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Nature & Zoology

The Laws of Manu George Bühler,1886

  CHAPTER I. 1. The great sages approached Manu, who was seated with a collected mind, and, having duly worshipped him, spoke as follows: 2. ‘Deign, divine one, to declare to us precisely and in due order the sacred laws of each of the (four chief) castes (varna) and of the intermediate ones. 3. ‘For […]

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WALDEN Or Life In The Woods by Henry David Thoreau 1854

ECONOMY WHEN I WROTE the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. I lived there […]

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A Pictorial Key to the Tarot By Arthur Edward Waite Illustrations By Pamela Colman Smith. [1911]

  Although there were many Tarot decks prior to the Rider-Waite-Smith deck, and many after, none has gripped the popular imagination as much as this set. Waite covers the significance and deeper implications of each card, and gives practical instructions as to how to conduct a reading. The symbolism of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck is based […]

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The Book Of The Dead The Papyrus of Ani by E. A. Wallis Budge[1895]

  Because of the substantial amount of hieroglypics interspersed in the original text, I have omitted the ### ‘glyph’ placeholder where context permits, for readability. Only actual illustations have been inserted into the file. Due to space considerations the interlinear translation, which is primarily of interest to students of Ancient Egyptian, will not be posted. […]

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On Light and Other High Frequency Phenomena

Delivered before the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, February 1893, and before the National Electric Light Association, St. Louis, March 1893. INTRODUCTORY — SOME THOUGHTS ON THE EYE ON THE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONVERSION ON PHENOMENA PRODUCED BY ELECTROSTATIC FORCE ON CURRENT OR DYNAMIC ELECTRICITY PHENOMENA IMPEDANCE PHENOMENA ON ELECTRICAL RESONANCE ON THE LIGHT PHENOMENA PRODUCED […]

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Phenomena Of Alternating Currents Of Very High Frequency by Nikola Tesla

  Electrical World, Feb.  21, 1891 Electrical journals are getting to be more and more interesting.  New facts are observed and new problems spring up daily which command the attention of engineers.  In the last few numbers of the English journals, principally in the Electrician there have been several new matters brought up which have […]

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THE VAMPIRE HIS KITH AND KIN by Montague Summers [1928]

  THE VAMPIRE HIS KITH AND KIN by Montague Summers [1928] Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text [Zipped] Montague Summers (1880-1948) was suposedly a member of the Roman Catholic clergy. There is a 25 year gap in his biography during which it is speculated he dabbled in the dark arts. Summers wrote numerous serious books about the witch […]

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The Cattle Raid of Cualnge by L. Winifred Faraday [1904]

  Contents    Start Reading    Page Index    Text [Zipped]    PDF This is a translation of a story cycle at the core of the saga of Cuchulainn, one of the masterpieces of Irish literature. Cuchulainn was the son of the God Lug and the daughter of the king of Ulster. Cuchulainn had the strength of Hercules, but was slow in gaining […]

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An Overview of Pole Shifting

  Introduction In a polar region there is a continual deposition of ice, which is not symmetrically distributed about the pole. The earth’s rotation acts on these asymmetrically deposited masses [of ice], and produces centrifugal momentum that is transmitted to the rigid crust of the earth. The constantly increasing centrifugal momentum produced in this way […]

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