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Amelia

By: Henry Fielding

...lication Amelia by Henry Fielding, ed. George Saintsbury is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ation Amelia by Henry Fielding, ed. George Saintsbury 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... ...a pays the pen- alty of an audacity which, a priori, its most unfavourable critics would indignantly deny to be a fault. It begins instead of ending w... ...l of the finest strokes, and, as a rule, insufficiently done justice to by critics. And I have purposely left to the last a group of personages about ... ...nciled us and our affairs to Mrs. Harris; and we now proceeded directly to church, the doctor having before provided a licence for us.” “But where is ... ... harmless ceremony; but between two persons who really love each other the church of Rome never invented a penance half so severe as this which we abs... ...e, we will call back your husband; for, upon my word, he hath shewn a good catholic patience. And where is the honest serjeant and his wife? I am plea...

...Introduction: Fielding?s third great novel has been the subject of much more discordant judgments than either of its forerunners. If we take the period since its appearance as covering four generations, we find the greatest authority in the earliest, Johnson, speaking of it wi...

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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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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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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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Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians

By: Dr. Martin Luther

...Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians by Martin Luther (1535) Translated by Theodore Graebner A Pen... ...raebner A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians by Martin Luther, trans. Theodore Graebner is ... ... the Galatians by Martin Luther, trans. Theodore Graebner 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 pur- pose, and in... ...peak—because you will never get people, whether in or outside the Lutheran Church, actually to read Luther unless we make him talk as he would talk to... ...well offer Luther in the original Ger- man or Latin as expect the American church-member to read any translations that would adhere to Luther’s German... ... predominate. They go where the Christians are. Why do they not invade the Catholic provinces and preach their doc- trine to godless princes, bishops,... ...one point, he is guilty of all.” This passage supports us over against our critics who claim that we disregard all charity to the great injury of the ...

...Preface: The preparation of this edition of Luther?s Commentary on Galatians was first suggested to me by Mr. P. J. Zondervan, of the firm of publishers, in March, 1937. The consultation had the twofold merit of definiteness and brevi...

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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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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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The American

By: Henry James

...erican by Henry James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The American by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ... CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The American by Henry James 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... ...y beau- tiful subject,” said the young lady. “The Madonna, yes; I am not a Catholic, but I want to buy it. Combien? Write it here.” And he took a penc... ...ountains, and the bluest lakes, and the finest pictures and the handsomest churches,. and the most celebrated men, and the most beautiful women.” “Set... ...ot particularly blue. But there is everything else: plenty of pictures and churches, no end of celebrated men, and several beautiful women.” “But I ca... ...h side, is of fabulous antiquity; her mother is the daughter of an English Catholic earl. Her father is dead, and since her widowhood she has lived wi... ... about them like an old lady. This was rather bewildering. Which of my two critics was I to believe? I didn’t worry about it and very soon made up my ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. On a brilliant day in May, in the year 1868, a gentle man was reclining at his ease on the great circular divan which at that period occupied the centre of the Salon Carre, in the Museum of the Louvre. This commodious ottoman has since been removed, to th...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s Publication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is fur... ...ublication Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...Although schoolmistresses’ letters are to be trusted no more nor less than churchyard epitaphs; yet, as it sometimes hap- pens that a person departs t... ...k and hide itself. I 111 Thackeray know the Misses Osborne were excellent critics of a Cash- mere shawl, or a pink satin slip; and when Miss Turner h... ...es and towers and plantations of flowers and shrubs, under which the Roman Catholic dead repose. It seemed a humiliation to old Osborne to think that ... ...d her charmed everybody who wit- nessed his behaviour, caused the severest critics to admit how perfect a gentleman he was, and to own that his Lordsh... ...e, or otherwise, Mr. Peel’s late extraordinary tergiversation on the fatal Catholic Relief Bill, sat dumb amongst the ladies in the grand drawing-room...

