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  • LIBRARY OF THE
  • WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE
    • ANCIENT AND MODERN
      • VOL. I.
    • VOL. I.
    • CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
      • EDITOR
      • HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE LUCIA GILBERT RUNKLE GEORGE HENRY WARNER
        • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
      • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
      • Connoisseur Edition
    • EDITOR
    • HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE LUCIA GILBERT RUNKLE GEORGE HENRY WARNER
      • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • Connoisseur Edition
    • PREFACE
    • THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
    • NOTE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
      • VOL. I
    • VOL. I
    • FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS
    • VOLUME I.
      • VIGNETTE PORTRAITS
    • VIGNETTE PORTRAITS
    • ABÉLARD
    • (1079--1142)
    • EDMOND ABOUT
      • (1828-1885)
    • (1828-1885)
    • ACCADIAN-BABYLONIAN AND ASSYRIAN LITERATURE
    • ABIGAIL ADAMS
      • (1744-1818)
    • (1744-1818)
    • HENRY ADAMS
      • (1838-)
      • THE AUSPICES OF THE WAR OF 1812
      • WHAT THE WAR OF 1812 DEMONSTRATED
      • THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE CONSTITUTION AND THE GUERRIÈRE
    • (1838-)
    • THE AUSPICES OF THE WAR OF 1812
    • WHAT THE WAR OF 1812 DEMONSTRATED
    • THE BATTLE BETWEEN THE CONSTITUTION AND THE GUERRIÈRE
    • JOHN ADAMS
      • (1735-1826)
      • AT THE FRENCH COURT
      • THE CHARACTER OF FRANKLIN
    • (1735-1826)
    • AT THE FRENCH COURT
    • THE CHARACTER OF FRANKLIN
    • JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
      • (1767-1848)
      • LETTER TO HIS FATHER
      • FROM THE MEMOIRS
      • FROM THE MEMOIRS
      • FROM THE MEMOIRS
      • FROM THE MEMOIRS
      • THE MISSION OF AMERICA
      • THE RIGHT OF PETITION
      • NULLIFICATION
    • (1767-1848)
    • LETTER TO HIS FATHER
    • FROM THE MEMOIRS
    • FROM THE MEMOIRS
    • FROM THE MEMOIRS
    • FROM THE MEMOIRS
    • THE MISSION OF AMERICA
    • THE RIGHT OF PETITION
    • NULLIFICATION
    • SARAH FLOWER ADAMS
      • (1805--1848)
    • (1805--1848)
    • JOSEPH ADDISON
      • (1672-1719)
      • SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY AT THE PLAY
      • A VISIT TO SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY
      • THE VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE
      • AN ESSAY ON FANS
      • HYMN
    • (1672-1719)
    • SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY AT THE PLAY
    • A VISIT TO SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY
    • THE VANITY OF HUMAN LIFE
    • AN ESSAY ON FANS
    • HYMN
    • AELIANUS CLAUDIUS
      • (Second Century A.D.)
      • OF CERTAIN NOTABLE MEN THAT MADE THEMSELVES PLAYFELLOWES WITH CHILDREN
      • OF A CERTAINE SICILIAN WHOSE EYSIGHT WAS WOONDERFULL SHARPE AND QUICK
      • THE LAWE OF THE LACEDAEMONIANS AGAINST COVETOUSNESS
      • THAT SLEEP IS THE BROTHER OF DEATH, AND OF GORGIAS DRAWING TO HIS END
      • OF THE VOLUNTARY AND WILLING DEATH OF CALANUS
      • OF DELICATE DINNERS, SUMPTUOUS SUPPERS, AND PRODIGALL BANQUETING
      • OF BESTOWING TIME, AND HOW WALKING UP AND DOWNE WAS NOT ALLOWABLE AMONG THE LACEDAEMONIANS
      • HOW SOCRATES SUPPRESSED THE PRYDE AND HAUTINESSE OF ALCIBIADES
      • OF CERTAINE WASTGOODES AND SPENDTHRIFTES
    • (Second Century A.D.)
