The Way of All Flesh

Plaintext for Samuel Butler's "The Way of All Flesh"

(162976 words/880788 characters)

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Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["The Way of All Flesh"]
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View the data:

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RandomChoice[
 TextCases[ResourceData["The Way of All Flesh"], "Paragraph"]]
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Visualization

Show the distribution of sentence lengths:

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With[{sentences = TextSentences[ResourceData["The Way of All Flesh"]]},
 Histogram[(Length /@ (TextWords /@ sentences)), PlotRange -> Full]]
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Show the most frequently used verbs:

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BarChart[TakeLargest[
   Counts[TextCases[ResourceData["The Way of All Flesh"], "Verb"]], 
   20] // Reverse, BarOrigin -> Left, ChartLabels -> Automatic]
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Wolfram Research, "The Way of All Flesh" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.52937.data

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