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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...fe on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ..., 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 anyo... ... THE M ISSISSIPPI is the body of the nation . All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations t... ...d throwing in civili zation and whiskey, ‘for lagniappe;’ and in Canada the French were schooling them in a rudimentary way, missionarying among them... ... value it or even take any particular notice of it. But at last La Salle the Frenchman conceived the idea of seeking out that river and exploring it. ... ...d the property and ‘shook’ him as he phrased it. After his mother shook him, members of the nobility with whom he was acquainted used their influence ... ...e is nothing strikingly remarkable about it; but one can say of it as of the Academy of Music in New York, that if a broom or a shovel has ever been u...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...e and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...oughout nearly the entire Western Hemisphere. He had read the story of the FrenchRevolution, much of which had been recently written in the blood of m... ...tand for their deliverance from monarchical rule, while time shall last. A French aristocrat of the purest strain of blood and of the most honorable l... ...merican institutions appeared in 1840. In 1838 he was chosen member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. In 1839 he was elected to the Cham... ...thusiasm and of an ardent faith, great sacrifices may be obtained from the members of a commonwealth by an appeal to their un- derstandings and their ... ... complaint, and pour out his death- song at the stake.* Like all the other members of the great human family, these savages believed in the existence ...

...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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Bureaucracy

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...- ing that “Genius is patience.” Placed in a position where he could study French adminis- tration and observe its mechanism, Rabourdin worked in the ... ...epartments, where the humbler clerks struggled vainly against degener- ate members of the aristocracy, who sought positions in the government bureaus ... ...overnment offices but idlers, incapables, or fools. Thus the mediocrity of French administration has slowly come about. Bureaucracy, made up entirely ... ...f these recon- ciliations he received the formal promise of a place in the Academy of Belles-lettres on the first vacancy. “It would pay,” he said, “t... ...that the minister was in the thick of a controversy raised by the nineteen members of the extreme Left, and that the session was likely to be stormy. ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Rabourdin household in Paris, where men of thought and study bear a certain likeness to one another, living as they do in a common centre, you must have met with several resembling Monsieur Rabourdin, whose acquaintance w...

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Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...u by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...l like bread; all the more if it has the sanction, as it will have, of the Academy of Sciences. My good Monsieur Vauquelin will perhaps help me once m... ...the house of Matifat, the Abbe Loraux, confessor and director of the pious members of this coterie, with a few other persons, made up the circle of th... ...elt’s on the piano, and singing a ballad; or when he found her writing the French language correctly, or reading Racine, father and son, and explainin... ... Astronomers lived on spiders. These striking points of information on the French lan- guage, on dramatic art, politics, literature, and science, will... ...a career of vice showed him for what he was, one of those good-for-nothing members of the body politic who seem the necessary evil of all good governm...

Excerpt: Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s One through Twenty-five) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...ne through Twenty-five) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nis... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton’s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two ... ...o come in, Miss Sharp ad- vanced in a very unconcerned manner, and said in French, and with a perfect accent, “Mademoiselle, je viens vous faire mes a... ...iselle, je viens vous faire mes adieux.” Miss Pinkerton did not understand French; she only directed those who did: but biting her lips and throwing u... ...a good leg), that she forthwith erected Crawley into a borough to send two members to Parliament; and the place, from the day of that illustrious visi... ...born), rector of Crawley-cum-Snailby, and of various other male and female members of the Crawley family. Sir Pitt was first married to Grizzel, sixth...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed fo... ...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of... ...E CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Class... ...NFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ... 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publica... ...NFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 BOOK I INTRODUCTION Among the not... ...imself from difficulties by saying he was not suf- ficiently versed in the French language. The next day, lest my indiscreet objections should injure ... ...eral books over fair, and trans- late commercial letters from Italian into French. All at once he thought fit to accept the before rejected proposal, ... ...nly of going to Paris, not doubt- ing that on presenting my project to the Academy, it would be adopted with rapture. I had brought some money from Ly...

