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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...in of his Rome in embers; or in thy arrogance to trample on this ill-fated corpse, as the ungrateful daughter trampled on her father Tarquin’s? Tell u... ...te, “that this is done to divert our idle thoughts; and as in well-ordered states games of chess, fives, and billiards are allowed for the diversion o... ...a, thou hast conquered, for it is impossible to have the heart to deny the united force of so many truths.” Luscinda in her feebleness was on the poin... ... arms make answer that without them laws cannot be maintained, for by arms states are defended, kingdoms preserved, cities protected, roads made safe,... ...ade safe, seas cleared of pirates; and, in short, if it were not for them, states, kingdoms, monarchies, cities, ways by sea and land would be exposed... ...nity of capturing the whole Turkish fleet in harbour was lost; for all the marines and janizzaries that belonged to it made sure that they were about ... ...ee himself on the high-road and in position to be given the com- mand of a corps before long; but Fortune was against him, for where he might have exp... ...ether with other strange things that came to pass in the inn Ah me, Love’s mariner am I On Love’s deep ocean sailing; I know not where the haven lies... ...perfectly, and perceived it was promised to him that he should see himself united in holy and lawful matrimony with his beloved Dulcinea del Toboso, f...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. T... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Por... ...ronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni versity, Electronic Classics ... ...ransmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni versity, Electronic Classics Series ... ...TIVE OATH OF OFFICE.........370 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 3 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STAT... ...TH OF OFFICE.........370 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 3 INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM... ...n. I need not call into view the unlawful ness of the practice by which our mariners are forced at the will of every cruising officer from their own ... ... the parade and the inaugural ball later that day, John Philip Sousa led the Marine Corps band. The ball was held at the Smithsonian Institution’s new... ...g ago made themselves safe against danger from without and secured for their mariners and flag equality of rights on all the seas. Under this Constitu...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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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

... Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–... ...(1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) ... ...MS 215 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembling the Teams 231 7.4 Final Strategies and... ...5 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembling the Teams 231 7.4 Final Strategies and Tactic... ... of Effort in the Congress 419 13.5 Organizing America’s Defenses in the United States 423 Appendix A: Common Abbreviations 429 Appendix B:Table o... ...ort in the Congress 419 13.5 Organizing America’s Defenses in the United States 423 Appendix A: Common Abbreviations 429 Appendix B:Table of Names... ...ingdom. It praised the 1983 suicide bombing in Beirut that killed 241 U.S. Marines, the 1992 bombing in Aden, and especially the 1993 firefight in Som... ...n learning how to use truck bombs such as the one that had killed 241 U.S. Marines in Lebanon in 1983.The relation- ship between al Qaeda and Iran dem... ...ll as some technical intelligence collection.The Army, Navy,Air Force, and Marine Corps have their own intelligence components that collect informatio...

...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 and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation?s capital at a time of great partisa...

...2 Bin Ladin?s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988?1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992?1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda?s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996?1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing 71 3.2 Adaptation?and Nonadaptation?...

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The Enormous Room

By: E. E. Cummings

...IN; HE WAS LOST; AND IS FOUND.” He was lost by the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps. He was officially dead as a result of official misinformation. He wa... ...merican Ambassador at Paris, Richard Norton of the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps to which the boys belonged, was completely discouraged, and advised m... ...by a blundering cable from Paris saying that he had been drowned by a sub- marine. (An error which Mr. Norton subsequently cabled that he had discover... ... would appear that the authorities had not even conde- scended to tell the United States Embassy where this innocent American citizen was confined; so... ...appear that the authorities had not even conde- scended to tell the United States Embassy where this innocent American citizen was confined; so that a... ...his broom and was assisting. Nearer and nearer they came; converging, they united their separate heaps of filth in a loudly stinking single mound at t... ...” “Vraiment”—he contemplated me with attention. “South American are you?” “United States” I explained. “Vraiment”— he looked curiously at me, not disa... ...ment”—he contemplated me with attention. “South American are you?” “United States” I explained. “Vraiment”— he looked curiously at me, not disagreeabl... ...oss, but managed to stam- mer simperingly that it was a part of the United States. “UH.” The hippopotamus said. Then he remarked that I had been arres...

