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Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 687-689
Heading: Universities of Europe and America. (University of Gottingen)
Category: Science   Education   
Topic: [An account of the University of Gottingen, given by one of its members, including a table of fees for medical courses and lectures in law, medicine, philosophy]
Person: LAVATER   SPURZHEIM   
Signed: R.

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 695-696
Heading: The English Periodical Press.
Category: Periodicals   
Topic: A Fragment from the Travels of Theodore Elbert, a young Swede.

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 696-697
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 679)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Holman`s account of the landing of Captain Owen`s ship, early relations with the people of Fernando Po, bartering iron for yams, and choosing a place to make a settlement. The settlement called Clarence and adjoining lands called Bushy Park, Longfield, Paradise and New-lands]
Person: OWEN, Captain   MORRISON, Lieut.   ANDERSON   
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   
Topic: The Thumb. [Insistence upon the difference between men and apes because the human thumb is so much stronger than that of apes and lemurs]
Person: EUSTACHIUS   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Folklore   
Topic: Flies wanting in Attica, Etc. [Flies dislike the scent of thyme according to the ancients. Redi disproves this]
Person: PLINY   ZEZES   GLYCAS   REDI   
Source: Pliny: Natural History   Glycas: Annals of Greece   Redi: Experimenta Generationis Insectorum   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Folklore   
Topic: Sea-Serpents. [Is there any truth in ancient references to "sea-serpents", and modern reports of sightings?]
Person: VAN COERDON, Peter (of the Dutch fleet in the West Indies)   BROEK, P. Vander   
Source: Virgil: Aeneid   Byron: Childe Harolde, IV., 160   Literary Panorama   Old Testament: Amos ix. 3   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 700, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: The Virginian Nightingale. [The Cardinal grosbeak (Loxia Cardinalis) is so named yet its song is inferior to the wood thrush (Turdus Melodus), brown thrush (Turdus Rufus) and the mocking bird (Turdus Polyglottus)]

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Primates   Man   Folklore   
Topic: St. Austin and Lord Monboddo. [Saxon legend concerning the mocking of Christian missionaries]
Person: GREGORY, Saint   AUSTYNE, Saint   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Folklore   Seals   
Topic: The Arctic Mermaid. [Were mermaids, seals or walruses?]
Person: SCORESBY   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 4
Category: Botany   Folklore   
Topic: The Dodder. [Parasitic behaviour of the cuscuta or dodder, as described in old books of herbal lore]
Person: THRELKELD   
Source: Gerrard`s Herbal   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Mineralogy   Palaeobotany   
Topic: Mocha Stones. [Lichens in chalcedony]

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Physics   Light   
Topic: Sunset on the Alps. [Description of effects of light and mist]
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: The Black Mangrove of the West Indies
Source: Brown`s Jamaica   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Saltpetre as a Manure
Person: MAIN, Mr. J.   
Source: Gardener`s Magazine   

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 701, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   Agriculture   
Topic: To destroy Ants in Melon Pits. [It is suggested to use toads, except in Ireland where there are no toads]
Person: SYMONS, Mr. T.   
Source: Gardener`s Magazine   

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Reviews

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 689-691
Heading: Dugald Stewart`s Philosophy of Man
Category: Philosophy   
Title: The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man
Author: STEWART, Dugald   
Attribution: Formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 694
Heading: Intellectual Arithmetic
Category: Mathematics   Arithmetic   
Title: A Treatise on Practical Arithmetic
Author: REYNOLDS, J. P.   
Attribution: Teacher of Mathematics

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 694
Heading: Intellectual Arithmetic
Category: Mathematics   Arithmetic   
Title: The Theory and Practice of Arithmetic
Author: HUTTON, George   

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