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Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 12, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Indigent Population of France, Para 2
Category: Geography   France   Public Administration   
Topic: [Statistics on begging and poverty in France. Crime. Institutions (hospitals and prisons)]
Signed: LAFOREST, M.

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 12, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Tea Trade in Russia, Para 3
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   
Topic: [The tea route from China. Methods of packing. Prices. The merchants of Moscow who deal in particular teas]
Source: Bulletin du Nord   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 12, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: The Nuraghes of Sardinia, Para 1
Category: Geography   Sardinia   
Topic: [Ancient monuments of Sardinia. Demographic statistics. Economy. Trade. Education.]
Signed: MARMORA, A. de la

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 13, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Poetical, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Medicine   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   Mathematics   Literature   
Topic: Sir Walter Scott and Dr. Gall, the Phrenologist. [The Athenaeum exposes Dr. Gall`s mistaken apprehensions about certain anonymous busts]
Person: GALL   CHANTREY   TROUGHTON   SCOTT, Sir Walter   POMFRET, Earl of   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Alchemical, Para 16
Category: Philosophy   Alchemy   Comparative Mythology   
Topic: The Cup of Immortality. [Chinese story about a drink giving immortality likened to the preoccupations of the alchemists]
Source: De Guignes: Voyage a Peking   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Alchemical, Para 16
Category: Philosophy   The Occult   Alchemy   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Astrological, Para 15
Category: Philosophy   Astrology   Medicine   
Topic: Medical Astrology. Maginus says [...] that a physician has no use for astrology
Source: Maginus: Mathematical Physic   Kurt. Sprengel Hist. Med.   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Biographical, Para 4
Category: Physics   Science   Professional Ethics   Literature   Biography   
Topic: Newton and Stillingfleet. [Whiston, who wrote the "Theory of the Earth" reports that he angered Newton by contradicting him, and was publicly silenced out of fear of angering Newton further, and even of killing him. There are other examples of professional rifts, such as that of Stillingfleet and Locke]
Person: WHISTON   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   STILLINGFLEET   BENTLEY, Dr.   LOCKE   
Source: Whiston: Theory of the Earth   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Mythological, Para 11
Category: Classical Mythology   
Topic: Origin of the Demi-Gods of Antiquity. [Not all the gods were once human]
Person: WARBURTON   BOTT   
Source: Bott`s Answer to Warburton, 23   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oneirological, Para 14
Category: Psychology   Philosophy   Dreams   
Topic: Pleasures of Dreaming. [If we dreamed the same thing every night, dreaming would seem to have more substance and power to affect our moods]
Source: Pascal: Pensees   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 8
Category: Geography   Alps   Literature   
Topic: Alpine Scenery. [An attempt to] paint to the imagination objects which have nothing in common with what is seen in other parts of the world
Source: Saussure: Voyages dans les Alpes   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romantic, Para 7
Category: Geography   British Isles   Scotland   The Highlands   
Topic: Heath-beds. [Buchanan and Smollett have romanticized "heath-beds". In reality they are uncomfortable]
Person: BUCHANAN   SMOLLETT   
Source: Cordiner`s Picturesque Antiquities p. 114   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Sepulchral, Para 12
Category: Social Anthropology   Burial   
Topic: Hottentot Buryings in 1686
Source: Cowley`s Voyage apud Harris, i.82   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Superstitious
Heading: Sacredness of Islands, Para 13
Category: Geography   Islands   Religion   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [The religious veneration of the ancient Irish for the island of Inniscailtre is compared with the religious status accorded the "oriental" islands of Elephanta, Salsette, Ceylon]
Source: Owenson`s Patriot Sketches, i. 48   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 15, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Grammatical, Para 7
Category: Philology   
Topic: Prepositional Cases. [Alteration in language through nations intermingling and mixing]
Source: Smith: Formation of Language   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 15, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Metaphysical, Para 8
Category: Philosophy   Metaphysics   
Topic: Beauty. [What we find beautiful must always reflect a part of our own nature and please us. What departs from it is proportionally displeasing]
Source: Pascal: Pensees   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 15, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Topographical, Para 5
Category: Geography   Greece   Ecology   Deforestation   
Topic: Locality of Troy. [It is impossible to find the River Scamander, which was near ancient Troy, because the forests of Mount Ida are gone and with them, the springs and streams]
Person: ROZIER, Abbe   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 9-10
Heading: Notes on Lisbon. No. IV.
Category: Geography   Portugal   Public Health   Penal Offences   
Topic: Executions. Public Preachers. Streets and Houses

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Reviews

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Geography   Australia   Tasmania   
Title: Present State of Van Diemen`s Land; comprising an Account of its Agricultural Capabilities, with Observations on the Present State of Farming, Etc. Etc. pursued in that Colony: and other Important Matters connected with Emigration
Author: WIDOWSON, Henry   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Medicine   Natural History   Psychology   Philosophy   
Title: The Origin of Life, the Cause of Diseases, and the Source of our Feelings and Senses Explained and Demonstrated
Author: MORRISON, James   
Attribution: "The Hygeist"

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 8
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Periodicals   Almanacs   
Title: The Companion to the Almanac; or Year-book of General Information, for 1829
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

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