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By: Robert Charles Hope (1855-1926)
|The Leper in England: with some account of English lazar-houses|
By: Hosea Quinby (1804-1878)
|The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences|
By: Harry Best (1880-)
|The Deaf Their Position in Society and the Provision for Their Education in the United States|
By: John Higginbottom (1788-1876)
|An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers|
By: Robert Carmichael-Smyth
|A Letter from Major Robert Carmichael-Smyth to His Friend, the Author of 'The Clockmaker'|
By: William Hunter (1718-1783)
|On the uncertainty of the signs of murder in the case of bastard children|
By: William Taylor Marrs
|Confessions of a Neurasthenic|
By: Edmund Deane (1582?-1640)
|Spadacrene Anglica The English Spa Fountain|
By: J. J. [Editor] Cranmer
|Vanity, All Is Vanity A Lecture on Tobacco and its effects|
By: Rossiter W. (Rossiter Worthington) Raymond (1840-1918)
|Peter Cooper The Riverside Biographical Series, Number 4|
By: Archibald Makellar
|An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis or Ulceration Induced by Carbonaceous Accumulation in the Lungs of Coal Miners|
By: Orin Fowler (1791-1852)
|A Disquisition on the Evils of Using Tobacco and the Necessity of Immediate and Entire Reformation|
By: C. J. (Charles John) Cornish (1858-1906)
|The Naturalist on the Thames|
By: Joseph Bradford Cox (1840-)
|Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society|
By: H. Gordon Montague
|Two New Pocket Gophers from Wyoming and Colorado|
By: Donald W. Janes
|Home Range and Movements of the Eastern Cottontail in Kansas|
By: England) Knaresbrough Rail-Way Committee (Knaresborough
|Report of the Knaresbrough Rail-way Committee|
By: William B. Jackson
|Seventeen Species of Bats Recorded from Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone|
Short Nonfiction Collection
A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain.
By: J.G. M'Pherson (1845-?)
Meteorology; or Weather Explained
Weather Explained: Fog, clouds, rain, haze, thunder, cyclones, dew point and how to count dust motes are just a few of the 35 topics covered in short, easy to read and understand chapters in this book published in 1905.
The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book
A collection of articles from Good Housekeeping magazine, The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book focuses on the subject of marriage. With instructions and advice from courtship to raising children, this collection aims to assist those with questions and concerns surrounding marriage and the ensuing relationship. Published in 1938.
A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery
This book, a reprint of a successful English publication, has been so enlarged as to be to all intents and purposes new. It has been carefully revised by a Reverend gentleman, who for some time filled the chair of Physics and Chemistry in one of our colleges. Recent inventions and improvements are described in a simple, popular style, so as to be easily understood by all, and short notices are given of prominent inventors and scientists. The paragraphs relating to doctrinal matters conform in every respect to the teachings of the Church...
Sketches Of The Fair Sex
Sketches of the fair sex, in all parts of the world. To which are added rules for determining the precise figure, the degree of beauty, the habits, and the age of women, notwithstanding the aids and disguise of dress. It is our design to present a pleasing and interesting miscellany, which will serve to beguile the leisure hour, and will at the same time couple instruction with amusement. We have used but little method in the arrangement: Choosing rather to furnish the reader with a rich profusion...
A recording of the first 2000 prime numbers (2-17389). Recommended listening for math fanatics and insomniacs!
By: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Professor Freud developed his system of psychoanalysis while studying the so-called borderline cases of mental diseases, such as hysteria and compulsion neurosis. By discarding the old methods of treatment and strictly applying himself to a study of the patient's life he discovered that the hitherto puzzling symptoms had a definite meaning, and that there was nothing arbitrary in any morbid manifestation. Psychoanalysis always showed that they referred to some definite problem or conflict of the person concerned...
By: Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
Metaphysics is essentially a reconciliation of Plato’s theory of Forms that Aristotle acquired at the Academy in Athens, with the view of the world given by common sense and the observations of the natural sciences. According to Plato, the real nature of things is eternal and unchangeable. However, the world we observe around us is constantly and perpetually changing. Aristotle’s genius was to reconcile these two apparently contradictory views of the world. The result is a synthesis of the naturalism of empirical science, and the mysticism of Plato, that informed the Western intellectual tradition for more than two thousand years...
By: Harry Harrison (1925-)
The Misplaced Battleship
"It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship ... but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But a misplaced battleship—in the wrong hands!—can be most dangerous." The world class con man and thief known as the Stainless Steel Rat (diGriz) has another very big problem to solve and this science fiction novella by the great Harry Harrison will see if he can solve it and perhaps four or five more like it before this fascinating and funny tale is finished. 'Use a thief to catch a thief' sounds great but it sometimes has unexpected results.
By: H. Beam Piper (1904-1964)
A Slave is A Slave
The Galactic Empire is slowly 'welcoming' into the family of civilized worlds those systems so far off in the backwater of the galaxy that they have been overlooked and ignored for the past 500 years or so. This is purely routine work because every planet offered the chance has eagerly accepted the invitation. Mainly because the enlightened Empire lets the planetary government continue to rule and do whatever it wants...with a few minor restrictions of course; and because the they are shown what happens to planets who decide not to accept the invitation...
By: Herbert J. Hall (1870-1923)
The Untroubled Mind
A very wise physician has said that “every illness has two parts—what it is, and what the patient thinks about it.” What the patient thinks about it is often more important and more troublesome than the real disease. What the patient thinks of life, what life means to him is also of great importance and may be the bar that shuts out all real health and happiness. The following pages are devoted to certain ideals of life which I would like to give to my patients, the long-time patients who have especially fallen to my lot.
By: Harry Harrison (1925 -)
The human race has reached the stars, colonized many planets and done amazing things in all areas of scientific progress. But humans are still humans and remain both honorable and not so honorable; some with high ideals and others with very low ones indeed. So why hasn't war occurred in several centuries among the hundreds of planets? Has man really changed? Not on your life it hasn't! Read how science has given man peace but at what cost?
|My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III. 1888 Edition|
By: E.E. Smith (1890-1965)
The Vortex Blaster
Uncontrolled, terribly violent Atomic Vortices are slowly destroying civilization on every human planet throughout the galaxy. Nothing can contain or stop them despite the lensmen's best efforts until one destroys the home and family of "Storm" Cloud, brilliant atomic physicist. The tragedy triggers actions on his part that pit him one-on-one against the horrible vortices. Introducing "storm" Cloud as THE Vortex Blaster