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On Dreams

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Summary: [The Road of Dreams is a book of poetry by crime writer Agatha Christie. It was published at her own expense by Geoffrey Bles in January 1925 priced at five shillings (5/-). Only one edition of the 112-page volume was ever published and this was undated. Christie wrote poetry for most of her life and the first traceable published works by her are three poems in 1919 - World Hymn in The Poetry ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 138

On Friendship Or Laelius

  [english | ]  

Cicero


Summary: [Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3 106 BC - December 7 43 BC sometimes anglicized as Tully) was a Roman philosopher statesman lawyer political theorist and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order and is widely considered one of Romes greatest orators and prose stylists. He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 55

On Generation And Corruption

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... the air-being by nature such as both to act and suffer action-heats the body.) But the supposition that a body is 'susceptible in some parts, ...... on the contrary, postulate two or more materials-ascribing to their 'association' and 'dissociation', or to their 'alteration', the coming-to-be ...... have more senses than one. For 'the damp', as well as the moist, is opposed to the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 498

On Germinal Selection As A Source Of Definite Variation

  [english | 1896]  

August Weismann


Excerpts: [... is such as is elicited and controlled by those conditions themselves, though indirectly. In basing my proof of the doctrine of Germinal Selection ...... the real cause {8} of the one's becoming a trout and of the other's becoming a salmon. The fact is, we can make no show of accounting for the complex ...... bitter opposition which it encounters, a transient depression only of the ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 374

On Ghosts

  [english | 1824]  

Mary Shelley


Summary: [Short Trips: The Ghosts of Christmas is a Big Finish original anthology edited by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The collection features stories set at Christmas in the past present and future. It is the third Christmas anthology released under the Short Trips title. Like all Doctor Who spin-off media its ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | fiction | ghostDownloads: 353

On Handling The Data

  [english | 1959]  

Mi Mayfield


Summary: [Sometimes a story is best told by omission--!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 30

On Horseback

  [english | ]  

Charles Dudley Warner


Summary: [I. My summer garden. Calvin: a character study. Backlog studies. Baddeck and that sort of thing.--II. Saunterings. --III. My winter on the Nile.--IV. In the Levant.--V. A roundabout journey.--VI. In the wilderness. How spring came in New England. Captain John Smith.--VII. Being a boy. On horseback. Mexican notes. The Golden Hesperides.--VIII. Studies in the South and West with Comments on Canada]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 499

On Horsemanship

  [english | ]  

Xenophon


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 221-231.]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 255

On Interpretation

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Summary: [An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States is a 1913 book by American historian Charles A. Beard. It argues that the structure of the Constitution of the United States was motivated primarily by the personal financial interests of the Founding Fathers. More specifically Beard contends that the Constitutional Convention was attended by and the Constitution was therefore ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 46

On Liberty

  [english | 1859]  

John Stuart Mill


Summary: [Guardians of Liberty is a three volume set of books published in 1943 by Bishop Alma Bridwell White author of over 35 books and founder of the Pillar of Fire Church. Guardians of Liberty is primarily devoted to summarizing Whites vehement anti-Catholicism under the guise of patriotism. White also defends her historical support of and association with the Ku Klux Klan while significantly but not ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 232

On Longevity And Shortness Of Life

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... animals and plants universally it is a single or diverse cause that makes some to be long-lived, others short-lived. Plants too have in some cases ...... of the difference applying to the genus I give man and horse (for mankind has a longer life than the horse), while within the species there ...... of them should share in the same nature, in all cases where things are not, like a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 5

On Memory And Reminiscence

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... remember the future is not possible, but this is an object of opinion or expectation (and indeed there might be actually a science of expectation, ...... for himself, as to the latter, that he heard, or saw, it, or had some such sensible experience of it. For whenever one exercises the faculty of ...... the faculty of memory), and the presentation (involved in such cognition) is an ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 371

On Nothing And Kindred Subjects

  [english | 1908]  

Hilaire Belloc


Summary: [LC copy signed by former owner Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [essays | audiobookDownloads: 299

On Old Age

  [english | ]  

Cicero


Summary: [Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3 106 BC - December 7 43 BC sometimes anglicized as Tully) was a Roman philosopher statesman lawyer political theorist and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order and is widely considered one of Romes greatest orators and prose stylists. He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 477

On Our Agrarian Program

  [english | 1903]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [On 8th July 1917 Alexander Kerensky became the new leader of the Provisional Government. Kerensky was still the most popular man in the government because of his political past. In the Duma he had been leader of the moderate socialists and had been seen as the champion of the working-class. However Kerensky like George Lvov was unwilling to end the war. In fact soon after taking office he ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 457

On Proletarian Culture

  [english | 1907]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [Vladimir Lenin was born in 1870 and was one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. He became a revolutionary a communist politician the principal leader of the October Revolution the first head of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic and from 1922 the first de facto leader of the Soviet Union. He wrote Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism while in exile in Switzerland ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 132

On Prophesying By Dreams

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... with contempt or give it implicit confidence. The fact that all persons, or many, suppose dreams to possess a special significance, tends to inspire ...... none of the other causes assigned appears probable. For that certain persons should have foresight in dreams concerning things destined to ...... a star [into the shadow] is a token of the eclipse, or [in which] roughness of the ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 223

On Revenues

  [english | ]  

Xenophon


Summary: [v. 1. An essay upon ways and means. An essay on the East India trade. Discourses on the public revenues and on the trade of England in two parts: pts. 1: I. Of the use of political arithmetic in all considerations about the revenues and trade. II. On credit and the means and methods by which it may be restored. III. On the management of the kings revenues. IV. Whether to farm the revenues may]
Genres: [essaysDownloads: 174

On Sense And The Sensible

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Summary: [A Sense of the World (subtitled How a Blind Man became Historys Greatest Traveler) is a bestselling biography of James Holman (1786-1857) the blind Engishman who overcame the adversity of sightlessness to become a world traveler and cultural commentator. Its author is Jason Roberts. The book was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award and for the international Guardian First ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 108

On Sleep And Sleeplessness

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... whether they are peculiar to soul or to body, or common to both and if common, to what part of soul or body they appertain: further, from what ...... the following considerations. The criterion by which we know the waking person to be awake is identical with that by which we know the sleeper ...... work beyond the natural time-limit of their working period for instance, the eyes ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 376
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