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Selections from _Corinne_ by Germaine de Staël

October, 1997

from Germaine de Staël, Corinne, or Italy


Book II: Corinne at the Capitol


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Oswald awoke in Rome. He opened his eyes to a dazzling sun, an Italian sun, and his soul was filled with loving gratitude to a heaven that seemed revealed in its radiant beams. He heard bells ringing out from the city's many churches; he heard canons firing at intervals to announce some important ceremony.

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"Ferdinando Eboli" by Mary Shelley

October, 1997

FERDINANDO EBOLI:
A TALE

BY THE AUTHOR OF FRANKENSTEIN.

[published in the Keepsake for 1829 (1828)]

DURING this quiet time of peace, we are fast forgetting the excitements and astonishing events of the last war; and the very names of Europe's conquerors are becoming antiquated to the ears of our children. Those were more romantic days than these; for the revulsions

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