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Versio Latina (Homeri Odyssea) Liber VI

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Homer


The Versio Latina, or Latin translation of the works of Homer, has existed since the 14th century, but was first printed, under the name of …

Marius the Epicurean, Volume 1

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Walter Pater


Marius the Epicurean is a philosophical novel written by Walter Pater, published in 1885. In it Pater displays, with fullness and elaboratio…

Maurice and Oldenbarneveldt

In History of Holland

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George Edmundson


The title, "History of Holland," given to this volume is fully justified by the predominant part which the great maritime province…

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In Andersens Sproken en vertellingen

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H.C. Andersen, naverteld door S.J. Andriessen and Hans Christian Andersen


Sprookjes van Hans Christiaan Andersen, naverteld door Simon Jacob Andriessen. Deze verzameling bevat een aantal overbekende sprookjes, zoal…

Book III: Paris challenges Menelaus

In The Iliad

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Homer, trans. Butler and Homer


The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated t…

bk2_07 - The Legende of Sir Guyon - Canto 07

In The Faerie Queene Book 2

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Edmund Spenser


The Second Booke of the Faerie Queene contayning The Legende of Sir Guyon or of Tempaurance. The Faerie Queene was never completed, but it c…

Chapter 34

In The Portrait of a Lady Vol 2

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Henry James


The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly and Macmillan's Magazine in 1880-1881 …

Part I, Chapter III - Section 1

In Dead Souls

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, translated by D. J. Hogarth and 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 …

Chapter 14

In The Last of the Mohicans - A Narrative of 1757 (version 2)

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James Fenimore Cooper


This story is set in the British province of New York during the French and Indian War, and concerns a Huron massacre (with passive French a…