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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group... ...roduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vakn... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...free anthologies here: http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! ... ...Even as she was being wooed by her regal paramour - and while still being married to Ernest Aldrich Simpson, who knew of the Prince's attentions a... ... So reveal documents released in January 2003 by the Public Record Office in the United Kingdom. Trundle is described as a "very charming adventu... ...to (428-347 BC). An Egyptian priest was supposed to have described it to the Greek statesman Solon (638-559 BC). The priest insisted that Atlanti... ...y regime in her homeland and has won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize. Her mother was ambassador to India in the 1960s. She is cherished by all her co... ...rants flooded the new state. Young men in Canada West left in droves for the United States due to a shortage of agricultural land. The 1849 Gold ...

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

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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...LORY AND MAJESTY BY JUAN JOSAFAT BEN-EZRA, A CONVERTED JEW TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH, WITH A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE, BY THE REV. EDWAR... ...Y...................................................................................113 TO THE READER. ................................................. .............................................................383 -1- DEDICATION. To the C HURCH OF C HRIST of all denominations who Worship Go... ...ou, dearly beloved in the Lord, and as a friend and brother I do entreat you, yea, as a ambassador of the great God our Saviour, whose servants you a... ...umber seven be disposed to regard them as including in some larger sense the successive states of the whole Christian church up to the coming of the ... ...one another in the great object of our hopes, instead of being thereby concentrated and united from all places, and all times, and all conditions. N... ...the necessity of sacrificing our natural affections for Christ’s sake? then we shall be united to all Christ’s people, in closer union than husband ... ... its accomplishment must be looked for in visible objects, not in invisible or spiritual states, which so far from contravening, I shall have to make... ...igh office of mediators between him and the other races of his creatures; to become the ambassadors of his kingdom, the counsellors of his mind, the...

The coming of the Messiah.

...ALL that I have to say to thee, my venerable friend Christophilus, reduces itself to the serious and formal examination of one single point; which, in the present constitution or system of the church and the world, appears to me of the highe...

...CONTENTS DEDICATION...1 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE BY THE TRANSLATOR.....3 PART II...32 CHAPTER I.....33 CHAPTER II....46 CHAPTER III ....67 CHAPTER IV....85 CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY...113 TO THE READER....129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK ...130 DEDECATION....135 PREFACE.....1...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia a... ...E FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descriptions of the First Visits Made by Europeans to the Wild Races of the World; FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF ADVANCING ... ... OF ADVANCING CIVILIZATION FROM THE CAVES OF BARBARISM AND THE CRUDE CORACLE TO THE CHRISTIANIZING OF THE GLOBE. DESCRIBING SUPERSTITIONS APPERTAIN... ...vor of his soldiers -- An overture for peace -- Cortez orders the hands of the ambassadors cut off -- His triumphal entrance into the Tlascalan capita... ...ave driven animal life towards the tropics? And may we not also infer from the united evidences of lofty mountains, deep valleys, high tablelands, isl... ... which was a large town called Syntra. This has also disappeared. Eratosthenes states that Spain and Barbara were at one time connected, and that the ... ...ved him with signs of hostility, which they manifested by cries and groans. He states that the island had three volcanoes which continually belched fo... ...BATTLE. ZINGIS' power continued rapidly to increase until at length he sent an ambassador to Umcan, entreating him to bestow his daughter upon him to ... ...ed of extreme cold. On the 26th of May following, the three vessels were again united and entered the South Sea, but were almost immediately dispersed...

...Thrilling narratives of voyages, discoveries, adventures, battles, darings and sufferings of the heroic characters, bold explorers and dauntless spirits who have made ocean history and established christian supremacy over the most savage lands of the earth. Reciting astonishing incidents and perilous undertakings amo...

...The Rolling Stone of History. -- Surprising revelations -- Ancient Cities that are now no more -- Effects of Cataclysms upon the human race -- The rise and fall of nations -- Cave dwellers who became masters of the world -- T...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...ija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2006 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial ed... ...roduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vakn... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...ww.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! ... ... O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United States I. The Roots of Anti-Americanism II. Containing the Un... ...erica, the Reluctant Empire V. The Democratic Ideal and New Colonialism VI. Add Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed Sta... ... War or Just a War? The Roots of Anti-Americanism By: Dr. Sam Vaknin The United States is one of the last remaining land empires. That it is mad... ...s brewing in the corridors of power with regards to the proposed budget for 2004-5. Ambassador Patrick Kennedy, United States Representative for Uni... ...regime's energy problems. According to the Korean daily, The Chosun Ilbo, Russian Ambassador to Seoul, Teymuraz Ramishvili, revealed that discussi...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...produced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Au... ...dija Rangelovska – 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-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit my United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! ... ...DONIA C O N T E N T S I. Terrorists and Freedom Fighters II. Macedonia to the Macedonians III. The Black Hand IV. The Insurgents and t... ...the attrition war against the Russians and the Turks. In 1885, Bulgaria was at last united - north and formerly Turk-occupied south - under the Krem... ... A third group (and Delcev was, for a time, among them) wanted a federation of all states Balkan with an equal standing for a Macedonian polity (au... ...hema. The Serbs and Hungarians aspired to ethnically and culturally homogenous states and were willing to apply violence towards the achievemen... ..., for we, Albanians, have suffered too much to forget." Isa Boletini, leaving the Ambassadors Conference in London, 1913 "Instead of using th... ...e well into the next century worrying about a Greater Albania." Christopher Hill, Ambassador to Macedonia, 1999 "There is no excuse for that, eve...

