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The Curse of Kali

By: Audrey Blankenhagen

...SSAGE OF INDIA’ E.M. Forster, 1924 This book is a work of fiction. Places, events, and situations in this story are purely fictional.... ...you afraid of the spirits you murder?’ Thuggee: ‘Never, they cannot trouble us.’ Sleeman: ‘And how do they not trouble you?’ Thuggee: ‘Are... ...I?’ THUGS - A murderous, fanatical, secret society, which existed since the fourteenth century and roamed the country pretending to befriend trave... ... find Rosita. She knew that at this time of day the Spanish woman would be sitting by the kitchen range with her sewing. ‘Darling Rosita, I wonder w... ...ayas. There in the distance, the stupendous backdrop of the world’s highest mountains stretched, range upon range, towards the heavens. The paths w... ... foothills were silhouetted against the horizon and beyond were the everlasting snows of the high ranges, their white caps blushing with the rosy gl... ...ty at the time and for his loyalty was appointed diwan, that is to say, revenue collector of this province. Eventually the Nawab’s forebear became t... ...‘Needless to say, part of my job here as Resident, is to maintain the company’s influence in this province, which is of immense strategic importance... ...e, she stripped down to her underclothes and poured some warm water from a china jug into a wash basin on the marble-topped washstand. She never fai...

...l fiction set in 19th century India by Audrey Blankenhagen. The exotic beauty of India, her British rulers living in splendid isolation; the opulence and intrigue of a Muslim Royal Court; the machinations of a sinister cult of Kali; the horrors of the Indian Mutiny: are the themes woven into the rich backcloth of ?THE CURSE OF KALI?. In this turbulent setting are a man and...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfacto... ...ist http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...ahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications... ...t for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005 Copyright Lidija Rangelovska. All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof... ...ay not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Ar... ...ted Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! Philosophical Musings and Essays http://samvak.tripod.com/culture.html Malignant Self... ...eleased from jails and assigned to their gruesome duties. Armed resistance in Van province, Mussa Dagh, Shabin Karahisar and Urfa - as well as set... ...s west - from Shanhai Pass near the Bo Hai (Gulf of Chihli) to Jiayu Pass in Gansu province - a distance of 7,300 km (4,500 miles). Without its sec... ...y used milk instead. Others were confined to wet towels or to splashing water from basins on one's face and armpits. The great unwashed utilized pu...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...A 22161 Tel: (703) 487-4630 or: Document Expediting (DOCEX) Project Exchange and Gift Division Library of Congress Washington, D.C. 20540 Tel: (202) 2... ...n style, format, coverage, ^ designed to meet their < requirements. Comments and queries may be addressed to: ,. j . Central Intelligence Ag M f* ' At... ... Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505 (703)351-2053 >^ . Theft, mut.lat.on. and underllnln, of book, or. reo.on, for dl,ipllnory action ond moy re.ul... ... droughts in north- east; floods and frost in south; deforestation in Amazon basin Special notes: largest country in South America; shares common boun... ...Bank, IFAD, IFC, ILO, IMF, IMO, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IPU, ISO, ITU, Lake Chad Basin Commis- sion, NAM, Niger River Commission, OAU, QIC, UDEAC, UN, UNE... ...Islamic Development Bank, IFAD, ILO, IMF, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, ITU, Lake Chad Basin Commission, NAM, OAU, OGAM, QIC, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO Ec... ...andard gauge lines; 4,200 km electrified; 10,000 km industrial lines (gauges range from 0.762 to 1.067 meters) Highways: about 930,000 km all types ro... ... topographic-induced variation Terrain: high plateau with central moun- tain range divided by Great Rift Valley Land use: 12% arable land; 1% permanen... ...emperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers Terrain: mostly mountains with ranges extending into sea as peninsulas or chains of islands Land use: 23...

