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1henry6.htm 1 KING HENRY VI DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING HENRY THE SIXTH (KING HENRY VI:) DUKE OF GLOUCESTER uncle to the King, and Protector. (GLOUCESTER:) DUKE OF BEDFORD uncle to the King, and Regent of France. (BEDFOR
2henry6.htm 2 KING HENRY VI DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING HENRY the Sixth (KING HENRY VI:) HUMPHREY Duke of Gloucester, his uncle. (GLOUCESTER:) CARDINAL BEAUFORT Bishop of Winchester, great-uncle to the King. (CARDINAL:) R
3-gables.htm The Adventure of the Three Gables I don't think that any of my adventures with Mr. Sherlock Holmes opened quite so abruptly, or so dramatically, as that which I associate with The Three Gables. I had not
3-garrid.htm The Adventure of the Three Garridebs It may have been a comedy, or it may have been a tragedy. It cost one man his reason, it cost me a blood-letting, and it cost yet another man the penalties of the law
3-studen.htm The Adventure of the Three Students It was in the year '95 that a combination of events, into which I need not enter, caused Mr. Sherlock Holmes and myself to spend some weeks in one of our great univers
a0introb.htm Internal Workings of the Soviet System Having come to power in October 1917 by means of a coup d'état, Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks spent the next few years struggling to maintain their rule against
a1stalin.htm Stalin in Control During the second half of the 1920s, Joseph Stalin set the stage for gaining absolute power by employing police repression against opposition elements within the Communist Party. The ma
a2rykovd.htm To the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR On March 13 [of this year] the Military Tribunal of the Supreme Court condemned me to death by shooting. I ask for clemency. My guilt before the party a
aa1feign.htm A.3.4 Letter of April 9, 1932, from Feigin to Ordzhonikidze (a close friend of Stalin's), about conditions on the kolkhozes (collective farms), and Dr. Kiselev's memorandum of March 25, 1932, about those
aa2feign.htm Dear Sergo [Ordzhonikidze], I'm writing you from Novosibirsk. I have driven around several collective farms [kolkhozes] and consider it necessary to inform you about a few items. I was in various kolkh
ab1unity.htm A.23.5 Resolution by the Society "Unity, for Leninism and Communist Ideals," October 28, 1990, expressing lack of confidence in the policies of Gorbachev as General Secretary of the Central Committee. A co
ab2unity.htm To the TSK KPSS R E S O L U T I O N of the 3rd All-Union Conference of the Society "Unity, for Leninism and Communistic Ideals" October 28, 1990, Leningrad ON T
abbey.htm The Adventure of the Abbey Grange It was on a bitterly cold night and frosty morning, towards the end of the winter of '97, that I was awakened by a tugging at my shoulder. It was Holmes. The candle in h
aboutlc.htm THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS The Library of Congress, founded in 1800 and housed in a three-building complex across from the nation's capitol in Washington, D.C., is a storehouse for knowledge and an active c
ac1sakhb.htm A.28.3 Sakharov's telegram to the Minister of Health, March 5, 1971, concerning the treatment of political prisoners Fainberg and Borisov, who were being held in a Leningrad psychiatric hospital, and repo
ac2sakhd.htm MINISTRY OF HEALTH Secret OF THE USSR Copy no. 1 March 16, 1971 No.704c Moscow CENTR
ad1kulak.htm B.11 Order from Lenin to communists in Penza, August 11, 1918, demanding that they publicly hang at least 100 kulaks and confiscate their grain, to set an example.
ad2kulak.htm 11-8-18 Send to Penza To Comrades Kuraev, Bosh, Minkin and other Penza communists Comrades! The revolt by the five kulak volost's must be suppress
ae1bkhun.htm D.2.2 Letter of March 19, 1922, from Lenin via Molotov to members of the Politburo, outlining a brutal plan of action against the "Black Hundreds" clergy and their followers, who were defying the governme
ae2bkhun.htm Copy To Comrade Molotov Top Secret For members of the Politburo Please make no copies for any reason. Each member of the Politburo (incl. Comrade K
aesopa10.htm **This is the SECOND Project Gutenberg Etext of Aesop's Fables** This 10th edition should be labeled aesopa10.htm or ***This edition is being officially released on March 8, 1992*** We call
af1bdlit.htm D.3 Statistical report of March 21, 1988, from V. Chebrikov, chairman of the KGB, detailing 1987 investigations of the distribution of anonymous publications hostile to the Soviet government and the Commu
af2bdlit.htm Top Secret Special Folder Committee of State Security of the USSR March 21, 1988 No. 458-Ch Moscow TO THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE of the CPSU Results of the work of t
alibaba.htm ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES Once upon a time . . . in a distant Persian city lived two brothers called Ali Baba and Kasim. Ali Baba was terribly poor, and he lived with his wife in a mud hut. He pic
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allswell.htm ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING OF FRANCE (KING:) DUKE OF FLORENCE (DUKE:) BERTRAM Count of Rousillon. LAFEU an old lord. PAROLLES a follower of Bertram. Steward | | servants to the Count
asyoulik.htm AS YOU LIKE IT DRAMATIS PERSONAE DUKE SENIOR living in banishment. DUKE FREDERICK his brother, an usurper of his dominions. AMIENS | | lords attending on the banished duke. JAQUES | LE BEAU a courtier at
asyoulk.htm Charles, and attendants Lords, and attendants virtuous<n>80 dressed as foresters alone,<n>49 as Aliena, a shepherdess; and Touchstone the clown me your hand,<n>203 doors,<n>15 Jaques hard,<n>4 Corin, and stand a
b1kirovb.htm Kirov Murder and Purges The murder of Sergei Kirov on December 1, 1934, set off a chain of events that culminated in the Great Terror of the 1930s. Kirov was a full member of the ruling Politburo, leade
b2bukhar.htm GRIGOR'EVA-KHATUNTSEV, Nikitina [stenographer] ... BUKHARIN. Let me relate to you how I explained this matter. Comrade Mikoian says the following: On the most basic question, he, Bukharin, has difference
b3centcm.htm Transport Department of the Central Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (of Bolsheviks) to Comrade Evgen'ev On the Analytical Study of the Confidential Letter of the Central Committee of the All-U
beryl.htm The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet "Holmes," said I as I stood one morning in our bow-window looking down the street, "here is a madman coming along. It seems rather sad that his relatives should allow h
black.htm The Aduenture of Black Peter I have never known my friend to be in better form, both mental and physical, than in the year '95. His increasing fame had brought with it an immense practice, and I should b
blue.htm The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle I had called upon my friend Sherlock Holrnes upon the second morning after Christmas, with the intention of wishing him the compliments of the season. He was lounging
boscombe.htm The Boscombe Valley Mystery We were seated at breakfast one morning, my wife and I, when the maid brought in a telegram. It was from Sherlock Holmes and ran in this way: Have you a couple of days to spare
bruce.htm The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans In the third week of November, in the year 1895, a dense yellow fog settled down upon London. From the Monday to the Thurs- day I doubt whether it was ever pos
c1police.htm Secret Police From the beginning of their regime, the Bolsheviks relied on a strong secret, or political, police to buttress their rule. The first secret police, called the Cheka, was established in Dece
c2unprss.htm TO THE POLITBURO 1. To Comrade Stalin. 2. Copies to all members of the Politburo. For some time now, particularly during the period of the Genoa Conference, the Moscow representative of the American Tele
cardboar.htm The Adventure of the Cardboard Box In choosing a few typical cases which illustrate the remarkable mental qualities of my friend, Sherlock Holmes, I have endeav- oured, as far as possible, to select thos
case.htm A Case of Identity "My dear fellow." said Sherlock Holmes as we sat on either side of the fire in his lodgings at Baker Street, "life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could inve
charles.htm The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton It is years since the incidents of which I speak took place, and yet it is with diffidence that I allude to them. For a long time, even with the utmost discret
civil.htm Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau I heartily accept the motto, "That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried
