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Haste and Waste

By: Oliver Optic

...TE AND WASTE by OLIVER OPTIC Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: HASTE AND W... ...e: HASTE AND WASTE Author: OLIVER OPTIC 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... ... I. THE SQUALL ON THE LAKE 4 “You ain't good for nothin' 'board a vessel. I thought you knew enough to take in sail when you saw a squall comin'.” “I... ...hen you saw a squall comin'.” “I should have taken in sail long ago if I had thought the captain didn't know enough to come on deck when there was a s... ...e. He seemed to be thinking of the subject always uppermost in his mind, his thoughts stimulated, no doubt, by the fact that his expected passenger ca...

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The Harlequinade

By: Dion Clayton Calthrop

...ADE by DION CLAYTON CALTHROP Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE HARLEQU... ...LEQUINADE Author: DION CLAYTON CALTHROP 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... ...etals of the forgotten rose. Is it he begging forgiveness of her? She has no thought for that; only that she always loved him. She bends to him, he ta... ...e heard the echo of a thrush's song sung when he was a boy (Unbelievable thought), and climbed trees. And where do you come from? The Harlequinade... ... most neatly she does so. Eglantine—a new Eglantine—watches her, and the thought of a new life is born in him. EGLANTINE. We've a few guineas ...

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The Rider on the White Horse

By: Theodor W. Storm

...IDER ON THE by THEODOR STORM Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org WHITE HORSE Title:... ...N THE WHITE HORSE Author: THEODOR STORM 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... ...howling squalls were trying to force me and my horse down from the dike, the thought shot through my head: "Don't be a fool! Turn back and stay with y... ...nting of the horse; and yet horse and rider had ridden close by me! Deep in thought over this I rode on, but I did not have much time to think, for s... ...ts had written about it; his knowledge, though he began in childhood, he had thought out all by himself. I dare say you have heard, sir, that the Fris...

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Flower of the North

By: James Oliver Curwood

...ORTH by JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: FLOWER OF T... ... THE NORTH Author: JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD 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... ...own a month ago and said, 'Tom, your work begins to show you want a rest,' I thought of Valencia, and was so confoundedly homesick for those old days ... ... sport for the prisoner, isn't it? But when the rat happens to be human " "I thought it was a fish," protested Gregson, mildly. "Pretty soon you'll be... ...ns. That was the idea that came to me in the middle of the night, and then I thought if I could get a corner on a few of these lakes, secure fishing p...

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Geological Observations on Volcanic Islands

By: Charles Darwin

... there is equally little difficulty in perceiving the school of geological thought which, in spite of the warnings of Sedgwick and Henslow, had obtain... ...t, says, "I was not a little pleased to see my volcanic book quoted, for I thought it was completely dead and forgotten." Two years later the origina... ... times, my views on some few points may be somewhat antiquated, but I have thought it best to leave them as they originally appeared." It may be inte...

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Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...he was born with so extreme and passionate a love for his country, that he thought all things else of mean importance in comparison: and our union is ... ..., and the cooks, of all the regiments?" He could scarcely think that, but thought it provoking the French had no distinctive working title correspond... ...ort for generations to enjoy the country's pay. Boys are unjust; but Nevil thought of the country mainly, arguing that we should not accept the countr... ...ess value in society, and not wanting a benediction upon it in our elegant literature, namely, the art of stripping his fellow-man and so posturing hi... ...an not to see how much a woman prefers to be under the wing of science and literature, in a good-sized, well-warmed room, with a book, instead of maki... ...He is the earnest man, and flies at politics as uneasy young brains fly to literature, fancying they can write because they can write with a pen. He p...

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The Mayflower and Her Log

By: Azel Ames

...y well understood, and have been so often stated in detail in print, it is thought sufficient to note here their concrete results as affecting dates o... ...e their concrete results as affecting dates occurring in Pilgrim and later literature. From 1582 to 1700 the difference between O.S. and N.S. was ten... ...istory,—her name should nowhere have found mention in the earliest Pilgrim literature. Bradford uses the terms, the "biger ship," or the "larger ship,... ... renown with the MAY-FLOWER was even longer in finding record in the early literature of the Pilgrim hegira than that of the larger It first appeared,... ...o go with them; as also from London and other places, and therefore it was thought meet and convenient by them in Holand, that these strangers that we... ...s he specifies. It would seem that the historian, unduly elated at what he thought the discovery of another "turning-point of modern history," endeavo...

