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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5 "Dinard" to "Dodsworth"   By:

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Transcriber's notes:

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

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were 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 with a dot below are represented as [x.].

(6) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

Article DIPLOMATIC: "Of later date was the Ars dictaminis of Bernard of Chartres of the 12th century." Omitted a superfluous '('.

Article DIPTERA: "they are simply Cyclorrhapha much modified owing to parasitism, and in view of the closely similar mode of reproduction in the tsetse flies the special designation Pupipara should be abandoned." 'similar' amended from 'similiar'.

Article DIPTERA: "The famous Tertiary beds at Florissant, Colorado, have yielded a considerable number of remarkably well preserved Tipulidae." 'of' amended from 'or'.

Article DIRECTORS: "They have to carry on the company's business, to extend and consolidate it, and to do this they must have a free hand and a large discretion to deal with the exigencies of the commercial situation... Continue reading book >>

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