comedyer.htm THE COMEDY OF ERRORS DRAMATIS PERSONAE SOLINUS Duke of Ephesus. (DUKE SOLINUS:) AEGEON a merchant of Syracuse. ANTIPHOLUS | OF EPHESUS | | twin brothers, and sons to AEgeon and AEmilia. ANTIPHOLUS | OF SY
conferen.htm Transcript of an online discussion carried by America Online and led from the National Demonstration Laboratory at the Library of Congress by James Billington, Librarian of Congress, and Rudolf Pikhoia,
copper.htm The Adventure of the Copper Beeches "To the man who loves art for its own sake," remarked Sher- lock Holmes, tossing aside the advertisement sheet of the Daily Telegraph, "it is frequently in its least i
creeping.htm The Adventure of the Creeping Man Mr. Sherlock Holmes was always of opinion that I should publish the singular facts connected with Professor Presbury, if only to dispel once for all the ugly rumours whi
crooked.htm The Crooked Man One summer night, a few months after my marriage, I was seated by my own hearth smoking a last pipe and nodding over a novel, for my day's work had been an exhausting one. My wife had alre
crowd13.htm ***This Project Gutenberg Etext is Far From the Madding Crowd*** *This 13th edition should be labeled crowd13.htm or* ***This edition is being officially released on April 8, 1992*** About th
cspp.htm Expanding the Vision of High Performance Computing and Communications: Linking America for the Future A Report by the Computer Systems Policy Project December 3, 1991 The Computer Systems Policy Project The
cymbelin.htm CYMBELINE DRAMATIS PERSONAE CYMBELINE king of Britain. CLOTEN son to the Queen by a former husband. POSTHUMUS LEONATUS a gentleman, husband to Imogen. BELARIUS a banished lord, disguised under the name o
d1gulagb.htm The GULAG The Soviet system of forced labor camps was first established in 1919 under the Cheka, but it was not until the early 1930s that the camp population reached significant numbers. By 1934 the GU
d2presid.htm To the Presidium of the Central Executive Committee of the All-Union Communist Party (Bolshevik) We appeal to you, asking you to pay a minimum of attention to our request. We are prisoners who are ret
dancing.htm The Adventure of the Dancing Men Holmes had been seated for some hours in silence with his long, thin back curved over a chemical vessel in which he was brewing a particularly malodorous product. His hea
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devil.htm The Adventure of the Devil's Foot In recordinc from time to time some of the curious experiences and interesting recollections which I associate with my long and intimate friendship with Mr. Sherlock H
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duglas11.htm This is the January 1992 Project Gutenberg release of: ***This is the Project Gutenberg Etext of Fredercik Douglass*** ****This file should be named duglas11.htm or***** Corrected EDITIONS o
dying.htm The Adventure of the Dying Detective Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes, was a long- suffering woman. Not only was her first-floor flat invaded at all hours by throngs of singular and often und
e1collec.htm Collectivization and Industrialization In November 1927, Joseph Stalin launched his "revolution from above" by setting two extraordinary goals for Soviet domestic policy: rapid industrialization and col
e2livest.htm Addendum to point 20, Politburo minutes no. 94 of April 20, 1931 ON FORCED COLLECTIVIZATION OF LIVESTOCK [Handwritten line:] Resolution of the Central Committee [TsK] of the All-Union Communist Party (Bol
empty.htm The Adventure of the Empty House It was in the spring of the year 1894 that all London was interested, and the fashionable world dismayed. by the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair under most unusual
engineer.htm The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb Of all the problems which have been submitted to my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, for solution during the years of our intimacy, there were only two which I was the m
f1relcam.htm Anti-religious Campaigns The Soviet Union was the first state to have as an ideological objective the elimination of religion. Toward that end, the Communist regime confiscated church property, ridicul
f2gorkyd.htm Letter from Gorky to Stalin Dear Iosif Vissarionovich: .... The emigre and bourgeois press bases its perception of Soviet reality almost entirely on the negative information which is published by our own p
final.htm The Final Problem It is with a heavy heart that I take up my pen to write these the last words in which I shall ever record the singular gifts by which my friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes was distinguished. In
five.htm The Five Orange Pips When I glance over my notes and records of the Sherlock Holmes cases between the years '82 and '90, I am faced by so many which present strange and interesting features that it is no
fp21.htm FEDERALIST No. 21 Other Defects of the Present Confederation For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: HAVING in the three last numbers taken a summary review of the prin
fp22.htm FEDERALIST No. 22 The Same Subject Continued (Other Defects of the Present Confederation) From the New York Packet. Friday, December 14, 1787. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IN ADDITION to
fp23.htm FEDERALIST No. 23 The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union From the New York Packet. Tuesday, December 18, 1787. HAMILTON To the People of the State of
fp24.htm FEDERALIST No. 24 The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: To THE powers proposed to be conferred upon the
fp25.htm FEDERALIST No. 25 The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered) From the New York Packet. Friday, December 21, 1787. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New Y
fp26.htm FEDERALIST No. 26 The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IT WAS a thing ha
fp27.htm FEDERALIST No. 27 The Same Subject Continued (The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, December 25, 1787. HAMILTON To t
fp28.htm FEDERALIST No. 28 The Same Subject Continued (The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered) For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State o
fp29.htm FEDERALIST No. 29 Concerning the Militia From the Daily Advertiser. Thursday, January 10, 1788 HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE power of regulating the militia, and of commanding its serv
fp30.htm FEDERALIST No. 30 Concerning the General Power of Taxation From the New York Packet. Friday, December 28, 1787. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IT HAS been already observed that the federal
fp31.htm FEDERALIST No. 31 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, January 1, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IN DISQUISITIONS o
fp32.htm FEDERALIST No. 32 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) From the Daily Advertiser. Thursday, January 3, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: ALTHOUGH I am of
fp33.htm FEDERALIST No. 33 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) From the Daily Advertiser. January 3, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE residue of the argumen
fp34.htm FEDERALIST No. 34 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) From the New York Packet. Friday, January 4, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: I FLATTER myself it
fp35.htm FEDERALIST No. 35 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: BEFORE we proceed to examine any other o
fp36.htm FEDERALIST No. 36 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation) From the New York Packet. Tuesday January 8, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: WE HAVE seen that t
fp37.htm FEDERALIST No. 37 Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government From the Daily Advertiser. Friday, January 11, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: IN
fp38.htm FEDERALIST No. 38 The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed From the New York Packet. Tuesday, January 15, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New Yor
fp39.htm FEDERALIST No. 39 The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles For the Independent Journal. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE last paper having concluded the observations which wer
fp40.htm FEDERALIST No. 40 The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained From the New York Packet. Friday, January 18, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE SECOND
fp41.htm FEDERALIST No. 41 General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution For the Independent Journal. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE Constitution proposed by the convention may be co
fp42.htm FEDERALIST No. 42 The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered From the New York Packet. Tuesday, January 22, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE SECOND class of powers
