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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...me, and professes astonishment on principle. But he has no leaning towards mythology; avows his contempt for what he calls “unregenerate poetry;” and ...

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...e, pending your Centuries, etc., I do earnestly desire the best book about mythology (if it be German, so much the worse; send a bunctionary along wit...

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Twice Told Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...e to one of those spirits of fable-fairies, or creatures of a more antique mythology—who sometimes mingled their agency with mortal affairs, half in c...

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The Arrow of Gold : A Story between Two Notes

By: Joseph Conrad

...aginations of such aunts and uncles are affected by such rare visitations. Mythology may give us a hint. There is the story of Danae, for instance.” ...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...the little horse- shoes on the lower branches. Why has not England a great mythology? our folklore has never advanced beyond daintiness, and the great...

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The Magic Skin

By: Honoré de Balzac

...this case, than if I had men- tioned sphinxes or griffins, whose existence mythology in a manner admits.” “As you are an Orientalist,” replied the oth...

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Cousin Pons

By: Honoré de Balzac

...not human; he is a monster, an angel wanting wings. The angel of Christian mythology has nothing but a head. On earth, the righteous person is the suf...

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Democracy and Education

By: John Dewey

...the notion of a spontaneous normal development of these activities is pure mythology. The natural, or native, pow- ers furnish the initiating and limi...

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Mansfield Park

By: Jane Austen

...d of the Roman emperors as low as Severus; besides a great deal of the Heathen Mythology, and all the Metals, Semi Metals, Planets, and distinguished ...

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The Noble Qur'An

By: Rev. J. M. Rodwell

... Muhammad derived his doctrines of the Genii from the Persian and In- dian mythology, and attempted to identify them with the 231 The Koran Satan and...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...jective facts to be revered. A brilliant school of interpretation of Greek mythology would have it that in their origin the Greek gods were only half-...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...Middleton, “is the observation of a student of the dictionary of classical mythology in the En- glish tongue.” “The Theatre is a matter of climate, si...

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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

... you, and you may take it as extracted out of the profoundest mysteries of mythology, that, when the giants had enterprised the waging of a war agains...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...r pans of incense; dispensing sweet incense- fumes,—unless for the Heathen Mythology, one sees not for whom. Two hundred thousand Patriotic Men; and, ...

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