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CABINET CYCLOPÆDIA.

LONDON: Printed by A, SPOTTISWOODE,

New Street-Square.

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CORRESPONDENT OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF PARIS, AND

OTHER FOREIGN SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR
LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMAN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW;
AND JOHN TAYLOR,
UPPER GOWER STREET.

" ET QUONIAM EADEM NATURA CUPIDITATEM INGENUIT HOMINIBUS VERI INVENIENDI, QUOD FACILLIME APPARET, CUM VACUI . CURIS, ETIAM QUID IN CELO FIAT, SCIRE AVEMUS: HIS INITIIS IN. DUCTI OMNIA VERA DILIGIMUS; ID EST, FIDELIA, SIMPLICIA, CONSTANTIA; TUM VANA, FALSA, FALLENDIA ODIMUS."

CICERO, DE Fin. Bon. ET MAL. ii, 14.

AND FORASMUCH AS NATURE ITSELF HAS IMPLANTED IN MAN A CRAVING AFTER THE DISCOVERY OF TRUTH, (WHICH APPEARS MOST CLEARLY FROM THIS, THAT, WHEN UNOPPRESSED BY CARES, WE DELIGHT TO KNOW EVEN WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE HEAVENS,) -LED BY THIS INSTINCT, WE LEARN TO LOVE ALL TRUTH FOR ITS OWN SAKE; THAT IS TO SAY, WHATEVER IS FAITHFUL, SIMPLE, AND CONSISTENT; WHILE WE HOLD IN ABHORRENCE WHATEVER IS EMPTY, DECEPTIVE, OR UNTRUE.

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SIR JOHN F. W. HERSCHEL, KNT GIT

IRI: La MRINIRALIG.MUS

CORRESPONDENT OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ON PARIS

AND OTHER FOREIGN SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTIONS

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Vondon: I'T BITSHET JY LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, GRFEN & LONGMAN, PATERNOSTER ROW

AND JOHN TAYLOR, UPPER GOWER STREET,

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