...Introduction: ?For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost; and is found.? He was lost by the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps. He was officially dead as a result of official misinformation....

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...overnment, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehend... ...nt, you are called upon to deliberate on a new Constitution for the United States of America. The subject speaks its own importance; comprehending in ... ...rivate circles of those who oppose the new Constitution, that the thirteen States are of too great extent for any general system, and that we must of ... ...he prosperity of the people of America depended on their continuing firmly united, and the wishes, prayers, and efforts of our best and wisest citizen... ...or safety and happiness in union, we ought to seek it in a division of the States into distinct confederacies or sovereign- ties. However extraordinar... ...at Provi- dence has been pleased to give this one connected country to one united people—a people descended from the same ances- tors, speaking the sa... ...falls within the first descrip- tion. An insular situation, and a powerful marine, guarding it in a great measure against the possibility of foreign i... ..., and would possess all the means, requisite to the creation of a powerful marine. Impressions of this kind will naturally indicate the policy of fost... ...of success. An active commerce, an extensive navigation, and a flourishing marine would then be the offspring of moral and physical necessity. We migh...

...ter 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 subject speaks its own importance; comprehending in its consequences nothing less than the existence of the union, the safety and welfare of the parts of which it is composed, the fate of an empi...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

..............18 Beginners............................................19 To the States.......................................19 On Journeys Through the S... .............................................244 France (the 18th Year of these States) ....................................................246 Year of M... ...Ballad (1854).....................278 Europe (The 72d and 73d Years of These States)...........................................280 A Hand Mirror......... ...My Chant...........534 True Conquerors...............................535 The United States to Old World Critics ......................................... ... the waves, the large imperious waves, Or some lone bark buoy’d on the dense marine, Where joyous full of faith, spreading white sails, She cleaves th... ...to every ship that sails, sail you! Bear forth to them folded my love, (dear mariners, for you I fold it here in every leaf;) Speed on my book! spread... ...n, sail on, bear o’er the boundless blue from me to every sea, This song for mariners and all their ships. Leaves of Grass –Whitman 11 T O F OREIG... ...an the whole of the Mannahatta in itself, Singing the song of These, my ever united lands—my body no more inevitably united, part to part, and made ou... ...nd diverse contributions one identity, any more than my lands are inevitably united and made one identity; Nativities, climates, the grass of the gre...

...ead the Book........................18 Beginning My Studies.........................18 Beginners............................................19 To the States.......................................19 On Journeys Through the States..........19 To a Certain Cantatrice.......................20 Me Imperturbe....................................20 Savantism...........................

