Heredity, with Preludes on Current Events

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJoseph Cook

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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. 1879. Excerpt: ... PUBLISHERS' NOTE. In the careful reports of Mr. Cook's Lectures printed in the Boston Daily Advertiser, were included by the stenographer sundry expressions (applause, &c.) indicating the immediate and varying impressions with which the Lectures were received. Though these reports have been thoroughly revised by the author, the publishers have thought it advisable to retain these expressions. Mr. Cook's audiences included, in large numbers, representatives of the broadest scholarship, the profoundest philosophy, the acutest scientific research, and generally of the finest intellectual culture, of Boston and New England; and it has seemed admissible to allow the larger assembly to which these Lectures are now addressed to know how they were received by such audiences as those to which they were originally delivered. "Eri Ston /Je?.Tumc ei/cof roig tn j3&n6vav. Aristotle: Politics, iii 8. "Wohl dem, der seiner Vater gern gedenkt, Der froh von ihren Thaten, ihrer Griisse Den Hiirer unterhiilt, und still sich freuend Ans Ende dieser schonen Eeihe sich Geschlossen siehtl Denn es erzeugt nicht gleich Ein Hans den Halbgott noch das Ungeheuer; Erst eine Eeihe Buser oder Guter Bringt endlich das Entsetzen, hringt die Freude Dor Welt hervor. Goethe: Iphigenia in Tauris, i. 3. HEREDITY. I. HEREDITARY DESCENT IN ANCIENT GREECE. PRELUDE ON CURRENT EVENTS. Which is the cheaper, to fight the American In dians, or to civilize them? Which is financially the wiser, savage butchery used against savages, treachery employed against treachery, Indian agents worse than the savages themselves to match these decimated tribes; or a policy of justice, a style of action now recommended by two administrations at least, although first inaugurated when William Penn, with a sound heart ...

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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. 1879. Excerpt: ... PUBLISHERS' NOTE. In the careful reports of Mr. Cook's Lectures printed in the Boston Daily Advertiser, were included by the s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021722041X

ISBN - 13:9780217220415

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