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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...The Writings of Abraham Lincoln In Seven V olumes V olume 1 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of A... ...olumes V olume 1 of 7 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publicat... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...tings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes – Volume One is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ng and ambitious men near him as his co-operators than to have them as his critics in Congress, where their differences might have been composed in a ... ...erity, even when severity was urgently called for. But many of his radical critics have since then revised their judgment sufficiently to admit that L... ...re wild with joy. Everywhere festive guns were booming, bells pealing, the churches ringing with thanksgivings, and ju- bilant multitudes thronging th... ...rom the Alleghanies to the Mis- sissippi, always in advance of schools and churches, of books and money, of railroads and newspapers, of all things wh... ...ling, his sublime charity to the enemies of his country, and his broad and catholic humanity: “If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of tho...

...Introduction: Immediately after Lincoln?s re-election to the Presidency, in an off-hand speech, delivered in response to a serenade by some of his admirers on the evening of November 10, 1864, he spoke as follows: ?It has long been a grave question whether any government not too st...

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My Dear Strunz: I Should Beungrateful If I Did Not Set

By: Honoré de Balzac

...i by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and James Waring is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Clara Bell and 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 anyone... ...gnorance, not knowing that I have taken counsel of one of our best musical critics, and had the benefit of your conscientious help. I have, perhaps, b... ...s in effigy on their tombs of precious marbles in one of the most splendid churches in Venice, and in a chapel graced with pictures by Titian and Tint... ... the parish register of vice, and only forty- seven in the register of the Church, has but one single joy left to him in life. Yes, everything is brok... ...iminated things divine by erotic imagery, had no doubt observed, like some Catholic writers, the intimate resemblance between human and heav- enly lov... ...s in the in- troduction to Mose, was I not fully as much justified as your critics are when they speak of the ‘color’ in a writer’s lan- guage? Do you...

...Excerpt: My dear Strunz:--I should be ungrateful if I did not set your name at the head of one of the two tales I could never have written but for your patient kindness and care. Accept this as my grateful acknowledgment of the readiness with which you tried--perhaps not very successfully-- to initiate ...

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publi... ... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publicat... ...y Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any ... ...nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. N... ... me; then he threw out two or three more insults, which I could not understand, further than that I knew a portion of them consisted of language not u... ...onths at a time, and then retire to this miserable wooden den and spend a few months in repenting and getting ready for another good time. She was a d... ...eral days. He was a rabid Protestant, and he was always saying: “In the Protestant cantons you never see such poverty and dirt and squalor as you do i... ...as already beginning to be felt in the art of the Republic. The Trunk is bound or bor- dered with leather all around where the lid joins the main body... ...The doll-faces of other painted babes may mean one thing, they may mean another, but with the “Moses” the case is different. The most famous of all th...

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The Black Dwarf

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Dwarf by Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...ssics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...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... ...task of recording the pleasant narratives of my Landlord, I will let these critics know, to their own eternal shame and confusion as well as to the ab... ..., answerable for their con- tents, more or less. And now, ye generation of critics, who raise yourselves up as if it were brazen serpents, to hiss wit... ...s were of a different cast, chiefly polemical. He never went to the parish church, and was there- fore suspected of entertaining heterodox opinions, t... ...omance, to fill up the alternative.” “And what if he threatened you with a catholic aunt, an abbess, and a cloister?” “Then,” said Miss Ilderton, “I w... ...t the bottom o’ the haill villainy! Ye see he’s leagued wi’ the Cumberland Catholics; and that agrees weel wi’ what Elshie hinted about Westburnflat, ...

...Introduction: As I may, without vanity, presume that the name and official description prefixed to this Proem will secure it, from the sedate and reflecting part of mankind, to whom only I would be understood to address myself, such attention as is due to the sedulous instructo...

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a pu... ...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...cal coloring to which so much value is attached in these days,—though some critics do assert that it injures the representation of sentiments. 4 The ... .... The only meetings among them are on Sundays and feast-days in the parish church. These silent assemblies, under the eye of the rector (the only rule... ...eard by the men, “it is just; haven’t the Blues seized the property of the Church, and our own?” Another murmur, very different from the growl with wh... ...known under his patronymic of Rifoel, was silent before the general of the Catholic armies. “What is all this about, gentlemen?” asked the marquis, ex... ...enterprise before I have time to make a faithful report to the king on the Catholic armies of Brit- tany. I charge you, in case you live to see the Re...

