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Is bringing our Fourth Volume to a close, we heartily thank all our Subscribers for their steady and unwearied support. The letters of encouragement and of commendation which we have received during the past sis months, have been more numerous and more gratifying than ever. We have endeavoured to show our sense of these favours, bs laburing more carnestis to impart slid and useful instruction in various important branches of learning; we hare, in fact, considered that we were entrusted by our readers with the responsible task of their education, and we are aimed at fu.fi.ing our daties to their satisfaction. We have given a concise and popular summary of the leading fac:s in several branches of Natural Philosophy, as may be seen by consulting the Index; but many highly useful and interesting departments are soon to forow in their order; these are Calorie and Optics, or the doctrines of Heat and Light, iccading some of their most interesting apprications, as the Steam Engine, the Telescope and Microscope, laguerreotype and Photography; Mazretism and Electricity, including the nature of the Telegraph, the Electrotype, and other useful applications; ard, as soon as possible, Astronomy, which is much in demand.
Chemistry has also been treated in a high!y popular manner, and has converted a great number of our Subscribers into practical Students of that art. The ele çant languages of ancient Greece and of modern Rome have also occupied oar pages, and have been expounded with great care by the authors of the Lessons on these branches of Literature; ror hare we forgot our S:udents in French, as a “ Course of Readings" in that popular language is still appearing at cozrenient intervals. The Mathematics, including Algebra and Geometry, with Instrumental Arithmetic and Alathematical Lastrations, hare aiso been progressing under our own care, and these branches will be still more vigorously jersaed in our next Volume, where some of them, if possible
, wil be brought to a conclusion. Bookkeeping has a resor occupied a portion of our labours, and we shail conclude this brar.ch in a few early Numbers, with the subject of Foreign Trade. The Lessons in Reeding and Elocation will be rendered still more useful and attractive in our rat Voime; but we canno: promise any new langu.ze tiil we have finished one or more of those now in hand; the Gezan, however, is very ritar a concasion. We are preparing for Lessons in Mechanical Drawing, and in various siter bracebes which have been unavoidabis. pstponed, on account of the great demand for those which we have sisen, and which we are now carrying on. In closing these remarks, we can only say that we shall continue to place before our Readers, as we bare aways striven to do, those subjects which are the most in demand, and which are calculared to do the greatest pole good to the greatest possible number."
LESSONS IN ALGEBRA.
LESSONS IN GEOGRAPHY.
Map of France, with the Railways, and Divisions
into Prorinces and Departments; Map of
Turkey in Europe, with Greece and the Ionian
Islands; and Division into Provinces and
Islands; Map of the Austrian Empire, with
Divisions into Provinces and Population;
Map of Russia in Europe, with Divisions into
VII. Home Trade ; Memoranda of Transactions.. 108, 126
XLIII. Botanic Agents; Plants and Trees
XLIV. Animalculite Contributions to the Formation
IX. Day Book, from January till June
XLV. Agency of Coral Insects in producing Rocks 96
XLVI. Results of the Agency of Man, by Agriculture,
XLVII. Classification of the Rocks in the Earth's Crust 165
XLIX. Rocks of Recent Formation ; Rocks in course
of Formation ; Rocks formed since the Crea-
VII. Experiments on Hydrogen and Sulphuretted
XXIV. Book I. Props. XIX., XX.; with Scholia, Corol.
X. Reinsch's Process of detecting Arsenic ........
155 | XXVII., XXVIII., XXIX; Props. XXVII., XXVIII;
XXV. Principle of the Blast Furnace; The Argand LXXIX. Observations on the Paradigm of a Compound
Verb; Inseparable Prefixes,...
LXXII. Compound Sentences
79 | LXXXVI. The Tenses; Participles; Adverbs; Preposi-
LXXIX. Governmeni of Verbs; the Past Participle. 26 | VIII., IX., X., XI. The Third Declension ; Paradigms 10,39, 55, 71
LXXX. Remarks on the Foregoing Rules, etc.... 42 XII., XIII. The Second Declension contracted; the Three
Declensions reviewed; Exercises, etc......97, 115
XVII., XVIII. The Pronouns ; Personal; Rctlective;
II. Sections III, IV., and V., with Exercises, etc.
XIX. The Numerals; with Declension of the First' 235
316 XX. Numeral Adverbs ; Remarks ; General View.. 244
Participle; Numbers; Conjugations; Prefixes,
XXIII. Conjugation; Augment; Characteristic Let XIV., XV. Capillary Attraction; its Effects; Laws of
the Ascent and Depression of Liquids in Capil-
lary Tubes, between Plates of Glass, in Siphons;
of Liquids in Contact with Solids, etc... 203, 213
XVI. Endosmose, Absorption, and Imbibition; Ab.
III. The Plane Scalé and Protractor ; Principles of
spheric Pressure; Torricellian Experiment;
Cistern, Portable, and Siphon; Variations in
II. Pronunciation of Vowels and Consonants; First
Air Fountain ; Air-gun; Hero's Fountain;
IV. Pronunciation continued; Second Pronouncing
Litt- and - Force Pump; Valres; Bramal's
XI., XII. The Articles; Declension of Nouns
XXV, Echoes and Ringing Sounds; the Speaking and
Hearing Trumpets; Vibrations of Cords; the
192, 211, 232
Monochord; Nodes and Nodal Lines; Savart's
Toothed Wheel; the Siren; the Blowing
XXI. Use of the Preposition Per, and Exercises...... 356
Intervals, Sharps aud Flats; Harmony, Dis.
cord; Pulsation ; Tuning Fork; Vibrations
Keys and their Signatures......
II. The Period; the Note of Interrogation; the
III. The Comma; Rules and Examples
IV, The Semicolon ; the Colon; the Parenthesis,
Crotchets, and Brackets; Rules, etc.
XXII. Minor Tunes; Exercises ; Remarks on the Com-
IV. Description of the Skeleton Map of Africa, with
X. Bodies immersed in Liquids ; Principle of Sentences, 176. University of London. Nos. IV., V., and VI , 2 7,
Archimedes ; Hydrostatic Balance; Meta 220, 288, 345. Poetry : " Čuriosity,” 293. Mr. Cassell's Publica-
centre; Specific Gravity; the Areoneter .... 137 | tions, 317.
of Solids and Liqnids ; use of ihese Tables 157 On Bathing when Heated, 27. Arithmetic, 59. Sloane's Bar
lance, Solutions, 60. The Gift of Oratory, 1:20. University of