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CONTENTS.

VOL. II.

 
 


 
 
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On the Fluents of irrational Functions.By Edward Ffrench Bromhead, Esq. M.A.
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1817.
An Account of the Circulation of the Blood in the Class Vermes of Linnaeus, and the principle explained in which it differs from that in the higher Classes.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Observations on the Hirudo vulgaris.By James Rawlins Johnson. M.D. F.L.S. &c.
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On the Effects of Galvanism in restoring the due Action of the Lungs.By A. P. Wilson Philip
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Account of some Experiments on the Torpedo electricus, at La Rochelle.By John T. Todd, Esq.
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A Description of a Process, by which Corn tainted with Must may be completely purified.By Charles Hatchett, Esq. F.R.S.
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Observations on an astringent Vegetable Substance from China.By William Thomas Brande, Esq. Sec. R.S.
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Some Researches on Flame.By Sir Humphry Davy, LL.D. F.R.S. V.P.R.I.
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Some new Experiments and Observations on the Combustion of gaseous Mixtures; with an Account of a Method of preserving a continued Light in Mixtures of inflammable Gases and Air without Flame.By Sir Humphry Davy, LL.D. F.R.S. V.P.R.I.
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De la Structure des Vaisseaux Anglais, consideree dans ses derniers Perfectionnements.Par Charles Dupin
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On a new Fulminating Platinum.By Edmund Davy, Esq.
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On the Parallax of the fixed Stars.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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Appendix to Mr. Pond's Paper on Parallax
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An Account of some Fossil Remains of the Rhinoceros, discovered by Mr. Whitby, in a Cavern inclosed in the Lime-stone Rock, from which he is forming the Break-water at Plymouth.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Description of a thermometrical Barometer for measuring Altitudes.By the Rev. Francis John Hyde Wollaston, B.D. F.R.S.
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Observations on the Analogy which subsists between the Calculus of Functions and other branches of Analysis.By Charles Babbage, Esq. M.A. F.R.S.
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Of the Construction of Logarithmic Tables.By Thomas Knight, Esq.
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Two General Propositions in the Method of Differences. By Thomas Knight, Esq.
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Note respecting the Demonstration of the Binomial Theorem inserted in the last Volume of the Philosophical Transactions.By Thomas Knight, Esq.
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On the Passage of the Ovum from the Ovarium to the Uterus in Women.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Some farther Observations on the Use of the Colchicum autumnale in Gout.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Upon the Extent of the Expansion and Contraction of Timber in different directions relative to the Position of the Medulla of the Tree.By Thomas Andrew Knight, Esq. F.R.S.
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Observations on the Temperature of the Ocean and Atmosphere, and on the Density of Sea-water, made during a Voyage to Ceylon. By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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Observations on the Genus Ocythoe of Rafinesque, with a Description of a new Species.By William Elford Leach, M.D. F.R.S.
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The distinguishing Characters between the Ova of the Sepia, and those of the Vermes Testacea, that live in Water, explained.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Astronomical Observations and Experiments tending to investigate the local Arrangement of the Celestial Bodies in Space, and to determine the Extent and Condition of the Milky Way.By Sir William Herschel, Knt. Guelp. LL.D. F.R.S.
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Some Account of the Nests of the Java Swallow, and of the Glands that secrete the Mucus of which they are composed.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Observations on the Hirudo complanata, and Hirudo stagnalis, now formed into a distinct Genus under the name, Glossopora.By Dr. Johnson, of Bristol.
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Observations on the Gastric Glands of the human Stomach, and the Contraction which takes place in that Viscus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On the Parallax of the fixed Stars.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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1818.
On the great Strength given to Ships of War by the application of Diagonal Braces.By Robert Seppings, Esq. F.R.S.
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A Memoir on the Geography of the North-eastern part of Asia, and on the Question whether Asia and America are contiguous, or are separated by the Sea.By Captain James Burney, F.R.S.
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Additional Facts respecting the Fossil Remains of an Animal, on the subject of which two Papers have been printed in the Philosophical Transactions, showing that the Bones of the Sternum resemble those of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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An Account of Experiments for determining the Length of the Pendulum vibrating Seconds in the Latitude of London.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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On the Length of the French Metre estimated in parts of the English Standard.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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A few Facts relative to the Colouring Matters of some Vegetables.By James Smithson, Esq. F.R.S.
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Account of Experiments made on the Strength of Materials.By George Rennie, jun. Esq.
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On the Office of the Heart Wood of Trees.By T. A. Knight, Esq. F.R.S.
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On Circulating Functions, and on the Integration of a Class of Equations of Finite Differences into which they enter as Coefficients.By John F. W. Herschel, Esq. F.R.S.
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page 89
On the Fallacy of the Experiments in which Water is said to have been formed by the Decomposition of Chlorine.By Sir Humphry Davy, LL.D. F.R.S.
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The Croonian Lecture. On the Changes the Blood undergoes in the act of Coagulation.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Some Additions to the Croonian Lecture, on the Changes the Blood undergoes in the Act of Coagulation.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On the Laws of Polarization and Double Refraction in regularly Crystallized Bodies.By David Brewster, LL.D. F.R.S. L. & E.
