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The Life of the Bee

The Life of the Bee

Maurice Maeterlinck | Science (Academic)
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Originally published in 1901, Maurice Maeterlinck's book on "The Life of the Bee" is essentially an adornment of the known truth about bees. It is a piece of sustained eloquence that has for its subject matter what the writer has seen and read of the swarm, the foundation of the bee city, the...

The Life of the Spider

The Life of the Spider

J. Henri Fabre | Science (Academic)
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The spider has a bad name--to most of us, it represents an odious, noxious arthropod, that everyone hastens to crush under foot. Against the backdrop of that summary judgment, the observer sets the beast's industry--its talent as a weaver, its wiliness in the chase, its tragic nuptials, and other...

The Variation of Animals and Plants

The Variation of Animals and Plants

Charles Darwin | Science (Academic)
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The publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species in 1859 ignited a public storm he neither wanted nor enjoyed. Having offered his book as a contribution to science, Darwin discovered to his dismay that it was received as an affront by many scientists and as a sacrilege by clergy and Christian...

The Voyage of the Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin | Science (Academic)
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The text of the present volume shows without further comment the nature of Darwin's labors and their results on his momentous voyage. Download this FREE eBook today!

Recollections of a Long Life

Recollections of a Long Life

Theodore Ledyard Cuyler | Science (Academic)
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Recollections of a Long Life, an Autobiography by Theodore Ledyard Cuyler.