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Ballads In Blue China - Verses and Translations - In Ithaca Ballads In Blue China - Verses and Translations - In Ithaca

Ballads In Blue China - Verses and Translations - In Ithaca
Verses and Translations - In Ithaca"And now am I greatly repenting that ever I left my life with thee,and the immortality thou didst promise me."--Letter of Odysseus toCalypso. Luciani Vera Historia.'Tis thought Odysseus when the strife was o'er With all the waves and wars, a weary while, Grew restless in his disenchanted isle,And still would watch the sunset, from the shore,Go down the ways of gold, and evermore His sad heart followed after, mile on mile, Back to the Goddess of the magic wile,Calypso,... Poems - Post by : glider - Author : Andrew Lang - Read : 2218

Mexican And Hispanic - Famous Fried Tacos Mexican And Hispanic - Famous Fried Tacos

Mexican And Hispanic - Famous Fried Tacos
1 (16 oz.) pkg. corn tortillas (La Michoacana soft shell) 2 lb. ground beef 1 small head lettuce 2 medium tomatoes 1/2 small onion avocado (optional) grated cheese sour cream (optional) taco sauce (hot or mild, optional) Dice salad makings (lettuce, tomatoes, onion and avocado) into small pieces and mix together or put into separate bowls to serve. Take small amount (1 heaping tablespoon) of raw hamburger and press onto one side of soft shell. Put on lightly buttered fry pan on medium high setting.... Learning Kitchen - Post by : edstrading - Author : Unknown - Read : 792

The Talisman - Chapter XI The Talisman - Chapter XI

The Talisman - Chapter XI
CHAPTER XIOne thing is certain in our Northern land--Allow that birth or valour, wealth or wit,Give each precedence to their possessor,Envy, that follows on such eminence,As comes the lyme-hound on the roebuck's trace,Shall pull them down each one. SIR DAVID LINDSAY.Leopold, Grand Duke of Austria, was the first possessor of that noble country to whom the princely rank belonged. He had been raised to the ducal sway in the German Empire on account of his near relationship to the Emperor, Henry the... Long Stories - Post by : inonut - Author : Sir Walter Scott - Read : 3242

The Mysteries Of Udolpho - Volume IV - Chapter XI The Mysteries Of Udolpho - Volume IV - Chapter XI

The Mysteries Of Udolpho - Volume IV - Chapter XI
VOLUME IV - CHAPTER XIAh happy hills! ah pleasing shade! Ah fields belov'd in vain! Where once my careless childhood stray'd, A stranger yet to pain! I feel the gales, that from ye blow, A momentary bliss bestow, As waving fresh their gladsome wing, My weary soul they seem to sooth. GRAYOn the following morning, Emily left Tholouse at an early hour, and reached La Vallee about sun-set. With the melancholy she experienced on the review of a place which had been the residence of her parents, and the... Long Stories - Post by : jacki - Author : Ann Radcliffe - Read : 1757

Across The Plains - Chapter VIII - A Chapter ON DREAMS Across The Plains - Chapter VIII - A Chapter ON DREAMS

Across The Plains - Chapter VIII - A Chapter ON DREAMS
CHAPTER VIII - A CHAPTER ON DREAMSTHE past is all of one texture - whether feigned or suffered - whether acted out in three dimensions, or only witnessed in that small theatre of the brain which we keep brightly lighted all night long, after the jets are down, and darkness and sleep reign undisturbed in the remainder of the body. There is no distinction on the face of our experiences; one is vivid indeed, and one dull, and one pleasant, and another agonising to remember; but which of them is what... Nonfictions - Post by : south205 - Author : Robert Louis Stevenson - Read : 3050

Familiar Studies Of Men & Books - PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM Familiar Studies Of Men & Books - PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM

Familiar Studies Of Men & Books - PREFACE BY WAY OF CRITICISM
THESE studies are collected from the monthly press. One appeared in the NEW QUARTERLY, one in MACMILLAN'S, and the rest in the CORNHILL MAGAZINE. To the CORNHILL I owe a double debt of thanks; first, that I was received there in the very best society, and under the eye of the very best of editors; and second, that the proprietors have allowed me to republish so considerable an amount of copy.These nine worthies have been brought together from many different ages and countries. Not the most erudite... Nonfictions - Post by : msm7000 - Author : Robert Louis Stevenson - Read : 941

