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On Nature - Aphorisms by Goethe

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 025

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Thomas Henry Huxley


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Chapter 02, The Virtues of Architecture

In The Stones of Venice, Volume 1

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John Ruskin


The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from …

Preface

In Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 1

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Thomas Stevens


Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Franc…

Folly 1: Squaring the Circle Part 1

In The Seven Follies of Science

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John Phin


The seven follies of science; a popular account of the most famous scientific impossibilities and the attempts which have been made to solve…

Maria Theresa pt 1

In The Heroines of History

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John S. Jenkins


A look at some of the famous women in European history. Includes biographies on Cleopatra; Isabella of Castile; Joan of Arc; Maria Theresa; …

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In Falklandjes

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Herman Heijermans and Herman Heijermans, Jr.


Herman Heijermans publiceerde onder het pseudoniem Samuel Falkland columns vanaf 1894 in De Telegraaf en later vanaf 1896 in het Algemeen Ha…

XXI.General Summary and Conclusion

In The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 3

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Charles Darwin


III. SEXUAL SELECTION IN RELATION TO MAN, AND CONCLUSION. Part 3 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin,…

Ether and the Theory of Relativity

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 017

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Albert Einstein


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Chapter 9 - The Coral-Reef

In Madam How and Lady Why

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Charles Kingsley


Did you ever wish you knew how to explain natural phenomena such as earthquakes and volcanoes to your children? Search no more, this book ha…

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 1

In The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 2

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Charles Darwin


Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great boo…

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