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Don Juan

By: George Byron

... Don Juan by George Byron is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Don Juan by George Byron 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... ...le, 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... ... meet and share ‘em. But as it was, his Highness had to hold His daily council upon ways and means How to encounter with this martial scold, ... ... attack’d by water. New batteries were erected, and was held A general council, in which unanimity, That stranger to most councils, here preva... ... nations vainly aim; And the Lord Henry was a great debater, So that few members kept the house up later. Byron’s Don Juan “Canto Thirteen” 270... ...re a messenger brought in despatches: And being of the council call’d ‘the Privy,’ Lord Henry walk’d into his cabinet, To furnish matter for s... ... Of the poor partridge through his stubble screen. There were some massy members of the church, Takers of tithes, and makers of good matches, ...

...Excerpt: Dedication. Bob Southey! You?re a poet -- Poet-laureate, And representative of all the race, Although ?t is true that you turn?d out a Tory at Last,-- yours has lately been a common case; And now, my Epic Renegade! what are ye at? With all the Lakers, in and out of place? A nest of tuneful persons, t...

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Reprinted Pieces

By: Charles Dickens

...eries Publication Reprinted Pieces by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...es Publication Reprinted Pieces 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... ...doll, with moveable eyes, was put up to be raffled for, by five and twenty members at two shillings, seven years ago this autumn, and the list is not ... ...the raffle will come off next year. We think so, because we only want nine members, and should only want eight, but for number two having grown up sin... ...from our own landlord of two summers, M. Loyal Devasseur, citizen and town councillor. Permit us to have the pleasure of presenting M. Loyal Devasseur... ...grossed two copies of the bill; one for the Signet Office, and one for the Privy Seal Office.’ I paid one pound, seven, and six, for this. Stamp duty ... ...is. The Clerk of the Signet made ‘a Signet bill for the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal.’ I paid him four pound, seven. The Clerk of the Lord Keeper of ...

...Contents THE LONG VOYAGE ...................................................................................................................... 5 THE BEGGING-LETTER WRITER .................................................................

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The History of Tom Jones

By: Henry Fielding

... Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...elding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII 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... ...r arrival at London; with some remarks for the use of travel lers Those members of society, who are born to furnish the blessings of life, now bega... ...e had not gone far before he arrived at a crossway. Here he called a short council of war, in which, after hearing different opinions, he at last gave... ...are laid aside, often lay aside all their ferocity, and become very gentle members of civil society. In the same manner an attorney may feel all the m... ...hideous dream; The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then ... ... I meant. —Come to me at eight this evening. Jones, by the advice of his privy council, replied: MADAM, It is impossible to express how much I a...

Excerpt: The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding: Volume Two, Containing Books IX through XVIII.

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Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...Series Publication Beauchamp’s Career by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ies Publication Beauchamp’s Career by George Meredith 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... ... 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... ...simply replied: ‘Come to her.’ 68 Beauchamp’s Career CHAPTER X A SINGULAR COUNCIL THE FOUR SAT TOGETHER under the shadow of the helms- man, by whom t... ...f the vot- ers, and settle arrears. They reckon up the health of their two members and the chances of an appeal to the country when they fix the rents... ... to his inability to follow her allusion. ‘Thou art a Liberal—then rise to membership,’ she said. ‘ Accept my creed, and thou art of the chosen. Yes, ... ... perchance frown conservatively, at a prospect of woman taking counsel, in council, with men upon public affairs, like the women in the Germania! Mr. ... ...mmunicated to Cap- tain Beauchamp. I repeat, I am here to inquire if he is privy to it. You may hold family ties in contempt—Now, sir! I request you a...

...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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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of po... ...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of power within m... ...L For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family incomparable love, care, feeding... ...r her perceptive editing of my copy over many decades, especially during the writing of this book. Epigraph Neither to persuade nor indoctri... ... print nourish China’s awakening, which dazzles Marco Polo. 7. Islam‘s Great Gifts to the West One precept of the Koran states that the human wor... ...hared more and more of that which an elite class had only previously been privy to. Before the Gutenberg Press, literacy rates were only one perce... ...e Following <<<<< Noah‘s Flood‘s Language Impact 6 Did members of an agrarian community on the northeast shores of a freshwater l... ... He then occupied their territory and redistributed the tribe‘s remaining members among the households of his own clan. Rather than make them slaves... ...subject nation. That gave Genghis Khan the excuse he needed to assemble a council of his leaders to approve his call to war. His decision to cros...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books...