...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 ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...right January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms an... ...ht January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and ... ...e various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the title. The word: ‘Splitness’ is used to describe two complimentar... ...nd in dictionaries: beginning with the title. The word: ‘Splitness’ is used to describe two complimentary, simultaneous conditions: Connection, an... .... Cause and Effect can also be defined by Newton’s Third Law of Motion which states: “For every action: there is an equal and opposite reaction.” ... .... Then there would be no black hole at all. Newton’s Third Law of Motion states: “For every action: there is an equal and opposite reaction.” ... ...hese two sources. If Russia had not bankrupted itself by trying to match the United States in its atomic nuclear capabilities for global destruction... ...hat the highest concentration is at the top, not at the bottom. Today in the United States: 1% of its population holds 40% of its wealth, 4% of its ... ...le penises of other Nations. Just as Idi Amin once remarked to a shocked ambassador in a reception; when he sensed the more civilized, more sym...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic ...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans ...

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Periyar's Views on Untouchability

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

... K. Kandasamy e-mail: dr.k.kandasamy@gamil.com Translation of the speeches and writings of Periyar from Tamil by Meena Kandasa... ...anslated from Tamil by Meena Kandasamy Many books can be downloaded from the following E-Library of Science: http://www.gallup.unm.edu/~smaran... ... ISBN: 1931233-00-4 Standard Address Number: 297-5092 Printed in the United States of America 3 PERIYAR, THE PROPHET ... ... 1931233-00-4 Standard Address Number: 297-5092 Printed in the United States of America 3 PERIYAR, THE PROPHET OF THE... ... Properties and Models 13 1.3 Fuzzy Relational Maps 18 1.4 An Introduction to Neutrosophy and some Neutrosophic algebraic structures 22 1.5 Ne... ...TION A FUZZY AND NEUTROSOPHIC ANALYSIS 2.1 Analysis of untouchability due to Hindu religion using FCMs and NCMs 43 2.2 Analysis of discriminat... ... hidden pattern of the situation. As we have a very well known theory, which states that the strength of the data depends on, the number of experts... ..., we can know the problems and sufferings of the other castes so that we can unitedly help them come out of their problems. Except the selfish lazy... ...nable to rectify it.”—The world will know this. Nehru cannot fly as the peace ambassador in international politics. I will certainly create this sit...

....R.Narayanan was a lauded hero and a distinguished victim of his Dalit background. Even in an international platform when he was on an official visit to Paris, the media headlines blazed, ‘An Untouchable at Elysee’. He was visibly upset and it proved that a Dalit who rose up to such heights was never spared from the pangs of outcaste-ness and untouchability, which is based...

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North America Volume Two

By: Anthony Trollope

...ication North America: Volume Two by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ..................................... 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES ................................................................ .............................. 164 CHAPTER IX: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES ....................................................................... ......................... 226 CHAPTER XI: THE LA W COURTS AND LA WYERS OF THE UNITED STATES ........................................... 242 CHAPTER XII: ... .................. 226 CHAPTER XI: THE LA W COURTS AND LA WYERS OF THE UNITED STATES ........................................... 242 CHAPTER XII: THE FIN... ...aking the place of our Parliament, but simply a congress of del- egates or ambassadors, two or three from each State, who were to act in accordance wi... ...y two-thirds of the Senators present in executive session. He appoints all ambassadors and other public officers— but subject to the confirmation of t...

........................................................................................................................................ 30 CHAPTER III: THE CAUSES OF THE WAR .......................................................................................................... 47 CHAPTER IV: WASHINGTON TO ST. LOUIS ............................................................

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State Universit... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. T... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Por... ...ronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni versity, Electronic Classics ... ...ransmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni versity, Electronic Classics Series ... ...ble Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy acce... ...al works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 1998 The Pennsyl... ...; with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties and to appoint ambassadors and other officers; to give to Congress information of the st... ...e had a distinguished career as a Senator, Congressman, Cabinet officer, and ambassador. The oath of office was administered by Chief Justice Roger Ta...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...e and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2002 The Pennsylva... ...e eleven years that separated the Declaration of the In- dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our writ... ...n years that separated the Declaration of the In- dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Con... ...on, all of whom were young men, in building upon the Inde- pendence of the United States that wisest and best plan of general government that was ever... ... of whom were young men, in building upon the Inde- pendence of the United States that wisest and best plan of general government that was ever devise... ...ty are the first conditions of the Fed- eral jurisdiction – Suits in which ambassadors are engaged – Suits of the Union – Of a separate State – By who... ...tions were therefore admitted to be the basis of the Federal jurisdiction. Ambassadors are the representatives of nations in a state of amity with the...

...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 th...

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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

... Staff List xiii–xiv Preface xv 1. “WE HAVE SOME PLANES” 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National C... ... Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–... ...(1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) ... ...996–1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing 71 3.2 Adaptation—and No... ...d in the White House 98 3.7 . . . and in the Congress 102 4. RESPONSES TO AL QAEDA’S INITIAL ASSAULTS 108 4.1 Before the Bombings in Kenya and T... ...MS 215 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembling the Teams 231 7.4 Final Strategies and... ...5 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembling the Teams 231 7.4 Final Strategies and Tactic... ...ition of emphasizing service in the field over service in Washington. Even ambassadors, however, often found host governments not only making connecti... ...since terrorist incidents of this period usually ended in negotiations, an ambassador or other embassy official was the logical person to represent U....

