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Aeschylus (525 BC - 456 BC)

Aeschylus

Agamemnon [450 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Eumenides [450 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Libation Bearers [450 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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The Persians [470 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Prometheus Bound [460 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Seven Against Thebes [460 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Suppliants [490 BC] (From The Tragedies of Aeschylos, a New Transation with a Biographical Index and Appendix of Rhymed Choral Odes, by the late E.H. Plumbtre, D.D., Dean of Wells. Boston: D.C. Heath and Co., Publishers, 1894) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033 - 1109)

Proslogion Anselm[c. 1078] (in The Devotions of Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, edited by Clement C.J. Webb, M.A., Fellow of Saint Mary Magdelene College, Oxford. London: Methuen and Co., 1903) [Prepared by Google, Inc.]

Reply to the Fool [c. 1079] (in Proslogium; Monologium, An Appendix in Behalf of the Fool by Gaunilon; and Cur Deus Homo, translated from the Latin by Sidney Norton Deane, B.A., with an introduction, bibliography, and reprints of the opintions of leading philosophers and writers on the ontological argument. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1903) [Prepared by Google, Inc.]

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Cur Deus Homo [c. 1099] (in Proslogium; Monologium, An Appendix in Behalf of the Fool by Gaunilon; and Cur Deus Homo, translated from the Latin by Sidney Norton Deane, B.A., with an introduction, bibliography, and reprints of the opintions of leading philosophers and writers on the ontological argument. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1903) [Prepared by Google, Inc.]

Monologium [c. 1077] (in Proslogium; Monologium, An Appendix in Behalf of the Fool by Gaunilon; and Cur Deus Homo, translated from the Latin by Sidney Norton Deane, B.A., with an introduction, bibliography, and reprints of the opintions of leading philosophers and writers on the ontological argument. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company, 1903) [Prepared by Google, Inc.]

Apollonius of Perga (fl. 250 BC - 195 BC)

Conic Sections Apollonius[c.220 BC], edited by J. and C. F. Clay, Cambridge: at the University Press, 1896. [Digitized by Google, Inc.; Edited and Assembled by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

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On Proportional Section [c. 220 BC]

St. Thomas Aquinas (1225 - 1274)

Aquinas

Exposition on Boethius on the Trinity

On the Principles of Nature [c. 1252] (Tr. by Professor Gerry Campbell, University of St. Jerome's College, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

Summa Contra Gentiles [1268-1273] (An Annotated Translation (With some Abridgement) of the Summa Contra Gentiles of Saint Thos Aquinas by Joseph Rickaby, S.J., M.A. Lond: B.Sc. Oxon., Author of "Aquinas Ethicus" etc. etc., London: Burns and Oates, 1905)

Summa Theologicae [1259-1264] (Translated by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province, Benziger Brothers, 1947; Prepared by New Advent, Inc., 1996)

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On Being and Essence [c. 1252] Internet Medieval Source Book; (Prepared by Paul Halsall, October 1997)

On the Eternity of the World [c. 1252] (Tr. by Robert T. Miller, Fordham University)

Commentary on Aristotle's "De memoria et remenescencia" (Tr. by Robert Pasnau)

Archimedes (c. 287 BC - 212 BC)

On Floating Bodies Archimedes(from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

On the Equilibrium of Planes (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

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Book of Lemmas (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

The Cattle Problem from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

Measurement of a Circle (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

The Method Treating of Mechanical Problems (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

On Conoids and Spheroids (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

On Spirals (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

On the Sphere and Cylinder (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

Quadrature of the Parabola (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

The Sand-Reckoner (from The Works of Archimedes, edited in a modern notation by T.L. Heath, ScD. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1897.)

Aristophanes (c. 448 BC - 388 BC)

The Birds Aristophanes[410 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Clouds [420 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Frogs [400 BC] (in Nine Greek Dramas by Æschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes, Translations by E.D.A. Moreshead, E.H. Plumptre, Gilbert Murray and B.B. Rogers, with introductions, notes, and illustrations. New York: P.F. Collier and Sons, 1909) [Digitzed by Google, Inc.]

