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By Hugh Ridley

This textbook sequence is bold in scope. It presents concise and lucid introductions to significant works of global literature from classical antiquity to the 20 th century. it's not restrained to any unmarried literary culture or style, and should cumulatively shape a considerable library of textbooks on probably the most vital and extensively learn literary masterpieces. every one publication is dedicated to a unmarried paintings and gives an in depth studying of that textual content, in addition to a whole account of its old, cultural, and highbrow historical past, a dialogue of its effect, and a advisor to additional studying. The members to the sequence supply complete attention to the linguistic matters raised through each one textual content, and, in the total framework of the sequence, are given entire freedom within the selection of their serious procedure. the place the textual content is written in a language except English, complete account is taken of readers learning the textual content in English translation. whereas severe jargon is refrained from, very important technical terminology is absolutely defined and therefore this sequence might be really available to scholars in any respect degrees and to normal readers.

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Fanny expects to go to Roslyn today her children are in high glee at getting into the country again. C. BRYANT. 1529. To Richard H. Dana Roslyn, Long Island May 4th. 1865. Dear Dana. I am truly sorry to hear so unfavorable an account of the health of your family. 1 I feel acutely for those who suffer great bodily pain. I shrink from it, I believe, with greater dread than most people. I hope I am not wrong when I include it in the petition, "deliver us from evil," and I am thankful that at seventy years, so little of it falls to my share.

Fanny expects to go to Roslyn today her children are in high glee at getting into the country again. C. BRYANT. 1529. To Richard H. Dana Roslyn, Long Island May 4th. 1865. Dear Dana. I am truly sorry to hear so unfavorable an account of the health of your family. 1 I feel acutely for those who suffer great bodily pain. I shrink from it, I believe, with greater dread than most people. I hope I am not wrong when I include it in the petition, "deliver us from evil," and I am thankful that at seventy years, so little of it falls to my share.

1. Emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil (1825-1891) reigned from 1837 to 1889. Under his rule, the slave trade was outlawed in 1850, and in 1871 a law adopted providing for the gradual emancipation of slaves. 2. James Cooley Fletcher (1823-1901), a Presbyterian minister of Indianapolis, Indiana, served as a missionary in South America, Portugal, and Italy. He was a co-author of Brazil and the Brazilians, published in 1857. 3. On October 22, 1863, Fletcher had written Bryant from Rio de Janeiro (NYPL-BG): The two volumes of your poems, which I received from you last summer, I had the pleasure of putting into the hands of the Emperor of Brazil this morning.

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