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The Harvard Classics : Volume 4

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Medicine

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Anna Karenina, Vol. 5

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

PART FIVE: I. Princess Shcherbatskaia considered that it was out of the question for the wedding to take place before Lent, just five weeks off, since not half the trousseau could possibly be ready by that time. But she could not but agree with Levin that to fix it for after Lent would be putting it off too late, as an old aunt of Prince Shcherbatsky's was seriously ill and might die, and then the mourning would delay the wedding still longer. And therefore, deciding to ...

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

By: Agatha Christie

The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as The Styles Case has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, in view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. This, we trust, will effectually silence the sensational rumours which still persist. I will therefore briefly set down the circumstances which led to my being connected with t...

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The Harvard Classics : Volume 10

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Medicine

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Hand and Heart

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Mother, I should so like to have a great deal of money, said little Tom Fletcher one evening, as he sat on a low stool by his mother's knee. His mother was knitting busily by the firelight, and they had both been silent for some time. What would you do with a great deal of money, if you had it? Oh! I don't know—I would do a great many things. But should not you like to have a great deal of money, mother? persisted he. Perhaps I should, answered Mrs. Fletcher. I am like y...

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The Secret Adversary

By: Agatha Christie

IT was 2 p.m. on the afternoon of May 7, 1915. The Lusitania had been struck by two torpedoes in succession and was sinking rapidly, while the boats were being launched with all possible speed. The women and children were being lined up awaiting their turn. Some still clung desperately to husbands and fathers; others clutched their children closely to their breasts. One girl stood alone, slightly apart from the rest. She was quite young, not more than eighteen. She did n...

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The Harvard Classics : Volume 11

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Medicine

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

By: Oscar Wilde

CHAPTER I: The studio was filled with the rich odor of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn. From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as usual, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-colored blossoms of the laburn...

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The Harvard Classics : Volume 12

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Medicine

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The Harvard Classics : Volume 24

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Vols. 3-9 ed., with additions, by Charles A. Lee ; Purchased from the Pittsburgh Academy of Medicine

Medicine

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Relativity : The Special and General Theory

By: Albert Einstein

Reference Publication

Excerpt: Part I: The Special Theory of Relativity: // 01. Physical Meaning of Geometrical Propositions // 02. The System of Coordinates // 03. Space and Time in Classical Mechanics // 04. The Galilean System of Coordinates // 05. The Principle of Relativity (in the Restricted Sense) // 06. The Theorem of the Addition of Velocities employed in Classical Mechanics // 07. The Apparent Incompatibility of the Law of Propagation of Light with the Principle of Relativity // 08....

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1984

By: George Orwell

Chapter One : It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith, his chin nuzzled into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind, slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions, though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.

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Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

3 May. Bistritz. -- Left Munich at 8:35 P.M., on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late. Buda-Pesth seems a wonderful place, from the glimpse which I got of it from the train and the little I could walk through he streets. I feared to go very far from the station, as we had arrived late and would start as near the correct time as possible.

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Crime and Punishment

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoevsky was the son of a doctor. His parents were very hard- working and deeply religious people, but so poor that they lived with their five children in only two rooms. The father and mother spent their evenings in reading aloud to their children, generally from books of a serious character. Though always sickly and delicate Dostoevsky came out third in the final examination of the Petersburg school of Engineering. There he had already begun his first work, Poor Folk...

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Tales of Men and Ghosts

By: Edith Wharton

CONTENTS I: The Bolted Door / II His Father's Son / III The Daunt Diana / IV The Debt / V Full Circle / VI The Legend / VII The Eyes / VIII The Blond Beast / IX Afterward -- X The Letters...

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The Harvard Classics : Volume 6

By: Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926

Medicine

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The Three Musketeers

By: Pere Alexander Dumas

AUTHOR'S PREFACE: In which it is proved that, notwithstanding their names' ending in OS and IS, the heroes of the story which we are about to have the honor to relate to our readers have nothing mythological about them. A short time ago, while making researches in the Royal Library for my History of Louis XIV, I stumbled by chance upon the Memoirs of M. d'Artagnan, printed—as were most of the works of that period, in which authors could not tell the truth without the ris...

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The Principles of Psychology

By: William Dobein James

CHAPTER I. The Scope of Psychology Psychology is the Science of Mental Life, both of its phenomena and of their conditions. The phenomena are such things as we call feelings, desires, cognitions, reasonings, decisions, and the like; and, superficially considered, their variety and complexity is such as to leave a chaotic impression on the observer. The most natural and consequently the earliest way of unifying the material was, first, to classify it as well as might be, ...

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark : With Introduction and Notes by K. Deig...

By: William Shakespeare

Table of Content -- Act 1, Scene 1: Elsinore. A platform before the castle. -- Act 1, Scene 2: A room of state in the castle. -- Act 1, Scene 3: A room in Polonius’ house. -- Act 1, Scene 4: The platform. -- Act 1, Scene 5: Another part of the platform. -- Act 2, Scene 1: A room in Polonius’ house. -- Act 2, Scene 2: A room in the castle. -- Act 3, Scene 1: A room in the castle. -- Act 3, Scene 2: A hall in the castle. -- Act 3, Scene 3: A room in the castle. -- Act 3, S...

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The Mystery on the Snow a Doc Savage Adventure

MAPLE LEAF MONSTER. In one of his most important adventures, THE MAN OF BRONZE journeys north to Canada, and in her magnificent wilderness solves a billion-dollar riddle: Who or What has committed murder—and worse!—to possess the secret of the miracle called Benlanium?

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