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Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 927
Heading: British Museum
Category: Museums   Libraries   
Topic: British Museum. [New catalogue will run to fifteen quarto volumes, exceeding that of the Royal Library at Paris]
Institution: British Museum   Royal Library, Paris   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 928, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 8
Category: Botany   Trees   Literature   
Topic: The Cowthorpe Oak. [The huge dimensions of a very old oak which features in Strutt`s book of tree etchings, Sylva Britannica. The tree does not seem much changed in 1828 from its description by Dr. Hunter in his "Notes on Evelyn", one hundred years earlier. A stanza of poetry which seems to fit the atmosphere and history of the tree is quoted anonymously]
Person: HUNTER   EVELYN   STRUTT, [George Jacob]   
Source: Strutt: Sylva Britannica, 25   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 938
Heading: London University. (Lectures upon English Literature)
Category: Education   Philology   
Topic: [Dale`s] inquiry into the origin, formation, and progress of the English language, as a necessary preliminary step to the investigation of English literature
Person: DALE   SOPHOCLES   ULPHILAS   KENNEDY, Colonel   
Institution: University of London   
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Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Academical, Para 10
Category: Medicine   Ethics   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   Education   
Topic: A Learned Horse. [To expose its unethical practices, Rabelais sent fees by post to the faculty of Orleans and had his own horse admitted as a doctor, under the name of Dr. Johannes Caballus]
Person: RABELAIS   CABALLUS, Dr. Johannes   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Astrological, Para 16
Category: Philosophy   Astrology   Religion   Folklore   
Topic: Bringing down the Sun. [Brande describes having "made the sun dance" when he was a boy, by watching its reflection tremble in a basin of water. There still exists a folk tradition of going out on Easter mornings to see the rising sun dance, a relic of astrological beliefs]
Person: BRANDE   
Source: Antiqities of Newcastle   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Critical, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Archaeology   
Topic: Hibernian Blunder. [Colonel Vallency published a fragment of so-called ancient writing which he pretended came from one Aicill, a "juris-consult" of King Courbre and "surgeon". "Aicill", he later discovered, was not a person`s name at all]
Person: VALLENCY, Colonel   
Source: Collectanea de Reb. Hibern   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Critical, Para 11
Category: Ornithology   Literature   
Topic: Virgil Nodding. [Virgil`s lines on the nightingale are found to be wrong about the singing habits of the bird]
Person: VIRGIL   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Ludicrous, Para 18
Category: Folklore   Religion   Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: Cause of Earthquakes in Thibet. [Tibetan religious writing claims that the world, when created, was placed on a large golden frog. Earthquakes occur when the frog scratches its head]
Source: Bell of Antermony`s Travels   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Ludicrous, Para 18
Category: Philology   Social Anthropology   
Topic: Royal African Titles. [The Athenaeum remarks upon the animal names of an African king]
Person: DURFOOR, Sultan of   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences Geographique   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Mythological, Para 12
Category: Botany   Folklore   Religion   
Topic: Caldron of Ceridwen. [The contents of the caldron of the Celtic goddess who is equivalent to Ceres or Venus are called "the liquor of science and inspiration". The plants are named]
Person: CERIDWEN   CERES   VENUS   
Source: Owen`s Cambr. Biogr.   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 15
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Metaphysics   The Soul   
Topic: Vehicular State. [Tucker`s theory on the means of communication between souls after death and their methods of travelling]
Person: TUCKER   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 940, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Political, Para 1
Category: Public Health   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Topic: The People more absolute than their Rulers. [Joseph the Second of Austria could not obtain the agreement of his subjects to bury their dead in lime pits]
Source: Mirabeau: Monarchie Pruss. IV, 472   

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Reviews

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 937
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Philosophy   Occultism   
Title: Past Feelings Renovated; or, Ideas occasioned by the perusal of Dr. Hibbert`s Philosophy of Apparitions; written with the view of counteracting any sentiments approaching Materialism, which that work, however unintentional on the part of the Author, may have a tendency to produce
Author: ANON   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 937
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Philosophy   Science   Christian Religion   
Title: The Cultivation of the Mind, an Object of Primary Importance
Author: DAVIES, Rev. J.   
Attribution: Author of "An Estimate of the Human Mind"
Institution: Southampton Institution   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 938
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Education   Science   Literature   Philosophy   Philology   
Title: An Introductory Lecture delivered in the University of London, on Tuesday, November 11, 1828
Author: HURWITZ, Hyman   
Attribution: Professor of the Hebrew Language and Literature
Institution: University of London   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 938
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: History of British Almanacs
Institution: London Magazine   

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