The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1912 A. C. Fifield edition. THE WAY OF ALL FLESH by Samuel Butler CHAPTER I When I was a small boy at the beginning of the century I remember an old man who wore knee-breeches and worsted stockings, and who used to hobble about

The Iliad of HomerRendered into English Prose

Produced for PG by Jim Tinsley from scans of the Longmans, Green & Co. 1898 edition made by Norm Wolcott, edited from an anonymous transcription found in many places on the net. THE ILIAD OF HOMER Rendered into English Prose for the use of those who cannot read the original by Samuel Butler BOOK I

The Humour of Homer and Other Essays by Samuel Butler

ESSAYS*** Transcribed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Humour of Homer and Other Essays Introduction By R. A. Streatfeild The nucleus of this book is the collection of essays by Samuel Butler, which was originally published by Mr. Grant Richards in 1904 under the title Essays on Life, Art and Science, and reissued by Mr.

Samuel Butler’s Canterbury Pieces by Samuel Butler

This etext was produced from the 1914 A. C. Fifield edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk SAMUEL BUTLER’S CANTERBURY PIECES by Samuel Butler Contents: Darwin on the Origin of Species A Dialogue Barrel-Organs Letter: 21 Feb 1863 Letter: 14 Mar 1863 Letter: 18 Mar 1863 Letter: 11 Apr 1863 Letter: 22 June 1863 Darwin Among

Samuel Butler’s Cambridge Pieces by Samuel Butler

This etext was produced from the 1914 A. C. Fifield edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk SAMUEL BUTLER’S CAMBRIDGE PIECES by Samuel Butler Contents: On English Composition and Other Matters Our Tour Translation from an Unpublished Work of Herodotus The shield of Achilles, with variations Prospectus of the Great Split Society Powers A skit on

God the Known and God the Unknown by Samuel Butler

God the Known and God the Unknown BY SAMUEL BUTLER Prefatory Note “GOD the Known and God the Unknown” first appeared in the form of a series of articles which were published in “The Examiner” in May, June, and July, 1879. Samuel Butler subsequently revised the text of his work, presumably with the intention of

Ex Voto by Samuel Butler

EX VOTO: AN ACCOUNT OF THE SACRO MONTE OR NEW JERUSALEM AT VARALLO- SESIA WITH SOME NOTICE OF TABACHETTI’S REMAINING WORK AT THE SANCTUARY OF CREA PREFACE. The illustrations to this book are mainly collotype photographs by Messrs. Maclure, Macdonald & Co., of Glasgow. Notwithstanding all their care, it cannot be pretended that the result

Essays on Life, Art and Science by Samuel Butler

This etext was produced by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk, from the 1908 A. C. Fifield edition. ESSAYS ON LIFE, ART AND SCIENCE by Samuel Butler Contents: Introduction Quis Desiderio? Ramblings in Cheapside The Aunt, The Nieces, and the Dog How to make the best of life The Sanctuary of Montrigone A Medieval Girl School Art

Erewhon Revisited by Samuel Butler

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1916 A. C. Fifield edition. Erewhon Revisited by Samuel Butler Erewhon Revisited Twenty Years Later Both by the Original Discoverer of the Country and by his Son. I forget when, but not very long after I had published “Erewhon” in 1872, it occurred to

Erewhon (Revised Edition) by Samuel Butler

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1910 A. C. Fifield edition. EREWHON, OR OVER THE RANGE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION The Author wishes it to be understood that Erewhon is pronounced as a word of three syllables, all short–thus, E-re-whon. PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION Having been enabled by the

Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino by Samuel Butler

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1913 A. C. Fifield edition with some portions taken from the 1881 edition. Many thanks to Paul Schwoerer for his invaluable help in locating an 1881 edition for UK copyright clearance. ALPS AND SANCTUARIES OF PIEDMONT AND THE CANTON TICINO by Samuel Butler Author’s

A First Year in Canterbury Settlement by Samuel Butler

This etext was produced from the 1914 A. C. Fifield edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk A FIRST YEAR IN CANTERBURY SETTLEMENT by Samuel Butler INTRODUCTION By R. A. Streatfeild Since Butler’s death in 1902 his fame has spread so rapidly and the world of letters now takes so keen in interest in the man
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