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Sartor Resartus the Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdr Ockh

By: Thomas Carlyle

...schrecke, had it in his power to furnish the requisite Documents. As in some chemical mixture, that has stood long evaporating, but would not crystall... ...hors are her stuff: examine Language; what, if you except some few primitive elements (of natural sound), what is it all but Metaphors, recognized as ... ...ll fluid and florid, or now solid grown and colorless? If those same primitive elements are the osseous fixtures in the Flesh Garment, Language,—then are... ...mmering air, here one mass, there another, and cunningly cemented, while the elements boil beneath: nor is there any supernatural force to do it with;... ...tial) Egg; wherein as yet all is formless, powerless; yet by degrees organic elements and fibres shoot through the watery albumen; and out of vague Sen... ...s the annual Cattle fair. Here, assembling from all the four winds, came the elements of an unspeakable hurry burly. Nut brown maids and nut IDYLLIC... ...In our busy Europe, is there not an everlasting demand for Intellect, in the chemical, mechanical, political, religious, educational, commercial depar...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...dino and the pillage of Moscow it had borne within itself, as it were, the chemical elements of dissolution. The members of what had once been an army... ...the pillage of Moscow it had borne within itself, as it were, the chemical elements of dissolution. The members of what had once been an army—Napoleon...

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Best of Freshman Writing 1 Best of Freshman Writing

By: Lucy Morrison

...hat permits a family- oriented life. But the demands made by each of these elements are not easy to reconcile. It is easier for us to make a choice be... ...ows that any level of force will only be met with more hijacking, possibly chemical or bio- logical weapons, and other forms of ter- ror. And suppose ...

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The Wife and Other Stories

By: Anton Tchekhov

... failed, and so what’s the use of all your judgment and energy?… It’ s the elements.… You can’t go against God and fate.” “Y es, but that’ s what man ... ...fate.” “Y es, but that’ s what man has a head for, to conten d against the elements.” “Eh? Yes… that’s so, to be sure.… Yes.” Ivan Ivanitch sneezed in... ... of his future. In the course of his life he will prepare many hundreds of chemicals of ex- ceptional purity; he will write a number of dry and very a... ...ch into the room in the following order: fore- most goes Nikolay, with the chemicals and apparatus or with a chart; after him I come; and then the car...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...into “science of religions.” LECTURE XIX OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Aes- thetic elements in religion—Contrast of Catholicism and Protestantism— Sacrifice a... ...eory say that this makes no differ- ence to their thesis; that without the chemical con- tributions which the sex-organs make to the blood, the brain ... ...t hour. When we praise the thoughts which health brings, health’s peculiar chemical metabolisms have nothing to do with determining our judgment. We k... ...me ele- ments which morality pure and simple does not con- tain, and these elements I shall soon seek to point out; so I will myself continue to apply... ...onal religion, even without theology or ritual, would prove to embody some elements that moral- ity pure and simple does not contain. You may re- memb... ...ontain. You may re- member that I promised shortly to point out what those elements were. In a general way I can now say what I had in mind. “I accept... ...erature to the systematic expulsion from his writings of all con- tractile elements. The only sentiments he allowed him- self to express were of the e... ...e, is but a passive resultant of the really elemen- tary forces, physical, chemical, physiological, and psycho-physical, which are all impersonal and ...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume 3

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...d prow, That they who die not may be dying still. And not alone the insane elements Are populous with wild portents, But that sad ship is as a miracle... ...nheard by all but gifted ear. FAIRY: ‘Stars! your balmiest influence shed! Elements! your wrath suspend! _115 S... ...fancy culls The spirits of the air, the shuddering ghost, The genii of the elements, the powers That give a shape to Nature’s varied works, ... ...orance. Awhile thou stoodst Baffled and gloomy; then thou didst sum up The elements of all that thou didst know; _95 The ch... ...e ruins soon left not a wreck behind: _130 Their elements, wide scattered o’er the globe, To happier shapes were moulded, an... ...ral philosopher could predict the effects of the mixture of any particular chemical substances. Why is the aged husbandman more experienced than the y... ...rily spring; the putrid atmosphere of crowded cities; the exhala- tions of chemical processes; the muffling of our bodies in superfluous apparel; the ...

