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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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The Unexpurgated Case against Woman Suffrage

By: Almroth E. Wright

...ED CASE by ALMROTH E. WRIGHT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org AGAINST WOMAN SUFFRAGE ... ...OMAN SUFFRAGE Author: ALMROTH E. WRIGHT 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... ...for that proposition a satisfactory logical foundation. If it is far from my thoughts to claim a right of dictation, it is equally remote from them to... ...e end it will, according as it finds, or fails to find, acceptance among the thoughtful, be endorsed as a truth, and be gathered into the garner of hu... ... her own intellectual triumphs, Mill undertakes the explanation. "Felicitous thoughts," he tells us, "occur by hundreds to every woman of intellect. B...

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Zastrozzi

By: Percy Bysshe Shelley

...OZZI by PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: ZASTROZZI A... ... ZASTROZZI Author: PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY 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... ...ead and water which was daily allowed him. Every thing was denied him but thought, which, by comparing the present with the past, was his greates... ... the inn near Munich also confused his ideas, and he never could bring his thoughts to any conclusion on the subject which occupied them. One even... ...s Creator to Him who hears a suppliant from the bowels of the earth. His thoughts were elevated above terrestrial enjoyments his sufferings san...

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Exodus

...EXODUS by CHARLES W. KENNEDY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: EXODUS Auth... ...itle: EXODUS Author: CHARLES W. KENNEDY 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... ... went forth! Many a year the vile Egyptians suffered bondage, because they thought for ever to refuse to Moses' kinsmen, if God would let them, the... ...lk, bade warriors rise and don their coats of mail, bear shining arms, take thought on valour, and summon the multitude with signal−beacons unto the...

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The Rescue

By: Joseph Conrad

... THE RESCUE by JOSEPH CONRAD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE RESCUE ... ...Title: THE RESCUE Author: JOSEPH CONRAD 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... ...ight to exist in the face of an irresistible and orderly progress−− their thoughtless lives guided by a simple feeling. But the wasted lives, for ... ...ing his head down the skylight and speaking into the gloom of the cabin. "I thought there was a light air, and−−but it's gone now. Not a breath any... ...y that Tom Lingard cared for nothing on earth but for his brig−−and in his thoughts he would smilingly correct the statement by adding that he car...

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The Hidden Masterpiece

By: Honoré de Balzac

...TERPIECE by HONORE DE BALZAC Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE HIDDEN ... ...EN MASTERPIECE 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... ...by the weariness of old age, and still more, it would seem, by the action of thoughts which had undermined both soul and body. The eyes had lost their... ...rance the dusky light of the landing lent fantastic coloring. You might have thought that a canvas of Rembrandt without its frame had walked silently ... ...not merely a part of the body, it is far more; it expresses and carries on a thought which we must seize and render. Neither the painter nor the poet ...

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A Double Story

By: George Macdonald

...LE STORY by GEORGE MACDONALD Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: A DOUBLE ST... ...A DOUBLE STORY Author: GEORGE MACDONALD 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... ...hink he or she was Somebody; and the worst of it was that the princess never thought of there being more than one Somebody and that was herself. Far a... ... father, and the shepherdess her mother, and a good many of her kindred too, thought Somebody. She had not an uncle or an aunt that was less than a sh... ...ded in hanging herself, and was miserable from morning to night, her parents thought it time to do something. A long way from the palace, in the heart...

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Death Clew

By: Maxwell Grant

... DEATH CLEW by MAXWELL GRANT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: DEATH CLEW ... ...Title: DEATH CLEW 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... ...sorted these; his forehead furrowed in deep perplexity. Then, with decisive thought, Crane dropped the papers and picked up a telephone book from th... .... The killer paid no attention to the burning papers in the wastebasket. He thought that the flame was too far away from the window to be visible fr... ...is hated enemy, Joe Cardona? "A funny thing," the detective was saying. "I thought I heard a shot from outside just as Strangler's arm dropped. Yet...

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The True Story of a Vampire

By: Count Stenbock Eric

...MPIRE by COUNT STENBOCK ERIC Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE TRUE ST... ...F A VAMPIRE Author: COUNT STENBOCK ERIC 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... ...ot of the stairs. Was it a dream after all? I am sure now that it was not. I thought then it might be, and said nothing to anyone about it. Indeed, wh...

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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

... consciousness of the pervading spirit of the plot; others gives all their thought to their costume and think only of the audience; a few act as those... ... works, when he has discovered, a veritable revolution in his ways both of thought and of action. He finds a new sort of fitness demanded of him, exec... ...ws of what he is capable and what his heart demands. And, assuredly, no 2 thoughtful man ever came to the end of his life, and had time and a little ...

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The Confidenceman

By: Herman Melville

...ENCE-MAN by HERMAN MELVILLE Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE CONFIDE... ...CONFIDENCE-MAN Author: HERMAN MELVILLE 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... ...ity suffereth long, and is kind." Illy pleased with his pertinacity, as they thought it, the crowd a second time thrust him aside, and not without ep... ...acob dreaming at Luz." Such the epitaphic comments, conflictingly spoken or thought, of a miscellaneous company, who, assembled On the overlooking, ... ...ed on the deck like a nine−pin. "You took me for a non−combatant did you? thought, seedy coward that you are, that you could abuse a Christian wit...

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