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Salammbo

By: Gustave Flaubert

...coes all round the basin. On an island in the centre stood a house for the marine Suffet. The water was so limpid that the bottom was visible with its... ...gain, “’Tis we! ’tis we! and you too are vanquished!” No one excepting the marine Suffet might enter the admiral’ s house. So long as there was no pro... ...ffs spread out their hands to avert the anath- ema. All had risen. But the marine Suffet, being a sacerdotal magistrate under the protection of the Su... ...nd ran after his troops, who were hastening towards those from Utica. They united so rapidly that the Suffet had not time to draw up his men in battle... ...pire. Strengthened by Punic money , the adventurer had raised the Numidian States with promises of freedom. But Narr’ Havas, warned by his nurse’ s so... ...ed at almost the same time there existed differences between their various states of corruption. The men of the North were puffed up with livid swelli... ...barians would find themselves driven to the edge of the sea, and all those united forces would crush them. This would infallibly happen. Thus no means... ..., trying to stop it, or looking at it in sur- prise, the Carthaginians had united again; they entered, and the enormous gate shut echoing behind them.... ...yracuse, was carried away by this example. For the preservation of his own States it was neces- sary that an equilibrium should exist between the two ...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...chool, many of whom have filled conspicuous places in the service of their States. T wo of my contemporaries there —who, I believe, never attended any... ...ation my father re- ceived a letter from the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, Ulysses, I ... ...y father re- ceived a letter from the Honorable Thomas Morris, then United States Senator from Ohio. When he read it he said to me, Ulysses, I believe... ...uld not write to Hamer for the appointment, but he wrote to Thomas Morris, United States Senator from Ohio, informing him that there was a vacancy at ... ... write to Hamer for the appointment, but he wrote to Thomas Morris, United States Senator from Ohio, informing him that there was a vacancy at West Po... ...afforded, it would not have voted for Jefferson Davis for President of the United 15 U. S. Grant States, over Mr. Lincoln, or any other representativ... ...osition was reached. One of these officers was a Lieutenant Semmes, of the Marine Corps. I think Captain Gore, and Lieutenant Judah, of the 4th infan-... ... three days’ bombardment by the navy an assault was made by the troops and marines, resulting in the capture of the place, and in taking 5,000 prisone... ...t-Commander George Brown commanding, be- low. She met Colonel Ellet of the Marine brigade below Natchez on a captured steamer. Two of the Colonel’s fl...

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Catherine : A Story

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...r author, in which Sen- timent and History, or the True and Beautiful, are united. CHAPTER XXIV BUTTON’S IN PALL MALL. THOSE WHO FREQUENT the dismal a... ...cating her child in an elegant though small cottage in one of the romantic marine villages of beautiful Devonshire. Her child! What a gush of consolat... ...g waits.” The Bishop ran off, with more than youthful agility, to seek the United States’ Minister. “These Republi- cans,” he added, confidentially, a... ....” The Bishop ran off, with more than youthful agility, to seek the United States’ Minister. “These Republi- cans,” he added, confidentially, and with... ...he Ca- cique with him.” In fact, as the monarch spoke, the Minister of the United States made his appearance, followed by a gigantic warrior in the ga... ...cique with him.” In fact, as the monarch spoke, the Minister of the United States made his appearance, followed by a gigantic warrior in the garb of h... ...Ben Franklin; but all other things must yield to the service of the United States of North America. I have done. What would you, Sire?” and the intrep... ...egs nor the Sailor cared for the gayety and the crowd of cities; the stout mariner’s home was in the puttock-shrouds of the old “Repudiator.” The ster... ...is trivial, but it shows the power of Julia Jowler over me. The writers of marine novels have so exhausted the subject of storms, shipwrecks, mutinies...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...nterests of eternal justice (and recent friendship), does not apply to the United States of America. There, if one may believe the long and helpless i... ...s of eternal justice (and recent friendship), does not apply to the United States of America. There, if one may believe the long and helpless indignat... ...ds the introductory chapter of the story which, as the author’s dedication states, has inspired an admirable draughtsman and a skilful dramatist, each... ...ct he seems to depart from his sceptical philosophy. But as an illustrious statesman, now no more, a great prince too, with an ironic mind and a liter... ...il n’y a plus d’Europe!” There is, indeed, no Europe. The idea of a Europe united in the solidarity of her dynasties, which for a mo- ment seemed to d... ...kind of beet. He exported this seed, not only with profit (and even to the United States), but with a certain amount of glory which seemed to have gon... ...he Titanic disaster the small tribute of a blush. I ask myself whether the Marine Department of the Board of Trade did really believe, when they decid... ...than ever before. She was a ship commanded, manned, equipped—not a sort of marine Ritz, proclaimed unsinkable and sent adrift with its casual populati... ... toil, belonging neither to earth nor sea, I greet with joy the advent for marine purposes of the internal combustion engine. The disappear- ance of t...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

