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On The Firing Line In Education

  [english | 1919]  

Adoniram Judson Ladd


Excerpts: [... at hand in the graduates of our colleges and universities-broadly trained men capable of assimilating, or learning, or in other ways gaining quickly, ...... have to pay for our democracy. On the other hand, an absolute monarchy can act quickly, for there may be but one individual to assimilate the new idea ...... room practises and likewise greatly aided in putting education on a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 273

On The Fringe Of The Great Fight

  [english | 1917]  

George Nasmith


Excerpts: [... hurried in one after another to obtain permission to do this or that prominent men anxious to do anything they might to assist in the great crisis, crowded ...... and the division began to rapidly round into shape. Meanwhile the artillery and cavalry had gone into billets in the surrounding villages, and were ...... day by day did the readers thereof conclude that England was doing ...]
Genres: [war | history | healthDownloads: 221

On The Frontier

  [english | 1884]  

Bret Harte


Excerpts: [... ain't the man to tie a granny knot.. Silence. said the invisible leader. Listen.. A hail, so faint and uncertain that it might have been the ...... of the little manzanita-thicketed valley five miles away, the failure of their enterprise had assumed in their eyes only the vague significance ...... they were all there and apparently in their usual condition. Anything wrong with the ...]
Genres: [westernDownloads: 495

On The Future Of Our Educational Institutions

  [english | ]  

Friedrich Nietzsche


Summary: [Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (October 15 1844 - August 25 1900) was a 19th-century German philosopher and classical philologist. He wrote critical texts on religion morality contemporary culture philosophy and science displaying a fondness for metaphor irony and aphorism. Nietzsches influence remains substantial within and beyond philosophy notably in existentialism and postmodernism. His style ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 183

On The Gait Of Animals

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... bent. For the opposite limbs are naturally of equal length, and the one which is under the weight must be a kind of perpendicular at right angles ...... In all the changes described that which moves now extends itself in a straight line to progress, and now is hooped it straightens ...... four points? Now we did not say that all Sanguinea move at four points, but merely at not ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 18

On The Generation Of Animals

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... the front or the back of the body. To take the uterus first, it is in the front of the body in vivipara because of the foetus, but at the loin ...... which must be investigated hereafter. For even if it were true that it comes from all the body, as they say, they ought not to claim that it comes ...... expelled from the body is great but the discharge still continues, only not on ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 50

On The Heavens

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... these distinctions, we may now proceed to the question whether the heaven is ungenerated or generated, indestructible or destructible. Let ...... what formerly was not afterwards is, whether a process of becoming was or was not involved, so long as that which then was not, now is (b) secondly, ...... as earthy and endowed with weight, and therefore supported it in their fabulous ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 247

On The High Road

  [english | ]  

Anton Chekhov


Summary: [Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 ? 15 July 1904) was a Russian short-story writer playwright and physician considered to be one of the greatest short-story writers in the history of world literature. His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Chekhov practised as a doctor throughout most of his literary ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 484

On the History of the Party Programme

  [english | 1897]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The revolution and the introduction of a planned economy laid the basis for the transformation of Russia from the India of Europe to the second most powerful economy and country on the globe. Despite the squandering of the advantages of the planned economy by the monstrous one-party totalitarian regime which subsequently arose the Russian Revolution has been more than justified in the colossal ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 78

On the History of the Question of the Unfortunate Peace

  [english | 1897]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [In 1917 Russia was again at war (WWI) and they were losing to the Germans mainly because they lacked the modern industry to support its war effort and didnt have an adequate railroad system to get supplies to the front. As in 1905 when revolution broke out confidence was not very high in the Tsar Nicholas II. The situation in Petrograd (formerly St Petersburg) was dire for most of the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 20

On The Improvement Of The Understanding

  [english | ]  

Benedict De Spinoza


Summary: [On The Improvement Of The Understanding by Benedict De Spinoza. Benedict de Spinoza s classic work ]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 429

On The Indian Trail

  [english | ]  

Egerton Ryerson Young


Excerpts: [... he is. But I suppose we have a different view of how we ought to tell others how much time we spend praying. Things are different these days. This ...... in our bill of fare. Black bears being still numerous in those wild regions we sometimes had bear's steak broiled on the coals, or ribs skidded on ...... find some human, habitation in which to obtain or prepare their food and ...]
Genres: [religion | fiction and literatureDownloads: 203

On The Iron At Big Cloud

  [english | 1911]  

Frank Packard


Summary: [On The Iron At Big Cloud by Frank L Packard. A book about railroad life on tbe Rocky Mountain division of a big transcontinental line where exciting and unusual events happen and common men may in an instant s time turn into heroes. Before the author made writing his profession he spent four years in the engineering department of the road when it dug blasted burrowed and trestled its right of way ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 210

On The Irrawaddy

  [english | ]  

G Henty


Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 354

On The King Service

  [english | 1917]  

Innes Logan


Excerpts: [... in combatant corps were sent back to face death again and again. This (we are told) has now been rectified, but it was for long a source of great soreness. ...... were at this service are all dead: one fell at Loos, one in Mesopotamia, and one on the Somme. The oldest of them, who was an officer in a Guards battalion, ...... that at three in the afternoon Jock is hit, in the front ...]
Genres: [war | religionDownloads: 259

On The Makaloa Mat

  [english | 1919]  

Jack London


Summary: [The best Hawaii stories and among Londons best stories overall including Shin Bones and The Water Baby.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 20

On The Motion Of Animals

  [english | ]  

Aristotle


Excerpts: [... of movement is altered in structure through sense-perception and thus changes, it carries with it the parts that depend upon it and they too ...... desire is the middle term or cause, and desire moves being moved, still in the material animated body there must be some material which itself ...... their assigned part as it is ordered, and one thing follows another in its accustomed ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 213

On the National Pride of the Great Russians

  [english | 1896]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [After the defeat of the July Days the Bolsheviks had their backs to the wall. Their press had been smashed and many of their leaders were also being hounded. The reaction was further boosted by the revelation that Lenin was really in the pay of the German government (with which Russia was still at war). This lie peddled by a couple of drunken adventurers implausible though it was was suddenly ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 159

On the Nature of the Russian Revolution

  [english | 1908]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [So the Bolsheviks slogans demanded of these parties leaders that they do the job their supporters expected them to do. Their key demands were that the socialists break with the Kadets and take political power into their own hands. The compromisers could easily have done this by declaring the executive of the Soviet the government of the country. The Bolshevik slogans Down with the ten capitalist ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 214

On The Origin Of Clockwork Perpetual Motion Devices

  [english | 1959]  

Derek De Solla Price


Excerpts: [... clock in the early 14th century.[1] This view must presume that a generally sophisticated knowledge of gearing antedates the invention of the clock and ...... examine the other side of this gap. Recent research on the history of early mechanical clocks has demonstrated certain peculiarities most relevant ...... is continuous and, at least from Chang Hng onwards, largely independent ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 253
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