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Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout or the Speediest Car on the Road

By: Victor Appleton

Chapter I. TOM HOPES FOR A PRIZE. ?Father,? exclaimed Tom Swift, looking up from a paper he was reading, ?I think I can win that prize!? ?What prize is that?? inquired the aged inventor, gazing away from a drawing of a complicated machine, and pausing in his task of making some intricate calculations. ?You don?t mean to say, Tom, that you?re going to have a try for a government prize for a submarine, after all.?

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Double-Marriage Project, And Crown-Prince, Going Adrift under the ...

By: Thomas Carlyle

The Crown-Prince?s young Life being, by perverse chance, involved and as it were absorbed in that foolish question of his English Marriage, we have nothing for it but to continue our sad function; and go on painfully fishing out, and reducing to an authentic form, what traces of him there are, from that disastrous beggarly element, till once he get free of it, either dead or alive. The WINDS (partly by Art-Magic) rise to the hurricane pitch, upon this Marriage Project an...

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The Modern Regime, Volume 2, The Origins of Contemporary France, V...

By: Hippolyte A. Taine

After Taine?s death in March 1893, his nephew Andre Chevrillon arranged his last manuscripts on the Church and Education for publication and wrote the following introduction which also tells us much about Taine and his works

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Tom Swift and His Wireless Message : Or, The Castaways of Earthqua...

By: Victor Appleton
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Fearful Shipwreck of the Double-Marriage Project, Chapter I : Engl...

By: Thomas Carlyle

Things, therefore, are got to a dead-lock at Berlin: rebellious Womankind peremptorily refuse Weissenfels, and take to a bed of sickness; inexpugnable there, for the moment. Baireuth is but a weak middle term; and there are disagreements on it. Answer from England, affirmative or even negative, we have yet none. Promptly affirmative, that might still avail, and be an honorable outcome. Perhaps better pause till that arrive, and declare itself??Friedrich Wilhelm knows not...

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Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers or the Secret of Phantom Mountain

By: Victor Appleton

Chapter I. A SUSPICIOUS JEWELER. ?Well, Tom Swift, I don?t believe you will make any mistake if you buy that diamond,? said the jeweler to a young man who was inspecting a tray of pins, set with the sparkling stones. ?It is of the first water, and without a flaw.?

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland. But after making six books about the adventures of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter b...

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

Through the kindness of Dorothy Gale of Kansas, afterward Princess Dorothy of Oz, an humble writer in the United States of America was once appointed Royal Historian of Oz, with the privilege of writing the chronicle of that wonderful fairyland. But after making six books about the adventures of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter b...

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Crown-Prince Retrieved : Life at Custrin, Book VIII

By: Thomas Carlyle

Friedrich?s feelings at this juncture are not made known to us by himself in the least; or credibly by others in any considerable degree. As indeed in these confused Prussian History-Books, copulent in nugatory pedantisms and learned marine-stores, all that is human remains distressingly obscure to us; so seldom, and then only as through endless clouds of ever-whirling idle dust, can we catch the smallest direct feature of the young man, and of his real demeanor or meani...

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Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice or the Wreck of the Airship

By: Victor Appleton

ERADICATE IN AN AIRSHIP. ?Well, Massa Tom, am yo? gwine out in yo? flyin? machine ag?in today?? ?Yes, Rad, I think I will take a little flight. Perhaps I?ll go over to Waterford, and call on Mr. Damon. I haven?t seen very much of him, since we got back from our hunt after the diamond-makers.?

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Tik-Tok of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

The very marked success of my last year?s fairy book, ?The Patchwork Girl of Oz,? convinces me that my readers like the Oz stories ?best of all,? as one little girl wrote me. So here, my dears, is a new Oz story in which is introduced Ann Soforth, the Queen of Oogahoo, whom Tik-Tok assisted in conquering our old acquaintance, the Nome Kin. It also tells of Betsy Bobin and how, after many adventures, she finally reached the marvelous Land of Oz.

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Tik-Tok of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

The very marked success of my last year?s fairy book, ?The Patchwork Girl of Oz,? convinces me that my readers like the Oz stories ?best of all,? as one little girl wrote me. So here, my dears, is a new Oz story in which is introduced Ann Soforth, the Queen of Oogaboo, whom Tik-Tok assisted in conquering our old acquaintance, the Nome King. It also tells of Betsy Bobbin and how, after many adventures, she finally reached the marvelous Land of Oz.

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Last Stage of Friedrich's Apprenticeship

By: Thomas Carlyle

We described the Crown-Prince as intent to comply, especially in all visible external particulars, with Papa?s will and pleasure;?to distingnish himself by real excellence in Commandantship of the Regiment Goltz, first of all. But before ever getting into that, there has another point risen, on which obedience, equally essential, may be still more difficult.

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer or the Quickest Flight on Record

By: Victor Appleton

?Is this Tom Swift, the inventor of several airships?? The man who had rung the bell glanced at the youth who answered his summons. ?Yes, I?m Tom Swift,? was the reply. ?Did you wish to see me?? ?I do. I?m Mr. James Gunmore, secretary of the Eagle Park Aviation Association. I had some correspondence with you about a prize contest we are going to hold. I believe??

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The Scarecrow of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

The Army of Children which besieged the Post office, conquered the Postmen and delivered to me its imperious Commands, insisted that Trot and Cap?n Bill be admitted to the Land of Oz, where Trot could enjoy the society of Dorothy, Betsy Bobbin and Ozma, while the onelegged sailor-man might become a comrade of the Tin Woodman, the Shaggy Man, Tik-Tok and all the other quaint people who inhabit this wonderful fairyland.

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La Divina Commedia Di Dante Alighieri Inferno

By: Dante Aligheri

Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita mi ritrovai per una selva oscura, che la diritta via era smarrita. Ahi quanto a dir qual era e cosa dura esta selva selvaggia e aspra e forte che nel pensier rinova la paura! Tant? e amara che poco e piu morte; ma per trattar del ben ch?i? vi trovai, diro de l?altre cose ch?i? v?ho scorte. Io non so ben ridir com? i? v?intrai, tant? era pien di sonno a quel punto

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The Vision Or, Hell, Purgatory, And Paradise of Dante Alighieri

By: H. F. Cary

IN the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray gone from the path direct: And e?en to tell it were no easy task, how savage wild that forest, how robust and rough its growth, which to remember only, my dismay renews, in bitterness not far from death. Yet to discourse of what there good befell, all else will I relate discover?d there. How first I enter?d it I scarce can say, such sleepy dullness in that instant weigh?d my senses down, when the ...

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Divina Commedia Di Dante

By: Dante Aligheri

Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita mi ritrovai per una selva oscura che? la diritta via era smarrita. Ahi quanto a dir qual era e` cosa dura esta selva selvaggia e aspra e forte che nel pensier rinova la paura! Tant?e` amara che poco e` piu` morte; ma per trattar del ben ch?i? vi trovai, diro` de l?altre cose ch?i? v?ho scorte. Io non so ben ridir com?i? v?intrai, tant?era pien di sonno a quel punto che la verace via abbandonai. Ma poi ch?i? fui al pie` d?un colle giunt...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

The base text for this edition has been provided by Digital Dante, a project sponsored by Columbia University?s Institute for Learning Technologies. Specific thanks goes to Jennifer Hogan (Project Editor/Director), Tanya Larkin (Assistant to Editor), Robert W. Cole (Proofreader/Assistant Editor), and Jennifer Cook (Proofreader). The Digital Dante Project is a digital ?study space? for Dante studies and scholarship. The project is multi-faceted and fluid by nature of the ...

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The Old Testament First Published by the English College at Douay

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