Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6 eBook

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BRILLAT-SAVARIN 1755-1826 23651
FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS2
VIGNETTE PORTRAITS3
THE ABBE DE BRANTOME3
THE DANCING OF ROYALTY6
THE SHADOW OF A TOMB7
M. LE CONSTABLE ANNE DE MONTMORENCY8
TWO FAMOUS ENTERTAINMENTS8
FREDRIKA BREMER10
A HOME-COMING12
LETTER I.—­FRANCISCA W. TO MARIA M.12
THE LANDED PROPRIETOR16
STRANGE QUESTIONS16
A FAMILY PICTURE21
CLEMENS BRENTANO22
ELISABETH BRENTANO (BETTINA VON ARNIM)25
DEDICATION:  TO GOETHE26
TO GOETHE27
BETTINA’S LAST MEETING WITH GOETHE28
JOHN BRIGHT29
FROM THE SPEECH ON THE CORN LAWS (1843)30
FROM THE SPEECH ON INCENDIARISM IN IRELAND (1844)32
FROM THE SPEECH ON NON-RECOGNITION OF THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY (1861)33
FROM THE SPEECH ON THE STATE OF IRELAND (1866)34
FROM THE SPEECH ON THE IRISH ESTABLISHED CHURCH36
BRILLAT-SAVARIN37
FROM THE ‘PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE’39
ON THE LOVE OF GOOD LIVING40
ON PEOPLE FOND OF GOOD LIVING44
CHARLOTTE BRONTE AND HER SISTERS49
JANE EYRE’S WEDDING DAY56
MADAME BECK64
A YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPE68
THE END OF HEATHCLIFF70
PHILLIPS BROOKS78
PERSONAL CHARACTER82
THE COURAGE OF OPINIONS83
LITERATURE AND LIFE83
CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN (1771-1810)84
WIELAND’S STATEMENT88
JOHN BROWN94
MARJORIE FLEMING96
THE DEATH OF THACKERAY110
CHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (ARTEMUS WARD)112
BY CHARLES F. JOHNSON112
EDWIN FORREST AS OTHELLO115
HIGH-HANDED OUTRAGE AT UTICA118
AFFAIRS ROUND THE VILLAGE GREEN118
MR. PEPPER119
HORACE GREELEY’S RIDE TO PLACERVILLE119
SIR THOMAS BROWNE121
BY FRANCIS BACON121
FROM THE ‘RELIGIO MEDICI’129
FROM ‘A LETTER TO A FRIEND’150
SOME RELATIONS WHOSE TRUTH WE FEAR153
WILLIAM BROWNE153
HENRY HOWARD BROWNELL159
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING162
ROBERT BROWNING183
BY E.L.  BURLINGAME183
ORESTES AUGUSTUS BROWNSON210
SAINT-SIMONISM211
FERDINAND BRUNETIERE217
BY ADOLPHE COHN217
TAINE AND PRINCE NAPOLEON220
THE LITERATURES OF FRANCE, ENGLAND, AND GERMANY223
GIORDANO BRUNO225
A DISCOURSE OF POETS229
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT233
BY GEORGE PARSONS LATHROP233
JAMES BRYCE246
THE POSITION OF WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES247
THE ASCENT OF ARARAT254
THE WORK OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE260
FRANCIS TREVELYAN BUCKLAND261
A HUNT IN A HORSE-POND263
ON RATS264
SNAKES AND THEIR POISON267
MY MONKEY JACKO269
HENRY THOMAS BUCKLE271
MORAL VERSUS INTELLECTUAL PRINCIPLES IN HUMAN PROGRESS275
THE MYTHICAL ORIGIN OF HISTORY280
GEORGE LOUIS LE CLERC BUFFON285
BY SPENCER TROTTER285
NATURE287
THE HUMMING-BIRD289
EDWARD BULWER-LYTTON291
BY JULIAN HAWTHORNE291
THE AMPHITHEATRE297
KENELM AND LILY312
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