The Patrician - Part 2 - Chapter 21 The Patrician - Part 2 - Chapter 21

The Patrician - Part 2 - Chapter 21
PART II#CHAPTER XXIWhen Miltoun left Valleys House he walked in the direction of Westminster. During the five days that he had been back in London he had not yet entered the House of Commons. After the seclusion of his illness, he still felt a yearning, almost painful, towards the movement and stir of the town. Everything he heard and saw made an intensely vivid impression. The lions in Trafalgar Square, the great buildings of Whitehall, filled him with a sort of exultation. He was like a man, who,... Long Stories - Post by : JerryW - Author : John Galsworthy - Read : 1724

Out Of Who We Are Comes Where We Live Out Of Who We Are Comes Where We Live

Out Of Who We Are Comes Where We Live
Out of who we are comes where we live,No less shaped by spirit than a shellYielding to the one imperativeOn which all must depend to live life well.Underneath the word is the desire,Rembrandt to the image that we see,New vesting in old verities its fire,Evangelist for ambient ecstasy.We choose from somewhere deeper than intention,Having for such clarity no eyes,Older than the moment of dimensionManifest in fast-exploding skies,Ember of which in that chamber lies.... Poems - Post by : polarbear - Author : Nicholas Gordon - Read : 1054

God Knows The Price Of 
tuning Forks God Knows The Price Of tuning Forks

God Knows The Price Of 
tuning Forks
God knows the price of tuning forks,And alphabets, and astral signs.Beside the passion of the flameReclines a squat and jealous name;Inside the tyranny of linesEndures a sweet, soft-scented shame,Loosing stays, and words, and corks.... Poems - Post by : MilesBaker - Author : Nicholas Gordon - Read : 2648

How Can We Believe In 
miracles How Can We Believe In miracles

How Can We Believe In 
miracles
How can we believe in miraclesAfter two millennia of none?No intervention spared the Jews of Sorrow;Under no temple roofs were wonders done.Knowing who provided all those ashes,Knowing well the secret of that flame,As we light the candles of remembrance,How can we bear to call upon your name?... Poems - Post by : nosync - Author : Nicholas Gordon - Read : 2591

Rapture Comes Most Easily Within Rapture Comes Most Easily Within

Rapture Comes Most Easily Within
Rapture comes most easily withinA discipline that divvies up the day,Making time for timelessness, and space,A rolled-up rectangle holy anyplace,Dear temple of delight where one might pray,Assigned some sweet-tongued verses to beginNow hallowing this hollow cask of clay.... Poems - Post by : heymichelle - Author : Nicholas Gordon - Read : 2509

He Knew He Was Right - Chapter 77. The Future Lady Peterborough He Knew He Was Right - Chapter 77. The Future Lady Peterborough

He Knew He Was Right - Chapter 77. The Future Lady Peterborough
CHAPTER LXXVII. THE FUTURE LADY PETERBOROUGH'If you have not sold yourself for British gold, and for British acres, and for British rank, I have nothing to say against it,' said Miss Wallachia Petrie that same evening to her friend Caroline Spalding. 'You know that I have not sold myself, as you call it,' said Caroline. There had been a long friendship between these two ladies, and the younger one knew that it behoved her to bear a good deal from the elder. Miss Petrie was honest, clever, and in... Long Stories - Post by : Carl_Gates - Author : Anthony Trollope - Read : 1352

The Landlord At Lions Head - Part 2 - Chapter 45 The Landlord At Lions Head - Part 2 - Chapter 45

The Landlord At Lions Head - Part 2 - Chapter 45
PART II CHAPTER XLVCynthia found Mrs. Durgin in the old farm-house kitchen at work getting breakfast when she came up to the hotel in the morning. She was early, but the elder woman had been earlier still, and her heavy face showed more of their common night-long trouble than the girl's. She demanded, at sight of her, "What's the matter with you and Jeff, Cynthy?" Cynthia was unrolling the cloud from her hair. She said, as she tied on her apron: "You must get him to tell you, Mrs. Durgin." "Then... Long Stories - Post by : kmunck - Author : William Dean Howells - Read : 2923

Orley Farm - Volume 1 - Chapter 13. Guilty, Or Not Guilty Orley Farm - Volume 1 - Chapter 13. Guilty, Or Not Guilty

Orley Farm - Volume 1 - Chapter 13. Guilty, Or Not Guilty
VOLUME I CHAPTER XIII. GUILTY, OR NOT GUILTYUnfortunately for Mr. Furnival, the intruder was Mrs. Furnival--whether he pleased or whether he did not please. There she was in his law chamber, present in the flesh, a sight pleasing neither to her husband nor to her husband's client. She had knocked at the outside door, which, in the absence of the fag, had been opened by Mr. Crabwitz, and had immediately walked across the passage towards her husband's room, expressing her knowledge that Mr. Furnival... Long Stories - Post by : mike5941 - Author : Anthony Trollope - Read : 504

