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Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 728-730
Heading: Comparative Pathology. Torpor -- Consumption in Animals
Category: Medicine   Respiratory System   Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Ecology   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [An account of experiments made by Flourens on the effect of cold on garden dormice or "lerots", and on the state of hibernation. Further (animal) experiments on the effect of temperature on disorders of the lungs. Is a cold temperature in itself enough to cause consumption? Flourens believes "national establishments" should be founded for the study of animal illnesses in relation to human pathology]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   BAGLIVI   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Dahlias, Para 1
Category: Botany   Horticulture   Ecology   
Topic: [Dahlias were introduced into Spain from Mexico, in 1787 and reached Paris in 1802. At first only hothouse flowers, they became more hardy]
Person: THOUIN, M.   
Source: Annales du Museum d`Histoire Naturelle   Quarterly Journal of Agriculture   
Institution: Museum d`Histoire Naturelle   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Etymology of the Word "Bolero", Para 7
Category: Philology   
Topic: [Bolero derived from the verb "volar, or from the Spanish noun "volero"]
Source: Blasis   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Potatoes, Para 3
Category: Agriculture   Climate   Ecology   
Topic: [Potatoes were introduced into Britain in the sixteenth century, from South America. They are still not entirely resistant to frost and it is important to keep on experimenting to produce a more hardy variety]
Source: Quarterly Journal of Agriculture   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Laurel, Para 2
Category: Botany   Horticulture   Ecology   
Topic: [The laurel was introduced into Britain in the seventeenth century. At first very delicate, it became more hardy]
Person: COLE   
Source: Quarterly Journal of Agriculture   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 731, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vipers occasionally Viviparous, Para 6
Category: Zoology   Reptiles   Snakes   
Topic: [The common viper has been found, under circumstances which would prevent its shedding its skin, to carry more than three thousand young in its uterus, rather than forming eggs]
Person: DESVOIDY, M. Robineau   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   DUMERIL, M.   
Source: Le Globe   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 19/10/1829
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Reviews

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 717-718
Heading: German Tales
Category: Philosophy   Philosophy Of Science   Mathematics   Literature   Poetry   
Title: Foreign Tales and Traditions; chiefly selected from the Fugitive Literature of Germany
Author: CUNNINGHAM, George G.   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 718-720
Heading: Southern Africa
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Botany   Agriculture   
Title: Four Years in Southern Africa
Author: ROSE, Lieut. Cowper   
Attribution: Royal Engineers

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 720-721
Heading: The Landscape Annual
Category: Geography   History   Switzerland   Italy   Engineering   Canals   
Title: The Landscape Annual for 1830

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