Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works
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Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

By Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Table of Contents
  • THE ENTIRE PROJECT GUTENBERG WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
    • CONTENTS:
  • THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TABLE
    • THE AUTOCRAT'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
      • CHAPTER I
        • ALBUM VERSES.
        • LATTER-DAY WARNINGS.
      • CHAPTER II
        • SUN AND SHADOW.
        • THIS IS IT.
        • HERE IT IS—WITH THE SLIGHT ALTERATIONS!
      • CHAPTER III
        • LE RAT DIES SALONS A LECTURE.
        • THE OLD MAN DREAMS.
      • CHAPTER IV
        • "HUNC LAPIDEM POSUERUNT SOCII MOERENTES."
        • THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS.
      • CHAPTER V
        • "OUR SUMATRA CORRESPONDENCE.
        • MARE RUBRUM.
      • CHAPTER VI
        • LES SOCIETES POLYPHYSIOPHILOSOPHIQUES.
        • WHAT WE ALL THINK.
      • CHAPTER VII
        • THE PROFESSOR'S PAPER.
        • THE LAST BLOSSOM.
        • THE LIVING TEMPLE.
      • CHAPTER VIII
        • SPRING HAS COME.
      • CHAPTER IX
        • A GOOD TIME GOING!
        • THE TWO ARMIES.
      • CHAPTER X
        • SYLVA NOVANGLICA.
        • MY FIRST WALK WITH THE SCHOOLMISTRESS.
        • MUSA.
      • CHAPTER XI
        • THE DEACON'S MASTERPIECE: OR THE WONDERFUL "ONE-HOSS-SHAY." A LOGICAL STORY.
        • AESTIVATION.
        • CONTENTMENT.
      • CHAPTER XII
        • THE PROFESSOR UNDER CHLOROFORM.
        • PARSON TURELL'S LEGACY: OR THE PRESIDENT'S OLD ARM-CHAIR. A MATHEMATICAL STORY.
        • THE VOICELESS.
  • THE PROFESSOR AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE
    • PREFACE TO REVISED EDITION.
    • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION
    • I
      • DE SAUTY
        • BLUE-NOSE.
    • II
      • THE BOYS.
    • III
      • THE OPENING OF THE PIANO.
    • IV
    • V
      • A MOTHER'S SECRET.
    • VI
    • VII
      • ROBINSON OF LEYDEN.
    • VIII
      • SAINT ANTHONY THE REFORMER.
    • IX
      • MIDSUMMER.
      • X
        • THE BOOK OF THE THREE MAIDEN SISTERS.
        • UNDER THE VIOLETS.
    • XI
      • HYMN OF TRUST.
    • XII
      • A SUN-DAY HYMN.
  • THE POET AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE
    • PREFACE.
    • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION.
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
  • OVER THE TEACUPS
    • PREFACE.
    • OVER THE TEACUPS.
      • I
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • II
      • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII.
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
  • ELSIE VENNER
    • PREFACE.
    • A SECOND PREFACE.
    • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION.
    • ELSIE VENNER.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • CONCLUSION.
  • THE GUARDIAN ANGEL
    • TO MY READERS.
    • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VIII.
      • NOTE BY THE FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI
    • CONCLUSION.
  • A MORTAL ANTIPATHY
    • PREFACE.
    • A MORTAL ANTIPATHY.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • THE NEW PORTFOLIO: FIRST OPENING.
    • A MORTAL ANTIPATHY. I GETTING READY.
    • II
    • III
    • IV
    • V
    • VI
    • VII
    • VIII
    • IX
    • X
    • XI
    • XII
    • XIII
    • XIV
    • XV
    • XVI
    • XVII
    • XVIII
    • XIX.
    • XX.
    • XXI
    • XXII
    • XXIII
    • XXIV
    • POSTSCRIPT: AFTER-GLIMPSES.
    • MISS LURIDA VINCENT TO MRS. EUTHYMIA KIRKWOOD.
    • DR. BUTTS TO MRS. EUTHYMIA KIRKWOOD.
    • DR. BUTTS TO MRS. BUTTS.
  • PAGES FROM AN OLD VOLUME OF LIFE
    • CONTENTS: BREAD AND THE NEWSPAPER MY HUNT AFTER "THE CAPTAIN" THE INEVITABLE TRIAL CINDERS FROM ASHES THE PULPIT AND THE PEW
    • BREAD AND THE NEWSPAPER.
    • MY HUNT AFTER "THE CAPTAIN."
    • THE INEVITABLE TRIAL
    • CINDERS FROM THE ASHES.
    • THE PULPIT AND THE PEW.
  • MEDICAL ESSAYS
    • CONTENTS:
    • PREFACE.
    • A SECOND PREFACE.
    • PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION.
    • HOMOEOPATHY AND ITS KINDRED DELUSIONS
      • I
    • II.
    • THE CONTAGIOUSNESS OF PUERPERAL FEVER
      • THE AFFIRMATIVE.
        • THE NEGATIVE.
    • III
    • BORDER LINES OF KNOWLEDGE IN SOME PROVINCES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE.
    • SCHOLASTIC AND BEDSIDE TEACHING.
    • THE MEDICAL PROFESSION IN MASSACHUSETTS.
    • THE YOUNG PRACTITIONER
    • MEDICAL LIBRARIES.
    • SOME OF MY EARLY TEACHERS
    • APPENDUM
    • NOTES TO THE ADDRESS ON CURRENTS AND COUNTER CURRENTS IN MEDICAL SCIENCE.
      • NOTE A.—
      • NOTE B.—
      • NOTE C.—
  • JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY.
    • Volume I.
      • NOTE.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
    • XI.
    • XII.
    • XIII.
    • XIV.
    • XV.
  • JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY.
    • XVI.
    • XVII.
    • XVIII.
    • XIX.
    • XX.
    • XXI.
  • JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY.
    • Volume III.
    • XXII.
    • XXIII.
    • XXIV.
    • CONCLUSION.—HIS CHARACTER.—HIS LABORS.—HIS REWARD.
    • APPENDIX.
      • B.
    • C.
      • E.
      • G.
      • RALPH WALDO EMERSON.
    • NOTE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • INTRODUCTION
        • CHAPTER I.
        • CHAPTER II.
        • CHAPTER III.
        • CHAPTER IV.
        • CHAPTER V.
        • CHAPTER VI.
        • CHAPTER VII.
        • CHAPTER VIII.
        • CHAPTER IX
        • CHAPTER X.
        • CHAPTER XI.
        • CHAPTER XII
        • CHAPTER XIII.
        • CHAPTER XIV.
        • CHAPTER XV.
        • CHAPTER XVI.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • Section 1. In the year 1833 Mr. Emerson visited Europe for the first time. A great change had come over his life, and he needed the relief which a corresponding change of outward circumstances might afford him. A brief account of this visit is prefixed to the volume entitled "English Traits." He took a short tour, in which he visited Sicily, Italy, and France, and, crossing from Boulogne, landed at the Tower Stairs in London. He finds nothing in his Diary to publish concerning visits to places. But he saw a number of distinguished persons, of whom he gives pleasant accounts, so singularly different in tone from the rough caricatures in which Carlyle vented his spleen and caprice, that one marvels how the two men could have talked ten minutes together, or would wonder, had not one been as imperturbable as the other was explosive. Horatio Greenough and Walter Savage Landor are the chief persons he speaks of as having met upon the Continent. Of these he reports various opinions as delivered in conversation. He mentions incidentally that he visited Professor Amici, who showed him his microscopes "magnifying
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