...In the Bible, God‘s first gift to man isn‘t a lesson about how to make a fire or fashion a needle, a knife, or a spear. He first blesses him with language. Even before He takes Adam‘s rib to make Eve, He tells Adam to name every...

...1. Did Water Monkeys Swim before We Spoke?-From whence cometh language, the InfoTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift ...

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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 ... ...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... ...iest, as we find it regulated by the decrees of several different national councils. At the same period, fourpence a-day, containing the same quan- ti... ...train the free cultivation of the vine. In 1731, they obtained an order of council, prohibiting both the planting of new vineyards, and the renewal of... ...d of trade and plantations (to the author- ity of which a committee of the privy council has now succeeded), provided such appeal was brought within t...

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 Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet

By: George Bernard Shaw

...y GEORGE BERNARD SHAW A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of ... ...D SHAW A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...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... ...iving reasons, by the substitution for that tribunal of a Committee of the Privy Council, which is to be the final authority on the fitness of a play ... ...reasons, by the substitution for that tribunal of a Committee of the Privy Council, which is to be the final authority on the fitness of a play for re... ...ble to ask questions there concerning his proceedings, especially now that members have discovered a method of doing this indirectly. And so on, and s... ...oth by the interests on which they have to sit in judgment and, when their members are party politicians, by the votes at the back of those inter- est... ...ishing the Star Chamber (a criminal court consisting of a committee of the Privy Council without a jury) no- body objected until, about a century and ...

... play is really a religious tract in dramatic form. If our silly censorship would permit its performance, it might possibly help to set right-side-up the perverted conscience and re-invigorate the starved self-respect of our considerable class of loose-lived playgoers whose point of honor is to deride all official and conventional sermons....

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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 ... ...MASTER FRANCIS RABELAIS FIVE BOOKS OF THE LIVES, HEROIC DEEDS AND SAYINGS OF GARGANTUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL T r... ...TUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL T ranslated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux A Penn State Electronic Classics Serie... ...Motteux A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel by ... ...nante, the object of which seems to be to find fault with and laugh at the members and the authorities of the Catholic Church, I protest that he did n... ...rhyme gallantly, and rhyme till I become hoarse with rheum. Hark, what our privy says to the skiters: Shittard, Squirtard, Crackard, T urdous, Thy b... ...y came down from the top to the bottom, with such an even com- position of members that by the fall he would catch no harm. He did cast the dart, thro... ...ll the ways and means of peace: that I resolve upon. Then assembled he his council, and proposed the matter as it was indeed. Whereupon it was conclud... ...some for wiping of them. Then said Pantagruel, How dost thou know that the privy parts of women are at such a cheap rate? For in this city there are m...

...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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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A A A A AUTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP... ...UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ON... ...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, 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... ...ch of bishops bound and compromised by the audacity of any one amongst its members? Certainly not. But yet such an act, though it should be that of a ... ...ciples; we refer, not to those who were born, but to those who have become members of the Church of Rome.’ What is the name of those people? And where... ...ot show itself—and the station of a syllable shall cloud the judgment of a council. Nay, even an ambiguous empha- sis falling to the right-hand word, ... ...are at any time moving. They are always kept up au courant of the interior councils and ultimate ob- jects of the most national, and, in one sense, th... ...s of the queen’s physicians only coming forward? Why not call in the whole Privy Council?—or the Lord Mayor and Common Council of London—the Sheriffs ...

...Contents ON CHRISTIANITY, AS AN ORGAN OF POLITICAL MOVEMENT..................................4 PROTESTANTISM............................................................................................................... 39 ON THE SUPPOSED SCRIPTURAL EXPRESSION FO...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...arrative and Miscellaneous Papers by Thomas de Quincey 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... ... the present quitted us: and once more Agnes, Hannah, and I, the shattered members of a shattered family, were thus gathered together in a house of ou... ...he wrong side the Cordilleras. He took three steps back for one upwards. A council of war being held, the small army resolved to slaughter their horse... ... make a very important alteration in the constitution of the Kalmuck State Council, which in effect reorganized the whole politi- cal condition of the... ... the Kalmuck 145 Thomas de Quincey language called Sarga—there were eight members, called Sargatchi; and hitherto it had been the custom that these e... ...ting the character of the man,) by that very new modelling of the Sarga or Privy Council, which he had used as a principal topic of abuse and maliciou...

