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_THE OLDEST LOMBARDIC MANUSCRIPT._

Facsimile from an Edict of King Rotharis,
A.D. 643.

Translation.

LXX If anybody of another the great toe from the foot
severs, he pays solidi sixteen.
LXXI If the second toe from the
foot he severs, he pays solidi six.
LXXII If the third toe he
severs, he pays solidi three.
LXXIII If the fourth toe he severs,
he pays solidi three.
LXXIIII If the fifth toe he severs,
he pays solidi two.
LXXV Upon all these damages
or injuries, above
described, which
among men exempt occurred,
therefore, a heavier punishment,
have we placed than
our ancestors, that the Faida (feud, vendetta), that
is, the hatred, after the receiving the above described
(ssta--suprascripta)
punishment, may cease, and,
moreover, not be required, nor craftiness




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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. XI.

1896




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.

ALCΙE 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. XI

LIVED PAGE
RICHARD HENRY DANA, SENIOR 1787-1879 4285
The Island ('The Buccaneer')
The Doom of Lee (same)
Paul and Abel ('Paul Felton')

RICHARD HENRY DANA, JUNIOR 1815-1882 4302
A Dry Gale ('Two Years Before the Mast')
Every-Day Sea Life (same)
A Start; and Parting Company (same)

DANTE 1265-1321 4315

BY CHARLES ELIOT NORTON

From 'The New Life': Beginning of Love; First Salutation of His
Lady; Praise of His Lady; Her Loveliness; Her Death; The
Anniversary of Her Death; The Hope to Speak More Worthily of Her

From the 'Banquet': Consolation of Philosophy; Desire of the Soul;
The Noble Soul at the End of Life

From the 'Divine Comedy': Hell--Entrance on the Journey Through the
Eternal World; Hell--Punishment of Carnal Sinners; Purgatory--The
Final Purgation; Purgatory--Meeting with His Lady in the Earthly
Paradise; Paradise--The Final Vision

JAMES DARMESTETER 1849-1894 4379
Ernest Renan ('Selected Essays')
Judaism (same)

CHARLES ROBERT DARWIN 1809-1882 4385

BY E. RAY LANKESTER

Impressions of Travel ('A Naturalist's Voyage')
Genesis of 'The Origin of Species' ('Life and Letters')
Curious Atrophy of Ζsthetic Taste (same)
Private Memorandum concerning His Little Daughter (same)
Religious Views (same)
Letters: To Miss Julia Wedgwood; To J.D. Hooker; To T.H. Huxley; To E.
Ray Lankester; To J.D. Hooker
The Struggle for Existence ('Origin of Species')
Geometrical Ratio of Increase (same)
Of the Nature of the Checks to Increase (same)
Complex Relations of All Animals and Plants to Each Other in the
Struggle for Existence (same)
Of Natural Selection: or the Survival of the Fittest (same)
Progressive Change Compared with Independent Creation (same)
Creative Design ('Variation of Animals and Plants under
Domestication')
Origin of the Human Species ('The Descent of Man')


ALPHONSE DAUDET 1840- 4435

BY AUGUSTIN FILON

The Two Tartarins ('Tartarin of Tarascon')
Of "Mental Mirage," as Distinguished from Lying (same)
Death of the Dauphin ('Letters from My Windmill')
Jack Is Invited to Take Up a "Profession" ('Jack')
The City of Iron and Fire (same)
The Wrath of a Queen ('Kings in Exile')


MADAME DU DEFFAND (Marie de Vichy-Chamrond)
1697-1780 4471

Letters: To the Duchesse de Choiseul; To Mr. Crawford;
To Horace Walpole
Portrait of Horace Walpole

DANIEL DEFOE 1661-1731 4479

BY CHARLES FREDERICK JOHNSON

From 'Robinson Crusoe': Crusoe's Shipwreck; Crusoe Makes a New
Home; A Footprint

From 'History of the Plague in London': Superstitious Fears of the
People; How Quacks and Impositors Preyed on the Fears of the
People; The People Are Quarantined in Their Houses; Moral Effects
of the Plague; Terrible Scenes in the Streets; The Plague Due to
Natural Causes; Spread of the Plague through Necessities of the
Poor

