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Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology Cetacea
Topic: The Whale-Guide. [In ancient lore, and related by Plutarch, the whale is reputed to need a small fish to guide it and in return it allows the fish to sleep in its mouth. The Athenaeum says that the account of Plutarch is mythical as fishes do not sleep at all]
Source: Dr. Cleghorn`s Thesis De Somno
Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 11
Category: Zoology Horses Literature
Topic: Toed Horses. [Examples of horses with different numbers of toes]
Person: BREDIN, M. SUETONIUS PLUTARCH CAESAR, Julius
Institution: Royal Veterinary School, Lyons
Issue: 093, 05/08/29 p. 487-488
Heading: Shades of the Dead.--No. IV. (The Humourists:I). Sir Thomas Browne
Category: History Of Science Philosophy Psychology Literature Science Religion
Topic: [Survey of the writings of Sir Thomas Browne, defining humour as opposed to satire, "the grotesque", or wit. The article contains allusions to Browne`s work in "the natural philosophy of his age"]
Person: BROWNE, Sir Thomas SHAKESPEARE GOETHE PLUTARCH
Ed`s Mark: W. D.
Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 614-615
Heading: Travels in Persia. (Fragments from an Unpublished Journal.) (Continued from p.567) [Second notice]
Category: Geography Persia Medicine
Topic: [The river Arras, or Araxis of "the ancients". The dramatic appearance of Mount Ararat compared with British mountains. The division in Persian medicine of all diseases into those caused by "cold wind" or "hot wind"; this section of the article being called "Persian Quackery". The city of Nuckshivan. A description of a "Circassian cloak".
Person: HERODOTUS PLUTARCH BABA ALI KHAN NEBUCHADNEZZAR NOAH
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