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An American Papyrus

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...g. As the sun blazes upon the terminal's Scraped concrete The shelved rows of the poor men Hear the sound die on the pavement In a gradual dying echo.... ...t to life; all the tattered people awaken; And a man spits toward the tire of the bus, But misses. And as he watches his own spit vanish From the ha... ...s, But misses. And as he watches his own spit vanish From the hard crest of the world, And silently scrapes his lunch pail against A corner of a met... ... the second bus: Its coolness sedating the skin that Overlaps his troubled mind. His thoughts pull together Like the light, cool flow of the air condi... ...he shadows on the wall and the Passing sounds that are concentrated on her mind One will bring deliverance--only placing the deliverance On him and ye... ...im for the next hours. The letter's impression Writes and rewrites in my mind: Come, my sister calls to our father Like Ronnie's suppositories butti... ... under the sheet, lying flat with the dead moonlight. The Philosophy Of Rita And Herb Staring fixed at the rows Of flowered Wallp...

This book of poetry was first published in 1990

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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...lish and Hebrew http://gorgelink.org/vaknin/ http://samvak.tripod.com/sipurim.html Poetry of Healing and Abuse http://samvak.tripod.com/contents.h... ...m Revisited http://samvak.tripod.com/ Created by: Lidija Rangelovska, Skopje REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S Short Fic... ...UBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S Short Fiction A Beheaded Cart Language of Black and Red On the Bus to Town The Butterflies are L... ...am a terrorist?" My neighbour suddenly addresses me: "You've got nothing to say?" "To my mind, if she were a terrorist, she would have blown us a... ...My uncle, springing to his feet, circumnavigated the table to face my grandma and then, his mind changed, he exited the house, banging the door behi... ...eturn My Affair with Jesus by Sam Vaknin Read the Hebrew original. Losing my mind in a bed-sitter. Pipes crackling in the kitchenette,... ... scene. You see things you haven't known even existed. They call it "explanatory power" in philosophy of science. Her words had such an effect on me... ...raduated a few semesters in the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa. Ph.D. in Philosophy (major: Philosophy of Physics) – Pacific West... ...ensive Web sites in: – Psychology ("Malignant Self Love") – An Open Directory Cool Site, – Philosophy ("Philosophical Musings"), – Economics and Ge...

A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.

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The Zohar: Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...in Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Israel No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permi... ...s book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in criti... ...ase of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Laitman, Michael. The Zohar: a... ...of humanity would rise and attain the spiritual world. With this vision in mind, Baal HaSulam devoted himself to composing a comprehensive, accurate,... ...er people, it seems like a collection of narratives, stories, and ancient philosophy. Only those who do not comprehend this book argue over it; but ... ... distinct they are in everyone. This is because our desires surface in our mind and sensations in a gradual order, in a certain sequence, so we may a... ...o that we could understand them with our egoism and realize them with our mind. In Hebrew, the word for “world” is Olam (from the word Haalamah—mean... ...e worthless creatures 3 4 6 THE ZOHAR (reason, logic, philosophy, and common sense), which inhabit the earth, witness deliveranc... ...ichael Laitman, Professor of Ontology and the Theory of Knowledge, PhD in Philosophy and Kabbalah, and MSc in Medical Bio-Cybernetics, established a...

...The Book of Zohar (The Book of Radiance) is an ageless source of wisdom and the basis for all Kabbalistic literature. Since its appearance nearly 2,000 years ago, it has been the primary, and often only, source used by Kabbalists. ...

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I and Thou

By: Martin Bube

...n fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may ... ... this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. . It has hitherto been eompa... ... has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology. 1 and TIum' is to be understood in the context... ...s hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology. 1 and TIum' is to be understood in the context of... ...t is, indeed, philosophical; but it is not an academic work of discursive philosophy. It is mystical, but it belongs to what' Pringle-Pattison has t... ...as thus called in doubt the massive monistic system within which !dealist philosophy has worked. The direct influence of Buber on philosophical tho... ...st be read more than once, and its. total e££ect allowed to work on the' mind; the obscurities of one part (so far as they are real obscurities, an... ...observation and dis­ cussion, its cosmic and metacosmic origin is kept in mind. For it reaches out from the undivided primal world which precedes fo... ...Himself in lnind ~ For he who speaks the word God and really has Tho~" in mind (whatever the illusion by 75 which he is held), a.ddresses the true...

