The Humanitarian Review Volume 4

The Humanitarian Review Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of sustaining the essential leading positions. "Union makes strength." Of my General Morphology, my first great work, which contained all of the essential conclusions of all of my later writings, an unaltered edition has just been printed in three parts by George Reiman of Berlin. I have not sent it to you, for I believe that you are acquainted with the original which appeared in 1866. but which had little resultthen. On the contrary, TheWorld Riddle still "has a very powerful influence, and so becomes in many ways a sort of monistic bible." At present over 200,000 of the German edition has been circulated, besides 15 different translations. During the last winter there has appeared (by W. Kohler of Jena) twenty-four wall-drawings of the sea and land scenes of my Ceylon and Inselinde travels. I hope, dear friend, that it may go well with you and your seventy-two years, and that for a long time you may be able to contend boldly for our good cause, the true, the good, and the beautiful, through the pure and consistent Monism. With best wishes and friendly greetings of Your old Ernst Haeckel. The oldest architectural ruins in the world, according to a writer in the N. Y. Tribune, are believed to be the rock temples at Ipsamapool, on the Nile, in Nubia. One of the ancient temples consists of fourteen apartments hewn out of solid stone. The largest single stone used in this work is one which forms a veranda-like projection along one side of the main temple. It is 57 feet long, 52 feet broad and 17 (one account says 19) feet thick. This colossal stone is supported by two rows of massive square pillars, four in each row and each 30 feet high. To each of these pillars is attached a colossal figure of a human being, reaching from floor...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592646
  • 9781236592644