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“For we desire that men should learn and perceive how severe a thing the true inquisition of Nature is, and should accustom themselves, by the light of particulars, to enlarge their minds to the amplitude of the world, and not reduce the world to the narrowness of their minds."

LORD BACON.

IN

NATURAL HISTORY;

EXHIBITING

A POPULAR VIEW

OF

THE MOST STRIKING AND INTERESTING OBJECTS OF THE

MATERIAL WORLD.

Xllustrated by Ten Engravings.

BY WILLIAM RHIND,

MEMBER OF THE ROYAL MEDICAL AND ROYAL PHYSICAL

SOCIETIES OF EDINBURGH.

EDINBURGH:

PUBLISHED BY
OLIVER & BOYD, TWEEDDALE-COURT;

AND

SIMPKIN & MARSHALL, LONDON.

1830.

AARVARD COLLECTION

Gan 4, 1937)

Pariegatened bellum ifratát,

ENTERED IN STATIONERS' HALL.

OLIVER & BOYD, PRINTERS.

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