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

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Essays

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...LASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por- table 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... ............ 315 5 Emerson Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson HISTORY There is no great and no small To the Soul that maketh all: And where it cometh, all th... ...ociety everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. Society is a joint-stock com- pany, in which the members agree, fo... ...ture to the powers of dis- simulation. Truth tyrannizes over the unwilling members of the body. Faces never lie, it is said. No man need be deceived w... ... he knows and tells; he is the only teller of news, for he was present and privy to the appearance which he describes. He is a beholder of ideas and a... ...o could make the truth plain, but possibly a college, or an ecclesiastical council might. I have not been able either to persuade my brother or to pre...

...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 felt, he may feel; what at any time has befallen a...

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

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Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

...ics Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is furn... ... Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por table 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... ...ed fingers. He had worked his stony way into Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council’s Schedule B, and had taken the bloom off the higher branches... ...gers. He had worked his stony way into Her Majesty’s most Honourable Privy Council’s Schedule B, and had taken the bloom off the higher branches of ma... ...e these. You saw nothing in Coketown but what was severely workful. If the members of a religious persuasion built a 21 CHARLES D ICKENS chapel there... ...of a religious persuasion built a 21 CHARLES D ICKENS chapel there—as the members of eighteen religious persua sions had done—they made it a pious w... ...ur man.’ After a few dashes in the public meeting way, Mr. Gradgrind and a council of political sages approved of Jem, and it was resolved to send him...

...ts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children. Stick to Fa...

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Little Dorrit Book One Poverty

By: Charles Dickens

...tion Little Dorrit, Book One: Poverty by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...n Little Dorrit, Book One: Poverty by Charles Dickens 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... ...with no knowledge even of the com- mon daily tone and habits of the common members of the free community who are not shut up in prisons; born and bred... ...n, the pewter-pots, glasses, pipes, tobacco- ashes, and general flavour of members, were still as that con- vivial institution had left them on its ad... ...uble door, in which the Circumlocution Sages appeared to be as- sembled in council, and out of which there was an imposing coming of papers, and into ... ... that Lord Decimus had bought his picture, and had asked the President and Council to dinner at a blow, and had said, with his own magnificent gravity... ...do anything.’ This was the first intimation he had ever given, that he was privy to the fact that they did something for a livelihood. He was still jo...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being r...

...CONTENTS Preface to the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Moth...

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Little Dorrit

By: Charles Dickens

...sics Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...s Series Publication Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 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... ...with no knowledge even of the com- mon daily tone and habits of the common members of the free community who are not shut up in prisons; born and bred... ...n, the pewter-pots, glasses, pipes, tobacco- ashes, and general flavour of members, were still as that con- vivial institution had left them on its ad... ...uble door, in which the Circumlocution Sages appeared to be as- sembled in council, and out of which there was an imposing coming of papers, and into ... ... that Lord Decimus had bought his picture, and had asked the President and Council to dinner at a blow, and had said, with his own magnificent gravity... ...do anything.’ This was the first intimation he had ever given, that he was privy to the fact that they did something for a livelihood. He was still jo...

...Excerpt: Preface to the 1857 edition. I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years. I must have been very ill employed, if I could not leave its merits and demerits as a whole, to express themselves on its being r...

...CONTENTS Preface to the 1857 Edition BOOK THE FIRST: POVERTY 1. Sun and Shadow 2. Fellow Travellers 3. Home 4. Mrs Flintwinch has a Dream 5. Family Affairs 6. The Father of the Marshalsea 7. The Child of the Marshalsea 8. The Lock 9. little Moth...