...There have been some significant changes in this edition. A new Geography section has replaced the former Land and Water sections. Entries in the new section include area (total and land), comparative area, land boundaries, coastline, maritime claims, boundary disputes, climate, terrain, land use, environment, and special notes. In ...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...ESTORING SIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES ENERGY SOLUTIONS NANOTECHNOLOGY MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS AQUACULTURE UNIQUE CROPS WIND POWER ... ...ESTORING SIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES ENERGY SOLUTIONS NANOTECHNOLOGY MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS AQUACULTURE UNIQUE CROPS 2 APEC 2011... ...ESTORING SIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES ENERGY SOLUTIONS NANOTECHNOLOGY MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS AQUACULTURE UNIQUE CROPS WIND POWER ... ... a $1.5 million, 6-MW, solar-power plant in Thailand’s Nakorn Ratchasima province. Under the agreement, MAI also holds the rights to distribute So... ...th low-pressure and high-temperature, so it can be deployed in the 50-MW range and lower in global markets. Sopogy installations are already built... ...d 2008, it signed multiple contracts in the $200-million to $400-million range to supply polysilicon to major PV panel manufacturers in China, Hon... ...USINESS 36 APEC 2011 · HAWAII BUSINESS KAUA‘I 1 Līhu‘e 2 Pacifc Missile Range (test site for U.S. anti- missile defenses and other advanced system... ...Taiwan Hawai‘i Overseas Offces Hawai‘i’s sister-state relationships with provinces in the APEC economies China: Guangdong, Hainan, Tianjin Taiwan ... ...ational meetings. Just ask the International Chemical Congress of Pacifc Basin Societies, the largest chemical conference in the Pacifc region. Pa...

...ater -- 36 America’s Most Diverse State -- 38 Local Economy -- 40 Hawai‘i’s Ties to the APEC Economies -- 42 A History of Innovation -- 44 Astronomy, and Ocean and Earth sciences -- 48 Turning Science Into Practical Inventions -- 56 Winners of the Hawai‘i Business Innovation Showcase -- 60 Breakthroughs in Health and Medicine -- 68 Hawai‘I Diversity Ideal for Medical Resea...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... HEROES OF UNKNOWN SEAS AND SAVAGE LANDS By J. W. BUEL, Author of "The Beautiful Story," "T... ...thor of "The Beautiful Story," "The Story of Man," "The Living World," "Russia and Siberia," etc. A RECORD OF THE FINDING OF ALL LANDS And Descripti... ... FOLLOWING THE FOOTSTEPS OF ADVANCING CIVILIZATION FROM THE CAVES OF BARBARISM AND THE CRUDE CORACLE TO THE CHRISTIANIZING OF THE GLOBE. DESCRIBING... ...storian has seen the supernatural visitors and described their appearance. The range of superstitious fancy is not confined to the limits of ship's de... ... and was soon afterward sent by Kubia Khan on a mission to Yunnan, which was a province in the extreme south-western part of China. THE POLOS ATTACHED... ... tassels of gold thread, and another cushion of red satin for the feet; a hand basin chased and gilded, with a ewer of the same kind, a very handsome ... ...he dense jungles of a tropical climate, among the crags and along the mountain ranges, and numbers of trembling wretches were thus apprehended and bro... ... shot and fell on the deck. For five long hours the battle was kept up at long range, and until the Buccaneers again came to close quarters, when they... ...k a rock with such great force that she was carried over and left resting in a basin between the rock which she had cleared and another that, lifting ...

...Thrilling narratives of voyages, discoveries, adventures, battles, darings and sufferings of the heroic characters, bold explorers and dauntless spirits who have made ocean history and established christian supremacy over the most savage lands of the earth. Reciting astonishing incidents and perilou...

