Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 1 eBook

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VOL.  I1
FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS4
VIGNETTE PORTRAITS4
GODEFREY OF BOLOYNE5
ABELARD5
BY THOMAS DAVIDSON5
HELOISE TO ABELARD15
ABELARD’S ANSWER TO HELOISE18
EDMOND ABOUT20
THE CAPTURE21
HADGI-STAVROS24
THE VICTIM26
THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY28
ACCADIAN-BABYLONIAN AND ASSYRIAN LITERATURE33
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TO HER HUSBAND62
TO HER SISTER71
THURSDAY MORNING.74
FRIDAY MORNING.75
HENRY ADAMS78
THE AUSPICES OF THE WAR OF 181280
WHAT THE WAR OF 1812 DEMONSTRATED84
THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE CONSTITUTION AND THE GUERRIERE89
JOHN ADAMS92
AT THE FRENCH COURT96
THE CHARACTER OF FRANKLIN98
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS99
LETTER TO HIS FATHER101
FROM THE MEMOIRS102
FROM THE MEMOIRS103
FROM THE MEMOIRS104
FROM THE MEMOIRS104
THE MISSION OF AMERICA105
THE RIGHT OF PETITION105
NULLIFICATION106
SARAH FLOWER ADAMS108
JOSEPH ADDISON110
BY HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE110
SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY AT THE PLAY120
A VISIT TO SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY123
THE VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE125
AN ESSAY ON FANS128
AELIANUS CLAUDIUS130
OF CERTAIN NOTABLE MEN THAT MADE THEMSELVES PLAYFELLOWES WITH CHILDREN132
OF A CERTAINE SICILIAN WHOSE EYSIGHT WAS WOONDERFULL SHARPE AND QUICK132
THE LAWE OF THE LACEDAEMONIANS AGAINST COVETOUSNESS133
THAT SLEEP IS THE BROTHER OF DEATH, AND OF GORGIAS DRAWING TO HIS END133
OF THE VOLUNTARY AND WILLING DEATH OF CALANUS133
OF DELICATE DINNERS, SUMPTUOUS SUPPERS, AND PRODIGALL BANQUETING134
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HOW SOCRATES SUPPRESSED THE PRYDE AND HAUTINESSE OF ALCIBIADES135
OF CERTAINE WASTGOODES AND SPENDTHRIFTES135
AESCHINES135
A DEFENSE AND AN ATTACK137
AESCHYLUS139
BY JOHN WILLIAMS WHITE139
AESOP153
BY HARRY THURSTON PECK153
THE FOX AND THE LION155
THE ASS IN THE LION’S SKIN156
THE ASS EATING THISTLES156
THE WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING156
THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE SNAKE156
THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS156
THE SATYR AND THE TRAVELER157
THE LION AND THE OTHER BEASTS157
THE ASS AND THE LITTLE DOG158
THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE158
THE DOG AND THE WOLF159
JEAN LOUIS RODOLPHE AGASSIZ160
THE SILURIAN BEACH164
VOICES167
FORMATION OF CORAL REEFS169
AGATHIAS171
GRACE AGUILAR172
THE GREATNESS OF FRIENDSHIP174
THE ORDER OF KNIGHTHOOD175
THE CULPRIT AND THE JUDGE177
WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH181
THE STUDENTS OF PARIS183
MARK AKENSIDE194
FROM THE EPISTLE TO CURIO197
PEDRO ANTONIO DE ALARCON202
A WOMAN VIEWED FROM WITHOUT203
HOW THE ORPHAN MANUEL GAINED HIS SOBRIQUET205
ALCAEUS207
BALTAZAR DE ALCAZAR209
ALCIPHRON211
BY HARRY THURSTON PECK211
FROM A MERCENARY GIRL213
THE PLEASURES OF ATHENS214
FROM AN ANXIOUS MOTHER214
FROM A CURIOUS YOUTH215
FROM A PROFESSIONAL DINER-OUT215
UNLUCKY LUCK215
ALCMAN216
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT217
THE NIGHT WARD219
AMY’S VALLEY OF HUMILIATION221
ALCUIN227
BY WILLIAM H. CARPENTER227
A LETTER FROM ALCUIN TO CHARLEMAGNE231
HENRY M. ALDEN233
From ‘A Study of Death,’ copyright 1895, by Harper and Brothers234
TO MY BELOVED WIFE234
From ‘A Study of Death,’ copyright 1895, by Harper and Brothers235
From ‘A Study of Death,’ copyright 1895, by Harper and Brothers236
From ‘A Study of Death,’ copyright 1895, by Harper and Brothers239
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II239
III240
THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH241
PERE ANTOINE’S DATE-PALM250
MISS MEHETABEL’S SON254
I254
II259
ALEARDO ALEARDI268
JEAN LE ROND D’ALEMBERT272
MONTESQUIEU274
VITTORIO ALFIERI286
BY L. OSCAR KUHNS286
AGAMEMNON289
ALFONSO THE WISE295
ON THE TURKS, AND WHY THEY ARE SO CALLED299
ALFRED THE GREAT300
KING ALFRED ON KING-CRAFT303
ALFRED’S PREFACE TO THE VERSION OF POPE GREGORY’S ‘PASTORAL CARE’304
BLOSSOM GATHERINGS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE306
CHARLES GRANT ALLEN307
THE COLORATION OF FLOWERS309
AMONG THE HEATHER311
THE HERON’S HAUNT313
JAMES LANE ALLEN316
OLD KING SOLOMON’S CORONATION324
WILLIAM ALLINGHAM331
KARL JONAS LUDVIG ALMQUIST337
CHARACTERISTICS OF CATTLE339
A NEW UNDINE340
JOHANNA AMBROSIUS343
A PEASANT’S THOUGHTS343
EDMONDO DE AMICIS348
THE LIGHT350
RESEMBLANCES351
BIRDS352
CORDOVA352
THE LAND OF PLUCK355
THE DUTCH MASTERS362
HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL369
BY RICHARD BURTON369
EXTRACTS FROM AMIEL’S JOURNAL371
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