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92
On the Parallax of certain fixed Stars.By the Rev. John Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S.
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93
On the Urinary Organs and Secretions of some of the Amphibia.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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94
On a Mal-conformation of the Uterine System in Women; and on some Physiological Conclusions to be derived from it.In a Letter to Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S. from A. B. Granville, M.D. F.R.S. F.L.S.
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New Experiments on some of the Combinations of Phosphorus.By Sir H. Davy, LL.D. F.R.S. V.P.R.I.
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New Experimental Researches on some of the leading Doctrines of Caloric; particularly on the Relation between the Elasticity, Temperature, and latent Heat of different Vapours; and on Thermometric Admeasurement and Capacity.By Andrew Ure, M.D.
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Observations on the Heights of Mountains in the North of England.By Thomas Greatorex, Esq. F.L.S.
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On the Different Methods of Constructing a Catalogue of fixed Stars.By J. Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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99
A Description of the Teeth of the Delphinus Gangeticus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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99
Description of an Acid Principle prepared from the Lithic or Uric Acid.By William Prout, M.D.
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100
Astronomical Observations and Experiments, selected for the purpose of ascertaining the relative Distances of Clusters of Stars, and of investigating how far the Power of our Telescopes may be expected to reach into Space, when directed to ambiguous Celestial Objects.By Sir William Herschel, Knt. Guelp. LL.D. F.R.S.
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100
On the Structure of the Poisonous Fangs of Serpents. By Thomas Smith, Esq. F.R.S.
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101
On the Parallax of α Aquilæ.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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101
On the Parallax of the Fixed Stars in Right Ascension.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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102
An Abstract of the Results deduced from the Measurement of an Arc on the Meridian, extending from Latitude 8° 9' 38"·4, to Latitude 18° 3' 23"·6 N., being an Amplitude of 9° 53' 45"·2.By Lieut. Col. William Lambton, F.R.S.
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1819.
The Croonian Lecture. On the Conversion of Pus into Granulations or New Flesh.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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page 103
On the Laws which regulate the Absorption of Polarized Light by Doubly Refracting Crystals.By David Brewster,LL.D. F.R.S. L.& E.
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Observations sur la Decomposition de 1'Amidon a la Temperature Atmospherique par l'Action de 1'Air et de 1'Eau.Par Theodore de Saussure
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105
On Corpora Lutea.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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106
Remarks on the Probabilities of Error in Physical Observations, and on the Density of the Earth, considered, especially with regard to the Reduction of Experiments on the Pendulum.By Thomas Young, M.D. For. Sec. R.S.
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106
On the Anomaly in the Variation of the Magnetic Needle as observed on Ship-board.By William Scoresby, jun. Esq.
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108
On the Genus Ocythoë; being an Extract of a Letter from Thomas Say, Esq. of Philadelphia, to William Elford Leach, M.D. F.R.S.
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108
On Irregularities observed in the Direction of the Compass Needles of H.M.S. Isabella and Alexander, in their late Voyage of Discovery, and caused by the Attraction of the Iron contained in the Ships.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S.
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109
Some Observations on the Formation of Mists in particular Situations.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. F.R.S. V.P.R.I.
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Observations on the Dip and Variation of the Magnetic Needle, and on the Intensity of the Magnetic Force; made during the late Voyage in search of a North-west Passage.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S. F.L.S.
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110
On the Action of Crystallized Surfaces upon Light.By David Brewster, LL.D. F.R.S. L.& E.
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111
On the Specific Gravity and Temperature of Sea- Waters, in different Parts of the Ocean, and in particular Seas; with some Account of their Saline Contents.By Alexander Marcet, M.D. F.R.S.
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111
An Account of the Fossil Skeleton of the Proteo-Saurus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Reasons for giving the name Proteo-Saurus to the Fossil Skeleton which has been described.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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113
Some Observations on the Peculiarity of the Tides between Fairleigh and the North Foreland; with an Explanation of the supposed Meeting of the Tides near Dungeness.By Captain James Anderson, R.N.
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113
On the Ova of the different Tribes of Opossum and Ornithorhynchus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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114
The Results of Observations made at the Observatory of Trinity College, Dublin, for determining the Obliquity of the Ecliptic, and the Maximum of the Aberration of Light.By the Rev. J. Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. M.R.I.A.
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114
On some New Methods of investigating the Sums of several Classes of Infinite Series.By Charles Babbage, Esq. A.M. F.R.S.
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On the Optical and Physical Properties of Tabasheer. By David Brewster, LL.D. F.R.S. L.& E.
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page 115
An Account of a Membrane in the Eye, now first described. By Arthur Jacob, M.D.
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A New Method of Solving Numerical Equations of all Orders, by continuous Approximation. By W. G. Homer, Esq.
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An Account of Experiments for determining the Variation in the Length of the Pendulum Vibrating Seconds, at the principal Stations of the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain. By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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117
1820.
