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Mechanism in thought and morals.

An address delivered before the Phi beta kappa society of Harvard university, June 29, 1870.

by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Published by J. R. Osgood & co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mind and body.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1972 .M4 1871
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p.
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23665827M
    LC Control Number20016822


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