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Buckland's, Dr.,

Bridgewater Treatise.
Phillips, Professor, on legitimate
geology, 339

Reliquiæ Diluviana, publication of
the, 337

Saurian reptiles and fishes, ichthyo-
saurians, and pterodactyli, 343

Species, successive creation and ex-
tinction of, 344
Bug-destroying made easy,

329
Buddle, Mr., his present to the Newcastle

Natural History Society, 325
Caldcleugh, Mr. A., his description of the

great earthquake at Chilé, 279 to 284
Caldeleugh, Mr., A. his description of the

eruption of Cosegüina, 284
Calomel, on the danger of, 410
Carbonic acid, easy solidification of, 493
Caspian Sea, level of the, 413
Cast-iron, proportion of carbon in, 321
Cerealia, new method of cultivating, 242
Chasteler, the Marquis du, and the Abbé

Mann, on the political economy of Bel-
gium, 82
Charter of the London University, 479 to

482
Chilé, great earthquake in, 279 to 284
Civil Engineers' London Institution, dona-

nation to, 169
Chemistry, a popular Course of, 41 to 52,
183 to 191, 288 to 295, 362 to 370.

Acids, action of upon metals, 48
Aëriform or gaseous bodies, 183
Affinity, 41 to 52
Alchemists, experiments of the, 51
Alkalies and acids, 47
Amalgam, 44
Apparatus for experiments, 42
Aqua regia, formation of, 292
Atmospheric air, 191
Attraction, chemical, 43, 46

Mechanical, 42

Heterogeneous, 43
Attraction of cohesion, 45

Balloon, attraction and utility of the,
366

Balloons, hydrogen and carburetted
hydrogen, 366

Balloons, fire and air, 366

Cavendish, Mr., his discovery of the
composition of water, 369

Chemicals, former prices of, 41
Chloride of gold, 292
Chloride of lime, 293

Chlorides of manganese and sodium,
292

Chlorides, production of, 291
Chlorine, bleaching properties of, 293
Chlorine, its nature, 288

Chlorine and antimony, experiments
with, 291

Chlorine, aqueous solution of, 292
Chlorine in calico-printing. 47
Chlorine and cold water, 291
Chlorine, to collect, 288
Chlorine, combustion in, 290

Chemistry, a popular Course of (cont.)

Chlorine, discovery of, 295
Chlorine an element, 295

Chlorine, its greenish-yellow coloa,
290

Chlorine, nature and properties o,
291

Chlorine, origin of the name, 295
Chlorine, specific gravity of, 295

Colour produced by chemical agents,
47

Combustion, phenomena of, 369
Copperas, use of, in dyeing leather, 48

Distilled water, easy mode of pro-
curing (note,) 48

Double decomposition, example of, 53
Dutch gold in chlorine, 291
Experiments in, 41,
Gases-hydrogen, 362 to 370
Gas, to collect, 186

Guyton Morveau's preservative
phials, 294

Hydrogen to collect, 363
Hydrogen to evolve, 362
Hydrogen, inflammability of, 363
Hydrogen, light from, 363
Gases, prices of the, 184
Gas, to transfer, 187
Gases—chlorine, 288 to 295
Fumigation with chlorine, 294

Gold and mercury, experiment with,
44

Green flames in theatres, 59
Hydrogen balloons, 365

Hydrogen experiments, explosion in,
364

Hydrogen, levity of, 364, 366, 367
Hydrogen, musical sounds from, 367

Hydrogen, preparatory manipula-
lations for obtaining, 362

Hydrogen, weight of, 367

Ink, soda-water, and glass, examples
of chemical attraction, 46

Iron converted into copper, 50
Laboratory, to keep in order, 290
Lead and tin, experiment with, 43
Lightning, artificial, 46

Mechanical aggregation against che-
mical affinity, 291

Metal-work tarnished by chlorine,
294

Milbank Penitentiary, fumigation of
the, 295

Oxygen, alkalies, and metallic oxides,
Nitrate of iron, 50

(189
Nitrates of silver and copper, 49
Nitre, formation of, 51
Nitric acid, formation of, 52
Oxygen and combustion, 190, 295
Oxygen, discovery of, 191