...Tms work in its oripl, German form has already, since its publication fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. It has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-sp...

...The primal natm:e of the effort to establish relation is already to be seen in the earliest and most confined stage. Before anything isolated can be perceived, timid glances mOve out into indistinct space, towards something indefinite; and in...

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Answer the Question: What is Enlightenment?

By: Immanuel Kant, Dr.; Daniel Fidel Ferrer, Translator

...Essay translated from German to English by Daniel Fidel Ferrer in August 2013. Original publication of Immanuel Kant's essay in German: By Immanuel Kant. "Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist Aufklarung?" in Berlinische Monatsschrift Book. 4, 12. December, 1784), pages 481-494. ...

...Kant wrote in 1784 in the first part of his essay: "Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one understanding without guidance from another. Self-incurred is this tutelage when its cause lies not ...

...Table of Contents: Immanuel Kant’s Text translated into English (pages 2 to 10). Notes, Bibliography, Related Links, Etc., Appendix A (pages 12 to 25). Word Index (pages 26 to 45). ...

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Deep Fields

By: Kline, Tony

Collections of original poetry in the mainstream European tradition.

...Deep Fields Out of the Dark Digging in Into the Fiery Darkness Passing Listening to Transience Seeing, Not Capturing The Meeting Pool Out Here After Long Concentration Beautiful, Shifting Light The Midnight Eye Sounds and Branches...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...ter and imitate any object, and should propose to make a public display of his talents and his productions, we shall pay him reverence as a ... ... with woolen fillets; but for ourselves, we shall employ, for the sake of our real good, that more austere and less fascinating poet and le... ...s fascinating poet and legend-writer, who will imitate for us the style of the virtuous man." Plato (Republic) Chapter One At Toksugum Pala... ...uctable sympathy for another person, it deflated all the romance. He didn't mind that so much. To embark on a deep friendship with strong personal c... ... an eternal trip, cramped on a seat in the bus, disconnection was making his mind jittery, soft, and rolling like a ball away from him. He tried slee... ...ery, soft, and rolling like a ball away from him. He tried sleeping but his mind kept trying to imagine what really took place between his sister and... ... dilated her pupils. Gabriele thought about this subject or quasi-subject of philosophy. She wasn't even a philosopher and yet in a minute and a half ... ...him, she could advocate Gabrieleism everywhere. It would be her movement--a philosophy of self-containment and human empowerment to ward off loneline... ... into them because they were the substance of who he was. As the founder of philosophy, Thales, stated, everything was made of water. Sang Huin, this...

...rean culture and that his own life is an outlier to this conservative society. As he lives there, making his living as an English teacher, he writes of Gabriele, a single parent in Ithaca New York who manifests a more open and less asphyxiating rebellion against society...

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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... ...f this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in cr... ...ST EDITION: DECEMBER 2005 TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Chapter 1. The Thought of Creation ................................................... 13 Chap... ...tural world, without in- fluencing the advancement of humanity, as did western philosophy? After all, the Kabbalah sees as its goal the correction of... ...d as bitter as ever. And there are times it meets us uninvited, and pokes our mind and throws us to the ground, before we find the old subterfuge to... ...world Ein Sof, feel shame, Ein Sof, feel shame, Ein Sof if the Creator doesn’t mind which way it receives? A: You are right. There is indifference on ... ...reation? A: Kabbalah is based solely on experimentation, and not on the human mind, or even on philosophy or other rational considerations. It maint... ...lah is based solely on experimentation, and not on the human mind, or even on philosophy or other rational considerations. It maintains that everyth... ...that as soon as one climbs a little higher than this world, the whole Tibetan philosophy vanishes without a trace. That is why I was never intereste...

