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The Ruins, Or, Meditation On The Revolutions Of Empires

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  1. C. F. Volney The Ruins, Or, Meditation On The Revolutions Of Empires
  2. PUBLISHERS PREFACE.
  3. TRANSLATORS PREFACE OF THE ENGLISH EDITION PUBLISHED IN PARIS.
  4. PREFACE OF THE LONDON EDITION.
  5. PREFACE OF THE AMERICAN EDITION.
  6. Advertisement of the American Edition.
  7. LONDON TRANSLATION.
  8. PHILADELPHIA TRANSLATION.
  9. LIFE OF VOLNEY.
  10. INVOCATION.
  11. CHAPTER I. THE JOURNEY.
  12. CHAPTER II. THE REVERIE.
  13. CHAPTER III. THE APPARITION.
  14. CHAPTER IV. THE EXPOSITION
  15. CHAPTER V. CONDITION OF MAN IN THE UNIVERSE.
  16. CHAPTER VI. THE PRIMITIVE STATE OF MAN.
  17. CHAPTER VII. PRINCIPLES OF SOCIETY.
  18. CHAPTER VIII. SOURCES OF THE EVILS OF SOCIETY.
  19. CHAPTER IX. ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENT AND LAWS.
  20. CHAPTER X. GENERAL CAUSES OF THE PROSPERITY OF ANCIENT STATES.
  21. CHAPTER XI. GENERAL CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTIONS AND RUIN OF ANCIENT STATES.
  22. CHAPTER XII. LESSONS OF TIMES PAST REPEATED ON THE PRESENT.
  23. CHAPTER XIII. WILL THE HUMAN RACE IMPROVE?
  24. CHAPTER XIV. THE GREAT OBSTACLE TO IMPROVEMENT.
  25. CHAPTER XV. THE NEW AGE.
  26. CHAPTER XVI. A FREE AND LEGISLATIVE PEOPLE.
  27. CHAPTER XVII. UNIVERSAL BASIS OF ALL RIGHT AND ALL LAW.
  28. CHAPTER XVIII. CONSTERNATION AND CONSPIRACY OF TYRANTS.
  29. CHAPTER XIX. GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONS.
  30. CHAPTER XX. THE SEARCH OF TRUTH.
  31. CHAPTER XXI. PROBLEM OF RELIGIOUS CONTRADICTIONS.
  32. CHAPTER XXII. ORIGIN AND FILIATION OF RELIGIOUS IDEAS.
  33. CHAPTER XXIII. ALL RELIGIONS HAVE THE SAME OBJECT.
  34. CHAPTER XXIV. SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM OF CONTRADICTIONS.
  35. CHAPTER I. OF THE LAW OF NATURE.
  36. CHAPTER II. CHARACTERS OF THE LAW OF NATURE.
  37. CHAPTER III. PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW OF NATURE RELATING TO MAN.
  38. CHAPTER IV. BASIS OF MORALITY; OF GOOD, OF EVIL, OF SIN, OF CRIME, OF VICE AND OF VIRTUE.
  39. CHAPTER V. OF INDIVIDUAL VIRTUES.
  40. CHAPTER VI. ON TEMPERANCE.
  41. CHAPTER VII. ON CONTINENCE.
  42. CHAPTER VIII. ON COURAGE AND ACTIVITY.
  43. CHAPTER IX. ON CLEANLINESS.
  44. CHAPTER X. ON DOMESTIC VIRTUES.
  45. Chapter XI.
  46. CHAPTER XII. DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOCIAL VIRTUES.
  47. VOLNEYS ANSWER TO DR. PRIESTLY.*
  48. THE ZODIACAL SIGNS AND CONSTELLATIONS.


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