Oxygen gas, apparatus for pro-
ducing, 184

Oxygen and charcoal, 190
Oxygen and chlorine, compared, 288

Oxygen and manganese, combina-
tions of, 191

on

Crystal baskets, to keep, 301
Crystallization, remarks on, 299
Crystals, to colour, 301
Decandolle and Goethe, 486
Dew, formation of, 130
Diamond-making anticipated, 413
Discourse on the Mathematical Sciences
in France, 257 to 266

Ampère, Arago, Biot, Savart, and
Savary, MM.on dynamic electricity, 265

Animals, interior temperature of,
266

Astronomers, celebrated, 261
Astronomy, theoretical, 262

Attraction of homogeneous ellipsoids,'
258

Beautemps-Beaupré, M., 262

Becquerel, M., on electricity and
galvanism, 265

Bettancourt, M., 260
Breschet, M., 266
Brochant, M., 264
Cadastre, le, 263
Cadastre, le Géologique, 264
Corabouf, Colonel, 263
Corancez, M. de, 259

Coriolis, Duhamel, Liouville, and
Sturm, MM., 259

Coulomb and Poisson, MM.,
electric statics, 265

Daussy, M., 262

Dufresnoy, and Elie de Beaumont,
MM., 264

Dutrochet, M., 266

Ecole Polytechnique, celebrated stu-
dents of the, 261

Engineers, civil, military, and naval,
260

Flourens, M., 266
Fourier, M., 257, 265
France, geological map of, 264
France, new map of, 262, 264

France, nouvelles comparaisons, géo-
désiques, et astronomiques, de la, 263

France, nouvelle description géo-
métrique, de la, 263

Halley's comet, Pontécoulant and
Arago on, 262

Hydrography, 263
Ingénieurs géographes, corps of, 263
Laplace, M. de, 262
Lavoisier, M., 264
Legendre, M., 257
Libri, M., 258
Magendie, M., 266

Mathematics applied to natural
science, 266

Melloni, and Biot, MM., on heat, 265
Navier, M. 257
Observatory of Paris, the, 261
Pilote Français, atlas of the, 262
Poinset, M. 259
Poisson, M. 258, 268
Pontécoulant, M., 262
Prony, M. de, 259
Puissant, M., 263

Chemistry, a popular Course of (cont.)

Oxygen and phosphorus, 189
Oxygen and potassium, 189
Oxygen and respiration, 191
Oxygen, taper in, 188
Oxygen and vegetable colours, 189
Oxygen, weight of, 188

Oxygen and hydrogen, experiments
with, 365

Paper bleached by chlorine, 294
Permanent ink, 49
Phosphorus in chlorine, 291

Platinum and mercury, amalgam of,
45

spongy, 45

Pneumatic, 183

Pneumatic trough for collecting
gases, 185, 186

Potassium, experiments with, 51, 369
Potassium, prices of, 42
Priestley's philosophical candle, 363
Priestley's pneumatic apparatus, 183
Scheele's phlogiston, 295
Silver and nitric acid experiment, 48
Silvering looking-glasses, 45
Soap-bubbles, to charge with hydro-

gen, 336

Soda and tartaric acid, 47
Spirit and water, experiment with, 43

Spontaneous combustion in chlorine,
291

Sulphate of potash, and nitrate of
lead, 52

Tangible bodies, 183
Tanning, art of, 47
Turkey-red handkerchiefs,dyeing, 293
Water decomposed by metals, 369,370

Water, formation of, by hydrogen
and

oxygen, 368

Water produced from a candle-flame,
369

· Water-gilding, 44
Water-lute, 187
Writing'ink destroyed by chlorine, 294

Zinc, to granulate, 362
Chlorine, advantage of, in the conversion

of iron, 405
Clock, atmospherical (note,) 407
Clouds, beautiful structure of, 131

Classification of, 132
Electricity of, 491

Formation of, 131
Coals, wanton destruction of, 333
Coke, a nucleus for alum-crystals, 299
Cold, artificial, extraordinary, 493
Colours of crystals, to preserve, 301
Combe, application of the term, 322
Comets, nomenclature of, 483
Congress, French, scientific, 412

Scientific in Belgium, 328
Cornwall Royal Polytechnic Society, an-

niversary of, 181
Cosegüina, recent eruption of, 284
Cotta, Dr., on the granite of Saxony, 450
Crayons and pencil-points, improved com-

positions for, 169

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Discourse on the Mathematical Sciences | Egyptian Mummies, facts relating to.
in France ( cont.)