fp43.htm FEDERALIST No. 43 The Same Subject Continued(The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered) For the Independent Journal. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE FOURTH class compri
fp44.htm FEDERALIST No. 44 Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States From the New York Packet. Friday, January 25, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: A FIFTH class of provisions in favo
fp45.htm FEDERALIST No. 45 The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered For the Independent Fournal. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: HAVING shown that no one of
fp46.htm FEDERALIST No. 46 The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared From the New York Packet. Tuesday, January 29, 1788. MADISON To the People of the State of New York: RESUMING the subject of th
fp47.htm FEDERALIST No. 47 The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts From the New York Packet. Friday, February 1, 1788. MADISON To the People of the Sta
fp48.htm FEDERALIST No. 48 These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other From the New York Packet. Friday, February 1, 1788. MADISON To the People of the Stat
fp49.htm FEDERALIST No. 49 Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 5, 1788. HAMIL
fp50.htm FEDERALIST No. 50 Periodical Appeals to the People Considered From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 5, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: IT MAY be contended, perhaps,
fp51.htm FEDERALIST No. 51 The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments From the New York Packet. Friday, February 8, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To th
fp52.htm FEDERALIST No. 52 The House of Representatives From the New York Packet. Friday, February 8, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: FROM the more general inquiries pursued in the
fp53.htm FEDERALIST No. 53 The Same Subject Continued(The House of Representatives) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 12, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: I SHALL here, pe
fp54.htm FEDERALIST No. 54 The Apportionment of Members Among the States From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 12, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE next view which I shall
fp55.htm FEDERALIST No. 55 The Total Number of the House of Representatives From the New York Packet. Friday, February 15, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE number of which the H
fp56.htm FEDERALIST No. 56 The Same Subject Continued(The Total Number of the House of Representatives) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 19, 1788. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New Yo
fp57.htm FEDERALIST No. 57 The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 19, 1788. HAMI
fp58.htm FEDERALIST No. 58 Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE remaining charge against th
fp59.htm FEDERALIST No. 59 Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members From the New York Packet. Friday, February 22, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE natural order
fp60.htm FEDERALIST No. 60 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 26, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State o
fp61.htm FEDERALIST No. 61 The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members) From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 26, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State o
fp62.htm FEDERALIST No. 62 The Senate For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: HAVING examined the constitution of the House of Representatives, and answered such of t
fp63.htm FEDERALIST. No. 63 The Senate Continued For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON OR MADISON To the People of the State of New York: A FIFTH desideratum, illustrating the utility of a senate, is the want of a d
fp64.htm FEDERALIST No. 64 The Powers of the Senate From the New York Packet. Friday, March 7, 1788. JAY To the People of the State of New York: IT IS a just and not a new observation, that enemies to particular pers
fp65.htm FEDERALIST No. 65 The Powers of the Senate Continued From the New York Packet. Friday, March 7, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE remaining powers which the plan of the convention a
fp66.htm FEDERALIST No. 66 Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered From the New York Packet. Tuesday, March 11, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New Yo
fp67.htm FEDERALIST No. 67 The Executive Department From the New York Packet. Tuesday, March 11, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE constitution of the executive department of the proposed gov
fp68.htm FEDERALIST No. 68 The Mode of Electing the President From the New York Packet. Friday, March 14, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE mode of appointment of the Chief Magistrate of the
fp69.htm FEDERALIST No. 69 The Real Character of the Executive From the New York Packet. Friday, March 14, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: I PROCEED now to trace the real characters of the pro
fp70.htm *There are two slightly different versions of No. 70 included here. FEDERALIST No. 70 The Executive Department Further Considered From the New York Packet. Tuesday, March 18, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of
fp71.htm FEDERALIST No. 71 The Duration in Office of the Executive From the New York Packet. Tuesday, March 18, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: DURATION in office has been mentioned as the sec
fp72.htm FEDERALIST No. 72 The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered From the New York Packet. Friday, March 21, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE administrat
fp73.htm FEDERALIST No. 73 The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power From the New York Packet. Friday, March 21, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE third ingredient t
fp74.htm FEDERALIST No. 74 The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive From the New York Packet. Tuesday, March 25, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: TH
fp75.htm FEDERALIST No. 75 The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive For the Independent Journal. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE President is to have power, ``by and with the advice and consent
fp76.htm FEDERALIST No. 76 The Appointing Power of the Executive From the New York Packet. Tuesday, April 1, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE President is ``to NOMINATE, and, by and with th
fp77.htm FEDERALIST No. 77 The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered From the New York Packet. Friday, April 4, 1788. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IT HAS been men
fp78.htm FEDERALIST No. 78 The Judiciary Department From McLEAN'S Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: WE PROCEED now to an examination of the judiciary department of the proposed gove
fp79.htm FEDERALIST No. 79 The Judiciary Continued From MCLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: NEXT to permanency in office, nothing can contribute more to the independence of t
fp80.htm FEDERALIST No. 80 The Powers of the Judiciary From McLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: To JUDGE with accuracy of the proper extent of the federal judicature, it will
fp81.htm FEDERALIST. No. 81 The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority From McLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: LET US now return to the partitio
fp82.htm FEDERALIST No. 82 The Judiciary Continued From McLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE erection of a new government, whatever care or wisdom may distinguish the work
fp83.htm FEDERALIST No. 83 The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury From MCLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: THE objection to the plan of the convention, which h
fp84.htm FEDERALIST No. 84 Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered From McLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: IN THE course of
fp85.htm FEDERALIST No. 85 Concluding Remarks From MCLEAN's Edition, New York. HAMILTON To the People of the State of New York: ACCORDING to the formal division of the subject of these papers, announced in my first
g-kahlas.htm T H E U N C E N S O R E D G O R D O N K A H L S T O R Y In 1968, Tax Protester Gordon Kahl stopped filing IRS 1040 Income Tax Returns. For 9 years thereafter, the IRS ignored him, but in 1977 af
g1attack.htm Early Attacks In the years immediately following their accession to power in 1917, the Bolsheviks took measures to prevent challenges to their new regime, beginning with eliminating political opposition.