...e Rolling Stone of History. -- Surprising revelations -- Ancient Cities that are now no more -- Effects of Cataclysms upon the human race -- The rise and fall of nations -- Cave dwellers who became masters of the world -- The first boats -- Building a strong nation -- The earliest navigators -- Evolution of the ship -- Discoveries of the ancients -- Islands of the long ago...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...ELIGIOUS DIMENSION by DONALD BROADRIBB With contributions by Marilyn Holly and Norma Lyons Second Edition Published by the Author York, Western Austra... ... Ltd.] in 1995. This second edition, with text reset, various emendations, and new index, is published by the Author, Donald Broadribb, owner of the p... ...uthor, Donald Broadribb, owner of the publication rights. Copyright © 1995 and 2006 by Donald Broadribb. Typeset in Times New Roman and Futura, using ... ...ing to Buddhist tradition, King Milinda (c. 155 BC) was a local ruler of a province in India that had been part of the conquests of Alexander the Grea... ...entually became the Christ, and therefore God, the statement is within the range of reasonable definition. But with the official proclamation of the d... ... prayers, and in many cases sacraments and special holy actions. These may range from baptism and the Eucharist (Holy Communion) among Christians to p... ...low of his throat to his pubic hair], and drew out my heart. Then a golden basin, filled with faith, was brought. He washed my heart and intestines in ... ... the temperate southern woodlands and grassy tablelands, forests, mountain ranges and coastal plains, and the vast sands of the central deserts which ...

... went hand in hand with their social structure. It has been only in the past two or three centuries that religious questioning has occupied the minds and hearts of a large share of the population. Religious questioningis now a concern of the entire world, West and East alike. One sign of this is the extraordinary proliferation of new religiouscreeds and organizations. It s...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...09 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the titl... ...’ is used to describe two complimentary, simultaneous conditions: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this,... ...h a microscope? The answer is; very little. But if you plant an orange seed and wonder about it. If you care for the seedling, and study its grow... ...ou pick its fruit, eat it and wonder about it. If you explore the incredible range of uses we have found for its oil, its rind and its pulp: in med... ... your understanding is of anything… not just an orange. Then you have a wide range of experiences which you can evaluate, compare and put into pers... ...ly large in size; it is infinitely small in size also. The Condition of size ranges from the infinitely small to the infinitely large. The P... ...ccumulated except as a memory of what happened. What is the fucking point in basing sports on remembering who won or lost imaginary abstract points... ...signed to do that in the first place. Preserving this obsolete document, and basing a modern functioning Nation upon it by adding a few Amendments ... ...l. So we must kill them, and eat them, and destroy them first. In that case: basing the rationale and justification of Life upon death, killing and...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects and dynamics of the Organic Universe and Organic Life. 3: The origins of modern humans going back 25 million years...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics Pgs 223-266 Hum...

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...in 1603. In 'The World's Classics' the first volume was published in 1904, and reprinted in 1910 and 1924." Additional material was supplied by R.S. ... ... presentation is copyright © 1999 The University of Oregon. For nonprofit and educational uses only. Send comments and corrections to the Publisher, ... ...ion XXI. The profit of one man is the dammage of another XXII. Of customs, and how a received law should not easily be changed XXIII. Divers events fr... ...e Queene- mother of France, besieging Mondolphe, a place in Italie, in the province named Vicariate, seeing fire given to a piece that stood upright ... ...10/2005 3:35:32 AM Montaigne's Essays the same King who by meanes of her, ranged his stomacke to be nourished with poyson; and the mayden that Albe ... ...will grow, and very often shave away that of the left side: where in some Provinces neere unto us some women cherish their haire before, and other so... ...inished, there wanteth nothing but to adde the verse unto it;' for, having ranged and cast the plot in his mind, he made small accompt of feet, of me... ...likewise to frame and prescribe this unto the rules of reason; direct and range the same by premeditation and discourse. He must bid all manner of t... ...is belly; you might have seene in his house, set out for a show, a row of basins for seaven or eight dayes. It was all his study, it was all his tal...

...well-meaning Booke. It doth at the first entrance forewarne thee, that in contriving the same I have proposed unto my selfe no other than a familiar and private end: I have no respect or consideration at all, either to thy service, or to my glory: my forces are not capable of any such desseigne. I have vowed the same to the particular commodity of my kinsfolk and friends...

