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Writing for Vaudeville

By: Page, Brett;

Writing for Vaudeville by Page, Brett; published by

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Rollo's correspondence

By: Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879
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The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language

By: Natalie Goldberg;

The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language by Natalie Goldberg; published by

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The Writing of English

By: Hartog, Philip, Sir, 1864-1947; Langdon, Amy H;

The Writing of English by Hartog, Philip, Sir, 1864-1947; Langdon, Amy H; published by Oxford : Clarendon Press

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The True Story of Ah Q

By: Lu Hsun

...n, too, which goes to show that I am not one of those who achieve glory by writing; for an immortal pen has always been required to record the deeds o... ... deeds of an immortal man, the man becoming known to posterity through the writing and the writing known to posterity through the man—until finally it... ... end, as though possessed by some fiend, I always came back to the idea of writing the story of Ah Q. And yet no sooner had I taken up my pen than I b... ...ad I taken up my pen than I became conscious of tremendous difficulties in writing this far-from-immortal work. The first was the question of what to ... ...'t know what his surname really was. The third difficulty I encountered in writing this work was that I don't know how Ah Q's personal name should be ... ... (nobility). But he was all on his own: thus there is no justification for writing Ah Quei (nobility). All the other, unusual characters with the soun... ... into common use, there is nothing for it but to use the Western alphabet, writing the name according to the English spelling as Ah Quei and abbreviat... ...the first time in his life that his hand had ever come into contact with a writing brush. He was just wondering how to hold it when the man pointed ou...

...the true story of Ah Q. But while wanting to write I was in some trepidation, too, which goes to show that I am not one of those who achieve glory by writing; for an immortal pen has always been required to record the deeds of an immortal man, the man becoming known to posterity through the writing and the writing known to posterity through the man—until finally it is not ...

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The Reckoning

By: Edith Wharton
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The Booming of Acre Hill, And Other Reminiscences of Urban and Suburban Life. Illus. By C. Dana Gibson

By: John Kendrick Bangs

...etty annoyances grew more: numerous, the merely intellectual pleasure of the writings of Wagner and Handel and Mozart possibly failed to suffice, and ... ...ed me,” he said to himself; “therefore I will now proceed to take up poetry. Writing is purely manual labor, anyhow. Given a pad, a pencil, and persev... ...s not in my line, after all. I'll turn the vials of my vocabulary upon essay−writing.” Which Partington, as his friends called him, proceeded at once ... ...s a conductor or brakeman; but failing in this, he returned once more to his writing−table and wrote a novel. This was the hardest work he had ever at... ...s,” said Partington, as he bowed himself out. “If that's the truth, I'll try writing for juveniles. I'll sit right down to−night and knock off a short... ... I regret to have to record the fact that he passed the balance of the night writing letters from fictitious “Sallies, aged six,” “Warry and Georgie, ... ...ke in Life once, and since that time she has neglected almost everything but writing and her brother. She doesn't neglect me, and altogether I'm glad ... ... leaned upon a broken reed, for when, the next day, I asked her what she was writing, she laughed and showed me a sonnet. “Poetry, eh?” I said, disapp... ...im. Others of his inventions were somewhat more startling. “The Jarley Ready Writing−Desk for Night Use,” for instance, was a really remarkable concep...

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Aesop's Fables

By: George Fyler Townsend

...e considered the father of Greek fables, and the founder of this class of writing, which has ever since borne his name, and has secured for him, ... ... Aesop is closely identified. These fables, indeed, were among the first writings of an earlier antiquity that attracted attention. They took t... ...a full understanding of the true position of Aesop in connection with the writings that bear his name. The history of Babrias is so strange and in... ...ern words, that many of these fables must have been at least committed to writing posterior to the time of Aesop, and more boldly suggests Babrias... ...hed after his death), for the purpose of showing that the burlesque style of writing adopted by Scarron and D'Assouci, and at that time so popular in ...

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Principal Doctrines

By: Robert Drew Hicks
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An Address to the Inhabitants of the Colonies, Established in New South Wales and Norfolk Island

By: Richard Johnson

...rd may open the eyes and the ears of all who may 3 read or hear what I am writing. May they who are asleep, awake! May they who are spiritually dead,...

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The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night : Volume 4

...ill not believe that thou hast duly received the purse, except I bring him a writing to that effect, under thy hand and seal.' So the money−changer we... ...it was, and opening it, read the verses above set down. Then he examined the writing and knew it for his daughter's hand; whereupon he went in to her ... ...the letter she has in her hand. How shall I do with her seeing I cannot read writing?' And he would fain have gone down and fled from her; but, before... ...e ordinances of Islam and the things of the True Faith. Moreover, he learned writing and poetry and mathematics and archery and became the pearl of hi...

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The Adventure of the Supercilious Attache

By: Grant Allen
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The Life of Lazarillo of Tormes, Parts One and Two

By: Robert S. Rudder

...ckly translated into several languages. It initiated a new genre of writing called the "picaresque." It seems certain that other edition... ...e is best known for his drawings and for his illustrations of Ovid’s writings and of other works of literature. The original drawings are in... ...e would be very few people who would write for only one reader, because writing is hardly a simple thing to do. But since writers go ahead with... ... man who acts unwisely should not be angry when misfortune comes." I’m writing this epigram for a reason: I 131 never had the mentality o...

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The World's Desire

By: H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

...ibe of the period of the Ramessids mentions another indecipherable ancient writing. "Thou tellest me thou understandest no word of it, good or bad. Th... ... will live to look across his grave and break his images, and beat out the writings of his name from every temple wall in Khem, as they beat out the h... ... a girdle. And the tombs of the rock wherein we dwelt were scored with the writings of a dead tongue--the tongue of that land whence our fathers came.... ...re came the smith, black from the forge, and the scribe bowed with endless writing; and the dyer with his purple hands, and the fisher from the stream...

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Selected Poems Abt Vogler

By: Robert Browning
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Memoirs of General Sherman, Illustrated, V3

By: William T. Sherman

...n) acted as assistant adjutant general, with an order−book, letter−book, and writing−paper, that filled a small chest not much larger than an ordinary...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

... I could say nothing to Henriette by word of mouth, but I spent the night in writing to her. Of the three or four letters that I wrote I have kept onl... ... of maternal love as night after night I have thought of these things. While writing this letter, sentence by sentence, projecting my thoughts into th... ...h is forced in a hot−house; it is trained to judge of thoughts, actions, and writings with biting severity; it slashes with a blade that has not been ... ...y life as that of a young girl. One day when the duke was on duty, and I was writing at the king's The Lily of the Valley CHAPTER II. FIRST LOVE 71 ... ...ious conversation. There's an old vicar on one of my estates who understands writing sermons better than any one I know; the country− people like him,... ...d. As for the duchess, she had long ago given her daughter the first stab by writing to her of Lady Dudley. My hurried journey was like a dream,−−the ... ... did I love the tumults of that sensation. Ah! what shall I say to you? Your writing had a charm; I gazed at your letters as we look at a portrait. If...

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Twenty-Two Goblins

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The Night Wire

By: H. F. Arnold
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Funeral Blues

By: W. H. Auden
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