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The History of Henry Esmond, Esq. : A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne : Written by Himself

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF by WILLIAM MAKEPEA... ...THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. A COLONEL IN THE SERVICE OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ANNE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF by WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY... ...M MAKEPEACE THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty ... ...THACKERAY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, ... ...or this, and other sacrifices and merits, his Majesty, by patent under the Privy Seal, dated Oxford, Jan., 1643, was pleased to advance Sir Francis Es... ... and horses, and ’twas said he had much ado to keep himself awake at these councils: the Countess ruling over them, and he acting as little more than ... ... wisest, the bravest, the highest born, the most eloquent of men among its members. Father Holt bade him keep his views se- cret, and to hide them as ... ...ign, many of his family, and the greater part of the civilized world, were members.” And his lordship added a postscript, of which Esmond knew the ins... ...rian, and as eager for war as Prince Eugene himself. I say not that he was privy to Duke Hamilton’s death, I say that his party profited by it; and th...

...Excerpt: The writer of a book which copies the manners and language of Queen Anne?s time, must not omit the Dedication to the Patron; and I ask leave to inscribe this volume to your Lordship, for the sake of the great kindness and fri...

...CE. ........................................................................................................................................ 6 BOOK I THE EARLY YOUTH OF HENRY ESMOND, UP TO THE TIME OF HIS LEAVING TRINITY COLLEGE, IN CAMBRIDGE.....................................................................................11 CHAPTER I AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY OF ESMOND ...

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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... ...tronic Classics Series Publication The Federalist Papers is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...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... ...mended to the people the plan produced by their joint and very unani- mous councils. Admit, for so is the fact, that this plan is only recommended, no... ...f the convention, for it is well known that some of the most distinguished members of that Congress, who have been since tried and justly approved for... ...es, and who have grown old in acquiring political informa- tion, were also members of this convention, and carried into it their accumulated knowledge... ...individuals of whom they are com- posed. It is contended that the national council ought to have no concern with any object of internal administration... ...able in Great Britain, in the last resort, before the king himself, in his privy council, where the fact, as well as the law, undergoes a re-examinati...

...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 subjec...

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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... ...d princes venture to bring the affairs of other countries before their own councils; for the first time could they hope for a willing ear to their own... ...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... ...Thirty Y ears’ War This choice now occupied the attention of the Emperor’s privy council, and divided the opin- ions of its members. In order to oppos... ...usand voices; while their opinions found supporters, even in the Emperor’s privy council. 266 The History of the Thirty Y ears’ War Their repeated re...

...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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Bride of Lammermoor

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...s Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott 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... ...ished race were suifficient to have accounted for the dignities which many members of the family attained, without any supernatural assistance. But th... ...ir parents in Edinburgh during the sessions of the Scottish Parliament and Privy Coun- cil, at other times in the old Gothic castle of Ravenswood, to ... ...ty, had applied to the 32 Bride of Lammermoor Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; s... ...d applied to the 32 Bride of Lammermoor Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; so that... ...erest the various preparations of dress, etc., etc., which the differ- ent members of the family had prepared for the occasion. The morning dawned bri...

...Excerpt: Introduction to the bride of Lammermoor. The author, on a former occasion, declined giving the real source from which he drew the tragic subject of this history, because, though occurring at a distant period, it might possibly be unpleasing ...

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

By: Gilfillan

...T wo With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes, B B B B By the y the y the y the y the RE RE RE RE REV V V V V. GEOR . GEOR . GEOR . G... ...GILFILLAN AN AN AN AN A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two is a publication of the Pe... ...AN A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...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... ... treats of ethics, or practical morality; and would have consisted of many members; of which the four following epistles were detached portions: the t... ...d alcove, The bower of wanton Shrewsbury, 42 and love; Or just as gay, at council, in a ring Of mimick’d statesmen, and their merry king. ... ... a year by turns, and the first lot is obtained by Eteocles. Jupiter, in a council of the gods, de- clares his resolution of punishing the Thebans, an... ...impudent, publishes at length the two most sacred names in this nation, as members of the Dunciad. 173 This is prodigious! yet it is almost as strange... ... are—the King, the Queen, his late Majesty, both Houses of Parliament, the Privy Council, the Bench of Bishops, the Established Church, the present Mi...

Excerpt: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume Two.

...Contents THE GENIUS AND POETRY OF POPE........................................................................................ 7 MORAL ESSAYS ...............................................................................................

