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Hardboiled

By: Harold de Polo

...HARDBOILED by HAROLD DE POLO Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: HARDBOILED ... ...itle: HARDBOILED Author: HAROLD DE POLO 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... ...e easy and watching things grow and get born. Damned if he didn't wish he'd thought of it sooner, even before he had so much coin put away. It gave ... ...kid lost his leg, chief. Poor little fella; it wasn't his fault. So maybe I thought " "What have I got to do with it?" Pete snapped, drumming his fi...

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Neuromancer

By: William B. Gibson
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The Idiot

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

... IDIOT by FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE IDIOT A... ...e: THE IDIOT Author: FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY 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... ...eadily. "and this is a thaw, too. Fancy if it had been a hard frost! I never thought it would be so cold in the old country. I've grown quite out of t... ...w, I'm sure! I may say I have never heard of such a person," said the clerk, thoughtfully. "At least, the name, I admit, is historical. Karamsin must ... ...ia Philipovnas. And what an impertinent beast you are!" he added angrily. "I thought some creature like you would hang on to me as soon as I got hold ...

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

By: Victor Hugo

...ng indeed. If it could be granted to us, the men of 1830, to mingle in thought with those Parisians of the fifteenth century, and to enter with t... ...ld seem new. With the reader's consent, we will endeavor to retrace in thought, the impression which he would have experienced in company with us... ...uch spice, Set the palace all aflame." 13 Whatever may be thought of this triple explanation, political, physical, and poetical, of ... ...ing them back. We shall see which will carry the day, grimaces or polite literature." Alas! he had been left the sole spectator of his piece. It... ...ly, it will no longer be mistress. It will be subservient to the law of literature, which formerly received the law from it. The respective posit... ...ot my fault. Every one knoweth that great wealth is not to be drawn from literature, and that those who are best posted in good books do not alway...

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Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo : Volume 2

By: Sir Richard Francis Burton

... of the cow. We chatted with the Shark Point wreckers, and found that they thought like Arthegal, "For equal right in equal things doth stand." More... ..., thinking little of to-day, and literally following the precept, "Take no thought for the morrow." As the old missioners testify, they have happy mem... ...r Rivers. We are glad to be rid of the Jagas, a subject which has a small literature of its own; the savage race appeared everywhere like a "deus ex ... ...as not long coming; the new arrivals set up the war-song, and Gidi Mavunga thought it time to make a demonstration. Drawing an old cutlass and bending...

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Mark Twain

... robber-books, and every gang that was high-toned had it. Some thought it would be good to kill the FAMILIES of boys that told the secr... ...s stumped, and set still. I was most ready to cry; but all at once I thought of a way, and so I offered them Miss Watson -- they could kill h... ...but only cleaned off the grease and clay, and looked so sorry that I thought I would behave awhile if I could. Then Miss Watson she took me i...

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Du Cote de Chez Swann

By: Marcel Proust
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The Story of Salome

By: Amelia B. Edwards

... SALOME by AMELIA B. EDWARDS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE STORY ... ...ORY OF SALOME Author: AMELIA B. EDWARDS 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... ...ded with pink coral and diamonds. Coming back into the shop he asked me if I thought it would please his sister, to whom he had promised a remembrance... ...op with its unattractive counter; but in vain. When I had gone so far that I thought I must have passed it, I turned back..House by house I retraced m... ...romised to be a gorgeous sunset, I fell into one of those wandering trams of thought in which the real and unreal succeed each other as capriciously a...

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Anne of Avonlea

By: Lucy Maud Montgomery

...tly what he was to be famous for was left in convenient haziness, but Anne thought it would be rather nice to have him a college president or a Canadi... ...ith rage and his prominent blue eyes almost sticking out of his head, Anne thought he was really the ugliest person she had ever seen. All at once Mr... ...ts. I wish I'd sold her to Mr. Shearer when he wanted her last week, but I thought it was just as well to wait until we had the auction of the stock a... ...rden idyl under conditions that could hardly be considered as favorable to literature. Nevertheless, the result was quite pretty, and Diana was "enrap...

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Ethics Part Iv. Of Human Bondage or the Strength of the Emotions

By: Benedict de Spinoza

...V. OF by BENEDICT DE SPINOZA Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HUMAN BONDAGE Titl... ...MAN BONDAGE Author: BENEDICT DE SPINOZA 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... ...the whole order of nature as conceived under the attributes of extension and thought must be deducible. It would therefore follow (I. xxi.) that man ... ...nd approve, The worse I follow." * Ecclesiastes seems to have had the same thought in his mind, when he says, "He who increaseth knowledge increase... ...y. Obedience, on the other hand, is set down as merit, inasmuch as a man is thought worthy of merit, if he takes delight in the advantages which a S...

