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Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 709
Heading: Imaginary Conversation. Adam Smith and Edmund Burke
Category: Political Economy   
Topic: Adam Smith and Edmund Burke.
Person: SMITH, Adam   BURKE, Edmund   PITT   SHERIDAN   FOX   ROLLES   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 711-712
Heading: The Scotch Schoolmaster. (Continued from p. 630)
Category: Education   Poverty   Social Anthropology   Christian Religion   Political Economy   Emigration   
Topic: [Satirical sequel to a sketch (issue 105, p. 680) on the convening of a Scottish "morning" school in a ditch. This (second) lesson considers current religious and political issues rather than classical history]
Person: CALVIN   IRVING, Edward   CHALMERS   
Dramatic Dialogue Signed: D. L.

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 712-713
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of "the Athenaeum"
Category: Medicine   Law   Education   Health   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Answer from "G." to the letter(s) of objection by "S." (Athenaeum issue 105, p. 680-681 and issue 106, p.697) to G`s two articles called "The Scotch Student". "G." protests that his was a humorous article and finishes his letter with a taunting flourish, suggesting a general similarity "between a Scotchman and a Thistle"]
Person: STULTZ   HOBY   
Institution: University of Edinburgh   
Signed: "G."

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Science   Astronomy   Political Economy   Physics   Chemistry   
Topic: [Opening of the ordinary session of the London University. Introductory lecture by Lardner]
Person: LARDNER, Dr.   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   LAVOISIER   WATT, James   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   AMOS, Prof.   DALE   
Institution: University of London   
Paper, 02/11/29
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: New Intestinal Worm
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   
Topic: [Cuvier read a paper at the French Academy on a new kind of Intestina, or parasite worm. The worm is distinguished by a huge number of air-holes in its body, more than a hundred. It lives in the abdominal cavity or the solid flesh of the polypus and was first observed by Laurillard, keeper of the cabinet of anatomy in the Museum of Natural History]
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Paper, 11/11/1829
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: Visit of Baron Humboldt to the Ural Mountains
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   Geology   Palaeontology   Engineering   Gold Mining   
Topic: [Two letters from Baron Humboldt read at the French Academy, the first describing his trip to the gold mines of Borosowsk, the mines of Malachite, of Gumeselesski, Tagilsk, and the washings of gold and platina, the second describing an excursion to the frontiers of the Chinese empire]
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter[s], 11/11/29
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Aldini`s Fire-Proof Dress, Para 2
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Textiles   Fire   
Topic: [Aldini`s fire-proof dress has been demonstrated before the French Academy and Aldini consequently invited to apply for the Monthyon prize]
Person: ALDINI   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   GAY-LUSSAC   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Basalt, Para 6
Category: Geology   Philology   Classical Literature   
Topic: [Origin of the word "basalt", from the Ethiopic "bselt", burnt up or baked?]
Person: PLINY   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Indians in Mexico, Para 3
Category: Geography   Central America   Mexico   Social Anthropology   Christian Religion   Religion   
Topic: [The fascination of the Mexican Indian people for idols and festivals. Though ostensibly Christian, this interest is reminiscent of the religion of the people before the arrival of Montezuma. The Indian people are also very industrious; they hunt, fish, grow vegetables, make wax figures and baskets]
Source: Hardy`s Travels   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Night Telegraph, Para 5
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [Invention by Lecoat de Kerveguen, harbour master of Toulon: the night telegraph. His memoir, addressed to the French minister of marine, proposes a box, two sides of which shall have circular holes and rotating discs]

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Camel`s Thorn, Para 7
Category: Geography   Africa   Middle East   Asia   Botany   Agriculture   
Topic: [Arab method of cultivating water-melons by splitting the stem of the camel`s thorn plant and inserting a melon seed which becomes a parasite]
Person: MIGNAN   
Source: Mignan`s Travels in Chaldaea   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 106-107, Section: Science
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. A Physical Phenomenon explanatory of the Circulation observed in the stem of certain Plants, Para 4
Category: Physics   Chemistry   Plant Physiology   
Topic: [Two-column extract from a report in "le Globe". Dutrochet`s experiments on the effects of heat and light upon water in a tube]
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

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Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 707
Heading: The Juvenile Keepsake
Category: Literature   Poetry   Zoology   Primates   
Title: The Juvenile Keepsake. MDCCCXXX
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 707
Heading: Tower of Babel
Category: Geography   Middle East   Archaeology   Christian Religion   
Title: Travels in Chaldaea, including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah, and Babylon, Performed on Foot in 1827. With Observations on the Sites and Remains of Babel, Seleucia, and Ctesiphon
Author: MIGNAN, Capt. Robert   
Attribution: Of the Hon. East India Company`s Service
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 708
Category: Periodicals   Science   Literature   
Title: The Polar Star (being a continuation of the Extractor,) of Entertainment and Popular Sciences, and Universal Repertorium of General Literature. Vol. I

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