Permutations: readings in science and literature, Volume 1985, Part 2

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Morrow, Jan 1, 1985 - Science - 397 pages
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Contents

Francis Bacon 15611626 From Wisdom of the Ancients
23
George Herbert 15931633 Vanitie
32
William Wordsworth 17701850 From Preface to Lyrical
39
Plato 428348 B C From Republic From Timaeus
66
Claudius Ptolemy 85165 From Tetrabiblos
73
Johannes Kepler 15711630 From Harmonies of the World
87
Sir John Davies 15691626 From Orchestra or a Poem
91
Robert Burton 15771640 From The Anatomy of Melancholy
102
Lucretius Titus Lucretius Cams 9655 B C From
217
John Donne 15721631 Loves Alchymie
224
or
238
Benjamin Franklin 170690 From Works of Benjamin
246
Sir Humphry Davy 17781829 From Researches Chemical
250
Matthew Arnold 182288 From Empedocles on Etna
257
Loren Eiseley 1907 Notes of an Alchemist
268
BIOLOGY
277

John Milton 160874 From Paradise Lost
108
Samuel Butler 161280 From Hudibras
116
Emily Dickinson 183086 It Troubled Me as Once
123
W H Auden 190773 Do We Want to Return to
130
Doris Lessing 1919 From Briefing for a Descent into Hell
137
Pliny the Elder 2379 From Natural History
155
Thomas Browne 160582 From Pseudodoxia Epidemica
162
Henry Vaughan 162295 The Starre
168
James Thomson 170048 To the Memory of Sir Isaac
175
William Blake 17571827 Miscellaneous Epigrams
181
Muriel Rukeyser 191380 The Gyroscope
188
Richard Eberhart 1904 On Shooting Particles beyond
194
Plato 428348 B C From Timaeus
211
Plato 428348 B C From Timaeus
285
Pliny the Elder 2379 From Natural History
291
William Harvey 15781657 From Motion of the Heart
298
Abraham Cowley 161867 Ode Upon Dr Harvey
308
Emily Dickinson 183086 Faith Is a Fine Invention
314
Alfred Noyes 18801958 From The TorchBearers
322
Sir Charles Lyell 17971875 From Principles of Geology
332
Charles Darwin 180982 From The Origin of Species
340
Alfred Lord Tennyson 180992 From In Memoriam
363
John Updike 1932 The Naked Ape
373
Muriel Rukeyser 191380 The Conjugation of
379
Kathleen Raine 1908 The Human Form Divine
386
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