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...ily compte rendu, served him afterwards as notes from which to write his Elements of Political Economy . After this I read Ricardo, giving an accoun... ...w ones. When I returned, my father was just fin ishing for the press his Elements of Political Economy , and he made me perform an exercise on the m... ...hands by him, and I made a mar ginal analysis of it as I had done of the Elements of Political Economy. Next to the Traité de Législation , it was ... ...conomy. We chose some sys tematic treatise as our text book; my father’s Elements being our first choice. One of us read aloud a chapter, or some sm... ...he last morning’s discussion. When we had finished in this way my father’s Elements, we went in the same manner through Ricardo’s Principles of Polit... ...thing not unlike this was pointed out as one of the distinctions be tween chemical and mechanical phenomena, in the intro duction to that favourite ...

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Notes from the Underground

By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

...d become spiteful. I was conscious every moment in myself of many, very many elements absolutely opposite to that. I felt them positively swarming in ... ...tely opposite to that. I felt them positively swarming in me, these opposite elements. I knew that they had Notes from the Underground Dostoyevsky ... ...European civilisation, a man who is “divorced from the soil and the national elements,” as they express it now a days. His moans become nasty, disgust... ...nce again of those accursed laws of consciousness, anger in me is subject to chemical disintegration. You look into it, the object flies off into air,... ... we really aspire to formulas and tables of rules, and well, even ... to the chemical retort, there’s no help for it, we must accept the retort too, o... ...cking. But at that time I could not get rid of him, it was as though he were chemically combined with my existence. Besides, nothing would have induce...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ena of which it is cognizant and that always appear dependent on these two elements. Whatever presentation of the activity of many men or of an indivi... ...differs from any other force. The forces of gravitation, elec- tricity, or chemical affinity are only distinguished from one an- other in that they ar... ...dies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, p... ... seeks law, that is, the property common to all unknown, infinitely small, elements. In another form but along the same path of reflection the other s... ...d seek the laws common to all the inseparably interconnected infinitesimal elements of free will. CHAPTER XII FROM THE TIME THE LAW of Copernicus was ...

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Autobiography Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life

By: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

...it had been some composite, divisible and reunitable substance, some finer chemical salt, or curious piece of logical joinery,—began to lose its immat... ... for the citizens of Frankfort, a botanic garden, an anatomical theatre, a chemical laboratory, a considerable library, and a house for the director, ... ...ndeed it were not a shepherdess or huntress to whom they descended. And as elements of this kind, from “Ovid’s Metamorphoses,” or the “Pantheon Mythic... ...ld, having represented, in paintings to be placed over the doors, the four elements as children and boys, after life, and having expended the greatest... ... passed only a few moments in them. The case often happens, that, when the elements of an exclusive art are taught us, this is done in a painful and r... ...hich he immediately put in, and by degrees composed the whole out of these elements with the utmost care and fidelity. On one occasion I had caught a ... ... in the subordinate characters, a happy union of bizarre and contradictory elements is artistically represented. If I have put my reader in some perpl... ... of many natural things: and, inasmuch as I well knew that in modern times chemical subjects were treated more methodically, I wished to get a general... ...apoth- ecaries and all those who operated with common fire. How- ever, the chemical “Compendium” of Boerhaave attracted me powerfully, and led me on t...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...suspended upon that question. What, then, is religion? Decomposed into its elements, as they are found in Christianity, how many powers for acting on ... ...rnation, of the Atonement, of the Resurrection, and others. Here are great elements; and now let me ask, how many of these are found in the Heathen re... ...t the Christian, and precisely through some one or two of its differential elements, could have been an organ of political movement. Most divines who ... ...n which different nations combine ideas. The French word shall combine the elements, l, m, n, o—the nearest English word, perhaps, m, n, o, p. For in-... ...ven then beginning to ferment, to boil, to overthrow—that mightiest of all elements for exalting the chemistry of philosophy—grand and, for the first ... ...ble chemistry. What is so familiar to the perceptions of man as the common chemical agents of water, air, and the soil on which we tread? Yet each one...

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ng her existence a great law had been broken; and the result was a being whose elements were perhaps beautiful and brilliant, but all in disorder, or ... ...nd in the PEARL 63 nature of the child seemed to be perpetuated those unquiet elements that had dis tracted Hester Prynne before Pearl’s birth, but ... ...her hand, were really capable of moral and religious growth, and possessed the elements of ultimate salvation, then, surely, it would enjoy all the fa... ...ut provided with a distilling apparatus and the means of compounding drugs and chemicals, THE LEECH 85 which the practised alchemist knew well how to... ...nor owned herself akin to it. It was as if she had been made afresh out of new elements, and must perforce be permitted to live her own life, and be a... ... quality almost majestic in the despair which she expressed. “Thou hadst great elements. Peradventure, hadst thou met earlier with a better love than ...