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The Ambassadors

By: Henry James

...sadors by Henry James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Ambassadors by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...ASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Ambassadors by Henry James 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... ...esuit in petticoats, a repre- sentative of the recruiting interests of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church, for Waymarsh-that was to say the enem... ...petticoats, a repre- sentative of the recruiting interests of the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church, for Waymarsh-that was to say the enemy, the mo... ...he had got somewhere and somehow was brought by the movement nearer to his critics There was a fascination for that critic in its not being, this ripe... ...s sure, the half-dozen other ‘men who were distinguished, the artists, the critics and oh the great dramatist—him it was easy to spot; but wanted—no, ... ...eventh I I t wasn’t the first time Strether had sat alone in the great dim church—still less was it the first of his giving himself up, so far as cond...

...Excerpt: Volume I. Preface: Nothing is more easy than to state the subject of ?The Ambassadors,? which first appeared in twelve numbers of The North American Review (1903) and was published as a whole the same year. The situation involved is gathered up betimes, that is in the second cha...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...nry James A PENN S TAT E ELE C T R O N IC CLAS SIC S SERIES PUBLICA TIO N The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...ENN S TAT E ELE C T R O N IC CLAS SIC S SERIES PUBLICA TIO N The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univers... ...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... ...eplorably convivial, he was known to have gambled freely. A few very harsh critics went so far as to say that he had not even brought up his daughters... ...her might know them well. One of the broth- 83 Henry James ers was in the Church, settled in the family living, that of Lockleigh, which was a heavy,... ...he played in a much smaller degree than would have seemed probable to many critics. It came from a certain fear. 96 The Portrait of a Lady CHAPTER X ... ...e Florentine streets, resting a while in the thicker dusk of some historic church or the vaulted chambers of some dispeopled convent. She went to the ... ...e had evoked and seemed greatly pleased with it. And then he went on: “The Catholics are very wise after all. The con- vent is a great institution; we...

Excerpt: The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James.

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The Moon and Sixpence

By: Somerset Maugham

...e by Somerset Maugham A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Moon and Sixpence by Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...es Publication The Moon and Sixpence by Somerset Maugham is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...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... ...st surely lead him in the fullness of time to the highest dignities of the Church. I see already his muscular calves encased in the gaiters episcopal.... ...he is an excellent woman. I wish she was in hell.> It is not thus that the Church in its great days dealt with evidence that was un- welcome. Dr. Weit... ...dividual?” “ We’re not all reasonable beings,” I laughed. “Who makes fame? Critics, writers, stockbro- 85 Somerset Maugham kers, women.” “ Wouldn’t i... ...he’s a Protestant, and you know they don’t look upon these things like the Catholics.’ 203 Somerset Maugham “Then he said: `But what does Ata say to ...

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

... http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S PH YSI CS I. Time Asymmetry Re... ...O N T E N T S PH YSI CS I. Time Asymmetry Re-Visited II. Negentropic Agents and the Increase of Entropy III. The Complexity of Simplicity IV. B... ... PH YSI CS I. Time Asymmetry Re-Visited II. Negentropic Agents and the Increase of Entropy III. The Complexity of Simplicity IV. Bestowed Exist... ...e Increase of Entropy III. The Complexity of Simplicity IV. Bestowed Existence V. The Decoherence of Measurement VI. The Quantum of Continuity VI... ...e soldier is meaningful from the point of view of the state and the rituals of the church are meaningful from the point of view of God. By shifting... ...any of the first spiritualists were ministers and other functionaries of Christian Churches. Three historic developments contributed to the propag... ... limited affair. Few of us would tend to believe in contradictions and falsehoods. Catholic theologians talk about explicit belief (in something wh... ... exact (physical) sciences. Such diatribes frequently offer a sad glimpse into the critics' own ignorance. They have little idea what makes a theor... ... they mock Freud's trilateral model of the psyche (the id, ego, and superego), his critics do just that - they relate to his theoretical constructs...