...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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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...e Quincey A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...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... ...ent or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...to know himself far beyond his tutors, whether in knowledge or in power of mind. This was the case, so far as regarded knowledge at least, not with my... ...inst a person whom he had never seen; and I thought of letting him know my mind in Greek, which, at the same time that it would furnish some presumpti... ...tter Grecian. Calmer thoughts, however, drove this boyish design out of my mind; for I con- sidered that the bishop was in the right to counsel an old... ... when I am oppressed by anxieties that 39 Thomas de Quincey demand all my philosophy and the comfort of thy presence to support, and yet remember tha... ... the gentlemen in the cotton trade 15 at Manchester in affecting the Stoic philosophy, but not in this. Here I take the liberty of an Eclectic philoso... ...nd starts, or fragmentary efforts. Mathematics, for instance, intellectual philosophy, &c,, were all become in- supportable to me; I shrunk from them ...

Excerpt: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey.

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The Poems of Emily Dickinson

By: Martha Dickinson Bianchi

...son Bianchi A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poems of Emily Dickinson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. T... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Poems of Emily Dickinson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics ... ...rave— T o that new marriage, justified Through Calvaries of Love!” Her own philosophy had early taught her that All was in All: there were no degrees ... ... life than anything else that any one has ever written.” Mystic to mystic, mind to mind, spirit to spirit, dust to dust. She was at the source of thin... ...t opinions to inspect, His knowledge to unfold On what concerns our mutual mind, The literature of old; What interested scholars most, What competitio... ...,— And that ’s the skies! 32 XLVI A THOUGHT went up my mind to-day That I have had before, But did not finish,—some way back, I co...

...Introduction: The poems of Emily Dickinson, published in a series of three volumes at various intervals after her death in 1886, and in a volume entitled The Single Hound, published in 1914, with the addition of a few before omitted, are here collec...

...nity....................................................176 Part Five The Single Hound .....................................................251 Index of First Lines.....................................................................327...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the First T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William ... ... First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...the most permanent of his produc- tions, form a magazine out of which such minds as those of Bacon and Shakespeare did not disdain to help themselves;... ...e Frenchman’s literary importance largely results from the share which his mind had in influencing other minds, coeval and subsequent. But, at the sam... ...of literary 7 Montaigne anatomy, where we get a diagnosis of the writer’s mind, made by himself at different levels and under a large variety of oper... ...se at the first occasion; and that this was the real object and aim of all philosophy. He then took my hand, and continued: “Brother, friend, there ar... ...noth- ing which has been written or been laid down, even in the schools of philosophy, respecting the sacred duties and rights of friendship, could gi... ... TO DIE O DIE O DIE O DIE O DIE CICERO SAYS—[Tusc., i. 31.]—”that to study philosophy is nothing but to prepare one’s self to die.” The reason of whic...

Excerpt: Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, translated by Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt.

............................................................................................................................................. 6 THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE ...................................................................................................................................... 9 THE LETTERS OF MONTAIGNE .....................................................

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The Duchesse de Langeais, With an Episode under the Terror, The Illustrious Gaudissart, A Passion in the Desert, And the Hidden Masterpiece

By: Honoré de Balzac

...Publication The Duchesse de Langeais by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...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... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...lazed in flame across kingdom after kingdom during his meteor life. In the minds of the Roman Catholic world, the convent stood out pre-eminent for a ... ... on earth. Religion towering above daily life, to put men con- tinually in mind of the End and the way, is in truth a thor- oughly Spanish conception.... ...her bed in her cell? While innumerable thoughts of this kind perplexed his mind, the voice of the woman he worshipped rang out close beside him; he kn... ...old at heart as aged by the maxims of those about her; versed in a selfish philosophy in which she was all unpractised, she had all the vices of a cou... ...ghty little gold to the crucible when washed in the ashes of literature or philosophy. In every rank of society (some few Parisian salons excepted) th...

...Excerpt: In a Spanish city on an island in the Mediterranean, there stands a convent of the Order of Barefoot Carmelites, where the rule instituted by St. Theresa is still preserved with all the first rigour of the reformation brought about by that illustrious woman. Extraordinary as this may seem, it is none...

