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Droll Stories Volume I : The First Ten Tales

By: Honoré de Balzac

... I: The First T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...st T en T ales by Honore de Balzac Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stor... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Droll Stories, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- va... ...ries, Volume One: The First Ten Tales by Honore de Balzac is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...he publisher’s name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would make upon his hardy experiment. He claimed for his book the p... ...spect for the refuse of our Gallic antiquities. Bear in mind also, ye wild critics, you scrapers-up of words, harpies who mangle the intentions and in... ... every one sucked the breasts of our Holy Mother 9 Droll Stories – Vol. 1 Church and yet they were not drained, a miracle which proved beyond doubt t... ...st were all for her. Although accustomed to the curl-paper devotion of the church- men, she was well satisfied that she had made a conquest of the you... ...nced all the cowardice of the priest. She was not then a sufficiently good Catholic to pardon her lover deceiving her, by not know- ing how to die for...

...Excerpt: When, in March, 1832, the first volume of the now famous Contes Drolatiques was published by Gosselin of Paris, Balzac, in a short preface, written in the publisher?s name, replied to those attacks which he anticipated certain critics would make u...

..... 4 PROLOGUE ..................................................................................................................................... 6 THE FAIR IMPERIA........................................................................................................................ 8 THE VENIAL SIN...........................................................................

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...or Grimshawe’s Secret: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Grimshawe’s Secret: A Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne 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... ... authors who sincerely undervalue their own productions; and the sagacious critics who maintain that what of his own an author condemns must be doubly... ...tinuation. The two parts overlap, and it shall be left to the ingenuity of critics to detect the precise point of junction. In rewriting the first par... ... for the sustenance of the parson’s cow, round the low battlemented Norman church towers in the villages of the fatherland, had here contributed their... ...it,” said Doctor Grim; “hiding people who had fought on the wrong side, or Catholic priests, or criminals, or perhaps—who knows?—enemies that they wan... ...od there were several brothers of the old family (which had adhered to the Catholic religion), and these chose the side of the King instead of that of...

...Preface: A preface generally begins with a truism; and I may set out with the admission that it is not always expedient to bring to light the posthumous work of great writers. A man generally contrives to publish, during his lifetime, quite as much as the public has time or inclination to read; and...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS By THOMAS DE QUINCEY AUTHOR OF CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER, ETC. ETC. IN TWO VOLUMES. V V V V... ... Essays and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...says and Other Papers: Volume Two by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...niversity is an equal opportunity university. Contents SECESSION FROM THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ........................................................... ...e chapter. And yet, from the blindness or inconsiderate examination of his critics, this latent wisdom—this cryptical science of po- etic effects—in t... ...r to the charge preferred against him by Dr. Johnson, and by so many other critics, who had not sufficiently penetrated the latent theory on which he ... ...n secretly foremost in the recent outbreak of fanaticism against the Roman Catholics; but unfortunately it happened that, although not hating the Low ... ...ric sketches of society, even where the direct object may happen to have a catholic intelligibility, there is much amongst the allusions that surround...

...Contents SECESSION FROM THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND ................................................................ 4 TOILETTE OF THE HEBREW LADY........................................................................................ 43 CHARLEMAGNE........

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...on Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Cousin Betty by Honoré de Balzac, trans. James Waring 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 any- o... ...ous house of Cajetani, which has given more than one Pope to the Christian Church, that I dedi- cate this short portion of a long history; it is to th... ...ooked by the roof of a chapel still standing there as if to prove that the Catholic religion—so deeply rooted in France—survives all else. For forty y... ...hree years of prime, proclaimed poverty as loudly as a beggar in rags at a church door. The dining-room, badly kept by a single servant, had the sicke... ...grand and terrible exception deserves all the honors decreed to her by the Catholic Church. Thus, in one moment, Lisbeth Fischer had become the Mohica... ...essing that his own opinion agreed with that of every other artist, of the critics, and the public. He said to me in the garden before breakfast, ‘If ...

...Excerpt: It is neither to the Roman Prince, nor to the representative of the illustrious house of Cajetani, which has given more than one Pope to the Christian Church, that I dedicate this short portion of a long history; it is to the learned commenta...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...es Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in ... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...hem. I hope I am not likely to be misunderstood by Professors of the Roman Catholic faith, on account of anything con tained in these pages. I have d... ... sanctity of all Priests and Friars; I do no more than many conscientious Catholics both abroad and at home. I have likened these Pictures to shadows... ...ight be ashamed of. If you would know all about the ar chitecture of this church, or any other, its dates, dimensions, endowments, and history, is it... ... the Governor, in all public or semi public entertainments. They are lofty critics in consequence, and infinitely more exacting than if they made the ... ...o me, too, that the indiscriminate and deter mined raptures in which some critics indulge, is incompat 134 Pictures from Italy ible with the true a...