...Excerpt: An Ambuscade. Early in the year VIII., at the beginning of Vendemiaire, or, to conform to our own calendar, towards the close of September, 1799, a hundred or so of peasants and a large number of citizens, who had left Fougeres in the morning on th...

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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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The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc

By: Thomas de Quincey

...The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY Edited with Introduction and Notes by Milton Ha... ...on Haight Turk, Ph.D. A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publicatio... ...TE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The English Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...nglish Mail-Coach and Joan of Arc By Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...armony like that of heart, *“The same thing”:—Thus, in the calendar of the Church Festivals, the discovery of the true cross (by Helen, the mother of ... ...hould be most sudden.” On the other hand, the divine Litany of our English Church, when breathing forth supplications, as if in some representative 3... ...irely unparalleled in literature, could not have existed ex- cept in Roman Catholic times, nor subsequently have lin- gered in any Protestant land. It... ...ated from its place in a larger whole. To my surprise, however, one or two critics, not carelessly in conversation, but deliberately in print, pro- fe... ... where the dif- ficulty lies, or to detect any lurking obscurity, as these critics found themselves to unravel my logic. Possibly I may not be an indi...

...Excerpt: Some portions of this Introduction have been taken from the Athenaeum Press Selections from De Quincey; many of the notes have also been transferred from that volume. A number of the new notes I owe to a review of the Selections by Dr. Lan...

.... BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE............................................................................................................................ 11 THE ENGLISH MAIL-COACH....................................................................13 SECTION I?THE GLORY OF MOTION .................................................................................. 13 GOING DOWN WITH ...

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The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...x by Honoré de Balzac A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Human Comedy: Introductions & Appendix by Honoré de Balzac is a publica... ...uman Comedy: Introductions & Appendix by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...n Comedy: Introductions & Appendix by Honoré de Balzac is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. 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... ...l novelists (not like Scott), to rather undignified and foolish attacks on critics. The explanation may or may not be found in the fact that we have a... ...zschovnia, and it was not till the 14th of March 1850 that, “in the parish church of Saint Bar- bara at Berditchef, by the Count Abbe Czarski, represe... ...gether, constitute his almost unique value, and two things which not a few critics have failed to take together in him, being under the impression tha... ...erve them. Hence, no doubt, the necessity for the monarchical prin- ciple. Catholicism and Royalty are twin principles. As to the limits within which ... ...sm there is no possible future for the woman who has sinned; while, in the Catholic Church, the hope of forgiveness makes her sublime. Hence, for the ...

...Excerpt: Volumes, almost libraries, have been written about Balzac; and perhaps of very few writers, putting aside the three or four greatest of all, is it so difficult to select one or a few short phrases which will in any way denote them, much more sum them up. Yet the five words quoted above, which co...

.... 4 APPENDIX...................................................................................................................................... 32 THE BALZAC PLAN OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE ............................................................ 32 Comedie Humaine .............................................................................................................

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed fo... ...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of... ...E CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Class... ... 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publica... ...he reader, almost seeming to justify the remark of one of his most lenient critics—that, after all, Rousseau had the soul of a lackey. He possessed, h... ...ation, his taste and good sense being most conspicuous. The history of the Church and 14 The Confessions Empire by Le Sueur, Bossuett’s Discourses on... ...n to lament. The king, who was fond of appearing a zealous promoter of the Catholic faith, took her under his protection, and complimented her with a ... ...former faith, but no inclination to return to it. She not only died a good Catholic, but truly lived one; nay, I dare affirm (and I think I have had t... ...ns, it was clearly seen whom I had in view, and the remark had not escaped critics, because Madam de Boufflers had several times mentioned the subject...

...Introduction: Among the notable books of later times-we may say, without exaggeration, of all time--must be reckoned The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. It deals with leading personages and transactions of a momentous epoch, when absolutis...