g2aleksd.htm Secret Sept. 15, 1919 Dear Aleksei Maksimovich [Gorky]! I saw Tankov, and even before his visit and your letter, we had decided in the Central Committee [TSeka] to appoint Kamenev and Bukharin to review
genveron.htm The Complete Shakespeare: COMEDIES THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA DRAMATIS PERSONAE DUKE OF MILAN Father to Silvia. (DUKE:) VALENTINE | | the two Gentlemen. PROTEUS | ANTONIO Father to Proteus. THURIO a fool
gloria.htm The "Gloria Scott" "I have some papers here," said my friend Sherlock Holmes as we sat one winter's night on either side of the fire, "which I really think, Watson, that it would be worth your while to g
golden.htm The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez When I look at the three massive manuscript volumes which contain our work for the year 1894, I confess that it is very difficult for me, out of such a wealth of mat
greek.htm The Greek Interpreter During my long and intimate acquaintance with Mr. Sherlock Holmes I had never heard him refer to his re}ations, and hardly ever to his own early life. This reticence upon his part h
h1renatt.htm Renewed Attacks The pattern of suppressing intellectual activity, with intermittent periods of relaxation, helped the party leadership reinforce its authority. After 1923, when threats to the revolutio
h2noveld.htm Regarding Marietta Shaginian's novel, Ticket to history, part one, the Ul'ianov family ...the Central Committee has determined that as a biographical-documentary novel about the life of the Ul'ianov famil
hamlet.htm HAMLET DRAMATIS PERSONAE CLAUDIUS king of Denmark. (KING CLAUDIUS:) HAMLET son to the late, and nephew to the present king. POLONIUS lord chamberlain. (LORD POLONIUS:) HORATIO friend to Hamlet. LAERTES so
hansel.htm HANSEL AND GRETEL Once upon a time . . . a very poor woodcutter lived in a tiny cottage in the forest with his two children, Hansel and Gretel. His second wife often ill-treated the children and was fo
heart.htm The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was t
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moby-1.htm .. < chapter I 2 LOOMINGS > Call me Ishmael. Some years ago--never mind how long precisely --having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sai
moby-2.htm .. < chapter ii 24 THE CARPET-BAG > I stuffed a shirt or two into my old carpet-bag, tucked it under my arm, and started for Cape Horn and the Pacific. Quitting the good city of old Manhatto, I duly ar
moby-3.htm .. < chapter iii 14 THE SPOUTER-INN > Entering that gable-ended Spouter-Inn, you found yourself in a wide, low, straggling entry with old-fashioned wainscots, reminding one of the bulwarks of some conde
moby-4.htm .. < chapter iv 2 THE COUNTERPANE > Upon waking next morning about daylight, I found Queequeg's arm thrown over me in the most loving and affectionate manner. You had almost thought I had been his wife
moby-5.htm .. < chapter v 5 BREAKFAST > I quickly followed suit, and descending into the bar-room accosted the grinning landlord very pleasantly. I cherished no malice towards him, though he had been skylarking w
moby-6.htm .. < chapter vi 11 THE STREET > If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishmen
moby-7.htm .. < chapter vii 26 THE CHAPEL > In this same New Bedford there stands a Whaleman's Chapel, and few are the moody fishermen, shortly bound for the Indian Ocean or Pacific, who fail to make a Sunday visi
moby-8.htm .. < chapter viii 2 THE PULPIT > I had not been seated very long ere a man of a certain venerable robustness entered; immediately as the storm-pelted door flew back upon admitting him, a quick regardful
moby-9.htm .. < chapter ix 23 THE SERMON > Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of unassuming authority ordered the scattered people to condense. Starboard gangway, there! side away to larboard--larboard gang
moby-10.htm .. < chapter X 24 A BOSOM FRIEND > Returning to the Spouter-Inn from the Chapel, I found Queequeg there quite alone; he having left the Chapel before the benediction some time. He was sitting on a benc
moby-11.htm .. < chapter xi 24 NIGHTGOWN > We had lain thus in bed, chatting and napping at short intervals, and Queequeg now and then affectionately throwing his brown tattooed legs over mine, and then drawing the
moby-12.htm .. < chapter xii 21 BIOGRAPHICAL > Queequeg was a native of Kokovoko, an island far away to the West and South. It is not down in any map; true places never are. When a new-hatched savage running wild
moby-13.htm .. < chapter xiii 2 WHEELBARROW > wheelbarrow next morning, Monday, after disposing of the embalmed head to a barber, for a block, I settled my own and comrade's bill; using, however, my comrade's money
moby-14.htm .. < chapter xiv 23 NANTUCKET > Nothing more happened on the passage worthy the mentioning; so, after a fine run, we safely arrived in Nantucket. Nantucket! Take out your map and look at it. See what
moby-15.htm .. < chapter xv 27 CHOWDER > It was quite late in the evening when the little Moss came snugly to anchor, and Queequeg and I went ashore; so we could attend to no business that day, at least none but a
moby-16.htm .. < chapter xvi 2 THE SHIP > In bed we concocted our plans for the morrow. But to my surprise and no small concern, Queequeg now gave me to understand, that he had been diligently consulting Yojo --the
moby-17.htm .. < chapter xvii 2 THE RAMADAN > As Queequeg's Ramadan, or Fasting and Humiliation, was to continue all day, I did not choose to disturb him till towards night-fall; for I cherish the greatest respect
moby-18.htm .. < chapter xviii 2 HIS MARK > As we were walking down the end of the wharf towards the ship, Queequeg carrying his harpoon, Captain Peleg in his gruff voice loudly hailed us from his wigwam, saying he
moby-19.htm .. < chapter xix 2 THE PROPHET > Shipmates, have ye shipped in that ship? Queequeg and I had just left the Pequod, and were sauntering away from the water, for the moment each occupied with his own thou
moby-20.htm .. < chapter xx 15 ALL ASTIR > A day or two passed, and there was great activity aboard the pequod. not only were the old sails being mended, but new sails were coming on board, and bolts of canvas, an
moby-21.htm .. < chapter xxi 2 GOING ABOARD > It was nearly six o'clock, but only grey imperfect misty dawn, when we drew nigh the wharf. There are some sailors running ahead there, if I see right, said I to Queeq
moby-22.htm .. < chapter xxii 12 MERRY CHRISTMAS > At length, towards noon, upon the final dismissal of the ship's riggers, and after the Pequod had been hauled out from the wharf, and after the ever-thoughtful Cha
moby-23.htm .. < chapter xxiii 28 THE LEE SHORE > Some chapters back, one Bulkington was spoken of, a tall, new-landed mariner, encountered in New Bedford at the inn. When on that shivering winter's night, the Pequ
moby-24.htm .. < chapter xxiv 2 THE ADVOCATE > As Queequeg and I are now fairly embarked in this business of whaling; and as this business of whaling has somehow come to be regarded among landsmen as a rather unpoe
