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LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE ANCIENT AND MODERN

CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER

EDITOR

HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE LUCIA GILBERT RUNKLE GEORGE HENRY WARNER

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Connoisseur Edition

VOL. IX.

NEW YORK THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY

Connoisseur Edition

LIMITED TO FIVE HUNDRED COPIES IN HALF RUSSIA

No . ..........

Copyright, 1896, by R. S. PEALE AND J. A. HILL All rights reserved

THE ADVISORY COUNCIL

CRAWFORD H. TOY, A. M., LL. D., Professor of Hebrew, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, Mass.

THOMAS R. LOUNSBURY, LL. D., L. H. D., Professor of English in the Sheffield Scientific School of YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, Conn.

WILLIAM M. SLOANE, PH. D., L. H. D., Professor of History and Political Science, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, Princeton, N. J.

BRANDER MATTHEWS, A. M., LL. B., Professor of Literature, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York City.

JAMES B. ANGELL, LL. D., President of the UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Mich.

WILLARD FISKE, A. M., PH. D., Late Professor of the Germanic and Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, N. Y.

EDWARD S. HOLDEN, A. M., LL. D., Director of the Lick Observatory, and Astronomer, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Berkeley, Cal.

ALCÉE FORTIER, LIT. D., Professor of the Romance Languages, TULANE UNIVERSITY, New Orleans, La.

WILLIAM P. TRENT, M. A., Dean of the Department of Arts and Sciences, and Professor of English and History, UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH, Sewanee, Tenn.

PAUL SHOREY, PH. D., Professor of Greek and Latin Literature, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Ill.

WILLIAM T. HARRIS, LL. D., United States Commissioner of Education, BUREAU OF EDUCATION, Washington, D. C.

MAURICE FRANCIS EGAN, A. M., LL. D., Professor of Literature in the CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington, D. C.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

VOL. IX

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ADELBERT VON CHAMISSO 1781 1838 3503

The Bargain ('The Wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl') From 'Woman's Love and Life'

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING 1780 1842 3513

The Passion for Power ('The Life and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte') The Causes of War ('Discourse before the Congregational Ministers of Massachusetts') Spiritual Freedom ('Discourse on Spiritual Freedom')

GEORGE CHAPMAN 1559? 1634 3523

Ulysses and Nausicaa (Translation of Homer's Odyssey) The Duke of Byron is Condemned to Death ('Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron')

FRANÇOIS RENÉ AUGUSTE CHÂTEAUBRIAND 1768 1848 3531

Christianity Vindicated ('The Genius of Christianity') Description of a Thunder Storm in the Forest ('Atala')

THOMAS CHATTERTON 1752 1770 3539

Final Chorus from 'Goddwyn' The Farewell of Sir Charles Baldwin to His Wife ('The Bristowe Tragedie') Mynstrelles Songe An Excelente Balade of Charitie The Resignation

GEOFFREY CHAUCER 13 ? 1400 3551

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