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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9 "Dyer" to "Echidna"   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) Macrons and breves above letters and dots below letters were not inserted.

(5) dP stands for the partial derivative symbol, or curled 'd'.

(6) [oo] stands for the infinity symbol, and [int] for the integral symbol.

(7) Letters followed with a grave accent "`" have originally dots above.

(8) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

ARTICLE DYER, JOHN: "His poems were collected by Dodsley in 1770, and by Mr Edward Thomas in 1903 for the Welsh Library, vol. iv." 'poems' amended from 'peoms'.

ARTICLE EAR: "The membranous semicircular canals are very much smaller in section than the bony; in the ampulla of each is a ridge..." 'the' amended from 'tbe'.

ARTICLE EARTH, FIGURE OF THE: "O. Callandreau, 'Mémoire sur la théorie de la figure des planètes,' Ann. obs. de Paris (1889);..." 'Callandreau' amended from 'Callendreau'.

ARTICLE EATON, THEOPHILUS: "In October 1639 a form of government was adopted, based on the Mosaic Law, and Eaton was elected governor... Continue reading book >>


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