Passages from the life of a philosopher (Google eBook)

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Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864 - 496 pages
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The rambling autobiography of a fascinating man. Three parts hilarious anecdotes, two parts ranting, one part science, one part crusade against street music, and one bizarre chapter in which Babbage communes with a piece of cheese. Gloucester cheese, to be exact. Read full review

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