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Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 511-512, Section: Literature
Heading: On Universities
Category: Science   Education   
Topic: [A discourse on the changing role of universities from repositories of learning to educational establishments, with reference to literature and science]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Mammals   Whales And Dolphins   
Topic: Horn of the Sea Unicorn. [Function of the narwhal`s tusk, or horn?]
Person: SCORESBY   BARCLAY, Dr.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: Chinese Method of Dunning. [Tradition of debtors setting fire to their own houses, to avoid the permitted action of the creditor in carrying off the door]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Biology   Ecology   
Topic: Influence of Climate
Person: PLATO   
Source: Plato: Republic, lib. iv   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: Boring Shells. [Some shell animals can bore the softer rocks of marble, and limestone, and coral, to escape]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   
Topic: The Sea Snail

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Bees   Literature   
Topic: Echoes not Injurious to Bees. [Mr. White of Selbourne contradicts Virgil]
Person: VIRGIL   WHITE, Gilbert (of Selbourne)   
Source: Virgil: Georgics   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Bees   
Topic: Bees of Chamouni. [The bees, which leave their hives on the first spring day, cannot predict a probable change of weather. Many die]
Person: SAUSSURE   
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Chinese Mode of Fishing. [Fishing method which demonstrates the attraction of fish to light]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Salmon in Kamstchatka [sic]. [Spawning habits]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   
Topic: Artifice of the Glutton. [The habit of the glutton [gulo gulo] of "trapping" Kamstchatka [sic] deer by throwing down the deer`s favourite moss from overhanging trees and jumping on them]
Source: Gazette Litteraire   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   
Topic: The Red Viper of Dorsetshire. [Red snake believed to be the Coluber Chersea of Linnaeus killed in Cranbourne Chace]
Person: RACKETT, Rev.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: Carolina Parrots poison Cats

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   
Topic: Hawks and Cock-chafers. [Kestrils will eat cock-chafers]
Person: SELBY, Mr.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521-522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   
Topic: Extraordinary Climbing Plant. [The cogue of Chili which runs both up and down successive trees]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 7
Category: Astronomy   Christian Religion   
Topic: Joshua commanding the Sun to stand still
Person: LADD, Dr.   
Source: American Museum   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Botany), Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: Evergreens. [All the trees of Abyssinia are evergreen]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   Astronomy   
Topic: Fanciful System. [Dr. Halley imagined that the earth might have another world within it, lit up by "subterranean luminaries"]
Person: HALLEY   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Geology), Para 4
Category: Geology   
Topic: Origin of Coal. [Dr. Hutton believed that beds of coal are the condensed smoke of "antediluvian ages"]
Person: HUTTON   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Storms   
Topic: Fall of leaves from the clouds. (Whirlwinds which take leaves with them and deposit them elsewhere)
Person: CLAYTON, Mr.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 3
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Topic: Analysis of Pitkaithley Water
Person: THOMSON, Professor   MURRAY   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Topic: Visible magnitude altered by temperature. [Objects appear smaller in cold weather and larger in warm. According to Le Cat the explanation is: the pupil of the eye is contracted by cold as well as light]
Person: LE CAT, M.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Manure for wheat. [Animal manures necessary for wheat crops]
Person: MUSE, Dr.   
Institution: Dorchester Agricultural Society   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Prevention of the Ravages of Snails. [Sow radishes between rows of runner beans because the snails prefer them]
Source: Gardener`s Magazine   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 522, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Mechanics), Para 3
Category: Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   
Topic: Improved Pedometer
Person: HARRIS, Mr. (Optician of Holborn)   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 524
Heading: Varieties, Para 2
Category: Food   Cookery   
Topic: France and England. [Publicity for "l`Architecture des Pates", by Careme]
Person: CAREME, M.   

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Reviews

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 518
Heading: Addison on the Malvern Waters, Etc
Category: Medicine   Chemistry   Public Health   Pharmacology   Hydrotherapy   
Title: A Dissertation on the Nature and Properties of the Malvern Water, and an Inquiry into the Causes and Treatment of Scrofulous Diseases and Consumption; together with some Remarks upon the Influence of the Terrestrial Radiation of Caloric upon Local Salubrity
Author: ADDISON, William   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 523
Heading: Engravings
Category: Icthyology   
Title: The Fishes of Ceylon, Drawn from Living Specimens. No. II
Author: BENNETT, J. M.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 524
Heading: Engravings
Category: Geography   History   
Title: Atlas of Ancient Geography. Dedicated, by permission, to the Rev. Dr. Russell, Head Master of the Charterhouse School
Author: ANON   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28
Heading: Reviews of Books
Category: Anthropology   Folklore   
Title: Nimrod; a Discourse on certain Passages of History and Fable
Author: PRIESTLEY, Richard   

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