Bandages of Egyptian Mummies
Rancourt, Changey, Poncelet, Lebros, examined, 28
Piobert, Morin, Cerizy, and Lebas, Bari, or boat of the sun, Egyptian, 35
261

Boats used at the Egyptian funerals,
Roues à la Poncelet, 260

21
Thilorier, M., 265

British Museum, Egyptian an-
Discs, fusible, on steam-boilers, 484 tiquities in, 40
Dovor, botanical rambles near, 69, 111

British Museum, Mummies in, 29, 30
Castle-cliff, plants under, 69, 111

British Museum, Egyptian sar-
Drugs, costly, substitute for, 412

cophagi in, 32
Drying wind, effect of, 128

Bull, sacred, on an Egyptian Mum-
Duhamel, M., on the height of waves, 490

my-case, 34
Dumont, M., on the geology of Liège, 69 Burton, Mr., Egyptian Mummy from
Dupin, Baron, his Discourse on the Mathe- his collection, 32

matical Sciences in France, 257 to 266 Cases, error respecting, 31
Earth, great central heat of the, 411

Cases, paintings on, 31
the, and solar heat, 411

Coffins, mummies in, 31
Earthquake, great, in Chilé, in 1835, de- Chainpollion, M., his notices of an
scribed, 279

Egyptian tomb, 21
Activity continued, 287

Children, mummies of, rare, 32
Atmospheric changes after, 283

Colchester, Lord, Peruvian mum-
Bays, elevation of their strata, 281 mies brought home by, 29
Boca Chica swallowed up, 281

Cotton and fax, microscopic exami-
Cattle destroyed, 296

nation of, 29
Commencement of 280

Davidson, Mr., on Egyptian mum-
Concepcion Bay and Santa Maria mies, 23, 28, 29, 30
Isle, elevation in, 282

Didorus Siculuson Egyptian funerals,
Cordillera, volcanoes of the, 280 30
Early cffects of, 281

Diodorus Siculus on embalming, 19
Earthquakes, frequent, effect of, 284 Egypt, ancient, lost literature of, 33

American continent, modern origin Egypt, embalming the dead in, 18, 19
of, 284

Egyptians, ancient, customs of the,
Central America, geological disturb- noticed, 17 to 40
ances in, 284

Egyptians, ancient, monuments of
Commencement of, 285

the, 33
Cosegüina, volcano of, 280

Egyptians, animals embalmed by
Thermometer and barometer, height

the, 32
of, 279

Egyptians, their funeral ceremonies,
Isla del Rey, 281

20, 21, 22
Island thrown up, 286

Egyptians, their high sense of jus-
Juan Fernandez, 283

tice, 20
Latitude and height of Cosegüina, 287 Embalmers, prayers of, 20
Limits of the oscillations, 283

Embalming, account of the process
Nacaome, dismay at, 286

of, 19, 22
Nuevo Bilbao, and Valparaiso, the Enchorial writing, 33
sea at, 282

Faraday, Mr., on crystals found in a
Pacific Ocean, agitation of the, 283

mummy, 26
Prognostics of, 279

Funeral boat described, 21
Pumice, floating, 287

Gilding and ornamenting mummies,
Rain and ashes, fall of, 287

27
Reports to the Government, 285

Gold on mummies, 27
San Tomé and Quiriquina, 281

Græco-Egyptian Mummies, 25
San Vincente, smoke and whirlpool Granville, Dr., mummy unrolled
in, 281
Sand and black ashes, fall of, 286

Hair on mummies, 32
Shock at San Antonio Realjo, 285 Herodotus on Egyptian embalm-
Shocks in South America since 1800,

ment, 22
279

Hieratic writing, Egyptian, 33
Southern provinces, ruin in, 283

Hieroglyphics, Egyptian, specimens
Talca and Concepcion, 281

of, 33, 34, 36, 37
Tomboro in Sumbaya, 287

Horseisi and Kannop, mummies of,
Volcanoes in activity, 280

25
Waves of, 281

Mummies, insects found in, 23
Egyptian Mummy, unrolling of one de- Mummies, Peruvian, 29
bed, 17 to 40

Mummies used in medicine, 18

by, 27

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case, 34

Egyptian Mummies ( cont.)

