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The True Story of Ah Q

By: Lu Hsun

...nted with this difficulty at the outset. I have given the question careful thought: Ah Quei—would that be the "Quei" meaning cassia or the "Quei" mean... ..."long bench" too; but the townspeople called it a "straight bench," and he thought, "This is wrong. How ridiculous!" Again, when they fried large-head... ... inch long, whereas the townspeople added finely shredded shallots, and he thought, "This is wrong too. How ridiculous!" But the Weichuang villagers w...

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The Reckoning

By: Edith Wharton

...E RECKONING by EDITH WHARTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE RECKONI... ...le: THE RECKONING 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... ...should hear such things discussed " The Reckoning The Reckoning 4 "I thought you considered it one of the deepest social wrongs that such thi... ... II 5 Arment was "impossible," and hostesses gave a sigh of relief at the thought that it would no longer be necessary to ask him to dine. There h... ...ieve in marriage. Her worst audacities did not seem to surprise him: he had thought out all that she had felt, and they had reached the same conclus...

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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

... HILL by JOHN KENDRICK BANGS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE BOOMING... ...F ACRE HILL Author: JOHN KENDRICK BANGS 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... ...ouser leg. I should have indulged in profane allusions to the person who had thoughtlessly thrown the peeling upon the ground if by some mischance the... ...presentation of an abstraction was all that greeted my ears. The practice of thoughtlessness was condemned as a thing entirely apart from the practiti... ...as he watched the color surge through the cheeks and temples of our host. He thought Carson was about to have a stroke of apoplexy. I tried to think o...

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Aesop's Fables

By: George Fyler Townsend

...LES by GEORGE FYLER TOWNSEND Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: AESOP'S FAB... ...'S FABLES Author: GEORGE FYLER TOWNSEND 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... ...re, and encouraging him to descend. The Goat, mindful only of his thirst, thoughtlessly jumped down, but just as he drank, the Fox informed him o... ...which much blood was shed. The Weasels were always the victors. The Mice thought that the cause of their frequent defeats was that they had no l... ...replied the other, "keep to your first mode of speech, my friend; what you thought right then, think right now. Say 'I,' not 'We' are undone." He...

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The Fate of Madame Cabanel

By: Eliza Lynn Linton

... OF MADAME ELIZA LYNN LINTON Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CABANEL Title: THE... ...ADAME CABANEL Author: ELIZA LYNN LINTON 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... ...banel and had him well taught by the curé. Perhaps if she had she would have thought twice before she put herself under the same roof with a woman who... ...om them. 'To the pit!' they cried. 'Let the demons take their own!' Quick as thought Adèle pinioned the strong white arms whose shape and beauty had s...

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Principal Doctrines

By: Robert Drew Hicks

...NCIPAL DOCTRINES by EPICURUS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: PRINCIPAL D... ...e: PRINCIPAL DOCTRINES Author: EPICURUS 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... ...easure; and to provide it requires unlimited time. But the mind, grasping in thought what the end and limit of the body is, and banishing the terrors ...

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

By: Richard Johnson

..., as my inclination and affection would prompt me to do. I have therefore thought it might be proper for me, and I hope it may prove useful to you, t... ...vour of God! Let the parable of the rich man, who pleased himself with the thought of having much good laid up for many years, be a warning to you![Lu... ...without peace. Having thus endeavoured to impress your minds with serious thoughts, in secret or at home; attend constantly upon the public worship, ...

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

... THE BOOK OF THE THOUSAND Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org NIGHTS AND ONE NIGHT, V... ...IGHTS AND ONE NIGHT, VOLUME IV Author: 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... ...es. Then he sent for the girl's father and bespoke him, saying, 'O elder, we thought to punish this young man by cutting off his hand; but God (to who... ...rt, knowing not whither I should go, and wandered on, absorbed in melancholy thought, till night overtook me. Presently, I saw two serpents fighting, ... ...he, 'when a man is in distress, sick at heart and distracted with melancholy thought. he is not to be blamed for aught that falls from him; for it com...

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The Adventure of the Supercilious Attache

By: Grant Allen

...ENTURE OF THE by GRANT ALLEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org SUPERCILIOUS ATTACHE ... ...UPERCILIOUS ATTACHE Author: GRANT ALLEN 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... ...ich case I might quite naturally have concluded you meant to steal it.' 'I thought of that,' I answered. 'But I decided to risk it. I felt it was... ...hich they were obviously proud, and whose pink−and−white peach−blossom they thought to preserve by assiduous bathing. It was vanity working on two o... ...s,' I answered, with a permissible evasion. His countenance fell. 'I never thought of that,' he interposed, with one hand on his moustache. 'I I f...

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The Crime Cult

By: Maxwell Grant

... CRIME CULT by MAXWELL GRANT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CRIME C... ...e: THE CRIME CULT Author: MAXWELL GRANT 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... ...ily. "I have told you several times that I have no idea where he may be." "I thought perhaps that you might have received some news. It has been two w... ... return of that dread which had almost overpowered him before. What were the thoughts in the old man's mind? What did he know that he had not told? Ha... ...shings. He meditated for a moment, and the howling of the wind disturbed his thoughts. It reminded him of the menace he had felt when he stood outside...