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The Acharnians [420 BC] (The Acharnians of Aristophanes, Translated into English Verse by Robert Yelverton Tyrell, M.A. Dublin, D. Litt. Queen's University, Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin and Regius Professor of Greek. London: Longmans, Green and Co., Paternoster Row, 1883) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Ecclesiazusae [390 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Knights [420 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Lysistrata [410 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Peace [420 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Plutus [380 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Thesmophoriazusae [410 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

The Wasps [420 BC] (Anonymous Translator)

Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)

Categories  Aristotle[350 BC] (Translated by E.M. Edghill)

De Anima or On the Soul [350 BC] (Translated by J.A. Smith)

Eudemian Ethics [350 BC]

Metaphysics [350 BC] (in The Works of Aristotle, Translated into English under the Editorship of J.A. Smith, M.A., Fellow of Balliol College and W.D. Ross M.A., Fellow of Oriel College. Volume VIII: Metaphysica. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1908) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Nichomachean Ethics [350 BC] (The Nichomachean Ethics of Aristotle, Translated by F. H. Peters, M.A., Fellow of University College, Oxford. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Traübner and Co., 1906) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

On Generation and Corruption [350 BC] (Translated by H. H. Joachim)

On Interpretation [350 BC] (Translated by E. M. Edghill)

On Sophistical Refutations [350 BC] (Translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge)

On The Heavens [350 BC] (Translated by J. L. Stocks)

Physics [350 BC] (Translated by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye)

Poetics [350 BC] (The Poetics of Aristotle, Translated by S. H. Butcher, Professor of Greek in the University of Edinburgh. Third Edition Revised. London and New York: The Macmillan Co., 1902) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Politics [350 BC] (The Politics of Aristotle, Translated into English with Introduction, marginal Analysis, Essays, Notes, and Indices by B. Jowett M.A., Master of Balliol College, Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford, Master of Theology in the University of Leyden. Oxford: At the Claredon Press, 1885) [Digitized by Google, Inc.)

Posterior Analytics [350 BC] (Translated by G. R. G. Mure)

Prior Analytics [350 BC] (Translated by A. J. Jenkinson)

Rhetoric [350 BC] (Translated by W. Rhys Roberts)

Topics [350 BC] (Translated by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge)

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The Athenian Constitution [350 BC] (Aristotle on the Constitution of Athens, translated and annontated by E. Poste, M.A., Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, Editor of Elements of Roman Law by Gaius and other works. Second Edition. London and New York: Macmillan Co., 1892) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Meteorology [350 BC] (Translated by E. W. Webster)

On Dreams [350 BC] (Translated by J. I. Beare)

On Longevity and Shortness of Life [350 BC] (Translated by G. R. T. Ross)

On Memory and Reminiscence [350 BC] (Translated by J. I. Beare)

On Prophesying by Dreams [350 BC] (Translated by J. I. Beare)

On Sense and the Sensible [350 BC] (Translated by J. I. Beare)

On Sleep and Sleeplessness [350 BC] (Translated by J. I. Beare)

On the Gait of Animals [350 BC] (Translated by A. S. L. Farquharson)

On the Generation of Animals [350 BC] (Translated by Arthur Platt)

On the History of Animals [350 BC] (Translated by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson)

On the Motion of Animals [350 BC] (Translated by A. S. L. Farquharson)

On the Parts of Animals [350 BC] (Translated by William Ogle)

On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing [350 BC] (Translated by G. R. T. Ross)

St. Augustine of Hippo (354 - 430)

Confessions Augustine[397-400] (The Confessions of Saint Augustine, Revised from a Former Translation by the Rev. E.B. Pusey D.D., with Illustrations from S. Augustine Himself. Oxford: John Henry Parker, 1853) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

On Christian Doctrine [397-426] (Translated by J.F. Shaw)

On Divine Providence [c. 420]

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The City of God [413-427] (Translated by Marcus Dods; Edited by Philip Schaff, 1887)

Enchiridion [421] (Translated and Edited by Albert C. Outler, 1955) [Digitized by Harry Plantinga, 1993]

On Dialectic (De Dialectica) [In English and Latin]

Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)

Emma Austen[1816] (The Novels of Jane Austen. Emma , by Jane Austen. In Two Volumes. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1902) [Digitized by Google, Inc.

