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Animal Peculiarity Part 7
Series: Animal Peculiarities, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / General
Suicide is commended as an escape from the ills of life, and riches are to be despised. Aelian’s Stoicism hardly goes below the surface. His primary object is to entertain and while so doing to convey instruction in the most agreeable form.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
In this and in the rich variety of topics and in a certain fondness for piquant, not to say earthy, stories from the life of men and of animals one may trace the influence of the Milesian Tales. Unfettered by any canons of style or language, picaresque, and sometimes gross, they pandered to popular taste.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
THERE is perhaps nothing extraordinary in the fact that man is wise and just, takes great care to provide for his own children, -shows due consideration for his parents, seeks sustenance for himself, protects himself against plots, and possesses all the other gifts of nature which are his.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Unfettered by any canons of style or language, picaresque, and sometimes gross, they pandered to popular taste. To adopt their technique while refining the style and imparting a moral flavour to his narratives may well have seemed to Aelian a sure way of gaining a like popularity with educated readers.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 7
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Some animals, to be sure, have their failings, but he chooses rather to dwell upon their good qualities, devotion, courage, self-sacrifice, gratitude. Again, animals are guided by reason, and from them we may learn contentment, control of the passions, and calm in the face of death
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Now I am well aware of the labour that others have expended on this subject, yet I have collected all the materials that I could; I have clothed them in untechnical language, and am persuaded that my achievement is a treasure far from negligible.