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At Large

  [english | 1908]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [Archer at Large is an omnibus of Lew Archer novels first published by Knopf in 1970. It contains the following novels: The Galton Case The Chill Black Money It also contains a foreword written by the author.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 83

Escape And Other Essays

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [I like this quote by Arthur Christopher Benson]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 164

Father Payne

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... that and polish it up. It won't be any good when it is done-these patched-up things never are but it will be good practice, He was encouraging, ...... ecclesiasticism, partly because it emphasizes the intellectual side of belief, partly because it tries to cast a slur on the people who don't like ...... bad for all concerned-real incompatibilities? People who can't understand each ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 26

From A College Window

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... is true in a way but, on the other hand, I think that a large college has its defects too. There is no real college spirit there it is very nice for ...... terrible. As life went on the beauty increased, and a calmer, quieter beauty made itself revealed in youth I looked for strange, impressive, haunted ...... and decay of age. But Lord Beaconsfield once said that the worst evil ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 411

Hugh

  [english | 1916]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... 2006 [eBook #18615]. E-text prepared by Stacy Brown, Geoff Horton, and the (/). Note: also has an HTML version of this file which includes the ...... At the foot of the stairs a door on the right takes you into a small sitting-room, with a huge stone fireplace a big window looks south, past the ...... a story less characteristic both of Hugh's own attitude of mind as well as of the ...]
Genres: [biography | religionDownloads: 63

Joyous Gard

  [english | 1913]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... beauty and joy, some have to do with problems of conduct and duty, some with the relation in which we wish to stand or are forced to stand with other ...... not from the point of view of their rightness and justice, but according as they are fine and noble, evoking our admiration and our desire and ...... like an inconstant wind, awakes to transitory brightness. The power arises ...]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 194

Memoirs Of Arthur Hamilton B A Of Trinity College

  [english | 1886]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... in my work. The night before he left the school I was sitting there, and just before I went away, being rather overcome with regretful sentiments, he ...... love for right but I was fastidious, and that kept me from being riotous, and undemonstrative, which made me pure. . Chapter Ii.CHAPTER II. Arthur ...... persuasiveness it is a wonderful document. But this letter of his ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 39

Memoirs Of Arthur Hamilton B A Of Trinity College Cambridge

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [LC copy has inscription: Elizabeth Hazard from E.H. 1868.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 347

Paul The Minstrel And Other Stories

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... the Master and several of the Fellows were in the garden, and would fain see him on his arrival. So Gilbert, carrying a little bundle which contained ...... that stain the fair works of God, by reasonable names. She did not doubt that by some dreadful hap her own child had somehow crept within the ...... that dwelt in the village would put out a hand to help for all the gold of ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 153

The Altar Fire

  [english | 1907]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... confessions into his books, but he was in many ways more interesting than his books, and so I will try and draw a portrait of him as he appeared to ...... in some cases it proceeds, I think, from a hysterical desire to be thought interesting, with a faint hope, I fear, of being possibly put into ...... clothes, the bright tie thrust loosely through a cameo ring his loose shaggy ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 195

The Child Of The Dawn

  [english | 1912]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... the two first progenitors of the race died, there were but two souls in heaven that when the next generation died there were, let us say, ten souls ...... be otherwise. The day did not broaden to the noon, nor fade to evening. There was no night there. More than that. In the other life, the dark low-hung ...... best out of the elements of life as they come to us. As we get older in ...]
Genres: [fantasyDownloads: 393

The Isles Of Sunset

  [english | 1908]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... the worst fell to the least akin. But he grew up handy and active, with strong limbs and a sure head and he was well worth his victual, for he was a ...... till he pulled them out and examined them carefully. They were like smooth tubes and lumps of a clear stuff, like molten crystal or frozen honey, ...... ill-smelling place was very grievous to David, and he thought with a sore ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religion | short story collectionDownloads: 129

The Letters Of Queen Victoria Volume 1

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 629-636) and index.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 121

The Letters Of Queen Victoria Volume Iii

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 629-636) and index.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 483

The Silent Isle

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... as possible he chose a social meal for his chief rite, and the act of washing as his secondary rite. He did indeed warn his followers very sternly ...... be an artist in words. Well, when I look round at the work of the artists whose quality I envy and adore, I am struck by this alarming fact, that ...... an old friend who lives by himself in London, where I sometimes visit him. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 65

The Thread Of Gold

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... in my mind and now, in fretful, weary, wakeful hours, it is good to think of the clear wells that sparkle so patiently in the dark wood and, better ...... the diplodocus trailed itself about, eating, eating living a century or so loving, as far as a brain the size of a pigeon's egg can love, and no doubt ...... see the dark arches, the mysterious windows to left and right? It may ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 112

The Upton Letters

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: []
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Watersprings

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... which papers could be dropped into drawers, a cord by which the bell could be rung without rising from his place, a cord by which the door could ...... been thinking about her but I do hope it's all right. I think she will get over this. Don't you always have an idea, when people are ill, whether ...... when he went there next. It should all be cool, friendly, unemotional. But in ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 145

Where No Fear Was A Book About Fear

  [english | ]  

Arthur Christopher Benson


Excerpts: [... it at least implies a certain sturdiness of character, and a stubborn belief in one's own merits which is quite impervious to the lessons of experience. ...... and weight of one's ideas mortified vanity is a sore trial. I remember once meeting an old author who, some thirty years before the date ...... from vague anxieties. It is simply astonishing that one cannot learn more ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 246