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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 SER... ...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES... ...Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publicati... ...CTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...which of them, by that of some particular part only, or of some particular members of it: secondly, what are the different methods in which the whole ... ...intro- duced into the mint of England till the 18th of Henry the VIII. The French livre contained, in the time of Charlemagne, a pound, T royes weight... ... of the same weight and fineness with the English pound sterling. English, French, and Scots pennies, too, contained all of them originally a real pen... ...it, is in this manner originally distrib- uted among some of its different members. Wages, profit, and rent, are the three original sources of all rev... ... to explain them. In the history of the arts, now publishing by the French Academy of Sciences, several of them are actually explained in this manner....

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 DIS...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

...The Magician A NOVEL By SOMERSET MAUGHAM TOGETHER WITH A FRAGMENT OF AUTOBIOGRAPHY 1908 A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICA... ...OBIOGRAPHY 1908 A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION The Magician by Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...S S ERIES P UBLICATION The Magician by Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...ay. I fancy I must have been impressed by the écriture artiste which the French writers of the time had not yet entirely aban doned, and unwisely s... ...he staff of St Luke’s, and had come ostensibly to study the methods of the French operators; but his real object was certainly to see Margaret Dauncey... ...ou may have heard, is singularly rich in all works dealing with the occult sciences.’ Burden’s face assumed an expression of amused disdain. He could ... ...d to accompany her. Since then she had worked industriously at Colarossi’s Academy, by no means under the delusion that she had talent, but merely to ... ...our expense. His presence cast an unusual chill upon the party. The French members got up and left. Warren reeled out with O’Brien, whose uncouth sarc...

...Excerpt: A Fragment of Autobiography. IN 1897, after spending five years at St Thomas?s Hospital I passed the examinations which enabled me to practise medicine. While still a medical student I had published a novel called Liza of Lambeth which ...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ion Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Publication Publication War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia 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... ... used only by the elite. All her invitations without exception, written in French, and delivered by a scarlet-liveried footman that morn- ing, ran as ... ...reast and a serene expression on his flat face. He spoke in that re- fined French in which our grandfathers not only spoke but thought, and with the g... ...ing room, which like all the rooms in the house was exceedingly lofty, the members of the household and the footmen—one behind each chair—stood wait- ... ...were crowding in the hall, waiting to bid good-by to the young prince. The members of the house- hold were all gathered in the reception hall: Michael... ...premium for the man who writes a history of Suvorov’s wars. Send it to the Academy. Here are some jottings for you to read when I am gone. Y ou will f...

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The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany

By: Friedrich Schiller

...The History of the Thirty Years’ War by Friedrich Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison, M.A. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Pu... ... J. W. Morrison, M.A. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of the Thirty Years’ War by Friedrich Schiller Translated by th... ...son, M.A. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of the Thirty Years’ War by Friedrich Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J.... ...h Schiller Translated by the Rev. A. J. W. Morrison, M.A. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...olphus after the Battle of Leipzig. — Progress of Gustavus Adolphus. — The French invade Lorraine. — Frankfort taken. — Capitulation of Mentz. — Tilly... ...nd. — Death of Richelieu and Louis XIII. — Swedish Victory at Jankowitz. — French defeated at Freyburg. — Battle of Nordlingen gained by Turenne and C... ...e was ef- fected; a guarantee, which, being rejected by the Roman Catholic members of the Diet, and only inserted in the treaty under their protest, c... ...other; the eccle- siastical princes in particular, as the most defenceless members of the empire, were in- cessantly tormented by the ambition of thei... ...varia, under whose eyes he was instructed and edu- cated by Jesuits at the Academy of Ingolstadt. What principles he was likely to imbibe by his inter...

...Preface: The present is the only collected edition of the principal works of Schiller which is accessible to English readers. Detached poems or dramas have been translated at various times, and sometimes by men of eminence, since the ...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...S PUBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...UBLICATION Notes on Life and Letters by Joseph Conrad is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. 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... ...calmly where fools may be eager to rush. As a distinguished and successful French novelist 12 Notes on Life and Letters once observed of fiction, “C’... ...force; and he stands excused from the duty of patriotic posturing. He is a Frenchman of Frenchmen beyond question or cavil, and with that he is simple... ...ement will only be lim- ited by the power of helping itself to the severed members of its friends and neighbours. The era of wars so eloquently denoun... ...lish. A wild and stormy abode, sometimes, was that confined, shallow-water academy of seamanship from which I launched myself on the wide oceans. My t... ...? A Board of … I believe the Speaker of the Irish Parliament is one of the members of it. A ghost. Less than that; as yet a mere memory. An office wit...