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans an...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin?s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of B...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 5 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...olumes V olume 5 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume Five is a publica... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2002 The Pennsylva... ...dvocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South.” Judge Douglas makes us... ...question is settled. He says the bill he introduced into the Senate of the United States on the 4th day of January, 1854, settled the slavery question... ...n is settled. He says the bill he introduced into the Senate of the United States on the 4th day of January, 1854, settled the slavery question foreve... ...s that in that year there were over four hundred thousand mulattoes in the United States. Now let us take what is called an Abolition State—the Republ... ... ASHINGTON, March 16, 1861 209 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Five AMBASSADORIAL APPOINTMENTS TO SECRETARY SEW ARD. EXECUTIVE MANSION, MARCH 1... ...dependence of a new power. It is [quasi] direct recognition to receive its ambassadors, minis- ters, agents, or commissioners officially. A concession...

...Excerpt: Sydney Spring. My dear sir, your letter introducing Mr. Faree was duly received. There was no opening to nominate him for Superintendent of Public Instruction, but through him Egypt made a most valuable contribution to the convention. I think it may be fairly said that he came off the lion of the day--or rather of the night. ...

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The French Revolution a History Volume Three

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ree by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle is a publ... ...Revolution: A History (Volume Three) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ...e, have pre- cisely this problem to solve. Under the name and nickname of ‘statesmen, hommes d’etat,’ of ‘moderate-men, moderantins, ’ of Brissotins, ... ... At home this Killing of a King has divided all friends; and abroad it has united all enemies. Fraternity of Peoples, Revo- lutionary Propagandism; At... ...r life. England signifies to Citizen Chauvelin, the Ambas- sador or rather Ambassador’s-Cloak, that he must quit the country in eight days. Ambassador... ...x eclats,’ at the gentilities and superfine airs of these Girondin “men of statesmanship,” with their pedantries, plausibilities, pusillanimities: “th... ...own side: and now there is no Election, or only the third of one. Black is united with white against this clause of the Two-thirds; all the Unruly of ...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History (Volume Three).

...Contents VOLUME III. THE GUILLOTINE................................................................................................................................. 6 BOOK 3.I. SEPTEMBER ..............................................................

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Plutarchs Lives Volume One

By: Hugh Clough

...lutarch’s Lives – Volume One trans. Arthur Hugh Clough is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ...rom the gods. Both warriors; that by all the world’s allowed. Both of them united with strength of body an equal vigor mind; and of the two most famou... ...st and sacrifice, which he called Panathenaea, or the sacrifice of all the united Athenians. He instituted also another sacrifice, called Metoecia, or... ...e Pitthean maid, To your town the terms and fates, My father gives of many states. Be not anxious nor afraid; The bladder will not fail so swim On the... ...actions of his former life. Theseus was now fifty years old, as Hellanicus states, when he carried off Helen, who was yet too young to be married. Som... ...o their good behavior, and being solicitous for their daughters, they sent ambassadors to Romulus with fair and equitable requests, that he would retu... ...ifth year of the reign of Tatius, some of his friends and kinsmen, meeting ambassadors coming from Laurentum to Rome, attempted on the road to take aw...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...an Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...Docu ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Copyright © 1999 The Pennsylvania State University The... ...er mistaken. Prejudiced, I never have been otherwise than in favour of the United States. No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a st... ...aken. Prejudiced, I never have been otherwise than in favour of the United States. No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a stronger ... ...Prejudiced, I am not, and never have been, otherwise than in favour of the United States. I have many friends in America, I feel a grateful interest i... ...ced, I am not, and never have been, otherwise than in favour of the United States. I have many friends in America, I feel a grateful interest in the c... ...ited the pre sents which have been made from time to time to the American ambassadors at foreign courts by the various potentates to whom they were t...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existenc...

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A Book of Golden Deeds

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ic Classics Series Publication A Book of Golden Deeds is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...ave called forth the actions that delight us. And this enthusiasm is often united with the utmost tenderness of heart, the very appreciation of suffer... ...pus was killed by lightning, and the two sisters re- turned to Thebes. The united armies of the seven chiefs against Thebes came on, led by Polynices.... ...Caspian to the Red Sea, was marshalling his forces against the little free states that nestled amid the rocks and gulfs of the Eastern Mediterranean. ... ...mpire was about to launch his countless host against the little cluster of states, the whole of which together would hardly equal one prov- ince of th... ...d not come in to them, came out to hold their meeting in the Campagna. The ambassadors spoke first, then Regulus, standing up, said, as one repeating ... ...peace, and an exchange of prison- ers.’ He then turned to go away with the ambassadors, as a stranger might not be present at the deliberations of the...

...Preface: As the most striking lines of poetry are the most hackneyed, because they have grown to be the common inheritance of all the world, so many of the most noble deeds that earth can show have become the best known, and enjoyed thei...