.............................................................. 76 BOOK 1.IV . STATES-GENERAL ............................................................... ... For Louis had withal a kind of insight in him. So, when a new Minister of Marine, or what else it might be, came announcing his new era, the Scarlet-... ... with the whole pomp of astonished intoxicated France, will be opening the States- General. Dubarrydom and its D’Aiguillons are gone forever. There is... ...gth, one day, of proposing to convoke a ‘National Assembly.’ “You de- mand States-General?” asked Monseigneur with an air of mi- natory surprise.—”Yes... ...c Oath, of the One- 70 The French Revolution and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new- idea, which, in these coming years, shall ... ...entation,’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,... ...t the wine-merchant has become an impromptu cannoneer. See Georget, of the Marine Service, fresh from Brest, ply the King of Siam’s cannon. Singu- lar... ...t spleen; denounces an Aristocrat Bertrand-Moleville traitorous Aristocrat Marine-Minister. Do not her Ships and King’s Ships lie rotting piecemeal in... ...elf aiding from within: the railing gives way; Majesty and Legislative are united in place, unknown Destiny hovering over both. Rattle, and again ratt...

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Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...s and at- testations direct and collateral. From the archives of the Royal Marine at Seville, from the autobiography or the heroine, from contemporary... ...g to her. The condition of Kate is exactly that of Coleridge’s ‘An - cient Mariner.’ But possibly, reader, you may be amongst the many careless reader... ...me to enlighten you, else you ruin 105 Thomas de Quincey the story of the mariner; and by losing all its pathos, lose half the jewels of its beauty. ... ...or two hundred and twenty years. It is enough that she is reported to have united the stately tread of Andalusian women with the innocent voluptuousne... ...; and the French reporter of Catalina’s memoirs dwells upon the theme. She united, he says, the sweetness of the German lady with the energy of the Ar... ... for reclaiming them, or for chastising their revolt. Both conditions were united obviously in the person of Kien Long, the reigning Emperor of China,... ...of this paper have been translated by the Jesuit missionaries. The Emperor states the whole motives of his conduct and the chief incidents at great le... ...s ogy, when men talk of substances in different stages, or of transitional states, they do not mean that they have watched the same individual stratum... ...at they have watched the same individual stratum or phenomenon, exhibiting states removed from each other by depths of many thousand years; how could ...

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Miscellaneous Prose

By: George Meredith

...treet indicates possibili- ties in the Oriental imagination of the eminent statesman who stooped to conquer fact through fiction. Thackeray’s attitude... ...e to appease her cravings earlier than she would have had as much from the United Liberal Cabinet, but at a cost both to her and to England. Meanwhile... ...d faith in the active intellect, and that is the thing to be prayed for by statesmen who would register permanent successes. The Irish, it is true, do... ...the ‘quatre pattes’. We consider that we have not lost by his temerity. In states of dubitation under impelling elements, the instinct pointing to cou... ...redith since Wednesday morning, and the famous general, in whom the fourth corps he commands, and the whole of the nation, has so much confidence, has... ...d of the Polesine by several pontoon bridges, which will enable Cialdini’s corps d’armee to cross the river, and, as everybody here hopes, to cross it... ...o, on which, according to appearance, the first, second, and third Italian corps d’armee seem destined to operate. The English general and the two Pru... ... under the command of General Angioletti, only a month ago Minister of the Marine in Lamarmora’s Cabinet. Angioletti’s division of the second corps wa...

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The Days Work

By: Rudyard Kipling

... Sahib a handkerchief to put over his face?” “Little help! They fed me the corpses for a month, and I flung them out on my sand-bars, but their work w... ...ner yet no Vermont, in our business. There’s jest two kind o’ horse in the United States—them ez can an’ will do their work after bein’ properly broke... ... no Vermont, in our business. There’s jest two kind o’ horse in the United States—them ez can an’ will do their work after bein’ properly broke an’ ha... ...us to endure a strain which is entirely without parallel in the records of marine architecture.” 64 Rudyard Kipling The Steam turned a laugh quickly ... ...ere the sworn statements of her skipper filled his brethren with envy. The mariner cannot tell or act a lie in the face of the sea, or mis-lead a temp... ...that wiped her eyes. 150 Rudyard Kipling •007 A LOCOMOTIVE IS, next to a marine engine, the most sensitive thing man ever made; and No. 007, beside... ... par- ticulars from ours. And do you always stop trains in this way in the States, Mr. Sargent?” “I should if occasion ever arose; but I’ve never had ... ...d for a constable! lock him up! “ said that man, adjusting his collar; and unitedly they cast him into the lamp-room, and turned the key, while the dr... ...was great jealousy between the first and second de- tachments, but the men united in adoring Cottar, and their way of showing it was by sparing him al...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