The Croonian Lecture. A further Investigation of the Component Parts of the Blood.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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page 118
The Bakerian Lecture. On the Composition and Analysis of the Inflammable Gaseous Compounds resulting from the Destructive Distillation of Coal and Oil, with some Remarks on their relative Heating and Illuminating Powers.By William Thomas Brande, Esq. Sec.R.S.
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119
On the Elasticity of the Lungs. By James Carson, M.D.
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121
On the Action of Crystallized Bodies on Homogeneous Light, and on the Causes of the Deviation from Newton's Scale in the Tints which many of them develope on Exposure to a Polarized Ray.By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. F.R.S. L. & E.
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A Case of the Human Foetus found in the Ovarium, of the Size it usually acquires at the End of the Fourth Month.By A. B. Granville, M.D. F.R.S.
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On some Combinations of Platinum. By Edmund Davy, Esq.
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On the Methods of Cutting Rock Crystal for Micrometers.By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. F.R.S.
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On a New Principle of constructing Ships in the Mercantile Navy.By Sir Robert Seppings, F.R.S.
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On the Milk Tusks, and Organ of Hearing of the Dugong.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Upon the different Qualities of the Alburnum of Spring and Winter-felled Oak Trees.By Thomas Andrew Kight, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Mode of Formation of the Canal for containing the Spinal Marrow, and on the Form of the Fins (if they deserve that name) of the Proteo-Saurus.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Some Experiments on the Fungi which constitute the Colouring Matter of the Red Snow discovered in Baffin's Bay.By Francis Bauer, Esq. F.L.S.
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Some Account of the Dugong.By Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
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Observations on the Human Urethra, showing its internal Structure, as it appeared in the Microscope of F. Bauer, Esq.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On the Errors in Longitude as determined by Chronometers at Sea, arising from the Action of the Iron in the Ships upon the Chronometers.By George Fisher, Esq.
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An Account of a New Mode of performing the High Operation for the Stone.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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A Sketch of an Analysis and Notation applicable to the Estimation of the Value of Life Contingencies.By Benjamin Gompertz, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Measurement of Snowdon, by the Thermometrical Barometer.By the Rev. F. J. H. Wollaston, B.D. F.R.S.
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On Sounds Inaudible by certain Ears.By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. P.R.S.
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Particulars respecting the Anatomy of the Dugong, intended as a Supplement to Sir T. S. Raffles's Account of that Animal.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. F.R.S.
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On the Compressibility of Water.By Jacob Perkins, Esq.
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Astronomical Observations.By Stephen Groombridge, Esq. F.R.S.
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1821.
On the Black Rete Mucosum of the Negro being a Defence against the Scorching Effect of the Sun's Rays.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. F.R.S.
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On the Magnetic Phenomena produced by Electricity.In a Letter from Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. F.R.S. to W. H. Wollaston, M.D. P.R.S.
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A Communication of a singular Fact in Natural History.By the Right Honourable the Earl of Morton, F.R.S.
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Particulars of a Fact, nearly similar to that related by Lord Morton, communicated to the President, in a Letter from Daniel Giles, Esq.
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The Croonian Lecture. Microscopical Observations on the following Subjects. On the Brain and Nerves; showing that the Materials of which they are composed exist in the Blood. On the Discovery of Valves in the Branches of the Vas breve, lying between the Villous and Muscular Coats of the Stomach. On the Structure of the Spleen.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On Two New Compounds of Chlorine and Carbon, and on a New Compound of Iodine, Carbon, and Hydrogen.By Mr. Faraday.
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An Account of the Comparison of various British Standards of Linear Measure.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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An Account of the Urinary Organs and Urine of Two Species of the genus Rana.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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An Account of a Micrometer made of Rock Crystal.By G. Dollond, F.R.S.
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The Bakerian Lecture. On the best kind of Steel and Form for a Compass Needle.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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Notice respecting a Volcanic Appearance in the Moon.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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A Further Account of Fossil Bones discovered in Caverns inclosed in the Lime-stone Rocks at Plymouth.By Joseph Whidbey, Esq.
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On the Aeriform Compounds of Charcoal and Hydrogen; with an Account of some Additional Experiments on the Gases from Oil and from Coal.By William Henry, M.D. F.R.S.
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An Account of Experiments to determine the Acceleration of the Pendulum in different Latitudes.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S. and F.L.S.
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Some Observations and Experiments on the Papyri found in the Ruins of Herculaneum.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart P.R.S.
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Observations on Naphthaline, a peculiar Substance resembling a Concrete Essential Oil, which is apparently produced during the Decomposition of Coal Tar, by Exposure to a Red Heat.By J. Kidd, M.D.
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On the Aberrations of Compound Lenses and Object-Glasses.By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. P.R.S. &c.
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An Account of the Skeletons of the Dugong, Two-homed Rhinoceros, and Tapir of Sumatra, sent to England by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Governor of Beucoolen.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On the Mean Density of the Earth.By Dr. Charles Button, F.R.S.
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On the Separation of Iron from other Metals.By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Re-establishment of a Canal in the Place of a Portion of the Urethra which had been destroyed.By Henry Earle, Esq.
