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Ecce Homo

By: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

... by FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ECCE HOMO A... ...OMO Author: FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot...

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The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Volume I

By: Lord Macaulay

...e article on Mitford's Greece he did not himself value so highly as others thought it deserved. This article, at any rate, contains the first distinct... ...d. In the poems, as well as in the prose works, will be occasionally found thoughts and expressions which have afterwards been adopted in later produc... ... intense 4 meditation. With eyes fixed on the ground, and lips working in thought, he sauntered round the area, apparently unconscious how many of th... ...m to my apartments. This way, my sweet Zoe." ... ON THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE. (June 1823.) This is the age of societies. There is scarcely o... ...inction; it seems, however, to belong indisputably to the Royal Society of Literature. At the first establishment of that ridiculous academy, every se... ...an the powers of a machine or the benefits of a new remedy. Hence it is in literature, that quackery is most easily puffed, and excellence most easily...

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A Lover's Complaint

By: William Shakespeare

...latted hive of straw, Which fortified her visage from the sun, Whereon the thought might think sometime it saw The carcase of a beauty spent and done.... ...som reign Of young, of old; and sexes both enchanted, To dwell with him in thoughts, or to remain In personal duty, following where he haunted: Consen... ...The goodly objects which abroad they find Of lands and mansions, theirs in thought assign'd; And labouring in mo pleasures to bestow them, Than the tr...

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A Book of Scoundrels

By: Charles Whibley

...n contemplate without an enchanted sentiment. Here at last you come upon a literature, which has been read to pieces. The very rarity of the slim, rou... ...us came in the nick to convert them into as vivid and sparkling a piece of literature as the time could show. This was Captain Alexander Smith, whose ... ... man's debt without paying him, and if their creditors were Cavaliers they thought they had as much right to cheat 'em, as the Israelites had to spoil... ..., too, was an enemy of Pope. Yet Johnson has remained an example. For the literature of scoundrelism is as persistent in its form as in its folk-lore... ... shall lead the sinner to repentance. `Here,' says the preface, `the giddy thoughtless youth may see as in a mirror the fatal consequences of deviatin... ...nce, and cut his throat with a penknife. The assembled rogues and turnkeys thought their Jonathan dead at last, and rejoiced exceedingly therein. Stra...

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

By: Bongiovanni

...ng any spiritual text it is customary to clear the mind of all distracting thoughts, to calm the breath and to purify the heart. 1.1 Now, instruction... ... the heart. 1.1 Now, instruction in Union. 1.2. Union is restraining the thought-streams natural to the mind. 1.3. Then the seer dwells in his own ... ...er dwells in his own nature. 1.4. Otherwise he is of the same form as the thought-streams. 1.5. The thought-streams are five-fold, painful and not p...

Before beginning any spiritual text it is customary to clear the mind of all distracting thoughts, to calm the breath and to purify the heart.

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A Plea for Old Cap Collier

By: Irvin S. Cobb

...CAP COLLIER by IRVIN S. COBB Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A PLEA FOR ... ...R OLD CAP COLLIER Author: IRVIN S. COBB Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...living creatures regarding his innermost emotions, rarely does bare his real thoughts to his elders, for they, alas, are not young enough to have a fe... ...w! But when I gave Alice first place in the list I acted too hastily. Second thought should have informed me that undeniably the post of honor belonge...

... the magazines I could get hold of. The local bookstore, of course, was closed. They won?t let the oysters stay open on Sunday in that town. The only literature my fellow guests seemed interested in was mailorder tabs and price currents....

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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

By: Laurence Sterne

...INIONS OF by LAURENCE STERNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLE... ...ANDY, GENTLEMAN Author: LAURENCE STERNE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...ngth, that my poor mother could never hear the said clock wound up,−−but the thoughts of some other things unavoidably popped into her head−−vice vers... ...n friendship.−−O diem praeclarum!−−then nothing which has touched me will be thought trifling in its nature, or tedious in its telling. Therefore, my ... ...,−−and he with−held the true one, only out of a nicety of temper, because he thought it did honour to him. But the truth of the story was as follows: ...

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Ulysses

By: James Joyce

... ULYSSES by JAMES JOYCE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ULYSSES Aut... ... Title: ULYSSES Author: JAMES JOYCE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...ech, confidently. −− Irish, Buck Mulligan said. Is there Gaelic on you? −− I thought it was Irish, she said, by the sound of it. Are you from the west... ...behold in me, Stephen said with grim displeasure, a horrible example of free thought. He walked on, waiting to be spoken to, trailing his ashplant by ... ...am ecclesiam: the slow growth and change of rite and dogma like his own rare thoughts, a chemistry of stars. Symbol of the apostles in the mass for po...

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Beauty and the Beast

By: Charles Lamb

..., The emblem of herself, — a ROSE. The good Man on his journey went, His thoughts on generous BEAUTY bent. "If Heav’n," he said, and breath’d a pra... ...the good !" In wonder rapt the Merchant stood; And while dread fears his thoughts employ, A child so generous still was joy. "My father’s safe !" ... ... was giv’n, thy vow was broke !" Thus Conscience to her bosom spoke. 10 Thoughts such as these assail’d her breast, And a sad vision broke her res...

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The Oracle of the Dog

By: Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, 1874-1936

...ent; and Father Brown said calmly, "Oh, it was a summer-house, was it? " "I thought you'd read all about it in the papers," answered Fiennes. " Stop ... ... longer than it looked; as long as a stiletto in fact." Father Brown nodded thoughtfully. "Was any other instrument ever suggested?" he asked. "Ther... ...e doctor's pretensions to a future place in his family. But I shouldn't have thought much of that but for a few words that I happened to hear later, e...

