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THE RUINS,

OR, MEDITATION ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES:

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THE RUINS,
OR, MEDITATION ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES
AND
  THE LAW OF NATURE,
  C. F. VOLNEY,
  COMTE ET PAIR DE FRANCE. COMMANDEUR DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR, MEMBRE
  DEPUTY TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF 1789, AND AUTHOR OF "TRAVELS IN
  TO WHICH IS ADDED
  VOLNEY'S ANSWER TO DR. PRIESTLY, A BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE BY COUNT
  NEW YORK,
  PUBLISHER'S PREFACE.
  PETER ECKLER.
  TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE
  OF THE ENGLISH EDITION PUBLISHED IN PARIS.
  PREFACE OF THE LONDON EDITION.
  PREFACE OF THE AMERICAN EDITION.
  VOLNEY'S RUINS;
  OR MEDITATION ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF EMPIRES.
  PARIS TRANSLATION,
  INVOCATION.
  LONDON TRANSLATION.
  INVOCATION.
  PHILADELPHIA TRANSLATION.
  INVOCATION.
  LIFE OF VOLNEY.
  BY COUNT DARU.
  ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF CORSICA--1793.
  ON THE SIMPLIFICATION OF ORIENTAL LANGUAGES--1795.
  A LETTER TO DR. PRIESTLEY--1797.
  REPORT MADE TO THE CELTIC ACADEMY ON THE RUSSIAN WORK OF PROFESSOR
  A HISTORY OF SAMUEL--1819.
  HEBREW SIMPLIFIED--1820.
  INVOCATION.
  THE RUINS OF EMPIRES.
  CHAPTER I.
  THE JOURNEY.
  CHAPTER II.
  THE REVERIE.
  CHAPTER III.
  THE APPARITION.
  CHAPTER IV.
  THE EXPOSITION
  CHAPTER V.
  CONDITION OF MAN IN THE UNIVERSE.
  CHAPTER VI.
  THE PRIMITIVE STATE OF MAN.
  CHAPTER VII.
  PRINCIPLES OF SOCIETY.
  CHAPTER VIII.
  SOURCES OF THE EVILS OF SOCIETY.
  CHAPTER IX.
  ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENT AND LAWS.
  CHAPTER X.
  GENERAL CAUSES OF THE PROSPERITY OF ANCIENT STATES.
  CHAPTER XI.
  GENERAL CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTIONS AND RUIN OF ANCIENT STATES.
  CHAPTER XII.
  LESSONS OF TIMES PAST REPEATED ON THE PRESENT.
  CHAPTER XIII.
  WILL THE HUMAN RACE IMPROVE?
  CHAPTER XIV.
  THE GREAT OBSTACLE TO IMPROVEMENT.
  CHAPTER XV.
  THE NEW AGE.
  CHAPTER XVI.
  A FREE AND LEGISLATIVE PEOPLE.
  CHAPTER XVII.
  UNIVERSAL BASIS OF ALL RIGHT AND ALL LAW.
  TO EQUAL LAW, WHICH JUDGES AND PROTECTS.
  CHAPTER XVIII.
  CONSTERNATION AND CONSPIRACY OF TYRANTS.
  CHAPTER XIX.
  GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONS.
  CHAPTER XX.
  THE SEARCH OF TRUTH.
  CHAPTER XXI.
  PROBLEM OF RELIGIOUS CONTRADICTIONS.
  CHAPTER XXII.
  ORIGIN AND FILIATION OF RELIGIOUS IDEAS.
  CHAPTER XXIII.
  ALL RELIGIONS HAVE THE SAME OBJECT.
  CHAPTER XXIV.
  SOLUTION OF THE PROBLEM OF CONTRADICTIONS.
  THE LAW OF NATURE.
  CHAPTER 1.
  OF THE LAW OF NATURE.
  CHAPTER II.
  CHARACTERS OF THE LAW OF NATURE.
  CHAPTER III.
  PRINCIPLES OF THE LAW OF NATURE RELATING TO MAN.
  CHAPTER IV.
  BASIS OF MORALITY; OF GOOD, OF EVIL, OF SIN, OF CRIME, OF VICE AND
  CHAPTER V.
  OF INDIVIDUAL VIRTUES.
  CHAPTER VI.
  ON TEMPERANCE.
  CHAPTER VII.
  ON CONTINENCE.
  CHAPTER VIII.
  ON COURAGE AND ACTIVITY.
  CHAPTER IX.
  ON CLEANLINESS.
  CHAPTER X.
  ON DOMESTIC VIRTUES.
  THE SOCIAL VIRTUES; JUSTICE.
  CHAPTER XII.
  DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOCIAL VIRTUES.
  VOLNEY'S ANSWER TO DR. PRIESTLY.
  C. F. VOLNEY.
  THE ZODIACAL SIGNS AND CONSTELLATIONS.
  THE ZODIACAL SIGNS.
  THE CONSTELLATIONS.


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