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Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Birmingham
Category: Manufactures   Demography   
Topic: [Statistics on industry, trade and population in Birmingham, England]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 856-857
Heading: The Querist. No. II.
Category: Philosophy   Metaphysics   
Topic: Qu. 1 (Continued) -- Are the Scotch Metaphysicians worth reading?
Person: DESCARTES   LOCKE   BERKELEY, Bishop   STEWART, Dugald   REID, Thomas   CAMPBELL   ARISTOTLE   WHATELY, Dr.   MONBODDO, Lord   GILLIES, Dr.   BROWN   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 856-857
Heading: The Querist. No. II.
Category: Philosophy   Metaphysics   
Topic: Qu. I

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 858-859
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: [Members` business. Enumeration of plant collections presented to the Society: 600 plants of the Bavarian Alps; East Indian medicinal plants; plants from Jersey; mosses and cryptogamic plants; plants indigenous to England; specimen of the Christ`s Thorn; specimen of syrup of the visnea mocanera; hothouse seeds from Bologna; a chocolate plant from Prince Edward`s Island; a species of typha and a plant called vanguilla with medicinal properties promised by the Philosophical Society of British Guiana; collection of officinal plants; numerous printed works; medicinal plants from the Royal Gardens at Kew including Melaleuca Cajuputi, Canilla Alba, Anacardium Occidentale, Guiacum Officinale, Vanilla Aromatica, Laurus, Camphora, Etc.]
Person: MACGRIGOR, Sir James   FROST, Mrs.   MARTIUS, Prof.   HORSFIELD, Dr. Thomas   WOODFORD, James   FAVEUE, Abraham   BERTHELOT, Sabino   BERTOLONI, Prof.   READY, Colonel John   FRIEND, Mr.   STANHOPE, Earl   AITON, Mr.   FROST   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   Royal Asiatic Society   Philosophical Society of British Guiana   
, 28/11/1828
Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Elephants   
Topic: The Proboscis of the Elephant
Person: CUVIER   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 10
Category: Psychology   Mental Disorders   Phobias   
Topic: Antipathies. [List of celebrated phobias, as, for example, Tycho Brahe`s fear of hares and foxes. Also one example of a food allergy]
Person: ULADISLAUS (King of Poland)   HENRY III (of France)   SCALIGER   ERASMUS   CARDONNE, Cardinal Henry de   BRAHE, Tycho   CARDAN   ARIOSTO   CRASSUS   LASCALLE, Caesar de   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 5
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Folklore   
Topic: Fabulous Formation of Pearls. [Persian myth on the creation of the pearl: that it was originally a drop of water, which, whilst bemoaning its insignificance in the ocean, was swallowed by an oyster and gradually hardened, found by a diver and finally elevated to a unique position in the Persian diadem]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   Food   
Topic: The Locust. [Used as food in Persia and Arabia]
Source: Forbes`s Oriental Memoirs   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Irish Gnats. [Gnats were a greater nuisance in Ireland than rebels and outlaws, according to the poet Spenser]
Person: SPENSER, Edmund   
Source: Spenser`s View of Ireland   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 4
Category: Entomology   
Topic: The Light of the Glow-Worm. [A wounded glow-worm seems to become more luminous than before]
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Herpetology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Entomology   Medicine   Morbid Anatomy   
Topic: The Worm of Corruption. [What kind of animals were the maggots and small red worms found in the partially disintegrated remains of the patriot Hampden?]
Person: HAMPDEN   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   Folklore   
Topic: Swimming of Fish. [Popular sayings about fish]
Source: Almanach des Gourmands, tom. I   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 9
Category: Zoology   Carnivora   
Topic: Lion-Tigers. [Two cross-breed animals described, found at Atkins`s Menagerie]
, 31/12/27
Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ophiology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Folklore   
Topic: Sowing of Roasted Snakes
Source: Hircher`s Mundus Subterraneus   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Ornithology   Folklore   
Topic: Eagle Owl of America. [Its disconcerting call and reputation for ill luck]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Psychology   Dreams   Literature   
Topic: Dreams of birds. [Do birds dream? Verse from the poet Dryden cited, in which "the little birds in dreams their songs repeat"]
Source: Dryden: Conquest of Mexico   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Jelly-fish   
Topic: The Sea-Nettle. [The way the jelly-fish rids itself of empty shells by turning itself inside out or, failing that, pushing the shell out through the soft substance of its body]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Geology   
Topic: Alpine Debucle. [Saussure imagined that a "tremendous torrent" which he called a "debucle" carried the granite blocks in the limestone country round Geneva, from the Alps]
Person: SAUSSURE   
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Limneology), Para 5
Category: Geology   Meteorology   Wind   Lakes   
Topic: Remarkable Agitations of Derwentwater. [Movements of the water in a lake, without wind, caused by the escape of gas from vegetable matter at the bottom]
Source: Parkinson: Organic Remains (vol. i. p.211)   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Geology   
Topic: Coal known to the Romans. [Coal dug up by the Romans in Yorkshire, Northumberland and Monmouthshire]
Source: Whittaker: History of Craven   Wallis: History of Northumberland   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Orology), Para 4
Category: Geology   Mountains   Geodesy   Andes   Himalayas   
Topic: The Highest American Mountain. [Paragraph contains small table of comparative peaks]
Person: PENTLAND   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Botany   Plant Physiology   
Topic: Fibrous and Bulbous Roots. [Tendency of some plants to alter their root structure in certain situations, causing some grasses to be described under different names]