Gas from peat, 174
Mummies of various nations, 32 German Association, anniversary of, 73
Mummy-cloth, texture of, 28

Naturalists, recent meeting of, 332
Nepté, figure of, on a mummy- | Genera, division of, in conchology, 239

and species, advantage of under-
Nilometer, supposed representation standing, 236
of the, 34

Geological Hebrew, 488
Osiris and Amsati, worship of, 35 Geology, a popular course of, 1 to 13,

Osiris, figure of, on a mummy-case, 223 to 235, 267 to 278, 437 to 447
34

Acids, and alkalies, properties of, 442
Osiris, Mummy of, unrolled, 39

Agriculture benefited by, 226
Osiris, various modes of spelling, 38 Architects and engineers, importance
Papyri, Egyptian, inscriptions on, 33 of geology to, 232

Papyri, judgments represented on, Artesian wells, origin of, 229
22

where successful, 229
Passalacqua, Signor, mummy dis- Astronomy, nearly a perfect science,
covered by, 21, 27

268
Perry, Dr., mummy brought to Astronomers and geologists, compa-
England by, 25

rative conclusions of, 3, 5
Portrait found upon a mummy, 30 Astronomy and geology, phenomena
Position of mummies, 32

of, 11, 12
Rosetta, the stone of, 33

Astronomy and

Scriptures, 268
Salt, Mr., Egyptian remains sent to Atomic weight of bodies, 439
England by, 25

Binary compounds, 440
Sams and Salt, Messrs., their col- Bodies, elementary and compound,
lections of Egyptian antiquities, 40 list of, 437, 438

Sarcophagi, mummies found in, 31 Bridgewater Treatise, by Dr. Buck-

Sarcophagus, Egyptian, description land, 270, 271, 274
of one, 35

Britain, extinct animals of, 9
Thomson, Mr. James, his researches Buckland, Dr., on the consistency
cn mummy-cloth, 28

of geological discoveries with sacred
Ure, Dr., his researches on mummy- history, 271
cloth, 28, 29

Buckland, Dr., on the creation, 270
Wilkinson, Mr., on Egyptian mum- Buckland, Dr., on the Mosaic deluge,
mies, 22, 23, 27, 32

274
Electricity, its agency in the atmosphere, Burnet, Whiston, and Buffon, 277
132

Carboniferous limestone in England,
new fact in, 169

223
English industry in scientific research, 242 Chain of being, one great, 13
Language, the, a simple one, 236

Chemical combination, laws of, 439
Names, adoption of, in science, 240 Chemical nomenclature, Dr. Turner
Evaporation, how influenced, 128

on, 440, 441, 442
Importance of, in the earth, 127

Chemist and mineralogist, their
Spontaneous, example of, 127

respective studies, 444
Theory of, 127

Coal-measures of England and
Vaporization, and condensation, Scotland, 224
phenomena of, 125

Coal, nature and uses of, 224
Experiments on crystallization, 300

Coal, searches for, 224
with the hour-glass, 346

Copper in England and Wales, 225
Floriculture and shell-collecting, scientific Creation, time occupied in the, 269
names in, 238

Crust of the earth, ingredients of,
Fluorine, on, 250

445
Fossil ferns, M, Güppert on, 414

Cuvier, on the recent origin of man,
Franklin Institute, report of, on the ex- 269
plosion of steam-boilers, 114 to 124

Definitions of, 2
Freiburg suspension bridge, 332

Deluge of the Scriptures, and of
French Metre, MM. Arago, Biot, and geology, 272
Puissant, on, 327

Deluge, evidences of the, 271, 272
French prize question, 329

Deluge, Noachian, not the only one,
Galeotte, M., on the geology of Brabant, 18

273
Galileo, and Harriot, questions respect- Diluvial gravel, 272, 276
ing, 222

Diluvial theory, the new, 272
Galy-Cazalat, M., on the destruction of

De Luc, Dr. Buckland, and Cuvier
steam-boilers, 173

M., his improvements in steam Dip or inclination, and faults of
carrriages, 73

strata, 228

on, 272

one, 234

Geology, a popular Course of (cont.) Geology, a popular Course of (cont.)

