To our barbarous ancestors of centuries ago, all was mystery - the thunder, the rainbow, the growing corn, the ocean, the stars. Gradually and by slow steps they learned to house themselves in trees, in caves, in huts In houses; to find a sure supply of food; to provide a stock of serviceable clothing. The arts of life were born; tools were invented; the priceless boon of fire was received; tribes and clans united for defence; some measure of Security and comfort was attained.
With security and comfort came leisure; and the mind of early Man began curiously to inquire the mean ing of the mysteries with which he was surrounded. That curious inquiry was the birth of Science. Art was born when some far-away ancestor, in an idle hour.
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Language - English
Author(s) - Edward Singleton Holden
Published Date - August 23 2019
ISBN - 9780365222934
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm
Page Count - 421