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“Every morning I am newly amazed at the inexhaustible richness of these tiny and delicate structures. That I thrust myself with sheer passion on these scientific treasures, which are simultaneously so pleasing to the aesthetic eye, you can well imagine.” Die Radiolarien (Rhizopoda Radiaria)… Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) Berlin:...

  “In every country whatever, he who violates a woman is a monster.” The Independent Chronicle and Universal Advertiser Nathaniel Willis, publisher Boston, MA: Powars and Willis, 1776 v. 30: no. 1852 (1798: Dec. 17-20) AN2 A2 I49 Miscellany —————– For The Chronicle To the virtuous Females in the United States “In every country whatever, he...

photo by Scott Beadles An ancient piece from the Rare Books Department has been translated and published by BYU professor Lincoln Blumell. Read all about it in today’s BYU News: “BYU professor works with University of Utah library to translate 1700 year-old obituary” “I’ve looked at hundreds of ancient...

“o Prince of Poetry” Dhikrá Shaksipīr Aḥmad Zakī Abū Shādī (1892-1955) Egypt: al-Maṭbaʻah al-Salafīyah, 1926 First edition PJ7808.S5 D55 1926 The Egyptian poet Aḥmad Zakī Abū Shādī was a man of many talents. Not only was he renowned as a poet and man of letters, he was also trained as a...