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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

... of the future as to the coup d’Etat of the Prince de Polignac himself? In consequence of a whim of Shakespeare—or perhaps it may have been a revenge,... ...al ex- ercises,—which were nearly all the education his brother and he, in consequence of their detention as hostages, had ever received. The prince h... ...ted in Eu- rope since that of Henry VIII. in England, which was the direct consequence of the invention of printing. Adversaries to the Reformation, t... ...e Nemours was obliged, after the death of Francois II., to leave France on consequence of suits brought against him by the Rohans; which suits the Gui... ...ether by reason of his obesity, or because of his thick, short neck, or in consequence of his vigils and his constant labors, Calvin’s head was sunk b... ...ore, I were forced to ad- mit the presence of God in matter, my voice must logically command the extinction of furnaces kept burning through- out the ... ..., with the forces which pro- duced it, when we cease to breathe.” “You are logical,” said the king, surprised. “But alchemy must therefore be an athei...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...any various volumes, is bound, above all things, to make that condensation logical and striking. For the only justification of his writing at all is t... ...fault, as all of us do, and openly overtaken, as not all of us are, by its consequences, to gloss the matter over, with too polite biographers, is to ... ...lainly, what every one well knows, of Burns’s profligacy, and of the fatal consequences of his marriage. And for this there are perhaps two subsidiary... ...r represent an act that was vir- tuous in itself, as attended by any other consequences than a large family and fortune. To hint that Burns’s marriage... ...timidly made elsewhere, have in them been carried boldly out to their last consequences; much that was indefinite in literary tenden- cies has attaine... ...from another point of view – to reproduce a colour, a sound, an outline, a logical argument, a physical action. He can show his readers, behind and ar... ...e nature of tragedy. The gospel according to Whitman, even if it be not so logical, has this advantage over the gospel according to Pangloss, that it ... ... the price we have to pay for cochineal. And with that murder- ous parody, logical optimism and the praises of the best of possible words went irrevoc... ... afternoon, or at morning as he lay awake in bed. With our deeper and more logical sense of life, we can have no idea how large a space in the attenti...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... erate care, and none ever had more certificates for less edu- cation. One consequence, however, of my system is that I have much less to say of Profe... ...n- sole; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least. But the a... ...ng them indeed; but when they were done, I could see they were rubbish. In consequence, I very rarely showed them even to my friends; and such friends... ...r and answer arguments, not only with natural wisdom, but with candour and logical honesty. But if the subject of debate be something in the air, an a... ...t of debate be something in the air, an abstraction, an excuse for talk, a logical Aunt Sally, then may the male debater instantly abandon hope; he ma...

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