...They have a secret, unperceived and delicate beauty; he had neede of a cleere, farreseeing and true-discerning sight that should rightly discover this secret light. Is not ingenuity (according to us) cosin germaine unto sottishnesse, and a quality of rep...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...Capitalistic Musings 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ... 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications... ...r Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2003 Copyright Lidija Rangelovska. All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof... ...ay not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.co... ...end V. The Merits of Inflation VI. The Benefits of Oligopolies VII. Moral Hazard and the Survival Value of Risk VIII. The Business of Risk IX.... ...Global Differential Pricing X. The Disruptive Engine - Innovation XI. Governments and Growth XII. The Distributive Justice of the Market XIII. T... ...al - this despite generous matching funds and tax credits proffered by many of the provinces as well as the federal government. In Israel, venture ... ...logically advanced cultures cohabiting with stone age cultures (in the Amazon River basin, in Africa, in Asia). b. Even if we assume that the idea...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...TrendSiters Digital Content And Web Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. E... ... Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Pu... ...rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, ... ...n-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005 Copyright Lidija Rangelovska. All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may no... ...used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com ... ... a Message? http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html World in Conflict and Transition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html ISBN: 9989... ...rd Internet data connections that just a few years ago were the expensive province of large corporations (e.g., cable modem and DSL service). As thes... ...r behind with 33 percent. Still, as urban markets mature, the regions and provinces represent untapped opportunities. Vimpelcom, backed by Norway's ... ...advanced cultures cohabiting with stone age cultures (in the Amazon River basin, in Africa, in Asia). b. Even if we assume that the idea of histor...

...Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, e-books, digital reference, DRM technology, and other related issues....

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 and 1910 End of the March J7th Celebration —The Shirt-Tail Parade- Speeches... ...s of the Four Orators on the Old Campus When the four olnsseB joined hands and oiroled around the bon- fire on the old OHinpuH Saturday night and sang... ...aturday night and sang " TheMountains, " all enmity between tliesophomores and freshnien was buried. The oolebration itself wns entirely suo- oessful,... ... box which he thought contained them, until he was asked to get off. Chief Ranger Wadsworth, with right bower Stern and left bower Jenkins searched fo... ...was jjiven under the auspices of the Lyceum of Natural History and was ar- ranged for by Dr. Howard. There were about fifty lantern slides consisting ... ... will take place in Harmony hall Wednesday evening, April 10, Extensive ar rangemeiils have been made by the club inanngeinent to make this concert a ... ... tf "'^mbers of the Williams baseball MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 6.80 p. m.—Annual basinesa meeting and bauqaet of Conn. ValleyAlumni Aesocia- tion, Cooley's ... ...rate, and the oirouitoua route around the range was traversed instead. The basin of Chinese Turkes- slan. lying beyond the wall of the mountains, is a... ...or at the eastern end of the Turkestan desert. All the large rivers of the basin which do not disappear in the gravel zone or the Band, eventually fin...

