On Benefits

On Benefits (De Beneficiis) is a first-century work by Seneca the Younger. It forms part of a series of moral essays (or "Dialogues") composed by Seneca.On Benefits...

The Wasps

The Wasps is the fourth in chronological order of the eleven surviving plays by Aristophanes.Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. 

The Art Of War

"The Art of War" is a treatise by the Italian Renaissance political philosopher and historian Niccolò Machiavelli.Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3...

An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1890) is a short story by the American writer and Civil War veteran Ambrose Bierce.Regarded as "one of the most famous and...

Italian Hours

Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and...

Crito

"Crito" is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato.Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in...

The Birds

The Birds is a comedy by the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes. Aristophanes was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. 

A Model Of Christian Charity

"A Model of Christian Charity" is a sermon by Puritan leader John Winthrop, delivered on board the ship Arbella on April 8, 1630 while en route to the Massachusetts Bay...

The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

The Four Horsemen of The Apocalypse is a novel by the Spanish author Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, first published in 1916, which tells a tangled tale of the French and...

Jacob's Room

Jacob's Room is the third novel by Virginia Woolf, first published on 26 October 1922.The novel centres, in a very ambiguous way, around the life story of the protagonist...

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