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First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

...First and Last Things A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life By H.G. Wells A Penn State Electronic Classics Se... ...lectronic Classics Series Publication First and Last Things: A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...: A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ld, the High Street in front, the tailor’s garden, the butcher’s yard, the churchyard and Bromley church tower behind; and one was taken upon ex- pedi... ...nswer would be, ‘No, we are Samurai and were united before the Elders.’ In Catholic countries those who use only the civil marriage are considered out... ... be- longs. The religious marriage is considered the only one bind- ing by Catholics, and the civil ceremony is respected merely because the State has... ...HE IDEA OF THE IDEA OF THE IDEA OF THE CHUR THE CHUR THE CHUR THE CHUR THE CHURCH CH CH CH CH Now all this leads very directly to a discussion of the ... ...a State that we can serve and be served by. Whether as members or external critics we have to do our best to get rid of obsolete doctrinal and ceremon...

...Introduction: Recently I set myself to put down what I believe. I did this with no idea of making a book, but at the suggestion of a friend and to interest a number of friends with whom I was associated. We were all, we found, extremely uncertain in our outlook upon life, about our religious feelings and in our ...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...The Marble Faun or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne In Two Volumes Volume Two A Penn State... ...wo Volumes Volume Two A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni: Volume Two by Nathaniel Hawt... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni: Volume Two by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pe... ...mance of Monte Beni: Volume Two by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...be seen in the faded frescos of Giotto and Cimabue, on the walls of many a church, or in the dark chapels, in which the sacristan draws aside the veil... ... an antique edition of Dante, which he had found among some old volumes of Catholic devotion, in a seldom-visited room, Tomaso met him in the entrance... ...e being a crucifix in one corner, and a multitude of holy emblems, such as Catholics judge it necessary to help their devotion withal. Several ugly li... ...ion. And hence it happens, that shallow and worldly men are among the best critics of their works; a taste for pictorial art is often no more than a p... ...e is no answering such objections. The great church smiles calmly upon its critics, and, for all response, says, “Look at me!” and if you still murmur...

...Excerpt: The tower among the Apennines It was in June that the sculptor, Kenyon, arrived on horse back at the gate of an ancient country house (which, from some of its features, might almost be called a castle) situated in a part of T...

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The Marble Faun : Or, The Romance of Monte Beni, Illustrated with Photogravures

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...The Marble Faun or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne Complete Two Volumes in One A Penn Sta... ...te Two Volumes in One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a p... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication The Marble Faun, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...n, or The Romance of Monte Beni by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... rudely up with ancient brick and stone, and over the domes of Chris- tian churches, built on the old pavements of heathen temples, and supported by t... ...oves and the angels for your nearest neighbors. I should not wonder if the Catholics were to make a saint of you, like your namesake of old; especiall... ...o had come joyfully for- ward to greet her friend. “You must not call me a Catholic. A Christian girl—even a daughter of the Puritans—may surely pay h... ...ion. And hence it happens, that shallow and worldly men are among the best critics of their works; a taste for pictorial art is often no more than a p... ...e is no answering such objections. The great church smiles calmly upon its critics, and, for all response, says, “Look at me!” and if you still murmur...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Miriam, Hilda, Kenyon, Donatello Four individuals, in whose fortunes we should be glad to interest the reader, happened to be standing in one of the saloons of the sculpture-gallery in the Capitol at Rome. It was that room (the first, after ascending the staircase) in the centre of which reclines the noble and most patheti...

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The Chaplet of Pearls

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... BY CHARLOTTE M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsyl... ...E M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...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... ...o keep within the bounds of historical verity. How far this has been done, critics better read than myself must decide. I have endeavoured to speak fa... ... education and opinions are looked on as not sufficiently alien from Roman Catholicism, a reference to Froude’s ‘History of Queen Elizabeth’ will show... ...dence and discretion. Lord Walwyn was, as we have seen, one of those whose Church principles had altered very little and very gradually; and in the ut... ...emonial. If the poor Baron de Ribaumont had ever been well enough to go to church on a Sunday, he would perhaps have thought himself still in the real... ...lizabeth’s court, and such an atmosphere as that of Paris, where the Roman Catholic system was at that time showing more corruption than it has ever d...

...Preface: It is the fashion to call every story controversial that deals with times when controversy or a war of religion was raging; but it should be remembered that there are some which only attempt to portray human feelings as affected by...

