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NEW - Y O R K :
HAR PER & BROTHERS, 82 CLIFF-STREET.

1840.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1839, by
HAR PER & Brothers,
In the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New-York.

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Sir Humphrey Davy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

CHAPTER IV.

Diversities of Intellectual *-anio–Benim,

est . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

CHAPTER W.

Sir Thomas Lawrence; Canova; Bewick . . . . . . 78

CHAPTER VI.

Usefulness of such encouragements as the examples here given

are calculated to afford to youthful genius in every depart-

ment of Study. Self-educated Poets: Ramsay; Bloomfield;

H. K. White; Hawksworth; Goldsmith . . . . 98

CHAPTER VII.

Roger Bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122

CHAPTER VIII.

Professors of Optical Discovery: Dollond : Herschel . . 143

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