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My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ublication My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ication My Aunt Margaret’s Mirror by Sir Walter Scott 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... ...ct, there only existed the op- pressor and the oppressed. The tone of such critics was, “T o be sure, no one will justify Sir Philip Forester, but the... ...ery domestic man, with a woman who knew how to manage him.” Now these fair critics, in raising their profound edifice of domestic felicity, did not re... ...approached the upper end of the room, with a genu- flection like that of a Catholic to the crucifix, and at the same time crossed himself. The ladies ... ... fixed and stationary appear- ance, representing the interior of a foreign church. The pil- lars were stately, and hung with scutcheons; the arches we... ...lay of chalice or crucifix on the altar. It was, there- fore, a Protestant church upon the Continent. A clergyman dressed in the Geneva gown and band ...

...Introduction: The species of publication which has come to be generally known by the title of Annual, being a miscellany of prose and verse, equipped with numerous engravings, and put forth every year about Christmas, had flourished for a ...

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Areopagitica

By: John Milton

... DjVu Editions E-books ' 2001, Global Language Resources, Inc. Milton Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Areopagitica - i - ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Areopagitica - i - Areopagitica A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to the Parliament of England (1644) ... ... . . . . . . . 1 Areopagitica - i - Areopagitica A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to the Parliament of England (1644) THEY, who... ...o the Parliament of England (1644) THEY, who to states and governors of the Commonwealth direct their speech, High Court of Parliament, or, wan... ...vil Wisdom. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigi- lant eye how books demean the... ...ar 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. Ni... .... 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 ... ...tioner, 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: Areopagitica; A Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing, to the Parliament of England () -- 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...

Table of Contents: Areopagitica, 1

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Twenty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...enty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nis... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished 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... ...f an honest round game (wherein me fawther, as pious a man as ever went to church, me uncle Dane Malony, and our cousin the Bishop, took a hand at loo... ...is happy time there was novelty and amusement for all parties. There was a church to see, or a picture-gallery—there was a ride, or an opera. The band... ...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...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

... By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publicati... ...QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...te Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...ch did not provoke any reproaches even to a dignitary of the supreme Irish church; its own monstrosity was its excuse; mere extravagance was felt to l... ... cism when it will spare that effort to themselves. Thus it is that German critics become audacious and libellous. Kohl, V on Raumer, Dr. Carus, physi... ...d, upon principles of fidelity under political suffer- ing, with the Roman Catholics, to say little in his own de- fence. That defence, and any revers... ...itely, and restoring to our imaginations, the noblest of Grecian girls. We critics, dis- persed through the house, in the very teeth of duty and con- ... ...Episcopal chapels, or rather the ornamented albes, &c. from any rich Roman Catholic establishment, would have been more effective. The Coryphaeus hims...

Excerpt: The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey.

...Contents The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater ...4 THREE MEMORABLE MURDERS .............................................................................................. 4 THE TRUE RELATIONS OF THE BIBLE TO MERELY HUMAN SCIENCE.......

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A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

By: Honoré de Balzac

...sions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ns Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage 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... ...ue de Cluny, one of the poorest and darkest slums, shut in be- tween three churches and the old buildings of the Sorbonne. I have a furnished room on ... ...ravity of the diners is hardly relaxed. Perhaps this gravity is due to the catholicity 44 A Distinguished Provincial at Paris of the wine, which chec... ...“But my book is very serious. It is an attempt to set the struggle between Catholics and Calvinists in its true light; the Catholics were supporters o... ...Royalist and Ministerial journals; still, though Canalis is 85 Balzac for Church and King, and patronized by the Court and the clergy, he reaches oth... ...ook, and such another paper made a vigorous reply.’ Then you criticise the critics ‘C’ and ‘L’; pay me a passing compliment on the first article in th...

...Excerpt: PART I. Mme. De Bargeton and Lucien de Rubempre had left Angouleme behind, and were traveling together upon the road to Paris. Not one of the party who made that journey alluded to it afterwards; but it may be believed that an infatuated youth who had looked forward to the delights of an elopement, must have found the continual pre...