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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass. With an Introduction. By James M'Cune Smith

By: Frederick Douglas

...cation My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglas is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Edi- tor, nor anyo... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...umulating, not from the ranks of the half-freed colored people of the free states, but from the very depths of slavery itself; the indestructible equa... ...rgan of the downtrodden, edited and published by one of themselves, in the United States. 13 Frederick Douglas The result of this visit was, that on ... ... the downtrodden, edited and published by one of themselves, in the United States. 13 Frederick Douglas The result of this visit was, that on his ret... ... Frederick Douglas The result of this visit was, that on his return to the United States, he established a newspaper. This proceeding was sorely again... ...pitality; for while he starved us, he stuffed them. Three or four of these ambassadors of the gospel—according to slavery—have been there at a time; a...

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The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

... (1915) (1915) (1915) A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...ittering possibilities, he did not say what he was going to be, proconsul, ambassador, statesman, for days. And he talked vaguely of wanting to do som... ...sibilities, he did not say what he was going to be, proconsul, ambassador, statesman, for days. And he talked vaguely of wanting to do something fine,... ... himself until he congests in cities that have no sense of citizenship and states that have no structure; the clumsy, inconsecutive lying and chatter ... ...If you are going for the handsome thing in life then the world has to be a united world, Benham, as a matter of course. That was settled when the rail... ...ries and creeds, and so on, that stand in the way. Just as Italy had to be united in spite of all the rotten little dukes and princes and republics, j...

Excerpt: The Research Magnificent by H. G. Wells.

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...te Two Volumes in One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a p... ...Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publica- tion project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ... so resonant; and Hilda with her slender scream, piercing farther than the united uproar of the rest—began to shriek, halloo, and bel- low, with the u... ...reditary staircase for the last time, leaving it to be the thoroughfare of ambassadors, English noblemen, American millionnaires, artists, tradesmen, ... ...age of us in this respect. The slender thread of silk or cotton keeps them united with the small, familiar, gentle interests of life, the continually ... ... of the avenues, and crowned them with busts of that multitude of worthies—statesmen, heroes, artists, men of letters and of song—whom the whole world... ...me a commission to carve the one-and-thirty (is that the num- ber?) sister States, each pouring a silver stream from a sepa- rate can into one vast ba... ...s, and regiments of cavalry, to a middle region of princes, cardinals, and ambassadors, and an upper tier of artists, just beneath the unattainable sk...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Miriam, Hilda, Kenyon, Donatello Four individuals, in whose fortunes we should be glad to interest the reader, happened to be standing in one of the saloons of the sculpture-gallery in the Capitol at Rome. It was that room (the first, after ascending the staircase) in the centre of which reclines the noble and ...

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Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...ies Publication Beauchamp’s Career by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy acce... ...orks of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis; Joseph Turner: Sun Setting ov... ...g of the country, which is at all events an office of a kind. Hereupon the ambassador of yonder ireful soldiery let fall a word, saying, by the faith ... ...hile Lords and Commons suggest the decapitation of the leading figure. The united three, however, no longer cast re- flections on one another, and wer... ...ent. Commander Beauchamp, in responding to the invitation of the great and united Liberal party of the borough of Bevisham, obeyed the inspirations of... ...ead of ancient Egyp- tians in spirituality or in priestcraft! They call it statesman- ship. O for a word for it! Let Palsy and Cunning go to form a wo... ... words with the fluency of ancient his- torians relating what great kings, ambassadors, or Generals may well have uttered on State occasions, but if y... ...ics of impatience. The study of politics should be guided by some light of states- manship, otherwise it comes to this wild preaching. These men are t...

...Excerpt: The Champion Of His Country. When young Nevil Beauchamp was throwing off his midshipman?s jacket for a holiday in the garb of peace, we had across Channel a host of dreadful military officers flashing swords at us for some cr...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...says and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2005 The Pennsylva... ... is thus al- ready made to what is technically known as Voluntaryism. TheUnited Secession,’ that is the old collective body of Scottish Dissenters, ... ...uation, combined with one of their two characteristic principles. The same United Secession journal openly anticipates an- other and more diffusive re... ...mes demanded, it was essential that they should be wielded by a first-rate statesman, sup- ported by a first-rate soldier. The statesman and the soldi... ..., the Resolution, and her consort, the Adventure, were as much independent states and objects of lawful war to the is- landers, as Owyhee, in the Sand... ...gth, as e.g. in the case of the gentle victim lady Jane Grey,] the Spanish ambassador seems to us at least four- teen feet high; and his legs meant fo... ...dor seems to us at least four- teen feet high; and his legs meant for some ambassador who happened to be twenty-seven feet high. L L L L LORD CARLISLE...

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

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...Grimshawe’s Secret: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ... more than vague reveries—it was im possible to guess. They were of those states of mind, prob ably, which are beyond the sphere of human language, ... ...till be a dream, which, under the unknown laws which govern such psychical states, had brought out thus vividly figures, devices, words, forgotten sin... ...end. A large letter was delivered to him, bearing the official seal of the United States, and the indorsement of the State De partment; a very import... ...alculated to honor. He drank the health of the Honorable Edward Redclyffe, Ambassador of the United States to the Court of Hohen Linden. Our English c... .... He drank the health of the Honorable Edward Redclyffe, Ambassador of the United States to the Court of Hohen Linden. Our English cousins received th... ...shawe s Secret took to the health of the Queen, and another to that of the Ambassador to Hohen Linden. It is the only way, when a man has this vast la...

