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O! IZAAK WALTON!—Izaak Walton!—you have truly got me into a precious line, and I certainly deserve the rod for having, like a gudgeon, so greedily dev...

LAUGHTER

What does laughter mean? What is the basal element in the laughable? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry-andrew, a play upon...

Washington Square

During a portion of the first half of the present century, and more particularly during the latter part of it, there flourished and practised in the c...

GOLDEN GRAIN

ainter of the fruits and flowers!We thank Thee for thy wise designWhereby these human hands of oursIn Nature's garden work with thine.And thanks t...

HISTORY OF THE WORLD

THE story of our world is a story that is still very imperfectly known. A couple of hundred years ago men possessed the history of little more than th...

The Cask of Amontillado

The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. You, who so well know the nature of...

SARGENT

Was there ever a more romantic time than our own, or a people who took everything more matter-of-factly? The paintings of a period contain all its ent...

The History of Rome

Lucius Cornelius Scipio the consul, having as lieutenant Publius Scipio Africanus, (who had declared that he would be his brother’s lieutenant if the ...