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Listing for Author: Humboldt


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899?Two or three years my senior, Sam, like myself, was acquiring a taste for books. Our tastes were not wholly dissimila...Samuel Bailey Alexander van HumboldtCosmosPrint: Book
1800-1849Letter from Aikin to her brother Edmund, dated March 1818: 'It is curious to observe the native eloquence of Humboldt ...Lucy Aikin Alexander von HumboldtPersonal Narrative of TravelsPrint: Book
1800-1849'When I returned to Annan, it occurred to me, that it would be proper to see what was become of my Hall discourses. It...Thomas Carlyle Friedrich von HumboldtEssai politique sur la royaume de nouvelle espagnePrint: Book
1800-1849'All the while I am writing now my head is running about the Tropics: in the morning I go and gaze at Palm trees in th...Charles Darwin HumboldtunknownPrint: Unknown
1800-1849'I hope you continue to fan your Canary ardor: I read & reread Humboldt, do you do the same, & I am sure nothing will ...Charles Darwin HumboldtunknownPrint: Unknown
1800-1849'I now first felt even moderately well, & I was picturing to myself all the delights of fresh fruit growing in beautif...Charles Darwin HumboldtunknownPrint: Unknown
1800-1849'If you really want to have a [notion] of tropical countries, study Humboldt.? Skip th[e] scientific parts & commence ...Charles Darwin Alexander von HumboldtunknownPrint: Unknown
1850-1899George Grote to John Stuart Mill (October 1857): 'I have looked at W. Humboldt's book: it is written in a very exce...George Grote W. HumboldtPrint: Book


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