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The Watsons

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Jane Austen


This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austen in 1804 and remained untitled and unpublished until her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The Riddle of the Sands

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Erskine Childers


Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain


Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

Novelle

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Die Fürstin ist auf einem Spazierritt, als auf einem Jahrmarkt, auf dem auch wilde Tiere ausgestellt sind, ein Feuer ausbricht. Ein ent…

Of the Association of Ideas

In An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

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David Hume


The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume's masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sough…

The Story of the Husband and the Parrot

In The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Volume 01

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Anonymous, translated by Dr. Jonathan Scott and Anonymoustranslated Byjonathan Scott


The main frame story concerns a king and his new bride. The king, Shahryar, upon discovering his ex-wife's infidelity executes her and then …

1-22 Des Kapitaen Nemo Blitzstrahl

In 20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer

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Jules Verne


20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer ist ein Roman des französischen Schriftstellers Jules Verne. Der Roman ist vorgeblich ein Erlebnisbericht …

Of the Primacy of Pure Practical Reason in its Union with the Speculative Reason

In The Critique of Practical Reason

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Immanuel Kant


The Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft) is the second of Immanuel Kant's three critiques, first published in 1788…

The Man with the Pale Eyes

In Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 4

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Guy de Maupassant


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Chapter 160

In Varney, the Vampyre Vol. 3

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Thomas Preskett Prest and Thomas Peckett Prest


This is volume 3 of 3. -- Originally published as a penny dreadful from 1845 until 1847, when it first appeared in book form, Varney the Vam…