moby-25.htm .. < chapter xxv 27 POSTSCRIPT > In behalf of the dignity of whaling, I would fain advance naught but substantiated facts. But after embattling his facts, an advocate who should wholly suppress a not u
moby-26.htm .. < chapter xxvi 26 KNIGHTS AND SQUIRES > The chief mate of the Pequod was Starbuck, a native of Nantucket, and a Quaker by descent. He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seemed
moby-27.htm .. < chapter xxvii 2 KNIGHTS AND SQUIRES > Stubb was the second mate. He was a native of Cape Cod; and hence, according to local usage, was called a Cape-Cod-man. A happy-go-lucky; neither craven nor
moby-28.htm .. < chapter xxviii 11 AHAB > For several days after leaving Nantucket, nothing above hatches was seen of Captain Ahab. The mates regularly relieved each other at the watches, and for aught that could
moby-29.htm .. < chapter xxix 2 ENTER AHAB; TO HIM, STUBB > Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern, the Pequod now went rolling through the bright Quito spring, which, at sea, almost perpetually reigns
moby-30.htm .. < chapter xxx 4 THE PIPE > When Stubb had departed, Ahab stood for a while leaning over the bulwarks; and then, as had been usual with him of late, calling a sailor of the watch, he sent him below fo
moby-31.htm .. < chapter xxxi 2 QUEEN MAB > Next morning Stubb accosted Flask. Such a queer dream, King-Post, I never had. You know the old man's ivory leg, well I dreamed he kicked me with it; and when I tried t
moby-32.htm .. < chapter xxxii 6 CETOLOGY > Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harborless immensities. Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod's weedy hull rolls
moby-33.htm .. < chapter xxxiii 24 THE SPECKSYNDER > Concerning the officers of the whale-craft, this seems as good a place as any to set down a little domestic peculiarity on ship-board, arising from the existence
moby-34.htm .. < chapter xxxiv 15 THE CABIN-TABLE > It is noon; and Dough-Boy, the steward, thrusting his pale loaf-of-bread face from the cabin-scuttle, announces dinner to his lord and master; who, sitting in the
moby-35.htm .. < chapter xxxv 2 THE MAST-HEAD > It was during the more pleasant weather, that in due rotation with the other seamen my first mast-head came round. In most American whalemen the mast-heads are manne
moby-36.htm .. < chapter xxxvi 21 THE QUARTER-DECK > ( enter Ahab: Then, all.) It was not a great while after the affair of the pipe, that one morning shortly after breakfast, Ahab, as was his wont, ascended the ca
moby-37.htm .. < chapter xxxvii 7 SUNSET > The cabin; by the stern windows; Ahab sitting alone, and gazing out. I leave a white and turbid wake; pale waters, paler cheeks, where'er I sail. The envious billows sid
moby-38.htm .. < chapter xxxviii 26 DUSK > By the Mainmast; Starbuck leaning against it. My soul is more than matched; she's overmanned; and by a madman! Insufferable sting, that sanity should ground arms on such
moby-39.htm .. < chapter xxxix 2 FIRST NIGHT-WATCH FORE-TOP > ( Stubb solus, and mending a brace.) Ha! ha! ha! ha! hem! clear my throat! --I've been thinking over it ever since, and that ha, ha's the final con
moby-40.htm .. < chapter xl 2 MIDNIGHT, FORECASTLE HARPOONERS AND SAILORS > ( Foresail rises and discovers the watch standing, lounging, leaning, and lying in various attitudes, all singing in chorus.) Farewell and
moby-41.htm .. < chapter xli 9 MOBY DICK > I, Ishmael, was one of that crew; my shouts had gone up with the rest; my oath had been welded with theirs; and stronger I shouted, and more did I hammer and clinch my oat
moby-42.htm .. < chapter xlii 6 THE WHITENESS OF THE WHALE > What the white whale was to Ahab, has been hinted; what, at times, he was to me, as yet remains unsaid. Aside from those more obvious considerations touc
moby-43.htm .. < chapter xliii 10 HARK > ! Hist! Did you hear that noise, Cabaco? It was the middle-watch; a fair moonlight; the seamen were standing in a cordon, extending from one of the fresh-water butts in th
moby-44.htm .. < chapter xliv 12 THE CHART > Had you followed Captain Ahab down into his cabin after the squall that took place on the night succeeding that wild ratification of his purpose with his crew, you would
moby-45.htm .. < chapter xlv 24 THE AFFIDAVIT > So far as what there may be of a narrative in this book; and, indeed, as indirectly touching one or two very interesting and curious particulars in the habits of sper
moby-46.htm .. < chapter xlvi 22 SURMISES > Though, consumed with the hot fire of his purpose, Ahab in all his thoughts and actions ever had in view the ultimate capture of Moby Dick; though he seemed ready to sacr
moby-47.htm .. < chapter xlvii 14 THE MAT-MAKER > It was a cloudy, sultry afternoon; the seamen were lazily lounging about the decks, or vacantly gazing over into the lead-colored waters. Queequeg and I were mildl
moby-48.htm .. < chapter xlviii 2 THE FIRST LOWERING > The phantoms, for so they then seemed, were flitting on the other side of the deck, and, with a noiseless celerity, were casting loose the tackles and bands of
moby-49.htm .. < chapter xlix 15 THE HYENA > There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit ther
moby-50.htm .. < chapter L 27 AHAB'S BOAT AND CREW. FEDALLAH > Who would have thought it, Flask! cried Stubb; if I had but one leg you would not catch me in a boat, unless maybe to stop the plug-hole with my timb
moby-51.htm .. < chapter li 16 THE SPIRIT-SPOUT > Days, weeks passed, and under easy sail, the ivory Pequod had slowly swept across four several cruising-grounds; that off the Azores; off the Cape de Verdes; on the
moby-52.htm .. < chapter lii 13 THE ALBATROSS > South-eastward from the Cape, off the distant Crozetts, a good cruising ground for Right Whalemen, a sail loomed ahead, the Goney (Albatross) by name. As she slowly
moby-53.htm .. < chapter liii 17 THE GAM > The ostensible reason why Ahab did not go on board of the whaler we had spoken was this: the wind and sea betokened storms. But even had this not been the case, he would
moby-54.htm .. < chapter liv 26 THE TOWN-HO'S STORY > ( As told at the Golden Inn.) The Cape of Good Hope, and all the watery region round about there, is much like some noted four corners of a great highway, where
moby-55.htm .. < chapter lv 7 OF THE MONSTROUS PICTURES OF WHALES > I shall ere long paint to you as well as one can without canvas, something like the true form of the whale as he actually appears to the eye of th
moby-56.htm .. < chapter lvi 6 OF THE LESS ERRONEOUS PICTURES OF WHALES, AND THE TRUE > PICTURES OF WHALING SCENES In connexion with the monstrous pictures of whales, I am strongly tempted here to enter upon those
moby-57.htm .. < chapter lvii 23 OF WHALES IN PAINT; IN TEETH; IN WOOD; IN > SHEET-IRON; IN STONE; IN MOUNTAINS; IN STARS On Tower-hill, as you go down to the London docks, you may have seen a crippled beggar (or
moby-58.htm .. < chapter lviii 11 BRIT > Steering north-eastward from the Crozetts, we fell in with vast meadows of brit, the minute, yellow substance, upon which the Right Whale largely feeds. For leagues and lea
moby-59.htm .. < chapter lix 4 SQUID > Slowly wading through the meadows of brit, the Pequod still held on her way north-eastward towards the island of Java; a gentle air impelling her keel, so that in the surround
