Online copy of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812-1818)
The Phaedo was one of the dialogues of the great Greek philosopher Plato, along with the Republic and the Symposium. Nathaniel Bowditch (1773 – 1838) was an American mathematician who wrote a famous book on ocean navigation, the American Practical Navigator.
Thomas Cranmer (1489 – 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury. Tried for treason and heresy by the Catholics, he was executed and his ashes scattered.
A Leyden jar is a device that stores static electricity between two electrodes on the inside and outside of the jar. Invented in 1745, it was used to conduct many early experiments in electricity.