Hindu-Yogi System Of Practical Water Cure
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Hindu-Yogi System Of Practical Water Cure

This book is a health classic that covers topics such as water and prana, water as the basis for life, how much water to drink daily, repercussions of consuming too little water, overview of the organs of assimilation and elimination, how to remove toxins from the digestive tract, the importance of internal cleanliness, using the skin as an organ of elimination, how to take cleansing baths, wet pack treatments, sweat pack treatments,...

Death Defeated: Or, The Psychic Secret of How to Keep Young
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Death Defeated: Or, The Psychic Secret of How to Keep Young

If anyone should be writing a book about how to defeat death, it would have to be this gentleman, who lived to the grand old age of 100. Alright, he never defeated death, but he gave it a really good shot. Anyway, this book covers lots of subjects, including: The ethics of flesh eating; Death too fashionable; The foods of the world’s great men; The prophet-poet, Hesiod; The poet Ovid’s vegetarianism; Atoms and the finer forces; The e...

Hatha Yoga Pradipika
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Hatha Yoga Pradipika

The Haṭha Yoga Pradīpikā is a classic Sanskrit manual on hatha yoga, written by Svāmi Svātmārāma, a disciple of Swami Gorakhnath. Said to be the oldest surviving text on the hatha yoga, it is one of the three classic texts of hatha yoga, the other two being the Gheranda Samhita and the Shiva Samhita.

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Queen Victoria By Lytton Strachey

Queen Victoria is a biography written by Lytton Strachey in 1921. It details her life from childhood through marriage and widowhood to old age.

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The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian. This book is a private journal regarding the French Revolution of 1848, which de Tocqueville never intended to be published.

Psychology as a Natural Science
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Psychology as a Natural Science

Chapters include: The Senses of Man; Cause and Condition of Seeing, Hearing, etc; Innate or Primitive Forces and External Stimuli; Acuteness or Sensitiveness of the Primitive Forces; Retentiveness of the Primitive Forces—Memory; Origin of Consciousness—Conception; Perpetual Alternation between Consciousness and Unconsciousness; The Intellect—The Understanding; Strong and Weak Modifications; External Stimuli and Primitive Forces as Mo...

Triumphal Chariot of Antimony
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Triumphal Chariot of Antimony

Basil Valentine was allegedly a 15th-century alchemist. Here he describes the preparation of Antimony, which, in the form of its natural sulfide, was known to the ancients and was used by them as a cosmetic and as a medicine.

The Descent of Man
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The Descent of Man

No book made a greater impact on the intellectual world of its first Victorian readers nor has had such an enduring influence on our thinking on science, literature, theology and philosophy. In The Descent of Man, Darwin addresses the crucial question of the origins, evolution and racial divergence of mankind, that he had deliberately left out of On the Origin of Species. And the evidence he presents forces us to question what it is ...

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689 (although dated 1690) with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding.

War in the Garden of Eden
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War in the Garden of Eden

With 21 photographs. War in the Garden of Eden is a book written by Kermit Roosevelt in 1919 which recounts his experiences during World War I in Mesopotamia (Modern-day Iraq).