moby-60.htm .. < chapter lx 26 THE LINE > With reference to the whaling scene shortly to be described, as well as for the better understanding of all similar scenes elsewhere presented, I have here to speak of the
moby-61.htm .. < chapter lxi 17 STUBB KILLS A WHALE > If to Starbuck the apparition of the Squid was a thing of portents, to Queequeg it was quite a different object. When you see him 'quid, said the savage, honin
moby-62.htm .. < chapter lxii 19 THE DART > A word concerning an incident in the last chapter. According to the invariable usage of the fishery, the whale-boat pushes off from the ship, with the headsman or whale-
moby-63.htm .. < chapter lxiii 2 THE CROTCH > Out of the trunk, the branches grow; out of them, the twigs. So, in productive subjects, grow the chapters. The crotch alluded to on a previous page deserves independ
moby-64.htm .. < chapter lxiv 16 STUBB'S SUPPER > Stubb's whale had been killed some distance from the ship. It was a calm; so, forming a tandem of three boats, we commenced the slow business of towing the trophy
moby-65.htm .. < chapter lxv 12 THE WHALE AS A DISH > That mortal man should feed upon the creature that feeds his lamp, and, like Stubb, eat him by his own light, as you may say; this seems so outlandish a thing t
moby-66.htm .. < chapter lxvi 2 THE SHARK MASSACRE > When in the Southern Fishery, a captured Sperm Whale, after long and weary toil, is brought alongside late at night, it is not, as a general thing at least, cust
moby-67.htm .. < chapter lxvii 23 CUTTING IN > It was a Saturday night, and such a Sabbath as followed! Ex officio professors of Sabbath breaking are all whalemen. The ivory Pequod was turned into what seemed a s
moby-68.htm .. < chapter lxviii 29 THE BLANKET > I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned
moby-69.htm .. < chapter lxix 2 THE FUNERAL > Haul in the chains! Let the carcase go astern! The vast tackles have now done their duty. The peeled white body of the beheaded whale flashes like a marble sepulchre
moby-70.htm .. < chapter lxx 14 THE SPHYNX > It should not have been omitted that previous to completely stripping the body of the leviathan, he was beheaded. Now, the beheading of the Sperm Whale is a scientific a
moby-71.htm .. < chapter lxxi 2 THE JEROBOAM'S STORY > Hand in hand, ship and breeze blew on; but the breeze came faster than the ship, and soon the Pequod began to rock. By and by, through the glass the stranger'
moby-73.htm .. < chapter lxxiii 23 STUBB AND FLASK KILL A RIGHT WHALE; AND THEN HAVE > A TALK OVER HIM It must be borne in mind that all this time we have a Sperm Whale's prodigious head hanging to the Pequod's si
moby-74.htm .. < chapter lxxiv 7 THE SPERM WHALE'S HEAD--CONTRASTED VIEW > Here, now, are two great whales, laying their heads together; let us join them, and lay together our own. Of the grand order of folio levi
moby-75.htm .. < chapter lxxv 17 THE RIGHT WHALE'S HEAD--CONTRASTED VIEW > Crossing the deck, let us now have a good long look at the Right Whale's head. As in general shape the noble Sperm Whale's head may be com
moby-76.htm .. < chapter lxxvi 24 THE BATTERING-RAM > Ere quitting, for the nonce, the Sperm Whale's head, I would have you, as a sensible physiologist, simply --particularly remark its front aspect, in all its com
moby-77.htm .. < chapter lxxvii 2 THE GREAT HEIDELBURGH TUN > Now comes the Baling of the Case. But to comprehend it aright, you must know something of the curious internal structure of the thing operated upon. R
moby-78.htm .. < chapter lxxviii 2 CISTERN AND BUCKETS > Nimble as a cat, Tashtego mounts aloft; and without altering his erect posture, runs straight out upon the overhanging main-yard-arm, to the part where it ex
moby-79.htm .. < chapter lxxix 14 THE PRAIRE > To scan the lines of his face, or feel the bumps on the head of this Leviathan; this is a thing which no Physiognomist or Phrenologist has as yet undertaken. Such an
moby-80.htm .. < chapter lxxx 2 THE NUT > If the Sperm Whale be physiognomically a Sphinx, to the phrenologist his brain seems that geometrical circle which it is impossible to square. In the full-grown creature t
moby-81.htm .. < chapter lxxxi 21 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE VIRGIN > The predestinated day arrived, and we duly met the ship Jungfrau, Derick De Deer, master, of Bremen. At one time the greatest whaling people in the w
moby-82.htm .. < chapter lxxxii 24 THE HONOR AND GLORY OF WHALING > There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method. The more I dive into this matter of whaling, and push my researc
moby-83.htm .. < chapter lxxxiii 26 JONAH HISTORICALLY REGARDED > Reference was made to the historical story of Jonah and the whale in the preceding chapter. Now some Nantucketers rather distrust this historical s
moby-84.htm .. < chapter lxxxiv 2 PITCHPOLING > To make them run easily and swiftly, the axles of carriages are anointed; and for much the same purpose, some whalers perform an analogous operation upon their boat;
moby-85.htm .. < chapter lxxxv 11 THE FOUNTAIN > That for six thousand years --and no one knows how many millions of ages before --the great whales should have been spouting all over the sea, and sprinkling and mis
moby-86.htm .. < chapter lxxxvi 16 THE TAIL > Other poets have warbled the praises of the soft eye of the antelope, and the lovely plumage of the bird that never alights; less celestial, I celebrate a tail. Reckon
moby-87.htm .. < chapter lxxxvii 6 THE GRAND ARMADA > The long and narrow peninsula of Malacca, extending south-eastward from the territories of Birmah, forms the most southerly point of all Asia. In a continuous
moby-88.htm .. < chapter lxxxviii 28 SCHOOLS AND SCHOOLMASTERS > The previous chapter gave account of an immense body or herd of Sperm Whales, and there was also then given the probable cause inducing those vast ag
moby-89.htm .. < chapter lxxxix 2 FAST-FISH AND LOOSE-FISH > The allusion to the waifs and waif-poles in the last chapter but one, necessitates some account of the laws and regulations of the whale fishery, of whic
moby-90.htm .. < chapter xc 2 HEADS OR TAILS > De balena vero sufficit, si rex habeat caput, et regina caudam. Bracton, l 3. c. 3. Latin from the books of the Laws of England, which taken along with the context,
moby-91.htm .. < chapter xci 2 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE ROSE-BUD > In vain it was to rake for Ambergriese in the paunch of this Leviathan, insufferable fetor denying not inquiry. Sir T. Browne, V. E. It was a week or
moby-92.htm .. < chapter xcii 31 AMBERGRIS > Now this ambergris is a very curious substance, and so important as an article of commerce, that in certain Nantucket-born .. <p 407 > Captain Coffin was examined at the b
moby-93.htm .. < chapter xciii 15 THE CASTAWAY > It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable
moby-94.htm .. < chapter xciv 26 A SQUEEZE OF THE HAND > That whale of Stubb's so dearly purchased, was duly brought to the Pequod's side, where all those cutting and hoisting operations previously detailed, were r