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Speeches: Literary and Social

By: Charles Dickens

...to say to the proudest and most thoughtless—”These creatures have the same elements and capacities of goodness as your selves, they are moulded in th... ...st class literary institution. It has its reading rooms, its library, its chemical laboratory, its museum, its art department, its lecture hall, and ... ...find him here. Suppose that one of the industrial students should turn his chemical studies to the practical account of extracting gold from waste col... ...ed with the materiality of the spark? What is the mate riality of certain chemical substances that we can weigh or measure, imprison or release, comp... ...f life,—the French and German. I find that there is a class for drawing, a chemical class, subdivided into the elementary branch and the manufacturing...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

...that dur 34 TheMagician ing the Middle Ages imagination peopled the four elements with intelligences, normally unseen, some of which were friendly t... ...r over the whole world, power over all created things, power over the very elements, power over God Himself. His lust was so vast that he could not re... ...nce. I tell you that for this art nothing is impossible. It com mands the elements, and knows the language of the stars, and directs the planets in t... ... dispensary of a hospital, each containing great quantities of a different chemical. The three friends stood in silence. The emptiness of the room con... ...rnished no differently from the others, but to the various instruments for chemical operations on a large scale were added all manner of electrical ap...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Two

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...here they caught him, was a closet, ten feet by eight, fitted up with some chemical apparatus, of which the object has not yet been ascertained. In on... ..., Dr. Percival, Spallanzani, and especially the Bishop of Landaff. — See “Chemical Essays,” vol v. 99 V olume Two Heaven and Hell of Swedenborg ; t... ...litude; — but the night waned and he sat upon the rock. “Then I cursed the elements with the curse of tumult; and a frightful tempest gathered in the ... ...wrong for the wrong’s sake, admit of analysis, or resolution into ulterior elements. It is a radical, a primitive im- pulse-elementary. It will be sai... ... mankind —that as a species we have in our possession the as yet unwrought elements of content—and that, even now, in the present darkness and madness... ...play of imagination in the endless combining of forms of novel beauty; the elements to enter into combination being, by a vast superiority, the most g... ...s my own, surpassing the far-famed view from that mountain in all the true elements of the picturesque. “I am aware,” said the traveller, as he drew a...

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Two Poets

By: Honoré de Balzac

...father’s ideas. M. Chardon had talked of a method of refin- ing sugar by a chemical process, which would reduce the cost of production by one-half; an... ...e with such ugly unanimity in the in- surrection of 1830 and destroyed the elements of a durable social system in France. As the overweening haughtine... ... laboratory apron, was standing with a retort in his hand, inspecting some chemical product while keeping an eye upon the shop door, or if the eye hap...

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On the Origin of Species

By: Charles Darwin

...cause of variability may be attributed to the male and female reproductive elements having been affected prior to the act of conception. Several rea- ... ...r absolute deserts, the struggle for life is al- most exclusively with the elements. That climate acts in main part indirectly by favouring other spec... ...nged legs of the water-beetle, the relation seems at first confined to the elements of air and water. Yet the advantage of plumed seeds no doubt stand... ... varying or plastic condition of the offspring. The male and female sexual elements seem to be affected before that union takes place which is to form... ...look at climate and the physi- cal conditions of life as the all-important elements of distribution, these facts ought to cause surprise, as climate a... ...eitful guide. Nevertheless all living things have much in common, in their chemical composi- tion, their germinal vesicles, their cellular structure, ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume One

