Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE Jacket IT WAS NOT a very white jacket, but white enough, in all conscience, as the sequel will show. The way I came by it was this. When our frigate lay in Callao, on the coast of Peru her last harbor in the Pacific I found myself without a grego, or sailor?s surtout; and as, toward the end of a three years? cruise, no pea?jackets could be had from the purser?s steward; and being bound for Cape Horn, some sort of a substitute was indispensable; I ...
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on which a mirror and a razor lay crossed. A yellow dressinggown, ungirdled, was sustained gently behind him on the mild morning air. He held the bowl aloft and intoned: -- INTROIBO AD ALTARE DEI. Halted, he peered down the dark winding stairs and called out coarsely: -- Come up, Kinch! Come up, you fearful jesuit! Solemnly he came forward and mounted the round gunrest. He faced about and bles...
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Excerpt: Twilight in Italy by D. H. Lawrence.
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Law ; Criminal law ; Punishment
One day it occurred to me that it had been many years since the world had been afforded the spectacle of a man adventurous enough to undertake a journey through Europe on foot. After much thought, I decided that I was a person fitted to furnish to mankind this spectacle. So I determined to do it. This was in March, 1878. I looked about me for the right sort of person to accompany me in the capacity of agent, and finally hired a Mr. Harris for this service.