...Introduction: Among the notable books of later times-we may say, without exaggeration, of all time--must be reckoned The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. It deals with leading personages and transactions of a momentous epoch, when absolutis...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s Publication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is fur... ...ublication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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 any- o... ...morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton’s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two ... ...o come in, Miss Sharp ad- vanced in a very unconcerned manner, and said in French, and with a perfect accent, “Mademoiselle, je viens vous faire mes a... ...iselle, je viens vous faire mes adieux.” Miss Pinkerton did not understand French; she only directed those who did: but biting her lips and throwing u... ...a good leg), that she forthwith erected Crawley into a borough to send two members to Parliament; and the place, from the day of that illustrious visi... ...born), rector of Crawley-cum-Snailby, and of various other male and female members of the Crawley family. Sir Pitt was first married to Grizzel, sixth...

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Jonathan Swift

... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur... ... Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ile, 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 anyo... ... you have made me say the thing that was not. Likewise in the account of the academy of projectors, and several passages of my discourse to my master ... ...ages as I had the least smattering of, which were High and Low Dutch, Latin, French, Spanish, Italian, and Lingua Franca, but all to no purpose. After... ...lors both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal... ...ivering their opinions? And particularly, whether they were ever admitted as members in the lower senate?” He fell next upon the management of our tre... ..., upon a new foot. To this end, they procured a royal patent for erecting an academy of Gulliver’ s Travels – Swift 155 projectors in Lagado; and th...

...Excerpt: The author of these Travels, Mr. Lemuel Gulliver, is my ancient and intimate friend; there is likewise some relation between us on the mother?s side. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curio...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...y-one through Sixty-seven) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ne through Sixty-seven) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...iant company my dear Becky is mov- ing. She became a constant guest at the French Embassy, where no party was considered to be complete without the pr... ... de- clared, according to the wont of their nation (for who ever yet met a Frenchman, come out of England, that has not left half a dozen families mis... ... to entitle him to a house in Moira Place, where none can live but retired Members of Council, and partners of Indian firms (who break, after having s... ...ps let it, and go into a more modern quarter; your name will be among theMembers Deceased” in the lists of your clubs next year. However much you ma... ...residents there, by weeping when Master Alderney came from Dr. Swishtail’s academy to pass his holi- days with his mother. “He and her Rawdon were of ...

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Essays of Michel de Montaigne

By: William Carew Hazilitt

...es Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the First T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited ... ...Carew Hazilitt 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE Book the First T ranslated by Charles Cotton Edited by William Carew Hazilitt 18... ...es P P P P Publication ublication ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William ... ...tion ublication ublication ublication Essays of Michel De Montaigne, Book the First, trans. Charles Cotton, Ed. William Carew Hazilitt is a publicati... ...in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be re- garded as a classic, not only in the land ... ...e did not disdain to help themselves; and, indeed, as Hallam observes, the Frenchman’s literary importance largely results from the share which his mi... ... and of the ancient favour and friendship which you have borne towards the members of our house. But, Monsieur, in default of better coin, I offer you... ...onquest over his own mutinous and indisposed faculties. Such as know their members to be naturally obedi- 146 Essays: Book the First ent, need take n... ...uch more easy and natural than that of Gaza,—[Theodore Gaza, rector of the Academy of Ferrara.]—in which the precepts are so intricate, and so harsh, ...

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

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

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Worme... ...e by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...k of the Seine as it was under Charles IX. Why should not the historian of French society, a new Old Mortality, endeavor to save these curious express... ...igitte’s eyes Jerome was the handsomest and most charming man in the whole French Empire. T o keep house for this cherished brother, to be initiated i... ...son, the professor, is his idol; he thinks him capable of attaining to the Academy of Sciences. Thuillier, between the audacious nullity of Minard, an... ...partment on the third floor, with the furniture rigorously required by all members of his noble profession,—for the guild of barristers admits no brot... ...and also the council of at- torneys, exercise severe discipline over their members. A bar- rister liable to go to Clichy would be disbarred. Consequen...

