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Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Botany, Para 2
Category: Botany   
Topic: The Martagon Lily. [The species of lily called the Turk`s cap is the hyacinth of the ancients, not the hyacinth, commonly so called]
Person: VIRGIL   HUNT, Leigh   MARTYN, Prof.   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 2
Category: Entomology   Bees   Literature   
Topic: Echoes not Injurious to Bees. [Mr. White of Selbourne contradicts Virgil]
Person: VIRGIL   WHITE, Gilbert (of Selbourne)   
Source: Virgil: Georgics   

Issue: 059, 10/12/28 p. 939, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Critical, Para 11
Category: Ornithology   Literature   
Topic: Virgil Nodding. [Virgil`s lines on the nightingale are found to be wrong about the singing habits of the bird]
Person: VIRGIL   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 8
Category: Botany   Literature   Classical Literature   
Topic: Flora Virgiliana. [A number of different attempts compared, to identify the plants mentioned by Virgil. The speculations of Tenore are given in detail]
Person: VIRGIL   SPRENGEL   MARTIN   FEE, M. (of Paris)   TENORE, (of Naples)   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences   

Issue: 102, 07/10/29 p. 629-630
Heading: Jacobite Minstrelsy
Category: Philosophy   Music   Literature   Poetry   Anthropology   Philology   Historical Sciences   History Of Civilization   General Coincident Historical Considerations   
Topic: [The antiquity of poetry, particularly song which is, "the literature of the people". Comparative examples may be found in the songs of the Ancient Greeks (and Romans), and of the "Celtic, Sclavonic, or Gothic" ancestors of the "races of modern Europe". The oral and written tradition. What is a song? What is the relationship between words and music, and, within songs, the relationship of words as sounds and as "the representatives of visible images"? The role of songs of protest, such as Jacobin songs]

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475-476, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. (Continued from p. 459)
Category: Geography   North Africa   Egypt   Chemistry   Water   Medicine   Pharmacology   Zoology   Botany   Archaeology   
Topic: [Chemical observations on the alkaline lakes of the valley of Natron. Meeting with a chemist, the son of D`Arcet. Visit to a plant for the refining of carbonate of soda, to be exported to Europe. The author`s collections of animals, plants and shells. The increasing difficulty of buying Egyptian antiquities in Egypt]
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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