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Astronomy), Para 10
Category: Astronomy   Religion   Folklore   
Topic: Creation of the Moon. [According to Mungo Park, the African Indians believe the old moon is literally destroyed and the new moon created]
Source: Mungo Park`s Travels   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 8
Category: Botany   Literature   
Topic: Dryden and Addison no Botanists. [Virgil`s description of the Italian Aster (Aster Amellus) wrongly translated by both Addison and Dryden, to misrepresent the flower]
Person: KENT, Miss   DRYDEN   ADDISON   
Source: Magazine of Natural History   Virgil: Georgics   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Hydrology), Para 7
Category: Geology   Oceanography   Ocean Currents   
Topic: Effects of a Wave at Ramsgate

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 9
Category: Physics   Light   
Topic: Light and Darkness. [Without darkness there would be no perceptible light]
Person: LE SAYA, M.   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Potamology), Para 6
Category: Geology   Rivers   
Topic: The Danube
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 1
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Management of Pots in Rooms

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Medicine), Para 2
Category: Medicine   Disease   Nervous System   
Topic: A newly-discovered Disease. [Disorder of the spinal nerves described by Dr. Brown of Glasgow, particularly affecting "females and persons of feeble conformation" and "literary people"]
Person: BROWN   
Source: Glasgow Medical Journal   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Canal in Russia, Para 1
Category: Engineering   Canals   
Topic: [The new (Kirilovskoi) canal to link Archangel and St. Petersburg. The article also deals with the development of Russia`s canal system in general]
Source: Journal Francais de Petersbourg, 1828, No. 71   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 861, Section: Varieties
Heading: Purification of Water, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Public Health   Water Supply   
Topic: Purification of Water. [System adopted at Greenock]

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Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Manual of Anatomy
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Eye   
Title: A Manual of the Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Eye and its Appendages
Author: STRATFORD, S. J.   
Attribution: Member of the Royal College of Surgeons

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 854
Heading: Practical Mechanics
Category: Engineering   Steam Power   Water Power   
Title: A Compendium of Mechanics; or Text Book for Engineers, Mill-wrights, Machine-makers, Founders, Smiths, Etc., containing practical Rules and Tables, connected with the Steam-Engine, Water Wheel, Pump, and Mechanics in general; also, Examples for each Rule calculated in Decimal Arithmetic, which renders this Treatise particularly adapted for the use of operative Mechanics
Author: BRUNTON, Robert   

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