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...rnhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion 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... ...en bells, sud- denly a bell began to toll very much like that of a country church, and on going on deck we found an awning raised, a desk with a flag ... ...ere grey and solemn. Farms and gardens, convent towers, white villages and churches, and buildings that no doubt were hermitages once, upon the sharp ... ..., with a hand on the hip and a cigar in the mouth. These must be the chief critics at the great bull-fight house yonder by the Alameda, with its scant... ...ck which has an air at all picturesque or romantic; there is a plain Roman Catholic cathedral, a hideous new Protestant church of the cigar-divan arch... ...e it is impossible for us to comprehend the source and nature of the Roman Catholic devotion. I once went into a church at Rome at the request of a Ca...

...Excerpt: After a voyage, during which the captain of the ship has displayed uncommon courage, seamanship, affability, or other good qualities, grateful passengers often present him with a token of their esteem, in the shape of teapots, tankards, trays, &c. of pre...

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The Warden

By: Anthony Trollope

...by Anthony T ro llope A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Warden by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...ASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Warden by Anthony Trollope 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... ...ome one of the most coveted of the snug clerical sinecures attached to our church. It was now wholly in the bishop’s gift, and though the dean and cha... ... additions of vellum, typography, and gilding, a collection of our ancient church music, with some correct dissertations on Purcell, Crotch, and Nares... ...ts, put forth in the quaintest language. He cannot write English, said the critics. No matter, said the public; we can read what he does write, and th... ...ence by Protestant Irish members, and as vehemently denounced by the Roman Catholic; and it was justly considered that no further union between the pa...

Excerpt: The Warden by Anthony Trollope.

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Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret de Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...Stray Pearls Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont Viscountess of Bellaise By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge is ... ...baumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ake the inter- est and effectiveness of her work the paramount object. But critics have lashed her out of these erratic ways, and she is now become th... ...her a countrywoman, and of the same faith. I was likewise bred up in their Church, my mother having obtained the consent of my father, during a danger... ... English doc- trine is no heresy, and that the Church is a true Church and Catholic, though, as my home and my duties lie here, I re- main where I was... ...d be against our own. The English Church claims to be a branch of the true Catholic Church, and there are those among the Gallicans who are ready to a... ...een writing a discourse upon Cicero which he was to read aloud to the fair critics and their friends. Madame de Montausier added that his father was a...

Excerpt: Stray Pearls: Memoirs of Margaret De Ribaumont, Viscountess of Bellaise by Charlotte M. Yonge.

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...LICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. 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... ...intly scheme of ethics; but where is the scheme of mediation? In the Roman church, there have been some theologians who have also seen reason to suspe... ...em towards listening. Meantime, so far as I am acquainted with these Roman Catholic demurs, the difference between them and my own is broad. They, wit... ...fect. One part of the effect from the symbolic is dependent upon the great catholic principle of the Idem in alio. The symbol restores the theme, but ... ...ndeur. Horace, that exquisite master of the lyre, and that most shallow of critics, it is needless to say that in those days I had not read. Consequen... ...me that Lipsius 183 Autobiographic Sketches was nearer the truth than his critics; and that the Roman population of every class—slaves, aliens, peopl...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expre...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .........................................................

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope Volume I.

By: George Gilfillan

... POPE VOL. I. With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by THE REV. GEORGE GILFILLAN M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.L M.DCCC.LVI. V... ....LVI. VI. VI. VI. VI. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dis... ...I. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Expl... ...ation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... .................................... 154 I. ON CHARLES EARL OF DORSET, IN THE CHURCH OF WITHYAM, IN SUSSEX. ............................. 154 II. ON SIR ... ...cendants. Pope’s father had made about £10,000 by trade; but being a Roman Catholic, and fond of a coun- try life, he retired from business shortly af... ...taught him the Latin and Greek grammars together. He was next removed to a Catholic semi- nary at Twyford, near Winchester; and while there, read Ogil... ...alue of this reception is considerably lessened, when we remember that the critics could not have been very acute who did not detect Pope’s “fine Roma... ...als. T o conclude, if this volume perish, let it serve as a warning to the critics, not to take too much pains for the future to destroy such things a...

Excerpt: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Volume One, with Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan.

...Contents LIFE OF ALEXANDER POPE.................................................................................................................................. 6 PREFACE2......................................................................

