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Rollo's correspondence

By: Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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The Reckoning

By: Edith Wharton
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The Booming of Acre Hill, And Other Reminiscences of Urban and Suburban Life. Illus. By C. Dana Gibson

By: John Kendrick Bangs

...etty annoyances grew more: numerous, the merely intellectual pleasure of the writings of Wagner and Handel and Mozart possibly failed to suffice, and ... ...ed me,” he said to himself; “therefore I will now proceed to take up poetry. Writing is purely manual labor, anyhow. Given a pad, a pencil, and persev... ...s not in my line, after all. I'll turn the vials of my vocabulary upon essay−writing.” Which Partington, as his friends called him, proceeded at once ... ...s a conductor or brakeman; but failing in this, he returned once more to his writing−table and wrote a novel. This was the hardest work he had ever at... ...s,” said Partington, as he bowed himself out. “If that's the truth, I'll try writing for juveniles. I'll sit right down to−night and knock off a short... ... I regret to have to record the fact that he passed the balance of the night writing letters from fictitious “Sallies, aged six,” “Warry and Georgie, ... ...ke in Life once, and since that time she has neglected almost everything but writing and her brother. She doesn't neglect me, and altogether I'm glad ... ... leaned upon a broken reed, for when, the next day, I asked her what she was writing, she laughed and showed me a sonnet. “Poetry, eh?” I said, disapp... ...im. Others of his inventions were somewhat more startling. “The Jarley Ready Writing−Desk for Night Use,” for instance, was a really remarkable concep...

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An Address to the Inhabitants of the Colonies, Established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island

By: Richard Johnson

...rd may open the eyes and the ears of all who may 3 read or hear what I am writing. May they who are asleep, awake! May they who are spiritually dead,...

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night : Volume 4

...ill not believe that thou hast duly received the purse, except I bring him a writing to that effect, under thy hand and seal.' So the money−changer we... ...it was, and opening it, read the verses above set down. Then he examined the writing and knew it for his daughter's hand; whereupon he went in to her ... ...the letter she has in her hand. How shall I do with her seeing I cannot read writing?' And he would fain have gone down and fled from her; but, before... ...e ordinances of Islam and the things of the True Faith. Moreover, he learned writing and poetry and mathematics and archery and became the pearl of hi...

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The World's Desire

By: H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

...ibe of the period of the Ramessids mentions another indecipherable ancient writing. "Thou tellest me thou understandest no word of it, good or bad. Th... ... will live to look across his grave and break his images, and beat out the writings of his name from every temple wall in Khem, as they beat out the h... ... a girdle. And the tombs of the rock wherein we dwelt were scored with the writings of a dead tongue--the tongue of that land whence our fathers came.... ...re came the smith, black from the forge, and the scribe bowed with endless writing; and the dyer with his purple hands, and the fisher from the stream...

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Selected Poems Abt Vogler

By: Robert Browning
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Twenty-Two Goblins

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The Night Wire

By: H. F. Arnold
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Faust Part 1

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...umeration contains but a selection front the titles of Goethe's best known writings, it suffices to show the extraordinary fertility and versatility ... ... the Second Part was published in 1833, the year after the author's death. Writing in "Dichtung und Wahrheit" of the period about 1770, when he was in... ...about with me and delighting myself with them in lonely hours, but without writing anything down." Without going into the details of the experience wh... ...commence.-- But one thing !--Accidents may happen, hence A line or two in writing grant, I pray. FAUST A writing, Pedant! dost demand from me? Man, a...

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The Boats of the Glen Carrig

By: William Hope Hodgson

... to it, we resumed our smoking, and bade George to read out to us from the writing upon the paper wrappers. Then George, though shaking somewhat in h... ...will be remembered that George found certain wrappers upon which there was writing. Now, in the haste of our leaving, he had given no thought to take ... ... calling for fresh charcoal as he required it. Then, having made an end of writing, he bade two of the men take hold of the canvas by the ends and exp... ...ng the words into the surface of the leaf. Then, when I had made an end of writing, I gave the leaf to the bo'sun, and he enclosed it in the oilskin b... ...such questions as my curiosity and wonder prompted. Now whilst I had been writing, sitting in the mouth of the tent, I had observed, from time to tim... ..., most neatly indited, as had been the former epistles, in a feminine hand-writing, so that I guessed they had one of the women to be their scribe. Th...

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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret

By: G. A. Henty

... and the game. “That makes nine hundred pounds,” the young man said quietly, writing an IOU for that amount and handing it to Emerson. There was a gen... ...nspector to find a man to go over to Streatham and bring back his horse, and writing an order to the ostler to deliver it, walked across to his lodgin... ... as I got a letter from him only last week saying that he had, on the day of writing it, arrived in Calcutta, it is of no use wishing that. At any rat... ...r, for on the top was written, “Favored by the Surinam.” “Why, it is Ramoo's writing. I suppose he gave it to someone he knew, and that instead of its...

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The Athenian Constitution ; The Eudemian Ethics ; On Virtues and Vices

By: Aristotle
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Sunk at Sea

By: R. M. Ballantyne
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V. On Exhortation to Chastity

By: Tertullian, Ca. 160-230; Christian Theologian of Carthage
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A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, Vol. 5

By: Mark Twain

...aily life that they seem to discharge whole volleys of it into their English writings unconsciously, and so they omit to translate, as much as half th...

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Death Clew

By: Maxwell Grant

..., Cardona," affirmed the commissioner. "Strangler must have done that crude writing. But what does it mean?" "Men 13," read Wimbledon. "This is inde... ...me addresses. Finally, telephone numbers. Here The Shadow paused. When the writing faded, he repeated the inscription. FROM the facts that Clyde B... ...aper; with it, two small slips. Clyde noted the slips first. Then, as their writing faded, he unfolded the paper and perused its coded lines. Clyde... ...ed Cranston. "Under letter A. Dudley Arment; telephone is Carmody 5−9213." Writing the name and number on a sheet of paper, Cranston handed the dat...

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The Sculptor's Funeral

By: Willa Sibert Cather
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When a Man Comes to Himself

By: Woodrow Wilson
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The Clique of Gold

By: Emile Gaboriau

...ted the daughter of a soldier of fortune, had been flattered by the idea of writing in his last will the name of his niece, the "high and mighty Co... ...sighed Daniel. "I must consult Brevan." THE CLIQUE OF GOLD X. 90 On his writing−table he found that important and urgent work which the ministe... ...sing the chance? She hastened to dress; and, sitting down before her little writing−table, she went to work communicating to her only friend on ear... ...ys after. Attributing his tardiness to some new misfortune, she thought of writing to him, when at last, on Tuesday, the day which the countess ha... ...ced, sir," replied Henrietta in the same way. "I have taken the liberty of writing to you, madam, under cover to your maid Clarissa, according to ... ...ee or four clerks, shut off from the public by a railing breast−high, were writing down the names of the depositors, and counting out money. Far b... ...g the first train for the home of Daniel's aunt. Alas! she was content with writing to her, and remained. THE CLIQUE OF GOLD XVIII. 175 XIX. T... ...a letter from Maxime, or from the Countess Sarah. For Sarah insisted upon writing to him, as if there existed a mysterious bond between them, whi... ... four or five sheets of paper, which were covered with very fine and close writing, he added, "And here are my extracts. Now, doctor, listen, An...

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