...Preface: A preface generally begins with a truism; and I may set out with the admission that it is not always expedient to bring to light the posthumous work of great writers. A man generally contrives to publish, during his lifetime, quite as much as the public has time or inclination to read; and...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...wo Volumes Volume One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a p... ...n, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publica- tion project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ... so resonant; and Hilda with her slender scream, piercing farther than the united uproar of the rest—began to shriek, halloo, and bel- low, with the u... ...reditary staircase for the last time, leaving it to be the thoroughfare of ambassadors, English noblemen, American millionnaires, artists, tradesmen, ... ...age of us in this respect. The slender thread of silk or cotton keeps them united with the small, familiar, gentle interests of life, the continually ... ... of the avenues, and crowned them with busts of that multitude of worthies—statesmen, heroes, artists, men of letters and of song—whom the whole world... ...me a commission to carve the one-and-thirty (is that the num- ber?) sister States, each pouring a silver stream from a sepa- rate can into one vast ba...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Miriam, Hilda, Kenyon, Donatello Four individuals, in whose fortunes we should be glad to interest the reader, happened to be standing in one of the saloons of the sculpture-gallery in the Capitol at Rome. It was that room (the first, after ascending the staircase) in the centre of which reclines the noble and ...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

... and Other Essays by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them, and as such is a part of the Pennsylvania State Univer... ... as well as English, and that answered very well. English and alien poets, statesmen, artists, heroes, battles, plagues, cataclysms, revolutions—we sh... ...grew with a rush; it brought inspiration and cheer with it. Midnight saw a united community, full of zeal and pluck, and with a clearly defined and we... ...is secure. The commercial millionaire may become a beggar; the illustrious statesman can make a vital mistake and be dropped and forgotten; the illust... ... Spain. America consists from north to south about five hundred miles. The United States is quite a small country compared with some other countrys, b... ...ent three years there. Thence he went to Paris in the train of the English Ambassador, and there he mingled daily with the wise, the cultured, the gre...

...................................................................................................................................................... 4 THE DEATH OF JEAN ............................................................................................................................................ 75 THE TURNING-POINT OF MY LIFE .....................................

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...ing play of instinctive passion and desire against too abstract a dream of statesmanship. But things that seemed to lie very far apart in Machiavelli’... ... a condition of affairs infinitely more complex, in which every prince and statesman is something of a servant and every intelligent human being somet... ...with a north-country quality in his speech. We made reassuring noises. The Ambassador of the Workers stirred his tea earnestly through an uncomfortabl... ...o Republican and Democrat, for example, and you have the conditions in the United States. The Crown or a dethroned dynasty, the Estab- lished Church o... ... of their possible babies in the fur- naces that run the machinery. In the United States the na- tive Anglo-American strain has scarcely increased at ...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...y of this little novel to a beautiful girl of seventeen, the daughter of a statesman in Westmoreland, not designing any deception (nor so much as any ... ...ency to lawless and gigantesque ideals of adventur- ous life; under which, united with the duelling code of Eu- rope, many things would become trivial... ... a sentiment as pity, in the fact of both from so early an age having been united in the calamity of orphan- age,—go where they might, these young wom... ...end “single-handed” with France; and, finally, the public brutality to our ambassador, had prepared us all for war. But, then, might not all this blow... ...th, concentrated in a small number of hands, exists in various continental states upon a larger scale than with us, moderately large estates, on the o... ... them, so as almost to reach the ante-chapel, stood the imperial legate or ambassador. This nobleman advanced to the crowd of Klosterheimers, and spok...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, fir...

...s MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. .......................................................... 4 EXPLANATORY NOTICES...................................................................................................

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

... Publication One of Our Conquerors by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy acce... ...orks of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ...s true; it drives the whirligig circle round and round the single existing central point; but it is enriched with applause of the boys and girls of bo... ...tence, haunted him, each swelling to possession of him in turn; until they united to head a plunge into retro- spects; which led to his reviewing the ... ...e slight American accent con- tracted during a lengthened residence in the United States is no bar to the patriotism urging him to pay his visit of ex... ...t American accent con- tracted during a lengthened residence in the United States is no bar to the patriotism urging him to pay his visit of expo- sit... ...the wife of the ex-Premier, widow of Prince Le Boo, engaged to the Chinese Ambassador, et caetera. Leave the tussle with that woman to me. No, we don’...

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The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

... by Anthony T rollope A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy acce... ...orks of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ...ad gone rather deep into poli- tics, and that he was entitled to call many statesmen asses 15 Anthony Trollope because they did not see the things wh... ... lous of matrons are talked out of their virtue; the most expe- rienced of statesmen are talked out of their principles. And who can really calculate ... ...ernment, —the work of getting a team together had been accomplished by the united energy of the two dukes and other friends. The filling up of the gre... ...was not one there in the room who did not know that it was the wish of the united families that Arthur Fletcher should marry Emily Wharton, and also t... ...eive the whole fashionable world of England and many distinguished foreign ambassadors at your ancestral halls, not solely for social delight,—for a m...

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...The Federalist Papers A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Federalist Papers is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ...overnment, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehend... ...nt, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehending in ... ...rivate circles of those who oppose the new Constitution, that the thirteen States are of too great extent for any general system, and that we must of ... ...he prosperity of the people of America depended on their continuing firmly united, and the wishes, prayers, and efforts of our best and wisest citizen... ...? The imbecility of our government even forbids them to treat with us. Our ambassadors abroad are the mere pageants of mimic sovereignty. Is a violent... ...ad the sole and exclusive right of peace and war; of sending and receiving ambassadors; of entering into treaties and alliances; of appointing a chief...

