The Complete Writings Of Charles Dudley Warner — Volume 4

BEING A BOYOne of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, though it needs some practice to be a good one. The disadvantage of the position is that...

Poems By Emily Dickinson, Series One

PREFACE.THE verses of Emily Dickinson belong emphatically to what Emerson long since called "the Poetry of the Portfolio,"—something produced absolutely without...

Under The Greenwood Tree, Or, The Mellstock Quire; A Rural Painting Of The Dutch School

PREFACEThis story of the Mellstock Quire and its old established west-gallery musicians, with some supplementary descriptions of similar officials in Two on a Tower, A Few Crusted...

The Complete Writings Of Charles Dudley Warner — Volume 3

HOW I KILLED A BEARSo many conflicting accounts have appeared about my casual encounter with an Adirondack bear last summer that in justice to the public, to myself, and to the...

The Professor At The Breakfast-table

PREFACE TO REVISED EDITION.The reader of to-day will not forget, I trust, that it is nearly a quarter of a century since these papers were written. Statements which were true then...

The Complete Writings Of Charles Dudley Warner — Volume 1

INTRODUCTORY LETTERMY DEAR MR. FIELDS,—I did promise to write an Introduction to these charming papers but an Introduction,—what is it?—a sort of pilaster, put...

The Poet At The Breakfast-table

PREFACE.In this, the third series of Breakfast-Table conversations, a slight dramatic background shows off a few talkers and writers, aided by certain silent supernumeraries. The...

Meditations

INTRODUCTIONMARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS was born on April 26, A.D. 121. His real name was M. Annius Verus, and he was sprung of a noble family which claimed descent from Numa,...

Poems By Emily Dickinson, Series Two

PREFACEThe eagerness with which the first volume of Emily Dickinson's poems has been read shows very clearly that all our alleged modern artificiality does not prevent a...

The Complete Writings Of Charles Dudley Warner — Volume 2

PARIS IN MAY—FRENCH GIRLS—THE EMPEROR AT LONGCHAMPSIt was the first of May when we came up from Italy. The spring grew on us as we advanced north; vegetation seemed...

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