.......... 32 STEPHEN CRANE?A NOTE WITHOUT DATES?1919 ......................................................................................... 46 TALES OF THE SEA?1898 ....................................................................................................................................... 49 AN OBSERVER IN MALAYA?1898...............................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...E VOLUMES Volume Four A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication ... ...Volume Four A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication of the Pen... ... Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. 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... ... number of antiquated notions; and then, too, upon conversing with several members of the company, my apprehensions were immediately and fully dispell... ...eral side-dishes on the table, containing what appeared to be the ordinary French rabbit—a very delicious morceau, which I can recommend. “Pierre,” cr... ...elf under the side-board. I had expected more resolution at his hands. The members of the orchestra, who, for the last fifteen min- utes, had been see... ...into your article. Now write! “‘Aussi tendre que Zaire’—as tender as Zaire-French. Al- ludes to the frequent repetition of the phrase, la tendre Zaire... ...ie- Gras, just come of age, author of the ‘Mazurkiad,’ and Mem- ber of the Academy, should divest myself at your bidding of the sweetest pantaloons ev...

Excerpt: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Four.

...Contents THE DEVIL IN THE BELFRY ................................................................................................................................... 4 LIONIZING ............................................................

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...ture by William James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William J... ...m James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publ... ...ious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...s Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...th- out its harvest, large or small, of lectures from Scot- tish, English, French, or German representatives of the science or literature of their res... ...nt Voltaire’s re- action on the whole of life. Je me’n fiche is the vulgar French equivalent for our English ejaculation “Who cares?” And the happy t... .... But I here fear that I may begin to “jar upon the nerves” of some of the members of this academic audience. Such contemporary vagaries, you may thin... ... is easy to see that he enjoys mak- ing his thrust at the cold dead church members. 117 William James regards the natural man, Catholicism has been t... ...e answered in my behalf. “One Sabbath, I went to hear the Methodist at the Academy. He spoke of the ushering in of the day of general judgment; and he...

Excerpt: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James.

...NEUROLOGY............................................................................................................. 11 Lecture II: CIRCUMSCRIPTION OF THE TOPIC ................................................................................................ 34 Lecture III: THE REALITY OF THE UNSEEN ............................................................................

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...THE KALEVALA The Epic Poem of Finland T ranslated into English By John Martin Crawford 1888 1888 1888 ... ... 1888 1888 1888 A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION The Kalevala trans. John Martin Crawford is a publication of the Pennsylv... ... P UBLICATION The Kalevala trans. John Martin Crawford is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...ce is subject to strict rules of euphony. The dotted o; (equivalent to the French eu) of the first syllable must be followed by an e or an i. The Finn... ... invisible deities, termed haltiat, regents or genii. These haltiat, like members of the human family, have distinctive bodies and spirits; but the m... ...o several European languages; into Swedish by Alex. Castren, in 1844; into French prose by L. LeDuc, in 1845; into German by Anton Schiefuer, in 25 T... ...tise on this subject; it appeared in the, T rans actions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Philological Department, for 1870. Again, in 1868, tw... ...n every vein is coursing. Quick the maiden moves her shoulders, Shakes her members in succession, Shakes the nest from its foundation, And the eggs fa...

...Preface: The following translation was undertaken from a desire to lay before the English-speaking people the full treasury of epical beauty, folklore, and mythology comprised in The Kalevala, the national epic of the Finns. A brief d...

... IIIWAINAMOINENANDYOUKAHAINEN............................................................................................................. 46 RUNE IV THE FATE OFAINO................................................................................................................................................ 58 RUNE VWAINAVOINEN’S LAMENTATION..................................

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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

...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Pr... ... 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... ...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 ... ...omeland 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 App... ...r Bob Kerrey John F . Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R.Thompson COMMISSION MEMBERS Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page xi Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:2... ...heir screening. 8 While Atta had been selected by CAPPS in Portland, three members of his hijacking team—Suqami,Wail al Shehri, and Waleed al Shehri—w... ...flect calls for even stronger regulation. In 1983,Attorney General William French Smith revised the Levi guidelines to encourage closer investigation ... ... and his concerns in another commence- ment speech, this time at the Naval Academy, in May 1998, the President said: First, we will use our new integr... ... more proposed operations for al Qaeda.The October 6, 2002, bombing of the French tanker Limburg in the Gulf of Aden also was Nashiri’s handiwork.Alth...

...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 O...

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