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VV1-garnett-merchant-knight

XML   PDF THE MERCHANT KNIGHT. A Romance translated from the Portuguese of Gonsalo Fernandez Trancoso. (1585).     Scarcely anything appears to be known of the…

VV1-ellis-warens

XML   PDF MADAME DE WARENS.     In his old age Rousseau wrote that the spot in the little town of Annecy where, as a youth…

VV1-chesterton-islands

XML   PDF THE PHILOSOPHY OF ISLANDS.     Suppose that in some convulsion of the planets there fell upon this earth from Mars, a creature of…

VV1-boulderson-road-tale

XML   PDF AN INDIAN ROAD-TALE.     Inland they tell the tale of the coast-road, and on the coast they tell it of Pipavao, how the…

VV1-binyon-clue

XML   PDF THE CLUE.         Life from sunned peak, witched wood, and flowery dell        A hundred ways the eager spirit wooes,        To roam, to dream, to conquer,…

VV1-benson-cat

XML   PDF JILL’S CAT.     Where Jill’s cat came from I have no idea; she just came. I first set eyes on her when one…

VV1-bateman-farquharson

XML   PDF RICHARD FARQUHARSON. A Chapter of Childhood.     Human life is a fragment, at best. . . . And that moment of childhood when,…

VV1-ae-housman-oracle

XML   PDF THE ORACLE[S]. ‘Tis mute, the word they went to hear on high Dodona        mountain    When winds were in the oakenshaws, and all the cauldrons            tolled,And…

VV1-woodroffe-world

XML     PDF THE WORLD IS OLD TO-NIGHT BY PAUL WOODROFFE MLA citation: Woodroffe, Paul. “The world is old to-night.” The Venture: an Annual of Art…

VV1-sleigh-birdalone

XML     PDF BIRDALONE BY BERNARD SLEIGH MLA citation: Sleigh, Bernard. “Birdalone.” The Venture: an Annual of Art and Literature, vol. 1, 1903, p. 51. Venture…