...Excerpt: To the People of the State of New York: After an unequivocal experience of the inefficacy of the subsisting federal government, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The sub...

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Salammbo

By: Gustave Flaubert

...tion tion tion tion tion Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy acce... ...orks of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2000 The Pennsylva... ... services, and he came to be loved by them. However, they were awaiting an ambassador from Carthage to bring them mules laden with baskets of gold; an... ...ep arch. The Military Harbour was completely separated from the town; when ambassadors arrived, they had to proceed between two walls through a passag... ...nd ran after his troops, who were hastening towards those from Utica. They united so rapidly that the Suffet had not time to draw up his men in battle... ...pire. Strengthened by Punic money , the adventurer had raised the Numidian States with promises of freedom. But Narr’ Havas, warned by his nurse’ s so... ...ed at almost the same time there existed differences between their various states of corruption. The men of the North were puffed up with livid swelli... ...barians would find themselves driven to the edge of the sea, and all those united forces would crush them. This would infallibly happen. Thus no means...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ORY by THOMAS CARLYLE A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the ... ...Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... .............................................................. 76 BOOK 1.IV . STATES-GENERAL ............................................................... ... with the whole pomp of astonished intoxicated France, will be opening the States- General. Dubarrydom and its D’Aiguillons are gone forever. There is... ...c Oath, of the One- 70 The French Revolution and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new- idea, which, in these coming years, shall ... ...entation,’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,... ...im place in the grand Federation, having an undoubted interest in it. “Our ambassador titles,” said the fervid Clootz, “are not writ- ten on parchment... ... Paris being so suspicious, were it not perhaps good to write your Foreign Ambassadors an ostensible Constitutional Letter; desiring all Kings and men...

Excerpt: The French Revolution. A History.

...Contents THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY.......................................................................................................... 12 VOLUME I.?THE BASTILLE ...............................................................

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...Publication Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2000 The Pennsylva... ...r author, in which Sen- timent and History, or the True and Beautiful, are united. CHAPTER XXIV BUTTON’S IN PALL MALL. THOSE WHO FREQUENT the dismal a... ...shee had refused fifty thousand tomauns from Count Boutenieff, the Russian Ambassador, for that little marvel. When his head was taken off, the Father... ...sques the Ottomans was saved from ruin; the Marchioness of Stokepogis, our ambassador’s lady, appeared in a suite of diamonds which outblazed even the... ...g waits.” The Bishop ran off, with more than youthful agility, to seek the United States’ Minister. “These Republi- cans,” he added, confidentially, a... ....” The Bishop ran off, with more than youthful agility, to seek the United States’ Minister. “These Republi- cans,” he added, confidentially, and with... ...cique with him.” In fact, as the monarch spoke, the Minister of the United States made his appearance, followed by a gigantic warrior in the garb of h...

...Excerpt: VOL I. In the morning of life the truthful wooed the beautiful, and their offspring was Love. Like his Divine parents, He is eternal. He has his Mother?s ravishing smile; his Father?s steadfast eyes. He rises every day, fresh and glori...

................ 5 BUTTON?S IN PALL MALL.............................................................................................................. 9 THE CONDEMNED CELL. ..............................................................................................................12 CODLINGSBY ....................................................................................

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Considerations on Representative Government

By: John Stuart Mill

...ons on Representative Government by John Stuart Mill is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2004 The Pennsylva... ...equisites of civilized life have nothing else to rest on. These deplorable states of feel ing, in any people who have emerged from savage life, are, ... ...n all respects an adequate one, of the Pnyx and the Forum. There have been states of society in which even a monarchy of any great territorial extent ... ... and convictions of those whose personal position is different, and by the united authority of the instructed. When, therefore, the instructed in gene... ... in the opposite type. The striving, go ahead character of England and the United States is only a fit subject of disapproving criticism on ac count ... ...tituents? Should he be the organ of their sentiments, or of his own? their ambassador to a congress, or their professional agent, empowered not only t... ... instructions, they had to refer back to their constituents, exactly as an ambassador does to the government from which he is accredited. In this and ...

...Preface: Those who have done me the honor of reading my previous writings will probably receive no strong impression of novelty from the present volume; for the principles are those to which I have been working up during the greater part of my life, and mos...

............................................................................................................................................ 4 Chapter I To What Extent Forms of Government are a Matter of Choice ............................................................. 5 Chapter II The Criterion of a Good Form of Government ....................................................

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES... ...Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of litera- ture, in English, to free and easy acce... ...orks of litera- ture, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2005 The Pennsylva... ...of men of learn- ing, but upon the public conduct of princes and sovereign states. I have endeavoured, in the fourth book, to explain as fully and dis... ...e sea. The navigation of the Danube is of very little use to the different states of Bavaria, Austria, and Hungary, in comparison of what it would be,... ...ivided into any number of parts, as by fusion those parts can easily be re-united again; a quality which no other equally durable commodities possess,... ...nerally the same, or very nearly the same, through the greater part of the united king- dom. These, and most other things which are sold by retail, th... ...have been Queen Elizabeth. She received them as a present from the Spanish ambassador. Both in the coarse and in the fine woollen manufacture, the mac... ...re, or if the country was worth the conquering. Plano Carpino, a monk sent ambassador from the king of France to one of the sons of the famous Gengis ...

