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Science History of the Universe

By: Francis Rolt Wheeler

In the present volume there have been covered in a comprehensive and popular manner the various departments of Astronomy. Owing to its treatment in a definitely historical and descriptive manner, however, it may be possible to supplement the general review by a few brief statements of some of the results and problems that confront us in the actual work of the observational astronomy of to-day.

The astronomical beliefs of prehistoric man were doubt similar to those entertained by the Eskimo of the Arctic regions and the untutored tribes of Argentine' Republic, South Africa and Australia, tribes who, living only for the day, concern themselves but little with to- morrow and yesterday and care nothing about the universe...

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El billete negro

By: Valentino

Nunca me había atrevido a escribir esta historia por dos razones: la primera, porque le parecerá inverosímil al leyente, y la segunda, quizá la más tétrica de ambas consideraciones, se debe al contrato perenne que somete a aquel que lea el mensaje contenido en el dorso del billete negro que cayó en mis manos ese día oscuro de noviembre. Decía así: «Si usted está leyendo estas palabras, le sucederá todo aquello que desee su corazón. Ríase si quiere, pero ciertamente ocurrirá».

Nunca me había atrevido a escribir esta historia por dos razones: la primera, porque le parecerá inverosímil al leyente, y la segunda, quizá la más tétrica de ambas consideraciones, se debe al contrato perenne que somete a aquel que lea el mensaje contenido en el dorso del billete negro que cayó en mis manos ese día oscuro de noviembre. Decía así: «Si usted está leyendo estas palabras, le sucederá todo aquello que desee su corazón. Ríase si quiere, pero ciertamente ocurrirá».

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Forgotten Love of Yesterday : The Rain of a Lonesome Heart: The Ra...

By: Jayita Bhattacharjee

It is a book in self help and healing from loss and death of the loved ones. No loss can ever truly go away from our lives, until we give words to it and create something meaningful out of that devastating loss.

The Loss that stares …. The loss that has come to engulf you, the loss that has come to absorb you, in the worst way possible. With this spreading loss in our hearts, what dies is-- what was living inside us, what was breathing in life, in hope—in the blink of an eye, all is gone. A staring emptiness that you feel in your mouth that runs you dry. And somehow, you find those welling tears in your heart to travel to your eyes, and you give out a long, aching cry. And the w...

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He Wahi Moolelo No Na Lawaia Ma Kapalilua, Kona Hema, Hawaii

By: Kepa Maly

A collection of historical accounts and oral history interviews with elder Kama'ainan fisher-people from the Kapalilua region of South Kona, island of Hawai'i.

This volume, compiled at the request of Scott Atkinson on behalf of The Nature Conservancy, includes excerpts from selected historical records and oral history interviews with elder kamaaina of the Kapalilua region of South Kona on the island of Hawaii. The area traditionally identified as Kapalilua extends from the Kealia-Hookena section of Kona to Kaulanamauna, situated on the Kona boundary of Kau, and includes the lands of Papa, Hoopuloa, and Milolii (Figure 1). The a...

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Utkal Brahmin: Utkal Brahmins | Research & Encyclopedia

By: P. K. Mahanti (Prabir kumar mahanti)

Utkal Brahmins : Research & Encyclopedia Utkal means that are best in art and those who were Brahman by caste and best in art were known as Utkala Brahman. Now UtkalaBrahmans are found in odisha and its neighboring states borderlike, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhandand other part of India and abroad utkal brahmin ebook by prabir kumar mahanti Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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The Stone

By: Donald Harry Roberts

A time when a boy faces himself in alternate realities

The boy walked along the river bank quietly, watching the fish labour up river against the current. He wondered why nature had made them work so hard to spawn, while other animals mated without more than minor rituals, especially humans. As he moved further down steam he spied many fish who had died on the journey but there was one that was caught among the rocks and struggling to get free. The boy waded into the shallow water to free the fish but when it turned over th...