... of the age of the streams. During our stay, I observed the habits of some marine animals. A large Aplysia is very common. This sea-slug is about five... ...train of ink to hide the hole into which it had crawled. While looking for marine animals, with my head about two feet above the rocky shore, I was mo... ...ing of a hard glossy substance with a pearly lus- tre, which is intimately united to the surface of the rocks. This, when examined with a lens, is fou... ...es, finely coni- cal at both ends. Two of these are shown in the wood- cut united together. They vary in length from .04 to .06, and even to .08 of an... ... ment, to contract itself, so that in the course of a second the whole was united into a perfect little sphere, which occupied the position of the sep... ...water quite salt. I have no doubt many interest- ing facts, in relation to marine and fresh water ani- mals, might be observed in this chain of lagoon... ...mpelled to vomit up the carrion it may have recently gorged. Lastly, Azara states that several Carranchas, five or six together, will unite in chase o... ...from the last species, as it never occurs southward of lat. 41 degs. Azara states that there exists a tradition that these birds, at the time of the c... ...ed an elephant or megatherium, but the structure of its teeth, as Mr. Owen states, proves indisputably that it was inti- mately related to the Gnawers...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...examples and types under the broad Alpine survey of the spirit born of our united social intelli- gence, which is the Comic Spirit? Wise men say the l... ...f the race was the hope of 8 The Egoist his county. A Patterne was in the Marines. The country and the chief of this family were simulta- neously inf... ... rine, but he is a Patterne. How any Patterne should have drifted into the Marines, is of the order of questions which are senselessly asked of the gr... ...f talking of his “military namesake and distant cousin, young Patterne—the Marine”. It was funny; and not less laughable was the description of his na... ... Egoist letters to his family, despatched from the principal cities of the United States of America. He would give them a sketch of “our democratic co... ... letters to his family, despatched from the principal cities of the United States of America. He would give them a sketch of “our democratic cousins”,... ...n popular among them. I could not sing their national song—if a congery of states be a nation—and I must confess I listened with frigid politeness to ... ...nish sufficient?” “A poet or two could help us.” 92 The Egoist “Perhaps a statesman,” she suggested. “A pugilist, if wanted.” “For blowy days,” obser... ...illoughby Patterne, though ready in the pursuit of duty and policy (an oft-united couple) to cast Miss Dale away, had to consider that he was not simp...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

...a small schooner had made a good voyage, by carrying a cargo of them to the United States. We returned by sun down, and found the Loriotte at a... ... schooner had made a good voyage, by carrying a cargo of them to the United States. We returned by sun down, and found the Loriotte at anchor, ... ...alled who speak the English language) who have married Californians, become united to the Catholic church, and acquired considerable property. Havi... ...ure was chiefly turned against a large, heavy moulded fellow from the Middle States, who was called Sam. This man hesitated in his speech, and was ra... ...ng down to the beach. Several people were soon collected to see ‘‘los Ingles marineros,’’ and one of them—a young woman—took a great fancy to my pocke... ... of work, and is out of the way, or hanging back, when duty is to be done. ‘‘Marine’’ is the term applied more partic- ularly to a man who is ignora... ...t of the bystanders, who cried out, ‘‘Bravo!’’ ‘‘Otra vez!’’ and ‘‘Vivan los marineros!’’ but the dancing did not become general, as the women and the... ...acquitted, yet he was so frightened that he never would show himself in the United States again; and I could not persuade him that he could never be ... ...ed, yet he was so frightened that he never would show himself in the United States again; and I could not persuade him that he could never be tried a...

