• Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

    Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

    By Franz Cumont
    Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
    This is a study of star-worship collected from all available astrological and astronomical texts from antiquity. This book summarizes the authors knowledge and theories on this subject. Cumont shows that astronomical knowledge was developed over time in the ancient Near…

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  • The Sleeper Awakes

    The Sleeper Awakes

    by H. G. Wells
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    The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian science fiction novel by H. G. Wells about a man who sleeps for two hundred and three years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest on his bank accounts, he has become the richest man in the world…

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  • Shaman, Saiva and Sufi, A Study of the Evolution of Malay Magic

    Shaman, Saiva and Sufi, A Study of the Evolution of Malay Magic

    By R. O. Winstedt
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    THIS book deals with the magic of the Muslim Malays of the Crown Colony of the Straits Settlements, comprising Singapore, Penang and Malacca; of the Federated Malay States, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Pahang; of the Unfederated Malay States, Johore, Kedah…

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  • The Eskimo of Siberia

    The Eskimo of Siberia

    by Waldemar Bogoras
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    A short collection of folk-tales and songs from the Eskimos of Siberia including: The Old Woman and the Wild Beasts; The Girl in the Iron Box; The Girl who watched in the Night-Time; and, The Contest between the Giant and the Plover.

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  • The Witch-Cult in Western Europe

    The Witch-Cult in Western Europe

    by Margaret Alice Murray
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    The Witch-Cult in Western Europe was the first book in which Margaret Murray developed her controversial literal interpretation of the Witch trial evidence. This work is of importance because it is a source-book of the Witch trials, with extensive quotes…

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  • Quo Vadis

    Quo Vadis

    by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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    Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Ligia (or Lygia), and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes place in the city of Rome under the rule of emperor Nero, circa AD 64. “Quo vadis Domine” is Latin for…

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  • Totem and Taboo

    Totem and Taboo

    By Sigmund Freud
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    Totem and Taboo: Resemblances Between the Mental Lives of Savages and Neurotics is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912–13) employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion: “The Savage’s Dread…

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  • The Temptation of Saint Anthony

    The Temptation of Saint Anthony

    By Gustave Flaubert
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    The Temptation of St. Antony is based on the story of the third-century saint who lived on an isolated mountaintop in the Egyptian desert. Saint Anthony, while living in the desert, remembers former temptations and is beset by the onslaught of philosophic doubt.

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  • Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary

    Philosophical Dictionary

    By Voltaire
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    The Dictionnaire philosophique (Philosophical Dictionary) is an encyclopedic dictionary published by Voltaire in 1764. It is alphabetically ordered. Although this order helps readers more easily find articles, this was not meant to be a dictionary or encyclopaedia. In this as in his other works…

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  • The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

    The Awakening and Selected Short Stories

    by Kate Chopin
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    The Awakening centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women’s…

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How to Use New Thought in Home Life

How to Use New Thought in Home Life

by Elizabeth Towne
Available in Scanned PDF format
Chapters include: How to Reduce Friction and Preserve Love; The Getting Mad Habit; On Pulling Together; Getting Rid of Jealousy; Making Money and Spending Money; How to Live with a Groucher; and many more.

The Art of Money Getting

The Art of Money Getting

by P. T. Barnum
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American showman P.T. Barnum became famous for founding what would become the Barnum & Bailey Circus, but he also pursued many other business ventures throughout his life. In this book written later in his life, Barnum provides practical wisdom from his experiences…

Mental Efficiency

Mental Efficiency

by Arnold Bennett
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Chapters include: Mental Efficiency; Expressing One’s Individuality; Breaking With The Past; Settling Down In Life; Marriage; Books; Success; The Petty Artificialities; and, The Secret Of Content.

The Creative Process in the Individual

The Creative Process in the Individual

By Thomas Troward
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Chapters include: The Starting-Point; The Self-Contemplation Of Spirit; The Divine Ideal; The Manifestation Of The Life Principle; The Personal Factor; The Standard Of Personality; Race Thought And New Thought; The Dénouement Of The Creative Process; The Divine Offering; and…

The Quimby Manuscripts

The Quimby Manuscripts

by Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
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P. P. Quimby has been called the founder of ‘New Thought.’ This set of documents, published in 1921 in response to a campaign to question his early role in Christian Science, shows that Quimby indeed anticipated many of the key ideas of both movements. Dresser, the editor was an…

The Art of Worldly Wisdom By Balthasar Gracian

The Art of Worldly Wisdom

By Balthasar Gracian
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A long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest. As acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius.

