William A. Williams in his work “The Evolution of Man Scientifically Disproved” unfolds the theme of everlasting strife of science and creationism. He tries, not without success, to prove that the evolution theory, so at variance with the facts and pernicious to the faith may be completely refuted. Quite an amazing reading, beginning with a discussion of the population of the world, a peculiar text book for every seeker of the truth.
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: north-west coast of Scotland, the sea is brilliantly clear and takes the most lovely reflected lights, according to the condition of the sky and atmosphere. Where the water is so very bright, and a greenish tinge is noticed, the bottom may be sandy ; a purple colour indicating dark rocks, covered or not with seaweed. This very clear water is by no means favourable to successful sea fishing, except with fine tackle, or on moderately rough days, or at night. After a storm, the water near the coast on which the waves have been beating may be slightly thickened for some days for a mile or more out to sea ; and heavy rains and floods inland will colour the sea for a good many miles on either side of the mouths of great rivers. Of course, where the angler is troubled with over-clear water he should not neglect the additional advantage given him by discoloration caused by flood or storm. I was very much amused with an amateur sea fisherman at a place I went to with the express object of catching big bass which, that year, were a delusion and a snare ; in fact, they almost seemed to have left the locality for several years past. I had been drawn to the place by some most charming in fact, almost poeticaldescriptions written by a literary angling enthusiast who quite neglected to state that the excellent fishing he described was of some antiquity, and not known in the present day. I met with this brother fisherman not the enthusiast, but the otherand he told me that if I would be successful with the bass of that particular place, I must wait until I could obtain certain conditions : In the first place, there must be a spring tide; secondly, the northwest wind must have been blowing for three days to colour the water; and, .thirdly, I could not hope for success unless the trawlers ha...
The Phenomenon of Man (Le Phénomène Humain, 1955) is a non-fiction book written by French philosopher, paleontologist and Jesuit priest Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. In this work, Teilhard describes evolution as a process that leads to increasing complexity, culminating in the unification of consciousness. The book was finished in the 1930s, but was published posthumously in 1955. The Roman Catholic Church considered that Teilhard’s writings contradicted orthodoxy and prohibited their publication. With the development of a complex Internet-based global society, some have argued that The Phenomenon of Man contains many insights that have proven prescient.
Originally published in 1874, this early works is a comprehensive guide to the game of patience with much of the information still being useful and practical today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
It is true that many have realized the great and undeniable truth that Physical Culture properly used is also mental culture, but it is also true that the masses are absolutely ignorant of this fact, and merely think that the person who believes so is a harmless lunatic. That it is within the means of the majority to have a powerful weapon to combat sins and vice that at present go rampantly on their way, I do most sincerely believe, and that weapon is a right understanding of the effect which Physical Culture has on the mind and body… By a dancer Constance Stewart-Richardson (1883-1932).
“This book of out-door games for boys will make better boys, and they'll get a lot more joy out of life and be the better men in time, for having read it and carried out its rules as to wholesome, honest sport. The boy who plays an honest game will do an honest business, and he'll
win over "the sneak.” An amazing collection of games and funs from Alfred Rochefort includes marbles, kites, stilts, fishing boating, canoeing, swimming, diving, water games, ball games and many other fascinating active out-door pastime, that develops the ingenuity. An optimistic prescription for the kind of healthy, competitive, yet thoroughly wholesome boyhood, the book was originally published in 1910.
This is a very thorough and detailed book that gives its readers a good understanding of the mystery of this amazing country. From this study it is possible to learn more about the chronology of Chinese history, the most outstanding events that influence the turn of it, the most prominent figures, and of course, more about its culture and traditions.
A baseball novel by a United States editor and scholar, Bliss Perry. The book deals with labor problems and other social dilemmas in an industrial town, issues of race, gender and sex, one of the first novels featuring racism in pro baseball.
The Late Mrs. Null is a great novel which was published for the first time in 1886. The author of this book Thonias Hewlings Stockton who wrote under the pseudonym Frank R. Stockton is known as a master of fairy tales intended especially for children. Among some of his other works it is possible to name the following: The Lady and the Tiger, Adventures of Captain Horne, Mrs. Null, The Casting Away of Mrs. Lecks and Mrs. Aleshine, The Hundredth Man, Great Stone of Sardis, and Captain's Tollgate. The Late Mrs. Null is a wonderful piece of reading that will appeal not only to children but also to their parents who will read the book to their children aloud.
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