Excerpt: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

...Contents INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRI...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...says and Other Papers: Volume One by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2005 The Pennsylva... ... dogs. Hypocrisy, the cringing of sycophants, and the credulities of fear, united to conceal this misotheism; but we may be sure that it was widely di... ...ly, is found the outermost expansion, the centrifugal, of the TO catholic, united with the innermost centripetal of the personal con- sciousness. Had,... ...the following little diplomatic secret:—On the rise of the Parthian power, ambassadors had been sent to Antipater, the father of Herod, offering the P... ...ontemplated in general rules. The tendency of such varia- tions is, in all states of complex civilization, to absolute in- finity.* It is our present ... ...—The Emperor Charles V., at different periods, twice invaded the piratical states in the north of Africa. The last of these invasions, directed agains... ...an. The case was then everywhere as at this day it is in Persia. A Persian ambassador to London or Paris might boast that, in his native Iran, no such...

....................4 PROTESTANTISM............................................................................................................... 39 ON THE SUPPOSED SCRIPTURAL EXPRESSION FOR ETERNITY ................................ 90 JUDAS ISCARIOT.............................................................................................................. 103 ON HUME?S AR...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...E OF THE BEAGLE by Charles Darwin A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ...ing of a hard glossy substance with a pearly lus- tre, which is intimately united to the surface of the rocks. This, when examined with a lens, is fou... ...es, finely coni- cal at both ends. Two of these are shown in the wood- cut united together. They vary in length from .04 to .06, and even to .08 of an... ...mpelled to vomit up the carrion it may have recently gorged. Lastly, Azara states that several Carranchas, five or six together, will unite in chase o... ...from the last species, as it never occurs southward of lat. 41 degs. Azara states that there exists a tradition that these birds, at the time of the c... ... and the other three were taken alive. They turned out to be messengers or ambassadors from a large body of Indians, united in the common cause of def... ...st of mare’s flesh was ready, and the dance prepared: in the morn- ing the ambassadors were to have returned to the Cordillera. They were remarkably f...

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ... infusions. Every thing the individual sees without him corresponds to his states of mind, and every thing is in turn intelli- gible to him, as his on... .... A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has s... ... consciousness of a train of great days and victories behind. They shed an united light on the advancing actor. He is attended as by a visible escort ... ... the windows, and the gnomes and vices also. By all the vir- tues they are united. If there be virtue, all the vices are known as such; they confess a... ...nguished Vesuvius by pouring into it the Bay of Naples; Spahi, the Persian ambassador; and Tul Wil Shan, the exiled nabob of Nepaul, whose saddle is t...

...Excerpt: History. There is one mind common to all individual men. Every man is an inlet to the same and to all of the same. He that is once admitted to the right of reason is made a freeman of the whole estate. What Plato has thought, he may think; what a saint has fe...

.................................................................................................................................................... 127 THE OVER-SOUL .................................................................................................................................................. 137 IX. THE OVER-SOUL .............................................

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The Magic Skin

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ted by Ellen Marriage A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication ... ... Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...Docu- ment File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2002 The Pennsylva... ...aphael. I do not want to make either an advocate or a notary of you, but a states- man, who shall be the pride of our poor house … . Good- night,’ he ... ...nflict like a battlefield; I must work day and night; seek interviews with statesmen, surprise their convictions, try to interest them in our affairs,... ...aking a wealthy marriage, or of an appointment of attache to a minister or ambassador; and he has his friends left and his name, and he never wants mo... ...fancy that her marriage was not recognized by the Emperor, for the Russian ambassador began to smile when I spoke of her; he does not receive her eith... ... the hand of a pretty woman in his, went on board the Ville d’Angers. Thus united they both looked and wondered long at a white form that rose elusive...

...Excerpt: The talisman towards the end of the month of October 1829 a young man entered the Palais-Royal just as the gaming-houses opened, agreeably to the law which protects a passion by its very nature easily excisable. He mounted th...

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...MASTER FRANCIS RABELAIS FIVE BOOKS OF THE LIVES, HEROIC DEEDS AND SAYINGS OF GARGANTUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL T r... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2001 The Pennsylva... ...ense that, in order to lose as little as possible, they have collected and united what originally were variations—the revisions, in short, of the orig... ...uld open the gate; but, getting upon the top of the bulwark, said unto the ambassador, What is the news, what have you to say? Then the ambassador beg... ...raw them to peace but by sharp and fierce wars. Chapter 1.XXXIII. How some statesmen of Picrochole, by hairbrained counsel, put him in extreme danger.... ...llay, of Narsay, of Cande, of Montsoreau, and other bordering places, sent ambassadors unto Grangousier, to tell him that they were advised of the gre... ...turned into his country, he called a parliament, where all the princes and states of his kingdom being assembled, he showed them the humanity which he... ...nd binary, the first of the even numbers, as of a male and female knit and united together. In very deed it was the fashion of old in the city of Rome...

...Excerpt: Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel by Master Francis Rabelais, translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart and Peter Antony Motteux....

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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

...THE DAY’S WORK THE DAY’S WORK THE DAY’S WORK by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...RK by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Day’s Work by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...Document File pro- duced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ...ner yet no Vermont, in our business. There’s jest two kind o’ horse in the United States—them ez can an’ will do their work after bein’ properly broke... ... no Vermont, in our business. There’s jest two kind o’ horse in the United States—them ez can an’ will do their work after bein’ properly broke an’ ha... ... par- ticulars from ours. And do you always stop trains in this way in the States, Mr. Sargent?” “I should if occasion ever arose; but I’ve never had ... ...d for a constable! lock him up! “ said that man, adjusting his collar; and unitedly they cast him into the lamp-room, and turned the key, while the dr... ...shed to know whether the white men understood wres- tling. They sent in an ambassador, who took the soldiers by the neck and threw them about the dust...