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Calculations of some Observations of the Solar Eclipse on the 7th of September, 1820.By Mr. Charles Rumker
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An Account of the Re-measurement of the Cube, Cylinder, and Sphere, used by the late Sir George Shuckburgh Evelyn, in his Inquiries respecting a Standard of Weights and Measures.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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An Account of Observations made with the Eight-Feet Astronomical Circle, at the Observatory of Trinity College, Dublin, since the Beginning of the Year 1818, for Investigating the Effects of Parallax and Aberration on the Places of certain fixed Stars; also the Comparison of these with former Observations for determining the Effects of Lunar Nutation.By the Reverend John Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. and M.R.I.A.
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On the Effects produced in the Rates of Chronometers by the Proximity of Masses of Iron.By Peter Barlow, Esq.
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152
On the Peculiarities that distinguish the Manatee of the West Indies from the Dugong of the East Indian Seas.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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152
On a New Compound of Chlorine and Carbon.By Richard Phillips, F.R.S.E. F.L.S. M.G.S. &c. and Michael Faraday
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153
On the Nerves; giving an Account of some Experiments on their Structure and Functions, which lead to a new Arrangement of the System.By Charles Bell, Esq.
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153
Further Researches on the Magnetic Phenomena produced by Electricity; with some New Experiments on the Properties of Electrified Bodies in their Relations to Conducting Powers and Temperature.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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154
1822.
The Bakerian Lecture. An Account of Experiments to determine the Amount of the Dip of the Magnetic Needle in London, in August 1821; with Remarks on the Instruments which are usually employed in such Determinations.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S.
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page 155
Some Positions respecting the Influence of the Voltaic Battery in obviating the Effects of the Division of the Eighth Pair of Nerves.Drawn up by A. P. Wilson Philip, M.D. F.R.S. Edinb.
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156
On some Alvine Concretions found in the Colon of a young Man in Lancashire, after Death.By J. G. Children, Esq. F.R.S. &c. &c.
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156
On the Concentric Adjustment of a Triple Object-Glass.By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S.
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157
On a New Species of Rhinoceros found in the interior of Africa, the Skull of which bears a close Resemblance to that found in a Fossil State in Siberia and other Countries.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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157
Extract of a Letter from Captain Basil Hall, R.N. F.R.S. to William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S. containing Observations of a Comet seen at Valparaiso
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158
Elements of Captain Hall's Comet.By J. Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. and M.R.I.A.
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158
On the Electrical Phenomena exhibited in Vacuo.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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159
Croonian Lecture. On the Anatomical Structure of the Eye; illustrated by Microscopical Drawings, executed by F. Bauer, Esq.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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159
A Letter from John Pond, Esq. to Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S. relative to a Derangement in the Mural Circle at the Royal Observatory.
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160
On the Finite Extent of the Atmosphere. By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S.
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160
On the Expansion in a Series of the Attraction of a Spheroid. By James Ivory, M.A. F.R.S.
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162
On the late Extraordinary Depression of the Barometer.By Luke Howard, Esq. F.R.S.
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163
On the anomalous Magnetic Action of Hot Iron between the White and Blood-red Heat.By Peter Barlow, Esq.
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164
Observations for ascertaining the Length of the Pendulum at Madras in the East Indies, Latitude 13° 4' 9"·l N.; with the Conclusions drawn from the same.By John Goldingham, Esq. F.R.S.
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165
Account of an Assemblage of Fossil Teeth and Bones of Elephant, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus, Bear, Tiger, and Hyaena, and sixteen other Animals; discovered in a Cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire, in the year 1821: with a comparative View of five similar Caverns in various Parts of England, and others on the Continent.By the Rev. William Buckland, F.R.S.
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165
Communication of a curious appearance lately observed upon the Moon.By the Rev. Fearon Fallows
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167
On the Difference in the Appearance of the Teeth and the Shape of the Skull in different Species of Seals.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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page 168
Experiments and Observations on the Developement of Magnetical Properties in Steel and Iron by Percussion.By William Scoresby, Jun. Esq.
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168
On the Alloys of Steel.By J. Stodart, Esq. F.R.S. and Mr. Faraday
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169
Some Observations on the Buffy Coat of the Blood, &c.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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170
On the Mechanism of the Spine.By Henry Earle, Esq. F.R.S.
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170
Of the Nerves which associate the Muscles of the Chest, in the actions of Breathing, Speaking, and Expression. Being a Continuation of the Paper on the Structure and Functions of the Nerves.By Charles Bell, Esq.
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171
Experiments and Observations on the Newry Pitch-stone, and its Products, and on the Formation of Pumice.By the Right Hon. George Knox, F.R.S.
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172
Observations on the Changes the Egg undergoes during Incubation in the common Fowl, illustrated by Microscopical Drawings.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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172
Some Observations on Corrosive Sublimate.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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173
On the State of Water and Aeriform Matter in Cavities found in certain Crystals.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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174
Some Experiments on the Changes which take place in the fixed Principles of the Egg during Incubation.By William Prout, M.D. F.R.S.