moby-95.htm .. < chapter xcv 6 THE CASSOCK > Had you stepped on board the Pequod at a certain juncture of this post-mortemizing of the whale; and had you strolled forward nigh the windlass, pretty sure am I that yo
moby-96.htm .. < chapter xcvi 17 THE TRY-WORKS > Besides her hoisted boats, an American whaler is outwardly distinguished by her try-works. She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with o
moby-97.htm .. < chapter xcvii 9 THE LAMP > Had you descended from the Pequod's try-works to the Pequod's forecastle, where the off duty watch were sleeping, for one single moment you would have almost thought you
moby-98.htm .. < chapter xcviii 2 STOWING DOWN AND CLEARING UP > Already has it been related how the great leviathan is afar off descried from the mast-head; how he is chased over the watery moors, and slaughtered
moby-99.htm .. < chapter xcix 30 THE DOUBLOON > Ere now it has been related how Ahab was wont to pace his quarter-deck, taking regular turns at either limit, the binnacle .. <p 427 > and mainmast; but in the multipli
moby-100.htm .. < chapter c 2 LEG AND ARM THE PEQUOD, OF NANTUCKET, MEETS THE SAMUEL > ENDERBY, OF LONDON Ship, ahoy! Hast seen the White Whale? So cried Ahab, once more hailing a ship showing English colors, bea
moby-101.htm .. < chapter ci 10 THE DECANTER > Ere the English ship fades from sight, be it set down here, that she hailed from London, and was named after the late Samuel Enderby, merchant of that city, the origina
moby-102.htm .. < chapter cii 2 A BOWER IN THE ARSACIDES > Hitherto, in descriptively treating of the Sperm Whale, I have chiefly dwelt upon the marvels of his outer aspect; or separately and in detail upon some few
moby-103.htm .. < chapter ciii 10 MEASUREMENT OF THE WHALE'S SKELETON > In the first place, I wish to lay before you a particular, plain statement, touching the living bulk of this leviathan, whose skeleton we are b
moby-104.htm .. < chapter civ 30 THE FOSSIL WHALE > From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate. Would you, you could not compress him. By goo
moby-105.htm .. < chapter cv 24 DOES THE WHALE'S MAGNITUDE DIMINISH? WILL HE PERISH? > Inasmuch, then, as this Leviathan comes floundering down upon us from the head-waters of the Eternities, it may be fitly inquire
moby-106.htm .. < chapter cvi 29 AHAB'S LEG > The precipitating manner in which Captain Ahab had quitted the Samuel Enderby of London, had not been unattended with some small violence to his own person. He had ligh
moby-107.htm .. < chapter cvii 11 THE CARPENTER > Seat thyself sultanically among the moons of Saturn, and take high abstracted man alone; and he seems a wonder, a grandeur, and a woe. But from the same point, take
moby-108.htm .. < chapter cviii 7 AHAB AND THE CARPENTER THE DECK--FIRST NIGHT WATCH > (Carpenter standing before his vice-bench, and by the light of two lanterns busily filing the ivory joist for the leg, which jo
moby-109.htm .. < chapter cix 21 AHAB AND STARBUCK IN THE CABIN > According to usage they were pumping the ship next morning; and lo! no inconsiderable oil came up with the water; the casks below must have sprung a
moby-110.htm .. < chapter cx 4 QUEEQUEG IN HIS COFFIN > Upon searching, it was found that the casks last struck into the hold were perfectly sound, and that the leak must be further off. So, it being calm weather,
moby-111.htm .. < chapter cxi 2 THE PACIFIC > When gliding by the Bashee isles we emerged at last upon the great South Sea; were it not for other things, I could have greeted my dear Pacific with uncounted thanks, f
moby-112.htm .. < chapter cxii 13 THE BLACKSMITH > The blacksmith availing himself of the mild, summer-cool weather that now reigned in these latitudes, and in preparation for the peculiarly active pursuits shortly
moby-113.htm .. < chapter cxiii 2 THE FORGE > With matted beard, and swathed in a bristling shark-skin apron, about mid-day, Perth was standing between his forge and anvil, the latter placed upon an iron-wood log, w
moby-114.htm .. < chapter cxiv 20 THE GILDER > Penetrating further and further into the heart of the Japanese cruising ground, the Pequod was soon all astir in the fishery. Often, in mild, pleasant weather, for twe
moby-115.htm .. < chapter cxv 16 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE BACHELOR > And jolly enough were the sights and the sounds that came bearing down before the wind, some few weeks after Ahab's harpoon had been welded. It was a
moby-116.htm .. < chapter cxvi 2 THE DYING WHALE > Not seldom in this life, when, on the right side, fortune's favorites sail close by us, we, though all adroop before, catch somewhat of the rushing breeze, and joyf
moby-117.htm .. < chapter cxvii 23 THE WHALE WATCH > The four whales slain that evening had died wide apart; one, far to windward; one, less distant, to leeward; one ahead; one astern. These last three were brought
moby-118.htm .. < chapter cxviii 2 THE QUADRANT > The season for the Line at length drew near; and every day when Ahab, coming from his cabin, cast his eyes aloft, the vigilant helmsman would ostentatiously handle h
moby-119.htm .. < chapter cxix 19 THE CANDLES > Warmest climes but nurse the cruellest fangs: the tiger of Bengal crouches in spiced groves of ceaseless verdure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thu
moby-120.htm .. < chapter cxx 10 THE DECK TOWARDS THE END OF THE FIRST NIGHT WATCH > Ahab standing by the helm. Starbuck approaching him. We must send down the main-top-sail yard, sir. The band is working loose,
moby-121.htm .. < chapter cxxi 2 MIDNIGHT--THE FORECASTLE BULWARKS > Stubb and Flask mounted on them, and passing additional lashings over the anchors there hanging. No, Stubb; you may pound that knot there as much
moby-122.htm .. < chapter cxxii 2 MIDNIGHT ALOFT--THUNDER AND LIGHTNING > The Main-top-sail yard. --Tashtego passing new lashings around it. Um, um, um. Stop that thunder! Plenty too much thunder up here. What's
moby-123.htm .. < chapter cxxiii 10 THE MUSKET > During the most violent shocks of the Typhoon, the man at the Pequod's jaw-bone tiller had several times been reelingly hurled to the deck by its spasmodic motions, e
moby-124.htm .. < chapter cxxiv 25 THE NEEDLE > Next morning the not-yet-subsided sea rolled in long slow billows of mighty bulk, and striving in the Pequod's gurgling track, pushed her on like giants' palms outspre
moby-125.htm .. < chapter cxxv 6 THE LOG AND LINE > While now the fated Pequod had been so long afloat this voyage, the log and line had but very seldom been in use. Owing to a confident reliance upon other means of
moby-126.htm .. < chapter cxxvi 14 THE LIFE-BUOY > Steering now south-eastward by Ahab's levelled steel, and her progress solely determined by Ahab's level log and line; the Pequod held on her path towards the Equat
moby-127.htm .. < chapter cxxvii 2 THE DECK > The coffin laid upon two line-tubs, between the vice-bench and the open hatchway; the Carpenter calking its seams; the string of twisted oakum slowly unwinding from a la