...Excerpt: Here, madame, is one of those books which come into the mind, whence no one knows, giving pleasure to the author before he can foresee what reception the public, our great present judge, will accord to it. Feeling almost certain of your sympathy ...

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Across the Plains

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ile, 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 anyo... ...mplicity of a decimal coinage which is revolting to the human mind; thus the French, in small affairs, reckon strictly by halfpence; and you have to s... ...my little restaurant at Monterey, we have sat down to table day after day, a French- man, two Portuguese, an Italian, a Mexican, and a Scotchman: we h... ...of a hundred exhibitions. I have seen it in the Salon; I have seen it in the Academy; I have seen it in the last French Exposition, excellently done b... ... utterance of which he had the secret – “Suivez!” said he. The arrest of the members, the oath of the T ennis Court, the signing of the declaration of... ...ently told a little anecdote. A “Philosophi- cal Society” was formed by some Academy boys – among them, Colonel Fergusson himself, Fleeming Jenkin, an...

Excerpt: Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson.

...Contents CHAPTER I - ACROSS THE PLAIN........................3 CHAPTER II - THE OLD PACIFIC CAPITAL........38 CHAPTER III - FONTAINEBLEAU VILLAGE COMMUNITIES OF PAINTERS...............................52 CHAPTER IV - EPILOGUE TO ?AN INLAND VOYAGE?..........

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...es Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in ... ..., 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 Pantechnicon near Belgrave Square, London, was observed (by a very small French sol dier; for I saw him look at it) to issue from the gate of the H... ...of good 6 Pictures from Italy humour who sat beside me in the person of a French Cou rier—best of servants and most beaming of men! Truth to say, he... ...es, for the purpose of establishing a baleful ascendency over their weaker members; and to be influenced by a less fierce desire to make converts, and... ...ow streets. The colleges, and churches too, and palaces: and above all the academy of Fine Arts, where there are a host of inter esting pictures, esp... ... for you directly, beautiful lady, if you’ll give me charity!’ Lastly, the members of a brother hood for burying the dead: hideously masked, and atti...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...ne by Alexandre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of... ...andre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Penns... ...he Count of Monte Cristo Volume One by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Manis; sketch of Dumas in 1869, French artist Copyright © 2000 The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsy... ...d Danglars. “No! — you undertook to do so.” “True,” replied Danglars; “the French have the superiority over the Spaniards, that the Spaniards ruminate... ...e- serted from the imperial army and joined forces with Conde; and younger members of families, brought up to hate and execrate the man whom five year... ...e more such adventures, and I do not despair of seeing you a member of the Academy.” Doubtless Albert was about to discuss seriously his right to the ... ... title sounded on his ear he rose, and addressing his colleagues, who were members of one or the other Chamber, he said, — “Gentlemen, pardon me for l...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Marseilles -- The Arrival. On the 24th of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples. As usual, a pilot put off immediately, and rounding the Chateau d?If...

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Modeste Mignon

By: Honoré de Balzac

...n by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...ainted as an ideal head of Germany. Wallenrod invested enough money in the French funds to give his daughter thirty thou- sand francs a year, and sett... ...her with his cottons, a pretty little wife, attracted it would seem by his French nature. Miss Grummer was worth about four thousand dollars (twenty t... ...emoiselle,—Canalis (Baron of), Constant Cys Melchior, member of the French Academy, born in 1800, at Canalis (Correze), five feet four inches in heigh... ...ree thousand francs’ annuity from the literary fund, two thousand from the Academy, three thou- sand more from the paternal estate (less the taxes and... ...the operation. This important consultation took place before the assembled members of the Chalet, who stood trembling and expectant to hear the verdic...

