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j Haddon, Printer, Castl, Street, London.

THE

LONDON
LONDON ENCYCLOPÆDIA,

OR

UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY

OF

SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE, AND PRACTICAL MECHANICS,

COMPRISING A

POPULAR VIEW OF THE PRESENT STATE OF KNOWLEDGE.

ILLUSTRATED BY

NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS, A GENERAL ATLAS,

AND APPROPRIATE DIAGRAMS.

Sie oportet ad librum, presertim misce.lanei generis, regendum accedere lectorem, ut solet ad conviviuna convive civilts,
Convivacor annititur omnibus satisfacere; et tamen si quid apponitur, quod hujus aut illius palato non respondeat, et hic et ine
crtane dissimalant, et alia fercula probant, ne quid contristent convivatorem.

Erasinus.
A messer snould at gown to a book, especially of the miscellaneous kind, as a well-behaved visitor does to a banquet. The
Master of the least exerts himself to satisfy his guests; but if, after all his care and pains, something should appear on the table
trai does not suit this or that person's taste. thev politely pass it over without notice, and commend other dishes, that they may not
distrus a kind host.

Translation.

BY THE ORIGINAL EDITOR OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA METROPOLITANA,

ASSISTED BY EMINENT PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER GENTLEMEN.

IN TWENTY-TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE;

SOLD BY N. HAILES, PICCADILLY; E. WILSON, ROYAL EXCHANGE ; J. MASON, CITY ROAD;

BOWDERY & KERBY, OXFORD STREET:
GRIFFIN & CO. GLASGOW: J. CUMMING, DUBLIN: M. BAUDRY, PARIS: F. FLEISCHER, LEIPSIC:
AND WHIPPLE & LAWRENCE, SALEM, NORTH AMERICA.

1829.

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