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Versio Latina (Homeri Odyssea) Liber VI

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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…

Book Second, Chapter 1

In The Wings of the Dove

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Henry James

"The Wings of the Dove," published in 1902, represents to my memory a very old--if I shouldn't perhaps rather say a very young--mo…

Section Three

In The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights), Volume 01

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Translated by Richard Burton and Anonymoustranslated Byrichard Francis Burton

This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythol…

Chapter 1

In Eothen, or Impressions of Travel brought Home from the East

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Alexander Kinglake and Alexander William Kinglake

A classic of Victorian travel writing, Kinglake’s book describes his journey through the Ottoman empire to Cairo, and his residence there in…