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Five

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...E VOLUMES Volume Five A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five is a publication ... ...Volume Five A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five is a publication of the Pen... ... Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes: Volume Five 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... ... the summons of the king they found him sitting at his wine with the seven members of his cabinet council; but the monarch appeared to be in a very il... ...g they found him sitting at his wine with the seven members of his cabinet council; but the monarch appeared to be in a very ill humor. He knew that H... ...d women. The contrast is inimitable!” “It must be,” said the king: and the council arose hurriedly (as it was growing late), to put in execution the s... ...at manner of people these maskers are. They are a great king and his seven privy-coun- cillors,—a king who does not scruple to strike a defenceless gi... ...’” Here- upon some little squibbing and bickering occurred among vari- ous members of the crowd, and especially between “Old Char- ley” and Mr. Pennif...

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

...Contents PHILOSOPHY OF FURNITURE .................................................................................................................................. 6 A TALE OF JERUSALEM ..............................................................

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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

... SARTOR RESARTUS The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr¨ ockh THOMAS CARLYLE 1831 DjVu Editions Copyright c ... ...HAPTER IV — CHARACTERISTICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 CHAPTER V — THE WORLD IN CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 CHAPTER VI — APRONS . .... ...9 CHAPTER VII — MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . ... ...— MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL . . . . . . . . . 31 CHAPTER VIII — THE WORLD OUT OF CLOTHES . . . . . . . . . 34 CHAPTER IX — ADAMITISM . . . . . . . . . ... ... Noir languidly emits its voice of destiny to haggard hungry Villains; while Councillors of State sit plotting, and playing their high chess game, whe... ... might have seemed wonderful how Herr Heuschrecke should be named a Rath, or Councillor, and Counsellor, even in Weissnichtwo. What counsel to any man... ...ure: the beginning of Creation is—Light. Till the eye have vision, the whole members are in bonds. Divine mo ment, when over the tempest tost Soul, a... ...or already can the Society number, among its office bearers or corresponding members, the highest Names, if not the highest Persons, in Germany, Engla... ...ound est ignorance: in the Wahngasse all lies swept, silent, sealed up; the Privy Council itself can hitherto elicit no answer. “It had been remarked...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; PRELIMINARY -- CONSIDERING our present advanced state of culture, and how the Torch of Science has now been brandished and borne about, with more or less effect, for five thousand years and upwards; how, in these times especially, not only the Torch still burns, and perhaps more...

...Table of Contents: BOOK I 3 -- CHAPTER I ?PRELIMINARY, 3 -- CHAPTER II ?EDITORIAL DIFFICULTIES, 7 -- CHAPTER III ?REMINISCENCES, 11 -- CHAPTER IV? CHARACTERISTICS, 19 -- CHAPTER V? THE WORLD IN CLOTHES, 24 -- CHAPTER VI? APRONS, 29...

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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... ...iduals identified as involved in the assassination plot, the UN Secu- rity Council passed a resolution criticizing their inaction and eventually sanc-... ...iate, Zakariya Essabar. Both Binalshibh and KSM claim that Essabar was not privy to the meaning of the message and had no foreknowledge of the attacks... ... information on which the account is based comes from sources who were not privy to the full scope of al Qaeda and Taliban planning. Bin Ladin and Ate...

...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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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin with Introduction and Notes Edited

By: Charles W. Eliot

...klin with introduction and notes edited by Charles W. Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...n with introduction and notes edited by Charles W. Eliot 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. An An An An Any per y per y per y per y person using this do... ...her o t his or her own wn wn wn wn risk. risk. risk. risk. risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ... would not dis cover his author. I too was taken up and examin’d before the council; but, tho’ I did not give them any satisfaction, they content’d t... ...ry of the Province, Isaac Pearson, Joseph Cooper, and several of the Smiths, members of Assembly, and Isaac Decow, the surveyor general. The latter w... ...made contraband, and prohib ited under small pecuniary penalties. The first members were Joseph Breintnal, a copyer of deeds for the scriveners, a go... ...w institutions, or alter ations in the old, and so much influence in public councils when I became a member; for I was but a bad speaker, never eloqu... ... men of the kingdom. HERE THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY BREAKS OFF 1760 Secures from the Privy Council, by a compromise, a decision obliging the Proprietary estat...

...ion: Benjamin Franklin was born in Milk Street, Boston, on January 6, 1706. His father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler who married twice, and of his seventeen children Benjamin was the youngest son. His schooling ended at ten, and at twelve he was bound apprentice to his brother James, a printer, who published the ?New England Courant.? To this journal he became a ...

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