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The British Barbarians

By: Grant Allen

...elieved and received by everybody everywhere in this realm of Britain. But literature, as Thomas Hardy says with truth, is mainly the expression of so... ... is mainly the expression of souls in revolt. Hence the antagonism between literature and journalism. Why, then, publish one's novels serially at all... ...a publisher who would consent to aid me in introducing to the world what I thought most important for it. Having now found such a publisher-- having s... ... mark the distinction between these books which are really mine--my own in thought, in spirit, in teaching--and those which I have produced, sorely ag... ...he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future; and that his thoughts are as children born to him, which he may not carelessly let die. ...

...average editor must say or hint at nothing at all that is not universally believed and received by everybody everywhere in this realm of Britain. But literature, as Thomas Hardy says with truth, is mainly the expression of souls in revolt. Hence the antagonism between literature and journalism. Why, then, publish one's novels serially at all? Why not appeal at once to the ...

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Sylvie and Bruno

By: Lewis Carroll

...E AND BRUNO by LEWIS CARROLL Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SYLVIE AND ... ... SYLVIE AND BRUNO Author: LEWIS CARROLL 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... ...livion. Sometimes one could trace to their source these random flashes of thought−−as being suggested by the book one was reading, or struck out ... ...for fame, but in the hope of supplying, for the children whom I love, some thoughts that may suit those hours of innocent merriment which are the ... ... Childhood; and also in the hope of suggesting, to them and to others, some thoughts that may prove, I would fain hope, not wholly out of harmony w...

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Beauchamp's Career

By: George Meredith

...'S CAREER by GEORGE MEREDITH Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: BEAUCHAMP'S... ...UCHAMP'S CAREER Author: GEORGE MEREDITH 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 was born with so extreme and passionate a love for his country, that he thought all things else of mean importance in comparison: and our union ... ...es, and the cooks, of all the regiments?" He could scarcely think that, but thought it provoking the French had no distinctive working title corresp... ...fort for generations to enjoy the country's pay. Boys are unjust; but Nevil thought of the country mainly, arguing that Beauchamp's Career VOL. I. ...

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Further Adventures of Lad

By: Albert Payson Terhune

...RES by ALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF LAD Title: FURT... ...ES OF LAD Author: ALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE 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... ...awled out on the veranda he reached down for the bag. As it was not where he thought he had left it, he swung his groping hand forward in a half−circl... ... force athwart the right hip. The man had done this, the man whom Laddie had thought so friendly and playful! He had not done it by accident. For his ... ...hrough her mind, in that briefest fraction of a second whizzed the consoling thought "He's not mad, whatever else he is. A mad dog never swerves from ...

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The American Child

By: Elizabeth Mccracken

...RICAN by ELIZABETH McCRACKEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CHILD Title: THE A... ...RICAN CHILD Author: ELIZABETH McCRACKEN 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... ...dog was never allowed even to come into the house. Grandpa was a doctor, and thought dogs were not clean.” This knowledge, so soon acquired, would see... ...k perhaps that is why it is so different from the other acts.” “Why, I never thought of that!” the boy cried, with absolute unaffectedness. He appeare... ...er face fell a bit. “I came to play at them with you,” she said. “Your nurse thought maybe you'd like to, for a while. Are you too sick to play?” she ...

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The Man in the Iron Mask

By: Pere Alexandre Dumas

...IRON MASK by ALEXANDRE DUMAS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE MAN IN ... ...N THE IRON MASK Author: ALEXANDRE DUMAS 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... ... Chapter I: The Prisoner. 8 “Ah! then you know something,” said Aramis, who thought he had pierced not merely through a defect in the harness, but th... ... well seemed to draw me downwards with its slimy mouth and icy breath; and I thought I read, at the bottom of the water, characters of fire traced upo... ...hout any desire for freedom?” “As I told you.” “Without ambition, sorrow, or thought?” The young man made no answer. “Well,” asked Aramis, “why are yo...