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175
On the Placenta.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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176
Of the Geographical Situation of the Three Presidencies, Calcutta, Madras, and Bombay, in the East Indies.By J. Goldingham, Esq. F.R.S.
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176
Of the Difference of Longitudes found by Chronometer, and by correspondent Eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter; with some supplementary Information relative to Madras, Bombay, and Canton; as also the Latitude and Longitude of Point de Galle and the Friar's Hood.By J. Goldingham, Esq. F.R.S.
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177
Observations on the Genus Planaria.By J. R. Johnson, M.D. F.R.S.
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177
Some Experiments and Researches on the Saline Contents of Sea- water, undertaken with a view to correct and improve its Chemical Analysis.By Alexander Marcet, M.D. F.R.S.
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178
On the Ultimate Analysis of Vegetable and Animal Substances.By Andrew Ure, M.D. F.R.S.
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179
1823.
The Croonian Lecture. Microscopical Observations on the Suspension of the Muscular Motions of the Vibrio tritici. By Francis Bauer, Esq. F.R.S. F.L.S. and H.S.
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page 179
On Metallic Titanium.By W. H. Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S.
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On the Difference of Structure between the Human Membrana Tympani and that of the Elephant.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Corrections applied to the Great Meridional Arc, extending from Latitude 8° 9' 38"·39 to Latitude 18° 3' 23"·64, to reduce it to the Parliamentary Standard.By Lieut. Col. W. Lambton, F.R.S.
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On the Changes which have taken place in the Declination of some of the principal fixed Stars.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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Appendix to the preceding Paper on the Changes which appear to have taken place in the Declination of some of the fixed Stars.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Parallax of α Lyræ.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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Observations on the Heights of Places in the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain, and upon the Latitude of Arbury Hill.By B. Bevan, Esq.
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On some Fossil Bones discovered in Caverns in the Limestone Quarries of Oreston. By Joseph Whidbey, Esq. F.R.S. To which is added, a Description of the Bones by Mr. William Clift
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On the Chinese Year.By J. F. Davis, Esq. F.R.S.
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Experiments for ascertaining the Velocity of Sound, at Madras in the East Indies.By John Goldingham, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Double Organs of Generation of the Lamprey, the Conger Eel, the common Eel, the Barnacle, and Earth Worm, which impregnate themselves; though the last, from copulating, appear mutually to impregnate one another.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On a New Phenomenon of Electro-magnetism.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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On Fluid Chlorine.By M. Faraday
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On the Motions of the Eye, in illustration of the Uses of the Muscles and Nerves of the Orbit.By Charles Bell, Esq.
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An Account of an Apparatus on a peculiar Construction for performing Electro-magnetic Experiments.By W. H. Pepys, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Condensation of several Gases into Liquids.By Mr. Faraday
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On the Application of Liquids formed by the Condensation of Gases as Mechanical Agents.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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On the Temperature at considerable Depths of the Caribbean Sea.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S.
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Letter from Captain Basil Hall, R.N. to Captain Kater, communicating the Details of Experiments made by him and Mr. Henry Foster, with an Invariable Pendulum, in London; at the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, near the Equator; at San Bias de California on the N.W. Coast of Mexico; and at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. With an Appendix, containing the Second Series of Experiments in London, on the Return
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Second Part of the Paper on the Nerves of the Orbit. By Charles Bell, Esq.
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An Account of Experiments made with an Invariable Pendulum at New South Wales, by Major-General Sir Thomas Brisbane, K.C.B. F.R.S.
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Observations and Experiments on the Daily Variation of the Horizontal and Dipping Needles under a reduced Directive Power.By Peter Barlow, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Diurnal Deviations of the Horizontal Needle when under the influence of Magnets.By Samuel Hunter Christie, Esq. M.A.
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On Fossil Shells.By Lewis Weston Dillwyn, Esq. F.R.S.
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198
On the apparent Magnetism of Metallic Titanium.By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S.
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An Account of the Effect of Mercurial Vapours on the Crew of His Majesty's Ship Triumph, in the Year 1810.By William Burnett, M.D.
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On the Astronomical Refractions.By J. Ivory, A.M. F.R.S.
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Observations on Air found in the Pleura, in a Case of Pneumato- thorax; with Experiments on the Absorption of different kinds of Air introduced into the Pleura.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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On Bitumen in Stones.By the Right Hon. George Knox, F.R.S.
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On certain Changes which appear to have taken place in the Positions of some of the principal fixed Stars.By John Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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1824.
The Croonian Lecture. On the Internal Structure of the Human Brain, when examined in the Microscope, as compared with that of Fishes, Insects and Worms.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Some Observations on the Migration of Birds.By the late Edward Jenner, M.D. F.R.S.; with an Introductory Letter to Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.By the Rev. G. C. Jenner
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On the Nature of the Acid and Saline Matters usually existing in the Stomachs of Animals.By William Prout, M.D. F.R.S.
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On the North Polar Distances of the principal fixed Stars.By John Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. &c.
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On the Figure requisite to maintain the Equilibrium of a Homogeneous Fluid Mass that revolves upon an Axis.By James Ivory, A.M. F.R.S.
