- A DEAR LITTLE GIRL
Edna did not like that word opportunity; it always seemed to her thatit meant something unpleasant. She had noticed that when pleasantthings came along they were rarely spoken of as "opportunities," butwere just _happenings_.
- ARS RECTE VIVENDI
The publication of this collection of Essays was suggested by some remarksof a college professor, in the course of which he said that about a dozenof the "Easy Chair" Essays in Harpers Magazine so nearly cover the morevital questions of hygiene, courtesy, and morality that they might be...
- WITH THE ALLIES
I have not seen the letter addressed by President Wilson to theAmerican people calling upon them to preserve toward this war themental attitude of neutrals. But I have seen the war.
- THE LOST CHILD
Unquestionably the sun, illuminating suddenly the whole of Paris withits morning rays, is an old friend regarded with affection by everybody,It is particularly welcome after a fortnight of misty atmosphere andgray skies, when the wind has cleared the air and allowed the suns rays...
- The Haunted Chamber
The sun has "dropped down," and the "day is dead." The silence and calmof coming night are over everything. The shadowy twilight lies softly onsleeping flowers and swaying boughs, on quiet fountains--the marblebasins of which gleam snow-white in the uncertain light--on the glimpse...
- Een feudale familie in Egypte.
Een ochtenduitstapje op het land in Egypte.--Het kasteel der familie Botros.--De binnenplaats.--De ontvangkamers--De koptische vrouw.--De magazijnen.--De zadelmakers.--De schrijvers.
- The Mother
It will be recalled without effort--possibly, indeed, withoutinterest--that the obsequies of the old Senator Boligand were adistinguished success: a fashionable, proper function, ordered by theyoung widow with exquisite taste, as all the world said, and conducted...
- THE HOOSIER SCHOOL-BOY
While the larger boys in the village school of Greenbank were having agame of "three old cat" before school-time, there appeared on theplayground a strange boy, carrying two books, a slate, and an atlasunder his arm.
- SPECULATIONS FROM POLITICAL ECONOMY
The following nine articles are "Speculations," by no meansaltogether recommendations. They are _from_ Political Economy, i.e.they have nearly all of them been suggested by considering merepropositions of Political Economy.
- THE AUGUSTAN REPRINT SOCIETY
Richard C. Boys, _University of Michigan_ James L. Clifford, _Columbia University_ Ralph Cohen, _University of Virginia_ Vinton A. Dearing, _University of California, Los Angeles_ Arthur Friedman, _University of Chicago_...
- BROAD GRINS
MY Booksellers informd me, lately, that several inquiries had been madefor _My Night-Gown and Slippers_,--but that every copy had beensold;--they had been out of print these two years.
- A CHRISTMAS CAROL
I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book to raise the Ghost of an Idea which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me.
- A DESERT DRAMA
The public may possibly wonder why it is that they have never heard inthe papers of the fate of the passengers of the __Korosko__. In thesedays of universal press agencies, responsive to the slightest stimulus,it may well seem incredible that an international incident of such...
- SONGS OF THE ROAD
 Peter Wilson, A.R.A., In his small atelier, Studied Continental Schools, Drew by Academic rules. So he made his bid for fame, But no golden answer came, For the fashion of his day Chanced to set the other way,...
- THE BOYS VOICE
The value of this little book, as the reader will soon discover, dependsless upon my own work than upon the large number of choirmasters whoseexperience I have been fortunate enough, directly or indirectly, to layunder contribution.
- Laugh and Live
Laugh and LiveDo You Ever Laugh?Over the Hedge and on His WayPreparing to Pair With the Prickly PearA Little Spin Among the SaplingsOver the Hills and Far Away--Father and SonA Scene from "His Picture in the Papers"A Scene from "The Americano"--Matching Wits for Gold...
- THE WALLYPUG IN LONDON
V AN AT HOME AND THE ACADEMY VI THE JUBILEE VII MORE ADVENTURES VIII HIS MAJESTY IS INTERVIEWED IX THE WALLYPUGS OWN X THE WALLYPUG GOES TO WINDSOR XI HIS MAJESTY AT THE SEASIDE XII THE DEPARTURE...
- THE CHEMICAL HISTORY OF A CANDLE
From the primitive pine-torch to the paraffin candle, how wide aninterval! between them how vast a contrast! The means adopted by man toilluminate his home at night, stamp at once his position in the scale ofcivilisation.
- Tamiko I. Camacho
[Paalala ng nagsalin: May kilay ang mga salitang "ng, mga," at iba paupang ipakita ang dating estilo sa pag-sulat ng Tagalog na sa ngayonay hindi na ginagamit. Hinayaang manatili sa edisyong ito ang mgapagkakamali sa orihinal na pagkakalimbag.
- THE BATTLE AND THE RUINS OF CINTLA
This fact attaches something more than an ordinary historic interest tothe engagement, at least enough to make it desirable to ascertain itsprecise locality and its proper name. Both of these are in doubt, aswell as the ethnic stock to which the native tribe belonged which...
- TALES OF THE TOYS, TOLD BY THEMSELVES
"Hurrah! We are going to have such a jolly holiday!" shouted Frank,suddenly bursting out of his imprisonment in the slate closet, to thegreat disturbance of his sisters, who were peaceably occupied with theirlessons.
