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  • Cummings, Charles William
    Introduction: In the treatment of such abstract subjects as Habit and Thought we must define them in terms of what they do, in what results they produce rather than in what they are. For our purpose a Habit may be defined ...
  • Walter, Josephine Elizabeth
    Introduction: Every young hereon should strive to make the body in which his habits are reserved, his friend and not his enemy. Every day our nervous tissue is storing up the result of our actions, and we know not what ...
  • Culp, Amanda
    Introduction: If we would appreciate the power of this great master, we must acquaint ourselves with the age and time in which he lived. But we are not to regard his influence as living in his age and country alone, but ...
  • Rudy, Henry Vernon
    Introduction: If the cry be true that we hear coming from the lips of our fellowmen—merchants, farmers, mechanics, and capitalists—it must certainly be true that our lot was cast at an unlucky moment. Hard times, no money, ...
  • Keeler, Lot Parker
    Introduction: About thirty years ago America began to realize the importance of the subjects of heating and ventilation, especially as applied to school buildings, though not until recently have these subjects received ...
  • Blachly, Minerva
    Introduction: Only twenty-five years ago, little attention was paid to the proper heating and ventilating of buildings, and little was really known about this extremely important scientific subject. But today the knowledge ...
  • Arbuthnot, James George
    Introduction: When in October, 1847, Henry Ward Beecher assumed the pastorate of Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, he was thirty-four years old. The first thing he did was to have the pulpit cut away, upon the broad platform was ...
  • Miller, Fred Carl
    Introduction: The major object in raising cattle is for profit, and their final destiny is the block, so let us consider the breed that will come nearest meeting those requirements. In taking up Herefords let us take a ...
  • Manchester, Inez Isadore
    Introduction: It is our purpose to study the historical novel as a product of modern times, simply touching facts relating to the early traces which have appeared in various forms. Unless we have read a truly historic ...
  • Clarke, Lee S.
    Introduction: There is no branch of farm industry in which the improvement has been so marked during the last half century as that shown in the developement of the important farm implements. This improvement has come, ...
  • Brown, Robert Henry
    Introduction: In this brief history of the development of the locomotive, only a few of the most important points can be considered. Two hundred years ago, a harmless vapor arose with the morning sun, and floated away ...
  • Wilson, Olive Mabelle
    Introduction: The history of music is a very interesting one, especially the music of the ancients. Unlike architecture, sculpture, and painting, music is necessarily ephemeral in its material form and so we possess no ...
  • Noyes, Susie Amanda
    Introduction: Everything must have a beginning and profane history, like all other branches of learning began somewhere in the remote past, how and when we know but little. The earliest records are but chronicles of the ...
  • Mason, Kirk P.
    Introduction: The use of anaesthetics (anesthetic) has been known for hundreds of years. The art of catalepsis, a sort of mesmerism, was one of the first methods of allaying pain that was put into practice. Herodotus, a ...
  • Sweet, Bertha Florence
    Introduction: Rome has almost all the credit for the early development of music, but according to actual history it seems that the Romans were a people of observance of and appreciation for arts, but the artists were all ...
  • Akin, Pearle
    Introduction: Music is an art which employs sounds as a medium of artistic expression for what is not of painting, of acting, or ward feelings of which all In the matter of in the province of literature, of sculpture, of ...
  • Nicolet, Bessie Minerva
    Introduction: Musical history is divided into two periods, ancient and modern, the Christian era being the division line. Each of these periods may be subdivided into two others, namely, the apprentice and master periods. ...
  • Johnson, Ary Cordelia
    Introduction: The development of dress in a nation presents a strong analogy to the progress of its people in its architecture. Both are constantly changing, blending into one another with almost complete continuity, both ...
  • Ballou, Flora Evacelia
    Introduction: At what period in the world's history man began the cuisine, the most learned are unable to determine. Hardly in that Paradise from which all tribulation was excluded for there is no doubt that many ills,digestive ...
  • Adams, Samuel John
    Introduction: In studying the history of the Manhattan water-works it is interesting to notice the arguments that were used to induce the people to vote bonds for the works. So far as I have been able to find the first ...

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