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bliss perry a study of poetry

A Study Of Poetry

My confidence that the genetic method is the natural way of approaching the subject has been shared by many lovers of poetry. I hope, however, that I have not allowed my insistence upon the threefold process of “impression, transforming imagination, and expression” to harden into a set formula. Formulas have a certain dangerous usefulness for […]

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (1859-1930) was a Scottish author. He is most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, […]

The Science of Getting Rich

The 100th anniversary edition of The Science of Getting Rich, brings Wallace D. Wattles classic masterpiece into the 21st century. The Science of Getting Rich is a practical guide to the mental and spiritual approach on how to become rich. The author writes that the poverty-stricken (and even the middle class) should be the ones […]

How to Attract Success

This book is a short, but in depth explantation on the laws of success which the author states is really the law of harmonious attraction. Under this law, things come to us because they want to come and not because we make them come; they remain with us because they want to do so. This […]

First And Last Things

First And Last Things

Recently I set myself to put down what I believe. I did this with no idea of making a book, but at the suggestion of a friend and to interest a number of friends with whom I was associated. We were all, we found, extremely uncertain in our outlook upon life, about our religious feelings […]

The Descent Of Man And Selection In Relation To Sex

The Descent Of Man And Selection In Relation To Sex

Charles Darwin’s Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex (1871) was the single most important European or American nineteenth-century statement that man is an integral part of the animal kingdom. As a work of science, Descent of Man mattered more, and was more coherent, rigorous, and in tune with scientific opinion than that […]

As a Man Thinketh

“As a Man Thinketh” is a literary essay by James Allen, published in 1902. The title is influenced by a verse in the Bible from the Book of Proverbs.” The full passage, taken from the King James Version, is as follows: Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire […]

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume, published in 1748. It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 1739-40. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which “fell dead-born from the press,” as he […]

The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a British writer, mainly of the sort of fiction and fantasy written for children but enjoyed equally if not more by adults. He is most famous for The Wind in the Willows (1908), one of the classics of children’s literature. He also wrote The Reluctant Dragon, which was much later adapted […]

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