From 'Colonel Jack': Colonel Jack and Captain Jack Escape Arrest;
Colonel Jack Finds Captain Jack Hard to Manage; Colonel Jack's
First Wife Is Not Disposed to be Economical

The Devil Does Not Concern Himself with Petty Matters ('The Modern
History of the Devil')

Defoe Addresses His Public ('An Appeal to Honor and Justice')

Engaging a Maid-Servant ('Everybody's Business is Nobody's
Business')

The Devil ('The True-Born Englishman')

There Is a God ('The Storm')


EDUARD DOUWES DEKKER 1820-1887 4513

Multatuli's Last Words to the Reader ('Max Havelaar')
Idyll of Saοdjah and Adinda (same)


THOMAS DEKKER 1570?-1637? 4521

From 'The Gul's Horne Booke': How a Gallant Should
Behave Himself in Powles Walk; Sleep
Praise of Fortune ('Old Fortunatus')
Content ('Patient Grissil')
Rustic Song ('The Sun's Darling')
Lullaby ('Patient Grissil')


JEAN FRANΗOIS CASIMIR DELAVIGNE 1793-1843 4528

BY FREDERIC LOLIΙE

Confession of Louis XI.

DEMOSTHENES 384-322 B.C. 4535

BY ROBERT SHARP

The Third Philippic
Invective Against License of Speech
Justification of His Patriotic Policy

THOMAS DE QUINCEY 1785-1859 4555

BY GEORGE R. CARPENTER

Charles Lamb ('Biographical Essays')
Despair ('Confessions of an English Opium-Eater')
The Dead Sister (same)
Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow (same)
Savannah-La-Mar (same)
The Bishop of Beauvais and Joan of Arc ('Miscellaneous Essays')


PAUL DΙROULΘDE 1848- 4580

The Harvest ('Chants du Paysan')
In Good Quarters ('Poθmes Militaires')
"Good Fighting" (same)
Last Wishes (same)

RENΙ DESCARTES 1596-1650 4585

Of Certain Principles of Elementary Logical Thought
('Discourse on Method')
An Elementary Method of Inquiry (same)
The Idea of God ('Meditations')

PAUL DESJARDINS 4596

BY GRACE KING

The Present Duty
Conversion of the Church
Two Impressions ('Notes Contemporaines')

SIR AUBREY DE VERE 1788-1846 4609

The Crusaders
The Children Band ('The Crusaders')
The Rock of Cashel
The Right Use of Prayer
The Church
Sonnet

BERNAL DIAZ DEL CASTILLO 1498-1593 4613

From the 'True History of the Conquest of Mexico': Capture of
Guatimotzin; Mortality at the Conquest of Mexico; Cortιs; Of Divine
Aid in the Battle of Santa Maria de la Vitoria; Cortιs Destroys
Certain Idols


CHARLES DIBDIN 1745-1814 4620

Sea Song Poor Jack
Song: The Heart of a Tar Tom Bowling

CHARLES DICKENS 1812-1870 4625

BY LAURENCE HUTTON

The One Thing Needful ('Hard Times')
The Boy at Mugby ('Mugby Junction')
Burning of Newgate ('Barnaby Rudge')
Monseigneur ('A Tale of Two Cities')
The Ivy Green




FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME XI

PAGE
The Oldest Lombardic Manuscript (Colored Plate) Frontispiece
Dante Alighieri (Portrait) 4316
Charles Robert Darwin (Portrait) 4386
"The Ape-Man" (Photogravure) 4398
Alphonse Daudet (Portrait) 4436
Daniel Defoe (Portrait) 4480
"Robinson Crusoe" (Facsimile) 4486
Demosthenes (Portrait) 4536
Thomas De Quincey (Portrait) 4556
Renι Descartes (Portrait) 4586
Charles Dickens (Portrait) 4626
"Gadshill" (Photogravure) 4634


VIGNETTE PORTRAITS

Richard Henry Dana
Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Madame du Deffand
Jean F.



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