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Ursula

By: Honoré de Balzac

...a by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...ul than useful? If yes, in what way can the harm be warded off.” The Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences at Metz, to which Minoret belonged, must posse... ... At this first visit the old captain, formerly a professor at the Military Academy, won the doctor’s heart, who returned the call with alacrity. Mon- ... ...y that he took advantage of the events of 1806 to make himself once more a Frenchman. He settled in Ham- burg, where he married the daughter of a bour... ...ce before Joseph Mirouet reached the point of enlisting as a musician in a French regiment. In 1813 the surgeon- major of the regiment, by the merest ... ...thing but my income. Messieurs Cremiere, Massin, and Minoret my nephew are members of the family council ap- pointed for Ursula, and I wish them to be...

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The Village Rector

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Village Rector by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...r by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e night reading the story,—one of the most touching bits of writing in the French language. The picture of mutual love, half Biblical and worthy of th... ...iocese, named the Abbe Dutheil. This priest belonged to the portion of the French clergy who incline toward certain concessions, who would be glad to ... ...Paris to the first suspension bridge built by an engineer, a member of the Academy of Sciences; a mel- ancholy collapse caused by blunders such as non... ...village is now almost a town, and a third of all the land is cultivated by members of our family, whom God has constantly protected. Our tillage suc- ... ...vent gesture that was natural to him as he looked with deep emotion at the members of this family whose se- crets had passed into his heart. Gerard, t...

Excerpt: The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume Two

By: Alexandre Dumas

...wo by Alexandre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of... ...andre Dumas A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Penns... ...he Count of Monte Cristo Volume Two by Alexandre Dumas is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... on your account. I will introduce you to them.” “But they appear to speak French with a very pure accent,” said Danglars. “The son has been educated ... ... him quite enthusiastic.” “Upon what subject?” asked Madame Danglars. “The French ladies, madame. He has made up his mind to take a wife from Paris.” ... ...spinal marrow out of dogs with whalebone.” “And he is made a member of the Academy of Sciences for this?” “No; of the French Academy.” * Louis David, ... ...and entered the assembly-room. “`”The deliberations had already begun. The members, apprised of the sort of presentation which was to be made that eve... ... were followed by a general murmur, and it was evident that several of the members were discussing the propriety of making the general re- pent of his...

...Excerpt: Chapter 58. M. Noirtier de Villefort. We will now relate what was passing in the house of the king?s attorney after the departure of Madame Danglars and her daughter, and during the time of the conversation between Maximilian and Valentine, which we have just detailed. M. de Villefort entered his fath...

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The Uncommercial Traveller

By: Charles Dickens

... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles D... ... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dick... ... The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free... ...ument file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his o... ...at the scene of the late disaster to the Royal Char- ter, which have received universal recognition, you have very benevolently employed your valuable... ...various unlawful traps which are every night set for Jack. As my term of service in that distinguished corps was short, and as my personal bias in the... ...ease to observe, expected. I have said, I am hungry; perhaps I might say, with greater point and force, that I am to some extent exhausted, and that I... ...ry orchards, apple orchards, corn-fields, and hop-gardens; so went I, by Canterbury to Dover. There, the sea was tumbling in, with deep sounds, after ... ...ere the boy Horatio Nelson got out of bed to steal the pears: not because he wanted any, but because every other boy was afraid: yet I have sev- eral ...

Excerpt: The Uncommercial Traveler by Charles Dickens.

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...assics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...ish is a coalesced language; it is a coalescence of Anglo-Saxon and Norman French and Scholar’s Latin, welded into one speech more ample and more powe... ... Chamberlain, and the King is here (no doubt incognito), and all the Royal Academy, and Sandow, and Mr. Arnold White. But these famous names do not ap... ...xample. It is only a reasonable tribute to the distinctive lucidity of the French mind to suppose the central index housed in a vast series of buildin... ...aw” is to degrade, thwart, torture, and kill the weakest and least adapted members of every species in existence in each generation, and so keep the s... ...y certain in the latter case that there was no “promiscuity,” and that the members mated for variable pe- riods, and often for life, within the group....

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