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“There is something moving between us, But we hurtle on in close conjunction for a while.” –from “Eclipse” by Leland Kinsey Eclipses from Trio Leland Kinsey The Janus Press: VT, 2014 N7433.4 A1 T75 2015 From the colophon: “These poems appeared previously in Northern Almanac published by Catamount Arts in St Johnsbury...

Instituzioni Analitiche Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) Milan: Nella Regia-Ducal Corte, 1748 First edition QA35 A27 1748 Maria Gaetana Agnesi was the eldest in a family of at least twenty-one children. Her father, Pietro Agnesi, a wealthy silk merchant, could afford to provide her with some of the best tutors available....

"These questions are not technical questions; they are political and social questions, and the answers given to them may affect all mankind for generations. In thinking about them the men on the project have been thinking as citizens of the United States vitally interested in the welfare...

“…so also can nothing be more unprofitable, than the too customary mode of charging the infant memory with verses, or even chapters of abstract doctrines, or passages, about the true meaning of which, schoolmen themselves have hitherto been divided in opinion.” — from the Preface A...

P. Utah inv. 6o end of ninth century papyrus “J’ai pu y decouvrir une trentaine de documents juridiques arabes inedits de toutes epoques, parmi lesquels quelques beaux specimens de contrat de vente d’esclaves.” (I have discovered thirty legal documents in Arabic…, including some fine specimens of contracts for...