    • OF CERTAIN NOTABLE MEN THAT MADE THEMSELVES PLAYFELLOWES WITH CHILDREN
    • OF A CERTAINE SICILIAN WHOSE EYSIGHT WAS WOONDERFULL SHARPE AND QUICK
    • THE LAWE OF THE LACEDAEMONIANS AGAINST COVETOUSNESS
    • THAT SLEEP IS THE BROTHER OF DEATH, AND OF GORGIAS DRAWING TO HIS END
    • OF THE VOLUNTARY AND WILLING DEATH OF CALANUS
    • OF DELICATE DINNERS, SUMPTUOUS SUPPERS, AND PRODIGALL BANQUETING
    • OF BESTOWING TIME, AND HOW WALKING UP AND DOWNE WAS NOT ALLOWABLE AMONG THE LACEDAEMONIANS
    • HOW SOCRATES SUPPRESSED THE PRYDE AND HAUTINESSE OF ALCIBIADES
    • OF CERTAINE WASTGOODES AND SPENDTHRIFTES
    • AESCHINES
      • (389-314 B.C.)
      • A DEFENSE AND AN ATTACK
    • (389-314 B.C.)
    • A DEFENSE AND AN ATTACK
    • AESCHYLUS
      • (B.C. 525-456)
    • (B.C. 525-456)
    • AESOP
      • (Seventh Century B.C.)
      • THE FOX AND THE LION
      • THE ASS IN THE LION'S SKIN
      • THE ASS EATING THISTLES
      • THE WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING
      • THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE SNAKE
      • THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS
      • THE SATYR AND THE TRAVELER
      • THE LION AND THE OTHER BEASTS
      • THE ASS AND THE LITTLE DOG
      • THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE
      • THE DOG AND THE WOLF
    • (Seventh Century B.C.)
    • THE FOX AND THE LION
    • THE ASS IN THE LION'S SKIN
    • THE ASS EATING THISTLES
    • THE WOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING
    • THE COUNTRYMAN AND THE SNAKE
    • THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS
    • THE SATYR AND THE TRAVELER
    • THE LION AND THE OTHER BEASTS
    • THE ASS AND THE LITTLE DOG
    • THE COUNTRY MOUSE AND THE CITY MOUSE
    • THE DOG AND THE WOLF
    • JEAN LOUIS RODOLPHE AGASSIZ
      • (1807-1873)
      • THE SILURIAN BEACH
      • VOICES
      • FORMATION OF CORAL REEFS
    • (1807-1873)
    • THE SILURIAN BEACH
    • VOICES
    • FORMATION OF CORAL REEFS
    • AGATHIAS
      • (536-581)
    • (536-581)
    • GRACE AGUILAR
      • (1816-1847)
      • THE GREATNESS OF FRIENDSHIP
      • THE ORDER OF KNIGHTHOOD
      • THE CULPRIT AND THE JUDGE
    • (1816-1847)
    • THE GREATNESS OF FRIENDSHIP
    • THE ORDER OF KNIGHTHOOD
    • THE CULPRIT AND THE JUDGE
    • WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
      • (1805-1882)
      • THE STUDENTS OF PARIS
    • (1805-1882)
    • THE STUDENTS OF PARIS
    • MARK AKENSIDE
      • (1721-1770)
      • FROM THE EPISTLE TO CURIO
    • (1721-1770)
    • FROM THE EPISTLE TO CURIO
    • PEDRO ANTONIO DE ALARCÓN
      • (1833-1891)
      • A WOMAN VIEWED FROM WITHOUT
      • HOW THE ORPHAN MANUEL GAINED HIS SOBRIQUET
    • (1833-1891)
    • A WOMAN VIEWED FROM WITHOUT
    • HOW THE ORPHAN MANUEL GAINED HIS SOBRIQUET
    • ALCAEUS
      • (Sixth Century B.C.)
    • (Sixth Century B.C.)
    • BALTÁZAR DE ALCÁZAR
      • (1530?-1606)
    • (1530?-1606)
    • ALCIPHRON
      • (Second Century A.D.)
      • FROM A MERCENARY GIRL
      • THE PLEASURES OF ATHENS
      • FROM AN ANXIOUS MOTHER
      • FROM A CURIOUS YOUTH
      • FROM A PROFESSIONAL DINER-OUT
      • UNLUCKY LUCK
    • (Second Century A.D.)
    • FROM A MERCENARY GIRL
    • THE PLEASURES OF ATHENS
    • FROM AN ANXIOUS MOTHER
    • FROM A CURIOUS YOUTH
    • FROM A PROFESSIONAL DINER-OUT
    • UNLUCKY LUCK
    • ALCMAN
      • (Seventh Century B.C.)
    • (Seventh Century B.C.)
    • LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
      • (1832-1888)
      • THE NIGHT WARD
      • AMY'S VALLEY OF HUMILIATION
    • (1832-1888)
    • THE NIGHT WARD
    • AMY'S VALLEY OF HUMILIATION
    • ALCUIN
      • (735?-804)
      • Disputation Between Pepin, The Most Noble and Royal Youth, and Albinus the Scholastic
      • A LETTER FROM ALCUIN TO CHARLEMAGNE
    • (735?-804)
    • Disputation Between Pepin, The Most Noble and Royal Youth, and Albinus the Scholastic
    • A LETTER FROM ALCUIN TO CHARLEMAGNE
    • HENRY M. ALDEN
      • (1836-)
      • A DEDICATION
      • THE DOVE AND THE SERPENT
      • Death and Sleep
      • THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL
      • I
      • II
      • III
    • (1836-)
    • A DEDICATION
    • THE DOVE AND THE SERPENT
    • Death and Sleep
    • THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL
    • I
    • II
    • III
    • THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH
      • (1836-)
      • PÈRE ANTOINE'S DATE-PALM
      • MISS MEHETABEL'S SON
      • I
      • II
    • (1836-)
    • PÈRE ANTOINE'S DATE-PALM
    • MISS MEHETABEL'S SON
    • I
    • II
    • ALEARDO ALEARDI
      • (1812-1878)
    • (1812-1878)
    • JEAN LE ROND D'ALEMBERT
      • (1717-1783)
      • MONTESQUIEU
    • (1717-1783)
    • MONTESQUIEU
    • VITTORIO ALFIERI
      • (1749-1803)
      • AGAMEMNON
    • (1749-1803)
    • AGAMEMNON
    • ALFONSO THE WISE
      • (1221-1284)
      • "WHAT MEANETH A TYRANT, AND HOW HE USETH HIS POWER IN A KINGDOM WHEN HE HATH OBTAINED IT"
      • ON THE TURKS, AND WHY THEY ARE SO CALLED
    • (1221-1284)
    • "WHAT MEANETH A TYRANT, AND HOW HE USETH HIS POWER IN A KINGDOM WHEN HE HATH OBTAINED IT"
    • ON THE TURKS, AND WHY THEY ARE SO CALLED
    • ALFRED THE GREAT
      • (849-901)
      • KING ALFRED ON KING-CRAFT
      • ALFRED'S PREFACE TO THE VERSION OF POPE GREGORY'S 'PASTORAL CARE'
      • BLOSSOM GATHERINGS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE
    • (849-901)
    • KING ALFRED ON KING-CRAFT
    • ALFRED'S PREFACE TO THE VERSION OF POPE GREGORY'S 'PASTORAL CARE'
    • BLOSSOM GATHERINGS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE
    • CHARLES GRANT ALLEN
      • (1848-)
      • THE COLORATION OF FLOWERS
      • AMONG THE HEATHER
      • THE HERON'S HAUNT
    • (1848-)
    • THE COLORATION OF FLOWERS
    • AMONG THE HEATHER
    • THE HERON'S HAUNT
    • JAMES LANE ALLEN
      • (1850-)
      • A COURTSHIP
      • OLD KING SOLOMON'S CORONATION
    • (1850-)
    • A COURTSHIP
    • OLD KING SOLOMON'S CORONATION
    • WILLIAM ALLINGHAM
      • (1828-1889)
    • (1828-1889)
    • KARL JONAS LUDVIG ALMQUIST
      • (1793-1866)
      • CHARACTERISTICS OF CATTLE
      • A NEW UNDINE
    • (1793-1866)
    • CHARACTERISTICS OF CATTLE
    • A NEW UNDINE
    • JOHANNA AMBROSIUS
      • (1854-)
      • A PEASANT'S THOUGHTS
    • (1854-)
    • A PEASANT'S THOUGHTS
    • EDMONDO DE AMICIS
      • (1846-)
      • THE LIGHT
      • RESEMBLANCES
      • BIRDS
      • CORDOVA
      • THE LAND OF PLUCK
      • THE DUTCH MASTERS
    • (1846-)
    • THE LIGHT
    • RESEMBLANCES
    • BIRDS
    • CORDOVA
    • THE LAND OF PLUCK
    • THE DUTCH MASTERS
    • HENRI FRÉDÉRIC AMIEL
      • (1821-1881)
      • EXTRACTS FROM AMIEL'S JOURNAL
    • (1821-1881)
    • EXTRACTS FROM AMIEL'S JOURNAL
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