Note: The pages are starting to take shape and the actual text files are starting to arrive. So far, however, most links to actual files are not ready yet. Below are links to the sections that have actual content. I'm working on a pretty good collection of Christian writing from the likes of Calvin, Newton, Kempis, and Luther plus all the Early Church Fathers. Some of these documents are fairly long and loading them in your browser may take a little while depending on your connection speed.
- American Standard Version (6.2MB PDF)
- The Geneva Bible of 1599 (6.1MB PDF)
- The Aeneid, by Virgil (621K)
- The Art of War, by Sun Tzu. This is the Gutenberg text number 17405 converted to HTML by me. (64K)
- Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland.
- Rudyard Kipling, Captains Courageous, Stalky and Co., The Jungle Book, Just So Stories and more (20 books so far).
- L.M. Montgomery including six of the eight Anne Shirley books, two Chronicles of Avonlea books, and three others for a total of eleven books.
- Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
- H. G. Wells, The War of the Worlds.
- The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (545K) Originally compiled on the orders of King Alfred the Great, approximiately A.D. 890, and subsequently maintained and added to by generations of anonymous scribes until the middle of the 12th century. The original language is Anglo-Saxon (Old English), but later entries are essentially Middle English in tone. Translated by Rev. James Ingram (London, 1823), with additional readings from the translation of Dr. J.A. Giles (London, 1847).
- The Federalist Papers (1.2M) A series of 85 articles advocating the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven of the essays were published serially in The Independent Journal and The New York Packet between October 1787 and August 1788. A compilation of these and eight others, called The Federalist, was published in 1788 by J. and A. McLean.
- Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
- Isaiah’s Job, by Albert Jay Nock, 1936 (29K). This essay was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in 1936. Albert Jay Nock (1870–1945) was an influential American libertarian author, educational theorist, and social critic.
- Patrick of Ireland, including The Confession and The Shield of St. Patrick. Translated from the Latin by Ludwig Bieler.
- Edmund Spenser
- Alexis Tocqueville — Democracy In America, parts 1 and 2
- Transmission of Information written by Ralph V.L. Hartley (DotRose's great grandfather's brother) and published in the Bell System Technical Journal, July 1928, pp. 535-563. (3.5M PDF file)
- George Washington's Farewell Address — Published in the American Daily Advertiser, September 19, 1796.