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Dombey and Son

By: Charles Dickens

...Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dombey & Son b... ...ckens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portab... ...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Dombey & Son by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Ser... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...urpentine. Although Major Bagstock had arrived at what is called in polite literature, the grand meridian of life, and was proceed- ing on his journey...

...Excerpt: Dombey sat in the corner of the darkened room in the great arm-chair by the bedside, and Son lay tucked up warm in a little basket bedstead, carefully disposed on a low settee immediately in front of the fire and close to it, as if his constitution were analogous to that of a muffin, and it was essential to t...

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The Old Curiosity Shop

By: Charles Dickens

...The Old Curiosity Shop The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classic Series Publication The Old... ...The Old Curiosity Shop The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classic Series Publication The Old Curiosi... ...nn State Electronic Classic Series Publication The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ... Electronic Classic Series Publication The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...in part jumbled together in a long flat box, were the other persons of the Drama. The hero’s wife and one child, the hobby horse, the doctor, the for ... ...branch,’ rejoined his companion. ‘When you played the ghost in the reg’lar drama in the fairs, you believed in everything—except ghosts. But now you’r...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. Night is generally my time for walking. In the summer I often leave home early in the morning, and roam about fields and lanes all day, or even escape for days or weeks together; but, saving in the country, I seldom go out until after dark, though, Heaven be thanked, I love its light and feel the cheerfulness it sheds ...

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Charles Dickens

...A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A story of the French Revolution A PSU Electronic Classics ... ...A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens A story of the French Revolution A PSU Electronic Classics Series P... ...ion A PSU Electronic Classics Series Publication A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...U Electronic Classics Series Publication A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...s a higher teacher of the French language who was conver sant with French literature. In this age, he would have been a Professor; in that age, he wa...

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Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

By: Charles Dickens

...Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life a... ...Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life and Adven... ... Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens is a publication of ... ...c Classics Series Publication Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. T... ...cs Series Publication Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylva- nia State University. This Port... ...ylva- nia State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...e could only have found it out on some such principle as prevails in melo- dramas, and in virtue of which the elderly farmer with the comic son always... ...ffins to the audience, Pip. I’ll tell you what it is. What the people call dramatic poetry is a collec- tion of sermons. Do I go to the theatre to be ...

...Preface: What is exaggeration to one class of minds and perceptions, is plain truth to another. That which is commonly called a long-sight, perceives in a prospect innumerable features and bearings non-existent to a short-sighted person. I sometimes ask myself whether there ma...

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American... ...American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens A publication of PSU s Electronic Classics Series American Notes f... ...U s Electronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...tronic Classics Series American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...in reference to this place, from having seen at Sandusky a specimen of its literature in the shape of a newspaper, which was very strong indeed upon t...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existence not in my imagina...

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Pictures from Italy

By: Charles Dickens

...Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Pictures from ... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...te Electronic Classics Series Publication Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Porta... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics S... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in En glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...h they some times represent one of Goldoni’ s comedies, the staple of the Drama is French. Anything like nationality is dangerous to despotic gov er... ... was perfectly impossible to see it for the smoke. The waitress was like a dramatic brigand’s wife, and wore the same style of dress upon her head. Th...

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Our Mutual Friend

By: Charles Dickens

...OUR MUTUAL FRIEND Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Our Mutual Fri... ... A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...r the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Ser... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...art of grace all four at once, say: ‘Deeply interested!’ ‘Quite excited!’ ‘Dramatic!’ ‘Man from Nowhere, perhaps!’ And then Mrs V eneering—for the Lad... ...nd P considering these favourable circumstances for the resumption of that dramatic descent upon Johnny , again came across-country hand-in-hand upon ...

...Excerpt: In these times of ours, though concerning the exact year there is no need to be precise, a boat of dirty and disreputable appearance, with two figures in it, floated on the Thames, between Southwark bridge which is of iron, and London Bridge which is of stone, as an autumn evening was closing in....

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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

...GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Great Expectat... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This... ...tate Electronic Classics Series Publication Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ... the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Ser... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...e kindly complied. As it turned out, however, that he only wanted me for a dramatic lay-figure, to be contradicted and embraced and wept over and bull... ...of our National Bard has lately occa- sioned so great a sensation in local dramatic circles.” “Were you at his performance, Joe?” I inquired. “I were,...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. My father?s family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. So, I called myself Pip, and came to be called Pip....

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Hunted Down

By: Charles Dickens

...nnsylvania State University. This Por table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file,... ...y 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 . Neither the Pennsylvania ... ...nt or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics... ...r the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series ... ...s part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make ... ...ylvania State University is an equal opportunity University. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens I. MOST OF US SEE SOME ROMANCES IN LIFE. In my capacity a... ...State University is an equal opportunity University. Hunted Down by Charles Dickens I. MOST OF US SEE SOME ROMANCES IN LIFE. In my capacity as Chief ... ...ogress. I have come home from the Play now, and can recall the scenes of the Drama upon which the curtain has fallen, free from the glare, bewildermen...

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Bleak House

By: Charles Dickens

... Bleak House, Volume One, Containing Chapters One through Thirty four by Charles Dickens is a publica tion of the Pennsylvania State University. T... ...House, Volume One, Containing Chapters One through Thirty four by Charles Dickens is a publica tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Port... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... .... Bleak House, Volume One, Containing Chapters One through Thirty four by Charles Dickens , the Pennsyl vania State University, Electronic Classics... ...House, Volume One, Containing Chapters One through Thirty four by Charles Dickens , the Pennsyl vania State University, Electronic Classics Series ... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... .../ jmanis/dickens.htm. If you would like to receive more classical works of literature in PDF , go to http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/ jmanis/jimspdf.ht...

...Preface: A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge?s eye had a cast in my direction), was...

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Mrs. Lirrimers Legacy

By: Charles Dickens

...Mrs. Lirrimer’s Legacy by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Mrs. L... ...Mrs. Lirrimer’s Legacy by Charles Dickens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Mrs. Lirriper’... ...nn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Mrs. Lirriper’s Legacy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. T... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication Mrs. Lirriper’s Legacy by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Port... ...ylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... 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. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us...

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Hard Times

By: Charles Dickens

...ckens A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publicaation Hard Times by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por ... ...sylvania State University. This Por table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...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 . Neither the Pennsylvania St... ... or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Hard Times by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics S... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Hard Times by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Series , ... ...part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make us... ...y were not at all orderly in their domestic arrangements, and the combined literature of the whole company would have produced but a poor letter on an...

...Excerpt: Now, what I want is facts. Teach these boys and girls nothing but Facts. Facts alone are wanted in life. Plant nothing else, and root out everything else. You can only form the minds of reasoning animals upon Facts: nothing else will ever be of any service to them. Thi...

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