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Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 97
Heading: Modern English Wit. No. I
Category: Philosophy   Psychology   Science   
Topic: [Essay on wit, containing a sardonic reference to] the great improvement which has taken place in the feelings of society, the taste for discussion upon important questions, the very thinking habits of the present age, - short, Sir, the disposition to study THINGS [which] allow[s] no room for that play upon WORDS which delighted our ancestors.
Person: SMITH, Sir Sidney   JEFFREY   BROUGHAM   SHAKESPEARE   CERVANTES   RABELAIS   STERNE   SWIFT, Dean   RICHTER   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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