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Bk 4: Section VI, and Song VI: The Universal Aim

In The Consolation of Philosophy

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Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius


Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in about the year 524 AD. It has been…

P to Q

In The Devil's Dictionary

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Ambrose Bierce


Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?), satirist, critic, poet, short story writer and journalist. His fiction showed a clean economical style often …

Introduction by John Cournos, and Author's Preface

In Dead Souls

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol


Dead Souls (Russian: Мёртвые души) by Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer, was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of …

Ch 04: The Lady of the Fountain (Continued)

In The Age of Chivalry

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Thomas Bulfinch


Thomas Bulfinch explains the his work is "an attempt to tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amus…

The Butcher and His Customers

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Witch

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Fox and the Bramble

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Fox and the Snake

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Lion, the Fox and the Stag

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

Hercules and Minerva

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Runaway Slave

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Fox and the Leopard

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Crow and the Raven

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Miser

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Partridge and the Fowler

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

Hercules and Plutus

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Fox and the Hedgehog

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

Book 2 – 05

In The Return of the Native

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Thomas Hardy


Like all of Hardy's work, The Return of the Native (1878) is passionate and controversial, with themes and sympathies beyond what a good Vic…

Book 2 – 07

In The Return of the Native

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Thomas Hardy


Like all of Hardy's work, The Return of the Native (1878) is passionate and controversial, with themes and sympathies beyond what a good Vic…

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