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On the Corrosion of Copper-sheeting by Sea-water, and on Methods of preventing this Effect; and on their Application to Ships of War and other Ships.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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A finite and exact Expression for the Refraction of an Atmosphere nearly resembling that of the Earth.By Thomas Young, M.D. For. Sec. R.S.
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The Bakerian Lecture. On certain Motions produced in Fluid Con- ductors when transmitting the Electric Current.By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. F.R.S.
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Experiments and Observations on the Development of Magnetical Properties in Steel and Iron by Percussion. Part II.By William Scoresby, Jun. F.R.S.E. &c.
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On Semi-decussation of the Optic Nerves. By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. V.P.R.S.
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Some curious Facts respecting the Walrus and Seal, discovered by the Examination of Specimens brought to England by the different Ships lately returned from the Polar Circle.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Additional Experiments and Observations on the Application of Electrical Combinations to the Preservation of the Copper Sheathing of Ships, and to other purposes.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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On the apparent Direction of Eyes in a Portrait.By William Hyde Wollaston, M.D. F.R.S. and V.P.
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Further Particulars of a Case of Pneumato-thorax.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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On the Action of finely divided Platinum on Gaseous Mixtures, and its Application to their Analysis.By William Henry, M.D. F.R.S.
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A Comparison of Barometrical Measurement, with the trigonometrical Determination of a Height at Spitzbergen.By Captain Edward Sabine, F.R.S.
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Experimental Inquiries relative to the Distribution and Changes of the Magnetic Intensity in Ships of War.By George Harvey, Esq.
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Experiments on the Elasticity and Strength of Hard and Soft Steel.By Mr. Thomas Tredgold
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A short Account of some Observations made with Chronometers, in two Expeditions sent out by the Admiralty, at the recommendation of the Board of Longitude, for ascertaining the Longitude of Madeira and of Falmouth.By Dr. John Lewis Tiarks
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Of the Effects of the Density of Air on the Rates of Chronometers.By George Harvey, F.R.S.E. &c.
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A Letter from Lewis Weston Dillwyn, Esq. addressed to Sir Hum- phry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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An Account of the Organs of Generation of the Mexican Proteus, called by the Natives Axolotl.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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An Account of Experiments on the Velocity of Sound, made in Holland.By Dr. G. Moll and Dr. A. Van Beek
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A Catalogue of nearly all the principal fixed Stars between the Zenith of Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, and the South Pole, reduced to the 1st of January, 1824.By the Rev. Fearon Fallows, M.A. F.R.S.
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Remarks on the Parallax of αLyræ.By J. Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. &c.
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Observations of the apparent Distances and Positions of 380 Double and Triple Stars, made in the Years 1821, 1822, and 1823, and compared with those of other Astronomers; together with an Account of such Changes as appear to have taken place in them since their first Discovery. Also a description of a Five-feet Equatorial Instrument employed in the Observations.By John Frederick William Herschel, Esq. F.R.S. and James South, Esq. F.R.S.
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1825.
On the Effects of Temperature on the Intensity of Magnetic Forces; and on the Diurnal Variation of the Terrestrial Magnetic Intensity.By Samuel Hunter Christie, Esq. M.A.
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page 225
The Croonian Lecture. On the Existence of Nerves in the Placenta.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Observations on the Changes the Ovum of the Frog undergoes during the formation of the Tadpole.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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A general Method of calculating the Angles made by any Planes of Crystals, and the Laws according to which they are formed.By the Rev. W. Whewell, F.R.S.
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Explanation of an Optical Deception in the Appearance of the Spokes of a Wheel seen through vertical Apertures.By P. M. Roget, M.D. F.R.S.
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On a new Photometer, with its application to determine the relative Intensities of Artificial Light, &c.By William Ritchie, A.M.
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The Description of a Floating Collimator.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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Notice on the Iguanodon, a newly discovered Fossil Reptile, from the Sandstone of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex.By Gideon Mantell, F.L.S. and M.G.S.
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An experimental enquiry into the Nature of the radiant heating effects from terrestrial sources.By Baden Powell, M.A. F.R.S.
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On the Anatomy of the Mole-cricket.By J. Kidd, M.D. and F.R.S.
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Further Observations on Planariae.By J. R. Johnson, M.D. F.R.S.
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On the Influence of Nerves and Ganglions in producing Animal Heat.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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An Essay on Egyptian Mummies; with Observations on the Art of . Embalming among the ancient Egyptians.By A. B. Granville, M.D. F.R.S. F.L.S. F.G.S. M.R.I.
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On the temporary Mas^netic Effect induced in Iron Bodies by Rotation.By Peter Barlow, F.R.S.
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Further Researches on the Preservation of Metals by Electro-chemical Means.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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On the Magnetism of Iron arising from its Rotation.By Samuel Hunter Christie, Esq. M.A.
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Some Account of the Transit Instrument made by Mr. Dollond, and lately put up at the Cambridge Observatory.By Robert Woodhouse, A.M. F.R.S.
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On the fossil Elk of Ireland.By Thomas Weaver, Esq.