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Oiwi Vol. 1

By: Lokahi Antonio

We are living in exciting times: Hawaiian- language immersion schools from pre-school through high school have been established on all the main islands of Hawaii; more and more high schools—both public and private—are adding Hawaiian-language classes to their curriculum; enrollment is up in Hawaiian-language classes at the college and university level across the state. Despite the increased interest in and aware- ness of matter of mere whim, but are seriously considered ...

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Unidentified Aerial Phenomena in the UK Air Defence Region : Execu...

By: UK Defence Intelligence Staff

The aim of this investigation has been to determine the potential value, if any, of UAP sighting reports to Defence Intelligence. Consistent with MoD policy the available data has therefore been studied principally to ascertain whether there is any evidence of a threat to the UK, and secondly, should the opportunity arise, to identify any potential military technologies of interest.

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Bridge Bidding - Standard American Yellow Card

By: Nicolae Sfetcu

This book present some of the most important bridge bidding systems used in duplicate bridge tournaments, detailing the most known bridge bidding system, Standard American Yellow Card, by using a logical sequential order for openings, answers, competitive bids and defensive play in order to help the players during the games. Much of the complexity in bridge arises from the difficulty of arriving at a good final contract in the auction. A bidding system in contract brid...

Contract bridge, usually known simply as bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard deck of 52 playing cards played by four players in two competing partnerships with partners sitting opposite each other around a small table. For purposes of scoring and reference, each player is identified by one of the points of the compass and thus North and South play against East and West. The game consists of several deals each progressing through four phases: dealing the ...

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Creative Power of the Flower of Life

By: Marko Tapio Manninen

This is my second book that intends to discover the history of the Flower of Life symbol. Now my main focus is on the interpretation of the symbol and on meanings attached to it throughout the history, starting from the Near East Bronze Age until our days. The reader is expected to be familiar with basics of the Flower of Life geometry. Elementary knowledge of the ancient Near East history and history of mathematics is helpful. Knowledge of visual arts, geometry, and ...

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Sacred Books

By: M. Winternitz

THE period covered by the inception, the publication, and the completion of the Sacred Books of the East exactly coincides with the thirty-four years that I have spent in Oxford. When I matriculated, Professor Max Muller, the editor of the series, was about to begin work on the first volume, which appeared while I was still an undergraduate. I lost no time in making his acquaintance, for it was the influence of one of his works that had stimulated me to begin under Pro...

Habeltt sua lata libelli-not only after they have been published, but sometimes even before they are printed. It was in the spring of 1894 that the late Professor Max Muller first suggested to me that I should compile a General Index of the names and subject-matter for the complete series of the Sacred Books of the East. Such an Index, he thought, would be a great help to all students of the Sacred Books of tile East, and of the greatest value for the study of the history of religions.

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Talaash – Discover Your True Self : English

By: AiR

This book is about my search for the third peak of enlightenment and the true meaning of life. It is about how I discovered Ananda, everlasting joy beyond the first peak of achievement and the second peak of fulfillment – the bliss that knows no bounds!

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Learning Hebrew From Genesis : Aleph Edition

By: Benjamin Lee Cooper

This is a full grammar teaching of "Biblical" Hebrew from a fluent author in a very unique style. Although precise spelling of words is important, this is not a teaching method that focuses on vowels. I do teach all of the vowels, and all of the important times when vowels matter, but readers should be able to one day read Hebrew without vowels, and that is one of the reasons for this teaching method. More focus is put on grammar and the roots of words than on vowels or ...

1.2 Should I learn Modern or Biblical? The first thing you must decide is if it would be “Modern Hebrew” or “Biblical Hebrew” that you want to learn. Modern Hebrew is not the original Hebrew of creation, its not the original Hebrew of the Garden of Eiden, and its not the original Hebrew that Noach, Avraham, and Yaaqov spoke. There are some added and removed grammar aspects and many added words that are not in the Biblical Hebrew. If you are going to be spending a lot o...

