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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Bee

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 016.001 The commandment of Allah will come to pass, so seek not ye to hasten it. Glorified and Exalted be He above all that they associate (with Him). 016.002 He sendeth down the angels with the Spirit of His command unto whom He will of His bondmen, (saying): Warn mankind that there is no God save Me, so keep your duty unto Me.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Night Journey

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 017.001 Glorified be He Who carried His servant by night from the Inviolable Place of Worship to the Far distant place of worship the neighbourhood whereof We have blessed, that We might show him of Our tokens! Lo! He, only He, is the Hearer, the Seer. 017.002 We gave unto Moses the Scripture, and We appointed it a guidance for the children of Israel, saying: Choose no guardian beside Me.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Cave

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 018.001 Praise be to Allah Who hath revealed the Scripture unto His slave, and hath not placed therein any crookedness, 018.002 (But hath made it) straight, to give warning of stern punishment from Him, and to bring unto the believers who do good works the news that theirs will be a fair reward.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : Mary

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 019.001 Kaf. Ha. Ya. A'in. Sad. 019.002 A mention of the mercy of thy Lord unto His servant Zachariah. 019.003 When he cried unto his Lord a cry in secret, 019.004 Saying: My Lord! Lo! the bones of me wax feeble and my head is shining with grey hair, and I have never been unblest in prayer to Thee, my Lord.

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History of Friedrich II of Prussia

By: Thomas Carlyle

Excerpt: Book I. BIRTH AND PARENTAGE. 1712. Chapter 1. PROEM: FRIEDRICH?S HISTORY FROM THE DISTANCE WE ARE AT. About fourscore years ago, there used to be seen sauntering on the terraces of Sans Souci, for a short time in the afternoon, or you might have met him elsewhere at an earlier hour, riding or driving in a rapid business manner on the open roads or through the scraggy woods and avenues of that intricate amphibious Potsdam region, a highly interesting lean little ...

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The Complete Works of James Whitcomb Riley, V1

By: James Whitcomb Riley

Excerpt: JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY. A SKETCH. On Sunday morning, October seventh, 1849, Reuben A. Riley and his wife, Elizabeth Marine Riley, rejoiced over the birth of their second son. They called him James Whitcomb. This was in a shady little street in the shady little town of Greenfield, which is in the county of Hancock and the state of Indiana. The young James found a brother and a sister waiting to greet him John Andrew and Martha Celestia, and afterward came Elva May ...

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The Origins of Contemporary France : The Ancient Regime

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

Introduction: Why should we fetch Taine?s work up from its dusty box in the basement of the national library? First of all because his realistic views of our human nature, of our civilization and of socialism as well as his dark premonitions of the 20th century were proven correct.

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The Circus Boys on the Flying Rings, Or Making the Start in the Sa...

By: Edgar B.P. Darlington

Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE LURE OF THE CIRCUS. ?I say, Phil, I can do that.? ?Do what, Teddy?? ?A cartwheel in the air like that fellow is doing in the picture on the billboard there.? ?Oh, pshaw! You only think you can. Besides, that?s not a cartwheel; that?s a double somersault. It?s a real stunt, let me tell you. Why, I can do a cartwheel myself. But up in the air like that well, I don?t know. I guess not. I?d be willing to try it, though, if I had something below to cat...

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : Ta Ha

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 020.001 Ta. Ha. 020.002 We have not revealed unto thee (Muhammad) this Qur'an that thou shouldst be distressed, 020.003 But as a reminder unto him who feareth, 020.004 A revelation from Him Who created the earth and the high heavens.