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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... ...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... ... Editor, Hazleton, PA 18202 is a Portable Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...dle at a maturer age, when the characteris- tic features of the individual mind have been unfolded. And I contend that much more than amusement ought ... ...fruits, gathered hastily and without effort, by a vagrant but thought- ful mind: through the coercion of its theme, sometimes it became ambitious; but... ...l value upon intellectual forwardness? Serene and capacious as my sister’s mind appeared to me upon after review, was that a charm for stealing away t... ...rsery audience, he did not pursue. For some time he turned his thoughts to philosophy, and read lectures to us every night upon some branch or other o... ...nded at last to join us; but there ended the course of lectures on natural philosophy. As it was impossible, however, that he should remain quiet, he ... ... Edinburgh. Lord Monboddo himself trod an eccentric path in literature and philosophy; and our tutor, who spent his whole life in reading, withdrawing...

...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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Chantry House

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...cs Series Pulication Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this docu- ment file, for any purpose, and in... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...ke him try to win a new character, but it only added a fresh terror to his mind; and nurse grew fond of manifesting her incredulity of his assertions ... ...y father and mother were both of the old-fash- ioned orthodox school, with minds formed on Jeremy Tay- lor, Blair, South, and Secker, who thought it t... ...amesake. However, when he took leave he repeated, as he kissed my mother, ‘Mind, Mary, don’t be set against the lad. That’s the way to make ‘em desper... ...rooms, but the light wasn’t to be seen except at Christmas. Griff with the philosophy of a university man, was certain that all was explained by Clare... ...more things in heaven and earth than were dreamt of in even an antiquary’s philosophy. He owned himself per- plexed, but reserved his opinion. At brea...

...Excerpt: The United Force of the younger generation has been brought upon me to record, with the aid of diaries and letters, the circumstances connected with Chantry House and my two dear elder brothers. Once this could not have been done without more...

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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY Edited with Introduction and Notes by Milton Ha... ...TE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...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... ... mother was a woman of strong character and emotions, as well as excellent mind, but she was excessively formal, and she seems to have inspired more a... ... boys read poetry, whether in verse or prose, and fewer still criticism or philosophy; to ev- ery normal boy the gate of good literature is the good s... ... the nation. 19 Thomas De Quincey There was an impression upon the public mind, natural enough from the continually augmenting velocity of the mail, ... ...to the uttermost its privilege of imperial precedency, and astonished weak minds by the feudal powers which I hinted to be lurking construc- tively in... ...een inordinate desire and stupid indifference; etc.” (Ueberweg, History of Philosophy, Vol. I, p. 169). Zeno, who died about 264 B.C., founded about 3... ...scrip- 103 Thomas De Quincey tions of battles, the Anglo-Saxon fatalistic philosophy teach- ing that, certain warriors entered the conflict faege, “d...

...Excerpt: Some portions of this Introduction have been taken from the Athenaeum Press Selections from De Quincey; many of the notes have also been transferred from that volume. A number of the new notes I owe to a review of the Selections by Dr. Lan...

.................................... 11 THE ENGLISH MAIL-COACH....................................................................13 SECTION I?THE GLORY OF MOTION .................................................................................. 13 GOING DOWN WITH VICTORY................................................................................................ 30 SECTIO...

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Vailima Letters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevens... ... Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and... ...Stevenson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document Fi... ...d have been more to the purpose than my cut- lass. Of a sudden things began to go strangely easier; I found stumps, bushing out again; my body began t... ... the flageolet, till glory should call me farmering. I took up at the fit time Lafaele and Mauga—Mauga, accent on the first, is a mountain, I don’t kn... ...he wood will silently and swiftly heal them up with fresh effervescence; the cunning sense of the tuitui, suffering itself to be touched with wind-swa... ...it’s really rather riper), the t’other thing from Seeley, and I’ll tell you, you may put in my letter to the Church of Scotland—it’s not written amiss... ...St. Ives has paid the penalty. I must not let you be disappointed in St. I. It is a mere tissue of adventures; the central figure not very well or ver...

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Love and Life an Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...s Series Publication Love and Life by Charlotte M. Yonge 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 per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...che, the soul or life, whose emblem is the butterfly, thus even in heathen philosophy strained towards the higher Love, just glimpsed at for a while. ... ... I was so much terrified lest he should speak to me that I had much ado to mind my steps. I know he had white gloves and diamond shoe-buck- les, and t... ...han our dear mamma?” “No, indeed! lovely was never the word for her, to my mind,” said Betty; “her face always seemed to me more like that of one of t... ...I am vexed beyond measure that he should have seen such rusticity.” “Never mind, dear Harriet. Most likely it was no such per- son, for it was not wel... ...t she never found out that it was an elaborate exposition of the Newtonian philosophy, including Mr. Arden’s views of the miracle at the battle Beth-h... ...uld, and if Mr. Arden’s sermon had not been of Solomon’s extent of natural philosophy, and so full of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin that she could not foll...