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Lady Susan [c. 1805] (from The Novels of Jane Austen. Lady Susan. The Watsons, with a Memoir by Her Nephew, J.E. Austen Leigh. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1899) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Love and Friendship and Other Early Works [1790] (Love and Friendship and Other Early Works, Now First Published from the Original Ms. by Jane Austen, with a Preface by G.K. Chesterton. New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1922) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Mansfield Park [1814] (Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen. London: Published by J.M. Dent and Co. and in New York by E.P. Dutton and Co., 1906) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Northanger Abbey [1818] (from The Novels of Jane Austen. Northanger Abbey , by Jane Austen. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1903) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Persuasion [1818] (from The Novels of Jane Austen (in ten volumes). Persuasion, Illustrated by C.E. Brock, Edited by R. Brimley Johnson. London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1898) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Pride and Prejudice [1813] (Pride and Prejudice: A Novel, by Jane Austen, Author of Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, etc. London: R.D. Bentley, New Burlington Street and Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh, 1853) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Sense and Sensibility [1811] (Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen. Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1864) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Count Amadeo Avogadro (1776 - 1856)

"Essay on a Manner of Determining the Relative Masses of the Elementary Molecules of Bodies, and the Proportions in which They Enter into These Compounds", AvogadroJournal de physique, 73: 58-76 [1811].  (Translation from Alembic Club Reprints, No. 4, "Foundations of the Molecular Theory: Comprising Papers and Extracts by John Dalton, Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, and Amadeo Avogadro, [1808-1811]")

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Seconde mémoire sur l'électricité [1807]

Idées sur l'aditité et l'alcalinité [1809]

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Kyrie Bach(Mass in B Minor, BWV 232; transcribed by V. Orsic) [in .pdf format]

Dona Nobis Pacem (Mass in B Minor, BWV 232; transcribed by V. Orsic) [in .pdf format]

Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude [Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring] (from Cantata #47: Herz Und Mund Und Tot Und Leben; transcribed by G. Scheer) [in .pdf format]

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Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! [BWV 51] - [1730] [Libretto in German and English]

Der zufriedenstellte Äolus [1725] [BWV 205] - [Libretto in German and English]

Coffee Cantata [BWV 211] - [1735] [Libretto in German and English]

Magnificat in D [BWV 243] - [1728] [Libretto in German]

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans (1561 - 1626)

Novum Organon Bacon[1620] (The Novum Organon, or a True Guide to the Interpretation of Nature, by Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Lord Chancellor of England. A New Translation by Rev. G.W. Kitchin M.A., Student and Tutor of Christ Church, Oxford. Oxford: At the university Press, 1853) [Scanned, edited and corrected by Mr. James Pepe, Class of 2004]

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Essays [1601] (The Essays of Francis Bacon, Edited with Introduction and Notes by Mary Augusta Scott Ph.D., Professor of the English Language and Literature at Smith College. New York: Scribner's Sons, 1908.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

New Atlantis [1626] (From The Essays, The Wisdom of the Ancients, The New Atlantis, New York: Cassell and Company, Ltd.., 1907) {Digitized by Google, Inc.]

On the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane [1605] (In The Two Books of Francis Bacon: Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning Divine and Human, Reviewed from the Earlier Copies with the References Supplied, a Few Notes and An Index by Thomas Markby M.A. Fourth Edition. London: Parker, Son and Bourne, 1863) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

James Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

BaldwinThe Fire Next Time [1963]

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Go Tell It On The Mountain [1953]

Notes of a Native Son [1955]

If Beale Street Could Talk[1974]

Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600 - 1681)

Life is a Dream Barca(La Vida es Sereño) [1651] (Harvard Classics v. 26) [Supplied by the Bartleby Project]

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El Alcalde de Zalanea

El Médico de su Houra

There is No Trifling With Love [1654] [Electronic text © by Vern G. Williamsen and J.T. Abraham, June 10, 1995]

Ludwig von Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

Kyrie Beethoven(Mass in C Major, Op. 86; transcribed by P. Marmol & M. Casans) [in .pdf format]

Gloria (Mass in C Major, Op. 86; transcribed by P. Marmol & M. Casans) [in .pdf format]

Sanctus (Mass in C Major, Op. 86; transcribed by P. Marmol & M. Casans) [in .pdf format]

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Heiligenstedt Testament [1802]

Letter: To the Immortal Beloved [1812]

George Berkeley (1685-1753)

Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous Berkeley[1713] (Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous by George Berkeley. Reprint Edition. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co., 1906) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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The Analyst, or a Discourse Addressed to an Infidel Mathematician [1735] (In The Works of George Berkeley D.D., Formerly Bishop of Cloyne, Including His Postumous Works With Prefaces, Annotations, Appendices and an Account of His Life by Alexander Campbell Fraser Hon. D.C.L. Oxford, Hon. LL.D. University of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Emeritus Professor of Logic and Metaphysics in the University of Edinburgh. In Four Volumes. Vol. III: Philosophical Works. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1901.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics [1735] (in The Works of George Berkeley, D.D., Bishop of Cloyne, Edited by George Sampson, with an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. J.A. Balfour, M.P. Volume III. London: George Bell and Sons, 1898.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Principles of Human Knowledge [1710] (A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge by George Berkeley. Reprint Edition. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co., 1904.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Querist [1735] (in The Works of George Berkeley, D.D., Bishop of Cloyne, Edited by George Sampson, with an Introduction by the Rt. Hon. J.A. Balfour, M.P. Volume III. London: George Bell and Sons, 1898.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090 - 1153)

On Loving God Bernard[Digitized by Paul Halsall, n.d.] [in .pdf format]

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In Praise of Knighthood [c. 1135] (Translated by Conrad Greenia O.S.C.O, from Bernard of Clairvaux: Treatises Three, Cistercian Fathers Series, Number Nineteen, @ Cistercian Publications, 1977)

Bhagavad Gita, or The Song Celestial (525 BC - 456 BC)

Bhagavad Gita Bhagavad Gita[c.400 BC] (Bhagavad Gita: "The Songs of the Master", Translated with an Introduction and Commentary by Charles Johnson, Bengal Civil Service, Retired, Indian Civil Service, Sanskrit Prizeman, Dublin University, Sanskrit Prizeman. New York: The Quarterly Book Department, 1908) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Joseph Black (1728 - 1799)

"Experiments Upon Magnesia Alba, Quicklime, and Some Other Alkaline Substances" Black[1756] (Experiments Upon Magnesia Alba, Quick-Lime, and Other Alcaline Substances, by Joseph Black M.D., Professor of Chemistry in the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: William F. Clay, London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Col, Ltd., 1893) [Digiitzed by Google, Inc.]

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Essays and Observations [1756]

Lectures on the Elements of Chemistry [First Published, 1803]

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Marriage of Heaven and Hell Blake[1790] (From the Poetry Archive)

Songs of Innocence [1789] (From The Poems of William Blake, Edited by W.B. Yeats. London: Lawrence and Bullen, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Songs of Experience [1794] (From The Poems of William Blake, Edited by W.B. Yeats. London: Lawrence and Bullen, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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America, A Prophecy [1793] (From the Blake Archive)

Book of Los [1795] (From the Blake Archive)

Europe, A Prophecy [1794] (From the Blake Archive)

Jose Luis Borges (1899 - 1986)

Labyrinths Borges[1962]

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The Aleph and Other Stories [1933-1969]

Book of Imaginary Beings [1967]

Book of Sand [1955]

Other Inquisitions [1937-1952]

James Boswell (1740 - 1795)

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. [1791] Boswell

Volume 1: 1709-March 18, 1776 (The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell, Newly Edited with Notes by Roger Ingpen. London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd., 1907.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Volume 2: 1776-1784 (The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D., by James Boswell Esq. London: Published by J.M. Dent and Co., 1906.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island [1768] (An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli, by James Boswell, Esq., Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica. The Second Edition. London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly in the Poultry, 1768.) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Hypochondriack [1777-1783]

Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. [1785] [Digitized by the Gutenberg Project, 2004; Produced by Steve Harris, Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.]

Hon. Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691)

"New Experiments Physico-Mechanical Touching the Spring of the Air and Its Effects Made, for the Most Part, in a New Pneumatical Engine" [1660] (in The Laws of Gases: Memoirs by Robert Boyle and E.H. Amagat, translated and edited by Carl Barus, New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1899) Boyle

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Defence Against Linus [1662]

Of the Degredation of Gold [1678] ( First published under the title Of a Degradation of Gold made by an Anti-Elixir: a strange chymical narrative. London, 1678; Transcribed by Justin von Bujdoss from the second edition, issued in London in 1739)

Tracts Written by the Honourable Robert Boyle, Containing New Experiments, Touching the Relation Between Flame and Air. And About Explosions... [1672] (in Henry Marshall Leicester and Herbert S. Klickstein, A Source Book in Chemistry 1400-1900, New York: McGraw Hill, 1952)

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