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The Chateau of Prince Polignac

By: Anthony Trollope

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Returning Home

By: Anthony Trollope

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The Nibelungenlied

By: Daniel B. Shumway

...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... ...February 15, 1909. INTRODUCTORY SKETCH There is probably no poem of German literature that has excited such universal interest, or that has been so mu... ...cal li- braries, there to wait till a more cultured age, curious as to the literature of its ancestors, should bring it forth from its hiding places. ... ... of rediscovering the “Nibelungenlied” and of restoring it to the world of literature belongs to a young phy- sician by the name of J.H. Obereit, who ... ... with the exception of the “Nibelungenlied” and the popular ballad, German literature has preserved almost no trace of the legend, and such as exist a... ...rther with reference to the poem, its charac- ter, and its place in German literature. Its theme is the an- cient T eutonic ideal of “T reue” (faithfu... ...h German epic poetry, and deservedly the most popular poem of older German literature. It lacks, to be sure, the grace of diction found in Gottfried v... ...he days of Herman, the Cheruscan chief. There are perhaps greater poems in literature than the “Nibelungenlied”, but few so majestic in conception, so... ...and so national in their character, as this great popular epic of Ger- man literature. 29 The Nibelungenlied THE NIBELUNGENLIED (1) ADVENTURE I (2)...

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Mugby Junction

By: Charles Dickens

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Pandora

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... ...ch books, in fresh yellow paper; not the lighter forms 14 Pandora of that literature, but a volume of Sainte-Beuve, of Renan or at the most, in the w...

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The World Set Free

By: H. G. Wells

...7 AT THE CLOSE of the nineteenth century as a multitude of passages in the literature of that time witness, it was thought that the fact that man had ... ...ions to the collective future, is trace- able more and more clearly in the literature of those times, and movement after movement fretted itself away ... ... onward to the Slavs. Later ages were to store and neglect the vast insane literature of this obsession, the intricate treaties, the secret agreements... ...lready there had been accumulating for a hundred years before the crisis a literature of foresight; there was a whole mass of ‘Modern State’ scheming ... ...r hand, the men of the new time could still appreci- ate the older English literature…. Certain minor acts of uni- formity accompanied this larger one... ...of the past, and under the blazing sunshine of a transforming world. A new literature, a new interpretation of history were springing into existence, ... ...tives of a new age one can look back upon the great and widening stream of literature with a complete under- standing. Things link up that seemed disc... ...his love story, is just a part of growing up and we grow out of it. So far literature and art and sentiment and all our emotional forms have been almo...

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The Upanishads Translated and Commentated

By: Swami Paramananda

...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... ... is no consensus of opinion regarding the place of this Upanishad in Vedic literature. Some authorities de- clare it to belong to the Yajur-Veda, othe...

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The Pension Beaurepas

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... ...kably in- dependent of most of the usual feminine aids to idle- ness—light literature, tapestry, the use of the piano. They were, however, much fonder...

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Paz

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... ...eir city of Paris the focus of enlightenment, with the sceptre of arts and literature within its grasp. There are, alas! two sorts of Polish exiles,—t...

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A Personal Record

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... ...r and tears which is declared to be the highest achievement of imaginative literature. Only, to be a great magician one must surrender oneself to occu... ...hackeray, it was otherwise. My first intro- duction to English imaginative literature was “Nicholas Nickleby.” It is extraordinary how well Mrs. Nickl... ... 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 ... ...g 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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Vailima Letters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...es, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring... ...d in forest, which is our strangling enemy, and which we combat with axes and dollars. I went crazy over outdoor work, and had at last to confine myse... ... anyway. Two favours I want to ask of you. First, I wish you to get ‘Pioneering in New Guinea,’ by J. Chalmers. It’s a mis- sionary book, and has les... ...my head swims and every string in the poor jumping Jack (as he now lies in bed) aches with a kind of yearning strain, difficult to suffer in quiescenc... ...; all four will go by the mail, which is what I wish, for so I keep at least my start. Days and days of unprofitable stubbing and digging, and the re-... ...ve or six years this plan- tation—suppose it and us still to exist—should pretty well support us and pay wages; not before, and already the six years ... ...icandum. JUNE THE 1ST. Back on p. 93. I was on 100 yesterday, but read it over and condemned it. 10 A. M. I have worked up again to 97, but how?The ... ...been instead doing my two or three hours in the plan- tation every morning. I only wish somebody would pay me 10 pounds a day for taking care of cacao... ...c. But the other part of me regimbs. I know I am at a climacteric for all men who live by their wits, so I do not despair. But the truth is I am prett...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

