Monthly Archives: October 2013

Faust, Goethe (1832)

Faust, Goethe (1832)

FIRST PART OF THE TRAGEDY I NIGHT (A lofty-arched, narrow, Gothic chamber. FAUST, in a chair at his desk, restless.) FAUST I’ve studied now Philosophy And Jurisprudence, Medicine,— And even, alas! Theology,— From …

 

One Thousand and One Nights

One Thousand and One Nights

http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/8655/pg8655.html THE THREE APPLES. The Khalif Haroun er Reshid summoned his Vizier Jaafer one night and said to him, ‘I have a mind to go down …

 

The Spirit of Laws, Montesquieu, 1750

The Spirit of Laws, Montesquieu, 1750

BOOK XV. IN WHAT MANNER THE LAWS OF CIVIL SLAVERY ARE RELATIVE TO THE NATURE OF THE CLIMATE. CHAP. I. Of civil Slavery. SLAVERY, properly so called, is the …

 

Macbeth, Shakespeare (1606)

Macbeth, Shakespeare (1606)

Source: theshakespeareproject.com/macbeth/macbeth-1-3.html   ACT I SCENE III A HEATH NEAR FORRES. THUNDER. ENTER THE THREE WITCHES.   FIRST WITCH Where hast thou been, sister?   SECOND WITCH Killing swine.   THIRD WITCH Sister, where thou?   FIRST WITCH A sailor’s wife had …