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...own quantity all along. In any picture that he paints he un- derstands the chemical properties of all his colors. However vague some of his figures ma... ...ves in his works, whatever their design, traces of his personal character: elements of his immortal being, in which the individual survives the person... ...s in the case of difficulty in breathing, where the atmospheric density is chemically insufficient for the due renovation of blood in a ventricle of t... ...fied at- mosphere around might perhaps not be, as I had taken for granted, chemically insufficient for the purposes of life, and that a person born in... ... this satellite when an embryo in the womb of time, the passive subject of chemical affinity!” This is very fine; but it should be observed that no as... ...archment, the skull which I saw designed upon it. Y ou are well aware that chemical preparations exist, and have existed time out of mind, by means of...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...r with safety the vessel in which we are all embarked amidst the conflicting elements of a troubled world. During the contest of opinion through which... ...nd to meet the first invasions of a foreign foe, and, while constituting the elements of a greater force, to preserve the science as well as all the n... ...ities of political contention and blended into harmony the most discor dant elements of public opinion There still remains one effort of magnanimity,... ...een seen in the institutions of the separate members of any confederacy more elements of discord. In the principles and forms of government and religi... ...sed in the administration both of your home and foreign affairs. Whether the elements of inherent force in the Re public have kept pace with its unpa... ...or and destruction. Our children will sleep free from the threat of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons. Ports and airports, farms and factories w...

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The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

...kmen in all crafts, with their cunning head and right-hand, tamed the Four Elements to be their ministers; yoking the winds to their Sea-chariot, maki... ...h bayonets. Singular, but undeniable,—miraculous or not!—But thus may any chemical liquid; though cooled to the freezing-point, or far lower, still c... ...hes wholly into ice. Thus has France, for long months and even years, been chemically dealt with; brought below zero; and now, shaken by the Fall of a... ...fter phasis of fever-frenzy;—’till the frenzy burning itself out, and what elements of new Order it held (since all Force holds such) developing them-... ...lution is not of the consolidating kind. Do not fires, fevers, sown seeds, chemical mixtures, men, events; all embodiments of Force that work in this ... ... and continual meal-mobs? Undebauched Soldiers, be there plot, or only dim elements of a plot, are always good. Did not the Versailles Municipality (a...

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Confidence

By: Henry James

...erving the composition of the little picture of which I have indicated the elements, and of which the parapet of the terrace would form the fore- grou... ...- ing things out than this proposal that his friend should come and make a chemical analysis—a geometrical sur- vey—of the lady of his love. “That I s... ... as a specimen. Gordon was away from home during much of the day; he had a chemical labora- tory in which he was greatly interested, and which he took...

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The Voyage of the Beagle

By: Charles Darwin

...tly an extension of that law, and the effect of those same causes, whether chemical or mechanical, from which it results that a vast majority of the v... ...panish colonies do not, like our British ones, carry within themselves the elements of growth. Many Indians of pure blood reside here: the tribe of th... ...in and snow fell. As far as we could make out, he seemed to con- sider the elements themselves as the avenging agents: it is evident in this case, how... ...this case, how naturally, in a race a little more advanced in culture, the elements would become personified. What the “bad wild men” were, has always... ...till night, after having been so long in- volved in the din of the warring elements! January 15th, 1833. — The Beagle anchored in Goeree Roads. Captai... ...ow and then is cleared out, and thrown into a common heap. A great deal of chemical action then commences, salts of various kinds effloresce on the su... ...s say, to gen- erate the metal) are longer. There can be no doubt that the chemical action, already mentioned, each time liberates fresh gold from som... ... not decreased from the want of novelty, even in the slightest degree. The elements of the scenery are so simple, that they are worth mentioning, as a...

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The Golden Bowl

By: Henry James

.... In making which remark, with its apparently so limited enumeration of my elements, I naturally am brought up against the fact of the fundamental few... ... test—in other words to begin to re read—was at once to get nearer all its elements and so, as by the next felicity, feel it purged of every doubt. It... ... of the sorry businesses of “The American,” for instance, where, given the elements and the essence, the long stored grievance of the subject bristlin... ...on, his hands and the hair of his head, might have been steeped as in some chemical bath: the effect was nowhere in particular, yet he constantly felt... ...n by the father and the daughter did really little else than deal with the elements definitely presented to each in the vibration produced by the retur... ...profit at will. A pleasant hush, for that matter, had fallen on most of the elements while she lingered apart with her companion; it involved, this ser... ...ion of how, in the snug laboratory of her afterthought, she should be able chemically to analyse it. There were moments positively, still beyond this,...

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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ive nature, in the complex system of a human life; a life in which all the elements move and play simultaneously, and with something more than mere si... ...ignorance, should leave behind him all modern re- sources of chemistry, of chemical agriculture, or of steam- power. Hazlitt had read nothing. Unacqua... ...tion lies in the key of the evolu- tion, in the law of the succession. The elements are nothing without the atmosphere that moulds, and the dynamic fo...

