Ancient & Medieval Literature
epub |eng | 2011-01-04 | Author:Aeschylus [Aeschylus]

410 withering life away. Yes, at our birth, we were given this holy task. Strophe 2 So the high gods steer clear of us, and we of them. None of ...
( Category: Dramas & Plays November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 0101-02-01 | Author:Homer [Homer]

BOOK XV The Achaeans Desperate When the Trojans had scrambled through trench and sharp stakes, and many Had died at the hands of the Danaans, terrified still They came to ...
( Category: Poetry November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2001-07-15 | Author:Anonymous (Alexander, Michael - transl.) [Anonymous (Alexander, Michael - transl.)]

1590 And above, the wise men who watched with Hrothgar the depths of the pool descried soon enough blood rising in the broken water and marbling the surface. Seasoned warriors, ...
( Category: Poetry November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1855-01-18 | Author:Bulfinch, Thomas [Bulfinch, Thomas]

Spenser introduces Sir Tristram in his Faery Queene. In Book VI., Canto ii., Sir Calidore encounters in the forest a young hunter, whom he thus describes:—“Him steadfastly he marked, and ...
( Category: Mythology & Folk Tales November 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-30 | Author:J A McLachlan [McLachlan, J A]

*** Jean awoke to see a dull, overcast sky through the windows. He had slept deeply, as he sometimes did after coming to a decision, and had no time to ...
( Category: Genre Fiction November 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 0100-12-31 | Author:J.R.R. Tolkien [Tolkien, J.R.R.]

He gete the bonk at his bak, bigyne3 to scrape, The frothe femed at his mouth vnfayre bi the wyke3, Whette3 his whyte tuschez; with hym then irked Alle the ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature November 5,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-27 | Author:Aeschylus

CHORUS LEADER Aegisthus, I have no respect for one who acts all high and mighty in bad circumstances. You claim you meant to kill this man, and planned this pitiable ...
( Category: Dramas & Plays November 4,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-19 | Author:Aristophanes

( Category: Dramas & Plays October 20,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2012-04-03 | Author:Philip Smith [Smith, Philip]

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW (1807-1882) The most popular American poet of the nineteenth century, Longfellow is well remembered for works such as “Paul Revere’s Ride” and “The Song of Hiawatha.” Two ...
( Category: Poetry October 16,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-24 | Author:Theodor Kallifatides & Marlaine Delargy

* * * Other changes were also noticeable, for example, the relationship between the local population and the tourists. In the 1970s there was a certain warmth, a friendliness, which ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature October 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-24 | Author:Adam Mickiewicz & Bill Johnston

Book VII: The Council Salutary advice from Bartek known as the Prussian – A soldierly contribution from Maciej the Baptist – A political contribution from Mr. Buchman – Jankiel’s call ...
( Category: Poetry October 11,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-01-18 | Author:John McElroy [McElroy, John]

CHAPTER XLV AUGUST—NEEDLES STUCK IN PUMPKIN SEEDS—SOME PHENOMENA OF STARVATION —RIOTING IN REMEMBERED LUXURIES "Illinoy," said tall, gaunt Jack North, of the One Hundred and Fourteenth Illinois, to me, one ...
( Category: Americas September 24,2018 )
mobi |eng | 2006-02-21 | Author:Lucius Apuleius & William Adlington

THE FORTY-THIRD CHAPTER How Apuleius was found by his shadow. As wee passed by the way wee met with a tall souldier (for so his habite and countenance declared) who ...
( Category: Classics September 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2003-11-15 | Author:Plato & Benjamin Jowett [Plato & Jowett, Benjamin]

* * * One more aspect of the Timaeus remains to be considered--the mythological or geographical. Is it not a wonderful thing that a few pages of one of Plato's ...
( Category: Philosophy August 19,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-09-22 | Author:G. K. Chesterton [Chesterton, G. K.]

Fads and Public Opinion A FOREIGNER IS A man who laughs at everything except jokes. He is perfectly entitled to laugh at anything, so long as he realises, in a ...
( Category: United States August 11,2018 )

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