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Classic Literature Collection (9,684 Books)


The World eBook Library’s Classic Literature Collection shelves around 10,000 works of literature, in many languages. In our collection you will find many of the classic works by the greatest authors of history, from the early Greek philosophers and story tellers, great playwrights, British romantic poets, American writers up to 1930.

 
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Evolve Game Developers Conference

By: Alan Yu

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Excerpt: Electronic Arts: Mark Cerny; Cerny Games; Doug Church; Eidos Interactive; Mark DeLoura; Sony Computer; Entertainment America; Alex Dunne; Julian Eggebrecht; Factor 5; Chris Hecker; Definition Six; Elaine Hodgson; Incredible Technologies; Rob Huebner; Nihilistic Software; Cyrus Lum; Inevitable Entertainment; Masaya Matsuura; NanaOn - Sha; Julien Merceron; Ubi Soft Entertainment; Tetsuya Mizuguchi; David Perry; Shiny Entertainment; Jason Rubin; Naughty Dog; Jez Sa...

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Institut Universitaire de Hautes Études Internationales Gensve the...

By: Martine Brunschwig Graf

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Table de Matieres: Preface De La Presidente Du Conseil De Fondation De Hei ...

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Relativity : The Special and General Theory

By: Albert Einstein

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Excerpt: Part I: The Special Theory of Relativity: // 01. Physical Meaning of Geometrical Propositions // 02. The System of Coordinates // 03. Space and Time in Classical Mechanics // 04. The Galilean System of Coordinates // 05. The Principle of Relativity (in the Restricted Sense) // 06. The Theorem of the Addition of Velocities employed in Classical Mechanics // 07. The Apparent Incompatibility of the Law of Propagation of Light with the Principle of Relativity // 08....

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From Peith's Web the Divine Sappho

By: Diogenes Laertius

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Excerpt: First Line Index. Large and small blue links and the Unicode Greek (Uni) gold links are to pages at Peitho's Web. Other links are to other web sites. For most external translations you'll need to scroll to the appropriate fragment.

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Tipitaka

Buddhism Reference Publication

VINAYA PITAKA THE COLLECTION OF THE TEXTS CONCERNING THE RULES OF CONDUCT GOVERNING DAILY AFFAIRS WITHIN THE SANGHA THE COMMUNITY OF BHIKKHUS AND BHIKKHUNIS

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The Koran : The Cow

By: Prophet Muhammad

002.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. 002.002 This is the Scripture whereof there is no doubt, a guidance unto those who ward off (evil). 002.003 Who believe in the Unseen, and establish worship, and spend of that We have bestowed upon them; 002.004 And who believe in that which is revealed unto thee (Muhammad) and that which was revealed before thee, and are certain of the Hereafter. 002.005 These depend on guidance from their Lord. These are the successful. 002.006 As for the Disbel...

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The Koran : The Family of Imran

By: Prophet Muhammad

003.001 Alim. Lam. Mim. 003.002 Allah! There is no God save Him, the Alive, the Eternal. 003.003 He hath revealed unto thee (Muhammad) the Scripture with truth, confirming that which was (revealed) before it, even as He revealed the Torah and the Gospel. 003.004 Aforetime, for a guidance to mankind; and hath revealed the Criterion (of right and wrong). Lo! those who disbelieve the revelations of Allah, theirs will be a heavy doom. Allah is Mighty, Able to Requite (the wr...

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The Koran : Women

By: Prophet Muhammad

004.001 O mankind! Be careful of your duty to your Lord Who created you from a single soul and from it created its mate and from them twain hath spread abroad a multitude of men and women. Be careful of your duty toward Allah in Whom ye claim (your rights) of one another, and toward the wombs (that bare you). Lo! Allah hath been a watcher over you. 004.002 Give unto orphans their wealth. Exchange not the good for the bad (in your management thereof) nor absorb their weal...

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The Table Spread

By: Prophet Muhammad

005.001 O ye who believe! Fulfil your indentures. The beast of cattle is made lawful unto you (for food) except that which is announced unto you (herein), game being unlawful when ye are on the pilgrimage. Lo! Allah ordaineth that which pleaseth Him. 005.002 O ye who believe! Profane not Allah's monuments nor the Sacred Month nor the offerings nor the garlands, nor those repairing to the Sacred House, seeking the grace and pleasure of their Lord. But when ye have left th...

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The Red Skull

By: Kenneth Robeson

Chapter 1. CELEBRITY THERE WERE several reasons why the first of the two shots did not attract attention. One explanation was due to the number of newspaper photographers on hand taking flash light pictures of the crowd. These London journalists were using the old-style flash light powder which made white smoke and noise, as well as flash. Over in a hangar, a balky motor ran irregularly, backfiring often another reason why the shot was not heard.