moby-128.htm .. < chapter cxxviii 9 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE RACHEL > Next day, a large ship, the Rachel, was descried, bearing directly down upon the Pequod, all her spars thickly clustering with men. At the time the
moby-129.htm .. < chapter cxxix 2 THE CABIN > (Ahab moving to go on deck; Pip catches him by the hand to follow.) Lad, lad, I tell thee thou must not follow Ahab now. The hour is coming when Ahab would not scare th
moby-130.htm .. < chapter cxxx 26 THE HAT > And now that at the proper time and place, after so long and wide a preliminary cruise, Ahab, --all other whaling waters swept --seemed to have chased his foe into an ocea
moby-131.htm .. < chapter cxxxi 10 THE PEQUOD MEETS THE DELIGHT > The intense Pequod sailed on; the rolling waves and days went by; the life-buoy-coffin still lightly swung; and another ship, most miserably misnamed
moby-132.htm .. < chapter cxxxii 26 THE SYMPHONY > It was a clear steel-blue day. The firmaments of air and sea were hardly separable in that all-pervading azure; only, the pensive air was transparently pure and so
moby-133.htm .. < chapter cxxxiii 2 THE CHASE--FIRST DAY > That night, in the mid-watch, when the old man --as his wont at intervals --stepped forth from the scuttle in which he leaned, and went to his pivot-hole, h
moby-134.htm .. < chapter cxxxiv 16 THE CHASE--SECOND DAY > At day-break, the three mast-heads were punctually manned afresh. D'ye see him? cried Ahab, after allowing a little space for the light to spread. see n
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musgrave.htm The Musgrave Ritual An anomaly which often struck me in the character of my friend Sherlock Holmes was that, although in his methods of thought he was the neatest and most methodical of mankind, and alth
n1chernb.htm Chernobyl' In April 1986, Chernobyl' (Chornobyl' in Ukrainian) was an obscure city on the Pripiat' River in north-central Ukraine. Almost incidentally, its name was attached to the V.I. Lenin Nuclear Po
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naval.htm The Naval Treaty The July which immediately succeeded my marriage was made memorable by three cases of interest, in which I had the privi- lege of being associated with Sherlock Holmes and of studying his
newstate.htm Liberty Lobby (202) 546-5611 300 Independence Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20003 This file containe 3 documents: 1: A Proposed Constitutional Model for the Newstates of America. This is to replace the U.S.
noble.htm The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor The Lord St. Simon marriage, and its curious termination, have long ceased to be a subject of interest in those exalted circles in which the unfortunate bridegroom mov
norwood.htm The Adventure of the Norwood Builder "From the point of view of the criminal expert," said Mr. Sherlock Holmes, "London has become a singularly uninterest- ing city since the death of the late lamented P
no_treas.htm NO TREASON The Constitution of No Authority by Lysander Spooner I. The Constitution has no inherent authority or obligation. It has no authority or obligation at all, unless as a contract between man and m
nwo.htm THE NEW WORLD ORDER' A Critique and Chronology By Dennis L. Cuddy, Ph.D. To stem Saddam Husseins aggression in the Persian Gulf, the United States in late 1990 put together an unprecedented alliance of
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pride.htm IT is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. However little known the feelings or views of such a man nay be on his first entering
priory.htm The Adventure of the Priory School We have had some dramatic entrances and exits upon our small stage at Baker Street, but I cannot recollect anything more sudden and startling than the first appearance
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q1usrelf.htm American Famine Relief After the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, the ensuing Civil War produced acute food shortages in southwestern Russia. Wartime devastation was compounded by two successive seasons o
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r2commss.htm -2- 7. In compliance with paragraph 6 of this resolution, direct the People's Commissariat on Finances of the USSR to provide the Moscow Chemical Trust [Moskhimtrest] with an accounting of receipts due t
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red.htm The Adventure of the Red Circle "Well, Mrs. Warren, I cannot see that you have any particular cause for uneasiness, nor do I understand why I, whose time is of some value, should interfere in the matter.
redhead.htm The Red-headed League I had called upon my friend, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, one day in the autumn of last year and found him in deep conversation with a very stout, florid-faced, elderly gentleman with fiery
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resident.htm The Resident Patient In glancing over the somewhat incoherent series of Memoirs with which I have endeavoured to illustrate a few of the mental peculiarities of my friend Mr. Sherlock Holmes, I have been
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scandal.htm A Scandal in Bohemia To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that h
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sign.htm Chapter 1 The Science of Deduction Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantel- piece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adj
silver.htm Silver Blaze "I am afraid, Watson that I shall have to go," said Holmes as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning. "Go! Where to?" "To Dartmoor; to King's Pyland." I was not surprised. Indeed, m
six.htm The Adventure of the Six Napoleons It was no very unusual thing for Mr. Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, to look in upon us of an evening, and his visits were wel- come to Sherlock Holmes, for they enabled hi
snark12.htm This is the Project Gutenberg Etext of The Hunting of the Snark. *This 29th edition should be labeled snark12.htm or* ***This edition is being officially released on March 8, 1992*** Informat
snowhite.htm SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Once upon a time . . . in a great castle, a Prince's daughter grew up happy and contented, in spite of a jealous stepmother. She was very pretty, with blue eyes and long
solitary.htm The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist From the years 1894 to 1901 inclusive, Mr. Sherlock Holmes was a very busy man. It is safe to say that there was no public case of any difficulty in which he was not
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valley.htm PART 1 The Tragedy of Birlstone Chapter 1 The Warning "I am inclined to think -- " said I. "I should do so," Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently. I believe that I am one of the most long-suffering of morta
veiled.htm The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger When one considers that Mr. Sherlock Holmes was in active practice for twenty-three years, and that during seventeen of these I was allowed to cooperate with him and to
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