Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3 eBook

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VOL.  III1
AVERROES 1126-11981
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FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS3
VIGNETTE PORTRAITS3
(Continued from Volume II)3
THE FIRST FALSE STEP6
THE NEW HOME AND THE OLD ONE9
THE COURT PHYSICIAN’S PHILOSOPHY17
IN COUNTESS IRMA’S DIARY20
EMILE AUGIER25
A CONVERSATION WITH A PURPOSE26
A SEVERE YOUNG JUDGE30
A CONTENTED IDLER31
THE FEELINGS OF AN ARTIST33
A CONTEST OF WILLS35
ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO37
BY SAMUEL HART37
THE GODLY SORROW THAT WORKETH REPENTANCE39
CONSOLATION40
THE FOES OF THE CITY41
THE PRAISE OF GOD42
A PRAYER42
MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS43
BY JAMES FRASER GLUCK43
EXCERPTS FROM THE ‘MEDITATIONS’49
THE SUPREME NOBILITY OF DUTY50
THE FUTURE LIFE.  IMMORTALITY50
THE UNIVERSAL BEAUTY OF THE WORLD52
THE GOOD MAN52
THE BREVITY OF LIFE53
VANITY OF LIFE53
DEATH54
FAME54
PRAYER54
FAITH55
PAIN55
LOVE AND FORGIVENESS FOR THE EVIL-DOER55
ETERNAL CHANGE THE LAW OF THE UNIVERSE55
THE PERFECT LIBERTY OF THE GOOD MAN56
THE HARMONY AND UNITY OF THE UNIVERSE56
THE CONDUCT OF LIFE56
JANE AUSTEN61
AN OFFER OF MARRIAGE66
MOTHER AND DAUGHTER69
A LETTER OF CONDOLENCE71
MR. COLLINS TO MR. BENNET, ON HIS DAUGHTER’S ELOPEMENT WITH A RAKE71
A WELL-MATCHED SISTER AND BROTHER72
FAMILY DOCTORS77
FAMILY TRAINING81
PRIVATE THEATRICALS83
FRUITLESS REGRETS AND APPLES OF SODOM85
AVERROES89
THE AVESTA93
BY A.V.  WILLIAMS JACKSON93
A PSALM OF ZOROASTER:  YASNA 3097
A PRAYER FOR KNOWLEDGE100
THE ANGEL OF DIVINE OBEDIENCE101
TO THE FIRE101
THE GODDESS OF THE WATERS102
GUARDIAN SPIRITS102
AN ANCIENT SINDBAD103
THE WISE MAN103
INVOCATION TO RAIN103
A PRAYER FOR HEALING104
FRAGMENT104
AVICEBRON104
ON MATTER AND FORM107
ROBERT AYTOUN110
WILLIAM EDMONSTOUNE AYTOUN112
A BALL IN THE UPPER CIRCLES122
A HIGHLAND TRAMP124
MASSIMO TAPARELLI D’AZEGLIO126
A HAPPY CHILDHOOD127
THE PRIESTHOOD130
MY FIRST VENTURE IN ROMANCE133
BABER135
BY EDWARD S. HOLDEN135
FROM BABER’S ‘MEMOIRS’136
BABRIUS140
FRANCIS BACON146
BY CHARLTON T. LEWIS146
OF TRUTH160
OF REVENGE161
OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION162
OF TRAVEL164
OF FRIENDSHIP166
DEFECTS OF THE UNIVERSITIES171
TO MY LORD TREASURER BURGHLEY175
IN PRAISE OF KNOWLEDGE176
TO THE LORD CHANCELLOR, TOUCHING THE HISTORY OF BRITAIN179
TO VILLIERS ON HIS PATENT AS VISCOUNT181
CHARGE TO JUSTICE HUTTON182
A PRAYER, OR PSALM183
FROM THE ‘APOPHTHEGMS’184
WALTER BAGEHOT186
BY FORREST MORGAN186
THE VIRTUES OF STUPIDITY192
REVIEW WRITING193
LORD ELDON194
TASTE194
CAUSES OF THE STERILITY OF LITERATURE195
THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS196
ON EARLY READING197
THE CAVALIERS199
MORALITY AND FEAR200
THE TYRANNY OF CONVENTION201
HOW TO BE AN INFLUENTIAL POLITICIAN202
CONDITIONS OF CABINET GOVERNMENT203
WHY EARLY SOCIETIES COULD NOT BE FREE204
BENEFITS OF FREE DISCUSSION IN MODERN TIMES207
ORIGIN OF DEPOSIT BANKING210
JENS BAGGESEN212
A COSMOPOLITAN214
PHILOSOPHY ON THE HEATH215
PHILIP JAMES BAILEY218
JOANNA BAILLIE225
HENRY MARTYN BAIRD237
THE BATTLE OF IVRY238
SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER241
HUNTING IN ABYSSINIA242
THE SOURCES OF THE NILE248
ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR249
THE PLEASURES OF READING250
THE BALLAD264
BY F.B.  GUMMERE264
HONORE DE BALZAC292
BY WILLIAM P. TRENT292
THE MEETING IN THE CONVENT310
A PASSION IN THE DESERT337
FROM ‘THE COUNTRY DOCTOR’347
GEORGE BANCROFT363
BY AUSTIN SCOTT363
THE BEGINNINGS OF VIRGINIA368
MEN AND GOVERNMENT IN EARLY MASSACHUSETTS370
KING PHILIP’S WAR372
THE NEW NETHERLAND373
FRANKLIN375
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