Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 2 eBook

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VOL.  II.1
FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS4
VIGNETTE PORTRAITS4
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(Continued from Volume I)4
ANACREON11
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN16
BY BENJAMIN W. WELLS16
THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER19
THE TEAPOT22
THE UGLY DUCKLING23
I—­THE DUCKLING IS BORN23
II—­HOW THE DUCKLING WAS TREATED AT HOME24
III—­OUT ON THE MOOR26
IV—­IN THE PEASANT’S HUT26
V—­WHAT BECAME OF THE DUCKLING28
WHAT THE MOON SAW30
THE LOVERS30
THE SNOW QUEEN32
FOURTH STORY—­THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS32
THE NIGHTINGALE36
I—­THE REAL NIGHTINGALE36
II—­THE TOY NIGHTINGALE39
III—­THE REAL NIGHTINGALE AGAIN41
THE MARKET PLACE AT ODENSE (1836)43
THE ANDERSEN JUBILEE AT ODENSE44
‘MISERERE’ IN THE SIXTINE CHAPEL45
ANEURIN47
THE SLAYING OF OWAIN48
THE FATE OF HOEL, SON OF THE GREAT CIAN48
THE GIANT GWRVELING FALLS AT LAST49
ANGLO-SAXON LITERATURE49
FROM ‘BEOWULF’62
CAEDMON’S INSPIRATION73
FROM THE ‘CHRONICLE’73
GABRIELE D’ANNUNZIO74
THE DROWNED BOY77
ANTAR83
BY EDWARD S. HOLDEN83
THE VALOR OF ANTAR88
LUCIUS APULEIUS93
THE TALE OF ARISTOMENES, THE COMMERCIAL TRAVELER96
THE AWAKENING OF CUPID102
THOMAS AQUINAS106
BY EDWIN A. PACE106
ON THE VALUE OF OUR CONCEPTS OF THE DEITY110
HOW CAN THE ABSOLUTE BE A CAUSE?112
ON THE PRODUCTION OF LIVING THINGS113
THE ARABIAN NIGHTS114
FROM ‘THE STORY OF THE CITY OF BRASS’118
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THE MEETING OF PRINCE SHERKAN AND PRINCESS ABRIZEH127
FROM ‘SINDBAD THE SEAMAN AND SINDBAD THE LANDSMAN’134
FIRST VOYAGE OF SINDBAD HIGHT THE SEAMAN.136
NOW WHEN IT WAS THE FIVE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-NINTH NIGHT,137
NOW WHEN IT WAS THE FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTIETH NIGHT,138
NOW WHEN IT WAS THE FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIRST NIGHT,139
NOW WHEN IT WAS THE FIVE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SECOND NIGHT,141
CONCLUSION OF THE ‘THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT’142
ARABIC LITERATURE148
DESCRIPTION OF A MOUNTAIN STORM159
CHAPTER XXXV.:  INTITLED “THE CREATOR.”  REVEALED AT MECCA170
CHAPTER LV.:  INTITLED “THE MERCIFUL.”  REVEALED AT MECCA173
CHAPTER LXXXIV.:  INTITLED “THE RENDING IN SUNDER.”  REVEALED AT MECCA175
THE CALIPH OMAR BIN ABD AL-AZIZ AND THE POETS179
DOMINIQUE FRANCOIS ARAGO181
BY EDWARD S. HOLDEN181
LAPLACE184
JOHN ARBUTHNOT196
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OF THE RUDIMENTS OF MARTIN’S LEARNING202
THE ARGONAUTIC LEGEND203
LUDOVICO ARIOSTO210
BY L. OSCAR KUHNS210
ARISTOPHANES223
BY PAUL SHOREY223
ARISTOTLE244
BY THOMAS DAVIDSON244
THE NATURE OF THE SOUL250
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ON PHILOSOPHY254
ON ESSENCES254
ON COMMUNITY OF STUDIES255
JON ARNASON256
THE MERMAN257
THE FISHERMAN OF GOeTUR258
THE MAGIC SCYTHE259
THE MAN-SERVANT AND THE WATER-ELVES262
THE CROSSWAYS263
ERNST MORITZ ARNDT264
EDWIN ARNOLD268
MATTHEW ARNOLD285
BY GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY285
INTELLIGENCE AND GENIUS296
SWEETNESS AND LIGHT298
OXFORD303
STANZAS IN MEMORY OF THE AUTHOR OF ‘OBERMANN’ (1849)305
BY RICHARD JONES315
FROM GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH’S ‘HISTORIA BRITONUM’326
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ARTHUR INCREASES HIS DOMINIONS328
ARTHUR HOLDS A SOLEMN FESTIVAL328
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THE HOLY GRAIL331
PETER CHRISTEN ASBJOeRNSEN332
GUDBRAND OF THE MOUNTAIN-SIDE333
THE WIDOW’S SON335
ROGER ASCHAM341
ON GENTLENESS IN EDUCATION342
ON STUDY AND EXERCISE344
ATHENAEUS346
WHY THE NILE OVERFLOWS349
HOW TO PRESERVE THE HEALTH349
AN ACCOUNT OF SOME GREAT EATERS350
THE LOVE OF ANIMALS FOR MAN353
PER DANIEL AMADEUS ATTERBOM354
THE GENIUS OF THE NORTH355
AUCASSIN AND NICOLLETE361
BY FREDERICK MORRIS WARREN361
IMPRISONMENT OF NICOLETTE364
AUCASSIN AND THE VISCOUNT365
AUCASSIN CAPTURES COUNT BOUGART365
THE LOVERS’ MEETING366
AUCASSIN, SEEKING NICOLETTE, COMES UPON A COWHERD368
AUCASSIN FINDS NICOLETTE’S LODGE369
NICOLETTE SAILS TO CARTHAGE370
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON371
A DANGEROUS ADVENTURE372
BERTHOLD AUERBACH376
THE FIRST MASS377
THE PEASANT-NURSE AND THE PRINCE380
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