Discoveries, not opposed to sacred Mineral manures, 227
history, 267

Mineral veins, nature and study of,
Earth, antiquity of the, 276

225
Earth, crust and interior of the, 5 Miners and mine-agents, importance

Ecoles des Mines, advantages of, of geology to, 225
226

Monkeys, fossil remains of, not
Elk of Ireland, the great fossil, 9

found, 9
England beneath the sea, 11

Mosaic geology, the, 269
Essex clayey lands, improvement of, Mountain-chains of Europe, eleva-
227

tion of, 273
Evidence and probabilities, geolo- Murchison's anniversary address to
gical, 233

the Geological Society, 2
Fishes, non-existence of, disproved, 7 Nitrogen, chlorine, and fluorine,

Flints, chert and granite, on roads, properties of, 446
230

Norfolk and Suffolk, improvement of
Genesis, first verse of, interpreted, roads in, 227
270

Organic life, progressive develope-
Genesis reconciled with geological ment of, 10
phenomena, 270

Organic remains, 4, 6, 13
Geological excursions, delights of, 223 Organized bodies, classification of, 12

Geological Society of London, value Oxygen and hydrogen, properties of,
of their Transactions, 2

445
Geologist, acquirements of one, 1

Pachydermata, remains of, 13
- Geologist, personal adventures of Paris basin, extinct animals of, 272

Phenomena, natural, in the Scrip-
Gold, platinum, and diamonds, where

tures, 268
found, 223

Phillips, Professor, on the history of
Granite, analysis of, 443

geology, 278
History of the science 277

Ponderables and imponderables, 437
- Ichthyosaurus and plesiosaurus, fossil Practical advantages of, 232
remains of the, 8, 13

Principles of geology, by Mr. Lyell,
· Infancy of geology, 269

quoted, 276
Inorganic world, changes in the, L0 Recent progress of, 278
Introduction, 1

Roads, improvement of, 230
Iron a precious metal, 223

Sand, clay, and gravel, strata of, on
Lancashire and Cheshire, improve- chalk, 227
ment of the roads in, 231

Sandstone, decay of, 232
Land and sea, changes of, 6, 10

Saurians, fossil remains of, 8
Leading facts of, 3

Second to astronomy, 223
London basin, stratification of, 229 Sedgwick, Professor, his anniversary
London buildings, decay of some, 232 address, 10, 11
- London Geological Society formed, Sedgwick, Professor, on the Noachian
278

Deluge, 273
London, roads round, improvements Shells, marine, at great heights, 277
of, 230

Smith and Cuvier, 278
- Lyell, Mr., on the Mosaic deluge, Soils, nature and improvement of,
275

226
Mammalia, extinct genera of, 8

Strata, dip of, 231
Mammalia, marine and terrestrial, Stratification, importance of the
remains of, 7

knowledge of, 228
Man, fossil remains of, 9

Sun, creation of the, 269
Man, recent origin of, 269

Tin, copper, and lead, in England, 223
Marble, or carbonate of lime, 442

Vegetable remains, 6
Marine remains, first discovery of, Volcanoes, extinct, older than the
571

historic deluge, 273
Materials of which rocks are com- Universe, creation of the, 270
posed, 437 to 445

Weald of Kent, fossil remains in, 7
Mathematics, practical illustration Werner and Hutton, 277

Werner, Smith, and Cuvier, on
Metals, characters of, 438

organic remains, 272
Mineral deposits, guides to, 225

Wonders of geology, their novelty,
Minerals, distribution of, 223

276
Minerals, properties and chemical Geology of Antwerp, 18
analysis of, 439, 442, 443

State of, in Belgium, 63
Minerals, simple, 442

And the Holy Scriptures, 465 to 468

of, 233

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