...nning independent newspaper at Williams is the Williams Record, a weekly broadsheet paper published on Wednesdays. The newspaper was founded in 1885, and now has a weekly circulation of 3,000 copies distributed in Williamstown, in addition to more than 600 subscribers across the country. The newspaper does not receive financial support from the college or from the student ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...osophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications... ... Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2004-7 Copyright Lidija Rangelovska. All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof... ...ay not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmai... ... – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining ... ... one possesses a certain right - prescribes to others certain obligatory behaviours and proscribes certain acts or omissions. This Janus-like nature... ...ystems on to a tiny sliver of the state (or phase) space (sort of a mega attractor basin). According to this view, Man is the creator of simplicity... ...eanings). The process of deriving meaning (or disambiguating) is akin to tracing a basin of attraction. It can be described as a perturbation in a ... ...ve rather than an interpretation). The renowned physicist, David Bohm (in the 50s), basing himself on work done much earlier by de Broglie (the unwi...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...osophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications... ... Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2004-7 Copyright Lidija Rangelovska. All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof... ...ay not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmai... ... – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining ... ... one possesses a certain right - prescribes to others certain obligatory behaviours and proscribes certain acts or omissions. This Janus-like nature... ...ystems on to a tiny sliver of the state (or phase) space (sort of a mega attractor basin). According to this view, Man is the creator of simplicity... ...eanings). The process of deriving meaning (or disambiguating) is akin to tracing a basin of attraction. It can be described as a perturbation in a ... ...ve rather than an interpretation). The renowned physicist, David Bohm (in the 50s), basing himself on work done much earlier by de Broglie (the unwi...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...of Lesbos, the famous Greek poet; Jesus; Leonardo da Vinci; Shakespeare; and Abraham Lincoln. Each novel appears here in its entirety within a sin... ... Bartlett’s writing has been praised by many leading authors, reviewers, and critics, among them: JAMES MICHENER, novelist: “I am much taken wit... ... them: JAMES MICHENER, novelist: “I am much taken with Bartlett’s work and commend it highly.” CHARLES POORE in The New York Times: “...believabl... ...ressed in goat’s skin, his face and beard wild, he seemed ill, perhaps de- ranged. I tried to calm him, to reason with him. “I should have been cruci... ...s open. Mist on the Arno. Plunge face in icy water in that old white wash basin. Tie sketch pad onto belt. The town is sleeping; the birds are wakin... ... those letters. During my years in the theatre, in London and touring the provinces, all those years, I received no note. She never expressed a desi... ... Henley Street October 3, ’15 Evening – late e players, playing in the provinces, walked all day to reach our destination, our horse cart lumberi... ...v 20, ’63 Early I prefer art that pictures a Niagara or a lofty mountain range at sunset or a tall vase full of flowers. I don’t go for the paintin...

... the first time into the private worlds of five remarkable people: Sappho of Lesbos, the famous Greek poet; Jesus; Leonardo da Vinci; Shakespeare; and Abraham Lincoln. Each novel appears here in its entirety within a single unique volume of 644 pages beautifully illustrated by the author-artist....

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...uices. The space between the public bridge and this private bridge forms a basin, on the banks of which are several large houses. By an opening betwee... ... the music of the wheels, from which the churned water falls back into the basin in sparkling cascades, animate the rue du Pont, contrasting in this r... ...he stranger was standing up; he held a sponge in his hand above an immense basin, and— none of your jokes, Monsieur Olivier!—it wasn’t his knee, it wa... ...I would rush upon the monster and discharge my gratitude upon him at short range. I have come to think with you that the really dangerous side of this... ...and in so high and clear a voice that not a word was lost within a certain range. Marianina shrugged her shoulders as she listened to this pro- found ... ...uis, laughing. “Messieurs,” said the notary, gravely, “the proof I had ar- ranged for myself is conclusive. This proof, together with the title-deeds ...

...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no dep...

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Love and Life an Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...ARLOTTE M. YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Love and Life by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...l a very late period, when it appeared among the tales of Apuleius, of the province of Africa, sometimes called the earliest novelist. There are, howe... ...ther;—but at that moment Corporal Palmer knocked at the door, bring- ing a basin of soup for his master, and announcing “Supper is served, young ladie... ...rchway con- ducting the traveller into a courtyard worthy of Chaucer, with ranges of galleries running round it, the balustrades of dark carved oak su... ... arm was broken, set out to send the groom for the doctor—he being used to range the park at night. The stupid fellow, coming home half tipsy from the... ...vate apartment. There were pictures on the walls, and long ranks of chairs ranged round, and card-tables were set out in order. The ladies sat in rows... ... Aurelia felt so grimed and dusty that she ventured to beg for an ewer and basin; but her amiable hostess snarled out that she had enough to do withou...

...to the Second Edition. The first edition of this tale was put forth without explaining the old fable on which it was founded--a fable recurring again and again in fairy myths, though not traceable in the classic world till a very late period, when it appeared among the tales of Apuleius, of the province of Africa, sometimes called the earliest novelist. There are, however,...