- An Essay On The
Justly sensible, Sir, how sincerely You have the Character and Esteem ofour Native Country at Heart, I take Leave to offer to Your Perusal, andcommend to Your favourable Acceptance, the following Sheets.
- BIRD STORIES FROM BURROUGHS
John Burroughss first book, "Wake-Robin," contained a chapter entitled"The Invitation." It was an invitation to the study of birds. He hasreiterated it, implicitly if not explicitly, in most of the books he haspublished since then, and many of his readers have joyfully accepted it.
- Produced by David Newman, Clare Boothby and PG Distributed Proofreaders
During his brief ministry Mr. Ainsworth published a series of meditationsin the columns of the _Methodist Times_, which are here reprinted by thekind permission of the Editor, Dr. Scott Lidgett.
Oim sittin on the stile, MARY, an lookin oer the tide, An by jabers Oim afraid, Aroon, that there Oill _have_ to bide! The grass is springin fresh an green in Ould Oireland, but oh moy!
- THE LONDON CHARIVARI
A Philosopher has deigned to address to me a letter. "Sir," writesmy venerable correspondent, "I have been reading your open letters toAbstractions with some interest. You will, however, perhaps permitme to observe that amongst those to whom you have written are not a...
- NATIVE RACES AND THE WAR
APOLOGY FOR "YET ANOTHER BOOK" ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN QUESTION. FUTURE PEACE MUST BE BASED ON JUSTICE,--TO COLOURED AS WELL AS WHITE MEN. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LEGALIZED SLAVERY AND THE SUBJECTION OF NATIVES BY INDIVIDUALS.
- THE LOG SCHOOL-HOUSE ON THE COLUMBIA
A year or more ago one of the librarians in charge of the young peoplesbooks in the Boston Public Library called my attention to the fact thatthere were few books of popular information in regard to the pioneers ofthe great Northwest.
- A GOOD-FOR-NOTHING
Ralph Grimm was born a gentleman, He had the misfortune of coming intothe world some ten years later than might reasonably have been expected.Colonel Grim and his lady had celebrated twelve anniversaries of theirwedding-day, and had given up all hopes of ever having a son and heir,...
- Tapio Riikonen
--No, etkö sinä tiedä, että kirkonkylän kauppamies on Pietarista tuonutsemmoisia lamppuja, joista yksi näyttää enemmän kuin kymmenen pärettä.Jo ovat pappilaankin semmoisen ostaneet.
- THE DALBY BEAR AND OTHER BALLADS
âMy dearest, my dearest, be not dismayâd, _All underneath a green hillâs side_,Thou back canst walk with thy husbandâs aid.â _In such peril through the forest they ride_.
- MARSK STIG
They extinguishâd straight the wax light great That burnâd the head of the Monarch oâer;Then round the King they stood in a ring, With blades athirst for his dearest gore.
- LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER ANN BORROW AND OTHER CORRESPONDENTS
I have been in some difficulties. I was selling so many Testaments thatthe Priests became alarmed, and prevailed on the government to put a stopto my selling any more. They were likewise talking of prosecuting me asa Witch, but they have thought better of it.
- LATER POEMS
The present volume is made up of poems from Mr. Carmans three latestbooks, _The Rough Rider_, _Echoes from Vagabondia_, and _April Airs_,together with a number of more recent poems which have not before beenissued in book form.
It may be this--that the Villain base Has insulted the heros girl; It may be this--that hes brought disgrace On a wretchedly-acted Earl. I care not which it may chance to be, Only this do I chance to know--...
It was on the 31st of December that they met. It had been arranged thatat the final hour of the last day of the expiring year they shouldcompare notes, and not one of them had failed to keep the appointment.
- Charlene Taylor, Jonathan Ingram
MINOR QUERIES:--Dog-whippers: Frankincense--Atchievement in Yorkshire: Lipyeatt Family--"Waestart"--Rebellion of 1715-- "Athenian Sport"--Gutta Percha made soluble--Arms of Anthony Kitchen--Griesbach Arms--Postage System of the Romans--Three...
- Keith Edkins
MINOR QUERIES:--Queries relating to the Porter Family--Lord Ball of Bagshot--Marcarnes--The Claymore--Sir William Chester, Kt.--Canning on the Treaty of 1824 between the Netherlands and Great Britain--Ireland a bastinadoed Elephant--Memorial...
- Nikola Smolenski
[Transcribers Note: This text has many notes in [square brackets]which are in the original. Added for this electronic edition arelabels for footnotes and illustrations; the actual contents ofsuch are original.
- PARADOXES OF CATHOLICISM
_These sermons (which the following pages contain in a much abbreviatedform) were delivered, partly in England in various places and at varioustimes, partly in New York in the Lent of 1912, and finally, as acomplete course, in the church of S.
- Al Haines
The origins of this extraordinary book are sufficiently curious andsufficiently interesting to be stated in detail. They go back to someten years ago, when the author, after the rustic adventures which shedescribes in the following pages, had definitely settled in Paris as a...
- THE ELECTORAL VOTES OF 1876
The electoral votes of 1876 have been cast. The certificates are nowin Washington, or on their way thither, to be kept by the President ofthe Senate until their seals are broken in February.
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