...Excerpt: The least that Findlayson, of the Public Works Department, expected was a C.I.E.; he dreamed of a C.S.I.: indeed, his friends told him that he deserved more. For three years he had endured heat and cold, disappointment, disco...

...Contents THE BRIDGE-BUILDERS ............................................................................................................. 4 A WALKING DELEGATE..............................................................................

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...b b b b by y y y y Leo T Leo T Leo T Leo T Leo Tols ols ols ols olst t t t to o o o oy y y y y A P A P A P A P A Penn S enn S enn S enn S enn St t t t... ... Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ...“Y ou are staying the whole evening, I hope?” “And the fete at the English ambassador’s? Today is W ednesday. I must put in an appearance there,” said... ...e V asili’s daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador’s entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of ... ...answer you all at once?” said Prince Andrew. “Besides, in the actions of a states- man one has to distinguish between his acts as a private person, as... ... up in you, and that in spite of the distance separating us our hearts are united by indissoluble bonds, my heart rebels against fate and in spite of ... ...e conversation again turned on the war, on Bonaparte, and the generals and statesmen of the day. The old prince seemed convinced not only that all the... ... his soul. He firmly believed in the possibility of the brotherhood of men united in the aim of supporting one another in the path of virtue, and that...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...arrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2005 The Pennsylva... ...or two hundred and twenty years. It is enough that she is reported to have united the stately tread of Andalusian women with the innocent voluptuousne... ...; and the French reporter of Catalina’s memoirs dwells upon the theme. She united, he says, the sweetness of the German lady with the energy of the Ar... ...of this paper have been translated by the Jesuit missionaries. The Emperor states the whole motives of his conduct and the chief incidents at great le... ...s ogy, when men talk of substances in different stages, or of transitional states, they do not mean that they have watched the same individual stratum... ...tion,—that God could wilfully interfere with his own plans, by accrediting ambassadors to reveal astronomy, or any other science, which he has command...

...Contents Volume One ..................................................................... 4 THE HOUSEHOLD WRECK.......................................................................................................... 4 THE SPANISH NUN ....................................................................................

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...u Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Two Years Before the Mast Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CHAPTER I — DEP... ...LOSS OF A MAN—SUPERSTITION . . . . . . . . 21 CHAPTER VII — JUAN FERNANDEZ—THE PACIFIC CHAPTER VIII — ‘‘TARRING DOWN’’—DAILY LIFE—’’GOING AFT’’—CA... ... — SAN FRANCISCO—MONTEREY CHAPTER XXVII — THE SUNDAY WASH UP—ON SHORE—A SET TO—A . . . . . . . . . . . 122 GRANDEE—’’SAIL HO!’’—A FANDANGO CHAPTER X... ...or the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh earl... ...a small schooner had made a good voyage, by carrying a cargo of them to the United States. We returned by sun down, and found the Loriotte at a... ... schooner had made a good voyage, by carrying a cargo of them to the United States. We returned by sun down, and found the Loriotte at anchor, ... ...llock driver, on horseback, delivering a message, seemed to speak like an ambassador at an audi- ence. In fact, they sometimes appeared to me to ... ...alled who speak the English language) who have married Californians, become united to the Catholic church, and acquired considerable property. Havi... ...ure was chiefly turned against a large, heavy moulded fellow from the Middle States, who was called Sam. This man hesitated in his speech, and was ra...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; DEPARTURE -- The fourteenth of August was the day fixed upon for the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made...

...AND -- HO!???POMPERO?CAPE HORN, 9 -- CHAPTER V ? CAPE HORN?A VISIT, 13 -- CHAPTER VI ? LOSS OF A MAN?SUPERSTITION, 18 -- CHAPTER VII ? JUAN FERNANDEZ?THE PACIFIC, 21 -- CHAPTER VIII ? ??TARRING DOWN???DAILY LIFE???GOING AFT???CALIFORNIA -- ., 25 -- CHAPTER IX ? CALIFORNIA?A SOUTH-EASTER, 28 -- CHAPTER X ? A SOUTH-EASTER?PASSAGE UP THE COAST, 32 -- CHAPTER XI ? PASSAGE UP T...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...ve by George Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Egoist by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access... ... works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis Copyright © 2003 The Pennsylva... ...examples and types under the broad Alpine survey of the spirit born of our united social intelli- gence, which is the Comic Spirit? Wise men say the l... ... Egoist letters to his family, despatched from the principal cities of the United States of America. He would give them a sketch of “our democratic co... ... letters to his family, despatched from the principal cities of the United States of America. He would give them a sketch of “our democratic cousins”,... ...n popular among them. I could not sing their national song—if a congery of states be a nation—and I must confess I listened with frigid politeness to ... ...ad to- day.” Dr Middleton shrugged, spreading out his arms. “The office of ambassador from you to Willoughby, Clara? You decree me to the part of ball...

...Excerpt: A chapter of which the last page only is of any importance comedy is a game played to throw reflections upon social life, and it deals with human nature in the drawing-room of civilized men and women, where we have no dust of the struggling out...

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