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...e by Somerset Maugham A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...s Publication Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham 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... ... twenty years before in an ecclesiastical style. The front-door was like a church porch, and the drawing-room windows were gothic. Mrs. Carey , knowin... ...ith a peculiar smell, and had been put in because for- tunately , when the church was reseated, enough wood remained over. The balusters were deco- ra... ... was accustomed to say that Papists re- quired an epithet, they were Roman Catholic; but the Church of England was Catholic in the best, the fullest, ... ...der the influence of Newman’s Apologia; the pictur- esqueness of the Roman Catholic faith appealed to his esthetic sensibility; and it was only the fe... ...ge of the portrait-painter’s career when he was noticed a good deal by the critics and found a number of aristocratic ladies who were willing to allow...

...Excerpt: The day broke gray and dull. The clouds hung heavily, and there was a rawness in the air that suggested snow. A woman servant came into a room in which a child was sleeping and drew the curtains. She glanced mechanically at t...

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Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency

By: The Duke of Saint Simon

...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics Ser... ...f Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon is... ...nic Classics Series Publication Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...seat of the officer who distributed them, and then betake himself early to church in order to have a good one, and wait about in order to put himself ... ... so little fitted for the cloister, was nevertheless, at bottom, as good a churchman as with such a character he could be. He was a great favourite wi... ...ch would be read with more plea- sure if there were less spite against the Catholic religion, and less passion against the King. With those exceptions... ... would have been difficult to have found two instructors so opposed to the Catholics and to France, or so well suited to the King as teachers of his s... ...the author glide over that dangerous ice on his Jesuit skates! In due time critics condemned the work which, after so much applause, was recognised as...

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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... ...d, at least, in the right road to heaven, For half his days were pass’d at church, the other Between his tutors, confessor, and mother. At six, ... ...,’ I tell him, if a clergyman, he lies; Should captains the remark, or critics, make, They also lie too—under a mistake. The public approbat... ...undred souls Had left their bodies; and what ‘s worse, alas! When over Catholics the ocean rolls, They must wait several weeks before a mass... ...breath, You hardly could perceive when he was dead. He died as born, a Catholic in faith, Like most in the belief in which they ‘re bred, ... ...tell where it may not run. No doubt, if I had wish’ to pay my court To critics, or to hail the setting sun Of tyranny of all kinds, my concisi...

...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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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP , AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORY By Thomas Carlyle A PENN S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS ... ...TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...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... ... to him. A man’s, or a nation of men’s. By religion I do not mean here the church-creed which he 6 Thomas Carlyle professes, the articles of faith wh... ... exist- ence of great men; denies the desirableness of great men. Show our critics a great man, a Luther for example, they begin to what they call “ac... ...forth. They did want him greatly; but as to calling him forth— ! Those are critics of small vision, I think, who cry: “See, is it not the sticks that ... ...ling character of Dante’s genius. Dante does not come before us as a large catholic mind; rather as a narrow, and even sectarian mind: it is partly th... ...l fact in men’s life. And remark here, as rather curious, that Middle- Age Catholicism was abolished, so far as Acts of Parliament could abolish it, b...

...Excerpt: The text is taken from the printed ?Sterling Edition? of Carlyle?s Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications: The footnote (there is only one) has been embedded directly into text, in brackets, [thusly]....

...Contents LECTURES ON HEROES ............................................................................................................... 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM............................................... 38 LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE...

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Across the Plains

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ... Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...ile, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...me was Dickson and you a journeyman baker; but beyond that, whether you were Catholic or Mormon, dull or clever, fierce or friendly, was all one to th... ...ICANS, AND INDIANS THE HISTORY OF MONTEREY has yet to be written. Founded by Catholic missionaries, a place of wise beneficence to In- dians, a place ... ...d and the great Pacific, passes a ruined mission on a hill. From the mission church the eye embraces a great field of ocean, and the ear is filled wit... ...might have told you from 116 Across the Plains the beginning, only that the critics murmur over my consis- tent egotism; – and as I am positively for... ...rators, if I here toss them over, bound hand and foot, into the arena of the critics? For the business of the powders, which so many have censured, is...

Excerpt: Across the Plains by Robert Louis Stevenson.

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

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Roderick Hudson

By: Henry James

...assics Series Publication Roderick Hudson by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication Roderick Hudson by Henry James 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... ...s Rowland at the garden gate was giving his hostess Godspeed on her way to church, he came striding along the grassy margin of the road and out-whistl... ...ing along the grassy margin of the road and out-whistling the music of the church bells. It was one of those lovely days of August when you feel the c... ...and wisely of everything.” “Stay a bit!” cried Roderick; “you ‘re a better Catholic than the Pope. I shall be content if she judges fairly of me—of my... ... femi- nine) alluded to when they spoke of his delightful fresh- ness, and critics of harsher sensibilities (of the other sex) when they denounced his... ...are very artistic and yet you are very prosaic; you have what is called a ‘catholic’ taste and yet you are full of obstinate little prejudices and hab...

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