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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

... earnest. In 1821 he went to London to dispose of some transla- tions from German authors, but was persuaded first to write and publish an account of ... ...literary acquaintances. T om Hood found the shrinking author “at home in a German ocean of litera- *For a most interesting account of this period see ... ...f. These two roads, one of which was the great highroad between France and Germany, decussated at this very point; which is a learned way of saying th... ...he Hindoos”—that exercised even princely power both in Lorraine and in the German Diets. These had their sweet bells that pierced the forests for many... ...attire like La Pucelle. But why? Because, says Michelet, English girls and German think so much of an indecorum. Well, that is a good fault, generally... ...ery great until the rise of the Jesuit order in the sixteenth century. The Dominicans Le Maitre and Graverent (the Grand Inquisi- tor) both took part ...

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

...er, and you have, in the eyes of France, the responsibility of peace and war. But that you should pretend to prevent me, who am king, from extending m... ..., and Aramis prefers the faubourgs. That is why, as I told you, he is partial to Saint-Paterne; Saint-Paterne is in the faubourg. Besides, there are i... ...ocession. Whilst D’Artagnan and Porthos were looking on with critical glances, which disguised an extreme impatience to get forward, a magnificent dai... ...ready no longer alone, I hear strangers coming up.” “Well, dismiss them.” “Impossible, I made an appointment with them yester- day; it is the principa... ...disdainfully, “a million! What will your majesty do with a million?” “It appears to me, nevertheless —— “ said Louis XIV . “That is not more than is s... ... which holds its head high, it is said, never tires his rider’s hand. The withers are rather low. 572 Ten Years Later – V ol. 1 The drooping of the h...

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Scenes from a Courtesans Life

By: Honoré de Balzac

...and stern in style, suited this Spaniard, whose discipline was that of the Dominicans. A lost son of Ferdinand VII.’s astute policy, he devoted himsel... ...will be first Secretary to an Embassy; later, he shall be Minister at some German Court, and God, or I—better still—helping him, he will take his seat... ...ne as a diplomate, and he would probably be accredited as Minister to some German Court. For the last three years Lucien’s life had been regular and a... ...ayfarers. The footman, seated be- hind, was snoring like a wooden top from Germany—the land of little carved figures, of large wine-vats, and of hum- ... ...ll. Neither seen nor heard, as they say. I ought to give Monsieur de Saint-Germanin notice, and he will fix a time for your meeting in some place wher... ...rtune is dat you shall hafe been caught, mein Herr Baron,” said the worthy German, whose whole care 158 Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life was for appear...

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Framley Parsonage

By: Anthony Trollope

... for my tail, and swear that she smelt brimstone. By-bye, old fellow!’ The German student when he first made his bargain with the devil felt an indesc... ...ers; are there not, Mary? and nobody supposes that the Franciscans and the Dominicans agree very well together. Dr Thorne does not belong to the schoo... ...lia had been a terrible flirt and greatly given to waltzing with a certain German count, with whom she had since gone off—that, I suppose, Mrs Proudie...

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