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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4 "Coquelin" to "Costume"   By:

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(1) Numbers following letters (without space) like C2 were originally printed in subscript. When letters are subscripted, they are preceded by an underscore, like C n.

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were originally printed in superscript.

(3) Side notes were relocated to function as titles of their respective paragraphs.

(4) Letters topped by Macron are represented as [=x].

(5) Letters topped by Breve are represented as [)x].

(6) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

Article CORDUROY: "From the ribbed appearance of the cloth the name corduroy is applied, particularly in America, to a rough road of logs laid transversely side by side, usually across swampy ground." 'America' from 'Amercia'.

Article CORNEILLE, PIERRE: "the only contemporary whose genius entitled him to criticise Corneille." 'entitled' amended from 'entiled'.

Article CORNET: "while in France the instruments with detachable mouthpiece were distinguished by the addition of à bouquin." 'addition' amended from 'adition'.

Article CORNET: "but from the explanation now given, it will be readily understood." Omitted the word 'but' after 'explanation'.

Article CORN LAWS: "and the permission accorded by the statute of 1773 to import foreign corn at any price, to be reexported duty free, was modified by a warehouse duty of 2s... Continue reading book >>

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