Through The Eye Of The Needle: A Romance - Part First - Chapter 2 Through The Eye Of The Needle: A Romance - Part First - Chapter 2

Through The Eye Of The Needle: A Romance - Part First - Chapter 2
PART FIRST CHAPTER IIFormerly the New-Yorker lived in one of three different ways: in private houses, or boarding-houses, or hotels; there were few restaurants or public tables outside of the hotels, and those who had lodgings and took their meals at eating-houses were but a small proportion of the whole number. The old classification still holds in a measure, but within the last thirty years, or ever since the Civil War, when the enormous commercial expansion of the country began, several different... Long Stories - Post by : gameTizer - Author : William Dean Howells - Read : 3232

The Tin Box - Chapter 36. Harry Is Charged With Theft The Tin Box - Chapter 36. Harry Is Charged With Theft

The Tin Box - Chapter 36. Harry Is Charged With Theft
CHAPTER XXXVI. HARRY IS CHARGED WITH THEFTPhilip called at the hotel, and inquired, with considerable confidence, if "Mr. Congreve" was in. "He has not returned," answered the landlord. "Then he won't be back to-night," said Philip, feeling considerably disappointed. "No; the last train is in." "I wonder if he had any trouble in selling the bonds," thought Philip; but this thought was one to which he didn't think it prudent to give expression. He walked home slowly, while Colonel Ross kept on his... Long Stories - Post by : IrishDitty - Author : Horatio Alger - Read : 2480

The Cash Boy - Chapter 13. The Spider And The Fly The Cash Boy - Chapter 13. The Spider And The Fly

The Cash Boy - Chapter 13. The Spider And The Fly
CHAPTER XIII. THE SPIDER AND THE FLY"Uncle," said John Wade, "you spoke of inviting Frank Fowler to occupy a room in the house. Why don't you do it? It would be more convenient to you and a very good chance for him." "I should like it," said Mr. Wharton, "but Mrs. Bradley did not seem to regard it favorably when I suggested it." "Oh, Mrs. Bradley is unused to boys, and she is afraid he would give her trouble. I'll undertake to bring her around." "I wish you would, John. I don't think Frank would... Long Stories - Post by : Keith_Goodrum - Author : Horatio Alger - Read : 3257

Their Wedding Journey - Chapter 4. A Day's Railroading Their Wedding Journey - Chapter 4. A Day's Railroading

Their Wedding Journey - Chapter 4. A Day's Railroading
CHAPTER IV. A DAY'S RAILROADINGHappiness has commonly a good appetite; and the thought of the fortunately ended adventures of the night, the fresh morning air, and the content of their own hearts, gifted our friends, by the time the boat reached Albany, with a wholesome hunger, so that they debated with spirit the question of breakfast and the best place of breakfasting in a city which neither of them knew, save in the most fugitive and sketchy way. They decided at last, in view of the early departure... Long Stories - Post by : reddee - Author : William Dean Howells - Read : 2170

The Aspirations Of Jean Servien - Chapter 22 The Aspirations Of Jean Servien - Chapter 22

The Aspirations Of Jean Servien - Chapter 22
CHAPTER XXIIThree months had dragged by. It was a Friday; a hot, nauseating smell of fried fish filled the refectory; a strong drought blew cold about feet encased in wet boots; the walls dripped with moisture, and outside the barred windows a fine rain was falling from a grey sky. The boys, seated at marble-topped tables, were making a hideous rattle with their forks and tin cups, while one of their schoolfellows, seated at the desk in the middle of the great room, was reading aloud, as the regulations... Long Stories - Post by : gjdepol71 - Author : Anatole France - Read : 649

Two Wives - Chapter 4 Two Wives - Chapter 4

Two Wives - Chapter 4
CHAPTER IVDURING the day on which our story opened, Henry Ellis had obtained from a friend the first volume of Prescott's History of Mexico, then just from the press. An hour's perusal of its fascinating pages awakened in his mind a deep interest. "Just the book to read to Cara," said he to himself, closing the volume, and laying it aside. "She's too much taken up with mere fiction. But here is that truth which is stranger than fiction; and I am sure she will soon get absorbed in the narrative."... Long Stories - Post by : RedSoxFan - Author : T. S. Arthur - Read : 1114