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The Two Brothers Tranlated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley 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... ...ies success, and pardons every means of attaining it. May it return to the Catholic religion, for the purification of its masses through the inspi- ra... ... sanctimonious, she had no other education than that given to women by the Church. Judged, by ordinary standards, she was an accomplished wife, yet he... ...ely to have hid the money. On the days preceding festivals, Agathe went to church and stayed there a long time; no doubt she con- fessed and prepared ... ... land where, as we have seen, revolt of all kinds is traditional. In 1802, Catholic worship was scarcely re-estab- lished. The Emperor found it a diff... ...stion; unfortunately, Joseph had the classics and the In- stitute, and the critics who cry up those two powers, against him. The brave artist, though ...

Excerpt: The Two Brothers by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...es Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey 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... ...ages ought naturally to be favorable to the art of murder, as they were to church architecture, to stained glass, &c.; and, accordingly, about the lat... ...biographer’s account:— “Sunday morning the 21st of February, before it was church time, Spinosa came down stairs and conversed with the master and mis... ...e first 33 glow of enthusiasm had subsided, I have found most judi- cious critics to agree that there was something falsetto in the style of Thurtell... ...the earliest work of antediluvian art. Father Mersenne, that learned Roman Catholic, in page one thousand four hun- dred and thirty-one 1 of his oper... ...ntirely unparalleled in literature, could not have existed except in Roman Catholic times, nor subse- quently have lingered in any Protestant land. It...

...Excerpt: From my boyish days I had always felt a great perplexity on one point in Macbeth. It was this: the knocking at the gate, which succeeds to the murder of Duncan, produced to my feelings an effect for which I never could account. The effect was, that it reflected back upon the murder a peculiar awfulness and a depth of s...

...Contents On the Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth....................................................4 On Murder, Considered as One of the Fine Arts .........................................9 LECTURE..........................................

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...CS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells 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 per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...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... ...cept by theft and crime. No King, no council, can seize and torture me; no Church, no nation silence me. Such powers of ruthless and complete suppres-... ...t I could undertake. I could build whole towns with streets and houses and churches and citadels; I could bridge every 11 H G Wells gap in the oilclo... ...ing, and upon nations for weakening towards Ritualism, or treating Ro- man Catholics as tolerable human beings; there would be great rejoicings over t... ...one of the odd social developments of the great suburban growths— unkindly critics, blind to the inner meanings of things, call them, I believe, Monke...

Excerpt: The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells.

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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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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...assics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells 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... ...all absurdly in Hampstead middle-class raiment, meetings of a Sunday after church (the men in silk hats, frock coats, and tightly-rolled umbrellas), r... ...ues raised, and the whole minutely tested and fined down by a planetful of critics, before the actual process of legislation begins. The explanation o... ...e men be? Will they be a caste? a race? an organisation in the nature of a Church? … And there came into my mind the words of our acquaintance, that h... ...the citizen from the services of the com- munity as a whole, and the Roman Catholic Church has so far endorsed and substantiated his opinion as to for... ...t was a regulation of vague intention even in the beginning, and it became catholic to the pitch of absurdity. To play a violin skilfully has been acc...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY VOLUME 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER ... ... 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR ... ...OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR OF ... ...ORD WORDSWORTH. 1914. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One is a public... ...as the “Ode to the Skylark and The Cloud”, which, in the opin- ion of many critics, bear a purer poetical stamp than any other of his productions. The... ...the memory, is worth all the realities that society can afford. Before the critics contradict me, let them appeal to any one who had ever known him. T... ...voyage in a wherry from Windsor to Crichlade. His beautiful stanzas in the churchyard of Lechlade were written on that occasion. “Alastor” was compose... ...h century into cold impersonations of my own mind. They are represented as Catholics, and as Catholics deeply tinged with religion. T o a Protestant a... ... by a feigned tale to confess himself before death; this being esteemed by Catholics as essential to salvation; and she only relinquishes her purpose ...

Excerpt: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One.

.................................. 7 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY TO FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, 1839. ......................... 16 POSTSCRIPT IN SECOND EDITION OF 1839. ........................................................................ 21 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY. TO THE VOLUME OF POSTHUMOUS POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1824...................................................................

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