say, the sense of devotion, which we should always be led to see in national symbols,’ Mr. Rumford resumed, and he looked humorously rueful whi... ...e suspicion roused by his quaint unworldliness that he might be a terrible actor. Why not?—his heart was evidently much more interested in her pursuit...

...Excerpt: A young Irish gentleman of the numerous clan O?Donnells, and a Patrick, hardly a distinction of him until we know him, had bound himself, by purchase of a railway-ticket, to travel direct to the borders of North Wales, on a visit to a notable landow...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...ower to protect, even for a moment, the crown of flow- ers—flowers, at the best, how frail and few! —which some- times settles upon his haughty brow. ... ...re much developed, constitute the vast majority of all that come under the review of public justice. Any of these is sufficient to make shipwreck of a... ...mparison, in so far as he has escaped these wholesale storms, either as an actor in producing them, or a contributor to their violence— or even more i... ...al judg- ment delivered without suppression or softening of its harsh- est awards. She laughed whilst she said all this; but she also trembled a littl... ... time fixed by Agnes for her return, when I became absolutely incapable of supporting the further tor- ture of suspense, and I suddenly took the resol... ... direction of the public minister who presided over that department of the national administra- tion, no person could be admitted to an interview with... ...d at the moment upon his bitter enemy and persecutor (a young passenger on board his ship), who had informed against him at the Custom-house on his ar...

........................ 76 KATE?S PASSAGE OVER THE ANDES ................................................................................... 102 FLIGHT OF A TARTAR TRIBE.................................................................................................. 140 Volume Two ................................................................. 189 SYSTEM OF THE HEAVENS AS...

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The Last Chronicle of Barset

By: Anthony Trollope

...pe A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...e 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 her own risk. Neither the... ...escribed as having been almost curt. Mr Walker, in his anxi- ety to do the best he could for Mr Crawley, had simply asked a question as to the nature ... ...t whose instance they would have committed almost any sin practicable by a board of English magistrates, so great was their faith in him; and she knew... ...eloquent when one is interrupted at every best turning pe- riod, even by a supporting voice. ‘Y es;—and looking of course 173 Anthony Trollope to the... ...this world are due to emulation, rather than to the native nobility of the actors. A young man leads a forlorn hope because an- other young man has of... ...t after the expiration of such pun- ishment as the law of this country may award him.’ Dr T empest looked at Mrs Proudie, thinking that she might perh... ...ank you, I am not tired yet,’ said Clara, not changing the fixed glance of national wrath with which she regarded her wooden Sisera as she held her ha... ... sources of the Nile, of which men talk so much—I see it in the papers and reviews which the ladies at Framley are so good as to send to my wife—do no...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. How did he get it? ?I can never bring myself to believe it, John,? said Mary Walker the pretty daughter of Mr. George Walker, attorney of Silverbridge. Walker and Winthrop was the name of the firm, and they were respectable people, who did all the solicitors? business that had to be done in that part of Barsetshire on behalf of...

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