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

............................................................. 100 BOOK 1.IV . STATES-GENERAL ............................................................... ... For Louis had withal a kind of insight in him. So, when a new Minister of Marine, or what else it might be, came announcing his new era, the Scarlet-... ... with the whole pomp of astonished intoxicated France, will be opening the States-General. Dubarrydom and its D’Aiguillons are gone forever. There is ... ...ength, one day, of proposing to convoke a ‘National Assembly.’ “You demand States-Gen- eral?” asked Monseigneur with an air of minatory surprise.— ”Ye... ...Espremenil, a most patriotic Oath, of the One-and-all sort, is sworn, with united throat;—an excellent new-idea, which, in these coming years, shall n... ...ntation, ’ that is to say, have as many members as the Noblesse and Clergy united? Shall the States-General, when once assembled, vote and deliberate,... ...h broken coach-panels, and owe his life to furious driving. The Gardes- du-Corps (Body-Guards), which you were drawing out, had better be drawn in aga... ...t the wine-merchant has become an impromptu cannoneer. See Georget, of the Marine Service, fresh from Brest, ply the King of Siam’s cannon. Singular (... ...Guard do duty at the Chateau? Had they not Swiss; Hundred Swiss; Gardes-du-Corps, Body- guards so-called? Nay, it would seem, the number of Body- guar...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Two

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...or two motives, each of a given value, have not, necessarily, a value when united, equal to the sum of their values apart. There are numerous other ma... ...ach square yard, gives 2,230,272,000 Pigeons. — “Travels in Canada and the United States,” by Lieut. F . Hall. 34 Poe in Five V olumes “‘No sooner ha... ...are yard, gives 2,230,272,000 Pigeons. — “Travels in Canada and the United States,” by Lieut. F . Hall. 34 Poe in Five V olumes “‘No sooner had we go... ...formed calculations of so vast an extent that they would have required the united labor of fifty thousand fleshy men for a year.** But a still more wo... ... magicians, by means of a fluid that no- body ever yet saw, could make the corpses of his friends brandish their arms, kick out their legs, fight, or ... ...is pillow and expired. I noticed that in less than a minute afterward his corpse had all the stern rigidity of stone. His brow was of the coldness of... ...d my mind. At one period I thought 86 Poe in Five V olumes of cutting the corpse into minute fragments, and destroying them by fire. At another, I re... ...le, having insuperable and impenetrable walls of foliage, a roof of ultra- marine satin, and no floor—the keel balancing itself with ad- mirable nicet...

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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

... drinking scenes, junkettings, gormandizing, battles, scuffles, wounds and corpses, magic, witches, speeches, repeated enumerations, lengthiness, and ... ...ense that, in order to lose as little as possible, they have collected and united what originally were variations—the revisions, in short, of the orig... ...unghole with a drawbridge for the more easy caguing: or the fashion of the mariners, for the greater solace and comfort of his kidneys: or that of the... ...raw them to peace but by sharp and fierce wars. Chapter 1.XXXIII. How some statesmen of Picrochole, by hairbrained counsel, put him in extreme danger.... ...turned into his country, he called a parliament, where all the princes and states of his kingdom being assembled, he showed them the humanity which he... ... exercise, only 190 Gargantua & Pantagruel now and then he would see some mariners and lightermen a-wrestling on the quay or strand by the river-side... ...topsail, and letting go the bowline with the brazen bullets, wherewith the mariners did by way of protestation bake in pastemeat great store of pulse ... ...nd binary, the first of the even numbers, as of a male and female knit and united together. In very deed it was the fashion of old in the city of Rome... ...aging of some formidable war, or the notable change and mutation of potent states and kingdoms; but, in conclusion, the world laugheth at the capricio...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... behalf of the parish. He knows all the titles of the Lord Mayor by heart; states the case without a single stammer: and it is even reported that on o... ... conclusion of the ceremony, until the sacred edifice resounded with their united wailings! As the four sisters and Mr. Robinson continued to occupy t... ...arged over the offenders, but without effect. In this state of things, the marine-store dealer at the cor- 62 Sketches by Boz ner of the street, in t... ...hment, we perceived that the whole of the characters, including a numerous corps de ballet of boots and shoes in the background, into which we had bee... ...ed; on which the stout father calls very loudly for an officer, to whom he states the case, in the presence of another father of another family—a litt... ... (and none of these appearances are very uncommon among the members of the Corps Dramatique), may be worn for the purpose of disguise, and to prevent ... ...le. How has May-day decayed! 177 Charles Dickens CHAPTER XXI—BROKERS’ AND MARINE-STORE SHOPS WHEN WE AFFIRM that brokers’ shops are strange places, a... ...winging over the door; a board with the squeezed-up inscription ‘Dealer in marine stores, ’ in lanky white let- ters, whose height is strangely out of... ...ote period questions which may be asked, but cannot be answered. Tradition states that the transparency in the front door, which displays at night thr...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Three