...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... ... profound reason was that in her mind mathematics were directly opposed to literature. She would not have cared to confess how infinitely she preferre... ...ken liberally from English, French, and Italian, are the supreme pearls of literature. Further, he was fond of using metaphors which, com- pounded in ... ...clerk in a Government office, he was one of those martyred spirits to whom literature is at once a source of divine joy and of almost intolerable irri... ...l one’s desires were bound to be frustrated, he concentrated his mind upon literature, and determined, philosophically, to get what he could out of th... ...k a heavy meal in the middle of the day.” “What’s the very latest thing in literature?” Mary asked, good-humoredly pointing to the yellow-covered volu... ... to absent himself with a smile and a bow which signified that, al- though literature is delightful, it is not work. Mrs. Seal rose at the same time, ... ...d be- gan to read. Although Katharine had just disclaimed any knowledge of literature, she listened attentively. At least, she lis- tened to the first... ... should be balked of her priceless discovery, a young man truly devoted to literature. “In my spare time,” Denham reassured her. “In your spare time!”...

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The Voyage Out

By: Virginia Woolf

...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... ...t music. All the energies that might have gone into languages, science, or literature, that might have made her friends, or shown her the world, poure... ... and partly because she was en- gaged in writing a short Primer of English Literature— Beowulf to Swinburne—which would have a paragraph on Wordsworth... ...ompare with the delights of dancing—nothing in the world was so tedious as literature. Thus he sought pathetically enough to ingra- tiate himself with... ...r fifteen years of punctual lecturing and correct- ing essays upon English literature. Emily, her sister, who was a teacher also, wrote: “We ought to ... ...in W. W.?” she concluded, and went on to discuss some questions of English literature which Miss Allan had raised in her last letter. At a little dist... ...o me she’s always been civility itself. She dabbles 171 Virginia Woolf in literature, likes to collect a few of us in her drawing- room, but mention ... ...erence’s friend, that he began to wonder whether he was not in- tended for literature rather than for law. It was a time of profound thought and sudde... ...disagreeable. They had touched upon all the usual topics—upon politics and literature, gossip and Christianity. They had quarrelled over the ser- vice...

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The Silverado Squatters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...cs Series, Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project t... ...rticularly meeting him with open arms; and I must say that traveller had ill requited his reception. His book, in short, was a capital instance of the... ...te to place a bishop, is to rise to new ideas. But, alas! there was no Patterson about the Toll House. Only, alongside of “From Palace to Hovel,” a si...

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Unconscious Comedians

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... ...e third story, where they beheld a door which painting alone could render; literature would have to spend too many nights in suitably describing it. A...

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The Vicar of Tours

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... ...elle Gamard relating to their personal opinions on politics, religion, and literature would delight observing minds. It would be highly enter- taining...

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Virgin Soil

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... ...ain thing. I am sorry to say that I interest myself very little in Russian literature nowadays. It has grown so horribly vulgar. A cook is now made th... ...fresh air. The conversation was very lively. Kollomietzev condemned modern literature, and on this subject, too, Sipiagin showed himself a liberal. He... ...he responsibility upon my- self. Imagine, it’s an oasis! Neither politics, literature, nor anything modern ever penetrates there. The little house is ... ...nds of words, rolling and tumbling over one another: progress, government, literature, the taxation question, the church question, the woman question;... ... literary man in you, but you have chosen a better and higher calling than literature. It was good to do that kind of work when it was impossible to d... ...our real work does not begin until tomorrow, let us devote this evening to literature. Would you like to? We can read your poems. I will be a severe c... ...Society in a state of absolute stagnation; everyone bored to death! As for literature, it’s been reduced to a complete vacuum swept clean! Take critic...

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Miss Sarah Jack of Spanish Town, Jamaica

By: Anthony Trollope

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By: Washington Irving

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Why We Are at War

By: Woodrow Wilson

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