Featuring beautifully rendered new translations, How to Die also includes an enlightening introduction, notes, the original Latin texts, and an epilogue presenting Tacitus's description of Seneca's grim suicide.
In Europe a few thousand people are bitten each year and fewer than 100 die. ... In Australia bites amount to 1000-3000 but there are only two deaths each year. ... In Burma, snake bite has been the fifth most common cause of death.
noblemen like their living counterparts , he informs them , and God sent them to the living to mend their ways . Somber is the second dead . Death is cruel when he bites ; he spares no one , high or low ; the pains of Death are the evil ...
The other 95 per cent of young cheetahs were found to die in lots of ways. ... I'm used to such statistics in frogs (where each blob of frogspawn might have 1,000 or more eggs with only three or four hatchlings making it to adulthood).
Second in a new Dark Age trilogy! With the mighty Steel Wolf clan behind her, Anastasia Kerensky plans to seize the planet Northwind, but Ezekial Crow and Tara Campbell are prepared to repel her invasion-and decide the fate of a world.
One method is to exclude all animals from the gathered by the Department of Agriculture will suffice to life history ... to show the enormous cost of keeping the tick . investigations , which disclosed the flaw in the armor of death .