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...e Three NARRATIVE OF A. GORDON PYM INTRODUCTORY NOTE UPON MY RETURN to the United States a few months ago, after the extraordinary series of adventure... ... NARRATIVE OF A. GORDON PYM INTRODUCTORY NOTE UPON MY RETURN to the United States a few months ago, after the extraordinary series of adventure in the... ...ers had died about eleven in the forenoon, in violent convulsions; and the corpse presented in a few minutes after death one of the most horrid and lo... ...me on with great fury, and the design was aban- doned for the present. The corpse, left to itself, was washed into the larboard scuppers, where it sti... ...er as far as we could on the ladder, and giving a pull against it with our united strength, succeeded in breaking it down. The third attempt was equal... ...ter, or that the eating of some unknown venomous species of fish, or other marine animal, or oceanic bird, might have induced it—but it is utterly use... ...igator, and this, too, without encountering extraordinary difficulties. He states that although he was fre- quently hemmed in by ice before reaching t... ...in America, and for the purpose of making me her heir, paid a visit to the United States, in company with a dis- tant and exceedingly lovely relative ... ...ica, and for the purpose of making me her heir, paid a visit to the United States, in company with a dis- tant and exceedingly lovely relative of her ...

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Sketches

By: Charles Dickens

... behalf of the parish. He knows all the titles of the Lord Mayor by heart; states the case without a single stammer: and it is even reported that on o... ... conclusion of the ceremony, until the sacred edifice resounded with their united wailings! As the four sisters and Mr. Robinson continued to occupy t... ...arged over the offenders, but without effect. In this state of things, the marine-store dealer at the cor- 62 Sketches by Boz ner of the street, in t... ...ed; on which the stout father calls very loudly for an officer, to whom he states the case, in the presence of another father of another family—a litt... ...le. How has May-day decayed! 177 Charles Dickens CHAPTER XXI—BROKERS’ AND MARINE-STORE SHOPS WHEN WE AFFIRM that brokers’ shops are strange places, a... ...winging over the door; a board with the squeezed-up inscription ‘Dealer in marine stores, ’ in lanky white let- ters, whose height is strangely out of... ...ote period questions which may be asked, but cannot be answered. Tradition states that the transparency in the front door, which displays at night thr... ...ment of the unwary Tibbs. On the following morning, Mr. Septimus Hicks was united to Miss Matilda Maplesone. Mr. Simpson also en- tered into a ‘holy a... ...ous incredulity, for Mr. Tomkins declared that no other chimney-pot in the United Kingdom, broken or unbroken, could be so beautiful as the one at No....