...Excerpt: Preface to the Second Edition. The first edition of this tale was put forth without explaining the old fable on which it was founded--a fable recurring again and again in fairy myths, though not traceable in the classic world till a very late period, when it appeared among ...

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St. Ives : Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... ! "# ... ... ! "# ! St. Ives, The Adventures of a French Prisoner in England by Robert Lou... ...a French Prisoner in England by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...lumn to Flora. The next day, as I sat in my place, I became conscious there was some one standing near; and behold, it was her- self! I kept my seat, ... ...proportionately strong. In the inky blackness of the shed, it was impossible to see his eyes; and from the suppleness of the wands, I did not like to ... ...: I had no idea I was applying the torture!’ The same afternoon the doctor came into the courtyard with a piece of paper in his hand. He seemed hot an... ...rew ashamed of it—and put all the money back where it had come from: there let it take its chance, like better people! In short, I set Rowley a poor e...

Excerpt: St. Ives, The Adventures of a French Prisoner in England by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Sappho's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...poet Sappho back to life in a finely crafted novel that reveals her sense of beauty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a carefu... ...ty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a careful study of ancient Greece and Sappho’s surviving fragments of poetry, Bartlett re... ...ving fragments of poetry, Bartlett recreates Sappho in a lyrical account of the life, passion, fears, and faith of this remarkable woman whose inti... ... xiii PREFACE Steven James Bartlett Senior Research Professor of Philosophy, Oregon State University and Visiting Scholar in Psychology & ... ...iest ones, and read several passages. But I could not continue; I felt my mind wrapped in fog; my hands became icy. I shut my eyes and said to mysel... ...me and suggested we stroll in private. Obviously, he had something on his mind! He began by offering me an exquisite scarab, saying he had purchased... ...c as an amphora; little by little I must mold its lines on the wheel of my mind. It is the structure, containing the song. It must be graceful, stron...

...In Sappho’s Journal, the author brings the famous Greek poet Sappho back to life in a finely crafted novel that reveals her sense of beauty, her loves, her reflections, her inner world. Based on a careful study of ancient Greece and Sappho’s surviving fragments of poetry, Bartlett recreates Sappho in a lyrical account of the life, passion, fears, a...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...nd that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife t... ...hree days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it. Every pers... ...ance in any inn had more in com mon with one another than they, the members of the family and household of the Oblonskys. The wife did not leave her ... ...miled joyously: not because there was anything particularly agreeable in his mind— the joyous smile was evoked by a good digestion. But this joyous sm... ...e’ll go and dine somewhere together.” “Capital. So good bye till then.” “Now mind, you’ll forget, I know you, or rush off home to the country!” Stepan... ... but his brother was not alone. With him there was a well known professor of philosophy, who had come from Harkov expressly to clear up a difference t... ...life and death to himself, which had of late been more and more often in his mind. As he listened to his brother’s argument with the professor, he not... ...She knew, too, that he was really interested in books dealing with politics, philosophy, and theology, that art was utterly foreign to his nature; but... ... art, but made it his duty to read everything. She knew that in politics, in philosophy, in theology, Alexey Alexandrovitch often had doubts, and made...

... had been a governess in their family, and she had announced to her husband that she could not go on living in the same house with him. This position of affairs had now lasted three days, and not only the husband and wife themselves, but all the members of their family and household, were painfully conscious of it. Every person in the house felt that there was no sense in ...

...Table of Contents: Part I 1 -- Chapter 1, 1 -- Chapter 2, 3 -- Chapter 3, 6 -- Chapter 4, 9 -- Chapter 5, 13 -- Chapter 6, 20 -- Chapter 7, 23 -- Chapter 8, 24 -- Chapter 9, 27 -- Chapter 10, 32 -- Chapter 11, 38 -- Chapter 12, 42 ...

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