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Le Morte Darthur

By: Thomas Malory

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On Being Human

By: Woodrow Wilson

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...wise or with the foolish, now that the great world has spoken to us in the literature of all tongues and voices. The best selected human nature will t...

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Study of a Woman

By: Honoré de Balzac

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The Prisoner of Chillon

By: Lord Byron

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Pierre Grassou

By: Honoré de Balzac

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ... than painting,” said Bridau. “What?” asked Fougeres. “Fling yourself into literature.” Fougeres lowered his head like a sheep when it rains. Then he ...

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The Waste Land

By: T. S. Eliot

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El Verdugo

By: Honoré de Balzac

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The Point of View

By: Henry James

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... .... We had no storm fortunately, and I had brought with me a supply of light literature; so I passed nine days on deck in my sea-chair, with my heels up... ...shins, and the little girls offer to slap your face! There is an im- mense literature entirely addressed to them, in which the kicking of shins and th... ...urally, no architecture (they make houses of wood and of iron), no art, no literature, no theatre. I have opened some of the books; mais ils ne se lai...

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Z. Marcas

By: Honoré de Balzac

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...there are cases. The pleader is thrown back on journalism, on politics, on literature. In fact, the State, besieged for the small- est appointments un... ...uste, seeing that I was speechless, asked Marcas jestingly: “You cultivate literature, monsieur?” “Far from it!” replied Marcas. “I should not be so w...

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The Touchstone

By: Edith Wharton

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...ded to their specific meaning. He was not a man who concerned himself with literature, and they had been to him, at first, sim- ply the extension of h... ...were they—?” He chafed at his own ignorance of the sentimental by-paths of literature. “If you want love-letters, perhaps some of the French eigh- tee... ... itself on row after row of bindings. It seemed to have driven the rest of literature to the back shelves. He caught up a copy, toss- ing the money to... ...ions; to have read them had become a social obligation in circles to which literature never penetrates except in a personal guise. Glennard did himsel...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...ous or historical reasons, their prevalent art and the clipped and limited literature that satisfied their souls? That age which bore me was indeed a ... ...ressed our boyhood, by much indulgence in blasphemous wit. We had a secret literature of irreverent rhymes, and a secret art of theological caricature... ...ject modestly as a manuscript magazine of satirical, liberal and brilliant literature by which in some rather inex- plicable way the vague tumult of i... ...ystem with strong faculties in modern philosophy, modern history, European literature and criticism, physical and biological science, education and so... ...ings that vary between disguises and antiquarian charm the inflammation of literature’s purple draught; one hears there a peculiar thin scandal like n... ...ment, despise science. The world is our battleground; and all history, all literature that matters, all science, deals with this conflict of the thing... ...h the con- fusion, to take hold of things? Somewhere between politics and literature my grip must needs be found, but where? Al- ways I seem to have ... ...ual it takes the role that the growth of philosophy, science, and creative literature may play in the development of mankind. 2 2 2 2 2 It is curious ...

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...ry, with laws, boundaries, conventions, and traditions, with schools, with literature and religious organisation, with creeds and customs, with everyt... ...experience, behind this first picture of the urbanised Urseren valley. The literature of the subject will be growing and developing with the easy swif... ...entional courage, of honest thought, and steady endeavour. There must be a literature to embody their common idea, of which this Modern Utopia is mere... ...nunneries. Upon that I am not competent to speak, but if I may believe the literature of the subject—unhappily a not very well criticised literature— ... ...width of aim, and that involves a spoken or written litera- ture, a living literature to sustain the harmony of their gen- eral activity. In some way ... ...uite beyond the organisation of the modern State. Reli- gious teaching and literature may affect these; customs may arise; certain types of relationsh... ...t is perhaps terrestrial of us that we do not think of reading the Utopian literature that lines the middle part of the train. I find a bed of the sim... ...ure and splendid books of philosophy and science, and a glorious fabric of literature will be woven and shaped, and with a teeming leisureliness, put ...

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The Recruit

By: Honoré de Balzac

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The Rape of the Lock

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

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Rudin a Novel

By: Ivan S. Turgenev

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ... indeed, a generous compliment, com- ing from the representative of French literature which is so eminently artistic. But it was not flattery. As an a... ...ectiveness, be- came so loud and unanimous, that he contemplated giving up literature altogether. He could not possibly have held to this resolution. ... ...e the fundamental traits of all that is Russian in character, manner, art, literature. But it may be truly said that every educated Russian of our tim... ...nd cultivated young man. His Excel- lency the baron is interested, too, in literature, or more strictly speaking——ah! what an exquisite butterfly! pra... ...ring Griboyedov’s line. ‘What do you like, since you don’t care for music? Literature?’ ‘I like literature, only not our contemporary literature.’ ‘Wh... ...e gym- nasium here.’ ‘As professor of what?’ asked Lezhnyov. ‘Professor of literature. I can tell you I never started on any work with such zest as I ...

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Tom Tiddlers Ground

By: Charles Dickens

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George Silverman's Explanation

By: Charles Dickens

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Arthurian Chronicles : Roman de Brut

By: Eugene Mason

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...ry record of the famous Round Table, 9 and the first definite mention in literature of the “hope of Britain.” 10 Wace is not to be regarded as one ... ...rved as the direct source for one of the greatest members of the Arthurian literature of any period. This is the Brut, writ ten in the first half of... ... verse 13 and phraseology, he shows the influence of earlier Anglo Saxon literature. The sound of the Ode on Athelstane’s Victory and of Beowulf ... ...Brown, The Round T able before Wace in Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature , VII. (Boston, 1900), 183 ff.; L.F . Mott, Publications of the... ... made whole again if he abides long with her. This is the first mention in literature of Morgan la Fée, the most powerful fay of French romance, and r... ...e Arthurian Material in the Chronicles (Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature, X), Boston, 1906. W. LEWIS JONES, King Arthur in History and Le... ... Studies in the Arthurian Legend , Oxford, 1891. W.H. SCHOFIELD, English Literature from the Norman Conquest to Chaucer , New York and London, 1906....

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Nona Vincent

By: Henry James

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...ffering. The man of letters, in dealing with it, would have to put off all literature, which was like asking the bearer of a noble name to forego his ...

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Some Reminiscences

By: Joseph Conrad

...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...and tears which is declared to be the highest achievement of imagina- tive literature. Only, to be a great magician one must surrender oneself to occu... ... Thackeray, it was otherwise. My first introduction to English imaginative literature was “Nicholas Nickleby.” It is extraordinary how well Mrs. Nickl... ...elieve that I am wrong. That book was not my first introduction to English literature. My first acquaintance was (or were) the “Two Gentlemen of Veron... ... to consideration, I believe, and also my first introduction to the sea in literature. If I do not remember where, how and when I learned to read, I a... ...ng the opportunity to make a fool of yourself—exactly as in the pursuit of literature. But the quarter-deck criticism is somewhat different from liter... ...ut as suggestive bits of writing to me as any inspired page to be found in literature. But then, you see, I have been called romantic. Well, that can’...

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