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The Mirror of the Sea

By: Joseph Conrad

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...harge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...s own watch, whom he knows better than the others. There he sees the cable ranged, the windlass disconnected, the com- 16 The Mirror of the Sea press... ...gination of a brother- sailor, of a fellow-servant and lover of ships, may range unchecked. And yet sometimes one gets a hint of what the last scene m... ... does not say to the seaman, “You shall be blind”; it restricts merely the range of his vision and raises the dread of land within his breast. It make... ...elty meted out to helpless ships. Shut up in the desolate circuit of these basins, you would think a free ship would droop and die like a wild bird pu... ...f the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own ... ...Nothing in those days could have been more strik- ing than the vast, empty basins, surrounded by miles of bare quays and the ranges of cargo-sheds, wh...

...Excerpt: Landfall and departure mark the rhythmical swing of a seaman?s life and of a ship?s career. From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship?s earthly fate. A ?Departure? is not what a vain people of landsmen may think. The ...

...Contents: I. Landfalls and Departures IV. Emblems of Hope VII. The Fine Art X. Cobwebs and Gossamer XIII. The Weight of the Burden XVI. Overdue and Missing XX. The Grip of the Land XXII. The Character of the Foe XXV. Rules of East and West...

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A Little Tour in France

By: Henry James

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania S... ...tion project to bring classical works of literature, in En- glish, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...ize, stiff and terrible, with outstretched arms. On either side of him are ranged three or four angels, with the instruments of the Passion. Beneath h... ...face was an obvi- ous subject for a sketch. The little port, which has two basins, and is accessible only to vessels of light tonnage, 87 Henry James... ...be doubly so when the Roman busts, inscriptions, slabs and sarcophagi, are ranged along the walls; it must in- deed (to compare small things with grea... ...ennes on one side, and on the other, far away on your right, in the richer range of the Pyrenees. Olives and cypresses, pergolas and vines, terraces o... ...h hill (covered with trees and laid out in paths), and is distributed into basins which sufficiently refer themselves to the period that gave them bir... ...a flight of curved steps (a hemicycle, as the French say) descended into a basin full of dark, cool recesses, where the slabs of the Roman foundations...

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A Footnote to History

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...say – not decided; for even a small minority will often strike a clan or a province impo- tent. In the midst of these ineffective councils the chief s... ... trees and by scattered dwellings, and presently brings him beside a great range of offices, the place and the monument of a German who fought the Ger... ...hither they escaped upon a raft. And the Samoans regard these dark-skinned rangers with extreme alarm; the 18 A Footnote to History fourth refugee in... ...e might have proved a dangerous an- tagonist in narrow waters and at short range. Doubtless Leary thought so. He was continually daring Fritze to come... ... bottom is re-entrant, and the shore- reef runs prominently forth into the basin and makes a dan- gerous cape opposite the fairway of the entrance. Da... ...f the rivers, the rudderless ship drove down stern foremost into the inner basin; ranging, plunging, and striking like a fright- ened horse; drifting ...

... worthy of a note of a few lines in any general history has been here expanded to the size of a volume or large pamphlet. The smallness of the scale, and the singularity of the manners and events and many of the characters, considered, it is hoped that, in spite of its outlandish subject, the sketch may find readers. It has been a task of difficulty. Speed was essential, o...

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The Collection of Antiquities

By: Honoré de Balzac

...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ... charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania Sta... ...cation project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. Cover Design: Jim Man... ...urt for two hundred years; they were lords para- mount in the estates of a province where the people looked up to them with superstitious awe, as to t... ...worn out with grief. The Nouastres came of the 7 Balzac best blood in the province; Mlle. de Nouastre was a girl of two-and-twenty; the Marquis d’Esg... ...uring 1804 and 1805, and almost every exile from the Marquis d’Esgrignon’s province came back to the land of his fathers. There were certainly defecti... ...nd overwhelming disaster; whether that I have come to understand the whole range of human feelings, and, best of all, the thoughts of Old Age and Regr... ...ghast; then, again, some profound sally, some sign of the lad’s remarkable range of intellect, would reassure him. He would say, as the Marquis said a... ...ittle flower-cov- ered brick house, as dull a life as any carp in a marble basin. Michu and Camusot also received the Cross of the Legion of Honor, wh...

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