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The Acharnians

By: Aristophanes
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The Valley of Fear

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...u are a little trying at times." He was too much absorbed with his own thoughts to give any immediate answer to my remonstrance. He leaned upon ... ...died both the exterior and the flap. "It is Porlock's writing," said he thoughtfully. "I can hardly doubt that it is Porlock's writing, though I ... ...o in his note. This would seem to indicate that the book is one which he thought I would have no difficulty in finding for myself. He had it--and ...

... I was annoyed at the sardonic interruption. Really, Holmes, said I severely, you are a little trying at times. He was too much absorbed with his own thoughts to give any immediate answer to my remonstrance. He leaned upon his hand, with his untasted breakfast before him, and he stared at the slip of paper which he had just drawn from its envelope. Then he took the envelop...

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Descent of the Goddess Ishtar into the Lower World

By: M. Jastrow

... no return, the land of darkness, Ishtar, the daughter of Sin directed her thought, Directed her thought, Ishtar, the daughter of Sin, To the house of...

...To the land of no return, the land of darkness, Ishtar, the daughter of Sin directed her thought, Directed her thought, Ishtar, the daughter of Sin, To the house of shadows, the dwelling, of Irkalla, To the house without exit for him who enters therein, To the road, whence there is no turning, To the house withou...

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Zone Policeman 88

By: Harry A. Franck

...kansas farmer to his nephew, home from the Zone on vacation. He would have thought so indeed could he have spent a day at Corozal and watched the unbr... ... littered with tobacco, pipes, matches, dog-eared wads of every species of literature from real estate pamphlets to locomotive journals, and a further... ... never tol' me." St. Lucian woman, evidently about forty-five, after deep thought, plainly anxious to be as truthful as possible: "Er—ah's twenty, si... ...ng my questions and setting down the answers without even hearing them, my thoughts still back in the clean, bare room behind, wondering whether I sho...

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The Land of Mist

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...F MIST by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE LAND OF... ...LAND OF MIST Author: ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ... at Rugby, but life had toned him down also, and made him a more subdued and thoughtful man. He had put away a good deal when last his football−boots ... ... but his moustache was heavier, his back a little rounded, and some lines of thought were tracing themselves upon his brow. Post−war conditions and ne... ...ll degree in literature. He was still a bachelor, though there were some who thought that his hold on that condition was precarious and that Miss Enid...

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Three Lives

By: Gertrude Stein

...HREE LIVES by GERTRUDE STEIN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THREE LIVES... ...tle: THREE LIVES Author: GERTRUDE STEIN Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...a early in the fall came to her house again old Katy was not there. "I never thought old Katy would act so Miss Mathilda," Anna said, "when she was so... ...et at rest. She gave herself to Mrs. Lehntman and the doctor to do what they thought best to make her well and strong. Anna endured the operation very... ...to see your brother whenever you like to, and I will always pay your fare. I thought you understood all about that, and we will be very glad to have y...

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The Chest of Chu Chan

By: Maxwell Grant

...OF CHU CHAN by MAXWELL GRANT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CHEST O... ...CHEST OF CHU CHAN Author: MAXWELL GRANT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...enisette lacked friends, if a mere quip could rouse his anger. Just when she thought that she had humored Benisette with a winsome smile, his violent ... ...e. "Maybe you're the one who is keeping this place open," he declared. "If I thought you were −" Homer was leaving, having bolted all the metal−shutte... ... "Talk to Benisette!" he repeated. "Say, that's really an idea, Talcott." "I thought you'd appreciate it." Again, Talcott was ironical, but Graff's mo...

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The Heights

By: Prophet Muhammad

...arrate unto them the history (of the men of old), that haply they may take thought. 007.177 Evil as an example are the folk who denied Our revelation...

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The Mother

By: Grazia Deledda

...THE MOTHER by GRAZIA DELEDDA Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE MOTHER ... ...itle: THE MOTHER Author: GRAZIA DELEDDA Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ... until at last the instinct of self−preservation, the need of collecting her thoughts and concentrating her strength for the decisive battle, drove he... ...not think with any hatred of the woman who was leading him into sin, but she thought only of how she might save her too, as though it had been the sav... ...t scent roused the mother from her preoccupation: she picked up the coat and thought scornfully that she would be strong enough even to pick up her so...

...special topic or interest, are apt to be called monotonous by a public which merely reads to kill time or is always craving for new sensations in its literature. But to another and more serious class of reader this very fidelity to scene and steadfastness of outlook is one of the principal incentives to take up each fresh work of such writers, for it is safe to assume that...

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A Little Princess

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

... by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A LITTLE PR... ...INCESS Author: FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...he stared out of the window at the passing people with a queer old−fashioned thoughtfulness in her big eyes. She was such a little girl that one did n... ...her. She only knew he was rich because she had heard people say so when they thought she was not listening, and she had also heard them say that when ... ...e voyage and the new country had attracted her, she had been troubled by the thought that he could not stay with her. "Couldn't you go to that place w...

...d under her, and leaned against her father, who held her in his arm, as she stared out of the window at the passing people with a queer old?fashioned thoughtfulness in her big eyes. She was such a little girl that one did not expect to see such a look on her small face. It would have been an old look for a child of twelve, and Sara Crewe was only seven. The fact was, howev...

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