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Microscopical Observations on the Materials of the Brain, and of the Ova of Animals, to show the analogy that exists between them.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On new Compounds of Carbon and Hydrogen, and on certain other Products obtained during the Decomposition of Oil by Heat.By M. Faraday, F.R.S.
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Account of the Repetition of M. Arago's Experiments on the Magnetism manifested by various Substances during the Act of Rotation.By C. Babbage, Esq. F.R.S. and J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. Sec. R.S.
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On the Magnetism developed in Copper and other Substances during Rotation. In a Letter from Samuel Hunter Christie, Esq. M.A. &c. to J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. Sec. R.S.
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On the annual Variations of some of the principal Fixed Stars.By J. Pond, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Nature of the Function expressive of the Law of Human Mortality, and on a new Mode of determining the Value of Life Contingencies.By Benjamin Gompertz, Esq. F.R.S.
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1826.
servations of the apparent distances and positions of 458 Double and Triple Stars, made in the Years 1823, 1824, and 1825; together with a re-examination of 36 Stars of the same description, the distances and positions of which were communicated in a former Memoir.By James South, Esq. F.R.S.
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An Account of the Construction and Adjustment of the New Standards of Weights and Measures of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.By Captain Henry Kater, F.R.S.
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Description of an improved Hygrometer.By Mr. Thomas Jones
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Observations on the Changes which have taken place in some ancient Alloys of Copper.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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Additional Proofs of Animal Heat being influenced by the Nerves.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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The Croonian Lecture. On the Structure of a muscular Fibre from which is derived its Elongation and Contraction.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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An Account of the Heat of July, 1825; together with some Remarks upon sensible Cold.By W. Heberden, M.D. F.R.S.
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260
On the Transit Instrument of the Cambridge Observatory; being a Supplement to a former Paper.By Robert Woodhouse, Esq.
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Account of a Series of Observations, made in the Summer of the Year 1825, for the purpose of determining the Difference of Meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris; drawn up by J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. M.A. Sec. R.S.
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Observations on the Poison of the Common Toad.By John Davy, M.D. F.R.S.
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On the magnetizing Power of the more refrangible Solar Rays.By Mrs. M. Somerville
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On the mutual Action of Sulphuric Acid and Naphthaline, and on a new Acid produced.By M. Faraday, F.R.S.
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On the Nervous Circle which connects the voluntary Muscles with the Brain.By Charles Bell, Esq.
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266
On the Constitution of the Atmosphere.By John Dalton, Esq. F.R.S. &c.
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267
On the Coagulation by Heat of the fluid Blood in an aneurismal Tumour.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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268
On the mathematical Theory of Suspension Bridges, with Tables for facilitating their Construction.By Davies Gilbert, Esq. V.P.R.S. &c.
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On Magnetic Influence in the Solar Rays. By Samuel Hunter Christie, Esq, M.A. F.R.S.
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270
On the mutual Action of Sulphuric Acid and Alcohol, with Observations on the Composition and Properties of the resulting Compound.By Mr. Henry Hennell
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On a Method of expressing by Signs the Action of Machinery.By Charles Babbage, Esq. F.R.S.
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273
On the Parallax of the Fixed Stars.By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. M. A. Sec. R.S.
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A Formula for expressing the Decrement of Human Life.By Thomas Young, M.D. For. Sec. R.S.
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Account of an Experiment on the Elasticity of Ice.By Benjamin Bevan, Esq.
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276
Results of the Application of Captain Kater's Floating Collimator to the Astronomical Circle at the Observatory of Trinity College, Dublin; and Remarks relative to those Results.By the Rev. J. Brinkley, D.D. F.R.S. P.R.I.A.
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276
On the Means of facilitating the Observation of distant Stations in Geodsetical Operations.By Lieutenant Thomas Drummond
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277
On the Production and Formation of Pearls.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On Burrowing and Boring Marine Animals.By Edward Osier, Esq.
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An Account of some Experiments relative to the Passage of radiant Heat through glass Screens.By the Rev. Baden Powell, M.A. F.R.S.
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280
The Bakerian Lecture. On the Relations of Electrical and Chemical Changes.By Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. P.R.S.
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281
On the Discordances between the Sun's observed and computed Right Ascensions, as determined at the Blackman-street Observatory, in the Years 1821 and 1822; with Experiments to show that they did not originate in instrumental Derangement. Also a Description of the seven-feet Transit with which the Observations were procured, and upon which the Experiments were made.By James South, Esq. F.R.S.
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285
On the Existence of a Limit to Vaporization.By M. Faraday, F.R.S.
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On Electrical and Magnetic Rotations.By Charles Babbage, Esq. F.R.S. &c. &c.
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287
Case of a Lady born blind, who received Sight at an advanced Age by the Formation of an artificial Pupil.By James Wardrop, Esq. F.R.S.E.
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On the progressive Compression of Water by high Degrees of Force, with some Trials of its Effects on other Fluids.By J. Perkins.
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On the Figure of the Earth.By George Biddell Airy, M.A.