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The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices : No Thoroughfare ; The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

By: Charles Dickens

...fine active young men; and that whereas the stan dard of that distinguished corps is full six feet, ‘grow ing lads of five feet eleven’ need not abs... ...tains, purposely abstaining, as he did so, from look ing at the face of the corpse, lest he might unnerve himself at the outset by fastening some gha... ...tness the momentary impres sion it had received from the first sight of the corpse. Before long the face seemed to be hovering out in the middle of t... ...y riding into Allonby in a one horse fly, bent upon staying in that peaceful marine valley until the turbu lent Doncaster time shall come round upon ... ...er and its dry patches, changed into long bars of silver and gold in various states of burnishing, and there were fine views—on fine days—of the Scott... ...e was recaptured by the town council, or is bolting at this hour through the United Kingdom, they know not. They hope he may be still bolting; if so, ... ...ave it. ‘But, lo! Before he got it, she cheated him. In one of her imperious states, she froze, and never thawed again. She put her hands to her head ...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

...d not, till, as we read on the stone on our right, it “gave peace to these United States.” As a Concord poet has sung:— “By the rude bridge that arc... ...till, as we read on the stone on our right, it “gave peace to these United States.” As a Concord poet has sung:— “By the rude bridge that arched the... ...ontain pure discoveries, glimpses of terra firma, though by ship wrecked mariners, and not the art of navigation by those who have never been out of... ...ature and society hint at infinite periods in the progress of mankind. The States have leisure to laugh from Maine to T exas at some newspaper joke, a... ... more favorable to contemplation and the observation of nature. Unlike the mariner, they have the constantly vary ing panorama of the shore to reliev... ...h the savage inhabitants of some remote isle stand to the mysterious white mariner, the child of the sun?—as if we were to have dealings with an anim... ...eum, where “the only perfect skeleton of a Greenland or river whale in the United States” was to be seen, and I also read in its directory of a “Manch... ...ere “the only perfect skeleton of a Greenland or river whale in the United States” was to be seen, and I also read in its directory of a “Manchester A... ...‘t were two summer days in one, T wo Sundays come together, Our rays united make one sun, With fairest summer weather. As surely as the sunse...

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Heartbreak House : A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

By: George Bernard Shaw

.... And of the two atmospheres it is hard to say which was the more fatal to statesmanship. Revolution on the Shelf Heartbreak House was quite familiar ... ...ar at all, and had not only had military training in Officers’ T rain- ing Corps, but had proclaimed on public occasions that they were perfectly read... ... climax of legal lawlessness was reached in France. The greatest Socialist statesman in Europe, Jaures, was shot and killed by a gentleman who resente... ... wrath on which many suns go down before it is appeased. Yet it was in the United States of America where nobody slept the worse for the war, that the... ...on which many suns go down before it is appeased. Yet it was in the United States of America where nobody slept the worse for the war, that the war fe... ...side trippers learned that an elderly gentleman at breakfast in a week-end marine hotel had been interrupted by a bomb dropping into his egg-cup, thei... ... the port door]. HECTOR. That’s an extraordinary girl. She has the Ancient Mariner on a string like a Pekinese dog. RANDALL. Now that they have gone, ...

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Three Soldiers

By: John Dos Passos

...d come from such various worlds, all these men sleep- ing about him, to be united in this. And what did they think of it, all these sleepers? Had they... ... sonny, I nearly cried when I found I was going to be in this damn medical corps? I enlisted for the tanks. This is the first time in my life I haven’... ... in a hell of a hurry.” “Have you heard anything about this army students’ corps to send men to universities here in France? Something the Y. M. C. A.... ...y.” W alters’s voice broke into his reverie. “I’m going to appoint you the corps of inter- preters.” Andrews laughed. “D’you know the way to the Schoo... ...ut just think of it,” said Aubrey, “that means world revo- lution with the United States at the head of it. What do you think of that?” “Moki doesn’t ... ... think of it,” said Aubrey, “that means world revo- lution with the United States at the head of it. What do you think of that?” “Moki doesn’t think s... ...irty life that. I’ll never be a soldier. I’m going into the navy. Merchant marine, and then if I have to do service I’ll do it on the sea.” “I suppose... ...t on in the world, Skinny.” “But, Kid, you won’t be able to go back to the States.” “I don’t care. New Rochelle’s not the whole world. They got the mo... ...ere like they did in Russia; then we’d be free. We couldn’t go back to the States for a while, but there wouldn’t be no M.P .’s to hunt us like we wer...

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