The Law of the New Thought

The Law of the New Thought

by William Walker Atkinson
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Chapters include: What is the New Thought?; Thoughts are Things; The Law of Attraction; Mind Building; The Dweller of the Threshold; Mind and Body; The Mind and its Planes; The Sub-conscious Plane; The Super-Conscious Faculties; The Soul’s Question; The Absolute…

Your-Word-Is-Your-Wand

Your Word is Your Wand

By Florence Scovel Shinn
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A short self help book from the author of ‘The Game of Life’. This is basically a book of affirmations about various things like love, sickness, happiness, etc. Florence Scovel Shinn believes that words are very powerful and that by using…

Your-Forces-And-How-To-Use-Them

Your Forces and How to Use Them

By Christian D. Larson
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Predating ‘The Secret’ by about 100 years, this 1912 book shows you how to put the law of attraction into practise. Chapters include, How We Govern The Forces We Possess, The Use Of Mind In Practical Action, The Forces Of The Subconscious, Training…

Within-You-Is-The-Power

Within You is the Power

By Henry Thomas Hamblin
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Chapters include: Infinite Life And Power; The Overcoming Of Life’s Difficulties; Fate Or Free-Will?; Cause And Effect; Success; Health; The Secret Of Abundant Supply; The Powers And Limitations Of The Sub-Conscious Mind; The Use Of The Spiritual…

What-All-The-Worlds-A-Seeking

What All the World’s A-Seeking

By Ralph Waldo Trine
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This short book by Ralph Waldo Trine stands out in the huge body of New Thought literature. Most interesting in this book is the way he stresses how important service and compassion are; not only to humanity, but to also animals, in fact, all sentient…

Twelve-Powers-Of-Man

The Twelve Powers Of Man

By Charles Fillmore
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A self help book that utilises Christian thought, The Twelve Powers of Man is a metaphysical look at twelve expressions of the divine power inherent in each of us. Expressions such as love, faith, strength, zeal, and imagination…

Thought-Power

Thought Power

By Sri Swami Sivananda
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Swami Sivananda’s Thought Power, is a Free eBook that tells you how to control your mind, enhance your concentration, focus your thoughts and direct it the way you want. A simple, straightforward, inspiring book that holds out many methods for the culture…

Think-And-Grow-Rich

Think and Grow Rich

By Napoleon Hill
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This is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. Written during the Great Depression, it incorporates practical advice along with more esoteric things like harnessing Kundalini energy, manifesting psychic powers such as telepathy, tapping…

Self-Suggestion

Self-Suggestion

By Max Freedom Long
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This is one of Max Freedom Long’s latter books. One of the highlights of this book is the review of the self-help scene during the mid-50s, including a mention of Dianetics, as well as General Semantics and other belief systems. Mostly though…

Secret-Of-The-Universe

The Secret of the Universe

By Nathan R. Wood
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Many New Thought books leave one wanting a bit more. They claim that there is a deeper secret of life, but refrain from explaining it. Nathan R. Woods, on the other hand, pulls no punches. He attempts to get to the heart of the issue by addressing…

The Corpus Hermeticum

The Corpus Hermeticum

By G. R. S. Mead
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This translation (taken From ‘Thrice Greatest Hermes: Studies In Hellenistic Theosophy And Gnosis, Volume 2′), includes the Pœmandres and some addresses of Hermes to disciples Tat, Ammon and Asclepius, which are said to have originated in the school of Ammonius Saccas, a Greek…

Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

By Franz Cumont
Available to read online and in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.
This is a study of star-worship collected from all available astrological and astronomical texts from antiquity. This book summarizes the authors knowledge and theories on this subject. Cumont shows that astronomical knowledge was developed over time in the ancient Near…

The Blue Fairy Book

The Blue Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang
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Contains some of the best known tales, including Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltzkin, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots, Trusty John, Jack the Giantkiller, Goldilocks and many more

The Inquisitor

The Inquisitor

by Hugh Walpole
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From the Preface: ‘The Inquisitor is the fourth of a series of stories about a cathedral town that I have called Polchester….There are in the course of them murders, suicides, abductions, riots—not that I would have Polchester supposed to be a town of violence, far otherwise, but there…