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Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90-91
Heading: On Education. First Conversation.--Part II. Eubulus and Philochares
Category: Education   Children   Science   Natural History   Folklore   Geography   Psychology   Mental Development   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Second dialogue in the philosophy of education]
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 91
Heading: Paganini
Category: Medicine   Voice   Respiratory System   Tuberculosis   Psychology   Mental Development   Music   
Topic: [Biographical essay on the genius of Paganini and the nature of musical genius, containing descriptions of consumptive symptoms]
Person: PAGANINI   LAPHALEQUE, M. de   
Essay
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 94-95
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Lectures
Category: Geography   Trade   Middle East   Science   Applied Science   
Topic: [Buckingham`s last lecture at the London Institution in Moorfields, on the geography of Eastern countries. Forthcoming lectures, however, on India and trade "could not with so much propriety be given" at an institution "devoted to science in its more abstract sense"]
Person: BUCKINGHAM, James Silk   
Institution: London Institution   
Lecture
Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Intense Cold, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   
Topic: [The Argyll Rooms had been on fire for two hours "on Saturday morning", but the weather was so cold that icicles still hung on a lamp-iron over the door]

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Locking the Door during Dinner, Para 9
Category: Scotland   Custom And Tradition   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Note to Scott`s "Old Mortality", on the custom of keeping the door of a chateau locked "during the time of dinner"]
Person: SCOTT, Sir Walter   DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY   
Source: Scott: Old Mortality   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Mortality in Denmark, Para 7
Category: Geography   Demography   Denmark   
Topic: [Statistics on birth and death in Denmark, 1829]

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Pliny the most laborious of Writers, Para 6
Category: Philosophy   Science And Knowledge   
Topic: [Cuvier`s comments on the derivative nature of Pliny`s writings]
Person: PLINY   CUVIER   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The Predominant Profession, Para 4
Category: Education   Medicine   Science   
Topic: [Statistics on students at Gottingen University]

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: The Use of Scientific Discoveries, Para 1
Category: Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Anecdote of Davy on the potential and growing use of science to society]
Person: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Source: Davy: Consolations in Travel   
Institution: Royal Society   

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Reviews

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 82-83
Heading: Sir H. Davy`s Posthumous Work
Category: Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Christian Religion   Geology   Astronomy   Physics   Chemistry   
Title: Consolations in Travel; or, The Last Days of a Philosopher
Author: DAVY, Sir Humphrey   
Attribution: Late President of the Royal Society
Institution: Royal Society   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 89-90
Category: Periodicals   Geography   India   Medicine   Trade   
Title: The Oriental Quarterly Review. No. I. January, 1830
Institution: East India Company   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90
Category: Periodicals   Education   
Title: Fraser`s Magazine for Town and Country. No. I
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90
Category: Periodicals   
Title: The Anniversary Calendar and Universal Mirror

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 90
Category: Philology   Education   
Title: A Compendious German Grammar, with a Dictionary of Prefixes and Affixes, alphabetically arranged, according to the recent Investigations of J. Grimm, and other distinguished Grammarians
Author: BERNAYS, A.   
Attribution: Editor of the "German Poetical Anthology"

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