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The Martyrs of Science, or, the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler

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David Brewster


“The martyrs of Science” gives a brief biography of Galileo, Brahe and Kepler. These three men played a pivotal role in the scientific revol…

My Reminiscences

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Rabindranath Tagore


These Reminiscences were written and published by the Author in his fiftieth year, shortly before he started on a trip to Europe and America…

Idea of number and its simple modes

In An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding Book I

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John Locke


John Locke's essays on human understanding answers the question “What gives rise to ideas in our minds?”. In the first book Locke refutes th…

Chapter 7 Part 1

In The Life of Mozart Volume 1

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Otto Jahn


An in depth look into the life of one of the greatest ever composers and musicians. Mozart was truly a gifted individual and this is an inte…

Chapter I e: The Psychological Peculiarities of Dreams

In The Interpretation of Dreams

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Sigmund Freud


A neat book on dream analysis by the founding father of psychoanalysis. This book is about the inner theater and the workings of the mind in…

01 - The Little New Year

In Buttercup Gold And Other Stories

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Ellen Robena Field


A charming collection of short stories and verses for young children. First published by the Bangor, Maine Kindergarten Association. (Summar…

MADRAS AND CALCUTTA, PART 1

In A Woman's Journey Round the World

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer


Ida Laura Pfeiffer was an Austrian traveler and travel book author, one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated i…