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The Sea Magician

By: Tom Stephens

Excerpt: THE good farmers in The Wash marshlands of Holland county are saying today that King John?s ghost took another victim last night in the person of Joseph Shires, the peasant farmer who staggered into his home, mortally wounded. Joseph Shires is reported to have gasped out that King John?s ghost stabbed him; then he died.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Prophets

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 021.001 Their reckoning draweth nigh for mankind, while they turn away in heedlessness. 021.002 Never cometh there unto them a new reminder from their Lord but they listen to it while they play, 021.003 With hearts preoccupied. And they confer in secret. The wrong?doers say: Is this other than a mortal like you ? Will ye then succumb to magic when ye see (it) ? 021.004 He saith: My Lord knoweth what is spoken in the heaven and the earth. He is the Hearer, the Knower.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Pilgrimage

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 022.001 O mankind! Fear your Lord. Lo! the earthquake of the Hour (of Doom) is a tremendous thing. 022.002 On the day when ye behold it, every nursing mother will forget her nursling and every pregnant one will be delivered of her burden, and thou (Muhammad) wilt see mankind as drunken, yet they will not be drunken, but the Doom of Allah will be strong (upon them). 022.003 Among mankind is he who disputeth concerning Allah without knowledge, and followeth each f...

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Believers

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 023.001 Successful indeed are the believers 023.002 Who are humble in their prayers, 023.003 And who shun vain conversation, 023.004 And who are payers of the poor?due; 023.005 And who guard their modesty?023.006 Save from their wives or the (slaves) that their right hands possess, for then they are not blameworthy.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : Light

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 024.001 (Here is) a surah which We have revealed and enjoined, and wherein We have revealed plain tokens, that haply ye may take heed. 024.002 The adulterer and the adulteress, scourge ye each one of them (with) a hundred stripes. And let not pity for the twain withhold you from obedience to Allah, if ye believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a party of believers witness their punishment.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Criterion

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 025.001 Blessed is He Who hath revealed unto His slave the Criterion (of right and wrong), that he may be a warner to the peoples. 025.002 He unto Whom belongeth the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, He hath chosen no son nor hath He any partner in the Sovereignty. He hath created everything and hath meted out for it a measure.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Poets

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 026.001 Ta. Sin. Mim. 026.002 These are revelations of the Scripture that maketh plain. 026.003 It may be that thou tormentest thyself (O Muhammad) because they believe not. 026.004 If We will, We can send down on them from the sky a portent so that their necks would remain bowed before it. 026.005 Never cometh there unto them a fresh reminder from the Beneficent One, but they turn away from it.

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Ant

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 027.001 Ta. Sin. These are revelations of the Qur'an and a Scripture that maketh plain; 027.002 A guidance and good tidings for believers 027.003 Who establish worship and pay the poor?due and are sure of the Hereafter. 027.004 Lo! as for those who believe not in the Hereafter, We have made their works fairseeming unto them so that they are all astray. 027.005 Those are they for whom is the worst of punishment, and in the Hereafter they will be the greatest lose...

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Story

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 028.001 Ta. Sin. Mim. 028.002 These are revelations of the Scripture that maketh plain. 028.003 We narrate unto thee (somewhat) of the story of Moses and Pharaoh with truth, for folk who believe. 028.004 Lo! Pharaoh exalted himself in the earth and made its people castes. A tribe among them he oppressed, killing their sons and sparing their women. Lo! he was of those who work corruption. 028.005 And We desired to show favour unto those who were oppressed in the ...

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The Noble Koran (Quran) : The Spider

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Excerpt: 029.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. 029.002 Do men imagine that they will be left (at ease) because they say, We believe, and will not be tested with affliction ? 029.003 Lo! We tested those who were before you. Thus Allah knoweth those who are sincere, and knoweth those who feign. 029.004 Or do those who do ill?deeds imagine that they can outstrip Us ? Evil (for them) is that which they decide. 029.005 Whoso looketh forward to the meeting with Allah (let him know that) All...

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The French Revolution, Volume 1

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

Preface: This second part of ?Les Origines de la France Contemporaine? will consist of two volumes. Ppopular insurrections and the laws of the Constituent Assembly end in destroying all government in France; this forms the subject of the present volume. A party arises around an extreme doctrine, grabs control of the government, and rules in conformity with its doctrine. This will form the subject of the second volume.

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