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Hannibal Hamlin Garland, an American novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer of the 19th-20th centuries offers here a truthful record of the most amazing phenomena which have come under his observation. Upheld by the reports of the American Psychical Society, he interweaves fictional characters into the thread of narration. The book relates of mediums, professional and amateur, with whom the author has been holding séances; spirit photographs and slate writing.
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This book is devoted to the origins and development of such science as astrology in the ancient world. Moreover, the author analyzes connections between the development of astrology and the spreading of religion. Cumont states that this science emerged only in the sixth century BC. Reading Astrology and Religion among the Greeks and Romans is essential for understanding not only religious views and philosophy of the ancient Greece but as well as for analyzing the development of sciences and philosophical thought in the West.
1922. This book is a protest written by one of H.P. Blavatsky's old students, who was a member of her Inner Group. It demonstrates as clearly as possible that the teachings promulgated for nearly twenty years by the present leaders of the Theosophical Society have departed more and more from H.P.B.'s, and are now their direct antithesis, particularly on the question of sex morality.
The work by pioneer proponents of New Thought, Richard Ingalese, an American lawyer and his wife, Isabella. The book comprises a collection of articles and essays ranging in topics from the physio/psycho-science of vibrations to freeing the soul to Jesus Christ, touching upon the phenomena of miracle, soul slavery and the origin of human beings, death and after, judgment day and others. First published in 1921.
1917. Contents: Part 1: parable; dream and myth interpretation; Part 2: Analytical Part: psychoanalytical interpretation of the parable; alchemy; Hermetic art; Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry; problem of multiple interpretation; Part 3: synthetic part: introversion and regeneration; introversion and intro-determination; effects of introversion; regeneration; goal of the work; royal art. Ends with a very extensive bibliography. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
"An international review devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences." Publication suspended July 1914-Aug. 1919 Organ of the History of Science Society, 1924- (and Sept. 1929-Apr. 1940 of the International Academy (called International Committee Sept. 1929-Sept. 1934) of the History of Science) Beginning with v. 3 and continuing through v. 30, every 3d vol. contains an author index for itself and the 2 preceding vols English, German, French 14 14
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: CHAPTER III. Instrument Nomenclature. A dental instrument is an appliance, or tool by means ol which a dentist performs dental operations. It is quite essential that we learn the names and uses of the instruments most in use if we are to understand the teaching of operative procedures. Instruments are named according to the purpose for which they are intended, where and how used, by describing their working points and the shape of their shank. An order name describes that for which an instrument is used, as for example, excavator, clamps, mallet, pluggers, burnishers, etc. A sub-order name describes where or how an instrument of a given order is used and is made by inserting a prefix before the order name. Examples, hand pluggers push or pull sealers, etc. A class name describes the working point of an instrument. Examples, serrated plugger, ball burnisher, chisel, hatchet, etc. A sub-class name describes the shape of the shank, and is made by prefixing this description to the class or order name or to both combined. Examples, bayonet plugger, bin-angle chisel, mon-anglc hatchet excavator, etc. Rights and lefts are made as further divisions of many of the sub-classes of instruments and this division is especially advantageous in the spoons, bin-angle, contra-angle hatchets and marginal trimmers as it enables the user to do the work by a movement of the instrument from right to left or left to right, respectively. An excavator is that order of hand instrument used in the removal of tooth substance preparatory to the making of a filling. A chisel is that class of excavator which has the cutting edge placed at right angles to the shaft, is sharpened by grinding on one side only and is used by a pushing force applied in the direction of the long axis of t...