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Notes on Life and Letters

By: Joseph Conrad

...s many others have done, I had “sensed it”—that promised land of steel, of chemical dyes, of method, of efficiency; that race planted in the middle of... ... winter of ’81, not of war, truly, but of a fairly lively contest with the elements which were very angry indeed. There had been a troublesome week of... ...even the best position has its dangers on account of the fickleness of the elements. But I think that, left untrammelled to the individual effort of i...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

...ames. Leaves of Grass –Whitman 35 17 Expanding and swift, henceforth, Elements, breeds, adjustments, turbulent, quick and audacious, A world pr... ...ipper speeds by under full sail. Allons! with power, liberty, the earth, the elements, Health, defiance, gayety, self esteem, curiosity; Allons! from ... ...man the glory of his daily walk and trade, To sing in songs how exercise and chemical life are never to be baffled, To manual work for each and all, t... ...interminable rivers, you are immense and interminable as they, These furies, elements, storms, motions of Nature, throes of apparent dissolution, you ... ...ter or mistress over them, Master or mistress in your own right over Nature, elements, pain, passion, dissolution. The hopples fall from your ankles, ... ...s with his thrift, The droves and crops increase, the barns are well fill’d. Elements merge in the night, ships make tacks in the dreams, The sailor s...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...kmen in all crafts, with their cunning head and right-hand, tamed the Four Elements to be their ministers; yoking the winds to their Sea-chariot, maki... ...bayonets. Singular, but undeni- able,—miraculous or not!—But thus may any chemical liquid; though cooled to the freezing-point, or far lower, still c... ...hes wholly into ice. Thus has France, for long months and even years, been chemically dealt with; brought below zero; and now, shaken by the Fall of a... ...fter phasis of fever-frenzy;—’till the frenzy burning itself out, and what elements of new Order it held (since all Force holds such) de- 135 Thomas ... ...lution is not of the consolidating kind. Do not fires, fevers, sown seeds, chemical mixtures, men, events; all embodiments of Force that work in this ... ...nd con- tinual meal-mobs? Undebauched Soldiers, be there plot, or only dim elements of a plot, are always good. Did not the Versailles Municipality (a... ...ce is as a monstrous Galvanic Mass, wherein all sorts of far stranger than chemical galvanic or electric forces and substances are at work; electrifyi... ... to maintain itself, while it can. Here, as in that Commixture of the Four Elements did the Anarch Old, has an august Assembly spread its pavil- ion; ... ...pected arena, on this last day of February 1791, the Three long-contending elements of French Society, dashed forth into singular comico- tragical col...

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The Egoist : A Comedy in Narrative

By: George Meredith

...ay per annum, at the same time showing his acquaintance with the first, or chemical, principles of generosity, in the remark to friends at home, that ... ...l, he calls himself a Patterne, he is undoubtedly a man of courage, he has elements of our blood, and the name. I think I am to be approved for desiri... ...I am sorry, but such was your decision, my friend. I have, you see, Clara, elements in me—” “Dreadful!” “Exert your persuasive powers with Vernon. You... ...ing for a week or two. Lead him to some ideas 103 George Meredith of her.—Elements in me, I was remarking, which will no more bear to be handled care... ...se who have not done so have repented.” “You do not speak to others of the elements in you,” said Clara. “I certainly do not: I have but one bride,” w... ...e: she was pure of will: fire rather than ice. And in beginning to see the elements she was made of she did not shuffle them to a heap with her sweet ...

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Magnum Bonum or Mother Careys Brood

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...l of education to be able to work with her little cousins. The incongruous elements were the two elder girls, who could by no means study together, si... ...en was gone to Eton, but Janet and Bobus had many dis- cussions over their chemical experiments, about possibilities and probabilities, odd compounds ... ...had you been doing?” inquired Mary, at sight of the brown stains. “T rying chemical experiments with Bobus,” said her mother. “Yes!” cried Janet, “and... ...dearest. If Allen does not take to it now, I am sure Bobus will be a great chemical discoverer, able to give all his time and spare no expense, and th... ...ath- ematical instruments and various books; Bobus’s purchases were divers chemical appliances and a pocket microscope, also what he thrust into Jessi...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...: with questions of the threefold designation of God, the three primordial elements—sulphur, mercury, and salt—or the meaning of the square and all th... ...r all is one, all is known in its entirety and life. The Trinity—the three elements of matter—are sulphur, mercury, and salt. Sul- phur is of an oily ... ...nd become comprehensible to man only when he examines arbitrarily selected elements of that motion; but at the same time, a large proportion of human ... ...omes from the arbitrary division of continuous motion into dis- continuous elements. There is a well known, so-called sophism of the ancients consisti... ...sulted from this: that motion was arbitrarily divided into discon- tinuous elements, whereas the motion both of Achilles and of the tortoise was conti... ...dino and the pillage of Moscow it had borne within itself, as it were, the chemical elements of dissolu- tion. The members of what had once been an ar... ...y differs from any other force. The forces of gravitation, electricity, or chemical affinity are only distin- guished from one another in that they ar... ...dies, the undefinable essence of the forces of heat and electricity, or of chemical affinity, or of the vital force, forms the content of astronomy, p...