Essays and articles about modern physics, speculations in science, pseudo-science and the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science.

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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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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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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope 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... ...d Boston Common are very pleasant. Excel- lent houses there are, and large churches, and enormous hotels; but of such things as these a man can write ... ...; and has it not always 58 North America V ol. 1 been the case with Roman Catholics when they have been forced to measure themselves against Protesta... ...e their fate in the country. Surely one may declare as a fact that a Roman Catholic popula- tion can never hold its ground against one that is Protes-... ... will be to see those buildings when completed. And now, like all friendly critics, having bestowed my modicum of praise, I must proceed to find fault... ...ipline were such as did at that time recommend themselves to most military critics. Early in September the Northern party obtained a considerable adva...

...TH AND WEST ......................................................................................................... 115 CHAPTER IX: FROM NIAGARA TO THE MISSISSIPPI .................................................................................. 130 CHAPTER X: THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI ............................................................................................

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The Long Vacation

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...BY CHARLOTTE M. YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Long Vacation by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...ries Publication The Long Vacation by Charlotte M. Yonge 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... ...tting on. How are they all at Vale Leston?” “All right. Your mother got to church on Easter-day.” This was to Anna Vanderkist, a young person of the p... ...rm of taste, looking over a suburban garden fresh with budding spring to a church spire. “The thought of Uncle Lance has cheered them both very much.”... ...ey to Italy. Poor man, he little knew what he undertook. Music, art, Roman Catholic services, and nov- elty conspired to intoxicate her, and her siste... ...s the wunderschones madchen had fascinated the Count, an unbelieving Roman Catholic of evil repute, and had derided their remonstrances. Clement hurri... ... the pavilion, to which certain spectators were to be admitted, chiefly as critics. “Do you walk up the hill, Clem?” “Yes, as long as I don’t go too f...

...Preface: If a book by an author who must call herself a veteran should be taken up by readers of a younger generation, they are begged to consider the first few chapters as a sort of prologue, introduced for the sake of those of elder years, who were kind enough to be interested in the domestic politics of the Mohuns ...

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Five Works of : Areopagitica, Comus, Lalegro, Il Penseroso, And Lycidas

By: John Milton

...agitica, Comus, “L’Alegro,” “Il Penseroso,” and “Lycidas” is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fu... ...tica, Comus, “L’Alegro,” “Il Penseroso,” and “Lycidas” is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...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 Edi tor, nor an... ... and civil wisdom. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselv... ... of Florence. I have seen this present work, and find nothing athwart the Catholic faith and good manners: in witness whereof I have given, etc. ... .... We have it not, that can be heard of, from any ancient state, or polity or church; nor by any statute left us by our ancestors elder or later; nor f... ...ationer, but has a quick return: The State shall be my governors, but not my critics; they may be mistaken in the choice of a licenser, as easily as t...

...Excerpt: They, who to states and governors of the Commonwealth direct their speech, High Court of Parliament, or, wanting such access in a private condition, write that which they foresee may advance the public good; I suppose them, as at the beginning of no mean ende...

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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

...S STEVENSON V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pen... ...V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pennsylvania St... ...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... ...of ‘em: I’ll buy them one at a time as I want ‘em for the future. The Free Church minister and I got quite thick. He left last night about two in the ... ...d dirty clothes. – Your affectionate son, R. L. STEVENSON. Letter: TO MRS. CHURCHILL BABINGTON SWANSTON COTTAGE, LOTHIANBURN, SUMMER 1871 MY DEAR MAUD... ...Y DEAR MOTHER, – About criticisms, I was more surprised at the tone of the critics than I suppose any one else. And the effect it has produced in me i... ... (3) The Evictions. (4) Emigration. (5) Present State. V. RELIGION (1) The Catholics, Episcopals, and Kirk, and Soc. Prop. Christ. Knowledge. (2) The ...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...ture by William James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William J... ...m James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publ... ...ious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...s Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...URE XIX OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Aes- thetic elements in religion—Contrast of Catholicism and Protestantism— Sacrifice and Confession— Prayer— Religion h... ...ble from this existential point of view, neglected too much by the earlier church. Under just what biographic con- ditions did the sacred writers brin... ... sexuality. It reminds one, so crudely is it often employed, of the famous Catholic taunt, that the Reformation may be best understood by remem- berin... ... that gets into the biographical dictionaries. Such men do not remain mere critics and understanders with their intellect. Their ideas possess them, t... ...n the Revival of Religion in New England, has to defend them against their critics; and their value has long been matter of debate even within the rev...

