"Kunstformen der Natur"
These are geometric and concentric drawings of Organisms from 18999-1904. Because of age, they are free domain. Enjoy!
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"Those are my principles,
and if you don't like them...
well, I have others."
"Either this man is dead
or my watch has stopped."
"Remember men,in Duck Soup (movie)
we're fighting for this
which is probably more
than she ever did."
A Couple of Riddles From Aesop's Fables
Fable of The Eagle and the Arrow
AN EAGLE sat on a lofty rock, watching the movements of a Hare
whom he sought to make his prey. An archer, who saw the Eagle
from a place of concealment, took an accurate aim and wounded him
mortally. The Eagle gave one look at the arrow that had entered
his heart and saw in that single glance that its feathers had
been furnished by himself. "It is a double grief to me," he
exclaimed, "that I should perish by an arrow feathered from my
Moral of the Story: Be Aware of that Which Surrounds You
So as not to give the enemy the Means for Your Own Destruction
The Ass's Brains
The Lion and the Fox went hunting together. The Lion, on the
advice of the Fox, sent a message to the Ass, proposing to make an
alliance between their two families. The Ass came to the place of
meeting, overjoyed at the prospect of a royal alliance. But when
he came there the Lion simply pounced on the Ass, and said to the
Fox: "Here is our dinner for to-day. Watch you here while I go
and have a nap. Woe betide you if you touch my prey." The Lion
went away and the Fox waited; but finding that his master did not
return, ventured to take out the brains of the Ass and ate them
up. When the Lion came back he soon noticed the absence of the
brains, and asked the Fox in a terrible voice: "What have you done
with the brains?"
"Brains, your Majesty! it had none, or it would never have
fallen into your trap."