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The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare
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The Third Part of Henry the Sixth

By: William Shakespeare
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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

..., or any other of those patriotic Libraries, at present the glory of British Literature;” might work revolutions in Thought; and so forth;—in conclusi... ...bottles alternated with bread crusts, coffee pots, tobacco boxes, Periodical Literature, and Bl¨ ucher Boots. Old Lieschen (Lisekin, ’Liza), who was h... ...lent, as it were unconscious, strength, which, except in the higher walks of Literature, must be rare. Many a deep glance, and often with unspeakable ... ...open, which indeed he is. Of his boundless Learning, and how all reading and literature in most known tongues, from Sanchoniathon to Dr. Lingard, from... ...o that joint stock vehicle of publication, “at present the glory of British Literature”? If so, the Library Editors are welcome to dig in it for thei... ...though a slight one, for Typography; therefore as an encouragement to modern Literature, and deserving of approval: nor is it without satisfaction tha... ...ndeed have reason to be thankful that hitherto there are other vents for our Literature, exuberant as it is.—Teufelsdr¨ ockh continues: “If such suppl... ...Journalistik; and so stumble on perhaps the most egregious blunder in Modern Literature! MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL 31 CHAPTER VII MISCELLANEOUS HISTOR... ...ate the whole habitable globe, and Timbuctoo itself is not safe from British Literature, may not some Copy find out even the mysterious basket bearing ...

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The Golden Bowl

By: Henry James

...tself, does it the worst of services, and may well inspire in the lover of literature certain lively questions as to the future of that institution. T... ... have we met him, when it comes to that, in the walks of interesting prose literature, and why assume that we have to believe in him before we are abs...

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The Tragedy of Richard the Third

By: William Shakespeare
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The Sea Wolf

By: Jack London

...ticular things, such as, for instance, the analysis of Poe’s place in American literature — an essay of mine, by the way, in the current Atlantic. Com... ...d I remarked Bulfinch’s “Age of Fable,” Shaw’s “History of English and American Literature,” and Johnson’s “Natural History” in two large volumes. Then... ...ith Wolf Larsen, eating at the cabin table and doing nothing but discuss life, literature, and the universe, the while Thomas Mugridge fumed and raged... ...help nor sympathy, I did it all for myself — navigation, mathematics, science, literature, and what not. And of what use has it been? Master and owner... ...rouse this man’s animosity. Be quite friendly with him, talk with him, discuss literature and art with him — he is fond of such things. You will find h...

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Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions

By: John Donne
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The Taming of the Shrew

By: William Shakespeare
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The Tragedie of Cymbeline

By: William Shakespeare
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The Chimes

By: Charles Dickens
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The Maine Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

...is century be my contemporary; perchance shall read some scattered leaves of literature, and sometimes talk with me. Why read history, then, if the ag... ...l continue to inspire, the strains of poets, such as compose the mass of any literature. Our woods are sylvan, and their inhabitants woodmen and rus ...

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The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner : Who Lived Eight and Twenty Years All Alone in an Un-Inhabited Island on the Coast of America, Near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having Been Cast on Shore by Shipwreck, Wherein All the Men Perished but Himself, With an Account How He Was at Last as Strangely Deliver'D by Pyrates

By: Daniel Defoe
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Silas Marner

By: George Eliot

...een to any school higher than Dame Tedman’s: her acquaintance with profane literature hardly went beyond the rhymes she had worked in her large sample...

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Jane Austen
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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

...o absent from her knowledge, for she had gathered from her acquaintance with literature that it was often a source of interest and even of instruction... ...t the girl would distinguish herself in print. Mrs. Varian thought highly of literature, for which she entertained that esteem that is connected with ... ...ent of one of the Miss Varians. Practically, Mrs. Varian’s acquaintance with literature was confined to The New York Interviewer; as she very justly sa... ...ament as I have one at my own dinner table. He has elegant tastes— cares for literature, for art, for science, for charming young ladies. The most ele... ...nsciousness to the or gan of pure reason. Of late, it was not to be denied, literature had seemed a fading light, and even after she had reminded her... ...e done? Has she no taste? he asked. “Oh yes, a great deal; but it’s more for literature,” said Pansy—“and for con versation. But papa cares also for ... ...has left it to your friend Miss Stackpole—‘in recognition of her services to literature.’ Does he mean her following him up from Rome? Was that a serv... ...erature.’ Does he mean her following him up from Rome? Was that a service to literature? It contains a great many rare and valuable books, and as she ... ..., and with the proceeds she’ll set up a newspaper. Will that be a service to literature?” This question Isabel forbore to answer, as it exceeded the l...

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The Tragedie of Othello, The Moore of Venice

By: William Shakespeare
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French Ways and Their Meaning

By: Edith Wharton

... heritage that have been too long allowed to run to waste: our language, our literature, and many other things pertaining to the great undefinable doma... ...need only note what that rich language has shrunk to on the lips, and in the literature, of the heterogeneous hundred millions of American citizens wh... ... as in the years before the war. Every sham and substitute for education and literature and art had steadily crowded out the real thing. “Get rich qui... ... cuts in spelling them; she would jealously have upheld the standards of its literature instead of lowering them to meet an increased “circulation.” I... ...icted under that name by French novelists and dramatists; but in truth every literature, in its main lines, reflects the chief characteristics of the p... ...people for whom, and about whom, it is written— and none more so than French literature, the freest and frankest of all. The statement that the real F... ...her day of need. At ev ery stage in French history, in war, in politics, in literature, in art and in religion, women have played a splendid and a de... ...ate” business has almost everything to teach, not only in the way of art and literature, and all the graces of life, but also in the way of municipal ... ...what it is, is to pick out the words that preponderate in its speech and its literature, and then try to define the special meaning it gives them. The ...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana
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The Winters Tale

By: William Shakespeare
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The Life of Henry the Fifth

By: William Shakespeare

... Flu. Gower is a good Captaine, and is good know-ledge 2680 and literatured in the Warres. 2681 King. Call him hither to me, Souldi...

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