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

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Man and Superman a Comedy and a Philosophy

By: George Bernard Shaw

...uperman: A Comedy and a Philosophy by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...rman: A Comedy and a Philosophy by George Bernard Shaw 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... ...last words of the XVIII century on the subject; and by the time the polite critics of the XIX century, ignoring William Blake as superfi- cially as th... ...omplicated by the genius being a woman, then the game is one for a king of critics: your George Sand becomes a mother to gain experience for the novel... ... a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, and the more I see of the efforts of our churches and univer- sities and literary sages to raise the mass above its ... ...r very hearths and homes; but when we, too, fought for that mighty idea, a Catholic Church, we swept them back to Africa. THE DEVIL. [ironically] What... ... Church, we swept them back to Africa. THE DEVIL. [ironically] What! you a Catholic, Senor Don Juan! A devotee! My congratulations. THE STATUE. [serio...

...Excerpt: My dear Walkley, you once asked me why I did not write a Don Juan play. The levity with which you assumed this frightful responsibility has probably by this time enabled you to forget it; but the day of reckoning has arrived: here is your play! I say your play, because qui facit per alium facit p...

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Middlemarch

By: George Eliot

... Classics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...assics Series Publication Middlemarch by George Eliot 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... ...en of such birth, living in a quiet country-house, and attending a village church hardly larger than a parlor, naturally regarded frippery as the ambi... ...th to provincial families, still discussing Mr. Peel’s late conduct on the Catholic question, in- nocent of future gold-fields, and of that gorgeous p... ...hing or it did not, that he himself was a Protestant to the core, but that Catholicism was a fact; and as to refusing an acre of your ground for a Rom... ...enuine opinion was the last thing likely to be extracted from such eminent critics. It was not Mr. Bambridge’s weak- ness to be a gratuitous flatterer... ...must be remarked, and she was perhaps the more conspicuous to admirers and critics because just now Mrs. Vincy, after some struggle, had gone with Fre...

...Excerpt: Prelude. Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little...

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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

By: Ulysses S. Grant

...rant A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Un... ...cation Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by U. S. Grant is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...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... ...n element in Georgetown was so marked that it led to divisions even in the churches. There were churches in that part of Ohio where treason was preach... ...en in Georgetown who filled all the requirements for member- ship in these churches. Yet this far-off western village, with a population, includ- ing ... ... plainer after the events have occurred; sec- ond, that the most confident critics are generally those who know the least about the matter criticised.... ... chief could have done any better under the cir- cumstances. Some of these critics claim that Shiloh was won when Johnston fell, and that if he had no... ... citizens of all nationalities; from all denominations—the Protestant, the Catholic, and the Jew; and from the various societies of the land—scientifi...

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...AUTOBIOGRAPHY A P ENN S TATE E LECTRONIC C LASSICS S ERIES P UBLICATION of John Stuart Mill Autobiography by John Stuart Mill is a publication of... ...f John Stuart Mill Autobiography by John Stuart Mill 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 Uni versity nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...n Stuart) and some other ladies for educating young men for the Scot tish Church. He there went through the usual course of study, and was licensed a... ...sfied himself that he could not believe the doctrines of that or any other Church. For a few years he was a private tutor in various families in Scotl... ... by an article on the prin cipal topic of the session (that of 1825), the Catholic Asso ciation and the Catholic Disabilities. In the second number ... ..., that social science must be subject to the same law; that the feudal and Catholic system was the concluding phasis of the theological state of the s... ... the Review. Immediately on its pub lication, and before the commonplace critics, all whose rules and modes of judgment it set at defiance, had time...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Childhood and early education it seems proper that I should prefix to the following biographical sketch some mention of the reasons which have made me think it desirable that I should leave behind me such a memorial of so uneventful a life as mine. I do not for a moment imagine that any part of...

