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On Hunting

Cate: Short Stories  Author:Xenophon 

To the gods themselves is due the discovery, to Apollo and Artemis, patrons of the chase and protectors of the hound.1 As a guerdon they bestowed it upon Cheiron,2 by reason of his uprightness, and he took it and was glad, and turned the gift to good account. At his feet sat many a disciple, to whom he taught the mystery of hunting and...


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On Heroes

Cate: Short Stories  Author:Thomas Carlyle 托马斯·卡莱尔 

We have undertaken to discourse here for a little on Great Men, their manner of appearance in our world’s business, how they have shaped themselves in the world’s history, what ideas men formed of them, what work they did; — on Heroes, namely, and on their reception and performance; what I call Hero-worship and the Heroic in human affa...


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On the Parts of Animals

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:Aristotle 亚里士多德 

EVERY systematic science, the humblest and the noblest alike, seems to admit of two distinct kinds of proficiency; one of which may be properly called scientific knowledge of the subject, while the other is a kind of educational acquaintance with it.


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on the Natural Faculties

Cate: Short Stories  Author:Galen 

Since feeling and voluntary motion are peculiar to animals, whilst growth and nutrition are common to plants as well, we may look on the former as effects of the soul and the latter as effects of the nature. And if there be anyone who allows a share in soul to plants as well, and separates the two kinds of soul, naming the kind in ques...


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Of The Epidemics

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

IN THASUS, about the autumn equinox, and under the Pleiades, the rains were abundant, constant, and soft, with southerly winds; the winter southerly, the northerly winds faint, droughts; on the whole, the winter having the character of spring.


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Gossip Girl -1

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:Cecily von Ziegesar 塞西莉·冯·齐格萨 

Series "gossip girl" tells the upper-class aristocratic society of New York's upper east side adolescent growth story, they are young and rich, beautiful and smart, sophisticated and make public; They contrived, hypocrisy; They drink, promiscuous intrigue against each other, each other, even drugs has become a drink plain boiled water....


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On the Sublime and Beautiful

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

I have endeavored to make this edition something more full and satisfactory than the first. I have sought with the utmost care, and read with equal attention, everything which has appeared in public against my opinions; I have taken advantage of the candid liberty of my friends; and if by these means I have been better enabled to disco...


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On the Motion of Animals

Cate: Short Stories  Author:Aristotle 亚里士多德 

ELSEWHERE we have investigated in detail the movement of animals after their various kinds, the differences between them, and the reasons for their particular characters (for some animals fly, some swim, some walk, others move in various other ways); there remains an investigation of the common ground of any sort of animal movement wha...


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Of the Nature of Things

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

Titus Lucretius Carus (circa 99 BC - 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem "De rerum natura" about the beliefs of Epicureanism, and which is translated into English as On the Nature of Things or "On the Nature of the Universe." Virtually nothing is known about the life of Lucretius....


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Gossip Girl -2

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:Cecily von Ziegesar 塞西莉·冯·齐格萨 

Only a preparatory high school in Manhattan's upper east side, the students by a girl named gossip days' text messages, insider information about all kinds of campus scandal and relationships. And her identity is complicated is unknown. The SMS order of gossip days later, Serena Van Der Woodsen has ended his once choose boarding, and b...


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