First published in Space Science Fiction May 1953. "The claws were bad enough in the first place—nasty, crawling little death-robots. But when they began to imitate their creators, it was time for the human race to make peace—if it could!" When future war becomes so horrific that humans turn to machines and computers to design ways to kill each other strange things may happen. And DO in this classic Philip K. Dick story!
This etext was produced from Space Science Fiction May 1953. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyr...
"There were scarcely any events in the life of Thomas Hood. One condition there was of too potent determining importance—life-long ill health; and one circumstance of moment—a commercial failure, and consequent expatriation. Beyond this, little presents itself for record in the outward facts of this upright and beneficial career, bright with genius and coruscating with wit, dark with the lengthening and deepening shadow of death." - from the Biographical Introduction by William Michael Rossetti of The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood
THE POETICAL WORKS
Henry James' classic ghost story comprises the written testimony of a young governess, charged with looking after two small children at an isolated country estate, who believes they are being haunted. As the story progresses, the governess' increasingly frenetic narration provokes the question: is she insane, or are the ghosts real?
THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by Henry James
[The text is take from the first American appearance of this book.]
THE TURN OF THE SCREW
The story had held us, round the fire, sufficiently breathless, but except the obvious remark that ...
E text prepared by Andrew Turek
An Historical Romance.
I. THE POITEVINS. II. ST. FLORENT. III. DURBELLI`ERE. IV. CATHELINEAU. V. DE LESCURE. VI. RECRUITING. VII. SUNDAY IN THE BOCAGE. VIII. AGATHA LAROCHEJAQUELIN. IX. LE MOUCHOIR ROUGE. X. THE BISHOP OF AGRA.
I. SAUMUR. II. COUNCIL OF WAR. III. RETURN TO DURBELLI`ERE. IV. MICHAEL STEIN. V. THE HOSPITAL OF ST. LAU...
This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been annotated by numerous editors . Boswell took many notes of Johnson's conversations during the time when he knew one of England's most influential men of letters and he also gives us frequent glimpses of other famous personalities who were part of Johnson's circle in eighteenth century London.
LIFE OF JOHNSON
INCLUDING BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES
AND JOHNSON'S DIARY OF A JOURNEY INTO NORT...
Tara of Helium, John Carter's second child, is nearly as beautiful as her mother, Deja Thoris, and as independent-minded as her father. These qualities cause her much grief during a long series of imprisonments by hostile aliens. She is aided by a rejected suitor whom she fails to recognize but gradually learns first to trust and then to love, despite what she imagines to be a hopeless chasm between their social classes. A highly evolved race of intelligent beings is discovered in this novel, one of whom forms with Tara a complicated relationship that opens his eyes to the value of certain as...
ENO JA SISARENPOIKA
Kertomus nuorille yst"avilleni
Suomennos Saksan kielest"a ["Oheim und Neffe"].
K. E. Holm, Helsinki, 1874.
Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran kirjapainossa.
I. Herra Vanderstraten
VI. Mets"astys seikka
VII. Maron neekerit
IX. Uskolliset kristityt
Viimekuluneen vuosisadan loppupuolella seisoi ihanalla paikalla likell"a
Edgar Albert Guest (20 August 1881 in Birmingham, England – 5 August 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) (aka Eddie Guest) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet.
From his first published work in the Detroit Free Press until his death in 1959, Guest penned some 11,000 poems which were syndicated in some 300 newspapers and collected in more than 20 books, including A Heap o' Livin' (1916) and Just Folks (1917). Guest was made Poet Laureate of Michigan, the only poet to have been awarded the title.
LibriVox readers bring you 13 readings of Another Year, by Frances Ridley Havergal. This was the weekly poem for December 28, 2014, to January 3, 2015.
Henry Altemus Company
Copyrighted 1895, by Henry Altemus.
This is one of the few Greek tragedies that deals with historical events rather than mythological ones. The elders of the Persian court await new of the outcome of the Battle of Salamis, and mourn when they find that their king, Xerxes, has lost to the Greeks.
FOUR PLAYS OF AESCHYLUS
THE SUPPLIANT MAIDENS THE PERSIANS THE SEVEN AGAINST THEBES THE PROMETHEUS BOUND
TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH VERSE BY E.D.A. MORSHEAD, MA.
The surviving dramas of Aeschylus are seven in number, though he is believed to have written nearly a hundred during his life of ...