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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... ...mes had closed off nearly all paths for peaceful opposition, forcing their critics to choose silence, exile, or violent opposition. Iran’s 1979 revolu... ...ed into general investigations of foreign and domestic intelligence by the Church and Pike committees. 14 They disclosed domestic intelligence efforts... ... that investigation of terrorism could cross the line separating state and church. 16 In 1986, Congress authorized the FBI to investigate terrorist at... ...ive to either Secretary Albright or First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton—both critics of the Taliban’s record on women’s rights. 86 The proposal seems to... ...t through a document vendor who stole a blank baptismal certificate from a Catholic church.With this document he was able to obtain a Canadian passpor...

...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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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...NSON A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylv... ...iar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson 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... ... by criticising myself, seek to disarm the wrath of other and less partial critics. HUGO’S ROMANCES. – This is an instance of the “point of view.” The... ...nd blood, a mere anodyne to lull his pains. The most tem- perate of living critics once marked a passage of my own with a cross ar d the words, “This ... ...nequal towns on either hand. We forget all that enumeration of palaces and churches and convents which occupies so many pages of admirable description... ...mond of Hawthornden, and a good pugilist like Cap- tain Barclay. They were catholic, as none but the entirely idle can be catholic. It might be Pierre... ...duction to a book* in which he exposes the hypocritical de- mocracy of the Catholics under the League, steps aside for a moment to stigmatise the hypo...

...Excerpt: Preface By Way Of Criticism. These studies are collected from the monthly press. One appeared in the New Quarterly, one in MacMillan?s, and the rest in the Cornhill Magazine. To the Cornhill I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was ...

...Contents PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM. ........................................................................................... 4 CHAPTER I ? VICTOR HUGO?S ROMANCES ........................................................................ 15 CHAPTE...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...Robert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) 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... ...onder. Along the flat horizon there arise the frequent venerable towers of churches. He sees at the end of airy vistas the revolution of the windmill ... ...ore a different costume, spoke a different language, worshipped in another church, held dif- ferent morals, and obeyed a different social constitution... ...t merit of the unworthy takes.” In flowers his taste was old-fashioned and catholic; affect- ing sunflowers and dahlias, wallflowers and roses and hol... ...e never con- demned anybody else. I have no doubt that he held all Ro- man Catholics, Atheists, and Mahometans as considerably out of it; I don’t beli... ...h as we love to prefigure for our- selves; and in the end, in spite of the critics, we may hesitate to give the preference to either. The one may ask ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Foreigner At Home. ?This is no my ain house; I ken by the biggin? o?t.? Two recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on th...

...Contents CHAPTER I: THE FOREIGNER AT HOME ..................................................................................... 5 CHAPTER II: SOME COLLEGE MEMORIES................................................................................ 1...

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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... ... This anecdote I had from my uncle Benjamin. The family continued all of the Church of En * Here follow in the margin the words, in brackets, “here i... ...ontinued all their lives: the rest of the family remained with the Episcopal Church. Josiah, my father, married young, and carried his wife with three... ... bred a Protes tant, being a clergyman’s daughter, but was converted to the Catholic religion by her husband, whose memory she much revered; had live... ...tired manner, of whom my landlady gave me this account: that she was a Roman Catholic, had been sent abroad when young, and lodg’d in a nunnery with a... ...he Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin 100 deny’d; but litera scripta monet. Critics attack’d his writings violently, and with so much appearance of r...

...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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