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Cousin Pons

By: Honoré de Balzac

...tate, are usually just as they were before. They fulfil, in some sort, the chemical and physical functions of bodies which conduct electricity; at tim... ...Rue de la Perle and the Rue de Normandie; so impatient was he to know the “elements of the case” (to use his own expression), that he was coming to se... ...ng in this packing process—saw with the sharp pain that dissolves the very elements of thought. “Do as you vill—” he answered mechanically. The inno- ...

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To Build a Fire : And Other Stories

By: Jack London

...end to their wills all creeping, crawl ing things, and the powers of the very elements themselves. Yes, the white men were strange and wonderful, and... ...the affair to the test, as in the laboratory he would have put to the test any chemical reaction. He increased his feigned ardor for the bushwoman, at... ... chance, and it contained the speech and wisdom of the stars. What engines and elements and mastered forces, what lore and mysteries and destiny contr...

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The Brothers Karamazov

By: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky

...ghtest arrierepensee “I start from the position that this confusion of elements, that is, of the essential principles of Church and State, will, o... ... that it is impossible for them to mingle, and that the confusion of these elements cannot lead to any consistent or even normal results, for there is... ...all through your science. Once there used to be at- oms, five senses, four elements, and then everything hung *I think, therefore I am. 608 THE BROT... ...me extinct, been frozen; cracked, broken to bits, dis- integrated into its elements, again ‘the water above the firma- ment,’ then again a comet, agai... ...s watch (though to my thinking his watch must have long dissolved into its elements on the way), he cried out that those two seconds were worth walkin... ...m? Perhaps a whole constellation. But perhaps that constellation is only a chemical molecule. There’s a constellation of the Lion and the Sun. Don’t y...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

.... In this sense it is peculiarly the literature of truth and authenticity. Elements of imagina- tion and speculation must enter into all other forms o... ...ly. The truth is, that he was not so well qualified for being a teacher of elements, and a conductor in learning by regular gradations, as men of infe... ...arriage, be- ing chiefly occupied in reading Dr. Watson’s second volume of Chemical Essays, which he liked very well, and his own Prince of Abyssinia,...

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Resurrection

By: Mrs. Louis Maude

...bles. The postmortem ex amination of the body of the said Smelkoff and the chemical analysis of his intestines proved beyond doubt the presence of poi... ...ic features of that very painful phenomenon, the corruption to which those elements of our present-day society, which are, so 76 Resurrection to say,... ...s, such as Maslova. Guard it from infection; guard the innocent and strong elements of society from contagion or even destruction.” And as if himself ...

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Anna Karenina

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ise an outcry that radicalism was threatening to swallow up all conservative elements, and that the government ought to take measures to crush the rev... ...ishtchev was writing something. “Yes, I’m writing the second part of the Two Elements,” said Golenishtchev, coloring with pleasure at the question—“th... ...first moment felt embarrassed at not even knowing of the first part of the Two Elements, of which the author spoke as something well known. But as Golen... ...is opinions and Vronsky was able to follow them even without knowing the Two Elements, he listened to him with some inter est, for Golenishtchev spok... ..., there was going on a transformation of matter in accordance with physical, chemical, and physiological laws. And in all of us, as well as in the asp...

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Great Expectations

By: Charles Dickens

... be told—.” Here Camilla put her hand to her throat, and began to be quite chemical as to the formation of new combinations there. When this same Matt... ... some inches out of his chair. “Hear this!” he helplessly exclaimed to the elements. “Babies are to be nutcrackered dead, for people’s poor grandpapa’...

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