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Animal Peculiarity Part 6
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Series: Animal Peculiarities, Volume 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The unique characteristics of animals is a miscellany of facts, genuine or supposed, gleamed from earlier and contemporary Greek writers (No Latin writer is once named) and to a limited extent from his own observation to illustrate the habits of the animal world.
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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. For man has been endowed with speech, of all things the most precious, and has been granted reason, which is
Animal Peculiarity Volume 2 Part 6
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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