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الآداب والأخلاق : نشرة شهرية تعني بشؤون الدين والاجتماع, Volume ال...

By: السادة لفيف فريق من الروحانيين

كلمة القسم الحمد لله الذي وفقنا لخدمة الثقافة والمثقفين، ونشر العلوم التي تهتم ببناء عقل الإنسان والصلاة والسلام على المعلم الأوحد المصطفى الأمجد محمد وعلى آله الذين التزموا نهجه ونشروا علمه وحفظوا دينه. دأبت وحدة التزويد في قسم الشؤون الفكرية والثقافية للعتبة الحسينية المقدسة, بالبحث عن كل ما كتب في المجلات والدوريات لترفد الباحثين بما ينفع فتكلل بحثها أن ظفرت بأسماء المجلات التي اعتنت بنشر ثقافة الإسلام وتراثه, وكان من بينها مجلة (الأخلاق والآداب) هذه المجلة التي سطر...

آية الله السيد حسن الشيرازي صاحب مجلة الأخلاق والآداب بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاة والسلام على محمد وآله أجمعين تحتفل الأوساط العلمية في كربلاء كل عام احتفالاً مهيباً بمناسبة حلول الذكرى السنوية لاستشهاد السيد حسن المهدي الحسيني الشيرازي بمشاركة عدد كبير من الشخصيات العلمية والأدبية الكربلائية وشعرائها، وكان لي شرف المساهمة في إحدى تلك المناسبات، كما شارك عدد آخر من الكتاب والأدباء العراقيين والعرب الذين عرفوا الفقيد من خلال فكره الدينية وثقافت...

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Attaining the Worlds Beyond

By: Rav Michael Laitman

In the words of Michael Laitman, "It is beyond human comprehension to understand the essence of such spiritual qualities as total altruism and love. This is for the simple reason that human beings cannot comprehend how such feelings can exist at all, as everyone seemingly requires an incentive to perform any act; without some personal gain, people are not prepared to extend themselves. That is why a quality such as altruism can only be imparted to a person from Above, an...

It is beyond human comprehension to understand the essence of such spiritual qualities as total altruism and love. Even the existence of such feelings is beyond our comprehension; we seem to require an incentive to perform any act that does not promise us some form of personal gain. That is why a quality such as altruism can only be imparted to us from Above, and only those of us who have experienced it can understand it. Rabbi Michael Laitman ...

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Avigaria Di Comun : Vocatio in judicium: Vocatio in judicium

By: Iseppo Frigo; Lorenzo Fogliata

The history of Italy, with special emphasis on Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Ko Pele Hiki 'Ana Mai I Hawai'I

By: William H. Wilson

The internationally known ?Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to revitalize the nearly extinct Hawaiian language and establish schools taught entirely through that language. The following year, the organization founded the first Punana Leo school which was also the first Native American language immersion school in the United States. After the Punana Leo families changed an 1896 law banning Hawaiian language schools, the Punan...

He wahine malihini o Pele i holo kona manao e holo mai i Hawaii nei. Aole i maikai kona noho ana me kona kaikuaana, me Namakaokahai a ua makemake o ia e holo mai i kekahi aina okoa.

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Rhodesialeaks : Financial History of Economic Exploitation in Sout...

By: Royal Tendai Archive

Original 1899 B.S.A.C British South Africa Company share certificate. B.S.A.C British South Africa Company Financial Statements for 1899 and 1900. Estimates for 1901 and 1902. Financial statements for 1900-1901, and 1901-1902, Estimates for 1901-1902, 1902-1903. Financial Statements for 1903-4, 1904-5. Estimates for 1903-4, 1904-5, 1905-6.

Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty.

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dave Mckay

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a computerised reading program devised by journalist/author Dave McKay. The program, which paraphrases classic novels, primarily targets people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to quickly read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. Each book has a number on the cover, showing how many different English words were used in McKay's translation of teh book....

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.

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