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Cattle

By: Prophet Muhammad

006.001 Praise be to Allah, Who hath created the heavens and the earth, and hath appointed darkness and light. Yet those who disbelieve ascribe rivals unto their Lord. 006.002 He it is Who hath created you from clay, and hath decreed a term for you. A term is fixed with Him. Yet still ye doubt! 006.003 He is Allah in the heavens and in the earth. He knoweth both your secret and your utterance, and He knoweth what ye earn. 006.004 Never came there unto them a revelation o...

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The Heights

By: Prophet Muhammad

007.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. Sad. 007.002 (It is) a Scripture that is revealed unto thee (Muhammad)—so let there be no heaviness in thy heart therefrom— that thou mayst warn thereby, and (it is) a Reminder unto believers. 007.003 (Saying): Follow that which is sent down unto you from your Lord, and follow no protecting friends beside Him. Little do ye recollect! 007.004 How many a township have We destroyed! As a raid by night, or while they slept at noon, Our terror came unt...

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Spoils of War

By: Prophet Muhammad

008.001 They ask thee (O Muhammad) of the spoils of war. Say: The spoils of war belong to Allah and the messenger, so keep your duty to Allah, and adjust the matter of your difference, and obey Allah and His messenger, if ye are (true) believers. 008.002 They only are the (true) believers whose hearts feel fear when Allah is mentioned, and when His revelations are recited unto them they increase their faith, and who trust in their Lord; 008.003 Who establish worship and ...

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Repentance

By: Prophet Muhammad

009.001 Freedom from obligation (is proclaimed) from Allah and His messenger toward those of the idolaters with whom ye made a treaty. 009.002 Travel freely in the land four months, and know that ye cannot escape Allah and that Allah will confound the disbelievers (in His Guidance). 009.003 And a proclamation from Allah and His messenger to all men on the day of the Greater Pilgrimage that Allah is free from obligation to the idolaters, and (so is) His messenger. So, if ...

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Jonah

By: Prophet Muhammad

010.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verses of the Wise Scripture. 010.002 Is it a wonder for mankind that We have inspired a man among them, saying: Warn mankind and bring unto those who believe the good tidings that they have a sure footing with their Lord ? The disbelievers say: Lo! this is a mere wizard. 010.003 Lo! your Lord is Allah Who created the heavens and the earth in six Days, then He established Himself upon the Throne, directing all things. There is no interces...

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The Koran

By: Prophet Muhammad

011.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture the revelations whereof are perfected and then expounded. (It cometh) from One Wise, Informed, 011.002 (Saying): Serve none but Allah. Lo! I am unto you from Him a warner and a bringer of good tidings. 011.003 And (bidding you): Ask pardon of your Lord and turn to Him repentant. He will cause you to enjoy a fair estate until a time appointed. He giveth His bounty unto every bountiful one. But if ye turn away, lo! (then) I fear...

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Joseph

By: Prophet Muhammad

012.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verse of the Scripture that maketh plain. 012.002 Lo! We have revealed it, a Lecture in Arabic, that ye may understand. 012.003 We narrate unto thee (Muhammad) the best of narratives in that We have inspired in thee this Qur'an, though aforetime thou wast of the heedless. 012.004 When Joseph said unto his father: O my father! Lo! I saw in a dream eleven planets and the sun and the moon, I saw them prostrating themselves unto me. 012.005 H...

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The Thunder

By: Prophet Muhammad

013.001 Alif. Lam. Mim. Ra. These are verses of the Scripture. That which is revealed unto thee from thy Lord is the Truth, but most of mankind believe not. 013.002 Allah it is Who raised up the heavens without visible supports, then mounted the Throne, and compelled the sun and the moon to be of service, each runneth unto an appointed term; He ordereth the course; He detaileth the revelations, that haply ye may be certain of the meeting with your Lord. 013.003 And He it...

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Abraham

By: Prophet Muhammad

014.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture which We have revealed unto thee (Muhammad) that thereby thou mayst bring forth mankind from darkness unto light, by the permission of their Lord, unto the path of the Mighty, the Owner of Praise, 014.002 Allah, unto Whom belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. and woe unto the disbelievers from an awful doom; 014.003 Those who love the life of the world more than the Hereafter, and debar (men) f...

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Abraham

By: Prophet Muhammad

014.001 Alif. Lam. Ra. (This is) a Scripture which We have revealed unto thee (Muhammad) that thereby thou mayst bring forth mankind from darkness unto light, by the permission of their Lord, unto the path of the Mighty, the Owner of Praise, 014.002 Allah, unto Whom belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. and woe unto the disbelievers from an awful doom...

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