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Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Picturesque, Para 6
Category: Geography   Derbyshire   Rivers   Literature   
Topic: Dovedale. [Detailed description of the changing nature of the River Dove, stressing the visual contrasts of falling and turbulent, flat and calm waters]
Source: Whately: Observations on Modern Gardening, 114   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romancing, Para 5
Category: Natural History   Philosophy   Literature   Science   Geology   Christian Religion   
Topic: Scientific Romancing. [Geology is romantic because it involves travelling to wild and lonely places and stimulates the imagination to contemplate creation, and change. It gives evidence of the world before Noah]
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 110, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Sepulchral, Para 9
Category: Archaeology   
Topic: Rocking-stones
Person: MACULLOCH, Dr.   RHODIUS, Apollonius   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 758-759
Heading: History of Icthyology
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   History Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Food   
Topic: The following abstract of the History of Icthyology, by the Baron Cuvier, prefixed to his great work on the "Natural History of Fishes", has been prepared for "The Revue Encyclopedique", by M. Flourens, the author of the article on the effect of cold on animals, inserted a few weeks since in "The Athenaeum". The work of M. Cuvier above alluded to, has advanced as far as the fourth volume. When complete it will consist of between fifteen and twenty volumes octavo, or from eight to ten quarto
Person: CUVIER   FLOURENS, M.   ARISTOTLE   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   ARTEDI   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   ADAMSON   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   PLINY   CALLIMEDON   PHILOXENUS, of Cythera   LA FONTAINE   CALLIAS   HYPERIDES   MELANTHIUS   ANDROCIDES, of Cysicus   ATHENAEUS   THEOPHRASTUS   ERASISTRATUS   CLEARCHUS   LUCIAN   APULEIUS   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Abstract
Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 759-760
Heading: The Scotch Tourist. (Continuation of the "Leith Smack", from p. 726)
Category: Geography   Travel   Scotland   Periodicals   
Topic: Ambrose`s Hotel. Edinburgh. [The traveller, P. W., gets into conversation with a drinking companion on "the merits of its [Edinburgh`s] reviews, magazines and newspapers"]
Person: BRODIE, Peter   MACROBIE, Mark   SCOTT, Sir Walter   ST. PAUL   KNOX, John   
Signed: P. W.

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Major Muller`s Cosmosphere, Para 2
Category: Astronomy   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Maps   
Topic: [Muller`s "Cosmosphere" approved by the Astronomical Society of London. He has also made an "orographical" model of England]
Person: MULLER   
Institution: Astronomical Society   University of Cambridge   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Veterinary Anatomy, Para 3
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Horses   Art   
Topic: [A series of wax models of different parts of the horse are being made by the artist, Miller, for Professor Coleman]
Person: MILLER   COLEMAN, Professor   DEWHURST   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762-763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Phrenology, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Nervous System   Brain   Phrenology   Craniology   
Topic: [Arrival of Vimont in London. At first he was a sceptic about phrenology, then converted]
Person: GALL   VIMONT, Dr.   
Institution: Institute of Paris   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762-763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Travelling in Egypt, Para 1
Category: Geography   Social Geography   Travel   Egypt   
Topic: [Criticism of the harsh, despotic treatment of Egyptian labouring classes, observed by Hamilton, a traveller]
Person: HAMILTON   
Source: Hamilton: Aegyptiaca   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: Meeting of German Naturalists
Category: Science   Natural History   Archaeology   Chemistry   Crystallography   Germany   Congresses   Assemblies   
Topic: [Annual assembly of the naturalists of Germany at Heidelberg, held the previous year at Berlin. Representatives of the Sciences from England, France, Russia and the Netherlands. Speech by Tiedemann. Letter from Goethe. British naturalists were Leonard and Coddington. Leonard gave an account of vitrified forts in Scotland and Coddington showed an apparatus "for centralising light". Next convention to be at Hamburg]
Person: TIEDEMANN, Professor   GOETHE   LICHTENSTEIN   LEONARD   CODDINGTON   
Abstract
Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Plague
Category: Medicine   Public Health   Disinfection   Infectious Diseases   Plague   
Topic: [A French expedition with the following aims: "1. To investigate the causes of the insalubrity of Egypt; 2. To examine whether the plague originates in that country; and 3. To ascertain the effect of chloride of lime and soda as a remedy for the malady, as the means of disinfecting the habiliments and habitations of those who had had the disorder"]
Person: D`ARCET   GAY-LUSSAC   ST. JEAN D`ACRE, Pasha of   TRIPOLI, Governor of   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 762
Heading: The Siamese Youths
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: [Brief observations from the "private view" of the siamese twins in question. The Athenaeum claims it will not stoop to sensationalising the event and denounces the "ridiculous speculations which some of our contemporaries have indulged in". For instance, it doubts the "talk of one volition actuating both" [the twins]]

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Comparison of Thermometers, Para 7
Topic: [Difference between the Centigrade thermometer, the Reaumur thermometer used in France, and the Fahrenheit thermometer used in England]
Person: ARNOTT   
Source: Arnott: Physics   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Degree of Expansion by Heat in Different Substances, Para 9
Category: Chemistry   Physics   Heat   
Topic: [Table of information. Degrees of expansion in heat. Different substances in solid, liquid and gas forms]
Person: ARNOTT   
Source: Arnott: Physics   
Table
Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Manufacture of Cat-gut Strings, Para 5
Category: Veterinary Medicine   Manufactures   Trade   Animal Husbandry   
Topic: [Strings for violins etc. are best made from the intestines of lean sheep, such as Italian. Welch, Highland or Southdown breeds would provide better cat-gut than "fatty" breeds (such as Lincoln)]
Source: Recreations in Science   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Population of St. Petersburg, Para 8
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Demography   
Topic: [Brief statistics on St. Petersburg, 1808: births, deaths, marriages, vaccinations]

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Reviews

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 749-750
Heading: Elements of Physics, Etc
Category: Physics   Natural Philosophy   Philosophy Of Science   Heat   
Title: Elements of Physics, or Natural Philosophy, General and Medical, explained independently of Technical Mathematics. In two volumes. Volume II. Part I comprehending the subjects of Heat and Light
Author: ARNOTT, Neil   
Attribution: M. D.; Of the Royal College of Physicians
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 751-753
Heading: Natural History
Category: Natural History   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Mineralogy   Geology   Cosmology   
Title: The British Naturalist
Author: ANON   
1830
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