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Filostrato

By: Giovanni Boccaccio

...e her, or sometimes to talk of her, or sweetly to meditate upon her in his thoughts. Which now of these three things giveth the greatest delight? Nor ... ... benevolent and responsive, even though it should last only so long as the thought, in such wise as surely could not happen in the case of seeing her ... ... above my afflicted heart, taking sudden flight because of the supervening thought that showeth me that I cannot see you, my desire thereof being enki...

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The March of Portola

By: Zoeth S. Eldredge

...wo-thirds were laid under the sand of Punta de los Muertos[13]. It was now thought best to send one of the packets to San Blas to inform the viceroy a... ... skillful in constructing boats, wooden bowls, and other articles. Portolá thought this pueblo must be the one named by Cabrillo, Pueblo de Canoas (Pu... ...retero) of Cabrera Bueno, but where was the famous port of Monterey? They thought that perhaps they had passed Monterey in the great circuit they had...

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Le Grand Testament

By: François Villon

...TESTAMENT by FRANÇOIS VILLON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LE GRAND TE... ...GRAND TESTAMENT Author: FRANÇOIS VILLON 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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China and the Manchus

By: Herbert A. Giles

...eservedly associated with one of the two most brilliant periods in Chinese literature, was founded in 960. Korea was then forced, in order to protect ... ...wide area, and for a long time kept the Manchus at bay, so hateful was the thought of an alien domination to the people of the province in question. T... ...chu Emperors, sprung from a race which but a few decades before had little thought for anything beyond war and the chase, and which had not even a wri... ...nguage of its own, should have conferred more benefits upon the student of literature than all the rest of China's Emperors put together. The literatu... ...s Emperors put together. The literature in question is, of course, Chinese literature. Manchu was the court language, spoken as well as written, for m... ...ere thenceforward obliged to live either at Peking or at Macao. In 1732 he thought of expelling them altogether; but finding that they were enthusiast...

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Saint Nicholas Eve

By: Camllle Lemonnier

...LAS EVE by CAMlLLE LEMONNIER Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SAINT NICH... ... NICHOLAS EVE Author: CAMlLLE LEMONNIER 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... ...e his mother, but Nelle had seen him come up, and just at the moment when he thought to look into the pot she put down the lid and nodded to him: "Who... ...if I must be punished for this, punish me only." Then he left the church and thought deep down in his heart: "Now there is no one living who can say t...

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Speaking of Operations

By: Irvin S. Cobb

...de of me at that statement I knew at once that, no matter what he may have thought, the premises were not unoccupied. Naturally I inquired how soon he... ...glance at the calendar on the wall that this was still the present date. I thought it would be Thursday of next week at the very least. Doctor Z also... ...amite the Red Leary-O'Brien gang could not have broken into those ducks. I thought so then and I think so yet. Years have passed since then, but I may...

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Lord Jim

By: Joseph Conrad

... LORD JIM by JOSEPH CONRAD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: LORD JIM Au... ... Title: LORD JIM Author: JOSEPH CONRAD 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... ...p the narrator on. But, seriously, the truth of the matter is, that my first thought was of a short story, concerned only with the pilgrim ship episod... ... 'it is all so morbid.' The pronouncement gave me food for an hour's anxious thought. Finally I arrived at the conclusion that, making due allowances ... ...ok in the water. It caught in his breeches and I nearly went overboard, as I thought I would, only old Symons let go the tiller and grabbed my legs −−...

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Martyrdom of Habib the Deacon

By: Martyrdom of Habib Deacon

...t had taken place, he considered in his mind and pondered anxiously in his thoughts: It is expedient for me, said he, that I should go and appear befo... ...ntrary to truth, and it is impossible that that should be banished from my thoughts which is firmly fixed in my mind. The governor said: By inflictio... ...r said: By inflictions bitter and severe will I make thee dismiss from thy thoughts that of which thou hast said, It is firmly fixed in my mind. Habi...

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Thus Spake Zarathustra

By: Friedrich Nietzsche

...me thing:--the soul wished the body meagre, ghastly, and famished. Thus it thought to escape from the body and the earth. Oh, that soul was itself me... ... him!" And all the people laughed at Zarathustra. But the rope-dancer, who thought the words applied to him, began his performance. 4. Zarathustra, ... ...thustra, however, still sat beside the dead man on the ground, absorbed in thought: so he forgot the time. But at last it became night, and a cold win...

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Jane Eyre

By: Charlotte Brontë

...e is run out into the rain--bad animal!" "It is well I drew the curtain," thought I; and I wished fervently he might not discover my hiding-place: no... ...ero, Caligula, &c. Also I had drawn parallels in 4 silence, which I never thought thus to have declared aloud. "What! what!" he cried. "Did she say ... ...head of the bed, also white, with a footstool before it; and looking, as I thought, like a pale throne. This room was chill, because it seldom had a ... ...uld be needed in the way of elementary works, and several volumes of light literature, poetry, biography, travels, a few romances, &c. I suppose he ha... ...vouchsafed to the fortunate public of those days--the golden age of modern literature. Alas! the readers of our era are less favoured. But courage! I ...

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