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The Life of Lazarillo of Tormes, Parts One and Two

By: Robert S. Rudder

...ings and for his illustrations of Ovid’s writings and of other works of literature. The original drawings are in the keeping of the Graphische ... ..."You little son-of-a-bitch!" Even though I was still a young boy, I thought about the word my little brother had used, and I said to myself:... .... About this time a blind man came by and stayed at the inn. He thought I would be a good guide for him, so he asked my mother if ... ...ite--and I knew that all I would get of it would be the smell. But the thought of eating that sausage made me lose all my fear: I didn’t think ... ...es. Madrid: Taurus Ediciones, 1957. Chandler, Frank Wadleigh. The Literature of Roguery. 2 vols. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin ...

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The World's Desire

By: H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

...nd of wounds, which must seem very "un-Greek" to critics ignorant of Greek literature, are borrowed from Homer. H. R. H. A. L. THE WORLD'S DESIRE b... ...she who conquers all things living: Gods and beasts and men. And hast thou thought that thou only shalt escape Aphrodite? Thou that hast never loved a... ...ed, the man whose turn it was to see that all was well fell asleep. Many a thought went through the prisoner's mind, and now it seemed to him that the... ...om the bow that hung against the mast over his head, the bow that he never thought to string again. There was a noise of a singing of the bow and of t...

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Selected Poems Abt Vogler

By: Robert Browning

...TED POEMS by ROBERT BROWNING Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SELECTED PO... ... SELECTED POEMS Author: ROBERT BROWNING 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... ...ud, soft, and all is said: Give it to me to use! I mix it with two in my thought: And, there! Ye have heard and seen: consider and bow the hea... ...ured at first, one scarce can say that he feared, That he even gave it a thought, the gone thing was to go. Never to be again! But many more o... ... Half−flush that dies along her throat"; such stuff Was courtesy, she thought, and cause enough For calling up that spot of joy. She had S...

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Memoirs of General Sherman, Illustrated, V3

By: William T. Sherman

...HERMAN by WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ILLUSTRATED, V3 Ti... ...USTRATED, V3 Author: WILLIAM T. SHERMAN 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... ...Negley, and Crittenden, at the West. My understanding was that General Grant thought it wise and prudent to give all these officers appropriate comman... ...e railroads in his department, that the other armies were jealous, and these thought the Army of the Cumberland got the lion's share of the supplies a... ...f all the army commanders, because in years, former rank, and experience, he thought he was our superior. On the 23d of June I telegraphed to General ...

...lellan, Burnside, and Fremont, in, the East; and Generals Buell, McCook, Negley, and Crittenden, at the West. My understanding was that General Grant thought it wise and prudent to give all these officers appropriate commands, that would enable them to regain the influence they had lost; and, as a general reorganization of all the armies was then necessary, he directed me ...

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William's Wedding

By: Sarah Orne Jewett

... angry battle against the fate of illness; 'it was very hard for her.' 'I thought it was hard for Esther!' said Mrs. Todd without sentiment. III I ... ... I was going to France for the whole long summer that year, and the more I thought of such an absence from these simple scenes the more dear and delig... ...me!' said Mrs. Todd, breaking into exclamation; 'I've got to fly round — I thought he'd have to beat; he can't sail far on that tack, and he won't be ...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...E VALLEY by HONORE DE BALZAC Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE LILY OF... ... OF THE VALLEY Author: HONORE DE BALZAC 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... ... of attending to it herself. Cold chills ran through me at such times when I thought of the torture a daily intercourse with her would inflict upon me... ...bout and laughing; I heard their distant chatter like an accompaniment to my thoughts. After a while the noise ceased and darkness fell. My mother hap... ...owever, most children readily employ. I lived under a tree, lost in dejected thought, or reading the books distributed to us monthly by the librarian....

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Twenty-Two Goblins

... her servants. She went home and sat on the sofa and stayed there. But her thoughts were with the prince. The prince went slowly back to his city, an... ...nderful wisdom. He understood everything and told me." Then the sweet girl thought, and said: "My dear, you did wrong not to tell me before. Your frie... ...derstood her signs, and she wanted to kill me out of love for you. For she thought the prince would not be all her own while I was alive, but would le...

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The Night Wire

By: H. F. Arnold

... noticed he had opened up the other wire and was using both typewriters. I thought it was a little unusual, as there was nothing very "hot" coming in....

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Funeral Blues

By: W. H. Auden

...FUNERAL BLUES by W. H. AUDEN Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: FUNERAL BLU... ...itle: FUNERAL BLUES Author: W. H. AUDEN 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... ...working week and my Sunday rest, My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song; I thought that love would last for ever; I was wrong. The stars are not wa...

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Child of Storm

By: H. Rider Haggard

...OF STORM by H. RIDER HAGGARD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: CHILD OF ST... ...CHILD OF STORM Author: H. RIDER HAGGARD 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 doubtless in the balance this is best. Still we may wonder what are the thoughts that pass through the mind of some ancient warrior of Chaka's or... ... descend from these generalities, that is why also I, who hate writing, have thought it worth while, at the cost of some labour to myself, to occupy m... ...winter months. There was so much bush that, in the total absence of roads, I thought it wise not to attempt to bring my wagons down, and as no horses ...

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