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Famous Reviews

By: R. Brimley Johnson

...EVIEWS by R. BRIMLEY JOHNSON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: FAMOUS REVI... ...MOUS REVIEWS Author: R. BRIMLEY JOHNSON 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... ...th costs.—Noctes Ambrosianae, Sept., 1825. Our current literature teems with thought and feeling,—with passion and imagination. There was Gifford, and... ... is nothing that appears to them so meritorious as perpetual exaggeration of thought. There must be nothing moderate, natural, or easy, about their se... ...tation of his authorities, as if he were the compiler of a true history, and thought his reputation would be ruined by the imputation of a single fict...

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On the Expunging Resolution

By: Thomas Hart Benton

...UNGING by THOMAS HART BENTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org RESOLUTION Title: ... ...G RESOLUTION Author: THOMAS HART BENTON 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... ... private individual, stripped of all power to reward, or to punish. His own thoughts, as he has shown us in the concluding paragraph of that message...

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Stories from Everybody's Magazine from the 1910 Issues

...f utterly to athletics, has secret and continual access to the brand of literature peculiar to the "Seaside Library," and the result is obvious.... ...no Lady Ursula, she would have died--with black, bitter shame at the thought of any eye but her own falling upon the penciled lines therein. ... ... "And what were the wild waves saying?" "Oh, big words like--" she thought a moment, her small, sunburnt face serious and intent. "Oh, like... ...airs. Dorothea sat still, with her arms folded on the bedpost and a new thought playing like summer lightning in her brain. The thought graduall... ... York, used the effective bait of the instalment plan of payment. Their literature and advertising offered sudden wealth at twenty cents a share... ...nnocently, certainly ignorantly, fathered. We are all familiar with the literature of this class, sent to us under the guise of personal and int...

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Homeward Bound; Or, The Chase. A Tale of the Sea, Vol. 2

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...is ship that could possibly be spared, and as many of the passengers as he thought might be useful. As numbers might be important in the way of intimi... ... logarithms. If my father had been the only one to teach it, I should have thought less about it, for he was no scholar, and might have been paying it... ...me, if any there were, might see the vessel for the first time. While such thoughts were rapidly glancing through his mind, the reader will readily im... ... truth. We rejoice to perceive by these valuable contributions to American literature, that Steadfast Dodge, esquire, finds no reason to envy the inha...

...owners of the country, the captain took with him every officer and man in his ship that could possibly be spared, and as many of the passengers as he thought might be useful. As numbers might be important in the way of intimidation, he cared almost as much for appearances as for any thing else, or certainly he would not have deemed the presence of Mr. Dodge of any great mo...

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The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

...OF THE by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org POLESTAR AND OTHER TALE... ... OTHER TALES 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... ... do with her that you must dangle her photograph before my eyes?" I almost thought that he was about to strike me in the frenzy of his rage, but wi... ...in my own mind is at best a vague and uncertain one. Several times I have thought that I grasped the clue which might explain it, but only to be d... ...klessness in their expression, and of something else which I have sometimes thought was more allied with horror than any other emotion. Generally th...

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Writing a War Story

By: Edith Wharton

...A WAR STORY by EDITH WHARTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: WRITTING A ... ...TTING A WAR STORY Author: EDITH WHARTON 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... ..., and that their esoteric significance showed that she was a vers−librist in thought as well as in technique. He added that they would "gain incommens... ...nd herself suffering from a plethora of impressions. Moreover, the more she thought of the matter, the less she seemed to understand how a war story ... ...o begin on the empiric system. ("It's sure to come to me as I go along," she thought.) So she sat down before the mauve paper and wrote "A shot rang o...

...t gentleman hinted that there was more than she knew in Ivy Spang?s poems, and that their esoteric significance showed that she was a vers?librist in thought as well as in technique. He added that they would ?gain incommensurably in meaning? when she abandoned the superannuated habit of beginning each line with a capital letter....

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Travels in the United States of America

By: William Priest

...TED STATES by WILLIAM PRIEST Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF AMERICA Title: ... ...TATES OF AMERICA Author: WILLIAM PRIEST 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... ...ave branded him with eternal infamy, but is in this country (I think justly) thought a spirited action of a man, who was above receiving the emolument... ...be conceived only by those who have been in southern latitudes. I have often thought, if an enthusiastic cockney, of weak nerves, who had never been o... ...begin the world again. To some timorous people, their new situation would be thought dangerous, as they are liable to a visit from the Indians, and pe...

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