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Account of Experiments made with an Invariable Pendulum at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, and at Port Bowen, on the eastern side of Prince Regent's Inlet.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Observations on the diurnal Variation of the Magnetic Needle, at the Whale Fish Islands, Davis's Strait.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Magnetical Observations at Port Bowen, &c. A.D. 1824-25, comprehending Observations on the diurnal Variation and diurnal Intensity of the Horizontal Needle; also on the Dip of the Magnetic Needle at Woolwich, and at different Stations, within the arctic Circle.By Captain W. E. Parry, R.N. F.R.S. and Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Abstract of the daily Variation of the Magnetic Needle No. 2.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Observations for determining the Dip of the Magnetic Needle.By Captain W. E. Parry, R.N. F.R.S. and Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Observations on the diurnal Changes in the Position of the Horizontal Needle, under a reduced directive Power, at Port Bowen, 1825.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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A Comparison of the diurnal Changes of Intensity in the Dipping and Horizontal Needles, at Port Bowen.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.
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Account of the Repetition of Mr. Christie's Experiments on the Magnetic Properties imparted to an Iron Plate by Rotation, at Port Bowen, in May and June, 1825.By Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.; together with Mr. Christie's Remarks thereon.
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Observations to determine the Amount of Atmospherical Refraction at Port Bowen in the Years 1824-25.By Captain W. E. Parry, R.N. F.R.S.; Lieutenant Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S.; and Lieutenant J. C. Ross, R.N. F.L.S.
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1827.
Description of a Percussion Shell, to be fired horizontally from a common Gun.By Lieut-Colonel Miller
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On the relative Powers of various metallic Substances as Conductors of Electricity.By Mr. William Snow Harris
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On the Expediency of assigning Specific Names to all such Functions of simple Elements as represent definite physical Properties; with the Suggestion of a new Term in Mechanics; illustrated by an Investigation of the Machine moved by recoil, and also by some Observations on the Steam Engine.By Davies Gilbert, Esq. M.P. V.P.R.S. &c.
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The Croonian Lecture for 1826.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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On a newly discovered Genus of Serpentiform Fishes.By I. Harwood, M.D. F.L.S.
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An Examination into the Structure of the Cells of the Human Lungs; with a view to ascertain the Office they perform in Respiration.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Remarks on a Correction of the Solar Tables required by Mr. South's Observations.By G. B. Airy, Esq. M.A.
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On the mutual Action of the Particles of Magnetic Bodies, and on the Law of Variation of the Magnetic Forces generated at different Distances during Rotation.By S. H. Christie, Esq. M.A. F.R.S.
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Corrections to the Reductions of Lieut. Foster's Observations on Atmospherical Refractions at Port Bowen: with Addenda to the Table of Magnetic Intensities at the same Place.By Lieut. Henry Foster, R.N. F.R.S
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Corrections of an Error in a Paper published in the Philosophical Transactions, entitled, "On the Parallax of the Fixed Stars."By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq. F.R.S.
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On a new Form of the Differential Thermometer, with some of its Applications.By William Ritchie, A.M.
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On the Structure and Use of the Submaxillary Odoriferous Gland in the Genus Crocodilus.By Thomas Bell, Esq. F.L.S. G.S.
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On the Permeability of Transparent Screens of extreme Tenuity by radiant Heat.By William Ritchie, A.M.
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On the Derangements of certain Transit Instruments by the Effects of Temperature.By Robert Woodhouse, A.M. F.R.S. &c.
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On some of the Compounds of Chromium.By Thomas Thomson, M.D. F.R.S. L.& E.
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Rules and Principles for determining the dispersive Ratio of Glass; and for computing the Radii of Curvature for achromatic Object-Glasses, submitted to the Test of Experiment.By Peter Barlow, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Change in the Plumage of some Hen-Pheasants.By William Yarrell, Esq. F.L.S.
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On the secondary Deflections produced in a Magnetized Needle by an Iron Shell, in consequence of an unequal Distribution of Magnetism in its two Branches.First noticed by Captain J. P. Wilson, of the Honourable East India Company's Ship Hythe.By Peter Barlow, Esq. F.R.S.
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On the Difference of Meridians of the Royal Observatories of Greenwich and Paris.By Thomas Henderson, Esq.
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Some Observations on the Effects of dividing the Nerves of the Lungs, and subjecting the latter to the Influence of voltaic Electricity.By A. P. W. Philip, M.D. F.R.S. L.& E.
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On the Effects produced upon the Air Cells of the Lungs when the Pulmonary Circulation is too much increased.By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V.P.R.S.
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Theory of the Diurnal Variation of the Magnetic Needle, illustrated by Experiments.By S. H. Christie, Esq. M.A. F.R.S.
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On the ultimate Composition of simple alimentary Substances; with some preliminary Remarks on the Analysis of organized Bodies in general.By William Prout, M.D. F.R.S.
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1828.
Experiments to ascertain the Ratio of the Magnetic Forces acting on a Needle suspended horizontally, in Paris and in London.By Captain Edward Sabine, Sec. R.S.
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On the Resistance of Fluids to Bodies passing through them.By James Walker, Esq. F.R.S.E.
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