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The Civilization of China

By: Herbert A. Giles

...for, listening to the insidious flattery of courtiers, he determined that literature should begin anew with his reign. He therefore determined to de... ...ointed, and immense efforts were made to repair the mischief sustained by literature at the hands of the First Emperor. The scholars of the day expo... ...rious ways, as by calculation based upon books, of which there is quite a literature, or by drawing lots inscribed with mystic signs, to be interpre... ...to the principles which govern this system, and of which quite a special literature exists, the good or evil fortunes of individuals and the commun... ... hypnotism, which has long been known to the Chinese, and is mentioned in literature so far back as the middle of the seventeenth century. With all ... ... as one of the most valuable productions in the lighter branches of their literature. The three to four centuries which follow on the above period... ...n, unfavourable, according to Chinese writers, to the development of both literature and art. The House of Chin, which at first held sway over a onc... ...iderable quantities of which were actually burnt. He was a warm patron of literature, and schools were established in every village. Fond of music, ... ...n. He surrounded himself by a brilliant court, welcoming men of genius in literature and art; at first for their talents alone, but finally for thei...

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The Brothers Karamazov

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

... by FYODOR MIKHAILOVICH DOSTOEVSKY Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE BROTHE... ... Author: FYODOR MIKHAILOVICH DOSTOEVSKY 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 attractive young Russian gentleman, a young thinker and a great lover of literature and art, the author of a promising poem entitled The Grand Inq...

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Flower Fables

By: Louisa May Alcott; 1832-1888

American Literature 1800-1899

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Sad

By: Prophet Muhammad
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Cain

By: Lord Byron
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The March of Portola

By: Zoeth S. Eldredge
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A L'Ombre des Jeunes Filles en Fleur, Volume 3

By: Marcel Proust

... DES JEUNES by MARCEL PROUST Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org FILLES EN FLEUR, VOLUME... ...N FLEUR, VOLUME 3 Author: MARCEL PROUST 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...

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Decrees of Fabian

By: Taken Decretal of Gratian
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China and the Manchus

By: Herbert A. Giles

...eservedly associated with one of the two most brilliant periods in Chinese literature, was founded in 960. Korea was then forced, in order to protect ... ...nguage of its own, should have conferred more benefits upon the student of literature than all the rest of China's Emperors put together. The literatu... ...s Emperors put together. The literature in question is, of course, Chinese literature. Manchu was the court language, spoken as well as written, for m... ...nts were in duplicate, one copy in Chinese and one in Manchu; but a Manchu literature can hardly be said to exist, beyond translations of all the most... ...xtraordinary though not such a voluminous work. It is a concordance to all literature; not of words, but of phrases. A student meeting with an unfamil... ...ussian territories to the Frontiers of China." Of 14 this contribution to literature it is only necessary to remark that the scenes described, and es... ...he four heads of Classics (Confucianism), History, Philosophy, and General Literature, in which all the facts known about each work are set forth, cou... ...cious critical remarks,--an achievement which has hardly a parallel in any literature in the world. CHAPTER VI. CHIA CH`ING Ch`ien Lung's son, who re... ...he ceremonial of the Triad Society, although recognized as such in Chinese literature from the days of Confucius, and still so employed in the every-d...

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Anna St. Ives : A Novel

By: Thomas Holcroft
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Saint Nicholas Eve

By: Camllle Lemonnier

...LAS EVE by CAMlLLE LEMONNIER Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: SAINT NICH... ... NICHOLAS EVE Author: CAMlLLE LEMONNIER 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...

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Lecture on the Times

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

...r eBook creation and collection centers around the world. For great classic literature visit: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center Bringing ... ...nd ourselves apologizing for our employments; we speak of them with shame. Nature, literature, science, childhood, appear to us beautiful; but not ou... ... happens to the best. Then, talents bring their usual temptations, and the current literature and poetry with perverse ingenuity draw us away from li... ...he sending to him its 13 disguised and discredited angels. . For great classic literature visit: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center Bringing ...

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The Dream of the Rood

By: Charles W. Kennedy
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Arizona Nights

By: Stewart Edward White
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A Personal Record

By: Joseph Conrad

...nd tears which is declared to be the highest achievement of imaginative literature. Only, to be a great magician one must surrender oneself to ... ...ray, it was otherwise. My first introduction to English imaginative literature was "Nicholas Nickleby." It is extraordinary how well Mrs. N... ...ve that I am wrong. That book was not my first introduction to English literature. My first acquaintance was (or were) the "Two Gentlemen of V... ... consideration, I believe, and also my first introduction to the sea in literature. If I do not remember where, how, and when I learned to r... ...he opportunity to make a fool of yourself, exactly as in the pursuit of literature. But the quarter-deck criticism is 166 somewhat differ... ...as suggestive bits of writing to me as any inspired page to be found in literature. But then, 168 you see, I have been called romantic. ...

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O Solitude! If I Must with Thee Dwell

By: John Keats

...r eBook creation and collection centers around the world. For great classic literature visit: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center Bringing ... ...s two kindred spirits flee. THE END . For great classic literature visit: Project Gutenberg Consortia Center Bringing ...

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The Massacre of the Innocents

By: Maurice Maeterlinck

...CENTS by MAURICE MAETERLINCK Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE MASSAC... ...E INNOCENTS Author: MAURICE MAETERLINCK 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...

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Speaking of Operations

By: Irvin S. Cobb
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E-Cookbooks Recipe Sampler

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Don Quixote

By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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